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3 d3 dJokerJoker posted:
Brick Render vs Foam Render

Hi had a foam render home, durability I found very good with no cracking for 15; years I had it, does effect value maybe 10_15 percent,this time I went…

5 d5 dJokerJoker posted:
Roof - colour bond Vs Tiles?

Not a expert but have had both ,roof tiles once,colourbond twice, had much greater maintenance issues with tiles and they are quite easy to lift off your roof but are…

5 d5 dJokerJoker posted:
My double glazed windows fro China

Oh yes it is, build about 4 years ago and have thermally broken double glazed windows tilt n turn with roto hardware including a five door wood grain look…

6 d6 dJokerJoker posted:
My double glazed windows fro China

I'm not in the window business,just talking common sense,it's obvious your not in business,as such a shallow statement deserves debate.

6 d6 dJokerJoker posted:
My double glazed windows fro China

Your reasons are misguided and just plain unfair,10 times the price,first you have a space to store and operate from,second you have a warranty and after service,and provide spare parts,you…

6 d6 dJokerJoker posted:
My double glazed windows fro China

I second this,or next could be your job.

7 d7 dJokerJoker posted:
New roof tiles acceptable install?

You desperately need a good building inspector who can keep you informed about regulations,knowing your rights is a great start and having a knowledgeable inspector on your side puts them…

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8 d8 dJokerJoker posted:
New roof tiles acceptable install?

Gee looks a poor job, tiler should not have layed tiles on a obviously poorly finished surface,other more qualified guys can comment further,
Alex79, building expert,savh20, structuralbimguy, worst thing is you…

12 d12 dJokerJoker posted:
Advice, ideas and recommendations

The trouble with most first time builds is the priorities are all wrong, everyone's after inclusions and does no homework on build quality, checking display homes only ,then choosing a…

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16 d16 dJokerJoker posted:
Footprints in Driveway

Ask another concreter ,in fact you should ask several about their fix offer.

17 d17 dJokerJoker posted:
Hello to all

Welcome ask anything or share your story or problem, plenty of very knowledgeable people here,it's always much more beneficial to learn learn learn before you build, knowledge is power to…

26 d26 dJokerJoker posted:
Metricon vs Clarendon

Unless it's exactly the same plan,hard to compare as homes vary in cost big time depending on many factors in which some are not obvious such as roof line,the boxier…

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1 month1 monthJokerJoker posted:
H1 slab for H2 class soil

Couldn't agree more,I doubled the size of all my brick pylons and insisted on a extra one put in,and said I want as much concrete poured as needed,if in doubt…

1 month1 monthJokerJoker posted:
About facade choice

Provincial by the length of the strait,I would pay far more if buying the second facade,the first is just so volume common.

1 month1 monthJokerJoker posted:
G J Gardner or Coral Homes Flagstone, Jimboomba QLD

It's in building a new home subforum ,under
Custom coral home Brontë.

1 month1 monthJokerJoker posted:
G J Gardner or Coral Homes Flagstone, Jimboomba QLD

Try mrsjm together.

1 month1 monthJokerJoker posted:
G J Gardner or Coral Homes Flagstone, Jimboomba QLD

Read Mrs JM ,built with coral, warning.

1 month1 monthJokerJoker posted:
Dennis Family Homes - Pictures - Metro South East Victoria

Hope it's good, but I fear single digit posters are generally , problems in their build big time, hopefully it's not the case.

2 months2 monthsJokerJoker posted:
Has anyone rectified slab heave successfully

My goodness,130mm,154mm,
It's like the next shonk builder is trying to raise you,it would be good to know what percentage of waffle slabs get slab problems compared to
Raft slabs,stumps, etc,from what…

2 months2 monthsJokerJoker posted:
Question regarding vacuum for stairs

For a better clean I use a smaller connection,stick vac is ok also,I also use a German made cord vacuum which can be used as a strap around the body…

2 months2 monthsJokerJoker posted:
Question regarding new build

Pictures needed.

2 months2 monthsJokerJoker posted:
Coral Homes

Read Mrs JM ,a must before beginning.

2 months2 monthsJokerJoker posted:
Jg king site costs

Some trees years down the track can course big problems with your slab with their roots drying up your soil and causing excessive slab movement which waffle slabs don't like,I…

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3 months3 monthsJokerJoker posted:
Has anyone built or heard about rex homes ?

I suggest you drive around your area and find then talk to previous and current builds of your chosen builder,if you can't find any ask builder to give address for…

3 months3 monthsJokerJoker posted:
Appliance tower - 3 appliances too much?

We side by side ovens at a perfect height and microwave built in just under island which is very user friendly and convenient with bench just where you need…

3 months3 monthsJokerJoker posted:
Darbecca Quote on Inspection Reasonable?

Norfolk myself I would personally be much happier to buy your house over other volume built homes,if you asked most on this forum whom have gone through years of stress…

3 months3 monthsJokerJoker posted:
SO MANY RED FLAGS! HELP!

I would leave in a heartbeat, every single time you hear rumors of trouble, it's nearly always true,you allready have enough to suggest he's in trouble and could even if…

3 months3 monthsJokerJoker posted:
Metricon or Clarendon....Can't decide??

Speak to current home builds in your area for both builders, experiences in other areas which don't use the same trades can be misleading.

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