Mould everywhere. Who is at fault?
Question the results if they blame you ?
It's a bit late now, but for anyone else reading this it pays to put every little tiny detail in writing…
matching the garage doors and entry doors
Anyone know a supplier (melbourne) or have tips on how to get an entry door and garage door made to match?
We like the look of a lot of the western red cedar sectional…
I was worried when my demo company said we had asbestos. Little to my knowledge, it matters little as most old houses have it, it doesn't really cost that more to get rid…
Timber Decking & timber sizes
posts 90x90mm or 230x230mm brickwork
bearers 2/190x35mm will span 2400mm (thats 2 nailed together)
joists 90x45mm will span 1700mm @ 450mm centers
Side Fence & Gate - WA
Wasnt sure where to put this
We have colorbond fences and want a gate on one side house and fence on the other. The fence space is 1.6metres wide and gate would be…
Mould from condensation
A few things that might help:
- Check to see if the wall vents are blocked.
- Kill the existing mould with a bleach solution again.
- Run a heater constantly for a few…
Locating service cables
I had to do a similar thing in Sydney, found a company called SureSearch when googling. They were helpful and efficient. From memory cost about $500 to locate phone, water…
Planning for a shed
We are based in the uk and are in the process of selling a piece of land in Queensland which has on it a 12m x 8m shed, built we think in the mid 1990's. It's a closed…
Cutting metal pipes
If u dont like a grinder try a recipro saw. Ozitzo have a cheapie that will do the job.
Question about plumbing
Thanks for your reply. It is good to read of others experiences. I spoke to our site supervisor this morning and he is looking into it for us. I would rather have them run…
Aug 05, 2011 8:57 am
The easiest way still sounds like just a layer of impact resistant gyprock over the original. As nika pointed out, the doc shows it can go directly…
Thanks for the feedback Thought I had it sorted. Was at an auction yesterday and on the spur of the moment bought Tasmanian Oak for 30c lineal metre (bargain!) so was…
Lockwood introduced a restricted key system to all their new locks, you can get one directly from Lockwood.
Cost of gas connection to new dwelling
Yep, bringing the line to the house is free BUT they quote 4-6weeks, and then you have to apply for your meter. I rang on week 7 and they told me 2 more weeks Havent…
That sounds much better, I am sure you will be pleased with that decision.
Aug 02, 2011 8:58 pm
Knock down and rebuild
If you use the search function you'll find 6 pages of results with the word Kurmond in it.
Have a sift through (a lot of them are the same thread with a a different post)…
Garage rear roller door
Most garage roller doors over hang the opening by 30-50mm each side.
The channel is usually 80-100mm deep and the anchor it around 40-600 in.
It is only a guide rail and…
Well firstly I don't know if there's such a thing as a "standard timber fence"; what height? does it need to have capping? what kind of timber do you want it to be made…
Slab details confusion
If you've signed a contract then stick to it. It sounds liek the builder is tryign to extract some more money from you.
Aug 01, 2011 8:54 am
Points to raise during inspection
If you are unsure yourself of everything you need to keep an eye out for (and to be honest most people are) then it might be an idea to consider getting an independent…
If you have an ant problem and there is no food scraps laying around you could have a problem.
Black ants are natural hunters of white ants. They will seek them out to…
Jul 30, 2011 9:56 pm
Jul 30, 2011 9:47 pm
Wording of new fence notice
Should I include this in my Notice of Intention to Perform Replacement,
Include everything however trivial including…
slab down - is this work okay.
I think you are worrying needlessly.
If that large pipe was merely a conduit for services, the tradies will bore holes through the bottom plate, which has no structural…
Removing stickers from merbau screen
After using the oil on the wood to remove the sticker don't forget to clean it with softer cloth. The cloth you are gonna use to clear the sticker should also be soft.
Built in TV Units
There is no problem at all with putting your DVD/BD Player, STB, etc. behind closed doors, so long as you have adequate ventilation. A hole cutter to the rear panel will…
Jul 29, 2011 12:48 pm
We have a bathroom off our entrance hall. I don't mind the location of the bathroom, but hate the fact that you can look straight into it from the front door/ lounge room…
Goodneighbour fencing price
My fencing guy said it's best to put the fence post in first, then concrete, then put the fence up.
Jul 28, 2011 2:25 pm
Turning 4th bedroom into a bathroom
Sounds like you may need to consider an extension also.
I would think that if you can use the 4th BR as a study/spare room then it would be more beneficial to retain it…
Thank you all for your opinions. We have decided to get proper sound proof insulation in the internal walls of our theatre room & leave the other internal walls as is.
Jul 27, 2011 3:07 pm
online design website
Does anyone know of any good online room design websites? Preferably ones that let you choose wall colours from dulux etc and flooring that you can actually buy in…