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SaveH2OView the latest post
Jul 24, 2024 8:57 pm
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Side setback for sloping siteSide setback for sloping site

Building A New House

VIC

Hi , Hope this email finds you well. I am planning to build new house in Glen Iris…

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wallace.auView the latest post
Jul 24, 2024 8:11 pm
External Sensor Flood lightExternal Sensor Flood light

I used Mr Beams battery powered sensor lights. No wiring required, batteries are…

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AlthomView the latest post
Jul 24, 2024 6:27 pm
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Sealing windowSealing window

I installed a new window which was smaller than the existing so has to fill in around…

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Bigdog7676View the latest post
Jul 24, 2024 4:34 pm
Council rejected the RFS single dwelling kitCouncil rejected the RFS single dwelling kit

Hi All, I intend on building a house in bushfire prone land ( NSW) and the local…

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summerhill22View the latest post
Jul 24, 2024 1:52 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
Ando81
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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
alexthewale
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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
alexp79
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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
alexp79
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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
23 July
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
23 July
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
23 July
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
23 July
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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23 July
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


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