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Ozshaz
Ozshaz
Yesterday

Things you forget - summary page 32

Things you forget - summary page 32
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Great to see that you had a good finish after the earlier challenges ! With regards to the Downlights there is a switch at the back which can be just flicked to change…

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Ozshaz
Dec 04, 2021 10:09 am
Tess11
Tess11
3 December

Simonds Gallery prices

Simonds Gallery prices
QLD

Hey all! Hoping to start our home building journey soon! We have a bit of a tight budget and have found Simonds is fitting our budget and needs the most. I have factored…

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Tess11
Dec 03, 2021 6:10 pm
RameshN
RameshN
2 December

KDR Metricon Liberty - Hampshire 45 QLD

KDR Metricon Liberty - Hampshire 45 QLD
QLD
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I have used the guide to consider few options.. in fact I even downloaded the VIC guide to explore few variations.. Looks like we are at the same stage !! Good Luck

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RameshN
Dec 02, 2021 8:47 pm
Living Nightmare
Living Nightmare
24 November

DJ Roberts

DJ Roberts
QLD
1, 2

I'm currently building with DJ's, it's a living nightmare, I'd strongly consider going with someone /anyone else. It could not be much worse than staying building with these guys

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Living Nightmare
Nov 24, 2021 9:07 am
vlad
vlad
18 November

Floor plan critique, please !?

Floor plan critique, please !?
QLD

Hello from Norway! What a house! Congratulations. Thought I'd give some thoughts on your floor plan, if that's alright. Blue clouds - how do you want to…

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vlad
Nov 18, 2021 2:40 pm
Noname
Noname
13 November

HIA Subject to Finance Clause - Builder Will Not Change

HIA Subject to Finance Clause - Builder Will Not Change
QLD
1, 2

Why do people necro 11 year old threads hoping to get some insight? Make a fresh post with specifics relevant today if there is nothing recent.

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Noname
Nov 13, 2021 5:30 pm

Hi everyone, We are building on the Sunshine Coast, and our block has some slope to it. The builder has stated we need to complete our own earthworks (due to the slope)…

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AFALDT
Nov 09, 2021 6:26 pm
settler
settler
31 October

House in Europe

House in Europe
QLD

Anyone in here who has moved and built a house in Europe? Is it affordable? I am thinking of moving to Sweden as I have met a girl from there. I follow a construction…

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settler
Oct 31, 2021 9:23 am
SunshineCoast
SunshineCoast
28 October

Anyone built or building with Integrale Homes?

Anyone built or building with Integrale Homes?
QLD

I would strongly recommend never building with Integrale Homes. I have had the worst experience dealing with them. My guess is they actively take…

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SunshineCoast
Oct 28, 2021 9:57 pm
AFALDT
AFALDT
20 October

Living with a dark Colourbond roof

Living with a dark Colourbond roof
QLD

Thank you Noname, agree with your points. Certainly not overly concerned, but thought it prudent to see if there were lived experiences we can learn from.

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AFALDT
Oct 20, 2021 5:52 pm

Oh wow we can upload photos now! Here you go peeps!

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defdaz
Oct 11, 2021 9:10 pm
defdaz
defdaz
11 October

Show us your facade...

Show us your facade...
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Coral Homes Daydream 30 with Coolum (I think) portico.

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defdaz
Oct 11, 2021 9:09 pm

How long did your frame take to arrive?

How long did your frame take to arrive?
QLD

Slab mid August, fame early-mid September. Bricks are currently underway. This is a double storey home in Sydney with a larger builder

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Phil of Sydney
Oct 09, 2021 2:43 pm

Thanks Matt for your video. I will definitely passing this on when my drainage plans are designed. @Structural.Review regarding your comment '500mm rolled fill and…

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Harts
Oct 09, 2021 1:21 am
bran4ever
bran4ever
6 October

Soil question

Soil question
QLD

Above photo is 1st October Above photo is 3rd October Above photo is 5th October

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bran4ever
Oct 06, 2021 12:21 pm
Mikaela3105
Mikaela3105
5 October

Home Building Blogs

Home Building Blogs
1 ... 75, 76, 77

Buying a first home is an important step that requires a commitment to saving, careful decision making, and thoughtful planning.…

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Mikaela3105
Oct 05, 2021 1:43 pm
Mikaela3105
Seka21
Seka21
4 October

Trinity Lux Q1 - Plantation Homes QLD

Trinity Lux Q1 - Plantation Homes QLD
QLD
1 ... 11, 12, 13

Hi All, If any one currently building or going to build the Trinity with Plantation please share your experience would be great.

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Seka21
Oct 04, 2021 4:59 pm
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aussieta
Oct 03, 2021 9:23 am
aussieta
ensecit
ensecit
2 October

Liberty 42 - Help on colour choice!

Liberty 42 - Help on colour choice!
QLD
1 ... 12, 13, 14

Hi all. I am wondering how much extra did people who ended up building with MOJO ended up paying on top of the tender price? I understand that this is highly dependent on…

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ensecit
Oct 02, 2021 10:07 pm
Noname
Noname
22 September

When does CCTV cameras get installed

When does CCTV cameras get installed
QLD

You don't need internet to have CCTV recording onto an NVR. You would only need the internet if you want to remotely access or back up the vision.

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Noname
Sep 22, 2021 10:56 pm
Dhesath
Dhesath
20 September

Building on a steep slope in Brisbane

Building on a steep slope in Brisbane
QLD

Hey Vlad! Did you end up finding someone to build?

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Dhesath
Sep 20, 2021 11:06 pm

Anyone had the coating on their shower surround perish like this? Not sure what this part of the shower is even called and whether it would be covered by warranty. It's…

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NicMac03
Sep 09, 2021 6:52 pm

We bought land recently and now we're trying to figure out what to build on it :) It's a quiet block with some beautiful views (west-facing thought) We went ahead with one…

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vlad
Sep 04, 2021 12:17 pm
Builderg
Builderg
27 August

How often do you visit your site?

How often do you visit your site?
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Does anyone know if we can go beyond 5 km to visit our building site for PCI? I'm thinking it's not allowed but then it is kinda essential to progress the build to…

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Builderg
Aug 27, 2021 5:09 pm
Bdizzle
Bdizzle
23 August

Anyone built with Dixon Home, North Queensland?

Anyone built with Dixon Home, North Queensland?
QLD

Still know the market mate??? Best builder in Townsville?

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Bdizzle
Aug 23, 2021 4:36 pm
strannik
strannik
22 August

New 3-storey steel frame house insulation - advise needed

New 3-storey steel frame house insulation - advise needed
QLD

There's a difference between what you need to do to pass bare minimum requirements, and what you should do (if you have the budget) to live in the house comfortably. I…

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strannik
Aug 22, 2021 10:42 am
Bowengirl
Bowengirl
12 August

solution for macleay island?

solution for macleay island?
QLD

Hi Serapis This is years later since you wrote your post. I'm wondering how you fared with moving to Macleay and building. My budget same compared to a decade up the…

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Bowengirl
Aug 12, 2021 10:37 am
Bowengirl

Take lots of photos!

Take lots of photos!
QLD

We snooped around and inside our new build weekly, sometimes daily. I couldn't believe how often a gate/door was left unlocked so we could just walk in. Right up to…

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supersleuth
Jul 28, 2021 4:48 pm
rs68
rs68
23 July

Retreat 34 by Oracle in Karalee

Retreat 34 by Oracle in Karalee
QLD

Hi, Just wondering how your build went? We are looking at this home. What was your pricing? thanks

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rs68
Jul 23, 2021 6:26 pm
Posty01
Posty01
20 July

Addirtional cost of H1 slab?

Addirtional cost of H1 slab?
QLD

Hi all, I will be doing an owner builder kit home (PAAL) hopefully soon and I am still doing some budgeting. I am at a crossroads at the moment with costs. Mainly to do…

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Posty01
Jul 20, 2021 9:51 am
Posty01
ManDam
ManDam
23 June

$400k enough to build 5brm home in Brisbane?

$400k enough to build 5brm home in Brisbane?
QLD

Hi Harris, We are building with King homes in NSW. Single storey house. Dont think King homes are present in QLD.

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ManDam
Jun 23, 2021 11:54 pm
Communer
Communer
17 June

Ausbuild Capestone Mango Hill

Ausbuild Capestone Mango Hill
QLD

Update June 2021: We're through except for 12-month maintenance report or any other thing that pops up. Again, we chose Ausbuild only because we liked their floorplan…

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Communer
Jun 17, 2021 2:17 pm
Communer
strannik
strannik
2 June

Instantaneous HWS in a new house - gas or electrical?

Instantaneous HWS in a new house - gas or electrical?
QLD
1, 2

if i have to end up with bottles i might as well put heat pump in. i've been doing a bit more thinking, and wondering if someone can validate my train of thought: 1. It…

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strannik
Jun 02, 2021 8:34 pm
Monty85
Monty85
22 May

Brick colour feedback

Brick colour feedback
QLD

Not my cup of tea but I certainly wouldn't say they are awful. If you are in the pre-construction stage you will be able to reach out to Austral who can give you a list…

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Monty85
May 22, 2021 1:35 am
jmasood
jmasood
18 May

CCTV on a new built house

CCTV on a new built house
QLD

which builder was it/ Carlisle homes is charging me around 1k for 7 data points and some weather proof enclosures

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jmasood
May 18, 2021 8:08 pm
jmasood
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jsmi
May 18, 2021 1:41 am
jsmi

Upstairs curtains look like this:

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r_13
May 07, 2021 9:17 pm
r_13
davewastech
davewastech
30 April

Concrete Block vs Brick Home

Concrete Block vs Brick Home
QLD

Just posting links to good answers about this from American websites Briefly concrete block is only suitable in the tropics. It's too cold in climates like Sydney or Perth…

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davewastech
Apr 30, 2021 6:34 pm
Tijiflox
Tijiflox
27 April

Wanted: Roofer tradesman - Bellbird Park (QLD)

Wanted: Roofer tradesman - Bellbird Park (QLD)
QLD

I think you are correct. Thank you for the picture, the black roof does give a great appearance and more prestigious look to your house. We will go with a Surfmist…

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Tijiflox
Apr 27, 2021 2:56 pm
alymei
alymei
2 April

Austral Wilderness Grey Gum

Austral Wilderness Grey Gum
QLD

We ended up doing chiffon, but have since sold. I think Im going blackbutt this time

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alymei
Apr 02, 2021 6:29 pm
Speedbird
Speedbird
24 February

Retreat 305 - Hallmark Homes - Logan Village

Retreat 305 - Hallmark Homes - Logan Village
QLD
1, 2, 3

KariB We are in the process of selecting the colours for our Retreat305 and we came across your pictures. Is there a chance you could reveal the colours of your garage…

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Speedbird
Feb 24, 2021 4:57 pm
alymei
alymei
13 February

Austral Cherry Soda

Austral Cherry Soda
QLD

Has anyone used these bricks or have a picture of the actual wall at Austral?

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alymei
Feb 13, 2021 9:19 pm
worldofmud
worldofmud
31 January

Driveway Engineering HELP

Driveway Engineering HELP
QLD

From the GC Council section on retaining walls , building approval will be required on retaining walls unless they can meet all (from a total of ten) of the following:…

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worldofmud
Jan 31, 2021 7:26 pm

Well, after 4 amazing years in our beautiful coral home, we decided to sell up so we can move to "acreage". We did a lot to the outside and mostly finished styling inside.…

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teganandjosh
Jan 24, 2021 7:15 pm
teganandjosh
brett k
brett k
24 January

OPINIONS WANTED - DIXON HOMES???

OPINIONS WANTED - DIXON HOMES???
QLD

Bonnie I hope you have signed up to your contract already as I was also looking at Dixon homes. I had started looking prior too the govt cashback…

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brett k
Jan 24, 2021 5:17 pm
Rmando
Rmando
20 January

Home grant and contract price

Home grant and contract price
QLD

Hey arunkumar I know it's been 2 years but can I ask how did you go with that? did you have to include Driveway, fencing etc into your contract to get the grant, assuming…

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Rmando
Jan 20, 2021 4:39 pm
BanjoDan
BanjoDan
30 December 2020

Austral red brick inspiration

Austral red brick inspiration
QLD

Haven’t built yet so can’t help with pics but we decided to go Austral Access Ruby with Pale Eucalypt roof. We are building in outskirts of Melbourne. Quite a few…

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BanjoDan
Dec 30, 2020 12:20 pm
stonesthrow
stonesthrow
29 December 2020

Raising ceiling height in kitchen dining livingroom advice

Raising ceiling height in kitchen dining livingroom advice
QLD

Ceiling height variety can help create different feels for a house. E.g. lower celings for more intimate spaces (bedrooms, reading rooms) and higher for formal spaces…

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stonesthrow
Dec 29, 2020 9:50 am
Mushave
Mushave
28 December 2020

Manhattan 23 - Coral Homes (Week 18: Flooring, Carpet....)

Manhattan 23 - Coral Homes (Week 18: Flooring, Carpet....)
QLD
1 ... 18, 19, 20

Very nice style I see here! I got from your photos a lot of great ideas for renovating my house! I like the combination of between colors you used for your furniture!…

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Mushave
Dec 28, 2020 2:30 am
Rhetti
Rhetti
27 December 2020

Clarendon Fairmont 35, hamptons facade

Clarendon Fairmont 35, hamptons facade
QLD
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Clarendon do promos all the time so there will be something come up. Call Trevor at the Pallara estate and he will let you know what's coming. Good luck with the build…

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Rhetti
Dec 27, 2020 10:14 pm
Rhetti

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