I'm rather annoyed...missed it completely. Just too busy trying to dry out my life, feed the dryer, fold the baby clothes and re pack boxes
Mar 19, 2009 5:20 pm
Garage Floor(slab) cracks - serious?
As everyone else has mentioned, it's fine! As long as you can't get a key/dollar coin in it there is no structural issues.
It can occur for many reasons! I've got…
Estimating Building Costs - Advice Sought
We have an approved DA in Sydney for a mid-sized renovation. Since work has commenced my Wife is concerned the resulting living area won't be large enough. As…
has any body got any info regarding cemintel urbanform. we are looking to build with this product any infor would be great. product looks fantastic.
Mar 20, 2009 9:41 am
Level floors in old cottage
Mmm... doesn't look too bad.
Couple of places you might want to install some 'stirrups' and grout them.
Looks like the bathroom floor leaks
You should talk to a Master Builder. The house may need underpinning.
I have built with Simonds and have nothing good to say. It has been two years since we began our Simonds journey and they have been consistently second rate.
Builders - Colonial Building Company
They are one of our choices at the moment. Have you made contact with them yet? The service so far (we have not signed any contracts yet) has been great -…
Mar 23, 2009 4:07 pm
Costings for work/renos WA
First time poster. Long time lurker . Just wondering if anyone would be able to give me a rough estimate price wise on a couple of things I would like to do…
Mar 23, 2009 4:58 pm
Bargaining on construction house price
Its probably the biggest purchase you will make, so yes you do double think yourself.
And I have seen houses take their price into account with the FHOG taken off said…
HELP, is it too late?
Coral are pretty quick ive heard.
My sister started their process in january and signed contract about 5 weeks later. Its just the council taking a little…
New roofing product?
Apparently it's an asphalt product and is an upgrade in the vicinty of $10-$12K. It wasn't a very good job either....a section near one of the ridges was all wrinkly. …
When the builder says rocks......
From what I've heard that's exactly the sort of nightmare our block was before the developer started working on it clearing an area he expected would have been just right…
Melbourne Water Stormwater Drain
We bought a house over 3 years ago and have been basically planning some minor rennovations since then. We were all set to start building and then discover that we…
Excellent info Mike. Thanks for the response, exactly the sort of info I was looking for. I'll make some adjustments to the plan. Go 270 goings with a 30 overlap.
OK an observation...I don't now if it's necessarily a "problem".
Inner city block to me says narrow frontage and limited driveway space for parking...therefore if there…
Garage Conversion - building Regulations
Hi can anyone help.
We have currently put an offer in on a house here in Brisbane and one of the rooms is a converted garage, the garage is legal height, but what…
building on top of stumps
We were looking at adding an extra storey to our home, which was on stumps. This was going to include a master bedroom with ensuite, study and small sitting area. It was…
Mar 27, 2009 7:25 pm
is it sloping land with gravel and granite?
That I can't answer yet. Soil test is a couple of months away. Looking at the block it…
no it does not have a poilt light at all it is not that sort of system,do not worth as the system is working again luckily as no one had rang to fix it any way
Mar 28, 2009 3:00 pm
looking for a land esate
It sounds nice, but $550k would leave us nothing left for a house lol.
We love those areas from Mt Eliza south, but it's too far from DH's…
It may have been easier to do this during the build. But just look around in your local newspaper for some renderers.
Porter Davis vs Places Homes
I would rather build with PD than Places - though they are both owned by one company, PD has more history, popularity, range and inclusions. Its worth going with PD - I…
Mar 29, 2009 5:40 pm
PAVING - ON MORTAR OR SAND
Just another thought, why don't you go for a nice stenciled concrete instead, to avoid any of the above problems?
Porcelain Tile Grout color
The Espresso grout and the Mina Cementi Tiles match perfectly. They are both on the brownish-grey color. I might be able to take some pics…
Is now a good time ???
If your job is secure and can afford to build then go for it. Take advantage of the low interest rate.
Mar 31, 2009 12:31 am
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Who Builds the cheapest homes?
I'm in Melbourne, looking to building in Melton... am currently looking at Simonds... but I'm definitely open to any other "cheap" builders.... I'm looking to spend 260k…
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