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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
Knockdown Rebuild Acre Inner MelbourneKnockdown Rebuild Acre Inner Melbourne

Hi all I have an old 1.5 acre house in Templestowe (Melbourne). I'm in the very…

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glutamicView the latest post
Oct 22, 2021 5:04 pm
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Oct 22, 2021 4:41 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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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
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
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PulseView the latest post
Oct 21, 2021 8:52 pm
Building with Wisdom HomesBuilding with Wisdom Homes

Building A New House

NSW
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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
Thomas Archer Hive 45 - Boroondara [2021]Thomas Archer Hive 45 - Boroondara [2021]

Building A New House

VIC
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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Low E glass - are you using it, pros and consLow E glass - are you using it, pros and cons

Windows & Doors

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

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Oct 21, 2021 3:44 pm
annakoh
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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
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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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Oct 21, 2021 3:06 pm
Melani123
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Building Doulton 50 with MetriconBuilding Doulton 50 with Metricon

Building A New House

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

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Oct 21, 2021 12:10 pm
MyFirst
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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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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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StructuralBIMGuyView the latest post
Oct 20, 2021 9:29 am
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philimon
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20 October
Garage - House Door as Cavity SliderGarage - House Door as Cavity Slider

Maybe you need a piece of advice from a professional. I understand why you want…

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philimonView the latest post
Oct 20, 2021 4:47 am
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