firsthomebuilder101Post Construction Variation with Porter Davis
Hi, has anyone tried to raise a post construction variation with Porter Davis? Our site has started a week ago, but we are second guessing our choice of bricks. How much…
Emerald HillsHow to get the land you want in a estate
I am sorry to hear you are having difficulty with obtaining land in your area. If you are purchasing land direct from the developer you should be notified of the day and…
Foddy77Prepping external bare brick wall for tiling
Chasing some tiling wisdom, tips and tricks from the tiling community... I have an external 2x bare brick wall 3m high x 2.1m wide double brick that I need to prepare for…
novaquHEBEL help??? Pros and Cons, need to make a decision!!!
Hi novaqu i can't exactly answer you question as i don't have hebel but my wife and i are about to build with porter davis and we have opted to go with…
Our Build123Can I change a brick veneer wall to double brick?
Anything is possible, but that would cost an absolute bomb, not worth considering. Most tradesmen would probably tell you it can't be done as well. Kind Regards James…
Mclaren77Dispute with Real Estate Agent regarding Painting
Ex Property manager here, I've seen walls like this many times, usually it's a problem with the cement walls being damp which causes the paint to blister and crack. The…
emle_25Attic conversion in WA - anyone here done this?
Hi We have just had a storage attic installed in Caversham. We used andy from A1attics he was very competitive on price and open to my ideas. We also had a whirly bird…
Sutherland484Demolition on council strip and liability
Hi, We have been told by the builder to demolish the driveway to the curb, ie on the council land, as well as all our house etc. The demolition companies we are getting…
occxlr8edAdding Value: Laundry to 2nd Bathroom
Just want your opinions before we commit. Currently a 3 Bedroom Unit: See plan below: https://i2.au.reastatic.net/2126x1102-r ... rplan1.jpg I am thinking to create a…
Patches OhoolihanCertificate IV in Building and Construction (Building)
Hi Navi, hope you don't mind me asking a similar question on your post. Has anyone completed Cert IV in construction Estimating?
Jokerconfidentiailty of builder agreement with a project builder
Getting a pre contract inspector'would have enabled you to negotiate out this clause'standard contract is jargon talk used to fool customers into thinking it protects…
algernonBest Orientation - Sydney New Build
Bearing in mind that these quotes are from custom builders, not project builders - including R 2.0 acoustic batts in virtually all internal walls in a double-storey house…
chrismarshall3Installing a fireplace into a brick wall - Possible?
i mean one of these http://www.scandiastoves.com.au/product ... -2/avante/
shellbyElectrictians - getting power to the front of the block
We did, we have had power put to the front next to our driveway, with a powerpoint and light. We did this as the meter box is on the small side of our land with a driveway…