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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

Whichever software you choose to use make sure it has robust file translators so you can move forward to engineering & construction Details, Data. Quants, Costs,etc…

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StructuralBIMGuy
Mar 16, 2018 3:00 pm
StructuralBIMGuy
Simo24
Simo24
16 March

Plumbers Rates

Plumbers Rates

Ok thanks for the help

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Simo24
Mar 16, 2018 5:41 am
vanessah2015
vanessah2015
15 March

Last minute change oops

Last minute change oops

I did the same 😂 congratulations I hope it goes quickly for you :)

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vanessah2015
Mar 15, 2018 8:12 pm
vanessah2015
dav2708
dav2708
15 March

Old Ceramic Fuse board Replacement Quote Confusion

Old Ceramic Fuse board Replacement Quote Confusion

We live in a building that still has the old ceramic fuses to the majority of units which I realise are now non compliant and no electrician will do any internal work…

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dav2708
Mar 15, 2018 6:27 pm
Please Help
Please Help
15 March

Pest control - brown banded roaches

Pest control - brown banded roaches

6 Home Remedies to Kill Roaches 1. Baking Soda and Sugar 2. Boric Acid 3. Fabric Softener Spray 4. Bay Leaves 5. Lemon Peels or Lemon Juice 6. Coffee Traps Hope this helps!

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Please Help
Mar 15, 2018 6:21 pm

Now to hope it all comes together soon

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atemby
Mar 14, 2018 12:44 pm
atemby
Saint Mike
Saint Mike
12 March

Constant Water damage from neighbours leaking pool

Constant Water damage from neighbours leaking pool
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Hi Q - are you saying its worthy of the Myth page ... or not quite yet ... ;)

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Saint Mike
Mar 12, 2018 2:56 pm
Saint Mike
bluemetal77
bluemetal77
12 March

Hebel Cost + Installers in Sydney

Hebel Cost + Installers in Sydney

Hi Guys - I've searched forums and Google with little luck on getting information on Hebel installers and costs of labour? If anyone has done this recently can you please…

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bluemetal77
Mar 12, 2018 11:49 am
bluemetal77
kisakib
kisakib
11 March

Need urgent help on pest/ spider control

Need urgent help on pest/ spider control

Spray any corners or cracks with a commercial pesticide containing some form of pyrethroid. This is effective too. Hope this…

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kisakib
Mar 11, 2018 4:41 pm

Popping and Cracking sound in the walls

Popping and Cracking sound in the walls

@Jsm.hussaini Welcome to the forum More information & Photos are required Is it a steel or timber framed house? Are there any cracks appearing?

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StructuralBIMGuy
Mar 10, 2018 7:55 am
StructuralBIMGuy
Kuma
Kuma
10 March

Site cost

Site cost

Hi Everyone Is there anyone who has bought from stage 167 of lollipophills and got an idea about the site cost?

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Kuma
Mar 10, 2018 3:42 am
parlayman
parlayman
9 March

Anti-Glare Sarking

Anti-Glare Sarking

Thank you all for your inputs. We've decided to pay for sarking. In the whole scheme of things, paying $980 for our peace of mind is now a no brainer.

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parlayman
Mar 09, 2018 9:13 am

Standing water in stormwater drain. Normal?

Standing water in stormwater drain. Normal?

If the shower directly opposite the ORG is rarely used, is is normal that when that shower is ran, that a sewer smell comes up because water seal has dropped as water…

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Simondsbuild1
Mar 07, 2018 11:06 am
khal
khal
6 March

HEBEL help??? Pros and Cons, need to make a decision!!!

HEBEL help??? Pros and Cons, need to make a decision!!!
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I believe that you moved into your home a few months ago. Hopefully, you and the family have been enjoying you home. In particular the Hebel Panels. I, therefore, wonder…

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khal
Mar 06, 2018 5:20 pm
homesaw
homesaw
5 March

Double Strength Hog Bristle or Self-Destruct Gloss???

Double Strength Hog Bristle or Self-Destruct Gloss???

Hi, I’m going out of my mind trying to find out the colour of my doors and trims. Does anyone have a photo of 1.5 or 2 x Hog Bristle Gloss or Self-Destruct Gloss?…

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homesaw
Mar 05, 2018 8:48 pm
ja2000
ja2000
4 March

Occupation Certificate denied

Occupation Certificate denied

Its a missed inspection, did Council do the subsequent inspection, in NSW the next one is water proofing of wet areas after framing. If Council was PCA, what is their…

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ja2000
Mar 04, 2018 7:01 pm
ja2000
ja2000
4 March

South facing back yard in sydney

South facing back yard in sydney

If its a custom design and not too late, you can design a u shaped house with the main back yard, pool facing east, so you get all of the morning sun until after lunch time.

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ja2000
Mar 04, 2018 6:51 pm
ja2000
ja2000
4 March

Looking for advice on private builders

Looking for advice on private builders

Hi same boat here, we are probably 50% complete with a private builder, I too was roaming this forum thought it was time to contribute. Main reason, we went private was…

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ja2000
Mar 04, 2018 6:22 pm
ja2000
ja2000
4 March

Building Surveyors do not look at quality or for defects.

Building Surveyors do not look at quality or for defects.

My house (NSW) was approved as a CDC by a mate who is a private certifier who has over 30 years experience, next door was also done and approved as a CDC and there are…

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ja2000
Mar 04, 2018 5:25 pm

Shale Grey Roof

Shale Grey Roof

Yep!, first world problems are to be reckoned with....there we were, driving past and someone says, 'What a beautiful roof'....never mind the house....look at the…

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ilmessaggio
Mar 04, 2018 2:14 pm
kisakib
kisakib
1 March

Pest Control

Pest Control

we are in Goulburn. I wish we had him around ☹️

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kisakib
Mar 01, 2018 2:29 pm
snowing
snowing
28 February

Is a covered rooftop deck a storey?!

Is a covered rooftop deck a storey?!

Thanks! That's helpful. It's along the line of my thought as well. So probably a pergola / vergola style covering would be a better choice then. As long as sunshine can…

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snowing
Feb 28, 2018 8:50 pm
Urhome
Urhome
27 February

Western sydney property group/ town house & villa

Western sydney property group/ town house & villa

We are planning to buy an off the plan villa/town house ( in blacktown/ schofield)western sydney property group, Do you guys recommend this developers? Their reviews are…

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Urhome
Feb 27, 2018 6:49 pm
Nevilley
Nevilley
27 February

Sagging rafter

Sagging rafter

Rafters are visible. It is in a open shed. Rafter span 4 metres using 6 inch by 2 inch rafters.

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Nevilley
Feb 27, 2018 1:03 pm
Rayg
Rayg
25 February

lift off hinges qld

lift off hinges qld

Thanks CF Design There have been no extra works and no other permits required since 1977. We will just have challenge (with a competent solicitor)through whoever the…

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Rayg
Feb 25, 2018 1:38 pm
brokenstick
brokenstick
22 February

Electrical overheard to underground conversion

Electrical overheard to underground conversion

I am about to place an order with my power wholesaler to do an overherad to underground conversion (needed for my knockdown rebuild) The existing house has overheard…

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brokenstick
Feb 22, 2018 11:59 am
lolly72
lolly72
16 February

Gas Line

Gas Line

Apparently it is through SP Ausnet and there is no phone number to contact them, only email. They then hire out their own contractors such as Red Energy who our builder…

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lolly72
Feb 16, 2018 6:17 pm
Jack123
Jack123
14 February

Decking cost

Decking cost

Got my 22 sqm decking with only 169 $ per/sqm , incl. screw fixing and staining .Work was done on time and no problems at all! Company was Calvin`s Decks and Pergolas. Melbourne

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Jack123
Feb 14, 2018 8:49 am
burkky
burkky
13 February

Building and Pest Inspection

Building and Pest Inspection

I think you need to hire a pest control agency.if you need any pest service provider in Sydney you can visit https://www.pestexperts.com.au.

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burkky
Feb 13, 2018 8:49 pm
Houspect NSW
Houspect NSW
12 February

Redesigning interior

Redesigning interior

Any quality builder can assist you, if you find one that does all trades inclusive, they will usually have someone that can draw the plans for you as well. You want…

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Houspect NSW
Feb 12, 2018 8:23 pm
Houspect NSW

Can anyone tell me what tree is this??

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faykis
Feb 11, 2018 9:13 pm
faykis
qebtel
qebtel
11 February

Fencing - Neighbour doesn’t want to pay for fencing.

Fencing - Neighbour doesn’t want to pay for fencing.

You are indeed entitled to do that. State fencing laws state each owner must contribute to the fence. The current use of the land (vacant, farmed , etc) is irrelevant…

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qebtel
Feb 11, 2018 12:52 pm
H4tt3r
H4tt3r
9 February

HELP!!

HELP!!

Thank you

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H4tt3r
Feb 09, 2018 3:38 pm
Bazz
Bazz
9 February

Outdoor benchtop - concrete or compressed FC?

Outdoor benchtop - concrete or compressed FC?

Hey all, I'm building an outdoor bbq area and need a little advice. For the benchtops i plan to mix my own concrete, also for the base underneath the bbq and sides.…

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Bazz
Feb 09, 2018 3:14 pm
brokenstick
brokenstick
9 February

Building on top of filled in pool

Building on top of filled in pool

I'm back and have made some progress. As I am dealing with a volume builder they have made it clear that I need to fill in the pool first and they will come and do final…

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brokenstick
Feb 09, 2018 2:05 pm
PetaHealy
PetaHealy
9 February

Two thirds of the way through the build and identified signi

Two thirds of the way through the build and identified signi

Hi Norfolk, We are Building with Metricon in Marsden Park at the moment. We too have found major structural defects with our flooring. Essentially little or no adhesive…

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PetaHealy
Feb 09, 2018 12:36 pm
Kartsundar
Kartsundar
8 February

Woodlea building

Woodlea building
1, 2, 3

Thanks much novaqu and that really helps.

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Kartsundar
Feb 08, 2018 6:11 pm

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