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Who to call post build to inspect problems

Who to call post build to inspect problems
NSW

Hi We completed construction almost 2 years ago but have had problems with one bathroom since day one. Water leaking, mould, tile growth etc...Lots of back and forth with…

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Rocchet
Jul 22, 2019 10:47 am

KDR with Rawson Homes - The Edge 39 - HANDOVER 26/9/16

KDR with Rawson Homes - The Edge 39 - HANDOVER 26/9/16
NSW
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Massive job. The boys took nearly a day to do it. Even if I had provisioned it, the cost would have worked out the same getting the fittings connected.

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SteveMc
Jul 22, 2019 10:41 am
SteveMc

Building with Wisdom Homes

Building with Wisdom Homes
NSW
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our SS had phone call with us every friday, it's really depends on different people

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melindaz
Jul 21, 2019 11:40 pm
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MrSingh
Jul 21, 2019 3:50 pm

Things you forget - summary page 32

Things you forget - summary page 32
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No fixed windows in the bedroom. Water point + gas point + electric point in alfresco for have small outdoor kitchen cooking

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brightstarshine
Jul 20, 2019 8:34 pm
brightstarshine

We recently put our rmax boards on the upper floor with battens - had to make sure that the battens were laser installed to ensure that they were dead straight. Next steps…

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gablesrocks
Jul 20, 2019 7:03 pm
ad0303
ad0303
20 July

Clarendon Boston 35

Clarendon Boston 35
NSW

Hi All, I am building Boston 35 with Clarendon and wanted to share ideas and learnings with folks having exp. with Clarend on. My Journey so far: 17/06/19 - $1000…

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ad0303
Jul 20, 2019 4:25 pm
cat_dunc
cat_dunc
20 July

Our Acacia Home

Our Acacia Home
NSW
1 ... 47, 48, 49

Hey Shaz, have you seen this thread - ? That's the page their landscaping starts. They had a professional do it - which is something we all dream of. Haha.

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cat_dunc
Jul 20, 2019 8:47 am
cat_dunc
Salfield
Salfield
20 July

KDR - Rawson Chifley 42 mark ii in Newcastle.

KDR - Rawson Chifley 42 mark ii in Newcastle.
NSW
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Yep it’s above the unrendered part we spoke about before. It’s supposed to look the same as the stairs. God only knows why it’s like it is. We never saw drawings of…

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Salfield
Jul 20, 2019 6:35 am

14th July 2019 - Alfresco roof files & gutter done (slow…

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JiMb00
Jul 19, 2019 6:49 pm
JiMb00
3lilpigs
3lilpigs
18 July

Sydney Demolition Companies - Any Recommendations?

Sydney Demolition Companies - Any Recommendations?
NSW
1, 2

Just got our place demolished by Ralph Demolition in Sydney $18000, demolition application, tree removal, abolishment of electricity and all certificates included. Very…

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3lilpigs
Jul 18, 2019 1:17 pm
rkoncept
rkoncept
18 July

Duplex build questions

Duplex build questions
NSW

Hi Sydneysider The square meterage rate you are seeking for largely depend on the complexity of site. The same build on a flat land vs sloped land can vary that sqm rate…

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rkoncept
Jul 18, 2019 10:26 am
rkoncept
rkoncept
18 July

What size double storey will fit my land?

What size double storey will fit my land?
NSW

Hi Vengeance In short, the max size is 250sqm and correct they will need to fall within the setback parameters if you were to go CDC. However there are many other factors…

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rkoncept
Jul 18, 2019 9:30 am
GLO
GLO
18 July

Building at Bardia - New Breeze

Building at Bardia - New Breeze
NSW
1 ... 54, 55, 56

Good morning, Has anyone got more than 2 or more Purple Recycled Water taps on their property? Im expecting at least 2, but only have one at the moment.

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GLO
Jul 18, 2019 8:34 am
chshunter
chshunter
17 July

McDonald Jones Saxonvale 40

McDonald Jones Saxonvale 40
NSW

Hi, We have been trought quite a few differnt double story houses and fell in love with the Saxonvale 40 at Wanervale. I have been reading a few different forums on the…

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chshunter
Jul 17, 2019 1:18 pm

Last and final indoor project Circa 2019. DIY Partners - Hubby - built the shelves, table and cabinet Ikea - shelves, table and cabinet eBay - 5m cat6 flat cables and…

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CalvinHobbes
Jul 17, 2019 2:10 am
CalvinHobbes
hoale
hoale
16 July

Building with Kurmond Homes

Building with Kurmond Homes
NSW
1 ... 91, 92, 93

Hi Mary, How have you been traveling with Kurmond Homes so far? Did you pay any price increase? We just got told to have price increase from 1/7/19 which was just a couple…

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hoale
Jul 16, 2019 9:16 pm
SDS1
SDS1
15 July

Building with Hall & Hart Homes

Building with Hall & Hart Homes
NSW
1 ... 32, 33, 34

Hi kjane Thank you! Will happily accept advise on the one to avoid 😊

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SDS1
Jul 15, 2019 8:30 pm
Norfolk
Norfolk
15 July

Building Metricon Vantage 38

Building Metricon Vantage 38
NSW

There is another guy on this forum called Nomnom. He built in our area with Metricon. Suggest you have a look at his posts too. Ask your Metricon salesperson to explain…

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Norfolk
Jul 15, 2019 8:12 am
Salfield
Salfield
15 July

Rawson Homes - General Thread

Rawson Homes - General Thread
NSW
1 ... 35, 36, 37

Interim just allows you to live in the home whilst you still might have some minor things to do such as a driveway. I have read that interim OC are finishing on the 1st…

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Salfield
Jul 15, 2019 12:24 am
JLL3
JLL3
14 July

McDonald Jones Homes - The new thread

McDonald Jones Homes - The new thread
NSW
1 ... 719, 720, 721

Has anybody just got the standard Actron AC and added an additional zone without upgrading to ESP?

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JLL3
Jul 14, 2019 8:29 pm
Renman
Renman
14 July

Dream Metricon Glendale 38 (Sydney)!

Dream Metricon Glendale 38 (Sydney)!
NSW
1 ... 275, 276, 277

We had the same issue with grout. In the bathrooms we had dark grout and a build up of poster dust couldn’t be removed. We had epoxy colour put over the top. I was told…

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Renman
Jul 14, 2019 1:53 pm
Renman
Salfield
Salfield
14 July

Rawson Edge 39 MKI - Lake Macquarie

Rawson Edge 39 MKI - Lake Macquarie
NSW
1 ... 8, 9, 10

g'day guys. just sent you another PM

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Salfield
Jul 14, 2019 12:04 am

So following my posts a few days ago, I found a structural engineer who specialises in AAC panels. Anyway he came and inspected my flooring and confirmed my suspicions…

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SejaeD
Jul 12, 2019 6:14 pm

Who else is building with Eden Brae?

Who else is building with Eden Brae?
NSW
1 ... 767, 768, 769

Anyone know EBH run neural wire along with every switch box?

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InvincibleInDN
Jul 12, 2019 1:47 pm
InvincibleInDN
GLO
GLO
12 July

Interim Occupational Certificate change coming

Interim Occupational Certificate change coming
NSW

That’s the part I’m worried about. It’s supposed to kick in on Sept 1. But imagine if everyone on here has to now complete their full house including driveway…

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GLO
Jul 12, 2019 8:21 am

Hi fellow builders, we are building the Harrington by Rawson and I'm keen to see if anyone out there is building the same. I'd love to see what people think of the design,…

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Harrington Terrrace
Jul 10, 2019 11:33 pm
Harrington Terrrace
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InvincibleInDN
Jul 10, 2019 9:33 am
InvincibleInDN
Verymich
Verymich
9 July

The McDonald Jones TULLOCH 31 - North Kellyville

The McDonald Jones TULLOCH 31 - North Kellyville
NSW

Hi, I am new to this forum and was looking for someone building tulloch 31 one. I have paid the initial deposit and waiting for the consolidated tender. Can you please…

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Verymich
Jul 09, 2019 7:05 pm
Bubs
Bubs
9 July

Who is building with Beechwood

Who is building with Beechwood
NSW
1 ... 785, 786, 787

Frame going up this week. Anyone on here think we are a chance finishing by Xmas?

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Bubs
Jul 09, 2019 2:39 pm
seechange
seechange
9 July

Taubmans Cotton Sheets or Bassinet?

Taubmans Cotton Sheets or Bassinet?
NSW

Hi All Driving myself crazy with colour selections. does anyone have pictures of Taubmans cotton sheets on their walls?

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seechange
Jul 09, 2019 12:44 pm
Nick2019
Nick2019
8 July

Champion Homes

Champion Homes
NSW

I am going to build with Champion Homes. Just pass the negotiation stage where I need to add more than 10K for additional deepened edge beam & steps…

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Nick2019
Jul 08, 2019 1:04 pm
fishguy01
fishguy01
8 July

Signature on Edmund - Riverstone

Signature on Edmund - Riverstone
NSW

Hi - any updates / status on this project?

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fishguy01
Jul 08, 2019 12:07 pm

Reward Homes - Afford Assist Scheme

Reward Homes - Afford Assist Scheme
NSW

Hello, has anyone had any experience in building with reward homes before? Or using the afford assist scheme?

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annette.bernard
Jul 07, 2019 10:34 am
seechange
seechange
6 July

Colour questions?

Colour questions?
NSW
1 ... 9, 10, 11

Hi Michelle Would love your ideas with a colour issue We originally wanted white windows but our council has veto’d. We have agreed on surfmist which I am fine with on…

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seechange
Jul 06, 2019 9:21 pm

How often do you visit your site?

How often do you visit your site?
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I checked my site not long ago and i realized that these guys were slowing their work to make me pay more so i started going to the site atleast 3 times a week…

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brightstarshine
Jul 05, 2019 4:45 pm
brightstarshine
Melos
Melos
4 July

Driveway

Driveway
NSW

Does anyone have a driveway installer or a paver they would recommend in Sydney. Thanks

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Melos
Jul 04, 2019 10:03 pm
chippy
chippy
4 July

Fire alarm by Clarendon Homes

Fire alarm by Clarendon Homes
NSW

The three little metal prongs just above the battery push up into the base when you close it. All the wiring is behind. As others have mentioned the chirping noise is to…

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chippy
Jul 04, 2019 9:08 am
chippy
MichelleK
MichelleK
3 July

Domaine homes by clerondon

Domaine homes by clerondon
NSW
1, 2, 3, 4, 5

Glad to help. If your land is flat and rock free you should be fine. Good luck.

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MichelleK
Jul 03, 2019 4:51 pm
Special_K
Special_K
3 July

Building with Metricon

Building with Metricon
NSW
1 ... 422, 423, 424

Has anyone here got PTF french oak floors? I find mine are super soft. If you have experienced the same, let us know if you've found a solution ?

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Special_K
Jul 03, 2019 3:44 pm
Melos
Melos
2 July

Interim occupational certificate

Interim occupational certificate
NSW

It’s full of water but not the type you want to swim in. We’ve moved in and we are currently getting quotes for some hard landscaping that needs to be done before the…

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Melos
Jul 02, 2019 9:11 pm
kjane
kjane
1 July

Bathrooms... number and location

Bathrooms... number and location
NSW

I'd strongly advise trying to future proof your home and put a full bathroom (including shower) on the ground floor. Something as simple as a broken or sprained ankle and…

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kjane
Jul 01, 2019 1:40 pm
ymiao4398
ymiao4398
28 June

KDR - Allcastle Homes Grandworth 45 MK2

KDR - Allcastle Homes Grandworth 45 MK2
NSW
1 ... 14, 15, 16

my landscaper. got them to do everything, fence retaining wall driveway, grass. paths all up 50k

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ymiao4398
Jun 28, 2019 11:41 am
becks81
becks81
27 June

Building with Wisdom Homes

Building with Wisdom Homes
NSW

So excited for you!! Good luck with handover. Out of interest, where should the windows sit? The windows that were lowered (were they meant to be at floor level or…

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becks81
Jun 27, 2019 11:17 pm
tea82au
tea82au
26 June

BL- Coral - Grange 26 - Week 21 - its like a lottery

BL- Coral - Grange 26 - Week 21 - its like a lottery
NSW
1 ... 24, 25, 26

Hi i have picked similar tiles any chance you dont mind posting your room completed? Thank you Room with spatial triangle please

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tea82au
Jun 26, 2019 4:38 pm
Forg
Forg
26 June

Double Garage in North Kellyville, NSW

Double Garage in North Kellyville, NSW
NSW

Council regulations are guidelines, and open to interpretation by council members themselves … when you ask for approval via the standard council Development Application…

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Forg
Jun 26, 2019 1:48 pm

Engineer needed to approve retaining wall NSW North Shore

Engineer needed to approve retaining wall NSW North Shore
NSW

Hi Cookieng Check with your local Council Generally You don't require engineering drawings for low retaining walls? hth

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StructuralBIMGuy
Jun 23, 2019 7:28 am
StructuralBIMGuy
Wheninrome
Wheninrome
22 June

Anyone has built/building with masters realty group (MRG) ?

Anyone has built/building with masters realty group (MRG) ?
NSW

Hi, Did you end up building with masters realty group? I’ve been looking at their packages as well but can’t find anything much about them Thanks

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Wheninrome
Jun 22, 2019 7:30 am

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