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gogo65
gogo65
7 October

Building parts within BAL 29.

Building parts within BAL 29.
NSW

We need to reduce one wall of the house by 45cm to reduce to BAL 12.5, (we need to be 69m from the APZ, we are currently 68.55), however we aren’t sure that we will do…

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gogo65
Oct 07, 2019 7:56 pm
gogo65
bindiya
bindiya
7 October

Anyone building in Ashford Park estate, Werribee?

Anyone building in Ashford Park estate, Werribee?
VIC
1, 2, 3

Hi All We have started a whatsapp group to share update on Ashford Park estate If interested feel feee to contact at 0420219283 to join Thanks Bindiya

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bindiya
Oct 07, 2019 4:57 pm
imrant
imrant
7 October

Tiles on Front Pillar Verdant Hill Tarneit

Tiles on Front Pillar Verdant Hill Tarneit

Hello all, I am building house in Verdant Hill Tarneit STAGE 2. I wanted to know if I can install Tiles (600 x 600) on pillar. I had this in the quotaion and contract but…

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imrant
Oct 07, 2019 1:17 pm
Norfolk
Norfolk
7 October

Elba Kitchens

Elba Kitchens

Be cautious interpreting ratings on product review. Many 5 star reviews are not authentic with companies brazenly gaming the system.

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Norfolk
Oct 07, 2019 1:11 pm
Malini2015
Malini2015
7 October

Malone drive marong

Malone drive marong

Is this estate birch grove good for building a house. Is it safe place. Currently I rent at kennington. We are planning to buy a land here n looking at strathfieldsaye…

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Malini2015
Oct 07, 2019 12:06 pm
SaveH2O
SaveH2O
7 October

Screw piles vs bored piers

Screw piles vs bored piers

I never thought that I would ever see an engineer state this.

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SaveH2O
Oct 07, 2019 8:35 am
SaveH2O
nyaskvjp
nyaskvjp
6 October

Our first home build Sorrento 39 with Carlisle homes

Our first home build Sorrento 39 with Carlisle homes
VIC
1 ... 5, 6, 7

Congratulations Ramee! Hope you are enjoying your new home!! Did they end up fixing all the heating and cooling?

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nyaskvjp
Oct 06, 2019 9:02 pm
Onram
Onram
6 October

Firstyle Home - Braeside 42sq

Firstyle Home - Braeside 42sq
NSW
1, 2, 3, 4, 5

Hi, I am going towards Firstyle Home to build our first house. How was your experience with them? Any photos etc? Any advices/tips? Thanks!

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Onram
Oct 06, 2019 6:21 pm
Onram
Onram
6 October

Building with firstyle homes

Building with firstyle homes

Hi Jeshika, We are going with Firstyle Home in Marsden Park. How was your experience with them so far? Has you started the construction?

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Onram
Oct 06, 2019 6:19 pm
Onram
Onram
6 October

Any experiences with Firstyle homes

Any experiences with Firstyle homes
NSW
1 ... 20, 21, 22

We are also going with Firstyle in Marsden Park. Very excited! Anyone else can tell me their experience on the builds? Any advices/tips? This is our first time.

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Onram
Oct 06, 2019 6:18 pm

Floor tile issue

Floor tile issue

It's a full tile on the inside wall of the bath floor plus the little 30mm cut to the water stop angle.

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Brisbane_tiler
Oct 06, 2019 5:44 pm
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LukeTaLife
Oct 06, 2019 2:08 pm
Rhetti
Rhetti
6 October

Hampton style wide home

Hampton style wide home

You can check my build out. It's 14.5 which would give you a good amount of side access of 3.5m ish on one side. Mine is a Clarendon standard floor plan and we designed…

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Rhetti
Oct 06, 2019 8:27 am
Rhetti
Michelle
Michelle
5 October

Colour questions?

Colour questions?
NSW
1 ... 10, 11, 12

LOL!!! remind me again, I've put my back out, in a bit of again at this stage....

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Michelle
Oct 05, 2019 4:39 pm
Michelle
ddarroch
ddarroch
4 October

Design and Orientation (Pic attached) - any advice welcome!

Design and Orientation (Pic attached) - any advice welcome!
ACT

Along with being dark, if your home isn't orientated correctly it will also be cold. A correctly orientated home will receive abundant northern sunshine through its…

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ddarroch
Oct 04, 2019 9:24 pm
guppal888
guppal888
4 October

Builder for dual occupancy build project

Builder for dual occupancy build project
VIC

Hi all i am looking for custom builder to build in knox council victoria. Its going to be dual occupancy project with 2 sigle dwellings front and rear , single stories.…

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guppal888
Oct 04, 2019 1:14 pm
SteveMc
SteveMc
4 October

Rawson homes

Rawson homes
ACT

The lux package is good value. Skip the solar packages. Electrical can be reasonable with moderate add-ons to ground floor as these can be tricky due to flooring…

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SteveMc
Oct 04, 2019 12:18 pm
SteveMc
Bob Rogers
Bob Rogers
4 October

Cost effectice cladding options

Cost effectice cladding options
NSW

Hi Megadon If you are looking for options in standing seam then you have a lot of options to choose from and $450 per sqm is extremely high - you should be ringing around…

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Bob Rogers
Oct 04, 2019 9:55 am
Bob Rogers
Pratik
Pratik
4 October

How is the Experiences with Kaplan homes

How is the Experiences with Kaplan homes

Even I am considering Kaplan homes. Please share your thoughts.

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Pratik
Oct 04, 2019 9:16 am
Wewu
Wewu
3 October

How do you choose a custom builder?

How do you choose a custom builder?
1, 2, 3

Hi Trieste and Pencilhead Saw this thread and thought I'd follow up re your experience with Thomas Archer. Wondering if you had any insights to share as we are…

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Wewu
Oct 03, 2019 11:09 am
Josh22
Josh22
3 October

What will 450k get me?

What will 450k get me?
ACT

Thanks mate - will sit down with the other half and review your blog tonight. The build aloine includes site works, council approvals etc. The base price of the design…

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Josh22
Oct 03, 2019 9:57 am
Den45
Den45
2 October

Custom plan

Custom plan

Thanks for your advise. Our dining area I have measured it and should be fine to fit nice big table. Kitchen can’t be changed as already submitted our plans to council.

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Den45
Oct 02, 2019 5:58 pm
Aimen
Aimen
2 October

Building the Waldorf Grange by Porter Davis

Building the Waldorf Grange by Porter Davis
VIC
1 ... 38, 39, 40

Thank you, yes these are hard wired and require transformers had the whole house done and looks brilliant at night... really gives the home an amazing look.

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Aimen
Oct 02, 2019 2:54 pm
Aimen

Colorbond Garage Doors

Colorbond Garage Doors

Hi We are building a home with the PGH Blackheath Brick and Monument roof/donwpipes/gutter and surfmist fascia. Could anyone share photos of their slimline garage door ?…

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newbuildsydnorth
Oct 02, 2019 11:07 am
Lukems
Lukems
2 October

New Build with GJ Gardner Bass Coast

New Build with GJ Gardner Bass Coast
VIC

Keen to hear you how go. I'm in talks with them to start a build on 5 acres in Lara, Vic. Keep us updated :D

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Lukems
Oct 02, 2019 10:44 am
jokster
jokster
1 October

Selecting a Builder - Rawson high upfront site costs

Selecting a Builder - Rawson high upfront site costs

Thanks for sharing your experience Huhness. So, we finally had our tender presentation at Rawson's main office in Rhodes yesterday. Pretty confronting. the additional…

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jokster
Oct 01, 2019 10:41 pm
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Inquire
Oct 01, 2019 9:30 pm
Ina5573
Ina5573
1 October

Boutique Homes - Refer a Friend Program

Boutique Homes - Refer a Friend Program

Hi Chezianrv We are looking to build the Providence with boutique and would like to use the Refer a friend program. Thanks Ina

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Ina5573
Oct 01, 2019 4:57 pm
hasansheikh
hasansheikh
1 October

Porter Davis - Madison 40

Porter Davis - Madison 40
VIC
1 ... 21, 22, 23

Hi MikW We are also exploring the guest bed at front downstairs and the front master with bed 2 en-suite options for Madison 45. Can you pls share how much did these…

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hasansheikh
Oct 01, 2019 10:40 am
Inquire
Inquire
1 October

Who to build with

Who to build with

Has anyone dealt with Destination Living in Ivanhoe, I like their houses but don't know if they are ok

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Inquire
Oct 01, 2019 10:29 am
Trimega
Trimega
1 October

How does a parapet wall help with building height?

How does a parapet wall help with building height?
QLD

Thanks for that! Yes, you were right. They drew us a diagram and helped clear things up!

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Trimega
Oct 01, 2019 10:09 am
SK1
SK1
1 October

House and Land package

House and Land package

Hi SK1 Welcome to the forum Providing they are not one and the same company You can cancel the agreement for the preparation of plans with the builder Unfortunately, you…

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SK1
Oct 01, 2019 9:19 am
Alorisella
Alorisella
30 September

Reviews on New Level Homes or Express Living Homes - Perth

Reviews on New Level Homes or Express Living Homes - Perth

I have been looking into these builders and would love to hear any reviews/experiences anyone has had with them. Thanks.

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Alorisella
Sep 30, 2019 10:32 pm
Amit75
Amit75
30 September

Anybody built with True Value Homes in Melbourne

Anybody built with True Value Homes in Melbourne

yymao Beware of the false positive online reviews in your research into builders, as many of these are fake, commissioned and incentivised by the builders! Particularly…

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Amit75
Sep 30, 2019 8:45 pm

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Qtypie
Sep 30, 2019 7:49 pm
Drew01
Drew01
30 September

Building with Metricon

Building with Metricon
NSW
1 ... 423, 424, 425

Ahh.... Do you mean at night? That'll be the anti frosting valve which will allow a trickle of water out when the temperature drops below 10 to prevent the solar…

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Drew01
Sep 30, 2019 6:00 pm
Drew01

MEETING WITH WINDOW SUPPLIER TODAY After I dropped out to our builder's main office this morning (to mostly discuss the window issues), we agreed…

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darb74
Sep 30, 2019 4:24 pm
darb74
betterman
betterman
30 September

Metricon - Savannah 40 - Adelaide Athelstone

Metricon - Savannah 40 - Adelaide Athelstone
SA
1, 2, 3, 4, 5

great networking setup. where did you guys get that enclosure from?

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betterman
Sep 30, 2019 2:33 pm
Cyncyn
Cyncyn
30 September

Henley Cullen 41

Henley Cullen 41
VIC

New build Henley - Cullen 41 Colours - 29/10/19 Facade - Ultima Knock down and rebuild Melbourne Would love to know if anyone has built or building Cullen 41 :)

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Cyncyn
Sep 30, 2019 12:46 pm
ffawadd
ffawadd
30 September

Stockland Elara at Marsden Park

Stockland Elara at Marsden Park
NSW
1 ... 140, 141, 142

Has anyone gone through their land valuations, need to check if the land valuations are coming below or being accepted as per land contact?

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ffawadd
Sep 30, 2019 12:45 pm
pareek2056
pareek2056
30 September

Rawson Home - Huntley 30 - Riverstone

Rawson Home - Huntley 30 - Riverstone
NSW

Hi, Experience is good so far, we have crossed the admin stage now and site supervisor is assigned. Work is possibly going to start soon. We have changed plan a little…

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pareek2056
Sep 30, 2019 10:13 am
Sou
Sou
30 September

Boutique homes or Carlisle

Boutique homes or Carlisle

Hello guys, I’m new here and we are really confused as we are building our first home. The final options we like are (grange 45 from boutique homes and sorrento retreat…

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Sou
Sep 30, 2019 8:01 am
Thylacene
Thylacene
29 September

M soil type

M soil type
QLD

M is moderate, so minimal impact on footings cost. Overall site costs vary depending on fall, drainage and design.

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Thylacene
Sep 29, 2019 9:24 pm
krystalkis
krystalkis
29 September

Casuarina 229 - G.J. Gardner

Casuarina 229 - G.J. Gardner

Yes i would have to agree with you! I really wanted to join the island to make more of a U shape kitchen allowing for more bench space, but that pantry makes it…

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krystalkis
Sep 29, 2019 8:15 pm
jencal
jencal
29 September

Building with Clarendon - Private Building Inspector

Building with Clarendon - Private Building Inspector
NSW

Thanks so much for that info, very helpful.

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jencal
Sep 29, 2019 12:40 pm
pokolbinguy
pokolbinguy
29 September

Mojo Homes

Mojo Homes
NSW
1 ... 59, 60, 61

Here you go Voz. This was the document we were given back in March. We are located in the Hunter Valley so not sure if that changes anything. Electrical - External …

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pokolbinguy
Sep 29, 2019 9:33 am
storewallAU
storewallAU
29 September

Inspired Homes/Como Homes - Handover

Inspired Homes/Como Homes - Handover
VIC
1 ... 12, 13, 14

ok great, I have been working through their spec and I found that the base price is low but the upgrades are significant. I will look through the thread to find out what…

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storewallAU
Sep 29, 2019 6:52 am
storewallAU

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