Walking in ceiling space of steel frame truss roof?
What an absolute pain! Surely they need to make roofspaces trafficable for future work/maintenance etc.
Renovation - Is an early progress claim legal?
Hi all, I'm more than half way through an extension with a builder. In the recent weeks, it's all becoming a bit tense due to poor workmanship delivered. So far we've…
where to buy hardware in Sydney, where the tradie goes
Dulux Malay grey OR Western Myall? What's the difference?
wow i would llike to know as well. too many greays grays greys
How flexible are the major home companies on materials?
Doesn't necessarily have to be a boutique builder. You could take that design to many builders and ask if they have something similar that can be modified to suit. …
Bathroom renovation + Addition: Preston Victoria
I am looking to refresh a current main/ensuite bathroom, and also transform a current laundry into a second bathroom, and create a euro laundry or concealed laundry within…
Termite Barrier - how deep should the orange pipe be buried?
It must have minimum of 75mm soil around
Check out this link http://anewhouse.com.au/2014/07/fixing- ... spections/
How to establish post heights with a laser level.
Every post or stump must have 100-150mm of concrete under it. In your situation where you have a number of posts and you want the tops to all be level and you want to do…
Raised ceiling throughout or raked ceiling in open plan area
We compromised and instead of having fully raked for the whole area, we have had drawings done for part raked (the alfresco and dining along the West side), then the rest…
Even simple dilapidation inspection can turn into drama!
This week I was engaged for dilapidation inspection and report on a older dwelling that was next to major domestic development. Owners wisely decided that the condition of…
Painting pine wood fascias and bargeboards
Am building a skillion roofed pine timber frame and hardie clad house on stumps in Augusta WA ...was wanting to know if the blue primed pine barge and fascia boards ( H3…
Help!! Needed. Granny flat build going on 18months now...
Hi everyone, Site newbies here looking for some information and help. My name is Matt and my wife is Shadhna. Just a little back ground information ... For the past…
How much money did you get back from your Tender quote?
Hi guys, first time building, just going through finalizing the tender with a builder we want to go with. However since its on a sloping block plus no gas available, there…
Mid century modern architects in Melbourne
Found one at least: https://lunchboxarchitect.com/featured/ ... rchitects/