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shahed rahman
shahed rahman
8 May 2016

Building a New Building

Building a New Building

Dear users. Please help me out. I am new in this. I have recently thinking of building my first home - single storied. We decided EBH and we were quite happy with…

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shahed rahman
May 08, 2016 1:59 am
teganandjosh
teganandjosh
7 May 2016

Building stage inspectors - Brisbane

Building stage inspectors - Brisbane

Great information! So when they pickup defects, will coral use their paperwork and fix the things they list?

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teganandjosh
May 07, 2016 1:27 am
teganandjosh
chuminh
chuminh
7 May 2016

WHat is this cement for?

WHat is this cement for?

It is not placed throughout the floor. just few parts of it. I dont know why. is it supposed to be like that?

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chuminh
May 07, 2016 1:19 am
Alexxdavid
Alexxdavid
6 May 2016

Computer nook / Study size

Computer nook / Study size

I don't mean to offend anyone but I hate study nooks. We built an extra room for a home office/study in our place. Its 3.3x 3.4 in size. Computer desks get messy and it's…

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Alexxdavid
May 06, 2016 12:43 am
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ourfirstbuild_83
May 06, 2016 12:14 am
ourfirstbuild_83
TheBigHouse
TheBigHouse
5 May 2016

Concrete

Concrete

Besides that 10 seconds on Google tells you the answer. http://www.concretenetwork.com/post-ten ... tages.html Sent from an iPhone please excuse the ridiculous spell…

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TheBigHouse
May 05, 2016 9:31 pm
sneakersss
sneakersss
5 May 2016

Render advice needed

Render advice needed

I think Colorbond Paperbark would be a closer match to River Gum Beige. You could then have your render in any colour since your bricks/garage combo is quite versatile. I…

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sneakersss
May 05, 2016 8:25 pm
sneakersss
Alvinnguyen
Alvinnguyen
5 May 2016

Victoria Subdivision Titile Registration

Victoria Subdivision Titile Registration

Hi all, I bought an off the plan townhouse on a block of 3 and currently waiting for the title to come through. When checking the unit on landata, I can see everything…

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Alvinnguyen
May 05, 2016 8:12 am
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BJ88
May 05, 2016 1:34 am
BJ88
Gem_Scientician
Gem_Scientician
2 May 2016

Sliding doors on wardrobes?

Sliding doors on wardrobes?

We had some kind of glass with a light blue backing a bit like a glass splash back look. I would get that again or mirror instead of vinyl.

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Gem_Scientician
May 02, 2016 5:58 pm
Gem_Scientician
watermill
watermill
2 May 2016

Builder not in our state

Builder not in our state

Hmm interesting. Not too sure!

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watermill
May 02, 2016 11:36 am
watermill
goody59
goody59
1 May 2016

Aggregate on render

Aggregate on render

I am having trouble getting advice on exactly what to do via posting on here or via google search on the topic. I will give this process a wirl this week and post results.

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goody59
May 01, 2016 8:50 pm
goody59
Narrewarren01
Narrewarren01
1 May 2016

Hallway width

Hallway width

1100min if possible

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Narrewarren01
May 01, 2016 12:46 pm
vaslin
vaslin
30 April 2016

Ceiling lining between rafters

Ceiling lining between rafters

My house under construction has a heavy timber frame and will have exposed rafters. I want to line between the rafters with a natural-looking product (yes I know most…

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vaslin
Apr 30, 2016 12:47 pm
vaslin
E563
E563
30 April 2016

Which gutter colour?

Which gutter colour?

The pictures you posted are very contemporary elevations with contemporary colours - so I think the contrasting gutter looks good in this situation. On my house, I went…

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E563
Apr 30, 2016 2:01 am
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skyler
Apr 29, 2016 12:43 pm
skyler
HomeAngels
HomeAngels
28 April 2016

Best mortgage / loan rates

Best mortgage / loan rates

An update for anyone who is interested. I spoke to a rep at loans.com.au who emailed me an offer of 3.99% with no ongoing fees. 4.01% comparison rate (due to initial…

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HomeAngels
Apr 28, 2016 8:09 am
HomeAngels
Beetaloo
Beetaloo
27 April 2016

Laundry Tub Help Please

Laundry Tub Help Please

My front loading washing machine is at the opposite end of the laundry from the sink with built in cupboards between. A set of taps is installed within the broom cupboard…

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Beetaloo
Apr 27, 2016 10:16 am
Beetaloo
Joynz
Joynz
25 April 2016

Build and Rent... verse Moving in?

Build and Rent... verse Moving in?

Hi Gummz You could also rent it and live in it later for the PoPR requirements. You definitely need to get some advice from an accountant too.

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Joynz
Apr 25, 2016 1:13 pm
Leksie5000
Leksie5000
24 April 2016

Caeserstone cleaning

Caeserstone cleaning

Yeah is there any risk of it damaging? Can't imagine so? I use it for a lot of other stuff. I'm being careful because it's a matte caeserstone which is more…

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Leksie5000
Apr 24, 2016 2:27 am
Stewie D
Stewie D
22 April 2016

Personal Protective Equipment questionnaire

Personal Protective Equipment questionnaire

Peedee, you should post this up on the Australian wood workers forums. A lot of guys there who are fulltime tradies. http://www.woodworkforums.com/ Stewie

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Stewie D
Apr 22, 2016 10:18 am
Ponzu
Ponzu
22 April 2016

Laminex vs. Flexipanel?

Laminex vs. Flexipanel?

I've been getting some quotes for some custom floor to ceiling bookshelves recently and came across a decent quote. When probing a bit, I understood that the cabinet maker…

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Ponzu
Apr 22, 2016 6:57 am
garrymartin85
garrymartin85
20 April 2016

Artificial Flowers & Plants

Artificial Flowers & Plants

To decorate your home and office garden, use artificial trees and plants. You can choose fake trees and plants for better homes and gardens decorating. You can find more…

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garrymartin85
Apr 20, 2016 3:41 am
jas0nt
jas0nt
18 April 2016

Eaves on Garage?

Eaves on Garage?

Which one do you think look better?

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jas0nt
Apr 18, 2016 10:47 pm
Joker
Joker
18 April 2016

This Is Getting Out Of Hand

This Is Getting Out Of Hand

I had a agreement with builder and could do anything as I was officially owner builder,but no trades were told and job was run by builder, still saved $150, 000 when…

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Joker
Apr 18, 2016 8:53 pm
ModernMiss
ModernMiss
18 April 2016

Help! Advice required for covering a hole in asbestos lino

Help! Advice required for covering a hole in asbestos lino

Hi everyone, I need advice, and with any luck, reassurance that all will be ok. We get new laminate flooring tomorrow so have moved everything out of the rooms being…

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ModernMiss
Apr 18, 2016 2:55 pm
Annie1517
Annie1517
18 April 2016

Pre purchase inspection of renovators delight!

Pre purchase inspection of renovators delight!

Hi new to this forum and new to home ownership so apologies if this is a totally dumb question. Could anyone recommend someone reliable in Perth to carry out a building…

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Annie1517
Apr 18, 2016 2:55 pm
aussieta
aussieta
18 April 2016

B&D garage roller door service

B&D garage roller door service

if you cycle the door 30 times the service reminder will reset back to another 3000 cycles

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aussieta
Apr 18, 2016 2:04 pm
aussieta
MickH
MickH
17 April 2016

Paving against Greenboard house cladding

Paving against Greenboard house cladding

Ok thanks for the tip - I'd never heard of it, so will do a bit of research.

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MickH
Apr 17, 2016 4:28 pm

Hey All, We recently purchased our block of land in Springfield Lakes in QLD. It looks like this area if going to be full of retaining walls. Registration should be end…

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ads87
Apr 17, 2016 9:53 am
ads87
Beazley77
Beazley77
17 April 2016

Would Any Project Builders Allow You To Do Own Electrical?

Would Any Project Builders Allow You To Do Own Electrical?

You might get more responses posting in the forum sub group for "building a new house"

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Beazley77
Apr 17, 2016 9:23 am
Beazley77
TomCat
TomCat
17 April 2016

Help please, decorating square table

Help please, decorating square table

I have similar scheme and 1.5m square dining table. I love table runners but think they only work on rectangles (?) I have greeny blue accents and white breaking up the…

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TomCat
Apr 17, 2016 4:03 am
TomCat
Alexxdavid
Alexxdavid
13 April 2016

Powder room door size

Powder room door size

Great! Just checked my working drawings and the powder is 1600mm wide x 1750mm long so 820mm door it is :-)

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Alexxdavid
Apr 13, 2016 1:03 am
MilesLobo
MilesLobo
12 April 2016

How many lights?

How many lights?

It will depend on a number of factors including; room size and shape, height of ceilings, colour scheme, type of lamps & fitting, task areas and needs of the user. As a…

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MilesLobo
Apr 12, 2016 4:28 pm
Loveguru
Loveguru
11 April 2016

First home build and need advise on inclusions..

First home build and need advise on inclusions..

Thanks oneJohn.. We are still weighing which type of driveway to go for..yes I agree for some greyish colour too. With aggregate concrete driveway it may become very dull…

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Loveguru
Apr 11, 2016 9:40 pm
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Handy007
Apr 11, 2016 4:40 pm
qebtel
qebtel
11 April 2016

Prices aren't adding up. Need assitance

Prices aren't adding up. Need assitance

It may be site costs, but ...... If it costs you privately $A for the land, and $B to have a house built on it, then typically builders will tack on a min K$50 just for a…

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qebtel
Apr 11, 2016 12:18 pm
Pixielix
Pixielix
10 April 2016

Regretted with front double doors...how?

Regretted with front double doors...how?

I guess it comes down to $$$ If it were me and I had the money, I would choose a more modern door and ask the carpenter if he would replace them. As suggested sell your…

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Pixielix
Apr 10, 2016 8:22 am
Pixielix
Charley
Charley
9 April 2016

House Design

House Design

That's odd with alfresco at the front My 2016 build viewtopic.php?t=81011

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Charley
Apr 09, 2016 10:00 pm
rose gold
rose gold
9 April 2016

Self assessment for bushfire risk in QLD

Self assessment for bushfire risk in QLD

Gommeqld, you asked what we needed to comply with the code - here's the list... 5mm glass in all windows and doors; the standard is 3mm (we had 38 in total including 1…

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rose gold
Apr 09, 2016 7:42 pm
Joynz
Joynz
9 April 2016

Front Wall Plans

Front Wall Plans

Just checking - are you extending your house and need plans. Or just adding an extra wall in front of the existing? Or is it a brick fence?

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Joynz
Apr 09, 2016 11:59 am
StructuralBIMGuy
StructuralBIMGuy
8 April 2016

Render costs Melbourne

Render costs Melbourne

$2300 for one pillar ..LOL come in spinner..chicken for dinner

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StructuralBIMGuy
Apr 08, 2016 9:18 am
StructuralBIMGuy
Alexxdavid
Alexxdavid
8 April 2016

Monument roof what colour render (PLEASE help!!!)

Monument roof what colour render (PLEASE help!!!)

I saw on another thread that the anodic dark grey was really blue in real life? Can you confirm if that it the case?

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Alexxdavid
Apr 08, 2016 1:51 am
Stewie D
Stewie D
6 April 2016

Minimum tread width Qld

Minimum tread width Qld

The BCA now the NCC. BCA Part 3.9 Safe Movement And Access, Part 3.9.1.3 Stair Construction Or 240mm min, 355mm max for the treads and 115mm min,190mm max for the…

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Stewie D
Apr 06, 2016 7:20 pm
building-expert
building-expert
6 April 2016

Contractor's Bad Service or Simply Common Practice?

Contractor's Bad Service or Simply Common Practice?

You are not nuts but your builder thinks you are, hence trying to get away with it. If your builder has removed a fixture for protection then he must replace it at the end…

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building-expert
Apr 06, 2016 2:56 pm
building-expert
Stewie D
Stewie D
6 April 2016

Levelling 100 yr house

Levelling 100 yr house

Are you talking timber stumps, concrete stumps or brick piers? Old houses sink and move around a bit over the years and in a few cases we have just re-packed under the…

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Stewie D
Apr 06, 2016 11:51 am
Foma22
Foma22
5 April 2016

My "Missing manual on fixing dripping taps"

My "Missing manual on fixing dripping taps"

Hi All, Please find below a link to my "Missing manual on fixing dripping taps" : https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B-by5E ... sp=sharing Cheers. ::smile::

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Foma22
Apr 05, 2016 11:16 pm
Charley
Charley
5 April 2016

Requesting for a recommended list of builders in Melbourne

Requesting for a recommended list of builders in Melbourne

They are so flexible in customising the house to suit you, my build has just started. My 2016 build viewtopic.php?t=81011

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Charley
Apr 05, 2016 11:03 pm


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