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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
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
aloenyx
aloenyx
9 October 2017

Coral modified Stradbroke

Coral modified Stradbroke
NSW
1 ... 62, 63, 64

I have the other problem, all these things I want to do but no more funds ;-; just want it all perfectly finished off.

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aloenyx
Oct 09, 2017 8:05 pm
aloenyx
jay m
jay m
9 October 2017

independent home inspector

independent home inspector

Thanks PVBUILD Advice noted. I live close to the site, visit at least once a week, and got to see everything from the ground up. But I'm not a builder and have little…

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jay m
Oct 09, 2017 7:57 pm
sri_arch
sri_arch
9 October 2017

Canterbury - Final Stages

Canterbury - Final Stages
VIC
1 ... 21, 22, 23

Tanz1110, another Canterbury!! love that design yep, I am building the Canterbury 44 in the south east suburbs and currently at frame stage. Mine is a knock down…

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sri_arch
Oct 09, 2017 7:08 pm
nafiz82
nafiz82
9 October 2017

GJ Gardner Homes Bacchus Marsh

GJ Gardner Homes Bacchus Marsh
VIC

Is there anyone in this forum who has built or currently building with…

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nafiz82
Oct 09, 2017 2:49 pm
jaylex
jaylex
9 October 2017

Our Clarendon Parkhill 29 Build in Brisbane

Our Clarendon Parkhill 29 Build in Brisbane
QLD

Hi, Also building this style home with clarendon. Can I ask if you had modfications on the upper floor and if so, what they were? Thanks.

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jaylex
Oct 09, 2017 9:50 am
danevechild
danevechild
9 October 2017

Simonds bolton

Simonds bolton

hi there, sorry we had issues with the site manager and it was delaying our move. We have finally move in last week. Hope yours is going well

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danevechild
Oct 09, 2017 7:59 am
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Mimpi
Oct 09, 2017 1:05 am
Shailsusi
Shailsusi
8 October 2017

Roselea Homes Sapphire - anyone currently building this home

Roselea Homes Sapphire - anyone currently building this home
NSW

You can call me on 0457806985. I typed my response twice but lost it before submitting it and don't want to type it again.

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Shailsusi
Oct 08, 2017 8:41 pm
MJT
MJT
8 October 2017

Fairmont Homes Consultant Adelaide

Fairmont Homes Consultant Adelaide
SA

We dealt with Jeff and he was wonderful

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MJT
Oct 08, 2017 8:16 pm
just_a_draftee
just_a_draftee
8 October 2017

Drafting a plan

Drafting a plan
1, 2

Of course, completely understand. Area is something that you can't easily add on a later date though. Is there potentially something you take out and could do later than…

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just_a_draftee
Oct 08, 2017 2:21 pm
just_a_draftee

Looks like a big difference in price

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Melos
Oct 07, 2017 7:48 pm
cruise007
cruise007
7 October 2017

Building our Clarendon Fairmont 38 on the Gold Coast

Building our Clarendon Fairmont 38 on the Gold Coast
QLD
1 ... 7, 8, 9

congratulations 1st time builders !!! can't wait to see more pics!

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cruise007
Oct 07, 2017 5:21 pm
alyssarachel
alyssarachel
7 October 2017

Riverstone Meadows Estate

Riverstone Meadows Estate
NSW
1, 2, 3

We are building in Riverstone Meadows too Stage 2! We go out once a month to check progress- we were told rego march 2018?? I hope to be in before Christmas 2018!!!

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alyssarachel
Oct 07, 2017 12:22 pm
StructuralBIMGuy
StructuralBIMGuy
7 October 2017

Building contract / Delay building

Building contract / Delay building

Thanks for the reply,were the bulkhead's bulkhead's post contract variations or TBA items ?, the builder may well be entitled to extras?

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StructuralBIMGuy
Oct 07, 2017 7:34 am
StructuralBIMGuy
Katehutch
Katehutch
7 October 2017

YES or NO to building while living overseas!!! HELP PLEASE

YES or NO to building while living overseas!!! HELP PLEASE
NSW

Everything seems so scary to me at the moment!! I would definitely have someone there to check it over at those 4 major stage you suggest. I think we will wait for 1 year…

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Katehutch
Oct 07, 2017 6:54 am
Jacks
Jacks
7 October 2017

Custom build - Ryde

Custom build - Ryde
NSW

Hi all, I'm new to this forum and loving the wealth of knowledge and hoping to tap into it if I can! We're wanting to do a knockdown rebuild in Ryde but struggling to…

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Jacks
Oct 07, 2017 6:43 am
alexp79
alexp79
6 October 2017

Bigger home Vs Ducted Reverse A/C

Bigger home Vs Ducted Reverse A/C
VIC

I don't see any issue for builder to bring in/installing this duct grills/openings for your future ducted aircon (an extra cost will be cost of grills and in-plaster…

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alexp79
Oct 06, 2017 7:18 pm

Thanks very much. Nelson did an amazing job. He also stands by his work, and has even come out to fix something that wasn't even his fault. Really good guy!

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camma18
Oct 06, 2017 7:14 pm
camma18
Sarah159
Sarah159
6 October 2017

Mount Barker Thread

Mount Barker Thread
SA
1 ... 16, 17, 18

Yeh i think they say 12 weeks just to cover themselves, havent heard of it ever taking that long

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Sarah159
Oct 06, 2017 4:32 pm
donovanjd
donovanjd
6 October 2017

Home Assurance with Henley

Home Assurance with Henley
VIC

Does anyone have any experience dealing with Henley's home assurance department? What's your experience been with them? 3 months into moving into our new home we've…

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donovanjd
Oct 06, 2017 12:42 pm
BnL
BnL
6 October 2017

Dunedin 29 by porter davis

Dunedin 29 by porter davis
VIC

Hi all, looking at building the Dunedin 29 by porter davis. Any tips on things you wish you had done. We are wanting the alfresco, raked ceiling and soaker tub options.…

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BnL
Oct 06, 2017 11:56 am
RDhar_2016
RDhar_2016
6 October 2017

Price Matrix -Henley

Price Matrix -Henley

I know it is frustrating. It seems developer can take upto 30 months before buyer can push any legalities.

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RDhar_2016
Oct 06, 2017 9:49 am
DRT
DRT
6 October 2017

Our Glendale 39 - Metricon (Blackwood Park, SA)

Our Glendale 39 - Metricon (Blackwood Park, SA)
SA
1 ... 14, 15, 16

Hi tungfai How is everything going on with you build. I am also building Glendale 41 with como facade in Sydney. Would love to see some completed pictures. Also what…

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DRT
Oct 06, 2017 8:38 am

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