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Sydney- Northern Beaches
Joined 14 November 2014
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Standing water in driveway for new home

I would have thought so but one thing for sure, you are going to end up with staining and algae in the low spots

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OB in South West NSW

I was wondering when you would next post, looking forward to it. All the builds around here seem to have ground to a halt with this horrible weather in Sydney.

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My new house at Fern Tree, Tasmania

As everyone has said, a wonderful thread with great descriptions and photos plus a beautiful home to boot! Inching closer to building our own owner build and I was wondering,…

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Landscape plans for council

I don't know if this is still current but I'm doing my own now. I looked at lots of DA's that have been submitted to council and used the landscape…

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Advice please, first build

I assume you are doing this as a owner build? First stop is counci duty planner to find out what you can do and what you need to do. I…

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Our new family home Metricon Metro 32 QLD

Definately worth sealing, it will help stop mould and staining especially with exposed aggregate. It should be redone every few years, you just wash it on with a cheap soft…

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Concrete Raft Slab Melbourne

Hi Beetaloo, how do you reckon you went with the costing?

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Cornice Upgrade

Another thought, ask for square set, if that doesn't cost that much more, and replace it with triple later. 🤗

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Custom Design floor plan thread post them here!!

With D lip, I think it gives more definition. 🤗

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Starting our building process,-Knock down rebuild- Research

We are also going to do a knock down/rebuild in Belrose. It's my own design and as an owner builder.... at least at this stage. I think number one is…

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Tondelver House - Southern Highlands

Sydney is even worse! Humidity plus heat.... yuk!

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Hunter Valley Build -Post Handover Journey Begins :)

Thanks DH2P0. We are going to do an owner build in Belrose in Sydney. I trawl this site for info on as many things as I can and your exposed…

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OB in SA

A light grey can help to give more depth in the top coat, however, the new paints have much better coverage than they used to have.

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Hunter Valley Build -Post Handover Journey Begins :)

Actually, looking at it closer, it would appear to be the same aggregate right through. Would that be correct? Thanks, Bruce

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Hunter Valley Build -Post Handover Journey Begins :)

Love the exposed aggregate finish in the dark finish. I think it will look good for many years to come, just have to convince my wife as she is not…

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Austral Melbourne Windsor bricks

Austral will give you a list of properties to look at.

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OB in South West NSW

Love the plan. Nice big open areas...

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Our new family home Metricon Metro 32 QLD

I know what my stairs are going to look like now 🤗. Thanks, Bruce

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OB in South West NSW

Hi Andrew, do you have a plan you could post? So it begins. 🤗

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Our new family home Metricon Metro 32 QLD

Love the stairs, any chance of more photos. 🤗

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EzyJamb Doors

I looked at these as they are very neat. The thing I worried about is cracking of the set where it meets the plasterboard. As doors slam due to wind…

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First time owner builder

Thanks N*31. I will definitely be relying on the engineers to advise and design the best option. It's with them now, primarily to do the OSD. I've raised the house…

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My build - colour selections update

Nice design, where is North?

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Advice needed:home design

Another possibility is to put the bath next to the shower and then swap the the toilet and the laundry with access to the toilet from the bathroom. You have…

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Hebal flooring

Thanks Nom, I will read your post but it's good to get the positive feedback. 🤗 Bruce

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Hebal flooring

We are going to use Hebal flooring in our build for the second story. If anyone has used it, what are your thoughts and would you use it again? Thanks…

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Custom home design Sydney - narrow block: WE ARE IN!

Hi B4mts. I've been reading through your posts and very much enjoying your build. I was wondering what you now think of the Herbal Power floor? Would you use it…

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North Shore Newhaven (Sydney)

Another thing, we had a loo where the door swung close to pan and you had to do a dance around it every time you closed the door, is it…

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