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Low ceiling and pendant lights

Low ceiling and pendant lights

Ceiling is 1.4m. Would it look odd with pendant lights above the island?

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MAspinall
Aug 21, 2018 8:53 am

New build - Weeks Building Group SA

New build - Weeks Building Group SA
SA
1, 2, 3, 4

Yeh we wanted the fireplace to be the centerpiece of the space and by the looks of things, i think we have managed that!

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benblinkau
Aug 21, 2018 8:43 am
benblinkau

Slab Heave Cause?

Slab Heave Cause?
1, 2, 3, 4

Thanks I read the ccaa guide to concrete slab and i felt better too. Ok i have another question. I noticed my toilet and shower waste pipe got cut below the slab level…

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MyFirst
Aug 21, 2018 8:31 am

Building with Dennis Family Homes

Building with Dennis Family Homes
VIC
1 ... 29, 30, 31

Hi Mathjic, I have just joined the forum. We are looking at building the Murchison 353 in regional Victoria and I was interested in your comment on bottled gas. In our…

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Dennis51
Aug 21, 2018 8:16 am

Did anybody else have their plumbing put through the slab in the wrong location? The plumbers who did ours were about a metre off on ALL the pipes coming out of the slab -…

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shane3340
Aug 21, 2018 7:51 am
shane3340

New Living Homes

New Living Homes
NSW
1 ... 40, 41, 42

I wouldn''t be much help in the additional costs, as we had all of those things included in our package. We did do a few upgrades in the kitchen, such as the bulkhead,…

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ZoranaAlex
Aug 21, 2018 7:44 am

Building with Metricon

Building with Metricon
NSW
1 ... 381, 382, 383

Haha! So am I! You have to be - it’s the biggest investment you will ever make. Get all the info you can 😀

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shokel1975
Aug 21, 2018 7:40 am
shokel1975

Metricon Trentham Build - The Baby Bordeaux

Metricon Trentham Build - The Baby Bordeaux
1 ... 10, 11, 12

Hahaha I was pressing the reply button thinking what’s wrong with my phone this isn’t working 😂

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snippet
Aug 21, 2018 7:01 am

Hi guys, Just need some advice and help. I'm buying a brand new duplex in Peakhurst NSW area. I went to look at defects with my mate who is a builder and we noticed…

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theresadang
Aug 21, 2018 6:27 am

Henley & Cosham upgrade price list

Henley & Cosham upgrade price list
VIC

Hi. I know this will be a little old now but if I pm you my email address could you please send it to me? ThNks.

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RobGee
Aug 21, 2018 2:30 am

Neighbour “reno” knocked down - now a Newbuild?

Neighbour “reno” knocked down - now a Newbuild?

Really appreciate the feedback, gives me confidence to move ahead many thanks Gaudi

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Natedawg
Aug 20, 2018 11:41 pm
meowys
meowys
11 h

New driveway & stormwater pit

New driveway & stormwater pit

The Council requires the stormwater pit to be to moved. Still in the process of checking out specialised contractors. Once I have the figure, I'll update it here.

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meowys
Aug 20, 2018 9:52 pm

Need to know law

Need to know law
WA

but it seems they got some laid facing in.

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luxbuild
Aug 20, 2018 9:51 pm

Building with Wisdom Homes

Building with Wisdom Homes
NSW
1 ... 596, 597, 598

Yeah, we have it included as an upgrade.

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singalg
Aug 20, 2018 9:27 pm
timl
timl
12 h

Allcastle Grandworth 42.5

Allcastle Grandworth 42.5
NSW

Agreed, concreters cost $100/sq m for our drive, not counting the top coat at $39/sq m. We had landscaping quotes in line with 5-10% as well.

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timl
Aug 20, 2018 9:17 pm
Mallik
Mallik
12 h

Building with Kurmond Homes

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

Thank you for information on what happened in your case. I also home they finally would build a good house :)

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Mallik
Aug 20, 2018 8:49 pm
Mallik
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rtforresters
Aug 20, 2018 8:12 pm
rtforresters

Home Building Blogs

Home Building Blogs
1 ... 74, 75, 76

Hi everyone. We’re building again! This time a custom design through Green Homes Australia. Follow along here: https://mashbuild2.wordpress.com/ Links are there to…

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pandorash8
Aug 20, 2018 7:51 pm
pandorash8

Unfortunately we could find a display home but looked at every other one we could armed with a tape measure and the floor plan. Our build is flying along with brickwork…

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davi
Aug 20, 2018 6:39 pm

Power Pit Installed on 17/08/18. One step closer :lol:

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HoneyDee
Aug 20, 2018 6:37 pm

Wasn't expecting the garage doors yet! So excited

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Nawsome
Aug 20, 2018 6:09 pm
Nawsome
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Salfield
Aug 20, 2018 5:27 pm

New Henley Electra build in Mernda/VIC

New Henley Electra build in Mernda/VIC
VIC
1, 2, 3, 4

Thanks Eskay. We had colours and tender and contract will be soon. We have also had all upgrade packs but they are saying it is not applicable to powder room. Only…

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dreamhomz
Aug 20, 2018 5:10 pm

Tiling options with Ventura Homes - WA

Tiling options with Ventura Homes - WA

We have decided to build with Ventura Homes, and I was hoping for some advice on whether to remove tiling to wet areas from our inclusions. We are getting wood floors…

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HootHouse
Aug 20, 2018 4:54 pm

Network Cabling Services  | Nbn Cabling Installation

Network Cabling Services  | Nbn Cabling Installation

A converged network is a critical component of any business. Phone Data Points Communications Solutions provides Voice &…

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phonedatapoints
Aug 20, 2018 4:40 pm
phonedatapoints
Tasnia
Tasnia
17 h

Lucere estate at Leppington

Lucere estate at Leppington
NSW
1 ... 5, 6, 7

Hi, We’ve just had gyprock go in. We have been told that we wont finish within the 33 week period which is a huge disappointment but not surprising. I expect…

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Tasnia
Aug 20, 2018 4:17 pm

Bathroom Tiles

Bathroom Tiles

Hi dear! If you are going to renovate your house, it is obvious to think exacting while renovating. According to me, you should choose both cushion edge and rectified…

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Ralph Hughes
Aug 20, 2018 3:59 pm
Ralph Hughes

Custom Build with G Devel. in Bris - Waiting on Frames

Custom Build with G Devel. in Bris - Waiting on Frames
QLD
1, 2

Um YEAH - They aren't doing my main floor tiling or carpets and driveway. LOL I'm hoping mid NOV so I can get all my tradies in before Xmas

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BrentandAllison
Aug 20, 2018 3:57 pm
BrentandAllison
Tashmc
Tashmc
17 h

Custom VALECO build - BRISBANE

Custom VALECO build - BRISBANE
QLD
1 ... 10, 11, 12

Hi Gr8ly, Any progress on your build?

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Tashmc
Aug 20, 2018 3:32 pm
Tashmc
Ami9
Ami9
17 h

Albright / Elements / Westbrook - Truganina

Albright / Elements / Westbrook - Truganina
VIC
1, 2

Really disappointed to see boulvard in brightly...no cycle lane...small space to park a car...n narrow road😞

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Ami9
Aug 20, 2018 3:27 pm
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pwu
Aug 20, 2018 3:11 pm

Preparation for our concrete pour in 3 days. There will be 2 pours for this build; downstairs and then the studio. Weather looks like it will be good.

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RuffTuff
Aug 20, 2018 3:09 pm
RuffTuff

Building Hamilton 230 with mimosa homes

Building Hamilton 230 with mimosa homes
VIC
1, 2, 3

office update : they told me flooring will be done this week along with washroom fixings.

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yasir_fnd
Aug 20, 2018 2:55 pm

Easycraft wall panels

Easycraft wall panels
VIC

Hi everyone, We are building Sahara 40 with Henley. We love the look of the wall lining panels, and want to have in one of the bedrooms, however, Henley don't offer them.…

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Sahara40
Aug 20, 2018 1:09 pm
kjane
kjane
21 h

Building with Hall & Hart Homes

Building with Hall & Hart Homes
NSW
1 ... 20, 21, 22

Hi Jacks, Sorry for delay in reply, I've been back in Australia for the week and only just saw your post now. At the kitchen appointment we choose everything for the…

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kjane
Aug 20, 2018 12:17 pm

Crown Hill Estate Riverstone

Crown Hill Estate Riverstone
NSW
1 ... 4, 5, 6

Hi Michael Thanks a lot for the update. Looking forward to registration!! Cheers

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nitrus619
Aug 20, 2018 12:08 pm

Greenvale Heritage Views

Greenvale Heritage Views
VIC
1 ... 16, 17, 18

HI Absta, any contact details of who u spoke to. ??? have the lots been registered yet??

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Da9b18c
Aug 20, 2018 12:03 pm

Coral Homes / Avoca 23 / Handover 6th of August

Coral Homes / Avoca 23 / Handover 6th of August
1 ... 11, 12, 13

Yes, keen to see some more photos! How hasbit been getting settled?

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watto82
Aug 20, 2018 11:41 am
watto82

Anyone on Meridian Clyde North

Anyone on Meridian Clyde North
VIC

Oh ok. Hope it will start soon for you We are about to finish in Stage 3.

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bhutani.sumit
Aug 20, 2018 11:41 am

Building At Macarthur Heights (UWS Campbelltown)

Building At Macarthur Heights (UWS Campbelltown)
NSW
1 ... 11, 12, 13

A little bit off topic, but did anyone have a break-in in their house over the weekend? As I was getting into my car to leave, these 2 blokes were getting into their car…

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rayDC2R
Aug 20, 2018 11:13 am

Building 1st home with Hickingbotham in S.A

Building 1st home with Hickingbotham in S.A
SA

Damn. How annoying. I have heard that concreting is delayed at the moment due to both weather and a shortage of them. Hope to hear that you start soon

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Nawsome
Aug 20, 2018 11:13 am
Nawsome

Rawson Edge 39 MKI - Lake Macquarie

Rawson Edge 39 MKI - Lake Macquarie
NSW
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Haha! I’ve started moving it so it’s not so impressive anymore

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KateAndDuke
Aug 20, 2018 9:50 am
KateAndDuke

KDR - Allcastle Homes Grandworth 45 MK2

KDR - Allcastle Homes Grandworth 45 MK2
NSW
1 ... 4, 5, 6

great news on that coppersmith. we still waiting for our bricking to be complete. all internal pipes are done now. just glad we got the garage extended by a meter and…

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ymiao4398
Aug 20, 2018 8:59 am

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