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Saint Mike
Saint Mike
3 April

Sound proof Sewer pipes in double storey homes

Sound proof Sewer pipes in double storey homes

Yeah ! I'm not saying you don't do this or that it's not worth a long thought. My point is - you should also look at the position of the toilets. I'm not arguing…

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Saint Mike
Apr 03, 2018 3:16 pm
Saint Mike

Load Bearing Posts??

Load Bearing Posts??

I wouldn't stress (excuse the pun) too much if you can't locate the original engineering details Your engineer should advise you of the best way to replace the…

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StructuralBIMGuy
Apr 03, 2018 1:02 pm
StructuralBIMGuy
Alte
Alte
2 April

Allworth homes upgrade kitchen

Allworth homes upgrade kitchen

Hi I was wanting to know if anyone has used Allworth homes and have upgraded kitchen bench top to caeserstone supernatural, from their caesarsgone benchtopa doesn't look…

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Alte
Apr 02, 2018 10:05 pm

Hey guys, We have these odd window moldings on the exterior of our house (refer to attached pics). Would love your opinion and advice on what we can do to replace these,…

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wayno
Apr 02, 2018 6:58 pm
samanthac
samanthac
2 April

JGking Colour Selection

JGking Colour Selection

Has anyone on here been to the warehouse to select their colours when building with JGking? If so where about's is it located. Thinking of going before signing any…

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samanthac
Apr 02, 2018 6:42 pm
colin1
colin1
2 April

Garage Floor Painting

Garage Floor Painting

Would love to use these but just worked out I would need over 200 tiles, thus would cost nearly 2 grand to do the floor. After building a new house that is just not in the budget.

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colin1
Apr 02, 2018 3:19 pm
colin1
amateur69
amateur69
2 April

Tile Adhesive remover

Tile Adhesive remover

Hi all, just wondering what is the best and quickest way to remove tile adhesive once you have lifted the old tiles off? Don't want to chip away at it with a scraper. Is…

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amateur69
Apr 02, 2018 12:38 pm
subhavaastu
subhavaastu
29 March

Best Vastu Tips and Suggestion for House

Best Vastu Tips and Suggestion for House

House Vastu is very important place for all the effects of our day to day activities. Some residents may get some feelings that if changes made to the home for one room…

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subhavaastu
Mar 29, 2018 6:56 pm
gillybean
gillybean
29 March

Questions re painting the bathroom ceiling

Questions re painting the bathroom ceiling

A simple Google search shows a litre of paint will cover about 15m2, your area is about 6.7m2, so about 2 litres of paint required. As far as the quotes go, they seem…

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gillybean
Mar 29, 2018 11:13 am
gillybean
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arrow224
Mar 29, 2018 10:50 am

Its BLE5ED see attached. Here it is on at my place. Hope this helps.

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BL35ED
Mar 28, 2018 9:35 pm
coref1
coref1
28 March

Internet at Macarthur Heights

Internet at Macarthur Heights

I'm interested in the answer to that as well as i hope to start building there soon. It should be good as it is fibre to the premises. I'm currently in Leumeah and also…

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coref1
Mar 28, 2018 12:27 pm
Saint Mike
Saint Mike
28 March

Color/Electrical selection after contract sign

Color/Electrical selection after contract sign

I think we did it this way - we had our "limits" but could go over - and pay. Best thing we ever did was go for bigger toilets. They were proposing these skinny things…

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Saint Mike
Mar 28, 2018 11:16 am
Saint Mike
Saint Mike
Saint Mike
28 March

Colourbond gate

Colourbond gate

We have slats - horizontal - (sort of brownish colour) - looks good. BUT - it has a black surround (ie frame). Makes it all stand out quite well. Also a good lock.

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Saint Mike
Mar 28, 2018 11:12 am
Saint Mike
Saint Mike
Saint Mike
28 March

TV Antenna Supply and Install

TV Antenna Supply and Install

I'd also ask neighbours and look around for what you like. They are not all the same.

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Saint Mike
Mar 28, 2018 11:01 am
Saint Mike
Saint Mike
Saint Mike
28 March

Pls check images - does it look like there is a leak?

Pls check images - does it look like there is a leak?

MM would be best - but I left some paper around what I thought was a leak - turned out to be a loose fitting. Once I'd tightened it properly it was good. Never done…

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Saint Mike
Mar 28, 2018 10:59 am
Saint Mike

Building Defects

Building Defects

You are better trying to identify and fix the problem first than turn it into a lawyers picnic

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StructuralBIMGuy
Mar 27, 2018 7:37 am
StructuralBIMGuy
DustyBlue
DustyBlue
26 March

JG King Pemberton 355

JG King Pemberton 355

We are looking at this floorplan but smaller version Pemberton 300. Have you started building? Do you have photos?

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DustyBlue
Mar 26, 2018 11:41 am

Been a while posting, have had some really good progress with the house and some not so good progress with some issues that need to be fixed.…

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Samjay22
Mar 24, 2018 8:00 am
Samjay22
k3nnis
k3nnis
22 March

Shadowline Cornices

Shadowline Cornices

Thanks. Would like to see some pictures of the finished product by a project home builder.

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k3nnis
Mar 22, 2018 4:33 pm
CorinneB
CorinneB
21 March

Builder recommendations in Northern Melbourne

Builder recommendations in Northern Melbourne

Hi I can recommend our builder We have been super happy with the entire process from planning, pricing, contracts and construction. Darren has been a great person to deal…

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CorinneB
Mar 21, 2018 6:47 pm
Ben1976
Ben1976
19 March

Insurance while building

Insurance while building

The builder needs to have a Contract Works Insurance Policy in place covering Public Liability and Material Damage. When you have a certificate of occupancy you can then…

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Ben1976
Mar 19, 2018 4:34 pm
megg
megg
19 March

Price of security crimsafe or similar flyscreens

Price of security crimsafe or similar flyscreens

Thanks, I'll give them a call. Hopefully they travel as I live in Gippsland.

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megg
Mar 19, 2018 11:14 am
megg
parlayman
parlayman
19 March

Marsden Park Rail Link Petition

Marsden Park Rail Link Petition

I just signed the petition, “Andrew Constance (NSW Minister for Transport and Infrastructure): Build the Marsden Park rail…

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parlayman
Mar 19, 2018 9:52 am

Insulating 3 car garage/shed

Insulating 3 car garage/shed

Hi m4cc4s Thanks for the Photos I recommend you insulate the walls & ceiling Batten (600crts) out the frame and put up plasterboard? Here's a quick breakdown of…

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StructuralBIMGuy
Mar 18, 2018 8:58 pm
StructuralBIMGuy

Whichever software you choose to use make sure it has robust file translators so you can move forward to engineering & construction Details, Data. Quants, Costs,etc…

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StructuralBIMGuy
Mar 16, 2018 4:00 pm
StructuralBIMGuy
Simo24
Simo24
16 March

Plumbers Rates

Plumbers Rates

Ok thanks for the help

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Simo24
Mar 16, 2018 6:41 am
vanessah2015
vanessah2015
15 March

Last minute change oops

Last minute change oops

I did the same 😂 congratulations I hope it goes quickly for you :)

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vanessah2015
Mar 15, 2018 9:12 pm
vanessah2015
dav2708
dav2708
15 March

Old Ceramic Fuse board Replacement Quote Confusion

Old Ceramic Fuse board Replacement Quote Confusion

We live in a building that still has the old ceramic fuses to the majority of units which I realise are now non compliant and no electrician will do any internal work…

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dav2708
Mar 15, 2018 7:27 pm
Please Help
Please Help
15 March

Pest control - brown banded roaches

Pest control - brown banded roaches

6 Home Remedies to Kill Roaches 1. Baking Soda and Sugar 2. Boric Acid 3. Fabric Softener Spray 4. Bay Leaves 5. Lemon Peels or Lemon Juice 6. Coffee Traps Hope this helps!

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Please Help
Mar 15, 2018 7:21 pm

Now to hope it all comes together soon

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atemby
Mar 14, 2018 1:44 pm
atemby
Saint Mike
Saint Mike
12 March

Constant Water damage from neighbours leaking pool

Constant Water damage from neighbours leaking pool
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Hi Q - are you saying its worthy of the Myth page ... or not quite yet ... ;)

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Saint Mike
Mar 12, 2018 3:56 pm
Saint Mike
bluemetal77
bluemetal77
12 March

Hebel Cost + Installers in Sydney

Hebel Cost + Installers in Sydney

Hi Guys - I've searched forums and Google with little luck on getting information on Hebel installers and costs of labour? If anyone has done this recently can you please…

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bluemetal77
Mar 12, 2018 12:49 pm
bluemetal77
kisakib
kisakib
11 March

Need urgent help on pest/ spider control

Need urgent help on pest/ spider control

A help inception control that you critically require expelled, can help. Despite the fact that termites can be as little as a rice, they can cause enormous harm, find…

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kisakib
Mar 11, 2018 5:41 pm

Popping and Cracking sound in the walls

Popping and Cracking sound in the walls

@Jsm.hussaini Welcome to the forum More information & Photos are required Is it a steel or timber framed house? Are there any cracks appearing?

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StructuralBIMGuy
Mar 10, 2018 8:55 am
StructuralBIMGuy
Kuma
Kuma
10 March

Site cost

Site cost

Hi Everyone Is there anyone who has bought from stage 167 of lollipophills and got an idea about the site cost?

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Kuma
Mar 10, 2018 4:42 am
parlayman
parlayman
9 March

Anti-Glare Sarking

Anti-Glare Sarking

Thank you all for your inputs. We've decided to pay for sarking. In the whole scheme of things, paying $980 for our peace of mind is now a no brainer.

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parlayman
Mar 09, 2018 10:13 am

Standing water in stormwater drain. Normal?

Standing water in stormwater drain. Normal?

If the shower directly opposite the ORG is rarely used, is is normal that when that shower is ran, that a sewer smell comes up because water seal has dropped as water…

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Simondsbuild1
Mar 07, 2018 12:06 pm
khal
khal
6 March

HEBEL help??? Pros and Cons, need to make a decision!!!

HEBEL help??? Pros and Cons, need to make a decision!!!
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I believe that you moved into your home a few months ago. Hopefully, you and the family have been enjoying you home. In particular the Hebel Panels. I, therefore, wonder…

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khal
Mar 06, 2018 6:20 pm
homesaw
homesaw
5 March

Double Strength Hog Bristle or Self-Destruct Gloss???

Double Strength Hog Bristle or Self-Destruct Gloss???

Hi, I’m going out of my mind trying to find out the colour of my doors and trims. Does anyone have a photo of 1.5 or 2 x Hog Bristle Gloss or Self-Destruct Gloss?…

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homesaw
Mar 05, 2018 9:48 pm
ja2000
ja2000
4 March

Occupation Certificate denied

Occupation Certificate denied

Its a missed inspection, did Council do the subsequent inspection, in NSW the next one is water proofing of wet areas after framing. If Council was PCA, what is their…

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ja2000
Mar 04, 2018 8:01 pm
ja2000
ja2000
4 March

South facing back yard in sydney

South facing back yard in sydney

If its a custom design and not too late, you can design a u shaped house with the main back yard, pool facing east, so you get all of the morning sun until after lunch time.

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ja2000
Mar 04, 2018 7:51 pm
ja2000
ja2000
4 March

Looking for advice on private builders

Looking for advice on private builders

Hi same boat here, we are probably 50% complete with a private builder, I too was roaming this forum thought it was time to contribute. Main reason, we went private was…

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ja2000
Mar 04, 2018 7:22 pm
ja2000
ja2000
4 March

Building Surveyors do not look at quality or for defects.

Building Surveyors do not look at quality or for defects.

My house (NSW) was approved as a CDC by a mate who is a private certifier who has over 30 years experience, next door was also done and approved as a CDC and there are…

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ja2000
Mar 04, 2018 6:25 pm

Shale Grey Roof

Shale Grey Roof

Yep!, first world problems are to be reckoned with....there we were, driving past and someone says, 'What a beautiful roof'....never mind the house....look at the…

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ilmessaggio
Mar 04, 2018 3:14 pm
kisakib
kisakib
1 March

Pest Control

Pest Control

we are in Goulburn. I wish we had him around ☹️

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kisakib
Mar 01, 2018 3:29 pm
snowing
snowing
28 February

Is a covered rooftop deck a storey?!

Is a covered rooftop deck a storey?!

Thanks! That's helpful. It's along the line of my thought as well. So probably a pergola / vergola style covering would be a better choice then. As long as sunshine can…

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snowing
Feb 28, 2018 9:50 pm

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