Home
Pros
Forum
  • About
  • Join Community
  • Contact
Reply
WatchingStarredHistory
InboxSent
MembersPros
#Unanswered     #Active

Forum
General Discussion
Topics
Author
Replies
Views
Last Post
Gustopher
Gustopher
23 June 2010

Renovation floorplans - your thoughts??

Renovation floorplans - your thoughts??

D@n - thanks so much. I like what you've done - just need to weight up losing the view in the kitchen/living, but I do like what you've done. Izzehz - makes complete…

10
653
Gustopher
Jun 23, 2010 2:17 pm
Huggy_B
Huggy_B
23 June 2010

Termite Protection with Blue frame

Termite Protection with Blue frame

I'd recommend against steel if you are in bushfire zones -…

18
2639
Huggy_B
Jun 23, 2010 4:51 pm
Huggy_B
Elizabeth
Elizabeth
23 June 2010

Snap poll: lower ceiling or have a discontinuous line?

Snap poll: lower ceiling or have a discontinuous line?

Thanks everyone. My partner came round to dropping the ceiling by 7cm so we have gone with that. He is under strict instructions to suck it up if he later decides it was…

4
317
Elizabeth
Jun 23, 2010 6:15 pm
Oceanus2
Oceanus2
23 June 2010

company for install crossover

company for install crossover

malv, Piara Waters is quite a distance from Rockingham. You should find plenty of tradies based in Canning Vale, Kenwick, Kelmscott... those sorts of 'industrial'…

3
214
Oceanus2
Jun 23, 2010 9:47 pm
Planned LScape
Planned LScape
23 June 2010

Masonry sealant for rendered walls ?

Masonry sealant for rendered walls ?

If you go to a reputable render/plasterboard supplier they have a membrane/sealer that can be applied to the top of either the texture coat or fine base coat. It's…

3
734
Planned LScape
Jun 23, 2010 9:49 pm
Planned LScape

Hi Definitely try to seek out some homes built in the same brick & colour. We changed our mind when we had a look at a recently built home and realised that the light…

3
965
Emohruo
Jun 23, 2010 9:59 pm
lowau
lowau
25 June 2010

question on plastering and plasterboards

question on plastering and plasterboards

Its probably already painted now but you should have used some plaster glue to glue on on the studs. Nails or screws only really hold the plaster till the glue is dry.

2
301
lowau
Jun 25, 2010 2:33 pm
mattwalker
mattwalker
25 June 2010

Matt's away for the next 2 weeks.

Matt's away for the next 2 weeks.

Hey guys, Telstra in the infinite wisdom were supposed to have my cable connected yesterday and the failed to turn up and connect me and after a call they now cant…

0
231
mattwalker
Jun 25, 2010 6:22 pm
mattwalker
kexkez
kexkez
25 June 2010

Boundary wall in WA, Limestone or rendered brick?

Boundary wall in WA, Limestone or rendered brick?

you are right huggyb silly me. I immediately thought retaining wall. If there is no retaining you could do the entire wall in internal bricks and then render it. This…

3
3291
kexkez
Jun 25, 2010 7:14 pm
kexkez
Nathan SteelFab
Nathan SteelFab
26 June 2010

Architect Woes

Architect Woes

Time to get a lawyer ddo.

9
1010
Nathan SteelFab
Jun 26, 2010 9:57 pm
Nathan SteelFab
Southies
Southies
27 June 2010

Why are you building/renovating/moving?

Why are you building/renovating/moving?
1, 2, 3

1.I fell pregnant with my now 11 year old, so the house was too small with 3 teenage kids (then) & a baby. Put up with it for a couple of years, but the house was no…

47
1816
Southies
Jun 27, 2010 2:00 pm
Southies
vikkie1978
vikkie1978
27 June 2010

Structual Engineer Melb

Structual Engineer Melb

hi guys as the topic says can anyone recommened a GOOD structual engineer in melb? pref north suburbs we had our heart set on place and did the build insp and we found…

0
154
vikkie1978
Jun 27, 2010 5:01 pm
rayray
rayray
27 June 2010

Facebricks Constrasting Darkness what should I do?

Facebricks Constrasting Darkness what should I do?

I'd say they are just wet bricks. Notice it is either the top brick & bottom courses. these are the ones that can soak water. Even the brick packs…

3
302
rayray
Jun 27, 2010 10:24 pm
MrsGreen
MrsGreen
27 June 2010

Builders final clean

Builders final clean

We've not built a new home for ourselves yet but we rented a brand new one a couple of years ago and the entire house was covered in white dust, the dark grey carpets were…

1
486
MrsGreen
Jun 27, 2010 11:36 pm
MrsGreen
MissVintage
MissVintage
28 June 2010

HOUSE SOLD - FURNITURE FOR SALE CHEAP - PERTH?

HOUSE SOLD - FURNITURE FOR SALE CHEAP - PERTH?
1, 2, 3

Opps - Brown lounge room Sold - the only thing left is the Bedroom???? :z: :z: :z: :z: YAY - less stuff to pack.

54
1820
MissVintage
Jun 28, 2010 12:49 pm
MissVintage
deb17
deb17
28 June 2010

Would you buy this house?(REAL EST PICS PG2) Help pls pg4!!

Would you buy this house?(REAL EST PICS PG2) Help pls pg4!!
1, 2, 3, 4, 5

Hi Sharee, I have noticed that you have your house listed with the Greensborough Office. We have just listed ours with Ray White Epping, Tony Lombardi, he is very good. …

89
4937
deb17
Jun 28, 2010 2:32 pm
Sparksta
Sparksta
28 June 2010

Land opportunity

Land opportunity

It's in the Loddon Shire... North/North West of Bendigo. Apparently (hubby has only told me today) the section of land is part of a larger block. Hubs spoke to someone at…

2
268
Sparksta
Jun 28, 2010 6:21 pm
elastic
elastic
28 June 2010

My land loan problem

My land loan problem

did you do subject to finance in the contract, if you did you should be fine to get out, if your didnt you need proper advice, ie legal advice, and not from a forum of…

3
479
elastic
Jun 28, 2010 7:36 pm
Bee
Bee
29 June 2010

Standard height for a wall light

Standard height for a wall light

Thank you for your replies. I think a recessed light seems the way to go. House isn't finished yet. Just there is a light at 4th stair, at about eye height and it seems…

3
612
Bee
Jun 29, 2010 9:09 pm
Dukekamaya
Dukekamaya
29 June 2010

replacing a verandah on an old house

replacing a verandah on an old house

It is not neccesary to use framing brackets for this type of construction though alternatives are generally more labour intensive (such as checking out housings/rebates…

1
464
Dukekamaya
Jun 29, 2010 10:29 pm
Dukekamaya
nrh157
nrh157
30 June 2010

Telstra Velocity Changes Possible

Telstra Velocity Changes Possible

Hi All, Just found this article which may effect home owners in Telstra Smart communities. Telstra Velocity faces uncertain…

0
149
nrh157
Jun 30, 2010 6:50 am
nrh157
kid81
kid81
30 June 2010

Smoke detector problems

Smoke detector problems

Hold down the test button after you install the new batteries. this resets the alarm. Don't forget to do them all. Hard wired smoke alarms are usually also wired together…

1
319
kid81
Jun 30, 2010 10:36 am
leng
leng
30 June 2010

plumbing headache

plumbing headache

Thanks again! That was a really nice breakdown for me Chris! I will try sealing the pipe connection point and see what happens - have to wait for heavy downfall too.…

5
547
leng
Jun 30, 2010 11:30 am
jimnsal
jimnsal
30 June 2010

Renovate or Sell?? Love some thoughts on my dilemma please.

Renovate or Sell?? Love some thoughts on my dilemma please.

1/4 acre land? boy I can't even imagine land size that big and its double my land :oops: If it was me, I would take up both Option 2 and 3, renovate your current home, then…

5
511
jimnsal
Jun 30, 2010 1:05 pm
jimnsal
mudtrilogy
mudtrilogy
30 June 2010

custom bunk bed needed

custom bunk bed needed

Maybe check out Bunkers - think they have a website and deliver aus wide - lots of different shapes and designs

3
1236
mudtrilogy
Jun 30, 2010 5:17 pm
s1234
s1234
30 June 2010

The ponds land

The ponds land

Hi, I am selling a registered block in The Ponds - 452 sq, 15.3 frontage, no easements on the rear of the block, easy building site. Great location - close to the…

0
221
s1234
Jun 30, 2010 9:34 pm
anwickes
anwickes
1 July 2010

Another side fence colour decision...

Another side fence colour decision...
1, 2

Hi, fence looks fantastic. :D I am looking at putting timber under my colorbond to keep the dogs in and was wondering what you used to hold the wood at the correct height…

24
2482
anwickes
Jul 01, 2010 4:10 am
MBBN
MBBN
1 July 2010

Occupation certificate

Occupation certificate

If you are building through a big builder, they will not let you move in without an OP.

3
360
MBBN
Jul 01, 2010 1:26 pm
ticketdog
ticketdog
1 July 2010

does anyone know this builder

does anyone know this builder

Housethis ......thats what the builder is called

4
562
ticketdog
Jul 01, 2010 8:49 pm
kek
kek
2 July 2010

M-51 on a title?

M-51 on a title?

There should be a legend somewhere. Our plan of subdivision had all sorts of indecipherable things on it, but there was a legend in the paperwork (a separate page, I think…

2
269
kek
Jul 02, 2010 8:19 am
kek
tjilpi
tjilpi
2 July 2010

Photo/ideas for built in low storage/cupboard in living area

Photo/ideas for built in low storage/cupboard in living area

Hi, to those who wanted a comparison of prices, I have got a quote from a cabinet maker for a built in bench unit 3500mm (length) * 950mm (height). Gloss cupboards and…

14
1898
tjilpi
Jul 02, 2010 12:46 pm
ECOECO
ECOECO
2 July 2010

Need help with roof reconditioning /replacement in Melbourne

Need help with roof reconditioning /replacement in Melbourne

Well I am ancient, but never had it done... but I would start here... http://www.google.com.au/search?aq=f&so ... +melbourne Jim's has a reputation to protect, so maybe…

2
201
ECOECO
Jul 02, 2010 4:30 pm
ECOECO
Casa2
Casa2
2 July 2010

to cement render or gyprock?

to cement render or gyprock?

If I had to go gyrock, then direct stick would be better than battens. However, I'm still a fan of render and that is what I'm getting.

8
761
Casa2
Jul 02, 2010 8:36 pm
ECOECO
ECOECO
3 July 2010

Advise sought

Advise sought

My wife and I have recently purchased a block of land in a coastal area in South Gippsland. We can't afford to build a house at the moment but we…

1
220
ECOECO
Jul 03, 2010 10:00 am
ECOECO
mcniks
mcniks
3 July 2010

Exposed aggrigate question

Exposed aggrigate question

We are having Daniel Robertson Hawthorn Black bricks for our house....they are a stunning brick ( and we are paying handsomely for the…

19
1017
mcniks
Jul 03, 2010 3:46 pm
sanda
sanda
3 July 2010

Fabric Protection for your furniture

Fabric Protection for your furniture

Thanks Michelle, does it work well? can you recommend a brand in particular? Thanks again

2
329
sanda
Jul 03, 2010 6:55 pm
melbmeg
melbmeg
4 July 2010

Rescode - set back question

Rescode - set back question

Thanks for the great advice guys. I suspect you're right - their carport will not count as a building but mine would! I will speak to the council tomorrow.

3
1139
melbmeg
Jul 04, 2010 10:30 pm
royalblue
royalblue
5 July 2010

Painting

Painting

Oh you are in WA with brick walls! :o BIG DIFFERENCE!! :roll: ITS ABOUT BLOODY TIME THAT H1 ADMIN PUT THEIR MONEY WHERE THERE MOUTH…

6
316
royalblue
Jul 05, 2010 10:30 am
borg
borg
5 July 2010

Waterproof paper for plans

Waterproof paper for plans

I got over this issue by printing many copies of plans. Always left spare copies in the car.

3
1726
borg
Jul 05, 2010 10:50 am
borg
Lex
Lex
5 July 2010

DA Application Delays - Baulkham Hill Council

DA Application Delays - Baulkham Hill Council

Have you contacted the Council? Ask to speak to the person/s who are in charge of evaluationg/approving dev apps for your area of the council - these guys should give you…

1
148
Lex
Jul 05, 2010 7:18 pm
Lex
Oceanus2
Oceanus2
6 July 2010

Building in WA - what's the wait?

Building in WA - what's the wait?

Way too many variables. Where, what, when & how? Is your land titled? How big is your house? How many days will it rain between now and when it's finished? How many public…

2
257
Oceanus2
Jul 06, 2010 12:13 am
SpArKLyStAr
SpArKLyStAr
6 July 2010

Who performs soil test?

Who performs soil test?

yep - wanted to know who was responsible for organising it.... thanks, you've answered my question :)

6
416
SpArKLyStAr
Jul 06, 2010 10:46 am
johnnyrie
johnnyrie
6 July 2010

Flourecent Globes

Flourecent Globes

Yeah, I found some good information…

3
263
johnnyrie
Jul 06, 2010 3:46 pm
dilla
dilla
6 July 2010

How much weight can a wall take?

How much weight can a wall take?

Thanks so much guys. One of them is 3kg, the other is 7kg spread over 3 pieces so I'm happy to get some hooks and put them in the walls now. ::lol::

4
570
dilla
Jul 06, 2010 6:40 pm
dilla
booney
booney
6 July 2010

gyprock costs

gyprock costs

Thanks, just want to make sure we're not getting ripped off.A series of problems ment we've had to get them to do a lot more than we wanted to.I know all about patience…

4
567
booney
Jul 06, 2010 8:54 pm
4
400
emilygirl
Jul 07, 2010 7:53 pm


Australia's largest home building and
renovation community
Homeone
About

Terms
Privacy

Follow homeone on FacebookFollow homeone on TwitterFollow homeone on Google+
All comments made express the views and opinions of the author and not the Administrators, Support nor Homeone Australia & New Zealand
© Homeone Australia & New Zealand All Rights Reserved ‎2001 - 2017