Owner Builder Forum
lorrainey100How much for a house foundation concrete slab?
OT Some trades often take advantage of owner builders, here's what to do Thanks for replying 1. Detail, Plan and Cost whats involved - I provided them with an…
kathysangelBricklayers & wastage of bricks - what's acceptable?
my bricklayers were sacked I have a new crew and all my bricks are been replaced so happy it's looking great
Mrs_PuddleduckRoss Squire kit - OB in Parkerville WA - Mood Boards!!!
Just came across this thread and saw that you have clay and had to invert the leach drains and septics. Would you have any images of this? I've got my eye on a clayey…
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…
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 ?