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Water pipes to close to electrical?Water pipes to close to electrical?

Does this look right? Is there anyone who can advise of seperation rules between…

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firsthome_2020View the latest post
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Dec 04, 2021 7:03 am
Poorly plumbed rainwater tankPoorly plumbed rainwater tank

Unfortunately, what you have identified are substandard practices that are nevertheless…

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SaveH2OView the latest post
Dec 04, 2021 12:30 am
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boris594View the latest post
Dec 04, 2021 12:21 am
Comment on Price EstimateComment on Price Estimate

Hi Jason and Boris, Thanks, your responses have been really helpful. I appreciate…

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simis2626View the latest post
Dec 03, 2021 11:26 pm
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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
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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Dec 03, 2021 8:16 pm
stanks
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Vegetation Scrape?Vegetation Scrape?

So, a couple of weeks ago, our builder noted that our vacant lot had some long grass…

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stanksView the latest post
Dec 03, 2021 7:29 pm
Tess11
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Simonds Gallery pricesSimonds Gallery prices

Building A New House

QLD

Hey all! Hoping to start our home building journey soon! We have a bit of a tight…

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Tess11View the latest post
Dec 03, 2021 6:10 pm
DIY dinning table ends up wobblyDIY dinning table ends up wobbly

…this is what I did and it's now very firm. Well done - that looks great. Yes…

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dharmeshView the latest post
Dec 03, 2021 5:54 pm
Stolen Water MeterStolen Water Meter

Building A New House

WA

We have a perfect solution for the security of your meters Meter Box Lock is providing…

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MeterBoxLockView the latest post
Dec 03, 2021 5:47 pm
Which Home Builder provides best value & flexibility?Which Home Builder provides best value & flexibility?

Building A New House

VIC

might be worth looking at Kingsbridge Homes, they provide more flexibility then…

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Hoffy05View the latest post
Dec 03, 2021 3:33 pm
Menangle ParkMenangle Park

Building A New House

NSW

In your council specifications it needs to be a H2 slab or better due to mine subsidence…

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dazedandconfusedView the latest post
Dec 03, 2021 2:55 pm
Building inspection stagesBuilding inspection stages

Why won't they allow you to accompany the inspector? What's to hide?

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Kippers01View the latest post
Dec 03, 2021 12:51 pm
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HillsbuildsView the latest post
Dec 03, 2021 12:26 pm
Floor plan thoughtsFloor plan thoughts

We have a similar layout in a 5x12 space, and there is a fair bit of room between…

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HillsbuildsView the latest post
Dec 03, 2021 11:59 am
Building with Metricon Middleton 25Building with Metricon Middleton 25

Look up my build thread, for some ideas.. pls don't hesitate to DM for any questions…

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RameshNView the latest post
Dec 03, 2021 10:52 am
Problems with Masterton HomesProblems with Masterton Homes

Hey @Tranng126 Welcome to the forum Poor KennyC is also copping it - here Link It…

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StructuralBIMGuyView the latest post
Dec 02, 2021 9:55 pm
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bashworth
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Robust towel rails?Robust towel rails?

We use grab/handrails in our bathroom for towel rails, which are availble in lenths…

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bashworthView the latest post
Dec 02, 2021 9:45 pm
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RameshN
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KDR Metricon Liberty - Hampshire 45 QLDKDR Metricon Liberty - Hampshire 45 QLD

Building A New House

QLD
1 ... 87, 88, 89

r_13, That's great. Was that image provided after being at StudioM? The selections…

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RameshNView the latest post
Dec 02, 2021 8:47 pm
strannik
2 December
Bathroom floor much higher than main floorBathroom floor much higher than main floor

Can't they just shave off part of that to make a smooth transition? We also have…

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strannikView the latest post
Dec 02, 2021 7:24 pm
strannik
2 December
Lot Street address wrong on the titleLot Street address wrong on the title

Building A New House

WA

Is it 'wrong' or not as you expected it to be? Are the covenants set by council…

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strannikView the latest post
Dec 02, 2021 7:14 pm
tranlan257
2 December
Prefab building manufacturers in MelbournePrefab building manufacturers in Melbourne

Does anyone know a few prefab manufacturers in Melbourne? Looking for quotations…

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tranlan257View the latest post
Dec 02, 2021 4:11 pm
tranlan257
2 December
How long can timber framing be exposed to weather?How long can timber framing be exposed to weather?

Found this article from HIA which may be relevant. In general, there are a few factors…

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tranlan257View the latest post
Dec 02, 2021 4:06 pm
aussieta
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2 December
Magnesium overdoseMagnesium overdose

the magnesium salt is not the issue, it is the other contaminants in the product…

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aussietaView the latest post
Dec 02, 2021 3:24 pm
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Doozer1905
2 December
Building price increasesBuilding price increases

Building A New House

1, 2, 3, 4, 5

StructuralBIMGuy you must be living under a rock to say society trusts Enginners…

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Doozer1905View the latest post
Dec 02, 2021 3:24 pm
SarahHunter1990
2 December
Best wetting agent on sandy soilBest wetting agent on sandy soil

Hi Wanting to know the best wetting agent for sandy soil, we have buffalo grass…

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SarahHunter1990View the latest post
Dec 02, 2021 1:37 pm
Noname
2 December
Estate developer enforcing Landscaping guidelinesEstate developer enforcing Landscaping guidelines

estate design requirements aren't different for owner occ or investment. They're…

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NonameView the latest post
Dec 02, 2021 1:14 pm
Re-level or restump?Re-level or restump?

Hey @homebase Welcome to the forum Where did you find these restumpers on Mushroom…

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StructuralBIMGuyView the latest post
Dec 02, 2021 10:44 am
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Citybuilder77
2 December
Masterton - WestwoodMasterton - Westwood

Building A New House

1, 2

Agreed. Guess we just have no option than to be patient. I am doing a knowckodwn…

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Citybuilder77View the latest post
Dec 02, 2021 10:09 am
Crystal12
2 December
GJ Gardner or MetriconGJ Gardner or Metricon

We compared both these builders went ahead with one of them. Pls direct message…

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Crystal12View the latest post
Dec 02, 2021 1:59 am
oklouise
1 December
Need help with Staircase locationNeed help with Staircase location

Renovation + Home Improvement

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most of the upstairs living areas is for walkways between the stairs, bedrooms…

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oklouiseView the latest post
Dec 01, 2021 9:14 pm
Ashington Homes
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1 December
Strata reno - non-structural wallStrata reno - non-structural wall

Bobby As Stewie says it really comes down to your body corporate rules. We just…

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Ashington HomesView the latest post
Dec 01, 2021 7:25 pm
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Dec 01, 2021 3:46 pm
Briyan
1 December
Windows at the back rooms on the 2 floorWindows at the back rooms on the 2 floor

I am in Melton 3337 Appologies did not know that it differs from each council.…

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BriyanView the latest post
Dec 01, 2021 3:11 pm
groundzero
1 December
Water ingress through brick wall into garageWater ingress through brick wall into garage

It's a process of elimination so one of the other possibilities is underground stormwater…

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groundzeroView the latest post
Dec 01, 2021 2:28 pm
House Extension 2 stage Roofing questionHouse Extension 2 stage Roofing question

Hey @Nicolette.rae Welcome to the forum I would say your designer has done the bare…

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StructuralBIMGuyView the latest post
Dec 01, 2021 11:54 am
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Stewie D
1 December
New Build - Interior Designers MelbourneNew Build - Interior Designers Melbourne

You should have posted this question in the Interior Decorating section ... viewforum…

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Stewie DView the latest post
Dec 01, 2021 11:01 am
Mikej
1 December
Gutter and fascia questionGutter and fascia question

Hi there I'm in the Sunshine Coast Qld and trying to match a new section of my gutters…

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MikejView the latest post
Dec 01, 2021 10:47 am
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Dec 01, 2021 8:53 am
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SaveH2O
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1 December
Water tanks and building codesWater tanks and building codes

General Discussion

1, 2, 3

It's an amazing transformation. I wish that the inept building and plumbing regulatory…

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SaveH2OView the latest post
Dec 01, 2021 7:09 am
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Sam B6
1 December
Building with fowler homesBuilding with fowler homes

Building A New House

NSW
1, 2, 3

We have completed all appointments (awaiting quotes from kitchen and internals).…

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Sam B6View the latest post
Dec 01, 2021 12:18 am
stonesthrow
30 November
Eaves that conform to passive solar guidelinesEaves that conform to passive solar guidelines

Building A New House

VIC

You may already know this but there is also a rule of thumb about glazing amount…

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Nov 30, 2021 11:16 pm


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