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NicMac03
NicMac03
2 March

First Family Home.

First Family Home.
NSW
1 ... 34, 35, 36

Where are you Dee?? Your place is looking fab with no fence. Hope all is going ok :)

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NicMac03
Mar 02, 2017 5:36 pm

Upgrade Costs - What did you change and what did it cost.

Upgrade Costs - What did you change and what did it cost.
NSW
1, 2

Most of us face difficulties in handling AC units in apartments. I was facing the same problem few months back. While finding the solution on internet, I found this blog…

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DanielSmith1
Mar 02, 2017 3:56 pm
faykis
faykis
2 March

Soil type and Salinity in schofields area

Soil type and Salinity in schofields area
NSW

Anyone building in Schofields area? Specially noth of Schofields road near boundary toad, westminster road or Schofields farm road? What was the salinity and soil type?

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faykis
Mar 02, 2017 10:15 am
faykis
Amymay
Amymay
1 March

Fairmont Home builders - South Australia

Fairmont Home builders - South Australia
SA
1 ... 20, 21, 22

Hello im a new builder looking at signing a contract with fairmont homes. Can anyone give me some tips on what to make sure is definitely included in my contract quote…

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Amymay
Mar 01, 2017 8:36 pm
jess_123
jess_123
1 March

Building with Wisdom Homes - Kitchen and Tile Appointments

Building with Wisdom Homes - Kitchen and Tile Appointments
NSW

Hi firebolt, We are building a Washington 26. Would love to hear more about how your build is going? We are just waiting for our tender currently Thanks!

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jess_123
Mar 01, 2017 8:24 pm
Spotme
Spotme
1 March

Experience with metricon

Experience with metricon
VIC

You can have a look on product review and you also have the option to read reviews in your state/region only. Experience varies so much as it is dependent on so many…

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Spotme
Mar 01, 2017 6:17 pm
Jacinta.C
Jacinta.C
1 March

Soil Report Discrepancy

Soil Report Discrepancy
VIC

I spent alot of time using instagram to look through other Boutique builds. Try #ourboutiquehome and #boutiquehomesvictoria. We never did a walk through of the showroom…

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Jacinta.C
Mar 01, 2017 1:26 pm
Jacinta.C
mudmap
mudmap
1 March

Watersun homes

Watersun homes
VIC

This is not news to me. We've been trying to dealing with Watersun since our house was handed over incomplete a year ago and they stopped returning calls 6 months ago.…

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mudmap
Mar 01, 2017 12:59 pm

Prices will vary depending on your land, soil type will determine what type of slab, traffic control, piers, rock excavation if required, provisionals were…

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Mink
Feb 28, 2017 9:55 pm
johnsonren
johnsonren
28 February

Mansard Roof

Mansard Roof

I am building with custom builder. The original design had hip roof but I wanted to change it to mansard roof. I have been asked for a ~40k variance. Is this reasonable?

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johnsonren
Feb 28, 2017 9:33 pm
jpmontoya
jpmontoya
28 February

Building Equis Lake The Vines Easy Start/Summit Homes

Building Equis Lake The Vines Easy Start/Summit Homes
WA

welcome to h1 that looks like a great layout. We built with summit group and all i can say is that they are awesome! Your SS is going to be colin who is brilliant so…

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jpmontoya
Feb 28, 2017 7:18 pm
jpmontoya
martin912
martin912
28 February

Building with Rendition in Lockleys

Building with Rendition in Lockleys
SA

Hi Is it single story or double story? In the contract it had the maximum amount of time allowed and ours was 34 weeks and they were just inside that. We had Xmas in…

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martin912
Feb 28, 2017 3:53 pm
luna_s34
luna_s34
28 February

Custom builders central coast nsw

Custom builders central coast nsw
NSW

Hi Everyone. I believe my builder can build in Central Coast and surround. I have almost nearing the end of my house build, and I can say that I am pretty happy with what…

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luna_s34
Feb 28, 2017 3:28 pm
Micdeez
Micdeez
28 February

Who's building the Rawson Huntley 30?

Who's building the Rawson Huntley 30?
NSW

Thanks alisonandrew, we have the same idea. Study at front but make it smaller for the bigger theatre room. We are getting a quote to extend the back family and…

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Micdeez
Feb 28, 2017 2:09 pm
sandra 2016
sandra 2016
28 February

Landscaper for a new house in The Ponds, North West Sydney

Landscaper for a new house in The Ponds, North West Sydney
NSW

Text me your number and i can send u my concretor and brickies number if your in sydney

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sandra 2016
Feb 28, 2017 2:01 pm
Bobthebuilding
Bobthebuilding
28 February

Building with Rendition Homes

Building with Rendition Homes
SA
1 ... 9, 10, 11

Hi Everyone, we are currently building with Rendition and it is very hard to get time frames out of them. Our brickwork was just completed so I am wondering how much…

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Bobthebuilding
Feb 28, 2017 12:45 pm
Sparkie
Sparkie
28 February

Elderton Homes

Elderton Homes
NSW

They charged me $ 1000.00 to provide the tender. No survey done . No soil test done. Very unprofessional tender with lots of hidden notes. Paid same Money to Rawson…

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Sparkie
Feb 28, 2017 11:42 am
Forg
Forg
28 February

Home building / construction timeframe in Sydney

Home building / construction timeframe in Sydney
NSW

We started a tender with Rawson, it took about 9 months for them to get to the stage where they decided we wanted too many modifications over a standard design and they…

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Forg
Feb 28, 2017 7:08 am
AvaG
AvaG
28 February

which builders have quickest construction time in Sydney?

which builders have quickest construction time in Sydney?
NSW

Many builders still have contracts with standard construction times of 9/10 months but many seem to take longer to actually build, judging by the homes going up around us.…

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AvaG
Feb 28, 2017 1:46 am
MAD38
MAD38
27 February

Clarendon Madison 38

Clarendon Madison 38

Building Clarendon Madison 38. Colour Studio in a few weeks. Any tips? Anyone else building same?

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MAD38
Feb 27, 2017 9:51 pm

Cornice Upgrade

Cornice Upgrade
NSW

Another thought, ask for square set, if that doesn't cost that much more, and replace it with triple later. ?

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Searching4 knowledge
Feb 27, 2017 9:12 pm
Searching4 knowledge
sjjb
sjjb
27 February

Kew 29 with Eden Brae in Oran Park

Kew 29 with Eden Brae in Oran Park
NSW

Hi fellow builders, We are at the very early stage of building, having just purchased the land and deciding on the Kew 29 with Eden Brae. Is there anyone out there…

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sjjb
Feb 27, 2017 1:02 pm
sjjb
nennles
nennles
27 February

Inclusions and upgrades tips/ info

Inclusions and upgrades tips/ info
NSW

Just take that picture to your builder and ask them to quote on that style. I'd say they are custom sized though so probably won't be cheap.

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nennles
Feb 27, 2017 9:36 am
Emmz70
Emmz70
26 February

Black/black Japan stain

Black/black Japan stain
NSW

That is a nice colour carpet

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Emmz70
Feb 26, 2017 8:49 pm
pauldab
pauldab
26 February

Time to erect new house frame?

Time to erect new house frame?
NSW

Our build was 4 days (with bad rain) for my 25sq single storey from start of frame to roof trusses being installed.

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pauldab
Feb 26, 2017 5:00 pm
kahyland
kahyland
26 February

Henley Vogue Q1

Henley Vogue Q1
VIC
1, 2

Hi Kahyland, Would you mind to PM me the upgrades and costs you've made? It would give us an idea what upgrades we can afford to fit into our $300k budget.…

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kahyland
Feb 26, 2017 11:11 am
kahyland
Harpies
Harpies
26 February

Help! Builder wants to change from raft to waffle slab after

Help! Builder wants to change from raft to waffle slab after

I've got no opinion on your circumstance Ari, but when I was organising my build (on a M class site), the builder, slab engineer and building surveyor all said that they…

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Harpies
Feb 26, 2017 8:41 am
bashworth
bashworth
25 February

PCI inspection Perth

PCI inspection Perth
WA

Its your house that you have paid a lot for so you are in your rights to inspect whatever you want. I can't help you with recommendations of Perth Inspectors but there is…

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bashworth
Feb 25, 2017 6:03 pm
bashworth

So Debbie from BCC drew us a couple of what she calls sketches - noting that she is not a draftsperson (not bad considering!). This first one is based on my hack job…

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gkc
Feb 25, 2017 12:19 pm
Mec06
Mec06
25 February

Aqua Enamel Paint - worth the upgrade?

Aqua Enamel Paint - worth the upgrade?
QLD

We chose it as they told us that it will help/stop the white from going yellow, but I also don't want it to chip easier. We did ask in our appointment and this was the…

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Mec06
Feb 25, 2017 7:44 am
Mec06
Berek
Berek
24 February

Planning Permit Ammedment

Planning Permit Ammedment

As above. A planning permit is to build on the site and building permit is the actual house itself. I presume you mean building permit? You need to submit an amendment…

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Berek
Feb 24, 2017 8:58 pm
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Kristina92
Feb 24, 2017 5:55 pm
Kristina92
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ja-mez
Feb 24, 2017 3:49 pm

Hi lovely members, we are looking into the lot that faces north-east at its frontage and south west at the rear. The DA subdivision proposal map shows vehicular crossing/…

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faykis
Feb 24, 2017 1:49 pm
faykis
jesss_g
jesss_g
24 February

Home Group Wa- Building our First home

Home Group Wa- Building our First home
WA
1, 2, 3, 4

Good luck for today Paishe!! Let us know how it all goes :D x

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jesss_g
Feb 24, 2017 12:04 pm
jesss_g
STAINLESS
STAINLESS
24 February

Carlisle Matisse 33

Carlisle Matisse 33
VIC

Hi ronthevisio. I am building the Matisse 33. We are at pci stage now :)

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STAINLESS
Feb 24, 2017 8:25 am
STAINLESS
Bapontar
Bapontar
24 February

Carlisle Canterbury 39

Carlisle Canterbury 39
VIC
1, 2

So, how was your progress? Post some more photos please

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Bapontar
Feb 24, 2017 12:57 am
Bapontar
arcadelt
arcadelt
23 February

Solar Power Energy

Solar Power Energy
NSW

Thanks for the read - we live in South Australia if that helps ? When we first started our journey into going off Grid, we had found out that an electricity connection to…

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arcadelt
Feb 23, 2017 4:48 pm
bojaxvogue
bojaxvogue
23 February

Our Coral Noosa 29 Build

Our Coral Noosa 29 Build
QLD
1 ... 5, 6, 7

Yep we swapped them around!

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bojaxvogue
Feb 23, 2017 3:35 pm
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rdd
Feb 23, 2017 2:40 pm
arodc
arodc
23 February

Security Doors - with or without mid-rails???

Security Doors - with or without mid-rails???
QLD

I'm looking at security doors for my new build (e.g. Crimsafe etc.), some suppliers are quoting with mid-rails, others are quoting without mid-rails. What are the…

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arodc
Feb 23, 2017 9:19 am
zee1308
zee1308
23 February

Anyone bought lot in Tulliallan Estate?

Anyone bought lot in Tulliallan Estate?
VIC
1, 2, 3, 4

Found my settlement date for stage 17 lot which is 6th March..

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zee1308
Feb 23, 2017 7:58 am
JS13
JS13
23 February

DJ Roberts

DJ Roberts
QLD
1, 2

We are looking at building with DJ, is anyone currently building with them?

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JS13
Feb 23, 2017 6:52 am
Noodl321
Noodl321
22 February

Render Fascade - Help

Render Fascade - Help
QLD

here some options im looking at... thoughts? ideas? and submit your own photos with colour names pls :)

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Noodl321
Feb 22, 2017 9:02 pm
Berek
Berek
22 February

House and land for $220,000

House and land for $220,000
QLD

Not for your current build? Plenty of rural areas you can pick up land that cheap.

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Berek
Feb 22, 2017 8:10 pm
charlibear
charlibear
22 February

Building with Sekisui at Ecco Ripley

Building with Sekisui at Ecco Ripley
QLD

Sorry to hear I hope you find something in your range!! GJ Gardner Modified Coolum 277 viewtopic.php?t=83643

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charlibear
Feb 22, 2017 4:51 pm
charlibear
kdoe9190
kdoe9190
22 February

Ocean View Pad

Ocean View Pad
WA

Hi! I saw in an earlier thread you were doing Thundercloud on your exterior? Do you have any photos please? :)

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kdoe9190
Feb 22, 2017 12:19 pm
Bhoot
Bhoot
22 February

Avena Willowdale townhome

Avena Willowdale townhome
NSW

Well near new 2bed apartments in Liverpool are going for 520k+..so considering that you did well....

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Bhoot
Feb 22, 2017 12:16 pm
Bhoot
Bhoot
Bhoot
22 February

EXTERNAL BRICKS

EXTERNAL BRICKS
NSW

Mate send an email to Austral brickyard with the list of brick you like and request them to send you home addresses...

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Bhoot
Feb 22, 2017 12:01 pm
Bhoot


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