We hired one 24hrs =$180. The ground was probably a bit to wet for it. We may consider hiring it again but not sure.
Jul 25, 2010 12:17 am
I agree about the power Bills for sure, We turn ours off in Winter and notice a $300-400 drop a quarter. Although we did used to forget to put the spa cover on for a few…
Building Stages and Progress Payments
So I have recieved my invoice for the stage 3 payment now and have been advised that my SS likes to "reverse build" i.e. do internal walls prior to external... regardless…
Plantation Shutters Melbourne
Check out instyleblindsandshutters.com.au and another tiptopblinds.com.au and intoblinds.com.au, you can email them your plans and they will send you back a quote, seem to…
airless spray painter
A good one, thousands, but you can get cheap ones that won't do a great job. Where are you, I know of some places that hire this type of equipment in Melbourne
I've just done this (painted a paling fence), I didn't use primer but the first coat took twice as much paint as the second coat. You might find you save some money by…
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Gas Meter Installation?
In my case, I was told by the builder to call Origin to get the gas meter installed.
Didnt have to pay anything though.
Probably the buiilder already charged me for this.
Reno Floor Plan help
Hi Ikon I like what you have done, give it plenty of space, something to give serious consideration too. Thanks for taking the time to mock it up, very much appreciated.…
Renovation floorplans - your thoughts??
D@n - thanks so much. I like what you've done - just need to weight up losing the view in the kitchen/living, but I do like what you've done.
Izzehz - makes complete…
company for install crossover
malv, Piara Waters is quite a distance from Rockingham.
You should find plenty of tradies based in Canning Vale, Kenwick, Kelmscott... those sorts of 'industrial'…
Masonry sealant for rendered walls ?
If you go to a reputable render/plasterboard supplier they have a membrane/sealer that can be applied to the top of either the texture coat or fine base coat. It's…
Definitely try to seek out some homes built in the same brick & colour. We changed our mind when we had a look at a recently built home and realised that the light…
question on plastering and plasterboards
Its probably already painted now but you should have used some plaster glue to glue on on the studs. Nails or screws only really hold the plaster till the glue is dry.
Jun 25, 2010 3:33 pm
Matt's away for the next 2 weeks.
Telstra in the infinite wisdom were supposed to have my cable connected yesterday and the failed to turn up and connect me and after a call they now cant…
Why are you building/renovating/moving?
1.I fell pregnant with my now 11 year old, so the house was too small with 3 teenage kids (then) & a baby. Put up with it for a couple of years, but the house was no…
Structual Engineer Melb
as the topic says can anyone recommened a GOOD
structual engineer in melb? pref north suburbs
we had our heart set on place and did the build insp
and we found…
Builders final clean
We've not built a new home for ourselves yet but we rented a brand new one a couple of years ago and the entire house was covered in white dust, the dark grey carpets were…
Jun 28, 2010 3:32 pm
It's in the Loddon Shire... North/North West of Bendigo.
Apparently (hubby has only told me today) the section of land is part of a larger block. Hubs spoke to someone at…
My land loan problem
did you do subject to finance in the contract, if you did you should be fine to get out, if your didnt you need proper advice, ie legal advice, and not from a forum of…
Standard height for a wall light
Thank you for your replies.
I think a recessed light seems the way to go. House isn't finished yet. Just there is a light at 4th stair, at about eye height and it seems…
replacing a verandah on an old house
It is not neccesary to use framing brackets for this type of construction though alternatives are generally more labour intensive (such as checking out housings/rebates…
Smoke detector problems
Hold down the test button after you install the new batteries. this resets the alarm. Don't forget to do them all. Hard wired smoke alarms are usually also wired together…
Jun 30, 2010 11:36 am
That was a really nice breakdown for me Chris!
I will try sealing the pipe connection point and see what happens - have to wait for heavy downfall too.…
Jun 30, 2010 12:30 pm
custom bunk bed needed
Maybe check out Bunkers - think they have a website and deliver aus wide - lots of different shapes and designs
The ponds land
Hi, I am selling a registered block in The Ponds - 452 sq, 15.3 frontage, no easements on the rear of the block, easy building site. Great location - close to the…
Jun 30, 2010 10:34 pm
Another side fence colour decision...
Hi, fence looks fantastic.
I am looking at putting timber under my colorbond to keep the dogs in and was wondering what you used to hold the wood at the correct height…