Building, Renovation & Maintenance
Building with Hall & Hart Homes
Thanks, they say that everything above ground are fine and their quote includes whatever but issues under ground they cannot say, for example, asbestos under concrete,…
Tricky shower door handle question
You could use something like in the link below.
It slips over the glass. You could put it away the top and then use a magnetic catch to hold open.
Where are you building as location can have a big impact on trade and supply prices.
Also can you give us a description of your structure and finishes ie…
Yes. You would have the gutter's high point mid way.
The NCC regulations state that a downpipe must not serve more than 12 m of guttering. There is no NCC regulation that…
When does CCTV cameras get installed
You don't need internet to have CCTV recording onto an NVR. You would only need the internet if you want to remotely access or back up the vision.
Henley Or Carlisle Inclusions
Good point and I have also heard that you have to get yearly inspection of the balcony as well to avoid voiding the warranty.
Read this - …
I'm looking for some advice if I may. Please bear with me - this is my first post and I want to try and give as much detail whilst keeping it relevant.
Hi guys, a bit unsure what to do next and would really appreciate some advice:
I built a new house and moved in 15 months ago.
I needed new fencing down 1 side, elderly…
Study rooms and nooks in the year 2021
It really is personal preference. At end of the day, it's your own house, you can design whatever way you want. A standard study is normally around 3x3m. Like you said, it…
Freshly painted roof - looks patchy
Rachy did you end up resolving this problem?
We are currently going through the same experience. We have painted the verandah and double carport so far with Wattyl…
Building cost in canberra
also building in Canberra. Mine is around 2300-2400$/sqm depending on the finish.
May I know who is your builder and where are you building.
I cant comment on this particular case as I don't work at Clarendon or have any inside knowledge, but what I can share is that building material prices have gone…
Sorry to hear. What a mess.
Yes I think you do need legal help just to make sure you tie up all the loose ends with the liquidator to make sure there are no…
Carlisle home design
I am thinking to build Canterbury grand deluxe 47 or Vaucluse deluxe 46 design due to land orientation it’s on north west so this way we can use natural…
Sub floor for deck
Hi I am hoping someone might know the regulation in Vic regarding the minimum distance between ground level to bottom of the floor joist for a deck, someone told me it was…
Look like a similar design to this volume knob which attaches to a smooth post with a set screw and comes loose every 2nd time you turn it. Crap design for sure.
New Double storey house on slope land
Good luck with your build journey. This is a fantastic community with an expert in almost everything. All you need to do is ask and there will be someone who has…
Raising house and building under
Hi, I'm looking to hear some experiences of people who have raised an old home and built under. I've looked at some builder's websites but I'd love to hear actual peoples…
Bathroom with no window
each time the sensor detects movement it should restart the timer
set to around 10 minutes and leave it alone
Building with fowler homes
Hi! Did you end up building with Fowler homes and what location
On their website it looks like they only build in greater Sydney
Toilet in Kitchen?
Do you want to go up or down a flight of stairs each time you want to go to the toilet?
Would appreciate if forum members can provide advice on house orientation. Block is SW NE (entrance from SW side) 18m wide and 46m long, easements 6m to the garage and 7m…
Pressalit 2000 Toilet Seat
It's just an open ended socket spanner that fits the nut and let's the thread pass through it so it can reach right up.
A deep socket wrench would work. The tool shown is…
Breakdown of cost when building a Duplex
We are building 4 duplexes at the moment in Sydney ( 1 at Greenacre & 3 at North Ryde), I have a pretty accurate spreadsheet of the breakdown in costs. It's…
Hi There. Looking for advice on two different shower repairs.
- Various gaps in grout and spots where grout is brittle
- Some grout lines very thin (<1mm)
Actron or Daikin? Can’t decide.
Haven't installed it yet but reason for Actron:
- price wise it wasn't much more
- get better and real zone control each room with temperature sensors
- runs much more…