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teryhos
teryhos
26 October

General Discussion topic dumping

General Discussion topic dumping

Hi everyone! Now I'm building a house with my husband so I'm so happy that found

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teryhos
Oct 26, 2021 8:47 am

Eagle Home

Eagle Home

Hi , Has any one built Princess parrot with Eagle home? Are you happy with it ? If you build princess parrot please share your experience ? Anything that I need to know,…

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Ramga
Nov 28, 2021 11:25 pm
Ardo
Ardo
10 h

La niña vs el niño - slabs on clay

La niña vs el niño - slabs on clay

I think the waffle/raft debate is way oversimplified and people get confused. Some slabs are designed to be supported by direct contact with the soil underneath, and some…

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Ardo
Nov 28, 2021 9:26 pm
Zedzee
Zedzee
11 h

Crossover/driveway question

Crossover/driveway question

We have a block of land with a narrow frontage that becomes wider as the block goes on. It is approx 11.5m at 6m setback. Question is this… The crossover/driveway is on…

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Zedzee
Nov 28, 2021 9:15 pm

New to the forum and I am at wits end after building ineffective french drain today, plus no builder or plumber having a clue what to do. So let's try the Wisdom of the…

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Pommy Mike
Nov 28, 2021 5:56 pm
StructuralBIMGuy
StructuralBIMGuy
26 November

Cracks on vertically extended house - where to start? (VIC)

Cracks on vertically extended house - where to start? (VIC)

Hey orp23 Welcome to the forum If you can get 50 years out of a house with limited maintenance and repairs then consider yourself lucky. Structural repairs will require…

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StructuralBIMGuy
Nov 26, 2021 8:32 am
StructuralBIMGuy
aussieta
aussieta
25 November

Builder shutting down franchise

Builder shutting down franchise

is the flow the same with hot or cold water

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aussieta
Nov 25, 2021 4:24 pm
aussieta
jas25t
jas25t
25 November

Double crossover

Double crossover

Think about the turning circle of the vehicle you intend to use. You will need at the minimum the entire circle for the distance between the outside of both crossovers.…

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jas25t
Nov 25, 2021 12:03 pm

Hi, I need to increase the height of my brick fence. I plan to just lay the new bricks on top. I have never layer bricks before, is it a easy task? Can you share any…

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FelixTheBuilder
Nov 24, 2021 7:08 pm
arman1201
arman1201
24 November

Building Over stormwater pipe Brisbane?

Building Over stormwater pipe Brisbane?

Hi all looking to do a KDRB in Brisbane southside. Issue with the block is there's a stormwater pipe running diagonally through the lot. according to DBYD it's around 1m…

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arman1201
Nov 24, 2021 5:34 pm
Twistedspiky
Twistedspiky
24 November

Signature on Tallawong

Signature on Tallawong
1, 2

Hello All I have purchased from Signature in 2018......still no handover..........For people who has already purchased..... hope you have a lot of patients. They never…

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Twistedspiky
Nov 24, 2021 5:25 pm
radiuz
radiuz
24 November

Comment on my floor plan please

Comment on my floor plan please

I would combine Theatre and Lounge as one bigger room rather than 2 smaller rooms makes it more usable as a multi-purpose 2nd living zone.

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radiuz
Nov 24, 2021 10:37 am
Living Nightmare
Living Nightmare
24 November

Experience with DJ Roberts

Experience with DJ Roberts

I'm currently building with DJ's. My build is an absolute nightmare, from what I can tell, anybody that has or is building with them has had the same experience.

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Living Nightmare
Nov 24, 2021 9:12 am
Francoruss
Francoruss
23 November

Address change for corner blocks

Address change for corner blocks

Hi everyone, I am about to build my house on a corner lot in Box Hill, NSW. The address on the registration papers was 'B' street but my house and driveway will be…

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Francoruss
Nov 23, 2021 6:05 pm

Just in case you miss all my ramblings, there is a 'more' button in my reply.

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crazyaustrian
Nov 23, 2021 2:38 pm
RavenX
RavenX
23 November

Solar Panel and structural warranty,

Solar Panel and structural warranty,

Thanks John, wouldn’t l need a structural engineer or would a building inspector suffice? They are definitely trying to pass the liability back to their customers, l am…

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RavenX
Nov 23, 2021 6:51 am
Contaksujeet
Contaksujeet
22 November

Private Inspector for new house in Sydney - Which one

Private Inspector for new house in Sydney - Which one

Hi there, I am looking at hiring a private inspector for my house construction. Any tips, insight on how to deal with the builder with the issues identified, or should I…

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Contaksujeet
Nov 22, 2021 9:53 am
rpatel2
rpatel2
20 November

Home constructed of Harie board with EPS sandwich panels in

Home constructed of Harie board with EPS sandwich panels in

I am thinking of purchasing a property which is 13 years old and it contains EPS throughout the entire home across both storeys. Is there an issue? I hear EPS is not a…

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rpatel2
Nov 20, 2021 10:34 am

This demonstrates a common sub standard practice. Knowing the roof area to be harvested should have them also calculate the roof drainage rates at…

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SaveH2O
Nov 19, 2021 8:34 pm
SaveH2O
dmm12
dmm12
19 November

Agi Pipe

Agi Pipe

Ok makes sense ill open the corner wider to accomodate

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dmm12
Nov 19, 2021 7:23 am
Ashington Homes
Ashington Homes
19 November

Designer needed for changes of House Drawing

Designer needed for changes of House Drawing

Michael I have a designer who lives really close to you and is very good. I will PM you his details Cheers Simeon

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Ashington Homes
Nov 19, 2021 5:26 am
Ashington Homes
jake_paul
jake_paul
18 November

Melbourne fencing costs

Melbourne fencing costs

Hi, the fence price starts from 70$-150$ (without installation charges) but it could vary in different areas.

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jake_paul
Nov 18, 2021 8:23 pm
jake_paul
jake_paul
18 November

Extension Renovation

Extension Renovation

construction estimator aka quantity surveyor can help you before starting the work.

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jake_paul
Nov 18, 2021 8:00 pm
Steve31204
Steve31204
18 November

Colorbond Roof

Colorbond Roof

Hi Shane, Our builder seems to think that because we previously had tiles, all of the weight that has come off the roof is the issue. The structure is now lighter and is…

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Steve31204
Nov 18, 2021 3:55 pm
Shannon80
Shannon80
18 November

Off White (very slightly grey) render

Off White (very slightly grey) render

Hi all We are looking to re render our house in a very light grey/off white colour. Looking at Taubmans Thin Ice or Dulux Snow Season. Has anyone used either of these or…

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Shannon80
Nov 18, 2021 11:46 am

Hi guys may house practical completion is next week, could you please help me with identifying the below things I found from my…

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dishajason
Nov 17, 2021 9:18 pm
dishajason
aph1985
aph1985
17 November

Warranty for Roof

Warranty for Roof

Hi All, I have constructed my house in southeast Melbourne in 2015. I was given 7 years warranty from the builder. My 7 years warranty will expire in Feb 2022 Now,…

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aph1985
Nov 17, 2021 3:19 pm
StructuralBIMGuy
StructuralBIMGuy
17 November

Building Dispute: 500mm missing from top floor

Building Dispute: 500mm missing from top floor

You need to take back possession of the site and the keys...literally you are stuck But seek legal advice as I'm not a lawyer Sorry there's no easy way out OT, Others…

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StructuralBIMGuy
Nov 17, 2021 11:21 am
StructuralBIMGuy
SRP
SRP
17 November

Road side KDR issues

Road side KDR issues

https://www.premiertraditionalhomes.com.au/ is another builder I got from my neighbour who has just build and having same issues as me.

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SRP
Nov 17, 2021 11:12 am
Mauromario
Mauromario
16 November

Slab heave/ slab design/ engineering questions.....

Slab heave/ slab design/ engineering questions.....

Underpinning done and Agricultural pipe installed 800mm deep in to clay around the house, just waiting on the engineers report that we had done 12 on the after the works…

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Mauromario
Nov 16, 2021 11:42 pm
makido
makido
16 November

Chevron or Herringbone Timber Floor

Chevron or Herringbone Timber Floor

Thanks for your feedback

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makido
Nov 16, 2021 3:51 pm
MBX3
MBX3
16 November

Has anyone rectified slab heave successfully

Has anyone rectified slab heave successfully
1 ... 48, 49, 50

Apologies if I am hijacking the thread but I believe all involved may be of some help to me Our slab has now bee poured but I have found a…

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MBX3
Nov 16, 2021 9:32 am
MBX3
Abfbunny
Abfbunny
16 November

Montville 462

Montville 462

Hi tegs17 You mentioned you were in Melb south East. So am I but we are looking at building the montville in tsv far north qld. Wondering if your build was complete and…

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Abfbunny
Nov 16, 2021 8:39 am
Stewie D
Stewie D
15 November

Renovation extension cost

Renovation extension cost

Don't double post. The admins will get the sh1ts. Get numerous quotes from builders or get a quantity surveyor ( estimator ) to gib=c you an idea. Knowing where you are is…

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Stewie D
Nov 15, 2021 8:07 pm
Prabhmaan
Prabhmaan
15 November

Anyone building with Long Island homes??

Anyone building with Long Island homes??

Please go through my reviews on their website and product review

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Prabhmaan
Nov 15, 2021 11:04 am
Br1
Br1
14 November

Sewer inspection shaft

Sewer inspection shaft

Thanks Is definitely not gully overflow has sealed screwed cap

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Br1
Nov 14, 2021 8:52 pm
sydneysider
sydneysider
14 November

Buying a Ready Built home from Allam Homes

Buying a Ready Built home from Allam Homes

Does anyone know how colour selection works (are you able to (1) choose internal colours, (2) choose colour packs or (3) these are fixed and cannot be changed), and…

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sydneysider
Nov 14, 2021 8:00 pm
Patrick
Patrick
13 November

Anyone had to take neighbors to court fence?

Anyone had to take neighbors to court fence?
1, 2

I am a lovely neighbour. You need grab a facts pill. Read the date of the post and check the responses and info given The neighbour never paid after 3 years of letters…

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Patrick
Nov 13, 2021 10:23 pm
Patrick
Spazzen
Spazzen
13 November

Theater room

Theater room

That seems like a pretty small room to have multiple platforms.

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Spazzen
Nov 13, 2021 8:55 pm
blam777
blam777
13 November

Changing colorbond shed from Gable to Skillion roof?

Changing colorbond shed from Gable to Skillion roof?

Thanks Pulse, appreciate the input. I thought that may be the case.

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blam777
Nov 13, 2021 10:04 am
Jessikajade
Jessikajade
12 November

Information on building a small home

Information on building a small home

I really need some advise on who I should be contacting to get information on issues that we are having with the Building company. is there an Ombudsman or would it be…

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Jessikajade
Nov 12, 2021 9:05 pm
Member01
Member01
12 November

Modular walls/fences - prices?

Modular walls/fences - prices?
1, 2

Oh that's good. The wall looks amazing! I will be applying mold killer to ours next week as it's raining for a while now, and hopefully we can get at least a good 12…

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Member01
Nov 12, 2021 6:13 pm
Jessikajade
Jessikajade
11 November

Building with Coral Homes

Building with Coral Homes

We are building with Masterton and 7 1/2 months and no start on build yet and it will be at least another month... not happy at all. We looked at Coral and they didn't…

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Jessikajade
Nov 11, 2021 5:40 pm
building-expert
building-expert
11 November

Retaining wall too high???

Retaining wall too high???

Landscaper should have known better but you are the builder in charge and you too should have known better. If you can take 200 off the top of the wall you can slope…

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building-expert
Nov 11, 2021 9:33 am
building-expert
Lai Chrid
Lai Chrid
11 November

Eagle Home Builder

Eagle Home Builder

Hi, just wondering anyone build with Eagle Home? Hope someone can answer my questions as we are 1st home buyer and totally no idea. My partner and I put a deposit for…

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Lai Chrid
Nov 11, 2021 7:31 am
Sprocket Man
Sprocket Man
10 November

Costs estimate - water/electrics/septic

Costs estimate - water/electrics/septic

Do you know the approximate distances? Electrical can vary significantly depending on the material (aluminium vs copper) and the number of phases. Also, regarding the…

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Sprocket Man
Nov 10, 2021 2:31 pm
ksun1985
ksun1985
9 November

Custom Builder - North Brisbane

Custom Builder - North Brisbane

Does anyone have any recommendations for custom builders in North Brissy/Redcliffe Peninsula area? Specifically townhouse developments (i.e 4 x 3 storey high)

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ksun1985
Nov 09, 2021 4:26 pm
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annie88
Nov 09, 2021 12:44 pm
Ashington Homes
Ashington Homes
9 November

Yellow tongue floor - squeaking

Yellow tongue floor - squeaking

I would also try and squeeze as much construction adhesive as you get manage to fit between the yellow tongue and joist as well, such as liquid nails etc

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Ashington Homes
Nov 09, 2021 5:16 am
Ashington Homes
SaveH2O
SaveH2O
8 November

Stormwater pipe repair before concreting

Stormwater pipe repair before concreting

30 years is a long time but they are used extensively in underground non and low pressure applications. You posting has reminded me that I was going to check…

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SaveH2O
Nov 08, 2021 5:36 pm
SaveH2O
Southside
Southside
8 November

Building with Masterton

Building with Masterton

I’m not sure where you are located but when we looked at the displays I asked the sales person if any on display we’re close to standard inclusions and was directed…

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Southside
Nov 08, 2021 9:48 am

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