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Found this on a previous page. Does this help? C U S T O M. C O R A L. B R O N T E.…

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MrsJM
Jul 08, 2017 11:49 pm
MrsJM
davidpark
davidpark
8 July 2017

is termite prevention included or extra??

is termite prevention included or extra??

Hello, I want to know, What is the difference between Part A and Part B treatment???...

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davidpark
Jul 08, 2017 8:39 pm
dougang287
dougang287
8 July 2017

Coral Homes Daydream 30ish

Coral Homes Daydream 30ish
NSW
1 ... 9, 10, 11

Hi we are building a daydream 30 with cooloola portico which we thought was identical to the display home but it appears not. Our plans also say Grand Cooloola but it…

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dougang287
Jul 08, 2017 8:22 pm
dougang287
dougang287
8 July 2017

Coral Daydream Series - tile selection

Coral Daydream Series - tile selection
QLD

I am building a Daydream 30 and have bathroom pics in my forumn

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dougang287
Jul 08, 2017 8:00 pm
Robin8887
Robin8887
8 July 2017

Site cost

Site cost
VIC

Hi , anyone planning to build in pebblestone cct? It's in collage green( student release stage 8)

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Robin8887
Jul 08, 2017 5:16 pm

willo06 Plan looks good. If you have to stick to this plan without changing too much. Personally for me I would swap bed 3 (the one opposite the…

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willo06
Jul 08, 2017 4:00 pm
ayaman
ayaman
8 July 2017

Unexpected Sewerage Pipe ruining pool plans- Advice Please!

Unexpected Sewerage Pipe ruining pool plans- Advice Please!
VIC

Ahhh yes. That makes sense. No we didn't think to indicate an exclusion zone.... wish we had though!

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ayaman
Jul 08, 2017 10:07 am
Nawsome
Nawsome
8 July 2017

Soil Reports and Engineer's Report

Soil Reports and Engineer's Report
SA

that sounds good - hope you get a good result for your soil

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Nawsome
Jul 08, 2017 8:09 am
Nawsome
Merinnan
Merinnan
7 July 2017

Warragul with a Simonds Nicholson/Stamford

Warragul with a Simonds Nicholson/Stamford
VIC

Thanks for the response! Unfortunately, the builder came back with a resounding "no" to building on that block - luckily our offer was subject to the builder's inspection,…

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Merinnan
Jul 07, 2017 11:10 pm
Merinnan
arcadelt
arcadelt
7 July 2017

Adding wood to your frame studs

Adding wood to your frame studs
VIC

They are called noggings and you should tell your builder where you want them so you can hang TVs, shelves, dryers, grab rails, etc - they should be part of the build process.

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arcadelt
Jul 07, 2017 8:35 pm
BrownDog77
BrownDog77
7 July 2017

Coral homes Noosa 23 central coast

Coral homes Noosa 23 central coast
NSW
1 ... 17, 18, 19

Oh Denym your house is beautiful more inspo pics please I love everything ...

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BrownDog77
Jul 07, 2017 7:24 pm
dillongl
dillongl
7 July 2017

G J Gardner Mandalay 282 Bundanoon

G J Gardner Mandalay 282 Bundanoon
NSW

I've emailed and asked for the date, won't hear back until Monday now....my son is going to take some aerial pics over the weekend before they start and hopefully once…

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dillongl
Jul 07, 2017 7:02 pm
dillongl
dexx
dexx
7 July 2017

Celebration Homes - Lennox - All finished - Garden & Lights

Celebration Homes - Lennox - All finished - Garden & Lights
WA
1 ... 13, 14, 15

Now that the dust has well and truly settled, are you happy with how your home turned out and happy with how Celebration performed? How were they in terms of letting you…

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dexx
Jul 07, 2017 6:10 pm

So we are now just awaiting our windows and doors for the lockup phase. Roof tiles are on, internal walls have plumbing, electrical wiring embedded, render and the…

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Denea
Jul 07, 2017 11:02 am
Denea
marshi
marshi
7 July 2017

Selkirk coastal stone

Selkirk coastal stone
VIC

Yep we are the same! We had another supposedly cat 1 brick picked and got to our selections yesterday and it had swapped categories with coastal stone. So we have had to…

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marshi
Jul 07, 2017 8:57 am
bashworth
bashworth
7 July 2017

Price negotiations

Price negotiations
QLD

Once you have signed the building contract any opportunity to negotiate is gone. Builders regard post signing upgrades as the 'cream' where they make the most of their…

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bashworth
Jul 07, 2017 8:37 am
bashworth
Tan one
Tan one
7 July 2017

Our Build with ClearView Homes -Plumpton VIC

Our Build with ClearView Homes -Plumpton VIC
VIC
1 ... 9, 10, 11

Ours was not even mistakes yet. Its them not doing it at all. The one that is most annoying is how fast they are in sending an invoice to an incomplete stage. We are just…

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Tan one
Jul 07, 2017 8:18 am
Imightbedave
Imightbedave
6 July 2017

Sinking backyard

Sinking backyard
VIC

Soil is best to be compacted before turf goes down I think - at least with roll on. Unsure if it's the same for seed. But it sounds like a lot of loose soil and the rain…

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Imightbedave
Jul 06, 2017 11:39 pm
Tamara1975
Tamara1975
6 July 2017

Coral Homes Beaumont Tiles selections

Coral Homes Beaumont Tiles selections
NSW

Did you get it sorted? Good luck tomorrow :) Make sure you show us pics of your selections :)

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Tamara1975
Jul 06, 2017 7:38 pm
titleist007
titleist007
6 July 2017

Montgomery Homes Carolina 342 modified - first build

Montgomery Homes Carolina 342 modified - first build
NSW

Hey all, The back end frame has just gone up on our build. It has been an overly long process with our DA approval taking a Very long time due to unique circumstances of…

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titleist007
Jul 06, 2017 3:37 pm
SamKM
SamKM
6 July 2017

Hebel vs Brick

Hebel vs Brick

Hi, We building a sovereign with metricon and decided on a fully rendered front provincial fascade. We have been given the option to use hebel instead of bricks as a…

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SamKM
Jul 06, 2017 11:50 am
meminiau
meminiau
6 July 2017

Building at Northlakes Estate- Cameron park

Building at Northlakes Estate- Cameron park
NSW
1 ... 157, 158, 159

Hey! I'm on Blackwood and I've been with Skymesh for a while now, and haven't had any issues.

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meminiau
Jul 06, 2017 10:17 am
sri_arch
sri_arch
6 July 2017

Cap & Seal of Sewer at demo stage

Cap & Seal of Sewer at demo stage
VIC

hi Ezza, who did you use for your services to cap and seal sewer? would you recommend them?

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sri_arch
Jul 06, 2017 10:07 am
Exodus
Exodus
6 July 2017

Coral Homes - Manhattan Project (96 Days Build)

Coral Homes - Manhattan Project (96 Days Build)
VIC
1 ... 5, 6, 7

Hi StepLee, I paid $1200.00 for a fully installed Hills Reliance 8 system with 5 sensors and the ability to set and monitor the system on a smartphone.

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Exodus
Jul 06, 2017 12:53 am

Wisdom Homes New Home Consultant

Wisdom Homes New Home Consultant
NSW

We are building the Washington 32 with the luxury package. Our sales rep went on holidays, but got an email from wisdom saying our variation is complete so have to wait…

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BuildingMightBeFun
Jul 05, 2017 9:00 pm
fhome
fhome
5 July 2017

porter davis how long to get building permit and site start?

porter davis how long to get building permit and site start?
VIC

From what I've been told, a building permit shouldn't take more than a week or so provided your builder submits everything correctly the first time around. The first…

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fhome
Jul 05, 2017 5:18 pm
rgjain.jain7
rgjain.jain7
5 July 2017

House plan_Metricon_Grandview27_Deep Water Estate, Bald Hill

House plan_Metricon_Grandview27_Deep Water Estate, Bald Hill
QLD

Yea. It's better to wait. I think, Telstra will install when it's available.

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rgjain.jain7
Jul 05, 2017 4:55 pm
bank
bank
5 July 2017

Building Lexington 240

Building Lexington 240
VIC
1 ... 5, 6, 7

Exactly what I thought, it would increase my chances but no guarantees, especially when they don't know it's there. I don't think I will get anywhere asking them to do…

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bank
Jul 05, 2017 1:31 pm
bank
ayaman
ayaman
5 July 2017

Private Inspections

Private Inspections
VIC

Thanks for all the informative replies, I really appreciate the help :-D

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ayaman
Jul 05, 2017 12:42 pm
buildingnanna
buildingnanna
5 July 2017

Storm water Legal point of discharge

Storm water Legal point of discharge

Discharge to street we have recycling water storage purple tap system fabulous

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buildingnanna
Jul 05, 2017 10:02 am
buildingnanna
swell
swell
5 July 2017

Seaview 16 info

Seaview 16 info
NSW

With Mcdonald Jones

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swell
Jul 05, 2017 7:36 am
Joker
Joker
4 July 2017

Simonds and feedback

Simonds and feedback

The thinner wood might be placing stud walls as legally far apart as possible, also there is a huge difference in the quality of wood you can use, good chippy with…

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Joker
Jul 04, 2017 9:41 pm
gummz
gummz
4 July 2017

GJ Gardner Mandalay 320 - Southern Highlands - [planning]

GJ Gardner Mandalay 320 - Southern Highlands - [planning]
NSW

We should have probably taken baby steps but we just went for it.. bang... deposit on land... we'll figure out the rest.... hehe we'll see how it goes. There's a facebook…

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gummz
Jul 04, 2017 6:16 pm
Lotsix
Lotsix
4 July 2017

Metricon double storey costs

Metricon double storey costs

Just wondering if anyone felt like sharing the overall cost (or roughish) of their Metricon double storey builds. If you could include some details about how many squares…

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Lotsix
Jul 04, 2017 5:59 pm
First_Timer_Ray
First_Timer_Ray
4 July 2017

Colour of eaves?...

Colour of eaves?...
VIC

The reason I heard most eaves are a light colour is to reflect more light into the rooms. I imagine dark eaves will darken the internal rooms.

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First_Timer_Ray
Jul 04, 2017 1:59 pm
First_Timer_Ray
PVBuild
PVBuild
3 July 2017

double vs single storey with metricon

double vs single storey with metricon

We're doing a split level single storey with M. 3 metre slope over the build envelope. It's a slightly bigger site cut than I wanted; but the backyard actually feels…

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PVBuild
Jul 03, 2017 7:55 pm
pEast
pEast
3 July 2017

Building fence - how to read electric/water meter?

Building fence - how to read electric/water meter?
VIC

Regarding water meter they drop a postage paid card on which u write the water reading and post it immediately - doing it for more than 3 years cos keep the front gate locked

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pEast
Jul 03, 2017 5:20 pm
building-expert
building-expert
3 July 2017

Written Direction To Fix Building Work

Written Direction To Fix Building Work
VIC

It's good to know that BS is on the ball with mandatory inspections, even so there are many things they don't check so if you don't know how to do it yourself you risk…

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building-expert
Jul 03, 2017 4:46 pm
building-expert
Dreamhme
Dreamhme
3 July 2017

MainVue Emporio ER432 Ultima

MainVue Emporio ER432 Ultima
VIC
1 ... 19, 20, 21

Hello How much MainVue (Henley) charge for pool foundation ? which company you get this installed and cost. Thanks in advance.

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Dreamhme
Jul 03, 2017 5:04 am
Common as muck
Common as muck
2 July 2017

Building with Summit on rural land.

Building with Summit on rural land.
WA

Have to use an offsite hosting company only allows url linked images here?

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Common as muck
Jul 02, 2017 11:11 pm
Common as muck
Tan one
Tan one
2 July 2017

Our Build with Clearview/ Clearview Elite Homes

Our Build with Clearview/ Clearview Elite Homes

Anyone currently building or have built with clearview/ clearview elite homes?

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Tan one
Jul 02, 2017 9:54 pm
LochietheChippy
LochietheChippy
2 July 2017

Front Cladding Nails Sticking Out

Front Cladding Nails Sticking Out
QLD

Yeah it would have been a coil gun shooting it on, not really anything you can do, pulling it out you have risk of damaging the face if the board and that would be a…

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LochietheChippy
Jul 02, 2017 8:44 pm
LochietheChippy
LochietheChippy
2 July 2017

Fence / Concrete / Electric gate sequence

Fence / Concrete / Electric gate sequence
VIC

Sounds like your on to it mate, just make sure all your plumbing and electrical is accounted for, which you have already mentioned.

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LochietheChippy
Jul 02, 2017 7:57 pm
WhatsUp
WhatsUp
2 July 2017

Building Firstyle Silkwood 21.7

Building Firstyle Silkwood 21.7
NSW
1, 2

Hi lexh, Just wondering how ur progress is going? From whatsup

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WhatsUp
Jul 02, 2017 2:30 pm
kaykens
kaykens
2 July 2017

Migrating existing ADSL to new home (requiring Lead-In)

Migrating existing ADSL to new home (requiring Lead-In)
VIC

As above, Telstra will do the cabling work so your current provider can organise the cabling through a move order and pass on the charge from Telstra :)

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kaykens
Jul 02, 2017 11:39 am
kaykens
llah
llah
2 July 2017

10m Frontage Block - Dreamstart Build - Calleya Estate

10m Frontage Block - Dreamstart Build - Calleya Estate
WA
1 ... 6, 7, 8

Hi El, can you please tell me the details of your painter? Thanks

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llah
Jul 02, 2017 3:05 am

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