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staceyd
staceyd
6 March 2013

Batter adding exponentionally to site costs?

Batter adding exponentionally to site costs?
VIC

Than ks for the replies. After looking at the slope HomeAngels and delatite13 are on I've emailed chasing a better breakdown of what the costs are for. I'll try to post a…

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staceyd
Mar 06, 2013 1:00 pm
murphywei
murphywei
6 March 2013

Exterior Render - Solver White Cliffs - Example Photos?

Exterior Render - Solver White Cliffs - Example Photos?
SA

I have used whitecliffs as an interior paint and it goes well with Kedron Blue, Elephant and Charcoal. Ceckout solver website interior…

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murphywei
Mar 06, 2013 11:06 am
ring09
ring09
6 March 2013

Our Retreat - New House Build

Our Retreat - New House Build
VIC
1 ... 11, 12, 13

l was just going thru your pics to see that you have such great taste. A lot of our selections are the same or close such as the front door,…

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ring09
Mar 06, 2013 9:55 am
ring09
bashworth
bashworth
6 March 2013

Corner block setback in established area

Corner block setback in established area
NSW

The best thing to do is go and ask the council for your site. They are usually very helfull.

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bashworth
Mar 06, 2013 4:48 am
bashworth
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jamt007
Mar 05, 2013 11:15 pm
ShdowKat
ShdowKat
5 March 2013

Arc Bamboo

Arc Bamboo
WA

Hi, hubby and I have decided to go for Arc bamboo flooring in Champagne colour for the main living areas/kitchen of our new house. Just wondering if anyone else has floors…

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ShdowKat
Mar 05, 2013 8:04 pm
ShdowKat
Homefinder
Homefinder
5 March 2013

Facade rejected by developer

Facade rejected by developer
VIC

Thanks for the information , I checked there are three more from where I can select with no fees but if they all are already used , then I might me on trouble to pay more…

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Homefinder
Mar 05, 2013 4:42 pm
Homefinder
newbuilder1
newbuilder1
5 March 2013

Building our dream home in Adelaide-Decorating :)

Building our dream home in Adelaide-Decorating :)
SA
1 ... 13, 14, 15

hey Keykens, Sorry I know I havent updated for AGES! still around but mainly snooping hehe. All going ok, front yard has been completed and now pretty established. Had…

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newbuilder1
Mar 05, 2013 12:10 pm
hachy
hachy
5 March 2013

Sales Rep

Sales Rep
SA

maybe give your rep a call if then nothing call head office to see if they can do something about it. hubby called our rep to ask about something friday then rep said no…

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hachy
Mar 05, 2013 11:06 am
hachy
Nicci
Nicci
5 March 2013

Kazzbahs Redink Build

Kazzbahs Redink Build

Looking great. I am so jealous about the whole house rendered.

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Nicci
Mar 05, 2013 10:42 am
meowsy
meowsy
5 March 2013

very basic question

very basic question
VIC

ok, thanks everyone. mtz, that is a good point. I have found some agents have encouraged me to sit down with them to go through our needs and put some pricing together,…

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meowsy
Mar 05, 2013 6:27 am
meowsy
Treeseachanger
Treeseachanger
4 March 2013

Recessed Ceiling lights and LEDs for dummies - help me

Recessed Ceiling lights and LEDs for dummies - help me
QLD

There are quite a few discussions in Creative lighting concepts in this forum which should help you. Happy reading :D

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Treeseachanger
Mar 04, 2013 7:58 pm
Dexter
Dexter
4 March 2013

Why did you choose project Builder over smaller builder?

Why did you choose project Builder over smaller builder?
NSW
1, 2, 3

for us it was cost, small boutique builder was awesome and very flexible but prices came in way over. We would have had to compromise on everything. Project builder was…

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Dexter
Mar 04, 2013 5:45 pm
Dexter
Dexter
4 March 2013

Peter Stannard experience out there?

Peter Stannard experience out there?
WA

Hi, I have a thread on this forum just search for Peter Stannard. Haven't updated it much recently but we're starting siteworks in 3-4 weeks so should have more to…

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Dexter
Mar 04, 2013 5:38 pm
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meowsy
Mar 04, 2013 1:12 pm
meowsy
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falimako
Mar 04, 2013 9:38 am
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Zerosignal
Mar 04, 2013 8:42 am
jpc
jpc
4 March 2013

2nd Build - Woodlands Edge, Wallan -

2nd Build - Woodlands Edge, Wallan -
VIC

Congrats on the build. Im building in WE too but stage 1. There is also a WE thread on homeone in the general section not sure if you have found it yet. Good luck with…

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jpc
Mar 04, 2013 6:56 am
lenarufus
lenarufus
3 March 2013

Gutter Guard Recommendations in Perth?

Gutter Guard Recommendations in Perth?
WA

If done during the building stage, the only one that should be considered is the surface adhesion Leaf Safe Guttering system. It fits standard…

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lenarufus
Mar 03, 2013 5:00 pm
Ari
Ari
3 March 2013

I must be an idiot

I must be an idiot
VIC

Signed up 2.5 months ago.... Done absolutely nothing. I haven't even seen a siting plan

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Ari
Mar 03, 2013 12:16 pm
1rocky
1rocky
3 March 2013

anyone building at nuriootpa sa?

anyone building at nuriootpa sa?
SA

sorry not building at nurioopta but many years ago we nearly moved thee from NSW it is a fantastic place we also looked at buying the old bank managers house at…

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1rocky
Mar 03, 2013 9:37 am
rckkrgrd
rckkrgrd
3 March 2013

there is snow on the ground

there is snow on the ground
WA

There is still lots of snow her and it will be about 2 months before I can start actual construction. If you are interested in a Canadian view of things visit.

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rckkrgrd
Mar 03, 2013 5:31 am
b0son
b0son
3 March 2013

Is this settling or a structural fault?

Is this settling or a structural fault?
SA

may be worth removing the loose render and seeing if the cracking is cosmetic (restricted to the render), or structural (in the brickwork underneath). the highly…

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b0son
Mar 02, 2013 11:38 pm
_J_
_J_
2 March 2013

Our build with Carter Grange

Our build with Carter Grange
VIC
1, 2

We are about to start construction, and we have been very happy with our interaction with all CG staff. The contrast with another builder we dealt with couldn't be…

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_J_
Mar 02, 2013 8:29 pm
building-expert
building-expert
2 March 2013

visible ceiling/wall joins

visible ceiling/wall joins
VIC

Thank you Marmalade it's nice to be appreciated.

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building-expert
Mar 02, 2013 8:13 pm
building-expert
building-expert
building-expert
2 March 2013

Building Insurance - Owner Supplied Goods

Building Insurance - Owner Supplied Goods
WA

There is no difference if you supply the items or if the builder gets them elsewhere (provided your building contract allows you to supply the items in question). Once he…

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building-expert
Mar 02, 2013 7:11 pm
building-expert
oneness
oneness
2 March 2013

Building Inspector - Mandurah

Building Inspector - Mandurah
WA

www.aztechinspections.com.au do inspections in mandurah as i have just contacted them. :-)

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oneness
Mar 02, 2013 6:56 pm
bbuilder2012
bbuilder2012
2 March 2013

Dulux Paint Pricing

Dulux Paint Pricing
WA

For me, it depends on how much you're buying. If its one 15 litre tin, that's $45. But if you have to buy 3 or 4 of them then that's alot of money I'd rather have in my…

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bbuilder2012
Mar 02, 2013 11:43 am
jkelleher01
jkelleher01
2 March 2013

Costing annoyance

Costing annoyance
WA

Is this the Builder or the builders office? If it is just the office, would you be confident to install the conduits yourself, or ask the person that is onsite to do it?…

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jkelleher01
Mar 02, 2013 10:15 am
kexkez
kexkez
2 March 2013

Data Help - New Build

Data Help - New Build
WA

1 conduit for activity, living, ( maybe 2), theatre and main bedroom at least. You will also need conduit in where were you plan to have it all ending up. That is where…

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kexkez
Mar 02, 2013 9:30 am
kexkez
freeshia
freeshia
2 March 2013

Budget Quality Homes (QLD Brisbane) company.

Budget Quality Homes (QLD Brisbane) company.
QLD

Hello there, I was checking out the site for Budget Quality homes base in Brisbane. And they send all the materials in 40ft container to your block etc. as we planning to…

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freeshia
Mar 02, 2013 8:35 am
freeshia
SunshineT
SunshineT
2 March 2013

Sabs4 Villina with Contemporary Fascade

Sabs4 Villina with Contemporary Fascade
1 ... 18, 19, 20

Hey Sabs, long time no see!!! Congratulations on the pool and feature they look terrific. You may have seen that we moved in some time ago and are loving it! Still think…

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SunshineT
Mar 02, 2013 7:28 am
SunshineT

Can't work out how to change the heading but it's meant to read FLOOR LAMINATES Hi all We have not that long until we move in and was wondering if anyone knows the best…

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our dream home
Mar 02, 2013 7:14 am
1rocky
1rocky
2 March 2013

Builder to do extras or organise your own to save $$$?

Builder to do extras or organise your own to save $$$?
WA

with the house we are building we were able to go through with the builder thing we would do the tradies would do on site (we would pay the tradies direct) and things to…

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1rocky
Mar 02, 2013 4:53 am
Homefinder
Homefinder
1 March 2013

Anyone building in THE RANGE Croydon

Anyone building in THE RANGE Croydon
VIC

Hi I bought land in the range croydon, is there anyone else building here. Anyone thinking ???

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Homefinder
Mar 01, 2013 6:40 pm
Homefinder
mikemlmichael
mikemlmichael
1 March 2013

Building a new House!! Excited!!

Building a new House!! Excited!!
NSW

Hello: Finally had my tender meeting today. Everything looking great, Just got two questions My rain water tank is $9000, do you always have to pay on top of building…

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mikemlmichael
Mar 01, 2013 6:06 pm
catbrad
catbrad
1 March 2013

Proposed new development DA-1314/2011 40 1 bedroom units

Proposed new development DA-1314/2011 40 1 bedroom units
NSW

Don't forget the stupid proposed recycling plant at George's fair moorebank. We need to fight it!

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catbrad
Mar 01, 2013 11:00 am
catbrad
catbrad
1 March 2013

Bank Valuations

Bank Valuations
NSW
1, 2

I wonder how the bank will value out houses if this stupid proposed recycling plant goes ahead at Georges Fair

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catbrad
Mar 01, 2013 10:58 am
xxkatxx
xxkatxx
1 March 2013

Windowsills???

Windowsills???
WA

My dad made window sills for the last house I bought, was fairly fiddly but cheap and looked good after! Hardest part is the measuring because the sill won't be…

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xxkatxx
Mar 01, 2013 5:24 am
Yakka
Yakka
28 February 2013

Engineering for Retaining Wall

Engineering for Retaining Wall
VIC

Hi all, I need a little advice in regards to getting engineering done for a retaining wall. As part of a new home build I need to build a retaining wall on both sides of…

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Yakka
Feb 28, 2013 9:17 pm
oneness
oneness
28 February 2013

Which Aggregate To Choose (Perth Area)?

Which Aggregate To Choose (Perth Area)?
WA

nikkiMadeley used them previously...see below HI there Congratulations on the new build, looks fab ... if you are looking for an excellent limestone…

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oneness
Feb 28, 2013 7:31 pm
Charnley
Charnley
28 February 2013

Building in the south-west of WA

Building in the south-west of WA
WA

Hi Rubes Welcome to the forum. Provence is a gorgeous estate, unfortunately I cant comment on Content. We are building with a private builder and the only Project…

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Charnley
Feb 28, 2013 5:56 pm
Charnley
1rocky
1rocky
28 February 2013

First time home builders

First time home builders
NSW

yes they do both. ours is a custom design and one of the biggest they have built in town here is their website http://www.adenbrookhomes.com.au/

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1rocky
Feb 28, 2013 5:18 pm
SaveH2O
SaveH2O
28 February 2013

Independent Roof Inspections are a great idea.

Independent Roof Inspections are a great idea.
VIC

For anyone building a home or buying a home I would recommend that a full detailed roof inspection be carried out by a fully independent…

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SaveH2O
Feb 28, 2013 3:34 pm
SaveH2O
travcol
travcol
28 February 2013

Floorboard options - Direct stick or Ply

Floorboard options - Direct stick or Ply
VIC

Thanks Radiuz! We had always thought we'd need to go the ply but with a few of the floorers suggesting direct stick I thought i'd exlore it a bit further before I…

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travcol
Feb 28, 2013 2:55 pm
sugar99
sugar99
28 February 2013

Bricks

Bricks
NSW

Hi, We have just started the whole building process, in the brick selection stage now. We really like the smooth face look from Boral. Have chosen…

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sugar99
Feb 28, 2013 2:40 pm
sunct
sunct
28 February 2013

NEWBIE - NEED HELP!!!

NEWBIE - NEED HELP!!!
VIC

We are going to start buildign with Henley and found them really good so far.

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sunct
Feb 28, 2013 1:19 pm
sandunsa
sandunsa
28 February 2013

Outsourcing external colour/upgrades - Clarendon

Outsourcing external colour/upgrades - Clarendon
NSW

Hi Stacey, Thanks for your response. That sounds great! Just out of curiousity. How much were you charged for rendering? i.e. per sqm We've been qouted $2700 and $3000…

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sandunsa
Feb 28, 2013 12:26 pm


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