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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
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

Trees Removal Question

Trees Removal Question

Trees can be funny things. You may have planted them - you may not - but once they are a certain height/circumference other issues may come into play. Definitely follow…

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Saint Mike
Dec 15, 2017 3:55 pm
Saint Mike
fedup1
fedup1
12 h

Termite chemical barrier and concrete paving- Victoria

Termite chemical barrier and concrete paving- Victoria

Hi everyone, I own a newly built home in Vic. My builder poured concrete paving around entire perimeter of my house after the termite chemical spray was done…

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fedup1
Dec 15, 2017 3:19 pm

Site Costs Jindalee WA

Site Costs Jindalee WA

I have purchased a 665m2 block of land in Jindalee in WA. The block is level, sand based and the necessary retaining walls are in place. (constructed by the developer).…

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Benno123
Dec 15, 2017 10:19 am
barleyman
barleyman
Yesterday

End of Lease Cleaning Adelaide

End of Lease Cleaning Adelaide

If you have clients that want their house cleaned without nasty chemicals I'd recommend Nature Direct, call Juana on 0488 345 620 if you want more info -…

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barleyman
Dec 15, 2017 1:44 am
markandsam
markandsam
Yesterday

riverstone road development opposite james street

riverstone road development opposite james street
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we are getting construction certificate threw a company at norwest called local they gave us a quote for 2000 dollars which we pay for . we are in the process of…

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markandsam
Dec 14, 2017 4:19 pm

We just have our new home built :) And thinking what pendant light to hang over the bench but have been struggling which pendants should go with? 1) option 1 - i like…

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nicole smith
Dec 14, 2017 2:52 pm

What is the reason for the slab to break at the edges - u can literally just use a hand or even fingers on the edge and concrete just peels off Or is this ok

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pEast
Dec 14, 2017 7:14 am
Brenton41
Brenton41
13 December

New Build Gold Coast

New Build Gold Coast

New to the forum. Just deposited with Nutrend for our 2 story build. Looking for an open plan design. Anyone got floor plans that might help with that decision? Thanks

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Brenton41
Dec 13, 2017 11:49 pm
Saint Mike
Saint Mike
13 December

URBAN MYTHS .... ?

URBAN MYTHS .... ?
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A-ha - perhaps this is the myth ... :) Had a good example this morning. Sewerage playing up - we have this "you beaut" system vacuum/pressure system in the main pipes.…

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Saint Mike
Dec 13, 2017 3:18 pm
Saint Mike
sylve
sylve
12 December

Inclement weather delay claim

Inclement weather delay claim

Hi Just wondering can a builder claim delay inclement weather if no work was getting done to the property durning the period ..,? In fact we were awaiting to hear from…

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sylve
Dec 12, 2017 9:13 pm
Saint Mike
Saint Mike
12 December

Update before christmas

Update before christmas

Amazing what they get wrong - don't assume they know what's happening. We saw our house as a display house - and they'd put the walk-in wardrobe door in the wrong spot.…

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Saint Mike
Dec 12, 2017 6:01 pm
Saint Mike
Saint Mike
Saint Mike
12 December

What kind of paint to use?

What kind of paint to use?

I'd go basic. Most - many - paints today are OK for kids so don't just go for the TV adverts. I'd go for a similar colour throughout - maybe using shades of the same…

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Saint Mike
Dec 12, 2017 5:59 pm
Saint Mike
GHind
GHind
12 December

Choice living

Choice living

My thoughts exactly, no one responding to my emails since Monday 4th Dec. It is like they have gone into hiding.

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GHind
Dec 12, 2017 4:37 pm
pEast
pEast
12 December

a picture paints a thousand words.

a picture paints a thousand words.

Hi - just wondering whether Arden r fixing their work which was done wrong. Have they fixed the concrete part too

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pEast
Dec 12, 2017 3:23 am
mscrashed
mscrashed
11 December

Crest at Gledswood Hills

Crest at Gledswood Hills

Update : Mirvac has submitted development and Construction application with Camden Council on 01/12 for our lot. So finally some movement. How's everyone else doing?

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mscrashed
Dec 11, 2017 12:18 pm
Joker
Joker
11 December

Stonemason chipped Carrara marble...

Stonemason chipped Carrara marble...

While its true that it can and does get damaged as it's installed, it's part of a stonemasons job and pricing structure that they will get broken, cracked, chipped stone…

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Joker
Dec 11, 2017 12:15 am
SaveH2O
SaveH2O
10 December

new house design to accomodate parcel drop off

new house design to accomodate parcel drop off

Congratulations for considering the future. If only the same was done for house design. You tube shows some parcel drop off cabinets (Google using similar terms) but most…

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SaveH2O
Dec 10, 2017 9:49 pm
SaveH2O
Jenelle
Jenelle
10 December

Lets talk about - Plush Furniture

Lets talk about - Plush Furniture
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Do not buy Freedom, Plush or Furniture Fantastic. 2 bad shopping experiences and $8500 later after having bought 1 suite from Freedom and 1 suite from Plush. Husband AFL…

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Jenelle
Dec 10, 2017 10:44 am
seadog70
seadog70
9 December

Roofing is this acceptable

Roofing is this acceptable

Hi I wish someone taught the roofer that who done this job at trade school if he even went to trade school..

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seadog70
Dec 09, 2017 12:32 am
aussieta
aussieta
7 December

Rude Beaumont Tiles consultant :(

Rude Beaumont Tiles consultant :(

beaumont have branches everywhere go to a different store and tell them why

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aussieta
Dec 07, 2017 4:37 pm
aussieta
leng
leng
6 December

Investment building

Investment building

Thanks HFMPC- there is a LOT of information here

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leng
Dec 06, 2017 7:09 pm
Ynnie
Ynnie
6 December

Security System from a different supplier

Security System from a different supplier

We compared quotes on Security system from some suppliers and compared it with Carlisle's. We found better deals outside but was told by Carlisle that if we are getting…

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Ynnie
Dec 06, 2017 6:37 pm

Windows aluminium quite wide, probably twice as wide frames on many windows and just as thick from outside aluminium to inside aluminium.

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Joker
Dec 06, 2017 6:09 pm
Kiran238
Kiran238
6 December

Avena stage2

Avena stage2

Hi, my name is Kiran. is there any updates from avena stage 2? Thank you.

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Kiran238
Dec 06, 2017 5:28 pm
deano34
deano34
6 December

Leaking Balcony Remediation

Leaking Balcony Remediation

Hi, Wondering if anyone knows of others experience…

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deano34
Dec 06, 2017 1:44 pm
sxwallac
sxwallac
6 December

Is decking included in Fixing stage: Master Builder's

Is decking included in Fixing stage: Master Builder's

Thanks everyone. I believe that you're right and that decks are done after fixout. That's fine. Builder is good. Cheers

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sxwallac
Dec 06, 2017 11:45 am
Joker
Joker
5 December

Shipment from China

Shipment from China

Barnes, don't know what you do, but hope one day, when you loose your job or are on hard times, you don't hear, sorry neighbour, got it from China directly, it's the…

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Joker
Dec 05, 2017 7:44 pm
popsiclepower
popsiclepower
5 December

Choice living

Choice living

Why do we the people tryimg to get a housr2 built serm to have no right's Its been over a year since we had out slab down and they still cant guarantee us a hand…

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popsiclepower
Dec 05, 2017 1:34 pm
popsiclepower
popsiclepower
5 December

Choice living a joke

Choice living a joke

Are choice living going bust???? They seem to be panicking about money again and we know they haven't paid there site toilet company since june.

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popsiclepower
Dec 05, 2017 1:30 pm

Shipping Container Engineering

Shipping Container Engineering

The rules have been simplified your design/build with either conform with the NCC and be compliant or require certification by an engineer for NON-Compliance. AFAIK there…

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StructuralBIMGuy
Dec 05, 2017 9:12 am
StructuralBIMGuy

This is a beginning of my construction started in 15/12/2016

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Gen20016
Dec 04, 2017 10:31 pm

Hi, We are in the south west of Sydney and had the exact same problem. We looked at a lot of display homes but nearly all are now designed for smaller blocks. The designs…

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colin1
Dec 04, 2017 8:39 am
colin1
lincolnsydney
lincolnsydney
2 December

Modular/Prefab Builders in Sydney

Modular/Prefab Builders in Sydney

I'm working with broadworth at the moment, who are based on the central coast. They've been great to deal with. Am waiting on preliminary pricing but they're working to my…

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lincolnsydney
Dec 02, 2017 9:13 pm
am byth
am byth
2 December

ok no more.

ok no more.

Thank you for your support,hard work this new build, but I will get there with regards.

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am byth
Dec 02, 2017 8:29 pm
johnhupper28
johnhupper28
2 December

Pest Control

Pest Control

Generally it takes some time to disappear insects .once the spray has done then the process will begin.

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johnhupper28
Dec 02, 2017 6:53 pm
Anna 10
Anna 10
2 December

Suggestions on home security?

Suggestions on home security?

Hi, I have read that there are alot of burglaries in newly built homes/estates. So I am opting to have an alarm put in. No cameras as that will be too expensive. Any…

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Anna 10
Dec 02, 2017 5:59 pm

Strip footing alfresco - does this mean no concrete slab?

Strip footing alfresco - does this mean no concrete slab?

Rusty_spoon The draftsperson has made a mistake (what does indicative only mean?) which will either cost you money to add footings or create a big problem for you if the…

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StructuralBIMGuy
Dec 02, 2017 12:41 pm
StructuralBIMGuy
singalg
singalg
2 December

Stormwaters and Water Tanks - total $46,350

Stormwaters and Water Tanks - total $46,350

I am in a similar boat, and I have been quoted $33,000 for hydraulics set up. My tender had a PA for 17K and was advised that was on a higher side!!

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singalg
Dec 02, 2017 10:45 am
GillyH
GillyH
1 December

JG King Pemberton 355

JG King Pemberton 355

Hi we have just started building a Barossa 255 in Ballarat. A similar style. We loved the Pemberton, but it was too big for us. What stage are you at? (Our slab went…

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GillyH
Dec 01, 2017 7:01 pm
GillyH
am byth
am byth
1 December

Photos from my build

Photos from my build

Had no idea I was doing that.

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am byth
Dec 01, 2017 6:38 pm
gene
gene
1 December

Problems with Arden?

Problems with Arden?

Yes so many I don't know where to start shody workmanship, delays mistakes and false promises asking for money for bogus reasons etc.

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gene
Dec 01, 2017 4:46 pm
Ynnie
Ynnie
1 December

Karndean Looselay Plank

Karndean Looselay Plank

Thanks for the info Gary! My kids are asthmatic so the article alarmed me a bit.

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Ynnie
Dec 01, 2017 10:54 am
pEast
pEast
1 December

Theft/ vandalism

Theft/ vandalism

some of these guys r just disgusting low life creatures - looks like they were disturbed before they could steal the stuff - hope the damage isn't much and till Xmas u…

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pEast
Dec 01, 2017 9:41 am
am byth
am byth
30 November

Trying to stay positive.

Trying to stay positive.

I have been having some very frank and open conversations with my SS quite frosty in fact.I am under the impression that his manager may have had a conversation or two…

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am byth
Nov 30, 2017 5:14 pm
SaveH2O
SaveH2O
30 November

Clause in contract about independent inspections

Clause in contract about independent inspections
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It probably fits the definition of an unfair term. Google is your friend.

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SaveH2O
Nov 30, 2017 2:15 pm
SaveH2O
d@n
d@n
29 November

Colorbond exterior colour scheme

Colorbond exterior colour scheme

Dune should go with that brick. Timber stains would also compliment it. What other colours you use depends on your facade design.

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d@n
Nov 29, 2017 11:15 pm
JB1
JB1
29 November

Urgent : Changing from carpet to floor board in bedroom

Urgent : Changing from carpet to floor board in bedroom

You could use it as is if it was polished previously- can't tell from the photo. However you may have trouble getting all the little bits of underlay off. I'd probably…

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JB1
Nov 29, 2017 6:40 pm

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