HappyPicsRain runoff getting down the outside wall and through the sl
After the recent heavy rain we've got a water issue in our garage.The bottom of the house is Besser block walls that sits below ground level. The run-off coming down the…
NorfolkMetricon Box Gutters did not meet Australian Standards
A concern is that it seems, based on Metricon's comments and their display homes, that all their recently built homes with box gutters, except mine, do not comply with…
alexp79moud and water
The spores will stay dormant almost forever. Mould should be properly removed and sealed, just drying it off won't help. http://www.sternmold.com/mold-informati ... -cycle.php
PlcnewhomeBuilding inspectors views. Key Building Consultants.
Building inspector, congrats on starting the thread. I have a house under construction - or in theory under construction - as the builder has stopped work because I…
building-expertSlab heave on house we built in 2010. What next?
I have already written on this forum that slabs are a con of the century, a profit printing machine for the builders. Why would they build timber floors or equivalent…
bashworth2 years after a new build, general checklist, whats covered?
Warranties do vary but the following link shows a typical list of coverage. http://anewhouse.com.au/2016/10/what-do ... ies-cover/
M1L3SQuery re. Council Powers to deny us access to our Home
Crisis averted. The council issued the certificate yesterday; 4 working days after telling us it would be a minimum of 10 working days! Everything else seems to be…
chippyWhich one to choose? DEWALT or Makita Impact Driver
Not the first time I've been called that. 🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣
Stewie DCarpentry Apprentice - Pre Fab or Cut on Site?
You really wouldn't miss out on too much by working for a company that uses pre-built frames. Anyone can knock together a stud wall. Any frame would be put together with…
random101Neighbour started demolition / renovations before permit
Hi all, Just a quick one. I am doing a demolition and my neighbour, decided it would be a good time for him to start knocking over his house as well. Albeit - we are…
AngelloLooking for recommendations for covering ugly tile flooring
I wanted to give my mother a dinnerware set for mother’s day but I was surprised how difficult it is to find nice, classic,…
SethorBuilder Recommendation for a narrow lot in Perth Petro
Most builders will work in established areas, you just have to find one your happy to go with.
EthanrZero lot easement rules in Blacktown council
Hi, I am exploring designs to build a two story home in Schofields, Blacktown council. The lot is 10*30 size. The design I am looking to go for is providing width of 8.1m…
There is some advice here: http://anewhouse.com.au/2012/10/if-the- ... goes-bust/