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joles
joles
15 October 2009

PD solar panels

PD solar panels
VIC

Sierra, I knew I read it somewhere and I have looked all through the paperwork and couldn't find it. :roll: Will have a look exactly where you said and check. Thanks. :D

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joles
Oct 15, 2009 8:25 pm
joles
goyalsh
goyalsh
15 October 2009

Structural Guarantees

Structural Guarantees
VIC

Hello T & T Ya sure tht would be de easiest way 2 get info however there seems to be some communication break down and we are a bit concerned about this aspect of the…

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goyalsh
Oct 15, 2009 10:22 pm
Eve Dweller
Eve Dweller
15 October 2009

Building in Eve Estate - 6b

Building in Eve Estate - 6b
VIC

I already asked for a H class slab so that we get both the porch and alfresco area concreted as well. The quote already (thankfully) included recycled water etc. ::smile:: and of…

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Eve Dweller
Oct 15, 2009 11:19 pm
Fiffaro
Fiffaro
16 October 2009

Victoria - Lock-up stage definition?

Victoria - Lock-up stage definition?
VIC

Since I last wrote, our lender advised us that their valuer had inspected the building and that it was not at lock up stage, and hence they would only permit a part…

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Fiffaro
Oct 16, 2009 1:14 am
breezey
breezey
16 October 2009

Custom Build - Ventura Homes in Perth - Currently scheduling

Custom Build - Ventura Homes in Perth - Currently scheduling
WA

There's a Ventura Homes house on display near my neighborhood, not sure which one, but it looks great! From looking at their site I think it's either the ventura-homes…

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breezey
Oct 16, 2009 12:55 pm
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harribeka
Oct 16, 2009 3:36 pm
harribeka
KnockItDown
KnockItDown
16 October 2009

Is this site clean acceptable?

Is this site clean acceptable?

The Landscaper saying $1-2K cost to do the clean is an "I don't want to do it" quote. You can go down the offical road if you want. Each to their own.

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KnockItDown
Oct 16, 2009 4:01 pm
KnockItDown
Nott
Nott
16 October 2009

Is anyone building the Mannum 181 or 207 with Rivergum??

Is anyone building the Mannum 181 or 207 with Rivergum??
VIC

hi jodie, a forumer has built with RG the mannum207, but not sure if he still logins to check as his house has been completed a few months ago. Which part of laurimar…

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Nott
Oct 16, 2009 5:28 pm
Nott
lisanne
lisanne
16 October 2009

"Guaranteed site start in September" -- $4000

"Guaranteed site start in September" -- $4000
VIC

My site start was for May but didn't start till the first week of June - I think you will only get charged if YOU are the cause of the delay by the land not being ready etc

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lisanne
Oct 16, 2009 7:40 pm
Rinny
Rinny
17 October 2009

Building with M - how many days in 'completion stage'

Building with M - how many days in 'completion stage'

They seem to giving consistent advice...because they have started painting and tiling and i have also been told Jan/Feb next year.

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Rinny
Oct 17, 2009 8:21 am
leesy
leesy
17 October 2009

What colour roof/gutter/fascia + render for this house?

What colour roof/gutter/fascia + render for this house?
SA

Hi, Our house is nearly at lock up. We have Austral Newport Bricks, Woodlands Grey Roof, gutters and garage door, and paperbark facia and windows. The Woodlands…

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leesy
Oct 17, 2009 6:04 pm
leesy
D&SG
D&SG
17 October 2009

Aushomes? Brisbane?

Aushomes? Brisbane?
QLD

Good luck with it all! You should post your plans so we can have a look :D

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D&SG
Oct 17, 2009 10:57 pm
D&SG
Dollar
Dollar
18 October 2009

Which brick?

Which brick?

The photos of the bricks have helped sooo much. Thank you! I am still in a brick dilemma though....lol....not sure what the colour scheme will be yet but hoping to stick…

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Dollar
Oct 18, 2009 12:42 am
pharley
pharley
18 October 2009

Am I crazy? Re-painting internally..

Am I crazy? Re-painting internally..

Hey Aly88, I feel for you. Paint colours end up looking so different once they're on the wall from their little sample chips. And the changing tile selections only add to…

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pharley
Oct 18, 2009 10:50 am
pharley
cyberman
cyberman
18 October 2009

"RUBBISH" -anyone pulling stuff out of yor miniskips?

"RUBBISH" -anyone pulling stuff out of yor miniskips?

Last time I built my father-in-law noticed one of the neighbours collecting stuff out of the bin. That's OK by me. But when that stuff in the bin wasn't enough for him and…

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cyberman
Oct 18, 2009 11:06 am
cyberman
itsmeud
itsmeud
18 October 2009

Mowing a vacant block in Doreen..???

Mowing a vacant block in Doreen..???
VIC

We bought a land in an established area and when we had to clean it for our builder we found amazing things ! Cut the grass with a wipper-snipper and then there was so…

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itsmeud
Oct 18, 2009 12:29 pm
milly_monster
milly_monster
18 October 2009

Thin blue tubes in walls? what are they?

Thin blue tubes in walls? what are they?

Oh was at the house before and one of the tubes has broken doh

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milly_monster
Oct 18, 2009 5:01 pm
Casa2
Casa2
18 October 2009

Cost of Concrete Pump

Cost of Concrete Pump

It does cost more to do a custom design, but not that much more. Most of the cost difference is because if you design it yourself, you tend to put in a higher quality level.

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Casa2
Oct 18, 2009 9:34 pm
Ashgrove
Ashgrove
18 October 2009

Building a house in Brisbane: looking for a contractor

Building a house in Brisbane: looking for a contractor
QLD

Hi I am very interested to see who builds this 300sqm house for $300k on a small lot. I am tring this and the prices are much higher. Thanks

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Ashgrove
Oct 18, 2009 10:30 pm
JohnnyD
JohnnyD
18 October 2009

Loretta's new house - ****UPDATE 18 OCTOBER 09**** SLAB DOWN

Loretta's new house - ****UPDATE 18 OCTOBER 09**** SLAB DOWN
1, 2, 3, 4

Yes owner building is very rewarding.I forgot to mention that we owner built a house many years ago & DH did a lot of the work himself,with the help of my dad.We lived in…

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JohnnyD
Oct 18, 2009 10:43 pm
JohnnyD
Jochicho
Jochicho
18 October 2009

Building a Wisdom Prosperity 23- We are in and loving it!

Building a Wisdom Prosperity 23- We are in and loving it!
NSW
1 ... 31, 32, 33

Thanks darling! you are just too sweet! I have missed you all heaps too, I keep wondering what's happening at your houses! I am only back temporarily until I can sneak…

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Jochicho
Oct 18, 2009 10:57 pm
Tex
Tex
19 October 2009

Starting to build a new house with "S1"

Starting to build a new house with "S1"

Hi folks, We have been talking to S1 for a long time about building a new home. Reading through all the horror stories on this forum has me quite concerned about…

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Tex
Oct 19, 2009 10:37 am
Shelz
Shelz
19 October 2009

How long do builders break over Christmas?

How long do builders break over Christmas?

Thanx for all of your replies ::smile:: ::smile:: I will try to find out form our SS but to be quite honest I dont think Id believe a word of what they say :lol: :lol: We'l just have to wait…

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Shelz
Oct 19, 2009 10:51 am
JilaMint
JilaMint
19 October 2009

How often do u talk to your SS (site supervisor) & for what?

How often do u talk to your SS (site supervisor) & for what?
1, 2

what about some stuff that you want the tradies to do on cash .. do you coordinate with the SS .. or just talk to the on-site…

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JilaMint
Oct 19, 2009 12:01 pm
whattever
whattever
19 October 2009

Roof Insulation and down lights - after handover

Roof Insulation and down lights - after handover

Use glasswool if you must but if your ceiling is not completely sealed you may have a dust problems from the fiberglass ,only classed as a nuisance dust but have you ever…

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whattever
Oct 19, 2009 1:31 pm
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themax
Oct 19, 2009 8:00 pm
themax
Eljay
Eljay
19 October 2009

Paints for skirts and arcs

Paints for skirts and arcs

I was asking the same thing last week. I didn't even think about it until I was talking to my sales guy and he said that the default is full gloss. I was humming and…

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Eljay
Oct 19, 2009 8:03 pm
Pugs
Pugs
19 October 2009

Electricals and Networking

Electricals and Networking

generally a sparkie will have their data ticket... but some of them barely understand the basicis of cabling let alone practical uses of said cabling... if you can geta…

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Pugs
Oct 19, 2009 10:49 pm
Pugs
suh
suh
20 October 2009

They think they know better

They think they know better
NSW

Whats wrong with blokes? :p There have been many times that I have come out of a hairdresser looking different from what I wanted. heheh…

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suh
Oct 20, 2009 8:56 am
suh
suh
suh
20 October 2009

Can't help myself - photos... hey ICK FS bench included

Can't help myself - photos... hey ICK FS bench included
NSW
1, 2, 3

:lol: keep them safe Meeshell :sh: did I tell you the red rug has gone :z: and the red…

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suh
Oct 20, 2009 8:59 am
suh
Rinny
Rinny
20 October 2009

Selling our brand new Miele oven - Melb

Selling our brand new Miele oven - Melb
VIC

Hi, unfortunately it is an electric oven. Thanks for your reply anyway.

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Rinny
Oct 20, 2009 9:49 am
mjt084
mjt084
20 October 2009

Anyone built with Cavalier Homes Newcastle?

Anyone built with Cavalier Homes Newcastle?
NSW

Thanks Kyton, My girlfriend lives just around the corner from Christo Rd so I'll have to check the house out next time I'm over there! The architect I've been dealing…

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mjt084
Oct 20, 2009 10:12 am
blessedpeople
blessedpeople
20 October 2009

My buckingham palace - all moved in!!!

My buckingham palace - all moved in!!!
VIC
1 ... 9, 10, 11

Oh Fi you crack me up! Having a view sure has its benefits :wink: Glad to hear the dent is pretty much invisible but of course all things are visible to one who has superpowers :lol:

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blessedpeople
Oct 20, 2009 4:02 pm
blessedpeople
TamDaz
TamDaz
20 October 2009

Henley Property Group / Homes Sydney - Questions

Henley Property Group / Homes Sydney - Questions
NSW

This may be a leap, but I've noticed here in SA, their website is down and they have closed all their display homes. They do however still exist, selling house and land…

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TamDaz
Oct 20, 2009 7:32 pm
princessfee
princessfee
20 October 2009

Wisdom Aspiration 35 @ The Ponds

Wisdom Aspiration 35 @ The Ponds
NSW
1 ... 13, 14, 15

Ah cool, that sounds pretty straight forward. Thanks MK :D. Our speed home will be quite quick as our place is only a 4 minute drive from head office :lol:.

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princessfee
Oct 20, 2009 8:03 pm
paul.jason
paul.jason
20 October 2009

Missing Pegs

Missing Pegs

We've not got missing pegs, but they measure short of the purchased allotment by a few cm's on the length side........what happens there ?

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paul.jason
Oct 20, 2009 9:49 pm
paul.jason
buildingwithhamra
buildingwithhamra
21 October 2009

How much did it cost to render your portico?

How much did it cost to render your portico?

I don't want to sign off to a price with the builder if I can definately get it done cheaper…

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buildingwithhamra
Oct 21, 2009 7:59 am
pinkfairymagic
pinkfairymagic
21 October 2009

How do I find vacant block owners?

How do I find vacant block owners?

Well I called the council again and got the same response, different person though. I have to send a letter to the rates department explaining what I need their details…

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pinkfairymagic
Oct 21, 2009 12:32 pm
pinkfairymagic
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Djelibeybi
Oct 21, 2009 12:47 pm

A couple of questions... Will the glass doors be opaque ? Are you keeping the slide out rangehood at the same level height as the rest of the o/head…

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jbdave
Oct 21, 2009 2:21 pm
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jasonashby
Oct 21, 2009 2:44 pm
locus
locus
21 October 2009

Alisgirl's build with Blueprint Homes- selection pics!

Alisgirl's build with Blueprint Homes- selection pics!
WA
1, 2, 3, 4

How are things coming along? It has been a while since you posted an update! :)

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locus
Oct 21, 2009 3:27 pm
locus
Chedasha
Chedasha
21 October 2009

NoAnchovy's building the Blackwood @ Oyster Harbour Estate

NoAnchovy's building the Blackwood @ Oyster Harbour Estate
WA
1, 2

we are going to render the 'contemporary' bit - I would have a picture of the elevation but she took it when we signed off on it. Cal wants…

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Chedasha
Oct 21, 2009 3:39 pm
evolvedmonkey
evolvedmonkey
21 October 2009

water rates - Did YOU get a big bill whilst building???

water rates - Did YOU get a big bill whilst building???
VIC
1, 2

crickey! i hope M pays for ours, because I sure as h@ll aint paying

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evolvedmonkey
Oct 21, 2009 3:53 pm
evolvedmonkey
Kevin.c
Kevin.c
21 October 2009

Stadt heating system not blowing hot air???

Stadt heating system not blowing hot air???

I can't find the the burners to light? :x Are they the same sort as in water heaters? Pilot is like a turn + push in type. I have called in a technician to fix this for…

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Kevin.c
Oct 21, 2009 3:54 pm
buildinginjindalee
buildinginjindalee
21 October 2009

Lighting - what to get the builder to do?

Lighting - what to get the builder to do?

Great, thanks for the replies. Must say Rizzo, I have a feeling we will be in the same position if we said we would do it ourselves later........I am always getting grief…

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buildinginjindalee
Oct 21, 2009 5:50 pm
makoby
makoby
21 October 2009

Pics of Brushwood Bricks

Pics of Brushwood Bricks

Oh wow they look great! I actually came across that post before, thankyou :) I have also recently been looking at someone elses post who used austral newport?? (comnpletely…

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makoby
Oct 21, 2009 7:32 pm


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