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Was going for a mid century/modern flat or near flat roofed design. Colour throughout the home is whites (titaniums, surfmists, lexicon) and greys (charcoal, stormfront)…

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207 de
Aug 16, 2018 10:41 am
207 de
207 de
16 August

How often do you visit your site?

How often do you visit your site?
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When I'm home (FIFO) live close to ride my bike past almost daily

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207 de
Aug 16, 2018 3:21 pm

Things you forget - summary page 32

Things you forget - summary page 32
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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

Ausbuild - Newbury 39 - Altitude Thornlands

Ausbuild - Newbury 39 - Altitude Thornlands
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Yes please do. A friend of mine used a company called Clearshield , and she loves them as they are meant to be easier to clean . Pools are so expensive . I went to see…

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Tajana
Aug 19, 2018 1:25 am
Tajana
kks
kks
3 h

Shortage of framing timber?

Shortage of framing timber?

6 months back my local Timber Truss manufacturer in SA was reporting timber shortages and the trade literature has had some articles recently reporting problems with…

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kks
Aug 19, 2018 1:08 am

Building with Metricon

Building with Metricon
NSW
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Anyone chosen paint colour Mt Aspiring? Some photos would be great.

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sandymeo
Aug 19, 2018 12:11 am
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Tempus2
Aug 18, 2018 10:43 pm

Building Arden homes Votivo 37 in South East

Building Arden homes Votivo 37 in South East
VIC
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Hey PEast, is this correct? We have asked for the same but this is absolutely not what we asked for. I thought the sand that they would be recessed into the cabinets?

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Ezza78
Aug 18, 2018 10:18 pm
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KingTaco
Aug 18, 2018 10:11 pm
KingTaco

Our First Home - Ballarat - Handover Friday

Our First Home - Ballarat - Handover Friday
VIC
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Hi ICAT. How long from skirting to finish did it take for you. We have tiles, carpet , painting, driveway etc to go. But ss can’t give us a set date.

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Trippypossum
Aug 18, 2018 10:09 pm
Trippypossum

Our First Home - New Build SA

Our First Home - New Build SA
SA
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Sounds lovely. I can't wait to see it come together :)

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Monkey55
Aug 18, 2018 10:07 pm

Bricks, roofing and gutters/facia done! Eaves are getting done on Thursday, and bricks are scheduled to be cleaned on Saturday! I am loving how good the bricks match with…

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CW_L
Aug 18, 2018 9:26 pm
CW_L

Hi Cooky, The estate we are building in has there own requirements for setbacks. It was 4m from the front and something like 3m from the side (due to corner block) and…

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adalon
Aug 18, 2018 8:57 pm

Building with Wisdom Homes

Building with Wisdom Homes
NSW
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I would have went fibreglass itself as welll if it worked cheaper.. I hear both have their pros and cons. My glass fencing is likely only 8m or so long so that shouldn't…

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doosra
Aug 18, 2018 8:41 pm

Metricon Winchester 28- Home Straight

Metricon Winchester 28- Home Straight
VIC
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Yes, they took those off to hook up the real ones. These are only partly fitted, they aren't leaving them like that.

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blackcat20
Aug 18, 2018 8:00 pm
blackcat20

Newpark Estate, Marsden Park

Newpark Estate, Marsden Park
NSW
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Plenty of bargains out there with vendors desperate to sell most likely people unable to get approvals for loans with the banks tightening their belts

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Tuvie16
Aug 18, 2018 7:13 pm

custom KDR - Newcastle NSW- Driveway pour

custom KDR - Newcastle NSW- Driveway pour
NSW
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Not really, there was equity in the land already but they have

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Leksie5000
Aug 18, 2018 6:32 pm

Building Grange 25 Coral Homes - Northern NSW

Building Grange 25 Coral Homes - Northern NSW
NSW
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I have been following but don't always comment. I found for me that it was a great way to keep a record of the build.

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bestspecials
Aug 18, 2018 6:07 pm
bestspecials
almaty
almaty
11 h

First Build with Summit Perth WA

First Build with Summit Perth WA
WA
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The sand can often sink around the soak well when you get some rain. This is because when they install the soak well, they backfill around the soak well with sand and…

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almaty
Aug 18, 2018 5:22 pm
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if.saad
Aug 18, 2018 4:38 pm

My KDR Metricon Hampshire - Liberty - 45 Melb

My KDR Metricon Hampshire - Liberty - 45 Melb
VIC
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Looks fab Renman! The sitting room looks warm and comfy now Metricon Liberty 45, Ryde NSW http://forum.homeone.com.au/viewtopic.php?t=82846

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Quirmeball1280
Aug 18, 2018 3:17 pm
Quirmeball1280

Porter Davis homes

Porter Davis homes
VIC
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Has anyone kitted our there wardrobes using IKEA? Would love to hear your thoughts on that if you have.

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goldencrumble
Aug 18, 2018 2:45 pm

Project builder for steep blocks

Project builder for steep blocks
NSW

If you are interested, give them a call. The guy who runs the business Werner is very passionate and can tell you a lot about the product and his resources. They have…

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alexp79
Aug 18, 2018 11:56 am
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Clareymoo
Aug 18, 2018 11:29 am
JCM1
JCM1
17 h

Fairhaven Homes

Fairhaven Homes
VIC
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Definitely call your admin person. Our frame was supposed to start last Tuesday and it came and went with no sign of any timber. My SS wasn't answering or returning my…

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JCM1
Aug 18, 2018 11:25 am

Metricon Franklin 53 modified

Metricon Franklin 53 modified
SA
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Yeah it is large. Most of everything we picked is on the first few pages of my thread. I’ve seen inside many times. Still just framing at this stage as my SS wants all…

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stoff17
Aug 18, 2018 10:24 am

Rawson build in Cameron Park

Rawson build in Cameron Park
NSW
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I can see why you don’t want the upgrade. Your chosen one is more rustic looking whereas the upgrade is more of a brand new floor look so yeah I would agree with you…

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Salfield
Aug 18, 2018 10:14 am
aphsta
aphsta
20 h

Building an Allworth Home in Coast Central Estate at Wyee

Building an Allworth Home in Coast Central Estate at Wyee
NSW
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Hi Lauren, I just noticed the link to my thread wasn’t in my last message, making it rather useless. Here it is. viewtopic.php?f=31&t=89059

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aphsta
Aug 18, 2018 8:56 am
madj-m
madj-m
21 h

Building Bayside : Our Glendale 45

Building Bayside : Our Glendale 45
VIC
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thanks Drew! this is pretty much the common theme across all the forums :)

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madj-m
Aug 18, 2018 7:56 am

Clarendon Homes | Sheridan 41

Clarendon Homes | Sheridan 41
VIC

Pricing from Clarendon: Sapphire Plus: $355,100 (this includes site costs up to H1…

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TiredHalo
Aug 18, 2018 7:56 am
TiredHalo
Waigo
Waigo
Yesterday

Exposed Aggregate Driveways

Exposed Aggregate Driveways

Has anyone done these types of driveways in Sydney and can recommend who they used and also post any pics?

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Waigo
Aug 17, 2018 9:58 pm
Waigo
Salfield
Salfield
Yesterday

KDR - Rawson Chifley 42 mark ii in Newcastle.

KDR - Rawson Chifley 42 mark ii in Newcastle.
NSW
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Some serious stress relief to see it moving ahead. 😁🍺🍺🥂🥂

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Salfield
Aug 17, 2018 9:38 pm
Mallik
Mallik
Yesterday

Building with Kurmond Homes

Building with Kurmond Homes
NSW
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J_C Welcome to Kurmond homes thread and also to the forum. It is so great to get to know someone else who is also building with Kurmond homes. Could I know exactly where…

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Mallik
Aug 17, 2018 9:18 pm
Mallik
ash28
ash28
Yesterday

North Kellyville The Promontory

North Kellyville The Promontory
NSW

Thanks Njay, will talk to Sales Agent tomorrow , let's see how it goes..

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ash28
Aug 17, 2018 9:11 pm

Oh we had a few along the way too. But wood hill is so close. I love this area and it felt like it was never going to happen but now I can see it all coming together. If…

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cass_rox
Aug 17, 2018 7:43 pm
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Corallake
Aug 17, 2018 7:21 pm
Corallake
SBG14
SBG14
Yesterday

Dream home build in the Southern Highlands

Dream home build in the Southern Highlands
NSW

Hi Seechange, how are you going with designing up your Montville, any progress ?

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SBG14
Aug 17, 2018 6:03 pm
krawling
krawling
Yesterday

Custome home design to build...experiences or advice?

Custome home design to build...experiences or advice?

Here is my advice: when I was installing flat roof at my house my contractors were guys from http://misterroof.net. They’ve given me a lot of good advices.

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krawling
Aug 17, 2018 5:34 pm

Crown Hill Estate Riverstone

Crown Hill Estate Riverstone
NSW
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Hi All, If you are on our database you'd already have the news, but we've just been advised of the issuing of the Subdivision Certificate by Blacktown City Council. They…

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michaelturneraurum
Aug 17, 2018 5:14 pm
michaelturneraurum

Final some progress. All fencing and retaining walls finished. Underslab foudations and drainage finished this week. Prepping for the slab pour next week. Powerboard in…

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Dan brissy
Aug 17, 2018 4:59 pm

Iluka - Bray Park (G.J Gardner) - Week 5 - Frame

Iluka - Bray Park (G.J Gardner) - Week 5 - Frame
QLD
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SS said that because they have to be 1m away from the roof valley or something.... not too worried, the front is being rendered so the pipes will be painted the same…

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BrentandAllison
Aug 17, 2018 4:08 pm
BrentandAllison
GarethB
GarethB
17 August

Coral Homes – Lisbon 25, Hervey Bay / QLD

Coral Homes – Lisbon 25, Hervey Bay / QLD

Thanks all, I am looking forward to getting it moving. All of the first bits, paperwork etc just takes so long. Once the slab is down i will feel like it is actually…

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GarethB
Aug 17, 2018 2:28 pm
GarethB
Bubgalow123
Bubgalow123
17 August

Dj roberts

Dj roberts

Has anyone built with DJ Roberts in Brisbane? And what was your build time from slab to handove?

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Bubgalow123
Aug 17, 2018 1:22 pm
Kery_deep
Kery_deep
17 August

McDonald Jones Homes - The new thread

McDonald Jones Homes - The new thread
NSW
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Yeh am aware we would be charged if we change after. So you made changes for AC and were charged $1000 But this change was subject to engineering. And you made more…

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Kery_deep
Aug 17, 2018 11:36 am
chatzyy
chatzyy
17 August

Vaucluse 41 (12.5sq) Carlisle

Vaucluse 41 (12.5sq) Carlisle
VIC

Hi, we have just started building Vaucluse 41 with Carlisle. Does anyone know how long it takes to finish the base stage? Thanks

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chatzyy
Aug 17, 2018 11:17 am
abhi3001
abhi3001
17 August

Singhs homes

Singhs homes
VIC

I am in the same boat, thinking to build with them, please share if you get any valuable info! thx

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abhi3001
Aug 17, 2018 9:27 am
Nawsome
Nawsome
17 August

ADH - custom KDR in Clearview. All locked up!!

ADH - custom KDR in Clearview. All locked up!!
SA
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Electrical have been out most of the week, but no one else. We've spoken the the ss and does well be next week. He is still confident that we'll be done around the 6 month…

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Nawsome
Aug 17, 2018 8:52 am
Nawsome

I have Warwick curtains samples that the lovely consultant left with me. Have a look. I’m thinking of sheer linen but not sure yet. As I originally choose sheer silk.…

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Doulton777
Aug 17, 2018 8:05 am
Doulton777
Huggies
Huggies
17 August

Project builder or custom builder

Project builder or custom builder

Thanks! I think the full service (all in one) builder is more suitable for us. Do you have anyone in mind for building on the upper north shore in Sydney?

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Huggies
Aug 17, 2018 12:25 am
Mr. Sausage
Mr. Sausage
16 August

Would you recommend JG KING? bit nervous!

Would you recommend JG KING? bit nervous!
1, 2

You might benefit from checking the date of the original post you are proposing to respond to :) You've just answered a question someone asked 9 years ago!!

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Mr. Sausage
Aug 16, 2018 10:27 pm
AIB
AIB
16 August

Rawson Homes - General Thread

Rawson Homes - General Thread
NSW
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Hi NDDreamhome I haven't book my pre-gyprock appointment in as it slow down a lot since new SS got onboard. Recently they only got half house washed in 2 weeks. I have…

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AIB
Aug 16, 2018 9:45 pm
Mira
Mira
16 August

JG King -Urbis 1

JG King -Urbis 1
1, 2

Yes they are lovely at the start. Once you sign on the dotted line its a nightmare.

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Mira
Aug 16, 2018 9:42 pm

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