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Prefab building manufacturers in Melbourne

Prefab building manufacturers in Melbourne

Does anyone know a few prefab manufacturers in Melbourne? Looking for quotations of timber materials (wall frames, floor joists, roof trusses) to frame the house. Thanks LT

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tranlan257
Dec 02, 2021 4:11 pm

How long can timber framing be exposed to weather?

How long can timber framing be exposed to weather?

Found this article from HIA which may be relevant. In general, there are a few factors that would affect the level of degradation to timber frames (Time of exposure, The…

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tranlan257
Dec 02, 2021 4:06 pm

Lot Street address wrong on the title

Lot Street address wrong on the title
WA

Hi there, I am about to settle a block of land in Perth. My block is sandwiched between a street on the back and main road on the front. As per the covenant I am required…

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TroyFWX
Dec 02, 2021 3:28 pm

Building price increases

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

StructuralBIMGuy you must be living under a rock to say society trusts Enginners it would be the same as saying I'm going to get lucky with Angelina Jolie! Look at the…

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Doozer1905
Dec 02, 2021 3:24 pm

KDR Metricon Liberty - Hampshire 45 QLD

KDR Metricon Liberty - Hampshire 45 QLD
QLD
1 ... 87, 88, 89

r_13, That's great. Was that image provided after being at StudioM? The selections guide is now on the website:

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JTLavs
Dec 02, 2021 3:23 pm

7 Months, No Brickie!

7 Months, No Brickie!

Hi Doozer, Since about the 4 month mark, the builder has been saying 4-6 weeks and then pushing it out further saying the brickie they had lined up has moved on to…

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MickB82
Dec 02, 2021 3:04 pm

Estate developer enforcing Landscaping guidelines

Estate developer enforcing Landscaping guidelines

estate design requirements aren't different for owner occ or investment. They're trying to achieve a unified look. Install some automatic reticulation so that tenants…

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Noname
Dec 02, 2021 1:14 pm

Over 700 on ours, but we had 64K in site costs and added solar, reverse cycle air con, outdoor lighting, alarm and CCTV, surround sound wiring, data and TV points…

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Sparkyf
Dec 02, 2021 10:49 am
Sparkyf

Re-level or restump?

Re-level or restump?

Hey homebase Welcome to the forum Where did you find these restumpers on "Mushroom repair review"? or a google ad for "We sell DIY stumps" You have every right to be…

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StructuralBIMGuy
Dec 02, 2021 10:44 am
StructuralBIMGuy

Building Doulton 50 with Metricon

Building Doulton 50 with Metricon
1, 2

We went with their downlights, and got batten holders in the rooms we wish to add other pendants (or a junction box in the ceiling), so at least the wiring is there! With…

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Sparkyf
Dec 02, 2021 10:35 am
Sparkyf

Masterton - Westwood

Masterton - Westwood
1, 2

Agreed. Guess we just have no option than to be patient. I am doing a knowckodwn and rebuild and was hoping to be in the new home by christmas next year. Looking unlikely…

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Citybuilder77
Dec 02, 2021 10:09 am

Bathroom floor much higher than main floor

Bathroom floor much higher than main floor

If they couldn't get the ffls levels correct A further question that begs to be answered Did they get the footing correct for masonry walls? Best to have it properly…

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StructuralBIMGuy
Dec 02, 2021 9:40 am
StructuralBIMGuy
Noname
Noname
13 h

DIY dinning table ends up wobbly

DIY dinning table ends up wobbly

Nice article I want to ask something Someone suggest me Crypto video course He said it's best course if you want to be successful in Crypto Then you will be rich…

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Noname
Dec 02, 2021 5:32 am

Choosing home builders

Choosing home builders

I am planning to build house in Brisbane ( inner west). Looking at gj, Metricon and Clarendon. Couldn’t make decisions which one to choose. GJ can make personalised…

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Crystal12
Dec 02, 2021 2:00 am

GJ Gardner or Metricon

GJ Gardner or Metricon

Hi Which one did you choose? How is your experience? Thanks

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Crystal12
Dec 02, 2021 1:59 am

I have come up with a design for our extension. Bathroom laundry and ensuite is straight forward but I would be interested on critique for the open plan portion 5x8.5m; Do…

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458
Benm
Dec 01, 2021 10:42 pm

Need help with Staircase location

Need help with Staircase location
1, 2

most of the upstairs living areas is for walkways between the stairs, bedrooms and bathrooms so attempting to make the kids bedrooms bigger by changing the upstairs…

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oklouise
Dec 01, 2021 9:14 pm

Strata reno - non-structural wall

Strata reno - non-structural wall

Bobby As Stewie says it really comes down to your body corporate rules. We just did a full reno on an apartment in lane cove ( including removing a structural wall) and…

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Ashington Homes
Dec 01, 2021 7:25 pm
Ashington Homes
FHB_NSW
FHB_NSW
Yesterday

Subject to finance approval clause in the building contract

Subject to finance approval clause in the building contract

Hi All, My apology for reposting it. However doing so with the hope of getting some definitive answers or experience someone went through Hi What's the protection of…

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FHB_NSW
Dec 01, 2021 3:50 pm
FHB_NSW
FHB_NSW
Yesterday

House and land package (split contract) loan approval in NSW

House and land package (split contract) loan approval in NSW

Hi All, New here and posted the same post earlier and posting again with the hope of getting some valuable advise from the experts. Hi All, New in the group and…

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FHB_NSW
Dec 01, 2021 3:46 pm
Briyan
Briyan
Yesterday

Windows at the back rooms on the 2 floor

Windows at the back rooms on the 2 floor

I am in Melton 3337 Appologies did not know that it differs from each council. Thought its a same in Australia Regards Bryan

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Briyan
Dec 01, 2021 3:11 pm
groundzero
groundzero
Yesterday

Water ingress through brick wall into garage

Water ingress through brick wall into garage

It's a process of elimination so one of the other possibilities is underground stormwater break which would possible flood during rainfall also check your downpipes…

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groundzero
Dec 01, 2021 2:28 pm

House Extension 2 stage Roofing question

House Extension 2 stage Roofing question

Hey Nicolette.rae Welcome to the forum I would say your designer has done the bare min. for Development Application (DA) approvals without fully understanding the overall…

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StructuralBIMGuy
Dec 01, 2021 11:54 am
StructuralBIMGuy
Stewie D
Stewie D
Yesterday

New Build - Interior Designers Melbourne

New Build - Interior Designers Melbourne

You should have posted this question in the Interiors section ... viewforum.php?f=6 to get more replies. Stewie

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Stewie D
Dec 01, 2021 11:01 am

Hi there I'm in the Sunshine Coast Qld and trying to match a new section of my gutters and fascia with the existing ones. Does anyone know who manufactures this product…

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Mikej
Dec 01, 2021 10:47 am

Slab Edge, Concrete Upstand - External Side Waterproofing

Slab Edge, Concrete Upstand - External Side Waterproofing

Check your Certified Construction Engineering Details There should be a reference to waterproofing, either footings or wall section detail...was it not inspected during…

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StructuralBIMGuy
Dec 01, 2021 8:53 am
StructuralBIMGuy
SaveH2O
SaveH2O
Yesterday

Water tanks and building codes

Water tanks and building codes
1, 2, 3

It's an amazing transformation. I wish that the inept building and plumbing regulatory bodies that are ostensibly there to govern Standards and protect home owners from…

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SaveH2O
Dec 01, 2021 7:09 am
SaveH2O
Sam B6
Sam B6
1 December

Building with fowler homes

Building with fowler homes
NSW
1, 2, 3

We have completed all appointments (awaiting quotes from kitchen and internals). DA approval has been granted but nothing can happen until all quotes are received and…

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Sam B6
Dec 01, 2021 12:18 am
stonesthrow
stonesthrow
30 November

Eaves that conform to passive solar guidelines

Eaves that conform to passive solar guidelines
VIC

You may already know this but there is also a rule of thumb about glazing amount e.g in Adelaide the total glazed area (windows and glass doors)…

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stonesthrow
Nov 30, 2021 11:16 pm
airwolf
airwolf
30 November

Hydronic Heating Panels & Boilers

Hydronic Heating Panels & Boilers

if this is not too late, Bosh boilers and burgman panels are high quality products. I am using the same brands for my new house (installation of hydronic is yet to be…

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airwolf
Nov 30, 2021 11:00 pm
groundzero
groundzero
30 November

How to monitor soil moisture to prevent slab heave?

How to monitor soil moisture to prevent slab heave?

Hi there Interested to know if the sensors are placed at ground level and if so how would they detected a stormwater or sewer leak which are are all below ground level…

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groundzero
Nov 30, 2021 10:02 pm
groundzero
groundzero
30 November

Water pooling around footings

Water pooling around footings

First thing is to get a professional plumber to check your pipes for a leak. It looks to me that water maybe entering under your house from the front yard lawn area…

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951
groundzero
Nov 30, 2021 9:33 pm
groundzero
groundzero
30 November

La niña vs el niño - slabs on clay

La niña vs el niño - slabs on clay

I can tell you the 3 things require for significant slab heave are 1.initial dry clay 2.highly or extremely reactive clay and then 3.a source of water. I have seen…

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groundzero
Nov 30, 2021 9:13 pm
SaveH2O
SaveH2O
30 November

Dehumidification for unit

Dehumidification for unit

Oops...my bad! It's a humidifier lol. :oops: I scanned through the catalogue a few days ago and marked it to check later. Now I understand why the low price.

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SaveH2O
Nov 30, 2021 6:14 pm
SaveH2O
anged
anged
30 November

Thomas Archer Bayside Build

Thomas Archer Bayside Build
VIC
1 ... 17, 18, 19

Thanks that is helpful. All sorted!

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anged
Nov 30, 2021 3:12 pm
Rowan.g
Rowan.g
30 November

Metricon Studio M Costing

Metricon Studio M Costing

Hi, Reaching out here on a limb to see if anyone has a spreadsheet with studio M costings from within the last year or 2. I'd like to cost things out a bit before…

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Rowan.g
Nov 30, 2021 2:37 pm
Paxmundi
Paxmundi
30 November

Bathroom exhaust venting to laundry

Bathroom exhaust venting to laundry

I'm chasing the builder on the bathroom exhaust.... Might be an uphill battle on asking him to add a laundry exhaust as well. Is annoying that they don't do it properly in…

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Paxmundi
Nov 30, 2021 10:20 am
felant
felant
30 November

Marks/discolouration on shower tiles?

Marks/discolouration on shower tiles?

Thanks for the response. I have left the shower unused for a week, with mains turned off (although did not drain the lines), and no change to the marks. I have had one…

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1943
felant
Nov 30, 2021 9:43 am
building-expert
building-expert
30 November

Building inspection stages

Building inspection stages

Your list is woefully inadequate Who will check your site drainage and relationship of slab levels in relation to ground? Who will check your contract adjustments at the end?

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1981
building-expert
Nov 30, 2021 8:56 am
building-expert
Spsingh
Spsingh
30 November

Metronest builder review

Metronest builder review
VIC
1, 2

Very True

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Spsingh
Nov 30, 2021 8:03 am

Put together this little tv unit for the kids retreat, so good that the kiddos have their own little area to chill out

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CD12JD
Nov 30, 2021 7:23 am
CD12JD
strannik
strannik
29 November

Right time to lock builder when title is 8 months away.

Right time to lock builder when title is 8 months away.
VIC

If the prices do go up, do you think the builder will build your house at a loss to himself?

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strannik
Nov 29, 2021 10:58 pm
Mahmoud1989
Mahmoud1989
29 November

Toilet Rough-in for Toto Neorest

Toilet Rough-in for Toto Neorest

Would be better if Japan wasn't so Xenophobic and just made all their cool gadgets available here, I marvel at the disconnect between the Panasonic Japan and Australian…

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Mahmoud1989
Nov 29, 2021 10:23 pm
luca.321
luca.321
29 November

Builder hasn't applied for Permit

Builder hasn't applied for Permit

Ah ok, the poster was talking about H&L Vitoria / Escape Homes

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luca.321
Nov 29, 2021 9:57 pm
Spazzen
Spazzen
29 November

How long from start to frame finish stage?

How long from start to frame finish stage?
NSW

From the first day they touched the site to frames was about 6-7 weeks, most of that time was waiting for the frames and trusses to arrive. The frames were up and…

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Spazzen
Nov 29, 2021 8:46 pm
wildrain
wildrain
29 November

Undermount rangehood - Sirius vs Whispair

Undermount rangehood - Sirius vs Whispair

Hi. Thanks for the feedback. We did end up going with Whispair :) Now simply need to make a choice between on-board or external motor. They said we can decide in the next…

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4459
wildrain
Nov 29, 2021 8:38 pm
Livo4Life
Livo4Life
29 November

Water leak/stain

Water leak/stain

😅😅 Cheers mate Tbf I was hoping it was going to be a box gutter option (aesthetically more appealing I guess) but maybe it's a silver lining to have it this way…

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725
Livo4Life
Nov 29, 2021 7:52 pm
Amacy
Amacy
29 November

Land development stages

Land development stages

Hi Everyone, I was just after some general information and some feedback based on experience on the general timeframes and stages to go from raw land to registration…

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Amacy
Nov 29, 2021 4:22 pm
jagberg
jagberg
29 November

King Homes

King Homes

Has anyone done a recent price estimate with King? I was basically told prices have shot up 100-200k and I shouldnt waste my time doing a tender with them. Thats really…

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jagberg
Nov 29, 2021 3:23 pm
bestspecials
bestspecials
29 November

Crossover/driveway question

Crossover/driveway question

With narrow blocks, it is usually stipulated by the developer which side you need to put your garage. Your house will have a build to boundary garage and so will the…

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bestspecials
Nov 29, 2021 2:10 pm
bestspecials

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