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AvaG
AvaG
20 June 2017

KDR or other options?

KDR or other options?

When our neighbours were in the same position, they had a real estate agent come out to assess their place. Based on their property and market conditions, he recommended…

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AvaG
Jun 20, 2017 1:56 am
6uldv8shae
6uldv8shae
19 June 2017

what would be the best & cheapest material to build a indoor

what would be the best & cheapest material to build a indoor

*** SORRY *** ABOVE POST WAS MEANT TO SAY : "build an indoor slide" ON THE END OF THE ABOVE TOPIC SENTENCE.

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6uldv8shae
Jun 19, 2017 10:32 pm
Old Bloke
Old Bloke
18 June 2017

Demolition recommendation

Demolition recommendation

How's your build going? Have you started a thread?

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Old Bloke
Jun 18, 2017 7:39 pm
vikushivu
vikushivu
16 June 2017

2 Bedroom Downstairs Floor Plan (Two Story Home) ?

2 Bedroom Downstairs Floor Plan (Two Story Home) ?

Hi Team, Land Size 600Sqm (20m Frontage X 30m Length) Location - Oxley (Brisbane) I am after floor plan which has 2 Bedroom Downstairs. (1 Master bedroom + 1 Standard…

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vikushivu
Jun 16, 2017 1:30 pm
kalleyhome
kalleyhome
16 June 2017

In-vogue WA Prestart Costs ?

In-vogue WA Prestart Costs ?

Anyone recently built with In-Vogue and can share how much extra you paid for tiling to dp from floor to ceiling (over standard) and for shaker doors, i.e thermolaminated…

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kalleyhome
Jun 16, 2017 12:05 pm
StructuralBIMGuy
StructuralBIMGuy
16 June 2017

Bricks (no cladding) top floor - double story

Bricks (no cladding) top floor - double story

Optimising the floor space is always a good idea, as beams and slabs extend to the walls below the problem is generally upper floor setbacks...again you need to put photos…

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StructuralBIMGuy
Jun 16, 2017 9:59 am
StructuralBIMGuy
StructuralBIMGuy
StructuralBIMGuy
16 June 2017

Builder has increased our fixed price contract.

Builder has increased our fixed price contract.

@clanwatson Good to hear :-) What you don't want is to pay extra and eventually get overpriced rubbish and then find out a year later your house is worth 20% less in a…

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StructuralBIMGuy
Jun 16, 2017 8:57 am
StructuralBIMGuy

Thanks for your explanation. So at the front if the FS19.95 and FR20.31, is the FS the footpath height of 19.95 and the height of the land at the top of the driveway 20.31…

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First_Timer_Ray
Jun 15, 2017 5:41 pm
First_Timer_Ray
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JB1
Jun 15, 2017 5:17 pm
Jagpal
Jagpal
14 June 2017

Looking for Land in Rockbank Area

Looking for Land in Rockbank Area

Hi, I am looking to buy a block of land to build my first home. I don't want to wait till July-August next year for title of the land, that's why not keen on buying from…

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Jagpal
Jun 14, 2017 4:53 pm
snowing
snowing
13 June 2017

Building code for Container house

Building code for Container house

The short answer is.. same requirement as normal house. (brick veneer, weatherboard, etc..) It is just another way to build a house. For container house, you will need to…

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snowing
Jun 13, 2017 9:24 pm
qebtel
qebtel
13 June 2017

Easement Info stormwater

Easement Info stormwater

An easement in Qld has a survey plan lodged with it at time of registration. Has to be the same in Vic. - Do a search at VIC Lands Dept (or whatever it is called) . The …

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qebtel
Jun 13, 2017 4:36 pm
sarb
sarb
12 June 2017

horizontal slat fencing

horizontal slat fencing

Hi I was wondering if anyone has slat fencing? I like the look of it but was wondering can you see through it easily if you use a 9mm gap?I am looking at pvc slat fencing…

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sarb
Jun 12, 2017 2:56 pm
Joker
Joker
10 June 2017

Home owners Checklist for Builders inclusions and Upgrades

Home owners Checklist for Builders inclusions and Upgrades

How about the most important one, Checking quality of work via other customers, not via display home which is next to useless. Also what's under the walls. Sent from…

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Joker
Jun 10, 2017 5:40 pm
GLO
GLO
10 June 2017

Anyone KDR in Campbelltown Macarthur area

Anyone KDR in Campbelltown Macarthur area

Hi, I'd like to hear from others in this district who have or are embarking on their KDR. Thanks GLO

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GLO
Jun 10, 2017 4:57 pm
Freiswold
Freiswold
10 June 2017

Wainscoting - wall panelling Sydney

Wainscoting - wall panelling Sydney

Can anyone recommend a great chippie who could quote on installing some wainscoting in our house? Our builder has advised to do it after handover, so it would be great to…

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Freiswold
Jun 10, 2017 2:15 pm
JM1911A1
JM1911A1
9 June 2017

Pivot Doors on Displays (Adelaide or Surrounds)

Pivot Doors on Displays (Adelaide or Surrounds)

Awesome to know! We're heading up on Sunday Mount Barker way to show some friends around our block, so that works wonderfully for us to go see one in person!

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JM1911A1
Jun 09, 2017 6:37 pm
JM1911A1
ddarroch
ddarroch
9 June 2017

Broad Reno ideas for enhanced layout

Broad Reno ideas for enhanced layout
1, 2

Haha, yeah just lost some of another one, luckily I copied most of it, so could just paste it back in. Yeah, our posts are overlapping. That rear access is a problem. I'm…

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ddarroch
Jun 09, 2017 2:02 pm
ZoePerth
ZoePerth
8 June 2017

Builder Refused to Refund Initial Deposit

Builder Refused to Refund Initial Deposit

I should hope so, without you signing anything they have no claim on a 'deposit' let alone asking for one

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ZoePerth
Jun 08, 2017 3:49 pm
preeeth
preeeth
7 June 2017

Private Building Surveyor for new house

Private Building Surveyor for new house

Thanks SaveH2O for sharing your knowledge 👍

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preeeth
Jun 07, 2017 8:21 pm
preeeth
Teach
Teach
6 June 2017

Homebuyers Ultimate Bayview in Brabham - newbie needing colo

Homebuyers Ultimate Bayview in Brabham - newbie needing colo

Hi everyone Uh oh ... yep it's another post about render colours 😩🙄🤔 At the risk of boring everyone to tears, after relentlessly pouring over this forum for a…

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Teach
Jun 07, 2017 12:37 am
jazzygirl
jazzygirl
6 June 2017

Carpenter Recommendations Newcastle

Carpenter Recommendations Newcastle

I have an business in new castle, and I think there are two popular carpenters that listed below. M & D Constructions M: 0430 00 1886 LVL Constructions Currently…

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jazzygirl
Jun 06, 2017 8:28 pm
StructuralBIMGuy
StructuralBIMGuy
6 June 2017

Materials

Materials

@rorygardner111 Not sure if you mean a suspended floor Slab? If so then I would have to say reinforced concrete material, durability is a function of effective…

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StructuralBIMGuy
Jun 06, 2017 7:59 pm
StructuralBIMGuy
building-expert
building-expert
6 June 2017

The limitations of Building + Pest inspections?

The limitations of Building + Pest inspections?

To answer OP question, the biggest limitations of your B&P inspection are not disclaimers, inspection exclusions, and inspection…

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building-expert
Jun 06, 2017 11:28 am
building-expert
SaveH2O
SaveH2O
5 June 2017

Builders with fair building contract - do they exist?

Builders with fair building contract - do they exist?

Good building consultants usually do pre contract reviews and they know more about this subject matter and what to look for than solicitors do. A lot of the 'arithmetic'…

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SaveH2O
Jun 06, 2017 12:47 am
SaveH2O
streety
streety
5 June 2017

Self levelling a floor

Self levelling a floor

Hi guys Have recently been renovating my house it is on stumps. I am just after some advice on self levelling the floor. I had about 9 stumps replaced but he didn't…

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streety
Jun 05, 2017 8:28 pm

Garage wall rendered. (Stupid forum keeps uploading the pics sideways.) House will be fully rendered. House will be fully Rendered.

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keepitreal
Jun 05, 2017 5:23 pm
Joker
Joker
4 June 2017

We are in a builders nightmare

We are in a builders nightmare

Where are you at with this builder, has he done a runner , have you got work paid for and not completed. If not get whats done valued, and if it's marginal, move on …

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Joker
Jun 04, 2017 7:24 pm
pEast
pEast
4 June 2017

East Estate Cranbourne East

East Estate Cranbourne East

looks like land a lot of work has been done - they have installed lights, and road into the East estate and most of stage 1 and stage 2 are out of Bushfire zone but…

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pEast
Jun 04, 2017 6:38 pm
StructuralBIMGuy
StructuralBIMGuy
4 June 2017

Progress pictures but what I don't understand...

Progress pictures but what I don't understand...

@spooky8080 Upgrading the materials for durability is one thing, installing, placing & fixing as per the Codes & Standards is yet another No-one remembers what was done…

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StructuralBIMGuy
Jun 04, 2017 3:44 pm
StructuralBIMGuy
melb84
melb84
4 June 2017

Stage 28 - land registration

Stage 28 - land registration

Hi everyone, My husband and I have bought in stage 28, a house and land package with coral homes. Coral have called us today as the tender had been received and we need…

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melb84
Jun 04, 2017 1:23 pm
qebtel
qebtel
3 June 2017

Plaster Cracks

Plaster Cracks

Your question lacks sufficient detail for anyone to make any assumptions, let alone give a correct answer.

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qebtel
Jun 03, 2017 3:41 pm
sarb
sarb
3 June 2017

kitchen cabinet downlights

kitchen cabinet downlights

Wondering if it is possible to install under cabinet lighting like led lights after the completion of build or you have to do it before in order to have wires installed properly?

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sarb
Jun 03, 2017 11:59 am
GregJ
GregJ
2 June 2017

Masterton House & Land

Masterton House & Land

Has anyone built with Masterton in Land & House package ?

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GregJ
Jun 02, 2017 5:49 pm

Now there's no harm in having a little fun . So why not incorporate a change of colour in your island bench with LED lighting…

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Kitchen Design Victoria
Jun 02, 2017 1:39 pm
Kitchen Design Victoria

Innovation has always been at the heart of A&L, and the old saying suggests home is where the heart is. That's why we're proud to bring the two together, through our…

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AandL Windows
Jun 02, 2017 9:52 am
Leonardo_23
Leonardo_23
1 June 2017

Independent Building inspector needed

Independent Building inspector needed

Hi Gadi80, They should also carry professional indemnity insurance for their inspection and report, Cheers Leonardo_23

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Leonardo_23
Jun 02, 2017 12:54 am
Allrisk
Allrisk
1 June 2017

My First Build!

My First Build!

My parents live in York. 40 minutes? You must drive pretty fast :) I find those roads a little scary. It's a great area though. I hope it goes well. In WA you either…

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Allrisk
Jun 01, 2017 6:36 pm
Allrisk
d@n
d@n
1 June 2017

help with colour scheme for painting

help with colour scheme for painting

Greetings, If you don't want to use yellow colour for wall then I think you should go with light blue for wall painting. Carpet colour is good and for wood you can use…

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d@n
Jun 01, 2017 2:04 pm
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d@n
Jun 01, 2017 1:52 pm
joso1234
joso1234
31 May 2017

Installing digital cctv DIY

Installing digital cctv DIY

Hi, I want to know if it is legal for a non electrician (me in this case) to install digital cctv camera and do the cabling under the roof (apart from hooking it to…

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joso1234
May 31, 2017 10:04 pm
Saint Mike
Saint Mike
31 May 2017

HELP!!! Forgot to seal wall after wallpaper before painting,

HELP!!! Forgot to seal wall after wallpaper before painting,

You say you cleaned well and removed all paper. What's it look like now - ie under good light ? Maybe no need to worry - if you did remove and clean well.

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Saint Mike
May 31, 2017 11:00 am
Saint Mike
Ladybugs2
Ladybugs2
30 May 2017

Front porch slope.. is this normal standards?

Front porch slope.. is this normal standards?

Thanks for your replies! we haven't measured yet as unsure what measurement to take? and yes it all looks like it falls to the front right hand corner def not evenly to…

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Ladybugs2
May 30, 2017 11:26 pm
Ladybugs2
voz
voz
30 May 2017

Internal door height - 2040 or 2340?

Internal door height - 2040 or 2340?
1, 2

Thanks @pickylady, I settled with the same now - 2590 ceilings and standard doors.

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voz
May 30, 2017 2:54 pm
Sparta
Sparta
29 May 2017

2nd owner builder within 5 years

2nd owner builder within 5 years

Advice needed - We have applied for a second owner builder permit within 5 year (our first application was for a small single room extension in our previous house) We have…

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Sparta
May 29, 2017 9:28 pm
Shar_on
Shar_on
29 May 2017

Site Supervisor

Site Supervisor

Can anyone tell me, when do we meet our site supervisor on site. We are building with MJH.

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Shar_on
May 29, 2017 8:43 pm
chatty
chatty
29 May 2017

Sewage/Sydney water Pipes and building over it?

Sewage/Sydney water Pipes and building over it?

Hi all Needing some clarification on the pipes which run across the property and whether this would be an issue in the future if looking to build or extend on the vacant…

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chatty
May 29, 2017 4:28 pm
SaveH2O
SaveH2O
27 May 2017

House side concrete drainage

House side concrete drainage

Add builders using building surveyors into that mix that are impacted by conflict of interest and we have a mess!

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SaveH2O
May 27, 2017 11:27 pm
SaveH2O

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