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Sal_sa_by
Sal_sa_by
3 October

Ideal Homes WA - Hammond Park

Ideal Homes WA - Hammond Park
WA

Thanks HereForHelp! Although I work in IT, it is enterprise grade stuff and I have not setup a personal home network previously so I am looking forward to the…

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Sal_sa_by
Oct 03, 2020 1:08 am
Sal_sa_by
Antiwarclan
Antiwarclan
2 October

Construction inspections

Construction inspections

There a number of post here mentioned about H&K Ryan, and I was looking forward to it. After receiving the email and attachment from H&K Ryan, which they stated that one…

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Antiwarclan
Oct 02, 2020 9:24 pm
Vanquility
Vanquility
2 October

Building with Rawson - delays?

Building with Rawson - delays?

Thanks for your advice Boro. We feel very uncertain about this demolition. We asked Rawson at least 4 times whether to demolish and they insisted that this is now the…

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Vanquility
Oct 02, 2020 7:36 pm
jsmi
jsmi
2 October

Recommendations for custom design builders NW Sydney

Recommendations for custom design builders NW Sydney
NSW

Check out homequest at kellyville, there are plenty of options there - pretty sure there is a website too where you can dig deeper into each builder. Good luck!

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jsmi
Oct 02, 2020 6:42 pm
jsmi
Abman
Abman
2 October

Anyone building with Homebuyers Centre in VICTORIA?

Anyone building with Homebuyers Centre in VICTORIA?
VIC
1 ... 248, 249, 250

With the materials and change in the color schemes once it has passed through the PWC (preliminary work contract) stage then nothing can be really altered or changed and…

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Abman
Oct 02, 2020 6:33 pm
Abman

another full installation is coming soon..

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CTEC Smart Homes
Oct 02, 2020 5:23 pm
CTEC Smart Homes
Stewie D
Stewie D
2 October

Crossover - exposed aggregate vs existing pavers

Crossover - exposed aggregate vs existing pavers

You need to check with the council whether they would allow the agg or not. Ours wouldn't ( Northern beaches council ). Stewie

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Stewie D
Oct 02, 2020 4:27 pm
Becks
Becks
2 October

KDR Metricon Liberty - Hampshire 45 QLD

KDR Metricon Liberty - Hampshire 45 QLD
QLD
1 ... 86, 87, 88

Thanks dulie, we're erring to the way you have it. Also, great call on the insulation, thanks. :-)

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Becks
Oct 02, 2020 12:02 pm

PCI Pics

PCI Pics

Excava super natural

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Hussain sahara
Oct 02, 2020 12:02 pm
Hussain sahara
GrahamB
GrahamB
2 October

How to estimate the cost of knockdown-rebuild house?

How to estimate the cost of knockdown-rebuild house?
NSW

I do this for a living Depending on the amount of asbestos you have in the house it can be $17-25K for the demolition In regards to the Home it should sit between -…

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GrahamB
Oct 02, 2020 10:18 am

For anyone interested, i have discovered that the front/side besser block retaining wall was never finally approved by council. Construction and design was all approved…

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Family Man
Oct 01, 2020 4:47 pm
Karar
Karar
1 October

Anyone Building with Masterton?

Anyone Building with Masterton?

not sure till now, but Masterton have came a long better in regard to timely build, improved from what I heard, Metricon have nicer floor plan but no guest room option(a…

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Karar
Oct 01, 2020 4:17 pm
ramsy
ramsy
1 October

Trend Connection Builder

Trend Connection Builder
NSW

I am planning to get home and land package from Trend Connections.Any reviews with Trend Connection Builder.How did your building go?How was your experience?

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ramsy
Oct 01, 2020 4:02 pm
ramsy
ramsy
1 October

Land Valuation Box Hill

Land Valuation Box Hill
NSW

Did they start the development?How did it go?

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ramsy
Oct 01, 2020 3:35 pm
Nash86
Nash86
1 October

Anybody built with True Value Homes in Melbourne

Anybody built with True Value Homes in Melbourne
VIC
1 ... 4, 5, 6

Have a look at Symmetric Homes. What other builders call Inclusions are included as standard in their pricing.

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Nash86
Oct 01, 2020 1:33 pm
Ceddy83
Ceddy83
1 October

Anyone Building with Inspired Homes/Strive Homes?

Anyone Building with Inspired Homes/Strive Homes?
VIC

Hi Everyone, Is anyone building with Inspired Homes/Strive Homes/Evolve Living? Looking forward to sharing experiences and any lessons or things to watch out for?

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Ceddy83
Oct 01, 2020 1:05 pm
littlered
littlered
1 October

Metal roof and wall noise

Metal roof and wall noise

Hello all - some time ago I did a post on a metal roof with no sarking. My warranties inspection has been postponed by my builder due to COVID-19 (which is fine). My roof…

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littlered
Oct 01, 2020 12:39 pm
Mirrmu83
Mirrmu83
1 October

How long should Render last before cracks (not settlement)

How long should Render last before cracks (not settlement)
NSW

Where is the cracking, is it everywhere (crazy cracking)? near windows/sills? at damp proof course? middle of a wall? I assume when you mention Rockcote it is a tinted…

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Mirrmu83
Oct 01, 2020 11:16 am
dga
dga
1 October

Security screens costs

Security screens costs

Would be cheaper to get rid of the cats (or in my case dog)... unfortunately, the other half didn't take kindly to that suggestion.

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dga
Oct 01, 2020 10:34 am
StuAndRuth
StuAndRuth
30 September

Oracle Platinum Homes or Coral Homes?

Oracle Platinum Homes or Coral Homes?
QLD

We are about to start our build with oracle, feel free to message me :)

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StuAndRuth
Sep 30, 2020 10:53 pm
Antiwarclan
Antiwarclan
30 September

Firstyle Home - Marsden Park

Firstyle Home - Marsden Park
NSW
1, 2, 3

Hi All, I came across this thread when searching for reviews of Firststyle Homes and will follow this thread with interest. I have paid $1,000 deposit to secure the land…

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Antiwarclan
Sep 30, 2020 9:59 pm
sunny_day
sunny_day
30 September

Buidling Davenport 24 by Rawson Homes- Horizon, Marsden Park

Buidling Davenport 24 by Rawson Homes- Horizon, Marsden Park

Hi CTS - let me see if I can answer some of your questions, hope this helps! - How was your plan presentation - do we have option to change a few…

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sunny_day
Sep 30, 2020 4:11 pm
sunny_day
Bcr83
Bcr83
30 September

Any Metricon success stories?

Any Metricon success stories?

I am in NSW... Not great then I see..

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Bcr83
Sep 30, 2020 2:29 pm
Bao Nguyen
Bao Nguyen
30 September

Question about piering

Question about piering
NSW
1, 2

I fully intend to do that but havent seen a single person there in the 5-6 times im there. Will keep trying though

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Bao Nguyen
Sep 30, 2020 11:41 am
Thi
Thi
30 September

Good Custom Builders in Melbourne NorthWest

Good Custom Builders in Melbourne NorthWest

I am building with Quantum home we are waiting for permit.

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Thi
Sep 30, 2020 8:39 am
ad0303
ad0303
29 September

Underlay for laminate flooring

Underlay for laminate flooring

No underlay would eliminate the noise they definitely reduce them. I have laminate(10mm) flooring with Dunlop Acoustic premium underlay done by CarpetCall in Sydney. If…

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ad0303
Sep 29, 2020 11:27 pm
gogo65
gogo65
29 September

KDR volume Builder

KDR volume Builder
NSW

Assuming you mean Provincial in Sydney? If so, our neighbours built with them and they were very happy, there two daughters also recently built with them. The one thing I…

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gogo65
Sep 29, 2020 11:20 pm
gogo65
Amanda and Jer
Amanda and Jer
29 September

Dixon Homes

Dixon Homes

Hi all.... I've found so many mixed reviews with Dixon homes. I need feedback on anyone in QLD who has built with them and good or bad? Any issues after hand over? Would…

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Amanda and Jer
Sep 29, 2020 5:53 pm
Monty85
Monty85
29 September

New Living Homes

New Living Homes
NSW
1 ... 42, 43, 44

Thanks for the feedback, good to know. Most of our requests have come back very reasonable so far. It's just been a few things that have come back which seemed quite…

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Monty85
Sep 29, 2020 3:24 pm
Ranti13
Ranti13
29 September

Building with OpalSS Construction

Building with OpalSS Construction
NSW

I have purchased a Home + Land package in Colebee. Met with couple of builders, They seem to have most inclusions that we liked. So signed with them recently. My land is…

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Ranti13
Sep 29, 2020 1:43 pm
Clivett
Clivett
29 September

Lloyd 23 - ABC Homes New Build

Lloyd 23 - ABC Homes New Build

Selections have now been signed off on, there were some delays in receiving the bank pack. We were waiting on a new estimate on the site costs - we changed how the land…

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Clivett
Sep 29, 2020 12:09 pm
Stewie D
Stewie D
29 September

Stormwater Management issue

Stormwater Management issue

I'd definitely go and see the council. Most of the front desk guys are pretty helpful and they may grab one of their engineers who deal with this sort of thing to give you…

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Stewie D
Sep 29, 2020 8:36 am
shokel1975
shokel1975
29 September

Building with Metricon

Building with Metricon
NSW
1 ... 428, 429, 430

That is tough. It shouldn’t be like that at all. I am not sure who you go to after the construction mgr. I only had to escalate to construction mgr once when waiting…

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shokel1975
Sep 29, 2020 7:38 am
shokel1975
LoveHouse
LoveHouse
28 September

Building with FOWLER HOMES in Sydney/ NSW!!!

Building with FOWLER HOMES in Sydney/ NSW!!!
NSW
1, 2

Hi, i am sorry you had bad experience with tender. I think it depends on the sales assistant you are working with. We were lucky to have Helena to work with and she is the…

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LoveHouse
Sep 28, 2020 10:48 pm
bluesteel
bluesteel
28 September

Adelaide Designer Homes 2015 -Garden Pics

Adelaide Designer Homes 2015 -Garden Pics
SA
1 ... 48, 49, 50

Thanks so much, I just loved these designs. I am not very good at that so perhaps I will read your recommendations instead of hiring an expensive designer...

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bluesteel
Sep 28, 2020 5:22 pm
bluesteel
chetansoni_3141
chetansoni_3141
28 September

braemar aircon wchv70d1s

braemar aircon wchv70d1s

Althom Thanks for info.. .

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chetansoni_3141
Sep 28, 2020 1:03 pm
SejaeD
SejaeD
28 September

Starr Constructions in Sydney

Starr Constructions in Sydney
NSW

are you considering Starr?

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SejaeD
Sep 28, 2020 11:51 am
alfiej
alfiej
28 September

Eagle homes experience

Eagle homes experience

Hi I’m new here, I recently bought a house and land package from eagle homes. I was wondering if anyone had bad experience building with eagle homes and what I have to…

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alfiej
Sep 28, 2020 3:03 am
cccgav
cccgav
27 September

living and dining orientation

living and dining orientation

Thanks oklouise, I did think the island is a bit big. I can certainly reduce the size. Switching the sliding door to the other side is a brilliant idea! The orientation…

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cccgav
Sep 27, 2020 11:40 pm
theshack
theshack
27 September

How to know fall in land and how much would it cost extra ?

How to know fall in land and how much would it cost extra ?

A licensed surveyor is required to determine title boundaries. As others have said anybody can use dumpy level or laser level to produce a site contour plan. There are…

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theshack
Sep 27, 2020 10:15 pm
gglecast
gglecast
27 September

Eaves that conform to passive solar guidelines

Eaves that conform to passive solar guidelines

Hi guys, so you know how the YourHome website says, "As a rule of thumb, eaves width should be 45% of the height from the window sill to the bottom…

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gglecast
Sep 27, 2020 8:27 pm
Hussain sahara
Hussain sahara
27 September

PCI Pics

PCI Pics

Oh yes I browse Plantation Homes and designs are same.

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Hussain sahara
Sep 27, 2020 1:35 pm
Hussain sahara
nusaiba
nusaiba
27 September

Ncc provisoins termite inspection

Ncc provisoins termite inspection

Please can anyone knows the correct ans Regards

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nusaiba
Sep 27, 2020 9:01 am
nusaiba
itsMeTino
itsMeTino
27 September

What determines roof height?

What determines roof height?

Hi aussieta i appreciate your reply. I have sent you a private message for further clarity on some specifics 😎

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itsMeTino
Sep 27, 2020 8:35 am
Kitto
Kitto
27 September

Porter Davis Savoy 35

Porter Davis Savoy 35
VIC

me too. I am looking at the savoy 35. any one share more information?

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Kitto
Sep 27, 2020 2:29 am
Sal_sa_by
Sal_sa_by
26 September

white mortar for bricks is a 25% price increase reasonable?

white mortar for bricks is a 25% price increase reasonable?

I have just paid approx $1200 to upgrade both my standard double brick and feature brick pillar to have white mortar - really depends on how much area there is. I only…

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Sal_sa_by
Sep 27, 2020 12:49 am
Sal_sa_by
broadwaterbuild
broadwaterbuild
26 September

Painting cost please!!

Painting cost please!!
WA

Oh awesome! thats a really good price! Thanks so much

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broadwaterbuild
Sep 26, 2020 11:13 pm
Rjc83
Rjc83
26 September

First time build - thinking Ansa Homes

First time build - thinking Ansa Homes

Re your contract thats a tricky one! I will probably get a lawyer to check ours once we have one, but also run it past a friend who is an ex builder to decipher the…

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Rjc83
Sep 26, 2020 9:21 pm
cobri05
cobri05
26 September

Henley Electra 35 Building Altona 2019 - Knock Down rebuild

Henley Electra 35 Building Altona 2019 - Knock Down rebuild
1, 2, 3

I dont think the paint is blue, id say light grey. We also struggled with tiny swatch of color, so we went to Bunnings and bought a small sample of our top 3 colors, got a…

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cobri05
Sep 26, 2020 5:12 pm

Long time reader first time poster :) I am in the early stages of sketching out my dream home. Could somebody help me understand the Standard A12/B19 daylight to existing…

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igorb
Sep 26, 2020 1:50 pm

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