Owner Builder Forum
borgInstalling plasterboard and flushing - going hourly rate?
27 March 2010
hi, sorry i had to change my username as i didn't read the T&C's properly.. oops Borg - that was just a rough estimate without knowing the…
Rod1949External Foam Cladding - Ceilite Insulation
6 April 2010
I used Rmax's exinflex (meshed on one side) for two reasons - 1 - being they have a factory here in Perth to deal with (but the sheets came from the east) and 2 - the mesh…
theyettiAdelaide O/B Construction Inspector Recommendations
9 April 2010
Single story steel is what I am licenced for, need to get around to upgrading it (one day) I got my licence specifically for my own OB, but am…
BamUpgrade to Hyne T2 termite resistant treated timber
17 April 2010
We're opting for a physical barrier also
theoneandonly?Do you get discounts for cash anymore??
20 April 2010
unless you actually know the tradie or its a good mate of someone you know and have seen their work, know their skills, and generally know them to be honest...i wouldnt…
royalblueWhats you favourite power tool & other info on tools.
24 April 2010
OK here's your task (if you choose to accept it) When…
leebuildCommodore homes just signed up for the Bathurst
12 July 2010
hi there are a few of us on this thread we ambushed matt s site we have all had many delays as long as you know paperwork will be at least 6 to 7 months. This delay could…
andrewcAnyone get an exemption for the BCA Req' RainW Tank / Solar?
1 May 2010
Both wwater and electricity remain too cheap in Victoria to make it economically viable for either system. You will just need to wait until the…
kayandandyInsulated garages and other housey musings
11 May 2010
Whilst I wait patiently for quotes to start rolling in (it seems Mr Rudd and his school money are making things tough for the likes of me!) I have been looking into…
kayandandyGrano booked, need a second plumbing quote
13 May 2010
Hi All I am soooooooooo excited. We have confirmed our ground level pad today and cant believe we are finally starting. At the last minute we decided we wanted polished…
building the belle1OBing in the Blue Mountains NSW
19 May 2010
Hi Benn We're not OB ing but we are attempting to build in the blue mtns...v. scared about council and fire requirements! Maybe we can help each other anyway. Where abouts…
mummagooseHebel blocks - anyone experienced cracks???
26 May 2010
I'll be interested to see the replies to this one too! Though there have been a couple of other threads about hebel ... did you do a search? (I don't think they were very…
GavScotttiled or normal shower base pros and cons
27 May 2010
What we've learned - Adelaide seems to be mostly tiled showers. If you've got large floor tiles, then it makes the tiling to the drain harder - the tiler has to cut the…