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Building with Wisdom Homes

Building with Wisdom Homes
NSW
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champs2018, i hear you - it definitely is overwhelming! You just have to find a system that works for you and run with it. PCV's and Quotes all came in around the same…

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ASJ1981
Sep 24, 2018 1:46 pm
ASJ1981

Do you mean like this?

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SnowLeopard
Sep 24, 2018 1:38 pm
SnowLeopard

Our Bordeaux 56 Build in Sydney

Our Bordeaux 56 Build in Sydney
NSW
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Just curious, not having eaves, wont it get really hot in summer?

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sweetswisssteel
Sep 24, 2018 1:15 pm

Most important inspections to do from third party inspector

Most important inspections to do from third party inspector
VIC

Hey guys I want to get an independent inspector in to inspect my build Ideally I would do all of them they offer but cannot afford all of them So Id like some…

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Patrick
Sep 24, 2018 1:12 pm
Patrick

Should of got full fixed site costs!

Should of got full fixed site costs!
VIC

Read you contract and see what provisions are there. Maybe you can pull back some inclusions that are equal value and save money that way? If it was a provisional sum then…

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sweetswisssteel
Sep 24, 2018 1:07 pm

Sir Walter Buffalo or weed?

Sir Walter Buffalo or weed?

Few said it's potentially Kikuyu. Nice lawn btw.

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tempura
Sep 24, 2018 12:37 pm
tempura

Newpark Estate, Marsden Park

Newpark Estate, Marsden Park
NSW
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thanks, will try to check with council

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kingofnowhere
Sep 24, 2018 11:44 am

Building with Metricon

Building with Metricon
NSW
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To double glaze our stacker cost more than the original price of the stacker (so just over $1k from memmry)

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blackcat20
Sep 24, 2018 11:36 am
blackcat20

Sanding glass

Sanding glass

Im doing mosaic decorating and lm not sure what to use to sand the glass pieces after l cut them. The pieces are varied shapes and anywhere from 5mm to 4cm in size, 4mm…

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SueMik
Sep 24, 2018 11:26 am

Building at Bardia - New Breeze

Building at Bardia - New Breeze
NSW
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Do you happen to know if he is licensed and have you tried his services? Will try to get in touch with him. Thanks!

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Gio_aus
Sep 24, 2018 11:17 am

Metricon Liberty 45 in Ryde NSW

Metricon Liberty 45 in Ryde NSW
NSW
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Woohoo! Big congrats!! You and you're family have some amazing patients! Have you had the King Furniture stored away in your own storage? Only asking cause don't they…

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dulie
Sep 24, 2018 10:51 am
dulie
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rdcool
Sep 24, 2018 10:38 am

Metallix Bronze/Surfmist

Metallix Bronze/Surfmist
NSW

We built with Ausbuild and the PGH Eclipse bricks are in the standard range. We didn't pay any extra whereas had we gone with the Metallix from Austral I think they were…

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pbwhi0
Sep 24, 2018 6:24 am
pbwhi0

Fairhaven Homes

Fairhaven Homes
VIC
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I am so jealous... Don't think we will ever start building. Your houses are looking great 😀 Our stage of land development reached practical completion on Friday. The…

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GEOnTREY
Sep 24, 2018 1:08 am

Architecturally Designed Home - Vic

Architecturally Designed Home - Vic
VIC
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no lime wash, there's one more coat of clearcoat and that's it. my phone camera is terrible and doesn't do the colour justice.

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frankily
Sep 23, 2018 10:23 pm

Ausbuild Finlay 36 - Painting commenced, driveway installed!

Ausbuild Finlay 36 - Painting commenced, driveway installed!
QLD
1, 2, 3, 4

Hi Paul, thanks def will do that, Ken been good so far and don't have any complaints, we have requested the stacker doors end glass be stopped around so the first opening…

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GrantFC
Sep 23, 2018 10:06 pm

Slab Issues

Slab Issues

Without reviewing drawings I cannot be sure however it looks like the pipe on the edge is supposed to be sewer vent. It will most likely be terminated at slab level with a…

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building-expert
Sep 23, 2018 8:24 pm
building-expert
Tajana
Tajana
17 h

Update

Update

That is fantastic . Thank you so much Paul .

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Tajana
Sep 23, 2018 8:20 pm
Tajana

Clarendon Homes | Sheridan 41

Clarendon Homes | Sheridan 41
VIC

Yeah the entire house will be rendered, so we won't have bricks. They're replacing the bricks with Hebel and using acrylic render.

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TiredHalo
Sep 23, 2018 6:55 pm
TiredHalo

Just finished the last of the stone retaining walls. This one on the east side has the cellar door in it.

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RuffTuff
Sep 23, 2018 4:18 pm
RuffTuff

Coral Homes – Lisbon 25, Hervey Bay / QLD

Coral Homes – Lisbon 25, Hervey Bay / QLD
1, 2

Yes 100% them, and they did an amazing job :) Cant wait to see it come together.

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GarethB
Sep 23, 2018 1:50 pm
GarethB
coppersmith
coppersmith
Yesterday

KDR - Allcastle Homes Grandworth 45 MK2

KDR - Allcastle Homes Grandworth 45 MK2
NSW
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They finished bricking our house yesterday, last bit was the balcony. From what I could see, it looks good. I'm happy with the plumbing, looks like it was done neatly,…

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coppersmith
Sep 23, 2018 1:28 pm
aussieta
aussieta
Yesterday

Freestanding baths and kids

Freestanding baths and kids

you will need an alcove in the wall or a bath caddy to put soap, face washers, rubber ducky etc cleaning around the tub would be my concern, not sure how you clean between…

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aussieta
Sep 23, 2018 1:06 pm
aussieta
Reneeh
Reneeh
Yesterday

Henley Yorke 21

Henley Yorke 21
VIC

Hi Salman, Oh okay, thank you for sending that through :) Regards Renee

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Reneeh
Sep 23, 2018 12:14 pm

House inspector

House inspector

If you are buying a home then its wise to order building and timber pest inspection. They are actually two inspections and 2 reports. Building inspection should be done to…

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building-expert
Sep 23, 2018 11:15 am
building-expert

GJ Gardner Mountain Views 310

GJ Gardner Mountain Views 310
NSW
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Following your build :) looks amazing so far! loving your floor plan.

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Ourhomebythehill
Sep 23, 2018 11:06 am

Hi everyone, I wouldn't mind getting some opinions on this. I've had an independent inspection completed and the inspector has concerns regarding a service conduit which…

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iTool
Sep 23, 2018 10:53 am
Trav18
Trav18
Yesterday

Building With Wisdom Homes - Shaker Style Upgrad

Building With Wisdom Homes - Shaker Style Upgrad

I’ve posted a snap of the quote above. Does anyone have a similar snap of their quote they can give me that I can use to convince them that there has been a mistake.

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Trav18
Sep 23, 2018 10:46 am
Drew01
Drew01
Yesterday

Metricon Winchester 28- PCI done!

Metricon Winchester 28- PCI done!
VIC
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I agree, ours has all manner of crap spread all over it, and it was pristine when we handed it over. Most of ours is brickies sand though, so it's not terrible, just…

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Drew01
Sep 23, 2018 10:21 am
Drew01
kailie86
kailie86
Yesterday

Miami 31- Brighton Homes- Northern Gold Coast

Miami 31- Brighton Homes- Northern Gold Coast
QLD
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That’s basically what it means however it pretty much only applies to site costs. So if they go to do your piering for example but it’s discovered that what was…

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kailie86
Sep 23, 2018 10:19 am
kailie86
Entilzha
Entilzha
Yesterday

Damaged Stormwater pipes front yard after neighboring Build

Damaged Stormwater pipes front yard after neighboring Build

thanks for that and i know it will probably be a hassle to chase the other builder. have heard back from the guy who did my pipes and he will call past and fix it himself…

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Entilzha
Sep 23, 2018 10:05 am
justenr
justenr
Yesterday

Recommend Tiler/Waterproofer (Sydney)

Recommend Tiler/Waterproofer (Sydney)

Any suggestions? Renovating bathroom+laundry. Do I need a renderer as well or can the tiler/waterproofer do the brick prep work? South-west sydney Thanks

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justenr
Sep 23, 2018 9:46 am
yoyohv
yoyohv
Yesterday

Protecting your Slab

Protecting your Slab
VIC
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Thanks for this man!

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yoyohv
Sep 23, 2018 9:41 am
Nawsome
Nawsome
Yesterday

ADH - custom KDR in Clearview. All locked up!!

ADH - custom KDR in Clearview. All locked up!!
SA
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It was 255 on special. We really wanted one that could take parcels as we do too much Internet shopping

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Nawsome
Sep 23, 2018 9:31 am
Nawsome
Reneeh
Reneeh
Yesterday

Building Henley Yorke - Ashford Park Werribee

Building Henley Yorke - Ashford Park Werribee

Hi All We are signing up with Henley to build the Yorke 21. Unfortunately them not having display homes for it, anyone have any pictures of it? Also overall experience…

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Reneeh
Sep 23, 2018 9:18 am
Reneeh
Reneeh
Yesterday

Anyone building in Ashford Park estate, Werribee?

Anyone building in Ashford Park estate, Werribee?

Hey, We just purchased a block In Ashford Park and they said it will be titled Q1 of next year so 🤞 by March 2019.

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Reneeh
Sep 23, 2018 9:10 am
lilbza
lilbza
Yesterday

Building the Marriott 47 (Waldorf) by Porter Davis QLD

Building the Marriott 47 (Waldorf) by Porter Davis QLD
QLD
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Not in Queensland they didn't. There wasn't a single Hamptons style facade with any volume builder in QLD when I started looking for a builder 2 years ago. The best…

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lilbza
Sep 23, 2018 9:07 am
lilbza

I'm back from holidays, and I have a build update! Yay~ much progress has been made~ Doors are on, waterproofing complete, kitchen cabinetry in, rendering on outside…

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CW_L
Sep 23, 2018 8:45 am
CW_L
kathysangel
kathysangel
Yesterday

Building with Kurmond Homes

Building with Kurmond Homes
NSW
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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 23, 2018 4:32 am
Brian22
Brian22
22 September

Cornerstone estate Werribee

Cornerstone estate Werribee

Hello everyone, I'm in the process of selecting a builder and am wondering if anyone is building in or near Cornerstone estate in Werribee. My biggest question of all is…

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Brian22
Sep 22, 2018 9:24 pm

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