Owner Builder Forum
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…
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…
Getting the best Info, Data and use from a site/project
The more information you put up the more precise the reply/answer , egs. use Photos, sketches and data (l/m , m2, m3,etc) This information is also used in rule-of-thumb…
Modified Camden supplied by PAAL homes
Congratulations on moving into your beautiful home! What an amazing job you've done. We've looked through your posts quickly and great photos. Just one question ( and…
Building Owner Builder in South Western Australia
Hey just wondering how your project went/ is going? I'll be starting a owner build in Bridgetown this year, first time! Any local recommendations? Anyone to steer clear of? TIA
Looking for supervisor for owner-builder project
Hi All, We have decided to go down the OB route for our renovation and extension - 1905 house front remaining with modern extension on a western suburbs block. We have a…
BAL Bushfire Attack Level Ratings - anyone with experience?
My advice is to get an all inclusive service that includes, design, simulations, engineering and all certificates.. ie, AS & NCC Code compliance, Energy, Structurals and…
How do I get engineering sign off on a deck? (Perth)
Download a copy of the BCA 2015. It is free. It will tell you what you need to design to. All you need to do is show the council how you came to select the materials you…
Do awning windows for BAL 19 have to be toughened?
You also might want to check with the Insurance Council of Aust They have a big say along with engineers australia, in setting standards.
Anyone purchased timber flooring direct from the mill?
Hey Trixee I purchased some jarrah tongue and groove from a mill down south which I found to be better than what all the flooring places in Perth where trying to sell me…
Shed with ancillary accomodation - Struct Engineering etc
Now that is a very practical suggestion Beetaloo, thank you.
Perth Hills, Gidgegannup - Our Owner-build Journey
Love your ensuite design and colours - the stepped bath is gorgeous!