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Metricon Winchester 28- Waiting for keys....

Metricon Winchester 28- Waiting for keys....
VIC
1 ... 52, 53, 54

Ergh, the bank is saying it can take up to 10 days to have a cheque ready :shock: Yet I could walk in this morning and have a bank cheque in minutes. Going to need to do some…

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blackcat20
Oct 23, 2018 8:34 am
blackcat20

Building Bayside : Our Glendale 45

Building Bayside : Our Glendale 45
VIC
1 ... 17, 18, 19

That's true Drew...anyway for us the bank needs to pay M. So if its through bank trf we may have delays as the bank will do a final inspection and valuation before it…

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excited_builders
Oct 23, 2018 8:22 am

Building at Bardia - New Breeze

Building at Bardia - New Breeze
NSW
1 ... 47, 48, 49

My builder got the engineers to update their drawings.

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44340
IamSAM
Oct 23, 2018 8:20 am
IamSAM

East Estate

East Estate
VIC
1, 2, 3, 4

Hi easty. No issues with the HV power lines and we're fairly close to them.

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smithfamily
Oct 23, 2018 8:13 am

Kitchen cupboards that look like drawers?

Kitchen cupboards that look like drawers?

Not necessarily. There is a bit more fiddling involved in cutting and then connecting the panels to make up one door that looks like drawer fronts, but you will need to…

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arcadelt
Oct 23, 2018 7:54 am
Manj
Manj
2 h

Our Arden Home - Votivo 43

Our Arden Home - Votivo 43
1 ... 5, 6, 7

Absolutely wrapped to see things moving soon Rachael13..

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Manj
Oct 23, 2018 7:50 am
Manj

Site costs on block of land with fall

Site costs on block of land with fall
VIC

Please please tell me who was your builder???I have a land with similar fall too.

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Gurpreetdhami
Oct 23, 2018 7:17 am
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stanus
Oct 23, 2018 6:58 am
stanus

Modular Prefab Homes ?

Modular Prefab Homes ?

Hi everyone! Myself and a few University students are conducting some research on prefab homes as part of a group project. If…

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swiftcamp
Oct 23, 2018 2:48 am

I have charcoal colour will send you photo black splash back was to dark didnt bring colours out on splash back so I bought my own tiles if your javeing dark cupboards get…

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kathysangel
Oct 22, 2018 11:27 pm

Dealings with NSW Fair Trading and Builders

Dealings with NSW Fair Trading and Builders
NSW

Wasn’t Rawson... More of a smaller local company... And as for structural defects - we have cracking in our walls and they’ve tried to repair them structurally and…

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fingal77
Oct 22, 2018 11:20 pm

Bathroom renovations increase the value of a home but how does a first time bathroom renovator rookie know where to…

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oxfordbath
Oct 22, 2018 11:02 pm
oxfordbath
JB1
JB1
11 h

Shower fall to waste - advice needed

Shower fall to waste - advice needed

What is the fall? Get something straight, I.e. a level or timber. Sit it from one end of the shower floor to the other end. What is the height difference (gap) over…

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JB1
Oct 22, 2018 10:52 pm
MrsAJ
MrsAJ
12 h

Coral Homes general build thread

Coral Homes general build thread
QLD
1 ... 560, 561, 562

Hi s-X-s, Thank you so much for your time and your suggestions. We did look at our prestart pdf and have finalised few things but still not sure on the colours as it…

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MrsAJ
Oct 22, 2018 10:03 pm

Metricon Liberty 45 in Ryde NSW

Metricon Liberty 45 in Ryde NSW
NSW
1 ... 36, 37, 38

Is it really glossy and will remain like that? Have you even tried putting your car on this type of flooring?

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alexp79
Oct 22, 2018 10:00 pm

Fowler Homes Catalina 23 - Oran Park

Fowler Homes Catalina 23 - Oran Park
NSW
1 ... 14, 15, 16

The Cygnus colour is beautiful - can totally see why you wanted it! But I guess as long as you can find an alternative that you're happy with, then all is well 😊. PCI…

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Newy-Jan
Oct 22, 2018 9:49 pm
Wild
Wild
12 h

Building with Metricon

Building with Metricon
NSW
1 ... 402, 403, 404

Drew - your windows at the front of the house, Are they also 1800MM ?

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Wild
Oct 22, 2018 9:43 pm

Who's building with Clarendon??

Who's building with Clarendon??
NSW
1 ... 925, 926, 927

Anyone received a letter from council regrading damage survey cost for after completion ? approx. $279 ? Shouldnt this paid by Clarendon ? or I have to pay it myself…

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wentworth33
Oct 22, 2018 9:21 pm

Waterproofing toilet

Waterproofing toilet

Hi! I have a laundry room in a Strata complex which I want to turn into a toilet room. No shower, just WC and existing laundry tub. A core hole is required. Under me are…

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Epoxy18
Oct 22, 2018 8:32 pm
Mitchd
Mitchd
14 h

Double Glazing Advise

Double Glazing Advise

Cheers everyone for their replies. we ended up getting pvc windows installed about 6 weeks ago. We have noticed the difference immediately the house has stayed warm…

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Mitchd
Oct 22, 2018 7:52 pm

Bathroom Privacy Glass

Bathroom Privacy Glass

Hi everyone, Please share your favourite patterned or privacy glass types in bathrooms and toilets. Also please share if you have any regrets about your selection. Thank…

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chocolate_addict
Oct 22, 2018 7:26 pm

Vibrating floor when AC is on

Vibrating floor when AC is on

Hi, I have this problem with my rental property, while my place gets built. Apparently some contracts offer as an extra option what previous poster has mentioned. We had…

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chocolate_addict
Oct 22, 2018 7:23 pm

Shadowline and handleless island bench

Shadowline and handleless island bench
1, 2

If we were to go down the route of “L profile” handleless drawers, I think we will end up going back to our original idea of waterfalls on both ends. Now knowing that…

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doogs82
Oct 22, 2018 6:48 pm

KDR - Rawson Chifley 42 mark ii in Newcastle.

KDR - Rawson Chifley 42 mark ii in Newcastle.
NSW
1, 2, 3, 4

Can anyone that built via CDC tell me if a CDC certificate is a construction certificate? If so we have had one since early August and my understanding is that they need…

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Salfield
Oct 22, 2018 6:08 pm

Any tips for Colour selections??

Any tips for Colour selections??

Consider hiring good interior designer if you can't decide on your own. I don't think anyone will be able to provide a good advice for you here without knowing what your…

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alexp79
Oct 22, 2018 4:35 pm
onggie
onggie
18 h

Can someone identify this style of driveway

Can someone identify this style of driveway

Ok, with some help from another person I have discovered what this method is called and how they do it. It is sprayed onto the driveway and is called; Spray Fleck or Spray Crete

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onggie
Oct 22, 2018 4:07 pm
nada17
nada17
18 h

Building with Kurmond Homes

Building with Kurmond Homes
NSW
1 ... 89, 90, 91

happy to hear your build is progressing well! yeah we have noticed different colour insulation. I was more worrying not about the quality of works. you know, it is…

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nada17
Oct 22, 2018 3:56 pm

I was recently introduced to this forum and found it very useful. So i decided to start my own thread for Glendale 34 LE that we plan to build next year once our land…

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sparekh
Oct 22, 2018 3:54 pm

Pre-slab nightmare - Please help.

Pre-slab nightmare - Please help.
VIC

What was your outcome with the escalation to the state manager?

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Livingthe_dream.au
Oct 22, 2018 3:15 pm

What bricks did you choose - Show and Tell

What bricks did you choose - Show and Tell
VIC
1 ... 11, 12, 13

Natural actually. So I guess the builder chose a sandy reddish kind of colour. Flush profile.

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kirashogun
Oct 22, 2018 2:34 pm

Hi just looking into some options for replacing our timber windows. I am just about to begin to strip the paint and repaint and seal them. That said, I am after looking at…

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mynameisjonas
Oct 22, 2018 1:59 pm

Schofields Akuna Vista

Schofields Akuna Vista

I bought one 300 M2 this month, not know why they withdrew all ads from realestate and domain., their plan is good.

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checkyour
Oct 22, 2018 1:39 pm
kjane
kjane
21 h

Building with Hall & Hart Homes

Building with Hall & Hart Homes
NSW
1 ... 24, 25, 26

Unfortunately no more progress on the frames due to the rain, so fingers crossed for this week. Has your DA gone in yet or do you have to have all selections done first?…

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kjane
Oct 22, 2018 12:51 pm

Modified Madison 35 by Clarendon Homes - Brisbane

Modified Madison 35 by Clarendon Homes - Brisbane
QLD

Tricky decisions. These house we are building are adding to supply side, Something like 80, 000 detached homes reckoned to be in the Ozzie supply pipe-line right now. And…

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KingTaco
Oct 22, 2018 12:36 pm
KingTaco

Fairhaven Homes

Fairhaven Homes
VIC
1 ... 17, 18, 19

You are catching up quick CalicoCat. Hopefully Fairhaven fixed all the issues you pointed out to them.

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Bronte19
Oct 22, 2018 11:55 am

Review standard inclusions provided by builder

Review standard inclusions provided by builder
QLD

It is hard to know if this is good value or not without looking at other builders and their pricings. It also depends on what soil rating you have as that can increase…

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bestspecials
Oct 22, 2018 10:59 am
bestspecials

Coral Homes - Grange 25 (Newport)

Coral Homes - Grange 25 (Newport)
QLD
1 ... 15, 16, 17

Thanks. The grass is Sir Walter. It is growing madly.

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bestspecials
Oct 22, 2018 10:41 am
bestspecials

Termination of building contract due to being unable to get

Termination of building contract due to being unable to get

We were with Sherridan homes. That’s what I thought! It’s so unfair we just feel sick about it!

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Melissa.prinsloo
Oct 22, 2018 9:50 am

KDR - Allcastle Homes Grandworth 45 MK2

KDR - Allcastle Homes Grandworth 45 MK2
NSW
1 ... 5, 6, 7

We have roof darling and tiles going on today thank god so at least protected from future rains

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metskim
Oct 22, 2018 9:39 am

Skirting boards pulling away from wall and floor tiles

Skirting boards pulling away from wall and floor tiles

You need to engage a very experienced building consultant to assess what is happening with your home and to do forensic on whether the builder has followed approved drawings.

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building-expert
Oct 22, 2018 9:30 am
building-expert
joy1884
joy1884
Yesterday

Carlisle Homes - Easy Living Tennyson 25

Carlisle Homes - Easy Living Tennyson 25
VIC

Hi snapey, what colour palette did you choose in the end? Im finalizing my cobtract and still cobfused if i should go with new york or paris.

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joy1884
Oct 22, 2018 9:03 am
MangoC
MangoC
Yesterday

Arden Developments

Arden Developments
VIC
1 ... 161, 162, 163

Thanks Ezza. Its hard to know what is a legitimate cost and what can be pushed to be avoided.

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MangoC
Oct 22, 2018 8:58 am
wongbruce
wongbruce
Yesterday

Mapleton Grove 18 Barry Road NSW

Mapleton Grove 18 Barry Road NSW
NSW
1 ... 9, 10, 11

Hey Joe, We had our pegout last week and have been advised that they will go onsite this week to begin work. In regards to your driveway have you joined the Building…

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wongbruce
Oct 22, 2018 6:58 am
lynnlee
lynnlee
Yesterday

Building new home

Building new home
SA

Thankyou for your input. I have just brought the block after thinking a while about it. I will do as you have advised. Thankyou very much :)

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lynnlee
Oct 22, 2018 12:06 am
sunnyarora
sunnyarora
Yesterday

Domaine homes by clerondon

Domaine homes by clerondon
NSW
1, 2, 3, 4

Hello Guys, I am new to this forum. I have just bought a Land on Tedbury Road opposite to National Park in Jordan Springs East. I did wasted alot of time looking for…

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sunnyarora
Oct 21, 2018 11:57 pm

Hi everyone! Here is a little house update. I can hardly believe that we moved in 19 months ago!! Exterior: we decided to tint all our windows for extra…

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goldcoasthome
Oct 21, 2018 10:04 pm
goldcoasthome
Kollosche
Kollosche
Yesterday

Building Arden Homes Genoa Verve 26 in North East VIC

Building Arden Homes Genoa Verve 26 in North East VIC
VIC
1, 2, 3, 4, 5

Week 22 As I had expected, we were again delayed for handover. On Wednesday (17/10/2018.) afternoon my site supervisor gave me a call and…

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Kollosche
Oct 21, 2018 9:47 pm
JM1911A1
JM1911A1
21 October

Simonds Prague Modified - Adelaide

Simonds Prague Modified - Adelaide
SA

With the ensuite have you thought about/talked to Cahill about putting a shower seat instead where the duct was? We have one in ours and it's actually amazing (and as…

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JM1911A1
Oct 21, 2018 8:45 pm
JM1911A1

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