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Building with Metricon

Building with Metricon
NSW
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I think it only comes in Black Japan and not Brown.

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Renman
Jun 20, 2018 3:32 pm
Renman

Building in Crystal Waters, North Kellyville

Building in Crystal Waters, North Kellyville
NSW
1, 2, 3

Hi everyone, I have been to council and they said that the maximum cut is 1/2 metre. so we personally are stuffed! Wayne…

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Stimpson
Jun 20, 2018 3:21 pm

Metricon Winchester 28- Framing

Metricon Winchester 28- Framing
VIC
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And that's why Westpac is my day to day bank. No issue at all increasing my limit to move money to our loan offset (different bank). ANZ on the other hand....

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blackcat20
Jun 20, 2018 2:41 pm
blackcat20

KDR - Allcastle Homes Grandworth 45 MK2

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

I had to engaged a hydraulic engineer for the stormwater design and plumber for the work. May be I had to drain to council pit/easement and I also need council stormwater…

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LevaneT
Jun 20, 2018 2:20 pm

Pyrolytic Oven

Pyrolytic Oven

Hello Fee Thankyou for your reply! In terms of the heat it produces when cleaning. Does the glass get too hot? I have a 4 year old .

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MIM11
Jun 20, 2018 2:11 pm

Porter Davis homes

Porter Davis homes
VIC
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We just received our partial lockup invoice today. Hebel is starting on the house this week after nearly 2 weeks of not much happening, due to a shortage of hebel…

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lilbza
Jun 20, 2018 2:11 pm
lilbza

Building Wisdom Manahattan 52

Building Wisdom Manahattan 52
NSW
1, 2

Hi KEC, We are similar issues having with WH, 9mths on still unresolved maintenance issues with trades coming back and forth. WH have now advised that will not be fixing…

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ozmonkeyoy
Jun 20, 2018 1:48 pm
ozmonkeyoy

Building with Wisdom Homes

Building with Wisdom Homes
NSW
1 ... 559, 560, 561

Flyscreens Aluminium or fibreglass Appreciate some opinions of those who have experienced either in their windows and doors as part of their W build.

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Chompy
Jun 20, 2018 1:29 pm
CC7
CC7
2 h

Coral Homes / Avoca 23 / June 20 - Tiling to start

Coral Homes / Avoca 23 / June 20 - Tiling to start
1 ... 9, 10, 11

Met the tiler on site early this morning everything was in order, correct tiles were ordered by Beaumont . He's very organised and I can tell he's done this a thousand…

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CC7
Jun 20, 2018 1:26 pm
CC7

Newport 275

Newport 275

Hi We are going to build newport 275. I just wondering Anybody added an extra wall in front of the stairs? Thanks

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sharmin
Jun 20, 2018 1:11 pm

It looked like they ignored half the items picked up at PCI and what they had dealt with was unacceptable- eg bare tile edging in kitchen/laundry/bathrooms at PCI, it…

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Melt23
Jun 20, 2018 12:59 pm

After some bathroom layout ideas

After some bathroom layout ideas

The easiest way to do it is to minimise the movement of the major services that cost a lot to move and create the most disruption to the exisiting space if you do.…

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arcadelt
Jun 20, 2018 11:59 am

Update: We had internal selections and electrical on Monday. Julie in the Newcastle office is fantastic. She really makes, what could be very stressful for some, an…

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Salfield
Jun 20, 2018 11:36 am
CC7
CC7
4 h

Coral Homes - Grange 25 (Newport)

Coral Homes - Grange 25 (Newport)
QLD
1 ... 10, 11, 12

haha! i can tell you that leaving a week in between visits makes it appear like heaps more work has been done. Although, you won't have too much left, ah it's so…

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CC7
Jun 20, 2018 11:30 am
CC7
JB1
JB1
4 h

Underfloor heating. Advice, comments, experience etc

Underfloor heating. Advice, comments, experience etc
1, 2

That's a good idea. At the moment, I've poured my slab, however as side of the slab is uneven, it's pointless to attempt to add XPS between slab and brick veneer. I…

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JB1
Jun 20, 2018 11:30 am

Building with Wisdom Homes - Re tender

Building with Wisdom Homes - Re tender

Hi, I have just recently decided to change my house type post contract. We are about sign the estimate/design change for the new tender. Currenlty 2740 ceiling but the…

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KatDS
Jun 20, 2018 11:22 am

confidentiailty of builder agreement with a project builder

confidentiailty of builder agreement with a project builder

Agree. This topic highlight's a serious issue and there should be a sticky on this thread as unfair contract clauses…

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SaveH2O
Jun 20, 2018 11:13 am
SaveH2O
bini
bini
4 h

Building Simonds Prague with Modifications

Building Simonds Prague with Modifications
VIC
1 ... 22, 23, 24

Hi Tracey and Marshall, I want to ask you both, if you have got Smart home package installed in your property now?? How long did they take to get to you? I have moved…

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bini
Jun 20, 2018 11:03 am

Hickinbotham Torquay Mod - now Post Handover

Hickinbotham Torquay Mod - now Post Handover
SA
1 ... 35, 36, 37

Sent of my defect list today - was sent nearly 2 weeks late but they where aware and had advised no problems I kept delaying it looking for more issues as couldn't find…

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Entilzha
Jun 20, 2018 10:51 am

Seville 30 - Plantation Homes QLD

Seville 30 - Plantation Homes QLD
QLD
1, 2, 3

How did you go with your Final Inspection? anything major picked up? Did you higher 3rd party Building inspector ? Mine is on tomo afternoon - I think Dan is coming down…

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vikushivu
Jun 20, 2018 10:26 am

Review for metronest

Review for metronest

hello Neha, How you went towards building with Metronest?

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vanand
Jun 20, 2018 10:22 am

Coral Homes Marcoola 32 QLD

Coral Homes Marcoola 32 QLD
QLD
1 ... 23, 24, 25

We are building ours under the Elegance package and added the Neo Modern Kitchen upgrade ($5000) which comes with glass splashback.

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bestspecials
Jun 20, 2018 10:15 am
bestspecials
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Doulton777
Jun 20, 2018 10:13 am
Doulton777

Our Acacia Home

Our Acacia Home
NSW
1 ... 41, 42, 43

Your driveway looks great that colour. Good luck with handover. Enjoy your house, you deserve to.

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bestspecials
Jun 20, 2018 9:37 am
bestspecials

Modified Coral Marcoola 32 SEQ

Modified Coral Marcoola 32 SEQ
NSW
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So, what's been happening? Do you still have PCI tomorrow? Our projected PCI is 18 July. Any more photos?

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bestspecials
Jun 20, 2018 9:28 am
bestspecials

PCI booked for the 28.6.18, 31 weeks since slab down and about 12 weeks since lockout. I fine tuned our landscaping plan and submitted it to Reece Plumbing last night,…

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Choosy
Jun 20, 2018 9:15 am
Choosy

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

Iluka - Bray Park (G.J Gardner) - Waiting to start!
QLD
1 ... 5, 6, 7

Cheers for the advice - yeah, ill be visiting pretty much every day on my way home from work. It's good that the guy who built next door moved in last week - so he;s going…

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BrentandAllison
Jun 20, 2018 9:08 am
BrentandAllison

Building with Orion Homes in Armstrong Creek, VIC.

Building with Orion Homes in Armstrong Creek, VIC.
VIC

I would not reccomend to anyone. Ridiculous Builder. Construction started in July17 and handed over property April 18. Had many problems during construcyion time.…

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propinv
Jun 20, 2018 8:58 am
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amyelizabeth137
Jun 20, 2018 8:50 am

Building at Bardia - New Breeze

Building at Bardia - New Breeze
NSW
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Isn’t the maximum balcony size allowed 12msq?

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Hasan
Jun 20, 2018 8:25 am

Our First Home - Ballarat - Welcome to LockUp!!

Our First Home - Ballarat - Welcome to LockUp!!
VIC
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Thanks. I can only really peak through the windows at weekend as time I get home from work its already dark. Sorry to hear about your delays. What been happening with…

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icat2000
Jun 20, 2018 8:05 am
icat2000
Krumme
Krumme
10 h

Asbestos???

Asbestos???

Hi. Yeah that probably. Don't panic about it just be careful next time.

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Krumme
Jun 20, 2018 5:57 am

Builder asked to upgrade class P to E class slab

Builder asked to upgrade class P to E class slab

Hi. Kirashogun Could you pm me what your slab engineering drawings look like i know we did not get anything it would great to see what they really look like. Thank you Mario.

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Mauromario
Jun 19, 2018 11:15 pm
Gaudi
Gaudi
17 h

Is square set cornice more prone to cracking?

Is square set cornice more prone to cracking?

My builder said it’s prone to cracking with settlement, mainly in corners. A few is probably standard. If you had a cove plaster cornice installed it would all be…

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Gaudi
Jun 19, 2018 10:47 pm

Site cost for Tarneit

Site cost for Tarneit
VIC

Thanks to everyone for your response

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Amantullah
Jun 19, 2018 10:46 pm

Starting our KDR journey Metricon Glendale 50

Starting our KDR journey Metricon Glendale 50
1, 2

Hey excited builders, we had troubles with our first installment too with CBA. Stuff wasn’t matching which seams very similar to you. But got sorted after 3-4 weeks from…

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stoff17
Jun 19, 2018 10:32 pm
Gaudi
Gaudi
17 h

New house: Pressure Limiting Valve installed on mains?

New house: Pressure Limiting Valve installed on mains?

http://www.vba.vic.gov.au/__data/assets ... -Rates.pdf You likely have this already. If you don’t get a reply overnight, you can try calling the plumbing authority…

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Gaudi
Jun 19, 2018 10:21 pm
udhay
udhay
17 h

Orchard Tarneit

Orchard Tarneit
VIC

Hi Doulton, Do you mind if I ask which builder your daughter going to build in Orchard?

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udhay
Jun 19, 2018 10:12 pm

Coral Homes general build thread

Coral Homes general build thread
QLD
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That's fantastic Brodav so glad it's going well how's looks awesome

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BrownDog77
Jun 19, 2018 9:53 pm

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

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

We survived winter in the old house and the rental thanks to electric blankets. Summer in the rental was awful. No airflow. Only an aircon in the kitchen that didn’t…

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Bri1234
Jun 19, 2018 9:08 pm
Bri1234

Slab damage from excavator

Slab damage from excavator

I had precisely this happen when I built 20 years ago. I was not happy and complained to the builder. At the time I saw the damage the framer was there about to begin…

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Mr. Sausage
Jun 19, 2018 9:03 pm
CC7
CC7
19 h

Manhattan 23 - Coral Homes (Week 18: Flooring, Carpet....)

Manhattan 23 - Coral Homes (Week 18: Flooring, Carpet....)
QLD
1 ... 18, 19, 20

I've been following along the last couple of weeks on IG! it looks really beautiful Steph

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CC7
Jun 19, 2018 8:48 pm
CC7

{Dawn} SE Melb Build - Done and dusted!

{Dawn} SE Melb Build - Done and dusted!
VIC
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Probably because you know me so well :P but he's definitely the last for a while!! He's just stunning and so smoooochy. He's 2 years old. Just trying to get the girls to…

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aloenyx
Jun 19, 2018 8:44 pm
aloenyx
trimum
trimum
19 h

Sekisui | Burbank - Cedarwood1828

Sekisui | Burbank - Cedarwood1828
NSW
1 ... 35, 36, 37

Like wise I am worried about bigger defects we will only find out about once we move in. I have no idea about the rain water tank it looks a bit complicated!

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trimum
Jun 19, 2018 8:33 pm
trimum

Building an Allworth Home in Coast Central Estate at Wyee

Building an Allworth Home in Coast Central Estate at Wyee
NSW
1, 2, 3

Do you have a picture of the outside?My home will be very similar. Thank you

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LaurenParsons
Jun 19, 2018 8:24 pm

Lucere estate at Leppington

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

Do you know anyone that has a picture of an almost competed exterior? I am trying to pick colours for build. Just started the process. Thank you

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LaurenParsons
Jun 19, 2018 8:16 pm

THRIVE HOMES

THRIVE HOMES

Anyone have a picture of the outside of their Thrive home? I’m trying to decide and would love to see finished products. Regards and thank you.

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LaurenParsons
Jun 19, 2018 8:15 pm

GJ Gardner Montville - has anyone built?

GJ Gardner Montville - has anyone built?
WA

We are looking at building a custom version of the GJ Gardner Montville. Have not had any luck finding someone who has built this home, hoping to find someone on here who…

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seechange
Jun 19, 2018 7:38 pm

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