oncewerefurriersWhen was your temporary site power removed?
1 November 2013
Cheers PD. You were right. It seems a little strange as a build near us, which is a couple of weeks ahead of us, is still on their temporary power box.
building-expertFinal Inspection for Established House
29 October 2013
Hi sid65stud You did well to have the house professionally inspected. Your inspector should have taken photos as reference of condition so they will help in case there…
rebelphillipsBuilt-In Wardrobes - To the Ceiling or Stop Short!
23 October 2013
Thanks for all the replies Yes I think I will stay with my original idea of having it stop short to maintain the heritage look of the place. The doors I love will…
Building_new_homenext doors builder dumped dirt on my block
21 October 2013
I had this problem too. I felt like my block became the dumping ground. There were pot plants, bottles, road base and dirt on my block. They even put the roof tiles and…
FairmontSAcustomOver spending in a certain area?
21 October 2013
The question you ask is hard to predict. As a family home I think you will prob be fine however if you are wanting to make money in the short term then I am not so sure. …
shanhowOpening up under stairs for storage. Advice please.
17 October 2013
Thanks jj1. Sounds straightforward and cost effective. Looking forward to have some extra storage space!
LisaM41Nearly finish reno /Builder says driveway not incl, extra $$
15 October 2013
We are nearly finished a reno that is wayyyyy over budget and 6 months outside estimated finishing time. Builder has already submitted his final bill. Cheeky buggar ( for…
travelbugBuilder or Owner Builder on Investment Property
15 October 2013
What are you planning on doing? Build a granny flat or renovate one? It's unclear. If you are just renovating what Fair trading laws are you talking about. If you are…
qebtelDriveway Concreter Recommendation - Sydney West
14 October 2013
Any decent concretor will have contacts in the earthworks industry, so get them to arrange excavation it if thats what you want. They know exactly how they want it…
av31Good small builde in Melbourne Western suburbs
11 October 2013
Nothing too crazy, my block is flat, so no dramas there. Its mostly the floorplan, lots of storage, 3 bedrooms on first floor and media, study, living, meals and kitchen…
LouranceChecklist for building contract? Legal mumbo jumbo!
10 October 2013
Wondering if anyone can give advice on what to check for in the building contract? So many pages of legal mumbo jumbo! I know people say get a lawyer to…
Paula24HARVEY NORMAN - 5 YEAR EXTENTED WARRANTY
9 October 2013
I understand it gives you piece of mind. I was tempted too but when I spoke to consumer affair and they told me that the manufacturers has obligation to make sure that…
YoungHow can I trust builders? (sorry long story...)
7 October 2013
Hi Snuck, Thanks for kind advise. May be I did wrong explain. I totally understand that house price can be changed by options and modification of floor plan. What I…