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Unfortunately we decided to sell out villa in Greece but we were working on this project from zero. So it was planed carefully, if you need any help or advise you can…

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TheBee2
Jan 24, 2019 2:49 am
brokenstick
brokenstick
11 February

How often do you visit your site?

How often do you visit your site?
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Agree completely, I regularly point out things as I see them. My SS has grumbled a little bit but I have explained to him the benefits to both of us - I would rather point…

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brokenstick
Feb 11, 2019 9:53 am
brokenstick
Melbournevic
Melbournevic
19 February

Things you forget - summary page 32

Things you forget - summary page 32
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Just an update that the request to move the wall has been declined. I was told that no structural change in the production. Anyway, I should be happy for what it is now.…

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Melbournevic
Feb 19, 2019 1:00 pm
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leesa13
Feb 21, 2019 7:54 pm

Wincrest are threatening to sue for defamation

Wincrest are threatening to sue for defamation
1, 2

Geez mate looks like your going through a nightmare. As someone whose shopping around right now to build I'm glad my shortlisted builders have nothing like this going on…

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cag57
Feb 21, 2019 7:00 pm

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Buy real and fake Passport Documents online, Driving License http://jackscodocument.com/, Resident Permit, Diplomas & Certificates in our document website Whatsaap:…

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authenticdocument
Feb 21, 2019 5:57 pm
authenticdocument
Gsl
Gsl
4 h

CDC refused, what to do next?

CDC refused, what to do next?

Thanks for the reply Melos. This building process happens in NSW. Our builder is going through the cdc. Our building contract includes the approval fee though now they…

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Gsl
Feb 21, 2019 5:02 pm

Non compliant cladding crisis

Non compliant cladding crisis

In the news today. Nine more cladding systems have now been declared non compliant by CertMark International - the agency the Australian Building Codes board relies upon…

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Liliana
Feb 21, 2019 4:58 pm
GLO
GLO
4 h

Building at Bardia - New Breeze

Building at Bardia - New Breeze
NSW
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I haven’t received an official quote but their marketing indicates that the ‘supply only cost’ is comparative to an ‘installed colourbond fence of the same…

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GLO
Feb 21, 2019 4:39 pm
opti
opti
4 h

Facade Cost

Facade Cost

Depends on the standard facade included in the base price. Some builders have very basic facades without a balcony in their starting price, while others have ones with a…

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opti
Feb 21, 2019 4:38 pm

Coral Homes modified Noosa 25 Far North Coast NSW

Coral Homes modified Noosa 25 Far North Coast NSW
NSW
1, 2, 3

Looks like we might be staying with the private certifier. Just got our weekly call and was informed that its looking like we wont be going to council. The private…

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Rhani89
Feb 21, 2019 4:00 pm
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amritamistu
Feb 21, 2019 3:51 pm

Coral Homes Capri 22 Hamptons

Coral Homes Capri 22 Hamptons

Can I ask, how much extra you paid for the floorboards?

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aliciaL
Feb 21, 2019 2:40 pm

Here is an artists* render of our facade (*me on ms paint) We went with: White window frames Colorbond Basalt for the roof/fascia/garage door Brikmakers Classic Red…

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alt
Feb 21, 2019 2:16 pm
alt

Building with Wisdom Homes

Building with Wisdom Homes
NSW
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Wait till tomorrow or the weekend. Don’t go today especially because it’s a bit far for you.

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Manhattan52
Feb 21, 2019 12:56 pm
Manhattan52

Split level in Kellyville

Split level in Kellyville
NSW
1, 2

that's just an example of the way they have treated us. All I can do at this point is leave it to my legal team and try to stand up against the threats of a corporation

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SejaeD
Feb 21, 2019 12:37 pm
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MrChelseaFC
Feb 21, 2019 12:16 pm

Hi Everyone, WINCREST ARE THREATENING TO SUE ME FOR DEFAMATION FOR POSTS IN THIS FORUM (SEE ATTACHED) For those of you who have been following…

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SejaeD
Feb 21, 2019 11:36 am

Wincrest Bespoke - A place to share experiences

Wincrest Bespoke - A place to share experiences

Hi Everyone, WINCREST ARE THREATENING TO SUE ME FOR DEFAMATION FOR POSTS IN THIS FORUM (SEE ATTACHED) For those of you who have been following…

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SejaeD
Feb 21, 2019 11:34 am

Modified Pemberton - Complete Homes

Modified Pemberton - Complete Homes
WA

What are your thoughts on the Gypsum Multifinish Plaster? It is what I am used to seeing from back home. Personally I hat the White Set they use on the walls here. It is…

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Planet Sun
Feb 21, 2019 10:44 am
Planet Sun
MrsAJ
MrsAJ
16 h

Madison 35 by Clarendon Homes - framing

Madison 35 by Clarendon Homes - framing
QLD
1, 2, 3

Hope your work resumes and you r back ahead of schedule. We have no idea what happened to ours. Second week zero progress even with such good weather. No sign of Frames…

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MrsAJ
Feb 21, 2019 4:10 am

Starting our KDR journey Metricon Glendale 50

Starting our KDR journey Metricon Glendale 50
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Wow that is good news.....will keep that in mind. We are in the midst of the electrical asset swap from hpm to clipsal. https://r.tapatalk.com/shareLink?url=ht ... are_type=t

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excited_builders
Feb 20, 2019 11:49 pm

Building the Denver 29 with Metricon

Building the Denver 29 with Metricon
NSW
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this is a long shot as you’ve long since finished your build, but I was wondering if you have a photo of the floor plan you went with? We are looking at the Denver, and…

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Lksinnott
Feb 20, 2019 11:25 pm

Brick colour for Hamptons style house

Brick colour for Hamptons style house

Hi, I’m after some ideas for brick selection for our new house. The front of the house will be clad and the colour is taubmans Stonebridge, the garage and the rest of…

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leesa13
Feb 20, 2019 11:16 pm

Building with CJ Homes

Building with CJ Homes
QLD

The build has finally started officially on the 11/2. The pre-pour stage has completed and they are planning to pour the concrete tomorrow (21/2). The private building…

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onlyann
Feb 20, 2019 10:32 pm
Joker
Joker
24 h

Advice re location of pool, terrace, outdoor wc & shower.

Advice re location of pool, terrace, outdoor wc & shower.
NSW

Outside your kitchen window area , could probably see pool from sitting areas in family room also and most important from where you will be distracted a lot in your kitchen.

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Joker
Feb 20, 2019 8:38 pm

How to pave / drain down the side of my house???

How to pave / drain down the side of my house???

You need to go direct to manufacturer and get something in writing on how best to do it.

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sweetswisssteel
Feb 20, 2019 6:40 pm
panadura
panadura
Yesterday

Hidden Valley

Hidden Valley
VIC
1, 2, 3

I have purchased a property at Hidden Valley. Now I am planning to build my home and have just realised that developer has made world most inflexible and ridiculous…

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panadura
Feb 20, 2019 6:27 pm
Manishg
Manishg
Yesterday

Charleston Homes - anyone worked with them?

Charleston Homes - anyone worked with them?
NSW
1, 2, 3

Yes always a good idea to go and review a home a few years on. We had a couple of friends that built with Charleston a few year ago and had seen their place and…

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Manishg
Feb 20, 2019 4:10 pm
MyFirst
MyFirst
Yesterday

Side walls of kitchen drawers

Side walls of kitchen drawers

Ok no takers. :) I should explain further. All my drawers in the kitchen both the sides are steel panel and glass on to of it as oppose to the same material as the bottom…

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MyFirst
Feb 20, 2019 4:01 pm

Thought I should post an update! Here are the plantation shutters in the powder room and bathroom - so difficult to get pictures with the light so I’ve done the best I…

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Bethany
Feb 20, 2019 3:56 pm
Ezuku
Ezuku
Yesterday

Bradford homes sa- any experiences?

Bradford homes sa- any experiences?
SA

Yes, i heard about that. Not sure if it's good that they've chosen their footings contractor so carefully or bad.

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Ezuku
Feb 20, 2019 2:17 pm
Melbournevic
Melbournevic
Yesterday

Merricks 45 with Metricon

Merricks 45 with Metricon
QLD
1, 2, 3, 4

Thanks. That's why it looks good too 😊

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Melbournevic
Feb 20, 2019 2:12 pm
cptslobodan
cptslobodan
Yesterday

Metricon Liberty 45 problem.

Metricon Liberty 45 problem.
NSW

Hello Paga. I too have the same design. The discharge pipe should go to the gutter on the first floor - not via a pipe on top of the garage roofline. That's just sloppy work.

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cptslobodan
Feb 20, 2019 1:20 pm
brokenstick
brokenstick
Yesterday

Anyone built with Hotondo Homes (Darvale Homes) Melton?

Anyone built with Hotondo Homes (Darvale Homes) Melton?

Sorry to hear it didn't work out. We have just about finished our build with them and overall the experience has been positive - there have been some issues, but they have…

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brokenstick
Feb 20, 2019 12:58 pm
brokenstick
Hwhal
Hwhal
Yesterday

Best Brisbane builder for large average home

Best Brisbane builder for large average home

Who are Brisbane’s best builders for large acreage home. Single level . Big homes. Would love all feedback !

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Hwhal
Feb 20, 2019 11:37 am
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amilelka
Feb 20, 2019 10:51 am
blackcat20
blackcat20
20 February

Metricon Winchester 28- Landscaping

Metricon Winchester 28- Landscaping
VIC
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Don't be worried; Its a matter of taking the face plate off, unscrewing the old fitting, screwing in the new one and clipping the new face plate on. Given the walls are…

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blackcat20
Feb 20, 2019 8:34 am
blackcat20
Cheltsider
Cheltsider
19 February

NBN point in your new house.

NBN point in your new house.

In my case there will be as I won't accept aerial for the new house, but yeah, if they turn around and act like they don't know what I'm talking about, I have quotes, job…

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Cheltsider
Feb 19, 2019 9:55 pm
Albertlee
Albertlee
19 February

KDR + Building Urban Edge Andu 43

KDR + Building Urban Edge Andu 43
QLD
1, 2

I really appreciate this wonderful post, Thank you.

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Albertlee
Feb 19, 2019 9:28 pm
Clean
Clean
19 February

Beaumont Tiles Pricing

Beaumont Tiles Pricing
QLD

I just want to update on tiling journey. Discounts that BmT say would not impact pricing when you bargain. I got a discount of around 45%. May be it depends on the quantity.

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Clean
Feb 19, 2019 8:07 pm
Clean
Clean
19 February

Luxury vinyl planks in a new build

Luxury vinyl planks in a new build

We too are looking for a similar size. Looked at couple of brands. Godfrey Hirst, abode. We are looking at Hibrid not vinyl. I guess we need to factor scratch resistance…

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Clean
Feb 19, 2019 7:44 pm
Ryan2007
Ryan2007
19 February

Coral Homes general build thread

Coral Homes general build thread
QLD
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We had a stool actually fall on one it really cracked like it was hollow underneath tbh I’ll just get fair trading out for an inspection if they say no then that all…

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Ryan2007
Feb 19, 2019 7:36 pm
Ryan2007
StructuralBIMGuy
StructuralBIMGuy
19 February

Contract Inspection - New Build

Contract Inspection - New Build

No, This is not a recommended practice Wait till all contract documents which include Engineering Drawings & Notes are available & have been reviewed Cheers

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StructuralBIMGuy
Feb 19, 2019 6:55 pm
StructuralBIMGuy

Signed off on the prelim floor plans today. Notably, we removed the 5th bedroom on the upper level and turned it into a grand master, ensuite and large WIR. Other…

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Rhetti
Feb 19, 2019 6:27 pm
Rhetti
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SejaeD
Feb 19, 2019 4:03 pm
amilelka
amilelka
19 February

New Build in Perth

New Build in Perth

I'm looking forward to following another Perth build. Who is your builder? Will you be sharing your plans?

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amilelka
Feb 19, 2019 12:47 pm
daisy1989
daisy1989
19 February

BOLD Portofino 229 (Brisbane) - PCI 13 AUG!

BOLD Portofino 229 (Brisbane) - PCI 13 AUG!
WA
1 ... 7, 8, 9

How’s everything going chrinee? We have also moved in for about 1 month already. We Have found a few defects along the way.

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daisy1989
Feb 19, 2019 12:16 pm
daisy1989
v1v3k
v1v3k
19 February

Infinity Estate - Plumpton, VIC

Infinity Estate - Plumpton, VIC
VIC
1 ... 11, 12, 13

Hi All, I will be moving to the estate soon and was just driving around to check the landscaping in the estate. I have noticed that there are hardly any trees on the…

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v1v3k
Feb 19, 2019 10:37 am
Willp
Willp
19 February

Building with AHB in Harpley, Werribee

Building with AHB in Harpley, Werribee

Hi guys, I am building with AHB and the work has started. I am hoping to get some valuable insights from you. I will ask you questions from time to time and hope you will…

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Willp
Feb 19, 2019 9:50 am

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