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What does this landscape plan mean?What does this landscape plan mean?

Got the keys to our new house and now getting landscaping finalised so that we can…

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misraelView the latest post
Dec 06, 2021 11:35 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
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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
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
First time builders- pit falls.First time builders- pit falls.

Hi all, wish I’d found this forum earlier. I’ve owned a few homes but this is…

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Ashington HomesView the latest post
Dec 06, 2021 7:48 pm
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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
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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dom0387View the latest post
Dec 06, 2021 6:32 pm
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
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
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
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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Vegetation Scrape?Vegetation Scrape?

Turns out, that isn't the end of that. They've directed me to a clause in the contract…

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stanksView the latest post
Dec 06, 2021 5:13 pm
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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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
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
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
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
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
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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
Yesterday
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
Yesterday
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
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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
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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
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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
Yesterday
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
bricklayer88
5 December
Can u deck over existing concrete slab?Can u deck over existing concrete slab?

Outdoor Living

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wouldn't suggest laying the timber straight down on the concrete eventually the…

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bricklayer88View the latest post
Dec 05, 2021 9:30 am
Odinivy2019
4 December
Help me identify this ceiling!Help me identify this ceiling!

I thought as well but the close up photo shows wood savings. Wonder if it's board…

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Odinivy2019View the latest post
Dec 04, 2021 7:16 pm
Tasseachange
4 December
Building on a slopeBuilding on a slope

Hi all. I've just had my first look at our part way built house (frame up and no…

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TasseachangeView the latest post
Dec 04, 2021 3:14 pm
Tex088
4 December
Masterton - WestwoodMasterton - Westwood

Building A New House

1, 2

Pre construction starts when the contract is signed. We signed the tender (deposit…

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Tex088View the latest post
Dec 04, 2021 2:53 pm
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SaveH2OView the latest post
Dec 04, 2021 1:21 pm
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teto10
4 December
CCTV through builder or leave it until handover?CCTV through builder or leave it until handover?

I agree, I recommend IPC-HDW3641TMP-AS as it has starlight technology which means…

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teto10View the latest post
Dec 04, 2021 1:14 pm
teto10
4 December
Recommend security cameras + supporting systemRecommend security cameras + supporting system

I get it the software to run this system must be OS X or IOS based, with a preference…

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teto10View the latest post
Dec 04, 2021 1:13 pm
teto10
4 December
Bosch Alarm 3000 Mobile phone alertBosch Alarm 3000 Mobile phone alert

The problem is, whenever I arm the alarm, I start getting phone call from the alarm…

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teto10View the latest post
Dec 04, 2021 1:11 pm
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FHB_NSWView the latest post
Dec 04, 2021 12:03 pm
paul_di
4 December
Stallion Projects, Casagrande, BuildQ ReviewsStallion Projects, Casagrande, BuildQ Reviews

Building A New House

NSW

Hi All, We have shortlisted three custom builders and would like to know whether…

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paul_diView the latest post
Dec 04, 2021 11:34 am
Althom
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4 December
Stolen Water MeterStolen Water Meter

Building A New House

WA

Of zero use for water meters though

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AlthomView the latest post
Dec 04, 2021 10:27 am
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Ozshaz
4 December
Things you forget - summary page 32Things you forget - summary page 32

Building A New House

1 ... 59, 60, 61

Great to see that you had a good finish after the earlier challenges ! With regards…

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OzshazView the latest post
Dec 04, 2021 10:09 am
babird
4 December
Building with Tempo LivingBuilding with Tempo Living

Anyone have experience building with them? Looking for any feedback, good or bad…

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babirdView the latest post
Dec 04, 2021 8:42 am
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diepiggyView the latest post
Dec 04, 2021 7:03 am
RameshN
3 December
Building Doulton 50 with MetriconBuilding Doulton 50 with Metricon

Building A New House

1, 2, 3

We went with their downlights, and got batten holders in the rooms we wish to add…

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RameshNView the latest post
Dec 03, 2021 8:24 pm
Echo2k3
3 December
7 Months, No Brickie!7 Months, No Brickie!

It's all too common right now in WA, most especially if you're with a BGC company…

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Echo2k3View the latest post
Dec 03, 2021 8:16 pm


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