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Latch too far from the frame to grabLatch too far from the frame to grab

It looks like the latch is shutting on the striker and not dropping into the hole…

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chippyView the latest post
Feb 22, 2024 4:03 pm
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Building inspector recommendations - MelbourneBuilding inspector recommendations - Melbourne

If you have the need to secretly time your inspector on site then you have no confidence…

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Ashington HomesView the latest post
Feb 22, 2024 3:49 pm
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roof damage insurance claimroof damage insurance claim

My concern is that if I accept the cash settlement, my house will not be covered…

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yujingsz1990View the latest post
Feb 22, 2024 3:06 pm
Garage Door MalfunctionGarage Door Malfunction

Thankyou! As you can see it will need new structural replacement to hold the door…

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Jordo75View the latest post
Feb 22, 2024 9:35 am
roof structural repairroof structural repair

If you are in Victoria here are exemptions from building permit under Building Regulations…

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building-expertView the latest post
Feb 22, 2024 9:08 am
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Living room helpLiving room help

Can anyone help with the layout of my living room, it seems that no matter what…

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KayJadeView the latest post
Feb 22, 2024 2:09 am
Insulation for Internal wall, between floorsInsulation for Internal wall, between floors

Any insulation experts please advise as I am planning to do following insulation…

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Sara thyView the latest post
Feb 21, 2024 11:04 pm
Soak Well SuggestionsSoak Well Suggestions

Finally got the Soakwell at my house sucked out. Now I’m looking for ideas on…

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simplesView the latest post
Feb 21, 2024 8:21 pm
stanks
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Oil under boards before layingOil under boards before laying

I'm about to put down some Merbau. Is it necessary to oil underneath the boards…

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stanksView the latest post
Feb 21, 2024 6:51 pm
nookage
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Zincalume StainingZincalume Staining

Hi, I have an area of zincalume cladding encasing a number of external downpipes…

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nookageView the latest post
Feb 21, 2024 6:41 pm
noviice
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Am I too heavy for the roof cavity?Am I too heavy for the roof cavity?

It depends where you step on and if you plan to bounce around. If it is chipboard…

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noviiceView the latest post
Feb 21, 2024 6:02 pm
poppet
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handles not horizantalhandles not horizantal

hi, our painter did a good job on the external face of the house. he was originally…

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Feb 21, 2024 5:24 pm
dotty
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Solar Panel InstallationSolar Panel Installation

$3500 for a 3.3 kW setup? Your builder is applying a markup of about 100% and is…

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dottyView the latest post
Feb 21, 2024 4:02 pm
suku18
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Any expereince with Exhibit Design and Construction?Any expereince with Exhibit Design and Construction?

Hello Hyeuk, Just wondering if you did actually build with EDC constructions? I…

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Feb 21, 2024 2:17 pm
suku18
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Fixed Price build Contract Vs Project management buildFixed Price build Contract Vs Project management build

Thank you so much everyone. This all makes a lot of sense. I guess when you talk…

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suku18View the latest post
Feb 21, 2024 12:47 pm
Sean-O
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Charleston Homes - anyone worked with them?Charleston Homes - anyone worked with them?

Building A New House

NSW
1, 2, 3, 4, 5

There have been a few questions lately asking about Charleston and working with…

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Sean-OView the latest post
Feb 21, 2024 11:28 am
Pulse
20 February
Renovation size rules help NSWRenovation size rules help NSW

just ask council, most have a free service for this.

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PulseView the latest post
Feb 20, 2024 6:01 pm
supersleuth
20 February
Under house retaining wallUnder house retaining wall

Yeah my reasoning is just that those house posts are designed for vertical load…

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supersleuthView the latest post
Feb 20, 2024 1:37 pm
Noom
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20 February
Builder refusing to give OPBuilder refusing to give OP

Building A New House

VIC

Hi Anu123 Just wondering, how it ended up? Have you complete the building with…

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NoomView the latest post
Feb 20, 2024 12:31 pm
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robbie762
20 February
Smooth out / remove slate tile fireplaceSmooth out / remove slate tile fireplace

We have a working fireplace with dark slate tile. We want to smooth it out and paint…

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robbie762View the latest post
Feb 20, 2024 12:14 pm
calvinhobbes1
20 February
Advice on new buildAdvice on new build

Hello, I am new here and looking for advice on an investment project. I have land…

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calvinhobbes1View the latest post
Feb 20, 2024 11:28 am
gommeqld
20 February
Stratco Outback Sunroof ReviewStratco Outback Sunroof Review

I've had direct and extremely unpleasant dealings with Stratco patios. It is the…

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gommeqldView the latest post
Feb 20, 2024 10:37 am
andy8
20 February
Do I need a new garage door motor or I being scammed?Do I need a new garage door motor or I being scammed?

My garage door has started playing up recently. Sometimes (and getting more frequent…

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andy8View the latest post
Feb 20, 2024 8:49 am
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building-expertView the latest post
Feb 20, 2024 8:34 am
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SaveH2O
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19 February
RainheadsRainheads

Building A New House

VIC

The rainhead's overflow lip at the front has to be a minimum 25mm below the gutter…

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SaveH2OView the latest post
Feb 19, 2024 8:14 pm
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Bao Nguyen
19 February
Termite and pest controlTermite and pest control

So as long as it’s is done by professional licensed companies, warranty is still…

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Bao NguyenView the latest post
Feb 19, 2024 7:25 pm
mypitbali
19 February
COLORBOND CORROSIONCOLORBOND CORROSION

Wayno29 - I think I have a similar problem - how did you go with getting your problem…

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mypitbaliView the latest post
Feb 19, 2024 5:03 pm
hydrogen01
19 February
I made a big mistake regarding my DA/CCI made a big mistake regarding my DA/CC

Thank you - much appreciated. Would you suggest a detail and contour survey. Or…

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hydrogen01View the latest post
Feb 19, 2024 1:25 pm
Sammy82
19 February
Retaining wall not built to specifications, PC helpRetaining wall not built to specifications, PC help

Thanks for your reply! All valid points and I agree with you on many of them. I…

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Sammy82View the latest post
Feb 19, 2024 12:16 am
Pulse
18 February
Footing advice and core fill advice for 600mm retaining wallFooting advice and core fill advice for 600mm retaining wall

Versaloc is a mortarless besser block system that still needs a properly engineered…

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PulseView the latest post
Feb 18, 2024 8:24 pm
SamMac
18 February
Concrete dissolveConcrete dissolve

Yep. Will give it a crack tomorrow, my goal is to use the acid to break the bond…

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SamMacView the latest post
Feb 18, 2024 8:07 pm
building-expert
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18 February
Electrical and plumbing plans post hand-over?Electrical and plumbing plans post hand-over?

If there have been changes, variations, during construction then the drawings should…

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building-expertView the latest post
Feb 18, 2024 6:55 pm
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GusM
18 February
Floor Plan QuestionsFloor Plan Questions

Building A New House

VIC

Thanks heaps for the reply and detailed markup. You've put a fair bit of effort…

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GusMView the latest post
Feb 18, 2024 6:21 pm
redfox
18 February
Native garden plansNative garden plans

Are there pdf plans online that display a list of native plants you can plant in…

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redfoxView the latest post
Feb 18, 2024 12:40 am
angelacb
17 February
Installing sliding doors to existing metal frame wardrobeInstalling sliding doors to existing metal frame wardrobe

Hi Simbo 2 Did you manage to install the sliding wardrobes on the metal frame? I…

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angelacbView the latest post
Feb 17, 2024 11:35 pm
SaveH2O
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16 February
Acrylic garage doors? Anyone?Acrylic garage doors? Anyone?

Building A New House

SA

It's a classic example of aesthetics subjugating function where style usurps precedence…

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SaveH2OView the latest post
Feb 16, 2024 9:56 pm
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SaveH2O
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16 February
Fixing gutter capacity issue around patioFixing gutter capacity issue around patio

This is a very challenging situation, made much harder by not being on site. Firstly…

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SaveH2OView the latest post
Feb 16, 2024 10:53 am
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ownerinproblem
15 February
Building Inspector recommendation in South Australia?Building Inspector recommendation in South Australia?

Building A New House

SA

Adam Baines Grad Cert Bldg Surv / Grad Dip Bldg Surv / MSAAPA Accredited Building…

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ownerinproblemView the latest post
Feb 15, 2024 7:36 pm


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