Feb 21, 2016 10:15 am
Feb 20, 2016 2:39 pm
How Long Has Your Process Taken?
sigh....we walked into the display home about a march last year...put a deposit down a couple of weeks later. Took until sept for plans to be sent to council who then took…
Thanks for your reply. Hell no I'm not laying it myself. I'm just wondering because our blackbutt floor is currently sitting in a stack in the corner of our new build. I…
Open wood fireplace
They're pretty energy inefficient and not great for the environment even if they have a nice atmosphere
You could probably get a flashing bent up from a roofing company and silicone and pop rivet it the the window and steel beam.
Do you have a photos you can share? Might be…
best use of squares on a sloping block
Thanks Stewie. Yep that all sounds about right. Our awesome builder tried very hard to suggest changes that would reduce the price and we did get it down to a point but…
Staircase Treads Risers
The staircase made out of MDF consisting of 13 steps with a platform in between will cost $1700.
If we choose to upgrade and get pacific maple for the risers treads and…
They won't have the optional seal in stock, you will have to order it at the special orders desk. You will also need to take a print out that shows that the part actually exists.
Retaining Walls - Best approach?
We are having 30m, most at a metre high and are paying $5330. We got external quotes, the cheapest been $4000 but then our builder said they had to do it as it was along…
Land purchasing dispute, any advice?
$2000 for a letter is not reasonable. Assuming $300 ph for solicitor's rates , it does not take 6.5 hours to draft up a standard pro forma letter .
It's awesome.. u r going right..
Feb 10, 2016 3:56 pm
I have emailed the builder asking for all our options including the invoice for charges not covered by the deposit.
There is however another clause in the PPA that…
Titles Delay ( Baldivis Parks Stage 4 )
Forgive my ignorance if this is an obvious answer.
Our titles were originally due in October, then delayed a month each month, to which we are now told the reason is…
Dried painted surfaces sticking together
The surface of the paint may be dry but it will be a week or two ( depending on the weather and temperature of course ) before the paint actually hardens.
I know this from…
Polished concrete in 30 year old unit
Are you able to get hold of the original engineering drawings to check the area of steel that was allowed for shrinkage control cracking in the original…
The National Construction Code 2016 is available for download to registered members from the abcb website www.abcb.gov.au in preparation for the 1st May adoption date.
Feb 07, 2016 4:19 pm
Fixed price building contract
LOL, why ? Has the contour levels changed? has the soil transformed into something different?..IF Yes then..
the only reason is to use another set of documents to go for…
How much to fill in swimming pool?
LOL. Concrete liners $5K is a growth industry
It depends what are you doing with the area eg Building over->remove..paving over-> leave?
Feb 02, 2016 10:58 pm
Retaining wall at front boundary
Not if the lie of the land is identical to when the house was built and finally approved as a dwelling, and no other changes have been made that contribute accelerated…
I'll have to contact my builder then, no idea who is the manufacturer of the clamps.
It is on the first floor, so I try and not to loosen the clamps too much (in case…
It really depends on what kind of lifestyle you lead and what you want from the space.
- How much of a green thumb do you have and how much time do you want to spend…
Corrogated gal sheets. Which way to run?
Thanks for the replies guys. We are happy to put extra battens in if that's the only reason. We were starting to get concerned it's harder to do the windows and corners,…
What to do? Help!!
I work for a builder and can confirm that weep holes would not be required on a single leaf garage wall. Weep holes are only required for cavity walls to allow…
Jan 28, 2016 4:08 pm