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Slab pour done before pre-pour inspection

Slab pour done before pre-pour inspection
VIC

@obiwan Who was suppose to do the inspection? The SS, Building Inspector or (doubtful it was an) engineer? Here is an extract from my previous post What…

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StructuralBIMGuy
May 28, 2018 9:18 am
StructuralBIMGuy

Calleya BAL Requirements

Calleya BAL Requirements

lad2018 LOL, noise attenuation! Check with your local Council with reference to developers covenants The Saleman should have advised you of any hidden building costs…

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StructuralBIMGuy
May 28, 2018 9:01 am
StructuralBIMGuy

Hi Doulton thank you for your detailed reply. 10 months for your build is fantastic specially considering the size of yoir house. You were very organised and diligent…

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excited_builders
May 28, 2018 8:36 am
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dillongl
May 28, 2018 8:29 am
dillongl
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shokel1975
May 28, 2018 8:28 am
shokel1975

Building with Wisdom Homes

Building with Wisdom Homes
NSW
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We have also selected the diplomat facade. Ours is rendered with the stria cladding on the front the same as the display at Oran Park. Our colours are a light grey, mid…

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Manhattan52
May 28, 2018 8:09 am

Allworth Carlisle Build In Western Sydney

Allworth Carlisle Build In Western Sydney
NSW
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Apologies for the delay, been a busy few days. The Theatre room is Charcoal from the Wattyl Sover range.

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mrbiggens
May 28, 2018 8:04 am
mrbiggens
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bestspecials
May 28, 2018 7:16 am
bestspecials

Barbie Dream House - First Build in Port Stephens

Barbie Dream House - First Build in Port Stephens
NSW
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Looks great. You will get so much light in through that window.

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bestspecials
May 28, 2018 7:13 am
bestspecials

Building defects? Owner?, The law is not your friend!

Building defects? Owner?, The law is not your friend!
VIC

The builder is only intrested in the next stage payment as soneone else posted on here, they dont care about anything and with the RBS gets all the work from them. Sad sad…

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Mauromario
May 28, 2018 6:50 am

Building with Metricon

Building with Metricon
NSW
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It should be for free. Apart of doing business and they recoup the cost back within the contract. What changes are you doing?

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Renman
May 28, 2018 6:41 am
Renman
chop
chop
3 h

Hamilton Rise - South Morang

Hamilton Rise - South Morang
VIC
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Who said? did u call Kevin I am waiting for May update Council website indicates application has progressed and on-site EightProperties banner are placed on the fence.

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chop
May 28, 2018 5:57 am

KDR Sekisui House - St George

KDR Sekisui House - St George
NSW
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I have sample of two tiles for alfresco. I'm going take these to my flooring shop tomorrow to check if its goes together with the laminate tile I have selected, just two…

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shazaw
May 28, 2018 1:09 am

Building Metricon Glendale 42 Limited Edition in Geelong

Building Metricon Glendale 42 Limited Edition in Geelong
VIC
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That’s what I did too. All the muck ups I went to my ss and told him to make sure this gets done or that. So it doesn’t cause a defect. But he was always pretty…

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Doulton777
May 28, 2018 1:03 am
Doulton777

My KDR Metricon Hampshire - Liberty - 45 Melb

My KDR Metricon Hampshire - Liberty - 45 Melb
VIC
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Sandy, We have handed over already, planning to just put it in before we move in the next couple of weeks.

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Renman
May 28, 2018 12:30 am
Renman

Questions regarding building quality of new home

Questions regarding building quality of new home

Building is like a box of chocolates Never know what you are going to get... even with the same builder - different trades and different supervisors on site (or meant or…

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Gaudi
May 28, 2018 12:05 am
Gaudi
Gaudi
10 h

Municipal Building surveyor or private

Municipal Building surveyor or private

Very hard to get recommendations as is many builders are putting pressure as subtle as it may be to owners to agree to use theirs when they sign their contract. I applaud…

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Gaudi
May 27, 2018 11:25 pm

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nada17
May 27, 2018 10:10 pm

M-class Slab on P class soil

M-class Slab on P class soil

Geo1 As you say the end result is a "M".So giving a figure even within 5mm in my opinion is unrealistic. Usually one samples is taken from a site to do Lab testing on.We…

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insider
May 27, 2018 9:44 pm
insider
gr8ly
gr8ly
12 h

Our First Home - Building with Valeco in Brookhaven Estate

Our First Home - Building with Valeco in Brookhaven Estate
QLD
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i would definitely bring it up with your SS. And yep agreed! if they were working on their own home, i'm sure they would take the time to ensure it's perfect. These houses…

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gr8ly
May 27, 2018 9:31 pm
gr8ly

Slab poured before inspection

Slab poured before inspection
VIC

Our builder has done our slab pour before an inspection could be done by our independent inspection company. It was communicated to them via two emails which were…

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Obi.Wan
May 27, 2018 9:30 pm
Obi.Wan
CC7
CC7
12 h

Building Grange 25 Coral Homes - Northern NSW

Building Grange 25 Coral Homes - Northern NSW
NSW
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Ugh what are wrong with people! Hopefully your house isn’t targeted next time

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CC7
May 27, 2018 9:18 pm
CC7

Slab heave is alive and well, watch out.

Slab heave is alive and well, watch out.
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Hi. Joker I will try my hardest hold these people accountable for the s***t they have created and greed they have the need for to take consumers money, I'll keep everyone…

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Mauromario
May 27, 2018 9:15 pm

DA approved on Friday 25th May.. fingers crossed with everything now our build starts soon!!

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johar.ankur
May 27, 2018 9:11 pm
Dani_J
Dani_J
12 h

Our First Dream Home G&P Builders

Our First Dream Home G&P Builders
QLD
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Wow it all looks great SN! Agree, butlers looks fantastic. Tiling in the bathrooms looks lovely, with those nice glossy tiles. Great choices!

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Dani_J
May 27, 2018 9:01 pm

Aurora Stage 16 - Build

Aurora Stage 16 - Build

Site costs used by project builders are used as a vehicle to raise one’s profit margin. It’s so padded with opacity that you can’t compare the dollar cost across…

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kirashogun
May 27, 2018 8:07 pm

Building Glenleigh with Kurmond Homes - my experiance...

Building Glenleigh with Kurmond Homes - my experiance...
NSW

Thank you :) We ended up going with another builder after finding out a lady I used to work with had huge issues with her build.

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SamanthaS
May 27, 2018 7:59 pm

Building Arden Homes Genoa Verve 26 in North East VIC

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

Oh wow December is scary. I'm still fingers crossed for next month. Luckily we don't have the sewer problem just waiting for Como to give us a final price. Went past…

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Clareymoo
May 27, 2018 7:40 pm

Coral Homes - Modified Grange 29

Coral Homes - Modified Grange 29
QLD
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Wow love your kitchen 😍 what's your stone bench and cabinetry if you don't mind me asking?

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Kevinmarques89
May 27, 2018 7:38 pm

Bulding with Lily Homes

Bulding with Lily Homes
NSW

Hi Vifferdude, Do you have any progress or finished photos of your build. I’m considering building with lily and would appreciate any feedback you have! Cheers

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Kylie15
May 27, 2018 7:25 pm
Pranav
Pranav
14 h

Lucere estate at Leppington

Lucere estate at Leppington
NSW
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Hi Adiba, Yes, i am not also sure about it, but to me i have no choice. I don't mind sending my kid to St Anthony of Padua at Austral, But its only from K-2 at the…

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Pranav
May 27, 2018 7:03 pm

Wood Fiber Cement Board Acoustic Laminated Gypsum Ceiling

Wood Fiber Cement Board Acoustic Laminated Gypsum Ceiling

Our talented and active R & D staff has always been dedicated to keeping up with the newest trends, to ensure acoustic product…

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krishnadevmp
May 27, 2018 6:01 pm

First Build with Summit Perth WA

First Build with Summit Perth WA
WA
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If he did that i would be more than a little confused. The driveway paving/power issue wouldn't effect the flooring, blinds or garage i wouldn't have thought. Doesn't…

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Summitlovin
May 27, 2018 5:48 pm

Who's building with Clarendon??

Who's building with Clarendon??
NSW
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Would agree with this. Friends built with Clarendon a year before us and had an excellent built. When we built nothing but headaches. Still finding issues with our build…

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MinandB
May 27, 2018 5:39 pm

Kirra 23. Hello we are looking at building the kirra 23 on a block down on The Gold Coast and was hoping some one in here has built the kirra abd could send some photos.…

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Chippy891
May 27, 2018 4:34 pm

Drove past the house yesterday morning and as there was a tradie van and the front door open, thought that we would pop in. The back stackers are being repaired as there…

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Rachael13
May 27, 2018 4:25 pm
Rachael13
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Nawsome
May 27, 2018 4:25 pm
Nawsome

Building Bayside : Our Glendale 45

Building Bayside : Our Glendale 45
VIC
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Actually after all this time watching and commenting on other threads (4years I think) I have decided no thread for me. Every time I go to start one something else gets…

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WifeofHunza
May 27, 2018 4:15 pm
WifeofHunza

Buliding with Mirvac Bromely 220

Buliding with Mirvac Bromely 220

I would love to know if anyone buliding in Schofield with Mirvac? What is your journey so far? What are the worghy upgrades have you chosen? Any suggestions or ideas? I…

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MrSingh
May 27, 2018 3:31 pm
Kansal
Kansal
18 h

Sovereign 50 by Metricon

Sovereign 50 by Metricon

My wife and I recently signed up for Sovereign 50.we are going for a 5th bedroom option downstairs and storage room under steps. Just wondering if anyone has gone for the…

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Kansal
May 27, 2018 3:18 pm

Manor lakes stage 167

Manor lakes stage 167
VIC

Hi all Im in immediate need to find my neighbors. Please contact me if you have bought the blocks adjacent to block number 16701.we have a problem with site costs.tnx

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NadBuildinWyndham
May 27, 2018 3:01 pm
Guy T
Guy T
19 h

ADH - custom KDR in Clearview. We've been framed!

ADH - custom KDR in Clearview. We've been framed!
SA
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Think it will be soon. They asked us to remove soil from the scrap at front of block because brickies will need that space to mix concrete.

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Guy T
May 27, 2018 2:45 pm

Too many windows?

Too many windows?

Personally, I do think it does look overglazed. But even worse is the fact that these windows face S & W. The two worst aspects for windows. Western windows are…

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ddarroch
May 27, 2018 2:37 pm
saba
saba
20 h

Is it possible for me to do this water leak job?

Is it possible for me to do this water leak job?

Hi, You can control the problem temporarily with some tips but for the permanent solution, i think you must reinstall the tiles. You can approach a home maintenance…

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saba
May 27, 2018 1:52 pm

Henley Reserve - Cullen 45 .. Build Cancelled !

Henley Reserve - Cullen 45 .. Build Cancelled !
VIC
1, 2, 3, 4

Hey eskay, we are building a customised Harvard with Simonds. Similar layout etc to Electra but with a parents retreat upstairs :D Their staff have been awesome so far, from…

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Silver75
May 27, 2018 1:25 pm
Silver75


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