Is 25mm Structural ply ok for attaching to existing fence?
Hi there, any help/opinions/suggestions appreciated: We have incredibly noisy neighbours on two sides of our property. We have been advised that the acoustic fix would…
Structural question - new garage and Two storey
I think she means brick piers Leonardo_23 as a lot of older homes are ( around here anyway ). Not impossible to work around but can be tricky to get right. Stewie
is it okay-some nails are not properly nailed to the joist?
It is not good workmanship, but if another nail is driven home correctly alongside the faulty one, then it doesn't matter at all
Building a house Port Macquarie - recommended builders
We have just started our build with Brandon Calder in Port Macquarie
Downstairs lounge/bed, do we need a fourth bedroom?
I'd go for the flexible room downstairs with the shower to the powder room. Think about what would happen if you injured yourself & couldn't walk up the stairs! Happened…
Plumbing was in wrong spot, Is this repair up to standard ?
Yeh unfortunately they say there's still a fair bit to go and have said that we are looking at a completed date of sometime in Feb next year
Qld Warning!? Black carpet looking thing under laundry roof
I'd be more worried about the dod-gy light fitting. If you really are concerned about what it is, and I think Stewie is right that it is a bitumeous type product, get…
Exciting Day Today, But Not Sure About This Change
Very pleasantly surprised with the quote. The only extras were the siteworks which we knew would happen and even those were reasonable. We were sent home with the plans…
Boral Blackheath: UPDATE 7: Page 5 - Clean bricks
Thanks so much for the information. I love the Blackheath and don't expect anything to be perfect. I was wondering the same as you mentioned - that mostly an…
Neighbour Unhappy - Building close to boundary
I recall that one of the reasons to seek neighbour acceptance for boundary walls is that the builders ask for permission to access across the boundary to actually build…
3 month old house, many cracks on cornices. Is it normal?
I would put this in writing with supporting photo evidence & request that they inspect & monitor the house for movement. You need to advise IN WRITING & keep diary notes…
New estate (not on google maps) Mail/Post question
i was the only house in the street and postie left mail on doorstep as i didnt even have a letterbox yet after a few weeks they left a note saying if i didn't get a…
is this damage of timber joist acceptable?
That's pretty normal and won't be a problem. It's more annoying for the carpenter than anything because he either has to clean out the groove or put it aside to use as an…
Shower bases will be bedded - what that means?
You can indeed. You put in a smaller height floor joist to that section and then pack it up on site so that the finished level is the same as the remaining floors once…
*Experience w/ Montgomery even if you chose NOT to build*
I've sent you a PM. Let me know if you don't get it as they seem to sit in the Outbox for ages.
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