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Here we go again...Here we go again...

Thanks RegVic. I'll have to speak with the builder. I know that if your in a bush fire zoned area it's required but not too sure if it's a standard of your not.

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PolkaDots
Mar 27, 2017 5:04 pm
Aerial (Drone) Film and PhotographyAerial (Drone) Film and Photography

Joshua Hulm CEO – Chief Operator And also chief SPAMMER.

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CinemAir
Mar 27, 2017 10:09 am
Advance Bricks - anyone used?Advance Bricks - anyone used?

Hey all Choosing bricks at the moment and came…

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random111
Mar 27, 2017 8:38 am
Seaford Meadows FootingsSeaford Meadows Footings

Anyone building down at Seaford Meadows on Black Lane? I have received my footings and it's come in at $7,700 more than the estimate.

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KatFife
Mar 26, 2017 10:53 pm
Whitey22
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Building Inspector Newcastle RegionBuilding Inspector Newcastle Region

Any recommendations from anyone on here for the newcastle hunter area ? thanks very much

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Whitey22
Mar 26, 2017 4:19 pm
Building Townhouses Melbourne baysideBuilding Townhouses Melbourne bayside

Hi newbie Welcome to the forum You might find this post useful You will need an Architect & Engineer Here's info on % Fees & Savings you might find useful that I've just…

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StructuralBIMGuy
Mar 25, 2017 11:05 am
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Can you recommend a handheld vacumme?Can you recommend a handheld vacumme?

We have a Dyson V6. Easy to pull apart and clean (as in more than the filters etc.) Batteries can be upgraded with some basic tools to get around 50mins charge. A battery…

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The Garden Whisperer
Mar 24, 2017 5:37 pm
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algernon
24 March
Building in GoogongBuilding in Googong

Well, Today's Homes is in liquidation, so I'd suggest not them! Yes, their website is still up, but they ceased operations last year (Google 'Today's Homes liquidation'…

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algernon
Mar 24, 2017 2:24 pm
Assistance with Building, Renovation & DIY projectsAssistance with Building, Renovation & DIY projects

Lol Enough with simulations... Apps can also be used to solve your tiling problems or queries here's an example I posted elsewhere but interesting never the less Cheers

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StructuralBIMGuy
Mar 24, 2017 9:18 am
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Mink
23 March
Clarendon Homes - Sheridan 38 Mk IIClarendon Homes - Sheridan 38 Mk II

We are building with Metricon and had our freebie (Luxury package) thrown in to get us to pay a deposit. Nothing thrown in at tender stage.

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Mink
Mar 23, 2017 10:46 pm
insider
23 March
SOIL TEST FOR 2017SOIL TEST FOR 2017

Hi Beevee Send Seton a email he has been very good from my dealings with him. seton@envirositeassessments.com

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insider
Mar 23, 2017 9:44 pm
Examples of 8.5m high housesExamples of 8.5m high houses

Also check with your states "residential building codes", height & terms are illustrated

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StructuralBIMGuy
Mar 23, 2017 10:46 am
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Improving Credit Score for joint loan applicationImproving Credit Score for joint loan application

The age of Big Data automation is here If you think you will get a better deal through a broker then you are mistaken, as they also analyse risk (OT costs & Profit) as…

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StructuralBIMGuy
Mar 23, 2017 10:18 am
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heatl0rd
23 March
Pressure from builder to sign contractsPressure from builder to sign contracts

Thank you everyone. I'll push back and report on the outcome.

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heatl0rd
Mar 23, 2017 7:28 am
Gaudi
23 March
Fence maintenance during constructionFence maintenance during construction

In my opinion depends on if area will likely be damaged again if repaired and also if damage will cause issue for neighbor esp with young kids or pets. I spoke with…

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Gaudi
Mar 23, 2017 12:16 am
CD12JD
22 March
Leaking Ensuite?Leaking Ensuite?

i had the same issue with my last build.... got pretty bad to the point it finally reached the door/exit to the bedroom.... Had them eliminate the showerscreen once the…

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CD12JD
Mar 22, 2017 4:21 pm
Beetaloo
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22 March
Demo/Building a new garageDemo/Building a new garage

My insulated and lined 150m2 shed cost me about $50,000 to build but I did the gyprock and painting myself.

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Beetaloo
Mar 22, 2017 12:11 pm
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Architecture is the art and science of building. Along with the evolution of human cultures, building became a craft and its…

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digitalcandy1234
Mar 21, 2017 4:50 pm
Saint Mike
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21 March
Kitchen cupboard help pleaseKitchen cupboard help please

What is the natural light like ? The sun I mean ?

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Saint Mike
Mar 21, 2017 10:00 am
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Our Build123
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20 March
Healthy house / bedroomHealthy house / bedroom

Mould? Sure have a crack at Building something yourself, just ensure you have enough time on your hands to see it through, building something as an owner builder is a…

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Our Build123
Mar 20, 2017 2:08 pm
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Our Build123
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20 March
Quoting for a renovation?Quoting for a renovation?

It really comes down to what your time is worth. Have decided on your hourly rate and laid out an estimate of time for each task? Generally if it's labour only I'd calc…

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Our Build123
Mar 20, 2017 1:41 pm
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Jclw
20 March
The Most Valuable Lesson You Have Learnt?The Most Valuable Lesson You Have Learnt?
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Cheap online store for your home or cottage here link http://apromera.com/ galvanized buckets, : Lol:

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Jclw
Mar 20, 2017 11:23 am
SaberX
19 March
Interest rate of 4.39%Interest rate of 4.39%
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Investor or owner occupied. As many mortgage brokers will say rate isnt priority compared to product if your an investor. If this is one house for life then cheapest rate…

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SaberX
Mar 19, 2017 11:20 pm

I painted my front door Rhubarb (a bright sophisticated shade of red) It leads visitors directly to the main front door.

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Beetaloo
Mar 19, 2017 9:59 pm
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qebtel
19 March
Costs for connecting servicesCosts for connecting services

Sorry I included the cost of a waste treatment plant , but since you have a sewer line near your boundary, Ill reduce that $10,000 to $4000 but without knowing the…

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qebtel
Mar 19, 2017 10:56 am
galleriamad
18 March
Pendents in bathroom ?Pendents in bathroom ?

Has anyone had pendents put over a free standing bath ? A few electrical websites suggest they are able to convert to 12v and make fitting waterproof and then needs to be…

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galleriamad
Mar 18, 2017 6:25 pm
Building 2 storey house with JG KING steel ATLAS 2Building 2 storey house with JG KING steel ATLAS 2

Hey Doc Sorry it didn't work out the way you thought it would Remember to include data, facts, calculations ,etc in your journal report... the internet is a wonderful…

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StructuralBIMGuy
Mar 17, 2017 8:32 pm
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jayasooriah
17 March
re: taking delivery of a new home - defects rectificationre: taking delivery of a new home - defects rectification

Hi GM, What you say concurs with the advice I got from a community legal center. However my builder has very different views. On practical completion date alone the…

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jayasooriah
Mar 17, 2017 6:14 pm
siouxsam
17 March
Bushfire levy revoked but builder burbank still chargingBushfire levy revoked but builder burbank still charging

Hi , I'm also building with Burbank in pointcook, victoria. I also have been advised by sales that BAL…

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siouxsam
Mar 17, 2017 5:51 pm
Bugsie
17 March
Insurance and 5 year maintenance questionInsurance and 5 year maintenance question

Yes I thought they might come and at least have a look at it - the photo doesn't reveal much and I intend on getting a structural engineer to have a look! Thanks!

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Bugsie
Mar 17, 2017 2:54 pm
TashPaul
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17 March
Problems with Arden?Problems with Arden?

What issues are you meaning - in particular? With the actual build? Communication with the builder? Amount of time it is taking?

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TashPaul
Mar 17, 2017 8:32 am
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thepast123
16 March
Pest ControlPest Control

Hello, Thank you for sharing this nice information with us. Could you please provide me some details about Coast pest control???

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thepast123
Mar 16, 2017 8:46 pm
dreamh0me
16 March
Pool coverPool cover

Thanks. Our pool exists and we are keeping it. It is fenced in but we still need a hard cover to protect builders in case they fall etc.

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dreamh0me
Mar 16, 2017 12:37 pm
carlitog
15 March
Recommendation for a builder Sutherland/Shire NSWRecommendation for a builder Sutherland/Shire NSW
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Hello, if anyone is still looking at this thread can you PM me names/contact details of licensed builders in the Sutherland Shire area for renovations (wall/fireplace…

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carlitog
Mar 15, 2017 5:37 pm
mak_
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15 March
Anyone in Settlers Hill Mernda??Anyone in Settlers Hill Mernda??

Hi loveguru, i know that is an old post but I just came across it today. What stage in Settlers Hill did you buy in? we bought in 9B and are owner building

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mak_
Mar 15, 2017 12:05 pm
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Structural Engineer costs - custom buildStructural Engineer costs - custom build

Hi drad81 A few of my clients have had issues with stormwater disposal of late you might want to check the actual PS costs and charges Reports should actually give you…

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StructuralBIMGuy
Mar 15, 2017 11:33 am
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drad81
15 March
Demolition recommendationDemolition recommendation

I was quotes $12K-$16K for demolition. that's after paying $3000 for removal of asbestos from the eaves front and rear porch ceilings. I've managed to reduce this more by…

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drad81
Mar 15, 2017 9:16 am
drad81
15 March
Removing lime mortar to reuse bricksRemoving lime mortar to reuse bricks

For anyone else looking to do the same, I ended up advertising on Gumtree and Airtasker. Had a good response and a few people starting on Wednesday next week

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drad81
Mar 15, 2017 8:58 am

Is the back of the block at the same level as the front or does it have a slope? Perhaps look at a split level home. http://www.splitlevelhomes.com.au

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drad81
Mar 15, 2017 8:55 am
Intrepit
14 March
2 year old town house - ridge developing under upstairs carp2 year old town house - ridge developing under upstairs carp

Thanks for the assist. Your explanation would make sense given the ridge runs directly over a lower level wall. I plan on recarpeting in the next year or 2 so my plan…

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Intrepit
Mar 14, 2017 7:41 pm
Kidlat
14 March
Lollipop Hill, Manor Lakes VICLollipop Hill, Manor Lakes VIC

Hi, Anyone building or has built in Lollipop Hill? Would like to know your site costs, if the area is generally okay ie less rocks, soil test, etc. Thanks heaps!!!

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Kidlat
Mar 14, 2017 6:28 pm
Saint Mike
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14 March
Driveway car port / shade options?Driveway car port / shade options?

Have a look at what they call "fly-overs". They can be done well and add to the "look" of the house.

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Saint Mike
Mar 14, 2017 9:06 am
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Heathf
13 March
Fencing Contractor Reccomendations Brisbane?Fencing Contractor Reccomendations Brisbane?

We are a little bit out of Brisbane in Springfield lakes but if you are looking for someone on the Southside . They did our whole half acre block with mesh and some…

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Heathf
Mar 13, 2017 10:48 pm
lozza81
12 March
Letterbox faceplatesLetterbox faceplates

Can anyone recommend a company in NSW that does custom letterbox faceplates (with your number & address on them with a postal slot) ?? Thanks

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lozza81
Mar 12, 2017 10:57 pm
How many data points did you put in?How many data points did you put in?

Yes I used a 12RU 19" rack with a patch panel, and the NBN equipment is mounted at the rear of the rack. Keeps everything neat and central

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1960sModernistHome
Mar 12, 2017 7:22 pm
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Saint Mike
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11 March
Help with sliding door dilemmaHelp with sliding door dilemma

I picked doors etc - but didn't do it item by item. The builder organised the doors/windows etc.

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Saint Mike
Mar 11, 2017 5:50 pm
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arcachon
11 March
Will an Interest rate change impact Project Home PricesWill an Interest rate change impact Project Home Prices

There's no immediate indicators that interest rates will go up any time soon. Reserve bank is very conscious of the factors you have mentioned regarding market exposure…

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arcachon
Mar 11, 2017 8:51 am



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