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rennie87
rennie87
20 October

Trying to determine the cost of building a 2 bed brick back

Trying to determine the cost of building a 2 bed brick back

Hoping someone can point me in the right direction.The building company that built this home is no longer in business.This basic 2 bed brick home was built in Newcastle…

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rennie87
Oct 20, 2017 4:57 pm
bee1980
bee1980
19 October

Boundary fence repairs - townhouse complex - am I liable?

Boundary fence repairs - townhouse complex - am I liable?

We went through something similar but with a retaining wall. It’s the body corps responsibility to repair/maintain or replace things on common property. As a townhouse…

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bee1980
Oct 19, 2017 11:22 am
Jaydewirihana
Jaydewirihana
17 October

Taubmans arctic cotton

Taubmans arctic cotton

Hi all has anyone used arctic cotton on interior walls and has photos they can share please!??

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Jaydewirihana
Oct 17, 2017 9:10 pm
RC56
RC56
15 October

Ceiling Height 2550 with Higher door

Ceiling Height 2550 with Higher door

Hello All, There is a confusion within us. We have already put 2770 ceiling in our estimate with Metricon. Now we just came to know that 2770 will be confirmed based on…

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RC56
Oct 15, 2017 1:43 pm
johnsonren
johnsonren
14 October

MCG Windows or Rylock Windows

MCG Windows or Rylock Windows

Hi, has anyone used MCG windows and doors for their house? The range I am looking at is semi commercial aluminum. How do you find it compare to Rylock ( I understand…

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johnsonren
Oct 14, 2017 11:36 am
Jennifer M
Jennifer M
13 October

Modular Prefab Homes ?

Modular Prefab Homes ?

Hi there, sorry to bump an old thread. Just curious to know if you found out any more information regarding modular building? The husband and I really love the idea of…

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Jennifer M
Oct 13, 2017 10:39 pm
SaveH2O
SaveH2O
13 October

Independent Building Inspectors - Melbourne

Independent Building Inspectors - Melbourne

A building inspector most certainly has to be licensed but I think that you may be referring to a building consultant who are not required to be licensed or have any…

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SaveH2O
Oct 13, 2017 8:54 pm
SaveH2O
alexp79
alexp79
11 October

good and affordable builder in sydney; not project home!

good and affordable builder in sydney; not project home!

Hi Jacqui1. Can you please provide a bit more insight on Buildcarp? How was their pricing and quality? Did you hire independent building inspector for the build and…

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alexp79
Oct 11, 2017 8:28 pm
Waigo
Waigo
10 October

Air conditioning - upgrade from classic to Ultra Air ESP Plu

Air conditioning - upgrade from classic to Ultra Air ESP Plu

I am using 3 Phase but my house needs a 23kw unit so that size only comes in 3 Phase. 3 Phase power will give you more power to the house which is good if you require it.

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Waigo
Oct 10, 2017 10:32 pm
Waigo
sajidmib
sajidmib
10 October

Cost of antenna installation in Mickleham??

Cost of antenna installation in Mickleham??

Its a normal inclusion in your build, anyhow if not included then buy antennae yourself and seek an electrician via these new apps you will get pretty competitive…

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sajidmib
Oct 10, 2017 10:10 pm
sajidmib
Caydenn
Caydenn
10 October

Stormwater Drain come in the way of Driveway

Stormwater Drain come in the way of Driveway

It really depends if the stormwater drain is traffic-able, I'd suggest getting in touch with your local council and asking the question.

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Caydenn
Oct 10, 2017 5:49 pm
Caydenn
bomb house
bomb house
10 October

need fascia covers to suit older style smaller fascia boards

need fascia covers to suit older style smaller fascia boards

What about folded flashing to cover the gap ? Would flashing all the way along (on the inside turn) if riveted to the flashing and screwed into the eaves cause too much…

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bomb house
Oct 10, 2017 12:23 am
ja-mez
ja-mez
8 October

Questionable shower drain

Questionable shower drain

That is tile adhesive. If the Tiler Screeds up to the pipe he runs the risk of blocking the pipe with Screed. Nothing wrong with this other than; You have a 100mm floor…

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ja-mez
Oct 08, 2017 11:02 am
Mojitostan
Mojitostan
8 October

Demolition Company Sydney

Demolition Company Sydney

yes that is it. There is one house 70 Ln Cove Rd was by site deom I also get a quote from home demo before which are much cheaper but don't find any comment

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Mojitostan
Oct 08, 2017 7:56 am
ggml
ggml
7 October

Tempus elite

Tempus elite

they use Dons tiles Narellan

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ggml
Oct 07, 2017 4:46 pm

on going colorbond roof leak

on going colorbond roof leak

VCAT will usually ask that parties in dispute have their own expert prepare a report. How else will you know what the defects are, the extent of the problem and the…

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building-expert
Oct 06, 2017 4:28 pm
building-expert
LizJamHam
LizJamHam
6 October

Taubmans smooth pebble

Taubmans smooth pebble

We have selected Smooth Pebble as our interior wall colour too! The perfect 'Greige' :D. Unfortunately we don't have a slab yet, so can't tell how it's going to look, but

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LizJamHam
Oct 06, 2017 3:27 pm
LizJamHam

bureaucracy gone mad.

bureaucracy gone mad.

Save H2O says. "There should be short courses on offer to persons who could then become qualified and registered to do some of the simpler plumbing tasks and this is one…

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building-expert
Oct 06, 2017 11:09 am
building-expert
SaveH2O
SaveH2O
5 October

Cant get my WATER PUMP going, any advice appreciated.

Cant get my WATER PUMP going, any advice appreciated.

That is why I asked if you had fitted a meshed check valve (foot valve). I hope that the pump wasn't damaged. The next challenge will be how not to clog the foot valve. Good luck.

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SaveH2O
Oct 05, 2017 9:37 pm
SaveH2O
elleimac
elleimac
5 October

Questions to ask or things to cover when choosing a floor bo

Questions to ask or things to cover when choosing a floor bo

Got a few quotes from various vendors regarding supplying and installing floor boards for our to be built home. We want a herringbone design which we understand is a…

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elleimac
Oct 05, 2017 4:31 pm
elleimac
eirrac
eirrac
5 October

Covercrete cost

Covercrete cost

Hi We are tossing up between exposed aggregate, stained concrete or plain concrete driveway with covercrete. We have had a quote of $89.50 a metre for agg, and are…

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eirrac
Oct 05, 2017 1:50 pm
Lee31
Lee31
5 October

Builder stuffed up - irreversible mistake - what can we do?

Builder stuffed up - irreversible mistake - what can we do?
1, 2

Thanks that was one of our options. Unfortunately way to exxy for us to have to fork out

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Lee31
Oct 05, 2017 9:55 am
SaveH2O
SaveH2O
5 October

Tank water, providing redundancy.

Tank water, providing redundancy.

Just realised that you have a flat roof...so much for installing a header tank in the roof cavity! The 12V option would be good.

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SaveH2O
Oct 05, 2017 8:29 am
SaveH2O
Cboi
Cboi
4 October

Fairhaven ILUKA 349 Warragul

Fairhaven ILUKA 349 Warragul

A place to share our journey of building the ILUKA 349 in Warragul. Our land is not due to title until Aug/Sep 2018. Which give us the perfect amount of time to plan out…

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Cboi
Oct 04, 2017 8:52 pm

So you've been saving a long time for your home renovation and is dreaming about the wood flooring look that you always wanted. But now that you started with the…

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alexbanner
Oct 04, 2017 6:42 pm
alexbanner

Magnify the Appeal of Your Home with Skilled Joiners Perthsh

Magnify the Appeal of Your Home with Skilled Joiners Perthsh

Wooden furniture is often used for augmentation in every household so that the look of the house can be magnificent. Wooden features often improve the appeal of houses…

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robertmortonjoiners
Oct 04, 2017 4:33 pm
robertmortonjoiners
CIMelanie
CIMelanie
4 October

Commercial graded interiors in my own home?!

Commercial graded interiors in my own home?!

Hi Everyone! I work for a commercial interiors company called Commercial Images in West End, QLD. While our client base consists of mostly commercial project focused…

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CIMelanie
Oct 04, 2017 11:58 am
CIMelanie
ozmonkeyoy
ozmonkeyoy
3 October

Woodland grey colour

Woodland grey colour

Our colorbond fence is woodland grey (developer requirement), and it definitely has a green tinge in it. I can still see the green in it in direct sunlight, although it…

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ozmonkeyoy
Oct 03, 2017 5:46 pm
ozmonkeyoy
LozandMitch
LozandMitch
2 October

Who is building at Heritage Parc Rutherford?

Who is building at Heritage Parc Rutherford?

That’s cool, ours is due to register late January but we are tracking a few weeks ahead at this stage so fingers crossed we will be in by Christmas too! It sure does…

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LozandMitch
Oct 02, 2017 6:02 pm
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Fee121
Sep 29, 2017 7:09 pm
chrisbon
chrisbon
29 September

Security System - Bosch 844

Security System - Bosch 844

Harvey Norman Security is offering it at $149 as of i know. Don't know what others are offering it at.

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chrisbon
Sep 29, 2017 12:38 pm
StructuralBIMGuy
StructuralBIMGuy
29 September

Study- How building Information is "Isolated"

Study- How building Information is "Isolated"

UK Experts analyse the problem with technology and building…

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StructuralBIMGuy
Sep 29, 2017 12:03 pm
StructuralBIMGuy
StructuralBIMGuy
StructuralBIMGuy
29 September

Travelling Overseas during the Construction

Travelling Overseas during the Construction

If I was the builder I would be worrying about you spending all of the next progress payment while you are away overseas..just kidding

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StructuralBIMGuy
Sep 29, 2017 9:42 am
StructuralBIMGuy
krishhd
krishhd
28 September

Stage 9 at Willowdale

Stage 9 at Willowdale

please PM me your mobile no

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krishhd
Sep 29, 2017 12:03 am
krishhd
StructuralBIMGuy
StructuralBIMGuy
28 September

FIRE ZONE

FIRE ZONE

There is always a way but what's your budget, size house, requirements, more info required? the BAL requirements will add $50k to the house price Plus footings & Slab,…

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StructuralBIMGuy
Sep 28, 2017 4:31 pm
StructuralBIMGuy
kelseaford
kelseaford
27 September

Builder for Renovation/Extension Bayside Melbourne

Builder for Renovation/Extension Bayside Melbourne

Hi All, Just wondering if anyone can recommend a builder in bayside Melbourne? We are looking at a second storey and other ares of improvement to our primary…

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kelseaford
Sep 27, 2017 8:52 pm
StructuralBIMGuy
StructuralBIMGuy
27 September

Which takes precedent? Contract specifications or drawings

Which takes precedent? Contract specifications or drawings

namweng Unfortunately if order of document precedence is not spelt out in a simple building contract then discrepancies favour the builder . Those type of inconsistencies…

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StructuralBIMGuy
Sep 27, 2017 6:35 pm
StructuralBIMGuy
ScottyG
ScottyG
27 September

Metro Property Developments - Adelaide

Metro Property Developments - Adelaide

Hi guys, I am looking at signing a contract with MPD very soon, everything seems to be awesome. The dudes from their nominated finance department (external) are awesome,…

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ScottyG
Sep 27, 2017 3:05 pm
jackie_home
jackie_home
27 September

solid surface basins

solid surface basins

hi everyone, i am thinking about getting a solid surface basin for my bathroom renovation. does this material stain or chip? has purchased from this company before?…

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jackie_home
Sep 27, 2017 1:20 pm
JayaJaya
JayaJaya
27 September

ICF build, who do I go with?

ICF build, who do I go with?

I would be interested to know, too - I've just been looking it up! soooo bump! I actually think the Zego channels, would be better, on first glance... however if anyone…

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JayaJaya
Sep 27, 2017 10:37 am
JayaJaya
StructuralBIMGuy
StructuralBIMGuy
26 September

Replacing bricks

Replacing bricks

Mondofix Your welcome, I suggest you also prop the archs if you are going to be working beneath it..safety always first! Remove/Replace/Dry grout Pack one brick at a time…

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StructuralBIMGuy
Sep 26, 2017 11:43 pm
StructuralBIMGuy

Pro Building Advice

Pro Building Advice

Having worked in the residential sector for 10 years now, I've definitely seen the need for guidance and support from someone with intensive building knowledge from the…

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Zhenhua
Zhenhua
26 September

Laminate flooring making "clicking" sound when walked on

Laminate flooring making "clicking" sound when walked on

Thanks.. So for laminate floors, is it common to have the problems (crackling sound from seams) that I'm having with my laminate floor?

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Zhenhua
Sep 26, 2017 11:00 pm

How can we make with quality and professional way?

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kartiksharmakanth
Sep 26, 2017 5:05 pm
Saint Mike
Saint Mike
26 September

How long should you keep contracts for?

How long should you keep contracts for?

I'd keep them for as long as you have the house - at least ... :)

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Saint Mike
Sep 26, 2017 5:02 pm
Saint Mike
bank
bank
26 September

Cabots chestnut exterior varnish stain

Cabots chestnut exterior varnish stain

Try talking to some paint shops that sell the product and see what they say. Assuming that they are on your side (I'd be shocked if they weren't, seems very wrong to me),…

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bank
Sep 26, 2017 2:58 pm
bank

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