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lovisa
lovisa
17 October 2017

Hickinbotham build adelaide

Hickinbotham build adelaide
SA
1, 2

Our soil removal is $750 under quoted amount (for scrape snd trenches ) was told can go up if more soil needs to be removed like for i think site cleanup and paving.

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lovisa
Oct 17, 2017 3:54 pm
ThomasMaloney
ThomasMaloney
17 October 2017

Henry's Build on the Gold Coast

Henry's Build on the Gold Coast
QLD
1 ... 13, 14, 15

Just started following this thread and really love how your home is coming together. But what I love more is how everyone is so supportive and helpful! That bit about your…

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ThomasMaloney
Oct 17, 2017 3:21 pm
ThomasMaloney
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1building
Oct 17, 2017 1:56 pm
Bri1234
Bri1234
17 October 2017

How "clear" does a block have to be ready to build?

How "clear" does a block have to be ready to build?

Thanks for the advice. We went to the block. Mowed what we could and put some more spray on the bits we couldn't mow (they should die off in a few days. Removed any…

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Bri1234
Oct 17, 2017 1:08 pm
Bri1234
deepugjacob
deepugjacob
17 October 2017

Wallpapers. Where could I buy them from?

Wallpapers. Where could I buy them from?
NSW

Apologies arcadelt. I am based at Sydney. Thanks

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deepugjacob
Oct 17, 2017 4:51 am
Yarborough
Yarborough
16 October 2017

Security

Security

That will depend on where you want to build, the slope of the land and what size of house you want to build.

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Yarborough
Oct 16, 2017 6:37 pm
Yarborough
Jennifer M
Jennifer M
16 October 2017

which builders have quickest construction time in Sydney?

which builders have quickest construction time in Sydney?
NSW

Hi Faykis, have you considered Prefabricated building? I have just put the question out if anyone knows of any Sydney based modular builders. The construction time is much…

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Jennifer M
Oct 16, 2017 4:25 pm
building-expert
building-expert
16 October 2017

Home Security

Home Security

https://www.securityperth.com.au

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building-expert
Oct 16, 2017 10:29 am
building-expert
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Waldorf_Grange_Build
Oct 16, 2017 10:22 am
Waldorf_Grange_Build
vincent2166
vincent2166
16 October 2017

[Q] Should there be a slope in the garage floor

[Q] Should there be a slope in the garage floor
NSW

Hi all, I just visited my build site over the weekend and noticed that water was pooling towards the rear of the garage, indicating that it is sloped towards the back. I…

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vincent2166
Oct 16, 2017 8:36 am
GordonTB
GordonTB
15 October 2017

Eaves - 450mm vs 600mm

Eaves - 450mm vs 600mm
VIC
1, 2

We have 1200mm eaves on one lower floor window in Queensland that is approximately 3m in width. We are thinking of reducing them back to 600mm in depth to allow ample room…

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GordonTB
Oct 15, 2017 9:10 pm
George.
George.
15 October 2017

Vastu by Impressions

Vastu by Impressions
WA

We went to see the Vastu Display Home at the Springtime Estate in Haines on Armadale Road last wee.. My wife loved the home straight away. Massive Scullery next to the…

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George.
Oct 15, 2017 4:20 pm
Bergman58
Bergman58
15 October 2017

Building with fair haven at harpley werribee newport 361

Building with fair haven at harpley werribee newport 361
VIC

HI How did your build go? Im building in the Riverwalk estate in Werribee to

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Bergman58
Oct 15, 2017 12:00 pm
Bergman58
Waldorf_Grange_Build
Waldorf_Grange_Build
15 October 2017

What the hell is "Hamptons Style"

What the hell is "Hamptons Style"

We also had restrictions on our front facade windows. We had to remove most of the window bars in the original design for them to approve it in our estate. We plan to…

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Waldorf_Grange_Build
Oct 15, 2017 11:32 am
Waldorf_Grange_Build
baronx
baronx
14 October 2017

Help.. Front setback on an angled block

Help.. Front setback on an angled block
VIC

Thanks algernon for taking the time explaining it so well. It makes sense why they would use the measurements against the orientation. Our next door neighbor has a 4.4m…

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baronx
Oct 14, 2017 10:21 pm
baronx
leelee116
leelee116
14 October 2017

Our Nolan

Our Nolan
NSW
1 ... 73, 74, 75

Thank you. Nah hubby is awesome. I think I'm the lucky one. Our Nolan http://forum.homeone.com.au/viewtopic.p ... 23p1516376

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leelee116
Oct 14, 2017 9:32 pm
gummz
gummz
14 October 2017

Clarendon Denton 24 | Gold Coast

Clarendon Denton 24 | Gold Coast
QLD

Congrats on the start of your journey. I'm also toying with passive solar design. Some things to check out - yourhome.gov.au website. Its a good start - have a try at…

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gummz
Oct 14, 2017 6:38 pm
Madora Dreamer
Madora Dreamer
14 October 2017

Perth - Building Inspections

Perth - Building Inspections
WA

I am using Joshua from Master Building Inspectors. He has been great and was recommended on this forum

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Madora Dreamer
Oct 14, 2017 6:38 pm
Madora Dreamer
StructuralBIMGuy
StructuralBIMGuy
14 October 2017

I need professional advice regarding a builder retaining wal

I need professional advice regarding a builder retaining wal
QLD

Unfortunately people make mistakes and client wear them, that's how it works, when you move from sketch stage to Engineering & Working drawings. The builder has offered…

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StructuralBIMGuy
Oct 14, 2017 9:21 am
StructuralBIMGuy
rsanand
rsanand
14 October 2017

Building Grenville with Henley

Building Grenville with Henley
VIC

Seriously the wait time with Henley is Horrible. this is before the build. we are regretting the why we chose to build with Henley Henley cuts corners to save…

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rsanand
Oct 14, 2017 7:57 am

Painting started

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sawtelljai
Oct 14, 2017 2:29 am
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NicMac03
Oct 13, 2017 8:45 pm
Waldorf_Grange_Build
Waldorf_Grange_Build
13 October 2017

Skirting Boards & Aritraves Sizes

Skirting Boards & Aritraves Sizes
NSW

I like the skirts to be larger than the architrave. We are going 140mm skirt and 92mm architrave as going for a classic Hamptons theme. - View my blog at

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Waldorf_Grange_Build
Oct 13, 2017 6:33 pm
Waldorf_Grange_Build
TEE_Man
TEE_Man
13 October 2017

Love ansa

Love ansa
NSW

This was my first time building and I absolutely loved my experience with ANSA Homes. I am not a first time home owner but I am a first time home builder and every step…

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TEE_Man
Oct 12, 2017 11:07 pm
TEE_Man
TEE_Man
12 October 2017

ANSA HOMES

ANSA HOMES
NSW

This was my first time building and I absolutely loved my experience with ANSA Homes. I am not a first time home owner but I am a first time home builder and every step…

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TEE_Man
Oct 12, 2017 10:54 pm
SAFA1
SAFA1
12 October 2017

Building Journey : Henley Reserve Aegean 38

Building Journey : Henley Reserve Aegean 38
VIC
1, 2

In regards to the above I’m building the Aegean 38 and have done some research on flooring. Carpet call is the supplier for Henley. For cat 6 carpets and the deluxe…

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SAFA1
Oct 12, 2017 9:35 pm
ravenbeck
ravenbeck
12 October 2017

Oxygen Range - Rivergum

Oxygen Range - Rivergum

Hi, Just wondering if anyone has built one of the Oxygen Range homes with Rivergum? What have your experiences been? Any advice you would give for a couple who have just…

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ravenbeck
Oct 12, 2017 3:47 pm
LevaneT
LevaneT
12 October 2017

Project home sales process

Project home sales process
NSW

I don't need to sign the tender but I am not with wisdom home. Each revision result in cost increase or in response to my questions or they made mistake and overlook…

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LevaneT
Oct 12, 2017 3:37 pm
bank
bank
12 October 2017

Building with Henley at Fit-Off Stage

Building with Henley at Fit-Off Stage

We are at the same point as you (with jg king) and we are being told we should be in by Christmas. That said though, we have been building for 7 months and our contract…

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bank
Oct 12, 2017 2:31 pm
bank
MandM+4
MandM+4
12 October 2017

Anyone Building Ambassador 33 from Wisdom

Anyone Building Ambassador 33 from Wisdom
NSW

All double storey wisdom homes had a $20k price rise earlier this year, but I can't recall when it was...I think it may have been around June. On their website the base…

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MandM+4
Oct 12, 2017 1:38 pm
mj-mac4
mj-mac4
12 October 2017

Custom downslope build - Northern NSW

Custom downslope build - Northern NSW
NSW
1, 2, 3, 4, 5

Hey ninnygray, how is your build going? 😊

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mj-mac4
Oct 12, 2017 1:17 pm
mj-mac4
Chin
Chin
12 October 2017

Building at QVC in Edmondson Park

Building at QVC in Edmondson Park
NSW
1, 2

Hi Sam which lot are you at? I'm also at Wakeling Drive. Thanks, Chintan

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Chin
Oct 12, 2017 12:35 pm
ASJ1981
ASJ1981
12 October 2017

Wisdom Homes - House and Land Packages

Wisdom Homes - House and Land Packages
NSW

Hi MrsJM, thank you for your reply! Soooo true and funny! I love The Block and i get a lot of ideas/inspiration from that show! #teamjosh&elyse - LOL ;) And you are right,…

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ASJ1981
Oct 12, 2017 8:01 am
ASJ1981
nicolac34
nicolac34
11 October 2017

Floor plan feedback HGWA - Vienna

Floor plan feedback HGWA - Vienna
WA

Great plans, looking forward to watching it take shape! Only thing I would add is a second shower fitting in the ensuite, you've got the space so I'd make it a double.…

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nicolac34
Oct 11, 2017 1:58 pm
nicolac34
Courtney1
Courtney1
11 October 2017

Sewer - Condell Park Road, Wilton

Sewer - Condell Park Road, Wilton
NSW

Hi All, my husband and I bought land in the Highlands at the start of the year. The DA is still with the council waiting on approval before we can build. We are trouble…

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Courtney1
Oct 11, 2017 12:53 pm
Adam R
Adam R
11 October 2017

East west homes review please

East west homes review please
VIC

Thinking of building a seachange ds anyone got some info ? Would be greatly appreciated Thanks Adam

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Adam R
Oct 11, 2017 11:46 am

Our main floor tiles

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craigo
Oct 11, 2017 9:11 am
craigo
dulie
dulie
10 October 2017

My Doulton 56 Classique - Metricon Melbourne

My Doulton 56 Classique - Metricon Melbourne
VIC
1, 2, 3

Hal is long gone, he never ended up going with Metricon. But good news is there is another 3 members currently building the Doulton 56 on these forums you can follow. The…

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dulie
Oct 10, 2017 10:43 pm
dulie
bank
bank
10 October 2017

Square set ceilings

Square set ceilings
NSW

I would ask them the lm price directly then call them out on it! Ask them how many metres they have based the quote on because it doesn't add up!

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bank
Oct 10, 2017 8:56 pm
bank
sparky_JsP
sparky_JsP
10 October 2017

Bliss Bedfordale

Bliss Bedfordale
WA
1, 2

Planning Approval Done, Now onto the building Permit approval, Its a process, I can see why most people let someone else do it. I must admit the City of Armadale have been…

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sparky_JsP
Oct 10, 2017 7:58 pm
sparky_JsP
AKB
AKB
10 October 2017

Dressing up a Fireplace!

Dressing up a Fireplace!
WA

Lol meanwhile I keep thinking about all the things I would do differently. It's good that the builder is coming to the party like they should. PS Your house will be…

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AKB
Oct 10, 2017 5:20 pm
AKB
Eight_3_Home
Eight_3_Home
10 October 2017

Coral Marcoola 32ish

Coral Marcoola 32ish
NSW
1, 2, 3, 4, 5

My word! They should be liable for not only a repair but a complete cover up as well. I saw your Jeffery pad post, how long do you think you'll give them before contacting…

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Eight_3_Home
Oct 10, 2017 4:25 pm
andonk
andonk
10 October 2017

Initial Builders Meetings - Why so secret? (1st timer)

Initial Builders Meetings - Why so secret? (1st timer)
WA

Yes maybe don't need to worry for non expensive stuff. Just want to let other know the implications when supplying our own fittings. @OP: I'd try to chase the builder…

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andonk
Oct 10, 2017 1:58 pm

Hello again. I recently posted about our builder forgetting our fireplace was to be face brick and constructing it from internal bricks ready for plaster. After…

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MiAlJe
Oct 10, 2017 11:14 am
MiAlJe
Portofino38
Portofino38
10 October 2017

Who's building with fowler homes???

Who's building with fowler homes???
NSW

Hi all, We have now exchanged contracts and in Production for 20 days with a start date of 6th Nov. Has anyone who has built with Fowler previously found that the slab…

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Portofino38
Oct 10, 2017 10:41 am
StructuralBIMGuy
StructuralBIMGuy
10 October 2017

No siteworks 6 weeks after OK to start

No siteworks 6 weeks after OK to start
SA

Entilzha Check your Geotech report and engineering Drawings/Notes as to what is required They should be with your contract documents or you can ask you council building…

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StructuralBIMGuy
Oct 10, 2017 8:20 am
StructuralBIMGuy
ashu26
ashu26
9 October 2017

Affordable living by Frenken homes

Affordable living by Frenken homes
VIC

They were our second choice ( we went with Liberty homes, officer), frenken were but really flexible with plans and changes.

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ashu26
Oct 09, 2017 8:27 pm


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