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New house: Clean garage floors?

New house: Clean garage floors?

yes our garage floor is atrocious and covered in paint and polyurethane spilled from when they did the timber floors. I asked will it be cleaned and they said "no not…

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Megandruss
May 16, 2017 11:06 pm
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Saint Mike
May 16, 2017 3:30 pm
Saint Mike

Clean fill needed. Sydney

Clean fill needed. Sydney

Check gumtree. I got my contacts from there

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captaincaveman
May 16, 2017 1:34 pm
Ezza78
Ezza78
15 May

Deck staining colour advice - penetrating oils, painting, or

Deck staining colour advice - penetrating oils, painting, or

Sorry I can't help with advice but your post has made me realised we will have the exact same issue! Blackbutt floors opening into merbau deck! I'll keep the stain in…

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Ezza78
May 15, 2017 1:00 pm
ECOECO
ECOECO
14 May

Henley, Metricon, Simonds, AV Jennings, Dennis Family Homes,

Henley, Metricon, Simonds, AV Jennings, Dennis Family Homes,

If you own any home built over 10 years ago by the major builders in Victoria, it is likely you have windows with an inline reveal. You can easily replace these windows…

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ECOECO
May 14, 2017 2:55 pm
ECOECO

Ignore independent building inspection at your peril!

Ignore independent building inspection at your peril!
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Building surveyor will be good at statutory inspections and to check building compliance however there is a lot more What about contract…

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building-expert
May 13, 2017 6:43 am
building-expert

Cost Plus Contracts - I hear bad things?

Cost Plus Contracts - I hear bad things?

Great - thanks for your reply. This is how I am trying to see it... get a trust worthy builder and work hard to save money by making my own purchases. A fixed price…

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energy4anarchy
May 11, 2017 8:34 pm
ECOECO
ECOECO
11 May

Is there any problem in buying such property? (plz chk post)

Is there any problem in buying such property? (plz chk post)

1 km? lol Utter rubbish. Maybe 100m, but even thats a stretch. Ive lived next to transmission cables (about 30m away) and all the houses around mine where selling at…

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ECOECO
May 11, 2017 7:05 pm
ECOECO

License/Certification for Office Cleaning Business

License/Certification for Office Cleaning Business

I am sorry, if I am posting this thread in wrong group. I am planning to start a small office cleaning business in Perth, WA. Do we have to have any License or some sort…

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nickcampbel
May 11, 2017 4:37 pm
MandM+4
MandM+4
11 May

Floor plan advice

Floor plan advice

Yes the ensuite needs a CSD like the WIR next to it. Then the towel rail could be moved. Building Monte Carlo 40- Wisdom homes

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MandM+4
May 11, 2017 2:09 pm
kek
kek
11 May

Home storage upgrade

Home storage upgrade

Absolutely. It's what we were originally going to do, but we ran out of funds to do the robes before moving in. Alternatively, if you're using IKEA units, you can have…

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kek
May 11, 2017 6:44 am
kek

WILLOW 180 STROUD HOMES

WILLOW 180 STROUD HOMES

Has anyone build a willow 180 with Stroud homes????????

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waterbaby_202
May 10, 2017 12:06 pm
binator
binator
8 May

Tile Roof Replacement

Tile Roof Replacement

I have a tile roof on a cream brick veneer house of just on 13.5 squares - tiles are just over 50 years old and are de-laminating and / or cracking randomly. The pitch is…

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binator
May 08, 2017 9:24 am

This is part of the submission to council for CDC approval, might help.

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Titania71
May 07, 2017 4:28 pm
Titania71

Is it always better to buy Land(only) than H&L package?

Is it always better to buy Land(only) than H&L package?

I disagree with the above post that says you don't have a choice in floor plan. We're building via a h&l and we're able to swap the default house the builder wanted on the…

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Phoenix-ribber
May 07, 2017 8:39 am

Seaford Meadows Footings

Seaford Meadows Footings

Who are you building with? A lot of builders have crappy allowances, like $15,000. My builder allows $34,000 so I got a refund of a portion of it. Is your block sloped?…

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JayaJaya
May 07, 2017 4:55 am
JayaJaya

New build - Repairs - touch ups - builder tips

New build - Repairs - touch ups - builder tips

Hello guys! There are many companies available on the market, you can search over internet. I would like to share one best…

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albertsean
May 07, 2017 12:10 am

How can I remove the dark spots from new resprayed kitchen ?

How can I remove the dark spots from new resprayed kitchen ?

Can anyone tell me how can I remove the dark spots from newly resprayed kitchen? Kindly share your views.…

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albertsean
May 05, 2017 10:38 pm

Anyone buying land or HLP in Melton South

Anyone buying land or HLP in Melton South

Hi nx437, I bought in Belle Gardens estate which is just over the bridge on Bridge Rd from Atherstone - final stage. Purchased in June 2016 waiting land to title. was…

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spice girl
May 05, 2017 1:00 pm

Replace balcony railings

Replace balcony railings

Areas with a drop 1 metre and over need to have a minimum of 1 metre high balustrade. As previously mentioned you will need to consider the engineering if you are going…

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Miami Stainless
May 04, 2017 2:44 pm
Miami Stainless

house siting dilemma

house siting dilemma

Recently purchased a country property with a dwelling, on 2 acres in a farming zone with one road frontage. It is amongst cattle and sheep grazing farms with another…

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oldchippy
May 04, 2017 12:35 pm

Hi just wondering if anyone has faced this issue... At my colour selection appointment I chose a grey looking splashback for the kitchen to match my grey and white theme.…

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Jemma T
May 03, 2017 1:06 pm

wall issue?

wall issue?

This looks like water damage from a leaking roof, if the marks are separated by a stud that further confirms that is would be water damage, coming from the inside of the…

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jacob.edwards97
May 02, 2017 8:36 pm

Extension or Build

Extension or Build

My other half and I are trying to work out wether to purchase the house we currently rent and extend or purchase a block and build?Country Vic.

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Tasma05Liam08
May 02, 2017 8:24 pm

pet door

pet door

I've seen those before, Waldorf. As long as your dog can jump up and through that seems like a good way of doing it. I gather cutting the round hole in the glass is…

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philbert83
May 02, 2017 8:00 pm

Plasterers - Can you put a hole on a plaster join?

Plasterers - Can you put a hole on a plaster join?

Yeah shouldn't be an issue, take care with the cut and you should be fine

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Howyagoin
May 02, 2017 7:19 pm

Porter davis build out of zone

Porter davis build out of zone

Hi guys, just wondering how far out of build zone you have been able to build your house. We are looking to build past bannockburn/Geelong. Thanks

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Toolman5
May 02, 2017 12:32 pm
jett
jett
2 May

Superior Building Group Experience

Superior Building Group Experience

For legal reasons I will not mention their names here. After a few months of back and forth they have sort of come to the party a fixed a few of the issues but there are…

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jett
May 02, 2017 9:50 am

Overcapitalizing on Landscaping?

Overcapitalizing on Landscaping?

There are a lot of variables to landscaping. A lot depends on the neighbouring properties and also the market value of the property. If you were talking a $1M suburban…

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First_Timer_Ray
May 02, 2017 9:40 am
First_Timer_Ray

Shale Grey vs Surfmist

Shale Grey vs Surfmist

We have our colour appointment today. We are looking at PGH Grey Stone Brick. With a POSSIBLY Shale Grey Roof. Basalt Gutters and unsure whether to have basalt fascia…

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h.laurice.smith
May 02, 2017 7:45 am
h.laurice.smith
Nsam
Nsam
1 May

Changes after CDC approval

Changes after CDC approval

Hi John, Construction plans are to follow the approved CDC drawings unless the Certifier (Council or PCA) has approved the variation. I'm not quite sure what made the…

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Nsam
May 01, 2017 7:13 pm
jdlx
jdlx
1 May

Repairing render on a Hebel Block wall

Repairing render on a Hebel Block wall

Hi all I took the advice of James and contacted Fredd from Fredd's Painting on 0422 343 194 He has done a great job. I'm happy now. Cheers savey

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jdlx
May 01, 2017 6:09 pm
jdlx
JDL1973
JDL1973
29 April

excessive water pooling under house

excessive water pooling under house

Thanks heaps for your reply and advice I definitely will do so.....do you know if this is a common concern with slopping blocks/ houses that have had extensions?

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JDL1973
Apr 29, 2017 11:52 am
Gaudi
Gaudi
29 April

Breaks in Drainage Pipe

Breaks in Drainage Pipe

Thank you for the clear explanation of the different tests. Very useful for planned re:CCTV. Knowing what is and is not being done. And this time I'll be using a…

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Gaudi
Apr 29, 2017 4:07 am
albertsean
albertsean
28 April

Anyone Resprayed Kitchen recently?

Anyone Resprayed Kitchen recently?

Hello guys! Has anyone done kitchen respray recently? Actually, I want to respray my kitchen and bathroom and want to know your…

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albertsean
Apr 28, 2017 11:13 pm
Roger123
Roger123
28 April

Total Joint Finish on exterior?

Total Joint Finish on exterior?

Hi, I just found out from someone that my current builder is using Boral Total Joint Finish on the outside on the blueboard & supposedly you can't? And used Cornice cement…

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Roger123
Apr 28, 2017 8:28 pm
arcadelt
arcadelt
28 April

pvc pipes

pvc pipes

They may be sewerage access points. They should get cut down to ground level once that has been established. If that's what they are you'll be grateful for them if you…

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arcadelt
Apr 28, 2017 8:17 pm

PCI inspection by private inspector

PCI inspection by private inspector

Hi Vandy The PCI is generally a condition inspection, so the report provides an opinion on the condition of the home at the time of the inspection. The report at a…

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gmbuildingconsultant
Apr 28, 2017 5:16 pm
gmbuildingconsultant
ISABEL
ISABEL
27 April

Kinbrook Land Donnybrook

Kinbrook Land Donnybrook

Hey All Just wandering if there is anyone who bought land in Kinbrook on the Nothern suburbs.

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ISABEL
Apr 27, 2017 4:39 pm
arcadelt
arcadelt
26 April

Misinterpretation of window

Misinterpretation of window

Things can be recorded as a contract variations after signing, but if you did not get a response and have no evidence trail showing that you didn't get what you asked for,…

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arcadelt
Apr 26, 2017 6:41 pm
BGW
BGW
26 April

Capital Building

Capital Building

Hi All, Has anyone used capital Building Contractors in Balwyn Victoria? Thanks

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BGW
Apr 26, 2017 2:21 pm
dreamh0me
dreamh0me
26 April

Gas abolishment

Gas abolishment

Gosh that is unbelievable. I will let the builder know for sure. Thanks

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dreamh0me
Apr 26, 2017 7:36 am
dreamh0me
albertsean
albertsean
25 April

Which colour is best for kitchens?

Which colour is best for kitchens?

Hi Campbell! Thanks for your response. I think gray white color is a good combination for kitchen paint. What you think?…

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albertsean
Apr 25, 2017 10:54 pm
arcadelt
arcadelt
25 April

Suspended Concrete Slab with Hydronic Heating

Suspended Concrete Slab with Hydronic Heating

Our slab is on fill, although our deck slab is suspended. We too are putting hydronic pipes into a top coat for some of the slab, so that can be done on whether precast or…

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arcadelt
Apr 25, 2017 8:13 pm
Joker
Joker
24 April

external door

external door

Weather strips will be used to seal all gaps around your doors, if not, get it done. Sent from my Redmi 4 using Tapatalk

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Joker
Apr 24, 2017 12:57 pm
Horse
Horse
24 April

Control Joints

Control Joints

Thanks twylamc. I will ask them to do that. It is very helpful to have all this comments from experts.

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Horse
Apr 24, 2017 11:23 am


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