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How often do you visit your site?

How often do you visit your site?
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If you have set times you will never meet up with the SS...he will avoid you Have you engineer visit you site/build at theses structural stages for (WA) 1.…

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StructuralBIMGuy
Oct 13, 2017 9:32 am
StructuralBIMGuy
BrentandAllison
BrentandAllison
11 October

Things you forget - summary page 32

Things you forget - summary page 32
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Our land will settle soon, so we are going through some plans and designs. We have decided on the "Twin Waters 330" with a few little changes. Here is one tip that may…

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BrentandAllison
Oct 11, 2017 12:48 pm

New Home - Summit Homes 'The Orchard' - Perth SOR

New Home - Summit Homes 'The Orchard' - Perth SOR
WA
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Oh my gosh yes, it really adds up doesn't it! Little bits here and there, bam! If our kitchen orientation was different I would have forced the shaker style on hubby…

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spiffmiff
Oct 17, 2017 10:34 pm
spiffmiff

A vue of the pines on the Gold Coast

A vue of the pines on the Gold Coast
QLD
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Hi I just caught up with your build, just wanted to give you some reassurance on your driveway issue. We had to swivel ours as a council request to go around the sewer…

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Bridgetwitch
Oct 17, 2017 10:33 pm
Bridgetwitch

Anyone building in Plenty Gorge Views estate, South Morang

Anyone building in Plenty Gorge Views estate, South Morang
VIC
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Hi Alyshia, give us the contact details so that we can write to the head office as well.

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Hamid2017
Oct 17, 2017 10:31 pm

I think it’s a little over 16 squares and is single storey :)

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Melt23
Oct 17, 2017 10:28 pm

Couple of selection pics I have failed to put up earlier, tile is out splashback, and flooring is Vinyl Clip Lock by Novocore (Harvey Norman).

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mrbiggens
Oct 17, 2017 10:28 pm

JG King modified Heywood - Tiling

JG King modified Heywood - Tiling
VIC
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Tiles look amazing! - B A vue of the pines on the Gold Coast forum.homeone.com.au/viewtopic.php?f=31&t=87210

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Bridgetwitch
Oct 17, 2017 10:28 pm
Bridgetwitch

Valeco custom build - North Brisbane - week 8 -Tiling issue

Valeco custom build - North Brisbane - week 8 -Tiling issue
QLD
1, 2

How did everything go with the tiles Bananarama? Our First Home - Building with Valeco in Brookhaven Estate viewtopic.php?f=31&t=89162

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breebarter
Oct 17, 2017 10:13 pm
breebarter

Arden - Votivo 43

Arden - Votivo 43
VIC
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Yay that's so awesome!

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Clareymoo
Oct 17, 2017 10:08 pm

Jordan Springs East Valuations?

Jordan Springs East Valuations?
NSW

Sounds like good value for money, 535sqm is a large sized block these days, is there any way you could hire a private valuer to check out the lot before you formally…

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Isabella
Oct 17, 2017 10:06 pm
lilbza
lilbza
42 m

Building the Waldorf Grange by Porter Davis

Building the Waldorf Grange by Porter Davis
VIC
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Love the garage door. Do you mind sharing what it cost to upgrade to that?

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lilbza
Oct 17, 2017 9:52 pm

Who else is building with Eden Brae?

Who else is building with Eden Brae?
NSW
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Hi all, Due to a shortage of bricklayers at the moment, our SS informed us that our roof tiles will be laid first and then our bricks a couple of weeks later. I can see…

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Isabella
Oct 17, 2017 9:51 pm

Building With Beachwood Constructions

Building With Beachwood Constructions
VIC

Hello! Yes I have the same problem with being on the boundary. Things are going pretty quick now which is good!

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valerie3e
Oct 17, 2017 9:45 pm
valerie3e
Kizmo
Kizmo
51 m

Coral Homes general build thread

Coral Homes general build thread
QLD
1 ... 493, 494, 495

Hey corallake Lol, nah, not me on A Current Affair! Prob should tho! I have found this site helpful also, it's a shame I didn't find it earlier! I have a fair idea who…

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Kizmo
Oct 17, 2017 9:44 pm

Building at Willowdale

Building at Willowdale
NSW
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Section 149(2) is required for CDC application.

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krishnasharma
Oct 17, 2017 9:40 pm

Theatre room has been painted too

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Joelleg6
Oct 17, 2017 9:39 pm
Joelleg6

Greenvale Central stage 1

Greenvale Central stage 1
VIC
1, 2

Also, for everyone else. Land registration = Title. If this is correct, your builders should be able to commence in Feb/March!

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Montheo
Oct 17, 2017 9:35 pm

Arden Developments

Arden Developments
VIC
1 ... 90, 91, 92

Well, I have no option but to agree with her but she was at work and I already agreed to finish the matter to move ahead - I just want finish it and move to construction…

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pEast
Oct 17, 2017 9:32 pm

Porter Davis homes

Porter Davis homes
VIC
1 ... 778, 779, 780

Looks great, Waldorf_Grange_Build

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World_Of_Waldorf
Oct 17, 2017 9:27 pm
World_Of_Waldorf

Perry Homes @ Cliftleigh Meadows - WERE IN

Perry Homes @ Cliftleigh Meadows - WERE IN
NSW
1 ... 28, 29, 30

We called hunter water about raising it and they said it’s the councils problem. So we called council and they said we needed to have plans drawn and do a DA... and it…

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nicolawhitelaw
Oct 17, 2017 9:24 pm
nicolawhitelaw

KDR: Metricon Signature Split Level Sloping Block

KDR: Metricon Signature Split Level Sloping Block
VIC
1 ... 6, 7, 8

Dunno about that Vantage... tracking my defects in a spreadsheet. They're going to have to fix a few things quick smart if they're wanting settlement by 8th December (last…

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PVBuild
Oct 17, 2017 9:17 pm

Floor plan with a rear balcony

Floor plan with a rear balcony
VIC

Are you going to entertain on the balcony? If so do you want to take guests through your master bedroom in order to entertain? No? Cool. Master bed at the front then. :)

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PVBuild
Oct 17, 2017 9:10 pm

Simonds Prague Modified SA

Simonds Prague Modified SA
SA
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Hey Josh! We were going to just have the 3 bedroom and alfresco version but my partner wanted a gaming room so we chose to get the fusion with the added bedroom and…

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gemm01
Oct 17, 2017 9:08 pm
gemm01

Building with Metricon

Building with Metricon
NSW
1 ... 319, 320, 321

I think it was Peter? We're getting the Australian Species Engineerer boards, that can be laid using the PTF-2 installation method

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Drew01
Oct 17, 2017 9:05 pm
Drew01
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lovisa
Oct 17, 2017 9:02 pm

Porter Davis - Madison 40

Porter Davis - Madison 40
VIC
1 ... 10, 11, 12

Oh well definetely will see each other at the tender. Interesting to hear about the carpet from harvey norman, I have no idea about carpet..I just look at the colours and…

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Harry89
Oct 17, 2017 8:55 pm

Poor Quality Brickwork - Need Advice

Poor Quality Brickwork - Need Advice

There is no requirement for lime unless stated in the engineering notes All photographic evidence points to the uses of excess water,Chemical & Plasticisers..did you have…

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StructuralBIMGuy
Oct 17, 2017 8:44 pm
StructuralBIMGuy

So drones are really cool . . . Upstairs layout.

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KateAndDuke
Oct 17, 2017 8:37 pm
KateAndDuke

Ceiling Height cost on 2.4M to 2.7M

Ceiling Height cost on 2.4M to 2.7M
SA

Thanks guys turns out the ceilings are 2590 and going to go to 2740mm for $2500 really happy thanks for your input :)

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Joshwaan2k
Oct 17, 2017 8:31 pm
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benblinkau
Oct 17, 2017 8:14 pm
benblinkau
rk72
rk72
3 h

Building first home!

Building first home!
SA

Purchased land this year, hoping to build by the end of 2018. Already picked builder as family are bricklayers, etc. Am just interested in what everyone else's experiences…

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rk72
Oct 17, 2017 8:04 pm

Oh man! I wish they had of added it into the cost of the house for you guys!! That’s just bull I have been to the Jimboomba markets but as you already know…

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fleabee86
Oct 17, 2017 7:52 pm
fleabee86

{Dawn} SE Melb Custom Build - Ever After :)

{Dawn} SE Melb Custom Build - Ever After :)
VIC
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Definitely a good idea BC. :D I will add it to the list, I want so much greenery!!! Feeling very adult, just potted all my indoor plants. Ha, got this house owning thing down!!

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aloenyx
Oct 17, 2017 7:51 pm
aloenyx

Your arctic oak looks so much less grey than the selection we had at the show room - we ended up going with blonde wood because we wanted a warmer look but this arctic…

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StephLee
Oct 17, 2017 7:46 pm
StephLee

Frames nearly complete. Will look better with windows and a site clean so I will post updated pics next week but so far here it is, front and back view...

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MandM+4
Oct 17, 2017 7:26 pm

Fowler Homes Catalina 23 - Oran Park

Fowler Homes Catalina 23 - Oran Park
NSW
1, 2, 3

I know right as soon as i saw them i fell in love and haven’t found anything else iv liked They are all either to grey or to beige

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mel.mak
Oct 17, 2017 7:26 pm

Masterton Homes in Newcastle area – 2017 feedback?

Masterton Homes in Newcastle area – 2017 feedback?
NSW

Any feedback greatly appreciated for anyones experience or knowledge about Masterton in the Maitland / Newcastle area. Floorplans re Harmony and Concerto are perfect for…

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Bigjourney
Oct 17, 2017 7:26 pm

Rawson Homes - General Thread

Rawson Homes - General Thread
NSW
1 ... 18, 19, 20

Hi Iceberg, I sussed out our stacker door frame today and it’s not currently supported by anything underneath, but the bricks are about to start and I suspect it will…

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KateAndDuke
Oct 17, 2017 6:52 pm
KateAndDuke

Importing Light switches

Importing Light switches
VIC

My understanding that SAA approval can only be done by the manufacturer or distributor and it will require an documentation and extensive laboratory testing of the…

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alexp79
Oct 17, 2017 6:23 pm

Not even extreme heat and I hate it already Good thing about this weather we get a chance to test out the A/C which surprisingly is coping well but…

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Emmz70
Oct 17, 2017 5:59 pm

Wet area tiling now completed, tiler was onsite on the Sunday so got to have a look and get some photos: En suite Second Bathroom Second Bathroom Powder…

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nicjam
Oct 17, 2017 5:54 pm

Statesman, Greenock MKII

Statesman, Greenock MKII
SA
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Roller shutter is a good idea! Not sure if it will fit in the budget to begin with though 😁

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Sarah159
Oct 17, 2017 5:39 pm

Building with Kurmond Homes

Building with Kurmond Homes
NSW
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, what is the name of that other builder ? what about Kurmond? do…

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nada17
Oct 17, 2017 5:37 pm

Hickinbotham build adelaide

Hickinbotham build adelaide
SA
1, 2

Our soil removal is $750 under quoted amount (for scrape snd trenches ) was told can go up if more soil needs to be removed like for i think site cleanup and paving.

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lovisa
Oct 17, 2017 4:54 pm

The ivy, Doreen

The ivy, Doreen
VIC
1 ... 5, 6, 7

That's where we go wrong; we figure they have a conscience. Phil Cabret's ( the project manager) bio rings about as true as their advertising Previous…

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Butterman
Oct 17, 2017 4:29 pm

Henry's Build on the Gold Coast

Henry's Build on the Gold Coast
QLD
1 ... 13, 14, 15

Just started following this thread and really love how your home is coming together. But what I love more is how everyone is so supportive and helpful! That bit about your…

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ThomasMaloney
Oct 17, 2017 4:21 pm
ThomasMaloney

Building with Hall & Hart Homes

Building with Hall & Hart Homes
NSW

Met our SS onsite today. Was great to meet him, he seems to have a great approach. Piering is full steam ahead and slab is scheduled for next week! Great start!

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Seren1ty
Oct 17, 2017 4:17 pm


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