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Drew01
Drew01
3 November 2018

Retaining wall

Retaining wall

Wall first...

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Drew01
Nov 03, 2018 10:42 pm
Drew01
rajesh
rajesh
3 November 2018

Mcdonald Jones or Eden Brae

Mcdonald Jones or Eden Brae

I agree with MannyG. The quality is very very poor, and site supervisor does not even supervise the quality and workmanship is very poor. Stay away from the site…

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rajesh
Nov 03, 2018 1:32 am
Sandychahal
Sandychahal
2 November 2018

Brushwood Horizon Brick

Brushwood Horizon Brick

Does anyone have the pic for Brushwood Horizon brick? We are going to build with DFH

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Sandychahal
Nov 02, 2018 6:12 pm
Joker
Joker
2 November 2018

Hairline Cracks and Sound from walls

Hairline Cracks and Sound from walls
1, 2

Well done mauromario,great result,fantastic seeing you give information back,you sound much more confident now. Dataone 111, why was your house sold so new, did the…

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Joker
Nov 02, 2018 1:01 pm
LRad
LRad
1 November 2018

Simonds Sanctuary

Simonds Sanctuary

Is anyone building or have built a Simonds Sanctuary home?

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LRad
Nov 01, 2018 7:43 pm
xanthie
xanthie
31 October 2018

Fairmont Homes - South Of Adelaide

Fairmont Homes - South Of Adelaide

Hi guys, not sure how this works, but I am in the process of looking to build with Fairmont.. what can I ecspect? What are the hidden costs? What are NOT included? Any…

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xanthie
Oct 31, 2018 9:44 pm
kks
kks
30 October 2018

Freebies and Upgrades

Freebies and Upgrades

I learnt all I know about negating with builders from buying second-hand cars on Parramatta Road. :-)

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kks
Oct 30, 2018 4:21 pm
gillybean
gillybean
30 October 2018

uPVC or Solar - a 10K dilemma!

uPVC or Solar - a 10K dilemma!

Why wouldn’t you install solar from day 1 and enjoy the savings straight away along with even more energy saving and comfort with the DG windows? Don’t get sucked…

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gillybean
Oct 30, 2018 3:09 pm
gillybean
insider
insider
29 October 2018

Slab Heave Cause?

Slab Heave Cause?
1, 2, 3, 4, 5

joker Clay and silt from the site excavations or trench excavations and the important thing is it isn't compacted so water easily penetrates through and then the fill…

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insider
Oct 29, 2018 8:40 pm
insider
Vimmela
Vimmela
29 October 2018

Installation

Installation

Do you know of someone who can install tin metal splashback inexpensively? Vimmela

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Vimmela
Oct 29, 2018 9:44 am
cupcake.girl
cupcake.girl
28 October 2018

demolition cost

demolition cost

Thanks for that Brokenstick.

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cupcake.girl
Oct 28, 2018 8:06 pm
Melos
Melos
27 October 2018

$ 19800.00 for H2 SLAB UPGRADE ?

$ 19800.00 for H2 SLAB UPGRADE ?

A wooden floor will heavily affect your basix.

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Melos
Oct 27, 2018 7:50 pm
StructuralBIMGuy
StructuralBIMGuy
25 October 2018

Employ Builder on Hourly Rate?

Employ Builder on Hourly Rate?

RydeReno No, Your build is not complicated it's "Click & Drop" LOL, I saw complicated the other night at the Optus Stadium BIM Presentation Where Engineers were 3D…

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StructuralBIMGuy
Oct 25, 2018 11:35 am
StructuralBIMGuy
griggs5
griggs5
24 October 2018

Home extension- master bedroom +ensuite

Home extension- master bedroom +ensuite

Hi there, does anyone know of a good Adelaide home extension company that will build a master bedroom plus ensuite in brick for a good price?

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griggs5
Oct 24, 2018 11:13 am
insider
insider
19 October 2018

Chemical Underpinning my home

Chemical Underpinning my home

Agree with StrucuralBIMGuy did you get a report first?

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insider
Oct 19, 2018 10:09 pm
insider
bashworth
bashworth
19 October 2018

Water Leakage

Water Leakage

It would have to be a lot of water to be a foundation problem.

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bashworth
Oct 19, 2018 6:27 pm
bashworth
SaveH2O
SaveH2O
18 October 2018

Zero Boundary - Drainage

Zero Boundary - Drainage

Unfortunately I have heard from many signing building contracts post Sep 2016 . builders usually get clients to sign a form indicating they are choosing/appointing the…

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SaveH2O
Oct 18, 2018 11:44 pm
SaveH2O
kbvd
kbvd
17 October 2018

home building in macarthur heights with fall

home building in macarthur heights with fall

Hi.. Did you found any solution for your extra site costs... We had a problem with the pits as well and landcom send me email after 2 months...but have to put them on facebook.

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kbvd
Oct 17, 2018 4:50 pm
StructuralBIMGuy
StructuralBIMGuy
17 October 2018

Building with Wisdom Homes

Building with Wisdom Homes

Hi KatDS You might also want to post in Cheers

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StructuralBIMGuy
Oct 17, 2018 9:52 am
StructuralBIMGuy
IamSAM
IamSAM
15 October 2018

Hello all

Hello all

Hi, good luck with your build. DO mention more details about the location (stage 3 of what/where?)so that others who are in the area can provide appropriate comments. It…

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IamSAM
Oct 15, 2018 2:06 pm
IamSAM
Katiekk
Katiekk
14 October 2018

Windy Beach paint by yah mans

Windy Beach paint by yah mans

Hi everyone Does anyone have pictures of Windy beach paint either in their own home or in a mag? I just can’t seem to find one anywhere. We are having it in our new…

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Katiekk
Oct 14, 2018 7:16 am
thepostman
thepostman
13 October 2018

VCAT Newbie

VCAT Newbie

Thanks for that.

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thepostman
Oct 13, 2018 7:31 am

Glass windows and doors always get dirty easily, and always subject to the environmental elements. You have to clean it more often than not, it is easy and you don’t…

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AnnaGEM
Oct 12, 2018 2:30 pm
AnnaGEM
bashworth
bashworth
11 October 2018

Retaining wall in easement

Retaining wall in easement

A drop edge beam is a retaining wall built into a house foundation. This post explains a bit more:

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bashworth
Oct 11, 2018 11:13 pm
bashworth

Hi all. I'm hoping to find an inexpensive way to spruce up a small dated bathroom. The terracotta tiles are uneven and stained…

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Megosh
Oct 10, 2018 2:20 pm
Megosh
Dons
Dons
10 October 2018

STONE FEATURE AROUND FIREPLACE

STONE FEATURE AROUND FIREPLACE

Sorry I can't work out how to post up pictures. There does not seem to be a button that allows that.

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Dons
Oct 10, 2018 10:26 am
AnnaGEM
AnnaGEM
9 October 2018

Let's Talk About Flyscreens

Let's Talk About Flyscreens

Hi , Thank you for pointing out this mistake we have updated it and…

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AnnaGEM
Oct 09, 2018 10:38 am
AnnaGEM
JuliePotter
JuliePotter
8 October 2018

Spectrum homes Queensland

Spectrum homes Queensland

As another dissatisfied customer who has talked with staff all the way up to Tony the manager, I doubt you could be any help.

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JuliePotter
Oct 08, 2018 1:26 pm
JuliePotter
brokenstick
brokenstick
8 October 2018

Finding studs to mount tv

Finding studs to mount tv

Good tip. I also have a cheap stud finder which I find is not very accurate

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brokenstick
Oct 08, 2018 1:24 pm
brokenstick
MyFirst
MyFirst
8 October 2018

How to read engineering computation.

How to read engineering computation.

Thanks for taking time to reply. My builder said to me between himself and the engineeer, he is confident the new beam would be fine. { 3. When…

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MyFirst
Oct 08, 2018 1:04 pm
Jaise
Jaise
8 October 2018

RE: Drop edge beam..

RE: Drop edge beam..

Hi.. What’s the lowest fill measurement to go for a drop edge beam? If someone could share suggestions would be great. Thanks

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Jaise
Oct 08, 2018 3:48 am
vanessal
vanessal
7 October 2018

Private Home Inspections

Private Home Inspections

What is an average number of items on a final inspection report for a 2 story?

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vanessal
Oct 07, 2018 10:22 pm
Netty
Netty
7 October 2018

Night sky colourbond - White vertical board cladding

Night sky colourbond - White vertical board cladding

I love the black and white and am considering that on my house. A very fresh look, in my opinion. Can I ask what cladding you have used on your back studio?

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Netty
Oct 07, 2018 9:52 pm
MrsAJ
MrsAJ
7 October 2018

How to add images to my forum instead of it appearing as rep

How to add images to my forum instead of it appearing as rep

How to add images to my forum instead of it appearing as reply. Thanks

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MrsAJ
Oct 07, 2018 3:27 pm

Hi, I'm after a little advice. Due to a connected insurance claim, we are replacing a large area of flooring. Hallway, living, kitchen. We would like to lay engineered…

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TheRayTracer
Oct 06, 2018 11:22 pm
jimbob73
jimbob73
5 October 2018

vinyl cladding protection

vinyl cladding protection

yes it was built by a respectable company so l guess so. SO is the plastic wrap around the house sort of a second line of defence incase some vinyl cladding blows off or…

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jimbob73
Oct 05, 2018 8:27 pm
mishb
mishb
5 October 2018

Moving in before handover

Moving in before handover

Our house build is almost done, the actual work will be finished next week. Our current house settles in 3 weeks on Friday so I think we will just miss handover by the…

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mishb
Oct 05, 2018 12:14 pm
Sethor
Sethor
4 October 2018

Kitchen Layouts

Kitchen Layouts

Any layout will work just as long you get the work triangle (Fridge, Sink & Oven/Cooktop) right. What are the approx dimensions & orientation?

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Sethor
Oct 04, 2018 6:01 pm
Sureshd
Sureshd
3 October 2018

Building with Wisdom Homes (WH)

Building with Wisdom Homes (WH)

Hi, I would like see if anyone built the house with WH. If so, would you please shed some light how the standard inclusions are? Are they good quality? Especially on…

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Sureshd
Oct 03, 2018 10:46 pm
Hillsbuilds
Hillsbuilds
3 October 2018

Need advicesssss

Need advicesssss

It’s not a given that living areas get higher ceilings. Usually extra, unless it’s a build with a higher base price to start off with.

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Hillsbuilds
Oct 03, 2018 3:23 pm
xxharj
xxharj
3 October 2018

sealing concrete

sealing concrete

Hello People, I am planning to seal the concrete along the sides of my house and under the pergola. The concreter made cuts in the concrete with a circular saw after…

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xxharj
Oct 03, 2018 12:58 pm
alexp79
alexp79
2 October 2018

House broken into

House broken into

Any damage to the locks? How did they got inside, I wonder? Police should arrest interrogate your builder and his trades first thing in the morning.

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alexp79
Oct 02, 2018 4:52 pm
Manny1
Manny1
2 October 2018

Classen nature oak 3 - strip

Classen nature oak 3 - strip

I recently install Classen nature oak 3- strip lamintate flooring and found mysefl a few boxs short. The product has now been discontinued and now…

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Manny1
Oct 02, 2018 4:12 pm
MadmanSean
MadmanSean
2 October 2018

Building investment property in Warragul

Building investment property in Warragul

The advertised 18 week time frame for Simonds Express home builds is an under statement to say the least... I met with Simonds Sales rep 29/11/2017. Signed house build…

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MadmanSean
Oct 02, 2018 4:04 pm
MyFirst
MyFirst
1 October 2018

Hyspan end bearing question.

Hyspan end bearing question.

Yes stud wise is pretty strong. 1 lvl and 2 f17 studs. Was just seeing the top plate as the weak link. Thanks.

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MyFirst
Oct 01, 2018 10:56 pm
duke12
duke12
30 September 2018

Toilet problem

Toilet problem

There is no plumbing section, DIY, Home Maintenance & Repair or General Discussion is fine. What is the problem?

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duke12
Sep 30, 2018 11:56 am

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