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Gaudi
Gaudi
1 May

Street Light Re-location

Street Light Re-location

In Melbourne it is also very expensive Family were quoted 20000 by council to move it.

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Gaudi
May 01, 2018 10:58 pm
Gaudi
Gaudi
1 May

Bad Render - seeking advice

Bad Render - seeking advice

You can ask for it to be improved in areas of most concern to you. Expansion join could be neater in my opinion. Post PCI to achieve handover builders will get lots done…

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Gaudi
May 01, 2018 10:57 pm
Gaudi
Gaudi
1 May

FRONT HOUSE SETBACK DISPENSATIONS ?

FRONT HOUSE SETBACK DISPENSATIONS ?

Re: set back https://www.planning.vic.gov.au/__data/ ... e-2015.pdf Have you looked at the council minimum setbacks for your land- I think depends on zoning and what…

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Gaudi
May 01, 2018 10:51 pm
MacRock
MacRock
30 April

Rock Excavation guide

Rock Excavation guide

Hi - just educating myself re the cost of rock excavation Our report show rock (xw) at DCP40+ Our single story house and granny totals 24 squares. We will need…

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MacRock
Apr 30, 2018 1:50 pm

Open vs closed staircases - which ones better?

Open vs closed staircases - which ones better?

Open stair case is in fashion at the moment and they do allow for good natural light and make a small area feel a little larger. As long as they meet code they totally…

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EVOKE ARCHITECTS
Apr 30, 2018 10:58 am
EVOKE ARCHITECTS

Darling Downs WA site costs

Darling Downs WA site costs

Luke81 Thanks for the reply You might want to check AS 2870 Residential Slabs as there is little difference between S & M price wise once you have factored in the sand…

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StructuralBIMGuy
Apr 29, 2018 11:11 pm
StructuralBIMGuy

Concrete Deflection

Concrete Deflection

Don't forget that the house is 45 years old and you would expect long term concrete creep, 20mm-16.8mm= 3.2mm. Is that significant for you?

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building-expert
Apr 28, 2018 10:27 am
building-expert
Hillsbuilds
Hillsbuilds
27 April

Help please!?!

Help please!?!

Fantastic! Will follow if you decide to have a build thread

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Hillsbuilds
Apr 27, 2018 1:31 pm
aussieta
aussieta
26 April

Anyone got experience to take down gumtree with Ku-Ring-Gai

Anyone got experience to take down gumtree with Ku-Ring-Gai

not sure if it would work but i would try get the cfa to come out make a donation and ask them to write a letter saying it is a fire hazard or could block fire truck access

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aussieta
Apr 26, 2018 5:40 pm
aussieta

Private Inspector for new house in Sydney - Which one

Private Inspector for new house in Sydney - Which one

Hello I have just used Houspect for a slab and frame inspection (I purchased a package of inspections from them). I would have no hesitation in recommending them as the…

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Met_LibertyVerve
Apr 25, 2018 9:52 pm
greggles
greggles
25 April

Timber screen fixings

Timber screen fixings

Thanks, good point about the weight. Thinking coach screws might do the trick! Plan is 3 horizontal rails, 2.4 m vertical battens, 4.8 m wide screen. Can’t wait to give…

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greggles
Apr 25, 2018 6:01 pm
KatDS
KatDS
25 April

How much did you pay for variation?

How much did you pay for variation?

Hi! Just wondering if the $1,500 admin fee applies to any structural change. (I.e. Facade) or that fee is meant for non structural change? Asked my builder (wisdom)…

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KatDS
Apr 25, 2018 5:19 pm
Saint Mike
Saint Mike
24 April

WHITE INTERIOR...PLEASE HELP

WHITE INTERIOR...PLEASE HELP

We have a sort of off-white - American or USA ... its called. Quite nice. I agree with one colour. No feature walls etc.

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Saint Mike
Apr 24, 2018 10:39 am
Saint Mike
ddarroch
ddarroch
24 April

Feedback on house design

Feedback on house design

If you moved the stairs, upstairs it would be bathroom+stairs swapped for the study. Seems to be a similar sized swap, larger if you included the powder room.

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ddarroch
Apr 24, 2018 3:09 am

Conveyancing Feedback Required

Conveyancing Feedback Required

** Attention People who have bought/sold property** *Complete this Survey for your chance to win a $30 Coles Myer Voucher* (Please ensure you leave your email address so…

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Shannykins173
Apr 23, 2018 9:56 pm
Joker
Joker
23 April

Economy Tiles vs standard

Economy Tiles vs standard

Show a good Tiler and get his expert opinion in it, he will know more about the pros and cons of cheaper tiles.

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Joker
Apr 23, 2018 9:42 pm
KJA
KJA
23 April

Self Levelling Products

Self Levelling Products

Thanks heaps, will give it a try.

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KJA
Apr 23, 2018 3:47 pm
JacksonTyler
JacksonTyler
23 April

a dead end with suppliers Bondor

a dead end with suppliers Bondor

I'm with Veseli on this one, it looks like you jumped the gun and are trying to blame Bondor. You didn't purchase anything, you were just waiting for a quote, it looks…

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JacksonTyler
Apr 23, 2018 3:37 pm
matt1927
matt1927
23 April

Hamptons coastal front elevation

Hamptons coastal front elevation

Thanks for the reply. We have left the windows plain as they will have plantation shutters installed so we didn't want them to look too busy. We did originally have the…

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matt1927
Apr 23, 2018 2:58 pm
PETERHSV
PETERHSV
23 April

ZERO LOT entitlement in Sydney

ZERO LOT entitlement in Sydney

Hi i have a land 12.5m frontage in Leppington, Sydney NSW. My neighbour has agreed to a "support and maintenance" easement to go on their title so i can theoretically…

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PETERHSV
Apr 23, 2018 9:53 am
meowys
meowys
21 April

Possible legal action?

Possible legal action?

Thanks :) Yes, given our mobile phones have high internal storage and better camera technology, no harm to take as many photos for reference.

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meowys
Apr 21, 2018 6:25 pm
gillybean
gillybean
20 April

External render is not same as plan but builder denied it

External render is not same as plan but builder denied it

In this case it is the side that has been rendered but not the front, but the result is the same - odd. I agree with jas0nt above, should’ve gotten the front…

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gillybean
Apr 20, 2018 3:53 pm
gillybean
Aitch
Aitch
20 April

Things to do after move in to protect your home

Things to do after move in to protect your home

If its not painted, don't paint it. I live in koala protection area where all fencing must be wooden. Generally painted fence look alot worse a lot quicker/require a lot…

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Aitch
Apr 20, 2018 3:51 pm
Saint Mike
Saint Mike
20 April

Non treated timber

Non treated timber

I hate timber in the ground - even treated. I've seen so called treated timber crumbling after a few years. No idea of your termite/white any situation - but they will…

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Saint Mike
Apr 20, 2018 11:34 am
Saint Mike
rockyroad
rockyroad
19 April

Dream house in accolade rockbank Melbourne

Dream house in accolade rockbank Melbourne

Hi, Just bumped into your post and good to see that you have started something with Accolade in Rockbank. I have got a corner block in stage 4. With land titling in mid…

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rockyroad
Apr 19, 2018 11:28 pm
Irenemathi
Irenemathi
19 April

Stuck on small bathroom design

Stuck on small bathroom design

Thanks for that - yes, it’s a linen cupboard but we have an old home with no storage so am stuck as to where else to put a linen cupboard.... Am now thinking of a…

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Irenemathi
Apr 19, 2018 2:19 pm

Wardrobe behind wall how big

Wardrobe behind wall how big

You'd want 500-600 deep cabinetry unless one wall is for shoes or drawers, in which case you could reduce it. At least 800 walkway, ideally 1000mm for it to not feel…

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EVOKE ARCHITECTS
Apr 19, 2018 11:28 am
EVOKE ARCHITECTS
Saint Mike
Saint Mike
16 April

When would the warranty of heating system start counting?

When would the warranty of heating system start counting?

Warranty is normally from date f purchase isn't it ? BUT - ACCC gives you certain rights above and beyond the "warranty". Which do work. If you have need of them do not…

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Saint Mike
Apr 16, 2018 5:35 pm
Saint Mike
rish16
rish16
14 April

Anyone building Capri 25 with Coral Homes?

Anyone building Capri 25 with Coral Homes?

Awesome! Thank you so much. I paid initial deposit in Nov17 and land registration is getting delayed and they are telling that land will register in june 2018. My…

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rish16
Apr 14, 2018 6:13 pm
Gaudi
Gaudi
14 April

Smart ideas!

Smart ideas!

Brilliant ideas My head is spinning. Wish I had a creative bone in my body

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Gaudi
Apr 14, 2018 4:26 pm
Gaudi
Gaudi
14 April

Painting of Dulux Acrashield

Painting of Dulux Acrashield

Hi Plenty of questions, I’d highly recommend you call the dulux acratex technical support number. I have a friend that works for dulux in research. Good to get…

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Gaudi
Apr 14, 2018 3:23 pm
Aitch
Aitch
14 April

What type of flooring is this

What type of flooring is this

Pick an inconspicuous spot and chip at the edge of one of those ridges (chisel or similar), taking a tiny chip out will show you if its real slate or not.

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Aitch
Apr 14, 2018 2:00 pm
hutch
hutch
13 April

Stage 41

Stage 41

Hi All Can someone please help me with the update for the stage 41 registration date. Thanks Paul

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hutch
Apr 13, 2018 3:14 pm

Its a stormwater pipe. We did our own landscape previously so they had left the pipe like that for us to cut down. Just turf it first (or whatever you want in that…

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_sallz
Apr 11, 2018 10:17 pm
_sallz
hutch
hutch
11 April

Stage 41 registration

Stage 41 registration

Hi All Can someone please help me with the update for the stage 41 release registration. Thanks in advance Paul

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hutch
Apr 11, 2018 9:21 pm

Deck replacement

Deck replacement

lala682 Photos help..BTW you are not responsible for general Wear & Tear

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StructuralBIMGuy
Apr 11, 2018 7:24 pm
StructuralBIMGuy
justgo
justgo
11 April

top soil removal

top soil removal

hi my land to remove top soil around 100 tons. any needs txt me 0411355053

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justgo
Apr 11, 2018 3:46 pm

Building a duplex in Thornlie

Building a duplex in Thornlie

Hi; I am a first home buyer and planning to build a…

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faisalmech330
Apr 11, 2018 3:45 pm
Old Bloke
Old Bloke
10 April

NEWPORT 275 - FAIRHAVEN HOMES

NEWPORT 275 - FAIRHAVEN HOMES

Use the search function - there are a couple of Newport 275 blogs on this site.

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Old Bloke
Apr 10, 2018 8:20 pm

Difference between slabs

Difference between slabs

You will need to put up the test results soil profile, Bore logs, bearing capacities,etc,etc also read this "Forearmed is Forewarned"

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StructuralBIMGuy
Apr 10, 2018 9:57 am
StructuralBIMGuy
Jamster
Jamster
8 April

Metricon Liberty 38/42 question?

Metricon Liberty 38/42 question?

Hi guys, new to the forum. Have been doing a heap of research on cost, but could anybody be so kind to provide me with an approximate cost to this house with the Classique…

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Jamster
Apr 08, 2018 10:34 pm
Rocchet
Rocchet
8 April

Advice - 90 day maintenance period

Advice - 90 day maintenance period

I believe that if there are things that have been damaged by someone (rather than a fault) and they weren’t picked up at pci it’s impossible to prove that you…

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Rocchet
Apr 08, 2018 9:36 am

These days, many people want their homes to be much insulated. This has a great base: money. You do not have to spend a lot of money on the energy bill.…

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viveka
Apr 04, 2018 6:33 pm
bank
bank
4 April

How long do the estate's "design guidelines" apply?

How long do the estate's "design guidelines" apply?

Ours are ten years, but there was no penalty outlined so I'm not sure what they could do. We'll be planting our tree as far from the house as possible.

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bank
Apr 04, 2018 3:22 pm
bank
Sasteven
Sasteven
4 April

Problem with finishing

Problem with finishing

What I am really looking for is how to finish the side of the stairs and cover up the dirt - want it to look like finished. Any suggestions??

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Sasteven
Apr 04, 2018 12:03 pm
jani
jani
3 April

live chat agents

live chat agents

A link that says, ‘chat with us now’ in professional email signatures, gives the customers an option for instant messaging whenever they have any…

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jani
Apr 03, 2018 5:08 pm

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