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Jamo s
Jamo s
31 October 2012

Time to celebrate!!!

Time to celebrate!!!
NSW

WOO-HOO!! We get the keys tomorrow! Thanks to everyone at MJH - it's only 15 weeks since the slab pour, and 19 weeks since construction started. So we're in 9 weeks early …

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Jamo s
Oct 31, 2012 12:57 pm
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Lazy Pig
Oct 31, 2012 12:51 pm
PAB_34
PAB_34
31 October 2012

building engineers

building engineers
NSW

Just do a google search for Structural Engineer and your suburb and you should find a local person/firm that can provide the design you need.

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PAB_34
Oct 31, 2012 12:20 pm
PAB_34
hfwangoz
hfwangoz
30 October 2012

Should I need to worry neighbours' fence on part of my land?

Should I need to worry neighbours' fence on part of my land?
NSW

Not far from me then, I am at Voyager point and long term resident…

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hfwangoz
Oct 30, 2012 9:55 pm
Zerosignal
Zerosignal
30 October 2012

Henley Lexington Q1

Henley Lexington Q1
VIC

yep lam flooring and cat 1 carpet all the way for us.... then in 8-10 years wool carpet and timber floors. funny enough, their lam flooring and…

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Zerosignal
Oct 30, 2012 8:55 pm
ktotherose
ktotherose
30 October 2012

I need some help...and a compass. North/South? East/West?

I need some help...and a compass. North/South? East/West?
VIC

Thats great then! I would recommend changing a few things in the house but will depend on the orientation of your block get one that faces north. Always put the garage on…

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ktotherose
Oct 30, 2012 3:31 pm
MissEm
MissEm
30 October 2012

DA build

DA build
WA

How has your build gone Casanova?? No real issues or dramas I hope :) Good luck for handover!!

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MissEm
Oct 30, 2012 3:10 pm
MissEm
roomate
roomate
30 October 2012

First Home Buyer - Wyndham Vale VIC !

First Home Buyer - Wyndham Vale VIC !
VIC
1 ... 66, 67, 68

Yeah , I had to do the same thing , and i Spoke with Sunland and they gave me this guy's number by the name of Bernie , He came and installed it next day ( i guess i paid…

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roomate
Oct 30, 2012 2:11 pm
xxkatxx
xxkatxx
30 October 2012

what is inside prestart file??

what is inside prestart file??
WA

Nah there is nothing about paint, aircon or the solar hot water...its just pictures of doors etc i think my clo is gonna get a long email Hahaha thanks guys :)

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xxkatxx
Oct 30, 2012 10:34 am

Base price was $145,000 for this This is close to finished product .. we've also added 1m…

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melQ
Oct 30, 2012 9:48 am
melQ
gogo65
gogo65
30 October 2012

Bulkhead Design advice please

Bulkhead Design advice please
NSW

Thats great news lilac, so glad your builder has agreed to fix at their cost, common sense prevails :z:

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gogo65
Oct 30, 2012 9:06 am
gogo65
1stBuildFR
1stBuildFR
30 October 2012

[SA] Building in Field River Estate, Trott Park

[SA] Building in Field River Estate, Trott Park
SA
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Our cars have been ok. Just solar lights. So not so bad in the scheme of things. I think they are finding to lower side of Bayley a target because it doesnt get much if…

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1stBuildFR
Oct 30, 2012 8:01 am
maryam_adnan
maryam_adnan
29 October 2012

Ridgline Drive Kalina The Ponds - Lot on T-Junction

Ridgline Drive Kalina The Ponds - Lot on T-Junction
NSW

We have put deposit on a land Ridgeline Drive, Kalina, The Ponds It is at T junction of Adelong parade. This is the only option available. Someone told us that T-junction…

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maryam_adnan
Oct 29, 2012 8:33 pm
Always Scheming
Always Scheming
29 October 2012

Ultimate Homes - anyone built with them?

Ultimate Homes - anyone built with them?
WA

Several years ago we signed up with Ultimate Homes, we had numerous problems through the planning stages and ended up pulling out of the contract primarily as we had no…

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Always Scheming
Oct 29, 2012 2:07 pm
sunct
sunct
29 October 2012

Our Monaco Q1 - Mernda Villages - Frame Pictures uploaded

Our Monaco Q1 - Mernda Villages - Frame Pictures uploaded
VIC
1, 2, 3, 4

Can you please let me know how much it costed you to add another slider. thanks. Has anyone added a basin/sink to the WC in Monaco?

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sunct
Oct 29, 2012 11:34 am
bashworth
bashworth
29 October 2012

Building with plantati0n: question about lighting?

Building with plantati0n: question about lighting?
QLD

Depends on the builder with my last two builds one(the small local Builder) installed the lights at no cost, said it saved him buying the batten lights. The other (a big…

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bashworth
Oct 29, 2012 11:00 am
bashworth
kerry-ann
kerry-ann
29 October 2012

Driveway grated drains

Driveway grated drains
NSW

Hiya, These are available in hardware stores. You can get all heavy duty plastic,you buy the box sorrta thingy (sorry,female here ::lol:: ) Then the grill. Can also get metal…

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kerry-ann
Oct 29, 2012 10:58 am
Belial
Belial
29 October 2012

Filled soil?

Filled soil?
VIC

Also depends on what the fill material used is as to whether piers will be required. For instance, we have varying fill from approx 1.5m to .6m across our block from…

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Belial
Oct 29, 2012 10:56 am
Belial
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CC101
Oct 28, 2012 11:27 pm

Okay we are at the stage where we are closing in on the final design. Landcape design has been done, home automation consultation has taken place, the next step is the…

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Brookview
Oct 28, 2012 9:19 pm
conmark
conmark
28 October 2012

Reasonable cost for a bad soil class

Reasonable cost for a bad soil class
QLD

Thanks for your replies, appreciate it very much. Settled me down a bit. The land is 450sqm block, fairly flat. I found a single story plan that suits my requirements.…

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conmark
Oct 28, 2012 5:58 pm
conmark
rapidmoves
rapidmoves
28 October 2012

Help with Colors! Anyone used formica smoke malange?

Help with Colors! Anyone used formica smoke malange?
VIC

Hi, I love smoke malange by formica - has anyone used it? I want a grey color - does this one throw up grey or brown? Any pictures would be fabulous! :D Have only seen a…

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rapidmoves
Oct 28, 2012 5:31 pm
rapidmoves

I've been busy fighting with the builder, etc and finally he willing to drop some few thousands so we could have handover happening. I was tired of the fighting so I gave…

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jnny123
Oct 28, 2012 1:46 pm
leighton
leighton
28 October 2012

Custom Design Builders - Melbourne

Custom Design Builders - Melbourne
VIC
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I believe that you will find a builder but there is a big price difference between those that have higher charges and those that charge less. also, a lot depends on design…

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leighton
Oct 28, 2012 7:24 am
leighton
theanonyuser
theanonyuser
27 October 2012

[need help] Anyone can recommend private inspector in VIC?

[need help] Anyone can recommend private inspector in VIC?
VIC

Used QAI/Darbecca and it was a good experience and good support after the inspection.

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theanonyuser
Oct 27, 2012 8:57 pm
Pakman
Pakman
27 October 2012

Electrician for post handover work (mostly lights)

Electrician for post handover work (mostly lights)
QLD

Most of our lighting is being done by our own sparky after handover. The builder is just putting in junction boxes with no holes in the ceiling and my guy will do the…

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Pakman
Oct 27, 2012 6:46 pm
kimmid
kimmid
27 October 2012

Eden Brae front door

Eden Brae front door
NSW

We received the 3G as standard

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kimmid
Oct 27, 2012 3:29 pm
kimmid
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kelbelle
Oct 27, 2012 12:48 pm
kelbelle
LeanneR
LeanneR
27 October 2012

Build time ?

Build time ?
VIC

Slab 21st Jan '10 Handover 1st June '10

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LeanneR
Oct 27, 2012 7:50 am
LeanneR
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PAB_34
Oct 27, 2012 7:16 am
PAB_34
pinknoise
pinknoise
26 October 2012

Henley's H&L pckage*Final inspection booked next week:)*

Henley's H&L pckage*Final inspection booked next week:)*
VIC
1, 2, 3, 4

We've been booked for our PCI next week and hubby and I are really excited Crossing our fingers that everything goes well... :)

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pinknoise
Oct 26, 2012 9:38 pm
poohbear
poohbear
26 October 2012

Plantat!on breakthrough series - SOHO4

Plantat!on breakthrough series - SOHO4
QLD

Thanks mate would there usually be standard electrical inclusions for lighting as i can't seem to find it. ultimately…

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poohbear
Oct 26, 2012 2:57 pm
dvestate
dvestate
26 October 2012

NEed you advice building in Oran park

NEed you advice building in Oran park
NSW
1, 2, 3

Anyone interested for the Oran Park release this weekend they have just sent out the pricing http://www.oranparktown.com.au/assets/p ... _FINAL.pdf

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dvestate
Oct 26, 2012 12:59 pm
paullib
paullib
26 October 2012

Johns Constructions - Melbourne

Johns Constructions - Melbourne

This is probably too late, but we built in Point Cook with Johns Constructions in 2005 and they were AWESOME!! Nothing was ever a problem, and they were so easy to deal…

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paullib
Oct 26, 2012 10:53 am
nihalsg
nihalsg
25 October 2012

M3etricons Lindeman 23

M3etricons Lindeman 23
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Hi all, we are looking at 4th stage camalda land, did anybody have any issues with land valuation when you applied for loans? Also,when you blocked the land when it was…

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nihalsg
Oct 25, 2012 7:14 pm
sniffer
sniffer
25 October 2012

Atlantics Plinth Bathroom Panel Heater

Atlantics Plinth Bathroom Panel Heater
NSW

Has anybody any experience with a 'Plinth bathroom Panel heater' from Atlantics. I am looking at installing these i our bathrooms (new building) in lieu of the standard…

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sniffer
Oct 25, 2012 4:25 pm
kinfolk
kinfolk
25 October 2012

Saw Constructions??

Saw Constructions??
VIC

Hi HomeAngels, Just wanted you to know that we used Saw Constructions to build our rental unit. We were very happy with their professionalism and the end result. We stuck…

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kinfolk
Oct 25, 2012 3:40 pm
Forg
Forg
24 October 2012

NSW CDC: house floorspace vs outbuilding floorspace

NSW CDC: house floorspace vs outbuilding floorspace
NSW

Can someone please confirm if I'm understanding the NSW Complying Development rules correctly? We have a block that's just under 600sqm. The floorspace/coverage rules…

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Forg
Oct 24, 2012 9:09 pm
Ribbon
Ribbon
24 October 2012

AV Jennings/Sekisui House - Tricked us

AV Jennings/Sekisui House - Tricked us
NSW

For what its worth, we had a terrible time in the pre-contract / sales phase with unreasonable delays and being given incorrect information by the salesperson. However,…

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Ribbon
Oct 24, 2012 7:29 pm
maximus
maximus
24 October 2012

Smaller building contractors - Hills District

Smaller building contractors - Hills District
NSW

Whites are actually a company I had already found with my own research during the week. They look quite good to me. They could be a good option for a custom build based on…

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maximus
Oct 24, 2012 7:06 pm
maximus
Ruchi21
Ruchi21
24 October 2012

Building in Wellard - Doubting my color selections

Building in Wellard - Doubting my color selections
WA

Again, awesome choice of elevation. Ofcourse, they copied from you. :) Now i can visualize my render better. Thanks a lot.

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Ruchi21
Oct 24, 2012 6:06 pm
sydbuild
sydbuild
24 October 2012

Our Eden Brae Saville build - We are in!! pics PG 9

Our Eden Brae Saville build - We are in!! pics PG 9
NSW
1 ... 7, 8, 9

Thanks guys. Still so much to do (like hang some pictures or SOMETHING!!) but yeah it's great. Looking forward to Christmas when we can set up a ridiculously large outdoor…

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sydbuild
Oct 24, 2012 5:44 pm
donna61
donna61
24 October 2012

Builder has better promos since we signed up (WA)

Builder has better promos since we signed up (WA)
WA

They know you wont walk away, if you are at pre-start then you have signed the contract so there will be penalties involved. Just ask if you can have 'builder's cost'…

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donna61
Oct 24, 2012 5:39 pm
xxkatxx
xxkatxx
24 October 2012

Deciding on who to build with

Deciding on who to build with
WA

Hello :) We are building in Whiteman Edge with Redink, looks like it will be a lovely estate in 6 months or so! Choosing a builder will depend on what you want to…

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xxkatxx
Oct 24, 2012 1:51 pm
ttva
ttva
24 October 2012

Bulkhead in kitchen problem - any ideas help please!!

Bulkhead in kitchen problem - any ideas help please!!
VIC

Display home is a plaster bulkhead. Yours look like MDF bulkhead. Refer to your drawing and note in your contract specification.

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ttva
Oct 23, 2012 11:13 pm
ttva
bkm2009
bkm2009
23 October 2012

Leftover bricks

Leftover bricks
WA

Leftover bricks will generally be used by the Tiler when he bricks up the shower, bath & vanity hobs. 2

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bkm2009
Oct 23, 2012 9:36 pm
bkm2009
fmac
fmac
23 October 2012

Would anyone be interested in seeing a small build?

Would anyone be interested in seeing a small build?
NSW

Look forward to following your build! assuming finance is approved my partner and I are building a small house as well :o)

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fmac
Oct 23, 2012 9:30 pm


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