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KGsGirl
KGsGirl
8 January 2014

Land Excavation question!

Land Excavation question!
NSW

I agree with the above - they cannot over charge you and then charge you again for their incompetence!

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KGsGirl
Jan 08, 2014 11:38 am
KGsGirl
Bluesuede
Bluesuede
8 January 2014

Anyone knockdown/ rebuild with clarendon

Anyone knockdown/ rebuild with clarendon
NSW

Get a breakdown of those figures. They can often hide allowances for stuff you don't require. "Council and other…

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Bluesuede
Jan 08, 2014 11:08 am
Bluesuede
Athelas
Athelas
8 January 2014

Relocating vehicle cross over

Relocating vehicle cross over
VIC

Hi guys I was quoted $3200 to relocate a vehicle cross over which includes removing the existing one and reconstruction of the kerb. It's a standard job with no trees,…

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Athelas
Jan 08, 2014 7:42 am
Sunshine2013
Sunshine2013
8 January 2014

Holding Deposit on Land - Vendor wants to increase price.

Holding Deposit on Land - Vendor wants to increase price.
NSW
1, 2

The agent should be questioning the motives of there clients, if they're advertising one figure and only accepting a…

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Sunshine2013
Jan 08, 2014 12:11 am
Sunshine2013
Jasper 26
Jasper 26
7 January 2014

Sub-Surface Water

Sub-Surface Water
NSW

Hi, Yesterday I was searching for roots from trees that were removed when my block was cleared last year. I knew where they were located and started poking around only to…

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Jasper 26
Jan 07, 2014 4:34 pm
Jasper 26
jabbriel
jabbriel
7 January 2014

New Dimension Homes and Icon Homes

New Dimension Homes and Icon Homes
VIC

our house was built approx 6 years ago by New Dimension Homes and we have just found out our ducted heating system that never gets past 20 degrees is the wrong size unit…

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jabbriel
Jan 07, 2014 2:48 pm
Wildcats
Wildcats
7 January 2014

Landsdale Corimbia Build - Celebration Homes KHO by XMAS!!!

Landsdale Corimbia Build - Celebration Homes KHO by XMAS!!!
WA
1 ... 6, 7, 8

Hi Eddie We haven't moved in yet, the painting has just been finished and we still need to get the carpet and flooring laid, so we are moving in over the Australia Day…

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Wildcats
Jan 07, 2014 10:05 am
Scott2233
Scott2233
6 January 2014

classica xxl laminate flooring

classica xxl laminate flooring
VIC

you might want to post this in the flooring sub forum: http://forum.homeone.com.au/viewforum.php?f=7 There are HN…

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Scott2233
Jan 06, 2014 11:19 pm
Rachi
Rachi
6 January 2014

What are you doing while you wait?

What are you doing while you wait?
VIC

we purchased a heap of ornamental grass and palm tree seeds of ebay and have been attempting to grow plants for our new garden its a very slow process with limited success…

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Rachi
Jan 06, 2014 9:47 pm
Oran Park 660 Corner
Oran Park 660 Corner
6 January 2014

Building with Rawson at Oran Park

Building with Rawson at Oran Park
NSW

If you ask around you might just find your neighbor from across the road on this forum :wink:

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Oran Park 660 Corner
Jan 06, 2014 8:08 pm
Oran Park 660 Corner
mpp
mpp
6 January 2014

Sloping block site cut and levelling

Sloping block site cut and levelling
VIC

Thanks everyone this gives some idea as to what to expect

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mpp
Jan 06, 2014 6:56 pm
lalabk
lalabk
6 January 2014

Grey Gum Estate Kellyville land registration

Grey Gum Estate Kellyville land registration
NSW
1, 2

Congrats to all on your acquirement, as settlement is finalised. Have a happy Build and enjoy your journey.

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lalabk
Jan 06, 2014 5:13 pm
lalabk
jj1
jj1
6 January 2014

Any experience with Wincrest?

Any experience with Wincrest?
NSW

Hi Caff, we have been in our place since July 2012 and are very happy. Our building experience was good and if we were to build again would certainly have Wincrest in the…

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jj1
Jan 06, 2014 3:19 pm
batey_1020
batey_1020
6 January 2014

Building a Shed to Meet Class 1A

Building a Shed to Meet Class 1A
NSW

I'm curious what it takes to build a shed to meet Class 1a Standards I'm looking into building one on a small acreage as a cheap housing solution for a number of…

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batey_1020
Jan 06, 2014 3:03 pm
JB1
JB1
6 January 2014

Owner builder question!

Owner builder question!

Well if you can finance it, then OB will be cheaper. No brainer to me

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JB1
Jan 06, 2014 12:21 am
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Sambogirl81
Jan 05, 2014 9:56 pm
jenm
jenm
5 January 2014

Building a Modified Coral Daydream 28 (hopefully)

Building a Modified Coral Daydream 28 (hopefully)
QLD

Hi, our plan has parts of a daydream in it, extreamlly modified though. I want to post pics and share but my only internet is my mobile so can't get my pics up. Good luck…

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jenm
Jan 05, 2014 9:07 am
jenm
FairmontSAcustom
FairmontSAcustom
4 January 2014

Can't get an accurate quote.

Can't get an accurate quote.
SA
1, 2

Yay, in the meantime would love to see the plans that you have and know where you are building. The nosy side in me coming out :)

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FairmontSAcustom
Jan 04, 2014 9:35 pm
HeathWilD
HeathWilD
3 January 2014

Penalty for delayed completion date

Penalty for delayed completion date
ACT

Depending on the exact wording of the contract how much time was allowed for the industry shutdown over christmas? Our contract states 5 weeks. How many rain days are the…

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HeathWilD
Jan 03, 2014 9:23 am
HeathWilD
1rocky
1rocky
3 January 2014

Who to build with?

Who to build with?
NSW

hi maybe a bit late(i have had no internet) i built with adenbrook homes and would highly recommend them also i have been watching a withers home being built high quality

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1rocky
Jan 03, 2014 7:24 am
Loanmck
Loanmck
2 January 2014

Building with Simonds Homes

Building with Simonds Homes
VIC

Hi SA Sidmonds Sierra Thanks :) I just finish reading your forum, your home look amazing. Congratulations guy. My colour appointment is 15th Jan, can't wait :)

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Loanmck
Jan 02, 2014 9:38 pm
Loanmck
Crumpsbuilds
Crumpsbuilds
2 January 2014

Deciding on bricks for new house

Deciding on bricks for new house
NSW

We are just finalising choices and are doing PGH Northbridge brick (sandstock) and would be really interested if anyone has anything similar for advise re roof window…

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Crumpsbuilds
Jan 02, 2014 7:04 pm
Crumpsbuilds
batey_1020
batey_1020
2 January 2014

Building in Tas under 200k ??

Building in Tas under 200k ??
TAS

I'm new to the forum. Been following for many weeks now and reading like crazy. My partner and I have recently decided to re locate from Sydney to Launceston for a large…

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batey_1020
Jan 02, 2014 2:15 pm
AussieMark
AussieMark
2 January 2014

Has anyone seen or have 3m ceilings?

Has anyone seen or have 3m ceilings?
1, 2

Yep, Had the same lay on our block and took the step in the middle of the house rather than the rear. +1. :)

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AussieMark
Jan 02, 2014 10:33 am
Sunshine2013
Sunshine2013
1 January 2014

Private Builder Price

Private Builder Price
VIC
1, 2

If it takes an extra 3 months to build so what? How long are you going to spend in this house? Quality to me is the most important factor....Id rather have a quality…

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Sunshine2013
Jan 01, 2014 10:48 pm
Sunshine2013
TempestSkye
TempestSkye
1 January 2014

hi all im new here looking @ building with CH

hi all im new here looking @ building with CH
VIC

hi thanks for the reply :) yes we are waiting for new year ;) its the 1st jan today !! HAPPY NEW YEAR i too had also heard that CH may be…

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TempestSkye
Jan 01, 2014 3:41 pm
MannyP
MannyP
1 January 2014

Looking for Land at lightsview to build.

Looking for Land at lightsview to build.
SA

Has anyone build home at lightsview ? are there any particular rule they need us to follow to bult there...I understand they need 3 meters in front and back of the house.…

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MannyP
Jan 01, 2014 11:41 am
carak777
carak777
31 December 2013

Re: OMG what are we doing? and are we still doing it!!!

Re: OMG what are we doing? and are we still doing it!!!
NSW
1 ... 38, 39, 40

Who said "Life is not meant to be easy" and who said "Life is so bl***y hard sometimes". It is a new year tomorrow so must start being positive and leave all the bad in…

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carak777
Dec 31, 2013 12:37 pm
carak777
bashworth
bashworth
30 December 2013

Pre-Start and Inclusion Confusion

Pre-Start and Inclusion Confusion
WA

We don't have thousands of dollars just sitting around, so my question is, do we make a million changes and upgrades BEFORE we sign on the…

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bashworth
Dec 30, 2013 4:41 pm
bashworth
kexkez
kexkez
30 December 2013

Water Loss due to Faulty Tap by Builder's plumber

Water Loss due to Faulty Tap by Builder's plumber
VIC

ring their emergency contact. should be listed on the builders signage at the build.

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kexkez
Dec 30, 2013 8:48 am
kexkez
B STAR
B STAR
29 December 2013

Concrete Slab vs Timber sub floor?

Concrete Slab vs Timber sub floor?
TAS
1, 2

Just a comment re the fall of your block. You mention there is a fall of 600mm over the block. However how much fall is there over the actual building envelope. Given you…

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B STAR
Dec 29, 2013 10:15 pm
askanaan
askanaan
29 December 2013

How to make this house energy efficient?

How to make this house energy efficient?
NSW

Thanks for your kind responses, lots of items to look into but will make the home more comfortable, cheaper to live in, and environmentally friendly Cheers

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askanaan
Dec 29, 2013 7:13 pm
alli
alli
29 December 2013

Vogue Homes Sydney

Vogue Homes Sydney
NSW

Hi alli, thanks for the response. It's certainly reassuring to hear you've had a good experience with Vogue Homes. I'll send you a…

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alli
Dec 29, 2013 10:15 am
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bpratt
Dec 28, 2013 11:18 pm
Dante
Dante
28 December 2013

Who else is building at Park vue estate?

Who else is building at Park vue estate?
QLD

Me and Wifey are FHB building with Visual diversity.We are just in the process of getting the land registered. Anyone else?

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Dante
Dec 28, 2013 6:20 pm

Hi peoples, My wife and I have decided we are going to build a house at either Armstrong Creek or Warralily. We inquired about them a year ago and thought we would let it…

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ChrispelloTime
Dec 27, 2013 10:05 am

We are trying to work out our levels for paving at the back of the house and have come across a stormwater pipe that is 100mm below the overflow relief gully. The…

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Liliana
Dec 27, 2013 8:30 am
Carmen1828
Carmen1828
25 December 2013

Estimation Cost vs. Upgrade Cost vs. Final Cost

Estimation Cost vs. Upgrade Cost vs. Final Cost
NSW

I will be follwing this thread as we are due to go to our first selections interview in about 3 weeks and im interested in finding out how much im up for for all the…

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Carmen1828
Dec 25, 2013 9:52 pm
calais304
calais304
25 December 2013

Ducted Vacuum

Ducted Vacuum
VIC
1, 2

We have one and find it ok for tiles or hard surfaces. Absolutely useless for carpets. Especially with any pet hair. Constantly getting clogged in the pipe work near the…

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calais304
Dec 25, 2013 7:22 pm
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JB1
Dec 25, 2013 9:22 am
butterbing
butterbing
24 December 2013

New Build - Chianti - Bricks Done

New Build - Chianti - Bricks Done
WA
1, 2

Thanks for the welcome and +ve feedback. The ultimate plan is to put a pool on the left too. Will update as we progress. Here's a few of the…

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butterbing
Dec 24, 2013 11:33 pm
butterbing
NatsyPatsy78
NatsyPatsy78
23 December 2013

colour bond vs tiled roof price ?

colour bond vs tiled roof price ?
VIC

Hi Wazza We also got charged extra to have colorbond (approx $5K) and that is not including anticon which was extra . Apparently it depends on what discounts the builder's…

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NatsyPatsy78
Dec 23, 2013 8:26 pm
NatsyPatsy78
Cooper05
Cooper05
23 December 2013

Interstate Floorplan Question

Interstate Floorplan Question
SA

Oh wow...60 new plans sounds fantastic! Cannot wait to check them out! Thanks Team Metricon :)

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Cooper05
Dec 23, 2013 8:23 pm
Bazinga
Bazinga
23 December 2013

Building at Glenfield rise?

Building at Glenfield rise?
NSW

the ones on realestate say its for ingleburn gardens? did you have a link or snap shot? that development is sold out it was through bill hall real estate you can double…

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Bazinga
Dec 23, 2013 9:46 am
Bazinga
melfordgurl
melfordgurl
22 December 2013

Building Bellmore 43 in Bacchus Marsh VIC

Building Bellmore 43 in Bacchus Marsh VIC
VIC

I have started my new thread and blog, we signed contracts so its all going ahead now 100%.. so pleased.

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melfordgurl
Dec 22, 2013 8:55 pm
naomiw
naomiw
22 December 2013

building by niche living or in dayton WA???

building by niche living or in dayton WA???
WA

Hi is any one building/build in Dayton WA or from niche living if so how did u go and whats the area like and is there any thing i need to loom out for?????

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naomiw
Dec 22, 2013 11:13 am
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lin99010
Dec 21, 2013 9:24 pm


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