New Home Owner Experience - not good
Interesting thread, thanks for digging it up burned.
I'd like to address a couple of things that you posted, however.
Consumers do not know what they…
Windows overlooking issues
The overlooking clause of the Building Reg's has around 10 sections, but basically if your proposed window is within 9 meters of a window or a 'private open space'…
Need advice on re-stump
Get another building inspection done, by a LICENSED building inspector. Note that this is different to a licensed builder.
Ask at your local strata management Company…
HIgh Gloss Timber Laminate
I had a look at the site; I love the words in brackets below…
“scratch and wear resistance”
Be weary of the words “resistance”.
Heres how it goes with…
I understand, homeone probably does not won’t this drawn out to be something big.
And I’m really sorry I brought it up now! I wish I missed it!
Home Owners Warranty
Burned, there is a media conference today that the public are welcome to attend. It will be hosted by a building owner whose family and extended family have been severly…
Clarendon Homes - feedback please
Thanks for sharing your experience nc6000. I hope your next stage with them will go smoother. Please keep us posted. It is a real pity to see…
Question of paint coats
Go to the hardware and tell them you need a sealer for new plaster work.
Check with them, a sealer might be all you need, then you can do your top coats?
I find it…
we live in sydney and in the process of doing renovations to our timber federation weatherboard house.
we are having the front refigured into 3 separte…
What type of tiles to use?
Have you thought about using the Karndean Vinyl tiles?
They are very strong; you could look at the commercial grade tile in this range, this way there is no grout issue…
House removal in Victoria
Happy to say house removal worked, our house has been bought and is going somewhere near Bendigo in the next two weeks. We're moving out tomorrow!! Then the fun part…
quote advice on outdoor living room
If you PM me the details of you area, I can give you a quote for your deck with an idea of what you'll need. I did it most of today at work so one more won't hurt
Installing window into brick wall
you need to also fit a lintel above the new hole to stop the bricks falling. It will be tricky to get a neat finish if you've not done this type of work before.
Ceramic Floor Tiles
Thank you all for your help, We tried numerous products to clean the tiles with no luck until our friends grandmother suggested we try white vinigar.
Advice on Lifestyle Homes, Perth
We have just signed up to build in Baldivis with Lifestyle Homes and so far so good. The sales person has been fantastic and very patient with us!! The fittings…
Oct 16, 2006 2:55 pm
Covering up cracks in internal walls
Hmm this topic was done to death at the wood working forum CSJ there is no magic fix here.
Trying to do this job on the cheap will only result in failure. NO FLEXIBLE…
building a deck
Make sure you check it out thoroughly before starting ljd. There are several items that you need to consider.
The bearers & joists have to be H3 treated pine, or…
Companies to trust
Hi investment property,
I don’t know of any links off hand, but if I come across any I’ll post them up for you.
Ducting range hood in apartment block
Job is usually carried out by a plumber and can easily be routed to atmosphere via through roof or exiting sideways through external wall.
When exiting sideways, a…
Has anyone delt with Homebuyers centre?
Thanks Yamster, I noticed there was a post about Homebuyer centre on your page so thanks for pointing me in that direction one good comment is better than none.
Thanks very much for everyone's input...it was solid timber flooring we were after and so we will try the place in Mt. Lawley among others.
Much appreciated...and thanks
Nov 04, 2006 7:34 pm
Where I live the home prices seem to have settled for a while, and I think they aren’t bad.
I’ve been looking around to snap one up and do a reno then sell it!
Plastering a brick wall
You don't need to plaster over the render, you can just paint it. IF you wanted a 'gyprock' finish, you could have just battened the wall and gyprocked it.
Comments on kit home companies sought
I won't expand too much, suffice to say that a lot of tradespeople will try to do the least work in the quickest time for the most money. Some may say "whats wrong with…
Making a new house 'Kid Safe'
Thank you all for your comments. Lots of great ideas. The kitchen certainly does sound like a key danger area!
Looking at those gates they seem to only be a certain…
NeilD…..Good luck on Monday!!!!
Take a positive Neil, sit back and relax and enjoy xmas. It gives you a chance to go over things in your head - you may even think of new things or better ways to attack jobs
addy, i got a chin up bar for a birthday present. it includes 2 circular brackets and an adjustable bar. i fitted it across a narrow hallway and i can't help but jump up…
Re-positioning water meter?
You're spot on. Get the plumber first and he'll give you all the details re permits etc. If he's on the ball he might even save you the trouble and arrange all the permits…
Dec 29, 2006 10:17 pm
custom branding irons for your work
G'day, i run a cnc router on the weekends as a bit of a hobby making unique woodwork, but recently ive had a bit of intrestst in branding irons so i have started to make…
Jan 01, 2007 7:15 pm