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CC7
CC7
16 May 2018

Help with this "random" pipe cut into side of slab and frame

Help with this "random" pipe cut into side of slab and frame

oh that's an annoying spot since it will be carpeted. It must be hard for them sometimes, where we know the plans left, right, upside, underneath haha. Mistakes can…

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CC7
May 16, 2018 12:38 pm
CC7

Was the lighting. Amazing the effect it has:

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DaveL
May 16, 2018 9:59 am
rakeshnirzari1
rakeshnirzari1
15 May 2018

Thinking to buy house and land package at Horizon Marsden Pa

Thinking to buy house and land package at Horizon Marsden Pa

Hello Guys, I am new to this forum. I am thinking to buy a house and land package in Precinct 3. I just want to find out if this particular estate is flood prone. I have…

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rakeshnirzari1
May 15, 2018 12:16 pm
shailesh
shailesh
14 May 2018

Bridgefield estate

Bridgefield estate

Have you any update about the Bridgefield estate rockbank. When will the land be titled???

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shailesh
May 14, 2018 10:18 pm
Saint Mike
Saint Mike
14 May 2018

Stacker doors good vs bad

Stacker doors good vs bad

Depending on style they can take up quite a bit of room when open. We have wooden cedar sliders which work very well - and don't jut out.

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Saint Mike
May 14, 2018 1:35 pm
Saint Mike
Joker
Joker
13 May 2018

Frames, Timber or Steel ??

Frames, Timber or Steel ??
1, 2

Lots of steel frame homes have more cracks in plaster, most I know who have gone with steel frames end up with cracks in their walls, wood is more forgiving than steel.

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Joker
May 13, 2018 10:07 pm
Matthew73
Matthew73
11 May 2018

Unsightly plumbing suggestion?

Unsightly plumbing suggestion?

It looked to me like the gutter was 125mm quad which is more of a NSW size. Very hard to tell from photos sometimes. It appears that you also have a box gutter flowing…

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Matthew73
May 11, 2018 8:42 pm
Marcho
Marcho
11 May 2018

Brick internal wall

Brick internal wall

No plans unfortunately

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Marcho
May 11, 2018 6:59 pm
happyadventurer
happyadventurer
10 May 2018

Share your experience with Building Surveyors

Share your experience with Building Surveyors

Hi All, I am planning to start my own Building Surveying practice one day. I would love to hear your experience with building surveying industry and on how the industry…

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happyadventurer
May 10, 2018 12:32 am
meowys
meowys
9 May 2018

Site Coverage

Site Coverage

According to local area guidelines, our timber decking does not contribute to site coverage. So back to the drawing board. Thanks all.

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meowys
May 09, 2018 2:19 pm

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ZoeR
May 09, 2018 12:38 pm
Foyou
Foyou
9 May 2018

Should the builder fill and level up the ditch they dug?

Should the builder fill and level up the ditch they dug?

Thanks, they said that’s landscaping. In my opinion, they dug it, they should fix it. Anyway, I can’t get them to repair it.

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Foyou
May 09, 2018 11:28 am
Ryde new built
Ryde new built
8 May 2018

Anyone building with Roselea homes?

Anyone building with Roselea homes?

We are half way in construction and we havent even met our site manager! Is that normal?!!!

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Ryde new built
May 08, 2018 11:06 pm
hopeyeu
hopeyeu
8 May 2018

Hello everyone, I need to cut some Bottom Boards and Lids.

Hello everyone, I need to cut some Bottom Boards and Lids.

Hello everyone I have looked into the sizes of Hard Board that they sell in Bunnings. Please could somebody tell me how to work out the best size to purchase with the…

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hopeyeu
May 08, 2018 5:23 pm
hopeyeu

Storm Water with Fairmont

Storm Water with Fairmont

KatFife Then you may need to connect to the Council's stormwater Phone your Council and Ask the costs? BTW you might want to also check

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StructuralBIMGuy
May 08, 2018 9:27 am
StructuralBIMGuy
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KatDS
May 07, 2018 9:34 pm
alexp79
alexp79
6 May 2018

Can anyone help identify this sound?

Can anyone help identify this sound?

Can you climb into the roof and check it from the other side?

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alexp79
May 06, 2018 5:51 pm
Foyou
Foyou
6 May 2018

What should I do?

What should I do?

Thanks for the information.

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Foyou
May 06, 2018 9:11 am

I have been modifying my neighbours bbq into a pizza oven(for some extra cash). I have made a window into a compartment of her bbq for heat to go into and added a slot for…

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alexr
May 05, 2018 10:55 pm
Liliana
Liliana
5 May 2018

Driveway crossover

Driveway crossover

I have a thread on this issue - see viewtopic.php?f=31&t=36297&hilit=crossover We had our crossover moved at our expense in Melbourne's west and the quotes I got in 2010…

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Liliana
May 05, 2018 9:11 am

Asphalt Driveway - Durability?

Asphalt Driveway - Durability?

If the base is done properly you shouldn't have any dramas. You want it to be thoroughly compacted by the biggest machine possible. Biggest problem I've seen with asphalt…

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EVOKE ARCHITECTS
May 04, 2018 10:43 am
EVOKE ARCHITECTS
Andre Adams
Andre Adams
3 May 2018

Building Defect Claims - Capped Solicitor Fees

Building Defect Claims - Capped Solicitor Fees

Hi All I've read a number of posts regarding building defects. We act for homeowners in building defect claims. We offer you capped solicitor…

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Andre Adams
May 03, 2018 3:25 pm
Andre Adams
saahmadbulbul
saahmadbulbul
3 May 2018

How to make it work

How to make it work

No, certainly not but wanted to know if there is a DYI to start this. Thanks

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saahmadbulbul
May 03, 2018 2:52 pm
KatFife
KatFife
3 May 2018

Split level build holes in roof

Split level build holes in roof

Hi, I just heard back from the builders and they have said they have ordered some flashing to cover the whole. I still think they are short one brick and should have…

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KatFife
May 03, 2018 8:28 am

Put a deposit on a apartment of plan and the developer

Put a deposit on a apartment of plan and the developer

Hi Thank you for your reply for some reason I didn't get your notification it went to the junk mail. To my knowledge no one was consulted, I just happened to find out…

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Frustrating Games
May 03, 2018 3:22 am
LikeMyStyle
LikeMyStyle
2 May 2018

Reqire non corporate builder on northern Gold Coast

Reqire non corporate builder on northern Gold Coast

Has anyone heard of Custom Styled Homes? I recently bought a block of land in the Montego Hills Estate at Kingsholme (Northern Gold Coast) and also am looking at local…

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LikeMyStyle
May 02, 2018 9:25 am
Gaudi
Gaudi
2 May 2018

Recommendation of Construction Lawyer in Melbourne

Recommendation of Construction Lawyer in Melbourne

Most lawyers provide an initial 30min consult for free. Then you can decide if you want to pursue formal legal action. Sometimes a letter from a lawyer is all that you…

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Gaudi
May 02, 2018 8:59 am
pramilashres
pramilashres
2 May 2018

Lugano 23

Lugano 23

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pramilashres
May 02, 2018 1:06 am
Gaudi
Gaudi
1 May 2018

Street Light Re-location

Street Light Re-location

In Melbourne it is also very expensive Family were quoted 20000 by council to move it.

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Gaudi
May 01, 2018 9:58 pm
Gaudi
Gaudi
1 May 2018

Bad Render - seeking advice

Bad Render - seeking advice

You can ask for it to be improved in areas of most concern to you. Expansion join could be neater in my opinion. Post PCI to achieve handover builders will get lots done…

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Gaudi
May 01, 2018 9:57 pm
Gaudi
Gaudi
1 May 2018

FRONT HOUSE SETBACK DISPENSATIONS ?

FRONT HOUSE SETBACK DISPENSATIONS ?

Re: set back https://www.planning.vic.gov.au/__data/ ... e-2015.pdf Have you looked at the council minimum setbacks for your land- I think depends on zoning and what…

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Gaudi
May 01, 2018 9:51 pm
MacRock
MacRock
30 April 2018

Rock Excavation guide

Rock Excavation guide

Hi - just educating myself re the cost of rock excavation Our report show rock (xw) at DCP40+ Our single story house and granny totals 24 squares. We will need…

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MacRock
Apr 30, 2018 12:50 pm
EVOKE ARCHITECTS
EVOKE ARCHITECTS
30 April 2018

Open vs closed staircases - which ones better?

Open vs closed staircases - which ones better?

Open stair case is in fashion at the moment and they do allow for good natural light and make a small area feel a little larger. As long as they meet code they totally…

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EVOKE ARCHITECTS
Apr 30, 2018 9:58 am
EVOKE ARCHITECTS
StructuralBIMGuy
StructuralBIMGuy
29 April 2018

Darling Downs WA site costs

Darling Downs WA site costs

Luke81 Thanks for the reply You might want to check AS 2870 Residential Slabs as there is little difference between S & M price wise once you have factored in the sand…

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StructuralBIMGuy
Apr 29, 2018 10:11 pm
StructuralBIMGuy
building-expert
building-expert
28 April 2018

Concrete Deflection

Concrete Deflection

Don't forget that the house is 45 years old and you would expect long term concrete creep, 20mm-16.8mm= 3.2mm. Is that significant for you?

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building-expert
Apr 28, 2018 9:27 am
building-expert
Hillsbuilds
Hillsbuilds
27 April 2018

Help please!?!

Help please!?!

Fantastic! Will follow if you decide to have a build thread

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Hillsbuilds
Apr 27, 2018 12:31 pm
aussieta
aussieta
26 April 2018

Anyone got experience to take down gumtree with Ku-Ring-Gai

Anyone got experience to take down gumtree with Ku-Ring-Gai

not sure if it would work but i would try get the cfa to come out make a donation and ask them to write a letter saying it is a fire hazard or could block fire truck access

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aussieta
Apr 26, 2018 4:40 pm
aussieta
greggles
greggles
25 April 2018

Timber screen fixings

Timber screen fixings

Thanks, good point about the weight. Thinking coach screws might do the trick! Plan is 3 horizontal rails, 2.4 m vertical battens, 4.8 m wide screen. Can’t wait to give…

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greggles
Apr 25, 2018 5:01 pm
KatDS
KatDS
25 April 2018

How much did you pay for variation?

How much did you pay for variation?

Hi! Just wondering if the $1,500 admin fee applies to any structural change. (I.e. Facade) or that fee is meant for non structural change? Asked my builder (wisdom)…

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KatDS
Apr 25, 2018 4:19 pm
Saint Mike
Saint Mike
24 April 2018

WHITE INTERIOR...PLEASE HELP

WHITE INTERIOR...PLEASE HELP

We have a sort of off-white - American or USA ... its called. Quite nice. I agree with one colour. No feature walls etc.

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Saint Mike
Apr 24, 2018 9:39 am
Saint Mike
ddarroch
ddarroch
24 April 2018

Feedback on house design

Feedback on house design

If you moved the stairs, upstairs it would be bathroom+stairs swapped for the study. Seems to be a similar sized swap, larger if you included the powder room.

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ddarroch
Apr 24, 2018 2:09 am
Shannykins173
Shannykins173
23 April 2018

Conveyancing Feedback Required

Conveyancing Feedback Required

** Attention People who have bought/sold property** *Complete this Survey for your chance to win a $30 Coles Myer Voucher* (Please ensure you leave your email address so…

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Shannykins173
Apr 23, 2018 8:56 pm
Joker
Joker
23 April 2018

Economy Tiles vs standard

Economy Tiles vs standard

Show a good Tiler and get his expert opinion in it, he will know more about the pros and cons of cheaper tiles.

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Joker
Apr 23, 2018 8:42 pm
KJA
KJA
23 April 2018

Self Levelling Products

Self Levelling Products

Thanks heaps, will give it a try.

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KJA
Apr 23, 2018 2:47 pm
JacksonTyler
JacksonTyler
23 April 2018

a dead end with suppliers Bondor

a dead end with suppliers Bondor

I'm with Veseli on this one, it looks like you jumped the gun and are trying to blame Bondor. You didn't purchase anything, you were just waiting for a quote, it looks…

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JacksonTyler
Apr 23, 2018 2:37 pm
matt1927
matt1927
23 April 2018

Hamptons coastal front elevation

Hamptons coastal front elevation

Thanks for the reply. We have left the windows plain as they will have plantation shutters installed so we didn't want them to look too busy. We did originally have the…

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matt1927
Apr 23, 2018 1:58 pm
PETERHSV
PETERHSV
23 April 2018

ZERO LOT entitlement in Sydney

ZERO LOT entitlement in Sydney

Hi i have a land 12.5m frontage in Leppington, Sydney NSW. My neighbour has agreed to a "support and maintenance" easement to go on their title so i can theoretically…

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PETERHSV
Apr 23, 2018 8:53 am
meowys
meowys
21 April 2018

Possible legal action?

Possible legal action?

Thanks :) Yes, given our mobile phones have high internal storage and better camera technology, no harm to take as many photos for reference.

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meowys
Apr 21, 2018 5:25 pm

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