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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 9:59 am
zkeyra
zkeyra
15 October 2016

HOMEONE FORUM GUIDE AND FAQ.

HOMEONE FORUM GUIDE AND FAQ.
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Thanks for the info Best regards

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zkeyra
Oct 15, 2016 2:07 pm

Laminate flooring making "clicking" sound when walked on

Laminate flooring making "clicking" sound when walked on

Our laminate flooring makes the "clicking" sound all over the place when walked on, and the sound seems to be from the seams. In the winter mornings, when we get up and…

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Zhenhua
Sep 21, 2017 10:45 pm
RC56
RC56
1 h

Travelling Overseas during the Construction

Travelling Overseas during the Construction

Thanks all for your suggestions. It really helps. PAt this stage we are not sure what stage the construction will be at the time of our travel. Since the land hasn't…

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RC56
Sep 21, 2017 10:45 pm

Structural Engineer..Details, Photos,Help Needed, Q&A?

Structural Engineer..Details, Photos,Help Needed, Q&A?
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Hi StructuralBIMGuy, I have a question about site classification and footing detail. The story: My block's soil classification is "M" and footing detail is FS8. The cost…

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fyeahm
Sep 21, 2017 9:52 pm

Municipal Building surveyor or private

Municipal Building surveyor or private

Sorry can't recommend. I started building before you could choose your own in Vic. I hope you do choose your own! Conflict of interest is a problem with builders surveyor.

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Mars5
Sep 21, 2017 9:17 pm

Hall & Hart - Madison (Contemporary) at Willowdale

Hall & Hart - Madison (Contemporary) at Willowdale

Congratulations on your choice. We've now completed the pre-construction phase with Hall & Hart, and are just about to start on the build. We were very pleased with the…

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Seren1ty
Sep 21, 2017 8:33 pm

Blinds/shutters

Blinds/shutters

If you remember, please let me know when you get more information about the new blinds. 😊

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Joelleg6
Sep 21, 2017 8:30 pm
Joelleg6

Apollo Blinds Feedback

Apollo Blinds Feedback

How's your experience been with Apollo Blinds? I'm considering purchasing Red Cedar plantation shutters from them.

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Joelleg6
Sep 21, 2017 8:25 pm
Joelleg6

URBAN MYTHS .... ?

URBAN MYTHS .... ?
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C'mon people - you must t have a new myth for us ?

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Saint Mike
Sep 21, 2017 5:25 pm
Saint Mike

good and affordable builder in sydney; not project home!

good and affordable builder in sydney; not project home!

Hi Guys, Can someone please recommend a good builder in Sydney? We have seen a couple of display homes in Sydney. Planning to build at Edmondson Park. Clarendon homes and…

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Shilpa
Sep 21, 2017 2:49 pm

Building in Wollert(Aurora Stage 9, Contempo boulevard)

Building in Wollert(Aurora Stage 9, Contempo boulevard)

Hi.. Even I am in Stage 10 and got a call from Kristian regarding title updates. Which house you are building with Boutique? I am into my final stage wherein I have to…

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amitgupta0905
Sep 21, 2017 8:43 am
spk1969
spk1969
Yesterday

Clarendon Madison

Clarendon Madison

Wondering if anyone has or is building a Clarendon Madison? Keen to understand what inclusions were negotiated as inclusions and tips on negotiating?

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spk1969
Sep 20, 2017 7:52 pm
Southies
Southies
Yesterday

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
roger_b
roger_b
19 September

How to connect drain hose of washing machine

How to connect drain hose of washing machine

Yikes! that is NOT a pipe to attach a washing machine too! It's a connection for a dishwasher. A washing machine drains a huge amount of water and requires a drain of at…

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roger_b
Sep 19, 2017 12:30 pm
Monash University
Monash University
18 September

Complete survey on skip bins for chance to win $100 Giftcard

Complete survey on skip bins for chance to win $100 Giftcard

If you have recently hired a skip to dispose of your waste, or are planning to do so, complete a short survey and go in the draw to win a $100 Coles Myer voucher. Monash…

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Monash University
Sep 18, 2017 10:51 pm
Monash University
cabaju
cabaju
18 September

Icon Homes

Icon Homes

Hi All, Can you please provide some feedback for those who have either built or are in the process of dealing with Icon Homes directly? Thanks in advance!

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cabaju
Sep 18, 2017 7:15 pm
lymd1101
lymd1101
18 September

Air conditioning - upgrade from classic to Ultra Air ESP Plu

Air conditioning - upgrade from classic to Ultra Air ESP Plu

Hi Waigo, so is a ESP Plus 19kw system sufficient for a 37sq double storey open plan home? I think they will provide 18 outlets. Any recommendations we should look out…

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lymd1101
Sep 18, 2017 11:11 am
SaveH2O
SaveH2O
15 September

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

What is the roof angle? Is there a roof cavity? It is really impossible to give an opinion without being on site.

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andrelimfj
Sep 13, 2017 12:13 pm
sunny74
sunny74
12 September

Cracked slab help please

Cracked slab help please

Hi insider Yes have done some more research and I think the core drilling and resin will be exactly what I need. The old pipe is now redundant so that won't matter. I…

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sunny74
Sep 12, 2017 8:57 pm
Sergey
Sergey
11 September

whole house water softeners?

whole house water softeners?

Anyone has one? Are they good? What are the ongoing costs?

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Sergey
Sep 11, 2017 10:50 pm

starting a topic on above house build.?? Any one built similar? We have made a few changes so this…

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shepparton3630
Sep 11, 2017 8:16 pm
Monash University
Monash University
11 September

Participate in Skip Bin Study - win $100 Coles gift card

Participate in Skip Bin Study - win $100 Coles gift card

Monash University is conducting research to understand how people make decisions about which skip bin company to use. Complete a 10-15 minute interview,…

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Monash University
Sep 11, 2017 4:05 pm
Monash University
Joker
Joker
10 September

New build evaluation shortfall. Officer. VIC

New build evaluation shortfall. Officer. VIC

It's almost considered that 5% is pretty much almost no deposit, with some over priced add ons, you would essentially almost be borrowing more than the home is worth.

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Joker
Sep 10, 2017 10:46 pm
Possible KDRB
Possible KDRB
10 September

Masterton KDR- concerto design

Masterton KDR- concerto design

Building A New House Hi planning to KDR with concerto floor plan. How much should we over budget on the quoted set price? 30k 50k 100k I'm guessing the list of…

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Possible KDRB
Sep 10, 2017 10:33 pm
StructuralBIMGuy
StructuralBIMGuy
10 September

Variations invoice 8 months after completion

Variations invoice 8 months after completion

Agreed the majority are OK and we can thank strict regulations, national standards, Code compliance & engineers for that I accept people (ie builders, designers &…

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StructuralBIMGuy
Sep 10, 2017 9:10 am
StructuralBIMGuy
Agile Approvals
Agile Approvals
7 September

Does anyone know of any 'Matt Risinger' equivalents in Austr

Does anyone know of any 'Matt Risinger' equivalents in Austr

I'm really impressed with youtube channel. As a building certifier, this is the kind of builder that I would want to contract to build my own house... His video's are…

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Agile Approvals
Sep 07, 2017 11:17 pm
Agile Approvals
Agile Approvals
7 September

Relocate Sewer Line

Relocate Sewer Line

candiceb You seem to be in the worst case scenario basket, usually with some clever structural engineering they can design a footing that bridges over the main, the…

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Agile Approvals
Sep 07, 2017 9:53 pm
satish
satish
7 September

Eden Brae Home and Land Package - Horrible Experience

Eden Brae Home and Land Package - Horrible Experience

Hi Rajesh, It seems you have a valid reason to terminate building contract with Builder. Try to negotiate to terminate the contract otherwise seek some help with Fair…

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satish
Sep 07, 2017 5:16 pm
building-expert
building-expert
7 September

Advice needed our builders are bullying us

Advice needed our builders are bullying us

Yes, get a building consultant that can stand up to the builder and make the builder blink.

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building-expert
Sep 07, 2017 4:54 pm
building-expert
Agile Approvals
Agile Approvals
7 September

Australia's turn for "Leaky Building Syndrome"?

Australia's turn for "Leaky Building Syndrome"?

Ah yes... every homeowner needs to read the ... You normally have to pay for it, but it appears this website has it available in pdf to be freely downloaded. Just to…

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Agile Approvals
Sep 07, 2017 3:02 pm
Agile Approvals
Agile Approvals
7 September

Prospects of being a builder in Australia

Prospects of being a builder in Australia

Hi calvinshum A bit late to this conversation, but better late than never. I've worked in Government as a building regulator and in building code development, in the…

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Agile Approvals
Sep 07, 2017 2:47 pm
immu999
immu999
6 September

Carlisle Easyliving Glenbrook 25

Carlisle Easyliving Glenbrook 25

Deposited last week to build Glenbrook 25 with Easy Living. Starting a new thread as i dont think there is one with Glenbrook…

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immu999
Sep 06, 2017 10:04 pm
radiuz
radiuz
6 September

Merbau Screening

Merbau Screening

Merbau stain is very difficult to remove from sandstone pavers. You could cover the pavers for approximately 2 – 3 months, which is what it will take for the merbau to…

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radiuz
Sep 06, 2017 7:27 pm
ne0x
ne0x
6 September

Crest at Gledswood Hills

Crest at Gledswood Hills

Hi mscrashed Only the lots affected by the existing power lines are next year (from release 1), if you have been told December i would assume this is still correct as is…

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ne0x
Sep 06, 2017 9:29 am
StructuralBIMGuy
StructuralBIMGuy
5 September

Hanging items from steel stud frame shed

Hanging items from steel stud frame shed

Why don't you ask the manufacturers they probably get asked this all the time

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StructuralBIMGuy
Sep 05, 2017 12:21 pm
StructuralBIMGuy
rach1986
rach1986
4 September

New Build with Backyard Levelling

New Build with Backyard Levelling

For me, what would help me to decide when to do it would be access and cost. We had a similar situation. We did it after the build because we were doing it ourselves (to…

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rach1986
Sep 04, 2017 4:23 pm
Katiepie13
Katiepie13
3 September

Kitchen Recommendations / Feedback - Sydney Inner West

Kitchen Recommendations / Feedback - Sydney Inner West

Hi there We are looking at upgrading our existing kitchen, bathroom and laundry spaces. We have a heritage house (specific item) and are limited with what we can do /…

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Katiepie13
Sep 03, 2017 3:06 pm

Can someone interpret the side restrictions with this diagram for me? We originally wanted to buy this lot but were told by the builders that the first storey had…

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bvillemot
Sep 03, 2017 2:00 pm
Saint Mike
Saint Mike
3 September

Dumb waiter

Dumb waiter

I've seen places with laundry shutes - which I quite like. Never a "dumb waiter". But - not a bad idea. Forgetting the power side - would it be possible with a "hand…

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Saint Mike
Sep 03, 2017 9:54 am
Saint Mike
SaveH2O
SaveH2O
2 September

Roofing design downward sloping block

Roofing design downward sloping block

It has nothing to do with the roof but everything to do with the roof drainage compliance that determines the gutter's cross sectional areas and the number and size of the…

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SaveH2O
Sep 02, 2017 3:01 pm
SaveH2O
arcachon
arcachon
2 September

B&D Panelift - Upgrade to Timber Coat

B&D Panelift - Upgrade to Timber Coat

Good idea to spend extra if it matches front door and other trim. Make sure it does match though. I've seen houses where they went for different colours and it looks…

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arcachon
Sep 02, 2017 11:02 am
janaka
janaka
1 September

Building New House with Metricon

Building New House with Metricon

I have started home and land package with Metricon Home Solution, After six month with sign contract they came with contract typo issue of mismatch of 20K AUD, It is…

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janaka
Sep 01, 2017 3:41 pm


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