Building, Renovation & Maintenance
Wall cracks, building footpath as per CSIRO BTF18
The problem is that if the concrete dumps water at the far edge of the concrete then this can make the clay swell lifting the edge and tilt the concrete pavement back…
Our First Home Build with Commodore Homes in Seville Grove!
Hi, If you don't mind me asking, we have also chosen the loongana-limestone as the face brick as it looks great. However we found that the sand texture on it is loose and…
First home build,Movida Midvale WA, Smart Homes For Living
Hi, If you don't mind me asking, we have also chosen the loongana-limestone as the face brick as it looks great. However we found that the sand texture on it is loose…
Looking for feedback and color combination for the Facade
Frame stage - Steel work first or Timber frames first?
Normally the steel would be brought to site and installed by the builder, posts, then walls and then beams with a crane if needed. If it extensive the steel might be…
Building with SJD Homes in 2020 - Charleston 310 customised
That's awesome. My SJD build kicks off on Feb 2, hopefully not too many issues, lol. Let the fun times begin!
Western Sydney custom build: solar passive
very happy that your husband likes the new upstairs and i did not deliberately expand the upstairs: what seems like extra space is just different shaped rooms without the…
Building element extending more than 1m above gutter line
Hello, I am going to go through CDC for approval and have been asked to decrease the building height from 8m to 7m as the building height according to Cl.3C.16.6 cannot…
Help need .. can i pullout home and land package
It is not quite accurate that "No contract is effecting unless such time as both parties have signed off on it.". There are very few instances where a written contract…
Anyone built/building with Hudson Homes - Central Coast NSW?
we are 10 month into our build and no lockup stage
Anticon Insulation thickness for Colorbond Roof
I live in a house with colourbond with no anticon - (Sarking only) and R3.5 insulation batts - we paid $4.5k back in 2010 to have colorbond. The rain noise is not much an…
Neighbour trespassing on our property to remove plants again
Give your neighbour the opportunity to apologise and to replace the stolen plant!
Anyone installing Quantum Next gen range of Vinyl planks ?
Hey Bebbsy, You're probably sick of these questions, but I was wondering if you'd be happy to share via PM some pics of the installed product? Thanks!
[NSW[ Home building Compensation Fund (Insurance)
Main thing is that you contract with the company and receive the insurance certificate in the name of the company. No other variation will protect you ie contract in…
For double brick wall DPC can you use polyurethane
Hi all For double brick wall with cavity can you use polyurethane damp proof course or do you have to use aluminium damp proof course?
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