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felant
felant
23 m

Marks/discolouration on shower tiles?

Marks/discolouration on shower tiles?

Thanks for the response. I have left the shower unused for a week, with mains turned off (although did not drain the lines), and no change to the marks. I have had one…

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felant
Nov 30, 2021 9:43 am

Building inspection stages

Building inspection stages

Your list is woefully inadequate Who will check your site drainage and relationship of slab levels in relation to ground? Who will check your contract adjustments at the end?

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building-expert
Nov 30, 2021 8:56 am
building-expert
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Spsingh
Nov 30, 2021 8:03 am

Put together this little tv unit for the kids retreat, so good that the kiddos have their own little area to chill out

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CD12JD
Nov 30, 2021 7:23 am
CD12JD

Dehumidification for unit

Dehumidification for unit

Check out the latest ALDI catalogue if you have a store near you.

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SaveH2O
Nov 30, 2021 2:23 am
SaveH2O

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

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

If the prices do go up, do you think the builder will build your house at a loss to himself?

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strannik
Nov 29, 2021 10:58 pm

Building Doulton 50 with Metricon

Building Doulton 50 with Metricon
1, 2

How did you go with your selections ? We are awaiting appointment dates.. any suggestions ?

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RameshN
Nov 29, 2021 10:44 pm

Bathroom exhaust venting to laundry

Bathroom exhaust venting to laundry

Definitely have them both vented outside, also look at getting a dehumidifier especially during the winter months it will help to eliminate condensation and during rainy weather.

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Mahmoud1989
Nov 29, 2021 10:26 pm

Toilet Rough-in for Toto Neorest

Toilet Rough-in for Toto Neorest

Would be better if Japan wasn't so Xenophobic and just made all their cool gadgets available here, I marvel at the disconnect between the Panasonic Japan and Australian…

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Mahmoud1989
Nov 29, 2021 10:23 pm

Builder hasn't applied for Permit

Builder hasn't applied for Permit

Ah ok, the poster was talking about H&L Vitoria / Escape Homes

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luca.321
Nov 29, 2021 9:57 pm

How long from start to frame finish stage?

How long from start to frame finish stage?
NSW

From the first day they touched the site to frames was about 6-7 weeks, most of that time was waiting for the frames and trusses to arrive. The frames were up and…

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Spazzen
Nov 29, 2021 8:46 pm

Undermount rangehood - Sirius vs Whispair

Undermount rangehood - Sirius vs Whispair

Hi. Thanks for the feedback. We did end up going with Whispair :) Now simply need to make a choice between on-board or external motor. They said we can decide in the next…

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wildrain
Nov 29, 2021 8:38 pm

Water leak/stain

Water leak/stain

😅😅 Cheers mate Tbf I was hoping it was going to be a box gutter option (aesthetically more appealing I guess) but maybe it's a silver lining to have it this way…

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Livo4Life
Nov 29, 2021 7:52 pm

Hi Everyone, I was just after some general information and some feedback based on experience on the general timeframes and stages to go from raw land to registration…

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Amacy
Nov 29, 2021 4:22 pm

Thomas Archer Bayside Build

Thomas Archer Bayside Build
VIC
1 ... 17, 18, 19

I only had to sign a few documents relating to the installation of a gas meter with Origin - don't recall having to do it for electricity. Hope this helps!

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roadie009
Nov 29, 2021 4:12 pm

King Homes

King Homes

Has anyone done a recent price estimate with King? I was basically told prices have shot up 100-200k and I shouldnt waste my time doing a tender with them. Thats really…

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jagberg
Nov 29, 2021 3:23 pm

Crossover/driveway question

Crossover/driveway question

With narrow blocks, it is usually stipulated by the developer which side you need to put your garage. Your house will have a build to boundary garage and so will the…

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bestspecials
Nov 29, 2021 2:10 pm
bestspecials
dulie
dulie
23 h

KDR Metricon Liberty - Hampshire 45 QLD

KDR Metricon Liberty - Hampshire 45 QLD
QLD
1 ... 87, 88, 89

Hey mate, Yup these can be selected from studio M.

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dulie
Nov 29, 2021 11:14 am
dulie

Knockdown rebuild setback (Sydney)

Knockdown rebuild setback (Sydney)

You need to look at the council guidelines for setbacks which are something like Dwelling Houses 4A Section 2 and have a read. I think you'd be able to use the church like…

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Stewie D
Nov 29, 2021 11:03 am
AnjC
AnjC
23 h

Knock down rebuild - where to live?

Knock down rebuild - where to live?

Simon Just to chime in - you can absolutely live in your granny flat - I am doing exactly that as I type! I just negotiated it with my builder. In today’s market…

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AnjC
Nov 29, 2021 11:01 am

Need Help

Need Help

Hi Helen Just text me on 0431 712 792 and we will arrange a time to chat today Cheers Simeon

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Ashington Homes
Nov 29, 2021 10:36 am
Ashington Homes

Eden Kellyville - 5&6 Kendall Place

Eden Kellyville - 5&6 Kendall Place
1, 2

Hi All, Was stage 2 released yet? It was supposed to be released this March, and then we were told it would happen in Oct. However, my block was not released yet. Was it…

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paul_di
Nov 29, 2021 10:32 am

Building & Developing A Duplex In North Ryde

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

Yep it was in the contract. The 10.7 certificate mentions it, and I have been doing a bit of work around the area over the last 6 years, so I went in with my eyes open.…

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Ashington Homes
Nov 29, 2021 8:35 am
Ashington Homes
Mahmoud1989
Mahmoud1989
Yesterday

Hot Water ECV keeps dripping

Hot Water ECV keeps dripping

Hi, my hot water system (50L Dux Proflo) has an ECV (expansion control valve) that was fitted in 2019, ever since then it drips pretty much after every shower or usage of…

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Mahmoud1989
Nov 29, 2021 12:00 am
Ramga
Ramga
Yesterday

Eagle Home

Eagle Home

Hi , Has any one built Princess parrot with Eagle home? Are you happy with it ? If you build princess parrot please share your experience ? Anything that I need to know,…

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Ramga
Nov 28, 2021 11:25 pm
Ardo
Ardo
28 November

La niña vs el niño - slabs on clay

La niña vs el niño - slabs on clay

I think the waffle/raft debate is way oversimplified and people get confused. Some slabs are designed to be supported by direct contact with the soil underneath, and some…

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Ardo
Nov 28, 2021 9:26 pm
Ardo
Ardo
28 November

Construction Waste

Construction Waste

Perhaps he is not going to cover up. Maybe just ask him what he intends on doing with it. But grab happy snaps first... for your records.

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Ardo
Nov 28, 2021 9:15 pm
bashworth
bashworth
28 November

Building new

Building new

I like to find the land before I get serious about talking to builders. That doesn't mean you shouldn't visit a few show homes first to get an idea of what you want and…

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bashworth
Nov 28, 2021 7:00 pm
bashworth
RameshN
RameshN
28 November

Blacktown NSW KDR with King Homes

Blacktown NSW KDR with King Homes
NSW
1, 2

Can you share details of your cut & fill (in MM) and the class of the slab you have ? Looks pretty flat (excellent !!) & almost double layering of slabs from slab…

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RameshN
Nov 28, 2021 6:24 pm

New to the forum and I am at wits end after building ineffective french drain today, plus no builder or plumber having a clue what to do. So let's try the Wisdom of the…

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Pommy Mike
Nov 28, 2021 5:56 pm
Noname
Noname
28 November

Building price increases

Building price increases
1, 2, 3, 4

The first coherent response. Thanks. However in my experience of vectorworks forums is that they dont remove posts "that tell it the way it is", they remove…

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Noname
Nov 28, 2021 4:53 pm
savan
savan
28 November

Henley Homes Review

Henley Homes Review

Again they are all subcontractors. we build with henley before and happy with them.

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savan
Nov 28, 2021 1:48 pm
savan
savan
28 November

Anyone here built house with Henley Northhampton facade?

Anyone here built house with Henley Northhampton facade?

If possible walk in to a Electra 35 Display, because you should feel what you are going to get. my suggestion is like test drive,you must walk through before commit. If…

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savan
Nov 28, 2021 1:34 pm
savan
savan
28 November

Knock Down Rebuild

Knock Down Rebuild

we are in Melbourne and doing knock down with Henley Henley pricing are upfront except site cost. Carlisle is the other choice here in vic I like the emperor and montessa…

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savan
Nov 28, 2021 1:12 pm
travelbug
travelbug
28 November

Strata reno - non-structural wall

Strata reno - non-structural wall

WOW! That's surprising that a wall removal is minor. One of mine you can pain and hang hooks. That's about it. I've never contacted council for internal reno's.

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travelbug
Nov 28, 2021 11:58 am
RameshN
RameshN
28 November

Building with Metricon

Building with Metricon
VIC

We are building a Vantage in NSW, look up my build thread & you would get some guidance on the realistic timelines (so far) & feel free to DM for any questions !! …

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RameshN
Nov 28, 2021 11:50 am
JustAnotherUser
JustAnotherUser
27 November

Shower mix tap too sensitive

Shower mix tap too sensitive

Thanks, will look into it

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JustAnotherUser
Nov 27, 2021 6:44 pm
aussieta
aussieta
27 November

Fencing/ Boundary issue

Fencing/ Boundary issue
NSW

locate the survey pegs and show them to neighbour

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aussieta
Nov 27, 2021 8:55 am
aussieta
ren_ho
ren_ho
26 November

ICF Vs Hebel

ICF Vs Hebel
VIC

I'd briefly looked into ICF as it looked like a promising technique, but it seems very uncommon and therefore hard to find builders for.

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ren_ho
Nov 26, 2021 8:10 pm
Almudena
Almudena
26 November

Security screens and window cleaning

Security screens and window cleaning

The screen can't be removed at all, it's a bolted security screen. I have the same problem, trying to find a solution for cleaning the glass behind the screen

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Almudena
Nov 26, 2021 4:20 pm
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aussieta
Nov 26, 2021 3:21 pm
aussieta
lasotm
lasotm
26 November

Metricon Riviera 54

Metricon Riviera 54

Hey There, I'm looking at one of these - obviously the spec will differ greatly, but I'd be curious what your price was including all the extras? Also, did you do any…

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lasotm
Nov 26, 2021 11:45 am
Kippers01
Kippers01
26 November

Weird Kaplan homes PCI (new home inspection) requirement

Weird Kaplan homes PCI (new home inspection) requirement

Dont get distracted by bits of blue tape on cosmetic paint blemishes that will be quickly touched up later. Focus on the main game! Get a professional inspection at PCI…

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Kippers01
Nov 26, 2021 11:32 am
Althom
Althom
26 November

repainting interior walls - low sheen vs matt

repainting interior walls - low sheen vs matt

Have to agree. Not just kids. Clumsy adults as well. Cleaning matt paint walls always seems to result in shiny patches that need repainting.

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Althom
Nov 26, 2021 10:38 am
Althom
StructuralBIMGuy
StructuralBIMGuy
26 November

How is this design in terms of site cost and livability?

How is this design in terms of site cost and livability?

New home Salesman, Owners with apps, Designers, Artists, Architects are now becoming front line estimators and builders, well they think they are? LOL, Certifiers,…

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StructuralBIMGuy
Nov 26, 2021 9:46 am
StructuralBIMGuy
StructuralBIMGuy
StructuralBIMGuy
26 November

Cracks on vertically extended house - where to start? (VIC)

Cracks on vertically extended house - where to start? (VIC)

Hey orp23 Welcome to the forum If you can get 50 years out of a house with limited maintenance and repairs then consider yourself lucky. Structural repairs will require…

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StructuralBIMGuy
Nov 26, 2021 8:32 am
StructuralBIMGuy
orp23
orp23
25 November

Weatherboard Repair v. Cladding Upgrade (VIC)

Weatherboard Repair v. Cladding Upgrade (VIC)

We have a 40-year old 2nd storey extension with weatherboard that is showing signs of peel/rot on some panels. Initially, we just wanted to repaint and repair affected…

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orp23
Nov 25, 2021 7:20 pm
aussieta
aussieta
25 November

Builder shutting down franchise

Builder shutting down franchise

is the flow the same with hot or cold water

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aussieta
Nov 25, 2021 4:24 pm
aussieta
MCKINNA
MCKINNA
25 November

Clarendon help please (Boston 28)

Clarendon help please (Boston 28)

Hi Dreamhome32 I was just wanting to know how your facade ended up? Were you able to adjust the classic facade and put cladding down the front? Thanks,

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MCKINNA
Nov 25, 2021 3:23 pm
idev
idev
25 November

Looking at Metricon Vantage 48 (H&L)

Looking at Metricon Vantage 48 (H&L)
1, 2, 3

Thanks r_13 I am assuming that cost is just not only supply/install but also engineering needed to support powerfloor weight and thickness.

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idev
Nov 25, 2021 2:51 pm

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