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if.saad
Aug 18, 2018 4:38 pm

Gutters and downpipe requirements

Gutters and downpipe requirements

"For a tiled roof, the lower section shall be sarked a minimum width of 1800 mm, either side from the point of discharge, and extended down to the eaves gutter" refers to…

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Petercommunnist
Aug 18, 2018 4:14 pm

Building with Wisdom Homes

Building with Wisdom Homes
NSW
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I think you can source anything from the Beacon range.

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becks81
Aug 18, 2018 4:12 pm

Our First Home - Ballarat - Handover Friday

Our First Home - Ballarat - Handover Friday
VIC
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I think what is meant to happen is that your landscapers come in, prepare the soil and lay some turf out the front there. And when they are doing the turf, they are going…

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Mr. Sausage
Aug 18, 2018 3:56 pm
dexx
dexx
1 h

Paint Peeling - Plaster too soft?

Paint Peeling - Plaster too soft?
1, 2, 3

3 years later, the paint still peels away from a well sealed (dulux oil based sealer) section of wall. As most others in this thread have concluded, the issue is because…

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dexx
Aug 18, 2018 3:48 pm
dexx
dexx
1 h

Plasterer in Perth, WA?

Plasterer in Perth, WA?

The job is done. I can recommend Joel (0439526059) who did a great job at a reasonable price.

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dexx
Aug 18, 2018 3:38 pm

My KDR Metricon Hampshire - Liberty - 45 Melb

My KDR Metricon Hampshire - Liberty - 45 Melb
VIC
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Looks fab Renman! The sitting room looks warm and comfy now Metricon Liberty 45, Ryde NSW http://forum.homeone.com.au/viewtopic.php?t=82846

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Quirmeball1280
Aug 18, 2018 3:17 pm
Quirmeball1280

Porter Davis homes

Porter Davis homes
VIC
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Has anyone kitted our there wardrobes using IKEA? Would love to hear your thoughts on that if you have.

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goldencrumble
Aug 18, 2018 2:45 pm

Builder Dispute

Builder Dispute

Has the builder built the same construction elsewhere or is your house different for some reason?

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SaveH2O
Aug 18, 2018 1:02 pm
SaveH2O

Project builder for steep blocks

Project builder for steep blocks
NSW

If you are interested, give them a call. The guy who runs the business Werner is very passionate and can tell you a lot about the product and his resources. They have…

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alexp79
Aug 18, 2018 11:56 am
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Clareymoo
Aug 18, 2018 11:29 am

Is Plastic Sheet Needed Beneath Pavers?

Is Plastic Sheet Needed Beneath Pavers?

About to do my first ever paving. Took up some of the old stuff and I see they've got black plastic sheeting beneath about 8" of road base ( or 'cracker dust', 'quarry…

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abrogard
Aug 18, 2018 11:27 am
JCM1
JCM1
5 h

Fairhaven Homes

Fairhaven Homes
VIC
1 ... 11, 12, 13

Definitely call your admin person. Our frame was supposed to start last Tuesday and it came and went with no sign of any timber. My SS wasn't answering or returning my…

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JCM1
Aug 18, 2018 11:25 am
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mpricecs
Aug 18, 2018 10:57 am

Metricon Franklin 53 modified

Metricon Franklin 53 modified
SA
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Yeah it is large. Most of everything we picked is on the first few pages of my thread. I’ve seen inside many times. Still just framing at this stage as my SS wants all…

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stoff17
Aug 18, 2018 10:24 am

Rawson build in Cameron Park

Rawson build in Cameron Park
NSW
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I can see why you don’t want the upgrade. Your chosen one is more rustic looking whereas the upgrade is more of a brand new floor look so yeah I would agree with you…

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Salfield
Aug 18, 2018 10:14 am

Which wood heater? Aus vs Chinese made

Which wood heater? Aus vs Chinese made

Now looking at Freestanding styles. Neither of these models appear very efficient. Can’t find any landscape models that are particularly efficient.

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jodesandnaz
Aug 18, 2018 10:02 am

Building an Allworth Home in Coast Central Estate at Wyee

Building an Allworth Home in Coast Central Estate at Wyee
NSW
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Hi Lauren, I just noticed the link to my thread wasn’t in my last message, making it rather useless. Here it is. viewtopic.php?f=31&t=89059

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aphsta
Aug 18, 2018 8:56 am

Building Bayside : Our Glendale 45

Building Bayside : Our Glendale 45
VIC
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thanks Drew! this is pretty much the common theme across all the forums :)

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madj-m
Aug 18, 2018 7:56 am

Clarendon Homes | Sheridan 41

Clarendon Homes | Sheridan 41
VIC

Pricing from Clarendon: Sapphire Plus: $355,100 (this includes site costs up to H1…

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TiredHalo
Aug 18, 2018 7:56 am
TiredHalo

Would you do a bold blue kitchen, or is a neutral palette more your thing? Get inspired by this award-winning blue kitchen here, and look forward to hearing your thoughts…

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Blue Tea
Aug 18, 2018 6:27 am
Blue Tea

I saw this house design "The Appella" by Ben Trager Homes. I quite like the colours here, I think the roof is colourbond Surfmist and main render colour is Solver vitesse…

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H2018
Aug 18, 2018 12:41 am
Drew01
Drew01
18 h

Metricon Winchester 28- Home Straight

Metricon Winchester 28- Home Straight
VIC
1 ... 41, 42, 43

The mortar getting washed out is pretty normal, we've got quite a lot like that, they'll patch it up and you won't even know the difference

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Drew01
Aug 17, 2018 10:32 pm
Drew01
Waigo
Waigo
19 h

Exposed Aggregate Driveways

Exposed Aggregate Driveways

Has anyone done these types of driveways in Sydney and can recommend who they used and also post any pics?

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Waigo
Aug 17, 2018 9:58 pm
Waigo

KDR - Rawson Chifley 42 mark ii in Newcastle.

KDR - Rawson Chifley 42 mark ii in Newcastle.
NSW
1, 2, 3

Some serious stress relief to see it moving ahead. 😁🍺🍺🥂🥂

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Salfield
Aug 17, 2018 9:38 pm
Mallik
Mallik
20 h

Building with Kurmond Homes

Building with Kurmond Homes
NSW
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J_C Welcome to Kurmond homes thread and also to the forum. It is so great to get to know someone else who is also building with Kurmond homes. Could I know exactly where…

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Mallik
Aug 17, 2018 9:18 pm
Mallik
ash28
ash28
20 h

North Kellyville The Promontory

North Kellyville The Promontory
NSW

Thanks Njay, will talk to Sales Agent tomorrow , let's see how it goes..

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ash28
Aug 17, 2018 9:11 pm
iTool
iTool
20 h

Slab Heave Cause?

Slab Heave Cause?
1, 2, 3, 4

I see what you mean. They didn't temporarily fix my barrier to the lower forms (just ran it out flat beyond the slab and turned it up at the form pegs) so wouldn't have…

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iTool
Aug 17, 2018 8:42 pm

Ausbuild - Newbury 39 - Altitude Thornlands

Ausbuild - Newbury 39 - Altitude Thornlands
1, 2

How's it all coming along though? Final fixing bill sounds like you're close to the end!

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Valandra
Aug 17, 2018 7:58 pm

Oh we had a few along the way too. But wood hill is so close. I love this area and it felt like it was never going to happen but now I can see it all coming together. If…

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cass_rox
Aug 17, 2018 7:43 pm
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Corallake
Aug 17, 2018 7:21 pm
Corallake
ash28
ash28
22 h

Roland Garros Crescent Kellyville

Roland Garros Crescent Kellyville

just be carefull about big name builders. They take the deposit for Tender but not going ahead with the Build if there is a slope. I lost $1000 in deposit with Clarendon.

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ash28
Aug 17, 2018 7:09 pm

Building Grange 25 Coral Homes - Northern NSW

Building Grange 25 Coral Homes - Northern NSW
NSW
1 ... 26, 27, 28

Thanks everyone! Good luck with the rest of your building journeys. See you on the insta side! 👍🏻😊🏡💜💜

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mj-mac4
Aug 17, 2018 7:06 pm
mj-mac4

Issues with property inspection

Issues with property inspection
1, 2

I know they destroyed my house had to have my bricks all pulled down on back wall and side walls mines a mess side wall is warped they had to remove all the red bricks…

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irisheyes015
Aug 17, 2018 6:44 pm

I know they destroyed my house had to have my bricks all pulled down on back wall and side walls mines a mess side wall is warped they had to remove all the red bricks…

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irisheyes015
Aug 17, 2018 6:28 pm
SBG14
SBG14
23 h

Dream home build in the Southern Highlands

Dream home build in the Southern Highlands
NSW

Hi Seechange, how are you going with designing up your Montville, any progress ?

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SBG14
Aug 17, 2018 6:03 pm

Brick work around windows

Brick work around windows

It's not acceptable I cant send photos

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irisheyes015
Aug 17, 2018 5:47 pm

So had a visit today and met SS regarding frame completion date - he showed the photos taken on 21/05/18 of work done. Carpet is in Laundry benchtop Common bath…

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pEast
Aug 17, 2018 5:39 pm

Custome home design to build...experiences or advice?

Custome home design to build...experiences or advice?

Here is my advice: when I was installing flat roof at my house my contractors were guys from http://misterroof.net. They’ve given me a lot of good advices.

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krawling
Aug 17, 2018 5:34 pm

Crown Hill Estate Riverstone

Crown Hill Estate Riverstone
NSW
1 ... 4, 5, 6

Hi All, If you are on our database you'd already have the news, but we've just been advised of the issuing of the Subdivision Certificate by Blacktown City Council. They…

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michaelturneraurum
Aug 17, 2018 5:14 pm
michaelturneraurum

Final some progress. All fencing and retaining walls finished. Underslab foudations and drainage finished this week. Prepping for the slab pour next week. Powerboard in…

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Dan brissy
Aug 17, 2018 4:59 pm

Iluka - Bray Park (G.J Gardner) - Week 5 - Frame

Iluka - Bray Park (G.J Gardner) - Week 5 - Frame
QLD
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SS said that because they have to be 1m away from the roof valley or something.... not too worried, the front is being rendered so the pipes will be painted the same…

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BrentandAllison
Aug 17, 2018 4:08 pm
BrentandAllison
GarethB
GarethB
Yesterday

Coral Homes – Lisbon 25, Hervey Bay / QLD

Coral Homes – Lisbon 25, Hervey Bay / QLD

Thanks all, I am looking forward to getting it moving. All of the first bits, paperwork etc just takes so long. Once the slab is down i will feel like it is actually…

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GarethB
Aug 17, 2018 2:28 pm
GarethB
Bubgalow123
Bubgalow123
Yesterday

Dj roberts

Dj roberts

Has anyone built with DJ Roberts in Brisbane? And what was your build time from slab to handove?

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Bubgalow123
Aug 17, 2018 1:22 pm
Kery_deep
Kery_deep
Yesterday

McDonald Jones Homes - The new thread

McDonald Jones Homes - The new thread
NSW
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Yeh am aware we would be charged if we change after. So you made changes for AC and were charged $1000 But this change was subject to engineering. And you made more…

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Kery_deep
Aug 17, 2018 11:36 am
chatzyy
chatzyy
Yesterday

Vaucluse 41 (12.5sq) Carlisle

Vaucluse 41 (12.5sq) Carlisle
VIC

Hi, we have just started building Vaucluse 41 with Carlisle. Does anyone know how long it takes to finish the base stage? Thanks

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chatzyy
Aug 17, 2018 11:17 am
chatzyy
chatzyy
Yesterday

Anyone on Meridian Clyde North

Anyone on Meridian Clyde North
VIC

Hi, we have just started our build as our land title got delayed.

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chatzyy
Aug 17, 2018 11:15 am

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