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Bigblock7Owner Build in Southern Flinders Ranges- Cert of OccupancyOwner Build in Southern Flinders Ranges- Cert of Occupancy
Congratulations on your COO! Glad everything was ok with the fires. Verandah looks great
chenlocusshould I apply for building permit with a private building sshould I apply for building permit with a private building s
People said local council is more responsible than private building surveyor, and more cost reduction, is that true? I am concerned that there are several points which…
kasra nedlandsOB Project - "New vs Old" - Nedlands, WAOB Project - "New vs Old" - Nedlands, WA
With the help of a friend, I put up the carport beams yesterday. The beams are 300x60 treated LVLs which I stained white. My work with the carport is finished. Just…
cat_duncRoss Squire kit - OB in Parkerville WA - Mood Boards!!!Ross Squire kit - OB in Parkerville WA - Mood Boards!!!
Please update when you get more pictures
Searching4 knowledgeFirst time owner builderFirst time owner builder
Hello Henry, the same to you and yours. I didn't know that you might be able to defer the payment and I will look into it... why pay before you have to. In the application…
StructuralBIMGuyBricklayers & wastage of bricks - what's acceptable?Bricklayers & wastage of bricks - what's acceptable?
That's a quality control issue that need to be taken up by the purchaser with the brick manufacturer.
qebteldo I need any permission to remove my roof and some walls?do I need any permission to remove my roof and some walls?
He can start on whats existing, just not on the extension part until permit is given..
Bigblock7My new house at Fern Tree, TasmaniaMy new house at Fern Tree, Tasmania
Wall looks fantastic! We haven't rented out using air BnB but have used it loads to book places to stay in. Best to be honest about the different quirks of the place,…
cat_duncOB in Hume area - VIC. Fast forwarded + photo heavyOB in Hume area - VIC. Fast forwarded + photo heavy
Please post/update here when you post more pictures to page 16 (so it comes up on my feed). Looking forward to seeing more!
StructuralBIMGuyCost of Suspended Slab - MelbourneCost of Suspended Slab - Melbourne
The ribs provide minimal one-way sagging reinforcement you still require additional bottom reinforcement depending on your design? The formwork may require a day to put…
Any other Owner Builders in Newcastle / Hunter areasAny other Owner Builders in Newcastle / Hunter areas
Hi Tim, quite a few of my clients are in that area. Did you use Allrisk for your owner-builder insurance?
dutchie1961Owner Builder within 5 years special circumstancesOwner Builder within 5 years special circumstances
Hi all, here is what I have on my mind; we have converted a triple garage into teenage retreat as owner builder on our both names. Unfortunately my husband got made…
gommeqldOwner building out of surburbia, need helpOwner building out of surburbia, need help
We currently use only tank water, have a septic, use a wood fired heater and use LPG for gas and HWS. LPG costs increase all the time as does electricity. Our next house…
davisshannonOB tradie recommendations MelbourneOB tradie recommendations Melbourne
I figured as I asked for recommendations a while back, I'd give some of my own. We're still trying to find a concreter (I've made another post about that), but we've had…
cat_duncOwner Building a PAAL Camden in the Lower Hunter ValleyOwner Building a PAAL Camden in the Lower Hunter Valley
Ooh thanks for bringing this thread back to the front Wigman27. How's the house and yard going Lynny-Jane?
NADTModified Camden supplied by PAAL homesModified Camden supplied by PAAL homes
Congratulations on moving into your beautiful home! What an amazing job you've done. We've looked through your posts quickly and great photos. Just one question ( and…
BuiltbyjaneBuilding Owner Builder in South Western AustraliaBuilding Owner Builder in South Western Australia
Hey just wondering how your project went/ is going? I'll be starting a owner build in Bridgetown this year, first time! Any local recommendations? Anyone to steer clear of? TIA