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gardenretreat1
gardenretreat1
29 April 2015

Macdonald jones build

Macdonald jones build
NSW

Hi all My wife and i are going to build a MJH (Milano) and we are at the early stages with intial quote with variations etc and are just trying…

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gardenretreat1
Apr 29, 2015 12:53 pm
gardenretreat1
Ilaeria
Ilaeria
29 April 2015

A Q For Those That Hired Building Inspectors...

A Q For Those That Hired Building Inspectors...
QLD

Mistakes can happen too, a second set of eyes is always better than one to make sure nothing is missed. It's not a small car purchase where you're…

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Ilaeria
Apr 29, 2015 10:21 am
Ilaeria
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yvonneh
Apr 29, 2015 10:17 am
hailtheshrine
hailtheshrine
29 April 2015

Commodore Homes -Byford WA

Commodore Homes -Byford WA
WA

I'm really sorry to hear about your bad experience with commodore homes. Following as also building with them and so far it's been painful :(

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hailtheshrine
Apr 29, 2015 12:24 am
Seaside
Seaside
28 April 2015

Shading for west facing living

Shading for west facing living
WA

Thanks for replies.... Yet another thing to think about and research. Really like thought of external shutters but they are so expensive :(

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Seaside
Apr 28, 2015 11:31 pm
Seaside
Echo
Echo
28 April 2015

Has anyone in Perth used 3DC concrete?

Has anyone in Perth used 3DC concrete?
WA

I'm not much for recommending anyone but on this occasion I have used TDC decorative concrete During two of my builds within the last 6 years, I found they were good. I'm…

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Echo
Apr 28, 2015 9:34 pm
Echo

Updated Design: Added Storage and Master Bed Dressing/WIR moved to SW corner to use as buffer from summer heat/road noise…

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me786
Apr 28, 2015 1:41 pm

good news brickwork has been completed on…

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fullmoon
Apr 28, 2015 1:00 pm
deeps
deeps
28 April 2015

Custom Gemmill home in Bedfordale - OMG I love our floors!!

Custom Gemmill home in Bedfordale - OMG I love our floors!!
WA
1 ... 97, 98, 99

Jason windows definitely do them - they are the window supplier for DAH and they have the bifold windows in most of their…

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deeps
Apr 28, 2015 12:32 pm
Ilaeria
Ilaeria
28 April 2015

Building Inspection - Brisbane

Building Inspection - Brisbane
QLD

I'm not sure that contract review is the responsibility of an inspector - that would normally be handled by your solicitor, if you wanted it. I didn't bother (building…

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Ilaeria
Apr 28, 2015 9:24 am
Ilaeria
chadtyn
chadtyn
27 April 2015

HGWA..Your thoughts?

HGWA..Your thoughts?
WA

Hi Skydroid, We are currently building a version of the Mediterranean with HGWA. Our sales guy was fantastic and bent over backwards for us. The admin was extremely slow…

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chadtyn
Apr 27, 2015 9:36 pm
aloenyx
aloenyx
27 April 2015

building first home, help

building first home, help
NSW

Hog Bristle is nice, but its definitely a warm colour. I'm having Haymes white on white which looks very white-grey on their website, but white-warm on their brochure.…

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aloenyx
Apr 27, 2015 6:21 pm
aloenyx
Athelas
Athelas
27 April 2015

HELP! Council Tree Root Protection Zone and Suspended Slab

HELP! Council Tree Root Protection Zone and Suspended Slab
VIC

Hi All We are currently doing a subdivision project and just received an arborist report. The report states that there is a tree on the nature strip and because it's so…

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Athelas
Apr 27, 2015 6:11 pm
jackalz05
jackalz05
27 April 2015

My builder needs access to my neighbour's block

My builder needs access to my neighbour's block
QLD

My neighbour also asked me the same permission, and I signed it. guess what.. after that the builder install temporary toilet in my front yard for their workers, and have…

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jackalz05
Apr 27, 2015 2:35 pm
JakkiT
JakkiT
27 April 2015

advice with extra with hickinbotham

advice with extra with hickinbotham
SA

Does anyone know the price they charge for double points? As extras as the ones already in the plan are doubles but we need more

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JakkiT
Apr 27, 2015 10:57 am
JakkiT
JakkiT
27 April 2015

Current Builders Offers - SA

Current Builders Offers - SA
SA

We got that deal, usually it's a bunch of extras such as 2.7m ceilings, upgraded benchtops, colorbond roof, auto roller door, dishwasher etc

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JakkiT
Apr 27, 2015 10:52 am
Dreamz9
Dreamz9
26 April 2015

Building Lexington Belle Q2 with Henley

Building Lexington Belle Q2 with Henley
VIC

Regarding your query number one about house looking good it all depends what appeals to you. Some people upgrade facades which is an expensive upgrade which i personally…

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Dreamz9
Apr 26, 2015 7:18 pm
BeeBee70
BeeBee70
26 April 2015

Buying land now, build next year! Land questions for Allura!

Buying land now, build next year! Land questions for Allura!
VIC
1, 2

I agree land is scarce everywhere so I am a big proponent of buying land now with fixed in low interest rates!!

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BeeBee70
Apr 26, 2015 6:55 pm
BeeBee70
IssyandOzzy
IssyandOzzy
26 April 2015

New Generation @ Heron Park, Harrisdale - Keys

New Generation @ Heron Park, Harrisdale - Keys
WA
1, 2, 3, 4

Yay! Bit late but congrats avenger! any more news on your house? have you done landscaping yet?

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IssyandOzzy
Apr 26, 2015 3:43 pm
homerun2oran
homerun2oran
26 April 2015

Masterton Homes

Masterton Homes
NSW
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$12,500

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homerun2oran
Apr 26, 2015 2:56 pm
Jese Norriss
Jese Norriss
26 April 2015

Your brick and roof tile colours.

Your brick and roof tile colours.
QLD

Hi all, Has anyone used one, if not both of the following brick and roof tiles: Boral brick: Grey Stone Monier roof tile: Elabana Sambuca If so, would you mind posting…

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Jese Norriss
Apr 26, 2015 1:55 pm

Hi everyone. Our house is nearly complete. Thought i would share with you some pics on how far we have come. The only things left to be installed are door handles, some…

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Ru2014
Apr 26, 2015 9:00 am
rory14
rory14
25 April 2015

building with celebration homes ellenbrook hillside

building with celebration homes ellenbrook hillside
WA
1, 2, 3

How are you going with your build now Mr Singh? I'm thinking you must be in!

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rory14
Apr 25, 2015 3:15 pm
rory14
homeofjns
homeofjns
25 April 2015

Question about adding Cabinets / Benchtops post handover

Question about adding Cabinets / Benchtops post handover
NSW

Hi Everyone, We're building a single storey with Eden Brae. Due to cost / choice considerations, we are thinking about adding overhead shelving, stone bench-tops and…

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homeofjns
Apr 25, 2015 2:28 pm
homeofjns

Austral Bricks? Help!

Austral Bricks? Help!
NSW

Thank you for explaining that!

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First_Home_Adventure
Apr 25, 2015 12:45 pm
Petad
Petad
25 April 2015

Order of things..

Order of things..
WA

Hi Heyzy my advise is to get as much quoted into your PPA & if you want to add anything yourself stipulate up front, we had them credit all the saniware (taps toilets the…

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Petad
Apr 25, 2015 11:35 am
Petad
AussieMark
AussieMark
24 April 2015

Cost & benefits of floortech vs suspended concrete slab

Cost & benefits of floortech vs suspended concrete slab
WA

Yep the slab is 85mm thick which is about half a pour slab. Sound wise I believe the cavity in the 4 courses is insulated. Definitely not 20mm. I did check on the…

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AussieMark
Apr 24, 2015 7:37 pm
jazz_d
jazz_d
24 April 2015

Anyone building Metricons Glendale 34/38 in sydney?

Anyone building Metricons Glendale 34/38 in sydney?
NSW
1, 2, 3

Hi HGMbuild In August we changed our minds on the build - but we are back on to it :) We have had to put another…

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jazz_d
Apr 24, 2015 6:23 pm
jazz_d
dmj1983
dmj1983
24 April 2015

Boral - IronBark Bricks

Boral - IronBark Bricks
VIC

Hi guys, Just curious if anyone would be able to post a photo of their house if they have the IronBark bricks? I have done searches here, google etc and cannot find any :)

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dmj1983
Apr 24, 2015 5:51 pm
fairybreadgirl
fairybreadgirl
24 April 2015

New build - color combination to go with Colorbond Wallaby

New build - color combination to go with Colorbond Wallaby
TAS

Thanks for the helpful tips. The first picture is most like the style of house and gives me a good idea of how it could look. Bluestone has a slight blue tinge whereas…

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fairybreadgirl
Apr 24, 2015 12:48 pm
homeofjns
homeofjns
24 April 2015

Eden Brae Vs Clarendon

Eden Brae Vs Clarendon
NSW

Not sure if you've already made up your mind either way. I can't comment about either of the designs you've mentioned. However, I've compared both the builders and both…

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homeofjns
Apr 24, 2015 12:29 am
homeofjns
TomCat
TomCat
23 April 2015

Grey bricks/painted bricks

Grey bricks/painted bricks
NSW

I reckon half the homes I've seen going up over the past five years are built with slurry bricks. Some ppl don't know them as 'slurry' ... I've seen them referred to as…

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TomCat
Apr 23, 2015 10:21 pm
TomCat
Shanniidc
Shanniidc
23 April 2015

Subsurface water

Subsurface water
QLD
1, 2

Thank you! And yes let's hope! Haha viewtopic.php?t=76386

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Shanniidc
Apr 23, 2015 9:51 pm
Heidi-Lee
Heidi-Lee
23 April 2015

external colour help

external colour help
NSW

If you have used PGH Cement but colours have you done gutter, fascia etc?

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Heidi-Lee
Apr 23, 2015 8:35 pm
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bradles
Apr 23, 2015 7:43 pm
Beau12
Beau12
23 April 2015

Cloverlea estate ??

Cloverlea estate ??
VIC
1, 2, 3

Saw the kerbing in for the first time today great to see some development in Stage 2 but looks a long way to go to be ready in July and weather changing soon I hope…

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Beau12
Apr 23, 2015 7:15 pm
upd
upd
23 April 2015

Madison 37

Madison 37
NSW

Hi We are in the initial stage of Building Madison 37 and have done some changes to current plan. Extended the downstairs study to Bedroom with wardrobe , Move the upper…

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upd
Apr 23, 2015 11:39 am
StructuralBIMGuy
StructuralBIMGuy
23 April 2015

Webb Brown Neaves - tapware and other stuff

Webb Brown Neaves - tapware and other stuff
WA

Short answer NO... but thats why clients pay big bucks to hire…

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StructuralBIMGuy
Apr 23, 2015 8:07 am
StructuralBIMGuy
StructuralBIMGuy
StructuralBIMGuy
23 April 2015

Gap between slab and window frame

Gap between slab and window frame
WA

Hi marmot Gaps are left around non structural bearing components like windows, so you will need to refer to the drawing details. Personally 1-2 inches is excessive and…

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StructuralBIMGuy
Apr 23, 2015 7:48 am
StructuralBIMGuy
EmmaW84
EmmaW84
22 April 2015

Whose responsibility is this? Levelling back yard.

Whose responsibility is this? Levelling back yard.
VIC

Thanks everyone. Alrighty, looks like I need to get a bob cat in before access is none. Omg, another thing to add to the list :(

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EmmaW84
Apr 22, 2015 9:42 pm
justy
justy
22 April 2015

Our 101 Residential build - Queens Park - Settled in

Our 101 Residential build - Queens Park - Settled in
WA
1 ... 12, 13, 14

Your home looks fantastic Em! I love your island pendants!!!! :D

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justy
Apr 22, 2015 3:39 pm
justy
vasqla
vasqla
22 April 2015

Finally! - our new build w/ Peter Stannard Homes

Finally! - our new build w/ Peter Stannard Homes
WA
1, 2, 3

Are any of you guys currently in or around pre-start with Peter Stannard /Ultimate homes? Let us know what to look out for. Building in Woodlands with Peter Stannard as a…

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vasqla
Apr 22, 2015 12:31 pm
Hootie
Hootie
22 April 2015

My first build! Slab questions!

My first build! Slab questions!
WA

Don't worry about it, apparently it happens...some people have only one cracked pipe, others like me have multiple cracked pipes. Some people do not have any damaged…

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Hootie
Apr 22, 2015 10:58 am
Hootie
Beazley77
Beazley77
21 April 2015

Slab edge doesn't meet floor length windows

Slab edge doesn't meet floor length windows
WA

They'll fill it with cement render probably then you can floor over the top of it.

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Beazley77
Apr 21, 2015 10:28 pm
Beazley77
MyStar
MyStar
21 April 2015

Choose A Builder at SA

Choose A Builder at SA
SA

Started a new thread as I chose Metricon Homes as my builder, here is the…

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MyStar
Apr 21, 2015 10:18 pm
gixxer
gixxer
21 April 2015

Builder

Builder
NSW

I bet you did and there is nothing but trouble with your house

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gixxer
Apr 21, 2015 8:50 pm
jlo1990
jlo1990
21 April 2015

First time build in regional WA

First time build in regional WA
WA

Hey jlo1990 it looks like the tap I want it on sale! Hmmm can I justify 2k?!! Oh no. Now I'm torn!!! http://www.cassbrothers.com.au/canyon-b ...…

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jlo1990
Apr 21, 2015 7:23 pm
jlo1990


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