Gutters and downpipe requirements
"For a tiled roof, the lower section shall be sarked a minimum width of 1800 mm, either
side from the point of discharge, and extended down to the eaves gutter" refers to…
I saw this house design "The Appella" by Ben Trager Homes.
I quite like the colours here, I think the roof is colourbond Surfmist and main render colour is Solver vitesse…
Aug 18, 2018 12:41 am
Slab Heave Cause?
I see what you mean. They didn't temporarily fix my barrier to the lower forms (just ran it out flat beyond the slab and turned it up at the form pegs) so wouldn't have…
Aug 17, 2018 8:42 pm
Roland Garros Crescent Kellyville
just be carefull about big name builders. They take the deposit for Tender but not going ahead with the Build if there is a slope. I lost $1000 in deposit with Clarendon.
Aug 17, 2018 7:09 pm
Screw pile and slab boundary.
Why don't you wait until they've installed the edge boards and then measure it to satisfy yourself?
There's no harm in keeping an eye on things, but there's also no point…
Aug 16, 2018 7:27 am
Hairline Cracks and Sound from walls
Congratulations Mauromario! What a long journey to VCAT, but well deserved outcome for you and your careless builder.
Was the builder given a timeline to fix the…
Aug 15, 2018 9:22 pm
Custom joist hangers
Hi there. Does anyone know where to source custom/decorative joist hangers? we are building a extension with a loft ceiling with exposed beams and would much prefer black…
Coral homes- Longreach 33 northern rivers
Waiting on contract with coral to come through and we can finally start building.... have been waiting for around 15 months for our land to register, which finally…
Hello how do i update my email in my profile.
Afnan landscaping is a well designed lighting scheme can transform an outdoor space and make it use able from…
I am new to this forum and would love to get some advice/opinions on window colour selection.
Our house will use pgh espresso brick with weatherboard on…
Skip Bins Hire Sydney
Hey! Thanks for that post. But what for the people who are living in the Melbourne? I mean, can we get that service in Melbourne? I found service providing company in…
CORAL HOMES - SANTORINI 27 MKII
Thanks. It is just a visit on Saturday anyway, so hopefully I can ask someone there
Thanks for the info.
Have a good evening. Cheers
Quality of light depends on house orientation and window positioning and shadowing from neighbor houses, trees etc
The block you choose should determine your house plan…
Aug 07, 2018 8:23 pm
Am I overreacting over fence cost?
I'd send email - explain your position - and say if nothing happens you'll have to take the next step. You don't want to etc etc - but you can't carry them.
I may have…
Getting choice of brick supplier will be unwanted luxury. The major brick manufacturers produce good variety and making a choice at their yard gets confusing.
Signature at the ponds
There is this new project by the signature group at the ponds named signature at the ponds. Any feedback on how these developers are?
Aug 06, 2018 8:35 pm
What is wrong with these bricks?
Same as mine there been painted and the pigment hasnt been baked in and it fades over time when they do the acid wash your bricks will change colour I'm in the process of…
Treatment for Spotted Gum Deck
Hi there, can you explain why you would recommend these over oils? My preference is to use something that isn't exactly staining the deck with a pre-mixed shade. I'm…
Split Timber post on alfresco
Check with your Council building Surveyor, the builder will require
an Engineer to certify the structural adequacy of the post. BTW, it will be cheaper for him…
Jul 31, 2018 6:21 pm
Land is titled, Spoke to dennis family and they said It would take around 6 months for them to start the construction which is normal with them, seems a lot of time to me,…
Jul 31, 2018 11:19 am
Holbrook Homes Independent Inspectors.
It would be your thread with a suitable thread title, something like "Builder's Contracts. Awareness Needed Before Signing!" or similar.
I started one on Performance…
Interior design software
MagikTour is a 3D visualization solution which helps to visualize images or plans created by Architects and also capture and describe them in detail. It…
Gutters & Downpipes
It wouldn't be worth the hassle of fighting over it anyway. Are you on stormwater drainage or soak wells? If it is a real hassle having a connection done, maybe you could…
$ 19800.00 for H2 SLAB UPGRADE ?
Agree with BE.
We asked people around what they had - we knew the builder was right on a few things - need for piers. Cost for "checking" might be more than anything…
Building Surveyor vs. Building Inspector
The BS employs the BI.
In Victoria, it is legislated that the new home buyer appoints the BS. See the VBA website for details.
As per building expert's succinct post,…
Thanks for your help! These articles were very helpful when measuring my garage. I'm planning to remodel my garage soon.
First home costs?
I love Gainsborough plus the blocks are totally flat. We are just going to have a chat with some builders tomorrow and try to have a quote from…
Unfinished Construction Site Next Door
I am after some advice regarding options with my neighbours property.
We live in a new housing estate & have been in our house 4 years. Our neighbour started…
Jul 26, 2018 2:52 pm
Short term Lease Sydney
Not so much of a building question but a how to live while building question. We will have a period from January through to end of March (fingers crossed,all…
Jul 26, 2018 2:43 pm
New Build Gold Coast
Why would you deposit and engage with a builder without discussing floor plans and design first.
Sorry but for me does not makes sense. Maybe you can teach me here something.
Jul 25, 2018 10:14 pm
I am in the hunt for a single colorbond garage and have recently been given a quote from Best Sheds which are around 30% cheaper that the opposition.