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Saint Mike
Aug 19, 2017 4:04 pm
Saint Mike

Neighbours garage on property line, wants bedroom

Neighbours garage on property line, wants bedroom

I endorse the reply (below) that you received from 'bazzle' on Whirlpool". "You need to talk to the Planning dept at Maroondah Council... Asking on here may not give the…

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SaveH2O
Aug 19, 2017 9:24 am
SaveH2O

Thanks Charli, it's been a long time coming but not as long as yours! Yes the dark walls are in the media room in Dulux Domino.

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Eight_3_Home
Aug 19, 2017 12:47 am
Babyboy
Babyboy
Yesterday

Water seeping between brick and slab

Water seeping between brick and slab

the inside is okay ,trying to find the source of problem

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Babyboy
Aug 18, 2017 12:18 pm

Rock Excavation guide

Rock Excavation guide

rockylot You haven't provided enough info to check that Do You Have the Contour survey, geotech report, and engineering details? Generally, if we can we put a sand pad…

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StructuralBIMGuy
Aug 17, 2017 10:55 am
StructuralBIMGuy
markandsam
markandsam
16 August

Anyone building in Riverstone NSW

Anyone building in Riverstone NSW

Fantastic! Looking forward to seeing how your build goes

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markandsam
Aug 16, 2017 11:04 pm
firstchu
firstchu
16 August

Water Connections

Water Connections

Oops my bad. I am in a regional NSW so had to connect water via council. I m guessing maybe the land was subdivided and the developer did not connect water in your land.…

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firstchu
Aug 16, 2017 9:05 pm
budadahal
budadahal
16 August

How to organise water connections ???!!!!

How to organise water connections ???!!!!

the builder should be responsible for your water connections

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budadahal
Aug 16, 2017 7:19 pm
CW_L
CW_L
16 August

Fowler Homes Catalina 23 - Oran Park Tranche 31 Stage 2

Fowler Homes Catalina 23 - Oran Park Tranche 31 Stage 2

Hi All! First home builder and owner here. Hoping to connect with other single storey Fowler Homes owners or people currently within Tranche 31 Stage 2 (registration in…

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CW_L
Aug 16, 2017 5:24 pm
Entilzha
Entilzha
16 August

roof not engineered for solar

roof not engineered for solar

yep thats it. minor fee of $200 to certify trusses for my proposed solar plus the admin fee as i didn't bring it up at selections. better picked up now than after…

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Entilzha
Aug 16, 2017 11:36 am
evan_d
evan_d
15 August

Recommendations needed - Private certifier - Sydney

Recommendations needed - Private certifier - Sydney

Yer, i didn't think that one through did I? Sorry, i'm looking for a PC in Sydney NSW (inner west/west areas)

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evan_d
Aug 15, 2017 8:49 pm
Leonardo_23
Leonardo_23
15 August

Legal action against builder

Legal action against builder

I believe all disputes have to go to the DPDRV in Victoria (Compulsory Conciliation). Here the dispute will be conciliated fairly... hopefully. Should either party…

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Leonardo_23
Aug 15, 2017 2:26 pm
Sammie2017
Sammie2017
15 August

Yeah .... found a Redbank Forum

Yeah .... found a Redbank Forum

Thanks Mandora ..... Good Luck with everything :-D

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Sammie2017
Aug 15, 2017 12:59 pm
Joker
Joker
15 August

Hebel had no impact on energy rating

Hebel had no impact on energy rating

I would get some and conduct my own tests , anything anyone said or claims can be deceptive, it would give you peace of mind and you would really know if it works. Ive…

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Joker
Aug 15, 2017 8:51 am
Becs Coral
Becs Coral
14 August

Sink in Butler's Pantry/WIP - Yes or No?

Sink in Butler's Pantry/WIP - Yes or No?

We have one and like Bank, have our kettle, coffee maker and toaster in there. We have our mugs and a few spoons and make our toast and tea and coffees in there. Love it…

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Becs Coral
Aug 14, 2017 8:26 pm
Becs Coral
Kosborne
Kosborne
14 August

Cornish Engine House Conversion

Cornish Engine House Conversion

Hi 👋🏻. So we're from Cornwall uk, we've been granted planning permission to turn the remains of a Cornish engine house into our family home. I'm going to be…

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Kosborne
Aug 14, 2017 7:08 pm
Kosborne
Kosborne
14 August

Cornish Engine House Conversion

Cornish Engine House Conversion

Hi 👋🏻. So we're from Cornwall uk, we've been granted planning permission to turn the remains of a Cornish engine house into our family home. I'm going to be…

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Kosborne
Aug 14, 2017 7:06 pm

CJHomes

CJHomes

Thank you StructuralBIMGuy!

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Jefffirsthomebuyer
Aug 14, 2017 1:01 pm

Attention MJH

Attention MJH

Thank you for your reply

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ourforeverhome
Aug 14, 2017 10:19 am
Berek
Berek
12 August

Deck - please give advice

Deck - please give advice

I understand your thinking. You’ll need to research your state and council regulations regarding what plans you need to provide and if you need footing inspections etc.

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Berek
Aug 12, 2017 10:05 pm
Berek
Berek
11 August

Repairing Cracks

Repairing Cracks

You’ll need a flexible gap sealer. The hinge area is a stress point.

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Berek
Aug 11, 2017 10:35 pm
ECOECO
ECOECO
11 August

Low-E, Double Glazing, uPVC, aluminium, u-values, SHGC

Low-E, Double Glazing, uPVC, aluminium, u-values, SHGC

Hi Everyone, If you have any quesions about your energy rating, or Low-E, Double Glazing, uPVC, Aluminium, U-values, SHGC, acoutsics (noise), or anything to do with…

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ECOECO
Aug 11, 2017 11:35 am
ECOECO
yhfg27
yhfg27
10 August

Intercom and gate integtation

Intercom and gate integtation

just installed electric gate which should be integrated with intercom. my understanding is when visitor comes, I push button on intercom, it should allow visitor enter.…

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yhfg27
Aug 10, 2017 9:31 pm

We've just moved into our new off the plan apartment and the built in cupboards don't have drawers. I guess when it comes with OTP you can never figure exactly what you're…

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michellew090
Aug 10, 2017 7:45 pm
Saint Mike
Saint Mike
10 August

URBAN MYTHS .... ?

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

I've had so many myths over the years that people like to re-tweet - on Facebook etc. One "friend" wanted me to delete the most important part of my computer software -…

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Saint Mike
Aug 10, 2017 6:09 pm
Saint Mike

slab poured yesterday and framing started next day

slab poured yesterday and framing started next day

mickzoey Not so.. you will need to check your wind loading category and plate-> Frame anchoring system I've seen dynabolts & Hilti explosive anchors cracking slab edges…

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StructuralBIMGuy
Aug 10, 2017 6:49 am
StructuralBIMGuy
Garyd51
Garyd51
10 August

front storm door

front storm door

I'm gonna buy a storm door. Is right hand or left hand an issue for consideration??

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Garyd51
Aug 10, 2017 2:12 am
Leey
Leey
9 August

How many LED downlights required ?

How many LED downlights required ?

Thanks every one for your good advice and suggestions :) Does anybody know which blind/shutter company has reasonable price/good value than Abbey Shutters & Blinds ?

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Leey
Aug 09, 2017 11:40 pm
amyaamanda
amyaamanda
9 August

What is this material

What is this material

This is look like a Plastic Glass Fibre!!!

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amyaamanda
Aug 09, 2017 10:26 pm
Shelaine
Shelaine
9 August

Woodlea building

Woodlea building
1, 2, 3

Hi my partner and i are in stage 18 and we got a quote of 30k.i think this is just ridiculously expensive.is anyone else on the same boat.we really like the floor plan but…

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Shelaine
Aug 09, 2017 10:21 pm
gommeqld
gommeqld
9 August

Karndean Loose Lay Vinyl

Karndean Loose Lay Vinyl

I'd suggest neither. We looked at Karndean a couple of years ago but decided against it because of the high cost and (if I recall correctly) the subsequent need to…

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gommeqld
Aug 09, 2017 6:11 pm
Saint Mike
Saint Mike
9 August

Christmas shut down - Metricon

Christmas shut down - Metricon

We were surprised how quickly our lot - not Metricon - came back after Christmas. But as said above - ask them.

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Saint Mike
Aug 09, 2017 2:23 pm
Saint Mike
Nawsome
Nawsome
9 August

Damaged kerb

Damaged kerb

For faster response from council - it helps to have exact location (street number, not just the street) and to also indicate possible pedestrian traffic. For example, is…

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Nawsome
Aug 09, 2017 1:25 pm
Nawsome
Bri1234
Bri1234
8 August

Power pits

Power pits

This is probably a bit late but my understanding is power pits are installed between 2 properties and can be used by both. We are doing a KDRB and are waiting for the…

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Bri1234
Aug 08, 2017 11:10 pm
Bri1234
dickens090
dickens090
8 August

Rights with fixing defects? hand over in 3 days! (VIC)

Rights with fixing defects? hand over in 3 days! (VIC)

You have the right to stay there. Have you ever tried call the related organizations.

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dickens090
Aug 08, 2017 8:21 pm
GLO
GLO
7 August

How does no gas impact Basix score?

How does no gas impact Basix score?

Already using induction, 3Kw solar (but want 10kw) and off peak hot water.(would consider heatpipe hw or distant 2nd heatpump hw)

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GLO
Aug 07, 2017 9:39 pm
arodc
arodc
7 August

Patching holes in galvanised fence posts

Patching holes in galvanised fence posts

I have some galvinised fence posts I need to paint. They previously had some fixings attached to them which I have…

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arodc
Aug 07, 2017 12:35 pm
danbiscuit
danbiscuit
6 August

Security System - Bosch 844

Security System - Bosch 844

A lot of alarm manufacturers have add-on communication modules you can put into your alarm panel to add capability, such as Ethernet/IP modules so you can access your…

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danbiscuit
Aug 06, 2017 9:31 pm
danbiscuit
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Berek
Aug 06, 2017 8:22 pm
PVBuild
PVBuild
6 August

Building Inspector - Help

Building Inspector - Help

Colin, different area to you but we're paying $2400 for all inspections on a 36 square single storey. Inspections are / were: Pre Pour/Base Inspection Slab…

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PVBuild
Aug 06, 2017 7:40 pm

Park Lane Springfield Rise

Park Lane Springfield Rise

Just passed by in Springfield Rise in Park Lane and I can see some fences built. Hopefully, it is the Park Lane stage 1 or something else...?

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Jefffirsthomebuyer
Aug 06, 2017 3:41 pm

Unhappy with Adenbrook homes

Unhappy with Adenbrook homes

Argh, we are the exact same. We are in the process of organising an inspector now. It's so sad. The worst experience ever!

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AandBmakethree
Aug 06, 2017 3:34 pm

How much did you pay for variation?

How much did you pay for variation?

There is a lot of misconception as to what builder should charge for a variation and what is a rip-off. Firstly, as a builder myself, I can tell you there is no rip-off,…

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building-expert
Aug 06, 2017 2:09 pm
building-expert
Bcoyne
Bcoyne
5 August

Driveway Gold Coast

Driveway Gold Coast

Hi, I own a corner block of land in Maudsland on the Gold Coast and I am trying to find out what the setback would be if we were to put the driveway on the corner.

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Bcoyne
Aug 05, 2017 8:30 am
SaveH2O
SaveH2O
4 August

L2 Construction

L2 Construction

Looks like a Picasso house. Was that intentional?

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SaveH2O
Aug 04, 2017 11:26 pm
SaveH2O
Joker
Joker
4 August

double charged by estimator

double charged by estimator

I would absolutely abandon a build based on, and from early contract unsigned, there is multiple errors, it's a sign that mistakes are common, and builders are only as…

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Joker
Aug 04, 2017 1:30 pm


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