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Building with Wisdom Homes

Building with Wisdom Homes
NSW
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My apologies... site scrape was 28th Feb and slab was 19th March. We were out of council in Sept, but then needed a BAL report which took nearly 5 weeks. Then in Nov…

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DaniK
Apr 27, 2018 6:20 pm
DaniK
tajil
tajil
10 m

Our KDR Project - Canberra

Our KDR Project - Canberra
ACT

Thank you algernon. Your argument on WIR and toilets away from living areas are sound and make sense. The challenge is…

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tajil
Apr 27, 2018 6:11 pm
rodp1
rodp1
15 m

Range Hood Recommendations Please

Range Hood Recommendations Please

Range hoods seem to be an item where there really is a relationship between cost and quality. The more expensive brands (Qasir, Schweigen from my experience) are much…

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rodp1
Apr 27, 2018 6:07 pm
Thanu
Thanu
19 m

Crown Hill Estate Riverstone

Crown Hill Estate Riverstone
NSW
1, 2, 3

Just an update...We're not at LPI, we're still waiting for the subdivision certificate to be issued by BCC. I spoke to the Duty Planner at BCC and was advised the above.…

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Thanu
Apr 27, 2018 6:02 pm
Dverma
Dverma
27 m

Custom changes - Henley Homes

Custom changes - Henley Homes
VIC

I am building Cullen 45 reserve series..they only allowing me choose addon extentions

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Dverma
Apr 27, 2018 5:55 pm
Drew01
Drew01
32 m

Building with Metricon

Building with Metricon
NSW
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The telecommunications standard is that the services must be separated. That being said, it comes down to the the liney doing the installation

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Drew01
Apr 27, 2018 5:50 pm
Drew01
Ashwin
Ashwin
49 m

Floor waste

Floor waste

Hello Sam Which builder are you building with ? Cheers Ash

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Ashwin
Apr 27, 2018 5:33 pm
Ashwin

Starting our KDR journey Metricon Glendale 50

Starting our KDR journey Metricon Glendale 50

Hi All We received our final plans and contract variation. There was still one Provisional Figure which my CSC said will be only sorted at final settlement. We got…

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excited_builders
Apr 27, 2018 5:32 pm

Plaster, cornices and bricks this week! Loving seeing our outside colours start to come together I’m actually quite impressed with the brickwork, majority seems to be…

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breebarter
Apr 27, 2018 5:31 pm
breebarter
Eskay
Eskay
52 m

Building Palace 33 with Henley in West Mel

Building Palace 33 with Henley in West Mel
VIC

Great to see the progress so far mate. We also initially wanted to Palace but couldn't get shower downstairs so switched to another design. Great if we were aware of this…

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Eskay
Apr 27, 2018 5:30 pm
Eskay

My KDR Metricon Hampshire - Liberty - 45 Melb

My KDR Metricon Hampshire - Liberty - 45 Melb
VIC
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Mine has not yet started but today got an email from the bulding support co ordinator....that temp fencing will be installed on 3rd May.....Yay....so we need to get the…

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excited_builders
Apr 27, 2018 5:26 pm

KDR - Henley Reserve (MainVue) - Aegean 38. NHP!

KDR - Henley Reserve (MainVue) - Aegean 38. NHP!
VIC
1 ... 23, 24, 25

Rachael13 love how it all looks very nice, can't wait until you finish all the flooring too.

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Ellen ea
Apr 27, 2018 5:18 pm
Ellen ea

Today marks one year since slab day! Happy birthday foundations! It’s been almost 8 months that we have been in the house and we are starting to compile a list to put…

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1sttimer_stoneridge
Apr 27, 2018 5:15 pm
1sttimer_stoneridge

Coral Homes / Avoca 23 / START DATE: April 11th

Coral Homes / Avoca 23 / START DATE: April 11th
1, 2, 3, 4, 5

Now I have to go and see what a Hollywood robe is 😂 Will skip back to the start. Congrats with getting started. It certainly is exciting 🎉

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symone
Apr 27, 2018 5:15 pm
symone

Building with Hall & Hart Homes

Building with Hall & Hart Homes
NSW
1 ... 6, 7, 8

Hi kjane, Thank you very much for your great suggestion and tips!

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Tea Land
Apr 27, 2018 4:45 pm

KDR Sekisui House - St George

KDR Sekisui House - St George
NSW
1 ... 70, 71, 72

Thank you cat_dunc that is a great advice. The truth is... what we can achieve to do is very little til gas is connected from footpath. For front of the house every…

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shazaw
Apr 27, 2018 4:42 pm

Building Arden homes Votivo 37 in South East

Building Arden homes Votivo 37 in South East
VIC
1 ... 19, 20, 21

It is about 172mm step down Not sure about that at the moment but looking at tiling it also in similar tile to entrance

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pEast
Apr 27, 2018 4:39 pm

Allworth Carlisle Build In Western Sydney

Allworth Carlisle Build In Western Sydney
NSW
1 ... 5, 6, 7

Yay, good for you. Congratulations, exciting times.

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ydnewa
Apr 27, 2018 4:33 pm
ydnewa

Bold Living Acreage build, Scenic Rim QLD - Slab Stage

Bold Living Acreage build, Scenic Rim QLD - Slab Stage
QLD
1 ... 27, 28, 29

My dad called me yesterday to remind me it was on last night hahahaha, he called me today to see what I thought and I was like no no nooooo dont talk to me I haven't seen…

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Tribe7
Apr 27, 2018 4:31 pm
Tribe7

Our Acacia Home

Our Acacia Home
NSW
1 ... 36, 37, 38

Hi trimum, glad that you had on site meeting with SS. What a great idea to check for insulation through aircon vent between floors. Yes they should refund what you have…

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shazaw
Apr 27, 2018 4:25 pm
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Tribe7
Apr 27, 2018 4:19 pm
Tribe7

Buying land that won't settle for 12 months... loan options?

Buying land that won't settle for 12 months... loan options?
NSW

When you buy the land now, you will have to finance the (10%?) deposit. Stamp duty if applicable will also have to be paid. Very unlikely that any bank will fund this…

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IamSAM
Apr 27, 2018 4:16 pm
IamSAM

New House Build KDR Blackwood SA Fairmont Homes 'The Grand'

New House Build KDR Blackwood SA Fairmont Homes 'The Grand'
SA
1, 2, 3, 4

Dan - that's an amazingly fast build. Congratulations and I bet you can't wait to be back home. Good luck with the final items.

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Rachael13
Apr 27, 2018 4:03 pm
Rachael13

ACTRON Air-conditioning Upgrade

ACTRON Air-conditioning Upgrade

I have a similar variation (priced in Nov-17) at $4125 (includes GST). The variation includes wifi interface as well. The saving is not only due to number of controllable…

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IamSAM
Apr 27, 2018 4:02 pm
IamSAM

Starting to plan the landscaping. We bought this "big red" as it is drought tolerant, native and fast growing. Apparently will be 4m in 4 years! Looking forward to the…

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Nawsome
Apr 27, 2018 3:52 pm
Nawsome

Structural Change post contract with wisdom homes

Structural Change post contract with wisdom homes

Hi KatDS I’ve read your other thread, how did you go with your sales rep/customer service rep? I checked my tender and it does say no structural change can be made…

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twolittlepeas
Apr 27, 2018 3:50 pm

Fence is up ( loving the blue), famous toilet and waste skip. Exciting but I’ve been officially locked out now lol

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Trippypossum
Apr 27, 2018 3:49 pm
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vanessah2015
Apr 27, 2018 3:46 pm

Coral Homes - Grange 25 (it's started)

Coral Homes - Grange 25 (it's started)
QLD
1 ... 4, 5, 6

So exciting! We are at a similar stage. Crazy how quickly the frames go up!?

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chrinee
Apr 27, 2018 3:37 pm

Henley Electra 2017/2018 build

Henley Electra 2017/2018 build
VIC
1, 2, 3, 4

Hi dreamhomz I know you have stopped posting on here, however would you consider posting a few pictures of the inside of the home? If all goes well we will be building…

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Oz3429
Apr 27, 2018 2:34 pm

SBG Homes

SBG Homes

Hi No progress, Can you please share your experience with SBG so far?

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Capri33
Apr 27, 2018 2:08 pm

New Henley Electra build in Mernda/VIC

New Henley Electra build in Mernda/VIC
VIC
1, 2, 3

Hi Eskay If all goes well we will be building the Electra 35 later this year. The images and info from posts like yours has been invaluable and I thank you for…

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Oz3429
Apr 27, 2018 1:58 pm

Provincial Homes

Provincial Homes
NSW
1 ... 30, 31, 32

Will do. Its half the reason i have been logging my timeline for future Provincial Homes people. Once its done ill put some photos up.

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Teemo
Apr 27, 2018 1:43 pm
gag
gag
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Concrete Deflection

Concrete Deflection

Thank you for your response. I came across AS3600 yesterday. The deflection of 20mm is above a limit and it is why I started this topic.

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gag
Apr 27, 2018 1:40 pm

Metricon Franklin 53 modified

Metricon Franklin 53 modified
SA
1, 2, 3

They were loving life jumping over trenches

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stoff17
Apr 27, 2018 1:26 pm

Help please!?!

Help please!?!

Fantastic! Will follow if you decide to have a build thread

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Hillsbuilds
Apr 27, 2018 12:31 pm

Verdant Hill Tarneit

Verdant Hill Tarneit

If you feel suspicious, form a group with other purchasers and start filing FOI applications to council, citywest water etc. To get infor under FOI Act it takes 2 to 4…

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Oninon
Apr 27, 2018 11:26 am

What is a reasonable Builder's Margin?

What is a reasonable Builder's Margin?
NSW
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I have Engineering Drawings and BIM Models mate and I share them ..LOL , you have only rendered model elevations ? No doubt you will be for some Surprises +15% hth

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StructuralBIMGuy
Apr 27, 2018 11:22 am
StructuralBIMGuy

Porter Davis homes

Porter Davis homes
VIC
1 ... 847, 848, 849

Congrats bet you'll love your new home. see more About the hoffman – Building the hoffman https://hoffmangoldwithporterdavis.wordpress.com/about/

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brucefil2011
Apr 27, 2018 11:11 am

Opposite builder has come through and removed the dumped concrete :-D Save

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blackcat20
Apr 27, 2018 11:09 am
blackcat20

Yes thankfully! Went by on Friday last week to find the internal rendering had been completed. Another drive by on Monday and I could see the gyprock from the garage was…

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nicolac34
Apr 27, 2018 11:07 am
nicolac34
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ydnewa
Apr 27, 2018 11:05 am
ydnewa

Inspired Homes/Como Homes - engineering underway

Inspired Homes/Como Homes - engineering underway
VIC
1, 2, 3, 4, 5

Nope :( some issue with Yarra valley water now. Como need something confirmed about sewer location but yvw say they don't have it and developer says they do bla bla bla ..…

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Clareymoo
Apr 27, 2018 11:03 am

Open pantry shelving

Open pantry shelving

We are just installing our scullery joinery now (I mean right now). You can save money with open shelving as you save on panelling and door hardware. However, the…

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arcadelt
Apr 27, 2018 10:06 am

Building an Aegean230 with Mainvue.

Building an Aegean230 with Mainvue.
VIC
1 ... 14, 15, 16

Good point and I will also check this cos have seen in my estate some handle and the lock at different spots that is they don’t align

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pEast
Apr 27, 2018 9:31 am

Building with Bentley Homes

Building with Bentley Homes
SA
1, 2, 3, 4, 5

Sorry to hear your building was delayed Mrs_W...hope quality made up for it! I hear you do get compensated for building delays though? marlbling, making a few phone…

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catlover79
Apr 27, 2018 9:25 am


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