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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
Bebbsy
Bebbsy
24 January

Solar aspects & designers

Solar aspects & designers
WA

We are building in a rural town in SA on a block with east facing views. We chose a design to meet our needs (we are downsizing) but flexible in the use of bedrooms, ie we…

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Bebbsy
Jan 24, 2020 9:38 am
domwild
domwild
4 January

what is PWP on the plan

what is PWP on the plan
WA

Apologies, no charge for two PWPs unless another contract charged me for it? Made quite a few changes and kept demanding credits.

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domwild
Jan 04, 2020 6:29 pm
Philsta
Philsta
24 December 2019

Building in Cowaramup

Building in Cowaramup
WA

Hi, I am wondering if you have any feedback about the Polaris flooring? My builder is recommending it but I have read some stuff about gaps appearing between the planks…

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Philsta
Dec 24, 2019 7:29 pm
MClifton
MClifton
22 December 2019

Building First Home In Alkimos Beach With HGWA / HomeGroup W

Building First Home In Alkimos Beach With HGWA / HomeGroup W
WA

Hi Dunne23 just out of interest, what was the build price of this design?

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MClifton
Dec 22, 2019 1:04 am

Most of the fencing and landscaping done: Shed in progress too:

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alt
Dec 12, 2019 6:40 pm
alt
thepa1nter
thepa1nter
5 December 2019

Own internal painter - WA

Own internal painter - WA
WA

From my experience in new builds for the last 12 years, my opinion, it will be impossible. Normally the owner painter is only allowed access after handover. I have seen…

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thepa1nter
Dec 05, 2019 9:23 pm
thepa1nter
LOL2000
LOL2000
26 November 2019

1st time building WA

1st time building WA
WA

We had a change in site supervisor and the slab was poured a week later then anticipated. Fast forward 4 weeks and we have the upper frame and roof structure installed.

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LOL2000
Nov 26, 2019 1:11 am
Simonhome
Simonhome
25 November 2019

House build Perth.. Lock up Stage

House build Perth.. Lock up Stage
WA

Looks AWSOME

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Simonhome
Nov 25, 2019 10:14 pm
Simonhome
SPG
SPG
25 November 2019

Deposits via cash or bank loan, what is the difference?

Deposits via cash or bank loan, what is the difference?
WA

Looks like most of your questions have already been answered but in terms of sales commission, yes they get paid a commission but its more like 2-3%, however that is…

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SPG
Nov 25, 2019 7:29 pm
StructuralBIMGuy
StructuralBIMGuy
25 November 2019

WA - Ben Trager - Hammond Park

WA - Ben Trager - Hammond Park
WA
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Hi dingo55 Welcome to the forum Here this may assist Cheers Chris

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StructuralBIMGuy
Nov 25, 2019 8:41 am
StructuralBIMGuy
thme
thme
3 November 2019

KDR - New Choice Homes Custom design - Perth, WA

KDR - New Choice Homes Custom design - Perth, WA
WA
1 ... 8, 9, 10

Sorry been really busy with work over the past few weeks and haven’t really done much else since the last update. We’ve been held up a bit by the shire replacing the…

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thme
Nov 03, 2019 9:02 pm
Codesta13
Codesta13
2 November 2019

Avonlee Henley Brook Perth

Avonlee Henley Brook Perth
WA
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Codesta13
Nov 02, 2019 1:53 pm
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koreahot123
Oct 30, 2019 7:56 pm
Ameresa
Ameresa
21 October 2019

Pavers covering weep holes Is This Normal?

Pavers covering weep holes Is This Normal?
WA
1, 2

Hi All my weep holes 20 mm above the concret how I can solve this problem my suggestion is full half of the weep with silicon or do another weep above the old one can I…

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Ameresa
Oct 21, 2019 11:34 am
imprinting
imprinting
14 October 2019

Ben Trager Secret Harbour - Finally have Keys

Ben Trager Secret Harbour - Finally have Keys
WA
1 ... 13, 14, 15

I'm building with BT at the moment and stumbled on tour thread. Can you share your experiences after handover and living in the home? Were all your concerns fixed to…

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imprinting
Oct 14, 2019 9:47 pm
olibgoli
olibgoli
14 October 2019

HOME DEMO RECOMMENDATIONS

HOME DEMO RECOMMENDATIONS
WA

Hi we are looking to demolish a house in Dianella for a re-build. Any recommendations for a reputable demo contractor would be appreciated as we have never done this before.

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olibgoli
Oct 14, 2019 2:09 pm
StructuralBIMGuy
StructuralBIMGuy
23 September 2019

Building Inspector Assistance via "Variation in Contract"?

Building Inspector Assistance via "Variation in Contract"?
WA

VOs are a hot topic This is the Correct procedure for Structural VOs in Perth hth

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StructuralBIMGuy
Sep 23, 2019 10:24 am
StructuralBIMGuy
Melos
Melos
20 September 2019

Builder not providing dates

Builder not providing dates
WA

Yep, Im a software developer, so I understand your frustration but we can control our env more than they can. Unfortunately you are just going to have to wait. Even at…

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Melos
Sep 20, 2019 4:54 pm
Moozi
Moozi
13 September 2019

SIP PANEL BUILDING

SIP PANEL BUILDING
WA

structuralBIMGuy PE Cladding and SIPs are 2 very different materials. I have given examples in a reply to you on another page, see below...

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Moozi
Sep 13, 2019 4:16 pm
LoriL
LoriL
8 September 2019

Eden by Dale Alcock in Aveley - Complete

Eden by Dale Alcock in Aveley - Complete
WA
1, 2, 3, 4

I absolutely love this floor plan. We are building but in NZ. The options for plans just aren’t as good over here! Would you be willing to share a copy of these plans…

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LoriL
Sep 08, 2019 9:51 am
HereForHelp
HereForHelp
30 August 2019

Building with Home Group WA

Building with Home Group WA
WA

Regarding the tiles, this thread may be of interest: viewtopic.php?f=31&t=95734

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HereForHelp
Aug 30, 2019 1:29 pm
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smountany
Aug 24, 2019 9:46 am
luxbuild
luxbuild
12 August 2019

NBN-Watch difference betw. FTTN (to Node) vs FTTP (Premises)

NBN-Watch difference betw. FTTN (to Node) vs FTTP (Premises)
WA

If the contract says FTTP and you are on twisted pair, yep.. certainly not getting what you paid for.

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luxbuild
Aug 12, 2019 8:22 pm
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sorgy6
Aug 06, 2019 7:52 pm
Norfolk
Norfolk
5 August 2019

BCA Non Compliance - what to do??

BCA Non Compliance - what to do??
WA

Unfortunately the building industry is not effectively regulated. Some builders are able to get away with not building to standards because no one checks their work…

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Norfolk
Aug 05, 2019 9:14 am
thme
thme
31 July 2019

Individual Design - New Choice Homes

Individual Design - New Choice Homes
WA
1 ... 17, 18, 19

A couple of our bulkheads were done poorly by their cheap contractors. At the PCI they said it took them something like 6 attempts to make them level before they sent out…

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thme
Jul 31, 2019 3:59 pm
TeresainGB
TeresainGB
30 July 2019

Building on boundary line in WA

Building on boundary line in WA
WA

Ah bugger I thought as much. Good thing I have allowed for it by making the rooms on that side of the home bigger, so I guess they can be cut back. Thank you so much for…

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TeresainGB
Jul 30, 2019 2:26 pm
vicgal77
vicgal77
26 July 2019

Hammond Rise (WA) - Content-Living Build

Hammond Rise (WA) - Content-Living Build
WA
1 ... 6, 7, 8

Hi Gibbo74, I know this is a long shot. We are about to move into the house you built. I realise you have since sold the house, but I was wondering if you had a copy of…

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vicgal77
Jul 26, 2019 7:01 pm
yymao
yymao
11 July 2019

Increased site costs

Increased site costs
WA

I just get a quotation from a builder this week. Building a single storey house in Melton south Melbourne. And fixed site cost is only $7190 plus local council & oh& s…

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yymao
Jul 11, 2019 5:44 pm
thme
thme
10 July 2019

Demolish & Build A New Home

Demolish & Build A New Home
WA

Demo should cost between $15-20k in Perth. If you’re in an older area with overhead power then you’ll be required to do a power dome conversion, which is no longer…

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thme
Jul 10, 2019 9:44 pm
Charlie2019
Charlie2019
27 June 2019

Pre-cast/tilt up Concrete House Build Perth

Pre-cast/tilt up Concrete House Build Perth
WA

HI guys just had a google of this topic and happy to see that we some people are interested in concrete houses in Perth. I'm currently building a insulated precast home.…

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Charlie2019
Jun 27, 2019 4:41 pm
toddzilla
toddzilla
13 June 2019

HGWA build Burns Beach- 8 months still no slab

HGWA build Burns Beach- 8 months still no slab
WA
1 ... 22, 23, 24

I got the clipsal tpdl1c1 In my house for the last 2 years, have about 60 installed zero failures. I know where I would be going

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toddzilla
Jun 14, 2019 12:23 am
Sethor
Sethor
12 June 2019

Owner Supplied electrical points

Owner Supplied electrical points
WA

Well they are not supplying the items, Just go through electrical plan & work out what is required. Make sure you specify correct wiring requirements for what your…

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Sethor
Jun 12, 2019 2:13 pm
deepak648
deepak648
10 June 2019

Building our first home in Baldivis - Blueprint Build

Building our first home in Baldivis - Blueprint Build
WA
1, 2

Hi Can I ask how many years of warranty did they provide to you guys?

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deepak648
Jun 10, 2019 3:44 pm
deepak648
deepak648
10 June 2019

My little abode - Custom Blueprint Build

My little abode - Custom Blueprint Build
WA

Hi Can I ask how many years of warranty did they provide to you guys?

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deepak648
Jun 10, 2019 3:44 pm
deepak648
deepak648
4 June 2019

HGWA in Calleya Estate

HGWA in Calleya Estate
WA
1 ... 21, 22, 23

Yeah you are absolutely right. I am more than 2K already and I am sure it will go up again.

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deepak648
Jun 04, 2019 5:55 pm
Joker
Joker
4 June 2019

Bankrupt Builder on partially finished house

Bankrupt Builder on partially finished house
WA

Would do what Alex79, structuralBIMGuy suggest,go owner builder, getting individual jobs done will be easier than getting a builder to take over,if you were in Geelong…

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Joker
Jun 04, 2019 11:03 am
Bruce18
Bruce18
25 May 2019

Building new house - choosing a builder

Building new house - choosing a builder
WA

Hi Bruce. Where is the property located? Sam

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Bruce18
May 25, 2019 5:56 pm
amilelka
amilelka
6 May 2019

KDR with Ross North - Perth WA

KDR with Ross North - Perth WA
WA

I agree with widening the entry. You need a minimum of 1400 width in an entry to not feel cramped. You won't feel the difference when parking your caravan, but you…

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amilelka
May 06, 2019 10:33 pm
Sethor
Sethor
1 May 2019

Shadowline Cornice and skirting

Shadowline Cornice and skirting
WA

I'd go with Splayed as well.

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Sethor
May 01, 2019 5:54 pm
Pradipta
Pradipta
25 April 2019

Layout planning

Layout planning
WA
1, 2

Hello Pradipta, if you have not signed up with the builder than i have started a new concept in western australia to Visualise the Floor plans in real size so you can…

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Pradipta
Apr 25, 2019 8:07 pm
Pradipta

Hi, if you have not signed up with the builder than i have started a new concept in western Australia to Visualise the Floor plans in real size so you can walk through…

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Trotdeglobe
Apr 25, 2019 6:37 pm
Althom
Althom
24 April 2019

Good builders in Perth without "dale alcock" price tag

Good builders in Perth without "dale alcock" price tag
WA
1, 2, 3

The DAH tradies that built our place were on a Summit job before they did ours

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Althom
Apr 24, 2019 10:26 am
Althom
thme
thme
25 March 2019

B1 Homes Perth WA -Custom Design

B1 Homes Perth WA -Custom Design
WA
1, 2, 3, 4

We had to get DA for our 52.1% coverage in City of Bayswater. We also had a lesser setback than designated for an R25 zoning. They also stated the standard 60-90 day…

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thme
Mar 25, 2019 4:07 pm
Mzdivaa
Mzdivaa
7 March 2019

Our new home in the Vale Estate, Aveley- Celebration Homes

Our new home in the Vale Estate, Aveley- Celebration Homes
WA

Hi I'm new to this forum, I am considering celebration as well and I wanted to know if you got all these as promotional deals or upgrades and possibly share how much you…

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Mzdivaa
Mar 07, 2019 4:49 pm
Purpurin
Purpurin
1 March 2019

Modified Pemberton - Complete Homes

Modified Pemberton - Complete Homes
WA

We really liked it. It gives such a smooth rock hard surface. A lot smoother finish than the normal while set (our current house used white set and there’s plaster…

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Purpurin
Mar 01, 2019 9:43 am

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