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dany
dany
Yesterday

How often do you visit your site?

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

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

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
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
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
Entilzha
Entilzha
11 December

Hickinbotham Torquay Mod - Post Handover

Hickinbotham Torquay Mod - Post Handover
SA
1 ... 36, 37, 38

veranda approved by council today and delivery date is 7th JAN I wanted surfmist top and bottom but turns out my option was surfmist and plain grey or surfmist and…

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Entilzha
Dec 11, 2018 5:51 pm
Jess Hickey
Jess Hickey
10 December

Eden Two Wells SA

Eden Two Wells SA
SA
1, 2

We are stage 6A or 6B one of those.. Apple Tree Lane. Just recieved my Master Plans. Wondering how long the roads will take..

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Jess Hickey
Dec 10, 2018 4:28 pm
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Chelsea1990
Dec 07, 2018 4:52 pm
Monkey55
Monkey55
7 December

Two Wells Dechellis Build

Two Wells Dechellis Build
SA
1, 2, 3, 4

Almost!! I still honestly cant believe how many mistakes council made....but thats finally done, bank valuation came back all good yesterday. So hopefully sign the loan…

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Monkey55
Dec 07, 2018 9:52 am
Infra Red
Infra Red
4 December

Weeks Custom build - Virginia Grove - SA

Weeks Custom build - Virginia Grove - SA
SA
1, 2

That’s great news Hugebloke! Now the fun begins 😊 I hope you find somewhere cheap to live in the meantime and the build doesn’t take 2 years! That’s insane. We…

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Infra Red
Dec 04, 2018 10:47 pm
Chelsea1990
Chelsea1990
4 December

Simonds Cleland in Adelaide

Simonds Cleland in Adelaide
SA

Hi Sarahmarie, How are you going with Simonds and your build? We're strongly considering building the cleland and would love to see some progress shots! Cheers, Chelsea.

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Chelsea1990
Dec 04, 2018 9:55 am
Monkey55
Monkey55
26 November

Eden Two Wells SA

Eden Two Wells SA
SA

Hi there! Im (attempting to) building with Format Homes, on Magnolia Boulevard. Our estimate for footings, 276sqm, was $25k. Actual cost was $26.5, so pretty close. :)

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Monkey55
Nov 26, 2018 4:00 pm
ayoubjummun
ayoubjummun
22 November

Fairmont Homes - Northridge Estate SA

Fairmont Homes - Northridge Estate SA
SA
1 ... 6, 7, 8

I have contacted Telstra and they are servicing NBN in this area. So for now I will need to go with Telstra.

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ayoubjummun
Nov 22, 2018 9:54 pm
Ezuku
Ezuku
19 November

Bradford homes sa- any experiences?

Bradford homes sa- any experiences?
SA

Has anyone had any experiences building with them? They're the more affordable spinoff of Scott Salisbury (premium builder) and apparently use the same…

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Ezuku
Nov 19, 2018 1:38 pm
Infra Red
Infra Red
18 November

Our First Home - New Build SA

Our First Home - New Build SA
SA
1, 2, 3, 4

Congratulations on getting keys! I hope it’s all sorted for you in the end.

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Infra Red
Nov 18, 2018 11:45 pm
benblinkau
benblinkau
18 November

New build - Weeks Building Group SA

New build - Weeks Building Group SA
SA
1, 2, 3, 4, 5

We used level earthworx. Lol.. don’t ask

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benblinkau
Nov 18, 2018 7:09 pm
benblinkau
stoff17
stoff17
18 November

Metricon Franklin 53 modified

Metricon Franklin 53 modified
SA
1 ... 6, 7, 8

How exciting for you guys. Wasn’t that long ago we were there. Good luck on the offer. Reason we ended up going the franklin 53 was due to being a big frontage square…

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stoff17
Nov 18, 2018 4:36 pm
melobious
melobious
10 November

Metricon - Savannah 40 - Adelaide Athelstone

Metricon - Savannah 40 - Adelaide Athelstone
SA
1, 2, 3, 4

So jealous, looks amaZing... we are no where near starting!

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melobious
Nov 10, 2018 1:19 pm
sweetswisssteel
sweetswisssteel
7 November

Building Inspectors

Building Inspectors
SA

Tell them when you need to. Trust me, they won't do a better job just because you tell them you are using a building inspector. Work it out with your site supervisor and…

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sweetswisssteel
Nov 07, 2018 9:34 pm
Marlbling
Marlbling
7 November

Building with Bentley Homes

Building with Bentley Homes
SA
1 ... 4, 5, 6

Hi Cat with the elevation thing I do feel your pain but I am in the other neighbors condition.. it is bizarre that at the beginning the land was flat but when our house…

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Marlbling
Nov 07, 2018 9:17 am
jads88
jads88
5 November

Custom build Format Homes SA

Custom build Format Homes SA
SA
1, 2

Hi, There - 66K just for footings?! May I ask how big the house is and what street in Two Wells your building in? Is it in Eden Estate?

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jads88
Nov 05, 2018 12:55 pm

Render Colour (Has anyone got photos of half strength evenin

Render Colour (Has anyone got photos of half strength evenin
SA

Replace CMYK (Cyan Magenta Yellow Black) with CPYK (Colour pot your kitchen) hth

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StructuralBIMGuy
Nov 04, 2018 11:50 am
StructuralBIMGuy
michaelyoni64
michaelyoni64
4 November

Building new home

Building new home
SA

Lynnly.... make sure you are specific at anything you want to be at a certain size. Even to the point of giving a tolerance.

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michaelyoni64
Nov 04, 2018 1:45 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
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melfordgurl
Oct 28, 2018 3:55 pm
JM1911A1
JM1911A1
21 October

Simonds Prague Modified - Adelaide

Simonds Prague Modified - Adelaide
SA

With the ensuite have you thought about/talked to Cahill about putting a shower seat instead where the duct was? We have one in ours and it's actually amazing (and as…

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JM1911A1
Oct 21, 2018 8:45 pm
JM1911A1
JM1911A1
JM1911A1
21 October

Mount Barker Thread

Mount Barker Thread
SA
1 ... 16, 17, 18

You'd be best contacting the Bluestone developer team to confirm - we're next door at Springlake who only uses ELGas but not all developers have specific requirements.

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JM1911A1
Oct 21, 2018 8:35 pm
JM1911A1
Bebbsy
Bebbsy
21 October

Building Modified Statesman Ashville

Building Modified Statesman Ashville
SA
1, 2, 3

Congrats on your house being completed, it looks lovely. You have made similar choices to ours in your selections and wondered if you would have time to post a few more…

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Bebbsy
Oct 21, 2018 3:45 pm
jm_928
jm_928
14 October

Lightweight builders in Adelaide SA - Rivergum, Sarah, etc

Lightweight builders in Adelaide SA - Rivergum, Sarah, etc
SA

I was originally going to build with Rivergum but my site was quite difficult and after months or delays and going back and forth over a period of months in the end they…

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jm_928
Oct 14, 2018 5:45 pm

Hello, I would like to get advice on SP10 glazing on western wall. This is a kitchen window & butlers. I have heard that SP10 is more prone to dirt and hard to clean,…

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Trent Smith
Oct 14, 2018 10:52 am
Santo65
Santo65
11 October

Adelaide Marcoola 32

Adelaide Marcoola 32
SA

Banks!!! Can't live with 'em and can't live without 'em :/

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Santo65
Oct 11, 2018 9:43 am
Santo65
smith91
smith91
10 October

Valuation in Angle Vale, SA

Valuation in Angle Vale, SA
SA

Hi there, We are almost at the stage of finalising our selections and looking at whether we need to make any cuts to save money. We are building with dechellis a house…

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smith91
Oct 10, 2018 12:32 am
Melbournevic
Melbournevic
8 October

Decking new Alfresco

Decking new Alfresco
SA

Thanks KingTaco, that looks really good.

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Melbournevic
Oct 08, 2018 5:46 pm
Jolly
Jolly
6 October

First Home Build - Fairmont Homes

First Home Build - Fairmont Homes
SA

Can’t wait to see progress pictures of your journey 😀

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Jolly
Oct 06, 2018 9:58 am
Jolly
Black Duck
Black Duck
26 September

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 4:02 pm
Noavzo
Noavzo
22 September

Trades Recommendation - Adelaide

Trades Recommendation - Adelaide
SA

Hi all, I'm looking soon to build with Metricon in Adelaide, but I am after some customer recommendations on a few trades rather than go through hi pages etc I'm looking…

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Noavzo
Sep 22, 2018 9:25 pm
phantom18
phantom18
17 September

New Home Questions

New Home Questions
SA
1, 2, 3, 4, 5

Has anyone brought blinds from Blinds Online? Were they any good?

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phantom18
Sep 17, 2018 4:12 pm
Pepsi_Drinker
Pepsi_Drinker
3 September

Plumbing - How to use rainwater

Plumbing - How to use rainwater
SA

We're building a new home (trenches digging as we speak) and are required to have a rainwater tank. I need to talk to…

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Pepsi_Drinker
Sep 04, 2018 12:48 am
Pepsi_Drinker

Building first home - adelaide

Building first home - adelaide
SA

Hi there, 1. Turn-key packages are supposed to mean a property that someone can purchase and immediately…

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Galinda Ruggedo
Aug 28, 2018 12:17 pm
Galinda Ruggedo
Rajvin
Rajvin
22 August

Building with sterling homes adelaide

Building with sterling homes adelaide
SA

Hi MrsDi, I did not end up signing the contract with Sterling, they were unable to clarify a fixed price contract before signing the contract. I have signed a contract…

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Rajvin
Aug 22, 2018 12:32 pm
stoff17
stoff17
12 August

Metricon Franklin - SA (Moved)

Metricon Franklin - SA (Moved)
SA

Yeah playing the waiting game with curing is so annoying but the right thing to do. Driving past every day and as much as the slab makes you happy, hunting for the next…

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stoff17
Aug 12, 2018 9:46 pm
nofaiya
nofaiya
10 August

Have anyone building/built with Precision Homes (Adelaide)?

Have anyone building/built with Precision Homes (Adelaide)?
SA

Hi everyone. I had recevied the quotation from Precision Homes, it seems about 100k higher than i quote from other builders (Rivergum, Kookabara, Regent homes, and Coast…

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nofaiya
Aug 10, 2018 3:05 pm
Monkey55
Monkey55
6 August

Eden Estate Two Wells SA

Eden Estate Two Wells SA
SA
1, 2

Thats what I thought too. The stage two civil works are all done, so not sure why its still blocked off. Maybe its easier then blocking off the two roads that branch…

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Monkey55
Aug 06, 2018 3:04 pm
Tidus0
Tidus0
31 July

SA Housing Centre - Advice!

SA Housing Centre - Advice!
SA

I know this may be a little late for some but a few things with SA Housing Centre (I’m building the Idaho Alfresco). 1. The 10k is if you go with KeyStart and take the…

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Tidus0
Jul 31, 2018 10:08 pm
DennyFab
DennyFab
30 July

Building with Simonds in Adelaide

Building with Simonds in Adelaide
SA
1 ... 58, 59, 60

You are right. You know I worked with conveyor belt system too. I ordered some on https://dyno.co.nz/ . It helped me to speed up the building…

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DennyFab
Jul 30, 2018 6:36 pm
Guy T
Guy T
24 July

Statesman homes

Statesman homes
SA

Correct. No catch. I guess it would add up about the same for the company as you're ineligible for savings through promotions. It was attractive for us as we would rather…

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Guy T
Jul 24, 2018 7:43 pm
Hugebloke
Hugebloke
23 July

Dechellis Home - Custom Design

Dechellis Home - Custom Design
SA

looks like an amazing home! quite a nice little mock up. i really wish i had something like that for mine as i struggle to imagine it all :) keep us in the loop how you go…

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Hugebloke
Jul 23, 2018 10:10 pm
Hugebloke
algernon
algernon
23 July

Final Floorplans - Advice & Ideas

Final Floorplans - Advice & Ideas
SA

For what it's worth, I prefer the new plan - I think that it has a better flow between areas and makes better use of natural light into the main living areas. However, I…

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algernon
Jul 23, 2018 9:54 pm

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