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Was going for a mid century/modern flat or near flat roofed design. Colour throughout the home is whites (titaniums, surfmists, lexicon) and greys (charcoal, stormfront)…

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Aug 16, 2018 10:41 am
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207 de
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How often do you visit your site?

How often do you visit your site?
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When I'm home (FIFO) live close to ride my bike past almost daily

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207 de
Aug 16, 2018 3:21 pm

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

Iluka - Bray Park (G.J Gardner) - Week 5 - Frame

Iluka - Bray Park (G.J Gardner) - Week 5 - Frame
QLD
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SS said that because they have to be 1m away from the roof valley or something.... not too worried, the front is being rendered so the pipes will be painted the same…

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BrentandAllison
Aug 17, 2018 4:08 pm
BrentandAllison

Coral Homes general build thread

Coral Homes general build thread
QLD
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Hi everyone, Hoping someone can help us. So our…

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Hudson House
Aug 17, 2018 4:03 pm

Building with Wisdom Homes

Building with Wisdom Homes
NSW
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Hi We have been reading reviews for a few days now and love some of the feedback and suggestions. We have just got our Tender docs for the Manhatten 44 Ens after…

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nthkellyvillebuild
Aug 17, 2018 3:54 pm

Coral Homes – Lisbon 25, Hervey Bay / QLD

Coral Homes – Lisbon 25, Hervey Bay / QLD

Thanks all, I am looking forward to getting it moving. All of the first bits, paperwork etc just takes so long. Once the slab is down i will feel like it is actually…

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GarethB
Aug 17, 2018 2:28 pm
GarethB

A couple more Down pipes waiting for the bricks to be cleaned Alfresco lining and beams still need to be painted. Floor tiles.

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blackcat20
Aug 17, 2018 1:51 pm
blackcat20

Dj roberts

Dj roberts

Has anyone built with DJ Roberts in Brisbane? And what was your build time from slab to handove?

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Bubgalow123
Aug 17, 2018 1:22 pm

Building Grange 25 Coral Homes - Northern NSW

Building Grange 25 Coral Homes - Northern NSW
NSW
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Hi mj-mac. Sorry to see you go. I think you can tell by your views if anyone is following. I watched quietly going over Homeone posts for 2 years gaining insights from…

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Brad_2477
Aug 17, 2018 1:20 pm

Coral homes marcoola 32 modified - mundoolun qld

Coral homes marcoola 32 modified - mundoolun qld
QLD
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I’m so happy 😀 my father in law does kitchens for some areas coral do and he hooked me up with soft close drawers, black handles, kids study desk, pantry cabinets…

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cass_rox
Aug 17, 2018 1:10 pm
J_C
J_C
3 h

Building with Kurmond Homes

Building with Kurmond Homes
NSW
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Hi All, First post for me. We are building with KH and also had a delayed experience with admin staff (8months). Think we avg the same as others with 2 weeks between…

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J_C
Aug 17, 2018 12:54 pm

Project builder for steep blocks

Project builder for steep blocks
NSW

If possible, consider 3 level split. Should be suiting your 5 m quite well. I have a split design on 3 m fall, cut and fill sorts most of the issues: I have around 1 m…

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alexp79
Aug 17, 2018 12:13 pm

McDonald Jones Homes - The new thread

McDonald Jones Homes - The new thread
NSW
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Yeh am aware we would be charged if we change after. So you made changes for AC and were charged $1000 But this change was subject to engineering. And you made more…

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Kery_deep
Aug 17, 2018 11:36 am

Vaucluse 41 (12.5sq) Carlisle

Vaucluse 41 (12.5sq) Carlisle
VIC

Hi, we have just started building Vaucluse 41 with Carlisle. Does anyone know how long it takes to finish the base stage? Thanks

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chatzyy
Aug 17, 2018 11:17 am

Building Bayside : Our Glendale 45

Building Bayside : Our Glendale 45
VIC
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:) thanks what was the reason for having the cabinetry done post handover? cost/quality benefits? what else are you doing post handover? we are engaging contractors to get…

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madj-m
Aug 17, 2018 10:44 am

Singhs homes

Singhs homes
VIC

I am in the same boat, thinking to build with them, please share if you get any valuable info! thx

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abhi3001
Aug 17, 2018 9:27 am

ADH - custom KDR in Clearview. All locked up!!

ADH - custom KDR in Clearview. All locked up!!
SA
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Electrical have been out most of the week, but no one else. We've spoken the the ss and does well be next week. He is still confident that we'll be done around the 6 month…

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Nawsome
Aug 17, 2018 8:52 am
Nawsome

I have Warwick curtains samples that the lovely consultant left with me. Have a look. I’m thinking of sheer linen but not sure yet. As I originally choose sheer silk.…

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Doulton777
Aug 17, 2018 8:05 am
Doulton777

Project builder or custom builder

Project builder or custom builder

Thanks! I think the full service (all in one) builder is more suitable for us. Do you have anyone in mind for building on the upper north shore in Sydney?

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Huggies
Aug 17, 2018 12:25 am

Would you recommend JG KING? bit nervous!

Would you recommend JG KING? bit nervous!
1, 2

You might benefit from checking the date of the original post you are proposing to respond to :) You've just answered a question someone asked 9 years ago!!

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Mr. Sausage
Aug 16, 2018 10:27 pm
AIB
AIB
18 h

Rawson Homes - General Thread

Rawson Homes - General Thread
NSW
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Hi NDDreamhome I haven't book my pre-gyprock appointment in as it slow down a lot since new SS got onboard. Recently they only got half house washed in 2 weeks. I have…

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AIB
Aug 16, 2018 9:45 pm
Mira
Mira
19 h

JG King -Urbis 1

JG King -Urbis 1
1, 2

Yes they are lovely at the start. Once you sign on the dotted line its a nightmare.

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Mira
Aug 16, 2018 9:42 pm

Update photo of the house front. Things seem to be moving along nicely now.

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philbert83
Aug 16, 2018 8:57 pm
GLO
GLO
20 h

Wisdom Homes - Manhattan 39 Build Thread

Wisdom Homes - Manhattan 39 Build Thread
NSW
1, 2

Looks fantastic! I’m having the same facade but brick around the garage! What tile and colour selection did you go with?

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GLO
Aug 16, 2018 8:24 pm

Clarendon Boston 36 Central Coast

Clarendon Boston 36 Central Coast
NSW

Hi, I'm also looking at building the Boston but have only just started looking so I'm curious to understand all the costs involve and extra things I need to consider…

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Amanda_Ly
Aug 16, 2018 8:08 pm

Starting our KDR journey Metricon Glendale 50

Starting our KDR journey Metricon Glendale 50
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Sounds like you have a good SM now! It could have been all too easy for him to ignore those issues and just continue with the build. Great to know he is being thorough. 👍

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shokel1975
Aug 16, 2018 7:59 pm
shokel1975

Building with Metricon

Building with Metricon
NSW
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Thanks Stoff...I have no idea on water sounds, but drive around our area too, other house are done in a similar manner to ours. https://r.tapatalk.com/shareLink?url=ht…

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excited_builders
Aug 16, 2018 6:11 pm

Taking the plunge building Simonds Rio

Taking the plunge building Simonds Rio
VIC
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Agreed - Idiots. We queried it at drawing stage AND at frame stage (before the plaster was put up and requested the noggins be placed elsewhere) and both times we were…

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MicknCi
Aug 16, 2018 5:55 pm
MicknCi

we have our colour selection in July 2018. Before colour selection we have done to each supplier to look and feel the stuff and what options are available. Just ask your…

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nafeesra
Aug 16, 2018 4:48 pm
splendid_12
splendid_12
Yesterday

Lucere estate at Leppington

Lucere estate at Leppington
NSW
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Thanks Adiba, anyone else near completion ??

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splendid_12
Aug 16, 2018 2:48 pm

16 August 2018 Fireplace tiling has begun!!

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benblinkau
Aug 16, 2018 1:58 pm
benblinkau
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Nawsome
Aug 16, 2018 1:12 pm
Nawsome
gr8ly
gr8ly
Yesterday

SETTLING IN - Valeco - Polished Concrete + Monochrome

SETTLING IN - Valeco - Polished Concrete + Monochrome
QLD
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these pics also display your amazing floors! i wish we went polished concrete now. Are you getting rugs?

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gr8ly
Aug 16, 2018 12:05 pm
gr8ly
Doulton777
Doulton777
Yesterday

Our Metricon Liberty 45 on the Northern Beaches, Sydney

Our Metricon Liberty 45 on the Northern Beaches, Sydney
NSW
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Really is that all? Wow I expected it to be more. You have done well. Ok thanks for letting me know. viewtopic.php?t=86597

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Doulton777
Aug 16, 2018 9:58 am
Doulton777
WifeofHunza
WifeofHunza
Yesterday

Our Custom Hamptons Inspired Home - PCI booked

Our Custom Hamptons Inspired Home - PCI booked
VIC
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oh goodness, you poor things. As it was your concreter fault and they should know what they are doing, shouldn't they be responsible for the fall out and cost associated with it?

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WifeofHunza
Aug 16, 2018 7:43 am
WifeofHunza
Kandi
Kandi
Yesterday

Metricon Liberty 45 in Ryde NSW

Metricon Liberty 45 in Ryde NSW
NSW
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Our Garage slab is exposed, the gybrock is sitting on top of the Garage slab. so the skirting is done top of the Garage slab. Is this correct?

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Kandi
Aug 16, 2018 7:33 am

Building on Slope -right to left 1.25m- land - suggestions n

Building on Slope -right to left 1.25m- land - suggestions n

ratna I wouldn't proceed too far beyond the architects Sketch Without preliminary engineering Data and Construction costs

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StructuralBIMGuy
Aug 16, 2018 7:07 am
StructuralBIMGuy

Stormwater Charged System Required?

Stormwater Charged System Required?

Your downpipes are just one issue, the other is site drainage, you should be able to have natural surface drainage to LPD, with charged system you can't.

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building-expert
Aug 16, 2018 6:17 am
building-expert
stoff17
stoff17
15 August

Metricon Franklin 53 modified

Metricon Franklin 53 modified
SA
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And yes, we went last weekend. It’s beautiful. We also have burnished wood in our selection. Plus kitchen is 2pac with handleless but only on overheads not below…

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stoff17
Aug 15, 2018 10:20 pm
kaycee
kaycee
15 August

Stockland Elara at Marsden Park

Stockland Elara at Marsden Park
NSW
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cool thanks. I think if you are able to negotiate the price of a 300sqm land to at least $425K then you would be safe.

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kaycee
Aug 15, 2018 10:13 pm
Gaudi
Gaudi
15 August

Monument or Surfmist window frame colour?

Monument or Surfmist window frame colour?

I agree I have my Monument And not too dark. I’ve seen lots of black and would consider that next time. Would be interested if it fades... anyone with experience with black?

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Gaudi
Aug 15, 2018 9:51 pm

Hi All, Quick update, did sign with Platinum but only lost about $15,000 worth of deposit and pre-planning expenses. We ended up getting the home built with a smaller WA…

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207 de
Aug 15, 2018 7:16 pm

Porter Davis homes

Porter Davis homes
VIC
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Oh yes if they stuff up they need to rectify it. They made a lot of mistakes with our build and I thought we were fairly understanding with it all. My point is that the…

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Waldorf_Grange_Build
Aug 15, 2018 7:07 pm
Waldorf_Grange_Build

Building the Waldorf Grange by Porter Davis

Building the Waldorf Grange by Porter Davis
VIC
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So we have been in the new house for 4.5 months. I've just done a blog about our New Home Care Inspection which happened yesterday https://waldorfgrangebuild.wordpress.co…

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Waldorf_Grange_Build
Aug 15, 2018 7:04 pm
Waldorf_Grange_Build
Dani_J
Dani_J
15 August

Arden - Votivo 43

Arden - Votivo 43
VIC
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That is so exciting!! Feels so weird until they finally go in. No more ladders!

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Dani_J
Aug 15, 2018 6:30 pm
IamSAM
IamSAM
15 August

When a Granny Flat is not a Granny Flat

When a Granny Flat is not a Granny Flat
NSW

Intergrated Granny - looks like a product for built for AirBnB.

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IamSAM
Aug 15, 2018 4:04 pm
IamSAM
Tajana
Tajana
15 August

Ausbuild - Newbury 39 - Altitude Thornlands

Ausbuild - Newbury 39 - Altitude Thornlands
1, 2

Thanks kks, but fingers crossed the signal works ok

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Tajana
Aug 15, 2018 3:13 pm
Tajana

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