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aloenyx
aloenyx
26 September 2017

Colour Selection where to start

Colour Selection where to start
NSW

I started with flooring. I knew my tiles were going to have a big impact on my overall look..

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aloenyx
Sep 26, 2017 10:16 pm
aloenyx
asheeshjoshi
asheeshjoshi
26 September 2017

What are the site costs and council charges in Wantirna Rise

What are the site costs and council charges in Wantirna Rise
VIC

I have recently bought a 430m2 land in Wantirna Rise. Currently I am shopping around for builders. I was wondering if there are any members on this forum who have bought…

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asheeshjoshi
Sep 26, 2017 7:50 pm
JB1
JB1
26 September 2017

Cost of Documentation - Advice Please

Cost of Documentation - Advice Please
NSW

I think it's a reasonable price. Most architects charge for Sketch Design – Floor Plans and Elevations and submission to councils. Then you have working drawings,…

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JB1
Sep 26, 2017 5:36 pm
Ben+Lindsay
Ben+Lindsay
26 September 2017

Building a Noosa 26 with Coral Homes

Building a Noosa 26 with Coral Homes
NSW
1 ... 32, 33, 34

They are called ‘shark nose’ finger pull profile. They cost $798 for all underbench cupboard doors and drawers. They are only available on polyurethane doors - which…

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Ben+Lindsay
Sep 26, 2017 10:02 am
Ben+Lindsay
premiumglass
premiumglass
25 September 2017

Glass pool fencing perth

Glass pool fencing perth
WA

HI mate, I'm proud to introduce Premium glass pool fencing, a new company in glass pool fencing and glass balustrade. We have more than 15 years of experience in glass…

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premiumglass
Sep 26, 2017 12:23 am
premiumglass
JayaJaya
JayaJaya
25 September 2017

Brick, colorbond, window frame help

Brick, colorbond, window frame help

Have you thought of pairing Jasper roof with Dune fascias, gutters and window frames, and having the terrain as a statement on the garage? Dune would probably go better…

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JayaJaya
Sep 25, 2017 9:11 pm
JayaJaya
k.goldington
k.goldington
25 September 2017

Williams Designer Homes build, West Wallsend NSW - Moved In

Williams Designer Homes build, West Wallsend NSW - Moved In
NSW
1 ... 31, 32, 33

I have been searching for an ottoman since we moved in, couldn't find one quite right. This one is pretty close to the colour of our lounge but I thought it was going to…

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k.goldington
Sep 25, 2017 10:20 am
k.goldington
Rockgod70
Rockgod70
25 September 2017

KDR Solar System - Sell or keep

KDR Solar System - Sell or keep

Hello, We are in the process of clearing out the house ready for demo. One of the things I've been trying to find is whether it is worth keeping the existing Solar…

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Rockgod70
Sep 25, 2017 8:55 am
Rockgod70
Poseidon
Poseidon
25 September 2017

Soakwells Perth

Soakwells Perth
WA

if you are looking for quality soakwells in WA i really do reccomend theses guys:

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Poseidon
Sep 25, 2017 5:46 am
bripri
bripri
24 September 2017

Choosing builder - New Edge homes

Choosing builder - New Edge homes
NSW

Hi All, Anyone s built house before with New Edge homes (New edge homes are a part of Masterton Group)? How are they as a builder?

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bripri
Sep 24, 2017 11:28 pm
DanTheUpholsterer
DanTheUpholsterer
24 September 2017

KDR with Fairmont Homes

KDR with Fairmont Homes
SA
1, 2, 3, 4

Very nice What colour have you used on the walls ? Did you make your entry way narrower ? Our design we have 2 full size doors... is that front door a double wide door…

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DanTheUpholsterer
Sep 24, 2017 10:52 pm
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9528
24 September 2017

Cost to repair crossover

Cost to repair crossover
VIC

Hi Ezza, we're in the same boat. If you're going to have driveway done by some third party, rather than your builder, do it together with the driveway.

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9528
Sep 24, 2017 7:19 pm
Hailsm
Hailsm
24 September 2017

Brick Laying

Brick Laying

Ah ok makes sense. I just had a look at your blog, you house looks lovely, can't wait until we are up to that stage

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Hailsm
Sep 24, 2017 3:31 pm
Hailsm
MayaK
MayaK
24 September 2017

Regent Homes Adelaide

Regent Homes Adelaide
SA

We recently built with them completed in end July 2016 (Henley Beach South) and have been living in the new house just a little over a year now. Our house is currently…

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MayaK
Sep 24, 2017 2:53 pm
Anathyst
Anathyst
24 September 2017

Newbie

Newbie
VIC

Hi all, we recently purchased our H&L package in the Elements estate in Truganina. Was wondering, is it a requirement to choose the colors as per the theme provided for…

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Anathyst
Sep 24, 2017 2:31 pm
Lets_Do_This
Lets_Do_This
23 September 2017

Carlisle homes- near completion

Carlisle homes- near completion
VIC

Hey Hutchie, It has been some time since you posted this. Hopefully all issues by now have been resolved. We are also thinking to go with CH. How do you rate there…

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Lets_Do_This
Sep 23, 2017 11:37 pm
ange80c
ange80c
23 September 2017

Monte Carlo Exec with Rear Activities KDR Fairfield NSW

Monte Carlo Exec with Rear Activities KDR Fairfield NSW
NSW

Update: Our D.A has been submitted to council. Now the wait begins...

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ange80c
Sep 23, 2017 8:20 am
WifeofHunza
WifeofHunza
23 September 2017

Housing the Tribe, Gold Coast

Housing the Tribe, Gold Coast
QLD
1 ... 200, 201, 202

jumping across to follow..... yippppeeee

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WifeofHunza
Sep 23, 2017 7:54 am
WifeofHunza
PVBuild
PVBuild
22 September 2017

Home plan needed...

Home plan needed...

Ours has about 1.8m, and is a standard split level. We'd have rather built on bearer and joists; but was going to work out too expensive. I don't actually mind our site…

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PVBuild
Sep 22, 2017 11:15 pm
MandM+4
MandM+4
22 September 2017

Glendale 41 in Sydney - Marsden Park

Glendale 41 in Sydney - Marsden Park
NSW

I'm not sure about sharing photos as they aren't mine to share, sorry. They are happy with their build though, just a few minor defects and was built on time. They're in…

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MandM+4
Sep 22, 2017 8:51 pm
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rdd
Sep 22, 2017 5:34 pm
DamNita
DamNita
22 September 2017

Let's do it all again

Let's do it all again
NSW
1, 2, 3, 4

Loving your build and can't wait for more photos!

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DamNita
Sep 22, 2017 3:50 pm
DamNita
Afrooz
Afrooz
22 September 2017

Porter Davis : Bermuda 23

Porter Davis : Bermuda 23
VIC
1, 2, 3

Have you settled down in the new house? Is everything fine with it? Can you take some pics of the final product? I really wonder if they do the job the same they have…

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Afrooz
Sep 22, 2017 11:38 am
Waldorf_Grange_Build
Waldorf_Grange_Build
22 September 2017

Inspections

Inspections
VIC

You are further along in your build but we’ve used Darbecca for each stage of our build so far and sometimes the defects are rectified within days and other times it…

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Waldorf_Grange_Build
Sep 22, 2017 3:55 am
Waldorf_Grange_Build
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ruraldoc
Sep 22, 2017 1:19 am
ruraldoc
Seren1ty
Seren1ty
21 September 2017

Hall & Hart - Madison (Contemporary) at Willowdale

Hall & Hart - Madison (Contemporary) at Willowdale
NSW

Congratulations on your choice. We've now completed the pre-construction phase with Hall & Hart, and are just about to start on the build. We were very pleased with the…

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Seren1ty
Sep 21, 2017 9:33 pm
Joelleg6
Joelleg6
21 September 2017

custom adenbrook home north coast NSW moving in

custom adenbrook home north coast NSW moving in
NSW
1 ... 55, 56, 57

How's your experience been with Apollo Blinds? I'm considering purchasing Red Cedar plantation shutters from them.

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Joelleg6
Sep 21, 2017 9:24 pm
Joelleg6
inexp_user
inexp_user
21 September 2017

Do you have a choice of what payment schedule to use?

Do you have a choice of what payment schedule to use?
VIC

Thank you for the replies, they have agreed to add a pcv with HIA schedule.

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inexp_user
Sep 21, 2017 4:19 pm
inexp_user
NehaM
NehaM
21 September 2017

Turnkey Builders Melbourne - Werribee

Turnkey Builders Melbourne - Werribee
VIC

Hi Drekko, Can you please give me some feedback on Bulekey Properties? Their price so far has come out too good to be true but we are very sceptical as we cannot find any…

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NehaM
Sep 21, 2017 2:26 pm

Getting some quote for our post handover work. First of all is a decorative security front door. This is a new way of adding decor and security at the same time for our…

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tngo
Sep 21, 2017 1:26 pm
icat2000
icat2000
20 September 2017

Springfield Rise - Which house? Single or Double Storey?

Springfield Rise - Which house? Single or Double Storey?
QLD

We don't have Coral Homes down in Victoria. So I didn't have them to consider. However, reading some of the threads of people who have built with them over the past 12…

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icat2000
Sep 20, 2017 8:31 pm
icat2000
Tamara1975
Tamara1975
20 September 2017

Our Acre build -Hallmark

Our Acre build -Hallmark
QLD
1 ... 6, 7, 8

OMG that is so bad! I will be happy with adsl for the time being. I just want something lol. We got a message from telstra today to say they have activated our email…

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Tamara1975
Sep 20, 2017 8:06 pm
donna79
donna79
20 September 2017

Plantation Homes - Emporer Q1

Plantation Homes - Emporer Q1
QLD

Hi Does anyone know why Plantation aren't offering the Emporer design anymore? We're building on the Sunshine Coast - It'd be nice if plantation could bring that one…

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donna79
Sep 20, 2017 10:01 am
Ashleigh
Ashleigh
19 September 2017

Building with MainVue at Woodlea - Amalfi 632

Building with MainVue at Woodlea - Amalfi 632
VIC
1, 2

Hi there! So glad I stumbled on your thread :) My partner and are will be building in Woodlea also, although our land title isn't until Jan 19! We are also looking at doing…

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Ashleigh
Sep 19, 2017 3:38 pm
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Rayges
Sep 18, 2017 11:28 pm
Rayges
RDhar_2016
RDhar_2016
18 September 2017

Building with Mimosa Homes in Melbourne West - Johanna 240

Building with Mimosa Homes in Melbourne West - Johanna 240
VIC
1, 2, 3

Congrats JMasood, your house looks beautiful. Any more photographs?

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RDhar_2016
Sep 18, 2017 10:44 pm
arcadelt
arcadelt
18 September 2017

Floor waste in bathroom and laundry

Floor waste in bathroom and laundry
VIC

Custom build, Monaro, NSW. No help to you I'm afraid, as our build allows ultimate flexibility.

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arcadelt
Sep 18, 2017 8:34 pm

Me in front of my lot. Can see the park across the road.

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andyboiii
Sep 18, 2017 7:53 pm
andyboiii
Nawsome
Nawsome
18 September 2017

CREMA brick selection

CREMA brick selection

have you gone to a brick display centre? are you having roof tiles or colorbond? z when we had selections, they have a lot of the brick on display (this is adelaide) and…

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Nawsome
Sep 18, 2017 3:59 pm
Nawsome
Sparkles_
Sparkles_
18 September 2017

Snowdon Homes Review- Melbourne

Snowdon Homes Review- Melbourne
VIC

Did you end up building with Snowdon Homes?

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Sparkles_
Sep 18, 2017 9:23 am
Sparkles_
L4 a home
L4 a home
18 September 2017

Need help

Need help
NSW

Following, I would also like to find out about Elderton as we are currently deciding between them and Simonds

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L4 a home
Sep 18, 2017 8:45 am
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adnanmir
Sep 17, 2017 9:06 pm
Joelleg6
Joelleg6
17 September 2017

What do you wish you had done before moving in?

What do you wish you had done before moving in?
VIC

Thanks. That's great to know. I reckon I wouldn't even have thought about the bins.

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Joelleg6
Sep 17, 2017 7:48 pm
Joelleg6
Brightsea
Brightsea
17 September 2017

McDonald Jones

McDonald Jones
NSW

Hi Guys, I'm just about to enter a build with MJH and put the deposit down for the Miami 16 Executive house with some minor modifications. The…

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Brightsea
Sep 17, 2017 7:42 pm
Rico--
Rico--
17 September 2017

Beechwood Adelaide - any information much appreciated

Beechwood Adelaide - any information much appreciated
SA

Did you find any more useful information on Beechwood, and who did you end up selecting for your build?

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Rico--
Sep 17, 2017 11:20 am


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