I dont know how you can tell before hand if they are a good tradesperson or not even if you ask to see prior work (the work may not even be theirs).
Ive employed blokes…
Jul 23, 2009 7:32 pm
Taubmans 'Athena' Paint
I am having such a hard time choosing a main paint colour for my internal walls. I am wanting something warm and neutral. I quite like 'Athena' by Taubmans and am…
Cutting internal concrete walls?
A decient chippie would be able to do the job. Or you could do it using an appropriate sized angle grinder/diamond blade. There will be lots of dust.
Hi again Brickie!
Thanks for that. So do you know of any bricks available in QLD that are the dark colour the whole way through?
Ecosafe Home Sewerage Treatment Plant
Has anybody used Ecosafe for HSTP? Just wondering what peple thnk of them and if they hit rock how did that affect the original quote??
Should I Build or Buy Established?
thanx for the heads up,
i have grabbed the floor plan and already got quotes for all the things that aren't included on the inside of the house, so the only thing i can't…
removing stains from blackbutt floor
Thanks for all your suggestions...I will be getting one of those magic erasers as soon as I get to the supermarket/bunnings.
The floor is beautiful
Custom Screen Doors
At a rough guess, using stainless one way mesh, and a triple point lock you will be looking around $7-800 installed.
American Barn House
Can anyone please help me we are building a Barn house to live in, in the country 12mx16m with 4x4 mezzaine floor. We are trying to work out the concrete slab details as…
Completion of extensions
Can anyone tell me, contract for extensions/renovations allows 14 weeks to completion. 1) from start of works? 2) since lock up no activity for nearly 3 weeks, say waiting…
Fencing and Land Developers
What I think some of you are overlooking is that the block next to ours, isn't newly developed or released land. Rather than selling the lots directly to the left of ours,…
I am in process of building a house in Pakistan. Temperature in summer upto 45 C - around 6 months. In winter, it is around zero . Does any one have any…
When does the lawyer figure in?
Thats your opinion and I do agree somewhat. However the past 5 properties good mates of mine have purchased all needed legal advice at some stage, whether it be…
Outer Metropolitan Ring Road Proposal
Ok it is going to be good for commuters but not so good for some people who will lose properties but at the end of the day this has been planned for longer than i have…
Jul 28, 2009 11:32 am
Good home insurance? Anyone have it?
We are with Westpac General Insurances and have found their coverage excellent. We have contents cover which allows us to cover all items all over the world - so a camera…
Jul 28, 2009 1:49 pm
Money back for garbage bins
Yep, we did that too. And when they give your bins back they are brand new - Bonus. Just remember to let them know before you need them.…
Polished staircase or NOT
We are in the final stages of our renovation, and I was wondering if anyone can tell me does floor sanding include polishing the staircase and the area that holds the…
We are considering building with Indigo homes, has anybody built with this company before and what were your experiences?
Thank you all.
Some info about acrylic render, please ??
From what I know and I am no expert, sand and cement render leaches salt, it will be patchy and need touching up more frequently.Eventually I will have my 43sq double…
Our council stated that you only need a structual engineer to process permits if you have structual differences that are outside the standard building regulations.
Jul 30, 2009 4:04 pm
Jul 30, 2009 10:32 pm
Good luck. Hope your DH is more handy than mine!
His attempt to replace a door was a huge debacle! We are now going to employ the services of a handy man to fix the…
Jan 01, 1970 10:00 am
Question regarding Air Con outside cables
it should be covered by either a metal or plastic cover, power would be in those wires and its just dangerous if not covered, are they actually finished with the fitting?…
FHOG and Share Accomodation
You may laugh about the dress code thing but after having the displeasure of getting home from uni (many years ago) to the sight of your naked…
Sharing fences with public reserves
Thanks for your advice. we thought we would try our luck with the people who sold us the land before checking with council and - believe it or not - they have agreed to…
Jul 31, 2009 10:58 pm
Aug 01, 2009 5:53 am
Roof insulation rebate
But it's not a new home, there are extensions which I know you cannot apply for but we replaced the whole asbestos roof.
My job was about 25square metres or so
that would work out about $625
and that would have been toooooo much for me
That's why I tried the DIY
I have not painted…