Jul 08, 2004 10:16 am
Home Construction Guide
Sandra, this may be too late for your needs but I have a single sheet 'Construction Schedule' that you are free to have a copy of. Contact me directly.
Apr 07, 2005 12:16 pm
Where to Start?
I am a small builder in Melbourne. I would seriously recommend you find an architect to plan your renovation for you. Yes, they come at a cost, but can come up with some…
Or try tiles. It's amazing what tiles look like on a patio. Choose a non-slip tile and use plenty of glue to help over come any unevenness in the concrete. It'll look a…
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Jul 07, 2005 1:22 pm
CC the RSJ size will (should) have been designed taking into account the required span & the load placed on it. If you wish to extend it, either the beam will need to be…
A safety rail will need to be installed & this should form part of the quote.
If the firms are quoting on exactly the same work (& allowing for the same items such as…
transportable homes - expensive exercise?
I am also looking at this option and have been in contact with a number of manufacturing companies throughout NSW. Would you mind revealing who you bought yours from?…
Sep 06, 2005 12:35 pm
Is this loose brick a problem?
It's hard to give a definitive answer without seeing the pier but basically if the brick is supporting the timber beam - underneath it - then yes it could be a problem &…
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This doesn't sound right !
I'd be contacting the company & asking for a price in your chosen area.
There is no way that they would or should entertain that…
Nov 02, 2005 5:25 pm
steel frames and noise
I would be interested to know whether both homes (or either) had steel roofing with insulation batts directly to the underside of the iron
Most iron roofed homes will…
Idiots Guide to Self Build?
the "The Australian House Building Manual" is a good start but bear in mind that standards are lower and quality of building is often not as good as you might…
Its not to late to get a building consultant to inspect the finihhed dwelling. This is canned a Completion report and is a detailed visual inspection of the dwelling…
HELP: Central heating intake clearance
The return air grille or register shouldn't be restricted for the following reasons:
The air flow through the grille and duct relates to the air pressure…
Down or Up
weigh up the costs of excavating and building downawards to building upwards
I assume you have already spoken to your local council to see what they will and will not…
Question regarding insurance
regardless is he still not considered an 'employee' and entitled to workers compenastion if he injures himself
landscaping is very labour intensive...be careful
Stumps or Slab?
also worth checking with local council
mine decreed my project is on a 1/100 flood site and therfore must be raised to allow for drainage...i had originally wanted a…
Television show looking for stories...
well if you are interested, I am in the DA approval process of building a dream home for my wife and 3 kids...i have renovated a few houses before but this is the first…