Driveway standards and issues.
Don't get me wrong Moudzj. I appreciate anyones input into this forum like you especially the ones who are either in the building trade as tradies or pro's working in an…
Cost of 1 extra ensuite
Thank you diepiggy and Ashington Homes for the very helpful information. I checked also many posts from Ashington Homes and was grateful for the generosity of sharing the…
Gj gardner oakford
Just about to begin our first home build with Gj Gardner Warrnambool. Anyone building the oakford 290?
Build with Content-Living Perth
Any reviews of c.o.n.t.e.n.t__l.i.v.i.n.g from someone who has built with them a few years ago. How are the properties keeping up? And how were your experiences…
FZ DOOR v STANDARD DOOR (with FZ shutter)
Hi we are in a FZ (northern beaches … residential beacon hill … who would have thought!?)
We need a sub floor external door. Any advice on whether to get a FZ door or…
Boundary distance in VIC
We have finished our base stage of my building. My neighbour is amending their planning permit to build 20cm (originally 1 meter away) away from our boundary wall.
Foam vs cladding vs hebel for first floor
Funny enough it does on Upper floors with set backs/forwards
as beams are required to carry approx 4 Tonnes ( total average) of extra load
If the upper floor bears down…
I am in a similar position to you FIH. I paid the deposit to lock in the base price, then Integrale Homes increased the price drastically (over 50k). The only reason I…
Security window film
Hello All. Interested to hear feedback on this product. In particular, does it actually stop entry into a dwelling if smashed. Thanks.
Metricon Heble Pannels
Is anyone built or noticed that what they provide with their double story constructions?
Also, their render…
Oct 25, 2021 11:26 am
Office setup/study area
Hey, your post is interesting and touching at the same time. Sometimes to go with life as it comes is the only key to keeping away stress. Also, my gut feeling says you…
Gold coast neighbour drainage
Has anyone had any experience with dealing the the GCCC over drainage issues with a neighbour?
While we are down hill from our neighbour and totally get that there will…
Chinese cement sheeting in newer houses?
Maybe I only work on quality builders sites. I've only ever seen Australian manufactured fibre cement board used on any site I've been on.
I wouldn't put it past Chinese…
In the "old" days, it made sense to divert to a toilet to reduce the household use of mains water because back then, cisterns were usually 12/13 litre single flush units.…
Current timber wait time
I was in my local Bunnings last week and they didn't have a single stick of 70 x 35 framing timber in stock longer than 900mm.
With existing plumbing and windows, it's very difficult to add another room.
If you are prepared to re-do all plumbing and windows, you might be able to add another…
Garage wall construction
There are a number of reasons.
Where are you building? Is the garage a zero lot wall? Are there eaves on the side of the garage?
Developer cut and fill
We purchased a block of land from a developer that had already had a cut and fill, the contract includes fences to boundary, the cut that was done has…
How to split levels
It's bright because I hate dark houses and the kitchen is the brightest room in the house, it is in the middle of the house with no window, but it does have an 800mm…
I'm thinking about converting the back of the house into a granny flat of sorts.
There's currently a bathroom there, and on the other side of the wall to where the…
I cannot express legal advice but it seems that if there is a drainage easement then you should have right to access it for drainage. It seems that you will have to make…
Looking for some advice please.
I've hung a boxing bag (aqua bag) from a steel 6x2 patio beam which spans about 5 metres at a slight angle.
The bag weighs approx…
splashback tile lippage
The kitchen company is responsible for their contractors' work including proper measurements and supervision, unless you have contracted each trade yourself individually.…
Has anyone had Godfrey Hirst carpet or Feltex (as I've been informed they're just the same company), and had issues with their newly laid carpet?
Basically we had carpet…
Need Advice Urgently Please!
I have an issues with landscaper.
(1) He increases the rate in the invoice after accepting the quote he has given me. Can you Do that?
For example, he gave me the rate…
Render over Moroka Bag and Paint
gees you went to town with the pressure washer
I think you could easily do that yourself. Now I stress this is not an area of expertise of mine ( we mainly use acrylic…
Moroka Render peeling
As it also does it in very small patches on our garage, which isn't connected to the house or remotely close to the house.
Oct 09, 2021 2:41 pm