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Choosy
Choosy
19 h

Aveling Build - Rosehill Waters

Aveling Build - Rosehill Waters
WA
1 ... 11, 12, 13

Looking great, won't be long before you will be enjoying your pool.

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Choosy
Aug 13, 2018 11:50 pm
Choosy
Choosy
Choosy
20 h

Individual Design - New Choice Homes

Individual Design - New Choice Homes
WA
1 ... 16, 17, 18

Thanks we are so glad that we did the sliding doors and fitout after handover. I have been making great progress with sewing the blockout curtains in between cleaning,…

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Choosy
Aug 13, 2018 11:44 pm
Choosy
Choosy
Choosy
20 h

HGWA Baldivis

HGWA Baldivis
WA
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Your front landscaping is looking good against your facade.

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Choosy
Aug 13, 2018 10:54 pm
Choosy
Choosy
Choosy
21 h

Hilbert HGWA Build

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

Congrats your home is looking great and the dogs look super comfy. Nice time to get the yard sorted with spring just around the corner.

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Choosy
Aug 13, 2018 10:38 pm
Choosy
J278
J278
23 h

NEW BUILD - HGWA SOUTHPORT

NEW BUILD - HGWA SOUTHPORT
WA
1 ... 4, 5, 6

Your floors looks great! I think you’ve made the right choice. Love the colours of your theatre

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J278
Aug 13, 2018 8:11 pm
J278
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ASJ1981
Aug 09, 2018 4:36 pm
ASJ1981
Summitlovin
Summitlovin
9 August

First Build with Summit Perth WA

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

The client liaison responded and said with the amount of rain we’ve had it’s normal to have some sand movement. Summit don’t compact the sand around the Soakwells to…

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Summitlovin
Aug 09, 2018 12:32 am
HootHouse
HootHouse
8 August

Rossmoyne WA - First Build With Ventura

Rossmoyne WA - First Build With Ventura
WA
1, 2

Did you hire an independent building inspector?

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HootHouse
Aug 08, 2018 11:34 am
Simonhome
Simonhome
1 August

Express Two Storey

Express Two Storey
WA

Express isn't ventura

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Simonhome
Aug 01, 2018 12:21 am
jpmontoya
jpmontoya
31 July

Domain by Plunkett

Domain by Plunkett
WA

Ummm i don't agree with that, he is someone that I would stay miles away from Plunkett is so last century.

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jpmontoya
Jul 31, 2018 9:10 pm
jpmontoya

How often do you visit your site?

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

Whenever you get time go and visit your site. Because you want to know the whole process behind the construction. It will alert to the builders and make the work fast and…

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brokenstick
Jul 30, 2018 4:30 pm
blackcat20
blackcat20
26 July

Exterior colours. Grey is the most confusing colour

Exterior colours. Grey is the most confusing colour
WA

We're using timeless grey for our portico to make it stand out from the rest of the house.

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blackcat20
Jul 26, 2018 10:13 am
blackcat20

Projects to do after New Home Handover

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

Ideally, joists should have for ground clearance no water ponding beneath Calculate from the top eg 100mm (clearance) - 18mm (decking)- 20mm (ground blocks/packers)=…

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StructuralBIMGuy
Jul 26, 2018 5:14 am
StructuralBIMGuy
Sara111
Sara111
25 July

Our build with Easystart Homes in Carissa Estate (Seville Gr

Our build with Easystart Homes in Carissa Estate (Seville Gr
WA
1 ... 9, 10, 11

I and my husband have long been looking for a solution for the shade in our backyard since we do not have it, and I've come across , so I've gathered courage and ordered…

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Sara111
Jul 25, 2018 7:45 pm
jpmontoya
jpmontoya
24 July

Has anyone done brickwork change during building ?

Has anyone done brickwork change during building ?
WA

speak to ur SS first maybe he can help Who is the builder that you are using?

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jpmontoya
Jul 24, 2018 10:26 pm
jpmontoya
gr8ly
gr8ly
23 July

BOLD Portofino 229 (Brisbane) - PCI 13 AUG!

BOLD Portofino 229 (Brisbane) - PCI 13 AUG!
WA
1 ... 6, 7, 8

ours are frost, they look very similar, except ours are very discoloured. Now wanting to render it all. Our electrical was a disaster as well, but they are fixing it all…

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gr8ly
Jul 23, 2018 10:41 pm
gr8ly

Walls - Cavity Brickwork head Flashings Not installed

Walls - Cavity Brickwork head Flashings Not installed
WA

Hi Thanks heaps for your response. We completed building inspection report during construction (during the first height). Unfortunately the inspectors did not pickup…

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kereninotech
Jul 23, 2018 1:28 pm

100 mm slab poured

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sparky_JsP
Jul 22, 2018 8:50 am
sparky_JsP
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
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
lad2018
lad2018
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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lad2018
Jul 17, 2018 1:53 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
tinkster
tinkster
13 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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tinkster
Jul 13, 2018 7:02 pm
tinkster

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
Pond
Pond
6 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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Pond
Jul 06, 2018 11:46 am

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
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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
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

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

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