What are the benefits of cladding vs polystyrene and render?
Anyone doing this sort of reno or new build should look at the R-values for the individual systems and products as BigO has done. Then work out what the cost/benefit ratio…
Having a Large Void - Disadvantages & Issues
Mine is around 6m*3.5m. I haven't had to change any of the lights as of yet. 4 LED's is plenty (+ the pendent) but I do have 21w, 1100 lumen lights. I don't have any pics…
Lots of mini bugs in new house! What are they? Damages?
I only knew as I have seen baby ones before, there was someone who had the same problem and found lots in the roof, hope you get it all sorted..
Can't find water meter in new house! How deeply buried? etc
Yeah, will contact them on Monday, but it's always such a pain dealing with them. Good to know that it is their problem though, hopefully they won't try and put it on me…
Show us your theatre / lounge room to win!
Hey guys, We are giving a bit back! Simply like us on facebook (to enter the competition) and post a picture of your home theatre or lounge room and go in the draw for…
Can you sell your custom designed house plans?
Zero chance the big builders are interested in your plans unfortunately. They have in-house design teams designing to strict requirements so they can advertise cheaply…
Housing prices tipped to increase by 20% in the outer burbs
Prices will go up 20%... heck they will even go up 100%. Question is in what timeframe. If you look at house prices in 5 years they could be less than current... but in…
hanging of shower shelves and towel ladders
Probably a general handy man or Hire a Hubby service would do the trick. I know you've mentioned previously that your hubby isn't particularly handy at home jobs, but…
Buy Land then look for builder or House&Land package?
There are actually many advantages to finding a builder before you buy land, aside from cost. I'm not talking so much about a house and land package, as actually finding…
Low Pressure gravity rooftop fed HWS, best solution?
thanks guys much appreciated
Getting rid of semi-functioning whitegoods
Put it out the front of your place with a $50 price tag on it... it will be stolen within hours.. However put it there with a "free" sign on it.. it'll sit there for weeks…
A few beginner questions about a new concrete driveway
And - if exposed Ag - when they first do it don't assume they've forgotten the stones ... I quite like the stencilled look - with colour - maybe like cobblestones - but cement.
Replacing French doors with sliding doors....
Thanks for the input guys. So clearly not a simple replacement job..... and at no point in time did I contemplate it to be a DIY job..... just didn't think it would…
Liquid limestone or limecrete driveway - got pics to share?
We're interested in using limecrete for our driveway. Share some pics if you're willing
Which brand to buy a steam mop for brand new hardwood floor?
What is the hardwood floor coated in - poly or natural oil like Tung oil ? If it is coated in oil I wouldn't be using a steam mop on it. Stewie
HIA Melbourne Home Show 2013 - Half Price Tickets!
Hi Tans1970, See below: viewtopic.php?f=1&t=66873