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MyFirst
MyFirst
29 September 2018

Gas connection question

Gas connection question

I saw the copper pipe for connection to the house near the electric meter. But not the copper pipe coming out from the ground for the gas line. From my research in Vic,…

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MyFirst
Sep 29, 2018 6:50 pm
Planet Sun
Planet Sun
29 September 2018

Plaster skimming walls?

Plaster skimming walls?

Has anyone in WA had the Gypsum Multifinish Plaster applied to their house? If so, did it cost more, what was the finish line, are you happy with it? I REALLY dislike…

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Planet Sun
Sep 29, 2018 3:09 pm
Planet Sun
zillah
zillah
29 September 2018

Find number of formwork steel H frames that are required for

Find number of formwork steel H frames that are required for

Credit goes to cyclic Fairly simple math really. If a frame is 1.8 meters and has a gap to the next frame of 1.5 meters, then a frame covers 3.3 meters,…

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zillah
Sep 29, 2018 1:36 am
ligongl
ligongl
28 September 2018

Design Ideas for uPVC Windows and Doors

Design Ideas for uPVC Windows and Doors

Apparently its widely used in US, Europe and more importantly middle east - which should be a testament for surviving the extreme…

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ligongl
Sep 28, 2018 11:29 pm
ligongl
MyFirst
MyFirst
28 September 2018

Brick Laying Tolerance

Brick Laying Tolerance

Ok Thanks for your comments.

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MyFirst
Sep 28, 2018 8:22 pm
building-expert
building-expert
28 September 2018

Is my builder liable for damage to existing services on site

Is my builder liable for damage to existing services on site

From your post it is clear that they knew not to go there but did. I think they are liable but you may need to push the right buttons to get it.

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building-expert
Sep 28, 2018 8:12 pm
building-expert

Hi all, Need some help with determining if these drains are built to spec. Knock-down rebuild with one of the big builders. 1. The grey stuff is powdery and some of it…

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Osmiumpanama13
Sep 26, 2018 11:31 pm
SaveH2O
SaveH2O
26 September 2018

Right to have stage inspections

Right to have stage inspections
1, 2

Yes...all too true. There has been ample time to act in the past and there has been no shortage of long term evidence that verifies the need.

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SaveH2O
Sep 26, 2018 5:20 pm
SaveH2O
jimbob73
jimbob73
26 September 2018

Support beams slight rust

Support beams slight rust

Hello my house is 7 years old and a couple km's from the ocean. The other day l looked under the house with the torch and l saw about 5 large long thick metal beams…

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jimbob73
Sep 26, 2018 3:41 pm
Sethor
Sethor
25 September 2018

Hot Water System

Hot Water System

Personally never heard of them before, there is a huge thread on Whirlpool about them (see link below). Quick skim through thread a few minor issues but warranty/after…

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Sethor
Sep 25, 2018 1:28 pm
StructuralBIMGuy
StructuralBIMGuy
25 September 2018

Rotten timber concern

Rotten timber concern

Siegfx If you don't have the structural Drawings I highly recommend you get a copy from The council's Building department assuming the builder has not given them to you.

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StructuralBIMGuy
Sep 25, 2018 8:05 am
StructuralBIMGuy
Maccar812
Maccar812
24 September 2018

FAIRHAVEN HOME COLOURS APPOINTMENT

FAIRHAVEN HOME COLOURS APPOINTMENT

Hi. Good luck with your colours. How did you get those pics before the day? Can you get in before? Our appointment is in November and we would love to get in there early.

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Maccar812
Sep 24, 2018 11:41 pm
Nickykim
Nickykim
24 September 2018

Sanding glass

Sanding glass

If you just want to take the sharp edges off you could use an 80 grit diamond hand pad. You can order these on-line, from stone and glass work tool supplies. Cost about $30.

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Nickykim
Sep 24, 2018 10:24 pm
John1121
John1121
24 September 2018

Online Property Valuations

Online Property Valuations

How reliable are the property valuations online?

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John1121
Sep 24, 2018 9:01 pm
tanmax
tanmax
24 September 2018

Slab Issues

Slab Issues

thx . its on both sides of the slab so was worried . is it something to worry abt

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tanmax
Sep 24, 2018 5:46 pm
tempura
tempura
24 September 2018

Sir Walter Buffalo or weed?

Sir Walter Buffalo or weed?

Few said it's potentially Kikuyu. Nice lawn btw.

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tempura
Sep 24, 2018 1:37 pm
tempura
building-expert
building-expert
23 September 2018

House inspector

House inspector

If you are buying a home then its wise to order building and timber pest inspection. They are actually two inspections and 2 reports. Building inspection should be done to…

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building-expert
Sep 23, 2018 12:15 pm
building-expert
Entilzha
Entilzha
23 September 2018

Damaged Stormwater pipes front yard after neighboring Build

Damaged Stormwater pipes front yard after neighboring Build

thanks for that and i know it will probably be a hassle to chase the other builder. have heard back from the guy who did my pipes and he will call past and fix it himself…

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Entilzha
Sep 23, 2018 11:05 am
chippyjohn1
chippyjohn1
22 September 2018

Bullnose window sill

Bullnose window sill

Hi Can anybody in the Hillarys WA area tell me where I can pick up a length of 170x30 mdf bullnose window sill. Thanks in advance.. John

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chippyjohn1
Sep 22, 2018 6:04 pm
Howyagoin
Howyagoin
22 September 2018

Lintel Support question.

Lintel Support question.

Usually not, but I can’t see it being a huge issue in this case. The framers can always fit a new lintel to the outside if required and double it up.

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Howyagoin
Sep 22, 2018 2:25 pm
Joker
Joker
22 September 2018

Beware of additional Cost in Final Invoice

Beware of additional Cost in Final Invoice

Size of builder will be irrelevant if you just sign a contract without getting it checked, your situation will apply big and small, you should of got a pre contract…

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Joker
Sep 22, 2018 2:49 am
building-expert
building-expert
21 September 2018

Owner Responsible for Any dmage or Theft After PCI

Owner Responsible for Any dmage or Theft After PCI

Builder is in possession and responsible until keys are handed over.

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building-expert
Sep 21, 2018 7:02 pm
building-expert
Heidz_27
Heidz_27
21 September 2018

Diy fibreglass pool installation

Diy fibreglass pool installation

Hi guys My partner and I are looking into installing our own fibreglass pool in our yard (brisbane qld). Has anyone done this before and have any pointers or a step by…

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Heidz_27
Sep 21, 2018 11:47 am
Wellar
Wellar
20 September 2018

Any Glass painting ideas?

Any Glass painting ideas?

<!--td {border: 1px solid #ccc;}br {mso-data-placement:same-cell;}-->Any charming glass painting ideas ? Just installed new casement window residential…

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Wellar
Sep 20, 2018 9:20 pm

Hi Guys, I bought my house a year ago and only just noticed this. The side of the house is brick however the rest is sycon cladding. On one side there is a clear gap…

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millerl10
Sep 19, 2018 10:23 pm
estate
estate
19 September 2018

Are bedroom sizes important?

Are bedroom sizes important?
1 ... 4, 5, 6

To pick up from an old thread. I think kitchen size and good size family living areas sizes and not to excessive and at least 2 living areas in the house are more…

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estate
Sep 19, 2018 10:17 pm
Joker
Joker
19 September 2018

NEWPORT 275

NEWPORT 275

8 months to 12 months.

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Joker
Sep 19, 2018 7:40 pm
Oh_Coral
Oh_Coral
19 September 2018

Delete Account

Delete Account

How does one permanently delete homeone account if the Admin won’t remove it after several attempts of me requesting?!

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Oh_Coral
Sep 19, 2018 8:39 am
bluemetal77
bluemetal77
18 September 2018

Underground 9000 litre water tank - options/cost

Underground 9000 litre water tank - options/cost

Hello, I would like to recommend you for checking . They are offering various sizes like: 3,800…

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bluemetal77
Sep 18, 2018 3:05 pm
bluemetal77

When renovating or building a new home, it is…

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AnnaGEM
Sep 17, 2018 3:36 pm
AnnaGEM
Hillsbuilds
Hillsbuilds
16 September 2018

Demolition - tree removal

Demolition - tree removal

Check your council website - ours has a list of what does and doesn’t need approval to remove.

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Hillsbuilds
Sep 16, 2018 5:17 pm
Gaudi
Gaudi
15 September 2018

Looking for building inspector Kinglake Victoria area

Looking for building inspector Kinglake Victoria area

Another recommendation David Seville from Seville inspections ‭0488 993 332‬ Has more than 40 years in building industry.

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Gaudi
Sep 15, 2018 11:52 pm
Gaudi
Gaudi
15 September 2018

Building Surveyor/inspector NCC/BCA

Building Surveyor/inspector NCC/BCA

Hey Bey I can tell already you’ll be in hot demand by so many builders wanting your level of expertise in providing certificate of occupancy.

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Gaudi
Sep 15, 2018 11:39 pm
Matchlock
Matchlock
15 September 2018

Looking for advice on house problem

Looking for advice on house problem

Ahh I see, any recommendation on which company to use in Sydney?

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Matchlock
Sep 15, 2018 4:25 pm
HennyPenny
HennyPenny
15 September 2018

Shire of Mundaring Shed Home

Shire of Mundaring Shed Home

Hi everyone, We are looking to convert a huge fairly new 200sqm shed into a dwelling while we build on a 5acre block. Has anyone had any experience doing this with the…

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HennyPenny
Sep 15, 2018 2:15 pm
ethan870
ethan870
13 September 2018

Coral homes windows size + blinds

Coral homes windows size + blinds

Thank you very much. I will contact Coral to check how much they charge for them otherwise I can get them custom made after handover. Thanks for your answer, very helpful.

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ethan870
Sep 13, 2018 9:47 am
StructuralBIMGuy
StructuralBIMGuy
13 September 2018

Staircase support

Staircase support

ben888 Unfortunately you will not be able to support those stairs on a basic timber floor system that is generally on offer by project builders I suggest you look into…

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StructuralBIMGuy
Sep 13, 2018 8:14 am
StructuralBIMGuy
shokel1975
shokel1975
12 September 2018

Solar

Solar

I have sent you some info. Check your inbox 😀

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shokel1975
Sep 12, 2018 7:02 pm
shokel1975
Jessie11
Jessie11
12 September 2018

Render

Render

We live in a 2 unit block. Our neighbour above is selling their unit and wants to partially repair a section of render on the building in order to increase the sale…

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Jessie11
Sep 12, 2018 1:10 pm
Stef100
Stef100
11 September 2018

Bad experience with kitchen resurfacing company

Bad experience with kitchen resurfacing company

A warning to everyone out there never to use Perfect Bathrooms & Kitchen as a company. First impressions seemed good and so went ahead but don't be fooled. Everything you…

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Stef100
Sep 11, 2018 4:48 pm
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colleng
Sep 11, 2018 2:23 pm
Sethor
Sethor
10 September 2018

Drain In Kitchen For Wall Oven

Drain In Kitchen For Wall Oven

Just advise builder which appliances you're installing along with installation manual and point out oven requires a water outlet & drain, also check specs on your hotplate…

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Sethor
Sep 10, 2018 3:20 pm
Nomes33
Nomes33
10 September 2018

GoHomes Perth

GoHomes Perth

Before we sign on the dotted line, I'm looking for experiences with GoHomes in Perth. We've bought a rear block in Hilton and the plan they have shown us fits most closely…

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Nomes33
Sep 10, 2018 11:11 am
john3136
john3136
8 September 2018

Flooring vinyl

Flooring vinyl

We've got vinyl planks in our kitchen/family room. Ours has a bit of texture on it to try to stop the dogs slipping and sliding. We've had no problems and would do the…

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john3136
Sep 08, 2018 5:13 pm
john3136

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