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r_13
r_13
25 January

KDR Vantage Mode facade modified

KDR Vantage Mode facade modified
VIC
1, 2, 3, 4, 5

Hope everything improves with the new supervisor, macher

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r_13
Jan 25, 2020 1:44 pm
r_13
Tribe
Tribe
25 January

Coral Homes - Expected upgrade costs for colours variations

Coral Homes - Expected upgrade costs for colours variations

Hey guys, Long time Lurker and First Time Poster and First Time Builder here!:-P:wink::-D Anyway, we've narrowed our choice down to Coral with the Grange 26 with mods and…

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310
Tribe
Jan 25, 2020 1:03 pm
saeen
saeen
25 January

Engineering Changes Build - Dev Approval - Manor Lakes

Engineering Changes Build - Dev Approval - Manor Lakes
NSW

hi all started building in manor lakes - during frame stage builder was asked to modify in engineering and so amendment to building permit was issued and awaiting for some…

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171
saeen
Jan 25, 2020 11:49 am
Satwinder
Satwinder
25 January

PORTER DAVIS STAIRS HELP

PORTER DAVIS STAIRS HELP
VIC

Is any body knows how many standard risers are comes with stairs upgrade

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1455
Satwinder
Jan 25, 2020 11:22 am
Julianm
Julianm
24 January

Lucere estate at Leppington

Lucere estate at Leppington
NSW
1 ... 6, 7, 8

Hi everyone, my name is Neil, we are at 5 Propellor Ave. We received a couple of letters for Lina Issa Al Abdallah. If anyone here knows her please let me know.. You may…

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25908
Julianm
Jan 24, 2020 9:09 pm
zanion
zanion
24 January

Display Homes Illusions

Display Homes Illusions

Does anyone know which builders display they standard inclusions? I've been through a lot of display homes recently and most stack their homes…

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296
zanion
Jan 24, 2020 3:44 pm
zanion
zanion
24 January

Has anyone built with Langdon in the Bendigo area?

Has anyone built with Langdon in the Bendigo area?

Good to read this thinking about going with them.

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1167
zanion
Jan 24, 2020 3:35 pm
Bebbsy
Bebbsy
24 January

Solar aspects & designers

Solar aspects & designers
WA

We are building in a rural town in SA on a block with east facing views. We chose a design to meet our needs (we are downsizing) but flexible in the use of bedrooms, ie we…

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503
Bebbsy
Jan 24, 2020 9:38 am
gdog
gdog
23 January

Caesarstone Benchtop Problems??

Caesarstone Benchtop Problems??

Thanks for the heads up xx

3
655
gdog
Jan 23, 2020 11:04 pm
One
One
23 January

Treated pine fencing - steel posts vs timber posts

Treated pine fencing - steel posts vs timber posts
NSW

What are the pros and cons of having steel posts vs plain treated pine posts for capped and lapped fencing? Is there a difference in price between the two options?

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316
One
Jan 23, 2020 10:51 am
chezhianrv
chezhianrv
23 January

Boutique Upgrade costs

Boutique Upgrade costs

Hi, We are building with boutique. Do you know what you are looking to upgrade? We did few upgrades and see if I can help. Cheers

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chezhianrv
Jan 23, 2020 9:02 am
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CYNNAV
Jan 23, 2020 12:50 am
rayDC2R
rayDC2R
23 January

Building At Macarthur Heights (UWS Campbelltown)

Building At Macarthur Heights (UWS Campbelltown)
NSW
1 ... 13, 14, 15

If you have pre-built retaining walls on either side of your lot, I'd be careful about cut and fill of that much slope. My builder said they could cut and fill for a…

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rayDC2R
Jan 23, 2020 12:36 am
MClark
MClark
22 January

Non compliant site levels / elevations - Help please!!

Non compliant site levels / elevations - Help please!!

Put up a picture of the highlighted problem. If structure is fine, I'd be interested in seeing what the actual problem is then. MC

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MClark
Jan 22, 2020 10:05 pm
MClark
1
438
MClark
Jan 22, 2020 9:48 pm
MClark
karim81
karim81
22 January

U Homes info

U Homes info

Hi All, We are about to start on building our first home. Has anyone heard of U Homes and how are they as a builder? Any information would be helpful. Thanks in advance.

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188
karim81
Jan 22, 2020 8:20 pm
WillowBays20
WillowBays20
22 January

Bellriver vs Champion Homes

Bellriver vs Champion Homes

So we went with the Benchmark Inclusions as we weighed up the options vs the $15,000 to spend on upgrades that they were offering at the time and from all the upgrades we…

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488
WillowBays20
Jan 22, 2020 4:11 pm

Hi guys, I was searching this forum mid last year looking for peoples experiences with Pivotal homes before we started building with them. When we decided to go with them…

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295
Brayton
Jan 22, 2020 2:11 pm
Brett0004
Brett0004
22 January

Roof - colour bond Vs Tiles?

Roof - colour bond Vs Tiles?
VIC
1, 2

Absolutely agree. If I had a roof plumber that had to return 3 times to fix a leak I would be getting a new roof plumber as well.

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Brett0004
Jan 22, 2020 12:12 pm
Connor56
Connor56
22 January

Quotation Process

Quotation Process

Awesome, thanks building-expert. That makes sense.

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Connor56
Jan 22, 2020 11:02 am
Connor56
amberjay92
amberjay92
21 January

New Generation/Easystart Homes Letto 10 Facade Design

New Generation/Easystart Homes Letto 10 Facade Design

I also built with easy start homes/ summit in Perth and my house colours are very similar to the ones in the lighter picture I’m also a painter by trade my main render…

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956
amberjay92
Jan 21, 2020 11:43 pm
amberjay92
Saurabh
Saurabh
21 January

Anyone built or building a Porter Davis Vermont 29?

Anyone built or building a Porter Davis Vermont 29?
VIC

Even we are planning to build ..... have you decided you amendments..

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1459
Saurabh
Jan 21, 2020 10:35 pm
Blacktea2sugars
Blacktea2sugars
21 January

Void and/or increased ceiling heights

Void and/or increased ceiling heights
1, 2

Ok, I tried to draw it in and it's not working, so I have to explain it. I'd put one in the entry (with a gorgeous light fitting for impact) Then your stairwell also…

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Blacktea2sugars
Jan 21, 2020 9:08 pm
Blacktea2sugars
TeslaCyberTruck
TeslaCyberTruck
21 January

Henley Homes Review

Henley Homes Review
VIC

Hey buiLdinGdReamS - how did your build go, and who did you end up using (Henley or HomeBuyer or other)? zee1308 @bhutani.sumit how did your Henley house builds go (post…

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1965
TeslaCyberTruck
Jan 21, 2020 6:22 pm
TeslaCyberTruck
TeslaCyberTruck
21 January

Henley homes

Henley homes

Hey MaureenDean - (as at late January 2020) how is your build going and who did you end up choosing? Who did you choose as your Building Surveyor (RBS) and the separate…

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TeslaCyberTruck
Jan 21, 2020 6:19 pm
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cinder
Jan 21, 2020 4:31 pm
cinder
Sam56
Sam56
21 January

Estimate 3 bed 2bath costing in Tas

Estimate 3 bed 2bath costing in Tas
TAS

Thank you all. I am comparing Austin Ferry and GlebeHill area home and land packages.

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574
Sam56
Jan 21, 2020 2:23 pm
building-expert
building-expert
21 January

Provisional Allowance Refund

Provisional Allowance Refund

I don't condone dishonesty even if it is against your bank. You will be asking your builder to act dishonestly in your contract with the bank and then expect him to be…

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1013
building-expert
Jan 21, 2020 8:41 am
building-expert
gogo65
gogo65
20 January

Review my Custom Floor plan? [Double Storey, NSW]

Review my Custom Floor plan? [Double Storey, NSW]
NSW

I was talking about the main entry, it’s seems very narrow and long, will be dark. Also in regards to the suggested en-suite change, if you make the void smaller…

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gogo65
Jan 20, 2020 11:01 pm
gogo65
AdsF
AdsF
20 January

Project Manager Melbourne

Project Manager Melbourne
VIC

You have already started and well on the way? Which area are you building in? Do you have someone in-person advising you who has building experience? Is the save…

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AdsF
Jan 20, 2020 10:47 pm
adrian20
adrian20
20 January

Shale grey or windspray

Shale grey or windspray

i hope you are right! some online i see look very light green/bluish.. the others are dark.. its driving me crazy

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adrian20
Jan 20, 2020 10:06 pm
alymei
alymei
20 January

Exterior Colours

Exterior Colours

We have monument roof, surfmist garage door - our render is Stormy Shadow and cladding Silvertone grey - not sure it helps...

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alymei
Jan 20, 2020 8:23 pm
chekii
chekii
20 January

Fencing Query: neighbor's garage is on the property boundary

Fencing Query: neighbor's garage is on the property boundary

We had to put in temporary fencing while we were building. Not sure if the cost will fall on you or your neighbour.

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449
chekii
Jan 20, 2020 2:30 pm
Mark.Jones
Mark.Jones
20 January

Tiger Tail installation

Tiger Tail installation

Hello, I need to install tiger tail on the optus cable and I could only found 1 place that can do it called Sydney tiger tail. Is there any other business around that…

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241
Mark.Jones
Jan 20, 2020 1:16 pm
jgradds
jgradds
20 January

Building with Hudson Homes

Building with Hudson Homes
NSW

How did you go with Hudson Homes? Did the build go well? I am looking at building with them soon and any information would be great. Cheers.

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jgradds
Jan 20, 2020 12:34 pm
benwardbourton
benwardbourton
20 January

Extension of Time Claim - Building Period Already Elapsed

Extension of Time Claim - Building Period Already Elapsed
VIC

I've wondered this myself recently. I wont be reminding them if that's the case. We are so far behind now that a few more weeks in the grand scheme of things isn't going…

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benwardbourton
Jan 20, 2020 11:38 am
JennyH
JennyH
20 January

Exterior trim colours - meltdown over shades of white and ne

Exterior trim colours - meltdown over shades of white and ne
NSW

Thanks aandsc - Im thinking maybe I should just change the window frames to surfmist., then just do all trims and everything outside surfmist as well. The reason I…

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418
JennyH
Jan 20, 2020 10:49 am
Bel0402
Bel0402
19 January

Visualiser

Visualiser

Hi, Just wondering if there is a free program that allows us to upload a photo of proposed house and change roof, garage, exterior colours etc. Also one that allows us to…

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439
Bel0402
Jan 19, 2020 3:20 pm
adrian20
adrian20
19 January

Essastone bench top

Essastone bench top

Hi. Just woundering if anyone has photos of essastone zinc or nickel. We are copying this display home for kitcken The bench top is basalt but we want to go for…

0
470
adrian20
Jan 19, 2020 10:09 am
SaveH2O
SaveH2O
19 January

Building approval - ducted heating /cooling post handover

Building approval - ducted heating /cooling post handover

Welcome to the forum. That is a great blog and very professionally done. Super impressed by it. "In most PD display homes they have provisioned for Evap…

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1208
SaveH2O
Jan 19, 2020 9:51 am
SaveH2O
Blacktea2sugars
Blacktea2sugars
18 January

Semore homes

Semore homes
VIC

Hey Wishy, We looked very briefly at them (while we seriously considered two other contenders). I too was a little concerned about their "newness", even though I was…

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Blacktea2sugars
Jan 18, 2020 7:55 pm
Blacktea2sugars
murtaza.sh
murtaza.sh
18 January

SJD Homes - Caversham 3 customised

SJD Homes - Caversham 3 customised
VIC
1, 2

very exciting and informative story of your build with SJD. Any updates or finished product pictures?

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murtaza.sh
Jan 18, 2020 6:31 pm
murtaza.sh
2
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saminamin
Jan 18, 2020 11:04 am
saminamin
saminamin
saminamin
18 January

Anyone else building with hebel ?

Anyone else building with hebel ?

Hi , Thanks for the comment. I really like the clean finish of the hebel , we can achieve it by rendering the bricks but i would imagine thats not very cost effective…

2
793
saminamin
Jan 18, 2020 11:02 am
saminamin
TeslaCyberTruck
TeslaCyberTruck
17 January

Building Inspections(Melbourne)

Building Inspections(Melbourne)
VIC

How did it all go SunnyDays ? 6 years on are you still living in the same property or sold it and moved on to a new property? :-D Are many of the Building Inspectors still…

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TeslaCyberTruck
Jan 17, 2020 9:15 pm
TeslaCyberTruck
TeslaCyberTruck
17 January

Porter Davis Upgrades and Costs

Porter Davis Upgrades and Costs
VIC
1 ... 30, 31, 32

Excellent pick up, Small Minds

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TeslaCyberTruck
Jan 17, 2020 9:11 pm
TeslaCyberTruck
TeslaCyberTruck
17 January

Expensive house inspectors VS Cheaper inspectors

Expensive house inspectors VS Cheaper inspectors
VIC

luckygrizzly Mimi beejay WeezB Back Pocket - at any time during the whole process with the BI you used, did you have to meet-up with them face to face? Did they have an…

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TeslaCyberTruck
Jan 17, 2020 9:07 pm
indo26slate
indo26slate
17 January

People building with adenbrook homes in Queensland

People building with adenbrook homes in Queensland

I want to start a thread for people building with adenbrook homes in Queensland. Is anybody there currently building with adenbrook homes in Brisbane I am considering

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434
indo26slate
Jan 17, 2020 8:30 pm

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