Most builders include laying for a 300x300 ceramic tile.
If you change to porcelain or rectified edge, larger size etc, they will charge accordingly, unfortunately this is…
Garage floor (car is housed in garage) was originally sealed then painted over, now it's coming off, have tried to gernie and repaint with no luck.....can you put…
Urgent help needed
Surely the sellers solicitor neeed to go through the buyers solicitor.
Maybe they’re hoping the new owners won’t fight it if their solicitor isn’t involved?
I am a semi-retired builder/civil engineer and offer new home buyers and building contractors help/advice.
Removing Waste Soil
Recently I visited my lot in LEPPINGTON where construction will begin in the coming month. It came as a surprise to me when finding two huge piles being dropped…
Here is an example of confirmed toxic mould which ended up gutting the entire house
Advice regarding Builders
You have to compare inclusions, have you got architect plans or will you design a home with each builder?
Comes down to cost per sqm/inclusions and for me, which builder…
Concrete Feature walls
Any advice regarding indoor concrete feature walls
we need advice regarding the color tone and the texture of it
Building pool near easement
i believe it is 1 metre
and then you need to build a vertical concrete wall
so if they need to excavate the pipe your pool wont collapse
Is this an Asbestos fibro?
Testing is always required to determine containing materials. SOME forms of asbestos are visibly fibrous while others appear so only under a microscope. Tran site is a…
I have a lilly pilly hedge (not sure what variety) that is over 10years old. Some of the lilly pilly trunks and branches have grayish patches on them. The patches…
$2.20 incl. GST
10,000 available bricks
We are Ducan Trading PTY LTD -…
$1.10 each incl. GST
50,000 available bricks
We are Ducan Trading PTY LTD - secondhand building materials…
Replacing aluminium Windows in 1968 house
We just bought a 1968 house in pretty much original condition. The aluminium sliding Windows are in very poor condition and we'll need to replace them with double glazing.…
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Screen Door doesn't get closed fully
Just try backing of the closer.
On the end of the closer that attaches to the door is a screw. Try undoing it a quarter turn at a time. The more you undo it the harder…
EPS Foam and Rockote
Much cheaper option will be to blow in proper insulation into your frame.
If you decide to proceed with EPS, ensure that EPS you are using does not contain any HBCD fire…
Repairing this reception desk
It looks like it's painted.
You could probably take it to a cabinet maker or spray painter.
The first thing is strengthening the damaged area then it can be filled and…
That looks like plasterboard tape - the paper tape placed over the…
We are Ducan Trading PTY LTD - Secondhand building materials
We supply solid bricks, hardwood and oregon timber, roofing sheets, pavers, sliding doors, windows,.....
We are DUCAN Trading PTY LTD - secondhand building materials supplier
All of bricks from demolition…
I just knocked down a post war house filled with asbestos including fake brick cladding which had asbestos. The whole knock down was about $17,000
I am in the outer…
Oh by the way which design are you going with?
Insulating Garage Door
I'd guess so, given the use of the term "drywall" rather than plasterboard. I have a vague recollection that R values in NA are not comparable to R values here too, but I…
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I am wondering if anyone can knows how long the service easement is? looking to go through CDC
The lot im looking at is 10m wide and 32m depth, Zero lot (all…
Who to choose?! In a pickle
As per the previous-if you have already sunk cash-and a legal battle to get monies back seems a trial (no pun intended) then you could find a supervisor and do as an owner…
Lock up payment
Also note if your build is financed your bank will have a lock up valuation done when payment is requested.
Own build vs employ builder
Maybe you could approach the builder that retired and ask him to help project manage the build. I had a friend project manage a major Reno and it saved her a lot of money…
Dec 12, 2018 6:25 am
Bought a 2yr old home, no p-trap in shower
Hi all, we recently bought a home which was built in 2016. There is a strong sewer smell coming from the ensuite shower, and after having a look I have realized that there…
extension and bal
Considering adding an extension to my 1986 home, we are in a bushfire overlay area
if i build an exetension
does the extension need to meet current bal levels
have you found a builder yet? I have an awesome one if youre still looking
Behind vinyl cladding
Hi my house is 7 years old and has vinyl cladding, the other day l removed a piece of vinyl cladding to see what was behind, l was expecting there to be plastic sheeting…