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Our Build123
Our Build123
2 April 2017

Granny Flat

Granny Flat

Hi Izee, Yes, it is possible to lodge a rear lane granny flat as a CDC if less than 50% is on the boundary, as you have pointed out. I am a postgraduate architect, and I…

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Our Build123
Apr 02, 2017 9:25 am
Our Build123
GLO
GLO
2 April 2017

Driveway car port / shade options?

Driveway car port / shade options?

Mods: Can you please amend my first post to. (IPhone auto correction gone mad) Hi, Just thinking about a cantilever car port or similar for out the front of a new…

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GLO
Apr 02, 2017 7:17 am
Beetaloo
Beetaloo
29 March 2017

Reverse Brick Veneer

Reverse Brick Veneer

I can't answer your question re costs in Adelaide as I built as an owner builder in rural South Australia. My house is solar passive with double brick in living areas …

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Beetaloo
Mar 29, 2017 4:54 pm
Beetaloo
StructuralBIMGuy
StructuralBIMGuy
27 March 2017

Who Makes This Gutter Profile?

Who Makes This Gutter Profile?

Hi Sethor Sheet metal pressing companies usually break press the gutters and flashing

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StructuralBIMGuy
Mar 27, 2017 6:31 pm
StructuralBIMGuy
StructuralBIMGuy
StructuralBIMGuy
25 March 2017

Building Townhouses Melbourne bayside

Building Townhouses Melbourne bayside

Hi newbie Welcome to the forum You might find this post useful You will need an Architect & Engineer Here's info on % Fees & Savings you might find useful that I've just…

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StructuralBIMGuy
Mar 25, 2017 10:05 am
StructuralBIMGuy
insider
insider
23 March 2017

SOIL TEST FOR 2017

SOIL TEST FOR 2017

Hi Beevee Send Seton a email he has been very good from my dealings with him. seton@envirositeassessments.com

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insider
Mar 23, 2017 8:44 pm
insider
StructuralBIMGuy
StructuralBIMGuy
23 March 2017

Improving Credit Score for joint loan application

Improving Credit Score for joint loan application

The age of Big Data automation is here If you think you will get a better deal through a broker then you are mistaken, as they also analyse risk (OT costs & Profit) as…

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StructuralBIMGuy
Mar 23, 2017 9:18 am
StructuralBIMGuy
heatl0rd
heatl0rd
23 March 2017

Pressure from builder to sign contracts

Pressure from builder to sign contracts

Thank you everyone. I'll push back and report on the outcome.

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heatl0rd
Mar 23, 2017 6:28 am
Gaudi
Gaudi
23 March 2017

Fence maintenance during construction

Fence maintenance during construction

In my opinion depends on if area will likely be damaged again if repaired and also if damage will cause issue for neighbor esp with young kids or pets. I spoke with…

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Gaudi
Mar 22, 2017 11:16 pm
Beetaloo
Beetaloo
22 March 2017

Demo/Building a new garage

Demo/Building a new garage

My insulated and lined 150m2 shed cost me about $50,000 to build but I did the gyprock and painting myself.

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Beetaloo
Mar 22, 2017 11:11 am
Beetaloo
Our Build123
Our Build123
20 March 2017

Healthy house / bedroom

Healthy house / bedroom

Mould? Sure have a crack at Building something yourself, just ensure you have enough time on your hands to see it through, building something as an owner builder is a…

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Our Build123
Mar 20, 2017 1:08 pm
Our Build123
Jclw
Jclw
20 March 2017

The Most Valuable Lesson You Have Learnt?

The Most Valuable Lesson You Have Learnt?
1, 2, 3

Cheap online store for your home or cottage here link http://apromera.com/ galvanized buckets, : Lol:

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Jclw
Mar 20, 2017 10:23 am

I painted my front door Rhubarb (a bright sophisticated shade of red) It leads visitors directly to the main front door.

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Beetaloo
Mar 19, 2017 8:59 pm
Beetaloo
qebtel
qebtel
19 March 2017

Costs for connecting services

Costs for connecting services

Sorry I included the cost of a waste treatment plant , but since you have a sewer line near your boundary, Ill reduce that $10,000 to $4000 but without knowing the…

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qebtel
Mar 19, 2017 9:56 am
galleriamad
galleriamad
18 March 2017

Pendents in bathroom ?

Pendents in bathroom ?

Has anyone had pendents put over a free standing bath ? A few electrical websites suggest they are able to convert to 12v and make fitting waterproof and then needs to be…

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galleriamad
Mar 18, 2017 5:25 pm
carlitog
carlitog
15 March 2017

Recommendation for a builder Sutherland/Shire NSW

Recommendation for a builder Sutherland/Shire NSW
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Hello, if anyone is still looking at this thread can you PM me names/contact details of licensed builders in the Sutherland Shire area for renovations (wall/fireplace…

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carlitog
Mar 15, 2017 4:37 pm
mak_
mak_
15 March 2017

Anyone in Settlers Hill Mernda??

Anyone in Settlers Hill Mernda??

Hi loveguru, i know that is an old post but I just came across it today. What stage in Settlers Hill did you buy in? we bought in 9B and are owner building

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mak_
Mar 15, 2017 11:05 am
mak_
StructuralBIMGuy
StructuralBIMGuy
15 March 2017

Structural Engineer costs - custom build

Structural Engineer costs - custom build

Hi drad81 A few of my clients have had issues with stormwater disposal of late you might want to check the actual PS costs and charges Reports should actually give you…

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StructuralBIMGuy
Mar 15, 2017 10:33 am
StructuralBIMGuy
drad81
drad81
15 March 2017

Removing lime mortar to reuse bricks

Removing lime mortar to reuse bricks

For anyone else looking to do the same, I ended up advertising on Gumtree and Airtasker. Had a good response and a few people starting on Wednesday next week

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drad81
Mar 15, 2017 7:58 am
Intrepit
Intrepit
14 March 2017

2 year old town house - ridge developing under upstairs carp

2 year old town house - ridge developing under upstairs carp

Thanks for the assist. Your explanation would make sense given the ridge runs directly over a lower level wall. I plan on recarpeting in the next year or 2 so my plan…

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Intrepit
Mar 14, 2017 6:41 pm
Heathf
Heathf
13 March 2017

Fencing Contractor Reccomendations Brisbane?

Fencing Contractor Reccomendations Brisbane?

We are a little bit out of Brisbane in Springfield lakes but if you are looking for someone on the Southside . They did our whole half acre block with mesh and some…

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Heathf
Mar 13, 2017 9:48 pm
lozza81
lozza81
12 March 2017

Letterbox faceplates

Letterbox faceplates

Can anyone recommend a company in NSW that does custom letterbox faceplates (with your number & address on them with a postal slot) ?? Thanks

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lozza81
Mar 12, 2017 9:57 pm
1960sModernistHome
1960sModernistHome
12 March 2017

How many data points did you put in?

How many data points did you put in?

Yes I used a 12RU 19" rack with a patch panel, and the NBN equipment is mounted at the rear of the rack. Keeps everything neat and central

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1960sModernistHome
Mar 12, 2017 6:22 pm
1960sModernistHome
Saint Mike
Saint Mike
11 March 2017

Help with sliding door dilemma

Help with sliding door dilemma

I picked doors etc - but didn't do it item by item. The builder organised the doors/windows etc.

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Saint Mike
Mar 11, 2017 4:50 pm
Saint Mike
buildX
buildX
10 March 2017

What to consider before buying a house?

What to consider before buying a house?

My sister in law and his husband are planning to buy a house and its their first time since they get married. They have been renting for a year and finally wants to own…

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buildX
Mar 10, 2017 4:47 pm
buildX
juliazhen
juliazhen
10 March 2017

How to enclose balcony? Thanks!

How to enclose balcony? Thanks!

Thank you so much, Saint Mike & Skarmory! Will check and share if find anyone good.

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juliazhen
Mar 10, 2017 8:49 am
qebtel
qebtel
9 March 2017

House relocation - any one had a house moved?

House relocation - any one had a house moved?

Hard to say what it would cost to move up a hill. Just keep in mind if you move it, it will be treated as a new build, and you'll have to comply with a lot of newer…

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qebtel
Mar 09, 2017 8:55 pm
Saint Mike
Saint Mike
9 March 2017

Dog Resistant Fly Screen from Bunnings?

Dog Resistant Fly Screen from Bunnings?

Yes - love for the dog - that works. The kids - maybe a 12 Gauge ... ;)

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Saint Mike
Mar 09, 2017 4:21 pm
Saint Mike
Casahome
Casahome
7 March 2017

Tilers for 600 x600 Porcelaines tiles

Tilers for 600 x600 Porcelaines tiles

Hi Guys Just wondering if you have an idea about how much does the tiler charge for the tiling 600x600 porcelain tiles . Can you recommend any professional tilers as I…

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Casahome
Mar 07, 2017 12:31 pm
Our Build123
Our Build123
6 March 2017

Casaview buikd

Casaview buikd

Depends on the a whole number of factors, how busy the builder is, how much of the remaining pre construction stages (I.e clients selection etc) are required to be…

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Our Build123
Mar 06, 2017 8:51 pm
Our Build123
Saint Mike
Saint Mike
5 March 2017

Rear fences height Query VIC

Rear fences height Query VIC

This is the first time i visit in this site.it include informations are new for me.i don't know more about this topic before reading this blog.now i got a clear idea about…

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Saint Mike
Mar 05, 2017 4:18 pm
Saint Mike
Our Build123
Our Build123
5 March 2017

new home

new home

Great advice.i really like to read this blog.in my point of view this one is a great advice and informations.thanku so much for including this topic.its really very useful for me.

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Our Build123
Mar 05, 2017 5:48 am
Our Build123
nicoleman
nicoleman
4 March 2017

Invisi-Gard

Invisi-Gard

Can somebody tell me if Invisi-Gard security screens keep out mozzies?

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nicoleman
Mar 04, 2017 11:29 am
sajidmib
sajidmib
3 March 2017

Independent inspectors

Independent inspectors

what facebook group is that ?

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sajidmib
Mar 03, 2017 2:43 pm
sajidmib
Sgene85
Sgene85
3 March 2017

FHOG boost for regional Victoria

FHOG boost for regional Victoria

Thanks for sending that across. Unfortunately our area is not regional. Hopefully they extend this to rural/metro suburbs.

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Sgene85
Mar 03, 2017 2:33 pm
Sgene85
New Home Build
New Home Build
3 March 2017

Town Planning costs

Town Planning costs

Thanks Jason for your advice. Yes I will check out the full extent of reports.

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New Home Build
Mar 03, 2017 11:18 am
StructuralBIMGuy
StructuralBIMGuy
3 March 2017

LMI - house extension

LMI - house extension

Hi Krillian Welcome to the forum That is correct the banks aren't factoring potential property increased values.. here's why 1. Building costs are way too high 2. They…

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StructuralBIMGuy
Mar 03, 2017 11:10 am
StructuralBIMGuy
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Wassup
Mar 03, 2017 9:26 am
Gravy
Gravy
3 March 2017

What is the best window covering to protect your bedroom?

What is the best window covering to protect your bedroom?

If you are real pov, foil and bubble wrap work quite well. I do this in the rental we're in while our house is being built and it works a treat. Not a very attractive…

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Gravy
Mar 02, 2017 11:19 pm
Gravy
Joker
Joker
2 March 2017

new home build price breakdown

new home build price breakdown

Plastering seems way too high, as I had a 45 square house done with 4step cornice for a fraction of that, quality was excellent, your brick quotes would be easier if you…

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Joker
Mar 02, 2017 8:10 pm
JOHLYN
JOHLYN
1 March 2017

Noisy engineered wood floors

Noisy engineered wood floors

Hi Berek, Yes there is underlay and there are the proper expansion gaps, they are only saying now after 4 years that expansion gaps at the doorways might help, this is the…

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JOHLYN
Mar 01, 2017 10:22 pm
Berek
Berek
1 March 2017

Selecting Cladding - Matrix, NRG, Colourbond, Alucabond....

Selecting Cladding - Matrix, NRG, Colourbond, Alucabond....

Not sure but last time he posted was 4 years ago... interesting blog so thanks anyway.

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Berek
Mar 01, 2017 9:32 pm
Jacinta.C
Jacinta.C
1 March 2017

Site Costs - First Home Buyer seeking advice

Site Costs - First Home Buyer seeking advice

It definately all depends on your land. We just received our site costs at $20400. We have a 900m2 block with very minimal slope (300mm over the build zone). However we…

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Jacinta.C
Mar 01, 2017 6:41 pm
Jacinta.C
buildX
buildX
1 March 2017

Household Chores List

Household Chores List

My wife cleans during weekend since its only her free time. From ceiling to floor, cabinets to chairs as long as our kids are sleeping. :lol:

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buildX
Mar 01, 2017 5:30 pm
buildX
cant decide
cant decide
1 March 2017

Who do I get to fix a walk in robe?

Who do I get to fix a walk in robe?

It could be a great excuse to upgrade to an ikea PAX. Depending on the size it will cost $1000-$2000 to make it custom fitted.

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cant decide
Mar 01, 2017 4:29 pm
yang1ric
yang1ric
28 February 2017

Eadenwoods at Austral

Eadenwoods at Austral

Hey guys join the Facebook group 'eadenwoods at Austral'

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yang1ric
Feb 28, 2017 8:08 pm
aloenyx
aloenyx
28 February 2017

Single story design for 25mtrs deep lot

Single story design for 25mtrs deep lot

Each estate can be different. You need to check the design guidelines if you have one for where your building. There's usually lots of rule you need to follow when…

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aloenyx
Feb 28, 2017 6:09 pm
aloenyx
LouBir
LouBir
28 February 2017

Changing brick selection when site has started

Changing brick selection when site has started

If its a common brick they may be able to change and re-allocate that load to another project. Worth a try.

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LouBir
Feb 28, 2017 10:46 am
LouBir
SaveH2O
SaveH2O
27 February 2017

Ceiling Fan - underpowered

Ceiling Fan - underpowered

Link is no good. What is your ceiling height? A good house ceiling fan needs about 300mm space between the ceiling and the blades. The Arlec would have 200 mm…

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SaveH2O
Feb 27, 2017 6:34 pm
SaveH2O

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