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Mr g
Mr g
38 m

Mega Homes Disappeared

Mega Homes Disappeared
1, 2, 3

I understand your point. But if it was all legit and above board it wouldn't be getting investigated by asic, vba, ato.

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Mr g
Apr 20, 2019 2:26 pm
eirrac
eirrac
18 h

Boundary Fence

Boundary Fence

Not sure what happens in Victoria but where I am if there is a preexisting fence already there the most you can get the other party to pay is to fix it if it breaks. If…

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eirrac
Apr 19, 2019 9:33 pm
eirrac
eirrac
18 h

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
brokenstick
brokenstick
12 April

Temporary Fencing - Hire or buy?

Temporary Fencing - Hire or buy?

Hiring is pretty cheap (cost me $360 for 6 months, front and side of house) and they came and set it up and took it away afterwards If you can be bothered transporting it…

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brokenstick
Apr 12, 2019 4:29 pm
brokenstick

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?
1, 2

^^^ 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
1, 2, 3

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
random101
random101
1 February

Should draftsman pay for amendment?

Should draftsman pay for amendment?

I didn’t ask, but he made the changes and paid for the amendment himself. Said it was there stuff up so we’re happy to do it. It’s a small guesture but made a big…

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random101
Feb 01, 2019 10:47 pm
insider
insider
30 January

Help verifying/understanding my site investigation report

Help verifying/understanding my site investigation report
1, 2

If you are using a soil report form 2007 then you will definitely need a new as the Australian standards have changed since then. An engineer can use engineering…

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insider
Jan 30, 2019 5:09 pm
insider
krishna85
krishna85
30 January

Anyone buying land or HLP in Melton South

Anyone buying land or HLP in Melton South

Hi nx437, I have recently bought lot in Artherstone jan 2018. This is in palara 32 and was wondering if you could provide some insights on growth of this suburb. Regards, Hari

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krishna85
Jan 30, 2019 3:11 pm
yoyohv
yoyohv
30 January

She bought a Lemon

She bought a Lemon

Wow.... And here is me stressing out due to having to remove and pour again some concrete steps in exposed aggregate due to a "bad mix".

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yoyohv
Jan 30, 2019 12:21 pm
redcali
redcali
22 January

Process of getting a building permit for an existing pergola

Process of getting a building permit for an existing pergola

Youre entire question depends entirely on your local government/council. Mine has a specific form for existing developments which outlines what you need to have prior to…

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redcali
Jan 22, 2019 10:30 pm
shawncvaz
shawncvaz
21 January

East Estate Cranbourne East

East Estate Cranbourne East

Hi All, Thank you for this thread. We are planning to purchase stage 7 at East Estate What are your thoughts? Is any one of you staying at East estate now?

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shawncvaz
Jan 21, 2019 2:08 pm
building-expert
building-expert
21 January

Has anyone rectified slab heave successfully

Has anyone rectified slab heave successfully
1 ... 45, 46, 47

Something is very wrong with this. My experience with VCAT. Cc is that any agreement reached is documented and signed by both parties. Two day cooling off applies if…

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building-expert
Jan 21, 2019 9:47 am
building-expert
dogeatdog01
dogeatdog01
20 January

Bath 1/2” outlet

Bath 1/2” outlet

Gday all, In the process of renovating a bathroom. Have just bought a new spout for the bath only to find that it will leave a 10mm gap to the tiles once installed. Best…

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dogeatdog01
Jan 20, 2019 8:52 am
its
its
19 January

Worth getting external tiles and concrete sealed?

Worth getting external tiles and concrete sealed?

Was looking at getting high pressure wash on our external concrete tiles (porous) and exposed aggregate. Was told to seal it as…

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its
Jan 19, 2019 7:29 am
Gidgett
Gidgett
30 December 2018

Haymes paint wanting light grey "imagine" Vs "silver screen"

Haymes paint wanting light grey "imagine" Vs "silver screen"

Maybe use Greyology 3? I personally love silver screen!

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Gidgett
Dec 30, 2018 6:38 pm
Mauromario
Mauromario
25 December 2018

Handover with defects.

Handover with defects.

Where abouts are you , contact private messege me and ill help you with Burbank I can show how to get Burbank attention. Thanks

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Mauromario
Dec 25, 2018 10:58 am
ohgosh
ohgosh
11 December 2018

Bought a 2yr old home, no p-trap in shower

Bought a 2yr old home, no p-trap in shower

Hi all, we recently bought a home which was built in 2016. There is a strong sewer smell coming from the ensuite shower, and after having a look I have realized that there…

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ohgosh
Dec 11, 2018 11:19 am
aussieta
aussieta
10 December 2018

extension and bal

extension and bal

Considering adding an extension to my 1986 home, we are in a bushfire overlay area if i build an exetension does the extension need to meet current bal levels does the…

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aussieta
Dec 10, 2018 3:06 pm
aussieta
building-expert
building-expert
4 December 2018

Saving home buyer from a Lemon

Saving home buyer from a Lemon

Recently I have been asked for a pre purchase inspection, on a referral from a solicitor, for one of his clients. The client had…

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building-expert
Dec 04, 2018 8:55 am
building-expert
Joker
Joker
28 November 2018

Unpleasent Experience with signature kitchen

Unpleasent Experience with signature kitchen

Is the house in Australia or Malaysia.

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Joker
Nov 28, 2018 7:23 pm
justme15
justme15
23 November 2018

Renovation on a waffle pod slab

Renovation on a waffle pod slab

Very true...very true indeed.

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justme15
Nov 23, 2018 12:51 pm

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