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mk1234
mk1234
15 October

Studio on top of detached Garage - Bardia

Studio on top of detached Garage - Bardia

Hi guys I have a provision to build studio on top of garage but due to financial constraints I have decided to do it later so I want to make sure my house plan does not…

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mk1234
Oct 15, 2019 1:57 pm

Hi all, first time builder here and we've selected Clarendon with a modified version of the Hawthorne 33 house (on display at Capestone). Thought I'd share our building…

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SH_1517
Oct 15, 2019 1:16 pm
Hillsbuilds
Hillsbuilds
15 October

Rawson Chifley 37 MKII Metro Facade Build

Rawson Chifley 37 MKII Metro Facade Build

I love your white roof! Is it surfmist? We have a surfmist roof and it’s lovely. Was pristine until a heap of black solar panels went on!

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Hillsbuilds
Oct 15, 2019 11:40 am
betterman
betterman
14 October

My Metricon Bordeaux 56 build

My Metricon Bordeaux 56 build
VIC
1 ... 48, 49, 50

absolutely LOVE this house, what roller door is that? it looks amazing.

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betterman
Oct 14, 2019 9:03 pm
imprinting
imprinting
14 October

Ben Trager Secret Harbour - Finally have Keys

Ben Trager Secret Harbour - Finally have Keys
WA
1 ... 13, 14, 15

I'm building with BT at the moment and stumbled on tour thread. Can you share your experiences after handover and living in the home? Were all your concerns fixed to…

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imprinting
Oct 14, 2019 8:47 pm
SaveH2O
SaveH2O
14 October

Jg king site costs

Jg king site costs

Lemon scented gums are a fast growing beautiful tree but I would hate the thought of a tall tree known to drop limbs growing on my nature strip. The reason I asked who…

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SaveH2O
Oct 14, 2019 6:06 pm
SaveH2O
Joker
Joker
14 October

Coral Homes

Coral Homes
NSW

Read Mrs JM ,a must before beginning.

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Joker
Oct 14, 2019 3:58 pm
Chris Deere
Chris Deere
14 October

Has anyone installed a 'mains flush' system?!

Has anyone installed a 'mains flush' system?!
ACT

I know this question is 10 years old, but nothing ventured nothing gained.. did you ever install a mains flush system and if so are you happy with it? Issues?

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Chris Deere
Oct 14, 2019 3:52 pm
Bespokebuilding
Bespokebuilding
14 October

Slab scarring

Slab scarring
QLD

Hi Trimega, Is there any way you could make the photo up so we could try to help you? Regards, Dan www.bespokebuildingconsultants.com.au Instagram @bespokebuildingconsultants

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Bespokebuilding
Oct 14, 2019 2:49 pm
Bespokebuilding
T.MacKay
T.MacKay
14 October

Our Place - Meadow Springs, HGWA

Our Place - Meadow Springs, HGWA
1, 2

Hi, can I ask how much is the designer Kitchen or the difference between the luxury and designer. We are most likely going to be going with home group and I'm just…

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T.MacKay
Oct 14, 2019 1:46 pm
olibgoli
olibgoli
14 October

HOME DEMO RECOMMENDATIONS

HOME DEMO RECOMMENDATIONS
WA

Hi we are looking to demolish a house in Dianella for a re-build. Any recommendations for a reputable demo contractor would be appreciated as we have never done this before.

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olibgoli
Oct 14, 2019 1:09 pm
thme
thme
14 October

KDR - New Choice Homes Custom design - Perth, WA

KDR - New Choice Homes Custom design - Perth, WA
WA
1 ... 8, 9, 10

We didn’t pay extra for bins. Site clean up was included.

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thme
Oct 14, 2019 12:33 am
Blacktea2sugars
Blacktea2sugars
13 October

Temporary Trafficable Pool Cover

Temporary Trafficable Pool Cover
NSW

Ask for details. State that you are more than happy to comply, but to who exactly?

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Blacktea2sugars
Oct 13, 2019 8:24 pm
Blacktea2sugars
RobandNess11
RobandNess11
13 October

Mcdonald Jones Homes - Miami 16 executive slightly modified

Mcdonald Jones Homes - Miami 16 executive slightly modified
NSW

Was anyone disappointed they had to pay for flooring. We were so excited to have 30k in mychoice but looks like it will all go to flooring. We are waiting on land…

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RobandNess11
Oct 13, 2019 8:00 pm
Doozer1905
Doozer1905
13 October

Building a new home in W.A.

Building a new home in W.A.

You cant take the tiling out and do it after handover, the house isnt fit for purpose if you did. Theoretically you couldn't sign off the BA7 form either.

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Doozer1905
Oct 13, 2019 7:47 pm
Bespokebuilding
Bespokebuilding
13 October

Coral Homes - Noosa 23MK11- North Brisbane

Coral Homes - Noosa 23MK11- North Brisbane
1, 2

Hi everyone, How awesome! Building is such an exciting time! If you want to ask or think you have a silly question please dont hesitate reaching out I'd be more than…

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Bespokebuilding
Oct 13, 2019 5:49 pm
Bespokebuilding
ST-Hardy
ST-Hardy
13 October

Coral Homes Capri 22 Hamptons

Coral Homes Capri 22 Hamptons

We are potentially about to start building with Coral, also with the hamptons facade, yours looks great! Also love your choice of colours! Hope your issues have now been rectified :)

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ST-Hardy
Oct 13, 2019 3:52 pm
ST-Hardy
johnsalt
johnsalt
13 October

KDR in Melbourne SE suburbs- Carlisle - Montpellier 51

KDR in Melbourne SE suburbs- Carlisle - Montpellier 51
NSW
1 ... 8, 9, 10

Hi all.. Carlisle homes have recommended as their preferred demolition partner. Has anyone had any experience with them? Are the quotes reasonable? Much appreciated.

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johnsalt
Oct 13, 2019 12:16 pm
Salfield
Salfield
13 October

KDR - Rawson Chifley 42 mark ii in Newcastle.

KDR - Rawson Chifley 42 mark ii in Newcastle.
NSW
1 ... 9, 10, 11

No they hit the pipe when they put up the bracing for the drop edge beams. Apparently they would have known when the hit it. Then they pulled the stake out and poured the…

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Salfield
Oct 13, 2019 10:30 am
Salfield
Salfield
13 October

Rawson Edge 39 MKI - Lake Macquarie

Rawson Edge 39 MKI - Lake Macquarie
NSW
1 ... 8, 9, 10

Looks great guys.

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Salfield
Oct 13, 2019 7:17 am
Zyme
Zyme
12 October

What exactly do 'site costs' include?

What exactly do 'site costs' include?

Homes built in rural areas of the country also means higher site costs due to the transportation of materials back and forth as well as the equipment needed. The type of…

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Zyme
Oct 12, 2019 1:35 pm
Zyme
faykis
faykis
12 October

Which project builders build in flames on areas of Sydney

Which project builders build in flames on areas of Sydney
NSW

Which project builders build in flames on areas of Sydney? Specially when one wall/ elevattion of the house plan falls on FZ?

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faykis
Oct 12, 2019 1:32 pm
faykis
alt
alt
12 October

Our build with Express Two Storey (Ventura) in South West WA

Our build with Express Two Storey (Ventura) in South West WA
WA
1 ... 4, 5, 6

Had PCI on Thursday, we got an independent inspector to go through the day before and he picked up around 45 defects, mostly cosmetic. One weird thing to note about…

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alt
Oct 12, 2019 11:57 am
alt
builditup
builditup
11 October

Eaves

Eaves

What size should the eaves on a Georgian / Provincial style home be? I understand 450mm is standard for a normal home but unsure what size it should be given that…

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builditup
Oct 11, 2019 10:56 pm
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faykis
Oct 11, 2019 8:35 pm
faykis
dga
dga
11 October

Builder asking driveway approval from council before CDC app

Builder asking driveway approval from council before CDC app

It is strange, but you could just apply for approval yourself. You know where the crossover is going to be, just apply for the maximum width.

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dga
Oct 11, 2019 6:02 pm
1st_HomeBuyer
1st_HomeBuyer
11 October

Building At Macarthur Heights (UWS Campbelltown)

Building At Macarthur Heights (UWS Campbelltown)
NSW
1 ... 12, 13, 14

Go for 2 detached dual occupancy houses. Your lot is big enough to be sub divided. Condition - 18 min frontage.

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1st_HomeBuyer
Oct 11, 2019 4:38 pm
1st_HomeBuyer
Superfly1130
Superfly1130
11 October

Post Contract Variation raised by Builder

Post Contract Variation raised by Builder

Yeah that's where we stand as well. These kinds of schemes are really a burden for first home owners. We'll update this trail once i got one. Thanks again for your insights

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Superfly1130
Oct 11, 2019 3:56 pm
jimmycdaus
jimmycdaus
11 October

Granvue Builders

Granvue Builders
VIC

i am talking to Granvue at this stage, but haven't decided yet.

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jimmycdaus
Oct 11, 2019 8:33 am
Norfolk
Norfolk
11 October

Rawson homes or Mcdonald Jones

Rawson homes or Mcdonald Jones
ACT

Check the fine print for this McDonald Jones Homes Promotion. “The $45,000 discount is available to New South Wales, and Canberra Region clients requesting quotations…

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Norfolk
Oct 11, 2019 7:11 am
Aria28
Aria28
10 October

[COMPLETED] - Building Windsor 40 with Eden Brae (Caddens)

[COMPLETED] - Building Windsor 40 with Eden Brae (Caddens)
NSW
1, 2, 3, 4

Hi Invincible, Thanks for the photo it help us understand with our issue.

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Aria28
Oct 10, 2019 3:07 pm
apiper
apiper
10 October

NOW who's building with Bellriver?

NOW who's building with Bellriver?
NSW

Hi all, we are doing a KDRB and about to receive tenders from both Clarendon and Bellriver. There seem to be pros and cons with each, most associated with going with a…

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apiper
Oct 10, 2019 9:46 am
melobious
melobious
10 October

What’s your approximate build cost?

What’s your approximate build cost?
SA

High 600s seems to be the mark so we aren’t too far everyone! Then to add all the other stuff we had to add after handover!

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melobious
Oct 10, 2019 7:16 am

Hey everyone, We have just put deposits down on our house and our block and are looking forward to what is to come. We picked The Alaska as it ticked pretty much all of…

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Deacon91
Oct 10, 2019 7:07 am
Simzims
Simzims
10 October

First Home build - Carlisle Matisse 29

First Home build - Carlisle Matisse 29
VIC

Hi, my name is Simon and we are also building a Matisse. How did yours go?

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Simzims
Oct 10, 2019 1:40 am
cpsjayr
cpsjayr
9 October

Hardieboard on external Block

Hardieboard on external Block
QLD

Is it possible to use hardieboard over hollow block ? if it is, what prep is needed, and what adhesive do i need?

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cpsjayr
Oct 09, 2019 7:57 pm
Pratik
Pratik
9 October

The Avenues Land Release at Austral NSW 2179

The Avenues Land Release at Austral NSW 2179
NSW
1, 2, 3, 4, 5

Has anyone(from stage 1 or 2) manged to access the land yet to do contour and soil test ?

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Pratik
Oct 09, 2019 1:58 pm
erikaom
erikaom
9 October

Domaine homes by clerondon

Domaine homes by clerondon
NSW
1, 2, 3, 4, 5

Has anyone here done laminate flooring trough Domaine? Do you know which brand of laminate they use please?

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erikaom
Oct 09, 2019 12:45 pm
darb74
darb74
9 October

Problem with 1 year old slab - coral homes

Problem with 1 year old slab - coral homes
NSW

I will admit I am a bit of a 'worrier' with stuff like this also. But from looking at your images I personally wouldn't be too concerned especially if you can no major…

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darb74
Oct 09, 2019 10:19 am
darb74
brianbuilds
brianbuilds
9 October

Building Rosenthal Sunbury 2019

Building Rosenthal Sunbury 2019

Hi All, Long-time viewer, first-time poster We are looking to build in Rosental Sunbury, we are in the Views Stage (15B) A couple of questions: - Were time frames on…

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brianbuilds
Oct 09, 2019 9:33 am
brianbuilds

Increasing ceiling height

Increasing ceiling height

Our building costs soared with all the added extras we added, we only added raised ceilings to the ground floor and I'm wishing I paid the extra for raised ceilings on…

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ourrawsonbalmoral38
Oct 09, 2019 7:26 am
sunny0109
sunny0109
9 October

20A Nelson road Box Hill

20A Nelson road Box Hill

Okay will send through pm.

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sunny0109
Oct 09, 2019 7:25 am

builder insurance lapse

builder insurance lapse

The question is who pays for the insurance until pratical completion? I understand the handover process is complicated, does that mean the work is completed if the keys…

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brightstarshine
Oct 09, 2019 12:09 am
brightstarshine
Steve4216
Steve4216
8 October

Express "Silver" carpet range

Express "Silver" carpet range

It depends on which Franchise you build with. I built with GJ in NSW. They have an $/BLM allowance you can use. Ask them who installs the flooring, then go down to that…

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Steve4216
Oct 08, 2019 5:40 pm
Celena
Celena
8 October

I want to ask you about my problems

I want to ask you about my problems

Hi, has anyone used Austral brick Brampton from the Whitsundays range on their new build? We have selected our facade colours to go with this and have driven past endless…

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Celena
Oct 08, 2019 2:38 pm
Maris
Maris
8 October

Metricon Denver 45

Metricon Denver 45
1, 2, 3

sounds like we weren't the only ones!

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Maris
Oct 08, 2019 12:45 pm
Maris
jimmycdaus
jimmycdaus
7 October

Granvue Homes or Carlisle Homes for my new house ?

Granvue Homes or Carlisle Homes for my new house ?

Hi Guys, I'm new to here. Right not just planning to build a 2-storey house on my land in Northern suburb. I have talked to both Granvue Homes and Carlisle Homes. I have…

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jimmycdaus
Oct 07, 2019 8:58 pm
ssvdara
ssvdara
7 October

Metronest Homes

Metronest Homes
1, 2

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ssvdara
Oct 07, 2019 8:09 pm

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