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Gigantic Sewer Cover in backyardGigantic Sewer Cover in backyard

Just an update, we were able to lower it to the same height as the concrete slab…

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kingsterView the latest post
Jan 18, 2022 5:28 pm
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Third time's a charm ( our 3rd build @ Bingara Gorge )Third time's a charm ( our 3rd build @ Bingara Gorge )

Building A New House

NSW
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The place is looking fantastic! Now that you have been there in Summer how have…

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JWJView the latest post
Jan 18, 2022 4:21 pm
Moving retaining wallMoving retaining wall

Hello! We are first time home builders and when we purchased our land 2 years ago…

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Emiley94View the latest post
Jan 18, 2022 3:31 pm
Bathroom TilesBathroom Tiles

That tile is actually the floor tile. The smaller square one is the same tile only…

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MCDATView the latest post
Jan 18, 2022 3:11 pm
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AdeelView the latest post
Jan 18, 2022 2:08 pm
MBX3
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New build floor plan adviceNew build floor plan advice

@ramjam01 - Just my tow cents from my custom build underway - Pantry seems small…

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MBX3View the latest post
Jan 18, 2022 1:14 pm
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New Build with Omnia HomesNew Build with Omnia Homes

Building A New House

1, 2, 3

Hi Rivers76, I'd be great to get some updates on how did your build go. How much…

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Kama1View the latest post
Jan 18, 2022 12:59 pm
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MBX3View the latest post
Jan 18, 2022 12:41 pm
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Building with Wisdom HomesBuilding with Wisdom Homes

Building A New House

NSW
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No delay costs for me, I'm moving in with inlaws and are months away from having…

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diepiggyView the latest post
Jan 18, 2022 11:25 am
Mia14
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Building a Chelsea with Hall and HartBuilding a Chelsea with Hall and Hart

Building A New House

NSW

I have the Chelsea and the estimate was about 100k less as when you get to the…

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Mia14View the latest post
Jan 18, 2022 11:23 am
Does a construction certificate expire?Does a construction certificate expire?

As a retired longtime tradesman myself , I can read and comprehend a court decision…

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MAX DIY BuilderView the latest post
Jan 18, 2022 11:23 am
Mia14
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Building with Hall & Hart HomesBuilding with Hall & Hart Homes

Building A New House

NSW
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Hi, they are very keen to assist but then admin delays come in. I paid my first…

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Mia14View the latest post
Jan 18, 2022 11:18 am
dc279
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Stacker Aliuminum Sliding Door Popping NoiseStacker Aliuminum Sliding Door Popping Noise

I recently replace our old four panel french door aliuminum frame with normal glass…

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dc279View the latest post
Jan 18, 2022 10:03 am
Stockland - Land Release ProcessStockland - Land Release Process

I don't know anything about appointments, they didn't do them when we bought land…

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strannikView the latest post
Jan 18, 2022 8:17 am
Sam B6
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Building with fowler homesBuilding with fowler homes

Building A New House

NSW
1, 2, 3

We've only just been given a prelim cost estimation. We havent paid $2k for the…

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Sam B6View the latest post
Jan 17, 2022 7:08 pm
Pulse
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Defective frameDefective frame

These photos all look ok to me, the pine is machine graded, so knots are already…

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PulseView the latest post
Jan 17, 2022 5:19 pm
ct123
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6.38 laminated glass or retrofit double glazing6.38 laminated glass or retrofit double glazing

I'd love to hear what you went with! I've just bought a place that has bedroom windows…

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ct123View the latest post
Jan 17, 2022 4:31 pm
ccjyche14
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Help- bathroom leakHelp- bathroom leak

Hi all, we have a two story house and the plumber has detected moisture under the…

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Jan 17, 2022 2:15 pm
parawolf
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Adding a ceiling fanAdding a ceiling fan

Hey people, i'd love to add a ceiling fan to this room which is a bedroom; but we…

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parawolfView the latest post
Jan 17, 2022 12:52 pm
Jason526
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Help with Colour selection for facadeHelp with Colour selection for facade

Building A New House

NSW

Saw this unit around me. Similar structure to yours. Hope the colours are somewhat…

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Jason526View the latest post
Jan 17, 2022 11:15 am
Ethical conduct or no?Ethical conduct or no?

Other than point you in the right direction with regards to the questions you need…

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StructuralBIMGuyView the latest post
Jan 17, 2022 10:57 am
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mockkie
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Alfresco Surface TilingAlfresco Surface Tiling

is your alfresco on bearers and joists? that's what i'm considering. I'll have…

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mockkieView the latest post
Jan 17, 2022 10:49 am
Kippers01
17 January
Neighbour trespassing on our property to remove plants againNeighbour trespassing on our property to remove plants again

You neighbour has trespassed and damaged / stolen your property despite your assurance…

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Kippers01View the latest post
Jan 17, 2022 8:26 am
Kippers01
17 January
Leaning steel piersLeaning steel piers

Suggest you check the moisture levels in the subfloor, house, and cupboards. Sloping…

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Kippers01View the latest post
Jan 17, 2022 8:16 am
ChrisBirmele
16 January
Manually operatable BAL-FZ Fire Shutters?Manually operatable BAL-FZ Fire Shutters?

I am well versed with the regulation, the Warrior-FZ products and the difficulty…

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ChrisBirmeleView the latest post
Jan 16, 2022 7:13 pm
rross18889
16 January
Swooped AustraliaSwooped Australia

Hi all Wondering whether anyone here's used Swooped before and if legit? They seem…

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rross18889View the latest post
Jan 16, 2022 6:41 pm
Flamingo
16 January
dropdown ceilingdropdown ceiling

I paid $800 for kitchen drop down ceiling, it seems reasonable.

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FlamingoView the latest post
Jan 16, 2022 5:38 pm
Drop from slab to fenceDrop from slab to fence

I would expect that the slab design would include piers under the edge beam as you…

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BuildingandLegalView the latest post
Jan 16, 2022 4:55 pm
arcadelt
16 January
Flyscreen door face install?Flyscreen door face install?

Not weird. I actually wish we would have done that because when you go to close…

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arcadeltView the latest post
Jan 16, 2022 4:09 pm
Allnamesrgone
16 January
Are these TermitesAre these Termites

As there are 360 species of termites in Australia it's difficult to confirm without…

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AllnamesrgoneView the latest post
Jan 16, 2022 9:17 am
shazz87
16 January
Small U shape kitchenSmall U shape kitchen

Hi have an original kitchen design of 2.7 X 2.7m with two entries. But barely any…

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shazz87View the latest post
Jan 16, 2022 7:12 am
Sinu
15 January
Chipping concrete slab rebateChipping concrete slab rebate

The concrete slab rebate is extending across the bricks by 10-20 mm Concretor mentioned…

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SinuView the latest post
Jan 15, 2022 9:12 pm
Meccxmecc
15 January
First Home - Custom Design in Ipswich - Fireplace & TVFirst Home - Custom Design in Ipswich - Fireplace & TV

Building A New House

QLD
1 ... 27, 28, 29

Thank you 😊 for replying me so thoroughly Make me feel so much better going…

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MeccxmeccView the latest post
Jan 15, 2022 4:51 pm
Home2021
15 January
bearers & Joist Alfresobearers & Joist Alfreso

Hi, Just wondering any of you have bearers Joist Alfreso which has concrete on it…

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Home2021View the latest post
Jan 15, 2022 2:52 pm
Flamingo
15 January
Swimming pool tiling installation costSwimming pool tiling installation cost

Hi guys, I have never built a pool before, I have got a quote for $6900 for install…

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FlamingoView the latest post
Jan 15, 2022 1:49 pm
Meccxmecc
15 January
Coral Homes Grange 22 Build - QLDCoral Homes Grange 22 Build - QLD

Building A New House

QLD
1 ... 4, 5, 6

Hi Allblaqk I've read from the other post that you've built with jkw. Do you mind…

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MeccxmeccView the latest post
Jan 15, 2022 12:50 pm
Ryde new built
15 January
FSR - Right of CarriagewayFSR - Right of Carriageway

We own the front lot of a subdivided parcel of land and have a condition on our…

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Ryde new builtView the latest post
Jan 15, 2022 12:12 pm
centralcoast71
15 January
Metricon ElectricalsMetricon Electricals

ANyone know if Metricon on central coast is also using Strautus?

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centralcoast71View the latest post
Jan 15, 2022 12:03 pm
centralcoast71
15 January
Icon HomesIcon Homes

Building A New House

NSW

probs too late but icon have a contract claus that you can't put anything negative…

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centralcoast71View the latest post
Jan 15, 2022 12:00 pm
timlavelle
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15 January
First home buyer/build and question around loan processFirst home buyer/build and question around loan process

Building A New House

NSW

Thanks @strannik, @noname, @flamingo and @Cbee for all the replies! Makes me feel…

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timlavelleView the latest post
Jan 15, 2022 10:04 am
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SaveH2O
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15 January
Rainwater harvesting system - PerthRainwater harvesting system - Perth

Sorry for the delay but I am restricted at the moment. You have provided great information…

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SaveH2OView the latest post
Jan 15, 2022 1:09 am
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CBee
14 January
Dulux colour match for polytech cafe creamDulux colour match for polytech cafe cream

Just in response to my own question in case anyone ever has the same question. Ha…

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CBeeView the latest post
Jan 14, 2022 8:57 pm
misssally2022
14 January
Taubmans exterior + dulux interiorTaubmans exterior + dulux interior

I have picked some Taubmans colours for my external paint... Can I then use Dulux…

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misssally2022View the latest post
Jan 14, 2022 6:48 pm
Simbo2
14 January
Installing sliding doors to existing metal frame wardrobeInstalling sliding doors to existing metal frame wardrobe

Has anyone installed sliding doors to a metal frame wardrobe before? I've got the…

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Simbo2View the latest post
Jan 14, 2022 3:31 pm
Bcr83
14 January
Retaining wall & council woes what nextRetaining wall & council woes what next

Long story as these things usually are. Approved plan has a retaining wall adjacent…

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Bcr83View the latest post
Jan 14, 2022 2:57 pm
Ajayturi
14 January
Verandah Building guidlines in Victoria, AustraliaVerandah Building guidlines in Victoria, Australia

Hi I live in Shire of Melton Council. I have a verandah built without the permit…

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AjayturiView the latest post
Jan 14, 2022 2:08 pm
Panda_AU
14 January
Suggestions/Advice -Render Colour Suggestions/Advice -Render Colour

Hi All, I’m looking at rendering the brick facade I’ve recently painted the…

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Panda_AUView the latest post
Jan 14, 2022 1:33 pm
Spec Builders for 12m wide propertySpec Builders for 12m wide property

NSW CDC guidelines allow 55% of land size which would be 290. Council is 55% of…

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FinallyFoundAHomeView the latest post
Jan 14, 2022 12:43 pm


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