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lilyph
Apr 26, 2018 4:19 am

Can always go half open and half closed. Cantelivred. I have something like this. I have a narrow hallway.

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Gaudi
Apr 26, 2018 12:26 am

Coral Homes general build thread

Coral Homes general build thread
QLD
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Thank you.. I wish there are more pics of this display home..

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mor00r
Apr 26, 2018 12:16 am

Building Grange 28- Lake Macquarie

Building Grange 28- Lake Macquarie
NSW

Nice.. looking forward to any further update.

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mor00r
Apr 26, 2018 12:10 am

Rawson Homes - General Thread

Rawson Homes - General Thread
NSW
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Hi, i just recently reserved a home and land package at newpark marsden park, davenport 24. This is our first time to build a house and we were wondering if we are really…

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radix
Apr 26, 2018 12:08 am

Building Bayside : Our Glendale 45

Building Bayside : Our Glendale 45
VIC
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We've got some ideas, tribe7. The driveway to the garage, we're currently thinking of ag-mixed asphalt, with brick edging, which means I'll be laying bricks for a few…

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Drew01
Apr 25, 2018 11:59 pm
Drew01

Metricon Liberty 45 in Ryde NSW

Metricon Liberty 45 in Ryde NSW
NSW
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Wow you ready for it? How long have you been building for? viewtopic.php?t=86597

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Doulton777
Apr 25, 2018 11:42 pm
Doulton777

Does Jack and Jill bathroom spoil the property value?

Does Jack and Jill bathroom spoil the property value?

No other ensuite except the master ensuite. I don't like the idea of the two door bathroom in first place. But wife wanted it. But pushed back to the builder to change…

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InvincibleInDN
Apr 25, 2018 11:40 pm
InvincibleInDN

Building with Hall & Hart Homes

Building with Hall & Hart Homes
NSW
1 ... 5, 6, 7

Hi seren1ty & kjane, Could you please let me know how much you need to pay for council Section 94 contribution levy $ and footpath bonds $ (john have told me about $2500)…

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Tea Land
Apr 25, 2018 11:23 pm

HGWA Baldivis

HGWA Baldivis
WA
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Couldn’t agree more. Admin is a total drag and then you just switch to auto pilot for the build. Hopefully the timeline fits in well with your lease ending and there…

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Summitlovin
Apr 25, 2018 11:23 pm

Building with Wisdom Homes

Building with Wisdom Homes
NSW
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I see, I understand a bit better now but. We should be getting Bradfords because we signed before the live boldy promotion changed. I just used a solar calculator and…

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twolittlepeas
Apr 25, 2018 11:06 pm

Porter Davis homes

Porter Davis homes
VIC
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Can anyone tell if thing like sinks, shower base, baths, basins, wet area sealing are part of fixing stage? What about external cladding, tiling in bathroom, splash back,…

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m2001
Apr 25, 2018 10:53 pm

Building with Metricon

Building with Metricon
NSW
1 ... 351, 352, 353

Hahahahaha no worries glad I could help in some way. Hopefully now you will get the colours. viewtopic.php?t=86597

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Doulton777
Apr 25, 2018 10:53 pm
Doulton777

Hilbert HGWA Build

Hilbert HGWA Build
WA
1 ... 10, 11, 12

I found time to get a couple of email contacts for window finishings this week, both said NP for initial quote with site measure later so I did a quick measure of window…

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Choosy
Apr 25, 2018 10:50 pm
Choosy

Here we go again...

Here we go again...
VIC
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Thanks Ezza. I’ll check it out. Our boards are Dulux Milton Moon and the trimmings are Dulux Vivid White

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PolkaDots
Apr 25, 2018 10:45 pm

First Build with Summit Perth WA

First Build with Summit Perth WA
WA
1 ... 11, 12, 13

NP was just curious as they looked like the ones I had seen at one of the tile shops. We ended up going withTiles Expo so our charcoal tile isTerrain Nero.

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Choosy
Apr 25, 2018 10:33 pm
Choosy
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Dr.Buildwell
Apr 25, 2018 10:33 pm

OB for load bearing wall removal

OB for load bearing wall removal

I like that teflon analogy. 😆 in contrast, I have a history of being like flies when it comes to builders (or any businesses) who try to screw me over. I do not stop…

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purrfection
Apr 25, 2018 10:31 pm
purrfection

Our KDR Project - Canberra

Our KDR Project - Canberra
ACT

WIRs are actually not very space-efficient compared to normal robes that open directly into the bedrooms: a WIR requires dedicated additional floor space for access,…

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algernon
Apr 25, 2018 10:28 pm
CC7
CC7
7 h

Scenic Rim QLD Acreage Build With Bold Living.

Scenic Rim QLD Acreage Build With Bold Living.
QLD
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Oh it’s all happening now! So excited to see it come together

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CC7
Apr 25, 2018 10:26 pm
CC7

Anyone got experience to take down gumtree with Ku-Ring-Gai

Anyone got experience to take down gumtree with Ku-Ring-Gai

Even if your in a 10/50 area in Kuringai you can’t remove a gum tree. Only if the centre of the tree is within 3 metres to your house I live in Turramurra and had a…

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Manhattan52
Apr 25, 2018 10:22 pm

Anyone built with shipping containers?

Anyone built with shipping containers?

build with shipping containers if you want your house to look like a shipping container , if your'e just going to clad it all over then dont bother as you will be…

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Dr.Buildwell
Apr 25, 2018 10:20 pm

Concrete slab non conforming

Concrete slab non conforming
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all liability falls squarely on the builder , well at least here in vic anyway.

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Dr.Buildwell
Apr 25, 2018 10:06 pm

Plywood or particle board floor

Plywood or particle board floor

do not do this you will get mould , in 18 years as a carpenter i have never seen this done , black poly and weather around timber equals mould mould mould

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Dr.Buildwell
Apr 25, 2018 10:02 pm

Definitely well on the way to handover next Friday. The portaloo is gone, as has the final rubbish skip. With the final skip load going, the driveway has been poured,…

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algernon
Apr 25, 2018 10:00 pm

Skillion Roof Insulation

Skillion Roof Insulation

you're welcome . it really is hard to elaborate as every building is unique. but having a greater r value does not gurantee your job will be insulated better. on compact…

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Dr.Buildwell
Apr 25, 2018 9:49 pm

Miami 31- Brighton Homes- Northern Gold Coast

Miami 31- Brighton Homes- Northern Gold Coast
QLD
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OMG I think I broke a sweat reading what you had to get done in an hour holy cow!! Well done on smashing it out, excellent news they took a form too I’m really hoping it…

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Tribe7
Apr 25, 2018 9:43 pm
Tribe7
JB1
JB1
8 h

MDF vs timber stair

MDF vs timber stair

My opinion on them? The good? They are cheap. The bad? You already pointed them out.

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JB1
Apr 25, 2018 9:43 pm

Detailed sequence of trades and tasks for new owner builder

Detailed sequence of trades and tasks for new owner builder

sounds like you're out of your league .. by the sounds of this post you might be better off hiring a builder

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Dr.Buildwell
Apr 25, 2018 9:26 pm

Site set out on home extension-Melbourne

Site set out on home extension-Melbourne

carpenter is the person for that job , as a carpenter i can say i would never let a concreter set out or build formwork , they have their laser level set to 5mm…

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Dr.Buildwell
Apr 25, 2018 9:22 pm

Warranties for basic lock up and builders doing a little.

Warranties for basic lock up and builders doing a little.

best advice . if you have to question it , then you don't know what your'e doing. get a professional. if your'e worried about the cost , then you can't afford it yet.

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Dr.Buildwell
Apr 25, 2018 9:14 pm

Insulation Batts

Insulation Batts

insulation is one of the most important things in a home , its too often overlooked in australia and almost never installed properly. you should have an energy evaluation…

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Dr.Buildwell
Apr 25, 2018 9:10 pm

Ballpark costs for building

Ballpark costs for building

builders margin , its a fee they charge because people dont understand how much and how long it takes to build a house

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Dr.Buildwell
Apr 25, 2018 8:52 pm

Private Inspector for new house in Sydney - Which one

Private Inspector for new house in Sydney - Which one

Hello I have just used Houspect for a slab and frame inspection (I purchased a package of inspections from them). I would have no hesitation in recommending them as the…

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Met_LibertyVerve
Apr 25, 2018 8:52 pm

New home - builders margin?

New home - builders margin?
NSW

20-25% is standard for a fixed price or cost plus contract. Cost plus contacts aren't as common but the ones I have worked on have been around 20-25% builders margin…

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Dr.Buildwell
Apr 25, 2018 8:15 pm
Tribe7
Tribe7
10 h

First Home - Custom Design in Ipswich - Epoxy Garage Floor!

First Home - Custom Design in Ipswich - Epoxy Garage Floor!
QLD
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Thanks Allblaqk I was really gutted he was a lovely fluff bum. The kids answer was to get me another kitten, I said no. I will wait for quite a while before I get…

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Tribe7
Apr 25, 2018 8:04 pm
Tribe7

What is a reasonable Builder's Margin?

What is a reasonable Builder's Margin?
NSW

A building margin is part of the contract price therefore needs to be disclosed in the contract. 20-25% is a standard margin

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Dr.Buildwell
Apr 25, 2018 8:04 pm
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mj-mac4
Apr 25, 2018 8:03 pm
mj-mac4

Building with Wisdom Homes

Building with Wisdom Homes

Hi Sydmate, it’s not clear what your issue is from your post and I absolutely disagree with your final statement. Please PM me with the specific details and I will…

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WisdomHomes
Apr 25, 2018 7:53 pm
WisdomHomes

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

Our First Home - Ballarat - Welcome to Wrapville!!!
VIC
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Thanks but we had already brought them. Sniff. Never mind. Win some lose some.

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icat2000
Apr 25, 2018 7:26 pm
icat2000

Our Langford Countryside - Allworth homes

Our Langford Countryside - Allworth homes
NSW
1, 2

Looking great Homestead, not long to go now 👍👍

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mrbiggens
Apr 25, 2018 7:19 pm
mrbiggens

First Home owners/builders

First Home owners/builders
QLD

Thanks for all that :) we have already done all those steps and decided on everything. Everything is set in stone... was just saying if anyone had used similar…

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tarlingn1
Apr 25, 2018 7:07 pm


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