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Bri1234
Bri1234
25 April

gas line connected to wrong spot

gas line connected to wrong spot
VIC

Morning. Just wondering what happened with your gas meter? Did it get moved? Ours was installed yesterday and is about a meter away from our gas point.

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Bri1234
Apr 25, 2018 9:42 am
Bri1234
cass_rox
cass_rox
24 April

Marcoola 32 - mundoolun estate Qld

Marcoola 32 - mundoolun estate Qld
NSW

Yes I know, just wondering if this was normal. Very excited now, sat at the block for about an hour this afternoon. Very excited and I think it will look great when…

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cass_rox
Apr 24, 2018 5:16 pm
Introaim
Introaim
24 April

Final Payment method

Final Payment method

Thank you. I wish my builder think and do the same as other. I deposited cheque to their account yesterday early morning and check with them today. They said there is…

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Introaim
Apr 24, 2018 2:08 pm

cut and fill question

cut and fill question
VIC

Most builders & Trades don't think past handover..unless it's a complete turnkey project for which you will pay top Dollar Retaining, Stormwater, water tanks & Projects…

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StructuralBIMGuy
Apr 24, 2018 9:23 am
StructuralBIMGuy

Monte Carlo Exec with Rear Activities KDR Fairfield NSW

Monte Carlo Exec with Rear Activities KDR Fairfield NSW
NSW

Any update? I'll be following your progress with interest, as we are considering the Monte Carlo with rear activities for our build.

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TaekwondoGirl
Apr 24, 2018 8:43 am
fifteen
fifteen
24 April

Infinity Estate - Plumpton, VIC

Infinity Estate - Plumpton, VIC
VIC
1 ... 11, 12, 13

Hi there, has anyone else’s tree been removed from their nature strip?

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fifteen
Apr 24, 2018 7:55 am
pumpingiron
pumpingiron
23 April

Nostra Homes

Nostra Homes
VIC

Hi everyone. New member here. Has anyone build their house with Nostra? Care to share your experiences. I have been told they can price lock for one year and then they…

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pumpingiron
Apr 23, 2018 9:22 pm
Ashwin
Ashwin
23 April

Floor Waste

Floor Waste

Hey guys, Does anyone know roughly how much it would cost to change the floor waste from a normal one to square floor waste. The reason is the builder said each square…

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Ashwin
Apr 23, 2018 2:38 pm
Ashwin
Introaim
Introaim
23 April

Hiring inspector for PCI

Hiring inspector for PCI

We went along with our inspector and it was absolutely fine. Thank you for your advice.

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Introaim
Apr 23, 2018 1:40 pm
Anju
Anju
23 April

Architectural review committee (ARC) design approval issues

Architectural review committee (ARC) design approval issues

Thanks for the reply :) We did approach her via the sales person of the land and apparently she said that she used to approve that type of facade before but now she has…

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Anju
Apr 23, 2018 12:10 pm
teish1990
teish1990
23 April

Just starting - building the Madison 37 with Clarendon

Just starting - building the Madison 37 with Clarendon
NSW
1, 2, 3, 4

Hi can you tell me how much it cost you to change the downstairs plans please???

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teish1990
Apr 23, 2018 11:42 am
Rishichops
Rishichops
22 April

Life Smart Special Long Island Homes

Life Smart Special Long Island Homes
VIC

Woooowww .. I am building right now in Woodlea and was veryyyyy close to signing up with them . Which builder did u go with in the end ?! And how has been ur experience…

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Rishichops
Apr 22, 2018 10:59 pm
Joker
Joker
22 April

Trying to decide on a builder

Trying to decide on a builder
NSW

Find 3 current builds, preferably finished, with your builders, this is the most accurate way to judge, how good or what to expect from your builder, is very accurate if…

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Joker
Apr 22, 2018 8:07 pm
Tttt
Tttt
22 April

Facade colours

Facade colours

Does anybody have photos of dulux heifer and colourbond dune together? Thanks

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Tttt
Apr 22, 2018 6:57 pm
mrsdoe
mrsdoe
22 April

My first build - Celebration Homes - Brightwood Baldivis WA

My first build - Celebration Homes - Brightwood Baldivis WA
WA
1 ... 6, 7, 8

Look how productive you’ve been Dave, the gardens both front and back are looking great. We’ve done part of our front landscaping (limestone retaining, garden edging,…

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mrsdoe
Apr 22, 2018 1:54 am
mrsdoe
sonia329
sonia329
21 April

Anyone bulding with Lily Homes?

Anyone bulding with Lily Homes?
NSW

Hi Rushil just wanted to know your experience with lily home

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sonia329
Apr 21, 2018 6:57 pm
chiggles
chiggles
21 April

Land - controlled or uncontrolled fill

Land - controlled or uncontrolled fill

Thanks Nabeelc, that's a great idea, and low risk as if it doesn't work out then no harm done. Do you have a thread for your build?

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chiggles
Apr 21, 2018 2:00 pm

Just picked up our painting from the framers - to go in the hallway - been rolled up under the bed for 5 years waiting for its new home! Hopefully keys by 10th May…

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dillongl
Apr 21, 2018 10:17 am
dillongl

Hi Guys, Looking at building the buxton with a few modifications as below. Anybody see any major flaws/modifications/suggestions to make? Thanks!

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Ratty05
Apr 21, 2018 9:49 am
dulie
dulie
21 April

KDR Metricon Liberty - Hampshire 45 QLD

KDR Metricon Liberty - Hampshire 45 QLD
QLD
1 ... 86, 87, 88

Yeah we saved a lot of money doing things post handover and a lot of DIY stuff too. I'm pretty hands on, so it did save us a bundle of money.

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dulie
Apr 21, 2018 7:32 am
dulie
dymmmplz
dymmmplz
20 April

Eden Brae - Jasper Design

Eden Brae - Jasper Design
NSW

hello, looking to build the Jasper 33 MK II and would love to hear from those that have built it - looking for tips, ideas and suggestions thanks

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dymmmplz
Apr 20, 2018 9:05 pm
inexp_user
inexp_user
20 April

Are gables and Eaves part of Lock up?

Are gables and Eaves part of Lock up?
VIC

We have been invoiced for our lock up but we do not have any handles on our external doors, or locks for that matter. We have a small wall that has yet to be bricked and…

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inexp_user
Apr 20, 2018 8:46 pm
inexp_user
kirashogun
kirashogun
20 April

$20psqm to upgrade to coloured grout - does that seem right?

$20psqm to upgrade to coloured grout - does that seem right?

Getting ripped off. I upgraded my tiles to 600x600 with Davco Elite Colourgrout for 2300$ for wet areas of a 3 bath house.

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kirashogun
Apr 20, 2018 8:09 pm
SileNceR
SileNceR
20 April

Building Simonds Hudson in Warrnambool Vic

Building Simonds Hudson in Warrnambool Vic
VIC
1 ... 19, 20, 21

They take shape to this point so quickly then you get locked out and it all seems to go back to slow motion again :(

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SileNceR
Apr 20, 2018 7:54 pm
Integrale1
Integrale1
20 April

Anyone built or building with Integrale Homes?

Anyone built or building with Integrale Homes?
QLD

Allot of mistakes were made. Keep your eyes open and record everything. Take photos and phone conversations or eye to eye doesn't work. If not sure get a second opinion.

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Integrale1
Apr 20, 2018 6:12 pm
Forg
Forg
20 April

Should of brought established lol

Should of brought established lol
1, 2

Same-same but different for us. We bought the worst house in the ... well not best street, but a nice quiet street at least, and even though there's a business-park a…

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Forg
Apr 20, 2018 4:42 pm
atemby
atemby
20 April

Vision One Homes or Home Group WA

Vision One Homes or Home Group WA
WA

Homegroup have been amazing! so glad i went with them they've been spot on so far

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atemby
Apr 20, 2018 3:15 pm
atemby
ddarroch
ddarroch
20 April

House Plan Design -

House Plan Design -
WA

Cool. If the builder gets it right I'm sure you'll have a house which is much more comfortable, light & bright! Plus you'll have reduced bills for heating/cooling :)

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ddarroch
Apr 20, 2018 2:34 pm
Adasiyan
Adasiyan
20 April

Beachwood Constructions (Sorrento 27 build) Longwarry

Beachwood Constructions (Sorrento 27 build) Longwarry
VIC
1, 2

We had handover on tuesday, and i'm pretty happy with what we've recieved - i've updated the album with some quick pics, will take more when the furniture is moved in…

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Adasiyan
Apr 20, 2018 12:55 pm
akuma69
akuma69
20 April

Building At Edmondson Park

Building At Edmondson Park
NSW
1 ... 171, 172, 173

Land lot size – 480.4 m2 FSR – 0.65 Land location edmondson park…

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akuma69
Apr 20, 2018 12:44 pm
pEast
pEast
20 April

Building with Inspired Homes

Building with Inspired Homes
VIC

Claire is building them - Posting on Arden developments

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pEast
Apr 20, 2018 11:26 am
civarow
civarow
20 April

Timber or Steel Frame?

Timber or Steel Frame?

Greetings, thank you all for valuable feedbacks and i am now convince that steel frame is the way to go. Could you recommend any steel frame manufacturers in Sydney metro…

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civarow
Apr 20, 2018 9:40 am
civarow
dillongl
dillongl
20 April

GJ Gardner - Bundanoon

GJ Gardner - Bundanoon
NSW

Latest update Painters booked 26 & 27/04 Builders clean booked 30/04 Flyscreen and aluminium booked 01/05 Estimated client walk through (pre handover) 02/05 Keeping…

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dillongl
Apr 20, 2018 9:14 am
dillongl

Acoustic Report Bardia

Acoustic Report Bardia
NSW

0020039Ahmed The property Developer & Your Local Council should have the guild lines and Decibel (dB) targets The most reliable Environmental Engineering Reports use BIM…

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StructuralBIMGuy
Apr 20, 2018 7:37 am
StructuralBIMGuy
nissy02
nissy02
19 April

First time build - Clarendon (Newcastle/Hunter Region)

First time build - Clarendon (Newcastle/Hunter Region)
NSW

Chisholm :) Also quick question for people on here who have built with Clarendon. Can you get a credit for items you don’t use in packages? For example in our Summer of…

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nissy02
Apr 19, 2018 9:32 pm
ydnewa
ydnewa
19 April

Allworth Delux Rumpus

Allworth Delux Rumpus
NSW

So this morning I checked the councils application tracker, as I do everyday lol. And guess what our plans had been approved as of yesterday. I am so excited, so it begins.

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ydnewa
Apr 19, 2018 6:50 pm
ydnewa
SamanthaS
SamanthaS
19 April

Elderton homes

Elderton homes
NSW

Hi Riya Did you end up building with Elderton?

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SamanthaS
Apr 19, 2018 4:44 pm
gd65
gd65
19 April

Chelsea 33 by Metricon!!!!

Chelsea 33 by Metricon!!!!
NSW

I just finished 33 2 months ago with oakpark facade with a few changes extended garage and had gutters and eaves instead of flat front and put french doors into bed…

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gd65
Apr 19, 2018 11:46 am

Home Design Software - Too many to choose from?

Home Design Software - Too many to choose from?
NSW

I can assure you they don't do similar things Pick a program that will allow 1. Easy File Transfers/Translation- Stops people from having to redo things 2. Covers the…

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StructuralBIMGuy
Apr 19, 2018 11:26 am
StructuralBIMGuy
Michelle
Michelle
18 April

Tile colours - help!!

Tile colours - help!!

Hi there...:) I prefer to see the one colour and tone throughout with wet areas. But there is no rule to follow on this. Like I always say, its your home, if it makes you…

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Michelle
Apr 18, 2018 8:02 pm
Michelle
ct-101
ct-101
18 April

101 residential building feedback

101 residential building feedback
WA

I honestly understand your thinking, I'd say the same thing if I didn't have the personal experience with this case. I feel like we're taking this thread away from…

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ct-101
Apr 18, 2018 7:14 pm
seanpain4
seanpain4
18 April

Custom House Plan - Wanting Feedback and Suggestions

Custom House Plan - Wanting Feedback and Suggestions
VIC

Located in Red Cliffs, North West Victoria. Very true. Sounds good. I will take that all into consideration and see what I can come up with. Thanks!

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seanpain4
Apr 18, 2018 2:29 pm
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GillyH
Apr 18, 2018 12:05 pm
GillyH
HLionheart
HLionheart
18 April

New build - reasonable price?

New build - reasonable price?
VIC

Thank you so much Bec, appreciate your reply. We were caught a bit between a rock and a hard place with the decision to have an upper storey - we're on a slope and site…

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HLionheart
Apr 18, 2018 11:50 am
JS15
JS15
18 April

1st Build - New Choice Homes

1st Build - New Choice Homes
WA
1 ... 4, 5, 6

Thanks, we're really happy with the finished product. Main colour is Dulux Bleaches Quarter

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JS15
Apr 18, 2018 10:51 am
Salfield
Salfield
18 April

Rawson Balmoral 34 MK1

Rawson Balmoral 34 MK1
NSW

Yeah it’s pretty big. Didn’t actually want a house that big but it was the floor plane we wanted. We started with Clarendon but they weren’t as flexible with…

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Salfield
Apr 18, 2018 9:39 am

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