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SilentChaos
SilentChaos
23 April 2017

Simonds Prague with Modifications in Melbourne's North

Simonds Prague with Modifications in Melbourne's North
VIC

Thanks for responding guys :-D It really helps reading your posts. @ I've been looking at your posts, really nice reading…

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SilentChaos
Apr 23, 2017 1:54 am
geminithinker
geminithinker
22 April 2017

Insp1red H0mes

Insp1red H0mes

Has anyone built with inspired homes since? Keen to hear feedback

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geminithinker
Apr 22, 2017 6:55 pm
san_riri
san_riri
22 April 2017

Lincoln 35 MK2 at Marsden Park

Lincoln 35 MK2 at Marsden Park
NSW

Has anyone built the Lincoln 35 MK2 at Marsden Park - Elara estate?

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san_riri
Apr 22, 2017 2:46 pm
Twandles
Twandles
22 April 2017

Building Bristol 33

Building Bristol 33
NSW

Has anyone got any pictures of butlers pantry they have built with Eden brae also wondering on average how much did people spend at home options thanks

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Twandles
Apr 22, 2017 12:44 pm
SaveH2O
SaveH2O
22 April 2017

Need urgent advice...

Need urgent advice...
VIC

Ask your builder how long the electrician has worked for him, say why you have no confidence in the electrician and then discuss the builder's options. 40,000 Australian…

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SaveH2O
Apr 22, 2017 9:56 am
SaveH2O
GLO
GLO
21 April 2017

Building a 3rd Garage

Building a 3rd Garage
NSW

Hi , I'd be going by Council, not CDC. I guess my question is whether building right up to the boundary point is usually accepted by council (noting that the third…

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GLO
Apr 21, 2017 10:03 pm
jasonwg
jasonwg
21 April 2017

exposed-aggregate driveway

exposed-aggregate driveway
NSW

My driveway is 42m2 and cost about $5000 through the builder - colour is batman aggregate, I really like it but was pretty expensive! Had I not gone through the builder it…

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jasonwg
Apr 21, 2017 9:00 pm
jasonwg
kylz4
kylz4
21 April 2017

Varying mortar thickness - what are our options?

Varying mortar thickness - what are our options?
NSW

We are having similar issues with out of spec bed joints all over our bricked area and we are quite close to coastal area!! Our builder was talking about financial…

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kylz4
Apr 21, 2017 6:42 pm
OurLindrum52
OurLindrum52
21 April 2017

Backyard size

Backyard size
NSW
1, 2

Well we did plan to have a pool down that side and the house has screw piers, but of course funds ran out for the pool! The pond is only 250mm deep and it's manly above…

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OurLindrum52
Apr 21, 2017 2:55 pm
Joker
Joker
21 April 2017

building contract

building contract

BE, from this forum does pre contract inspections also. Sent from my Redmi 4 using Tapatalk

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Joker
Apr 21, 2017 1:50 pm
amiarm
amiarm
21 April 2017

Who is building with Blue Tongue homes

Who is building with Blue Tongue homes
NSW

Hi all, There is little or no information on this forum about Blue tongue homes - http://www.bluetonguehomes.com.au/ Anyone building with blue tongue homes in Sydney…

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amiarm
Apr 21, 2017 11:14 am
scubabe
scubabe
21 April 2017

Noosa 20 - North Habour

Noosa 20 - North Habour
QLD
1, 2, 3, 4, 5

11 weeks?? that's insane!!! Very fast worker bees you had on your build :) Now if you could just send them down to Charlibear and her GJ build near Lismore where it's been…

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scubabe
Apr 21, 2017 10:01 am
scubabe
StructuralBIMGuy
StructuralBIMGuy
21 April 2017

Retaining Walls

Retaining Walls
NSW

If its on the weather side you would do better to retain adjacent to the fence and away from your footings Sorry no photos..But I can recommend to others the correct…

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StructuralBIMGuy
Apr 21, 2017 8:56 am
StructuralBIMGuy
SkyJay
SkyJay
21 April 2017

Our 1st build

Our 1st build
NSW

We are building our first home with Coral and have chosen the Casuarina 30. Our land has settled and we have just completed all our Tile, electrical and colour selections.…

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SkyJay
Apr 21, 2017 4:01 am
Noelle1986
Noelle1986
20 April 2017

Oracle platinum home Hamilton 257

Oracle platinum home Hamilton 257
QLD
1 ... 19, 20, 21

Chris the new construction manager hes great

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Noelle1986
Apr 20, 2017 7:47 pm
algernon
algernon
20 April 2017

Personalised Plans - Help - Lower Chittering Build

Personalised Plans - Help - Lower Chittering Build
WA

Maybe you can talk to him about the square house - there's a little bit more work involved with hips/valleys, but it's generally not significant in terms of a house cost -…

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algernon
Apr 20, 2017 2:18 pm
sencillez
sencillez
20 April 2017

Building a Sandringham by Porter Davis

Building a Sandringham by Porter Davis
VIC
1, 2, 3, 4, 5

Hi newhouse101, would you mind sharing the facade name of your sandringham? Thanks in advance :)

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sencillez
Apr 20, 2017 9:46 am

Street Appeal was one thing that was really important to us, We decided to choose the Torquay Facade. We almost chose the Burleigh Facade but I wasn't a fan of the three…

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keepitreal
Apr 20, 2017 9:26 am
mrsdoe
mrsdoe
19 April 2017

Few minor issues with build in Aveley

Few minor issues with build in Aveley
WA

I don't like the look of that timber beam either, that's an awful big defect in the timber I'd be getting a registered builder to do an inspection of the roof…

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mrsdoe
Apr 19, 2017 10:23 pm
mrsdoe
rsanand
rsanand
19 April 2017

how to find information related to Storm-water drain depth,

how to find information related to Storm-water drain depth,
VIC

Thanks fortunately there is a company that the builders use to collect all those information on behalf of the builder, the information was delayed, it arrived couple of…

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rsanand
Apr 19, 2017 6:41 pm
cbboy
cbboy
19 April 2017

Simon Homes

Simon Homes
VIC

Had the worst experience with this mob. My advice to people is stay away. Their finishes and quality are cheap, they dont return to fix defects and qualifications of their…

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cbboy
Apr 19, 2017 12:09 pm
Spooky8080
Spooky8080
18 April 2017

Garage Door opener

Garage Door opener
NSW

Just wondering what brand/model garage door opener does clarendon use.

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Spooky8080
Apr 18, 2017 10:47 pm
Vocalstar
Vocalstar
18 April 2017

Anyone tried Aussie Drain Mate/Grate Seal/Dekfit Grate Mate?

Anyone tried Aussie Drain Mate/Grate Seal/Dekfit Grate Mate?
VIC

The best long term simple solution is "Ezydrain" it not only blocks the smells it kills the diseases that is created and also cleans the pipe walls over time from debris…

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Vocalstar
Apr 18, 2017 7:55 pm
Fullback15
Fullback15
18 April 2017

State Demolition review

State Demolition review
NSW

is this claim still active/pending?.. i would love to add my name to the list. Don't care too much about the $$, just want to see them held accountable. Our job was also…

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Fullback15
Apr 18, 2017 7:30 pm
Fullback15
Fullback15
18 April 2017

Anyone with Fowler Homes

Anyone with Fowler Homes
NSW

Hi Lemans, I normally go straight to Frank (construction manager) .. he's pretty good but doesn't change the outcome that much. If you wish to DM me I'd be happy to…

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Fullback15
Apr 18, 2017 7:27 pm
Lemans
Lemans
18 April 2017

Fowler homes - santorini

Fowler homes - santorini
NSW
1 ... 5, 6, 7

Thanks Scott for your reply. I also like darker tiles but hubby insists we go for light tiles, so i guess light tiles it is!

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Lemans
Apr 18, 2017 5:43 pm
Stace2205
Stace2205
18 April 2017

Anyone building in the Vermont Estate at Pitt Town?

Anyone building in the Vermont Estate at Pitt Town?
NSW
1 ... 53, 54, 55

Hi all we, we were considering a block to build at Vermont Estate but are now considering purchasing an already established home. Was hoping to get some people already…

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Stace2205
Apr 18, 2017 1:25 pm
Needamoneytree
Needamoneytree
18 April 2017

Anyone building edenbrae bristol 33

Anyone building edenbrae bristol 33
NSW

It might have to do with roof lines we had a lot of problems with the roof when extending our house

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Needamoneytree
Apr 18, 2017 10:58 am
Needamoneytree
marcoola
marcoola
18 April 2017

Building permit required to provide water meter/tap to vacan

Building permit required to provide water meter/tap to vacan
VIC

Not normally. Call Vic Water and see where its at ( or whoever your local water authority is ) If its a new estate its normally fitted at around the time the lot…

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marcoola
Apr 18, 2017 9:30 am
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cat_dunc
Apr 18, 2017 12:49 am
cat_dunc

So I didn't update this but back in February I got a very aggressive letter from the owners of the block of land behind us saying we built out retaining wall on their…

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shellby
Apr 17, 2017 10:22 pm
shellby
Berek
Berek
17 April 2017

Is this normal?

Is this normal?
WA

Someone wasn't using their grey material. Ours is underneath the cover out of sight.

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Berek
Apr 17, 2017 9:06 pm
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Milestone
Apr 17, 2017 6:23 pm
Milestone
algernon
algernon
17 April 2017

Existing site plan - where do u get one?

Existing site plan - where do u get one?
VIC

Council records can be incomplete or out-of-date. Most of the time you'll need to have a site survey that's fairly recent (e.g. within the last 12 months), although…

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algernon
Apr 17, 2017 11:23 am
cat_dunc
cat_dunc
17 April 2017

Ben Trager - Secret Harbour - Could it get any worse?

Ben Trager - Secret Harbour - Could it get any worse?
WA
1 ... 51, 52, 53

I hope everything has improved with the house after the horrible time you've had with it. Good news is the pool looks incredible?? How have you gone with finishing…

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cat_dunc
Apr 17, 2017 10:29 am
cat_dunc
cat_dunc
cat_dunc
17 April 2017

Our semi acreage 'Forever House' Build - Pool Under Construc

Our semi acreage 'Forever House' Build - Pool Under Construc
QLD
1 ... 65, 66, 67

Hey Mr Bee, how's your pool construction going now? I'd love to see more pictures. :)

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cat_dunc
Apr 17, 2017 9:35 am
cat_dunc
GCDC
GCDC
16 April 2017

Getting competing house design plans and quotes

Getting competing house design plans and quotes
QLD

Rocks just on the surface pretty much https://drive.google.com/open?id=0BymNZ ... kZXRnpLZHM The point of the question was less about cost of excavating the rock and…

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GCDC
Apr 16, 2017 6:56 pm
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yvonneh
Apr 16, 2017 11:47 am
southernstars
southernstars
16 April 2017

My build in Serpentine with Redink!

My build in Serpentine with Redink!
WA
1 ... 9, 10, 11

Congrats. Your house is so beautiful.We're building with Redink as well. It took us 5 months to land on slab down. We're looking for an inspector. Could you please…

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southernstars
Apr 16, 2017 1:53 am

Hi neighbors We had a drive today and heres the latest update

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Gie
Apr 15, 2017 8:37 pm
ruraldoc
ruraldoc
15 April 2017

Help with Choosing right house layout

Help with Choosing right house layout
NSW

I would repeat whatever everyone else has already stated! You could also look at two nice building sites I used to teach myself about passive solar design and what…

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ruraldoc
Apr 15, 2017 6:34 pm
ruraldoc
marge1978
marge1978
15 April 2017

DULUX STEPNEY OR GREY ISLAND BENCH

DULUX STEPNEY OR GREY ISLAND BENCH
QLD

HI Really need help, am wanting to know if anyone has built and put in dark timber flooring with a grey island bench in kitchen. I really need help with what grey looks…

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marge1978
Apr 15, 2017 5:19 pm
san_riri
san_riri
15 April 2017

Building with Eden Brae Lincoln 30

Building with Eden Brae Lincoln 30
NSW

Hi there, How's the construction going? What fascade did you choose for your lincoln? Thanks

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san_riri
Apr 15, 2017 11:28 am
san_riri
san_riri
15 April 2017

Building Lincoln 35 MK2 with Allure fascade

Building Lincoln 35 MK2 with Allure fascade
NSW

Hi all, We are finally building our dream home the Lincoln 35 MKII with the Allure fascade (Eden Brae homes). I was wondering if anyone has built this house and if so,…

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san_riri
Apr 15, 2017 9:10 am
spice girl
spice girl
15 April 2017

Our First Home - Lexington Belle Q1 by Henley in Atherstone

Our First Home - Lexington Belle Q1 by Henley in Atherstone
VIC
1, 2, 3, 4, 5

Hi belle, have you been able to start your build yet? I'm still waiting for land to title.

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spice girl
Apr 15, 2017 8:42 am
Rocchet
Rocchet
14 April 2017

Suggestions for cheap online furniture

Suggestions for cheap online furniture
NSW

Well with the build underway and admin behind me my mind has turned to furniture......as in I don't really have any! Problem being (as I'm sure many of you appreciate) …

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Rocchet
Apr 14, 2017 9:54 pm
lookbothways
lookbothways
14 April 2017

Our Derwent valley build

Our Derwent valley build
TAS

What a difference a month makes, When the builders…

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lookbothways
Apr 14, 2017 10:51 am

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