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bpratt
bpratt
19 June 2016

General Discussion topic dumping

General Discussion topic dumping

Premium Basement is a self-owned and operated business We Specialize in Kitchen Renovation, Basement Finished,Bathroom Renovation,Basement Bar & Wine Cellar,Family Room…

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bpratt
Jun 19, 2016 10:59 am
GuyB
GuyB
2 h

Run power to shed

Run power to shed

Hi, I have a quick question, I want to get a sparky to wire my shed (9m * 3m) but to save money I want to run a cable from close to fuse box in the house to a corner in…

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GuyB
Nov 19, 2019 11:20 am

Urgently need a plumber

Urgently need a plumber

Search the yellow pages, looking in the classifieds of local papers and do an Internet search using the keywords "plumber" + your suburb or region.

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arcadelt
Nov 19, 2019 8:09 am

Introduction

Introduction

Hello Jade - welcome. Tell us a bit about your home or your project.

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arcadelt
Nov 18, 2019 9:22 pm
Hira
Hira
17 November

Paint help please!!!

Paint help please!!!

Thank you for replying! I would just like to see the contrast between the both colors. I understand lighting and orientation makes a big difference. Any picture of one…

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Hira
Nov 17, 2019 11:32 pm
Mr_Ed
Mr_Ed
17 November

Clarendon Doorbell Wiring

Clarendon Doorbell Wiring

Hi all, I built a house in Clarendon’s Box Hill estate in nsw. They all came with identical doorbells and I’m looking into potentially changing mine. In addition to…

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Mr_Ed
Nov 17, 2019 6:53 pm
StructuralBIMGuy
StructuralBIMGuy
16 November

Help with this debate please about raised ceiling and bulkhe

Help with this debate please about raised ceiling and bulkhe

Your terminology isn't all that clear Try putting up a snap shot of the plans deleted the builders name/title box Recesses that required cuts to structural trusses needs…

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StructuralBIMGuy
Nov 16, 2019 10:12 am
StructuralBIMGuy
dga
dga
15 November

About Fengshui

About Fengshui

I don't believe in it myself, but there is an entire section dedicated to it here

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dga
Nov 15, 2019 3:10 pm
kumar2015
kumar2015
15 November

Pimpama Suburb

Pimpama Suburb

Is Pimpama, QLD a good suburb to invest as I get mixed reviews like few say it is good with infrastructure and growth and few say 'Not to go' as it has over supply, crime…

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kumar2015
Nov 15, 2019 2:43 pm

Hi Guys, I’ve got a block of land in Edgeleigh Estate, Mount Cottrell, Tarneit. And I couldn't find any threads about that estate here so I thought I'd create one.…

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Riicky2009
Nov 14, 2019 3:21 am
StructuralBIMGuy
StructuralBIMGuy
13 November

Clarification about building process permits

Clarification about building process permits

Hi Vmoo Welcome to the forum 1. The simplified NCC is drawn from the structural base codes, ie, AS3600, AS4100, AS1720, I have never had a BS suggest structural changes…

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StructuralBIMGuy
Nov 13, 2019 9:00 am
StructuralBIMGuy
Howyagoin
Howyagoin
12 November

Cabinetry not build to plans on architect build

Cabinetry not build to plans on architect build
1, 2, 3, 4

Yes it’s obvious it’s a big slider. My theory was those sliding doors have a wide jamb/reveal as per your photos. Your plans show d06 was suppose to run closer to your…

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Howyagoin
Nov 12, 2019 9:30 pm
Mirrmu83
Mirrmu83
12 November

Streaky Paint. What to do?

Streaky Paint. What to do?

Most likely water going down behind the paint layer from the top ledge. Capping would help. If it continues would probably lead to blistering of the paint.

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Mirrmu83
Nov 12, 2019 8:52 pm
Sanders2
Sanders2
12 November

Building new home

Building new home

I am nearly finished my house KDR. I learned a few thing that if I can redo again. First started with display home, volume builder then customize my own plan, then gone…

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Sanders2
Nov 12, 2019 11:19 am

Hi again all. Some may have seen my other thread regarding my journey into building a new house. Basically, i have purchased a block that's due to title before…

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Bobo5050
Nov 11, 2019 4:33 pm
K8e
K8e
10 November

Building in Wongawilli / Kembla Grange-Illawara

Building in Wongawilli / Kembla Grange-Illawara

Hi there I can’t help with your question but I was hoping to see how you went with building your home as we are currently trying to decide if we should build in that…

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K8e
Nov 10, 2019 9:21 pm
Joker
Joker
10 November

Metricon vs Clarendon

Metricon vs Clarendon

Unless it's exactly the same plan,hard to compare as homes vary in cost big time depending on many factors in which some are not obvious such as roof line,the boxier the…

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Joker
Nov 10, 2019 5:44 pm
arodc
arodc
10 November

Help with yellow tongue noggins for garage door

Help with yellow tongue noggins for garage door

I’m currently installing yellow tongue noggins for a garage door based on nog maps from my garage door supplier. The required dimensions of the noggins obviously do…

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arodc
Nov 10, 2019 4:22 pm
SaveH2O
SaveH2O
10 November

Australian Bush Fire Current Hotspots.

Australian Bush Fire Current Hotspots.

The number of fires across Australia is eye opening and the satellite views showing the inaccessibility of many and the closeness to property and towns of others is a…

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SaveH2O
Nov 10, 2019 8:40 am
SaveH2O
Byron2
Byron2
9 November

Scyon Hardies board need help

Scyon Hardies board need help

leaking upstairs verandah . .. scyon a hardies board was used and the specs in 2011 when used say to butt the boards together with the tongue and groove but apparently due…

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Byron2
Nov 09, 2019 5:59 pm
oatleybuilder
oatleybuilder
9 November

On Site Detention - Charged Line?

On Site Detention - Charged Line?

Hi Rob, how is your build going? We are building in Oatley and have run into problems with our stormwater. In the end, what stormwater plan did you go with and was it…

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oatleybuilder
Nov 09, 2019 1:26 pm
Tomy
Tomy
9 November

Land and home package from Eagle Homes in Leppington 2179

Land and home package from Eagle Homes in Leppington 2179

If some one has gone thro this pls guide . October 2016 Eagle Home sold us home and land package in Leppington . I paid 10% deposit to Developer RESIDALE DEVELOPMENTS…

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Tomy
Nov 09, 2019 9:51 am
Norfolk
Norfolk
9 November

Builder Deposit

Builder Deposit

Make a written statement at the police station detailing the criminal threats made, and ask the police to take appropriate action in this circumstance for the safety of…

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Norfolk
Nov 09, 2019 7:03 am
JJ2019
JJ2019
8 November

HIA Contract Metricon

HIA Contract Metricon

Hi All, I was going through a sample HIA contract that I got from Metricon. Here are some of the questions I have, if someone can help me? 1) Do the owner have to bear…

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JJ2019
Nov 08, 2019 8:54 pm
JJ2019
chippy
chippy
8 November

Floating Table help

Floating Table help

Absolutely. It will have to have some decent support built through it. I'd be opting for a steel ladder frame then box it out with a whatever you want. The overall…

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chippy
Nov 08, 2019 6:51 pm
chippy
Shan_brad
Shan_brad
8 November

Split level home

Split level home

Thank you It helped a lot ,we ll surely follow this before going to any builder

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Shan_brad
Nov 08, 2019 11:05 am
caseyK
caseyK
8 November

Contemplating rendering

Contemplating rendering

Thank you, that’s definitely what I’m heading towards

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caseyK
Nov 08, 2019 6:27 am
Doozer1905
Doozer1905
7 November

B1 Homes - Pre Start

B1 Homes - Pre Start

It depends, firstly who the lender is and secondly what you actually want upgraded

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Doozer1905
Nov 07, 2019 8:53 pm
Julesvj
Julesvj
7 November

Simonds house flooring

Simonds house flooring

We are just about to start the process of selecting colours etc for our new Simonds home. Our last house…

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Julesvj
Nov 07, 2019 2:06 pm
mishka123
mishka123
7 November

Fairmont homes - Northridge Enfield - Stage 3

Fairmont homes - Northridge Enfield - Stage 3

Hi Mehul, How’s everything going on... we are still waiting for fairmont to start construction? It’s been nearly 3 months after the settlement and we are still…

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mishka123
Nov 07, 2019 1:21 pm
Toby t
Toby t
6 November

Gutter issue

Gutter issue

Hey guys, Just wondering if there’s a chippy or roof plumber who can give me some tips. I’m making a gable roofed patio attached to the back of my house. The rafters…

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Toby t
Nov 06, 2019 11:18 pm
wagga123
wagga123
6 November

Colour help

Colour help

Hello, whatever colour select, go for the lightest shade available. It will keep your home cooler during Summer conditions and there will be less fading. Pity about your…

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wagga123
Nov 06, 2019 6:28 pm
dreamaussie
dreamaussie
6 November

CCTV camera

CCTV camera

Swann camera outside buddy its have wiring done already

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dreamaussie
Nov 06, 2019 10:13 am
Mlk00777
Mlk00777
5 November

Demolition - tree removal

Demolition - tree removal

May I know how much did the tree removal cost you?

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Mlk00777
Nov 05, 2019 9:54 pm
tracyd
tracyd
5 November

North Kellyville Bushfires Prone land? What to expect?

North Kellyville Bushfires Prone land? What to expect?

Hi Faykis I also recently visited that development and am interested in one of the lots. Were you able to find a consultant to provide a helpful report as to precise…

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tracyd
Nov 05, 2019 3:40 pm

Has anyone rectified slab heave successfully

Has anyone rectified slab heave successfully
1 ... 46, 47, 48

I don't want to get your hopes up because every slab heave job is different. And if it is possible it will still be a long hard slog. Get good advice. Try to keep your…

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cornellengineers
Nov 05, 2019 10:16 am
cornellengineers
Anna4Chris
Anna4Chris
4 November

Boston36

Boston36

Thank you! We love it

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Anna4Chris
Nov 04, 2019 9:08 pm
Anna4Chris
Norfolk
Norfolk
4 November

Help with electrical work with builder vs post handover

Help with electrical work with builder vs post handover

You may want to consider the lighting provided by multiple wide angle flat faced (or semi recessed) residential led downlights is often quite glarey, even with dimming. In…

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Norfolk
Nov 04, 2019 7:00 pm
Melbournevic
Melbournevic
4 November

Additional water heating

Additional water heating

Thanks and I agree with all your points, very helpful. I have asked my builder if possible for them to relocate somewhere appropriate in the ground floor. I was more…

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Melbournevic
Nov 04, 2019 3:31 pm
building-expert
building-expert
4 November

certification needed to replace balcony handrails + awning?

certification needed to replace balcony handrails + awning?

Balcony handrails and stair balustrading are a safety issue as is a roofed structure. You may get some free advice from your councils building surveyor if you ask nicely.…

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building-expert
Nov 04, 2019 11:19 am
building-expert
Jiten
Jiten
3 November

The Hills of carmel box hill

The Hills of carmel box hill

Hi everyone, I’m thinking of buying a lot in HOC, it’s a corner block. And someone told me there are building area restrictions on corner blocks. Can someone advise…

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Jiten
Nov 03, 2019 7:25 pm
cromulence
cromulence
3 November

McLachlan Homes

McLachlan Homes

Agree with pops, we built with McLachlan and regret it. After having a few things fixed under warranty, the service which could only be described as 'malicious compliance'…

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cromulence
Nov 03, 2019 11:25 am
Hillsbuilds
Hillsbuilds
2 November

KDR in perth

KDR in perth

I know the feeling! When the kids are running about upstairs it’s like a herd of elephants. So we got hebel flooring in the new build

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Hillsbuilds
Nov 02, 2019 1:40 pm
pnagella
pnagella
1 November

Akuna Vista Land Valuation

Akuna Vista Land Valuation
1, 2

Hi, 425000 for 300 sqm was the price for Stage 2 and delayed settlement until Mar 2020 which means buyers will start evaluations only early nxt year to realise if there…

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pnagella
Nov 01, 2019 4:18 pm
isaia
isaia
1 November

Anyone building in Montego Hills (Kingsholme SE QLD)?

Anyone building in Montego Hills (Kingsholme SE QLD)?

have you managed to build in Montego hills? if so would you mind sharing a few things from your experience? have you built a custom home?

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isaia
Nov 01, 2019 9:24 am
sweetswisssteel
sweetswisssteel
31 October

Canadian HiKu 330w or Jinko JKM330M-60 Solar system?

Canadian HiKu 330w or Jinko JKM330M-60 Solar system?

Hi, 2 X 10.23kw systems, CEC installers etc, very reputable companies. Both Sungrow 10kw 3 phase inverters, only difference is one is Canadian HiKu 330w and the uses Jinko…

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sweetswisssteel
Oct 31, 2019 10:52 pm
Lorri
Lorri
31 October

Cost of building in Tasmania

Cost of building in Tasmania

Hi ,Lorri here. we built in Tasmania 2 years ago.That was an experience. Will try and answer any questions.

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Lorri
Oct 31, 2019 9:00 pm
Lorri
SydSR
SydSR
31 October

The Gables Box Hill , Akuna Vista Schofields or New Park Ma

The Gables Box Hill , Akuna Vista Schofields or New Park Ma

Hi , I am thinking to buy a land and came across these three ventures . All three have their pros and cons . can someone who has more knowledge and living in those…

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SydSR
Oct 31, 2019 8:42 pm
voz
voz
31 October

Frames, Timber or Steel ??

Frames, Timber or Steel ??
1, 2

Agree with the above comment. I'm building again and this time steel frame and trusses. Cost is the same - depends on the builder.

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voz
Oct 31, 2019 5:31 pm

Thanks Kev, Our display centre is based in Wangara, As the house plan is displayed within a facility of over 800sqm, you are able to position furniture and temporary…

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koreahot123
Oct 31, 2019 1:00 pm
Steve500
Steve500
31 October

Velvet lounge cleaning

Velvet lounge cleaning

I have a velvet couch.. Can you steam clean it or use any water to clean it eg steam clean/dry clean method etc eg like Chem dry. What about wool carpet cleaning, can you…

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Steve500
Oct 31, 2019 11:46 am

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