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Kev 1
Kev 1
19 July

Pre start Ventura Homes

Pre start Ventura Homes

Hello Kev, if you have not signed up with the builder than i have started a new concept in western australia to Visualise the Floor plans in real size so you can walk…

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Kev 1
Jul 19, 2019 5:22 pm
chalky
chalky
13 July

Wood look tile plank lengths

Wood look tile plank lengths

I'm looking for advice choosing 1800mm or 1200mm length planks. What are the pros and cons of laying either one? Warping? Cutting? Hallways? Cost?

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chalky
Jul 13, 2019 4:49 pm

True Extent of Building defects revealed

True Extent of Building defects revealed

Sobering reading, If and when your building defect complaints ever makes it to the courts, You will need to be well prepared, get expert advice take photos, collect…

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StructuralBIMGuy
Jul 09, 2019 8:26 am
StructuralBIMGuy

Kev 1 More info required, on Slope, Soil type, Retention,trickle/discharge, pressurised,RLs, etc Many councils also used different rainfall/flow models requiring…

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StructuralBIMGuy
Jul 06, 2019 8:16 am
StructuralBIMGuy
bashworth
bashworth
5 July

Storm water bore hole.

Storm water bore hole.

There is something called a Soak Well which can be used in certain conditions. They are very popular in WA where they work very well on sandy soils. To find out more see

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bashworth
Jul 05, 2019 10:57 pm
bashworth

Morning all Is this normal for a colorbond roof. It's dune colour but look patchy (if that's the right word)

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Wrighto
Jun 21, 2019 9:02 am
Arabla
Arabla
17 May

Tile Package or Self Source

Tile Package or Self Source

Hey We are considering building with Dale Alcock in Perth and wondering what the general consensus is on floor tiling. Is it better to go with them and or source the…

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Arabla
May 17, 2019 6:20 pm
Arabla
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ennoh
May 09, 2019 12:06 pm
gusta83
gusta83
16 April

Timber Floating shelves perth

Timber Floating shelves perth

Hi Looking for recommendations about diy floating shelves in perth. *ideas on a timber supplier who will provide a finished, quality place of timber ready to…

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gusta83
Apr 16, 2019 2:31 pm
Sergey
Sergey
14 April

Getting rid of cat dog urine smell outdoors

Getting rid of cat dog urine smell outdoors

Hello Have 2 cats and 1 dog on a smallish backyard. Cats are allowed to go to backyard only. Same with the dog, though she is also walked twice a day. Cats do their…

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Sergey
Apr 14, 2019 8:08 pm
alexp79
alexp79
14 April

Bad quality Clipsal power points?

Bad quality Clipsal power points?

I have the ones which are certified. Surprisingly many of them do have SAI certification those days, most of the vendors provide certificates upon request and then they…

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alexp79
Apr 14, 2019 6:19 pm
bsdll
bsdll
10 April

Perth Ancillary Dwelling and services costs

Perth Ancillary Dwelling and services costs

Hi, we are looking to build a new house and shed at the back of our property. We aren't sub dividing, just adding a new house for the kids to move into. It's 120sqm, so…

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bsdll
Apr 10, 2019 10:28 pm

"Cashing In" on the Airbnb market?

"Cashing In" on the Airbnb market?

How much should I spend on the development? On $100K expect $200/week min that's better than buying a Perth rental house hth

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StructuralBIMGuy
Apr 10, 2019 1:32 pm
StructuralBIMGuy
vlf1985
vlf1985
9 March

Road Signs on Crossover

Road Signs on Crossover

Hi All, We have a 4P sign that sits just on the side of the crossover which will be impacted once we begin to build our crossover. To get the sign removed/relocated is…

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vlf1985
Mar 09, 2019 12:17 am

AcraTex

AcraTex

Thanks Joker

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chippyjohn1
Mar 06, 2019 10:31 pm
Sethor
Sethor
6 March

Builder Recommendation for a narrow lot in Perth Petro

Builder Recommendation for a narrow lot in Perth Petro

Most builders will work in established areas, you just have to find one your happy to go with.

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Sethor
Mar 06, 2019 4:01 pm
lisalula
lisalula
3 March

Drilling into brick - please help

Drilling into brick - please help

Thank you all, I got it sorted, got some better wall plugs and screws and had to drill new holes and it is holding. Thanks to you both! :) :)

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lisalula
Mar 03, 2019 10:06 pm
kks
kks
28 January

Cost comparison for third storey

Cost comparison for third storey

lol! I kinda forget how much space there actually is in these sort of homes. You'd enjoy how they are built to be affordable there in SL. On-site labour is relatively…

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kks
Jan 28, 2019 11:00 am
alexp79
alexp79
20 January

Importing kitchen from China

Importing kitchen from China

Not ordered yet as waiting for the walls to be built up first, so I can run the exact measurements. I done designs and asked for quotations from Foshan Ais Living and…

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alexp79
Jan 20, 2019 12:38 pm
Gaudi
Gaudi
16 January

Pheonix Tapware

Pheonix Tapware

My builder used them as standard They have decent warranty and they do abide by it and arrange plumber to replace any faulty items in first 12 months I have appreciated…

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Gaudi
Jan 15, 2019 11:58 pm
highwire
highwire
6 December 2018

Exterior Rendering

Exterior Rendering

Hi folks, Does anyone have a picture of surfmist as their main render and woodland grey or basalt contrast render in their front elevation? Thanks in advance.

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highwire
Dec 06, 2018 12:01 pm
StructuralBIMGuy
StructuralBIMGuy
29 November 2018

WA Construction falls to Lowest level on record

WA Construction falls to Lowest level on record

Now's a Great time to consider Building or Renovating in Perth I will be sharing a few up coming projects Cheers Chris

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StructuralBIMGuy
Nov 29, 2018 9:15 am
StructuralBIMGuy
chippy
chippy
24 November 2018

Neighbour paraplet wall?

Neighbour paraplet wall?

The wall height is under 3.0m so I think it will comply. Windows from habitable rooms are set back 1.5m exactly for this reason. Unfortunately I don't think your concerns…

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chippy
Nov 23, 2018 11:40 pm
chippy
The old Bill
The old Bill
24 November 2018

Dumb waiter

Dumb waiter

Hello again I haven't looked at this thread for years and years and here's DamJam now looking for a DYI flatpack dumbwaiter kit earlier this year at half the going rate. …

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The old Bill
Nov 23, 2018 11:34 pm
StructuralBIMGuy
StructuralBIMGuy
25 September 2018

Rotten timber concern

Rotten timber concern

Siegfx If you don't have the structural Drawings I highly recommend you get a copy from The council's Building department assuming the builder has not given them to you.

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StructuralBIMGuy
Sep 25, 2018 7:05 am
StructuralBIMGuy
chippyjohn1
chippyjohn1
22 September 2018

Bullnose window sill

Bullnose window sill

Hi Can anybody in the Hillarys WA area tell me where I can pick up a length of 170x30 mdf bullnose window sill. Thanks in advance.. John

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chippyjohn1
Sep 22, 2018 5:04 pm
chippyjohn1
chippyjohn1
27 August 2018

Acratex bubbling and peeling

Acratex bubbling and peeling

Thanks Sethor much appreciated..

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chippyjohn1
Aug 27, 2018 3:57 pm
SaveH2O
SaveH2O
29 July 2018

Gutters & Downpipes

Gutters & Downpipes

It wouldn't be worth the hassle of fighting over it anyway. Are you on stormwater drainage or soak wells? If it is a real hassle having a connection done, maybe you could…

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SaveH2O
Jul 29, 2018 2:07 pm
SaveH2O
Keystart
Keystart
19 July 2018

Keystart Refinance Times

Keystart Refinance Times

- KEYSTART OFFICIAL REPRESENTATIVE – Hi there KD1sthome, It is great to hear you are ready to submit your application. If it is through a broker, then they could give…

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Keystart
Jul 19, 2018 6:40 pm
Jace2004
Jace2004
25 June 2018

Clean fill wanted Perth

Clean fill wanted Perth

Hi there are you still chasing fill

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Jace2004
Jun 25, 2018 8:28 am
JessieGirl01
JessieGirl01
17 June 2018

Anyone used Colorbond Surfmist for roof choice?

Anyone used Colorbond Surfmist for roof choice?

Hi newbuild14 - what did you go with? Any photos! Love your colour scheme that you had - did you go with it?

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JessieGirl01
Jun 17, 2018 6:07 pm
StructuralBIMGuy
StructuralBIMGuy
31 May 2018

Water Use During Build

Water Use During Build

Hey Sethor Careless Brick Trades are well renowned for leaving taps running

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StructuralBIMGuy
May 31, 2018 12:03 pm
StructuralBIMGuy
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
faisalmech330
faisalmech330
11 April 2018

Building a duplex in Thornlie

Building a duplex in Thornlie

Hi; I am a first home buyer and planning to build a…

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faisalmech330
Apr 11, 2018 2:45 pm
ja2000
ja2000
4 March 2018

Looking for advice on private builders

Looking for advice on private builders

Hi same boat here, we are probably 50% complete with a private builder, I too was roaming this forum thought it was time to contribute. Main reason, we went private was…

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ja2000
Mar 04, 2018 6:22 pm
Sergey
Sergey
27 January 2018

Window rubber seal smell

Window rubber seal smell

Hello Do not know what is the official name for the rubber seal/gasket that holds the actual glass in place. I had double glazed windows put in and cannot get rid of a…

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Sergey
Jan 27, 2018 5:43 pm
SaveH2O
SaveH2O
16 December 2017

Perth Builder Ban on Bad reviews ....Lifted

Perth Builder Ban on Bad reviews ....Lifted

Yes, that made the news over here.

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SaveH2O
Dec 15, 2017 11:27 pm
SaveH2O
StructuralBIMGuy
StructuralBIMGuy
10 November 2017

Architectural Visualization

Architectural Visualization

Can see any Real Engineering there...? These are just Marketing Rendered Images you would do best to market your engineering services in India where every week

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StructuralBIMGuy
Nov 10, 2017 10:29 am
StructuralBIMGuy
Madora Dreamer
Madora Dreamer
27 October 2017

Honouring a quote

Honouring a quote

97 square metres

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Madora Dreamer
Oct 27, 2017 5:35 pm
Madora Dreamer

Like many other member of homeone forum, we've been stalking and lurking other people's posts for quite some time ::smile:: Finally we have the opportunity (and privilege) to…

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B_E
Oct 26, 2017 6:28 pm
B_E
StructuralBIMGuy
StructuralBIMGuy
24 October 2017

Assistance with Building, Renovation & DIY projects

Assistance with Building, Renovation & DIY projects

Closed to Designers ,Architects & Builders Still…

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StructuralBIMGuy
Oct 24, 2017 9:05 am
StructuralBIMGuy
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StructuralBIMGuy
Oct 17, 2017 9:18 am
StructuralBIMGuy
StructuralBIMGuy
StructuralBIMGuy
29 September 2017

Study- How building Information is "Isolated"

Study- How building Information is "Isolated"

UK Experts analyse the problem with technology and building…

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StructuralBIMGuy
Sep 29, 2017 11:03 am
StructuralBIMGuy
StructuralBIMGuy
StructuralBIMGuy
22 September 2017

Structural Engineer..Details, Photos,Help Needed, Q&A?

Structural Engineer..Details, Photos,Help Needed, Q&A?
1, 2, 3

fyeahm welcome to the forum Some engineers have developed their own classifications, but they are similar to the codes the upgrade from A to S is substantial as the slab…

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StructuralBIMGuy
Sep 22, 2017 12:19 pm
StructuralBIMGuy
Sergey
Sergey
11 September 2017

whole house water softeners?

whole house water softeners?

Anyone has one? Are they good? What are the ongoing costs?

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Sergey
Sep 11, 2017 10:50 pm
BenJones1977
BenJones1977
28 August 2017

Change of Plans - Home Theatre

Change of Plans - Home Theatre

Hi All, I have been in my newly built home for just over a year now and as part of my build I allowed for a large games room that would be a dedicated theatre 4.93 x 6.29…

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BenJones1977
Aug 28, 2017 11:47 am

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