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Suspended concrete slab alternatives - AlphaFloor

Suspended concrete slab alternatives - AlphaFloor
NSW

How is the acoustics like? Any noticeable "bouncing"?

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alexp79
Feb 28, 2024 1:35 pm
OzKh
OzKh
25 February

Wisdom Homes | Momentum Series

Wisdom Homes | Momentum Series
NSW

Hi Everyone, I am exploring builder in NSW and received a very tempting quote from Wisdom home for their momentum series. I just want to know experience of building…

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810
OzKh
Feb 25, 2024 4:03 pm
Sean-O
Sean-O
21 February

Charleston Homes - anyone worked with them?

Charleston Homes - anyone worked with them?
NSW
1, 2, 3, 4, 5

There have been a few questions lately asking about Charleston and working with them. I have also noticed that all of those reviews saying anything…

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Sean-O
Feb 21, 2024 11:28 am
jirskyr
jirskyr
14 February

Building with Wisdom Homes

Building with Wisdom Homes
NSW
1 ... 826, 827, 828

oh by the way, 2023 update - we gave up on the build, forfeited the deposit and sold the house. Costs were no longer feasible once a DA was required with suspended slab -…

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jirskyr
Feb 14, 2024 8:37 pm
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Ashington Homes
Feb 08, 2024 1:26 pm
Ashington Homes
whichbuilder
whichbuilder
8 February

Survey for those who built recently, building now or soon

Survey for those who built recently, building now or soon
NSW

https://form.jotform.com/240284569218058 Please spare a moment to fill out this survey form for a project. You stand a chance to win a digital gift voucher. Legitimate…

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whichbuilder
Feb 08, 2024 3:29 am
cobrossaj
cobrossaj
7 February

Anyone using Bellriver bulder and doing the turnkey projects

Anyone using Bellriver bulder and doing the turnkey projects
NSW

Anyone using Bellriver bulder and doing the turnkey projects

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534
cobrossaj
Feb 07, 2024 10:44 am
niickshushi
niickshushi
5 February

Pool Builders, in and around The Hills Greater Sydney

Pool Builders, in and around The Hills Greater Sydney
NSW

Thanks again Simeon for being so elaborate. Appreciate it. Its gives us a very idea. Kind Regards

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niickshushi
Feb 05, 2024 9:10 pm
Ashington Homes
Ashington Homes
5 February

Provincial style hone external colours

Provincial style hone external colours
NSW

The Dulux colour consultants are awesome. If you show them the photos they should be able to figure it out for you straight away

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Ashington Homes
Feb 05, 2024 3:45 pm
Ashington Homes
obiwon
obiwon
31 January

New build - uneven tiles

New build - uneven tiles
NSW

I hope this help you newhome_24, AS3958.1 is the Ceramic Tile Installation Standard. It specifies the tolerances for the installation of tiles. The tile supplier is…

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obiwon
Jan 31, 2024 12:55 pm
obiwon
obiwon
obiwon
31 January

Things you forget - summary page 32

Things you forget - summary page 32
1 ... 59, 60, 61

Sub boards are handy to have inside if the extra cost works for you. This way you can put an Energex padlock on the main meterbox and just refer to the inside sub…

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obiwon
Jan 31, 2024 12:44 pm
obiwon
obiwon
obiwon
29 January

How often do you visit your site?

How often do you visit your site?
1 ... 35, 36, 37

I would visit weekly at least so you can take pictures, progress pictures. Be sure to take pictures of around the house slab perimeter and in particular if there is water…

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411991
obiwon
Jan 29, 2024 2:21 pm
obiwon
TS_25
TS_25
29 January

Am I the only one who has chosen this brick color

Am I the only one who has chosen this brick color
NSW

Hi Our.surreyhome, We are planning with the stone brick as well. Can you please share your facade design and picture please ? I am totally confused and depressed with…

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TS_25
Jan 29, 2024 12:58 pm
Pav01
Pav01
8 January

Mojo Homes, Enigma 46 - Gables NSW

Mojo Homes, Enigma 46 - Gables NSW
NSW

Hi all, We are considering Enigma 46 from Mojo Homes in Gables, NSW. Has anyone built with Mojo and any pointers and feedback. Also, if anyone has built similar design…

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Pav01
Jan 08, 2024 10:15 am
eguan88
eguan88
4 January

Who else is building with Eden Brae?

Who else is building with Eden Brae?
NSW
1 ... 776, 777, 778

usually add about extra 60% on top

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eguan88
Jan 04, 2024 10:04 am
eguan88
eguan88
2 January

Building With AllCastle Homes

Building With AllCastle Homes
NSW
1, 2, 3, 4, 5

Hey everyone, Happy new year! Does our CDC from Allcastle cover driveway design? I just went to our local council in regards to drive way, vehicle cross, they ask me…

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eguan88
Jan 02, 2024 8:37 pm
PeterCurtis
PeterCurtis
28 December 2023

Builder for double story house in Tallawong Schofields NSW

Builder for double story house in Tallawong Schofields NSW
NSW

We bought land in Tallawong Schofields NSW size 30m X 12.5m and planning to get double story house build around 350 sqm. We are thinking about having premium inclusions…

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PeterCurtis
Dec 28, 2023 9:37 pm
kiwiinoz
kiwiinoz
17 December 2023

Provincial Homes

Provincial Homes
NSW
1 ... 33, 34, 35

Timeframes were always a challenge, but we built during covid/excessive rainfall so it was to be expected. Having said that, it took much longer for our build to complete…

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kiwiinoz
Dec 17, 2023 7:47 am
kiwiinoz
BuildingandLegal
BuildingandLegal
15 December 2023

New Concrete Slab extended exposure duration

New Concrete Slab extended exposure duration
NSW

yep, clearly mark where the infloor heating pipes are before drilling or nailing

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BuildingandLegal
Dec 15, 2023 9:23 pm
BuildingandLegal
BuildingandLegal
BuildingandLegal
15 December 2023

Getting home built - Is H1 class waffle pod slab ok?

Getting home built - Is H1 class waffle pod slab ok?
NSW

The Soil classification has little to do with piers. The purpose of the classing of the soil is to identify the clay content and the "average expected range of movement…

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BuildingandLegal
Dec 15, 2023 8:39 pm
BuildingandLegal
ChrisTom
ChrisTom
12 December 2023

Duplex Builder recommendations

Duplex Builder recommendations
NSW

Agree! Simon is one of the good honest ones. His opinions are valid and I can see that he treats his client well and updated. I’m pretty sure his last build broke…

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ChrisTom
Dec 12, 2023 11:40 pm
josh12
josh12
5 December 2023

Frustration during Construction Phase

Frustration during Construction Phase
NSW

sorry wrong thread - deleted my post

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josh12
Dec 05, 2023 5:00 pm
Infinite-Justice
Infinite-Justice
28 November 2023

Wisdom Homes - Construction Delays is it worth the hassle?

Wisdom Homes - Construction Delays is it worth the hassle?
NSW

In fairness nobody gave a crap about the ACCC and the gag clauses continued in the pro forma templates of a few other builders after the ACCC took on Wisdom, and more…

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Infinite-Justice
Nov 28, 2023 4:25 pm
vichan
vichan
15 November 2023

Internal brick wall vs plasterboard - cost and acoustic?

Internal brick wall vs plasterboard - cost and acoustic?
NSW

Thank you alexp79 and gommeqld for your advice, that's very helpful, thanks

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vichan
Nov 15, 2023 8:33 am
stonesthrow
stonesthrow
7 November 2023

Kalwanu Constructions - Experiences

Kalwanu Constructions - Experiences
NSW

Did you visit any of their existing builds and speak to some of their current clients beforehand?

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stonesthrow
Nov 07, 2023 1:50 pm
building-expert
building-expert
2 November 2023

Coral Homes-can they shrink plans?

Coral Homes-can they shrink plans?
NSW

Ask the council if there is a chance of getting build over easement exemption. Sometimes easements are unused and 24cm is not all that much. Good luck. And yes any builder…

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building-expert
Nov 02, 2023 9:19 am
building-expert
vin83
vin83
29 October 2023

Building Valiente Two with McDonald Jones in Diamond Beach M

Building Valiente Two with McDonald Jones in Diamond Beach M
NSW

Yes Nika I got my approval back in July 23 however the construction work in real just started. I have been told that there are massive shortage of trades in Mid North…

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vin83
Oct 29, 2023 9:03 am
vin83
rohit.radhakris
rohit.radhakris
16 October 2023

Building Bristol 28 (Front Games room option) Fairview Façad

Building Bristol 28 (Front Games room option) Fairview Façad
NSW

Hello, Will you be able to provide me access for the blog ? Building a bristol 28 and love to see the journey(rohit.radhakris@gmail)

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rohit.radhakris
Oct 16, 2023 12:56 pm
groundzero
groundzero
15 October 2023

Builder want us to scrap the land to soil

Builder want us to scrap the land to soil
NSW

Sounds like rubbish to me. Ask for the contamination report which I doubt they have. If it's part of a normal subdivision it would have had a contamination report done…

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groundzero
Oct 15, 2023 8:30 pm
building-expert
building-expert
9 October 2023

Payment Structure Query in MBA Contract: Seeking Advice

Payment Structure Query in MBA Contract: Seeking Advice
NSW

There is no reason why building contract reconciliation cannot be done prior to handover, if the builder won't do it get someone to do it for you. Why would you pay for…

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building-expert
Oct 09, 2023 8:44 pm
building-expert
AnnaDeeCee
AnnaDeeCee
7 October 2023

Floor plan feedback

Floor plan feedback
NSW

Hi there! Absolutely agree on the wasted space. We have no desire for the master to be that oversized, but it occurred when we increased the depth of the garage. We have…

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AnnaDeeCee
Oct 07, 2023 6:56 am
ponzutwo
ponzutwo
3 October 2023

Final payment for new build in NSW

Final payment for new build in NSW
NSW

regardless, your contract stipulates a payments schedule and SOPA doesn't give provision to that scenario. Your contractual terms appear to stand. Hence get a lawyer, it…

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ponzutwo
Oct 03, 2023 1:22 pm
Falcon81
Falcon81
24 September 2023

Mojo Homes

Mojo Homes
NSW
1 ... 60, 61, 62

Has anyone gone ahead with Mojo and used their in house/preferred Mortgage Broker for finance? Keen to know how this stacks up compared to using mortgage broker that you…

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437801
Falcon81
Sep 24, 2023 8:40 pm
SydneyPSSS
SydneyPSSS
19 September 2023

Builder to finish incomplete build

Builder to finish incomplete build
NSW

Hi, did you get any money from insurance? if you did, does it match what you've already paid the builders?

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SydneyPSSS
Sep 19, 2023 12:45 pm
thehuntbegins
thehuntbegins
15 September 2023

Fowler Homes - disappointment?

Fowler Homes - disappointment?
NSW

Anyone built with Fowler Homes? Feedback? Especially any things concerning or negatives? Have heard some horror…

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thehuntbegins
Sep 15, 2023 6:08 pm
Ashington Homes
Ashington Homes
11 September 2023

Building a Duplex on Sloping Block in a flood planning area

Building a Duplex on Sloping Block in a flood planning area
NSW

Give Jonathan a call. Tell him you know me. He is in my opinion the best surveyor I have ever worked with. His number is 0425 285 622 All the best Simeon

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Ashington Homes
Sep 11, 2023 9:03 am
Ashington Homes
Ashington Homes
Ashington Homes
10 September 2023

rain day calculation

rain day calculation
NSW

Yes you are correct, unless there are outside works which form part of the contract such as landscaping or driveways, and importantly, the work delayed is on the critical…

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Ashington Homes
Sep 10, 2023 10:38 am
Ashington Homes
Pulse
Pulse
7 September 2023

Black Main Entrance Door in North East-Facing House

Black Main Entrance Door in North East-Facing House
NSW

The warning is on the sticker on the door too. Second the aluminium powdercoat

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Pulse
Sep 07, 2023 5:50 pm
dlydom
dlydom
26 August 2023

Simone homes Bankrupt

Simone homes Bankrupt
NSW

Hi Abraham and Vicky, we got the same letter. Officially on Thursday they went into liquidation through ASIC. I have attached the liquidation notice. Following up…

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dlydom
Aug 26, 2023 3:43 pm
Fionaclark
Fionaclark
20 August 2023

Builder suspended works, demanding variations, cost increase

Builder suspended works, demanding variations, cost increase
NSW
1, 2

Fair Trading can issue orders to rectify and complete but once the matter goes to NCAT these orders are automatically vacated. You will have to terminate contract and sue…

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Fionaclark
Aug 20, 2023 11:13 am
Ashington Homes
Ashington Homes
19 August 2023

New home

New home
NSW

Skjm You might want to watch this video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CKx-bsOr2jg If that link doesn't work go to youtube and search for Zac Homes ACA I am really…

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2831
Ashington Homes
Aug 19, 2023 1:17 pm
Ashington Homes
balajmn
balajmn
17 August 2023

Stairs gap

Stairs gap
NSW

Got my stairs designed like this with 250mm Gap marked below. Gap is bec of 2 steps added between two landing area…

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balajmn
Aug 17, 2023 11:29 am
Karar
Karar
17 August 2023

Dealings with NSW Fair Trading and Builders

Dealings with NSW Fair Trading and Builders
NSW

If the issue related to potential major defect NSW fair trading will contact you with in 2 days and then inspector will be allocated to your build to inspect the defect,…

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Karar
Aug 17, 2023 9:32 am
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Ashington Homes
Aug 15, 2023 6:49 pm
Ashington Homes
Althom
Althom
18 July 2023

Facade with Balcony or Sunroom

Facade with Balcony or Sunroom
NSW

Well you won't get cooked by the afternoon sun when sitting out on the balcony on a summers afternoon but you won't have much to look at besides the neighbours…

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Althom
Jul 18, 2023 8:13 pm
Althom
ponzutwo
ponzutwo
18 July 2023

Unusual Delays and Significant Price Increase During Pre-con

Unusual Delays and Significant Price Increase During Pre-con
NSW

Just to makea point about this, an approach that some people have found sucessful in negotiating these rises down, Is to provide some workings to the builder, specifying…

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ponzutwo
Jul 18, 2023 12:12 pm
ponzutwo
ponzutwo
12 July 2023

Prewiring a House for Data, CCTV, and Future-Proofing

Prewiring a House for Data, CCTV, and Future-Proofing
NSW
1, 2

Scientists have used random matrix theory to demonstrate theoretically that the neutrino mass hierarchy can be explained mathematically. When a substance is fragmented…

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ponzutwo
Jul 12, 2023 10:47 am

First time building 2 storey home in NSW. Below Current plan have separate balcony. But thinking to do a multipurpose lounge with balcony (kind of sunroom) in first floor…

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balajmn
Jul 09, 2023 7:06 pm

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