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uPVC or Thermally Broken windowsuPVC or Thermally Broken windows

I thought uPVC is more expensive. Maybe thats changed? I've lived with uPVC overseas…

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CallyNoonView the latest post
Jun 18, 2024 8:58 pm
Suspended concrete slab alternatives - AlphaFloorSuspended concrete slab alternatives - AlphaFloor

Building A New House

NSW

Hi PhanT, I PM you about the Alphafloor. I’m considering using it in my build…

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GCBuildView the latest post
Jun 18, 2024 8:00 pm
Widening of front entrance doorwayWidening of front entrance doorway

Thanks for the suggestion. I already spoke with a carpenter today and waiting for…

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justanotherrandompersonView the latest post
Jun 18, 2024 5:58 pm
buying a strata propertybuying a strata property

Hi Rhom, Your concern about the strata levies and the timing of the strata plan…

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stratasolutionsView the latest post
Jun 18, 2024 4:38 pm
NEED TRADESMAN APPROXIMATE PRICING - KIT VS MODULARNEED TRADESMAN APPROXIMATE PRICING - KIT VS MODULAR

Building A New House

VIC

You should speak to the kit home builder that's selling the product about install…

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ponzutwoView the latest post
Jun 18, 2024 1:21 pm
Engineered timber floor over yellow toungeEngineered timber floor over yellow tounge

I have used direct stick 18 mm solid timber over yellow tongue, 20+ years on its…

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building-expertView the latest post
Jun 18, 2024 11:43 am
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Metricon Studio M CostingMetricon Studio M Costing

just demand it from metricon. There is zero reasons for them to be gatekeeping…

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ponzutwoView the latest post
Jun 18, 2024 10:27 am
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mockkieView the latest post
Jun 18, 2024 8:50 am
sdcl91
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Build house under $400k?Build house under $400k?

Building A New House

NSW

Semi-regional I guess? Northern NSW, coastal. A lot of the volume builders are…

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sdcl91View the latest post
Jun 18, 2024 8:37 am
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stonesthrowView the latest post
Jun 17, 2024 9:20 pm
Elvinwest
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Buying a land everything done online?Buying a land everything done online?

It does seem a bit weird at first, not meeting face-to-face and all, but it's becoming…

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ElvinwestView the latest post
Jun 17, 2024 9:01 pm
camsirhc
Yesterday
Metricon ElectricalsMetricon Electricals

Hey, Sent you a PM last night with a link to price lists from July 2020 with some…

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camsirhcView the latest post
Jun 17, 2024 5:48 pm
nickmaj
17 June
Rough price guide for boundary fencingRough price guide for boundary fencing

Building A New House

QLD

Well, not sure of 80m, but to give you an idea. For 1.8m high colourbond around…

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nickmajView the latest post
Jun 17, 2024 2:24 pm
nickmaj
17 June
Doing driveway after handoverDoing driveway after handover

Not sure, we are doing our driveway during build, our builder MJH has allowed us…

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nickmajView the latest post
Jun 17, 2024 2:17 pm
cp1989
17 June
Kitchen benchtop substrate preparation adviceKitchen benchtop substrate preparation advice

Hi, i was wondering if you managed to sort this out? i know it was a few years ago…

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cp1989View the latest post
Jun 17, 2024 11:59 am
Eng. B A
17 June
Upgrading from N3 to N4 wind ratingUpgrading from N3 to N4 wind rating

It depends on how much load coming on the wall framing. However you can use more…

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Eng. B AView the latest post
Jun 17, 2024 5:32 am
Mofflepop
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16 June
Building with CJ HomesBuilding with CJ Homes

Building A New House

QLD

I agree! I have found reading this so helpful! But it stopped at ‘fixing’ stage…

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MofflepopView the latest post
Jun 16, 2024 10:09 pm
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Dr_rock
16 June
First time build: Custom narrow riverside home in WAFirst time build: Custom narrow riverside home in WA

Sadly very little movement on site since soak wells went in. There are also missing…

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Dr_rockView the latest post
Jun 16, 2024 3:03 pm
chippy
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16 June
In-Built BBQ suggestionIn-Built BBQ suggestion

I'm using the 5 burner version of this BBQ in black. The beefeaters are a well…

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chippyView the latest post
Jun 16, 2024 2:11 pm
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Schmo
16 June
Basic charged stormwater systemBasic charged stormwater system

Hi all Long time reader here, first time poster. My Mum bought a house a few years…

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SchmoView the latest post
Jun 16, 2024 8:52 am
Eng. B A
16 June
Changing roof truss spacing for skylights?Changing roof truss spacing for skylights?

A qualified structural engineer is needed to check the new spacing for the current…

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Eng. B AView the latest post
Jun 16, 2024 4:49 am
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jagbergView the latest post
Jun 15, 2024 11:06 pm
ML24WA
15 June
Mid Range Custom Builder PerthMid Range Custom Builder Perth

Not sure which part of Perth you are in, but here is a list i've been gathering…

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ML24WAView the latest post
Jun 15, 2024 10:51 pm
CallyNoon
15 June
Volume Builder DA requesting tree removalVolume Builder DA requesting tree removal

In my council in Vic, before even starting on the plans my builder asked me to engage…

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CallyNoonView the latest post
Jun 15, 2024 10:09 pm
Matt Z
15 June
Travertine pool pavers cleaningTravertine pool pavers cleaning

I’m after some advice about how to go about cleaning 600x400mmx30 thick filled…

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Matt ZView the latest post
Jun 15, 2024 4:59 pm
Pedro4137
15 June
Creaking Hebel Floor and repairsCreaking Hebel Floor and repairs

Hebel 75mm floor: The glue added will do nothing, will not miraculously stick panel…

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Pedro4137View the latest post
Jun 15, 2024 12:23 pm
Building a pool for a battleaxe plotBuilding a pool for a battleaxe plot

Not a battle axe block, but I did house first then pool, but only becasue I knew…

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KnockItDownView the latest post
Jun 15, 2024 12:11 pm
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Eng. B A
15 June
Welding fence bracket on steel retaining wall postWelding fence bracket on steel retaining wall post

Welding galvanised steel on-site generally compromise galvanisation. You can cold…

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Eng. B AView the latest post
Jun 15, 2024 11:13 am
hiluxx
15 June
cheapest landscapping optioncheapest landscapping option

Hi guys, first time building here. I am expecting to have around 325m2 of land /…

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hiluxxView the latest post
Jun 15, 2024 8:31 am
jagberg
15 June
How many hot water system in double storey homeHow many hot water system in double storey home

Building A New House

NSW

I faced a similar dilemma when building my double-storey home. A 26L gas instantaneous…

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jagbergView the latest post
Jun 15, 2024 5:31 am
Elvinwest
14 June
A masterplan for staged renovation and extensionA masterplan for staged renovation and extension

Seems like everyone's debating between batts and foam! Personally, I reckon batts…

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ElvinwestView the latest post
Jun 14, 2024 10:14 pm
Sagasu
14 June
Is a rewire necessary?Is a rewire necessary?

We are planning to renovate first the bathroom, and then the kitchen of an old highset…

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SagasuView the latest post
Jun 14, 2024 7:26 pm
nickmaj
14 June
Using your builders BrokerUsing your builders Broker

I used MJH, and same thing, buy now pay later. So far its been excellent. We have…

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nickmajView the latest post
Jun 14, 2024 4:46 pm
nickmaj
14 June
How would you make this room feel homeyHow would you make this room feel homey

Not much you need to do... some greenery / plants like NativeZen said. That place…

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nickmajView the latest post
Jun 14, 2024 4:44 pm
nickmaj
14 June
Cabinetry / Tiling / PaintingCabinetry / Tiling / Painting

Thanks for this.. seems we are closer to the end that we realized.. just ours are…

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nickmajView the latest post
Jun 14, 2024 3:53 pm
ponzutwo
14 June
Advice needed for first time build in PerthAdvice needed for first time build in Perth

Building A New House

WA

In Sydney that is now the price of a 60 sqm granny flat ( almost). But you get…

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ponzutwoView the latest post
Jun 14, 2024 11:24 am
lukazi
14 June
Downpipe dischargin next to carport wallDownpipe dischargin next to carport wall

Thanks so much! So i really need to run this pipe into a soakwell? Any idea of…

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lukaziView the latest post
Jun 14, 2024 9:03 am
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Ashington HomesView the latest post
Jun 14, 2024 6:03 am
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jagberg
14 June
How do I edit and delete photosHow do I edit and delete photos

Usually, there should be an edit option visible when you view your post. If it’…

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jagbergView the latest post
Jun 14, 2024 2:29 am
JoshHead
13 June
Beacon Lighting 20% DiscountBeacon Lighting 20% Discount

Building A New House

1, 2, 3, 4

Hi Simeon, I have just sent you a PM regarding referral codes if that is still an…

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JoshHeadView the latest post
Jun 13, 2024 1:48 pm
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ponzutwoView the latest post
Jun 13, 2024 11:05 am
ECOECO
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12 June
Awning window winder replacementAwning window winder replacement

It could be that the flyscreen adaptor is the problem, not the window. Yes you can…

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ECOECOView the latest post
Jun 12, 2024 7:20 pm
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nickmaj
12 June
EOT and Rainy DaysEOT and Rainy Days

usually there is a total build days (say 250 days) and days for inclement weather…

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nickmajView the latest post
Jun 12, 2024 3:20 pm


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