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deluded
deluded
24 July 2015

ALKIRA Homes

ALKIRA Homes
NSW
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unless you can be on site from the start of the day to the end of the day for the whole build you'll never know whether the SS have organised a certifier to check the…

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deluded
Jul 24, 2015 7:59 pm
Dream_Catchers
Dream_Catchers
24 July 2015

First build in Alkimos, Trinity Estate.

First build in Alkimos, Trinity Estate.
WA
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How's it all coming along Flicky?? I've posted some updates and pics on my thread too :) Our 'First Home' Build :) viewtopic.php?t=72518

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Dream_Catchers
Jul 24, 2015 12:35 pm
Dream_Catchers
Gunna
Gunna
24 July 2015

Soil Test?

Soil Test?
VIC

I'd do one, for the cost of $400 you can then let the builder know to price based on soil type XYZ. Volume builders will still most likely do their own test as often they…

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Gunna
Jul 24, 2015 11:49 am
jjay009
jjay009
24 July 2015

Share Underground Electricity Pit

Share Underground Electricity Pit
VIC

Hi We are in the process of knocking down and rebuilding our home. Our neighbor did the same few years ago. When…

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jjay009
Jul 24, 2015 6:49 am
surtees
surtees
23 July 2015

Interpreting the land developers report

Interpreting the land developers report
VIC

Hi that sounds interesting. Did you get a controlled(engineered) fill report with your block? We get it with our block, it means the fill has been compacted every 100mm(i…

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surtees
Jul 23, 2015 10:25 pm
surtees
archetto
archetto
23 July 2015

For those with white timber shutters

For those with white timber shutters
VIC

We are having white plantations and have white window frames

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archetto
Jul 23, 2015 6:14 pm
archetto
surtees
surtees
23 July 2015

Online colour design programs

Online colour design programs
VIC

those links are great thank you

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surtees
Jul 23, 2015 12:41 pm
surtees
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Michelle
Jul 22, 2015 8:47 pm
Michelle
FirstTimePDBuilder
FirstTimePDBuilder
22 July 2015

Chadwick 41 Porter Davis

Chadwick 41 Porter Davis
VIC

I know it's a bit late, but just wondering if you ended up building the chadwick, as we are now and we'd love to hear your experiences. Fir

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FirstTimePDBuilder
Jul 22, 2015 7:55 pm
FirstTimePDBuilder
MkIII
MkIII
22 July 2015

Stage 5D - Registration and Proposed Railway Corridor

Stage 5D - Registration and Proposed Railway Corridor
NSW

Hi Guys, I am in Stage 5D and it seems my lot would be affected by this Railway corridor and Oran Park has offered to rescind the land contract for the same amount:)…

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MkIII
Jul 22, 2015 3:34 pm
kiranalluri2011
kiranalluri2011
22 July 2015

Building our first home in North Lakes (Centrale)

Building our first home in North Lakes (Centrale)
QLD

Looking an investment property at North lakes brisbane...any advice..

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kiranalluri2011
Jul 22, 2015 1:28 pm
chloea_
chloea_
22 July 2015

Mainvue or Boutique

Mainvue or Boutique
VIC

Chloea you are right I have decided to build with mainvue and am happy with the prices. What I love about them is the transparency in the…

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chloea_
Jul 22, 2015 12:38 pm
SaberX
SaberX
22 July 2015

First Home - Build w Redink! KEYS!!! Post Handover Updates

First Home - Build w Redink! KEYS!!! Post Handover Updates
WA
1 ... 37, 38, 39

Hi tori, actually came across this thread looking for elevations for my upcoming build.Noticed your elevation was very similar to what I was given as a potential by my…

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SaberX
Jul 22, 2015 2:19 am
Tudu
Tudu
21 July 2015

Knockdown/rebuild Mainvue Amalfi 530

Knockdown/rebuild Mainvue Amalfi 530
VIC

Saint girl, how is your demo coming along?

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Tudu
Jul 21, 2015 9:12 pm
bpratt
bpratt
21 July 2015

Need a vent and DFH I'm not enjoying building with...

Need a vent and DFH I'm not enjoying building with...
VIC

I still can't believe that photo showing the batten fittings with a shade above them. I sure hope you didn't have to pay extra for the shade attached to the batten.

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bpratt
Jul 21, 2015 7:59 pm
BelgianBuilder
BelgianBuilder
21 July 2015

Stolen stackstone

Stolen stackstone
NSW

Theft sucks hey guys :( Nic and shell- after spending all afternoon on the phone it looks like we'll have to wait a few weeks and get home…

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BelgianBuilder
Jul 21, 2015 7:35 pm
drad81
drad81
21 July 2015

What home design with 3 car garages do you have?

What home design with 3 car garages do you have?
NSW

I'm looking into building on my current block. It's a 650sqm flat block with a 15.2m frontage. I'd love to include a basement garage for 3+ cars but can't sell the value…

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drad81
Jul 21, 2015 3:17 pm
RaZr
RaZr
21 July 2015

Home Designs for 12.5m x 30m rectangular plot

Home Designs for 12.5m x 30m rectangular plot
NSW

Hello! Tried finding in the forums but couldn't find a topic on this. If there is, please let me know and I'll close this thread. Am looking at building on a 12.5m x…

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RaZr
Jul 21, 2015 3:03 pm
RaZr
Tribe7
Tribe7
21 July 2015

Warralilly Coast - building a Cohen 28 Metricon

Warralilly Coast - building a Cohen 28 Metricon
VIC

Hi sarahj88, we are also a Metricon build but on the Gold Coast. I have to agree with the lack of info regarding upgrade prices. Our sales consultant showed us how to get…

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Tribe7
Jul 21, 2015 12:35 pm
Tribe7
dellam
dellam
21 July 2015

Lock-up Stage - Bad Smell and Condensation from Drain Pipes

Lock-up Stage - Bad Smell and Condensation from Drain Pipes
VIC

I would recommend you spend a few hundred dollars. To get a building Inspector in that is not related to that company. You'll be very surprised what this person will find…

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dellam
Jul 21, 2015 12:22 am
Denten
Denten
21 July 2015

Changes After Prestart in WA

Changes After Prestart in WA
WA

Should be fine, it can't hurt to ask. Our builder had a VO fee that went from $250 to $750 depending on what stage you made the change. Eg $750 after brickwork... Saying…

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Denten
Jul 21, 2015 12:16 am
kltower4
kltower4
20 July 2015

Burbank Reviews

Burbank Reviews
VIC

Hi all, I'm new to this forum and I'm very impressed with the wealth of information about building a new home. I recently placed a deposit for a land in Berwick at the…

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kltower4
Jul 20, 2015 11:36 pm
pbond48
pbond48
20 July 2015

Re: Help needed - additonal charges on final invoice

Re: Help needed - additonal charges on final invoice
NSW

Thanks for the advice, anyone else on here even had a similar issue?

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pbond48
Jul 20, 2015 10:51 pm

Originally the house called Luxor was $227,000 We spend a lot more $$$ upgrading the house . After a lot and lot and lot of changes we had our "deal acceptance " on…

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dellam
Jul 20, 2015 9:23 pm
kron
kron
20 July 2015

Aussie Living - Origin, Dawesville

Aussie Living - Origin, Dawesville
WA

In the same boat as you guys with Aussie Living but ours are the roof tiles that are delayed. I didn't realize that the color bond was delayed too? Roughly how long have…

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kron
Jul 20, 2015 2:34 pm
Roomeat
Roomeat
20 July 2015

Whats wrong with this facade?

Whats wrong with this facade?
NSW

Good job OneJohn - you know how to work a mouse for both 2D and 3D renders 8) And proved how much nicer pup's bricks look over boring render :D

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Roomeat
Jul 20, 2015 1:24 pm
Roomeat
bpratt
bpratt
19 July 2015

Are you currently/or recently built with Coral Homes

Are you currently/or recently built with Coral Homes
NSW

There's already a Coral Homes topic in here already. Might pay to look it up yourself. :)

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bpratt
Jul 19, 2015 10:42 pm
sezzaroonie
sezzaroonie
19 July 2015

Lancaster 25 in Jackson's View

Lancaster 25 in Jackson's View
VIC

Hi danielriddle, you must be pretty excited about it all! My husband and I have been looking at the same estate, went for a drive around today and there are a few lots we…

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sezzaroonie
Jul 19, 2015 8:21 pm
aadi87
aadi87
19 July 2015

Temporary fencing cost

Temporary fencing cost
VIC

Does any know how much it will cost for a temporary fencing as we are planning to build a home in Armstrong Creek? We are looking for some reasonable price fencing?

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aadi87
Jul 19, 2015 7:50 pm
d@n
d@n
19 July 2015

Render colour selection for facade

Render colour selection for facade
NSW

You've got double img tags in the first post. That's why pic's are not displaying.

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d@n
Jul 19, 2015 7:48 pm

I can't find a decent listing of Solver colours online, so don't know what Kanga is.…

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d@n
Jul 19, 2015 7:43 pm
goody59
goody59
19 July 2015

Do you have rubble under your slab?

Do you have rubble under your slab?
SA

I believe the slab heave threads have been the most important threads I have read in the 12 months I have been reading threads on Homeone.

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goody59
Jul 19, 2015 7:29 pm
goody59
mitchiib
mitchiib
19 July 2015

easement VS building envelope

easement VS building envelope
VIC

Hi Guys, Just a quick question because I'm a bit confused and don't know who to ask. According to my subdivision plans, we have a 3m easement at the rear of my block. We…

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mitchiib
Jul 19, 2015 11:45 am
Izzyb
Izzyb
19 July 2015

Sahara Q2 by Henley

Sahara Q2 by Henley
VIC
1, 2

Oh OK yeah they do paint it after install Building the Sahara Q3 with…

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Izzyb
Jul 19, 2015 6:56 am
Izzyb
TomCat
TomCat
19 July 2015

Building with simonds in willowvale, qld

Building with simonds in willowvale, qld
QLD

Welcome! Which house design are you building Kylie? What couloirs do you like... Warm, cool bright?

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TomCat
Jul 19, 2015 3:36 am
TomCat
Charlotte2b
Charlotte2b
19 July 2015

HGWA; Start of Construction Ellenbrook

HGWA; Start of Construction Ellenbrook
WA

Hi :) I love the look of the Bordeaux. We are also building in Ellenbrook (charlottes vineyard) and our slab was finished 3rd July. Once our earthworks were done our slab…

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Charlotte2b
Jul 19, 2015 12:27 am
Charlotte2b
adrianaa
adrianaa
19 July 2015

3 bigger or 4 smaller bedrooms?

3 bigger or 4 smaller bedrooms?
NSW

I think 4 bedrooms are better than 3 bedrooms, as long as they are not smaller than 3x3. As someone already mentioned, better resale value in the future. The 4th bedroom…

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adrianaa
Jul 19, 2015 12:11 am
koston44
koston44
18 July 2015

Lily Homes

Lily Homes
NSW

You can still change. They just charge an extra change fee if you change during build.

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koston44
Jul 18, 2015 11:43 pm
koston44
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ColleyCrew
Jul 18, 2015 10:25 pm
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Althom
Jul 18, 2015 3:37 pm
Althom
Vino0512
Vino0512
18 July 2015

Whats wrong with this facade?

Whats wrong with this facade?
NSW

I love your dark brick (what are they?) but agree with @dan - the main brick looks very yellow. What were you planning to do with driveway/ landscaping out the front?…

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Vino0512
Jul 18, 2015 2:50 pm
travisaus
travisaus
18 July 2015

recessed niche shelf in shower - does it work?

recessed niche shelf in shower - does it work?
NSW
1, 2, 3

Of course - I have a few the full length of my showers. To be honest, if they can't waterproof a niche I'd be worried at what they could do... It's not a hard process.

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travisaus
Jul 18, 2015 1:12 pm
Tribe7
Tribe7
18 July 2015

Metricon build - anyone NOT upgrade ceiling heights

Metricon build - anyone NOT upgrade ceiling heights
VIC

Pleasure , hope you start a thread would love to follow another m build. What are you building?

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Tribe7
Jul 18, 2015 10:41 am
Tribe7
Antismarthome
Antismarthome
18 July 2015

Smart Homes for Living

Smart Homes for Living
WA

Hello, there are quite a few reviews on product review site. The link can't be posted here, please do google search. I wouldn't trust the positive reviews though. We are…

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Antismarthome
Jul 18, 2015 12:57 am
venva
venva
17 July 2015

Who is building with Aushomes (or built recently) ??

Who is building with Aushomes (or built recently) ??
QLD

Hi there. Planning to sign contract with Aushomes soon to build a house at Fitzgibbon QLD. Anyone has any recent experience working with them? All reviews out there are…

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venva
Jul 17, 2015 9:36 pm
Emmz70
Emmz70
17 July 2015

Websites to help make decisions on exterior colours

Websites to help make decisions on exterior colours
NSW

http://www.dulux.com.au This does both interior and exterior. http://boralsampler.com.au/m.html This one is exterior Not sure if its what your looking for though. Have fun

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Emmz70
Jul 17, 2015 9:07 pm


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