ausdesignMel - Looking for an Architect in Darebin Council, Thanks!!
25 July 2012
Have a look at the BDAV website.
ausdesignAdding and Removing Windows During Build
25 July 2012
1. If the plans were subject to a planning application originally then a 'variation' to the planning application will be required in most cases. 2. Light & Ventilation…
onenessPLUMBERS.....HELP HOW TO LOCATE WATER PIPES IN BRICK WALL???
24 July 2012
If you are really concerned just get up in the roof and see if there are any plumbing pipes running into the wall directly above where you want…
building-expertAvenues for resolving issues with a builder (Victoria)
22 July 2012
JB1 makes some good points Firstly, yes it is unlikely that OP's problem would have been picked up at final inspection because it is a latent defect and there are no…
kekPorterDavis Inspect Cert of Completion items not complete
21 July 2012
You need to request the builder to rectify the fault, IN WRITING. Send your letter by registered mail, enclosing a copy of their certificate with the notation as well as a…
IntegrityDetermining year of NCC (BCA) for commercial projects?
19 July 2012
It would have to be the construction drawings that are submitted to Council for final building approval. Even major commercial projects still need to be issued with a…
Dream House 82A thread for Queenslanders :-)
18 July 2012
Hi, we are building in Bundaberg. We've lived in Brisbane and Mackay also. It's gone well so far. We definitely know a lot more now than we did previously. At this…
zahiraroseRunning Water Pipes through slabs and ceilings
13 July 2012
Hi Builderforlife, thank you for your quick reply. This is such a relief. I saw a house built a few years ago and the water pipes were nothing more than what I'd use for…
stormjrSame electrical circuit for 2 small air-cons - is it legal ?
13 July 2012
As far as I know there is no legal requirement for two circuits, the law basically says so long as the circuit performs as intended (and meets every other rule) it's…
fifteensixtydigital tv aerial help - no fibre for a month
12 July 2012
well im not sure why but it seems we must be in a good reception area. i havent done anything about an aerial yet we get tv reception. glitch's a bit of a night for an…
building-experthumidity level recommendations in homes
11 July 2012
If your subfloor is well ventilated you wont have problems with it. In blocked air spaces humidity will increase (from ground moisture etc) Permanent high levels of…
1sttimebuilding2012Costly insurance due building in new estate.
10 July 2012
Insurance has gone up though, my current house has gone up from $64 per month to $98 per month... Thats a big increase - its due to the floods last year
ms_cazAre in-wall cisterns noisy for adjacent room?
10 July 2012
How often would you be using both rooms simultaneously? If people are in the home theatre room watching a movie, is there going to be a constant flow (excuse the pun - I…
LailaRenovating small flats/apartments for profit?
10 August 2012
I am obviously clueless about Turkey but here there is body corporates to deal with and possible maintenance/strata fees, you would want to check this out when you are…
leithm1Filling in scored lines on fake limestone finish
5 July 2012
house is rendered but lines have been scored to make it look like limestone blocks. Is there a product suitable for 'fillling' in these scored lines (not that deep) and…
delatite13Sewage (from neighbours repair work) spilling on my property
4 July 2012
As B Star said, he is the "owner" of the sewerage pipes on his property. However unless he is a registered plumber he cannot do any work on the sewerage system. Any work…