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bennals
Apr 06, 2017 10:09 am

Career change from IT to Builder?

Career change from IT to Builder?
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Hi Mr Education: hope you have become builder now. I am similar sort of situation where i am thinking of switching my field and becoming a builder. Is there a possibility…

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sunnychawla
Apr 05, 2017 2:37 pm
Caramel
Caramel
5 April

Sandstock Bricks

Sandstock Bricks

Hi, My husband and I are wanting to build our house with PGH sandstock bricks. We are finding it really difficult to find houses close to us to look at. If anyone has…

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Caramel
Apr 05, 2017 2:18 pm
oldchippy
oldchippy
4 April

While the walls are off...

While the walls are off...

My neighbors kitchen window is directly behind my head when i lay in bed albeit 2.4 m away with a paling fence between. I could hear her put a coffee cup on the sink at…

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oldchippy
Apr 04, 2017 10:47 pm
Berek
Berek
4 April

Relocate Sewer Line

Relocate Sewer Line

Sold my parents home last year and several developers looked at it but pulled out because a sewer line ran across the block.

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Berek
Apr 04, 2017 8:42 pm

Financial,Economic, Climate change effects,structural, etc,etc. Modelling everything from the same model is it possible... not currently? Pressure builds for more…

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StructuralBIMGuy
Apr 04, 2017 10:47 am
StructuralBIMGuy
random111
random111
3 April

Advance Bricks - anyone used?

Advance Bricks - anyone used?

Cheers we're actually leaning towards the reds vs. browns - elmhurst reef is the our favourite in the reds. But to the naked eye if you look at tudor reef next to DR…

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random111
Apr 03, 2017 1:02 pm

Will an Interest rate change impact Project Home Prices

Will an Interest rate change impact Project Home Prices

WAs fundamentals are sound we add 2% to GDP & Commodity prices are backup and sustainable... Housing has yet to rebound?

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StructuralBIMGuy
Apr 02, 2017 9:22 pm
StructuralBIMGuy
Berek
Berek
2 April

Help with Blacktown Council

Help with Blacktown Council

I am having a similar 'council' problem with getting them to put in a gutter to catch the run off from the park next door. (Enid Chalker Reserve) as it floods my garage…

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Berek
Apr 02, 2017 8:18 pm

Granny Flat on rear lane boundary

Granny Flat on rear lane boundary

Hi Izee, Yes, it is possible to lodge a rear lane granny flat as a CDC if less than 50% is on the boundary, as you have pointed out. I am a postgraduate architect, and I…

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Our Build123
Apr 02, 2017 9:25 am
Our Build123
GLO
GLO
2 April

Driveway car port / shade options?

Driveway car port / shade options?

Mods: Can you please amend my first post to. (IPhone auto correction gone mad) Hi, Just thinking about a cantilever car port or similar for out the front of a new…

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GLO
Apr 02, 2017 7:17 am
Beetaloo
Beetaloo
29 March

Reverse Brick Veneer

Reverse Brick Veneer

I can't answer your question re costs in Adelaide as I built as an owner builder in rural South Australia. My house is solar passive with double brick in living areas …

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Beetaloo
Mar 29, 2017 4:54 pm
Beetaloo

Who Makes This Gutter Profile?

Who Makes This Gutter Profile?

Hi Sethor Sheet metal pressing companies usually break press the gutters and flashing

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StructuralBIMGuy
Mar 27, 2017 6:31 pm
StructuralBIMGuy

Building Townhouses Melbourne bayside

Building Townhouses Melbourne bayside

Hi newbie Welcome to the forum You might find this post useful You will need an Architect & Engineer Here's info on % Fees & Savings you might find useful that I've just…

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StructuralBIMGuy
Mar 25, 2017 10:05 am
StructuralBIMGuy

Assistance with Building, Renovation & DIY projects

Assistance with Building, Renovation & DIY projects

Lol Enough with simulations... Apps can also be used to solve your tiling problems or queries here's an example I posted elsewhere but interesting never the less Cheers

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StructuralBIMGuy
Mar 24, 2017 8:18 am
StructuralBIMGuy
insider
insider
23 March

SOIL TEST FOR 2017

SOIL TEST FOR 2017

Hi Beevee Send Seton a email he has been very good from my dealings with him. seton@envirositeassessments.com

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insider
Mar 23, 2017 8:44 pm

Improving Credit Score for joint loan application

Improving Credit Score for joint loan application

The age of Big Data automation is here If you think you will get a better deal through a broker then you are mistaken, as they also analyse risk (OT costs & Profit) as…

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StructuralBIMGuy
Mar 23, 2017 9:18 am
StructuralBIMGuy
heatl0rd
heatl0rd
23 March

Pressure from builder to sign contracts

Pressure from builder to sign contracts

Thank you everyone. I'll push back and report on the outcome.

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heatl0rd
Mar 23, 2017 6:28 am
Gaudi
Gaudi
23 March

Fence maintenance during construction

Fence maintenance during construction

In my opinion depends on if area will likely be damaged again if repaired and also if damage will cause issue for neighbor esp with young kids or pets. I spoke with…

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Gaudi
Mar 22, 2017 11:16 pm
Beetaloo
Beetaloo
22 March

Demo/Building a new garage

Demo/Building a new garage

My insulated and lined 150m2 shed cost me about $50,000 to build but I did the gyprock and painting myself.

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Beetaloo
Mar 22, 2017 11:11 am
Beetaloo
Our Build123
Our Build123
20 March

Healthy house / bedroom

Healthy house / bedroom

Mould? Sure have a crack at Building something yourself, just ensure you have enough time on your hands to see it through, building something as an owner builder is a…

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Our Build123
Mar 20, 2017 1:08 pm
Our Build123
Jclw
Jclw
20 March

The Most Valuable Lesson You Have Learnt?

The Most Valuable Lesson You Have Learnt?
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Cheap online store for your home or cottage here link http://apromera.com/ galvanized buckets, : Lol:

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Jclw
Mar 20, 2017 10:23 am

I painted my front door Rhubarb (a bright sophisticated shade of red) It leads visitors directly to the main front door.

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Beetaloo
Mar 19, 2017 8:59 pm
Beetaloo
qebtel
qebtel
19 March

Costs for connecting services

Costs for connecting services

Sorry I included the cost of a waste treatment plant , but since you have a sewer line near your boundary, Ill reduce that $10,000 to $4000 but without knowing the…

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qebtel
Mar 19, 2017 9:56 am
galleriamad
galleriamad
18 March

Pendents in bathroom ?

Pendents in bathroom ?

Has anyone had pendents put over a free standing bath ? A few electrical websites suggest they are able to convert to 12v and make fitting waterproof and then needs to be…

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galleriamad
Mar 18, 2017 5:25 pm
TashPaul
TashPaul
17 March

Problems with Arden?

Problems with Arden?

What issues are you meaning - in particular? With the actual build? Communication with the builder? Amount of time it is taking?

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TashPaul
Mar 17, 2017 7:32 am
TashPaul
carlitog
carlitog
15 March

Recommendation for a builder Sutherland/Shire NSW

Recommendation for a builder Sutherland/Shire NSW
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Hello, if anyone is still looking at this thread can you PM me names/contact details of licensed builders in the Sutherland Shire area for renovations (wall/fireplace…

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carlitog
Mar 15, 2017 4:37 pm
mak_
mak_
15 March

Anyone in Settlers Hill Mernda??

Anyone in Settlers Hill Mernda??

Hi loveguru, i know that is an old post but I just came across it today. What stage in Settlers Hill did you buy in? we bought in 9B and are owner building

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mak_
Mar 15, 2017 11:05 am
mak_

Structural Engineer costs - custom build

Structural Engineer costs - custom build

Hi drad81 A few of my clients have had issues with stormwater disposal of late you might want to check the actual PS costs and charges Reports should actually give you…

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StructuralBIMGuy
Mar 15, 2017 10:33 am
StructuralBIMGuy
drad81
drad81
15 March

Removing lime mortar to reuse bricks

Removing lime mortar to reuse bricks

For anyone else looking to do the same, I ended up advertising on Gumtree and Airtasker. Had a good response and a few people starting on Wednesday next week

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drad81
Mar 15, 2017 7:58 am
Intrepit
Intrepit
14 March

2 year old town house - ridge developing under upstairs carp

2 year old town house - ridge developing under upstairs carp

Thanks for the assist. Your explanation would make sense given the ridge runs directly over a lower level wall. I plan on recarpeting in the next year or 2 so my plan…

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Intrepit
Mar 14, 2017 6:41 pm
Heathf
Heathf
13 March

Fencing Contractor Reccomendations Brisbane?

Fencing Contractor Reccomendations Brisbane?

We are a little bit out of Brisbane in Springfield lakes but if you are looking for someone on the Southside . They did our whole half acre block with mesh and some…

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Heathf
Mar 13, 2017 9:48 pm
lozza81
lozza81
12 March

Letterbox faceplates

Letterbox faceplates

Can anyone recommend a company in NSW that does custom letterbox faceplates (with your number & address on them with a postal slot) ?? Thanks

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lozza81
Mar 12, 2017 9:57 pm

How many data points did you put in?

How many data points did you put in?

Yes I used a 12RU 19" rack with a patch panel, and the NBN equipment is mounted at the rear of the rack. Keeps everything neat and central

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1960sModernistHome
Mar 12, 2017 6:22 pm
1960sModernistHome
Saint Mike
Saint Mike
11 March

Help with sliding door dilemma

Help with sliding door dilemma

I picked doors etc - but didn't do it item by item. The builder organised the doors/windows etc.

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Saint Mike
Mar 11, 2017 4:50 pm
Saint Mike
buildX
buildX
10 March

What to consider before buying a house?

What to consider before buying a house?

My sister in law and his husband are planning to buy a house and its their first time since they get married. They have been renting for a year and finally wants to own…

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buildX
Mar 10, 2017 4:47 pm
buildX
Joker
Joker
10 March

Shipment from China

Shipment from China

Shops pay rent, council rates sometimes 5 x home rates, gst, accountancy bills of thousands, body corps 3 x 8 times home body corps, wages, super, storage, transport, …

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Joker
Mar 10, 2017 12:51 pm
juliazhen
juliazhen
10 March

How to enclose balcony? Thanks!

How to enclose balcony? Thanks!

Thank you so much, Saint Mike & Skarmory! Will check and share if find anyone good.

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juliazhen
Mar 10, 2017 8:49 am
qebtel
qebtel
9 March

House relocation - any one had a house moved?

House relocation - any one had a house moved?

Hard to say what it would cost to move up a hill. Just keep in mind if you move it, it will be treated as a new build, and you'll have to comply with a lot of newer…

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qebtel
Mar 09, 2017 8:55 pm
Saint Mike
Saint Mike
9 March

Dog Resistant Fly Screen from Bunnings?

Dog Resistant Fly Screen from Bunnings?

Yes - love for the dog - that works. The kids - maybe a 12 Gauge ... ;)

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Saint Mike
Mar 09, 2017 4:21 pm
Saint Mike

MyLights

MyLights

Has anyone had experience in getting MyLights ( http://www.advantageair.com.au/product/my-lights/ ) installed for their home? We're building our first home and probably…

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Chesapeake Ripper
Mar 07, 2017 8:52 pm
Casahome
Casahome
7 March

Tilers for 600 x600 Porcelaines tiles

Tilers for 600 x600 Porcelaines tiles

Hi Guys Just wondering if you have an idea about how much does the tiler charge for the tiling 600x600 porcelain tiles . Can you recommend any professional tilers as I…

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Casahome
Mar 07, 2017 12:31 pm

Casaview buikd

Casaview buikd

Depends on the a whole number of factors, how busy the builder is, how much of the remaining pre construction stages (I.e clients selection etc) are required to be…

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Our Build123
Mar 06, 2017 8:51 pm
Our Build123
Saint Mike
Saint Mike
5 March

Rear fences height Query VIC

Rear fences height Query VIC

This is the first time i visit in this site.it include informations are new for me.i don't know more about this topic before reading this blog.now i got a clear idea about…

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Saint Mike
Mar 05, 2017 4:18 pm
Saint Mike

new home

new home

Great advice.i really like to read this blog.in my point of view this one is a great advice and informations.thanku so much for including this topic.its really very useful for me.

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Our Build123
Mar 05, 2017 5:48 am
Our Build123
nicoleman
nicoleman
4 March

Invisi-Gard

Invisi-Gard

Can somebody tell me if Invisi-Gard security screens keep out mozzies?

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nicoleman
Mar 04, 2017 11:29 am
sajidmib
sajidmib
3 March

Independent inspectors

Independent inspectors

what facebook group is that ?

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sajidmib
Mar 03, 2017 2:43 pm
sajidmib
Sgene85
Sgene85
3 March

FHOG boost for regional Victoria

FHOG boost for regional Victoria

Thanks for sending that across. Unfortunately our area is not regional. Hopefully they extend this to rural/metro suburbs.

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Sgene85
Mar 03, 2017 2:33 pm
Sgene85

Town Planning costs

Town Planning costs

Thanks Jason for your advice. Yes I will check out the full extent of reports.

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New Home Build
Mar 03, 2017 11:18 am


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