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reaver
reaver
10 July 2018

Knockdown Rebuild

Knockdown Rebuild

You also need to consider that volume builders have a maximum fall that they can build on. I think it is a maximum of maybe 2 to 3 meters. Any higher than that then the…

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reaver
Jul 10, 2018 8:25 am
reaver
Ambam
Ambam
9 July 2018

Modular/Prefab Builders in Sydney

Modular/Prefab Builders in Sydney

Hi lincolnsydney, any follow up with Broadworth homes? Thanks Amy

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Ambam
Jul 09, 2018 1:59 pm
Noddy65
Noddy65
8 July 2018

Cool room panel question

Cool room panel question

I want to install a cool room panel wall between two brick walls (basically enclosing an alcove to make a store room outside). The space is 3100 high and the panels come…

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Noddy65
Jul 08, 2018 2:37 pm
StructuralBIMGuy
StructuralBIMGuy
8 July 2018

Bit of a time waster, but....

Bit of a time waster, but....

Display homes & Fake Interiors Renderings are now build within hours by computers Unfortunately the Engineering & Costings are not always accurate always ask for Data and…

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StructuralBIMGuy
Jul 08, 2018 8:34 am
StructuralBIMGuy

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Bronte19
Jul 07, 2018 4:24 pm
Saint Mike
Saint Mike
7 July 2018

Overflow pipe too short

Overflow pipe too short

I'd have bought a complete hose - but an extension should be OK. I just don't like additional "joins" - potential "leak" points. :)

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Saint Mike
Jul 07, 2018 11:00 am
Saint Mike
Saint Mike
Saint Mike
7 July 2018

Black spots on my grass

Black spots on my grass

Any chance of a long shot ?

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Saint Mike
Jul 07, 2018 10:57 am
Saint Mike
Kylie15
Kylie15
6 July 2018

Attached granny flat with new build

Attached granny flat with new build

Hi, we are planning our build and would like to incorporate an attached (under the same roof) granny flat to rent out in the short term and house family in down the track…

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Kylie15
Jul 06, 2018 11:13 am
aussieta
aussieta
5 July 2018

Fencing issue with my neighbor

Fencing issue with my neighbor

i have the same issue and am just paying the whole amount and placing new fence just inside existing wire fence

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aussieta
Jul 05, 2018 5:50 pm
aussieta
bestspecials
bestspecials
4 July 2018

House and land packages costs..?

House and land packages costs..?

Depending on the soil report and your inclusions and upgrades, you could do it.

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bestspecials
Jul 04, 2018 7:40 am
bestspecials

Tribeca Homes Sydney north west area

Tribeca Homes Sydney north west area

Hi everyone, We will soon be starting our construction with Tribeca Homes, and building as first time home buyers in North West Sydney, however, we haven’t been able to…

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building_tribecahome
Jul 03, 2018 7:41 pm
Possums
Possums
3 July 2018

Paint colours

Paint colours

The important bits are the RGB values and the LRV value. These determine what shade and how deep the colour is. Dulux Tranquil Retreat is…

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Possums
Jul 03, 2018 5:39 pm
alexp79
alexp79
2 July 2018

Site Works and Preliminary Cost Estimates

Site Works and Preliminary Cost Estimates

Lol, cost of concrete itself creates a small difference. E.g. if you have 30 m3 of concrete in your slab and you pay $300 per m3 (which is on a very high side in NSW),…

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alexp79
Jul 02, 2018 1:14 pm
Zoe7117
Zoe7117
1 July 2018

Santorini 23

Santorini 23

Coral homes Santorini 23

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Zoe7117
Jul 01, 2018 6:18 pm
oldchippy
oldchippy
1 July 2018

Side gate - dynabolt or chemset?

Side gate - dynabolt or chemset?

10mm anchor screws will hold better in hollow bricks. Bore a hole half way through the post large enough to fit a socket. buy some 100mmx10mm anchor bolts so 50mm is in…

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oldchippy
Jul 01, 2018 9:41 am
Gaudi
Gaudi
30 June 2018

Municipal Building surveyor or private

Municipal Building surveyor or private
1, 2

With only a warning letter being the case makes even more sense why my builder (a term I use loosely as the registered builder was never on site during my build) was so…

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Gaudi
Jun 30, 2018 8:24 pm
lokster
lokster
30 June 2018

Recommend good smaller builders in melbourne

Recommend good smaller builders in melbourne

HI there, How was your build process, we are looking at Makro also now. Cheers Lokster

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lokster
Jun 30, 2018 6:37 pm
building-expert
building-expert
29 June 2018

Inclement weather delay claim

Inclement weather delay claim

Read your contract, there is already allowance for inclement weather. Builder would have to prove that inclement weather was greater than allowed in the contract and that…

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building-expert
Jun 29, 2018 7:43 am
building-expert
alexp79
alexp79
27 June 2018

Metal Roof Tiles

Metal Roof Tiles

Hi, Has anyone been using Metal Roof Tiles for their builds, e.g. similar to http://www.met-tile.com.au/? They look so much better than galvanized Colorbond roofs. …

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alexp79
Jun 27, 2018 6:17 pm
Ivy1
Ivy1
27 June 2018

Painting external brick house

Painting external brick house

Thank you so much I’ll be checking that out this weekend!

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Ivy1
Jun 27, 2018 3:10 pm
MandM+4
MandM+4
27 June 2018

Building with Wisdom Homes - Re tender

Building with Wisdom Homes - Re tender

Yes you can make structural changes until you sign the contract, after that you get charged a fee to redraw the plans.

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MandM+4
Jun 27, 2018 2:41 pm
cooperplace
cooperplace
25 June 2018

bitumen supplier in Adelaide

bitumen supplier in Adelaide

I'm looking for a place to do a bitumen driveway: any recommendations? thanks

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cooperplace
Jun 25, 2018 7:16 pm
Jace2004
Jace2004
25 June 2018

Clean fill wanted Perth

Clean fill wanted Perth

Hi there are you still chasing fill

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Jace2004
Jun 25, 2018 8:28 am
SaveH2O
SaveH2O
24 June 2018

confidentiailty of builder agreement with a project builder

confidentiailty of builder agreement with a project builder
1, 2

OMG, you also! $15 is right down there. Do we have $5 anyone? Going once. Going twice.....

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SaveH2O
Jun 24, 2018 2:47 pm
SaveH2O
Liliana
Liliana
24 June 2018

Slab heave is alive and well, watch out.

Slab heave is alive and well, watch out.
1, 2, 3, 4, 5

Yes. If it hadn't been for Metropolis going to the press about incorrectly installed multilayer gas pipes I would never have been able to get this problem rectified…

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Liliana
Jun 24, 2018 12:43 pm
alexp79
alexp79
24 June 2018

Cavity Sliding Door - Mass Loaded Vinyl for sound proofing

Cavity Sliding Door - Mass Loaded Vinyl for sound proofing

And yes, if you still want to use MLV, best way will be to cover the full section of the pocket wall between gyprock and studs.

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alexp79
Jun 24, 2018 11:55 am
Bee H
Bee H
23 June 2018

change over ducted heater

change over ducted heater

Is $2500 too much for a Bonaire rhino 320 change over including installation and remote control with 6 years warranty and compliance certificate

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Bee H
Jun 23, 2018 12:47 pm
ash w
ash w
23 June 2018

help with old screen doors

help with old screen doors

Hi I am looking for some help with finding some vintage screen door hardware. I am making my doors out of reclaimed silky oak and would very much like to compliment them…

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ash w
Jun 23, 2018 6:03 am
luxbuild
luxbuild
22 June 2018

Internal Cracks, some guidance required

Internal Cracks, some guidance required

Hi Justme15, So it looks like you are sharing a slab with another house, are they having the same problems? This looks to be your site in 2004 and 06. Looks to be a…

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luxbuild
Jun 22, 2018 5:55 pm
SaveH2O
SaveH2O
22 June 2018

Water mains pressure exceed 500 KpA

Water mains pressure exceed 500 KpA

Didn't the plumber tell you that you had a valve or not? It would be unusual for one to fail. Just Google it so you can see what it looks like. They are invariably…

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SaveH2O
Jun 22, 2018 4:28 pm
SaveH2O
Joker
Joker
22 June 2018

Offering an express payment

Offering an express payment

Personally I budgeted for a two year build, so I would wait for best trades and had time to find best quality with no compromises at much lower prices, for me it worked a…

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Joker
Jun 22, 2018 1:08 pm
Justin74
Justin74
22 June 2018

Tiling

Tiling

Thanks , This is the projection..... The issue is how to attach the bluestone to the underside, Builder isn’t sure how to fix it to the underside

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Justin74
Jun 22, 2018 9:21 am

DUCAN Trading - 2nd Hand Building Material in Chipping Norton- provides recycled solid bricks, pavers, at lowest price guarantee. Recycled solid…

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Ducan Trading
Jun 21, 2018 3:14 pm
Ducan Trading
SaveH2O
SaveH2O
21 June 2018

Is square set cornice more prone to cracking?

Is square set cornice more prone to cracking?

Aesthetics subjugating function.

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SaveH2O
Jun 21, 2018 12:50 pm
SaveH2O
JB1
JB1
20 June 2018

Underfloor heating. Advice, comments, experience etc

Underfloor heating. Advice, comments, experience etc
1, 2

That's a good idea. At the moment, I've poured my slab, however as side of the slab is uneven, it's pointless to attempt to add XPS between slab and brick veneer. I…

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JB1
Jun 20, 2018 11:30 am
Gaudi
Gaudi
19 June 2018

New house: Pressure Limiting Valve installed on mains?

New house: Pressure Limiting Valve installed on mains?

http://www.vba.vic.gov.au/__data/assets ... -Rates.pdf You likely have this already. If you don’t get a reply overnight, you can try calling the plumbing authority…

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Gaudi
Jun 19, 2018 10:21 pm
Mr. Sausage
Mr. Sausage
19 June 2018

Slab damage from excavator

Slab damage from excavator

I had precisely this happen when I built 20 years ago. I was not happy and complained to the builder. At the time I saw the damage the framer was there about to begin…

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Mr. Sausage
Jun 19, 2018 9:03 pm
aussieta
aussieta
19 June 2018

A Special bath tap seat?

A Special bath tap seat?

i used ceramic bath sets which does not use the original seat, the whole thing is in the tap body https://www.bunnings.com.au/mondella-ch ... t_p5002774

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aussieta
Jun 19, 2018 6:13 pm
aussieta
mjulhes
mjulhes
19 June 2018

Help for translate building vocabulary

Help for translate building vocabulary

Hello, I'm a french estimator for a timber construction, i'm trying to translate my resume but i have some problems with the english bulding vocabulary. If someone can…

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mjulhes
Jun 19, 2018 3:34 pm
diggi
diggi
19 June 2018

Fridge Cavity

Fridge Cavity

Ha ha, made a mistake here once, gave the kitchen builder the fridge width and he made the cavity exactly that, needless to say we couldn't put our fridge there. Id say…

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diggi
Jun 19, 2018 10:16 am
san_riri
san_riri
18 June 2018

Timber frame window - Upgrade

Timber frame window - Upgrade

Hi All, We're building the Lincoln 35 MKII with…

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san_riri
Jun 18, 2018 9:52 pm

Hi Keen on these tiles from Beaumonts but they are 150 wide i need 200mm Has anybody seen them somewhere in Sydney? I am talking about…

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Peter Bell
Jun 18, 2018 1:37 pm
JessieGirl01
JessieGirl01
17 June 2018

Anyone used Colorbond Surfmist for roof choice?

Anyone used Colorbond Surfmist for roof choice?

Hi newbuild14 - what did you go with? Any photos! Love your colour scheme that you had - did you go with it?

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JessieGirl01
Jun 17, 2018 6:07 pm

Hi, has anyone used the stone inspired scheme of di lorenzo with wisdom homes? Main floor

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KatDS
Jun 15, 2018 6:15 pm
Gaudi
Gaudi
14 June 2018

Metricon Build - few upgrades advice

Metricon Build - few upgrades advice

Cost of adding LED downlight was similar for me with another building company Downlights in top floor where these is roof access may be cheaper to install later. Get a…

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Gaudi
Jun 14, 2018 5:49 pm
IamSAM
IamSAM
14 June 2018

Introduction

Introduction

unlikely you will find much assistance on this particular forum. i suggest you connect with cleaning contractors in your area and learn on the job while you start with…

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IamSAM
Jun 14, 2018 2:43 pm
IamSAM
StructuralBIMGuy
StructuralBIMGuy
14 June 2018

Cost for obtaining building permit

Cost for obtaining building permit

hI Yoyohv The cost of getting Plans, Engineering & Building drawings completed was also discussed here There is information, data and materials on a Composite Deck…

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StructuralBIMGuy
Jun 14, 2018 2:04 pm
StructuralBIMGuy
splendid_12
splendid_12
14 June 2018

Advice on Fencing

Advice on Fencing

Thanks for the feedback

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splendid_12
Jun 14, 2018 12:59 pm

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tanmax
Jun 13, 2018 2:59 pm
Xervish
Xervish
13 June 2018

Security screens installers

Security screens installers

Hi all, I'm looking at getting some security screens installed for the new place (exciting times :)). I've done some searching on net for the main ones in the market…

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Xervish
Jun 13, 2018 8:47 am

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