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Thomas Archer Hive 45 - Boroondara [2021]

Thomas Archer Hive 45 - Boroondara [2021]
VIC
1, 2

the facade on Master was not reflected what i picked on PSQ stage, it was so annoying as they simply changed my bedroom floorplan to suit their facade. I reckon drawee…

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chars0974
Oct 24, 2021 10:29 pm
idev
idev
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Hebel Power Floor

Hebel Power Floor

Hi @ I saw your active help to many members on this forum, while I hope some members will reply to my question, would you mind looking at it as well and share your expert…

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idev
Oct 24, 2021 9:57 pm

Hi All, A friend is thinking of buying an old property near Adelaide. He showed pictures of it and on one photo I noticed a bulge in the external wall, right where an…

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J-a-y
Oct 24, 2021 8:51 pm

Construction schedule

Construction schedule
NSW

Thanks for the help I’ll have to see whether he can use it with his 2d modeling The hardest thing I’ve found is just the time frames for each trade and scheduling…

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Camsta
Oct 24, 2021 8:30 pm

Building with Wisdom Homes

Building with Wisdom Homes
NSW
1 ... 809, 810, 811

Oh another question. We will be getting a wall oven and cooktop. While they are available on the Winning Electical website, they are about 30% more expensive then I can…

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diepiggy
Oct 24, 2021 8:03 pm

Boston 42 Alternatives?

Boston 42 Alternatives?

Any ideas on builders with a similar off the plan layout?

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shortman
Oct 24, 2021 7:46 pm

Show this to your wife. Cooking sizzling steaks on high heat and catching…

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arcadelt
Oct 24, 2021 7:04 pm

Hi all - I'm trying to help my mum who is building a new house in Perth, WA - we are both completely new to the process etc. We had an architect design the house and the…

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Zoz
Oct 24, 2021 6:55 pm
Esty
Esty
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Steve Parcell builders (SE QLD)

Steve Parcell builders (SE QLD)

We’re looking to build our first home, double story 5 bedrooms, on 750sqm land. We have looked into a few builders - Metricon, Steve Parcell. Was really hoping to hear…

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Esty
Oct 24, 2021 6:53 pm

Steel vs Timber Pricing

Steel vs Timber Pricing

Hi Simeon, Thanks again for your input. Our builder has stated that the cost of timber is excessive right now. This is not a unique response. We've been given the same…

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Jacinta Rich
Oct 24, 2021 3:17 pm

Gold coast neighbour drainage

Gold coast neighbour drainage

Has anyone had any experience with dealing the the GCCC over drainage issues with a neighbour? While we are down hill from our neighbour and totally get that there will…

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sakgcaus
Oct 24, 2021 1:02 pm

Hello All! This is my very first post in the forum. I am exploring some land blocks in Spring Mountain (Ipswich QLD) but most of those have retaining wall (proposed…

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saha-home
Oct 24, 2021 11:26 am
moudzj
moudzj
11 h

Driveway standards and issues.

Driveway standards and issues.
1, 2

These council drawings comply - I know them. The issue is that you applied that drawing to your driveway, which you shouldn't have. Not necessary. 10% to the kerb is…

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moudzj
Oct 24, 2021 11:06 am

Recommended Windows Supplier? (Sydney - Northshore)

Recommended Windows Supplier? (Sydney - Northshore)

Chris, What style of windows do you want? I have a great supplier in Bankstown that does wholesale but on Aluminium frames, rather than timber. cheers Simeon

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Ashington Homes
Oct 24, 2021 10:00 am
Ashington Homes

Acoustic for a duplex

Acoustic for a duplex

Isn't rockwool fire resistant?

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strannik
Oct 24, 2021 9:37 am

Painting exterior old (lead) chalking paint

Painting exterior old (lead) chalking paint

You need to get as much of the original paint off as possible. I'd be using a hose, a stiff brush ( probably not a wire brush though ) and some rough wet and dry…

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Stewie D
Oct 24, 2021 7:07 am

Painting asbestos

Painting asbestos

How hot does the sheeting become when the fireplace is used? If it isn't too hot to touch, then any acrylic paint will do. It is just to seal the fibres so that they don't…

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Stewie D
Oct 24, 2021 6:32 am
jim78
jim78
Yesterday

Knock Down Rebuild

Knock Down Rebuild

Hi New here and new to building, we are considering a knock down rebuild on the Northside of Brisbane, preferably a two storey house, does anyone have any recommendations…

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jim78
Oct 23, 2021 10:08 pm
union
union
Yesterday

Boston 42 with Clarendon

Boston 42 with Clarendon
1, 2

my tender price is 690k, but that includes a 30k step up in the house. It also includes some provisional allowances for colour selection, around about 30k or so.

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union
Oct 23, 2021 7:51 pm
adnanmir
adnanmir
Yesterday

Façade colour scheme

Façade colour scheme
VIC

Hi All, I am confused on the colour theme for my facade and exterior, so far I have got my feature bricks as Black and garage and other brick still to be decided. I…

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adnanmir
Oct 23, 2021 4:08 pm
adnanmir
adnanmir
Yesterday

Building Sorrento Grand retreat with Carlisle homes

Building Sorrento Grand retreat with Carlisle homes

hi Mate, how did you go for your colour selection , would like to share your exterior color selection ?

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adnanmir
Oct 23, 2021 3:48 pm
Jessikajade
Jessikajade
Yesterday

Information on building a small home

Information on building a small home

Thankyou, I guess I am going by Friends building experiences in the same area over the past 2 years. To boot the block adjacent to our block that was purchased in February…

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Jessikajade
Oct 23, 2021 3:25 pm
Athenak7
Athenak7
Yesterday

Sydney Demolition Companies - Any Recommendations?

Sydney Demolition Companies - Any Recommendations?
NSW
1, 2

We did a Demolistion of fibro house with lots of absestos .. the guys were fantastic .. they are called creative genius excavations .. talk to Stanley

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Athenak7
Oct 23, 2021 3:14 pm

Finally some progress, the slab was poured recently. Eta on frames, i was told 3-5 weeks. So far 3 weeks has elasped and no update, they'll arrive whenever they arrive i…

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Spazzen
Oct 23, 2021 2:18 pm
oklouise
oklouise
23 October

Garage North West facing block orientation

Garage North West facing block orientation

with the a suitable your block will be fine for a new build in Brisbane... check the excellent YourHome.gov.au website for advice about passive solar design, orientation…

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oklouise
Oct 23, 2021 8:06 am

Custom Floorplan comments and review

Custom Floorplan comments and review

I appreciate you sharing such great information. Could you tell me more about…

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lenovolaptop2249
Oct 23, 2021 12:04 am
wagga123
wagga123
22 October

Flu vent on roof

Flu vent on roof

** Natural Gas **

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wagga123
Oct 22, 2021 9:13 pm
Wellbuild
Wellbuild
22 October

Thomas Archer Evoke (Modified) Kingston Build - 2020/2021/20

Thomas Archer Evoke (Modified) Kingston Build - 2020/2021/20
1, 2, 3, 4

Wardrobes are standard. We only have those drawers (one set) in our main WIR. All the other bedrooms just have the hangers. This was a mistake. We should've done two…

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Wellbuild
Oct 22, 2021 8:29 pm
glutamic
glutamic
22 October

Knockdown Rebuild Acre Inner Melbourne

Knockdown Rebuild Acre Inner Melbourne

Good advice, I completely agree. My dream is to build on the block though but just reading some things online like WOLF who suggests $5000+ per sqm is too much at the…

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glutamic
Oct 22, 2021 8:24 pm
wagga123
wagga123
22 October

Occupancy Certificate Requirement after Moving in

Occupancy Certificate Requirement after Moving in

New construction has to meet minimum standards to comply with energy efficiency guidelines, I thought. If the above is the case, I doubt if ceiling fans would meet the…

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wagga123
Oct 22, 2021 5:13 pm

If you need a separate powder room, you could possibly carve out some space in the laundry. The existing laundry dimensions look quite generous with lots of potentially…

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mockkie
Oct 22, 2021 3:20 pm
alexp79
alexp79
22 October

Cost of new ceiling - help with expectations

Cost of new ceiling - help with expectations

In that case, it is at least 6x more expensive than market rate. Generally you should not be paying more than $50 per sqm even in Sydney.

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alexp79
Oct 22, 2021 2:58 pm
Chana463
Chana463
22 October

Could somebody share with me what is the experience to work

Could somebody share with me what is the experience to work
WA

Hi to all of you, I am new to this forum but I would like to have more information about the experience to work with Home Group in Perth WA. They have amazing designs and…

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Chana463
Oct 22, 2021 1:18 pm

Brett Mcgauchie Area Projects Melbourne

Brett Mcgauchie Area Projects Melbourne

I also did some work for Kate Mcgauchie. Acted very nice and polite. Once I finished the work she stopped answering my calls and refused to pay me. A nasty piece of work.…

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Janey Anne Carter
Oct 22, 2021 11:45 am

Maybe you could swap the Ens and WIR in the original design? Something like this idea. Probably easier for plumbing work too. Ask your designer to re-model them and check…

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Jason526
Oct 22, 2021 11:31 am
Chirpee1
Chirpee1
22 October

Anyone built/building with Hudson Homes - Central Coast NSW?

Anyone built/building with Hudson Homes - Central Coast NSW?

8months into build, still not to lockup stage - two storey. No communication, but whenever I initiate - it's BS....or threats of shutting down my build…

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Chirpee1
Oct 22, 2021 10:05 am
cangransecond
cangransecond
22 October

Carlisle Canterbury Grand 43

Carlisle Canterbury Grand 43

Blonde, haven’t got our plans drawn yet. That will happen in the next couple of months I reckon. This is the standard plan https://carlislehomes.com.au/home-desig ...…

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cangransecond
Oct 22, 2021 7:20 am
anura
anura
22 October

Metricon Riviera 54

Metricon Riviera 54

Hi Tam Tran We are also looking at building Riviera 54 & just like you we are looking for someone who have built one. How far have you progressed with your building .…

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anura
Oct 22, 2021 12:03 am
Pulse
Pulse
21 October

Neighbours bolted fence to my wall during construction

Neighbours bolted fence to my wall during construction

This issue keeps coming up with builds to the boundary. If you are going to build to boundary you have to expect this sort of thing. It is a bit rude for them to drill…

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Pulse
Oct 21, 2021 8:52 pm
Wokaaa
Wokaaa
21 October

Registration of Land in Emerald Hills

Registration of Land in Emerald Hills

Looks like stage 11 will register last week of October

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Wokaaa
Oct 21, 2021 5:51 pm
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Dale26
Oct 21, 2021 5:26 pm
dom0387
dom0387
21 October

Custom Build Floor Plans - Please Review!

Custom Build Floor Plans - Please Review!

Thank you so much, I am loving some of the changes you have made! I think you have done a much better job than the “architect” I have paid so much to do. I will…

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dom0387
Oct 21, 2021 5:24 pm
TheCrows
TheCrows
21 October

GJ Gardner Montville

GJ Gardner Montville

That’s so exciting! How much did you modify the plan? Also, I’d love to see how it’s all tracking. Have you got your build up on Instagram at all?

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TheCrows
Oct 21, 2021 5:23 pm

I am interested in a piece of land in Fyansford Geelong, 1400SQM with a "too good to be true" price. I understand that sloped blocks come with increased costs to make the…

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trev123
Oct 21, 2021 4:48 pm
navmuk
navmuk
21 October

Owner Building in Canberra

Owner Building in Canberra

Hi, We are considering Owner Building in Canberra. I haven't found many recent posts here. Does it mean its super risky to do it Canberra? Would you guys be able to…

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navmuk
Oct 21, 2021 4:23 pm
dom0387
dom0387
21 October

Low E glass - are you using it, pros and cons

Low E glass - are you using it, pros and cons
1, 2, 3, 4

Its also only 2-3mm thick, some provide thicker up to 5-6mm but cost almost as much as solid timber prices.

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dom0387
Oct 21, 2021 3:44 pm
annakoh
annakoh
21 October

Thomas Archer Bayside Build

Thomas Archer Bayside Build
VIC
1 ... 16, 17, 18

Ahh that makes sense. Love the setup! Do you mind if I ask roughly how much it cost? We are building a modified Hive, it's something I would love to add into our master…

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annakoh
Oct 21, 2021 3:14 pm
annakoh
ChrisBirmele
ChrisBirmele
21 October

Toilet cistern not filling with water

Toilet cistern not filling with water

You were right the problem was that 'pig's tail' thing in the shaft deteriorated over time and blocked the water supply. The first plumber I called, looked at it for 2…

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ChrisBirmele
Oct 21, 2021 3:06 pm
Melani123
Melani123
21 October

Building Doulton 50 with Metricon

Building Doulton 50 with Metricon
1, 2

Yes. It make sense and thanks for your reply !

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Melani123
Oct 21, 2021 12:10 pm
MyFirst
MyFirst
21 October

Big M brickwork, am I being picky? I don't think so...

Big M brickwork, am I being picky? I don't think so...

IMO, your brick wall looks perfectly fine. Dont' get too hung up over it. If you go to stare at other people's new build you will be surprised how good yours are. A…

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MyFirst
Oct 21, 2021 10:23 am

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