Concreter and Paver in Adelaide
Hi, can somebody pass me the contact detail for the trades person in Adelaide for residential footing concrete and pavement? Thanks
Arrrgh, I need kitchen colour help.
luvlee, when we were doing our extension, I Googled images of designs I wanted to look at for ideas for the bathrooms and kitchen and even fireplace surround.
Located in frankston Victoria, my 1970ish built property has some serious structural issues with the roof. One side has dropped/sagged quite badly. I have an idea…
Bed facing ensuite door
Thank you for the further responses everyone, good to know it won't be an issue. Donnam I want to steal your sensor light idea too!
3 month maintenance - how picky can I be?
We have called PD to let them know the house leaks and they said earlier this week that its been fixed, well its raining tonight and its still leaking === and then you…
Council DA submissions
It took our council 3 weeks to even allocate it to an Officer.
Things started to happen quickly after this.
Good luck, its a frustrating process isnt it? Cant wait for…
Build Steps Post Lockup
Our builders definition of lockup was brickwork 75% done and all doors / windows in. It was in the HIA contract.
The specific steps will vary for every build. Just…
i,m so over my builder
i had a long chat on the phone to the superviser today and he assures me all will be fixed.he promises lockup any day now there just waiting for some villa board sheets to…
As far as I know there is no wiring upgrade, after all its no different from people putting one of those power boards at each socket.
I paid $105 each for quad sockets in 2006.
Using an Ipad during the Build
You can use it as a surreptitious VOICE RECORDER when conversing with the builder,
and use it against them later on when they start denying…
Extend, raise, or both?
dont know, but I would say it would be cheaper to just extend wouldnt it?
you could dig out the bottom to make it a taller space for you and have a theater or something…
solicitor for building contracts
1. there is a weather clause that states that weather can cause delays. It can be argued by the builder that if there was any rain on a…
Are pine internal stairs durable?
We've got internal stairs in our plans for our build, and are trying to save costs where possible. Pine would be the cheapest, and is what our builder has quoted, but…
Paying for Substandard Work?
No I would pay the price that I was quoted.
My key point is IF the the grano admits fault and says they'll fix it, then they should be given the opportunity to do so.
My deceased father in law has a garage full of useful tools, my mother in law is now selling the house and we are clearing out the garage.
There is a lot of useful…
Jan 01, 1970 11:00 am
Help with repainting
Looks like flicker has protected photos….
If you try this link it will help you to get your photos on the page.
I like to copy and past the photos into word so I can…
Deposits... i hate banks
Hi there, this is almost similar in our case. Our broker ensure us that we are only paying a 5% deposit for the land and home loan.…
Jul 05, 2011 3:51 pm
Draftsman/Designer $ per/hr
Don't stress. I'm paying 80k in architect fees. But I'm happy because I've saved money in other areas of the build because of the architects. Money well spent I think.
Just to finish off this thread. My SS has given me the green light. Just need to give him a week to clean up the yard. Thats fair.
Are they not…
New Flooring Product
Yeah its not the cheapest thing out thats for sure especially for Vinyl, but as you said it is low maintenance and looks great perfect for kids too. Thanks
Some of the prices at the Waterford estate, in Melton .. there was a feature on it , from last saturday's herald sun. .
$155k for a 400sqm ...
$165k for 448…
Timber floating Floors
We have them in our current home and have put them in our new one. We are about 3-4 weeks from moving in. We don't have small kids but do have 2 large ones (20's) who have…
How much to have floorboards sanded?
Try using this (from the Bona website):
Bona Refresher is a ready-to-use waterborne polyurethane based product designed for the on-going maintenance of…
You can always report it to the council as a bit of goodwill to your poor new neighbour. We had some really random stuff dumped in ours like an old water heater,…
Final Building Inspection
I used Kevin from new home inspections for my building inspection.
A friend also used his services and was really happy with the problems he picked up and his…
There a quite good display villages in Cranbourne. So you wont need to travel far. Being such a small block, you are going to be limited as to which designs you can put…
Rendering weatherboard - Extra questions
So have been thinking more about this option - just going over it in my mind.
So from a couple of the responses below - it seems you can either put blue board…
I like a well written letter of introduction. It should say more about you, who you are, why you are applying.
CVs are just an impersonal list of historic…
Jan 01, 1970 11:00 am
Cleaning internal walls
if its a newely painted surface and the paint hasn't had time to fade to a different share why not just get the paint colour, a touch up roller and paint over it. In my…
Fly Screen cutout for window winder.
Not sure what you are doing, a flyscreen on an awning window uses a skirt. This consists of a flat metal strip going between the sash and the winder for the width of…
we got hold of the investers for the house today and there asking the rental agents to evict him immediately so should be gone in a few…
DANGER - self igniting light globes
Thankfully all those units have been recalled now and none of the 124000 were sold outside US.
I guess at $1 - $1.50 each one shouldn't expect quality.