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bpratt
bpratt
19 June 2016

General Discussion topic dumping

General Discussion topic dumping

Hey I am new to this community and I have gain a lot of knowledge from here. Artificial Lawn Adelaide

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bpratt
Jun 19, 2016 10:59 am
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Mute88
Apr 04, 2016 12:01 am

Home buiders

Home buiders

Anyone have an idea about ClarendonHomes builder?

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suraalwash
Nov 21, 2017 11:52 am

Ground level deck cost

Ground level deck cost

We found with council permits, digging posts, bearers, etc. it was easier and cheaper for us to lay a concrete slab and build a deck on top - no council permits required…

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First_Timer_Ray
Nov 21, 2017 9:26 am
First_Timer_Ray

Stormwaters and Water Tanks - total $46,350

Stormwaters and Water Tanks - total $46,350

I feel your pain. In the Northern Beaches area, our stormwater is costing us 33k+ (not including the rainwater tanks). The council is forcing us to do above…

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Darth_Bill
Nov 20, 2017 8:01 pm

Hi , We are currently building a single level 32sq meter house with 2.6m ceiling height. We are currently up to final painting and we have noticed a expansion joint in…

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JSESTAGE1B
Nov 20, 2017 7:10 pm
kiwiinmelbourne
kiwiinmelbourne
19 November

Building contract times

Building contract times

Of course it works both ways, its a negotiable contract between two parties. I have seen contracts for single floor dwellings anywhere from 210 days to 320 days. I'm…

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kiwiinmelbourne
Nov 19, 2017 11:48 am
Agent_009
Agent_009
18 November

Feedback on Land Contours

Feedback on Land Contours

Thanks mate. Here is the only other lot we are interested in: https://www.dropbox.com/s/zl67ub3rdxjph ... s.PNG?dl=0 Looks to be around the same? Can build anywhere…

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Agent_009
Nov 18, 2017 9:59 am
StructuralBIMGuy
StructuralBIMGuy
18 November

Retaining Wall on New Land

Retaining Wall on New Land

Hi JohnRambo First thing to do is contact the Council and get a copy of the neighbours site plan with GLs, FFLs & Retaining Details then find out who is at fault..take it…

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StructuralBIMGuy
Nov 18, 2017 9:34 am
StructuralBIMGuy
MiG
MiG
17 November

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 8:59 pm
Jammo05
Jammo05
17 November

Plumbing services in Vapour barrier of home

Plumbing services in Vapour barrier of home

The plumber has completed his entire roughin for the entire home and I have noticed his has installed the main plastic yellow gas line and main water line in between the…

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Jammo05
Nov 17, 2017 11:55 am
bini
bini
16 November

Living in Doreen/ Mernda

Living in Doreen/ Mernda
1, 2, 3, 4, 5

Cheer Up we are getting Mernda station along with other 2 very soon. :-D

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bini
Nov 16, 2017 4:00 pm

HI, We have Dunlop Heartridge LVP as our flooring throughout. We need to select a stain colour for our hardwood (Kwila) stairs that matches/goes well/contrasts the Tassie…

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akashsethi10
Nov 16, 2017 12:53 pm
akashsethi10
StructuralBIMGuy
StructuralBIMGuy
15 November

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 8:04 pm
StructuralBIMGuy
jazzygirl
jazzygirl
15 November

Bricklayer

Bricklayer

Hi I was wondering if anyone can recommend a Bricklayer in Newcastle. It's not a massive job but struggling to get people to return calls. Thanks Alisha

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jazzygirl
Nov 15, 2017 6:32 pm
building-expert
building-expert
15 November

Under Tile Roof Insulation Without removing Tiles

Under Tile Roof Insulation Without removing Tiles

Try foillboard, its rigid easy to cut and fit and should not sag, you can buy 10 15 and 20mm and is polystyrene core with double sided aluminium foil

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building-expert
Nov 15, 2017 6:01 pm
building-expert
arodc
arodc
15 November

Curtain track recommendations for using with stacker doors

Curtain track recommendations for using with stacker doors

I’m looking for a curtain track that will cover a set of 4.6m stacker doors. I want the curtains to all go to one side, rather than half to one side…

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arodc
Nov 15, 2017 5:44 pm
jantics
jantics
15 November

home coolroom?

home coolroom?

What did you end up deciding? I hear this guys are pretty good: www.burtonindustries.com.au

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jantics
Nov 15, 2017 1:34 pm
cabaju
cabaju
15 November

Icon Homes

Icon Homes

Hon Rufus, Yeah we did. Where about are you building? Our overall impression is that they are a good company to deal with. Unfortunately they are small and can not offer…

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cabaju
Nov 15, 2017 7:23 am
SaveH2O
SaveH2O
15 November

Henley build

Henley build

Somuchforthedream, you haven't stated what area you are in and your soil classification! It is too late now but if you are for example in the Melbourne western or northern…

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SaveH2O
Nov 15, 2017 6:49 am
SaveH2O
Pretzel2311
Pretzel2311
14 November

VJ walls cracking within days of painting

VJ walls cracking within days of painting

Hello, We recently had our Queenslander with VJ walls painted by a professional painter. Within 3 days the vertical joints had began to crack. There are now a lot of…

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Pretzel2311
Nov 14, 2017 11:54 pm
ckbuild
ckbuild
14 November

Arborist Report for DA

Arborist Report for DA

Hi , We are in the process of submitting plan to council(Paramatta). Does Paramatta council need Arborist report? I got two different answer from council. Any suggestion…

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ckbuild
Nov 14, 2017 9:34 pm
pEast
pEast
14 November

Renovate or rebuild?

Renovate or rebuild?

Better get a quote for a new building with your requirements - then compare what suits you - a few thousand extra could you give a much much better home

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pEast
Nov 14, 2017 4:27 pm
markandsam
markandsam
14 November

riverstone road development opposite james street

riverstone road development opposite james street
1, 2

depends on council but i thought it would be about 6 to 8 weeks

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markandsam
Nov 14, 2017 4:05 pm
imran.suhail
imran.suhail
14 November

Seymour Road Ropes Crossing

Seymour Road Ropes Crossing

I purchased a 3 bedroom unit on Seymour Road Ropes Crossing. The contract was made with Trifalga Real Estate (Parramatta). The contract was signed in Oct 2015. I paid 10%…

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imran.suhail
Nov 14, 2017 2:39 pm
mscrashed
mscrashed
13 November

Crest at Gledswood Hills

Crest at Gledswood Hills

Great news sls17. Not long now, I have been told i can expect registration in December but no traction from mirvac yet. I assume mine will fall around Feb too.

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mscrashed
Nov 13, 2017 1:43 pm
building-expert
building-expert
11 November

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 10:41 am
building-expert
building-expert
building-expert
11 November

Negotiating with builders before contract signature

Negotiating with builders before contract signature

To all those who think industry building contracts are fair and fairly even-handed are deluded. They are not and favour the builder. In addition to that builders stack the…

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building-expert
Nov 11, 2017 10:04 am
building-expert
Saint Mike
Saint Mike
11 November

URBAN MYTHS .... ?

URBAN MYTHS .... ?
1 ... 11, 12, 13

Interesting - got another email telling me my paypal account had been used in some foreign land. Pointers to "scam" were - not addressed to me by name - ie "Bill Smith",…

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Saint Mike
Nov 11, 2017 8:48 am
Saint Mike
sarapotterslane
sarapotterslane
11 November

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 8:12 am
ydnewa
ydnewa
10 November

Allworth Altona Delux Rumpus

Allworth Altona Delux Rumpus

We get our plans on the weekend, can't wait.

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ydnewa
Nov 10, 2017 10:06 pm
kirashogun
kirashogun
10 November

Garage Wall - Straight Brick or Timber Frame?

Garage Wall - Straight Brick or Timber Frame?

I have noticed that most houses built these days (at least in Victoria) are built entirely out of timber framing with choice of masonry outside including the garage. I…

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kirashogun
Nov 10, 2017 8:57 pm

Emerald Park Tarneit

Emerald Park Tarneit

Hi All, Can I please request everyone to shoot an email to the given address in the pic so we all can put some pressure on the developer. Thanking you in advance for…

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Emeral Park Tarneit
Nov 10, 2017 8:51 pm
StructuralBIMGuy
StructuralBIMGuy
10 November

Architectural Visualization

Architectural Visualization

Can see any Real Engineering there...? These are just Marketing Rendered Images you would do best to market your engineering services in India where every week

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StructuralBIMGuy
Nov 10, 2017 11:29 am
StructuralBIMGuy

I'd like to German Smear/Mortar Wash an internal wall and the basic material is white mortar. However, I can't find white mortar for sale. Does anyone know if it can be…

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kirk
Nov 09, 2017 9:13 pm
Beetaloo
Beetaloo
9 November

Frame timber type

Frame timber type

Blue is H2 termite treated (light duty) suitable only for use above ground and not exposed to the elements. H3 is suitable for exposure to the weather and H4 is usually…

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Beetaloo
Nov 09, 2017 8:34 pm
Beetaloo
alexp79
alexp79
9 November

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 6:58 pm
akawoof
akawoof
9 November

MacDonald jones homes

MacDonald jones homes

we signed 07/2016 and only completed 10/2017 - and still not fixed under warranty. You have to push them and stay on top of their work. I regularly called council.

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akawoof
Nov 09, 2017 3:15 pm
Sarah84
Sarah84
9 November

Reqire non corporate builder on northern Gold Coast

Reqire non corporate builder on northern Gold Coast

I have had friends build with Plantation that have been very happy. Just watch out for any additional charges! I built with Escape Homes & had an absolute nightmare of a…

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Sarah84
Nov 09, 2017 2:28 pm
Ynnie
Ynnie
9 November

Boutique Ascot

Boutique Ascot

Thanks for replying. I've been to the actual display home and the colors in the photos are almost identical to the house. I tried asking Boutique and they were kind…

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Ynnie
Nov 09, 2017 11:23 am

Knowing what is possible with potential home exension

Knowing what is possible with potential home exension

Property developers, Builders, Real estate agents, etc, etc all dabble? Also there is plenty of metadata, apps & Spreadsheets online. once you have determined the amount…

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StructuralBIMGuy
Nov 09, 2017 10:19 am
StructuralBIMGuy

I know this is a old topic but it may still help others. Have a look at the PlexiDor pet door, they close tight with little to no draught. There is…

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Sasha 14
Nov 08, 2017 10:16 pm
Saint Mike
Saint Mike
8 November

retaining wall

retaining wall

What 2 sleepers ... ;)

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Saint Mike
Nov 08, 2017 5:26 pm
Saint Mike

LAND TRANSFORMATION Way back in May of this year we purchased a block of land in Augustine Heights. So after excavating 200 cube of soil and…

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Jay4Becs
Nov 07, 2017 11:34 pm
Jay4Becs
Dani232
Dani232
7 November

Alfresco on 275

Alfresco on 275

Does anyone have a Newport 275 with the optional 6x4 alfresco on the rear ? We think we want to do it but would really like to see it before we commit to the 12k. We’ve…

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Dani232
Nov 07, 2017 11:20 pm

Retaining Wall providers in Brisbane

Retaining Wall providers in Brisbane

Eddielouise Thanks for the reply $420/m2 seems a bit pricey ...shop around & Check out gumtree for the material suppliers hth

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StructuralBIMGuy
Nov 07, 2017 8:34 pm
StructuralBIMGuy

The back veranda area now more open, the paint is done, trellis trees and shadecloth removed, thinking of a deck..it would need to be triangular to keep access to the…

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JayG1963
Nov 05, 2017 4:18 pm


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