Owner Builder Forum
aussietaSlab for garage - is engineer over engineering it?
when you build up to an easement the foundations have to be deeper and stronger so the relevant authority can dig the drain up without your garage falling down
Hey mate All cabinetry custom made, comes in preassembled modules ready to install. Also imported over double glazed windows, custom made vanity benchtops with recessed…
ArdoAny info on new Basix since July 2017 and using raised floor
I agree with you. The problem is that you can no longer specify your insulation requirements using the online tool to compensate for the loss or gain in the thermal…
kathysangelBricklayers & wastage of bricks - what's acceptable?
M575Load bearing wall removal / Owner Builder options
Correct, there are no drawings available. That’s one of the steps I need to do. I’ve reached out to some structural engineers and a builder to get an idea of things.
StructuralBIMGuyAnyone built with shipping containers?
FayeA Floor Plan & Elevations do help others, checkout 3D Warehouse for and model an initial design You would need to trim around the openings and give consideration to…
StructuralBIMGuyEstimating your quantities? we can help =)
Most Builders use BIM as a sales tool aka Design visualisation and to break down component costs but they will never share the breakdown cost with you as it's explicitly…
gommeqldOFFERING FREE ADVICE TO OWNER BUILDERS ON LOW ENERGY AND PRE
Click on my name and you'll get a list of my posts. Read of few of those and you'll get a good idea of my background and intentions. Here's an extract from one of those…
waxinggibbousTondelver House - Southern Highlands
Apologies for lack of updates - year to date: annus horribilis meet Misery Loves Company. (Though health is good - except for a raging toothache ATM on a halfway done root…
Sunshine841Looking for a builder to build our PAAL home
Hi obAnge, Did you end up finding a builder and what area are you in?. We are just about to sign up to PAAL, we will do most of the work but looking at employing some…
BaroldMy new house at Fern Tree, Tasmania
Hi, I'm about to do a new roof, love the profile and colour you've chosen! Can I ask is it a Colorbond roofing sheet or some other make and can I also ask what colour you…
Searching4 knowledgeCheap temporary fencing required..anyone know of any?
I'm about to owner build myself. I kept an eye out on gumtree and Facebook marketing place for second hand fencing, however, I also bought a Ute for the build so I was…
StructuralBIMGuyVIC- question about carpenter needed for putting up the wall
karen5784 Your Carpenter should have Worker comp Insurance Make sure you check their insurance details are current and whats included. Also Fence off access to the build…
Owner Builder - Problem getting HBCF Policy from Subbies ??
what state are you in ?
Detailed sequence of trades and tasks for new owner builder
sounds like you're out of your league .. by the sounds of this post you might be better off hiring a builder
Warranties for basic lock up and builders doing a little.
best advice . if you have to question it , then you don't know what your'e doing. get a professional. if your'e worried about the cost , then you can't afford it yet.
Tradies Contacts for Owner-Builder (Extension/Reno) Melbourn
i can recommend good trades but they arent budget trades
chode1984House Raise - Wall framing and ceiling Heights
Thanks for the reply mate. No it's all good, the posts are where they should be despite looking a bit strangely placed in pics. The ones you can see running down the side…