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Saint Mike
Saint Mike
16 April

When would the warranty of heating system start counting?

When would the warranty of heating system start counting?

Warranty is normally from date f purchase isn't it ? BUT - ACCC gives you certain rights above and beyond the "warranty". Which do work. If you have need of them do not…

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Saint Mike
Apr 16, 2018 4:35 pm
Saint Mike
rish16
rish16
14 April

Anyone building Capri 25 with Coral Homes?

Anyone building Capri 25 with Coral Homes?

Awesome! Thank you so much. I paid initial deposit in Nov17 and land registration is getting delayed and they are telling that land will register in june 2018. My…

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rish16
Apr 14, 2018 5:13 pm
Gaudi
Gaudi
14 April

Smart ideas!

Smart ideas!

Brilliant ideas My head is spinning. Wish I had a creative bone in my body

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Gaudi
Apr 14, 2018 3:26 pm
Gaudi
Gaudi
14 April

Painting of Dulux Acrashield

Painting of Dulux Acrashield

Hi Plenty of questions, I’d highly recommend you call the dulux acratex technical support number. I have a friend that works for dulux in research. Good to get…

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Gaudi
Apr 14, 2018 2:23 pm
Aitch
Aitch
14 April

What type of flooring is this

What type of flooring is this

Pick an inconspicuous spot and chip at the edge of one of those ridges (chisel or similar), taking a tiny chip out will show you if its real slate or not.

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Aitch
Apr 14, 2018 1:00 pm
hutch
hutch
13 April

Stage 41

Stage 41

Hi All Can someone please help me with the update for the stage 41 registration date. Thanks Paul

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hutch
Apr 13, 2018 2:14 pm

Modular Prefab Homes ?

Modular Prefab Homes ?

There are pros and cons in building Modular Homes. Here are some to name a few https://blog.anchorhomes.com.au/modular ... inclusions

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AustralianHere
Apr 12, 2018 3:55 pm

Its a stormwater pipe. We did our own landscape previously so they had left the pipe like that for us to cut down. Just turf it first (or whatever you want in that…

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_sallz
Apr 11, 2018 9:17 pm
_sallz
hutch
hutch
11 April

Stage 41 registration

Stage 41 registration

Hi All Can someone please help me with the update for the stage 41 release registration. Thanks in advance Paul

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hutch
Apr 11, 2018 8:21 pm

Deck replacement

Deck replacement

lala682 Photos help..BTW you are not responsible for general Wear & Tear

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StructuralBIMGuy
Apr 11, 2018 6:24 pm
StructuralBIMGuy
justgo
justgo
11 April

top soil removal

top soil removal

hi my land to remove top soil around 100 tons. any needs txt me 0411355053

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justgo
Apr 11, 2018 2:46 pm

Building a duplex in Thornlie

Building a duplex in Thornlie

Hi; I am a first home buyer and planning to build a…

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faisalmech330
Apr 11, 2018 2:45 pm
Agent_009
Agent_009
11 April

Scarborough Weatherboards vs James Hardie Scyon Linear

Scarborough Weatherboards vs James Hardie Scyon Linear

As per the topic title, we need to make a choice between these two. Which one should we go for and why?? Thanks!!!!!!!!!!

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Agent_009
Apr 11, 2018 9:32 am
Agent_009
Old Bloke
Old Bloke
10 April

NEWPORT 275 - FAIRHAVEN HOMES

NEWPORT 275 - FAIRHAVEN HOMES

Use the search function - there are a couple of Newport 275 blogs on this site.

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Old Bloke
Apr 10, 2018 7:20 pm
MRSK
MRSK
10 April

55 Tahmoor Rd, Tahmoor (Patcha Developments)

55 Tahmoor Rd, Tahmoor (Patcha Developments)

Hi There, Has anyone purchased land through Patcha Developments in stage #1 Tahmoor?

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MRSK
Apr 10, 2018 11:57 am

Difference between slabs

Difference between slabs

You will need to put up the test results soil profile, Bore logs, bearing capacities,etc,etc also read this "Forearmed is Forewarned"

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StructuralBIMGuy
Apr 10, 2018 8:57 am
StructuralBIMGuy
Jamster
Jamster
8 April

Metricon Liberty 38/42 question?

Metricon Liberty 38/42 question?

Hi guys, new to the forum. Have been doing a heap of research on cost, but could anybody be so kind to provide me with an approximate cost to this house with the Classique…

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Jamster
Apr 08, 2018 9:34 pm

Large builder vs small builder or design firm

Large builder vs small builder or design firm

Ahills Here are some of the issues with builders doing the designs 1.Unfortunately, If The builder does the design he locks up copyright, so you won't be able to get…

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StructuralBIMGuy
Apr 08, 2018 8:02 pm
StructuralBIMGuy
Rocchet
Rocchet
8 April

Advice - 90 day maintenance period

Advice - 90 day maintenance period

I believe that if there are things that have been damaged by someone (rather than a fault) and they weren’t picked up at pci it’s impossible to prove that you…

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Rocchet
Apr 08, 2018 8:36 am

These days, many people want their homes to be much insulated. This has a great base: money. You do not have to spend a lot of money on the energy bill.…

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viveka
Apr 04, 2018 5:33 pm
bank
bank
4 April

How long do the estate's "design guidelines" apply?

How long do the estate's "design guidelines" apply?

Ours are ten years, but there was no penalty outlined so I'm not sure what they could do. We'll be planting our tree as far from the house as possible.

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bank
Apr 04, 2018 2:22 pm
bank
Sasteven
Sasteven
4 April

Problem with finishing

Problem with finishing

What I am really looking for is how to finish the side of the stairs and cover up the dirt - want it to look like finished. Any suggestions??

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Sasteven
Apr 04, 2018 11:03 am
jani
jani
3 April

live chat agents

live chat agents

A link that says, ‘chat with us now’ in professional email signatures, gives the customers an option for instant messaging whenever they have any…

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jani
Apr 03, 2018 4:08 pm
Saint Mike
Saint Mike
3 April

Sound proof Sewer pipes in double storey homes

Sound proof Sewer pipes in double storey homes

Yeah ! I'm not saying you don't do this or that it's not worth a long thought. My point is - you should also look at the position of the toilets. I'm not arguing…

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Saint Mike
Apr 03, 2018 2:16 pm
Saint Mike

Load Bearing Posts??

Load Bearing Posts??

I wouldn't stress (excuse the pun) too much if you can't locate the original engineering details Your engineer should advise you of the best way to replace the…

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StructuralBIMGuy
Apr 03, 2018 12:02 pm
StructuralBIMGuy
Alte
Alte
2 April

Allworth homes upgrade kitchen

Allworth homes upgrade kitchen

Hi I was wanting to know if anyone has used Allworth homes and have upgraded kitchen bench top to caeserstone supernatural, from their caesarsgone benchtopa doesn't look…

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Alte
Apr 02, 2018 9:05 pm

Hey guys, We have these odd window moldings on the exterior of our house (refer to attached pics). Would love your opinion and advice on what we can do to replace these,…

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wayno
Apr 02, 2018 5:58 pm
samanthac
samanthac
2 April

JGking Colour Selection

JGking Colour Selection

Has anyone on here been to the warehouse to select their colours when building with JGking? If so where about's is it located. Thinking of going before signing any…

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samanthac
Apr 02, 2018 5:42 pm
colin1
colin1
2 April

Garage Floor Painting

Garage Floor Painting

Would love to use these but just worked out I would need over 200 tiles, thus would cost nearly 2 grand to do the floor. After building a new house that is just not in the budget.

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colin1
Apr 02, 2018 2:19 pm
colin1
amateur69
amateur69
2 April

Tile Adhesive remover

Tile Adhesive remover

Hi all, just wondering what is the best and quickest way to remove tile adhesive once you have lifted the old tiles off? Don't want to chip away at it with a scraper. Is…

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amateur69
Apr 02, 2018 11:38 am
subhavaastu
subhavaastu
29 March

Best Vastu Tips and Suggestion for House

Best Vastu Tips and Suggestion for House

House Vastu is very important place for all the effects of our day to day activities. Some residents may get some feelings that if changes made to the home for one room…

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subhavaastu
Mar 29, 2018 5:56 pm
gillybean
gillybean
29 March

Questions re painting the bathroom ceiling

Questions re painting the bathroom ceiling

A simple Google search shows a litre of paint will cover about 15m2, your area is about 6.7m2, so about 2 litres of paint required. As far as the quotes go, they seem…

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gillybean
Mar 29, 2018 10:13 am
gillybean

Its BLE5ED see attached. Here it is on at my place. Hope this helps.

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BL35ED
Mar 28, 2018 8:35 pm
coref1
coref1
28 March

Internet at Macarthur Heights

Internet at Macarthur Heights

I'm interested in the answer to that as well as i hope to start building there soon. It should be good as it is fibre to the premises. I'm currently in Leumeah and also…

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coref1
Mar 28, 2018 11:27 am
Saint Mike
Saint Mike
28 March

Color/Electrical selection after contract sign

Color/Electrical selection after contract sign

I think we did it this way - we had our "limits" but could go over - and pay. Best thing we ever did was go for bigger toilets. They were proposing these skinny things…

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Saint Mike
Mar 28, 2018 10:16 am
Saint Mike
Saint Mike
Saint Mike
28 March

Colourbond gate

Colourbond gate

We have slats - horizontal - (sort of brownish colour) - looks good. BUT - it has a black surround (ie frame). Makes it all stand out quite well. Also a good lock.

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Saint Mike
Mar 28, 2018 10:12 am
Saint Mike
Saint Mike
Saint Mike
28 March

TV Antenna Supply and Install

TV Antenna Supply and Install

I'd also ask neighbours and look around for what you like. They are not all the same.

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Saint Mike
Mar 28, 2018 10:01 am
Saint Mike
Saint Mike
Saint Mike
28 March

Pls check images - does it look like there is a leak?

Pls check images - does it look like there is a leak?

MM would be best - but I left some paper around what I thought was a leak - turned out to be a loose fitting. Once I'd tightened it properly it was good. Never done…

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Saint Mike
Mar 28, 2018 9:59 am
Saint Mike

Building Defects

Building Defects

You are better trying to identify and fix the problem first than turn it into a lawyers picnic

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StructuralBIMGuy
Mar 27, 2018 6:37 am
StructuralBIMGuy

Been a while posting, have had some really good progress with the house and some not so good progress with some issues that need to be fixed.…

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Samjay22
Mar 24, 2018 7:00 am
Samjay22
k3nnis
k3nnis
22 March

Shadowline Cornices

Shadowline Cornices

Thanks. Would like to see some pictures of the finished product by a project home builder.

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k3nnis
Mar 22, 2018 3:33 pm
CorinneB
CorinneB
21 March

Builder recommendations in Northern Melbourne

Builder recommendations in Northern Melbourne

Hi I can recommend our builder We have been super happy with the entire process from planning, pricing, contracts and construction. Darren has been a great person to deal…

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CorinneB
Mar 21, 2018 5:47 pm
Ben1976
Ben1976
19 March

Insurance while building

Insurance while building

The builder needs to have a Contract Works Insurance Policy in place covering Public Liability and Material Damage. When you have a certificate of occupancy you can then…

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Ben1976
Mar 19, 2018 3:34 pm
megg
megg
19 March

Price of security crimsafe or similar flyscreens

Price of security crimsafe or similar flyscreens

Thanks, I'll give them a call. Hopefully they travel as I live in Gippsland.

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megg
Mar 19, 2018 10:14 am
megg
parlayman
parlayman
19 March

Marsden Park Rail Link Petition

Marsden Park Rail Link Petition

I just signed the petition, “Andrew Constance (NSW Minister for Transport and Infrastructure): Build the Marsden Park rail…

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parlayman
Mar 19, 2018 8:52 am

Insulating 3 car garage/shed

Insulating 3 car garage/shed

Hi m4cc4s Thanks for the Photos I recommend you insulate the walls & ceiling Batten (600crts) out the frame and put up plasterboard? Here's a quick breakdown of…

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StructuralBIMGuy
Mar 18, 2018 7:58 pm
StructuralBIMGuy

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