Renovation Antiques, Unusual Findings & Treasures Found!
What sort of old, antique and unusual findings or treasures have you found during your own personal renovations? I find all sorts of stuff. My wife would call it…
Window Tinting companies - can anyone recomend one in Brissy
Were looking around to get our windows tinted on the house once we move in a few weeks. Can anyone recommend a company? Were on the north side of brissy, up near caboolture.
Reinforcing rod & longreach bricks over window/door openings
I've been to an owner builder course & I know that it's common practice to place longreach bricks (90wide 76high 305long) for a number of courses above window & door…
Upgrade packages, any chance they would allow both??
Coral has 2 upgrade packages & they allow both to be taken. Both are a couple of thousand & inlcude a reasonable amount of stuff but they are nothing like the big m with…
First Floor Extension: Is it still liveable?
Some things to check ... Will the builders need to reinforce the existing walls for the addition of the second level ? The builders may choose to add temporary supports…
Help with exterior colours for a 1950's red brick house
I love the red brick look. I think most homes should have a brick exterior, it looks so much better than…
My new reno project - need advice please (pics included)
u know, when I read the title and the first few lines, I thought is that the writer missed a "0" ( her girl turning 3 mature enough to look after the old house ) I know…
Should the Builder make a margin / 20% on engineering costs?
sounds like a big project. Cost plus project are illegal on any build less than 500K
how long until keys - final payment authorised.
Hey sarahc I guess it depends on your bank and how quickly they can do things. My letter from Keystart says "please allow at least a week" for them to do the inspection…
Is building on wetlands unstable? Any feedback on Waterways?
Perth is either ex wetlands or sand hills
Oh wouldn't we ALL love that walk in robe! (I might skip the mirror though. ) I like the bedrooms you choose. Balconies, water views...
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…
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