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To make our house look Hamptons from the outside We have some weatherboard and some mouldings around the pillars on the porch. I’m wondering if this is enough. I’m…

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matt1927
Apr 22, 2018 3:43 pm
Sunny H
Sunny H
17 April

External Home colours to match Minerals Style - Halp!

External Home colours to match Minerals Style - Halp!

Thanks so much Michelle! I've heard great things about you, I know you as a legend around these parts. Help is super…

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Sunny H
Apr 17, 2018 7:33 pm

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

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
jantics
jantics
15 November 2017

home coolroom?

home coolroom?

What did you end up deciding? I hear this guys are pretty good: www.burtonindustries.com.au

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jantics
Nov 15, 2017 12:34 pm
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
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

How can we make with quality and professional way?

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kartiksharmakanth
Sep 26, 2017 4:05 pm
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
Saint Mike
Saint Mike
3 September 2017

Dumb waiter

Dumb waiter

I've seen places with laundry shutes - which I quite like. Never a "dumb waiter". But - not a bad idea. Forgetting the power side - would it be possible with a "hand…

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Saint Mike
Sep 03, 2017 9:54 am
Saint Mike
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
gommeqld
gommeqld
9 August 2017

Karndean Loose Lay Vinyl

Karndean Loose Lay Vinyl

I'd suggest neither. We looked at Karndean a couple of years ago but decided against it because of the high cost and (if I recall correctly) the subsequent need to…

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gommeqld
Aug 09, 2017 6:11 pm
Madora Dreamer
Madora Dreamer
30 July 2017

Boundary fence

Boundary fence

Just went on their website and they do provide front and side fencing. A win for me!

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Madora Dreamer
Jul 30, 2017 12:02 pm
Madora Dreamer
StructuralBIMGuy
StructuralBIMGuy
29 June 2017

Using an external designer

Using an external designer

@matt1927 "Blank canvas and Open cheque Book?" Project builders build homes that the average punters can afford and there is always one Corner House in a display village…

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StructuralBIMGuy
Jun 29, 2017 10:01 am
StructuralBIMGuy
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 06, 2017 11:37 pm
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 7:28 pm
Gaudi
Gaudi
27 May 2017

Rename rooms on existing floor plan

Rename rooms on existing floor plan

Are you keeping the house? The lower valuation is good to reduce your rates. Extra bedroom on paper will increase rates. When you are selling you can list how you like…

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Gaudi
May 27, 2017 6:43 pm
qebtel
qebtel
21 May 2017

Gas company wanting to lift driveway.

Gas company wanting to lift driveway.

A crossover is the driveway that crosses over the footpath outside your house. You do not have a crossover on your property. Your post makes no sense.

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qebtel
May 21, 2017 2:37 pm
barkprocom
barkprocom
19 May 2017

Display home insurance

Display home insurance

Dear Members, For all your future reference you may try at The Builders Insurance Broker.

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barkprocom
May 19, 2017 10:05 am

Financial,Economic, Climate change effects,structural, etc,etc. Modelling everything from the same model is it possible... not currently? Pressure builds for more…

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StructuralBIMGuy
Apr 04, 2017 10:47 am
StructuralBIMGuy
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
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
jknightsmith
jknightsmith
27 February 2017

Got anyone good that can do Roof repairs in Perth?

Got anyone good that can do Roof repairs in Perth?

Hi All, Just wondering if you can suggest someone who does good roofing repairs. I have an old terracotta roof and it leaks in the winter time. Five years ago when I…

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jknightsmith
Feb 27, 2017 1:44 pm
Beetaloo
Beetaloo
17 February 2017

Weatherboard over brick

Weatherboard over brick

I recently built a weatherboard & brick house. I did not use timber in the corners but used proprietary aluminium extrusions in the corners. These extrusions are supplied…

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Beetaloo
Feb 17, 2017 12:52 pm
Beetaloo
Mclaren77
Mclaren77
7 February 2017

Dispute with Real Estate Agent regarding Painting

Dispute with Real Estate Agent regarding Painting

Ex Property manager here, I've seen walls like this many times, usually it's a problem with the cement walls being damp which causes the paint to blister and crack. The…

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Mclaren77
Feb 07, 2017 7:37 pm
emle_25
emle_25
3 February 2017

Attic conversion in WA - anyone here done this?

Attic conversion in WA - anyone here done this?

Hi We have just had a storage attic installed in Caversham. We used andy from A1attics he was very competitive on price and open to my ideas. We also had a whirly bird…

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emle_25
Feb 03, 2017 12:20 pm
Yas2016
Yas2016
31 January 2017

Tiler Recommendations Perth

Tiler Recommendations Perth

Can anyone recommend any tilers that work north of the river Perth? Want someone with a proper business that produces invoices, offers invoices, adheres to building codes…

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Yas2016
Jan 31, 2017 12:01 pm
qebtel
qebtel
3 January 2017

How to deal with substandard electrical work

How to deal with substandard electrical work

Simply unbelievable! It would have taken less time to glue some plywood down onto the ceiling gyprock to screw the lighten betten to, instead of what he did. Im not a…

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qebtel
Jan 03, 2017 9:27 am
tjbu
tjbu
22 December 2016

Renovation - Is an early progress claim legal?

Renovation - Is an early progress claim legal?

Hi all, I'm more than half way through an extension with a builder. In the recent weeks, it's all becoming a bit tense due to poor workmanship delivered. So far we've…

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tjbu
Dec 22, 2016 1:43 pm
1960sModernistHome
1960sModernistHome
18 December 2016

Solar power rental

Solar power rental

Is it a "rent to own" offer? Or just plain rental? A 5kW system would cost about $5000 (roughly). So $155 per month, if you used your own money, would pay it off in 33…

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1960sModernistHome
Dec 18, 2016 11:00 am
1960sModernistHome
Stovey
Stovey
4 December 2016

Painting pine wood fascias and bargeboards

Painting pine wood fascias and bargeboards

Am building a skillion roofed pine timber frame and hardie clad house on stumps in Augusta WA ...was wanting to know if the blue primed pine barge and fascia boards ( H3…

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Stovey
Dec 04, 2016 12:06 am
Our Build123
Our Build123
1 December 2016

How to tell registered builder

How to tell registered builder

Same in NSW, you can perform a licence check on Fair trading website. Kind Regards James Mason www.renovationjunkies.com.au

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Our Build123
Dec 01, 2016 8:16 pm
Our Build123
Penthus
Penthus
20 November 2016

Lowering entry way into house - which tradie?

Lowering entry way into house - which tradie?

Hey guys, I have been doing a few improvements to my house the past couple of months and have finally got to the job I have no idea how to approach. The front of my house…

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Penthus
Nov 20, 2016 2:41 pm
jas0nt
jas0nt
17 November 2016

Kitchen bench top - poor quality

Kitchen bench top - poor quality

When I was inspecting my stone bench I tried giving it a wipe with a Chux cloth sitting on the bench (left there by another tradie). Just as I wet it, the builder…

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jas0nt
Nov 17, 2016 9:38 pm
GLO
GLO
2 November 2016

Chinese Evacuated tube solar hot water unit

Chinese Evacuated tube solar hot water unit

Very interesting! Quote:The disadvantage is that they can only be used in an open loop system that is controlled by the atmospheric pressure. Applications such as heating…

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GLO
Nov 02, 2016 6:37 pm
Stewie D
Stewie D
2 November 2016

Living in a shed on acreage

Living in a shed on acreage

@FITG... This is for uploading a photo to photobucket. Other file hosting sites are similar. (Note: You wont see the image until you post your message/topic back here…

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Stewie D
Nov 02, 2016 10:37 am
Flowersinthegarden
Flowersinthegarden
28 October 2016

mezzanine loft

mezzanine loft

Hi structuralbimguy Yes it is a new build home with raked ceilings ?

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Flowersinthegarden
Oct 28, 2016 12:35 am
bashworth
bashworth
18 October 2016

Rain water tank vs Soak well Comparrison

Rain water tank vs Soak well Comparrison

The trouble with dealing with heavy rain is that the big storm can be just after some rain which filled your tank up. Thanks for the kind remark about the guide.

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bashworth
Oct 18, 2016 3:52 pm
bashworth
Flowersinthegarden
Flowersinthegarden
14 October 2016

anyone used air roofing

anyone used air roofing

Hi, Im just wondering has anyone used Air roofing company Perth Wa for colorbond install on a new build home ?

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Flowersinthegarden
Oct 14, 2016 11:04 am
ZoePerth
ZoePerth
7 October 2016

Help! What colour render?

Help! What colour render?

If we were having a light coloured roof like surfmist I'd prefer similar light soft colours for the render, like washed out sun bleached kind of shades of cream and creamy greys.

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ZoePerth
Oct 07, 2016 10:17 am
AGJC08
AGJC08
5 October 2016

Liveable Shed

Liveable Shed

Hi, Has anyone gone down the path of building a Liveable Shed/House Shed? Would love to hear from you! Thanks

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AGJC08
Oct 05, 2016 2:22 pm
loujer
loujer
3 October 2016

Shower water has changed from hot to warm

Shower water has changed from hot to warm

After changing washers on leaking shower taps, the hot water tap distributes lukewarm water now. The other room's shower and all the wash hand basins in the house have…

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loujer
Oct 03, 2016 1:42 pm
bashworth
bashworth
21 September 2016

External Taps Height

External Taps Height

I have found most taps too low (around 600mm) I'd agree 900-1000mm would be best.

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bashworth
Sep 21, 2016 10:23 pm
bashworth
Beazley77
Beazley77
16 September 2016

HOME GROUP WA & POOL INSTALL

HOME GROUP WA & POOL INSTALL

I think if you ask this on the building a new home forum you'll find a few. Maybe do a search for older threads.

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Beazley77
Sep 16, 2016 10:26 pm
Beazley77


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