Eave depth to let in winter sun.....
I built a styrene house about 7 years ago. The builder (independent) wanted to try it out and I was keen too. Only prob was when the roof went up the house had no eaves…
I have just bought a water pump for our water tank to supply a 400m2 home. I bought it online. They seemed very reasonable. Just waiting for it to arrive.
Oct 21, 2010 11:04 pm
Removing excess rubber sealant
Don't bother with proprietary potions to remove silicone residue, they don't work. Silicone is too inert once its gone off to be cleaned unless you use some really nasty…
Oct 22, 2010 10:01 am
Please post in the correct forum. It helps you and us.
hot water tank or continous flow
I know when my mum had continuous flow or instantaneous installed her gas bill was 33% less. You do need the larger size gas pipe (20mm?) to supply the gas so if it is…
We are in Qld and the guy I spoke to yesterday seems to think there will be no restrictions in taking the tree out, I think it is a fruit tree (mango maybe).
Going bonkers - cost to build custom home
Thanks for your thoughts, guys. I called Inform today and they seem to think it's doable, and the idea of a complete service, from start to finish is appealing. Will let…
Insulation in General
Hi, I'd like to know how I could apply insulation to the floors of a new multi-storey steel extension. Is there anywhere online where I could find detailed drawings…
Deadline for owner's works for OC
Thanks for this! Wow, only 6 weeks - I'm finding that just to figure out what is it that we need to do is going to take that long, let alone getting quotes and…
I think you will be please with the software i found it very easy to use.
Hahahah i know what you mean about our ladies, but on the other hand they seem to…
Jan 01, 1970 10:00 am
Aquarium on 1st Floor
the issues you will get if its not dried out is the timber could potentially swell & warp a little around that area as it dries itself out.. could also get a bit of mould…
I think to keep it open and fresh looking perhaps do it the same as the rest of the house. To have The colour flow through the house!
Oct 27, 2010 11:03 am
GPS points for property boundaries
^^ or 3 gps and triangulate the average...
Surveyors will traverse the boundary as they did here ( 280mtrs with a fall of 25 mtrs and a ship load of BIG trees)
The Ponds land valuations
I managed to get a valuation done through the bank and they came up with a value $5000 less than the purchase prices stating that they have reduced the probable $5000…
I (We) don't like our sales guy, but He's the one our builder (small builder/franchise owner) says we have to deal with for the most part leading up to the build.
Cost of building
There really are some terrible situations out there - it seems there is a body to protect builders, but nothing for us (except expensive lawyers!) Thanks for all your…
renovation post war home
I'm doing something very similar in Stafford Heights. Post war 3 bedroom.
We are not raising, but extending and removing internal walls.
The first thing I would…
Plain concrete driveway pricing
We have been getting quotes to get our driveway concreted in plain concrete.
We have been quoted around $4400 inc GST. This is for evething…
Dec 12, 2010 5:25 pm
Common DA amendment times
thought of that option; very tempting - but as our property/building is so small is will be easier to build the ground and first floor from scratch again. Also who knows…
Hi there! Has anyone used Wattyl Donkey 1/4 strength interior paint or Chino for exterior? Would love to see some pics!
you might want to give some further information on approximately where you are as there's no point in someone in a hugely different part of NSW suggesting a…
Negotiating Quote Price
the chance of getting the price lower is not good, however we have been offered extras like colourbond roof upgrade for free.
Oct 27, 2010 3:05 pm
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Oct 28, 2010 11:51 am
Land Shortage Tarneit
which land lot did you buy from the heartland?
i am going to pay 10% deposit this sunday for a land in…
Oct 29, 2010 7:22 am
Builder for extension
Thanks guys. chrisandkate, I will PM you, just in the early stages at the moment so I'll get back to you when we have things a little clearer
iknowboonie, being able to…
Oct 29, 2010 2:17 pm
Smoking inside new house
so what parts of work are you responsible for? you don't often hear of an owner being part of the physical building process... is your other half a tradie?
Building Dual Occupancy
Does not sound like a problem to me. You will need to check local council guidelines in their Development Control Plan (DCP).
Allow a services easement down to the rear…
Disadvantages in a corner block
The first house we bought was on a corner block and we lived there for 17 years. There were no disadvantages apart from the extra lawn maintenance...and that wasn't my worry
Rates for Fencing
but as my neighbour is demanding for the fence, I have to look into the details of fencing at this…
Seeking advice on NOISY neighbours
what would i do??
id put him out of HIS comfort zone if they dont wanna come to the party and show some respect.
he has gotta sleep sometime, right???
plenty of things…
Hi Forum Moderator,
I could't find a place to email you privately? I wanted to ask you if I could post some info about a research study i'm…
Oct 30, 2010 6:51 pm