Owner Builder Forum
Bricklayers & 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
Ross 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…
Slab 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
Any 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…
Load 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.
Anyone 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…
Estimating 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…
Looking 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…
My 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…
Cheap temporary fencing required..anyone know of any?
VIC- 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 ?
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
House 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…