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Concrete Sleeper Retaining Wall costConcrete Sleeper Retaining Wall cost

Hello All! This is my very first post in the forum. I am exploring some land blocks…

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saha-homeView the latest post
Oct 24, 2021 11:26 am
moudzj
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Driveway standards and issues.Driveway standards and issues.

General Discussion

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These council drawings comply - I know them. The issue is that you applied that…

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moudzjView the latest post
Oct 24, 2021 11:06 am
Hybrid flooring warpingHybrid flooring warping

Flooring & Floor Covering

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Doesn't really matter what the business owner thinks is fair. Australian Consumer…

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SpazzenView the latest post
Oct 24, 2021 10:58 am
Help in choosing Kitchen AppliancesHelp in choosing Kitchen Appliances

Hi @arcadelt. Thanks a lot for your response. See my comments below. I did like…

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wildrainView the latest post
Oct 24, 2021 10:56 am
Steel vs Timber PricingSteel vs Timber Pricing

Jacinta What are your builder's recommending? We are finding that steel is cheaper…

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Ashington HomesView the latest post
Oct 24, 2021 9:58 am
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Boston 42 Alternatives?Boston 42 Alternatives?

shortman what's wrong with your block? cheers Simeon

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Ashington HomesView the latest post
Oct 24, 2021 9:55 am
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strannikView the latest post
Oct 24, 2021 9:37 am
Inground pool levelInground pool level

A case of capitalising on the ignorance of a first time pool owner and me thinking…

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Suzanne555View the latest post
Oct 24, 2021 7:08 am
Painting exterior old (lead) chalking paintPainting exterior old (lead) chalking paint

You need to get as much of the original paint off as possible. I'd be using a hose…

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Stewie DView the latest post
Oct 24, 2021 7:07 am
Painting asbestosPainting asbestos

How hot does the sheeting become when the fireplace is used? If it isn't too hot…

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Stewie DView the latest post
Oct 24, 2021 6:32 am
jim78
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Knock Down RebuildKnock Down Rebuild

Hi New here and new to building, we are considering a knock down rebuild on the…

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jim78View the latest post
Oct 23, 2021 10:08 pm
Can anyone tell me what type of grass this is..Can anyone tell me what type of grass this is..

It looks more Kikuyu than buffalo. Buffalo is usually a darker green. Either way…

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wagga123View the latest post
Oct 23, 2021 8:24 pm
Cleveland ornamental pearCleveland ornamental pear

We had ours removed. Huge roots are very invasive. Nice looking but they make a…

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wagga123View the latest post
Oct 23, 2021 8:17 pm
union
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Boston 42 with ClarendonBoston 42 with Clarendon

Building A New House

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my tender price is 690k, but that includes a 30k step up in the house. It also includes…

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unionView the latest post
Oct 23, 2021 7:51 pm
Façade colour schemeFaçade colour scheme

Building A New House

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Hi All, I am confused on the colour theme for my facade and exterior, so far I…

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adnanmirView the latest post
Oct 23, 2021 4:08 pm
Building Sorrento Grand retreat with Carlisle homesBuilding Sorrento Grand retreat with Carlisle homes

hi Mate, how did you go for your colour selection , would like to share your exterior…

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adnanmirView the latest post
Oct 23, 2021 3:48 pm
Information on building a small homeInformation on building a small home

Thankyou, I guess I am going by Friends building experiences in the same area over…

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JessikajadeView the latest post
Oct 23, 2021 3:25 pm
Sydney Demolition Companies - Any Recommendations?Sydney Demolition Companies - Any Recommendations?

Building A New House

NSW
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We did a Demolistion of fibro house with lots of absestos .. the guys were fantastic…

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Athenak7View the latest post
Oct 23, 2021 3:14 pm
My build - GJ Gardners - NewportMy build - GJ Gardners - Newport

Finally some progress, the slab was poured recently. Eta on frames, i was told 3…

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SpazzenView the latest post
Oct 23, 2021 2:18 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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annakohView the latest post
Oct 23, 2021 12:33 pm
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oklouise
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Garage North West facing block orientationGarage North West facing block orientation

with the a suitable floorplan your block will be fine for a new build in Brisbane…

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oklouiseView the latest post
Oct 23, 2021 8:06 am
Custom Floorplan comments and reviewCustom Floorplan comments and review

Building A New House

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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
wagga123
22 October
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
glutamic
22 October
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
wagga123
22 October
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
mockkie
22 October
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
alexp79
22 October
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
alexp79
22 October
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
Jason526
22 October
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
cangransecond
22 October
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
22 October
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
21 October
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
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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
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

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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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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
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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

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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
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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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