aussietaNew estate (not on google maps) Mail/Post question
1 November 2015
i was the only house in the street and postie left mail on doorstep as i didnt even have a letterbox yet after a few weeks they left a note saying if i didn't get a…
Shaun PillaiBlum Tandembox or Hettich Arcitech
31 October 2015
Hi all , I initially looked at the Blum Tandembox(30kg) but the distributor in our area are a pain to deal with. They're unfriendly and slow to respond. They also only…
33amcis this damage of timber joist acceptable?
30 October 2015
That's pretty normal and won't be a problem. It's more annoying for the carpenter than anything because he either has to clean out the groove or put it aside to use as an…
LordSShower bases will be bedded - what that means?
29 October 2015
You can indeed. You put in a smaller height floor joist to that section and then pack it up on site so that the finished level is the same as the remaining floors once…
Yarborough*Experience w/ Montgomery even if you chose NOT to build*
29 October 2015
I've sent you a PM. Let me know if you don't get it as they seem to sit in the Outbox for ages.
Stewie DThe "How long is a piece of string" thread.....
22 October 2015
You won't find a definitive answer as there are too many variables with renovation work. New houses are a totally different beast. You can work out a total cost per sq m…
StructuralBIMGuyConcrete path crack, who's fault?
22 October 2015
Unfortunately, there isn't much more you can do except wait and see if its gets worse or if further new cracking occurs, it is a case of determining why, how and who is…
chicaBAL29 rating. Building in high fire risk area.
18 October 2015
we are in a BAL FZ. Yes we had the same excuse given by RFS re you are more likely to close a door than a window. As we had to have shutters on all our opening doors and…
OttmaisterMetal Roof Flashing Insulation
15 October 2015
A bit more research lead me to this site: https://www.metalroofingonline.com.au/33-foam-strips It just means I have to drill out the apron rivets, insert the foam and…
Mr BardiaWhat are noggings and how to install them?
13 October 2015
Definitely put some in where you will be hanging things, which is everywhere! Im re gyp-rocking our whole house and adding them while i go, its very handy. Really beefed…
justme15Any recommendation for side gate installer/builder?
11 October 2015
Hi, I wasn't sure where to post this... I am looking someone to build a side gate (entry straight to our backyard). There will probably be some minor landscaping work…
AussieMarkSydney developer wins right to void 37 first-home buyers' co
10 October 2015
Well then it should be more like the commercial side of building where performance bonds are needed. The issue is I think that the building industry is always funded by…
macca02Preparing sagging rafters for gyprocking
7 October 2015
Thanks old chippy! Yeh I'm not too sure what has gone on with the different heights of the rafters at the top plates, sounds like you could be on the money though. We're…
InsaneAlfresco same level as inside of house
5 October 2015
Hi guys, Throwing my 2C in. My house in construction has a single level lounge/alfresco area. For certification 2 things were needed, a drain the width of the door to…
archettoWonder what your house number will be? Like what you got?
4 October 2015
Kind of off topic but if you're building on a corner block and your street name and number is not the way your house…