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steel
steel
15 November

B1 Homes Perth WA -Custom Design

B1 Homes Perth WA -Custom Design
WA
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Hows things going now sparky? Should be just about done yeah?

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steel
Nov 15, 2018 5:26 pm
steel
steel
15 November

How often do you visit your site?

How often do you visit your site?
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To check landscaping in my new lot which prevents artificial turf being used out the front.

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steel
Nov 15, 2018 1:19 pm
steel
steel
15 November

WA - Ben Trager - Hammond Park

WA - Ben Trager - Hammond Park
WA

Ill keep an eye out thanks for the tip. I guess thats why they charge so much for the upgrades :)

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steel
Nov 15, 2018 10:32 am
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MrSingh
Nov 10, 2018 1:03 pm
Althom
Althom
9 November

Double brick - Internal wall finish

Double brick - Internal wall finish
WA

There would be many, many more competent drywall installers in Perth than there are competent plasterers. It comes down to the likelihood of getting a good job and…

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Althom
Nov 09, 2018 10:37 am
Althom
steel
steel
5 November

Building with Ben Trager in Eglinton WA

Building with Ben Trager in Eglinton WA
WA

Unfortunately, new builds are rated against current sales so its a hard time. We had a similar issue and we had to get certain things adjusted and some discounts to make…

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steel
Nov 05, 2018 8:07 pm
sparekh
sparekh
1 November

Things you forget - summary page 32

Things you forget - summary page 32
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I created a special webpage with all the summary of this thread so far. It helps to see everything consolidated on one page and get easy access ( easy to remember site…

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sparekh
Nov 01, 2018 4:13 pm
sparekh
homeone
homeone
29 October

Building with Redink South West in Myalup

Building with Redink South West in Myalup
WA
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As it happens, we are building this feature in shortly and expect this to be in place next week. I’m the interim, please PM the new email address to me and I’ll be…

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homeone
Oct 29, 2018 7:13 pm
homeone
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melfordgurl
Oct 28, 2018 3:55 pm

Kit Home Builder Perth Hills

Kit Home Builder Perth Hills
WA

Hi mrs_Puddleduck The frames are pretty easy to knock up over weekends onste but weight up your options

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StructuralBIMGuy
Oct 24, 2018 8:55 pm
StructuralBIMGuy

As of 19/10, the house is coming along very quickly! Roof carpentry is done with eaves and gutters. Electrical prelay has almost been complete but a few things haven't…

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mitchell_owens
Oct 24, 2018 8:25 pm
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brokenstick
Oct 19, 2018 9:20 am
brokenstick
dee13
dee13
12 October

HGWA in Calleya Estate

HGWA in Calleya Estate
WA
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I didn't pick the HG tiles, but chose black matte tiles from European.... the worst decision I have ever made! They're an absolute nightmare, plus I live in Baldivis which…

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dee13
Oct 12, 2018 12:42 pm
On_Tap
On_Tap
11 October

Our RedInk Build in Karnup - The Eclipse

Our RedInk Build in Karnup - The Eclipse
WA

Hi JaNelly, we are looking at building a version of the eclipse too. How was your build? And are you happy with the end result? Would you have made any other changes to…

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On_Tap
Oct 11, 2018 1:58 pm
wazza23
wazza23
10 October

Has anyone made a list of things to compare Builders?

Has anyone made a list of things to compare Builders?
WA

Hi, yep went with Ross North. Extremely professional well run company who still are very personal with each client. Very happy so far .

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wazza23
Oct 10, 2018 1:46 pm
RSands
RSands
9 October

Express Two Storey (Ventura Group) build in Hocking, WA

Express Two Storey (Ventura Group) build in Hocking, WA
WA
1 ... 9, 10, 11

Hi! I have read through your post and it has been very helpful. Unfortunately I am not able to PM you. We are set to sign and hand back complete pre-start with express two…

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RSands
Oct 09, 2018 7:55 pm

We have some progress! My partner and I went down yesterday just to see if anythings changed (we thought at most the block would just now be free of weeds ect) and were…

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KD1sthome
Oct 09, 2018 6:29 pm
Gary singh
Gary singh
7 October

Avonlee Henley Brook Perth

Avonlee Henley Brook Perth
WA
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hi Avonlee this company did our synthetic Lawn and it is specific Design for dogs 2 years gone passed it still looks the same https://waturfgurus.com/artificial-grass-for-dogs/

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Gary singh
Oct 07, 2018 2:25 pm
Gary singh
Gary singh
7 October

Recommendations for fake turf Perth?

Recommendations for fake turf Perth?
WA

yes this Artificial grass Supply & Installation company has a best Quality artificial grass in Perth WA looked around every ware https://waturfgurus.com/

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Gary singh
Oct 07, 2018 2:18 pm
IamSAM
IamSAM
4 October

Alfresco in the middle of the floor plan

Alfresco in the middle of the floor plan
WA

There is some sort of guideline/regulation that requires your living areas to have direct access to backyard. Plz check if this is achieved in your plan.

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IamSAM
Oct 04, 2018 2:10 pm
IamSAM

So it's now October!!!! Where has the time gone? I must admit this page has been neglected. I keep saying I need to update it. We've just finished roofing stage, with…

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ems082
Oct 02, 2018 7:55 pm
ems082
Tradie89
Tradie89
30 September

Building with Hamlen Homes - Perth (previously metro homes)

Building with Hamlen Homes - Perth (previously metro homes)
WA

Things have moved along very fast! Very impressed with the speed now that the council issues have been resolved. I got home on the 03/09/18 and drove past to find the…

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Tradie89
Sep 30, 2018 11:40 am
Tradie89
Tradie89
30 September

Skirting board alternative for polished concrete

Skirting board alternative for polished concrete
WA

Hi guys, My house is currently being built in Perth WA and I have opted to have polished concrete throughout the place. The builder would not allow me to do this as part…

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Tradie89
Sep 30, 2018 11:19 am
Richb
Richb
28 September

FAIL! WHY is my Dulux Acrylic Texture Coat render crumbling?

FAIL! WHY is my Dulux Acrylic Texture Coat render crumbling?
WA

Hi oneness Our house is aprox 4 years young we have now seen the failing Hadrian sand finish dulux product failing as you describe, sand particles in the upper storey box…

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Richb
Sep 28, 2018 4:12 pm
StructuralBIMGuy
StructuralBIMGuy
27 September

Cost of site work (earthworks, retaining wall, levelling)

Cost of site work (earthworks, retaining wall, levelling)
WA
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A step down in the house still requires retaining walls if its 2 storey? Then add Deep beams to the above suspended slab as illustrated here You would be best…

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StructuralBIMGuy
Sep 27, 2018 9:31 pm
StructuralBIMGuy
Tommi
Tommi
24 September

Building broker, yes or no?

Building broker, yes or no?
WA

Hi, I'm new to this forum. In the next couple of years my wife and I are planning to build our forever home on a fairly small block (340m2) in Perths…

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Tommi
Sep 24, 2018 8:12 pm
chrinee
chrinee
19 September

BOLD Portofino 229 (Brisbane) - PCI 13 AUG!

BOLD Portofino 229 (Brisbane) - PCI 13 AUG!
WA
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Yes Ashwin. Will hopefully update my thread this weekend.

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chrinee
Sep 19, 2018 8:51 pm
kidu13
kidu13
19 September

Hilbert HGWA Build

Hilbert HGWA Build
WA
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Looks amazing !!

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kidu13
Sep 19, 2018 1:53 pm
kidu13

We wanted a barn door on the front of the scullery. So Homezone cleverly moved walls to suit. The flow of the area just seems to work better now.

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Simonhome
Sep 14, 2018 12:27 pm
Simonhome
HereForHelp
HereForHelp
5 September

Not proceeeding after Preliminary Works

Not proceeeding after Preliminary Works
WA

What do you mean by Preliminary Works? As in the site works have already begun or is everything still on paper (i.e. drawings, council approval etc.)?

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HereForHelp
Sep 05, 2018 6:21 pm
Carlymbaxter
Carlymbaxter
31 August

our first home group wa home

our first home group wa home
WA
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Hi, I realise this is an older thread but I’m just wondering if you vanity necks are the grey finestone? I’m considering using it and have been looking for pics! Cheers

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Carlymbaxter
Aug 31, 2018 5:46 pm
Tradie89
Tradie89
25 August

New Build - Perth

New Build - Perth
WA

hi everyone, we are looking at starting to build over the next few months, we were abit overwhelmed by the whole idea. A friend of mine suggested this book "building your…

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Tradie89
Aug 25, 2018 1:31 pm
luxbuild
luxbuild
20 August

Need to know law

Need to know law
WA

Yes that's correct my garage is plastered and my brickwork is on the outside most bricks dont have the pigment on both sides that's why it looks like that

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luxbuild
Aug 20, 2018 10:51 pm
almaty
almaty
18 August

First Build with Summit Perth WA

First Build with Summit Perth WA
WA
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The sand can often sink around the soak well when you get some rain. This is because when they install the soak well, they backfill around the soak well with sand and…

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almaty
Aug 18, 2018 6:22 pm

Hi All, Quick update, did sign with Platinum but only lost about $15,000 worth of deposit and pre-planning expenses. We ended up getting the home built with a smaller WA…

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207 de
Aug 15, 2018 8:16 pm
Choosy
Choosy
13 August

Aveling Build - Rosehill Waters

Aveling Build - Rosehill Waters
WA
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Looking great, won't be long before you will be enjoying your pool.

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Choosy
Aug 14, 2018 12:50 am
Choosy
Choosy
Choosy
13 August

Individual Design - New Choice Homes

Individual Design - New Choice Homes
WA
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Thanks we are so glad that we did the sliding doors and fitout after handover. I have been making great progress with sewing the blockout curtains in between cleaning,…

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Choosy
Aug 14, 2018 12:44 am
Choosy
Choosy
Choosy
13 August

HGWA Baldivis

HGWA Baldivis
WA
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Your front landscaping is looking good against your facade.

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Choosy
Aug 13, 2018 11:54 pm
Choosy
J278
J278
13 August

NEW BUILD - HGWA SOUTHPORT

NEW BUILD - HGWA SOUTHPORT
WA
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And we are IN!!! loving our new home still alot to do!

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J278
Aug 13, 2018 9:11 pm
J278
HootHouse
HootHouse
8 August

Rossmoyne WA - First Build With Ventura

Rossmoyne WA - First Build With Ventura
WA
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Did you hire an independent building inspector?

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HootHouse
Aug 08, 2018 12:34 pm
Aveley22
Aveley22
31 July

Express Two Storey

Express Two Storey
WA

Express isn't ventura

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Aveley22
Jul 31, 2018 10:36 pm
Aveley22
jpmontoya
jpmontoya
31 July

Domain by Plunkett

Domain by Plunkett
WA

Ummm i don't agree with that, he is someone that I would stay miles away from Plunkett is so last century.

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jpmontoya
Jul 31, 2018 10:10 pm
jpmontoya
blackcat20
blackcat20
26 July

Exterior colours. Grey is the most confusing colour

Exterior colours. Grey is the most confusing colour
WA

We're using timeless grey for our portico to make it stand out from the rest of the house.

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blackcat20
Jul 26, 2018 11:13 am
blackcat20
Sara111
Sara111
25 July

Our build with Easystart Homes in Carissa Estate (Seville Gr

Our build with Easystart Homes in Carissa Estate (Seville Gr
WA
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I and my husband have long been looking for a solution for the shade in our backyard since we do not have it, and I've come across , so I've gathered courage and ordered…

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Sara111
Jul 25, 2018 8:45 pm
jpmontoya
jpmontoya
24 July

Has anyone done brickwork change during building ?

Has anyone done brickwork change during building ?
WA

speak to ur SS first maybe he can help Who is the builder that you are using?

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jpmontoya
Jul 24, 2018 11:26 pm
jpmontoya

Walls - Cavity Brickwork head Flashings Not installed

Walls - Cavity Brickwork head Flashings Not installed
WA

Hi Thanks heaps for your response. We completed building inspection report during construction (during the first height). Unfortunately the inspectors did not pickup…

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kereninotech
Jul 23, 2018 2:28 pm
gogo65
gogo65
17 July

Custom Build with Summit Homes Perth

Custom Build with Summit Homes Perth
WA

Plan looks fantastic, Looking forward to seeing your colour selection!

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gogo65
Jul 17, 2018 9:18 pm
gogo65

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