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KDR + Building Urban Edge Andu 43

KDR + Building Urban Edge Andu 43
QLD
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I really appreciate this wonderful post, Thank you.

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Albertlee
Feb 19, 2019 9:28 pm
Clean
Clean
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Beaumont Tiles Pricing

Beaumont Tiles Pricing
QLD

I just want to update on tiling journey. Discounts that BmT say would not impact pricing when you bargain. I got a discount of around 45%. May be it depends on the quantity.

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Clean
Feb 19, 2019 8:07 pm

Coral Homes general build thread

Coral Homes general build thread
QLD
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We had a stool actually fall on one it really cracked like it was hollow underneath tbh I’ll just get fair trading out for an inspection if they say no then that all…

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Ryan2007
Feb 19, 2019 7:36 pm
Ryan2007

Things you forget - summary page 32

Things you forget - summary page 32
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Just an update that the request to move the wall has been declined. I was told that no structural change in the production. Anyway, I should be happy for what it is now.…

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Melbournevic
Feb 19, 2019 1:00 pm
MrsAJ
MrsAJ
Yesterday

Manhattan 21 heavily modified - Coral Homes Sunshine Coast

Manhattan 21 heavily modified - Coral Homes Sunshine Coast
QLD
1, 2, 3

Thank you for the advice. I will surely make a note and tell them about it. Yes we are using steel frames. If we ask the supervisor to add extra noggings will he do it??

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MrsAJ
Feb 19, 2019 9:22 am

Painting is now in full swing, was on site this afternoon to check out and discuss a few things. Final fit out is happening next week with a PCI around the 5th March,…

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GarethB
Feb 18, 2019 8:54 pm
GarethB
blackcat20
blackcat20
18 February

G.J Gardner build - Week 20 - Fitoff

G.J Gardner build - Week 20 - Fitoff
QLD
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We managed to bust our garage door a mere 3 weeks after we moved in, so I feel your pain.

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blackcat20
Feb 18, 2019 3:43 pm
blackcat20
javonanka
javonanka
18 February

About to sign contract - Seeking feedback on plans/layout

About to sign contract - Seeking feedback on plans/layout
QLD

Hi, Thanks, good ideas. Will have a thinks about the ensuite door, can see a use for some more vanity space. Funny thing about the wip, change already made ;). cheers Johan

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javonanka
Feb 18, 2019 11:52 am
Zebinc
Zebinc
18 February

Coral Homes / Milan 24 / South Brisbane - First build

Coral Homes / Milan 24 / South Brisbane - First build
QLD

Yeah, we are having that argument with them now. it's $1500 to have a 100x100 post or $4600 to have the cornerless. We love the cornerless but can't justify $3000 more…

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Zebinc
Feb 18, 2019 11:24 am

Hi there, I’ve started a blog to share my thoughts and experiences on homedesign, rebuilding and renovation. Homedesignedge.com

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ahoythere
Feb 18, 2019 5:48 am
MrsAJ
MrsAJ
18 February

Madison 35 by Clarendon Homes - framing

Madison 35 by Clarendon Homes - framing
QLD
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We have a slab! We got lucky with the weather and they managed to pour it on Thursday 7 February. They're now running our build in tandem with the one…

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MrsAJ
Feb 18, 2019 3:20 am
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MrsAJ
Feb 17, 2019 6:44 pm

QBCC Licence search

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sweetswisssteel
Feb 17, 2019 4:13 pm
r_13
r_13
16 February

Metricon Merricks 42 Clarion - Melbourne

Metricon Merricks 42 Clarion - Melbourne
QLD
1, 2

Thank for your reply SaveH2O - your questions are on point, and I'm glad to answer: We are indeed planning to have retaining walls, and I had not previously seen the…

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r_13
Feb 16, 2019 9:22 am
r_13

Been playing with the austral visualizer, really happy with how our colours work together. Plans being submited to be certified Monday!!!

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alymei
Feb 16, 2019 8:47 am
brokenstick
brokenstick
11 February

How often do you visit your site?

How often do you visit your site?
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Agree completely, I regularly point out things as I see them. My SS has grumbled a little bit but I have explained to him the benefits to both of us - I would rather point…

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brokenstick
Feb 11, 2019 9:53 am
brokenstick
Mec06
Mec06
10 February

Trinity Lux Q1 - Plantation Homes QLD

Trinity Lux Q1 - Plantation Homes QLD
QLD
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I’ve seen different people be told various amounts from other builders, for us though it was 2.7m

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Mec06
Feb 10, 2019 7:29 pm
Mec06

They've now also started the upper floor frame.

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TiredHalo
Feb 08, 2019 5:29 pm
TiredHalo

Roof on.

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dvkent
Feb 08, 2019 12:57 pm
jlawrie
jlawrie
7 February

Metricon - Savannah 34 build in Brisbane

Metricon - Savannah 34 build in Brisbane
QLD

Wow!!! Thank you so much for sharing these pictures it is nicer to see how the rooms flow and the sizing. Your house looks absolutely amazing. We were tossing up the…

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jlawrie
Feb 07, 2019 9:16 pm
Irish16
Irish16
7 February

Building with Ausbuild at Harrington Estate, Bridgeman Downs

Building with Ausbuild at Harrington Estate, Bridgeman Downs
QLD
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Thank you!!! Davenatjack, tiles are Atlantis Ghiaccio from the National tiles, both floor and walls. Benchtop is Silestone Marengo. Cabinets are Laminex Mushrooms linea.

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Irish16
Feb 07, 2019 11:19 am

We are eager to see pictures of the Austral grey gum bricks- has anyone used these please? Tossing up between the grey gum and blackbutt

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alymei
Feb 06, 2019 4:08 am
Nublette
Nublette
2 February

Redbank Plains Custom Build: Homes by CMA

Redbank Plains Custom Build: Homes by CMA
QLD

Hi Rob, sorry about the delay in replying I've had a helluva January haha. I haven't updated this one in a while but I've been slightly better with my instagram…

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Nublette
Feb 02, 2019 9:11 pm
Nublette
RenuJadhav
RenuJadhav
2 February

Developers soil test versus builders test

Developers soil test versus builders test
QLD

Material testing is very important before starting the construction process. If you have doubt on builders and developers testing report you must take advice from the…

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RenuJadhav
Feb 02, 2019 4:42 pm
Kuma15
Kuma15
1 February

Relaxation of boundary clearance QLD

Relaxation of boundary clearance QLD
QLD

HI Louise, Can you please elaborate a little bit more. I have to go through the same process in getting my front set back reduce from 6m to max I can, not sure if it is…

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Kuma15
Feb 01, 2019 7:49 am
Lisastokoe
Lisastokoe
29 January

New Colorbond Colours

New Colorbond Colours
QLD
1, 2, 3

Hi there, I have the basalt on my garage and guttering but its looking almost a navy blue? Is that normal?? Thanks Lisa

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Lisastokoe
Jan 29, 2019 8:21 pm
iTool
iTool
27 January

Cost to install water meter QUU

Cost to install water meter QUU
QLD

QUU's fees and charges are published here: https://www.urbanutilities.com.au/devel ... nd-charges They charged me ~$2,600 in Brisbane a couple of years ago. The existing…

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iTool
Jan 27, 2019 11:19 am
mrs.jessica
mrs.jessica
27 January

Coral Homes - Modified Grange 29

Coral Homes - Modified Grange 29
QLD
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Your house looks amazing. We are also thinking of oyster bench tops and your pictures were great in showing the different views

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mrs.jessica
Jan 27, 2019 8:38 am

Unfortunately we decided to sell out villa in Greece but we were working on this project from zero. So it was planed carefully, if you need any help or advise you can…

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TheBee2
Jan 24, 2019 2:49 am
chrismjack2
chrismjack2
18 January

Don't build with Nu Trend Homes / Ultra Living Homes

Don't build with Nu Trend Homes / Ultra Living Homes
QLD

I don't recommend building with this company at all. Peter Nastrom ripped us off by over promising and not delivering. As soon as it went pear shaped, his true colours…

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chrismjack2
Jan 18, 2019 12:00 pm
onlyann
onlyann
16 January

Building with CJ Homes

Building with CJ Homes
QLD

The 4 hours colour consultation took place this week. We had a vague idea of what we wanted and the consultant has been very helpful. We also discussed some minor…

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onlyann
Jan 16, 2019 10:32 pm
pandibabi
pandibabi
16 January

G Development in Bris - Form 21 04/12 awaiting handover

G Development in Bris - Form 21 04/12 awaiting handover
QLD
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Yes! it was stressful and painful - we did flooring, paid removalists to move furniture and clean the old property. Due to the xmas shut down, I had to wait for my…

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pandibabi
Jan 16, 2019 5:39 pm
pandibabi

The above photos are 4 houses being built on an undulating block using screw piles and XL-Floor as the subfloor system. XL-Floor has an R value of R2.6 Winter ad…

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John Pierpoint
Jan 16, 2019 1:47 pm
BuLe
BuLe
13 January

Gas bottle prices - Brisbane. How much do you pay?

Gas bottle prices - Brisbane. How much do you pay?
QLD
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Great info, thanks for the research and for sharing

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BuLe
Jan 13, 2019 8:38 am
BuLe
alexp79
alexp79
11 January

Building a new home with Rammed Earth - Experiences

Building a new home with Rammed Earth - Experiences
QLD

I guess this one will be helpful: http://www.yourhome.gov.au/materials/rammed-earth The main problems: 1) looks. Certainly not for everyone. 2) high thermal mass but…

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alexp79
Jan 11, 2019 2:51 am
KatrinaH
KatrinaH
6 January

Stellabella's second build...Final floor plan, contract!

Stellabella's second build...Final floor plan, contract!
QLD
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Did your house get completed Stellabella? Or did you get caught up in the mess?

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KatrinaH
Jan 06, 2019 9:31 pm

Now at lock-up stage (as at 20 Dec 2018 )

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BuLe
Jan 02, 2019 9:51 am
BuLe
Green Dream
Green Dream
1 January

Building a new home with DC Living - QLD

Building a new home with DC Living - QLD
QLD

Hi, just wondering how your build experience was?

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Green Dream
Jan 01, 2019 10:19 am
Green Dream
Green Dream
1 January

DC Builders Experiences

DC Builders Experiences
QLD

Did you end up going with DC?

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Green Dream
Jan 01, 2019 10:17 am
mpricecs
mpricecs
29 December 2018

Coral Homes – Grange 29 (St Kilda façade) HB/QLD

Coral Homes – Grange 29 (St Kilda façade) HB/QLD
QLD
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Footing, block work and steps $12k. Render $4.5k. Tiling/tiles $3.5k.

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mpricecs
Dec 29, 2018 3:05 pm
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24 December 2018

Escape Homes and Developments

Escape Homes and Developments
QLD

Escape Homes & Developments Coomera, have been building 4 town houses for me and they poured the concrete driveway without the gas mains being installed, and that's not…

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Dec 24, 2018 5:52 pm
Musashi2000
Musashi2000
13 December 2018

Breezeway House (was: New build.....starting at last!)

Breezeway House (was: New build.....starting at last!)
QLD
1, 2

Thanks for your extensive response, really appreciate it, we will be contacting Breezeway for sure! Hope you are enjoying your home. Cheers, K&D

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Musashi2000
Dec 13, 2018 8:51 am
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Nancymerimba
Nov 27, 2018 12:23 am
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WowBingo
Nov 22, 2018 12:50 pm
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building bug
Nov 22, 2018 8:55 am
building bug
Jodla
Jodla
21 November 2018

Is anyone building with PERRY HOMES in QLD or Northern NSW??

Is anyone building with PERRY HOMES in QLD or Northern NSW??
QLD
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My questions about perry homes are: does anyone know if this company build on a square meterage rate? If so what is it? Did anyone receive tenders with a certain price…

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Jodla
Nov 21, 2018 12:00 am
AlCaLuJo2
AlCaLuJo2
20 November 2018

Harrington - AusBuild

Harrington - AusBuild
QLD

Kitchen will be all black - tap ware also. Cant wait to see the finished product. Second pour is for the alfresco as we are getting it decked (needed to be separate from…

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AlCaLuJo2
Nov 20, 2018 10:05 am
cory
cory
19 November 2018

SETTLING IN - Valeco - Polished Concrete + Monochrome

SETTLING IN - Valeco - Polished Concrete + Monochrome
QLD
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Are u happy with the polished concrete floor? High maintenance? We just paid a deposit with Valeco and an thinking abt polished concrete.

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cory
Nov 19, 2018 12:28 pm

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