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posss
posss
29 November 2012

Building with Fairmont Homes

Building with Fairmont Homes
SA
1, 2

Well, we've had another week of no action. Think Fairmonts tradies are off for Christmas.

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posss
Nov 29, 2012 4:13 pm
commodore6370
commodore6370
29 November 2012

Metric Alto

Metric Alto
VIC

Has anyone built the Met#ricon Alto. Im really interested in building this home and was hoping someone would have some pictures to share. Currently m'conhave no display

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commodore6370
Nov 29, 2012 2:09 pm
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Mclaren
Nov 29, 2012 11:49 am
Mclaren
SaveH2O
SaveH2O
29 November 2012

Builder wants a witness

Builder wants a witness

Maybe, but by having everything in writing and requesting…

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SaveH2O
Nov 29, 2012 11:23 am
SaveH2O
bears-bub
bears-bub
28 November 2012

Bushfire requirements in Honeywood, Wandi

Bushfire requirements in Honeywood, Wandi
WA

soakedblonde that makes me feel a bit better. Being in Bedfordale your house will more than likely be larger than mine (I am only on 330sqm!) so fingers crossed it comes…

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bears-bub
Nov 28, 2012 10:50 pm
KrilliC
KrilliC
27 November 2012

shocking 3 year journey so far............can you top this?

shocking 3 year journey so far............can you top this?
NSW
1, 2

....i "can't be ringing every 3-4 days".....only call because his set dates never materialise and it can't be blamed on the weather all the…

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KrilliC
Nov 27, 2012 9:34 pm
Treeseachanger
Treeseachanger
27 November 2012

What is the go with this?

What is the go with this?
WA

Thanks for explaining, this was definitely a weird one for me cos our previous house didn't have pillars cut in later...!

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Treeseachanger
Nov 27, 2012 7:30 pm
SaveH2O
SaveH2O
27 November 2012

What is a discharge point?

What is a discharge point?
1, 2

Back to square one! Confusion reigns! You have a 90 mm surface drain pipe connected to ??? From this and another thread, viewtopic.php?f=35&t=60764 you have plans that…

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SaveH2O
Nov 27, 2012 7:13 pm
SaveH2O
SunshineT
SunshineT
27 November 2012

Potupay Build-We begin again with Zen

Potupay Build-We begin again with Zen
NSW
1 ... 7, 8, 9

Hi Potupay Hoping you're in your well deserved new home by now. My husband and I are affected by the recent Procorp collapse and am wondering…

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SunshineT
Nov 27, 2012 4:51 pm
SunshineT
cmhamilton
cmhamilton
27 November 2012

NBN data points in brand new home

NBN data points in brand new home
VIC

... and if you do get them (the builder) to install the network hub and cabinet you'll be paying their inflated prices for the privilege. Whenever we end up getting NBNCo…

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cmhamilton
Nov 27, 2012 11:07 am
sukinikita
sukinikita
27 November 2012

Gutter Flashing

Gutter Flashing
VIC

Hi Some help and advice of flashing! My front right flashing is facing in towards my home, this is not correct is it? It should be angled away from my home so as not have…

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sukinikita
Nov 27, 2012 10:03 am
sukinikita
sukinikita
27 November 2012

DEFECTS LIST with Builder

DEFECTS LIST with Builder
VIC

Hi, There has been ongoing drama since the day I signed my contract. To shorten the story some what, I moved in on handover day (sep 20, 2012 without any appliances,…

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sukinikita
Nov 27, 2012 9:27 am
amado
amado
27 November 2012

PD Stanford 24 Marriott Waters 1st Home - PICS UPDATE

PD Stanford 24 Marriott Waters 1st Home - PICS UPDATE
VIC
1, 2

Hi Emmzy, Are you still happy with the colour selection for the exteriors? Im in the process of chosing my exteriors and I have a bit of trouble deciding the colours. SO…

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amado
Nov 27, 2012 9:16 am
atom_ute
atom_ute
26 November 2012

Fibreglass pool - before or after house construction?

Fibreglass pool - before or after house construction?
VIC

Get it done after. Too many issues getting it done before. My experience is with a concrete pool and having the temporary fencing up during construction has caused…

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atom_ute
Nov 26, 2012 4:01 pm
atom_ute
TashnStu77
TashnStu77
26 November 2012

Has anyone decided not to build after purchasing land?

Has anyone decided not to build after purchasing land?
NSW

The block that was bought behind us just recently was put up for sale after deciding not to build at the moment, we had just been discussing fencing with them too so it…

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TashnStu77
Nov 26, 2012 12:29 pm
TashnStu77
Zerosignal
Zerosignal
26 November 2012

Henley/MainVue LED Downlights

Henley/MainVue LED Downlights

At our electrical appointment we were given the option of LED downlights. They are 9w, does anyone know what brand they use? I was told OctoLux but I cannot find anything…

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Zerosignal
Nov 26, 2012 11:55 am
chrip
chrip
26 November 2012

New roof tiles - horizon - help with selection

New roof tiles - horizon - help with selection
VIC

hi guys I'm about to put a roof on my new house (I'm from Victoria). I'm after a flat concrete roof tile black in colour. My roof tiler has offered the Monier Horizon in…

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chrip
Nov 26, 2012 10:25 am
dastnaz
dastnaz
26 November 2012

Building with Clarendon Single Story at Kellyville

Building with Clarendon Single Story at Kellyville
NSW

Nice, we liked Killara as well. We choose Kentville 28. The price and design looks good however I have reservations on delivery. Again I'm not sure I haven't heard proper…

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dastnaz
Nov 26, 2012 9:58 am
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mistress
Nov 26, 2012 8:49 am
melfordgurl
melfordgurl
25 November 2012

Are you Building with H3nley in VIC?

Are you Building with H3nley in VIC?
VIC
1, 2

Hi All, wow.. such a great responce.. thanks to everyone who took the time to respond. its great to hear posative as well as negative experiences... Well, we ended up…

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melfordgurl
Nov 25, 2012 10:07 pm
MissEm
MissEm
25 November 2012

Aggregate, paving or other? around a pool and alfresco..

Aggregate, paving or other? around a pool and alfresco..
WA

We are currently thinking about the same thing.. We are having exposed aggregate for driveway and were considering liquid limestone around the pool out back but have now…

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MissEm
Nov 25, 2012 4:53 pm
MissEm
rodericb
rodericb
24 November 2012

EVAP/ REFRIDGERATED COOLING. CAN YOU COOL SELECTED ROOMS?

EVAP/ REFRIDGERATED COOLING. CAN YOU COOL SELECTED ROOMS?
VIC

As mentioned, evap is all-or-nothing. If you have a refrigerated ducted with only two zones you could just isolate one or two rooms in each zone by turning the vent off…

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rodericb
Nov 24, 2012 8:53 pm
sunct
sunct
24 November 2012

Henley Monaco Q1 Nouveau Casiana Grove - Brick repair issue!

Henley Monaco Q1 Nouveau Casiana Grove - Brick repair issue!
VIC
1, 2, 3

As per their thread it's austral hawk burn... Check page two of this post :)

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sunct
Nov 24, 2012 7:41 pm
our dream home
our dream home
23 November 2012

Advice To A Newbie & Who To Choose?

Advice To A Newbie & Who To Choose?
VIC

good luck, We looked for three years at displays just to get an idea. They will give you a base price so say 240,000 you usually need to add a fair bit more, example say…

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our dream home
Nov 23, 2012 10:26 pm
Gerbz
Gerbz
23 November 2012

Potential Fence Dispute

Potential Fence Dispute
QLD

If i have this correct. For you back fence, presently you have the backside of a fence (Posts viewable) with neighbour #1. You could potentially end up with the pailings…

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Gerbz
Nov 23, 2012 8:07 pm
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AC27
Nov 23, 2012 6:24 pm
kerry-ann
kerry-ann
23 November 2012

Items after PCI??

Items after PCI??
WA

Thanks BW thats an interesting site :D

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kerry-ann
Nov 23, 2012 11:27 am
jpc
jpc
23 November 2012

Frame stage defects

Frame stage defects
VIC

Hey Akashra, We are in a similar situation at the moment, we had the slab and frame inspected last Friday and on Monday we received the frame stage invoice. From all the…

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jpc
Nov 23, 2012 11:18 am
kerry-ann
kerry-ann
23 November 2012

Does this electricity bill seem right?

Does this electricity bill seem right?

Yes well done :: :z: :: :z: We have just recieved our latest & last for during the build $20.35 ::

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kerry-ann
Nov 23, 2012 11:07 am
fuzzy-sizzles
fuzzy-sizzles
22 November 2012

Mernda, Renaissance Rise Estate.

Mernda, Renaissance Rise Estate.
VIC

Thanks Bel Im glad to hear that. Don't think I could live without proper internet.

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fuzzy-sizzles
Nov 22, 2012 10:17 pm
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Deemaree
Nov 22, 2012 10:36 am
Deemaree
dreamcometrue
dreamcometrue
22 November 2012

IMJAS' House in SA - We have KEYS!!!

IMJAS' House in SA - We have KEYS!!!
SA
1 ... 12, 13, 14

Thanks Thalian, I hope the dishwaher problem is sorted soon for you. Can't believe that landscaping quote ::: Could just about buy another house :lol:

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dreamcometrue
Nov 22, 2012 8:39 am
dreamcometrue
donna61
donna61
22 November 2012

Building a new home: Decisions.. decisions.. HELP!

Building a new home: Decisions.. decisions.. HELP!
VIC

Get the best you can afford. You will never get around to changing it later.

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donna61
Nov 21, 2012 11:43 pm
dvestate
dvestate
21 November 2012

Procorp- House building not started yet. What next?

Procorp- House building not started yet. What next?
NSW
1, 2

That sucks i only paid 3000 by that stage with my builder so not a massive deal to walk away from but the amount that ProCorp charge would be some nice floor…

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dvestate
Nov 21, 2012 7:39 pm
kelbelle
kelbelle
21 November 2012

Handover

Handover
TAS

That has worked out almost perfectly for holidays! So happy for you! Have fun moving in (after reports are done of course :wink: ) and setting up for your first Christmas in your home!

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kelbelle
Nov 21, 2012 6:44 pm
kelbelle
Echo
Echo
21 November 2012

Western Power Dome Costs??

Western Power Dome Costs??
WA

$1500 Including GST for the little green dome . Three years ago tho and is only 4 meters from the existing pole.

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Echo
Nov 21, 2012 5:24 pm
Echo
thattime
thattime
21 November 2012

Sewer Lines - Expansion Couplings and Swivel Joints

Sewer Lines - Expansion Couplings and Swivel Joints
NSW

Just replying to my own thread - I received the slab design from my builder today and that showed in detail where these couplings and joints need to go. For our design,…

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thattime
Nov 21, 2012 4:02 pm
thattime
KnockItDown
KnockItDown
21 November 2012

Where do i get acoustic and electrolysis reports from

Where do i get acoustic and electrolysis reports from
NSW

I had to have an Acoustic Assement done for my place. My Builder provide me with a contact. So I got a quote. Then I rang around and found a far less expesive provider for…

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KnockItDown
Nov 21, 2012 1:07 pm
KnockItDown
bashworth
bashworth
21 November 2012

Survey report - fake

Survey report - fake
NSW

What sort of Survey?? A title survey wouldn't have trees A geotech survey often only shows the boreholes in relation to the boundary, but the trees should be mentioned in…

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bashworth
Nov 21, 2012 11:28 am
bashworth
humble
humble
21 November 2012

Thoughts on this please!!

Thoughts on this please!!
WA

I still dont get building in perth.. its just so different from the east..

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humble
Nov 21, 2012 9:10 am
rellie
rellie
21 November 2012

AV jennings old display at eynesbury

AV jennings old display at eynesbury
VIC

I live at Eynesbury and remember looking through those homes, I had a look at the website and the double storey is the plaza 410 http://www.sekisuihouse.com.au/house-de…

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rellie
Nov 21, 2012 7:40 am
bashworth
bashworth
21 November 2012

minimum insulation for new builds

minimum insulation for new builds
QLD

Houses normally come with a 'wrap' to keep the insulation…

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bashworth
Nov 21, 2012 5:40 am
bashworth
maximus
maximus
20 November 2012

Eyes wide open

Eyes wide open
NSW

I would like to see Builder's offer a pre-start straight up with a an hour or two sitting with a draftsman so you are…

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maximus
Nov 20, 2012 7:42 pm
maximus
KrilliC
KrilliC
20 November 2012

Clarend0n 2 story Build - opinions?

Clarend0n 2 story Build - opinions?
QLD

Krillic I hate to say it but it sounds to me like you are unaware that you actually had a good building experience. If you read the posts on here…

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KrilliC
Nov 20, 2012 6:46 pm
OneTreeFalling
OneTreeFalling
20 November 2012

How much for independent survey ?

How much for independent survey ?
NSW

I was given two quotes of $1000 to do both the soil test and site survey. One quote of $2000 for the same thing. And another quote of about $1500 just to do the site…

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OneTreeFalling
Nov 20, 2012 3:36 pm
ECOECO
ECOECO
20 November 2012

Thoughts on stacker doors and frosted glass sliding door ?

Thoughts on stacker doors and frosted glass sliding door ?
NSW

Get it supplied clear, decide later to fit frosted film. Maybe just up to 1700H... Ed

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ECOECO
Nov 20, 2012 2:05 pm
ECOECO
SmithiesWife
SmithiesWife
20 November 2012

BluePrint Homes in Perth

BluePrint Homes in Perth
WA

Natnjono - what did you end up deciding?

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SmithiesWife
Nov 20, 2012 1:04 pm


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