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Who is Building with Sienna homes in Melbourne

Who is Building with Sienna homes in Melbourne
VIC

Hi all, I've started a forum post on Sienna Homes if anyone is still contemplating using them: viewtopic.php?f=31&t=94933 Cheers

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SuperSabre76
Mar 18, 2019 10:50 pm

H2 Slab without Piers

H2 Slab without Piers
VIC

What is a rigid slab? Is it another name of raft slab?

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Vikhome
Mar 18, 2019 9:37 pm

Fairhaven Homes

Fairhaven Homes
VIC
1 ... 22, 23, 24

Thanks for the Info CaliCat. Hope you settle in with your home. TurtleGaz

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TurtleGaz
Mar 18, 2019 8:35 pm
AandM
AandM
14 h

Dispute with builder over brickwork - advice wanted from tho

Dispute with builder over brickwork - advice wanted from tho
VIC

Thanks.. Unfortunately this work was done in the last year after handover in our journey to get the bricks right. And our bricks didn't start turning orange until after…

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AandM
Mar 18, 2019 12:53 pm

Metronest builder review

Metronest builder review
VIC

Thanks for sharing info. Really appreciate. We are already in touch with professionals. Cheers.

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patel1783
Mar 18, 2019 12:43 pm
r_13
r_13
18 h

Building Metricon Fortitude32 - Bannockburn: FLOORING

Building Metricon Fortitude32 - Bannockburn: FLOORING
VIC
1, 2, 3, 4, 5

That is possibly because this post/thread is about 5 years old... the prices listed above reflect that. I was reading the list thinking 'wow, so cheap options...' then…

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r_13
Mar 18, 2019 9:09 am
r_13
Manj
Manj
19 h

Inspired Homes/Como Homes - Internal

Inspired Homes/Como Homes - Internal
VIC
1 ... 9, 10, 11

Week 33 Not much action this week. The garage door has been installed but that bath is still in the dining room lol. More of…

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Manj
Mar 18, 2019 7:37 am
Manj

It is going surprisingly good. Sorry for the lack of updates. Frame is up walls upstairs rendered. Tiling is being done as we speak. Everything to a decent quality…

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rogklee
Mar 17, 2019 9:25 pm
JoePathan
JoePathan
Yesterday

Cracked brickwork

Cracked brickwork
VIC

Hi I have cracked bricks in our 5 mo house. Have posted a photo in another post. Just wondering if it is something covered under warranty.

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JoePathan
Mar 17, 2019 6:02 pm
Billy30
Billy30
17 March

Building with Orion Homes in Armstrong Creek, VIC.

Building with Orion Homes in Armstrong Creek, VIC.
VIC
1, 2, 3

Hello to everyone, We are on the 10th month of our build and I am pretty sure this will go on for over a year as we are still on lock up stage. I am already planning on…

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Billy30
Mar 17, 2019 1:17 pm
KingTaco
KingTaco
16 March

Fairhaven Riverview 266 with Surfcoast facade

Fairhaven Riverview 266 with Surfcoast facade
VIC

Looks good! Once the frame starts to get put up it gets even more exciting :)

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KingTaco
Mar 16, 2019 6:52 pm
KingTaco
MLC
MLC
16 March

Building contract with Metricon

Building contract with Metricon
VIC

Great idea but unfortunately we haven’t settled in our land as yet... due to be early next month. So bit tricky.

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MLC
Mar 16, 2019 12:53 pm
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Doulton777
Mar 15, 2019 9:41 pm
Doulton777
dflorey
dflorey
15 March

Mega Homes (Melbourne) anyone???

Mega Homes (Melbourne) anyone???
VIC

My wife and I built with Mega in 2015. We had a contract agreed to and signed by all parties. At the end, they requested final stage payment - which was all good... We…

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dflorey
Mar 15, 2019 6:14 pm

Show us your facade...

Show us your facade...
1, 2, 3, 4

Basically, because we're living here "forever", the future maintenance of lot of any wood & render was going to be up to us. Also because we're living here forever,…

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alexandrolksstewart
Mar 15, 2019 1:47 pm
blackcat20
blackcat20
15 March

Metricon Winchester 28- Landscaping

Metricon Winchester 28- Landscaping
VIC
1 ... 65, 66, 67

Thanks everyone. We're both doing well and hoping to go home Sunday.

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blackcat20
Mar 15, 2019 9:24 am
blackcat20
darb74
darb74
14 March

Bryan & Petersen Build in Regional Victoria

Bryan & Petersen Build in Regional Victoria
VIC
1, 2

Thanks, yeah you too. I enjoyed reading your posts and checking out your house plans. The windows were a real focus for me, I think because we had the most basic rattly…

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darb74
Mar 14, 2019 8:29 pm
darb74
shokel1975
shokel1975
14 March

Building a Metricon Glendale 42 Limited Edition in Melbourne

Building a Metricon Glendale 42 Limited Edition in Melbourne
VIC
1 ... 10, 11, 12

Site scrape booked for Friday 22nd March! Let's hope they arrive as promised! Looking forward to finally seeing some movement onsite :)

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shokel1975
Mar 14, 2019 4:31 pm
shokel1975
darb74
darb74
14 March

Inspired Homes/ Como Homes - Custom Build Corner Block

Inspired Homes/ Como Homes - Custom Build Corner Block
VIC

I think awnings are a good choice. We were originally going to specify sliding windows (but upgraded 'Signature' versions), but after we checked our samples at the…

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darb74
Mar 14, 2019 11:44 am
darb74
Kery_deep
Kery_deep
14 March

JG King modified Heywood - Landscaping

JG King modified Heywood - Landscaping
VIC
1 ... 74, 75, 76

Oh, I think I should have msged Trimum actually. Will do that now. Messed up with the threads. 🙄. Sorry and thank you very much for your positive opinion too about…

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Kery_deep
Mar 14, 2019 11:41 am
Dusty4
Dusty4
13 March

Building inspector - northern suburbs Melbourne

Building inspector - northern suburbs Melbourne
VIC

I have heard darbecca is meant to be good? Haven’t used them though.

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Dusty4
Mar 13, 2019 11:24 pm
Bebbsy
Bebbsy
13 March

JG King Hartwell - Melbourne western suburbs

JG King Hartwell - Melbourne western suburbs
VIC
1 ... 15, 16, 17

How did your move in go? If you have time would be great to see photos of your finished house. 😁 And keen to get some feedback on your Polyflor vinyl planks, have they…

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Bebbsy
Mar 13, 2019 11:24 am
steel
steel
12 March

How often do you visit your site?

How often do you visit your site?
1 ... 31, 32, 33

Weekly to Fortnightly. I dont get why people like staring at the same bricks day after day.Things dont move that quickly.

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steel
Mar 12, 2019 8:34 am
Small Minds
Small Minds
11 March

Mimosa Independent Building Inspections

Mimosa Independent Building Inspections
VIC

MB, They will not advise if they are doing anything. If you get a chance ring them and ask. SM

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Small Minds
Mar 11, 2019 5:05 pm
Patrick
Patrick
11 March

Neighbours ignoring me about fence

Neighbours ignoring me about fence
VIC

Yes I am but has nothing to do with the post

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Patrick
Mar 11, 2019 11:48 am
Patrick
Jamesp85
Jamesp85
8 March

Building Delta(Bliss/ Facade) JG King Shepparton north (Gram

Building Delta(Bliss/ Facade) JG King Shepparton north (Gram
VIC
1, 2

So finally today, brickwork began, in the meantime inside has been painted and waterproofed and looking like tiling may begin next week, so still rolling along with the…

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Jamesp85
Mar 08, 2019 7:50 pm
Jamesp85
Amber23
Amber23
8 March

Vancouver -Porter Davis

Vancouver -Porter Davis
VIC
1 ... 25, 26, 27

Wow ! Do you have a blog where I could look at all the pictures together ?

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Amber23
Mar 08, 2019 11:16 am
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kathysangel
Mar 07, 2019 1:38 am

Allura Estate

Allura Estate
VIC
1 ... 114, 115, 116

New child care center is coming to Palmers Gateway – Cnr Palmers Road and Leakes Road, Truganina 3029 https://www.koolkidzchildcare.com.au/our-locations/ Any idea…

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ajayjagdish19
Mar 06, 2019 1:33 pm
MyFirst
MyFirst
6 March

Itemised Build Invoice

Itemised Build Invoice
VIC

You need to understand that residential building industry is unlike any other industry. So if you can't accept that better don't build else a lot of heartache.. Its…

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MyFirst
Mar 06, 2019 12:55 pm

Building Sheridan 35 with Clarendon - Illawarra

Building Sheridan 35 with Clarendon - Illawarra
VIC
1 ... 20, 21, 22

Haha I'm ruthless now with defects...But the sad thing is they knew my attention to detail from the start but just didn't care and didn't bother to up their game

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bumblebee1985
Mar 06, 2019 12:42 pm
TandH
TandH
6 March

Eliston Estate - Clyde, Melbourne

Eliston Estate - Clyde, Melbourne
VIC
1 ... 9, 10, 11

Hi! Haven’t seen anyone in here for a very long time but still got the notification!

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TandH
Mar 06, 2019 5:16 am
shokel1975
shokel1975
5 March

Independent Building Inspector

Independent Building Inspector
VIC
1, 2, 3

Agree r_13 - the cost was more for us too. We are also building a 42sq home. It makes sense as there is more house to inspect! We ended up going with Houspect, as they…

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shokel1975
Mar 05, 2019 4:33 pm
shokel1975
traceylee
traceylee
4 March

SABAL SHADE LAMINATE FLOORING FROM HYNES

SABAL SHADE LAMINATE FLOORING FROM HYNES
VIC

Hi All Currently under construction with Boutique Homes just wondering has anyone chosen Sabal Shade laminate flooring & has any photos that they could post Thanks in advance

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traceylee
Mar 04, 2019 8:13 pm
Bebbsy
Bebbsy
4 March

Bristol (44sq) - Porter Davis Melbourne - New Build

Bristol (44sq) - Porter Davis Melbourne - New Build
VIC
1 ... 7, 8, 9

Hi Priya2015 your house looks amazing, big congrats to you. Can you tell me what your wall tiles are in the kitchen backsplash....are they black or charcoalmgrey subway…

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Bebbsy
Mar 04, 2019 5:04 pm
gogo65
gogo65
4 March

sumsub's Building thread

sumsub's Building thread
VIC
1, 2

Rjbhai02, I’m not sure if you realise this build was in 2010, I doubt sumsub would still be on homeone, most people finish their build then move on.... She last posted 5…

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gogo65
Mar 04, 2019 10:56 am
gogo65
rjbhai02
rjbhai02
4 March

Our House in Tarneit

Our House in Tarneit
VIC
1, 2, 3, 4

Hi, May i know how was your experience with Persaud homes, any issue till now? in terms of quality I am to consider them. please reply asap thanks a lot

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rjbhai02
Mar 04, 2019 10:40 am
RusaViews
RusaViews
4 March

New build - reasonable price?

New build - reasonable price?
VIC

Sorry I know this is almost a year old and you have prob built by now but just thought id add our experience in with costing. We are getting ready to build a custom house…

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RusaViews
Mar 04, 2019 10:05 am
spice girl
spice girl
3 March

Building Henley Palace Lux Q1 5BR with MODs in West MEL

Building Henley Palace Lux Q1 5BR with MODs in West MEL
VIC
1 ... 10, 11, 12

Hi immu999 We had handover 21/12/18 and officially moved mid Jan. I'm not sure what else is required as building permit was quite quick. We did delay start once they…

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spice girl
Mar 03, 2019 8:27 am
Siahwaninn10
Siahwaninn10
28 February

First house build with Mega Homes

First house build with Mega Homes
VIC
1 ... 15, 16, 17

Hi, we have had nothing but disappointment from Mega Homes, we were originally building with Watersuns, who went into liquidation this day last year. MH were designated by…

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Siahwaninn10
Feb 28, 2019 11:55 pm
nab
nab
28 February

Henley Emperor 48 - craigieburn Mt. Aitkin

Henley Emperor 48 - craigieburn Mt. Aitkin
VIC
1, 2

Hi dreamhme do you remember at all where in Truganina that home was built ? We are thinking also on building the same home with the marquess facade and I was hoping I…

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nab
Feb 28, 2019 9:44 am
KingTaco
KingTaco
28 February

Palace 41 Dream Home

Palace 41 Dream Home
VIC

That's a long journey! But great to see it finally starting, and will be a treat to see this beautiful house built. Plenty of photos and updates please :)

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KingTaco
Feb 28, 2019 8:55 am
KingTaco
Cayman2011-2012
Cayman2011-2012
26 February

Porter Davis homes

Porter Davis homes
VIC
1 ... 859, 860, 861

Anyone’s else have corrosion issues on their colourbond roof and down pipes?

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Cayman2011-2012
Feb 26, 2019 2:16 pm
judder
judder
25 February

Metricon Liberty 42 vs Carlisle Homes Granada Retreat 45

Metricon Liberty 42 vs Carlisle Homes Granada Retreat 45
VIC

Hi, So we have a family of 4 (wife, me 2 kids) as well as my folks and an aunty who stays over occasionally (say once every 2 weeks overnight for work). Having 2 bedrooms…

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judder
Feb 25, 2019 12:40 pm
sweetswisssteel
sweetswisssteel
24 February

Change of Independent Inspector

Change of Independent Inspector
VIC

Good point, but who has the coin to hire multiple inspectors? You sort of have to assume that the guy you are hiring will miss some and you will miss most because you…

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sweetswisssteel
Feb 24, 2019 11:42 pm
bldgel
bldgel
24 February

Building with Eight Homes !

Building with Eight Homes !
VIC

Hi ThrowAway1 - would you be able to suggest a private inspector around Geelong area? Also, interested in what sort of issues you have found so far. We are up to a lock…

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bldgel
Feb 24, 2019 1:30 pm
Forg
Forg
22 February

Surfmist roof..beige or charcoal evap cooler?

Surfmist roof..beige or charcoal evap cooler?
VIC

I think I'd go with the charcoal because, as amilelka said, it doesn't functionally matter what colour it is, and the charcoal is more neutral (ie. the beige has quite…

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Forg
Feb 22, 2019 2:10 pm
jadesretrogems
jadesretrogems
22 February

Custom build in Griffin QLD

Custom build in Griffin QLD
VIC

Hello~! I was considering going with Alphaline and just wondering how you've found them since? How is the house going? :)

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jadesretrogems
Feb 22, 2019 11:17 am
panadura
panadura
20 February

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

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