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

Forum
General Discussion
Topics
Author
Replies
Views
Last Post
barry3108
barry3108
26 November 2010

renovation

renovation

Hi, We are looking at renovating a post war home in Brisbane. Can you pls recommend a builder who does renovation - reliable & reasonable.

0
226
barry3108
Nov 26, 2010 10:48 pm
just Erin
just Erin
27 November 2010

Wanting to mount your plasma/LCD to the wall?

Wanting to mount your plasma/LCD to the wall?
1, 2

Ok, it's been a year, and I finally need these brackets :lol: Trying to find one that's suitable for an LCD with 200mm x 200mm holes. All your product numbers have changed…

31
1846
just Erin
Nov 27, 2010 6:51 am
ms. shuttergirl
ms. shuttergirl
27 November 2010

good canberra builders

good canberra builders

Hi Peter, I have heard of Gold Ruby from a client of mine and her sister used them and was very happy. That's all I know. Where in Canberra will you be building?

1
636
ms. shuttergirl
Nov 27, 2010 1:41 pm
Victoria_g06
Victoria_g06
27 November 2010

A question about my roof renovation with new sarking fitted

A question about my roof renovation with new sarking fitted

hmmm, Also no expert but I know I had to request "Anti Pond Boarding" with my sarking ... I read it somewhere on the internet so I added it in... I believe the anti pond…

2
473
Victoria_g06
Nov 27, 2010 9:54 pm
Victoria_g06
Large
Large
28 November 2010

Development Application

Development Application

Generally - If a condition of consent has been made this means you have Development Consent - the result of a Development Application. In order to obtain a Construction…

2
509
Large
Nov 28, 2010 12:01 am
Large
Large
28 November 2010

Submitting plans before land is registered?

Submitting plans before land is registered?

In NSW a development application can be lodged on any land with the consent of the owner. If you had the owners consent for the owner of the un-subdivided land, you could…

2
283
Large
Nov 28, 2010 12:07 am
Tony20110
Tony20110
28 November 2010

Leaders in Renovating, Landscaping, Building etc

Leaders in Renovating, Landscaping, Building etc

I am in the process of getting a major reno done to my dwelling in the Nth Western 'burbs of Sydney. This maybe an intimidating experience for many as it was or is for us.…

0
199
Tony20110
Nov 28, 2010 1:16 pm
FrankWalker
FrankWalker
28 November 2010

Polished Concrete and Slab Heating

Polished Concrete and Slab Heating

Hi, Friends of ours have slab heating. They are in Wallan in Victoria. They run there heating for 6 ish months a year and last year there Electricity bill was in the…

8
903
FrankWalker
Nov 28, 2010 7:51 pm
barbw61
barbw61
28 November 2010

Telephone connection

Telephone connection

Thanks Lisanne, I've been trawling the internet trying to find the answer, but you've just provided it. Thanks again. Barb

2
307
barbw61
Nov 28, 2010 9:05 pm
FrankWalker
FrankWalker
29 November 2010

2nd Driveway Crossover + Small Lot Code = FAIL!

2nd Driveway Crossover + Small Lot Code = FAIL!

Sorry this is off topic but........ How or who would they enforce this..... It wouldn't be a council regulation just a covenant on the sale of the land? and that would…

7
1093
FrankWalker
Nov 29, 2010 11:40 am
Pugs
Pugs
29 November 2010

when must a certificate of electrical safety be issued?

when must a certificate of electrical safety be issued?

you need to obtain a TAC1 form from your data cabler to do with any network and Telephone cabling

1
257
Pugs
Nov 29, 2010 9:31 pm
Pugs
deeps
deeps
30 November 2010

Plastic Shed?

Plastic Shed?

Personally I would get the colour bond ones, as i'm sure they will last longer.. Plus you can hang things off the walls ;)

2
463
deeps
Nov 30, 2010 12:33 pm
juliaw
juliaw
30 November 2010

so I finally got the keys (with photos..)

so I finally got the keys (with photos..)

Hi Brydz Congrats on the new bub and going home even though there are a few challenges ahead of you. Your hedge is a varigated private pronounced iv not like private in…

19
1559
juliaw
Nov 30, 2010 4:05 pm
fredinver
fredinver
30 November 2010

Removable homes

Removable homes

I had some relocatables moved a few years ago and 6 mtr wide was the limit without special permits. Any of the transportable building makers should be able to tell you.…

3
333
fredinver
Nov 30, 2010 5:27 pm
Lan
Lan
30 November 2010

Effect of septic disposal on yard use?

Effect of septic disposal on yard use?

We have to deside soon as plans need to go to council before christmas can anyone help with..... Running costs they have experienced? (Plumbers and installers will tell us…

14
656
Lan
Nov 30, 2010 5:47 pm
coastal kim
coastal kim
1 December 2010

Concrete roof versus Colorbond Ultra roof

Concrete roof versus Colorbond Ultra roof

Hi, everyone. Building new home near the coast on a slight slope. House will have external concrete walls and slab floor and thinking of putting a concrete roof instead…

0
253
coastal kim
Dec 01, 2010 8:49 pm
kim.Beveridge
kim.Beveridge
2 December 2010

Beam span on a verandah

Beam span on a verandah

Hi Thanks for the feedback, I'll work out the best option is for me. Kim.

5
1024
kim.Beveridge
Dec 02, 2010 7:05 am
tim the toolman
tim the toolman
2 December 2010

Help anyone bought a 4 bedroom house on Eve estate.

Help anyone bought a 4 bedroom house on Eve estate.

This is the stupidest thing I have every heard as being in the industry I have seen valuer issues but they crop up well before finance unconditional approval, not at…

14
868
tim the toolman
Dec 02, 2010 10:45 am
barbw61
barbw61
2 December 2010

Feeling a bit flat

Feeling a bit flat

Thanks everyone for your input. I've had other dramas happen in the last 6 weeks, namely my dog dying and it's all getting tooooooo much. Hopefully the clouds will shift…

4
385
barbw61
Dec 02, 2010 3:03 pm
cspeech123
cspeech123
2 December 2010

Laminate or tile floorboard lookalike in WIR to match boards

Laminate or tile floorboard lookalike in WIR to match boards

Thanks, have had a look on line - would these be able to stick onto roughened painted concrete? I gather laminate is min 7mm and then whatever material is used to stick…

2
308
cspeech123
Dec 02, 2010 5:30 pm
Zarli
Zarli
2 December 2010

Perth - earwig invasion!

Perth - earwig invasion!
1, 2

Couldnt have said it better myself, Oceanus

25
1635
Zarli
Dec 02, 2010 6:28 pm
Zarli
ChrisL
ChrisL
2 December 2010

Removing a fire place

Removing a fire place

I have removed one, in my old place, about 4 years ago. It was a double-brick house, with floorboards. After removing the fireplace, I bricked up the cavity, rendered with…

3
1556
ChrisL
Dec 02, 2010 8:28 pm
Homedad
Homedad
2 December 2010

Platform Flooring

Platform Flooring

What's involved in removing a platform floor (plywood - approx 70 sq mtr) and replacing with 19mm hardwood flooring? Have considered nailing/glueing new flooring over…

0
162
Homedad
Dec 02, 2010 8:42 pm
donnam
donnam
2 December 2010

Desperately need help with facade colours- asap

Desperately need help with facade colours- asap
1, 2

Just thought I would let you know what we have tentatively come up with after the architects visit. We haven't confirmed a weatherboard colour yet- have 4 sample pots to…

22
1594
donnam
Dec 02, 2010 9:15 pm
Large
Large
2 December 2010

How to make a square elevation look good?

How to make a square elevation look good?

I need your input! Due to a number of site constraints, including; - Narrow Block (14front/38side) - Solar Orientation (long boundary almost East West) - Streetscape…

0
240
Large
Dec 02, 2010 9:51 pm
iceman316
iceman316
3 December 2010

25*25 size bathroon tiles in melbourne

25*25 size bathroon tiles in melbourne

Hi guys, I've been replacing few tiles in my bathroom. apparently they bit old school and the size is 25*25 CM. Just wondering if i can find this size of tiles anywhere…

0
134
iceman316
Dec 03, 2010 3:14 pm
Aiah
Aiah
3 December 2010

Soil tests states s class builders says no!

Soil tests states s class builders says no!

Builders local knowledge may be worth something, ive done houses next to each other, and one was an M site, the other was a P, both were the same material... exactly the…

8
1042
Aiah
Dec 03, 2010 5:18 pm
Aiah
Uncle Arfur
Uncle Arfur
4 December 2010

Mulch on side of freeway Officer

Mulch on side of freeway Officer

It sounds like you are in Victoria so I thought you could try Vic Roads.

1
437
Uncle Arfur
Dec 04, 2010 10:29 am
vgolfer
vgolfer
4 December 2010

Building a stud wall

Building a stud wall

Excellent, thanks chippy.

2
1563
vgolfer
Dec 04, 2010 8:24 pm
mydreamhom3
mydreamhom3
5 December 2010

West Australia Housing Centre?

West Australia Housing Centre?

hi everyone, thank you for posting. update: at the moment, there is no movement, not going to be building just yet. the house im in make me cry every time i get up the…

4
746
mydreamhom3
Dec 05, 2010 1:19 am
a.b.rose
a.b.rose
5 December 2010

Security Gate Openers

Security Gate Openers

Thanks DKP, that site definitly looks like it has what I need.

4
311
a.b.rose
Dec 05, 2010 11:19 am
freakychick
freakychick
5 December 2010

Perth - where to start to repair leaking roof on extension

Perth - where to start to repair leaking roof on extension

Hi Everyone! My Hubby and I are in the process of buying a house. Once we get through settlement, I need to locate someone to fix up an extension that was added to the…

0
215
freakychick
Dec 05, 2010 4:33 pm
freakychick
Helyn
Helyn
5 December 2010

Dunny at the bottom of the garden

Dunny at the bottom of the garden

There's a wee hole in the roof which..... I have nothing useful to say about repairing outside toilets but this seems hilarious. :shock: :lol:

1
237
Helyn
Dec 05, 2010 7:10 pm
Helyn
chrisandkate
chrisandkate
6 December 2010

NEW WATER PIPES

NEW WATER PIPES

The pipe from the main to the meter will be copper. The pipe from the meter to you house may be copper or plastic. Its about 50/50 the pipe from the point of entry of your…

3
297
chrisandkate
Dec 06, 2010 12:57 pm
davidhj
davidhj
6 December 2010

Curved wall and floor joins

Curved wall and floor joins

Hi, Am I right in thinking that you are trying to create a coved feature at the wall and floor junction. Somewhat like a cornice except at floor level. If so I have some…

1
275
davidhj
Dec 06, 2010 1:03 pm
26
6062
Deemaree
Dec 06, 2010 2:23 pm
Deemaree
terry&fi
terry&fi
6 December 2010

DIY light fitting

DIY light fitting

Hi.... Yes, what everyone else said. We are building the Clarendon Ballina 43 atm and we want to put ALOT of lighting in our new home but the prices are sooooo…

4
1075
terry&fi
Dec 06, 2010 3:20 pm
jonaldo
jonaldo
6 December 2010

my fence

my fence

Oh and also if anyone is interested. Stratco have a sale on at the moment. Colorbond panels for $75 @ 1.8m high. Does anyone know of any places where i could possibly…

5
629
jonaldo
Dec 06, 2010 7:40 pm
gabbybuild10
gabbybuild10
6 December 2010

Sewerage system on acreage

Sewerage system on acreage

http://www.wormfarm.com.au/ seems really good and low running costs. i wonder if anyone out there actually has one and can tell me how well it works?? ::study::

15
658
gabbybuild10
Dec 06, 2010 9:17 pm
Mr_T
Mr_T
7 December 2010

Help - need roof repairer in Melbourne (simple job)

Help - need roof repairer in Melbourne (simple job)

The front valley iron of my roof needs replacing - its causing a leak. Coghlan Roofing identified the cause and seem competent - but they might not be able to fix it till…

0
249
Mr_T
Dec 06, 2010 11:12 pm
Glennb
Glennb
5 January 2011

Ceiling Patching and Painting

Ceiling Patching and Painting

hey stratastruggler what id suggest for your holes in the ceiling depends on the size of them ... if they are the size of a fist or so you will have to place a backing…

2
878
Glennb
Jan 05, 2011 10:02 am
LeoAU
LeoAU
7 December 2010

Where do I buy an Australian cedar ( lookalike) garage door?

Where do I buy an Australian cedar ( lookalike) garage door?

>>Re Gryphon It's been 2 months since I installed their teak look panel door. The installers did a shonky job, scratched the door, installed too close to the brick works…

12
1944
LeoAU
Dec 07, 2010 1:52 pm
grinder
grinder
7 December 2010

DIY Floor sanding equipment

DIY Floor sanding equipment

I do not think you need a belt sander drum will do it fine if you use the right…

3
390
grinder
Dec 07, 2010 9:08 pm
grinder
Adam.M
Adam.M
8 December 2010

PCI advice pretty pretty please!!

PCI advice pretty pretty please!!

King willy is correct regarding the 'getting em back part'. The builder was reluctant to fix items at PCI let alone now. We still have half of the 3 month maintanence list…

7
691
Adam.M
Dec 08, 2010 8:11 am
ElliottBroom
ElliottBroom
8 December 2010

How subjective are surveyors reports?

How subjective are surveyors reports?

I have seen both the surveyors report and the architect's drawings. We're talking a bit less than a metre. Neighbour doesn't want to take the full "bit" which is…

3
244
ElliottBroom
Dec 08, 2010 10:05 am


Australia's largest home building and
renovation community
Homeone
About

Terms
Privacy
Professionals
Advertise
Contact Us

Follow homeone on FacebookFollow homeone on TwitterFollow homeone on Google+
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 - 2017