Ah. thank you for clarifying as I wasn't sure. We asked for no architrave as I wasn't keen on having timber windows and an architrave as thought it might be too 'busy'. …
Which bricks is this?
You could do a DA search on the street address of the house via the local council website and see if the name of the brick was denoted in the DA submission.
Carport over concrete driveway....
Why don't you just cast the stirrups into the slap with a 350x350x900 deep pier footing?
Then just put a pot plant or something next to it to disguise it?
Try and avoid…
Nov 14, 2013 9:01 pm
South Facing Deck-Modwood
Depends where you are,
dampness isn't a problem in QLD for eg.
Use real timber, I cant stand that modwood and other similar products. It looks crap, and is a pain to…
Nov 14, 2013 8:56 pm
Reverse flush gutter to downpipe
Stratco solution is the better solution. and is cleaner. There is also the issue of having to much water collection for one downpipe. It would…
Fascia Barge Board Services - Sydney Area
We have recently purchased a house and the ends of some of the fascias/barge boards are water damaged and starting to decay. I am planning to either replace them or…
I did some gyprock work to the wall a few months…
Getting A Tradie
As someone who has spent a lifetime working with trades i can tell you that vast majority are ordinary decent people who just want to work, earn their money and support…
Who is building with Long Island Homes?
I moved into my new home built by Long Island Homes about 7 months ago. Very good builders with reasonable price. Communication can be a problem... but hey every other…
Nov 11, 2013 4:05 pm
"Luxe Creme" Tiles - Needed
Hi All, I've been trying to find a few spare 400 x 400 tiles everywhere and have seen a few posts here some at homeone. We moved into a 4 year old home that has 2…
Exterior colour advice
Sorry should have given better detains on the design.
As we are in flood zone the house will be approx 700mm above natural ground level. The ground floor was originally…
Toilet door size
I don't think if we can install cavity sliding door, because the frame has already been done.
I was thinking if it is worth it to convince the general manager and change…
Nov 07, 2013 3:10 pm
Looked into it for a long time. Still not readily available commercially, awaiting BCA approval apparently. Does seem like a very good product.
several new similar options…
Nov 06, 2013 10:33 pm
Cost per square metre
I'm locking this thread, as the original post has been duplicated in several forums.
Please add any further replies to the thread in the Home Renovation forum…
Has Zen Homes gone?
They have closed down as they have been caught undertaking f r a u d u l e n t behaviour regarding HWI.
Beware of the new company 'Regency' as leopards don't change their spots.
Becoming a builder
Do some formal training... Cert IV or above.... should give you a good foundation to build your property development career on.
Where do you dock your Roomba?
Under ... anything. When I used to have one, I put it under a cabinet and it docked fine there - nobody really ever saw it. We have carpet now but when we get moved into…
Selling Houses Australia renovation costs
Didn't see the episode but I was laughing reading your post. Can you imagine getting all that for 14k lol lol lol
But I agree, these shows are great for showing what…
soil removal sa
I'm after something similar... we will have about 80 - 100 tonnes of soil that needs to be removed and have been quoted about $5500 to get it done by the builder. I'm…
Oct 29, 2013 8:47 am
Final Inspection for Established House
You did well to have the house professionally inspected. Your inspector should have taken photos as reference of condition so they will help in case there…
Hire or Buy Scaffolding
Thought I'd bump this thread and see if anyone has any advice on scaffolding - Is it worth buying your own scaffolding?
Scaffolding seems mighty expensive…
House Plan Ownership
Rather than ditch the builder, why not work on the plans to see what you can delete to bring it within your price range. Maybe you are being…
Drilling against a wall
Something like this?
Cost of Installing Split System AC
It's worth getting a few quotes to check, but it sounds like a massive mark up to me. Id take the plans to a few places that specialise in heating and cooling to see if a)…
Builder or architect?......or both?
If you want a good result definitely use an architect. A good architect can adapt a concept to give you the best outcome for your budget by using standard sizes etc.…
Development Application Refused
From a town planning point of view, I wonder if the FSR of 0.5:1 makes sense. You would think that once the building height and setback requirements are…
The exisiting timber on the house roof is leaning to one side and in need of urgent repair, restoration and or total repacemnet. Im not in a…
Oct 23, 2013 10:16 pm