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Help in choosing Kitchen AppliancesHelp in choosing Kitchen Appliances

Hi, We are in the process of building a new house and have the option of choosing…

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wildrainView the latest post
Oct 23, 2021 7:14 am
Acoustic for a duplexAcoustic for a duplex

what the cavity is filled with? What are you planning to cover the brick with?

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alexp79View the latest post
Oct 23, 2021 1:25 am
Custom Floorplan comments and reviewCustom Floorplan comments and review

Building A New House

1, 2

I appreciate you sharing such great information. Could you tell me more about Lil…

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lenovolaptop2249View the latest post
Oct 23, 2021 12:04 am
Flu vent on roofFlu vent on roof

Sorry for the confusion. It's not LPG because it's not bottled gas. Just the gas…

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wagga123View the latest post
Oct 22, 2021 9:13 pm
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WellbuildView the latest post
Oct 22, 2021 8:29 pm
Knockdown Rebuild Acre Inner MelbourneKnockdown Rebuild Acre Inner Melbourne

Good advice, I completely agree. My dream is to build on the block though but just…

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glutamicView the latest post
Oct 22, 2021 8:24 pm
Occupancy Certificate Requirement after Moving inOccupancy Certificate Requirement after Moving in

New construction has to meet minimum standards to comply with energy efficiency…

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wagga123View the latest post
Oct 22, 2021 5:13 pm
Floorplan feedbackFloorplan feedback

If you need a separate powder room, you could possibly carve out some space in…

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mockkieView the latest post
Oct 22, 2021 3:20 pm
Cost of new ceiling - help with expectationsCost of new ceiling - help with expectations

In that case, it is at least 6x more expensive than market rate. Generally, you…

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alexp79View the latest post
Oct 22, 2021 2:58 pm
Z wave home automation questions and helpZ wave home automation questions and help

Wi-Fi devices will be a better option for smart home devices those days. Z-wave/…

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alexp79View the latest post
Oct 22, 2021 2:45 pm
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Chana463View the latest post
Oct 22, 2021 1:18 pm
Brett Mcgauchie Area Projects MelbourneBrett Mcgauchie Area Projects Melbourne

I also did some work for Kate Mcgauchie. Acted very nice and polite. Once I finished…

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Janey Anne CarterView the latest post
Oct 22, 2021 11:45 am
Main Bedroom, Ensuite and Walk in robe layoutMain Bedroom, Ensuite and Walk in robe layout

Maybe you could swap the Ens and WIR in the original design? Something like this…

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Jason526View the latest post
Oct 22, 2021 11:31 am
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Chirpee1View the latest post
Oct 22, 2021 10:05 am
Garage North West facing block orientationGarage North West facing block orientation

Does front mean to the garage side or to the back? Thank you for your information…

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Jason526View the latest post
Oct 22, 2021 8:00 am
cangransecond
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Carlisle Canterbury Grand 43Carlisle Canterbury Grand 43

Blonde, haven’t got our plans drawn yet. That will happen in the next couple of…

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cangransecondView the latest post
Oct 22, 2021 7:20 am
anura
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Metricon Riviera 54Metricon Riviera 54

Hi Tam Tran We are also looking at building Riviera 54 just like you we are looking…

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anuraView the latest post
Oct 22, 2021 12:03 am
Pulse
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Neighbours bolted fence to my wall during constructionNeighbours bolted fence to my wall during construction

This issue keeps coming up with builds to the boundary. If you are going to build…

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PulseView the latest post
Oct 21, 2021 8:52 pm
Flamingo
21 October
Building with Wisdom HomesBuilding with Wisdom Homes

Building A New House

NSW
1 ... 809, 810, 811

Hi Suzk, how is your building going? how are you finding their progress and quality…

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FlamingoView the latest post
Oct 21, 2021 6:07 pm
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WokaaaView the latest post
Oct 21, 2021 5:51 pm
chars0974
21 October
Thomas Archer Hive 45 - Boroondara [2021]Thomas Archer Hive 45 - Boroondara [2021]

Building A New House

VIC
1, 2

Thanks for your info. We are almost same as i just receive Master drawing V1 today…

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chars0974View the latest post
Oct 21, 2021 5:37 pm
Dale26
21 October
Fairhaven Riverview 26 review? Henley Monaco 25 review?Fairhaven Riverview 26 review? Henley Monaco 25 review?

Do Not Build With Fairhaven. We had several building managers during construction…

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Dale26View the latest post
Oct 21, 2021 5:26 pm
dom0387
21 October
Custom Build Floor Plans - Please Review!Custom Build Floor Plans - Please Review!

Thank you so much, I am loving some of the changes you have made! I think you have…

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dom0387View the latest post
Oct 21, 2021 5:24 pm
TheCrows
21 October
GJ Gardner MontvilleGJ Gardner Montville

That’s so exciting! How much did you modify the plan? Also, I’d love to see…

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TheCrowsView the latest post
Oct 21, 2021 5:23 pm
trev123
21 October
Costs of Land with a large slope - 9 meter fall!Costs of Land with a large slope - 9 meter fall!

I am interested in a piece of land in Fyansford Geelong, 1400SQM with a too good…

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trev123View the latest post
Oct 21, 2021 4:48 pm
navmuk
21 October
Owner Building in CanberraOwner Building in Canberra

Hi, We are considering Owner Building in Canberra. I haven't found many recent posts…

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navmukView the latest post
Oct 21, 2021 4:23 pm
dom0387
21 October
Low E glass - are you using it, pros and consLow E glass - are you using it, pros and cons

Windows & Doors

1, 2, 3, 4

Its also only 2-3mm thick, some provide thicker up to 5-6mm but cost almost as…

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dom0387View the latest post
Oct 21, 2021 3:44 pm
annakoh
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21 October
Thomas Archer Bayside BuildThomas Archer Bayside Build

Building A New House

VIC
1 ... 16, 17, 18

Hi Anna It was on our list of must haves as we had one in a previous house and…

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annakohView the latest post
Oct 21, 2021 3:14 pm
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ChrisBirmele
21 October
Toilet cistern not filling with waterToilet cistern not filling with water

You were right the problem was that 'pig's tail' thing in the shaft deteriorated…

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ChrisBirmeleView the latest post
Oct 21, 2021 3:06 pm
Melani123
21 October
Building Doulton 50 with MetriconBuilding Doulton 50 with Metricon

Building A New House

1, 2

Volume builders generally won't install anything you supply. You can either do…

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Melani123View the latest post
Oct 21, 2021 12:10 pm
MyFirst
21 October
Big M brickwork, am I being picky? I don't think so...Big M brickwork, am I being picky? I don't think so...

IMO, your brick wall looks perfectly fine. Dont' get too hung up over it. If you…

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MyFirstView the latest post
Oct 21, 2021 10:23 am
Mikaela3105
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21 October
Building with fowler homesBuilding with fowler homes

Building A New House

NSW
1, 2, 3

We’re probably looking at February start as Christmas lockdown is fast approaching…

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Mikaela3105View the latest post
Oct 21, 2021 5:15 am
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maddisonjean
21 October
Ghosting on ceiling of 4 year old homeGhosting on ceiling of 4 year old home

Building A New House

VIC

My alfresco ceiling has noticeable cracks and ghosting. Is this covered by my builders…

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maddisonjeanView the latest post
Oct 21, 2021 2:14 am
arcadelt
21 October
Hydronic Heating Panels & BoilersHydronic Heating Panels & Boilers

Individual temperature control in different areas of the home.

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arcadeltView the latest post
Oct 21, 2021 12:08 am
Sam B6
21 October
Building with FOWLER HOMES in Sydney/ NSW!!!Building with FOWLER HOMES in Sydney/ NSW!!!

Building A New House

NSW
1, 2

Thanks Fore2 for your review comments. I can see the old reviews you write about…

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Sam B6View the latest post
Oct 20, 2021 11:12 pm
chippy
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20 October
Chinese cement sheeting in newer houses?Chinese cement sheeting in newer houses?

https://www.abc.net.au/news/2016-02-14/ ... os/7166674 Maybe I only work on quality…

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chippyView the latest post
Oct 20, 2021 10:08 pm
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hamish78
20 October
Bayside buildBayside build

Starting to research our future build with an aim to breaking ground in the new…

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hamish78View the latest post
Oct 20, 2021 8:49 pm
smiatke
20 October
Painting asbestosPainting asbestos

Hi, We recently bought a house and before doing so had a building inspection undertaken…

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smiatkeView the latest post
Oct 20, 2021 8:21 pm
moudzj
20 October
Driveway standards and issues.Driveway standards and issues.

General Discussion

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Your driveway goes from 4%17%10%. Your first transition doesn't comply with scraping…

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moudzjView the latest post
Oct 20, 2021 7:44 pm
Hybrid flooring warpingHybrid flooring warping

You want to be careful about a defamation filing. Your post is massively inaccurate…

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jimmytheboarhunterView the latest post
Oct 20, 2021 7:37 pm
Jacinta Rich
20 October
RoofingRoofing

Looking at building the roof of a new building in steel (roof frames, rafters, colourbond…

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Jacinta RichView the latest post
Oct 20, 2021 6:01 pm
AAAnewbuyer
20 October
Qartaba HomesQartaba Homes

That's scary paid full amount and waiting. I was thinking of box hill NSW. Where…

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AAAnewbuyerView the latest post
Oct 20, 2021 5:02 pm
AFALDT
20 October
Living with a dark Colourbond roofLiving with a dark Colourbond roof

Building A New House

QLD

Thank you Noname, agree with your points. Certainly not overly concerned, but thought…

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AFALDTView the latest post
Oct 20, 2021 4:52 pm
Mick1
20 October
Don't build with MetriconDon't build with Metricon

Our personal experience involved junior trades (some with no prior experience),…

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Mick1View the latest post
Oct 20, 2021 3:16 pm
sashatheman
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20 October
How do i re-render and paint outside wallHow do i re-render and paint outside wall

Hey everyone I haven't posted in a few years, but thought I'd ask a question. In…

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sashathemanView the latest post
Oct 20, 2021 1:15 pm
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mpricecs
20 October
A&L Stacker Door - Home Style Security ScreensA&L Stacker Door - Home Style Security Screens

Building A New House

NSW

Hi all, Has anyone added the AL supplied Home Style Security Screens to their A!…

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mpricecsView the latest post
Oct 20, 2021 12:42 pm
biancaC
20 October
CDC query - AHD & Flood LevelsCDC query - AHD & Flood Levels

Hello, could I please get the details also? Thank you

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biancaCView the latest post
Oct 20, 2021 11:55 am
SaveH2O
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20 October
Rainwater harvesting tank overflowRainwater harvesting tank overflow

A dedicated drain valve (that most homeowners have their pump connected to!) is…

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SaveH2OView the latest post
Oct 20, 2021 11:52 am
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16391840
20 October
Building with Adenbrook homesBuilding with Adenbrook homes

Has anyone recently build with Adenbrook homes? Please provide feedback .

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16391840View the latest post
Oct 20, 2021 9:31 am


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