archettoScullery or having bigger backyard? Which one worth more?
25 May 2015
This is what I would do to the kitchen. I would recess the ceiling so it frames the kitchen off from the rest of the space, i've extended the bench and where the pantry…
j2kInstall Cast Iron Lace / Frieze to Terrace house
22 May 2015
Cheers mate. The hard thing is finding timber screws with flat button heads and not Bugle or countersunk heads. As thought a flat surface against the metal would be…
buildnewbieAttaching privacy screens to foam cladding
21 May 2015
Finding the studs now will be quite hard since they've been covered up.... Hopefully the tradesman will have some novel ways of doing it without ripping up stuff.
Nic and Shell 1Coral Daydream 30 Wet area square metre total
20 May 2015
Do it wall by wall and floor. So for example say it'll be 2100h worth of tiles and the wall is 4m in length which is 8.4m2 for that wall only, then do the other walls and…
HaylsAvoiding unnecessary Council permits - Builder advice????
19 May 2015
Thinking about building a little art studio or place to 'get away from home!' Instead of getting a container, or…
skydroidLonger kitchen bench or extra essastone? HELP!
18 May 2015
Hey onejohn, I added the pantry thanks to your suggestion we're getting the big pantry regardless...it's about whether to spend extra for longer kitchen stove bench top ,…
Sydney-buildHIA Sydney HomeShow 2014 - Free Double Passes
16 May 2015
The show is on 28-31 May this year. We were still waiting for our new land to register this time last year ! But this year, our new home is ready Anyone know if we can…
Andre AdamsRectification of Defective Work - Preferred Outcome
15 May 2015
Dear All, Just a short note on Section 48MA of the Home Building Act 1989 (NSW) (which came into force on 15 January 2015). That section relevantly provides that a Court…
traveller79NSW: Shared private open space granny flat & main dwelling
14 May 2015
Thanks for your response Stewie. As you mentioned, there was little to justify a door window as access from a living area. Well, the simple but painful changes were made…
cool2frostLooking for Forensic Plumbing in South Eastern Suburbs (VIC)
14 May 2015
Hi guys, I am looking for a forensic plumbing in the South Eastern Suburbs (Melbourne VIC) to detect any storm water drainage leakage or sewer leakage. Any recommendations?
bashworthSlab edge insulation
12 May 2015
No costs but you will find two methods of Slab insulation at this link. http://www.anewhouse.com.au/2013/01/slab-insulation/
Stealth1971Has anyone dealt with ArchiVision in Melbourne?
10 May 2015
Interested to hear if anyone has any experiences with this company. Have been referred to in a build we're looking at however doesn't seem to be much information on them...
Stewie DAre double entrance doors just two doors?
5 May 2015
I agree 33amc about the need for a seal but I still like a proper rebate over a third party mould. I've seen both the Tee mould and also a z flashing but I never really…
TashPaulWaiting For Land To Be Ready Before Choosing A Builder
5 May 2015
Hi, I wouldn't worry about the houses your neighbours are building. You have to be happy with your house, not how it 'fits' (or not) with the neighbours. You will…
PerthAussie2014Would this annoy you? Living next to building site
2 May 2015
I encountered similar problems while they built the house next door to us. They even removed our gate and part of our fence because their garage needed to be built along…
Beazley77Trades interested in quoting on works for new home build.
2 May 2015
I don't think the intent of this forum is to act as a tendering conduit so you might get better luck looking on websites that offer that service.