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Houspect NSW
Houspect NSW
24 November

How often do you visit your site?

How often do you visit your site?
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Our advice would be to visit as much as possible. Although most site supervisors don't allow access unless they are present for insurance reasons, there is no harm popping…

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Houspect NSW
Nov 24, 2017 10:18 pm
Houspect NSW
Tracyt
Tracyt
21 October

Things you forget - summary page 32

Things you forget - summary page 32
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We planned to do ours after. However we were lucky to find the tiler was happy to do a side job during the build. We are glad we did because now the driveway will…

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Tracyt
Oct 21, 2017 8:00 am
Tracyt

Coral Homes Noosa 23 - Ormeau Hills: Week 7 Bricks & Plaster

Coral Homes Noosa 23 - Ormeau Hills: Week 7 Bricks & Plaster
QLD
1 ... 14, 15, 16

I think if you asked my partner how she felt about it all she'd probably agree hahaha. At least it is done now and we will be thanking ourselves for it.

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Caydenn
Dec 14, 2017 1:23 pm
Caydenn
lovisa
lovisa
23 m

First jome build SA Hickinbotham

First jome build SA Hickinbotham
SA
1 ... 28, 29, 30

Furious!!! How convenient that our ss confirmed our wires was robbed 3x! Oh really has all the house he supposed to supervise been robbed 3x???

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lovisa
Dec 14, 2017 1:10 pm
narbe
narbe
48 m

Contract in my favour?

Contract in my favour?
QLD

Hi, Just wondering if anyone has come across conditions in their favour by alot? I spotted a fine detail which is most likely a typo , it says my build time is 16 days ,…

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narbe
Dec 14, 2017 12:46 pm
rajah
rajah
50 m

Vision One Homes or Home Group WA

Vision One Homes or Home Group WA
WA

I am looking for good or bad feedback from anyone who has built a double storey home with either of these companies. Thanks in advance.

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rajah
Dec 14, 2017 12:44 pm

Anyone building in Plenty Gorge Views estate, South Morang

Anyone building in Plenty Gorge Views estate, South Morang
VIC
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Hey guys has anyone heard When handover will be? Like what needs to open know? Thanks

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Tigz1993
Dec 14, 2017 12:07 pm

Hickinbotham Torquay Mod

Hickinbotham Torquay Mod
SA
1 ... 24, 25, 26

The house is looking great and I personally prefer the black windows, I think they look more modern. The garage door makes all the difference to the final look of the…

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Sarah159
Dec 14, 2017 11:03 am

Building with Wisdom Homes

Building with Wisdom Homes
NSW
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Congrats! I was about to ask the same question. Our slab was completed on the 30 Nov and there has been no action since then. I didn't expect anything would happen…

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lombieagle
Dec 14, 2017 10:55 am
lombieagle

Sloping & Narrow block: Modern Hamptons build - roof on

Sloping & Narrow block: Modern Hamptons build - roof on
VIC
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Nope nothing I can do. In fact my fear is that if they redevelop their plans the next iteration could be worse.

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Christoshizz
Dec 14, 2017 10:30 am
Christoshizz
bank
bank
3 h

JG King modified Heywood - Handover tomorrow

JG King modified Heywood - Handover tomorrow
VIC
1 ... 67, 68, 69

Handover is happening at 11am tomorrow! A heap of work is meant to happen today and stuff will likely still be happening tomorrow. The caulker for one! Blinds are going…

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bank
Dec 14, 2017 10:15 am
bank

Who's building with Clarendon??

Who's building with Clarendon??
NSW
1 ... 908, 909, 910

Hi JK27 hopefully you got the handover now. . We have moved in a month ago and had similar small issues as yous. .. Most of them we picked at PCI still hasn't been fixed…

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Mrs RS
Dec 14, 2017 9:57 am

Ausbuild Stretton Heights - First Home Build QLD

Ausbuild Stretton Heights - First Home Build QLD
QLD
1 ... 5, 6, 7

Update - The sliding window has been re glazed last Friday/Saturday and replacement roof tiles been delivered as well but no action has been taken. Haven't been able to…

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Mai Panda
Dec 14, 2017 9:29 am
Gio
Gio
4 h

Building the Waldorf Grange by Porter Davis

Building the Waldorf Grange by Porter Davis
VIC
1 ... 26, 27, 28

Will look fantastic once it's all painted. I accidentally came across the same facade couple of days ago in keysborough, there was a beautiful xmas tree all lit up on the…

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Gio
Dec 14, 2017 9:19 am
Gio

Feedback on Facade pls?

Feedback on Facade pls?
VIC

Cottage pane windows, sash if possible, more traditional style front door painted a contrasting colour to the rest of the house. Eg grey house, white trims, glossy black…

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Hillsbuilds
Dec 14, 2017 9:10 am

KDR - SE Melb - Simonds Flinders - ROOFING & ROUGH IN

KDR - SE Melb - Simonds Flinders - ROOFING & ROUGH IN
VIC
1 ... 15, 16, 17

Great to hear the defects will be sorted soon! It's always nice when the SS takes the time to ensure you're across everything that's happening. Must be a good bunch of…

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smithfamily
Dec 14, 2017 8:05 am

Soil has been turned! Okay it’s only for our garage but it is the first time on this block of land soil has been turned! Slab will be done on Friday and garage to go…

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aphsta
Dec 14, 2017 8:04 am

North Shore Newhaven (Sydney)

North Shore Newhaven (Sydney)
NSW
1 ... 6, 7, 8

Thank you so much for posting all the information. I will post our kitchen drawings today.

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Kandi
Dec 14, 2017 8:00 am
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NthHome
Dec 14, 2017 7:32 am
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Lara21
Dec 14, 2017 7:26 am
ehhc
ehhc
7 h

KDR in Sydney - Sekisui Luzia 2

KDR in Sydney - Sekisui Luzia 2
NSW
1 ... 20, 21, 22

Hey, you still have the driveway payment to go right? Hold then ransom over that one... I would haha

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ehhc
Dec 14, 2017 6:43 am
ehhc

Update 2 yrs on: Build with Dreamstart homes

Update 2 yrs on: Build with Dreamstart homes
WA
1 ... 11, 12, 13

I don't want to use public forum to name and shame only. When people/companies do it right, I also write the positive. I wrote the above post because we weren't expecting…

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sofia14
Dec 14, 2017 12:34 am

2200 sounds about right. My Ensuite plans are below. Doesn’t show here but the shower head is above the glass and the glass is 2000mm tall. We upgraded our shower…

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nomnomnom
Dec 13, 2017 11:42 pm
nomnomnom
Melt23
Melt23
15 h

Building With Beachwood Constructions

Building With Beachwood Constructions
VIC

Your house is looking great! Have the cupboards been installed yet?

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Melt23
Dec 13, 2017 10:53 pm

KDR - Henley Reserve (MainVue) - Aegean38 - Bricking!

KDR - Henley Reserve (MainVue) - Aegean38 - Bricking!
VIC
1 ... 13, 14, 15

Yeah can't blame them, it was hot. Thankfully tomorrows weather has been revised to 25. I thought they did something like acid washing them to clean them up?! LOL ours…

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Bri1234
Dec 13, 2017 10:38 pm
Bri1234

Scrap that. First and last bathroom pics are the ensuite and the middle bathroom pic is the kids main batgroom vanity. Here is their shower, upload failed for some reason.

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KatrinaH
Dec 13, 2017 10:26 pm
Hailsm
Hailsm
16 h

Building the Hampton with Allworth Homes

Building the Hampton with Allworth Homes
NSW
1 ... 6, 7, 8

Yeah getting there. Still no one onsite again today though Yeah I think so, he said to me a couple months back that it shpuld be done by christmas but don't…

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Hailsm
Dec 13, 2017 10:03 pm
Hailsm
ehhc
ehhc
16 h

Sekisui | Burbank - Cedarwood1828

Sekisui | Burbank - Cedarwood1828
NSW
1 ... 23, 24, 25

Hey you Sekisui/Burbank people. Found out they use a company called stone-tech for glass splashback. Their website says they use 6mm low iron starfire glass, FYI.

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ehhc
Dec 13, 2017 9:58 pm
ehhc

Our First Home - Ballarat - Build Contracts signed

Our First Home - Ballarat - Build Contracts signed
VIC
1 ... 7, 8, 9

Nor should there be... as banks won't put up with Builders site Cost Gouging on tight lending budgets Goodluck

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StructuralBIMGuy
Dec 13, 2017 9:50 pm
StructuralBIMGuy

A prospective Fencing issue

A prospective Fencing issue
VIC

The fencing company I went through contact the owner on my behalf. They got details through council. - View my blog at www.waldorfgrangebuild.wordpress.com

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Waldorf_Grange_Build
Dec 13, 2017 9:45 pm
Waldorf_Grange_Build

Stockland Elara at Marsden Park

Stockland Elara at Marsden Park
NSW
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Hi Guys, Does anyone know if there are any regulations preventing sub-division of larger lots into two smaller lots @ Elara? Thanks in advance

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Memorex
Dec 13, 2017 9:24 pm

Thanks :) I got my fixing stage invoice yesterday. All the internal doors are hung and skirting and architraves installed. Also looked like nbn box was in. Pretty happy…

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Melt23
Dec 13, 2017 9:12 pm

Masterton Homes - The next thread 4.0

Masterton Homes - The next thread 4.0
NSW
1 ... 718, 719, 720

Thanks Gibson My house is definitely 40 years old and there is asbestos. That's why I am keen to go with a demolisher who is reliable. Most of the builders such as…

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buildinsydney
Dec 13, 2017 9:01 pm

HGWA in Calleya Estate

HGWA in Calleya Estate
WA
1 ... 18, 19, 20

So annoying! Keep ringing though. Keep pushing them. We are with the ANZ and they have been very good.

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Mrsxtro01
Dec 13, 2017 7:04 pm
pEast
pEast
19 h

Arden - Votivo 43

Arden - Votivo 43
VIC
1 ... 14, 15, 16

I think it mentions in inclusions as pre-fab now

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pEast
Dec 13, 2017 6:56 pm

Dennis Family Homes - Devonport 363. Build has started...

Dennis Family Homes - Devonport 363. Build has started...
VIC

Oh, nice! Looking forward to following your progress. You are going to do updates, yes? When are you looking at commencing? Our materials for the frame, roof, gutters…

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rattleAU
Dec 13, 2017 6:11 pm

Our new home

Our new home
VIC
1 ... 15, 16, 17

No new photos, I mean there are plenty of new photos but I can't put them on because I broke my laptop! It was chris's fault though he didn't put the screws into the…

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Princesssarrah06
Dec 13, 2017 6:00 pm
Tips
Tips
20 h

Porter Davis homes

Porter Davis homes
VIC
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Wanted an answer for this as well. Thought will check at WOS. I think the answer depends rom the type of toilet cistern. If it covers the water point then not too sure…

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Tips
Dec 13, 2017 5:55 pm
asbcon
asbcon
20 h

Provincial Homes

Provincial Homes
NSW
1 ... 29, 30, 31

Been waiting 2 months for our place just to get packed out after the demo. Weird. Anyone else had to wait ages just to get a traffic management report done and submitted…

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47224
asbcon
Dec 13, 2017 5:22 pm
asbcon

Coral Homes general build thread

Coral Homes general build thread
QLD
1 ... 508, 509, 510

I don't see how they can justify their prices for install only when its not much more for them to supply and install. It is such a rip off but has to be done …

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H Family
Dec 13, 2017 4:31 pm
H Family

Hi guys, Tile selection done and dusted. I thought I'd walked out spending thousands but was happy with the range available so only spent a bit tiling up past the range…

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SKND10
Dec 13, 2017 3:58 pm
Choosy
Choosy
22 h

Hilbert HGWA Build

Hilbert HGWA Build
WA
1, 2, 3

All our Jason windows and doors arrived together.

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Choosy
Dec 13, 2017 3:47 pm
Choosy

Brickies sand arrived today, they might have to move the site shed to swap the bricks.

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Choosy
Dec 13, 2017 3:45 pm
Choosy
Choosy
Choosy
22 h

Aveling Build - Rosehill Waters

Aveling Build - Rosehill Waters
WA
1, 2

Great decision, it will cost less than a holiday and last a lot longer.

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Choosy
Dec 13, 2017 3:43 pm
Choosy

Charlibear's Build -Finally in!

Charlibear's Build -Finally in!
NSW
1 ... 227, 228, 229

a She. Thats my xmas present from mart. Forgot how stressful it was having a pup hahah. Kids can def wait!! Yeah if you guys are ever around feel free! We have good xmas…

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yucky_worm01
Dec 13, 2017 2:56 pm
yucky_worm01

GJ Gardner Kingaroy 304

GJ Gardner Kingaroy 304
NSW

Finally I just don’t get why councils seem to take so long. Will be nice for you to see something actually start even the pegging ;). We are STILL waiting on our land it’s crazy!

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marz1983
Dec 13, 2017 2:47 pm

Clyde Springs estate- Clyde North

Clyde Springs estate- Clyde North
VIC
1, 2

I am on Stage 5, so sorry I wouldnt know for stages 1-4

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sandeepdes
Dec 13, 2017 2:06 pm
acjp
acjp
24 h

Greenvale Heritage Views

Greenvale Heritage Views
VIC
1 ... 12, 13, 14

I was told February/ March from my conveyancer

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acjp
Dec 13, 2017 1:40 pm

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