Building, Renovation & Maintenance
Prefab building manufacturers in Melbourne
Does anyone know a few prefab manufacturers in Melbourne? Looking for quotations of timber materials (wall frames, floor joists, roof trusses) to frame the house.
Lot Street address wrong on the title
I am about to settle a block of land in Perth. My block is sandwiched between a street on the back and main road on the front. As per the covenant I am required…
Building price increases
StructuralBIMGuy you must be living under a rock to say society trusts Enginners it would be the same as saying I'm going to get lucky with Angelina Jolie!
Look at the…
7 Months, No Brickie!
Since about the 4 month mark, the builder has been saying 4-6 weeks and then pushing it out further saying the brickie they had lined up has moved on to…
Over 700 on ours, but we had 64K in site costs and added solar, reverse cycle air con, outdoor lighting, alarm and CCTV, surround sound wiring, data and TV points…
Re-level or restump?
Hey homebase Welcome to the forum
Where did you find these restumpers on "Mushroom repair review"? or a google ad for "We sell DIY stumps"
You have every right to be…
Building Doulton 50 with Metricon
We went with their downlights, and got batten holders in the rooms we wish to add other pendants (or a junction box in the ceiling), so at least the wiring is there!
Masterton - Westwood
Agreed. Guess we just have no option than to be patient. I am doing a knowckodwn and rebuild and was hoping to be in the new home by christmas next year. Looking unlikely…
DIY dinning table ends up wobbly
I want to ask something
Someone suggest me
Crypto video course
He said it's best course if you want to be successful in Crypto
Then you will be rich…
Choosing home builders
I am planning to build house in Brisbane ( inner west). Looking at gj, Metricon and Clarendon. Couldn’t make decisions which one to choose. GJ can make personalised…
I have come up with a design for our extension. Bathroom laundry and ensuite is straight forward but I would be interested on critique for the open plan portion 5x8.5m; Do…
Dec 01, 2021 10:42 pm
Need help with Staircase location
most of the upstairs living areas is for walkways between the stairs, bedrooms and bathrooms so attempting to make the kids bedrooms bigger by changing the upstairs…
Strata reno - non-structural wall
As Stewie says it really comes down to your body corporate rules.
We just did a full reno on an apartment in lane cove ( including removing a structural wall) and…
I'm in the Sunshine Coast Qld and trying to match a new section of my gutters and fascia with the existing ones. Does anyone know who manufactures this product…
Dec 01, 2021 10:47 am
Water tanks and building codes
It's an amazing transformation. I wish that the inept building and plumbing regulatory bodies that are ostensibly there to govern Standards and protect home owners from…
Building with fowler homes
We have completed all appointments (awaiting quotes from kitchen and internals). DA approval has been granted but nothing can happen until all quotes are received and…
Hydronic Heating Panels & Boilers
if this is not too late, Bosh boilers and burgman panels are high quality products. I am using the same brands for my new house (installation of hydronic is yet to be…
Water pooling around footings
First thing is to get a professional plumber to check your pipes for a leak.
It looks to me that water maybe entering under your house from the front yard lawn area…
La niña vs el niño - slabs on clay
I can tell you the 3 things require for significant slab heave are 1.initial dry clay 2.highly or extremely reactive clay and then 3.a source of water.
I have seen…
Dehumidification for unit
Oops...my bad! It's a humidifier lol. I scanned through the catalogue a few days ago and marked it to check later. Now I understand why the low price.
Nov 30, 2021 3:12 pm
Metricon Studio M Costing
Reaching out here on a limb to see if anyone has a spreadsheet with studio M costings from within the last year or 2. I'd like to cost things out a bit before…
Bathroom exhaust venting to laundry
I'm chasing the builder on the bathroom exhaust.... Might be an uphill battle on asking him to add a laundry exhaust as well.
Is annoying that they don't do it properly in…
Marks/discolouration on shower tiles?
Thanks for the response. I have left the shower unused for a week, with mains turned off (although did not drain the lines), and no change to the marks.
I have had one…
Building inspection stages
Your list is woefully inadequate
Who will check your site drainage and relationship of slab levels in relation to ground?
Who will check your contract adjustments at the end?
Put together this little tv unit for the kids retreat, so good that the kiddos have their own little area to chill out
Toilet Rough-in for Toto Neorest
Would be better if Japan wasn't so Xenophobic and just made all their cool gadgets available here, I marvel at the disconnect between the Panasonic Japan and Australian…
Undermount rangehood - Sirius vs Whispair
Hi. Thanks for the feedback. We did end up going with Whispair
Now simply need to make a choice between on-board or external motor. They said we can decide in the next…
😅😅 Cheers mate
Tbf I was hoping it was going to be a box gutter option (aesthetically more appealing I guess) but maybe it's a silver lining to have it this way…
I was just after some general information and some feedback based on experience on the general timeframes and stages to go from raw land to registration…
Nov 29, 2021 4:22 pm
Has anyone done a recent price estimate with King? I was basically told prices have shot up 100-200k and I shouldnt waste my time doing a tender with them. Thats really…
With narrow blocks, it is usually stipulated by the developer which side you need to put your garage. Your house will have a build to boundary garage and so will the…