Bags of cement per cubic metre
Thanks for your prompt replies. Very helpful indeed.
I don't have a concrete mixer and I am happy to use muscle and a wheelbarrow which I have done before. This time I…
noisy aluminium fence
It's all just poles with horizontal rails to hold them and vertical poles in the ground about 1500mm apart. It is like a wobble board but a real rattle.
Are you building a "Mcmansion"?
Yes I guess we are.
In our suburb however our house would not be considered overly large as most are over 500sqm in living area.
In fact just down the road from us…
Dec 11, 2012 4:06 pm
expempt and complying development
Basically an excempt development ( normally something small like a pergola) or a complying development (a possible example may be a house replacing a house) doesn't need…
From experience we have 2 littlies and 2 teens - a kids zone is a must especially for the little ones and their toys so the idea of bedrooms and an attached activity area…
Yes developer did the retaining walls - that would be awesome if I could put the fence on top of the wall, otherwise awful unreachable weeds would grow if I had to leave a…
Is this a gully trap?
Thanks for the explanation chripark69. I think all of our storm water pipes feed into the Council's storm water system and the water is carried away.
Lead Paint Saftey- HELP!
While reading the online news I remembered this thread. Something else to bear in mind in this season when end-of-year parties and performances could perhaps involve…
Dry rot or not ?
better homes and gardens had a episode where they fixed a similar problem. I think the rob dude had some special pait which after cleaning as much…
no natural gas - heating????
We had the same question several months back when we started to build. Didn't know about the forum at that stage. So we had to just pick and hope for the best.…
built in Fish tank
i want one so bad, but the wife says no WAY!
she is a vet nurse and they have one at owrk it's a nightmare to keep clean all the time unless your an enthusiast
Renovation for Profit
Thanks Travelbug. I tried to contact the ATO for advice but was stopped because I could not provide an agent's number... bloody useless.
I have made one myself.
Got the idea from somewhere on the internet.
The screws cost me only a few $, a piece of rest timber and my time (all together around 6-8…
We haven't used Austral before but are going with them for our current build. As far as sandstocks, my tip is go look at the batches as they recommend, so you can order…
New gas hot water service :@
Thanks for that. Will keep looking around at all the available options. Have found an indoor continuous system by Rinnai. Will ask my plumber if the area occupied by my…
Part of the problem is the proliferation of these DIY programs on TV - The Block, Better Homes & Gardens, The Living Room etc etc where they do a deck or a kitchen reno…
Jan 01, 1970 11:00 am
we are very pleased with adenbrook homes and now up to frame the house is fantastic and looking forward to seeing it at lock up come jan.
here is a…
Pulling out of a contract of sale
Hi there. As others have stated the contract should hold the answers. I'd be surprised though if they can simply on sell without you having a reasonable chance to obtain…
Filling gaps to a shifting extension?
We have a brick house on a steep block with an extension on the downhill side.
Over the years, the extension has shifted, and has had to be lifted approximately 50mm.
Dec 29, 2012 11:57 am
Telstra Velocity ?
Will do. I've searched the net for packages - including all - but not much luck. It doesn't give a clear…
Caesarstone sink cutout
Hi J1burr, I have messaged you the contact details of a great stone mason I use. They are based in Brisbane but also have a factory in Melbourne.
Hope this helps.
What kitchen mixer do you recommend?
Update:- we have had our Hansa sink mixer changed again - the plumber said that it used to have a plastic insert which would swell when using hot water but now has a brass…