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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

It's a big house....... I went and met the SS at the block to see the peg-out of the boundary of the house.... It's big.... Vastly different to imagine the physical size…

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BrentandAllison
Jul 16, 2018 9:03 am
BrentandAllison
ehhc
ehhc
31 m

Sekisui | Burbank - Cedarwood1828

Sekisui | Burbank - Cedarwood1828
NSW
1 ... 36, 37, 38

Fence is timber lapped and capped. Are you still getting a timber corner fence? Will you be painting it? Not sure this spray gun is good enough for metal surfaces...

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ehhc
Jul 16, 2018 8:43 am
ehhc
Drew01
Drew01
38 m

My KDR Metricon Hampshire - Liberty - 45 Melb

My KDR Metricon Hampshire - Liberty - 45 Melb
VIC
1 ... 93, 94, 95

They're not meant to cut Goop off, it should peel off on a sheet. I had a really long chat with the guy when he did our place, and he was saying most scratches come from…

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Drew01
Jul 16, 2018 8:35 am
Drew01
Addell
Addell
53 m

Building with New Living Homes

Building with New Living Homes
NSW
1, 2

We just got our letter of commencement from the bank last friday 😊😊😊😊 although they said on or before 20 working days before they start... i am still hoping…

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Addell
Jul 16, 2018 8:20 am

Extending a steel frame home

Extending a steel frame home

Yes, I'm doing the designs, engineering & Costings for one at the moment (OB) in perth/guldford It depends on your design? More info required You will need to leverage…

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StructuralBIMGuy
Jul 16, 2018 8:09 am
StructuralBIMGuy

Rosenthal Sunbury site costs

Rosenthal Sunbury site costs

Site costs can vary, more Info required? Size house Contour, Geotech report, engineering,display or custom build?

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StructuralBIMGuy
Jul 16, 2018 7:58 am
StructuralBIMGuy

Henley Aegean 38 - KDR in Bayside

Henley Aegean 38 - KDR in Bayside
1, 2, 3

Yeah. Before the frame went up it felt tiny compared to the display. With the frame up it feels a lot bigger now - we also have extra-high ceilings downstairs which makes…

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SAFA1
Jul 16, 2018 7:48 am

New Build - Perth

New Build - Perth

Welcome to the Forum Sales Consultants are The least trusted and the new homes sales industry requires regulating. If You have a complicated build, difficult site, high…

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StructuralBIMGuy
Jul 16, 2018 7:41 am
StructuralBIMGuy

Valeco first time build North Brisbane

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

It was really exciting to see it all up, and show my daughter, looking like something rather then some dirt, she was very excited. Me on ther hand excited/nervous…

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Tashmc
Jul 16, 2018 7:20 am
Tashmc

Building an Aegean230 with Mainvue.

Building an Aegean230 with Mainvue.
VIC
1 ... 16, 17, 18

Thanks for the idea. Will check it out.

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pEast
Jul 16, 2018 1:52 am
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BCMPS
Jul 16, 2018 12:07 am

HGWA Baldivis

HGWA Baldivis
WA
1 ... 8, 9, 10

Thanks Tinkster really happy with how it’s all Come together and the other half has done such a fantastic job with our painting 😁

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vanessah2015
Jul 15, 2018 11:42 pm
vanessah2015
chanam
chanam
10 h

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

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

How's the journey with ownit homes as I'm considering them at the moment. Thank you.

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chanam
Jul 15, 2018 11:32 pm

Our KDR Project - Canberra

Our KDR Project - Canberra
ACT

Looking a lot better, I think (although I do agree with 's suggestion about the…

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algernon
Jul 15, 2018 10:37 pm
aphsta
aphsta
11 h

Undermount Sink - Installation costs?

Undermount Sink - Installation costs?

My builder charges $1000 which includes the sink upgrade and stone polishing I ended up doing my own stone and sink post handover because it was ridiculously overpriced.…

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aphsta
Jul 15, 2018 10:20 pm
aphsta
aphsta
11 h

Smartstone benchtops

Smartstone benchtops

My benchtops are caesarstone brand and I have a crack in each bench top. We paid about $400 to have one fixed and it just stopped it from growing and looks like hell. We…

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aphsta
Jul 15, 2018 10:17 pm

Coral Homes general build thread

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

Ours is flush on garage but not above windows we did ask SC if windows would be flush and he said yes but of course we missed reading the recessed on our plans…

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BrownDog77
Jul 15, 2018 10:16 pm

Building Metricon Liberty 40 Schofields

Building Metricon Liberty 40 Schofields
NSW
1, 2

Yep, 3.2 mtrs.. hope it looks good thought! We never knew when we purchased the land

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johar.ankur
Jul 15, 2018 10:12 pm
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bestspecials
Jul 15, 2018 10:04 pm
bestspecials

Hey Doulton is there a gap under your garage door? I can fit my hand under mine. Just wondering if it’s normal or something I should call put at Customer presentation.

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emmyawards
Jul 15, 2018 9:59 pm
dulie
dulie
12 h

Metricon Liberty 45 in Ryde NSW

Metricon Liberty 45 in Ryde NSW
NSW
1 ... 33, 34, 35

House looks great inside and out! Must be such a relief to finally have your house! Hope you enjoying living in it as much as we are =)

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dulie
Jul 15, 2018 9:40 pm
dulie

Who else is building with Eden Brae?

Who else is building with Eden Brae?
NSW
1 ... 755, 756, 757

Hi Nekual, We are due to complete this week. We used a company called Houspect for independent inspections. They did 5 in total and were very thorough. They organised…

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winto_04
Jul 15, 2018 9:32 pm

Plantation Mirage Vogue Q1 Build - Sherwood, QLD

Plantation Mirage Vogue Q1 Build - Sherwood, QLD
QLD
1, 2

When i was going through tender stage, there were 2 things plantation wouldn't move, the kitchen and the stair case. I did originally try to move the kitchen across to…

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httpants
Jul 15, 2018 9:27 pm

Coral Homes - Grange 25 (Newport)

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

Thanks. We are really excited about how it has turned out.

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bestspecials
Jul 15, 2018 9:22 pm
bestspecials

Building Plantation Trinity Lux Q1 @ Oxley - Brisbane

Building Plantation Trinity Lux Q1 @ Oxley - Brisbane
QLD
1, 2, 3

Wow, it looks stunning. Beautiful colours and finishes in the kitchen and stairs.

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Sam Smith
Jul 15, 2018 9:05 pm

Building Bayside : Our Glendale 45

Building Bayside : Our Glendale 45
VIC
1 ... 11, 12, 13

Looking great! I can’t believe how quickly it is going up! Makes me want to get thru this admin stage even more, and start building!!

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shokel1975
Jul 15, 2018 9:01 pm
shokel1975
Stukip
Stukip
13 h

Building with Wisdom Homes

Building with Wisdom Homes
NSW
1 ... 577, 578, 579

Power points would have to go inside vanity. We are doing one each side.

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Stukip
Jul 15, 2018 8:35 pm

Site works advice needed

Site works advice needed

What the, did they tell you this before the house was built? Once the site is cut, you need to fill it back up. and it is going to be costly as natural soil that's been…

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kirashogun
Jul 15, 2018 8:09 pm

Chipped Stegbar sliding door

Chipped Stegbar sliding door
VIC

How to fix it is not your problem, Ask them to do whatever it takes to make it look brand new and if they have to replace it, too bad.

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kirashogun
Jul 15, 2018 8:00 pm

Building our dream home- Fairhaven Queenscliff in Riverwalk

Building our dream home- Fairhaven Queenscliff in Riverwalk
VIC
1, 2, 3, 4

So its been a while since ive posted but its been a busy busy time. My daughter has been quite ill and had surgery so things got put to the side a little. We also go…

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Bergman58
Jul 15, 2018 7:47 pm
Bergman58

15 July 2018 - 27 days (Week 4) Frame has started! It is scheduled to be completed by next week with roof up!

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Kimmykim
Jul 15, 2018 7:42 pm

fairhaven response time

fairhaven response time
VIC

Thats a normal response time. You wont be the only one trying to make changes to the floor plan, and have to wait in line with everyone else. Fairhaven seem to be one of…

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Bergman58
Jul 15, 2018 6:56 pm
Bergman58
k3nnis
k3nnis
15 h

KDR Sekisui House - St George

KDR Sekisui House - St George
NSW
1 ... 77, 78, 79

Oh ok :) the finishing line is nearly there :) My view is that once you move in there are lots of things to spend money on lol. I just finished setting up my home…

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k3nnis
Jul 15, 2018 6:14 pm

After having a grizzle on Friday about the delays, I went to site this afternoon to find that a guy had been there and rendered the outside of the house today. Amazing. …

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MikW
Jul 15, 2018 6:14 pm
MikW
raelph
raelph
15 h

Insulation Batts

Insulation Batts

thank you for your thoughts Rae

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raelph
Jul 15, 2018 6:12 pm

Site works have started! Dam, veggie patch, fire firepit, and house and shed pads underway!

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stellabella
Jul 15, 2018 5:30 pm
stellabella

It’s been 3 months since handover! Where has the time gone? It honestly didn’t take long to make this house feel like home. Every time we add something, it just…

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xjanex
Jul 15, 2018 5:19 pm
xjanex
GLO
GLO
18 h

Height compliance questions. Did you encounter this?

Height compliance questions. Did you encounter this?
NSW

Agree, I picked that up the other day. Building Height: 8230mm 2740mm Ground Floor  250mm Sub Floor  2590mm First Floor  2650mm 25° Roof pitch  Natural…

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GLO
Jul 15, 2018 3:34 pm

Tiling with Eden Brae

Tiling with Eden Brae
NSW

It depends on how much tiling your area is. Usually they will recommend this for 600 x 600 tiles due to the large area. I don’t see any benefit for the 300 x 300 or…

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wongbruce
Jul 15, 2018 2:00 pm
reaver
reaver
20 h

Cost of landscaping

Cost of landscaping
NSW

Has anyone installed a driveway made of pavers recently? I'm trying to look at how much it would cost per sqm at the eastern suburbs of Melbourne. I understand it may…

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reaver
Jul 15, 2018 1:20 pm
reaver
Drew01
Drew01
22 h

Building with Metricon

Building with Metricon
NSW
1 ... 373, 374, 375

I've spent way too many years of my working life running cabling, and in our build, I've had outlets run for each TV location, and for our Enphase Envoy connectivity. The…

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Drew01
Jul 15, 2018 11:24 am
Drew01

Our First Home - Ballarat - Welcome to Tiling!!!

Our First Home - Ballarat - Welcome to Tiling!!!
VIC
1 ... 18, 19, 20

Tiling all finished. Haven't been able to get inside the house so can only look through windows. Looks they done the cut out of the drive way. So maybe going to do that…

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icat2000
Jul 15, 2018 10:11 am
icat2000

How much to build this

How much to build this

Hi I was reading back through this and it seems you have some knowledge of the pricing in shepp here I have a question which hopefully you could roughly help me with…

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mizlong
Jul 15, 2018 9:45 am

How much space needed for back entry from garage?

How much space needed for back entry from garage?
VIC

hi I need some advice , how much metres needed for a back roller door for entry into the back yard? , we don’t want A side gate for entry into the yard just the…

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mizlong
Jul 15, 2018 9:23 am
alymei
alymei
Yesterday

Redbank Plains Custom Build: Homes by CMA

Redbank Plains Custom Build: Homes by CMA
QLD

How exciting following- good for you not giving up xx

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alymei
Jul 15, 2018 6:57 am

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