algernonBest Orientation - Sydney New Build
23 January 2017
Bearing in mind that these quotes are from custom builders, not project builders - including R 2.0 acoustic batts in virtually all internal walls in a double-storey house…
chrismarshall3Installing a fireplace into a brick wall - Possible?
22 January 2017
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shellbyElectrictians - getting power to the front of the block
21 January 2017
We did, we have had power put to the front next to our driveway, with a powerpoint and light. We did this as the meter box is on the small side of our land with a driveway…
bkbourgeoisHow was it working with a contractor?
19 January 2017
I'm doing a research assignment for a class project and I'm wondering if you could help me by answering this survey. It's short, 5 questions and is geared to people who…
deepsWalking in ceiling space of steel frame truss roof?
9 January 2017
What an absolute pain! Surely they need to make roofspaces trafficable for future work/maintenance etc.
qebtelHow to deal with substandard electrical work
3 January 2017
Simply unbelievable! It would have taken less time to glue some plywood down onto the ceiling gyprock to screw the lighten betten to, instead of what he did. Im not a…
tjbuRenovation - Is an early progress claim legal?
22 December 2016
Hi all, I'm more than half way through an extension with a builder. In the recent weeks, it's all becoming a bit tense due to poor workmanship delivered. So far we've…
jhiacewhere to buy hardware in Sydney, where the tradie goes
21 December 2016
Dulux Malay grey OR Western Myall? What's the difference?
wow i would llike to know as well. too many greays grays greys
arcachonHow flexible are the major home companies on materials?
19 December 2016
Doesn't necessarily have to be a boutique builder. You could take that design to many builders and ask if they have something similar that can be modified to suit. …
occxlr8edBathroom renovation + Addition: Preston Victoria
16 December 2016
I am looking to refresh a current main/ensuite bathroom, and also transform a current laundry into a second bathroom, and create a euro laundry or concealed laundry within…
building-expertTermite Barrier - how deep should the orange pipe be buried?
15 December 2016
It must have minimum of 75mm soil around
12 December 2016
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oldchippyHow to establish post heights with a laser level.
7 December 2016
Every post or stump must have 100-150mm of concrete under it. In your situation where you have a number of posts and you want the tops to all be level and you want to do…
First_Timer_RayRaised ceiling throughout or raked ceiling in open plan area
6 December 2016
We compromised and instead of having fully raked for the whole area, we have had drawings done for part raked (the alfresco and dining along the West side), then the rest…
building-expertEven simple dilapidation inspection can turn into drama!
4 December 2016
This week I was engaged for dilapidation inspection and report on a older dwelling that was next to major domestic development. Owners wisely decided that the condition of…
StoveyPainting pine wood fascias and bargeboards
4 December 2016
Am building a skillion roofed pine timber frame and hardie clad house on stumps in Augusta WA ...was wanting to know if the blue primed pine barge and fascia boards ( H3…
SteveHowCarport construction help (Getting Started)
3 December 2016
Sorry for the late reply. I got side tracked with another important task. Thanks everyone for responding and helpful advice. Just in the way of an update.......I…