Has any of you had underpinnings done? What was your experience like and how much did it cost roughly ??
Question regarding vacuum for stairs
Cleaning the stairs is sometimes a difficult task. The maybe works effectively in the cleaning. Various models like Dyson, Shark clean the floors effectively.
Help with wardrobe installation dispute?
You posted the same message a month ago and I provided some insights.
You mentioned that you would post some pictures.
Do the robes have hinged doors or sliding…
Apr 22, 2020 4:26 pm
Expansion joints - Tiles
During construction site visits did you notice cracking of your slab?
If you didn't take photos that may be of concern read below?
OT....keep looking, defective builds…
Not happy with firstyle
We didn’t build with firstyle, but we are a new build next to a 2 storey Firstyle being built. Due to an insufficient erosion barrier and a charged pipe that was not…
raise garage roof
I have a flat roof garage which has a low roof. My Ford Ranger is too high to fit. Anyone know someone capable of raising the roof? Western suburbs of Adelaide. Thanks.
I am FHB considering my options :
3-4 bedroom home in small block 270-300sq in Marsden park or box hill in price of $650-$700k this option will take 8-12 months. I…
Just starting to build with MJH
Hi sorry for the delay, yes we will be building the Eaten but with modifications eg 3rd garage and bigger alfresco etc. what stage are you up to we are still to sign contracts yet.
Apr 17, 2020 10:16 pm
Where can I buy this box to mount my pendant light?
Or perhaps a galvanised zinc box can also do the job. I just can't find it in runnings…
During this COVID-19 pandemic your home is your safe haven. This is what you want your gutter floor to look like; free flowing and totally clear. Blocked gutters can…
FEDERATION FIREPLACE COVERED UP???
Our 100 + year old home has a fireplace changed somehow by previous owners. It looks like its been rendered. It had marble and cedar…
Roof frame construction
I like to think the engineer would be able to adjust design to match. It is a pitching plate on a brick wall.
But it will be up to the engineer to determine that.
Variation on Type of Flooring during Build
We have just been issued building permit and we are about to start with a volume builder. However, my fabulous wife has suddenly started looking at our plans and decided…
Apr 14, 2020 5:13 pm
Interior design software
I've seen so many websites that offer virtual staging . For 20$-30$ they can decorate your house in the style you choose and you don't have to bother yourself.
Quantum 6 +
Hi all, has anyone has used a Quantum 6+ porcelain slab for their kitchen bench and if so, how are you finding it? I really like the Superwhite colour and I’m reluctant…
Apr 13, 2020 10:31 pm
Sydney building inspector needed
Can anyone please recommend a good quality KDR building inspector in Sydney?
I had a really bad experience with a Jim's inspector before.
Would anybody have any advice on how to obtain a biodiversity report for council? Located in Snowy mountains NSW.
Advice / Help - Building Contract
I think you are asking for trouble.
Doozer1905 is right.
If you have known the builder for 30 years why is there no licence?
Maybe it was cancelled for misconduct.
New electricity meter installation cost .
Thanks for your response and advise.
The agreed tender document says " provide 3 phase underground connection to the house by the builder" but they…
Apr 11, 2020 3:04 pm
trouble with citrus trees
On ours we have some similar leaves that have been curled to form a tunnel but no caterpillars inside??? So I don't know what that is about plus I've also actually seen…
Have read heaps of reviews of bamboo floor brands. My worry is cupping buckling expanding etc from high humidity after they’ve been laid. Have bamboo floors now that…
Rendered Window Sill
What is the building standard for the fall on a window sill? My builder has made the sills without the normal brick sill which has a good fall on it. The rendered sill…
Looking for recommendations for builders, renderers? plumbers....melbourne south east.
I have quite a fair bit of work that needs to be done,
bathroom reno (I want to…
Apr 09, 2020 8:30 pm
Mounting Tv on pocket door wall
are you sure that's a solid wall to mount your TV? if its not, there gonna be many problems after..
there's a TV holder which can move your TV on the shelf or you can…
Do I need another downpipe?
Unfortunately, your opening question is not as simple as it may first appear. I'll give you some basic details and explanations to give you some grounding on roof…
home plan design feedback
Ah, while I was writing my post I couldn't see the plan. I thought there was access from the garage to the pantry/kitchen. But as you say, it's not the case.
start up costs for solar
Yep, depends on quality.
But should average about $1 per watt. So a 5kW system would average slightly over $5,000. Not much more for the 6.6kW system, as it's a 5kW…
Porter Davis Vancouver 33
Hi , Please follow my build journey on Instagram to see photos of my build !
Vancouver 33 with Rhode Island Facade & extended alfresco.
Instagram - HamptonsInTheNorth
Apr 05, 2020 7:02 pm
6 star rating on this floor plan
Thanks for your input. I have forgotten to mention that my block is a corner lot and the side that is facing the 2nd Street is the southern side. I could flip the…
Storm water connection
Plan attached - does it helps?
Also checked with council they have advised there was enough fall on the block. Your builder might have deep cut done which caused level to…
Levelling/raising concrete floor
Get a tiler to do a screed before laying that's the best way to get it done for a reasonable cost. Pr if you are handy just do a sand cement mix and screwed it yourself.
Sydney property price
Buying propertys, it's always about the location, good location could grow faster and bad one slow, 10 years from now, they all growth. If you like it, just buy it, by…