Cost comparison for third storey
lol! I kinda forget how much space there actually is in these sort of homes. You'd enjoy how they are built to be affordable there in SL. On-site labour is relatively…
Builder margin is confidential to the builder, although a margin will be disclosed in variations, for PC and PS items. Do not assume that the margin on those items is the…
On Site Detention - Charged Line?
I take it that all downpipes are diverted to the tanks.
Why does the tank's overflow pipe have to go to a "control pit" when the overflow water has come from the tank…
Insulating 3 car garage/shed
Here is a link to a pretty detailed video on insulating a garage, in Melbourne. Spray foam combined with conventional batts.
I have recently bought an early 1970s house which has asbestos ceilings with acoustic tiles stuck over it throughout. I would like to eventually remove the…
Jan 26, 2019 12:49 pm
Smart Stone Nero Astral
From my experience as a owner who has had granite, corian, quartz, marble, I test my stone before buying as no matter what is claimed, if it doesn't work, you won't often…
Jan 25, 2019 8:13 pm
but dyson is too costly to have. for just $30 one can get corded bissell 33A1 that pet hairs, stairs and car interiors. or else you can get shark hv292 which comes for…
Jan 24, 2019 4:27 pm
We’re just getting the tiles replaced on our balcony. The contractor completed the screening yesterday. I was slightly concerned with the golf size ball gap on one…
Jan 21, 2019 8:53 pm
East Estate Cranbourne East
Thank you for this thread.
We are planning to purchase stage 7 at East Estate
What are your thoughts?
Is any one of you staying at East estate now?
Walling over windows
But be careful that this vapour barrier is not punctured sometimes later.
In your case it is just one wall, so it is okay, but I am really against internal vapour…
Importing kitchen from China
Not ordered yet as waiting for the walls to be built up first, so I can run the exact measurements.
I done designs and asked for quotations from Foshan Ais Living and…
In the process of renovating a bathroom.
Have just bought a new spout for the bath only to find that it will leave a 10mm gap to the tiles once installed.
I am renovating my pool area and I might have a dispute on how the landscaper has screwed the hardwood to the feature wall and also the customer made seat they…
Building and Contruction Startup
I have been thinking about starting my own building and construction business for very long in Canberra. I have no prior experience but I am ready to take risk and do…
Jan 18, 2019 10:18 pm
Can we bring in our own lighting pendant/Fans etc if we don’t like anything form Rawson’s look book? Will they charge for installation?
Jan 18, 2019 4:18 pm
What's my setback?
So I put in the report and consent for the setback to the corner splay, as the building surveyor was convinced that the setback to the corner splay was not…
I live in Thornbury (in GRZ2 zone) and am about to lay a slab for a single garage in the back corner of a 400sqm property with a rear laneway. The side boundary…
How did your install go? I have got a sample of the Abode from a local Choices store and wondered if it is an identical product to another in the Proline range.
Jan 16, 2019 1:18 am
My builder used them as standard
They have decent warranty and they do abide by it and arrange plumber to replace any faulty items in first 12 months
I have appreciated…
Jan 16, 2019 12:58 am
2nd Storey Extension Owner Builder
Without a sketch That works out about right
I am assuming Upper Light Frame Construction , Budget on $80-100K per room
I suggest you get a sketch and get 3 quotes, prices…
All of them are from demolition
Cleaned carefully by hands
Guarantee the quality and price is perfect for buyers!
Most builders include laying for a 300x300 ceramic tile.
If you change to porcelain or rectified edge, larger size etc, they will charge accordingly, unfortunately this is…
Home Design Software
They all have strength and weaknesses
Focus on one that allows you to
Takes off quantities, m, m2, m3,etc
Garage floor (car is housed in garage) was originally sealed then painted over, now it's coming off, have tried to gernie and repaint with no luck.....can you put…
Urgent help needed
Surely the sellers solicitor neeed to go through the buyers solicitor.
Maybe they’re hoping the new owners won’t fight it if their solicitor isn’t involved?
I am a semi-retired builder/civil engineer and offer new home buyers and building contractors help/advice.
Removing Waste Soil
Recently I visited my lot in LEPPINGTON where construction will begin in the coming month. It came as a surprise to me when finding two huge piles being dropped…
Here is an example of confirmed toxic mould which ended up gutting the entire house
Advice regarding Builders
You have to compare inclusions, have you got architect plans or will you design a home with each builder?
Comes down to cost per sqm/inclusions and for me, which builder…
Concrete Feature walls
Any advice regarding indoor concrete feature walls
we need advice regarding the color tone and the texture of it
Building pool near easement
i believe it is 1 metre
and then you need to build a vertical concrete wall
so if they need to excavate the pipe your pool wont collapse