Owner Builder Forum
gkx64Warning for up & coming OB in SE suburbs of MELB
27 February 2011
It's funny how most people complained about tradies, with my project I came across a whole bunch of good people. Apart from my F'ing Project manager whom I hired to…
ledgend80Where to buy mesh to put on rangehood duct?
28 February 2011
if you go to either the heating section or around the roof vent sections they had vent grills. i think everything was cheaper from the heating section. and then i guess if…
bashworthBeam size for Cyclone Yasi reclaimed timber structure.
5 March 2011
If its not in the table I think a local engineer would be the best person to ask
No cats allowedHas anybody built with component homes Wangara?
5 March 2011
Hi Thanks for the info, will certainly look into it. The house is a Ronsard villa 31, if anyone out there is wondering although it doesn't look like one now as the roof…
barkersontheblockPerth -recommendation 4 best type of septic system for rural
10 March 2011
Hi Rebecca, We have installed well partially installed a standard septic with leach drains but we used one 4000ltr plastic tank and a grey water diverter wich has its own…
girlonamissionBreez Financial - Owner Builder Finance
13 March 2011
Hi, sorry for bringing up a post that is a few months old - I was just wondering what you guys ended up doing with regards to finance? Did you end up dealing with this…
WoodchipHas anyone extended their Owner Builder insurance?
14 March 2011
Hi Hitchy, Ours was with Buildsafe, yes its no problems at all, & its for about the same price(it cost a bit more maybe a $100-150 more), but the extended period of…
pattycake4Our last O/Build project & still great fun!!
19 March 2011
Hi Tony hope life is treating you good,I can't remember if you told me what colour your flooring is know it's vinyl.If you dropped a knife on it do you think it would…
blueblueblueBalustrade reinforcing - before or after plasterboard?
26 March 2011
Our plasterer seems to think that mdf will be impossible to bend around the curve part of the floor joist and that it wouldn't be strong enough to have balustrading fixed to it
blueblueblueWhat's the best silicone brand for fitting architraves?
3 April 2011
I would love to know too
barkerReverse 'something' veneer build Please give some input!
17 April 2011
Hey Aza. Post your plan on the custom designed floorplan thread. Lots of people look at that and can give you ideas.
arniedogRoofer does the roofing what work does the roof plumber do.
27 April 2011
Thanks guys, just had a quote back from one company and they have included gutters and downpipes in their price. Thanks
chippymezzanine flooring + tilt up/precast concrete
5 May 2011
Hi Benjamin, and welcome. Once you have it drawn up and engineering done then you will know exactly what fixings have been specified. Typically mechanical (dyna bolts) or…
turbojasCar Parking requirements Banyule area Melbourne
5 May 2011
Thanks for your response bingoshelly, I am going to give it another crack at dealing with planning office....have not been overly helpful in the past. I find it really…
evo550OB licence question
7 May 2011
Your answer lies here. http://www.bsa.qld.gov.au/HomeOwners/Ow ... lding.aspx
memphisPlasterboard cutting knife
13 May 2011
Its called a jabsaw... http://www.google.com.au/search?q=jabsa ... =en&tab=wi