bricks, then plaster? or wrap, then plaster?
Thanks for your reply. I've managed to book an independent building inspector. He said this is called 'reverse building'. Like you said, not the norm, but sometimes done.
What will the tenants do for the house's maintenance?
We're also tenants in a brand new home and we are currently dealing with the builder directly to fix things as the agent wasn't getting anywhere. Don't have a problem…
Question re current rating of oven circuit
Thanks for your help everyone. It looks like my oven is wired into the one general 15 amp circuit that everything in my unit runs off (apart from the lighting). So, in…
Macro/Micro Economics for Building Works (Quantity Survey)
haha thanks casa, i'll keep that in mind. lisanne, i looked at economics to do when i started uni from a business degree but i found construction to be more interesting so…
Results - external paint colours (esp. tranquil retreat)
Hi Jaelee Thanks for your response I have painted all sorts of card and looked at them in direct sunlight and at night, I guess I'm finding it hard to be…
How to protect my gutters ?? Blue Mountain Mesh any good ??
Strange the post spruiking the gutter hedgehog has vanished from this thread. I've stumbled upon that hedgehog in Bunnings this morning and I wasn't impressed. I think…
Close to choosing our builder... what do I need to check?
And one more - this is another link that I use (more and more ): http://www.austlii.edu.au/form/search/search1.html When searching, select…
Who's responsible for maintaing the street lights?
thanks Kek and others. " eventually" sounds a long wait. council, came on! Spend time on the actual but not on the newsletter.
Hills Hoist in plain sight of living areas: yea or nay?
We are having the traditional HH but we're lucky that it fits down a dead side of our house anyway so no view of it anyway. But I wouldn't have it in a backyard, if I…
Government Insulation Scheme Scrapped
according to this news, it's been scrapped?? http://www.theaustralian.com.au/news/na ... 5832748655 I am actually more worry about some of the owner might just put the…
Carlisle Homes - Spectra ... Colour selection centre
how come everyone on this thread is blatantly advertising carlisle homes? Is this really newsworthy and independent of carlise? as i am…
CONGRATULATIONS HOMEONE - Jason is a daddy!
she's gorgeous i had my little girl a few days earlier on the 21st may 09! they're at such a cute cute cute age - wish i could pause her for a while, they grow up too fast
My neighbour also used Into Blinds, they have white plantation shutters and they look really nice. Sorry I don't know what product they used but could find out for you if need be.
Help with wall indentation features! What's it called!?!?
I just looked it up and it's 300mm high x 1500mm wide x 180mm deep. You could tile it, but we chose not to. I had to make it clear to my youngest…
Owner builder-please help with choosing exterior cladding???
I wanted to use colorbond and Linea weatherboard from James Hardie and a Colorbond roof.
What do you think gives wow factor to a house?
Its the lowered spings, flashing neons and the fully sic subwoofer... oh wait never mind thats cars. For me the wow factor is good design. Design thats both…
Construction work on Saturday mornings…whats the rule?
how far can we build from the front fence in langwarrin vic?
Hi Lesley. I recently went thru this process with Frankston Council, and succesfully applied for consent for a reduced front setback from what is prescribed in the…
No idea on whats a good microwave - what should I look for??
One thing that anyone here has not mentioned is an ergonomic aspect. Our flash microwave at home does not have it. The old clunker here at work does. Put a mug of…
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