rebuilder86Advisable to put in soakwell after handover ?
30 May 2015
Skydroid I would love to!!, but I broke my ankle last week ahaha. The more soak wells you have, the more surface area you have to empty the water. Being in piara waters…
robbie_pLining a shed - installing insulation batts
29 May 2015
Earthwool do offer a foil backed "space blanket", but it probably costs about 25% more in price, but reduces your R rating from 2 too 1.8. Not sure if that would affect…
1960sModernistHomeWhat's with the rendered fad?!
27 May 2015
Fortunately most criminals are dumb. It would be easy enough to break in to an FC clad house with a pair of pliers, quietly breaking out a big enough hole to get…
jbw“clunking or shaking” noise on opening or closing off taps
27 May 2015
many thanks chaps - most appreciated.
archettoScullery or having bigger backyard? Which one worth more?
25 May 2015
This is what I would do to the kitchen. I would recess the ceiling so it frames the kitchen off from the rest of the space, i've extended the bench and where the pantry…
j2kInstall Cast Iron Lace / Frieze to Terrace house
22 May 2015
Cheers mate. The hard thing is finding timber screws with flat button heads and not Bugle or countersunk heads. As thought a flat surface against the metal would be…
buildnewbieAttaching privacy screens to foam cladding
21 May 2015
Finding the studs now will be quite hard since they've been covered up.... Hopefully the tradesman will have some novel ways of doing it without ripping up stuff.
Nic and Shell 1Coral Daydream 30 Wet area square metre total
20 May 2015
Do it wall by wall and floor. So for example say it'll be 2100h worth of tiles and the wall is 4m in length which is 8.4m2 for that wall only, then do the other walls and…
HaylsAvoiding unnecessary Council permits - Builder advice????
19 May 2015
Thinking about building a little art studio or place to 'get away from home!' Instead of getting a container, or…
skydroidLonger kitchen bench or extra essastone? HELP!
18 May 2015
Hey onejohn, I added the pantry thanks to your suggestion we're getting the big pantry regardless...it's about whether to spend extra for longer kitchen stove bench top ,…
Sydney-buildHIA Sydney HomeShow 2014 - Free Double Passes
16 May 2015
The show is on 28-31 May this year. We were still waiting for our new land to register this time last year ! But this year, our new home is ready Anyone know if we can…
Andre AdamsRectification of Defective Work - Preferred Outcome
15 May 2015
Dear All, Just a short note on Section 48MA of the Home Building Act 1989 (NSW) (which came into force on 15 January 2015). That section relevantly provides that a Court…
traveller79NSW: Shared private open space granny flat & main dwelling
14 May 2015
Thanks for your response Stewie. As you mentioned, there was little to justify a door window as access from a living area. Well, the simple but painful changes were made…
cool2frostLooking for Forensic Plumbing in South Eastern Suburbs (VIC)
14 May 2015
Hi guys, I am looking for a forensic plumbing in the South Eastern Suburbs (Melbourne VIC) to detect any storm water drainage leakage or sewer leakage. Any recommendations?
bashworthSlab edge insulation
12 May 2015
No costs but you will find two methods of Slab insulation at this link. http://www.anewhouse.com.au/2013/01/slab-insulation/