PORTADA HOMES: PORTDA HOMES House and Land package
I just had a mental image of a cop riding around on a tin of spam...
water meter: can any plumbers out there clarify this for me?
All about to be resolved. The builder has agreed to put in the extra piping early and has even rung the water company to advise them of the date so they can replace the…
Espresso Ligna kitchen cupboards with timber floorboards??
Help!! We have our tender appointment next week. At our colour selection appointment at the start of this month we went with an unexpected choice for our kitchen drawers /…
What happens with small permanent errors?
Personally I feel if you specify something and want it how you said and paid for it it should be 100% and if your not happy they fix it or you dont pay. It seems to only…
Do You Have Them At Your House & How Do They Affect You????
You're lucky, they're OK. I thought you might have been talking about silverfish....
extension - easement / water corridor implications
Hi all! I've just started researching the extension that I'm wanting to do in a couple of years time and just wanted to see if anyone had any experience doing extensions…
$150,000 quote for home reno & extensions seems excessive
I am a builder and it is hard to comment unless you see the plans. Did you give the builder PC allowances or did he come up with his own? Is all the plumbing to be…
What colour bricks to go with a Jasper roof?
OK after much debate we have decided to go with Austral Nougat.....pheww. So far the houses & photos we have seen look great & we have seen a number of coloured roofs from…
We have a hold on a block at Heritage Springs!!
The waiting game is so hard, I don't know how i'm going to go if we actually get to settlement stage because everything works out the way we want it to. And building a…
Looking for a Structural Engineer in Adelaide
Can anyone recommend a qualified structural engineer who is able to sign off a steel framing stage of the building progress? Would love to hear your recommendations.
Need some tradies - Plasteres especially - water damage
Nice of the Insurance company to lump you with this task. I'm surprised they dont have a small builder doing their work. Try the yellow pages or local listings. Do you…
Are your shower taps on internal or external walls?
Thank you all!!! I just wanted to confirm if it makes no difference, because for niches it does make a difference. Which is great. I will now have taps on the external…
HELP!! UPGRADING OF PAINTWORK INSIDE HOUSE
The last home we built we had the standard builders "washable" paint. What a joke! When you washed marks off the wall the paint came with it. The external paint was worse.…
Paint Colours and colour scheme to go with light grey carpet
I think a chalky tone would be a comprise for you both, a colour like dulux china white will create a nice warm feel without looking yellow at all and without being too…
Calculations for stairs, roof framing, decks etc
Some of you may find this ******* collection of (free) online calculators useful. Stairs, roof framing, gazebo, deck etc Always keen to add more calculators, so if you…
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