Exterior colour advice
White is always good but if you can post some images then we will give you better advice according to your home.
Nov 28, 2013 10:22 pm
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Building New Home
It is depend on your contract. an item The builder is obliged to carry out or not
Nov 28, 2013 10:06 pm
Nov 28, 2013 9:58 pm
Building in Hunter Region with Coral Homes
So an update.....we have just paid to have a floor plan and tender drawn up for a double storey (Bronte 40 - with changes). After seeing the final plan plotted on our land…
Progress payment issues
I'd be worried about a builder who needs such a small amount of money. We're talking 5% !!!
Does he work on a job to job basis ?
Best to get a solicitor to read it. Try and work with your builder, though. cheers
BOUTIQUE post build support
PADAMS2012 thanks for the update on your house after 1 year.
Good to know about the water tap at the front because we noticed our one is a little bit bent and…
Nov 24, 2013 11:27 am
Online council DA approval websites
Re costs: it's definitely something I have noticed too. Initial DA comes in without a builder listed, at say, 400k, but then when they submit the CC a few…
Thanks Robbie. That looks promising
Will dig out the required numbers tomorrow
Bamboo Flooring near Wet Areas
We have done so also, it's all laid and ready to go but we do not move in until Friday to see how it stands up to real world living. Absolutely love the look and feel…
BAL 12.5 NSW
Thank you so much for your replies. I am hoping that they will get back to us with a firm price this week. I will post it when I get it.
Bal12.5 bifold flyscreen?
Hi - ausdesign is right. According to the AWA Australian Window Association, french doors, bi-fold doors and sliding doors are not required to be screened to comply with…
No hot water from Hot Water System
It was there in plain sight. I've had problems with not seeing the wood for the trees - but this was a ridiculous example.
How did you go? I presume you have hot water by…
Will a door here work??
Thanks for the input everyone. We have come full circle and decided to stick with just replacing the window. Having a door was going to be too much extra/unplanned for…
Soundproofing our bathroom
Only did one wall though. Last attempt, one packet of the thermal insulation almost completed the whole bathroom (had to open the 2nd packet just to do a small…
My Timber Floor is coming from Wholesale Timber Flooring in Rockingham.
It hasnt been laid yet.
Ah. thank you for clarifying as I wasn't sure. We asked for no architrave as I wasn't keen on having timber windows and an architrave as thought it might be too 'busy'. …
Which bricks is this?
You could do a DA search on the street address of the house via the local council website and see if the name of the brick was denoted in the DA submission.
Carport over concrete driveway....
Why don't you just cast the stirrups into the slap with a 350x350x900 deep pier footing?
Then just put a pot plant or something next to it to disguise it?
Try and avoid…
Nov 14, 2013 8:01 pm
South Facing Deck-Modwood
Depends where you are,
dampness isn't a problem in QLD for eg.
Use real timber, I cant stand that modwood and other similar products. It looks crap, and is a pain to…
Nov 14, 2013 7:56 pm
Reverse flush gutter to downpipe
Stratco solution is the better solution. and is cleaner. There is also the issue of having to much water collection for one downpipe. It would…
Fascia Barge Board Services - Sydney Area
We have recently purchased a house and the ends of some of the fascias/barge boards are water damaged and starting to decay. I am planning to either replace them or…
I did some gyprock work to the wall a few months…
Getting A Tradie
As someone who has spent a lifetime working with trades i can tell you that vast majority are ordinary decent people who just want to work, earn their money and support…
Who is building with Long Island Homes?
I moved into my new home built by Long Island Homes about 7 months ago. Very good builders with reasonable price. Communication can be a problem... but hey every other…
Nov 11, 2013 3:05 pm
"Luxe Creme" Tiles - Needed
Hi All, I've been trying to find a few spare 400 x 400 tiles everywhere and have seen a few posts here some at homeone. We moved into a 4 year old home that has 2…
Exterior colour advice
Sorry should have given better detains on the design.
As we are in flood zone the house will be approx 700mm above natural ground level. The ground floor was originally…