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kidu13
kidu13
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Has anyone done brickwork change during building ?

Has anyone done brickwork change during building ?
WA

Hi, We have almost reached plate high on our home building journey. After the rooms shaped out, we realized that , in one of the bedrooms, the wardrobe is probably in a…

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kidu13
Jul 20, 2018 6:58 pm
kidu13

Hi Thanks for your reply, Yes we understand now the head flashing over windows and doors are not easy to install after completion. What other options do we have? The…

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kereninotech
Jul 20, 2018 1:35 pm
bank
bank
19 July

Show us your facade...

Show us your facade...

Thanks! I was hell bent on a skillion roof, it was my non negotiable! It wasn't nearly as expensive as it looks. I think we did well, I heard the price went up…

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bank
Jul 19, 2018 5:47 pm
bank
atemby
atemby
19 July

NEW BUILD - HGWA SOUTHPORT

NEW BUILD - HGWA SOUTHPORT
WA
1, 2, 3, 4, 5

Thanks hun im obsessed with them! hows your house going must be so good for it to be yours! cant believe how quick both our houses went! im hoping i get keys end of july…

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atemby
Jul 19, 2018 10:58 am
atemby
spiffmiff
spiffmiff
18 July

B1 Homes Perth WA -Custom Design

B1 Homes Perth WA -Custom Design
WA
1, 2, 3, 4

THAT BATH!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! :x!:x!:x!:x!:x!:x!:x!:x!:x!:x!:x!:x!:x!:x!:x!:x!:x!

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spiffmiff
Jul 18, 2018 11:35 am
spiffmiff
gogo65
gogo65
17 July

Custom Build with Summit Homes Perth

Custom Build with Summit Homes Perth
WA

Plan looks fantastic, Looking forward to seeing your colour selection!

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gogo65
Jul 17, 2018 8:18 pm
gogo65
Prateek
Prateek
17 July

Tile Selection for your House

Tile Selection for your House
WA

Thanks alot for your advice. We will engage some professional to proof read.

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Prateek
Jul 17, 2018 2:52 pm
Prateek
Prateek
17 July

Celebration Homes Build

Celebration Homes Build
WA
1, 2

Hi, Thanks for your reply. Trying to help forum users to make intelligent decision in selecting Tiles with an example of WA Tiles. You are correct that this is our Family…

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Prateek
Jul 17, 2018 1:58 pm
stayxtrue
stayxtrue
17 July

1st Build - New Choice Homes

1st Build - New Choice Homes
WA
1 ... 4, 5, 6

Hey! Question, how big is your garden shed? And how does it sit in comparison to the rest of the back yard?

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stayxtrue
Jul 17, 2018 11:03 am
stayxtrue
Prateek
Prateek
16 July

Building again, Ben Trager homes WA

Building again, Ben Trager homes WA
WA
1, 2, 3, 4

Hi Tinkster, I know you have build home few times now but worth having a read at my post on Cheers Prateek

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Prateek
Jul 16, 2018 3:47 pm
Prateek
Prateek
16 July

Domain by Plunkett

Domain by Plunkett
WA

Really good experience. If you can get Sumit as your Sales Representative, he is very helpful and go out of the way to support his clients. Feel free to contact me if you…

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Prateek
Jul 16, 2018 3:27 pm
Prateek
Prateek
16 July

new home with New Gen (summit) Piara Waters WA

new home with New Gen (summit) Piara Waters WA
WA

Good Choice. Piara Waters and Harrisdale are Perths most wanted suburb. Please read my post that talks about Tile selection viewtopic.php?f=31&t=92686 Good luck…

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Prateek
Jul 16, 2018 3:18 pm
atemby
atemby
16 July

HGWA Baldivis

HGWA Baldivis
WA
1 ... 8, 9, 10

Ahhh im so jealous im still waiting for PCI date :(

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atemby
Jul 16, 2018 1:51 pm
atemby

Aveling Build - Rosehill Waters

Aveling Build - Rosehill Waters
WA
1 ... 10, 11, 12

That’s frustrating for you Nicolac, I hope you get them by next Wednesday, hope it all gets sorted in time for the removalists!

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vanessah2015
Jul 12, 2018 8:48 pm
vanessah2015

We are looking at our fencing options for our new build in Perth. We have a corner block so we need roughly a 25m stretch of privacy fencing along the road facing side of…

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matt1927
Jul 11, 2018 10:49 am

Grey render coat applied upstairs and ceiling and cornices installed.

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Slugcatcher
Jul 11, 2018 10:11 am

First Build with Summit Perth WA

First Build with Summit Perth WA
WA
1 ... 18, 19, 20

Thank you. I actually wanted just a standard colourbond gate but ended up with this one which I’m happy with. I had my security doors & gate installed by Beards…

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Summitlovin
Jul 07, 2018 1:23 pm
Choosy
Choosy
7 July

Individual Design - New Choice Homes

Individual Design - New Choice Homes
WA
1 ... 15, 16, 17

Thanks, we cant wait either. Hopefully we will have the walls sealed this weekend.

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Choosy
Jul 07, 2018 12:06 am
Choosy
Pond
Pond
6 July

Exterior colours. Grey is the most confusing colour

Exterior colours. Grey is the most confusing colour
WA

we got few samples and painted on plywood to see the color scheme it was still difficult to decide. in the end we chose what we thought would be good. will see how things…

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Pond
Jul 06, 2018 12:12 pm
gr8ly
gr8ly
5 July

First Home - BOLD Portofino 229 - Brisbane

First Home - BOLD Portofino 229 - Brisbane
WA
1 ... 6, 7, 8

wow not too far away :) i would like to think we will be in by then too. But we shall see. Then we have the yards to do.. ugh! and furniture.

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gr8ly
Jul 05, 2018 6:56 pm
gr8ly

Things you forget - summary page 32

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

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
periperi
periperi
4 July

How often do you visit your site?

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

We visit the site every day or two. It's worth asking your supervisor when various tradies will be scheduled to be there. I agree with the comment above that it's more…

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periperi
Jul 04, 2018 2:43 pm
periperi
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Kylielam
Jul 01, 2018 11:39 am

First Build with Easystart Homes - Perth

First Build with Easystart Homes - Perth
WA

Paving is now done and A/C installed. PCI booked for 9th July!

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Limit_Point
Jun 18, 2018 12:50 pm

Cost of site work (earthworks, retaining wall, levelling)

Cost of site work (earthworks, retaining wall, levelling)
WA
1, 2

AmitSi Welcome to the forum BTW, That price/build is over 5 years old? In a fast paced building environment it's probably doubled and unlikely to come down The question…

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StructuralBIMGuy
Jun 18, 2018 7:07 am
StructuralBIMGuy
steel
steel
12 June

WA - Ben Trager - Hammond Park

WA - Ben Trager - Hammond Park
WA

Coming to the pointy end of our prestart. Actual meeting will be tomorrow were we go through our selections and finish off the electrical. Most of what I mentioned already…

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steel
Jun 12, 2018 4:53 pm

Byford Build!

Byford Build!
WA
1, 2

Well done on seeing the positive! Things will get moving soon :)

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Summitlovin
Jun 02, 2018 3:16 pm

Hilbert HGWA Build

Hilbert HGWA Build
WA
1 ... 13, 14, 15

That’s awesome to hear glad it’s sped up a little 😁 you must be super excited to get your keys!!

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vanessah2015
May 30, 2018 11:01 pm
vanessah2015
dan2090
dan2090
30 May

Jessies Build - Baldivis - New Generation - KEYS

Jessies Build - Baldivis - New Generation - KEYS
WA
1 ... 33, 34, 35

A few years down the track and looks this app does a bunch of Lifesize walkthrough stuff. Seems a bitt too good to be true, but its a free app and worth a play :)

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dan2090
May 30, 2018 2:08 pm

Please give some advice between these builders :)

Please give some advice between these builders :)
WA

I'm building with Summit. Admin process seemed lengthy but i think that is the same with most builders. It has been a pretty smooth build with anything picked up during…

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Summitlovin
May 28, 2018 7:50 pm
matt1927
matt1927
26 May

Pergolas

Pergolas
WA

Thanks for the reply. North is on the left of the drawing so sun will arrive on to the building for most of the day. We were thinking of an uncovered one. No solid…

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matt1927
May 26, 2018 9:19 am
fivespice
fivespice
23 May

First Build in Perth - Choosing a Builder

First Build in Perth - Choosing a Builder
WA
1, 2, 3

Hi all, just an update if anyone cares. I am in lock up stage and everything is progressing well, currently waiting for flooring which hopefully won't take much longer.…

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fivespice
May 23, 2018 1:20 pm
Gloria55
Gloria55
22 May

Home Building Blogs

Home Building Blogs
1 ... 74, 75, 76

Here is something a little different when it comes in kit form. can save you heap. http://homefab.com.au/

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Gloria55
May 22, 2018 3:16 pm

First Home Owner

First Home Owner
WA

Roastedpeanut Start with the base prices on 3 designs from 3 different Builders Then work on inclusions, promotions, Site costs and…

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StructuralBIMGuy
May 19, 2018 11:17 am
StructuralBIMGuy

MY Homes WA

MY Homes WA
WA

Hi nomisnagol welcome to the forum You may get a better response if you write the clauses up...

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StructuralBIMGuy
May 16, 2018 11:29 am
StructuralBIMGuy
jh7494648
jh7494648
14 May

Curtains or Roller Blinds for the house ?

Curtains or Roller Blinds for the house ?
WA
1, 2

I would suggest roller. It is modern when it comes design and easy to use.

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jh7494648
May 14, 2018 9:34 am
jh7494648
shazaw
shazaw
11 May

Doing it again

Doing it again
WA
1 ... 23, 24, 25

Thanks...Yes I'm loving big heart shaped leaves of cottonwood, very nice. :-D Build Thread : viewtopic.php?=31&t=81624

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shazaw
May 11, 2018 10:19 pm

New build with Redink Madora Bay

New build with Redink Madora Bay
WA
1 ... 10, 11, 12

thanks for your really useful thread. ( I’m just starting the process).I have a few questions if you don’t mind, do you remember how much extra it was to have stone…

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Teaswizzler
May 11, 2018 3:49 am
Teaswizzler
CoxSix
CoxSix
7 May

Building with Ben Trager in Eglinton WA

Building with Ben Trager in Eglinton WA
WA

As we are building showcase spec it was included as per display. Not sure of the price difference sorry 😊 I love the look of the all white kitchens 😍

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CoxSix
May 07, 2018 4:49 pm
steel
steel
4 May

Building 2 storey with APG Homes in WA – Our build thread

Building 2 storey with APG Homes in WA – Our build thread
WA
1, 2, 3, 4

How much did your builder charge you to break into your bathroom glass with the wall?

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steel
May 04, 2018 9:20 am

Ross North, Dale Alcock and Atrium Homes - experiences on ea

Ross North, Dale Alcock and Atrium Homes - experiences on ea
WA

Shieldsy Couldn't agree more with communications and on site checking. Unfortunately Sales & Prestart Employees don't build homes that is left to Low cost/ rate…

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StructuralBIMGuy
Apr 30, 2018 8:37 am
StructuralBIMGuy

Has anyone made a list of things to compare Builders?

Has anyone made a list of things to compare Builders?
WA

Hi wazza23 I suggest min 6+ builders the more builders the better the analysis/comparison It's not a document or checklist as such but a mathematical analysis app hth ...…

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StructuralBIMGuy
Apr 29, 2018 10:08 am
StructuralBIMGuy
sparky_JsP
sparky_JsP
29 April

Portifino HGWA - Homegroup Karnup WA

Portifino HGWA - Homegroup Karnup WA
WA
1, 2

Hi JaNelly, Following along, nice spot Karnup! Pitty about the water tank location, but yes higher ceilings is a win!

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sparky_JsP
Apr 29, 2018 7:35 am
sparky_JsP
mrsdoe
mrsdoe
22 April

My first build - Celebration Homes - Brightwood Baldivis WA

My first build - Celebration Homes - Brightwood Baldivis WA
WA
1 ... 6, 7, 8

Look how productive you’ve been Dave, the gardens both front and back are looking great. We’ve done part of our front landscaping (limestone retaining, garden edging,…

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mrsdoe
Apr 22, 2018 1:54 am
mrsdoe
atemby
atemby
20 April

Vision One Homes or Home Group WA

Vision One Homes or Home Group WA
WA

Homegroup have been amazing! so glad i went with them they've been spot on so far

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atemby
Apr 20, 2018 3:15 pm
atemby
ddarroch
ddarroch
20 April

House Plan Design -

House Plan Design -
WA

Cool. If the builder gets it right I'm sure you'll have a house which is much more comfortable, light & bright! Plus you'll have reduced bills for heating/cooling :)

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ddarroch
Apr 20, 2018 2:34 pm
ct-101
ct-101
18 April

101 residential building feedback

101 residential building feedback
WA

I honestly understand your thinking, I'd say the same thing if I didn't have the personal experience with this case. I feel like we're taking this thread away from…

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ct-101
Apr 18, 2018 7:14 pm

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