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We spared no expenses building our pride and joy.

We spared no expenses building our pride and joy.

OK I'll Bite, Tips based on Images without proofs IMO is old technology, Data,apps, Simulations are leading the way

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StructuralBIMGuy
Jul 19, 2018 5:24 am
StructuralBIMGuy

Timeline: Oct 2016: deposit for land Jul 2017: signed builder contract Nov 2017: land settlement Jun 2018: slab poured Jul 2017 : frame finished Current : roofing…

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ThemightyMoose
Jul 19, 2018 5:08 am

KDR Sekisui House - St George

KDR Sekisui House - St George
NSW
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Ok we are still aiming for handover this Friday. Hubby will be chasing again for Final OC paperwork tomorrow again, as certifier did say paper work should be ready by…

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shazaw
Jul 19, 2018 1:46 am

Metricon Franklin 53 - SA

Metricon Franklin 53 - SA

Yeah. We are quite excited as well. We live 5 mins. away and can't stop driving by the property now that the land has been cleared and cut. I am going to have to spend…

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dunkintoo
Jul 18, 2018 11:50 pm

Custom Home Builders

Custom Home Builders

Hi, Since you mentioned 'modern' and 'custom home', I assume you are looking for something high end ($600K build)? If so, the best place to start browsing is…

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meowys
Jul 18, 2018 11:42 pm

NEW BUILD - HGWA SOUTHPORT

NEW BUILD - HGWA SOUTHPORT
WA
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that’s so exciting about PCI your house is looking good! I love your cornices :)

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vanessah2015
Jul 18, 2018 11:06 pm
vanessah2015

Rawson Homes - General Thread

Rawson Homes - General Thread
NSW
1 ... 28, 29, 30

SS ---> Area Manager ---> Construction Manager ---> General Manager Ask your preConstruction admin for their contact details.

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MorningStar
Jul 18, 2018 10:14 pm
MorningStar

Custom KDR Canberra

Custom KDR Canberra
ACT

Your plans looks great Trimega! it will surely be light filled spacious home with fantastic outdoor living too! Agree with the comments from algernon and Hillsbuilds on…

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ligongl
Jul 18, 2018 9:57 pm

Our First Home - Building with Valeco in Brookhaven Estate

Our First Home - Building with Valeco in Brookhaven Estate
QLD
1 ... 15, 16, 17

We used our whole landscaping allowance just on upgraded turf. So $4000, we don’t have a lot of turfed area and that was upgraded through the company not through…

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breebarter
Jul 18, 2018 9:34 pm
breebarter

Window covering advice for large stacker doors

Window covering advice for large stacker doors

I also love the curtains but it hates to wash them :) Especially in the kitchen. I'll have to explore…

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Sara111
Jul 18, 2018 9:03 pm

Building with Metricon

Building with Metricon
NSW
1 ... 374, 375, 376

We too have temporary front doors installed

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excited_builders
Jul 18, 2018 8:48 pm

Can anyone recommend good apartment cleaners?

Can anyone recommend good apartment cleaners?

Hi all, We will be listing our apartment for sale soon and want to get it cleaned professionally including the black shower tiles I have tried everything I know of to…

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rajan_g4
Jul 18, 2018 8:44 pm
rajan_g4

Valeco first time build North Brisbane

Valeco first time build North Brisbane
QLD
1, 2, 3

haha no please overshare! we might not be having a smooth run, but im glad to hear others are. Our electrical is being installed this week which is exciting. Hoping to…

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gr8ly
Jul 18, 2018 8:41 pm
gr8ly

Our First Home - Ballarat - Welcome to Final Stages

Our First Home - Ballarat - Welcome to Final Stages
VIC
1 ... 19, 20, 21

Thanks my partner picked it. Who would know a trade would have great taste.

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icat2000
Jul 18, 2018 8:29 pm
icat2000

Coral Homes - Grange 25 (Newport)

Coral Homes - Grange 25 (Newport)
QLD
1 ... 12, 13, 14

Thanks. PCI on Monday. It will be a little sad moving from Narangba as we brought our boys up here, but I will still be working at the high school.

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bestspecials
Jul 18, 2018 8:26 pm
bestspecials

Hello, I create different stoves and fireplaces. This is one of my design works. I want to present the barbecue, which is built in the shape of a…

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pechnik
Jul 18, 2018 8:25 pm

Coral Homes / Avoca 23 / July 9th - Electrical fitout starts

Coral Homes / Avoca 23 / July 9th - Electrical fitout starts
1 ... 10, 11, 12

Whatttttttt?!!! You're almost done! How awesome does everything look. Your colours look the best to me.... i maybe bias 😉 or we both just have good taste 😉

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Dylandbrooke
Jul 18, 2018 8:22 pm
Dylandbrooke
Tashmc
Tashmc
10 h

MOVING - Valeco - Polished Concrete + Monochrome

MOVING - Valeco - Polished Concrete + Monochrome
QLD
1 ... 24, 25, 26

Are you all moved in Staceyrusell? Hope all is going well with your new home

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Tashmc
Jul 18, 2018 8:03 pm
Tashmc
FARNZ
FARNZ
10 h

Metricon Liberty 38/42

Metricon Liberty 38/42

Hi Chez, What extras did that include

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FARNZ
Jul 18, 2018 8:01 pm

Brick work around windows

Brick work around windows

It’s unlikely, but the builder my have ordered the window reveal size to suit weatherboard and not brick veneer causing the lack of width

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Howyagoin
Jul 18, 2018 6:58 pm

Coral homes marcoola 32 modified - mundoolun qld

Coral homes marcoola 32 modified - mundoolun qld
QLD
1, 2

Sorry, I did reply but the computer put it as a post I’m sorry. Sink was $700 to upgrade

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cass_rox
Jul 18, 2018 6:22 pm

Building Simonds Hudson in Warrnambool Vic

Building Simonds Hudson in Warrnambool Vic
VIC
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I vaguely recall you mentioning this before. I’d say the split crossover was a cost savings measure (that has ultimately cost you more!!)

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SileNceR
Jul 18, 2018 5:54 pm

Hi there Zen, Here is a pic of our facade i took today. We also used the Rawson house at Homeworld for inspiration, we really like the timber and dark bricks. When we…

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AllyBrian 2078
Jul 18, 2018 5:17 pm

Crest at Gledswood Hills

Crest at Gledswood Hills
NSW
1, 2, 3, 4

awesome neo. estate looks quite nice from top. once again i am happy that we decided to build our home at Crest. Brick work started on mine last week. cant wait to see the…

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mscrashed
Jul 18, 2018 5:04 pm

Thank you everyone. There is a bit more progress, but no improvement in the communication. I have made it quite clear to the builder, his son and the electrician when I…

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Variegated
Jul 18, 2018 4:07 pm
Variegated
jqcc0
jqcc0
14 h

Building with Wisdom Homes

Building with Wisdom Homes
NSW
1 ... 578, 579, 580

Yeah, privacy is a bit of a concern but the design of the house mitigates most of the issues - e.g. we have the enclosed balcony off the master bedroom. I'll put…

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jqcc0
Jul 18, 2018 3:32 pm

Our modest little kitchen haha The plan for our landscaping.

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brodav83
Jul 18, 2018 3:12 pm

Keystart Refinance Times

Keystart Refinance Times

My partner and i are just about to put in our keystart application today. Our repayments will be quite high (total end amount after rebates 434K @ 5.17% means repayments…

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KD1sthome
Jul 18, 2018 2:53 pm

help with splashback issue in new house

help with splashback issue in new house

This is terrible. You should be getting what you paid for. I definitely looks like white grout not light grey. 😫

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mj-mac4
Jul 18, 2018 2:51 pm
mj-mac4

I need to remove the drain cover so I can clear the drain. The water is not running away and is flooding the balcony. Any ideas how to remove it please?

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Pauloswindon
Jul 18, 2018 2:30 pm

Redbank Plains Custom Build: Homes by CMA

Redbank Plains Custom Build: Homes by CMA
QLD

Thanks Alymei! I lost my internet for 3 days which have been the longest 3 days ever! haha I take it for granted until its gone and then I hardly know what to do with…

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Nublette
Jul 18, 2018 12:55 pm
Nublette

Inspired Homes/Como Homes - Site start

Inspired Homes/Como Homes - Site start
VIC
1 ... 5, 6, 7

Fences are going up on Friday with site cut scheduled for Monday. When things happen they happen! Been assigned a SS who I believe is a recent poach from Arden, initials…

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Clareymoo
Jul 18, 2018 12:52 pm
CW_L
CW_L
18 h

Fowler Homes Catalina 23 - Oran Park

Fowler Homes Catalina 23 - Oran Park
NSW
1 ... 12, 13, 14

aww hahaha It's always going to be like that. If we got to start again, knowing what we know now, i'd make so many changes. Right now, i'll be content with just…

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CW_L
Jul 18, 2018 12:15 pm
CW_L

Rawson build in Cameron Park

Rawson build in Cameron Park
NSW
1, 2

Hi We are also building a Stroud 30 however are still waiting for the land the register. Did you make any alterations to the Plan ?? I am thinking of extending the…

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Nat12Kel123
Jul 18, 2018 12:01 pm

Iluka - Bray Park (G.J Gardner) - Week 2 - Plumbing Rough-in

Iluka - Bray Park (G.J Gardner) - Week 2 - Plumbing Rough-in
QLD
1 ... 7, 8, 9

Update - Plumbing roughin completed. They have done a great job - I think :) Pipes sticking out of the ground - in the right place? Who knows just yet :) The temp power still…

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BrentandAllison
Jul 18, 2018 11:46 am
BrentandAllison

B1 Homes Perth WA -Custom Design

B1 Homes Perth WA -Custom Design
WA
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THAT BATH!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! :x!:x!:x!:x!:x!:x!:x!:x!:x!:x!:x!:x!:x!:x!:x!:x!:x!

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spiffmiff
Jul 18, 2018 11:35 am
spiffmiff
kks
kks
20 h

Knock Down Rebuild SE MELB with Hallbury homes

Knock Down Rebuild SE MELB with Hallbury homes

Learnt the importance of azimuth/siting with my Laurence Street, Manly, unit. The most fabulous views across Sydney Harbour and out through The Heads. But what a cold,…

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kks
Jul 18, 2018 10:18 am

Site works advice needed

Site works advice needed

Those levels & that cut and fill is nonsense they are just burying Concrete & Bricks (@$200/m3 material cost while fill is only $30m3) The optimised engineering solution…

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StructuralBIMGuy
Jul 18, 2018 9:00 am
StructuralBIMGuy

Is it possible for me to do this water leak job?

Is it possible for me to do this water leak job?

Hi all, Thank you for all your replies. I have applied a silicone as a temporary fix. It has been working so far. I definitely agree with getting a professional to do…

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knhchris
Jul 18, 2018 8:55 am

Deposit query?? House and land.. help!!!!

Deposit query?? House and land.. help!!!!

The amount you have already paid forms part of your 17.5k deposit.

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blackcat20
Jul 18, 2018 8:23 am
blackcat20
the dream
the dream
Yesterday

Building with Kurmond Homes

Building with Kurmond Homes
NSW
1 ... 86, 87, 88

Our slab ended up being 2 pours, they did the bottom first, then they did the top half (we have a split level). Frames were delivered yesterday, and i drove past this…

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the dream
Jul 17, 2018 10:31 pm

Vinyl flooring going in this week. It’s not as dark as in the photo, even the walls look a different colour so must be my phone, and covered in dust from the slab but I…

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aphsta
Jul 17, 2018 9:40 pm
Salfield
Salfield
Yesterday

Rawson Balmoral 34 MK1

Rawson Balmoral 34 MK1
NSW

All good mate, glad to help. If you need anymore advice more than happy to help with what happened to us. Yeah I loved the Chifley as soon as I walked in with void in the…

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Salfield
Jul 17, 2018 9:29 pm
mj-mac4
mj-mac4
Yesterday

Coral Homes general build thread

Coral Homes general build thread
QLD
1 ... 553, 554, 555

Thankyou. I think it was about $300 for the small tile laying charge. 😊

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mj-mac4
Jul 17, 2018 8:31 pm
mj-mac4
Kezza92
Kezza92
Yesterday

Hickinbotham offer timber bench tops?

Hickinbotham offer timber bench tops?

Unfortunately I work stupid hours. So I haven’t got the chance to go down to the gallery. But do Hickinbotham/ Statesman do solid timber bench tops? I like stone but…

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Kezza92
Jul 17, 2018 8:20 pm
gogo65
gogo65
Yesterday

Custom Build with Summit Homes Perth

Custom Build with Summit Homes Perth
WA

Plan looks fantastic, Looking forward to seeing your colour selection!

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gogo65
Jul 17, 2018 8:18 pm
gogo65
trimum
trimum
Yesterday

Our Acacia Home

Our Acacia Home
NSW
1 ... 45, 46, 47

We are probably getting one from bunnings too but still looking around

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trimum
Jul 17, 2018 8:06 pm
trimum

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