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mahen3d
mahen3d
28 July

Clarendon Paddington 29 Electrical plan feedback

Clarendon Paddington 29 Electrical plan feedback
NSW

Thanks for the reply, it really helpful to see this plans and set my mind on things we might needed, thanks again for sharing this with us.

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mahen3d
Jul 29, 2017 12:28 am
miscbunch
miscbunch
28 July

Lead-in dilemma

Lead-in dilemma
VIC

Hi all I have recently moved into our newly build house, but I am having issues getting phone cable lead-in to take place at the property. I applied for internet…

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miscbunch
Jul 28, 2017 4:42 pm

Keys 19/10/15. Moved in 10/11/15. Landscaping + a deck ideas

Keys 19/10/15. Moved in 10/11/15. Landscaping + a deck ideas
WA
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Hi hun!! Sorry its been so long since I've logged on. Been so busy around the house and with work. We just put in a pool so was going to come on and update with pics…

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Our Honeywood Build
Jul 28, 2017 10:08 am
Our Honeywood Build

Interior designers recommended

Interior designers recommended
NSW

Thanks mate.... if you don't mind me asking. Does he charge an hourly rate or is it for the entire project. Guess he is quiet busy

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deepugjacob
Jul 28, 2017 8:15 am
Rubble13
Rubble13
27 July

Cut and Fill Sand Pad

Cut and Fill Sand Pad

Hi Everyone, Im a newbie here. But thought this would be the best arena to get the sort of advice i need. We are building our "forever home"on a 506 Sqm sloping…

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Rubble13
Jul 28, 2017 12:34 am
Lukbon h
Lukbon h
27 July

Summit homes Perth

Summit homes Perth
WA

Hi Spiffmiff, We are building a custom built house in the Hills, its loosely based on the Lancelin design. Victor has been really good so far, few minor things that we…

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Lukbon h
Jul 27, 2017 4:29 pm
sstan
sstan
27 July

Anyone building at Kimberly estate (Chi avenue) Keysborough

Anyone building at Kimberly estate (Chi avenue) Keysborough
VIC
1, 2

Thanks Yanni. We are building with Henley. I really can't comment on the site cost until our tender appointment they will tell us if any reinforcement required and how…

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sstan
Jul 27, 2017 9:36 am
gummz
gummz
27 July

How in scale were your initial set of drawings

How in scale were your initial set of drawings

Hi engineer_wa, We found that it was just a poor job and a revision of all measurements fixed it.

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gummz
Jul 27, 2017 7:26 am

Working Drawings Complete about to go to Engineering

Working Drawings Complete about to go to Engineering
VIC

I agree, a BIM model is extremely helpful - ideally the model could also include electrical and systems

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engineer_wa
Jul 27, 2017 6:44 am
engineer_wa
aden
aden
26 July

lyndhurst mcdonald jones homes

lyndhurst mcdonald jones homes
NSW

hi has anyone built a modified mcdonald jones homes lyndhurst we are looking at having a 6 to 7 bedroom lyndhurst grnade. thanks any images plans etc would be great thanks

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aden
Jul 26, 2017 5:16 pm
CKY
CKY
26 July

Metricon Liberty 45 Carlingford

Metricon Liberty 45 Carlingford
NSW

Hi Myeap We are going to KDR Glendale 38 on pymble and just last month acceptrd contract (freedom series do not have tender stage).

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CKY
Jul 26, 2017 4:34 pm
CKY
Moose256
Moose256
26 July

Big M / Metr!con Homes: - Studio M & Upgrade Prices!

Big M / Metr!con Homes: - Studio M & Upgrade Prices!
VIC
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Hey all New to the forum. Has anyone built a Grandview 31 or above in the plantation facade that could send pictures of what the finished product looks like. And is…

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Moose256
Jul 26, 2017 2:54 pm
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elleimac
Jul 26, 2017 9:33 am
elleimac

Street view

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Kagan1042
Jul 26, 2017 7:40 am
tngo
tngo
25 July

Can we fit a security screen door behind the entry door

Can we fit a security screen door behind the entry door

Thanks Nawsome, looks great, I wish I could find such place in Brisbane. Dealing with this remotely is probably a pain.

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tngo
Jul 25, 2017 11:19 pm
lovisa
lovisa
25 July

Requirements for land pre construction

Requirements for land pre construction

Hi was wondering what is seenas the requirements for maintaining the land pre costuction for construction? What do we need to do? And what is seen as maintained? If we…

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lovisa
Jul 25, 2017 10:02 pm

House and Land Package suggestions for Melbourne

House and Land Package suggestions for Melbourne
VIC

Friction Sorry, I am not familiar with metricon..but I would say they are no different to other builders .I would recommend approaching at least 3 project builders with…

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StructuralBIMGuy
Jul 25, 2017 9:15 pm
StructuralBIMGuy
Dixy12345
Dixy12345
25 July

Help

Help

Hi, I needed some advice. Our builder has just sent in for council approval 2weeks ago and is requesting a letter from the bank -authority of commencement letter. However,…

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Dixy12345
Jul 25, 2017 8:29 pm
RachM
RachM
25 July

Driveway Placement

Driveway Placement
QLD

Thanks - that makes sense I was hoping that was the case. It just spooked me a little! Now we have finally started construction it all seems a little out of our hands!

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RachM
Jul 25, 2017 8:07 pm
RachM
MAGGI
MAGGI
25 July

Experience with Lifestyle Designer Homes or others?

Experience with Lifestyle Designer Homes or others?
NSW

Lifestyle Designer Homes built my home and it's still an amazing beautiful home today if i say so myself. the original owners of the business were wonderful to deal with…

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MAGGI
Jul 25, 2017 6:59 pm

Our Fairmont 34 by Clarendon in Brisbane

Our Fairmont 34 by Clarendon in Brisbane
QLD
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Hey Bowie Loveeeee your house! Ill be copying so many of your ideas for our build!!! Would you PLEASE show me a pic of your installed timber cladding for your portico? We…

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Dylandbrooke
Jul 25, 2017 5:36 pm
Dylandbrooke
ravsingh21
ravsingh21
25 July

Firstyle Hellcat Road Sub division

Firstyle Hellcat Road Sub division
NSW

Hey mate, My wife and I are building with FS in Edmondson Park as well. There are a few things that FS don't supply, as you've mentioned landscaping is one, screen doors,…

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ravsingh21
Jul 25, 2017 4:32 pm

Building a new home in Springfield Rise

Building a new home in Springfield Rise
QLD

I had to pay extra for piering then and there with CMA. It was a lot and unexpected, so I was very shocked. Make sure you have enough money saved just in case! My land was…

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maddielouxx
Jul 25, 2017 2:36 pm
Bri1234
Bri1234
25 July

What comes first, the demo or the finance?

What comes first, the demo or the finance?

Ok so I heard from the builder - without the house being demolished they can't do the second soil and survey, engineering and without those they can't get a building…

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Bri1234
Jul 25, 2017 2:20 pm
Bri1234
niro700
niro700
25 July

Community Title - North Kellyville - HELP!

Community Title - North Kellyville - HELP!
NSW

hi All, Quick querry about finances My mortgage broker said as these lands are community titled property all financial institution strictly stick to a 80% LVR Is tthat…

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niro700
Jul 25, 2017 12:33 pm
pw1923
pw1923
25 July

Double Garage door Max width?

Double Garage door Max width?
NSW

We are having a 6m wide B & D garage door installed in our 7m wide double garage. You can go wider still but it will cost more as you will step up into the "industrial"…

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pw1923
Jul 25, 2017 12:15 pm
pw1923
TSC
TSC
25 July

Subdivision Townhouse development - Good Money to be Made?

Subdivision Townhouse development - Good Money to be Made?
VIC
1, 2

Hi, I'm new to the forum. Just noticed your thread. Wondering how is it going with your development? Have you made good money already?

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TSC
Jul 25, 2017 11:56 am
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newbuild22
Jul 25, 2017 11:15 am
Ab8884
Ab8884
25 July

HAS ANYONE USED LAMINEX MOOSE SILK FINISH IN THEIR KITCHEN?

HAS ANYONE USED LAMINEX MOOSE SILK FINISH IN THEIR KITCHEN?
NSW

We have chosen Moose silk for our kitchen cupboards. house is currently being built so no photos yet

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Ab8884
Jul 25, 2017 10:49 am
sajidmib
sajidmib
24 July

WaterSun Homes. all I need to know

WaterSun Homes. all I need to know
VIC

I also had warwick with Watersun its waiting at fixing stage, looking for other builders to complete

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sajidmib
Jul 25, 2017 12:23 am
sajidmib
sajidmib
sajidmib
24 July

Our Forever Home at Cloverlea - we're in - some pics

Our Forever Home at Cloverlea - we're in - some pics
VIC
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I m living your story now tash, moved closer to the house build area, am still struggling to get builders DH were sloppy in getting me quotes and keep telling that they…

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sajidmib
Jul 25, 2017 12:19 am
sajidmib
Silver75
Silver75
24 July

Henley Electra 2016/2017 build

Henley Electra 2016/2017 build
VIC
1 ... 4, 5, 6

Hi Cameron2608, How did you go with your list of faults and fixes, have they all been addressed?

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Silver75
Jul 24, 2017 11:03 pm
Silver75
Joker
Joker
24 July

New build - ceiling looks puffy and warped. What is it?

New build - ceiling looks puffy and warped. What is it?

Puffiness would indicate water damage, which can travel along and drop anywhere, I would be cautious with builders own check, often trying to hide from having to repair,…

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Joker
Jul 24, 2017 9:32 pm
Waigo
Waigo
24 July

Cemintel Designer Series

Cemintel Designer Series

Has anyone had any experience using this product with the woodgrain finish for external cladding? Just deciding whether to use this product on our new build but pricing…

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Waigo
Jul 24, 2017 9:12 pm
Waigo
mrbiggens
mrbiggens
24 July

Insulation

Insulation
NSW

most project home builders will offer you a 3 room deal with Bradford soundscreen batts if you ask them. Generally not that expensive, and will go a little way to muffling…

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mrbiggens
Jul 24, 2017 9:03 pm
Joker
Joker
24 July

Does builder has the responsibility to provide me tradesman?

Does builder has the responsibility to provide me tradesman?
VIC

Trades often don't take too much care for other trades work, I've seen Plasterer stand on granite, instead of moving a ladder, and crack the granite, and of course, nobody…

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Joker
Jul 24, 2017 8:42 pm
Joker
Joker
24 July

Patch up or render the whole pillar

Patch up or render the whole pillar
VIC

If you patch it skillfully, I would then paint over whole pier, will last year's longer and you can paint it yourself.

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Joker
Jul 24, 2017 7:09 pm

We're building the Kew 28 by Porter Davis which I believe is essentially the same design. Our design is almost exactly the same as the one on the Eden Brae Kew 29 front…

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Hurrow
Jul 24, 2017 10:05 am
icat2000
icat2000
23 July

Langdon builders ballarat

Langdon builders ballarat
VIC

Hi there I'm in Ballarat building first home but not with Langdon. I did look at them but went with another small Ballarat builder. I haven't heard anything negative…

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icat2000
Jul 23, 2017 5:05 pm
icat2000
Sanvic
Sanvic
23 July

Building House for the first time in SE Melbourne

Building House for the first time in SE Melbourne
VIC

G'day All First timer on this forum, I have been through lot of threads and it is has been invaluable to say the least. Since we have been looking at various builders and…

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Sanvic
Jul 23, 2017 1:04 pm
Lyndal2004
Lyndal2004
23 July

Alfresco areas

Alfresco areas

Yeah we are just going to go with the builder , bit easier as well

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Lyndal2004
Jul 23, 2017 8:53 am
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bvillemot
Jul 23, 2017 12:26 am
Oninon
Oninon
22 July

Tile combination

Tile combination
VIC

Thanks everyone for inputs

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Oninon
Jul 22, 2017 10:57 pm
sajidmib
sajidmib
22 July

certificate of occupancy victoria

certificate of occupancy victoria
VIC

if the trade certificates are withheld due to bankruptcy of the builder, how to you get out of that or what is the best way, I dont have money to pay for what the builder…

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sajidmib
Jul 22, 2017 9:52 pm
sajidmib

Just wondering if anyone has a house plan they could share, for a 'fan' shaped block. Our front boundary only leaves us with approx 12m for the width of the front of the…

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Rosiebf
Jul 21, 2017 2:25 pm

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