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Well, after 4 amazing years in our beautiful coral home, we decided to sell up so we can move to "acreage". We did a lot to the outside and mostly finished styling inside.…

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teganandjosh
Jan 24, 2021 7:15 pm
teganandjosh
brett k
brett k
24 January

OPINIONS WANTED - DIXON HOMES???

OPINIONS WANTED - DIXON HOMES???
QLD

Bonnie I hope you have signed up to your contract already as I was also looking at Dixon homes. I had started looking prior too the govt cashback…

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brett k
Jan 24, 2021 5:17 pm
Rmando
Rmando
20 January

Home grant and contract price

Home grant and contract price
QLD

Hey arunkumar I know it's been 2 years but can I ask how did you go with that? did you have to include Driveway, fencing etc into your contract to get the grant, assuming…

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Rmando
Jan 20, 2021 4:39 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
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
BanjoDan
BanjoDan
30 December 2020

Austral red brick inspiration

Austral red brick inspiration
QLD

Haven’t built yet so can’t help with pics but we decided to go Austral Access Ruby with Pale Eucalypt roof. We are building in outskirts of Melbourne. Quite a few…

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BanjoDan
Dec 30, 2020 12:20 pm
stonesthrow
stonesthrow
29 December 2020

Raising ceiling height in kitchen dining livingroom advice

Raising ceiling height in kitchen dining livingroom advice
QLD

Ceiling height variety can help create different feels for a house. E.g. lower celings for more intimate spaces (bedrooms, reading rooms) and higher for formal spaces…

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stonesthrow
Dec 29, 2020 9:50 am
Mushave
Mushave
28 December 2020

Manhattan 23 - Coral Homes (Week 18: Flooring, Carpet....)

Manhattan 23 - Coral Homes (Week 18: Flooring, Carpet....)
QLD
1 ... 18, 19, 20

Very nice style I see here! I got from your photos a lot of great ideas for renovating my house! I like the combination of between colors you used for your furniture!…

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Mushave
Dec 28, 2020 2:30 am
Rhetti
Rhetti
27 December 2020

Clarendon Fairmont 35, hamptons facade

Clarendon Fairmont 35, hamptons facade
QLD
1 ... 4, 5, 6

Clarendon do promos all the time so there will be something come up. Call Trevor at the Pallara estate and he will let you know what's coming. Good luck with the build…

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Rhetti
Dec 27, 2020 10:14 pm
Rhetti
harrydesai
harrydesai
15 December 2020

West facing corner block . Please advise

West facing corner block . Please advise
QLD

I’m building with Coral too 😃. Thank you 🙏🏻

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harrydesai
Dec 15, 2020 12:17 pm
Phteven
Phteven
9 December 2020

HIA Subject to Finance Clause - Builder Will Not Change

HIA Subject to Finance Clause - Builder Will Not Change
QLD
1, 2

Can anyone let me know the resolution of this? We have entered into the exact same contract with Burbank but unlike OP we didn't realise the clause and have signed…

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Phteven
Dec 09, 2020 9:17 am
Ardo
Ardo
5 December 2020

HELP with cladding finishes

HELP with cladding finishes
QLD

You need an account but it is free.

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Ardo
Dec 05, 2020 10:10 am
alymei
alymei
4 December 2020

Planning next Acerage Build - design review

Planning next Acerage Build - design review
QLD

No, a little further west

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alymei
Dec 04, 2020 11:42 am
Letmein87
Letmein87
2 December 2020

Casuarina 229 - G.J. Gardner

Casuarina 229 - G.J. Gardner
QLD

Hi we are building the same house my only concern is the 1020mm hallway into the kitchen/dining area do you have pictures of it ???

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Letmein87
Dec 02, 2020 8:33 pm
NathanPS
NathanPS
30 November 2020

Visible Plasterboard Joins after paint

Visible Plasterboard Joins after paint
QLD
1, 2

Thanks for this mate. I might look to go down this route :) glad it’s worked out for you!

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NathanPS
Nov 30, 2020 12:25 am
alexp79
alexp79
26 November 2020

Questions about retaining walls

Questions about retaining walls
QLD

Either you pay for cut and fill or you invest into retaining walls throughout and deal with tons of staircases in your house... If you can achieve prominent house position…

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alexp79
Nov 26, 2020 6:09 pm
Melchich
Melchich
25 November 2020

Single or Double story on battle axe block??

Single or Double story on battle axe block??
QLD
1, 2

Hi Su sandy, I came across your thread as I’m looking at doing a knockdown rebuild On a similar sub division as yours but I’m the front one. Keen to see what…

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Melchich
Nov 25, 2020 11:39 pm
Rhetti
Rhetti
25 November 2020

Harrington - AusBuild

Harrington - AusBuild
QLD

I like it. Looking forward to seeing the exterior paint and balustrade in.

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Rhetti
Nov 25, 2020 2:04 pm
Rhetti
kishore
kishore
20 November 2020

My new home in Capestone Mango Hill with Clarendon Wentworth

My new home in Capestone Mango Hill with Clarendon Wentworth
QLD
1, 2, 3

Cabinetry is included which is very basic polytec. They won't tell you what is that basic vs bit nice ones. Go to Beaumont tiles in Strathpine and ask them the clarendon…

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kishore
Nov 20, 2020 10:10 pm

blacktea2sugars I've been a bit slow with pictures. It's been a whirlwind with moving in and organising driveway/landscaping/etc/etc... somehow all our furniture shrunk in…

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r_13
Nov 20, 2020 8:03 am
r_13
Preetdhaliwal
Preetdhaliwal
16 November 2020

Who's building in Capestone, Mango Hill ?

Who's building in Capestone, Mango Hill ?
QLD
1 ... 10, 11, 12

oh that's interesting. Thank you so much for letting me know. I'll do search for that page.

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Preetdhaliwal
Nov 16, 2020 11:22 am
Preetdhaliwal
Preetdhaliwal
16 November 2020

Ausbuild Capestone Mango Hill

Ausbuild Capestone Mango Hill
QLD

That's something new I came to know today that Council can disapprove someone's plan due to Facade not being so fancy. We bought land in Brooks release Capstone.. Just in…

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Preetdhaliwal
Nov 16, 2020 2:43 am
AB123
AB123
15 November 2020

Colour Selections

Colour Selections
QLD

Has anyone used any of the following colours on their home: Roof: Monument or Basalt Cladding: Lexicon Quarter or Surfmist Render: Minton Moon or Endless Dusk Garage:…

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AB123
Nov 15, 2020 11:33 pm
Jess Rose
Jess Rose
9 November 2020

Coral Homes general build thread

Coral Homes general build thread
QLD
1 ... 576, 577, 578

How did you guys go with this? We're also looking to build in lockyer valley with Coral for the first time. Jess

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Jess Rose
Nov 09, 2020 3:00 pm
Remmet200
Remmet200
3 November 2020

Building our first home - A Retreat 305 in D'aguilar with Ha

Building our first home - A Retreat 305 in D'aguilar with Ha
QLD
1, 2, 3, 4, 5

How did you find the colour selection process? Did you feel like the under quoted in any areas? What colour way is your brick if you don’t mind?

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Remmet200
Nov 03, 2020 11:34 pm
Sparkyf
Sparkyf
1 November 2020

KDR Customised Brighton Homes Jamieson

KDR Customised Brighton Homes Jamieson
QLD
1, 2

We might do something like that also, as we have a 1.7M retaining wall along the back at the easement!

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Sparkyf
Nov 01, 2020 8:50 am
Sparkyf
Hussain sahara
Hussain sahara
31 October 2020

How often do you visit your site?

How often do you visit your site?
1 ... 34, 35, 36

Hi Firstbuild20 There is no restrictions on number of workers at the moment. Who is your builder? I think builders are getting too busy now with new customers and work…

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Hussain sahara
Oct 31, 2020 7:12 pm
Hussain sahara
StructuralBIMGuy
StructuralBIMGuy
31 October 2020

Building on a steep slope in Brisbane

Building on a steep slope in Brisbane
QLD

No, Sorry I don't. I would recommend you choose some one locally that uses software as it has all the Architectural, Engineering & Construction (AEC) Modules. My2c…

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StructuralBIMGuy
Oct 31, 2020 11:17 am
StructuralBIMGuy
Muhammad
Muhammad
28 October 2020

Plantation Sahara Q2 in SEQ - Landscaping is slow

Plantation Sahara Q2 in SEQ - Landscaping is slow
QLD
1 ... 4, 5, 6

Hi poohbear, we're also building a Sahara and keen to see some landscaping ideas. Have you got pics of your front and back? (I know this thread is old, but most of the old…

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Muhammad
Oct 28, 2020 9:02 pm
enz32
enz32
24 October 2020

Has anyone built with Ausbuild in QLD?

Has anyone built with Ausbuild in QLD?
QLD

Hello just i know this is a 8 years ago post. But ill try. How was your home now? Thanks a lot

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enz32
Oct 24, 2020 1:08 am
sunjagan
sunjagan
21 October 2020

Stylemaster Homes

Stylemaster Homes
QLD

Hi, How's your construction going with Stylemaster. Please share your experience. We also thinking of building our first home with Stylemaster, Claremont 24 design. Paid…

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sunjagan
Oct 21, 2020 10:20 am
felipe1982
felipe1982
20 October 2020

Install extras with electrician on-site (Brighton Homes)

Install extras with electrician on-site (Brighton Homes)
QLD

We have chosen to build a 2-storey house in QLD with Brighton Homes. I am looking for feedback when making Electrical selections. Does the electrician usually ask the…

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felipe1982
Oct 20, 2020 4:56 pm
felipe1982

More pics from the end of the first week of moving (18/09/2020)

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Harweeeee
Oct 19, 2020 4:54 pm
Harweeeee
StuAndRuth
StuAndRuth
12 October 2020

Retreat 34 by Oracle in Karalee

Retreat 34 by Oracle in Karalee
QLD

Our timeline so far 17 April - first saw house and land package 18 April - met sales staff 19 April - walked through display of Retreat 25 April - discovered we didn’t…

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StuAndRuth
Oct 12, 2020 8:07 pm
Las
Las
6 October 2020

QLD Build with Homecorop Constructions

QLD Build with Homecorop Constructions
QLD

Hi Nevdi, How are you going with Homecorp? Did you go ahead with them?

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Las
Oct 06, 2020 2:31 pm
Becks
Becks
2 October 2020

KDR Metricon Liberty - Hampshire 45 QLD

KDR Metricon Liberty - Hampshire 45 QLD
QLD
1 ... 86, 87, 88

Thanks dulie, we're erring to the way you have it. Also, great call on the insulation, thanks. :-)

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Becks
Oct 02, 2020 12:02 pm

For anyone interested, i have discovered that the front/side besser block retaining wall was never finally approved by council. Construction and design was all approved…

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Family Man
Oct 01, 2020 4:47 pm
StuAndRuth
StuAndRuth
30 September 2020

Oracle Platinum Homes or Coral Homes?

Oracle Platinum Homes or Coral Homes?
QLD

We are about to start our build with oracle, feel free to message me :)

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StuAndRuth
Sep 30, 2020 10:53 pm
cs212
cs212
25 September 2020

Timber Fencing Recommendation - Brisbane Northside

Timber Fencing Recommendation - Brisbane Northside
QLD

Hi, anyone can recommend a good, affordable timber fencing company up Brisbane Northside that can do a job at North Lakes area? We require Good-Neighbour fencing for a…

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cs212
Sep 25, 2020 11:59 am

Fast forward, my house is filled with so many memories and...toys. We went on to a few major DIY such as Vinyl Flooring for the whole house, DIY Composite Timber decking,…

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tngo
Sep 20, 2020 11:50 pm
mayurbvb
mayurbvb
18 September 2020

Help please! First time building with Bold on the Gold Coast

Help please! First time building with Bold on the Gold Coast
QLD

we are building our dream home with Bold Living and close to contract stage now. It took a while from tender to contract stage but to all fairness for bold we made lot of…

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mayurbvb
Sep 18, 2020 9:45 am
annie88
annie88
17 September 2020

When does CCTV cameras get installed

When does CCTV cameras get installed
QLD

Thanks guys. I might do it after handover since I was told I need to have internet connection for the NVR setup.

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annie88
Sep 17, 2020 10:01 pm
HayleyRowe
HayleyRowe
11 September 2020

Newlyweds First Home - Hallmark Homes Coomera QLD

Newlyweds First Home - Hallmark Homes Coomera QLD
QLD
1 ... 27, 28, 29

Loving all your colours We are actually using Salinger for our render And Salinger quarter for our cladding Do u mind if I ask what stain your front door is I love it

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HayleyRowe
Sep 11, 2020 9:38 am
DTR1985
DTR1985
6 September 2020

Madison 35 by Clarendon Homes - Handover!!

Madison 35 by Clarendon Homes - Handover!!
QLD
1 ... 9, 10, 11

Hi. Do you have the modified floorplan you can send me? I am building the madison 35.

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DTR1985
Sep 06, 2020 7:24 pm
Las
Las
2 September 2020

Solar - QLD What should I look out for?

Solar - QLD What should I look out for?
QLD

Thanks for your reply! I will look into these other options as well. :-D

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Las
Sep 02, 2020 2:56 pm
Tijiflox
Tijiflox
1 September 2020

Soil testing

Soil testing
QLD

Hi hira94, did you end up building at Brentwood Forest? I know it is a very old threat but I would be interested to see what kind of soil you got. We are building on the…

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Tijiflox
Sep 01, 2020 2:37 pm
indo26slate
indo26slate
31 August 2020

Help with timber tread stairs

Help with timber tread stairs
QLD

this looks really good. I have chosen durian hardwood for my staircase but I haven't yet selected a timber stain and varnish. What kind of timber stain and varnish did…

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indo26slate
Aug 31, 2020 4:14 pm
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Silveryblue
Aug 18, 2020 1:24 pm
rednoff
rednoff
18 August 2020

Brighton Homes QLD

Brighton Homes QLD
QLD

Hey guys who is the lighting supplier Brighton uses. I’ve got there “Refreshing Real The 2020 Studio Collection” display home book and love the kitchen overhead…

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rednoff
Aug 18, 2020 11:50 am

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