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diggi
diggi
19 June

Fridge Cavity

Fridge Cavity

Ha ha, made a mistake here once, gave the kitchen builder the fridge width and he made the cavity exactly that, needless to say we couldn't put our fridge there. Id say…

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diggi
Jun 19, 2018 10:16 am
san_riri
san_riri
18 June

Timber frame window - Upgrade

Timber frame window - Upgrade

Hi All, We're building the Lincoln 35 MKII with…

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san_riri
Jun 18, 2018 9:52 pm

Hi Keen on these tiles from Beaumonts but they are 150 wide i need 200mm Has anybody seen them somewhere in Sydney? I am talking about…

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Peter Bell
Jun 18, 2018 1:37 pm
colin1
colin1
18 June

Interior paint colour

Interior paint colour

We used Taubmans Windy Beach. NB If you look at the Taubmans website the colour is a lot darker than it dries out. Here is an article :

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colin1
Jun 18, 2018 9:55 am
colin1

Anyone used Colorbond Surfmist for roof choice?

Anyone used Colorbond Surfmist for roof choice?

Hi newbuild14 - what did you go with? Any photos! Love your colour scheme that you had - did you go with it?

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JessieGirl01
Jun 17, 2018 6:07 pm

Finding a tradesmen to build or do maintenance

Finding a tradesmen to build or do maintenance

Hi there, I'm doing a survey on how customers connect with tradesmen and what research they do to know more about them before they hire them for a job. It only takes 5…

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pjdcreative
Jun 16, 2018 7:33 pm

Hi, has anyone used the stone inspired scheme of di lorenzo with wisdom homes? Main floor

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KatDS
Jun 15, 2018 6:15 pm
Gaudi
Gaudi
14 June

Metricon Build - few upgrades advice

Metricon Build - few upgrades advice

Cost of adding LED downlight was similar for me with another building company Downlights in top floor where these is roof access may be cheaper to install later. Get a…

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Gaudi
Jun 14, 2018 5:49 pm
IamSAM
IamSAM
14 June

Introduction

Introduction

unlikely you will find much assistance on this particular forum. i suggest you connect with cleaning contractors in your area and learn on the job while you start with…

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IamSAM
Jun 14, 2018 2:43 pm
IamSAM

Cost for obtaining building permit

Cost for obtaining building permit

hI Yoyohv The cost of getting Plans, Engineering & Building drawings completed was also discussed here There is information, data and materials on a Composite Deck…

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StructuralBIMGuy
Jun 14, 2018 2:04 pm
StructuralBIMGuy

Advice on Fencing

Advice on Fencing

Thanks for the feedback

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splendid_12
Jun 14, 2018 12:59 pm
Xervish
Xervish
13 June

Security screens installers

Security screens installers

Hi all, I'm looking at getting some security screens installed for the new place (exciting times :)). I've done some searching on net for the main ones in the market…

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Xervish
Jun 13, 2018 8:47 am

Interim Occupation Certificate

Interim Occupation Certificate

Interim occupancy certificate is in reality a conditional permit subject to other items being completed. What does it say needs to be done?

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building-expert
Jun 13, 2018 6:28 am
building-expert

Hi everyone! So I’ve made the mistake of looking at too many colors for our exterior and…

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Ivy1
Jun 12, 2018 4:08 pm
Gloria55
Gloria55
12 June

Kithen - Part Renovation

Kithen - Part Renovation

if you choose to go with a cashy handyman, you may only get what you pay for, and what about the guarantee? If you care about your resale value, the kitchen needs to be…

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Gloria55
Jun 12, 2018 3:11 pm
Dbell
Dbell
12 June

Changing plans to an issued Complying Development Certificat

Changing plans to an issued Complying Development Certificat

Hi everyone, first time poster. We recently had a complying development certificate issued and now need to make some changes to the design and finish I have a builder…

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Dbell
Jun 12, 2018 1:58 pm
Fmadave
Fmadave
11 June

Is This Common Practice

Is This Common Practice

I'm not in Vic I'm using the builders

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Fmadave
Jun 11, 2018 9:15 pm
patprice
patprice
10 June

Builder Completion Time

Builder Completion Time

Thanks SBG. Too trusting! But unfortunately what is does do is create a caustic relationship with the builder and we now have a very formal bad communication. There have…

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patprice
Jun 10, 2018 7:57 pm

double storey - anyone replaced cladding with brick?

double storey - anyone replaced cladding with brick?

Thanks for your advice guys. I've been told that the balmoral is a different design and has more brickwork on the top floor as standard compared to…

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Flint1080p
Jun 09, 2018 7:29 pm
Tips
Tips
9 June

Corinthian RIM RIMP Translucent Doors

Corinthian RIM RIMP Translucent Doors

Hello folks Am planning to get few of these doors. These doors are glass panel surrounded by timber/MDF frame. For those who’ve similar doors with translucent glass…

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Tips
Jun 09, 2018 12:46 pm
Mr_Ed
Mr_Ed
8 June

Ubiquiti CCTV Cameras

Ubiquiti CCTV Cameras

Is the resolution good and does the motion detection work well?

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Mr_Ed
Jun 08, 2018 6:28 pm
TashPaul
TashPaul
8 June

If you had to pull of country/hamptons but needed to use bri

If you had to pull of country/hamptons but needed to use bri

I'm not a huge fan of render either. I like tiles as a feature, especially ones with texture, or that stacked stone stuff. Sorry I can't be of more help. Good luck :)

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TashPaul
Jun 08, 2018 2:12 pm
TashPaul

360 Degrees Property Inspections carry out building and pest inspections to both residential and commercial property buyers throughout Melbourne. Our team of skilled…

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DegreesProperty
Jun 07, 2018 6:58 pm
DegreesProperty

London inferno

London inferno
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Architects should be retained from project start to finish but all to often they are only used to get planning and building permit approvals. After that builders and…

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building-expert
Jun 07, 2018 4:46 pm
building-expert

STAGE 2

STAGE 2

This goes on all the time, Be it a block of land, building contract, whatever you aren't safe from price increases until you've made a start? ie slab down at least

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StructuralBIMGuy
Jun 07, 2018 1:08 pm
StructuralBIMGuy
ben888
ben888
7 June

entrance

entrance

As with a lot of these things, it comes down to personal choice, and if you are living in the house, I wouldn't change something simply because of what someone might think…

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ben888
Jun 07, 2018 9:51 am
ben888

Cut and fill slopy land

Cut and fill slopy land

Luji There's a heap (get it) of information you haven't provided, eg Builder/OB?, House design?, Planning regulations/Height, Retaining/options and most important of all…

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StructuralBIMGuy
Jun 07, 2018 8:13 am
StructuralBIMGuy

That's not that big of a problem, you can always move the gutter like in this on that side

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Carpentacular
Jun 06, 2018 7:08 pm

Should I Hire a 3rd party Building Inspector for Final Inspe

Should I Hire a 3rd party Building Inspector for Final Inspe

I would definitely have a recommended private inspector go to visit with you. Worth every cent but that's my opinion and experience. Sorry I'm not familiar with plantation.

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BrownDog77
Jun 05, 2018 9:46 pm
jabbriel
jabbriel
5 June

Ranshe Builders

Ranshe Builders

Hi did you end up building with Ransche and how did you find them

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jabbriel
Jun 05, 2018 7:09 pm
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bank
Jun 05, 2018 10:05 am
bank

Calleya BAL Requirements

Calleya BAL Requirements

A fire station or route near your house ....That's funny tho not for you

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StructuralBIMGuy
Jun 04, 2018 8:20 am
StructuralBIMGuy

My little DIY irrigation system

My little DIY irrigation system

After lot of time I publish a post. In this video I install my first DIY irrigation system. I hope it helps you. _isFr1pn1ek

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Cyberminusie
Jun 04, 2018 5:39 am
Cyberminusie

I’m so glad I dug up this to post a picture that has made me changed my mind about composite. Thanks saint mike. Haven’t laughed so much for a while about my deck…

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Gaudi
Jun 03, 2018 11:33 pm

Any skip bin hire companies to recommend?

Any skip bin hire companies to recommend?

We need around 15 6m3 Skips over the course of 6 months in Clovelly. Anyone have any recommendations?

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william2009
Jun 02, 2018 6:52 pm

Shale Grey vs Surfmist

Shale Grey vs Surfmist

Hi there. We are about to build and love ur colour choices. Are the bricks around your garage pewter?

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scottyprov
Jun 02, 2018 5:07 pm
Gaudi
Gaudi
1 June

Waterproofing balcony question

Waterproofing balcony question
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Do you have a floor waste in the tiles on balcony? Just wondering if floor wastes would assist at all with water clearing? Likely a naive question.

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Gaudi
Jun 01, 2018 4:07 am

Quiet Step underlay or Regupol cork underlay

Quiet Step underlay or Regupol cork underlay

thank you alex. The joists and particle boards have been laid already so may not be further flexibility to add anything more. I might just go with quiet step then…

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crazysafari
May 31, 2018 11:04 pm
crazysafari

Starting new build from scratch. Mernda Sloping land

Starting new build from scratch. Mernda Sloping land

Hi, the house will be east facing, with minimal windows on the north side. we have decided to use double glazing in commercial frames. Hoping the house will be extremely…

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its.just.sharon
May 31, 2018 10:21 pm

Water Use During Build

Water Use During Build

Hey Sethor Careless Brick Trades are well renowned for leaving taps running

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StructuralBIMGuy
May 31, 2018 12:03 pm
StructuralBIMGuy
Banyan27
Banyan27
29 May

Aquarevo Lyndhurst

Aquarevo Lyndhurst

Aquarevo -the new estate under construction in Lyndhurst. If…

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Banyan27
May 29, 2018 11:31 pm
Gaudi
Gaudi
28 May

Questions regarding building quality of new home

Questions regarding building quality of new home

Building is like a box of chocolates Never know what you are going to get... even with the same builder - different trades and different supervisors on site (or meant or…

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Gaudi
May 28, 2018 12:05 am
MrSingh
MrSingh
27 May

Buliding with Mirvac Bromely 220

Buliding with Mirvac Bromely 220

I would love to know if anyone buliding in Schofield with Mirvac? What is your journey so far? What are the worghy upgrades have you chosen? Any suggestions or ideas? I…

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MrSingh
May 27, 2018 3:31 pm
ddarroch
ddarroch
27 May

Too many windows?

Too many windows?

Personally, I do think it does look overglazed. But even worse is the fact that these windows face S & W. The two worst aspects for windows. Western windows are…

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ddarroch
May 27, 2018 2:37 pm
Ray58674
Ray58674
27 May

Buying a Villa in schofields

Buying a Villa in schofields

Hi there, We have liked one off the plan villa (3bed,2bath,1garage).. I don’t like duplex for some reason...Dont know why:-)..size is not too bad... 160sqm+ builds up…

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Ray58674
May 27, 2018 12:04 am
vDutch
vDutch
25 May

Filling in under slab ductwork

Filling in under slab ductwork

G'day everyone, I have recently installed ducted r/c in my late 70's house. The old gas ducted was costing a fortune. Now that the old gas system is redundant, have…

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vDutch
May 25, 2018 10:02 pm
bank
bank
25 May

Boundary fences - cost per metre?

Boundary fences - cost per metre?

$50 does sound cheap. All our quotes for only 1800mm high were around $60/m. I'd be asking if they have seen this persons work, and getting another quote in the hope of…

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bank
May 25, 2018 11:22 am
bank
bank
bank
25 May

Space Estimates

Space Estimates

It can be done, we have butlers/kitchen/dining/family in a line with an internal space of 11.8x5.4m. I feel our width is plenty wide enough (no laundry and only a 8 seat…

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bank
May 25, 2018 11:13 am
bank

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