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Drew01
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Building Bayside : Design Change...

Building Bayside : Design Change...
VIC
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I know, right? Submitted our VicSmart application forms to Melbourne Water last week, so hoping that will come through shortly, then it's in the hands of the demo…

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Drew01
Jun 29, 2017 8:49 pm
Drew01

The Jeffery Pad - Coral Homes - QLD

The Jeffery Pad - Coral Homes - QLD
QLD
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Well its been 2 weeks since tiles started on our floors. They still haven't returned, main floor still needs grouting and wall tiles have not begun. Again our SS emailed a…

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bribiebell
Jun 29, 2017 8:49 pm
bribiebell

Metricon Savannah 34 - Kitchen & Pantry Cabinetry Is In....

Metricon Savannah 34 - Kitchen & Pantry Cabinetry Is In....
NSW
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Thanks Firejack, you're a legend! Interestingly that's exactly the same as what they've done at mine. I guess that's the way they do it. Still seems odd the L…

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nomnomnom
Jun 29, 2017 8:48 pm
nomnomnom
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Bri1234
Jun 29, 2017 8:47 pm

Building with Wisdom Homes

Building with Wisdom Homes
NSW
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Hi MrsLlamas Would you happen to remember what W charged you for the WIR fitout? I'm thinking of adding another draw & shelf set, as in your photo, but have no idea what…

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Chinoandbebe
Jun 29, 2017 8:45 pm
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Katran
Jun 29, 2017 8:44 pm

KDR - SE Melb - Simonds Flinders

KDR - SE Melb - Simonds Flinders
VIC
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Lol. Ta. I'll definitely get on to it this week. Form is mostly filled in but we are on a corner and the form doesn't have a diagram for that. Did you include…

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Bri1234
Jun 29, 2017 8:42 pm

My KDR Metricon Hampshire - Liberty - 45 Melb

My KDR Metricon Hampshire - Liberty - 45 Melb
VIC
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The worst time to start framing. We tried to avoid it but there's nothing we can do Damn you Murphy's Law!!! My KDR Metricon Hampshire - Liberty - 45 …

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Renman
Jun 29, 2017 8:41 pm
Renman
ehhc
ehhc
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Sekisui | Burbank - Cedarwood1828

Sekisui | Burbank - Cedarwood1828
NSW
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Thanks...from you and trimum's reports, P.T seems like a very reasonable person. But hmm is cornice better than no cornice? I remember reading abobut your 3 step in…

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ehhc
Jun 29, 2017 8:41 pm
ehhc

Building with Simonds in Adelaide

Building with Simonds in Adelaide
SA
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I adore your furry supervisor there... it's so funny when they think they are 'helping' by doing the inspecting as you go along. Don't you wish they had hands so you could…

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JayaJaya
Jun 29, 2017 8:40 pm
JayaJaya
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allblaqk
Jun 29, 2017 8:40 pm
allblaqk
Renman
Renman
11 m

Metricon Henderson 42

Metricon Henderson 42
NSW
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You forgot to attached the pic. My KDR Metricon Hampshire - Liberty - 45 viewtopic.php?t=86114

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Renman
Jun 29, 2017 8:38 pm
Renman
ehhc
ehhc
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KDR in Sydney - Sekisui Luzia 2

KDR in Sydney - Sekisui Luzia 2
NSW
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oh really? tile appointment was meant to happen at Slab or Frame stage.... Should ask your CSO..

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ehhc
Jun 29, 2017 8:35 pm
ehhc

The CARLISLE HOMES & SPECTRA General Information Thread

The CARLISLE HOMES & SPECTRA General Information Thread
VIC
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I would advise you to check the building period and the damages for late completion to be on the safe side. Also review the alternate solutions.

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skycloud
Jun 29, 2017 8:33 pm
Teva
Teva
20 m

Trinity Lux Q1 - Plantation Homes QLD

Trinity Lux Q1 - Plantation Homes QLD
QLD
1 ... 4, 5, 6

Thanks so much. It's great to get an understanding of the pricing. We have allowed about $50k for amends, as we don't need many, just some small upgrades and then of…

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Teva
Jun 29, 2017 8:29 pm

Coral Homes general build thread

Coral Homes general build thread
QLD
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I know they loved the Noosa so much but walk round a Daydream - why aren't they walking around their Home

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dougang287
Jun 29, 2017 8:29 pm

Building the Simonds Palisade in Gippsland

Building the Simonds Palisade in Gippsland
VIC
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Haha yes very unfortunate name! Ours are 450 porcelain as well. Probably the same ones

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Cassie.f90
Jun 29, 2017 8:23 pm

Soil Reports and Engineer's Report

Soil Reports and Engineer's Report

I am building with Metricon and asked for fixed site costs. The fine print says subject to soil and survey test but i have been reassured that it is definitely fixed.…

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Cellaraso
Jun 29, 2017 8:17 pm

Building an Allworth Home in Coast Central Estate at Wyee

Building an Allworth Home in Coast Central Estate at Wyee
NSW

Hi Ally, We too are building in Wyee! This will be our first build so it's great to hear others building in the same area. We bought a block also in Lawrence Ave (Stage…

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Tasha.M
Jun 29, 2017 8:11 pm
Tasha.M

New Building Seaford Meadows SA

New Building Seaford Meadows SA
SA
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Ahhh no Jayjaya, that's rough! Hopefully that's the end of your bad health patch I must start walking past your place when I'm out and about, might even bump…

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Marshall5858
Jun 29, 2017 8:04 pm
jcal14
jcal14
58 m

New Living Homes

New Living Homes
NSW
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It comes to personal preference if you want to change the type of downlight, as for me I will be doing all the downlights after handover and wanted to have LED type with…

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jcal14
Jun 29, 2017 7:51 pm

Coral Homes - Modified Longreach 33 in QLD

Coral Homes - Modified Longreach 33 in QLD
QLD
1 ... 14, 15, 16

Hi Craig, Another week almost over and no more Panorama shots from you...what going on with that! Hows this week been

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bribiebell
Jun 29, 2017 7:40 pm
bribiebell

Billys Lookout - Coral - Grange 26

Billys Lookout - Coral - Grange 26
NSW
1 ... 7, 8, 9

Hi BD77 Do we have any good news updates?? Been almost a month since you have updated your thread. Where are you at with everything??

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bribiebell
Jun 29, 2017 7:34 pm
bribiebell

Building a Noosa 29 in north brisbane

Building a Noosa 29 in north brisbane
QLD
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Hi Caitnkase, Hows your beautiful Noosa29 going?? Have you decked out the WIR with your Ikea Pax yet?? Maybe some landscaping updates for us all

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bribiebell
Jun 29, 2017 7:30 pm
bribiebell

Coral modified Stradbroke

Coral modified Stradbroke
NSW
1 ... 54, 55, 56

I'm thinking of you everyday it must be so frustrating you poor thing, hows your 3 boys coping with it must be hard on them also. Any word or action from anyone about…

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bribiebell
Jun 29, 2017 7:24 pm
bribiebell

Coral Homes - Modified Bronte

Coral Homes - Modified Bronte
NSW
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Omg you poor thing its so horrible they can do this to people. We all long to be in our new homes and it all comes at a massive financial stress also. I hope you can get…

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bribiebell
Jun 29, 2017 7:16 pm
bribiebell

Who's building with Clarendon??

Who's building with Clarendon??
NSW
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Has anyone done a kitchen with Clarendon with 2.75m ceilings and no bulkhead? Would like to know how it looks like and what you think of it so far (if you're living in…

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Buildingourfirstnest
Jun 29, 2017 6:59 pm

Thisisadu- I went with vinyl planks which is much stronger than bamboo as in no high heel marks no furniture markings and no tapping noise when walking on compared to…

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marina12
Jun 29, 2017 6:58 pm
marina12

Building the Waldorf Grange by Porter Davis

Building the Waldorf Grange by Porter Davis
VIC
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We had a helpful sales consultant that gave us the full price list with every possible inclusion in the Greenvale display home and then said let's work backwards and…

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Waldorf_Grange_Build
Jun 29, 2017 6:49 pm
Waldorf_Grange_Build

deflection in a ceiling beam.... how much is too much?

deflection in a ceiling beam.... how much is too much?
VIC

I'd be surprised if anyone here can answer better that your engineer who has done the calculations - after all, that's what engineering is. For what it's worth though, I…

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arcadelt
Jun 29, 2017 6:34 pm

I think those are bit thicker than normal. Is it tolerable? all the brick works have similar diameter , 1.5~2.3mm If it is wrong, what should I do?

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cbm31
Jun 29, 2017 6:12 pm

After finishing the build a couple of months ago, this week, we started landscaping. Here's some progress photos.

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techau
Jun 29, 2017 6:01 pm
techau

Our Custom Hamptons Inspired Home - We are slabbed!

Our Custom Hamptons Inspired Home - We are slabbed!
VIC
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yikes that house is gorgeous. whilst we are not going that grand, nice to see some of the colours we have selected in that house.

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WifeofHunza
Jun 29, 2017 5:43 pm
WifeofHunza

Our First Home Build with Commodore Homes in Seville Grove!

Our First Home Build with Commodore Homes in Seville Grove!
WA
1, 2, 3

Yup we got a quote of $13k just for the network cabling, intercom system and cabling for 4x CCTV cameras (not even including the cameras, they were to be supplied and…

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mrsdoe
Jun 29, 2017 5:40 pm
mrsdoe

Building Modified Statesman Ashville

Building Modified Statesman Ashville
SA

I think your 4 year old has worked out a really good room system for himself. 😅

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alysanne
Jun 29, 2017 5:40 pm

B & D's First build with HGWA

B & D's First build with HGWA
WA
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Yes please message his details through that would be great thanks! Glad to hear that you didn't have too many issues all up :-) Thanks Again!

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jshaw88
Jun 29, 2017 5:34 pm

JG King modified Heywood - Bricks started!

JG King modified Heywood - Bricks started!
VIC
1 ... 36, 37, 38

It's looking so good Bank! - B A vue of the pines on the Gold Coast forum.homeone.com.au/viewtopic.php?f=31&t=87210

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Bridgetwitch
Jun 29, 2017 5:24 pm
Bridgetwitch

Who is or has built Clarendon homes paddington ?

Who is or has built Clarendon homes paddington ?
NSW

Hi All, I am planning to build a 5bed house for my family. I am settings my mind to build Paddington 31 . Like to have your input and ideas.

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Bernardraj
Jun 29, 2017 5:23 pm

Wall mounting a Smart TV - what do I need?

Wall mounting a Smart TV - what do I need?
VIC

I think our Foxtel point is down below. Although we will never get Foxtel anyway lol. I don't even know why we got the points. I know that we had issues in our bedroom…

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MrsJM
Jun 29, 2017 4:24 pm
MrsJM

Liquidate Damges for builders

Liquidate Damges for builders
NSW

Coral is $50 up to PCI only. They need to provide written detail within I think it is 10 days of becoming aware of a delay. That is- no getting to the end of the build and…

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MrsJM
Jun 29, 2017 4:19 pm
MrsJM

Domaine homes by clerondon

Domaine homes by clerondon
NSW
1, 2

That's what we're doing. Domaine are doing the ducting and droppers and the unit after h/o.

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Phil94
Jun 29, 2017 4:06 pm

Clarendon Sheridan Build - Box Hill NSW

Clarendon Sheridan Build - Box Hill NSW
NSW
1, 2

Hello All, Happy to see an active forum on Highgrove Box hill I have deposited on stage 3 . working on a house plan. I am currently looking at Paddington house design. I…

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Bernardraj
Jun 29, 2017 3:50 pm

KDR Sekisui House - St George

KDR Sekisui House - St George
NSW
1 ... 36, 37, 38

More bricks and bin delivered, after seeing bricks SS may have change order of roof tiles and bricking. No room on site if roof tiles are deliver this week. Build Thread…

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shazaw
Jun 29, 2017 2:45 pm

First Home Builders - Metricon Zara 29

First Home Builders - Metricon Zara 29
QLD

Cool. I'll check them out. Haven't looked for pool buiders yet as we have few retaining walls to organise before the pool and a long driveway. Hopefully we can get them…

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herny29
Jun 29, 2017 2:43 pm


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