snowingIs this normal? Framing stage quality of Plantation Homes
22 May 2014
While I do agree with others on asking questions, I think you better be warned that sometimes site supervisors are working on their preferences. They might say something…
Handy007Where can l go for information Re: ceiling regulations.
21 May 2014
Stewie DBricks, cladding, sheeting, foam are these all real options?
20 May 2014
Possibly St M. but more like misinformation and a lack of acceptance of newer ( OK I know poly has ben around as cladding for 30-40 years ) building materials by everybody…
qebtelEfficient toilets - not enough water problem :(
19 May 2014
Ive installed one of those Suites. they are a good toilet and work well. So its definitely the water level. Anyone can easily set the float level (its the device on the…
Marimba83Wet areas - Villaboard or Water resistant plasterboard?
18 May 2014
well 'Shower Plug' has a 10 year warranty so If you paint that on at leased every 10-15 years(!) on…
HomeAngelsHow to clean chrome without damaging surface?
17 May 2014
No worries I've head that chrome is quite soft so don't use any abrasive cleaners and chrome will keep looking good as long as it's kept clean from dirt etc.
Stewie DIs it okay to pass waste pipe through footings?
15 May 2014
Is the floor a suspended timber frame ie floor sheeting over timber floor joists & bearers and brick veneer walls on strip footings ? If it is, how much room is there…
Jayjay84Advice on staircase upgrade! Costing too much?
12 May 2014
Thanks for the info. She sent me a revised price that included 1.6m glass sheet instead of the 1m originally quoted. Still comes with the French polishing and also the…
BeetalooRecommendation for independent building inspector in Adelaid
10 May 2014
I am also interested as I am presently building. ST13 - what sort of price are you paying. pm if you can. Thanks.
nectarElectrician's materials costs to you. How much mark-up?
8 May 2014
OOOPS sorry everyone, massive typo - I thought I wrote 20%, yes you are right, our builder is charging us 20% on our contract. Gee 40% would be nice hey!
bprattHelp identify meter box enclosure solution from photo
8 May 2014
I think you'd have issues with the authorities on having water and gas inside with electrickery. I reckon one big cabinet that would allow you to put them all in…
mrssnowdenHelp please. Floor company ignoring me!!
6 May 2014
OP I'd be inclined to go via the builder. suppliers aren't great at dealing directly with the consumer. builders carry more weight via their return business and might…
sneakersssHelp me envision a decision on brick/roof colour scheme
5 May 2014
How about the following: Roof and gutters: Dune Fascia, downpipes, garage door, render: Surfmist Windows, front door: Timber
Team PDPorter Davis Bermuda Display now open at Aspire Estate.
4 May 2014
The Bermuda joins our existing homes at Aspire, the Livingstone and the Hoffman and is open Saturday – Thursday 11am – 5pm. The Bermuda has 4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms…
qebtelDispute with demolition company, need advise urgently!
1 May 2014
I note these points, 1. Quote may be valid for six months, but that is for takeup. Once you have an agreement, the quote is valid for that job irrespective of completion…
vetty19Fixing of Site costs before signing house contract
1 May 2014
Our site costs are only preliminary in our contract! Once the builder gets on site, the costs will be finalised. If it is under, then we get a credit. If it is over, then…
LilianaBuilding Warranty Insurance - A Damn Disgrace.
30 April 2014
Looks like something is happening after all. I was sent this link by the Consumer Action Law Centre: http://premier.vic.gov.au/images/140407 ... sumers.pdf
LilianaNew building safeguards announced
30 April 2014
I don't remember this being reported. See link below: http://premier.vic.gov.au/images/140407 ... sumers.pdf