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ChargerWA
ChargerWA
29 October 2010

Jarrah Skirting, Architraves and Door Frames

Jarrah Skirting, Architraves and Door Frames

Hi Rdiq, You will only find jarrah architraves and skirting in a real top end home new homes, if you specifically ask for it due to it being expensive. With old growth…

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ChargerWA
Oct 29, 2010 10:51 pm
ChargerWA
anne66
anne66
26 September 2011

Any good building ispector used before handover in Brissy?

Any good building ispector used before handover in Brissy?

Hi new to this. I used a building inspector who was a builder for my inspections when we had a house built. We had our house designed by an architect, but a builder to…

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anne66
Sep 26, 2011 7:55 am
tsurf
tsurf
27 October 2010

Anyone building McCarthy or GJ Gardener acreage homes

Anyone building McCarthy or GJ Gardener acreage homes
QLD

I know of a very good custom builder whom I am in the process of dealing with who has several acreage style plans. Besides my Uncles canal house I had a look through 2…

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tsurf
Oct 27, 2010 4:38 pm
stegosaurus
stegosaurus
27 October 2010

all the sand - tile pics, splashback, girls bedroom

all the sand - tile pics, splashback, girls bedroom
SA
1 ... 12, 13, 14

Hey V You've been quiet - I hope you haven't abandoned us! How are you enjoying your house?

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stegosaurus
Oct 27, 2010 6:02 pm
nymphser
nymphser
8 November 2010

Red Gum Construction details

Red Gum Construction details

Never heard of Red Gum Constructions. Did you mean River Gum Constructions…

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nymphser
Nov 08, 2010 9:34 pm
lilizzy7
lilizzy7
28 October 2010

For those who built with Homebuyers Centre - Help!

For those who built with Homebuyers Centre - Help!

Thanks, I hope so too! Good news is we signed with them today! Our consultant has been so helpful over the last few…

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lilizzy7
Oct 28, 2010 1:51 am
Cozmo
Cozmo
29 October 2010

Colourbond fencer in Cranbourne

Colourbond fencer in Cranbourne

Well you could look at the treads of estates around your area. Try Mark from Somerset details here…

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Cozmo
Oct 29, 2010 2:17 pm
bellabelinda
bellabelinda
28 October 2010

PCI Check List

PCI Check List

Thank you heaps…

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bellabelinda
Oct 28, 2010 12:12 pm
Goalump
Goalump
4 November 2010

Planning a country build

Planning a country build

Thanks guys, we are looking at expanding the main room by a metre to put a bath in the ensuite, but it is still early days. Thanks for the tip with Bendigo, I assume…

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Goalump
Nov 04, 2010 7:52 pm
bluemetal77
bluemetal77
5 November 2010

Recommendations on builders - Rawson, Wisdom, Fowler Homes?

Recommendations on builders - Rawson, Wisdom, Fowler Homes?

We're in a Fowler Monaco 30 home for the last 6 months at The Ponds as well! Its all been good and smooth with them .. no dramas/no surprises - quite honest .. I would…

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bluemetal77
Nov 05, 2010 1:44 pm
bluemetal77
take2
take2
28 October 2010

Split level

Split level
NSW
1 ... 9, 10, 11

Hi Funksoul, Wow fantastic views, you are going to get some great breezes through your house. Don't cut corners on the retaining its going to be the foundations block…

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take2
Oct 28, 2010 3:29 pm
take2
AJW
AJW
29 October 2010

Rates for Fencing

Rates for Fencing

but as my neighbour is demanding for the fence, I have to look into the details of fencing at this…

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AJW
Oct 29, 2010 9:48 pm
mak_
mak_
18 January 2012

Fencing contractor for Mernda Villages

Fencing contractor for Mernda Villages

I know this is an old thread. But was wondering if anyone could recommend a fencer besides Ozcolour? or is $75.10p/m a reasonable price??

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mak_
Jan 18, 2012 12:00 pm
mak_
Tarty
Tarty
28 October 2010

Builders - Lifestyle Homes or Scott Park?

Builders - Lifestyle Homes or Scott Park?
WA

i guess depending on how big the house is....but i think it should take about a month, cross fingers

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Tarty
Oct 28, 2010 10:05 pm

we have rectified porcelain tiles in our bathroom and laundry, and non-rectified porcelain ones in ensuite. the grout looks fine on both of them, but with the rectified…

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donuts
Oct 28, 2010 10:14 pm
donuts
kdgirl
kdgirl
29 October 2010

Any one building an AV Jennings house

Any one building an AV Jennings house
NSW
1, 2

Hi all. Since reading your reviews we have done some further research and have found some very mixed reviews, mostly not favourable and all of those…

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kdgirl
Oct 29, 2010 7:42 am
manhatten38
manhatten38
29 October 2010

Greeway Views Estate West Hoxton Park Help!

Greeway Views Estate West Hoxton Park Help!
NSW

I actually thing the room won't be wide enough with the Madison36 as anyone found a problem with the width of their rooms.

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manhatten38
Oct 29, 2010 4:44 pm
thirsty
thirsty
29 October 2010

Building with Plunkett or Ventura?

Building with Plunkett or Ventura?
WA

Not a problem. Ask lots of questions. Everyone is very helpful on here. Good luck with your decisions ::smile::

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thirsty
Oct 29, 2010 7:13 pm
thirsty
kntan
kntan
29 October 2010

Question on Land survey

Question on Land survey
VIC

Thanks for the advice.

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kntan
Oct 29, 2010 7:58 pm
qonyx
qonyx
29 October 2010

LATTE BRICK

LATTE BRICK

Divya - how did you go with the final Latte bricks. We will be building using them with flush mortar

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qonyx
Oct 29, 2010 8:54 pm
qonyx
LapwingWayWaterside
LapwingWayWaterside
29 October 2010

Sunset date

Sunset date
NSW

Hello all... Your post have raised some interesting questions for my partner and I to raise with the sales rep from Stockland tomorrow. We are looking to go ahead with the…

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LapwingWayWaterside
Oct 29, 2010 9:28 pm
felicity1324
felicity1324
30 October 2010

Our Green House

Our Green House
VIC

We were looking at using Ecoblock for the build but not all builders will work with it. Instead it has been suggested to use Hebel blocks and render... So I was thinking…

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felicity1324
Oct 30, 2010 8:39 am
paul.jason
paul.jason
30 October 2010

Frenken Homes - Bella Elite 175

Frenken Homes - Bella Elite 175
VIC
1 ... 4, 5, 6

We would've really loved an internal entry to the house from the garage but after trying 3 different ways we couldn't do it - however we've got a roller garage door at the…

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paul.jason
Oct 30, 2010 5:05 pm
paul.jason
Fallen_Apple
Fallen_Apple
30 October 2010

Anyone rendered their whole house (or street facing sides)?

Anyone rendered their whole house (or street facing sides)?
VIC

We are doing our house CB Surfmist all over with CB Dune to the balcony. Hasn't been done yet though.

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Fallen_Apple
Oct 30, 2010 7:15 pm
Fallen_Apple
Judie
Judie
31 October 2010

Ducted Refridgerated Reverse Cycle Vs Evaporative Aircon

Ducted Refridgerated Reverse Cycle Vs Evaporative Aircon
WA

Yes, refrigerated air is considerably more to both install and run. However, on hot, humid days you'll be glad you have it! The other thing that can help is to install…

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Judie
Oct 30, 2010 11:20 pm
Judie
bicko123
bicko123
31 October 2010

Show me your Burnished Wood (or similar) kitchens please!!!

Show me your Burnished Wood (or similar) kitchens please!!!
VIC

Thanks, It went in on wednesday. i'm really happy with it :z: Still so come.…

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bicko123
Oct 31, 2010 1:15 pm
tackerbam
tackerbam
31 October 2010

Impression 38

Impression 38
NSW

with Wisdom Homes? The Impression 38 is on display at The Ponds. http://www.wisdomhomes.com.au/displayce ... ntreID=227

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tackerbam
Oct 31, 2010 3:32 pm
chucho
chucho
31 October 2010

Anyone can recommend a reliable builder (Melbourne Area)

Anyone can recommend a reliable builder (Melbourne Area)
VIC

Hi guys, I'm feeling the jargon to find a reliable builder after many meetings etc. ( I'm sure many could feel my pain through their experiences!) If you have had a good…

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chucho
Oct 31, 2010 4:25 pm
Andronicus
Andronicus
1 November 2010

HELP I need Retaining wall advice

HELP I need Retaining wall advice

ultimately there are several options but a lot depends on the actual measurements (eg total drop from the finished level of the driveway to the top of the existing…

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Andronicus
Nov 01, 2010 11:20 am
Pugs
Pugs
1 November 2010

running extra tv cables during build

running extra tv cables during build
VIC

hi people just wondering if anyone can help. Im starting to build soon and i want to run extra tv,phone and speaker cables during my build but i have…

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Pugs
Nov 01, 2010 11:24 am
Pugs
Team PD
Team PD
1 November 2010

PD Termite System

PD Termite System
VIC

Hi Kim, I would like to help you out as best as I can. Could you please private message me your full name, lot address and phone number and I'll look into it for you.…

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Team PD
Nov 01, 2010 3:57 pm
Team PD
JBridge
JBridge
1 November 2010

opinions please = am I over reacting?

opinions please = am I over reacting?

grrrr still no answer. Sent a nice email on Friday but no response. Sick of them and their crappy customer service!!

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JBridge
Nov 01, 2010 4:31 pm
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lilfeggle
Nov 01, 2010 5:57 pm
lilfeggle
Victoria_g06
Victoria_g06
1 November 2010

Your all going to think im so silly? question about footings

Your all going to think im so silly? question about footings
SA

Hmm I can't tell you any prices but they are not included in most prices I would say... If you can get fixed site costs and then you wont have to worry about footings - I…

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Victoria_g06
Nov 01, 2010 6:09 pm
Victoria_g06
pipphen
pipphen
1 November 2010

Sun Orientation - Home Design

Sun Orientation - Home Design
NSW

Thanks for your input, somewoman. I am so new to this and time is running out so I will definitely be going with the best 'fit' home designs from the builders. …

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pipphen
Nov 01, 2010 6:15 pm
sleven
sleven
1 November 2010

What is included in a Facade Design

What is included in a Facade Design

mel_mox is right - every builder is different. For instance - when we were choosing ours - we were shown 9 different facade options - some of them were no cost, some were…

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sleven
Nov 01, 2010 8:36 pm
sleven
ref_kt
ref_kt
5 November 2010

Help needed

Help needed

i guess im lucky in the fact i am the only person using both his and hers WIR at my place, so can afford to lose the corner area as space sounds like a great idea with…

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ref_kt
Nov 05, 2010 8:22 pm
ref_kt
sleven
sleven
2 November 2010

New to all of this....

New to all of this....
WA

Hi there - LOVE the house plan! It is so grand! Everything is set out so well! Have you made your colour selections as yet??/ I'm sure I speak for most people on here…

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sleven
Nov 02, 2010 10:39 am
sleven
Fi_Lars
Fi_Lars
2 November 2010

After PCI whats the max time builder take to fix everything?

After PCI whats the max time builder take to fix everything?

Thanks for the reply grom. Sorry to hear that you have been waiting for so long. We were always under the impression that the builder had 10 working days from PCI to get…

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Fi_Lars
Nov 02, 2010 12:02 pm
jbarry
jbarry
2 November 2010

Kazzbah61 switch home Tiling

Kazzbah61 switch home Tiling
WA

Hi Kazzbah Just wondering how things are going for you. Are you any closer to pci/handover? Cheers

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jbarry
Nov 02, 2010 4:54 pm
noddy09
noddy09
16 November 2010

No power at front of land - what are my rights??

No power at front of land - what are my rights??

Yeah I wrote them another email, they finally forwarded it onto their lawyer and they emailed me saying where would I like the cheque mailed to :) So I should receive that…

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noddy09
Nov 16, 2010 4:36 pm
noddy09
suh
suh
2 November 2010

blog and contact

blog and contact

I found someone blog in the homeone forum building list Can you tell me where this list is ::smile::

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suh
Nov 02, 2010 6:50 pm
suh
threeboxes
threeboxes
3 November 2010

Builiding with Coral Homes - Hamilton 252

Builiding with Coral Homes - Hamilton 252
NSW
1, 2, 3

Hi, We never went ahead and basically you lose the $1600 :( But our friend who works for another building company said that it is worth contacting the consultant and…

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threeboxes
Nov 03, 2010 9:27 am
Hels
Hels
3 November 2010

No 12 mths maintenance inspection with PD?

No 12 mths maintenance inspection with PD?
VIC

Well this is clearly something I missed along the way, or forgot :th: I will make up a list of all the things to be done and give maintenance a call. Thanks for all the…

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Hels
Nov 03, 2010 10:15 am
Hels
Tamara1975
Tamara1975
3 November 2010

Building Stradbroke 279 (Coral Homes) Anyone else?

Building Stradbroke 279 (Coral Homes) Anyone else?
NSW

Hi Gypsy. Just wondering how you are getting on. We are just about to pay our deposit for the Stradbroke 279. We are just waiting on our preliminary estimate to come in. I…

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Tamara1975
Nov 03, 2010 1:13 pm
buildingwest
buildingwest
6 November 2010

Show me your letter box :)

Show me your letter box :)

Hi, You will find some pictures of letter boxes on this…

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buildingwest
Nov 06, 2010 10:02 am
mel_mox
mel_mox
3 November 2010

Buiding in Doreen - Cornells Hill

Buiding in Doreen - Cornells Hill
VIC
1, 2, 3

Hey amelie, It wasn't too hard, I did many many hours of research & just kept showing hubby everything. We did sit-down one night & go thru elec stuff together. That was a…

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mel_mox
Nov 03, 2010 9:15 pm
Team PD
Team PD
17 November 2010

Contract signing this Wednesday!

Contract signing this Wednesday!

Hi Mel, Congratulations on your contract signing! :D It is a hefty document indeed, but by the sounds of things you got through it and have done well. A video guide that…

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Team PD
Nov 17, 2010 4:33 pm
Team PD

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Enjoy a 90% discount off the Panacom Colour Monitor to suit PAN360K Intercom (Recon). (End Of Line Product) Offer valid while stocks last.

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