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Help - Insufficient fall for sewerage house connection

Help - Insufficient fall for sewerage house connection
QLD

I’m not sure why do you need to lose 400mm going down for swivel and expansion joints. Those joints can be on horizontal level. You can check this product

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Eng. B A
Jul 13, 2024 6:26 am
Mofflepop
Mofflepop
5 July

HIA Contract ‘execution’ date

HIA Contract ‘execution’ date
QLD

Hi all, I’ll be querying this with my building broker and my solicitor, but just wanted to get people’s thoughts on this special condition: “This contract is valid…

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Mofflepop
Jul 05, 2024 8:57 am
Mofflepop
nickmaj
nickmaj
24 June

Rough price guide for boundary fencing

Rough price guide for boundary fencing
QLD

We are still mid build, so very recent, quotes received 13/6/2024. We haven't accepted ours yet, waiting for a better idea on completion time for our build.

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nickmaj
Jun 24, 2024 11:56 am
Mofflepop
Mofflepop
16 June

Building with CJ Homes

Building with CJ Homes
QLD

I agree! I have found reading this so helpful! But it stopped at ‘fixing’ stage? What happened next? Also, I’d love to know who was your first private inspector…

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Mofflepop
Jun 16, 2024 10:09 pm
Mofflepop
Eng. B A
Eng. B A
3 June

Builder in liquidation - collecting stage certificates?

Builder in liquidation - collecting stage certificates?
QLD

You need to get back to your contract terms of termination. Generally you have the right for getting all signed forms for the work completed and paid for by you, specially…

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Eng. B A
Jun 03, 2024 6:19 pm

Is it possible to get the Coral Homes Highlands 36 home?

Is it possible to get the Coral Homes Highlands 36 home?
QLD

Hi so sorry for the late reply. I already contacted them and they wouldn't tell me instead they tried to get me to talk to one of their home coordinators and I'm not…

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workingwarrior
May 27, 2024 11:47 pm
nickmaj
nickmaj
24 May

How often do you visit your site?

How often do you visit your site?
1 ... 35, 36, 37

100%, going too often removes the excitement. We are waiting for our gyprock to go in now after i did the pre-lining inspection this morning. I dont really want to see it…

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nickmaj
May 24, 2024 10:31 am
tlcasfre
tlcasfre
21 May

Relaxation of boundary clearance QLD

Relaxation of boundary clearance QLD
QLD

Louise4499 We are about to face the same issue - can you please give examples of wording used and points to explain your argument to win Would be very helpful - Thank…

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tlcasfre
May 21, 2024 8:28 am
bpratt
bpratt
16 May

Things you forget - summary page 32

Things you forget - summary page 32
1 ... 60, 61, 62

Thank you. She had a pretty good life, and pleased I was able to keep her around for 23 years after Dad had passed. I had some friends set up this page, which really…

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bpratt
May 16, 2024 3:22 pm

Getting a construction lawyer

Getting a construction lawyer
QLD

Mofflepop, Are you building around Qld Manly? Building & Legal is a partnership between a construction guy and a construction Lawyer. Construction: we have…

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BuildingandLegal
Apr 23, 2024 8:34 pm
BuildingandLegal
DraftRoom
DraftRoom
1 April

Did your builder comply

Did your builder comply
QLD

It's an unfortunate position for the client to be in, BAL should be identified and reported on well before a contract is issued, and not as a variation. Surely there needs…

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DraftRoom
Apr 01, 2024 8:50 am
DraftRoom
DraftRoom
DraftRoom
1 April

Bushfire Attack Level Compliance

Bushfire Attack Level Compliance
QLD

It is a fairly consistent issue with the building industry as a whole. We strongly believe that "As-Built Verification" should be required and approved by the consultants…

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DraftRoom
Apr 01, 2024 8:42 am
DraftRoom
DraftRoom
DraftRoom
1 April

Custom builder or pay for own floor plan and take to builder

Custom builder or pay for own floor plan and take to builder
QLD

Hi Mofflepop, I would recommend finding a building designer to prepare plans, they should design to your specified budget. The benefit is you can tender the project out…

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DraftRoom
Apr 01, 2024 8:18 am
DraftRoom
hiluxx
hiluxx
14 March

Cut and filled land

Cut and filled land
QLD

Thanks Craig! This make absolutely sense to me!!

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hiluxx
Mar 14, 2024 6:33 pm
hiluxx

Metricon Merricks 42 Clarion - Melbourne

Metricon Merricks 42 Clarion - Melbourne
QLD
1 ... 5, 6, 7

Nice! Looks pretty good. Will be interesting to see how well the sungrows perform over time.

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Justin Davis - 9314
Mar 06, 2024 7:20 am

Looking for the perfect design - 2 storey in Qld

Looking for the perfect design - 2 storey in Qld
QLD

We used a smaller qld builder who went bankrupt about 12 months after completion of ours. It was a shame as they were good and relatively cheap and I would have used…

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supersleuth
Mar 05, 2024 3:53 pm
hiluxx
hiluxx
2 March

Site cost for a battleaxe plot

Site cost for a battleaxe plot
QLD

Thanks for the insight! My plot is a new development so hopefully I won't have too much problem during build as everyone should be roughly building together. I also…

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hiluxx
Mar 02, 2024 8:44 am
hiluxx
Ownitsucks
Ownitsucks
5 February

custom Build ownit home ownithomes.com.au quote, upgrades

custom Build ownit home ownithomes.com.au quote, upgrades
QLD
1, 2

They are rubbish , from office to site , poor work quality , rubbish management, no QC, tonnes of reason to get rid of responsibilities, if anyone will to consider them…

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Ownitsucks
Feb 05, 2024 8:20 pm
obiwon
obiwon
29 January

Building over sewer pipe in Queensland

Building over sewer pipe in Queensland
QLD

I think you are getting different numbers because they all just based them on "other jobs" even though each job is unique. Often, with builders, unless you're speaking to…

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obiwon
Jan 29, 2024 2:55 pm
obiwon
noviice
noviice
7 January

What have been your experiences with building inspections?

What have been your experiences with building inspections?
QLD

You have mandatory building inspections and privately engaged building inspections. The difference between the two comes down to inspecting the building so it's safe and…

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noviice
Jan 07, 2024 7:20 pm
BuildingandLegal
BuildingandLegal
15 December 2023

Suitable material for build up around slab

Suitable material for build up around slab
QLD

Not recommended! The image presented is for a sublevel area. The footings are down deep with a load bearing wall supporting the upper floor level. If you did that drain…

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BuildingandLegal
Dec 15, 2023 8:10 pm
BuildingandLegal
BuildingandLegal
BuildingandLegal
15 December 2023

Building Contract

Building Contract
QLD

Build on a flat block! what you saved by buying the slope sensitive block will be double what the builder will charge you!

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BuildingandLegal
Dec 15, 2023 7:07 pm
BuildingandLegal
slacker878
slacker878
22 November 2023

where to place yard gullies?

where to place yard gullies?
QLD

can someone with more experience give me their insight? land is pretty much flat its pretty much at the top of a hill. left and right neighbours are flat in line with my…

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slacker878
Nov 22, 2023 8:05 pm
nemo_r
nemo_r
19 October 2023

retaining wall assistance

retaining wall assistance
QLD

Hey guys, We're very new to building and have got our contract back with a, btw you need a retaining wall, addition. Going by my very limited ability to read site…

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nemo_r
Oct 19, 2023 2:02 pm

attached first variations

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oklouise
Oct 17, 2023 2:43 pm
AFALDT
AFALDT
14 September 2023

Building with Tru Built - Sunshine Coast

Building with Tru Built - Sunshine Coast
QLD
1, 2, 3, 4, 5

Thanks Sam, very interesting, I will look into that! Currently we have a top loader, but was looking at future front loaders (for that built-in cabinetry look).

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AFALDT
Sep 14, 2023 7:39 pm
Wardrop
Wardrop
11 September 2023

Built-in wardrobe: MDF?

Built-in wardrobe: MDF?
QLD

Probably a not bad thing to mention particle board should in case anyone else reading this got the two confused.

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Wardrop
Sep 11, 2023 9:15 pm
nemo_r
nemo_r
22 August 2023

Coral Homes general build thread

Coral Homes general build thread
QLD
1 ... 577, 578, 579

Has anyone built any of the Rochester series homes keeping sides and rear as per original plan? If you could please provide some pictures, that would be amazing. My…

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nemo_r
Aug 22, 2023 4:26 pm
gommeqld
gommeqld
9 August 2023

Suggest a modular home builder south of Port Macquarie

Suggest a modular home builder south of Port Macquarie
QLD

Well these guys are not looking good... I sent them a written enquiry last week and they have not yet replied. If they cannot respond to a simple…

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gommeqld
Aug 09, 2023 2:43 pm
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ponzutwo
Jul 06, 2023 11:08 pm
Chaton
Chaton
20 June 2023

Our Brisbane Barkly Build - Post handover: bookshelf

Our Brisbane Barkly Build - Post handover: bookshelf
QLD
1 ... 19, 20, 21

The tiles are: Stock code: NT14-1075FL Stock description: Como Black Matt W x H: 300mm x 300mm Just googling "NT14-107FL" it seems like

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Chaton
Jun 20, 2023 6:16 pm
Chaton
Nee1688
Nee1688
2 June 2023

Boston 38 | Coral Homes

Boston 38 | Coral Homes
QLD
1, 2

Hey Dan, how are you holding up with your build? We are thinking of building the Boston in Brighton too!

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Nee1688
Jun 02, 2023 9:37 pm
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ponzutwo
May 15, 2023 2:10 pm
AFALDT
AFALDT
30 April 2023

Gravel Driveway

Gravel Driveway
QLD

Thanks TamFed!

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AFALDT
Apr 30, 2023 4:24 pm
jass
jass
10 March 2023

New home

New home
QLD

Need help did anyone build Hamilton 36 with Clarendon home in brisbane want to build it but they do t have display home of this design thsnkd

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jass
Mar 10, 2023 6:35 pm
ponzutwo
ponzutwo
6 March 2023

Anyone building/built with Pantha Homes ?

Anyone building/built with Pantha Homes ?
QLD

i think this is the more relevant point in regards to Pantha https://publishednotices.asic.gov.au/br ... 8b412f9c08

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ponzutwo
Mar 06, 2023 9:15 am
ponzutwo
ponzutwo
17 February 2023

Handover and PCI same day??

Handover and PCI same day??
QLD

The OP hasnt been active for 9 years. Good on you for using the search function on the forum, but i don't like your chances of getting a response.

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ponzutwo
Feb 17, 2023 9:06 am
MrSober
MrSober
18 January 2023

Water Meter Issue

Water Meter Issue
QLD

Should be something they come out ASAP to rectify, looking at the neighbors it would appear yours has a leak as I would expect theirs also to be filled if it was seeping…

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MrSober
Jan 18, 2023 6:35 am
Diana D
Diana D
13 January 2023

Clearing for HSTP effluent

Clearing for HSTP effluent
QLD

Hi Our builder took possession of the site after we cleared all the trees within the building envelope. The builder has now come back saying we needed to have cleared…

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Diana D
Jan 13, 2023 5:43 pm
mockkie
mockkie
28 October 2022

Show us your facade...

Show us your facade...
1 ... 5, 6, 7
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mockkie
Oct 28, 2022 12:08 pm
jkkviji27
jkkviji27
22 October 2022

Building a new home

Building a new home
QLD

Clarendon Vs Plantaion, who is the best and reliable?

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jkkviji27
Oct 22, 2022 10:38 pm
Tendious
Tendious
20 October 2022

Question on knock down and rebuild

Question on knock down and rebuild
QLD

Thanks mate. Sounds like there is potential savings for people doing knock down and rebuild but these savings are redirected to the councils pocket. I suspect $$$…

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Tendious
Oct 20, 2022 3:41 pm
RustedOn
RustedOn
18 August 2022

How to estimate cost of new build ?

How to estimate cost of new build ?
QLD

Building cost calculator might be helpful for a rough estimate. This one was recommended to me by a builder: https://www.aaarchitect.com.au/home-bui ... lator.html To get…

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RustedOn
Aug 18, 2022 12:36 pm
r_13
r_13
8 August 2022

utility conduit for future proofing?

utility conduit for future proofing?
QLD

I installed a couple of extra conduits to the road from my site, but when time came to install NBN after we moved in, we found that the conduits had been crushed during…

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r_13
Aug 08, 2022 11:17 am
r_13
strannik
strannik
20 July 2022

Builder margin Inc or Exc GST

Builder margin Inc or Exc GST
QLD

it gets added to all the variations on top of the cost of the additional work/items it's essentially a 'management fee'

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strannik
Jul 20, 2022 12:22 pm
strannik
strannik
11 July 2022

House cost to land value ratio - avoid overcapitalising

House cost to land value ratio - avoid overcapitalising
QLD

overcapitalising usually means don't build things like pool, fireplace etc, unless you actually need it, or it's expected that the kind of house you're building should…

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strannik
Jul 11, 2022 5:04 pm
allblaqk
allblaqk
2 July 2022

First Home - Custom Design in Ipswich - Fireplace & TV

First Home - Custom Design in Ipswich - Fireplace & TV
QLD
1 ... 27, 28, 29

8 Effective Tips for Home Organization and…

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allblaqk
Jul 02, 2022 11:30 pm
allblaqk
chippy
chippy
30 June 2022

Building terminology- no returns? What does this mean

Building terminology- no returns? What does this mean
QLD

Hey Simeon There was 2.5m² of tiled splashback so the $257 credit is $100 per m² which actually isn't to bad but like most project builders they have kept their margin…

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chippy
Jun 30, 2022 9:50 pm
chippy
Speakers
Speakers
30 May 2022

Hampton build

Hampton build
QLD
1, 2

Hoping to have pre-lining inspection sometime this week. I think I'll have more details once I'm there looking at things.

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Speakers
May 30, 2022 9:53 pm

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