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Building with Wisdom Homes

Building with Wisdom Homes
NSW
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Did anyone had to get an engineer's sign-off any specific construction defects? was it as simple as requesting your site supervisor or you had to escalate to upper management?

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SaintSir
Jan 25, 2022 4:53 pm

Sliding door frame to alfresco

Sliding door frame to alfresco

noname can you share who you are building and what design? Thanks

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sjacob
Jan 25, 2022 4:35 pm

Home warranty insurance

Home warranty insurance

This isn't how you choose a builder. To be honest i think youve confused them with the question rather than them having anything to hide. the value of their cap is…

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Noname
Jan 25, 2022 4:25 pm

Contract Tips Before Signing

Contract Tips Before Signing

Hi @ We are in Victoria and going to sign the HIA Contract soon. But there are some changes and variations that need to be in that contract. Ex: delete the…

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AseDE
Jan 25, 2022 4:20 pm

Building & Developing A Duplex In North Ryde

Building & Developing A Duplex In North Ryde
1, 2, 3, 4, 5

We just finished our internals & externals selections.. wish it was done earlier (lost a month or more due to Dec-Jan..). I am hoping to conclude the paperwork by mid /…

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RameshN
Jan 25, 2022 4:19 pm

Building with Hall & Hart Homes

Building with Hall & Hart Homes
NSW
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Thanks Mia. Hopefully you will be done soon and will have a beautiful house that makes the delays worthwhile. Yes I am very prepared for the upgrades to risk blowing our…

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mazz246
Jan 25, 2022 3:56 pm

Building a Chelsea with Hall and Hart

Building a Chelsea with Hall and Hart
NSW

We are in the very early stages and have been quoted around $780k for a 42. This is with some upgrades accounted for but obviously will go up once we go through our…

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mazz246
Jan 25, 2022 3:42 pm
Jaxr
Jaxr
4 h

Neighbour trespassing on our property to remove plants again

Neighbour trespassing on our property to remove plants again

Gee mate. I am the one who is annoyed after they asked me to do something then went into a narcissistic rage and tried to bully me and threaten me with bad relations…

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Jaxr
Jan 25, 2022 2:15 pm

Thomas Archer Hue 42 Bayside Build - 2020/21

Thomas Archer Hue 42 Bayside Build - 2020/21
VIC
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Just looking at some of the photos of your stunning sheers. Who did you use for window furnishings?

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JoeyJoJo
Jan 25, 2022 1:07 pm

Excellent questions oklouise! Yes, the dimensions are pretty hard to read. The downside of using a free tool to create it (I don't have the energy to reproduce it right…

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BanjoDan
Jan 25, 2022 11:47 am

Berwick Waters - Phase2

Berwick Waters - Phase2

Hi, Just checking if anyone has bought land in Berwick waters, Phase 2 project and planning to build. Appreciate if people can share their experiences and thoughts related…

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4mozfan
Jan 25, 2022 11:28 am

Floorplan thoughts??

Floorplan thoughts??

Is the study actually going to be used as a study? It looks quite small. I'd feel a bit claustrophobic being in there. If it isn't necessary I'd consider turning it into…

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Spazzen
Jan 25, 2022 11:21 am

Side access to hang clothes

Side access to hang clothes

Seems impossible. You have all sides of your house blocked. One idea you could bring to your designer and see if they can re structure the house. Swap locations of…

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Jason526
Jan 25, 2022 11:21 am
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Infinite-Justice
Jan 25, 2022 10:54 am

Banksia House from YourHome Passive Design

Banksia House from YourHome Passive Design

I'd love to see and share! I'll DM you to kick it off.

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arfshesaid
Jan 25, 2022 10:33 am

Berwick waters upper banks

Berwick waters upper banks

Hi, this is a very later reply :-)! But, i just joined the forum and yes I bought a land there. How about you?

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4mozfan
Jan 25, 2022 10:20 am

Rainwater harvesting system - Perth

Rainwater harvesting system - Perth

You could for example experience a 1:20 intensity that is just short of qualifying as a 1:50 intensity which is well above the …

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Firpo2019
Jan 25, 2022 9:55 am

AC indoor unit connection with Stormwater system

AC indoor unit connection with Stormwater system

A rainwater harvesting system has to comply with the Performance Requirements found in the NCC. The PCA, Page 65, BP6.2 states: (!) A rainwater harvesting system must be…

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SaveH2O
Jan 25, 2022 9:46 am
SaveH2O

Thomas Archer Hue 44 Bayside Build - 2021

Thomas Archer Hue 44 Bayside Build - 2021

I find with TA that they generally just do what they are directed to. One of the areas I think they could improve is having more co-ordination between the office and the…

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sifntdaz
Jan 25, 2022 9:25 am

extension of a semi house in Sydney eastern suburb

extension of a semi house in Sydney eastern suburb

Hi Larry Builders in the renovation game such as ourselves have to look at plans, engineering and all other documentation to determine which sort of margin % we work…

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Modern Era Constructions
Jan 25, 2022 9:14 am
Modern Era Constructions

How much did my build cost?

How much did my build cost?

Agreed, everyone has a different taste to things, floor size and bedrooms does not really mean anything. It all comes down to your selections. For example, I am very…

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Flamingo
Jan 24, 2022 9:39 pm
Nous
Nous
24 h

Durisol Builder in Sydney

Durisol Builder in Sydney

What is everyone using in Perth?

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Nous
Jan 24, 2022 6:52 pm
Bob Dove
Bob Dove
Yesterday

BUILDING WITH SCOTT SALISBURY HOMES IN ADELAIDE

BUILDING WITH SCOTT SALISBURY HOMES IN ADELAIDE
SA

Hope things went better for you than our experience, which on a $1m+ renovation was not good at all. We have a website devoted to our experience building with Scott…

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Bob Dove
Jan 24, 2022 3:32 pm
zan007
zan007
Yesterday

Metricon Build - Duxton 35 Geelong

Metricon Build - Duxton 35 Geelong
VIC
1 ... 4, 5, 6

Hi twuuni, I know this is very old thread but still hoping for the response. :) Your house looks awesome and thanks for this forum. It's so helpful for people like…

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zan007
Jan 24, 2022 3:21 pm
Jason526
Jason526
Yesterday

Western Sydney custom build: solar passive

Western Sydney custom build: solar passive
NSW

The shutters seem to only block 1 out 3 sliding door panels according to the elevation drawing. Not sure how helpful that would be. You already live on this land…

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Jason526
Jan 24, 2022 2:01 pm

Building price increases

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

Hey all! From speaking to some Builder on the ground in Melbourne, they have done a flat markup up across all cost centres in some cases of 7% - 12%. Small builders…

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Homebuildguide-Colin
Jan 24, 2022 1:12 pm
Homebuildguide-Colin
liana_es
liana_es
Yesterday

Has anyone built with Thomas Paul Construction?

Has anyone built with Thomas Paul Construction?

I am planning to build a duplex in NewCastle with . Would like to know if anyone has worked with them already for your investment property and how was your experience?

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liana_es
Jan 24, 2022 12:48 pm
Kippers01
Kippers01
Yesterday

Has anyone built with Lily Homes (NSW) in recent times ?

Has anyone built with Lily Homes (NSW) in recent times ?

Why not ask Lily Homes for the contct details of some of their recent customers for references?, with appropriate permissions of course.

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Kippers01
Jan 24, 2022 11:49 am
KnockItDown
KnockItDown
Yesterday

Custom Build - Tender Presentation 24th Jan

Custom Build - Tender Presentation 24th Jan
1, 2

I didn't tie the builder to any format as I wanted to see what they can provide based on the requirements I have provided.

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KnockItDown
Jan 24, 2022 9:20 am
KnockItDown

Hi, I am renovating my backyard/courtyard. There is an existing brick wall on my boundary. Due to use excavating slightly lower, we have put a retaining wall on that…

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Milo1234
Jan 24, 2022 8:49 am
Bvgary
Bvgary
24 January

Builder’s extra charges on fixed-price contract

Builder’s extra charges on fixed-price contract

Many people have this problem when work clients or employees call very often and distract you from your work process.

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Bvgary
Jan 24, 2022 3:29 am
Mox80
Mox80
23 January

Complying Development Setback - Northern Beaches Council

Complying Development Setback - Northern Beaches Council

Call or email your Council and they will provide you with all the information before you go any further. Send an email with all the information and do a follow-up call…

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Mox80
Jan 23, 2022 11:47 pm
Mox80
Mox80
23 January

Help need .. can i pullout home and land package

Help need .. can i pullout home and land package

The land and build contracts are two different contracts unless the developer has merged both or has a special clause where you have to build with their builder. What is…

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Mox80
Jan 23, 2022 11:42 pm
antler
antler
23 January

West facing window in Canberra

West facing window in Canberra

It is! I'm sure it does, but we've been given little feedback on it. I've been doing my own research using solar-path modelling. Removing that west-facing window has…

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antler
Jan 23, 2022 11:01 pm
Gildea
Gildea
23 January

Building with Fairmont Homes NSW - Balmoral 42

Building with Fairmont Homes NSW - Balmoral 42
1, 2

Plenty, nothing structural / major though. Just plenty of little things, (e.g. painting issues, sliding doors move to much in rollers so can't lock, front door doesn't…

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Gildea
Jan 23, 2022 10:10 pm

Yes, we understand that, we are just wanting to streamline the Red tape, as over 90% of DAT's are purchased & installed by the Farmer. Knowing what the Conduit Codes are…

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The Raptor
Jan 23, 2022 5:33 pm
The Raptor
lukazi
lukazi
23 January

Wall cracks, building footpath as per CSIRO BTF18

Wall cracks, building footpath as per CSIRO BTF18

Thanks so much! I bought the house in 2017 and it has been managed by a property manager. I have asked the PM to take the pictures of the cracks but this is somehow very…

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lukazi
Jan 23, 2022 5:08 pm

Should we go ahead with double story extension on top of waf

Should we go ahead with double story extension on top of waf

Thanks for sending that through. The proposed plan seems functional but the budget may end up being quite tight. The issue with working with existing building is that…

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Homebuildguide-Colin
Jan 23, 2022 4:57 pm
Homebuildguide-Colin
caphe
caphe
23 January

Fairmont NSW Balmoral

Fairmont NSW Balmoral
NSW

We are yet to build with Fairmont NSW for the Balmoral 42. Just curious to find out any experiences or issues from those who have built with Fairmont NSW. How many years…

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caphe
Jan 23, 2022 4:54 pm
TeresainGB
TeresainGB
23 January

Reputable pool repair/service companies

Reputable pool repair/service companies

I moved to my property last year in Oct and one of the clauses was "Pool and its equipment to be in good working order" Well pretty much none of it was except for a…

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TeresainGB
Jan 23, 2022 4:39 pm
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Spazzen
Jan 23, 2022 3:35 pm

AllCastle - Electrical inclusion (grey area)

AllCastle - Electrical inclusion (grey area)

Yes that is how I read it too. However, I would just send them an email & ask for written clarification in any case. The exact number of all electrical supplies should…

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Homebuildguide-Colin
Jan 23, 2022 3:31 pm
Homebuildguide-Colin
Spazzen
Spazzen
23 January

Multipurpose Media Room Design/Layout Advice

Multipurpose Media Room Design/Layout Advice

I haven't done much research into switches recently, I'd see if it allows you to adjust the latency of the outputs to ensure you can adjust and sync the projector and…

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Spazzen
Jan 23, 2022 3:24 pm
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Homebuildguide-Colin
Jan 23, 2022 2:27 pm
Homebuildguide-Colin

Extensions - suggestions and advice welcome

Extensions - suggestions and advice welcome

Hey melandBlitz Good luck with your project. that gives details about the different stages of a custom home build. Extensions follow a similar process. These are the…

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Homebuildguide-Colin
Jan 23, 2022 12:25 pm
Homebuildguide-Colin

Defective frame

Defective frame

Those defects need to be fixed Also request a certified alternate method for fixing defective connections, ie crack, splits, etc, in writing To help with the…

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StructuralBIMGuy
Jan 23, 2022 10:00 am
StructuralBIMGuy

Apsley by Qube Mandogalup - Kwinana WA

Apsley by Qube Mandogalup - Kwinana WA
WA

Oh that sucks. no Notice yet. I will follow up and get back to you. Good luck.

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sonycontactsforhitesh
Jan 23, 2022 1:51 am
Mox80
Mox80
23 January

Brick colours to go with Light coloured cocnrete roof tiles.

Brick colours to go with Light coloured cocnrete roof tiles.
NSW

Just ordered austral brick castellana. Cheaper than PGH. You and builder will save Se below PGH colour range. Take a tile sample and visit a PGH showroom

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Mox80
Jan 23, 2022 12:27 am
Mox80
Mox80
23 January

Interior walls cracks

Interior walls cracks

Do you have issues opening and closing windows or doors? If so it's your slab. The engineers will install a tall tale to measure the movement and crack and will draft a…

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Mox80
Jan 23, 2022 12:21 am

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