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Sal_sa_by
Sal_sa_by
23 October

Ideal Homes WA - Hammond Park

Ideal Homes WA - Hammond Park
WA

Confirmation from the builder that the application is now in their scheduling department and building application has been submitted, appeared this afternoon in the…

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Sal_sa_by
Oct 23, 2020 11:02 pm
Sal_sa_by
Doozer1905
Doozer1905
23 October

Quote for connecting our block to power

Quote for connecting our block to power
WA

Thats actually quiet cheap for Approx. 90 meters, I would suss out what size cable they are using, should probably be 35mm with a distance that long

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Doozer1905
Oct 23, 2020 9:19 am
ziri1002
ziri1002
22 October

(WA) Flipping house - need advice!!!

(WA) Flipping house - need advice!!!
WA

Hi. Do you incur additional cost to flip the design you choose from the existing builder's design? Thanks

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ziri1002
Oct 22, 2020 11:33 am
spiffmiff
spiffmiff
20 October

Floorplan Critique

Floorplan Critique
WA

Exciting! I can't tell from the plan, so maybe its already there, but if you're thinking you'll put a spa in next to the living room (currently shown as a garden bed),…

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spiffmiff
Oct 20, 2020 12:04 am
spiffmiff
lmcavennie
lmcavennie
17 October

Smart wiring

Smart wiring
WA

Yeah that's who I have got a quote off already. I was wanting a second one as I like to make sure that its a reasonable price.

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lmcavennie
Oct 17, 2020 7:52 am

Building with Hamlen Homes in WA

Building with Hamlen Homes in WA
WA

Hey Bao, I sent you a private message. But yes overall we are mostly happy with the house, just not with how long it’s taking.

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aplacetocallhome
Oct 14, 2020 7:57 pm
keshals
keshals
13 October

Perth Steel Frame Build

Perth Steel Frame Build
WA

What do you see as the issue with Summit? Can msg me directly if you wish.

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keshals
Oct 13, 2020 4:09 pm
Mooks11
Mooks11
12 October

FHO- Building in Perth Hills WA - WA Country Builders

FHO- Building in Perth Hills WA - WA Country Builders
WA

6 weeks?! Did you have pre approval? Were you an existing customer? That’s ridiculous

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Mooks11
Oct 12, 2020 1:13 am
Mooks11
Mooks11
12 October

Building Dale Alcock's Archipelago in Wellard, WA

Building Dale Alcock's Archipelago in Wellard, WA
WA

$287k was for the base house which had a totally different kitchen to display etc

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Mooks11
Oct 12, 2020 1:00 am
kester
kester
9 October

Floorplan Critique

Floorplan Critique
WA

House design looks very nice. May I know the builder info? Very nice design illustration as well.

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kester
Oct 09, 2020 5:17 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
oklouise
oklouise
6 October

Garage door entrance to Skullery / Kitchen

Garage door entrance to Skullery / Kitchen
WA

a copy of the floorplan would make suggestions easier

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oklouise
Oct 06, 2020 2:46 pm
broadwaterbuild
broadwaterbuild
26 September

Painting cost please!!

Painting cost please!!
WA

Oh awesome! thats a really good price! Thanks so much

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broadwaterbuild
Sep 26, 2020 11:13 pm
KodaCujo
KodaCujo
16 September

First Build HGWA- Rivervale

First Build HGWA- Rivervale
WA
1 ... 4, 5, 6

That's good to hear no major dramas 👍 inside looks fab! Glad you're loving it 😊 can't wait for our place to be finished! Was hoping for this year but I think it'll…

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KodaCujo
Sep 16, 2020 10:31 am
HereForHelp
HereForHelp
14 September

How many changes do people generally make after pre-start

How many changes do people generally make after pre-start
WA

Have you signed your building contract yet? If not, you still have room for negotiation if you are skilful enough! While you still have the ability to walk away, you…

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HereForHelp
Sep 14, 2020 2:14 pm
daniel81991
daniel81991
11 September

Please help me improve my kitchen layout/laundry

Please help me improve my kitchen layout/laundry
WA

The nook is 1.4m (W) x 1m deep if I move the robe. That sounds good!

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daniel81991
Sep 11, 2020 5:54 pm
StructuralBIMGuy
StructuralBIMGuy
10 September

Footing upgrades- dispute

Footing upgrades- dispute
WA

Ask for both Bore and lab tests results Alternatively, get another test (approx $600) and compare ... maybe 3rd time lucky BTW, builders are reluctant to divulge how…

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StructuralBIMGuy
Sep 10, 2020 12:49 pm
StructuralBIMGuy
tibmas
tibmas
5 September

Anyone building in Alkimos?

Anyone building in Alkimos?
WA

Ok thanks !

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tibmas
Sep 05, 2020 7:43 pm
oklouise
oklouise
4 September

Floor plan feedback

Floor plan feedback
WA

it was my pleasure..it's so good to see a plan that will be ideal for downsizing: love the courtyard spaces, it will be a lovely new home...happy building

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oklouise
Sep 04, 2020 10:06 am
Doozer1905
Doozer1905
20 August

Trafficable Lid to Sewer in Driveway

Trafficable Lid to Sewer in Driveway
WA

Nothing to do with the builder, its the developer of the land. They can't be moved

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Doozer1905
Aug 20, 2020 10:02 pm

Ben Trager - EPS / Cladding, Potential Ban in Future?

Ben Trager - EPS / Cladding, Potential Ban in Future?
WA

It been widely discussed... I might add if the 3 little pigs built their house out of polystyrene/eps the wolf would be eating pork crackle Chris

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StructuralBIMGuy
Aug 19, 2020 10:29 am
StructuralBIMGuy
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
kelliel123
kelliel123
16 August

Framed Drywall vs Double Brick Construction for Investment H

Framed Drywall vs Double Brick Construction for Investment H
WA

Hi, we are looking at building a two storey home on a narrow lot. At this stage we are undecided whether to go with drywall construction (timber framed wall with Gyprock)…

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kelliel123
Aug 16, 2020 12:15 pm

Concrete slab for garage level

Concrete slab for garage level
WA

Okay, interesting. I’ll query their reasoning when I speak to them next. Thanks!

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broadwaterbuild
Aug 14, 2020 12:42 am

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
Mikey92
Mikey92
11 August

New Build - Bushmead Estate, WA

New Build - Bushmead Estate, WA
WA

Nah man, we had started our planning back in November '19. Chose our block etc. last year in Ellenbrook. The grants are just a bonus given the timing.

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Mikey92
Aug 11, 2020 7:43 pm
Sparkyf
Sparkyf
11 August

Overshadowing

Overshadowing
WA

And the annoying part is when you DO have overlooking, you only have to obscure the bedroom windows, NOT the bathroom windows! Streaker next door!

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Sparkyf
Aug 11, 2020 4:56 pm
Sparkyf

Did more landscaping over the weekend. Plants some agapanthus on the side of the house and some magnolias. We had artificial lawn also installed.

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chekii
Aug 09, 2020 6:40 pm

Can someone please tell me the purpose of the cornice going across like this, when the ceiling either side is at the same height? On the plans it’s listed as a…

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broadwaterbuild
Aug 07, 2020 2:47 pm
spinvests
spinvests
5 August

First Build Aveley WA - HGWA

First Build Aveley WA - HGWA
WA
1, 2, 3

Your home looks great georgian. Love the plan. We were so close to picking HGWA but ended up picking Impressions last minute. Our house is locked-up and peeking through…

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spinvests
Aug 05, 2020 2:10 pm
spinvests
spinvests
29 July

Cladding vs Moulding - Building with Impressions in Perth

Cladding vs Moulding - Building with Impressions in Perth
WA

Our builder has advised that they prefer to use Selekta timber composite cladding for the elevation. Any expert here who can weigh in on the pros and cons of this product?…

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spinvests
Jul 29, 2020 2:04 pm

HGWA $80,000 Luxury Range inclusions

HGWA $80,000 Luxury Range inclusions
WA

WA Builders are singing all the way to the BANK to the tune of $80K + $55K = $135K " La + La = La La (land) LOL it won't be long you'll be paying eastern States prices…

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StructuralBIMGuy
Jul 29, 2020 12:25 pm
StructuralBIMGuy
tropod
tropod
25 July

Subject to Finance Clause

Subject to Finance Clause
WA

Check state laws. Some states have a deposit requirement, some don't. When we bought out house we only put down a $1000.00 deposit as we weren't legally obligated to…

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tropod
Jul 25, 2020 8:07 am
chalky
chalky
16 July

Falmec

Falmec
WA

Hi Huggies, we haven't received it yet but we have purchased the Felmac Milan +. There is a great display centre in Cannington that had a functioning one.

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chalky
Jul 16, 2020 2:15 am

Residential Design Code Variation

Residential Design Code Variation
WA

Yes six weeks for council approval! Okay, I’m glad that’s normal. Still hoping it’s shorter! :)

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broadwaterbuild
Jul 13, 2020 7:29 pm
Sparkyf
Sparkyf
6 July

Building Contract and Upgrades

Building Contract and Upgrades
WA

We will be given a "draft contract" on July 27th, and if there is something that needs changing, then we can do it then (assuming a cost involved?). Still triple checking…

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Sparkyf
Jul 06, 2020 10:31 pm
Sparkyf
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amilelka
Jun 30, 2020 8:56 pm
ddarroch
ddarroch
12 June

Narrow blocks

Narrow blocks
WA

I hate developers that release blocks like this! Having access to northern light is very important, particularly in living areas. Not only will your home be light, or…

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ddarroch
Jun 12, 2020 8:53 am
LuluD
LuluD
24 May

Austral Bricks - The Avenue Range

Austral Bricks - The Avenue Range
WA

Hi Ron, I'm also considering The Avenue Stratton brick for duplex build. Did you go ahead with this selection?

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LuluD
May 24, 2020 7:33 pm
domwild
domwild
23 May

Insulation in cavity-brick wire ties and conduits interfere?

Insulation in cavity-brick wire ties and conduits interfere?
WA

The company also says there has to be a 50mm overlap, top sheet over lower, the overlap has to be taped, that is a must and then the co. says it should also be taped…

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domwild
May 23, 2020 9:39 am
domwild
domwild
19 May

Rafter (120 x 35) span, N1 wind area, WA, excessive?

Rafter (120 x 35) span, N1 wind area, WA, excessive?
WA

Hi, A new build in Bentley (WA) and the rafters were inspected by a roofing carpenter and he expressed doubts as far as the span was concerned. From the support by the…

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domwild
May 19, 2020 5:39 pm
alexp79
alexp79
15 May

Custom floor plan feedback

Custom floor plan feedback
WA

Yes, this one could easily cost beyond $3K per sqm in NSW, but probably much cheaper in WA.

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alexp79
May 15, 2020 8:06 pm
DreadedDr
DreadedDr
30 April

Anyone have experience with Go Homes in WA?

Anyone have experience with Go Homes in WA?
WA

Thanks - Good to know. About to pay deposit in a few hours.

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DreadedDr
Apr 30, 2020 1:25 pm
dyl92
dyl92
25 April

Home Building Blogs

Home Building Blogs
1 ... 75, 76, 77

Hi all, didn’t realise how many were running blogs for their build. Must be some good stories out there! Heres mine Central Coast NSW, Owner builder https://ownerbuilderhq.com

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dyl92
Apr 25, 2020 8:52 am
DJ.build
DJ.build
11 April

Choosing an independent building inspector, Perth

Choosing an independent building inspector, Perth
WA

I used PCM concepts. Craig is very knowledgeable and his reports are very detailed. If you are shopping around, ask to see a copy of their sample report. Ours is a single…

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DJ.build
Apr 11, 2020 5:36 pm
HereForHelp
HereForHelp
28 February

Trades in prior to final handover

Trades in prior to final handover
WA

Would an acceptable compromise be for you to pay for a couple of extra months for the builder's insurance policy on your block? Shouldn't be that much and all parties get…

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HereForHelp
Feb 28, 2020 11:51 am
ddarroch
ddarroch
27 February

2 Storey floor plan feedback, Perth, WA

2 Storey floor plan feedback, Perth, WA
WA

Sorry, a few typos there. Won't edit the post, as it screws with the formatting of the quote for some reason on this website. Hopefully you can make sense of it. A couple…

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ddarroch
Feb 27, 2020 12:36 am
-TheMacks-
-TheMacks-
10 February

Building wth HGWA in Two rocks WA

Building wth HGWA in Two rocks WA
WA

Thanks Amilelka & Chippy, yup we just looked at the hallway and entry, its to tight, will get that opened back upto i think it was 1200mm before, this is 900 after…

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-TheMacks-
Feb 10, 2020 9:58 pm

https://forum.homeone.com.au/u/93062_1577945758.jpeg Hi all, I’m going to share our new build and the progress as…

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chriswilliams
Feb 05, 2020 11:40 am

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