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namale
namale
21 January 2017

Blueprint Build - Madeley : Slab down!

Blueprint Build - Madeley : Slab down!
WA
1, 2

We didn't add much on at intelligent homes, it was quite expensive! You don't have to make a decision then and there, they will email the quote to you and you can think…

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namale
Jan 21, 2017 12:13 am
colin1
colin1
20 January 2017

Where to Find A Builder from Our Plans

Where to Find A Builder from Our Plans
NSW

Hi, We have has plans done for a new house (knockdown rebuild) because none of the project homes would suit our block. The architect who has done our plans also has a…

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colin1
Jan 20, 2017 4:57 pm
colin1
Rocchet
Rocchet
20 January 2017

How many tenders?

How many tenders?
NSW

We only did one as there was a clear house plan we liked. We looked at all builders in the area and all designs, picked our top 3 and did research and enquiries into…

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Rocchet
Jan 20, 2017 4:33 pm
El17
El17
20 January 2017

Painting help!

Painting help!
WA

Thanks for the advice everyone, much appreciated. Lots to consider! Modified Dream Verona - Dreamstart 10m Frontage Block - Dreamstart Build - Calleya Estate …

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El17
Jan 20, 2017 10:49 am
El17
mhouse
mhouse
20 January 2017

Underground electricity pit and crossover

Underground electricity pit and crossover
VIC

Hi all, I am building a new house and have got an underground electricity pit installed. Some reason the power company did not place it in my nominated location and it…

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mhouse
Jan 20, 2017 8:48 am
Persol
Persol
19 January 2017

Our House in Tarneit

Our House in Tarneit
VIC
1, 2, 3, 4

Hi all , it was great to read this thread. how was your experienc with Persaud home? Mainly build quality and after service. Thanks in advance.

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Persol
Jan 19, 2017 10:56 pm
Persol
Persol
19 January 2017

sumsub's Building thread

sumsub's Building thread
VIC
1, 2

Hi Sumsub, it was great read your thread. Can you please share your experience with the Persaud homes. During construction and after construction. How is their build…

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Persol
Jan 19, 2017 10:51 pm
rubix
rubix
19 January 2017

Unitex or Loxo wall panels?

Unitex or Loxo wall panels?
VIC

Could someone please advise on pro's and con's on Unitex & Loxo wall panels. We like the strength of steel enforced Loxo panels but we don't have a rebate in concrete…

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rubix
Jan 19, 2017 5:38 pm
nathaniel.
nathaniel.
19 January 2017

Advice with colours

Advice with colours
VIC

Hi all, Just after some advice on deciding which colours to go with boral mocha bricks. I was leaning toward ironstone roof with surfmist fascia but I also like monument…

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nathaniel.
Jan 19, 2017 2:54 pm
scrapbizz
scrapbizz
19 January 2017

advice for someone with no idea :)

advice for someone with no idea :)
WA

Our home (being built by REDINK on 5 acres) was changed A LOT from a base of a display home we liked, combining that with a range/farm style. Our consultant was able to…

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scrapbizz
Jan 19, 2017 2:51 pm
scrapbizz
jodge
jodge
18 January 2017

Ikea Robes

Ikea Robes
NSW

obviously, we don't have as many shoes as Vonsta. . . wow!!!!!

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jodge
Jan 18, 2017 11:08 pm
jodge
Oninon
Oninon
18 January 2017

Metricon Glendale 45 Melbourne S.E.

Metricon Glendale 45 Melbourne S.E.
VIC

B.H2017 yes your tile upgrade looks a little expensive. However, the reason could be the tiles you have chosen. A friend of mine went for floor to ceiling , including…

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Oninon
Jan 18, 2017 9:04 pm
Ismail
Ismail
18 January 2017

Tempus elite

Tempus elite
NSW

"Downtown Ash" 40x80cm I think Supplied from Don's tiles Its a cement look porcelain I believe. Very nice

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Ismail
Jan 18, 2017 5:10 pm
IPU
IPU
18 January 2017

Environmental Living Lots - North Kellyville - Requirements?

Environmental Living Lots - North Kellyville - Requirements?
NSW

Hi, just wondering if you ever good an answer to this question. In the same situation asking the same question myself!

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IPU
Jan 18, 2017 5:05 pm
CameronRobertson
CameronRobertson
18 January 2017

Daydream Pantry storage ideas

Daydream Pantry storage ideas
NSW

I personally think that you could easily find a lot of uses for your pantry - you could probably stock up on every conceivable kitchen appliance that exists or something!…

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CameronRobertson
Jan 18, 2017 4:11 pm
CameronRobertson
TashPaul
TashPaul
18 January 2017

My list of potential houses

My list of potential houses
NSW

Hi, I have had a look at each and some are quite unique in shape, which I imagine you would generally select for a specific reason? I guess there are several things you…

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TashPaul
Jan 18, 2017 3:59 pm
TashPaul
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jpmontoya
Jan 18, 2017 1:42 pm
jpmontoya
ja-mez
ja-mez
17 January 2017

Muse 29- Mojo Home- Waterford County

Muse 29- Mojo Home- Waterford County
NSW
1 ... 5, 6, 7

look for tiles with the name Argento (means silver) check out Everstone FUCINA fumo they look dark in pics, but Beaumont sell them. Heaps of metallic variation...

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ja-mez
Jan 17, 2017 5:46 pm
Sailesh Channan
Sailesh Channan
17 January 2017

Bella Queensland Properties

Bella Queensland Properties
QLD

Hi I am a sales consultant working for Bella qld properties. I am based at Springfield Lakes. I have over 20 years of experience in the construction industry. The reason…

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Sailesh Channan
Jan 17, 2017 3:13 pm

Floor tiles: Monument Ivory Porcelain tiles 600 x 600 (Darker tile on right side) Wall tiles to roof in ensuite, powder room and bathroom: Havana Bone 300 x 450 (lighter…

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Joelleg6
Jan 16, 2017 10:42 pm
Joelleg6
yonas
yonas
16 January 2017

Gosford Property Growth Potential

Gosford Property Growth Potential
NSW

Could be our investment or we can live there also and commute to Sydney everyday. I know some people are doing daily commute from Newcastle to Sydney everyday. House I…

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yonas
Jan 16, 2017 9:12 pm
Jess_95
Jess_95
16 January 2017

Montgomery homes- general thread

Montgomery homes- general thread
NSW

Hi, Not to sure if there is many people out there building with Montgomery homes but thought we could start a general thread to share experiences and building journeys…

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Jess_95
Jan 16, 2017 5:42 pm
nikil
nikil
16 January 2017

Building Dunedin 29 (Feng Shui) With Porter Davis

Building Dunedin 29 (Feng Shui) With Porter Davis
VIC

We have the large tile on floor and walls in the ensuite (except for the shower back wall which will be the other plain grey tile) the main bath is the large tile on the…

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nikil
Jan 16, 2017 4:40 pm
AJW
AJW
15 January 2017

Mightily Modified Metford 33

Mightily Modified Metford 33
ACT
1 ... 9, 10, 11

Like the sign on the door. Maybe some of the feedback I provided about my experience (specifically about how all trades just walk in off a building site onto newly laid…

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AJW
Jan 15, 2017 7:49 pm
Zhenhua
Zhenhua
15 January 2017

Does your upstair subfloor squeak?

Does your upstair subfloor squeak?
VIC

We moved into a new build Henley home 2 weeks ago, but noticed that many spots on the floor upstairs squeak. Our upstair floor is carpeted, so there are definitely issues…

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Zhenhua
Jan 15, 2017 11:34 am
ZoePerth
ZoePerth
14 January 2017

BUILDING INSPECTOR ONCE HOUSE IS COMPLETE

BUILDING INSPECTOR ONCE HOUSE IS COMPLETE
WA

Glad of hear it Nyan. Good to support a small family business too

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ZoePerth
Jan 14, 2017 3:06 pm
nicolawhitelaw
nicolawhitelaw
13 January 2017

Home Loan questions

Home Loan questions
NSW

We got a quote for our air con & driveway separate from our builder. We got the quotes and submitted with our loan application. (Air con is over exaggerated as partners…

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nicolawhitelaw
Jan 13, 2017 10:39 pm
nicolawhitelaw
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Nico
Jan 13, 2017 9:43 pm
Nico
fademan
fademan
13 January 2017

Real cost of custom build bayside Melbourne

Real cost of custom build bayside Melbourne
VIC

Hi mate, We just started our journey of a KDR in the same area, and had our first meeting with Porter Davis. Now, the house was bigger (450sqm), but similar spec...tbh…

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fademan
Jan 13, 2017 8:50 pm
js_newbie
js_newbie
13 January 2017

Exterior visualiser programs and websites

Exterior visualiser programs and websites
NSW

Hi where do u get the software? Is it free to download?

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js_newbie
Jan 13, 2017 5:08 pm
Melos
Melos
13 January 2017

Process for Terminating a Contract

Process for Terminating a Contract
QLD

How did you go joker? Have you had any luck in rectifying the issues

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Melos
Jan 13, 2017 2:16 pm
Agent 86
Agent 86
12 January 2017

New home build inspector Brisbane reccomendation?

New home build inspector Brisbane reccomendation?
QLD
1, 2

I also used and would recommend K-Spec. They were very easy to deal with, always happy to answer questions and seemed very detailed on their inspections. That typed, I…

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Agent 86
Jan 12, 2017 10:35 pm
building_novice
building_novice
12 January 2017

Flipping Metricon homes

Flipping Metricon homes
VIC

Hi everyone, We have to flip our house floor plan (from Metricon standard design/brochure) due to the driving way location meaning the garage (downstair) is now on the…

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building_novice
Jan 12, 2017 3:50 pm
buildingonup
buildingonup
11 January 2017

Alkimos Aveling first timers!

Alkimos Aveling first timers!
WA
1 ... 6, 7, 8

P.s love your furniture colours we have the silver wood dining set and it looks similar in colour so fresh and beachy

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buildingonup
Jan 11, 2017 10:58 pm
Rachael13
Rachael13
11 January 2017

Knock down rebuild - advice much appreciated!

Knock down rebuild - advice much appreciated!
VIC

We are doing the same thing and whilst having built an investment property previously a knock down rebuild is very different, and you do have your emotions involved. I…

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Rachael13
Jan 11, 2017 7:51 pm
Rachael13
Jrm85
Jrm85
11 January 2017

FENCING COSTS ON VACANT BLOCKS

FENCING COSTS ON VACANT BLOCKS
WA

Thanks heaps for everybody's help ?

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Jrm85
Jan 11, 2017 6:50 pm
sachin1234
sachin1234
11 January 2017

Custom home

Custom home
VIC

Hi, I am planning to buid a custom home in Melbourne northern suburbs(Craigieburn). Currently looking for a reliable builder, who built good quality houses for a…

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sachin1234
Jan 11, 2017 12:43 pm

Hello, We just had our underground pit installed by Jemena as we are doing a KDR in an established area in the north west suburbs of Melbourne. I have attached a pic of…

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ayaman
Jan 11, 2017 10:53 am
blessedly
blessedly
11 January 2017

Change of mind after colour selection

Change of mind after colour selection
VIC

Anyone had success making changes after a colour selection. We completed our colour selection a few weeks ago with burbank and aren't happy with our tiles. We would really…

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blessedly
Jan 11, 2017 2:05 am
Izea
Izea
10 January 2017

Land and construction Loans - Help Urgent

Land and construction Loans - Help Urgent
QLD

I'm sorry to hear that the broker the developer referred to you is inefficient. Try contacting Paul Hicks of Mortgage Choice or CJ Silva of Path Financial. I find them…

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Izea
Jan 10, 2017 10:11 pm
mrsdoe
mrsdoe
10 January 2017

Our Summit Homes Build in Secret Harbour WA

Our Summit Homes Build in Secret Harbour WA
WA
1, 2, 3, 4

Happy New Year ms_prez, how's the build going this side of Christmas? :)

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mrsdoe
Jan 10, 2017 6:05 pm
mrsdoe
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scottwilkos1711
Jan 10, 2017 3:12 pm
TashPaul
TashPaul
10 January 2017

Vic based security door company recommendations?

Vic based security door company recommendations?
VIC

Hi, we will be getting towards the end of our build in the next few months and I am starting to look for suppliers for the 'after handover' items. We want a security door…

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TashPaul
Jan 10, 2017 11:48 am
TashPaul
0p+
0p+
10 January 2017

Is Anyone Building with Integrity New Homes

Is Anyone Building with Integrity New Homes
NSW

I have had a lot of problems with Integrity New Homes. They should remove the word Integrity

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0p+
Jan 10, 2017 11:11 am
Agent 86
Agent 86
10 January 2017

12 Month Warranty Inspection - Checklist / Guide?

12 Month Warranty Inspection - Checklist / Guide?
QLD

Hi all, I'm quickly approaching the 12 month warranty inspection due date for my new (well, 12 months old) home build. The builder has asked that I send through a list…

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Agent 86
Jan 10, 2017 9:30 am
Jess_95
Jess_95
10 January 2017

Home visualiser programs

Home visualiser programs
NSW

Can anyone recommend free and easy to use home designer programs I can use to visualise house colours? Thanks

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Jess_95
Jan 10, 2017 9:07 am

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