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Saint Mike
Saint Mike
13 July

Retaining wall issue with my neighbour....

Retaining wall issue with my neighbour....

I certainly wouldn't be rushed into anything because of a letter - or threats in it. Were your "discussions" in writing - do you have emails etc ? These things happen -…

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Saint Mike
Jul 13, 2018 11:36 am
Saint Mike

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Mega Hire
Jul 13, 2018 2:49 am
Mega Hire
SaveH2O
SaveH2O
12 July

Built time

Built time

The answer to the Ultimate Question of Life, the Universe and Everything is 42. Douglas Adams.

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SaveH2O
Jul 12, 2018 4:58 am
SaveH2O

Cosmic Aura Splashback McDonald Jones Homes Oak Flats NSW

Cosmic Aura Splashback McDonald Jones Homes Oak Flats NSW

Hi Jemma, I actually think I may have the same issue as you. My colour scheme is greys/white and thought I had picked a light grey splashback. The one supplied looks more…

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Anne.agland
Jul 11, 2018 11:54 pm
philbert83
philbert83
10 July

pet door

pet door

As an update, we swapped the 'win21' door for Corinthian's 'Backdoor No.6' which is stained wood on the bottom and glass on the top. I hope that this will be easier to cut…

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philbert83
Jul 10, 2018 11:30 pm

Hello, Quick question, when a slab has been trimmed back, should it be sealed? We had a few sections of the slab that protruded outside of the frame, some sections have…

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Ezza78
Jul 10, 2018 2:16 pm
reaver
reaver
10 July

Knockdown Rebuild

Knockdown Rebuild

You also need to consider that volume builders have a maximum fall that they can build on. I think it is a maximum of maybe 2 to 3 meters. Any higher than that then the…

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reaver
Jul 10, 2018 9:25 am
reaver
Ambam
Ambam
9 July

Modular/Prefab Builders in Sydney

Modular/Prefab Builders in Sydney

Hi lincolnsydney, any follow up with Broadworth homes? Thanks Amy

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Ambam
Jul 09, 2018 2:59 pm
Noddy65
Noddy65
8 July

Cool room panel question

Cool room panel question

I want to install a cool room panel wall between two brick walls (basically enclosing an alcove to make a store room outside). The space is 3100 high and the panels come…

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Noddy65
Jul 08, 2018 3:37 pm

Bit of a time waster, but....

Bit of a time waster, but....

Display homes & Fake Interiors Renderings are now build within hours by computers Unfortunately the Engineering & Costings are not always accurate always ask for Data and…

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StructuralBIMGuy
Jul 08, 2018 9:34 am
StructuralBIMGuy

Overflow pipe too short

Overflow pipe too short

I'd have bought a complete hose - but an extension should be OK. I just don't like additional "joins" - potential "leak" points. :)

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Saint Mike
Jul 07, 2018 12:00 pm
Saint Mike
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Saint Mike
Jul 07, 2018 11:57 am
Saint Mike
Kylie15
Kylie15
6 July

Attached granny flat with new build

Attached granny flat with new build

Hi, we are planning our build and would like to incorporate an attached (under the same roof) granny flat to rent out in the short term and house family in down the track…

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Kylie15
Jul 06, 2018 12:13 pm
aussieta
aussieta
5 July

Fencing issue with my neighbor

Fencing issue with my neighbor

i have the same issue and am just paying the whole amount and placing new fence just inside existing wire fence

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aussieta
Jul 05, 2018 6:50 pm
aussieta

House and land packages costs..?

House and land packages costs..?

Depending on the soil report and your inclusions and upgrades, you could do it.

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bestspecials
Jul 04, 2018 8:40 am
bestspecials

Tribeca Homes Sydney north west area

Tribeca Homes Sydney north west area

Hi everyone, We will soon be starting our construction with Tribeca Homes, and building as first time home buyers in North West Sydney, however, we haven’t been able to…

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building_tribecahome
Jul 03, 2018 8:41 pm

Building with Allworth-cdc approval

Building with Allworth-cdc approval

Hi everyone, We are building the Harmony guest Entertainer and I was wondering if anyone could tell me roughly how long it took to get approval through, we signed off on…

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secondtimeround
Jul 03, 2018 8:38 pm
Possums
Possums
3 July

Paint colours

Paint colours

The important bits are the RGB values and the LRV value. These determine what shade and how deep the colour is. Dulux Tranquil Retreat is…

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Possums
Jul 03, 2018 6:39 pm
alexp79
alexp79
2 July

Site Works and Preliminary Cost Estimates

Site Works and Preliminary Cost Estimates

Lol, cost of concrete itself creates a small difference. E.g. if you have 30 m3 of concrete in your slab and you pay $300 per m3 (which is on a very high side in NSW),…

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alexp79
Jul 02, 2018 2:14 pm
Zoe7117
Zoe7117
1 July

Santorini 23

Santorini 23

Coral homes Santorini 23

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Zoe7117
Jul 01, 2018 7:18 pm
oldchippy
oldchippy
1 July

Side gate - dynabolt or chemset?

Side gate - dynabolt or chemset?

10mm anchor screws will hold better in hollow bricks. Bore a hole half way through the post large enough to fit a socket. buy some 100mmx10mm anchor bolts so 50mm is in…

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oldchippy
Jul 01, 2018 10:41 am
Gaudi
Gaudi
30 June

Municipal Building surveyor or private

Municipal Building surveyor or private
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With only a warning letter being the case makes even more sense why my builder (a term I use loosely as the registered builder was never on site during my build) was so…

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Gaudi
Jun 30, 2018 9:24 pm
lokster
lokster
30 June

Recommend good smaller builders in melbourne

Recommend good smaller builders in melbourne

HI there, How was your build process, we are looking at Makro also now. Cheers Lokster

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lokster
Jun 30, 2018 7:37 pm

Inclement weather delay claim

Inclement weather delay claim

Read your contract, there is already allowance for inclement weather. Builder would have to prove that inclement weather was greater than allowed in the contract and that…

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building-expert
Jun 29, 2018 8:43 am
building-expert
alexp79
alexp79
27 June

Metal Roof Tiles

Metal Roof Tiles

Hi, Has anyone been using Metal Roof Tiles for their builds, e.g. similar to http://www.met-tile.com.au/? They look so much better than galvanized Colorbond roofs. …

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alexp79
Jun 27, 2018 7:17 pm
Ivy1
Ivy1
27 June

Painting external brick house

Painting external brick house

Thank you so much I’ll be checking that out this weekend!

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Ivy1
Jun 27, 2018 4:10 pm
MandM+4
MandM+4
27 June

Building with Wisdom Homes - Re tender

Building with Wisdom Homes - Re tender

Yes you can make structural changes until you sign the contract, after that you get charged a fee to redraw the plans.

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MandM+4
Jun 27, 2018 3:41 pm

bitumen supplier in Adelaide

bitumen supplier in Adelaide

I'm looking for a place to do a bitumen driveway: any recommendations? thanks

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cooperplace
Jun 25, 2018 8:16 pm
Jace2004
Jace2004
25 June

Clean fill wanted Perth

Clean fill wanted Perth

Hi there are you still chasing fill

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Jace2004
Jun 25, 2018 9:28 am
SaveH2O
SaveH2O
24 June

confidentiailty of builder agreement with a project builder

confidentiailty of builder agreement with a project builder
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OMG, you also! $15 is right down there. Do we have $5 anyone? Going once. Going twice.....

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SaveH2O
Jun 24, 2018 3:47 pm
SaveH2O
Liliana
Liliana
24 June

Slab heave is alive and well, watch out.

Slab heave is alive and well, watch out.
1, 2, 3, 4, 5

Yes. If it hadn't been for Metropolis going to the press about incorrectly installed multilayer gas pipes I would never have been able to get this problem rectified…

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Liliana
Jun 24, 2018 1:43 pm
alexp79
alexp79
24 June

Cavity Sliding Door - Mass Loaded Vinyl for sound proofing

Cavity Sliding Door - Mass Loaded Vinyl for sound proofing

And yes, if you still want to use MLV, best way will be to cover the full section of the pocket wall between gyprock and studs.

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alexp79
Jun 24, 2018 12:55 pm
Bee H
Bee H
23 June

change over ducted heater

change over ducted heater

Is $2500 too much for a Bonaire rhino 320 change over including installation and remote control with 6 years warranty and compliance certificate

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Bee H
Jun 23, 2018 1:47 pm
ash w
ash w
23 June

help with old screen doors

help with old screen doors

Hi I am looking for some help with finding some vintage screen door hardware. I am making my doors out of reclaimed silky oak and would very much like to compliment them…

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ash w
Jun 23, 2018 7:03 am
luxbuild
luxbuild
22 June

Internal Cracks, some guidance required

Internal Cracks, some guidance required

Hi Justme15, So it looks like you are sharing a slab with another house, are they having the same problems? This looks to be your site in 2004 and 06. Looks to be a…

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luxbuild
Jun 22, 2018 6:55 pm
SaveH2O
SaveH2O
22 June

Water mains pressure exceed 500 KpA

Water mains pressure exceed 500 KpA

Didn't the plumber tell you that you had a valve or not? It would be unusual for one to fail. Just Google it so you can see what it looks like. They are invariably…

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SaveH2O
Jun 22, 2018 5:28 pm
SaveH2O
Joker
Joker
22 June

Offering an express payment

Offering an express payment

Personally I budgeted for a two year build, so I would wait for best trades and had time to find best quality with no compromises at much lower prices, for me it worked a…

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Joker
Jun 22, 2018 2:08 pm
Justin74
Justin74
22 June

Tiling

Tiling

Thanks , This is the projection..... The issue is how to attach the bluestone to the underside, Builder isn’t sure how to fix it to the underside

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Justin74
Jun 22, 2018 10:21 am

DUCAN Trading - 2nd Hand Building Material in Chipping Norton- provides recycled solid bricks, pavers, at lowest price guarantee. Recycled solid…

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Ducan Trading
Jun 21, 2018 4:14 pm
Ducan Trading
tammyt
tammyt
21 June

I'm doing some research about a real estate can anyone help?

I'm doing some research about a real estate can anyone help?

My mates and I are looking to create a property app, and we need to understand what people think about our idea. If you have a few minutes, please help respond to the…

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tammyt
Jun 21, 2018 1:03 pm
tammyt
JB1
JB1
20 June

Underfloor heating. Advice, comments, experience etc

Underfloor heating. Advice, comments, experience etc
1, 2

That's a good idea. At the moment, I've poured my slab, however as side of the slab is uneven, it's pointless to attempt to add XPS between slab and brick veneer. I…

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JB1
Jun 20, 2018 12:30 pm
Gaudi
Gaudi
19 June

New house: Pressure Limiting Valve installed on mains?

New house: Pressure Limiting Valve installed on mains?

http://www.vba.vic.gov.au/__data/assets ... -Rates.pdf You likely have this already. If you don’t get a reply overnight, you can try calling the plumbing authority…

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Gaudi
Jun 19, 2018 11:21 pm

Slab damage from excavator

Slab damage from excavator

I had precisely this happen when I built 20 years ago. I was not happy and complained to the builder. At the time I saw the damage the framer was there about to begin…

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Mr. Sausage
Jun 19, 2018 10:03 pm
aussieta
aussieta
19 June

A Special bath tap seat?

A Special bath tap seat?

i used ceramic bath sets which does not use the original seat, the whole thing is in the tap body https://www.bunnings.com.au/mondella-ch ... t_p5002774

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aussieta
Jun 19, 2018 7:13 pm
aussieta
mjulhes
mjulhes
19 June

Help for translate building vocabulary

Help for translate building vocabulary

Hello, I'm a french estimator for a timber construction, i'm trying to translate my resume but i have some problems with the english bulding vocabulary. If someone can…

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mjulhes
Jun 19, 2018 4:34 pm
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 11:16 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 10:52 pm

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