Walk in wardobe ideas
Thanks guys! Its appears that the options at Ikea / Bunnings seem to be quite popular, so we will give those a try.
We were just worried that…
Do you have any asbestos? If so they won't touch it.
It's illegal to transport asbestos unless it's wrapped in the authorised way.
I had this problem.
Jan 22, 2015 11:58 am
You might want to check out jasper which is a colorbond colour.
Hi all, Im looking for a plaster wholesaler that keeps 13 and 16mm firestop plaster board in stock 2400x1200. melbourne north .
I am having my 30-year brick house rendered in rockcote polymer pm100 render and with a sponged finished, I am not using the coloured render over the top. The house is…
aurora estate fibre issues
Hi i have emailed you what happened basically after complaining on iprimus facebook page i got action. Places victoria came out changed me over to smartwiring and we…
I agree with both of the last posts. Fairs fair and if they can't be reasonable then hammer them!!
Jan 17, 2015 12:16 am
What to do with floor level
Not sure how the ply was fixed to our concrete slab but I do remember that our timber floorboards were glued and secret nailed to the plywood all…
Plumbing works & Slab Heave issues
Slab Heave Recipient,
You are not a building professional and you can't oversee the plumber's rectification work. Your builder needs to take responsibility for his build…
Mosquitos at front door
Try some mosquito repellent plants, some lavender in a pot by the front door might help. Good luck!
Curtain rail falling out of wall
Just patch the chunk of render that broke away and drill through it and into the brick behind.
Much better fixing than into the mortar joint anyway,which would pull out too.
For anyone who may be interested I rang Stegbar ( was hoping to get it done before Stegbar opened this morning) and it needs to be 500mm away from wall. Being put up now, Cheers.
Work Cover NSW
In a word yes, anybody working on any site shout have a white card and be covered by work cover,,it will fall on the main contractor to check if any of his subbies are…
Jan 07, 2015 9:45 am
Would like to hear peoples experiences with Fair trading? How did the process go for you, how long did it take etc...
We are in NSW, mid renovation and about to lodge a…
Small bedroom - king size bed
Good thing is, the rest of the house looks large. So one small room we can live with. We'll only have a queen in the spare room.
Unfortunately not much Beetaloo - been away all Xmas and New Year.
Trimmed my pier tubes (That is NOT rhyming slang...!) to concrete level - next step is the hiring of…
expanding a kitchen fireplace
We have a c1906 house with brick fireplace that we are renovating. We are happy to put an oven in the existing fireplace, but it is too low to cook comfortably…
Jan 01, 2015 10:17 pm
How many days to pay progress payment?
Yes it is definitely not 25% per day. I think what was meant was 25%p.a. charged daily. So this would be 25%/365. On 100K this is about 70 bucks per day (simple not…
Happy New Year !
Happy new year . My partner has alot of dreams. This weeks a boat .a man thing I think .
Savings - Electricity ?
that sound real cheap to me, who is the supplier?
i got email from EA and they are putting up…
Does this look like asbestos?
Sounds good! Just be careful if you plan on disturbing that old concrete under the fireplace. Asbestos was used in some cement products as well, particularly around…
Small private builder with no idea
Master Builders won't help - they aren't there for the domestic building consumer. You could consider terminating the contract but that requires expert legal advice and…
Cleaning out deep piers
Thanks for the reply guys,
I ended up bending a shovel tip and scooping it out, took a while but done the job. Destroyed a good shovel thou ha ha
Adding photos to posts
Just wanted to give everyone an update on the progress of our build - We're at lockup and our independent report came back quite good!
Only a few small issues and our SS…
they are identical - except thickness
Dec 23, 2014 1:45 am
Picking a Perth builder
I wouldn't rely on a review of one builder you built with 30 years ago. Over 30 years they will have changed management and staff ten times over. Every builder has good…
Dec 20, 2014 9:23 am
MDF in door jams
Personally I would not use them for door jambs ,I have in the past when they have been specified but they don't hold the screws that well plus you will need a router/…
Dec 18, 2014 5:53 pm
Council approval time.
Depends what part of greta your in lol. Good luck with your build. Hopefully yours gets approved quicker then mine. You can go on their website and search in the da…
Dec 15, 2014 12:59 pm
Just looking at our plans and then measuring the windows that have been put in our extension by the builder (almost at lock up stage) and the…
Dec 14, 2014 4:08 pm