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ponzutwoView the latest post
Jul 24, 2024 1:16 pm
Concrete pathway to slab barrierConcrete pathway to slab barrier

Make sure you use appropriate flexible isolation joint between external concrete…

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Eng. B AView the latest post
Jul 24, 2024 11:22 am
Incomplete Building ProjectIncomplete Building Project

Jessica Where are you based and what stage are you up too? I might be able to recommend…

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Ashington HomesView the latest post
Jul 24, 2024 10:44 am
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kitchen cabins before or after floor tileskitchen cabins before or after floor tiles

@chippy how about the staircase before or after tiles?. my builder starting the…

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Sara thyView the latest post
Jul 24, 2024 10:40 am
LPG Instant Hot Water Recommendations LPG Instant Hot Water Recommendations

Hi all, I’m looking for opinions regarding a good LPG instant hot water service…

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Ando81View the latest post
Jul 24, 2024 10:37 am
Help! Hanging a swing chair from balconyHelp! Hanging a swing chair from balcony

Hi everyone, I’m looking for some advice on hanging a metal macramé style swing…

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abcmeischView the latest post
Jul 24, 2024 4:55 am
Solar Panel InstallationSolar Panel Installation

Using dedicated solar panels for the geysers during the day is a great idea since…

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alexthewaleView the latest post
Jul 23, 2024 9:59 pm
dotty
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toilet seat not as per the latest signed drawingstoilet seat not as per the latest signed drawings

I would raise this and get them to suggest a remediation. My personal opinion,…

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dottyView the latest post
Jul 23, 2024 5:27 pm
Building on a SlopeBuilding on a Slope

Looks like Side 2 is better option w/no easements, so you can build a house with…

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alexp79View the latest post
Jul 23, 2024 5:09 pm
Vapour Barrier issuesVapour Barrier issues

Building A New House

VIC
1, 2, 3

Your three paradigms for new house builds are spot on: Perimeter Drainage: Installing…

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alexp79View the latest post
Jul 23, 2024 3:45 pm
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RetiringSomedayView the latest post
Jul 23, 2024 12:59 pm
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Has anyone built with Hallmark Homes in QLD?Has anyone built with Hallmark Homes in QLD?

Hi all, new to this group. Been watching the site for a while to get an idea of…

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RetiringSomedayView the latest post
Jul 23, 2024 12:08 pm
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Signature projects Box Hill - Any reviews ? ***Signature projects Box Hill - Any reviews ? ***

Building A New House

1, 2, 3, 4, 5

Can see a few houses being put up on the Box Hill development. Anyone here going…

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whatshappeningView the latest post
Jul 23, 2024 11:46 am
ponzutwo
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South-facing orientationSouth-facing orientation

the short answer is yes, it will be darkish in your living areas. You dont need…

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ponzutwoView the latest post
Jul 23, 2024 10:35 am
Renee1
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Upstairs floor plan review and suggestions welcomeUpstairs floor plan review and suggestions welcome

Hi there, I am after some feedback or suggestions on the following 2 options for…

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Renee1View the latest post
Jul 23, 2024 10:12 am
Viga
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Crown Hill Estate RiverstoneCrown Hill Estate Riverstone

Building A New House

NSW
1 ... 4, 5, 6

Has anyone bought a land or hand/house package in Crown Hill Grantham Farm 2765.…

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VigaView the latest post
Jul 23, 2024 9:56 am
andrello
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Rainwater Tank & AC Unit Placement HelpRainwater Tank & AC Unit Placement Help

Hi guys, Just wondering if you can help me here. So we're about to sign our building…

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andrelloView the latest post
Jul 23, 2024 9:56 am
BJ88
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Why is my TV picture Blurry?Why is my TV picture Blurry?

Hi All Long time not being here, hope everyone is keeping well. Lately during a…

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BJ88View the latest post
Jul 23, 2024 6:13 am
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juliennegd
22 July
Re sale Deed in a completed House and Land PackageRe sale Deed in a completed House and Land Package

The house is already completed that’s the solicitor’s point. Well have a more…

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juliennegdView the latest post
Jul 22, 2024 10:48 pm
jagberg
22 July
Building fence before the houseBuilding fence before the house

It will help keep your dog safe and secure, and you'll have one less major task…

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jagbergView the latest post
Jul 22, 2024 9:49 pm
Filthy12
22 July
AdministratorAdministrator

Does anyone have new info re Qarbata homes administration? Any key contacts you…

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Filthy12View the latest post
Jul 22, 2024 8:52 pm
Harsh_it
22 July
IMSU homesIMSU homes

I have visited IMSU at Marsden Park Home World, seems like a great builder and answered…

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Harsh_itView the latest post
Jul 22, 2024 4:59 pm
Front Fence Landscaping IdeasFront Fence Landscaping Ideas

Here are some of the considerations in selecting a yard fence: 1. Purpose: Will…

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George HenryView the latest post
Jul 22, 2024 3:16 pm
Eng. B A
22 July
Trench next to concrete slab / foundationTrench next to concrete slab / foundation

Make sure you don’t dig below footing base level, so you don’t undermine your…

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Eng. B AView the latest post
Jul 22, 2024 2:21 pm
Off form concrete finish - SydneyOff form concrete finish - Sydney

Building A New House

NSW

Alex all very good points, one you missed though is that you are also guaranteed…

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Ashington HomesView the latest post
Jul 22, 2024 4:30 am
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ownerinproblemView the latest post
Jul 21, 2024 1:47 pm
chippy
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21 July
Concrete Overhang from Neighbouring LotConcrete Overhang from Neighbouring Lot

Building A New House

VIC

It's just poorly dug footings on your neighbours builders behalf. It was probably…

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chippyView the latest post
Jul 21, 2024 11:05 am
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amitesh
21 July
Help - Insufficient fall for sewerage house connectionHelp - Insufficient fall for sewerage house connection

Building A New House

QLD

For those following along, the engineers have kindly come to the party and will…

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amiteshView the latest post
Jul 21, 2024 10:23 am
Djmi
21 July
New roof cut into old roofNew roof cut into old roof

Both roofs are old school jarrah stick built,

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DjmiView the latest post
Jul 21, 2024 9:39 am
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setsquareView the latest post
Jul 21, 2024 6:26 am
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Sara thyView the latest post
Jul 19, 2024 10:34 pm
PeterZ
19 July
Concealed Roller ShuttersConcealed Roller Shutters

Unfortunately they are both for roller blinds - not shutters. There are plenty of…

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PeterZView the latest post
Jul 19, 2024 9:59 pm
abhshri
19 July
Cost of approval retaining wall: Pvt Certifier or CouncilCost of approval retaining wall: Pvt Certifier or Council

Building A New House

NSW

I'm in NSW and am applying CDC for building a retaining wall. The wall only needs…

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abhshriView the latest post
Jul 19, 2024 6:24 pm
Brooke1
19 July
Slab on uncontrolled fillSlab on uncontrolled fill

This is why I come here…. Excellent advice , love option 5 which is what I’m…

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Brooke1View the latest post
Jul 19, 2024 5:56 pm
nickmaj
19 July
Building StagesBuilding Stages

Forgot to reply, we did sign our contract October 2023, so it did take 4 months…

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nickmajView the latest post
Jul 19, 2024 4:50 pm
South facing garden - growing grassSouth facing garden - growing grass

Hi, Do not worry! Feeling overwhelmed is natural because this is a problem for which…

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George HenryView the latest post
Jul 19, 2024 2:49 pm
raje
19 July
Qartaba HomesQartaba Homes

Buying Land

1, 2, 3, 4, 5

Thanks for the informations, do you know any Qartaba homes customers whatsapp group…

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rajeView the latest post
Jul 19, 2024 2:34 pm
Julie A
19 July
Outdoor chairsOutdoor chairs

Anyone got any recommendations for outdoor chairs that won't rot? I don't want a…

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Julie AView the latest post
Jul 19, 2024 2:04 pm
andrello
19 July
Long time lurker, new member!Long time lurker, new member!

Hi all! Been following the forum for a while now. Me and the wife will be starting…

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andrelloView the latest post
Jul 19, 2024 12:41 pm
Lillyloo
19 July
70’s house renovation - what is this?70’s house renovation - what is this?

Hello, We are renovating our 70’s house and wondering if anyone know what this…

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LillylooView the latest post
Jul 19, 2024 11:22 am
External stepsExternal steps

okay but dont get cranky at me if they are no good Here is a list: 1. Charlie -…

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Ashington HomesView the latest post
Jul 19, 2024 8:17 am
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xena
19 July
Knockdown Rebuild Floor PlanKnockdown Rebuild Floor Plan

Building A New House

NSW

Thanks again, oklouise. Really appreciate it.

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xenaView the latest post
Jul 19, 2024 12:53 am
cheapest landscapping optioncheapest landscapping option

Dear the cost depends on your requirement. First of all decide: 1. What landscaping…

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George HenryView the latest post
Jul 18, 2024 10:21 pm
Provisional variationsProvisional variations

Gia What does the provisional cost clause in the master builder's contract say?…

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building-expertView the latest post
Jul 18, 2024 7:54 pm
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Pulse
18 July
Cracks in slab that tiles are to be laid onCracks in slab that tiles are to be laid on

If the cracks are in a reinforced slab you can use a tiling mat but from what I…

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PulseView the latest post
Jul 18, 2024 7:00 pm
Gsps
18 July
Increased energy consumption from hot water heaterIncreased energy consumption from hot water heater

Hi So the background story. My uncle was regularly using below 10kwh per day. Doesnt…

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GspsView the latest post
Jul 18, 2024 3:50 pm
Sven
18 July
Is it possible to get the Coral Homes Highlands 36 home?Is it possible to get the Coral Homes Highlands 36 home?

Building A New House

QLD

Did you find the answers you were looking for? We have been out to the display home…

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SvenView the latest post
Jul 18, 2024 1:37 pm


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