Owner Builder Forum
rubber_nogginWhat insulation brand are you getting?
18 September 2009
The 'best' all round insulation is glasswool batts. They are proven, comparatively cheaper and have the lowest environmental foot print. There are 2 main local…
gettingThereWhere did you get your bricks from and for how much $$$?
18 September 2009
Are you going to lay the bricks yourself? As stated above a brickie will get a better rate because they can generate a lot of business for the…
Hills GuyAdvice Please - Transporting Pallets of Bricks or Blocks
22 September 2009
Different companies have different setups, but if you ring and ask to talk to the transport supervisor or the dispatch coordinator they should get you through to the right…
LittlemoscowOur OB adventure has begun!!!
24 September 2009
hi Tony, sorry i never replied. we have been so busy with everything!!! my DH is overseas at the moment and it is hard to manage everything on my own (with a 3 year old …
gettingThereThe Big House - first OB experience - at plaster stage!
27 September 2009
Looking good! Nice to see the progress
HammerheadOwner builder insurance? Who have you gone with?
1 October 2009
Thanks for the great referrals. I have decided to go with FD Beck as they provided me with the cheapeset quote. I had never heard of them prior to…
onc_artisanAnyone tempted to do their own tiling (wet areas)?
13 October 2009
A few yes
Pat the draftieProgress at last... Shire approval...Let the games begin ;0)
14 October 2009
Im not so…
JazzieCemintel Scarborough Weatherboards - loving the look!
18 October 2009
Our house is currently being covered in Cemintel Scarborough Weatherboards - it'slooking fantastic, we are rapt Our first thought was to use Linea but after a couple of…
nelsonclassicPlumbing/Drainage costs: NEED HELP ASAP!
21 October 2009
Hello friend, I think it's around $2,500...yes you are right it's including guttering cost.This is the estimated rate of around 2 months before,may be it has increased…
ttnRecommend solid timber floor installer in Sydney
25 October 2009
Hello, can anyone suggest a good solid timber floor installer & sander in Sydney please? big companies like Timber Flooring & Sydney Flooring do not do installation only…
theyettiAdelaide - Recommend a Private Building Certifier?
6 November 2009
Hi All, we're planning on owner building in Hillcrest next year and need a private building certifier to inspect and sign off the various stages of work as well as…
len929AFS, Pre fab concrete panels, tiltup external cladding?????
16 November 2009
Hi no not late and thank you for your responce. Windows based on Acoustic report - basically ask for dbl glazing which i'm scared to get a quote for . I'm trying to find…
Mick01Let it begin ...Target ..lockup year end ,cancelled
24 November 2009
Good and bad news ...site is drying up really good so no need to cancel brick delievery for Thursday.Plumber on site doing the rough in today but on the bad news the…
onc_artisanVictorian Building Commission OB Rules
29 November 2009
Hey Bam you prolly don't need the 'new' work. We have asked our name be removed from some suppliers web site. Prefering to be called private contractors Fielding 100's…