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    Thanks a lot of your help, guys. The...

    Thanks a lot of your help, guys.



    The problem is that the pipe from the water tank is slightly above the ground. The lowest point where I could connect to the outlet is only 10 cm below the...
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    help needed with a stormwater pit

    Hi all,

    We moved to a new house 3 years ago and there is a garden tap at the back wall. However, the builder didn't install a stormwater pit with it. It creates a lot of problems when we water...
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    Thank you. It only happens in some areas....

    Thank you. It only happens in some areas. Probably I slightly overworked it in the mixer. Anyway, I looked at the Bondall website and the description of bondcrete. I have another question. Is...
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    DIY garden shed slab question

    Hi all,
    I have a novice question regarding the slab I've done for a garden shed. It's about 5 sq.m. in total. It went well and I was quite happy with the result. I've never done it before. I just...
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    crusher dust vs roadbase

    Hi,
    I want to lay pavers on a 10sqm path near the house. I already excavated the area (clay, "M" class) and leveled it. My original plan was to lay 10cm roadbase + 4-5 cm bedding sand. However, a...
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    Urgent advice on a garage slab

    Hi,
    I need an urgent advice on a garage slab in our house. It is a new house with a double garage under one roof. We have a waffle slab under the living areas and it looks like it's a waffle slab in...
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    Water tank questions

    Hi, everyone,
    Could you help me with some easy questions. We've got a 4000L water tank installed with a submersible pump in a new house. We have one gutter downpipe going to the top of the tank....
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    Thanks for detailed explanations, Cementer. On...

    Thanks for detailed explanations, Cementer.
    On the maps we have a waffle slab under the garage too.
    I've looked for specifications of a waffle slab and found that they are normally 85 mm thick....
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    House slab question

    Hello,
    Could someone help me. We just moved to a new house and I got the plans from the land office. According to their plans we should have a waffle slab with 220mm polystyrene former and 100mm of...
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    Hello, I need to cut off an extra concrete on...

    Hello,
    I need to cut off an extra concrete on one side of the concrete path (100 mm thick) left by contractors. I can ask them to do it only after 90 days maintenance period (new house). I have...
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    A small shed advice needed

    Hello,
    I am planning to build a small shed behind the house in ACT. The problem is that I have a very narrow space - 3m wide and 6m long. So I was looking to get a colorbond shed...
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    Thanks, Dazzler, I like your advice, I never...

    Thanks, Dazzler,
    I like your advice, I never thought about this idea, my wife likes it too. However, how about doing drains for ensuite in the garage slab ? Is it possible at all ? Do you need to...
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    Exactly, they were saying that because they order...

    Exactly, they were saying that because they order everything in bulk quantities for dozens of houses. So any modifications will cost extra and delays.
    I am fine with 2 driveways, less grass to...
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    I know that the driveway has to be approved. I...

    I know that the driveway has to be approved. I have also been told that you can't have 2 concrete driveways. Is it true ? I saw it at some properties.
    Are you sure about 36m2 ? I remember reading...
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    Hmm, I read in this forum that a big garage slab...

    Hmm,
    I read in this forum that a big garage slab can be done for around $ 4k. May be prices
    went up now. How much for a driveway, say, 8x4 m ? I thought that It should be less than a slab ...
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    Unfortunately, it is a standard project and they...

    Unfortunately, it is a standard project and they are building few hundreds of similar houses in the area. It is written in the contract (already signed) that no major alterations will be allowed...
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    Garage relocation advice

    Hello, everyone,
    I am new to this forum and need your advice. I bought a house package and a builder is starting it soon. All plans are pre-approved and no major alterations are allowed during...
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