You also need to consider that volume builders have a maximum fall that they can build on. I think it is a maximum of maybe 2 to 3 meters. Any higher than that then the…
Jul 09, 2018 1:59 pm
Cool room panel question
I want to install a cool room panel wall between two brick walls (basically enclosing an alcove to make a store room outside).
The space is 3100 high and the panels come…
Bit of a time waster, but....
Display homes & Fake Interiors Renderings are now build within hours by computers
Unfortunately the Engineering & Costings are not always accurate always ask for Data and…
Overflow pipe too short
I'd have bought a complete hose - but an extension should be OK.
I just don't like additional "joins" - potential "leak" points.
Attached granny flat with new build
Hi, we are planning our build and would like to incorporate an attached (under the same roof) granny flat to rent out in the short term and house family in down the track…
Tribeca Homes Sydney north west area
We will soon be starting our construction with Tribeca Homes, and building as first time home buyers in North West Sydney, however, we haven’t been able to…
The important bits are the RGB values and the LRV value. These determine what shade and how deep the colour is.
Dulux Tranquil Retreat is…
Site Works and Preliminary Cost Estimates
Lol, cost of concrete itself creates a small difference.
E.g. if you have 30 m3 of concrete in your slab and you pay $300 per m3 (which is on a very high side in NSW),…
Side gate - dynabolt or chemset?
10mm anchor screws will hold better in hollow bricks.
Bore a hole half way through the post large enough to
fit a socket. buy some 100mmx10mm anchor bolts so
50mm is in…
Municipal Building surveyor or private
With only a warning letter being the case makes even more sense why my builder (a term I use loosely as the registered builder was never on site during my build) was so…
Jun 30, 2018 8:24 pm
Inclement weather delay claim
Read your contract, there is already allowance for inclement weather. Builder would have to prove that inclement weather was greater than allowed in the contract and that…
Slab heave is alive and well, watch out.
Yes. If it hadn't been for Metropolis going to the press about incorrectly installed multilayer gas pipes I would never have been able to get this problem rectified…
change over ducted heater
Is $2500 too much for a Bonaire rhino 320 change over including installation and remote control with 6 years warranty and compliance certificate
Jun 23, 2018 12:47 pm
help with old screen doors
Hi I am looking for some help with finding some vintage screen door hardware. I am making my doors out of reclaimed silky oak and would very much like to compliment them…
Jun 23, 2018 6:03 am
Internal Cracks, some guidance required
So it looks like you are sharing a slab with another house, are they having the same problems?
This looks to be your site in 2004 and 06.
Looks to be a…
Water mains pressure exceed 500 KpA
Didn't the plumber tell you that you had a valve or not?
It would be unusual for one to fail.
Just Google it so you can see what it looks like. They are invariably…
Offering an express payment
Personally I budgeted for a two year build, so I would wait for best trades and had time to find best quality with no compromises at much lower prices, for me it worked a…
Jun 22, 2018 1:08 pm
This is the projection.....
The issue is how to attach the bluestone to the underside, Builder isn’t sure how to fix it to the underside
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Jun 19, 2018 10:21 pm
Slab damage from excavator
I had precisely this happen when I built 20 years ago. I was not happy and complained to the builder. At the time I saw the damage the framer was there about to begin…
Help for translate building vocabulary
I'm a french estimator for a timber construction, i'm trying to translate my resume but i have some problems with the english bulding vocabulary.
If someone can…
Ha ha, made a mistake here once, gave the kitchen builder the fridge width and he made the cavity exactly that, needless to say we couldn't put our fridge there.
Jun 19, 2018 10:16 am
Hi Keen on these tiles from Beaumonts but they are 150 wide i need 200mm
Has anybody seen them somewhere in Sydney? I am talking about…
Hi, has anyone used the stone inspired scheme of di lorenzo with wisdom homes?
Jun 15, 2018 6:15 pm
Metricon Build - few upgrades advice
Cost of adding LED downlight was similar for me with another building company
Downlights in top floor where these is roof access may be cheaper to install later. Get a…
Jun 14, 2018 5:49 pm
unlikely you will find much assistance on this particular forum. i suggest you connect with cleaning contractors in your area and learn on the job while you start with…
Security screens installers
I'm looking at getting some security screens installed for the new place (exciting times . I've done some searching on net for the main ones in the market…