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kks
kks
11 April

Height of ensuite vanity and sink

Height of ensuite vanity and sink

Norfolk, mate, this is all getting a bit boring. don't you think?

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kks
Apr 11, 2019 11:33 pm
kks
kks
11 April

Besser Wall Footer

Besser Wall Footer

As ever, Bunning and Ozito are you friends..... https://www.bunnings.com.au/ozito-1050w ... l_p6290204

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kks
Apr 11, 2019 11:56 am
bsdll
bsdll
10 April

Perth Ancillary Dwelling and services costs

Perth Ancillary Dwelling and services costs

Hi, we are looking to build a new house and shed at the back of our property. We aren't sub dividing, just adding a new house for the kids to move into. It's 120sqm, so…

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bsdll
Apr 10, 2019 10:28 pm

"Cashing In" on the Airbnb market?

"Cashing In" on the Airbnb market?

How much should I spend on the development? On $100K expect $200/week min that's better than buying a Perth rental house hth

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StructuralBIMGuy
Apr 10, 2019 1:32 pm
StructuralBIMGuy
LeahM
LeahM
9 April

New Build- Exterior Colours 😫🤯

New Build- Exterior Colours 😫🤯

Hi All, we are building a modern/ Hampton style house, cladding-render look!!! I think we have decided on Dulux Silkwort for the walls and Lexicon for the fascia doors,…

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LeahM
Apr 09, 2019 4:05 pm

Vantage 42 (S-Series) by Metricon in Victoria

Vantage 42 (S-Series) by Metricon in Victoria

Honestly I only remember the cost savings from the quotes I got. It was about $1.8k if doing it post? YMMV. Good luck!

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Freak_Zombie
Apr 09, 2019 11:20 am
sandspands
sandspands
9 April

Porter Davis Cat 1

Porter Davis Cat 1

PS:- I am building in the lifestyle range which comes with alot of inclusions

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sandspands
Apr 09, 2019 8:35 am

Anyone building with Home Buyers Centre Victoria low deposit

Anyone building with Home Buyers Centre Victoria low deposit

Good morning all, I was hoping to find some others building with Home Centres that are using their low deposit initiative. My partner and I (both 21 y/o) are first home…

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Amelioso337
Apr 08, 2019 12:25 pm
SaveH2O
SaveH2O
7 April

bureaucracy gone mad.

bureaucracy gone mad.

Yes, I heard about this on 3AW talk back radio. Unfortunately, legislation deems it necessary.

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SaveH2O
Apr 07, 2019 2:06 pm
SaveH2O
insider
insider
7 April

Melbourne home - slab heave - advice

Melbourne home - slab heave - advice
1, 2

Yes that's right and I would include tree removal as well.Underpinning is the last resort but only if it is settlement.Once you have one set of floor levels then you can…

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insider
Apr 07, 2019 9:28 am
insider
Mutlu
Mutlu
7 April

Antenna help

Antenna help

Already tried it. No good. Even made sure that the connection at the wall plates was done properly.

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Mutlu
Apr 06, 2019 11:30 pm
Youri
Youri
6 April

toilet-bidet installation

toilet-bidet installation

There is somebody recommendation of person who can do above?

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Youri
Apr 06, 2019 6:54 pm
michaelmcg
michaelmcg
6 April

Repairs to vitrabond

Repairs to vitrabond

Hi all, Recently did some touch up repairs to vitrabond panel but now can see some over spray in sunlight. Any recommendations of what product to use to remove this?

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michaelmcg
Apr 06, 2019 6:39 pm
SaveH2O
SaveH2O
6 April

TreesandRocks

TreesandRocks

You need to use a proper thread title when you start a thread seeking advice. It also helps others later when they are doing a forum key word search. I will answer your…

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SaveH2O
Apr 06, 2019 12:12 pm
SaveH2O
gillybean
gillybean
6 April

Can you add a waterfall edge after installation?????

Can you add a waterfall edge after installation?????

Hi Miss81, may I ask what is the color of your interior wall? is that hog bristle full? thanks. Seeing as the thread is 11 years old its fairy…

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gillybean
Apr 06, 2019 11:04 am
gillybean
Trudil2605
Trudil2605
6 April

JG king Buxton

JG king Buxton

Does any one have pics of the Jg King Buxton built?

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Trudil2605
Apr 06, 2019 10:08 am
Plcnewhome
Plcnewhome
5 April

Building inspectors views. Key Building Consultants.

Building inspectors views. Key Building Consultants.
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I agree with you there re the contracts. It is interesting, you have a cooling off period unless you get legal advice then you don’t. Given all the palava the ACCC…

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Plcnewhome
Apr 05, 2019 2:35 pm
SaveH2O
SaveH2O
5 April

review bans not good for consumer

review bans not good for consumer

Because the OP's linked article is two years old and Wisdom Homes were subsequently found by the ACCC to be using an unfair contract clause which no longer apllies in…

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SaveH2O
Apr 05, 2019 2:12 pm
SaveH2O
kks
kks
5 April

Why don’t builders build on stumps?

Why don’t builders build on stumps?

Was looking, only last week, at a lovely little bed 'n breakfast build coming up in my SA town. Floor frame is supported on a grid of square metal tube stumps. It's,…

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kks
Apr 05, 2019 12:19 pm

I have lived in my Jandson home for just over 1.5 years and commenced landscaping the front area by planting some hedges. Whilst…

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jason.sin55
Apr 05, 2019 9:09 am
SaveH2O
SaveH2O
5 April

storm drain

storm drain

That is what I have understood. Re the Termicide reticulation pipe, I am not sure whether the regulations apply to the required separation distance between it and the…

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SaveH2O
Apr 05, 2019 8:30 am
SaveH2O

Knockdown and rebuild

Knockdown and rebuild

Hi , I am looking to buy a property which is really rundown. Planning to rebuild on the land block but what I just found is on nature stipe front of the house right in…

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Krezykangaroo
Apr 03, 2019 7:37 pm
Norfolk
Norfolk
3 April

Private Inspector for new house in Sydney - Which one

Private Inspector for new house in Sydney - Which one

I had a similar situation on my recent Metricon Liberty build .Houspect identified a number of serious issues and we shared their report with Metricon. Metricon basically…

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Norfolk
Apr 03, 2019 4:33 pm

Gap at the architrave joins

Gap at the architrave joins

Painters probably used a putty instead of a plaster on the joins, chippy may not have glued the mitres either, houses also move 30mm over there life time

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LochietheChippy
Apr 03, 2019 1:31 pm
gillybean
gillybean
3 April

Anyone had to take neighbors to court fence?

Anyone had to take neighbors to court fence?
1, 2

^^^ Yep it’s not hard, show some decency and pay your share.

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gillybean
Apr 03, 2019 10:52 am
gillybean
Joel
Joel
2 April

Hinges

Hinges

Hi all. I’m just wondering if anyone on here could tell me what type of hinges I could use on this? It’s a pool storage lid...already built just needs hinging.…

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Joel
Apr 02, 2019 8:39 pm
gillybean
gillybean
2 April

Ceiling height concern

Ceiling height concern

Even if it was a mistake (which it isn’t) no one would be able to tell anyway. Stop worrying about trivial matters and put your energy towards making sure it’s being…

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gillybean
Apr 02, 2019 4:13 pm
gillybean
nhariram
nhariram
2 April

Wallara Waters/Wallan

Wallara Waters/Wallan
1 ... 22, 23, 24

That's pretty cool, hoping to get more updates from WW and move forward with the build.

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nhariram
Apr 02, 2019 3:15 pm
nhariram
alexp79
alexp79
2 April

Slab cost related to soil test result

Slab cost related to soil test result

Well, for S class slab you generally require to only have beams and load bearing walls while for H2 sites you might need piles + thicker semi-suspended slab + additional…

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alexp79
Apr 02, 2019 11:09 am
justme15
justme15
2 April

Hebel vs Masterwall vs others.

Hebel vs Masterwall vs others.

Thanks for your contribution and input again alexp79

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justme15
Apr 02, 2019 7:04 am
robbert
robbert
2 April

Ceiling height

Ceiling height

That's a perfect height, ours is a little higher and I don't like it

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robbert
Apr 02, 2019 2:00 am
robbert

Thanks. Got it on sec 8.6:

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JoePathan
Apr 01, 2019 10:10 pm

Bricks - replacing individual bricks

Bricks - replacing individual bricks

Masonry blending of bricks needs to be uniform according to the guide of standards and tolerances otherwise its defective. I have come across this before, In your case you…

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SydneyCircle
Apr 01, 2019 9:06 pm
SydneyCircle
Canola81
Canola81
1 April

Spouting

Spouting

I’m installing 12m of colourblind spouting on a pergola with internal clips, can I put one piece up at a time and slide together while it’s up?

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Canola81
Apr 01, 2019 7:06 pm

Extra costs for driveway site cut

Extra costs for driveway site cut

You'll need a complete analysisof the data on the siteworks, Contour, Geotech report, details and cost breakdowns, before and after you signed the building contract Ill…

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StructuralBIMGuy
Mar 31, 2019 9:32 am
StructuralBIMGuy

What’s happening here

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Conzo123murphy
Mar 30, 2019 12:44 am
HowardH
HowardH
29 March

Small custom builder recommendations in Melbourne

Small custom builder recommendations in Melbourne

Thanks Adventurer1, I will check them out as well

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HowardH
Mar 29, 2019 6:13 pm
Justin T
Justin T
29 March

Woodlea building

Woodlea building
1, 2, 3

Hi guys, has any one had delays with titles. Stage 29 was due to title in Feb and now it says April 2019. Wondering if anyone experienced any sort of delays and how many months?

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Justin T
Mar 29, 2019 2:32 pm

Brick finishing issue

Brick finishing issue

Looking at your picture you have the deadly combination of the following... 1, Brickwork laid in a dirty state 2, A colour veneer brick…

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abrickspecialist
Mar 29, 2019 1:25 pm
abrickspecialist

What is wrong with these bricks?

What is wrong with these bricks?

As Kateyxoxo says the problem is Manganese leaching from the brickwork. Manganese is the material added to clay to get brown bricks and once the bricks are fired it is…

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abrickspecialist
Mar 29, 2019 12:50 pm
abrickspecialist

Hi. I know I have done things the wrong way and planned my whole kitchen renovation around a gas strut servery window without having sourced one first and all my kitchen…

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Bec_Sezza
Mar 29, 2019 11:50 am
JoePathan
JoePathan
29 March

Exhaust fan

Exhaust fan

???

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JoePathan
Mar 29, 2019 6:32 am

Cracks on Bricks

Cracks on Bricks

I've got 20 years experience in the brick industry, from being a brick cleaner, brick layer to becoming the Technical Account manager for a major brick manufacturer. I've…

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abrickspecialist
Mar 29, 2019 12:35 am
abrickspecialist

House Number Allocations

House Number Allocations

Thanks. That is awesome. Explains it all

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NathanRetreat298
Mar 28, 2019 7:23 pm
NathanRetreat298
Eco Builder
Eco Builder
28 March

Double carport on small lot queenslander

Double carport on small lot queenslander

Hey Forevertherenovator, Speak with Peta from Brisbane Town Planning. She is absolutely awesome and will be the best Town Planer to guide you through. She has an enormous…

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Eco Builder
Mar 28, 2019 4:57 pm
Eco Builder
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Manhattan52
Mar 28, 2019 7:01 am
Manhattan52
skadoosh
skadoosh
27 March

When should the final payment be made?

When should the final payment be made?

Thank you. That is for WA - I'm assuming it'd be the same all over Australia

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skadoosh
Mar 27, 2019 9:32 pm

building contract

building contract

Hi mate. You should've done due diligence before commencing a project with that builder. For you to get out of the contract, you should provide some grounds. For example:…

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Construction Lawyer
Mar 27, 2019 4:59 pm
Construction Lawyer
Melos
Melos
26 March

Stratco Outback Sunroof Review

Stratco Outback Sunroof Review

We have just had one put in but it’s not a stratco, the brand we got was an eclipse opening roof. https://hv.com.au/product/alfresco-opening-roof-flat/

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Melos
Mar 26, 2019 8:02 pm

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