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Melbournevic
Melbournevic
19 March

Show us your facade...

Show us your facade...
1, 2, 3, 4

Thanks. That's really helpful and great idea too with rendering the garage.

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Melbournevic
Mar 19, 2019 7:01 pm
steel
steel
12 March

How often do you visit your site?

How often do you visit your site?
1 ... 31, 32, 33

Weekly to Fortnightly. I dont get why people like staring at the same bricks day after day.Things dont move that quickly.

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steel
Mar 12, 2019 8:34 am
Melbournevic
Melbournevic
19 February

Things you forget - summary page 32

Things you forget - summary page 32
1 ... 52, 53, 54

Just an update that the request to move the wall has been declined. I was told that no structural change in the production. Anyway, I should be happy for what it is now.…

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Melbournevic
Feb 19, 2019 1:00 pm

Yeah that's what I'd do - mind it'd be a fairly small void - the width of the hallway and the length from the front up to Bed 4 doorway... So maybe 1m x 1.5m -ish? Kind…

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KingTaco
Mar 21, 2019 8:25 pm
KingTaco

Build contract

Build contract

Cool, write your own then.

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sweetswisssteel
Mar 21, 2019 8:03 pm

Building Inspectors

Building Inspectors
SA

What a load of rubbish. Metricon fixed every defect found from every stage inspection. A decent inspector will list the Defects and how they violate the building code. And…

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sweetswisssteel
Mar 21, 2019 8:02 pm

Metricon Denver 45

Metricon Denver 45

I was looking at the plans and thought "that's a nice layout... rooms look a bit small but they'll make it work".... then I looked at the dimensions of the…

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KingTaco
Mar 21, 2019 6:27 pm
KingTaco

Building the Simonds Cleland 233 in SA

Building the Simonds Cleland 233 in SA
SA
1, 2

Thanks for the tips :) been taking plenty of pics etc and a vid following the pipes for future references too , also got all that data 👏 hopefully they have done the…

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Tysonandkaylie
Mar 21, 2019 5:44 pm

Building Bayside : Our Glendale 45

Building Bayside : Our Glendale 45
VIC
1 ... 24, 25, 26

looks fantastic! how does this compare to colored brushed concrete pricewise ?

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ligongl
Mar 21, 2019 5:08 pm
ligongl

Our new home construction journey with "Better Built Homes"

Our new home construction journey with "Better Built Homes"
NSW
1, 2

Thank you! Our bricks are Blackberry Austral (Wilderness Range), and cladding colour is Taubmans Marble Mist.

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Vivek
Mar 21, 2019 3:43 pm
Vivek

Who else is building with Eden Brae?

Who else is building with Eden Brae?
NSW
1 ... 762, 763, 764

Anyone has idea on the 600*600 mm tiles prices from Di Lorenzo. I am assuming default for lifestyle series is 450*450?

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Iftekhar
Mar 21, 2019 3:22 pm

VIP Sale at Beacon Lighting... picked up a great bargain and got our dining room pendants :) Love how they look in the Glendale 42 display at Rockbank...

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shokel1975
Mar 21, 2019 2:28 pm
shokel1975

Our build with Express Two Storey (Ventura) in South West WA

Our build with Express Two Storey (Ventura) in South West WA
WA

Good luck with the build. You certainly learn heaps (and spend way more) than yo u ever thought you would about what goes into a house..

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steel
Mar 21, 2019 2:28 pm
kks
kks
6 h

Hebel Or Bricks

Hebel Or Bricks
1, 2

20 years ago had a few spare aerated concrete blocks which were then used as part of an outdoor landscaping project - OK, shouldn't do that - last time I saw those…

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kks
Mar 21, 2019 2:25 pm

Life Estate - Point Cook

Life Estate - Point Cook
VIC
1, 2, 3, 4, 5

Can you please PM me the contact details?

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mrcool4
Mar 21, 2019 1:31 pm

Crack in slab

Crack in slab
QLD

Thanks for your comment. I should tell that your PCI guide is really good.

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Clean
Mar 21, 2019 11:27 am
VTL
VTL
9 h

Allura Estate

Allura Estate
VIC
1 ... 114, 115, 116

Sorry to hear , any of your neighbours have CCTV? See if anyone has been lurking around?

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VTL
Mar 21, 2019 11:22 am
VTL

Building new home

Building new home
SA

Builders position downpipes at the end of walls for aesthetics, not good design. A hipped roof has small roof areas at the end of walls. When downpipes are positioned…

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SaveH2O
Mar 21, 2019 11:18 am
SaveH2O
MrsAJ
MrsAJ
11 h

Coral Homes general build thread

Coral Homes general build thread
QLD
1 ... 569, 570, 571

Thanks Ryan for your reply. It has put my mind at ease 😊 Your kitchen looks fab 😍 what size is your breakfast bar?

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MrsAJ
Mar 21, 2019 10:17 am

Anyone built with format or dechellis in sa?

Anyone built with format or dechellis in sa?

Hiya, We are building with Dechellis and happy so far. We have found they care about quality over quantity so they take their time and have done a great job with…

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NicolleAW
Mar 21, 2019 8:39 am

Has anyome built with Reward Homes- Riverstone

Has anyome built with Reward Homes- Riverstone

My advice would be don’t use project homes, they always take far longer and the quality is never as good. Custom home builders can get the house up in 5-8 months and are…

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Jacqui1
Mar 21, 2019 7:05 am

Fairhaven Homes

Fairhaven Homes
VIC
1 ... 22, 23, 24

CalicoCat anything get fixed yet? Would you suggest we don't pay the final payment until everything has been fixed. Or doesn't it work that way. Are you getting more…

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GEOnTREY
Mar 20, 2019 9:58 pm

Fairhaven Riverview 266 with Surfcoast facade

Fairhaven Riverview 266 with Surfcoast facade
VIC

EmmaK8 your slab looks fantastic! Did you watch the pour? Our slab was supposed to be poured last Friday and still hasn't been done, no idea why. Darbecca told us the…

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GEOnTREY
Mar 20, 2019 9:52 pm

March 20th - Roof work starts Roof timbers delivered today and the guys are straight into it....

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thme
Mar 20, 2019 8:34 pm
alymei
alymei
Yesterday

Custom build on acerage in Ipswich QLD

Custom build on acerage in Ipswich QLD
QLD
1, 2

Spab pour booked for 9th April - hopefully we get some site action soon!

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alymei
Mar 20, 2019 8:34 pm
KA1212
KA1212
Yesterday

Stockland Elara at Marsden Park

Stockland Elara at Marsden Park
NSW
1 ... 139, 140, 141

Hi All Any idea when stage 28 is rego?

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KA1212
Mar 20, 2019 6:57 pm
brokenstick
brokenstick
Yesterday

Dispute with builder over brickwork - advice wanted from tho

Dispute with builder over brickwork - advice wanted from tho
VIC

Ah OK, I also thought it was due to the light reflecting differently off the top In that case I also agree it is very bad

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brokenstick
Mar 20, 2019 4:22 pm
brokenstick
gillybean
gillybean
Yesterday

Wrong render color?

Wrong render color?
QLD

It could also have been 1/4 or 1/2 strength Terrible Billy. Billy proving to be a little sh*t

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gillybean
Mar 20, 2019 2:46 pm
gillybean
marjencait
marjencait
Yesterday

KDR Henley Emporio 43

KDR Henley Emporio 43

We have been in our home 2years end of June. Their trades are still visiting us....😩😩

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marjencait
Mar 20, 2019 2:15 pm
Special_K
Special_K
Yesterday

Tips for PCI with metricon

Tips for PCI with metricon
VIC

Hi All, We're coming up to PCI in the next week or two and was wondering if people could pass on their hints and tips in dealing with M? .... and yes, I have an inspector booked !

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Special_K
Mar 20, 2019 1:43 pm
TiredHalo
TiredHalo
Yesterday

Metricon Sentosa 52 Modified

Metricon Sentosa 52 Modified
1, 2, 3, 4, 5

We're going to use Google Assistant. Over the last couple of weeks we helped the hubby's parents in their new home and they had Alexa, and omg, the pain. Maybe some of…

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TiredHalo
Mar 20, 2019 1:01 pm
TiredHalo
stage28
stage28
Yesterday

Who's building with fowler homes???

Who's building with fowler homes???
NSW

Thank you . We signed up with Fowler in March 2017 with a promise…

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stage28
Mar 20, 2019 11:20 am
saeen
saeen
Yesterday

8Homes vs Burbank?

8Homes vs Burbank?
VIC

OK thanks I am in Manor Lakes. All the best with your build...

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saeen
Mar 20, 2019 10:59 am
gogo65
gogo65
Yesterday

Our House in Tarneit

Our House in Tarneit
VIC
1, 2, 3, 4

Thi thread is over 8 years old, I doubt the original poster checks in anymore.

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gogo65
Mar 20, 2019 10:51 am
gogo65
r_13
r_13
Yesterday

Building inspectors Melbourne

Building inspectors Melbourne

Hiya mrcool4 There's tons of discussion in this thread: Some other threads: Cheers, r_13

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r_13
Mar 20, 2019 10:36 am
r_13
mazum
mazum
Yesterday

Porter Davis Summer Promotions- Is it too good to be true?

Porter Davis Summer Promotions- Is it too good to be true?

Yes I did. However, they are overbooked and taking lot of time to respond and schedule Tender appointment. I got 2 surprises related to site cost. Initially they fixed it…

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mazum
Mar 20, 2019 10:30 am
pathak.kishor
pathak.kishor
Yesterday

Elara Homes / formerly Aaron j Homes

Elara Homes / formerly Aaron j Homes
VIC

Did you go with this builder? I also like there plans but haven't heard of them before. Let me know your experience if you are going ahead with them. If not which…

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pathak.kishor
Mar 20, 2019 10:21 am
MrsAJ
MrsAJ
Yesterday

Manhattan 21 heavily modified - Coral Homes Sunshine Coast

Manhattan 21 heavily modified - Coral Homes Sunshine Coast
QLD
1, 2, 3, 4

Thanks!😊 That was the last minute addition. We wanted sunlight during winter to our master bedroom so added two more vertical windows on the northern side of the room…

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MrsAJ
Mar 20, 2019 10:21 am
planetshilp
planetshilp
Yesterday

Help with north facing block

Help with north facing block

It's the front side which faces the park.

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planetshilp
Mar 20, 2019 8:55 am
TiredHalo
TiredHalo
20 March

Madison 35 by Clarendon Homes - frame/enclosed stage

Madison 35 by Clarendon Homes - frame/enclosed stage
QLD
1, 2, 3, 4

I know, the rain/storms over the past few days has been interesting. Seems to be blue skies currently though, so would be nice to see your bricks commence.

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TiredHalo
Mar 20, 2019 8:23 am
TiredHalo
TiredHalo
TiredHalo
20 March

Clarendon Homes | QLD | Sheridan 41

Clarendon Homes | QLD | Sheridan 41
QLD
1, 2, 3, 4

Having never seen hebel up close before I found it super interesting to take a look at, and yep, super impressed at the speed they can put it up. It will be exciting once…

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TiredHalo
Mar 20, 2019 8:22 am
TiredHalo
Manj
Manj
20 March

Inspired Homes/Como Homes - PCI

Inspired Homes/Como Homes - PCI
VIC
1 ... 9, 10, 11

Yes he'll go through beforehand so we can take his report in with us on the day. Awesome! Looking forward to hearing all about it from you .. good luck!…

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Manj
Mar 20, 2019 7:49 am
Manj
SuperSabre76
SuperSabre76
19 March

KDR by Sienna Homes in sunny bayside Melbourne

KDR by Sienna Homes in sunny bayside Melbourne

Thanks amilelka, appreciate the comments. With a limited house depth to play with and needing to accomodate the 6 of us for many years to come, we had to have a crack at…

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SuperSabre76
Mar 19, 2019 10:46 pm

Partial Frame Erected Study, Theater Room, Laundry and Grand Dining boxed. It all seems to be moving along well. Weather is ideal for builders. 19th March 2019 * Image…

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FAMILYROSE
Mar 19, 2019 10:17 pm

Rawson Homes - General Thread

Rawson Homes - General Thread
NSW
1 ... 33, 34, 35

Hi ND May I know who is your SS . If it is OK for you.

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wenty to bardia
Mar 19, 2019 9:04 pm
steel
steel
19 March

WA - Ben Trager - Hammond Park

WA - Ben Trager - Hammond Park
WA
1, 2, 3

Ive already got aggregate going pretty much all over the place and realistically an aggregate path would be cheaper than stepping stones (too much formwork…

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steel
Mar 19, 2019 5:00 pm
brokenstick
brokenstick
19 March

Notice of Completion by Builder when work not completed

Notice of Completion by Builder when work not completed
QLD

My contract says the below Owner to provide signed defects list to Builder in certain circumstances If at the final inspection of the Works the Owner claims any defects…

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brokenstick
Mar 19, 2019 3:42 pm
brokenstick
saeen
saeen
19 March

Manor lakes stage 167

Manor lakes stage 167
VIC

Hi NadBuildinWyndham I am building in Manor Lakes in stage 166 How are you going with your building - I am thinking of building with Burbank / 8Homes What problem you are…

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saeen
Mar 19, 2019 11:54 am

Building with Metricon

Building with Metricon
NSW
1 ... 418, 419, 420

We too are happy with the build. The build time was approximately 9 months from slab pour to handover. https://r.tapatalk.com/shareLink?url=ht ... are_type=t

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excited_builders
Mar 19, 2019 6:42 am

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