Your help with this would be much appreciated.
All the gutters and downpipes in my Melbourne property have been recently cleaned and the plumber said we need…
Builder wants camera removed from site
Great idea using a camera to monitor the demolition. This would likely protect you against the approx.$5k 'hidden asbestos' emu picking confidence trick thats partcularly…
Lexicon quarter walls with white trim
We have an open plan apartment with lots of glass & light so we were thinking of painting the walls Lexicon Quarter but wondering which white is 'whiter & brighter' to…
I am going to go through CDC for approval and have been asked to decrease the building height from 8m to 7m as the building height according to Cl.3C.16.6 cannot…
I have a 1.9m opening for the front entrance door and would like to know what would be the best and ideal door width if I need to have sidelights at both…
Jan 27, 2022 5:44 pm
Berwick waters upper banks
Hi, this is a very later reply ! But, i just joined the forum and yes I bought a land there. How about you?
Jan 23, 2022 11:47 pm
Yes, we understand that, we are just wanting to streamline the Red tape, as over 90% of DAT's are purchased & installed by the Farmer.
Knowing what the Conduit Codes are…
Reputable pool repair/service companies
I moved to my property last year in Oct and one of the clauses was "Pool and its equipment to be in good working order" Well pretty much none of it was except for a…
New home build
Yes. Your absolutely right Kippers ( and Pulse).
I am finding this all out.
I was a little harsh with them at first but Then reached an agreement.
Many thanks for the…
Bad Concrete Pour
How to plan a good concrete pour and avoid a bad one
1.Make sure you and the trades have the full engineering details and specifications beforehand
2.Have the compaction,…
Awnings on Hebel
I’m also interested in installing a retractable awning on my Hegel wall. Please PM me details of the Hegel rep. Thanks in advance.
Jan 21, 2022 11:35 pm
Jan 21, 2022 11:13 am
Hey mike0083 Welcome to the forum
Unfortunately there are a few price increases targeted before the elections
Even if you have signed a contract, unless the slabs down…
Thanks for the comments. would be great to know if there short hands on courses where a trade expert can show you physically basics of paint, tiling ...etc.
Jan 19, 2022 5:23 pm
Moving retaining wall
Hey @Emily94 Welcome to the forum
Your plan shows Drainage and Sewer pipes adjacent to the boundary , so that may be the reason why the
retaining walls are set back off…
Ethical conduct or no?
Other than point you in the right direction with regards to the questions you need to ask and answers you need to seek... Here
1. Get sand penetrometer ( soil compaction)…
Leaning steel piers
Suggest you check the moisture levels in the subfloor, house, and cupboards. Sloping block, concreted subfloor, poor constuction, strange repairs, and forced ventilation…
You could for example experience a 1:20 intensity that is just short of qualifying as a 1:50 intensity which is well above the …
Dulux colour match for polytech cafe cream
Just in response to my own question in case anyone ever has the same question. Ha! I got a sample of polytech cafe cream matt and compared it to some of my dulux paint…
Retaining wall & council woes what next
Long story as these things usually are.
Approved plan has a retaining wall adjacent to side boundary. Engineering details are included etc. my block side boundary…
Jan 14, 2022 2:57 pm
Spec Builders for 12m wide property
NSW CDC guidelines allow 55% of land size which would be 290. Council is 55% of buidable area which does include setback requirements hence the smaller build area.
Tile look colorbond roof
We need colorbond roof due to low roof pitch.
Can someone recommend or provide links to suppliers who might be selling tile look colorbond roof material?
Jan 13, 2022 7:44 pm
Career change into building design
I'm strongly considering a career change into building design (away from industrial design), and looking for opinions of the industry from anyone that is, or…
Brunfelsia white caps
Hi everyone. About 10 years ago I bought a Brunfelsia undulata White Caps. It had the most beautiful white trumpet flowers with an amazing night fragrance. And then I…
Cancel Land Contract
Thank you, unfortunately no they werent allowing it and i didn't push at the time
Good idea, i'll check with the agent. I'd assume the would just say you would lose the…
Hey there Helen.
Just wondering how your house turned out? We are also about to build using Colorbond Surfmist and keen to hear how others find it.
You have moisture migrating up through the slab, probably due to the builder failing to install the vapour barrier to the face of the slab edge as required (not just to…
It does seem a little high.
My hybrid flooring of 180m2 quoted $8300 for supply and install. It is from an independent floor guy.
You could get a few more quotes to compare.
Jan 07, 2022 10:04 am
Basalt semi gloss on timber and colorbond fence with ozito electric gun. Great little tool but paint needs to be thinned by around 80/20 water. Paint from APCO paints in…
Not all title plans provide levels so often the only accurate way of assessing fall is a proper survey.
Here is a link to understanding survey plans…