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Defective frameDefective frame

Hey @Mox80 You should be photographing and cross checking all Plans, Structural…

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StructuralBIMGuyView the latest post
Jan 22, 2022 1:35 pm
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Berek
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Tondelver House - Shipping Container BuildTondelver House - Shipping Container Build

Owner Builder Forum

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Yep looks good. So satisfying when the final coat goes on. It is, as you said, no…

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BerekView the latest post
Jan 22, 2022 1:32 pm
How often do you visit your site?How often do you visit your site?

Building A New House

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Nearly go to site daily as we just can't help ourselves, but we live one suburb…

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MrSoberView the latest post
Jan 22, 2022 12:14 pm
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tejaspitaleView the latest post
Jan 22, 2022 10:01 am
New home buildNew home build

Yes. Your absolutely right Kippers ( and Pulse). I am finding this all out. I was…

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Marge1View the latest post
Jan 22, 2022 5:30 am
Cracking on beam joining with wall - concern ?Cracking on beam joining with wall - concern ?

You can introduce a mesh between the beam and the wall say about 150 mm width throughout…

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buttleradam15View the latest post
Jan 22, 2022 1:13 am
Storm water pit liftingStorm water pit lifting

I don't think the plan here is to move pit up or down, it is just to bring to the…

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buildoneView the latest post
Jan 22, 2022 12:21 am
Concrete substitute for drivewayConcrete substitute for driveway

Spot on Chris. The only problem with pavers is its moving capabilities and if one…

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buildoneView the latest post
Jan 22, 2022 12:18 am
Dvan
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Contract Tips Before SigningContract Tips Before Signing

Hi Everyone! Looking to build the Franklin 40 with Metricon soon. Does anyone have…

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DvanView the latest post
Jan 21, 2022 11:51 pm
Bad Concrete PourBad Concrete Pour

How to plan a good concrete pour and avoid a bad one 1.Make sure you and the trades…

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StructuralBIMGuyView the latest post
Jan 21, 2022 11:43 pm
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pw168
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Awnings on Hebel Awnings on Hebel

I’m also interested in installing a retractable awning on my Hegel wall. Please…

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pw168View the latest post
Jan 21, 2022 11:35 pm
Hotondo Homes in AdministrationHotondo Homes in Administration

I was at Home World the other day, I see some builders have promotion for 18 months…

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FlamingoView the latest post
Jan 21, 2022 9:47 pm
Pulse
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Multipurpose Media Room Design/Layout AdviceMultipurpose Media Room Design/Layout Advice

I’d go for a TV at that distance, more flexible, and better blacks. I’d put…

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PulseView the latest post
Jan 21, 2022 8:29 pm
Custom Build - Tender Presentation 24th JanCustom Build - Tender Presentation 24th Jan

Hi Colin, I did the original designs of the house which I drew myself based on what…

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KnockItDownView the latest post
Jan 21, 2022 5:16 pm
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Existing Timber Deck MaintenanceExisting Timber Deck Maintenance

Just done one of ours, had left it to long to maintenance coat it. Pressure washed…

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ThylaceneView the latest post
Jan 21, 2022 5:02 pm
Black timbergrain laminate or VeneerBlack timbergrain laminate or Veneer

Hi All Looking at predominately using a black / dark timbergrain loo cabinetry in…

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wrexterView the latest post
Jan 21, 2022 3:02 pm
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Custom Home Building BlogCustom Home Building Blog

Building A New House

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Hey everyone I started blogging a few weeks ago about custom home building renovations…

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Homebuildguide-ColinView the latest post
Jan 21, 2022 2:28 pm
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Pre final inspection-outstandingPre final inspection-outstanding

Building A New House

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Fantastic news re Thomas Archer. We are currently building with them and they have…

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build2020View the latest post
Jan 21, 2022 2:19 pm
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Basement Cooling and HeatingBasement Cooling and Heating

You could check with Link if having an AC will work for your basement. I've tried…

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AlexxT2020View the latest post
Jan 21, 2022 1:48 pm
Good Builders for over 40sq Houses in NSWGood Builders for over 40sq Houses in NSW

Hey there, Prash. I read your post and thought I could assist. Your choice of a…

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Homebuildguide-ColinView the latest post
Jan 21, 2022 12:49 pm
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Base
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Canberra - why no building contracts act for ACT?Canberra - why no building contracts act for ACT?

While building in the ACT I experienced multiple frustrating moments as the builder…

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BaseView the latest post
Jan 21, 2022 11:13 am
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murtaza.shView the latest post
Jan 21, 2022 10:41 am
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maverick123
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Thomas Archer Nouveau 41 Glen Eira Build [2021]Thomas Archer Nouveau 41 Glen Eira Build [2021]

Building A New House

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Can't comment on this, but our BC has been awesome. Maybe 2 day reply tops. And…

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maverick123View the latest post
Jan 21, 2022 9:17 am
maverick123
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Thomas Archer Hue 44 Bayside Build - 2021Thomas Archer Hue 44 Bayside Build - 2021

Have you received your pre-tender yet? If yes, was it far off your PSQ?

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maverick123View the latest post
Jan 21, 2022 9:15 am
buildone
21 January
weep holesweep holes

whoever put the concrete for you should have known that. They did not excavate…

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buildoneView the latest post
Jan 21, 2022 12:25 am
viju_009
20 January
Splashback decisionsSplashback decisions

Do an Internet search for marble subway tile and many similar will come up. Thank…

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viju_009View the latest post
Jan 20, 2022 10:33 pm
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Jan 20, 2022 6:55 pm
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r_13
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20 January
Carlisle Homes Special Conditions and Contract SpecificationCarlisle Homes Special Conditions and Contract Specification

Building A New House

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Carlisle's contract also includes statements that deviate significantly from industry…

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r_13View the latest post
Jan 20, 2022 4:43 pm
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Samz_Turra
20 January
Landscaper recommendations for SydneyLandscaper recommendations for Sydney

Hi Everyone I am building a new home in upper northshore and looking for a landscaper…

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Samz_TurraView the latest post
Jan 20, 2022 4:16 pm
Steel shortages?Steel shortages?

Hey @mike0083 Welcome to the forum Unfortunately there are a few price increases…

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StructuralBIMGuyView the latest post
Jan 20, 2022 10:48 am
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strannik
20 January
Alfresco Surface TilingAlfresco Surface Tiling

yeah i guess i should've been a bit clearer in my post. the builder wasn't talking…

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strannikView the latest post
Jan 20, 2022 9:57 am
Budapest
20 January
FSR - Right of CarriagewayFSR - Right of Carriageway

My (very limited) understanding is that it depends on how the battle axe is split…

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BudapestView the latest post
Jan 20, 2022 9:07 am
Ashington Homes
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20 January
Building with Montgomery HomesBuilding with Montgomery Homes

Building A New House

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That's great news. I was talking to some industry colleagues on Tuesday who were…

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Ashington HomesView the latest post
Jan 20, 2022 6:15 am
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ChrisBirmele
19 January
Calibrating Viron eQuilibrium Salt Chlorinator?Calibrating Viron eQuilibrium Salt Chlorinator?

I have a Viron eQuilibrium Salt Chlorinator (EQ45) that controls my pool water quality…

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ChrisBirmeleView the latest post
Jan 19, 2022 8:30 pm
JSlater
19 January
Building with Infinity Homes AustraliaBuilding with Infinity Homes Australia

Hey All, We are currently in the process of selecting a builder for our house in…

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JSlaterView the latest post
Jan 19, 2022 7:57 pm
kennyc
19 January
My building progressMy building progress

So i received my start date today Site cut is booked in for Feb 2 and slab on March…

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kennycView the latest post
Jan 19, 2022 5:56 pm
Misho
19 January
Short coursesShort courses

Thanks for the comments. would be great to know if there short hands on courses…

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MishoView the latest post
Jan 19, 2022 5:23 pm
MBX3
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19 January
Heating Running Cost - Gas Vs. Elecrtic Ducted SystemsHeating Running Cost - Gas Vs. Elecrtic Ducted Systems

I have read that Gas heating works out cheaper than RC heating Gas costs around $…

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MBX3View the latest post
Jan 19, 2022 11:01 am
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MBX3
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19 January
Controller replacement for Braemar heating unitController replacement for Braemar heating unit

Hi , Did you find answer for this? I am building a house with builder supplied 6…

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MBX3View the latest post
Jan 19, 2022 10:41 am
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JWJ
19 January
Third time's a charm ( our 3rd build @ Bingara Gorge )Third time's a charm ( our 3rd build @ Bingara Gorge )

Building A New House

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The extra light is amazing in this part of the home, I don’t notice any extra…

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JWJView the latest post
Jan 19, 2022 10:34 am
Yaznco
19 January
Apsley by Qube Mandogalup - Kwinana WAApsley by Qube Mandogalup - Kwinana WA

There’s been a further delay, it’s now estimated to be April. I’m in discovery…

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YazncoView the latest post
Jan 19, 2022 2:55 am
Moving retaining wallMoving retaining wall

Hey @Emily94 Welcome to the forum Your plan shows Drainage and Sewer pipes adjacent…

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StructuralBIMGuyView the latest post
Jan 18, 2022 9:32 pm
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kingster
18 January
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
MCDAT
18 January
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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18 January
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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