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donna79
donna79
5 January

Metricon Glendale 50 Limited Edition

Metricon Glendale 50 Limited Edition
VIC
1 ... 11, 12, 13

What’s the rumpus room like? Is it L shaped Is there enough light into the dining and family?

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donna79
Jan 05, 2018 5:08 pm
Dudette
Dudette
5 January

Building Panama 33 Plantation Homes

Building Panama 33 Plantation Homes

Hi everyone, I am new to this fantastic site and can't believe the amount of interesting information on here! We are going to be building the Panama 33 later this year and…

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Dudette
Jan 05, 2018 12:12 pm
Dudette

Any builders similar to Broadway Homes (Perth)

Any builders similar to Broadway Homes (Perth)
WA

The problem is you can not and should not advertise homes that you can not build, that is "false advertising" it is illegal, not to mention unethical. "Caveat emptor"…

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StructuralBIMGuy
Jan 05, 2018 8:24 am
StructuralBIMGuy

Questions for Project Builders Metricon Claredon

Questions for Project Builders Metricon Claredon
NSW

julzz How big a list do you want? Start with accurate geotech and Engineering costs Those 2 items alone can blow your project costs out of the water.

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StructuralBIMGuy
Jan 04, 2018 3:02 pm
StructuralBIMGuy
K-Real
K-Real
4 January

Building the Denver 29 with Metricon

Building the Denver 29 with Metricon
NSW
1 ... 11, 12, 13

Hi Jessica, can you please help me a bit. i ve seen on you portico they have rendered the columns all the way down below the hebel. did you ask them or its something…

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K-Real
Jan 04, 2018 12:43 pm
K-Real

SJD Homes - Caversham 3 customised

SJD Homes - Caversham 3 customised
VIC
1, 2

Since part of their fence came down I think it might take a few slabs!

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TheWaitingGame
Jan 04, 2018 12:28 pm
Shelmac
Shelmac
4 January

General site levelling

General site levelling
QLD

If you look at the picture it is actually only a couple of metres from the house. It was flat there until their excavator cut out the site, now we are left with a large…

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Shelmac
Jan 04, 2018 10:26 am
Ashleigh
Ashleigh
4 January

Building in Woodlea with Henley homes

Building in Woodlea with Henley homes
VIC

I hope things are onwards and upwards from here for you Chels! I'm waiting on Woodlea titles too (Stage 32) waiting patiently...well trying. Some of the stories on here…

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Ashleigh
Jan 04, 2018 9:20 am
fhb_08
fhb_08
3 January

Lucas homes

Lucas homes
NSW
1, 2, 3

Hi Winbrook, I am not sure how I missed your message. If you are still looking for the engineer, mine was Structerre Consulting Engineers.

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fhb_08
Jan 03, 2018 9:43 pm

Hey there guys, I was just wondering, I’ve been tossing up between Willowdale & Emerald Hills, which is pretty much 5 minutes up the road from Willowdale. Which suburb…

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-JDM
Jan 03, 2018 8:06 pm

Building with Metricon - Liberty 45 - NSW

Building with Metricon - Liberty 45 - NSW
NSW
1, 2, 3

When we got the package with Houspect, the slab preparation inspection wasn’t a standard inclusion. We were told that we could get a slab preparation inspection done…

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Quirmeball1280
Jan 03, 2018 5:47 pm
Quirmeball1280
Joker
Joker
3 January

Slab in wrong spot Pt 2!

Slab in wrong spot Pt 2!

If you don't know your rights, I would get as much information as possible so no matter what, you gave a answer, you can get answers online from building experts website,…

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Joker
Jan 03, 2018 5:46 pm
Choosy
Choosy
3 January

Property damage

Property damage
WA

Unfortunately we have the displeasure of dealing with damaged and miss alligned fences, the Dividing Fences Act 1961 states that the fence only…

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Choosy
Jan 03, 2018 3:01 pm
Choosy
Othello
Othello
3 January

Project Home Remote Location

Project Home Remote Location
TAS

Thanks Bashworth. Great blog website with lots of thoughts to chew over.

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Othello
Jan 03, 2018 12:52 am
JohannaZei
JohannaZei
2 January

Fireplace

Fireplace

Gas fire under TV Hi all we are just about to start building but I’m concerned about our gas fireplace with is a slim one under the TV. Has anyone had any experiences…

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JohannaZei
Jan 02, 2018 9:24 pm
kidu13
kidu13
2 January

Building the Lennox (Celebration Homes) in Wellard Glen

Building the Lennox (Celebration Homes) in Wellard Glen
WA
1, 2

I know it's a bit late to post a question here - but trying my luck anyway... Silly question : - I have a plan which also has Home Theatre in the front with a similar…

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kidu13
Jan 02, 2018 5:39 pm
kidu13
Renman
Renman
2 January

Need some landscaping inspiration!

Need some landscaping inspiration!
VIC
1, 2

Is Amber Tiles a tiling shop or a landscaping company? My KDR Metricon Hampshire - Liberty - 45 Melb https://r.tapatalk.com/shareLink?share_ ... are_type=t

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Renman
Jan 02, 2018 2:24 pm
Renman

Hi saffa welcome to the forum There are a number of options , ie precast , tilt up and combinations of both ie cavity, sandwich,etc. I would also recommend a cavity for…

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StructuralBIMGuy
Jan 02, 2018 1:08 pm
StructuralBIMGuy
gmohitg
gmohitg
1 January

Open Floor Plan Suggestions

Open Floor Plan Suggestions

MandM+4, landscaping I am not too concerned with, our land is pretty flat and we can make do with some DIY initially. I am waiting for the stores to reopen so I can get…

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gmohitg
Jan 01, 2018 5:11 pm
gmohitg
wentworth33
wentworth33
1 January

Bardia small lot?

Bardia small lot?
NSW

Depend on your lot number.

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wentworth33
Jan 01, 2018 2:52 pm
OurDayDream28
OurDayDream28
31 December 2017

Our First Home Blog - DayDream 28 (modified)

Our First Home Blog - DayDream 28 (modified)
NSW
1, 2, 3, 4, 5

Ebony Stain. closest colour to our garage door.

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OurDayDream28
Dec 31, 2017 7:49 pm
OurDayDream28
ayaman
ayaman
31 December 2017

Concrete Look Floor Tiles-anyone use them?

Concrete Look Floor Tiles-anyone use them?
VIC

Thanks so much! I do love that tile. It would look beautiful in a bathroom or ensuite. Great choice!

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ayaman
Dec 31, 2017 10:01 am

After the rainfall today, thought I will check how the house is holding up. Turns out there was a leak today in the master room. I will let the site supervisor know. Has…

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sukhsingh
Dec 30, 2017 1:57 am
dillongl
dillongl
29 December 2017

Master Bedroom Layout

Master Bedroom Layout

Hi Gi, the links open up fine - sounds like a good idea, I think it would work well

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dillongl
Dec 29, 2017 8:23 pm
dillongl
PEARZ
PEARZ
29 December 2017

The CARLISLE HOMES & SPECTRA General Information Thread

The CARLISLE HOMES & SPECTRA General Information Thread
VIC
1 ... 360, 361, 362

Hi MiG, it's because everyone is now on the Carlisle facebook group discussing their building and therefore not a lot of active people on this forum anymore, myself…

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PEARZ
Dec 29, 2017 5:22 pm
PEARZ
deepugjacob
deepugjacob
29 December 2017

Landscaping at Pennant Hills, NSW

Landscaping at Pennant Hills, NSW
NSW

Hi All Hope everyone is having a great Xmas / Newyear celebration. I need a small help. I am expecting that my new home at Cherrybrook, NSW will be handed over by end of…

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deepugjacob
Dec 29, 2017 9:28 am
taniel
taniel
28 December 2017

CDC Gross Floor Area Calculation

CDC Gross Floor Area Calculation
NSW

Hi The NSW Compliance development discusses some exclusions to the gross floor area calculations, namely, 1 car…

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taniel
Dec 28, 2017 2:01 pm
HDog
HDog
27 December 2017

Finance on Dual Occupancy - potential issue

Finance on Dual Occupancy - potential issue
VIC

First time post so hear me out My wife and I live in the Eastern suburbs of Melbourne and have a house worth approximately $3.8 -…

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HDog
Dec 27, 2017 12:57 pm
Vantage_35
Vantage_35
27 December 2017

Metricon Metro 32 Qld

Metricon Metro 32 Qld
QLD
1 ... 11, 12, 13

Thanks Not sure what happened to the pics bout I’ve updated the links again hopefully they work now

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Vantage_35
Dec 27, 2017 12:26 pm
rajah
rajah
27 December 2017

NBN Pit & Pipework

NBN Pit & Pipework
WA

Thanks, I definitely want to do it if it hasnt been done. Wish it was clear that it was the developers responsibility then i would follow up with them.

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rajah
Dec 27, 2017 11:55 am
arcadelt
arcadelt
27 December 2017

Electric OR Gas ducted heating/cooling???

Electric OR Gas ducted heating/cooling???
NSW

No, just a home builder in a similar climate to you, but in a slightly different market segment.

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arcadelt
Dec 27, 2017 5:21 am

# Tiles Ensuite & Bathrooms - Beaumont Tiles * Main Ensuite - 24050 To All Walls - Full Hight Tiles Wall Tiles - Item # 1000333…

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titos97
Dec 26, 2017 12:53 am
Kimmykim
Kimmykim
25 December 2017

Metricon prices

Metricon prices

We locked our price up last November and we have issued with land title which dragged the whole thing. We only have our land title recently and started our planning permit…

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Kimmykim
Dec 25, 2017 9:17 am
Marlbling
Marlbling
25 December 2017

Henley Reserve Ivory 32 (Mainvue Homes) - Our first build

Henley Reserve Ivory 32 (Mainvue Homes) - Our first build
VIC
1, 2, 3, 4

Hi I am also building with Bentley and we are on the final stage .. we drove past last night and there was Henley reserve sign at the front and am starting to feel abit…

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Marlbling
Dec 25, 2017 7:36 am
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liveoz
Dec 24, 2017 3:15 pm
anonymous-
anonymous-
24 December 2017

Village Square Edmondson Park Stage 17, 18, & 19

Village Square Edmondson Park Stage 17, 18, & 19
NSW
1, 2

It has been a little while since I last posted a drone video - it's all been quite busy recently. I've uploaded one taken today and just in time for Christmas! Take a…

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anonymous-
Dec 24, 2017 2:38 pm
sparrowsnest
sparrowsnest
24 December 2017

Our Better Built Homes Journey

Our Better Built Homes Journey
NSW
1 ... 5, 6, 7

Thank you for replying. That’s actually the colour I have chosen but I’m really second guessing. It’s great to see it in a real kitchen. Building our first…

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sparrowsnest
Dec 24, 2017 12:56 am
FahadAshraf
FahadAshraf
23 December 2017

Building with Ausbuild- Enclave Gumdale - SE QLD

Building with Ausbuild- Enclave Gumdale - SE QLD
VIC
1, 2, 3, 4

I am just wondering if you could advise what was the expected date of completion given to you by Ausbuild? I am on the cabinetry installation stage and I am just trying…

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FahadAshraf
Dec 23, 2017 9:04 pm
just_a_draftee
just_a_draftee
23 December 2017

HBC build - Lakelands

HBC build - Lakelands
WA

I did my tile selection at Crosby and they were great, picked whatever we want and just paid the extras for anything non-standard. Are you sure it wasn't the builder…

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just_a_draftee
Dec 23, 2017 8:07 pm
just_a_draftee
WifeofHunza
WifeofHunza
22 December 2017

Classic style weatherboard Melb - back landscaping stage 1

Classic style weatherboard Melb - back landscaping stage 1
VIC
1 ... 41, 42, 43

You have made a lot of progress and it is coming along nicely. Glad to see they covered your lovely driveway in something before bringing in the digger, that would have…

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WifeofHunza
Dec 22, 2017 1:24 pm
WifeofHunza
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 21, 2017 11:59 pm
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 1:19 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 9:06 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 6:50 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 7:48 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 2:44 pm
ANSA Homes

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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