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Projects to do after New Home Handover

Projects to do after New Home Handover
1, 2

Hi Alex79 I doubt you will need additional floor trusses for 250mm joists/beams.. but it depends on the span and loading If you have the engineering properties/ span…

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StructuralBIMGuy
May 10, 2018 9:40 am
StructuralBIMGuy
G1NOSAUR
G1NOSAUR
17 May

How often do you visit your site?

How often do you visit your site?
1 ... 29, 30, 31

Haha that's crazy. We always jump the fence every week, I wonder if I'm soon to receive a warning letter as well lol.

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G1NOSAUR
May 17, 2018 4:23 pm
G1NOSAUR

Things you forget - summary page 32

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

Hi All, We built 6 years ago, one thing we did which was very useful, was to include an outside powerpoint, it's really useful. We also installed outside camera's with a…

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springtime
May 20, 2018 9:24 am

Individual Design - New Choice Homes

Individual Design - New Choice Homes
WA
1 ... 13, 14, 15

Love your choice. Good on you guys for DYI some of the work. I just don’t have that kind of time or motivation 😂

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Summitlovin
May 22, 2018 1:57 pm

Not a good photo. Just to show the little sensor light is very bright.

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shazaw
May 22, 2018 1:53 pm

Bold Living Acreage build, Scenic Rim QLD - Slab Stage

Bold Living Acreage build, Scenic Rim QLD - Slab Stage
QLD
1 ... 29, 30, 31

Excellent! Our house has had a lot of interest and everyone says they love it, but no offers yet after a month on the market :( We will just be patient and cross our…

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Agent_009
May 22, 2018 1:38 pm
Agent_009
Kvav27
Kvav27
35 m

Building with Wisdom Homes

Building with Wisdom Homes
NSW
1 ... 541, 542, 543

We went twice or thrice. Bring sample of all bricks you like. PGH and Austral allow you to take sample. Put them in sun and…

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Kvav27
May 22, 2018 1:31 pm
Tribe7
Tribe7
41 m

Coral Homes Avoca 20 - Ripley QLD

Coral Homes Avoca 20 - Ripley QLD
QLD
1, 2, 3

Really? In Ripley? Oh that’s not good

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Tribe7
May 22, 2018 1:25 pm
Tribe7
kunalg
kunalg
45 m

Stockland Elara at Marsden Park

Stockland Elara at Marsden Park
NSW
1 ... 135, 136, 137

Hi Arpan, I had the same thing as you have got, but what they do is build a drainage on the driveway so that water can go. And the downpipe will be located at very far…

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kunalg
May 22, 2018 1:21 pm

Building the Waldorf Grange by Porter Davis

Building the Waldorf Grange by Porter Davis
VIC
1 ... 35, 36, 37

Thanks for that. Yeah looking at something 2.4-2.6 long and 1.2 wide for ours. Pedestal legs definitely nice choice.

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Dani_J
May 22, 2018 12:57 pm

Hall & Hart - Madison (Contemporary) at Willowdale

Hall & Hart - Madison (Contemporary) at Willowdale
NSW

Awesome to see it happening! Nice corner block location. Hope it progresses quickly for you :-D

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Seren1ty
May 22, 2018 12:37 pm

Building defects? Owner?, The law is not your friend!

Building defects? Owner?, The law is not your friend!
VIC

This is where the industry is still not working in the best interest of the owners. Where the builders and the inspection industry still do not want to fix the gap…

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rum_home
May 22, 2018 12:30 pm
rum_home

Building at Bardia - New Breeze

Building at Bardia - New Breeze
NSW
1 ... 34, 35, 36

Hi Sadik, My solicitor informed me y'day that they are working towards 31st may as settlement date but to expect even mid of June. I know the time with which this is…

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absep19
May 22, 2018 12:04 pm

Crown Hill Estate Riverstone

Crown Hill Estate Riverstone
NSW
1, 2, 3, 4

Hi Michael, could you advise which lot are included in Stage 3? Thanks.

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henry1
May 22, 2018 11:13 am
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Summitlovin
May 22, 2018 11:13 am

Coral Homes - Modified Grange 29

Coral Homes - Modified Grange 29
QLD
1 ... 12, 13, 14

Exactly. Its a massive benefit to all home owners in the estate that everything looks nice and coordinated. We're not even allowed the same house/facade as any house…

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blackcat20
May 22, 2018 10:35 am
blackcat20

Allworth Avalon / Sonata Our Dream Home

Allworth Avalon / Sonata Our Dream Home
NSW
1, 2, 3, 4, 5

It’s funny, the priceleader range didn’t have many brick choices and hubby and I both chose this brick saying “this is the only one I don’t hate”. This is now…

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aphsta
May 22, 2018 10:32 am

My KDR Metricon Hampshire - Liberty - 45 Melb

My KDR Metricon Hampshire - Liberty - 45 Melb
VIC
1 ... 83, 84, 85

That floor!! What colour are you planning on staining them Ren, light or dark?

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Dani_J
May 22, 2018 10:29 am

Metricon Winchester 28- Finally Started!

Metricon Winchester 28- Finally Started!
VIC
1 ... 24, 25, 26

Slab pour scheduled for today so hopefully we get good news later today. Frames scheduled to start June 5.

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blackcat20
May 22, 2018 9:34 am
blackcat20

Greenvale Heritage Views

Greenvale Heritage Views
VIC
1 ... 15, 16, 17

Charlie Davidson: how do i contact you or Mr Pigeon directly .. i dont know how to do this .. pls advice where to leave my contact details JDR

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JDRaj
May 22, 2018 9:15 am

Who else is building with Eden Brae?

Who else is building with Eden Brae?
NSW
1 ... 754, 755, 756

Hi, Sorry, I should have mentioned that I built a single storey house. For double storey I would suggest that speak with External subcontractor first and then finalize…

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kunalg
May 22, 2018 9:12 am

Provincial Homes

Provincial Homes
NSW
1 ... 30, 31, 32

Anyone had any issues with internal walls not straight? Are they able to fix that once its all locked up?

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Teemo
May 22, 2018 8:36 am

Anyone building a WISDOM Home Monte Carlo

Anyone building a WISDOM Home Monte Carlo

Wanted to see if anyone here is building a Monte Carlo with Wisdom homes

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CS199
May 22, 2018 8:36 am

Our First Dream Home G&P Builders

Our First Dream Home G&P Builders
QLD
1 ... 12, 13, 14

A light grey grout would look great (plus it wont discolour as quickly as white).

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blackcat20
May 22, 2018 8:35 am
blackcat20

Building a Metricon Glendale 42 Limited Edition in Melbourne

Building a Metricon Glendale 42 Limited Edition in Melbourne
VIC
1, 2, 3, 4

Thanks! Yes luckily our site costs went down from $40k to $38k - even with P class site and 4-6 piers needed. We have a great SC who makes sure she ‘overestimates’…

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shokel1975
May 22, 2018 8:22 am
shokel1975

Our Custom Hamptons Inspired Home - Cabinets and tiles

Our Custom Hamptons Inspired Home - Cabinets and tiles
VIC
1 ... 33, 34, 35

Tomorrow kitchen island gets moved so will be on site at 7am to work out our exact gap between that and back bench. Our dining area runs parallel to the island so we…

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Dani_J
May 22, 2018 7:51 am
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r_13
May 22, 2018 7:50 am
r_13

Arden - Votivo 43

Arden - Votivo 43
VIC
1 ... 20, 21, 22

Oh Ezza, so frustrating. I feel your pain! We are 13 months into our build and there were a few times throughout where things just sat for weeks with nothing happening.…

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Dani_J
May 22, 2018 7:39 am

Builder didn't recess our upstairs showers. What can we do??

Builder didn't recess our upstairs showers. What can we do??

If you have paid for it and it is specified it is included in contract regardless of whether it is shown on plans or not. Builder has failed to amend plans to show…

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building-expert
May 22, 2018 7:30 am
building-expert
cigr
cigr
8 h

Building Grange 25 Coral Homes - Northern NSW

Building Grange 25 Coral Homes - Northern NSW
NSW
1 ... 9, 10, 11

Happy they fixed those bolts. That front window is going to look great!

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cigr
May 22, 2018 6:27 am
cigr
cigr
8 h

Coral Homes / Avoca 23 / May 14th - Roof & Windows

Coral Homes / Avoca 23 / May 14th - Roof & Windows
1 ... 5, 6, 7

Looking great! Loving the large window in the front and the large openings down the back 😍. Their making good progress.

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cigr
May 22, 2018 6:25 am
cigr
cigr
8 h

Building a modified Grange 25 - Coral Homes - Brisbane

Building a modified Grange 25 - Coral Homes - Brisbane
QLD
1, 2, 3, 4

Thanks everyone! Can’t wait to just touch and see everything close up 😂.

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cigr
May 22, 2018 6:21 am

Ausbuild Finlay 36 @ Kinross Road Thornlands

Ausbuild Finlay 36 @ Kinross Road Thornlands
QLD
1, 2

The pool looks fantastic! The glass fence and tiling are really elegant. I better not show the wife your planters against the fence or I know what she will want at our…

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pbwhi0
May 22, 2018 6:19 am
pbwhi0

Hilbert HGWA Build

Hilbert HGWA Build
WA
1 ... 12, 13, 14

Some nice selections, looks awesome!....the end is near!

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sparky_JsP
May 22, 2018 3:58 am
sparky_JsP

Arden Homes - Votivo 43 - New home build

Arden Homes - Votivo 43 - New home build
VIC
1, 2, 3, 4

Have compared with other pricing since - I don’t think the lower figure is considerably out of range. For just a patch of lawn and peripheral minimal planting I think…

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Treedance
May 22, 2018 12:01 am

Thanks Ezza But a long backlog list from frame stage still remains - and you see the see facade

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pEast
May 21, 2018 10:57 pm
ehhc
ehhc
15 h

Our Acacia Home

Our Acacia Home
NSW
1 ... 38, 39, 40

Nice!!! I would kill for a driveway right now

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ehhc
May 21, 2018 10:48 pm
ehhc

Coral Homes - Grange 25 (Newport)

Coral Homes - Grange 25 (Newport)
QLD
1 ... 5, 6, 7

Wow the living room looks huge!! How exciting to see it all plastered!! 😄👍🏼

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mj-mac4
May 21, 2018 10:18 pm
mj-mac4
gr8ly
gr8ly
17 h

Our First Home - Building with Valeco in Brookhaven Estate

Our First Home - Building with Valeco in Brookhaven Estate
QLD
1 ... 10, 11, 12

love that natural light from the butlers pantry - everything is looking very neat and tidy

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gr8ly
May 21, 2018 9:15 pm
gr8ly

Building the Nu Caprice 35

Building the Nu Caprice 35

Hi All I'm new to the forum and we are building the Nu Caprice 35 with extended family room with Provincial. Build is a KDR…

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Berncart
May 21, 2018 8:53 pm
Joker
Joker
18 h

Coral Homes general build thread

Coral Homes general build thread
QLD
1 ... 543, 544, 545

Unlikely, its basically the same uncaring group, stay away.

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Joker
May 21, 2018 8:32 pm
ehhc
ehhc
18 h

Sekisui | Burbank - Cedarwood1828

Sekisui | Burbank - Cedarwood1828
NSW
1 ... 34, 35, 36

Hahaha busted. Only kids level handy 12volt circuit LOL

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ehhc
May 21, 2018 8:12 pm
ehhc

Take Two

Take Two
ACT
1 ... 5, 6, 7

I’m so sorry to hear about your difficulties with the builder, you must be at your wits’ end! I had similar issues with the same one and would love to chat if you…

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Coral68
May 21, 2018 7:15 pm
ydnewa
ydnewa
19 h

Building the Hampton with Allworth Homes

Building the Hampton with Allworth Homes
NSW
1 ... 11, 12, 13

So jelous, I bet you can’t wait for summer. The lights are amazing. We want a pool also, will have to wait a while till we can afford it after our build.

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ydnewa
May 21, 2018 6:56 pm
ydnewa
pEast
pEast
20 h

Building an Aegean230 with Mainvue.

Building an Aegean230 with Mainvue.
VIC
1 ... 15, 16, 17

Thanks first time - I hope your tradies put a couple of weekends together - it just a make the final date move closer

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pEast
May 21, 2018 6:24 pm
gr8ly
gr8ly
20 h

Valeco first time build North Brisbane

Valeco first time build North Brisbane
QLD
1, 2

i think we ended up with over 8 versions of our working drawings! you'll get there! sounds exciting!

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gr8ly
May 21, 2018 6:04 pm
gr8ly

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

KDR - Henley Reserve (MainVue) - Aegean 38. NHP!
VIC
1 ... 24, 25, 26

Any updates for the gas line? Is there anywhere you can escalate the issue (ombudsman or gas regulator) to get a straight answer on the delay? I’m sure if it wasn’t…

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firsttime_homies1401
May 21, 2018 5:58 pm
firsttime_homies1401

Mystique Wollert

Mystique Wollert
VIC
1, 2

Mystique Wollert Residential Group - Will create it within this week :) - or if anyone want to start first I am more than happy Cheers,

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ricky_3
May 21, 2018 2:15 pm

Porter Davis homes

Porter Davis homes
VIC
1 ... 849, 850, 851

So we just got our frame invoice through. Is it normal to have this finished and we haven't even heard from our construction supervisor? I had no idea it would be done so…

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goldencrumble
May 21, 2018 2:12 pm

Building Mainvue Aegean430 - 45sq in Berwick Waters

Building Mainvue Aegean430 - 45sq in Berwick Waters
VIC
1 ... 12, 13, 14

Evaporative post handover with a large split system in the dining/family/kitchen. Our Henley Aegean45

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Aegean430
May 21, 2018 2:07 pm
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