bashworthIs mesh needed in liquid limestone?
5 August 2013
Yes that's right. The Australian Concrete association (http://www.concrete.net.au/) say a joint spacing of around 2m is OK for footpath. Personally I would prefer a bit less.
qebtelEarthmoving equipment. Cost clearing block. Macleay Island
4 August 2013
A 16T dozer will knock over 4 mature gum trees and put them in a pile for you in one hour easy. You can get them at $180+ ph on the mainland. Your big cost will be…
How Hard Can it BeWhat do you think of this laundry quote?........
18 September 2013
Hi folks Have been trying to find my old thread where some kind folks were helping me out with layout ideas etc.... but haven't been able to find it as yet. So just…
Chloe_44Higher water table - Byford on the Scarp
1 August 2013
Hello, My partner and I bought a block in Byford last July from a private seller. It was one of the original blocks on the Scarp so it didn't have any changes from the…
First_Timer_RayNeighbour rendered our side garage wall
31 July 2013
Our garage is built on the property line and I'm pretty sure that external wall has no weep holes and it certainly doesn't have the termite barrier (pipe) running on the…
33amcFC sheet infills above windows and sliding doors
31 July 2013
It will cost you more to brick over of course. Another option, which is what I do is pick up the head height/joinery height to 2400-ish so the window meets the soffit…
D101Attaching an automatic door seal to plywood
30 July 2013
Yeah, that is the one. I can't tell how large the frame is though (by knocking it etc) and so am not sure that I would be drilling into the frame (as opposed to just into…
Stewie DNew home - what materials to use for walls
30 July 2013
What R-values for your wall are you trying to achieve ? No point trying to save $5000 on the cost of the walls if you are going to spend more than that in the first ten…
Trishwould you have a double sided fireplace in your bedroom?
29 July 2013
We have a fireplace in our bedroom, we do not use it but I do like it as 'decoration'. We have one in the lounge room as well and we do use that but not all the time more…
baksteenwant to build new home in ICF Zego, Thermacell or similar.
28 July 2013
Hi I wondered if you already finished your house and if you went ahead with ICF? If so, which supplier, and what's you experience? I'm outweighing Timbercrete vs…
qebtelIs it worth hiring furniture stylist when selling the house?
27 July 2013
Some dont, but plenty do I can assure…
Michael DalgleishUnderstanding my Plans - Builder's Acronyms
25 July 2013
Hi Agape, Haven't really come across these ones before ... from your description it sounds like RH = rain head and SPR = spreaders both things to do with the drainage of…
navarchCan anyone tell me anything about C*llier Homes (Perth)?
23 July 2013
Hi arauch, We had similar good experience like yours during the pre-construction phase. A bit too early to say anything about construction as we have not started our…
ECOECOBuying 5 metre sliding door direct from factory in China???
20 July 2013
thanks for that - yes, the smaller panels are so much cheaper - but unfortunately - I cannot talk my partner into going that way. I am also…
matt111Building and Home Improvement Show Adelaide July 19-21
19 July 2013
Sure, if you still have them?
Uncle ArfurHELP - toilet exhaust fans continually banging!!!!
18 July 2013
As a suggestion, could the damper be made slightly heavier by say gluing a very small weight on it to eliminate the flapping?