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Berek
Berek
9 January

Mortgage brokers: Home loans

Mortgage brokers: Home loans

Broker for sure over internet middlemen. A good one will walk you through the options and should show you what the figures will be.

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Berek
Jan 09, 2021 8:02 pm
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Ashryar
Jan 09, 2021 8:28 am
Stewie D
Stewie D
8 January

wainscoting wall panel boards

wainscoting wall panel boards

The face of MDF is pretty smooth but so can gyprock if it is sanded and painted well. You will spend a lot more time filling and sanding the beading, crown mould and…

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Stewie D
Jan 08, 2021 8:01 am
SaveH2O
SaveH2O
7 January

drainage question

drainage question

And no one advised to simply fit a leaf diverter?

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SaveH2O
Jan 07, 2021 11:09 am
SaveH2O
aussieta
aussieta
7 January

Gutters

Gutters

depends my last house only a few trees, once per year cleaning this house every 3 months as lots of trees

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aussieta
Jan 07, 2021 8:08 am
aussieta
Hailarious
Hailarious
6 January

Material question

Material question

Thank you guys.

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Hailarious
Jan 06, 2021 12:00 pm
aussieta
aussieta
6 January

Weatherboard rot

Weatherboard rot

dont do this any water that does get behind needs to be able to drain out could you link to these posts as have never heard of doing this

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aussieta
Jan 06, 2021 11:51 am
aussieta
theRealDeal
theRealDeal
5 January

Planters on sandstone wall

Planters on sandstone wall

I have an 800mm high sandstone wall and I'm wondering what sort of weight the stones can handle without compromising their integrity? I'm looking to put on planters but…

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theRealDeal
Jan 05, 2021 10:32 pm
Berek
Berek
5 January

Would these land cost a lot to build on?

Would these land cost a lot to build on?

Looks reasonably flat on google maps. The houses in that area seem normal.

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Berek
Jan 05, 2021 8:56 pm
Antrimgirl
Antrimgirl
5 January

Excess Water around my pool

Excess Water around my pool

Hi ...just recently I have been getting excess water at the top left hand corner on the paving around my pool ..I have a neighbour directly behind me with a pool ..the…

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Antrimgirl
Jan 05, 2021 8:27 pm
megabyte
megabyte
5 January

Power lines

Power lines

Does anyone know how to find out the power voltage of the lines that go over Gledswood Hills?

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megabyte
Jan 05, 2021 12:25 pm

Hi All, I'm looking for some feedback on a possible solution for my balcony drainage issue. I have a newly built 2-storey house with a balcony on level 1 facing the…

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MichaC
Jan 04, 2021 8:25 pm
krysta
krysta
4 January

Doreen

Doreen

I've decided on Henley because of the floorplan and quality which seemed better than most, but haven't got site costs as I'm still waiting for soil test and surveys.…

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krysta
Jan 04, 2021 5:42 pm
PS5
PS5
4 January

Site Cost - Woodlea

Site Cost - Woodlea

Hi Guys , New to the forum here ! I have secured land in Woodlea ( Stage 45 , Title due in June ) . Wondering how much are the site costs for Boutique / Carlisle ? We…

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PS5
Jan 04, 2021 10:03 am
Splashers
Splashers
3 January

Obstructed Powder Room Doorway

Obstructed Powder Room Doorway

The drawings you have been given from the builder should be to scale, check scale n measure with ruler to determine placement. If the door doesn't open fully than it is…

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Splashers
Jan 03, 2021 11:07 pm
Splashers
SaveH2O
SaveH2O
3 January

Which Builder

Which Builder

Yet another industry prime for disruption.

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SaveH2O
Jan 03, 2021 8:43 pm
SaveH2O
aussieta
aussieta
3 January

Farm Zone Building Permit approval

Farm Zone Building Permit approval

many years ago a workmate applied for primary producer tax rate because he kept 2 sheep on his property so look into the laws as usual they are bs

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aussieta
Jan 03, 2021 3:48 pm
aussieta
Holly72
Holly72
3 January

Midland Silverbirch

Midland Silverbirch

Hi all, I am new to this forum and hoping I'm posting correctly! Our prestart is just around the corner and we haven't even decided on final brick colour never lone…

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Holly72
Jan 03, 2021 11:18 am
Harts
Harts
2 January

What is slab heave ?

What is slab heave ?

Hi Adman, sorry to hear of the issues you are having with your home and the builder, who looks like he is playing 'the blame game', which is exactly what my builder and…

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Harts
Jan 02, 2021 2:46 pm
Adman
Adman
2 January

Slab heave nightmare. I don't know what to do- please help!

Slab heave nightmare. I don't know what to do- please help!

Thank you for your response H20. I appreciate you taking the time. I recently paid $3500 for my own engineering report and I am still waiting on receiving this. The…

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Adman
Jan 02, 2021 1:28 pm
a_minnie
a_minnie
2 January

plasterboard vs Durra panels for internal walls

plasterboard vs Durra panels for internal walls

Bump... did you end up using the durra panels? I'm considering them for my build and would love to know how you found them?

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a_minnie
Jan 02, 2021 9:20 am
a_minnie
LandAndHome
LandAndHome
1 January

Neighbour Drilled into our Garage Wall

Neighbour Drilled into our Garage Wall

Thank you Althom! That's so nice of you.

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LandAndHome
Jan 01, 2021 12:36 pm
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chippy
Jan 01, 2021 12:00 am
chippy

Confused as to where we position the TV in the alfresco. Do we opt for a fixed place and work around it or do we place tv on trolley so it can be moved to watch from…

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Kate_s
Dec 31, 2020 12:31 pm
CD12JD
CD12JD
31 December 2020

Taubmans Light Grey Wall Colours?

Taubmans Light Grey Wall Colours?

marble mist

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CD12JD
Dec 31, 2020 4:05 am
CD12JD
McM_17
McM_17
30 December 2020

Regency Homes - Kirwan Qld

Regency Homes - Kirwan Qld

And Belair Homes & integral building solutions

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McM_17
Dec 30, 2020 10:47 pm
world2160
world2160
30 December 2020

Glass fence over looking backyard

Glass fence over looking backyard

What about growing some bamboos from pots? they grow like grass so you will have full 6m height in less than 1.5 year

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world2160
Dec 30, 2020 11:29 am
Berek
Berek
29 December 2020

Help! Old roof repair has come back to haunt us!

Help! Old roof repair has come back to haunt us!

Sounds to me you’re going to have to wear it unfortunately. 14 years ago would be the time to ask for engineering plans and permits. Could you try your home insurance?…

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Berek
Dec 29, 2020 9:12 pm
SaveH2O
SaveH2O
29 December 2020

Help needed standing water on stormwater curb to the street

Help needed standing water on stormwater curb to the street

The standing water depends on the height of the pipe's invert but the photos show that it is also draining silt. The silt build up needs to be regularly checked and…

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SaveH2O
Dec 29, 2020 8:22 pm
SaveH2O
Blacktea2sugars
Blacktea2sugars
29 December 2020

Retaining wall 600mm high close to boundry

Retaining wall 600mm high close to boundry

Double check with your council. We have ret walks on 2 boundaries to the rear as we had to cross a 10.6 datum. Drainage was our issue. Your council website will be…

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Blacktea2sugars
Dec 29, 2020 8:03 pm
Blacktea2sugars
Pfeiff
Pfeiff
28 December 2020

Australian Native Fernery Plants

Australian Native Fernery Plants

Hi, new member here, I am in the planning stages of creating a fernery down the side of our new house & am wanting to use Australian native plants suitable for full…

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Pfeiff
Dec 28, 2020 10:10 pm
Sundayone
Sundayone
27 December 2020

Portofino

Portofino

Hi there, Wondering if anyone is building the Portofino and how it’s going. Many thanks

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Sundayone
Dec 27, 2020 4:13 pm
Mining Man
Mining Man
27 December 2020

Help with exterior colors please

Help with exterior colors please

Leave the portico as is; it's a nice contrast with the cladding and bricks, and ties to the roof really nicely. It's the black door that could change the overall look,…

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Mining Man
Dec 27, 2020 3:49 pm
ddarroch
ddarroch
27 December 2020

Alternatives to decreasing window size

Alternatives to decreasing window size

How far along in the planning process are you Kelsey? The most important thing to do when planning a home is to orientate or correctly. That is, locate living areas (&…

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ddarroch
Dec 27, 2020 11:17 am
waterproof
waterproof
27 December 2020

Concrete slab without plumbing and drainage

Concrete slab without plumbing and drainage

I am wondering if it would be possible to put a slab down without any underslab plumbing/drainage? My understanding is it is just bathroom and Laundry that require…

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waterproof
Dec 27, 2020 11:00 am
zyaree
zyaree
27 December 2020

Complying development approval help please

Complying development approval help please

Hi Rhetti, Thank you so much for your reply and apologies for the incomplete information. It's residential zone in Sydney south west area and family room area was…

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zyaree
Dec 27, 2020 9:09 am

Hi Chippy, thank you for the information. Now I understand that - If the roof sheets under the ridge caps had sufficient length and turned up properly up-to the cap,…

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rajesh
Dec 25, 2020 1:05 pm
MAtty2020
MAtty2020
23 December 2020

start up building materials business

start up building materials business

yes that's possible and reasonable.

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MAtty2020
Dec 23, 2020 5:28 pm
Stewie D
Stewie D
23 December 2020

Bored Pier cost

Bored Pier cost

MBX3, keymans quote was without the slab ..."The cost for excavation, soil removal and extra concrete came to $16.5k. So approximately $350 per pier for us." Yours…

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Stewie D
Dec 23, 2020 3:01 pm
CD12JD
CD12JD
22 December 2020

help needed for facade color selection

help needed for facade color selection

this is a lovely facade and color combo, i would stick with that does metricon use dulux or taubmans?

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CD12JD
Dec 22, 2020 2:53 pm
CD12JD
GaryW
GaryW
22 December 2020

Neighbours garage on boundary? + retaining dispute

Neighbours garage on boundary? + retaining dispute

Have called the council and they have confirmed the neighbours garage was built on the boundary

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GaryW
Dec 22, 2020 2:16 pm
Revinator
Revinator
22 December 2020

Things not included in builders price

Things not included in builders price

I always love how they tile just up to 2000 or 2100 just to save a few bucks. I mean come on, seriously.

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Revinator
Dec 22, 2020 2:06 pm
Revinator
Robbris
Robbris
22 December 2020

Controlling weeds in Empire zoysia

Controlling weeds in Empire zoysia

Hi All Had an Empire Zoysia lawn down about 3 months. Very pleased with it except in areas I seem to have crowsfoot developing. I'm unsure of which herbicides I can use…

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Robbris
Dec 22, 2020 11:00 am
DanC
DanC
22 December 2020

knockdown rebuild and when to do it

knockdown rebuild and when to do it

To me it is all a matter of sums regardless of it’s age, my opinion. I would factor in: Can the building be sold off/moved. How much to renovate to get something…

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DanC
Dec 22, 2020 12:10 am
Newhouse12
Newhouse12
21 December 2020

Austral land valuation torrens homes

Austral land valuation torrens homes

Hi all! I would love some advise and help if anyone had previous experience!!! We have recently purchased a terrace home in austral and its set to finish build April emxt…

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Newhouse12
Dec 21, 2020 11:11 pm
Legendary
Legendary
18 December 2020

Polystyrene foam EPS panels.

Polystyrene foam EPS panels.

This is a very interesting publication by the VBA and surely there will be enormous pressure to expand this to Class 1 buildings now that these test results have been…

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Legendary
Dec 18, 2020 3:23 pm
SaveH2O
SaveH2O
17 December 2020

Neighbours hot water solar panel

Neighbours hot water solar panel

Particularly if you don't know what you are talking about. I'm told that a lot of spammers are SEO geeks who seek out large reputable websites like HomeOne as back links.

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SaveH2O
Dec 17, 2020 10:56 pm
SaveH2O
oramadesign
oramadesign
15 December 2020

Deck and Pergola Permit Confusion

Deck and Pergola Permit Confusion

Hi there, I was just browsing the forum and I saw your queries. I will try to explain with simple words. 1. What is exactly Pergola? Can't it have any kind of roof…

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oramadesign
Dec 15, 2020 11:17 am
oramadesign

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