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bpratt
bpratt
19 June 2016

General Discussion topic dumping

General Discussion topic dumping

Thanks for do as much as you can to bring order the the forum. I'm a and feel i can contribute to many threads, it takes a while but i also learn something in the…

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bpratt
Jun 19, 2016 10:59 am
Mute88
Mute88
3 April 2016

HOMEONE FORUM GUIDE AND FAQ.

HOMEONE FORUM GUIDE AND FAQ.
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Are you clicking Full Editor?

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Mute88
Apr 04, 2016 12:01 am
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corkco
Feb 19, 2018 9:28 pm
corkco
corkco
corkco
10 h

Building Defects

Building Defects

Nice, Thank you for this advice.

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corkco
Feb 19, 2018 9:16 pm
corkco

Downlight Package - Overpriced?

Downlight Package - Overpriced?

Hi there we got around 35 downlights, pendants, extra power points & some extra lights outside plus fans and ixls fitted and ours was just over $3000 can you see on here…

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BrownDog77
Feb 19, 2018 8:51 pm

Constant Water damage from neighbours leaking pool

Constant Water damage from neighbours leaking pool

Hi SaveH20, Thank you for the reply. I'll do my best to answer your questions. I apologize for the rubbish formatting - hope it works out ok. I agree 100%. Who…

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LachlanMann11
Feb 19, 2018 6:30 pm
Blondie9
Blondie9
18 February

Hudson Homes feedback

Hudson Homes feedback

Hi just looking for some feedback for those who have built with Hudson homes? I am finding it hard to find feedback online and in this fourm. We are looking at building in…

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Blondie9
Feb 18, 2018 5:21 pm
Entilzha
Entilzha
17 February

Concreting quotes and future pergola area

Concreting quotes and future pergola area

basic quotes i have been getting are $95 to $100 m2 coloured and $120m2 aggregate think the main thing is to just follow your engineers drainage recommendation for example…

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Entilzha
Feb 17, 2018 2:38 pm
Ranj
Ranj
17 February

Closing out Air Vents

Closing out Air Vents

I have air vents on plasterboard walls in my weatherboard house, built 50 years ago. I am looking to close them to stop air leaks. I live in Ballarat so it can get really…

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Ranj
Feb 17, 2018 1:31 am
breebarter
breebarter
16 February

Augustine Heights - Valeco Build

Augustine Heights - Valeco Build

Good luck with colours, it’s the best part lol! Hopefully sooner rather than later for you. We received an update today and settlement on our land has been booked in…

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breebarter
Feb 16, 2018 10:18 pm
breebarter
lolly72
lolly72
16 February

Gas Line

Gas Line

Apparently it is through SP Ausnet and there is no phone number to contact them, only email. They then hire out their own contractors such as Red Energy who our builder…

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lolly72
Feb 16, 2018 7:17 pm
insider
insider
16 February

Building Surveyors do not look at quality or for defects.

Building Surveyors do not look at quality or for defects.

Then they shouldn't give the tick of approval for what they don't know.

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insider
Feb 16, 2018 5:12 pm
insider

Hello just after some advise. Having just completed owe Liberty 45 on the northern beaches of Sydney we have an issue. The air conditioner condensate from the unit in the…

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Paga
Feb 16, 2018 12:50 pm
karthikeyan
karthikeyan
14 February

fairhaven response time

fairhaven response time

HI Guys, i am in the initial stages with engaging fairhaven. when i request some changes, it takes 1 week to hear back if those are possible and another week for pricing.…

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karthikeyan
Feb 14, 2018 3:16 pm
dansim412
dansim412
14 February

Looking for advice on private builders

Looking for advice on private builders

Hi Dee My name is Daniel Simone from Simone Homes. Would love to have a chat and see if we would be the right fit for your project. Feel free to send me an email

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dansim412
Feb 14, 2018 2:08 pm
dansim412
JAMBY
JAMBY
14 February

Polish concrete floor issues

Polish concrete floor issues

I don’t think there’s any other options to filling them up. We’re also building a new home with polished concrete floors although it’s exposed aggregate so will…

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JAMBY
Feb 14, 2018 12:47 pm
JAMBY
bestspecials
bestspecials
14 February

Coral Homes - Grange 25

Coral Homes - Grange 25

Thanks. I think the shine finish will be great, just always only ever had matt finish. Our tile consultant was great. We managed to choose all our tiles from the…

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bestspecials
Feb 14, 2018 10:17 am
bestspecials
Jack123
Jack123
14 February

Decking cost

Decking cost

Got my 22 sqm decking with only 169 $ per/sqm , incl. screw fixing and staining .Work was done on time and no problems at all! Company was Calvin`s Decks and Pergolas. Melbourne

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Jack123
Feb 14, 2018 9:49 am
burkky
burkky
13 February

Building and Pest Inspection

Building and Pest Inspection

I think you need to hire a pest control agency.if you need any pest service provider in Sydney you can visit https://www.pestexperts.com.au.

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burkky
Feb 13, 2018 9:49 pm
Houspect NSW
Houspect NSW
12 February

Redesigning interior

Redesigning interior

Any quality builder can assist you, if you find one that does all trades inclusive, they will usually have someone that can draw the plans for you as well. You want…

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Houspect NSW
Feb 12, 2018 9:23 pm
Houspect NSW
corkco
corkco
12 February

Crest at Gledswood Hills

Crest at Gledswood Hills
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Wow! awesome information.

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corkco
Feb 12, 2018 7:07 pm
corkco
corkco
corkco
12 February

Bathroom grouting/tiles leaking issues....

Bathroom grouting/tiles leaking issues....

If you find a mini slope, then perhaps the shower floor has been tiled with wrong direction of the fall.

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corkco
Feb 12, 2018 7:04 pm
corkco
arrow224
arrow224
12 February

Metricon price holding promise

Metricon price holding promise

Yes 8 Homes told us to pay extra money all because land titles were delayed. Not our fault, but that is their price hold matrix.

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arrow224
Feb 12, 2018 12:20 pm

Can anyone tell me what tree is this??

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faykis
Feb 11, 2018 10:13 pm
faykis
qebtel
qebtel
11 February

Fencing - Neighbour doesn’t want to pay for fencing.

Fencing - Neighbour doesn’t want to pay for fencing.

You are indeed entitled to do that. State fencing laws state each owner must contribute to the fence. The current use of the land (vacant, farmed , etc) is irrelevant…

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qebtel
Feb 11, 2018 1:52 pm
H4tt3r
H4tt3r
9 February

HELP!!

HELP!!

Thank you

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H4tt3r
Feb 09, 2018 4:38 pm
Bazz
Bazz
9 February

Outdoor benchtop - concrete or compressed FC?

Outdoor benchtop - concrete or compressed FC?

Hey all, I'm building an outdoor bbq area and need a little advice. For the benchtops i plan to mix my own concrete, also for the base underneath the bbq and sides.…

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Bazz
Feb 09, 2018 4:14 pm
brokenstick
brokenstick
9 February

Building on top of filled in pool

Building on top of filled in pool

I'm back and have made some progress. As I am dealing with a volume builder they have made it clear that I need to fill in the pool first and they will come and do final…

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brokenstick
Feb 09, 2018 3:05 pm
PetaHealy
PetaHealy
9 February

Two thirds of the way through the build and identified signi

Two thirds of the way through the build and identified signi

Hi Norfolk, We are Building with Metricon in Marsden Park at the moment. We too have found major structural defects with our flooring. Essentially little or no adhesive…

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PetaHealy
Feb 09, 2018 1:36 pm
Kartsundar
Kartsundar
8 February

Woodlea building

Woodlea building
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Thanks much novaqu and that really helps.

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Kartsundar
Feb 08, 2018 7:11 pm
novaqu
novaqu
8 February

CSR or BORAL Terracotta Roof Tiles...NEED TO DECIDE!!!!

CSR or BORAL Terracotta Roof Tiles...NEED TO DECIDE!!!!

Hi, I am wanting to know from any home owners who have terracotta roof tiles in the marseille/french style in black. I really like the glossy look in black but want to…

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novaqu
Feb 08, 2018 6:37 pm
Althom
Althom
8 February

Smartstone benchtops

Smartstone benchtops

Who did you pay for the job? Smartstone or the mason?

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Althom
Feb 08, 2018 6:21 pm
Althom
alexp79
alexp79
8 February

AirCon Zone Suggestion - Double Story Void

AirCon Zone Suggestion - Double Story Void

Cold air from the aircon on the lower level will be 'falling' down and will be replacing 'hot' air, which will be coming upwards. In winter time, the hot air from the…

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alexp79
Feb 08, 2018 3:08 pm
Saint Mike
Saint Mike
7 February

telstra pit

telstra pit

A few well placed Facebook comments can also help. They have a page.

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Saint Mike
Feb 07, 2018 4:43 pm
Saint Mike

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ydnewa
Feb 06, 2018 7:10 pm
ydnewa
Kristers
Kristers
6 February

New Build with Future Urban Residential

New Build with Future Urban Residential

Has anyone else built their home with this company?

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Kristers
Feb 06, 2018 6:49 pm
lucywillsonna
lucywillsonna
6 February

grout cleaning

grout cleaning

I know one company who cleans all home improvement things like upholstery cleaning, leather cleaning, carpet cleaning, mattress cleaning, water damage cleaning, air duct…

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lucywillsonna
Feb 06, 2018 6:11 pm
Techsmax
Techsmax
6 February

NBN Installation & Electrical Plan

NBN Installation & Electrical Plan

Hi Mars5 if you like you can send me you floor plan and i can work out your network requirment :-D

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Techsmax
Feb 06, 2018 6:02 pm
Techsmax
Rayg
Rayg
6 February

lift off hinges qld

lift off hinges qld

Can a building inspector make you retro fit the toilet door in a house built in 1977. I just received an inspection report stating this.

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Rayg
Feb 06, 2018 11:42 am
alexp79
alexp79
6 February

Construction stage | FRAMING

Construction stage | FRAMING

Also depends if the frame is pre-fab, steel frames will be generally faster, etc.

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alexp79
Feb 06, 2018 12:10 am
phonex
phonex
5 February

Tile selction

Tile selction

I saw a tile like this somewhere and it was very beautiful. great choices

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phonex
Feb 05, 2018 10:13 pm
msjdw
msjdw
5 February

Floor plan

Floor plan

Love the floor plan; it looks great! Do you need two doors to open up into the Alfresco area?

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msjdw
Feb 05, 2018 9:34 pm
Cherry10
Cherry10
5 February

Reflections Estate Tarneit – Calling all Reflectors

Reflections Estate Tarneit – Calling all Reflectors
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Thanks corkco for your reply but could you please provide some details on snakes.

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Cherry10
Feb 05, 2018 6:33 pm
rosypaige
rosypaige
5 February

NRMA Insurance - water damage to Laminex

NRMA Insurance - water damage to Laminex

About 4 years ago, we had some flooding in our bathroom, kitchen, hallway and bedrooms. NRMA was great and everything was fixed ASAP and they replaced all the floorboards,…

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rosypaige
Feb 05, 2018 1:03 pm

Inspect Metricon's workmanship regularly and carefully

Inspect Metricon's workmanship regularly and carefully

Unfortunately during boom periods the quality aspect becomes less important to Builders and Government regulators (for whatever reasons?). What you haven't mentioned are…

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StructuralBIMGuy
Feb 05, 2018 8:56 am
StructuralBIMGuy

Cracking in merbau external stair treads

Cracking in merbau external stair treads

arodc Are you able to check the moisture Content of the timber? Was the timber seasoned in the first place?

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StructuralBIMGuy
Feb 04, 2018 8:06 am
StructuralBIMGuy
hbuildlife
hbuildlife
3 February

Built in Wardrobe Internals - Brisbane

Built in Wardrobe Internals - Brisbane

Have you tried IKEA? We’ll be using them to fit out our WIR when the time comes.

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hbuildlife
Feb 03, 2018 5:56 pm
Blondie9
Blondie9
3 February

Noosa series Coral homes

Noosa series Coral homes

Hi guys, My partner & I are looking at building our first home with coral homes, the design we both have decided on is the Noosa 28/29. Just after some feedback of those…

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Blondie9
Feb 03, 2018 12:16 pm
LeanneShep
LeanneShep
2 February

Damaged Bricks

Damaged Bricks

Thanks KnockItDown, I’ve alctually tried looking for one relevant to SA but can’t make sense of it all! I’ve since spoken to consumer and business services and they…

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LeanneShep
Feb 02, 2018 3:25 pm


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