Mar 06, 2022 9:08 pm
Custom vanity depth
Hi Echo2k3. Yes me too. It's misleading in my opinion. Thanks for sharing the pic! I would prefer recessed basins but it's a no-go for us unfortunately.
It could be the acid used to clean the brick has sat at the base.
Put a bead of silicon around base to reduce further erosion.
KDR Melbourne East
Hi Prash and HomeMelbourne
I am looking to KDR in the east. Curious to know who you ended up building with and which design. Also want to know about the site cost that…
Mar 01, 2022 9:40 pm
Hi Guys, I am building a new house and my driveway is also bit steep. Should I be too worry about it Or is it Ok? Please suggest as my builder is not making a driveway I…
Can somebody please explain the side setback law and its implications to having…
Can this easement affect my house build?
Normally there is council boundary set-back requirements too and if the setback requirement is more than the 0.9m wide easement, I don't see how the easement can…
Site Scrape Options
You will need to get in contact with council to get the LPOD Report. Some council requires you to pay to get this report.
If the LPOD is to the road, then most likely you…
Our home construction finally commences!
Has your house construction completed and moved in? We are trying to choose between Grey Gum and Silver Birch ourselves and was wondering if we can see a few…
Feb 21, 2022 12:50 pm
Mannum septic and footings
I have recently purchased a few acres at Mannum in South Australia and have a meeting with River Gum our builder this week.
I have talked to a few neighbours…
Hi Trina09 just seen your post and was wondering if you built with Biscotti? We are also on Tas and ordered Biscotti from what we were shown in the tiny…
Feb 18, 2022 1:06 pm
If that was me id write a letter to him for breaching duty of of completing a house with no defects you must pull your breach first and hire a good lawyer, unfortunately…
Not sure is timber floors will be to overpowering with the timber ceiling. Thinking of other ideas such as concrete style grey or terrazzo tiling.
Electrical power usage monitor
Have to shell out $399 for EdgeConX energy monitor. If you are living in Victoria, you can get Emerald EMS (also offering the same features) for free under the VEU program.
Be methodical and logical. Set out the story step by step, with one point per paragraph only. Back each item with documentary evidence.
Read back through it when you're…
Feb 15, 2022 9:18 am
Termite barrier and inspections
It would certainly pay to get a pest company out to check for termites and protect for them, by time you see any termite damage on the outside it's usually more extent on…
Off the plan
It's a tough one, I'm not sure where you are located, but in Perth here a lot of builders are passing on massive increases even part way through the build an according to…
Ok thats great thank you, would the mean as i have the bottom half being built with bricks etc to hold and internal beam I could continue to go up with Brick veneer, no…
Feb 09, 2022 12:37 pm
Uneven concrete slab!
Instead of going down the self leveling road you could build a platform for it out of timber and decking boards and level the platform. That's what I did. It gets the shed…
Builder refuses to rectify defects
Follow the disputes procedure in your contract exactly and let your builder know you will be sharing a factual and balanced account of your experience of them widely on…
Colorbond fencing how to angle
The fences I've installed have slightly different posts than yours in that they have an angle on the corners that give you enough flat area to put them edge to…
100% agree with this, a nice render over it and lots of green leafy plants in the garden bed would be the simplest option that would look really nice.
Feb 06, 2022 3:56 pm
We had to take our ceiling vent down to fix a leak and now we can't get it back up. The clips are double spring loaded and don't seem to go back very in and because…
Hi, a noob question here to which I think I know the answer but need someone to confirm. I’m buying this lot 50. The developers are doing the sandstone retaining walls…
Lounge Room Reno
you could do it either way, but if you tile first you risk getting paint on your tiles which to me would be harder to clean then some tile dust on…
List of cost
Hi I just saw your post.
I used to run Metricon's townhouse business in NSW and I am currently developing 34 townhouses in Schofields NSW ( so I have a little bit of…
Feb 03, 2022 2:40 pm
There are quite a few variations
Concrete starts around $30K