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CC7
CC7
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Coral Homes - Modified Grange 29

Coral Homes - Modified Grange 29
QLD
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We really do have great taste haha We have a small splashback area in the ensuite with marble tile (i have NO idea how this will look, we couldn't afford anymore…

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CC7
Apr 22, 2018 10:07 am
CC7

Hi Team I have paid the upgrade on my website blog so I can post videos. These have been taken to show my…

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Charly6s
Apr 22, 2018 10:01 am
Charly6s

So went out to the house on Friday afternoon. To our surprise, house was wrapped, all pre electrical and pre plumbing completed, windows and sliding doors installed,…

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breebarter
Apr 22, 2018 10:00 am
breebarter

Building Bayside : Our Glendale 45

Building Bayside : Our Glendale 45
VIC
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We're mostly using Group 4 who are engaged through Metricon. My best mate, who's a retired builder used to use them himself. My mate's already looked over it, and he…

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Drew01
Apr 22, 2018 9:40 am
Drew01
CC7
CC7
1 h

Coral Homes / Avoca 23 / START DATE: April 11th

Coral Homes / Avoca 23 / START DATE: April 11th
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We really wont have anything haha, but I'm hoping its enough to have some lush plants and a tiny bit of space between the patio areas and the garden. We only plan to have…

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CC7
Apr 22, 2018 9:35 am
CC7

Timber screen fixings

Timber screen fixings

Thanks Tim65, that was my expectation, I was concerned that rafter to post was meant to allow movement

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greggles
Apr 22, 2018 9:21 am

We are only about 4 weeks away! Can’t wait to be in.

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cinda84
Apr 22, 2018 9:13 am

location of gas pipe

location of gas pipe

We are adding a second story to a 20 year old brick house, where the staircase is going we are cutting a hole in the wall to add a pantry/storage. My question is, we have…

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kellyp
Apr 22, 2018 8:54 am
AJW
AJW
2 h

Pull out sideways shoe racks

Pull out sideways shoe racks

That is of course an option but so is asking on sites like this if anyone knows of places where they can be brought. Main point of this board isn’t it? Ps I built the…

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AJW
Apr 22, 2018 8:33 am

Bearers and Piers

Bearers and Piers

No ant caps ? Code requires a min M10 threaded rod into concrete pier to bearer AS 1684 Absolutely shocking standard of work

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Tim65
Apr 22, 2018 7:12 am
Tim65

Manhattan 23 - Coral Homes (Week 7: Gutters, Fascia, Roof)

Manhattan 23 - Coral Homes (Week 7: Gutters, Fascia, Roof)
QLD
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Sorry its slow, Steph 😣 BUT your tiling looks awesome! That brickbond is 🙌 - also love your shower niche! Wishing we did that with ours now.... our one will fit my…

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Dylandbrooke
Apr 22, 2018 6:46 am
Dylandbrooke

My KDR Metricon Hampshire - Liberty - 45 Melb

My KDR Metricon Hampshire - Liberty - 45 Melb
VIC
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About time buddy! Enjoy your new home, i'm sure you'll love it once you're all settled in.

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dulie
Apr 22, 2018 5:31 am
dulie

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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deck looks beautiful! If you want the stain perfect, you have to do it yourself. Use sikkens, takes 3 coats, 24 hours between each application. Its pricey, but best on the…

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dulie
Apr 22, 2018 5:28 am
dulie

My first build - Celebration Homes - Brightwood Baldivis WA

My first build - Celebration Homes - Brightwood Baldivis WA
WA
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Look how productive you’ve been Dave, the gardens both front and back are looking great. We’ve done part of our front landscaping (limestone retaining, garden edging,…

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mrsdoe
Apr 22, 2018 1:54 am
mrsdoe

Has anyone used A&L Windows?

Has anyone used A&L Windows?

Hi Gaudi just wondering how much were the boutique stacker doors thank you

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cheyuthie
Apr 22, 2018 1:05 am
JB1
JB1
12 h

Building an Aegean230 with Mainvue.

Building an Aegean230 with Mainvue.
VIC
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Did they install any cement sheet underlay under the tiles in the bathroom?

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JB1
Apr 21, 2018 11:07 pm
chop
chop
13 h

Hamilton Rise - South Morang

Hamilton Rise - South Morang
VIC

Yes, builder called, he said there is name allocated to the street where our lot is. It is now called "Whiltshire Way". I have checked with other people, this is not…

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chop
Apr 21, 2018 9:38 pm
Dani_J
Dani_J
14 h

Our First Dream Home Wk 13 Stone Measure&Hopefully Install

Our First Dream Home Wk 13 Stone Measure&Hopefully Install
QLD
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Gosh tiles are just the hardest to get right IMO. There are so many options out there and as much as I love trawling Pinterest myself and looking at display homes, it can…

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Dani_J
Apr 21, 2018 8:53 pm

Our Acacia Home

Our Acacia Home
NSW
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That’s ridiculous... I’m so sorry for you ☹️ - B A vue of the pines on the Gold Coast forum.homeone.com.au/viewtopic.php?f=31&t=87210

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Bridgetwitch
Apr 21, 2018 8:19 pm
Bridgetwitch

Anyone bulding with Lily Homes?

Anyone bulding with Lily Homes?
NSW

Hi Rushil just wanted to know your experience with lily home

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sonia329
Apr 21, 2018 6:57 pm

Building with Wisdom Homes

Building with Wisdom Homes
NSW
1 ... 525, 526, 527

All these fabulous looking houses being finished and great updates from current builds gives me a huge amount of confidence for my own when it starts.

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Manhattan52
Apr 21, 2018 6:54 pm

Rear Extension - Value to Home (Garden Concerns)

Rear Extension - Value to Home (Garden Concerns)

I undertook the project as an owner builder. Those civil engineering structural issues and stormwater issues have been prepared for prior to the project and has been…

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lonelydove
Apr 21, 2018 6:14 pm
aphsta
aphsta
17 h

Allworth Avalon / Sonata Our Dream Home

Allworth Avalon / Sonata Our Dream Home
NSW
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Went past the house today and all the timber for the roof and all of the tiles have been delivered!

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aphsta
Apr 21, 2018 6:08 pm

Bathroom Floor Tile Replacement and Waterproofing

Bathroom Floor Tile Replacement and Waterproofing

We are having the same issue with the shower base of one of our showers. Our independent inspector picked up that the tiling was uneven. They agreed to get the tiler back…

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lolly72
Apr 21, 2018 5:56 pm
meowys
meowys
17 h

Possible legal action?

Possible legal action?

Thanks :) Yes, given our mobile phones have high internal storage and better camera technology, no harm to take as many photos for reference.

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meowys
Apr 21, 2018 5:25 pm
Renman
Renman
18 h

Metricon Liberty 45 in Ryde NSW

Metricon Liberty 45 in Ryde NSW
NSW
1 ... 27, 28, 29

Make sure you put every little thing on the PCI list, otherwise they won't want to address them before handover.

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Renman
Apr 21, 2018 4:35 pm
Renman

Hello All, We are planning to knockdown and rebuild a new home for us. Please see our floor plan so far. Love to hear your input and suggested changes. Thank…

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tajil
Apr 21, 2018 4:16 pm
shazaw
shazaw
19 h

Sekisui | Burbank - Cedarwood1828

Sekisui | Burbank - Cedarwood1828
NSW
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LOL My stress relief just thinking of landscaping and buying more plants . ::lol:: Build Thread : viewtopic.php?=31&t=81624

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shazaw
Apr 21, 2018 3:38 pm

Building with Metricon

Building with Metricon
NSW
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Are you getting your independent inspection? If so, clarify the issue with them. If they say it’s a proper defect, then you have something to stand on. Otherwise it…

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Nabeelc
Apr 21, 2018 2:23 pm
Nabeelc

Land - controlled or uncontrolled fill

Land - controlled or uncontrolled fill

Thanks Nabeelc, that's a great idea, and low risk as if it doesn't work out then no harm done. Do you have a thread for your build?

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chiggles
Apr 21, 2018 2:00 pm

First time owner builder

First time owner builder
1, 2

Hi Henry, all getting close, have had hold ups with a few things. I'm having power to the house removed on the 14th next month and a temp meter box installed on the new…

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Searching4 knowledge
Apr 21, 2018 1:05 pm
Searching4 knowledge

Argh!! Plants!! Why is it so hard to decide?? So we are FINALLY doing our front landscaping. (We actually don’t have that much to do but this whole plant decision is…

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PolkaDots
Apr 21, 2018 10:51 am
J278
J278
Yesterday

Bedfordale - New Build - Perth WA

Bedfordale - New Build - Perth WA
WA
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Looking good. Love your ceilings!

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J278
Apr 21, 2018 10:45 am
J278

Just picked up our painting from the framers - to go in the hallway - been rolled up under the bed for 5 years waiting for its new home! Hopefully keys by 10th May…

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dillongl
Apr 21, 2018 10:17 am
dillongl

Hi Guys, Looking at building the buxton with a few modifications as below. Anybody see any major flaws/modifications/suggestions to make? Thanks!

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Ratty05
Apr 21, 2018 9:49 am
Beljeff
Beljeff
Yesterday

Masterton Homes - The next thread 4.0

Masterton Homes - The next thread 4.0
NSW
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Hi, there’s a FB group that has 47 members to talk about experiences and ideas. https://m.facebook.com/groups/394147827666800

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Beljeff
Apr 21, 2018 9:46 am
Beljeff
Beljeff
Yesterday

Building with Masterton - Harmony Exclusive

Building with Masterton - Harmony Exclusive
NSW

Hi, I’ve started a FB Group called “building with Masterton” I think there’s a couple of people building harmony. We have 47 members. To share expeirences.

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Beljeff
Apr 21, 2018 9:41 am
SDP
SDP
Yesterday

Seville 30 - Plantation Homes QLD

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

Hi ash No still waiting on completion date. Almost done but supervisor won’t commit to a date until shower screens are in and Stegbar keep delaying We are putting…

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SDP
Apr 21, 2018 9:16 am
Binderella
Binderella
Yesterday

GJ Gardner Kingaroy 304

GJ Gardner Kingaroy 304
NSW
1, 2

Yes I hope they do too! Our completion date is now 5/11 (from 22/9)

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Binderella
Apr 21, 2018 7:57 am
dulie
dulie
Yesterday

KDR Metricon Liberty - Hampshire 45 QLD

KDR Metricon Liberty - Hampshire 45 QLD
QLD
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Yeah we saved a lot of money doing things post handover and a lot of DIY stuff too. I'm pretty hands on, so it did save us a bundle of money.

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dulie
Apr 21, 2018 7:32 am
dulie
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WisdomHomes
Apr 21, 2018 7:30 am
WisdomHomes
Bridgetwitch
Bridgetwitch
Yesterday

Scenic Rim QLD Acreage Build With Bold Living.

Scenic Rim QLD Acreage Build With Bold Living.
QLD
1 ... 24, 25, 26

Powering along now Tribe... it’s great to see! - B A vue of the pines on the Gold Coast forum.homeone.com.au/viewtopic.php?f=31&t=87210

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Bridgetwitch
Apr 21, 2018 2:23 am
Bridgetwitch
sparrowsnest
sparrowsnest
Yesterday

Iluka - Bray Park (G.J Gardner) - Council

Iluka - Bray Park (G.J Gardner) - Council
QLD
1 ... 4, 5, 6

Great idea, after my tile debacle is sorted I think I might try and do the same. I don’t even know what I would talk about anymore if not for the house lol.

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sparrowsnest
Apr 21, 2018 1:14 am
Doulton777
Doulton777
Yesterday

Metricon Winchester 28- Construction

Metricon Winchester 28- Construction
VIC
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Yeah hubby told them they need to patch it up. I think the ss already looked at it before we mentioned it. He catches on fast. Cos I noticed that area was wet. Pretty…

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Doulton777
Apr 21, 2018 12:56 am
Doulton777
freyalam
freyalam
Yesterday

Who else is building with Eden Brae?

Who else is building with Eden Brae?
NSW
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Anyone did the Efficient Energy upgrade with Stegbar? Sales rep told us it applies to all external doors and windows except entrance door only. That's fine but on our…

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freyalam
Apr 20, 2018 11:49 pm
freyalam
Bridgetwitch
Bridgetwitch
Yesterday

Our First Home - Ballarat - Welcome to Wrapville!!!

Our First Home - Ballarat - Welcome to Wrapville!!!
VIC
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Looking good icat... it’s all starting to come together now. - B A vue of the pines on the Gold Coast forum.homeone.com.au/viewtopic.php?f=31&t=87210

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Bridgetwitch
Apr 20, 2018 11:31 pm
Bridgetwitch


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