Building, Renovation & Maintenance
Oct 18, 2021 5:04 pm
Is this reasonable for Tiger tails.
Anyway way I can reduce this?
With existing plumbing and windows, it's very difficult to add another room.
If you are prepared to re-do all plumbing and windows, you might be able to add another…
Yes. I think it all depends who your site supervisor is.
Garage wall construction
There are a number of reasons.
Where are you building? Is the garage a zero lot wall? Are there eaves on the side of the garage?
Current timber wait time
Thanks for the response. 12 weeks is painful. But we are not far off from 12 weeks, I hope we get it by then.
Clarendon help please (Boston 28)
Oh hi, this post again.
Perhaps you can swap your Leisure with one of the bedrooms? I'd swap Leisure area with either Bed 2 or Bed 4. After swapping, reduce the size of…
Canterbury Grand Deluxe
The Canterbury Grand looks amazing!
Were there any issues adding the window to the pantry or ceiling speakers?
Did you extend any walls/add doors…
Carlisle Canterbury Grand 43
The Canterbury Grand looks amazing!
Were there any issues adding the window to the pantry?
Did you extend any walls/add doors anywhere?
I'm looking at the…
Developer cut and fill
We purchased a block of land from a developer that had already had a cut and fill, the contract includes fences to boundary, the cut that was done has…
Potential stormwater issue
I am in the initial design stage of building a home on my block of land in a well established inner Melbourne suburb. My block is 10 metres wide and 44 metres…
Demolition & removal of waffle pod slab
I am looking for some advice on demolition and removal of an existing waffle slab. Background is that it was an owner builder project and the owner got…
SBG Superior building group
Anyone currently building their house with SBG?
For us it's been close to 1 year since they started our build ( single storey house), so many delays and issues, even now…
How to split levels
It's bright because I hate dark houses and the kitchen is the brightest room in the house, it is in the middle of the house with no window, but it does have an 800mm…
Bricks vs Hebel vs Cladding
Thank you Pedro4137,
Correct, Hebel 75mm weighs around 60kg per m2 to 21kg per m2 Scyon Stria cladding 16mm thick. Big difference...
We have decided to go with the cladding
Thomas Archer Bayside Build
We are building the Nouveau. We strongly considered the evoke but when it was sighted it was a few metres longer and didn’t leave enough of a backyard. From memory…
Assistance with estimating OB cost items
Plasterboard $25m2 this is the actual plasterboard not floor space. That's supply, install and finish. $8 a linear metre for squareset.
Roofing is $75m2 for steel…
Signature on Edmund - Riverstone
Thanks fei for your feedback and update.
I think all the house and land package likes that. Much much appreciated for ur feedback
Worried about Alfresco pier
I’d rather see the timber and be able to fix any rot etc. I think enclosing it prevents termite inspection and rot inspection, better to replace with galvanised steel…
Oct 16, 2021 9:34 pm
Attached is revised design with Media room moved to back of the house. The room dimensions have been missed in the design, I have asked for this to be included.
Oct 16, 2021 8:28 pm
Master bedroom layout
It’s a personal choice !!
Opt 1 if you are not a big fan of WIR.. Plus, I would recommend creating a study with an addition of a window on both the sides; gives you the…
CDC approval time
Has anyone had recent experience with NSW planning portal on how long it takes to get a CDC approval for a new development? Our private certifier submitted our application…
Driveway standards and issues.
Thanks mate, I checked with our local council and there is no guidelines to design or gradients.
All we can argue is that the driveway is defective as it cannot be used…
I'm thinking about converting the back of the house into a granny flat of sorts.
There's currently a bathroom there, and on the other side of the wall to where the…
What do you think about the material of the facade we should go with? Render or weatherboard? And what color do you think it will make a nice standout with…
Thanks for your help. For me the issue doesn’t seem to be the thermal contraction, as I am getting continuous and consistent “clicks” type noises downstairs when…
Kitchen Window privacy
consider external shutters operated by electric motor with a switch inside the kitchen...not cheap but very happy with ours
Rainwater harvesting tank overflow
From what I can see both tanks only have outlets which are about 30cm from the base of the tank. Is this different to a low drain valve?
Currently both tanks are set up…
i can't read the dimensions but 5m is too short to include a dining table and seating for a 4 bedroom (6 person? home) consider reversing the kitchen and using the space…
I cannot express legal advice but it seems that if there is a drainage easement then you should have right to access it for drainage. It seems that you will have to make…
New Concrete Slab cracks
There are degrees of cracking.. you'll just have to wait it out and see if it gets worse.
OT If you got onto any issues during the pour, you could make your case stronger…