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Custom Home v Project Home

Custom Home v Project Home
NSW

Yeah, look we had a similar decision to make, except we went the other way around. We wanted to at least cost a custom build, because we wanted a design that incorporated…

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Forg
Mar 25, 2019 8:36 am
Hasan
Hasan
27 m

Building at Bardia - New Breeze

Building at Bardia - New Breeze
NSW
1 ... 51, 52, 53

Hi, why did yours take 6 months? And others around 10 weeks. Thanks

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Hasan
Mar 25, 2019 8:27 am

Hebel Or Bricks

Hebel Or Bricks
1, 2

Thank you all for your replies. Since the house will be built on inclined land and my current plan to live in that house is for around 6 to 7 years. So, I have decided to…

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rameshbhai
Mar 25, 2019 8:22 am

Coral Homes Daydream 28 Far North Coast NSW

Coral Homes Daydream 28 Far North Coast NSW
NSW
1 ... 7, 8, 9

Not "booked" as such. Handover happens when occupation certificate is issued, the final payment is made and everything on the fix-up list that is to be addressed prior to…

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Brad_2477
Mar 25, 2019 8:15 am
Gwij
Gwij
2 h

Our Arden Home - Votivo 43

Our Arden Home - Votivo 43
1 ... 10, 11, 12

We’ve been in fixing for only 3 weeks from memory .. they plaster quite quickly .. our lockup and fixing invoices were issued within a few weeks between…

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Gwij
Mar 25, 2019 7:13 am

Building with Metricon

Building with Metricon
NSW
1 ... 419, 420, 421

Yes and either would look fine and fit in with streetscape just wanted to see real life pictures rather than drawings.

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ruby_red80
Mar 25, 2019 6:37 am

Anyone building with ABC homes in qld?

Anyone building with ABC homes in qld?
VIC

Same QBCC licence number as Metricon Qld. As far as I know, they are located in North Lakes, Brisbane. Unsure what the business model is though.

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sweetswisssteel
Mar 25, 2019 12:12 am

Building with Hallmark Homes

Building with Hallmark Homes
QLD

Hi Nathan, we’re waiting on a tender price for the Retreat 305 (modified) from Cassie. If we proceed with the build it will either be the Retreat or modified Aspire. …

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Charle
Mar 24, 2019 11:50 pm

Building in Queensland [QLD]

Building in Queensland [QLD]
QLD

Nathan, I am building a Retreat 298 with Hallmark Homes in Cabooture. It is a QM Property development “Hammond Crossing”

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NathanRetreat298
Mar 24, 2019 11:23 pm
NathanRetreat298
sdmels
sdmels
10 h

Newpark Estate, Marsden Park

Newpark Estate, Marsden Park
NSW
1, 2, 3, 4

Thanks Kad, for the information. Where you able go pass the bridge, close to the land?

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sdmels
Mar 24, 2019 11:23 pm

Ok, now we're up to date and I'll try to add in some more detail about the final paperwork stages with the Rawson head office but to be honest it's something I'd rather…

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JiMb00
Mar 24, 2019 10:02 pm
JiMb00
adchew
adchew
11 h

B1 Homes Perth WA -Custom Design

B1 Homes Perth WA -Custom Design
WA
1, 2, 3, 4

I did. They said 6-8weeks. Hope it won’t take that long.

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adchew
Mar 24, 2019 9:57 pm
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ahoythere
Mar 24, 2019 9:32 pm

Building with Wisdom Homes

Building with Wisdom Homes
NSW
1 ... 720, 721, 722

GLO render after brick wash then roof but I think the order can depend on SS and also facade etc Pool is 10x5. The plumbing all has caps on it. All my plumbing is…

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Manhattan52
Mar 24, 2019 9:22 pm
Manhattan52

Need feedback on our floor plan

Need feedback on our floor plan
1, 2, 3

Yep exactly - to give you an idea, looking at my plans the internal walls are 70-90mm, and external are 160-250mm. All adds up! Don't worry so much about those two…

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KingTaco
Mar 24, 2019 9:21 pm
KingTaco

Don't build with Nu Trend Homes / Ultra Living Homes

Don't build with Nu Trend Homes / Ultra Living Homes
QLD

Can we please speak further about your experience with Nutrend? Thanks!

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courtney91
Mar 24, 2019 8:31 pm

Clarendon Classic Facade HELP PLS!

Clarendon Classic Facade HELP PLS!

Hi everyone, We making some important decisions before choosing our facade with Clarendon NSW. We’re tossing up between the classic and axis facade. Does anyone have…

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newhomebuilder23
Mar 24, 2019 7:02 pm

What a day... Started off with the last day of nippers for the season... Having twins meant I started the day running 4 lots of flags, 6x 100m beach sprints, standing in…

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Drew01
Mar 24, 2019 6:57 pm
Drew01

what height windows and doors for a 3 meter ceiling?

what height windows and doors for a 3 meter ceiling?

Everyone always posts the floor plan. Do you have elevation schematics that will give us a better idea of what the designer is proposing?

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arcadelt
Mar 24, 2019 4:20 pm

Black slimy algae on Merbau after stripping back with OMO

Black slimy algae on Merbau after stripping back with OMO

Looking for Help I've recently been stripping my Merbau decking back as I had used a 'Merbau' tone oil…

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leonrhind
Mar 24, 2019 4:14 pm
kks
kks
20 h

Who else is building with Eden Brae?

Who else is building with Eden Brae?
NSW
1 ... 763, 764, 765

In Sydney area? Whiz over to Trademaster in Granville for a project like this. I don't frequently recommend companies but TM is just so good. Not only the products and the…

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kks
Mar 24, 2019 1:07 pm

Insulate on top of bondek

Insulate on top of bondek

No, bondek as the name implies is a structural composite floor System (Concrete, Reinforcement ribs, Steel pan formwork, NO Sandwiched…

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StructuralBIMGuy
Mar 24, 2019 11:18 am
StructuralBIMGuy
Aga
Aga
22 h

Verdant Hill Tarneit

Verdant Hill Tarneit
1, 2

Call Hannah and asked why. Before, we couldn't receive emails from them and asked them several times to include us. This is the first email we received from them

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Aga
Mar 24, 2019 11:17 am

Mimosa Independent Building Inspections

Mimosa Independent Building Inspections
VIC

Have a look at my recent post, they have seemed to remove this from their new contracts so I have heard

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bluetess
Mar 24, 2019 11:00 am

Mimosa homes independent inspection fee update

Mimosa homes independent inspection fee update

So a little birdy has told me that Mimosa homes no longer have this fee in their contract. I can only assume they had been told it was a breech or not okay whilst consumer…

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bluetess
Mar 24, 2019 10:57 am

Any reviews on ABC Homes?

Any reviews on ABC Homes?
VIC

I believe ABC homes is backed by Metricon.But still cant find enough reviews.Has any one built with them?

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AlluraResident6
Mar 24, 2019 10:12 am
Drew01
Drew01
23 h

Starting our KDR journey Metricon Glendale 50

Starting our KDR journey Metricon Glendale 50
1 ... 7, 8, 9

Is it exposed aggregate or coloured? If it's aggregate how many years did they tell you until it needs resealing?

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Drew01
Mar 24, 2019 9:43 am
Drew01
MariaMaria
MariaMaria
Yesterday

Metricon Denver 45

Metricon Denver 45

Mavis! Amazing posts thank you! We too are looking at the Denver in central vic What was your approx build price? I’m loving all your colour choices too!

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MariaMaria
Mar 24, 2019 7:33 am
Tony_Trix
Tony_Trix
Yesterday

Thrive homes

Thrive homes
NSW

Can someone please share their experience with Thrive homes? We are struggling to choose between Domaine & Thrive Homes..!!

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Tony_Trix
Mar 24, 2019 2:01 am
Tony_Trix
Tony_Trix
Yesterday

Domaine homes by clerondon

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

Can someone share their experience with Domaine Homes? I am struggling to choose between Domaine & Thrive homes..!!! Also, if you can post some pics, that would be great..!!!

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Tony_Trix
Mar 24, 2019 2:00 am
Tony_Trix
Tony_Trix
Yesterday

Domaine Homes or Thrive Homes?

Domaine Homes or Thrive Homes?
NSW

Hello, We recently purchased a land of 382 sq.m in Austral near Leppington. We are in a confused state, trying to finalize our builder. Domaine vs Thrive homes. We have…

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Tony_Trix
Mar 23, 2019 11:26 pm

Hi guys, my wife and I just couldn't figure out how we can make our bathrooms elegant and stylish. Our current layout is quite ordinary and my wife would want to come up…

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TimBone
Mar 23, 2019 10:09 pm
SaveH2O
SaveH2O
Yesterday

Roller Shutters

Roller Shutters

Watch Kiss Asian Series, Shows And Movies | Series

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SaveH2O
Mar 23, 2019 9:53 pm
SaveH2O
Chellos
Chellos
Yesterday

KDR - Greystanes NSW - Lily Homes, Jasmine 34/36

KDR - Greystanes NSW - Lily Homes, Jasmine 34/36
NSW

Guess this thread is due for an update. We had our signing tender meeting, i got a little case of "Not sure this back family room is big enough" so asked if i could get a…

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Chellos
Mar 23, 2019 9:07 pm

Week 33 Well PCI has been booked in for Friday next week! We went by today and some tradies were on site so we managed to sneak in and have a…

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Clareymoo
Mar 23, 2019 7:51 pm

Rubbish Bins on-site

Rubbish Bins on-site

Short of setting up cameras and bright sensor spotlights to try and deter, security fences are probably the best way to go especially if you have a big project on the go.…

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Ultra Bin Hire
Mar 23, 2019 7:49 pm

Hi guys, I do an inspection on a 60+years old today. There is one section of bearer has a white mould on that make me worry. The rest of flooring look fine for 60+ year…

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Supga
Mar 23, 2019 5:38 pm

Update on our build. It is all going really well, despite the rain, and we are tracking well to be finished on time. We had a…

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kjane
Mar 23, 2019 3:02 pm

Beam in unit

Beam in unit

Hi Lisaawill Welcome to the forum and thanks for the photos I think you mean Structural Column? Here are the steps 1. Get copies of the engineering plans, these can be…

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StructuralBIMGuy
Mar 23, 2019 10:41 am
StructuralBIMGuy

"Cashing In" on the Airbnb market?

"Cashing In" on the Airbnb market?

I am not sure if Travellers want to rent out a "10ft Sardine Can" ? Here are my Tips on quick build that can make u some Ca$h. 1. Need extra space 2. Get rid of that…

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StructuralBIMGuy
Mar 23, 2019 10:06 am
StructuralBIMGuy
amilelka
amilelka
23 March

window size to ceiling height

window size to ceiling height
VIC

If you want the full effect of high ceilings you should have your windows at a taller head height. Otherwise your ceilings won't have the same impact you are after. …

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amilelka
Mar 23, 2019 10:06 am
Jug
Jug
23 March

Matching morter

Matching morter

Hi, I'm doing an extension and need to match the morter to existing brickwork. The builders used off white cement and off white sand. Q I have is what fatterning agent…

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Jug
Mar 23, 2019 9:15 am

Hoping a brickie can help me out with some information. I am building, about 1 month off hand over. About 12 meters (30m2) of the brick work is the wrong batch (missing…

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simo1901
Mar 23, 2019 8:39 am
Ktheff
Ktheff
23 March

Knock down cost

Knock down cost

Does anyone have 1st hand advice on a knock down cost, abestos fibro house??

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Ktheff
Mar 23, 2019 7:20 am

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