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Who is Building Glenleigh With Kurmond Homes 2021?

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

Timeline updates 😁 Selected builder November 2020 Bought Land February 2021 Many modifications on Glenleigh design… We signed tender on 17th August. DA Approved…

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Haddie
Oct 26, 2021 1:47 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

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

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
15 h

Hebel Power Floor

Hebel Power Floor

thanks alexp79 and @ashington Homes

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idev
Oct 25, 2021 3:00 pm

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
18 h

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

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

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

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

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

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
Yesterday

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
Yesterday

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
Yesterday

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
Yesterday

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
Stewie D
Stewie D
24 October

Painting asbestos

Painting asbestos

How hot does the sheeting become when the fireplace is used? If it isn't too hot to touch, then any acrylic paint will do. It is just to seal the fibres so that they don't…

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Stewie D
Oct 24, 2021 6:32 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
Jessikajade
Jessikajade
23 October

Information on building a small home

Information on building a small home

Thankyou, I guess I am going by Friends building experiences in the same area over the past 2 years. To boot the block adjacent to our block that was purchased in February…

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Jessikajade
Oct 23, 2021 3:25 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
oklouise
oklouise
23 October

Garage North West facing block orientation

Garage North West facing block orientation

with the a suitable your block will be fine for a new build in Brisbane... check the excellent YourHome.gov.au website for advice about passive solar design, orientation…

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oklouise
Oct 23, 2021 8:06 am

Custom Floorplan comments and review

Custom Floorplan comments and review

I appreciate you sharing such great information. Could you tell me more about…

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lenovolaptop2249
Oct 23, 2021 12:04 am
wagga123
wagga123
22 October

Flu vent on roof

Flu vent on roof

** Natural Gas **

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wagga123
Oct 22, 2021 9:13 pm
Wellbuild
Wellbuild
22 October

Thomas Archer Evoke (Modified) Kingston Build - 2020/2021/20

Thomas Archer Evoke (Modified) Kingston Build - 2020/2021/20
1, 2, 3, 4

Wardrobes are standard. We only have those drawers (one set) in our main WIR. All the other bedrooms just have the hangers. This was a mistake. We should've done two…

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Wellbuild
Oct 22, 2021 8:29 pm
glutamic
glutamic
22 October

Knockdown Rebuild Acre Inner Melbourne

Knockdown Rebuild Acre Inner Melbourne

Good advice, I completely agree. My dream is to build on the block though but just reading some things online like WOLF who suggests $5000+ per sqm is too much at the…

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glutamic
Oct 22, 2021 8:24 pm

If you need a separate powder room, you could possibly carve out some space in the laundry. The existing laundry dimensions look quite generous with lots of potentially…

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mockkie
Oct 22, 2021 3:20 pm
alexp79
alexp79
22 October

Cost of new ceiling - help with expectations

Cost of new ceiling - help with expectations

In that case, it is at least 6x more expensive than market rate. Generally you should not be paying more than $50 per sqm even in Sydney.

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alexp79
Oct 22, 2021 2:58 pm
Chana463
Chana463
22 October

Could somebody share with me what is the experience to work

Could somebody share with me what is the experience to work
WA

Hi to all of you, I am new to this forum but I would like to have more information about the experience to work with Home Group in Perth WA. They have amazing designs and…

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Chana463
Oct 22, 2021 1:18 pm

Brett Mcgauchie Area Projects Melbourne

Brett Mcgauchie Area Projects Melbourne

I also did some work for Kate Mcgauchie. Acted very nice and polite. Once I finished the work she stopped answering my calls and refused to pay me. A nasty piece of work.…

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Janey Anne Carter
Oct 22, 2021 11:45 am

Maybe you could swap the Ens and WIR in the original design? Something like this idea. Probably easier for plumbing work too. Ask your designer to re-model them and check…

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Jason526
Oct 22, 2021 11:31 am

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