Owner Builder Forum
Private Certifier costs ???????? is this right
Hi we have gone with uncertified building application (after Council Officer told us they don't take anywhere near the 28 days for approval) and received our Building…
New Build, Good Score OB an Aussie retreat steel kit
A slab is your foundation, or part of it anyway. Are you putting in piers? "Hoping" is not going to cut the mustard if you want to get a…
The order of building what and when to do things?
Fortunately i work for a commercial/ domestic builder and im using all my works contractors. I do understand what your saying though about how they lend money, i have…
DIY Roofing - does it need certification? Victoria
Hi all, I am considering doing my own roofing, and was investigating whether a licensed plumber needs to do the job for me. It depends on the State that you are in. I am…
Bought house with a rain water tank that isn't connected.
I've purchased a property with a rain water tank but it's not connected to the property. I…
Thanks for the advice & our Owner Builder Story
Doesnt surprise me at all. Earthmovers are the worst I have encountered. I dont trust any of them. Last one sent me the bill four weeks after the job. I thought that was…
Building Surveyor Recommendation - NE Melbourne
Hi there Has any owner Builders used a building surveyor in the past that they would recommend? I will be building soon in Ivanhoe in North East Melbourne. Many thanks…
methodology used in conducting a site survey
Building expert, did you not read my last post? IT implies quite clearly that I did get multiple quotes. In fact I tried every single surveyor in town, and ended up using…
Perth Soil Tester/Geotech Recommendation
Hi Mark, You can use struterre in Balcatta just take your site plans in and they can go out and drill your site acording to your plan and will give you a written report…
HomeBase Expo OB Electronic Building Planner
Hi, Has anyone attended the Homebase Expo OB course and purchased the electronic building planner? Happy to supply a slab of your favorite beer for a copy. PM me if…
Best way to get quotes: Site clear, prep, cut and fill...
Waffle is a valid way to build on soil that may incur too many difficulties with excavation. This method got a bad name early on, as a few of them were badly executed,…
Owner builder insurance - part-way through a build?
Pretty damn cheap for a construction that had commenced. I paid much more (annualized) to extend my policy by 2 months
You are hereBuilding Forum›Owner Builder Forum ▼
You are hereBuilding Forum›Owner Builder Forum