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Anyone building edenbrae bristol 33

Anyone building edenbrae bristol 33
NSW

It might have to do with roof lines we had a lot of problems with the roof when extending our house

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Needamoneytree
Apr 18, 2017 9:58 am
Needamoneytree
marcoola
marcoola
18 April

Building permit required to provide water meter/tap to vacan

Building permit required to provide water meter/tap to vacan
VIC

Not normally. Call Vic Water and see where its at ( or whoever your local water authority is ) If its a new estate its normally fitted at around the time the lot…

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marcoola
Apr 18, 2017 8:30 am
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cat_dunc
Apr 17, 2017 11:49 pm
cat_dunc

So I didn't update this but back in February I got a very aggressive letter from the owners of the block of land behind us saying we built out retaining wall on their…

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shellby
Apr 17, 2017 9:22 pm
shellby
Berek
Berek
17 April

Is this normal?

Is this normal?
WA

Someone wasn't using their grey material. Ours is underneath the cover out of sight.

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Berek
Apr 17, 2017 8:06 pm
Ishugarg
Ishugarg
17 April

Signature on Edmund - Riverstone

Signature on Edmund - Riverstone
NSW

This project has been delayed by 2 - 4 months now, before starting. That is too much bad and harrasing.. Do you people have idea about it?

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Ishugarg
Apr 17, 2017 6:44 pm
algernon
algernon
17 April

Existing site plan - where do u get one?

Existing site plan - where do u get one?
VIC

Council records can be incomplete or out-of-date. Most of the time you'll need to have a site survey that's fairly recent (e.g. within the last 12 months), although…

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algernon
Apr 17, 2017 10:23 am
cat_dunc
cat_dunc
17 April

Ben Trager - Secret Harbour - Could it get any worse?

Ben Trager - Secret Harbour - Could it get any worse?
WA
1 ... 51, 52, 53

I hope everything has improved with the house after the horrible time you've had with it. Good news is the pool looks incredible?? How have you gone with finishing…

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cat_dunc
Apr 17, 2017 9:29 am
cat_dunc
cat_dunc
cat_dunc
17 April

Our semi acreage 'Forever House' Build - Pool Under Construc

Our semi acreage 'Forever House' Build - Pool Under Construc
QLD
1 ... 65, 66, 67

Hey Mr Bee, how's your pool construction going now? I'd love to see more pictures. :)

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cat_dunc
Apr 17, 2017 8:35 am
cat_dunc
GCDC
GCDC
16 April

Getting competing house design plans and quotes

Getting competing house design plans and quotes
QLD

Rocks just on the surface pretty much https://drive.google.com/open?id=0BymNZ ... kZXRnpLZHM The point of the question was less about cost of excavating the rock and…

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GCDC
Apr 16, 2017 5:56 pm
GLO
GLO
16 April

Stormwater retention

Stormwater retention
NSW

What costs does this look like?

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GLO
Apr 16, 2017 10:53 am
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yvonneh
Apr 16, 2017 10:47 am

My build in Serpentine with Redink!

My build in Serpentine with Redink!
WA
1 ... 9, 10, 11

Congrats. Your house is so beautiful.We're building with Redink as well. It took us 5 months to land on slab down. We're looking for an inspector. Could you please…

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southernstars
Apr 16, 2017 12:53 am

Hi neighbors We had a drive today and heres the latest update

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Gie
Apr 15, 2017 7:37 pm
ruraldoc
ruraldoc
15 April

Help with Choosing right house layout

Help with Choosing right house layout
NSW

I would repeat whatever everyone else has already stated! You could also look at two nice building sites I used to teach myself about passive solar design and what…

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ruraldoc
Apr 15, 2017 5:34 pm
ruraldoc
marge1978
marge1978
15 April

DULUX STEPNEY OR GREY ISLAND BENCH

DULUX STEPNEY OR GREY ISLAND BENCH
QLD

HI Really need help, am wanting to know if anyone has built and put in dark timber flooring with a grey island bench in kitchen. I really need help with what grey looks…

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marge1978
Apr 15, 2017 4:19 pm
san_riri
san_riri
15 April

Building with Eden Brae Lincoln 30

Building with Eden Brae Lincoln 30
NSW

Hi there, How's the construction going? What fascade did you choose for your lincoln? Thanks

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san_riri
Apr 15, 2017 10:28 am
san_riri
san_riri
15 April

Building Lincoln 35 MK2 with Allure fascade

Building Lincoln 35 MK2 with Allure fascade
NSW

Hi all, We are finally building our dream home the Lincoln 35 MKII with the Allure fascade (Eden Brae homes). I was wondering if anyone has built this house and if so,…

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san_riri
Apr 15, 2017 8:10 am
spice girl
spice girl
15 April

Our First Home - Lexington Belle Q1 by Henley in Atherstone

Our First Home - Lexington Belle Q1 by Henley in Atherstone
VIC
1, 2, 3, 4, 5

Hi belle, have you been able to start your build yet? I'm still waiting for land to title.

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spice girl
Apr 15, 2017 7:42 am
Rocchet
Rocchet
14 April

Suggestions for cheap online furniture

Suggestions for cheap online furniture
NSW

Well with the build underway and admin behind me my mind has turned to furniture......as in I don't really have any! Problem being (as I'm sure many of you appreciate) …

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Rocchet
Apr 14, 2017 8:54 pm
lookbothways
lookbothways
14 April

Our Derwent valley build

Our Derwent valley build
TAS

What a difference a month makes, When the builders…

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lookbothways
Apr 14, 2017 9:51 am
chirpee
chirpee
13 April

Darwin Builders

Darwin Builders
NT
1, 2, 3

Hi everyone, I built with Supreme Homes NT. It wasn't the best experience I have had. The price wasn't the best I was offered. The build was not as good as I thought it…

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chirpee
Apr 13, 2017 11:40 pm
Bigblock7
Bigblock7
13 April

recreate

recreate
NSW

Look forward to following your build! A friend built with GJs down here in the highlands and had a really great experience

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Bigblock7
Apr 13, 2017 9:35 pm
Bigblock7
kira
kira
13 April

Fowler Homes Moroccan with seabreeze fascade

Fowler Homes Moroccan with seabreeze fascade
NSW

Appreciate the feedback, we have been going backwards and forwards for our final plans, so many stuff ups at this point, main issue is we really do like the seabreeze…

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kira
Apr 13, 2017 7:41 pm
zac101
zac101
13 April

Building With CL - Baldivis

Building With CL - Baldivis
WA
1, 2, 3, 4, 5

Hi it's been a while since your last update. Please keep us posted. Thanks.

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zac101
Apr 13, 2017 5:44 pm
CC1987
CC1987
13 April

Choiceliving WA

Choiceliving WA
WA

As an ex trade of the company I can tell you the reason for your delays is because they are not paying trades or supplies. It has nothing to do with pouring heaps of…

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CC1987
Apr 13, 2017 5:13 pm
Charley
Charley
13 April

Our Build - Burbank - Crimson 1700 in Trillium, Mickleham

Our Build - Burbank - Crimson 1700 in Trillium, Mickleham
VIC
1 ... 8, 9, 10

Yes that was our thoughts too trying to keep things low maintenance. We prefer look of timber so we went with timber look tiles.

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Charley
Apr 13, 2017 4:00 pm
Kidlat
Kidlat
13 April

Orbit Homes "$40k Upgrade Promotions"

Orbit Homes "$40k Upgrade Promotions"

Hi, Has anyone here talked to Orbit Homes regarding their "$40k Upgrade Promotions for Signature Living range"? Just found out that it's not actually something that you…

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Kidlat
Apr 13, 2017 3:53 pm
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faykis
Apr 13, 2017 8:11 am
faykis
charlibear
charlibear
13 April

GJ Gardner - modified Peninsula 255sqm

GJ Gardner - modified Peninsula 255sqm
QLD
1 ... 39, 40, 41

Hey towns, just checking in seeing how everything is? Hope all is well in your neck of the woods GJ Gardner Modified Coolum 277

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charlibear
Apr 13, 2017 7:05 am
charlibear
scrapbizz
scrapbizz
13 April

ANYONE with Redink in Perth?

ANYONE with Redink in Perth?
WA

Hi Dave, we are just commencing earthworks,, if you can PM me with your fees and specs - we actually want to have each major stage checked not just the end. Thanks R.

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scrapbizz
Apr 13, 2017 1:44 am
scrapbizz
Rnepal
Rnepal
12 April

Nepean Village Stage 1 Spring Farm

Nepean Village Stage 1 Spring Farm
NSW

Hello, Anyone building at Nepean Village Stage 1 Spring Farm Awaiting for land release to start....

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Rnepal
Apr 12, 2017 8:35 pm
AllisWell
AllisWell
12 April

Who is building with Allworth Homes Capri Priceleader range

Who is building with Allworth Homes Capri Priceleader range
NSW

Hi All, Is there any one who is building with Allworth Homes Capri Priceleader range?

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AllisWell
Apr 12, 2017 11:50 am
Phoenix
Phoenix
12 April

Seeking Advice: Timber Floor and Carpet After Hand-Over

Seeking Advice: Timber Floor and Carpet After Hand-Over
VIC

Right! I guess there will be more issues that will come up as we go along our building :-) As long as we end up with our dream house, I'm happy! Cheers!

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Phoenix
Apr 12, 2017 8:11 am
Phoenix
SaveH2O
SaveH2O
11 April

Need expert advice - new house drain pipe issue

Need expert advice - new house drain pipe issue
NSW

For a single dwelling, if the stormwater pipe is not subject to vehicular loading and there is no paving, the pipe must be buried a minimum (from the finished surface at…

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SaveH2O
Apr 11, 2017 11:32 pm
SaveH2O
Lorri
Lorri
11 April

Working drawing in contract.

Working drawing in contract.
TAS

We have not got those drawings, might have to ask the builders for a copy.

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Lorri
Apr 11, 2017 10:37 pm
Lorri
Megsun
Megsun
11 April

Elara

Elara
NSW

No... Advantage series

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Megsun
Apr 11, 2017 5:39 pm
SLAC
SLAC
11 April

Jordan Springs [NEW]

Jordan Springs [NEW]
NSW
1 ... 63, 64, 65

curious if anyone went CDC with BAL40 or APZ on there land title - have had mixed feedback on this so I am keen to hear from people that have had first hand experience

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SLAC
Apr 11, 2017 4:56 pm
SLAC
SLAC
11 April

Underground Rainwater Tanks

Underground Rainwater Tanks
NSW

slime line tanks = $8k +/- $100. generally includes pump/control system. pro - easy to install, cheap to buy tank, base can be included in slab…

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SLAC
Apr 11, 2017 4:34 pm
lys245
lys245
11 April

Backyard Size

Backyard Size
VIC

Hi dazandstace Just wondering how you're backyard size has served you since you posted this? I am in the process of building and the house design my partner and I have…

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lys245
Apr 11, 2017 2:37 pm
algernon
algernon
10 April

Final House Inspection

Final House Inspection
NSW

Yes, that too - especially since you're new at this. Having an experienced professional on your side is invaluable.

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algernon
Apr 10, 2017 9:45 pm
dannyd1
dannyd1
10 April

First Home Build - Carlisle Homes - Matisse 33 - Clyde Vic.

First Home Build - Carlisle Homes - Matisse 33 - Clyde Vic.
VIC
1, 2, 3, 4

Hi Stainless, We are potentially looking at the Matisse 33 Retreat to build and wondered how your build went and what you thought of Carlisle? Thanks! Danny

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dannyd1
Apr 10, 2017 9:05 pm
Parabatzis
Parabatzis
10 April

Carlisle, Henley or Boutique

Carlisle, Henley or Boutique
VIC

No worries the quality you get is next to none. And compare the inclusions to the other builders you'll see the difference

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Parabatzis
Apr 10, 2017 8:55 pm

Slab

Slab
VIC

post a photo of your site plan and a photo of front side and rear of your house

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building-expert
Apr 10, 2017 5:25 pm
building-expert
KushD
KushD
10 April

Building with Porter Davis

Building with Porter Davis
VIC

Confired with WoS. At the tender we'll finalize all structural issues and PD will charge 1500/= if we do any structural changes after that. Then comes the colour…

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KushD
Apr 10, 2017 11:09 am

Outdoor shower

Outdoor shower
WA

Thank you, I will bring it up up at the meeting.

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Madora Dreamer
Apr 09, 2017 10:49 pm
Madora Dreamer
Spotme
Spotme
9 April

Austral bricks

Austral bricks

I was going to say either silver or praline.. They were in my shortlist, so I remember them :)

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Spotme
Apr 09, 2017 8:14 pm


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