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novaqu
novaqu
8 February

CSR or BORAL Terracotta Roof Tiles...NEED TO DECIDE!!!!

CSR or BORAL Terracotta Roof Tiles...NEED TO DECIDE!!!!

Hi, I am wanting to know from any home owners who have terracotta roof tiles in the marseille/french style in black. I really like the glossy look in black but want to…

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novaqu
Feb 08, 2018 5:37 pm
Saint Mike
Saint Mike
7 February

telstra pit

telstra pit

A few well placed Facebook comments can also help. They have a page.

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Saint Mike
Feb 07, 2018 3:43 pm
Saint Mike
Techsmax
Techsmax
6 February

NBN Installation & Electrical Plan

NBN Installation & Electrical Plan

Hi Mars5 if you like you can send me you floor plan and i can work out your network requirment :-D

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Techsmax
Feb 06, 2018 5:02 pm
Techsmax
rosypaige
rosypaige
5 February

NRMA Insurance - water damage to Laminex

NRMA Insurance - water damage to Laminex

About 4 years ago, we had some flooding in our bathroom, kitchen, hallway and bedrooms. NRMA was great and everything was fixed ASAP and they replaced all the floorboards,…

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rosypaige
Feb 05, 2018 12:03 pm

Cracking in merbau external stair treads

Cracking in merbau external stair treads

arodc Are you able to check the moisture Content of the timber? Was the timber seasoned in the first place?

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StructuralBIMGuy
Feb 04, 2018 7:06 am
StructuralBIMGuy
hbuildlife
hbuildlife
3 February

Built in Wardrobe Internals - Brisbane

Built in Wardrobe Internals - Brisbane

Have you tried IKEA? We’ll be using them to fit out our WIR when the time comes.

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hbuildlife
Feb 03, 2018 4:56 pm
LeanneShep
LeanneShep
2 February

Damaged Bricks

Damaged Bricks

Thanks KnockItDown, I’ve alctually tried looking for one relevant to SA but can’t make sense of it all! I’ve since spoken to consumer and business services and they…

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LeanneShep
Feb 02, 2018 2:25 pm
markandsam
markandsam
30 January

riverstone road development opposite james street

riverstone road development opposite james street
1, 2, 3

hi Sam and shaz went to Brianna st today and your frame was going up on your house and on mine the peering was done lots of activity in street still no neighbor between us

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markandsam
Jan 30, 2018 1:51 pm
Saint Mike
Saint Mike
30 January

I'd like to build - Ballpark or dreaming?

I'd like to build - Ballpark or dreaming?

Re Dreaming - maybe not go for everything at once - but "build" to allow it later ! EG - if you plan a large alfresco but can't afford it NOW - make sure your build…

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Saint Mike
Jan 30, 2018 8:25 am
Saint Mike
bashworth
bashworth
29 January

How Can You Add Color to Concrete?

How Can You Add Color to Concrete?

You can: Add colour to the mix you can tubs of pigment you add to the premix before you pour. You can buy tubs of the mix at…

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bashworth
Jan 29, 2018 8:35 pm
bashworth
JM1911A1
JM1911A1
29 January

Simonds - cooling and heating

Simonds - cooling and heating

Sorry, we're in Adelaide. But if they have ducted in their display I'd recommend checking what brand (over here it was Daikin) and then demand they provide the same level…

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JM1911A1
Jan 29, 2018 4:33 pm
JM1911A1
Houspect NSW
Houspect NSW
28 January

What kind of paint to use?

What kind of paint to use?

Resene paint is actually quite a lot better than Dulux or Taudmans, not as well known, but a high end quality product.…

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Houspect NSW
Jan 28, 2018 9:20 pm
Houspect NSW
Entilzha
Entilzha
28 January

Fencing question - re concrete plinths

Fencing question - re concrete plinths

nah not keen an anything that becomes termite food. had issues with fencing in my last place :) it eventually blew down. I will budget for the more expensive fencing option…

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Entilzha
Jan 28, 2018 9:55 am
Saint Mike
Saint Mike
28 January

Metricon kitchen cabinet overhanging windows?

Metricon kitchen cabinet overhanging windows?

Looks like they could fix it pretty easily. When we had to install a fridge in one house the cupboards above were too big. We just cut the bottom off the sides -…

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Saint Mike
Jan 28, 2018 8:33 am
Saint Mike

Hello Do not know what is the official name for the rubber seal/gasket that holds the actual glass in place. I had double glazed windows put in and cannot get rid of a…

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Sergey
Jan 27, 2018 5:43 pm
StevoG
StevoG
26 January

PosiStrut vs HY Joist

PosiStrut vs HY Joist

Thanks building-expert and algernon. I guess pricing won't be much of a factor if it's just a couple of k's difference! I'll see if we can get some herringbone braces in…

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StevoG
Jan 26, 2018 12:10 am
ohollie
ohollie
24 January

Dust in WIP and WIR

Dust in WIP and WIR

We are in the planning stages of our build and will be having a Walk-In/Butlers Pantry in the kitchen and a Walk in Robe for the main bedroom. I have always wondered if…

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ohollie
Jan 24, 2018 3:47 pm
Joker
Joker
23 January

Metricon Sponsorship of Product Review website questionable

Metricon Sponsorship of Product Review website questionable

I posted a negative comment about metricom on product review and it wouldn't accept one star, no matter how many times I tried, my comments and star rating were polar opposites.

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Joker
Jan 23, 2018 7:41 pm
mel.mak
mel.mak
23 January

Indoor steps & tiles

Indoor steps & tiles

We have 2 steps half way through the house so i need to get the tiles for the step cut/rounded for a nice finish Whats the correct name or service i need? Im trying to…

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mel.mak
Jan 23, 2018 5:32 pm
hfwangoz
hfwangoz
23 January

please advise the sequence of home renovation

please advise the sequence of home renovation

1st time renovator, we were struggling to decide if hiring a project manager or hiring tradies on step basis. since we are not touching kitchen and bathrooms, so we…

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hfwangoz
Jan 23, 2018 4:49 pm

Greenlea Estate Baldivis Rebates

Greenlea Estate Baldivis Rebates

Hi Everyone 👋🏻 We are considering building in Greenlea Estate in Baldivis. As the developer Peet are not advertising a cash back / rebate to purchase land directly…

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Wouldntmindasammich
Jan 21, 2018 8:33 pm
Saint Mike
Saint Mike
21 January

PRESTART BOOKED!!!

PRESTART BOOKED!!!

I'm Agree with power points.

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Saint Mike
Jan 21, 2018 2:25 pm
Saint Mike
Fonzie
Fonzie
19 January

Austral Bricks Marcasite

Austral Bricks Marcasite

Hi, Has anyone got any photos of their build with Austral Marcasite bricks? I had to pick this brick as my original choice, PGH Mild Steel was discontinued.:cry: I already have…

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Fonzie
Jan 19, 2018 1:53 pm
Fonzie

Skip Bins is a very responsible hire service in Sydney that provides the optimum solution for garbage disposal. We quote…

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Mr.Bin
Jan 18, 2018 10:10 pm
Mr.Bin
alexp79
alexp79
16 January

Retaining wall

Retaining wall

Up to 3m is retained by the commercial product called TerraFirm: https://modularwalls.com.au/products/terrafirm/ Last time I checked pricing with them for 1.8m wall was…

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alexp79
Jan 16, 2018 8:15 pm
Still Deciding
Still Deciding
16 January

DJ Roberts Brisbane

DJ Roberts Brisbane

The following is my honest personal opinion based upon my recent experience. Just completed a build with DJ Roberts - whilst I would not say it was a build that took me…

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Still Deciding
Jan 16, 2018 3:49 pm
shadowarrior
shadowarrior
15 January

Anyone building in Montego Hills (Kingsholme SE QLD)?

Anyone building in Montego Hills (Kingsholme SE QLD)?

Hello, So the building bug has bit me again and am looking to build on an acreage in the new releases in Montego Hills (Kingshome, SE QLD). Was wondering if any one else…

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shadowarrior
Jan 15, 2018 8:16 am
Viangster
Viangster
15 January

Flooding Damages

Flooding Damages

Thank you very much. I'll definitely talk to our builder about this

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Viangster
Jan 15, 2018 12:00 am
Mackle1st
Mackle1st
14 January

Integrale Homes experiences welcome

Integrale Homes experiences welcome

Hi, new to this forum and would like to know anyone’s experiences building with integrale, there seems to literally be not one single independent review or piece of info…

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Mackle1st
Jan 14, 2018 9:34 pm
Adrian+Michelle
Adrian+Michelle
13 January

Recommendations for project manager/builder in Sydney?

Recommendations for project manager/builder in Sydney?

Hi, We have been dragging the chain on a renovation to our home in Ashfield as we had initially intended to be owner builders. We have become time poor and need our…

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Adrian+Michelle
Jan 13, 2018 9:54 pm
NelsonP
NelsonP
13 January

Challenging architectural detail

Challenging architectural detail

Thanks for the feedback. I can see the floor plan and roof plan in that last post.

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NelsonP
Jan 13, 2018 9:38 pm
deborahw1959
deborahw1959
13 January

Mornington Peninsula build.

Mornington Peninsula build.

anyone recommend a good builder in MP. finding a builder is giving me a real headache. Engelhard Homes sent a load of rubbish via email from an architect. I couldn't…

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deborahw1959
Jan 13, 2018 10:04 am

We currently have a 3br 1bath brick lowest in Brisbane. We've got 2 kids and another on the way. The house is fine at the moment but will be too small for us in a few…

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Iamjeks
Jan 12, 2018 9:41 pm
asheeshjoshi
asheeshjoshi
12 January

Carlisle Homes new payment schedule issues with Bank Loan

Carlisle Homes new payment schedule issues with Bank Loan

Has anyone recently signed a contract with Carlisle Homes in Melbourne and got their loan approved from Bank ? Both ANZ and Suncorp banks have objected to Carlisle Homes…

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asheeshjoshi
Jan 12, 2018 7:13 pm
Saint Mike
Saint Mike
12 January

Boundary fence QLD

Boundary fence QLD

Why not just do it - if they pay half. They are probably trying to show some "muscle" - we have a similar…

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Saint Mike
Jan 12, 2018 5:30 pm
Saint Mike
Jacks
Jacks
12 January

Starr Constructions

Starr Constructions

Anyone built with Starr Constructions and / or have any feedback on them? Thanks!

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Jacks
Jan 12, 2018 3:10 pm
SparkInTheDark
SparkInTheDark
12 January

Building Material and Furniture

Building Material and Furniture

Your post makes me want to write out an open cheque and give it to you, what could possibly go wrong?

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SparkInTheDark
Jan 12, 2018 5:26 am
SparkInTheDark
mizlong
mizlong
10 January

Custom build price

Custom build price

Yes I thought it would cost around that , thank you

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mizlong
Jan 10, 2018 3:22 pm
Bimps
Bimps
9 January

Liverpool PD

Liverpool PD

Anyone building liverpool with PD

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Bimps
Jan 09, 2018 9:09 pm
hfwangoz
hfwangoz
8 January

multiple items need renovated, what's the best way?

multiple items need renovated, what's the best way?

Hi, It's 4 bedroom house with swimming pool. Just want to seek advise on the best approach: 1. one stop solution to a renovation builder company. or 2. get job done…

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hfwangoz
Jan 08, 2018 4:01 pm
qebtel
qebtel
7 January

Trees Removal Question

Trees Removal Question

At Toowoomba, they do not allow a tree with a canopy or a trunk of certain sizes to be removed. So the way around it is - trim the canopy, trim the trunk, then remove…

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qebtel
Jan 07, 2018 3:01 pm
qebtel
qebtel
7 January

Slab concreter

Slab concreter

ha ha another shocker done by cowboys. How do these people even exist and get work?

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qebtel
Jan 07, 2018 2:55 pm
Annabelle101
Annabelle101
6 January

Kitchen and back door

Kitchen and back door

Does anyone have a back door in the kitchen? The way we would like to relay our kitchen may mean we have a back door in our kitchen. Does anyone else have this? Need some…

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Annabelle101
Jan 06, 2018 11:10 am
Kpear121
Kpear121
5 January

Low deposit builder options

Low deposit builder options

Hi, Not sure if you’re still chasing info, but we built with Integra. Overall a great experience. Happy to share any info you need

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Kpear121
Jan 05, 2018 9:40 pm
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Doulton777
Jan 04, 2018 10:14 am
Doulton777
Chels
Chels
4 January

Site Costs in Woodlea

Site Costs in Woodlea

Definitely agree with others that say to get your sites fixed. I got quoted & signed @ 15k with Henley back in 2016. Not on site yet, but I've read some site costs are up…

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Chels
Jan 04, 2018 3:43 am

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