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Building with Metricon

Building with Metricon
NSW
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In VIC it’s normal to have a slab site manager and then your actual site manager for the rest of the build.

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emmyawards
May 24, 2018 3:51 am

I wonder if anyone has any experience with these double glazed windows with integral blinds, I think they're otherwise known as blinds between the glass. I saw them…

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ben888
May 24, 2018 12:28 am
ben888

Individual Design - New Choice Homes

Individual Design - New Choice Homes
WA
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Yes the colour pigment was an upgrade, will be interesting to see how it changes over the next few days.

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Choosy
May 24, 2018 12:06 am
Choosy

Thanks for your comments HillsBuilds. I guess having the two larger windows doesn't look too bad, and doesn't look like something is just missing in the middle. Or…

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ben888
May 24, 2018 12:03 am
ben888

Can anyone please tell me the price of this exact staircase i.e. - square timber handrail - timber sawtooth capping - glass balustrade - carpet The timber in stain finish.

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Kazi
May 23, 2018 11:33 pm
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J278
May 23, 2018 11:20 pm
J278

Haven’t update for while. Our site was start on 12 Feb 20 Feb 2018: site cut was completed 23 Feb 2018: Concretor started digging out the pier holes. During the bad…

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CKY
May 23, 2018 11:17 pm
CKY

Hi Wentworth 33, How are you going with your build? We had frames up already, bricks were delivered last week , maybe start brickworks next week. Everything is good so…

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jess98
May 23, 2018 10:48 pm

McDonald Jones Homes - The new thread

McDonald Jones Homes - The new thread
NSW
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Hi All, Just wanted to check if anyone has done flooring from outside, not the builder and how did it work, with the skirting and waterfall edge if the flooring is done…

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Kery_deep
May 23, 2018 10:47 pm

Questions regarding building quality of new home

Questions regarding building quality of new home

Sorry but I can't seem to post any links at all, I'm referring to the reviews on product-review.com.au if anyone is wondering

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Matchlock
May 23, 2018 10:25 pm

And frames are going up!!!

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GoodeOne
May 23, 2018 10:23 pm
GoodeOne

Metricon Franklin 53 modified

Metricon Franklin 53 modified
SA
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Oh that’s a beautiful big house. Have you got a thread. I love seeing another big Home go up and do a sticky beak on your plans. Love seeing what people change to suit…

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stoff17
May 23, 2018 10:06 pm

Please give some advice between these builders :)

Please give some advice between these builders :)

Hi Everyone, New to this site so sorry if this is in the wrong place! We are looking to demolish and build in Perth, WA. We have narrowed down the builders to three -…

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Hunter14
May 23, 2018 9:52 pm
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Code128
May 23, 2018 9:50 pm
Code128

Metricon Winchester 28- Finally Started!

Metricon Winchester 28- Finally Started!
VIC
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For some reason I read that as stabbed shocked the living daylights out of me. Congrats on your slab 🤛 viewtopic.php?t=86597

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Doulton777
May 23, 2018 9:44 pm
Doulton777

Coral Homes - Grange 25 (Newport)

Coral Homes - Grange 25 (Newport)
QLD
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Oh my gosh it’s all happening so quickly!! 🤩

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mj-mac4
May 23, 2018 9:27 pm
mj-mac4

KDR Sekisui House - St George

KDR Sekisui House - St George
NSW
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Another small item completed today... Main bathroom's soft close drawer... Didn't had to wait long ...just 6 months. ::angry:: Internal garage door handle changed to correct style…

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shazaw
May 23, 2018 9:10 pm

Domaine Homes

Domaine Homes

Hi. Which sales person are you dealing with? We had a pushy salesperson and paid the tender, only to almost pull out because we would have been better off waiting (after…

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MichelleK
May 23, 2018 8:55 pm

Fairhaven Homes

Fairhaven Homes
VIC
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Did anyone extend their shower to 900 x 1200 instead of standard 900x900 and know how much Fairhaven charged for it? I decided to do it after the color appointment but…

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Bronte19
May 23, 2018 8:54 pm

Our Acacia Home

Our Acacia Home
NSW
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Sorry to say this ... yes it does look a bit messy. And I can't say much about my site as its also very untidy with all soil and grass piled up on one side and left…

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shazaw
May 23, 2018 8:52 pm

Quality of Package Homes

Quality of Package Homes

Great posts from everyone. I have said this before "quality is a function of price" with a proviso that you can pay for quality and still get crap. No one has ever found a…

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building-expert
May 23, 2018 8:15 pm
building-expert

Waffle slab know what your getting.

Waffle slab know what your getting.
VIC

Great information from Matthew Cornell, full marks I have inspected close to 10000 homes either during construction or finished at various ages for pre purchase or…

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building-expert
May 23, 2018 7:49 pm
building-expert

Our First Home - Building with Valeco in Brookhaven Estate

Our First Home - Building with Valeco in Brookhaven Estate
QLD
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Thanks Tribe. Driveway got poured today, no photos though. Hanginggggg outtt

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breebarter
May 23, 2018 7:42 pm
breebarter

{Dawn} SE Melb Build - Long journey nearly over!

{Dawn} SE Melb Build - Long journey nearly over!
VIC
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Looks very homely with the new chair. I see its already been claimed. So cute.

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allblaqk
May 23, 2018 6:50 pm
allblaqk

Bold Living Acreage build, Scenic Rim QLD - Slab Stage

Bold Living Acreage build, Scenic Rim QLD - Slab Stage
QLD
1 ... 30, 31, 32

Fragrance Diffusers ;) Love all the photos tribe, coming along really nicely!

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allblaqk
May 23, 2018 6:47 pm
allblaqk

Manhattan 23 - Coral Homes (Week 18: Flooring, Carpet....)

Manhattan 23 - Coral Homes (Week 18: Flooring, Carpet....)
QLD
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How frustrating that they moved your PCI. Hopefully there won’t be much to do once you have it and then you can get keys soon after! It’s great to be in our own…

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Bridgetwitch
May 23, 2018 6:14 pm
Bridgetwitch

Hello, we are in the process of working with a builder on a custom double storey home and have initial plans back. We have some concerns with the facade, particularly the…

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Katie1983
May 23, 2018 6:06 pm

22nd May - Bricks completed! 23rd May - Renderers have started so hopefully not too long before the front facade is complete with paint.

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doosra
May 23, 2018 5:43 pm

Newpark Estate, Marsden Park

Newpark Estate, Marsden Park
NSW

Yeah good idea. At the moment there is not much out there in terms of how they are with their timelines for registration etc.

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Mons1eur
May 23, 2018 4:55 pm
Tamm
Tamm
12 h

Who else is building with Eden Brae?

Who else is building with Eden Brae?
NSW
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Hi Winto, I searched my junk but not there?? Can you please re try. Thank you so much!!! Really appreciate it

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Tamm
May 23, 2018 4:55 pm

Coral Homes - Modified Grange 29

Coral Homes - Modified Grange 29
QLD
1 ... 12, 13, 14

Yippeeee!!!! Shutters to be installed this Saturday morning to main bathroom, master bedroom and living room! Cant wait!!!!!!🤗

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Dylandbrooke
May 23, 2018 4:02 pm
Dylandbrooke

Crown Hill Estate Riverstone

Crown Hill Estate Riverstone
NSW
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In my experience, little comes from complaints. With Crown Hill, I'm relying on the engineer's insights. To be frank however, this is quite standard. There's almost an…

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michaelturneraurum
May 23, 2018 3:35 pm
michaelturneraurum

Finally after 12months since moving in our home the sofas in the sitting room have arrived and looking pretty. If you remember we initially purchased the Chesterfield…

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Orpheus
May 23, 2018 3:21 pm
Orpheus

Rawson build in Cameron Park

Rawson build in Cameron Park
NSW
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We used The Hunter Inspector for our building inspection.

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CG Scardycat
May 23, 2018 3:12 pm
CC7
CC7
14 h

Daydream 30. 22 week build. After handover fun has begun

Daydream 30. 22 week build. After handover fun has begun
QLD
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everything is looking so good, hooray for window blinds! Im sorry to hear about your mum, but glad she's okay now. I think you need some big pots with some large plants…

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CC7
May 23, 2018 2:46 pm
CC7
Melt23
Melt23
14 h

My build in Bloomdale- On Hold 😡

My build in Bloomdale- On Hold 😡
VIC
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This weeks update: no update (again) Over it!!

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Melt23
May 23, 2018 2:43 pm

Issues with property inspection

Issues with property inspection
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No joy. I discussed with Darbecca and they said that it was ok to have it done with moisture. As they had adhered to the increase in gap size, no moisture should hit the…

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moventura
May 23, 2018 1:42 pm

Building with Kurmond Homes

Building with Kurmond Homes
NSW
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Dear All, We have been in our home 2 and 1/2 years now and it is still absolutely amazing and wonderful!!! To all the newbies out there, you need to have a realistic idea…

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Big Mama
May 23, 2018 1:27 pm
Big Mama

First Build in Perth - Choosing a Builder

First Build in Perth - Choosing a Builder
WA
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Hi all, just an update if anyone cares. I am in lock up stage and everything is progressing well, currently waiting for flooring which hopefully won't take much longer.…

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fivespice
May 23, 2018 1:20 pm

Concreting/Liquid Limestone in Perth

Concreting/Liquid Limestone in Perth

Hi all, I have almost completed my build in Perth and still require a driveway, paths and alfresco area floor coverage. I honestly don't like how plain concrete looks at…

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fivespice
May 23, 2018 1:02 pm

Riverstone Oasis Stage 2

Riverstone Oasis Stage 2
NSW

Hey Vaibhav! Thanks mate! I've been trying to get on more but didn't realise there was an Oasis thread! I've been replying to the Crown Hill one a lot! No real…

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michaelturneraurum
May 23, 2018 12:51 pm
michaelturneraurum
Teemo
Teemo
16 h

Provincial Homes

Provincial Homes
NSW
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SG biggest thing I learned is do not let yourself be put into an awkward position due to SS estimates. I was originally told 3rd week of April because "When the Gyprock is…

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Teemo
May 23, 2018 12:49 pm

Yeah they still refer to this specific type of wall panelling in Australia as Wainscoting. Intrim recommend using Inlay Mould…

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seans9191
May 23, 2018 12:18 pm

Slab heave is alive and well, watch out.

Slab heave is alive and well, watch out.
1, 2, 3, 4

How true you are this is my biggest concern, it has costed us a small fortune with out going into numbers and still going and not even close to vcat yet, so who do you…

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Mauromario
May 23, 2018 11:59 am


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