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Basement ideas???

Basement ideas???

Hi, If you want to make your basement to have a more cozy feel I'd add a nice couch for people to sit on. Also, some comfy chairs so people can socialize will make the…

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red wolf
Jul 17, 2018 2:27 am

Rawson Homes - General Thread

Rawson Homes - General Thread
NSW
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Hey mate, our large window near the staircase was installed about 10cm lower than all other windows and as a result it didn’t line up with the grooves in the matrix…

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KateAndDuke
Jul 17, 2018 12:45 am
KateAndDuke

KDR Sekisui House - St George

KDR Sekisui House - St George
NSW
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I don't have home theatre room so that's one less expense ... don't know what hubby is planing Build Thread : viewtopic.php?=31&t=81624 Landscape Thread : …

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shazaw
Jul 17, 2018 12:38 am

Sekisui | Burbank - Cedarwood1828

Sekisui | Burbank - Cedarwood1828
NSW
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Fence finished! any pics ....what will you do next? We are same with thinking about of doing things the fast way half way the job. Build Thread : viewtopic.php?=31&t=81624

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shazaw
Jul 17, 2018 12:22 am

Coral Homes Avoca 20 - Ripley QLD

Coral Homes Avoca 20 - Ripley QLD
QLD
1, 2, 3, 4, 5

Oh you want to make sure you get your lovely stained timber. So exciting your flying ahead. We finally got site cut, 3 months after initial start date but at least its…

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nikhi24
Jul 16, 2018 9:46 pm
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cazza70
Jul 16, 2018 9:43 pm

Site works advice needed

Site works advice needed

Thanks for the reply... the builder wants to increase the slab height to 525mm I’m really not sure if this is the most appropriate option? What are the cons in doing this?

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1Persimmon
Jul 16, 2018 9:29 pm

Week 8 So this last week has seen the installation of our Hebel exterior cladding. With this, per our contract, we have been issued our Lock-up…

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Kollosche
Jul 16, 2018 9:19 pm

Plantation Mirage Vogue Q1 Build - Sherwood, QLD

Plantation Mirage Vogue Q1 Build - Sherwood, QLD
QLD
1, 2

Swapping living and alfresco is a standard option, so we did that to fit a pool in between the alfresco and our left boundary fence, plus the balcony on the top level…

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httpants
Jul 16, 2018 9:19 pm

So we have garage door with render still to be done over it and side of it. Still 2 coats of internal painting on walls to be done, electrical, heating/cooling, robes,…

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pEast
Jul 16, 2018 8:52 pm

Valeco first time build North Brisbane

Valeco first time build North Brisbane
QLD
1, 2, 3

We are hoping before September. we have asked multiple times but they are very reluctant to give us an answer - not surprised, there is still a lot to go in my opinion.…

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gr8ly
Jul 16, 2018 8:42 pm
gr8ly

We also had to head back to Weeks to select a new bench top for our kitchen, Polytec has discontinued their ABS edging however we were able find a Wilsonart concrete look…

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Code128
Jul 16, 2018 8:39 pm
Code128

My KDR Metricon Hampshire - Liberty - 45 Melb

My KDR Metricon Hampshire - Liberty - 45 Melb
VIC
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Thanks for the photos Renman. We will keep an eye on ours.

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Kandi
Jul 16, 2018 8:36 pm
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Code128
Jul 16, 2018 8:27 pm
Code128

Metricon Winchester 28- Bricking and plastering

Metricon Winchester 28- Bricking and plastering
VIC
1 ... 32, 33, 34

Paul’s ice coffee isn’t sold outside of the Northern Territory. I miss it sooo much!!! Freeze it and then hand carry them on the plane to Melbourne so you have a…

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emmyawards
Jul 16, 2018 8:26 pm

Fowler Homes Catalina 23 - Oran Park

Fowler Homes Catalina 23 - Oran Park
NSW
1 ... 12, 13, 14

The slab is a pretty exciting moment!! I remember seeing our slab and being soooo excited knowing that things were going to start rolling with the build.... then when i…

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Portofino38
Jul 16, 2018 7:51 pm

A detailed task breakdown start-to-finish for a KDR?

A detailed task breakdown start-to-finish for a KDR?

Shared a few emails with the energy distributor for our area today, and was told we cannot use the neighbour's pit as it's not within the property boundary. This…

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Cheltsider
Jul 16, 2018 6:52 pm
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StoneGuru
Jul 16, 2018 5:56 pm
StoneGuru

Who else is building with Eden Brae?

Who else is building with Eden Brae?
NSW
1 ... 755, 756, 757

I'm sure they'll do almost anything if you're willing to pay for it. If they wont, they can leave a cabinet out (as in the case of a dishwasher space) then you could get…

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winto_04
Jul 16, 2018 5:13 pm

Celebration Homes Build

Celebration Homes Build
WA
1, 2

thanks we've had pre start also but had some unexpected drafting issues so back to council. Sounds like you should be getting a slab soon :-)

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lad2018
Jul 16, 2018 5:07 pm
jcal14
jcal14
10 h

New Living Homes

New Living Homes
NSW
1 ... 39, 40, 41

Did you have to pay for electricity during the construction stage? I got a bill from AGL it did not say any useage details so probably this is just the set up fee which…

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jcal14
Jul 16, 2018 4:57 pm

home building in macarthur heights with fall

home building in macarthur heights with fall

Hi there - did you end up finding a way forward to your issue? Which builder are you going with? We are also having trouble with site costs with a 3m fall on our stage 4 block.

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Amarshdoll
Jul 16, 2018 4:01 pm

Building again, Ben Trager homes WA

Building again, Ben Trager homes WA
WA
1, 2, 3, 4

Hi Tinkster, I know you have build home few times now but worth having a read at my post on Cheers Prateek

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Prateek
Jul 16, 2018 3:47 pm
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ECOECO
Jul 16, 2018 3:30 pm
ECOECO

Domain by Plunkett

Domain by Plunkett
WA

Really good experience. If you can get Sumit as your Sales Representative, he is very helpful and go out of the way to support his clients. Feel free to contact me if you…

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Prateek
Jul 16, 2018 3:27 pm

new home with New Gen (summit) Piara Waters WA

new home with New Gen (summit) Piara Waters WA
WA

Good Choice. Piara Waters and Harrisdale are Perths most wanted suburb. Please read my post that talks about Tile selection viewtopic.php?f=31&t=92686 Good luck…

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Prateek
Jul 16, 2018 3:18 pm
kunalg
kunalg
11 h

Tiling with Eden Brae

Tiling with Eden Brae
NSW

Hi Nekual, I believe for 600 x 600 tiling the cost would be around $90-$100 per sqm including all the credit. But not sure 100%. Thanks

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kunalg
Jul 16, 2018 3:12 pm
atemby
atemby
13 h

HGWA Baldivis

HGWA Baldivis
WA
1 ... 8, 9, 10

Ahhh im so jealous im still waiting for PCI date :(

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atemby
Jul 16, 2018 1:51 pm
atemby

Tile Selection for your House

Tile Selection for your House
WA

With variety of options available in the market, it’s a challenge to choose the right tile types of tiles for your new house or a renovation…

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Prateek
Jul 16, 2018 1:39 pm

Tile Selection

Tile Selection

With variety of options available in the market, it’s a challenge to choose the right tile types of tiles for your new house…

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Prateek
Jul 16, 2018 1:28 pm
Taps87
Taps87
13 h

Gold Key homes/ Gold Keys construct Reviews

Gold Key homes/ Gold Keys construct Reviews

Hi @joenki, how are you going with your research? Any updates at your end?

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Taps87
Jul 16, 2018 1:24 pm

Building Hamilton 230 with mimosa homes

Building Hamilton 230 with mimosa homes
VIC
1, 2

They are a bit slow at site starts but overall it has not been that bad. All the builders charge almost the same amount of money. I will only do PCI inspection done from…

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yasir_fnd
Jul 16, 2018 12:38 pm

Macarthur heights Stage4 - Building house + Granny

Macarthur heights Stage4 - Building house + Granny
NSW

Hi all, I have purchased a 476 sqm land in stage 4 macarthur heights. I am planning to build a house and granny flat. I would like to know if someone has recently dealt…

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vishhh89
Jul 16, 2018 12:34 pm
CC7
CC7
14 h

Building Grange 25 Coral Homes - Northern NSW

Building Grange 25 Coral Homes - Northern NSW
NSW
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ah those floor tiles! They were high on our list, and i wish we did them haha loving that splashback still. I adore the way the light hits it

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CC7
Jul 16, 2018 12:17 pm
CC7

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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I figured. Hopefully they fix it before customer presentation but I’m definitely gonna be testing the remote control on Friday!

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emmyawards
Jul 16, 2018 12:05 pm
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IamSAM
Jul 16, 2018 11:31 am
IamSAM

Coral Homes general build thread

Coral Homes general build thread
QLD
1 ... 553, 554, 555

We aren't using one. We have been following the build very carefully (at least twice weekly visits) and the things we picked up along the way have already been…

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bestspecials
Jul 16, 2018 11:03 am
bestspecials

custom Build ownit home ownithomes.com.au quote, upgrades

custom Build ownit home ownithomes.com.au quote, upgrades
QLD

HI @ I am still building with them. Sorry I have not update the my thread for while .…

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nafeesra
Jul 16, 2018 10:57 am
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jaylex
Jul 16, 2018 10:27 am

How much to build this

How much to build this

You will save very little as the Concretor will become a nominated Subcontractor, so the builder won't pass on saving Generally concretor is 8% Of the contract, if the…

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StructuralBIMGuy
Jul 16, 2018 10:01 am
StructuralBIMGuy

Iluka - Bray Park (G.J Gardner) - Week 2 - Plumbing Rough-in

Iluka - Bray Park (G.J Gardner) - Week 2 - Plumbing Rough-in
QLD
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It's a big house....... I went and met the SS at the block to see the peg-out of the boundary of the house.... It's big.... Vastly different to imagine the physical size…

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BrentandAllison
Jul 16, 2018 9:03 am
BrentandAllison
Addell
Addell
18 h

Building with New Living Homes

Building with New Living Homes
NSW
1, 2

We just got our letter of commencement from the bank last friday 😊😊😊😊 although they said on or before 20 working days before they start... i am still hoping…

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Addell
Jul 16, 2018 8:20 am

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