Home warranty insurance and apartments
But it wasn't a compliant product. Just because it is passed as compliant doesn't make it compliant.
The same goes for installing a non compliant product by playing…
Great article about how to measure your garage. I have a very tiny garage for two cars and wasn't sure how to measure my garage so I can renovate it.
Our company was established when we realised that the residential wine storage market was being neglected by other companies in…
Query - lock up payment
There is no provision in the contract for refunds however if the builder exceeds construction time you will be entitled to liquidated damages.
Dispute with Metricon
It was correct for Metricon to arrange for a plumber from their contracted plumbing company to try to identify the leak because the plumbing company warrants the work.…
Frame Support Question.
Just an update. Actually it wasnt overhang.
Just that area of Concrete wasnt properly formed.
Using finance for DIY items
Thanks. Have confirmed my bank is fine with me doing my own projects. I just presented qoutes for the materials to ensure everything was covered and if I find the…
Superior Building Group
Why don't you write a google review or at lease post what you mentioned above. I too face a lot of issues and delays and your input will certainly help others.…
Laundry Chute regulations in Australia
We have a laundry chute in our new build which just had the cabinets installed this week.
The cabinet opening is 620 wide, but the actual chute is only 270.…
Sep 04, 2018 10:11 pm
Attaching L bracket to colorbond fence
Whats the best way to attach a L bracket to a colorbond H post (2x c post back to back).
if i use a couple of self tapping screws for the L bracket, will it hold a shelf…
Coral - Outdoor Living Slab
Probably best to do the slab with the builder as they are talking about an integrated one. Always got to think about the termites!
Covenants? 18 months down the track…
Vegetation protection overlay and building
Just wondering if anyone had experience with building under a vegetation protection overlay that required removal of some vegetation.
My partner and I have just…
Power is required so it would be expected that power and lighting would work in most of the house.
The idea of an occupancy certificate is you can move in if you are…
Here's some photos - shows both the pipe put in by the builder as well as the one that was under the kerb
Why frames overhang on slab?
There is a highset being built next door to us. Ground floor frames done last week and first floor being done now. There is not enough room on the block next door to…
Entry door options
Thanks mate, these options look good. I'll call them now for a price. When staining a front door, do I need to apply a top coat, or is it the same process as staining a deck?
Those with septic tanks...
I have recently got onto this range of septic safe products which is Aussie made and they ship all over Australia.
I started on their N-Zyme for the septic itself and…
Septic smell inside and out
Don't know if you still have the smell, but I have been using N-Zyme from a company called Astro EcoTech and it is working amazing for me in my septic tank. If you (or…
BUILDING CONSTRUCTION AND DEMOLITION AT A GLANCE
Can you recommend a handheld vacumme?
That's bad. Probably not going to buy one
Guys, can you tell me, is Eureka a good brand or not? From what I found, it seems to be a better option for me. But I'd like…
Gap between brick work and frame
Thankyou for your help most appreciated but I wont except there bad work I have allproinvestigations working for me now they will be going all over my home so…
Yikes! We're probably in the same boat, was it ridiculously high for the crimsafe? I'm going to duck in to Giles before Thursday and have a look so it's not a total…
Aug 23, 2018 7:18 pm
Garage Slab question.
Thanks. Didn't thought of that!!. Is this standard? I don't see new houses having this or maybe wasn't paying attention.
Solar hot water service noises
Advice please. Son has recently built with a volume builder. The energy rating hot water service is proving a nightmare. There…
Low ceiling and pendant lights
1.4m high? That's like the 7 1/2 floor in the film Being John Malkovich!
Or do you mean 2.4m? If so, pendants over the island will be fine, because you're not going to be…
Roland Garros Crescent Kellyville
Oh no, that's really poor form from Clarendon. It seems a lot of builders pretty much say anything to get you to sign the tender and then add on extra costs later. We…
What is this?
And you may find further down the track (after frame is up and finished) that they put a "standard" pipe fitting on top and concrete around the base and the pipe and into…
Payment schedule on new kitchen
We paid a deposit on a quote and have now received the final contract. This states 85% of the balance must be paid prior to delivery to store ($24K), I'm not comfortable…
Which wood heater? Aus vs Chinese made
All things considered, a free standing heater will do a better job that an inbuilt one. A fan makes them even better.
I operate an Australian made Arrow 2400 and heat 30…
😍😍😍 , I love your wall colour and bathroom tile choices, it's coming along beautifully and those interior doors too!! So exciting to see it coming together! …
Custom joist hangers
How I would get this sorted would be to find a steel fabrication company.
I would supply the fabricator with a scale drawing of the joist hanger along with…
Gutters and downpipe requirements
It comes under AS/NZS 3500.3 Stormwater Drainage, not AS/NZS 3500.2
Do you know what sarking is?
If there is a downpipe discharging water through a spreader…
I saw this house design "The Appella" by Ben Trager Homes.
I quite like the colours here, I think the roof is colourbond Surfmist and main render colour is Solver vitesse…
Aug 18, 2018 1:41 am
Screw pile and slab boundary.
Why don't you wait until they've installed the edge boards and then measure it to satisfy yourself?
There's no harm in keeping an eye on things, but there's also no point…
Aug 16, 2018 8:27 am
Coral homes- Longreach 33 northern rivers
Waiting on contract with coral to come through and we can finally start building.... have been waiting for around 15 months for our land to register, which finally…
Hello how do i update my email in my profile.