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Advice for floor plan - inner city family home

Advice for floor plan - inner city family home

4 bedrooms + outside out of 110 sq m? This will be extremely tight, if you ask me. E.g., decent sized 4 bedroom apartments start from 150 sq m. What about adding one more floor?

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alexp79
Oct 23, 2018 2:44 pm

Hello Guys, We have these boxes in backyard (marked with yellow) and we would to take them out and plant some nice flower plants, Which flower plants do you suggest to…

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thehuntbegins
Oct 20, 2018 1:10 pm
IamSAM
IamSAM
15 October

Hello all

Hello all

Hi, good luck with your build. DO mention more details about the location (stage 3 of what/where?)so that others who are in the area can provide appropriate comments. It…

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IamSAM
Oct 15, 2018 2:06 pm
IamSAM

Glass windows and doors always get dirty easily, and always subject to the environmental elements. You have to clean it more often than not, it is easy and you don’t…

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AnnaGEM
Oct 12, 2018 2:30 pm
AnnaGEM
AnnaGEM
AnnaGEM
9 October

Let's Talk About Flyscreens

Let's Talk About Flyscreens

Hi , Thank you for pointing out this mistake we have updated it and…

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AnnaGEM
Oct 09, 2018 10:38 am
AnnaGEM
Netty
Netty
7 October

Night sky colourbond - White vertical board cladding

Night sky colourbond - White vertical board cladding

I love the black and white and am considering that on my house. A very fresh look, in my opinion. Can I ask what cladding you have used on your back studio?

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Netty
Oct 07, 2018 9:52 pm
Planet Sun
Planet Sun
29 September

Plaster skimming walls?

Plaster skimming walls?

Has anyone in WA had the Gypsum Multifinish Plaster applied to their house? If so, did it cost more, what was the finish line, are you happy with it? I REALLY dislike…

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Planet Sun
Sep 29, 2018 3:09 pm
Planet Sun
ligongl
ligongl
28 September

Design Ideas for uPVC Windows and Doors

Design Ideas for uPVC Windows and Doors

Apparently its widely used in US, Europe and more importantly middle east - which should be a testament for surviving the extreme…

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ligongl
Sep 28, 2018 11:29 pm
isabellamia
isabellamia
20 September

Floor to ceiling bathroom tiles

Floor to ceiling bathroom tiles
1, 2, 3

You can use . These composed of polyester fiber material, which is also a strong sound absorption and noise reduction material. The reason why they absorb sound is mainly…

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isabellamia
Sep 20, 2018 7:30 pm

When renovating or building a new home, it is…

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AnnaGEM
Sep 17, 2018 3:36 pm
AnnaGEM
Thilton01
Thilton01
11 September

General Discussion topic dumping

General Discussion topic dumping

in Toowoomba who is the best hardware for trade prices? especially hardwood. Simon's home hardware or Mitre10 ?

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Thilton01
Sep 11, 2018 9:51 am
Dani07
Dani07
29 August

Those with septic tanks...

Those with septic tanks...

I have recently got onto this range of septic safe products which is Aussie made and they ship all over Australia. I started on their N-Zyme for the septic itself and…

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Dani07
Aug 29, 2018 10:39 am
SaveH2O
SaveH2O
18 August

Gutters and downpipe requirements

Gutters and downpipe requirements

It comes under AS/NZS 3500.3 Stormwater Drainage, not AS/NZS 3500.2 Do you know what sarking is? If there is a downpipe discharging water through a spreader…

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SaveH2O
Aug 18, 2018 8:18 pm
SaveH2O
Jo F
Jo F
12 August

Coral homes- Longreach 33 northern rivers

Coral homes- Longreach 33 northern rivers

Waiting on contract with coral to come through and we can finally start building.... have been waiting for around 15 months for our land to register, which finally…

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Jo F
Aug 12, 2018 6:23 pm
IamSAM
IamSAM
7 August

Choosing Bricks

Choosing Bricks

Getting choice of brick supplier will be unwanted luxury. The major brick manufacturers produce good variety and making a choice at their yard gets confusing.

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IamSAM
Aug 07, 2018 9:26 am
IamSAM

Cosmic Aura Splashback McDonald Jones Homes Oak Flats NSW

Cosmic Aura Splashback McDonald Jones Homes Oak Flats NSW

Hi Jemma, I actually think I may have the same issue as you. My colour scheme is greys/white and thought I had picked a light grey splashback. The one supplied looks more…

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Anne.agland
Jul 11, 2018 11:54 pm
philbert83
philbert83
10 July

pet door

pet door

As an update, we swapped the 'win21' door for Corinthian's 'Backdoor No.6' which is stained wood on the bottom and glass on the top. I hope that this will be easier to cut…

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philbert83
Jul 10, 2018 11:30 pm
Kylie15
Kylie15
6 July

Attached granny flat with new build

Attached granny flat with new build

Hi, we are planning our build and would like to incorporate an attached (under the same roof) granny flat to rent out in the short term and house family in down the track…

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Kylie15
Jul 06, 2018 12:13 pm
alexp79
alexp79
27 June

Metal Roof Tiles

Metal Roof Tiles

Hi, Has anyone been using Metal Roof Tiles for their builds, e.g. similar to http://www.met-tile.com.au/? They look so much better than galvanized Colorbond roofs. …

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alexp79
Jun 27, 2018 7:17 pm
SaveH2O
SaveH2O
24 June

confidentiailty of builder agreement with a project builder

confidentiailty of builder agreement with a project builder
1, 2

OMG, you also! $15 is right down there. Do we have $5 anyone? Going once. Going twice.....

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SaveH2O
Jun 24, 2018 3:47 pm
SaveH2O
aussieta
aussieta
19 June

A Special bath tap seat?

A Special bath tap seat?

i used ceramic bath sets which does not use the original seat, the whole thing is in the tap body https://www.bunnings.com.au/mondella-ch ... t_p5002774

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aussieta
Jun 19, 2018 7:13 pm
aussieta
san_riri
san_riri
18 June

Timber frame window - Upgrade

Timber frame window - Upgrade

Hi All, We're building the Lincoln 35 MKII with…

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san_riri
Jun 18, 2018 10:52 pm

Hi Keen on these tiles from Beaumonts but they are 150 wide i need 200mm Has anybody seen them somewhere in Sydney? I am talking about…

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Peter Bell
Jun 18, 2018 2:37 pm

Interim Occupation Certificate

Interim Occupation Certificate

Interim occupancy certificate is in reality a conditional permit subject to other items being completed. What does it say needs to be done?

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building-expert
Jun 13, 2018 7:28 am
building-expert

double storey - anyone replaced cladding with brick?

double storey - anyone replaced cladding with brick?

Thanks for your advice guys. I've been told that the balmoral is a different design and has more brickwork on the top floor as standard compared to…

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Flint1080p
Jun 09, 2018 8:29 pm
Mr_Ed
Mr_Ed
8 June

Ubiquiti CCTV Cameras

Ubiquiti CCTV Cameras

Is the resolution good and does the motion detection work well?

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Mr_Ed
Jun 08, 2018 7:28 pm

Lintel bowing

Lintel bowing

ozmonkeyoy Ok I get it, you ask for assistance and in addition you don't like what you read. Here are my further comments 1. Put a claim on your Builders Inspectors PI…

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StructuralBIMGuy
May 18, 2018 2:14 pm
StructuralBIMGuy
Joker
Joker
13 May

Frames, Timber or Steel ??

Frames, Timber or Steel ??
1, 2

Lots of steel frame homes have more cracks in plaster, most I know who have gone with steel frames end up with cracks in their walls, wood is more forgiving than steel.

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Joker
May 13, 2018 11:07 pm

Anyone building with Roselea homes?

Anyone building with Roselea homes?

We are half way in construction and we havent even met our site manager! Is that normal?!!!

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Ryde new built
May 09, 2018 12:06 am

Building Defect Claims - Capped Solicitor Fees

Building Defect Claims - Capped Solicitor Fees

Hi All I've read a number of posts regarding building defects. We act for homeowners in building defect claims. We offer you capped solicitor…

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Andre Adams
May 03, 2018 4:25 pm
Andre Adams

Put a deposit on a apartment of plan and the developer

Put a deposit on a apartment of plan and the developer

Hi Thank you for your reply for some reason I didn't get your notification it went to the junk mail. To my knowledge no one was consulted, I just happened to find out…

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Frustrating Games
May 03, 2018 4:22 am
Gaudi
Gaudi
1 May

Street Light Re-location

Street Light Re-location

In Melbourne it is also very expensive Family were quoted 20000 by council to move it.

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Gaudi
May 01, 2018 10:58 pm
aussieta
aussieta
26 April

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 5:40 pm
aussieta

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 11:28 am
EVOKE ARCHITECTS

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 10:17 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 3:46 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 5:08 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 6:58 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 3:19 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 11:13 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 11:01 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 10:59 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 7:37 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 4:33 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 7:27 pm

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