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Jacks
Jacks
12 January 2018

Starr Constructions

Starr Constructions

Anyone built with Starr Constructions and / or have any feedback on them? Thanks!

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Jacks
Jan 12, 2018 4:10 pm
SparkInTheDark
SparkInTheDark
12 January 2018

Building Material and Furniture

Building Material and Furniture

Your post makes me want to write out an open cheque and give it to you, what could possibly go wrong?

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SparkInTheDark
Jan 12, 2018 6:26 am
SparkInTheDark
mizlong
mizlong
10 January 2018

Custom build price

Custom build price

Yes I thought it would cost around that , thank you

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mizlong
Jan 10, 2018 4:22 pm
Bimps
Bimps
9 January 2018

Liverpool PD

Liverpool PD

Anyone building liverpool with PD

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Bimps
Jan 09, 2018 10:09 pm
hfwangoz
hfwangoz
8 January 2018

multiple items need renovated, what's the best way?

multiple items need renovated, what's the best way?

Hi, It's 4 bedroom house with swimming pool. Just want to seek advise on the best approach: 1. one stop solution to a renovation builder company. or 2. get job done…

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hfwangoz
Jan 08, 2018 5:01 pm
qebtel
qebtel
7 January 2018

Trees Removal Question

Trees Removal Question

At Toowoomba, they do not allow a tree with a canopy or a trunk of certain sizes to be removed. So the way around it is - trim the canopy, trim the trunk, then remove…

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qebtel
Jan 07, 2018 4:01 pm
qebtel
qebtel
7 January 2018

Slab concreter

Slab concreter

ha ha another shocker done by cowboys. How do these people even exist and get work?

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qebtel
Jan 07, 2018 3:55 pm
Annabelle101
Annabelle101
6 January 2018

Kitchen and back door

Kitchen and back door

Does anyone have a back door in the kitchen? The way we would like to relay our kitchen may mean we have a back door in our kitchen. Does anyone else have this? Need some…

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Annabelle101
Jan 06, 2018 12:10 pm
Kpear121
Kpear121
5 January 2018

Low deposit builder options

Low deposit builder options

Hi, Not sure if you’re still chasing info, but we built with Integra. Overall a great experience. Happy to share any info you need

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Kpear121
Jan 05, 2018 10:40 pm
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Doulton777
Jan 04, 2018 11:14 am
Doulton777
Chels
Chels
4 January 2018

Site Costs in Woodlea

Site Costs in Woodlea

Definitely agree with others that say to get your sites fixed. I got quoted & signed @ 15k with Henley back in 2016. Not on site yet, but I've read some site costs are up…

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Chels
Jan 04, 2018 4:43 am
StructuralBIMGuy
StructuralBIMGuy
3 January 2018

Material Prices in 2018

Material Prices in 2018

There is a 12-18 month lag due to the huge backlog of builds After that Suppliers & Tradies will get desperate..wait it out..prices always drop I've seen many boom_ Bust cycles

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StructuralBIMGuy
Jan 03, 2018 9:16 pm
StructuralBIMGuy

We asked our builder to put a provision for a chandelier on a stairwell. We were told they will add a noggin so we just need the chandelier and electrician to install it. …

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Ynnie
Jan 03, 2018 5:38 pm
StructuralBIMGuy
StructuralBIMGuy
3 January 2018

Do your upstair walls of double storey homes make noises?

Do your upstair walls of double storey homes make noises?

Zhenhua You will need to get copies of your engineering plans, inspectors reports, and all photos. BTW.This may be a problem if the inspector was hired by the…

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StructuralBIMGuy
Jan 03, 2018 12:25 pm
StructuralBIMGuy
StructuralBIMGuy
StructuralBIMGuy
3 January 2018

LAWS AROUND BUYING AND USING BUILDING PRODUCTS FROM CHINA

LAWS AROUND BUYING AND USING BUILDING PRODUCTS FROM CHINA

If your thinking of importing bespoke Aluminium double glazed windows and doors from China, there are things you need to know 1 There are many combinations of glass that…

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StructuralBIMGuy
Jan 03, 2018 8:04 am
StructuralBIMGuy
Techsmax
Techsmax
2 January 2018

Suggestions on home security?

Suggestions on home security?

Hi anna10 What budget are you looking to spend and what features are you after, more then happy to help :-D

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Techsmax
Jan 02, 2018 1:50 pm
Techsmax
Steveminmitchell
Steveminmitchell
1 January 2018

Relocating a house

Relocating a house

I have just recently relocated a 1920s Californian bungalow onto my block of land. As the house was given to me by a local hospital and still being used for consulting…

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Steveminmitchell
Jan 01, 2018 7:45 pm
Leonardo_23
Leonardo_23
1 January 2018

construction

construction

I left a comment under one of your photos. Looks like a real botchy job so far.

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Leonardo_23
Jan 01, 2018 3:29 pm
Messychaos
Messychaos
26 December 2017

What pendant light suits the best?

What pendant light suits the best?

i like the options number 2. There are some suggestion that i would like to share with you. Hope you like my suggestions

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Messychaos
Dec 26, 2017 5:33 pm

I just got a quote from Perth Soakwells for soakwell installation if this helps. Have heard good reviews about them too.

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Messychaos
Dec 26, 2017 5:31 pm
Messychaos
Messychaos
26 December 2017

Essastone Ashen Cloud pictures??

Essastone Ashen Cloud pictures??

Has anyone used Essastone Ashen Cloud (warm concrete grey) as their bench in either kitchen or bathroom and have a picture? Thanks

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Messychaos
Dec 26, 2017 5:27 pm
wyld
wyld
23 December 2017

Quote for raising house and building underneath

Quote for raising house and building underneath
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Wow, just going through this thread again, heaps of information, going to embark on our second raise and renovate next year and the tips on here still relevant

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wyld
Dec 23, 2017 10:49 am
Southies
Southies
21 December 2017

Garage Door Remote buttons

Garage Door Remote buttons

now why could i not find just that explanation on google ?? :roll: thank you so very much aussieta ::

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Southies
Dec 21, 2017 7:41 pm
Southies
StructuralBIMGuy
StructuralBIMGuy
21 December 2017

Dual Occupancy - worth it?

Dual Occupancy - worth it?

Start at 1. put up links, Images,…

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StructuralBIMGuy
Dec 21, 2017 8:02 am
StructuralBIMGuy
horeno121
horeno121
19 December 2017

Home Renovations Toowoomba

Home Renovations Toowoomba

Toowoomba Home Builder & Renovations is the most quality focused home builders in Toowoomba. We expert in home, kitchen and…

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horeno121
Dec 19, 2017 6:41 pm
CW_L
CW_L
19 December 2017

Kitchen Recommendations / Feedback - Sydney Inner West

Kitchen Recommendations / Feedback - Sydney Inner West

Hi katiepie13, as this was posted 3 months ago, i'm not sure if you've already made a decision with your kitchen. I'm currently building, and our kitchen is done with…

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CW_L
Dec 19, 2017 1:07 pm
CW_L
Asdfg1
Asdfg1
19 December 2017

Steel shed supplied Brisbane QLD

Steel shed supplied Brisbane QLD

Sorry steel shed supplies in Brisbane QLD

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Asdfg1
Dec 19, 2017 6:39 am
Houspect NSW
Houspect NSW
18 December 2017

Fence not on boundary - who pays for repair?

Fence not on boundary - who pays for repair?

If the townhouses are strata title, then bodycorp should be the ones arranging repair / replacement. If Torrens title, 50/50 split with neighbour.

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Houspect NSW
Dec 18, 2017 11:20 pm
Houspect NSW
Houspect NSW
Houspect NSW
18 December 2017

Trying to stay positive.

Trying to stay positive.

If you would like some independent advice, we would be more than happy to assist. Good luck with the rest of your build and I hope things are rectified for you soon.

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Houspect NSW
Dec 18, 2017 11:10 pm
Houspect NSW
Houspect NSW
Houspect NSW
18 December 2017

Update before christmas

Update before christmas

Triple check everything and don't sign off until you are 100% happy, builders make errors all the time and often don't like to take responsibility for them! Hope the rest…

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Houspect NSW
Dec 18, 2017 11:07 pm
Houspect NSW
6banga
6banga
17 December 2017

Ducted acrton efficiency

Ducted acrton efficiency

It’s 33 degrees outside I have my ducted ac set at 25 degrees which means it cycles on at 26 degrees and cycles back off at 25.5 degrees. What I have been noticing is it…

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6banga
Dec 17, 2017 4:36 pm
Kezza1967neil1955
Kezza1967neil1955
16 December 2017

Need help with exterior colours - Wallaby/Basalt?

Need help with exterior colours - Wallaby/Basalt?

Hi need help with colours to go with the exterior brick called truffle we want a colour bond roof as well not sure of colours thanks Kerry .

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Kezza1967neil1955
Dec 16, 2017 7:03 pm
scarlettandtyson
scarlettandtyson
16 December 2017

Vista pave

Vista pave

Has anyone used silver or tundra vista pave? I'm trying to decide which one for our alfresco/ driveway

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scarlettandtyson
Dec 16, 2017 4:54 pm
brucefil2011
brucefil2011
16 December 2017

Post variations after the site start - Building with Porter

Post variations after the site start - Building with Porter

We tried to add 1 powerpiont that was on the back of an existing one and were told very firmly no changes to electrical were permitted. Good luck. see more at …

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brucefil2011
Dec 16, 2017 9:53 am
Hasi
Hasi
16 December 2017

Post Construction Variation with Porter Davis

Post Construction Variation with Porter Davis

Hi Were you able to change bricks after site has started, did they charge you. How much ?

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Hasi
Dec 16, 2017 8:46 am
pEast
pEast
12 December 2017

a picture paints a thousand words.

a picture paints a thousand words.

Hi - just wondering whether Arden r fixing their work which was done wrong. Have they fixed the concrete part too

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pEast
Dec 12, 2017 3:23 am
Joker
Joker
11 December 2017

Stonemason chipped Carrara marble...

Stonemason chipped Carrara marble...

While its true that it can and does get damaged as it's installed, it's part of a stonemasons job and pricing structure that they will get broken, cracked, chipped stone…

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Joker
Dec 11, 2017 12:15 am
Jenelle
Jenelle
10 December 2017

Lets talk about - Plush Furniture

Lets talk about - Plush Furniture
1, 2

If you are looking for furniture store around Berrimah, you can visit Cam Interiors. They are located across Harvey Norman. They have awesome furniture with good quality.

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Jenelle
Dec 10, 2017 10:44 am
seadog70
seadog70
9 December 2017

Roofing is this acceptable

Roofing is this acceptable

Hi I wish someone taught the roofer that who done this job at trade school if he even went to trade school..

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seadog70
Dec 09, 2017 12:32 am
aussieta
aussieta
7 December 2017

Rude Beaumont Tiles consultant :(

Rude Beaumont Tiles consultant :(

beaumont have branches everywhere go to a different store and tell them why

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aussieta
Dec 07, 2017 4:37 pm
aussieta
leng
leng
6 December 2017

Investment building

Investment building

Thanks HFMPC- there is a LOT of information here

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leng
Dec 06, 2017 7:09 pm
Ynnie
Ynnie
6 December 2017

Security System from a different supplier

Security System from a different supplier

We compared quotes on Security system from some suppliers and compared it with Carlisle's. We found better deals outside but was told by Carlisle that if we are getting…

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Ynnie
Dec 06, 2017 6:37 pm

Windows aluminium quite wide, probably twice as wide frames on many windows and just as thick from outside aluminium to inside aluminium.

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Joker
Dec 06, 2017 6:09 pm
sxwallac
sxwallac
6 December 2017

Is decking included in Fixing stage: Master Builder's

Is decking included in Fixing stage: Master Builder's

Thanks everyone. I believe that you're right and that decks are done after fixout. That's fine. Builder is good. Cheers

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sxwallac
Dec 06, 2017 11:45 am
Joker
Joker
5 December 2017

Shipment from China

Shipment from China

Barnes, don't know what you do, but hope one day, when you loose your job or are on hard times, you don't hear, sorry neighbour, got it from China directly, it's the…

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Joker
Dec 05, 2017 7:44 pm
StructuralBIMGuy
StructuralBIMGuy
5 December 2017

Shipping Container Engineering

Shipping Container Engineering

The rules have been simplified your design/build with either conform with the NCC and be compliant or require certification by an engineer for NON-Compliance. AFAIK there…

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StructuralBIMGuy
Dec 05, 2017 9:12 am
StructuralBIMGuy

Hi, We are in the south west of Sydney and had the exact same problem. We looked at a lot of display homes but nearly all are now designed for smaller blocks. The designs…

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colin1
Dec 04, 2017 8:39 am
colin1
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botinbox
Dec 03, 2017 2:18 pm

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