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This is our facade. Render in Dulux Highgate, cladding in Shale Grey, roof in Shale grey. Barge and finials in white. It looks a lot lighter on a sunny day as you can…

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amilelka
Dec 12, 2018 2:30 pm
dany
dany
Yesterday

How often do you visit your site?

How often do you visit your site?
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well they have said they will replace the doors and dry out the floor. I have asked them to get the stairs assessed by the supplier / manufacturer . There is a race…

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dany
Dec 17, 2018 8:02 pm
dany
sparekh
sparekh
1 November

Things you forget - summary page 32

Things you forget - summary page 32
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I created a special webpage with all the summary of this thread so far. It helps to see everything consolidated on one page and get easy access ( easy to remember site…

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sparekh
Nov 01, 2018 4:13 pm
sparekh

Hall and Hart - handover site leveling issue

Hall and Hart - handover site leveling issue

Pretty standard across the industry. It’s pathetic really. Owner end up footing the bill for further escalation just to meet code.

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kirashogun
Dec 18, 2018 11:51 pm

Building with Wisdom Homes

Building with Wisdom Homes
NSW
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We upgraded the filter and just the standard electric heating. Overall happy with the outcome and all handled through wisdom. Wisdom pool guys are also really good to deal…

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doosra
Dec 18, 2018 11:20 pm

Who else is building with Eden Brae?

Who else is building with Eden Brae?
NSW
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Sounds like the kind of job they did on mine, cracks everywhere in the Mortar

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qwertydrive
Dec 18, 2018 9:20 pm

Just a very rushed drive by today, frame fully assembled and gutters completed, roofing is onsite and hopefully on and wrapped by the end of this week to handover to brick…

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Jamesp85
Dec 18, 2018 8:15 pm
Jamesp85
Drew01
Drew01
13 h

Building Bayside : Our Glendale 45

Building Bayside : Our Glendale 45
VIC
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We've tried kks, everytime we've met them we've offered them a drink, be it cold water on a hot day, tea or coffee on a cold day... I just don't think they're nice…

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Drew01
Dec 18, 2018 5:40 pm
Drew01

Coral Homes general build thread

Coral Homes general build thread
QLD
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The Monash is slightly different than our Bronte. I take it that you have seen the 3-D imagining on Coral's site. That has the glass rather than the railing.

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Corallake
Dec 18, 2018 5:29 pm
Corallake

Building Hamilton 230 with mimosa homes

Building Hamilton 230 with mimosa homes
VIC
1, 2, 3, 4

Hi Yasir, How did you go? Have you got your keys yet? I saw your review on product review.

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guru1612
Dec 18, 2018 4:38 pm

KDR in Melbourne SE suburbs- Carlisle - Montpellier 51

KDR in Melbourne SE suburbs- Carlisle - Montpellier 51
NSW
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Don't know. SS working only till Thursday. So will see what gets done until then.

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HoneyDee
Dec 18, 2018 4:35 pm
HoneyDee

We got our bricks delivered last week. They were supposed to start the sarking of the house today, but have yet to start. Hopefully will be done tomorrow. The feature…

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stanus
Dec 18, 2018 4:12 pm
stanus

Building with Metricon

Building with Metricon
NSW
1 ... 410, 411, 412

You can buy this from Bunnings complete with the small posts attached that get nailed to the top of the fence. Like in this link...

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shokel1975
Dec 18, 2018 3:38 pm
shokel1975

I will never ever build with wisdom homes. Horrible experien

I will never ever build with wisdom homes. Horrible experien

I build my house with wisdom homes, had to go through with lot of trouble. Such as inappropriate site supervisor, inappropriate variation added at the end of the…

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ash1024
Dec 18, 2018 3:37 pm
Cooky
Cooky
16 h

Building at Bardia - New Breeze

Building at Bardia - New Breeze
NSW
1 ... 50, 51, 52

Correct, so if your lot is undervalued by 30k, bringing it's worth to 430k and not the 460k you paid, the bank will require you to either produce the additional 30k in…

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Cooky
Dec 18, 2018 3:01 pm
Cooky

New here we are building the Doulton 56 with extension

New here we are building the Doulton 56 with extension
VIC
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Hi Doulton Could you please post a close up pic of your rangehood. We have 2.7m ceilings n removed bulkhead in kitchen so could have extra tall cabinets n hubby said that…

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excited_builders
Dec 18, 2018 2:57 pm

Clarendon Homes | QLD | Sheridan 41

Clarendon Homes | QLD | Sheridan 41
QLD
1, 2

Today we got our Council approval. Yay! Interestingly, part of the drawings submitted to the council included the kitchen, WIP, and wet area elevation drawings (which…

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TiredHalo
Dec 18, 2018 1:59 pm
TiredHalo

So October was pretty much a write off as it was either raining or the ground too boggy to bring in the machinery. November was spent building the Great Wall of…

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Hillsbuilds
Dec 18, 2018 1:56 pm

It’s Tuesday and the rammed earth boys were in early today. They have started forming the wall. The steel posts are in for support. The mixture is looking really good…

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gablesrocks
Dec 18, 2018 12:54 pm

Anyone built with Hotondo Homes (Darvale Homes) Melton?

Anyone built with Hotondo Homes (Darvale Homes) Melton?

Which plan did you go for? How wasnyour experince with them? How was their build quality? Did you face any issues? Most of the volume builders seems to be a hit and…

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Iamlama
Dec 18, 2018 10:52 am

Metricon Liberty 45 in Ryde NSW

Metricon Liberty 45 in Ryde NSW
NSW
1 ... 37, 38, 39

How many RU is that data rack? Looking to get a similar sized one. Also, hows the temperature in the garage? Not sure whether i should put my rack in the garage or maybe…

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seanpain4
Dec 18, 2018 10:43 am
ehhc
ehhc
Yesterday

Sekisui | Burbank - Cedarwood1828

Sekisui | Burbank - Cedarwood1828
NSW
1 ... 40, 41, 42

Thanks for the tips guys!! Planted most of them, lol not looking the best. Trying to stick to the nursery’s advice on matured size so everything looks a little small and…

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ehhc
Dec 17, 2018 11:04 pm
ehhc
rajesh
rajesh
Yesterday

Building with Eden Brae - Narrow Cavity Sliding Doors

Building with Eden Brae - Narrow Cavity Sliding Doors

Thanks Salfield and Gillybean for your insight. Today, construction manager agreed to rectify this by making the opening 720mm or as close as possible.

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rajesh
Dec 17, 2018 10:17 pm
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excited_builders
Dec 17, 2018 9:58 pm
Emlyaln
Emlyaln
Yesterday

Pavilion, Casey fields.

Pavilion, Casey fields.
VIC

Hi guys. Just a quickie to see if anyone is building at Pavilion, Casey fields? Stages 1&2 titled a few weeks ago and our build with Beachwood constructions in stage 1 is…

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Emlyaln
Dec 17, 2018 9:38 pm
Manj
Manj
Yesterday

Inspired Homes/Como Homes - Plaster

Inspired Homes/Como Homes - Plaster
VIC
1 ... 7, 8, 9

Week 21 Plaster! Amazing! Here's lots of photos: Entry World's tallest garage Bulkhead in the master…

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Manj
Dec 17, 2018 8:04 pm
Manj
Sarabjeet Singh
Sarabjeet Singh
17 December

Dennis Family Homes - Most horrible builder

Dennis Family Homes - Most horrible builder

Been 10 months, paid initial deposit and still paper work is not complete. Sales person misguided, contractor is incompetent, called head office to complaint but staff is…

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Sarabjeet Singh
Dec 17, 2018 6:28 pm
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Newy-Jan
Dec 17, 2018 4:50 pm
Default
Default
17 December

Anyone building in Ashford Park estate, Werribee?

Anyone building in Ashford Park estate, Werribee?
VIC

I was told January 2018 title date when I signed the papers.

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Default
Dec 17, 2018 4:20 pm
nada17
nada17
17 December

Building with Kurmond Homes

Building with Kurmond Homes
NSW
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hi guys, just an update on our home! :) we moved in an enjoying our new home. apart from things I described earlier there are a few minor things we are going to put to our…

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nada17
Dec 17, 2018 3:21 pm
Rhani89
Rhani89
17 December

Coral Homes Daydream 28 Far North Coast NSW

Coral Homes Daydream 28 Far North Coast NSW
NSW
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Thanks so much Brad, so there is a standard agregate option and that is midnight? If we go with midnight do we still have to pay an upgrade cost to upgrade to aggregate?…

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Rhani89
Dec 17, 2018 2:18 pm
WisdomHomes
WisdomHomes
17 December

Wisdom Homes Admin Issues

Wisdom Homes Admin Issues

Hi cgoldring, Sorry to hear of your experience to date. I have asked our Customer Service Manager to contact you directly to discuss with you in more detail and to put…

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WisdomHomes
Dec 17, 2018 1:39 pm
WisdomHomes
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jamesn
Dec 17, 2018 12:47 pm
steel
steel
17 December

WA Demolish and Build - Ben Trager

WA Demolish and Build - Ben Trager

I didnt make any ammendments. Ask BT for clarification.

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steel
Dec 17, 2018 11:55 am
ShaunBryson
ShaunBryson
17 December

Montgomery Homes

Montgomery Homes
NSW

Hi Cliffo, would love to read your blog, we are going with Carolina 302

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ShaunBryson
Dec 17, 2018 11:15 am
blackcat20
blackcat20
17 December

Starting our KDR journey Metricon Glendale 50

Starting our KDR journey Metricon Glendale 50
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What havent they removed? In my experience all the bark around the slab gets left. We pushed for them to remove all the dirty fill they'd spread but it took a serious…

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blackcat20
Dec 17, 2018 9:26 am
blackcat20
donna79
donna79
16 December

Building Panama 33 Plantation Homes

Building Panama 33 Plantation Homes

How long did your build take? I’m trying to figure out how long to extend our lease by😞

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donna79
Dec 16, 2018 11:14 pm
iTool
iTool
16 December

Retired Builder /engineer and designer/project manager.

Retired Builder /engineer and designer/project manager.

...and as expected, he demonstrates my point. Thread views up 35% since last night, I'm sure OP appreciates the bump. I'm not quite sure how the techno-predilections of…

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iTool
Dec 16, 2018 11:43 am
vanessah2015
vanessah2015
16 December

HGWA Baldivis

HGWA Baldivis
WA
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Hi I hope prestart goes okay for you, it’s such a full On but fun day, I love our ashwood gloss cabinetry and I personally feel it goes really well with a Carrera…

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vanessah2015
Dec 16, 2018 2:01 am
vanessah2015

Selections / Changes requested over email Facade Colour Scheme ( Metricon Glendale Aspire Facade )

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dany
Dec 15, 2018 10:24 pm
dany
gogo65
gogo65
15 December

Wisdom home newpark

Wisdom home newpark

There is a whole thread on wisdom homes, just ask any questions you may have there.

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gogo65
Dec 15, 2018 7:24 pm
gogo65
GarethB
GarethB
15 December

Coral Homes – Lisbon 25, Hervey Bay / QLD

Coral Homes – Lisbon 25, Hervey Bay / QLD
QLD
1, 2, 3

Thanks :) I am really happy with it so far. Can't wait to go and see it but it will be mostly finished by the time i see it next.

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GarethB
Dec 15, 2018 9:39 am
GarethB
Amanda_Ly
Amanda_Ly
15 December

Building with Hall & Hart Homes

Building with Hall & Hart Homes
NSW
1 ... 27, 28, 29

Is anyone building or have built the Eylse with a Classic facade? Would love to see some pics as I'm having trouble deciding...

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Amanda_Ly
Dec 15, 2018 6:42 am
fademan
fademan
15 December

Porter Davis - Madison 40

Porter Davis - Madison 40
VIC
1 ... 21, 22, 23

I'm going to put a plain epoxy coating on the garage floor between Christmas and New Year's. Getting it from here: Epoxysupplies.com.au

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fademan
Dec 15, 2018 12:02 am
Melos
Melos
14 December

Final Valuation - what happens if it isn't good enough?

Final Valuation - what happens if it isn't good enough?

Hey Amy, I can’t comment directly as our house is still being built. But about 10 yrs ago we refinanced a unit in order to get another loan and we had been given some…

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Melos
Dec 14, 2018 9:02 pm
Iamlama
Iamlama
14 December

Life Estate - Point Cook

Life Estate - Point Cook
VIC
1, 2, 3, 4

Are you aware of any custom builders servicing west ?

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Iamlama
Dec 14, 2018 4:14 pm
Iamlama
Iamlama
14 December

Building Saba 310 with Mimosa Homes in Melbourne West

Building Saba 310 with Mimosa Homes in Melbourne West

Is there any other builder changing customers for inspection? Also, It seems that Mimosa won't allow any changes at all, after colour selection. Even if you are trying…

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Iamlama
Dec 14, 2018 4:11 pm
Rhani89
Rhani89
14 December

Andenbrook Ballina

Andenbrook Ballina

Hi Radford, noticed your post on a different post saying you are building in Banyan Hill. we are too. We are stage 1 with coral homes :)

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Rhani89
Dec 14, 2018 3:27 pm

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marz1983
Dec 14, 2018 3:23 pm

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