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Doulton777
Doulton777
22 December 2017

KDR Metricon Liberty - Hampshire 45 QLD

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

We got similar taps now at this house. I think it was $160 each at Bunnings viewtopic.php?t=86597

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Doulton777
Dec 22, 2017 11:34 am
Doulton777
Madora Dreamer
Madora Dreamer
22 December 2017

HGWA in Calleya Estate

HGWA in Calleya Estate
WA
1 ... 20, 21, 22

I ordered my couch from Nic Scali in September. They told me 12 weeks, I turned up in 8 and they wouldn’t hold it so paid for it to be delivered to my old house. …

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Madora Dreamer
Dec 22, 2017 12:59 am
Madora Dreamer
StructuralBIMGuy
StructuralBIMGuy
21 December 2017

Contract in my favour?

Contract in my favour?
QLD
1, 2

narbe Asked for the engineers details &/or Lodge a complaint with the building commission You may also want to take better photos of overhang in the first picture +…

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StructuralBIMGuy
Dec 21, 2017 2:19 pm
StructuralBIMGuy
Madora Dreamer
Madora Dreamer
21 December 2017

Re: Choice Living WA

Re: Choice Living WA
WA

I have been following this site during my build and have never commented because I didn’t know what to say to you all. I could easily have chosen the same builder but…

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Madora Dreamer
Dec 21, 2017 10:06 am
Madora Dreamer
Princesssarrah06
Princesssarrah06
21 December 2017

Our new home

Our new home
VIC
1 ... 15, 16, 17

Tinkster it’s called star spangled and is tabaums(???) brand although we used Dulux paint haha. Anyway the name of the paint suits the room it’s for our America room!…

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Princesssarrah06
Dec 21, 2017 7:50 am
mafu1983
mafu1983
20 December 2017

New home build with Oracle

New home build with Oracle
QLD
1, 2, 3

16 weeks could be possible if all is going well. I know some one who build with Oracle and they moved in before 16 weeks. I don’t know if ours will be done by week 16,…

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mafu1983
Dec 20, 2017 8:48 pm

contemporary, multi-generational, comfortable, affordable... The right home design is the foundation for you to enjoy a comfortable lifestyle in the area and on the block…

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ANSA Homes
Dec 20, 2017 3:44 pm
ANSA Homes
shazaw
shazaw
19 December 2017

Sekisui / Burbank - Mimosa / Northwood 244

Sekisui / Burbank - Mimosa / Northwood 244

Shouldn't painting start first!! Just imagine paints dripping on new carpet. Build Thread : viewtopic.php?=31&t=81624

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shazaw
Dec 19, 2017 8:40 pm

Hi everyone, I'm new to this forum and really feel as though i've come across a goldmine of information! My partner and I have bought land in Beverage, Victoria and will…

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claire91
Dec 19, 2017 5:25 pm
claire91
claire91
19 December 2017

Talk to me about Granvue homes

Talk to me about Granvue homes
VIC

Hi! My partner and I have also begun the process with Granvue- we have signed our contracts however won't be building until Sept 2018 as the land doesn't title for a while…

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885
claire91
Dec 19, 2017 3:50 pm
krilicro
krilicro
19 December 2017

Anyone else building in North Kellyville?

Anyone else building in North Kellyville?
NSW
1 ... 33, 34, 35

We are on the lower end of Roland Garros (closer to foxall). There is still a lot of work happening but I can see the retaining walls have been installed.

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krilicro
Dec 19, 2017 9:25 am
rasathy
rasathy
19 December 2017

Anyone Building with "Meridian Homes" builder at Barry Road

Anyone Building with "Meridian Homes" builder at Barry Road
NSW

I was thinking of going with them but they would not allow me to get independent inspections done during the build. For me, that was a big deterrent.

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rasathy
Dec 19, 2017 8:33 am
JenBarber
JenBarber
19 December 2017

Building in the Central West, NSW

Building in the Central West, NSW

Thanks for the reply Skcel. We did find Bellriver to be slightly more than expected for a 'local' builder but their inclusions and quality seemed to balance that out. I'm…

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102
JenBarber
Dec 19, 2017 7:02 am
JenBarber
netteb
netteb
19 December 2017

GJ Gardner Mandalay 338

GJ Gardner Mandalay 338
QLD
1 ... 18, 19, 20

How much was the mandalay house design? I love that layout! Congratulations on your beautiful home btw 😍

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netteb
Dec 19, 2017 3:16 am
rum_home
rum_home
18 December 2017

Anyone building with Metricon have this put up on their fenc

Anyone building with Metricon have this put up on their fenc
VIC

could receive up to $5000 reward* A lot of could and up to in that statement, with Metricon I doubt it'll be anything and wonder what their…

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rum_home
Dec 18, 2017 3:39 pm
rum_home
jmasood
jmasood
18 December 2017

Journey with Mimosa Homes VIC

Journey with Mimosa Homes VIC
VIC
1, 2, 3

AVOID MIMOSA IF YOU WANT TO AVOID POST HANDOVER STRESS. THEY TAKE AGES TO FIX THING AND THEN SAY WE R PUSHING BUT THEN SUPPLIER WHO HAS AGREEMENT WITH OUR VENDOR IS NOT…

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jmasood
Dec 18, 2017 8:54 am
jmasood

Update on landscaping... still slowly ticking away on the front yard. We have completed one part of garden and started the rest in front of the house. Sticking with…

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lozza81
Dec 18, 2017 8:22 am
sweetsimmy85
sweetsimmy85
18 December 2017

Choosing a builder

Choosing a builder
VIC

My land has titled and start building with Fairhaven next year. So far they have been a breeze, great customer service and very helpful and transparent! Upgrades have…

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257
sweetsimmy85
Dec 18, 2017 7:25 am
HFBMPC
HFBMPC
17 December 2017

Blake Crossing- Is it worthy to make house there

Blake Crossing- Is it worthy to make house there

Hey Nalna, Are you able to rent a house in Blakes Crossing before committing to move? It is a nice development, and the playground there is lovely. BUT it is affordable…

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HFBMPC
Dec 17, 2017 9:06 pm
HFBMPC
heroxk
heroxk
17 December 2017

Builder Recommend? - Backyard Townhouse - Mel South East

Builder Recommend? - Backyard Townhouse - Mel South East
VIC

Hi guys We own a land with the existing house at the front. We gonna subdivide the land and build a townhouse at the rear. We've completed our townplanning and get the…

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heroxk
Dec 17, 2017 9:03 pm
Summitlovin
Summitlovin
17 December 2017

Site Works Cost in Perth

Site Works Cost in Perth
WA

My siteworks cost between 14-15k if i remember correctly. Class A soil, i already had retaining walls on 3 sides and relatively flat block (only slight slope where the…

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Summitlovin
Dec 17, 2017 6:16 pm
Peter112
Peter112
17 December 2017

Custom design with Fresh homes

Custom design with Fresh homes
QLD
1, 2

No! We wanted to have individual building inspector at the beginning but some people advise it's just waste of money. We could detect all these issue by ourselves as…

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Peter112
Dec 17, 2017 2:51 pm
Peter112
arcadelt
arcadelt
17 December 2017

Acoustic/Sound installation batts - do they work?

Acoustic/Sound installation batts - do they work?
VIC

Used them in walls, but not floors. They work well for constant sound (like a TV), but can’t comment on single point sounds (like steps and knocks).

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arcadelt
Dec 17, 2017 12:32 pm
AlstonvilleBuild
AlstonvilleBuild
17 December 2017

Coral homes alto plumbing issue

Coral homes alto plumbing issue
QLD
1, 2

How are you going now with all of this? We are building the Alto 35 but have asked for vanity to go to the floor for extra storage. I still wouldn't want this pipe…

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AlstonvilleBuild
Dec 17, 2017 9:32 am
H Family
H Family
17 December 2017

Plumbing and Drainage certificate.

Plumbing and Drainage certificate.

I had to apply to council and that was before our build started. We had another company install the sewage system and the builder connected it to the house. …

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119
H Family
Dec 17, 2017 7:29 am
H Family
Bethany
Bethany
16 December 2017

Metricon Trentham 30 plantation facade.

Metricon Trentham 30 plantation facade.
NSW

Hi there! We’re currently building the Trentham, in terms of the floor plan we love how it’s laid out. We’re really happy with our choice! Feel free to shoot through…

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Bethany
Dec 16, 2017 10:05 pm
httpants
httpants
16 December 2017

Plantation Mirage Vogue Q2 Build - Mango Hill, QLD

Plantation Mirage Vogue Q2 Build - Mango Hill, QLD
QLD
1, 2

I've just started my topic on my mirage vogue Q1 build in sherwood... viewtopic.php?f=31&t=90591

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httpants
Dec 16, 2017 1:38 pm
Waldork
Waldork
16 December 2017

Acceptable finish on front facade pergola?

Acceptable finish on front facade pergola?
NSW

Thanks. Yeah it surprised me that it wasn't done better, as the rest of our house is actually done to a decent standard. Especially as it's meant to be a bit of a feature…

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Waldork
Dec 16, 2017 9:19 am
Waldork
Hasi
Hasi
16 December 2017

Post Building Variation - Porter Davis

Post Building Variation - Porter Davis
VIC

Hi Were you able to change the brick color after the site has started. How much they have charged?

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Hasi
Dec 16, 2017 8:47 am

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edestus
Dec 15, 2017 11:57 am
JLH222
JLH222
15 December 2017

Metricon Metro 32 KDRB Bayside Melbourne

Metricon Metro 32 KDRB Bayside Melbourne
VIC
1 ... 25, 26, 27

Thanks, Vantage. We are really happy with the house. Of course there’s a few things not quite right or a bit rough but overall we are happy and over the moon to be…

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JLH222
Dec 15, 2017 8:05 am
JLH222
volmix
volmix
14 December 2017

Spectrum Homes - SE QLD

Spectrum Homes - SE QLD
QLD

Not sure if its the same company. I built with a company called Spectrum House & Land P/L about 10 years ago and would never do it with them again. Selections were very…

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volmix
Dec 14, 2017 5:17 pm
nicolac34
nicolac34
14 December 2017

Yanchep WA Build with Dreamstart (PLANTER AND LETTERBOX)

Yanchep WA Build with Dreamstart (PLANTER AND LETTERBOX)
WA
1 ... 27, 28, 29

We've had lifestyle quote for our dressing room fit out, nice to see that it looks such good quality! Although our quote was $3,500.... so am looking down the Ikea route as well.

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nicolac34
Dec 14, 2017 2:19 pm
nicolac34
Hillsbuilds
Hillsbuilds
14 December 2017

Feedback on Facade pls?

Feedback on Facade pls?
VIC

Cottage pane windows, sash if possible, more traditional style front door painted a contrasting colour to the rest of the house. Eg grey house, white trims, glossy black…

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239
Hillsbuilds
Dec 14, 2017 9:10 am
sofia14
sofia14
14 December 2017

Update 2 yrs on: Build with Dreamstart homes

Update 2 yrs on: Build with Dreamstart homes
WA
1 ... 11, 12, 13

I don't want to use public forum to name and shame only. When people/companies do it right, I also write the positive. I wrote the above post because we weren't expecting…

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sofia14
Dec 14, 2017 12:34 am
Waldorf_Grange_Build
Waldorf_Grange_Build
13 December 2017

A prospective Fencing issue

A prospective Fencing issue
VIC

The fencing company I went through contact the owner on my behalf. They got details through council. - View my blog at www.waldorfgrangebuild.wordpress.com

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Waldorf_Grange_Build
Dec 13, 2017 9:45 pm
Waldorf_Grange_Build
Waldorf_Grange_Build
Waldorf_Grange_Build
13 December 2017

Custom Build - need help exterior colours

Custom Build - need help exterior colours

We picked Timeless Grey and Surfmist for some of our facade. - View my blog at www.waldorfgrangebuild.wordpress.com

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Waldorf_Grange_Build
Dec 13, 2017 7:20 pm
Waldorf_Grange_Build
joannapaulp
joannapaulp
13 December 2017

Access to zero lot line boundary?

Access to zero lot line boundary?
NSW

The easement is ONLY for access to your property for construction/maintenance of the wall built on the zero lot. If they want access to do any landscaping or concreting,…

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joannapaulp
Dec 13, 2017 1:38 pm
chammy
chammy
12 December 2017

Builders clean before handover

Builders clean before handover

Hi there, I'm in geelong and just started my own cleaning business,if anyone knows someone who needs builders clean or end of lease cleans,etc, could you please let me…

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chammy
Dec 12, 2017 11:00 pm
staceyrussell
staceyrussell
12 December 2017

Valeco Homes

Valeco Homes
QLD
1 ... 6, 7, 8

I'm not sure sorry.. maybe someone else has some insight?

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staceyrussell
Dec 12, 2017 10:51 pm
staceyrussell
H Family
H Family
12 December 2017

Coral home Kirra 23 project

Coral home Kirra 23 project
QLD
1, 2

My electrican was fantastic we are building in SEQ viewtopic.php?t=88323&f=31&p=1771329#p1771329

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H Family
Dec 12, 2017 10:12 pm
H Family
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sparrowsnest
Dec 12, 2017 10:00 pm
Waldorf_Grange_Build
Waldorf_Grange_Build
12 December 2017

Modified Burbank Indigo 5100 in Grandvue Officer

Modified Burbank Indigo 5100 in Grandvue Officer
VIC
1 ... 11, 12, 13

Are you guys close to moving in? I went past today and saw the driveway is about to be laid!

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Waldorf_Grange_Build
Dec 12, 2017 9:18 pm
Waldorf_Grange_Build

A lot has happened over the last few weeks x We are loving watching our dreams become reality !

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galleriamad
Dec 12, 2017 9:02 pm
HGMbuild
HGMbuild
12 December 2017

Hooray, we are building the Metricon Glendale 38 in Sydney!!

Hooray, we are building the Metricon Glendale 38 in Sydney!!
NSW
1 ... 34, 35, 36

Hahaha love the wreath on the grey door, but I think the tree is a little small!

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HGMbuild
Dec 12, 2017 8:51 pm
HGMbuild
not sure peter
not sure peter
12 December 2017

sbg homes

sbg homes
VIC

what is your completion date on the contract,if they are still building after completing you should be able to get some late fees,if they play hardball and won't, go to…

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not sure peter
Dec 12, 2017 5:15 pm
MandM+4
MandM+4
12 December 2017

Eden Brae Homes vs Wisdom Homes - Help please!

Eden Brae Homes vs Wisdom Homes - Help please!
NSW
1 ... 9, 10, 11

We were deciding between W and EB last October. We went with W because their inclusions were better, the house had more of a wow factor and we had had friends build with…

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MandM+4
Dec 12, 2017 4:35 pm
pEast
pEast
12 December 2017

East Estate

East Estate
VIC
1, 2, 3

no worries - thanks

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pEast
Dec 12, 2017 2:56 pm


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