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wixy
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Site cut issue - retaining wall & stepped backyardSite cut issue - retaining wall & stepped backyard

We are building a single storey home on a lot with a gentle slope from the rear…

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wixyView the latest post
Dec 07, 2021 6:59 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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tranlan257View the latest post
Dec 07, 2021 6:50 pm
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 07, 2021 6:22 pm
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
How long can timber framing be exposed to weather?How long can timber framing be exposed to weather?

WOW!! Your builder must be really forward thinking to order the frames way before…

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ContaksujeetView the latest post
Dec 07, 2021 4:58 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
1 ... 8, 9, 10

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
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

I think if you are happy then pay the deposit and lock it in. Prices will continue…

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BlondeView the latest post
Dec 07, 2021 12:40 pm
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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
Ash19
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Garage build to boundary BrisbaneGarage build to boundary Brisbane

Hi All, Hope you are doing well! Could some one please assist with small lot code…

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Ash19View the latest post
Dec 07, 2021 8:05 am
idev
20 h
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
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dom0387View the latest post
Dec 07, 2021 12:03 am
Wet roof insulationWet roof insulation

Hi I am in the process of building a 3 bedroom house. The roof is corrugated iron…

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nealrads01View the latest post
Dec 06, 2021 11:47 pm
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
21 h
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
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
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
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
22 h
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
Yesterday
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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Yesterday
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
Yesterday
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
Yesterday
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
kennyc
Yesterday
My building progressMy building progress

So this is my first ever build and home. The builder is SJD homes and I'm building…

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kennycView the latest post
Dec 06, 2021 5:25 pm
SaveH2O
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Yesterday
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
Yesterday
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
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
Yesterday
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
Yesterday
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
Yesterday
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
Yesterday
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
Redders
Yesterday
Build not to plans - advice neededBuild not to plans - advice needed

Oh no that is terrible. I just don’t understand why they don’t do it right…

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ReddersView the latest post
Dec 06, 2021 7:58 am
TA_786
5 December
Eden Brae Marina 42 MK2Eden Brae Marina 42 MK2

Hi All, I am new here and first time contemplating a Knock Down Rebuild. We have…

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TA_786View the latest post
Dec 05, 2021 11:14 pm
Cheech74
5 December
Intercom System - Dahua vs DoraniIntercom System - Dahua vs Dorani

Constructing a new home and the following was included in contract - Dahua 71WHT2202F…

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Cheech74View the latest post
Dec 05, 2021 8:59 pm
S_Padival
5 December
Internal door frame & door installer for Wyndham Vale VICInternal door frame & door installer for Wyndham Vale VIC

Can anyone please recommend installers for a set of door frames door for the ensuite…

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S_PadivalView the latest post
Dec 05, 2021 6:58 pm
Joker
5 December
My experience buying windows in ChinaMy experience buying windows in China

Owner Builder Forum

1 ... 7, 8, 9

I'd love to see your videos... I have imported from China for 23 years the trick…

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JokerView the latest post
Dec 05, 2021 6:11 pm
Stewie D
5 December
Windows at the back rooms on the 2 floorWindows at the back rooms on the 2 floor

Go onto your councils website under development application or maybe planning and…

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Stewie DView the latest post
Dec 05, 2021 12:48 pm
michaelyoni64
5 December
Fibreglass stepsFibreglass steps

Hi, we have a fibreglass pool and over the past two years the elderly parents, relatives…

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michaelyoni64View the latest post
Dec 05, 2021 12:11 pm
kennyc
5 December
Comment on Price EstimateComment on Price Estimate

I noticed the Baw Baw levy and the diagram of your house. I'm building in Baw Baw…

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kennycView the latest post
Dec 05, 2021 11:57 am


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