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Thanks Gaudi. Yes we are having our appliance wall in blk cabinetry so would go... although I am now thinking of going back to my original plan- lighter stairs with the…

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MLC
Jan 19, 2019 9:03 pm

Saturday 19th January 2019 Began erecting steel frame. Most walls completed. Trusses next.

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Country Home
Jan 19, 2019 9:01 pm

URBAN MYTHS .... ?

URBAN MYTHS .... ?
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We are at vcat now after spending well over 150k i am so dirty on all the system. Burbank did a forensic investigation and came back with. Wait for it? They have no idea…

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Mauromario
Jan 19, 2019 8:54 pm

Carpets are a luxurious asset and a nice carpet can change an otherwise average room. As a costly purchase they require to be well-maintained. You will save cash in the…

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carpetclean
Jan 19, 2019 8:43 pm

Verdant Hill Tarneit

Verdant Hill Tarneit

Hi Does anyone has idea about approvals in verdant hill Tarneit? Mine is stage 6 but I guess they have not even given titles to stage 1.its going to be 2 years when I…

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IshReal
Jan 19, 2019 8:42 pm
Drew01
Drew01
49 m

Building Bayside : Our Glendale 45

Building Bayside : Our Glendale 45
VIC
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Got our 10kW of solar going on on the 30th. By my calculations, on a good day, we should be able to generate up to 80kWh of electricity in a day

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Drew01
Jan 19, 2019 8:22 pm
Drew01

Manhattan 21 heavily modified - Coral Homes Sunshine Coast

Manhattan 21 heavily modified - Coral Homes Sunshine Coast
QLD
1, 2

Cool, congrats!! Very exciting Hope all goes smoothly Coral seems to do alot in that first month of the building. You have a slab down, then walls and roof. It's quite…

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WowBingo
Jan 19, 2019 8:03 pm

Has anyone rectified slab heave successfully

Has anyone rectified slab heave successfully
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Hi. Liliana I've had to stop answering questions on forums because of how angry I have become I blame my solicitor because they should never excepted that the builder…

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Mauromario
Jan 19, 2019 7:53 pm

Yeah it's been pretty hectic trying to get as much done as possible. Concreting will finish mid this week and then I can start ordering and laying grass. I just started…

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doosra
Jan 19, 2019 7:42 pm

Coral Homes general build thread

Coral Homes general build thread
QLD
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I recognise your name from our builders thread. I stopped posting long ago because I'm so peeved. Yes I believe you need one, we got a final one from them

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SKND10
Jan 19, 2019 7:28 pm
JJ66
JJ66
3 h

Has anyone built with Langdon in the Bendigo area?

Has anyone built with Langdon in the Bendigo area?

Just wondering if anyone has built with Langdon in the Bendigo area? They're not much reviews currently..

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JJ66
Jan 19, 2019 6:18 pm

In wesbeam's, ehouse app, I input values for a hypothetical roof, its only 2 metres half span, 35 degree, 400 spacing, the app tells me: 1 / 200 x 108 (45+63) e-beam…

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Andre2018
Jan 19, 2019 4:59 pm

Custom build on acerage in Ipswich QLD

Custom build on acerage in Ipswich QLD
QLD

Colour selection booked for Tuesday, deposit has been paid to the builder.

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alymei
Jan 19, 2019 3:58 pm

Coral Homes Noosa 23 - South Ripley

Coral Homes Noosa 23 - South Ripley

Following, we are building in haigslea and our land settles a couple of days after you guys

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alymei
Jan 19, 2019 3:55 pm

Building with Metricon in Sydney

Building with Metricon in Sydney
NSW
1, 2

If you have major concerns please contact the Regional NSW Building Manager at Metricon We finished our build in Schofields 2 1/2 years ago and involved the then regional…

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UKAussi
Jan 19, 2019 3:55 pm
UKAussi
JXYL
JXYL
6 h

Building the Metricon Doulton

Building the Metricon Doulton
VIC
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Hi Stanus: If you don't mind me asking, how much was your Hume Matisse Double Front Door and door handles? I got quoted $9800 for the double front door, which is on…

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JXYL
Jan 19, 2019 3:21 pm

Builder won't let us nominate our surveyor (Victoria)

Builder won't let us nominate our surveyor (Victoria)
VIC

It is undisputable that it is within the legal framework for Burbank to lodge the documents. The fact that the documents received on 31 August…

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SaveH2O
Jan 19, 2019 3:18 pm
SaveH2O
MLC
MLC
6 h

Building with Metricon

Building with Metricon
NSW
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Thanks Drew01 for sharing your experience. We’re just waiting the quote after our colours appointment then will see what we can do.

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MLC
Jan 19, 2019 3:11 pm

Split System Air Condtioner Allworth Concerto

Split System Air Condtioner Allworth Concerto

Hi Everyone, Just seeing if anyone out there has put a split system air conditioner into a Allworth Homes Concerto design and where did they put it. Hopefully there will…

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Mrmac73
Jan 19, 2019 2:54 pm

Allworth homes

Allworth homes
NSW
1, 2, 3

Hi Everyone, I know these are old posts, but thought I would see if I get any replies. We purchased an Allworth Concerto from a developer on the NSW South Coast. We are…

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Mrmac73
Jan 19, 2019 2:49 pm

Week 26 Cabinetry and internal doors have been installed along with the front door and waterproofing for the showers and bath. Our island bench…

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Clareymoo
Jan 19, 2019 11:57 am

2nd soil test - contours changed

2nd soil test - contours changed
VIC

Ok, I guess the other question that is likely to get more response is... for people who have done a demo, when you checked the contour levels from the 2nd soil test were…

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derfelcadarn
Jan 19, 2019 11:38 am
MrsAJ
MrsAJ
10 h

Coral Homes modified Noosa 25 Far North Coast NSW

Coral Homes modified Noosa 25 Far North Coast NSW
NSW
1, 2

Congrats Rhani. Hope things keep rolling quickly for you. All the best for colours. Make sure you are confident with all ur selection before hand as we felt we didn't…

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MrsAJ
Jan 19, 2019 11:25 am

Rawson Chifley 37 MKII Metro Facade Build

Rawson Chifley 37 MKII Metro Facade Build

Thanks! We received our authority to commence construction letter yesterday and were added to the construction list! Now we just wait for our SS to pick up the file and…

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Huhness
Jan 19, 2019 9:14 am
Huhness

Hi Guys I am renovating my pool area and I might have a dispute on how the landscaper has screwed the hardwood to the feature wall and also the customer made seat they…

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Duke74
Jan 19, 2019 8:37 am
its
its
13 h

Worth getting external tiles and concrete sealed?

Worth getting external tiles and concrete sealed?

Was looking at getting high pressure wash on our external concrete tiles (porous) and exposed aggregate. Was told to seal it as…

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its
Jan 19, 2019 8:29 am

Hi Guys I am renovating my pool area and I might have a dispute on how the landscaper has screwed the hardwood to the feature wall and also the customer made seat they…

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Duke74
Jan 19, 2019 8:26 am
nateyo
nateyo
13 h

Anyone building in Aurora Estate, Wollert, VIC?

Anyone building in Aurora Estate, Wollert, VIC?
VIC

Hi guys, My names Nathan, first time poster. Just wondering if anyone around is building in the Aurora estate in Wollert? We are building in Stage 14 and want to know if…

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nateyo
Jan 19, 2019 8:23 am
ben888
ben888
19 h

Knockdown & Rebuild vs Renovation

Knockdown & Rebuild vs Renovation
1, 2

The $ per square is a way to estimate and compare cost of the overall build, and averages out all the areas in the house. Obviously the wet areas and the kitchen will…

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ben888
Jan 19, 2019 2:11 am
ben888

Which Slab is Better? Waffle Pod or Raft Concrete Slab???

Which Slab is Better? Waffle Pod or Raft Concrete Slab???
1, 2

This is a good thread. It would be great to have some scientific study though, not just anecdotal or quoting from engineer websites or old court cases.

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sweetswisssteel
Jan 19, 2019 1:27 am

Building and Contruction Startup

Building and Contruction Startup

I have been thinking about starting my own building and construction business for very long in Canberra. I have no prior experience but I am ready to take risk and do…

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ruc1983
Jan 19, 2019 12:20 am

Rawson Homes - General Thread

Rawson Homes - General Thread
NSW
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Is there any strict guideline, after PCI how soon the handover should happen? I heard it should be max 10 working days. In my case PCI was done on 10 Dec, still handover…

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NDDreamHome
Jan 18, 2019 11:22 pm

Modified Madison 35 by Clarendon Homes - Brisbane

Modified Madison 35 by Clarendon Homes - Brisbane
QLD
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Fairmont is a great design - we tossed up between it and the Madison. That's going to be one heck of a master! And the Hamptons is a really nice look. I'll be interested…

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KingTaco
Jan 18, 2019 10:44 pm
KingTaco

Virtual Reality Interactive Home Design

Virtual Reality Interactive Home Design

Hey ! It's an interesting.Keep share some more info about that. Thanks!

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ardesign
Jan 18, 2019 10:25 pm
ardesign
craigs
craigs
23 h

Exploding shower screen

Exploding shower screen

Yes Dathy, not with ikon glass but my shower screen door exploded just before Christmas. No one was around thankfully. There is lots of information out there about it…

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craigs
Jan 18, 2019 10:05 pm
Joker
Joker
23 h

Exposed waffle pod after slab pour?

Exposed waffle pod after slab pour?
NSW

That back left corner looks shocking, like a first time attempt, it's best to find out your builder is shit as early as possible.

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Joker
Jan 18, 2019 9:47 pm
Drew01
Drew01
24 h

Merricks 45 with Metricon

Merricks 45 with Metricon
QLD
1, 2, 3

I wish we'd gone for 600 eaves... 450 isn't enough when it's raining hard

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Drew01
Jan 18, 2019 9:36 pm
Drew01

Hi guys. Been in our home for 4 months now. Nail pops appeared early on. Have noticed a handful, different locations. I understand these are a defect, but do I run a…

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stephkutnjak
Jan 18, 2019 9:10 pm
pateljigar
pateljigar
Yesterday

Champion home builder sending variation invoice without lett

Champion home builder sending variation invoice without lett

CDC took me almost a month..sometimes it doesn’t even takes 2 weeks they said .

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pateljigar
Jan 18, 2019 8:47 pm

Simonds Cleland in Adelaide

Simonds Cleland in Adelaide
SA

Fantastic that’s awesome glad to hear your having a good expirience :D Is your site supervisor Andy? Look forward to seeing it progress !!

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Tysonandkaylie
Jan 18, 2019 7:48 pm

Hi guys! Anyone have nail popping in the ceiling of their new home? Do you HAVE to repair it or could it be left (keeping an eye that it doesn't get worse). I'm…

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stephkutnjak
Jan 18, 2019 7:39 pm
CalicoCat
CalicoCat
Yesterday

Is it really - PGH Blue Steel Flash Brick ?

Is it really - PGH Blue Steel Flash Brick ?

What I have noticed with my bricks (Selkirk Thunderstorm) is that they can look very different in various light. I have also found that my bricks don't photograph very…

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CalicoCat
Jan 18, 2019 7:02 pm
random101
random101
Yesterday

Que One Homes Melbourne

Que One Homes Melbourne
VIC

I'd love the same feedback if anyone has it.

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random101
Jan 18, 2019 6:02 pm
HoneyDee
HoneyDee
Yesterday

KDR in Melbourne SE suburbs- Carlisle - Montpellier 51

KDR in Melbourne SE suburbs- Carlisle - Montpellier 51
NSW
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I think Manj, still quite a far bit to go for handover. Hopefully middle of this year. I expect they will try & get it done before end of financial year 😁

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HoneyDee
Jan 18, 2019 6:01 pm
HoneyDee
jaytee08
jaytee08
Yesterday

East Village Leppington

East Village Leppington
NSW

Hi All, Anyone here own lot 230 and 312? We would like to get some quotes for fencing soon. We are owner of lot 311. Thank you.

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jaytee08
Jan 18, 2019 5:27 pm
davidp1984
davidp1984
Yesterday

Paramount Box Hill NSW 2765

Paramount Box Hill NSW 2765
NSW

Yeah, I did too. I settled early to mid Dec. very frustrating as I was ready to go for pretty much the whole year. A bit harsh considering they were 12 months late on…

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davidp1984
Jan 18, 2019 4:40 pm

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