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Aga
Aga
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Verdant Hill Tarneit

Verdant Hill Tarneit
1 ... 7, 8, 9

Hi Shekhar313, Is the contract ready and just needed to be signed by you? Please also speak with your broker. Some lenders are ok to have the land loan application first…

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Aga
Sep 15, 2019 10:57 pm

Guttering pop size

Guttering pop size

90mm. You wouldn't have any possible need for a 100mm downpipe on 115mm quad in any case. The downpipe covers the pop. Plumbers just don't think to install the pop from…

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SaveH2O
Sep 15, 2019 10:44 pm
SaveH2O

Carlisle Sheraton Journey - Radiant Floor Heating Feedback?

Carlisle Sheraton Journey - Radiant Floor Heating Feedback?
VIC

In the electrical plan, my wife wanted to have the heat lamp in the bathroom which I didn’t like as it doesn’t look nice and reading some where the UV might cause bad…

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makido
Sep 15, 2019 10:05 pm

Clarendon Boston 35

Clarendon Boston 35
NSW
1, 2, 3, 4, 5

Thanks mate

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sam_syd
Sep 15, 2019 9:39 pm

White House exterior colours help!

White House exterior colours help!

our house is resene truffle i think its half strength you can go a lighter version like quarter strength if you like.. its not white tho just an off white beige

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eirrac
Sep 15, 2019 9:21 pm

Outdoor kitchen ideas

Outdoor kitchen ideas

Hi all We are planning an outdoor kitchen. We have two options as listed below Option 1: Kitchen will be built to left hand side of undercover pergola. The view will be…

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eirrac
Sep 15, 2019 9:19 pm

Are mature plants worth anything

Are mature plants worth anything

In my experience, transplanting hedges they will die unless you planted them recently... I have never had success moving them even digging massive holes around the roots.

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eirrac
Sep 15, 2019 9:15 pm

Pool fence

Pool fence

Hi all We are in the process of building a pool/planning a pool. We are thinking of going full frameless glass around one part, a full screen from roof to ceiling on…

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eirrac
Sep 15, 2019 9:14 pm

Building contract deposit refund

Building contract deposit refund

Thanks for replying... I paid an initial deposit of $2000 and I didn't expect them to refund that but they are adding another $2000 making it a total of 4k... I will…

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Ntandon5
Sep 15, 2019 9:02 pm
V002
V002
3 h

Need some advice about building proposal

Need some advice about building proposal

It applies to assets that were purchased on or after 20 September 1985. As I understand it you don't pay CGT on property if it was bought before…

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V002
Sep 15, 2019 8:48 pm

Building a smart home, advise wanted

Building a smart home, advise wanted
1, 2

thanks, all noted. do you use ctec smart light switches? Any feedback? Oh no I haven't done anything yet but being doing some research so I know a few things.…

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twotwopig
Sep 15, 2019 8:43 pm

Our First Home with My Homes WA, Perth

Our First Home with My Homes WA, Perth
WA
1, 2

Hey Suzi. Great to hear that. Overall did you have a good build?

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chekii
Sep 15, 2019 8:03 pm

Hi Chris77, Sorry been a bit slow to reply - been busy this week with work and family matters. But managed to get in during the week and take various pics of the kitchen,…

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SuperSabre76
Sep 15, 2019 7:24 pm

Rainwater tank/Stormwater

Rainwater tank/Stormwater

To be compliant with the Victorian 6 Star Standard and unless you have either a solar HWS or recycled water connected, the tank must harvest a minimum 50 sq m…

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SaveH2O
Sep 15, 2019 7:08 pm
SaveH2O

The Bl*me Game

The Bl*me Game

Unfortunately I am out of my warranty period, but I’ve been on the merry-go-round with the builder, engineers, government agencies and lawyers. I would like to go…

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Harts
Sep 15, 2019 5:13 pm

North Kellyville Bushfires Prone land? What to expect?

North Kellyville Bushfires Prone land? What to expect?

Hi Faykis, I have noticed you have enquired about land off Mapleton Ave. We are looking at Lot 4. Have you been able to source any further information regarding the APZ…

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rromeo
Sep 15, 2019 5:03 pm

My experience buying windows in China

My experience buying windows in China
1, 2

not sure about the delivery times as they are still under construction, but Tony can probably advise better. Btw, I also ordered 10.4m of fixed Skylights for the Outdoor…

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vakman
Sep 15, 2019 4:57 pm

Coral Homes general build thread

Coral Homes general build thread
QLD
1 ... 575, 576, 577

We have built the Daydream 32 and are looking at putting in ducted air conditioning. What brands and types of systems have people gone with? Thanks 😊

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GCGirl
Sep 15, 2019 3:45 pm
GCGirl

Restrictive Covenant Roofing Question

Restrictive Covenant Roofing Question

Good answer from darb74 Most covenants will have expiry date, check your title then ask your lawyer.

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building-expert
Sep 15, 2019 2:31 pm
building-expert

Metricon Sentosa 52 Modified

Metricon Sentosa 52 Modified
1 ... 5, 6, 7

53 sqaures. Hallway looks big probably cause the stairs are not installed yet. Haha but I selected the open type ones so it should still feel spacious

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Freak_Zombie
Sep 15, 2019 1:27 pm
clath
clath
11 h

Possible broken pipe .somewhere

Possible broken pipe .somewhere

I told them about the drainage issues . Spoke them over the phone and emailed I've gone through my old emails . Only can find emails on other defects . I will still…

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clath
Sep 15, 2019 1:16 pm
clath
SteveT
SteveT
12 h

Sydney water vent pipes

Sydney water vent pipes

Hi I am building a swimming pool unfortunately running through garden are a sewer line and a vent shaft. Seems funny but apparently i can build over sewer line as long as…

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SteveT
Sep 15, 2019 11:56 am
SteveT
SteveT
12 h

Encase sewer pre KDR and fencing near manhole

Encase sewer pre KDR and fencing near manhole

Hi I am building a swimming pool unfortunately running through garden are a sewer line and a vent shaft. Seems funny but apparently i can build over sewer line as long as…

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SteveT
Sep 15, 2019 11:54 am

Building with MOMU @ Duncraig

Building with MOMU @ Duncraig

You must ask them for an itemized breakup of the site-works. Then you can confirm if every item is fixed or some are provisional. You can't be too careful with the…

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My_Dream_House
Sep 15, 2019 11:43 am
My_Dream_House

How to know fall in land and how much would it cost extra ?

How to know fall in land and how much would it cost extra ?

The new Estate developers should have surveyed Plans with contours, also check with the local Council?

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StructuralBIMGuy
Sep 15, 2019 9:59 am
StructuralBIMGuy
Ramee
Ramee
18 h

Our first home build Sorrento 39 with Carlisle homes

Our first home build Sorrento 39 with Carlisle homes
VIC
1 ... 5, 6, 7

So PCI went relatively ok, except we couldn't meet the supervisor as he did let us know that he will be going for holidays for a week. Another guy is looking after his…

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Ramee
Sep 15, 2019 6:40 am
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Drew01
Sep 14, 2019 11:45 pm
Drew01
Huhness
Huhness
Yesterday

Elba Kitchens

Elba Kitchens

They supply and install ALL cabinetry for several builders in sydney, which would equate to 1000's of kitchens a year. They have 5 reviews over the past 7 years. I don't…

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Huhness
Sep 14, 2019 8:59 pm
Huhness
bindiya
bindiya
Yesterday

Anyone building in Ashford Park estate, Werribee?

Anyone building in Ashford Park estate, Werribee?
VIC
1, 2

Hey Reneeh Which lot are you. I am from Sydney and mind is 106 stage 1 I was told it will be titled in July and still no news Wondering if you guys are aware about any…

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bindiya
Sep 14, 2019 8:36 pm
MrsAJ
MrsAJ
Yesterday

Manhattan 21 heavily modified - Coral Homes

Manhattan 21 heavily modified - Coral Homes
QLD
1 ... 6, 7, 8

Any suggestions for plants for front of the house. Thinking of Cordylene at right corner , what goes well next to Cordylene? Not anything bushy. Less than Cordylene…

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MrsAJ
Sep 14, 2019 8:17 pm
ssvdara
ssvdara
Yesterday

Metronest Homes

Metronest Homes

Surprised to see that water meter connections are in place. That’s a good positive step.... Can’t wait to see the fence go around work to commence..

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ssvdara
Sep 14, 2019 5:41 pm
Rachels
Rachels
Yesterday

Porter Davis Vermont 33

Porter Davis Vermont 33

Hi all, we are building the Porter Davis Vermont 33. We are very undecided on the front facade. We are now considering the King Island Facade. Has anyone done this,…

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Rachels
Sep 14, 2019 4:17 pm

Just came back from the site. Looks like they have levelled up the site with sand for boxing beginning from Monday. Plumber, gar fitter and little electrical will be done…

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powersquad
Sep 14, 2019 2:38 pm
mothbox
mothbox
Yesterday

Removing Paint from External Brick (full house)

Removing Paint from External Brick (full house)

I have recently moved into a brick veneer house which has been painted for a long time. The paint job needs to be re-done and…

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mothbox
Sep 14, 2019 1:51 pm
kumar2015
kumar2015
14 September

Small vs big size lots

Small vs big size lots

Thanks much for the brief. Any idea about attached town houses as it does not seem to be a brick , but metal or plastic? as I am new to building aspects, I am asking…

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kumar2015
Sep 14, 2019 9:30 am
alexp79
alexp79
13 September

Use of Structural Insulated Panels

Use of Structural Insulated Panels
1 ... 4, 5, 6

Outside facing Magnesium Oxide panels will have issues with corrosion of nails, screws, etc. unless Magnesium Sulfide panels are used instead. MGO/MGS panels are one of…

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alexp79
Sep 13, 2019 10:43 pm
sco77k
sco77k
13 September

Separate garage build Sydney

Separate garage build Sydney

Hi everyone, I am looking to build a stand alone double garage in Sydney. I have received several quotes and would like to know what everyone believes it should…

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sco77k
Sep 13, 2019 10:25 pm
sco77k
Davidkilmer75
Davidkilmer75
13 September

Look for quality Building Consultants

Look for quality Building Consultants

Cheers. Yep big concern. We need them to be independent and not advocate, otherwise their report is useless.

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Davidkilmer75
Sep 13, 2019 8:25 pm
ACJ4224
ACJ4224
13 September

BOLD LIVING CALYPSO 189 - FIRST HOME - BRISBANE

BOLD LIVING CALYPSO 189 - FIRST HOME - BRISBANE
QLD
1, 2

Thank you so much!! Very helpful. Appreciate it. x.

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ACJ4224
Sep 13, 2019 8:23 pm

There was a bit of work going on in the interior this week. They have chased the walls for the electrical cables, and installed the plaster beads on the walls. The…

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amilelka
Sep 13, 2019 7:29 pm
V.Aus2013
V.Aus2013
13 September

Tender presentation with Hall & Hart

Tender presentation with Hall & Hart

Hi Amanda, Is it possible, we can chat over the phone and share the information ? Please call me , I have inbox my number to you in private message? Thanks, vic

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V.Aus2013
Sep 13, 2019 6:52 pm

This has been in the works for many years, afraid to take the jump to build but it's now or never so ahead we go. We are still working on the plan as we are waiting on…

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summer5555
Sep 13, 2019 5:27 pm
Small Minds
Small Minds
13 September

Darbecca Quote on Inspection Reasonable?

Darbecca Quote on Inspection Reasonable?
1, 2

I can clearly state that they are in a very good position to guide you. Happy hunting with the land.

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Small Minds
Sep 13, 2019 5:25 pm
MariaSmith
MariaSmith
13 September

Modern look for my bedroom

Modern look for my bedroom

Hi Maria, I recently had my whole house renovated and one of my friend suggested me to go for a minimalist look. I should tell you it really went well with my style, my…

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MariaSmith
Sep 13, 2019 5:14 pm
Moozi
Moozi
13 September

SIP PANEL BUILDING

SIP PANEL BUILDING
WA

structuralBIMGuy PE Cladding and SIPs are 2 very different materials. I have given examples in a reply to you on another page, see below...

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Moozi
Sep 13, 2019 3:16 pm
rajesh
rajesh
13 September

Construction drawing issue

Construction drawing issue

Thank you all for your feedback. Yes, it is also my understanding that If - Acoustic insulation between floor - is in the drawing then it is in the contract unless…

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rajesh
Sep 13, 2019 2:43 pm
SaveH2O
SaveH2O
13 September

Water tank pipe leak

Water tank pipe leak

The compression ring at the mains water line's ball valve almost certainly is the problem and a plumber wouldn't be there more than 1/2 hour of which…

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SaveH2O
Sep 13, 2019 11:39 am
SaveH2O
Norfolk
Norfolk
13 September

Who else is building with Eden Brae?

Who else is building with Eden Brae?
NSW
1 ... 768, 769, 770

If you only inspect and identify defects at the final stage it will probably be too late and too impractical to fix them. better to check things independently as you go…

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Norfolk
Sep 13, 2019 9:59 am

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