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trimum
trimum
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KDR Sekisui House - St George

KDR Sekisui House - St George
NSW
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What lovely neighbours!! So so happy for your Shazaw enjoy the move back home xx

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trimum
Jul 20, 2018 7:14 am
trimum

Tarnish on metal balusters on deck

Tarnish on metal balusters on deck

Try Gumption (You buy it at Woolworths). It removes rust stains from sinks and toasters (I did the toaster yesterday and very happy with how it came up). Just put a…

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bestspecials
Jul 20, 2018 7:07 am
bestspecials

cost of peiring and rock removal

cost of peiring and rock removal

That's ridiculous, OT...They can excavate and extract gold in the for $150/m2 at 3grms/m3 and still make a profit When the mine closes they should transfer to Sydney an…

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StructuralBIMGuy
Jul 20, 2018 7:03 am
StructuralBIMGuy
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bestspecials
Jul 20, 2018 7:02 am
bestspecials

Coral Homes - Hampton 26 - Tweed

Coral Homes - Hampton 26 - Tweed
NSW
1, 2

So sorry to hear of your problems. Your house actually looks really lovely, but there is definitely a colour difference from the bottom to the top. I remember when we…

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bestspecials
Jul 20, 2018 7:00 am
bestspecials

Building with Wisdom Homes

Building with Wisdom Homes
NSW
1 ... 578, 579, 580

Welcome back! Don’t worry about the mess, wait until they get to render. The mess gets worse before it gets better! The acid clean happens around the same time the…

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Jenifermarie
Jul 20, 2018 6:51 am

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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PCI tomorrow!! Oh I hope everything goes well for you. And it’s all good. Keep us posted viewtopic.php?t=86597

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Doulton777
Jul 20, 2018 1:11 am
Doulton777

What bricks did you choose - Show and Tell

What bricks did you choose - Show and Tell
VIC
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Hi Frankie, The hope all goes well with your build. Can’t stess how important it is to ensure you have a good brickie especially with a painted face brick like the…

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Gran Sasso
Jul 20, 2018 12:12 am
tand
tand
8 h

Building with Hall & Hart Homes

Building with Hall & Hart Homes
NSW
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Hi All, We are getting ready for our internal selections. Just wondering if anyone chose a white/light coloured caesar stone for their kitchen and if they had any…

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tand
Jul 19, 2018 11:46 pm

Our Metricon Liberty 45 on the Northern Beaches, Sydney

Our Metricon Liberty 45 on the Northern Beaches, Sydney
NSW
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Thank you, its very trying indeed! Yes sounds like you’ll be needing a new tap. Nothing surprises me anymore with these builders. Hope you find some peace, and…

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HGMbuild
Jul 19, 2018 10:00 pm
HGMbuild
gr8ly
gr8ly
10 h

MOVING - Valeco - Polished Concrete + Monochrome

MOVING - Valeco - Polished Concrete + Monochrome
QLD
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yay! finally! i bet those walls look so good! we have our electrical fitout this week. Really looking forward to seeing our feature lights installed.

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gr8ly
Jul 19, 2018 9:38 pm
gr8ly
gr8ly
gr8ly
10 h

Our First Home - Building with Valeco in Brookhaven Estate

Our First Home - Building with Valeco in Brookhaven Estate
QLD
1 ... 15, 16, 17

how did handover go?!?!?!!! :) :) haha yeah time to start saving for luscious green grass now then.

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gr8ly
Jul 19, 2018 9:37 pm
gr8ly
Manj
Manj
10 h

Inspired Homes/Como Homes - Site start

Inspired Homes/Como Homes - Site start
VIC
1 ... 5, 6, 7

Awesome! Sounds great Clareymoo! Best wishes

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Manj
Jul 19, 2018 9:18 pm
Manj
gogo65
gogo65
10 h

Custom Home Builders

Custom Home Builders

Yes I think there’s is definitely a premium in Sydney, our custom build is definitely over the $2000sqm

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gogo65
Jul 19, 2018 9:02 pm
gogo65

Starting our KDR journey Metricon Glendale 50

Starting our KDR journey Metricon Glendale 50
1, 2, 3, 4

Thanks....heaps...yes they are powering along. Our facade is Clarion.

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excited_builders
Jul 19, 2018 8:07 pm
blg
blg
11 h

Mimosa homes

Mimosa homes
VIC
1, 2

Hi Wild, I do not have any other option. Only way to get aroud this trap is to get all documentation done withing 14 days after paying deposit, which will never happen.

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blg
Jul 19, 2018 8:03 pm

Porter Davis homes

Porter Davis homes
VIC
1 ... 854, 855, 856

We’ve got a custom gate on order with Polvin Fencing. It’s a white PVC Hamptons look. Can’t wait to see it installed.

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Waldorf_Grange_Build
Jul 19, 2018 7:53 pm
Waldorf_Grange_Build

Coral Homes - Modified Grange 29

Coral Homes - Modified Grange 29
QLD
1 ... 15, 16, 17

I would still love some if that’s ok

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Tash801
Jul 19, 2018 7:45 pm

JG King modified Heywood - Landscaping

JG King modified Heywood - Landscaping
VIC
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We have been reading posts on this site for some time as we also built a JGKings house. Our initial experience with Kings was great however we completely changed the…

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XRbarra
Jul 19, 2018 7:41 pm

Crown Hill Estate Riverstone

Crown Hill Estate Riverstone
NSW
1, 2, 3, 4, 5

Hi Michael, Please share the latest on stage 3 registration, are we still looking at July end realistically? Thanks

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shokeen
Jul 19, 2018 7:37 pm

Keystart Refinance Times

Keystart Refinance Times

- KEYSTART OFFICIAL REPRESENTATIVE – Hi there KD1sthome, It is great to hear you are ready to submit your application. If it is through a broker, then they could give…

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Keystart
Jul 19, 2018 6:40 pm

I would like to share with you guys a professional window supplier in China, they can provide widnows with reveal, nail fin and shroud. They could also provid AS 2047…

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cheney
Jul 19, 2018 6:26 pm
cheney
cheney
13 h

Windows with reveal, nail fin and shroud from China

Windows with reveal, nail fin and shroud from China

I would like to share with you guys a professional window supplier in China, they can provide widnows with reveal, nail fin and shroud. They could also provid AS 2047…

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cheney
Jul 19, 2018 6:23 pm

Building Bayside : Our Glendale 45

Building Bayside : Our Glendale 45
VIC
1 ... 11, 12, 13

Looking great Drew...its truly powering along. We too have to get driveway n fence quotes....if u get a good person or company please share the details and I will do the…

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excited_builders
Jul 19, 2018 6:06 pm

Waterfall material same as cabinets rather than benchtop

Waterfall material same as cabinets rather than benchtop

So, a breakfast bar. I understand what you are saying, but that is not the definition of a waterfall end. You can have one without the other, as a breakfast bar overhang…

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arcadelt
Jul 19, 2018 6:02 pm

Rawson Edge 39 MKI - Lake Macquarie

Rawson Edge 39 MKI - Lake Macquarie
NSW
1 ... 5, 6, 7

I love your home. It looks amazing. We had handover at just over 11 months. We have lived in it for 7 weeks now. And the last 5 weeks have been tradies coming in and…

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Doulton777
Jul 19, 2018 5:41 pm
Doulton777

Process of getting a building permit for an existing pergola

Process of getting a building permit for an existing pergola

Whats the process of getting a building permit for an already built pergola with a roof? Will there be a definite penalty for this or the council going to assess and if…

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Judage-ge
Jul 19, 2018 5:14 pm
Judage-ge

Metricon Liberty 38/42

Metricon Liberty 38/42

Thanks Chez...much appreciated!

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Equiped
Jul 19, 2018 5:03 pm

Floor tiling

Floor tiling

I've never built a project home, only done renovations of existing and a custom build, but can’t you negotiate to buy all the tiles and have the builder’s tiler lay…

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arcadelt
Jul 19, 2018 4:27 pm
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Nawsome
Jul 19, 2018 4:18 pm
Nawsome

Plantation shutters are best for your home window installation this for wooden type and window shutters safety from the air, rain, and sun so, energy…

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lunaowen
Jul 19, 2018 4:00 pm

Contract signing tips and traps

Contract signing tips and traps

If you want a landscape that is non AS2870 compliant (i.e. 900mm concrete all around, lawn, shrubs and small trees in that order), give it to your builder before you sign…

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kirashogun
Jul 19, 2018 3:42 pm

Metricon Glendale 38 in SYD

Metricon Glendale 38 in SYD
NSW
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Following your thread CKY... looking forward to watching the progress of your build :-D Hope its all going smoothly!

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shokel1975
Jul 19, 2018 2:50 pm
shokel1975

Metricon Franklin 53 modified

Metricon Franklin 53 modified
SA
1 ... 4, 5, 6

That sure is a monster house Stoff17! You are towering over your neighbours! Looks fantastic :-D

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shokel1975
Jul 19, 2018 2:42 pm
shokel1975

If you are renovating your home and need some timber windows or doors to complete the look that you are going for GEM Windows and Doors has an amazing deal! The windows…

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AnnaGEM
Jul 19, 2018 1:57 pm
AnnaGEM

Coral Homes Modified Manhattan 23 in Brookhaven Estate

Coral Homes Modified Manhattan 23 in Brookhaven Estate

Just saw your thread. We ended up doing Ice Snow for the kitchen benchtops with Burnished Wood for the base cabinets and White Silk for the overheads. It has turned out…

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bestspecials
Jul 19, 2018 1:53 pm
bestspecials

Undermount Sink - Installation costs?

Undermount Sink - Installation costs?

I love how its a builder price. My stone mason charges an extra $250 for an undermount bowl cut and polish. Anything much more than that and the builder is taking the…

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CuttingEdgeKitchens
Jul 19, 2018 1:19 pm
CuttingEdgeKitchens

Caesarstone - mitred or butt joint waterfall ends?

Caesarstone - mitred or butt joint waterfall ends?

I have never had one mitred join crack in over 20 years of building kitchens! If it cracks its because it hasn't been installed correctly. No real pros or cons other…

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CuttingEdgeKitchens
Jul 19, 2018 1:17 pm
CuttingEdgeKitchens

Building in Crystal Waters, North Kellyville

Building in Crystal Waters, North Kellyville
NSW
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Hi Ive just been up at the estate and disappointed in the gardens - I thought the developer was going to keep them watered and looking good for the firs 18 months or was…

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Stimpson
Jul 19, 2018 12:20 pm

Rawson build in Cameron Park

Rawson build in Cameron Park
NSW
1, 2

Thanks for that. We have a really big back lounge at the moment so maybe that why. Good Luck with the rest of the build.

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Nat12Kel123
Jul 19, 2018 11:42 am
Mimz87
Mimz87
20 h

Building with Simonds in Sydney

Building with Simonds in Sydney
NSW

Hi First one, We are currently building with Simonds. Contract was signed in September 2017. Gallery took the longest a couple of months due to a shortage of staff…

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Mimz87
Jul 19, 2018 11:33 am
atemby
atemby
21 h

NEW BUILD - HGWA SOUTHPORT

NEW BUILD - HGWA SOUTHPORT
WA
1, 2, 3, 4, 5

Thanks hun im obsessed with them! hows your house going must be so good for it to be yours! cant believe how quick both our houses went! im hoping i get keys end of july…

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atemby
Jul 19, 2018 10:58 am
atemby

Our First Home - Ballarat - Welcome to Final Stages

Our First Home - Ballarat - Welcome to Final Stages
VIC
1 ... 19, 20, 21

I got the light from a store in Ormond, Melbourne. Its called Missy Pendant 3 Light. But comes is a smaller version. This online store has it too.

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icat2000
Jul 19, 2018 10:45 am
icat2000

KDR - SE Melb - Simonds Flinders - Settlement! WE ARE IN!!!

KDR - SE Melb - Simonds Flinders - Settlement! WE ARE IN!!!
VIC
1 ... 32, 33, 34

Maintenance time. Our maintenance inspection is book. Not looking forward to more trade appts etc but will be nice to hopefully get the things that are bugging us sorted out.

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Bri1234
Jul 19, 2018 10:43 am
Bri1234

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