bashworthFrame exposed to extreme weather - will it warp?
18 January 2016
They should notify you at the end of the month about weather day that they intend claiming for but hardly ever does a builder do it. the builder only has a claim if the…
ilovebighouse2014Rebed and repoint process for terracotta tiles
15 January 2016
Hi Guys, I was wondering if rebed and repoint process is very much essential for terracotta tiles?? Or juts repoint and pressurized cleaning would do? Normally what…
Stewie DLegal System or Department of Fair Trading
13 January 2016
As per Leonardo_23s advice but as someone in NSW who has been in the building industry quite a while. 1) get a good building consultant to write a detailed list of all the…
qebtelWhere to buy to Sydney?
11 January 2016
And yet..... http://www.dailytelegraph.com.au/reales ... 7704325032 Ive noticed in the past, in the outer areas of Sydney, prices can increase, and also decrease…
OneTreeFallingNever hired a plasterer before, is this normal?
10 January 2016
Apart from the garage it sounds like the rest of the painting was exterior (weatherboard?) So was the painter intending to paint over rotten wood??? Hi Liliana, no the…
AlthomPlumbing exhaust fans out through Colorbond roof
9 January 2016
The one price I got for going out through the roof was fine. The only confusion was one quote at about what previous posters had estimated and one at +$1500. I didn't want…
Foma2How to get a water leak fixed by builder (under warranty)
9 January 2016
Last week I had a chat with my friend's brother. He lives in Canada. From what he said I can say that in Canada they have a much better consumer protection.
Paulc1964au[NSW] Gregory Hills - Roll Call!
4 January 2016
for anybody interested a new Gregory Hills community group has commenced in Facebook, here is the link https://www.facebook.com/groups/1116438 ... up_comment
bprattHow to build a driveway with long lasting appeal?
2 January 2016
Like Saint Mike said, don't have it too narrow, particulary if it is a longer driveway. I also suggest if you have those roll over gutters i.e. the ones that are sloping…
31 December 2015
https://www.google.com.au/maps/place/13 ... 7d5c2918bd this is an example of how the carport will sit but obviously higher to accomodate my wifes brand new BMW X6. The…
Leonardo_23Enclose the gaps between subfloor and ground
30 December 2015
Hi wykdy, It is not clear as to the stumps you mentioned, but I can say this... that brickwork needs footings or it moves just as does paving (with the soil)... up to…
Saint MikeFrogs, Toads and Assorted Night Creatures?
28 December 2015
Saw a BIG monitor on the path as I walked this morning ... looked very quiet - so maybe had been eating. About a metre or two. I decided to give him the right of way.
Leonardo_23New dispute resolution system in Victoria
23 December 2015
Timely post Liliana, Maybe some things are resolved in the new Building Legislation Amendment (Consumer Protection) Bill 2015, but I didn't see any definition of…
HurraKaneJonesBlack patches of mold near edges and corner of ceiling
22 December 2015
I'd highly recommend having the gutters worked on for this issue then. Ask about overflow relief, and also drip trays. I find drip trays are the most common solution…
kellywardthe difference with modelling the new and old bathtub
18 December 2015
When I need to make a design for your new bathroom, it's pretty simple, but when you have to remake something old - there are many nuances. for example to select the…