Building, Renovation & Maintenance
Verdant Hill Tarneit
Is the contract ready and just needed to be signed by you? Please also speak with your broker. Some lenders are ok to have the land loan application first…
Guttering pop size
90mm. You wouldn't have any possible need for a 100mm downpipe on 115mm quad in any case.
The downpipe covers the pop.
Plumbers just don't think to install the pop from…
White House exterior colours help!
our house is resene truffle i think its half strength you can go a lighter version like quarter strength if you like.. its not white tho just an off white beige
Outdoor kitchen ideas
We are planning an outdoor kitchen. We have two options as listed below
Kitchen will be built to left hand side of undercover pergola. The view will be…
Are mature plants worth anything
In my experience, transplanting hedges they will die unless you planted them recently... I have never had success moving them even digging massive holes around the roots.
We are in the process of building a pool/planning a pool. We are thinking of going full frameless glass around one part, a full screen from roof to ceiling on…
Building contract deposit refund
Thanks for replying...
I paid an initial deposit of $2000 and I didn't expect them to refund that but they are adding another $2000 making it a total of 4k...
Building a smart home, advise wanted
thanks, all noted. do you use ctec smart light switches? Any feedback?
Oh no I haven't done anything yet but being doing some research so I know a few things.…
Sorry been a bit slow to reply - been busy this week with work and family matters. But managed to get in during the week and take various pics of the kitchen,…
To be compliant with the Victorian 6 Star Standard and unless you have either a solar HWS or recycled water connected, the tank must harvest a minimum 50 sq m…
The Bl*me Game
Unfortunately I am out of my warranty period, but I’ve been on the merry-go-round with the builder, engineers, government agencies and lawyers.
I would like to go…
Sep 15, 2019 5:13 pm
My experience buying windows in China
not sure about the delivery times as they are still under construction, but Tony can probably advise better.
Btw, I also ordered 10.4m of fixed Skylights for the Outdoor…
Coral Homes general build thread
We have built the Daydream 32 and are looking at putting in ducted air conditioning. What brands and types of systems have people gone with?
Metricon Sentosa 52 Modified
53 sqaures. Hallway looks big probably cause the stairs are not installed yet. Haha but I selected the open type ones so it should still feel spacious
Possible broken pipe .somewhere
I told them about the drainage issues . Spoke them over the phone and emailed I've gone through my old emails . Only can find emails on other defects . I will still…
Sep 15, 2019 1:16 pm
Sydney water vent pipes
I am building a swimming pool unfortunately running through garden are a sewer line and a vent shaft. Seems funny but apparently i can build over sewer line as long as…
Building with MOMU @ Duncraig
You must ask them for an itemized breakup of the site-works. Then you can confirm if every item is fixed or some are provisional. You can't be too careful with the…
Sep 15, 2019 6:40 am
They supply and install ALL cabinetry for several builders in sydney, which would equate to 1000's of kitchens a year. They have 5 reviews over the past 7 years. I don't…
Sep 14, 2019 8:17 pm
Surprised to see that water meter connections are in place. That’s a good positive step....
Can’t wait to see the fence go around work to commence..
Porter Davis Vermont 33
Hi all, we are building the Porter Davis Vermont 33. We are very undecided on the front facade. We are now considering the King Island Facade. Has anyone done this,…
Just came back from the site. Looks like they have levelled up the site with sand for boxing beginning from Monday. Plumber, gar fitter and little electrical will be done…
Small vs big size lots
Thanks much for the brief. Any idea about attached town houses as it does not seem to be a brick , but metal or plastic? as I am new to building aspects, I am asking…
Use of Structural Insulated Panels
Outside facing Magnesium Oxide panels will have issues with corrosion of nails, screws, etc. unless Magnesium Sulfide panels are used instead.
MGO/MGS panels are one of…
Separate garage build Sydney
I am looking to build a stand alone double garage in Sydney.
I have received several quotes and would like to know what everyone believes it should…
There was a bit of work going on in the interior this week. They have chased the walls for the electrical cables, and installed the plaster beads on the walls.
Tender presentation with Hall & Hart
Is it possible, we can chat over the phone and share the information ?
Please call me , I have inbox my number to you in private message?
This has been in the works for many years, afraid to take the jump to build but it's now or never so ahead we go. We are still working on the plan as we are waiting on…
Modern look for my bedroom
I recently had my whole house renovated and one of my friend suggested me to go for a minimalist look. I should tell you it really went well with my style, my…
Sep 13, 2019 3:16 pm
Construction drawing issue
Thank you all for your feedback.
Yes, it is also my understanding that If - Acoustic insulation between floor - is in the drawing then it is in the contract unless…
Water tank pipe leak
The compression ring at the mains water line's ball valve almost certainly is the problem and a plumber wouldn't be there more than 1/2 hour of which…
Who else is building with Eden Brae?
If you only inspect and identify defects at the final stage it will probably be too late and too impractical to fix them. better to check things independently as you go…