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Ozshaz
Ozshaz
Yesterday

Things you forget - summary page 32

Things you forget - summary page 32
1 ... 59, 60, 61

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
Hoffy05
Hoffy05
3 December

Which Home Builder provides best value & flexibility?

Which Home Builder provides best value & flexibility?
VIC

might be worth looking at Kingsbridge Homes, they provide more flexibility then the bigger volume builders and at a very affordable price.

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Hoffy05
Dec 03, 2021 3:33 pm

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Sparkyf
Dec 03, 2021 11:54 am
Sparkyf
stonesthrow
stonesthrow
30 November

Eaves that conform to passive solar guidelines

Eaves that conform to passive solar guidelines
VIC

You may already know this but there is also a rule of thumb about glazing amount e.g in Adelaide the total glazed area (windows and glass doors)…

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stonesthrow
Nov 30, 2021 11:16 pm
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30 November

Thomas Archer Bayside Build

Thomas Archer Bayside Build
VIC
1 ... 17, 18, 19

Thanks that is helpful. All sorted!

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Nov 30, 2021 3:12 pm
Spsingh
Spsingh
30 November

Metronest builder review

Metronest builder review
VIC
1, 2

Very True

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Spsingh
Nov 30, 2021 8:03 am
strannik
strannik
29 November

Right time to lock builder when title is 8 months away.

Right time to lock builder when title is 8 months away.
VIC

If the prices do go up, do you think the builder will build your house at a loss to himself?

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strannik
Nov 29, 2021 10:58 pm
RameshN
RameshN
28 November

Building with Metricon

Building with Metricon
VIC

We are building a Vantage in NSW, look up my build thread & you would get some guidance on the realistic timelines (so far) & feel free to DM for any questions !! …

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RameshN
Nov 28, 2021 11:50 am
ren_ho
ren_ho
26 November

ICF Vs Hebel

ICF Vs Hebel
VIC

I'd briefly looked into ICF as it looked like a promising technique, but it seems very uncommon and therefore hard to find builders for.

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ren_ho
Nov 26, 2021 8:10 pm
chars0974
chars0974
23 November

Thomas Archer Hive 45 - Boroondara [2021]

Thomas Archer Hive 45 - Boroondara [2021]
VIC
1, 2, 3

Hi- did you get your plans sorted out, or at least an answer on your facade? Which facade did they put in your master plans? i do C5 modified facade but…

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chars0974
Nov 23, 2021 9:16 pm
jay4542
jay4542
21 November

Symmetric homes - job status, progress and quality

Symmetric homes - job status, progress and quality
VIC

They are doing a fantastic work, even our third party inspectors are giving a very good reviews in compared to the other jobs that they have visited. Because of the…

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jay4542
Nov 21, 2021 12:05 pm
makido
makido
15 November

Carlisle Homes - Astoria Grand 55 - Build Journey

Carlisle Homes - Astoria Grand 55 - Build Journey
VIC

****************************************************************** Our Build Journey: ****************************************************************** Tender 21 Oct…

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makido
Nov 15, 2021 9:58 am
jitendrasharma
jitendrasharma
12 November

Allura Estate

Allura Estate
VIC
1 ... 115, 116, 117

Hopefully it attracts some good cafes, pubs and bars which Allurians don't object too😉

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jitendrasharma
Nov 12, 2021 7:44 am
dannyboy92
dannyboy92
11 November

Our Henley Amalfi 27/530

Our Henley Amalfi 27/530
VIC

Hi whitefresh I have sent you a private message. Thanks, Daniel.

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dannyboy92
Nov 11, 2021 1:24 pm

Pool has been installed for about 6 weeks now. There were delays due to the 2 week construction closure and our pavers should arrive in the next fortnight. Official…

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shokel1975
Nov 05, 2021 2:30 pm
shokel1975
maddisonjean
maddisonjean
3 November

Ghosting on ceiling of 4 year old home

Ghosting on ceiling of 4 year old home
VIC

This is the same post. Posted 21/10/2021, why do you ask?

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maddisonjean
Nov 03, 2021 4:38 pm
celadon
celadon
3 November

Porter Davis homes

Porter Davis homes
VIC
1 ... 860, 861, 862

If there are major discrepancies between their sales quote and tender process, it is best to question it through the sales consultant. We had a good sales consultant who…

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celadon
Nov 03, 2021 3:58 pm
CBPH
CBPH
28 October

BAL Compliance

BAL Compliance
VIC

Thanks for that very much appreciated.

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CBPH
Oct 28, 2021 5:14 pm
aussieta
aussieta
28 October

lintels above windows

lintels above windows
VIC

The answer is yes (if I understand your question correctly) Do you want me to email you a copy of AS1684 ( the timber framing code?) cheers Simeon thanks , i would…

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aussieta
Oct 28, 2021 3:16 pm
aussieta
andy60
andy60
26 October

Vaucluse 41 (12.5sq) Carlisle

Vaucluse 41 (12.5sq) Carlisle
VIC

Hi did the build complete? Did you choose hebel facade?

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andy60
Oct 26, 2021 10:34 pm
adnanmir
adnanmir
25 October

Façade colour scheme

Façade colour scheme
VIC

Thanks, Jason for sharing the details and suggesting something which can give me some direction.

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adnanmir
Oct 25, 2021 12:11 pm
Smiss
Smiss
20 October

Feedback on floor plan for new home

Feedback on floor plan for new home
VIC

Thankyou oklouise. You addressed the exact points I was looking for, and I really like what you did with the design for the kitchen, Master BR and Media room, bed 3 entrance.

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Smiss
Oct 20, 2021 12:23 am
Elle Dee
Elle Dee
18 October

Melbourne Airport Environs Overlay -Schedule 2 question

Melbourne Airport Environs Overlay -Schedule 2 question
VIC

Hi Randy, trying to get an understanding of airport overlay requirements. Regarding the windows/sliding doors was normal double glazing not enough to be acceptable for…

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Elle Dee
Oct 18, 2021 1:36 pm
grbeattie
grbeattie
17 October

Carlisle changes beyond what salesperson says is possible

Carlisle changes beyond what salesperson says is possible
VIC

I just saw the Colorbond option on the Spectra site, just not sure if it is a no-charge option or if it comes at a cost. I understand that the salespeople can't say yes…

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grbeattie
Oct 17, 2021 4:01 pm
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grbeattie
Oct 17, 2021 3:39 pm
Pulse
Pulse
16 October

Worried about Alfresco pier

Worried about Alfresco pier
VIC
1, 2

I’d rather see the timber and be able to fix any rot etc. I think enclosing it prevents termite inspection and rot inspection, better to replace with galvanised steel…

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Pulse
Oct 16, 2021 10:34 pm
Noname
Noname
14 October

Is this a reasonable amount to pay?

Is this a reasonable amount to pay?
VIC

to be fair you won't know until you have some valuations done. That's your next step. However the first red flag should have been the fact you wouldn't be able to get…

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Noname
Oct 14, 2021 3:57 pm
Davos
Davos
12 October

Powder room - layout advice needed

Powder room - layout advice needed
VIC

We haven’t built yet, but we renovated a few years ago and had an open ensuite with toilet. We built the toilet in and put in a sliding door and while privacy isn’t as…

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Davos
Oct 12, 2021 1:16 pm
Davos
defdaz
defdaz
11 October

Show us your facade...

Show us your facade...
1 ... 5, 6, 7

Coral Homes Daydream 30 with Coolum (I think) portico.

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defdaz
Oct 11, 2021 9:09 pm

Ceiling height discrepancy - new build

Ceiling height discrepancy - new build
VIC

Hi ksun1985 If your builder does not build according to plan, and does not rectify the mistake, you may try to resolve the issue by first…

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Contracts-Specialist
Oct 11, 2021 11:23 am
Contracts-Specialist
41202
41202
10 October

Harpley Estate

Harpley Estate
VIC
1 ... 11, 12, 13

all good

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41202
Oct 10, 2021 6:56 pm
41202
eszo
eszo
10 October

New build - Water tank sited below house

New build - Water tank sited below house
VIC

Hi folks, First time builder here seeking some feedback from those far more experienced than I. Our block has a reasonable slope (5 meter fall back to front over 55m)…

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eszo
Oct 10, 2021 4:48 pm
Ren25
Ren25
10 October

Colorbond Roofing Insulation

Colorbond Roofing Insulation
VIC

I'm interested to know too as on Sunshine Coast and I have raked ceiling with exposed beams so this will be the only insulation method I can have so want the best to…

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Ren25
Oct 10, 2021 6:07 am
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
Phil of Sydney
Phil of Sydney
30 September

NBN Pit within 1m of crossover extension

NBN Pit within 1m of crossover extension
VIC

A class A pit and lid is one that is not designed to be driven over. NBN would be more interested in you getting close to their pit. You could contact them about…

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Phil of Sydney
Sep 30, 2021 6:47 pm
VipinMathew
VipinMathew
29 September

Building Palace 33 with Henley in West Mel

Building Palace 33 with Henley in West Mel
VIC
1, 2

Hi Bruce, You mentioned that you were able to extend the living to compensate for adding the shower to the powder room. How much did that cost you and what was the…

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VipinMathew
Sep 29, 2021 6:16 pm
Noname
Noname
29 September

Henley Or Carlisle Inclusions

Henley Or Carlisle Inclusions
VIC

Lots of builders use alternate solutions to the standards. I can guarantee Henley do to. Some of them are better, some of them less so. All of them have to be…

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Noname
Sep 29, 2021 1:40 pm

Initial Deposit Dispute

Initial Deposit Dispute
VIC
1, 2

Hi sparshrohatgi It is possible that the Builder is breaching or repudiating the original agreement. If there is no Contract…

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Contracts-Specialist
Sep 28, 2021 2:06 pm
Contracts-Specialist

Building a house - final payment

Building a house - final payment
VIC

Hi gheg You need to read your particular contract. Often, the contract prescribes upon completion of the stage of work that…

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Contracts-Specialist
Sep 28, 2021 1:57 pm
Contracts-Specialist
Ozshaz
Ozshaz
28 September

Floor Waste requirement

Floor Waste requirement
VIC

Thanks Leona33. I have checked with them and they said its not there. Just wanted to understand that is floor waste an optional or a requirement as per the regulations.

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Ozshaz
Sep 28, 2021 12:28 pm
becmiltos
becmiltos
27 September

Newbie advice please!

Newbie advice please!
VIC

Newbie here. Just in the process of buying a lot in Aldo Estate in Fraser Rise (yayyy!!) Looking for any and all advice on Metricon v Henley v PDX v Boutique Homes v…

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becmiltos
Sep 27, 2021 9:06 pm
Pedro4137
Pedro4137
21 September

Contesting council decision

Contesting council decision
VIC

whats the legislation for the POS, section 173 agreement etc

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Pedro4137
Sep 21, 2021 9:40 am
Ceddy_83
Ceddy_83
20 September

Anyone Building with Inspired Homes/Strive Homes?

Anyone Building with Inspired Homes/Strive Homes?
VIC
1 ... 4, 5, 6

The new picks items can still be added to the list, right? I wonder why is it so hard for them to line up their ducks!!

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Ceddy_83
Sep 20, 2021 6:28 pm
Drew01
Drew01
18 September

Building Bayside : Our Glendale 45

Building Bayside : Our Glendale 45
VIC
1 ... 30, 31, 32

3 trailers, toilet for pool visitors and a home office is the plan... Need to start measuring and get all the trailers in one spot to be able to see how the jigsaw puzzle fits in

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Drew01
Sep 18, 2021 10:21 pm
Drew01
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17 September

ACC Process

ACC Process
VIC

Just saw your post as we are nearly at this stage. Have you started on site? Did it end up taking the 2-3 weeks?

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anged
Sep 17, 2021 6:53 pm
Althom
Althom
16 September

Alfresco open on 3 sides?

Alfresco open on 3 sides?
VIC

Shop around. There's numerous mobs who do them and you can get quite competetive pricing.

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Althom
Sep 16, 2021 8:12 pm
Althom
Doozer1905
Doozer1905
15 September

Recommended Suppliers on Homeone

Recommended Suppliers on Homeone
VIC

Yep totally with you and totally agree with what you have said. Also we all should be supporting local manufacturers where we can. Another one is cabinets, how do you…

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Doozer1905
Sep 15, 2021 1:08 pm
lukew
lukew
14 September

Henley Cullen 41

Henley Cullen 41
VIC

cyncyn we are just about to start with the Cullen 41, we have very similar upgrades. Which refrigerated option did you go with? How are you enjoying the house, is there…

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lukew
Sep 14, 2021 2:41 pm
awkwajena
awkwajena
13 September

Arli Homes

Arli Homes
VIC

Hi all, I'd love to hear some experiences if any past or current Arli Homes clients are here on h1? Advice/experience from industry professionals who have had…

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awkwajena
Sep 13, 2021 2:42 pm
Noname
Noname
13 September

Home Audio

Home Audio
VIC

don't do it if you care about sound quality. Most speakers in ceilings lack the proper isolation and sound direction that dedicated speakers in properly designed cabinets…

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Noname
Sep 13, 2021 11:55 am

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