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Noname
Noname
15 September 2021

Metricon LAN cabling - SOLVED

Metricon LAN cabling - SOLVED

Too funny

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Noname
Sep 15, 2021 12:58 pm
McSween1
McSween1
15 September 2021

House design Poll

House design Poll

Hi Im just wanting feedback on some house facades for a community title development which style do you think would work in Bathurst? Top (Conventional style roof -…

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McSween1
Sep 15, 2021 12:41 pm
Jovipk
Jovipk
15 September 2021

Nature strip and Trecnh digging for Telstra conncection

Nature strip and Trecnh digging for Telstra conncection

Thanks Stewie, I think the same and luckily council yesterday filled out all these holes and for the time being my neigbour inside the house but will definetly not let…

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Jovipk
Sep 15, 2021 12:28 pm
Richie2262
Richie2262
15 September 2021

Damaged down pipes

Damaged down pipes

Yer I payed for another plumber to come out and place a camera down the pipes and yes all pipes where cleared around them and they where wiping

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Richie2262
Sep 15, 2021 10:21 am
Kippers01
Kippers01
15 September 2021

Carlisle Tricks

Carlisle Tricks

Darbecca Darbecca's inspection reports can provide valuable information to Carlisle Homes, assisting them to achieve compliance with Australian standards and deliver…

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Kippers01
Sep 15, 2021 8:06 am
newhom
newhom
14 September 2021

Build Almost completed - Lockdown - How to enter?

Build Almost completed - Lockdown - How to enter?

Tried but they seem to see house properly completed.

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newhom
Sep 14, 2021 6:58 pm
alexp79
alexp79
14 September 2021

Query related to Site cut

Query related to Site cut

I would say at least 800 mm if you are doing rafted slab and closer to 1100 mm if you are going for waffle pods

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alexp79
Sep 14, 2021 3:10 pm
Alan.
Alan.
14 September 2021

Monument colour matching

Monument colour matching

Hi All. Hope you're all well n safe. I am looking to replace our fence with a colour bond type. I've just had two large sheds and water tank erected on my half acre, they…

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Alan.
Sep 14, 2021 1:49 pm
alexp79
alexp79
13 September 2021

Floorboards or Engineered Timber

Floorboards or Engineered Timber

I would suggest to go with engineered timber due to better stability to moisture conditions and better maintainability. And, with the right supplier, you pay 2-3 times…

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alexp79
Sep 13, 2021 1:28 pm
SaveH2O
SaveH2O
13 September 2021

Rainwater system install - Perth

Rainwater system install - Perth

I just added an EDIT to post 15. The additional information is also posted below. The regulations cover roof drainage. surface drainage, sub surface drainage, stormwater…

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SaveH2O
Sep 13, 2021 11:18 am
SaveH2O
Maliktrade
Maliktrade
12 September 2021

STEPDOWN TO GARAGE

STEPDOWN TO GARAGE

In the quote, I have been charged $900 AUD for stepdown to garage by one of the Volume builder, is that must or is there any work around to avoid these charges. I built…

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Maliktrade
Sep 12, 2021 7:16 pm
DJA
DJA
12 September 2021

Shed insulation

Shed insulation

I'm looking at installing anticon 60 insulation in the walls of a shed that I'll be building on the next few weeks. Main reason is it won't require internal cladding and…

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DJA
Sep 12, 2021 6:45 pm
aferraro
aferraro
12 September 2021

Plumbers Insurance

Plumbers Insurance

if the plumber won't provide a compliance certificate, this is grounds for a complaint to the VBA, in addition to his refusal to complete the works.

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aferraro
Sep 12, 2021 6:04 pm

Hi Attached my home plab boy yet finalise Do you have any idea. My brother so it for me What do you think Can it be better Thanks for your help

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Louix44
Sep 12, 2021 4:08 am
jin-1234
jin-1234
11 September 2021

How to correct colour insistency on Exposed Driveway?

How to correct colour insistency on Exposed Driveway?

Hi Chippy, It has been sealed. And there is no more under-exposed area anymore, as they had been dealt with my wire brush wheels. My guess is to find a way to brighten…

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jin-1234
Sep 11, 2021 7:45 pm
StructuralBIMGuy
StructuralBIMGuy
10 September 2021

Building permit for roof alteration?

Building permit for roof alteration?

You will also require an engineers wind loading classification/certification Chances are the old structure is non compliant with the current codes and NCC and an…

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StructuralBIMGuy
Sep 10, 2021 1:11 pm
StructuralBIMGuy
OzSurferAl
OzSurferAl
10 September 2021

Recycle and re-cut existing kitchen stone for bath and laund

Recycle and re-cut existing kitchen stone for bath and laund

so good there're companies who work with sustainable/recycled materials

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OzSurferAl
Sep 10, 2021 11:37 am
OldmateH
OldmateH
9 September 2021

Filling floorboard holes?

Filling floorboard holes?

Ah, I'd never considered cork... Thanks jas25t

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OldmateH
Sep 09, 2021 2:20 pm
Mikes005
Mikes005
9 September 2021

What screws for a timber frame?

What screws for a timber frame?

Hi,all I'm building a 5x3m garden studio and will be using primarily 90x45mm timber for the frame. What screws would you recommend for a) putting the frame itself…

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Mikes005
Sep 09, 2021 10:33 am
Mikes005
Ashington Homes
Ashington Homes
9 September 2021

Can this batten be used for my project?

Can this batten be used for my project?

tangle88 I know Chippy is going to give you a much better answer to this one then I can, but I don't believe you can or should be screwing MDF sheets to anything as MDF…

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Ashington Homes
Sep 09, 2021 6:21 am
Ashington Homes
chippy
chippy
8 September 2021

What is this roof in bathroom?

What is this roof in bathroom?

It looks thin and the colour of masonite. Either way it doesn't contain asbestos so you can do as you please with it.

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chippy
Sep 08, 2021 6:08 pm
chippy
eamonter
eamonter
8 September 2021

Choosing the right C-beam

Choosing the right C-beam

noted. Thanks again

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eamonter
Sep 08, 2021 1:09 pm
xmilanx
xmilanx
7 September 2021

Architectural Drafting Company

Architectural Drafting Company

Hi all, I'm planning to open up a Construction /…

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xmilanx
Sep 07, 2021 5:41 pm
Adman
Adman
7 September 2021

Slab heave nightmare. I don't know what to do- please help!

Slab heave nightmare. I don't know what to do- please help!

If you are interested in my case, there is a MUCH more detailed thread where you can learn about everything that has happened to me and where my situation is up to:

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Adman
Sep 07, 2021 1:42 pm
building-expert
building-expert
7 September 2021

Foundation bolt question

Foundation bolt question

If the floor is functional then you don't need to do anything, however it would be helpful to have proper inspection in the hope the issues that led to ground instability…

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building-expert
Sep 07, 2021 12:30 pm
building-expert
h984
h984
7 September 2021

Question - Water Drainage Easement

Question - Water Drainage Easement

Thanks. !

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h984
Sep 07, 2021 11:27 am
tristy112
tristy112
6 September 2021

Can someone identify this colour please

Can someone identify this colour please

We had the impression that it was woodland grey. Thank you

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tristy112
Sep 07, 2021 12:38 am
Vantage46
Vantage46
6 September 2021

Metricon Vantage or Balmaine

Metricon Vantage or Balmaine

We are building a Vantage with M. I think they can change lot things but not the stairs. If you need to change the stairs, choose another plan

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Vantage46
Sep 06, 2021 2:31 pm
building-expert
building-expert
6 September 2021

Commercial Property - Repiping Fire Hose/Hydrant

Commercial Property - Repiping Fire Hose/Hydrant

You could replace copper with high pressure PVC line that will not corrode, therefore no maintenance needed.

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building-expert
Sep 06, 2021 9:01 am
building-expert
MH1
MH1
5 September 2021

Inside drain

Inside drain

I have an inside drain grill that i think is an offshoot of a past house extension. Does anyone know how much of an issue is this building regulation wise?

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MH1
Sep 05, 2021 12:35 pm
Jaybob
Jaybob
5 September 2021

At what stage should I contact a fencer

At what stage should I contact a fencer

They’ve completed the framing stage and I want to know when it’s the best time to contact a fencer. My backyard neighbour has already sent me a notice to fence but…

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Jaybob
Sep 05, 2021 6:53 am
Yasuda123
Yasuda123
4 September 2021

Provisional Sum items

Provisional Sum items

Problem is that not everything the builder has invoiced/listed as PS for me to pay, is listed in the contract as a PS item. So rather than pointing out just one reason…

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Yasuda123
Sep 04, 2021 5:46 pm
Ashington Homes
Ashington Homes
4 September 2021

Custom build prices

Custom build prices

yes thats an average across all the building gross floor area so it includes the alfesco and garage which will need a concrete slab, roof, ceilings, framing, lighting,…

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Ashington Homes
Sep 04, 2021 2:47 pm
Ashington Homes
KitoMeek
KitoMeek
4 September 2021

Problem with roof

Problem with roof

Single story house, the issue is between the roof tile and colourbond as they have different elevations I was wondering what to do in between them to stop water…

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KitoMeek
Sep 04, 2021 11:24 am
Leona33
Leona33
2 September 2021

Why are alfresco's always on the side of the building?

Why are alfresco's always on the side of the building?
1, 2

Our original floor plan was a long skinny house with 8.5 meters wide. On the back corner was an alfresco of 3mX3m alfresco. In my opinion, thats a not so useful alfresco.…

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Leona33
Sep 02, 2021 9:18 pm
Ral21
Ral21
1 September 2021

Gross Floor Area Calculation for CDC - How Much of Garage?

Gross Floor Area Calculation for CDC - How Much of Garage?

Hi Everyone, Does anyone know how I should calculate the gross floor area for CDC for Garage? I know that I should exclude 1 car space from garage area, but not sure how…

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Ral21
Sep 01, 2021 3:42 pm
Rawiswar009
Rawiswar009
1 September 2021

Gurner Avenue , Austral, Champion Home Land Sale issue

Gurner Avenue , Austral, Champion Home Land Sale issue

Any one got affected with Champion homes issue with Land Developer? There are 37 LOT who got affected, as far as I Know? I got affected with Champion Home and Land…

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Rawiswar009
Sep 01, 2021 11:19 am
Aks
Aks
31 August 2021

Help choosing builder in Montmorency, VIC

Help choosing builder in Montmorency, VIC

Hi everyone! I have recently bought a land in Montmorency, Victoria & I need help choosing a builder. Can you please rate the builders among (Peter Davis, Metricon,…

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Aks
Sep 01, 2021 12:46 am
Noname
Noname
31 August 2021

Window sill removal & flashing for decking

Window sill removal & flashing for decking

You're over thinking it. Cut the board to fit.

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Noname
Sep 01, 2021 12:34 am
Hayden217
Hayden217
31 August 2021

Aggregate Concrete Condition

Aggregate Concrete Condition

Great. Thanks for the advice

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Hayden217
Aug 31, 2021 9:43 pm
StructuralBIMGuy
StructuralBIMGuy
31 August 2021

Subdivision building - cost effective build

Subdivision building - cost effective build

Hey groovin7777 Those days are long gone where you can trade half your block for an equal unit in a new development Unless A. Your zoning has potential to increase (…

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StructuralBIMGuy
Aug 31, 2021 6:24 pm
StructuralBIMGuy
SaveH2O
SaveH2O
30 August 2021

Regulations of Open Vents

Regulations of Open Vents

tape cardboard over them

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SaveH2O
Aug 30, 2021 9:52 pm
SaveH2O
Venkata
Venkata
29 August 2021

Merits and DeMerits of Dual Key House...

Merits and DeMerits of Dual Key House...

All, Am exploring the options of best utilisation of space to build a single storey house in Melbourne (Melton South) towards investment. The land is 400SQM (12.5M X…

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Venkata
Aug 29, 2021 11:41 pm
oklouise
oklouise
29 August 2021

Extension from 2 bedroom to 3 bedroom

Extension from 2 bedroom to 3 bedroom

we can't comment about an extension unless we know the answer to the other questions about the available space

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oklouise
Aug 29, 2021 4:36 pm
oklouise
oklouise
29 August 2021

House suggestions for odd shaped block

House suggestions for odd shaped block

the garage at the back means much of your block is devoted to driveway ...an L shaped plan could be better

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oklouise
Aug 29, 2021 8:49 am
Cen
Cen
26 August 2021

Front setback - porch encroach

Front setback - porch encroach

Hi, I have the same question. Did you started to built your house? May I know if you were allowed to encroach to the front setback? May I know as well your council?

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Cen
Aug 26, 2021 10:54 am
oklouise
oklouise
25 August 2021

Single level extension layout advice for South-facing plot

Single level extension layout advice for South-facing plot

looks ok but family room looks cramped without alternate lounge...could you share the floorplan of the existing house with dimensions, what is the width and depth of the…

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oklouise
Aug 25, 2021 5:23 pm
Cupcake2021
Cupcake2021
24 August 2021

Haymes Grey

Haymes Grey

Good they've nearly finished the frame. You can follow me on instagram if you like. simonds_trinity_gordanfacade How is it going with you? Have you moved in yet?

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Cupcake2021
Aug 24, 2021 8:23 pm
Noname
Noname
24 August 2021

Ignoring design guidelines for new estate?

Ignoring design guidelines for new estate?

it simply wont get past the design panel. Artist impressions and renderings showing different colours in marketing materials are not indicative of the guidelines for an…

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Noname
Aug 24, 2021 6:21 pm
bashworth
bashworth
24 August 2021

Letterbox insert height recommendation

Letterbox insert height recommendation

There is some advice on letter boxes, including dimensions at this link: https://anewhouse.com.au/2019/12/your-letter-box

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bashworth
Aug 24, 2021 10:05 am
bashworth

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