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2Bytheseaside
2Bytheseaside
11 February 2016

Anyone recommend auilding inspector in Perth - 2 storey home

Anyone recommend auilding inspector in Perth - 2 storey home
WA

Hi Can anyone recommend a building inspector that they've used and were happy with? We'd like to get quotes on an inspection for our double storey build which is already…

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2Bytheseaside
Feb 11, 2016 7:36 pm
robarcher_83
robarcher_83
11 February 2016

Redink build - has this happened to anyone else?

Redink build - has this happened to anyone else?
WA

Hi Perthgirl, so sorry only just seen post. Yeh they concreted all holes in slab and plastered and fixed walls. So looks all normal now.

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robarcher_83
Feb 11, 2016 4:15 pm
TomCat
TomCat
11 February 2016

Soil test - Southern highlands NSW

Soil test - Southern highlands NSW
NSW

Look up engineers (building/construction) in your local directory ... If they don't do it, they'll refer you to a local soil doctor (forgot what they're called even thigh…

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TomCat
Feb 11, 2016 8:07 am
TomCat
twin_dad
twin_dad
11 February 2016

Stormwater & Concreting

Stormwater & Concreting
SA

Compltely agree TC, it should be part of the plumbing component. However as you mentioned they don't want to be responsible for it. We had a bobcat driver rip up a…

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twin_dad
Feb 11, 2016 8:05 am
M and T
M and T
10 February 2016

Building with Metricon

Building with Metricon
NSW

HI everyone We're building with Metricon and wanted to find out if any one had problems with the cornices not being straight? Our Cornices just got put up but some of…

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M and T
Feb 10, 2016 9:02 pm
M and T
Michelle
Michelle
10 February 2016

Render help needed!!

Render help needed!!
NSW

Yes I always recommend sample pots !! :)

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Michelle
Feb 10, 2016 6:17 pm
Michelle
lizbf85
lizbf85
10 February 2016

Drysdale 30 - PD - A slight delay but good news PHOTO UPDATE

Drysdale 30 - PD - A slight delay but good news PHOTO UPDATE
VIC
1 ... 10, 11, 12

hoping your still an active member!!! out of curiosity did you upgrade the render to a little more of the facade? we are currently building with PD and wanted to see…

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lizbf85
Feb 10, 2016 3:16 pm
Alexright62
Alexright62
10 February 2016

Allworth - Harmony Entertainer

Allworth - Harmony Entertainer
NSW

We are also building harmony entertainer. Currently paid 4K as deposit. Any suggestions.

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Alexright62
Feb 10, 2016 2:47 pm
Kelgofast
Kelgofast
10 February 2016

Poor Silicon application

Poor Silicon application
QLD

Hey, we are still waiting on ours to be installed but keen to see what other people have.

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Kelgofast
Feb 10, 2016 12:57 pm
Kelgofast
Arielbj
Arielbj
10 February 2016

Building contract review (time frame)

Building contract review (time frame)
VIC

They will mail the hard copy and you sign and return. But, most of the volume builder wouldn't not change their terms just for you. We build with Masterton, it took us one…

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Arielbj
Feb 10, 2016 11:37 am
Ashie87
Ashie87
10 February 2016

Media Room Pics Please

Media Room Pics Please
QLD

Am trying to get ideas for how I want my media room to look.. whether to paint it dark or light, speakers etc.. Can people please post pics please?

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Ashie87
Feb 10, 2016 8:32 am
lizbf85
lizbf85
9 February 2016

Forsyth 38 with Porter Davis

Forsyth 38 with Porter Davis
VIC

Hi are you able to help with a question about the abolishment of the elec and gas? when exactly did you do this? do you do it asap, or do should you wait until the…

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lizbf85
Feb 09, 2016 8:57 pm
Hearny87
Hearny87
9 February 2016

Help Regarding - Titles Delay ( Baldivis Parks Stage 4 ) ?

Help Regarding - Titles Delay ( Baldivis Parks Stage 4 ) ?
WA

Hi, Forgive my ignorance if this is an obvious answer. Our titles were originally due in October, then delayed a month each month, to which we are now told the reason is…

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Hearny87
Feb 09, 2016 7:01 pm
Hearny87
Beetaloo
Beetaloo
9 February 2016

Acreage without planning permit

Acreage without planning permit
VIC

My council in rural South Australia only allows houses to be build on sites greater than 20 hectares (about 40 acres) without special planning permission. Building…

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Beetaloo
Feb 09, 2016 6:16 pm
Beetaloo
va1000
va1000
9 February 2016

Has anyone built with Nu-Era Homes

Has anyone built with Nu-Era Homes
NSW

I am planning to build custom home with Nu-Era homes. They seem to be very flexible. Has anybody build home with them recently? If so what is your experience?

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va1000
Feb 09, 2016 6:07 pm
jpmontoya
jpmontoya
9 February 2016

Our first home with Summit - WIR pics!!

Our first home with Summit - WIR pics!!
WA
1 ... 49, 50, 51

Face trims are only sold by few microwave manufacturers so yep I will suggest first check with your manufacturer.

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jpmontoya
Feb 09, 2016 3:33 pm
jpmontoya
Marie
Marie
9 February 2016

Building with Granvue (Vic)?

Building with Granvue (Vic)?
VIC

Thanks Elt will do. We are still deciding but so far they are the one that we have been more content with. Will keep you updated ;-) Cheers, Marie

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Marie
Feb 09, 2016 2:16 pm
JustinInPerth
JustinInPerth
9 February 2016

Commodore Homes, Alkimos Beach - Moved in - New pics!

Commodore Homes, Alkimos Beach - Moved in - New pics!
WA
1 ... 46, 47, 48

It is looking amazing BS12! Kitchen looks epic and the side garden looks lovely! Everything is getting there man! Can't wait to see your front garden done up! What a…

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JustinInPerth
Feb 09, 2016 10:23 am
JustinInPerth
PammyD
PammyD
9 February 2016

Bifold doors - Tell me all about them :)

Bifold doors - Tell me all about them :)
NSW

Hi All, We are still in early stages of building but i am keen to hear your thoughts and reviews about bifold doors. I think theyre great because of how the really open…

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PammyD
Feb 09, 2016 7:56 am
Lisa Wilson
Lisa Wilson
8 February 2016

Granvue homes Mickleham

Granvue homes Mickleham
VIC

Hi everyone. Looking at signing up with Granvue homes to build an Opal in Mickleham. Has anyone built with them out this way? I like their design and would to talk to…

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Lisa Wilson
Feb 08, 2016 9:40 pm
Crazyk
Crazyk
8 February 2016

Exteriror Paint

Exteriror Paint
VIC

Thank u for your suggestion .. i will go for the grey palates..

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Crazyk
Feb 08, 2016 9:12 pm
Crazyk
anj85
anj85
8 February 2016

Building @ Harcrest, Wantirna South

Building @ Harcrest, Wantirna South
VIC
1 ... 16, 17, 18

Hi there, I'm nearly done building at Harcrest. I'm looking for landscapers to do the sides and back yard. Can anyone recommend someone they have used? Thanks.

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anj85
Feb 08, 2016 4:19 pm
Twinklestarfish
Twinklestarfish
8 February 2016

Kit, container, and unusual budget homes

Kit, container, and unusual budget homes
QLD

Thanks guys! No block yet but we're aiming for acreage :) we'd like at least 3 acres with creek or river access, SQ or NNSW

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Twinklestarfish
Feb 08, 2016 2:42 pm
Tracey70
Tracey70
8 February 2016

New Simonds homes thread

New Simonds homes thread

Thank you. We have decided on blackwood bricks, monument colourbond roof, dune cladding and black windows. I was thinking of adding a light timber look for cupboards etc…

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Tracey70
Feb 08, 2016 2:16 pm
Saint Mike
Saint Mike
8 February 2016

3 month maintenance

3 month maintenance
VIC

3 months ? We did 12. But - yes - write EVERYTHING down. And - look up !

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Saint Mike
Feb 08, 2016 2:02 pm
Saint Mike
Rosie555
Rosie555
8 February 2016

Knock Down Rebuild Custom Build - G J Gardener

Knock Down Rebuild Custom Build - G J Gardener
NSW

Hello New to forum and slowly navigating. I was wondering if anyone has built a custom home with G J Gardener in Newcastle. The builder is Mark Eddy and if so what has…

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Rosie555
Feb 08, 2016 11:38 am
teigs1
teigs1
8 February 2016

Grey pebble render with monument roof anyone?

Grey pebble render with monument roof anyone?
NSW

Just wondering if anyone has a monument roof with grey pebble render?? If possible with pics and what you think of the render in the sun? We are about to render and i am…

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teigs1
Feb 08, 2016 10:46 am
ddarroch
ddarroch
7 February 2016

Starting out - but tricky triangle short depth block

Starting out - but tricky triangle short depth block
NSW

I'd suggest you try to find a design that is orientated correctly, with north facing living areas. This will make the house more comfortable to live in, & will minimize…

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ddarroch
Feb 07, 2016 10:14 pm
lizbf85
lizbf85
7 February 2016

RENDERER NEEDED - melbourne- have work drawings need quote

RENDERER NEEDED - melbourne- have work drawings need quote
VIC

hi my husband and i are building with porter davis is may and want to know what additional render will cost external. we have the work drawing of our facade and need to…

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lizbf85
Feb 07, 2016 9:37 pm
lizbf85
lizbf85
7 February 2016

If anyone needs a renderer in Melbourne!!!

If anyone needs a renderer in Melbourne!!!
VIC

are you still available! looking for someone for the end of 2016 in hadfield

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lizbf85
Feb 07, 2016 9:33 pm
Asian Nerd
Asian Nerd
7 February 2016

Steel House in Perth

Steel House in Perth
WA

Hi Guys, I am an asian migrant who is interested in building a house in Perth. I'd like to know if there are any home builders building a house using steel frame. I can…

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Asian Nerd
Feb 07, 2016 6:56 pm
kyliebsmith
kyliebsmith
7 February 2016

Simonds Homes problems

Simonds Homes problems
1 ... 14, 15, 16

Thanks I really needed to hear this.

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kyliebsmith
Feb 07, 2016 12:28 pm
Bonnie21
Bonnie21
6 February 2016

CONTRACT SIGNING

CONTRACT SIGNING
VIC

Agree to above, see a lawyer and building consultant so you know that you understand your contract and you won't pay significant about of money during construction due to…

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Bonnie21
Feb 06, 2016 9:28 pm
alibaba11
alibaba11
6 February 2016

BluePrint Homes Build at Bletchley Park - Brick Work

BluePrint Homes Build at Bletchley Park - Brick Work
WA
1, 2, 3

Hi Buddy, we reached Lock Up this week. The build has been progressing very quickly indeed. We have been pretty busy running around to look at all the post handover…

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alibaba11
Feb 06, 2016 7:59 pm
Joie23
Joie23
6 February 2016

Glass garage door in new estate

Glass garage door in new estate
NSW

Has online been allowed a garage door with glass panels in new estates? We are wanting to build in spring farm and want to garage to get natural light and lots of it.…

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Joie23
Feb 06, 2016 4:01 pm
teigs1
teigs1
6 February 2016

Too much gloss? please help!

Too much gloss? please help!
NSW

Thanks for the reply kylie. Cleaning is one of my worries!

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teigs1
Feb 06, 2016 7:32 am
StructuralBIMGuy
StructuralBIMGuy
6 February 2016

Best WA builder?

Best WA builder?
WA

The WA dept of Commerce (CA,BC,etc) knows who the worst builder is..LOL, but they won't tell you that.

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StructuralBIMGuy
Feb 06, 2016 7:23 am
StructuralBIMGuy
mrrrrt
mrrrrt
6 February 2016

Anyone else building in North Kellyville?

Anyone else building in North Kellyville?
NSW
1 ... 32, 33, 34

Thanks for sharing the contact. I'm also building at North Kellyville and have just finished brickwork. Our Building Progress Blog: http://casadream.wordpress.com/

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mrrrrt
Feb 05, 2016 11:38 pm
mrrrrt
Noelle1986
Noelle1986
6 February 2016

Oracle Platinum

Oracle Platinum
NSW

That would explain the delays

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Noelle1986
Feb 05, 2016 11:08 pm
mandy+steve
mandy+steve
5 February 2016

architect, drafter or building designer ?

architect, drafter or building designer ?
WA

We are also building with Highbury homes - had PCI today! amazing experience with this builder, have previously built with summit who were good but the communication from…

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mandy+steve
Feb 05, 2016 10:00 pm
mandy+steve
bashworth
bashworth
5 February 2016

SPLIT CONTRACT Spring farm House and land package

SPLIT CONTRACT Spring farm House and land package
NSW

I've built 2 houses by buying the land and house separately without any bank issues. Its probably the same for over 50% of all Houses built

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bashworth
Feb 05, 2016 3:07 pm
bashworth
Matt1
Matt1
5 February 2016

2 Kids + Triplets = Need a bigger house! - Driveway done

2 Kids + Triplets = Need a bigger house! - Driveway done
NSW
1 ... 8, 9, 10

Hey Tribe the side and front is basically done. Just waiting on the DA for the rear to be approved so can do that bit. I've been sending a Jims Diggers guy broke drilling…

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Matt1
Feb 05, 2016 9:28 am
Matt1
Dan122
Dan122
5 February 2016

Who could build on Battelaxe block with steep long driveway

Who could build on Battelaxe block with steep long driveway
NSW

We are using tullipan homes for our sloping block amd they have been awsome so far .

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Dan122
Feb 05, 2016 9:26 am
teigs1
teigs1
4 February 2016

Bath niche placement

Bath niche placement
NSW

Our bath is 15 cm wider than the niche, i hope it doesnt look odd but from the searches ive done both placements looked fine so initially my worry was the bottles but now…

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teigs1
Feb 04, 2016 8:38 pm
weezy_cat
weezy_cat
4 February 2016

Help needed to ID colours

Help needed to ID colours

Hi Yes that would be easier and prob quicker. :D

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weezy_cat
Feb 04, 2016 4:35 pm
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EPaul888
Feb 04, 2016 3:20 pm
wilson0205
wilson0205
4 February 2016

First home builder Townsville

First home builder Townsville
QLD

Sorry for the late reply, I have just been really busy with work and the house design/plans. Anyway we will be starting to build in the next couple of weeks. I will…

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wilson0205
Feb 04, 2016 12:22 pm
landlubber
landlubber
4 February 2016

Building in Mapleton Grove, Kellyville North?

Building in Mapleton Grove, Kellyville North?
NSW
1 ... 4, 5, 6

Hi All, Anyone in this thread living in Mapleton Avenue at the Barry Road end? Do you know if the excavation company Raygal on the other side of Mapleton Avenue are moving?

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landlubber
Feb 04, 2016 12:03 pm


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