Tile v's tin roof
I would suggest looking at the other houses in the street / area. In my view its important that your house doesnt look out of place or unusual in its surrounding. If all…
thanks guys, clarkes seem to have one at 380mm just was wondering if there was one which was narrower as am trying to fit a tub and washer into 1000mm
Someone burnt down the church on my new street over the weekend. I did hear sirens that night, but didn't know where they came from. They left the church hall standing…
Apr 20, 2009 10:47 pm
Toxic Chinese wallboard
Is that also a problem down in Australia? If so, then what do people charge for removal services?
Recently in America there is alot of work ripping this stuff out as it is…
I am building at Ivadale Lakes in Caloundra QLD an Australand Development.
I cant reccommend them highly enough. had no issues with them. Were very upfront and honest…
My new hallway table...
Oh and what I actually was going to say is ..... I saw some really cool wall things at Freedom. Like a big branch with leaves, but each leaf is actually a little mirror.…
Apr 21, 2009 9:12 pm
Ask the owner?
I wouldn't mind in the slightest if someone asked me the colours of my bricks / exterior. I would be flattered. We're doing our colour selections at the moment so have…
build contract and deposit
With PD and choice they've got some arrangement where we pay $2500 at contract signing instead of the 5%
However if you don't have the agreement, the Victorian HIA new…
On working in Australia
Part-time work with no work visa is illegal - Australia is pretty strict on visa requirements I'm afraid! Can't hurt to have a look at some job websites and approach a…
Rate / Water increases
because Sunshine Coast residents have responded positively to water restriction council is to reward us with a 14% increase to make up for the lost revenue. just waiting…
How many Stormwater pits should one have?
Just had a look at my contract of land sale, and for some silly reason the page that may show the easement and what is attached on my land is very tiny to workout what the…
Well I called my estate agent and asked them to see if the owner would do a $20 a week increase and their reply was No.
Oh and I had my figures wrong, I'm currently…
From 3 to 2 bedrooms. Your thoughts?
I think the problem is your market isnt even going to see the "amazing" backyard which makes up for the lack of a 3rd bedroom, as people tend to have the bedroom count as…
How do i go about repairing the bricks/mortar at the bottom of a fireplace. The mortar/bricks (1) have been damaged/fallen out over time. Is this a special…
Apr 23, 2009 8:44 pm
What happens to the 25 yr guarantee
Have a look at the policy for the insurance company that your home warranty insurance was taken out with. You will have to find their meaning…
Building Arena BK2 in Heathwood
Does anyone here building in Heathwood???? We are planning to build a Arena BK2 frpm verve range of Plantation homes. if anyone is building same in Heathwood or in…
Apr 24, 2009 3:17 pm
URGENT!!!! Colour values question.
Are you after the RGB values for the colours - is that what you mean?
Dulux has that on their site - just looked it up for you -…
I'm going to go against the mainstream here and say 4. It makes a nice, regular pattern that way. Gorgeous tiles too!
Apr 28, 2009 12:14 am
Good experience at Bunnings
Hi Colsy good to hear, that you got some good advice at Bunnnings, nothing worse than choosing paint colors
This is proberly getting off the topic but Comparing…
Apr 25, 2009 8:13 pm
I need to know if my quotes are good??
hey scoty take the best of three but make sure your getting apples for apples and all quotes are for exactly the same materials and quality. if you think they are too high…
Tiling in shower - URGENT Advice
Thanks Donuts - it looks good
I'm going to go and see the tiler on Monday to ask if he can go to atleast 2m, currently it is about 1.8m and DH is that tall, we didn't…
Apr 25, 2009 11:34 pm
lol just read date of this post
think i may be a tad late
Prime and provisional costs
Unfortunately what is fair and reasonable, doesn't seem to apply to the building industry in most cases.
Quite often its not cost effective to do things yourself,…
upgrade of stormwater to 100mm
normally builder/plumber supplier 90mm storm water. However because there is a 'future' driveway planned. They are upgrading to 100mm on yourbehalf so that it will be…
Apr 26, 2009 12:55 am
I guess there's nothing wrong with believing with Feng Shui or applying it to your homes or buildings, as long as it does not harm anybody and it would still look…
$1,200 for a custom made coffee table :S
holy cow i want a complete kitchen delux setting for those prices.
try fantastic furniture they have cheap pine ones around $70.00
buy some stain sand it back and stain…
Bath plumbing leaking - what to do?
MrT - this happened exactly the same in the newly built home we are renting. First time kiddies had a bath it poured straight down into the family room through a vent in…
Jul 21, 2009 2:38 pm
Apr 26, 2009 11:18 pm
your state BSA site will have factual information though
is the gateway…
I suppose you know if the Enduroshield has worked by now! Can you please give us some feedback so we know whether or not it's worth it?
Anyone else had any success with…