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oklouise
oklouise
13 August

Garage in corner lot

Garage in corner lot

do you have the plans showing the front garage on this block of land and showing the distance from the house to the rear fence, length and width of the block, upstairs…

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oklouise
Aug 13, 2021 6:24 pm
MegKo
MegKo
13 August

Rear Garage

Rear Garage

Thanks for replying - here's the link of my detailed post - viewtopic.php?f=31&t=103122&p=1895206#p1895206

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MegKo
Aug 13, 2021 5:29 pm
Jason526
Jason526
13 August

Is it an ok time to start the building process in WA

Is it an ok time to start the building process in WA
WA

It's a difficult question to answer, and there might not be an answer to it. It's the same as asking if it's a good time to buy a property. Looking back 5 years, would it…

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Jason526
Aug 13, 2021 4:00 pm
BML
BML
13 August

Kaplan homes

Kaplan homes
NSW

I cannot comment about the quality of the finished home yet as we are only on the slab stage. I believe the Kaplan admin process is a bit quicker. We easily get a reply…

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BML
Aug 13, 2021 11:35 am
DanC
DanC
13 August

Knockdown Rebuild | Clarendon QLD | Modified Madison City 40

Knockdown Rebuild | Clarendon QLD | Modified Madison City 40
1, 2

It depends on whether ít's through your builder or if you are going to a cabinet maker to build something. To do that small Laundry in the background was an EXTRA $2500…

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DanC
Aug 13, 2021 9:35 am
deemikel79
deemikel79
12 August

Porter Davis Liverpool25

Porter Davis Liverpool25

Hi Ramya, How is the process going? Have you started to build? We are also planning to build the Liverpool 25. We painstakingly compared the Lifestyle Select and…

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deemikel79
Aug 12, 2021 10:41 pm
Bdizzle
Bdizzle
12 August

Townsville Home Builder

Townsville Home Builder

My partner and I are looking to build our first home in Townsville. We are looking at Tropical Homes, Kier Constructions and GJ Gardner. I would love to hear from anyone…

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Bdizzle
Aug 12, 2021 9:29 pm
Hhmm
Hhmm
12 August

Soho Living townhouses

Soho Living townhouses
VIC

So so slow, don't know how these guy ever actually finish a build

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Hhmm
Aug 12, 2021 8:20 pm
KnockItDown
KnockItDown
12 August

Starting Over - Custom Build - Plans 2.0

Starting Over - Custom Build - Plans 2.0

Nice! Is that a split level on both the ground floor and the 1st floor? I like it. I've been trying to get my favorite volume builder to do that but…

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KnockItDown
Aug 12, 2021 6:50 pm
KnockItDown
boris594
boris594
12 August

Building design contracts

Building design contracts

Personally I wouldn't accept that. I would require that the digital files be shared and wholly owned by me at all times. But then, I'm not a fan of architects nor would I…

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boris594
Aug 12, 2021 6:38 pm
Ozshaz
Ozshaz
12 August

Colorbond Roofing Insulation

Colorbond Roofing Insulation
VIC

Hello Everyone, For the colorbond roofing blanket what choices are available in the market and what is majorly preferred. I have come across Anticon 60 but there are few…

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Ozshaz
Aug 12, 2021 2:25 pm
oklouise
oklouise
12 August

KDRB - custom build - Floor plan

KDRB - custom build - Floor plan

the kids' activity room is a different shape not much smaller and i've left out the kids hallway that doesn't improve the space and upstairs is based on a similar space…

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oklouise
Aug 12, 2021 11:15 am
Bowengirl
Bowengirl
12 August

solution for macleay island?

solution for macleay island?
QLD

Hi Serapis This is years later since you wrote your post. I'm wondering how you fared with moving to Macleay and building. My budget same compared to a decade up the…

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Bowengirl
Aug 12, 2021 9:37 am
Bowengirl

Building with Kurmond Homes

Building with Kurmond Homes
NSW
1 ... 91, 92, 93

We are nearly (1 payment away) from construction stage with Kurmond. We are building the bronte 33 and it took us at least 9 revisions to get close to what we wanted. We…

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stephanievella21
Aug 11, 2021 8:53 pm
oklouise
oklouise
11 August

Floorplan Suggestions

Floorplan Suggestions
VIC

any plans is always a compromise but i prefer the extra kitchen space to the slightly bigger bedrooms (that are big enough for queens sized beds plus the biw and study…

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oklouise
Aug 11, 2021 7:38 pm
Kate3079
Kate3079
11 August

Building With Metricon

Building With Metricon

Yeah we feel the same. We moved into our home in Dec 2019 and have ongoing issues and leaks. They wouldn’t help us with the council when the build was non compliant with…

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Kate3079
Aug 11, 2021 4:55 pm
Venkata
Venkata
11 August

Why GJ Gardener is pricey?

Why GJ Gardener is pricey?

Hi SRP, Am in Step 1 as explained above. Architect had given first sketch and suggested some changes and I hope by the end of this month I should be getting the second…

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Venkata
Aug 11, 2021 4:12 pm
Ozshaz
Ozshaz
11 August

New build - downlights in the eaves

New build - downlights in the eaves

Not a news you wanted but glad to see that you were not in for a surprise later on ! Happy to help !

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Ozshaz
Aug 11, 2021 3:52 pm
iehn
iehn
11 August

Outfall drain construction

Outfall drain construction
VIC

Hi: We are in the process of a knock-down and rebuild in the eastern suburbs. As part of the new build, we require a stormwater outfall drain to be constructed that…

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iehn
Aug 11, 2021 11:30 am
DreamNotQLD
DreamNotQLD
10 August

Gold Coast home - second build - volume or smaller builder?

Gold Coast home - second build - volume or smaller builder?

Pretty much everything Jason526 mentions agrees with what i've experienced building my house. I'm building my first house (knock down rebuild) with one of the volume…

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DreamNotQLD
Aug 10, 2021 11:02 pm
sarafrench1
sarafrench1
10 August

Our first build: "Bridgewater" by Gj's Shoalhaven

Our first build: "Bridgewater" by Gj's Shoalhaven
NSW
1 ... 57, 58, 59

My first move-in experience was fantastic. we moved from Sydney to the Gold Coast, and hired some [url=My first move-in experience was fantastic. we moved from Sydney to…

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sarafrench1
Aug 10, 2021 9:51 pm
davi
davi
10 August

Trentham 30 metricon

Trentham 30 metricon
NSW

Overall it wasn’t to painful however we did get stuffed around with the drawers in our walk-in robe. The colour was not what we picked and they didn’t honour a…

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davi
Aug 10, 2021 8:49 pm
prash
prash
10 August

Building Doulton 50 with Metricon

Building Doulton 50 with Metricon
1, 2

I am feeling the delay too. After rushing me to signing the doc to get price lock, things slowed down a lot. I am yet to get the final drawings and still waiting for a…

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prash
Aug 10, 2021 7:20 pm
Roopa
Roopa
10 August

South-Hampton style kitchen

South-Hampton style kitchen

Thank you for reply. It is helpful.

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Roopa
Aug 10, 2021 5:39 pm
Karar
Karar
10 August

Building with Metricon

Building with Metricon

Metricon is a massive project builder and lots of ppl complain about the whole process with them , you will find a lot of unhappy customers posting on Facebook, horror…

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Karar
Aug 10, 2021 5:08 pm
chars0974
chars0974
10 August

R value for New House Insulation

R value for New House Insulation

will try R2.5 for external, thanks

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chars0974
Aug 10, 2021 3:14 pm
Gossa
Gossa
10 August

Exorbitant Site Costs - Power line surcharge & Crane hire

Exorbitant Site Costs - Power line surcharge & Crane hire

Hello Hi5. Could you please let me know what the outcome was with your complaints about these exorbitant fees? Did you have any luck having them removed or reduced?

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Gossa
Aug 10, 2021 7:00 am
boysana
boysana
10 August

Canberra custom KDR

Canberra custom KDR
ACT
1 ... 5, 6, 7

Hey algernon bumping this amazing thread I may have missed it.. Did you aim for any air tightness level? Would you have been able to achieve the same thermal…

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boysana
Aug 10, 2021 12:06 am
Doulton777
Doulton777
9 August

Metricon Riviera 54

Metricon Riviera 54

nice that’s a great design. When do you start?

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Doulton777
Aug 09, 2021 8:43 pm
Doulton777
Doulton777
Doulton777
9 August

New here we are building the Doulton 56 with extension

New here we are building the Doulton 56 with extension
VIC
1 ... 75, 76, 77

. Much prefer the ones we got through lumi lighting. But these are nice for the price

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Doulton777
Aug 09, 2021 8:39 pm
Doulton777
Gee Mack
Gee Mack
9 August

Bryan & Petersen Build in Ballarat (VIC)

Bryan & Petersen Build in Ballarat (VIC)
VIC
1 ... 6, 7, 8

Thanks darb74 and countrybuilds for the insights. I guess most builders' sales teams are all charm and promises but the relations with the site guys might be less…

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Gee Mack
Aug 09, 2021 6:24 pm
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rachelj72
Aug 09, 2021 5:51 pm

Soil Samples / ratings

Soil Samples / ratings

Hi all, Just wondering how everyone has gone with soil samples. Main concern, if sampled before a Knock Down, then afterwards the rating changed due to different ‘site…

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EvryThingIsNormal
Aug 09, 2021 1:12 pm
mustard
mustard
9 August

internal wall insulation - inclusion as standard

internal wall insulation - inclusion as standard
NSW

I've been quoted another $2400 for basic due to insulation requirements I don't know what to make of this.. it's almost like i babe question it because it's basix

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mustard
Aug 09, 2021 12:57 pm
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Tracyj323
Aug 09, 2021 10:25 am
rookie1
rookie1
9 August

CDC query - AHD & Flood Levels

CDC query - AHD & Flood Levels

Yes 10.7 is low to medium flood zone for overland flooding. Not in a flood zone for mainstream flooding.

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rookie1
Aug 09, 2021 1:44 am
GorLyman
GorLyman
9 August

buying block and putting shed on it and house

buying block and putting shed on it and house

All plans are fine, as long as you feel ok with any of it, in your own home.

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GorLyman
Aug 09, 2021 1:39 am
GorLyman
Swetha
Swetha
8 August

CDC query || Entrance door || corner plot

CDC query || Entrance door || corner plot

Hi all, seeking advice from anyone who has had experience with CDC on a corner block and determining primary/secondary frontages. We are planning a KDR in Sydney and are…

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Swetha
Aug 08, 2021 10:31 pm
irfan
irfan
8 August

Unifi AP placement for a double storey house

Unifi AP placement for a double storey house

I am not an expert, but research is suggesting with the right power (setting to low) and channel (setting to non-overlapping on each radio) configuration client hand-off…

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irfan
Aug 08, 2021 10:10 pm
irfan

Hello Team, Can someone please provide some feedback on the below modifications done to the slab. I am assuming this has been done to cut the slab but not sure if this…

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Ozshaz
Aug 08, 2021 6:54 pm
MegKo
MegKo
8 August

Newpark Corner lot

Newpark Corner lot

Hi guys.. does anyone know setbacks for rear garage for corner lot at newpark? Is the setback different if the garage is attached or detached to the house?

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MegKo
Aug 08, 2021 5:34 pm
yesplease
yesplease
8 August

Noisy steel?

Noisy steel?
1, 2

Hi Martinu. Did you ever get this issue resolved, or any updates? I'm having a similar issue in my property. I've also sent you a PM.

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yesplease
Aug 08, 2021 12:51 pm
yesplease
love1234
love1234
7 August

8 (Eight) Homes

8 (Eight) Homes
VIC

Hi, With them, I'm currently constructing a new two-story home. It would be really appreciated if anyone could provide input or point out any advantages or…

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love1234
Aug 07, 2021 6:46 pm
bashworth
bashworth
7 August

Melbourne Water Rejection

Melbourne Water Rejection

The following link shows what happens when people build without thinking about overground flows; https://anewhouse.com.au/2021/03/beware ... -the-road/

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bashworth
Aug 07, 2021 2:34 pm
bashworth

Build cost increases - Brisbane

Build cost increases - Brisbane

Ha the builders lobby group can put out whatever graphics they want to justify increasing their prices If the slabs down they are breaking the fixed price contract in…

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StructuralBIMGuy
Aug 07, 2021 11:01 am
StructuralBIMGuy
SaveH2O
SaveH2O
6 August

Faults appearing a year after building.What course of action

Faults appearing a year after building.What course of action

Metropolis Solutions do forensic plumbing investigations and are the go to people. If you do a forum search, their name will come up in several threads. Have a read of…

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SaveH2O
Aug 06, 2021 10:51 pm
SaveH2O
Kippers01
Kippers01
6 August

Metricon Liberty 45 in Ryde NSW

Metricon Liberty 45 in Ryde NSW
NSW
1 ... 38, 39, 40

Hi Henry, whats your understanding of the Metricon site manager's job?

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Kippers01
Aug 06, 2021 1:27 pm
ECOECO
ECOECO
6 August

Sliding door, stacker door size

Sliding door, stacker door size

A 6m wide is a standard biparting stacker - 4 active panels and 2 fixed. The extrusions are manufactured as 6m standard, The height is also important. We could make…

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ECOECO
Aug 06, 2021 9:58 am
ECOECO

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