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Metricon Riviera 54

Metricon Riviera 54

Hi Tam Tran We are also looking at building Riviera 54 & just like you we are looking for someone who have built one. How far have you progressed with your building .…

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anura
Oct 22, 2021 12:03 am

Garage North West facing block orientation

Garage North West facing block orientation

Does front mean to the garage side or to the back? Thank you for your information, I feel a little bit better with the orientation now.

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woomrn3
Oct 21, 2021 9:34 pm
Pulse
Pulse
10 h

Neighbours bolted fence to my wall during construction

Neighbours bolted fence to my wall during construction

This issue keeps coming up with builds to the boundary. If you are going to build to boundary you have to expect this sort of thing. It is a bit rude for them to drill…

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Pulse
Oct 21, 2021 8:52 pm

Building with Wisdom Homes

Building with Wisdom Homes
NSW
1 ... 809, 810, 811

Hi Suzk, how is your building going? how are you finding their progress and quality through the build? are you happy with everything so far? I am also building Mahatthan.

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Flamingo
Oct 21, 2021 6:07 pm
Wokaaa
Wokaaa
13 h

Registration of Land in Emerald Hills

Registration of Land in Emerald Hills

Looks like stage 11 will register last week of October

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Wokaaa
Oct 21, 2021 5:51 pm

Thanks for your info. We are almost same as i just receive Master drawing V1 today but facade was totally messed up, I have to ask them to redo the drawing. Just…

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chars0974
Oct 21, 2021 5:37 pm
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Dale26
Oct 21, 2021 5:26 pm

Custom Build Floor Plans - Please Review!

Custom Build Floor Plans - Please Review!

Thank you so much, I am loving some of the changes you have made! I think you have done a much better job than the “architect” I have paid so much to do. I will…

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dom0387
Oct 21, 2021 5:24 pm

GJ Gardner Montville

GJ Gardner Montville

That’s so exciting! How much did you modify the plan? Also, I’d love to see how it’s all tracking. Have you got your build up on Instagram at all?

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TheCrows
Oct 21, 2021 5:23 pm

I am interested in a piece of land in Fyansford Geelong, 1400SQM with a "too good to be true" price. I understand that sloped blocks come with increased costs to make the…

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trev123
Oct 21, 2021 4:48 pm
navmuk
navmuk
14 h

Owner Building in Canberra

Owner Building in Canberra

Hi, We are considering Owner Building in Canberra. I haven't found many recent posts here. Does it mean its super risky to do it Canberra? Would you guys be able to…

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navmuk
Oct 21, 2021 4:23 pm

Low E glass - are you using it, pros and cons

Low E glass - are you using it, pros and cons
1, 2, 3, 4

Its also only 2-3mm thick, some provide thicker up to 5-6mm but cost almost as much as solid timber prices.

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dom0387
Oct 21, 2021 3:44 pm

Thomas Archer Bayside Build

Thomas Archer Bayside Build
VIC
1 ... 16, 17, 18

Ahh that makes sense. Love the setup! Do you mind if I ask roughly how much it cost? We are building a modified Hive, it's something I would love to add into our master…

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annakoh
Oct 21, 2021 3:14 pm
annakoh

Toilet cistern not filling with water

Toilet cistern not filling with water

You were right the problem was that 'pig's tail' thing in the shaft deteriorated over time and blocked the water supply. The first plumber I called, looked at it for 2…

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ChrisBirmele
Oct 21, 2021 3:06 pm

Building Doulton 50 with Metricon

Building Doulton 50 with Metricon
1, 2

Yes. It make sense and thanks for your reply !

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Melani123
Oct 21, 2021 12:10 pm

Big M brickwork, am I being picky? I don't think so...

Big M brickwork, am I being picky? I don't think so...

IMO, your brick wall looks perfectly fine. Dont' get too hung up over it. If you go to stare at other people's new build you will be surprised how good yours are. A…

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MyFirst
Oct 21, 2021 10:23 am
Mikaela3105
Mikaela3105
Yesterday

Building with fowler homes

Building with fowler homes
NSW
1, 2, 3

Hey, We’re in pre-construction and have now hit a wall. Things just aren’t happening now, but my client relations specialist is well aware of how I feel right…

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Mikaela3105
Oct 21, 2021 5:15 am
Mikaela3105

My alfresco ceiling has noticeable cracks and ghosting. Is this covered by my builders warranty? Would appreciate any advice as well! I’ve been in my house for 4 years…

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maddisonjean
Oct 21, 2021 2:14 am
arcadelt
arcadelt
Yesterday

Hydronic Heating Panels & Boilers

Hydronic Heating Panels & Boilers

Individual temperature control in different areas of the home.

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arcadelt
Oct 21, 2021 12:08 am
Sam B6
Sam B6
Yesterday

Building with FOWLER HOMES in Sydney/ NSW!!!

Building with FOWLER HOMES in Sydney/ NSW!!!
NSW
1, 2

Thanks Fore2 for your review comments. I can see the old reviews you write about and I can also see a lot of positive reviews coming through in the past year. So we are…

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Sam B6
Oct 20, 2021 11:12 pm
chippy
chippy
Yesterday

Chinese cement sheeting in newer houses?

Chinese cement sheeting in newer houses?

Maybe I only work on quality builders sites. I've only ever seen Australian manufactured fibre cement board used on any site I've been on. I wouldn't put it past Chinese…

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chippy
Oct 20, 2021 10:08 pm
chippy
hamish78
hamish78
Yesterday

Bayside build

Bayside build

Starting to research our future build with an aim to breaking ground in the new year. Currently considering volume builders (carter grange, Thomas archer, lowe) who are…

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hamish78
Oct 20, 2021 8:49 pm
smiatke
smiatke
Yesterday

Painting asbestos

Painting asbestos

Hi, We recently bought a house and before doing so had a building inspection undertaken. The inspector identified that an upstairs cupboard, which the flue from the…

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smiatke
Oct 20, 2021 8:21 pm
moudzj
moudzj
Yesterday

Driveway standards and issues.

Driveway standards and issues.
1, 2

Your driveway goes from 4%>17%>10%. Your first transition doesn't comply with scraping provision, nor the maximum change of grade of 12.5%. Should be a minimum 8.5%…

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moudzj
Oct 20, 2021 7:44 pm
Jacinta Rich
Jacinta Rich
20 October

Roofing

Roofing

Looking at building the roof of a new building in steel (roof frames, rafters, colourbond sheets). 1. What is the experience of people building and living in a house…

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Jacinta Rich
Oct 20, 2021 6:01 pm
AAAnewbuyer
AAAnewbuyer
20 October

Qartaba Homes

Qartaba Homes

That's scary paid full amount and waiting. I was thinking of box hill NSW. Where did you bought

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AAAnewbuyer
Oct 20, 2021 5:02 pm
AFALDT
AFALDT
20 October

Living with a dark Colourbond roof

Living with a dark Colourbond roof
QLD

Thank you Noname, agree with your points. Certainly not overly concerned, but thought it prudent to see if there were lived experiences we can learn from.

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AFALDT
Oct 20, 2021 4:52 pm
Mick1
Mick1
20 October

Don't build with Metricon

Don't build with Metricon

Our personal experience involved junior trades (some with no prior experience), trades rarely on site, trades not supervised, poor workmanship (gaping holes in roof),…

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Mick1
Oct 20, 2021 3:16 pm

Hey everyone I haven't posted in a few years, but thought I'd ask a question. In our current house some of the outside rendered wall is flaking off. I am thinking of…

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sashatheman
Oct 20, 2021 1:15 pm
sashatheman
mpricecs
mpricecs
20 October

A&L Stacker Door - Home Style Security Screens

A&L Stacker Door - Home Style Security Screens
NSW

Hi all, Has anyone added the A&L supplied Home Style Security Screens to their A!L stacker doors? If so, what are they like. As good as Crimsafe and Secureview as far as…

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mpricecs
Oct 20, 2021 12:42 pm
biancaC
biancaC
20 October

CDC query - AHD & Flood Levels

CDC query - AHD & Flood Levels

Hello, could I please get the details also? Thank you

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biancaC
Oct 20, 2021 11:55 am

In the "old" days, it made sense to divert to a toilet to reduce the household use of mains water because back then, cisterns were usually 12/13 litre single flush units.…

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SaveH2O
Oct 20, 2021 11:52 am
SaveH2O
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16391840
20 October

Building with Adenbrook homes

Building with Adenbrook homes

Has anyone recently build with Adenbrook homes? Please provide feedback .

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16391840
Oct 20, 2021 9:31 am

Colorbond excessive noise. New build assistance required.

Colorbond excessive noise. New build assistance required.

Amongst your certified engineering drawings, there should be a wind rating and associated Shear wall and hold down details? I am assuming you are in a high wind load…

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StructuralBIMGuy
Oct 20, 2021 9:29 am
StructuralBIMGuy
philimon
philimon
20 October

Garage - House Door as Cavity Slider

Garage - House Door as Cavity Slider

Maybe you need a piece of advice from a professional. I understand why you want a sliding door.

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philimon
Oct 20, 2021 4:47 am
philimon
Smiss
Smiss
20 October

Feedback on floor plan for new home

Feedback on floor plan for new home
VIC

Thankyou oklouise. You addressed the exact points I was looking for, and I really like what you did with the design for the kitchen, Master BR and Media room, bed 3 entrance.

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Smiss
Oct 19, 2021 11:23 pm
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dr341
Oct 19, 2021 10:42 pm
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building-expert
Oct 19, 2021 9:51 pm
building-expert
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Rizzier
Oct 19, 2021 8:35 pm
Doozer1905
Doozer1905
19 October

BAL Rating - Changed (3rd Variation)

BAL Rating - Changed (3rd Variation)
WA

What state are you in? If your in WA send me a PM with the actual site address and I'll let you know if it's in a BAL zone

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Doozer1905
Oct 19, 2021 7:29 pm
makido
makido
19 October

Carlisle Homes - Astoria Grand 55 - Build Journey

Carlisle Homes - Astoria Grand 55 - Build Journey
VIC

Hi, I updated colours at our instagram https://www.instagram.com/cteafamily/ Feel free to follow. Hope it’s useful.

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makido
Oct 19, 2021 7:08 pm
Blonde
Blonde
19 October

Which Home Builder provides best value & flexibility?

Which Home Builder provides best value & flexibility?
VIC

I haven't built with those builders but have looked into the all and I think it's pretty similar with volume builders. Look at their standard inclusions and what upgrades…

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Blonde
Oct 19, 2021 6:39 pm
Blonde
Blonde
Blonde
19 October

Carlisle Canterbury Grand 43

Carlisle Canterbury Grand 43

Do you have a picture of your plan? Carlise have great homes. Can't wait to follow along.

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Blonde
Oct 19, 2021 6:32 pm
Blonde

Either east facing or west facing, you will be able to design living areas facing north. If you will be using a volume builder, it just means that it might take you…

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Jason526
Oct 19, 2021 1:29 pm
Jason526
Jason526
19 October

Feedback on dining, family, kitchen

Feedback on dining, family, kitchen

I wouldn't get rid of the west window of Dining either if it looks into your backyard. Blinds can fix summer sun glare. If it's a single level house, you can extend out…

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Jason526
Oct 19, 2021 12:54 pm

Hi all, I am having an issue with my house in Brisbane. A plumber installed a new drain by cutting into an existing downpipe…

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orbitor
Oct 19, 2021 12:26 pm
ECOECO
ECOECO
19 October

Super house windows and doors

Super house windows and doors

Thank you Bill

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ECOECO
Oct 19, 2021 9:14 am
ECOECO
Savagepuppy
Savagepuppy
19 October

Screw piling chosen without the geotech report

Screw piling chosen without the geotech report

I thought so too, thanks for the clarification. :)

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Savagepuppy
Oct 19, 2021 4:45 am

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