Hi all looking to see if anyone has chosen Elemental Ash laminex for their bench top and has photos ? Would be much appreciated
Is their anything specific to know about cutting holes in the floor of a container for stair access? Seems like it would be much more labor intensive than walls or ceilings.
We often get clients asking for gutter guards that can be installed without any screws. That's where the Triple-G system is most suitable. Triple-G is also bird proof…
Door height help needed.
For this ceiling height do you not shoot for anything over 2040 mm for both external and internal doors (unless you do floor to ceiling frameless minimalistic interior…
My house is nearing completion, the last stage is to install laminate flooring. I have got to install approx 130sqm over the concrete slab which has been…
Haymes paint - Moon and Stars vs Aura
Hi all. Just wanted reviews on Haymes Moon and Stars Or Haymes Aura. We have chosen Moon and Stars but so unsure how it will look since there are not many pictures on…
Sep 13, 2020 2:28 pm
Forgot to attach picture 😬
You might be better to take a pic not in shade
Troubles of a North Facing Block
right. i can imagine... we figured we will have veryy less amount of time in the day having east sun and hence we finalised having our kitchen and living in the west.…
Some Slab Protection Questions Please
Just a point on those temporary light weight plastic downpipe hoses. In our case the builder installed them as soon as the guttering went up, but they were totally…
Mimosa Homes Melbourne Builder
Small minds do you have a special interest in darbecca? You seem to target many builders which indirectly/ directly it would then potentially give you more work?
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Advice for 30m wide and 20m length block
Try to find a plan that has you living areas facing north. They'll be brighter, & warmer in winter, heated by the northern sun.
Try to limit western windows (this is an…
Stormwater gradient cannot be met
Many threads about this same problem.Have you done a forum search?
Pumped systems are pricey and problematic, try to cost a detention-retention system.
Bold Living After handover issues
Do you have the CCTV footage of the 'white matter' and cracked/breakage of the pipe? Often rubble is found in pipes as there is no care factor. Were the…
Sep 07, 2020 9:50 pm
long term durability
Thanks for your reply..i understand but have painted a few sq mon steel beam.so wonder ing- wether to use the remaining 6 litres and should i sand back-what i have done…
change wall mixers after handover easy?
Thank you very much for the advice. My basin mixer is built into the wall so perhaps I should just compromise and work with the builder's range on this one !!!
Waffle Slab Thickness.
You need to engage an independent engineer who would come up with recommendations.
Hi all! Just reading through my developer guideline as I go through my siting. It says:
Dwellings on lots above 300sqm must have a minimum front setback of 4…
What to do with Masonite walls/ceiling
As per 1. Rip it all out back to bare timber frames. Install new wiring where/if needed, extra data points, insulation in the external walls and re-clad with plasterboard,…
Purchased an old house which we want to repaint especially in the common areas to white. It's currently has dull blue/grey.
We are getting multiple quotes at…
Concrete path around house
Is this still preferred? 75mm of slab exposed from the finished heigh of concrete footpath? And concrete footpath is 50mm of compacted roadbase + 100mm concrete slab?…
Ceiling expansion joint
My builder took me look through my house last week as they were really busy. And I checked to make sure the steel battens are installed. But it is a bit…
Oh thank u , we have provisional home woohoo gave us a tender not using waffle slab but their home design is not as attractive... materston does used the waffle but their…
Sep 02, 2020 10:36 pm
Building a new house in Philippines
I now live in the philippines from AU. and was wondering is it possible to use hardiboard over hollow block instead of plastering with cement? thanks everyone.
Builder changing plans
Be firm on what you have them signed up for, if it is clear the posts are to be a certain colour well it will be obvious, if the wall is shown to be a particular…
Has anyone bought EBH connect homes ? They are a complete package where u unfortunately cannot customise. But u get a definite idea about what the finished house…
Stormwater pipe repair before concreting
I would never specift the use of flimsy SN2 pvc stormwater pipe in a charged system but it is probably included in the specs.
Not impressed with the angle…
getting wall insulation 2 storey townhouse
Is it for road noise? The cavity is continuous and can’t just be filled. Insulation sits in the timber wall frame hence the gyprock all needs to come off.
Easiest is to…
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