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Eco Ian
Eco Ian
23 July 2018

FREE SPECIALIST ADVICE FOR LOW ENERGY & PREFAB/MODULAR BLD

FREE SPECIALIST ADVICE FOR LOW ENERGY & PREFAB/MODULAR BLD

I feel project builders build sheds not homes and that there is an industry led push to prevent Owner Builders building their own homes! This is why I am offering free…

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Eco Ian
Jul 23, 2018 6:16 pm

We are Duc An Trading - 2nd hand Building Materials Supplier in Chipping Norton provide Recycled Building Materials including: - Solid Bricks - Pavers - Sliding Doors -…

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Ducan Trading
Jul 23, 2018 3:29 pm
Ducan Trading
StructuralBIMGuy
StructuralBIMGuy
23 July 2018

Fencing dilemma

Fencing dilemma

CarolineJ There is no substitute for Quality Materials and Rendered brickwork Ranks among the best Brickwork Rates have dropped considerably in Perth...Great time to do…

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StructuralBIMGuy
Jul 23, 2018 1:47 pm
StructuralBIMGuy
Gaudi
Gaudi
22 July 2018

Tarnish on metal balusters on deck

Tarnish on metal balusters on deck

Try a non scratch scourer if you are scrubbing it off. Autosol metal polishes from Bunnings are brilliant. Put some cream on, it does the heavy work then doesn’t need…

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Gaudi
Jul 22, 2018 10:37 am
alexp79
alexp79
21 July 2018

Pros and cons with all-in-one insulated roofing panels

Pros and cons with all-in-one insulated roofing panels

Builders are always conservative. Give a call to ARCPanel guys and ask them to provide contact details of the owners who installed many years ago. Then call owners and…

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alexp79
Jul 21, 2018 7:34 pm
StructuralBIMGuy
StructuralBIMGuy
20 July 2018

cost of peiring and rock removal

cost of peiring and rock removal

That's ridiculous, OT...They can excavate and extract gold in the for $150/m2 at 3grms/m3 and still make a profit When the mine closes they should transfer to Sydney an…

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StructuralBIMGuy
Jul 20, 2018 8:03 am
StructuralBIMGuy
Keystart
Keystart
19 July 2018

Keystart Refinance Times

Keystart Refinance Times

- KEYSTART OFFICIAL REPRESENTATIVE – Hi there KD1sthome, It is great to hear you are ready to submit your application. If it is through a broker, then they could give…

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Keystart
Jul 19, 2018 7:40 pm
Judage-ge
Judage-ge
19 July 2018

Process of getting a building permit for an existing pergola

Process of getting a building permit for an existing pergola

Whats the process of getting a building permit for an already built pergola with a roof? Will there be a definite penalty for this or the council going to assess and if…

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Judage-ge
Jul 19, 2018 6:14 pm
Judage-ge

Plantation shutters are best for your home window installation this for wooden type and window shutters safety from the air, rain, and sun so, energy…

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lunaowen
Jul 19, 2018 5:00 pm
StructuralBIMGuy
StructuralBIMGuy
19 July 2018

We spared no expenses building our pride and joy.

We spared no expenses building our pride and joy.

OK I'll Bite, Tips based on Images without proofs IMO is old technology, Data,apps, Simulations are leading the way

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StructuralBIMGuy
Jul 19, 2018 6:24 am
StructuralBIMGuy
Kezza92
Kezza92
17 July 2018

Hickinbotham offer timber bench tops?

Hickinbotham offer timber bench tops?

Unfortunately I work stupid hours. So I haven’t got the chance to go down to the gallery. But do Hickinbotham/ Statesman do solid timber bench tops? I like stone but…

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Kezza92
Jul 17, 2018 9:20 pm
StructuralBIMGuy
StructuralBIMGuy
16 July 2018

How much to build this

How much to build this

You will save very little as the Concretor will become a nominated Subcontractor, so the builder won't pass on saving Generally concretor is 8% Of the contract, if the…

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StructuralBIMGuy
Jul 16, 2018 11:01 am
StructuralBIMGuy
StructuralBIMGuy
StructuralBIMGuy
16 July 2018

Rosenthal Sunbury site costs

Rosenthal Sunbury site costs

Site costs can vary, more Info required? Size house Contour, Geotech report, engineering,display or custom build?

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StructuralBIMGuy
Jul 16, 2018 8:58 am
StructuralBIMGuy
kneesocks
kneesocks
13 July 2018

Building with Dechellis - has anyone any advice?

Building with Dechellis - has anyone any advice?

Keen to see replies to this also. We are seriously considering building with them in Adelaide too. However when I caught up with some old work mates today, incl one…

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kneesocks
Jul 13, 2018 10:21 pm
janetdilbeck
janetdilbeck
13 July 2018

Device for science Expo-need durable electrostatic painting

Device for science Expo-need durable electrostatic painting

Hey guys, I'm an engineering graduate and I'm currently designing a device for a science expo. The carcass is ready and I'm planning to finish it off by the coming…

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janetdilbeck
Jul 13, 2018 8:36 pm
Saint Mike
Saint Mike
13 July 2018

Man hole lock

Man hole lock

I'd have thought Bunnings or someone would have these - or a builders supply shop. Might also be a "home" job. Have you tried Ebay - they have some very odd things - but…

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Saint Mike
Jul 13, 2018 11:39 am
Saint Mike
Saint Mike
Saint Mike
13 July 2018

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

Are You looking for we are there? our company provides the best professional waste removal, expert.

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

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
Anne.agland
Anne.agland
11 July 2018

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 2018

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 2018

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 2018

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 2018

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
StructuralBIMGuy
StructuralBIMGuy
8 July 2018

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
Saint Mike
Saint Mike
7 July 2018

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
Saint Mike
Saint Mike
7 July 2018

Black spots on my grass

Black spots on my grass

Any chance of a long shot ?

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

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 2018

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
bestspecials
bestspecials
4 July 2018

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
secondtimeround
secondtimeround
3 July 2018

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 2018

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 2018

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 2018

Santorini 23

Santorini 23

Coral homes Santorini 23

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

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 2018

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 2018

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
building-expert
building-expert
29 June 2018

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 2018

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 2018

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 2018

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
cooperplace
cooperplace
25 June 2018

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 2018

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 2018

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 2018

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

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