Feb 10, 2007 10:31 pm
To determine at what depth there is sufficient strength to support the foundations of your home.
Do I have to move out to raise house?
Hello, still bubbling with excitement after buying our first house. Just curious, if we move straight in, when we raise in the next year or two will we have to move our…
Concerns on foundation during drought
Just thinking about it logically (although I'm probably wrong!) you would think that a foundation laid during a dry period would move less than one laid when the ground is…
Fenceing and crossover prices in Melb
You migfht need to be a little more specific regarding sizes of the crossover. As for the fencing, you need to consider any damage the builders may do.
I found out the only criteria our shonky kitchen builder required was to pay his subscription and he was a member.
The Cabinet Makers Assn also ducked for cover when we…
More on Legal height
Kitchens & Bathrooms are classed as non habitable rooms & as such can have ceiling heights down to 2100mm
Feb 22, 2007 7:55 am
Has anyone used a lawyer?
Don't forget the simple rule of BBB - Beware of Barrister Bullshit!!
That is going on my list of best TLA's:)
Cost for first home buyers...
Hi (and this is my first post on this forum after lurking for a while, so g'day all!),
We bought our first house last year in sunny ol' Townsville, North Queensland.…
Feb 23, 2007 11:53 pm
Painting a new house
Hmmm, not sure about the cracks - is that for a solid brick home or with a frame, or doesn't it matter?
I do believe that builders will come back after a certain time…
Council should hold onto the plans for 10 years. After that, I'm pretty sure they are discarded. Shouldn't be a problem to get them from Council - check their website.
Feb 26, 2007 2:46 pm
Building company feedback
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I will make contact with the owner of this site and seek clarification for all concerned.
Please also note that when you create…
Making a water level
Thanks Terry and Casa
I have the idea now. It was as I expeced. My wife has slightly vision impaired, so I'll set up a mark for her to mark by and ways to hang it up…
If I purchased a newly built house in Victoria that stats its 5 star on the energy report, and its stated at that the council and on there plans and building plans…
Have had them in the BB register for a while but no reviews. Perhaps they are still quite new (given 2005 registration) and so not many people have built with…
Hi - Dont have too many answers for you. I know they have to provide access for an inspection arranged by you. As far as the responding to issues raised I would presume…
My wife and I are in the process of designing a major extension to our two bedroom highset house on the southside of Brisbane. This house will take us into our…
Land developer selling my land???
Thanks for the comments all. I just got a email reply from the land developer yesterday.
The person says that it is an old example just to give an estimate of the size…
Mar 08, 2007 9:12 pm
Pergola Timber advice
Other than using a steel column such as 90*90 square hollow section it is not easy to find a timber that won't crack or splinter to some degree.
Even within species there…
I don't think by the sound of it that there is that much difference between east and west in my experience .
Mar 15, 2007 10:29 am
developing our property
A 2 lot subdivision requires a planning application which involves meeting local planning requirements plus subdivision requirements
Basically you have to…
Grey water recycling
Thanks for this post PDU, I know it is a few months on, but since reading this I have been looking around at what is out there.
I thought that others may benefit from…
How to go about renovations?
My partner and I are considering buying a heritage listed home and renovating. But before we did so, I thought we might get some advice on this forum.
Paint Job A DISASTER!
Thanks - getting back to it on Wednesday. Maybe a day away from it will do some good.
House&Land Packages in Melbourne
Doesn't work with spaces in it either.
Does that work?
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Wood Floors&Decking or Tiles&Paving
Sounds like you are building just to sell?
Do you feel it needs the decking to finish the house off or would it just be something 'extra'?
We are almost at lock-up stage and so far everything has gone smoothly. It is a very exciting journey
Mar 23, 2007 3:33 pm
Not sure about Henley, but there were issues with the other company due to the postings of a couple of people. Without going into detail M xxxxn approaced the owners of…
You’re going to need a builder.
They may need to brace the brickwork, and then repair the mortar.
Good luck with it,
cost of liquid limestone driveway repairs
I need to repair a crack on the corner of my driveway which is liquid limestone.
It requires a maximum area of 1 metre sq to be cut out and a new section of limestone to…
Adrian, I have tried to answer your post question by question in the previous post, but it has appeared on the page as one long post. I'm sure you'll work out what I've…
Mar 27, 2007 6:31 am
hi, thanx for the replies.
the place is about 45 years old, i wouldn't be knocking anything down because of abestos cement sheeting being used in that era.
Mar 27, 2007 5:40 pm