Getting rid of musty smell in wardrobe
True enough - though the OP may not know there was dampness as per normal, most people are unaware of what makes the musky smell in the first place.
Mostly it is dampness …
At stage 1, have questions, please help!
I feel your pain... I am about to commence building my 2nd home, but built my first place 8/9 years ago as a bright eyed, excited, yet very naive young 19 year old girl,…
I did quite a bit of research on this and other similar products and the consensus seems to be that for what it does it is very expensive. Do a search here and on the…
Reece - charge for delivery of goods?
Thanks Birdman1, I found that when the product I ordered finally arrived in store and I went to pick it up that the $55 was not charged. I think it must just be a computer…
Caoba Dawn Colourbond Flashing
hi, i am having the same dilemna! we are using eaglemont and i like the jarrah decowood but i feel it may be too red. is your house bricked yet? have you got samples of…
What to do
Had a similar situation. Complicated by the fact that we loved our location. Our house was built in the 70's and no longer met our needs. Too small and I needed to spend a…
No consent on pergola
Yeah looks fine, We bought a house with a non approved pergola, have had it for 10 years still standing strong and firm and we plan to sell it unapproved as well. I really…
Apr 17, 2013 11:03 pm
I posted a few weeks ago to let you know of my blinds manufacturer, just to give an update... I didnt end up going with him, we have…
URGENT - Setback from Eaves?
It will depend entirely on your council and planning laws in your area.
Where we are building there is no minimum distance from the house to an outbuilding, but that's no…
Its hard to tell from your photo as it is up too close, but from what I can see it looks terminal and I doubt if much would be left of the steel IF you should remove the rust
Haha. Nice; plans on eBay, what will they think of next.
What's included in the 720? A contour survey to complete a site plan?
If its just plans and…
Apr 14, 2013 9:35 pm
Drama with slab / concrete
At the moment our down pipes are sitting almost on par with the slab.
This is going to be an issue as we are going to concrete our whole backyard and front yard.…
Anyone here got a good recommendation for a concreter?
We are looking to pave our front exposed aggregate and back either slate or colored.
Independent Building Inspector
have you looked into HnK Ryan? I am in the Illawarra area so a bit south from you but i have looked into a few companies that service both sydney and…
Clean cement from roof tile
I was unable to get that product here so I asked around and fortunately found a solution. Bear in mind that these are rough, very porus concrete roof tiles, sorry I can't…
Apr 10, 2013 6:14 pm
Have you signed a pre lim agreement?
This is the proper way to do it which gives him the nod to organise plans and engineering etc
Apr 10, 2013 12:07 pm
Angle grinder adapter
get a new backing plate for your grinder.
Get a makita brand one for eg and put it on. last time i bought one they were under $10
There should be a plate under the…
Apr 10, 2013 12:02 pm
Apr 10, 2013 11:36 am
Are you a builder?
Do you build more than 25 homes a year?
Do you build in the South Eastern passage of Melbourne?
Do you outsource all your joinery needs?
Jan 01, 1970 11:00 am
Would you accept this???
I would be concerned about the cut roof tiles . The tile in the gutter should be a full tile and the cut edge should be concealed under the ridge tile. The way your tiles…
Tip - how to remove tile adhesive
If you can re wet the tile adhesive, what would that mean for the longevity of the service life of the tile adhesive? Also the is a tool called a grout rake... But ten…
Garden bed around house
When we built in Adelaide some years ago the builder's warranty stated unless there was perimeter concrete paving around the building, (forget the width) and grading away…
Can anyone recommend any Builders for the Central Coast of NSW that are experienced with sloping sites, affordable and reliable?
rusty shed roof
Can anyone please tell me if there is a product/paint availble that will seal a leaky and rusted corrugated roof..? thanks
The Contract Meeting
Thanks for the feedback - well as it turns out we couldn't sign it anyway due to having to go back to Town Planning for drainage issues (see my whinge in my purple…
Apr 05, 2013 2:59 pm
Polished concrete floors
WNZ - if you do a search here on the forums for " Polished concrete floors " you will get a lot of hits. Trawl through them and you will get a lot of info.
Stewie ( ex…
Telstra Velocity Rebate!
Telstra has stopped doing the $1500 rebate since late last year, if you bought land in the Telstra Smart Community last year, the developer will honour the rebate instead…
Renovating an apartment block garage?
anythings possible but don't always assume it will be approved and don't just buy in the hope you can do it ring council ask for planning dept tell them the situation see…
for our solar we are getting a timer for the pool pump so it can run doing the day. also washing etc will be done during the day…
Exterior Colour Schemes - Modern Greys
We have just picked our colours a shale grey roof with a feature render solver charcoal and main render solver southwards all tones of grey hoping it will look good
Can’t see a rodent
I had this issue in one room of my house where you could smell a strange smell when in the room but I suspected it was coming from the ceiling plaster, probably from a…
Skylights and heating
Skylights are roof windows, the Solatube variety is a very cut down style. Velux do them in double glazed with low-E glass to reduce the solar heat gain. If it doesn't…