Bee Hive Paint
G'day Guys, Thank you for your replies. I have almost finished repainting all my hives. I did well. I went to the Recycling Depot. A heap of paint was there. I…
Road access handle
Hoping someone here can help. I have a development consent with the following clause that relates to a road in a small rural subdivision:
The type 1…
Sep 23, 2016 9:14 pm
Render - will too Rockcote dry lighter?
A bit alarmed- and although I'm sure it will turn out fine- house was rendered base coat yesterday and the coloured top
Coat was applied today. It was done with Rockcote…
Sep 23, 2016 6:27 pm
Replace roof and change roofline?
You must first get a designer who understands roof shapes and roof construction and in particular the Light Timber Framing Code (Residential Timber Framing…
Triangle shaped block
Thanks ddarroch. Yes my husband found the site the other night and was very impressed with the information provided.
Colorbond Shale Grey for weatherboards?
Does anyone know of a house painted in Colorbond Shale Grey in the south Brisbane region? (Or northside if not too far from the city). Would love to actually see that…
External Taps Height
I have found most taps too low (around 600mm) I'd agree 900-1000mm would be best.
Just wondering if anyone could recommend or is a cabinet maker that could build a floating desk for a study in the northern suburbs of Melbourne (DOREEN)?
Furniture Movers Melbourne
You may find some people to contact on this site... http://www.ozremovals.com.au/furniture-removalists/melbourne-vic
As others have mentioned; the larger tiles are heavier and, more often than not, the installers will charge you extra to handle them.
That having been I've recently seen a…
Sep 19, 2016 4:44 pm
Sep 19, 2016 2:17 pm
alfresco on same side as neighbours...
thanks so much for replying, I've been wondering how it would have been if I flipped the house. If I did the alfresco would have been right next to the other neighbours…
Following from my last post, we were notified of land settlement on the 14th of September so it was quicker then we thought
To Hebel or not to Hebel....
We are getting Hebel for our home and have heard mostly good reports about it. We are also using in independent inspector who used to be a builder and they spoke highly…
HOME GROUP WA & POOL INSTALL
I think if you ask this on the building a new home forum you'll find a few. Maybe do a search for older threads.
Lawyers/ experts from real estate should take initiative on this matter. I searched here on this site and found nothing related to this topic.
Very nice! I've spend the past 2 years digging out stumps in my garden. Unfortunately I don't think the neighbours would appreciate a bonfire. Only 3 stumps to go.....
Living in a fibro shack
Fibro is not the only risk, what about vinyl asbestos floor tiles.
That is why I say get proper assessment.
so many variables.
what state and suburb, actual size. double door means nothing. what actual finish and colour.
so many companies out there offer free quotes so get a few…
nbnco website is not even accurate. all sorts of myths floating around. phone them and you may get a better answer.
Depending on the environmental conditions steel beams should be treated?
Also photos do help
Alfresco wooden roof
Hubby would like this done, is it easier to do at build stage as putting in lights and ceiling fan ? We know it'll be more expensive done by builder but.. Maybe easier?
Painting treated pine
An update since the original post - for a "non-premium" job like this most of the advice I got from various paint shops is that a couple of coats of most exterior paints…
Sep 13, 2016 3:26 pm
Wet Day Delays
Getting to the pointy end of the build and the builder is about at the end of our contract time line but there is still quite a few weeks work to go. I was…
Slopping block sub-floor design
I am in the preliminary planning stages of a knock down rebuild and am looking for advice on foundations and sub-floor design.
Our block slopes down from the road with a…
Driveway too wet to commence
After my jubilation of our site cut starting, the job has been put on hold as our driveway is too wet. We've had to pay $3000 to lay oversize rock on the driveway (its 57…
Help - Need Advise
Im planning on purchasing a block of land from the land release at Altorve Schofields that im really keen on. The sales agent tells me the land registeration will be…
Deciding on a granny flat builder
I would ask about their experience, and have them bring some pictures of previous builds Maybe get a contact number or two of previous customers so you can check they are…
At the moment I only have the Stapler. If I purchase any more Pressure Tools I might invest in a Filter.
Pergola attached to house roof
If you are in Melbourne I can assist you, you can send me PM, if you are interstate you should find someone with similar experience to mine.
Sep 05, 2016 1:40 am
St Germain Clyde
I bought a land from stage 1,(my land is with in 100m mark to the power linesbut not facing the powerlines ).but im not too concern about that. apart from that i think…
Cutting Hard Board
I listened to your advice and will use the Masonite for the Hive Lids as that is coved by Aluminium. I have never had any problems with that before in 30…
Independent Soil Test & Site Prep
I agree with both points. For sloping blocks, therefore, how do you propose we negotiate? Pay multiple deposits and soil test/engineering report with multiple…
It's often a good idea to do a rough drawing of what you think you might want then check the costs using a renovation cost calculator.
Gas meter location
Your gas supplier should have that info available on their website ( ours does ) although a lot will depend on the access/topography/setback of your house and property.
SHORING UP and REPAIR ideas
this family home needs some repairs and due to the location ( China countryside, basically difficult for trucks to get to the house) resources, workers and small rural…