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McDonald Jones Homes (Hamilton 5) - First Build

McDonald Jones Homes (Hamilton 5) - First Build

Hi, Could I also get some info on the base price quoted pls? Also, I notice we might be building in the same area(based on a response to one of my earlier posts). we…

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RagRad
Apr 11, 2020 4:21 am

Finish dishwashing tablets

Finish dishwashing tablets
1, 2, 3

If your dishes are not cleaned properly or there is any residue left over them you can choose a best detergent here or if your dishes have a cloudy look then you can go for

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nooralamgxp
Apr 11, 2020 4:09 am

Dishwashers !!!

Dishwashers !!!
VIC

Bosch dishwashers are better than all others. If you are using Bosch Dishwashers, you can find best detergents here

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nooralamgxp
Apr 11, 2020 4:03 am

Asko Or Bosch Washing Machine

Asko Or Bosch Washing Machine

Yes, Bosch dishwashers are better than all others. If you are using Bosch Dishwashers, you can find best detergents here

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nooralamgxp
Apr 11, 2020 4:00 am

Retaining wall build advice

Retaining wall build advice

I'm looking to build a 0.8m high wall that's about 10 meters long using left over bricks from my build. Options I'm thinking of are; 1. Double brick wall 2. Single brick…

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theRealDeal
Apr 11, 2020 12:20 am

Building in these uncertain times

Building in these uncertain times

I wouldn't take a big step in the current situation. Weather the storm and go for it later. Who knows may be the government gonna tight up regulations and you will be…

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MiddleMark
Apr 10, 2020 10:14 pm

Interior design software

Interior design software

Try out , nice visualisation and rendering, precise dimensions and lots of projects

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Mark Smiths
Apr 10, 2020 9:46 pm

Two different types of concrete for driveway and permiter pa

Two different types of concrete for driveway and permiter pa
SA

Hi, Just wondering does anyone have experience with using exposed aggregate for driveway and the front perimeter path and then connecting around to the side path where it…

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Jakez84
Apr 10, 2020 9:14 pm

How do you clean gutters ?

How do you clean gutters ?

I would be going for gutter guards to avoid the cleaning.

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bashworth
Apr 10, 2020 8:34 pm
bashworth

Singhs homes

Singhs homes
VIC

Thanks abhi for the prompt response.

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aks4058
Apr 10, 2020 4:55 pm

Metronest Homes

Metronest Homes
1, 2

Hi ssvadra, I followed your journey with Metronest. How did you go with Branko? What feedback they had on Q & A with metrnest? Overall how was your experience with…

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aks4058
Apr 10, 2020 3:30 pm
Helz
Helz
15 h

Bamboo floors

Bamboo floors

Have read heaps of reviews of bamboo floor brands. My worry is cupping buckling expanding etc from high humidity after they’ve been laid. Have bamboo floors now that…

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Helz
Apr 10, 2020 3:18 pm

Rangehood performance bottleneck

Rangehood performance bottleneck

I think that would work as it would increase the ducting capacity.

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arcadelt
Apr 10, 2020 1:19 pm

Building with Hall & Hart Homes

Building with Hall & Hart Homes
NSW
1 ... 45, 46, 47

Hi there, have you found someone to do your landscape plan?

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greenhipster
Apr 10, 2020 1:05 pm

Build time

Build time
VIC

Hi, Just wondering how long it took your builders to complete the final stage of building? We are currently getting the painting done. How long roughly does it take to…

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Hosneyahq24
Apr 10, 2020 12:50 pm

Roof frame construction

Roof frame construction

Hey rexpark welcome to the forum Then the wall plate is non compliant if it is not as per the engineers details The builder will have to go back to the Engineer and have…

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StructuralBIMGuy
Apr 10, 2020 11:28 am
StructuralBIMGuy

Do these deck posts look like they meet standards?

Do these deck posts look like they meet standards?

I suggest you use /provide proper certified details to the carpenter/builder Rather than rely on what he offers or tells you. That way you will avoid non compliance and…

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StructuralBIMGuy
Apr 10, 2020 10:06 am
StructuralBIMGuy

Rendered Window Sill

Rendered Window Sill

What is the building standard for the fall on a window sill? My builder has made the sills without the normal brick sill which has a good fall on it. The rendered sill…

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Jim7654
Apr 10, 2020 8:44 am
Melissa.b
Melissa.b
Yesterday

Kitchen help needed

Kitchen help needed

I received my drawings from the cabinet maker today. I’m not sure about the bulk heads on top of the cabinets and fridge. My initial thought was to make the cabinets go…

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Melissa.b
Apr 09, 2020 10:29 pm
starter
starter
Yesterday

NAWKAW - staining brick colour

NAWKAW - staining brick colour

When things don't go according to plan and the bricks need a change of colour. Hoping that someone can show me a photo of work carried out by…

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starter
Apr 09, 2020 9:30 pm
ddarroch
ddarroch
Yesterday

Full Cladding or semi?

Full Cladding or semi?

I think it should be fine. Though honestly, I'm not an expert. Glad to hear you're upping the insulation levels.

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ddarroch
Apr 09, 2020 9:22 pm

Looking for recommendations for builders, renderers? plumbers....melbourne south east. I have quite a fair bit of work that needs to be done, bathroom reno (I want to…

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wario
Apr 09, 2020 8:30 pm
B_A_S
B_A_S
Yesterday

New build and intro - Coral Winton 26 @ Griffin Pocket

New build and intro - Coral Winton 26 @ Griffin Pocket

How long has it taken from being approved to having the slab down?

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B_A_S
Apr 09, 2020 7:13 pm
Funk52
Funk52
Yesterday

Building with Wisdom Homes

Building with Wisdom Homes
NSW
1 ... 784, 785, 786

Good question, because I don't actually want any of the species on my plan. Do the certifiers actually check that carefully?

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Funk52
Apr 09, 2020 6:44 pm
GrahamB
GrahamB
9 April

Importing materials from overseas

Importing materials from overseas

The most important thing about buying from overseas, is that they have people on the ground near you. Things get shipped, broken or damaged, then the company here can…

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GrahamB
Apr 09, 2020 6:13 pm

Hamptons inspired architect design with attached granny flat

Hamptons inspired architect design with attached granny flat
NSW
1 ... 9, 10, 11

That will look beautiful. I think it’s a very versatile tile, and it comes in so many patterns to go with so many styles. There’s quite a few photos on Insta that show this.

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Hillsbuilds
Apr 09, 2020 5:44 pm

I have a Blood orange & a Tangelo citrus tree. Both have something eating the life out of them. They are in with my frangipani garden and they do not have any pests at all…

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dalaner
Apr 09, 2020 5:28 pm
vin83
vin83
9 April

Rawson Seaview 36 - Schofields

Rawson Seaview 36 - Schofields
1, 2

Same situation here Sunny. However, it is better to continue the initial process and future is unknown, so atleats if we cross the contract stage our tender pricing will…

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vin83
Apr 09, 2020 4:53 pm
vin83
arunpandit
arunpandit
9 April

Anyone ever build an apartment building?

Anyone ever build an apartment building?

Any Updates??? _______________________________________________________________________________________________

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arunpandit
Apr 09, 2020 4:30 pm
vgolfoz
vgolfoz
9 April

DIY Tuckpointing

DIY Tuckpointing

Probably right! I was thinking of trying on a small patch of bricks around the side of the house and seeing how that goes. Will probably give me a reality check!

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vgolfoz
Apr 09, 2020 4:03 pm
Aoki
Aoki
9 April

Building At Macarthur Heights (UWS Campbelltown)

Building At Macarthur Heights (UWS Campbelltown)
NSW
1 ... 13, 14, 15

We have been told by builder that only wet areas are required to be done by them before handover. We have also been advised by them that if we want to cut some costs…

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Aoki
Apr 09, 2020 1:42 pm

Brick work Mortar cracks

Brick work Mortar cracks
NSW

It would be a good idea to Reference the crack and photos here Cheers Chris

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StructuralBIMGuy
Apr 09, 2020 12:46 pm
StructuralBIMGuy
luxbuild
luxbuild
9 April

PCI during pandemic restrictions and consumer rights?

PCI during pandemic restrictions and consumer rights?

Ah thats excellent and makes it easy to check. and they're less than $5. I see a 2m spirit level is $180 and a 2m straight edge is $43. You could use that with a…

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luxbuild
Apr 09, 2020 12:33 pm

Here is an example of how to check, measure and log Brick Crack data/details during your site visit Using the Please Print, mark-up and use this template along with…

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StructuralBIMGuy
Apr 09, 2020 12:20 pm
StructuralBIMGuy
Harweeeee
Harweeeee
9 April

Coral Homes Grange 22 Build - QLD

Coral Homes Grange 22 Build - QLD
QLD
1, 2

I thought the same when the broker rang lol... seems pretty real though so far :lol:

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Harweeeee
Apr 09, 2020 10:28 am
Harweeeee
Sparkyf
Sparkyf
9 April

Knock Down Rebuild - Doulton 57 Classique

Knock Down Rebuild - Doulton 57 Classique
1 ... 5, 6, 7

We wanted to do a three car garage, but that wouldn't leave any room at the side for the trades to take things around the house (i.e. bricks, framing, etc). Plus they said…

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Sparkyf
Apr 09, 2020 10:11 am
Sparkyf
Aaronbice
Aaronbice
9 April

Need help With Bathroom Renovation

Need help With Bathroom Renovation

Hi, I'm planning to renovate our ensuite bathroom.…

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Aaronbice
Apr 09, 2020 2:54 am
Aaronbice
Aaronbice
9 April

Paint colour HELP!!!!!!

Paint colour HELP!!!!!!

I’m just a brilliant white and dark grey person. Do you have a preference of paint brands, or what…

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Aaronbice
Apr 09, 2020 2:47 am
Leeota
Leeota
9 April

Thomas Archer Bayside Build

Thomas Archer Bayside Build
VIC
1, 2

😩 How frustrating! One of the last things you expect to cause an issue. Looking forward to seeing some pics and how it progresses!

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Leeota
Apr 09, 2020 2:00 am

Hi Members, I am building my first home with Henley. Design which i chosen is Monaco 28 with Rear Master Bedroom. I have done the color selection last week Below is the…

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nayammd
Apr 09, 2020 1:27 am

Hebel Power Floor

Hebel Power Floor

We have hebel floors in our build (currently at fitout stage). Feels nice and solid, the tradies who come by usually comment positively on it. Costs more to install of…

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Hillsbuilds
Apr 09, 2020 12:52 am
sbanu
sbanu
8 April

HIA agreement help

HIA agreement help
NSW

Thanks guys . I thought so too. They’ve posted the contract out . I’ll have a look at it once I receive it and check what they’ve included in it . They were quite…

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sbanu
Apr 08, 2020 11:17 pm
TanyaK
TanyaK
8 April

Building a Doulton in Geelong

Building a Doulton in Geelong
VIC

Hi, I was just going through your posts and was happy to see that someone else is also building Doulton in Geelong. We are building in Highton. Where are you building? Our…

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TanyaK
Apr 08, 2020 10:20 pm
Hadis
Hadis
8 April

Frontage setback

Frontage setback

Hi Archline, Thanks so much, It was very helpful.

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Hadis
Apr 08, 2020 9:38 pm

Choosing an independent building inspector, Perth

Choosing an independent building inspector, Perth
WA

I used Lewis from Cap-It-All Inspections and he was great - very thorough and quick to produce his written reports. Cost about $2,3k for 5 stages of a double storey build,…

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HereForHelp
Apr 08, 2020 3:45 pm
Steve4216
Steve4216
8 April

Garden shed whose responsibility

Garden shed whose responsibility
VIC

This all should be in your contract. If it isn't then it's not a requirement of the builder

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Steve4216
Apr 08, 2020 2:39 pm
DaniB
DaniB
8 April

Garage lights positioning

Garage lights positioning

Thanks for your suggestion Brett

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DaniB
Apr 08, 2020 12:42 pm
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Donna Beecham
Apr 08, 2020 12:25 pm
MIC Martin
MIC Martin
8 April

Mounting Tv on pocket door wall

Mounting Tv on pocket door wall

are you sure that's a solid wall to mount your TV? if its not, there gonna be many problems after.. there's a TV holder which can move your TV on the shelf or you can…

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MIC Martin
Apr 08, 2020 11:54 am
MIC Martin

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