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amilelka
amilelka
20 February

Rossmoyne WA - First Build With Ventura

Rossmoyne WA - First Build With Ventura
WA
1, 2

How's your house coming along?

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amilelka
Feb 20, 2019 10:51 am
daisy1989
daisy1989
19 February

BOLD Portofino 229 (Brisbane) - PCI 13 AUG!

BOLD Portofino 229 (Brisbane) - PCI 13 AUG!
WA
1 ... 7, 8, 9

How’s everything going chrinee? We have also moved in for about 1 month already. We Have found a few defects along the way.

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daisy1989
Feb 19, 2019 12:16 pm
daisy1989
rajah
rajah
12 February

Vision One Homes or Home Group WA

Vision One Homes or Home Group WA
WA

Sorry to hear that, we have had a very smooth build so far and all the staff we have dealt with have been fantastic. What spec items are they refusing to provide? I hope…

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rajah
Feb 12, 2019 12:24 am
Wrighto
Wrighto
9 February

KDRB Dual Living in Perth with B1Homes

KDRB Dual Living in Perth with B1Homes
WA

Will post the official plan when I get it back next week :)

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Wrighto
Feb 09, 2019 10:46 am
vlf1985
vlf1985
3 February

Pre-Start Quieries/Advice

Pre-Start Quieries/Advice
WA

Thanks both for the response - its allowed me to focus on the conduit only so fingers crossed the builder sees sense! Thanks again

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vlf1985
Feb 03, 2019 11:36 pm
Kev 1
Kev 1
26 January

Custom Build with Summit Homes Perth

Custom Build with Summit Homes Perth
WA

I'll be watching also, looks great. I'm going through a building broker in Perth and will post once we get started. 4x2 with theatre and double glazing.

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Kev 1
Jan 26, 2019 12:20 am
Kev 1
Kev 1
25 January

M class soil/clay and drainage

M class soil/clay and drainage
WA

Thanks for the references Doozer, I'll get in touch with them. I'm trying to save on site works and am still getting quotes through a building broker at the moment,…

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Kev 1
Jan 25, 2019 11:51 pm
Tradie89
Tradie89
15 January

Building with Hamlen Homes - Perth (previously metro homes)

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

January 2019 Update* Brickwork complete 12/10/18 Roof cover complete 08/11/18 Lockup stage 30/11/18 WOW how quickly and seamless the process has been so far. I have an…

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Tradie89
Jan 15, 2019 8:25 pm

Latest Update. We've been told we could have PCI by the end of the month :-D:-D

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mitchell_owens
Jan 14, 2019 9:38 am
averina
averina
12 January

Home Zone - Munster

Home Zone - Munster
WA

jodyanne, we have recently signed up with HomeZone and we are blown away by the professionalism and honesty we have received so far from Martyn. How was your experience in…

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averina
Jan 12, 2019 6:41 pm
kirashogun
kirashogun
8 January

Dishwasher Recess / Built-In

Dishwasher Recess / Built-In
WA

There is no big difference apart from 4-6 screws holding the integrated version to the rest of the cabinet but integrated/semi integrated will look a lot nicer. They are…

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kirashogun
Jan 08, 2019 3:40 pm
vanessah2015
vanessah2015
16 December 2018

HGWA Baldivis

HGWA Baldivis
WA
1 ... 9, 10, 11

Hi I hope prestart goes okay for you, it’s such a full On but fun day, I love our ashwood gloss cabinetry and I personally feel it goes really well with a Carrera…

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vanessah2015
Dec 16, 2018 2:01 am
vanessah2015
itschardy
itschardy
12 December 2018

New Build - External Rendering Question

New Build - External Rendering Question
WA

Thanks for the info and taking the time to reply, really appreciate it!

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itschardy
Dec 12, 2018 1:31 pm
itschardy

Hi Guys, We're currently building with Ross North (almost at lock up) and I'm concerned about the finish of our front porch roof (see image below). I think it's called…

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itschardy
Dec 05, 2018 1:19 pm
itschardy
Summitlovin
Summitlovin
4 December 2018

First Build with Summit Perth WA

First Build with Summit Perth WA
WA
1 ... 18, 19, 20

Thanks Sethor, yes approx 15 mins after I turned the air con off the leak stopped. Summit have been great as have Ford and doonan. Waiting for an appointment time for it…

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Summitlovin
Dec 04, 2018 4:21 pm
steel
steel
3 December 2018

Building again, Ben Trager homes WA

Building again, Ben Trager homes WA
WA
1, 2, 3, 4

Gotta love those final touches.

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steel
Dec 03, 2018 11:21 pm
gogo65
gogo65
28 November 2018

Skirting board alternative for polished concrete

Skirting board alternative for polished concrete
WA

We’ve got shadowline cornice throughout, with splay skirting on th floors. Ive recently seen shadow line skirting, looks beautiful, but not sure of cost...

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gogo65
Nov 28, 2018 3:52 pm
gogo65
steel
steel
26 November 2018

Building with Dale Alcock in the SW

Building with Dale Alcock in the SW
WA

Swapped off Owner Build? WHat made you switch?

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steel
Nov 26, 2018 10:38 am
Althom
Althom
9 November 2018

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 2018

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
homeone
homeone
29 October 2018

Building with Redink South West in Myalup

Building with Redink South West in Myalup
WA
1 ... 5, 6, 7

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
StructuralBIMGuy
StructuralBIMGuy
24 October 2018

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
brokenstick
brokenstick
19 October 2018

Projects to do after New Home Handover

Projects to do after New Home Handover
WA
1, 2, 3

I have used this stuff before which is pretty good and easy to DIY https://www.bunnings.com.au/garage-fact ... l_p0313293

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brokenstick
Oct 19, 2018 9:20 am
brokenstick
On_Tap
On_Tap
11 October 2018

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 2018

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 2018

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
KD1sthome
KD1sthome
9 October 2018

Byford Build!

Byford Build!
WA
1, 2

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
IamSAM
IamSAM
4 October 2018

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
Richb
Richb
28 September 2018

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 2018

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

Cost of site work (earthworks, retaining wall, levelling)
WA
1, 2

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
HennyPenny
HennyPenny
19 September 2018

Info on modular (prefab) homes Gingin Area Perth WA

Info on modular (prefab) homes Gingin Area Perth WA
WA

Beachside, what did you build in the end?

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HennyPenny
Sep 20, 2018 12:54 am
kidu13
kidu13
19 September 2018

Hilbert HGWA Build

Hilbert HGWA Build
WA
1 ... 13, 14, 15

Looks amazing !!

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kidu13
Sep 19, 2018 1:53 pm
kidu13
HereForHelp
HereForHelp
5 September 2018

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 2018

our first home group wa home

our first home group wa home
WA
1 ... 18, 19, 20

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 2018

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 2018

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

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
J278
J278
13 August 2018

NEW BUILD - HGWA SOUTHPORT

NEW BUILD - HGWA SOUTHPORT
WA
1 ... 4, 5, 6

And we are IN!!! loving our new home still alot to do!

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J278
Aug 13, 2018 9:11 pm
J278
Aveley22
Aveley22
31 July 2018

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 2018

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 2018

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 2018

Our build with Easystart Homes in Carissa Estate (Seville Gr

Our build with Easystart Homes in Carissa Estate (Seville Gr
WA
1 ... 9, 10, 11

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 2018

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
kereninotech
kereninotech
23 July 2018

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
stayxtrue
stayxtrue
17 July 2018

1st Build - New Choice Homes

1st Build - New Choice Homes
WA
1 ... 4, 5, 6

Hey! Question, how big is your garden shed? And how does it sit in comparison to the rest of the back yard?

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stayxtrue
Jul 17, 2018 12:03 pm
stayxtrue
matt1927
matt1927
11 July 2018

PVC/Vinyl Fencing

PVC/Vinyl Fencing
WA

We are looking at our fencing options for our new build in Perth. We have a corner block so we need roughly a 25m stretch of privacy fencing along the road facing side of…

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matt1927
Jul 11, 2018 11:49 am
Pond
Pond
6 July 2018

new home with New Gen (summit) Piara Waters WA

new home with New Gen (summit) Piara Waters WA
WA

Good Choice. Piara Waters and Harrisdale are Perths most wanted suburb. Please read my post that talks about Tile selection viewtopic.php?f=31&t=92686 Good luck…

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Pond
Jul 06, 2018 12:46 pm
Limit_Point
Limit_Point
18 June 2018

First Build with Easystart Homes - Perth

First Build with Easystart Homes - Perth
WA

Paving is now done and A/C installed. PCI booked for 9th July!

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Limit_Point
Jun 18, 2018 1:50 pm

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