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Netty
Netty
7 October 2018

Night sky colourbond - White vertical board cladding

Night sky colourbond - White vertical board cladding

I love the black and white and am considering that on my house. A very fresh look, in my opinion. Can I ask what cladding you have used on your back studio?

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Netty
Oct 07, 2018 9:52 pm
MrsAJ
MrsAJ
7 October 2018

How to add images to my forum instead of it appearing as rep

How to add images to my forum instead of it appearing as rep

How to add images to my forum instead of it appearing as reply. Thanks

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MrsAJ
Oct 07, 2018 3:27 pm

Hi, I'm after a little advice. Due to a connected insurance claim, we are replacing a large area of flooring. Hallway, living, kitchen. We would like to lay engineered…

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TheRayTracer
Oct 06, 2018 11:22 pm
jimbob73
jimbob73
5 October 2018

vinyl cladding protection

vinyl cladding protection

yes it was built by a respectable company so l guess so. SO is the plastic wrap around the house sort of a second line of defence incase some vinyl cladding blows off or…

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jimbob73
Oct 05, 2018 8:27 pm
mishb
mishb
5 October 2018

Moving in before handover

Moving in before handover

Our house build is almost done, the actual work will be finished next week. Our current house settles in 3 weeks on Friday so I think we will just miss handover by the…

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mishb
Oct 05, 2018 12:14 pm
Sethor
Sethor
4 October 2018

Kitchen Layouts

Kitchen Layouts

Any layout will work just as long you get the work triangle (Fridge, Sink & Oven/Cooktop) right. What are the approx dimensions & orientation?

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Sethor
Oct 04, 2018 6:01 pm
Sureshd
Sureshd
3 October 2018

Building with Wisdom Homes (WH)

Building with Wisdom Homes (WH)

Hi, I would like see if anyone built the house with WH. If so, would you please shed some light how the standard inclusions are? Are they good quality? Especially on…

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Sureshd
Oct 03, 2018 10:46 pm
Hillsbuilds
Hillsbuilds
3 October 2018

Need advicesssss

Need advicesssss

It’s not a given that living areas get higher ceilings. Usually extra, unless it’s a build with a higher base price to start off with.

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Hillsbuilds
Oct 03, 2018 3:23 pm
xxharj
xxharj
3 October 2018

sealing concrete

sealing concrete

Hello People, I am planning to seal the concrete along the sides of my house and under the pergola. The concreter made cuts in the concrete with a circular saw after…

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xxharj
Oct 03, 2018 12:58 pm
alexp79
alexp79
2 October 2018

House broken into

House broken into

Any damage to the locks? How did they got inside, I wonder? Police should arrest interrogate your builder and his trades first thing in the morning.

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alexp79
Oct 02, 2018 4:52 pm
Manny1
Manny1
2 October 2018

Classen nature oak 3 - strip

Classen nature oak 3 - strip

I recently install Classen nature oak 3- strip lamintate flooring and found mysefl a few boxs short. The product has now been discontinued and now…

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Manny1
Oct 02, 2018 4:12 pm
MadmanSean
MadmanSean
2 October 2018

Building investment property in Warragul

Building investment property in Warragul

The advertised 18 week time frame for Simonds Express home builds is an under statement to say the least... I met with Simonds Sales rep 29/11/2017. Signed house build…

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MadmanSean
Oct 02, 2018 4:04 pm
MyFirst
MyFirst
1 October 2018

Hyspan end bearing question.

Hyspan end bearing question.

Yes stud wise is pretty strong. 1 lvl and 2 f17 studs. Was just seeing the top plate as the weak link. Thanks.

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MyFirst
Oct 01, 2018 10:56 pm
duke12
duke12
30 September 2018

Toilet problem

Toilet problem

There is no plumbing section, DIY, Home Maintenance & Repair or General Discussion is fine. What is the problem?

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duke12
Sep 30, 2018 11:56 am
MyFirst
MyFirst
29 September 2018

Gas connection question

Gas connection question

I saw the copper pipe for connection to the house near the electric meter. But not the copper pipe coming out from the ground for the gas line. From my research in Vic,…

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MyFirst
Sep 29, 2018 6:50 pm
Planet Sun
Planet Sun
29 September 2018

Plaster skimming walls?

Plaster skimming walls?

Has anyone in WA had the Gypsum Multifinish Plaster applied to their house? If so, did it cost more, what was the finish line, are you happy with it? I REALLY dislike…

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Planet Sun
Sep 29, 2018 3:09 pm
Planet Sun
zillah
zillah
29 September 2018

Find number of formwork steel H frames that are required for

Find number of formwork steel H frames that are required for

Credit goes to cyclic Fairly simple math really. If a frame is 1.8 meters and has a gap to the next frame of 1.5 meters, then a frame covers 3.3 meters,…

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zillah
Sep 29, 2018 1:36 am
ligongl
ligongl
28 September 2018

Design Ideas for uPVC Windows and Doors

Design Ideas for uPVC Windows and Doors

Apparently its widely used in US, Europe and more importantly middle east - which should be a testament for surviving the extreme…

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ligongl
Sep 28, 2018 11:29 pm
ligongl
MyFirst
MyFirst
28 September 2018

Brick Laying Tolerance

Brick Laying Tolerance

Ok Thanks for your comments.

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MyFirst
Sep 28, 2018 8:22 pm
building-expert
building-expert
28 September 2018

Is my builder liable for damage to existing services on site

Is my builder liable for damage to existing services on site

From your post it is clear that they knew not to go there but did. I think they are liable but you may need to push the right buttons to get it.

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building-expert
Sep 28, 2018 8:12 pm
building-expert

Hi all, Need some help with determining if these drains are built to spec. Knock-down rebuild with one of the big builders. 1. The grey stuff is powdery and some of it…

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Osmiumpanama13
Sep 26, 2018 11:31 pm
SaveH2O
SaveH2O
26 September 2018

Right to have stage inspections

Right to have stage inspections
1, 2

Yes...all too true. There has been ample time to act in the past and there has been no shortage of long term evidence that verifies the need.

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SaveH2O
Sep 26, 2018 5:20 pm
SaveH2O
jimbob73
jimbob73
26 September 2018

Support beams slight rust

Support beams slight rust

Hello my house is 7 years old and a couple km's from the ocean. The other day l looked under the house with the torch and l saw about 5 large long thick metal beams…

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jimbob73
Sep 26, 2018 3:41 pm
sharmin
sharmin
26 September 2018

Newport 275

Newport 275

In Wyndham Vale

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sharmin
Sep 26, 2018 2:06 pm
Sethor
Sethor
25 September 2018

Hot Water System

Hot Water System

Personally never heard of them before, there is a huge thread on Whirlpool about them (see link below). Quick skim through thread a few minor issues but warranty/after…

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Sethor
Sep 25, 2018 1:28 pm
StructuralBIMGuy
StructuralBIMGuy
25 September 2018

Rotten timber concern

Rotten timber concern

Siegfx If you don't have the structural Drawings I highly recommend you get a copy from The council's Building department assuming the builder has not given them to you.

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StructuralBIMGuy
Sep 25, 2018 8:05 am
StructuralBIMGuy
rig94
rig94
25 September 2018

Looking for an apartment

Looking for an apartment

<!--td {border: 1px solid #ccc;}br {mso-data-placement:same-cell;}-->I'm currently looking for accommodation near Toronto based private school. I got a job…

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rig94
Sep 25, 2018 2:56 am
Maccar812
Maccar812
24 September 2018

FAIRHAVEN HOME COLOURS APPOINTMENT

FAIRHAVEN HOME COLOURS APPOINTMENT

Hi. Good luck with your colours. How did you get those pics before the day? Can you get in before? Our appointment is in November and we would love to get in there early.

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Maccar812
Sep 24, 2018 11:41 pm
Nickykim
Nickykim
24 September 2018

Sanding glass

Sanding glass

If you just want to take the sharp edges off you could use an 80 grit diamond hand pad. You can order these on-line, from stone and glass work tool supplies. Cost about $30.

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Nickykim
Sep 24, 2018 10:24 pm
John1121
John1121
24 September 2018

Online Property Valuations

Online Property Valuations

How reliable are the property valuations online?

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John1121
Sep 24, 2018 9:01 pm
tanmax
tanmax
24 September 2018

Slab Issues

Slab Issues

thx . its on both sides of the slab so was worried . is it something to worry abt

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tanmax
Sep 24, 2018 5:46 pm
tempura
tempura
24 September 2018

Sir Walter Buffalo or weed?

Sir Walter Buffalo or weed?

Few said it's potentially Kikuyu. Nice lawn btw.

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tempura
Sep 24, 2018 1:37 pm
tempura
building-expert
building-expert
23 September 2018

House inspector

House inspector

If you are buying a home then its wise to order building and timber pest inspection. They are actually two inspections and 2 reports. Building inspection should be done to…

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building-expert
Sep 23, 2018 12:15 pm
building-expert
Entilzha
Entilzha
23 September 2018

Damaged Stormwater pipes front yard after neighboring Build

Damaged Stormwater pipes front yard after neighboring Build

thanks for that and i know it will probably be a hassle to chase the other builder. have heard back from the guy who did my pipes and he will call past and fix it himself…

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Entilzha
Sep 23, 2018 11:05 am
chippyjohn1
chippyjohn1
22 September 2018

Bullnose window sill

Bullnose window sill

Hi Can anybody in the Hillarys WA area tell me where I can pick up a length of 170x30 mdf bullnose window sill. Thanks in advance.. John

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chippyjohn1
Sep 22, 2018 6:04 pm
velmadroopy
velmadroopy
22 September 2018

question regarding junk removal

question regarding junk removal

<!--td {border: 1px solid #ccc;}br {mso-data-placement:same-cell;}-->Hi After the renovation of my home, there were many unused items such as plastic…

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velmadroopy
Sep 22, 2018 5:35 pm
Howyagoin
Howyagoin
22 September 2018

Lintel Support question.

Lintel Support question.

Usually not, but I can’t see it being a huge issue in this case. The framers can always fit a new lintel to the outside if required and double it up.

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Howyagoin
Sep 22, 2018 2:25 pm
Joker
Joker
22 September 2018

Beware of additional Cost in Final Invoice

Beware of additional Cost in Final Invoice

Size of builder will be irrelevant if you just sign a contract without getting it checked, your situation will apply big and small, you should of got a pre contract…

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Joker
Sep 22, 2018 2:49 am
building-expert
building-expert
21 September 2018

Owner Responsible for Any dmage or Theft After PCI

Owner Responsible for Any dmage or Theft After PCI

Builder is in possession and responsible until keys are handed over.

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building-expert
Sep 21, 2018 7:02 pm
building-expert
Anastasya
Anastasya
21 September 2018

Ringing sound throughout apartment will cause a mental break

Ringing sound throughout apartment will cause a mental break

Noise inside the apartment buildings and office buildings, in my opinion today is an actual problem. My friend ran into this problem when he rented an office. And the best…

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Anastasya
Sep 21, 2018 6:31 pm
Heidz_27
Heidz_27
21 September 2018

Diy fibreglass pool installation

Diy fibreglass pool installation

Hi guys My partner and I are looking into installing our own fibreglass pool in our yard (brisbane qld). Has anyone done this before and have any pointers or a step by…

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Heidz_27
Sep 21, 2018 11:47 am
Wellar
Wellar
20 September 2018

Any Glass painting ideas?

Any Glass painting ideas?

<!--td {border: 1px solid #ccc;}br {mso-data-placement:same-cell;}-->Any charming glass painting ideas ? Just installed new casement window residential…

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Wellar
Sep 20, 2018 9:20 pm
isabellamia
isabellamia
20 September 2018

Floor to ceiling bathroom tiles

Floor to ceiling bathroom tiles
1, 2, 3

You can use . These composed of polyester fiber material, which is also a strong sound absorption and noise reduction material. The reason why they absorb sound is mainly…

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isabellamia
Sep 20, 2018 7:30 pm

Hi Guys, I bought my house a year ago and only just noticed this. The side of the house is brick however the rest is sycon cladding. On one side there is a clear gap…

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millerl10
Sep 19, 2018 10:23 pm
estate
estate
19 September 2018

Are bedroom sizes important?

Are bedroom sizes important?
1 ... 4, 5, 6

To pick up from an old thread. I think kitchen size and good size family living areas sizes and not to excessive and at least 2 living areas in the house are more…

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estate
Sep 19, 2018 10:17 pm
Joker
Joker
19 September 2018

NEWPORT 275

NEWPORT 275

8 months to 12 months.

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Joker
Sep 19, 2018 7:40 pm
Oh_Coral
Oh_Coral
19 September 2018

Delete Account

Delete Account

How does one permanently delete homeone account if the Admin won’t remove it after several attempts of me requesting?!

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Oh_Coral
Sep 19, 2018 8:39 am

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