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Anyone got experience to take down gumtree with Ku-Ring-Gai

Anyone got experience to take down gumtree with Ku-Ring-Gai

not sure if it would work but i would try get the cfa to come out make a donation and ask them to write a letter saying it is a fire hazard or could block fire truck access

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aussieta
Apr 26, 2018 4:40 pm
aussieta
skjoshi
skjoshi
23 April

Street Light Re-location

Street Light Re-location

Hi, I am building a duplex on a corner lot in South western sydney area but a street light is impeding my driveway space. So, I don't have any other choice than…

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skjoshi
Apr 23, 2018 5:29 pm

Wardrobe behind wall how big

Wardrobe behind wall how big

You'd want 500-600 deep cabinetry unless one wall is for shoes or drawers, in which case you could reduce it. At least 800 walkway, ideally 1000mm for it to not feel…

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EVOKE ARCHITECTS
Apr 19, 2018 10:28 am
EVOKE ARCHITECTS
alexp79
alexp79
15 April

Put a deposit on a apartment of plan and the developer

Put a deposit on a apartment of plan and the developer

What you mean by "they are going to build a different design"? Have they approved new design with the council? Have they started building at all? This is really quite…

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alexp79
Apr 15, 2018 6:38 am

Its a stormwater pipe. We did our own landscape previously so they had left the pipe like that for us to cut down. Just turf it first (or whatever you want in that…

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_sallz
Apr 11, 2018 9:17 pm
_sallz
justgo
justgo
11 April

top soil removal

top soil removal

hi my land to remove top soil around 100 tons. any needs txt me 0411355053

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justgo
Apr 11, 2018 2:46 pm
jani
jani
3 April

live chat agents

live chat agents

A link that says, ‘chat with us now’ in professional email signatures, gives the customers an option for instant messaging whenever they have any…

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jani
Apr 03, 2018 4:08 pm

Hey guys, We have these odd window moldings on the exterior of our house (refer to attached pics). Would love your opinion and advice on what we can do to replace these,…

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wayno
Apr 02, 2018 5:58 pm
colin1
colin1
2 April

Garage Floor Painting

Garage Floor Painting

Would love to use these but just worked out I would need over 200 tiles, thus would cost nearly 2 grand to do the floor. After building a new house that is just not in the budget.

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colin1
Apr 02, 2018 2:19 pm
colin1
gillybean
gillybean
29 March

Questions re painting the bathroom ceiling

Questions re painting the bathroom ceiling

A simple Google search shows a litre of paint will cover about 15m2, your area is about 6.7m2, so about 2 litres of paint required. As far as the quotes go, they seem…

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gillybean
Mar 29, 2018 10:13 am
gillybean
Saint Mike
Saint Mike
28 March

TV Antenna Supply and Install

TV Antenna Supply and Install

I'd also ask neighbours and look around for what you like. They are not all the same.

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Saint Mike
Mar 28, 2018 10:01 am
Saint Mike
Saint Mike
Saint Mike
28 March

Pls check images - does it look like there is a leak?

Pls check images - does it look like there is a leak?

MM would be best - but I left some paper around what I thought was a leak - turned out to be a loose fitting. Once I'd tightened it properly it was good. Never done…

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Saint Mike
Mar 28, 2018 9:59 am
Saint Mike

Building Defects

Building Defects

You are better trying to identify and fix the problem first than turn it into a lawyers picnic

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StructuralBIMGuy
Mar 27, 2018 6:37 am
StructuralBIMGuy
k3nnis
k3nnis
22 March

Shadowline Cornices

Shadowline Cornices

Thanks. Would like to see some pictures of the finished product by a project home builder.

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k3nnis
Mar 22, 2018 3:33 pm
dav2708
dav2708
15 March

Old Ceramic Fuse board Replacement Quote Confusion

Old Ceramic Fuse board Replacement Quote Confusion

We live in a building that still has the old ceramic fuses to the majority of units which I realise are now non compliant and no electrician will do any internal work…

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dav2708
Mar 15, 2018 6:27 pm

Can anyone tell me what tree is this??

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faykis
Feb 11, 2018 9:13 pm
faykis
markandsam
markandsam
30 January

riverstone road development opposite james street

riverstone road development opposite james street
1, 2, 3

hi Sam and shaz went to Brianna st today and your frame was going up on your house and on mine the peering was done lots of activity in street still no neighbor between us

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markandsam
Jan 30, 2018 1:51 pm
Saint Mike
Saint Mike
30 January

I'd like to build - Ballpark or dreaming?

I'd like to build - Ballpark or dreaming?

Re Dreaming - maybe not go for everything at once - but "build" to allow it later ! EG - if you plan a large alfresco but can't afford it NOW - make sure your build…

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Saint Mike
Jan 30, 2018 8:25 am
Saint Mike
mel.mak
mel.mak
23 January

Indoor steps & tiles

Indoor steps & tiles

We have 2 steps half way through the house so i need to get the tiles for the step cut/rounded for a nice finish Whats the correct name or service i need? Im trying to…

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mel.mak
Jan 23, 2018 5:32 pm
hfwangoz
hfwangoz
23 January

please advise the sequence of home renovation

please advise the sequence of home renovation

1st time renovator, we were struggling to decide if hiring a project manager or hiring tradies on step basis. since we are not touching kitchen and bathrooms, so we…

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hfwangoz
Jan 23, 2018 4:49 pm
alexp79
alexp79
16 January

Retaining wall

Retaining wall

Up to 3m is retained by the commercial product called TerraFirm: https://modularwalls.com.au/products/terrafirm/ Last time I checked pricing with them for 1.8m wall was…

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alexp79
Jan 16, 2018 8:15 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 4:01 pm

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 8:16 pm
StructuralBIMGuy
Southies
Southies
21 December 2017

Garage Door Remote buttons

Garage Door Remote buttons

now why could i not find just that explanation on google ?? :roll: thank you so very much aussieta ::

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Southies
Dec 21, 2017 6:41 pm
Southies
Houspect NSW
Houspect NSW
18 December 2017

Update before christmas

Update before christmas

Triple check everything and don't sign off until you are 100% happy, builders make errors all the time and often don't like to take responsibility for them! Hope the rest…

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Houspect NSW
Dec 18, 2017 10:07 pm
Houspect NSW
6banga
6banga
17 December 2017

Ducted acrton efficiency

Ducted acrton efficiency

It’s 33 degrees outside I have my ducted ac set at 25 degrees which means it cycles on at 26 degrees and cycles back off at 25.5 degrees. What I have been noticing is it…

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6banga
Dec 17, 2017 3:36 pm
Kezza1967neil1955
Kezza1967neil1955
16 December 2017

Need help with exterior colours - Wallaby/Basalt?

Need help with exterior colours - Wallaby/Basalt?

Hi need help with colours to go with the exterior brick called truffle we want a colour bond roof as well not sure of colours thanks Kerry .

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Kezza1967neil1955
Dec 16, 2017 6:03 pm
NNHH
NNHH
28 November 2017

Land TItle

Land TItle

Hey all, just wanted to ask generally how long do land titles take to get full approval once they have come out of subdivisions stage? Thankyou

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NNHH
Nov 28, 2017 5:48 pm
StructuralBIMGuy
StructuralBIMGuy
21 November 2017

Ground level deck cost

Ground level deck cost

Hi First_Timer_Ray You can bolt the battens or bearers to the concrete slab but be mindful if water ponds or pools beneath the battens may eventually rot

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StructuralBIMGuy
Nov 21, 2017 6:58 pm
StructuralBIMGuy
MiG
MiG
17 November 2017

Buying Electrical Appliances for New House

Buying Electrical Appliances for New House

I really like this idea. I don't know if it will work, but its surely worth a shot. I suggest you try writing to companies as well. Ex: LG, Samsung, Bosch etc.

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MiG
Nov 17, 2017 7:59 pm
StructuralBIMGuy
StructuralBIMGuy
15 November 2017

Salvage and demolition for a KDR?

Salvage and demolition for a KDR?

Those of us that have been around long enough have seen boom and bust economic periods Smart Builders/Developers will build other people's projects during boom times and…

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StructuralBIMGuy
Nov 15, 2017 7:04 pm
StructuralBIMGuy
building-expert
building-expert
11 November 2017

Property Law - Vendor failed to divulge issues

Property Law - Vendor failed to divulge issues

The primary reason for the existence of pre-purchase property inspectors is to inspect and report on the condition of the property before you buy. Any significant issues…

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building-expert
Nov 11, 2017 9:41 am
building-expert
sarapotterslane
sarapotterslane
11 November 2017

Building first home with Williams Designer Homes at Cameron

Building first home with Williams Designer Homes at Cameron

Looking forward to following your build! We have our DA appt with Tony on Monday so are a little behind you :) Also our first build so very scary!

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sarapotterslane
Nov 11, 2017 7:12 am
alexp79
alexp79
9 November 2017

Sydney: custom designed house, builder to Lock Up stage

Sydney: custom designed house, builder to Lock Up stage

Hi, can anyone recommend a reputable builder in Sydney area, who will be interested to build a custom designed house to a Lock Up stage in…

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alexp79
Nov 09, 2017 5:58 pm
shakiness
shakiness
2 November 2017

Selections

Selections

We had an idea of what we liked to begin with after looking at so many display homes months before our selections day. It was great that we have similar tastes and style,…

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shakiness
Nov 02, 2017 10:26 am
dany
dany
1 November 2017

Metricon - Clarendon - Rawson Which one ticks all boxes

Metricon - Clarendon - Rawson Which one ticks all boxes

Metricon Glendale 34 Update I have submitted our final recommendation and have a contact appointment in two weeks. The prices included are a bit high as compared to…

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dany
Nov 01, 2017 8:51 pm
dany

Hi guys, I am new here, I have a lot of experience in Design and Construction 28 years actually, I will put my 2 cents in to help out where I can with your questions and…

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RenoBloke
Oct 30, 2017 2:06 pm
RenoBloke
carmenncorey
carmenncorey
30 October 2017

compensation for over-due build

compensation for over-due build

We are in the same boat building in swan hill with Gj gardner we have issues we now have wrong colour brick grout it was meant to be light grey it looks mustard orange…

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carmenncorey
Oct 30, 2017 12:25 pm
alexp79
alexp79
11 October 2017

good and affordable builder in sydney; not project home!

good and affordable builder in sydney; not project home!

Hi Jacqui1. Can you please provide a bit more insight on Buildcarp? How was their pricing and quality? Did you hire independent building inspector for the build and…

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alexp79
Oct 11, 2017 7:28 pm
Caydenn
Caydenn
10 October 2017

Stormwater Drain come in the way of Driveway

Stormwater Drain come in the way of Driveway

It really depends if the stormwater drain is traffic-able, I'd suggest getting in touch with your local council and asking the question.

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Caydenn
Oct 10, 2017 4:49 pm
Caydenn
chrisbon
chrisbon
29 September 2017

Security System - Bosch 844

Security System - Bosch 844

Harvey Norman Security is offering it at $149 as of i know. Don't know what others are offering it at.

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chrisbon
Sep 29, 2017 11:38 am
JayaJaya
JayaJaya
27 September 2017

ICF build, who do I go with?

ICF build, who do I go with?

I would be interested to know, too - I've just been looking it up! soooo bump! I actually think the Zego channels, would be better, on first glance... however if anyone…

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JayaJaya
Sep 27, 2017 9:37 am
JayaJaya
Merv
Merv
22 September 2017

Gas abolishment

Gas abolishment

Jemena must have felt the pressure cause they came and did the disconnection TODAY!! thank goodness we didn’t have to shout and carry on it get it done. Not…

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Merv
Sep 22, 2017 7:01 pm
Southies
Southies
20 September 2017

Cheap TEMPORARY alternative in lieu of garden path

Cheap TEMPORARY alternative in lieu of garden path

thanks for the ideas saintmike & jhiace..........will see what…

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Southies
Sep 20, 2017 6:44 pm
Southies
SaveH2O
SaveH2O
15 September 2017

confidentiailty of builder agreement with a project builder

confidentiailty of builder agreement with a project builder

Section 23 Unfair terms of consumer contracts (1) A term of a consumer contract is void if: (a) the term is unfair;…

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SaveH2O
Sep 15, 2017 10:28 pm
SaveH2O



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