New front door - mould growth
I think the manufacturer should be responsible for this. We are also a distributor, but all are warranted. These errors, we all handle for customers, if it's serious, we…
Found old stormwater pipe - what to do?
That's my reason for trying to understand a bit more about it. Ideally the pipe isn't actually in use anymore and I can rip it up. Agree it's not ideal to plant over it if…
Feb 04, 2019 3:44 pm
Insulating 3 car garage/shed
Here is a link to a pretty detailed video on insulating a garage, in Melbourne. Spray foam combined with conventional batts.
Dec 03, 2018 11:17 am
valuation too low
It is sad that you had already paid deposit. If yoi had not paid maybe you would have better situation now
Spectrum homes Queensland
As another dissatisfied customer who has talked with staff all the way up to Tony the manager, I doubt you could be any help.
We've got vinyl planks in our kitchen/family room. Ours has a bit of texture on it to try to stop the dogs slipping and sliding. We've had no problems and would do the…
Here's some photos - shows both the pipe put in by the builder as well as the one that was under the kerb
Tarnish on metal balusters on deck
Try a non scratch scourer if you are scrubbing it off.
Autosol metal polishes from Bunnings are brilliant. Put some cream on, it does the heavy work then doesn’t need…
Jul 22, 2018 9:37 am
My little DIY irrigation system
After lot of time I publish a post.
In this video I install my first DIY irrigation system.
I hope it helps you.
May 18, 2018 6:46 pm
Shipping Container Engineering
The rules have been simplified your design/build with either conform with the NCC and be compliant or require certification by an engineer for NON-Compliance. AFAIK there…
Nov 26, 2017 5:49 pm
Anyone have an idea about ClarendonHomes builder?
Oct 24, 2017 5:53 pm
Relocate Sewer Line
No one shift a main sewer line to do a hatchet lot. 30K is too great an impost, you have to add it to your sub dividing costs, and then too much is eaten into your margin.…
Cracked slab help please
Yes have done some more research and I think the core drilling and resin will be exactly what I need.
The old pipe is now redundant so that won't matter.
Aug 07, 2017 12:35 pm
double charged by estimator
I would absolutely abandon a build based on, and from early contract unsigned, there is multiple errors, it's a sign that mistakes are common, and builders are only as…
Aug 04, 2017 1:30 pm
We had custom furniture made by a cabinet maker and was meant to be raw MDF but instead it came with a laminate finish that normally has 2pac applied. See photo. It is…
Jul 04, 2017 10:19 pm
Hey there, I am just after some advice, we have had a meeting today with our SS and a inspector after saying we are not happy with our brickwork, mainly the window sills,…
horizontal slat fencing
Hi I was wondering if anyone has slat fencing? I like the look of it but was wondering can you see through it easily if you use a 9mm gap?I am looking at pvc slat fencing…
kitchen cabinet downlights
Wondering if it is possible to install under cabinet lighting like led lights after the completion of build or you have to do it before in order to have wires installed properly?
Jun 03, 2017 10:59 am
Floor plan advice
Yes the ensuite needs a CSD like the WIR next to it. Then the towel rail could be moved.
Building Monte Carlo 40- Wisdom homes
I will ask them to do that. It is very helpful to have all this comments from experts.
Apr 24, 2017 11:23 am
Mar 20, 2017 10:23 am
Aqua Enamel paint finish
just had our PVC come through finally - I was surprised by the upgrade cost of the Aqua Enamel:
Provide non-standard Aqua Enamel paint finish to internal…
Feb 24, 2017 1:41 pm
A lot of engineers are now (wisely) recommending soil moisture tests and monitored daily watering for 2 weeks to rehydrate the soils of KDRs to acceptable moisture levels…
We did a kitchen Reno with them a few years ago. I thought they'd since been taken over by Nobby's ?
Electrical Plan - Thoughts?
You've perfectly described one of the issues dealing with a volume builder compare to a more boutique operator. They are really a production line. Happy to step you…
I will investigate the skim. I have a builder here at present who may be able to do it unless anyone knows of someone in Brisbane who is a whizz at it?
Re doors. I feel our ensuite toilet area etc can be a tad small. I feel ours could have been - maybe 30-50 cms wider. Also - the powder room - often forgotten - we…
Triton Super Jaws
Thank you for the User Manual. I had seen that but mine was an older model. A young man came to have a look to see what was wrong. I have to use a Screw Driver to…