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13 years13 yearsbunoluvasbunoluvas posted:
Breeze Blocks Anyone?

Ok....I've found the sort of thing I wanted from Midland....they don't advertise the product online it would seem.

13 years13 yearsbunoluvasbunoluvas posted:
Breeze Blocks Anyone?

Hi All,
I'm just wondering if anyone know of a supplier in W.A. (SW preferably) who sells concrete breeze blocks? Basically I'm hoping to find some to build raised planters…

14 years14 yearsbunoluvasbunoluvas posted:
How to locate copper pipes in walls?

Thanks guys for the ...errr pointers :) After talking to a couple of plumbers about the logical expectation of the pipe work for our…

14 years14 yearsbunoluvasbunoluvas posted:
How to locate copper pipes in walls?

Hi all,
Just wondering if theres a way to locate copper pipes in a bricked wall. We've discovered that this was one stage of our build we neglected to take…

14 years14 yearsbunoluvasbunoluvas posted:
Art

Personally we like aboriginal and contemporary design.
We have one art piece that we love....its a painting with amazing movement. about 1.8mx900mm.
here's a similar style to it...

Art
14 years14 yearsbunoluvasbunoluvas posted:
GARDEN WALL ART

Hi Michelle,
I love this sort of idea for a garden feature however i'm wondering if you know of anywhere that does stainless steel plate designs. Basically i'm hoping to…

14 years14 yearsbunoluvasbunoluvas posted:
Help with gate

I built my own gates (one has a span of 2.3m and the other 900mm wide) and came in well under budget for my quotes. All up they cost…

14 years14 yearsbunoluvasbunoluvas posted:
Shower & Bathroom Lighting

Hi all,
We are currently about to have our ensuite tiled finally and I'm now thinking about how to light the room. We have a his and hers cabinet with…

14 years14 yearsbunoluvasbunoluvas posted:
Solar Setup For My Garden

sorry for the delay in replying here guys. Thanks for the pointers...I'll do some research and see what I can find out there.

14 years14 yearsbunoluvasbunoluvas posted:
Solar Setup For My Garden

Hi All,
We're currently starting to tackle our back yard landscaping (finally) and amongst the shed, water tanks, rendered planters and numerous other debates we've had the topic of using solar…

14 years14 yearsbunoluvasbunoluvas posted:
Landscape designer vs DIY

We contacted a local company who does commercial landscaping and a little design work. All we really wanted was to have a concept design done woth a rough planting…

15 years15 yearsbunoluvasbunoluvas posted:
Limestone wall alternative

Haven"t been on the forum so sorry if this comes a bit late. I,like you, have been looking at the alternatives to limestone.
The only ones I've looked…

15 years15 yearsbunoluvasbunoluvas posted:
Cost for first home buyers...

$260,000 here in Bunbury, W.A. Also first home builders/owners. Parents/family originally wanted us to buy a cheap established house but the prices here were already topping $260k minimum.…

15 years15 yearsbunoluvasbunoluvas posted:
Building to Lock Up Stage Only

I doubt it. I would say that most of the money a builder can earn is from the finishing stages. The biggest problems may come from specifying plumbing…

15 years15 yearsbunoluvasbunoluvas posted:
Fixture stage

We've had personal experience with this one. If the work isnt complete get in touch ASAP. We found that the computer system that automates the invoices and accounts…

15 years15 yearsbunoluvasbunoluvas posted:
Laminate Flooring installation costs?

hi momoklick,
Well this all depends on what you choose. We are putting 80m2 into our house so will just calculate the cost for your 12m2...
Please note this is a…

15 years15 yearsbunoluvasbunoluvas posted:
Your opinions on this please (brickwork)

Hi Scoofy,
We were in your position this time last year. Also building for the first time and wondering about the quality of bricking being carried out. We've learned…

15 years15 yearsbunoluvasbunoluvas posted:
Problems With Building Company

The whole prestart meetings are a funny thing. We seemed to have a similar sort of person work with us and was constantly telling us we can't do this…

15 years15 yearsbunoluvasbunoluvas posted:
How do I save $$ on a new building project.

We agree with the above.
We did our own painting which saved us about $4000.
If you have a paving allowance for an alfresco type area you may want to…

15 years15 yearsbunoluvasbunoluvas posted:
Smart Wiring

Good point Bestbuilder, One thing I probably neglected to mention is that most of our above comments was aproached by us as "cash" jobs conducted by us with the…

15 years15 yearsbunoluvasbunoluvas posted:
floorboards/carpets and skirting boards

Hi Budwah,
We're nearing the stage of works your thinking about so may be able to help...
1. How should we have flooring(s) laid? I have seen different methods about and
wonder…

15 years15 yearsbunoluvasbunoluvas posted:
Shower screen colour selection

One considereration to also make is the colour you'll be painting the walls. Having said that though I think it'd always be best to go for the silver…

15 years15 yearsbunoluvasbunoluvas posted:
Smart Wiring

I'm not sure how the electrics plan would be setup for a double story house. But if the conduit is in the wall empty you can go around and…

15 years15 yearsbunoluvasbunoluvas posted:
Smart Wiring

"Silly question I know...but what is a conduit?"
I don't think there's any such thing as a silly question in this game. ;-) Conduit…

15 years15 yearsbunoluvasbunoluvas posted:
Commencement Delays "Commencement and Price Review Date

Isn't there also a limit to how high an increase can be enforced by the builder? From memory they can't raise a price by more than 5% of…

15 years15 yearsbunoluvasbunoluvas posted:
Landscape Designers

Hi sil,
Yup we're getting right into the waterwise idea too. In terms of plants we plan to keep things quite simple. We're not really flowering plant fans so…

15 years15 yearsbunoluvasbunoluvas posted:
Crossover missing

hmmm... I know someone here will know the ins and outs of this one. I'm just wondering though... a crossover (as far as I'm aware) is…

15 years15 yearsbunoluvasbunoluvas posted:
Landscape Designers

thanks for the pointer Bradek. I've fired off an email to them. What we're really hoping for is a smart and eye catching design only. We hope…

15 years15 yearsbunoluvasbunoluvas posted:
Landscape Designers

Hi All,
We're fast aproaching the stage of thinking about out garden design including driveway, paths, decking and all garden features. We like the idea of having well designed gardens…

15 years15 yearsbunoluvasbunoluvas posted:
Summit Bunbury

Hi Terry,
One thing we've noticed (we're building with a different company here in Bunbury...not sure if we're both trying to build in the same area though) is we have…

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