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TraceyWayne
TraceyWayne
13 July 2016

Custom Build NSW, tiles starting this week

Custom Build NSW, tiles starting this week
NT
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Hi ninnygray, yes in Murwillumbah and builder was awesome. It's a tricky business picking a builder and would definitely recommend them. Name is Paron & Philips, they have…

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TraceyWayne
Jul 13, 2016 5:45 pm
TraceyWayne
SaveH2O
SaveH2O
13 July 2016

advice needed

advice needed
NSW

You need to... 1. Use a descriptive thread title to get attention and also possibly help others who later do a forum search for information about their own problem. 2.…

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SaveH2O
Jul 13, 2016 3:09 pm
SaveH2O
Jayeli
Jayeli
13 July 2016

Building with masterton

Building with masterton
NSW

I would like to know if anyone has been allowed to bring in someone other than masterton own contractors to do floor heating in the bathrooms as I have been quoted a…

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Jayeli
Jul 13, 2016 2:45 pm
imrasm
imrasm
13 July 2016

Building Narrow home

Building Narrow home
QLD

Where is the land ? If you are in Syd .. Check with new living homes and all worth homes

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imrasm
Jul 13, 2016 5:48 am
ljrt
ljrt
13 July 2016

Formal regulations re privacy

Formal regulations re privacy
QLD

Just had a look at your link - I would agree that it appears to only affect windows within 1.5m of a boundary

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ljrt
Jul 13, 2016 5:45 am
AussieMark
AussieMark
13 July 2016

Perth Two Storey

Perth Two Storey
WA

@Suzi Q, PM Sent

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AussieMark
Jul 13, 2016 2:24 am
Samboss260
Samboss260
12 July 2016

Looking for builder for sloping block - Brisbane

Looking for builder for sloping block - Brisbane
QLD

The reno plans have gone out the window due to cost and inability to find a builder. So now we are considering knock down and build. Can anyone recoomend any builders to…

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Samboss260
Jul 12, 2016 10:34 pm
vonsta76
vonsta76
12 July 2016

valuation done today

valuation done today
NSW

hi nabin Congratulations on your purchase. You only need a private building inspector once construction on your home starts. Avoca 25 in Gainsborough Greens Gold…

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vonsta76
Jul 12, 2016 7:55 pm
vonsta76
steve.li.xin
steve.li.xin
12 July 2016

Looking for someone is building house in Doreen, CooperPlace

Looking for someone is building house in Doreen, CooperPlace
VIC

I signed the land contract in Doreen, project name: CooperPlace, in December, 2016. And I have been told twice time for the delay, and the manager told me the title might…

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steve.li.xin
Jul 12, 2016 3:19 pm

Oh you look beautiful! I havent been on here in the longest time either, but both you and your house look amaze! Oh and huzzah for career break! You go you good thing!

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jcbissor
Jul 12, 2016 1:08 pm
jcbissor
Lorri
Lorri
12 July 2016

Builder said we can't have slab.......Updated plans

Builder said we can't have slab.......Updated plans
TAS

I don't mind them battered if they are safe left like that, surely the builder would say if they are safe? Would they have to warn you if not? Don't want the slope…

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Lorri
Jul 12, 2016 7:55 am
Lorri
hrvat_ica
hrvat_ica
11 July 2016

SEA CHANGE: HGWA: THE BORDEAUX, WA

SEA CHANGE: HGWA: THE BORDEAUX, WA
WA

Hi we are building in Denmark and made the change in January from south Coogee best decision ever, be positive and enjoy every minute of it

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hrvat_ica
Jul 11, 2016 10:07 pm
hrvat_ica
Fbren
Fbren
11 July 2016

House Presto

House Presto
VIC

Hi All, Has anyone used the company House Presto in Melbourne for a custom build? Any thoughts, feedback or advice? TIA

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Fbren
Jul 11, 2016 3:07 pm
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jasminelee_86
Jul 11, 2016 4:06 am
jasminelee_86
jasmineandjason
jasmineandjason
11 July 2016

HGWA First Home Build - Ocean Road Estate

HGWA First Home Build - Ocean Road Estate
WA
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Aw thanks for looking Nat, and would be great if you find it x

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jasmineandjason
Jul 11, 2016 12:29 am
jasmineandjason
Sarahcat26
Sarahcat26
10 July 2016

Anyone building in Bloomdale, Diggers Rest Vic

Anyone building in Bloomdale, Diggers Rest Vic
VIC
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Hey guys, It's been a while since any activity has happened on this thread but feel free to join in on the bloomdale Facebook community page

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Sarahcat26
Jul 10, 2016 9:50 pm
nigel01
nigel01
10 July 2016

Austral Pepper with what Colourbond colour

Austral Pepper with what Colourbond colour
NSW

We have pepper bricks with monument gutters. Should be a link below to my thread. Ellison by Ausbuild - Brisbane viewtopic.php?t=81468

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nigel01
Jul 10, 2016 8:13 pm
CustomStirling
CustomStirling
10 July 2016

Homestead homes South Australia

Homestead homes South Australia
SA
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Woohoo! I hope everything goes really well and you're in very soon. Building a custom Sterling home in Adelaide.

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CustomStirling
Jul 10, 2016 2:15 pm
CustomStirling
Rache
Rache
10 July 2016

Our Ben Trager Build - New photos!

Our Ben Trager Build - New photos!
WA
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Just beautiful archetto. You really have done a fantastic job with all your finishing touches.

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Rache
Jul 10, 2016 12:58 am
Rache
Craigasaurus
Craigasaurus
9 July 2016

Help with roof design.

Help with roof design.
QLD

Updates of our design. Just getting final quotes. Does $1200 a square metre sound alright for moderately high finishes?

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Craigasaurus
Jul 09, 2016 10:08 pm
kel_taylor10
kel_taylor10
9 July 2016

Brick brand & name help!

Brick brand & name help!
NSW

Thanks a ton everyone. Gives me lots of choice to look at. Hopefully they won't be too expensive. ?

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kel_taylor10
Jul 09, 2016 12:09 pm
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Matt1
Jul 08, 2016 10:29 pm
Matt1
[bex]
[bex]
8 July 2016

KDR Demolition

KDR Demolition
NSW

Hey red15, you're just around the corner - we're in Baulko! Interesting read!

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[bex]
Jul 08, 2016 9:44 pm
StructuralBIMGuy
StructuralBIMGuy
8 July 2016

Basement Leaks through hair line cracks

Basement Leaks through hair line cracks
ACT

Hi Patcait What's above the ceiling photos would help

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StructuralBIMGuy
Jul 08, 2016 9:08 pm
StructuralBIMGuy
StructuralBIMGuy
StructuralBIMGuy
8 July 2016

Steel vs Concrete

Steel vs Concrete
ACT

Hi Jonathan It depends do you have designs or sketches..images would help?

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StructuralBIMGuy
Jul 08, 2016 8:30 pm
StructuralBIMGuy
khubvalo123
khubvalo123
8 July 2016

Dean Homes

Dean Homes
VIC

Hi bessie, Can you please elaborate what is wrong with this builder? We are considering them to build our double story house in Doreen. //Cheers

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khubvalo123
Jul 08, 2016 10:57 am
khubvalo123
khubvalo123
8 July 2016

Help!!! Trying to find a builder

Help!!! Trying to find a builder
VIC

Hi Jess 40 and mr & mrs smith, How did you go with Deam homes? Do you recommend them to anyone who wants to build a double story house? Did you face any issue in your…

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khubvalo123
Jul 08, 2016 10:04 am
Robina
Robina
7 July 2016

Building the Lennox with Celebration Homes

Building the Lennox with Celebration Homes
WA
1, 2

Thanks Robina - we changed the cabinets last min as the sone colour would've been too much with the flooring. $450 variation fee We have pre handover on 14th…

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Robina
Jul 07, 2016 10:15 pm
Robina
bashworth
bashworth
7 July 2016

Do I need extra nogging?

Do I need extra nogging?
VIC

I have hung heavier things than paintings without any problem.

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bashworth
Jul 07, 2016 5:07 pm
bashworth
robbie55
robbie55
7 July 2016

$167 per downlight!?

$167 per downlight!?
1, 2

We got most our electrical done through the builder and I think we paid around $120 per downlight. The things we didn't get done were fans and some pendant lights because…

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robbie55
Jul 07, 2016 4:09 pm
robbie55
rtforresters
rtforresters
7 July 2016

Dennis Family Homes - Princeton 25

Dennis Family Homes - Princeton 25
VIC
1, 2, 3

Thanks for the info. Hopefully we have a good SS and will allow additional things that we had forgotten. Enjoy your beautiful new home.

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rtforresters
Jul 07, 2016 4:07 pm
rtforresters
Jacky10
Jacky10
7 July 2016

2D drawing plans to 3D model

2D drawing plans to 3D model
QLD

What about Chief Architect software ?

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Jacky10
Jul 07, 2016 7:38 am
Dave12
Dave12
6 July 2016

Problem with Clarendon Homes- Not responding after handover

Problem with Clarendon Homes- Not responding after handover
NSW

The carpenter finally arrived and placed the beams, however still waiting for corners to go up and painted.

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Dave12
Jul 06, 2016 11:20 pm
mel_house
mel_house
6 July 2016

Vaucluse 41 design with CARLISLE HOMES

Vaucluse 41 design with CARLISLE HOMES
VIC

Following is appeared have completed - 01/Jul/2016 Site Cut Tap Set Out Elec & Tapping Drains Bored Piers Temp fencing was not done correctly, according to boundary of…

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mel_house
Jul 06, 2016 9:20 pm
MJT
MJT
6 July 2016

Floor Plans

Floor Plans
WA

Recessed Robe? Robe Rail? Who knows

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MJT
Jul 06, 2016 7:43 pm
dulie
dulie
6 July 2016

Metricon Merricks 34 Melbourne

Metricon Merricks 34 Melbourne
VIC
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Damn that sux. Hopefully the new guys can provide you guys with better service.

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dulie
Jul 06, 2016 11:33 am
dulie
bpratt
bpratt
5 July 2016

building covenants in estate

building covenants in estate
VIC

That's absolutely insane that you have to have both a dark coloured roof, and it's got to be tiles. Going to be an absolute island of heat in summer with all of those…

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bpratt
Jul 05, 2016 3:35 pm
ChantalMaree
ChantalMaree
5 July 2016

Easystart (Summit) Genoa Martin Lumen Rise /Ceilings compl

Easystart (Summit) Genoa Martin Lumen Rise /Ceilings compl
WA
1, 2

How's things going David_Kym? You guys must be close to or done PCI already?

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ChantalMaree
Jul 05, 2016 10:53 am
ChantalMaree
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StarGirlStar
Jul 04, 2016 11:14 pm
StarGirlStar
oneskyabove
oneskyabove
4 July 2016

Issy&Ozzy's New Gen Build-Living areas, Splashback..& baby?!

Issy&Ozzy's New Gen Build-Living areas, Splashback..& baby?!
WA
1 ... 29, 30, 31

Hope your settling into your new home. did you end up using Octopus Painting? Did they do a good job? :)

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oneskyabove
Jul 04, 2016 4:52 pm
KimberleyB93
KimberleyB93
4 July 2016

Building with Simonds in SA (LOTS OF PICS)

Building with Simonds in SA (LOTS OF PICS)
SA
1 ... 15, 16, 17

Hi thank you! I will be jumping on there in a moment :) My partner and I are building the Turin (altered to have littler luxuries) and so far we're extremely pleased. I'm…

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KimberleyB93
Jul 04, 2016 4:20 pm
tiffany Litz
tiffany Litz
4 July 2016

Latest stage titled for Bloomdale, Diggers Rest

Latest stage titled for Bloomdale, Diggers Rest
VIC

hello all, did anyone know what is the latest stage that has been titled? thanks

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tiffany Litz
Jul 04, 2016 3:04 pm
Sarah3456
Sarah3456
4 July 2016

Carpet help for grey walls

Carpet help for grey walls
QLD

Ive may have managed to figure out photos. This is a link to an album- it shows the light carpet I'd like to get but am nervous about. And also a darker carpet but I…

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Sarah3456
Jul 04, 2016 2:01 pm
JB1
JB1
3 July 2016

electrical pit

electrical pit
VIC

For the electrical pit only?

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JB1
Jul 03, 2016 10:46 pm
Cook2091
Cook2091
3 July 2016

Front door - new build - Adelaide

Front door - new build - Adelaide
SA

Nah dgp it is only timber veneer. The builder has pretty much dug his heels in on the issue so there's not much we can now.

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Cook2091
Jul 03, 2016 6:05 pm
bashworth
bashworth
3 July 2016

Making a volume build home look more 'period'

Making a volume build home look more 'period'
VIC

If you check out this link you will see a House designed by Frank Lloyd Wright over 100 years ago when 'California Bungalows' were starting to be built in Australia;

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bashworth
Jul 03, 2016 6:36 am
bashworth
rachaellhallett
rachaellhallett
2 July 2016

2 Zoned Air-con + Solar vs 4 Zoned Air-con

2 Zoned Air-con + Solar vs 4 Zoned Air-con
NSW

The answer will depend on how you intend to use the spaces as a family and how you tiller are heat etc. I would opt for the 2 zone so more of the house can be cooled at…

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rachaellhallett
Jul 02, 2016 7:48 pm


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