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Building Grange 25 Coral Homes - Northern NSW

Building Grange 25 Coral Homes - Northern NSW
NSW
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We are getting our power connected next week. And we have our electrical rough in on Monday! 🎉🎉

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mj-mac4
May 25, 2018 5:05 pm
mj-mac4

Our Acacia Home

Our Acacia Home
NSW
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Yes we have given them more than enough time as we don’t want to postpone things /‘d rebook. We have told SS that we will be homeless in 4 weeks so there is no…

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trimum
May 25, 2018 4:58 pm
trimum

M-class Slab on P class soil

M-class Slab on P class soil

Did they do Lab testing on soil samples or just plucked that figure out of thin air?Not all KDR have to be class "P" sites

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insider
May 25, 2018 4:37 pm
insider

For comparison this is a frame from a reputable custom builder.

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kirashogun
May 25, 2018 4:36 pm

Zip Taps - are they worth it or a PITA?

Zip Taps - are they worth it or a PITA?

i travel to many industrial/ commercial sites daily i see more broken than working i have only seen one or two where the boiling water safety switch was still working

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aussieta
May 25, 2018 4:32 pm
aussieta

Following up. We got the formwork materials and the waffle pods ready for the slab for the following week! Also here is the layout of the two dwellings! The one below…

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G1NOSAUR
May 25, 2018 4:23 pm
G1NOSAUR
Choosy
Choosy
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Individual Design - New Choice Homes

Individual Design - New Choice Homes
WA
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Lucky they look good in the end and we can easily reach to flick mixer. We upgraded the GHW unit to a 26Ltr so hopefully we will have enough pressure for both. You should…

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Choosy
May 25, 2018 4:21 pm
Choosy

New here we are building the Doulton 56 with extension

New here we are building the Doulton 56 with extension
VIC
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That’s so good, you will finally be able to live the dream. So I’m gathering they sorted your creaking floor for you to be happy

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stoff17
May 25, 2018 4:11 pm
bini
bini
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Am I overreacting over fence cost?

Am I overreacting over fence cost?

Exactly, there will be pool of additional expenses after you move in for fence, fuel due to longer distance, unexpected charges in utility bills, Rates, home and…

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bini
May 25, 2018 3:50 pm

Metricon Chelsea33

Metricon Chelsea33

Looking at building the Chelsea33, is it worth the extra$ going to the 37, any input

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JohnBern
May 25, 2018 3:49 pm

Building an Aegean230 with Mainvue.

Building an Aegean230 with Mainvue.
VIC
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yep, our kids plan to walk to your estate Park on a daily basis so will definitely be saying ‘hello neighbour.’

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firsttime_homies1401
May 25, 2018 3:42 pm
firsttime_homies1401
J278
J278
2 h

First Build with Summit Perth WA

First Build with Summit Perth WA
WA
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We had our pci yesterday and our SS showed us two alarms for the aircon which go off if they overfill with water. One is in my scullery so maybe that’s the case for yours?

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J278
May 25, 2018 3:33 pm
J278

Blinds between glass

Blinds between glass

They use them in hospital also because they can be obscured and require a key to alter that. So the public cannot adjust them, only staff. They work fine generally, we…

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ECOECO
May 25, 2018 3:28 pm
ECOECO

Went to see the SS for first time. Framing is complete. Hopefully if things go as planned they will start roofing next week. Hoping to reach lockup stage by end of June.

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yasir_fnd
May 25, 2018 2:54 pm

We're currently looking at our options for our outdoor area. We will be having a pool put in so as you will see from the pic below, things are pretty tight out there in…

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matt1927
May 25, 2018 2:50 pm

Coral Homes Winton 26

Coral Homes Winton 26
QLD

Hi there were in the process of talking with coral about building the Winton in the hunter valley. What are your experiences and would you change anything.

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kazophel
May 25, 2018 2:48 pm
Kazi
Kazi
3 h

Building with Wisdom Homes

Building with Wisdom Homes
NSW
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please post some photos for us after PCI :)

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Kazi
May 25, 2018 2:08 pm

Tiling has started this week. A couple of minor things with waterproofing where identified by the building inspector however these were quickly rectified by the builder.

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Limit_Point
May 25, 2018 2:02 pm

Building with Kurmond Homes

Building with Kurmond Homes
NSW
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Yep, I agree nada17 and the dream. Kurmond slow delivery begins in the back room, long before construction commences. It’s now been a year since we signed our…

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amegilla
May 25, 2018 1:46 pm

Building at Bardia - New Breeze

Building at Bardia - New Breeze
NSW
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Thanks buddy. My solicitor hasn’t received any email yet. I have asked him to chase it up.

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Manu2526
May 25, 2018 1:42 pm

Entrance light arrived yesterday and fans earlier in the week. I guess we'll hear from our site supervisor at some point before frames start?

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blackcat20
May 25, 2018 1:26 pm
blackcat20

KDR Sekisui House - St George

KDR Sekisui House - St George
NSW
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I will PM you our concreter details. I will be lurking around and if you set up a thread we will be supporting you and what ever questions you have for us or H1. Build…

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shazaw
May 25, 2018 1:04 pm

Building with Hall & Hart Homes

Building with Hall & Hart Homes
NSW
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Thanks Zen! Our SS was onsite recently and had a neighbour from down the road come up and tell him that they are tearing up their contract with another builder and…

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Seren1ty
May 25, 2018 12:46 pm
CW_L
CW_L
5 h

Fowler Homes Catalina 23 - Oran Park

Fowler Homes Catalina 23 - Oran Park
NSW
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Yay! Thats great news! Nothing that cant be fixed! I'm glad you haven't had to wait long to get someone out to fix up your issues. How did your retaining wall go? Do…

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CW_L
May 25, 2018 11:37 am
CW_L

Hi all, We were staying at a beautiful lodge in Uluru recently and came across an amazing looking black tap for a bathroom. Has anyone ever seen this before? Would love…

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asafweis
May 25, 2018 11:29 am
bank
bank
6 h

Boundary fences - cost per metre?

Boundary fences - cost per metre?

$50 does sound cheap. All our quotes for only 1800mm high were around $60/m. I'd be asking if they have seen this persons work, and getting another quote in the hope of…

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bank
May 25, 2018 11:22 am
bank
bank
bank
6 h

Space Estimates

Space Estimates

It can be done, we have butlers/kitchen/dining/family in a line with an internal space of 11.8x5.4m. I feel our width is plenty wide enough (no laundry and only a 8 seat…

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bank
May 25, 2018 11:13 am
bank

New Construction - Double Glazing 70sqm variation cost 28k??

New Construction - Double Glazing 70sqm variation cost 28k??
1, 2

Hi Kurshid I assume all the heads of windows and doors are aligned, so they will all be set at 2400 from the floor. The cost would be proportional as you are not asking…

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ECOECO
May 25, 2018 11:08 am
ECOECO

Hilbert HGWA Build

Hilbert HGWA Build
WA
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It looks beautiful, Congratulations. Hopefully the bank gets sorted quickly. Building our first custom dream home. https://r.tapatalk.com/shareLink?share_ ... are_type=t

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sparrowsnest
May 25, 2018 10:53 am

Building in Melbourne with Metricon - Delta 25

Building in Melbourne with Metricon - Delta 25
VIC
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The display homes are full of extras i.e meaning not included in the basic specifications. You need to check back on your plans and your specifications. Soft close…

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icat2000
May 25, 2018 10:52 am
icat2000

Selecting brivk

Selecting brivk

I really need help to choose brick ASAP.which one to choose Austral Everyday collection Engage or Leisure?

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sonia329
May 25, 2018 10:48 am

Fairhaven Clovelly 225 at Lara Views

Fairhaven Clovelly 225 at Lara Views
VIC
1, 2

Thanks wedge! Which 2 story design did you use? I'd love a 2 story haha. Since stage 7 has been pushed back until maybe august / September we're starting the look at…

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BarlowActon
May 25, 2018 10:47 am

Masterton Homes - The next thread 4.0

Masterton Homes - The next thread 4.0
NSW
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Thanks Aaron, everything is not completed as we have to do landscaping, etc. I'm pushing for M to cover the interim OC which the site manager said no to but I think he's…

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Saltwater71
May 25, 2018 10:30 am

And because building never goes smoothly we had our kitchens installed on Tuesday and because of where they cut the slab and filled it in is a hump out kitchen isn't level…

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aphsta
May 25, 2018 10:30 am

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

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

Few more tips for anyone looking to start new build: Expect your land to not get titled on time. Sometimes it can delayed by many months.…

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Loveguru
May 25, 2018 10:00 am
Loveguru

1st home build Clearview SA with Hickinbotham

1st home build Clearview SA with Hickinbotham
SA
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Hi! Sorry to hear your brickwork has been delayed. I’ve been following your thread for a awhile now (love your floor plan by the way). I just wanted to ask some…

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Infra Red
May 25, 2018 9:57 am
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timl
May 25, 2018 9:47 am
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bestspecials
May 25, 2018 9:26 am
bestspecials

Building at Willowdale

Building at Willowdale
NSW
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Thanks Breannaglamour, good to know.

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akon5
May 25, 2018 9:16 am
akon5

Knauf gyprock

Knauf gyprock

all plasterboard are the same except for thicknesses and type like sound and wet areas

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grinder
May 25, 2018 9:13 am
grinder

Aveling Build - Rosehill Waters

Aveling Build - Rosehill Waters
WA
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I first refered to ours as built in and they thought that I ment intergrated so I provided pictures. Sounds like crossed wires hopefully they value your wishes and will…

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Choosy
May 25, 2018 9:07 am
Choosy
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grinder
May 25, 2018 9:07 am
grinder

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

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

I think there is a slight misunderstanding, by law you have to have a separate 'independent' company operate as your building surveyor/inspector. Volume builders do not…

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rum_home
May 25, 2018 8:25 am
rum_home

Timber Floors

Timber Floors
NSW

Hi Everyone Does anyone know what timber flooring options wisdom have. We are set on Timber and not sure if we may be better off doing it ourself after handover. We…

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Sarah28
May 25, 2018 8:20 am

What bricks did you choose - Show and Tell

What bricks did you choose - Show and Tell
VIC
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Hi, does anyone here used boral brushwood for their bricks? Im curious how does it looks like anyone have a picture of this bricks on there home will be great

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boxyclarem
May 25, 2018 8:02 am

I do love the facade, it will look amazing once the pillars are bricked!

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Lot126
May 25, 2018 7:56 am
Lot126


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