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Saint Mike
Saint Mike
7 August 2018

Am I overreacting over fence cost?

Am I overreacting over fence cost?

I'd send email - explain your position - and say if nothing happens you'll have to take the next step. You don't want to etc etc - but you can't carry them. I may have…

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Saint Mike
Aug 07, 2018 10:07 am
Saint Mike
AjayS
AjayS
6 August 2018

Signature at the ponds

Signature at the ponds

There is this new project by the signature group at the ponds named signature at the ponds. Any feedback on how these developers are?

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AjayS
Aug 06, 2018 9:35 pm

Treatment for Spotted Gum Deck

Treatment for Spotted Gum Deck

Hi there, can you explain why you would recommend these over oils? My preference is to use something that isn't exactly staining the deck with a pre-mixed shade. I'm…

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Waldorf_Grange_Build
Aug 03, 2018 7:18 pm
Waldorf_Grange_Build
StructuralBIMGuy
StructuralBIMGuy
3 August 2018

Split Timber post on alfresco

Split Timber post on alfresco

Cloudcoach Check with your Council building Surveyor, the builder will require an Engineer to certify the structural adequacy of the post. BTW, it will be cheaper for him…

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StructuralBIMGuy
Aug 03, 2018 7:02 am
StructuralBIMGuy
MRSK
MRSK
2 August 2018

55 Tahmoor Rd, Tahmoor (Patcha Developments)

55 Tahmoor Rd, Tahmoor (Patcha Developments)

How lovely - you have a nice big block. Yes, next door to us is looking amazing - they are lovely people. It will be my husband, myself and our 5-year-old daughter from…

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MRSK
Aug 02, 2018 10:29 am
ECOECO
ECOECO
1 August 2018

Double Glazing in Canberra

Double Glazing in Canberra

Hi Amber, What sort of windows do you have now? Timber or aluminium?

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ECOECO
Aug 01, 2018 12:08 pm
ECOECO
SBG14
SBG14
31 July 2018

Fully Porcelain Tiles or Glazed Porcelain Tiles

Fully Porcelain Tiles or Glazed Porcelain Tiles

thanks again. Still interested in hearing from anyone who has lived with glazed porcelain tiles recently and the feedback from having it, thanks

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SBG14
Jul 31, 2018 7:21 pm
SBG14
Wild
Wild
31 July 2018

Wallara Waters/Wallan

Wallara Waters/Wallan
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Land is titled, Spoke to dennis family and they said It would take around 6 months for them to start the construction which is normal with them, seems a lot of time to me,…

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Wild
Jul 31, 2018 12:19 pm
Saint Mike
Saint Mike
30 July 2018

Waterproofing semi submerged limestone garage walls

Waterproofing semi submerged limestone garage walls

Wow ! You may well have to dig down outside and water-proof membrane. Then an ag drain as well. Floor doesn't look that good either.

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Saint Mike
Jul 30, 2018 3:29 pm
Saint Mike
themism
themism
30 July 2018

Scarborough Weatherboards vs James Hardie Scyon Linear

Scarborough Weatherboards vs James Hardie Scyon Linear

We have the same question now! Which one did you go for in the end? What swayed your decision? Thanks

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themism
Jul 30, 2018 1:27 pm
SaveH2O
SaveH2O
30 July 2018

Holbrook Homes Independent Inspectors.

Holbrook Homes Independent Inspectors.

It would be your thread with a suitable thread title, something like "Builder's Contracts. Awareness Needed Before Signing!" or similar. I started one on Performance…

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SaveH2O
Jul 30, 2018 1:00 pm
SaveH2O
StructuralBIMGuy
StructuralBIMGuy
29 July 2018

Interior design software

Interior design software

MagikTour is a 3D visualization solution which helps to visualize images or plans created by Architects and also capture and describe them in detail. It…

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StructuralBIMGuy
Jul 29, 2018 6:34 pm
StructuralBIMGuy
SaveH2O
SaveH2O
29 July 2018

Gutters & Downpipes

Gutters & Downpipes

It wouldn't be worth the hassle of fighting over it anyway. Are you on stormwater drainage or soak wells? If it is a real hassle having a connection done, maybe you could…

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SaveH2O
Jul 29, 2018 3:07 pm
SaveH2O
SaveH2O
SaveH2O
28 July 2018

Building Surveyor vs. Building Inspector

Building Surveyor vs. Building Inspector

The BS employs the BI. In Victoria, it is legislated that the new home buyer appoints the BS. See the VBA website for details. As per building expert's succinct post,…

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SaveH2O
Jul 28, 2018 9:42 am
SaveH2O
ethan870
ethan870
26 July 2018

First home costs?

First home costs?

Thanks Kailie. I love Gainsborough plus the blocks are totally flat. We are just going to have a chat with some builders tomorrow and try to have a quote from…

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ethan870
Jul 26, 2018 10:41 pm
Lauramac311
Lauramac311
26 July 2018

Unfinished Construction Site Next Door

Unfinished Construction Site Next Door

Hi, I am after some advice regarding options with my neighbours property. We live in a new housing estate & have been in our house 4 years. Our neighbour started…

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Lauramac311
Jul 26, 2018 4:29 pm
Gaudi
Gaudi
26 July 2018

How to best preserve treated pine retaining walls

How to best preserve treated pine retaining walls

Thanks for information. Good investigative work Who would have known, a treated pine timber association!! Reassuring I did the right thing. I was told they last more…

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Gaudi
Jul 26, 2018 3:52 pm
kjane
kjane
26 July 2018

Short term Lease Sydney

Short term Lease Sydney

Hi All, Not so much of a building question but a how to live while building question. We will have a period from January through to end of March (fingers crossed,all…

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kjane
Jul 26, 2018 3:43 pm
kailie86
kailie86
26 July 2018

custom builders in brisbane or gold coast

custom builders in brisbane or gold coast

My insta name is our_miami31_foreverhome. You’ll be able to find others who have commented on some of my photos from there.

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kailie86
Jul 26, 2018 1:32 pm
kailie86
isaia
isaia
25 July 2018

New Build Gold Coast

New Build Gold Coast

Why would you deposit and engage with a builder without discussing floor plans and design first. Sorry but for me does not makes sense. Maybe you can teach me here something.

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isaia
Jul 25, 2018 11:14 pm
garfield
garfield
25 July 2018

Best Sheds

Best Sheds

Hi all, I am in the hunt for a single colorbond garage and have recently been given a quote from Best Sheds which are around 30% cheaper that the opposition. They claim…

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garfield
Jul 25, 2018 10:00 pm
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Joker
Jul 25, 2018 1:42 pm
maggiesteinwald
maggiesteinwald
24 July 2018

New House Design Suggestion

New House Design Suggestion

Hi Jeff! This is the first time I have been commenting here, although I read the threads all the time. But this time I couldn’t resist and I had to…

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maggiesteinwald
Jul 24, 2018 4:38 pm
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rajan_g4
Jul 23, 2018 10:00 pm
rajan_g4

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
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
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
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
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

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