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pEast
pEast
1 December

Theft/ vandalism

Theft/ vandalism

some of these guys r just disgusting low life creatures - looks like they were disturbed before they could steal the stuff - hope the damage isn't much and till Xmas u…

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pEast
Dec 01, 2017 9:41 am
am byth
am byth
30 November

Trying to stay positive.

Trying to stay positive.

I have been having some very frank and open conversations with my SS quite frosty in fact.I am under the impression that his manager may have had a conversation or two…

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am byth
Nov 30, 2017 5:14 pm
SaveH2O
SaveH2O
30 November

Clause in contract about independent inspections

Clause in contract about independent inspections
1, 2

It probably fits the definition of an unfair term. Google is your friend.

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SaveH2O
Nov 30, 2017 2:15 pm
SaveH2O
d@n
d@n
29 November

Colorbond exterior colour scheme

Colorbond exterior colour scheme

Dune should go with that brick. Timber stains would also compliment it. What other colours you use depends on your facade design.

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d@n
Nov 29, 2017 11:15 pm
JB1
JB1
29 November

Urgent : Changing from carpet to floor board in bedroom

Urgent : Changing from carpet to floor board in bedroom

You could use it as is if it was polished previously- can't tell from the photo. However you may have trouble getting all the little bits of underlay off. I'd probably…

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JB1
Nov 29, 2017 6:40 pm
alexp79
alexp79
29 November

Thought i might add a few more photos.

Thought i might add a few more photos.

Send a link from this forum to their CEO. Aa simple as that. Let's see what happens next day.

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alexp79
Nov 29, 2017 1:22 am
pEast
pEast
28 November

Presentation

Presentation

congrats -General

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pEast
Nov 28, 2017 10:29 pm
NNHH
NNHH
28 November

Land TItle

Land TItle

Hey all, just wanted to ask generally how long do land titles take to get full approval once they have come out of subdivisions stage? Thankyou

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NNHH
Nov 28, 2017 6:48 pm
StructuralBIMGuy
StructuralBIMGuy
28 November

Copyright

Copyright

Get your own sketches & preliminary engineering done also insist on quantities, data & Proofs and own the copyright yourself..forewarned is forearmed.. and make informed…

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StructuralBIMGuy
Nov 28, 2017 11:03 am
StructuralBIMGuy
SaveH2O
SaveH2O
27 November

Ground Water Drainage

Ground Water Drainage

Hi Othello. I saw the photos in the opening post. I was wondering about the top of the slope that I couldn't see because planting some suitable shrubs/small trees would…

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SaveH2O
Nov 27, 2017 6:28 am
SaveH2O
JAMBY
JAMBY
26 November

Curtain track recommendations for using with stacker doors

Curtain track recommendations for using with stacker doors

As for going all to one side, sheers would be fine but if your using heavy curtains you’ll need something strong to hold the weight. Also, if you want it all to one side…

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JAMBY
Nov 26, 2017 6:49 pm
JAMBY
Elogab
Elogab
24 November

Low deposit builder options

Low deposit builder options

Looking at building on low deposit with either Metricon Home Solutions or Integra in Qld. Has anyone got feedback on either? TIA.

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Elogab
Nov 24, 2017 10:44 pm
Obi
Obi
24 November

Notice to fence..when? how? etc.

Notice to fence..when? how? etc.

My challenge is the lot to other side doesn’t have owner yet. I would still put a fence but by the time it gets an owner and start building, i reckon it gonna damage the fence.

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Obi
Nov 24, 2017 3:20 pm
Loveguru
Loveguru
24 November

How long does it take for land to register in Victoria?

How long does it take for land to register in Victoria?

Hi all, Our land has titled recently and settlement has been done. Just wondering how long does transfer of ownership of land take in Victoria? Also my builder is asking…

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Loveguru
Nov 24, 2017 10:53 am
Loveguru
Dud
Dud
24 November

DJ Roberts Brisbane

DJ Roberts Brisbane

Steer well away from this builder!!!!!! You invest your life into your new home. The communication is non-existent. Phone supervisor- no answer. Has not even got the…

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Dud
Nov 24, 2017 10:53 am
Agent_009
Agent_009
23 November

Feedback on Land Contours

Feedback on Land Contours

Thanks mate. Do you know the slope ratio of your land? 1:?

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Agent_009
Nov 23, 2017 5:54 pm
Agent_009
Agent_009
23 November

Slope Ratio

Slope Ratio

Thanks mate, very helpful. Because the land is still being developed we can't see it yet. To the naked eye I am not even sure how big a slope 1:14 or 1:26 is.

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Agent_009
Nov 23, 2017 4:52 pm
JayJay74
JayJay74
23 November

Using finance for DIY items

Using finance for DIY items

Hi All, Just about to sign with a builder in Adelaide and getting all my T's crossed and i's dotted before I commit. If I get a quote from, say, a landscaper to complete…

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JayJay74
Nov 23, 2017 11:58 am
aloenyx
aloenyx
22 November

Help is my house missing NBN hub ???? needing help

Help is my house missing NBN hub ???? needing help

My NBN was free from builder. Included hub in garage and conduit from garage to lounge. After move in, went with iinet. They sent technician to hook nbn to house, was free…

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aloenyx
Nov 22, 2017 4:08 pm
aloenyx

Retaining Wall on New Land

Retaining Wall on New Land

We've just purchased a 700sqm block of land which has an overall fall of about 2m to the rear. As part of the development a 0.5-1.0m retaining wall will be built down the…

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Supercharged Synergy
Nov 22, 2017 12:32 pm
ssshristi
ssshristi
21 November

Icon Homes

Icon Homes

We are building with them too in Riverstone

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ssshristi
Nov 21, 2017 9:39 pm
StructuralBIMGuy
StructuralBIMGuy
21 November

Ground level deck cost

Ground level deck cost

Hi First_Timer_Ray You can bolt the battens or bearers to the concrete slab but be mindful if water ponds or pools beneath the battens may eventually rot

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StructuralBIMGuy
Nov 21, 2017 7:58 pm
StructuralBIMGuy
suraalwash
suraalwash
21 November

Home buiders

Home buiders

Anyone have an idea about ClarendonHomes builder?

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suraalwash
Nov 21, 2017 11:52 am

Hi , We are currently building a single level 32sq meter house with 2.6m ceiling height. We are currently up to final painting and we have noticed a expansion joint in…

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JSESTAGE1B
Nov 20, 2017 7:10 pm
kiwiinmelbourne
kiwiinmelbourne
19 November

Building contract times

Building contract times

Of course it works both ways, its a negotiable contract between two parties. I have seen contracts for single floor dwellings anywhere from 210 days to 320 days. I'm…

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kiwiinmelbourne
Nov 19, 2017 11:48 am
MiG
MiG
17 November

Buying Electrical Appliances for New House

Buying Electrical Appliances for New House

I really like this idea. I don't know if it will work, but its surely worth a shot. I suggest you try writing to companies as well. Ex: LG, Samsung, Bosch etc.

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MiG
Nov 17, 2017 8:59 pm
Jammo05
Jammo05
17 November

Plumbing services in Vapour barrier of home

Plumbing services in Vapour barrier of home

The plumber has completed his entire roughin for the entire home and I have noticed his has installed the main plastic yellow gas line and main water line in between the…

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Jammo05
Nov 17, 2017 11:55 am
bini
bini
16 November

Living in Doreen/ Mernda

Living in Doreen/ Mernda
1, 2, 3, 4, 5

Cheer Up we are getting Mernda station along with other 2 very soon. :-D

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bini
Nov 16, 2017 4:00 pm

HI, We have Dunlop Heartridge LVP as our flooring throughout. We need to select a stain colour for our hardwood (Kwila) stairs that matches/goes well/contrasts the Tassie…

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akashsethi10
Nov 16, 2017 12:53 pm
akashsethi10
StructuralBIMGuy
StructuralBIMGuy
15 November

Salvage and demolition for a KDR?

Salvage and demolition for a KDR?

Those of us that have been around long enough have seen boom and bust economic periods Smart Builders/Developers will build other people's projects during boom times and…

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StructuralBIMGuy
Nov 15, 2017 8:04 pm
StructuralBIMGuy
jazzygirl
jazzygirl
15 November

Bricklayer

Bricklayer

Hi I was wondering if anyone can recommend a Bricklayer in Newcastle. It's not a massive job but struggling to get people to return calls. Thanks Alisha

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jazzygirl
Nov 15, 2017 6:32 pm
building-expert
building-expert
15 November

Under Tile Roof Insulation Without removing Tiles

Under Tile Roof Insulation Without removing Tiles

Try foillboard, its rigid easy to cut and fit and should not sag, you can buy 10 15 and 20mm and is polystyrene core with double sided aluminium foil

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building-expert
Nov 15, 2017 6:01 pm
building-expert
jantics
jantics
15 November

home coolroom?

home coolroom?

What did you end up deciding? I hear this guys are pretty good: www.burtonindustries.com.au

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jantics
Nov 15, 2017 1:34 pm
SaveH2O
SaveH2O
15 November

Henley build

Henley build

Somuchforthedream, you haven't stated what area you are in and your soil classification! It is too late now but if you are for example in the Melbourne western or northern…

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SaveH2O
Nov 15, 2017 6:49 am
SaveH2O
Pretzel2311
Pretzel2311
14 November

VJ walls cracking within days of painting

VJ walls cracking within days of painting

Hello, We recently had our Queenslander with VJ walls painted by a professional painter. Within 3 days the vertical joints had began to crack. There are now a lot of…

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Pretzel2311
Nov 14, 2017 11:54 pm
ckbuild
ckbuild
14 November

Arborist Report for DA

Arborist Report for DA

Hi , We are in the process of submitting plan to council(Paramatta). Does Paramatta council need Arborist report? I got two different answer from council. Any suggestion…

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ckbuild
Nov 14, 2017 9:34 pm
pEast
pEast
14 November

Renovate or rebuild?

Renovate or rebuild?

Better get a quote for a new building with your requirements - then compare what suits you - a few thousand extra could you give a much much better home

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pEast
Nov 14, 2017 4:27 pm
imran.suhail
imran.suhail
14 November

Seymour Road Ropes Crossing

Seymour Road Ropes Crossing

I purchased a 3 bedroom unit on Seymour Road Ropes Crossing. The contract was made with Trifalga Real Estate (Parramatta). The contract was signed in Oct 2015. I paid 10%…

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imran.suhail
Nov 14, 2017 2:39 pm
building-expert
building-expert
11 November

Property Law - Vendor failed to divulge issues

Property Law - Vendor failed to divulge issues

The primary reason for the existence of pre-purchase property inspectors is to inspect and report on the condition of the property before you buy. Any significant issues…

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building-expert
Nov 11, 2017 10:41 am
building-expert
building-expert
building-expert
11 November

Negotiating with builders before contract signature

Negotiating with builders before contract signature

To all those who think industry building contracts are fair and fairly even-handed are deluded. They are not and favour the builder. In addition to that builders stack the…

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building-expert
Nov 11, 2017 10:04 am
building-expert
sarapotterslane
sarapotterslane
11 November

Building first home with Williams Designer Homes at Cameron

Building first home with Williams Designer Homes at Cameron

Looking forward to following your build! We have our DA appt with Tony on Monday so are a little behind you :) Also our first build so very scary!

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sarapotterslane
Nov 11, 2017 8:12 am
ydnewa
ydnewa
10 November

Allworth Altona Delux Rumpus

Allworth Altona Delux Rumpus

We get our plans on the weekend, can't wait.

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ydnewa
Nov 10, 2017 10:06 pm
kirashogun
kirashogun
10 November

Garage Wall - Straight Brick or Timber Frame?

Garage Wall - Straight Brick or Timber Frame?

I have noticed that most houses built these days (at least in Victoria) are built entirely out of timber framing with choice of masonry outside including the garage. I…

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kirashogun
Nov 10, 2017 8:57 pm

Emerald Park Tarneit

Emerald Park Tarneit

Hi All, Can I please request everyone to shoot an email to the given address in the pic so we all can put some pressure on the developer. Thanking you in advance for…

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Emeral Park Tarneit
Nov 10, 2017 8:51 pm
StructuralBIMGuy
StructuralBIMGuy
10 November

Architectural Visualization

Architectural Visualization

Can see any Real Engineering there...? These are just Marketing Rendered Images you would do best to market your engineering services in India where every week

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StructuralBIMGuy
Nov 10, 2017 11:29 am
StructuralBIMGuy

I'd like to German Smear/Mortar Wash an internal wall and the basic material is white mortar. However, I can't find white mortar for sale. Does anyone know if it can be…

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kirk
Nov 09, 2017 9:13 pm

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