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amythurs
amythurs
31 July 2016

Building with Bentley Homes in Woodlea

Building with Bentley Homes in Woodlea
VIC

็ Hello, please share to us for your home building progress, would be very appreciated.

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amythurs
Jul 31, 2016 11:31 pm
amythurs
bashworth
bashworth
31 July 2016

Safety and Noise issues

Safety and Noise issues
NSW

I guess you mean the block is 450 sq m, and you are talking about a 'Pad Mounted Substation' As all the electrical gear is enclosed in an enclosed weatherproof cabinet it…

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bashworth
Jul 31, 2016 11:30 pm
bashworth
kylz4
kylz4
31 July 2016

Metricon Glendale 45 (Limited Edition)

Metricon Glendale 45 (Limited Edition)

Just found your thread to follow LouLou :D Welcome to the crappy admin club haha, it is all worth it once you get through to the other side though and see your amazing…

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kylz4
Jul 31, 2016 9:33 pm
kyliebsmith
kyliebsmith
31 July 2016

Simonds Prague Willow Vale QLD

Simonds Prague Willow Vale QLD
QLD
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We really love the carpet, so lovely and soft. But nowadays the puppy pees everywhere. It needs a dry clean

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kyliebsmith
Jul 31, 2016 6:25 pm
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allvee
Jul 31, 2016 4:12 pm
LouiseandAnthony
LouiseandAnthony
31 July 2016

Building our first house

Building our first house
QLD

I started a blog a few months ago but haven’t been very good at keeping it updated! Anyway, I've just been uploading photos of our new house build, feel free to have a…

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LouiseandAnthony
Jul 31, 2016 2:25 pm
inexp_user
inexp_user
30 July 2016

Building in Romsey?

Building in Romsey?
VIC

Hi LouLouB, I've just replied on your build thread. I should start my own build thread, not that much has happened yet... We have a few on here building in Romsey. …

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inexp_user
Jul 30, 2016 11:28 pm
inexp_user
xyz
xyz
30 July 2016

? Rust stains with Crevole bricks

? Rust stains with Crevole bricks
NSW

Our PGH Crevole has arrived! Yay!

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xyz
Jul 30, 2016 11:21 pm
pauldab
pauldab
30 July 2016

Advice on Melbourne areas and estates

Advice on Melbourne areas and estates
VIC

Been a northern suburbs resident for the last 10 years living in Roxburgh Park and am building in Craigieburn (Aston). I chose there because of the value compared to the…

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pauldab
Jul 30, 2016 9:20 pm
alexavierodinn
alexavierodinn
30 July 2016

House & Land Packages vs Separate

House & Land Packages vs Separate
QLD

This post on this forum is too good. I like your discussion about House & Land Packages vs Separate.

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alexavierodinn
Jul 30, 2016 8:08 pm
fiat10
fiat10
30 July 2016

Finance q: additional items quoted outside contract

Finance q: additional items quoted outside contract

Hi all, We're approaching lock up (GJ Gardner Mandalay 338) and are now starting to look more into our window Covering and landscaping options. When we received our…

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fiat10
Jul 30, 2016 7:16 pm
thewoodies
thewoodies
30 July 2016

Porter Davis

Porter Davis
VIC

Hi! There's actually a much bigger PD thread on here :) to answer your question, best person to contact is their social media person Joanne who seems to be able to get most…

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thewoodies
Jul 30, 2016 6:31 pm
thewoodies
Flowersinthegarden
Flowersinthegarden
30 July 2016

Show your raked,vaulted ceiling !!!

Show your raked,vaulted ceiling !!!
WA

Hi everyone, can we get as many people as possible to share pics of the awesomeness of their raked,vaulted ceiings ....

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Flowersinthegarden
Jul 30, 2016 5:15 pm
belle_v2g
belle_v2g
30 July 2016

Building Lexington Belle Q1 by Henley In Mickleham Melbourne

Building Lexington Belle Q1 by Henley In Mickleham Melbourne
VIC
1 ... 7, 8, 9

Bringing this thread back to life again. We are alao building the lexington belle q1 at atherstone in melton south. Colour appointment done, yesterday we had our tender…

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belle_v2g
Jul 30, 2016 4:59 pm
belle_v2g
CazConvey
CazConvey
29 July 2016

Granny flat

Granny flat
NSW

Does anyone know whether you can built a granny flat in front of your principal dwelling? And whether when you build your dwelling you can still live in the existing house?

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CazConvey
Jul 29, 2016 10:25 pm
Ashleigh210
Ashleigh210
29 July 2016

Has any1 built with Valeco Homes?

Has any1 built with Valeco Homes?
QLD

Hi just wondering if you setteled with valeco? We are looking at building with them at yarrabilba but have heard some bad feedback about them.... if so how have you found them?

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Ashleigh210
Jul 29, 2016 5:44 pm
livpal5
livpal5
29 July 2016

Colorbond Roofs vs Concrete Roof Tiles (Melbourne West)

Colorbond Roofs vs Concrete Roof Tiles (Melbourne West)
VIC
1, 2, 3

Ah anticon rings a bell now. I think we have anticon too. Ooops

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livpal5
Jul 29, 2016 8:12 am
B STAR
B STAR
28 July 2016

KDR - stumps on ground where old stumps were

KDR - stumps on ground where old stumps were
QLD

you would be best to go a little deeper to ensure all loose soil is removed. This is important for the integrity of the home. Regardless of the situation stumps need to be…

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B STAR
Jul 28, 2016 12:06 pm
TaraDog
TaraDog
28 July 2016

Allcastle Homes Grandworth 40 MKIII

Allcastle Homes Grandworth 40 MKIII
NSW
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Items for the preparation of the slab are now arriving. I've been advised that they will endeavour to get to our site and work to ensure the slab is poured as soon as possible.

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TaraDog
Jul 28, 2016 11:13 am
TaraDog
zook60
zook60
27 July 2016

Is a Conveyancer necessary?

Is a Conveyancer necessary?

We have a fixed price conveyer thats about 10min up the road. We have used them 3 times now and Ive never stepped into their office. Everything can be done via email or…

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zook60
Jul 27, 2016 11:11 pm
capricorn
capricorn
27 July 2016

Show me your Alfresco

Show me your Alfresco
VIC

Our alfresco is also fairly small space, wished we had brought the decking out further!

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capricorn
Jul 27, 2016 5:27 pm
capricorn
beachesdream
beachesdream
27 July 2016

Metricon - Merricks 38

Metricon - Merricks 38
NSW

Thanks Tribe7, were building in NSW. Ive jumped on the metricon thread, heaps of information in there.

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beachesdream
Jul 27, 2016 7:19 am
jpmontoya
jpmontoya
26 July 2016

Alkimos Beach(WA) - Summit Homes -PCI Booked

Alkimos Beach(WA) - Summit Homes -PCI Booked
WA
1, 2, 3, 4, 5

Congrats can't wait to see the progress that you make now

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jpmontoya
Jul 26, 2016 4:09 pm
jpmontoya
algernon
algernon
25 July 2016

Builder recommendations in Canberra / kit homes - storybook

Builder recommendations in Canberra / kit homes - storybook
ACT

I admit to not asking that upfront as often as I should've (so don't know for all of the builders we checked out), but if they don't…

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algernon
Jul 25, 2016 11:12 pm
Lancaster 30
Lancaster 30
25 July 2016

Anyone building in Nth Kellyville Whitegum Ridge Washpool Rd

Anyone building in Nth Kellyville Whitegum Ridge Washpool Rd
NSW
1 ... 4, 5, 6

How is everyones build going? Does anyone have a speculative finish date yet, perhaps before christmas?

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Lancaster 30
Jul 25, 2016 10:22 pm
by threes
by threes
25 July 2016

Scott Salisbury

Scott Salisbury
SA

Hi guys, I just thought I would bump this thread to see how you were going with Scott Salisbury. I adore their homes and they are at the top of our list of builders to…

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by threes
Jul 25, 2016 2:47 pm
watermill
watermill
25 July 2016

Kialla Homes

Kialla Homes
VIC

Hi, has anyone built with Kialla Homes? Do you have any feedback? Thanks

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watermill
Jul 25, 2016 11:42 am
watermill
B STAR
B STAR
24 July 2016

Am I getting ripped off?

Am I getting ripped off?
VIC

i am curious as to what type of slab was used. Waffle slabs are much easier to estimate and if he has gone over by 20 cubic meters thats quiet an error. Secondly how do…

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B STAR
Jul 24, 2016 9:42 pm
B STAR
B STAR
24 July 2016

Occupancy permit with conditions (vapour barrier)

Occupancy permit with conditions (vapour barrier)
VIC

It looks like perhaps the ground hieght is either to high or the weep holes to low. The surveyor foreseas issues so he suggested to put plastic (vapour barriere up along…

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B STAR
Jul 24, 2016 9:02 pm
jpmontoya
jpmontoya
24 July 2016

Gemmill homes perth

Gemmill homes perth
WA

We looked at them too initially and quite of few of people we spoke to shared very bad experiences. HGWA, Summit, Ventura and Dale Alcock in the end we started with and…

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jpmontoya
Jul 24, 2016 2:26 pm
jpmontoya
Zhenhua
Zhenhua
24 July 2016

Are glasswool thermal and acoustic batts safe?

Are glasswool thermal and acoustic batts safe?
VIC

Thanks goody59 and B STAR I've looked it up a bit further and here is what I found about the product: http://insulation.com.au/product/pink-batts-insulation/

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Zhenhua
Jul 24, 2016 12:55 pm
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Dirge
Jul 24, 2016 12:19 am
Stewie D
Stewie D
23 July 2016

Driveway restrictions Cessnock city council

Driveway restrictions Cessnock city council
NSW

Found this on the councils website From what I gather from the image Minimum is 3m max 6m Driveway has to be atleast 1.5m from fence line. Our house is placed 1.2m from…

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Stewie D
Jul 23, 2016 7:57 pm
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charlibear
Jul 23, 2016 5:18 pm
charlibear
Joelleg6
Joelleg6
23 July 2016

Anyone building with Orbit Homes?

Anyone building with Orbit Homes?
VIC

Logician you're house is looking great! Thanks for sharing your journey. I can't wait for our build to start. Should be starting to build in September. I can't wait!

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Joelleg6
Jul 23, 2016 5:16 pm
Joelleg6
matalee
matalee
23 July 2016

My Simonds Express Argyle

My Simonds Express Argyle
VIC

We didn't get that choice of facade with the Leon. We've just chosen a facade that has two small windows at the front - Mossman.

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matalee
Jul 23, 2016 11:02 am
matalee
Saint Girl
Saint Girl
22 July 2016

Fixed site costs - knock down rebuild

Fixed site costs - knock down rebuild
VIC

Where are you building? We did a KDR in Bayside Melbourne with MainVue (Henley). I don't think anyone will offer fixed site costs. We are on clay too and was told by a…

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Saint Girl
Jul 22, 2016 9:32 pm
Saint Girl
oneskyabove
oneskyabove
22 July 2016

Our build with New Gen Homes - Wandi! PCI 5th of Feb!

Our build with New Gen Homes - Wandi! PCI 5th of Feb!
WA
1 ... 10, 11, 12

What have you done to the house since you've moved in. Do you like the neighbourhood

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oneskyabove
Jul 22, 2016 6:47 pm
YNWA
YNWA
22 July 2016

Belmont Development

Belmont Development
NSW

Hi All, I met, quite by accident a future neighbour of mine at Windsor RSL the other day, who has also paid the deposit on land in the Belmont area of Redbank. She had…

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YNWA
Jul 22, 2016 1:53 am
Hughesjo25
Hughesjo25
21 July 2016

House on acre block

House on acre block
VIC

Hi all, I posted a msg awhile ago around the possibility of building on an acre block. Interested in the Porter Davis Hillside home as it is designed for wider blocks and…

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Hughesjo25
Jul 21, 2016 11:30 pm
inexp_user
inexp_user
21 July 2016

Budget questions - potential build with Porter Davis

Budget questions - potential build with Porter Davis
VIC

Yes the study is a funny space in the Hillside. I have already told my family they will not be using the study because they are too messy. It will be only a show room…

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inexp_user
Jul 21, 2016 11:01 pm
inexp_user
Charley
Charley
21 July 2016

outdoor terrace gas point worth it?

outdoor terrace gas point worth it?
VIC

Yes if you dont bbq that often its probably not warranted whereas we bbq most evenings in the summer months and cook roasts in it in the winter. Ours is under our alfresco…

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Charley
Jul 21, 2016 9:40 pm
Landy9
Landy9
21 July 2016

Anyone here building with RMS Homes?

Anyone here building with RMS Homes?
VIC

Hi! all, Has anyone in this forum built with them? Any feed back from initial posters. Their Inclusions list is massive and prices are great. I went into the…

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Landy9
Jul 21, 2016 2:06 pm
Landy9
fooSA
fooSA
21 July 2016

Experiences with building with Weeks in SA?

Experiences with building with Weeks in SA?
SA

Hi, I really like their Hampton design and was wondering if any gurus here had built with them before and what were your experiences like? I looked in the productreview…

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fooSA
Jul 21, 2016 1:24 pm
Katie_24
Katie_24
21 July 2016

Building in brooks reach horsley nsw

Building in brooks reach horsley nsw
NSW

Hi.. My names katie & we have brought unregistered land at brooks reach too... I heard the other day that the land wont be registered until june/july ? Who r u guys…

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Katie_24
Jul 21, 2016 12:04 pm
BL35ED
BL35ED
20 July 2016

!**WATER DAMAGE**!

!**WATER DAMAGE**!
NSW

This builder is pissin me off.... I dont know how much more I can endure tbh. Theyre already 2 months over the contract date. Thanks everyone..

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BL35ED
Jul 20, 2016 5:52 pm
Stewie D
Stewie D
20 July 2016

Project Home Verse Owner Builder

Project Home Verse Owner Builder
NSW

Why not try a custom build with a smaller builder who will let you do a few things yourself? Eg source and supply all fittings. Bring in your own contractors for a few…

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Stewie D
Jul 20, 2016 4:52 pm
mzjska
mzjska
20 July 2016

Building inspection for new apartment - WA

Building inspection for new apartment - WA
WA

In addition to the above, most off the plan contracts are so water tight in favour of the seller so any items they may raise probably won't matter

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mzjska
Jul 20, 2016 4:49 pm
vonsta76
vonsta76
20 July 2016

Any hidden charges with Coral homes or on land purchase?

Any hidden charges with Coral homes or on land purchase?
NSW

No probs, let us know if you have any other questions. As someone above said, the coral general thread is always busy and someone will always be able to give…

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vonsta76
Jul 20, 2016 12:23 pm
vonsta76
buildingonup
buildingonup
20 July 2016

Please help with brick colour dark bricks and dark roof

Please help with brick colour dark bricks and dark roof

Try www.colourtouch.com.au it's a tool where you can select the colours of brick, roof, frames, doors etc to see how it will all look together and uses actual product…

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buildingonup
Jul 20, 2016 9:14 am


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