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Induction cooktop

Induction cooktop

You can buy a small induction cooktop from Kmart for $49 and try it out. I have one in my butlers pantry and I use it a lot more than my gas stove. It heats up much…

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amilelka
Mar 19, 2019 7:57 pm

Protecting your Slab

Protecting your Slab
1 ... 24, 25, 26

Hmm do u have a link to share? Not to say I don't trust u. :) I swear reading on this forums that the csiro guide is wrong when it says concrete path is 50mm fall. It…

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MyFirst
Mar 19, 2019 7:54 pm

Anyone built with format or dechellis in sa?

Anyone built with format or dechellis in sa?

Oh boy. I could have written this exact post. We too have a useless concierge (cough) and encumberance issues, though coucnil approval was pretty standard.…

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Iguanatan
Mar 19, 2019 7:52 pm
Althom
Althom
18 m

Ensuite bathroom door - required or not?

Ensuite bathroom door - required or not?

That's what we did. With a pelmet over the top it looks like it's always been there

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Althom
Mar 19, 2019 7:39 pm
Althom

Wrong render color?

Wrong render color?
QLD

Yeah looks darker. Perhaps the display home is faded a bit or wasnt really painted Terrible Billy? You can always check it with a colour swatch.

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luxbuild
Mar 19, 2019 7:31 pm

Rawson Homes - General Thread

Rawson Homes - General Thread
NSW
1 ... 33, 34, 35

The standard tender says 2 zones and one on at a time, which is normally one floor. 1 zone in 3 sounds fine. I think they get concerned if its one outlet, but wouldn't…

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luxbuild
Mar 19, 2019 7:26 pm

Burbank review and time to build - vic

Burbank review and time to build - vic

Not to good doorframes are different hight supposed to be all the same hight. All ceilings are spray painted and first coat on walls as well then roller finished on walls…

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Klogwog
Mar 19, 2019 7:19 pm

Help with north facing block

Help with north facing block

Sorry, when I first mentioned a 'central' courtyard, yeah I meant a 'side' courtyard/alfresco as per what amilelka posted above. Anyhow first comment on your revised plan…

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darb74
Mar 19, 2019 5:04 pm
darb74

WA - Ben Trager - Hammond Park

WA - Ben Trager - Hammond Park
WA
1, 2, 3

Ive already got aggregate going pretty much all over the place and realistically an aggregate path would be cheaper than stepping stones (too much formwork…

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steel
Mar 19, 2019 5:00 pm

Good news, the revised windows schedule has come back and the additional double glazing component has come in at only $9k. I say “only” but I was envisaging a LOT…

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Hillsbuilds
Mar 19, 2019 4:57 pm

What is Rigid Slab Freeboard?

What is Rigid Slab Freeboard?

Surprised no experts replied on your thread. But as per the wording slab on ground is waffle is what I reckon. My contract include the engineering for the…

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MyFirst
Mar 19, 2019 4:35 pm

KDR by Sienna Homes in sunny bayside Melbourne

KDR by Sienna Homes in sunny bayside Melbourne

I love the simplicity of your floor plan, especially the ground floor. It's a very functional space. Good luck with your build!

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amilelka
Mar 19, 2019 4:25 pm

Notice of Completion by Builder when work not completed

Notice of Completion by Builder when work not completed
QLD

My contract says the below Owner to provide signed defects list to Builder in certain circumstances If at the final inspection of the Works the Owner claims any defects…

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brokenstick
Mar 19, 2019 3:42 pm
brokenstick
Ver
Ver
5 h

Verdant hill tarneit

Verdant hill tarneit

My sunset clause is in June But someone above mentioned there sunset clause is in March for stage 1 or 2 March 15

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Ver
Mar 19, 2019 3:09 pm

Slab Type

Slab Type

Yes. The report should say: site classified as P due to ..., but soil class is ... (M/H1/H2, etc.)

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alexp79
Mar 19, 2019 2:58 pm

8Homes vs Burbank?

8Homes vs Burbank?
VIC

Hi Day63 Did you finalise anything - I am about to finalise either with Burbank Williamstown 251 or 8Homes Tempo 4-27....

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saeen
Mar 19, 2019 2:37 pm

Building with Wisdom Homes

Building with Wisdom Homes
NSW
1 ... 719, 720, 721

Hi Chompy, Mainly GPOs (internal & externals), ceiling fans (outdoor, guest room down stairs and masters suite), down lights, data…

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Femstar
Mar 19, 2019 2:31 pm
Manj
Manj
5 h

Building Surveyor for OB Melbourne

Building Surveyor for OB Melbourne

The Council's have Surveyors and there is also a company called DJM in Burwood that is used by many volume builders

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Manj
Mar 19, 2019 2:27 pm
Manj

Trees on Common Area causing slab heave

Trees on Common Area causing slab heave

Hi All, I have an issue where the symptoms of slab heave are see in my IP. Large cracks in the ceiling, cracks on tiles and doors are sticking due to soil…

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StateOE
Mar 19, 2019 1:09 pm

Manor lakes stage 167

Manor lakes stage 167
VIC

Hi NadBuildinWyndham I am building in Manor Lakes in stage 166 How are you going with your building - I am thinking of building with Burbank / 8Homes What problem you are…

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saeen
Mar 19, 2019 11:54 am

Verdant Hill Tarneit

Verdant Hill Tarneit
1, 2

The lady at verdant hill seems to sweet talking everyone and misleading everyone Stage 1 and 2 were supposed to be released this March And still haven’t…

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Tracker1
Mar 19, 2019 11:35 am

what Kitchen Mixer do you have?

what Kitchen Mixer do you have?

thats what i figured - everything everywhere was brass internally. thanks for the tip on Bunnings.

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Taniaimran
Mar 19, 2019 11:33 am
Taniaimran

Who's building with fowler homes???

Who's building with fowler homes???
NSW

Hi, Who is building with Fowler homes in Sydney? We are at Elara, Marsden aprk. Our land is registering in 2 weeks time and we are plan to sign the building contract soon.…

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stage28
Mar 19, 2019 11:19 am

Building the Simonds Cleland 233 in SA

Building the Simonds Cleland 233 in SA
SA
1, 2

Thanks for the advice I’ll make sure I’ll get plenty of photos , I showed my mates that do footings and they were really impressed also on how earth footings are…

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Tysonandkaylie
Mar 19, 2019 10:35 am

How to seal your coloured driveway Step by Step

How to seal your coloured driveway Step by Step

I found the following link was super useful! I contacted them and they said they sell to australia too so I went with the acid wash and clear penetrating sealer. v happy…

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Jason44
Mar 19, 2019 9:20 am
IamSAM
IamSAM
11 h

Who else is building with Eden Brae?

Who else is building with Eden Brae?
NSW
1 ... 762, 763, 764

Get the upgrade to 4 zones in a way that best suits your living style.

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IamSAM
Mar 19, 2019 8:36 am
IamSAM

Hi this is a picture of my back yard slab that shows where the coating is failing, at the top you can see where a repair has failed. This failure started to fail after…

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jdlx
Mar 19, 2019 8:29 am
jdlx

Building with Metricon

Building with Metricon
NSW
1 ... 418, 419, 420

We too are happy with the build. The build time was approximately 9 months from slab pour to handover. https://r.tapatalk.com/shareLink?url=ht ... are_type=t

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excited_builders
Mar 19, 2019 6:42 am

Who is Building with Sienna homes in Melbourne

Who is Building with Sienna homes in Melbourne
VIC

Hi all, I've started a forum post on Sienna Homes if anyone is still contemplating using them: viewtopic.php?f=31&t=94933 Cheers

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SuperSabre76
Mar 18, 2019 10:50 pm

March 18 - Brickwork Day 12 Nearly finished, only the last few courses of the internal face brick feature wall to complete and the brickwork above the garage and portico…

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thme
Mar 18, 2019 9:37 pm

H2 Slab without Piers

H2 Slab without Piers
VIC

What is a rigid slab? Is it another name of raft slab?

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Vikhome
Mar 18, 2019 9:37 pm

Fairhaven Homes

Fairhaven Homes
VIC
1 ... 22, 23, 24

Thanks for the Info CaliCat. Hope you settle in with your home. TurtleGaz

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TurtleGaz
Mar 18, 2019 8:35 pm
DaniB
DaniB
24 h

Garage extension and other alterations Emporio 43

Garage extension and other alterations Emporio 43

Hi All, Just wondering if anyone has made the prayer room from the garage space via extended the garage to 2-3 metres and entry to prayer room is from the corridor? I am…

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DaniB
Mar 18, 2019 8:24 pm
till51
till51
24 h

Bradnams Awning windows restricted opennings.

Bradnams Awning windows restricted opennings.

Thanks ECOECO. The awning windows are at the back of a lowset house and I totally agree that restricting them to 8cms is a load of @%$& because they may fall out if…

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till51
Mar 18, 2019 8:13 pm
Choppy182
Choppy182
Yesterday

Kitchen layout question

Kitchen layout question

option 2 allows people to get into the WIP without disrupting the work area (working triangle) whilst creating more bench space. Though if you went option 1 you should…

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Choppy182
Mar 18, 2019 7:24 pm
KingTaco
KingTaco
Yesterday

Madison 35 by Clarendon Homes - frame/enclosed stage

Madison 35 by Clarendon Homes - frame/enclosed stage
QLD
1, 2, 3, 4

Hi MiB - congratulations on getting the slab down! Yeah i'm using an independent inspector and Clarendon have been fine about it. It's been pretty straightforward and…

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KingTaco
Mar 18, 2019 7:18 pm
KingTaco
KingTaco
KingTaco
Yesterday

Custom build on acerage in Ipswich QLD

Custom build on acerage in Ipswich QLD
QLD
1, 2

Chiffon is a great colour - it was on our short list too, so good choice there :)

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KingTaco
Mar 18, 2019 7:06 pm
KingTaco
Norfolk
Norfolk
Yesterday

Building with Metricon in Sydney

Building with Metricon in Sydney
NSW
1, 2

Agree with you both. Our Metricon build took nearly 2 years to get an OK level of workmanship costing an extra $85,000 in rent, interest, inspection fees and legal…

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Norfolk
Mar 18, 2019 6:57 pm
Donna .c
Donna .c
Yesterday

Security screen sliding door

Security screen sliding door

Hi I have a screen door with no sliding wheels on it is it possible to put holes in it to add wheels

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Donna .c
Mar 18, 2019 5:41 pm
stellabella
stellabella
Yesterday

Stellabella's second build -builder liquidated, through QBCC

Stellabella's second build -builder liquidated, through QBCC
QLD
1 ... 8, 9, 10

They use Wattyl Paints, we've gone Wattyl White inside (we were originally having two internal colours as previous builder allowed this as long as one wasn't just to one…

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stellabella
Mar 18, 2019 4:59 pm
stellabella
HappyPics
HappyPics
Yesterday

Rain runoff getting down the outside wall and through the sl

Rain runoff getting down the outside wall and through the sl

After the recent heavy rain we've got a water issue in our garage.The bottom of the house is Besser block walls that sits below ground level. The run-off coming down the…

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HappyPics
Mar 18, 2019 4:07 pm
DaniB
DaniB
Yesterday

KDR Henley Emporio 43

KDR Henley Emporio 43

Hi All, I am thinking of building Emporio 43 escape facade with Henley, please tell us your experiences with that builder. And also if anyone has made the prayer room and…

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DaniB
Mar 18, 2019 3:18 pm
Brad_2477
Brad_2477
Yesterday

Coral Homes Daydream 28 Far North Coast NSW

Coral Homes Daydream 28 Far North Coast NSW
NSW
1 ... 7, 8, 9

"You generally do not use doors for ventilation" I agree. I think the PC is taking the wording "all windows, external doors and other openings" in the DA conditions and…

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Brad_2477
Mar 18, 2019 2:52 pm
mishb
mishb
Yesterday

Stone Ambassador Feedback

Stone Ambassador Feedback

My country house and city apartment were finished about the same time. The Silestone benchtop in the apartment already had a chip in it on handover, the edges seem quite…

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mishb
Mar 18, 2019 2:41 pm
mattscib
mattscib
Yesterday

Concrete path against back of home to prevent water ingress

Concrete path against back of home to prevent water ingress

Hi guys & gals, I have been reading on the forum and gained some great ideas. Not long bought a property on the Sunshine Coast…

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mattscib
Mar 18, 2019 2:40 pm
wowonly
wowonly
Yesterday

Saratoga Rise

Saratoga Rise
NSW
1, 2, 3

Hi David, Do you have any update on contours survey? Thanks

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wowonly
Mar 18, 2019 2:26 pm

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