I am wondering if anyone has built with Metricon around Strathfield area and if yes would you recommend the site manager?
Builder's Warranty Query
@ forrestmount, you have failed to understand the context I used to describe the VBA.
The etymology of the word retarded is traced back to the Latin words…
This kind of conversation really need someone who is a professional , you might want to check their site in any case it will help in the future reference.
Waffle Slab - Large Aquarium
I think you should talk with him and if you have some knowledge of construction topics, I bet he might change the way of thinking.
Exterior paint colours
Hi, Can anyone please offer any advice or recommendations? I live in North Queensland and intending to have either a Colorbond Surfmist or Shale Grey roof, with Basalt…
That is strange, I have heard that people can visit their studio to look at what’s on offer before signing a preliminary agreement I don’t think they openly advertise…
gyprock / plaster board adhesive
Yes the paper has come away from the back of the plaster board and the board has dropped down slightly, falling away from the wooden joist. I could remove the damaged…
A horizontal beam in my backyard fence has rotted and broken and needs replacing. The problem is that if I buy a beam of the correct length I will not be able to slot it…
Jul 29, 2020 10:36 am
Extended/raised roof legit
That Extension is non compliant consult with your Council Building Surveyor
They will require you to have the trusses certified by a Structural Engineer…
I want to buy a Miele C2 vacuum cleaner.
But since you have pets in your house, I don't think the c2 will be a good choice. I searched online a bit.
I found a source where all miele c variants have been…
Technology is always advancing, so why stay stuck in the past with traditional methods of designing your future home... Virtual Reality is shaping…
Plan feedback please
Not a bad layout but your draftie needs to go back to school. God those leader lines.
1500wide entry hall is a massive waste in my opinion. Give more to the guest room…
Leaf / gutter guard - recommendations
I asked my builder to quote for gutter and leaf guard and they quoted nearly $9000. Is this a reasonable price? It sounds a lot for what I gather. Can the guard be…
Hi, has anyone gone for the glass/Perspex clear panels on their garage doors. I've been quoted $780 from H&H
Jul 26, 2020 4:07 pm
Concrete Driveway Lights
Hi all, I am currently organising our long driveway to be concreted, and I am considering putting in embedded lights in on either side. I am wondering if anybody has done…
Jul 26, 2020 3:32 pm
Water drops from bathroom fan
Hi l noticed today some water drops coming from my bathroom ceiling fan / light , It only happens when l have a hot shower and have the ceiling fan on, l dont think its a…
If you’re truly worried about water resistance then I’ll also suggest tiles
400x400 standard tiles aren’t too small
Most Carlisle T-range displays have standard…
Jul 25, 2020 11:13 pm
Jul 25, 2020 7:25 pm
home ducted heating
Ask the admins to transfer this question to the right section - "Heating and Cooling"
Overshadowing but not overshadowing
We are experiencing somewhat similar problems neighbour
Has objected our build stating overshadowing
Did you get approval or did you change plan completely…
Building our new home
We have just bought a property in Mansfield Victoria. We are on a very rift budget to build. We are looking at building or relocating a house . Anybody out their have any…
If you have a dark colour roof (in fact any colour really) I'd opt for sarking under the tiles.
There are a few benefits to that.
Roof design for addition to home
Your designer should be coming up with a few of these scenarios and doing a couple of 3D isometrics to show you what is possible. He/she is using a CAD program so they…
Render or bagging?
You are better off with render. Bagging is just ugly and looks unfinished in my opinion. If you are gonna cover the brick, might as well cover it completely
Find a local 3D Bim engineer heres why my2c
1. 3D Bim Designers, can't do the coding, nor can they certify the engineering, they are just artists and drafters
2. 3D Bim…
I have questions regarding landscaping and retaining walls, and would like some advice please thanks. we will be reaching Practical Completion inspection soon…
Defect causing loud sound
Our roof does this, although it’s somewhat less distracting. Metal things expand and contract as a result of temperature fluctuations more than masonry things do.…
Coastal gutter brackets
its a grey area 100m to 200m. depends on high tide mark. thats a ballte tat will never be resolved between myslef and builder and ultra is in the signed spec. we are all…
structural steel and corrosion
yep already did that once, sent them the table as i attached in the orignal post and all of the bigger structural steel was pulled out (after initially refusing before i…
No, you can't. This is specifically covered in the HomeBuilder FAQ's on the government's website at the bottom of the page .
Makita Or Milwaukee combo kit
I want to buy a combo kit for my work, which type drill press good for my work,
And which brand combo kit well, now, where will buy from. if if you know you can talk here.
Flood prone areas
Go onto the councils website and it should show you an overlay of the suburb of where flood prone land is situated. You may have to do a bit of digging on the website to…
I received an update from RevenueSA today for anyone hoping to receive the grant.