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gogo65
gogo65
32 m

Review my Custom Floor plan? [Double Storey, NSW]

Review my Custom Floor plan? [Double Storey, NSW]
NSW

I was talking about the main entry, it’s seems very narrow and long, will be dark. Also in regards to the suggested en-suite change, if you make the void smaller…

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gogo65
Jan 20, 2020 11:01 pm
gogo65

Non compliant site levels / elevations - Help please!!

Non compliant site levels / elevations - Help please!!

They should have built to the approved plans and levels. Are the slab levels correct and it's a landscaping problem between the homes or is it that the land wasn't…

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luxbuild
Jan 20, 2020 10:57 pm
AdsF
AdsF
47 m

Project Manager Melbourne

Project Manager Melbourne
VIC

You have already started and well on the way? Which area are you building in? Do you have someone in-person advising you who has building experience? Is the save…

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AdsF
Jan 20, 2020 10:47 pm

How to move a fridge

How to move a fridge

The main thing is to firmly fix it with ropes and, as far as possible, fix it motionless on the surface. It is also better to transport such things in an upright position.

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BryanChurch
Jan 20, 2020 10:21 pm

The Bl*me Game

The Bl*me Game

Yes, I've heard this area is bad. This site originally had a small cut and fill. Two geotechnical reports like you have said this area is Waurn Ponds formation but my most…

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Harts
Jan 20, 2020 10:18 pm

Shale grey or windspray

Shale grey or windspray

i hope you are right! some online i see look very light green/bluish.. the others are dark.. its driving me crazy

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adrian20
Jan 20, 2020 10:06 pm

Waste in bathroom

Waste in bathroom

We're having them as extras in the laundry, bathroom and ensuite. Do you reckon it would be overkill if we put one in the toilet as well?

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summer5555
Jan 20, 2020 9:44 pm

Estimate 3 bed 2bath costing in Tas

Estimate 3 bed 2bath costing in Tas
TAS

Good luck. Builders are charging crazy money these days. Unfortunately you can’t compare locations unless they’re close.

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Berek
Jan 20, 2020 9:41 pm

We have monument roof, surfmist garage door - our render is Stormy Shadow and cladding Silvertone grey - not sure it helps...

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alymei
Jan 20, 2020 8:23 pm

Provisional Allowance Refund

Provisional Allowance Refund

I didn't do what you said, but my Fencing quote was $2k more than the actual cost. Once my final payment was made I had $2k in available funds on my mortgage.

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Steve4216
Jan 20, 2020 8:13 pm

Natural Gas Bbq line shortening

Natural Gas Bbq line shortening

Hi, I need to move my bbq/outdoor kitchen 25cm to the left to make room for a pergola post. I have a natural gas bbq out there and copper piping going to the back of the…

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Mr_Ed
Jan 20, 2020 7:45 pm

Pool fence

Pool fence

Not really an expert about that man but I can recommend for all of your needs. Just contact them :)

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ambersims
Jan 20, 2020 7:11 pm

Dead buffalo!

Dead buffalo!

Hi all, I'm need your opinions on what may be causing the large dead patches in our backyard. The area receives plenty of sun (but I wouldn't say too much) and has…

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marsbe
Jan 20, 2020 5:55 pm

Anyone building or built with Better Built Homes?

Anyone building or built with Better Built Homes?

Just wondering if anyone has built or considering building with Better Built Homes.

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sbanu
Jan 20, 2020 3:42 pm

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SOULFLY3
Jan 20, 2020 2:57 pm

Whirly bird or solar roof ventilation

Whirly bird or solar roof ventilation

Hi Heremaia, I recently had two Solarking fans installed and I have to say my wife and I felt an instant change in the…

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LEALIA
Jan 20, 2020 2:42 pm

Fencing Query: neighbor's garage is on the property boundary

Fencing Query: neighbor's garage is on the property boundary

We had to put in temporary fencing while we were building. Not sure if the cost will fall on you or your neighbour.

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chekii
Jan 20, 2020 2:30 pm

fencing fencing fencing - SA

fencing fencing fencing - SA

Hi guys! I am building my first house and doing it by my self so I am a little lost about everything haha. Current dilemma I am at slab stage, and am starting to…

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fryxx
Jan 20, 2020 2:05 pm
fryxx

Tiger Tail installation

Tiger Tail installation

Hello, I need to install tiger tail on the optus cable and I could only found 1 place that can do it called Sydney tiger tail. Is there any other business around that…

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Mark.Jones
Jan 20, 2020 1:16 pm
SDS1
SDS1
10 h

Building with Hall & Hart Homes

Building with Hall & Hart Homes
NSW
1 ... 37, 38, 39

Well maybe if they told you that you just go with that. I quite liked looking at bricks and my appointment at Austral. See if you want to drive by anyway so you can see…

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SDS1
Jan 20, 2020 1:12 pm

Building with Hudson Homes

Building with Hudson Homes
NSW

How did you go with Hudson Homes? Did the build go well? I am looking at building with them soon and any information would be great. Cheers.

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jgradds
Jan 20, 2020 12:34 pm

Hairline crack in exposed aggregate

Hairline crack in exposed aggregate

Oh guys, same here. 2 months later the driveway done in the same style, I can see a crack very much alike as above one. Is there any outcome we can see?

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cromorc
Jan 20, 2020 11:59 am

Extension of Time Claim - Building Period Already Elapsed

Extension of Time Claim - Building Period Already Elapsed
VIC

I've wondered this myself recently. I wont be reminding them if that's the case. We are so far behind now that a few more weeks in the grand scheme of things isn't going…

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benwardbourton
Jan 20, 2020 11:38 am
JennyH
JennyH
13 h

Exterior trim colours - meltdown over shades of white and ne

Exterior trim colours - meltdown over shades of white and ne
NSW

Thanks aandsc - Im thinking maybe I should just change the window frames to surfmist., then just do all trims and everything outside surfmist as well. The reason I…

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JennyH
Jan 20, 2020 10:49 am

Clarendon Boston 36, hamptons brick facade

Clarendon Boston 36, hamptons brick facade

thanks gogo65. We will ugprade the stone but probably leave the doors, we have access to a cabinet maker in the family

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robertye112
Jan 20, 2020 10:01 am
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Rhetti
Jan 20, 2020 8:06 am
Rhetti
chippy
chippy
21 h

Help! Split system letting in bushfire smoke

Help! Split system letting in bushfire smoke

I wasn't feeling attacked or offended, don't worry. It's just that it is highly unlikely to be the OP's issue. I've never seen a residential AC system incorporate fresh…

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chippy
Jan 20, 2020 2:13 am
chippy

Glass Splashback cleaning effort

Glass Splashback cleaning effort

Get a karcher window cleaner it makes glass splash back cleaning a breeze.

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Brett0004
Jan 19, 2020 11:48 pm
V8Snail
V8Snail
Yesterday

Electric Toilet- prerequisites/considerations for new build

Electric Toilet- prerequisites/considerations for new build

From what I've read, Melbourne's recycled water can have elevated TDS (Total Dissolved Solids). Electronic bidets contain a water heater, small pump, small solenoid…

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V8Snail
Jan 19, 2020 10:00 pm
V8Snail
Brett0004
Brett0004
Yesterday

Roof - colour bond Vs Tiles?

Roof - colour bond Vs Tiles?
VIC
1, 2

The big problem with tile leaks is you dont really notice until the ceiling gets quite bad. I have had damage where I have had to cut out nearly a 1m2 and replace the…

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Brett0004
Jan 19, 2020 9:05 pm
bvd1
bvd1
Yesterday

MCDONALD JONES MONTEREY

MCDONALD JONES MONTEREY

Hi there, I will also be building a Monterey Four with McDonald Jones in 2020 and haven't been able to track down any photos of existing builds! Were you able to find any?…

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bvd1
Jan 19, 2020 8:49 pm

Independent Building Surveyor or Builder's Surveyor

Independent Building Surveyor or Builder's Surveyor
VIC
1, 2

Is there a big difference in using a local city council 'municipal building surveyor' (in this case Whittlesea City Council in South Morang VIC 3752)…

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TeslaCyberTruck
Jan 19, 2020 5:35 pm
Bel0402
Bel0402
Yesterday

Visualiser

Visualiser

Hi, Just wondering if there is a free program that allows us to upload a photo of proposed house and change roof, garage, exterior colours etc. Also one that allows us to…

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Bel0402
Jan 19, 2020 3:20 pm
Homedai
Homedai
Yesterday

KDR - Allcastle Homes Grandworth 45 MK2

KDR - Allcastle Homes Grandworth 45 MK2
NSW
1 ... 16, 17, 18

I don’t have the internal colour package either . For internal we added fly screens, roller blind, security doors, nbn etc and upgraded the toilets. Electrical also…

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Homedai
Jan 19, 2020 2:53 pm
worldofmud
worldofmud
Yesterday

Foundation slab on ground question - help

Foundation slab on ground question - help

Hi, First time I've posted on this site but I'll have a stab at answering your questions: '1) How best to determine natural rock (I'm thinking drill a hole) - Any other…

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worldofmud
Jan 19, 2020 2:37 pm
Althom
Althom
19 January

New Build - Residential Attitudes -Custom - WA

New Build - Residential Attitudes -Custom - WA

Toilet straight off the kitchen? Do you really also need a shower in the 2nd "ensuite"? Maybe just call it a powder room and put the toilet behind a seperate door inside…

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Althom
Jan 19, 2020 10:46 am
Althom
adrian20
adrian20
19 January

Essastone bench top

Essastone bench top

Hi. Just woundering if anyone has photos of essastone zinc or nickel. We are copying this display home for kitcken The bench top is basalt but we want to go for…

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adrian20
Jan 19, 2020 10:09 am
SaveH2O
SaveH2O
19 January

Building approval - ducted heating /cooling post handover

Building approval - ducted heating /cooling post handover

Welcome to the forum. That is a great blog and very professionally done. Super impressed by it. "In most PD display homes they have provisioned for Evap…

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SaveH2O
Jan 19, 2020 9:51 am
SaveH2O
MooCowMorris
MooCowMorris
19 January

Hebel vs Masterwall vs others.

Hebel vs Masterwall vs others.

just stumbled across this aged thread - thanks, very informative. Based on reading a number of threads relating, I'm still unable to form an opinion on aerated concrete…

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MooCowMorris
Jan 19, 2020 8:29 am

Building with Metricon

Building with Metricon
NSW
1 ... 425, 426, 427

Hi everyone, wondering if anyone could give any insight. We're looking at building with Metricon, but I am not a big fan of the contemporary look and would like something…

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AdelaideMerricks
Jan 19, 2020 7:53 am
Blacktea2sugars
Blacktea2sugars
18 January

Metricon Sentosa 52 Modified

Metricon Sentosa 52 Modified
1 ... 11, 12, 13

Nothing like shopping for bits and pieces to really "finish" your new house, and turn it into a home. Can't wait to see all the fittings and furniture in and…

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Blacktea2sugars
Jan 18, 2020 7:58 pm
Blacktea2sugars
Blacktea2sugars
Blacktea2sugars
18 January

Semore homes

Semore homes
VIC

Hey Wishy, We looked very briefly at them (while we seriously considered two other contenders). I too was a little concerned about their "newness", even though I was…

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2009
Blacktea2sugars
Jan 18, 2020 7:55 pm
Blacktea2sugars
Saurabh
Saurabh
18 January

Porter Davis Vermont 33

Porter Davis Vermont 33

we are going with Seaside as its included ... have gone over the budget.... How abt you..have you signed the final contract.....Where about are you building?

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Saurabh
Jan 18, 2020 7:45 pm
murtaza.sh
murtaza.sh
18 January

SJD Homes - Caversham 3 customised

SJD Homes - Caversham 3 customised
VIC
1, 2

very exciting and informative story of your build with SJD. Any updates or finished product pictures?

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murtaza.sh
Jan 18, 2020 6:31 pm
murtaza.sh
ghstrida
ghstrida
18 January

Land Tax

Land Tax

Hi there I am buying a lot at True North Greenvale and I was told that I will be paying land tax on top of the purchase price as the developer has already been charged…

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ghstrida
Jan 18, 2020 5:31 pm
Bingggo
Bingggo
18 January

Assessing heating needs for this 6 star modular house

Assessing heating needs for this 6 star modular house

Hi folks, I am thinking of using a modular house builder for my build at Bicheno, Tasmania. It will be north facing living area. The design could be similar to this but…

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Bingggo
Jan 18, 2020 3:54 pm

So it's one more week till PCI! It's been booked in for next Friday. This week they were busy getting things fixed and finished. Today they were replacing the master…

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chekii
Jan 18, 2020 3:12 pm
amilelka
amilelka
18 January

New home build - Custom Design WA

New home build - Custom Design WA
WA
1 ... 6, 7, 8

Thanks, It feels bad to say that I'm relieved seeing big name builders receive fines as well. There definitely seems to be no shortage of incompetent trades people around!

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amilelka
Jan 18, 2020 2:46 pm
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saminamin
Jan 18, 2020 11:04 am
saminamin

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