Building, Renovation & Maintenance
Building & Developing A Duplex In North Ryde
Belated happy new year everyone. The update is that we now have our CDC approved, but in December we encountered a significant issue which nearly derailed the project and…
Neighbour trespassing on our property to remove plants again
So if he has the right to access my property whenever he feels as he has built on boundary. Can I lock my gate or must I provide keys to my property for their…
extension of a semi house in Sydney eastern suburb
Thank you Pulse. To what extent the builders usually commit to the budget? I know there must be some surprise here and there, but in general is there a ballpark figure say…
Has anyone built with Lily Homes (NSW) in recent times ?
Why not ask Lily Homes for the contct details of some of their recent customers for references?, with appropriate permissions of course.
Complying Development Setback - Northern Beaches Council
Call or email your Council and they will provide you with all the information before you go any further. Send an email with all the information and do a follow-up call…
Help need .. can i pullout home and land package
The land and build contracts are two different contracts unless the developer has merged both or has a special clause where you have to build with their builder. What is…
Building with Fairmont Homes NSW - Balmoral 42
Plenty, nothing structural / major though. Just plenty of little things, (e.g. painting issues, sliding doors move to much in rollers so can't lock, front door doesn't…
Australian Standards for Depth of Buried High Voltage Electr
Yes, we understand that, we are just wanting to streamline the Red tape, as over 90% of DAT's are purchased & installed by the Farmer. Knowing what the Conduit Codes are…
Wall cracks, building footpath as per CSIRO BTF18
Thanks so much! I bought the house in 2017 and it has been managed by a property manager. I have asked the PM to take the pictures of the cracks but this is somehow very…
Should we go ahead with double story extension on top of waf
Thanks for sending that through. The proposed plan seems functional but the budget may end up being quite tight. The issue with working with existing building is that…
AllCastle - Electrical inclusion (grey area)
Yes that is how I read it too. However, I would just send them an email & ask for written clarification in any case. The exact number of all electrical supplies should…
Third time's a charm ( our 3rd build @ Bingara Gorge )
Great work cd12JD Really enjoyed reading about your journey!
Extensions - suggestions and advice welcome
Hey melandBlitz Good luck with your project. that gives details about the different stages of a custom home build. Extensions follow a similar process. These are the…
Brick colours to go with Light coloured cocnrete roof tiles.
Recommend structural eng and concreter in Melbourne
Hi guys, I have some cracks in my Melbourne property. I had it inspected by a structural engineer however he now seems too busy, also with poor communication. I also need…
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