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lovisa
lovisa
13 February

How often do you visit your site?

How often do you visit your site?
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we go daily sometimes more times a day, we ended up going so much due to builders not keeping on track and work not being completed when they say it will / start when…

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lovisa
Feb 13, 2018 11:23 am
Drew01
Drew01
Yesterday

Things you forget - summary page 32

Things you forget - summary page 32
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One thing I reckon is a great idea, is to have a sensor light in your powder room or guest toilet, linked to the exhaust fan. Set it to a 3 minute timer, and when the…

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Drew01
Feb 23, 2018 7:52 pm
Drew01

Arden Developments

Arden Developments
VIC
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Have you moved in yet? Drove past today and saw a letter box at your place. You must be real close if you're not in. Topsoil on our block, busy busy workers today.

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Clareymoo
Feb 24, 2018 8:48 pm
Dani_J
Dani_J
15 m

Our First Home - Ballarat - Bedroom Ideas. Mind changing ..

Our First Home - Ballarat - Bedroom Ideas. Mind changing ..
VIC
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Fun times icat! Definitely hard to choose AND agree on things. I love a winged bedhead by the way and have eyed off that option myself at HN! Just looks like the kind of…

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Dani_J
Feb 24, 2018 8:42 pm

Hi mate, we have something similar on our front door

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Skcel
Feb 24, 2018 8:36 pm
Skcel
lovisa
lovisa
39 m

First home build SA Hickinbotham- pci 26/2 & possibly keys t

First home build SA Hickinbotham- pci 26/2 & possibly keys t
SA
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Not one thing at all! Very upset 😡 ss know and promised Wednesday that everything will be ready for pci! He jnew we wanted keys at pci! Yet still no garage door! Or…

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lovisa
Feb 24, 2018 8:18 pm

First Timer (Built By Momu @ Calleya)

First Timer (Built By Momu @ Calleya)
WA
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Wow!! Looking great. Must be amazing to be so close!!

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tinkster
Feb 24, 2018 8:04 pm
tinkster

Building with MOMU at Brightwood (Baldivis)

Building with MOMU at Brightwood (Baldivis)
WA
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9 days is awesome! Love seeing the progress at this stage.

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tinkster
Feb 24, 2018 8:03 pm
tinkster

Building with Metricon

Building with Metricon
NSW
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Does that mean you need a booster pump to get pressure upstairs?? What's the pressure inside the house, say the washing machine taps?

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Drew01
Feb 24, 2018 7:56 pm
Drew01

Brick cleaner came this morning and cleaned a few more walls.

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Choosy
Feb 24, 2018 7:39 pm
Choosy

Hickinbotham Torquay Mod

Hickinbotham Torquay Mod
SA
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security screen doors and also the roller shutter on the front window will probably be white was surprised to see garage door as was expecting it this week. still wonder…

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Entilzha
Feb 24, 2018 7:20 pm

GJ Gardner - Week 15 - Final Fitout

GJ Gardner - Week 15 - Final Fitout
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Looks great - it will look awesome with the garage door down too!

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allblaqk
Feb 24, 2018 7:18 pm
allblaqk

First Home - Custom Design in Ipswich - PCI on Mon 26th!

First Home - Custom Design in Ipswich - PCI on Mon 26th!
QLD
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Blinds are all in, just looks like we need some more flyscreens on as not all the windows were done. We bought numbers for our letter box today too :D

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allblaqk
Feb 24, 2018 7:16 pm
allblaqk

Masterton Homes - The next thread 4.0

Masterton Homes - The next thread 4.0
NSW
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Thank you for your reply. There are so many options when it comes to tiles I think I will end up spending more than I want in here lol. Have already gone out to Don's…

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CathyP
Feb 24, 2018 7:15 pm
CathyP

The old house has been demolished last week but have not had the chance to upload a pic until now. There are some broken bricks/concrete from the demo that the demo…

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stanus
Feb 24, 2018 7:03 pm
stanus

does anyone have the latest upgrade price list with eden bra

does anyone have the latest upgrade price list with eden bra

Hi, Just wondering if anyone has a recent upgrade price list for Eden brae as I've just signed the tender and want to have an estimate in my head. Not looking for…

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andrea92
Feb 24, 2018 6:45 pm

Week 4: Gutter, Fascia and Roof complete. Was very surprised to see this much progress considering the bad weather we’ve been having here.

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cigr
Feb 24, 2018 6:45 pm

Bordeaux 45 Build Metricon

Bordeaux 45 Build Metricon
SA

Hi i am looking to build something similar to the bordeaux in adelaide, maybe the hamshire 45 or somerest 45.

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homeone1
Feb 24, 2018 6:44 pm

First new piece of furniture for the new house purchased. Bedroom suite for the 6yr old son, he is very tall, and the rooms are big enough, so straight into a queen bed.…

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mrbiggens
Feb 24, 2018 6:42 pm
mrbiggens

This past week started with a cleanup and levelling of the yard, and putting the fill in place for the driveway and the pathway surrounding the house (not just a pathway -…

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algernon
Feb 24, 2018 6:30 pm

Building Simonds Express - Westbury Premium - East Estate

Building Simonds Express - Westbury Premium - East Estate
VIC
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The fencing part s..., many developers provide and those who don’t should keep $1000 as bond during settlement regarding fence and u claim it once you pay your part of fence -

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pEast
Feb 24, 2018 5:59 pm

Henley Aegean 38 - KDR in Bayside

Henley Aegean 38 - KDR in Bayside
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Yeah. Lots of hurry up and wait. At least it was communicated most of it up front. First was the new site and soil survey (2weeks + 1 as my CRM confirmed it was booked,…

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SAFA1
Feb 24, 2018 5:57 pm

KDR in Sydney - Sekisui Luzia 2

KDR in Sydney - Sekisui Luzia 2
NSW
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Happy to see your kitchen bench is well use show that you are all settle in. Lights fitting all goes well together. Build Thread : viewtopic.php?=31&t=81624

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shazaw
Feb 24, 2018 5:50 pm

Our Acacia Home

Our Acacia Home
NSW
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Yes we did get advice we wanted two of them on the pergola but they advised not to as one of the posts would be too thin, actually it would have fitted but its too late…

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trimum
Feb 24, 2018 5:49 pm
trimum

JG King -Urbis 1

JG King -Urbis 1

Updates for our build Finalised our Colour tender and have received our contracts finally this week. Made some final changes and awaiting doc to sign to get moving…

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Sutto79
Feb 24, 2018 5:43 pm

Porter Davis - Madison 40

Porter Davis - Madison 40
VIC
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WTH? Hope you weren't planning on using the floorboards from the old house at least?

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Hurrow
Feb 24, 2018 5:35 pm
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Manj
Feb 24, 2018 5:11 pm
Manj

Ok, so I couldn't wait until it was complete before uploading.. Frame in progress. Write reply...

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Binderella
Feb 24, 2018 5:06 pm

First Build with Summit Perth WA

First Build with Summit Perth WA
WA
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even down to the same coloured bricks haha! It's fun though to compare progress & processes :) i've got some electrical then front render next before my roof starts :)

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Summitlovin
Feb 24, 2018 4:57 pm

Sekisui | Burbank - Cedarwood1828

Sekisui | Burbank - Cedarwood1828
NSW
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Oh wow you are really at the end, they put those in before handover i love your kitchen!!

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trimum
Feb 24, 2018 4:50 pm
trimum

KDR - SE Melb - Simonds Flinders - TILES!!

KDR - SE Melb - Simonds Flinders - TILES!!
VIC
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Woooo more progress!! Ahhh neighbours....at least you can speak to yours lol

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smithfamily
Feb 24, 2018 4:50 pm

New Build - Evans Head - Northern NSW - Ben Campbell Buildin

New Build - Evans Head - Northern NSW - Ben Campbell Buildin

Sounds like you have it all covered. Can’t wait to see it all come together, I love watching the custom builds on here

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JAMBY
Feb 24, 2018 4:22 pm
JAMBY

This is what our screw piers looked like before they were screwed in. Yours def look like concrete piers.

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Ezza78
Feb 24, 2018 3:53 pm

Building with Kurmond Homes

Building with Kurmond Homes
NSW
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Hi , We are at the same stage. Kurmond delays everything without explaining anything. They probably still have problems with receiving building insurances therefore they…

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nada17
Feb 24, 2018 3:08 pm

Metricon Winchester 28- Pre-construction

Metricon Winchester 28- Pre-construction
VIC
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Jumped the gun and placed a deposit on a painting which will probably go in our lounge; the artist will store it until we're ready for it.

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blackcat20
Feb 24, 2018 2:47 pm
blackcat20

We're lowering our bathroom, laundry, powder room and ensuite floors to let the tiles sit flush with the floorboards/carpet. We're only art the start of the build so all I…

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CG Scardycat
Feb 24, 2018 2:32 pm

KDR - Henley Reserve (MainVue) - Aegean 38. Fitoff!

KDR - Henley Reserve (MainVue) - Aegean 38. Fitoff!
VIC
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I know that due to being in the Western Suburbs the trades that I'm getting are the same that are on the estates as they are not so far apart, so the quality is just the…

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Rachael13
Feb 24, 2018 1:48 pm
Rachael13

Porter Davis homes

Porter Davis homes
VIC
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If that works for you, can you come over and run some more cables in my place too. I've been running cables for years in NZ, but not allowed to over here in AUS. …

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Drew01
Feb 24, 2018 1:14 pm
Drew01

Building Liberty 45 Vogue in Dee Why

Building Liberty 45 Vogue in Dee Why
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The way it works for the sewer is you need to have a vent to allow the water to get away from the toilet and other waste pipes as they all have traps to stop the smell. By…

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Searching4 knowledge
Feb 24, 2018 12:39 pm
Searching4 knowledge

PGH Espresso Bricks Mortar Colour?

PGH Espresso Bricks Mortar Colour?
NSW

Thanks fascia : Monolith Windows : Monument. Roof : Monier Barramundi

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sabrelli
Feb 24, 2018 12:12 pm

Building at Bardia - New Breeze

Building at Bardia - New Breeze
NSW
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Just visited the land. Lot 5007 - 5016 already been pegged. But I dont think the developer let anyone do evaluation yet. I think the developer is waiting for the rest of…

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wentworth33
Feb 24, 2018 12:07 pm
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Nawsome
Feb 24, 2018 12:07 pm
Nawsome

My KDR Metricon Hampshire - Liberty - 45 Melb

My KDR Metricon Hampshire - Liberty - 45 Melb
VIC
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Don’t know he just keeps saying the end of feb. cos the tradies are unpredictable at this stage. A few of them have been holding him up. The baluster guy took his…

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Doulton777
Feb 24, 2018 12:02 pm
Doulton777

Horizon Marsden park!

Horizon Marsden park!
NSW

We're thinking of a few upgrade options (ceiling height, downright, etc.). But will ask further details before signing the contract.

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parlayman
Feb 24, 2018 10:50 am

Scenic Rim QLD Acreage Build With Bold Living.

Scenic Rim QLD Acreage Build With Bold Living.
QLD
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Love your plans Tribe, so we’ll thought out and no wasted space - it will look so grand. Makes our house look like one of those tiny houses! Lol Hope your flu has taken…

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Bridgetwitch
Feb 24, 2018 10:36 am
Bridgetwitch
Dani_J
Dani_J
11 h

Our Custom Hamptons Inspired Home - Plaster Done!

Our Custom Hamptons Inspired Home - Plaster Done!
VIC
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Love it! I have been looking at that supplier for a little while now. Did you get to see the light in person or have you had to take a leap of faith that it is exactly as…

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Dani_J
Feb 24, 2018 10:19 am
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chrinee
Feb 24, 2018 9:29 am

Lucere estate at Leppington

Lucere estate at Leppington
NSW
1, 2, 3

Hi guys, we are building with Rawson on Propellor ave. Glad to see future neighbors here on the forum :) We have no experience / knowledge whatsoever about building a…

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Julianm
Feb 24, 2018 9:26 am

Building in Crystal Waters, North Kellyville

Building in Crystal Waters, North Kellyville
NSW
1, 2

Hi, firstly, I cannot comment on the information supplied to you by the agent you dealt with. I have received mixed comments from potential buyers. Some good, some not…

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Atlantis Real Estate
Feb 24, 2018 9:01 am


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