Slab heave is alive and well, watch out.
Yes. If it hadn't been for Metropolis going to the press about incorrectly installed multilayer gas pipes I would never have been able to get this problem rectified…
change over ducted heater
Is $2500 too much for a Bonaire rhino 320 change over including installation and remote control with 6 years warranty and compliance certificate
Jun 23, 2018 12:47 pm
help with old screen doors
Hi I am looking for some help with finding some vintage screen door hardware. I am making my doors out of reclaimed silky oak and would very much like to compliment them…
Jun 23, 2018 6:03 am
Internal Cracks, some guidance required
So it looks like you are sharing a slab with another house, are they having the same problems?
This looks to be your site in 2004 and 06.
Looks to be a…
Water mains pressure exceed 500 KpA
Didn't the plumber tell you that you had a valve or not?
It would be unusual for one to fail.
Just Google it so you can see what it looks like. They are invariably…
Offering an express payment
Personally I budgeted for a two year build, so I would wait for best trades and had time to find best quality with no compromises at much lower prices, for me it worked a…
Jun 22, 2018 1:08 pm
This is the projection.....
The issue is how to attach the bluestone to the underside, Builder isn’t sure how to fix it to the underside
DUCAN Trading - 2nd Hand Building Material in Chipping Norton- provides recycled solid bricks, pavers, at lowest price guarantee.
We are going to build newport 275. I just wondering Anybody added an extra wall in front of the stairs?
Building with Wisdom Homes - Re tender
I have just recently decided to change my house type post contract.
We are about sign the estimate/design change for the new tender. Currenlty 2740 ceiling but the…
Jun 20, 2018 11:22 am
Jun 19, 2018 10:21 pm
Slab damage from excavator
I had precisely this happen when I built 20 years ago. I was not happy and complained to the builder. At the time I saw the damage the framer was there about to begin…
Help for translate building vocabulary
I'm a french estimator for a timber construction, i'm trying to translate my resume but i have some problems with the english bulding vocabulary.
If someone can…
Ha ha, made a mistake here once, gave the kitchen builder the fridge width and he made the cavity exactly that, needless to say we couldn't put our fridge there.
Jun 19, 2018 10:16 am
HOG BRISTLE render colour!!!!
Can someone please show me pics of their house with Hog Bristle render colour. I need to make a decision on the colour of my aluminum windows. I am tossing up between…
Hi Keen on these tiles from Beaumonts but they are 150 wide i need 200mm
Has anybody seen them somewhere in Sydney? I am talking about…
Interior paint colour
We used Taubmans Windy Beach. NB If you look at the Taubmans website the colour is a lot darker than it dries out.
Here is an article :
Hi, has anyone used the stone inspired scheme of di lorenzo with wisdom homes?
Jun 15, 2018 6:15 pm
Metricon Build - few upgrades advice
Cost of adding LED downlight was similar for me with another building company
Downlights in top floor where these is roof access may be cheaper to install later. Get a…
Jun 14, 2018 5:49 pm
unlikely you will find much assistance on this particular forum. i suggest you connect with cleaning contractors in your area and learn on the job while you start with…
Hi everyone. We have our colour selections coming up next week for our new build.
I’m after some recommendations on paint colours. We have to choose a taubmans colour…
Am I overreacting over fence cost?
I don’t know how people get in this situation in the first place.
For anyone reading - get quotes for a fence/s and contact the adjoining owner/s in writing,…
Double Glazing in Canberra
Looking to Double Glaze my old windows as I have heard they are maintenance free and have better insulation properties etc.…
Security screens installers
I'm looking at getting some security screens installed for the new place (exciting times . I've done some searching on net for the main ones in the market…
Interim Occupation Certificate
Interim occupancy certificate is in reality a conditional permit subject to other items being completed. What does it say needs to be done?
So I’ve made the mistake of looking at too many colors for our exterior and…
Kithen - Part Renovation
if you choose to go with a cashy handyman, you may only get what you pay for, and what about the guarantee?
If you care about your resale value, the kitchen needs to be…
Jun 12, 2018 1:58 pm
Any one building electra series
In Eastern suburbs
Builder Completion Time
Thanks SBG. Too trusting!
But unfortunately what is does do is create a caustic relationship with the builder and we now have a very formal bad communication. There have…