Hi! Are you still wanting to have your own shed? I can recommend you to my friend who works at TSS, they can give you a quote to your need for a reasonable price.
Stumping for an extension
Hi everyone , ive been googling about stumping to build an extension from the house making an additional 2 bedrooms, the concrete driveway is in the way i was thinking of…
Leakage on roof of garage
We lived in this new-built double-storey home for three and a half years. Recently noticed a short black thick-line stain on the roof of garage along the cornice.…
Generally speaking, you should have 1 or 2 'ulgy' sides or 1 or 2 'nice' side, its best to try and chat with your neighbour, if prossible try and get the 'ugly side' down…
Should l use only a licensed builder
If they are a licenced builder then they should appear on the VBA database. I wouldn't hire an unlicenced builder and I would be very careful even with a…
HIA Contracts/Owners rights
You can talk to whoever you want and post questions where ever you wish
OT, Problems arise when
1. You don't have all the Engineering drawings, notes and…
Jun 07, 2019 9:58 pm
** builder breaks home owners
How many builder busts is it in South Australia in the past year, seven? With the latest, Adelaide Advertiser is reporting current deposit loss from the punter is about $5.5K.
Purlins for shed
Wanting to build a large shed who makes good quality purlins for southeast Queensland?
Build a home or Buy established house
One of the first things to do is weigh up the costs. You buy old you move straight in or rent a while longer and get it updated. New build takes anywhere between 12 to 18…
Phoenix Design by Domaine Homes
Hi welcome,I would suggest you drive around your area and find a couple of recent built homes or almost finished homes with your chosen builder and ask them about their…
May 31, 2019 1:32 pm
If you want renovation in your house, make a plan for renovation like decide own design of house based on your need. This planning will help you in a renovation. Give your…
Faux timber beams?
Hi! I’ve created a post with some faux timber if you’re interested. I’m based in Brisbane, Queensland.
the building report is out and the inspector has identified 1 major defect. As mentioned earlier in my posts, the house is made on H1 soil and with waffle…
Minimum requirements to build?
I'm anoyed at how much it costs to build or buy in or around existing towns and am trying to model a lower cost option for…
If the council have signed off on the pool isn’t all that is required for sale? Do you have a copy of their sign off?
Basically I meant get landscaping & fencing done together. Particularly between Fencing and Paving - get fencing done first as it requires soil to be dug up. Once fencing…
The cut out is the same size (roughly) for undermount or drop in.
Personally I think undermount looks good with just bowls and no drainer, it looks clean and minimal
May 20, 2019 12:51 pm
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Tile Package or Self Source
We are considering building with Dale Alcock in Perth and wondering what the general consensus is on floor tiling. Is it better to go with them and or source the…
building contract - cooling off
I am in a situation where I have signed the HIA building contract ( on 6th may ) with a builder and have submitted it back to the builder for him to sign it.
Great stuff - one of the best slabs going around - did it cost much more than a waffle slab?
Overwhelmed about new/old house.
Yes that's fair enough. I dont think there's much wrong electrical because all the lights work fine but well see how it is when we actually move in. I posted a link…
May 09, 2019 1:06 pm
Cedar woods Fencing
I am moving into my new home in Williams landing and the estate Cedar woods are doing the fencing. I am about to submit the Notice to occupy document, but the…
If it looks like the above 2 dwellings it is slab heave/subsidence
Eave purlins for portal frame garage/shed
Yeah I've been checking the specs on roof sheeting to make sure I go with something that's good for 2 or 3 degrees. Need to work out water carrying capacity at those…
Help with privacy screen alfresco area
Fence top or that last one looks good. Maybe offer to pay to get neighbour onside.
I'm not in favour of bamboo or bushes - just makes work for you in the future.
New front door - mould growth
I think the manufacturer should be responsible for this. We are also a distributor, but all are warranted. These errors, we all handle for customers, if it's serious, we…
Handover with defects.
If you already have a lawyer ask them to draft it. They'll charge you to proof read so might as well get it done right the first time
May 03, 2019 10:28 am