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custom Build ownit home ownithomes.com.au quote, upgrades

custom Build ownit home ownithomes.com.au quote, upgrades
QLD

šŸ˜£ ownit charges $130 extra for having obscure translucent glass 6 panelled glass front entry hume savoy door (2300x1200) instead of clear glass. When the actual…

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chanam
Sep 25, 2018 4:56 am

Land Registration? Kellyville - Balmoral Road Release

Land Registration? Kellyville - Balmoral Road Release
NSW
1 ... 11, 12, 13

Hi guys we have been away for 2 weeks is there any change at the block ie: trees installed or grass seeds laid? Does anyone believe it will be registered this side of Xmas…

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Dj2003
Sep 25, 2018 4:42 am

PCI check list

PCI check list

I would also suggest taking a spirit level. Not so much to necessarily check every single vertical and horizontal surface (though I guess you could) but to check any paths…

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Mr. Sausage
Sep 25, 2018 4:14 am

Should of got full fixed site costs!

Should of got full fixed site costs!
VIC

They charged me 22,700 for rock removal ( 10k provisional + 12700 extra after ) šŸ˜ šŸ˜ 

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Ranjan
Sep 25, 2018 2:34 am

Looking for an apartment

Looking for an apartment

<!--td {border: 1px solid #ccc;}br {mso-data-placement:same-cell;}-->I'm currently looking for accommodation near Toronto based private school. I got a job…

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rig94
Sep 25, 2018 1:56 am

Priority for increasing home value

Priority for increasing home value

To increase the worth of the home then invest in the following fields. Kitchen, this is the most attractive area for any buyer as most of the…

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JamesPeterson
Sep 25, 2018 12:04 am

Building on a 2 meter slope block of land? Help!!

Building on a 2 meter slope block of land? Help!!
VIC

Hi Ashy, Just wondering how much site costs ended up costing you for your 2 metre slope on your block in Highton ? Cheers Wayne

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Hollingworth1
Sep 24, 2018 11:15 pm

FAIRHAVEN HOME COLOURS APPOINTMENT

FAIRHAVEN HOME COLOURS APPOINTMENT

Hi. Good luck with your colours. How did you get those pics before the day? Can you get in before? Our appointment is in November and we would love to get in there early.

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Maccar812
Sep 24, 2018 10:41 pm

Hot Water System

Hot Water System

I was looking at a Hydrotherm has anyone had experiences with this?

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dani888
Sep 24, 2018 10:02 pm

Sanding glass

Sanding glass

If you just want to take the sharp edges off you could use an 80 grit diamond hand pad. You can order these on-line, from stone and glass work tool supplies. Cost about $30.

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Nickykim
Sep 24, 2018 9:24 pm

McDonald Jones Homes- Tulloch-31

McDonald Jones Homes- Tulloch-31

HI Soumya, How was your building experience with Mcdonald Jones? We are also planning to build in Penrith and need some feedback about the experience, customer service and…

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najua
Sep 24, 2018 9:17 pm

Mcdonald Jones or Eden Brae

Mcdonald Jones or Eden Brae

HI, I want to build at Penrith. I am really torn between whom to choose Eden Brae or Mcdonald Jones. I am building 2 storeyed, 4 bedroom house (30 squares). Need a quality…

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najua
Sep 24, 2018 9:14 pm

Our Bordeaux 56 Build in Sydney

Our Bordeaux 56 Build in Sydney
NSW
1, 2, 3

That is part of the Bordeaux design, so can't change that. We have double glazed all the windows Hopefully that will help. Plus we will have curtains as well.

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rajat
Sep 24, 2018 9:11 pm

Most important inspections to do from third party inspector

Most important inspections to do from third party inspector
VIC

Your most important inspection is pre contract review I don't see the value of pre paint /fixing inspection The purpose of stage inspections is to verify work at critical…

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building-expert
Sep 24, 2018 8:58 pm
building-expert

Bray Park (G.J Gardner) - Week 12 - Tiling

Bray Park (G.J Gardner) - Week 12 - Tiling
QLD
1 ... 11, 12, 13

Takes waaaaay longer apparently. A lot harder also. We are getting the 1/3 brick pattern which puts the price up even further.

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BrentandAllison
Sep 24, 2018 8:24 pm
BrentandAllison

The loading above the area would be a walking space at the front of a Theatre room. We did hire an independent building inspector, but it didn't show up in their…

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Siegfx
Sep 24, 2018 8:20 pm

Home Building Blogs

Home Building Blogs
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"Smart House Solar" is Australia's most trusted . We're most trusted and reliable solar expert providing Commercial and Residential Solar in different…

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shsauseo
Sep 24, 2018 8:19 pm
shsauseo

Online Property Valuations

Online Property Valuations

How reliable are the property valuations online?

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John1121
Sep 24, 2018 8:01 pm
Tommi
Tommi
11 h

Building broker, yes or no?

Building broker, yes or no?

Hi, I'm new to this forum. In the next couple of years my wife and I are planning to build our forever home on a fairly small block (340m2) in Perths…

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Tommi
Sep 24, 2018 7:12 pm
stanus
stanus
11 h

Knock Down Rebuild - Doulton 57 Classique

Knock Down Rebuild - Doulton 57 Classique
1, 2

Because of the long lead in time, certain items like the gas fireplace and other small items had been discontinued. I had to reselect the items again with the newer…

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stanus
Sep 24, 2018 6:38 pm
stanus

Driveway was done today. Slowly getting there. Now on to the landscaping!

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Guy T
Sep 24, 2018 6:28 pm

Nutrend homes Brisbane region

Nutrend homes Brisbane region

Hi Was wondering if anyone has any reviews of Nutrend Homes We are in the Brisbane north region Or what recommendations for a builder that you have used for new home

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Richie1
Sep 24, 2018 6:09 pm

Building with Metricon

Building with Metricon
NSW
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Hi All...we were wondering when we start the NBN process. Since before we moved NBN came and disconnected our NBN and took the equipment away. (After months after our…

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excited_builders
Sep 24, 2018 5:09 pm

Metricon Liberty 45 in Ryde NSW

Metricon Liberty 45 in Ryde NSW
NSW
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Yeah we ordered them a while back so had them delivered to a storage area They are going to come and assemble this week

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Quirmeball1280
Sep 24, 2018 5:03 pm
Quirmeball1280
tanmax
tanmax
13 h

Slab Issues

Slab Issues

thx . its on both sides of the slab so was worried . is it something to worry abt

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tanmax
Sep 24, 2018 4:46 pm

Builder quotes 15 months from slab date

Builder quotes 15 months from slab date
VIC

I would say that 3 months is over-optimistic even for a project-style fiber-clad house and without any single rainy day. It seems you are talking about brick veneer…

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alexp79
Sep 24, 2018 4:23 pm
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A and M Home
Sep 24, 2018 4:15 pm
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alexp79
Sep 24, 2018 4:14 pm

Newport 275

Newport 275

Hi Sharmin, We are building the Newport 275 also :) We are not having the extra wall at the entry though. Where about are you building? Thanks, Dani

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Dani232
Sep 24, 2018 4:06 pm

Actron Ducted Air Conditioning

Actron Ducted Air Conditioning
1, 2

Hi there, we are building 2 storey home but did not add a ducted cooling in the initial contract as we were told that we can arrange this on our electrical appointment, as…

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Melbournevic
Sep 24, 2018 3:58 pm

Custom Build with G Devel. in Bris - Onto Lock Up Stage

Custom Build with G Devel. in Bris - Onto Lock Up Stage
QLD
1, 2, 3

To be fixed, everything highlighted with that bright green spray has to be fixed

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pandibabi
Sep 24, 2018 3:56 pm
pandibabi

Building with Wisdom Homes

Building with Wisdom Homes
NSW
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WOW kazi Looks awesome. Regarding the gap at alfresco, Area manager was happy to get the bricks to the cement. He also suggested that we let W do the tiling so they…

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Priyasuresh11
Sep 24, 2018 3:09 pm
Priyasuresh11

Do you mean like this?

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SnowLeopard
Sep 24, 2018 1:38 pm
SnowLeopard

Sir Walter Buffalo or weed?

Sir Walter Buffalo or weed?

Few said it's potentially Kikuyu. Nice lawn btw.

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tempura
Sep 24, 2018 12:37 pm
tempura

Newpark Estate, Marsden Park

Newpark Estate, Marsden Park
NSW
1, 2, 3

thanks, will try to check with council

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kingofnowhere
Sep 24, 2018 11:44 am

Building at Bardia - New Breeze

Building at Bardia - New Breeze
NSW
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Do you happen to know if he is licensed and have you tried his services? Will try to get in touch with him. Thanks!

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Gio_aus
Sep 24, 2018 11:17 am
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rdcool
Sep 24, 2018 10:38 am
pbwhi0
pbwhi0
24 h

Metallix Bronze/Surfmist

Metallix Bronze/Surfmist
NSW

We built with Ausbuild and the PGH Eclipse bricks are in the standard range. We didn't pay any extra whereas had we gone with the Metallix from Austral I think they were…

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pbwhi0
Sep 24, 2018 6:24 am
pbwhi0
GEOnTREY
GEOnTREY
Yesterday

Fairhaven Homes

Fairhaven Homes
VIC
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I am so jealous... Don't think we will ever start building. Your houses are looking great šŸ˜€ Our stage of land development reached practical completion on Friday. The…

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GEOnTREY
Sep 24, 2018 1:08 am
frankily
frankily
Yesterday

Architecturally Designed Home - Vic

Architecturally Designed Home - Vic
VIC
1, 2, 3, 4

no lime wash, there's one more coat of clearcoat and that's it. my phone camera is terrible and doesn't do the colour justice.

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frankily
Sep 23, 2018 10:23 pm
GrantFC
GrantFC
Yesterday

Ausbuild Finlay 36 - Painting commenced, driveway installed!

Ausbuild Finlay 36 - Painting commenced, driveway installed!
QLD
1, 2, 3, 4

Hi Paul, thanks def will do that, Ken been good so far and don't have any complaints, we have requested the stacker doors end glass be stopped around so the first opening…

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GrantFC
Sep 23, 2018 10:06 pm
Tajana
Tajana
Yesterday

Update

Update

That is fantastic . Thank you so much Paul .

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Tajana
Sep 23, 2018 8:20 pm
Tajana
TiredHalo
TiredHalo
Yesterday

Clarendon Homes | Sheridan 41

Clarendon Homes | Sheridan 41
VIC

Yeah the entire house will be rendered, so we won't have bricks. They're replacing the bricks with Hebel and using acrylic render.

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TiredHalo
Sep 23, 2018 6:55 pm
TiredHalo

Just finished the last of the stone retaining walls. This one on the east side has the cellar door in it.

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RuffTuff
Sep 23, 2018 4:18 pm
RuffTuff
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Guy T
Sep 23, 2018 3:37 pm
GarethB
GarethB
23 September

Coral Homes ā€“ Lisbon 25, Hervey Bay / QLD

Coral Homes ā€“ Lisbon 25, Hervey Bay / QLD
1, 2

Yes 100% them, and they did an amazing job :) Cant wait to see it come together.

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GarethB
Sep 23, 2018 1:50 pm
GarethB

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