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Have anyone used Quality timber Doors?Have anyone used Quality timber Doors?

I have found a timber doors supplier in Dandenong called Quality Timber Doors. Here…

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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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South-facing orientationSouth-facing orientation

a designer should be able to prepare 3d views showing angles of light inside every…

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oklouiseView the latest post
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Don't tilers grout around penetrating pipes when tiling?Don't tilers grout around penetrating pipes when tiling?

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VIC

Hi all, Our newly built house had water-damage in our ensuite vanity cabinet's side…

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chippy
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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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Jul 21, 2024 11:05 am
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amitesh
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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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Jul 21, 2024 10:23 am
Djmi
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New roof cut into old roofNew roof cut into old roof

Both roofs are old school jarrah stick built,

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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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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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Jul 19, 2024 5:56 pm
chippy
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19 July
kitchen cabins before or after floor tileskitchen cabins before or after floor tiles

It doesn't really matter with tiles because the tiles finish tight with the cabinetry…

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chippyView the latest post
Jul 19, 2024 5:46 pm
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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

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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

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Thanks again, oklouise. Really appreciate it.

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xenaView the latest post
Jul 19, 2024 12:53 am
cheapest landscapping optioncheapest landscapping option

Dear the cost depends on your requirement. First of all decide: 1. What landscaping…

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George HenryView the latest post
Jul 18, 2024 10:21 pm
Provisional variationsProvisional variations

Gia What does the provisional cost clause in the master builder's contract say?…

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Jul 18, 2024 7:54 pm
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Pulse
18 July
Cracks in slab that tiles are to be laid onCracks in slab that tiles are to be laid on

If the cracks are in a reinforced slab you can use a tiling mat but from what I…

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PulseView the latest post
Jul 18, 2024 7:00 pm
Gsps
18 July
Increased energy consumption from hot water heaterIncreased energy consumption from hot water heater

Hi So the background story. My uncle was regularly using below 10kwh per day. Doesnt…

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GspsView the latest post
Jul 18, 2024 3:50 pm
Sven
18 July
Is it possible to get the Coral Homes Highlands 36 home?Is it possible to get the Coral Homes Highlands 36 home?

Building A New House

QLD

Did you find the answers you were looking for? We have been out to the display home…

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SvenView the latest post
Jul 18, 2024 1:37 pm
Builder Terminated contract after Variation RequestedBuilder Terminated contract after Variation Requested

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VIC

Joanne I can't stress how important it is for you to see a lawyer, like yesterday…

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Ashington HomesView the latest post
Jul 18, 2024 1:11 pm
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BrianM
18 July
New front door stain and varnish questionsNew front door stain and varnish questions

I have a new Canadian Ash front door and frame. I need some advice. Can i coat Feast…

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Jul 18, 2024 5:02 am
quein_
17 July
Pool Builder in BrisbanePool Builder in Brisbane

I'm looking for guidance on what I should consider for our pool. We are actively…

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Jul 17, 2024 10:27 pm
Sara thy
17 July
Recessed or Surface Mounted LED under overhead cabinRecessed or Surface Mounted LED under overhead cabin

In kitchen design, want to run the full recessed LED channel under overhead cabin…

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Jul 17, 2024 3:51 pm
ponzutwo
17 July
media room in whitemedia room in white

that's a lot of it depends Is it just a room with a TV you plan on watching, oris…

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Jul 17, 2024 1:56 pm
stefcep
17 July
Wall wrapWall wrap

Anyone have an recommendations on wall wrap insulation? My energy rating simply…

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stefcepView the latest post
Jul 17, 2024 1:41 pm
echelon6
17 July
Recommend me an architect / designer pleaseRecommend me an architect / designer please

Building A New House

NSW

I'm looking for a person or team who can design and get the DA for my KDR. I'm building…

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echelon6View the latest post
Jul 17, 2024 9:56 am
homeonefan
17 July
HYG Property DevelopersHYG Property Developers

Hi, Does anyone know or has any feedback of HYG Property developers ( https://hyg…

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homeonefanView the latest post
Jul 17, 2024 8:44 am
Poor Ground Bearing result..less than 100kpaPoor Ground Bearing result..less than 100kpa

Andrea You are welcome. I know we over engineer our slabs, as we have to give a…

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Ashington HomesView the latest post
Jul 17, 2024 6:26 am
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Beacon Lighting 20% DiscountBeacon Lighting 20% Discount

Building A New House

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Hi Everyone I had a call from Beacon today. Apparently they are very grateful that…

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Ashington HomesView the latest post
Jul 16, 2024 5:31 pm
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Knockdown rebuild process - basic order of stepsKnockdown rebuild process - basic order of steps

Building A New House

NSW

Hi echelon6 If you like, give me a call and I will walk you through the steps to…

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Ashington HomesView the latest post
Jul 16, 2024 5:28 pm
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stefcep
16 July
Hebel + steel frame vs brick+ timber frameHebel + steel frame vs brick+ timber frame

You can't fix joinery to steel frames with magnets. What I am talking about are…

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stefcepView the latest post
Jul 16, 2024 10:58 am
SJT76
16 July
Semi-custom 48sq build with Semore Homes (SE Melbourne)Semi-custom 48sq build with Semore Homes (SE Melbourne)

Building A New House

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We're still happy with the place - nothing falling down around our ears yet. Just…

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SJT76View the latest post
Jul 16, 2024 9:07 am
jonathanbi
16 July
Urgent help pleaseUrgent help please

Hi everyone, So, in my contract, I have thermally broken windows. But the builder…

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jonathanbiView the latest post
Jul 16, 2024 1:53 am
Help please... ContractHelp please... Contract

Can anyone please suggest a good building lawyer to me? The builder has walked away…

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Jul 15, 2024 9:32 pm
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SaveH2O
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15 July
feature wall colorfeature wall color

I always picked up a colour in the curtains to avoid a clash. I also found that…

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Jul 15, 2024 9:15 pm
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Is this a fair cost for a build?Is this a fair cost for a build?

PM me your email and I will send you a spreadsheet break up of costs we use, but…

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Ashington HomesView the latest post
Jul 15, 2024 5:27 pm
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Building a flame zone house in West Pymble on a steep siteBuilding a flame zone house in West Pymble on a steep site

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To help others plan their flame zone build, in the coming days I will do a reconciliation…

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