Building A New House
Help understanding Daylight to Existing Window rule A12/B19
Long time reader first time poster I am in the early stages of sketching out my dream home. Could somebody help me understand the Standard A12/B19 daylight to existing…
Third time's a charm ( our 3rd build @ Bingara Gorge )
We have received developer and mine subsidence board approval in the last few days, i was really sweating on the developer approval as they are quite strict in Bingara…
Timber Fencing Recommendation - Brisbane Northside
Hi, anyone can recommend a good, affordable timber fencing company up Brisbane Northside that can do a job at North Lakes area? We require Good-Neighbour fencing for a…
The Avenues Land Release at Austral NSW 2179
Hi Tino, thank you for coming back to me! I have the contract of sale and the Section10.7 does not mention anything regarding fire hazards, (maybe i am looking in the…
Quote for partition shower screen - is it unreasonable?
Stubborn Brick Stains - Render or ReBricking
Yes i have seen it on one project. It came through your typical basecoat & coloured topcoat render system. It was subsequently cleaned and painted. Have no information on…
Bypass EER requirements by adding windows later
Is this EER a Victorian or ACT thing? In NSW we have BASIX which has three components - Water, Thermal Comfort and Energy. For us because we are having more than three…
Rossdale - how long till your build started?
Oh nice! Hopefully we get to build our forever home one day! Have fun designing! Will keep you posted on how our builds going once it starts so you know what you’re in for 😊
Building with SJD Homes in 2020 - Charleston 310 customised
I agree with gogo65 with regards to the independent renting of the…
Which docs site supervisor follows during build?
A contract is a legal document which provides a clear scope work the builder is going to perform. Working/Engineering drawings are prepared by engineers/architects which…
What things to check before signing the builder contract?
Build time/duration Progress Payment schedule Liquidation…
Custom Builder - Premier Traditional Homes (Melbourne)
Hi, just wondering if anyone has built with Premier Traditional Homes. Looking for feedback on a design and custom build, your experience pre contract and post. etc. thank…
Plantation shutters - if you could afford it, would you?
Hi - have you considered window tinting? We have white plantation shutters along the front of our property (6 large windows). On initial installation they looked great…
About to sign up with Hoot Homes to build in gregory hills.
Hi, can you share all those that built Tribeca 28 with Hoot share your experience. And what to look for? How long does the actual construction takes. Is the builder open…
Evaporative Cooling / Gas heating vs Refrigerated cooling
Yes Solar does help (our ~13kw system does wonders for our power bill...actually we get paid!). But whacking a big solar system on your roof shouldn't be a way to cover…
Building single storey Clarendon Kiet 25 in Brisbane
Fast forward, my house is filled with so many memories and...toys. We went on to a few major DIY such as Vinyl Flooring for the whole house, DIY Composite Timber decking,…