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Onram
Onram
7 November

Firstyle Home - Marsden Park

Firstyle Home - Marsden Park
NSW

Just thought I'd update. Just got our tender and went through the conditions etc. I did not know about the delay charges being $1000 a month if delay to build, if delays…

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Onram
Nov 07, 2019 11:33 pm

I am building a brand new house and I saw this on the floor next to where the washing machine should be, it looks like a hole has been cut out on a sewer pipe and looks…

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Juliusf
Nov 07, 2019 9:51 pm
Danny575
Danny575
7 November

Building at Willowdale

Building at Willowdale
NSW
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Thank you for the advice. We are not with Adam. With exception of delaying the paperwork to head office for the final tender. So far our sales consultant is doing…

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Danny575
Nov 07, 2019 9:50 pm
Montu
Montu
7 November

Domaine homes by clerondon

Domaine homes by clerondon
NSW
1, 2, 3, 4, 5

I am doing a knock down / rebuild with Domaine, waiting for the tender for the Nevada 28. Has any one constructed a domaine home in a old developed area? Does domaine…

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Montu
Nov 07, 2019 8:05 pm
chippy
chippy
7 November

Recessed sliding door is flushed to internal floor slab

Recessed sliding door is flushed to internal floor slab
NSW

You are correct. It's just the fins on the sliding door that get trimmed. Ultimately you should not be able to see the edges of the tile. For the OP the tiler will need to…

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chippy
Nov 07, 2019 3:50 pm
chippy
jimmycdaus
jimmycdaus
7 November

Granvue colour choices

Granvue colour choices

Hi Mate, I am building with Granvue as well. waiting to have tender, color, and contract to be signed in three times. construction will start in March...

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jimmycdaus
Nov 07, 2019 1:20 pm
Maya Angelou
Maya Angelou
7 November

Building with SBG/Superior Building Group

Building with SBG/Superior Building Group

Hi, I’ve read negative reviews about SBG but haven’t found any review from recent homeowner who built with them. I would like to know how your build went with SBG as…

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Maya Angelou
Nov 07, 2019 5:58 am
ceravz
ceravz
7 November

Recessed sliding door tracks

Recessed sliding door tracks
1, 2

I’m doing it after handover but I told them the thickness of the tile. I would’ve thought they recess the frame and allow for flooring, not tell the owner that they…

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ceravz
Nov 07, 2019 2:07 am
brightstarshine
brightstarshine
6 November

Builder refuses PCI after getting the building inspection

Builder refuses PCI after getting the building inspection

Hi luxbuild Yes, I received a notification a month prior to ETA provided earlier, how can someone say the PCI is completed without the owner ever being present during the…

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brightstarshine
Nov 06, 2019 9:55 pm
brightstarshine
ThomasN90
ThomasN90
6 November

Sahara Q1 - happy ever after

Sahara Q1 - happy ever after
VIC
1 ... 186, 187, 188

Hi mirz, Love your posts on Sahara Q1. It is very informative. I love your floor and stairs. Can you share with us the information about your floor choice and more…

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ThomasN90
Nov 06, 2019 9:13 pm
Harweeeee
Harweeeee
6 November

First Build - GJ Gardner - Modified StillWater

First Build - GJ Gardner - Modified StillWater
NSW
1 ... 12, 13, 14

Springfield is a lovely place. We'll be building about half an hour away. Your build is so nice!!

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Harweeeee
Nov 06, 2019 5:50 pm
Harweeeee

Shortage of tradies ? NSW

Shortage of tradies ? NSW

Our brickies took a tad over 8 weeks

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ourrawsonbalmoral38
Nov 06, 2019 11:39 am
stellabella
stellabella
6 November

Stellabella's second build - work stopped...again - 1 month+

Stellabella's second build - work stopped...again - 1 month+
QLD
1 ... 10, 11, 12

Well...I'm finally in. A lot has happened, my (now ex) husband and I separated, so I'm moving in to the house by myself, with the baby. Basically we will have to sell it…

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stellabella
Nov 06, 2019 10:45 am
stellabella
Norfolk
Norfolk
6 November

Door edges unpainted

Door edges unpainted

brightstarshine I was naive like you with my recent Metricon build. I thought I just sign the contact, pay the money, leave it to them and walk into my ‘display home’…

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Norfolk
Nov 06, 2019 8:44 am

Hi All, Im trying to find some info or experts that can advise on an idea I have for a container house build. I want to have two 40Ft containers at ground level with…

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mhatzis
Nov 06, 2019 7:05 am
Anna4Chris
Anna4Chris
6 November

Clarendon Boston 36 Central Coast

Clarendon Boston 36 Central Coast
NSW
1, 2

My best advice is go standard in everything! Save yourself thousands$$$$

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Anna4Chris
Nov 06, 2019 6:34 am
Anna4Chris
airwolf
airwolf
5 November

Semore homes

Semore homes
VIC

Visited two sites last weekend. one in progress and one moved in. Both of the owners are very happy with the service and end products. Specially with their flexibility to…

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airwolf
Nov 05, 2019 10:24 pm
viju_009
viju_009
5 November

Custom build in Griffin QLD

Custom build in Griffin QLD
VIC

Thank you so much for the pictures, how did you go with the overall building process with Alphahome? I am currently in discussion with them.

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viju_009
Nov 05, 2019 4:52 pm
WillowBays20
WillowBays20
5 November

Building with Bellriver Homes

Building with Bellriver Homes
NSW
1, 2

Hey Everyone, I am looking to build with BRH and was wondering if anyone on here has built with them in the passed 12 months or so.

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WillowBays20
Nov 05, 2019 3:16 pm
GLO
GLO
5 November

Driveway regulation interpretation and advice needed please.

Driveway regulation interpretation and advice needed please.
NSW

The engineer was away yesterday and is out of the office today, and in meeting all tomorrow.

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GLO
Nov 05, 2019 2:06 pm
l_vanslyke
l_vanslyke
5 November

Bathroom Tiles After Handover

Bathroom Tiles After Handover

Depends on where you are building and your type of construction. If timber or steel frames are used, the bathroom walls will be fitted with a fibre cement sheet of some…

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l_vanslyke
Nov 05, 2019 1:11 pm
kester
kester
5 November

About facade choice

About facade choice

Would choose the layout. Facade can be changed regardless? Personally going with #1. Not into that kind of look.

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kester
Nov 05, 2019 12:46 pm

Engineer report stormwater

Engineer report stormwater

Let me tell you where it's heading, soon you'll need Engineering Certifications for Brick fence footings " That's the hard line that's now being adopted, having submitted…

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StructuralBIMGuy
Nov 05, 2019 8:51 am
StructuralBIMGuy
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building-expert
Nov 05, 2019 6:23 am
building-expert
theRealDeal
theRealDeal
4 November

Casuarina 229 - G.J. Gardner

Casuarina 229 - G.J. Gardner

If you can increase the rooms go for it. When we were planning ours, we overlooked them and now we wished we increased them after seeing how they look during construction.…

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theRealDeal
Nov 04, 2019 9:12 pm
bluemetal77
bluemetal77
4 November

Steel Mono Stringer Staircase - Local options and cost

Steel Mono Stringer Staircase - Local options and cost

Hi. We are building in North-west Sydney (Kellyville) and wanted to know if anyone has had the experience of putting ina steel mono stringer staircase in recently and who…

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bluemetal77
Nov 04, 2019 8:21 pm
bluemetal77
sweetswisssteel
sweetswisssteel
4 November

H1 slab for H2 class soil

H1 slab for H2 class soil
1, 2

I won't give up the location of my build , but I will say this, since I got my "E" slab, the same volume builder has contrsucted most new builds around the estate on big…

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sweetswisssteel
Nov 04, 2019 8:05 pm
indo26slate
indo26slate
4 November

Has anyone built with Plan Build Homes?

Has anyone built with Plan Build Homes?
QLD
1, 2

I'll send you a private message with my number

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indo26slate
Nov 04, 2019 6:59 pm
alymei
alymei
3 November

Building new house - Kitchen and Theater help

Building new house - Kitchen and Theater help

We went 1200 wide hinged door - not pivot abd its beautiful - definitely consider 1200 w

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alymei
Nov 03, 2019 9:23 pm
thme
thme
3 November

KDR - New Choice Homes Custom design - Perth, WA

KDR - New Choice Homes Custom design - Perth, WA
WA
1 ... 8, 9, 10

Sorry been really busy with work over the past few weeks and haven’t really done much else since the last update. We’ve been held up a bit by the shire replacing the…

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thme
Nov 03, 2019 9:02 pm
Bao Nguyen
Bao Nguyen
3 November

KDR - Allcastle Homes Grandworth 45 MK2

KDR - Allcastle Homes Grandworth 45 MK2
NSW
1 ... 16, 17, 18

I have to pay for trafic control. But im on a busy road

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Bao Nguyen
Nov 03, 2019 6:08 pm
SaveH2O
SaveH2O
3 November

Building with Madison Homes??

Building with Madison Homes??
SA

Yes, I well remember the excellent thread you started that warned others about your builder's self admitted endemic non compliant box gutter drainage. A new homeowner…

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SaveH2O
Nov 03, 2019 9:42 am
SaveH2O
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Codesta13
Nov 02, 2019 1:53 pm
Superfly1130
Superfly1130
2 November

Can I DIY my untreated timber frames?

Can I DIY my untreated timber frames?

Thanks. I know I haven't seen any topic related to DIY ing their timber frames. Thanks for the feedback

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Superfly1130
Nov 02, 2019 10:03 am
ST-Hardy
ST-Hardy
1 November

Our McDonald Jones Bronte Build

Our McDonald Jones Bronte Build
1, 2

Hi Stephen and Jo, You have a beautiful block, I would love to one day build a beautiful big home on a block like that :) For now, I will settle for our standard suburban…

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ST-Hardy
Nov 01, 2019 9:28 pm
ST-Hardy
ST-Hardy
ST-Hardy
1 November

Brick discolouration

Brick discolouration

Oh no, what an awful thing to have happen. So glad to hear the brick company are taking responsibility! I wonder how they will accommodate you while the brick work is…

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ST-Hardy
Nov 01, 2019 9:02 pm
ST-Hardy
alt
alt
1 November

Our build with Express Two Storey (Ventura) in South West WA

Our build with Express Two Storey (Ventura) in South West WA
WA
1 ... 4, 5, 6

Hey Aveley, We have been in for a week, there is definately a difference in temperature from top to bottom. I would say it was quite noticeable on the weekend when we…

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alt
Nov 01, 2019 12:43 am
alt
Mumzee
Mumzee
31 October

Anyone building with Tribute homes?

Anyone building with Tribute homes?
QLD

Hey Joey c Also new to this forum…

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Mumzee
Oct 31, 2019 11:31 pm
voz
voz
31 October

The Gables in Box Hill

The Gables in Box Hill
NSW
1 ... 18, 19, 20

They have discounted $50K now. It's a great price and they won't go any less. And I don't think this discount is going to last long. If you're interested in the Gables…

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voz
Oct 31, 2019 3:10 pm
Blacktea2sugars
Blacktea2sugars
31 October

Thomas Archer, GJ Gardner (Inner East)

Thomas Archer, GJ Gardner (Inner East)

Some very sound advice in this thread. Our journey began with Carter Grange, transitioned to Hallbury, and we are now in the hands of Thomas Archer, colour selections…

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Blacktea2sugars
Oct 31, 2019 1:58 pm
Blacktea2sugars
Nick1997
Nick1997
31 October

Melbourne Airport Environs Overlay -Schedule 2 question

Melbourne Airport Environs Overlay -Schedule 2 question
VIC

Dear members, we are sincerely looking at the KNRB for our old house and therefore need to understand more about the additional cost of being subject to MAEO schedule 2. …

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Nick1997
Oct 31, 2019 1:26 pm
Koda67
Koda67
31 October

Time to completion - townhouse (Monash)

Time to completion - townhouse (Monash)

Thats great mate, Almost there!! (Hopefully my estimate was correct)

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Koda67
Oct 31, 2019 1:06 pm
imprinting
imprinting
31 October

WA Demolish and Build - Ben Trager

WA Demolish and Build - Ben Trager

We're just behind you with our build Our upper floor slab was scheduled to be poured beginning of week, but it didnt happen. Thanks for the advice, please keep it…

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imprinting
Oct 31, 2019 11:11 am
Manishg
Manishg
31 October

Charleston Homes - anyone worked with them?

Charleston Homes - anyone worked with them?
NSW
1, 2, 3, 4

Most of them we had signed off as part of our initial contract. And the others were as a result of us wanting the variation rather than a necessity.

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Manishg
Oct 31, 2019 10:40 am
Newbie2019
Newbie2019
31 October

Builder Recommendations

Builder Recommendations

Any suggestions for a reasonably priced custom builder in Melbourne who can do French provincial? Currently looking at Carter Grange or Comdain, but am hoping I can find…

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Newbie2019
Oct 31, 2019 5:47 am
thattime
thattime
31 October

Building a modified Coral Noosa 279 - We're In

Building a modified Coral Noosa 279 - We're In
NSW
1 ... 19, 20, 21

Hello, I like that facade and wouldn't be upset to come home to it. :) About our facade it was basically just a custom design that Coral accommodated for us. We just…

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thattime
Oct 31, 2019 3:52 am
thattime
thangam
thangam
30 October

Building the Metricon Doulton

Building the Metricon Doulton
VIC
1 ... 13, 14, 15

what paint color you used for internal house looks so amazing,please list those colours

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thangam
Oct 30, 2019 11:43 pm

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