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Builders recommendations & advices

Builders recommendations & advices

Hi everyone, I am new to homeone.com.au forum. I would like to hear your recommendations on builders. Who should I be staying away from and who should I be looking…

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Onram
Sep 22, 2019 6:52 pm

Who else is building with Eden Brae?

Who else is building with Eden Brae?
NSW
1 ... 768, 769, 770

I have just joined this forum as my husband + I have decided to go ahead with the Midland 23! We are after a farmhouse/hamptons feel to our home. A couple of questions…

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Kate27
Sep 22, 2019 6:45 pm

I've got a friend who's just enrolled in tafe to become a draftsman and wanted to have a crack at some floor plans. he's come up with this which i also quite like. It…

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Bobo5050
Sep 22, 2019 6:39 pm

H Slab - Screw Piles

H Slab - Screw Piles
1, 2

Hi snowlaina_80 Welcome to the forum Ask the Builder for revised certified engineering drawings and a Variation Order

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StructuralBIMGuy
Sep 22, 2019 6:33 pm
StructuralBIMGuy

Coral Homes Grange 28 build time

Coral Homes Grange 28 build time

Hey all, We have paid the $1750 deposit and signed the preliminary agreement with Coral Homes 2 weeks ago. Soil reports have been done along with our contour report.…

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Shannon288
Sep 22, 2019 6:16 pm

Home Building Blogs

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

, Blackett Homes, Canberra Custom KDR

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Trimega
Sep 22, 2019 5:46 pm

Guiding instructions how to fit sunhoods and Wet Seal them t

Guiding instructions how to fit sunhoods and Wet Seal them t

Hi, I am in the process of planning for my new project home. I am looking at Options for having sunhoods supplied and fitted for my new home. I have found a supplier which…

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indo26slate
Sep 22, 2019 5:07 pm

Hi, This is my block. Is it a zero lot? I don't think. How much will the setback me for side and front and back for this corner lot . Thanks in advance

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simransindhu2001
Sep 22, 2019 5:05 pm

Boutique Upgrade costs

Boutique Upgrade costs

Hi, we are thinking of building with Boutique and was wondering if anyone has pricing on some upgrades for the barcelona. Square set to living area?, extra laundry…

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Dearbee
Sep 22, 2019 4:19 pm

Metricon Sentosa 52 Modified

Metricon Sentosa 52 Modified
1 ... 5, 6, 7

Looking good! It’s a monster!

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shokel1975
Sep 22, 2019 3:48 pm
shokel1975

Building Inspector Assistance via "Variation in Contract"?

Building Inspector Assistance via "Variation in Contract"?

domwild FYI, Here is what I wrote in the letter to Metricon which resulted in them delaying the fixing stage payment invoice until PCI. They fixed most things, albeit very…

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Norfolk
Sep 22, 2019 3:46 pm
pc3d
pc3d
6 h

Which brand of hybrid flooring?

Which brand of hybrid flooring?

hybrid flooring are basically vinyl with rigid cork backing which is made up of PU stone composite material(latest tech) and acoustic underlay....karndean korlok and new…

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pc3d
Sep 22, 2019 2:53 pm
V002
V002
6 h

Need some advice about building proposal

Need some advice about building proposal
1, 2

That's something I'm looking into atm. The property was bought before September 1985 so I'm curious if the sale would be exempt from CGT. Talking to a solicitor this week…

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V002
Sep 22, 2019 2:14 pm

Boutique Homes - Refer a Friend Program

Boutique Homes - Refer a Friend Program

Hi, Hi that’s exciting. We are also building Barcelona 27. Here are the referrals details Elanchezhian and Rashmika. Contact no 0413881336. Let me know if you need…

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chezhianrv
Sep 22, 2019 1:58 pm

Demolition Tips

Demolition Tips

Be wary of the ‘hidden asbestos’ and similar scams in Sydney if you a doing a knock down rebuild (KDR). Its a confidence trick. Some demolition companies may win…

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Norfolk
Sep 22, 2019 11:29 am
Rend
Rend
9 h

Concrete Crack Not to be Considered as Defects - DFH

Concrete Crack Not to be Considered as Defects - DFH

Having a roller coaster ride with my home build. Long story, very stressful. We are now decided to build with DFH and their contract standard conditions state that…

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Rend
Sep 22, 2019 11:09 am

Advice needed re time from PCI to handover

Advice needed re time from PCI to handover

Clause 21.3A of your Metricon HIA contract says you are obliged to make the final progress claim when practical completion is reached. Metricon’s terms require payment…

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Norfolk
Sep 22, 2019 10:34 am

house extension

house extension

Mchalkie welcome to the forum Based on the information you have provided Extending 30m x 15m =450m2 at $800m2 to $1200m2 = $360K to $540K To get a more accurate…

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StructuralBIMGuy
Sep 22, 2019 8:51 am
StructuralBIMGuy

Land loan & construction loan

Land loan & construction loan

Omg, it's like with the consumer loan, where you lose your private property, if you hadn't payed the loan. Frankly speaking, for…

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kosai1111
Sep 22, 2019 8:07 am
MrsJM
MrsJM
13 h

My KDR Metricon Hampshire - Liberty - 45 Melb

My KDR Metricon Hampshire - Liberty - 45 Melb
VIC
1 ... 105, 106, 107

Oh my gosh!!!! I haven’t been on homeone a lot lately and my alerts aren’t coming through. I’ve just caught up on all of the awful drama that you’ve been going…

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MrsJM
Sep 22, 2019 7:50 am
MrsJM

Metricon - Duxton 39

Metricon - Duxton 39
VIC
1 ... 86, 87, 88

Spent one week to finish reading the whole story although it happened two years ago. No matter you can come back or not, I still want to say thank you to the blogger…

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weising2009
Sep 22, 2019 7:19 am
Ramee
Ramee
14 h

Bryan & Petersen Build in Regional Victoria

Bryan & Petersen Build in Regional Victoria
VIC
1 ... 4, 5, 6

Looking good and nice to hear flooring issue sorted out at the end to your satisfaction. Hope everything is ready by the PCI next week and things go smoothly. It is just…

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Ramee
Sep 22, 2019 6:12 am

Brisbane - Building and Energy Efficient Home

Brisbane - Building and Energy Efficient Home

Thanks a lot, darb. I will be engaged in the purchase next week.

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DarkMin
Sep 21, 2019 10:45 pm
DarkMin
Saika
Saika
Yesterday

Clarendon Fairmont 35, hamptons facade

Clarendon Fairmont 35, hamptons facade
QLD
1, 2, 3, 4

Wow!! Everything looks amazing!! Great extra corner you have there in the kitchen, good for a tea/breakfast station ❤️ What will your floors be? Can't wait to see…

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Saika
Sep 21, 2019 7:31 pm
mothbox
mothbox
Yesterday

Bricking over concrete driveway

Bricking over concrete driveway

My concrete driveway is beginning to look a little tired and I don't want to fork out to have it ripped up and replaced. I'll have to do some minor repairs of cracks but…

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mothbox
Sep 21, 2019 6:58 pm
sam_syd
sam_syd
Yesterday

Clarendon Boston 35

Clarendon Boston 35
NSW
1, 2, 3, 4, 5

Hello good people, my contract signing date is in 2 weeks. can you help me with 2 questions: 1. Do you know if we have to pay section 94 fee (1%) to parramatta…

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sam_syd
Sep 21, 2019 6:55 pm

Sewer Junction Location Question

Sewer Junction Location Question

Hi Bobjane The cheapest option would be 4 above ....redesign

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StructuralBIMGuy
Sep 21, 2019 5:55 pm
StructuralBIMGuy
indo26slate
indo26slate
Yesterday

Tiling defects - tolerance levels

Tiling defects - tolerance levels

Thanks for that. I see the link you provided is in relation to New South Wales. I forgot to mention I am building in QLD

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indo26slate
Sep 21, 2019 3:48 pm

Brickwork now has been completed. Roof construction will start next week.

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chekii
Sep 21, 2019 3:26 pm
amilelka
amilelka
Yesterday

Double oven or two ovens

Double oven or two ovens

Aren't most I ovens hardwired anyway? The built in ones definitely are.

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amilelka
Sep 21, 2019 3:01 pm
aussieta
aussieta
Yesterday

Coulourbond steel roof maintenace

Coulourbond steel roof maintenace

the algae roots grow into the coating, so get it off as soon as you can

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aussieta
Sep 21, 2019 1:54 pm
aussieta
gillybean
gillybean
Yesterday

Land lot size include nature strip?

Land lot size include nature strip?
NSW

Post the plans here, a photo would be good too.

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gillybean
Sep 21, 2019 1:43 pm
gillybean
ConfusedBuyer
ConfusedBuyer
Yesterday

Has anyone built or heard about rex homes ?

Has anyone built or heard about rex homes ?

Thanks for your advice. I will keep that in mind. Cheers

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ConfusedBuyer
Sep 21, 2019 12:12 pm

Plumbing tubes were done this week. Still no progress on the eaves though. At least the builder has removed the unnecessary scaffolding so that we can progress on the…

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amilelka
Sep 21, 2019 11:28 am
Ambassador36
Ambassador36
Yesterday

Building with Wisdom Homes

Building with Wisdom Homes
NSW
1 ... 749, 750, 751

Ok thank you, was very helpful! We are building in The Ponds and praying that the council is just as speedy with us as I really am already tired out from the admin…

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Ambassador36
Sep 21, 2019 9:03 am
StructuralBIMGuy
StructuralBIMGuy
21 September

TV Presenter,Turned Architect & Investor faces huge losses

TV Presenter,Turned Architect & Investor faces huge losses

That would be hidden by non disclosure agreements But I would imagine the Bond brokers Would have been paid huge commissions In mining it can be up to 20%...money for…

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StructuralBIMGuy
Sep 21, 2019 8:25 am
StructuralBIMGuy
ConfusedBuyer
ConfusedBuyer
21 September

How to know fall in land and how much would it cost extra ?

How to know fall in land and how much would it cost extra ?

I did check in the engineering plans and it says it there the total fall which is around 700mm. Thank you so much for your help

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ConfusedBuyer
Sep 21, 2019 7:28 am
spv
spv
21 September

How to shore up ground while replacing a retaining wall

How to shore up ground while replacing a retaining wall

thanks for the reply, I understand, that retaining walls require design and certification. My question was about possible shoring methods for temporarily retaining the…

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spv
Sep 21, 2019 1:23 am
clath
clath
20 September

Possible broken pipe .somewhere

Possible broken pipe .somewhere

Apparently yes. Non compliant according to plumber .It breaks easily. I have it connected to all my drainpipes. Except for one as plumber replaced it with proper connections

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clath
Sep 20, 2019 5:57 pm
clath

Box for the steel mesh, ribraft floor and concrete pour all completed today. From Monday begins the plumbing.

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powersquad
Sep 20, 2019 5:55 pm
IsabellaBoots
IsabellaBoots
20 September

Contemporary fireplace

Contemporary fireplace

i'm just commenting here so I can find it in the future, since I'm also interested in fireplaces.

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IsabellaBoots
Sep 20, 2019 4:00 pm

Rawson Balmoral 38 MK1 - Newcastle NSW

Rawson Balmoral 38 MK1 - Newcastle NSW
1, 2

I see. It's quite exciting watching the build isn't it?! We slabbed at the beginning of May and just had the top floor scaffolding removed with bottom room probably being…

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Harrington Terrrace
Sep 20, 2019 3:55 pm
Harrington Terrrace
Melos
Melos
20 September

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 3:54 pm
IsabellaBoots
IsabellaBoots
20 September

Pulling out of HIA

Pulling out of HIA

since you say it only adds up to around 3% of build cost I'd say it's fair enough. You might be able to push that lower, might. But if you do that you basically destroy…

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IsabellaBoots
Sep 20, 2019 3:50 pm
IsabellaBoots
IsabellaBoots
20 September

Slab just poured

Slab just poured

my house uses Termico, haven't had any issues, though you do have to pay for the yearly inspection to maintain the warranty.

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IsabellaBoots
Sep 20, 2019 3:44 pm
msresearcher
msresearcher
20 September

Colour questions?

Colour questions?
NSW
1 ... 9, 10, 11

Here are the pics I referred to

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msresearcher
Sep 20, 2019 3:39 pm
IsabellaBoots
IsabellaBoots
20 September

Trying to buy vacant land

Trying to buy vacant land

it would depend entirely on the owner. You could tell them that you wanted to make an offer conditional on your existing house selling. Is this vacant land owned by a…

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IsabellaBoots
Sep 20, 2019 3:37 pm
msresearcher
msresearcher
20 September

Taubmans Cotton Sheets or Bassinet?

Taubmans Cotton Sheets or Bassinet?
NSW

How did you go? Shots ive seen of it in realy life look lovely (and neutral) but the swatch looks so warm!

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msresearcher
Sep 20, 2019 3:15 pm
msresearcher
msresearcher
20 September

Building with Hall & Hart Homes

Building with Hall & Hart Homes
NSW
1 ... 34, 35, 36

Did you end up with cotton sheets? Im thinking this for internal walls but I dont see it mentioned often....

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msresearcher
Sep 20, 2019 2:45 pm

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