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Design Feedback: Solar passiveDesign Feedback: Solar passive

Hi Guys! In 2020, I posted a design and was interested in feedback regarding solar…

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AnnaDeeCeeView the latest post
Jan 24, 2022 12:01 am
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
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
Banksia House from YourHome Passive DesignBanksia House from YourHome Passive Design

Sorry I meant their standard inclusions (not standard build /design). They fully…

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stonesthrowView the latest post
Jan 23, 2022 11:34 pm
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
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
Thomas Archer Hue 44 Bayside Build - 2021Thomas Archer Hue 44 Bayside Build - 2021

Did TA give you a build month when you initially paid your deposit? When we paid…

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KelmartianView the latest post
Jan 23, 2022 7:53 pm
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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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
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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
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
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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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
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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
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Homebuildguide-ColinView the latest post
Jan 23, 2022 12:25 pm
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How much did my build cost?How much did my build cost?

Hey @bbarbosa85 - good luck with your build! There is a lot of great info on here…

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Homebuildguide-ColinView the latest post
Jan 23, 2022 11:59 am
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Custom Build - Tender Presentation 24th JanCustom Build - Tender Presentation 24th Jan

Building A New House

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That's great, best of luck. I hope the tender comes back as expected. Understanding…

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Homebuildguide-ColinView the latest post
Jan 23, 2022 11:21 am
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
Adam_17
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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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Adam_17View the latest post
Jan 22, 2022 6:28 pm
MrSober
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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
Marge1
22 January
New home buildNew home build

Yes. Your absolutely right Kippers ( and Pulse). I am finding this all out. I was…

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Marge1View the latest post
Jan 22, 2022 5:30 am
buttleradam15
22 January
Cracking on beam joining with wall - concern ?Cracking on beam joining with wall - concern ?

You can introduce a mesh between the beam and the wall say about 150 mm width throughout…

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buttleradam15View the latest post
Jan 22, 2022 1:13 am
buildone
22 January
Storm water pit liftingStorm water pit lifting

I don't think the plan here is to move pit up or down, it is just to bring to the…

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buildoneView the latest post
Jan 22, 2022 12:21 am
buildone
22 January
Concrete substitute for drivewayConcrete substitute for driveway

Spot on Chris. The only problem with pavers is its moving capabilities and if one…

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buildoneView the latest post
Jan 22, 2022 12:18 am
Bad Concrete PourBad Concrete Pour

How to plan a good concrete pour and avoid a bad one 1.Make sure you and the trades…

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StructuralBIMGuyView the latest post
Jan 21, 2022 11:43 pm
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pw168
21 January
Awnings on Hebel Awnings on Hebel

I’m also interested in installing a retractable awning on my Hegel wall. Please…

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pw168View the latest post
Jan 21, 2022 11:35 pm
Flamingo
21 January
Hotondo Homes in AdministrationHotondo Homes in Administration

I was at Home World the other day, I see some builders have promotion for 18 months…

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FlamingoView the latest post
Jan 21, 2022 9:47 pm
Thylacene
21 January
Existing Timber Deck MaintenanceExisting Timber Deck Maintenance

Just done one of ours, had left it to long to maintenance coat it. Pressure washed…

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ThylaceneView the latest post
Jan 21, 2022 5:02 pm
wrexter
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21 January
Black timbergrain laminate or VeneerBlack timbergrain laminate or Veneer

Hi All Looking at predominately using a black / dark timbergrain loo cabinetry in…

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wrexterView the latest post
Jan 21, 2022 3:02 pm
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Custom Home Building BlogCustom Home Building Blog

Building A New House

VIC

Hey everyone I started blogging a few weeks ago about custom home building renovations…

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Homebuildguide-ColinView the latest post
Jan 21, 2022 2:28 pm
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build2020
21 January
Pre final inspection-outstandingPre final inspection-outstanding

Building A New House

VIC

Fantastic news re Thomas Archer. We are currently building with them and they have…

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build2020View the latest post
Jan 21, 2022 2:19 pm
AlexxT2020
21 January
Basement Cooling and HeatingBasement Cooling and Heating

You could check with Link if having an AC will work for your basement. I've tried…

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AlexxT2020View the latest post
Jan 21, 2022 1:48 pm
Good Builders for over 40sq Houses in NSWGood Builders for over 40sq Houses in NSW

Hey there, Prash. I read your post and thought I could assist. Your choice of a…

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Homebuildguide-ColinView the latest post
Jan 21, 2022 12:49 pm
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Base
21 January
Canberra - why no building contracts act for ACT?Canberra - why no building contracts act for ACT?

While building in the ACT I experienced multiple frustrating moments as the builder…

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BaseView the latest post
Jan 21, 2022 11:13 am
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murtaza.shView the latest post
Jan 21, 2022 10:41 am
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maverick123
21 January
Thomas Archer Nouveau 41 Glen Eira Build [2021]Thomas Archer Nouveau 41 Glen Eira Build [2021]

Building A New House

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Can't comment on this, but our BC has been awesome. Maybe 2 day reply tops. And…

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maverick123View the latest post
Jan 21, 2022 9:17 am


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