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VMS
VMS
2 August 2017

Did anyone build with Ranshe Home builder in Victoria

Did anyone build with Ranshe Home builder in Victoria

Hi AACJ, I am planning to go with Ranshe homes. How did you go with your building process? Please let me know. Thanks.

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VMS
Aug 02, 2017 8:20 pm
Shazzamax
Shazzamax
1 August 2017

Parador 1050 Walnut Limed 3-Strip

Parador 1050 Walnut Limed 3-Strip

Hi there, Just wondering if anyone has used the Parador Walnut Limed laminate flooring in their house and would possibly have a photo. Thanks

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Shazzamax
Aug 01, 2017 10:36 pm
Shazzamax
Gaudi
Gaudi
1 August 2017

Would You Rent House Next Door While building your House?

Would You Rent House Next Door While building your House?

Good for you! Great to keep an eye on the build. 7am starts with noise are a bit harsh if you are not an early riser. During day the noise, keep your windows shut and…

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Gaudi
Aug 01, 2017 8:25 pm
Joker
Joker
1 August 2017

Knockdown and Rebuild Upgrades Costs

Knockdown and Rebuild Upgrades Costs

Once you have only one source of purchase, then the price will be full blown retail plus some, competition is gone, they nearly always will get you with emotional…

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Joker
Aug 01, 2017 1:03 pm
saahmadbulbul
saahmadbulbul
1 August 2017

3 Subdivision of 585sqm zone GRZ1

3 Subdivision of 585sqm zone GRZ1

Hi I was wondering if anyone can help me understand subdividing rules. I want to subdivide 585sqm land located in…

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saahmadbulbul
Aug 01, 2017 12:32 pm
butters7388
butters7388
31 July 2017

Attaching fence post to built to boundary wall

Attaching fence post to built to boundary wall

That was my thoughts. Our plans show that it is built 200mm inside the boundary. There is really nothing we can do about it now but wondering what the legalities are if…

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butters7388
Jul 31, 2017 4:44 pm
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Bhinder
Jul 30, 2017 9:47 pm
stucutz
stucutz
30 July 2017

Whirlybird Question

Whirlybird Question

Where there's a will, there's a way

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stucutz
Jul 30, 2017 5:58 pm
SaveH2O
SaveH2O
30 July 2017

Need urgent advice about clay soil holding water vs a leak

Need urgent advice about clay soil holding water vs a leak

Yes. As soon as the pressure controller registered the cut in pressure setting, the pump would start and recharge the line. Water is not compressible unless you have a…

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SaveH2O
Jul 30, 2017 4:43 pm
SaveH2O
Madora Dreamer
Madora Dreamer
30 July 2017

Boundary fence

Boundary fence

Just went on their website and they do provide front and side fencing. A win for me!

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Madora Dreamer
Jul 30, 2017 12:02 pm
Madora Dreamer
Saint Mike
Saint Mike
30 July 2017

Amplimesh secruity door quote?

Amplimesh secruity door quote?

Are we talking "Crim-safe" type screen doors ? They are not cheap - for good ones. I hate those metal criss-cross ones - much prefer the open screen. But CC are cheaper…

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Saint Mike
Jul 30, 2017 8:16 am
Saint Mike
bashworth
bashworth
29 July 2017

Building plan review service

Building plan review service

Not sure how many people will be keen to pay for your service as I expect you will need to charge a couple of hundred. For instance from my website I sell an E book…

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bashworth
Jul 29, 2017 2:10 pm
bashworth
gmt
gmt
29 July 2017

Elara Marsden Park

Elara Marsden Park

Hi everyone! Im new here at forum one. :) We are currently building now at Elara with Clarendon and hopefully will move in 2 months time. Any recommendations please for…

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gmt
Jul 29, 2017 8:55 am
aussieta
aussieta
28 July 2017

what is this ?

what is this ?

that is the internal screamer for your security alarm

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aussieta
Jul 28, 2017 6:29 pm
aussieta
Jclw
Jclw
28 July 2017

Interest Rates

Interest Rates

Building loan interest only for 1 year 4.25 After build 3.88

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Jclw
Jul 28, 2017 6:21 pm
algernon
algernon
28 July 2017

10amp or 15amp?

10amp or 15amp?

It can and often is, but you'd want an electrician to confirm your specific case.

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algernon
Jul 28, 2017 4:23 pm
StructuralBIMGuy
StructuralBIMGuy
28 July 2017

Concrete table. Help

Concrete table. Help

Hi AngeT Welcome to the forum Concrete polishing and a lot of elbow grease Try a sample under the table first

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StructuralBIMGuy
Jul 28, 2017 10:21 am
StructuralBIMGuy
gmt
gmt
28 July 2017

Currently building at Elara Marsden Park

Currently building at Elara Marsden Park

Hi everyone! Im new here at forum one. :) We are currently building now at Elara with Clarendon and hopefully will move in 2 months time. Any recommendations please for…

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gmt
Jul 28, 2017 8:28 am
Varsani
Varsani
27 July 2017

I think I found a leak pre-handover

I think I found a leak pre-handover

Do not sign anything till you sort out the problem or they will fob you off after

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Varsani
Jul 27, 2017 10:22 pm
Marz15
Marz15
26 July 2017

Heritage views

Heritage views

Is there any news on when stage 2 is set to title?

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Marz15
Jul 26, 2017 9:00 pm
lovemy3
lovemy3
26 July 2017

Colorbond or Zincalume? What colour gutters & fascia?

Colorbond or Zincalume? What colour gutters & fascia?

We ended up going with Zinculume and I love it!!! With surfmist gutters 👍

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lovemy3
Jul 26, 2017 2:19 pm
StructuralBIMGuy
StructuralBIMGuy
26 July 2017

Porter Davis penalty fees for H&L package

Porter Davis penalty fees for H&L package

Kathyvo Welcome to the forum Unfortunately the builder is entitled to charge for any price increases outside of his control. It's pretty much standard throughout the…

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StructuralBIMGuy
Jul 26, 2017 12:11 pm
StructuralBIMGuy
StructuralBIMGuy
StructuralBIMGuy
26 July 2017

Driveway Cost

Driveway Cost

colin1 Make sure the quotes includes mesh upgrade, edge thickening, re-entrant bars (FYI Approx $500 in materials)

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StructuralBIMGuy
Jul 26, 2017 9:30 am
StructuralBIMGuy
cheryl_0316
cheryl_0316
25 July 2017

Facade makeover ideas/advice. Photo included

Facade makeover ideas/advice. Photo included

Colors always make huge difference. Any shade of gray looks good with bright colors. And yes, I agree with the change of render color and external tiling.

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cheryl_0316
Jul 25, 2017 10:57 pm
jhiace
jhiace
25 July 2017

Where to after Fair Trading?

Where to after Fair Trading?

once you go through fair trading and if he doesn't come to the party you can then take him to tribunal, they are able to enforce penalties etc based on the agreement you…

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jhiace
Jul 25, 2017 12:11 pm
cat_dunc
cat_dunc
24 July 2017

Solar Quotes.. Help!

Solar Quotes.. Help!

I'm following. Ryal's please let me know how you go? We started researching this too and have more research to do.

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cat_dunc
Jul 24, 2017 8:07 pm
cat_dunc
MichaelHarvard
MichaelHarvard
24 July 2017

What is this pipe?

What is this pipe?

A sewer inspection point.

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MichaelHarvard
Jul 24, 2017 6:50 pm
Viangster
Viangster
24 July 2017

Driveway

Driveway

Thank you very much I'll have a thorough look into it!

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Viangster
Jul 24, 2017 5:30 pm
aussieta
aussieta
22 July 2017

Draughts from cavity sliding doors

Draughts from cavity sliding doors

on mine the back of door cavity is against external wall the back of door frame has some horizontal bracing but you can/could see into house frame looks like vanity was…

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aussieta
Jul 22, 2017 1:04 pm
aussieta
lovisa
lovisa
21 July 2017

Crimsafe quote

Crimsafe quote

We got x guard $1700 for 2 big dliding doors and 1 small sliding door and $480 for front door maybe worth a try? Will also do m3 film on al other windowns/glass panels later

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lovisa
Jul 21, 2017 10:24 pm
Danniellejayde
Danniellejayde
21 July 2017

CBA slab valuation?

CBA slab valuation?

Strange.. the bank just paid our slab invoice today. No evaluation done. Thanks for your help anyway guys!

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Danniellejayde
Jul 21, 2017 3:56 pm
Mlestari
Mlestari
21 July 2017

Admin fee for variation?

Admin fee for variation?

We bought the home and land package from the builder. The land is still in negotiation when we sign both the land and building contract. Last month I got the Development…

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Mlestari
Jul 21, 2017 2:17 pm
stephen lane
stephen lane
21 July 2017

garage opening

garage opening

Hi all i have a timber beam 250x75x6m and i am removing a center brick pier and installing a PFC 250 x 6m to the timber beam with coach bolts at spacing's of 900mm ,now…

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stephen lane
Jul 21, 2017 10:59 am
Louk
Louk
20 July 2017

Driveway Crossover - Cost and advice

Driveway Crossover - Cost and advice

Hi, Has anyone had a driveway crossover done recently? What did it cost and would you recommend the people you used? Cheers

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Louk
Jul 20, 2017 11:58 am

We had custom furniture made by a cabinet maker and was meant to be raw MDF but instead it came with a laminate finish that normally has 2pac applied. See photo. It is…

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ideaswoman
Jul 19, 2017 4:09 pm
ideaswoman
StructuralBIMGuy
StructuralBIMGuy
18 July 2017

FFL 200mm low

FFL 200mm low

A cynical person might also see that as an opportunity to make a lot extra post contract signing? you will need to weigh up all the facts.

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StructuralBIMGuy
Jul 18, 2017 8:55 pm
StructuralBIMGuy

Hi everyone, I finally got an acknowledgement from builder that practical completion was reached on 3rd July 2017. This is for a dwelling that was handed over more than…

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jayasooriah
Jul 18, 2017 1:48 pm
DamNita
DamNita
18 July 2017

OAK FLOORBOARDs AND ISSUES WITH SUB FLOOR

OAK FLOORBOARDs AND ISSUES WITH SUB FLOOR

I would certainly suspect that it is the ply rubbing together (too close to the walls and each other). How did you go with this?

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DamNita
Jul 18, 2017 10:24 am
DamNita
MarqueeMark
MarqueeMark
17 July 2017

Rooftop deck possible?

Rooftop deck possible?

cheers... might stick with this

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MarqueeMark
Jul 17, 2017 9:30 pm
Torijg
Torijg
17 July 2017

Finesse built??

Finesse built??

Wondering if anyone has built with finesse built (Adelaide) and what they are like overal.. quilty, price, etc. thanks

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Torijg
Jul 17, 2017 6:48 pm
Michael_255
Michael_255
17 July 2017

Building a new duplex house in Sydney

Building a new duplex house in Sydney

Good Afternoon, I am currently looking at building a new Duplex style house in the Sutherland Shire of Sydney. I was wondering if anyone had any recommendations in…

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Michael_255
Jul 17, 2017 2:50 pm
Jefffirsthomebuyer
Jefffirsthomebuyer
17 July 2017

Metal frame house

Metal frame house

Thanks for the heads up. Will talk to our builder if they can change it.

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Jefffirsthomebuyer
Jul 17, 2017 12:10 pm
eirrac
eirrac
15 July 2017

Help! Paint Decisions!

Help! Paint Decisions!

We have similar colour floor tiles (I think). We are going with white exchange half and having white white skirting architrave etc so it makes a contrast. One tip I like…

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eirrac
Jul 15, 2017 10:41 pm
Bazazz
Bazazz
15 July 2017

Planning permits

Planning permits

Just a quick question, when building if I decide I want extra lights/or other changes to layout of electrical. Will I need to do this pre submitting, for inspections etc.…

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Bazazz
Jul 15, 2017 8:02 am
Lorri
Lorri
14 July 2017

No building Envelope

No building Envelope

We had none either , 5 acres and we could build where ever we wanted as long as the boundary distance was kept. Where are you building?

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Lorri
Jul 14, 2017 8:00 pm
Lorri
ohgosh
ohgosh
14 July 2017

Large formal lounge

Large formal lounge

Thanks for the much appreciated replies, I think I would have to go with the custom build route. Would someone please suggest some reputed custom builders in Melbourne?…

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ohgosh
Jul 14, 2017 11:48 am

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K-Real
Jul 11, 2017 6:56 pm
K-Real
vineel.koneru
vineel.koneru
11 July 2017

NEW HOMES AT ALEX AVENUE BY MIRVAC

NEW HOMES AT ALEX AVENUE BY MIRVAC

Hi Guys, I am planning to buy home and land from Mirvac at 89 Alex avenue, can you please advise me below questions. 1. Quality of work 2. Building costs 3. Customer…

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vineel.koneru
Jul 11, 2017 4:24 pm

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