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alfred89
alfred89
12 August

Anyone here building with RMS Homes?

Anyone here building with RMS Homes?
VIC

I have built with them I strongly advise against it unless you can afford lawyers.

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alfred89
Aug 12, 2019 12:41 pm
Teeger
Teeger
11 August

Project builder or custom builder

Project builder or custom builder
1, 2

Bought some bashworth's e-books, pretty helpful, thanks for the tip. Volume builders will be the last choice if we can't get come in within the budget with smaller players.

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Teeger
Aug 11, 2019 9:58 pm
Neatep
Neatep
11 August

comments on floor plan - 2 storey

comments on floor plan - 2 storey
VIC

Sunroom isn't going to get much sun. Except a bit in the morning. The main bedroom is above the garage, so you will want insulation in between your bedroom floor/garage…

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Neatep
Aug 11, 2019 12:29 pm
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3lilpigs
Aug 11, 2019 9:13 am
Huhness
Huhness
10 August

Minimum requirement for internal concrete

Minimum requirement for internal concrete
NSW

In our unit block there was plenty of exposed structural concrete in the garage with zero finishing over the top. Being a garage and not a living area I don't like your…

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Huhness
Aug 10, 2019 4:52 pm
Huhness
Thomas09
Thomas09
10 August

Hermitage Grande - MDJ

Hermitage Grande - MDJ
NSW

Thanks for your reply - what was the final square meter eatery for your new build?

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Thomas09
Aug 10, 2019 3:37 pm
SaveH2O
SaveH2O
10 August

Got the keys today

Got the keys today
NSW

I'll keep an eye out with interest for hopefully other H1 members who also build with Tullipan. Word of mouth is a powerful advertising medium.

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SaveH2O
Aug 10, 2019 9:38 am
SaveH2O
alymei
alymei
10 August

Stellabella's second build - work stopped...again - 1 month+

Stellabella's second build - work stopped...again - 1 month+
QLD
1 ... 10, 11, 12

Aww Bless, she is doing so well! Pleased to hear you have progress, once plastering is done it should start coming together quickly

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alymei
Aug 10, 2019 7:40 am
chanam
chanam
10 August

Electrical Plan Feedback

Electrical Plan Feedback

Even when on plan is lined up, electrician do not follow plan. Ensure to check all points are where you want it to be as per your plan and it lines up.

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chanam
Aug 10, 2019 2:16 am
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lozsyd
Aug 09, 2019 11:53 pm
JW001
JW001
9 August

Comment on floor plans

Comment on floor plans

Another one will be the Living/Dinning ceiling height, windows on north and eaves. Currently it is 37C (3.18m), window for living/dinning 34C ( 2.92m), all eaves 450mm.…

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JW001
Aug 09, 2019 7:16 pm
Norfolk
Norfolk
9 August

Private inspector

Private inspector

They don’t want you finding poor workmanship during the build and your request to rectify it at their expense. They would prefer to cover this up or that You find the…

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Norfolk
Aug 09, 2019 5:48 pm
pdadzio
pdadzio
9 August

Boston 38 | Coral Homes

Boston 38 | Coral Homes
QLD

Hello, we are thinking about building a Boston 38 at the Sunshine Coast. Are your houses finished yet? How was your experience and are you happy with the result? Cheers, Patrick.

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pdadzio
Aug 09, 2019 5:09 pm
PARRALAVA
PARRALAVA
9 August

Who else is building with Eden Brae?

Who else is building with Eden Brae?
NSW
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Who was yrs? I'll b starting soon. will be nice to have yr cs's name. Thanks.

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PARRALAVA
Aug 09, 2019 1:10 pm
rameshbhai
rameshbhai
9 August

Hebel Or Bricks

Hebel Or Bricks
1, 2, 3

Since I have now decided to build houses with hebel panels I will have to look if I can hire someone to build it good with the panels. I was worried and nervous about…

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rameshbhai
Aug 09, 2019 10:06 am
MyFirst
MyFirst
9 August

Demolition

Demolition

If you suffer from bad luck. If your old sewer pipe is not cut and left in its existing spot by chance they pour concrete piers for your new slab. Concrete flow into you…

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MyFirst
Aug 09, 2019 9:21 am
montanero
montanero
9 August

Electrical upgrades

Electrical upgrades

If you are thinking of putting feature lights later on, asking a conduit during the build may be a cheaper option.

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montanero
Aug 09, 2019 2:42 am
tweety123
tweety123
8 August

Owner/ Builder -Architect Build PM'd by Rehaan Builders

Owner/ Builder -Architect Build PM'd by Rehaan Builders
NSW
1 ... 8, 9, 10

Hi, yes, my exterior walls are double brick with cavity and interior walls are single brick. My inderstanding is to fit Villaboard, my builder will have to fit battens…

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tweety123
Aug 08, 2019 11:52 pm

Building in Manor Lakes

Building in Manor Lakes
NSW

To all future prospect land buyers, before you purchase a land from them, ensure you checked and double checked and tripled check with the developer design panel if they…

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melb_user2019
Aug 08, 2019 5:33 pm
Mum to 3Ms
Mum to 3Ms
8 August

Painting Problems

Painting Problems
NSW

No, we were not provided with this so I don't know. But I DO KNOW we have undercoat showing on walls, skirts and archs!

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Mum to 3Ms
Aug 08, 2019 4:43 pm
TheoMon
TheoMon
8 August

Greenvale Central stage 1

Greenvale Central stage 1
VIC
1 ... 6, 7, 8

Heya Works are nearly completed, It is a little difficult to get a hold of the developer for responses, Last update we revived is Late July for compliance /…

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TheoMon
Aug 08, 2019 3:25 pm

Yarrabank Homes

Yarrabank Homes
VIC
1, 2, 3

Hi bullatagate I'm a local builder - Elite Building Services - and we have had a few people contact us about finishing their home or even starting as they were only in…

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RebeccaBishop
Aug 08, 2019 12:52 pm
Frank1234
Frank1234
8 August

Building with UHomes - or alternate recommendations?

Building with UHomes - or alternate recommendations?

Yadav, I didn’t go with them as their follow up was pretty bad. The sales guy said that he will contact me the next day but he didn’t. I got a call after a month.

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Frank1234
Aug 08, 2019 7:26 am
Norfolk
Norfolk
7 August

Anybody built with True Value Homes in Melbourne

Anybody built with True Value Homes in Melbourne

yymao Beware of the online reviews in your research, as many of these are fake. Particularly the positive ones with no substance or facts included. Some companies are…

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Norfolk
Aug 07, 2019 6:04 pm
PSHebelFan
PSHebelFan
7 August

Build a home with hebel and steel frame yes or now

Build a home with hebel and steel frame yes or now

I wish I'd been there to see them hit the first reo bar in the first panel with a chainsaw. Gadzooks!

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PSHebelFan
Aug 07, 2019 4:43 pm

Thanks, makes me feel more confident. this is the one we have selected and the distance to the outlet is only slightly shorter. This one also has an adjustable stream…

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FoxHill
Aug 07, 2019 12:49 pm
FoxHill

Colorbond roof

Colorbond roof
1, 2

Hi everyone Every builder's pricing structure is different and it's harder to compare what one builder charges for colourbond (for example) vs. the other builder. They…

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LearnProperty
Aug 07, 2019 11:00 am
LearnProperty
ahabmyth
ahabmyth
7 August

COLORBOND CORROSION

COLORBOND CORROSION

My opinion would be that it indeed would have been done upon installlation. The installers for want of a better word would have cut the sheets on the ground and the swarf…

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ahabmyth
Aug 07, 2019 10:19 am
LucasMom
LucasMom
7 August

Homebuyers Centre Phoenix 15 Feedback

Homebuyers Centre Phoenix 15 Feedback
VIC

We, my husband and I built Phoenix 15 with them. Been a year already. Not happy with how the Walk In Robe looks like...thinking to re-customise it. Has anyone got the walk…

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LucasMom
Aug 07, 2019 9:52 am
Mr. Sausage
Mr. Sausage
7 August

Gloss vs Matt floor tiles in wet areas

Gloss vs Matt floor tiles in wet areas

Hi, I've got gloss rectified porcelain floor tiles in all my wet areas but despite being glossy they still have a slight surface texture to them. So they are no problem at…

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Mr. Sausage
Aug 07, 2019 1:09 am
Renman
Renman
6 August

Custom Coral Homes Bronte..Landscaping is on!

Custom Coral Homes Bronte..Landscaping is on!
NSW
1 ... 193, 194, 195

Impressive. Now you can sit back and enjoy it all.

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Renman
Aug 06, 2019 8:58 pm
Renman

We supposed to have the front door installed like a month ago. Somehow the builder or the brickie messed up the front door width. It been fixed and the front door has been…

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InvincibleInDN
Aug 06, 2019 8:11 pm
InvincibleInDN
Joejoemetoo
Joejoemetoo
6 August

Speed deck roofing vs Klip Lok

Speed deck roofing vs Klip Lok

What’s the difference between Speed Deck roofing and Klip Lok? I’ve been quoted a few thousand dollars less for a Speed Deck roof with one roofer vs Klip Lok with…

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Joejoemetoo
Aug 06, 2019 5:39 pm

Monday kitchen,vanitys,landry Tuesday tiling!

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RKDALD
Aug 06, 2019 3:59 pm
MrsJM
MrsJM
6 August

KDR with Rawson Homes - The Edge 39 - HANDOVER 26/9/16

KDR with Rawson Homes - The Edge 39 - HANDOVER 26/9/16
NSW
1 ... 28, 29, 30

Looks fantastic! I agree- sometimes you just have to close your eyes and press ‘pay’... the result is fantastic. I’ve found you can sit there agonising over 5…

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MrsJM
Aug 06, 2019 12:24 pm
MrsJM
DaniB
DaniB
6 August

Ducted vacuum in a new build

Ducted vacuum in a new build

Thanks everyone for your suggestions.

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DaniB
Aug 06, 2019 8:41 am
SaveH2O
SaveH2O
5 August

Cost Variations post Quote

Cost Variations post Quote

I'm laughing at it. Absolute amateurs! Norts33...when you reply to a quote, can you please write your…

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SaveH2O
Aug 05, 2019 10:34 pm
SaveH2O
l_vanslyke
l_vanslyke
5 August

Copyrighted Plans

Copyrighted Plans
VIC

Sorry, I forgot to respond to that part. You’re more than entitled too (and I encourage you) ask Denis if you can purchase the plans, however dont be surprised if…

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l_vanslyke
Aug 05, 2019 9:13 pm
darb74
darb74
5 August

Brisbane - Building and Energy Efficient Home

Brisbane - Building and Energy Efficient Home

Firstly I am a bit concerned about the 70mm stud walls, geez even our 90mm stud walls seem a bit flimsy to me! For brick veneer, I would strongly suggest min. 250mm total…

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darb74
Aug 05, 2019 4:40 pm
darb74
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HoneyDee
Aug 05, 2019 3:45 pm
HoneyDee
JiMb00
JiMb00
5 August

Building the Chifley 42 with raw son homes - modifications?

Building the Chifley 42 with raw son homes - modifications?
NSW
1, 2

Hi Alex (assume it's Alex, please correct me if not :P). Hope you're still active as I know this thread was from some time ago but was just reading over your blog as our…

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JiMb00
Aug 05, 2019 2:42 pm
JiMb00
CarnTheHawks
CarnTheHawks
5 August

Damage to public road after construction

Damage to public road after construction
NSW

Yep. Looks like typical excavator tracks, from lack of care/intelligence from the operator. Also, that dragged line could've been from a 5mtr+ skip bin via hook lifter. By…

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CarnTheHawks
Aug 05, 2019 2:28 pm
Kevee23
Kevee23
5 August

Young Homes

Young Homes
NSW

Hi Zevlac, Have you ended up building with Young? I'm also interested in their display home and would like to get some advice from you if you built with them or someone…

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Kevee23
Aug 05, 2019 11:22 am
Kevee23
Kevee23
5 August

Any experience with Gremmo Homes in Sydney

Any experience with Gremmo Homes in Sydney
NSW

Dear Dan, Sorry to bring up this old thread. I've been searching for people who had built with Merit Homes and it brought me to here. I found lots of the threads you…

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Kevee23
Aug 05, 2019 10:02 am
Kevee23
Kevee23
5 August

Custom Home Builders in Sydney – Has anyone used one?

Custom Home Builders in Sydney – Has anyone used one?
NSW
1, 2, 3, 4

Dear BuildingNewHome, Sorry to bring up the old thread. Did you end up building with Merit or someone else? I've been talking with some of the customer builders at…

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Kevee23
Aug 05, 2019 9:50 am
Norfolk
Norfolk
5 August

BCA Non Compliance - what to do??

BCA Non Compliance - what to do??
WA

Unfortunately the building industry is not effectively regulated. Some builders are able to get away with not building to standards because no one checks their work…

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Norfolk
Aug 05, 2019 8:14 am
Keren82
Keren82
5 August

Hampton style wide home

Hampton style wide home

No it’s not really that wide. I’ve searched most of the main sites but only seem to find designs for narrow blocks, well nothing around the 18m wide by say 12m in depth.

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Keren82
Aug 05, 2019 8:13 am
HoneyDee
HoneyDee
4 August

Our Arden Home - Votivo 43

Our Arden Home - Votivo 43
1 ... 11, 12, 13

You are unpacking & we are packing. Agree!!! So much to do 🙆🏻‍♀️ Your house looks so cosy & inviting 😍

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HoneyDee
Aug 04, 2019 9:51 pm
HoneyDee

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