Judage-geProcess of getting a building permit for an existing pergola
Whats the process of getting a building permit for an already built pergola with a roof? Will there be a definite penalty for this or the council going to assess and if…
rajan_g4Can anyone recommend good apartment cleaners?
Hi all, We will be listing our apartment for sale soon and want to get it cleaned professionally including the black shower tiles I have tried everything I know of to…
Saint MikeRetaining wall issue with my neighbour....
I certainly wouldn't be rushed into anything because of a letter - or threats in it. Were your "discussions" in writing - do you have emails etc ? These things happen -…
LilianaSlab heave is alive and well, watch out.
Yes. If it hadn't been for Metropolis going to the press about incorrectly installed multilayer gas pipes I would never have been able to get this problem rectified…
GaudiNew house: Pressure Limiting Valve installed on mains?
http://www.vba.vic.gov.au/__data/assets ... -Rates.pdf You likely have this already. If you don’t get a reply overnight, you can try calling the plumbing authority…
GaudiTimber for decks - to composite or not to composite
I’m so glad I dug up this to post a picture that has made me changed my mind about composite. Thanks saint mike. Haven’t laughed so much for a while about my deck…
its.just.sharonStarting new build from scratch. Mernda Sloping land
Hi, the house will be east facing, with minimal windows on the north side. we have decided to use double glazing in commercial frames. Hoping the house will be extremely…
MauromarioHas anyone rectified slab heave successfully
THIS IS BTF 22 CSIRO PART 2 BELOW IS EVERYTHING THE PROBLEMS Site water problem identification It is essential to investigate the site and prepare it in…
StructuralBIMGuyCivil/Structural Engineeering Design and Project Management
@Sameer Ramgoolam Check out There is a lot out there
GaudiRecommendation of Construction Lawyer in Melbourne
Most lawyers provide an initial 30min consult for free. Then you can decide if you want to pursue formal legal action. Sometimes a letter from a lawyer is all that you…
gillybeanExternal render is not same as plan but builder denied it
In this case it is the side that has been rendered but not the front, but the result is the same - odd. I agree with jas0nt above, should’ve gotten the front…
rockyroadDream house in accolade rockbank Melbourne
Hi, Just bumped into your post and good to see that you have started something with Accolade in Rockbank. I have got a corner block in stage 4. With land titling in mid…
Saint MikeWhen would the warranty of heating system start counting?
Warranty is normally from date f purchase isn't it ? BUT - ACCC gives you certain rights above and beyond the "warranty". Which do work. If you have need of them do not…
Agent_009Scarborough Weatherboards vs James Hardie Scyon Linear
As per the topic title, we need to make a choice between these two. Which one should we go for and why?? Thanks!!!!!!!!!!
Saint MikeSound proof Sewer pipes in double storey homes
Yeah ! I'm not saying you don't do this or that it's not worth a long thought. My point is - you should also look at the position of the toilets. I'm not arguing…
Simondsbuild1Standing water in stormwater drain. Normal?
If the shower directly opposite the ORG is rarely used, is is normal that when that shower is ran, that a sewer smell comes up because water seal has dropped as water…