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Building & Developing A Duplex In North RydeBuilding & Developing A Duplex In North Ryde

Building A New House

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Belated happy new year everyone. The update is that we now have our CDC approved…

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Ashington HomesView the latest post
Jan 25, 2022 6:14 am
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JaxrView the latest post
Jan 25, 2022 3:02 am
Banksia House from YourHome Passive DesignBanksia House from YourHome Passive Design

Excited to hear you've moved to the concept stage with Mirage! Would love to see…

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stonesthrowView the latest post
Jan 24, 2022 10:42 pm
How much did my build cost?How much did my build cost?

the prices are really meaningless without a full list of inclusions, plans etc…

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FlamingoView the latest post
Jan 24, 2022 9:39 pm
Floorplan thoughts??Floorplan thoughts??

Hi all, Thoughts on our floorplan please. The width of the house can't really be…

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ZedzeeView the latest post
Jan 24, 2022 9:09 pm
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LARRY_ZView the latest post
Jan 24, 2022 9:08 pm
floor covering bedroomfloor covering bedroom

Hi all, We are repainting our house, doing a Laundry reno and soon redoing our bathroom…

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garfieldView the latest post
Jan 24, 2022 8:41 pm
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NousView the latest post
Jan 24, 2022 6:52 pm
Ducted aircon zone motorDucted aircon zone motor

Introductions

NSW

Hi everyone just wondering if this zone motor is properly installed? Builder said…

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lilyloveView the latest post
Jan 24, 2022 5:52 pm
Home warranty insuranceHome warranty insurance

Hi home build guide-Colin, Thanks for sharing that info. Really helpful. As the…

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SavagepuppyView the latest post
Jan 24, 2022 4:46 pm
BUILDING WITH SCOTT SALISBURY HOMES IN ADELAIDEBUILDING WITH SCOTT SALISBURY HOMES IN ADELAIDE

Building A New House

SA

Hope things went better for you than our experience, which on a $1m+ renovation…

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Bob DoveView the latest post
Jan 24, 2022 3:32 pm
zan007
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Metricon Build - Duxton 35 GeelongMetricon Build - Duxton 35 Geelong

Building A New House

VIC
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Hi!! There was no extra cost as it didn't effect any if the major construction…

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zan007View the latest post
Jan 24, 2022 3:21 pm
Western Sydney custom build: solar passiveWestern Sydney custom build: solar passive

Building A New House

NSW

Thanks for your feedback. Will the 1.2m balcony and shutters on the master help…

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Jason526View the latest post
Jan 24, 2022 2:01 pm
Floor plan feedback pleaseFloor plan feedback please

Hey @banjoDan To clarify - when you say KISS - do you mean Link ? The majority…

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Homebuildguide-ColinView the latest post
Jan 24, 2022 2:00 pm
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Thomas Archer Hue 44 Bayside Build - 2021Thomas Archer Hue 44 Bayside Build - 2021

Yes I think we went $5k over in just our electrical appointment with all extra data…

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smintersView the latest post
Jan 24, 2022 1:59 pm
Building price increasesBuilding price increases

Building A New House

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Hey all! From speaking to some Builder on the ground in Melbourne, they have done…

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Homebuildguide-ColinView the latest post
Jan 24, 2022 1:12 pm
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Has anyone built with Thomas Paul Construction?Has anyone built with Thomas Paul Construction?

I am planning to build a duplex in NewCastle with Link . Would like to know if anyone…

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liana_esView the latest post
Jan 24, 2022 12:48 pm
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Kippers01View the latest post
Jan 24, 2022 11:49 am
Design Feedback: Solar passiveDesign Feedback: Solar passive

Thanks for your reply. My building lingo is not up to speed... What build and sales…

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AnnaDeeCeeView the latest post
Jan 24, 2022 10:44 am
Custom Build - Tender Presentation 24th JanCustom Build - Tender Presentation 24th Jan

Building A New House

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I didn't tie the builder to any format as I wanted to see what they can provide…

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KnockItDownView the latest post
Jan 24, 2022 9:20 am
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Building with Wisdom HomesBuilding with Wisdom Homes

Building A New House

NSW
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I'm in brick stage. They started on the 14th of January and they're one third complete…

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ContaksujeetView the latest post
Jan 24, 2022 8:50 am
Outdoor BBQ Benchtop AdviceOutdoor BBQ Benchtop Advice

Hi, I am renovating my backyard/courtyard. There is an existing brick wall on my…

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Milo1234View the latest post
Jan 24, 2022 8:49 am
Bvgary
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Builder’s extra charges on fixed-price contractBuilder’s extra charges on fixed-price contract

Many people have this problem when work clients or employees call very often and…

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BvgaryView the latest post
Jan 24, 2022 3:29 am
Mox80
Yesterday
Complying Development Setback - Northern Beaches CouncilComplying Development Setback - Northern Beaches Council

Call or email your Council and they will provide you with all the information before…

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Mox80View the latest post
Jan 23, 2022 11:47 pm
Mox80
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Help need .. can i pullout home and land packageHelp need .. can i pullout home and land package

The land and build contracts are two different contracts unless the developer has…

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Mox80View the latest post
Jan 23, 2022 11:42 pm
antler
Yesterday
West facing window in CanberraWest facing window in Canberra

Absolutely: if you have floor to ceiling windows on a multi-story property, you…

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antlerView the latest post
Jan 23, 2022 11:01 pm
Gildea
Yesterday
Building with Fairmont Homes NSW - Balmoral 42Building with Fairmont Homes NSW - Balmoral 42

Building A New House

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Plenty, nothing structural / major though. Just plenty of little things, (e.g.…

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GildeaView the latest post
Jan 23, 2022 10:10 pm
Spazzen
Yesterday
Ceiling Fan LightCeiling Fan Light

Probably defpends on the fan, but in my experience no.

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SpazzenView the latest post
Jan 23, 2022 7:08 pm
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The RaptorView the latest post
Jan 23, 2022 5:33 pm
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lukazi
23 January
Wall cracks, building footpath as per CSIRO BTF18Wall cracks, building footpath as per CSIRO BTF18

That advice is spot on. Retain him. He has most probably considered the house age…

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lukaziView the latest post
Jan 23, 2022 5:08 pm
Contract Tips Before SigningContract Tips Before Signing

Hey @dvan I wrote a blog with Link Feel free to ask any questions also - would be…

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Homebuildguide-ColinView the latest post
Jan 23, 2022 5:00 pm
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caphe
23 January
Fairmont NSW BalmoralFairmont NSW Balmoral

Building A New House

NSW

We are yet to build with Fairmont NSW for the Balmoral 42. Just curious to find…

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capheView the latest post
Jan 23, 2022 4:54 pm
TeresainGB
23 January
How do i change my email addressHow do i change my email address

Why in the hell do we have to PM to update our account details? And 10 years on…

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TeresainGBView the latest post
Jan 23, 2022 4:43 pm
TeresainGB
23 January
Reputable pool repair/service companiesReputable pool repair/service companies

I moved to my property last year in Oct and one of the clauses was Pool and its…

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TeresainGBView the latest post
Jan 23, 2022 4:39 pm
AllCastle - Electrical inclusion (grey area)AllCastle - Electrical inclusion (grey area)

Yes that is how I read it too. However, I would just send them an email ask for…

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Homebuildguide-ColinView the latest post
Jan 23, 2022 3:31 pm
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Spazzen
23 January
Multipurpose Media Room Design/Layout AdviceMultipurpose Media Room Design/Layout Advice

Thanks again for the informative reply. Regarding connecting all my media to a…

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SpazzenView the latest post
Jan 23, 2022 3:24 pm
How often do you visit your site?How often do you visit your site?

Building A New House

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When signing either a HIA or MBA contract, be aware that you don't automatically…

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Homebuildguide-ColinView the latest post
Jan 23, 2022 2:22 pm
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reyesm
23 January
Is screeding required before tiling?Is screeding required before tiling?

Hi, I have an outdoor area to be tiled. We are using 12mm travertine in a French…

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reyesmView the latest post
Jan 23, 2022 1:22 pm
Extensions - suggestions and advice welcomeExtensions - suggestions and advice welcome

Hey @melandBlitz Good luck with your project. Link that gives details about the…

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Homebuildguide-ColinView the latest post
Jan 23, 2022 12:25 pm
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Defective frameDefective frame

Those defects need to be fixed Also request a certified alternate method for fixing…

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StructuralBIMGuyView the latest post
Jan 23, 2022 10:00 am
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Apsley by Qube Mandogalup - Kwinana WAApsley by Qube Mandogalup - Kwinana WA

Oh that sucks. no Notice yet. I will follow up and get back to you. Good luck.

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sonycontactsforhiteshView the latest post
Jan 23, 2022 1:51 am
Mox80
23 January
Brick colours to go with Light coloured cocnrete roof tiles.Brick colours to go with Light coloured cocnrete roof tiles.

Building A New House

NSW

Just ordered austral brick castellana. Cheaper than PGH. You and builder will save…

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Mox80View the latest post
Jan 23, 2022 12:27 am
Mox80
23 January
Interior walls cracksInterior walls cracks

Do you have issues opening and closing windows or doors? If so it's your slab.…

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Mox80View the latest post
Jan 23, 2022 12:21 am
valiantbr
22 January
Swooped AustraliaSwooped Australia

I've bought a sofa from brosa from them and got cashback. took a bit longer than…

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valiantbrView the latest post
Jan 22, 2022 8:20 pm
lukazi
22 January
Recommend structural eng and concreter in MelbourneRecommend structural eng and concreter in Melbourne

Hi guys, I have some cracks in my Melbourne property. I had it inspected by a structural…

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lukaziView the latest post
Jan 22, 2022 6:33 pm
MrSober
22 January
Show us your facade...Show us your facade...

Building A New House

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This is ours currently still building, will be a little different to the colour…

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MrSoberView the latest post
Jan 22, 2022 5:57 pm
Berek
22 January
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


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