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ausdesign
ausdesign
1 September 2004

Home Construction Guide

Home Construction Guide

Sandra, this may be too late for your needs but I have a single sheet 'Construction Schedule' that you are free to have a copy of. Contact me directly.

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ausdesign
Sep 01, 2004 4:17 pm
ausdesign
Shane
Shane
7 April 2005

Help 1st home builder, builders didnt tellwhole story.

Help 1st home builder, builders didnt tellwhole story.

Unfortunately all to often people get a bad impression of the building industry when building with some of the different project builders. Blondie don’t feel bad because…

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Shane
Apr 07, 2005 11:16 am
Shane
catrionat
catrionat
11 April 2005

Where to Start?

Where to Start?

I am a small builder in Melbourne. I would seriously recommend you find an architect to plan your renovation for you. Yes, they come at a cost, but can come up with some…

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catrionat
Apr 11, 2005 10:54 am
Shane
Shane
28 April 2005

concrete woes

concrete woes

Or try tiles. It's amazing what tiles look like on a patio. Choose a non-slip tile and use plenty of glue to help over come any unevenness in the concrete. It'll look a…

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Shane
Apr 28, 2005 11:52 am
Shane
Bella
Bella
21 June 2005

Hi everyone, I would like your option on Prepainter

Hi everyone, I would like your option on Prepainter

I just use the dulux mycolour. But nothing beats a few test pots splashed on the walls I think.

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Bella
Jun 21, 2005 10:40 am
Bella
Shane
Shane
7 July 2005

Budget on knocking down and rebuilding new house

Budget on knocking down and rebuilding new house

mmmm… tough one pick a figure, hehehe… as a basic guide I would work on about 10 to 15k for the demolition and somewhere between 900 and 1100 per square meter for the…

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Shane
Jul 07, 2005 12:22 pm
Shane
Mandala
Mandala
24 July 2005

Quality Building Seminars?

Quality Building Seminars?

try here: http://www.masterbuilders.asn.au

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Mandala
Jul 24, 2005 6:02 pm
Mandala
ausdesign
ausdesign
2 August 2005

RSJ

RSJ

CC the RSJ size will (should) have been designed taking into account the required span & the load placed on it. If you wish to extend it, either the beam will need to be…

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ausdesign
Aug 02, 2005 8:32 am
ausdesign
ausdesign
ausdesign
11 August 2005

Roof restoration

Roof restoration

A safety rail will need to be installed & this should form part of the quote. If the firms are quoting on exactly the same work (& allowing for the same items such as…

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ausdesign
Aug 11, 2005 8:35 am
ausdesign
Kate
Kate
6 September 2005

transportable homes - expensive exercise?

transportable homes - expensive exercise?

Hi! I am also looking at this option and have been in contact with a number of manufacturing companies throughout NSW. Would you mind revealing who you bought yours from?…

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Kate
Sep 06, 2005 11:35 am
ausdesign
ausdesign
13 September 2005

Help needed: Builder recommendations in VIC

Help needed: Builder recommendations in VIC

Ren, I would initially contact your local councils building department. Nearly all keep a list of local building practitioners and then start the normal process - phone…

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ausdesign
Sep 13, 2005 8:13 am
ausdesign
ausdesign
ausdesign
12 October 2005

Is this loose brick a problem?

Is this loose brick a problem?

It's hard to give a definitive answer without seeing the pier but basically if the brick is supporting the timber beam - underneath it - then yes it could be a problem &…

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ausdesign
Oct 12, 2005 12:10 pm
ausdesign
ausdesign
ausdesign
26 October 2005

new to forum

new to forum

Hi denyi. This doesn't sound right ! I'd be contacting the company & asking for a price in your chosen area. There is no way that they would or should entertain that…

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ausdesign
Oct 26, 2005 5:23 pm
ausdesign
denyi
denyi
2 November 2005

Federation Design

Federation Design

Hi We originally look at a colonial type of house and one website i found was www.hawsburyvalleyhomes.com.au. They only provide plans they do not build you can look ant…

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denyi
Nov 02, 2005 4:25 pm
ausdesign
ausdesign
9 November 2005

steel frames and noise

steel frames and noise

I would be interested to know whether both homes (or either) had steel roofing with insulation batts directly to the underside of the iron Most iron roofed homes will…

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ausdesign
Nov 09, 2005 7:29 pm
ausdesign
builder
builder
28 November 2005

Idiots Guide to Self Build?

Idiots Guide to Self Build?

Good day, the "The Australian House Building Manual" is a good start but bear in mind that standards are lower and quality of building is often not as good as you might…

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builder
Nov 28, 2005 2:46 pm
Inspectit
Inspectit
29 November 2005

Home Inspection

Home Inspection

Its not to late to get a building consultant to inspect the finihhed dwelling. This is canned a Completion report and is a detailed visual inspection of the dwelling…

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Inspectit
Nov 29, 2005 6:20 am
Dobly
Dobly
27 December 2005

Builder Recommendations for subdivision in Mulgrave, Vic

Builder Recommendations for subdivision in Mulgrave, Vic

My advice is don't choose . Why? See my other posts and links to Consumer Affairs Victoria info. https://forum.homeone.com.au/viewtopic.php?t=323 Good luck

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Dobly
Dec 27, 2005 12:55 pm
Dobly
JackIves
JackIves
1 January 2006

HELP: Central heating intake clearance

HELP: Central heating intake clearance

Stuart, The return air grille or register shouldn't be restricted for the following reasons: The air flow through the grille and duct relates to the air pressure…

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JackIves
Jan 01, 2006 12:44 pm
JackIves
johnny aywah
johnny aywah
6 January 2006

AV Jennings or Newstart ? Thoughts please! =)

AV Jennings or Newstart ? Thoughts please! =)

go to the fair trading website and look up their license number for complaints, etc i dont know much about the second mob, but i would not be going with AV Jennings…

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johnny aywah
Jan 06, 2006 12:03 pm
johnny aywah
johnny aywah
6 January 2006

Down or Up

Down or Up

weigh up the costs of excavating and building downawards to building upwards I assume you have already spoken to your local council to see what they will and will not…

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johnny aywah
Jan 06, 2006 12:05 pm
johnny aywah
johnny aywah
6 January 2006

Haunted houses

Haunted houses

why dont you see if the ghost has something to say http://www.parismo.org/~brammer/ hope this helps

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johnny aywah
Jan 06, 2006 12:07 pm
johnny aywah
johnny aywah
6 January 2006

Question regarding insurance

Question regarding insurance

regardless is he still not considered an 'employee' and entitled to workers compenastion if he injures himself landscaping is very labour intensive...be careful

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johnny aywah
Jan 06, 2006 12:10 pm


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