Some simple advice on bulding a house from scratch!
thank you ... from my understanding by doing the research lately on homeone and some other property forum, we've decided that we should choose…
Signed contract July09 & almost April 10 still no slab down?
We signed in October last year and the builder is almost going to start. I ended up writing letters to the builder asking them very specific questions relating to their…
A question about side setbacks and eaves
The bulk builders try to use the overall planning requirements. I think for Victoria the standard side setback is 1.2m, however lots of councils have smaller side setback…
Concrete slab vs bearers/joists/footings
wordsalad - difficult to make a guess without detail of the design, but 80 sq mtrs would be around $12000. That is for conc, mesh, plastic, chairs, placement, but doesn't…
Possible to remove render without redoing the bricks?
Wash away the render?! No I do not think you can unless something new that I do not kow is out there. You have just have to scrape it away and the sooner the better
A couple of questions on New home design and options
how do you guys know if it's PGH Haberfield? keen to know
Steel frame on concrete, what corrosion preventions?
Purchasing Land and Home Design (Guide for Idiots)
Most builders arrange a colour selection appointment at some point - it may be before or after the contract is signed. If after, any upgrades would…
Cost of a false ceiling…. That can’t be right??
I am also looking at a false ceiling for a renovation and want to achieve acoustic isolation equal to or better than Rw 50. I believe I can do this by using resilient…
How to find out what next door is building?
I rang the Whittlesea council and they gave me the details of the building surveyor/planner. I rang them to find out where the windows would be and how they would impact…
Is this worth it? Buy an investment property first?
Andy_Min ur right on that..
Has anyone done a blackboard paint wall for kids bedroom?
Awesome... I love this stuff... this is the whole reason I changed the flooring in our rumpus from carpet to laminate timbers... just so I can paint a wall in the…
Steel or Timber Fascias with Steel aframed house
I prefer the appearance of timber fascias for a new steel framed house I am building, but was told they are incompatible with steel framing, and I should use metal…
For Sale - Corinthian Madison Entrance Door
During our house build there was a mix up between us and the builder and we have ended up with a door we don't want. I'm trying to sell it on ebay if anyone is interested.…
Worst thing the builder said to you !!!
Not what the builder said (haven't got to that stage just yet)....but the removalist!! Several times he said 'it will take you 6 months to find things', at first I…
VOIP? ADSL2? Naked DSL? Have I been in hybernation?
Yes, you can easily switch between plans, even while in contract. You can't sign up with Primus on the Max plan, as it is only available for existing customers, but if…
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