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Ardo
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La niña vs el niño - slabs on clayLa niña vs el niño - slabs on clay

I think the waffle/raft debate is way oversimplified and people get confused. Some…

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ArdoView the latest post
Nov 28, 2021 9:26 pm
Zedzee
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Crossover/driveway questionCrossover/driveway question

We have a block of land with a narrow frontage that becomes wider as the block goes…

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ZedzeeView the latest post
Nov 28, 2021 9:15 pm
Ardo
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Construction WasteConstruction Waste

Perhaps he is not going to cover up. Maybe just ask him what he intends on doing…

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ArdoView the latest post
Nov 28, 2021 9:15 pm
Knock down rebuild - where to live?Knock down rebuild - where to live?

There would be no problem, some second storey builds have families remain downstairs…

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PulseView the latest post
Nov 28, 2021 8:53 pm
Information wanted: H4 LivingInformation wanted: H4 Living

They look like an established eco/passive house builder: https://h4living.com.au…

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advice_plsView the latest post
Nov 28, 2021 7:38 pm
Building newBuilding new

I like to find the land before I get serious about talking to builders. That doesn…

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bashworthView the latest post
Nov 28, 2021 7:00 pm
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Blacktown NSW KDR with King HomesBlacktown NSW KDR with King Homes

Building A New House

NSW
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Can you share details of your cut fill (in MM) and the class of the slab you have…

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RameshNView the latest post
Nov 28, 2021 6:24 pm
Water pooling around footingsWater pooling around footings

New to the forum and I am at wits end after building ineffective french drain today…

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Pommy MikeView the latest post
Nov 28, 2021 5:56 pm
Building price increasesBuilding price increases

Building A New House

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You're doing a good job of that yourself buddy. I've linked some examples for you…

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NonameView the latest post
Nov 28, 2021 4:53 pm
Need HelpNeed Help

Hi Helen Welcome to the forum. You didnt say what state you are in as laws differ…

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Ashington HomesView the latest post
Nov 28, 2021 4:49 pm
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Henley Homes ReviewHenley Homes Review

Again they are all subcontractors. we build with henley before and happy with them…

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savanView the latest post
Nov 28, 2021 1:48 pm
Thomas Archer Bayside BuildThomas Archer Bayside Build

Building A New House

VIC
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i built with TA, handed over in August. i'd be questioning why you're paying electricity…

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sifntdazView the latest post
Nov 28, 2021 1:36 pm
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savanView the latest post
Nov 28, 2021 1:34 pm
Knock Down RebuildKnock Down Rebuild

we are in Melbourne and doing knock down with Henley Henley pricing are upfront…

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savanView the latest post
Nov 28, 2021 1:12 pm
Strata reno - non-structural wallStrata reno - non-structural wall

WOW! That's surprising that a wall removal is minor. One of mine you can pain and…

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travelbugView the latest post
Nov 28, 2021 11:58 am
Building with MetriconBuilding with Metricon

Building A New House

VIC

We are building a Vantage in NSW, look up my build thread you would get some guidance…

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RameshNView the latest post
Nov 28, 2021 11:50 am
Undermount rangehood - Sirius vs WhispairUndermount rangehood - Sirius vs Whispair

We got the Whispair Rome 90 more than 3 years ago now. It’s awesome. I think you…

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twylamcView the latest post
Nov 28, 2021 2:51 am
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Solar Panel Installation (Electrical)Solar Panel Installation (Electrical)

Incase someone need a solar company, you may contact KDEC Electrical. I trusted…

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deck.hiveView the latest post
Nov 27, 2021 10:51 pm
aussieta
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27 November
Fencing/ Boundary issueFencing/ Boundary issue

Building A New House

NSW

locate the survey pegs and show them to neighbour

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aussietaView the latest post
Nov 27, 2021 8:55 am
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luca.321
26 November
Builder hasn't applied for PermitBuilder hasn't applied for Permit

Hey @jackhomeBuilder what was the end of the story? Happy with the builder? How…

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Nov 26, 2021 8:58 pm
ren_ho
26 November
ICF Vs HebelICF Vs Hebel

Building A New House

VIC

I'd briefly looked into ICF as it looked like a promising technique, but it seems…

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Nov 26, 2021 8:10 pm
bashworth
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26 November
Building inspection stagesBuilding inspection stages

The PCI Inspection really is more about picking up finishing quality issues than…

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bashworthView the latest post
Nov 26, 2021 7:13 pm
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Almudena
26 November
Security screens and window cleaningSecurity screens and window cleaning

The screen can't be removed at all, it's a bolted security screen. I have the same…

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AlmudenaView the latest post
Nov 26, 2021 4:20 pm
arcadelt
26 November
Wet floorWet floor

If the floor is sealed, it shouldn’t be an issue for the floor itself, but perhaps…

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arcadeltView the latest post
Nov 26, 2021 3:04 pm
lasotm
26 November
Metricon Riviera 54Metricon Riviera 54

Hey There, I'm looking at one of these - obviously the spec will differ greatly,…

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lasotmView the latest post
Nov 26, 2021 11:45 am
Kippers01
26 November
Weird Kaplan homes PCI (new home inspection) requirementWeird Kaplan homes PCI (new home inspection) requirement

Dont get distracted by bits of blue tape on cosmetic paint blemishes that will be…

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Kippers01View the latest post
Nov 26, 2021 11:32 am
Althom
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26 November
repainting interior walls - low sheen vs mattrepainting interior walls - low sheen vs matt

Have to agree. Not just kids. Clumsy adults as well. Cleaning matt paint walls…

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AlthomView the latest post
Nov 26, 2021 10:38 am
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StructuralBIMGuyView the latest post
Nov 26, 2021 9:46 am
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StructuralBIMGuyView the latest post
Nov 26, 2021 8:32 am
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orp23
25 November
Weatherboard Repair v. Cladding Upgrade (VIC)Weatherboard Repair v. Cladding Upgrade (VIC)

We have a 40-year old 2nd storey extension with weatherboard that is showing signs…

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orp23View the latest post
Nov 25, 2021 7:20 pm
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aussietaView the latest post
Nov 25, 2021 4:24 pm
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MCKINNA
25 November
Clarendon help please (Boston 28)Clarendon help please (Boston 28)

Hi Dreamhome32 I was just wanting to know how your facade ended up? Were you able…

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MCKINNAView the latest post
Nov 25, 2021 3:23 pm
idev
25 November
Looking at Metricon Vantage 48 (H&L)Looking at Metricon Vantage 48 (H&L)

Building A New House

1, 2, 3

Thanks @r_13 I am assuming that cost is just not only supply/install but also engineering…

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idevView the latest post
Nov 25, 2021 2:51 pm
Stewie D
25 November
Help finding some upstairs 'retreat' designsHelp finding some upstairs 'retreat' designs

Tell us where you are! No point giving you Sydney builders if you live in SA, NT…

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Stewie DView the latest post
Nov 25, 2021 12:48 pm
Stewie D
25 November
Eaves that conform to passive solar guidelinesEaves that conform to passive solar guidelines

Building A New House

VIC

gglecast , here is a diagram I did for a client quite a while back. You can play…

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Stewie DView the latest post
Nov 25, 2021 12:27 pm
Stewie D
25 November
Velux skylights facing EastVelux skylights facing East

If you are NSW ( you don't say where you are! ) then you should look at getting…

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Stewie DView the latest post
Nov 25, 2021 12:15 pm
jas25t
25 November
Double crossoverDouble crossover

Think about the turning circle of the vehicle you intend to use. You will need at…

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jas25tView the latest post
Nov 25, 2021 12:03 pm
oklouise
24 November
Need help with Staircase locationNeed help with Staircase location

Renovation + Home Improvement

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the new kids bedrooms are bigger than before just a different shape and it would…

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oklouiseView the latest post
Nov 24, 2021 10:14 pm
diepiggy
24 November
Building with Wisdom HomesBuilding with Wisdom Homes

Building A New House

NSW
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Ok, so not great, but not terrible. We have a 2 year old solar system which we will…

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diepiggyView the latest post
Nov 24, 2021 9:22 pm
Renman
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24 November
Metricon Home Network Lite - any good ?Metricon Home Network Lite - any good ?

Ask Metricon how much an extra data point and TV point? At the time we build they…

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RenmanView the latest post
Nov 24, 2021 8:54 pm
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SistersBeach
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24 November
Sisters Beach - Progress to dateSisters Beach - Progress to date

Yeah, we're finally building. Council planning and CLC Aprovals took a while...but…

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SistersBeachView the latest post
Nov 24, 2021 8:14 pm
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aussieta
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24 November
Bathroom advice pleaseBathroom advice please

we have a 1500mm shower in our ensuite it is just too big and gets cold in winter…

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aussietaView the latest post
Nov 24, 2021 7:54 pm
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KangarooBuilder
24 November
Basement Cooling and HeatingBasement Cooling and Heating

For anyone who has built a basement have you installed air condition cooling down…

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KangarooBuilderView the latest post
Nov 24, 2021 7:28 pm
FelixTheBuilder
24 November
Laying brick on top of existing wallLaying brick on top of existing wall

Hi, I need to increase the height of my brick fence. I plan to just lay the new…

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FelixTheBuilderView the latest post
Nov 24, 2021 7:08 pm
arman1201
24 November
Building Over stormwater pipe Brisbane?Building Over stormwater pipe Brisbane?

Hi all looking to do a KDRB in Brisbane southside. Issue with the block is there…

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arman1201View the latest post
Nov 24, 2021 5:34 pm
Twistedspiky
24 November
Signature on TallawongSignature on Tallawong

General Discussion

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Hi, Thanks for the heads up but what exactly is the drama you are facing if you…

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TwistedspikyView the latest post
Nov 24, 2021 5:25 pm
Twistedspiky
24 November
Signature on Edmund - RiverstoneSignature on Edmund - Riverstone

Building A New House

NSW
1, 2

Hello Everyone. I bought from signature at hteir ponds project. Never again very…

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TwistedspikyView the latest post
Nov 24, 2021 5:20 pm


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