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Recommended subcontractors in southern Tasmania?
Hi Johnson, Unfortunately, there don't appear too be many Tasmanians on the forum. Cabinfever and myself seem to be the only regular contributors (sorry if there are…
TV program looking for owner builders and other projects
Hi Natalia We may just be able to help! My partner and I are owner building our house in Perth Western Australia. So far we have our development approval and our…
Cost of materials? + Anywhere else to get them from?
Hi Orange, im on the other side of Oz, so can't help u with building supplies, other than to repeat my usual advice, if ur owner building, try to drive around areas where…
Do we have to have a temporary fence on our block?
Thanks for the advice guys - looks like we will be able to save some money on a fence then!
Electrician - tel + ADSL Connections - Can't explain clearly
I already decided. 6 would be good. Each level to have 3 connections. One in the computer room, one in the tv room (for internet tv with another computer attached to…
Electricians - Quote - What does it include?
Oh, I get what you mean. "Supply and Install". If it doesn't have the word "supply", the materials are not part of the cost. Sometimes the quotes can be quite vague in…
Excavation + demolition together? + Buy supplies from subby?
I understand now. The advertisements they show might not be exactly what you think you are getting, (i.e a single subcontractor doing both - That may, or may not be the…
Building surveyor prepare & supply building permit - cos
If I had all the paperwork/copies ready to hand over. The only work required on the surveyor's part was to visit the site for 15mins (less than…
Lintels, T-Lintels T/Out WTF is that ?
i just found something useful http://www.bianco.com.au/public/download.jsp?id=1113
How do I get the subbies to give out complete quotes?
Quote, Purchase Order or whatever you use (in writing) to commision someone.
Do Licenced Carpenter's need a Owner builder licence?
Best check with the BSA.... I think it will depend on what you want to do... What are the plans? Are they major structural mods? If it's more of a refurb, then you…
locating experienced Kitome / kit home builders
Can I ask if you have had any experience in engaging sub-contractors before? As a licensed builder for over 20 years, there are a few rules that need to be followed…
New Decking and verandah planning. Some questions
Thanks for the info Chuth! This definitely clears up some questions regarding bearers and joists. I certainly will remember to continue the posts up for the verandah.…
Slab - (Top & Ground) Concreter says they can do everyth
O.K. thanks. Good points.
Plumber, Drainer, Gasfitter, Roofer - All in one?
Yes, thanks for you response, I too thought it was a good idea, but wasn't sure. I think it is a good idea because: Workflow would run more smoothly from one step…
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