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My KDR Metricon Hampshire - Liberty - 45 Melb

My KDR Metricon Hampshire - Liberty - 45 Melb
VIC
1 ... 82, 83, 84

Floors look great Renman.... can't wait to see them once stained! Can't imagine how much work is going into laying them!!

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shokel1975
May 22, 2018 10:20 am
shokel1975

Renovating garden bench

Renovating garden bench

Looks saveable, but it's a fair bit of work. Very fiddly work, even if you have the right tools. If I were doing this, and wanted to maintain timber finish, I'd want to…

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rogerwilco
May 22, 2018 10:14 am

Low-E, Double Glazing, uPVC, Aluminium, U-values, SHGC

Low-E, Double Glazing, uPVC, Aluminium, U-values, SHGC

Thanks for the thread! We've just new windows and external doors (10 openings in total) installed as part of an extensive home renovation to a single skin brick home…

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rogerwilco
May 22, 2018 9:59 am

Leaking Balcony

Leaking Balcony

Nobody builds Class 1 Townhouses using chipboard here and Engineers wouldn't provide such details nor certify the Structural Flooring for Balconies

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StructuralBIMGuy
May 22, 2018 9:35 am
StructuralBIMGuy

Metricon Winchester 28- Finally Started!

Metricon Winchester 28- Finally Started!
VIC
1 ... 24, 25, 26

Slab pour scheduled for today so hopefully we get good news later today. Frames scheduled to start June 5.

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blackcat20
May 22, 2018 9:34 am
blackcat20

Crown Hill Estate Riverstone

Crown Hill Estate Riverstone
NSW
1, 2, 3, 4

Hey Shokeen, I spoke with the Developer's Solicitor and Engineer yesterday. Expecting July based on current estimates. I've been working on another project in…

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michaelturneraurum
May 22, 2018 9:25 am
michaelturneraurum

Building defects? Owner?, The law is not your friend!

Building defects? Owner?, The law is not your friend!
VIC

Most people would assume that if there are defects in your new building that the builder would be obliged to fix the defects.…

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building-expert
May 22, 2018 9:17 am
building-expert

Greenvale Heritage Views

Greenvale Heritage Views
VIC
1 ... 15, 16, 17

Charlie Davidson: how do i contact you or Mr Pigeon directly .. i dont know how to do this .. pls advice where to leave my contact details JDR

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JDRaj
May 22, 2018 9:15 am

Who else is building with Eden Brae?

Who else is building with Eden Brae?
NSW
1 ... 754, 755, 756

Hi, Sorry, I should have mentioned that I built a single storey house. For double storey I would suggest that speak with External subcontractor first and then finalize…

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kunalg
May 22, 2018 9:12 am

Building with Wisdom Homes

Building with Wisdom Homes
NSW
1 ... 541, 542, 543

Check out http://newhomevisuals.com - $45 and they do a colour mock up of your front facade. And you get two free revisions. I loved it - really helped me when making…

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Washington29
May 22, 2018 9:09 am
Washington29

Slab heave is alive and well, watch out.

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

Hi Mario You can Google Earth your address and go to historical photos and it will go back in time to show your paddock. This is what I did with a perched water table…

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building-expert
May 22, 2018 9:03 am
building-expert

Coral Homes - Modified Grange 29

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

Our estate has similar rules (no temp window covers, no pole letterboxes), but its pretty clear many people dont follow them and they seem to be getting away with it.…

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blackcat20
May 22, 2018 8:56 am
blackcat20

Provincial Homes

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

Anyone had any issues with internal walls not straight? Are they able to fix that once its all locked up?

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Teemo
May 22, 2018 8:36 am

Anyone building a WISDOM Home Monte Carlo

Anyone building a WISDOM Home Monte Carlo

Wanted to see if anyone here is building a Monte Carlo with Wisdom homes

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CS199
May 22, 2018 8:36 am

Our First Dream Home G&P Builders

Our First Dream Home G&P Builders
QLD
1 ... 12, 13, 14

A light grey grout would look great (plus it wont discolour as quickly as white).

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blackcat20
May 22, 2018 8:35 am
blackcat20

Roof truss and internal walls

Roof truss and internal walls

NSU Apart from the expense of Ceiling battens & Double sheeting 50mm will pronounce any movement->cracking at the wall ceiling joins?

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StructuralBIMGuy
May 22, 2018 8:27 am
StructuralBIMGuy

Building a Metricon Glendale 42 Limited Edition in Melbourne

Building a Metricon Glendale 42 Limited Edition in Melbourne
VIC
1, 2, 3, 4

Thanks! Yes luckily our site costs went down from $40k to $38k - even with P class site and 4-6 piers needed. We have a great SC who makes sure she ‘overestimates’…

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shokel1975
May 22, 2018 8:22 am
shokel1975

Hi everyone, I’m starting the process of building again and I am realising how much fussier I am now going through with it the second time and wanting it exactly how I…

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Doingitagain
May 22, 2018 8:08 am

Our Custom Hamptons Inspired Home - Cabinets and tiles

Our Custom Hamptons Inspired Home - Cabinets and tiles
VIC
1 ... 33, 34, 35

Tomorrow kitchen island gets moved so will be on site at 7am to work out our exact gap between that and back bench. Our dining area runs parallel to the island so we…

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Dani_J
May 22, 2018 7:51 am
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r_13
May 22, 2018 7:50 am
r_13

Arden - Votivo 43

Arden - Votivo 43
VIC
1 ... 20, 21, 22

Oh Ezza, so frustrating. I feel your pain! We are 13 months into our build and there were a few times throughout where things just sat for weeks with nothing happening.…

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Dani_J
May 22, 2018 7:39 am

Builder didn't recess our upstairs showers. What can we do??

Builder didn't recess our upstairs showers. What can we do??

If you have paid for it and it is specified it is included in contract regardless of whether it is shown on plans or not. Builder has failed to amend plans to show…

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building-expert
May 22, 2018 7:30 am
building-expert

Coral Homes Avoca 20 - Ripley QLD

Coral Homes Avoca 20 - Ripley QLD
QLD
1, 2, 3

Building starts on Thursday. So excited. How did you go Cas? Has original poster been back yet? Love to see house

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nikhi24
May 22, 2018 6:34 am
cigr
cigr
4 h

Building Grange 25 Coral Homes - Northern NSW

Building Grange 25 Coral Homes - Northern NSW
NSW
1 ... 9, 10, 11

Happy they fixed those bolts. That front window is going to look great!

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cigr
May 22, 2018 6:27 am
cigr
cigr
4 h

Coral Homes / Avoca 23 / May 14th - Roof & Windows

Coral Homes / Avoca 23 / May 14th - Roof & Windows
1 ... 5, 6, 7

Looking great! Loving the large window in the front and the large openings down the back 😍. Their making good progress.

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cigr
May 22, 2018 6:25 am
cigr
cigr
4 h

Building a modified Grange 25 - Coral Homes - Brisbane

Building a modified Grange 25 - Coral Homes - Brisbane
QLD
1, 2, 3, 4

Thanks everyone! Can’t wait to just touch and see everything close up 😂.

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cigr
May 22, 2018 6:21 am

Ausbuild Finlay 36 @ Kinross Road Thornlands

Ausbuild Finlay 36 @ Kinross Road Thornlands
QLD
1, 2

The pool looks fantastic! The glass fence and tiling are really elegant. I better not show the wife your planters against the fence or I know what she will want at our…

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pbwhi0
May 22, 2018 6:19 am
pbwhi0

Why Is Ductless Heat Pump Sizing So Important?

Why Is Ductless Heat Pump Sizing So Important?

Proper ductless air conditioner sizing is essential for high efficiency performance and the level of cooling capacity. If the sizing is too small or too large, the system…

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SplitHeat2018
May 22, 2018 4:53 am
SplitHeat2018

Hilbert HGWA Build

Hilbert HGWA Build
WA
1 ... 12, 13, 14

Some nice selections, looks awesome!....the end is near!

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sparky_JsP
May 22, 2018 3:58 am
sparky_JsP

Individual Design - New Choice Homes

Individual Design - New Choice Homes
WA
1 ... 13, 14, 15

The insulation was installed today and the electricians were on-site during the morning however they had the wrong smoke detectors, no doubt they will be back to finish…

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Choosy
May 22, 2018 2:52 am
Choosy
shazaw
shazaw
10 h

KDR Sekisui House - St George

KDR Sekisui House - St George
NSW
1 ... 73, 74, 75

Just two sensor lights. All other external lights are somewhere in the townhouse garage. Don't know which box they are in, will sort out after we move in. Build Thread :…

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shazaw
May 22, 2018 12:10 am

Arden Homes - Votivo 43 - New home build

Arden Homes - Votivo 43 - New home build
VIC
1, 2, 3, 4

Have compared with other pricing since - I don’t think the lower figure is considerably out of range. For just a patch of lawn and peripheral minimal planting I think…

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Treedance
May 22, 2018 12:01 am
Choosy
Choosy
11 h

First Build with Summit Perth WA

First Build with Summit Perth WA
WA
1 ... 14, 15, 16

I understand your frustration with being unwell and dealing with other peoples crappy decisions. I hope that they are able to sort out your power run quickly.

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Choosy
May 21, 2018 11:36 pm
Choosy

Thanks Ezza But a long backlog list from frame stage still remains - and you see the see facade

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pEast
May 21, 2018 10:57 pm
ehhc
ehhc
12 h

Our Acacia Home

Our Acacia Home
NSW
1 ... 38, 39, 40

Nice!!! I would kill for a driveway right now

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ehhc
May 21, 2018 10:48 pm
ehhc

New Construction - Double Glazing 70sqm variation cost 28k??

New Construction - Double Glazing 70sqm variation cost 28k??

I just got a detailed quote today from the builder but the breakdown is not for cost rather the window/sliding door specs..overall cost is $27400 for 30 Windows (70sqm of…

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skyzdlimit
May 21, 2018 10:41 pm

Coral Homes - Grange 25 (Newport)

Coral Homes - Grange 25 (Newport)
QLD
1 ... 5, 6, 7

Wow the living room looks huge!! How exciting to see it all plastered!! 😄👍🏼

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mj-mac4
May 21, 2018 10:18 pm
mj-mac4
redfox
redfox
13 h

Dark colour around concrete crack

Dark colour around concrete crack

That's just water that's stuck in the cracks coming up the concrete. It is normal. You can see the same darker patches around the grate and the corners.You have the…

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redfox
May 21, 2018 9:45 pm
gr8ly
gr8ly
13 h

Our First Home - Building with Valeco in Brookhaven Estate

Our First Home - Building with Valeco in Brookhaven Estate
QLD
1 ... 10, 11, 12

love that natural light from the butlers pantry - everything is looking very neat and tidy

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gr8ly
May 21, 2018 9:15 pm
gr8ly

Am I overreacting over fence cost?

Am I overreacting over fence cost?

Well, you may not know what she would be going through. As she assures you that you will be paid, I would suggest you to wait for a short time period. If she doesn't pay…

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janecollen
May 21, 2018 9:02 pm
janecollen

Building the Nu Caprice 35

Building the Nu Caprice 35

Hi All I'm new to the forum and we are building the Nu Caprice 35 with extended family room with Provincial. Build is a KDR…

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Berncart
May 21, 2018 8:53 pm
NSU
NSU
14 h

Front door size

Front door size

Hello All, Just double checking before I purchase this door. Frame opening 2310 H, 1095 W. H=2310 -(22mm)-(3mm gap top)-(5mm gap bottom)-(10mm…

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NSU
May 21, 2018 8:51 pm

Domaine Homes

Domaine Homes

Hi, We have started the process of getting a tender completed with Domaine Homes for our first build/home. Just wondering what other peoples experiences have been with…

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lauren11
May 21, 2018 8:46 pm
Joker
Joker
14 h

Coral Homes general build thread

Coral Homes general build thread
QLD
1 ... 543, 544, 545

Unlikely, its basically the same uncaring group, stay away.

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Joker
May 21, 2018 8:32 pm
ehhc
ehhc
14 h

Sekisui | Burbank - Cedarwood1828

Sekisui | Burbank - Cedarwood1828
NSW
1 ... 34, 35, 36

Hahaha busted. Only kids level handy 12volt circuit LOL

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ehhc
May 21, 2018 8:12 pm
ehhc

Crest at Gledswood Hills

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

thats great firstone. exciting days ahead.

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mscrashed
May 21, 2018 7:52 pm

Take Two

Take Two
ACT
1 ... 5, 6, 7

I’m so sorry to hear about your difficulties with the builder, you must be at your wits’ end! I had similar issues with the same one and would love to chat if you…

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Coral68
May 21, 2018 7:15 pm
ydnewa
ydnewa
15 h

Building the Hampton with Allworth Homes

Building the Hampton with Allworth Homes
NSW
1 ... 11, 12, 13

So jelous, I bet you can’t wait for summer. The lights are amazing. We want a pool also, will have to wait a while till we can afford it after our build.

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ydnewa
May 21, 2018 6:56 pm
ydnewa
ydnewa
ydnewa
16 h

Allworth Avalon / Sonata Our Dream Home

Allworth Avalon / Sonata Our Dream Home
NSW
1, 2, 3, 4, 5

Wow, looking good. Also loving your bricks . Super exciting. Oh what to look forward to.

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ydnewa
May 21, 2018 6:26 pm
ydnewa


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