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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
steel
steel
4 December

How often do you visit your site?

How often do you visit your site?
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Weekly to fortnightly. Im not into construction but I am curious by nature (engineer). So I like to track and follow how they do it and the order.

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steel
Dec 04, 2018 11:52 am
sparekh
sparekh
1 November

Things you forget - summary page 32

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

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

Building with Hall & Hart Homes

Building with Hall & Hart Homes
NSW
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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

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

Retired Builder /engineer and designer/project manager.

Retired Builder /engineer and designer/project manager.

An unseemly but ineffective attempt at scent marking... By the way, reading sentences and paragraphs may seem like an insurmountable task for the three word slogan…

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iTool
Dec 14, 2018 9:30 pm
Melos
Melos
10 h

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

Metricon Liberty 45 in Ryde NSW

Metricon Liberty 45 in Ryde NSW
NSW
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Not sure EB as we are transitioning to NBN but won’t actually be on NBN until around April next year.

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Quirmeball1280
Dec 14, 2018 8:13 pm
Quirmeball1280

Arden Developments

Arden Developments
VIC
1 ... 161, 162, 163

With ABI product you couldn’t imagine that your bathroom…

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brandonsteven
Dec 14, 2018 5:13 pm
brandonsteven

Life Estate - Point Cook

Life Estate - Point Cook
VIC
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Are you aware of any custom builders servicing west ?

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Iamlama
Dec 14, 2018 4:14 pm

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

Anyone built with Hotondo Homes (Darvale Homes) Melton?

Anyone built with Hotondo Homes (Darvale Homes) Melton?

Same here. Were you able to find any details? The Wallan builder seems to have some nice reviews.

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Iamlama
Dec 14, 2018 4:03 pm

Building with Metricon

Building with Metricon
NSW
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Tried that too and it wasnt working

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Lot4503
Dec 14, 2018 3:41 pm

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

Coral Homes modified Noosa 25 Far North Coast NSW

Coral Homes modified Noosa 25 Far North Coast NSW
NSW
1, 2

Does anyone have a landscape plan example either they have used or an one they have used as an example for me? Our council is requesting a really detailed plan and i'd…

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Rhani89
Dec 14, 2018 3:24 pm

Write reply...

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marz1983
Dec 14, 2018 3:23 pm

Building with Wisdom Homes

Building with Wisdom Homes
NSW
1 ... 683, 684, 685

You can sell it back to the grid though Our electricity company is paying 25 cents at the moment and charging 29 I think

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MandM+4
Dec 14, 2018 3:02 pm

I am building with Eden Brae, as per plan there is a cavity sliding door in the butler pantry with the width of 720mm and I was expecting at least 720mm door passage. Now…

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rajesh
Dec 14, 2018 1:43 pm
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tinkster
Dec 14, 2018 12:04 pm
tinkster

Architecturally Designed Home - Vic

Architecturally Designed Home - Vic
VIC
1, 2, 3, 4

thanks! the joinery cost us a bomb but it looks like it was well worth it. the timber is beautiful!

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frankily
Dec 14, 2018 11:34 am

Aaaaalmost ready... Lights and powerpoints have been installed, external painting completed, sinks, bath, towel rails, taps and door handles also in. I think they’re…

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Irish16
Dec 14, 2018 11:03 am

Coral Homes general build thread

Coral Homes general build thread
QLD
1 ... 566, 567, 568

Good stuff. Good luck with your builds everyone.

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brodav83
Dec 14, 2018 10:34 am

Building the Metricon Doulton

Building the Metricon Doulton
VIC
1 ... 7, 8, 9

Hopefully sooner. That seems like a fair bit away. Although ours took over 11 months. I think they are giving themselves enough time.

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Doulton777
Dec 14, 2018 9:23 am
Doulton777
OZ2K
OZ2K
21 h

Building at Bardia - New Breeze

Building at Bardia - New Breeze
NSW
1 ... 49, 50, 51

Guys, this is my first post in the group. We have purchased a lot in point release and got the approval from bank for lending purposes. Be aware that land valuation is…

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OZ2K
Dec 14, 2018 9:17 am

Starting our KDR journey Metricon Glendale 50

Starting our KDR journey Metricon Glendale 50
1 ... 5, 6, 7

Ok thanks although I'm sure it's too late for us to get handover before christmas since even if we receive it today it will take 7 business days for bank inspection…

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excited_builders
Dec 14, 2018 6:35 am

You have obviously got some type of rubbish or junk you need to get rid of. Is it in your house, garage or yard? Has it been in your way for weeks, months or even years?…

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cutpricegroup
Dec 14, 2018 1:25 am

Raihan, Coming back again to your post.. If your lot slopes left to right, and wide enough to fit a house and garden and pool...etc, this sketch could be of a help. So…

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sulhinai
Dec 13, 2018 8:25 pm
MrsJM
MrsJM
Yesterday

Coral Homes - Modified Bronte

Coral Homes - Modified Bronte
NSW
1 ... 44, 45, 46

Hooray!!! On both counts! So glad you’re finally free from Coral. That telly is awesome !!

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MrsJM
Dec 13, 2018 7:57 pm
MrsJM
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gullolal63
Dec 13, 2018 6:02 pm
Iamlama
Iamlama
13 December

custom builder recommendation - western suburbs, melbourne

custom builder recommendation - western suburbs, melbourne

Dear All, Looking at various volume builders ,I am wondering if there are any small budget conscious custom builders servicing in west melbourne area like Yarrabank…

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Iamlama
Dec 13, 2018 4:19 pm
ymiao4398
ymiao4398
13 December

KDR - Allcastle Homes Grandworth 45 MK2

KDR - Allcastle Homes Grandworth 45 MK2
NSW
1 ... 6, 7, 8

i think that's why, ours is overhead and the power to go a pole then underground.

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ymiao4398
Dec 13, 2018 1:56 pm

Dressed up the front of the house last night.

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blackcat20
Dec 13, 2018 9:02 am
blackcat20
Musashi2000
Musashi2000
13 December

Breezeway House (was: New build.....starting at last!)

Breezeway House (was: New build.....starting at last!)
QLD
1, 2

Thanks for your extensive response, really appreciate it, we will be contacting Breezeway for sure! Hope you are enjoying your home. Cheers, K&D

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Musashi2000
Dec 13, 2018 8:51 am
KingTaco
KingTaco
12 December

Modified Madison 35 by Clarendon Homes - Brisbane

Modified Madison 35 by Clarendon Homes - Brisbane
QLD
1, 2

We've had an update from Clarendon - Building approval has come through, so now we're just waiting on developer approval and the authority to commence from the…

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KingTaco
Dec 12, 2018 10:13 pm
KingTaco
Santo65
Santo65
12 December

Coral Homes – Lisbon 25, Hervey Bay / QLD

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

Seems to get to a point where it all happens really fast...looking good Gareth :)

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Santo65
Dec 12, 2018 8:20 pm
Santo65
Corallake
Corallake
12 December

Is this exposed aggregate normal?

Is this exposed aggregate normal?
VIC

Contact Fair Trading or building equivalent. Don't be bullied into submission!!!!

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Corallake
Dec 12, 2018 4:57 pm
Corallake
CW_L
CW_L
12 December

Fowler Homes Catalina 23 - Oran Park

Fowler Homes Catalina 23 - Oran Park
NSW
1 ... 17, 18, 19

It really will be! Yes! Friday is the day!! ::cheerleader:: Finally got out IOC sent to us today! Surprisingly, were managing to sleep pretty well. We've been so tired from all the…

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CW_L
Dec 12, 2018 4:23 pm
CW_L
InvincibleInDN
InvincibleInDN
12 December

Who else is building with Eden Brae?

Who else is building with Eden Brae?
NSW
1 ... 759, 760, 761

Don't have experience. But it is easy to use your own licensed electrician to install the lights/points if its single storey building. If its double storey, its is tricky…

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InvincibleInDN
Dec 12, 2018 2:30 pm
InvincibleInDN
JulzSol
JulzSol
12 December

Storing repurposed timber

Storing repurposed timber

I've had many mixed suggestions. Some folk say just put tarp over them and others say leave it open so long as they are spaced out with bits of timber every few layers to…

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JulzSol
Dec 12, 2018 2:12 pm
itschardy
itschardy
12 December

New Build - External Rendering Question

New Build - External Rendering Question
WA

Thanks for the info and taking the time to reply, really appreciate it!

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itschardy
Dec 12, 2018 1:31 pm
itschardy
mumbron
mumbron
12 December

Building 1st home with Hickingbotham in S.A

Building 1st home with Hickingbotham in S.A
SA
1, 2, 3, 4

Still waiting on stovetop and oven, roller doors to be installed and door handles to be put on and hot water system to be hooked up and our damage pits for the septic and…

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mumbron
Dec 12, 2018 12:59 pm
Tim65
Tim65
12 December

Building with Metricon - Compensation for cancelled inspecti

Building with Metricon - Compensation for cancelled inspecti

It’s a critical stage inspection in nsw and a requirement of DA approval conditions for our job

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Tim65
Dec 12, 2018 11:30 am
Tim65
amyelizabeth137
amyelizabeth137
12 December

Coral Homes Noosa 23 - South Ripley

Coral Homes Noosa 23 - South Ripley

Awesome! I'm following yours too, can't wait to see it start! :)

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amyelizabeth137
Dec 12, 2018 9:52 am
InvincibleInDN
InvincibleInDN
12 December

Anyone building at Caddens Hill??

Anyone building at Caddens Hill??
NSW

I can see more constructions start in Caddens Hill region now. Hope you guys started the construction. Ours is about to start. But not sure if it starts before Christmas.

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InvincibleInDN
Dec 12, 2018 9:43 am
InvincibleInDN
dvkent
dvkent
12 December

Meridian 30 Brighton Homes

Meridian 30 Brighton Homes
QLD

Yes really hoping for that.

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dvkent
Dec 12, 2018 6:58 am
Treedance
Treedance
12 December

Arden - Votivo 43

Arden - Votivo 43
VIC
1 ... 24, 25, 26

So exciting after watching your journey all this time! It looks just beautiful. Now that you’ve reached this milestone, any wisdom you’ve accumulated to share? Congratulations

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Treedance
Dec 12, 2018 12:54 am
rgs
rgs
11 December

Building At Macarthur Heights (UWS Campbelltown)

Building At Macarthur Heights (UWS Campbelltown)
NSW
1 ... 11, 12, 13

We are in inital stage, got cdc approved and now site is locked out by builder for construction. How abu you?

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rgs
Dec 11, 2018 9:51 pm
Ajoshi1983
Ajoshi1983
11 December

Distinctive Homes Adelaide

Distinctive Homes Adelaide
SA

Hi Estyfel our experience with Distinctive Homes has been pretty good.. construction has been ahead of schedule practically all through the build.. about 20 weeks for the…

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Ajoshi1983
Dec 11, 2018 8:19 pm
building bug
building bug
11 December

Building Grange 25 Coral Homes - Northern NSW

Building Grange 25 Coral Homes - Northern NSW
NSW
1 ... 26, 27, 28

Hi i’ve Requested to follow on Instagram. Looking at building grange 25 in NSW and would love to see the end of your build 😊 i’m Fi0nam, thanks 😊

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building bug
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