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Crazyk
Crazyk
31 August 2014

About to build - critique my plans please :-)

About to build - critique my plans please :-)
1, 2

I'd swap games and bed 4. Then you can put double doors on game into living to keep an eye on the kids. Down the track if you want a bigger living area pull the wall down…

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Crazyk
Aug 31, 2014 12:03 pm
Crazyk
cat_dunc
cat_dunc
31 August 2014

Sekisui House - Modified Meridian 215 - Northern Adelaide

Sekisui House - Modified Meridian 215 - Northern Adelaide
SA

Like Yvonne I missed your thread too. Also am now subscribed! I like that you've put the prices up. I might also do the same.

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cat_dunc
Aug 31, 2014 9:33 am
cat_dunc
Crazyk
Crazyk
30 August 2014

Soil Test - Good news/bad news?

Soil Test - Good news/bad news?

Rock cost lots to excavate but is the best to build on. Your house will be "rock solid" no pun intended. It will not suffer any of the problems of cracking found in highly…

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Crazyk
Aug 30, 2014 9:09 pm
Crazyk
Melsie68
Melsie68
30 August 2014

Aveling build in Carramar - 6 month maintenance question

Aveling build in Carramar - 6 month maintenance question
WA
1 ... 15, 16, 17

Let us know how it goes as I have noticed more in my house .its strange coz I when I built 11 years ago we had none .very intersting

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Melsie68
Aug 30, 2014 5:31 pm
2-cupcakes-pls
2-cupcakes-pls
29 August 2014

watch out Baldivis

watch out Baldivis
WA

it has been reported the people were in the car at the time. other people have seen them in different estates around Baldivis

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2-cupcakes-pls
Aug 29, 2014 8:39 pm
2-cupcakes-pls
squarewheels
squarewheels
29 August 2014

Site works around Hamilton Hill (battle axe block)

Site works around Hamilton Hill (battle axe block)
WA

Hi all, has anyone built on a battle axe block recently in or around Hamilton Hill (or spearwood - off Rockingham Road if that helps) in WA? A block we have put an offer…

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squarewheels
Aug 29, 2014 6:43 pm
unhappybuilder56
unhappybuilder56
29 August 2014

BUILDING WITH 101 RESIDENTIAL

BUILDING WITH 101 RESIDENTIAL
WA

Hi, my earlier response was removed, probably one thing I said that I shouldn't have. So i'll try again. Yes, I have also had a number of issues not just in relation to…

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unhappybuilder56
Aug 29, 2014 6:40 pm
Anna85
Anna85
29 August 2014

ANYONE BUILDING WITH CHOICE BY PROJEX ?

ANYONE BUILDING WITH CHOICE BY PROJEX ?
WA

I looked up a few of their product specs on line (5 function shower head) caroma baths, toilets etc and the stuff they use have good ratings. Also they use well known…

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Anna85
Aug 29, 2014 6:21 pm
Sarah_16Baden
Sarah_16Baden
29 August 2014

Has anyone used the Austral bricks in Truffle?

Has anyone used the Austral bricks in Truffle?
VIC

Hi Troyziee, Good luck with your colour selection. Let me know what you decide on for the bricks. We went to see our builder yesterday to sign off on all our selections…

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Sarah_16Baden
Aug 29, 2014 3:49 pm
Team PD
Team PD
29 August 2014

**Communication**

**Communication**
VIC

Hi all members, I would like to take a moment and note that I do read the forum posts as regularly as possible, and I am available week days via PM. If you feel you would…

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Team PD
Aug 29, 2014 11:14 am
Team PD
Anna85
Anna85
29 August 2014

First Time Build - Alkimos Beach

First Time Build - Alkimos Beach
WA

Anyone else building with Choice by projex ?

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Anna85
Aug 29, 2014 8:31 am
elemist
elemist
29 August 2014

How many attempts at designing plans?

How many attempts at designing plans?
WA

Go Nuts... Most project builders allow unlimited revisions during the sales process. It's only when it goes in for proper drafting that they start to get picky with…

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elemist
Aug 29, 2014 1:24 am
Perth_Euro
Perth_Euro
29 August 2014

Redink Build in Darling Downs WA

Redink Build in Darling Downs WA
WA

I think I know where you may be building. Nice little pocket. Can't wait to see plans

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Perth_Euro
Aug 29, 2014 12:25 am
Avenger
Avenger
28 August 2014

builder search in wa

builder search in wa
WA

Our build is at the fastest pace in our stage. Post all approval it took us 7 days to get the slab. I will suggest you to compare the new gen promotional house with CL.

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Avenger
Aug 28, 2014 11:54 pm
Devang
Devang
28 August 2014

Summit Homes (Pre-Start costings)

Summit Homes (Pre-Start costings)
WA

Who was the sales rep? Can you please share the contact details of the rep? Hi and thank you for your…

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Devang
Aug 28, 2014 5:00 pm
bletchleybuild
bletchleybuild
28 August 2014

Rock Salt Velour Finish

Rock Salt Velour Finish
WA

Yes, I used it for my laundry. I think it goes really well with my cabinets. (My house is modern country style, but hope the photos…

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bletchleybuild
Aug 28, 2014 4:12 pm
whzzz28
whzzz28
28 August 2014

Some add ons, but is the builder taking the p*ss?

Some add ons, but is the builder taking the p*ss?
ACT

Suspct covered them all nicely, but two cents on some items: 1) Expensive even with tiles included. At that cost it would want to be rectified porcelain, if its standard…

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whzzz28
Aug 28, 2014 1:33 pm
xxkatxx
xxkatxx
28 August 2014

Recessed Shaving / Medicine Cabinet - Structural integrity?

Recessed Shaving / Medicine Cabinet - Structural integrity?
WA

If its on an external double brick walk you need to have a third brick wall built against the inside of the double brick. Otherwise you can't put in a recess as you would…

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xxkatxx
Aug 28, 2014 11:44 am
Laney
Laney
28 August 2014

New Build - Orchard Rise Berwick VIC

New Build - Orchard Rise Berwick VIC
VIC

Hi again, How is everyone's build going? Our land settles on Monday 1st Sept. Our plans & permits are all in place, so we are ready to start building straight after…

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Laney
Aug 28, 2014 8:36 am
RoseN
RoseN
27 August 2014

Riverwalk - Werribee Guidelines

Riverwalk - Werribee Guidelines
VIC

Hi Drekko, Our friend built their home in riverwalk. They said there were a lot of additional upgrades they needed to get in accordance to the estate guildlines, which…

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RoseN
Aug 27, 2014 9:56 pm
Suntec
Suntec
27 August 2014

Tender and Contract appointment. Any pointers?

Tender and Contract appointment. Any pointers?
VIC

Thank you everyone for your input. I am much wiser and better informed after reading through all your suggestions and tips. Certainly will not be fooled into signing the…

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Suntec
Aug 27, 2014 9:23 pm
butterflyjulz
butterflyjulz
27 August 2014

WHAT COLOUR ALUMINIUM WINDOWS?

WHAT COLOUR ALUMINIUM WINDOWS?
NSW

Hi All - any thoughts on white v silver/grey v black window frames? Our windows are aluminium and our other external colours are light grey bricks (PGH Moon Dust), white…

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butterflyjulz
Aug 27, 2014 1:28 pm
he82306
he82306
27 August 2014

Building with Homestart

Building with Homestart

Does anyone know who the managing director of Homestart is. Thanks

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he82306
Aug 27, 2014 12:01 am
Charleszhou
Charleszhou
26 August 2014

New Developement on ALex avenue

New Developement on ALex avenue
NSW

Hi Guys, I want to buy land on alex avenue area. would any1 guide me for the buying process or mirvac or any1 else releasing the new land…

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Charleszhou
Aug 26, 2014 9:38 pm
Leksie5000
Leksie5000
26 August 2014

Tullipan Homes, recent experiences

Tullipan Homes, recent experiences
NSW

Hi I would be grateful if you can share your experience with Tullipan Homes. thank you!

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Leksie5000
Aug 26, 2014 6:12 pm
joannek
joannek
26 August 2014

Advice pls about tiles

Advice pls about tiles
WA

That's what I have dannislade. It looks fine. I'm just grateful now my builder didn't leave it as is. I didn't know about this until this post.

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joannek
Aug 26, 2014 4:18 pm
dannislade
dannislade
26 August 2014

HELP!! Air Conditioning install not as expected

HELP!! Air Conditioning install not as expected
WA

the duct size cant be changed as it has to be a certain size to allow the right amount of air flow to work correctly.

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dannislade
Aug 26, 2014 3:43 pm
Drekko
Drekko
26 August 2014

Aus Builders review/feedback site?

Aus Builders review/feedback site?
VIC

Yeh you are right usually people only give feedback to make a complaint Well can anyone here provide any info on the following builders? HPG Australia Berkerly BlueKey…

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Drekko
Aug 26, 2014 2:07 pm
Drekko
Team PD
Team PD
26 August 2014

**New Display Information**

**New Display Information**
VIC

Hi all, for those interested I wanted to let you know our new display in Mayfield Estate, Cranbourne East has now opened. The display showcases the following home and…

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Team PD
Aug 26, 2014 12:52 pm
Team PD
fullmoon
fullmoon
26 August 2014

Bermuda waste

Bermuda waste
WA

A bermuda waste won't be shown on a plan. It will just show a floor waste. It should…

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fullmoon
Aug 26, 2014 10:49 am
Adam.M
Adam.M
26 August 2014

Timber Flooring options - so confused

Timber Flooring options - so confused
NSW

Picking up your yellow pages would be the most practical way to go about this. A flooring specialist would answer all of your questions. But to summarise the difference…

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Adam.M
Aug 26, 2014 10:31 am
springtime
springtime
26 August 2014

Building Project Home - A few questions

Building Project Home - A few questions
NSW

Congratulations CKL, the journey has started :: You have embarked on a most exciting project, like none you have ever encountered before ! :)

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springtime
Aug 26, 2014 8:35 am
MalSannie
MalSannie
26 August 2014

Our "first-time" build up Yanchep way.

Our "first-time" build up Yanchep way.
WA

Hi PerthAussie2014 - how is your build coming along? Our first place was tiny - as in seriously tiny, 2 very very small bedrooms, 1 bathroom, 1 'living' room and a…

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MalSannie
Aug 26, 2014 1:30 am
MalSannie
Najam
Najam
25 August 2014

Cost too high? 40 squares, double storey

Cost too high? 40 squares, double storey
NSW
1, 2

Hi Najam I was just reading your blog and see that you are selling your existing home rather than knocking it down. I'm curious as to how you…

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Najam
Aug 25, 2014 10:29 pm
Najam
Shambini
Shambini
25 August 2014

Tile selection

Tile selection
NSW

We are doing the travertine to the wet areas through M. We will get the same tiles for the ground floor and do after handover. We used beaumont tiles tiles in Adelaide.…

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Shambini
Aug 25, 2014 10:20 pm
Shambini
CKL
CKL
25 August 2014

Provincial Home experiences in Kuringai - Please share!

Provincial Home experiences in Kuringai - Please share!
NSW

I haven't been on the site for a long time but basically our DA is with council waiting on approval. Its been a reasonably smooth process so far. I am looking for a…

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CKL
Aug 25, 2014 10:19 pm
Prescott_Build
Prescott_Build
25 August 2014

Building the Burbank Prescott

Building the Burbank Prescott
VIC
1, 2, 3, 4

Hi mentone, good to see your thread as well and your PCI booked! It all seems to be happening at once lol. We got our final invoice which we have sent to the bank. Once…

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Prescott_Build
Aug 25, 2014 8:14 pm
navs
navs
25 August 2014

The builders clean

The builders clean
VIC

I found the clean with Dale Alcock to be quite amazing actually. I had budgeted a day for cleaning when we moved in but the house was impeccable. Whoever they used for the…

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navs
Aug 25, 2014 11:43 am
krips
krips
25 August 2014

land buying in bluestone green wyndham vale?

land buying in bluestone green wyndham vale?
VIC

we are thinking of buying in Stage 17A.. any information that we can consider for our final decision would be a great help.....

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krips
Aug 25, 2014 11:40 am
Beazley77
Beazley77
25 August 2014

Perth kitchen cabinet maker

Perth kitchen cabinet maker
WA

Hi there Does anyone have a Perth kitchen cabinet maker they would recommend? I need some overhead kitchen cupboards in the new build but I'm not that keen on the builders…

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Beazley77
Aug 25, 2014 11:24 am
Beazley77
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PolkaDots
Aug 25, 2014 11:24 am
Stewie D
Stewie D
25 August 2014

Eco/Energy Efficient Builders Sydney

Eco/Energy Efficient Builders Sydney
NSW

All good advice from Forg and I'd like to add a bit too. If you don't have a fortune to spend you are better looking at a project builder then adding in the bits you want…

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Stewie D
Aug 25, 2014 9:05 am
ownerbuilder72
ownerbuilder72
24 August 2014

Single Storey Designs with driveway access

Single Storey Designs with driveway access
NSW

Hi Everyone, Currently have out grown our little 2 storey mansion and i am looking a building a single storey home about 38 - 40 squares 4 bedda but i am trying to locate…

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ownerbuilder72
Aug 24, 2014 7:25 pm
ownerbuilder72
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hachy
Aug 24, 2014 4:31 pm
hachy
Vatche
Vatche
24 August 2014

A Simple guide to building a house - Videos

A Simple guide to building a house - Videos
NSW
1, 2

Thanks. Good to read my videos provide some guide and ideas.

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Vatche
Aug 24, 2014 11:32 am
Vatche
Forg
Forg
23 August 2014

KDR with Rawson

KDR with Rawson
NSW

Another thing with getting the builder to do the demolition is that it becomes part of your build, and they'll schedule it. I'd be surprised if it didn't reduce the…

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Forg
Aug 23, 2014 3:39 pm
bpratt
bpratt
23 August 2014

300x600 tiles on livin room floors. Pics please

300x600 tiles on livin room floors. Pics please
NSW

I'd be interested in what you find, but I reckon it'll get hidden in this forum amongst all the new house builds. Probably be better posted in the flooring section of…

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bpratt
Aug 23, 2014 12:56 pm
Ponzu
Ponzu
23 August 2014

First Home Buyers

First Home Buyers
NSW

Your personal loan will affect your overall capacity calculations. Good luck with that.

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Ponzu
Aug 23, 2014 11:33 am
GF5119
GF5119
22 August 2014

Landscaping in Georges Fair

Landscaping in Georges Fair
NSW

hi,I have questions about retaining walls. Developer required masonry retaining walls to be used, but I've seen people use treated pine retaining walls. Masonry walls…

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GF5119
Aug 22, 2014 3:31 pm


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