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Melos
Melos
16 October

Show us your facade...

Show us your facade...
1, 2

Thanks guys I was worried the dark might be a bit bold but I’ve got to trust it and stop second guessing

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Melos
Oct 16, 2018 6:46 pm
Ourhomebythehill
Ourhomebythehill
23 September

How often do you visit your site?

How often do you visit your site?
1 ... 30, 31, 32

We live 10 minutes from our block of land, so we visit at least once sometimes twice a week. It's 2.5acres with an amazingly stunning view so we often just sit on the…

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Ourhomebythehill
Sep 23, 2018 11:42 am
Drew01
Drew01
25 September

Things you forget - summary page 32

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

If you want an internal gas fire, make sure you consider where, and ensure the flue path is clear of plumbing, and you have a gas line run at frame stage

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Drew01
Sep 25, 2018 3:43 pm
Drew01

Soil Removal

Soil Removal

A lot of it comes down to whether the original price was quote or a provisional allowance. Provisional allowances are a estimate of what a “standard house/block” would…

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Melos
Oct 19, 2018 6:53 am

Metricon CSC very slow response. What are my options

Metricon CSC very slow response. What are my options
VIC

Hello everyone, TLDR version: New CSC assigned to our job has little to no response. Not attending the phone, not returning calls, not replying to emails, not forwarding…

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nsuinteger
Oct 19, 2018 6:42 am
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Manhattan52
Oct 19, 2018 6:12 am
Manhattan52

Kit Home Builder Perth Hills

Kit Home Builder Perth Hills

I have fallen in love with a block of land in the Perth Hills.It only has a slight slope but around 1m underground is rock. I figure that the only way to make it work is a…

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Mrs_Puddleduck
Oct 19, 2018 1:24 am

Coral Homes general build thread

Coral Homes general build thread
QLD
1 ... 560, 561, 562

Hi Everyone, We finished our tile appointment and waiting for cost and as expected change of mind. Any tips just before going for colour selection at gold coast would be…

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MrsAJ
Oct 18, 2018 11:40 pm

Gas bottle prices - Brisbane. How much do you pay?

Gas bottle prices - Brisbane. How much do you pay?
ACT

Here are the prices I have received (all prices include GST): ORIGIN: $125.50 per 45kg bottle, $40.50 per bottle/annum for rent. AGASNATIONAL: $135.00 per 45kg bottle,…

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pbwhi0
Oct 18, 2018 10:51 pm
pbwhi0
moid
moid
9 h

Allura Estate

Allura Estate
VIC
1 ... 113, 114, 115

Hi, Just wondering whether there is going to be a park or play area on the corner of Bolivar Esplanade/ Sedgefield ave?

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moid
Oct 18, 2018 10:04 pm

New Breeze Bardia

New Breeze Bardia
NSW

If you choose design from a builder, normally, its builder job to pay for the insurance. I never heard you have to pay it yourself. You will only pay your own insurance…

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wentworth33
Oct 18, 2018 9:51 pm

Merricks 45 with Metricon

Merricks 45 with Metricon
1, 2, 3

Site start today. Top soil has been removed and exciting time :)

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Clean
Oct 18, 2018 9:45 pm

Who's building with Clarendon??

Who's building with Clarendon??
NSW
1 ... 925, 926, 927

I am building in NSW. The Madison I checked was from Clarendon website NSW. I checked QLD Madison and Sheridan. Sheridan better, except for the Kitchen. If you can move…

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wentworth33
Oct 18, 2018 9:28 pm

Building with Hall & Hart Homes

Building with Hall & Hart Homes
NSW
1 ... 23, 24, 25

Hi guys, my partner and I are building in Caddens Hill, looking at a modified Zara 30. Just finalising the last few floor plan changes. Have been working with Danny he's…

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circaten
Oct 18, 2018 9:19 pm

Fowler Homes Catalina 23 - Oran Park

Fowler Homes Catalina 23 - Oran Park
NSW
1 ... 13, 14, 15

Hey CW_L, That is so awful!!! Can't believe your choice of stone is discontinued! I would be so upset too! Makes me want to cry just thinking about it. 😣 Those…

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Newy-Jan
Oct 18, 2018 9:11 pm

Jordan Spring East Land Valuation

Jordan Spring East Land Valuation

Hi Ravi, I believe CBA will send out someone to do a valuation on the land, then after you have plans they will do another valuation based on the completed home. We…

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circaten
Oct 18, 2018 9:06 pm
MrsAJ
MrsAJ
10 h

Manhattan 21 heavily modified - Coral Homes Sunshine Coast

Manhattan 21 heavily modified - Coral Homes Sunshine Coast

Hi batzloa! Same here, it's so nice to see someone from Sunshine Coast. Where are you building? It's good you were given the correct list. We were given a old one which…

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MrsAJ
Oct 18, 2018 9:06 pm

Montgomery Homes Carolina

Montgomery Homes Carolina

Hi we are about to build the carolina 260 with Montgomery Homes and was wondering if anyone who has the carolina could share some photos of their entry way? The high…

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Stella80
Oct 18, 2018 7:50 pm
Viks
Viks
12 h

Carlisle Easy Living

Carlisle Easy Living
VIC

Hey Taylor great to know that you are building with Easy Living..Even I have recently signed a contract with them, but am bit nervous of the build quality when compared…

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Viks
Oct 18, 2018 7:19 pm

Clarendon Homes | QLD | Sheridan 41

Clarendon Homes | QLD | Sheridan 41
VIC

We have the colour selection appointment on the 1st November. Haven't been phoned yet to set up the electrical. At this stage, it is looking likely to start in January.

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TiredHalo
Oct 18, 2018 5:52 pm
TiredHalo

FIRST HOME – METRICON WINCHESTER 28

FIRST HOME – METRICON WINCHESTER 28
1 ... 5, 6, 7

Sorry to hear that. Hope everything gets resolved and goes well.

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Kimmykim
Oct 18, 2018 5:44 pm

Modified Madison 35 by Clarendon Homes - Brisbane

Modified Madison 35 by Clarendon Homes - Brisbane
QLD

That's good to know it's a reasonable option to go garage -> laundry then outside. I was speaking to a friend, and he has to carry his mower over carpet to get it…

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KingTaco
Oct 18, 2018 4:29 pm
KingTaco

Building with Metricon

Building with Metricon
NSW
1 ... 400, 401, 402

Not even a "sorry it took a month longer than it should have"....she's been really good up until now.

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blackcat20
Oct 18, 2018 3:39 pm
blackcat20

Metricon Winchester 28- Waiting for keys....

Metricon Winchester 28- Waiting for keys....
VIC
1 ... 51, 52, 53

Final invoice finally in hand. Here's hoping we get a handover date next.

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blackcat20
Oct 18, 2018 3:31 pm
blackcat20

Projects to do after New Home Handover

Projects to do after New Home Handover
WA
1, 2, 3

I really want to do this in my media room - it has coffered ceilings :)

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BrentandAllison
Oct 18, 2018 2:30 pm
BrentandAllison

It’s been a long time coming but today........ finally..... we have some progress. It might not be much but at least we know we haven’t been forgotten. Never liked a…

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Salfield
Oct 18, 2018 2:12 pm

Mystique Wollert

Mystique Wollert
VIC
1, 2, 3

Hi all, YNWA and I, have created secret Facebook Secret Group for Mystique Wollert Community :) If you like to join, either PM me or YNWA your facebook email address and we…

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mywollert
Oct 18, 2018 1:31 pm
n.devo
n.devo
19 h

Here We Go !!! Henley - Vienna Started....

Here We Go !!! Henley - Vienna Started....

Hi! How has your build been going? My husband and I are looking into possibly building a house in the next year or two and were originally looking at Arden, but also…

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n.devo
Oct 18, 2018 11:35 am
alissa
alissa
20 h

Eden brae home options gallery

Eden brae home options gallery
NSW

How is your laminex cupboards going? Just been to our 1st appointment and I am stuck in whether to go poly or laminate...

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alissa
Oct 18, 2018 11:07 am

G.J Gardner build - Week 15 - Painting

G.J Gardner build - Week 15 - Painting
QLD
1 ... 13, 14, 15

A bit of a lost week this week - no work scheduled until Monday when the painters are due. 2 or 3 weeks they plan on being there. We will get a solid PCI date once they…

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BrentandAllison
Oct 18, 2018 9:13 am
BrentandAllison
kirashogun
kirashogun
Yesterday

Timber double glazed windows

Timber double glazed windows

Old school huh. These days nobody uses Vic ash due to dimensional stability issues or lack there of. The standard for timber windows is western red cedar. Even though…

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kirashogun
Oct 18, 2018 12:14 am
Bailey86
Bailey86
Yesterday

Masterton Homes - The next thread 4.0

Masterton Homes - The next thread 4.0
NSW
1 ... 726, 727, 728

Hi Gibson, It looks great, congratulations. Are you able to advise whether your balustrade for the stairs is standard? If not how much extra was it? What did you choose…

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Bailey86
Oct 17, 2018 11:06 pm
Littlegem
Littlegem
Yesterday

Edenbrae homes

Edenbrae homes

Am in the process of negotiations with Eden Brae and am wondering how many freebies or extras anyone has been able to negotiate into their package above what they include…

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Littlegem
Oct 17, 2018 9:50 pm

@ StructuralBIMGuy thanks for the reply. I have attached the contours and details re site inclusions. There is no Geotech report yet as the land does not register until…

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Bailey86
Oct 17, 2018 7:42 pm
Drew01
Drew01
17 October

Building Bayside : Our Glendale 45

Building Bayside : Our Glendale 45
VIC
1 ... 17, 18, 19

I guess it depends on your transfer limits... I can transfer significantly more than our final payment at the moment, figure it gives us a bit more leverage... Plus I…

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Drew01
Oct 17, 2018 6:59 pm
Drew01
absep19
absep19
17 October

Rawson Homes - General Thread

Rawson Homes - General Thread
NSW
1 ... 30, 31, 32

I haven't found much difference in prewire for security alarm system in comparison to the system, so i opted for the alarm system with Rawson. However for security…

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absep19
Oct 17, 2018 3:20 pm
macky
macky
17 October

Experience building with Simonds in Sydney

Experience building with Simonds in Sydney

Are there anyone who has built or is currently building with Simonds in Sydney? Would love to hear about your overall experience. Do you know if they cater for owners…

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macky
Oct 17, 2018 2:39 pm
IamSAM
IamSAM
17 October

Move in new house before driveway construction

Move in new house before driveway construction

If movers or anyone else will be moving-in household items, then is there any access (main door, alfresco etc) from where the items can be moved into the house WITHOUT…

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IamSAM
Oct 17, 2018 1:24 pm
IamSAM
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Doulton777
Oct 17, 2018 11:49 am
Doulton777

16.10.2018. Hopefully not too long now till we have a slab.

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NicolleAW
Oct 17, 2018 9:41 am
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MangoC
Oct 17, 2018 8:27 am
Forg
Forg
17 October

How to increase ensuite size - Bentleigh 42

How to increase ensuite size - Bentleigh 42

OK … so maybe think about how you'd use the space, and if there was extra space how would you use it? For example if you put extra room into the ensuite itself, would…

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Forg
Oct 17, 2018 7:51 am
kathysangel
kathysangel
17 October

Building a home with Langdon Builders Ballarat (Horsham)

Building a home with Langdon Builders Ballarat (Horsham)
VIC
1 ... 6, 7, 8

It sure has and my journeys still going hopefully my house will be finished

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kathysangel
Oct 17, 2018 1:35 am
shazaw
shazaw
16 October

KDR Sekisui House - St George

KDR Sekisui House - St George
NSW
1 ... 80, 81, 82

It almost three months after we moved in. Hubby has successfully joined all cat6 wires from hub to rooms. Ofcourse it was not a smooth run, electricians have labelled all…

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shazaw
Oct 16, 2018 11:18 pm
shazaw
shazaw
16 October

Our Acacia Home

Our Acacia Home
NSW
1 ... 47, 48, 49

Wow you already have sheers on, good news that you don't have too many defect list. I haven't list out our defects yet. Very happy for you that you are enjoying your…

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shazaw
Oct 16, 2018 10:06 pm

Metricon Liberty 45 in Ryde NSW

Metricon Liberty 45 in Ryde NSW
NSW
1 ... 36, 37, 38

Wow...that is an amazing table!!! All the other pics look really good too. https://r.tapatalk.com/shareLink?url=ht ... are_type=t

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excited_builders
Oct 16, 2018 9:43 pm
bumblebee1985
bumblebee1985
16 October

Building Sheridan 35 with Clarendon - Illawarra

Building Sheridan 35 with Clarendon - Illawarra
VIC
1 ... 17, 18, 19

Doors, doors, doors...that's the theme of this week! I worked as an apprentice assistant to help get the job done, but 3 days have turned into 4 so luckily my parents have…

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