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Bayside build

Bayside build

Thomas archer can alter their designs for a fee if you select one of their pre designed plans. We about to start building with them on approx the same size block.…

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anged
Oct 26, 2021 6:02 pm
nearC
nearC
31 m

Who is Building Glenleigh With Kurmond Homes 2021?

Who is Building Glenleigh With Kurmond Homes 2021?
1, 2

Haddie, I'm still waiting for the hydraulics and basix to be completed as well as waiting for the bank to re-assess the whole loan. So, did you have to make much…

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nearC
Oct 26, 2021 5:38 pm

Developer Approval

Developer Approval

Has anyone had a situation where Developer Approval has held up the process of the builder applying for a building permit? I don't see in our HIA contract where the…

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stanks
Oct 26, 2021 5:06 pm

New build questions

New build questions

Hi ez007 , It sounds like a building defect. You…

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Contracts-Specialist
Oct 26, 2021 4:50 pm
Contracts-Specialist

Do we have microwave drawers in Australia yet?

Do we have microwave drawers in Australia yet?

I lived in the US for 3 years with 2 Thermador draw style microwaves, they are brilliant to use, there is no need to bend down to see the controls as they connect to a…

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shinobowun
Oct 26, 2021 4:50 pm

Information on building a small home

Information on building a small home

Thankyou The Masterton house we chose was out of their book and is not a Custom Build its a very small single story 3 bedroom 10m x 15m home.

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Jessikajade
Oct 26, 2021 2:32 pm

Hi all, We come to step where we need to locate and design the stair case. Can anyone look at our propose plan and give me any feedback or ideas…

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vov
Oct 26, 2021 10:52 am

planning permit and building permit

planning permit and building permit

Hi Guys, just wants to know what private certifier does? I am planning to building a decking and a pergola in 3beds townhouse…

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mech2201
Oct 26, 2021 10:05 am

Painting asbestos

Painting asbestos

Yeah, we also had this problem and you're completely right

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reisy_Rock
Oct 26, 2021 8:33 am

Need a clothes dryer

Need a clothes dryer
1, 2

Thanks for recommendations. You really help me

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reisy_Rock
Oct 26, 2021 8:31 am

Hi all, Just wondering if anyone know what the rust colour stain is on my lounge walls and how do I fix it? Many thanks in advance

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Georgehannaford
Oct 26, 2021 6:55 am

Custom build - Mancini Made

Custom build - Mancini Made

Hi, First time building here. We've been browsing around for a custom builder in the south-east region of Melbourne and came across Mancini Made, seems to have a lot of…

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Jeffreylze
Oct 25, 2021 9:43 pm
Sam B6
Sam B6
20 h

Building with fowler homes

Building with fowler homes
NSW
1, 2, 3

Oh that’s a bit of a concern. I hope they get moving for you again soon. You were moving so well through the steps there for a bit.....

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Sam B6
Oct 25, 2021 9:42 pm

Help in choosing Kitchen Appliances

Help in choosing Kitchen Appliances

Thanks on the ACL info - I will look at the extended warranty. I visited HN recently and they showed me the Sirius and mentioned about both the internal and external…

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wildrain
Oct 25, 2021 9:17 pm

Hi, Recently completed an extension in which we had a Daikin bulkheads installed - 3 bulkheads 1 wall unit (split) 1 external unit When we turn on one of the units in…

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rossog
Oct 25, 2021 8:41 pm

building brickwork concern + inspector recommendations

building brickwork concern + inspector recommendations

Pretty hard to tell from those few photos, but in saying that what you have there looks very average. I would be definitely getting a building inspector, get one that is…

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Doozer1905
Oct 25, 2021 7:11 pm

Building an all electric house north of Adelaide

Building an all electric house north of Adelaide

I've gone with a Sanden as above for hotwater, induction for cooking and r/c for heating cooling. Mine hot water is allowed to heat from 10:30am to 4:00pm and also no…

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Callifo
Oct 25, 2021 6:20 pm
wagga123
wagga123
Yesterday

Security window film

Security window film

Hello All. Interested to hear feedback on this product. In particular, does it actually stop entry into a dwelling if smashed. Thanks.

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wagga123
Oct 25, 2021 3:43 pm

Landscapers Greater Sydney?

Landscapers Greater Sydney?

Hi Dr341 Are you budgeting in the $200,000 plus range? if so I can recommend a few groups If you are more in the $20-50,000 range I have great company as well. Just…

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Ashington Homes
Oct 25, 2021 3:23 pm
Ashington Homes
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Noname
Oct 25, 2021 3:12 pm
idev
idev
Yesterday

Hebel Power Floor

Hebel Power Floor

thanks alexp79 and @ashington Homes

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idev
Oct 25, 2021 3:00 pm
Home_Heart
Home_Heart
Yesterday

Spectrum Build North Brisbane

Spectrum Build North Brisbane

Our build started this week, minor earthworks getting ready for Septic system, rainwater tank and slab. We've received our official notification of commencement, with…

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Home_Heart
Oct 25, 2021 2:43 pm
Home_Heart
Gunay
Gunay
Yesterday

Anyone building with Lofty Building Group in Adelaide?

Anyone building with Lofty Building Group in Adelaide?
SA

Hi Guys, We have recently bought a quite old house on a 730sqm block and was thinking of living renovating at the time of purchase. We were there for a shock of the…

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Gunay
Oct 25, 2021 12:17 pm
Gunay

Steel vs Timber Pricing

Steel vs Timber Pricing

floor framed area, we just find that an easy way to compare

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Ashington Homes
Oct 25, 2021 11:12 am
Ashington Homes
adnanmir
adnanmir
Yesterday

Façade colour scheme

Façade colour scheme
VIC

Thanks, Jason for sharing the details and suggesting something which can give me some direction.

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adnanmir
Oct 25, 2021 11:11 am
Train-lhdm
Train-lhdm
Yesterday

Strata lawyer in Sydney

Strata lawyer in Sydney

Thank you Simeon

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Train-lhdm
Oct 25, 2021 11:05 am
AseDE
AseDE
Yesterday

Metricon Heble Pannels

Metricon Heble Pannels

Hi All, Is anyone built or noticed that what they provide with their double story constructions? Also, their render…

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AseDE
Oct 25, 2021 10:26 am
Stewie D
Stewie D
Yesterday

Bathroom exhaust venting to laundry

Bathroom exhaust venting to laundry

Any extractor fan should vent to the outside especially those that service a wet room like a laundry or bathroom. The moist air needs to be expelled externally otherwise…

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Stewie D
Oct 25, 2021 10:15 am
Vantage46
Vantage46
Yesterday

Looking at Metricon Vantage 48 (H&L)

Looking at Metricon Vantage 48 (H&L)
1, 2

Hi TT21, Do you have changes to the original floor plan? I found customize the original plan is very pricy.

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Vantage46
Oct 25, 2021 9:57 am
edwarferg
edwarferg
Yesterday

Neighbours bolted fence to my wall during construction

Neighbours bolted fence to my wall during construction

The lock fence looks precisely like a quick solution to stop the animals from escaping. Not an excellent permanent fence. The best way is to knock…

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edwarferg
Oct 25, 2021 8:38 am
edwarferg

Construction schedule

Construction schedule
NSW

Trial it for 30days, Most are happy to offer an extension if they can see you are offering positive feedback. BTW, you always get grey areas onsite its not always black…

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StructuralBIMGuy
Oct 25, 2021 8:05 am
StructuralBIMGuy

Boston 42 Alternatives?

Boston 42 Alternatives?

Shortman It's hard for the project home guys to manage deliveries on Main roads, though I have seen Clarendon do it on a number of occasions. If you are comfortable,…

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Ashington Homes
Oct 25, 2021 7:56 am
Ashington Homes
zaydenwood42
zaydenwood42
25 October

Office setup/study area

Office setup/study area

Hey, your post is interesting and touching at the same time. Sometimes to go with life as it comes is the only key to keeping away stress. Also, my gut feeling says you…

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zaydenwood42
Oct 25, 2021 2:12 am
chars0974
chars0974
24 October

Thomas Archer Hive 45 - Boroondara [2021]

Thomas Archer Hive 45 - Boroondara [2021]
VIC
1, 2

the facade on Master was not reflected what i picked on PSQ stage, it was so annoying as they simply changed my bedroom floorplan to suit their facade. I reckon drawee…

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chars0974
Oct 24, 2021 10:29 pm

Hi All, A friend is thinking of buying an old property near Adelaide. He showed pictures of it and on one photo I noticed a bulge in the external wall, right where an…

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J-a-y
Oct 24, 2021 8:51 pm
diepiggy
diepiggy
24 October

Building with Wisdom Homes

Building with Wisdom Homes
NSW
1 ... 809, 810, 811

Oh another question. We will be getting a wall oven and cooktop. While they are available on the Winning Electical website, they are about 30% more expensive then I can…

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diepiggy
Oct 24, 2021 8:03 pm
Esty
Esty
24 October

Steve Parcell builders (SE QLD)

Steve Parcell builders (SE QLD)

We’re looking to build our first home, double story 5 bedrooms, on 750sqm land. We have looked into a few builders - Metricon, Steve Parcell. Was really hoping to hear…

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Esty
Oct 24, 2021 6:53 pm
sakgcaus
sakgcaus
24 October

Gold coast neighbour drainage

Gold coast neighbour drainage

Has anyone had any experience with dealing the the GCCC over drainage issues with a neighbour? While we are down hill from our neighbour and totally get that there will…

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sakgcaus
Oct 24, 2021 1:02 pm

Hello All! This is my very first post in the forum. I am exploring some land blocks in Spring Mountain (Ipswich QLD) but most of those have retaining wall (proposed…

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saha-home
Oct 24, 2021 11:26 am
moudzj
moudzj
24 October

Driveway standards and issues.

Driveway standards and issues.
1, 2

These council drawings comply - I know them. The issue is that you applied that drawing to your driveway, which you shouldn't have. Not necessary. 10% to the kerb is…

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moudzj
Oct 24, 2021 11:06 am
Ashington Homes
Ashington Homes
24 October

Recommended Windows Supplier? (Sydney - Northshore)

Recommended Windows Supplier? (Sydney - Northshore)

Chris, What style of windows do you want? I have a great supplier in Bankstown that does wholesale but on Aluminium frames, rather than timber. cheers Simeon

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Ashington Homes
Oct 24, 2021 10:00 am
Ashington Homes
strannik
strannik
24 October

Acoustic for a duplex

Acoustic for a duplex

Isn't rockwool fire resistant?

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strannik
Oct 24, 2021 9:37 am
Stewie D
Stewie D
24 October

Painting exterior old (lead) chalking paint

Painting exterior old (lead) chalking paint

You need to get as much of the original paint off as possible. I'd be using a hose, a stiff brush ( probably not a wire brush though ) and some rough wet and dry…

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Stewie D
Oct 24, 2021 7:07 am
jim78
jim78
23 October

Knock Down Rebuild

Knock Down Rebuild

Hi New here and new to building, we are considering a knock down rebuild on the Northside of Brisbane, preferably a two storey house, does anyone have any recommendations…

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jim78
Oct 23, 2021 10:08 pm
union
union
23 October

Boston 42 with Clarendon

Boston 42 with Clarendon
1, 2

my tender price is 690k, but that includes a 30k step up in the house. It also includes some provisional allowances for colour selection, around about 30k or so.

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union
Oct 23, 2021 7:51 pm
adnanmir
adnanmir
23 October

Building Sorrento Grand retreat with Carlisle homes

Building Sorrento Grand retreat with Carlisle homes

hi Mate, how did you go for your colour selection , would like to share your exterior color selection ?

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adnanmir
Oct 23, 2021 3:48 pm
Athenak7
Athenak7
23 October

Sydney Demolition Companies - Any Recommendations?

Sydney Demolition Companies - Any Recommendations?
NSW
1, 2

We did a Demolistion of fibro house with lots of absestos .. the guys were fantastic .. they are called creative genius excavations .. talk to Stanley

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Athenak7
Oct 23, 2021 3:14 pm

Finally some progress, the slab was poured recently. Eta on frames, i was told 3-5 weeks. So far 3 weeks has elasped and no update, they'll arrive whenever they arrive i…

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Spazzen
Oct 23, 2021 2:18 pm

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