Phone call from owner
We sold our house 12 months ago and were happy enough to have the new owners come in a couple of times to take a look around and size up rooms for furniture. I wouldn't…
Painters overspray all over tiles...
youre kidding! jeez thats just unbelievable!
anyhow the painters are going to clean up their mess they said
just simple drop sheet could have saved…
Apr 27, 2008 8:56 pm
Has anyone used Extend-a-home before?
thanks in advance.
Not building with Big M, so can't help you on their processes. Hopefully someone from this forum who has built or is currently building with them can…
M3tricon or Porter Davis?
I'm really in love with the Mercer 35 - Californian facade. That would be my first choice followed by the Jasper,…
Setbacks and council
Can you sign a conditional contract on it so that you don't lose the block?
That is, make the deal conditional on getting the letter from planning within 30 days or…
Stay away from or not, PM me
never lose sight of old tricks .... door knock!!
always do you leg work, and ask people in the area you are moving into, who they used…
3 or 6 month maintenance
i can only say word,
everything, everything, everything, everything, everything, everything, everything, everything, everything, everything, everything,…
May 02, 2008 10:32 pm
Contract terms clarification.
Hi, new to forum. I have a question with regard to the tern "commencement and price review date" as used in the HIA contract in Queensland. Is this the date that the…
May 04, 2008 11:52 pm
Sydney Home Show 2008 - Free Double Passes
I'd like to add my thanks for the tickets also. After my rude comments about my neighbours (but still deserved based on past experiences) our tickets were delivered on…
Or they could be for assisting plant growth!!!!!…
Looks great, and im sure you'll make it better!
my cousin recently renovated her home, and was told by a building supervisor that these are totally out dated now, especially as all homes are star rated now.…
May 08, 2008 12:27 am
Slabs?? Should they crumble?
This doesnt look like rain damage, it looks like something went wrong at the concrete company when they mixed the stuff - like forgot the cement or…
Carport -> Garage - Infills?
You may need council approval. I would speak to the council and provide the photos, as from the front it looks like a garage.
Mud Room - What The?
Kevin Brown wrote:
I'll look your hubby up on the grey pages, and send him a text message
What are Grey Pages?? …
The best way to go about it is to draw up roughly want you want to do with measurements and have a chat with a structural engineer.
You won't be able - if i'm reading…
I think the concept of green is great, just that the green you've used has too much yellow in it.
May 08, 2008 11:08 pm
Re-wiring & re-plumbing
Well we have had a building inspection done on the property that we will probably put an offer on on Sunday and the inspector recommends that the electrics…
Wooden panels on wall
Not too sure if the panels come painted. Im sure someone from Boral could give you some more info.
You read my mind! We…
Hey - we love questions here - it just all seems a bit cryptic at the moment.
Melbourne Home and Building Expo
the Mrs and I will be there on the friday, hope to learn a few things and open my eyes to others.. and if nothing else is gained from the experience and the trip to the…
Rendering the exterior of my new home
IMO, if I was building the house I would leave it brick. It's so maintence free and IMO, looks better. Depending on the product, the render should hold together for…
What would you do???
It's possible that the solicitor who handled your purchase has not advised the Body Corporate of the sale details. I'd contact the Body Corporate Manager and find out if…
I am trying really hard not to get too excited (but it is hard!!!)
I should hear back from the real estate re: setbacks/section 32 etc, then we…
I already know the regulations and information for my assignments.
Then why are you asking the same question three times?
House and Land Information
2. Buying the land from the developer prior to construction will mean that you pay a deposit on the land (usually 10% of the purchase price). The balance…
May 14, 2008 12:53 pm
So anyway where was I, yeah its all new, and so we get stuck in and after about an hour we have ripped out half the kitchen and its time for a cuppa.…
May 14, 2008 1:43 pm