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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
livpal5
livpal5
17 July 2015

Duke's Double - PCI 19th June

Duke's Double - PCI 19th June
WA
1 ... 19, 20, 21

Been following ur build. Hanging out to see ur concrete floors. Cant wait.

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livpal5
Jul 17, 2015 8:47 pm
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andy1980
Jul 17, 2015 2:31 pm
Rache
Rache
17 July 2015

Amelia & Nathan's First Home with HGWA- We're in!!!

Amelia & Nathan's First Home with HGWA- We're in!!!
WA
1 ... 15, 16, 17

Heya Meelz. Hope you have settled into your beautiful home and are enjoying decorating. We would love to see some moved in pics!

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Rache
Jul 17, 2015 12:14 pm
Rache
Rache
Rache
17 July 2015

REDINK Build - NOR - Key Handover 3rd Oct!!!

REDINK Build - NOR - Key Handover 3rd Oct!!!
WA
1 ... 50, 51, 52

So glad your baby girl is doing well now Rosie, and hope you are holding up ok too as it must have been incredibly stressful for you and hubby. All the best to you.

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Rache
Jul 17, 2015 11:50 am
Rache
harmelb
harmelb
17 July 2015

Simonds Sanctuary in Brisbane- Moved in, Pics!!

Simonds Sanctuary in Brisbane- Moved in, Pics!!
QLD
1 ... 7, 8, 9

How are things at your end RU 2014? Hope you are enjoying every bits and pieces in your home and trying to add more to it...

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harmelb
Jul 17, 2015 10:11 am
harmelb
rmjose18
rmjose18
17 July 2015

Anybody need soil?

Anybody need soil?
NSW

does anyone know of any contacts who would take soil.

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rmjose18
Jul 17, 2015 10:05 am
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Katty_cat
Jul 17, 2015 9:44 am
mandy+steve
mandy+steve
17 July 2015

Our Hollywood III with Highbury Homes

Our Hollywood III with Highbury Homes
WA

Rachalex have you chosen tiles? We're dying to see some photos!

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mandy+steve
Jul 17, 2015 12:03 am
mandy+steve
rhoean
rhoean
16 July 2015

m3 residential 10 months building

m3 residential 10 months building
WA

10 months and had enough have had to go to the building commission now they've been very good though and its not as difficult as we thought. Have booked another…

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rhoean
Jul 16, 2015 10:38 pm
Joker
Joker
16 July 2015

Henley Mainvue Behind the scenes

Henley Mainvue Behind the scenes
SA
1 ... 4, 5, 6

Joker, my guess is that…

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Joker
Jul 16, 2015 10:34 pm
Canberra_gal
Canberra_gal
16 July 2015

Brick selection - Austral Wilderness Range

Brick selection - Austral Wilderness Range
NSW

We have ended up selecting the PGH Espresso - it has a bit more variation in it compared to Austral's wilderness range, which we also looked at. But that's because we like…

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Canberra_gal
Jul 16, 2015 9:27 pm
Canberra_gal
Joker
Joker
16 July 2015

Metricon Flooring Dilemmas

Metricon Flooring Dilemmas
NSW

Good on you standing your ground, you will benefit , as I agree scotia so so ugly on any wood floor.

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Joker
Jul 16, 2015 7:34 pm
Yarborough
Yarborough
16 July 2015

Hotondo homes feedback

Hotondo homes feedback
NSW

Hi, can't speak about Hotondo, but we've had a pretty good experience with TaylorMade who are nearly finished what will be our first home in Cameron Park. Everything is…

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Yarborough
Jul 16, 2015 3:46 pm
Yarborough
Matt1
Matt1
16 July 2015

Cost on TV antenna in new build seems high?

Cost on TV antenna in new build seems high?
QLD

I paid $550 for a UHF antenna, masthead amplifier and install to 3 existing outlets in Sydney recently. This was good quality gear.

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Matt1
Jul 16, 2015 3:35 pm
Matt1
Jwalt
Jwalt
16 July 2015

dilla's place - we've got curtains!

dilla's place - we've got curtains!
1 ... 47, 48, 49

Hi Dilla, I know I'm a bit late to this thread party but I've just read 20 pages of 49 and it's a hilarious roller coaster ride! We are at 'waiting for title' stage, and…

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Jwalt
Jul 16, 2015 8:51 am
Jwalt


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