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singhk
singhk
16 October 2013

Final Inspection Hnley - Monaco Q2

Final Inspection Hnley - Monaco Q2
VIC

Hi, I am building in Clyde north VIC. Today was the final presentation, found a lot of paint imperfections, missing tile underneath wash basin unit, Kitchen drawers did…

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singhk
Oct 16, 2013 9:12 pm
rosewood
rosewood
16 October 2013

What to put in wall niche

What to put in wall niche
VIC
1, 2

mine is in the hallway close to the front door, a blackboard or corkboard isn't something you would have there.

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rosewood
Oct 16, 2013 8:10 pm
rosewood
Metroid
Metroid
16 October 2013

How did you decide??

How did you decide??
NSW

Went through every display home between Cranbourne and Traralgon, probably over 150 homes and my wife walked into the home we selected and loved everything about it. Job done.

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Metroid
Oct 16, 2013 7:44 pm
Topdesk
Topdesk
16 October 2013

Good quality kitchen cabinets builder

Good quality kitchen cabinets builder
WA

Hi I am looking for the best quality kitchen builder in Perth. But in saying that I dont want to be ripped off. After all there is very little materials involved and such…

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Topdesk
Oct 16, 2013 3:13 pm
dawnyc
dawnyc
16 October 2013

Dale Alcock - how to sell land and contract uncompleted buil

Dale Alcock - how to sell land and contract uncompleted buil
WA

Thanks for the information guys, it is as I thought that we will have to wait until it is built and then sell which up until all of dale alcocks delays was what we were…

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dawnyc
Oct 16, 2013 3:08 pm
dawnyc
joshnjacqui
joshnjacqui
16 October 2013

Tile of choice out of stock - what would / did you do?

Tile of choice out of stock - what would / did you do?
NSW

Thanks guys. We'll go this weekend and see if there's anything comparable. As for choosing the tiles too early in the build, we were told we…

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joshnjacqui
Oct 16, 2013 8:37 am
bashworth
bashworth
15 October 2013

Practical Completion Inspection - Handover inspection Perth

Practical Completion Inspection - Handover inspection Perth
WA

You have a right to be assisted by anyone, including a professional inspector. This link talks a bit baout what happens on the day:

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bashworth
Oct 15, 2013 9:30 pm
bashworth
mtz08
mtz08
15 October 2013

Henley Broadway

Henley Broadway
VIC

Hi bec80, can i ask the process for knockdown rebuild with Henley? also, how about the site cost, is it expensive?

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mtz08
Oct 15, 2013 2:08 pm
bamboo12
bamboo12
14 October 2013

First Timers - Site Cost Concerns

First Timers - Site Cost Concerns
QLD

hello, i'm thinking of building my first home at fernbrooke ridge too, i haven't bought the land yet, still looking around.. but i'll probably settle for fernbrooke ridge…

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bamboo12
Oct 14, 2013 9:13 pm
Team Metricon
Team Metricon
14 October 2013

Builder in SA? I love one house but........

Builder in SA? I love one house but........
SA

We are doing a knockdown/rebuild on our property and I have fallen in love with the Chelsea from Metricon (only because I can't afford the Urbis…

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Team Metricon
Oct 14, 2013 5:15 pm
Team Metricon
EmyN
EmyN
14 October 2013

Telstra pits under driveways - help!

Telstra pits under driveways - help!
WA

Have you called the phone number I put above? Alternatively try the chat online. Just keep trying someone until they help you. I have no idea what my job number was. It's…

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EmyN
Oct 14, 2013 12:55 pm
EmyN
melbbuild
melbbuild
14 October 2013

Backing support for shampoo niche

Backing support for shampoo niche
VIC

Hi guys, I am having a shampoo niche upstairs, it will be on the external wall. the outside cladding is 100mm foam with render. so I am wondering what should i put behind…

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melbbuild
Oct 14, 2013 10:30 am
sazzy91
sazzy91
14 October 2013

Render colours

Render colours
WA

Hey all, Need to finalise my render colours and am abit stuck at the moment we have chosen taubmans coffee cake as the whole house with taubmans manhattan as the feature.…

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sazzy91
Oct 14, 2013 9:30 am
gep
gep
14 October 2013

Colour Selections - Tips?

Colour Selections - Tips?
NSW

I used a small builder in Victoria when building. He used a software program called Digital Decorator (www.digitaldecorator.com.au), which allowed me to see the colour…

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gep
Oct 14, 2013 8:53 am
ShdowKat
ShdowKat
14 October 2013

Help? Shale Grey Render?

Help? Shale Grey Render?
NSW

Hi there, we have a shale grey garage door and our render is a pretty close match o shale grey, its solver grey smoke. Our roof is ironstone. I have pics on my thread- but…

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ShdowKat
Oct 14, 2013 12:03 am
ShdowKat
Fortis
Fortis
13 October 2013

P type soil extra cost compared to H type

P type soil extra cost compared to H type
QLD

Does anyone know average distance between piers?

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Fortis
Oct 13, 2013 8:25 pm
Fortis
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mirz
Oct 13, 2013 1:35 pm
mirz
therussianvillage
therussianvillage
13 October 2013

Building Doom and Gloom

Building Doom and Gloom
WA

We are first home builders, we have had problems along the way I think that is quite typical of building a house. I would definitely go with a small builder. The builder…

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therussianvillage
Oct 13, 2013 12:32 pm
macmaz
macmaz
13 October 2013

How to work out Site Slope / Fall ?

How to work out Site Slope / Fall ?
VIC

There is a guide to understanding survey plans at this link: http://www.anewhouse.com.au/2012/05/und ... rvey-plan/ Generally Cut and Fill…

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macmaz
Oct 13, 2013 11:00 am
suzieq
suzieq
13 October 2013

101 residential

101 residential
WA

Hi Tony and Michelle. I have had a lot of issues by blog is on here and I suggest you look at other forums too as there are a lot of people reporting issues with this builder.

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suzieq
Oct 13, 2013 10:27 am
Marshmallow
Marshmallow
13 October 2013

First Home Buyers Direct

First Home Buyers Direct
WA

Wow.. congrats Shanu, I am currently building with Fhbd, started September 2012, prestart Feb 2013, admin was very slow not to mention all the mistakes they have done…

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Marshmallow
Oct 13, 2013 1:54 am
Mumtomonkeys
Mumtomonkeys
12 October 2013

Get The Facts

Get The Facts
VIC

Fantastic site! Thanks so much for sharing :) -

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Mumtomonkeys
Oct 12, 2013 8:06 pm
Suntec
Suntec
12 October 2013

Anyone build with Hallbury, Botanic Homes or Carter Grange?

Anyone build with Hallbury, Botanic Homes or Carter Grange?
VIC

Hi, Would love to hear from those of you who have experiences with these builders. Thanks.

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Suntec
Oct 12, 2013 7:49 pm
Shirokuma
Shirokuma
12 October 2013

Guide on Good builders in Canberra

Guide on Good builders in Canberra
ACT

Disclaimer: This is from my own research - use at your own discretion, I do not have any affiliation with any of the following Canberra Builders. (Although I wish I had…

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Shirokuma
Oct 12, 2013 3:31 pm
Caxam
Caxam
12 October 2013

okjorg's build

okjorg's build
QLD
1 ... 82, 83, 84

Hi Okjorg, Taupe Stone 50% - does it have brown in it or is it a pretty clean grey ?

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Caxam
Oct 12, 2013 2:53 pm
Caxam
Serialbuilder
Serialbuilder
11 October 2013

House plans - How to choose the best design for my block? WA

House plans - How to choose the best design for my block? WA
WA

Hi Ben I agree, getting 3 different builders to quote would be the way to go. We knew what type of design we wanted from the start and basically went through almost all…

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Serialbuilder
Oct 11, 2013 10:24 pm
Serialbuilder
haloboy
haloboy
11 October 2013

Who to build with??? Double storey Home at Rochedale Estates

Who to build with??? Double storey Home at Rochedale Estates
QLD

We looked at McCarthy, and they were great, as were BMW and Heisig (spelling?), but we eventually went with Nuvo homes for our double storey home in Rochedale Estates. …

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haloboy
Oct 11, 2013 8:52 pm
haloboy
haloboy
11 October 2013

Rochedale Estates

Rochedale Estates
QLD

We are building on McDermott Parade currently. Was expensive for land, and body corporate fees are not cheap, but the facilities seem great, and we already use the…

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haloboy
Oct 11, 2013 8:49 pm
radge
radge
11 October 2013

going to gallery looking for advise please

going to gallery looking for advise please
VIC

ok thank you feed back, have already upgraded downstairs ceiling height,upstairs normal height. I and noted on power points thank you,,

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radge
Oct 11, 2013 7:07 pm
bgkdavis
bgkdavis
11 October 2013

Stylemaster/indigo/coral homes, which i should chose? HELP!

Stylemaster/indigo/coral homes, which i should chose? HELP!
QLD

well, we have just had handover with out coral home and are very happy, we were able to take a standard design, make extensive customization and the final product is…

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bgkdavis
Oct 11, 2013 5:30 pm
svranjic
svranjic
11 October 2013

Built with APG Homes - Ouch!

Built with APG Homes - Ouch!
WA
1, 2

Just an update We have had handover and gotten keys. Finally the majority of things have been fixed. Other than the front door, which is not the colour requested (again)…

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svranjic
Oct 11, 2013 4:40 pm
MadamImAdam
MadamImAdam
11 October 2013

Small builders in Western Sydney

Small builders in Western Sydney
NSW

What do you mean by small builder?

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MadamImAdam
Oct 11, 2013 1:49 pm
esha_2680
esha_2680
11 October 2013

Guide on Good builders in Canberra

Guide on Good builders in Canberra
ACT

Hi We have purchased a block of land in Crace and now at the stage of finding builders. We are confused as everyone says about the same thing and we might not know until…

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esha_2680
Oct 11, 2013 1:25 pm
karthik
karthik
11 October 2013

Porter Davis Home and Land package in Allura

Porter Davis Home and Land package in Allura
VIC

Hi All, I'm new to this form and hope you guys will join me with your team. I'm signing a contract to build a home and land package in allura estate in…

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karthik
Oct 11, 2013 12:15 pm
cinder
cinder
11 October 2013

Powder Room Basins in Melbourne

Powder Room Basins in Melbourne
VIC

Depends what you define as large? Have a look at their website but it's better to go in.

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cinder
Oct 11, 2013 11:49 am
cinder
Lennyn
Lennyn
10 October 2013

Soil Testing Cost

Soil Testing Cost
VIC

When we bought our land, we made our offer subject to soil test. The test cost us about $350 and was worth every cent for piece of mind. We are also south east Melbourne.…

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Lennyn
Oct 10, 2013 8:14 pm
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AKB
Oct 10, 2013 8:09 pm
AKB
phokay
phokay
10 October 2013

Anyone building with Wisdom Homes??

Anyone building with Wisdom Homes??
NSW
1 ... 10, 11, 12

If you have porcelain tiles with optical hazing problem, the only option you have is to take the case to Consumer Trader Tenancy Tribunal (CTTT). It is not appropriate for…

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phokay
Oct 10, 2013 7:51 pm
zoewenham13
zoewenham13
10 October 2013

Ashville - Seaford Meadows

Ashville - Seaford Meadows
SA
1 ... 8, 9, 10

Hi DavCar. have had keys for 2 weeks now. tiling is well underway due to be completed by mid next week. still in our rental for hubby's 30th this weekend and will…

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zoewenham13
Oct 10, 2013 2:17 pm
Tracyw
Tracyw
10 October 2013

DAH 6 months build time

DAH 6 months build time
WA

I really feel for u guys. We waited 7 weeks for our bricklayers and I thought that was painful enough. Just hang in there, once bricks start you will see progress all the time!

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Tracyw
Oct 10, 2013 11:19 am
UpsizeTime
UpsizeTime
9 October 2013

Building near sewer lines - Advice\Experience wanted

Building near sewer lines - Advice\Experience wanted
NSW

Thanks Forg & AussieMark, the building company are dealing with it ok, it is more for metro get an idea of what cost I am going to have to deal with. The other side to it…

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UpsizeTime
Oct 09, 2013 7:00 pm
Serenity_Now
Serenity_Now
9 October 2013

Cost of your custom build? recommend custom builder Melbourn

Cost of your custom build? recommend custom builder Melbourn
VIC

I had a look at some of the custom builders and I found that in general the price were between ~$15k to $20k per square. Admittedly, all of this is predicated on what…

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Serenity_Now
Oct 09, 2013 4:34 pm
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bLeb
Oct 09, 2013 4:15 pm
sinurt
sinurt
9 October 2013

Building in Wellard Western Australia - anyone else?

Building in Wellard Western Australia - anyone else?
WA

Hi there, We are also building in Wellard, just waiting on titles being released - they were originally supposed to be released this month but got delayed until January :(

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sinurt
Oct 09, 2013 2:16 pm
sinurt
cornellengineers
cornellengineers
8 October 2013

Rust on Slab?

Rust on Slab?
VIC

Hi Dhoozy I don't think it's rust. Is it tannin coming out of the timber? I found this e-how article on how to remove tannin stains:

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cornellengineers
Oct 08, 2013 8:07 pm
cornellengineers
Tippy Toes
Tippy Toes
8 October 2013

Building Advice Urgently required.

Building Advice Urgently required.
TAS

Thanks for the responses Bashworth and Bluesuede. Now I can relax!

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Tippy Toes
Oct 08, 2013 6:55 pm
Tippy Toes
nully
nully
8 October 2013

First time house and land package in WA - need guidance!

First time house and land package in WA - need guidance!
WA

You can go in and ask at the display home how much it is, the ones I've asked about have been between $60k and $160k more than the "standard" design its based off…

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nully
Oct 08, 2013 6:09 pm


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