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Sandstone Ridge/Colebee Residences

Sandstone Ridge/Colebee Residences

Hi Guys, I also have a lot in sandstone stage 3. I have not received any email yet from our solicitor regarding the land registration update. So now the registration will…

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losallison
Jan 18, 2022 5:28 am

Apsley by Qube Mandogalup - Kwinana WA

Apsley by Qube Mandogalup - Kwinana WA
WA

Mine in Voyagers. How about you? Are things in order for you now?

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sonycontactsforhitesh
Jan 18, 2022 1:24 am

for a big family my suggestions include a bigger kitchen with dining room with wider opening to the alfresco, separate pantry separate laundry and separate bathroom/pool…

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oklouise
Jan 17, 2022 8:31 pm
Sam B6
Sam B6
12 h

Building with fowler homes

Building with fowler homes
NSW
1, 2, 3

Hey Mikaela3105, just wondered if you have any progress on your build at all? We have come to a halt with progress as well. How did you go with speaking to someone higher up?

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Sam B6
Jan 17, 2022 7:08 pm
Pulse
Pulse
14 h

Defective frame

Defective frame

These photos all look ok to me, the pine is machine graded, so knots are already accounted for, the splits are not a big issue provided they are still adequately nailed…

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Pulse
Jan 17, 2022 5:19 pm
ct123
ct123
15 h

6.38 laminated glass or retrofit double glazing

6.38 laminated glass or retrofit double glazing

I'd love to hear what you went with! I've just bought a place that has bedroom windows on a busy intersection and it can get super noisy. I've considered double glazing…

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ct123
Jan 17, 2022 4:31 pm

Hi all, we have a two story house and the plumber has detected moisture under the tiles through grout issues so we will look to get that replaced but infrared camera shows…

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ccjyche14
Jan 17, 2022 2:15 pm

Stockland - Land Release Process

Stockland - Land Release Process

Me and my wife (FHB's) are very interested in purchasing land at one of Stockland's master-planned estates in Sydney. Just wondering if someone who has gone through this…

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fhbnewbie
Jan 17, 2022 2:02 pm

Hey people, i'd love to add a ceiling fan to this room which is a bedroom; but we have these massive ceiling medallions/roses. Additionally these old but cheapish…

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parawolf
Jan 17, 2022 12:52 pm

Saw this unit around me. Similar structure to yours. Hope the colours are somewhat similar to what you want? I would ditch that stone cladded column, too old fashioned.…

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Jason526
Jan 17, 2022 11:15 am

Ethical conduct or no?

Ethical conduct or no?

Other than point you in the right direction with regards to the questions you need to ask and answers you need to seek... Here 1. Get sand penetrometer ( soil compaction)…

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StructuralBIMGuy
Jan 17, 2022 10:57 am
StructuralBIMGuy

Alfresco Surface Tiling

Alfresco Surface Tiling

that's what i'm considering. I'll have a concrete slab... just need to decide on how much to rebate the concrete. whether to allow just for tile to be laid directly on…

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mockkie
Jan 17, 2022 10:49 am

Neighbour trespassing on our property to remove plants again

Neighbour trespassing on our property to remove plants again

You neighbour has trespassed and damaged / stolen your property despite your assurance you would trim the the plant. Ask them to fix it or compensate you to make it right.

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Kippers01
Jan 17, 2022 8:26 am

Leaning steel piers

Leaning steel piers

Suggest you check the moisture levels in the subfloor, house, and cupboards. Sloping block, concreted subfloor, poor constuction, strange repairs, and forced ventilation…

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Kippers01
Jan 17, 2022 8:16 am
ChrisBirmele
ChrisBirmele
Yesterday

Manually operatable BAL-FZ Fire Shutters?

Manually operatable BAL-FZ Fire Shutters?

I am well versed with the regulation, the Warrior-FZ products and the difficulty of finding a supplier. Obviously you don't know either, thanks for your effort but it…

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ChrisBirmele
Jan 16, 2022 7:13 pm
Flamingo
Flamingo
16 January

dropdown ceiling

dropdown ceiling

I paid $800 for kitchen drop down ceiling, it seems reasonable.

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Flamingo
Jan 16, 2022 5:38 pm

Drop from slab to fence

Drop from slab to fence

I would expect that the slab design would include piers under the edge beam as you have drainage running approx 500mm outside the slab edge, this would be within the zone…

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BuildingandLegal
Jan 16, 2022 4:55 pm
arcadelt
arcadelt
16 January

Flyscreen door face install?

Flyscreen door face install?

Not weird. I actually wish we would have done that because when you go to close the doors, you trap all the insects sitting on the screen inside the house, which is kind…

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arcadelt
Jan 16, 2022 4:09 pm

Does a construction certificate expire?

Does a construction certificate expire?

Mate, I'm just a dumb builder with 16 different trade qual's and a Bachelor in Construction, have been at this for 40 years including writing expert reports for the courts…

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BuildingandLegal
Jan 16, 2022 3:53 pm
shazz87
shazz87
16 January

Small U shape kitchen

Small U shape kitchen

Hi have an original kitchen design of 2.7 X 2.7m with two entries. But barely any bench space. We are knocking down the wall into dining area. Will be left with a 10cm…

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shazz87
Jan 16, 2022 7:12 am
Sinu
Sinu
15 January

Chipping concrete slab rebate

Chipping concrete slab rebate

The concrete slab rebate is extending across the bricks by 10-20 mm Concretor mentioned for perimeter concreting, that extension needs to be chipped to maintain the…

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Sinu
Jan 15, 2022 9:12 pm

Being as it’s meant to look like a wall hung artwork the wall mount is a little tricky to install and you can’t mount this over a power point if you want it to sit…

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CD12JD
Jan 15, 2022 5:01 pm
CD12JD
Meccxmecc
Meccxmecc
15 January

First Home - Custom Design in Ipswich - Fireplace & TV

First Home - Custom Design in Ipswich - Fireplace & TV
QLD
1 ... 27, 28, 29

Thank you 😊 for replying me so thoroughly Make me feel so much better going with it Congratulations with your home 🏡 good to live in a home you ❤

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Meccxmecc
Jan 15, 2022 4:51 pm
Home2021
Home2021
15 January

bearers & Joist Alfreso

bearers & Joist Alfreso

Hi, Just wondering any of you have bearers & Joist Alfreso which has concrete on it and tiling. Is it possible to have that? If yes how the builder to it? Currently for…

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Home2021
Jan 15, 2022 2:52 pm
Flamingo
Flamingo
15 January

Swimming pool tiling installation cost

Swimming pool tiling installation cost

Hi guys, I have never built a pool before, I have got a quote for $6900 for install only (I supply tiles) to pool surround plus copping, size $18m2 + 24lm Pool coping. Is…

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Flamingo
Jan 15, 2022 1:49 pm
Meccxmecc
Meccxmecc
15 January

Coral Homes Grange 22 Build - QLD

Coral Homes Grange 22 Build - QLD
QLD
1 ... 4, 5, 6

Hi Allblaqk I've read from the other post that you've built with jkw. Do you mind to give me some details..e.g quality fixtures etc Ty

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Meccxmecc
Jan 15, 2022 12:50 pm
Ryde new built
Ryde new built
15 January

FSR - Right of Carriageway

FSR - Right of Carriageway

We own the…

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Ryde new built
Jan 15, 2022 12:12 pm
centralcoast71
centralcoast71
15 January

Metricon Electricals

Metricon Electricals

ANyone know if Metricon on central coast is also using Strautus?

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centralcoast71
Jan 15, 2022 12:03 pm
centralcoast71
centralcoast71
15 January

Icon Homes

Icon Homes
NSW

probs too late but icon have a contract claus that you can't put anything negative on social media so tht can be why you can't find anything.

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centralcoast71
Jan 15, 2022 12:00 pm
timlavelle
timlavelle
15 January

First home buyer/build and question around loan process

First home buyer/build and question around loan process
NSW

Thanks strannik, noname, flamingo and Cbee for all the replies! Makes me feel more comfortable getting these included on the loan price. Also really good info on the LVR…

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timlavelle
Jan 15, 2022 10:04 am
timlavelle

Sorry for the delay but I am restricted at the moment. You have provided great information that also indicates you have done your homework. I will provide information…

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SaveH2O
Jan 15, 2022 1:09 am
SaveH2O
CBee
CBee
14 January

Dulux colour match for polytech cafe cream

Dulux colour match for polytech cafe cream

Just in response to my own question in case anyone ever has the same question. Ha! I got a sample of polytech cafe cream matt and compared it to some of my dulux paint…

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CBee
Jan 14, 2022 8:57 pm
misssally2022
misssally2022
14 January

Taubmans exterior + dulux interior

Taubmans exterior + dulux interior

I have picked some Taubmans colours for my external paint... Can I then use Dulux colours inside or will it look funny?

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misssally2022
Jan 14, 2022 6:48 pm

Has anyone installed sliding doors to a metal frame wardrobe before? I've got the standard 80's double brick, metal frame door Australian house. The bedrooms have…

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Simbo2
Jan 14, 2022 3:31 pm
Bcr83
Bcr83
14 January

Retaining wall & council woes what next

Retaining wall & council woes what next

Long story as these things usually are. Approved plan has a retaining wall adjacent to side boundary. Engineering details are included etc. my block side boundary…

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Bcr83
Jan 14, 2022 2:57 pm

Spec Builders for 12m wide property

Spec Builders for 12m wide property

NSW CDC guidelines allow 55% of land size which would be 290. Council is 55% of buidable area which does include setback requirements hence the smaller build area.

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FinallyFoundAHome
Jan 14, 2022 12:43 pm
Home2021
Home2021
13 January

alfresco above ground

alfresco above ground

Thanks Boris

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Home2021
Jan 13, 2022 9:36 pm
gunny
gunny
13 January

Tile look colorbond roof

Tile look colorbond roof

We need colorbond roof due to low roof pitch. Can someone recommend or provide links to suppliers who might be selling tile look colorbond roof material?

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gunny
Jan 13, 2022 7:44 pm
gunny
gunny
13 January

Tile look colorbond roof

Tile look colorbond roof
NSW

We need a colorbond roof due to roof pitch. Is tile look colorbond an option? Please help with links and images.

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gunny
Jan 13, 2022 7:39 pm
aussieta
aussieta
13 January

Painting discovered under wallpaper! how to peel off?

Painting discovered under wallpaper! how to peel off?

you work in arts and heritage yet ask internet randoms for advice i would have thought you were the experts

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aussieta
Jan 13, 2022 5:44 pm
aussieta

Hi guys i am fairly new to building a double story house and stuff and have recently got myself a 448 lot in Melbourne during my search for house designs i have realized i…

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vikram6644
Jan 13, 2022 3:41 pm
DesignerBuilder
DesignerBuilder
13 January

Career change into building design

Career change into building design

Hi all, I'm strongly considering a career change into building design (away from industrial design), and looking for opinions of the industry from anyone that is, or…

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DesignerBuilder
Jan 13, 2022 12:16 pm
CD12JD
CD12JD
13 January

Recent McDonald Jones construction experiences.

Recent McDonald Jones construction experiences.

Wow that sounds nasty … I hope all gets sorted out soon for you

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CD12JD
Jan 13, 2022 11:27 am
CD12JD

"Be Very carful of your estimating" Builder goes broke

"Be Very carful of your estimating" Builder goes broke

Can't believe the tassie government removed Insolvency insurance from building contracts? Great advice from the MBA everyone should be checking their material Estimates…

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StructuralBIMGuy
Jan 13, 2022 9:34 am
StructuralBIMGuy
magirl
magirl
13 January

Anyone build with new homes shop ?

Anyone build with new homes shop ?

I did read the last 2 months review on them but this is a bit too late for me because i already signed a contract to them...now im getting a bit worried...im first home buyer:(

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magirl
Jan 13, 2022 9:11 am
bashworth
bashworth
13 January

Framing Clarification

Framing Clarification

I can't see your photos but with prefabricated frames if a mistake has been made the frame can be bigger than the slab and the guys erecting the frame won't alter the…

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bashworth
Jan 13, 2022 8:44 am
bashworth
fritzi
fritzi
12 January

Brunfelsia white caps

Brunfelsia white caps

Hi everyone. About 10 years ago I bought a Brunfelsia undulata White Caps. It had the most beautiful white trumpet flowers with an amazing night fragrance. And then I…

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fritzi
Jan 12, 2022 11:08 pm
AnjC
AnjC
12 January

Lintels and things

Lintels and things

Aha! Thanks. This makes sense. Yeah, it’s a nice suburb but I still think it’s overpriced! Lucky for me I’m not going to be selling any time soon so won’t be…

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AnjC
Jan 12, 2022 10:43 pm

i would think in terms of at least a year or more not months for such a big job and there are numerous options but i would keep the original front door and central access…

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oklouise
Jan 12, 2022 9:06 pm

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