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Joker
Joker
22 June

Offering an express payment

Offering an express payment

Personally I budgeted for a two year build, so I would wait for best trades and had time to find best quality with no compromises at much lower prices, for me it worked a…

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Joker
Jun 22, 2018 1:08 pm
Justin74
Justin74
22 June

Tiling

Tiling

Thanks , This is the projection..... The issue is how to attach the bluestone to the underside, Builder isn’t sure how to fix it to the underside

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Justin74
Jun 22, 2018 9:21 am

DUCAN Trading - 2nd Hand Building Material in Chipping Norton- provides recycled solid bricks, pavers, at lowest price guarantee. Recycled solid…

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Ducan Trading
Jun 21, 2018 3:14 pm
Ducan Trading
tammyt
tammyt
21 June

I'm doing some research about a real estate can anyone help?

I'm doing some research about a real estate can anyone help?

My mates and I are looking to create a property app, and we need to understand what people think about our idea. If you have a few minutes, please help respond to the…

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tammyt
Jun 21, 2018 12:03 pm
tammyt
sharmin
sharmin
20 June

Newport 275

Newport 275

Hi We are going to build newport 275. I just wondering Anybody added an extra wall in front of the stairs? Thanks

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sharmin
Jun 20, 2018 1:11 pm
JB1
JB1
20 June

Underfloor heating. Advice, comments, experience etc

Underfloor heating. Advice, comments, experience etc
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That's a good idea. At the moment, I've poured my slab, however as side of the slab is uneven, it's pointless to attempt to add XPS between slab and brick veneer. I…

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JB1
Jun 20, 2018 11:30 am
Gaudi
Gaudi
19 June

New house: Pressure Limiting Valve installed on mains?

New house: Pressure Limiting Valve installed on mains?

http://www.vba.vic.gov.au/__data/assets ... -Rates.pdf You likely have this already. If you don’t get a reply overnight, you can try calling the plumbing authority…

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Gaudi
Jun 19, 2018 10:21 pm

Slab damage from excavator

Slab damage from excavator

I had precisely this happen when I built 20 years ago. I was not happy and complained to the builder. At the time I saw the damage the framer was there about to begin…

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Mr. Sausage
Jun 19, 2018 9:03 pm
aussieta
aussieta
19 June

A Special bath tap seat?

A Special bath tap seat?

i used ceramic bath sets which does not use the original seat, the whole thing is in the tap body https://www.bunnings.com.au/mondella-ch ... t_p5002774

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aussieta
Jun 19, 2018 6:13 pm
aussieta
mjulhes
mjulhes
19 June

Help for translate building vocabulary

Help for translate building vocabulary

Hello, I'm a french estimator for a timber construction, i'm trying to translate my resume but i have some problems with the english bulding vocabulary. If someone can…

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mjulhes
Jun 19, 2018 3:34 pm
diggi
diggi
19 June

Fridge Cavity

Fridge Cavity

Ha ha, made a mistake here once, gave the kitchen builder the fridge width and he made the cavity exactly that, needless to say we couldn't put our fridge there. Id say…

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diggi
Jun 19, 2018 10:16 am
san_riri
san_riri
18 June

Timber frame window - Upgrade

Timber frame window - Upgrade

Hi All, We're building the Lincoln 35 MKII with…

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san_riri
Jun 18, 2018 9:52 pm
novaqu
novaqu
18 June

HOG BRISTLE render colour!!!!

HOG BRISTLE render colour!!!!

Hi Can someone please show me pics of their house with Hog Bristle render colour. I need to make a decision on the colour of my aluminum windows. I am tossing up between…

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novaqu
Jun 18, 2018 6:21 pm

Hi Keen on these tiles from Beaumonts but they are 150 wide i need 200mm Has anybody seen them somewhere in Sydney? I am talking about…

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Peter Bell
Jun 18, 2018 1:37 pm
colin1
colin1
18 June

Interior paint colour

Interior paint colour

We used Taubmans Windy Beach. NB If you look at the Taubmans website the colour is a lot darker than it dries out. Here is an article :

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colin1
Jun 18, 2018 9:55 am
colin1

Anyone used Colorbond Surfmist for roof choice?

Anyone used Colorbond Surfmist for roof choice?

Hi newbuild14 - what did you go with? Any photos! Love your colour scheme that you had - did you go with it?

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JessieGirl01
Jun 17, 2018 6:07 pm

Finding a tradesmen to build or do maintenance

Finding a tradesmen to build or do maintenance

Hi there, I'm doing a survey on how customers connect with tradesmen and what research they do to know more about them before they hire them for a job. It only takes 5…

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pjdcreative
Jun 16, 2018 7:33 pm

Hi, has anyone used the stone inspired scheme of di lorenzo with wisdom homes? Main floor

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KatDS
Jun 15, 2018 6:15 pm
Gaudi
Gaudi
14 June

Metricon Build - few upgrades advice

Metricon Build - few upgrades advice

Cost of adding LED downlight was similar for me with another building company Downlights in top floor where these is roof access may be cheaper to install later. Get a…

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Gaudi
Jun 14, 2018 5:49 pm
IamSAM
IamSAM
14 June

Introduction

Introduction

unlikely you will find much assistance on this particular forum. i suggest you connect with cleaning contractors in your area and learn on the job while you start with…

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IamSAM
Jun 14, 2018 2:43 pm
IamSAM

Cost for obtaining building permit

Cost for obtaining building permit

hI Yoyohv The cost of getting Plans, Engineering & Building drawings completed was also discussed here There is information, data and materials on a Composite Deck…

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StructuralBIMGuy
Jun 14, 2018 2:04 pm
StructuralBIMGuy

Advice on Fencing

Advice on Fencing

Thanks for the feedback

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splendid_12
Jun 14, 2018 12:59 pm
gillybean
gillybean
13 June

Am I overreacting over fence cost?

Am I overreacting over fence cost?

Same. I don’t know how people get in this situation in the first place. For anyone reading - get quotes for a fence/s and contact the adjoining owner/s in writing,…

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gillybean
Jun 13, 2018 11:07 am
gillybean
Amber1234
Amber1234
13 June

Double Glazing in Canberra

Double Glazing in Canberra

Looking to Double Glaze my old windows as I have heard they are maintenance free and have better insulation properties etc.…

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Amber1234
Jun 13, 2018 11:02 am
Xervish
Xervish
13 June

Security screens installers

Security screens installers

Hi all, I'm looking at getting some security screens installed for the new place (exciting times :)). I've done some searching on net for the main ones in the market…

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Xervish
Jun 13, 2018 8:47 am

Interim Occupation Certificate

Interim Occupation Certificate

Interim occupancy certificate is in reality a conditional permit subject to other items being completed. What does it say needs to be done?

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building-expert
Jun 13, 2018 6:28 am
building-expert

Hi everyone! So I’ve made the mistake of looking at too many colors for our exterior and…

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Ivy1
Jun 12, 2018 4:08 pm
Gloria55
Gloria55
12 June

Kithen - Part Renovation

Kithen - Part Renovation

if you choose to go with a cashy handyman, you may only get what you pay for, and what about the guarantee? If you care about your resale value, the kitchen needs to be…

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Gloria55
Jun 12, 2018 3:11 pm
Dbell
Dbell
12 June

Changing plans to an issued Complying Development Certificat

Changing plans to an issued Complying Development Certificat

Hi everyone, first time poster. We recently had a complying development certificate issued and now need to make some changes to the design and finish I have a builder…

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Dbell
Jun 12, 2018 1:58 pm
Fmadave
Fmadave
11 June

Is This Common Practice

Is This Common Practice

I'm not in Vic I'm using the builders

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Fmadave
Jun 11, 2018 9:15 pm
patprice
patprice
10 June

Builder Completion Time

Builder Completion Time

Thanks SBG. Too trusting! But unfortunately what is does do is create a caustic relationship with the builder and we now have a very formal bad communication. There have…

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patprice
Jun 10, 2018 7:57 pm

double storey - anyone replaced cladding with brick?

double storey - anyone replaced cladding with brick?

Thanks for your advice guys. I've been told that the balmoral is a different design and has more brickwork on the top floor as standard compared to…

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Flint1080p
Jun 09, 2018 7:29 pm
Tips
Tips
9 June

Corinthian RIM RIMP Translucent Doors

Corinthian RIM RIMP Translucent Doors

Hello folks Am planning to get few of these doors. These doors are glass panel surrounded by timber/MDF frame. For those who’ve similar doors with translucent glass…

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Tips
Jun 09, 2018 12:46 pm
Mr_Ed
Mr_Ed
8 June

Ubiquiti CCTV Cameras

Ubiquiti CCTV Cameras

Is the resolution good and does the motion detection work well?

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Mr_Ed
Jun 08, 2018 6:28 pm
TashPaul
TashPaul
8 June

If you had to pull of country/hamptons but needed to use bri

If you had to pull of country/hamptons but needed to use bri

I'm not a huge fan of render either. I like tiles as a feature, especially ones with texture, or that stacked stone stuff. Sorry I can't be of more help. Good luck :)

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TashPaul
Jun 08, 2018 2:12 pm
TashPaul

360 Degrees Property Inspections carry out building and pest inspections to both residential and commercial property buyers throughout Melbourne. Our team of skilled…

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DegreesProperty
Jun 07, 2018 6:58 pm
DegreesProperty

London inferno

London inferno
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Architects should be retained from project start to finish but all to often they are only used to get planning and building permit approvals. After that builders and…

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building-expert
Jun 07, 2018 4:46 pm
building-expert

STAGE 2

STAGE 2

This goes on all the time, Be it a block of land, building contract, whatever you aren't safe from price increases until you've made a start? ie slab down at least

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StructuralBIMGuy
Jun 07, 2018 1:08 pm
StructuralBIMGuy
ben888
ben888
7 June

entrance

entrance

As with a lot of these things, it comes down to personal choice, and if you are living in the house, I wouldn't change something simply because of what someone might think…

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ben888
Jun 07, 2018 9:51 am
ben888

Cut and fill slopy land

Cut and fill slopy land

Luji There's a heap (get it) of information you haven't provided, eg Builder/OB?, House design?, Planning regulations/Height, Retaining/options and most important of all…

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StructuralBIMGuy
Jun 07, 2018 8:13 am
StructuralBIMGuy

That's not that big of a problem, you can always move the gutter like in this on that side

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Carpentacular
Jun 06, 2018 7:08 pm

Should I Hire a 3rd party Building Inspector for Final Inspe

Should I Hire a 3rd party Building Inspector for Final Inspe

I would definitely have a recommended private inspector go to visit with you. Worth every cent but that's my opinion and experience. Sorry I'm not familiar with plantation.

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BrownDog77
Jun 05, 2018 9:46 pm
Gaudi
Gaudi
5 June

How to best preserve treated pine retaining walls

How to best preserve treated pine retaining walls

You are only sealing only one side as the other side with black plastic is not sealed. There’s even controversy black plastic versus geo fabric which allows water to…

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Gaudi
Jun 05, 2018 9:39 pm
jabbriel
jabbriel
5 June

Ranshe Builders

Ranshe Builders

Hi did you end up building with Ransche and how did you find them

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jabbriel
Jun 05, 2018 7:09 pm
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bank
Jun 05, 2018 10:05 am
bank

Calleya BAL Requirements

Calleya BAL Requirements

A fire station or route near your house ....That's funny tho not for you

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StructuralBIMGuy
Jun 04, 2018 8:20 am
StructuralBIMGuy

My little DIY irrigation system

My little DIY irrigation system

After lot of time I publish a post. In this video I install my first DIY irrigation system. I hope it helps you. _isFr1pn1ek

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Cyberminusie
Jun 04, 2018 5:39 am
Cyberminusie

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