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Pre-cast/tilt up Concrete House Build Perth

Pre-cast/tilt up Concrete House Build Perth

Not sure if this is the right forum to post into. Have been meaning to jump on here for a while and see if anyone has had any experiences with pre-cast concrete builds.…

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KonkretHaus
Jun 26, 2018 12:26 am
KonkretHaus
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KonkretHaus
Jun 26, 2018 12:20 am
KonkretHaus

Have been meaning to jump on here for a while and see if anyone has had any experiences with pre-cast concrete builds. Our House was initially designed as double brick…

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KonkretHaus
Jun 26, 2018 12:15 am
KonkretHaus

Metricon Winchester 28- Roofing

Metricon Winchester 28- Roofing
VIC
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In the photos you posted earlier in the thread, I'd guess Woodland Grey or Basalt

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Drew01
Jun 25, 2018 11:34 pm
Drew01

Building with Orion Homes in Armstrong Creek, VIC.

Building with Orion Homes in Armstrong Creek, VIC.
VIC

Totally agree with you guys!! Our experience was 100% perfect from the display homes, to signing contracts and colour selection etc. They promise you the earth about…

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Building18
Jun 25, 2018 11:21 pm
Kazi
Kazi
3 h

Building with Wisdom Homes

Building with Wisdom Homes
NSW
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The color of- Mortar gutter fascia Building Ambassador 41 Wisdom Homes Slab done 19 March 2018 Frame done 20 April 2018 Bricks done 31 May 2018

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Kazi
Jun 25, 2018 10:55 pm

Municipal Building surveyor or private

Municipal Building surveyor or private

I think it is becoming increasingly difficult for conflicts of interest to have the bearing they once might have. Conflict of interest or not they still have to comply…

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Mr. Sausage
Jun 25, 2018 10:27 pm

Waterproofing slab edge - is it worth it?

Waterproofing slab edge - is it worth it?

I'm currently building and waterproofing the slab edge has come up a couple of times (landscaper and termite company mentioned it). It's going to cost about $1,200. I'm…

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rusty_spoon
Jun 25, 2018 10:19 pm

Custom VALECO build - BRISBANE

Custom VALECO build - BRISBANE
QLD
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Just read this gr8ly - how awful for you. :( I know exactly what you mean though about the disappointment over mistakes. Although we are in our house now, we are still to…

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Joggles
Jun 25, 2018 10:03 pm
Joggles

Allworth Avalon / Sonata Our Dream Home

Allworth Avalon / Sonata Our Dream Home
NSW
1 ... 4, 5, 6

Thanks for the advice aphsta.... now i will get my spreadsheet started with the info. All that pricing seems pretty reasonable.:-D

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SW2772
Jun 25, 2018 9:24 pm

Week 5 Think I will keep it short and sweet this week as I am lazy and busy (end of financial year and all!) We did not have time this week to…

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Kollosche
Jun 25, 2018 8:54 pm

First Home - BOLD Portofino 229 - Brisbane

First Home - BOLD Portofino 229 - Brisbane
WA
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chrinee i'll live my estate dreams through you haha! i'm sure everything will be fixed eventually, just wish it was within contract.

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gr8ly
Jun 25, 2018 8:45 pm
gr8ly

Rawson Windermere

Rawson Windermere
ACT
1, 2

We are all carpet upstairs (aside from the bathrooms). I’m not totally sure on the carpet grade actually, but it all seemed pretty reasonable. (At that point I…

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philbert83
Jun 25, 2018 8:42 pm

Coral Homes general build thread

Coral Homes general build thread
QLD
1 ... 549, 550, 551

Congrats Ryan!! The bad dream is finally over you both!! 🎉🎉🎉 your hoiuse colours are 👌🏻

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mj-mac4
Jun 25, 2018 8:28 pm
mj-mac4
Ivy1
Ivy1
6 h

Painting external brick house

Painting external brick house

Thank you I have also been thinking of a sprayer! Any recommendations?

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Ivy1
Jun 25, 2018 8:11 pm

Metricon Liberty 45 in Ryde NSW

Metricon Liberty 45 in Ryde NSW
NSW
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is it lots of things need to be fixed? are they internal or external?

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Kandi
Jun 25, 2018 8:01 pm

Inspired Homes/Como Homes - waiting for dispensation/permit

Inspired Homes/Como Homes - waiting for dispensation/permit
VIC
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May as well update while I'm here. Applied for the dispensation on the 14th but still waiting to hear back from the council. They mention on their website it can take up…

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Clareymoo
Jun 25, 2018 7:50 pm

KDR Henley Reserve (MainVue)- Aegean 38. Settlement :-)

KDR Henley Reserve (MainVue)- Aegean 38. Settlement :-)
VIC
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Congratulations!! Such an exciting moment. Who would think at the start that muddy dogs running through your house is something you’d look forward to . Well…

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SAFA1
Jun 25, 2018 7:50 pm

Lucere estate at Leppington

Lucere estate at Leppington
NSW
1 ... 4, 5, 6

Hi adiba, What was the quote you received for timber fence. Was there a per meter price given.

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Tasnia
Jun 25, 2018 7:40 pm

bitumen supplier in Adelaide

bitumen supplier in Adelaide

I'm looking for a place to do a bitumen driveway: any recommendations? thanks

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cooperplace
Jun 25, 2018 7:16 pm

Miami 31- Brighton Homes- Northern Gold Coast

Miami 31- Brighton Homes- Northern Gold Coast
QLD
1 ... 6, 7, 8

do you mind letting me know how much per m2 you are paying. im interested in brighton but it is so hard to know roughly what the end cost will be, as opposed to the…

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candiceb
Jun 25, 2018 6:58 pm

Building with sterling homes adelaide

Building with sterling homes adelaide
SA

Only sign the contract with them after footing cost and color selections. They will try to sign you up in the begining on the HIA Comtract. Once signed you are locked in…

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akashjohn2006
Jun 25, 2018 6:16 pm

Bristol (44sq) - Porter Davis Melbourne - New Build

Bristol (44sq) - Porter Davis Melbourne - New Build
VIC
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Hi Sinbox Just wondering did you have your PCI or have you moved in

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pEast
Jun 25, 2018 5:53 pm

Fairmont Homes - Northridge Estate SA

Fairmont Homes - Northridge Estate SA
SA
1, 2, 3

😔 I was hoping that would not be the case but I guess at least now I can mentally prepare myself for this “extra” cost. Everyone else I know that has built with…

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tina v
Jun 25, 2018 4:40 pm

FIRST HOME – METRICON WINCHESTER 28

FIRST HOME – METRICON WINCHESTER 28

Just spoken to our site manager. They have to take one more day to do the drainage because of our land is full of rocks.... 😞

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Kimmykim
Jun 25, 2018 4:35 pm

Some pics of work in progress !!

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yasir_fnd
Jun 25, 2018 4:03 pm

Building with Dechellis - has anyone any advice?

Building with Dechellis - has anyone any advice?

Hi Guys My first post! Has anyone got any experience using Dechellis in Adelaide? We are considering them as our builder based on the display homes we have seen. Would…

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Boomboomkefali
Jun 25, 2018 4:00 pm

sbg homes

sbg homes
VIC
1, 2

Hi there, Just wondering how your home construction is progressing? Is there any feedback?

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Capri33
Jun 25, 2018 3:43 pm

Building 1st home with Hickingbotham in S.A

Building 1st home with Hickingbotham in S.A
SA

The picture with with Bank copy is what we originally and still would like, but the picture I have circled the window and sliding doors is what they expected to change it…

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mumbron
Jun 25, 2018 3:26 pm

KDR - Allcastle Homes Grandworth 45 MK2

KDR - Allcastle Homes Grandworth 45 MK2
NSW
1, 2, 3, 4, 5

It’s a scam as the builders want to protect their margin .

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Mojitostan
Jun 25, 2018 3:13 pm

Rawson Homes - General Thread

Rawson Homes - General Thread
NSW
1 ... 27, 28, 29

Awesome, thanks that does seem pretty reasonable and less scary. I just got the Austral retail pricelist and the rawson standard bricks range from $1454-$1597/1000 and the…

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luxbuild
Jun 25, 2018 2:53 pm

Henley Reserve Aegean 45 KDR

Henley Reserve Aegean 45 KDR
VIC

Hi Scott So sorry for the delay in replying. I actually walked away from Henley at my contract appointment, so I'm not building with Henley anymore. I'm now building the…

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dimitri
Jun 25, 2018 2:10 pm
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kmartin3
Jun 25, 2018 12:59 pm

Steel or Iron - Industrial range - Austral Bricks

Steel or Iron - Industrial range - Austral Bricks
NSW

did you pick up that one? i am doing brick selection, how it looks like?

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lydiazlh
Jun 25, 2018 12:58 pm

New House Build KDR Blackwood SA Fairmont Homes 'The Grand'

New House Build KDR Blackwood SA Fairmont Homes 'The Grand'
SA
1, 2, 3, 4, 5

Thanks Dan, that gives me some hope! Someone started on our brickwork on Friday so fingers crossed they can now start on the internals so get things moving :)

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kelwos44
Jun 25, 2018 11:54 am

Porter Davis - Madison 40

Porter Davis - Madison 40
VIC
1 ... 20, 21, 22

Hi Gio I'm about to go to tender for a Madison 45. What do you think about your Primeline Newport cladding, compared to the scyon linea cladding? I'm not sure which to go…

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dimitri
Jun 25, 2018 11:39 am
CC7
CC7
15 h

Boston 38 | Coral Homes

Boston 38 | Coral Homes
QLD

Yep that’s what our sales person said. Good to know Bestspecials I didn’t trip when walking through our house yet, I will have to look at them this afternoon. We…

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CC7
Jun 25, 2018 11:03 am
CC7

Update: Louvre windows and master bedroom stacker door panels are now in, which completes our partial lockup stage. Hebel is 90% complete and the scaffolding has gone…

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lilbza
Jun 25, 2018 11:01 am
lilbza

Iluka - Bray Park (G.J Gardner) - Waiting to start!

Iluka - Bray Park (G.J Gardner) - Waiting to start!
QLD
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We both would have never picked these - but for some reason, when we were at Beacon lighting looking at different lights - I walked over to these and said "Huh, these look…

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BrentandAllison
Jun 25, 2018 10:41 am
BrentandAllison
mataba
mataba
15 h

Building at Bardia - New Breeze

Building at Bardia - New Breeze
NSW
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Hi jagand Where we can see new changes pl suggest me thanks

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mataba
Jun 25, 2018 10:33 am

Metricon - Chelsea 37

Metricon - Chelsea 37
NSW
1, 2, 3

Update 25/06: So not unsurprisingly our Bi-Fold doors did not get installed on Friday as was told. Supposedly supposed to happen tomorrow now. If they get held back…

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zooch84
Jun 25, 2018 10:02 am
Charle
Charle
16 h

A vue of the pines on the Gold Coast

A vue of the pines on the Gold Coast
QLD
1 ... 41, 42, 43

Were you happy with your home in the end? We’re looking at building with Hallmark but reviews are hard to come by!

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Charle
Jun 25, 2018 10:01 am

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