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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
Yesterday

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
Blacktea2sugars
Blacktea2sugars
17 October

Metricon Merricks 42 Clarion - Melbourne

Metricon Merricks 42 Clarion - Melbourne
QLD
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Loving that agg! You're making me reconsider ours now. It's very similar but the colours and stone gradients of yours is perfect. Glad this crazy rain didn't damage…

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Blacktea2sugars
Oct 17, 2020 11:21 am
Blacktea2sugars
StuAndRuth
StuAndRuth
12 October

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
jamestan
jamestan
8 October

Show us your facade...

Show us your facade...
1 ... 5, 6, 7

Hi, love the colour choices! May I please know what colour is your garage door?

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jamestan
Oct 08, 2020 11:27 am
Las
Las
6 October

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

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

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

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

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

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

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
bday40
bday40
10 September

My new home in Capestone Mango Hill with Clarendon Wentworth

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

Hi BrissyBloke, Did you end up proceeding with Clarendon and the Wentworth 35?

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bday40
Sep 10, 2020 10:05 am
bestspecials
bestspecials
9 September

West facing corner block . Please advise

West facing corner block . Please advise
QLD

We have a wrap around alfresco (north and west) After we built, a highset was built next door. We get sun into the family room in the morning for about an hour and in the…

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bestspecials
Sep 09, 2020 12:53 pm
bestspecials
DTR1985
DTR1985
6 September

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

Today was handover day. This almost went off the rails since the company forgot to send us the final invoice to pay and they must have cleared payment in hand before the…

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Varsity
Sep 04, 2020 7:00 pm
Las
Las
2 September

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

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

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
Las
Las
24 August

Casuarina 229 - G.J. Gardner

Casuarina 229 - G.J. Gardner
QLD

Hi Krystalkis, We are looking to possibly build with GJ Gardner as well. Something a bit smaller though. If you don't mind me asking, how much did you end up paying for this?

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Las
Aug 24, 2020 1:24 pm
marksman
marksman
22 August

Coral Homes general build thread

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

We selected the Baronese 274 as our new home back in 2009. It suited us beautifully ... dealing with the sales people was great, getting all the paperwork was easy ... all…

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marksman
Aug 22, 2020 12:22 pm
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Silveryblue
Aug 18, 2020 1:24 pm
rednoff
rednoff
18 August

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
Jambo
Jambo
17 August

Things you forget - summary page 32

Things you forget - summary page 32
1 ... 57, 58, 59

provision for ceiling fan?

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Jambo
Aug 17, 2020 3:40 pm
cs212
cs212
16 August

Small gap between brick post and wall.

Small gap between brick post and wall.
QLD

Hi, After amending our house layout.. we’ve totally overlooked that one of the front brick piers will leave 13cm gap between the post and the exterior wall of the front…

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cs212
Aug 16, 2020 2:40 pm
Communer
Communer
14 August

Ausbuild Capestone Mango Hill

Ausbuild Capestone Mango Hill
QLD

I'm not sure. We chose 3-mm Tropic Ashwood, but I don't remember who manufactures it. The Expressions Studio can better answer your questions about that. BTW, I should…

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Communer
Aug 14, 2020 12:28 pm
Communer

How often do you visit your site?

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

Hi Elizabeth we are not allow to visit site for next 6 weeks which is ending on 13 Sep, we are hoping to get the house finish by that time if everything goes ok.

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Hussain sahara
Aug 12, 2020 4:33 pm
Hussain sahara
almiro
almiro
8 August

Concrete Split level Slab costs

Concrete Split level Slab costs
QLD

Every block (i.e. fall/slope) will be different and require different structural piers and beams to support the structure on challenging building platforms. In my…

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almiro
Aug 08, 2020 3:21 pm
yuzeee2
yuzeee2
8 August

West Facing Window

West Facing Window
QLD

hey, i am in a similar situation. Which one would you recommend and from where can I get that?

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yuzeee2
Aug 08, 2020 6:37 am
theRealDeal
theRealDeal
5 August

GJ Gardner - Twin Waters (slightly modified)

GJ Gardner - Twin Waters (slightly modified)
QLD

Which GJ's are you building with? It looks like the plans changed from when we built. From what I can see now, bed 5 (which we have) has been changed to linen which makes…

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theRealDeal
Aug 05, 2020 6:32 pm
SaveH2O
SaveH2O
5 August

Electric meter pipe and water tap pipe too close to each oth

Electric meter pipe and water tap pipe too close to each oth
QLD

A sparkie might have a stronger view. Try posting the same Q in the Whirlpool Forums Home lounge, there are lots of sparkies on there. To uplload a photo on WP, you need…

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SaveH2O
Aug 05, 2020 8:09 am
SaveH2O
NathanPS
NathanPS
1 August

Light switch placement middle of room

Light switch placement middle of room
QLD

Did you not get to have a meeting with the electrician on-site to confirm the placement of switches, lights, etc.? We did (we did not build with coral however). I would…

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NathanPS
Aug 01, 2020 9:21 pm
dvkent
dvkent
31 July

Meridian 30 Brighton Homes

Meridian 30 Brighton Homes
QLD
1, 2, 3

Best advice is to join the facebook page for Building with Brighton homes. There is so much information on there re bricks/inclusions and photos. As weve been in our…

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dvkent
Jul 31, 2020 11:32 am
Stewie D
Stewie D
30 July

Just curious about home building...

Just curious about home building...
QLD

Depending on where you intend to buy then you need to log onto that councils website and it will tell you what the minimum sized block of land that you can subdivide. Stewie

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Stewie D
Jul 30, 2020 4:06 pm
NathanPS
NathanPS
26 July

Trees too close to house?

Trees too close to house?
QLD

Thanks for your replies. I have contacted the builder and they have said they have passed this onto their landscaper to advise if this will be an issue. Thanks Dan. I…

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NathanPS
Jul 26, 2020 8:55 pm
Suejos
Suejos
23 July

Render costs?

Render costs?
QLD
1, 2

Hi there, I realise it's been a while, but looking at sprucing up the front of our house with rendering and wondering if the company you used was in Sydney?

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Suejos
Jul 23, 2020 5:47 pm
LFMEL
LFMEL
22 July

Does anyone build with First Avenue Homes

Does anyone build with First Avenue Homes
QLD

I am recently looking for a builder to build my house, does anyone build with First Avenue Homes in Melbourne?

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LFMEL
Jul 23, 2020 12:03 am

First Build–modified Bayside30 by Stylemaster:After Handover

First Build–modified Bayside30 by Stylemaster:After Handover
QLD
1 ... 9, 10, 11

Thanks for sharing your journey. We have accepted a tender with Stylemaster and after a few hiccups this week, are having second thoughts. One of my concerns is the…

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Pineapple23
Jul 22, 2020 9:52 pm

Finding a Builder

Finding a Builder
QLD

I just saw this post and thought i would share my experience. im a repeat customer of mclachlans, we built our first house back in 2010 just to get into the market for…

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Desertrose79
Jul 21, 2020 6:00 pm

Yay! Exciting times :) Congrats to all! Everyone’s build looks cool and awesome :) Here’s our home look after few weeks of moving in!

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Joc
Jul 18, 2020 7:55 am

Hi all, I'm new here and new to the idea of building. Seems like there are some really great topics on here. I just have a (hopefully) easy question... I'm looking at a…

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stevefoy
Jul 13, 2020 10:18 pm
ddarroch
ddarroch
4 July

Single or Double story on battle axe block??

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

Can you draw your proposed plan? I'm a little lost about how much room there is. Doesn't help that I'm using a tiny phone, which won't let me zoom in on the images. By…

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ddarroch
Jul 04, 2020 9:13 am
bundydi
bundydi
2 July

GJ Gardner - Mandalay 298 - QLD

GJ Gardner - Mandalay 298 - QLD
QLD
1 ... 17, 18, 19

Hi Hazza Not sure if you are still on here but I have just found your post. I am building in Bundaberg and the Mandalay 298 has been suggested to me. My must haves are 4…

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bundydi
Jul 02, 2020 5:05 pm
insider
insider
29 June

How to check for Bored piers

How to check for Bored piers
QLD

Piers should have been inspected prior to the slab construction.

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insider
Jun 29, 2020 10:29 pm
insider
cs212
cs212
23 June

Dulux Intergrain Stain Bondi Sands

Dulux Intergrain Stain Bondi Sands
QLD

Anyone have a picture of this timber stain for a front door and timber stairs ? I tried searching it online but couldn't find anything that helps..

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cs212
Jun 23, 2020 8:51 pm
cs212
cs212
23 June

Austral Brick Silver with Off-White or Natural Grey Mortar?

Austral Brick Silver with Off-White or Natural Grey Mortar?
QLD

Oh woww thanks so much for this picture! I also didn't know they have a Rochedale showroom. I'll definitely check it out. Thanks so much!

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cs212
Jun 23, 2020 8:49 pm
Stewie D
Stewie D
20 June

Visible Plasterboard Joins after paint

Visible Plasterboard Joins after paint
QLD

What paint was used? I would only use satin on walls as it won't show as many defects as higher gloss paints. Stewie

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Stewie D
Jun 20, 2020 8:41 am

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