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Gaudi
Gaudi
16 January

Pheonix Tapware

Pheonix Tapware

My builder used them as standard They have decent warranty and they do abide by it and arrange plumber to replace any faulty items in first 12 months I have appreciated…

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Gaudi
Jan 15, 2019 11:58 pm

2nd Storey Extension Owner Builder

2nd Storey Extension Owner Builder

Without a sketch That works out about right I am assuming Upper Light Frame Construction , Budget on $80-100K per room I suggest you get a sketch and get 3 quotes, prices…

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StructuralBIMGuy
Jan 14, 2019 7:36 pm
StructuralBIMGuy

All of them are from demolition Cleaned carefully by hands Guarantee the quality and price is perfect for buyers! Price: $1…

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Ducan Trading
Jan 14, 2019 3:50 pm
Ducan Trading
gogo65
gogo65
14 January

Stylemaster

Stylemaster

Most builders include laying for a 300x300 ceramic tile. If you change to porcelain or rectified edge, larger size etc, they will charge accordingly, unfortunately this is…

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gogo65
Jan 14, 2019 1:25 pm
gogo65
jayasooriah
jayasooriah
13 January

Wisdom Homes/Sydney Electrical Group : NESS Alarm Pricing

Wisdom Homes/Sydney Electrical Group : NESS Alarm Pricing

Hello everyone, If anyone had a home built by Wisdom Homes and NESS alarms installed by Sydney Electrical Group, I like to know how much they quoted you for additional…

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jayasooriah
Jan 13, 2019 10:36 am

Home Design Software

Home Design Software

They all have strength and weaknesses Focus on one that allows you to Takes off quantities, m, m2, m3,etc That…

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StructuralBIMGuy
Jan 13, 2019 8:31 am
StructuralBIMGuy
Neil Dee
Neil Dee
11 January

Garage Floor

Garage Floor

Hi Guys Garage floor (car is housed in garage) was originally sealed then painted over, now it's coming off, have tried to gernie and repaint with no luck.....can you put…

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Neil Dee
Jan 11, 2019 3:41 pm
gogo65
gogo65
10 January

Oran Park Neville St Champion Homes

Oran Park Neville St Champion Homes

Generally CDC is 2 weeks, if you do a full DA through council it can take months

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gogo65
Jan 10, 2019 5:13 pm
gogo65
gogo65
gogo65
10 January

Urgent help needed

Urgent help needed

Surely the sellers solicitor neeed to go through the buyers solicitor. Maybe they’re hoping the new owners won’t fight it if their solicitor isn’t involved?

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gogo65
Jan 10, 2019 10:41 am
gogo65
Palanquin
Palanquin
9 January

Help provided

Help provided

I am a semi-retired builder/civil engineer and offer new home buyers and building contractors help/advice.

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Palanquin
Jan 09, 2019 12:42 pm
ChantelleC
ChantelleC
8 January

Under Fence

Under Fence

Dig out any dirt. Hammer nails.

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ChantelleC
Jan 08, 2019 3:21 pm
Redington
Redington
7 January

Removing Waste Soil

Removing Waste Soil

Hello... Recently I visited my lot in LEPPINGTON where construction will begin in the coming month. It came as a surprise to me when finding two huge piles being dropped…

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Redington
Jan 07, 2019 5:37 pm

Write reply... Here is an example of confirmed toxic mould which ended up gutting the entire house

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insider
Jan 07, 2019 4:58 pm
insider
SaveH2O
SaveH2O
7 January

The Shergold Weir Report on the Building Industry

The Shergold Weir Report on the Building Industry

Why there hasn't been a Royal Commission into the building industry a long time before now amazes me.

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SaveH2O
Jan 07, 2019 3:14 pm
SaveH2O
gogo65
gogo65
6 January

Advice regarding Builders

Advice regarding Builders

You have to compare inclusions, have you got architect plans or will you design a home with each builder? Comes down to cost per sqm/inclusions and for me, which builder…

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gogo65
Jan 06, 2019 7:17 pm
gogo65
Melbournevic
Melbournevic
6 January

Fantastic beds

Fantastic beds

I bought the Bravo double bed 7 years ago for my teenager and he is still using it. No issue. https://www.fantasticfurniture.com.au/C ... LMK2PVCBRO The bed you are…

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Melbournevic
Jan 06, 2019 7:16 pm
Toni69
Toni69
6 January

Concrete Feature walls

Concrete Feature walls

Any advice regarding indoor concrete feature walls we need advice regarding the color tone and the texture of it

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Toni69
Jan 06, 2019 3:56 pm
aussieta
aussieta
5 January

Building pool near easement

Building pool near easement

i believe it is 1 metre and then you need to build a vertical concrete wall so if they need to excavate the pipe your pool wont collapse

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aussieta
Jan 05, 2019 4:00 pm
aussieta
Matchlock
Matchlock
5 January

Is this an Asbestos fibro?

Is this an Asbestos fibro?

Testing is always required to determine containing materials. SOME forms of asbestos are visibly fibrous while others appear so only under a microscope. Tran site is a…

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Matchlock
Jan 05, 2019 12:16 am
Rosepetal.
Rosepetal.
4 January

Lilly pilly.

Lilly pilly.

Hi. I have a lilly pilly hedge (not sure what variety) that is over 10years old. Some of the lilly pilly trunks and branches have grayish patches on them. The patches…

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Rosepetal.
Jan 04, 2019 9:06 pm
Ducan Trading
Ducan Trading
4 January

Sandstock bricks

Sandstock bricks

$2.20 incl. GST 10,000 available bricks We are Ducan Trading PTY LTD -…

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Ducan Trading
Jan 04, 2019 1:59 pm
Ducan Trading

$1.10 each incl. GST 50,000 available bricks We are Ducan Trading PTY LTD - secondhand building materials…

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Ducan Trading
Jan 04, 2019 1:56 pm
Ducan Trading
Red Elk
Red Elk
4 January

Replacing aluminium Windows in 1968 house

Replacing aluminium Windows in 1968 house

We just bought a 1968 house in pretty much original condition. The aluminium sliding Windows are in very poor condition and we'll need to replace them with double glazing.…

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Red Elk
Jan 04, 2019 1:09 pm
Mamz
Mamz
3 January

Question about regulations re window sizes

Question about regulations re window sizes

Hi Mamz! The next time you stuck with a similar problem, I recommend you checking to calculate your…

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Mamz
Jan 03, 2019 9:56 pm
Mamz
chippy
chippy
3 January

Screen Door doesn't get closed fully

Screen Door doesn't get closed fully

Just try backing of the closer. On the end of the closer that attaches to the door is a screw. Try undoing it a quarter turn at a time. The more you undo it the harder…

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chippy
Jan 03, 2019 12:18 am
chippy
alexp79
alexp79
2 January

EPS Foam and Rockote

EPS Foam and Rockote

Much cheaper option will be to blow in proper insulation into your frame. If you decide to proceed with EPS, ensure that EPS you are using does not contain any HBCD fire…

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alexp79
Jan 02, 2019 5:11 pm

Where this moisture coming from and how to fix it?

Where this moisture coming from and how to fix it?

From what you said and photo of the view through the window (and older style cornice) you have standard construction older home with eaves. Fascia and gutter are…

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building-expert
Jan 02, 2019 6:41 am
building-expert
chippy
chippy
1 January

Repairing this reception desk

Repairing this reception desk

It looks like it's painted. You could probably take it to a cabinet maker or spray painter. The first thing is strengthening the damaged area then it can be filled and…

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chippy
Jan 01, 2019 7:29 pm
chippy

How to fix this sheet parts coming off from Gyprock ceiling?

How to fix this sheet parts coming off from Gyprock ceiling?

Hi That looks like plasterboard tape - the paper tape placed over the…

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997
cornellengineers
Jan 01, 2019 3:42 pm
cornellengineers

KDNR Urban Edge/PD/Henley? Which is 'better'?

KDNR Urban Edge/PD/Henley? Which is 'better'?

Hi All, first of all Happy New Year! We are planning KDNR @ inner-east Melbourne and was hoping to hear your experience with either of these 3 builders which we have…

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Yoshi and Peach
Jan 01, 2019 12:30 pm

We are Ducan Trading PTY LTD - Secondhand building materials We supply solid bricks, hardwood and oregon timber, roofing sheets, pavers, sliding doors, windows,..... All…

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Ducan Trading
Dec 31, 2018 9:39 am
Ducan Trading
Gidgett
Gidgett
30 December 2018

Haymes paint wanting light grey "imagine" Vs "silver screen"

Haymes paint wanting light grey "imagine" Vs "silver screen"

Maybe use Greyology 3? I personally love silver screen!

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Gidgett
Dec 30, 2018 6:38 pm

We are DUCAN Trading PTY LTD - secondhand building materials supplier All of bricks from demolition…

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Ducan Trading
Dec 29, 2018 1:40 pm
Ducan Trading
Ducan Trading
Ducan Trading
29 December 2018

Choosing Bricks

Choosing Bricks

hi

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Ducan Trading
Dec 29, 2018 11:07 am
Ducan Trading
Novice21
Novice21
29 December 2018

Mildew - subfloor ventilation or something else?

Mildew - subfloor ventilation or something else?

Thank you. We used a company starting with R in Melbourne but they claimed that provided there is some kind of ventilation in the room (window) there is no building…

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Novice21
Dec 29, 2018 8:32 am
Tabitha
Tabitha
27 December 2018

Asbestose

Asbestose

I just knocked down a post war house filled with asbestos including fake brick cladding which had asbestos. The whole knock down was about $17,000 I am in the outer…

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Tabitha
Dec 27, 2018 8:57 pm
Jmjm88
Jmjm88
23 December 2018

Eden Brae

Eden Brae

Oh by the way which design are you going with?

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Jmjm88
Dec 23, 2018 1:00 pm
iTool
iTool
22 December 2018

Insulating Garage Door

Insulating Garage Door

I'd guess so, given the use of the term "drywall" rather than plasterboard. I have a vague recollection that R values in NA are not comparable to R values here too, but I…

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iTool
Dec 22, 2018 8:15 am
Melos
Melos
21 December 2018

Copyright infringement?

Copyright infringement?

If it’s a da they should be on councils website

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Melos
Dec 21, 2018 9:29 pm
Melos
Melos
19 December 2018

Approval dates

Approval dates

Exciting times. Good luck with the build process

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Melos
Dec 19, 2018 3:48 pm
Mika.Ho
Mika.Ho
18 December 2018

Any furniture sale recommend?

Any furniture sale recommend?

So many year-end promotions come up recently:lol: Is there any promotion recommend? No ads, pls.

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Mika.Ho
Dec 18, 2018 3:58 pm
Em Lo
Em Lo
17 December 2018

Quiet Step underlay or Regupol cork underlay

Quiet Step underlay or Regupol cork underlay

I have to decide what underlay to use under laminate flooring we plan to install in January. It is quite a task. We have a…

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Em Lo
Dec 17, 2018 10:34 pm
1800
1800
17 December 2018

Maintenance/Service Easement

Maintenance/Service Easement

Hi All, I am wondering if anyone can knows how long the service easement is? looking to go through CDC The lot im looking at is 10m wide and 32m depth, Zero lot (all…

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1800
Dec 17, 2018 8:47 pm
Intellichoice
Intellichoice
14 December 2018

Who to choose?! In a pickle

Who to choose?! In a pickle

As per the previous-if you have already sunk cash-and a legal battle to get monies back seems a trial (no pun intended) then you could find a supervisor and do as an owner…

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Intellichoice
Dec 14, 2018 3:08 pm
Intellichoice
Sethor
Sethor
14 December 2018

Lock up payment

Lock up payment

Also note if your build is financed your bank will have a lock up valuation done when payment is requested.

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Sethor
Dec 14, 2018 12:46 pm
Melos
Melos
12 December 2018

Own build vs employ builder

Own build vs employ builder

Maybe you could approach the builder that retired and ask him to help project manage the build. I had a friend project manage a major Reno and it saved her a lot of money…

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1200
Melos
Dec 12, 2018 5:25 am

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