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Searching4 knowledgeFirst time owner builderFirst time owner builder
Hello Henry, the same to you and yours. I didn't know that you might be able to defer the payment and I will look into it... why pay before you have to. In the application…
Any other Owner Builders in Newcastle / Hunter areasAny other Owner Builders in Newcastle / Hunter areas
Hi Tim, quite a few of my clients are in that area. Did you use Allrisk for your owner-builder insurance?
cat_duncOwner Building a PAAL Camden in the Lower Hunter ValleyOwner Building a PAAL Camden in the Lower Hunter Valley
Ooh thanks for bringing this thread back to the front Wigman27. How's the house and yard going Lynny-Jane?
HobbyhouseConcreter to place concrete topping for polishingConcreter to place concrete topping for polishing
21 December 2016
I'm looking for a concreter in Sydney that is experienced in placing concrete topping for polishing, does anyone have any recommendations? We plan to polish it ourselves…
Owner Builder Marsden Park / SchofieldsOwner Builder Marsden Park / Schofields
You're after a site supervisor for your owner build? If don't intend on supervising your own site it'll probably be cheaper to go with a volume or private builder. On top…
Owner builder cost estimate for granny flat constructionOwner builder cost estimate for granny flat construction
If you're after a detailed cost plan feel free to PM.
Granny Flat Building Cost - Break DownGranny Flat Building Cost - Break Down
Hey mate. I have had a quick look at your floor plan. In my opinion it is a bit expensive if I'm brutally honest with initial analysis coming out to just under $1700/m2.…
snowingQuestion about customising a kit home.Question about customising a kit home.
27 November 2016
You are correct with the copyright issue. It really depends on which kit home company you are referring to. If you want you can pm me the name to see if I have dealt with…
Saint MikeCrane Hire and Shipping container move.Crane Hire and Shipping container move.
17 September 2016
I remember puting the pool shell in. We needed a crane obviously. Apparently they were all booked, but ... if I paid cash they'd come out on the next Saturday. Rules…
StructuralBIMGuyBearer & Joist Timber SelectionBearer & Joist Timber Selection
11 September 2016
I am familiar with sketchup and others..But before you jump in and Model everything here are a few points to consider 1.Modelling software can't do approximations..so the…
Stewie DOwner Builder in Sydney - Double brickOwner Builder in Sydney - Double brick
31 August 2016
There are two ways to lodge plans for a house - through the council or though the state. You need to familarise yourself with the constraints from council ie their LEP…
HomeAngelsWhat I can and can't do legally as an OBWhat I can and can't do legally as an OB
29 March 2016
We are in Victoria and we could build our own retaining wall. We had plans and engineering done. It had to be inspected at certain stages, footings and completion from memory.
Stewie DCost of Drawing & DA/CDC approval - NSWCost of Drawing & DA/CDC approval - NSW
26 March 2016
Some of the costs sure moa but for the rest you are wrong unless you are building from a cookie cutter design. Our council won't process a DA unless it is all to AHD and a…