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sledge8986
sledge8986
10 October 2015

Parrys Carpets

Parrys Carpets
WA

Again I had carpets put down in our 3 bedroom rental home . Parry's supplied the carpets with the laying of the underlay at a very reasonable price, I have come to expect…

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sledge8986
Oct 10, 2015 9:55 pm
Tebert1477
Tebert1477
10 October 2015

New Home Group

New Home Group
NSW

We are having the new home group out today. Just wondering if anyone has built a house through these guys. If so what was your experience with them like.

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Tebert1477
Oct 10, 2015 12:10 pm
RNG
RNG
10 October 2015

Building with Beechwood Homes in the Illawarra

Building with Beechwood Homes in the Illawarra
NSW

Hi, we are also building in Whistler's Run. We are building with McDonald Jones.

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RNG
Oct 10, 2015 11:14 am
pidge.72
pidge.72
10 October 2015

Progress Payments ANZ Bank

Progress Payments ANZ Bank
NSW

Exactly.... its hard to believe that the 2 cant get it together. Will be taking your advice and telling them to sort it out amongst themselves. ...

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pidge.72
Oct 09, 2015 11:33 pm
pidge.72
browndog
browndog
9 October 2015

Coral homes build custom design Noosa23

Coral homes build custom design Noosa23
NSW
1 ... 8, 9, 10

Thanks Manderinne yes was a lovely surprise to have a call that morning saying do you want your keys come get them :)

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browndog
Oct 09, 2015 8:08 pm
Orpheus
Orpheus
9 October 2015

New house main flooring after handover

New house main flooring after handover
NSW

Hi all, I'm building a new house with Metricon and we are planning on doing the main flooring (tiling) after handover. If you followed the same approached, I am keen to…

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Orpheus
Oct 09, 2015 4:54 pm
Orpheus
Team PD
Team PD
9 October 2015

Porter Davis New Display Centre Opening

Porter Davis New Display Centre Opening
VIC

Hi all- I would like to advise for those interested we have a new display centre opening this weekend....... Hi all, Take the road to Rosenthal and visit our brand new…

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Team PD
Oct 09, 2015 3:08 pm
Team PD
Team PD
Team PD
9 October 2015

Porter Davis New Display Centre Opening

Porter Davis New Display Centre Opening
VIC

Hi all- I would like to advise for those interested we have a new display centre opening this weekend....... Take the road to Rosenthal and visit our brand new display…

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Team PD
Oct 09, 2015 3:07 pm
Team PD
ivory_kitten
ivory_kitten
9 October 2015

Question about bathroom vanity bench height

Question about bathroom vanity bench height
NT

Does anyone have a photo of their bathroom with vessel basins? Maybe it just looks weird because I'm used to the inset kind

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ivory_kitten
Oct 09, 2015 12:33 pm
k3nnis
k3nnis
9 October 2015

Sloping block

Sloping block

ok thanks for the info. How much will those set me back, the reports? Can a surveyor provide all those info?

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k3nnis
Oct 09, 2015 10:40 am
DreamHome2point0
DreamHome2point0
9 October 2015

Oracle Platinum

Oracle Platinum
NSW
1, 2, 3, 4

The waiting is torture! Hopefully you hear some news back today.

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DreamHome2point0
Oct 09, 2015 6:52 am
DreamHome2point0
StarGirlStar
StarGirlStar
9 October 2015

Are we crazy?! Blue print and your experience please!

Are we crazy?! Blue print and your experience please!
WA

Hi emacleo0, we are building with Blueprint, hoping to have slab in next 4/5 weeks or so. We loved the design and the specs, our sales guy was fantastic and everyone else…

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StarGirlStar
Oct 09, 2015 12:41 am
StarGirlStar
Nyssa+Lachlan
Nyssa+Lachlan
8 October 2015

any Birsbane Private Building inspectors during construction

any Birsbane Private Building inspectors during construction
QLD

Actually I've just found out he's gone to Jims Building inspections. It's about $220 a stage from memory.

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Nyssa+Lachlan
Oct 08, 2015 7:10 pm
Nyssa+Lachlan
shannonkent15
shannonkent15
8 October 2015

Advice needed!!

Advice needed!!
WA

Thanks for your Help everyone. We are waiting on a variation to see how much it will all cost to do with the builder. Shannonkent15 how did…

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shannonkent15
Oct 08, 2015 5:16 pm
shannonkent15
Tribe7
Tribe7
8 October 2015

Stylemaster Homes thread!

Stylemaster Homes thread!
QLD

Hi dnat, This was a stylemaster build on the Gold Coast. viewtopic.php?t=74262 Cheers

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Tribe7
Oct 08, 2015 3:52 pm
Tribe7

Hi Vikramgiridhar, Since this is a old thread, I was going through the upgrades you have opted for and wanted to check if you have gone ahead with Atlas Oak…

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vikramgiridhar
Oct 08, 2015 12:10 pm
Amateur Hour
Amateur Hour
8 October 2015

Legal Point Of Discharge not connected

Legal Point Of Discharge not connected
VIC

Hey All some help needed please! We have done a knock down rebuild through one of the volume builders & moved in a few months ago. It's now apparent that a drainage issue…

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Amateur Hour
Oct 08, 2015 12:10 pm
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PEARZ
Oct 08, 2015 7:36 am
PEARZ
Whitworths13
Whitworths13
7 October 2015

Builders leaving mess on our land

Builders leaving mess on our land
QLD

I saw that the other day!! we had to ask the bloke to put his truck back together and move it because he decided to pull it apart and fix it on our block, i would call…

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Whitworths13
Oct 07, 2015 3:42 pm
Whitworths13
UKAussi
UKAussi
7 October 2015

25 Westminster Street, Schofields

25 Westminster Street, Schofields
NSW

Why did you stop building as I see your land is now for sale? Was it the builder Wisdom Homes or pressure from real estate agent to resell as they priced it at $625,000…

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UKAussi
Oct 07, 2015 11:39 am
UKAussi
PEARZ
PEARZ
6 October 2015

Site Costs the boulevard clyde north

Site Costs the boulevard clyde north
VIC

Hi Till, did u have any luck regarding clarification on your site cost with carlisle? If they're to high, have a look at Henley perhaps? Did u know that the Boulevard is…

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PEARZ
Oct 06, 2015 8:07 pm
PEARZ
zerocool123
zerocool123
6 October 2015

When will our land be titled ?

When will our land be titled ?
VIC

I haven't heard anything from our builder yet regarding a start date. Did anyone hear from their respective builders after settlement? Not sure about the flood related…

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zerocool123
Oct 06, 2015 7:12 pm
MrBee
MrBee
6 October 2015

Driveway by builder, 50mm stepdown from garage to driveway

Driveway by builder, 50mm stepdown from garage to driveway
VIC

50mm is a tad high normally its 20-25mm. It would be painful in a normal pass her car to go over 50mm I would really try and push for less for long term usability.

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MrBee
Oct 06, 2015 5:14 pm
MrBee

Hi all. I haven't posted in ages so heaps has happened. Pictures are all over the place but it's coming together…

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treble
Oct 06, 2015 1:21 pm
anup
anup
6 October 2015

Decking price

Decking price
NSW

Thanks Jackula much appriciated. Oh the company said they will oil straight away. I will ask tham. Thanks again

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anup
Oct 06, 2015 7:47 am
MalSannie
MalSannie
6 October 2015

Help with Security Screen Supplier in Perth City

Help with Security Screen Supplier in Perth City
WA

Hi Skull - have you managed to find any such companies? I'll also be interested in this. Thanks

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MalSannie
Oct 06, 2015 7:47 am
MalSannie
shellby
shellby
5 October 2015

Standard ceilings or higher ceilings

Standard ceilings or higher ceilings
NSW

We are having 2.55m ceilings, however its because the builder just upgraded their standards to 2.55m. When we did a look around we found nearly all the builders were now…

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shellby
Oct 05, 2015 10:17 pm
shellby
jimmyk
jimmyk
5 October 2015

Anyone built Memphis by JG King or built in Mildura with JG

Anyone built Memphis by JG King or built in Mildura with JG
VIC

Hi there just noticed your post and am imterested to know about yiur experience and how your build went We only just signed to also build the memphis and would love a chat

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jimmyk
Oct 05, 2015 9:55 pm
Dreambuild12
Dreambuild12
4 October 2015

Coral Homes, Gas and Electrical meter box regulations?

Coral Homes, Gas and Electrical meter box regulations?
QLD

Hi there. Search through the forum and find the coral homes general build page. Someone may have the contact details for the state manager? What is your house plan?

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Dreambuild12
Oct 04, 2015 8:40 pm
MezMaz71
MezMaz71
4 October 2015

Silkwood Dream Homes

Silkwood Dream Homes
VIC

Hi TrillHome, we had handover with siilkwood, but we are still doing a couple of things post handover, not long before we move in thou. I generally had a good experience…

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MezMaz71
Oct 04, 2015 8:39 pm
julia1301
julia1301
4 October 2015

Advice on Colour

Advice on Colour
NSW

Hi sebjub love your colourings. Just wondering what your roof and brick colours are? Thanks

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julia1301
Oct 04, 2015 5:37 pm
julia1301
bpratt
bpratt
4 October 2015

GJ Gardner Jimboomba

GJ Gardner Jimboomba
QLD

As I mentioned in my reply to you in the Coral Home thread, Stroud Homes in Jimboomba used to be GJ's, but the nearest GJ's to Jimboomba is at Beaudesert. There was talk…

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bpratt
Oct 04, 2015 4:47 pm
mim_feher
mim_feher
3 October 2015

Need some help with main bedroom plan

Need some help with main bedroom plan
NSW

Thanks for all the ideas, have contacted the sales consultant to change to double cavity doors, hubby quite liked the idea to.

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mim_feher
Oct 03, 2015 10:34 pm
nitonzo
nitonzo
3 October 2015

Elderton House and Land Package - Boundary Rd Schofields

Elderton House and Land Package - Boundary Rd Schofields
NSW

Yes we saw the progress recently. It's all very exciting. Let's hope they are on track, though I'm not naive and know there could be all kinds of delays. Is this your first build?

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nitonzo
Oct 03, 2015 4:55 pm
jacob
jacob
3 October 2015

Any one building with Simonds Westwood Design?

Any one building with Simonds Westwood Design?

Hi there, Any one building Simonds Homes Westwood design? Thanks.? Jacob

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jacob
Oct 03, 2015 1:25 pm
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jacob
Oct 03, 2015 1:10 pm
Franky40
Franky40
3 October 2015

Help with Electrical

Help with Electrical

No I did not know that!! Great tip Mel thank you . It makes sense though if you want to retro fit a motor, having a battery operated motor makes the most sense.…

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Franky40
Oct 03, 2015 7:36 am
Franky40
MrsJM
MrsJM
2 October 2015

Has anybody at all built one of the coral homes bronte serie

Has anybody at all built one of the coral homes bronte serie
NSW

We are about to start construction on our bronte 38 with coral homes. Would love to hear from people that have or…

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MrsJM
Oct 02, 2015 9:31 pm
MrsJM
ddarroch
ddarroch
2 October 2015

Dont know where to start. Advice please

Dont know where to start. Advice please

When considering your budget, I'd recommend that you don't build a house that is bigger than you require. Australians build the biggest houses in the world, which is both…

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ddarroch
Oct 02, 2015 3:58 pm
kyle9600
kyle9600
2 October 2015

Internet in Cascades on Clyde

Internet in Cascades on Clyde
VIC

Could possible still be in construction phase or the websites have not updated there databases. Just call them.

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kyle9600
Oct 02, 2015 3:36 pm
SaberX
SaberX
2 October 2015

Advice - Reviewing Pre-start items

Advice - Reviewing Pre-start items
WA

Does anyone have any advice on future proofing/what I need for potential security systems down the track? Do I just need a face plate and conduit at the entrance or any…

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SaberX
Oct 02, 2015 4:28 am
LouR
LouR
1 October 2015

Cost of raising ceilings

Cost of raising ceilings
NSW

We had prices from a builder that we were looking to go with for a 36 sq single storey, 2.4 to 2.7 it was just under 11k. Our current builder does 2.5 so a similar size…

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LouR
Oct 01, 2015 10:17 pm
rebuilder86
rebuilder86
1 October 2015

Pebble Bay Render

Pebble Bay Render
VIC

It is rare because its a taubmans branded colour and taubmans dont have a huge texture market hold. I saw it once or twice during my tenure at Dulux.

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rebuilder86
Oct 01, 2015 10:15 pm
melipen19
melipen19
1 October 2015

Window height for 2700mm ceilings

Window height for 2700mm ceilings

The traditional approach with 2400mm ceilings has been to bring the window up to eaves height (2100mm), and not have any brickwork above the…

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melipen19
Oct 01, 2015 9:06 pm
bpratt
bpratt
1 October 2015

250 sq. m plot at Willowdale

250 sq. m plot at Willowdale
NSW

On only 250 sqm, you won't be able to use the entirety of it for your house, as you will have to set it back from the road. That said, you might just be able to squeeze a…

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bpratt
Oct 01, 2015 5:30 pm
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ColleyCrew
Sep 30, 2015 10:11 pm


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