Seemed a relevant thread to re-open.....
I too am from UK doing an owner builder rennovation looking to do most of the building work myself (e.g. framing, flooring,…
Mar 04, 2010 1:09 pm
Renovations of a Strata Unit
I am looking for help in regards to getting a advice and quotes for renovations of a strata unit property. It relates to the rooftop which is on my title, I want to put…
Recommend me a painter (Perth, WA)
House going great! I'm not finding it easy to find the time to post or put up photos.
The tiling is about to start and I've just had the grano done in my garage
Guttering System Expenses
How much would it cost to get your guttering system renovated? Do you have any tips on how to keep it low-cost?
Heat Pump hot water system ? yes or no ?
Thanks for the comments. Looks like we won't be testing out how they go here, all the local suppliers regardless of brand steered us towards solar for our climate.
Storm Water Pit
The council have rejected my plans as I am trying to build my garage on a storm water pit. They said they have no issue me building on pipes just not the pit. My…
Mar 05, 2010 8:46 pm
North Facing Homes
Hi, The house we are in now is north facing. We built it 16yrs ago, Going by your plan yor main bedroom is north facing, We have three rooms at the front, lounge with eave…
Internet Service Provider
100gb/s = 4 gb DVD takes 1 minute or thereabouts.
I wonder if its worth it unless you run a server, intend to get TiVO should it ever come or similar "on demand" movie…
Outdoor fire place and materials
Thanks for that cherub. Great diagrams, I didn't realize they were so big. Seems like a lot of work and I'm not sure that I'm serious enough about my pizzas for that.
Tree Removal in Brisbane
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boundry regulations nz
I cannot help you, but I would think best bet will be the local Council. It seems that there are different rules for different councils, so think would be the…
What is your carpet preference??
I had carpet for a while in my old house which must of been plush - it had the characteristic you mention that tread marks, vacuuming lines etc stood out, always made it…
Mar 07, 2010 9:45 pm
Mar 07, 2010 6:08 pm
Kids Outdoor Play Areas
That's the one I was looking for Purple Butterfly! Thanks.
Found to-do-lists, Fairy Blue - that's the one that gave me the original idea. It's fantastic.
You can apply for an extension if there are reasonable reason for the delay.
If you contact your local council they have all that information. We picked up a couple of flyer sheets they had.
We are just going through the process now (fibreglass…
Balcony balustrade suggestions...
Yea thought so...I'm think I'm over the wires look at the moment anyway, and steering away from glass..maybe just a nice wood panel or similar..also need to redo a side…
Builder recoomendations please
Hi, unlike my project if you're building in a new estate you can build with pretty much any major volume builders.
I don't know anyone who built with them - in fact I…
Builder for Reno Recommendation?
Can anyone recommend a builder who works in the Fitzroy North area for a renovation to a Victorian terrace?
Yes - I know word of mouth is supposed to be the best, but the…
Mar 11, 2010 7:37 pm
Mar 12, 2010 10:34 am
Fire Regulations '10/30'
We applied for a planning permit in 2009 before the fire regulation 10/30 (clear Trees & shrubs 10 metres from house/ Clear shrubs 30 metres from house without a…
Mar 12, 2010 12:27 pm
Need to reselect bricks- help!!
I like Vic Blue best but I am biased. Blue Rio is nice too. The domino bricks would be nice too but not sue how it'll look with the windows.
Costs of reblocking and re pinning
I live in outer south-east melbourne, and i have a 13 square home.
I think i need to get either reblocking or repinning work done.
Does anybody know ballpark figures…
What colour to paint the fence???
I'm not sure I'd bother if you're planting in front anyway. Is it a standard paling fence or lap and cap? Do the neighbours have gardens yet? I know people who've been…
Hi all, not sure if this is the right place for this question?
I need to get a new zinc iron roof put on my place. However, because I live out of town I'm finding it…
Problem with Birds (Cockatiels)
I'm thinking that maybe you could start with some chicken wire, fashion up a cage yourself and place it over the evap cooler. If this doesn't deter them, maybe you need…
Asbestos in Eaves
The asbestos website put up by our local government says asbestos is likely in houses built prior to 1985.
Mar 15, 2010 7:20 pm
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