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SejaeD
SejaeD
15 April

Building quality volume vs custom builder

Building quality volume vs custom builder

Small Minds Without giving anything away, if I was you i would accept what Marcs is saying as he knows what he is talking about and has expressed his opinion which is…

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SejaeD
Apr 15, 2019 4:36 pm
pac-manny
pac-manny
15 April

Build with Meridian homes?

Build with Meridian homes?

Hi, Has anyone built on Meridian Homes? I want to hear some feedback and reviews on them before I make a decision Thanks and BR, Luis

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pac-manny
Apr 15, 2019 4:17 pm
Forg
Forg
15 April

Skillion

Skillion
VIC

The cost of doing anything else is pretty prohibitive!

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Forg
Apr 15, 2019 3:55 pm

Building Windsor 40 with Eden Brae (Caddens)

Building Windsor 40 with Eden Brae (Caddens)
NSW
1, 2

None taken. The mixed bricks are face bricks used for Rendering. Those regions will be rendered, but don't know at what stage.

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InvincibleInDN
Apr 15, 2019 2:52 pm
InvincibleInDN
SejaeD
SejaeD
15 April

Need Expert advice on eaves level issue

Need Expert advice on eaves level issue
NSW

what do you mean you're builder wouldnt allow you to have a private inspector? how could they possibly stop you?

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SejaeD
Apr 15, 2019 2:26 pm
Foxle
Foxle
15 April

Plenty Valley Views -Doreen,Vic

Plenty Valley Views -Doreen,Vic

Hi Selva, Havent decided on a builder yet.I may go for a private builder,I've recently sent my plans and engineering plans to him for some quotes.Lets see what he…

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Foxle
Apr 15, 2019 1:19 pm
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4218
15 April

Escape Homes and Developments

Escape Homes and Developments
QLD

Hi Sarah, Your not the only one, there are options including QBCC and posting a google review here Regards, Nigel

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4218
Apr 15, 2019 11:38 am
Forg
Forg
15 April

Rangehood duct outlet under eave?

Rangehood duct outlet under eave?

The more holes you have poking through your roof, the more chance of developing a leak in future … in my opinion (and experience!) at least.

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Forg
Apr 15, 2019 10:46 am

Vcon Homes

Vcon Homes

Has anyone built with VCon homes invcotoria? My husband and I are interested in building the Sarah. We spoke with the owner Angelo yesterday and he was fantastic, really…

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Buildingindoreen
Apr 15, 2019 6:38 am
KingTaco
KingTaco
14 April

Coral Boston38 - SEQ

Coral Boston38 - SEQ
QLD
1, 2

Couldn't agree more - awnings look a treat, but they're dreadful for airflow

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KingTaco
Apr 14, 2019 8:17 pm
KingTaco

Been a bit busy since the last post, but things are rolling along nicely and our house is starting to take shape. Pretty happy with how it is all tracking so far. Roof…

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SuperSabre76
Apr 14, 2019 5:23 pm
Bobmilo
Bobmilo
14 April

Arden Developments

Arden Developments
VIC
1 ... 161, 162, 163

Yup, I've requested to join.. not sure if I'll be approved :(

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Bobmilo
Apr 14, 2019 10:37 am
KingTaco
KingTaco
14 April

Stage inspections for new build in Brisbane

Stage inspections for new build in Brisbane
QLD

I've been using Allinspect - have done slab and frame so far. Very good communication, thorough inspections and couldn't do more to be helpful. Highly recommend them too.

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KingTaco
Apr 14, 2019 10:25 am
KingTaco
ljkershaw
ljkershaw
14 April

Urban One Chiffon or Silver?

Urban One Chiffon or Silver?

Alymei - look forward to seeing a pic :) I went to site yesterday but no bricks up yet. The house was locked up and they have started internal work.

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ljkershaw
Apr 14, 2019 9:48 am
mbarlow69
mbarlow69
14 April

Fence and boundary - Puzzled

Fence and boundary - Puzzled

Thanks Hills, Is that a surveyor i have to hire ?

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mbarlow69
Apr 14, 2019 12:49 am
Bebbsy
Bebbsy
13 April

Upgrade cost Off-White mortar

Upgrade cost Off-White mortar

Cheers for that, hope ours comes in at round that cost.

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Bebbsy
Apr 13, 2019 8:39 pm
viyun
viyun
13 April

Hanging heavy items from ceiling/walls

Hanging heavy items from ceiling/walls
VIC

hi, shambini Greeting, When you are building a home or any type of renovation, or want to change…

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viyun
Apr 13, 2019 3:08 pm
northerner
northerner
13 April

Independent inspector - recommendations for northern NSW?

Independent inspector - recommendations for northern NSW?

Hi - we're building with Metricon in the Ewingsdale area of northern NSW (not too far from Ballina / Byron). Can anyone recommend a private building inspector in that…

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northerner
Apr 13, 2019 2:54 pm
alexp79
alexp79
13 April

organising your own earthworks

organising your own earthworks

Well, earthworks are always unpredictable and hard to estimate, this is why they are generally charged on hourly basis and not on fixed cost basis (unless they seriously…

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alexp79
Apr 13, 2019 1:03 pm
chippy
chippy
13 April

Conduits in single leaf brick wall

Conduits in single leaf brick wall

Why do you need so many 32mm conduits? Your TV only needs one not two. What are the other 4 for? It seems unnecessary.

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chippy
Apr 13, 2019 12:26 am
chippy
nibennett
nibennett
12 April

Simonds Prague Modified SA

Simonds Prague Modified SA
SA
1 ... 4, 5, 6

The place looks great. Thought I recognised the house in the back in the first photos. (Then was able to zoom in and see lot 140 on the sign) We’re the other side of…

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nibennett
Apr 12, 2019 10:25 pm
Norfolk
Norfolk
12 April

Carlisle Homes in South East Melbourne

Carlisle Homes in South East Melbourne

Very good topic shearing. Carlisle…

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Norfolk
Apr 12, 2019 5:08 pm
Ardo
Ardo
12 April

Building with Bentley Homes Look For

Building with Bentley Homes Look For

But read section 19. So they can’t stop you, but if you decide to come on site and do anything that delays the build, you are liable. So that’s why you need to ask…

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Ardo
Apr 12, 2019 1:45 pm
Norfolk
Norfolk
12 April

Building with Ascot homes look out

Building with Ascot homes look out

Yes, Agree, enforcement is almost impossible in NSW. In my case NSWDFT issued a rectification order. Metricon breached it by completing to PCI 3 months later. They took…

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Norfolk
Apr 12, 2019 1:38 pm
IamSAM
IamSAM
12 April

BAL dropped during build

BAL dropped during build

Sarking is good to have..almost essential.

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IamSAM
Apr 12, 2019 1:23 pm
IamSAM
Small Minds
Small Minds
12 April

Arden Homes Inspectors

Arden Homes Inspectors
VIC
1, 2

I agree. Under the laws of Australia, the home owner is 100% responsible for the house being built in a compliant manner. Not the builder. Not the Surveyor. You the Home…

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Small Minds
Apr 12, 2019 12:36 pm
Small Minds
Small Minds
12 April

8Homes vs Burbank?

8Homes vs Burbank?
VIC

Before you sign, read this. Under the laws of Australia, the home owner is 100% responsible for the house being…

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Small Minds
Apr 12, 2019 12:34 pm
Small Minds
Small Minds
12 April

Building in Manor Lakes

Building in Manor Lakes
NSW

Before you get involved with Mimosa read the following. Under the laws of Australia, the home owner is 100%…

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Small Minds
Apr 12, 2019 12:33 pm
kks
kks
12 April

Metricon Liberty 42 vs Carlisle Homes Granada Retreat 45

Metricon Liberty 42 vs Carlisle Homes Granada Retreat 45
VIC

Norfie, mate, have you simply got a single-track mind? We've all got your message. There's some building company or other that you're not 100% on. OK, OK, OK, enough!

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kks
Apr 12, 2019 12:19 pm
dvkent
dvkent
12 April

Meridian 30 Brighton Homes

Meridian 30 Brighton Homes
QLD
1, 2, 3

Week starting 9/4/19. Another slow week. Painters worked a couple of days and Electrician has been to remove some tiles in kitchen where kitchen back splash was tiled…

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dvkent
Apr 12, 2019 10:46 am
Small Minds
Small Minds
12 April

First Home build - Carlisle Matisse 29

First Home build - Carlisle Matisse 29
VIC

Under the laws of Australia, the home owner is 100% responsible for the house being built in a compliant manner. Not the builder. Not the Surveyor. You…

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Small Minds
Apr 12, 2019 9:40 am
Small Minds
Small Minds
12 April

Construction cost increased.

Construction cost increased.

Under the laws of Australia, the home owner is 100% responsible for the house being built in a compliant manner. Not the builder. Not the Surveyor. You…

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Small Minds
Apr 12, 2019 9:40 am
DamNita
DamNita
12 April

Floorplan feedback/recommendations please

Floorplan feedback/recommendations please

I don't like that there is no buffer from the living room / kitchen to the bedrooms 3 & 4. I'm all about privacy and this just does't look right. There are many ways to…

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DamNita
Apr 12, 2019 8:38 am
DamNita
Forg
Forg
12 April

Building with Wisdom Homes

Building with Wisdom Homes
NSW

This definitely ain't a topic that's limited to a single builder! :) But yeah, as Joker said, it doesn't need to be sanded right down to being a perfect mirror finish; it…

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Forg
Apr 12, 2019 8:16 am
YashK
YashK
11 April

Builder reviews

Builder reviews

Can anyone suggest a good trusted builder to build a house in west Melbourne

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YashK
Apr 11, 2019 8:01 pm
Mattymat0501
Mattymat0501
11 April

Porter Davis Summer Promotions- Is it too good to be true?

Porter Davis Summer Promotions- Is it too good to be true?
VIC
1, 2

Be very careful with this offer. The terms and conditions state that - “Any factors causing delays to the nominated site start date that are outside of the builders…

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Mattymat0501
Apr 11, 2019 5:08 pm
elkyst
elkyst
11 April

Deciding on a Builder in Adelaide

Deciding on a Builder in Adelaide
SA

Hi johngraham, We are in the very early stages of looking at building with Kookaburra Homes, there aren't many reviews that I can find but it does seem like a lot of…

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elkyst
Apr 11, 2019 1:30 pm

Next came the demolition of the brick shed. As we are trying to keep costs down we decided to knock the shed down by hand. This was a lot of work but cost us…

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Dougp
Apr 11, 2019 11:42 am
Norfolk
Norfolk
11 April

Building with Metricon in Sydney

Building with Metricon in Sydney
NSW
1, 2, 3

It’s in Product Review’s best interest that as many of the reviews placed on their website are legitimate. Have a look at what Choice Magazine and the ACCC warn about…

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Norfolk
Apr 11, 2019 8:08 am
Rhetti
Rhetti
11 April

Brisbane Knockdown Rebuild and Character Overlay Worries

Brisbane Knockdown Rebuild and Character Overlay Worries
QLD

Ha! I seem to have that small detail. Good point. 🤣

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Rhetti
Apr 11, 2019 6:38 am
Rhetti
dany
dany
10 April

Render ideas help needed please.

Render ideas help needed please.

well the best thing to do would be check out bunnings pick up the samples and check outdoors during different time of the day on how the colour looks like. Couple of pots…

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dany
Apr 10, 2019 9:01 pm
dany
Mish018
Mish018
10 April

Building with Wisdom Homes

Building with Wisdom Homes
NSW

Thanks dany I check with them again.

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Mish018
Apr 10, 2019 8:57 pm

Double storey on narrow block

Double storey on narrow block

Thanks Gresh, I’ve noticed there are quite a lot of Perth builders that have homes that suit these specifications but unfortunately we’re building in Melbourne.

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Buildingindoreen
Apr 10, 2019 7:31 pm
gresh
gresh
10 April

Double storey grey brick house

Double storey grey brick house

Hi. If you contact me on enquiries@myhomeswa.com.au. I can do up a 3D render for you with the correct colors.…

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gresh
Apr 10, 2019 6:55 pm
KingTaco
KingTaco
10 April

Fairmont 35 adapted Hamptons facade - CLARENDON homes

Fairmont 35 adapted Hamptons facade - CLARENDON homes

That's a clever way of making use of an otherwise dead end corridor! Oh and after looking at inspiration for walk in robe designs, I'm even more jealous of your huge WIR :-P

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KingTaco
Apr 10, 2019 6:23 pm
KingTaco
HaminZa
HaminZa
10 April

Newpark Estate, Marsden Park

Newpark Estate, Marsden Park
NSW
1, 2, 3, 4, 5

Hi Again, Quick question for those are currently building or at DA/ CDC approval stage at NP, what is your building setback (GF or FF if its different) from the side…

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HaminZa
Apr 10, 2019 6:04 pm
blackcat20
blackcat20
10 April

Metricon Winchester 28- Landscaping

Metricon Winchester 28- Landscaping
VIC
1 ... 66, 67, 68

Still arguing for the carpet repair

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blackcat20
Apr 10, 2019 5:07 pm
blackcat20
g33kerb0t
g33kerb0t
10 April

Darbecca Quote on Inspection Reasonable?

Darbecca Quote on Inspection Reasonable?

It depends on your state. I only know a few from VIC. Maybe jump on your build forum on fb - people ask for these all the time. You'll get a recommendation with previous…

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g33kerb0t
Apr 10, 2019 5:02 pm
g33kerb0t
aloenyx
aloenyx
10 April

JG King modified Heywood - Landscaping

JG King modified Heywood - Landscaping
VIC
1 ... 74, 75, 76

Wow your garden is looking amazing!!! I'm still struggling to get the back to grow and I had a lot die off in the summer heat. I've replaced them, but they need to grow…

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aloenyx
Apr 10, 2019 5:02 pm
aloenyx

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