Bagging cement sheet?
The other advantage of removing the old fibro sheets is that you can inspect & repair if necessary any damaged studs (i.e. damaged by wood rot or termites)
We have settled on brick- PGH Smoke but are undecided on mortar colour. Off white seems to be the default now days but I'm curious to see if anyone has used natural or…
More to what bpratt is saying, have a talk to the council either in person or over the phone and they will tell you what the minimum size is that you can divide the block…
Anyone built with "Inprofile Built?"
Has anyone in Melbourne used a building company called "Inprofile Built?" They are based in Beaumaris I believe. Any reviews would be greatly appreciated as I love…
AG Pipe installation
I have got ground sloping down towards my house at the front. On highly reactive soil. You all probably know what absolute disasters water…
Copper pipe for natural gas bbq
I am re paving my back yard and was looking at running natural gas out to my bbq while i have the pavers up. Obviously i'll have a gas fitter do the connections but I…
We are paying $65 per square metre 600 x 600 mitred porcelain tiles in WA
Floor plan in computer CAD format
Sweethome 3 d is a free program that will allow you to draw a kitchen in 2d and display in 3d. I drew my entire house with it and used it to visualise colours.
Skirting boards question..
In case none of you realised, the thread was dead for over 12 months before the requests for her to pm you were made.
MissEm also hasn't…
Built in Robes - Adelaide
Hi I'm looking for 3 companies to get BIR quotes from - any advice where to start?! Something with reasonable quality without being outrageously priced preferably.
I'd have a quick chat with your solicitor because what is on their brochure may not have been on the contract documents for your neighbours…
Utilising roof space for storage?
I have asked my builder to space the chords at 450mm specifically instead of 600mm so that I can use the thinner structafloor load bearing floorboards to utilise the…
Free clean fill
Its amazing - you have to give it away - yet when you need it ...
Sacking a renovator please advice
A signed Quote means nothing. Your signature only means something if you sign a BSA Approve Contract. You are well within your rights not to get him to continue on. He…
Any Info on the Oxford by Rendition
We were also custom with rendition, several years ago now and costs per square meter including garage, porch, alfresco and balcony was around $1430. Was a double storey…
May 22, 2014 5:18 pm
Wallpaper ripped out prematurely
That doesn't look like rendered to me.. and it looks more like a DIY job. The white stuff you see there is clue for sticking wallpaper. I would question the builder on…
Generator vs Welder
Stewie - I've just returned from my land and was pleased to find the generator has 15amp sockets.
So I think I might go for the Rossi.
I notice yours is an Arc/Tig.…
Wet sandstone base
Can you recommend some contractors who can assist with work like this?
Insect bugging me
I've never heard of them being dangerous to humans. Annoying maybe.
We get a regular 12 month house spray and that seems to clear up any problems.
But - I wouldn't go…
A short light rain followed by sunshine shouldnt affect the p/board much. but prolonged rain? Ive seen p/board when its been drenched and is…
I haven't found any on the web that have actually helped to be honest. The most useful one I have is one a friend sent me to keep track of light fittings. I'm starting to…
The licenced trades roofer that came to me with a quote and was due to start on it over a week ago, finally turned up last week and has told me he didn't know I wanted…
Austral Bricks Hawksburn
Hi all, my wife and I have decided to build with the HAWKSBURN brick from AUSTRAL BRICKS but just need some inspiration choosing the rest of the…
Development approval Brisbane
We are in a bit of a bind - we have recently built a carport over our existing driveway (have relaxation approval from brisbane council).…
Yes, I think that is the case Beetaloo. How did you sort this problem?
Which essastone in bathroom?
love your selections and the idea of essastone
i would put some samples of essa stone in and see how they go
looking at the essastone site some colors that might go
Underground pipe problem
Nowhere near enough information, for example, no details about the type of foundation or age of property.
It is also very hard for people in Australia to be giving advice…
Land titling -how long?
Mine was 15 months from contract exchange - just shy of 16 months from when they started selling blocks in that release. It was delayed about 6 months from the original…
Builder - Macleod Melbourne
Can anyone please recommend a builder to me. I know there's hundreds of builders but I'm looking for a builder that will help me along the way and be happy to work with…
Resizing a building envelope
Depending on where your block of land is, you can actually check most of the information about overlay and restrictions for your block online. Some councils even put up…
Help! Circles in plasterboard!!
It's where the screws have been patched and not sanded perfectly flat.
If it only shows at night under artificial light then technically it's not a defect.
It will all…
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