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Houspect NSW
Houspect NSW
13 November 2018

**help** is this damp or water damage

**help** is this damp or water damage

Definitely arrange for a plumber to come out and have a look, a damp wall usually means there is a leak.

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Houspect NSW
Nov 13, 2018 10:44 am
Houspect NSW
Boneyard
Boneyard
11 November 2018

Container Foundations

Container Foundations

Thank you very much for your advice. It is much appreciated.

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Boneyard
Nov 11, 2018 5:30 pm

Hi , I have an issue with the neighbours builder regarding the fencing which they are doing and I have to do the retaining wall. We agreed in this but when the contractor…

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Sizz_G39
Nov 10, 2018 7:23 am
Sizz_G39
Nevs5
Nevs5
9 November 2018

Miami 16 Executive

Miami 16 Executive

Thanks for that i'll take a look

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Nevs5
Nov 09, 2018 10:37 pm
Sfffff
Sfffff
9 November 2018

Carpet repair

Carpet repair

Is the price reasonable for carpet replacement?

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Sfffff
Nov 09, 2018 7:28 am
marjencait
marjencait
8 November 2018

Laminex Colourtech (2 Pac)

Laminex Colourtech (2 Pac)

Hi Everyone, Just wondering if others have had issues with their Colourtech cabinets. I had White Satin installed in my kitchen and 12months on I can’t get marks off…

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marjencait
Nov 08, 2018 9:53 am
SaveH2O
SaveH2O
8 November 2018

Neighbour's Extension Encroached our land (what to do?)

Neighbour's Extension Encroached our land (what to do?)

How do you know it is encroaching? Have you had a survey done and is it a legal extension (apart from the possible encroachment)?

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SaveH2O
Nov 08, 2018 9:24 am
SaveH2O
MyFirst
MyFirst
7 November 2018

Stormwater inspection pipe.

Stormwater inspection pipe.

I tend to agree. However in the past i misdiagnosed issue when i eventually clarify with the ss. This issue though everything points to a blockage...

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MyFirst
Nov 07, 2018 7:56 pm
JohnBern
JohnBern
6 November 2018

Breezeway House builders

Breezeway House builders

Thanks Phill, I will say hi to Darren

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JohnBern
Nov 06, 2018 7:16 pm
JohnBern
Moody093
Moody093
6 November 2018

Asbestos

Asbestos

Seems so

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Moody093
Nov 06, 2018 4:55 pm

Hi all, Any help would be much appreciated. I'm renovating a unit (brick veneer) in Melbourne. The old walls (please see picture) had vents into the cavity and no…

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AndyPaulRiley
Nov 06, 2018 9:29 am
Nasreen45
Nasreen45
5 November 2018

Waiting to Start

Waiting to Start

We are waiting to for Construction to start. they have told us construction will commence in November. I don't understand why did CDC took 4 and half months to approve my…

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Nasreen45
Nov 05, 2018 7:51 pm
IamSAM
IamSAM
5 November 2018

Developer Approval time in Jordan Spring East

Developer Approval time in Jordan Spring East

Why/where is the pre-approval required? You should already be having an estimate of the amounts required for - construction, landscaping, joinery and the amounts that bank…

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IamSAM
Nov 05, 2018 11:03 am
IamSAM
HOVE
HOVE
5 November 2018

Repairing Double Brick Walls

Repairing Double Brick Walls

Thanks for your advice :)

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HOVE
Nov 05, 2018 9:45 am
ravi123
ravi123
5 November 2018

Professional Landscape Plan

Professional Landscape Plan

Thank you all for your kind advice. I have just made it in $400 from professional to submit with DA approval

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ravi123
Nov 05, 2018 8:45 am
Drew01
Drew01
3 November 2018

Retaining wall

Retaining wall

Wall first...

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Drew01
Nov 03, 2018 9:42 pm
Drew01
rajesh
rajesh
3 November 2018

Mcdonald Jones or Eden Brae

Mcdonald Jones or Eden Brae

I agree with MannyG. The quality is very very poor, and site supervisor does not even supervise the quality and workmanship is very poor. Stay away from the site…

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rajesh
Nov 03, 2018 12:32 am
Sandychahal
Sandychahal
2 November 2018

Brushwood Horizon Brick

Brushwood Horizon Brick

Does anyone have the pic for Brushwood Horizon brick? We are going to build with DFH

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Sandychahal
Nov 02, 2018 5:12 pm
Joker
Joker
2 November 2018

Hairline Cracks and Sound from walls

Hairline Cracks and Sound from walls
1, 2

Well done mauromario,great result,fantastic seeing you give information back,you sound much more confident now. Dataone 111, why was your house sold so new, did the…

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Joker
Nov 02, 2018 12:01 pm
LRad
LRad
1 November 2018

Simonds Sanctuary

Simonds Sanctuary

Is anyone building or have built a Simonds Sanctuary home?

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LRad
Nov 01, 2018 6:43 pm
xanthie
xanthie
31 October 2018

Fairmont Homes - South Of Adelaide

Fairmont Homes - South Of Adelaide

Hi guys, not sure how this works, but I am in the process of looking to build with Fairmont.. what can I ecspect? What are the hidden costs? What are NOT included? Any…

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xanthie
Oct 31, 2018 8:44 pm
kks
kks
30 October 2018

Freebies and Upgrades

Freebies and Upgrades

I learnt all I know about negating with builders from buying second-hand cars on Parramatta Road. :-)

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kks
Oct 30, 2018 3:21 pm
gillybean
gillybean
30 October 2018

uPVC or Solar - a 10K dilemma!

uPVC or Solar - a 10K dilemma!

Why wouldn’t you install solar from day 1 and enjoy the savings straight away along with even more energy saving and comfort with the DG windows? Don’t get sucked…

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gillybean
Oct 30, 2018 2:09 pm
gillybean
insider
insider
29 October 2018

Slab Heave Cause?

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

joker Clay and silt from the site excavations or trench excavations and the important thing is it isn't compacted so water easily penetrates through and then the fill…

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insider
Oct 29, 2018 7:40 pm
insider
Vimmela
Vimmela
29 October 2018

Installation

Installation

Do you know of someone who can install tin metal splashback inexpensively? Vimmela

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Vimmela
Oct 29, 2018 8:44 am
cupcake.girl
cupcake.girl
28 October 2018

demolition cost

demolition cost

I'm wondering how you went with this one. I'm in a very similar situation, just got quoted 22k for my house to be demolished, thinking it may be easier to just DIY -…

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cupcake.girl
Oct 28, 2018 7:06 pm
Melos
Melos
27 October 2018

$ 19800.00 for H2 SLAB UPGRADE ?

$ 19800.00 for H2 SLAB UPGRADE ?

A wooden floor will heavily affect your basix.

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Melos
Oct 27, 2018 6:50 pm
StructuralBIMGuy
StructuralBIMGuy
25 October 2018

Employ Builder on Hourly Rate?

Employ Builder on Hourly Rate?

RydeReno No, Your build is not complicated it's "Click & Drop" LOL, I saw complicated the other night at the Optus Stadium BIM Presentation Where Engineers were 3D…

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StructuralBIMGuy
Oct 25, 2018 10:35 am
StructuralBIMGuy
griggs5
griggs5
24 October 2018

Home extension- master bedroom +ensuite

Home extension- master bedroom +ensuite

Hi there, does anyone know of a good Adelaide home extension company that will build a master bedroom plus ensuite in brick for a good price?

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griggs5
Oct 24, 2018 10:13 am
insider
insider
19 October 2018

Chemical Underpinning my home

Chemical Underpinning my home

Agree with StrucuralBIMGuy did you get a report first?

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insider
Oct 19, 2018 9:09 pm
insider
bashworth
bashworth
19 October 2018

Water Leakage

Water Leakage

It would have to be a lot of water to be a foundation problem.

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bashworth
Oct 19, 2018 5:27 pm
bashworth
SaveH2O
SaveH2O
18 October 2018

Zero Boundary - Drainage

Zero Boundary - Drainage

Unfortunately I have heard from many signing building contracts post Sep 2016 . builders usually get clients to sign a form indicating they are choosing/appointing the…

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SaveH2O
Oct 18, 2018 10:44 pm
SaveH2O
kbvd
kbvd
17 October 2018

home building in macarthur heights with fall

home building in macarthur heights with fall

Hi.. Did you found any solution for your extra site costs... We had a problem with the pits as well and landcom send me email after 2 months...but have to put them on facebook.

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kbvd
Oct 17, 2018 3:50 pm
StructuralBIMGuy
StructuralBIMGuy
17 October 2018

Building with Wisdom Homes

Building with Wisdom Homes

Hi KatDS You might also want to post in Cheers

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StructuralBIMGuy
Oct 17, 2018 8:52 am
StructuralBIMGuy
IamSAM
IamSAM
15 October 2018

Hello all

Hello all

Hi, good luck with your build. DO mention more details about the location (stage 3 of what/where?)so that others who are in the area can provide appropriate comments. It…

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IamSAM
Oct 15, 2018 1:06 pm
IamSAM
Santo65
Santo65
14 October 2018

Henley Site Costs Breakup

Henley Site Costs Breakup

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Santo65
Oct 14, 2018 8:17 pm
Santo65
Katiekk
Katiekk
14 October 2018

Windy Beach paint by yah mans

Windy Beach paint by yah mans

Hi everyone Does anyone have pictures of Windy beach paint either in their own home or in a mag? I just can’t seem to find one anywhere. We are having it in our new…

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Katiekk
Oct 14, 2018 6:16 am
thepostman
thepostman
13 October 2018

VCAT Newbie

VCAT Newbie

Thanks for that.

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thepostman
Oct 13, 2018 6:31 am

Glass windows and doors always get dirty easily, and always subject to the environmental elements. You have to clean it more often than not, it is easy and you don’t…

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AnnaGEM
Oct 12, 2018 1:30 pm
AnnaGEM
bashworth
bashworth
11 October 2018

Retaining wall in easement

Retaining wall in easement

A drop edge beam is a retaining wall built into a house foundation. This post explains a bit more:

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bashworth
Oct 11, 2018 10:13 pm
bashworth

What to do with exterior edges of house ?

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Sidney
Oct 10, 2018 11:40 pm
sweetswisssteel
sweetswisssteel
10 October 2018

House extension - payment schedule

House extension - payment schedule

Just use the HIA standards

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sweetswisssteel
Oct 10, 2018 9:57 pm
HowardH
HowardH
10 October 2018

anyone plumbers on this forum?

anyone plumbers on this forum?

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HowardH
Oct 10, 2018 9:25 pm
Megosh
Megosh
10 October 2018

Covering over terracotta tiles?

Covering over terracotta tiles?

Hi all. I'm hoping to find an inexpensive way to spruce up a small dated bathroom. The terracotta tiles are uneven and stained…

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Megosh
Oct 10, 2018 1:20 pm
Megosh
Dons
Dons
10 October 2018

STONE FEATURE AROUND FIREPLACE

STONE FEATURE AROUND FIREPLACE

Sorry I can't work out how to post up pictures. There does not seem to be a button that allows that.

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Dons
Oct 10, 2018 9:26 am
AnnaGEM
AnnaGEM
9 October 2018

Let's Talk About Flyscreens

Let's Talk About Flyscreens

Hi , Thank you for pointing out this mistake we have updated it and…

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AnnaGEM
Oct 09, 2018 9:38 am
AnnaGEM
JuliePotter
JuliePotter
8 October 2018

Spectrum homes Queensland

Spectrum homes Queensland

As another dissatisfied customer who has talked with staff all the way up to Tony the manager, I doubt you could be any help.

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JuliePotter
Oct 08, 2018 12:26 pm
JuliePotter
brokenstick
brokenstick
8 October 2018

Finding studs to mount tv

Finding studs to mount tv

Good tip. I also have a cheap stud finder which I find is not very accurate

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brokenstick
Oct 08, 2018 12:24 pm
brokenstick
MyFirst
MyFirst
8 October 2018

How to read engineering computation.

How to read engineering computation.

Thanks for taking time to reply. My builder said to me between himself and the engineeer, he is confident the new beam would be fine. { 3. When…

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MyFirst
Oct 08, 2018 12:04 pm
Jaise
Jaise
8 October 2018

RE: Drop edge beam..

RE: Drop edge beam..

Hi.. What’s the lowest fill measurement to go for a drop edge beam? If someone could share suggestions would be great. Thanks

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Jaise
Oct 08, 2018 2:48 am

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