Feb 19, 2019 12:11 pm
Fairmont Homes - South Of Adelaide
Hi guys, not sure how this works, but I am in the process of looking to build with Fairmont.. what can I ecspect? What are the hidden costs? What are NOT included?
Drain In Kitchen For Wall Oven
Just advise builder which appliances you're installing along with installation manual and point out oven requires a water outlet & drain, also check specs on your hotplate…
Slab damage from excavator
I had precisely this happen when I built 20 years ago. I was not happy and complained to the builder. At the time I saw the damage the framer was there about to begin…
Load Bearing Posts??
I wouldn't stress (excuse the pun) too much if you can't locate the original engineering details
Your engineer should advise you of the best way to replace the…
Any quality builder can assist you, if you find one that does all trades inclusive, they will usually have someone that can draw the plans for you as well. You want…
Fencing question - re concrete plinths
nah not keen an anything that becomes termite food. had issues with fencing in my last place
it eventually blew down.
I will budget for the more expensive fencing option…
Shipment from China
Barnes, don't know what you do, but hope one day, when you loose your job or are on hard times, you don't hear, sorry neighbour, got it from China directly, it's the…
Dec 05, 2017 6:44 pm
should i have concerns re this slab
all good as i was expecting but peace of mind is worth it. was also good to talk to someone else about some other related aspects of the build process
though they have…
roof not engineered for solar
if my little post and question helps someone else avoid this same ommision then its worth the post.
Thought i was pretty on top of everything and had a streamlined…
Seaford Meadows Footings
Who are you building with? A lot of builders have crappy allowances, like $15,000.
My builder allows $34,000 so I got a refund of a portion of it.
Is your block sloped?…
Reverse Brick Veneer
I can't answer your question re costs in Adelaide as I built as an owner builder in rural South Australia.
My house is solar passive with double brick in living areas …
Fencing issue - what would you do?
Cry poor, try that with local council rates, one way or another they must be payed, same goes morally for neighbouring fences, problem is some people will take advantage…
Feb 14, 2017 8:13 pm
Jan 09, 2017 11:35 am
Style of home
You need to get the link to the picture (hosted elsewhere) and use the full editor when posting. It has the img or url button to insert the link.
Jan 05, 2017 7:06 pm
Dec 12, 2016 12:19 pm
Repairing hole in salt damp wall help.
Yes I know exactly how you feel, my wife used to complain exactly the same as you. That was when we were raisingt 4 kids and I had contracts and men working everywhere.…
What height do you wall mount your TVs?
Stewie is spot on. That is the optimal height.
I always laugh at these TV's that are above fireplaces or above taller cabinetry.
Best to wall mount above lowline cabinetry.
SHORING UP and REPAIR ideas
this family home needs some repairs and due to the location ( China countryside, basically difficult for trucks to get to the house) resources, workers and small rural…
base infill - transportable house
now just wondering is there anything wrong with using concrete sleepers as base infill with a transportable house?
thank you for any info in regards to this
Slab edge dampness
I deleted my post, disregard what I posted. I enlarged the 3rd photo and thought that it was water pooling against the wall but I realised after enlarging the other 2…
General Discussion topic dumping
In addition to iPad hire in Muscat we are also able to assist with the integration of conference apps directly on to iPads and smartphones. Our…
Looking for Haliburton cottage shed
Hi guys what would you estimate the cost to build Haliburton cottage shed . I am thinking about a completely stand alone room in the garden with the following…
Yeah curious? Did you consider moving dining and lounge areas (that flow would suit our living patterns). We had similar dilemma and came up with offset arrangement like…
Ekodeck decking feedback
I think it would be better for screening (don't have to walk on it) and have seen it used successfully for this purpose.
Custom knockdown rebuild Newcastle NSW
I have inspected thousands of homes for pre purchase condition reports. Some of those were steel framed houses. Steel framing is galvanised and not once has there been a…
Tree stump problem
We understood that it is difficult to argue after settlement but thought we will try anyhow. If we are lucky we will have it paid, that's great. Otherwise, we just have to…
Elevated Deck Post Quantity
Yes that is correct
Maybe he hasn't so I will get on with it - confirmation of that is all I am really after.
I suggest you have a real look at the 3D iso in…
They won't have the optional seal in stock, you will have to order it at the special orders desk. You will also need to take a print out that shows that the part actually exists.
Re Joint Venture
I would tend to agree with StructuralBIMGuy but i would suggest you could try asking the same question on the property chat forum which is more involved in these kind of…
How do I attach images?
If you have a smartphone the easiest thing is to download the app "Tapatalk". You can then use the forum through the app and attach images directly using your phone.…
Choosing a builder
We had plans drafted and a quote from Nu Built - we found them quite expensive. They also massively under provided in the quote for electric sockets and lights etc meaning…
Nov 19, 2015 5:48 pm