Converting roof space into attic
My regular sparky does work for Attic Ladders in Oakleigh. The specialise in roof space conversions. Might be worth a call.
Crimsafe vs Clearshield
I have bought Clearsheild I had to call them back to fix the front Security Screen Door as it wouldn't shut properly in the 1st year.
2 years later the front door won't…
Are these furniture items worth anything?
First one does look like solid wood which could be an antique, so check the inside drawers & see if it's just pine. Pine tallboys will sell good on ebay, but if it's an…
Builders are back
i was wondering when they would come back , now it makes me think i should go check on my house...who knows i could be just as lucky
happy new year
I'm currently building a new house and I've chosen the Sandstone Beige (400x400) tiles from Beaumont Tiles.
I'm tiling the Kitchen area, Family Room, Meals…
Forward-thinking! Excellent! I like to go out looking for things that I like before Christmas, then go back in January and see if they're on…
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Yellow pipe in backyard
It should have a concrete collar & grate that sits on the top of the cut with a (flange or rebate)
to stop the collar from slipping down/off.
My post/feedback isn't about any particular builder, but rather the kind of advice you'll receive in many online forums. While this forum seems different than many…
concrete path around the house............
Lex, concrete goes further so more forms, more distance to walk, push a barrow,
finished edges, control jointing, cutting mesh, plastic.
It is a LOT easier to pour a heap…
Looking for a Builder - Gem Homes
several years ago i built with a company called Gem Homes, they were based in Morris Road Hoppers Crossing in those days
i have done a web search & the…
short term rentals??
We had this problem last year, the gap ended up just under 4 weeks. We found an apartment rental in St Kilda on Stayz. and treated it like a long holiday.
Apr 02, 2010 10:16 pm
I have a block in Stage 5 which is currently being developed.
There are a couple of blocks on Eminence Bvd for sale in Stage 7 that is selling at the moment, but these…
Jan 11, 2010 9:34 am
RENOVATE OR BUY
We are considering moving to a larger property however we are reluctant to leave our much loved home. If we were to stay in our home we would like…
What to do?
you would have given some rights/authorities to change it whenever you want
GTI MKV here. Love it to bits! Yes, I was going to say we need to head to the VW forum...bahaha. I haven't been there in a while though.
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Home Content Insurance - QBE vs AAMI
I am with AAMI for car and home/contents. Haven't had any home/contents claims yet, but have had a number of car claims over the years and have…
A rant about dark roofs !
More deciduous tree's will make a huge difference regardless of roof colour. We lived in a house with a 60 year old oak tree on the Northern…
Running cables under a floating floor
I would appreciate any advice you could give, on running cables through a 2 bedroom apartment with rendered brick walls.
Need to have the following cables in different…
Jan 13, 2010 3:36 pm
False ceiling & downlights
Hey Nic S and Casa
Just spoke with the other half, Sparky... he suggests using fire rated fittings (they come with a heat guard) and if using regular globes, rather than…
Naming of estates/suburbs
We are building in The Ridge Estate. No prizes for guessing that it is named after the fact that it holds an elevated position and is on a…
Floating timber floors - Sydney
Can anyone offer advice or give a recommendation on where to purchase timber floating floors in Sydney? I have phoned two places this morning and the prices different…
Jan 14, 2010 9:30 am
Finding out House Numbers
Your local council will allocate the numbers. We even had ours changed within a day. We are on a corner block (duplex) and bother houses faced the other street so we got…
Heated coil flooring????
I have heating underneath my timber floor, I'm not sure what you mean by coil heating, what I have is water pipes attached to a hot water pump which is laid in the…
Colours to match Windspray roof
Thanks to both of you for your replies.
Buildingwithhamra I would love to take you up on the offer of seeing some pics of your home if it's not too much trouble... It's…
Room with large windows.
You shouldn't have much sun in that window then, unless it's some summer sun early or late in the day. Covering for the deck is another matter, and probably a good idea.
Jan 12, 2010 12:46 am
Domain 300 Plus by Perry Homes
I would get back all credits for included water tank, pump septic from Perrys and wait until after the build is complete to install your own (maybe just get underground…
Has anyone had any VCAT experiences?
Not too good with enforcing the payment of money but they may be good at getting building issued corrected.
If its a money issue get a ruling from them then use a debt…
Not successful with staining the chair
I have used some wattyl stain and laquer all in one, only needed to lightly sand the old desk and draw and then "painted" this stuff over it. Worked brilliant, saved loads…
Has anyone used sexy floors on this forum ? We are thinking of using the epoxy floor in our new house.
Any feed back would be appreiated.
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