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bvd1
bvd1
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Third time's a charm ( our 3rd build @ Bingara Gorge )

Third time's a charm ( our 3rd build @ Bingara Gorge )
NSW
1, 2, 3

Looks great! We have our electrical appointment coming up and have now idea how much additional cost I am in for. Are you able to share ballpark cost for this electrical…

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bvd1
Jan 20, 2021 11:29 pm

New Living Homes

New Living Homes
NSW
1 ... 42, 43, 44

After 7 months of planning with NLH (first tender was in July 2020) we finally about to get started with our build - building a modified Ivy 5. Things have been slow so…

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Monty85
Jan 20, 2021 9:15 pm

Building with Masterton - Harmony Exclusive

Building with Masterton - Harmony Exclusive
NSW

All you need to do is to identify the correct and complete guidelines from an authentic source that could help you execute your…

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jjburns
Jan 20, 2021 7:19 pm

Building with Wisdom Homes

Building with Wisdom Homes
NSW
1 ... 801, 802, 803

Building a home is easy though but maintaining it is quite difficult that's why we should hire so that they can provide quality and professional works

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jjburns
Jan 20, 2021 6:59 pm
r_13
r_13
14 h

light switch orientation: landscape or portrait?

light switch orientation: landscape or portrait?
NSW

All of ours are horizontal. I never thought about it before, it doesn't really bother me. I'm more annoyed by stupid things I've noticed in our house like a pair of…

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r_13
Jan 20, 2021 9:54 am
r_13
Onram
Onram
19 January

Building at Clydesdale Estate Marsden Park

Building at Clydesdale Estate Marsden Park
NSW
1, 2, 3

Settlement done on 24th Dec. Now waiting on final plans etc.

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Onram
Jan 19, 2021 8:19 am
Phoenix77
Phoenix77
18 January

Metricon - Liberty 38 with Provincial facade - Ryde

Metricon - Liberty 38 with Provincial facade - Ryde
NSW

Hang in there. I reckon with the $25K government grant, they are getting are busy. Are you applying for this grant? If not maybe you need to consider postponing before…

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Phoenix77
Jan 18, 2021 6:49 pm
Tony888
Tony888
18 January

Building at Willowdale

Building at Willowdale
NSW
1 ... 163, 164, 165

Thats reassuring, the delay is making me nervous :)

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Tony888
Jan 18, 2021 5:24 pm
Roy Allantos
Roy Allantos
18 January

Building at Bardia - New Breeze

Building at Bardia - New Breeze
NSW
1 ... 66, 67, 68

I believe the BAL rating is 12.5 for the quarter acre blocks

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Roy Allantos
Jan 18, 2021 5:05 pm
Roy Allantos
MegP
MegP
18 January

Colour questions?

Colour questions?
NSW
1 ... 16, 17, 18

Hi Michelle, Hoping for some guidance. We are renovating and will be cement rendering our home. Gables are going and will be replaced with tiles to match. We are…

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MegP
Jan 18, 2021 12:31 pm
robw17
robw17
17 January

KDR - Rawson Balmoral (Modified) Sydney NSW

KDR - Rawson Balmoral (Modified) Sydney NSW
NSW
1, 2, 3

Hi Emma12, Our brick is called Maddox. It's from The Avenue range by Daniel Robertson (a company owned by Austral). You can see more about it in the brochure here

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robw17
Jan 17, 2021 11:43 pm
done
done
16 January

Trying to decide on a builder

Trying to decide on a builder
NSW

who did you go with?

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done
Jan 16, 2021 9:03 pm
Brett0004
Brett0004
16 January

Power points issues with height in bathrooms

Power points issues with height in bathrooms
NSW

Centre power point can come right down. Zone extends 150mm to each side of sinks with capacity less than 45 litres and 400mm above.

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Brett0004
Jan 16, 2021 8:35 pm
doro
doro
16 January

Found out raised bathroom at completion stage.

Found out raised bathroom at completion stage.
NSW

I wish I knew that before the build. They did not let us choose the materials before the DA approval. They initiated all the flooring plan before internal designing…

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doro
Jan 16, 2021 1:21 pm
kdr2020
kdr2020
16 January

Sydney Demolition Companies - Any Recommendations?

Sydney Demolition Companies - Any Recommendations?
NSW
1, 2

Thanks for sharing such an extensive list of demolition service providers. Saved me a lot of time Googling!

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kdr2020
Jan 16, 2021 10:42 am
sunny_day
sunny_day
15 January

Rawson Seaview 36 - Schofields

Rawson Seaview 36 - Schofields
NSW
1 ... 4, 5, 6

All the best with PCI Vin! Hopefully we are not far behind you, waiting for a PCI date from our SS too. Looking forward to your next update, your house is looking great!

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sunny_day
Jan 15, 2021 9:53 am
sunny_day
Pete_000
Pete_000
14 January

Balustrade

Balustrade
NSW

I would threaten them with dept of fair trading, you would have a good case especially as the images they supplied do not show uneven spacing. I didn't have to go that far…

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Pete_000
Jan 14, 2021 11:43 am
moudzj
moudzj
12 January

Stormwater discharge: easement or drainage system?

Stormwater discharge: easement or drainage system?
NSW

Civil Engineer here, and I live in Beverly Hills (under GRC). GRC allows for charged systems for single dwelling builds, depending on if its possible. The other DA in…

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moudzj
Jan 12, 2021 3:19 pm
mrbiggens
mrbiggens
10 January

Allworth Carlisle Build In Western Sydney

Allworth Carlisle Build In Western Sydney
NSW
1 ... 6, 7, 8

Hi OriginalCollector The prebuild process is a little tedious, but that is the same with most builders. Allworth at the time we’re not very good with assisting with…

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mrbiggens
Jan 10, 2021 7:13 pm
mrbiggens
Sudoko
Sudoko
10 January

Buying land at Tallawong Road Rouse Hill

Buying land at Tallawong Road Rouse Hill
NSW
1, 2, 3

Hi folks, I'm planning to buy a land in Tallawong. Are there any groups/forums to discuss ?

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Sudoko
Jan 10, 2021 3:58 pm
IamSAM
IamSAM
8 January

Things you forget - summary page 32

Things you forget - summary page 32
1 ... 58, 59, 60

You can pulldown a downlight and change setting (no need to go up into the roof)

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IamSAM
Jan 08, 2021 8:44 am
IamSAM
BT1
BT1
7 January

Any one building in Newbrook Estate Near Campbelltown NSW?

Any one building in Newbrook Estate Near Campbelltown NSW?
NSW
1 ... 5, 6, 7

Hi Yonas, How did you go with the HAF checklist, were you able to contact the Department of Social Services about it? We moved to Newbrook and hoping to submit the checklist.

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BT1
Jan 07, 2021 12:07 am
tangle88
tangle88
5 January

Anybody know how much welding service would cost in Sydney?

Anybody know how much welding service would cost in Sydney?
NSW

Need to have a steel staircase welded together, any idea of the ballpark figure would be? Stair case is 18 steps over a 3m ceiling height.

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tangle88
Jan 05, 2021 11:22 pm
ToWuAHome
ToWuAHome
5 January

Better Built Homes

Better Built Homes
NSW
1, 2, 3

Hi Lina, For us, the stormwater line item was still a provisional estimate at tender so wasn’t fixed until contract stage. The stormwater detention system hadn’t…

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ToWuAHome
Jan 05, 2021 6:22 am
Fore20
Fore20
4 January

Home Building Blogs

Home Building Blogs
1 ... 75, 76, 77

we are building the below Haven 30 with Fowler Homes https://haven30.blogspot.com/

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Fore20
Jan 04, 2021 8:22 pm
Fore20

Pics from completed build Aluminium (powder coat Monument) and Blackbutt pergola, with Blackbutt decking and integrated seat - with cubby to the side austral…

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ahoythere
Jan 04, 2021 8:56 am
ahoythere
barnie22
barnie22
2 January

Building with Hall & Hart Homes

Building with Hall & Hart Homes
NSW
1 ... 55, 56, 57

Thanks! Do you recall how long between your Studio You appointment and getting the CDC approval? Cheers

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barnie22
Jan 02, 2021 10:46 am

Otherwise you have this on the outside of your new home... Very nice..! Stewie

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Stewie D
Jan 02, 2021 10:26 am
CD12JD
CD12JD
31 December 2020

Coral Homes DayDream 28 Build

Coral Homes DayDream 28 Build
NSW

ps if you are over in greenbridge east you will more then likely only need an m class slab so there is a bit of a saving there

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CD12JD
Dec 31, 2020 5:17 am
CD12JD
wykdy
wykdy
30 December 2020

Building on a land which slopes towards the house

Building on a land which slopes towards the house
NSW

we were told the house can be built 8 meters away from the street. It would be starting from about 1 feet lower than street level from there.

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wykdy
Dec 30, 2020 11:14 am
Ardo
Ardo
29 December 2020

Is Anyone Building with Integrity New Homes

Is Anyone Building with Integrity New Homes
NSW

Why didn't I find this tread 18 months ago

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Ardo
Dec 29, 2020 7:26 pm
wykdy
wykdy
28 December 2020

Building with Allcastle

Building with Allcastle
NSW

Hi Deeralexx, Thanks so much for reply. Have been away for a while so didn't really check the thread. We ended up with proceeding with another builder as we found a better plan.

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wykdy
Dec 28, 2020 8:46 pm
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bm210192
Dec 28, 2020 4:45 pm
Ozshaz
Ozshaz
27 December 2020

Hamptons inspired architect design with attached granny flat

Hamptons inspired architect design with attached granny flat
NSW
1 ... 11, 12, 13

The Home looks really good and very beautiful. Well done for the great journey and happy to see that you are enjoying the way you wanted :-) Build cant be 100% perfect so…

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Ozshaz
Dec 27, 2020 2:00 pm

We are now at Full brick, Roof and Render and Plumbing rough in now complete! Just in time for the Xmas break

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Fore20
Dec 25, 2020 11:25 am
Fore20
Anky_31
Anky_31
24 December 2020

Custom Builder: MANKO homes and KUBER homes

Custom Builder: MANKO homes and KUBER homes
NSW

Sudars Manko is Crap, and people don't realise they are paying a fortune for a poor quality material. Build it and you will know about it.

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Anky_31
Dec 24, 2020 10:14 am
joshiNJ
joshiNJ
22 December 2020

KDR in Melbourne SE suburbs- Carlisle - Montpellier 51

KDR in Melbourne SE suburbs- Carlisle - Montpellier 51
NSW
1 ... 8, 9, 10

Thank you for your reply HoneyDee, I really appreciate it. It's great to hear that you don't have any complains with you home. We have been contacted by Carlisle and they…

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joshiNJ
Dec 22, 2020 10:08 pm
Sam9
Sam9
22 December 2020

Kaplan homes

Kaplan homes
NSW

I'm looking to build with Kaplan too.. I appreciate their straight forward approach and guarantees Keen to hear any feedback or past experiences from others though..

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Sam9
Dec 22, 2020 6:21 pm
jpatel2206
jpatel2206
22 December 2020

Anyone building or built with Artico Custom Homes?

Anyone building or built with Artico Custom Homes?
NSW

I am hoping to meet with them next year about a build. Are you still considering them?

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jpatel2206
Dec 22, 2020 1:41 pm
Ozshaz
Ozshaz
22 December 2020

G floor Electrical - 2 storey with Champion homes

G floor Electrical - 2 storey with Champion homes
NSW

For double storey it is always recommended to go all your electrical installations through the builder. You don’t have space between the floors to crawl into and do…

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Ozshaz
Dec 22, 2020 5:24 am
kiwiinoz
kiwiinoz
21 December 2020

Info & tips for those building in BAL40 and Flame Zone

Info & tips for those building in BAL40 and Flame Zone
NSW
1, 2

I would suggest you double-check the windows/frames from China meet the Australian Standard before purchasing anything. It would be a shame to import the windows only to…

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kiwiinoz
Dec 21, 2020 9:01 pm
kiwiinoz

Hi everyone. My builder had 2 precast concrete steps in my CDC approved plans which, now that we are about to put in framing, they’ve come back and said will be $1700…

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muaustral
Dec 21, 2020 6:06 pm
gogo65
gogo65
21 December 2020

Having second thoughts on clear glass splashback

Having second thoughts on clear glass splashback
NSW

I had one in my last house and loved it, cook top was in front and it was easy to clean, we didn’t have any issues with privacy though.

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gogo65
Dec 21, 2020 4:46 pm
gogo65
kiwiinoz
kiwiinoz
20 December 2020

Provincial Homes

Provincial Homes
NSW
1 ... 31, 32, 33

We are also in the process of finalising to build with them. So far they have been excellent and were able to accommodate all the changes we wanted from their base…

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kiwiinoz
Dec 20, 2020 10:15 pm
kiwiinoz
Anjo
Anjo
18 December 2020

Firstyle Home - Marsden Park

Firstyle Home - Marsden Park
NSW
1, 2, 3

Just an update on my part, I've cancelled my contract with Firstyle Homes. Everything was a bit too much for us dealing with contracts and trying to get all the…

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Anjo
Dec 18, 2020 1:39 pm
thehuntbegins
thehuntbegins
16 December 2020

Modern/Contemporary Facade two storey house

Modern/Contemporary Facade two storey house
NSW

Share some modern/contemporary facade two storey house for inspiration.

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thehuntbegins
Dec 16, 2020 9:50 pm
Momomomo
Momomomo
15 December 2020

Building with Kurmond Homes

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

Hi there! We are house building novices and have just bought an old house for knock down and rebuild in St George region, Sydney's South. We have pretty much made the…

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Momomomo
Dec 15, 2020 2:55 pm
akp06
akp06
14 December 2020

Signature on Edmund - Riverstone

Signature on Edmund - Riverstone
NSW

I have gone and checked Signature projects in Riverstone or The ponds which they claim but no where to be found. 5 years old projects are not yet started. I have stopped…

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akp06
Dec 14, 2020 10:18 pm
swarman
swarman
11 December 2020

Newpark Estate, Marsden Park

Newpark Estate, Marsden Park
NSW
1 ... 4, 5, 6

Hello all! We are looking to buy in Newpark - the Cape I think... I was wondering how everyone is finding Newpark? Any problems you have encountered that you weren't…

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swarman
Dec 11, 2020 5:57 pm
CD12JD
CD12JD
9 December 2020

McDonald Jones Homes - The new thread

McDonald Jones Homes - The new thread
NSW
1 ... 721, 722, 723

Anyone else here particularly under the south coast oak flats office experiencing long and extensive delays I have been patiently waiting for news and development…

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CD12JD
Dec 09, 2020 6:42 pm
CD12JD

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