Fence replaced, palings not vertical
The posts being half notched is not an issue, in fact its been a standard for some time to not notch them at all. The thought being water can sit in the notch and rot the post out.
Telstra t box?
It is a great thing that I stumbled upon this forum. I have been stranded in a similar dilemma ever since we moved to our new place. I guess we have to really sit down and…
Shed Contents Insurance
Some will do contents in storage, but must be designated storage facility, not just a shed on an existing property where you aren't currently residing.
Stale smell coming from soakwells
we have a considerable amount of standing water in the scrub between us and Nicholson Road. It's supposed to be a swale that drains to a POS and then drains away but the…
Another theater questions sorry
Thanks bpratt and AussieMark,
I told my husband and he's going to call our builder and have it changed to a solid door,this forums great
for picking up things you…
Land prices in Heartlands
I am a newly registered user here as I am considering purchasing a land at Heartlands estate and would like to hear from fellow new members who purchased a land…
Wet area flooring ?
In the bathrooms and laundry etc you should have good fall to all the floor wastes. At least 20mm for average sized bathrooms. Another reason why we used to step down the…
Must watch lol
Ha ha hope that wasn't any of you're or my rellies in the lawn mowing scene
Changing colour of trim on a brick home
We on a 12 year old orange/cream brick pioneer project home & would like to modernise by changing trim colours & maybe the door . Any suggestions on colours
Loan approval problem...please help
out of curiosiy, did you read the original thread that everyone responded to your initial scenario?
As Deluxes said, call the bank and ask them. But you will likley get…
Jul 25, 2014 2:30 pm
Jul 24, 2014 11:07 pm
I'm in Vic, but consumer affairs here told me to start counting the build time (230 days or whatever it was in my contract) from that day whether they actually started on…
Fence not on boundary
This happens more than people think....the 'nicest' way neighbours deal with it is; the point of where the post meets the fence paling should be the boundary. There is no…
Jul 23, 2014 8:26 pm
Natural Paint Brands?
I would love to hear whether you were happy with your Livos paints, as I also would like to use natural paints for my interiors and would live to hear any recomendations
Stone bench top question
They are usually made off site when the bench tops are cut at the manufacturer. Is it possible to provide the tap you like and ask the builder to get the company to cut…
I just came from Kwinana and now I and living in the upper class of Rockingham!!
Kwinana isn't all that great. we moved due to the…
Jul 21, 2014 7:10 pm
Repoint brick walls or paint?
The outer layer of the mortar becomes the weakest as the weather breaks it down. The inner layer while in some parts is probably relatively weak as well will probably…
What’s the point in data points?
If you already have or will soon get NBN, then it makes sense getting data points. Wifi is too slow.
It takes me about 20 seconds to download a full 1080p Youtube video.…
Minimum Eaves Length?
Hi, I'm wondering what the minimum length I can make eaves.
We are extending onto a Queenslander deck and are keen to keep as much view of the sky as possible.
Everyone come and visit us at the Sydney Home Buyer Show.
Use promotional code JIM to get half price tickets.
Come and hear me talk about how to do a building…
Weak water from meter
no, 12lpm was the standard flow apparently......my head hurts so i will trust ur word for it////
Retaining Wall under fence quote
Based on what my builder quoted me for a 20m x 600mm wall that price is actually pretty good. Sure you can probably do it yourself for $1000 or so in material but you…
Jul 16, 2014 9:24 pm
Hi All Homeoners,
just a quick post to let you know of a few small issues that have come up a number of times lately.
There are a number of threads that have…
Jan 01, 1970 11:00 am
Electrical fit out
For a project home, the Industry standard is usually very rough. There is cost incentive to use less cable by running cables the most direct route. Right angle runs uses…
Interesting point Bluesuede.
I've never heard of that before but as you say, worth pointing out.
Connecting Phone Cables
I know it was a lot of trouble to get the line 20 metres ...
But - the fibre optic is worth it.
Re land lines - many people just don't have them any more.
Painting A Brick House????
They would have painted it acrylic. Acrylic is plastic. IF anything, it will seal brick even better (not that they need to be)
Termites eat organic cellulose. ie wood and…