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richie122
richie122
11 October 2016

Advice on Retaining Wall

Advice on Retaining Wall
QLD

Yes they could have known by simplying asking. We had purchased our land before them and had our plans done before them I guess thats why council recommends you speak to…

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richie122
Oct 11, 2016 8:19 am
richie122
DB81
DB81
11 October 2016

Dunes - Porter Davis

Dunes - Porter Davis
VIC

Hi all, building the Dunes 29 with Porter Davis in Woodend, Victoria. Just waiting on build start date. Anyone else here building or has completed the Dunes? Or the…

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DB81
Oct 11, 2016 7:21 am
ms_prez
ms_prez
11 October 2016

Corner stacker doors worth it?

Corner stacker doors worth it?
QLD

Im with ZoePerth on this one, they look great but flies & fly poop, as I call it, on the ceiling would drive me absolutely insane. ;) We are adding normal slider stackers…

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ms_prez
Oct 11, 2016 12:19 am
ms_prez
Rocchet
Rocchet
10 October 2016

Partial handing (switching the front of the house only)

Partial handing (switching the front of the house only)

Thanks Rocchet. Our contact person is on annual leave and the lady I have spoken to doesn't sound very knowledgeable :(

Hmm that's no good. Have…</p></div><div class=

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Rocchet
Oct 10, 2016 8:58 pm
StructuralBIMGuy
StructuralBIMGuy
10 October 2016

M Class Slab and Aggressive Soil Requirements

M Class Slab and Aggressive Soil Requirements
NSW

A lot of builders use upgraded engineering specifications to charge whatever they can get away with. Please scrutinize the extra over charges once you have signed contracts

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StructuralBIMGuy
Oct 10, 2016 8:28 pm
StructuralBIMGuy
MsBecStar
MsBecStar
10 October 2016

Metricon Phoenix Adelaide - landscaping

Metricon Phoenix Adelaide - landscaping
SA
1 ... 86, 87, 88

Hi again, just bumping up to see if I can get the name of ur fencing contractor.

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MsBecStar
Oct 10, 2016 7:49 pm
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ms_prez
Oct 10, 2016 1:42 pm
ms_prez
Sgene85
Sgene85
10 October 2016

Anyone building in Sunbury Fields?

Anyone building in Sunbury Fields?
VIC

Hey guys, my wife and I visited the sales office on the weekend and keen on getting a block. Awesome to see that someone is also building at Sunbury Fields. We're looking…

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Sgene85
Oct 10, 2016 9:06 am
Sgene85
wongbruce
wongbruce
9 October 2016

Eden Brae Homes Building Period

Eden Brae Homes Building Period
NSW

Hi All, I signed my building contract with Eden Brae in June and for my home they have stated clearly the following: Provide a 38 No. week contract period for a package…

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wongbruce
Oct 09, 2016 8:38 pm
wongbruce
wongbruce
9 October 2016

Building with eden brae homes

Building with eden brae homes
NSW

Hi Dakum, I am a Solicitor and can give you a bit of advice on this. Under Section 88K of the Conveyancing Act, the neighbour who has refused to sign the drainage…

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wongbruce
Oct 09, 2016 8:34 pm
livpal5
livpal5
9 October 2016

Build northern nsw- Landscaping pics

Build northern nsw- Landscaping pics
VIC
1 ... 47, 48, 49

Thanks B4M3T. It is slow as we have to wait for funds first. I have so many ideas but no money haha. Thanks cat_dunc it's just merbau come up really well. Not as red as…

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livpal5
Oct 09, 2016 8:09 pm
LochietheChippy
LochietheChippy
9 October 2016

slab issues

slab issues
VIC

It will be ok I know it seems like a drama it's not, honestly I've probably only had 20 square slabs in my career, quite often we move frames 20-30mm, I'm not sure what…

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LochietheChippy
Oct 09, 2016 7:56 pm
GabrielleRenee
GabrielleRenee
9 October 2016

Has anyone built with Homebuyers Centre in Perth?

Has anyone built with Homebuyers Centre in Perth?
WA

Yes my partner and I built through Homebuyers, our house was built in 6 months after slab being laid, we have been in our house almost 2 yrs now and no problems other than…

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GabrielleRenee
Oct 09, 2016 7:27 pm
UniCoteOfficial
UniCoteOfficial
9 October 2016

Unicote or Colorbond Steel roof?

Unicote or Colorbond Steel roof?
WA

Hi All, It seems there is a bit of uncertainty around UniCote®, so i would like to clear a few things up for everybody. UniCote® was developed by Australia’s fastest…

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UniCoteOfficial
Oct 09, 2016 12:59 pm
UniCoteOfficial
Dani_J
Dani_J
9 October 2016

Building the Brookwater from Porter Davis

Building the Brookwater from Porter Davis
VIC
1, 2

Hi guys, just found this thread. Love the Brookwater 47 display at Harcrest. Anyone know what colours are used for the weather boards and what roof tile profile/colour?…

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Dani_J
Oct 09, 2016 8:27 am
Sutherlandshire15
Sutherlandshire15
9 October 2016

Clipsal Lighting and Electrical - Advice please!!

Clipsal Lighting and Electrical - Advice please!!
NSW

Im New at this. Im considering using Vogue homes to build a duplex. How are you finding them ?

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Sutherlandshire15
Oct 09, 2016 7:55 am
valdorabuild
valdorabuild
9 October 2016

Recommended architect on Sunshine Coast

Recommended architect on Sunshine Coast
QLD

Hi there, I'm looking to owner build a new house on the Sunshine Coast in QLD and I'm currently looking for an architect to help me with the design. Can anyone recommend…

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valdorabuild
Oct 09, 2016 1:37 am
Dani_J
Dani_J
9 October 2016

Building Porter Davis Brookwater 49 in Eucalypt Wollert VIC

Building Porter Davis Brookwater 49 in Eucalypt Wollert VIC
VIC

Hi Kes1984, just found your thread to see if anyone on here had built the Brookwater. Would love to see some pics of your home, particularly the facade you've chosen

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Dani_J
Oct 08, 2016 11:14 pm
Lexh
Lexh
8 October 2016

Trend Connection

Trend Connection
NSW

Sorry! I'm new here. I will post there. Thanks :)

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Lexh
Oct 08, 2016 8:04 pm
Lexh
ddarroch
ddarroch
8 October 2016

Rawson KBR on the Lower North Shore

Rawson KBR on the Lower North Shore
NSW

Do a search, you'll find other Hebel threads on homeone. I think there may also be threads on whirlpool, & maybe ATA forums too.

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ddarroch
Oct 08, 2016 5:56 pm
Saint Girl
Saint Girl
8 October 2016

Marina Q1 Henley new home progress

Marina Q1 Henley new home progress
VIC
1 ... 9, 10, 11

How are you settling in now Ponyang?

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Saint Girl
Oct 08, 2016 7:00 am
Saint Girl
MJT
MJT
7 October 2016

New Builders- Fairmont Homes, Seaford Meadows

New Builders- Fairmont Homes, Seaford Meadows
SA
1, 2

Hey that looks great. You must be excited. Looks like everything went well :)

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MJT
Oct 07, 2016 7:47 pm
MrsJM
MrsJM
7 October 2016

Blind installation to voids

Blind installation to voids
NSW

Sorry- just realised I've posted in the wrong section of the forum

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MrsJM
Oct 07, 2016 4:09 pm
MrsJM
house_Inspection
house_Inspection
7 October 2016

Melbourne Property Inspections

Melbourne Property Inspections
VIC

You can visit online House Inspections company to inspect your house or property. It's provide best and understandable inspection report at very low price. Get Details…

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house_Inspection
Oct 07, 2016 2:50 pm
deejay08
deejay08
7 October 2016

Raising ceiling height in kitchen dining livingroom advice

Raising ceiling height in kitchen dining livingroom advice
QLD

We raised all ours to 2.75 and kept doors at standard height. The display is the same and it doesn't feel or look odd. Having said that our mates have 2.7 throughout with…

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deejay08
Oct 07, 2016 2:45 pm
jessicagauci
jessicagauci
7 October 2016

Help choosing render colour.

Help choosing render colour.
WA

I found choosing or render colour very difficult too! What type of look are you trying to achieve? If you go a light colour render it could appear washed out with a…

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jessicagauci
Oct 07, 2016 12:13 pm
Gravy
Gravy
7 October 2016

Appointing a Building Surveyor

Appointing a Building Surveyor
VIC

I just encountered the same question myself, I had previously planned to pay an independent building inspector come through at each stage but I guess this is different to…

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Gravy
Oct 07, 2016 10:46 am
Gravy
MissJ
MissJ
7 October 2016

The Peninsula, Springfield Lakes, QLD

The Peninsula, Springfield Lakes, QLD
QLD

Where are you at with everything Kate? Pics!? Lol

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MissJ
Oct 07, 2016 6:35 am
mhouse
mhouse
7 October 2016

KDR - temporary fence insurance

KDR - temporary fence insurance
VIC

hmm thanks Gibson. My block is not empty though it is pending demolition. Chances are low, perhaps I'm just a worrywart!

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mhouse
Oct 06, 2016 11:03 pm
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bashworth
Oct 06, 2016 7:23 pm
bashworth

If also looks like pgh slate in the aspire range

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Milestone
Oct 06, 2016 7:09 pm
Milestone
newtobuildwa
newtobuildwa
6 October 2016

First time building in golden bay

First time building in golden bay
WA
1 ... 7, 8, 9

Looks gorgeous!! Congrats guys!!

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newtobuildwa
Oct 06, 2016 6:02 pm
newtobuildwa
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Bapontar
Oct 06, 2016 5:04 pm
Bapontar
TerriblyAnnoyed
TerriblyAnnoyed
6 October 2016

Anyone built / building with Amano Homes?

Anyone built / building with Amano Homes?
WA
1, 2

We experienced the same roller coaster ride as Nghtmrbuild. Amano Homes is a definite No, No!! Will write my BOOK on them shortly. Don't have enough time right now to sit…

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TerriblyAnnoyed
Oct 06, 2016 3:46 pm
MJT
MJT
6 October 2016

Fairmont Homes - Siciliy

Fairmont Homes - Siciliy
NSW
1, 2

How is everything going for you? Haven't heard anything, dare I ask?

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MJT
Oct 06, 2016 1:12 pm
buildnew
buildnew
6 October 2016

Metricon - Building Contract - subject to finance clause?

Metricon - Building Contract - subject to finance clause?
VIC

Hi A+C, We were only asking about Metricon in case our chosen builder would not include the finance clause, but they did in the end. I'm sorry I can't help you with…

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buildnew
Oct 06, 2016 12:13 pm
carrie8
carrie8
6 October 2016

Venetia 25 Dennis Family Homes

Venetia 25 Dennis Family Homes
VIC

Following as we are building venetia 23! exciting!

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carrie8
Oct 06, 2016 9:10 am
mikokonat
mikokonat
6 October 2016

Looking to build 2 storey home @ Melbourne under $350,000

Looking to build 2 storey home @ Melbourne under $350,000
VIC

Hi All, I am looking to build in Melbourne (Western) and with the budget of $300k - $350k turn key cost as of now I have got Porter Davis Forsyth 35/38 and Metricon…

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mikokonat
Oct 06, 2016 9:09 am
NSWFIREMAN
NSWFIREMAN
5 October 2016

Bushfire requirements cost

Bushfire requirements cost
QLD

We paid 5K and that was for bal 29 to 3 aspects and bal 19 to front. Our house is built on a slab and using hebel.

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NSWFIREMAN
Oct 05, 2016 9:16 pm

Its such a hard decision when you first start out. Good idea is to take a drive around new estates and work out what houses you like and whats the common factor you like…

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julia1301
Oct 05, 2016 8:59 pm
julia1301
Nicktedora
Nicktedora
5 October 2016

Building Portland 25 Carlisle Homes

Building Portland 25 Carlisle Homes
VIC

We picked the Sierra facade. We've extended the alfresco and have just signed the building contract on Monday.

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Nicktedora
Oct 05, 2016 8:34 pm
TashPaul
TashPaul
5 October 2016

time from start to completion

time from start to completion
VIC

Depends on the buillder. We are building 27sq in Melbourne and so far it has been 9 months. We have been having issues though.

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TashPaul
Oct 05, 2016 9:11 am
TashPaul
shellby
shellby
5 October 2016

Building with GJGARDNER

Building with GJGARDNER
VIC
1, 2, 3

Its so hard when nothing is happening. I remember finally having enough and going into the office to ask when they would finally get back to my house as in July I had a…

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shellby
Oct 05, 2016 12:24 am
shellby
amckern
amckern
4 October 2016

Looking for a builder

Looking for a builder
QLD

We have an 11m frontage on 360sqm. Building a touloch 31 from macdonald jones. Basic upgrade pack is 360000.

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amckern
Oct 04, 2016 8:07 pm
aloenyx
aloenyx
4 October 2016

Estimated site costs

Estimated site costs

It's so hard to know. I can't help much, but I'll share my experience anyway. I expected flat land to build on, 294m2 block, but by the time the land settled the estate…

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aloenyx
Oct 04, 2016 5:03 pm
aloenyx
Kerryn27
Kerryn27
4 October 2016

Cost of Double Storey - Haywards Bay NSW

Cost of Double Storey - Haywards Bay NSW
NSW

Thanks for your reply lozza81! Guess the number just scared me lol!!

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Kerryn27
Oct 04, 2016 4:00 pm
Robzilr
Robzilr
4 October 2016

Avonlee Henley Brook Perth

Avonlee Henley Brook Perth
WA
1 ... 155, 156, 157

Can anyone recommend a fencing contractor, I'm looking at some side gates to reaching from the boundary fence and garage wall. Regards, Rob

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Robzilr
Oct 04, 2016 2:42 pm
Robzilr


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