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Waterstop Angle at shower screen?

Waterstop Angle at shower screen?

Hi, Just curious how do you have the frameless shower screen sits above the waterstop angle? Isn't the angle suppose to come above the finished tile floor level a little…

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tangle88
Dec 07, 2021 12:29 am
idev
idev
6 h

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

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

Wet roof insulation

Wet roof insulation

Hi I am in the process of building a 3 bedroom house. The roof is corrugated iron. The roof maintenance contractor installed the insulation then the corrugated iron but…

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nealrads01
Dec 06, 2021 11:47 pm

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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1001
sminters
Dec 06, 2021 11:03 pm

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

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

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

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

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

First time builders- pit falls.

First time builders- pit falls.

Hi all, wish I’d found this forum earlier. I’ve owned a few homes but this is the first build. Build hasn’t even started yet but I’ll never do it…

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Ashington Homes
Dec 06, 2021 7:48 pm
Ashington Homes
Joker
Joker
11 h

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

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

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
kennyc
kennyc
12 h

My building progress

My building progress

So this is my first ever build and home. The builder is SJD homes and I'm building in country Victoria, near Warragul. Thought I would share the progress of my build with…

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kennyc
Dec 06, 2021 5:25 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
stanks
stanks
12 h

Vegetation Scrape?

Vegetation Scrape?

Turns out, that isn't the end of that. They've directed me to a clause in the contract: Note: Pursuant to Contract Clause 10.2, the Owners acknowledge that they are…

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stanks
Dec 06, 2021 5:13 pm

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

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

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

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

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

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

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
Yesterday

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
Yesterday

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
Yesterday

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
Yesterday

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

I thought as well but the close up photo shows wood savings. Wonder if it's board with shavings glued on?

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Odinivy2019
Dec 04, 2021 7:16 pm
Tasseachange
Tasseachange
4 December

Building on a slope

Building on a slope

Hi all. I've just had my first look at our part way built house (frame up and no roof). We're on a steep slope facing out to Bruny Island so plus is the views from the…

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Tasseachange
Dec 04, 2021 3:14 pm
Tex088
Tex088
4 December

Masterton - Westwood

Masterton - Westwood
1, 2

Pre construction starts when the contract is signed. We signed the tender (deposit) 20th March and contract 20th May

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Tex088
Dec 04, 2021 2:53 pm
SaveH2O
SaveH2O
4 December

Water pipes to close to electrical?

Water pipes to close to electrical?

The above ground separation requirement is 25mm.

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SaveH2O
Dec 04, 2021 1:21 pm
SaveH2O
teto10
teto10
4 December

CCTV through builder or leave it until handover?

CCTV through builder or leave it until handover?

I agree, I recommend IPC-HDW3641TMP-AS as it has starlight technology which means if there's enough ambient light at night the camera will automatically switch over to colour

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teto10
Dec 04, 2021 1:14 pm
teto10
teto10
4 December

Recommend security cameras + supporting system

Recommend security cameras + supporting system

I get it the software to run this system must be OS X or IOS based, with a preference for the former, it is simple for me

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teto10
Dec 04, 2021 1:13 pm
teto10
teto10
4 December

Bosch Alarm 3000 Mobile phone alert

Bosch Alarm 3000 Mobile phone alert

The problem is, whenever I arm the alarm, I start getting phone call from the alarm as soon as it's finished arming and it keeps calling my phone whenever I decline the…

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teto10
Dec 04, 2021 1:11 pm
FHB_NSW
FHB_NSW
4 December

Subject to finance approval clause in the building contract

Subject to finance approval clause in the building contract

paul_di Do If I understand correctly you are waiting for the land to be registered under your name, is that right? I hope it will happen soon and make your Christmas a…

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FHB_NSW
Dec 04, 2021 12:03 pm
paul_di
paul_di
4 December

Stallion Projects, Casagrande, BuildQ Reviews

Stallion Projects, Casagrande, BuildQ Reviews
NSW

Hi All, We have shortlisted three custom builders and would like to know whether anyone has any experience building with them. I would like to know whether anyone has…

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paul_di
Dec 04, 2021 11:34 am
Althom
Althom
4 December

Stolen Water Meter

Stolen Water Meter
WA

Of zero use for water meters though

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Althom
Dec 04, 2021 10:27 am
Althom
babird
babird
4 December

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

Retaining wall to start on Monday Lessgo

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CD12JD
Dec 04, 2021 8:09 am
CD12JD
diepiggy
diepiggy
4 December

Building with Wisdom Homes

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

Contracts signed and 5% deposit paid :D

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2336598
diepiggy
Dec 04, 2021 7:03 am
RameshN
RameshN
3 December

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
Echo2k3
Echo2k3
3 December

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
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takbd
Dec 03, 2021 7:52 pm

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