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CalicoCat
CalicoCat
Yesterday

Show us your facade...

Show us your facade...

Gorgeous facade. I would have loved to have afford a nice/fancy facade but I'm lucky enough to afford a house in the first place :)

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CalicoCat
Jul 17, 2018 6:50 pm
periperi
periperi
4 July

How often do you visit your site?

How often do you visit your site?
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We visit the site every day or two. It's worth asking your supervisor when various tradies will be scheduled to be there. I agree with the comment above that it's more…

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periperi
Jul 04, 2018 2:43 pm
periperi

Things you forget - summary page 32

Things you forget - summary page 32
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How's. This.... We have 3 bathrooms each shower has a recess which holds shampoo etc. We wanted tiled 300 x 400. We got 250 x 370 and all three varied in dimensions.…

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michaelyoni64
Jul 04, 2018 9:04 pm

Valeco first time build North Brisbane

Valeco first time build North Brisbane
QLD
1, 2, 3

haha no please overshare! we might not be having a smooth run, but im glad to hear others are. Our electrical is being installed this week which is exciting. Hoping to…

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gr8ly
Jul 18, 2018 8:41 pm
gr8ly

Coral Homes - Modified Grange 29

Coral Homes - Modified Grange 29
QLD
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Wow!! Your amazing giving birth in the ensuite is next level! Lol! Congratulations and enjoy your new bub 👶🏼💜💜

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mj-mac4
Jul 18, 2018 8:37 pm
mj-mac4
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cat_dunc
Jul 18, 2018 8:30 pm
cat_dunc

Our First Home - Ballarat - Welcome to Final Stages

Our First Home - Ballarat - Welcome to Final Stages
VIC
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Thanks my partner picked it. Who would know a trade would have great taste.

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icat2000
Jul 18, 2018 8:29 pm
icat2000

Coral Homes - Grange 25 (Newport)

Coral Homes - Grange 25 (Newport)
QLD
1 ... 12, 13, 14

Thanks. PCI on Monday. It will be a little sad moving from Narangba as we brought our boys up here, but I will still be working at the high school.

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bestspecials
Jul 18, 2018 8:26 pm
bestspecials

Coral Homes / Avoca 23 / July 9th - Electrical fitout starts

Coral Homes / Avoca 23 / July 9th - Electrical fitout starts
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Whatttttttt?!!! You're almost done! How awesome does everything look. Your colours look the best to me.... i maybe bias 😉 or we both just have good taste 😉

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Dylandbrooke
Jul 18, 2018 8:22 pm
Dylandbrooke

Our First Home - Building with Valeco in Brookhaven Estate

Our First Home - Building with Valeco in Brookhaven Estate
QLD
1 ... 15, 16, 17

Thanks Tash, we are really happy with it :) we paid a little bit extra for landscaping but I feel it was totally worth it now!

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breebarter
Jul 18, 2018 8:09 pm
breebarter
Tashmc
Tashmc
37 m

MOVING - Valeco - Polished Concrete + Monochrome

MOVING - Valeco - Polished Concrete + Monochrome
QLD
1 ... 24, 25, 26

Are you all moved in Staceyrusell? Hope all is going well with your new home

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Tashmc
Jul 18, 2018 8:03 pm
Tashmc
FARNZ
FARNZ
39 m

Metricon Liberty 38/42

Metricon Liberty 38/42

Hi Chez, What extras did that include

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FARNZ
Jul 18, 2018 8:01 pm
Drew01
Drew01
51 m

Building with Metricon

Building with Metricon
NSW
1 ... 374, 375, 376

We've currently got temporary doors installed if that's what you mean? Normal for lockup stage

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Drew01
Jul 18, 2018 7:50 pm
Drew01

Coral homes marcoola 32 modified - mundoolun qld

Coral homes marcoola 32 modified - mundoolun qld
QLD
1, 2

Sorry, I did reply but the computer put it as a post I’m sorry. Sink was $700 to upgrade

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cass_rox
Jul 18, 2018 6:22 pm

Building Simonds Hudson in Warrnambool Vic

Building Simonds Hudson in Warrnambool Vic
VIC
1 ... 19, 20, 21

I vaguely recall you mentioning this before. I’d say the split crossover was a cost savings measure (that has ultimately cost you more!!)

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SileNceR
Jul 18, 2018 5:54 pm

Custom Home Builders

Custom Home Builders

My Wife and I have property in Sydney, and we are planning on hiring a contractor, and building a house within the next year. As you can imagine there are so many modern…

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jeffgoins
Jul 18, 2018 5:38 pm

Hi there Zen, Here is a pic of our facade i took today. We also used the Rawson house at Homeworld for inspiration, we really like the timber and dark bricks. When we…

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AllyBrian 2078
Jul 18, 2018 5:17 pm

Thank you everyone. There is a bit more progress, but no improvement in the communication. I have made it quite clear to the builder, his son and the electrician when I…

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Variegated
Jul 18, 2018 4:07 pm
Variegated

Building with Wisdom Homes

Building with Wisdom Homes
NSW
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Yeah, privacy is a bit of a concern but the design of the house mitigates most of the issues - e.g. we have the enclosed balcony off the master bedroom. I'll put…

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jqcc0
Jul 18, 2018 3:32 pm

Our modest little kitchen haha The plan for our landscaping.

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brodav83
Jul 18, 2018 3:12 pm

NEW BUILD - HGWA SOUTHPORT

NEW BUILD - HGWA SOUTHPORT
WA
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Very excited cant wait for it to be finished long list to do after hand over lol!

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atemby
Jul 18, 2018 1:43 pm
atemby

Custom KDR Canberra

Custom KDR Canberra
ACT

Good to see another Canberra build! I think you've done a good job of capturing the orientation with that plan, although I second…

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algernon
Jul 18, 2018 1:13 pm

Redbank Plains Custom Build: Homes by CMA

Redbank Plains Custom Build: Homes by CMA
QLD

Thanks Alymei! I lost my internet for 3 days which have been the longest 3 days ever! haha I take it for granted until its gone and then I hardly know what to do with…

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Nublette
Jul 18, 2018 12:55 pm
Nublette

Inspired Homes/Como Homes - Site start

Inspired Homes/Como Homes - Site start
VIC
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Fences are going up on Friday with site cut scheduled for Monday. When things happen they happen! Been assigned a SS who I believe is a recent poach from Arden, initials…

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Clareymoo
Jul 18, 2018 12:52 pm
CW_L
CW_L
8 h

Fowler Homes Catalina 23 - Oran Park

Fowler Homes Catalina 23 - Oran Park
NSW
1 ... 12, 13, 14

aww hahaha It's always going to be like that. If we got to start again, knowing what we know now, i'd make so many changes. Right now, i'll be content with just…

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CW_L
Jul 18, 2018 12:15 pm
CW_L

Rawson build in Cameron Park

Rawson build in Cameron Park
NSW
1, 2

Hi We are also building a Stroud 30 however are still waiting for the land the register. Did you make any alterations to the Plan ?? I am thinking of extending the…

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Nat12Kel123
Jul 18, 2018 12:01 pm

Iluka - Bray Park (G.J Gardner) - Week 2 - Plumbing Rough-in

Iluka - Bray Park (G.J Gardner) - Week 2 - Plumbing Rough-in
QLD
1 ... 7, 8, 9

Update - Plumbing roughin completed. They have done a great job - I think :) Pipes sticking out of the ground - in the right place? Who knows just yet :) The temp power still…

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BrentandAllison
Jul 18, 2018 11:46 am
BrentandAllison

B1 Homes Perth WA -Custom Design

B1 Homes Perth WA -Custom Design
WA
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THAT BATH!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! :x!:x!:x!:x!:x!:x!:x!:x!:x!:x!:x!:x!:x!:x!:x!:x!:x!

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spiffmiff
Jul 18, 2018 11:35 am
spiffmiff
kks
kks
10 h

Knock Down Rebuild SE MELB with Hallbury homes

Knock Down Rebuild SE MELB with Hallbury homes

Learnt the importance of azimuth/siting with my Laurence Street, Manly, unit. The most fabulous views across Sydney Harbour and out through The Heads. But what a cold,…

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kks
Jul 18, 2018 10:18 am

Site works advice needed

Site works advice needed

Those levels & that cut and fill is nonsense they are just burying Concrete & Bricks (@$200/m3 material cost while fill is only $30m3) The optimised engineering solution…

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StructuralBIMGuy
Jul 18, 2018 9:00 am
StructuralBIMGuy

Deposit query?? House and land.. help!!!!

Deposit query?? House and land.. help!!!!

The amount you have already paid forms part of your 17.5k deposit.

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blackcat20
Jul 18, 2018 8:23 am
blackcat20

Building with Kurmond Homes

Building with Kurmond Homes
NSW
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Our slab ended up being 2 pours, they did the bottom first, then they did the top half (we have a split level). Frames were delivered yesterday, and i drove past this…

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the dream
Jul 17, 2018 10:31 pm

Vinyl flooring going in this week. It’s not as dark as in the photo, even the walls look a different colour so must be my phone, and covered in dust from the slab but I…

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aphsta
Jul 17, 2018 9:40 pm

Rawson Balmoral 34 MK1

Rawson Balmoral 34 MK1
NSW

All good mate, glad to help. If you need anymore advice more than happy to help with what happened to us. Yeah I loved the Chifley as soon as I walked in with void in the…

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Salfield
Jul 17, 2018 9:29 pm
mj-mac4
mj-mac4
Yesterday

Coral Homes general build thread

Coral Homes general build thread
QLD
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Thankyou. I think it was about $300 for the small tile laying charge. 😊

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mj-mac4
Jul 17, 2018 8:31 pm
mj-mac4
gogo65
gogo65
Yesterday

Custom Build with Summit Homes Perth

Custom Build with Summit Homes Perth
WA

Plan looks fantastic, Looking forward to seeing your colour selection!

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gogo65
Jul 17, 2018 8:18 pm
gogo65
trimum
trimum
Yesterday

Our Acacia Home

Our Acacia Home
NSW
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We are probably getting one from bunnings too but still looking around

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trimum
Jul 17, 2018 8:06 pm
trimum
arrow224
arrow224
Yesterday

Building with 8homes or UrbanEdge Melbourne ??

Building with 8homes or UrbanEdge Melbourne ??
VIC

I built with 8 homes. Very good process, took shorter time than expected. Independent inspector said that this house was one of the very few that had very little to no…

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arrow224
Jul 17, 2018 7:48 pm
GLO
GLO
Yesterday

New build & Electricity Smart meters (off peak with solar pa

New build & Electricity Smart meters (off peak with solar pa
NSW

Hi, I’m in the Endeavour Energy wholesale electrical area (greater Sydney area) which usually do not use Time of Use smart meters and rather use flat Peak rate and…

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GLO
Jul 17, 2018 7:28 pm
Guy T
Guy T
Yesterday

1st home build Clearview SA with Hickinbotham

1st home build Clearview SA with Hickinbotham
SA
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Wow! we were just notified today pre handover inspection is set for 1st of August. Sooo exciting but feel a bit panicked now about all the things we have to do before we move in

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Guy T
Jul 17, 2018 6:39 pm
Prateek
Prateek
Yesterday

Tile Selection for your House

Tile Selection for your House
WA

Thanks alot for your advice. We will engage some professional to proof read.

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Prateek
Jul 17, 2018 2:52 pm
shazaw
shazaw
Yesterday

Sekisui | Burbank - Cedarwood1828

Sekisui | Burbank - Cedarwood1828
NSW
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Nice colour, and you still have a decent room on the side. :-D Build Thread : viewtopic.php?=31&t=81624

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shazaw
Jul 17, 2018 2:37 pm
Prateek
Prateek
Yesterday

Celebration Homes Build

Celebration Homes Build
WA
1, 2

Hi, Thanks for your reply. Trying to help forum users to make intelligent decision in selecting Tiles with an example of WA Tiles. You are correct that this is our Family…

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Prateek
Jul 17, 2018 1:58 pm
ligongl
ligongl
Yesterday

Our KDR Project - Canberra

Our KDR Project - Canberra
ACT

Thanks algernon, we are noting your points for our next iteration of the concept. Cheers

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ligongl
Jul 17, 2018 1:21 pm
Willp
Willp
Yesterday

Recommend a builder

Recommend a builder

A friend of mine has recently built with Sheridan Homes (AHB). And he recommends them. He is saying the independent inspector didn't find many faults in his reports. How…

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Willp
Jul 17, 2018 12:13 pm

Building Arden homes Votivo 37 in South East

Building Arden homes Votivo 37 in South East
VIC
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Keep on them PE, you’ve done well making sure Arden fix all the items on your report. We’ve got one more inspection and won’t be handing over the final payment until…

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firsttime_homies1401
Jul 17, 2018 11:47 am
firsttime_homies1401
thech_nerd
thech_nerd
Yesterday

Henley - Sahara 40 Build - Fit out has begun!

Henley - Sahara 40 Build - Fit out has begun!
VIC
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at out local garden supply place they have used timber as the base and secured the shed on to it.they also have factory 2nd sheds for cheaper price.pay a visit to them and…

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thech_nerd
Jul 17, 2018 11:36 am
thech_nerd
stayxtrue
stayxtrue
Yesterday

1st Build - New Choice Homes

1st Build - New Choice Homes
WA
1 ... 4, 5, 6

Hey! Question, how big is your garden shed? And how does it sit in comparison to the rest of the back yard?

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stayxtrue
Jul 17, 2018 11:03 am
stayxtrue
reaver
reaver
Yesterday

Porter Davis upgrades

Porter Davis upgrades
QLD

See existing thread here. Some of the things you listed might have been already mentioned in that thread its just a matter of searching within it. viewtopic.php?f=31&t=54817

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reaver
Jul 17, 2018 10:51 am
reaver

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