Building, Renovation & Maintenance
Builder demands $201,118 for non compliant defective work
Cag57 Thanks for asking Its finally going really well. It has taken ages to fix most of the defects ( we are about 80-90% there), but still finding things such as jack…
Thinking about buying a new apartment? Don't do it
Good advice! Having said that, being the owner of investment apartments that haven't had these type of issues there are some good builders out there. I personally…
Dedicated forum spot for FOUNDATIONS - call for support!
Homeone There should be an overall topic for Engineering with Sub Topics for Geotech, Footings, Brickwork, Timber,Concrete, Fire (BAL), Energy, BIM, etc... General items…
Insulation for subfloor in unenclosed steel framed house
You will need to refer that back to your structural engineer as that is a structural floor The Building Surveyor that certified the plans should have advised you accordingly. hth
Custom Coral Homes Bronte..Landscaping is on!
Some progress out the front. Garden edging done, path done and letterbox well underway. The letterbox design was inspired by a recent trip to San Fran. It will have a…
HELP! Slope block land in Melb West. Can't find a builder.
Destination Living are .
Newport Primeline vs Scyon Linea & Dulux Tranquil Retreat
Hi D and C House, I dont think there is any insulation benefit, aesthetically the Scyon Linea looks heaps better but that comes at a cost, roughly the Linea is 40% more…
LYNDARUM/AURORA/SUMMERHILL ESTATES: Epping, Victoria
any Stages 30, 40 and 41 aurora epping. ours is in stage 51 yet to be released.
Remove & replace aluminium windows in double brick wall
WA is a different market, where frames are installed with brick ties and bricked around during construction. Added to that, the render is a major complication. Get…
Owner/ Builder -Architect Build PM'd by Rehaan Builders
We have room, and we’ll probably have to have something like that. One neighbour has motorised roll up blinds. My main issue is how they look - the house is ‘maritime…
Our first home build Sorrento 39 with Carlisle homes
Frame stage is almost complete.. We received the invoice for frame stage today and inspection is arranged for tomorrow.
custom Build ownit home ownithomes.com.au quote, upgrades
Yes totally agree with what the builder has said, the stormwater was a closed system, the concretor has cut that closed system when installing the grates. It's not an…
Builders Collective petitioning for a Royal Commission
Phil Dwyer, National President of the Builders Collective, was on RN Drive this evening to explain why they want a Royal Commission. If you want to listen, the link is…
Metricon thoughts&Bordeaux 59 (Melb) &builder recommendation
I will DM you! Thank you
KDR - Allcastle Homes Grandworth 45 MK2
Yes, for anyone looking at a project home, should allow at least 100k for extras with the building company when looking at finances etc. Then another 100k for all the…
2nd floor additon in Sydney's lower north shore
This side of the bridge alexp79, you'd be looking at more like 2.5 - 3K per sq metre to start with then level of finish and how much work to be done on the existing…
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