seabreezewaikikiTrades or Company you used in Rockingham/Baldivis/Wellard
12 January 2014
Hi, just after some recommendation on the trades/company you used in the Rockingham/Baldivis/Wellard/Port Kennedy/Mandurah area (or nearby). We plan to do the following…
How Hard Can it BeClosing off a dinning room with a stud wall
12 January 2014
No expert here, but we have ornate cornices in some of our rooms. 'Most' (or some) styles can be purchased (google). You would just need to cut it/mitre it and make sure…
Saint Mikeis possible set up the day to start to build house
11 January 2014
You can always ask - can't see why not.
maximusBuilding home with a private builder SYDNEY
9 January 2014
Contract and private builders are really one and the same. ( although some specialise in specific types of home ) - some focus in $$$ builds - some do project-style…
SaveH2OAnyone used Leafbusters recently - 2013?
8 January 2014
The biggest problems are with the fine mesh leaf guards. You are better off having a mesh with wider apertures that won't block. I have seen weeds growing in fine mesh…
old wombleWall Construction
6 January 2014
Hi Tasman, Would Hebel be any use? http://www.hebelaustralia.com.au/Pages/ ... efits.aspx
bprattAre hallways a waste of space in a house design?
5 January 2014
If you can't "get rid of" the hallway, consider the idea of a door way to close the hallway off from the main family/living room, especially if you are either in cool or…
cinderCustom Builder Recommendations - MELBOURNE
30 December 2013
I can recommend Highview Homes, been moved in for 3 weeks and it's truly our dream house. See my thread for details. FYI they build more of a classic look than the modern…
How Hard Can it BeWater Proofing in Bathroom
29 December 2013
Sorry can't comment on the plaster side of things elemist, but just wanted to say 'good for you' on getting the problem resolved with your builder. I guess it is a bit of…
bprattBAMBOO VS TILES!! THE FIGHT IS ON! EXPERIENCES PLEASE!
28 December 2013
YAO, Yet Another Opinion. We're about to start owner building our new house. Our last house for 28 years was carpeted everywhere except the wet areas. The rental we're…
leniAdvice on orientation of house on our block
27 December 2013
I would position all living areas to north and have no windows to the west if possible. I think to do that you might need to reconsider the whole design. you need to…
doc_lonsdaleNarrow block - any volume builders in Melbourne
24 December 2013
Hi DocSmith, I have a friend in a similar situation and he found a few options on a website called Gold Award Homes - they even have options for 7m wide blocks. I hope…
How Hard Can it BeShower screen - custom made Vs standard purchase
24 December 2013
Thanks Lourance - I appreciate you taking the time to respond. Stegbar was/is the company that we have been advised would be over $2000. I called them yesterday for a…
How Hard Can it Be** Urgent Mirror/Bathroom Help please **
22 December 2013
Hi guys, Thanks for all your input. Mirror is not yet installed, but after weighting it all up, we did decide to tile behind. There were a few reasons for this - one of…
ECOECOLight socket is always 'active', won't switch off
21 December 2013
Sounds like incorrect wiring as the active should return to the switch before going to the socket - and as you say, your wall switch will still operate, but it will leave…
snowingCan someone recommend a good solicitor? (Melbourne)
19 December 2013
Can you be more specific as to what kind of issues you are trying to deal with?
qebtelVery slow progress - Any ideas/advice on a new approach?
16 December 2013
It certainly feels like that. The salesman has taken us to see some of their work and on all occasions we have given positive feedback, expressing…
Team PDNew Porter Davis Display Centre - Craigieburn
14 December 2013
This weekend we have an all new display centre opening at Highlands in Craigieburn. Highlands is a must visit area as this booming suburb has everything at its doorstep. …
savewater2010Marriott Waters release --> Info / update center
13 December 2013
Who else here is sick of the tip trucks that speed through our estate to avoid the congested roads and knock over keep left signs and spill out clean fill onto the roads. …
LurgenAnyone visited the display homes after opening hours?
13 December 2013
We did an evening visit to the display with Porter Davis, the sales person was more than happy to arrange it. There was a panel of light switches hidden away to control…
xxkatxxHas anyone heard of or have the Della Vita Tiles?
11 December 2013
Can you find out which tile company they use? Then you can just go in and say your building with blah blah and we have the Della vita range, can you show me which tiles…
ausdesignGot Building permit - what does this mean?
10 December 2013
The energy rating report (thermal assessment) is a part of the documentation required to be submitted as a part of the Building Application. Sounds to me that the tree…