soakedblondeIs the retaining wall built before or after the house??
8 September 2011
Thanks for your replys I don't think I did a good job explaining what we need the retaining wall for. We are not cutting into the the block at all, we are building up.…
dayowTermite protection - chemical or physical barrier?
7 September 2011
Hi all, I am just outside the restricted movement area for Eastern House Borer so decided to upgrade to protect against a future expansion but when it comes to termite…
blockapool or pond
14 September 2011
LailaCheap way to dispose of old windows and sliding doors
26 September 2011
I was going to say Gumtree, we got about six calls in the first 10 minutes after putting up our old timber sliding doors for free. For some of our other broken windows we…
architectLabour cost calculation to frame new house
4 September 2011
i think you should work on $500 per day for the chippy and $300 for any labourer as a day rate calculation. 30k difference...........had a similar experience with gyprock…
darrell81anyone in brissy looking for cheap merbau decking
3 September 2011
i was in bunnings at albion yesterday and they had 90x19 merbau marked down to $3.91 lm. rang my local store today and they still have it at $4.60 they rang albion and…
mygirlfridayPractical Completion vs Actual Completion- Defects not fixed
2 September 2011
just an update I've had the building inspection done - its come back with only a few things really. The inspector basically said you should chose your battles and get the…
CA3105HELP! What happens when the builder doesn't follow the plan?
1 September 2011
The builder is not allowed to just "change" your front elevation without you signing a variation. Why have they changed it? Did they find that the way it is drawn on the…
excalabur245builders trespassing on your land without consent
30 August 2011
We had a similar situation. Luckily, the site supervisors (on either side mind you!) were relatively decent. We also bought some star…
mortgage2009Sinkhole formed in backyard - who is liable?
29 August 2011
Hi all Sorry for not posting an update to this, we've been overseas and I've changed jobs, which has taken over my life. Ok, well we ended up contacting the council,…
David KosonenSide Gate & Television Antennas in Melb - who's best ?
27 August 2011
Hi Paul.Jason If you need an Antenna installed out west i would recommend www.melbournetvantennas.com.au. They have a 10 year warranty and give pensioner discounts.
dangergoinoffWhat is the best directional aspect for a house site?
26 August 2011
Thanks for the link
mattwalkerSamsung 40" LED TV - $698 - UA40D5000
26 August 2011
http://www.thecableconnection.com.au/Sa ... D5000.html Hi guys, I have the 40" Samsung UA40D5000 LED TV on sale this week. $698 Cheers, Matt
Darren StewartCarpenter / Roofing contractor recommendations
25 August 2011
I do roofs and other carpentry work, so basically I could build the structure for you but I don't do colour bond or any other roof finishes. Oh, and I highly recommend…