Dog door ideas
Any ideas to help with a cat flap?
It came with the aluminium security door when we bought the place.
Unfortunately it does not have any clips to shut it so the lil…
Builder not repairing defects
Vcat is a long process, I was hoping for a department that can pull them in line and provide me with my rights under the warranty period
I want our house to have a white exterior and am looking for paint ideas. Can anyone tell me what white they used? We will have shale grey Colorbond roof and gutters. …
12% markup of 25,000 is worked it as
Value of margin is 0.12x 25,000 = $3,000
Then to work the gst out on the margin it's 0.1 x 3,000 = 300
Then to work out net % of…
So my land got delayed to get titled and I signed a contract for 9 month price freeze and it was 9 months and 2 weeks. Sheridon homes bill me 4K ...... Honestly can't…
I agree with Stewie, I wouldn't be paying him anything else until he rectifies any issues, or at least makes an effort to and his future work is of a standard you're happy…
Slab edge dampness
I deleted my post, disregard what I posted. I enlarged the 3rd photo and thought that it was water pooling against the wall but I realised after enlarging the other 2…
Kitchen Reno Builder Required
Hey just wondering if anyone could recommend a good builder for our kitchen reno? We've ordered the cabinets we just need a builder.
We have the structural engineer's…
has anyone used Hempcrete here? Or even just lived in a hempcrete building?
We are considering it in our new house build.
Timber frame "American Barn".
Wattyl granosite texture soft in rain
I am doing an owner builder and have just had my texture done on the first level. The product used is wattyl granosite and has been applied by reputable trades.…
Good idea. What's the old expression " You don't need a sledgehammer to crack a peanut "
It's also a good idea to have a backup.
annadale or waratah
tossing where to build my next investment property. Any recommendations on annadale or waratah or something similar?
Vermont by porter Davis
Hello! No probs!
We're still early days so we haven't finalized everything as to what we are going to upgrade.
We are meeting PD next month to do selections so I guess we…
Help. Want to put a wood board on a bed.
At my Bunnings first two cuts are free, then about a dollar each. Very reasonable!
It used to be free, but they recently changed this because of people asking them to do…
Jul 12, 2016 8:32 am
When using Oil based paints be sure to let the paint completely dry before completing the next coat as the paint can "bleed".
Jul 11, 2016 9:07 pm
Retaining wall towards read of new build
Hi Love guru
you can do the retaining yourself if its at the rear and away from the building envelope
You might also consider steel posts and rails
spans 1.80m to 2.4m…
Some random questions if you can help
Thanks Stewie. I will check with my builder about insulation before moving forward.
Ok good to know that. I will take a look at this too. Good point.
Polystyrene sheets cut to size and pushed up and secured in place between the floor joists would be the most effective. There are other materials like a reinforced sarking…
Repairing driveway crossover
Looks too far gone in my opinion.
Engage a concreter, rip it up and replace it. Simple.
Anything else and you are just putting off the inevitable.
There's no mention of it being a masonry wall, or a bathroom, so yes definitely more info required from OP
Biscuit Joiner Problem
I have taken everything you have told me on board. Thing should work out great thank you for all your advice. We have a Bunnings in Maryborough but they do…
Land zoning - open space/Workshop
Every council is different. Husband put up a 9 X 7 and 2.7 high and the main restriction was a 2m easement on our back boundary. We could build as close to the other…
Dryer vent, to under the house!?
Like any internal appliance it should be vented to the outside - either through the wall or roof. As per what kb46 says, the humid air will settle on the timber sub-floor…
Adding a Awning to a shed
That is all I needed to know. I will order the material and my WIFE should have if finished in no time at all!!!!!
You've got a good…
Jul 05, 2016 9:15 pm
Very late on the reply, but we're about to go to PCI on our Simonds build of the Riverview.
We made some major changes to the floorplan but very happy with the…
New Home Cost
Thanks Everyone. Wood Bang on your pricing it would cost over a million dollars. Not too sure if that is practical for me. But based on the figures here it look like…
Site SuperVisor Change,Berwick Victoria
It's not a good sign but could still be alright... there being many reasons for leaving employment. If possible get in touch with the departee and ask him…
Wood/laminate stairs - White risers
You'd be better off getting timber treads in a colour close to the laminate that you are having downstairs (if you're having laminate flooring downstairs that is), that's…
I am looking to have a licenced electrician install an additional internal powerpoint and to provide an outdoor 10A power point in my BBQ area.
To allow me to plan and…
Jul 02, 2016 10:22 pm