May 06, 2013 11:47 pm
That is very common.
In double brick houses the frames are bricked in. There is often a very small amount of movement in the frame.
Over time from…
May 06, 2013 11:40 pm
You may also like the look of Emu…
I'm pretty sure the answer is you need a new door frame(Jamb,stop and all)
15mm between door faces?
15mm between the front door handle and the security door…
Subdivide in Berwick?
It won't be worth it in an area where the house and land is worth $340k.
Construction won't be cheap to incorporate the existing house.
I'm currently building a…
The better ones are called head hole screws which as the name suggests have a hole about 5mm long x 1mm ø into which you push the little plastic cap which has a similar…
Definition - inclement weather ?
not just the physical rain, but also the days after if it is too muddy to work safely or safely access the site or get delivery trucks in etc.
That is part of the definition
May 02, 2013 1:21 pm
garage extension cost - quick help please
I am basing my experience from talking to a sales person from another builder.
I was asking the approximate cost of extending the back wall of a floor plan by 1m, with…
May 01, 2013 9:54 am
They also generally only do big and expensive builds but if that is what you are doing then go for it. I know if someone who said they saved thousands doing that.
Apr 30, 2013 10:36 am
Question re builders margin
I'm pretty sure you'll find that in your contract it states the builder is allowed to keep the margin he would have made had they supplied the product/item/service.
Seeking beta testers and advice
Good morning all,
I am currently in the process of developing a product which can be used by builders to keep their customers fully up to date. Customers are notified on…
This may be of use: http://www.warralily.com.au/Warralily/media/Warralily/Documents/NBN057_BuilderCabler_Flyer_V12.pdf
Definitely run a…
Metal roof alternatives
I thought glass/wool insulation blanket absorbed some sound or would be better than the basic sisal
Working inside steel truss roofs
Anyone experienced in this area? How to work inside and move around?
Ive seem them under construction and wondered how trades are able to…
Rules governing Site Fences
Depends where you are located.
Some states dont have requirements of site fences and some builders just do it as extra coverage against unwanted visitors and to limit…
Apr 25, 2013 9:11 pm
Edwards hot water system problems
With due respect to Homeone, it may pay to ask over at Whirlpool in the Green Tech forum where I believe there has been a lot of discussion on Edwards solar, some of it archived
Second hand balustrading
We are replacing our balcony due to rotting timber. At the same time we will update the balustrading.
The balustrading is glass surrounded by…
Apr 24, 2013 2:16 pm
Roof restoration or roof replacement
To the guys at Guardian Roofing. Thanks for all your help with my roofing. After procrastinating and then finally contacting you guys via this fantastic forum, my roof…
Getting rid of musty smell in wardrobe
True enough - though the OP may not know there was dampness as per normal, most people are unaware of what makes the musky smell in the first place.
Mostly it is dampness …
At stage 1, have questions, please help!
I feel your pain... I am about to commence building my 2nd home, but built my first place 8/9 years ago as a bright eyed, excited, yet very naive young 19 year old girl,…
I did quite a bit of research on this and other similar products and the consensus seems to be that for what it does it is very expensive. Do a search here and on the…
Reece - charge for delivery of goods?
Thanks Birdman1, I found that when the product I ordered finally arrived in store and I went to pick it up that the $55 was not charged. I think it must just be a computer…
Caoba Dawn Colourbond Flashing
hi, i am having the same dilemna! we are using eaglemont and i like the jarrah decowood but i feel it may be too red. is your house bricked yet? have you got samples of…
What to do
Had a similar situation. Complicated by the fact that we loved our location. Our house was built in the 70's and no longer met our needs. Too small and I needed to spend a…
No consent on pergola
Yeah looks fine, We bought a house with a non approved pergola, have had it for 10 years still standing strong and firm and we plan to sell it unapproved as well. I really…
Apr 17, 2013 11:03 pm
I posted a few weeks ago to let you know of my blinds manufacturer, just to give an update... I didnt end up going with him, we have…
URGENT - Setback from Eaves?
It will depend entirely on your council and planning laws in your area.
Where we are building there is no minimum distance from the house to an outbuilding, but that's no…
Its hard to tell from your photo as it is up too close, but from what I can see it looks terminal and I doubt if much would be left of the steel IF you should remove the rust
Haha. Nice; plans on eBay, what will they think of next.
What's included in the 720? A contour survey to complete a site plan?
If its just plans and…
Apr 14, 2013 9:35 pm
Drama with slab / concrete
At the moment our down pipes are sitting almost on par with the slab.
This is going to be an issue as we are going to concrete our whole backyard and front yard.…
Anyone here got a good recommendation for a concreter?
We are looking to pave our front exposed aggregate and back either slate or colored.