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Faithy
Faithy
12 m

insurance

insurance

thanks for your reply how have you found the communication with them? have you had to make a claim? or have you had any problems with this company? Faith

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Faithy
Oct 27, 2020 3:04 pm

First home build,Movida Midvale WA, Smart Homes For Living

First home build,Movida Midvale WA, Smart Homes For Living
WA
1, 2

Driveway and alfresco paving done, Air conditioner installed, Tiling to wet areas done. main hallway and living not yet completed. Hard to see much now the house is at…

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Deacon91
Oct 27, 2020 1:38 pm

Building with Wisdom Homes

Building with Wisdom Homes
NSW
1 ... 800, 801, 802

That's a shame, We haven't really had any issues in admin , we just went to site last week, now have a fence up, got a call from our SS yesterday, rain has held us back…

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JasmanC
Oct 27, 2020 12:25 pm

modified Westwood 28 by King Homes NSW

modified Westwood 28 by King Homes NSW

Thanks Danny for sharing. Very smart use of space throughout. I really like how you managed to make good use of the downstairs to include a media room and an extra…

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artiscape
Oct 27, 2020 9:51 am

Approximate site cost in box hill nsw?

Approximate site cost in box hill nsw?

Hello, this will be depend on your contour and soil test Do you have information for it ?

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kzrpro
Oct 27, 2020 9:26 am

Need a house demolished? Super Demolition is what you’ve been in search for!! For a free quotation, call 1300 433 655 Providing more than you expect. Guaranteed NO…

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Super Demolition
Oct 27, 2020 8:19 am
Super Demolition

Infill Slab

Infill Slab

Hi, I am owner building my house and have a structural question. We have put down the main slab and a strip footing for our alfesco. There is an infill slab that will be…

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Rickprop
Oct 27, 2020 7:43 am

HGWA - Madora Bay

HGWA - Madora Bay
1, 2

Around 5k from memory 👍

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KodaCujo
Oct 27, 2020 7:18 am
Fslewa
Fslewa
14 h

First time build - thinking Ansa Homes

First time build - thinking Ansa Homes

Our second build was with ANSA - we were excited too in the early stages and all went well until after our colour selections - when build started that’s when all our…

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Fslewa
Oct 27, 2020 1:00 am

NEW HOME BUILDING

NEW HOME BUILDING

I am building a home in Cockburn,I have completed my prestart on 8th october.waiting for final plan signed.May I know,how long it will take prstart to slab done time.Which…

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jjchack
Oct 27, 2020 12:29 am
Tee3
Tee3
15 h

My experience buying windows in China

My experience buying windows in China
1 ... 6, 7, 8

Did you have any luck Mel13? We're in the process of purchasing windows for our reno too. I've asked for a quote from a local manufacturer and YY Construction. I asked YY…

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Tee3
Oct 27, 2020 12:03 am

Comparison of insulation upgrades

Comparison of insulation upgrades

Thanks to everyone for your comments, it's helped pick up a few errors in my original calculations (now fixed hopefully) and made our decision much clearer. We'll just…

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rockedout
Oct 26, 2020 11:18 pm

Thomas Archer Bayside Build

Thomas Archer Bayside Build
VIC
1 ... 10, 11, 12

Woweeeeee!! I've missed a lot of progress. You're in!!! Congratulations, looks great and so happy that you're happy with it too. Good luck with the move and settling in. x

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sminters
Oct 26, 2020 10:40 pm
BecW
BecW
18 h

Tricky block- Adelaide- need reassurance please!

Tricky block- Adelaide- need reassurance please!

We're currently building near Brighton beach with Oakford homes and have found them pretty good. They can do split level too (they had a split level display home in…

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BecW
Oct 26, 2020 9:40 pm

Surfmist vs other whites for external colours

Surfmist vs other whites for external colours
NSW

Thanks for the reply and thanks for posting the image! Yeah I've heard a few people say the same thing regarding the surfmist. Managed to find a few example images…

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Monty85
Oct 26, 2020 9:10 pm
gogo65
gogo65
19 h

Double Storey, Double Garage on Narrow block

Double Storey, Double Garage on Narrow block

I think in Sydney you wouldn’t be able to do it. You have to consider what you are sacrificing to get a 25k bonus. Yes it would be nice to get but do you want to…

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gogo65
Oct 26, 2020 8:39 pm
gogo65

Stump Expert Melbourne

Stump Expert Melbourne

I have a set of bifold doors that have stopped rolling, looks like there is some bowing of the floor track in the middle which is pushing the middle doors up and wedging…

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Cleanshirtru
Oct 26, 2020 8:29 pm

Colour questions?

Colour questions?
NSW
1 ... 13, 14, 15

I'm sorry everyone, I've been doing my own home reno. Check out the flooring forum to see what I've been up to. My business is really busy at the moment, I'm really…

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Michelle
Oct 26, 2020 7:22 pm
Michelle

Do I need a drafty, an engineer, an architect or all three?

Do I need a drafty, an engineer, an architect or all three?

Hi. I have bought a block in a residential estate just north of metro Melbourne. I would like to owner build a container home. I checked before purchasing the land to make…

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howey1975
Oct 26, 2020 4:07 pm

Charleston Homes - anyone worked with them?

Charleston Homes - anyone worked with them?
NSW
1, 2, 3, 4

Hi all, We've been looking at builders for the past 3 months, mostly project builders like Metricon due to their larger sized houses (we're looking for anything between 40…

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The_Acquirer
Oct 26, 2020 3:59 pm
mikeg12
mikeg12
Yesterday

Wall Demolition ?

Wall Demolition ?

Hi all, My partner and I have recently moved into a new property that we intend on doing a large scale renovation. The house was built in 1984 with a unique design…

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mikeg12
Oct 26, 2020 1:39 pm
Fore20
Fore20
Yesterday

termite inspection how often

termite inspection how often

every year should be done

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Fore20
Oct 26, 2020 12:29 pm
Fore20

Hi all!, Just wanted your thoughts/feedback/suggestions on my electrical and climate plan. Note: My ducted cooling system is a 14kw Daikin. 32amp circuitry…

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monstro
Oct 26, 2020 12:25 pm
monstro
monstro
monstro
Yesterday

Building w/ Ausbuild @ Thrive (~550k; during COVID)

Building w/ Ausbuild @ Thrive (~550k; during COVID)
1, 2, 3, 4

I am waiting for everything to be finalised before I finish the online grant application. I believe it makes it easier and less hassle.

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monstro
Oct 26, 2020 12:11 pm
monstro

We built in Brisbane with “Omni Built Homes” and we’re delig

We built in Brisbane with “Omni Built Homes” and we’re delig

Hi Steve, Thanks for the reply. I am also not sure why council send us Final certificate while online it still showing as "Application Status Decision Notice Issued". It…

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chetansoni_3141
Oct 26, 2020 12:00 pm
sara_87
sara_87
Yesterday

Trend Connection Builder

Trend Connection Builder
NSW

Hi Ramsy, Trend Connection were wonderful, really helpful and informative the whole way. I have built three investments with them now and have had a different supervisor…

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sara_87
Oct 26, 2020 10:02 am
Althom
Althom
Yesterday

Bludging toliet doorframe beside the bath

Bludging toliet doorframe beside the bath

That timber is as rotten as. I'd say there's a leak somewhere.

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Althom
Oct 26, 2020 9:41 am
Althom

Allcastle

Allcastle

Has anyone built the Admiral facade with Allcastle. Interested in seeing what colours were used.

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First Time Build
Oct 26, 2020 9:28 am
Buddhi
Buddhi
26 October

Minta Farm Berwick

Minta Farm Berwick
VIC
1 ... 15, 16, 17

Hi all, can any one please confirm me the developers guidelines for fence in this old section of minta farm? Do they allow us to have steel Squash top “ fence…

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Buddhi
Oct 26, 2020 12:18 am
BigDaddy
BigDaddy
25 October

Thomas Archer Hive 46 (customised) Build 2020-21

Thomas Archer Hive 46 (customised) Build 2020-21
VIC
1, 2, 3, 4

We are doing the mirror after handover the same for powder room and that room will be tiled for mirror to be hung post handover. It’s the other 2 bathrooms that…

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BigDaddy
Oct 25, 2020 10:23 pm
BigDaddy
harrydesai
harrydesai
25 October

West facing corner block . Please advise

West facing corner block . Please advise
QLD

That was good review of coral from you. I’m building Milan 27. I understand alfresco is covered but being a corner block light should still be okay. I’ll get it…

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harrydesai
Oct 25, 2020 8:20 pm
Abie03
Abie03
25 October

Building a new home

Building a new home

We had a looked at Hamilton Property Groups 16x16 house plan and it ticked off everything except that they don’t communicate well with their customers and reviews are…

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Abie03
Oct 25, 2020 7:39 pm
DDUN
DDUN
25 October

Replace wooden load bearing post with a galvanic post?

Replace wooden load bearing post with a galvanic post?

Hey guys. I have an ugly wooden post in the corner of my alfresco that is holding up a whole room on the second floor. I wanted to cover it with brick so it matches the…

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DDUN
Oct 25, 2020 6:37 pm
DanielAndEden
DanielAndEden
25 October

Simonds Moroak 24 Sloping Block Build

Simonds Moroak 24 Sloping Block Build

Current status of the build is that the land settled on 6/10/2020. To save cost on the build we have decided to do the site cut ourselves. In order to apply for…

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DanielAndEden
Oct 25, 2020 5:51 pm

Hi, Looking for colour recommendations for this facade. Don’t like the timber look. Prefer charcoal and white tones. Thanks…

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First Time Build
Oct 25, 2020 3:36 pm
3anne
3anne
25 October

Bright Homes Constructions

Bright Homes Constructions
1, 2

Hi Ash, I hope you will read this message how did you go with local builders direct? As we are on the same boat I’m looking for more information but couldn’t find any online

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3anne
Oct 25, 2020 2:47 pm
3anne
3anne
25 October

Has anyone built with local builders direct - formerly brigh

Has anyone built with local builders direct - formerly brigh
VIC

Hi I’m looking for some reviews about local builders direct, hope you go ok with them any thing that you can share about your experience with them? Thank you in advance

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3anne
Oct 25, 2020 1:24 pm

Our new build has 2 walk in showers, we pulled the openings back from original 1000mm to one is 750mm and the other is 790mm and they are fine.

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Brett0004
Oct 25, 2020 11:56 am

Water leakage into basement

Water leakage into basement

Try searching Please also check with your local Council Building surveyor for guidance on Compliance, Alternate Engineered Solutions & Certification (CAC) OT, As you can…

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StructuralBIMGuy
Oct 25, 2020 8:58 am
StructuralBIMGuy
twylamc
twylamc
25 October

OB in SA - Back yard

OB in SA - Back yard
1 ... 50, 51, 52

Our backyard. Still a few things to do like re-roofing the little shed, painting the verandah posts as well as tiling it and cutting the fence straight and putting caps on…

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twylamc
Oct 25, 2020 7:29 am
twylamc
Drew01
Drew01
24 October

Building Bayside : Our Glendale 45

Building Bayside : Our Glendale 45
VIC
1 ... 29, 30, 31

I have plenty of those braces in white!! Ours is all 16mm Laminex chip, nothing's ever going to sag now! To fix yours, take everything off, and put a 20mm thick bracing…

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Drew01
Oct 24, 2020 11:49 pm
Drew01
Mehak
Mehak
24 October

Kingston 33 build with Rawson - Southwest Sydney

Kingston 33 build with Rawson - Southwest Sydney
NSW

Hi, I wanted to understand how did the Kingston home come out? I am looking at building the same in Sydney.. Also I checked your blog but it’s not accessible

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Mehak
Oct 24, 2020 9:31 pm
shibaboy
shibaboy
24 October

Cost of raising first floor level elevation

Cost of raising first floor level elevation

Hi all, would there be any cost saving to raise the elevation of my first floor level by just increase the thickness between ground floor ceiling and first floor level,…

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shibaboy
Oct 24, 2020 5:46 pm
Dansyed
Dansyed
24 October

Building in The Hills of Carmel

Building in The Hills of Carmel

Hi Guys, we have recently secured a lot in The Hills of Carmel on Galloway Road, Box Hill, NSW. My builder is going through a private certified and we are told to get…

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Dansyed
Oct 24, 2020 4:46 pm

Hi All, Was hoping someone could identify the type of floorboards in these photos. They're currently under carpet in an old 1960s brick home built in Melbourne. They're…

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mark1881
Oct 24, 2020 4:30 pm
Mehak
Mehak
24 October

Kaplan homes

Kaplan homes
NSW

Hello kumarshan have your issues resolved? Curious to know what you faced?

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Mehak
Oct 24, 2020 2:38 pm

Sorry for the delayed response...I hadn't logged into this forum for a while. See below our 'pretty close to final' plan. While we started with Greenbay 273 ...its heavily…

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adi1506
Oct 24, 2020 2:34 pm
jm_928
jm_928
24 October

NBN Connection Process

NBN Connection Process

To close this off for anyone interested, in the end I submitted an application to the NBN as the developer. They asked for the plans for the leadin which ai had to obtain…

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jm_928
Oct 24, 2020 12:46 pm
jm_928
jm_928
24 October

Pole frame homes builders in Adelaide

Pole frame homes builders in Adelaide

I have a sloping site so am interested in a pole frame build but haven’t been able to find many builders in Adelaide that build this way. From searching online it looks…

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jm_928
Oct 24, 2020 12:43 pm
ddarroch
ddarroch
24 October

Slab partial insulation

Slab partial insulation

Firstly, unless you're in a very warm climate, I wouldn't be putting a verandah on the northern side of the home. This will result in too much shade in winter. Ideally you…

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ddarroch
Oct 24, 2020 11:43 am

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