Home
Pros
Forum
  • About
  • Join Community
  • Contact
Reply
WatchingStarredHistory
InboxSent
MembersPros
#Unanswered     #Active

Forum
General Discussion
Topics
Author
Replies
Views
Last Post
Melbournevic
Melbournevic
6 January

Fantastic beds

Fantastic beds

I bought the Bravo double bed 7 years ago for my teenager and he is still using it. No issue. https://www.fantasticfurniture.com.au/C ... LMK2PVCBRO The bed you are…

1
411
Melbournevic
Jan 06, 2019 8:16 pm
Toni69
Toni69
6 January

Concrete Feature walls

Concrete Feature walls

Any advice regarding indoor concrete feature walls we need advice regarding the color tone and the texture of it

0
298
Toni69
Jan 06, 2019 4:56 pm
aussieta
aussieta
5 January

Building pool near easement

Building pool near easement

i believe it is 1 metre and then you need to build a vertical concrete wall so if they need to excavate the pipe your pool wont collapse

2
447
aussieta
Jan 05, 2019 5:00 pm
aussieta
Matchlock
Matchlock
5 January

Is this an Asbestos fibro?

Is this an Asbestos fibro?

Thank you for your advice, I'll collect the sample and send it for testing

2
800
Matchlock
Jan 05, 2019 1:16 am

Hi. I have a lilly pilly hedge (not sure what variety) that is over 10years old. Some of the lilly pilly trunks and branches have grayish patches on them. The patches…

0
333
Rosepetal.
Jan 04, 2019 10:06 pm

$2.20 incl. GST 10,000 available bricks We are Ducan Trading PTY LTD -…

0
353
Ducan Trading
Jan 04, 2019 2:59 pm
Ducan Trading

$1.10 each incl. GST 50,000 available bricks We are Ducan Trading PTY LTD - secondhand building materials…

0
279
Ducan Trading
Jan 04, 2019 2:56 pm
Ducan Trading
Red Elk
Red Elk
4 January

Replacing aluminium Windows in 1968 house

Replacing aluminium Windows in 1968 house

We just bought a 1968 house in pretty much original condition. The aluminium sliding Windows are in very poor condition and we'll need to replace them with double glazing.…

0
233
Red Elk
Jan 04, 2019 2:09 pm
Mamz
Mamz
3 January

Question about regulations re window sizes

Question about regulations re window sizes

It's a good allocation of home space for us, as is the positioning of it next to the master, but thanks for your off-topic input.

5
2185
Mamz
Jan 03, 2019 10:56 pm
Mamz

More Lemons, he bought a Lemon

More Lemons, he bought a Lemon

Darbecca do Brisbane, have found them very good. Allinspect also very good.

7
1885
sweetswisssteel
Jan 03, 2019 1:53 am
chippy
chippy
3 January

Screen Door doesn't get closed fully

Screen Door doesn't get closed fully

Just try backing of the closer. On the end of the closer that attaches to the door is a screw. Try undoing it a quarter turn at a time. The more you undo it the harder…

2
707
chippy
Jan 03, 2019 1:18 am
chippy
joanwinnie
joanwinnie
2 January

Looking for 2 BHK apartment

Looking for 2 BHK apartment

<!--td {border: 1px solid #ccc;}br {mso-data-placement:same-cell;}-->I'm looking for accommodation near Toronto based private College. I got a as a…

0
295
joanwinnie
Jan 02, 2019 10:54 pm
alexp79
alexp79
2 January

EPS Foam and Rockote

EPS Foam and Rockote

Much cheaper option will be to blow in proper insulation into your frame. If you decide to proceed with EPS, ensure that EPS you are using does not contain any HBCD fire…

1
546
alexp79
Jan 02, 2019 6:11 pm

Brick finishing issue

Brick finishing issue

I can see acid pitting on your mortar and to me it looks like they used strong acid. White cement sets very hard and if it is left too long it is very hard to clean. Take…

2
932
building-expert
Jan 02, 2019 8:16 am
building-expert

Where this moisture coming from and how to fix it?

Where this moisture coming from and how to fix it?

From what you said and photo of the view through the window (and older style cornice) you have standard construction older home with eaves. Fascia and gutter are…

4
720
building-expert
Jan 02, 2019 7:41 am
building-expert
chippy
chippy
1 January

Repairing this reception desk

Repairing this reception desk

It looks like it's painted. You could probably take it to a cabinet maker or spray painter. The first thing is strengthening the damaged area then it can be filled and…

1
529
chippy
Jan 01, 2019 8:29 pm
chippy

KDNR Urban Edge/PD/Henley? Which is 'better'?

KDNR Urban Edge/PD/Henley? Which is 'better'?

Hi All, first of all Happy New Year! We are planning KDNR @ inner-east Melbourne and was hoping to hear your experience with either of these 3 builders which we have…

0
333
Yoshi and Peach
Jan 01, 2019 1:30 pm

We are Ducan Trading PTY LTD - Secondhand building materials We supply solid bricks, hardwood and oregon timber, roofing sheets, pavers, sliding doors, windows,..... All…

0
444
Ducan Trading
Dec 31, 2018 10:39 am
Ducan Trading
1
657
Gidgett
Dec 30, 2018 7:38 pm

We are DUCAN Trading PTY LTD - secondhand building materials supplier All of bricks from demolition…

0
526
Ducan Trading
Dec 29, 2018 2:40 pm
Ducan Trading
Novice21
Novice21
29 December 2018

Mildew - subfloor ventilation or something else?

Mildew - subfloor ventilation or something else?

Thank you. We used a company starting with R in Melbourne but they claimed that provided there is some kind of ventilation in the room (window) there is no building…

2
756
Novice21
Dec 29, 2018 9:32 am
Tabitha
Tabitha
27 December 2018

Asbestose

Asbestose

I just knocked down a post war house filled with asbestos including fake brick cladding which had asbestos. The whole knock down was about $17,000 I am in the outer…

2
811
Tabitha
Dec 27, 2018 9:57 pm
Mauromario
Mauromario
25 December 2018

Handover with defects.

Handover with defects.

Where abouts are you , contact private messege me and ill help you with Burbank I can show how to get Burbank attention. Thanks

1
818
Mauromario
Dec 25, 2018 11:58 am
Jmjm88
Jmjm88
23 December 2018

Eden Brae

Eden Brae

Oh by the way which design are you going with?

4
1085
Jmjm88
Dec 23, 2018 2:00 pm
iTool
iTool
22 December 2018

Insulating Garage Door

Insulating Garage Door

I'd guess so, given the use of the term "drywall" rather than plasterboard. I have a vague recollection that R values in NA are not comparable to R values here too, but I…

3
766
iTool
Dec 22, 2018 9:15 am
Melos
Melos
21 December 2018

Copyright infringement?

Copyright infringement?

If it’s a da they should be on councils website

3
1527
Melos
Dec 21, 2018 10:29 pm
Melos
Melos
19 December 2018

Approval dates

Approval dates

Exciting times. Good luck with the build process

1
500
Melos
Dec 19, 2018 4:48 pm
Mika.Ho
Mika.Ho
18 December 2018

Any furniture sale recommend?

Any furniture sale recommend?

So many year-end promotions come up recently:lol: Is there any promotion recommend? No ads, pls.

0
583
Mika.Ho
Dec 18, 2018 4:58 pm
Em Lo
Em Lo
17 December 2018

Quiet Step underlay or Regupol cork underlay

Quiet Step underlay or Regupol cork underlay

I have to decide what underlay to use under laminate flooring we plan to install in January. It is quite a task. We have a…

4
990
Em Lo
Dec 17, 2018 11:34 pm
1800
1800
17 December 2018

Maintenance/Service Easement

Maintenance/Service Easement

Hi All, I am wondering if anyone can knows how long the service easement is? looking to go through CDC The lot im looking at is 10m wide and 32m depth, Zero lot (all…

0
417
1800
Dec 17, 2018 9:47 pm
brandonsteven
brandonsteven
17 December 2018

I need Reviews for Interior Designer

I need Reviews for Interior Designer

I didn't know about Bean Bags Australia. But I know about ABI Interiors which provide services that you couldn’t imagine that your bathroom also could look remarkable…

1
660
brandonsteven
Dec 17, 2018 5:15 pm
brandonsteven
Tibby2018
Tibby2018
17 December 2018

Fairhaven homes

Fairhaven homes

Hello , Is anyone building with Fairhaven homes double story lluka . I would like to hear about your experience , any photos. Thanks in advance.

0
503
Tibby2018
Dec 17, 2018 9:42 am
Intellichoice
Intellichoice
14 December 2018

Who to choose?! In a pickle

Who to choose?! In a pickle

As per the previous-if you have already sunk cash-and a legal battle to get monies back seems a trial (no pun intended) then you could find a supervisor and do as an owner…

5
1328
Intellichoice
Dec 14, 2018 4:08 pm
Intellichoice
Sethor
Sethor
14 December 2018

Lock up payment

Lock up payment

Also note if your build is financed your bank will have a lock up valuation done when payment is requested.

6
1040
Sethor
Dec 14, 2018 1:46 pm
Melos
Melos
12 December 2018

Own build vs employ builder

Own build vs employ builder

Maybe you could approach the builder that retired and ask him to help project manage the build. I had a friend project manage a major Reno and it saved her a lot of money…

7
898
Melos
Dec 12, 2018 6:25 am
chippy
chippy
11 December 2018

Mirror installation

Mirror installation

Just use wall mates. Follow the directions and it will work a treat

1
680
chippy
Dec 11, 2018 9:15 pm
chippy
ohgosh
ohgosh
11 December 2018

Bought a 2yr old home, no p-trap in shower

Bought a 2yr old home, no p-trap in shower

Hi all, we recently bought a home which was built in 2016. There is a strong sewer smell coming from the ensuite shower, and after having a look I have realized that there…

0
558
ohgosh
Dec 11, 2018 12:19 pm
aussieta
aussieta
10 December 2018

extension and bal

extension and bal

Considering adding an extension to my 1986 home, we are in a bushfire overlay area if i build an exetension does the extension need to meet current bal levels does the…

0
375
aussieta
Dec 10, 2018 4:06 pm
aussieta
SejaeD
SejaeD
10 December 2018

Renovation advise

Renovation advise

have you found a builder yet? I have an awesome one if youre still looking

1
414
SejaeD
Dec 10, 2018 3:20 pm
bestspecials
bestspecials
10 December 2018

Coral homes garage door height

Coral homes garage door height

Our Coral home has the garage door height same as the front door, so without measuring, I would say 2.1m

3
554
bestspecials
Dec 10, 2018 2:38 pm
bestspecials
jimbob73
jimbob73
10 December 2018

Behind vinyl cladding

Behind vinyl cladding

Hi my house is 7 years old and has vinyl cladding, the other day l removed a piece of vinyl cladding to see what was behind, l was expecting there to be plastic sheeting…

0
350
jimbob73
Dec 10, 2018 8:16 am

Recently I was called to inspect a home recently purchased that had bad roof leaks and significant brickwork cracking and it was so bad that the home had to be vacated…

0
533
building-expert
Dec 07, 2018 10:05 am
building-expert
Liliana
Liliana
7 December 2018

wood rot holes veandah posts

wood rot holes veandah posts

Hi jimbob73 I just updated my thread on my woodrot problem. Have you got any pictures? In my case the woodrot needed to be removed and replaced with new wood. See my…

1
265
Liliana
Dec 07, 2018 10:02 am

Homeone Australian & New Zealand

Australia's largest home building and renovation
community with over 1.7 million posts

Home
Pros
Forum
Start a new topic
About
Join Community
Advertise
Contact Homeone
All comments made express the views and opinions of the author and not the Administrators, Support nor Homeone Australia & New Zealand
© Homeone Australia & New Zealand All Rights Reserved ‎2001 - 2019
Australia's largest home building and
renovation community
Homeone
About

Terms
Privacy

Follow homeone on FacebookFollow homeone on Twitter
All comments made express the views and opinions of the author and not the Administrators, Support nor Homeone Australia & New Zealand
© Homeone Australia & New Zealand All Rights Reserved ‎2001 - 2019