Ceiling Cracking in One Room
I've seen a lot of ground movement in houses, but normally it appears as gaps under walls, at tops of walls or diagonal cracks in walls - mostly emanating from…
Very bad Conveyancer
Thanks so much for replying.
I've spoken to my bank and they said the $1000 was in other fees. They said my conveyancer should have given me a list of all…
Jun 06, 2014 10:58 pm
2 houses from 1 plan??
A contractor or designer who designs for you (not an employee of yours), owns the copyright for that design, unless there is an agreement to the contrary.
Driveway sealer issue
Thanks qebtel - yes, I know it's doing what it was designed to. But it seems most new, sealed driveways allow water to soak in.
Would you be worried about water sitting…
Nbn fibre broadband and pay tv ..help!
Probably the easiest way to think of it
NBN - Fibre (The new network being rolled out in various formats)
ADSL\ADSL 2+ - Copper cable
Optus\Testra Cable - Hybrid of…
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I'd only use someone that has commercial experience whether you use a draftee, building designer or architect as it is quite a bit different from your average residential…
Seems i could have found some way or means of cross referencing the lvl grades.
AS 1720.1 - 2010
Appendix H ,table H 3.1 Characteristic Values for Design…
Crickets inside the house!!! HELP!
Like grasshoppers they are omnivores meaning they will eat almost anything but they seem to like plant and rotting plant material best. I have a friend who breeds them for…
Tiel upgrade Metricon
We are building with Metricon. We want to upgrade our floor tiles from standard to 600x600 white porcelain. We were informed at Studio M that in order to do this, we would…
May 30, 2014 10:47 pm
new to this forum, I wanted to get some advice on underfloor insulation. I am currently building a new home which is on slab, and was looking for some type of…
Lower North Shore Timber/Gyprock Merchants
Just a quick update. I gave them all a call this morning. H&G are good in that they deliver for free and can deliver on a Saturday morning. I ordered with Bunnings as even…
Electrical cable sizes for a 20 amp circuit
those fault loop calcs are always tricky,but i like your numbers Beetaloo.
Could possibly locate pump closer to supply board to save a few metres and less voltage drop overall.
Bagging cement sheet?
The other advantage of removing the old fibro sheets is that you can inspect & repair if necessary any damaged studs (i.e. damaged by wood rot or termites)
We have settled on brick- PGH Smoke but are undecided on mortar colour. Off white seems to be the default now days but I'm curious to see if anyone has used natural or…
More to what bpratt is saying, have a talk to the council either in person or over the phone and they will tell you what the minimum size is that you can divide the block…
Anyone built with "Inprofile Built?"
Has anyone in Melbourne used a building company called "Inprofile Built?" They are based in Beaumaris I believe. Any reviews would be greatly appreciated as I love…
AG Pipe installation
I have got ground sloping down towards my house at the front. On highly reactive soil. You all probably know what absolute disasters water…
Copper pipe for natural gas bbq
I am re paving my back yard and was looking at running natural gas out to my bbq while i have the pavers up. Obviously i'll have a gas fitter do the connections but I…
We are paying $65 per square metre 600 x 600 mitred porcelain tiles in WA
Floor plan in computer CAD format
Sweethome 3 d is a free program that will allow you to draw a kitchen in 2d and display in 3d. I drew my entire house with it and used it to visualise colours.
Skirting boards question..
In case none of you realised, the thread was dead for over 12 months before the requests for her to pm you were made.
MissEm also hasn't…
Built in Robes - Adelaide
Hi I'm looking for 3 companies to get BIR quotes from - any advice where to start?! Something with reasonable quality without being outrageously priced preferably.
I'd have a quick chat with your solicitor because what is on their brochure may not have been on the contract documents for your neighbours…
Utilising roof space for storage?
I have asked my builder to space the chords at 450mm specifically instead of 600mm so that I can use the thinner structafloor load bearing floorboards to utilise the…
Free clean fill
Its amazing - you have to give it away - yet when you need it ...
Sacking a renovator please advice
A signed Quote means nothing. Your signature only means something if you sign a BSA Approve Contract. You are well within your rights not to get him to continue on. He…