Hot Water Service
This was the standard with Carlisle Homes:
Considering the spa is 300 litres…
Electrician charging $1000/day
I would think $1000 is excessive to replace existing light fittings and socket outlets with new ones.
Even if he supplied all the parts, if you're talking about…
Of course they're not artist impressions - they're all actually photographs of various rooms in my house, actually a selection of my property portfolio, I have various…
Mar 28, 2008 3:36 pm
The hills hoist in the backyard as a kid was superb as a merry go round. Especially standing on the top of it as someone else ran around with a rope tied…
Mar 28, 2008 8:53 pm
Approx Costs for Re-Painting
approx 3-3.5 K. we had single storey 3 br house done last easter.
cost in 2 storey can be more for staircase balustrades etc. woodwork takes longer. ceiling takes the…
Any lawyers here? "Contract" binding?
Well in answer to your question
I cant quite remember few things that need to happen for a contract to be binding (Its been so long since I did Contract Law an UNI) but a…
Mar 31, 2008 9:15 am
From Sydney to Perth
i had 2 giant clam shells brought down from far north quensland to perth when i constructed a private theme park there only cost $180 odd dollars
using toll road…
Apr 01, 2008 11:39 am
My patio faces east so it only gets the morning sun. My main concern is to block wind, rain is not really a problem as its infrequent here.
The pvc is guaranteed to…
Apr 01, 2008 12:54 pm
Good idea Al.
As you say - will it ever be found, who knows.
I always hand over the houses papers when I've sold.
Things like plans, irrigation pipe layouts,…
Outdoor Heating - what to use
Thanks Rod - what you listed there is exactly what we are after.. Not really sure on what sort of budget we would look at, but that seems pretty good..
Thanks for all…
Melbourne builder recommendations
We used extensions unlmited a few years back and found them to be really professional and reasonably priced.
Richard is the guy I would speak…
Trees blown over, who pays?
We had a similar issue a few years ago, large tree on the footpath, roots getting into our water pipes, we approached council about it being removed and offerred to pay…
Apr 03, 2008 7:57 pm
DIY House Builing?
In Vic if your an owner builder you must use registered building practtioners to carry out your work. If the sum is over $5000 inc materials.
Trades that require…
Driving directions..Help! :)
I went to Boral in Thomastown from Essendon a few weeks ago using the Western ring road and I think you simply turn left - very easy - you can't miss it.
We built with them 7yrs ago and never had a problem with them - either during construction or in the following years. In fact the house looked just as good 7yrs after it…
Apr 04, 2008 8:52 pm
Good Lawyer recommendations?
We did our practical completion inspection - did the list of items to be fixed, myself and my other half signed it and so did the site supervisor, they took their 10…
Help with window or door
I am renovated my house and need some advice or adding a window or door. I am about to put vinyl siding on the house (light brown) and adding grey shutters. I am also…
Apr 05, 2008 1:39 pm
Some useful links....new products
We looked at Realcrete too at the show, and i was ready to start measuring the garden to use them as parrallel stepping stones so to speak on the blind side of the house…
I recently got a quote for some roller shutters for my 3 front windows. 2 large windows are 1800mm x 1800mm and one small one is 1500mm x 600mm.
Looking for specific plasterer
hi am looking for a plaster called Craig Machin, he does fixing mostly but i think his company does fixing and setting. He worked with someone called Drago and and drago's…
Just bought some tools
I have the Bosch 18V cordless which comes with the 2 batteries. When working on the house putting holes in the frame for the speaker wires it was invaluable.
Notice that some of houses posted here are built with Hebel...
Didn't know anything about it so have a quick browse via Google....
Yeah, saving money came in to the calculations a bit for us too. If there was another advantage to the house not selling earlier, it's we don't have to pay rent for as…
Apr 14, 2008 9:02 am
When contemporary goes too far.....?
That first house looks awful to me. WAY too much going on. It reminds me of the new look McDonalds stores for some reason, just need the golden arches on the portico. And…
Apr 14, 2008 2:54 pm
hi haywgl, I think Altona North is great! When we were looking at land we were tossing up between Altona North and where we did end up buying.
(We ended up choosing…
ex Display Home Furniture
I went there a few weeks ago looking for furniture for our new house (six weeks to go!). We have absolutely no furniture as it's our first house as we've both lived at…
Apr 16, 2008 5:56 pm
See....water tanks are good for you...NOT!
Agree on the balance!
My father in law is a bit funny like that, he prefers to filter mains water but now that they have a rainwater tank he likes to drink that but it…
The link is very useful. Love it. I can see the new roads have been built.
Great job, Jazz.
Going to Home shows
Hey Judie, you might want to take advantage of this then:
Hope you have lots…
Golden Age Homes
Thanks for that Mek....
Hmm not exactly what i was hoping for, I thought they might pay closer to $30,000 - otherwise we can't justify the purchase of the land....oh…
How NOT to kill mould
Just a word of warning though....
Vinegar has been shown to be good at killing mould in porous surfaces. However there can be a trade-off.
If you regularly clean…
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