our next door (vacant land) is sold recently, but take 90 days to settle, the previous owner understandably didn't want to pay for the fence, directs us to…
Planning the Reno
Yeah it will be a big job, but we are hoping to break it up as much as possible but like i said the more i look at it the more it seems to be bigger chunks then expected.
Sep 18, 2009 8:51 am
My account has been hacked!!
Seems nothing has happened in a week so if you want we can spam each other's threads? Back to gold in no time.
Joking of course. Hope you regain your deserved…
Sep 19, 2009 6:04 pm
leveling then raising
Sort of need a little more info. If you are on stumps and have good access to these then leveling is not real expensive.
If you are on stumps that are hard to get at then…
Sep 19, 2009 6:20 pm
Fence post height
I'm going to be putting up a colorbond fence shortly, and have 90 sheets of 7' colorbond iron to use.
What height posts would I need for this, and how deep…
Sep 20, 2009 1:08 am
thats cool website. didnt even think about they do these stuff. great idea's
If I understand correctly, the issue is that you were expecting small attractive and bright halogen downlights, and instead got the big, ugly, energy-efficient kind that…
Upholstered Bed Frames
I was watching Better Homes & Gardens a few months back and the 2 interior designer chicks on there made one. They totally made the process look really easy (im sure its…
Pool tiles protectant?
Thanks for the replies.
I have used the 'standard' ceramic 60x60 mosaic tiles with Just-2-ezy adhesive and an off-white grout (with Uniprime additive)
I will check out…
Stainless Steel Splashbacks
If the splashback is for just behind the oven, you can buy them as standard pieces from Harvey Norman, Rick Hart etc. Ikea even have one .. I think from memory around…
My gyprock rock guy sucks!!! He gyprocked over an entire wall that I was going to have patched with render. One ceiling is inches lower than all of the rest. And the other…
draftsman for inner city terrace house
wondering if anyone might be able to help or point me in the right direction of a draftsman company that has experience dealing with inner city terrace…
Buying a house with no slab?
I'd be hoping the mudbricks are on strip footings.
But I'd be inclined to remove the soil against them inside and out
and reveal the footing.
There is no problem pouring…
That’s a hard one to answer with any certainty.
Was the original wall a polished finish? The rougher the texture of the render the more the glue will bite and probably…
Electric Tariff for Solar
Okay, connection for new build is easy!
When you Elect meter request goes in, your electrician will need send a work request into AGL (or whoever you want to retail you…
Double door fridge - is it roomy enough?
I used to have a side by side fridge/freezer when I lived in Europe and it was quite large (they do come in defferent sizes). It could easily fit 2 cases of beer on the…
Call Lake Maq council - they are nice and friendly. They will tell you over the phone what the minimum size a block can be in your local area. For instance where we are in…
Sep 24, 2009 8:22 am
Sep 24, 2009 11:23 am
Timber suppliers in Perth
I'm in the process of beginning my first renovation and I've found this delightful forum full of like minded people!
I'm wondering if anyone can give me some…
Anyone building in Lyndarum Estate!!!
I am new to this forum and found it very interesting. Currently we are building in Lyndarum(Epping) which is almost finished as it is upto final stage. Just…
I think she is referring to the fact that Stratco advertises in the mail and on those ads it says the price for colorbond in $70 somthing dollars…
ok we found they laid the slab in the incorrect position - it's 4 inches out....
we're going to get an independant building inspector.
Sep 25, 2009 2:03 pm
No ,no issues with the build .
It is just frustrating that litttle or no work is done week after week.
I have visited various forums and there is a lot of complaints…
Cheap Baltic Pine Floor boards
I had the same problem when I had to get some Kauri pine floorboards. I eventually ended up letting my fingers do the walking through the phone book - recycling places.…
Wallpaper feature walls, any pics?
Hi and thanks Kek for posting those gorgeous photos. It really is starting to confirm to me that I may do a wallpaper feature wall .. was looking at tiles before, but…
Bricking in process
Is it possible for you to post the picture of your bricks as we are doing our brick selection and bianca from boral is one of our choices. Not sure if thats…
Sep 26, 2009 3:19 pm
Skew Trap Pan
My clever builder placed the toilet floor drain too close to a side wall, can a skew trap pan be used to a floor outlet?
going up or going out - extension
We went up in our old house in Melbourne (brick veneer) because we had no backyard to extend out into.
The main extra costs, in my opinion, lie in…
Hiding an ugly A/C Unit
I think the best bet would be to check with the manufacturer as they will tell you how close etc you can get.
Perhaps a slat screen would be the go...
Personally I did…
Sep 26, 2009 11:31 pm
Looking forward to the most?
One thing I was looking forward to was a decent clothes line instead of the horrible, badly positioned wall line.
The thing was too small and rarely got any breeze where…
builder's emergency phone number
you are lucky you have a emergency number we did have that when we build we had the ss mobile that he never answered or turned it off and did answer messages left for him…