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newbie11
newbie11
29 August 2017

Officer Town Centre Progress?

Officer Town Centre Progress?

Recently, a review was conducted by VPA to understand what is causing delays for officer town centre to attract private investors, what I have heard is land rates are…

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newbie11
Aug 29, 2017 6:11 pm
Mars5
Mars5
29 August 2017

Independent Building Inspection Costs

Independent Building Inspection Costs

Yes I second that don't forget the slab inspection Those prices similar to what I paid, but I had a PCI - handover inspection which included paint, plaster, and tiling…

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Mars5
Aug 29, 2017 6:31 am
SaveH2O
SaveH2O
28 August 2017

Homebuilding Lawyers

Homebuilding Lawyers

You need a contract specialist. Google "Unfair terms and conditions in contract' and other similar terms. It might apply to your mother's situation.

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SaveH2O
Aug 28, 2017 6:06 pm
SaveH2O
icat2000
icat2000
28 August 2017

Is this off white?

Is this off white?

Looks pretty cream to me.

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icat2000
Aug 28, 2017 2:49 pm
icat2000
BenJones1977
BenJones1977
28 August 2017

Change of Plans - Home Theatre

Change of Plans - Home Theatre

Hi All, I have been in my newly built home for just over a year now and as part of my build I allowed for a large games room that would be a dedicated theatre 4.93 x 6.29…

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BenJones1977
Aug 28, 2017 11:47 am
Mars5
Mars5
28 August 2017

Noosa 26 - Hallway wall Recess

Noosa 26 - Hallway wall Recess

A tip, If you have long plastered hallway, recesses can break up the plaster so plaster joins etc may be less visible with glancing light - mine look terrible with light…

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Mars5
Aug 28, 2017 4:53 am
tapasr_Lexia4
tapasr_Lexia4
27 August 2017

Views on Macarthur heights suburb

Views on Macarthur heights suburb

Whoever told you that Campbelltown is not safe may have not been in Campbelltown lately. Have you seen how many new estate is being build in the area and how much it has…

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tapasr_Lexia4
Aug 27, 2017 11:09 pm
tapasr_Lexia4
StructuralBIMGuy
StructuralBIMGuy
27 August 2017

Furniture layout

Furniture layout

For the furniture layout, it is better to opt for the services of Interior Design Firms in Delhi. They look your interior space and suggest the…

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StructuralBIMGuy
Aug 27, 2017 8:27 am
StructuralBIMGuy
jova7
jova7
27 August 2017

Overshadowing but not overshadowing

Overshadowing but not overshadowing

Hi I have faced a similar issue with my builder (Carlisle). we signed the contract with them and now as per them as mentioned in the email - "We…

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jova7
Aug 27, 2017 3:00 am
Saint Mike
Saint Mike
25 August 2017

Bathroom renovation

Bathroom renovation

Sorry - price is not always a good guide to quality or trustworthiness. The dearest may just not know what they are doing and/or may not want the job.

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Saint Mike
Aug 25, 2017 8:34 am
Saint Mike
Leonardo_23
Leonardo_23
24 August 2017

Adenbrook homes

Adenbrook homes

Might I suggest that you get a sole trader (experienced and hard-working), because when you are dealing with an employee of a company, the company is obliged to take out…

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Leonardo_23
Aug 24, 2017 5:38 pm
StructuralBIMGuy
StructuralBIMGuy
24 August 2017

Townhouse Build Price

Townhouse Build Price

Johnmc It depends how efficient the design is , Where you are building, Construction materials, Specifications In perth its running at around $1100/m2 (box build) +…

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StructuralBIMGuy
Aug 24, 2017 3:44 pm
StructuralBIMGuy
Saint Mike
Saint Mike
24 August 2017

Contractual Advice, Please

Contractual Advice, Please

It sounds legal - but you should check with your solicitor's office.

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Saint Mike
Aug 24, 2017 12:54 pm
Saint Mike
Jan Jan
Jan Jan
23 August 2017

Choice living

Choice living

There is 11 pages of complaints and some handy info at the other thread

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Jan Jan
Aug 23, 2017 9:06 pm

Hello all! I was searching the net in the hope of finding some one who has had a similar situation to myself and was lucky enough to come across this thread. I also live…

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Trindy83
Aug 23, 2017 7:19 pm
Entilzha
Entilzha
23 August 2017

roof not engineered for solar

roof not engineered for solar

yep. if my little post and question helps someone else avoid this same ommision then its worth the post. Thought i was pretty on top of everything and had a streamlined…

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Entilzha
Aug 23, 2017 10:56 am
Joker
Joker
22 August 2017

Bushfire levy revoked but builder burbank still charging

Bushfire levy revoked but builder burbank still charging

This highlights how much a good inspector is needed, what will go unnoticed with out a educated eye, how much better and fairer will builder be knowing, you got knowledge…

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Joker
Aug 22, 2017 12:25 pm
liltrano
liltrano
21 August 2017

Can you identify this?

Can you identify this?

Thanks guys! I think you were spot on ❤️

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liltrano
Aug 21, 2017 10:53 pm

We used blackbutt and we love it...with coal roof, monument gutter and off white mortar...see our progress in our blog...how this helps http://buildingourhumblehome.blogspot.com

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tapasr_Lexia4
Aug 20, 2017 8:45 pm
tapasr_Lexia4
theclaudiabeck
theclaudiabeck
20 August 2017

Deck staining colour advice - penetrating oils, painting, or

Deck staining colour advice - penetrating oils, painting, or

Hi, I was looking to renovation my decking and some good tips for the same. deck colour advise, paining etc. At that time I came across this article that has a lot of…

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theclaudiabeck
Aug 20, 2017 6:59 pm
Saint Mike
Saint Mike
20 August 2017

How many LED downlights required ?

How many LED downlights required ?

No - sorry - but don't dismiss the use of tinting on windows - as well. Can help with privacy, temps etc.

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Saint Mike
Aug 20, 2017 9:22 am
Saint Mike
cherrypinata
cherrypinata
19 August 2017

What do you think about a ‘smart ladder’?

What do you think about a ‘smart ladder’?

Hi everyone, I’m currently working on an electronics design course at university. Our group is interested in prototyping a smart ladder, designed to provide feedback to…

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cherrypinata
Aug 19, 2017 8:24 pm
SaveH2O
SaveH2O
19 August 2017

Neighbours garage on property line, wants bedroom

Neighbours garage on property line, wants bedroom

I endorse the reply (below) that you received from 'bazzle' on Whirlpool". "You need to talk to the Planning dept at Maroondah Council... Asking on here may not give the…

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SaveH2O
Aug 19, 2017 9:24 am
SaveH2O
markandsam
markandsam
16 August 2017

Anyone building in Riverstone NSW

Anyone building in Riverstone NSW

Fantastic! Looking forward to seeing how your build goes

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markandsam
Aug 16, 2017 11:04 pm
firstchu
firstchu
16 August 2017

Water Connections

Water Connections

Oops my bad. I am in a regional NSW so had to connect water via council. I m guessing maybe the land was subdivided and the developer did not connect water in your land.…

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firstchu
Aug 16, 2017 9:05 pm
budadahal
budadahal
16 August 2017

How to organise water connections ???!!!!

How to organise water connections ???!!!!

the builder should be responsible for your water connections

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budadahal
Aug 16, 2017 7:19 pm
Leonardo_23
Leonardo_23
15 August 2017

Legal action against builder

Legal action against builder

I believe all disputes have to go to the DPDRV in Victoria (Compulsory Conciliation). Here the dispute will be conciliated fairly... hopefully. Should either party…

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Leonardo_23
Aug 15, 2017 2:26 pm
Sammie2017
Sammie2017
15 August 2017

Yeah .... found a Redbank Forum

Yeah .... found a Redbank Forum

Thanks Mandora ..... Good Luck with everything :-D

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Sammie2017
Aug 15, 2017 12:59 pm
Joker
Joker
15 August 2017

Hebel had no impact on energy rating

Hebel had no impact on energy rating

I would get some and conduct my own tests , anything anyone said or claims can be deceptive, it would give you peace of mind and you would really know if it works. Ive…

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Joker
Aug 15, 2017 8:51 am
Becs Coral
Becs Coral
14 August 2017

Sink in Butler's Pantry/WIP - Yes or No?

Sink in Butler's Pantry/WIP - Yes or No?

We have one and like Bank, have our kettle, coffee maker and toaster in there. We have our mugs and a few spoons and make our toast and tea and coffees in there. Love it…

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Becs Coral
Aug 14, 2017 8:26 pm
Becs Coral
Kosborne
Kosborne
14 August 2017

Cornish Engine House Conversion

Cornish Engine House Conversion

Hi 👋🏻. So we're from Cornwall uk, we've been granted planning permission to turn the remains of a Cornish engine house into our family home. I'm going to be…

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Kosborne
Aug 14, 2017 7:08 pm
Jefffirsthomebuyer
Jefffirsthomebuyer
14 August 2017

CJHomes

CJHomes

Thank you StructuralBIMGuy!

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Jefffirsthomebuyer
Aug 14, 2017 1:01 pm
ourforeverhome
ourforeverhome
14 August 2017

Attention MJH

Attention MJH

Thank you for your reply

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ourforeverhome
Aug 14, 2017 10:19 am
Berek
Berek
12 August 2017

Deck - please give advice

Deck - please give advice

I understand your thinking. You’ll need to research your state and council regulations regarding what plans you need to provide and if you need footing inspections etc.

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Berek
Aug 12, 2017 10:05 pm
Berek
Berek
11 August 2017

Repairing Cracks

Repairing Cracks

You’ll need a flexible gap sealer. The hinge area is a stress point.

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Berek
Aug 11, 2017 10:35 pm
yhfg27
yhfg27
10 August 2017

Intercom and gate integtation

Intercom and gate integtation

just installed electric gate which should be integrated with intercom. my understanding is when visitor comes, I push button on intercom, it should allow visitor enter.…

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yhfg27
Aug 10, 2017 9:31 pm

We've just moved into our new off the plan apartment and the built in cupboards don't have drawers. I guess when it comes with OTP you can never figure exactly what you're…

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michellew090
Aug 10, 2017 7:45 pm
StructuralBIMGuy
StructuralBIMGuy
10 August 2017

slab poured yesterday and framing started next day

slab poured yesterday and framing started next day

mickzoey Not so.. you will need to check your wind loading category and plate-> Frame anchoring system I've seen dynabolts & Hilti explosive anchors cracking slab edges…

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StructuralBIMGuy
Aug 10, 2017 6:49 am
StructuralBIMGuy
Garyd51
Garyd51
10 August 2017

front storm door

front storm door

I'm gonna buy a storm door. Is right hand or left hand an issue for consideration??

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Garyd51
Aug 10, 2017 2:12 am
amyaamanda
amyaamanda
9 August 2017

What is this material

What is this material

This is look like a Plastic Glass Fibre!!!

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amyaamanda
Aug 09, 2017 10:26 pm
gommeqld
gommeqld
9 August 2017

Karndean Loose Lay Vinyl

Karndean Loose Lay Vinyl

I'd suggest neither. We looked at Karndean a couple of years ago but decided against it because of the high cost and (if I recall correctly) the subsequent need to…

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gommeqld
Aug 09, 2017 6:11 pm
Saint Mike
Saint Mike
9 August 2017

Christmas shut down - Metricon

Christmas shut down - Metricon

We were surprised how quickly our lot - not Metricon - came back after Christmas. But as said above - ask them.

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Saint Mike
Aug 09, 2017 2:23 pm
Saint Mike
Nawsome
Nawsome
9 August 2017

Damaged kerb

Damaged kerb

For faster response from council - it helps to have exact location (street number, not just the street) and to also indicate possible pedestrian traffic. For example, is…

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Nawsome
Aug 09, 2017 1:25 pm
Nawsome
Bri1234
Bri1234
8 August 2017

Power pits

Power pits

This is probably a bit late but my understanding is power pits are installed between 2 properties and can be used by both. We are doing a KDRB and are waiting for the…

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Bri1234
Aug 08, 2017 11:10 pm
Bri1234
dickens090
dickens090
8 August 2017

Rights with fixing defects? hand over in 3 days! (VIC)

Rights with fixing defects? hand over in 3 days! (VIC)

You have the right to stay there. Have you ever tried call the related organizations.

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dickens090
Aug 08, 2017 8:21 pm
GLO
GLO
7 August 2017

How does no gas impact Basix score?

How does no gas impact Basix score?

Already using induction, 3Kw solar (but want 10kw) and off peak hot water.(would consider heatpipe hw or distant 2nd heatpump hw)

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GLO
Aug 07, 2017 9:39 pm
arodc
arodc
7 August 2017

Patching holes in galvanised fence posts

Patching holes in galvanised fence posts

I have some galvinised fence posts I need to paint. They previously had some fixings attached to them which I have…

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arodc
Aug 07, 2017 12:35 pm
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Berek
Aug 06, 2017 8:22 pm

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