Building, Renovation & Maintenance
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Retaining wall build advice
I'm looking to build a 0.8m high wall that's about 10 meters long using left over bricks from my build.
Options I'm thinking of are;
1. Double brick wall
2. Single brick…
Building in these uncertain times
I wouldn't take a big step in the current situation. Weather the storm and go for it later. Who knows may be the government gonna tight up regulations and you will be…
I followed your journey with Metronest. How did you go with Branko? What feedback they had on Q & A with metrnest?
Overall how was your experience with…
Have read heaps of reviews of bamboo floor brands. My worry is cupping buckling expanding etc from high humidity after they’ve been laid. Have bamboo floors now that…
Just wondering how long it took your builders to complete the final stage of building? We are currently getting the painting done. How long roughly does it take to…
Roof frame construction
Hey rexpark welcome to the forum
Then the wall plate is non compliant if it is not as per the engineers details
The builder will have to go back to the Engineer and have…
Rendered Window Sill
What is the building standard for the fall on a window sill? My builder has made the sills without the normal brick sill which has a good fall on it. The rendered sill…
I received my drawings from the cabinet maker today. I’m not sure about the bulk heads on top of the cabinets and fridge. My initial thought was to make the cabinets go…
NAWKAW - staining brick colour
When things don't go according to plan and the bricks need a change of colour.
Hoping that someone can show me a photo of work carried out by…
Full Cladding or semi?
I think it should be fine. Though honestly, I'm not an expert.
Glad to hear you're upping the insulation levels.
Looking for recommendations for builders, renderers? plumbers....melbourne south east.
I have quite a fair bit of work that needs to be done,
bathroom reno (I want to…
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Building with Wisdom Homes
Good question, because I don't actually want any of the species on my plan. Do the certifiers actually check that carefully?
Importing materials from overseas
The most important thing about buying from overseas, is that they have people on the ground near you. Things get shipped, broken or damaged, then the company here can…
I have a Blood orange & a Tangelo citrus tree.
Both have something eating the life out of them.
They are in with my frangipani garden and they do not have any pests at all…
Rawson Seaview 36 - Schofields
Same situation here Sunny. However, it is better to continue the initial process and future is unknown, so atleats if we cross the contract stage our tender pricing will…
Apr 09, 2020 4:53 pm
Probably right! I was thinking of trying on a small patch of bricks around the side of the house and seeing how that goes. Will probably give me a reality check!
Here is an example of how to check, measure and log Brick Crack data/details during your site visit
Please Print, mark-up and use this template along with…
Knock Down Rebuild - Doulton 57 Classique
We wanted to do a three car garage, but that wouldn't leave any room at the side for the trades to take things around the house (i.e. bricks, framing, etc). Plus they said…
Paint colour HELP!!!!!!
I’m just a brilliant white and dark grey person. Do you have a preference of paint brands, or what…
Thomas Archer Bayside Build
😩 How frustrating! One of the last things you expect to cause an issue.
Looking forward to seeing some pics and how it progresses!
I am building my first home with Henley. Design which i chosen is Monaco 28 with Rear Master Bedroom. I have done the color selection last week
Below is the…
Hebel Power Floor
We have hebel floors in our build (currently at fitout stage). Feels nice and solid, the tradies who come by usually comment positively on it. Costs more to install of…
HIA agreement help
Thanks guys . I thought so too. They’ve posted the contract out . I’ll have a look at it once I receive it and check what they’ve included in it . They were quite…
Apr 08, 2020 11:17 pm
Building a Doulton in Geelong
I was just going through your posts and was happy to see that someone else is also building Doulton in Geelong. We are building in Highton. Where are you building?
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Mounting Tv on pocket door wall
are you sure that's a solid wall to mount your TV? if its not, there gonna be many problems after..
there's a TV holder which can move your TV on the shelf or you can…