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Complying Development Setback - Northern Beaches Council

Complying Development Setback - Northern Beaches Council

Call or email your Council and they will provide you with all the information before you go any further. Send an email with all the information and do a follow-up call…

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Mox80
Jan 23, 2022 11:47 pm

Help need .. can i pullout home and land package

Help need .. can i pullout home and land package

The land and build contracts are two different contracts unless the developer has merged both or has a special clause where you have to build with their builder. What is…

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Mox80
Jan 23, 2022 11:42 pm

Banksia House from YourHome Passive Design

Banksia House from YourHome Passive Design

Hi there, Yeah I looked into rossdale as they were the only volume builder who were willing to sit down with me after I showed them my brief. I quickly found out that…

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stonesthrow
Jan 23, 2022 11:34 pm

West facing window in Canberra

West facing window in Canberra

It is! I'm sure it does, but we've been given little feedback on it. I've been doing my own research using solar-path modelling. Removing that west-facing window has…

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antler
Jan 23, 2022 11:01 pm

Building with Fairmont Homes NSW - Balmoral 42

Building with Fairmont Homes NSW - Balmoral 42
1, 2

Plenty, nothing structural / major though. Just plenty of little things, (e.g. painting issues, sliding doors move to much in rollers so can't lock, front door doesn't…

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Gildea
Jan 23, 2022 10:10 pm

Thomas Archer Hue 44 Bayside Build - 2021

Thomas Archer Hue 44 Bayside Build - 2021

When we paid the deposit in March 2021 build start was always going to be around May 2022. Obviously things haven’t been great for the industry re: supply and…

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Kelmartian
Jan 23, 2022 7:53 pm

Yes, we understand that, we are just wanting to streamline the Red tape, as over 90% of DAT's are purchased & installed by the Farmer. Knowing what the Conduit Codes are…

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The Raptor
Jan 23, 2022 5:33 pm
The Raptor

Wall cracks, building footpath as per CSIRO BTF18

Wall cracks, building footpath as per CSIRO BTF18

Thanks so much! I bought the house in 2017 and it has been managed by a property manager. I have asked the PM to take the pictures of the cracks but this is somehow very…

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lukazi
Jan 23, 2022 5:08 pm

Contract Tips Before Signing

Contract Tips Before Signing

Hey dvan I wrote a blog with Feel free to ask any questions also - would be happy to help out!

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Homebuildguide-Colin
Jan 23, 2022 5:00 pm
Homebuildguide-Colin

Should we go ahead with double story extension on top of waf

Should we go ahead with double story extension on top of waf

Thanks for sending that through. The proposed plan seems functional but the budget may end up being quite tight. The issue with working with existing building is that…

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Homebuildguide-Colin
Jan 23, 2022 4:57 pm
Homebuildguide-Colin

Fairmont NSW Balmoral

Fairmont NSW Balmoral
NSW

We are yet to build with Fairmont NSW for the Balmoral 42. Just curious to find out any experiences or issues from those who have built with Fairmont NSW. How many years…

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caphe
Jan 23, 2022 4:54 pm

Reputable pool repair/service companies

Reputable pool repair/service companies

I moved to my property last year in Oct and one of the clauses was "Pool and its equipment to be in good working order" Well pretty much none of it was except for a…

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TeresainGB
Jan 23, 2022 4:39 pm

AllCastle - Electrical inclusion (grey area)

AllCastle - Electrical inclusion (grey area)

Yes that is how I read it too. However, I would just send them an email & ask for written clarification in any case. The exact number of all electrical supplies should…

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Homebuildguide-Colin
Jan 23, 2022 3:31 pm
Homebuildguide-Colin

Multipurpose Media Room Design/Layout Advice

Multipurpose Media Room Design/Layout Advice

I haven't done much research into switches recently, I'd see if it allows you to adjust the latency of the outputs to ensure you can adjust and sync the projector and…

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Spazzen
Jan 23, 2022 3:24 pm
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Homebuildguide-Colin
Jan 23, 2022 2:27 pm
Homebuildguide-Colin

Extensions - suggestions and advice welcome

Extensions - suggestions and advice welcome

Hey melandBlitz Good luck with your project. that gives details about the different stages of a custom home build. Extensions follow a similar process. These are the…

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Homebuildguide-Colin
Jan 23, 2022 12:25 pm
Homebuildguide-Colin

How much did my build cost?

How much did my build cost?

Hey bbarbosa85 - good luck with your build! There is a lot of great info on here to lean on. How far along in the project are you?

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Homebuildguide-Colin
Jan 23, 2022 11:59 am
Homebuildguide-Colin

Custom Build - Tender Presentation 24th Jan

Custom Build - Tender Presentation 24th Jan
1, 2

That's great, best of luck. I hope the tender comes back as expected. Understanding what custom builders quote includes and excludes can be tricky. Builders should…

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Homebuildguide-Colin
Jan 23, 2022 11:21 am
Homebuildguide-Colin

Defective frame

Defective frame

Those defects need to be fixed Also request a certified alternate method for fixing defective connections, ie crack, splits, etc, in writing To help with the…

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StructuralBIMGuy
Jan 23, 2022 10:00 am
StructuralBIMGuy

Apsley by Qube Mandogalup - Kwinana WA

Apsley by Qube Mandogalup - Kwinana WA
WA

Oh that sucks. no Notice yet. I will follow up and get back to you. Good luck.

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sonycontactsforhitesh
Jan 23, 2022 1:51 am
Mox80
Mox80
Yesterday

Brick colours to go with Light coloured cocnrete roof tiles.

Brick colours to go with Light coloured cocnrete roof tiles.
NSW

Just ordered austral brick castellana. Cheaper than PGH. You and builder will save Se below PGH colour range. Take a tile sample and visit a PGH showroom

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Mox80
Jan 23, 2022 12:27 am
Mox80
Mox80
Yesterday

Interior walls cracks

Interior walls cracks

Do you have issues opening and closing windows or doors? If so it's your slab. The engineers will install a tall tale to measure the movement and crack and will draft a…

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Mox80
Jan 23, 2022 12:21 am
lukazi
lukazi
Yesterday

Recommend structural eng and concreter in Melbourne

Recommend structural eng and concreter in Melbourne

Hi guys, I have some cracks in my Melbourne property. I had it inspected by a structural engineer however he now seems too busy, also with poor communication. I also need…

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lukazi
Jan 22, 2022 6:33 pm
Adam_17
Adam_17
Yesterday

Building with Wisdom Homes

Building with Wisdom Homes
NSW
1 ... 814, 815, 816

I'm in brick stage. They started on the 14th of January and they're one third complete.

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Adam_17
Jan 22, 2022 6:28 pm
Berek
Berek
22 January

Tondelver House - Shipping Container Build

Tondelver House - Shipping Container Build
1 ... 15, 16, 17

Yep looks good. So satisfying when the final coat goes on. It is, as you said, no more looking at it as something that still needs doing.

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Berek
Jan 22, 2022 1:32 pm
Marge1
Marge1
22 January

New home build

New home build

Yes. Your absolutely right Kippers ( and Pulse). I am finding this all out. I was a little harsh with them at first but Then reached an agreement. Many thanks for the…

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Marge1
Jan 22, 2022 5:30 am
buttleradam15
buttleradam15
22 January

Cracking on beam joining with wall - concern ?

Cracking on beam joining with wall - concern ?

You can introduce a mesh between the beam and the wall say about 150 mm width throughout the joint before plastering. This will…

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buttleradam15
Jan 22, 2022 1:13 am
buildone
buildone
22 January

Storm water pit lifting

Storm water pit lifting

I don't think the plan here is to move pit up or down, it is just to bring to the level by adding more to increase height. The surcharge pipe should stay where it is (are…

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buildone
Jan 22, 2022 12:21 am
buildone
buildone
22 January

Concrete substitute for driveway

Concrete substitute for driveway

Spot on Chris. The only problem with pavers is its moving capabilities and if one paver moves then the rest will follow.

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buildone
Jan 22, 2022 12:18 am

Bad Concrete Pour

Bad Concrete Pour

How to plan a good concrete pour and avoid a bad one 1.Make sure you and the trades have the full engineering details and specifications beforehand 2.Have the compaction,…

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StructuralBIMGuy
Jan 21, 2022 11:43 pm
StructuralBIMGuy
pw168
pw168
21 January

Awnings on Hebel

Awnings on Hebel

I’m also interested in installing a retractable awning on my Hegel wall. Please PM me details of the Hegel rep. Thanks in advance. Cheers Paul

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pw168
Jan 21, 2022 11:35 pm
Flamingo
Flamingo
21 January

Hotondo Homes in Administration

Hotondo Homes in Administration

I was at Home World the other day, I see some builders have promotion for 18 months price lock, if I am not wrong, it is McDonald Jones Homes, I don't think it's purely…

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Flamingo
Jan 21, 2022 9:47 pm

Hi All Looking at predominately using a black / dark timbergrain loo cabinetry in our kitchen / home cabinetry but concerned about fingerprints and marks. see below for…

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wrexter
Jan 21, 2022 3:02 pm
wrexter

Custom Home Building Blog

Custom Home Building Blog
VIC

Hey everyone I started…

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Homebuildguide-Colin
Jan 21, 2022 2:28 pm
Homebuildguide-Colin
build2020
build2020
21 January

Pre final inspection-outstanding

Pre final inspection-outstanding
VIC

Fantastic news re Thomas Archer. We are currently building with them and they have been fantastic.

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build2020
Jan 21, 2022 2:19 pm
AlexxT2020
AlexxT2020
21 January

Basement Cooling and Heating

Basement Cooling and Heating

You could check with if having an AC will work for your basement. I've tried their services before and I'm pretty happy with…

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AlexxT2020
Jan 21, 2022 1:48 pm
Base
Base
21 January

Canberra - why no building contracts act for ACT?

Canberra - why no building contracts act for ACT?

While building in the ACT I experienced multiple frustrating moments as the builder was using a great degree discretion (in his favour) in the interpretation of some…

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Base
Jan 21, 2022 11:13 am
murtaza.sh
murtaza.sh
21 January

Bonaire vs Braemar Gas Ducted Heating (MB6-31XA Vs TQM6x32)

Bonaire vs Braemar Gas Ducted Heating (MB6-31XA Vs TQM6x32)

Wise decision mate. How much variation fee they have charged you apart from the upgrades? REPLY

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murtaza.sh
Jan 21, 2022 10:41 am
murtaza.sh
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maverick123
Jan 21, 2022 9:17 am

Today we have some ideas for house to give you the audience to spark their creativity. in the design of the fence What kind will there be? Let's go see. 1. Beautifully…

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Boomza
Jan 21, 2022 4:19 am
buildone
buildone
21 January

weep holes

weep holes

whoever put the concrete for you should have known that. They did not excavate for you. Thus, when you are Owner Builder, just don't look for cheaper tradies. It is very…

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buildone
Jan 21, 2022 12:25 am
viju_009
viju_009
20 January

Splashback decisions

Splashback decisions

Thank you arcadelt, will give it a go.

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viju_009
Jan 20, 2022 10:33 pm
murtaza.sh
murtaza.sh
20 January

Building with SJD Homes in 2020 - Charleston 310 customised

Building with SJD Homes in 2020 - Charleston 310 customised
VIC
1, 2

BTW guys, my house has been completed and handed over on 20 July 2021. However, I got lazy to post updates or pictures etc... I will share my experience with SJD Homes…

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murtaza.sh
Jan 20, 2022 6:55 pm
murtaza.sh
r_13
r_13
20 January

Carlisle Homes Special Conditions and Contract Specification

Carlisle Homes Special Conditions and Contract Specification
VIC

From memory Carlisle's contract also states something to the effect that waterproofing warranty will be void unless it is inspected every 12 months (several parts like…

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r_13
Jan 20, 2022 4:43 pm
r_13
enzso
enzso
20 January

Welsh Homes/Harmac Homes/Ridge Homes

Welsh Homes/Harmac Homes/Ridge Homes

just giving this one a little bump

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enzso
Jan 20, 2022 3:35 pm

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