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Wet roof insulation

Wet roof insulation

My bedroom is right under the part of the roof that leaks. I tried to fix it myself but I can't fix the problem, I'm waiting for a professional.

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MORTICE
Dec 08, 2021 1:30 am
MORTICE

Waterstop Angle at shower screen?

Waterstop Angle at shower screen?

Your explanation with the drawings make a lot of sense to me. I understand that the plastic angle is what we call the "Waterstop" to prevent water inside the shower area…

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tangle88
Dec 07, 2021 11:37 pm

Hi all, I am buying a property and it is still within 14days subjecting to building and pest inpections. I got an inspector to carry out the work and obtained the…

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JeffT
Dec 07, 2021 11:29 pm

GJ Gardner vs Zac Homes

GJ Gardner vs Zac Homes

Hi an3035, can i ask who you ended up going with? We are considering GJ Liverpool.

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Stnew
Dec 07, 2021 11:05 pm

My building progress

My building progress

tranlan257 thanks for sharing and all the best with your build! RameshN yes, it's dragged on for so long. I'm just itching to build... The notice is that they are not…

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kennyc
Dec 07, 2021 10:55 pm

Right time to lock builder when title is 8 months away.

Right time to lock builder when title is 8 months away.
VIC

You run the risk of locking in now and getting price increases (they usually only have in the contract a 90 day hold on prices). We locked in a bit earlier than we should…

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Echo2k3
Dec 07, 2021 10:53 pm

Currently building ??

Currently building ??
NSW

Unfortunately in WA that’s for most people, especially if your builder isn’t ahead of the game with scheduling and ordering :(

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Echo2k3
Dec 07, 2021 10:50 pm

Wet insulation

Wet insulation

I am building a 2 bedroom granny flat. While doing the roof the contractor left it open and nearly all insulation got wet. It rained for about 4 days. He didn't put any…

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nealrads01
Dec 07, 2021 10:34 pm

Rawson Homes - General Thread

Rawson Homes - General Thread
NSW
1 ... 38, 39, 40

Rawson filed our DA with non-compliant slope for driveway. How can a big builder who have build thousands of homes with driveway can’t get it right?

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Leona33
Dec 07, 2021 8:19 pm
Nosajk
Nosajk
11 h

First time builders- pit falls.

First time builders- pit falls.

Cheers and I agree with a lot of what you say. My contract says 20% builders margin. Whilst high I am happy to pay this. I’m not happy at between 50% and 200% though.…

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Nosajk
Dec 07, 2021 6:05 pm

Weatherboard Repair v. Cladding Upgrade (VIC)

Weatherboard Repair v. Cladding Upgrade (VIC)

Hey, Yes check out https://eurowood.com.au/aluminium-fabri ... -cladding/ they offer lightweight aluminium cladding panels in a variety of applications and colours…

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ChantalCameron
Dec 07, 2021 4:58 pm
ChantalCameron

DIY Retailing Wall

DIY Retailing Wall

Hi Forum, I am currently building a house and thinking to DIY the retaining wall after the handover. The wall is just over 1m at the highest point and is about 45m…

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Contaksujeet
Dec 07, 2021 4:53 pm

Timber Takeoffs service to framing

Timber Takeoffs service to framing

I am reaching out to the takeoffs service at https://tcaestimating.com.au/. If you know or have experience in this please give advice/feedback or recommend another. Ta.

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tranlan257
Dec 07, 2021 3:40 pm

Building a Doulton in Geelong

Building a Doulton in Geelong
VIC
1 ... 8, 9, 10

It wasn't the best one to work with, due to the double easements and slope which restricted the build size and options, but because the three houses at the back have…

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Sparkyf
Dec 07, 2021 3:19 pm
Sparkyf

Como Homes, Inspired homes and Oak Living

Como Homes, Inspired homes and Oak Living

Hi Ceddy_83. Thank you for responding so quickly. This makes us feel a lot better about things especially when we had such an uneasy feeling about the whole “inspired…

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AandNnewhome
Dec 07, 2021 2:18 pm

Velux skylights facing East

Velux skylights facing East

I think from memory, Velux only do the internal shade screens. External are from third party suppliers. I gave a mate of mine a hand to install an external motorised shade…

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Stewie D
Dec 07, 2021 12:50 pm
Blonde
Blonde
17 h

Choosing home builders

Choosing home builders

I honestly think it is a much of a muchness. You will always hear good and bad about all builders. Go with the plan you love.

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Blonde
Dec 07, 2021 12:39 pm
Blonde
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Blonde
Dec 07, 2021 12:29 pm
Blonde
Ash19
Ash19
18 h

Terminate Build Contract

Terminate Build Contract

Thanks John for the great advice!

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Ash19
Dec 07, 2021 11:17 am
Ash19
Ash19
18 h

Build to boundary Garage - Brisbane small lot code

Build to boundary Garage - Brisbane small lot code

Hi All, Hope you are doing well! Hoping someone is able to assist us with Brisbane City Council’s small lot code build to boundary garage regulation. We have a…

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Ash19
Dec 07, 2021 11:14 am
idev
idev
Yesterday

Builder recommendation

Builder recommendation

Hi all, looking for builder recommendation for two double story townhouse development in Melbourne eastern suburbs. I think I can't go to volume builder as we have custom…

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idev
Dec 07, 2021 12:05 am
dom0387
dom0387
Yesterday

Building Ridge RL and Max Height of Building over 8.5m!!

Building Ridge RL and Max Height of Building over 8.5m!!

We've lowered the pitch from 22.5 to 22.0 degrees (bringing the Ridge RL down by 60mm) and overall height of building is now 8.48m (below the 8.5m max height…

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dom0387
Dec 07, 2021 12:03 am
sminters
sminters
Yesterday

Thomas Archer Hue 44 Bayside Build - 2021

Thomas Archer Hue 44 Bayside Build - 2021

Thanks for sharing your experience. I'm late to the party and our build is already complete. I'm just finally getting around to documenting to share with others. It does…

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sminters
Dec 06, 2021 11:03 pm
babird
babird
Yesterday

CCTV, Security, Intercon - Metricon

CCTV, Security, Intercon - Metricon

Note that pricing might not be accurate as I'm not building with Metricon.🙂

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babird
Dec 06, 2021 11:00 pm
sminters
sminters
Yesterday

Thomas Archer Nouveau 41 Glen Eira Build [2021]

Thomas Archer Nouveau 41 Glen Eira Build [2021]
1, 2, 3, 4

Yes, that does seem odd. Ours is a regular fixed window. No colour or tint.

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sminters
Dec 06, 2021 10:58 pm
Doozer1905
Doozer1905
Yesterday

MoveHomes WA - Reviews?

MoveHomes WA - Reviews?
WA

Might want to look at a Facebook group called $honkybuilderswa (with an S not a $) I think there might be a few things there on them.

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Doozer1905
Dec 06, 2021 10:34 pm
NewGirl
NewGirl
Yesterday

Fixed Price Contract

Fixed Price Contract

Sorry! We are QLD.

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NewGirl
Dec 06, 2021 10:32 pm

Hi, Noticed my new slab wasnt straight and had crumbling edges. 3 weeks later it crumbles at the edges as you touch it. I raised my concerns with builder, they advised…

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Kristie.vassiliadis
Dec 06, 2021 9:51 pm
Redders
Redders
Yesterday

Defective concrete sleepers for retaining wall

Defective concrete sleepers for retaining wall

Thanks for all your input, really appreciate the chat.

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Redders
Dec 06, 2021 9:21 pm

Hi, I have been trying to get answers regarding the condition of my slab. It has many faults that will get inspected at frame stage but as my house is a zero lot…

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Kristie.vassiliadis
Dec 06, 2021 9:12 pm
Joker
Joker
Yesterday

Metronest

Metronest

Unfortunately your in a pretty common situation,get sweet talked from sales persons whom won't accurately represent your experience coming and at a minimum feel like u…

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Joker
Dec 06, 2021 7:04 pm

Hi, all I'm building a home studio myself (no previous construction experience) based on a design from a draftsman. I worked quite a bit out for myself, but I have a…

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Mikes005
Dec 06, 2021 6:46 pm
Mikes005
RameshN
RameshN
Yesterday

Building & Developing A Duplex In North Ryde

Building & Developing A Duplex In North Ryde
1, 2, 3, 4

Waiting for my external & internals selection appointments….

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RameshN
Dec 06, 2021 6:21 pm
arcadelt
arcadelt
Yesterday

Damage to flooring - liabilities and costs

Damage to flooring - liabilities and costs

Firstly, I doubt that would be the case if it can be proven they were fully informed and signed the contract understanding what they were signing. Secondly, legal action…

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arcadelt
Dec 06, 2021 6:17 pm

I believe that the overflow is more efficient than normal by virtue of the nearby sealed inlet restrictting a vortex forming. I suggest as a first step you phone…

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SaveH2O
Dec 06, 2021 5:25 pm
SaveH2O
boris594
boris594
6 December

Problems with Masterton Homes

Problems with Masterton Homes

What Joker said. It's 'funny' and I think Masterton , Mojo and a handful of others epitomize this - they present themselves as the "experts" who will take care of…

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boris594
Dec 06, 2021 3:11 pm
building-expert
building-expert
6 December

Pre final inspection-outstanding

Pre final inspection-outstanding
VIC

In my 55 years of experience as a builder and 17 years as a building consultant I have seen lot of good work and a lot of bad work so I am not easily…

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building-expert
Dec 06, 2021 2:03 pm
building-expert
tranlan257
tranlan257
6 December

Building house in stages?

Building house in stages?

Thanks for the response. You're exactly right. Not many builders wanted to give quotes on some selected stages by owners to build. So I went on with the owner-builder…

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tranlan257
Dec 06, 2021 1:45 pm
Kelmartian
Kelmartian
6 December

Thomas archer custom build

Thomas archer custom build

Hi there. We are are using TA but only made some small changes to their Nouveau design, however I think we are in the same boat. We paid our deposit 6 months ago and when…

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Kelmartian
Dec 06, 2021 1:40 pm
Ceddy_83
Ceddy_83
6 December

Anyone Building with Inspired Homes/Strive Homes?

Anyone Building with Inspired Homes/Strive Homes?
VIC
1 ... 4, 5, 6

Anyone so far has finished their build? Happy with the progress or outcome?

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Ceddy_83
Dec 06, 2021 12:25 pm
rhochkins
rhochkins
6 December

Paving over earth and concrete.

Paving over earth and concrete.

#unanswered - can anyone advise me on if this would be OK? Keen to get sorted before Christmas if possible so need to understand any considerations for the paving aspect. Thanks!

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rhochkins
Dec 06, 2021 9:14 am
Redders
Redders
6 December

Build not to plans - advice needed

Build not to plans - advice needed

Oh no that is terrible. I just don’t understand why they don’t do it right in the first place

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Redders
Dec 06, 2021 7:58 am
TA_786
TA_786
5 December

Eden Brae Marina 42 MK2

Eden Brae Marina 42 MK2

Hi All, I am new here and first time contemplating a Knock Down Rebuild. We have decided on the Eden Brae Marina 42 MK2 as it fits our land and will meet our current and…

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TA_786
Dec 05, 2021 11:14 pm
Cheech74
Cheech74
5 December

Intercom System - Dahua vs Dorani

Intercom System - Dahua vs Dorani

Constructing a new home and the following was included in…

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Cheech74
Dec 05, 2021 8:59 pm
S_Padival
S_Padival
5 December

Internal door frame & door installer for Wyndham Vale VIC

Internal door frame & door installer for Wyndham Vale VIC

Can anyone please recommend installers for a set of door frames & door for the ensuite and pantry. Also, how do I go about this process? Do I buy the doors/frames…

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S_Padival
Dec 05, 2021 6:58 pm
Joker
Joker
5 December

My experience buying windows in China

My experience buying windows in China
1 ... 7, 8, 9

Spot on,I'm a decade's long retail clothing owner and deal with wholesalers, manufacturers weekly and to get high quality from China always involves checks and balances…

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Joker
Dec 05, 2021 6:11 pm
Stewie D
Stewie D
5 December

Windows at the back rooms on the 2 floor

Windows at the back rooms on the 2 floor

Go onto your councils website under development application or maybe planning and have a look at the requirements for overlooking etc. Failing that take your plans into…

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Stewie D
Dec 05, 2021 12:48 pm
kennyc
kennyc
5 December

Comment on Price Estimate

Comment on Price Estimate

I noticed the Baw Baw levy and the diagram of your house. I'm building in Baw Baw Shire as well. Any chance yours is in a new estate?

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kennyc
Dec 05, 2021 11:57 am

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