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bpratt
bpratt
19 June 2016

General Discussion topic dumping

General Discussion topic dumping

Thanks for do as much as you can to bring order the the forum. I'm a and feel i can contribute to many threads, it takes a while but i also learn something in the…

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bpratt
Jun 19, 2016 10:59 am
Mute88
Mute88
3 April 2016

HOMEONE FORUM GUIDE AND FAQ.

HOMEONE FORUM GUIDE AND FAQ.
1, 2, 3

Are you clicking Full Editor?

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Mute88
Apr 04, 2016 12:01 am

DJ Roberts Brisbane

DJ Roberts Brisbane

The following is my honest personal opinion based upon my recent experience. Just completed a build with DJ Roberts - whilst I would not say it was a build that took me…

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Still Deciding
Jan 16, 2018 4:49 pm
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atemby
Jan 16, 2018 1:42 pm
atemby

Retaining wall

Retaining wall

@alexpro79 I suggest you link to the engineering and proofs for those options as they are way off for 3.0m high retaining walls

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StructuralBIMGuy
Jan 16, 2018 9:02 am
StructuralBIMGuy

Two thirds of the way through the build and identified signi

Two thirds of the way through the build and identified signi

Hi norfolk Thanks for the informative photos If you are putting carpet down you may not notice it & slab cracking, on the other hand porcelain tiles cracking will be a…

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StructuralBIMGuy
Jan 16, 2018 8:35 am
StructuralBIMGuy

Floor plan

Floor plan

I’m in Madora Bay so I am looking at some people in Mandurah. I have only heard back from one so far and I thought he was very expensive. When the quotes come in for…

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Madora Dreamer
Jan 16, 2018 1:50 am
Madora Dreamer
shadowarrior
shadowarrior
Yesterday

Anyone building in Montego Hills (Kingsholme SE QLD)?

Anyone building in Montego Hills (Kingsholme SE QLD)?

Hello, So the building bug has bit me again and am looking to build on an acreage in the new releases in Montego Hills (Kingshome, SE QLD). Was wondering if any one else…

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shadowarrior
Jan 15, 2018 9:16 am
Viangster
Viangster
15 January

Flooding Damages

Flooding Damages

Thank you very much. I'll definitely talk to our builder about this

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Viangster
Jan 15, 2018 1:00 am
Mackle1st
Mackle1st
14 January

Integrale Homes experiences welcome

Integrale Homes experiences welcome

Hi, new to this forum and would like to know anyone’s experiences building with integrale, there seems to literally be not one single independent review or piece of info…

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Mackle1st
Jan 14, 2018 10:34 pm
Adrian+Michelle
Adrian+Michelle
13 January

Recommendations for project manager/builder in Sydney?

Recommendations for project manager/builder in Sydney?

Hi, We have been dragging the chain on a renovation to our home in Ashfield as we had initially intended to be owner builders. We have become time poor and need our…

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Adrian+Michelle
Jan 13, 2018 10:54 pm
NelsonP
NelsonP
13 January

Challenging architectural detail

Challenging architectural detail

Thanks for the feedback. I can see the floor plan and roof plan in that last post.

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NelsonP
Jan 13, 2018 10:38 pm
dereklotts
dereklotts
13 January

Home Office Remodelling

Home Office Remodelling

I see you guys are all into inspirational quotes, so here's one for you: “The Way Get Started Is To Quit Talking And Begin…

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dereklotts
Jan 13, 2018 7:17 pm
dereklotts
deborahw1959
deborahw1959
13 January

Mornington Peninsula build.

Mornington Peninsula build.

anyone recommend a good builder in MP. finding a builder is giving me a real headache. Engelhard Homes sent a load of rubbish via email from an architect. I couldn't…

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deborahw1959
Jan 13, 2018 11:04 am

This is a rough sketch of a dream home we want to build , we gotta down size a bit to fit budget of no more then 550,000 What do uz think? Something similar to this…

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mizlong
Jan 13, 2018 9:03 am
Jzc
Jzc
13 January

TIMBER FLOORING LABOURERS WANTED!!!

TIMBER FLOORING LABOURERS WANTED!!!

Carpentry/Timber Flooring business, covering all aspects. Currently looking for Labourers to join our Timber Flooring devision, 1st year apprentices are also welcome to…

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Jzc
Jan 13, 2018 8:51 am

We currently have a 3br 1bath brick lowest in Brisbane. We've got 2 kids and another on the way. The house is fine at the moment but will be too small for us in a few…

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Iamjeks
Jan 12, 2018 10:41 pm
asheeshjoshi
asheeshjoshi
12 January

Carlisle Homes new payment schedule issues with Bank Loan

Carlisle Homes new payment schedule issues with Bank Loan

Has anyone recently signed a contract with Carlisle Homes in Melbourne and got their loan approved from Bank ? Both ANZ and Suncorp banks have objected to Carlisle Homes…

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asheeshjoshi
Jan 12, 2018 8:13 pm
Saint Mike
Saint Mike
12 January

Boundary fence QLD

Boundary fence QLD

Why not just do it - if they pay half. They are probably trying to show some "muscle" - we have a similar…

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Saint Mike
Jan 12, 2018 6:30 pm
Saint Mike
Jacks
Jacks
12 January

Starr Constructions

Starr Constructions

Anyone built with Starr Constructions and / or have any feedback on them? Thanks!

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Jacks
Jan 12, 2018 4:10 pm
joshuaflane
joshuaflane
12 January

Built in Wardrobe Internals - Brisbane

Built in Wardrobe Internals - Brisbane

Hi We have a new build and i am looking to fitout the built in wardrobes with a simple draw stack, top shelf and hanging space. I have received pricing from the usual…

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joshuaflane
Jan 12, 2018 2:53 pm
SparkInTheDark
SparkInTheDark
12 January

Building Material and Furniture

Building Material and Furniture

Your post makes me want to write out an open cheque and give it to you, what could possibly go wrong?

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SparkInTheDark
Jan 12, 2018 6:26 am
SparkInTheDark
mizlong
mizlong
12 January

How much to build this

How much to build this

Thanks for the reply , budget is around 500 -550,000 so hopefully I can achieve what we want with this budget

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mizlong
Jan 12, 2018 3:48 am
taylorandsons
taylorandsons
10 January

Plumber Melbourne

Plumber Melbourne

Our excellent will provide you with the service you need, whilst you need it 24 hours—7…

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taylorandsons
Jan 10, 2018 6:56 pm
taylorandsons
mizlong
mizlong
10 January

Custom build price

Custom build price

Yes I thought it would cost around that , thank you

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mizlong
Jan 10, 2018 4:22 pm
Bimps
Bimps
9 January

Liverpool PD

Liverpool PD

Anyone building liverpool with PD

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Bimps
Jan 09, 2018 10:09 pm
sarah louu
sarah louu
9 January

Building with Thrive Homes

Building with Thrive Homes

Hi Redington, Thrive is a pretty new company / subset of Rawson. To my knowledge they have only actually…

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sarah louu
Jan 09, 2018 12:03 pm
chop
chop
8 January

Hamilton Rise - South Morang

Hamilton Rise - South Morang

Hi, Anyone here building their home on Hamilton Rise South Morang. When is expected title of the land? It seems to just get delay and delay. We were originally told Feb…

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chop
Jan 08, 2018 6:27 pm
hfwangoz
hfwangoz
8 January

multiple items need renovated, what's the best way?

multiple items need renovated, what's the best way?

Hi, It's 4 bedroom house with swimming pool. Just want to seek advise on the best approach: 1. one stop solution to a renovation builder company. or 2. get job done…

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hfwangoz
Jan 08, 2018 5:01 pm
Kartsundar
Kartsundar
7 January

Woodlea building

Woodlea building
1, 2, 3

Is anyone still facing valuation problems at woodlea? Site costs were quited as 21k by Henley. Land is in stage 27.

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Kartsundar
Jan 07, 2018 9:51 pm
qebtel
qebtel
7 January

Trees Removal Question

Trees Removal Question

At Toowoomba, they do not allow a tree with a canopy or a trunk of certain sizes to be removed. So the way around it is - trim the canopy, trim the trunk, then remove…

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qebtel
Jan 07, 2018 4:01 pm
qebtel
qebtel
7 January

Slab concreter

Slab concreter

ha ha another shocker done by cowboys. How do these people even exist and get work?

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qebtel
Jan 07, 2018 3:55 pm
Xili
Xili
7 January

Schofield altrove

Schofield altrove

Hi everyone I am looking to buy a townhouse at Altrove schofields. As per the topography map of the region the area is on a higher ground than Hambledon and other roads…

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Xili
Jan 07, 2018 9:52 am
Annabelle101
Annabelle101
6 January

Kitchen and back door

Kitchen and back door

Does anyone have a back door in the kitchen? The way we would like to relay our kitchen may mean we have a back door in our kitchen. Does anyone else have this? Need some…

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Annabelle101
Jan 06, 2018 12:10 pm
Ian P
Ian P
6 January

Building and Renovating App

Building and Renovating App

Hi all, I'm just a new member but thought i would share this - a new app has just been released called "My Build" and is aimed at people who are building, renovating,…

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Ian P
Jan 06, 2018 11:18 am
Kpear121
Kpear121
5 January

Low deposit builder options

Low deposit builder options

Hi, Not sure if you’re still chasing info, but we built with Integra. Overall a great experience. Happy to share any info you need

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Kpear121
Jan 05, 2018 10:40 pm
Chels
Chels
4 January

Site Costs in Woodlea

Site Costs in Woodlea

Definitely agree with others that say to get your sites fixed. I got quoted & signed @ 15k with Henley back in 2016. Not on site yet, but I've read some site costs are up…

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Chels
Jan 04, 2018 4:43 am

Material Prices in 2018

Material Prices in 2018

There is a 12-18 month lag due to the huge backlog of builds After that Suppliers & Tradies will get desperate..wait it out..prices always drop I've seen many boom_ Bust cycles

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StructuralBIMGuy
Jan 03, 2018 9:16 pm
StructuralBIMGuy
Varsani
Varsani
3 January

What kind of paint to use?

What kind of paint to use?

I would only use Dulux wash and wear paint in my house. I work on commerical building sites and that is what the pros have told me to use. Always worth spending a few $…

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Varsani
Jan 03, 2018 8:35 pm

We asked our builder to put a provision for a chandelier on a stairwell. We were told they will add a noggin so we just need the chandelier and electrician to install it. …

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Ynnie
Jan 03, 2018 5:38 pm

Do your upstair walls of double storey homes make noises?

Do your upstair walls of double storey homes make noises?

Zhenhua You will need to get copies of your engineering plans, inspectors reports, and all photos. BTW.This may be a problem if the inspector was hired by the…

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StructuralBIMGuy
Jan 03, 2018 12:25 pm
StructuralBIMGuy

LAWS AROUND BUYING AND USING BUILDING PRODUCTS FROM CHINA

LAWS AROUND BUYING AND USING BUILDING PRODUCTS FROM CHINA

Hi ACS1 That has also been discussed Here It helps if you put what state you are in OT The laws are about to be tightened even further due to the tens of thousands of…

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StructuralBIMGuy
Jan 03, 2018 8:04 am
StructuralBIMGuy
Techsmax
Techsmax
2 January

Suggestions on home security?

Suggestions on home security?

Hi anna10 What budget are you looking to spend and what features are you after, more then happy to help :-D

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Techsmax
Jan 02, 2018 1:50 pm
Techsmax

Relocating a house

Relocating a house

I have just recently relocated a 1920s Californian bungalow onto my block of land. As the house was given to me by a local hospital and still being used for consulting…

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Steveminmitchell
Jan 01, 2018 7:45 pm
Leonardo_23
Leonardo_23
1 January

construction

construction

I left a comment under one of your photos. Looks like a real botchy job so far.

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Leonardo_23
Jan 01, 2018 3:29 pm
Pjs1201
Pjs1201
31 December 2017

Builder recommendations in Northern Melbourne

Builder recommendations in Northern Melbourne

Hi We have a new Home built in 2013 We are looking to renovate our first floor Plans are Currently being drawn up Anyone recommend a builder ?

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Pjs1201
Dec 31, 2017 9:06 pm
Saint Mike
Saint Mike
31 December 2017

URBAN MYTHS .... ?

URBAN MYTHS .... ?
1 ... 12, 13, 14

Another one that might fit the "Myth" definition - ie something people believe to be true but isn't - and relates to tradies, plebs, house builders, and you and me ... :)

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Saint Mike
Dec 31, 2017 10:09 am
Saint Mike
Messychaos
Messychaos
26 December 2017

What pendant light suits the best?

What pendant light suits the best?

I like the cone concrete and oak lights

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Messychaos
Dec 26, 2017 5:33 pm

I just got a quote from Perth Soakwells for soakwell installation if this helps. Have heard good reviews about them too.

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Messychaos
Dec 26, 2017 5:31 pm


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