First fire of the season happened today
Behind the house we are renting
The guy behind us was burning off some rubbish and went inside for a sleep, the fire spread…
Second Storey Floor Exposure
I don't know how long it can be exposed, but I would inspect the floor and if you are not happy with the condition it is in after being exposed I would be asking for it to…
Oct 25, 2009 9:28 pm
O oh bushfire!
Well that was fun
The fire was contained, then jumped, then contained...
Then back burning then a bit hot and smokey.
So evacs, then open,…
Oct 26, 2009 7:28 am
Thanks joles, i think they are the ones, they look different though. Thanks for that, I will check them out
Working on top of the ceiling
you dont have to get in the ceiling to do it, just pull the downlight fixture down from the ceiling, careful not to damage the ceiling or touch it as you cant clean…
Cheapest Gas in Melbourne ??
It depends where you are as Melbourne is broken down into different regions and they have different prices - take some time and ring around
Costs for getting a house designed???
Our architect is choosing all that stuff for us. After sitting down with the architects interior designer to give a brief (so they have an high leve understanding of what…
Renovations in Sutherland Shire Council
I was hoping that I might be able to find some H1ers who have done any 1st floor additions or extensions etc within the boundaries of the Sutherland Shire…
M3tr1con question - fees
jspitz - thanks for your reply. It makes me feel a little more at ease knowing that there shouldn't be any more unexpected surprises.
We've sorted it out (almost). We…
Another floor board question?
Thanks for advice. I no longer have faith the man doing my floors. Having troubles with him. In my thread "another renovating decision" I have had a bit of whinge about…
Oct 29, 2009 4:35 pm
Some great Ex-Display Items
does anyone know if there is anything like this in wa perth?. can they pm me with details. thanks. study:
Add on Ensuites?????
I was looking into this when I was thinking of putting an ensuite onto my previous house.
They are based in Queanbeyan (just outside Canberra).
Not sure if they have other…
Major Fencing Issues!
Thanks guys - update... We threatened them with consumer affairs, and... We went back to our builders! We put in a complaint with them and advised that we had booked…
hi hand2plough, sorry no help to you at all! But when I read your thread title I instantly imagined a naughty man in a trench coat standing outside…
Site cost with Carlise home
Which house are you building?
Have a peek at the Carlisle General Info thread for some good info on Carlisle in general.
In regards to your site costs.. this has been…
Questions about insurance....
Ooh good idea about the cover note Fif, thankyou
Good to know the builder foots all the insurance during the build. Lets hope no-one breaks an arm on the job…
Building a garage
Anyone else out there had a garage built recently? (To an existing house)
Very interested in knowing prices and good tradesmen!
Old house now for sale! ** SOLD **
I took a photo of the FOR SALE sign of course Going to take another one now it has its new sticker on it too.
Bugger about you having to…
Nov 02, 2009 1:38 pm
Appliances...is this a good deal???
Thanks for all the comments and I've only just been able to read them as I am now out of town visiting my mum in hospital. I had to make the decision by…
Building days have gone over
I'm glad everything has worked out for you Djelibeybi, after speaking to the CM I know that they are doing everything they can to finish it off asap and a top quality job.…
Nov 03, 2009 7:31 pm
Extra charges for items in contract plans?
I probably could have taken it further but I just wanted my house built. However, I did request a letter from the builder guaranteeing that there will be no further price…
Buy or Sell first
Finally it looks as though I've found a block that really suits...not much land available in my area and even new subdivisions are opening in small stages (to avoid land…
Rain Water Concrete Sump
I just build a concrete sump yesterday. I will post some photos when I get them. My sump is going to be used for my paving run off which is not good for the rainwater tank…
How much for building plans ?
No the guys doing the plans for us ( owner builders )
Verbal estimate around the $2000 mark maybe $2,500 including the energy rating.
Long story but I was talking to…
Polishing floors. Stages?
If there was any way you could move the walls and do the floor before u move in in Jan, id do it that way. Saves the hassel of moving all your…
But there are solid wood floors which are direct stick on the slab, therefore does not require the use of timber battens underneath…
Home Builder Nightmare
You probably won’t see too much praise on these forums for builders since most people come on here to complain, rather then say how great everything is. …
Nov 06, 2009 3:37 pm
Lawyer process settlement time
Does anyone know how long it really takes lawyers to get everything ready for settlement from when the land titles?
Assuming the bank is eager to settle ASAP.
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