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sweetswisssteel
sweetswisssteel
2 September

Zero Boundary - Drainage

Zero Boundary - Drainage

Yeah, try and backfill with compacted clay or clay plus roadbase , something non permeable, then grade it away to slope towards the neighbours. This will create a spoon…

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sweetswisssteel
Sep 02, 2018 8:02 pm
Gislist
Gislist
2 September

Building on a pre-purchased land

Building on a pre-purchased land

This is the original poster: My keyboard is a bit wonkey, but I hope you know what I neab,

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Gislist
Sep 02, 2018 2:08 pm
bashworth
bashworth
1 September

Occupancy certificate

Occupancy certificate

Power is required so it would be expected that power and lighting would work in most of the house. The idea of an occupancy certificate is you can move in if you are…

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bashworth
Sep 01, 2018 7:52 pm
bashworth
Mince1971
Mince1971
1 September

Building and Pest Inspection

Building and Pest Inspection

This is the standout amongst the most normally made inquiries about building examinations.When all is said in done, the most building and termite inspectors take about 90…

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Mince1971
Sep 01, 2018 4:15 am
jineshpatel
jineshpatel
31 August

Modern Mosaic: Anne Dérian’s Art Emerges Piece by Piece

Modern Mosaic: Anne Dérian’s Art Emerges Piece by Piece

Dérian’s studio emanates a pleasant tranquillity. Although she holds to no scrupulous order, everything has its place. She will be developing a floor mosaic out there…

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jineshpatel
Aug 31, 2018 2:00 pm
jineshpatel
jineshpatel
jineshpatel
31 August

DIY Project: Home Enhancement Store Pop Art

DIY Project: Home Enhancement Store Pop Art

$27 and four hours later, following a trip to the particular art store and House Depot, I created the own unique piece of graphic, textural pop art making use of…

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jineshpatel
Aug 31, 2018 1:56 pm
jineshpatel

Here's some photos - shows both the pipe put in by the builder as well as the one that was under the kerb

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Chesapeake Ripper
Aug 31, 2018 6:31 am
Ghenwi
Ghenwi
30 August

Outdoor Heating - what to use

Outdoor Heating - what to use

Just my opinion... Regulator connector is very…

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Ghenwi
Aug 30, 2018 10:39 pm
Ghenwi
bestspecials
bestspecials
30 August

Why frames overhang on slab?

Why frames overhang on slab?

There is a highset being built next door to us. Ground floor frames done last week and first floor being done now. There is not enough room on the block next door to…

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bestspecials
Aug 30, 2018 2:18 pm
bestspecials
brokenstick
brokenstick
29 August

Slab Heave Cause?

Slab Heave Cause?
1, 2, 3, 4, 5

Question. Doesn’t the insurance house warranty protect the client if builder refuse to fix slab heave issue? I know it doesn't cover 100% and only up to 300k.

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brokenstick
Aug 29, 2018 3:42 pm
brokenstick
Nuri
Nuri
29 August

Entry door options

Entry door options

Thanks mate, these options look good. I'll call them now for a price. When staining a front door, do I need to apply a top coat, or is it the same process as staining a deck?

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Nuri
Aug 29, 2018 12:04 pm
Dani07
Dani07
29 August

Those with septic tanks...

Those with septic tanks...

I have recently got onto this range of septic safe products which is Aussie made and they ship all over Australia. I started on their N-Zyme for the septic itself and…

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Dani07
Aug 29, 2018 9:39 am
Dani07
Dani07
29 August

Septic smell inside and out

Septic smell inside and out

Don't know if you still have the smell, but I have been using N-Zyme from a company called Astro EcoTech and it is working amazing for me in my septic tank. If you (or…

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Dani07
Aug 29, 2018 9:34 am
chrystee
chrystee
28 August

Building investment property in Warragul

Building investment property in Warragul

Hi, Can anyone recommend who they went through to build and investment property in Warragul? I'm looking at a 530sqm block, and I am thinking Simonds Express looks good,…

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chrystee
Aug 28, 2018 9:36 pm
jineshpatel
jineshpatel
28 August

The way to hang the decoration artwork in the living area

The way to hang the decoration artwork in the living area

[url=Oversized Canvas ArtPainting abilities 1, highly The height that hangs normally will be the place that will is…

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jineshpatel
Aug 28, 2018 5:07 pm
jineshpatel
jineshpatel
jineshpatel
28 August

The particular wall of the bedroom decorate?

The particular wall of the bedroom decorate?

Bedroom walls can be decorated with wallpapers, wallpaper is by using grain, style and color, so when choosing a bedroom adornment picture, not only appear at the design…

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jineshpatel
Aug 28, 2018 4:46 pm
jineshpatel

There can be no bigger alfresco attic to use than balk decking. Balk accessory is an admirable way to highlight your alfresco…

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rexpaines
Aug 27, 2018 9:07 pm
rexpaines
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chippyjohn1
Aug 27, 2018 3:57 pm

BUILDING CONSTRUCTION AND DEMOLITION AT A GLANCE DUC…

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Ducan Trading
Aug 27, 2018 2:45 pm
Ducan Trading

Hello all The darker hermit insect, Loxosceles reclusa (Gertsch and Mulaik; Araneae: Sicariidae), was first resolved to be medicinally vital in North America in 1957.…

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Mince1971
Aug 27, 2018 2:37 pm
Daniel86
Daniel86
27 August

Can you recommend a handheld vacumme?

Can you recommend a handheld vacumme?
1, 2

That's bad. Probably not going to buy one :( Guys, can you tell me, is Eureka a good brand or not? From what I found, it seems to be a better option for me. But I'd like…

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Daniel86
Aug 27, 2018 1:07 pm
Daniel86
kathysangel
kathysangel
26 August

Gap between brick work and frame

Gap between brick work and frame

Thankyou for your help most appreciated but I wont except there bad work I have allproinvestigations working for me now they will be going all over my home so…

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kathysangel
Aug 26, 2018 4:30 pm
curtly
curtly
26 August

Electrical connection to house

Electrical connection to house

According to this document http://www.prysmiancable.com.au/documen ... 0b4LFW9NNB a 50mm2 3c+E XLPE circular cable has an outer diameter of 28.7mm, is that too tight?

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curtly
Aug 26, 2018 9:03 am
Valandra
Valandra
26 August

Doors

Doors

Yikes! We're probably in the same boat, was it ridiculously high for the crimsafe? I'm going to duck in to Giles before Thursday and have a look so it's not a total…

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Valandra
Aug 26, 2018 8:21 am
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nessjez
Aug 24, 2018 12:48 pm
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Reetk
Aug 23, 2018 6:18 pm
MyFirst
MyFirst
23 August

Garage Slab question.

Garage Slab question.

Thanks. Didn't thought of that!!. Is this standard? I don't see new houses having this or maybe wasn't paying attention. Cheers.

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MyFirst
Aug 23, 2018 11:37 am
GloriaFoxx
GloriaFoxx
23 August

Solar hot water service noises

Solar hot water service noises

Advice please. Son has recently built with a volume builder. The energy rating hot water service is proving a nightmare. There…

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GloriaFoxx
Aug 23, 2018 9:39 am
ben888
ben888
22 August

Low ceiling and pendant lights

Low ceiling and pendant lights

1.4m high? That's like the 7 1/2 floor in the film Being John Malkovich! Or do you mean 2.4m? If so, pendants over the island will be fine, because you're not going to be…

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ben888
Aug 22, 2018 10:01 am
ben888
irisheyes015
irisheyes015
21 August

Damaged Bricks

Damaged Bricks

What was the outcome leanne

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irisheyes015
Aug 21, 2018 11:10 pm
leighanno
leighanno
21 August

Roland Garros Crescent Kellyville

Roland Garros Crescent Kellyville

Oh no, that's really poor form from Clarendon. It seems a lot of builders pretty much say anything to get you to sign the tender and then add on extra costs later. We…

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leighanno
Aug 21, 2018 8:32 pm
Mr. Sausage
Mr. Sausage
21 August

What is this?

What is this?

And you may find further down the track (after frame is up and finished) that they put a "standard" pipe fitting on top and concrete around the base and the pipe and into…

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Mr. Sausage
Aug 21, 2018 6:19 pm
CathyG
CathyG
21 August

Payment schedule on new kitchen

Payment schedule on new kitchen

We paid a deposit on a quote and have now received the final contract. This states 85% of the balance must be paid prior to delivery to store ($24K), I'm not comfortable…

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CathyG
Aug 21, 2018 2:21 pm
Natedawg
Natedawg
20 August

Neighbour “reno” knocked down - now a Newbuild?

Neighbour “reno” knocked down - now a Newbuild?

Really appreciate the feedback, gives me confidence to move ahead many thanks Gaudi

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Natedawg
Aug 20, 2018 11:41 pm
Harpies
Harpies
19 August

Which wood heater? Aus vs Chinese made

Which wood heater? Aus vs Chinese made

All things considered, a free standing heater will do a better job that an inbuilt one. A fan makes them even better. I operate an Australian made Arrow 2400 and heat 30…

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Harpies
Aug 19, 2018 7:37 am
Valandra
Valandra
19 August

Update

Update

😍😍😍 , I love your wall colour and bathroom tile choices, it's coming along beautifully and those interior doors too!! So exciting to see it coming together! …

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Valandra
Aug 19, 2018 7:24 am
ChippyBuilder
ChippyBuilder
19 August

Custom joist hangers

Custom joist hangers

Hi There How I would get this sorted would be to find a steel fabrication company. I would supply the fabricator with a scale drawing of the joist hanger along with…

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ChippyBuilder
Aug 19, 2018 2:02 am
SaveH2O
SaveH2O
18 August

Gutters and downpipe requirements

Gutters and downpipe requirements

It comes under AS/NZS 3500.3 Stormwater Drainage, not AS/NZS 3500.2 Do you know what sarking is? If there is a downpipe discharging water through a spreader…

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SaveH2O
Aug 18, 2018 7:18 pm
SaveH2O

I saw this house design "The Appella" by Ben Trager Homes. I quite like the colours here, I think the roof is colourbond Surfmist and main render colour is Solver vitesse…

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H2018
Aug 18, 2018 12:41 am
KatFife
KatFife
16 August

Expansion Foam

Expansion Foam

Great thanks will look into your links. Appreciate it.

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KatFife
Aug 16, 2018 6:41 pm
iTool
iTool
16 August

Screw pile and slab boundary.

Screw pile and slab boundary.

Why don't you wait until they've installed the edge boards and then measure it to satisfy yourself? There's no harm in keeping an eye on things, but there's also no point…

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iTool
Aug 16, 2018 7:27 am
Gaudi
Gaudi
15 August

Hairline Cracks and Sound from walls

Hairline Cracks and Sound from walls
1, 2

Congratulations Mauromario! What a long journey to VCAT, but well deserved outcome for you and your careless builder. Was the builder given a timeline to fix the…

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Gaudi
Aug 15, 2018 9:22 pm
Jo F
Jo F
12 August

Coral homes- Longreach 33 northern rivers

Coral homes- Longreach 33 northern rivers

Waiting on contract with coral to come through and we can finally start building.... have been waiting for around 15 months for our land to register, which finally…

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Jo F
Aug 12, 2018 5:23 pm
kassan1973
kassan1973
12 August

Email

Email

Hello how do i update my email in my profile. Thanks

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kassan1973
Aug 12, 2018 12:53 pm
meowys
meowys
11 August

Custom Builder (Melbourne South East)

Custom Builder (Melbourne South East)

Yes, the custom builder I'm talking about is a boutique builder. We have our own preferred designer, etc. and will purely use the builder to build.

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meowys
Aug 11, 2018 5:39 pm

Hi everyone, I am new to this forum and would love to get some advice/opinions on window colour selection. Our house will use pgh espresso brick with weatherboard on…

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Karolien123
Aug 10, 2018 12:24 pm
ethan870
ethan870
9 August

CORAL HOMES - SANTORINI 27 MKII

CORAL HOMES - SANTORINI 27 MKII

Thanks. It is just a visit on Saturday anyway, so hopefully I can ask someone there :) Thanks for the info. Have a good evening. Cheers

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ethan870
Aug 09, 2018 6:42 pm
brokenstick
brokenstick
9 August

Silicone between floor tile and skirting board

Silicone between floor tile and skirting board

My builder is the same, I wanted flooring first and then skirting boards as I hate the quad look. They wouldn't do that, but said they could leave the skirting boards…

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brokenstick
Aug 09, 2018 1:23 pm
brokenstick

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