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Beware of additional Cost in Final Invoice

Beware of additional Cost in Final Invoice

Hope no one else will end up like me?? Read your?? Tender line by line and never ever trust a sales guy. Spend some money to get another Tender from another builder to…

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titos97
Sep 20, 2018 1:23 pm
bank
bank
41 m

Double shower design help

Double shower design help

Assuming you mean the hinges are on the vanity side, I would change the door so it is hung from the other side. A bit more work but I think worth it for any of these…

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bank
Sep 20, 2018 1:06 pm
bank

Owner Responsible for Any dmage or Theft After PCI

Owner Responsible for Any dmage or Theft After PCI

We haven't received the key yet just had PCI as per HIA contract we are liable!!! And builder won't allow me to install any camera until key handover. Not sure how come…

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titos97
Sep 20, 2018 1:06 pm

KDR in Melbourne SE suburbs- Carlisle - Montpellier 51

KDR in Melbourne SE suburbs- Carlisle - Montpellier 51
NSW
1, 2, 3, 4

We too went with DD- as not only were they recommended by CH, but also had good reviews. I did got a few quotes from various demolition cos...but found that they were…

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Krishnakdr
Sep 20, 2018 12:52 pm
yhfg27
yhfg27
57 m

Who should I talk to if cabniet in kitchen needs repair

Who should I talk to if cabniet in kitchen needs repair

The warranty expires and cabinet maker is not interested in fixing it. Who should I talk to then - handyman?

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yhfg27
Sep 20, 2018 12:50 pm
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BCMPS
Sep 20, 2018 12:39 pm

Completed the move yesterday, now the fun of unpacking and setting-up furniture. Going to be worn out very quickly. Oh and then all the outside things that need to be…

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mpricecs
Sep 20, 2018 12:15 pm

KDR - Allcastle Homes Grandworth 45 MK2

KDR - Allcastle Homes Grandworth 45 MK2
NSW
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so our roof got capped and ridges done, solar panels are going on. then they will start on ground floor roofs. haven't had a chance to look at internals yet.

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ymiao4398
Sep 20, 2018 12:04 pm

Hot Water System

Hot Water System

Having no solar I would not recommend a electric system. Between heat pump & solar, I would go with heat pump. Heat pump systems work in any weather conditions vs solar…

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Sethor
Sep 20, 2018 11:52 am

Building with Wisdom Homes

Building with Wisdom Homes
NSW
1 ... 628, 629, 630

lombieagle singalg amf139 how exciting! We are also thinking blinds and shutter as well as 30 week build! Tomorrow we have our first walk through ever. Hopefully we…

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aaron2008
Sep 20, 2018 11:26 am
aaron2008

Question Skirting and flooring

Question Skirting and flooring
NSW

WE have tiles down first (including under kitchen bench etc) then skirting, definitely looks better and neater, but it is more expensive as the whole floor is tiled, not…

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gogo65
Sep 20, 2018 10:54 am
gogo65

Building a home with Langdon Builders Ballarat (Horsham)

Building a home with Langdon Builders Ballarat (Horsham)
VIC
1 ... 4, 5, 6

OH MY GAWD.... That would make me so mad... Did you end up getting it off? Try some watered down thinners - so it's gentle on the surfaces. Try it on a place that you…

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BrentandAllison
Sep 20, 2018 10:26 am
BrentandAllison

dual climate window films

dual climate window films

Interesting. Which film did you use?

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ECOECO
Sep 20, 2018 10:23 am
ECOECO

Building the Marriott 47 (Waldorf) by Porter Davis QLD

Building the Marriott 47 (Waldorf) by Porter Davis QLD
QLD
1, 2, 3, 4

Yeah none of the other volume builders did a hamptons styled home, so that's why we chose PD. I've noticed in the past 12 months though many of the other volume…

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lilbza
Sep 20, 2018 10:07 am
lilbza

Coral homes marcoola 32 modified - mundoolun qld

Coral homes marcoola 32 modified - mundoolun qld
QLD
1, 2, 3, 4

I’m not sure if it is a Westinghouse, couldn’t really see the brand but it looks pretty cool. Has a food warming drawer which will be good if we are having people…

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cass_rox
Sep 20, 2018 9:29 am

A lot of activity this week, frame is starting to take shape.

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brokenstick
Sep 20, 2018 9:02 am
brokenstick

As of 13/09 we have a pad and buried soakwells! :) Our colour selections: External: Brickwork - Bullara Roof - Ironstone Gutters - Monument Fascia - Basalt Main…

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mitchell_owens
Sep 20, 2018 8:26 am

Ring Doorbell

Ring Doorbell

Hi, if you are referring to the Digoo video door bell link that I had posted earlier - then essentially it is similar to RING. Both have video camera, PIR, wifi, powered…

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IamSAM
Sep 20, 2018 8:10 am
IamSAM

Gigantic Sewer Cover in backyard

Gigantic Sewer Cover in backyard

And, assuming it's a gravity main, OP's not going to be able to have it "lowered" per se as the inlet and outlet pipe invert levels will be set to achieve certain…

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iTool
Sep 20, 2018 6:50 am

agi pipes and drainage connections

agi pipes and drainage connections

The way mine was designed, agi pipe terminated to a silt pit, from the pit it is then directed to storm drain. It could be your builder haven’t put in the silt pit yet.

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kirashogun
Sep 20, 2018 6:32 am
gach2
gach2
15 h

Cheap Builders - Sydney

Cheap Builders - Sydney
NSW

Looking for a project builder on the cheaper side that service Sydney with smaller size houses. Looking for rental so 15 squares at tops 3/2/1 would also prefer a basic…

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gach2
Sep 19, 2018 11:04 pm

Our build experience. Photos, tips etc. 37sq double storey.

Our build experience. Photos, tips etc. 37sq double storey.
VIC

Bro, Seems like you lost interest in posting updates after May 25th. Can i see some more coming through? I am starting my build now. Shisir.

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regmiboyer
Sep 19, 2018 11:02 pm
Sofies
Sofies
15 h

Anyone has built/building with masters realty group (MRG) ?

Anyone has built/building with masters realty group (MRG) ?
NSW

Hi I m here for same reason , anybody has some info regarding their reputation, i m considering this company , but dont know what to do cz no info of them in market,…

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Sofies
Sep 19, 2018 10:19 pm

Your experience with Burbank

Your experience with Burbank
VIC
1, 2

Burbank have very nice designs which we fell inlove with thought this was the perfect home for us after we spoke to consultant even got a rough price which we were happy…

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Jasmines
Sep 19, 2018 10:19 pm

Building with Hall & Hart Homes

Building with Hall & Hart Homes
NSW
1 ... 22, 23, 24

Congratulations BabyMichelle! Exciting days are coming. Are you going CDC or DA?

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MickeyDonald
Sep 19, 2018 10:05 pm

Not sure if they were hand painted we chose them from pgh and paid $4000 for the upgrade like your brick ours has little holes in them and the under colour is coming…

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kathysangel
Sep 19, 2018 9:35 pm

Hi Guys, I bought my house a year ago and only just noticed this. The side of the house is brick however the rest is sycon cladding. On one side there is a clear gap…

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millerl10
Sep 19, 2018 9:23 pm
estate
estate
16 h

Are bedroom sizes important?

Are bedroom sizes important?
1 ... 4, 5, 6

To pick up from an old thread. I think kitchen size and good size family living areas sizes and not to excessive and at least 2 living areas in the house are more…

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estate
Sep 19, 2018 9:17 pm

Ventilation of butler’s pantry

Ventilation of butler’s pantry

This is an older thread but we're doing the same but relocating the stove, oven and rangehood to butler's pantry. We have added 2 exhaust fans which will be ducted…

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Melbournevic
Sep 19, 2018 9:01 pm

Best value kitchen design ideas?

Best value kitchen design ideas?

My tip is to spend money where it is noticeable, and don’t spend money for a name when it’s not obvious. Sinks are a good example. Some of the "top"names will cost…

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arcadelt
Sep 19, 2018 8:35 pm

Arden Homes - Votivo 43 - New home build

Arden Homes - Votivo 43 - New home build
VIC
1, 2, 3, 4, 5

Great news g33. Where are you building by the way? Site costs was a killer for us and to hear you got credit is indeed a blessing.

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chanaka
Sep 19, 2018 8:31 pm

Building with Metricon

Building with Metricon
NSW
1 ... 392, 393, 394

Nah mate, disagree. It's a free market economy we live in, I always ask for discounts and only buy from the retailer that does the best deal. You actually don't even need…

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sweetswisssteel
Sep 19, 2018 7:55 pm
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chrinee
Sep 19, 2018 7:51 pm

Hi, Does anyone see any issue with this plumbing rough in. I'm not expert but looks ok to me? How else it would be done? Cheers

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MyFirst
Sep 19, 2018 7:26 pm

Kitchen is now almost done, looking forward to seeing how our flooring looks once finished next week.

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Gerro
Sep 19, 2018 6:56 pm

Engineering report on screw pile requirement ...@honeydee I couldn’t see any in the left boundary of the house

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Manj
Sep 19, 2018 6:55 pm
Manj
Joker
Joker
19 h

Design Ideas for uPVC Windows and Doors

Design Ideas for uPVC Windows and Doors

How are they in extreme heat, will extreme heat fade them and bend them out of shape, im talking 40 degree temperatures.

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Joker
Sep 19, 2018 6:43 pm
Joker
Joker
19 h

NEWPORT 275

NEWPORT 275

8 months to 12 months.

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Joker
Sep 19, 2018 6:40 pm
Guy T
Guy T
19 h

1st home build Clearview SA with Hickinbotham

1st home build Clearview SA with Hickinbotham
SA
1 ... 5, 6, 7

We had about 500 bricks leftover and i ended up selling them for $250. Was a lot of interest in them lol

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Guy T
Sep 19, 2018 6:37 pm
bden
bden
20 h

Porter Davis. No mod for (length) for a garage?????

Porter Davis. No mod for (length) for a garage?????

Yep width was fine. I may look elsewhere damn shame I really liked their house

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bden
Sep 19, 2018 5:38 pm

Brick work VBA standard?

Brick work VBA standard?

no you tell them to fix it they went against plan they have to follow engineers plans your paying them there not paying you speak to someone from VBA or council they will…

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kathysangel
Sep 19, 2018 5:34 pm

Actron Ducted Air Conditioning

Actron Ducted Air Conditioning
1, 2

The quality of our work is what we are known the services we offer for make us famous in the locale. Whether it is air conditioning installation Melbourne, or…

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kmairconditioning
Sep 19, 2018 5:27 pm

heating and cooling melbourne

heating and cooling melbourne

With the best knowledge and years of experience, the plumbers of are capable of offering the complete solution for all your air conditioning Melbourne needs. Call us at…

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kmairconditioning
Sep 19, 2018 5:26 pm

Now get the best services for from the most experienced technicians in the niche. With the best skills and appropriate experience, the team of KM Heating and Cooling also…

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kmairconditioning
Sep 19, 2018 5:22 pm

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

Speaking of flooring, we should be getting our flooring installed today. I won't be able to go down and check tonight, but I will be for sure tomorrow. They tell me that…

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Kollosche
Sep 19, 2018 4:58 pm

Slab for garage - is engineer over engineering it?

Slab for garage - is engineer over engineering it?
1, 2

when you build up to an easement the foundations have to be deeper and stronger so the relevant authority can dig the drain up without your garage falling down

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aussieta
Sep 19, 2018 4:28 pm
aussieta

FIRST HOME – METRICON WINCHESTER 28

FIRST HOME – METRICON WINCHESTER 28
1 ... 4, 5, 6

Our latest portal update. Wonder when will M officially contact us for our Home Presentation appointment. Theres no date showing in your portal under…

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Kimmykim
Sep 19, 2018 3:51 pm

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