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badova
Jan 15, 2019 4:31 am
jayasooriah
jayasooriah
13 January

Wisdom Homes/Sydney Electrical Group : NESS Alarm Pricing

Wisdom Homes/Sydney Electrical Group : NESS Alarm Pricing

Hello everyone, If anyone had a home built by Wisdom Homes and NESS alarms installed by Sydney Electrical Group, I like to know how much they quoted you for additional…

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jayasooriah
Jan 13, 2019 11:36 am
chippy
chippy
3 January

Screen Door doesn't get closed fully

Screen Door doesn't get closed fully

Just try backing of the closer. On the end of the closer that attaches to the door is a screw. Try undoing it a quarter turn at a time. The more you undo it the harder…

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chippy
Jan 03, 2019 1:18 am
chippy

Where this moisture coming from and how to fix it?

Where this moisture coming from and how to fix it?

From what you said and photo of the view through the window (and older style cornice) you have standard construction older home with eaves. Fascia and gutter are…

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building-expert
Jan 02, 2019 7:41 am
building-expert
Melos
Melos
21 December 2018

Copyright infringement?

Copyright infringement?

If it’s a da they should be on councils website

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Melos
Dec 21, 2018 10:29 pm
Sethor
Sethor
14 December 2018

Lock up payment

Lock up payment

Also note if your build is financed your bank will have a lock up valuation done when payment is requested.

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Sethor
Dec 14, 2018 1:46 pm
chippy
chippy
11 December 2018

Mirror installation

Mirror installation

Just use wall mates. Follow the directions and it will work a treat

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chippy
Dec 11, 2018 9:15 pm
chippy
Melos
Melos
25 November 2018

Advice for floor plan - inner city family home

Advice for floor plan - inner city family home

Can you post your current floor plan? We gave a local builder who basically adds two bedrooms and a bathroom (or more if you want it) as a second floor in such a way that…

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Melos
Nov 25, 2018 8:25 am
Monkey55
Monkey55
23 November 2018

Which flower plants to add here?

Which flower plants to add here?

Kangaroo paw are a nice, low maintenance option.

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Monkey55
Nov 23, 2018 9:22 am
Becs Coral
Becs Coral
14 November 2018

Fencing dispute.

Fencing dispute.

Hi Becs, would the name of that unmentioned suburb commence with a "C"?

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Becs Coral
Nov 14, 2018 7:26 pm
Becs Coral
Nasreen45
Nasreen45
5 November 2018

Waiting to Start

Waiting to Start

We are waiting to for Construction to start. they have told us construction will commence in November. I don't understand why did CDC took 4 and half months to approve my…

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Nasreen45
Nov 05, 2018 8:51 pm
kks
kks
30 October 2018

Freebies and Upgrades

Freebies and Upgrades

I learnt all I know about negating with builders from buying second-hand cars on Parramatta Road. :-)

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kks
Oct 30, 2018 4:21 pm
Vimmela
Vimmela
29 October 2018

Installation

Installation

Do you know of someone who can install tin metal splashback inexpensively? Vimmela

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Vimmela
Oct 29, 2018 9:44 am
IamSAM
IamSAM
15 October 2018

Hello all

Hello all

Hi, good luck with your build. DO mention more details about the location (stage 3 of what/where?)so that others who are in the area can provide appropriate comments. It…

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IamSAM
Oct 15, 2018 2:06 pm
IamSAM

Glass windows and doors always get dirty easily, and always subject to the environmental elements. You have to clean it more often than not, it is easy and you don’t…

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AnnaGEM
Oct 12, 2018 2:30 pm
AnnaGEM
AnnaGEM
AnnaGEM
9 October 2018

Let's Talk About Flyscreens

Let's Talk About Flyscreens

Hi , Thank you for pointing out this mistake we have updated it and…

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AnnaGEM
Oct 09, 2018 10:38 am
AnnaGEM
Netty
Netty
7 October 2018

Night sky colourbond - White vertical board cladding

Night sky colourbond - White vertical board cladding

I love the black and white and am considering that on my house. A very fresh look, in my opinion. Can I ask what cladding you have used on your back studio?

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Netty
Oct 07, 2018 9:52 pm
Planet Sun
Planet Sun
29 September 2018

Plaster skimming walls?

Plaster skimming walls?

Has anyone in WA had the Gypsum Multifinish Plaster applied to their house? If so, did it cost more, what was the finish line, are you happy with it? I REALLY dislike…

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Planet Sun
Sep 29, 2018 3:09 pm
Planet Sun
ligongl
ligongl
28 September 2018

Design Ideas for uPVC Windows and Doors

Design Ideas for uPVC Windows and Doors

Apparently its widely used in US, Europe and more importantly middle east - which should be a testament for surviving the extreme…

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ligongl
Sep 28, 2018 11:29 pm
ligongl
isabellamia
isabellamia
20 September 2018

Floor to ceiling bathroom tiles

Floor to ceiling bathroom tiles
1, 2, 3

You can use . These composed of polyester fiber material, which is also a strong sound absorption and noise reduction material. The reason why they absorb sound is mainly…

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isabellamia
Sep 20, 2018 7:30 pm

When renovating or building a new home, it is…

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AnnaGEM
Sep 17, 2018 3:36 pm
AnnaGEM
Thilton01
Thilton01
11 September 2018

General Discussion topic dumping

General Discussion topic dumping

in Toowoomba who is the best hardware for trade prices? especially hardwood. Simon's home hardware or Mitre10 ?

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Thilton01
Sep 11, 2018 9:51 am
Dani07
Dani07
29 August 2018

Those with septic tanks...

Those with septic tanks...

I have recently got onto this range of septic safe products which is Aussie made and they ship all over Australia. I started on their N-Zyme for the septic itself and…

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Dani07
Aug 29, 2018 10:39 am
SaveH2O
SaveH2O
18 August 2018

Gutters and downpipe requirements

Gutters and downpipe requirements

It comes under AS/NZS 3500.3 Stormwater Drainage, not AS/NZS 3500.2 Do you know what sarking is? If there is a downpipe discharging water through a spreader…

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SaveH2O
Aug 18, 2018 8:18 pm
SaveH2O
Jo F
Jo F
12 August 2018

Coral homes- Longreach 33 northern rivers

Coral homes- Longreach 33 northern rivers

Waiting on contract with coral to come through and we can finally start building.... have been waiting for around 15 months for our land to register, which finally…

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Jo F
Aug 12, 2018 6:23 pm
Anne.agland
Anne.agland
11 July 2018

Cosmic Aura Splashback McDonald Jones Homes Oak Flats NSW

Cosmic Aura Splashback McDonald Jones Homes Oak Flats NSW

Hi Jemma, I actually think I may have the same issue as you. My colour scheme is greys/white and thought I had picked a light grey splashback. The one supplied looks more…

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Anne.agland
Jul 11, 2018 11:54 pm
philbert83
philbert83
10 July 2018

pet door

pet door

As an update, we swapped the 'win21' door for Corinthian's 'Backdoor No.6' which is stained wood on the bottom and glass on the top. I hope that this will be easier to cut…

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philbert83
Jul 10, 2018 11:30 pm
Kylie15
Kylie15
6 July 2018

Attached granny flat with new build

Attached granny flat with new build

Hi, we are planning our build and would like to incorporate an attached (under the same roof) granny flat to rent out in the short term and house family in down the track…

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Kylie15
Jul 06, 2018 12:13 pm
alexp79
alexp79
27 June 2018

Metal Roof Tiles

Metal Roof Tiles

Hi, Has anyone been using Metal Roof Tiles for their builds, e.g. similar to http://www.met-tile.com.au/? They look so much better than galvanized Colorbond roofs. …

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alexp79
Jun 27, 2018 7:17 pm
SaveH2O
SaveH2O
24 June 2018

confidentiailty of builder agreement with a project builder

confidentiailty of builder agreement with a project builder
1, 2

OMG, you also! $15 is right down there. Do we have $5 anyone? Going once. Going twice.....

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SaveH2O
Jun 24, 2018 3:47 pm
SaveH2O
aussieta
aussieta
19 June 2018

A Special bath tap seat?

A Special bath tap seat?

i used ceramic bath sets which does not use the original seat, the whole thing is in the tap body https://www.bunnings.com.au/mondella-ch ... t_p5002774

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aussieta
Jun 19, 2018 7:13 pm
aussieta
san_riri
san_riri
18 June 2018

Timber frame window - Upgrade

Timber frame window - Upgrade

Hi All, We're building the Lincoln 35 MKII with…

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san_riri
Jun 18, 2018 10:52 pm

Hi Keen on these tiles from Beaumonts but they are 150 wide i need 200mm Has anybody seen them somewhere in Sydney? I am talking about…

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Peter Bell
Jun 18, 2018 2:37 pm
building-expert
building-expert
13 June 2018

Interim Occupation Certificate

Interim Occupation Certificate

Interim occupancy certificate is in reality a conditional permit subject to other items being completed. What does it say needs to be done?

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building-expert
Jun 13, 2018 7:28 am
building-expert
Flint1080p
Flint1080p
9 June 2018

double storey - anyone replaced cladding with brick?

double storey - anyone replaced cladding with brick?

Thanks for your advice guys. I've been told that the balmoral is a different design and has more brickwork on the top floor as standard compared to…

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Flint1080p
Jun 09, 2018 8:29 pm
Mr_Ed
Mr_Ed
8 June 2018

Ubiquiti CCTV Cameras

Ubiquiti CCTV Cameras

Is the resolution good and does the motion detection work well?

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Mr_Ed
Jun 08, 2018 7:28 pm
StructuralBIMGuy
StructuralBIMGuy
18 May 2018

Lintel bowing

Lintel bowing

ozmonkeyoy Ok I get it, you ask for assistance and in addition you don't like what you read. Here are my further comments 1. Put a claim on your Builders Inspectors PI…

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StructuralBIMGuy
May 18, 2018 2:14 pm
StructuralBIMGuy
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 11:07 pm
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 09, 2018 12:06 am
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 4:25 pm
Andre Adams

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 4:22 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 10:58 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 5:40 pm
aussieta

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