JOINING ONTO EXISTING BEARERS
Thanks Luke , that is what i was planning to do initally but i think i might join bearers end to end as the supporting block is right underneath, i will put in other as specified.
Jan 02, 2009 7:57 pm
Well thank you all. I have taken the kettle back to the shop and purchased a more expensive one at a discounted price (due inconvenience). I now have a Tefal worth about…
Cleaning grout on floor tiles.
OMG!!! LED lamps.
The only d/lights will be in the entry & down the hallway toward the kitchen. All other lighting will be regular light fittings with CFLs. Sorry mez, can't help you.
Median Prices + Renovation
I wouldn't take much notice of the median house prices as these statistics can lie. Few reasons why it may not be applicable are:
- few sales for the quarter - year…
Cost of adding a room/rooms
My question is how much would it cost to add a rumpus and an extra room or two under the house on the existing slab? I think when the people…
The search begins..
Dont know where you live but you could easily do the Mernda and Craigieburn displays in the same trip
Buying Seconds Tiles ?
Just make sure that is the only issue with them.
Some seconds are out of square and are not perfectly flat. These two issues will cause problems when laying the tile.…
Jan 07, 2009 6:07 pm
clutch if you read the wording he is still making the home owner responsble for any mistakes no matter if the pegs are right or not.
"The Builder takes no…
One side of our home would be against a tree reserve
So we thought we could use a fence like…
Covering Aircon units?
Thanks for that info. That's the kind of screen I was thinking of.
I'll let you know how it goes and turns out.
Well as you can all see the banner is up!
And NO….I didn’t do it!
Not sure if I’m allowed to say who did, but I’m very happy with it.
He’s still yet to…
Tender and contract clause with PD
Thanks for the responses.
I realize that there is a risk to signing the contract before the land title becomes available and I'm after clauses that would help us…
D@n - can you help me?
Thanks so much D@n, we really appreciate it. As I said, we have not discussed colours at all but those two give us something to go by.
I'd start off by making the garage door dark and go from there. At the moment it's just a huge reflective panel, dominating everything.…
BENDIGO - Advice on the areas of Bendigo
Thankyou all very much for your responses
I have passed on the information and my friend is very grateful. She mentioned today that they are certain that they will build.
Electrical work at good rates
I will certainly bear you in mind in several months for post handover work as we need some electrical work doing.
The main problem with some of the work though is it…
I sold my old house to a friend of the family, I had 2 real estate appraisals and then the buyer got an official valuation done (needed it to get…
Jan 13, 2009 5:41 pm
highpower voltage power lines
If you're directly underneath or within a couple of hundred metres, then you will have a problem.
You shouldn't have any worries if you are 1-2 km's away
Brisbane City - Siting variation
We got relaxation on both sides for our raise. just get the forms from council, fill them in and take them over with your $500. its just a money making scheme.
Wasted Space - what to do with it
Thanks for all the great ideas. I am hoping that maybe we could move the wall in one piece and then extend from there. I have seen pics of a great little bali hut type bar…
ok Im confused about HOW the banks actually value your land and building?
Do they look at historical data, surrounding sales, like…
Jan 14, 2009 12:50 pm
You should check that underside of bearer is actually your ceiling height. We usually have around 400mm for a ceiling space to accomodate plumbing. Underside of existing…
Costs of Building With Volume Builders
I've found that a guide of 6k per square (9m^2) is a base cost for building from the volume builders, while 8k per square is a more realistic finished value. A fully…
Who decides the gas meter location?
We were wondering about this too, we rang the gas company and they said we would usually discuss this at the builders interview but they won't put the meter behind a fence…
Ceiling Fan with Light - Way Too Dull
no problems, yeah they should be fine, it is just the heat....the wattage is an indication of the heat it gives basically, so they get hotter the higher the wattage is,…
New colourbond colour: with pics
Hi joles, Thanks for this reply and the other regarding Dune, much appreciated, this decision is obviously major to the look of the house getting it wrong would be bad.