worried about room size
Not to worry! The same thing happened to my house. Your theatre room is almost the exact dimensions as mine which has finished building. It's quite large.
I have a friend who is building in banstown city council with a flat surface roof. It has nothing to do with the council. It is completely out of personal preference. They…
Quick Question ... Flashing for Windows
You say rendered brick below and hebel for the top floor but are you talking brick veneer ?
If so then yes, flashing should be used to keep water off the timber…
hitachi vs metabo vs panasonic
I'm quite a fan of Hitachi and have quite a collection of their gear, however my Panasonic impact driver is in a class of its own and is hands down the best cordless tool I have.
you would need to employ a licenced builder unless you want to coordinate your own roof tiler and carpenter seperatly as the work required is over 2 different scopes of…
Oct 10, 2013 9:12 pm
OPINION ON WASHING MACHINE
We also have a Bosch after our whirlpool lasted under 3 years.
We have had ours for nearly 6 years and nothing has gone wrong with it
HARVEY NORMAN - 5 YEAR EXTENTED WARRANTY
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…
Hi w, welcome to the forum.
Cut off drainage for stump holes?
Thanks for that. Hopefully it will do the job. We've dug the trench to see how it goes and if we need to dig any deeper. We'll then do the agi pipe and rock.
As for where…
Oct 07, 2013 1:49 pm
How will they screen this ?
At the moment we are fighting this from the other side ... ie. we are the people building a (not this) house with an overlooking issue into our neighbour's property.
Oct 07, 2013 1:33 pm
Mosquitoes at the front door
I noticed a similar thing at our old house, in a back corner of our alfresco. It was fairly dark and maybe a touch damp there, although there was no actual water laying…
Oct 07, 2013 12:22 pm
Are eaves a standard inclusion?
Thank you for your input seano I will take it on board.
Why didn't you kick up a fuss in the first place when the price didn't change when you…
Are my plantation shutters defective?
WOW that doesn't look good at all and I feel for you as you go ahead and outlay good money and that's the quality of finish you get
My wife is obsessed with this…
How long is your house taking to build?
Haha. That is pretty impressive.
Wonder if they could do that in Oz ? Hmmm methinks not.
I liked one of the onscreen comments - "Not a single work injury ".
Parquetry flooring staining question
What a beautiful floor!
Anyway, best to get some pros in and show them the actual colours you're thinking about.
I think the colour options might be limited by the…
5 Amp Light Switches
Pain to install-normal faceplate size is 114x73mm with 84mm mounting centres. For memory on a 80x80 plates the mounting centres are either 65 or 68mm. This will require a…
Sep 30, 2013 10:12 pm
window treatments - your thoughts please
Sorry i know this is a bit late. You can definitely get block out blinds. If you don't recess them and make them at least 20 cms wider than your window they will block out…
Roof Lining Options
Hey, we recently bought a mudbrick home, unfinished project, the roof/ceiling is finished only with sisilation. Looking for ideas on lining options, eco friendly, and…
Need a pergola soon
. And I went to local Stratco store and got a quotation for a DIY kit and it was $7000 for 45sqms. I'm not sure whether I can do it by…
I'm sorry to hear of your battles & current issues.
Home Insurance policies cover event based damage, not gradual deterioration from moisture getting in. I don't know…
Conveyancer / Lawyer?
I used a Conveyancer with both my building experiences. On both occassions not one issue. Both settlements made by Brad Davies in Essendon. I would deffinately recommend…
HIA Building Contract
Thank you ALL for your kind comments.
We're on top of the matter with the assistance of our Solicitor.
This a great Forum to be in and we would inform ALL our friends…
What does land settlement involve?
i bought a land that is already registered. shall i start shopping for a builder or do i need to wait until the contract is settled after 42 days? As per OurLindrum52's…
Working for a big builder
A friend's hubby quit his job to give this a go a few years ago and in 6 months of working in his display home he did not have a single person buy a home and because it…
I'm not sure of the exact rules governing a wayleave easement ( all I know is that it pertains to electrical companies access to their assets like poles substations etc )…
Sep 26, 2013 8:58 am
Bessa Block balustrade restoration HELP!
Those type of walls are dangerous as a balustrade and not worth keeping or repairing. There is no reinforcing in them and they rely solely on the bond of the sand/cement…
Waterlogged house stumps New Home
Our two year old home is built on stumps, on a slightly sloping block. The ground around the back and side of the house is waterlogged. I looked…
Zone costs with the Big Builders
Hi Crazyk, We are going to built in Strathfield and Wisdom has charged 10k for this and their argument is most of the tradies live in the west…
Concrete or paving around slab
Here what I have from my builder (taken from Csiro's guideline I guess):
... should extend outwards a minimum of 900 mm (more in highly re-active soil) and should have a…
Clover - Bentleigh East progress?
Just bought a lot last week.
Any one please suggest a builder?
How long did it take you guys to get the permit if you broke the DDO.
Recycle Tap Water Pressure
Your water supply utility should be able to help with information.
Mains water is now regulated at a maximum of 500 kPa for new homes. Recycled water is delivered at a…
Show us your staircase ???
Anybody with all timber stairs but with stainless steel balusters instead of glass as shown in the side stairs above? particularly interested in how the stinger capping…
Exterior house painting advice
Hi I am preparing to paint the outside of my chamfer board house and I have decided to use an airless spray gun to get the bulk of the wals done as quickly as I can. I…