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Masterton - Westwood

Masterton - Westwood
1, 2

We have approved plans and are waiting for construction plans, very close to starting. Masterton have been good through pre construction especially with covid making…

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Tex088
Dec 04, 2021 9:08 am

Building with Tempo Living

Building with Tempo Living

Anyone have experience building with them? Looking for any feedback, good or bad. Thanks.

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babird
Dec 04, 2021 8:42 am

Does this look right? Is there anyone who can advise of seperation rules between water and electrical pipes in victoria? I am no expert when it comes to regulations in…

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firsthome_2020
Dec 04, 2021 8:24 am

Retaining wall to start on Monday Lessgo

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CD12JD
Dec 04, 2021 8:09 am
CD12JD

Building with Wisdom Homes

Building with Wisdom Homes
NSW
1 ... 812, 813, 814

Contracts signed and 5% deposit paid :D

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diepiggy
Dec 04, 2021 7:03 am

It requires 1.21 m head for a 100 metres long 104mm ID pvc pipe to flow at 600 lpm. This is not a wet system that has slow flowing water at the head and 6 recharge…

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SaveH2O
Dec 04, 2021 12:30 am
SaveH2O

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

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

Join the club. It's simply the height at that point as determined by projecting between the nearest levels shown on the site plan. Adjusting the roof pitch, if you can,…

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boris594
Dec 04, 2021 12:21 am

Comment on Price Estimate

Comment on Price Estimate

Hi Jason and Boris, Thanks, your responses have been really helpful. I appreciate there isn't a lot to go on; the main thing I took away from your comments was exactly…

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simis2626
Dec 03, 2021 11:26 pm
simis2626

Building Doulton 50 with Metricon

Building Doulton 50 with Metricon
1, 2, 3

We went with their downlights, and got batten holders in the rooms we wish to add other pendants (or a…

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RameshN
Dec 03, 2021 8:24 pm

7 Months, No Brickie!

7 Months, No Brickie!

It's all too common right now in WA, most especially if you're with a BGC company, soon enough they'll probably issue you a price increase as well if you're extra lucky!

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Echo2k3
Dec 03, 2021 8:16 pm
stanks
stanks
15 h

Vegetation Scrape?

Vegetation Scrape?

So, a couple of weeks ago, our builder noted that our vacant lot had some long grass that needed to be 'cut back' and some rocks removed. I thought this was fair enough,…

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stanks
Dec 03, 2021 7:29 pm
Tess11
Tess11
16 h

Simonds Gallery prices

Simonds Gallery prices
QLD

Hey all! Hoping to start our home building journey soon! We have a bit of a tight budget and have found Simonds is fitting our budget and needs the most. I have factored…

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Tess11
Dec 03, 2021 6:10 pm

DIY dinning table ends up wobbly

DIY dinning table ends up wobbly

Yes I see looks good. Now need to paint it black so looks more like part of legs.

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dharmesh
Dec 03, 2021 5:54 pm

Stolen Water Meter

Stolen Water Meter
WA

We have a perfect solution for the security of your meters Meter Box Lock is providing the services for .

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MeterBoxLock
Dec 03, 2021 5:47 pm
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Crystal12
Dec 03, 2021 3:54 pm

Which Home Builder provides best value & flexibility?

Which Home Builder provides best value & flexibility?
VIC

might be worth looking at Kingsbridge Homes, they provide more flexibility then the bigger volume builders and at a very affordable price.

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Hoffy05
Dec 03, 2021 3:33 pm

Menangle Park

Menangle Park
NSW

In your council specifications it needs to be a H2 slab or better due to mine subsidence. There are two private FB groups where you can find a whole lot more info…

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dazedandconfused
Dec 03, 2021 2:55 pm

Building inspection stages

Building inspection stages

Why won't they allow you to accompany the inspector? What's to hide?

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Kippers01
Dec 03, 2021 12:51 pm

Hamptons inspired architect design with attached granny flat

Hamptons inspired architect design with attached granny flat
NSW
1 ... 11, 12, 13

UPDATE! So our builder entered our house into the Master Builders Association NSW Excellence in Housing Awards 2021, and we won our category! Very exciting, and also…

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Hillsbuilds
Dec 03, 2021 12:26 pm

Floor plan thoughts

Floor plan thoughts

We have a similar layout in a 5x12 space, and there is a fair bit of room between each area. On top of that our modular L shaped sofa is pretty large, and we have an 8…

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Hillsbuilds
Dec 03, 2021 11:59 am

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Sparkyf
Dec 03, 2021 11:54 am
Sparkyf

Building with Metricon Middleton 25

Building with Metricon Middleton 25

Look up my build thread, for some ideas.. pls don't hesitate to DM for any questions. Good Luck !!

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RameshN
Dec 03, 2021 10:52 am

Problems with Masterton Homes

Problems with Masterton Homes

Hey Tranng126 Welcome to the forum Poor KennyC is also copping it -> here It might be wise to start preparing your building contract exit strategy, start thinking about…

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StructuralBIMGuy
Dec 02, 2021 9:55 pm
StructuralBIMGuy
bashworth
bashworth
2 December

Robust towel rails?

Robust towel rails?

We use grab/handrails in our bathroom for towel rails, which are availble in lenths of up to 1m. Very robust! This link will show you some examples:

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bashworth
Dec 02, 2021 9:45 pm
bashworth
RameshN
RameshN
2 December

KDR Metricon Liberty - Hampshire 45 QLD

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

I have used the guide to consider few options.. in fact I even downloaded the VIC guide to explore few variations.. Looks like we are at the same stage !! Good Luck

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RameshN
Dec 02, 2021 8:47 pm
strannik
strannik
2 December

Bathroom floor much higher than main floor

Bathroom floor much higher than main floor

Can't they just shave off part of that to make a smooth transition? We also have a level difference between bathroom floors and the adjacent area, but the way they managed…

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strannik
Dec 02, 2021 7:24 pm
strannik
strannik
2 December

Lot Street address wrong on the title

Lot Street address wrong on the title
WA

Is it 'wrong' or not as you expected it to be? Are the covenants set by council or someone else? Your 'main entry' doesn't always have to be a driveway. It can be just a…

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strannik
Dec 02, 2021 7:14 pm
tranlan257
tranlan257
2 December

Prefab building manufacturers in Melbourne

Prefab building manufacturers in Melbourne

Does anyone know a few prefab manufacturers in Melbourne? Looking for quotations of timber materials (wall frames, floor joists, roof trusses) to frame the house. Thanks LT

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tranlan257
Dec 02, 2021 4:11 pm
tranlan257
tranlan257
2 December

How long can timber framing be exposed to weather?

How long can timber framing be exposed to weather?

Found this article from HIA which may be relevant. In general, there are a few factors that would affect the level of degradation to timber frames (Time of exposure, The…

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tranlan257
Dec 02, 2021 4:06 pm
Doozer1905
Doozer1905
2 December

Building price increases

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

StructuralBIMGuy you must be living under a rock to say society trusts Enginners it would be the same as saying I'm going to get lucky with Angelina Jolie! Look at the…

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Doozer1905
Dec 02, 2021 3:24 pm
Noname
Noname
2 December

Estate developer enforcing Landscaping guidelines

Estate developer enforcing Landscaping guidelines

estate design requirements aren't different for owner occ or investment. They're trying to achieve a unified look. Install some automatic reticulation so that tenants…

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Noname
Dec 02, 2021 1:14 pm

Re-level or restump?

Re-level or restump?

Hey homebase Welcome to the forum Where did you find these restumpers on "Mushroom repair review"? or a google ad for "We sell DIY stumps" You have every right to be…

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StructuralBIMGuy
Dec 02, 2021 10:44 am
StructuralBIMGuy
Crystal12
Crystal12
2 December

GJ Gardner or Metricon

GJ Gardner or Metricon

Hi Which one did you choose? How is your experience? Thanks

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Crystal12
Dec 02, 2021 1:59 am
oklouise
oklouise
1 December

Need help with Staircase location

Need help with Staircase location
1, 2

most of the upstairs living areas is for walkways between the stairs, bedrooms and bathrooms so attempting to make the kids bedrooms bigger by changing the upstairs…

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oklouise
Dec 01, 2021 9:14 pm
Ashington Homes
Ashington Homes
1 December

Strata reno - non-structural wall

Strata reno - non-structural wall

Bobby As Stewie says it really comes down to your body corporate rules. We just did a full reno on an apartment in lane cove ( including removing a structural wall) and…

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Ashington Homes
Dec 01, 2021 7:25 pm
Ashington Homes
FHB_NSW
FHB_NSW
1 December

Subject to finance approval clause in the building contract

Subject to finance approval clause in the building contract

Hi All, My apology for reposting it. However doing so with the hope of getting some definitive answers or experience someone went through Hi What's the protection of…

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FHB_NSW
Dec 01, 2021 3:50 pm
FHB_NSW
FHB_NSW
1 December

House and land package (split contract) loan approval in NSW

House and land package (split contract) loan approval in NSW

Hi All, New here and posted the same post earlier and posting again with the hope of getting some valuable advise from the experts. Hi All, New in the group and…

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FHB_NSW
Dec 01, 2021 3:46 pm
Briyan
Briyan
1 December

Windows at the back rooms on the 2 floor

Windows at the back rooms on the 2 floor

I am in Melton 3337 Appologies did not know that it differs from each council. Thought its a same in Australia Regards Bryan

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Briyan
Dec 01, 2021 3:11 pm
groundzero
groundzero
1 December

Water ingress through brick wall into garage

Water ingress through brick wall into garage

It's a process of elimination so one of the other possibilities is underground stormwater break which would possible flood during rainfall also check your downpipes…

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groundzero
Dec 01, 2021 2:28 pm

House Extension 2 stage Roofing question

House Extension 2 stage Roofing question

Hey Nicolette.rae Welcome to the forum I would say your designer has done the bare min. for Development Application (DA) approvals without fully understanding the overall…

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StructuralBIMGuy
Dec 01, 2021 11:54 am
StructuralBIMGuy
Stewie D
Stewie D
1 December

New Build - Interior Designers Melbourne

New Build - Interior Designers Melbourne

You should have posted this question in the Interiors section ... viewforum.php?f=6 to get more replies. Stewie

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Stewie D
Dec 01, 2021 11:01 am

Hi there I'm in the Sunshine Coast Qld and trying to match a new section of my gutters and fascia with the existing ones. Does anyone know who manufactures this product…

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Mikej
Dec 01, 2021 10:47 am

Slab Edge, Concrete Upstand - External Side Waterproofing

Slab Edge, Concrete Upstand - External Side Waterproofing

Check your Certified Construction Engineering Details There should be a reference to waterproofing, either footings or wall section detail...was it not inspected during…

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StructuralBIMGuy
Dec 01, 2021 8:53 am
StructuralBIMGuy
SaveH2O
SaveH2O
1 December

Water tanks and building codes

Water tanks and building codes
1, 2, 3

It's an amazing transformation. I wish that the inept building and plumbing regulatory bodies that are ostensibly there to govern Standards and protect home owners from…

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SaveH2O
Dec 01, 2021 7:09 am
SaveH2O
Sam B6
Sam B6
1 December

Building with fowler homes

Building with fowler homes
NSW
1, 2, 3

We have completed all appointments (awaiting quotes from kitchen and internals). DA approval has been granted but nothing can happen until all quotes are received and…

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Sam B6
Dec 01, 2021 12:18 am
stonesthrow
stonesthrow
30 November

Eaves that conform to passive solar guidelines

Eaves that conform to passive solar guidelines
VIC

You may already know this but there is also a rule of thumb about glazing amount e.g in Adelaide the total glazed area (windows and glass doors)…

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stonesthrow
Nov 30, 2021 11:16 pm
airwolf
airwolf
30 November

Hydronic Heating Panels & Boilers

Hydronic Heating Panels & Boilers

if this is not too late, Bosh boilers and burgman panels are high quality products. I am using the same brands for my new house (installation of hydronic is yet to be…

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airwolf
Nov 30, 2021 11:00 pm
groundzero
groundzero
30 November

How to monitor soil moisture to prevent slab heave?

How to monitor soil moisture to prevent slab heave?

Hi there Interested to know if the sensors are placed at ground level and if so how would they detected a stormwater or sewer leak which are are all below ground level…

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groundzero
Nov 30, 2021 10:02 pm

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