Cost of house extension (ground floor only) in greater sydne
Hi guys we have a 3 year old double storey house in sydney. We now want to 1. Either convert the alfresco (has main slap and main roof) into a room, or add an alfresco and…
Do I call Body Corporate before or after investigating?
Is this a unit? Or a house in a community title? A townhouse? Where are you located? Where and what is cracking? Pictures?
Neighbours illegal building works - should I do anything?
I love the irony.. can you post a photo!
James Hardie Axon and Stria cladding disappoints
Well hopefully JH will lift their game. There is another company that makes a similar sheet but I have no experience with their product, so don’t know if their quality…
Which stormwater design? with limited fall to the street
You aren't going to get more fall just by increasing the pits and increasing the slope of each subsequent fall in the pipes. It is a simple law of physics that the water…
Odd positioned block, need imagination please
There would be a prevailing direction for that area, but it is not as straightforward as it is with the sun where the path is very predictable throughout the year. It is…
House perimeter concrete or gravel or something else?
Remove some upgrades and get the concrete done mate
House not built to NATHERS 6 Star Energy Rating.
I have a lot of pictures but we are looking to take things further and I will post some soon. We have a 45mm incline in to one room, alfresco appears to have a bore pier…
Do I fill this gap in? Or is it a required for breathing?
So I just purchased this old 60s villa ground floor apartment and about 6 months into owning it a bunch of cracks have appeared. The previous owners probably did a pretty…
Neighbour placed electricity cables under my driveway - no e
For what it's worth, electrical lead-ins are generally buried at least 600mm deep. A 6ft fence won't need to go deeper than that for posts - although your fencer might dig…
Query regarding the plans - who owns the plan and design
While it's true that the drawings belong to the builder it doesn't necessarily include copyright. Do you have prior art where you sketched or drew what you wanted and…
Composite decking getting too hot in direct sun?
My experience the composite decking gets just as hot as a well oiled decking with timber and pretty much the same with concretes. If you are doing around your pool in full…
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