Question about gables
One of our nearby neighbours are building the exact same house as ours but we have gables whereas they do not. The only thing that I can see is…
Advice needed Re: Fence
Please correct me if I'm wrong, but Your house is nearly complete, so it's not that the neighbour accessed a vacant block of land.
I disagree with the comment that it's…
What is the height of your Ceilings?
Our extension is having 12' celings to match with the existing 4 rooms and hallway that we are keeping (1925 bungalow). The ensuite, main bathroom and laundry will be…
Estimated Cost:Fascia Boards + Eaves ?
Hello All, I need some help and I was thinking someone may have the answers i need.
I need to replace the Fascia Boards around the roof on my house and was wondering how…
QLD Builders, QLeave???
If you hate the QLeave levy, then maybe I shouldn't mention the brick training levy built into the price of bricks and blocks??
EVE estate - Cranbourne North
Anyone living in this estate yet?
(Arrived in Melbourne 6 weeks ago from South Africa …
Furniture Stores Melbourne
I have heard of them, I think there is one on Frankston/Dandenong road in Dandenong from memory.
Will definatley go in and have a look!
Doorless linen cupboard?
The builder (relo) said we didn't need doors - can't remember why but I went along with it at the time. The laundry is a long room off the kitchen (linen press at end…
Besser Brick outbuilding
Hi, I am seeking some info on building a besser brick/block structure as an outbuilding/storage shed. I want to make it two stories, but am stumped before I begin. How do…
Oh, and Ill move this to coffee break
Jan 01, 1970 11:00 am
Seemed a relevant thread to re-open.....
I too am from UK doing an owner builder rennovation looking to do most of the building work myself (e.g. framing, flooring,…
Mar 04, 2010 1:09 pm
Renovations of a Strata Unit
I am looking for help in regards to getting a advice and quotes for renovations of a strata unit property. It relates to the rooftop which is on my title, I want to put…
Recommend me a painter (Perth, WA)
House going great! I'm not finding it easy to find the time to post or put up photos.
The tiling is about to start and I've just had the grano done in my garage
Guttering System Expenses
How much would it cost to get your guttering system renovated? Do you have any tips on how to keep it low-cost?
Heat Pump hot water system ? yes or no ?
Thanks for the comments. Looks like we won't be testing out how they go here, all the local suppliers regardless of brand steered us towards solar for our climate.
Storm Water Pit
The council have rejected my plans as I am trying to build my garage on a storm water pit. They said they have no issue me building on pipes just not the pit. My…
Mar 05, 2010 8:46 pm
North Facing Homes
Hi, The house we are in now is north facing. We built it 16yrs ago, Going by your plan yor main bedroom is north facing, We have three rooms at the front, lounge with eave…
Internet Service Provider
100gb/s = 4 gb DVD takes 1 minute or thereabouts.
I wonder if its worth it unless you run a server, intend to get TiVO should it ever come or similar "on demand" movie…
Outdoor fire place and materials
Thanks for that cherub. Great diagrams, I didn't realize they were so big. Seems like a lot of work and I'm not sure that I'm serious enough about my pizzas for that.
boundry regulations nz
I cannot help you, but I would think best bet will be the local Council. It seems that there are different rules for different councils, so think would be the…
What is your carpet preference??
I had carpet for a while in my old house which must of been plush - it had the characteristic you mention that tread marks, vacuuming lines etc stood out, always made it…
Mar 07, 2010 9:45 pm
Mar 07, 2010 6:08 pm
Kids Outdoor Play Areas
That's the one I was looking for Purple Butterfly! Thanks.
Found to-do-lists, Fairy Blue - that's the one that gave me the original idea. It's fantastic.
You can apply for an extension if there are reasonable reason for the delay.
If you contact your local council they have all that information. We picked up a couple of flyer sheets they had.
We are just going through the process now (fibreglass…
Balcony balustrade suggestions...
Yea thought so...I'm think I'm over the wires look at the moment anyway, and steering away from glass..maybe just a nice wood panel or similar..also need to redo a side…
Builder recoomendations please
Hi, unlike my project if you're building in a new estate you can build with pretty much any major volume builders.
I don't know anyone who built with them - in fact I…
Builder for Reno Recommendation?
Can anyone recommend a builder who works in the Fitzroy North area for a renovation to a Victorian terrace?
Yes - I know word of mouth is supposed to be the best, but the…
Mar 11, 2010 7:37 pm
Mar 12, 2010 10:34 am
Fire Regulations '10/30'
We applied for a planning permit in 2009 before the fire regulation 10/30 (clear Trees & shrubs 10 metres from house/ Clear shrubs 30 metres from house without a…
Mar 12, 2010 12:27 pm