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Hello Do not know what is the official name for the rubber seal/gasket that holds the actual glass in place. I had double glazed windows put in and cannot get rid of a…

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Sergey
Jan 27, 2018 5:43 pm
StevoG
StevoG
26 January

PosiStrut vs HY Joist

PosiStrut vs HY Joist

Thanks building-expert and algernon. I guess pricing won't be much of a factor if it's just a couple of k's difference! I'll see if we can get some herringbone braces in…

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StevoG
Jan 26, 2018 12:10 am
ohollie
ohollie
24 January

Dust in WIP and WIR

Dust in WIP and WIR

We are in the planning stages of our build and will be having a Walk-In/Butlers Pantry in the kitchen and a Walk in Robe for the main bedroom. I have always wondered if…

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ohollie
Jan 24, 2018 3:47 pm
Joker
Joker
23 January

Metricon Sponsorship of Product Review website questionable

Metricon Sponsorship of Product Review website questionable

I posted a negative comment about metricom on product review and it wouldn't accept one star, no matter how many times I tried, my comments and star rating were polar opposites.

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Joker
Jan 23, 2018 7:41 pm
mel.mak
mel.mak
23 January

Indoor steps & tiles

Indoor steps & tiles

We have 2 steps half way through the house so i need to get the tiles for the step cut/rounded for a nice finish Whats the correct name or service i need? Im trying to…

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mel.mak
Jan 23, 2018 5:32 pm
hfwangoz
hfwangoz
23 January

please advise the sequence of home renovation

please advise the sequence of home renovation

1st time renovator, we were struggling to decide if hiring a project manager or hiring tradies on step basis. since we are not touching kitchen and bathrooms, so we…

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hfwangoz
Jan 23, 2018 4:49 pm

Greenlea Estate Baldivis Rebates

Greenlea Estate Baldivis Rebates

Hi Everyone 👋🏻 We are considering building in Greenlea Estate in Baldivis. As the developer Peet are not advertising a cash back / rebate to purchase land directly…

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Wouldntmindasammich
Jan 21, 2018 8:33 pm
Saint Mike
Saint Mike
21 January

PRESTART BOOKED!!!

PRESTART BOOKED!!!

I'm Agree with power points.

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Saint Mike
Jan 21, 2018 2:25 pm
Saint Mike
Fonzie
Fonzie
19 January

Austral Bricks Marcasite

Austral Bricks Marcasite

Hi, Has anyone got any photos of their build with Austral Marcasite bricks? I had to pick this brick as my original choice, PGH Mild Steel was discontinued.:cry: I already have…

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Fonzie
Jan 19, 2018 1:53 pm
Fonzie

Skip Bins is a very responsible hire service in Sydney that provides the optimum solution for garbage disposal. We quote…

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Mr.Bin
Jan 18, 2018 10:10 pm
Mr.Bin
alexp79
alexp79
16 January

Retaining wall

Retaining wall

Up to 3m is retained by the commercial product called TerraFirm: https://modularwalls.com.au/products/terrafirm/ Last time I checked pricing with them for 1.8m wall was…

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alexp79
Jan 16, 2018 8:15 pm
Still Deciding
Still Deciding
16 January

DJ Roberts Brisbane

DJ Roberts Brisbane

The following is my honest personal opinion based upon my recent experience. Just completed a build with DJ Roberts - whilst I would not say it was a build that took me…

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Still Deciding
Jan 16, 2018 3:49 pm
shadowarrior
shadowarrior
15 January

Anyone building in Montego Hills (Kingsholme SE QLD)?

Anyone building in Montego Hills (Kingsholme SE QLD)?

Hello, So the building bug has bit me again and am looking to build on an acreage in the new releases in Montego Hills (Kingshome, SE QLD). Was wondering if any one else…

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shadowarrior
Jan 15, 2018 8:16 am
Viangster
Viangster
15 January

Flooding Damages

Flooding Damages

Thank you very much. I'll definitely talk to our builder about this

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Viangster
Jan 15, 2018 12:00 am
Mackle1st
Mackle1st
14 January

Integrale Homes experiences welcome

Integrale Homes experiences welcome

Hi, new to this forum and would like to know anyone’s experiences building with integrale, there seems to literally be not one single independent review or piece of info…

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Mackle1st
Jan 14, 2018 9:34 pm
Adrian+Michelle
Adrian+Michelle
13 January

Recommendations for project manager/builder in Sydney?

Recommendations for project manager/builder in Sydney?

Hi, We have been dragging the chain on a renovation to our home in Ashfield as we had initially intended to be owner builders. We have become time poor and need our…

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Adrian+Michelle
Jan 13, 2018 9:54 pm
NelsonP
NelsonP
13 January

Challenging architectural detail

Challenging architectural detail

Thanks for the feedback. I can see the floor plan and roof plan in that last post.

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NelsonP
Jan 13, 2018 9:38 pm
deborahw1959
deborahw1959
13 January

Mornington Peninsula build.

Mornington Peninsula build.

anyone recommend a good builder in MP. finding a builder is giving me a real headache. Engelhard Homes sent a load of rubbish via email from an architect. I couldn't…

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deborahw1959
Jan 13, 2018 10:04 am

We currently have a 3br 1bath brick lowest in Brisbane. We've got 2 kids and another on the way. The house is fine at the moment but will be too small for us in a few…

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Iamjeks
Jan 12, 2018 9:41 pm
asheeshjoshi
asheeshjoshi
12 January

Carlisle Homes new payment schedule issues with Bank Loan

Carlisle Homes new payment schedule issues with Bank Loan

Has anyone recently signed a contract with Carlisle Homes in Melbourne and got their loan approved from Bank ? Both ANZ and Suncorp banks have objected to Carlisle Homes…

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asheeshjoshi
Jan 12, 2018 7:13 pm
Saint Mike
Saint Mike
12 January

Boundary fence QLD

Boundary fence QLD

Why not just do it - if they pay half. They are probably trying to show some "muscle" - we have a similar…

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Saint Mike
Jan 12, 2018 5:30 pm
Saint Mike
Jacks
Jacks
12 January

Starr Constructions

Starr Constructions

Anyone built with Starr Constructions and / or have any feedback on them? Thanks!

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Jacks
Jan 12, 2018 3:10 pm
SparkInTheDark
SparkInTheDark
12 January

Building Material and Furniture

Building Material and Furniture

Your post makes me want to write out an open cheque and give it to you, what could possibly go wrong?

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SparkInTheDark
Jan 12, 2018 5:26 am
SparkInTheDark
mizlong
mizlong
12 January

How much to build this

How much to build this

Thanks for the reply , budget is around 500 -550,000 so hopefully I can achieve what we want with this budget

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mizlong
Jan 12, 2018 2:48 am
mizlong
mizlong
10 January

Custom build price

Custom build price

Yes I thought it would cost around that , thank you

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mizlong
Jan 10, 2018 3:22 pm
Bimps
Bimps
9 January

Liverpool PD

Liverpool PD

Anyone building liverpool with PD

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Bimps
Jan 09, 2018 9:09 pm
hfwangoz
hfwangoz
8 January

multiple items need renovated, what's the best way?

multiple items need renovated, what's the best way?

Hi, It's 4 bedroom house with swimming pool. Just want to seek advise on the best approach: 1. one stop solution to a renovation builder company. or 2. get job done…

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hfwangoz
Jan 08, 2018 4:01 pm
qebtel
qebtel
7 January

Trees Removal Question

Trees Removal Question

At Toowoomba, they do not allow a tree with a canopy or a trunk of certain sizes to be removed. So the way around it is - trim the canopy, trim the trunk, then remove…

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qebtel
Jan 07, 2018 3:01 pm
qebtel
qebtel
7 January

Slab concreter

Slab concreter

ha ha another shocker done by cowboys. How do these people even exist and get work?

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qebtel
Jan 07, 2018 2:55 pm
Annabelle101
Annabelle101
6 January

Kitchen and back door

Kitchen and back door

Does anyone have a back door in the kitchen? The way we would like to relay our kitchen may mean we have a back door in our kitchen. Does anyone else have this? Need some…

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Annabelle101
Jan 06, 2018 11:10 am
Kpear121
Kpear121
5 January

Low deposit builder options

Low deposit builder options

Hi, Not sure if you’re still chasing info, but we built with Integra. Overall a great experience. Happy to share any info you need

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Kpear121
Jan 05, 2018 9:40 pm
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Doulton777
Jan 04, 2018 10:14 am
Doulton777
Chels
Chels
4 January

Site Costs in Woodlea

Site Costs in Woodlea

Definitely agree with others that say to get your sites fixed. I got quoted & signed @ 15k with Henley back in 2016. Not on site yet, but I've read some site costs are up…

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Chels
Jan 04, 2018 3:43 am

Material Prices in 2018

Material Prices in 2018

There is a 12-18 month lag due to the huge backlog of builds After that Suppliers & Tradies will get desperate..wait it out..prices always drop I've seen many boom_ Bust cycles

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StructuralBIMGuy
Jan 03, 2018 8:16 pm
StructuralBIMGuy

We asked our builder to put a provision for a chandelier on a stairwell. We were told they will add a noggin so we just need the chandelier and electrician to install it. …

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Ynnie
Jan 03, 2018 4:38 pm

Do your upstair walls of double storey homes make noises?

Do your upstair walls of double storey homes make noises?

Zhenhua You will need to get copies of your engineering plans, inspectors reports, and all photos. BTW.This may be a problem if the inspector was hired by the…

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StructuralBIMGuy
Jan 03, 2018 11:25 am
StructuralBIMGuy

LAWS AROUND BUYING AND USING BUILDING PRODUCTS FROM CHINA

LAWS AROUND BUYING AND USING BUILDING PRODUCTS FROM CHINA

Hi ACS1 That has also been discussed Here It helps if you put what state you are in OT The laws are about to be tightened even further due to the tens of thousands of…

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StructuralBIMGuy
Jan 03, 2018 7:04 am
StructuralBIMGuy
Techsmax
Techsmax
2 January

Suggestions on home security?

Suggestions on home security?

Hi anna10 What budget are you looking to spend and what features are you after, more then happy to help :-D

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Techsmax
Jan 02, 2018 12:50 pm
Techsmax

Relocating a house

Relocating a house

I have just recently relocated a 1920s Californian bungalow onto my block of land. As the house was given to me by a local hospital and still being used for consulting…

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Steveminmitchell
Jan 01, 2018 6:45 pm
Leonardo_23
Leonardo_23
1 January

construction

construction

I left a comment under one of your photos. Looks like a real botchy job so far.

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Leonardo_23
Jan 01, 2018 2:29 pm
Messychaos
Messychaos
26 December 2017

What pendant light suits the best?

What pendant light suits the best?

i like the options number 2. There are some suggestion that i would like to share with you. Hope you like my suggestions

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Messychaos
Dec 26, 2017 4:33 pm

I just got a quote from Perth Soakwells for soakwell installation if this helps. Have heard good reviews about them too.

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Messychaos
Dec 26, 2017 4:31 pm
Messychaos
Messychaos
26 December 2017

Essastone Ashen Cloud pictures??

Essastone Ashen Cloud pictures??

Has anyone used Essastone Ashen Cloud (warm concrete grey) as their bench in either kitchen or bathroom and have a picture? Thanks

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Messychaos
Dec 26, 2017 4:27 pm
wyld
wyld
23 December 2017

Quote for raising house and building underneath

Quote for raising house and building underneath
1 ... 7, 8, 9

Wow, just going through this thread again, heaps of information, going to embark on our second raise and renovate next year and the tips on here still relevant

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wyld
Dec 23, 2017 9:49 am
Southies
Southies
21 December 2017

Garage Door Remote buttons

Garage Door Remote buttons

now why could i not find just that explanation on google ?? :roll: thank you so very much aussieta ::

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Southies
Dec 21, 2017 6:41 pm
Southies
StructuralBIMGuy
StructuralBIMGuy
21 December 2017

Dual Occupancy - worth it?

Dual Occupancy - worth it?

Start at 1. put up links, Images,…

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StructuralBIMGuy
Dec 21, 2017 7:02 am
StructuralBIMGuy
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jparrie
Dec 20, 2017 12:24 pm
horeno121
horeno121
19 December 2017

Home Renovations Toowoomba

Home Renovations Toowoomba

Toowoomba Home Builder & Renovations is the most quality focused home builders in Toowoomba. We expert in home, kitchen and…

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horeno121
Dec 19, 2017 5:41 pm


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