Adam.Mneeding advice 2 years after home was built maintenance
21 May 2012
Hi naytahlia, The cornice cracking is common and does not look too bad. Even if you want to chase a builder they will refuse to patch a cornice crack on the corner. If…
Vesselectrician cost - replace builder's batten lights
17 May 2012
In my electrical quote it says $20 inxl GST to fit a downlight and $30 to fit other light types.
fifteensixtyRecomend Concreter for driveway-Maitland area
16 May 2012
thanks lynny-jane. met with andrew this arvo and looks all good. not sure how soon before yours is done but would be keen to see how it comes out. hoping ours to get done…
kimuCompensation from another property wishing to access mine?
13 May 2012
The proposed development of my site would never allow me (or anyone else) to be able to build anything else on the property (small lot code). Im…
B STARSplitting profits with builders from building on your land
11 May 2012
dont do this. The builder will say the house costed more than it did. It will be very e3asy to get his trades people to invoice other projects onto yours.
builderforlifewhat paint to use on exterior cement render?
7 May 2012
We use a product called Masonry Matt, because the sheen level is lower than Dulux weathershield. You dont want to look like a guy in a cheap polyester suit!!
builderforlifeI think I need a footerer / footings contractor
7 May 2012
I have a video post on footings at buildinginyourblood, it is a reasonably simple job. if you think it's too much most concretors or even experienced carpenters could do…
grumblebum54Termite inspection cost - seems very high.
5 May 2012
We’ve only been in this place 5 months but always had the inspections done at our Sydney house by Termguard and the last one cost $180 or thereabouts. If you have the…
talkingdogConfused about when to get builder to quote
4 May 2012
get your soil test done ASAP, it doesn't cost much ($200-$300), but you will know upfront if you will have majot problems with footings. From the soil test, you can get a…
grumblebum54Spotted gum flooring and dogs compatibility
1 May 2012
We have 80sqm of Spotted Gum and a Staffy who rules. Have been in since end of November and so far no noticable marks and sons also visit regularly with another staffy…
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