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Custom Builder: MANKO homes and KUBER homesCustom Builder: MANKO homes and KUBER homes

Building A New House

NSW

Hi @flyingKangaroo , were you able to finalise? I am in the same boat.

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Dream11View the latest post
Dec 08, 2021 12:05 pm
General Discussion topic dumpingGeneral Discussion topic dumping

Hey guys i just recently started my own store. I was hoping to receive some feedback…

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invasionwillowofficialView the latest post
Dec 08, 2021 11:10 am
Rain water harvesting systemRain water harvesting system

Hi Kevin, I won't be able to answer this for a few days due to medical reasons later…

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SaveH2OView the latest post
Dec 08, 2021 10:52 am
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Right time to lock builder when title is 8 months away.Right time to lock builder when title is 8 months away.

Building A New House

VIC

No titles until Sep 2022? There's going to be multiple price rises between now and…

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AlthomView the latest post
Dec 08, 2021 10:40 am
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Buying a land everything done online?Buying a land everything done online?

Hi, So we are first home buyers and we are on the process of purchasing a block…

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emctrderView the latest post
Dec 08, 2021 9:21 am
The Gables in Box HillThe Gables in Box Hill

Building A New House

NSW
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Hi Venkata, Having a home elevator is a good investment and ideal to include in…

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Direct Lifts AustraliaView the latest post
Dec 08, 2021 9:13 am
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
1 ... 6, 7, 8

We are using a composite decking material from TREX for our steps, you can’t beat…

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CD12JDView the latest post
Dec 08, 2021 7:17 am
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Waterstop Angle at shower screen?Waterstop Angle at shower screen?

The tiler did one angle above another. It's a bit hard to explain in words, so…

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3simonView the latest post
Dec 08, 2021 6:11 am
Wet roof insulationWet roof insulation

My bedroom is right under the part of the roof that leaks. I tried to fix it myself…

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MORTICEView the latest post
Dec 08, 2021 1:30 am
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JeffT
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Opinion - Overhanging brickOpinion - Overhanging brick

Hi all, I am buying a property and it is still within 14days subjecting to building…

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JeffTView the latest post
Dec 07, 2021 11:29 pm
Stnew
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GJ Gardner vs Zac HomesGJ Gardner vs Zac Homes

Hi an3035, can i ask who you ended up going with? We are considering GJ Liverpool…

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StnewView the latest post
Dec 07, 2021 11:05 pm
kennyc
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My building progressMy building progress

@tranlan257 thanks for sharing and all the best with your build! @RameshN yes, it…

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kennycView the latest post
Dec 07, 2021 10:55 pm
Currently building ??Currently building ??

Building A New House

NSW

May I ask if that's due to special bricks in the order that takes time for production…

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Echo2k3View the latest post
Dec 07, 2021 10:50 pm
Wet insulationWet insulation

I am building a 2 bedroom granny flat. While doing the roof the contractor left…

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nealrads01View the latest post
Dec 07, 2021 10:34 pm
Rawson Homes - General ThreadRawson Homes - General Thread

Building A New House

NSW
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Rawson filed our DA with non-compliant slope for driveway. How can a big builder…

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Leona33View the latest post
Dec 07, 2021 8:19 pm
Nosajk
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First time builders- pit falls.First time builders- pit falls.

Cheers and I agree with a lot of what you say. My contract says 20% builders margin…

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NosajkView the latest post
Dec 07, 2021 6:05 pm
Weatherboard Repair v. Cladding Upgrade (VIC)Weatherboard Repair v. Cladding Upgrade (VIC)

Hey, Yes check out https://eurowood.com.au/aluminium-fabri ... -cladding/ they offer…

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ChantalCameronView the latest post
Dec 07, 2021 4:58 pm
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DIY Retailing WallDIY Retailing Wall

Hi Forum, I am currently building a house and thinking to DIY the retaining wall…

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ContaksujeetView the latest post
Dec 07, 2021 4:53 pm
Timber Takeoffs service to framingTimber Takeoffs service to framing

I am reaching out to the takeoffs service at https://tcaestimating.com.au/ . If…

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tranlan257View the latest post
Dec 07, 2021 3:40 pm
Building a Doulton in GeelongBuilding a Doulton in Geelong

Building A New House

VIC
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It wasn't the best one to work with, due to the double easements and slope which…

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SparkyfView the latest post
Dec 07, 2021 3:19 pm
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Como Homes, Inspired homes and Oak LivingComo Homes, Inspired homes and Oak Living

Hi Ceddy_83. Thank you for responding so quickly. This makes us feel a lot better…

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AandNnewhomeView the latest post
Dec 07, 2021 2:18 pm
Velux skylights facing EastVelux skylights facing East

I think from memory, Velux only do the internal shade screens. External are from…

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Stewie DView the latest post
Dec 07, 2021 12:50 pm
What does this landscape plan mean?What does this landscape plan mean?

That doesn’t look like a landscape plan to me, but a site plan, which would have…

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arcadeltView the latest post
Dec 07, 2021 12:44 pm
Blonde
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Choosing home buildersChoosing home builders

I honestly think it is a much of a muchness. You will always hear good and bad about…

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BlondeView the latest post
Dec 07, 2021 12:39 pm
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Ash19View the latest post
Dec 07, 2021 11:17 am
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Ash19View the latest post
Dec 07, 2021 11:14 am
idev
7 December
Builder recommendationBuilder recommendation

Hi all, looking for builder recommendation for two double story townhouse development…

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idevView the latest post
Dec 07, 2021 12:05 am
dom0387
7 December
Building Ridge RL and Max Height of Building over 8.5m!!Building Ridge RL and Max Height of Building over 8.5m!!

We've lowered the roof pitch from approx. 22.5 degrees or so down to 22.0 degrees…

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dom0387View the latest post
Dec 07, 2021 12:03 am
sminters
6 December
Thomas Archer Hue 44 Bayside Build - 2021Thomas Archer Hue 44 Bayside Build - 2021

Thanks for sharing your experience. I'm late to the party and our build is already…

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smintersView the latest post
Dec 06, 2021 11:03 pm
babird
6 December
CCTV, Security, Intercon - MetriconCCTV, Security, Intercon - Metricon

Note that pricing might not be accurate as I'm not building with Metricon.🙂

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babirdView the latest post
Dec 06, 2021 11:00 pm
sminters
6 December
Thomas Archer Nouveau 41 Glen Eira Build [2021]Thomas Archer Nouveau 41 Glen Eira Build [2021]

Building A New House

1, 2, 3, 4

Yes, that does seem odd. Ours is a regular fixed window. No colour or tint.

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smintersView the latest post
Dec 06, 2021 10:58 pm
Doozer1905
6 December
MoveHomes WA - Reviews?MoveHomes WA - Reviews?

Building A New House

WA

Might want to look at a Facebook group called $honkybuilderswa (with an S not a $)…

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Doozer1905View the latest post
Dec 06, 2021 10:34 pm
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NewGirlView the latest post
Dec 06, 2021 10:32 pm
Slab crumblingSlab crumbling

Hi, Noticed my new slab wasnt straight and had crumbling edges. 3 weeks later it…

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Kristie.vassiliadisView the latest post
Dec 06, 2021 9:51 pm
KK2090
6 December
Metricon Home Network Lite - any good ?Metricon Home Network Lite - any good ?

Being the first time building a house this a a very valuable feedback from you all…

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KK2090View the latest post
Dec 06, 2021 9:40 pm
Crumbling slab, new build.Crumbling slab, new build.

Hi, I have been trying to get answers regarding the condition of my slab. It has…

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Kristie.vassiliadisView the latest post
Dec 06, 2021 9:12 pm
Joker
6 December
MetronestMetronest

Unfortunately your in a pretty common situation,get sweet talked from sales persons…

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JokerView the latest post
Dec 06, 2021 7:04 pm
Mikes005
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6 December
Gable roof framing questionGable roof framing question

Hi, all I'm building a home studio myself (no previous construction experience)…

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Mikes005View the latest post
Dec 06, 2021 6:46 pm
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RameshN
6 December
Building & Developing A Duplex In North RydeBuilding & Developing A Duplex In North Ryde

Building A New House

1, 2, 3, 4

Great New Simeon !! Raising 300 mm mean Less Cut More Fill (or) additional SLAB…

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RameshNView the latest post
Dec 06, 2021 6:21 pm
arcadelt
6 December
Damage to flooring - liabilities and costsDamage to flooring - liabilities and costs

Firstly, I doubt that would be the case if it can be proven they were fully informed…

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arcadeltView the latest post
Dec 06, 2021 6:17 pm
SaveH2O
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6 December
Poorly plumbed rainwater tankPoorly plumbed rainwater tank

It is difficult to desludge that style of tank but yes, a ball valve needs to be…

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SaveH2OView the latest post
Dec 06, 2021 5:25 pm
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boris594
6 December
Problems with Masterton HomesProblems with Masterton Homes

What Joker said. It's 'funny' and I think Masterton , Mojo and a handful of others…

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boris594View the latest post
Dec 06, 2021 3:11 pm
building-expert
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6 December
Pre final inspection-outstandingPre final inspection-outstanding

Building A New House

VIC

In my 55 years of experience as a builder and 17 years as a building consultant…

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building-expertView the latest post
Dec 06, 2021 2:03 pm
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tranlan257
6 December
Building house in stages?Building house in stages?

Thanks for the response. You're exactly right. Not many builders wanted to give…

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tranlan257View the latest post
Dec 06, 2021 1:45 pm
Kelmartian
6 December
Thomas archer custom buildThomas archer custom build

Hi there. We are are using TA but only made some small changes to their Nouveau…

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KelmartianView the latest post
Dec 06, 2021 1:40 pm
Ceddy_83
6 December
Anyone Building with Inspired Homes/Strive Homes?Anyone Building with Inspired Homes/Strive Homes?

Building A New House

VIC
1 ... 4, 5, 6

Anyone so far has finished their build? Happy with the progress or outcome?

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Ceddy_83View the latest post
Dec 06, 2021 12:25 pm
rhochkins
6 December
Paving over earth and concrete.Paving over earth and concrete.

#unanswered - can anyone advise me on if this would be OK? Keen to get sorted before…

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rhochkinsView the latest post
Dec 06, 2021 9:14 am


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