Shared Boundary Wall Damage
I'd be very surprised if your wall wasn't at least the width of a colourbond fence post (~50mm) inside your boundary. As for your neighbour saying they can do what they…
HIGH Electrical usage
I think that nigel01 is on the money.
There was a thread on Whirlpool a couple of years ago that was about the same problem and I am sure that the cause was also tracked…
No it's not efflorescence and it'll only make it worse if they are washed with hydrochloric again.
It's calcium staining otherwise know as white staining. …
Chipped brick on front of house.
Get the bricklayer to use an arbortech saw, cut out the brick and re brick it ASAP with the same sand using the same mortar mix ASAP.
Otherwise tell the builder that…
Anyone with glazed bricks?
Blue Steel Flash is my favourite. I love glazed bricks. I think of all the lovely Sydney inner western suburbs homes where I used to live that had verandas and front walls…
Exposure Grade Bricks ?
Your information is incorrect.
I'm assuming your brickies are laying an AS3700 M4 mortar mix. An ironed or rolled joint is a finished joint with the mortar fines brought…
Defective Roof Tiles
1) Upload your photos to an image hosting site like Photobucket.
2) Click on your photo that you want to post here.
3) Locate the IMG tag under "Share Links" on the right…
Metricon - Building process and timelines?
I am looking at buildings in Wollonging, NSW and looking at Metricon as an option? Has anyone build with them recently and would anyone recommend them, Thanks
I am planning to knockdown and rebuild my property. Our builder does not have any referrals to a recommended demolition.
I will be rebuilding in the Wantirna…
We did a big reno to a bingo hall in the Inner West about twenty five years ago that had a corrugated asbestos roof on it. There were a few cracks and the owners were…
I'd say half way would be just past lock up. Probably locked up and plastered as the fixing stage and completion seem to drag on.
Your build seems a long way behind and…
May 10, 2016 6:26 pm
Rubbish on vacant land
Mine croaked it recently,
My Acorn camera is also not long for this world. After more that 3 years out in the weather and sun the case is…
Short term rental
I suggest considering getting someone to manage it for you - I pay Ray White 5.5% to manage my investment property. Takes the stress out of it and mostly ensures good…
May 08, 2016 8:58 pm
Building a New Building
Please help me out.
I am new in this. I have recently thinking of building my first home - single storied.
We decided EBH and we were quite happy with…
WHat is this cement for?
It is not placed throughout the floor. just few parts of it. I dont know why. is it supposed to be like that?
Computer nook / Study size
I don't mean to offend anyone but I hate study nooks. We built an extra room for a home office/study in our place. Its 3.3x 3.4 in size. Computer desks get messy and it's…
Render advice needed
I think Colorbond Paperbark would be a closer match to River Gum Beige. You could then have your render in any colour since your bricks/garage combo is quite versatile. I…
Victoria Subdivision Titile Registration
I bought an off the plan townhouse on a block of 3 and currently waiting for the title to come through.
When checking the unit on landata, I can see everything…
Sliding doors on wardrobes?
We had some kind of glass with a light blue backing a bit like a glass splash back look. I would get that again or mirror instead of vinyl.
Aggregate on render
I am having trouble getting advice on exactly what to do via posting on here or via google search on the topic. I will give this process a wirl this week and post results.
Ceiling lining between rafters
My house under construction has a heavy timber frame and will have exposed rafters. I want to line between the rafters with a natural-looking product (yes I know most…
Which gutter colour?
The pictures you posted are very contemporary elevations with contemporary colours - so I think the contrasting gutter looks good in this situation. On my house, I went…
Best mortgage / loan rates
An update for anyone who is interested.
I spoke to a rep at loans.com.au who emailed me an offer of 3.99% with no ongoing fees. 4.01% comparison rate (due to initial…
Laundry Tub Help Please
My front loading washing machine is at the opposite end of the laundry from the sink with built in cupboards between.
A set of taps is installed within the broom cupboard…
Build and Rent... verse Moving in?
You could also rent it and live in it later for the PoPR requirements.
You definitely need to get some advice from an accountant too.
Apr 25, 2016 1:13 pm
Yeah is there any risk of it damaging? Can't imagine so? I use it for a lot of other stuff. I'm being careful because it's a matte caeserstone which is more…
Laminex vs. Flexipanel?
I've been getting some quotes for some custom floor to ceiling bookshelves recently and came across a decent quote. When probing a bit, I understood that the cabinet maker…
Apr 22, 2016 6:57 am
Artificial Flowers & Plants
To decorate your home and office garden, use artificial trees and plants. You can choose fake trees and plants for better homes and gardens decorating. You can find more…