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How often do you visit your site?

How often do you visit your site?
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I am in the fit out stage, and visit virtually every day... sometimes up to three times hahah at lunch time, before school pick up and after school. Its disappointing to…

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Princesssarrah06
Nov 07, 2017 10:17 pm
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

Masterton Homes - The next thread 4.0

Masterton Homes - The next thread 4.0
NSW
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Hi MGardz Thanks for your reply. Is it better to pour the slab and tiles for future alfresco while M pours the slab for the house or do the slabs later with someone later.…

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buildinsydney
Nov 20, 2017 8:15 am

KDR Metricon Liberty - Hampshire 45 QLD

KDR Metricon Liberty - Hampshire 45 QLD
QLD
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Love the product!!! They look great! How are they for price compared to other window furnishings?

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Bethany
Nov 20, 2017 7:44 am

Custom Coral Homes Bronte..Let the defect remediation begin!

Custom Coral Homes Bronte..Let the defect remediation begin!
NSW
1 ... 178, 179, 180

Great job with the new wallpaper it all looks so surreal! Btw, I think you need more pillows in your bed as there's not enough

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Orpheus
Nov 20, 2017 7:44 am
Orpheus

Coral Homes - Modified Bronte

Coral Homes - Modified Bronte
NSW
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Aww I thought they would have emailed you and sent some photos. Hope you're having a great time!

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MrsJM
Nov 20, 2017 6:55 am
MrsJM

Sekisui / Burbank -our Acacia home- Bricks Complete!

Sekisui / Burbank -our Acacia home- Bricks Complete!
NSW
1 ... 21, 22, 23

No the pergola is not on top although it has still not been constructed. Will take a pic next week a bit further out.

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trimum
Nov 20, 2017 6:44 am
trimum

Mojo Homes

Mojo Homes
NSW
1 ... 58, 59, 60

So turns out Tim is now our SS... only found out because I logged into the portal. A few updates since the last post. - upper level staff was dropped - composite…

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HLC333
Nov 20, 2017 6:25 am

Given a variation after the work had been completed

Given a variation after the work had been completed
WA

Were the details of the variation discussed with you verbally or via email first? We’ve had many post contract variations as well as building variations but usually it…

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Waldorf_Grange_Build
Nov 20, 2017 4:43 am
Waldorf_Grange_Build

Arden Developments

Arden Developments
VIC
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I received email around 1130 stating inspection to be conducted at 1630 and I immediately contacted their office and asked why at 1630 when all tradies r gone by 1530 and…

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pEast
Nov 20, 2017 3:31 am

First Home - Custom Design in Ipswich - WEEK 25

First Home - Custom Design in Ipswich - WEEK 25
QLD
1 ... 9, 10, 11

You had such a good start, don't know what happened to them now.

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Peter112
Nov 20, 2017 12:56 am
Peter112

Help on Electrical Plan? Do I need more lights?

Help on Electrical Plan? Do I need more lights?

Hi V+J Look at your message. I have PM you my electric plan. Cheer, Vik

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vikushivu
Nov 20, 2017 12:43 am

New Home - Summit Homes 'The Orchard' - Perth SOR

New Home - Summit Homes 'The Orchard' - Perth SOR
WA
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In my opinion, it was a combo of a few things: - Power utility indecisive about the "preferred location" for the power dome - Water utility taking a long time to move the…

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spiffmiff
Nov 20, 2017 12:38 am
spiffmiff

Heartwood

Heartwood
WA

After panicking about my colours I stumbled across the Heartwood range. For those with any of the Heartwoid tile range, is there a hint of grey in them..? Any pics of…

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chrinee
Nov 20, 2017 12:37 am

KDR Sekisui House - St George

KDR Sekisui House - St George
NSW
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I will take better picture tomorrow. Build Thread : viewtopic.php?=31&t=81624

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shazaw
Nov 20, 2017 12:18 am
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cat_dunc
Nov 20, 2017 12:12 am
cat_dunc

First Home Builders - Metricon Zara 29 - Wk 17 WE ARE IN!

First Home Builders - Metricon Zara 29 - Wk 17 WE ARE IN!
QLD
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Nice work!! Very pleased to hear you are all settled in! Congratulations!! 😀

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ruraldoc
Nov 20, 2017 12:10 am
ruraldoc
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chrinee
Nov 20, 2017 12:02 am

A vue of the pines on the Gold Coast

A vue of the pines on the Gold Coast
QLD
1 ... 20, 21, 22

Fingers triple crossed a good Monday for you BW! 😑

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ruraldoc
Nov 20, 2017 12:00 am
ruraldoc

{Dawn} SE Melb Custom Build - Ever After :)

{Dawn} SE Melb Custom Build - Ever After :)
VIC
1 ... 134, 135, 136

Congrats on your landscaping! It's a gorgeous outcome!! Looks quite pet friendly too.

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ruraldoc
Nov 19, 2017 11:56 pm
ruraldoc

Building first house - need advice on builder

Building first house - need advice on builder
SA

Hi Trent We are looking to build a something similar in Adelaide and considering those builders so really looking forward to your responses. Best of luck Dave.

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dave69
Nov 19, 2017 11:23 pm

Framing is now continuing for the second storey; waiting for Henley to advise when framing will be complete so that I can have a private inspection by Darbecca arranged.

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Eskay
Nov 19, 2017 11:18 pm
Eskay

When moving in day ends up in the children's hospital with your daughter breaking her leg at sport (that her grandparents took her to so we could move) The timing......

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Rocchet
Nov 19, 2017 11:17 pm

The ivy, Doreen

The ivy, Doreen
VIC
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The BALs have been taken off most blocks, with the exception of the western most ones. You can check using the interactive map: http://services.land.vic.gov.au/maps/bushfire.jsp.

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tealgecko
Nov 19, 2017 10:56 pm

Who's building with Clarendon??

Who's building with Clarendon??
NSW
1 ... 902, 903, 904

Thanks Bumblebee1985 ! Good luck for the next few weeks! Do let us know how it goes... fingers crossed!

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sherlock7
Nov 19, 2017 9:44 pm
nav12c
nav12c
11 h

Provincial Homes

Provincial Homes
NSW
1 ... 28, 29, 30

Quality is quite good. The lines etc all line up correctly. The tilers were super neat and tidy too, especially the outside where they tried up areas that might get dirty…

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nav12c
Nov 19, 2017 9:28 pm

Building in Hillcroft - Claymore

Building in Hillcroft - Claymore
NSW
1, 2, 3, 4

Hi PSP, They told me they will send us email to client and solicitor both about this update but didn't receive yet.I can provide you with the number in case you haven't…

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Letmein01
Nov 19, 2017 9:27 pm

Building with Metricon

Building with Metricon
NSW
1 ... 332, 333, 334

Thats Scary....Anyway the good news is the PC signing went smoothly. Our consultant was very accommodating and put in some notes in our variation to clarify our doubts on…

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excited_builders
Nov 19, 2017 9:17 pm

Site Works Cost in Perth

Site Works Cost in Perth

Jaycee24 they should have given you Site Plan, Floor Plan & Elevations That accompanies those descriptions & costings which are incidentally confusing at best? If you…

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StructuralBIMGuy
Nov 19, 2017 8:53 pm
StructuralBIMGuy
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Katran
Nov 19, 2017 8:32 pm
Pecker
Pecker
12 h

Crown Hill Estate Riverstone

Crown Hill Estate Riverstone
NSW

Oh i just saw this post... we are in stage 2 as well... considering we were told it was going to be ready mid this year to see that registration is now likely feb next…

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Pecker
Nov 19, 2017 8:31 pm

Fencing questions

Fencing questions

If the vacant lots haven’t been sold some people are able to claim part of the cost from the developer who owns the land. Usually you can request ownership details…

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Waldorf_Grange_Build
Nov 19, 2017 8:01 pm
Waldorf_Grange_Build

Porter Davis homes

Porter Davis homes
VIC
1 ... 789, 790, 791

We are the same. Almost finished and then tools down over Christmas. SS thinks they will be finished by the end of January. - View my blog at

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Waldorf_Grange_Build
Nov 19, 2017 7:58 pm
Waldorf_Grange_Build

Vancouver 33 with PD - Colour Selection Help Please :)

Vancouver 33 with PD - Colour Selection Help Please :)
VIC

Had a phone call from PD this week. Tender appointment is booked for the 21st of December. A little over a month to go. Hopefully it all goes swimmingly. Land contracts…

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Kenshi123
Nov 19, 2017 7:56 pm

Building with Metricon. The Mantra 25s.

Building with Metricon. The Mantra 25s.
VIC

Thanks icat2000. we still cant believe its actually happening.

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KolioCarr
Nov 19, 2017 7:47 pm
KolioCarr
J278
J278
13 h

Aveling Build - Rosehill Waters

Aveling Build - Rosehill Waters
WA

Love your selections they look great! Love the tones you’ve chosen they compliment each other so much. Hilbert HGWA Build viewtopic.php?t=89433

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J278
Nov 19, 2017 7:36 pm
J278
lovisa
lovisa
13 h

First jome build SA Hickinbotham

First jome build SA Hickinbotham
SA
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We had a look again today, still same but have discovered that the air vents is slso closed up with installation that will be opend in the roof and the electrical guy by…

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lovisa
Nov 19, 2017 7:26 pm

GJ Gardner Mandalay 282 - Bundanoon

GJ Gardner Mandalay 282 - Bundanoon
NSW
1, 2, 3

Our council approval took three months!!! The waiting is agonising....not sure of the size but think it’s called stratum duo?

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dillongl
Nov 19, 2017 7:12 pm
dillongl

GJ Gardner - Widebay 199

GJ Gardner - Widebay 199

Hi Skcel! Your house is looking good! I'm a bit jealous you got through council so quickly (we're 9 weeks and still waiting). Where are you building? How have you found…

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Binderella
Nov 19, 2017 5:47 pm

Ive been a bit missing in action - it's not easy to see how everyone's build is progressing when it seems that mine is going at less than a snail's pace. On Tuesday, the…

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Variegated
Nov 19, 2017 5:47 pm
Variegated
Mattb
Mattb
15 h

My Build: Bushmead with HGWA

My Build: Bushmead with HGWA
WA
1, 2

Hi Morgan that's great news hope all went well and you have a slab now. The wood laminate we chose was part of the builders standard range and didn't cost us any extra.

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Mattb
Nov 19, 2017 5:44 pm
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Amymay
Nov 19, 2017 5:16 pm

Hey everyone, Just wanting to get some help regarding piering, when they are done should the tops be flat and smooth for the slab to sit on or what is the process? Our…

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Caydenn
Nov 19, 2017 4:35 pm
Caydenn
JB1
JB1
17 h

Waterproofing wet areas

Waterproofing wet areas

is it in a shower area? If so wow! Sounds dodgy as fuck.

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JB1
Nov 19, 2017 3:23 pm
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Joshwaan2k
Nov 19, 2017 3:15 pm
Ash687
Ash687
17 h

Importing Light switches

Importing Light switches
VIC

As a member stated before, If you can fit it in the container you will save alot more money then buying it locally. Had a job from a client that she was making her new…

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Ash687
Nov 19, 2017 2:52 pm
Ash687

New home build with Oracle

New home build with Oracle
QLD
1, 2, 3

Wow Zuzu00 I am amazed at how fast your build is going, you will be in before you know it 😄. We had our roof done this week , our windows are getting next week. Our…

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mafu1983
Nov 19, 2017 2:43 pm
Ash687
Ash687
18 h

Architecturally Designed Home - Vic

Architecturally Designed Home - Vic
VIC
1, 2

Pretty Simple, when you organise it. Most of the clients usually import stuff for their homes and business's. Once you find a reputable supplier you contact a forwarder…

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Ash687
Nov 19, 2017 2:38 pm
Ash687
Lara21
Lara21
18 h

Fowler Homes Catalina 23 - Oran Park

Fowler Homes Catalina 23 - Oran Park
NSW
1, 2, 3, 4

I had organised it through Fowler but it wasn’t simple, we were told it was tricky as I think they hire the fencing in 3 or 6 month blocks. How frustrating with the…

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Lara21
Nov 19, 2017 2:02 pm


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