We had custom furniture made by a cabinet maker and was meant to be raw MDF but instead it came with a laminate finish that normally has 2pac applied. See photo. It is…
FFL 200mm low
A cynical person might also see that as an opportunity to make a lot extra post contract signing?
you will need to weigh up all the facts.
I finally got an acknowledgement from builder that practical completion was reached on 3rd July 2017. This is for a dwelling that was handed over more than…
Wondering if anyone has built with finesse built (Adelaide) and what they are like overal.. quilty, price, etc. thanks
Building a new duplex house in Sydney
I am currently looking at building a new Duplex style house in the Sutherland Shire of Sydney. I was wondering if anyone had any recommendations in…
Metal frame house
Thanks for the heads up. Will talk to our builder if they can change it.
Has anyone used timber or timber look cladding for their facade? from
1. Scyon - axon grain with timber stain
2. Western red cedar (cedar sales in victoria)
Help! Paint Decisions!
We have similar colour floor tiles (I think). We are going with white exchange half and having white white skirting architrave etc so it makes a contrast. One tip I like…
Just a quick question, when building if I decide I want extra lights/or other changes to layout of electrical. Will I need to do this pre submitting, for inspections etc.…
No building Envelope
We had none either , 5 acres and we could build where ever we wanted as long as the boundary distance was kept. Where are you building?
Jul 14, 2017 8:00 pm
Large formal lounge
Thanks for the much appreciated replies, I think I would have to go with the custom build route. Would someone please suggest some reputed custom builders in Melbourne?…
Design/Planning Tool or Software
point not missed, just a suitable recommendation for someone who doesn't have any experience using drafting software and who is not super tech savy.
BIM = overkill, no question.
Jul 13, 2017 10:17 am
NEW HOMES AT ALEX AVENUE BY MIRVAC
I am planning to buy home and land from Mirvac at 89 Alex avenue, can you please advise me below questions.
1. Quality of work
2. Building costs
The Gables Box Hill
I dont know where to message i am messaging everywhere heheheh. Can you please add me to The Gables Whatsapp group. We are at Kiewa Grove, would love to know our…
Noosa 26 - Hallway wall Recess
Thank you , I have ended up removing the recesses in the hallway.
Also don't have the problem with the light switch in the main bathroom , as we have moved around all the…
Jul 08, 2017 9:27 pm
Front Door Colours
What shade of grey? But these door colors would work on any grey shade - white, brown, dark wood, teal, maroon, dark red, dark blue. It all goes down to the theme that you want.
Double brick + brick veneer combo
While the ground floor is double brick, the outside brick does nothing for insulation due to the insulation between the bricks.
So unless you really want brick veneer on…
This is dulux grey pebble. Its very neutral.
Has anyone used the Beaumont Tiles, Soloutions Light Beige or Lifestyle Almond tile in their home? Would love to see photos
Jul 05, 2017 8:11 am
Jul 04, 2017 10:19 pm
Fencing Land Next to Reserve
If they are not solicitors they wont be able to deal with it, its a nonstandard issue and they'll likely refer you to a solicitor. Tell them you dont want it and see what…
Bricklayers in Sydney
How much do they cost today?
I remember they were charging around $1/per standard brick 5 years ago, then it was $1.5, what is it like nowadays?
I wish they would move that portaloo!
I'm looking forward for the rendering to be put in the front porch and the first window. Rendering will be paperbark same as the…
3 car garage widths
We have a three car garage. It's 10m wide by 6 metres deep. I don't know that I would go much smaller. Just opening doors etc
Jul 03, 2017 12:15 pm
Unfortunately Building experts report doesn't shock me, it should send shivers through the industry, we need politicians to take note,
Fix the situation you arrssee lickers.
Jul 02, 2017 6:25 pm
Floor covering suggestion
The porcelain tiles with labour would generally be more expensive, just need to ensure Tiler does the right practices.
Jul 02, 2017 6:16 pm
@okayama, lucky you took photos....happy to assist please keep us update! Cheers
A 90mm pipe's flow with a 1:100 slope is given by AS 2200 as 360 lpm. Even with a bit more charge, the 90mm stormwater pipe would struggle with your roof area as you have…
Using an external designer
@matt1927 "Blank canvas and Open cheque Book?"
Project builders build homes that the average punters can afford
and there is always one Corner House in a display village…
Correct, I was good at school but even better as an internet engineer assisting Battlers & Punters on site.
I am expecting some big announcements from major building…