Longer kitchen bench or extra essastone? HELP!
Hey onejohn, I added the pantry thanks to your suggestion we're getting the big pantry regardless...it's about whether to spend extra for longer kitchen stove bench top ,…
HIA Sydney HomeShow 2014 - Free Double Passes
The show is on 28-31 May this year. We were still waiting for our new land to register this time last year ! But this year, our new home is ready Anyone know if we can…
Rectification of Defective Work - Preferred Outcome
Dear All, Just a short note on Section 48MA of the Home Building Act 1989 (NSW) (which came into force on 15 January 2015). That section relevantly provides that a Court…
NSW: Shared private open space granny flat & main dwelling
Thanks for your response Stewie. As you mentioned, there was little to justify a door window as access from a living area. Well, the simple but painful changes were made…
Looking for Forensic Plumbing in South Eastern Suburbs (VIC)
Hi guys, I am looking for a forensic plumbing in the South Eastern Suburbs (Melbourne VIC) to detect any storm water drainage leakage or sewer leakage. Any recommendations?
Slab edge insulation
No costs but you will find two methods of Slab insulation at this link. http://www.anewhouse.com.au/2013/01/slab-insulation/
Has anyone dealt with ArchiVision in Melbourne?
Interested to hear if anyone has any experiences with this company. Have been referred to in a build we're looking at however doesn't seem to be much information on them...
Waiting For Land To Be Ready Before Choosing A Builder
Hi, I wouldn't worry about the houses your neighbours are building. You have to be happy with your house, not how it 'fits' (or not) with the neighbours. You will…
Would this annoy you? Living next to building site
I encountered similar problems while they built the house next door to us. They even removed our gate and part of our fence because their garage needed to be built along…
Trades interested in quoting on works for new home build.
I don't think the intent of this forum is to act as a tendering conduit so you might get better luck looking on websites that offer that service.
How to power a Wi-Fi router from an electric door bell?
It appears that the board is marked 230v. There is also a double insulated symbol and the wires are blue and brown. All suggesting it runs on mains power. But is probably…
Rain gutter that runs through the inside of house
Condensation happens when a cold surface ( your gutter & downpipe ) meets a warm surface ( your ceiling space ). You need to insulate the former from the latter by…
Homebuyers Centre 12 month maintenance
Hi Armanda, Just stumbled upon your post and I'd like to be able to help with your concerns. Are you based in WA or VIC? I am from Perth and will be able to answer your…
Found power cable in garden laid under bark (in conduit)
what colour conduit orange is 240v and higher grey may be low voltage for garden lights or irrigation system or pool lights the conduit may be disconnected but may have…
Shed conversion studio apartment 6x8 mts, services 1 side
Im looking for ideas convert part of shed 8.4 x 6 mts, all water services along 6 mtr side to 1 bed room studio apartment. plans & layouts ideas thanks in advance
Do project builders make more money if you custom design?
Flooring is one item you are best NOT to get the builder to do. Can save thousands by doing it yourself after handover.
Need advice - Joint power box for Dual Occupancy
Good morning, I'm building a new house in Penrith 2750 NSW as a battle axe block that will be strata titled once completed. I have a query, our council stamped plans has…