Fence on new delelopment
G'day, we are about to build on a new development. Because we have young kids we want to erect a fence straight away. On our side boundary the…
benchtop & cabinet question
Hi MumofTwo29 ,
agree with you that this is a great site, I've just found this myself
To answer your question, yes I've done this recently to my bathroom. I had a…
Oct 11, 2010 1:31 pm
Glass splashbacks in bathrooms
Massively expensive for inside showers. We also compared acrylic splashbacks as well. For all four ensuites it was going to cost us close to $8k for acrylic. Stuck with…
Jan 03, 2011 10:09 am
Henley Lexington 993Q1
Hi, just wondering if anyone build Lexington 993 Q1 with Broadway facade?
were you able to opt in 2340 x 1200 front entry pivot door?
I was told my ceiling 2590mm is too…
Plumbing and Overflow relief Gully (ORG)
does anybody know whetrher the ORG can be placed on a sewer easement that is also right of way to another 3-4 households to take their garbage bins out for collection.…
Which bricks colour???
I like the off white a little more, the oatmeal is nice too.
However, would choose the oatmeal as can imagine the off white getting dirty easily and will look almost like…
i used weathertex as the exterior cladding when i renovated about 11 years ago ,am noticing now that i have several areas that are rotting or are going spongey,has anyone…
Before You Sign Off On A Plan
I am working with Coral Homes on alterations to the Stradbroke 279 to be sited on an acre in a valley to the west of my present home. I'm taking early retirement and want…
Weathertex or Hardiplank siding???
Thanks for this - we live on the coast and after speaking to a neighbour who has similar problems with rot in weathertex after 15 years, we decided on the hardiplank…
Best clear finish for timber ??
And are you worried about yellowing and darkening or not?
If not, solvent based is fine (but I wouldn't use it anyway, considering the options).
If yes, use water based…
I also experience that Farquire..That's why I research for some details that will help me on that matter.
After reading many articles and couples of videos, I found some…
Damaged induction cooktop
Ok this is what happened. I wrote a letter of complaint to Ilve, regarding the **** house packaging, blah, blah and told them that I will take…
Oct 24, 2011 11:52 am
we are thinking of doing something similar, although i was thinking maybe white tiles to break up the dark colours.
Be interested in knowing what you decide on!
Building with burbank
we made our first deposit to the sales person on 11 th jan 2010. we signed the contract on 5th march 2010. we had our colour selection on 16 th march. they…
Aug 26, 2010 8:48 pm
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Hello Are you building a house? Planning to build one?
Inspections and progress payments
If there is one thing I found during my build that I would have done before would have been an inspection at frame and final. Without a doubt the most important aspects…
Problems with mortar - opinions please
Two things here.
1.) The holes are a result of blow out from the blaster and occures when there might have been a chunk of sand that wasn't well mixed or mortar not…
Porcher toilets anyone have them?
Thanks to this site, I was able to get the lid off my Porcher Toilet cistern! I needed to look at the inlet valve as it was filling very slowly, or not at all, after a few…
New roof costs???
might be too late for you
we are having 222 m2 of new macquarie cement tiled roof for $10K
Hi All, I am planning at building at Devonia park and am utterly confussed by what all the builders are saying and how they contradict each other. I have currently…
friends of ours put up cork tiles as a pin board on a section of wall for this purpose
Thanks for all your help. I am so pleased I have found this forum - I am sure I will be seeking advice from those who have travelled the path before me again. Thanks again.
Aug 29, 2010 8:14 pm
Just been down to Bunnings and noticed someone returning a floor sander.
It was in the boot, getting it out was an effort - these things are heavy…
Unreliable Builders yet again!
Biff Costanza, who are you building with?
I have my fair share of sad stories about tradies. Am venturing into building my first home.
After reading the many…
It's a way to protect their overall margin if here are any costs outside of the contract. A bit more explanation and how the margin is calculated is found…
Aug 31, 2010 12:03 pm
E &S Trading warehouse trickster!
Yes the sale was worth it, they have them twice a year.
I picked up a miele steam oven for $1000 and a Liebherr fridge side by side for $4,500. This model is being…
The HORROR neighbour/s thread
mecha-wombat I had quite a few good laughs reading that!
I just wanted to offer some advice, especially regarding the dogs. You can never be…
Enclosing section of rear verandah
It would depend on your shire, check with the building section, there are factors to consider like the gas HWS needs ventilating and the toilet needs venting, check also…
good builders in Adelaide
Thank you Vanillabean for your response,We have started getting some prices from builders as well, went to a big one today and he was actually trying to get us to pull the…