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Sam011
Sam011
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Frame stage

Frame stage

Hi, Thanks for the advice. I have been made a villain just for following up closer to their now 4 times revised time-frames. I am aware of the liquidation clause , and…

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Sam011
Jan 27, 2022 2:06 pm

WA Building Company

WA Building Company
1, 2

Hi Mate, Pre start done August. slab down Christmas eve. and plumbing booked for end of this month. they've been pretty good but there's a lot of delays.

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mkbdard
Jan 27, 2022 12:28 pm

Internal door in wrong spot

Internal door in wrong spot

back in the day the insurance was provided by hia

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aussieta
Jan 27, 2022 10:46 am
aussieta

OB Building Permit query Victoria

OB Building Permit query Victoria

Hi guys, quick question about Owner Builder in Victoria. When you apply for a building permit do you list yourself…

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shellVic
Jan 27, 2022 10:44 am
MBX3
MBX3
4 h

Anticon Insulation thickness for Colorbond Roof

Anticon Insulation thickness for Colorbond Roof

I live in a house with colourbond with no anticon - (Sarking only) and R3.5 insulation batts - we paid $4.5k back in 2010 to have colorbond. The rain noise is not much an…

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MBX3
Jan 27, 2022 10:10 am
MBX3

Neighbour trespassing on our property to remove plants again

Neighbour trespassing on our property to remove plants again

Give your neighbour the opportunity to apologise and to replace the stolen plant!

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Kippers01
Jan 27, 2022 9:56 am

Frame overhang

Frame overhang
1, 2

Hi Crazyk, Not sure if you are still active in this forum but I might ask anyway. I am in a similar situation currently with overhanging frames and my builder put timber…

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SaintSir
Jan 27, 2022 9:08 am
lukazi
lukazi
15 h

Is this price ridiculously high?

Is this price ridiculously high?

Of course, let me just see how they go with the job first. I dont want to recommend anyone too soon.

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lukazi
Jan 26, 2022 11:44 pm

Floor plan feedback please

Floor plan feedback please

Thanks again for everything. I appreciate it immensely!

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BanjoDan
Jan 26, 2022 10:28 pm

Anyone installing Quantum Next gen range of Vinyl planks ?

Anyone installing Quantum Next gen range of Vinyl planks ?

Hey Bebbsy, You're probably sick of these questions, but I was wondering if you'd be happy to share via PM some pics of the installed product? Thanks!

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Khjade321
Jan 26, 2022 8:30 pm

Franklin 53 provincial facade

Franklin 53 provincial facade

Has anybody built a franklin53 with a provincial facade with metricon. Could you please post a picture Thanks in advance

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Franklin53
Jan 26, 2022 8:23 pm

Arli Homes

Arli Homes
VIC

So would I if anyone on here has built with them. Their homes have a lot of inclusions that other builders charge out of the nose for. Display home was well built and…

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JSlater
Jan 26, 2022 6:18 pm
kamara112
kamara112
Yesterday

Glenvill Homes experience anyone?

Glenvill Homes experience anyone?
VIC

We really liked one of their collection ranges (Contemporary Residence) but I see that there were a number of issues back then. Is there anyone who has any experience with…

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kamara112
Jan 26, 2022 1:18 pm
stonesthrow
stonesthrow
Yesterday

Floorplan thoughts??

Floorplan thoughts??

Your roof could be so much simpler if you aligned the living room/bed 4 exterior wall and also the kitchen/dining exterior wall. This could remove two valleys and make it…

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stonesthrow
Jan 26, 2022 11:17 am
joltinjoe
joltinjoe
Yesterday

[NSW[ Home building Compensation Fund (Insurance)

[NSW[ Home building Compensation Fund (Insurance)

Main thing is that you contract with the company and receive the insurance certificate in the name of the company. No other variation will protect you ie contract in…

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joltinjoe
Jan 26, 2022 9:40 am
Savagepuppy
Savagepuppy
Yesterday

Home warranty insurance

Home warranty insurance

They have asked me to pay the premium , so it’s not like they are trying to reduce the premium to save themselves money

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Savagepuppy
Jan 26, 2022 5:41 am

Beautiful Tiny House with Bedroom Loft Design Idea 3x6m

Beautiful Tiny House with Bedroom Loft Design Idea 3x6m
SA

This tiny house with bedroom loft design idea measures 3x6 meters. Subscribe to this channel for more loft bed ideas for small rooms, small bedroom design ideas, small…

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SenioritaCecilia
Jan 26, 2022 1:14 am
MrWarranBuffet
MrWarranBuffet
25 January

For double brick wall DPC can you use polyurethane

For double brick wall DPC can you use polyurethane

Hi all For double brick wall with cavity can you use polyurethane damp proof course or do you have to use aluminium damp proof course?

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MrWarranBuffet
Jan 25, 2022 11:03 pm
ceciyau
ceciyau
25 January

Building a Chelsea with Hall and Hart

Building a Chelsea with Hall and Hart
NSW

Hi mazz246, I have pretty much the same size and quote as yours. But I have gone long wait of DA approval, requested to change the plan by Council due to the heritage…

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ceciyau
Jan 25, 2022 10:56 pm
AnnaDeeCee
AnnaDeeCee
25 January

Western Sydney custom build: solar passive

Western Sydney custom build: solar passive
NSW

The balcony is a contested design element from a cost perspective. The sliding panels are moveable, so could cover the doors appropriately. And the balcony depth should…

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AnnaDeeCee
Jan 25, 2022 10:21 pm
groundzero
groundzero
25 January

Wall cracks, building footpath as per CSIRO BTF18

Wall cracks, building footpath as per CSIRO BTF18

You need a geotechnical engineer to see what is happening with the soil. Find an engineering company that will take soil samples and do lab testing.

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groundzero
Jan 25, 2022 9:31 pm
Mia14
Mia14
25 January

Building with Hall & Hart Homes

Building with Hall & Hart Homes
NSW
1 ... 58, 59, 60

Best thing is to check your standard inclusions in the designer living and designer cut (this is the new rename packages since the price increase) and just google and…

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Mia14
Jan 25, 2022 8:45 pm
chippy
chippy
25 January

Owner Builder Sign

Owner Builder Sign

You put the sign at the front entry to your site which in your case would be the out at the nearest road. The sign also helps tradies to be able to find the build. If you…

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chippy
Jan 25, 2022 8:42 pm
chippy
housenumber
housenumber
25 January

Custom Home Building Blog

Custom Home Building Blog
VIC

Well, Thank you for this information, there are much confusion so this post is really informative for all of us. Also we are produce…

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housenumber
Jan 25, 2022 8:09 pm
SaintSir
SaintSir
25 January

Building with Wisdom Homes

Building with Wisdom Homes
NSW
1 ... 815, 816, 817

WOW.. Suspect this is what is going on. Wasn't expecting this from Wisdom though.

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SaintSir
Jan 25, 2022 8:02 pm
sjacob
sjacob
25 January

Sliding door frame to alfresco

Sliding door frame to alfresco

noname can you share who you are building and what design? Thanks

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sjacob
Jan 25, 2022 4:35 pm
AseDE
AseDE
25 January

Contract Tips Before Signing

Contract Tips Before Signing

Hi @ We are in Victoria and going to sign the HIA Contract soon. But there are some changes and variations that need to be in that contract. Ex: delete the…

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AseDE
Jan 25, 2022 4:20 pm
RameshN
RameshN
25 January

Building & Developing A Duplex In North Ryde

Building & Developing A Duplex In North Ryde
1, 2, 3, 4, 5

We just finished our internals & externals selections.. wish it was done earlier (lost a month or more due to Dec-Jan..). I am hoping to conclude the paperwork by mid /…

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RameshN
Jan 25, 2022 4:19 pm
JoeyJoJo
JoeyJoJo
25 January

Thomas Archer Hue 42 Bayside Build - 2020/21

Thomas Archer Hue 42 Bayside Build - 2020/21
VIC
1 ... 10, 11, 12

Just looking at some of the photos of your stunning sheers. Who did you use for window furnishings?

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JoeyJoJo
Jan 25, 2022 1:07 pm
4mozfan
4mozfan
25 January

Berwick Waters - Phase2

Berwick Waters - Phase2

Hi, Just checking if anyone has bought land in Berwick waters, Phase 2 project and planning to build. Appreciate if people can share their experiences and thoughts related…

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4mozfan
Jan 25, 2022 11:28 am
Jason526
Jason526
25 January

Side access to hang clothes

Side access to hang clothes

Seems impossible. You have all sides of your house blocked. One idea you could bring to your designer and see if they can re structure the house. Swap locations of…

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Jason526
Jan 25, 2022 11:21 am

Rawson Homes - General Thread

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

How's your Keough going?

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Infinite-Justice
Jan 25, 2022 10:54 am
arfshesaid
arfshesaid
25 January

Banksia House from YourHome Passive Design

Banksia House from YourHome Passive Design

I'd love to see and share! I'll DM you to kick it off.

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arfshesaid
Jan 25, 2022 10:33 am
4mozfan
4mozfan
25 January

Berwick waters upper banks

Berwick waters upper banks

Hi, this is a very later reply :-)! But, i just joined the forum and yes I bought a land there. How about you?

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4mozfan
Jan 25, 2022 10:20 am
SaveH2O
SaveH2O
25 January

AC indoor unit connection with Stormwater system

AC indoor unit connection with Stormwater system

A rainwater harvesting system has to comply with the Performance Requirements found in the NCC. The PCA, Page 65, BP6.2 states: (!) A rainwater harvesting system must be…

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SaveH2O
Jan 25, 2022 9:46 am
SaveH2O
sifntdaz
sifntdaz
25 January

Thomas Archer Hue 44 Bayside Build - 2021

Thomas Archer Hue 44 Bayside Build - 2021

I find with TA that they generally just do what they are directed to. One of the areas I think they could improve is having more co-ordination between the office and the…

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sifntdaz
Jan 25, 2022 9:25 am

extension of a semi house in Sydney eastern suburb

extension of a semi house in Sydney eastern suburb

Hi Larry Builders in the renovation game such as ourselves have to look at plans, engineering and all other documentation to determine which sort of margin % we work…

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Modern Era Constructions
Jan 25, 2022 9:14 am
Modern Era Constructions
Flamingo
Flamingo
24 January

How much did my build cost?

How much did my build cost?

Agreed, everyone has a different taste to things, floor size and bedrooms does not really mean anything. It all comes down to your selections. For example, I am very…

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Flamingo
Jan 24, 2022 9:39 pm
Nous
Nous
24 January

Durisol Builder in Sydney

Durisol Builder in Sydney

What is everyone using in Perth?

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Nous
Jan 24, 2022 6:52 pm
Bob Dove
Bob Dove
24 January

BUILDING WITH SCOTT SALISBURY HOMES IN ADELAIDE

BUILDING WITH SCOTT SALISBURY HOMES IN ADELAIDE
SA

Hope things went better for you than our experience, which on a $1m+ renovation was not good at all. We have a website devoted to our experience building with Scott…

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Bob Dove
Jan 24, 2022 3:32 pm
zan007
zan007
24 January

Metricon Build - Duxton 35 Geelong

Metricon Build - Duxton 35 Geelong
VIC
1 ... 4, 5, 6

Hi twuuni, I know this is very old thread but still hoping for the response. :) Your house looks awesome and thanks for this forum. It's so helpful for people like…

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zan007
Jan 24, 2022 3:21 pm

Building price increases

Building price increases
1, 2, 3, 4, 5

Hey all! From speaking to some Builder on the ground in Melbourne, they have done a flat markup up across all cost centres in some cases of 7% - 12%. Small builders…

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Homebuildguide-Colin
Jan 24, 2022 1:12 pm
Homebuildguide-Colin
liana_es
liana_es
24 January

Has anyone built with Thomas Paul Construction?

Has anyone built with Thomas Paul Construction?

I am planning to build a duplex in NewCastle with . Would like to know if anyone has worked with them already for your investment property and how was your experience?

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liana_es
Jan 24, 2022 12:48 pm
Kippers01
Kippers01
24 January

Has anyone built with Lily Homes (NSW) in recent times ?

Has anyone built with Lily Homes (NSW) in recent times ?

Why not ask Lily Homes for the contct details of some of their recent customers for references?, with appropriate permissions of course.

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Kippers01
Jan 24, 2022 11:49 am
KnockItDown
KnockItDown
24 January

Custom Build - Tender Presentation 24th Jan

Custom Build - Tender Presentation 24th Jan
1, 2

I didn't tie the builder to any format as I wanted to see what they can provide based on the requirements I have provided.

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KnockItDown
Jan 24, 2022 9:20 am
KnockItDown

Hi, I am renovating my backyard/courtyard. There is an existing brick wall on my boundary. Due to use excavating slightly lower, we have put a retaining wall on that…

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Milo1234
Jan 24, 2022 8:49 am
Bvgary
Bvgary
24 January

Builder’s extra charges on fixed-price contract

Builder’s extra charges on fixed-price contract

Many people have this problem when work clients or employees call very often and distract you from your work process.

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Bvgary
Jan 24, 2022 3:29 am
Mox80
Mox80
23 January

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
Mox80
Mox80
23 January

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
antler
antler
23 January

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

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