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Mega Homes Disappeared

Mega Homes Disappeared
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Along with the turmoil in the Australian real estate market, there are several big builders declared bankruptcy,…

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lxcupid
Jun 18, 2019 12:23 am
wally97
wally97
14 June

Leakage on roof of garage

Leakage on roof of garage

We lived in this new-built double-storey home for three and a half years. Recently noticed a short black thick-line stain on the roof of garage along the cornice.…

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wally97
Jun 14, 2019 6:58 pm

Jasper17

Jasper17

A queen bed with bedside tables will fit in a room of 3m x 3m. There won't be any room for a chest of drawers but most display homes have bedrooms this size.

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bestspecials
Jun 13, 2019 9:27 am
bestspecials
Liliana
Liliana
9 June

Has anyone rectified slab heave successfully

Has anyone rectified slab heave successfully
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Below is a link to my Homeone thread promoting a petition calling for a Royal Commission into the building industry. Please take a moment to head over, have a look and…

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Liliana
Jun 09, 2019 9:59 pm
Joker
Joker
7 June

Temporary Fencing - Hire or buy?

Temporary Fencing - Hire or buy?

I purchased,then sold to a nearby build,got 75 percent back after 18 months.

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Joker
Jun 07, 2019 8:58 pm
kks
kks
7 June

** builder breaks home owners

** builder breaks home owners

How many builder busts is it in South Australia in the past year, seven? With the latest, Adelaide Advertiser is reporting current deposit loss from the punter is about $5.5K.

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kks
Jun 07, 2019 2:58 pm
Joker
Joker
7 June

Broke builder link

Broke builder link

Look what I shared: Zealous Group: Victims of liquidated housing developer speak out | Leader @MIUI| https://www.heraldsun.com.au/leader/inn ... 52e28f149f

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Joker
Jun 07, 2019 1:10 pm
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SejaeD
Jun 03, 2019 1:27 pm
rubyhuang
rubyhuang
29 May

Faux timber beams?

Faux timber beams?

Hi! I’ve created a post with some faux timber if you’re interested. I’m based in Brisbane, Queensland.

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rubyhuang
May 29, 2019 12:12 am
Zorro6
Zorro6
26 May

Outstanding Final Inspection

Outstanding Final Inspection

If the council have signed off on the pool isn’t all that is required for sale? Do you have a copy of their sign off?

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Zorro6
May 26, 2019 4:39 pm
jimv
jimv
20 May

Oviya Homes

Oviya Homes

Thanks for the information

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jimv
May 20, 2019 4:00 pm
jono85
jono85
15 May

Chemical underpinning and soil stabilization

Chemical underpinning and soil stabilization
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Had a geotechnical engineer look at the place yesterday who has recommended some drainage options. I found that an internal door didn’t close properly and there was a…

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jono85
May 15, 2019 6:47 pm
Engineer
Engineer
13 May

Dedicated forum spot for FOUNDATIONS - call for support!

Dedicated forum spot for FOUNDATIONS - call for support!

Title could be Foundations and sub-description "Geotechnical reports assist in determining the foundation system (concrete piers, steel piles, concrete slab, raised floor…

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Engineer
May 13, 2019 2:20 pm
Engineer
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smacky07
May 12, 2019 1:02 pm
DustyBlue
DustyBlue
11 May

Which would you buy?

Which would you buy?

Looks inviting!

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DustyBlue
May 11, 2019 5:17 pm
Psha15
Psha15
8 May

Cedar woods Fencing

Cedar woods Fencing

Hi, I am moving into my new home in Williams landing and the estate Cedar woods are doing the fencing. I am about to submit the Notice to occupy document, but the…

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Psha15
May 08, 2019 4:12 pm

If it looks like the above 2 dwellings it is slab heave/subsidence

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building-expert
May 06, 2019 12:58 pm
building-expert
cag57
cag57
3 May

Handover with defects.

Handover with defects.

If you already have a lawyer ask them to draft it. They'll charge you to proof read so might as well get it done right the first time

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cag57
May 03, 2019 9:28 am
RichardB6
RichardB6
27 April

Does anyone have the body balance mattress?

Does anyone have the body balance mattress?

yes, i do have a body balance mattress which i bought from . It is very comfortable and enjoyable to…

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RichardB6
Apr 27, 2019 9:37 pm
lamiacasa
lamiacasa
26 April

HIA Home Show Melbourne 2nd May - 5th May 2019

HIA Home Show Melbourne 2nd May - 5th May 2019

Is anyone going and would you recommend purchasing tickets ? I went 5 years ago and for a lot out of it. It's been suggested it isn't as good any more.. Thoughts ? Anyone…

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lamiacasa
Apr 26, 2019 7:59 pm

Boundary Fence

Boundary Fence

Just pay it yourself. Don't hassle the farmer, or just leave it as a standard farmers fence if you don't want to pony up a few hundred bucks. You should have got it…

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sweetswisssteel
Apr 21, 2019 7:07 pm
eirrac
eirrac
19 April

Anyone live near a active quarry?

Anyone live near a active quarry?

There is a quarry down the road from us.. its probably about 2-3km away .. i wouldnt know aside from sometimes trucks go past at night.. we have lots of hills in between..…

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eirrac
Apr 19, 2019 9:09 pm

Vantage 42 (S-Series) by Metricon in Victoria

Vantage 42 (S-Series) by Metricon in Victoria

Honestly I only remember the cost savings from the quotes I got. It was about $1.8k if doing it post? YMMV. Good luck!

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Freak_Zombie
Apr 09, 2019 11:20 am
sandspands
sandspands
9 April

Porter Davis Cat 1

Porter Davis Cat 1

PS:- I am building in the lifestyle range which comes with alot of inclusions

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sandspands
Apr 09, 2019 8:35 am
SaveH2O
SaveH2O
7 April

bureaucracy gone mad.

bureaucracy gone mad.

Yes, I heard about this on 3AW talk back radio. Unfortunately, legislation deems it necessary.

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SaveH2O
Apr 07, 2019 2:06 pm
SaveH2O
SaveH2O
SaveH2O
5 April

review bans not good for consumer

review bans not good for consumer

Because the OP's linked article is two years old and Wisdom Homes were subsequently found by the ACCC to be using an unfair contract clause which no longer apllies in…

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SaveH2O
Apr 05, 2019 2:12 pm
SaveH2O
kks
kks
5 April

Why don’t builders build on stumps?

Why don’t builders build on stumps?

Was looking, only last week, at a lovely little bed 'n breakfast build coming up in my SA town. Floor frame is supported on a grid of square metal tube stumps. It's,…

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kks
Apr 05, 2019 12:19 pm
gillybean
gillybean
3 April

Anyone had to take neighbors to court fence?

Anyone had to take neighbors to court fence?
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^^^ Yep it’s not hard, show some decency and pay your share.

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gillybean
Apr 03, 2019 10:52 am
gillybean
justme15
justme15
2 April

Hebel vs Masterwall vs others.

Hebel vs Masterwall vs others.

Thanks for your contribution and input again alexp79

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justme15
Apr 02, 2019 7:04 am
Justin T
Justin T
29 March

Woodlea building

Woodlea building
1, 2, 3

Hi guys, has any one had delays with titles. Stage 29 was due to title in Feb and now it says April 2019. Wondering if anyone experienced any sort of delays and how many months?

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Justin T
Mar 29, 2019 2:32 pm

Hi. I know I have done things the wrong way and planned my whole kitchen renovation around a gas strut servery window without having sourced one first and all my kitchen…

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Bec_Sezza
Mar 29, 2019 11:50 am
PapaFHB
PapaFHB
21 March

Burbank Review Vic Melbourne SE

Burbank Review Vic Melbourne SE

anyone building with Burbank Im about to sign a contract with them any reviews on quality and workmanship

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PapaFHB
Mar 21, 2019 9:36 pm
karen5784
karen5784
20 March

Party wall system certificate- VIC

Party wall system certificate- VIC

Hi All, We are the owner builder for our extension. One thing on the final inspection checklist states “A letter from the builder certify that the party wall system has…

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karen5784
Mar 20, 2019 11:10 am
gillybean
gillybean
12 March

Retaining wall issue with my neighbour....

Retaining wall issue with my neighbour....

I went through this with an investment property I had in Queensland. Absolute nightmare. Good luck.

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gillybean
Mar 12, 2019 12:11 pm
gillybean
Newbuild19
Newbuild19
11 March

Looking for engineer victoria

Looking for engineer victoria

Hi, Looking for an engineer that is currently registered with the VBA, to look over the slab engineering plans and do a report for owners. Northern suburbs Thanks

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Newbuild19
Mar 11, 2019 8:43 pm
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sweetswisssteel
Mar 11, 2019 11:54 am
SaveH2O
SaveH2O
10 March

Water everywhere,ruining home.

Water everywhere,ruining home.

There is an increasing crescendo from many quarters for a National Royal Commission into the building and construction industry but the problem would be the size, cost and…

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SaveH2O
Mar 10, 2019 4:07 pm
SaveH2O
random101
random101
8 March

Neighbour started demolition / renovations before permit

Neighbour started demolition / renovations before permit

Hi all, Just a quick one. I am doing a demolition and my neighbour, decided it would be a good time for him to start knocking over his house as well. Albeit - we are…

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random101
Mar 08, 2019 6:26 pm
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melfordgurl
Mar 08, 2019 5:38 pm

Hi guys I have recently built my veggie patch on the ground and have noticed some mysterious holes appearing overnight. Not sure what is causing them. At the moment, I…

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rajan_g4
Mar 07, 2019 8:47 pm
rajan_g4
justme15
justme15
3 March

Blow door Test

Blow door Test

Anyone done a blow door test in Melbourne? Curious to know the results and maybe even get a recommendation if possible. TIA

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justme15
Mar 03, 2019 2:31 pm

More Lemons, he bought a Lemon

More Lemons, he bought a Lemon

Don't be put off. Pre purchase inspection reports have limitations, exclusions and disclaimers and there are very good reasons for that however if the defects should have…

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building-expert
Mar 03, 2019 12:03 pm
building-expert
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MFisc
Feb 27, 2019 10:45 pm
MFisc
Ehsantl
Ehsantl
20 February

What kind of fireplace is this?

What kind of fireplace is this?

It's not gas, there is nothing in it except the iron grill and the damper at the top can be pushed in to be open. I've done some research and as mentioned by Joker it…

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Ehsantl
Feb 20, 2019 12:22 pm
coffecup1978
coffecup1978
19 February

Create a storage room in rumpus room? regulations?

Create a storage room in rumpus room? regulations?

Hi, I'm very new to the whole house reno thing. I have a rather large rumpus room upstairs that I don't use for much, and I am considering building a storage room at the…

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coffecup1978
Feb 19, 2019 12:47 pm
Exk53
Exk53
18 February

cemintel installation price

cemintel installation price

Hi All We planning to use cemintel on second floor of new build. Do you know price of installation Thank you

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Exk53
Feb 18, 2019 8:07 pm
meowys
meowys
15 February

Arranging demolition in advance

Arranging demolition in advance

Thanks for all your input. We current have tenants, however they will vacate late March, hence deciding to take advantage and demo in April (hopefully). In that case, I'll…

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meowys
Feb 15, 2019 10:50 pm
pamvic
pamvic
11 February

Roof type

Roof type

We have recently built with DFH and if we were to build again I would insist on metal roof with full timber structure, no metal struts. We have found this causes roof…

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pamvic
Feb 11, 2019 12:16 pm
justme15
justme15
6 February

Knockdown & Rebuild vs Renovation

Knockdown & Rebuild vs Renovation
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Need a house demolished? Super Demolition is what you’ve been in search for!! For a free quotation, call 1300 433 655 Providing more than you expect. Guaranteed NO…

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justme15
Feb 06, 2019 5:56 pm
sweetswisssteel
sweetswisssteel
5 February

Provisional Sums

Provisional Sums

Cheers, I am happy with Darbecca Qld. Thanks.

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sweetswisssteel
Feb 05, 2019 11:03 am

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