Lock up payment
Render doesn’t need to be completed to submit an invoice for the lock up payment.
Unless it somehow allows access into the dwelling without it
How to avoid the leakage of the roof
In this opportunity, I can share and ask the suggestion how to make our roof strong in order to avoid the leakage.
As my opinion, roof is a completion of the house which…
Exploding shower screen
Hi Dathy, I work in the glass industry and yes had many dealings with customers ringing up after their shower has spontaneously exploded. There are a few different reason…
Own build vs employ builder
Maybe you could approach the builder that retired and ask him to help project manage the build. I had a friend project manage a major Reno and it saved her a lot of money…
Dec 12, 2018 6:25 am
Bought a 2yr old home, no p-trap in shower
Hi all, we recently bought a home which was built in 2016. There is a strong sewer smell coming from the ensuite shower, and after having a look I have realized that there…
extension and bal
Considering adding an extension to my 1986 home, we are in a bushfire overlay area
if i build an exetension
does the extension need to meet current bal levels
have you found a builder yet? I have an awesome one if youre still looking
Dec 10, 2018 8:19 am
Behind vinyl cladding
Hi my house is 7 years old and has vinyl cladding, the other day l removed a piece of vinyl cladding to see what was behind, l was expecting there to be plastic sheeting…
More Lemons, he bought a Lemon
I work in greater Melbourne and Geelong areas and yes I have been to Sunshine Coast for special inspections but generally it will work out too expensive FIFO for…
Recently I was called to inspect a home recently purchased that had bad roof leaks and significant brickwork cracking and it was so bad that the home had to be vacated…
wood rot holes veandah posts
I just updated my thread on my woodrot problem. Have you got any pictures? In my case the woodrot needed to be removed and replaced with new wood. See my…
Does anyone have a picture of surfmist as their main render and woodland grey or basalt contrast render in their front elevation?
Thanks in advance.
Importing kitchen from China
Although this is an old post, I would like say importing from other country can surely save money, and many company accept custom design, you just need to find the good supplier.
If you have other family member can give you a hand? you can arrange time schedule for kids first, and see how to make schedule for rest things.
I am not sure where you are located, but I've found (as a builder) that supply costs have increased in the last 12 months.
It's tough as a builder that we do…
Who to choose?! In a pickle
Sorry to hear about your current builder.
As structuralBIMguy has said, make sure you get your certificates out of the current builder for the slab and any…
Dec 04, 2018 12:15 pm
Saving home buyer from a Lemon
Recently I have been asked for a pre purchase inspection, on a referral from a solicitor, for one of his clients. The client had…
Dec 03, 2018 12:17 pm
Too faced a similar problem, found this 7roofingmelbourne.com.au company in the Internet, they to me restored everything and repaired. Problems did not arise any more.
Dec 01, 2018 7:21 pm
Removal of floodlights
it is illegal to touch any fixed wiring
if they plug in with a plug and powerpoint you can remove them
Hi all, I am hoping someone can help..! My partner and I have just moved into a rental while we are searching for a home to buy.. The rental property has horrible navy…
Nov 30, 2018 2:01 am
Recessed damp proof course
It is true that it is the way that it has been done for a long time but in the absence of a certified Performance Solution, they have to abide by the Australian Standards…
Interior paint colour
We had the polyurethane colour matched to a standard Polytec colour called Stone Grey.
Nov 29, 2018 1:30 pm
Termite management requires annual inspections because termites can breach or avoid barriers and if they do the inspection will pick up damage before it becomes serious.…
Nov 28, 2018 8:23 pm
Dispute with Metricon
its hard to see how its Metricon's fault after 3 years. Save yourself the headache and just fix it
Nov 26, 2018 10:09 pm
verandah posts hollow
How much does is cost to get new verandah posts put in roughly, just a cheap one, how much each?
Window architraves vs plaster reveal
I am currently renovating and am looking to get a Matt black sliding door and window in our living room. We wanted the window frame to be a plaster reveal style…
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Knockdown & Rebuild vs Renovation
I’m not sure if your finances allow but gave you considers buying else where and keeping your current property as an investment and renting it out?
Being a townhouse do…
Nov 25, 2018 8:07 am
I don’t know specifically about ornamental pears but I grew up on a stone fruit orchard and we would heavily prue the trees in winter once they lost their leaves. We…
Nov 25, 2018 7:51 am
Irban edge worst
Maybe instead of spending public holidays in display homes with people who do not get paid to be there you should be back in school gaining a grasp of the English…
It costed manufacturer and builder more hassle to come over and do spraying than just two replace those bloody tiles. They cost like nothing in comparison to labour costs…