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CBPH
CBPH
14 h

BAL Compliance

BAL Compliance
VIC

Thanks for that very much appreciated.

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CBPH
Oct 28, 2021 4:14 pm

lintels above windows

lintels above windows
VIC

The answer is yes (if I understand your question correctly) Do you want me to email you a copy of AS1684 ( the timber framing code?) cheers Simeon thanks , i would…

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aussieta
Oct 28, 2021 2:16 pm
aussieta
andy60
andy60
26 October

Vaucluse 41 (12.5sq) Carlisle

Vaucluse 41 (12.5sq) Carlisle
VIC

Hi did the build complete? Did you choose hebel facade?

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andy60
Oct 26, 2021 9:34 pm
adnanmir
adnanmir
25 October

Façade colour scheme

Façade colour scheme
VIC

Thanks, Jason for sharing the details and suggesting something which can give me some direction.

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adnanmir
Oct 25, 2021 11:11 am
chars0974
chars0974
24 October

Thomas Archer Hive 45 - Boroondara [2021]

Thomas Archer Hive 45 - Boroondara [2021]
VIC
1, 2

the facade on Master was not reflected what i picked on PSQ stage, it was so annoying as they simply changed my bedroom floorplan to suit their facade. I reckon drawee…

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chars0974
Oct 24, 2021 10:29 pm
annakoh
annakoh
21 October

Thomas Archer Bayside Build

Thomas Archer Bayside Build
VIC
1 ... 16, 17, 18

Ahh that makes sense. Love the setup! Do you mind if I ask roughly how much it cost? We are building a modified Hive, it's something I would love to add into our master…

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annakoh
Oct 21, 2021 3:14 pm
annakoh

My alfresco ceiling has noticeable cracks and ghosting. Is this covered by my builders warranty? Would appreciate any advice as well! I’ve been in my house for 4 years…

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maddisonjean
Oct 21, 2021 2:14 am
Smiss
Smiss
20 October

Feedback on floor plan for new home

Feedback on floor plan for new home
VIC

Thankyou oklouise. You addressed the exact points I was looking for, and I really like what you did with the design for the kitchen, Master BR and Media room, bed 3 entrance.

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Smiss
Oct 19, 2021 11:23 pm
makido
makido
19 October

Carlisle Homes - Astoria Grand 55 - Build Journey

Carlisle Homes - Astoria Grand 55 - Build Journey
VIC

Hi, I updated colours at our instagram https://www.instagram.com/cteafamily/ Feel free to follow. Hope it’s useful.

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makido
Oct 19, 2021 7:08 pm
Blonde
Blonde
19 October

Which Home Builder provides best value & flexibility?

Which Home Builder provides best value & flexibility?
VIC

I haven't built with those builders but have looked into the all and I think it's pretty similar with volume builders. Look at their standard inclusions and what upgrades…

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Blonde
Oct 19, 2021 6:39 pm
Blonde
Elle Dee
Elle Dee
18 October

Melbourne Airport Environs Overlay -Schedule 2 question

Melbourne Airport Environs Overlay -Schedule 2 question
VIC

Hi Randy, trying to get an understanding of airport overlay requirements. Regarding the windows/sliding doors was normal double glazing not enough to be acceptable for…

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Elle Dee
Oct 18, 2021 12:36 pm
grbeattie
grbeattie
17 October

Carlisle changes beyond what salesperson says is possible

Carlisle changes beyond what salesperson says is possible
VIC

I just saw the Colorbond option on the Spectra site, just not sure if it is a no-charge option or if it comes at a cost. I understand that the salespeople can't say yes…

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grbeattie
Oct 17, 2021 3:01 pm
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grbeattie
Oct 17, 2021 2:39 pm
Pulse
Pulse
16 October

Worried about Alfresco pier

Worried about Alfresco pier
VIC
1, 2

I’d rather see the timber and be able to fix any rot etc. I think enclosing it prevents termite inspection and rot inspection, better to replace with galvanised steel…

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Pulse
Oct 16, 2021 9:34 pm
Noname
Noname
14 October

Is this a reasonable amount to pay?

Is this a reasonable amount to pay?
VIC

to be fair you won't know until you have some valuations done. That's your next step. However the first red flag should have been the fact you wouldn't be able to get…

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Noname
Oct 14, 2021 2:57 pm
Davos
Davos
12 October

Powder room - layout advice needed

Powder room - layout advice needed
VIC

We haven’t built yet, but we renovated a few years ago and had an open ensuite with toilet. We built the toilet in and put in a sliding door and while privacy isn’t as…

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Davos
Oct 12, 2021 12:16 pm
Davos
defdaz
defdaz
11 October

Show us your facade...

Show us your facade...
1 ... 5, 6, 7

Coral Homes Daydream 30 with Coolum (I think) portico.

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defdaz
Oct 11, 2021 8:09 pm
jay4542
jay4542
11 October

Symmetric homes - job status, progress and quality

Symmetric homes - job status, progress and quality
VIC

As of today, our lockup was done and invoiced (along with the meter connection charges around 750$ which does not include in the contract price) on 13th Sept last month.…

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jay4542
Oct 11, 2021 8:04 pm

Ceiling height discrepancy - new build

Ceiling height discrepancy - new build
VIC

Hi ksun1985 If your builder does not build according to plan, and does not rectify the mistake, you may try to resolve the issue by first…

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Contracts-Specialist
Oct 11, 2021 10:23 am
Contracts-Specialist
41202
41202
10 October

Harpley Estate

Harpley Estate
VIC
1 ... 11, 12, 13

all good

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41202
Oct 10, 2021 5:56 pm
41202
eszo
eszo
10 October

New build - Water tank sited below house

New build - Water tank sited below house
VIC

Hi folks, First time builder here seeking some feedback from those far more experienced than I. Our block has a reasonable slope (5 meter fall back to front over 55m)…

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eszo
Oct 10, 2021 3:48 pm
Ren25
Ren25
10 October

Colorbond Roofing Insulation

Colorbond Roofing Insulation
VIC

I'm interested to know too as on Sunshine Coast and I have raked ceiling with exposed beams so this will be the only insulation method I can have so want the best to…

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Ren25
Oct 10, 2021 5:07 am
Mikaela3105
Mikaela3105
5 October

Home Building Blogs

Home Building Blogs
1 ... 75, 76, 77

Buying a first home is an important step that requires a commitment to saving, careful decision making, and thoughtful planning.…

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Mikaela3105
Oct 05, 2021 12:43 pm
Mikaela3105
hash_nanay
hash_nanay
1 October

Porter Davis homes

Porter Davis homes
VIC
1 ... 860, 861, 862

Hey Fongeo , hope you are keeping well. I was wondering if you went ahead with building Astor 49. We are planning to build Astor 49 as well. However we couldn't find a…

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hash_nanay
Oct 01, 2021 3:08 pm
Phil of Sydney
Phil of Sydney
30 September

NBN Pit within 1m of crossover extension

NBN Pit within 1m of crossover extension
VIC

A class A pit and lid is one that is not designed to be driven over. NBN would be more interested in you getting close to their pit. You could contact them about…

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Phil of Sydney
Sep 30, 2021 5:47 pm
VipinMathew
VipinMathew
29 September

Building Palace 33 with Henley in West Mel

Building Palace 33 with Henley in West Mel
VIC
1, 2

Hi Bruce, You mentioned that you were able to extend the living to compensate for adding the shower to the powder room. How much did that cost you and what was the…

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VipinMathew
Sep 29, 2021 5:16 pm
Noname
Noname
29 September

Henley Or Carlisle Inclusions

Henley Or Carlisle Inclusions
VIC

Lots of builders use alternate solutions to the standards. I can guarantee Henley do to. Some of them are better, some of them less so. All of them have to be…

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Noname
Sep 29, 2021 12:40 pm

Initial Deposit Dispute

Initial Deposit Dispute
VIC
1, 2

Hi sparshrohatgi It is possible that the Builder is breaching or repudiating the original agreement. If there is no Contract…

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Contracts-Specialist
Sep 28, 2021 1:06 pm
Contracts-Specialist

Building a house - final payment

Building a house - final payment
VIC

Hi gheg You need to read your particular contract. Often, the contract prescribes upon completion of the stage of work that…

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Contracts-Specialist
Sep 28, 2021 12:57 pm
Contracts-Specialist
Ozshaz
Ozshaz
28 September

Floor Waste requirement

Floor Waste requirement
VIC

Thanks Leona33. I have checked with them and they said its not there. Just wanted to understand that is floor waste an optional or a requirement as per the regulations.

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Ozshaz
Sep 28, 2021 11:28 am
becmiltos
becmiltos
27 September

Newbie advice please!

Newbie advice please!
VIC

Newbie here. Just in the process of buying a lot in Aldo Estate in Fraser Rise (yayyy!!) Looking for any and all advice on Metricon v Henley v PDX v Boutique Homes v…

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becmiltos
Sep 27, 2021 8:06 pm
Pedro4137
Pedro4137
21 September

Contesting council decision

Contesting council decision
VIC

whats the legislation for the POS, section 173 agreement etc

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Pedro4137
Sep 21, 2021 8:40 am
Ceddy_83
Ceddy_83
20 September

Anyone Building with Inspired Homes/Strive Homes?

Anyone Building with Inspired Homes/Strive Homes?
VIC
1 ... 4, 5, 6

The new picks items can still be added to the list, right? I wonder why is it so hard for them to line up their ducks!!

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Ceddy_83
Sep 20, 2021 5:28 pm
shokel1975
shokel1975
19 September

Building a Metricon Glendale 42 Limited Edition in Melbourne

Building a Metricon Glendale 42 Limited Edition in Melbourne
VIC
1 ... 32, 33, 34

Thanks Rameshn, appreciate your feedback 😊 As we built a two story house we wanted to do pre-wiring for solar panels, CCTV, as well as Internet and data outlets in…

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shokel1975
Sep 19, 2021 11:57 am
shokel1975
Drew01
Drew01
18 September

Building Bayside : Our Glendale 45

Building Bayside : Our Glendale 45
VIC
1 ... 30, 31, 32

3 trailers, toilet for pool visitors and a home office is the plan... Need to start measuring and get all the trailers in one spot to be able to see how the jigsaw puzzle fits in

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Drew01
Sep 18, 2021 9:21 pm
Drew01
anged
anged
17 September

ACC Process

ACC Process
VIC

Just saw your post as we are nearly at this stage. Have you started on site? Did it end up taking the 2-3 weeks?

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anged
Sep 17, 2021 5:53 pm
Althom
Althom
16 September

Alfresco open on 3 sides?

Alfresco open on 3 sides?
VIC

Shop around. There's numerous mobs who do them and you can get quite competetive pricing.

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Althom
Sep 16, 2021 7:12 pm
Althom
Doozer1905
Doozer1905
15 September

Recommended Suppliers on Homeone

Recommended Suppliers on Homeone
VIC

Yep totally with you and totally agree with what you have said. Also we all should be supporting local manufacturers where we can. Another one is cabinets, how do you…

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Doozer1905
Sep 15, 2021 12:08 pm
lukew
lukew
14 September

Henley Cullen 41

Henley Cullen 41
VIC

cyncyn we are just about to start with the Cullen 41, we have very similar upgrades. Which refrigerated option did you go with? How are you enjoying the house, is there…

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lukew
Sep 14, 2021 1:41 pm
awkwajena
awkwajena
13 September

Arli Homes

Arli Homes
VIC

Hi all, I'd love to hear some experiences if any past or current Arli Homes clients are here on h1? Advice/experience from industry professionals who have had…

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awkwajena
Sep 13, 2021 1:42 pm
Noname
Noname
13 September

Home Audio

Home Audio
VIC

don't do it if you care about sound quality. Most speakers in ceilings lack the proper isolation and sound direction that dedicated speakers in properly designed cabinets…

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Noname
Sep 13, 2021 10:55 am

This was my creation: The council did a site inspection, and requested further information (drawings showing building area over 7.5M), which we got from Metricon.…

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Sparkyf
Sep 13, 2021 10:27 am
Sparkyf
mcbks
mcbks
10 September

Building Cost in Melbourne

Building Cost in Melbourne
VIC

We spoke with all the builders that had display homes anywhere near us. From memory that included: Metricon, henley. Simmonds, porter Davis, Sherridon, Dennis family,…

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mcbks
Sep 10, 2021 3:59 pm
jlirv
jlirv
9 September

Building a Doulton in Geelong

Building a Doulton in Geelong
VIC
1 ... 8, 9, 10

Hey Sparky! Followed on insta looks great. Dying to see the kitchen and talk cabinets

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jlirv
Sep 09, 2021 10:12 pm
AlexAndRachel
AlexAndRachel
9 September

Wardrobes.....

Wardrobes.....
VIC

We're early in our journey with TA, but have read and considered doing this separately. I'm following a few on instagram: Upmarket on I found is COS Interiors. Nest…

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AlexAndRachel
Sep 09, 2021 11:36 am
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Tim65
Sep 05, 2021 9:14 pm
Tim65
awkwajena
awkwajena
5 September

Small Block, small house build - high level assumptions

Small Block, small house build - high level assumptions
VIC
1, 2

Hi K, Did you ever get your build done? Would love to hear how it all went if you're still around and happy to share.

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awkwajena
Sep 05, 2021 8:42 pm
Peng_0721
Peng_0721
3 September

Custom Builder - Premier Traditional Homes (Melbourne)

Custom Builder - Premier Traditional Homes (Melbourne)
VIC

Hi, Would you mind send me a private message on the details ? Thanks

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Peng_0721
Sep 03, 2021 6:14 pm
Annunox
Annunox
2 September

Mimosa Homes Site Cost

Mimosa Homes Site Cost
VIC

That's great. All the best with your build. Hope everything goes smooth.

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Annunox
Sep 02, 2021 2:56 pm
Builderg
Builderg
28 August

Handshower in bathtub

Handshower in bathtub
VIC

Thanks, SaveH2O. So my builder has said no matter what they are not installing the hand shower. I guess i don't have much that I can do here. I will try to contact VBA…

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Builderg
Aug 28, 2021 2:53 pm

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