Yes, it is possible to lodge a rear lane granny flat as a CDC if less than 50% is on the boundary, as you have pointed out. I am a postgraduate architect, and I…
Driveway car port / shade options?
Mods: Can you please amend my first post to. (IPhone auto correction gone mad)
Just thinking about a cantilever car port or similar for out the front of a new…
Reverse Brick Veneer
I can't answer your question re costs in Adelaide as I built as an owner builder in rural South Australia.
My house is solar passive with double brick in living areas …
Building Townhouses Melbourne bayside
Welcome to the forum
You might find this post useful
You will need an Architect & Engineer
Here's info on % Fees & Savings you might find useful that I've just…
Fence maintenance during construction
In my opinion depends on if area will likely be damaged again if repaired and also if damage will cause issue for neighbor esp with young kids or pets.
I spoke with…
Mar 23, 2017 12:16 am
Demo/Building a new garage
My insulated and lined 150m2 shed cost me about $50,000 to build but I did the gyprock and painting myself.
Healthy house / bedroom
Sure have a crack at Building something yourself, just ensure you have enough time on your hands to see it through, building something as an owner builder is a…
Mar 20, 2017 11:23 am
I painted my front door Rhubarb (a bright sophisticated shade of red)
It leads visitors directly to the main front door.
Costs for connecting services
Sorry I included the cost of a waste treatment plant , but since you have a sewer line near your boundary, Ill reduce that $10,000 to $4000 but without knowing the…
Pendents in bathroom ?
Has anyone had pendents put over a free standing bath ? A few electrical websites suggest they are able to convert to 12v and make fitting waterproof and then needs to be…
Anyone in Settlers Hill Mernda??
Hi loveguru, i know that is an old post but I just came across it today.
What stage in Settlers Hill did you buy in? we bought in 9B and are owner building
Mar 15, 2017 12:05 pm
Structural Engineer costs - custom build
A few of my clients have had issues with stormwater disposal of late
you might want to check the actual PS costs and charges
Reports should actually give you…
Removing lime mortar to reuse bricks
For anyone else looking to do the same, I ended up advertising on Gumtree and Airtasker.
Had a good response and a few people starting on Wednesday next week
Can anyone recommend a company in NSW that does custom letterbox faceplates (with your number & address on them with a postal slot) ??
What to consider before buying a house?
My sister in law and his husband are planning to buy a house and its their first time since they get married. They have been renting for a year and finally wants to own…
Tilers for 600 x600 Porcelaines tiles
Just wondering if you have an idea about how much does the tiler charge for the tiling 600x600 porcelain tiles .
Can you recommend any professional tilers as I…
Depends on the a whole number of factors, how busy the builder is, how much of the remaining pre construction stages (I.e clients selection etc) are required to be…
Rear fences height Query VIC
This is the first time i visit in this site.it include informations are new for me.i don't know more about this topic before reading this blog.now i got a clear idea about…
Great advice.i really like to read this blog.in my point of view this one is a great advice and informations.thanku so much for including this topic.its really very useful for me.
Can somebody tell me if Invisi-Gard security screens keep out mozzies?
Town Planning costs
Thanks Jason for your advice. Yes I will check out the full extent of reports.
LMI - house extension
Welcome to the forum
That is correct the banks aren't factoring potential property increased values.. here's why
1. Building costs are way too high
Mar 03, 2017 12:19 am
new home build price breakdown
Plastering seems way too high, as I had a 45 square house done with 4step cornice for a fraction of that, quality was excellent, your brick quotes would be easier if you…
Mar 02, 2017 9:10 pm
Noisy engineered wood floors
Yes there is underlay and there are the proper expansion gaps, they are only saying now after 4 years that expansion gaps at the doorways might help, this is the…
Mar 01, 2017 10:32 pm
Household Chores List
My wife cleans during weekend since its only her free time. From ceiling to floor, cabinets to chairs as long as our kids are sleeping.
Single story design for 25mtrs deep lot
Each estate can be different. You need to check the design guidelines if you have one for where your building. There's usually lots of rule you need to follow when…
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