We just laid 130sqm of buffalo on 50mm of fertilized underlay for under $1500 incl everything and a labourer for 5 hours. If you need to get the site leveled etc obviously…
area between shed and fence
100 mm concrete slab and a slimline/flat pack water tank. We We have We have the We have the same We have the same space and it's what we are planning
Colorbond roofing questions
Going from the thinner sheets to the thicker you won't see much difference for any of those things and for the rest of the life of the house those thinner sheets will be…
Help with Orientation
I'd agree with everything FantasticFour said. Personally, a western frontage is probably my second favourite orientation (after a southern frontage, with north facing…
Hot Water Flow & Return?
In short - yes it will probably be a complicated alteration. Usually plumbers would not run a ring main in a house. A ring main is not necessary, but if done well it can…
water meter dress up
No fence , edging or garden? A road cone then maybe?
How about get it installed underground in a box with a lid that sits at ground level. Use a trafficable lid if you…
Cheap used paints
There is one in Sydney called Aust Paint Discount House. Bunnings would also be a good option for cheap paints if not concerned about quality.
Fence paint vs interior paint
I was wondering what the difference was between fence and interior paints? I wanted to buy some paint for hobby work (colouring saw dust to make flock; painting timber…
Apr 04, 2015 1:48 pm
Cladding products for external finish
I'm no expert.
Along with looking at fibre cement products (both of which hardiplank & scyon are), you may want to investigate Magnesium Oxide (MgO) products. MgO boards…
Compaction Certificates perth wa
It's very important that you get the correct data on compaction as this will impact on your choice of design, construction costs and structural maintenance…
Demolition Costs / Recommendations
Hi Chris1956. Yes, it can hide anywhere, even in the glue on old laminate floor tiles. There are disposal costs included in an asbestos removal; you should know what…
Stratco Accredited Installers - Fence
Would like to know what state you're in.
As far as I know, Stratco don't install directly-they manufacture the product and recommend installers. If Stratco found out this…
fowler homes - infinity cables
I seem to recall a batch of faulty 3/4" copper pipe brought in from Asia about 25 years ago that was quickly taken off the market. The thickness of the pipe varied widely…
fly ash and concrete
A concrete scientist.... Hmmm would love to pick your brains about a few things. I've had a lot of fun with light weight and thin high strength concrete stuff.. A bit of a…
Polishing old concrete
From my research it is definitely possible to polish old concrete, the company that did our house (new build) have plenty of photos on their website/FB page…
Look up the building commissions website in the state you are in. Licence classes vary from state to state
Mar 23, 2015 9:09 pm
Where to get sawdust
Tannin in timber is what gives it its colour so anything that will affect that would be the way to go. Bleach maybe ?? Or a google search will turn up a few home cooked…
Where do I start???
Log into your local councils website and download their LEP and DCP ( Local Environmental Plan and Development Control Plan ). Familiarise yourself with their relevant…
Hebel external aging
Hi, Rawson Homes at Kellyville has the Benham 30 in Hebel. It's been there for at least 1 yr if not more.
Solartile vs solar panel
I don't have any experience with the Monier product, but I do have experience with Tractile. A very well engineered product. Has the added advantage of having thermal as…
What is the easement for, and is the man hole inclusive of that easement?
In Qld, the onus is on the purchasor to make discovery of all relevant features of the land, …
KDR - Sell trees on block
Yeah the demo people have their own insurance to cover that damage.
Thanks for the tips of posting on gumtree. Will look into that option.
Comparing tenders and builders
You can probably assume $150-250 an hour and you might want to sit down with them for a few hours. Plus another few hours if you want a formal report.
Researched and had tender done on these during early stages last year. 2.5 kW was around $22000, hard to use when an on roof system is a fifth of that price.
Offsetting of window
From memory from my first double story build the lower levels are fine, the upper levels have a viewing arc of sorts applied to them depending on their position to…
Retiling house advice!
Thanks for the further info. I had a look last night and can't see any expansion joints. I couldn't see any larger gaps that were left in between the tiles,…
Mar 17, 2015 3:10 pm