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 12:52 pm
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 9:48 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 9:14 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 1:03 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…
Cost Family room extension
We had a design concept done with the Archicentre last month, which included a cost esimate for 65sqm extension of between $2000 - 2500 psm in Adelaide for the building…
Sep 01, 2010 9:13 pm
Steel frame, brick work over windows
Re hanging TV on walls, my steel frame has noggins (roughly 1400mm above the slab). So, I just used construction glue to stick various piece of timber on top of the…
Garage Door & Tiles--Pls help
Hi Ami, which brand of door is this, as this sounds quite cheap. Do they use the same rollers? Also is the jasper door new and do they refund the…
Feedback Indigo v's Perry Homes QLD
Im curious to hear about peoples experiences with Perry Homes or Indigo Homes in QLD. Cost effectiveness and service and any issues you may have had or good experiences.…
laundry design ideas
Why don't you put the door to the garage on the left hand side where the wm is (near the back door). That way you have 2 walls.
As you'll have…
Sep 02, 2010 6:59 pm
New way of keeping track of your build..
I've noticed the timeframes for nearmap have been blowing out recently, they are certainly not updating all areas monthly like they claimed when they first launched. …
Carpentry / cabinet building forum??
We are kind of competing forums but we also have a good relationship with the woodwork forum I guess we each cater to different things and in the end our forums…
Defects list - what is acceptable
Sorry to hear of your hassles candice.novak, hope it all works out.
Buy a quality spirit level 1200mm and a straight edge 2000 mm, check the…
Don't be too disheartened. The grout is unlikely to go missing now, even though theoretically you may be able to scrape it out. To be honest, I've never heard of a soft…
Who did you first meet in Homeone?
The only Homeoner I've met so far is mattwalker. It wasn't purely a social visit (bought some outdoor speakers from *free plug* Selby Acoustics)…
Sep 03, 2010 1:50 pm