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Paula
Jul 14, 2008 12:40 pm
Paula
ahuang
ahuang
14 July 2008

costs for wall insulation & roof sarking

costs for wall insulation & roof sarking
QLD

We are in Sydney and ours said: "Provide medium duty sarking under all roof tiles including anti flap pad and anti ponding board $2900". Hope this helps!

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ahuang
Jul 14, 2008 3:05 pm
ahuang
Moodyfish
Moodyfish
14 July 2008

Draftsman?Architect?

Draftsman?Architect?
1, 2

Thanx Mr.T! Great link...I'm going to be online till 2 coz of this link! ;-)

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Moodyfish
Jul 14, 2008 11:22 pm
Moodyfish
Adrian B
Adrian B
15 July 2008

Doing own electrical with H3nley

Doing own electrical with H3nley
VIC

For downstairs, have your volume builder install fixed baton points where your downlights are going to go. then your riends can change them for downlights alter.

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Adrian B
Jul 15, 2008 7:32 am
Adrian B
MeThinks
MeThinks
15 July 2008

Downilight covers in roof

Downilight covers in roof

If your insulation is of the blow in paper type i would strogly recommend using covers, no matter how fire retardant the manufacturers claim their product to be tests have…

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MeThinks
Jul 15, 2008 5:14 pm
HomeReview
HomeReview
15 July 2008

Small (250 mm) eaves, is that too small

Small (250 mm) eaves, is that too small
1, 2

Chloe I agree with you. From what you have described it is not a Small Lot under the Redlands Planning Scheme. "Small Lot House: Means the use of premises…

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HomeReview
Jul 15, 2008 8:05 pm
Peter_OZ
Peter_OZ
16 July 2008

rock excavated and left on site

rock excavated and left on site

Is that the Lygon Street Boys building Company? :shock:

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Peter_OZ
Jul 16, 2008 7:47 pm
Maxie
Maxie
16 July 2008

Slowest Builder...

Slowest Builder...

Oh, that is a tempting idea...... :D

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Maxie
Jul 16, 2008 10:21 pm
Maxie
Moodyfish
Moodyfish
17 July 2008

Design for a small lot 20x20m

Design for a small lot 20x20m

Which state are you in, kittycat?? Sigh....11X35....lol.. fallen madly in love with my block!

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Moodyfish
Jul 17, 2008 9:19 am
Moodyfish
Captain Morgan
Captain Morgan
17 July 2008

UniQ homes in SA

UniQ homes in SA

Can anyone comment on building with UniQ homes in SA, from a quality, service and price perspective ? I have seen a few of their signs at construction sites around…

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Captain Morgan
Jul 17, 2008 1:51 pm
Captain Morgan
petal
petal
17 July 2008

PD Process

PD Process
1, 2

:lol: :lol: :lol: Clever thinking!!!!!!!!!!!! Make 'em wait as loooooooong as possible for your hard earned $$$$!!!!!! Wish I'd thought of that :roll: :lol:

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petal
Jul 17, 2008 10:44 pm
petal
kangabat
kangabat
18 July 2008

Covering/Emptying the swimming pool during new home rebuild

Covering/Emptying the swimming pool during new home rebuild
VIC

Hi Fiona, Thanks for the advice. The pool is concrete. Will it still "pop out" if emptied. I thought it may crack? Cheers David

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kangabat
Jul 18, 2008 3:04 pm
clath
clath
18 July 2008

mortar rust

mortar rust

Thanks to do list for your reply. actually have the 3month maintenance coming up this Monday will point out the issue to them. :)

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clath
Jul 18, 2008 11:18 pm
clath
Judie
Judie
19 July 2008

Urgent timber floor help needed (crosspost in hope of help)

Urgent timber floor help needed (crosspost in hope of help)

We're about to demolish an old house to build a new one. My DH roughly measured up the wooden flooring and realised we may have enough for the hard floor areas of the new…

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Judie
Jul 19, 2008 3:59 am
Judie
House-To-Be
House-To-Be
19 July 2008

The race is on!!!

The race is on!!!
1, 2, 3, 4

I just did my morning blog check and saw your "picture" Again, Congratulations!!!! You must be rapt. B&P, you won't be far off. Nearly there :wink:

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House-To-Be
Jul 19, 2008 11:15 am
Mikaela_D
Mikaela_D
19 July 2008

Building a design that isnt for sale any more

Building a design that isnt for sale any more

If I were in your exact position, I would have a good look at the old plan on the brochure, then go to Builder B and describe it to them as they draw it up rough, not…

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Mikaela_D
Jul 19, 2008 10:19 pm
Mikaela_D
rldragon2003
rldragon2003
19 July 2008

Brickwall over the foundation, easy to fix?

Brickwall over the foundation, easy to fix?

I want to know the answer as well, We have the same issues. Is it a structure problem? How did your builder fix it?

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rldragon2003
Jul 19, 2008 11:48 pm
Louise4499
Louise4499
20 July 2008

Relaxation of boundary clearance QLD

Relaxation of boundary clearance QLD

We have recently got our Brisbane City Councils approvals through - all approved! :D Our estate stated we needed to be 1.5 metres from all boundaries, with a 6 metre…

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Louise4499
Jul 20, 2008 10:36 am
joles
joles
20 July 2008

PD national tiles appointment OUCH!!!

PD national tiles appointment OUCH!!!

Joles - I agree I didnt really mind too much spending the money on the tiles I agree with what you say just needed to post in here as I was…

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joles
Jul 20, 2008 12:13 pm
joles
Yak_Chat
Yak_Chat
20 July 2008

Re-routing grey water????

Re-routing grey water????

Oznow - It's best to filter the water before you put it into a hose. There are commercial options around or you could even use an old stocking . Filtering it stops the…

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Yak_Chat
Jul 20, 2008 3:32 pm
Yak_Chat
Paula
Paula
20 July 2008

bricks and mortar colour

bricks and mortar colour

Always worth asking a…

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Paula
Jul 20, 2008 4:05 pm
Paula
joles
joles
20 July 2008

For TDL or any other engineery types.

For TDL or any other engineery types.

Mmmm :th: , Beginning to think I may follow Eager's lead on this and pull pin on the whole thing and revert to standard which is nothing out there at all. :shock: I think they may…

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joles
Jul 20, 2008 5:47 pm
joles
joles
joles
20 July 2008

M3tric0n & Hebel

M3tric0n & Hebel

Hi Damo, Yes me again. :oops: :oops: No personal experience. If you can't get any feedback from anyone, why don't you head around to the older displays that used Hebel. M or any…

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joles
Jul 20, 2008 6:22 pm
joles
photogirl
photogirl
20 July 2008

Underfloor or hydronic heating

Underfloor or hydronic heating

Hi Damo We are having the panels. The size of the panel unit/s is determined by the room size and window size. So we have a range of sizes. To give you an idea our…

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photogirl
Jul 20, 2008 9:33 pm
PIP
PIP
21 July 2008

Carlisle Homes...it continues

Carlisle Homes...it continues
VIC

Hey Matt, Only 6 months! I still have a couple of maintenance jobs to be completed, one of which is quite a big job & I've just past the 12 month mark with C.H. I win.

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PIP
Jul 21, 2008 4:32 pm
Tolstoy
Tolstoy
21 July 2008

Cost of Render Facade?

Cost of Render Facade?

Thanks for the feedback guys. Might see if I can find a reliable tradie in the area to get it done after handover. Looks great and completes the house facade - but is pricey.

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Tolstoy
Jul 21, 2008 5:01 pm
dhess
dhess
22 July 2008

Rehau plastic plumbing

Rehau plastic plumbing

Its meant to be good, but at the end o fthe day I don't think its much cheaper. What you save in piping you end up paying dor all of the proprietry fittings. I recently…

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dhess
Jul 22, 2008 1:07 am
Marisa
Marisa
22 July 2008

LOOKING FOR COMPANIES ON NSW THAT BUILD CHARACTER COTTAGES

LOOKING FOR COMPANIES ON NSW THAT BUILD CHARACTER COTTAGES

young homes look great but I am really keen on a weatherboard cottage - looks like Harkway and Story book are the way to go... :D

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Marisa
Jul 22, 2008 1:04 pm
Mike13
Mike13
22 July 2008

I'm back and ready to build! Slab update 20/07

I'm back and ready to build! Slab update 20/07
1, 2

Looks good, it seems we are around 3 month behind you now. It all depends on the council now Mike

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Mike13
Jul 22, 2008 1:51 pm
Mike13
ahuang
ahuang
22 July 2008

Update and possible problems

Update and possible problems

regarding the wet slab, may be check for a leak somewhere? Do you have a photo? If it's from somewhere underground then you could have a bigger problem... If it still…

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ahuang
Jul 22, 2008 2:57 pm
ahuang
stonecutter1309
stonecutter1309
22 July 2008

help with budgeting

help with budgeting

What is the standard kitchen and bathroom package like? You may want to upgrade the benchtops now - it could be tricky to do later. When it comes to extra costs - our…

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stonecutter1309
Jul 22, 2008 5:04 pm
stonecutter1309
Kevin Brown
Kevin Brown
22 July 2008

Why name of builders was masked out?

Why name of builders was masked out?

FYI, found this news today about this 2Clix company. I think it's quite crazy for a company to design/sell an account software which doesn't…

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Kevin Brown
Jul 22, 2008 7:16 pm
Kevin Brown

Amaretto Stone…

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Michelle
Jul 22, 2008 7:56 pm
Michelle
builderpete
builderpete
22 July 2008

Lightweight & Render vs Brick

Lightweight & Render vs Brick

i would be cautious of having colour mixed in to your render. its easy to pick out areas that are a few shades off, especially if some bits need touching up. With the…

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builderpete
Jul 22, 2008 9:08 pm
summergrace
summergrace
22 July 2008

custom design bulider in Melbourne

custom design bulider in Melbourne

We are doing the same research, just that we are now debating whether to go with a builder designer or architect. These are a few. They all should be able to help you with…

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summergrace
Jul 22, 2008 9:22 pm
Paula
Paula
23 July 2008

My turn for a whinge!

My turn for a whinge!
1, 2

:lol: :lol: :lol: Mmm sorry my space isnt that big that it needs a…

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Paula
Jul 23, 2008 8:31 am
Paula
Tam
Tam
23 July 2008

Opinions on ensuite/WIR plans?

Opinions on ensuite/WIR plans?
1, 2, 3

This will make it hard for a towell rail and the toilet roll holder. I put in a slider in the ensuite and now wish I hadn't. Tam

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Tam
Jul 23, 2008 1:41 pm
Tam
brittany
brittany
23 July 2008

Oh, come on now...

Oh, come on now...
1, 2, 3, 4

Poor adlse - I couldn't bare the waiting another four weeks :( and I'd just go the tree planting. Compensation would be good - but don't get your hopes set on it.

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brittany
Jul 23, 2008 4:04 pm
brittany
Yak_Chat
Yak_Chat
23 July 2008

Hebel vs Blueboard vs Brick?

Hebel vs Blueboard vs Brick?

Rob, As per above, consider foam and concrete. There will be a house open in Adelaide on Sustainable house day that has used this technology. Owned and designed by a…

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Yak_Chat
Jul 23, 2008 8:34 pm
Yak_Chat
Yak_Chat
Yak_Chat
23 July 2008

HWS

HWS

You know what I'm going to say - Post pics - then we can suggest :D

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Yak_Chat
Jul 23, 2008 8:39 pm
Yak_Chat
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d@n
Jul 24, 2008 12:00 am
Paula
Paula
24 July 2008

New to it all- General Advice please!!

New to it all- General Advice please!!

welcome to the fourm PrincessB, Cant answer your questions but enjoy your time here and I'm sure you will get lots of information here.

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Paula
Jul 24, 2008 5:03 pm
Paula

Does this sound right for an MD class slab?

Does this sound right for an MD class slab?

Hi Petal Yes, I thought the name was more than appropriate - it's been nine months of red tape and very poor customer service and we still don't look any closer to…

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overthebuildingprocess
Jul 24, 2008 6:35 pm
miss81
miss81
24 July 2008

We can't have the tiles we ordered? WHAT?????

We can't have the tiles we ordered? WHAT?????

Well after getting very angry at the SS, and sending an 'angry' email to head office, we got a lovely call from our CSR today informing us that our tiles will be here in…

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miss81
Jul 24, 2008 9:46 pm
miss81
Toast
Toast
24 July 2008

Just bought a land = convancing?

Just bought a land = convancing?

Glad your worries were resolved. I know it can be a bit daunting at first! If you're like a lot of us, you're doing this for the first time and there is A LOT of…

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Toast
Jul 24, 2008 10:06 pm
Toast
zonk
zonk
24 July 2008

more progress pics!

more progress pics!

I will fix the camera saturday and next week post photos of our bagged garage,sparky stuff,new brick walls, and external doors...yay paula ...the roof was a long winded…

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zonk
Jul 24, 2008 10:35 pm
zonk
Subhashish
Subhashish
25 July 2008

Building Update [25/07] Home on the Horizon !!

Building Update [25/07] Home on the Horizon !!
VIC

H3nley called up yesterday to let us know that our building permit have come through !! But also gave us a not so good news - Our survey pegs were missing. So they…

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Subhashish
Jul 25, 2008 4:11 pm
Subhashish
bessie
bessie
25 July 2008

Tree Root Barrier

Tree Root Barrier

Thank you so much for your prompt replies, all extremely informative and really appreciated! I did forget to mention that because of our sloping block we will not be…

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bessie
Jul 25, 2008 7:33 pm


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