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Sekisui | Burbank - Cedarwood1828

Sekisui | Burbank - Cedarwood1828
NSW
1 ... 35, 36, 37

I hope you get some resolution on your outstanding issues soon, particularly the HWS relief valve. Isn't that a safety issue? Also, we thought there might have been an…

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The_Joneses
Jun 21, 2018 9:56 pm

Stellabella's second build...Final floor plan, contract!

Stellabella's second build...Final floor plan, contract!
QLD
1 ... 7, 8, 9

We just REALLY wanted the Linea cladding, we upgraded to it specifically from Newport because that's the look we're after. As it turns out, we need R2.0 to all external…

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stellabella
Jun 21, 2018 9:54 pm
stellabella

Dream home build in the Southern Highlands

Dream home build in the Southern Highlands
NSW

Well I’ll follow along.... We have just bought 1.5 acres in northwest Sydney. Looking at building with a small custom builder, meeting with an architect next week, to…

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gogo65
Jun 21, 2018 9:48 pm
gogo65

that is a standard slab upgraded to 32 Mpa to stop cracking. It's been done by concretefx. It's a grind ants seal. Our house which is mechanically polished looks even better

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brucefil2011
Jun 21, 2018 9:47 pm

Building again, Ben Trager homes WA

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

Thanks evi, I’ll go back tomorrow and get some more pics

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tinkster
Jun 21, 2018 9:43 pm
tinkster

Our Acacia Home

Our Acacia Home
NSW
1 ... 42, 43, 44

Good luck for tomorrow, can't wait to hear all about it. So excited for you!!

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The_Joneses
Jun 21, 2018 9:39 pm

KDR Sekisui House - St George

KDR Sekisui House - St George
NSW
1 ... 76, 77, 78

Tehehe referring to your excitement about trimum. I'm so excited for them too ::party::::cheerleader:: :-D Cant believe you forgot to take photos! You know better than that :lol:

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cat_dunc
Jun 21, 2018 9:37 pm
cat_dunc

Hydronic slab for heating AND cooling?

Hydronic slab for heating AND cooling?
NSW

We have gone with hydronic heating only in the Monaro. Having some teething problems at the moment that we hope to get sorted soon. We are working off heat pumps, as we…

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arcadelt
Jun 21, 2018 9:29 pm

Extremely poor brickwork or expected too much?

Extremely poor brickwork or expected too much?

The look is odd and can can tell it from far away... Will have to make a case with site manager. good to know its not just us being unrealistic

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Mt.view
Jun 21, 2018 9:26 pm
Mt.view
JRP
JRP
58 m

Building in Hillcroft - Claymore

Building in Hillcroft - Claymore
NSW
1, 2, 3, 4, 5

Hi All, We are considering building a home at Hillcroft. Appreciate if you could please share some insights on the neighbourhood.

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JRP
Jun 21, 2018 9:00 pm

Building in Crystal Waters, North Kellyville

Building in Crystal Waters, North Kellyville
NSW
1, 2, 3

My concern is that on original contours which I know weren't final when agent sold block to us, had a 5% fall - according to council they are now between 13-18%. We cannot…

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Stimpson
Jun 21, 2018 8:52 pm
Kazi
Kazi
1 h

Building with Wisdom Homes

Building with Wisdom Homes
NSW
1 ... 560, 561, 562

Hi Doosra, Wisdom sales representative mentioned it but we thought at time that we would not need it. :|

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Kazi
Jun 21, 2018 8:44 pm

Welcome to the club! Our build as at yesterday.

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fademan
Jun 21, 2018 8:21 pm
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Monkey55
Jun 21, 2018 8:13 pm
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mj-mac4
Jun 21, 2018 8:01 pm
mj-mac4

Valeco first time build North Brisbane

Valeco first time build North Brisbane
QLD
1, 2

Love your selections! I wonder why they are a little similar. We chickened out too, don’t worry there’s always the next build 🤪lol

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breebarter
Jun 21, 2018 7:55 pm
breebarter

Cavity sliding door - using Mass Loaded vinyl for sound proo

Cavity sliding door - using Mass Loaded vinyl for sound proo

Hi I am researching ways to reduce noise transfer via the empty ‘pocket’ in the wall where the cavity sliding door sits when open. This pocket cannot be filled with…

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rusty_spoon
Jun 21, 2018 7:52 pm

Hi SBG14 - how exciting! What facade are you doing? We will be going for the manor facade, probably in a dark grey and broken up with timber and stone - sort of like the…

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seechange
Jun 21, 2018 7:11 pm

GJ Gardner Montville- First home build- QLD

GJ Gardner Montville- First home build- QLD
1, 2

we are about to sign building the montville 462 in Victoria, but have changed the floor plan a fair bit, so hopefully it all works out

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SBG14
Jun 21, 2018 6:48 pm

Anybody with experience or knowledge of Mega Homes?

Anybody with experience or knowledge of Mega Homes?
VIC

Oof, that's a pretty damning review. Unfortunately, for them, this is the pattern we've seen with any reports. They've countered that their buy-out has fixed their…

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Eric_Melb
Jun 21, 2018 6:38 pm

Water mains pressure exceed 500 KpA

Water mains pressure exceed 500 KpA

Is there a pressure limiting valve fitted? There should be. If not, contact the builder because you have paid for one.

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SaveH2O
Jun 21, 2018 6:35 pm
SaveH2O

Building an Aegean230 with Mainvue.

Building an Aegean230 with Mainvue.
VIC
1 ... 16, 17, 18

Thanks Rachael, Our SS still won’t give us a date but we aren’t in a hurry. Admin stated NHP is not scheduled until end of August but we’ll see.

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firsttime_homies1401
Jun 21, 2018 6:24 pm
firsttime_homies1401

Site meeting this morning to try and get an idea of timeframes for PCI. Communication does not seem to be Avelings strong point so meeting the SS does help put our minds…

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nicolac34
Jun 21, 2018 6:23 pm
nicolac34

Well we're now locked out and can only peer through windows for photos. Looking good though. Love our kitchen.

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Guy T
Jun 21, 2018 6:14 pm

june update about 1 month to go before handover starting to look at quotes for blinds, landscaping etc butler pantry driveway not yet done, waiting on gas…

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neb880
Jun 21, 2018 6:05 pm
neb880

Metricon Winchester 28- Framing

Metricon Winchester 28- Framing
VIC
1 ... 28, 29, 30

based on our build so far, and how good our site manager and Group 4 reports have been, I wouldn't bother with an independent inspection for our build. My builder mate…

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Drew01
Jun 21, 2018 6:05 pm
Drew01

Not a decent pic but sample with the red dot is charcoal and next to it black japan

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Emmz70
Jun 21, 2018 5:30 pm

KDR - Allcastle Homes Grandworth 45 MK2

KDR - Allcastle Homes Grandworth 45 MK2
NSW
1, 2, 3, 4

Mate , they will slap you another $1000 to do that , doubt you will be looking at your box once the house is built so don’t worry about it I say

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Mojitostan
Jun 21, 2018 5:28 pm

shame on you porter davis

shame on you porter davis

terrible quick to take your money.. ' aftercare' IS A LOAD OF RUBBISH. any complaints is oh everything is in guidelines!! front door is bowed the bow must be 6mm out to…

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crofty
Jun 21, 2018 4:17 pm

KDR - Rawson Chifley 42 mark ii in Newcastle.

KDR - Rawson Chifley 42 mark ii in Newcastle.
NSW
1, 2

We definitely have a floor waste in the laundry and we didn't ask about it. It's standard with Rawson

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CG Scardycat
Jun 21, 2018 4:16 pm
kbvd
kbvd
6 h

home building in macarthur heights with fall

home building in macarthur heights with fall

Hi all, Does anyone come across the variation in contour survey compared to original Landcom Designer contour plans before…

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kbvd
Jun 21, 2018 3:47 pm

HGWA Baldivis

HGWA Baldivis
WA
1 ... 7, 8, 9

Thank you so excited 😁! I know so impressed with how quick it’s gone up for the both of us! I really can’t wait to get inside and use that kitchen and finally…

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vanessah2015
Jun 21, 2018 3:19 pm
vanessah2015

DUCAN Trading - 2nd Hand Building Material in Chipping Norton- provides recycled solid bricks, pavers, at lowest price guarantee. Recycled solid…

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Ducan Trading
Jun 21, 2018 3:14 pm

A lot has been done since last updated and now we are in week 12. Bricks, cladding, plaster, doors, waterproofing, architraves etc etc.... ......but I'm annoyed. Down…

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SKND10
Jun 21, 2018 3:14 pm

Who else is building with Eden Brae?

Who else is building with Eden Brae?
NSW
1 ... 755, 756, 757

Iconic series for the switches and power points only.

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InvincibleInDN
Jun 21, 2018 2:38 pm
InvincibleInDN

Crystal waters

Crystal waters

My concern is that on original contours which I know weren't final when agent sold block to us, had a 5% fall - according to council they are now between 13-18%. We cannot…

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Stimpson
Jun 21, 2018 2:27 pm

Stormwater pipes in driveway/concretes paths

Stormwater pipes in driveway/concretes paths

Hi, I was just wondering if the above is still consistent with the revised AS3727 standard? I had read the standards for joints had been revised but it apparently only…

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Mr. Sausage
Jun 21, 2018 1:53 pm

Plumbing missed after slab

Plumbing missed after slab

After doing this post we also realised they missed the drainage from the butler's pantry too. To fix the one in the alfresco they had to bring a pipe up next to the…

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aphsta
Jun 21, 2018 1:27 pm

Modified Coral Marcoola 32 SEQ

Modified Coral Marcoola 32 SEQ
NSW
1 ... 7, 8, 9

Wow I love the bold colours! Gorgeous 😍

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mj-mac4
Jun 21, 2018 1:11 pm
mj-mac4
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Phan
Jun 21, 2018 12:34 pm
Cooky
Cooky
10 h

Building at Bardia - New Breeze

Building at Bardia - New Breeze
NSW
1 ... 39, 40, 41

My architect didn't speak of any such restriction. Im not having a balcony on the side, just a long one on the front which stretches 10m along the front of the house.…

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Cooky
Jun 21, 2018 12:07 pm
Cooky
tammyt
tammyt
10 h

I'm doing some research about a real estate can anyone help?

I'm doing some research about a real estate can anyone help?

My mates and I are looking to create a property app, and we need to understand what people think about our idea. If you have a few minutes, please help respond to the…

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tammyt
Jun 21, 2018 12:03 pm
tammyt
CW_L
CW_L
10 h

Fowler Homes Catalina 23 - Oran Park

Fowler Homes Catalina 23 - Oran Park
NSW
1 ... 10, 11, 12

Got a call from our site supervisor. Piering to start next week, and slab to go in the week after. Yay! The ball has started rolling.. Lets hope the rain holds out for a…

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CW_L
Jun 21, 2018 12:02 pm
CW_L
41202
41202
10 h

Building with Orion Homes in Armstrong Creek, VIC.

Building with Orion Homes in Armstrong Creek, VIC.
VIC
1, 2

more than two times for building time than the other builder's

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Jun 21, 2018 11:42 am
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