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OurLindrum52
OurLindrum52
21 April

Backyard size

Backyard size
NSW
1, 2

Well we did plan to have a pool down that side and the house has screw piers, but of course funds ran out for the pool! The pond is only 250mm deep and it's manly above…

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OurLindrum52
Apr 21, 2017 1:55 pm
Joker
Joker
21 April

building contract

building contract

BE, from this forum does pre contract inspections also. Sent from my Redmi 4 using Tapatalk

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Joker
Apr 21, 2017 12:50 pm
fiat10
fiat10
21 April

GJ Gardner Mandalay 338

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

5*, but that didn't take into account the solar that we put on as we did that external to the contract.

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fiat10
Apr 21, 2017 10:24 am
amiarm
amiarm
21 April

Who is building with Blue Tongue homes

Who is building with Blue Tongue homes
NSW

Hi all, There is little or no information on this forum about Blue tongue homes - http://www.bluetonguehomes.com.au/ Anyone building with blue tongue homes in Sydney…

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amiarm
Apr 21, 2017 10:14 am
scubabe
scubabe
21 April

Noosa 20 - North Habour

Noosa 20 - North Habour
QLD
1, 2, 3, 4, 5

11 weeks?? that's insane!!! Very fast worker bees you had on your build :) Now if you could just send them down to Charlibear and her GJ build near Lismore where it's been…

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scubabe
Apr 21, 2017 9:01 am
scubabe

Retaining Walls

Retaining Walls
NSW

If its on the weather side you would do better to retain adjacent to the fence and away from your footings Sorry no photos..But I can recommend to others the correct…

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StructuralBIMGuy
Apr 21, 2017 7:56 am
StructuralBIMGuy
SkyJay
SkyJay
21 April

Our 1st build

Our 1st build
NSW

We are building our first home with Coral and have chosen the Casuarina 30. Our land has settled and we have just completed all our Tile, electrical and colour selections.…

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SkyJay
Apr 21, 2017 3:01 am
Twandles
Twandles
20 April

Edenbrae bristol brick choices

Edenbrae bristol brick choices
NSW

Hi everyone I in colour selection stage does anyone have any pictures they could share of their bricks we are building bristol 33 with Fairview facade also any tips on…

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Twandles
Apr 20, 2017 10:39 pm
Noelle1986
Noelle1986
20 April

Oracle platinum home Hamilton 257

Oracle platinum home Hamilton 257
QLD
1 ... 19, 20, 21

Chris the new construction manager hes great

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Noelle1986
Apr 20, 2017 6:47 pm
sinbox
sinbox
20 April

Porter Davis - Marbella 42

Porter Davis - Marbella 42
VIC

Don't know much about traffic management, but site costs really vary for every block and is dependent on various factors such as soil quality, amount of fill on the block etc...

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sinbox
Apr 20, 2017 5:57 pm
algernon
algernon
20 April

Personalised Plans - Help - Lower Chittering Build

Personalised Plans - Help - Lower Chittering Build
WA

Maybe you can talk to him about the square house - there's a little bit more work involved with hips/valleys, but it's generally not significant in terms of a house cost -…

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algernon
Apr 20, 2017 1:18 pm
sencillez
sencillez
20 April

Building a Sandringham by Porter Davis

Building a Sandringham by Porter Davis
VIC
1, 2, 3, 4, 5

Hi newhouse101, would you mind sharing the facade name of your sandringham? Thanks in advance :)

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sencillez
Apr 20, 2017 8:46 am

Street Appeal was one thing that was really important to us, We decided to choose the Torquay Facade. We almost chose the Burleigh Facade but I wasn't a fan of the three…

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keepitreal
Apr 20, 2017 8:26 am
Joker
Joker
19 April

Dispensation/setbacks - how likely?

Dispensation/setbacks - how likely?
VIC

Our front porch which is quite large is only 2 metres from start of our block, it got counted as part of landscaping as decks in our area go right up to footpaths, based…

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Joker
Apr 19, 2017 9:56 pm
Ellen ea
Ellen ea
19 April

Aegean 430 from mainvue - lockup stage pics added

Aegean 430 from mainvue - lockup stage pics added
VIC
1 ... 6, 7, 8

Hi Narrewarren01 do you mind sharing pictures of your kitchen complete as l have the same ideas as you regarding bigger kitchen window splashback and having the cooktop…

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Ellen ea
Apr 19, 2017 9:28 pm
Ellen ea
mrsdoe
mrsdoe
19 April

Few minor issues with build in Aveley

Few minor issues with build in Aveley
WA

I don't like the look of that timber beam either, that's an awful big defect in the timber I'd be getting a registered builder to do an inspection of the roof…

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mrsdoe
Apr 19, 2017 9:23 pm
mrsdoe
rsanand
rsanand
19 April

how to find information related to Storm-water drain depth,

how to find information related to Storm-water drain depth,
VIC

Thanks fortunately there is a company that the builders use to collect all those information on behalf of the builder, the information was delayed, it arrived couple of…

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rsanand
Apr 19, 2017 5:41 pm
Adasiyan
Adasiyan
19 April

Beachwood Constructions Melbourne

Beachwood Constructions Melbourne
VIC

We are also starting the process to build with Beachwood Constructions - i've started a thread where i'll update on our experience and progress with them.

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Adasiyan
Apr 19, 2017 3:57 pm
cbboy
cbboy
19 April

Simon Homes

Simon Homes
VIC

Get your contracts checked by a professional. Owner is unprofessional and a bully, and be careful with the so called "flexibility" - I got stung. Workmanship is poor,…

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cbboy
Apr 19, 2017 11:09 am
lys245
lys245
19 April

Anyone building with Bellriver Homes at The Heights, Riverst

Anyone building with Bellriver Homes at The Heights, Riverst
NSW

Hello fellow homeone members! Just wondering if anyone here has bought a house & land package at The Heights, in Riverstone? Looking to chat with future neighbours and…

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lys245
Apr 19, 2017 10:50 am
Spooky8080
Spooky8080
18 April

Garage Door opener

Garage Door opener
NSW

Just wondering what brand/model garage door opener does clarendon use.

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Spooky8080
Apr 18, 2017 9:47 pm
Twandles
Twandles
18 April

Building Eden Brae Bristol 31??

Building Eden Brae Bristol 31??
NSW
1, 2

We have gone the Fairview facade we have pretty much totally changed the house we made it wider then extended the lounge room and sunk it we extended the pantry then…

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Twandles
Apr 18, 2017 7:38 pm
Vocalstar
Vocalstar
18 April

Anyone tried Aussie Drain Mate/Grate Seal/Dekfit Grate Mate?

Anyone tried Aussie Drain Mate/Grate Seal/Dekfit Grate Mate?
VIC

The best long term simple solution is "Ezydrain" it not only blocks the smells it kills the diseases that is created and also cleans the pipe walls over time from debris…

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Vocalstar
Apr 18, 2017 6:55 pm
Fullback15
Fullback15
18 April

State Demolition review

State Demolition review
NSW

is this claim still active/pending?.. i would love to add my name to the list. Don't care too much about the $$, just want to see them held accountable. Our job was also…

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Fullback15
Apr 18, 2017 6:30 pm
Fullback15
Fullback15
18 April

Anyone with Fowler Homes

Anyone with Fowler Homes
NSW

Hi Lemans, I normally go straight to Frank (construction manager) .. he's pretty good but doesn't change the outcome that much. If you wish to DM me I'd be happy to…

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Fullback15
Apr 18, 2017 6:27 pm
Lemans
Lemans
18 April

Fowler homes - santorini

Fowler homes - santorini
NSW
1 ... 5, 6, 7

Thanks Scott for your reply. I also like darker tiles but hubby insists we go for light tiles, so i guess light tiles it is!

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Lemans
Apr 18, 2017 4:43 pm
Stace2205
Stace2205
18 April

Anyone building in the Vermont Estate at Pitt Town?

Anyone building in the Vermont Estate at Pitt Town?
NSW
1 ... 53, 54, 55

Hi all we, we were considering a block to build at Vermont Estate but are now considering purchasing an already established home. Was hoping to get some people already…

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Stace2205
Apr 18, 2017 12:25 pm

Anyone building edenbrae bristol 33

Anyone building edenbrae bristol 33
NSW

It might have to do with roof lines we had a lot of problems with the roof when extending our house

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Needamoneytree
Apr 18, 2017 9:58 am
Needamoneytree
marcoola
marcoola
18 April

Building permit required to provide water meter/tap to vacan

Building permit required to provide water meter/tap to vacan
VIC

Not normally. Call Vic Water and see where its at ( or whoever your local water authority is ) If its a new estate its normally fitted at around the time the lot…

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marcoola
Apr 18, 2017 8:30 am
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cat_dunc
Apr 17, 2017 11:49 pm
cat_dunc

So I didn't update this but back in February I got a very aggressive letter from the owners of the block of land behind us saying we built out retaining wall on their…

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shellby
Apr 17, 2017 9:22 pm
shellby
Berek
Berek
17 April

Is this normal?

Is this normal?
WA

Someone wasn't using their grey material. Ours is underneath the cover out of sight.

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Berek
Apr 17, 2017 8:06 pm
Ishugarg
Ishugarg
17 April

Signature on Edmund - Riverstone

Signature on Edmund - Riverstone
NSW

This project has been delayed by 2 - 4 months now, before starting. That is too much bad and harrasing.. Do you people have idea about it?

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Ishugarg
Apr 17, 2017 6:44 pm
algernon
algernon
17 April

Existing site plan - where do u get one?

Existing site plan - where do u get one?
VIC

Council records can be incomplete or out-of-date. Most of the time you'll need to have a site survey that's fairly recent (e.g. within the last 12 months), although…

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algernon
Apr 17, 2017 10:23 am
cat_dunc
cat_dunc
17 April

Ben Trager - Secret Harbour - Could it get any worse?

Ben Trager - Secret Harbour - Could it get any worse?
WA
1 ... 51, 52, 53

I hope everything has improved with the house after the horrible time you've had with it. Good news is the pool looks incredible?? How have you gone with finishing…

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cat_dunc
Apr 17, 2017 9:29 am
cat_dunc
cat_dunc
cat_dunc
17 April

Our semi acreage 'Forever House' Build - Pool Under Construc

Our semi acreage 'Forever House' Build - Pool Under Construc
QLD
1 ... 65, 66, 67

Hey Mr Bee, how's your pool construction going now? I'd love to see more pictures. :)

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cat_dunc
Apr 17, 2017 8:35 am
cat_dunc
GCDC
GCDC
16 April

Getting competing house design plans and quotes

Getting competing house design plans and quotes
QLD

Rocks just on the surface pretty much https://drive.google.com/open?id=0BymNZ ... kZXRnpLZHM The point of the question was less about cost of excavating the rock and…

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GCDC
Apr 16, 2017 5:56 pm
GLO
GLO
16 April

Stormwater retention

Stormwater retention
NSW

What costs does this look like?

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GLO
Apr 16, 2017 10:53 am
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yvonneh
Apr 16, 2017 10:47 am
algernon
algernon
16 April

Wide frontage Floorplans

Wide frontage Floorplans

A north-facing clerestory would help get sunlight into the main area of the house without compromising privacy (and can also add to kerb appeal). Depending on your slope…

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algernon
Apr 16, 2017 10:04 am

My build in Serpentine with Redink!

My build in Serpentine with Redink!
WA
1 ... 9, 10, 11

Congrats. Your house is so beautiful.We're building with Redink as well. It took us 5 months to land on slab down. We're looking for an inspector. Could you please…

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southernstars
Apr 16, 2017 12:53 am
Flamee
Flamee
15 April

Building The Forsyth 35 With Porter Davis

Building The Forsyth 35 With Porter Davis
VIC
1, 2

Hi Phoenix We are also building the Forsyth 35 and our build will start any day now which is exciting. We are first time builders too and have so far found the process…

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Flamee
Apr 15, 2017 8:28 pm

Hi neighbors We had a drive today and heres the latest update

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Gie
Apr 15, 2017 7:37 pm


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