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Bal40 Awning Windows

Bal40 Awning Windows
VIC

You do bring up some good points, I think the question then would be; has the window been designed in accordance with AS1530.8 with…

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l_vanslyke
Feb 26, 2020 4:08 pm
build2020
build2020
24 February

Hallbury Homes

Hallbury Homes
VIC

Yes I have. The majority if not all of them are negative which is why I'm asking if anyone has anything positive to say..

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build2020
Feb 24, 2020 11:02 pm
Blacktea2sugars
Blacktea2sugars
23 February

Thomas Archer - Advice

Thomas Archer - Advice
VIC

One of their plans was modified.

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Blacktea2sugars
Feb 23, 2020 9:54 pm
Blacktea2sugars
Ozshaz
Ozshaz
23 February

Inspired Homes/ Como Homes - Custom Build Corner Block

Inspired Homes/ Como Homes - Custom Build Corner Block
VIC
1, 2, 3

Awesome Stairs !! May I know how much was the upgrade cost ? Cheers !

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Ozshaz
Feb 23, 2020 7:39 pm
Ozshaz
Ozshaz
23 February

Inspired Homes/Como Homes - Handover

Inspired Homes/Como Homes - Handover
VIC
1 ... 12, 13, 14

Hi Clareymoo Congratulations for the build and I understand its few months now since you moved in. We are planning to go with IH and was wondering if you can please let…

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Ozshaz
Feb 23, 2020 7:36 pm
get2rush
get2rush
23 February

Anyone building in Ashford Park estate, Werribee?

Anyone building in Ashford Park estate, Werribee?
VIC
1, 2, 3

Thanks for updating. I’ll check as well with my solicitor/builder as well.

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get2rush
Feb 23, 2020 10:45 am
PEARZ
PEARZ
19 February

Henley - Sahara 40 Build - Fit out has begun!

Henley - Sahara 40 Build - Fit out has begun!
VIC
1 ... 35, 36, 37

OMG, what did i missed?!

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PEARZ
Feb 19, 2020 3:44 pm
PEARZ
aang
aang
18 February

Thomas Archer Bayside Build

Thomas Archer Bayside Build
VIC

That pool is Looking good!! I’m trying to fit a pool, free shot line court and my outdoor patio all in the backyard (in a line) but it’s so hard! I’ve only got a…

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aang
Feb 18, 2020 9:24 am
arisankula
arisankula
14 February

Metricon La Pyrenee Facade

Metricon La Pyrenee Facade
VIC

Hi All, I am new to this forum and this is my first post. We visited the Metricon La Pyrenee display home in Balwyn and are quite impressed by its facade color. However as…

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arisankula
Feb 14, 2020 9:41 pm
Sisco
Sisco
14 February

Knock down and rebuild with Bentley Homes

Knock down and rebuild with Bentley Homes
VIC
1, 2

Hi Raffiki, Thabks for this thread, it has been really helpful. I also posted this on another thread but I am looking at building in the South East Suburbs with Bentley…

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Sisco
Feb 14, 2020 4:05 pm
Sisco
Sisco
14 February

Building with Bentley homes

Building with Bentley homes
VIC
1, 2, 3

Hi Guys, just wanted to start up this thread again because I am looking at building with Bentley and given you all were building with them (and are hopefully living in…

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Sisco
Feb 14, 2020 3:58 pm
Rahman
Rahman
13 February

Porter Davis Savoy 35

Porter Davis Savoy 35
VIC

Thanks for pointing that out... I was wondering what those black things are. Will definitely request during tender to use those space. Both the gelley and pantry had…

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Rahman
Feb 13, 2020 7:20 pm
ksun1985
ksun1985
13 February

West Urban Builder - Melbourne - Thoughts and Experience?

West Urban Builder - Melbourne - Thoughts and Experience?
VIC

Has anyone on here built with these guys? If so, please share your thoughts on the overall experience and quality of their products. They are a mid size residential…

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ksun1985
Feb 13, 2020 12:36 pm
its
its
12 February

Interior Colour Options with mixed home theatre room

Interior Colour Options with mixed home theatre room
VIC

Hi There Could you give us some colour options for the house. We are looking for the whole house wall and ceiling colour. Here is the option from…

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its
Feb 12, 2020 1:47 pm
worldofmud
worldofmud
10 February

Cost increase from M-class slab to H2 slab?

Cost increase from M-class slab to H2 slab?
VIC

Where? Are both pages supposed to be the same btw or is there another page that discusses the slab somewhere?

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worldofmud
Feb 10, 2020 10:02 pm
building-expert
building-expert
10 February

How do Provisional Sums work?

How do Provisional Sums work?
VIC

General points about Provisional Sums 1 Provisional sum is your money in the contract as a contingency should it arise 2 or alternatively a reasonable allowance for work…

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building-expert
Feb 10, 2020 1:06 pm
building-expert
Rakhisingh
Rakhisingh
9 February

Rothwell tarneit

Rothwell tarneit
VIC

. Hi I have purchase a lot in stage 20a Rothwell Tarneit , is any one here on stage 20,, the land title date is delayed and about to be on …

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Rakhisingh
Feb 09, 2020 10:15 pm
rforrob1964
rforrob1964
9 February

Anyone building with Onley ?

Anyone building with Onley ?
VIC

wow, just stumbled across this forum and was really really surprised by the feedback,comments on Onley construction. We built with Onley const in 1994, in Hampton…

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rforrob1964
Feb 09, 2020 10:02 pm
arisankula
arisankula
9 February

Metricon La Pyrenee

Metricon La Pyrenee
VIC

Hi Friends In case anyone has built or building Metricon's La Pyrenee, can you please advise what is the main render color of the home and the color of the ornate…

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arisankula
Feb 09, 2020 9:24 pm
Trimega
Trimega
9 February

Show us your facade...

Show us your facade...
1, 2, 3, 4, 5

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Trimega
Feb 09, 2020 5:08 pm
insider
insider
7 February

Soil Test

Soil Test
VIC

$350 -$500 If the land is not titled then getting access to the site may be difficult depending on the developer. The important thing is to make sure the subdivision…

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insider
Feb 07, 2020 7:17 pm
insider
CDL1968
CDL1968
7 February

Allura Estate

Allura Estate
VIC
1 ... 114, 115, 116

Spoke to some of the builders at the new Sedgefield Park, tjhey say another 2 months to completion. No word from the council when the bridges will be completed but it is…

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CDL1968
Feb 07, 2020 1:43 pm
CDL1968

Plantation shutters installed today 😀😀😀

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shokel1975
Feb 05, 2020 11:35 pm
shokel1975
Lohithab
Lohithab
4 February

Full house rendering with builder vs post handover

Full house rendering with builder vs post handover
VIC

Thanks for your prompt reply best specials. What is your opinion about spending $11k for bushfire attack levy of 12.5 while others are charging only $6000.

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Lohithab
Feb 04, 2020 10:20 am

8.5m frontage - house meets both side fences. Weird?

8.5m frontage - house meets both side fences. Weird?
VIC

Hi sarahB welcome to the forum I suggest you put up a floor plan, elevation, data and areas As there are limited ways to configure and optimise such a narrow block 8-9m…

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StructuralBIMGuy
Feb 04, 2020 9:44 am
StructuralBIMGuy
SaveH2O
SaveH2O
3 February

Gutter Protection

Gutter Protection
VIC

I agree that many new homes have less than the required number of downpipes but roof drainage compliance is not calculated by the simplistic way you have referrred to.

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792
SaveH2O
Feb 03, 2020 5:59 pm
SaveH2O
Lohithab
Lohithab
3 February

BaL 12.5

BaL 12.5
VIC

Hi there We are currently planning to build with Porter Davis waldorf grange 50. The quote was, site costs 24k and Bal 12.5 is 11k but the other builders are charging…

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Lohithab
Feb 03, 2020 3:53 pm

Building in EVE Estate

Building in EVE Estate
VIC
1 ... 37, 38, 39

We left 2013. Interesting that not many people are left that were ones that built. I guess everyone had their reasons. We went past our house 6 months ago. The new…

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excitednewhomeowner
Feb 02, 2020 9:49 pm
h.a
h.a
2 February

New build 15sq

New build 15sq
VIC

Hi, I have purchased a small block of land in Wollert and have been getting quotes from the big builders (Metricon, Mimosa, Simmods, Dennis family and a few others) the…

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h.a
Feb 02, 2020 1:48 pm
domwild
domwild
1 February

Things you forget - summary page 32

Things you forget - summary page 32
1 ... 56, 57, 58

Doctor tells me in 95% of homes the gov. support workers will not work in due to OH&S regulations re doors, which are too small or corridors unsuitable for wheelchairs,…

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domwild
Feb 01, 2020 8:37 pm

Get free home delivery of . On order online get 10% discount

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SD3
Feb 01, 2020 6:56 pm
aussieta
aussieta
1 February

What do I do about this skylight - stupid

What do I do about this skylight - stupid
VIC

i wanted to build a carport council told me if it was over 4m long? from memory and enclosed on 3 sides, (house, back gate, side fence) it was considered a garage and i…

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aussieta
Feb 01, 2020 7:34 am
aussieta
Gaudi
Gaudi
27 January

Independent Building Surveyor or Builder's Surveyor

Independent Building Surveyor or Builder's Surveyor
VIC
1, 2

The RBS applies for the building permit once happy the documentation/plans meet code. IMO you’d get plans together first before seeking their input.

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Gaudi
Jan 27, 2020 10:45 pm
GeneW
GeneW
27 January

Metricon CSC very slow response. What are my options

Metricon CSC very slow response. What are my options
VIC

We just finished our build with Metricon. And repeated saw the same issues that you're having. We had 3 different site managers over the 10 month build, as they would…

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842
GeneW
Jan 27, 2020 5:34 pm
Blacktea2sugars
Blacktea2sugars
26 January

Arden Homes - Votivo 43 - New home build

Arden Homes - Votivo 43 - New home build
VIC
1 ... 4, 5, 6

Any updates on this Arden Votivo 43? Got to slab pour, and that's it?

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Blacktea2sugars
Jan 26, 2020 9:39 pm
Blacktea2sugars
r_13
r_13
25 January

KDR Vantage Mode facade modified

KDR Vantage Mode facade modified
VIC
1, 2, 3, 4, 5

Hope everything improves with the new supervisor, macher

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r_13
Jan 25, 2020 1:44 pm
r_13
Satwinder
Satwinder
25 January

PORTER DAVIS STAIRS HELP

PORTER DAVIS STAIRS HELP
VIC

Is any body knows how many standard risers are comes with stairs upgrade

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Satwinder
Jan 25, 2020 11:22 am
Brett0004
Brett0004
22 January

Roof - colour bond Vs Tiles?

Roof - colour bond Vs Tiles?
VIC
1, 2

Absolutely agree. If I had a roof plumber that had to return 3 times to fix a leak I would be getting a new roof plumber as well.

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Brett0004
Jan 22, 2020 12:12 pm
Saurabh
Saurabh
21 January

Anyone built or building a Porter Davis Vermont 29?

Anyone built or building a Porter Davis Vermont 29?
VIC

Even we are planning to build ..... have you decided you amendments..

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1471
Saurabh
Jan 21, 2020 10:35 pm
TeslaCyberTruck
TeslaCyberTruck
21 January

Henley Homes Review

Henley Homes Review
VIC

Hey buiLdinGdReamS - how did your build go, and who did you end up using (Henley or HomeBuyer or other)? zee1308 @bhutani.sumit how did your Henley house builds go (post…

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TeslaCyberTruck
Jan 21, 2020 6:22 pm
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cinder
Jan 21, 2020 4:31 pm
cinder
AdsF
AdsF
20 January

Project Manager Melbourne

Project Manager Melbourne
VIC

You have already started and well on the way? Which area are you building in? Do you have someone in-person advising you who has building experience? Is the save…

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AdsF
Jan 20, 2020 10:47 pm
benwardbourton
benwardbourton
20 January

Extension of Time Claim - Building Period Already Elapsed

Extension of Time Claim - Building Period Already Elapsed
VIC

I've wondered this myself recently. I wont be reminding them if that's the case. We are so far behind now that a few more weeks in the grand scheme of things isn't going…

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benwardbourton
Jan 20, 2020 11:38 am
Blacktea2sugars
Blacktea2sugars
18 January

Semore homes

Semore homes
VIC

Hey Wishy, We looked very briefly at them (while we seriously considered two other contenders). I too was a little concerned about their "newness", even though I was…

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Blacktea2sugars
Jan 18, 2020 7:55 pm
Blacktea2sugars
murtaza.sh
murtaza.sh
18 January

SJD Homes - Caversham 3 customised

SJD Homes - Caversham 3 customised
VIC
1, 2

very exciting and informative story of your build with SJD. Any updates or finished product pictures?

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murtaza.sh
Jan 18, 2020 6:31 pm
murtaza.sh
TeslaCyberTruck
TeslaCyberTruck
17 January

Building Inspections(Melbourne)

Building Inspections(Melbourne)
VIC

How did it all go SunnyDays ? 6 years on are you still living in the same property or sold it and moved on to a new property? :-D Are many of the Building Inspectors still…

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TeslaCyberTruck
Jan 17, 2020 9:15 pm
TeslaCyberTruck
TeslaCyberTruck
17 January

Porter Davis Upgrades and Costs

Porter Davis Upgrades and Costs
VIC
1 ... 30, 31, 32

Excellent pick up, Small Minds

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TeslaCyberTruck
Jan 17, 2020 9:11 pm
TeslaCyberTruck
TeslaCyberTruck
17 January

Expensive house inspectors VS Cheaper inspectors

Expensive house inspectors VS Cheaper inspectors
VIC

luckygrizzly Mimi beejay WeezB Back Pocket - at any time during the whole process with the BI you used, did you have to meet-up with them face to face? Did they have an…

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TeslaCyberTruck
Jan 17, 2020 9:07 pm
WooodSI
WooodSI
17 January

Need advice re: Marque Property Group

Need advice re: Marque Property Group
VIC

That's not good, but it's certainly not worse than a timeshare property. My parents got involved into the business in 2012 and a few years later their life become a…

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WooodSI
Jan 17, 2020 2:28 pm
WooodSI

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