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Our Home Journey with BetterBuilt Homes

Our Home Journey with BetterBuilt Homes
NSW

We are building 330 m2. Good luck on your construction plans.

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indu.singh0602
May 15, 2018 3:23 pm

Allura Estate

Allura Estate
VIC
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I still lying in there for some reason it blocked out that word viewtopic.php?t=86597

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Doulton777
May 15, 2018 2:19 pm
Doulton777
jamesn
jamesn
15 May

Metricon Vantage 35

Metricon Vantage 35
QLD

Hi all, We decided to build Vantage 35 with some changes on lvl 1in Brisbane. Just want to run the idea to help us validate our idea. It will be our house for 10yrs with…

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jamesn
May 15, 2018 2:01 pm
meralijay
meralijay
15 May

Home Building Blogs

Home Building Blogs
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Hi, Could you please add my blog with Wisdom Homes? Thank you https://meralijay.blogspot.com.au/

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meralijay
May 15, 2018 1:22 pm

Stormwater and retaining - please help!

Stormwater and retaining - please help!
SA

Hi There, Our Landscape Tanks sound like they could be a perfect fit for your above mentioned project. Our Landscape Tank can address both your Retention/Detention…

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Landscape Tanks
May 15, 2018 10:41 am
Landscape Tanks

Onsite detention pits

Onsite detention pits
NSW

Hello, Have you explored the potential use of our Landscape Tanks for your OSD Requirements. When our tanks are up against traditional under driveway options we save…

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Landscape Tanks
May 15, 2018 10:34 am
Landscape Tanks

Rawson Homes - General Thread

Rawson Homes - General Thread
NSW
1 ... 25, 26, 27

Hi Steve, Thanks for pointing out that and sharing your experience. I will talk to my Site Supervisor to see if they can do it better. Regards, ND

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NDDreamHome
May 15, 2018 10:27 am

landscape tanks - a retaining wall and water tank

landscape tanks - a retaining wall and water tank
NSW

They have come down considerably in cost since then and offer multiple benefits. Out landscape Tanks also meet your Basix or OSD requirements and can save you a…

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Landscape Tanks
May 15, 2018 10:27 am
Landscape Tanks
ymao8284
ymao8284
15 May

Fairwater in Blacktown by Australand

Fairwater in Blacktown by Australand
NSW
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Hi, what’ a your lot No.? My one is CN 6441, got same issue. I don’t think we can cancel the agreement. Did you receive email for valuation?

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ymao8284
May 15, 2018 9:57 am
pEast
pEast
15 May

Mimosa homes

Mimosa homes
VIC

Just depends on where your land is because there is a shortage of tradies - especially framers and also of frame and other is brickies

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pEast
May 15, 2018 7:39 am

Rawson Edge 39 MKI - Lake Macquarie

Rawson Edge 39 MKI - Lake Macquarie
NSW
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Usually the norm is 7-8 months for a double story. Hopefully we will be in there soon. We have 4 boys in one room. So you can imagine how they fight. Hopefully next…

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Doulton777
May 14, 2018 10:26 pm
Doulton777
Doode00
Doode00
14 May

Masterton Homes - The next thread 4.0

Masterton Homes - The next thread 4.0
NSW
1 ... 724, 725, 726

Have you had any building inspections to determine the impact on building materials after such a long period without protection from elements? 12 months is extreme in…

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Doode00
May 14, 2018 9:11 pm

A Clarendon house is one that keeps giving...thanks for my towel rails which were installed using only one screw instead of 2 and subsequently fell off...i mean the 2 x…

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bumblebee1985
May 14, 2018 9:03 pm
SK18
SK18
14 May

Building at Bardia - New Breeze

Building at Bardia - New Breeze
NSW
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Not Jesse nor New Breeze ever communicated to me regarding registration ; however my solicitor notified me that they have received notification from the Vendors…

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SK18
May 14, 2018 8:26 pm
ksagin
ksagin
14 May

GJ Gardner- Blue Water Design

GJ Gardner- Blue Water Design
NSW

Hi everyone, My husband and I are looking at building with GJ Gardner (in the Blue Water design) in Glenmore Park (near Penrith). However Im unable to find alot of…

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ksagin
May 14, 2018 8:00 pm
mj-mac4
mj-mac4
14 May

140mm post dynabolted into concrete slab

140mm post dynabolted into concrete slab
QLD

Thankyou for your advise arcadelt! Much appreciated 😁👍🏼

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mj-mac4
May 14, 2018 7:06 pm
mj-mac4
fademan
fademan
14 May

Damaged window frames ....

Damaged window frames ....

It should be in as new condition so should be replaced.

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fademan
May 14, 2018 6:19 pm
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aloenyx
May 14, 2018 5:43 pm
aloenyx
kks
kks
14 May

Wahlstedt Quality Homes - South Australia

Wahlstedt Quality Homes - South Australia
SA

Any reports on building a home with this South Australian company?

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kks
May 14, 2018 4:46 pm

Building Delta 25S and advice for colour appointement

Building Delta 25S and advice for colour appointement
VIC

Networking: There won't be enough space in broom room i would have thought depending on what sort of equipment you want to put in. The laundry…

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kirashogun
May 14, 2018 4:14 pm

Hunter Valley Build -Post Handover Journey Begins :)

Hunter Valley Build -Post Handover Journey Begins :)
NSW
1 ... 49, 50, 51

Thank you! The flooring is engineered oak in a natural finished. It's really lovely in person and has been great with our two dogs. I was so worried that it would scratch…

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DreamHome2point0
May 14, 2018 3:15 pm
DreamHome2point0
coref1
coref1
14 May

Building At Macarthur Heights (UWS Campbelltown)

Building At Macarthur Heights (UWS Campbelltown)
NSW
1 ... 11, 12, 13

Thanks Mish018, Head down and don’t take a backward step.lol We’ll get there.

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coref1
May 14, 2018 12:53 pm
Venky
Venky
14 May

Lucere estate at Leppington

Lucere estate at Leppington
NSW
1, 2, 3, 4

Hi All, I just found this forum. Happy to see all neighbours here. We are also building with Thrive Homes. I thought I was only one who has issues during construction.…

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Venky
May 14, 2018 11:59 am

Update: We had our roof trusses go up the week before last, and last week our guttering and fascia. Our SS says we should have our roof tiles on by the end of the…

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lilbza
May 14, 2018 11:23 am
lilbza
jh7494648
jh7494648
14 May

Curtains or Roller Blinds for the house ?

Curtains or Roller Blinds for the house ?
WA
1, 2

I would suggest roller. It is modern when it comes design and easy to use.

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jh7494648
May 14, 2018 9:34 am
jh7494648
swervy69
swervy69
13 May

Oracle Platinum

Oracle Platinum
NSW
1, 2, 3, 4, 5

Hi, I am just about to look at going to tender with this company $5k for custom house. What was your experience with them? Would you build with them again? I am just…

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swervy69
May 13, 2018 8:38 pm
swervy69
swervy69
13 May

Oracle Platinum or GJ Gardner Homes - Newcastle

Oracle Platinum or GJ Gardner Homes - Newcastle
NSW

Hi I have been reading a number of comments regarding this builder around their customer services in QLD. I would really like to hear from anyone…

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swervy69
May 13, 2018 8:11 pm

Building Metricon Liberty 40 Schofields

Building Metricon Liberty 40 Schofields
NSW

Thanks elieassi, M lodged the application to Blacktown City Council on Monday, 7 May, let’s see how long it takes now. I will post the final plans here too..

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johar.ankur
May 13, 2018 6:19 pm
ohollie
ohollie
13 May

Delux Tranquil retreat or dieskau internal walls

Delux Tranquil retreat or dieskau internal walls
VIC

I know this thread is 2 years old but I am as well trying to choose between Tranquil Retreat and Dieskau both in half strength and wondering if anyone had photos of their…

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ohollie
May 13, 2018 5:50 pm
casey18
casey18
13 May

First Home Build- Merrifield Estate

First Home Build- Merrifield Estate

Hi all, So after a few months of negotiations on land and liaison with many builders it seems as though my husband and I might be nearing the start of our first home…

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casey18
May 13, 2018 5:05 pm
Ctec
Ctec
13 May

Lesso Home

Lesso Home

Go to see Andrew Smith. He does lighting and he is a lighting expert. I am buying all my lighting from him

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Ctec
May 13, 2018 4:59 pm
larry1124
larry1124
13 May

How to Deal with Builder's Breach of Contract?

How to Deal with Builder's Breach of Contract?
QLD

Thanks for your comments, iTool You remind me of another issue, that is if I have the rights to hold off the payment for frame stage given the frame work might be re-do…

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larry1124
May 13, 2018 4:48 pm

First Time Builders - Metricon Denver 32

First Time Builders - Metricon Denver 32
QLD

Congrats on the new build! Love that outdoor room area 😍

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elieassi1992
May 13, 2018 4:32 pm
elieassi1992
Matt1988
Matt1988
13 May

Dennis family homes double story Boardwalk facade

Dennis family homes double story Boardwalk facade

I am wondering if anyone has built a double story with Dennis Family Homes and has chosen to go with the Boardwalk facade. If so, are you able to reply or message me with…

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Matt1988
May 13, 2018 3:53 pm
sxwallac
sxwallac
13 May

Wine Cellar Flooding: advice please

Wine Cellar Flooding: advice please
VIC

Thanks mate. Yeah, our builder let us down here. We had no idea about this kind of thing (first house build), and trusted he knew what he was doing. Our mistake. So,…

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sxwallac
May 13, 2018 12:32 pm
Mt.view
Mt.view
12 May

Sloping Narrow site: Hamptons style build. Cabinetry

Sloping Narrow site: Hamptons style build. Cabinetry
VIC
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Happy wife happy days. :wink: The end result will be something to look forward to.

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Mt.view
May 12, 2018 11:32 pm
Mt.view

Site cost for Tarneit

Site cost for Tarneit
VIC

Hello Everyone, I just wanted to know how much site cost should be around Davis Road Tarneit. We are planning to build there with Metricon but we feel that their site…

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Amantullah
May 12, 2018 7:33 pm
alexp79
alexp79
12 May

Hebel Vs. Bricks for new house in Sydney

Hebel Vs. Bricks for new house in Sydney
NSW

CustomHome42 The internet is saturated with marketing and spin Videos and unfortunately builders don't even rank on trusted professions list above.. (That is something…

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alexp79
May 12, 2018 4:19 pm
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Tips
May 12, 2018 3:53 pm

Augustine Heights - Valeco Build

Augustine Heights - Valeco Build
QLD

Any updates? :) Fingers crossed you have started!

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staceyrussell
May 12, 2018 12:33 pm
staceyrussell
JB1
JB1
12 May

Building the Waldorf Grange by Porter Davis

Building the Waldorf Grange by Porter Davis
VIC
1 ... 35, 36, 37

Thanks for confirming the colour. I'll check out a sample in person. Perhaps I'll got 1 shade darker.

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JB1
May 12, 2018 1:22 am

Clyde Springs estate- Clyde North

Clyde Springs estate- Clyde North
VIC
1, 2, 3

Hi guys It is indeed frustrating. I asked Joe for an update few days before that email and at that time he said Jul/Aug was on! Few days later this mail comes... However…

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sandeepdes
May 11, 2018 10:40 pm
Amish
Amish
11 May

Not giving time to arrange Finanace and price increase

Not giving time to arrange Finanace and price increase

You should have information regarding a finance clause in your HIA contract. I know ours did that basically said everything subject to bank finance with construction loan…

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Amish
May 11, 2018 10:26 pm
shazaw
shazaw
11 May

Doing it again

Doing it again
WA
1 ... 23, 24, 25

Thanks...Yes I'm loving big heart shaped leaves of cottonwood, very nice. :-D Build Thread : viewtopic.php?=31&t=81624

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shazaw
May 11, 2018 10:19 pm

@Abaxi: It is unusual for the downpipes to be located on the side of the garage. Normally one downpipe would be in front of the garage on the bricks on the side of the…

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kaycee
May 11, 2018 9:25 pm
MichelleK
MichelleK
11 May

Domaine homes by clerondon

Domaine homes by clerondon
NSW
1, 2, 3, 4

Hi. I am new to the forum. I am building Nevada 25 but not until next year. Waiting on land to register hopefully by December. Would love to see photos of your build as…

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MichelleK
May 11, 2018 8:13 pm

Hi Guys, Haven't posted since council approved our build but decided to jump on to share a few details on the progression so far as I found it helpful reading others…

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SKND10
May 11, 2018 7:38 pm


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