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BAL12.5 cost

BAL12.5 cost

It really just depends on what what needs to be upgraded. Some builders may use windows that don’t need to be upgraded ect ect. The only thing on that list that seems…

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Sloppy
Sep 21, 2018 8:44 pm

Take Two

Take Two
ACT
1 ... 7, 8, 9

Hello Shazaw - moving happens on Tuesday, so this weekend involves putting things in boxes! So pleased to be finally leaving the place where I have been living. I have a…

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Variegated
Sep 21, 2018 8:35 pm
Variegated

DA Approval Timing with Georges River Council

DA Approval Timing with Georges River Council
NSW

Hi All, Just wondering if anyone has built with Georges River Council in the last 6-12 months and how long has DA approval taken? Thank you!

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becks81
Sep 21, 2018 8:32 pm

House inspector

House inspector

A beam that had been termite infested was not given in the report. The building inspector said that it was impossible to go up and check it as the passage was not suitable…

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John1121
Sep 21, 2018 8:09 pm

Brick mortar defect

Brick mortar defect
1, 2, 3, 4, 5

Hi Sylves, We have had a nightmare too with J G King we are forming a group to have them banned please join us by lodging your complaints to channel 9 A accurate…

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Andrew105
Sep 21, 2018 8:09 pm

Thanks all! Yes it is amazing what paint does. The painters were there again today and said they have completed all ceilings, doors, architraves and skirtings. The walls…

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pbwhi0
Sep 21, 2018 7:39 pm
pbwhi0

Building with Wisdom Homes

Building with Wisdom Homes
NSW
1 ... 629, 630, 631

Thanks Bob! Hopefully lodge by next weeks so it’s spproved by end of year..

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NickMutch
Sep 21, 2018 7:35 pm

I remember being excited being a toilet or for, now I'm excited that it is gone. But they forgot to take the tp!

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Nawsome
Sep 21, 2018 6:47 pm
Nawsome

First Home - Fairhaven Homes - Frame

First Home - Fairhaven Homes - Frame
VIC
1, 2, 3

In my case, in the case of a house with land, it is best to conduct soundproofing around the perimeter of my yard. I'm thinking about putting…

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Klare
Sep 21, 2018 6:42 pm

The CARLISLE HOMES & SPECTRA General Information Thread

The CARLISLE HOMES & SPECTRA General Information Thread
VIC
1 ... 361, 362, 363

I do not know how much foam can be good for its acoustic properties. If your goal is soundproofing, then it's probably best to use acoustic panels or acoustic . The first…

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Anastasya
Sep 21, 2018 6:22 pm

How have people found their site clean with M? I'm really disappointed that they've spread really dirty fill across what was really good soil. I'm hesitant to accept it as…

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blackcat20
Sep 21, 2018 6:19 pm
blackcat20

Beware of additional Cost in Final Invoice

Beware of additional Cost in Final Invoice

Variation should be in writing and signed by both parties. Adjustments against PS items is part of contract reconciliation. Titos97 should get someone to look into builders claims

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building-expert
Sep 21, 2018 6:16 pm
building-expert
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building-expert
Sep 21, 2018 6:02 pm
building-expert

Ringing sound throughout apartment will cause a mental break

Ringing sound throughout apartment will cause a mental break

Noise inside the apartment buildings and office buildings, in my opinion today is an actual problem. My friend ran into this problem when he rented an office. And the best…

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Anastasya
Sep 21, 2018 5:31 pm

Fairmont Homes - Northridge Estate SA

Fairmont Homes - Northridge Estate SA
SA
1 ... 4, 5, 6

Hi Guys, How you going? Last week we had interview with Pickard and tomorrow we have interview with Supreme. Any suggestion before head to Supreme? Tina: Where you guys…

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rajan674
Sep 21, 2018 5:19 pm

Windows and front door installed today. All plumbing, electrical and data rough ins complete. Only added 2 PowerPoints directly with the sparky. Prices were exactly the…

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Dan brissy
Sep 21, 2018 4:35 pm

Just posting some picture of the currant progress . One more payment to go and it will all be done ✅ The skirting boards had to get taken off so they could put the…

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Tajana
Sep 21, 2018 3:47 pm
Tajana

hi all long time between posts. been waiting for the scaffolds to come down, which happened today to share our exterior. brickworks all done, concrete floor has been…

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frankily
Sep 21, 2018 3:01 pm
Pse
Pse
6 h

Building Arden Homes Genoa Verve 26 in North East VIC

Building Arden Homes Genoa Verve 26 in North East VIC
VIC
1, 2, 3, 4

The flooring looks awesome. Can you please share how much did Arden charge to upgrade the flooring to Vinyl?

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Pse
Sep 21, 2018 2:39 pm

Home Building Blogs

Home Building Blogs
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Urban Edge Andu 43 - Knockdown rebuild in SE Melbourne

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brokenstick
Sep 21, 2018 2:34 pm
brokenstick

Metricon Liberty 45 in Ryde NSW

Metricon Liberty 45 in Ryde NSW
NSW
1 ... 35, 36, 37

Good to hear, it's been a very long time coming! It'll be such a relieve to be able to finally move in. What did you end up buying from King? =D

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dulie
Sep 21, 2018 1:05 pm
dulie

Custom build Format Homes SA

Custom build Format Homes SA
SA

Oh wow! Our soil is H1-D, and I think we have 200mm footings - though the whole soil report went way over my head! Our original estimate was 25k

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Monkey55
Sep 21, 2018 12:28 pm

8Homes vs Burbank?

8Homes vs Burbank?
VIC

Hi, It is also Burbank Vs 8homes for me. How are 8homes in regards to quality?.I checked on ProductReview and are good.

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Day63
Sep 21, 2018 11:59 am

The frame is up! Now have some idea how big/small each room and area is...

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Irish16
Sep 21, 2018 11:03 am

Diy fibreglass pool installation

Diy fibreglass pool installation

Hi guys My partner and I are looking into installing our own fibreglass pool in our yard (brisbane qld). Has anyone done this before and have any pointers or a step by…

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Heidz_27
Sep 21, 2018 10:47 am

Metricon Franklin 53 modified

Metricon Franklin 53 modified
SA
1 ... 5, 6, 7

Sorry just realised you haven’t finished your build yet!!!

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catelise
Sep 21, 2018 10:42 am

Door has been repainted in actual black, no more blue door phew. Ensuite wall tiles and backsplash

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Trippypossum
Sep 21, 2018 10:41 am
Trippypossum

Custom Build with G Devel. in Bris - Onto Lock Up Stage

Custom Build with G Devel. in Bris - Onto Lock Up Stage
QLD
1, 2, 3

And that right there is why I'll never get an investment property..... People are the worst. They said that to me about being delayed and it costing more if I got an…

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BrentandAllison
Sep 21, 2018 9:49 am
BrentandAllison

Building with Hall & Hart Homes

Building with Hall & Hart Homes
NSW
1 ... 22, 23, 24

Thanks MickeyDonald, I'm going through DA to achieve required setback all over, since my block is wider in the front. I'm very excited about the selections :-)

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BabyMichelle
Sep 21, 2018 9:38 am

Rawson build in Cameron Park

Rawson build in Cameron Park
NSW
1, 2, 3

Looks good cant wait to see all your final pics. Congrats

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Nat12Kel123
Sep 21, 2018 9:38 am

Coral Homes - Modified Grange 29

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

Hi Brooke, Would love to see some photos of your finished yard.

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bestspecials
Sep 21, 2018 9:31 am
bestspecials

I love the tiles they look better in person. So soft too and not too shinny that I will have to clean them every hour 😂 I did the fans in this picture in the master…

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cass_rox
Sep 21, 2018 8:49 am

KDR in Melbourne SE suburbs- Carlisle - Montpellier 51

KDR in Melbourne SE suburbs- Carlisle - Montpellier 51
NSW
1, 2, 3, 4

I noticed your house had a lot of sliding windows instead of awning. Is that what you wanted?

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kirashogun
Sep 21, 2018 8:18 am
iTool
iTool
15 h

When is actual Building start for liquidated damages?

When is actual Building start for liquidated damages?
NSW

What does your contract state? For example, the standard HIA contract in QLD says that within 10 business days of commencement the builder must give the owner a signed…

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iTool
Sep 21, 2018 6:02 am

Bray Park (G.J Gardner) - Week 11 - Fixing Stage

Bray Park (G.J Gardner) - Week 11 - Fixing Stage
QLD
1 ... 11, 12, 13

Congrats Brent! Don't let lifestyle creep get to you though! Good timing with all the life changes!

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pandibabi
Sep 21, 2018 5:51 am
pandibabi

Building at Bardia - New Breeze

Building at Bardia - New Breeze
NSW
1 ... 45, 46, 47

I dont think you can. For CDC to do your design approval, they need lots of documents regarding your land, especially with easement and sewers. its only take up to 2…

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wentworth33
Sep 20, 2018 11:23 pm

Building With Wisdom Homes - Shaker Style Upgrad

Building With Wisdom Homes - Shaker Style Upgrad

Are you sure the choice isn’t one or the other, ie $7k if you want plain poly or $10k for shaker? As shaker doesn’t come in laminex does it? Sometimes they give you…

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MandM+4
Sep 20, 2018 11:21 pm

Building with Kurmond Homes

Building with Kurmond Homes
NSW
1 ... 87, 88, 89

thank you, I am in NSW, we have Fair Trading NSW and I am going to contact them for sure. I just cannot believe that they are so disrespectful. we were trying to be nice…

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kathysangel
Sep 20, 2018 11:06 pm

Next Level Floor Cleaning Solutions in Cranbourne

Next Level Floor Cleaning Solutions in Cranbourne

Here at NEXT LEVEL, we pride ourselves on being the future of the cleaning industry, providing technologically-advanced and reliable…

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nextlevelfcs
Sep 20, 2018 10:35 pm
nextlevelfcs

Life Estate - Point Cook

Life Estate - Point Cook
VIC
1, 2, 3

Hi Guys, Can you please let me know the fencing cost approx? One of friends said that it would cost in total 8k but after sharing with neighbours, it would cost 4k. Does…

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mrcool4
Sep 20, 2018 9:52 pm

Our Arden Home - Votivo 43

Our Arden Home - Votivo 43
1 ... 4, 5, 6

Hehehe. Welcome to the world of anxious new home builders 😂

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HoneyDee
Sep 20, 2018 9:16 pm
HoneyDee

Finally site has been started today, but couldn't see any portable toilets onsite.

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Charlotte.h
Sep 20, 2018 9:00 pm
Charlotte.h
Cheza
Cheza
24 h

East Village Leppington

East Village Leppington
NSW

Hi all! Hows ur building journey so far? Some of the houses are nearly completion. All the best to us! ✌️

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Cheza
Sep 20, 2018 8:49 pm
Wellar
Wellar
Yesterday

Any Glass painting ideas?

Any Glass painting ideas?

<!--td {border: 1px solid #ccc;}br {mso-data-placement:same-cell;}-->Any charming glass painting ideas ? Just installed new casement window residential…

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Wellar
Sep 20, 2018 8:20 pm
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Ezza78
Sep 20, 2018 8:05 pm

Actron Ducted Air Conditioning

Actron Ducted Air Conditioning
1, 2

Get the best services for air conditioning in Geelong at the most affordable prices. Whether your air conditioner repair or servicing, our technicians…

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airconditioning
Sep 20, 2018 8:02 pm

Evaporative cooling vs Split system

Evaporative cooling vs Split system
1, 2

Get the best services for air conditioning in Geelong at the most affordable prices. Whether your air conditioner repair or servicing, our technicians…

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airconditioning
Sep 20, 2018 8:01 pm
HoneyDee
HoneyDee
Yesterday

Building Montpellier Grand with Carlisle Homes

Building Montpellier Grand with Carlisle Homes

Hi Krishnakdr, Welcome to the anxious world of new builders :lol: We got our paperwork emailed on the third day after the colour selection. It sure is unusual for you not to…

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HoneyDee
Sep 20, 2018 6:44 pm
HoneyDee

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