Building a Waldorf or Marriot by Porter Davis
It may surprise people to know that I can't stand watching the block. It is not the people or what they do that I have a problem with, what I have a major problem with the is money side of things. The majority of people…
Granite pavers over concrete
There is some advice about finished levels (after the pavers have been laid) here http://www.anewhouse.com.au/2014/02/hei ... ve-ground/
Laying slabs over existing concrete I would tend to use mortar.
Best thing is to lay the concrete with joint spacing to suit the slab size.
Have not got a photo but I came across a two storey BV house all bricked up and tiled roof on but the frame did not have one single brace in it downstairs or upstair, still don't know how it didn't fall over.
Our Half Acre Heaven- Painting completed
Out of curiosity, how do you control the mozzies in your ponds? I know you can get the right fish, but I'm unsure how effective that is as I'm quite sensitive to bites.
Well, the fish should take care of any mozzies....We had 2 koi, a…
Last chance inspection- who cares?
Last week i was called back to the home that I inspected pre handover 2 years ago. Owner said it begun to crack and was worried about slab heave.
This is what I found:
Although surface drainage was poor it did not seem to have caused this…
A custom build in Hammond Heights - walls started.
Yay for progress!!
It can really kill the excitement when nothing happens for extended periods of time, especially if you are visiting daily and seeing nothing. We tried to only visit on weekends to give the builders more time to get something done.
Looking really good and…
Things your BUILDER forgot (lol)
what I notice a lot of is builders not discussing what is missing, or assuming their customer knows what has been removed to bring costs down...
quite a few of the people around us were surprised to discover their houses did not have sarking, of course…
MR221 Apr, 2014 12:16pm11 Replies Building in Brooks Reach - Community Thread
All our gyprock has been done. They just now need to do the corners. I believe we will be at lock up by the end of this week. Hopefully the garage door, laundry door and front door are delivered tomorrow.
K + J21 Apr, 2014 11:57am2,772 Replies