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Projects to do after New Home Handover

Projects to do after New Home Handover
1, 2

Hi Alex79 I doubt you will need additional floor trusses for 250mm joists/beams.. but it depends on the span and loading If you have the engineering properties/ span…

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StructuralBIMGuy
May 10, 2018 9:40 am
StructuralBIMGuy
G1NOSAUR
G1NOSAUR
17 May

How often do you visit your site?

How often do you visit your site?
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Haha that's crazy. We always jump the fence every week, I wonder if I'm soon to receive a warning letter as well lol.

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G1NOSAUR
May 17, 2018 4:23 pm
G1NOSAUR

Things you forget - summary page 32

Things you forget - summary page 32
1 ... 51, 52, 53

Hi All, We built 6 years ago, one thing we did which was very useful, was to include an outside powerpoint, it's really useful. We also installed outside camera's with a…

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springtime
May 20, 2018 9:24 am

Individual Design - New Choice Homes

Individual Design - New Choice Homes
WA
1 ... 13, 14, 15

The insulation was installed today and the electricians were on-site during the morning however they had the wrong smoke detectors, no doubt they will be back to finish…

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Choosy
May 22, 2018 2:52 am
Choosy

KDR Sekisui House - St George

KDR Sekisui House - St George
NSW
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Just two sensor lights. All other external lights are somewhere in the townhouse garage. Don't know which box they are in, will sort out after we move in. Build Thread :…

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shazaw
May 22, 2018 12:10 am

Arden Homes - Votivo 43 - New home build

Arden Homes - Votivo 43 - New home build
VIC
1, 2, 3, 4

Have compared with other pricing since - I don’t think the lower figure is considerably out of range. For just a patch of lawn and peripheral minimal planting I think…

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Treedance
May 22, 2018 12:01 am

First Build with Summit Perth WA

First Build with Summit Perth WA
WA
1 ... 14, 15, 16

I understand your frustration with being unwell and dealing with other peoples crappy decisions. I hope that they are able to sort out your power run quickly.

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Choosy
May 21, 2018 11:36 pm
Choosy

I love the chestnut. I do have it on my back stackers as well. viewtopic.php?t=86597

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Doulton777
May 21, 2018 11:09 pm
Doulton777

Thanks Ezza But a long backlog list from frame stage still remains - and you see the see facade

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pEast
May 21, 2018 10:57 pm
CC7
CC7
4 h

Coral Homes - Modified Grange 29

Coral Homes - Modified Grange 29
QLD
1 ... 12, 13, 14

haha i will gladly take your plastic sheeting, one less thing we have to buy to be honest :lol: oh i love the idea of no renters!! So strange that they allow that to happen,…

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CC7
May 21, 2018 10:54 pm
CC7

Hilbert HGWA Build

Hilbert HGWA Build
WA
1 ... 12, 13, 14

Amazing how good your tiles and cabinetry is looking after a clean, all the best for PCI on Thursday.

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Choosy
May 21, 2018 10:49 pm
Choosy
ehhc
ehhc
4 h

Our Acacia Home

Our Acacia Home
NSW
1 ... 38, 39, 40

Nice!!! I would kill for a driveway right now

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ehhc
May 21, 2018 10:48 pm
ehhc
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mj-mac4
May 21, 2018 10:26 pm
mj-mac4

Building with Wisdom Homes

Building with Wisdom Homes
NSW
1 ... 541, 542, 543

I’ve not heard of that to date.

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Chompy
May 21, 2018 10:21 pm

Coral Homes - Grange 25 (Newport)

Coral Homes - Grange 25 (Newport)
QLD
1 ... 5, 6, 7

Wow the living room looks huge!! How exciting to see it all plastered!! 😄👍🏼

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mj-mac4
May 21, 2018 10:18 pm
mj-mac4

Building Grange 25 Coral Homes - Northern NSW

Building Grange 25 Coral Homes - Northern NSW
NSW
1 ... 9, 10, 11

I know that’s what I thought too. 🤷🏼‍♀️ They had something weird stuff sprayed on them in parts, it looked like silly string? 😆 I couldnt get a good…

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mj-mac4
May 21, 2018 10:14 pm
mj-mac4

Ausbuild Finlay 36 @ Kinross Road Thornlands

Ausbuild Finlay 36 @ Kinross Road Thornlands
QLD
1, 2

Hi Akashsethi, We almost bought in Altitude but decided on Kinross. Ausbuild have another large estate going in on Kinross Road on the Eastern side. Good luck with the…

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pbwhi0
May 21, 2018 10:02 pm
pbwhi0

Arden - Votivo 43

Arden - Votivo 43
VIC
1 ... 19, 20, 21

How are things going Ezza? very slow!! Sigh

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Ezza78
May 21, 2018 9:38 pm
CC7
CC7
5 h

Our First Dream Home G&P Builders

Our First Dream Home G&P Builders
QLD
1 ... 12, 13, 14

have you decided on a grout colour yet? The herringbone is such a beautiful pattern, and i think it would really show it off with a dark colour than white. What about a…

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CC7
May 21, 2018 9:38 pm
CC7

Our First Home - Building with Valeco in Brookhaven Estate

Our First Home - Building with Valeco in Brookhaven Estate
QLD
1 ... 10, 11, 12

love that natural light from the butlers pantry - everything is looking very neat and tidy

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gr8ly
May 21, 2018 9:15 pm
gr8ly

Building a Metricon Glendale 42 Limited Edition in Melbourne

Building a Metricon Glendale 42 Limited Edition in Melbourne
VIC
1, 2, 3, 4

Drew01 and I are both building Glendales. As Drew said, there is a wall below the shutters that is just visible at the cnr of the couch. We were talking about how the…

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shokel1975
May 21, 2018 9:01 pm
shokel1975

Building the Nu Caprice 35

Building the Nu Caprice 35

Hi All I'm new to the forum and we are building the Nu Caprice 35 with extended family room with Provincial. Build is a KDR…

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Berncart
May 21, 2018 8:53 pm

Coral Homes general build thread

Coral Homes general build thread
QLD
1 ... 543, 544, 545

Unlikely, its basically the same uncaring group, stay away.

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Joker
May 21, 2018 8:32 pm
ehhc
ehhc
7 h

Sekisui | Burbank - Cedarwood1828

Sekisui | Burbank - Cedarwood1828
NSW
1 ... 34, 35, 36

Hahaha busted. Only kids level handy 12volt circuit LOL

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ehhc
May 21, 2018 8:12 pm
ehhc

Take Two

Take Two
ACT
1 ... 5, 6, 7

I’m so sorry to hear about your difficulties with the builder, you must be at your wits’ end! I had similar issues with the same one and would love to chat if you…

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Coral68
May 21, 2018 7:15 pm

Building the Hampton with Allworth Homes

Building the Hampton with Allworth Homes
NSW
1 ... 11, 12, 13

So jelous, I bet you can’t wait for summer. The lights are amazing. We want a pool also, will have to wait a while till we can afford it after our build.

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ydnewa
May 21, 2018 6:56 pm
ydnewa

Who else is building with Eden Brae?

Who else is building with Eden Brae?
NSW
1 ... 754, 755, 756

Sorry, i only sent the end of that last message, the rest was a quote from Invincible. We are 6-8 weeks from completion. We were told no external electrician, unless…

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winto_04
May 21, 2018 6:47 pm

Allworth Avalon / Sonata Our Dream Home

Allworth Avalon / Sonata Our Dream Home
NSW
1, 2, 3, 4, 5

Wow, looking good. Also loving your bricks . Super exciting. Oh what to look forward to.

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ydnewa
May 21, 2018 6:26 pm
ydnewa

Building an Aegean230 with Mainvue.

Building an Aegean230 with Mainvue.
VIC
1 ... 15, 16, 17

Thanks first time - I hope your tradies put a couple of weekends together - it just a make the final date move closer

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pEast
May 21, 2018 6:24 pm

Valeco first time build North Brisbane

Valeco first time build North Brisbane
QLD
1, 2

i think we ended up with over 8 versions of our working drawings! you'll get there! sounds exciting!

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gr8ly
May 21, 2018 6:04 pm
gr8ly

KDR - Henley Reserve (MainVue) - Aegean 38. NHP!

KDR - Henley Reserve (MainVue) - Aegean 38. NHP!
VIC
1 ... 24, 25, 26

Any updates for the gas line? Is there anywhere you can escalate the issue (ombudsman or gas regulator) to get a straight answer on the delay? I’m sure if it wasn’t…

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firsttime_homies1401
May 21, 2018 5:58 pm
firsttime_homies1401

Crown Hill Estate Riverstone

Crown Hill Estate Riverstone
NSW
1, 2, 3, 4

hey guys, any news for stage 3?

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shokeen
May 21, 2018 5:46 pm

Mystique Wollert

Mystique Wollert
VIC
1, 2

Mystique Wollert Residential Group - Will create it within this week :) - or if anyone want to start first I am more than happy Cheers,

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ricky_3
May 21, 2018 2:15 pm

Porter Davis homes

Porter Davis homes
VIC
1 ... 849, 850, 851

So we just got our frame invoice through. Is it normal to have this finished and we haven't even heard from our construction supervisor? I had no idea it would be done so…

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goldencrumble
May 21, 2018 2:12 pm

Building Mainvue Aegean430 - 45sq in Berwick Waters

Building Mainvue Aegean430 - 45sq in Berwick Waters
VIC
1 ... 12, 13, 14

Evaporative post handover with a large split system in the dining/family/kitchen. Our Henley Aegean45

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Aegean430
May 21, 2018 2:07 pm
Aegean430

GJ Gardner Mandalay 282 - Bundanoon

GJ Gardner Mandalay 282 - Bundanoon
NSW
1, 2, 3, 4, 5

Hi, thanks! Generally the build went well but council took forever - no issues, apparently just a new girl who crossed and dotted everything - took three months for…

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dillongl
May 21, 2018 12:04 pm
dillongl
Forg
Forg
15 h

The World's Most Extraordinary Homes

The World's Most Extraordinary Homes

Aye, my comment was with respect to that specific post I quoted, not necessarily the thread-opener. On the one hand, I agree that from a basic level the stifling of…

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Forg
May 21, 2018 11:57 am
Tashmc
Tashmc
15 h

Almost Handover - Valeco Homes - Polished Concrete + Monochr

Almost Handover - Valeco Homes - Polished Concrete + Monochr
QLD
1 ... 22, 23, 24

Wow it is complete, how amazing for you Staceyrusell, your facade I'm in love with, all the best for hand over.

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Tashmc
May 21, 2018 11:45 am
Tashmc

Building Hamilton 230 with mimosa homes

Building Hamilton 230 with mimosa homes
VIC

I have seen simmonds and carlisle start as early as one month after settlement.

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yasir_fnd
May 21, 2018 11:36 am
kjane
kjane
16 h

Hall & Hart - Madison (Contemporary) at Willowdale

Hall & Hart - Madison (Contemporary) at Willowdale
NSW

Hi Adalon, Have you started building works? How is it all coming along?

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kjane
May 21, 2018 11:05 am
CS199
CS199
17 h

Box Hill NSW - Builder recommendation and house design

Box Hill NSW - Builder recommendation and house design
NSW

Thanks I got the same feedback from other forums I have been reading. So far good reviews for Eden Brae and ok reviews for Wisdom

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CS199
May 21, 2018 10:06 am

Iluka - Bray Park (G.J Gardner) - Council

Iluka - Bray Park (G.J Gardner) - Council
QLD
1 ... 4, 5, 6

Agree - I guess all good things...... I understand they just need to do everything by the book and not take shortcuts which in the end is the best for everyone. Thanks…

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BrentandAllison
May 21, 2018 9:38 am
BrentandAllison

Building with Metricon. The Mantra 25s.

Building with Metricon. The Mantra 25s.
VIC
1, 2

Im overly excited. And we don't even have a slab yet. Its been a very long wait. ::cheerleader::

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KolioCarr
May 21, 2018 9:35 am
KolioCarr

Starting our KDR journey Metricon Glendale 50

Starting our KDR journey Metricon Glendale 50
1, 2

Two SS seems to be pretty they have one who specialises in the slab pour then one for the rest of the build.

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blackcat20
May 21, 2018 9:13 am
blackcat20
nada17
nada17
18 h

Building with Kurmond Homes

Building with Kurmond Homes
NSW
1 ... 84, 85, 86

We have been to our site. They have already levelled it. Today they should do the piering. I will report back later.

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nada17
May 21, 2018 8:41 am

Forst new furniture purchase in a while. Got this chair fpr $199 down from $1235. Cpuldnt say no. Also bought my first painting. Will share a picture once I hang it.

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aloenyx
May 21, 2018 7:19 am
aloenyx
adamj
adamj
Yesterday

GJ Gardner Logan went busted - house finally finished.

GJ Gardner Logan went busted - house finally finished.
QLD
1, 2

This is a great post and we are just about to engage QBCC on a non completion due to liquidation / licence suspension. A couple of q's: - Did you need to get insurance…

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adamj
May 21, 2018 12:13 am
jabbriel
jabbriel
Yesterday

Elara Homes / formerly Aaron j Homes

Elara Homes / formerly Aaron j Homes
VIC

Has anybody heard of this builder or currently building with ? Found their display in Warragul which was good and like some of their plans but uncertain as to how…

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jabbriel
May 20, 2018 11:12 pm


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