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Show us your facade...

Show us your facade...

This is gorgeous. It's contemporary, yet subtle plus your colour choices are amazing!

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Cooky
Sep 26, 2018 4:35 pm
Cooky
Ourhomebythehill
Ourhomebythehill
23 September

How often do you visit your site?

How often do you visit your site?
1 ... 30, 31, 32

We live 10 minutes from our block of land, so we visit at least once sometimes twice a week. It's 2.5acres with an amazingly stunning view so we often just sit on the…

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Ourhomebythehill
Sep 23, 2018 10:42 am
Drew01
Drew01
Yesterday

Things you forget - summary page 32

Things you forget - summary page 32
1 ... 51, 52, 53

If you want an internal gas fire, make sure you consider where, and ensure the flue path is clear of plumbing, and you have a gas line run at frame stage

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Drew01
Sep 25, 2018 2:43 pm
Drew01

Building with Wisdom Homes

Building with Wisdom Homes
NSW
1 ... 633, 634, 635

Yes I did. Paid 3000$. It will be good to expel the heat. We did some research and choose the concrete tiles from monier and their c-loc tech had long lasting…

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champs2018
Sep 26, 2018 10:24 pm
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gogo65
Sep 26, 2018 10:19 pm
gogo65
Clean
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Merricks 45 with Metricon

Merricks 45 with Metricon
1, 2, 3

Finally all the corrections are done to my satisfaction. Hoping to move to build stage soon. They took quite a while to get my island bench as I wanted. I was looking for…

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Clean
Sep 26, 2018 10:19 pm

Building Arden Homes Genoa Verve 26 in North East VIC

Building Arden Homes Genoa Verve 26 in North East VIC
VIC
1, 2, 3, 4

I double checked but yes it seems so. A final inspection of the property will be required by our bank prior to payment of the final invoice. Our bank will want at…

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Kollosche
Sep 26, 2018 9:47 pm

Building the Hampton with Allworth Homes

Building the Hampton with Allworth Homes
NSW
1 ... 12, 13, 14

Hey thx for the reply Building the Altona in the macarthur region..

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Kat86
Sep 26, 2018 8:52 pm
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Code128
Sep 26, 2018 8:36 pm
Code128

Knock Down Rebuild - Doulton 57 Classique

Knock Down Rebuild - Doulton 57 Classique
1, 2

Your welcome. We had only one ss the whole Build through. Can’t wait to see your build. Make sure you post heaps of pics. viewtopic.php?t=86597

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Doulton777
Sep 26, 2018 8:32 pm
Doulton777

Mirrors, taps and tiles!

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Ezza78
Sep 26, 2018 8:26 pm

Our KDR Metricon Doulton - Melb

Our KDR Metricon Doulton - Melb
VIC

We have $15k provision sum on our contract. Wen you do knock down rebuild Metricon not fix for traffic management

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Charlotte.h
Sep 26, 2018 7:32 pm
Charlotte.h

Building with Metricon

Building with Metricon
NSW
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We are building in Harrington grove!

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Jayjay84
Sep 26, 2018 5:57 pm
Jayjay84

Metricon Winchester 28- PCI done!

Metricon Winchester 28- PCI done!
VIC
1 ... 48, 49, 50

Our inspector went through before PCI, and picked up a few things M hadn't. At the end of PCI the supervisor fills in the iPad and you sign off on it.

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blackcat20
Sep 26, 2018 5:30 pm
blackcat20

Who else is building with Eden Brae?

Who else is building with Eden Brae?
NSW
1 ... 757, 758, 759

thanks, found my answer on www.gonaturalgas.com.au

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Nekual
Sep 26, 2018 4:36 pm

Custom VALECO build - BRISBANE

Custom VALECO build - BRISBANE
QLD
1 ... 11, 12, 13

Hi Gr8ly! Just checking on how it is all going for you? :)

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Joggles
Sep 26, 2018 4:10 pm
Joggles

Who's building with Clarendon??

Who's building with Clarendon??
NSW
1 ... 923, 924, 925

We moved in last September. Have been doing landscaping since then. Now the CDC are chasing us to get the final OC. But we have to do some stupid Works as Executed survey…

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Gambit79
Sep 26, 2018 4:04 pm

New build Brisbane 2018

New build Brisbane 2018

I was going to suggest the same in regards to pushing the master bed door back and moving the entry in to WIR. I think instead of a opening door into toilet, you could put…

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gogo65
Sep 26, 2018 4:03 pm
gogo65

Clarendon Homes | QLD | Sheridan 41

Clarendon Homes | QLD | Sheridan 41
VIC

I've just ordered my Preliminary Building Agreement, so i'd say I'm about 4-5 weeks behind you. The date estimations are ... daunting! 4 months just in admin stage sounds…

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KingTaco
Sep 26, 2018 3:45 pm
KingTaco

New Build - Weeks Building Group - Balhannah SA

New Build - Weeks Building Group - Balhannah SA
SA
1, 2, 3

Thank you, really appreciate that :-) We have been happy with process so far, time will tell I guess. Couple of little things haven't been quite right - but we know we…

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Black Duck
Sep 26, 2018 3:02 pm

McDonald Jones Homes- Tulloch-31

McDonald Jones Homes- Tulloch-31

Hi Najua We are very happy with our initial experience during design selection, colour selection, contract…

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soumyva
Sep 26, 2018 2:59 pm

Stormwater fixed and almost ready for me to get next delivery of mulch in. damaged section was replaced with a flexible pipe so cant be squashed again as easily and is…

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Entilzha
Sep 26, 2018 2:20 pm

Coral Homes Daydream 28 Far North Coast NSW

Coral Homes Daydream 28 Far North Coast NSW
NSW
1, 2, 3

Yep probably. My friends are building in the area and have a different ss and they seem to be going super quick! I think they started around July as well and they are up…

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Tash801
Sep 26, 2018 1:34 pm

Anyone building/built with Pantha Homes ?

Anyone building/built with Pantha Homes ?
QLD

We had a terrible experience with Pantha Homes. They missed practical completion by months and failed to communicate why or when the home would be finished which meant we…

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KylieAF
Sep 26, 2018 12:30 pm

Coral Homes general build thread

Coral Homes general build thread
QLD
1 ... 558, 559, 560

We had Corals termite people come and place some stuff down before our driveway was poured, did you get this too before driveway poured?

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BrownDog77
Sep 26, 2018 12:30 pm

Custom Build with G Devel. in Bris - Onto Lock Up Stage

Custom Build with G Devel. in Bris - Onto Lock Up Stage
QLD
1, 2, 3

Argh im doing it by the book.. when and if I remember haha.. Man with all the money I'm spending, its coming out of the new house, trying to save money so its all via free…

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pandibabi
Sep 26, 2018 11:40 am
pandibabi
Drew01
Drew01
13 h

Building Bayside : Our Glendale 45

Building Bayside : Our Glendale 45
VIC
1 ... 15, 16, 17

Just the showers - even though our opinion of the ensuite as you walk into it was shared by the head of construction, they weren't prepared to fix it. Our has quoted us a…

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Drew01
Sep 26, 2018 9:51 am
Drew01

Should of got full fixed site costs!

Should of got full fixed site costs!
VIC

Gouging (literally) has been discussed many times before. Nobody believes Salesman that are paid high commissions, they will tell you whatever you want to hear, promise…

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StructuralBIMGuy
Sep 26, 2018 7:59 am
StructuralBIMGuy

Custom build Format Homes SA

Custom build Format Homes SA
SA

The footings/site costs originally allowed for were 60k, then after the soil tests it went up to 66k.

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LeCorbusier
Sep 26, 2018 1:30 am
GrantFC
GrantFC
Yesterday

Ausbuild Finlay 36 - Painting commenced, driveway installed!

Ausbuild Finlay 36 - Painting commenced, driveway installed!
QLD
1, 2, 3, 4

Im hoping we don't have issues, I have the technical guys contact number and I'm sure we'll get it working pretty fast.. The my air system is plaugued with updates and…

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GrantFC
Sep 25, 2018 8:16 pm
shazaw
shazaw
Yesterday

Take Two

Take Two
ACT
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Finally you are in. Congratulation Variegated. very happy for you ::cheerleader:: ::cheerleader::::cheerleader:: Enjoy your new home. Build Thread : viewtopic.php?=31&t=81624

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shazaw
Sep 25, 2018 7:18 pm
emilspainting
emilspainting
Yesterday

Need painters in Brisbane?

Need painters in Brisbane?
QLD

CALL US TODAY! Phone: (04) 01836379 Our website for Free Quote:

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emilspainting
Sep 25, 2018 6:41 pm
emilspainting
Katzie123
Katzie123
Yesterday

Has anyone built with Thomas Archer??

Has anyone built with Thomas Archer??

Can anyone give some light on this company??good or bad?

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Katzie123
Sep 25, 2018 6:29 pm
Clareymoo
Clareymoo
Yesterday

Inspired Homes/Como Homes - Frame

Inspired Homes/Como Homes - Frame
VIC
1 ... 6, 7, 8

Ss has agreed that the window hole is too small and will have the framers manually fix it up for us .. too easy. Looking forward to seeing more progress when we go past on…

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Clareymoo
Sep 25, 2018 6:25 pm
chanam
chanam
Yesterday

custom Build ownit home ownithomes.com.au quote, upgrades

custom Build ownit home ownithomes.com.au quote, upgrades
QLD
1, 2

Fantastic news they allow you changes to things before signing specification. It is definitely a rocky road. We're still holding onto the initial colour selection sheet…

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chanam
Sep 25, 2018 5:23 pm
bumblebee1985
bumblebee1985
Yesterday

Building Sheridan 35 with Clarendon - Illawarra

Building Sheridan 35 with Clarendon - Illawarra
VIC
1 ... 17, 18, 19

Not sure if anyone is reading our blog but thought i should see this out until the end since I've come this far... We haven't had much happening with our defects recently…

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bumblebee1985
Sep 25, 2018 5:08 pm
rajan674
rajan674
Yesterday

Fairmont Homes - Northridge Estate SA

Fairmont Homes - Northridge Estate SA
SA
1 ... 4, 5, 6

Hi Tina, We feel the same with consultant. We already submitted our tentative plan to them but I am not to sure about how they are going to charge for lights and bulbs.…

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rajan674
Sep 25, 2018 4:33 pm
Parkboy
Parkboy
Yesterday

Everyday Homes Builder

Everyday Homes Builder
1, 2, 3

totally agree with you.

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Parkboy
Sep 25, 2018 1:48 pm
Zen
Zen
Yesterday

Building with Hall and Hart

Building with Hall and Hart
NSW

Hi nasreen45, great to hear another HHH build! Here is the other thread - viewtopic.php?f=31&t=89920

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Zen
Sep 25, 2018 12:59 pm
Zen
Zen
Yesterday

Building with Hall & Hart Homes

Building with Hall & Hart Homes
NSW
1 ... 22, 23, 24

Exciting news, babymichelle! Look forward to hearing how your build journey goes! We decided to go with the standard appliances supplied by HHH.

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Zen
Sep 25, 2018 12:21 pm
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Clean
Sep 25, 2018 11:59 am
GillyM
GillyM
Yesterday

Building on a 2 meter slope block of land? Help!!

Building on a 2 meter slope block of land? Help!!
VIC

Have you considered building a split level type home? This would work with the slope of your land, and you'd get more house but with a smaller footprint on your land.

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GillyM
Sep 25, 2018 11:52 am
GillyM
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sweetswisssteel
Sep 25, 2018 11:40 am
Mlestari
Mlestari
25 September

Champion Homes

Champion Homes
NSW

I am going to build with Champion Homes. Just pass the negotiation stage where I need to add more than 10K for additional deepened edge beam & steps because the land has…

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Mlestari
Sep 25, 2018 6:37 am
Mr. Sausage
Mr. Sausage
25 September

PCI check list

PCI check list

I would also suggest taking a spirit level. Not so much to necessarily check every single vertical and horizontal surface (though I guess you could) but to check any paths…

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Mr. Sausage
Sep 25, 2018 4:14 am
Tommi
Tommi
24 September

Building broker, yes or no?

Building broker, yes or no?

Hi, I'm new to this forum. In the next couple of years my wife and I are planning to build our forever home on a fairly small block (340m2) in Perths…

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Tommi
Sep 24, 2018 7:12 pm

Driveway was done today. Slowly getting there. Now on to the landscaping!

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Guy T
Sep 24, 2018 6:28 pm
Richie1
Richie1
24 September

Nutrend homes Brisbane region

Nutrend homes Brisbane region

Hi Was wondering if anyone has any reviews of Nutrend Homes We are in the Brisbane north region Or what recommendations for a builder that you have used for new home

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Richie1
Sep 24, 2018 6:09 pm

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