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4 years4 yearsjamt007jamt007 posted:
BAL (bushfire attack level)

Hi Skyzie - how did you get it from 29 down to 12.5?

4 years4 yearsjamt007jamt007 posted:
Stringing in

Greetings
fairly basic question, but where does the string attach to when securing the insulation batts? the noggins? i take it noggin width are less than the stud width so string…

4 years4 yearsjamt007jamt007 posted:
recessed shelving

internal niches will be on internal wall.

4 years4 yearsjamt007jamt007 posted:
KELMSCOTT, WA

Greetings
Looking to build a house in kelmscott hillls, W.A. - i have relatives/friends in different trades, but am thinking it might be worth using local people for this and…

4 years4 yearsjamt007jamt007 posted:
recessed shelving

sorry, i might not have explained properly, but i guess the theory is the same - recesses are not actually in the shower, but above basin, or near it.

4 years4 yearsjamt007jamt007 posted:
recessed shelving

Greetings
this relates to walls, but a bathroom wall so will post here
i am hoping to build either a steel or timber framed home
rather than shelving out from the wall, was…

4 years4 yearsjamt007jamt007 posted:
bathroom floors

Greetings
Have a question about bathroom floors and pole homes (no concrete slab)
How is the floor sloped for water run off in a shower - i'd like to have a walk…

5 years5 yearsjamt007jamt007 posted:
COST OF BUILDING ON SLOPING LAND

my house-to-be is approx 90sqm with 15sqm of balcony, with a drop of about 1.7m. Very early estimate had cost of subfloor (including soil test, engineering, scaffolding) at 50K.…

5 years5 yearsjamt007jamt007 posted:
building to lockup and beyond

Greetings
this is more of an info thing, but I thought I'd share
Just got off the phone with ANZ (im in perth if that makes any difference to info)
I have a…

5 years5 yearsjamt007jamt007 posted:
down pipes

its impossible to see where the opening of the original down pipes are without removing roof tiles - so that is what i will do.

5 years5 yearsjamt007jamt007 posted:
savings and offset

brainwave - use ING as everyday account, deposit all savings into bankwest offset account and throw card away :)

5 years5 yearsjamt007jamt007 posted:
savings and offset

cheers mark - I might ring the bank and say, can I specify an account which can replace the current offset account (such as the ING account).
it wont be…

5 years5 yearsjamt007jamt007 posted:
savings and offset

have decided to put savings for house into INGdirect at the moment. I don't trust myself enough not to spend it and can set up an automatic savings plan…

5 years5 yearsjamt007jamt007 posted:
Masters, Bunnings, IKEA

thanks for your post stelle, my only comment would be, like, hope it like works out for you ;)

5 years5 yearsjamt007jamt007 posted:
Masters, Bunnings, IKEA

yeh, mine will be small-ish, looking at about 5-7sqm (or is that big?) ha!
thinking a galley kitchen perhaps
if i can keep it under $10k i will be over the moon

5 years5 yearsjamt007jamt007 posted:
Masters, Bunnings, IKEA

well done Donna
I agree, you can mix and match IKEA
can i ask what you spent on your kitchen?
did you install it yourself (except electrics/plumbing obviously) and do ikea help with…

5 years5 yearsjamt007jamt007 posted:
savings and offset

Greetings
Ive got a loan for land, through a broker, who said "forget INGdirect savings account, put it all into the loan; come and see me when you need a loan…

5 years5 yearsjamt007jamt007 posted:
Masters, Bunnings, IKEA

Greetings
just a quick question
Im tempted to make the most of what Masters, Bunnngs, IKEA have to offer - any reason why I shouldnt?
Ok, IKEA stuff looks like IKEA stuff and…

5 years5 yearsjamt007jamt007 posted:
down pipes

possible arfur, but if so, they are doing a rubbish job, because when it rains water pours out said spout. And/or the offset has no fall. Would have to…

5 years5 yearsjamt007jamt007 posted:
home size

ddarroch, finally got plan together then found an old post (this one) and you spoke about SIP's - will email builder right now :)
for costs, I…

5 years5 yearsjamt007jamt007 posted:
down pipes

Greetings
My partners place, which is a small apartment, has 2 downpipes that come down from the eave, and into the garden.
These downpipes are not connected to the guttering
Instead the guttering…

5 years5 yearsjamt007jamt007 posted:
Lockup/OB and ross squires

Cheers Barker
Ive given them my own plans rather than go fro theirs. My block is not standard shape so their designs wouldnt have worked.
I am under no illusion re…

5 years5 yearsjamt007jamt007 posted:
Lockup/OB and ross squires

Greetings all
Finally got my act together and got a base price for soil test/engineering/stumping/sub-floor and a 2 bed/2bath to lockup
Has anyone used ross squires homes before? Thoughts?
Thinking I can…

5 years5 yearsjamt007jamt007 posted:
Draftsman reqd Perth, Hamerlsey area?

Gday Perthguy
My next door neighbours is a draftsman.
Not sure which company he works for though
can find out for you.

5 years5 yearsjamt007jamt007 posted:
OB in Perth

Hi Nimisha - how did you go with finance if you dont mind me asking?
im hoping to get to lock up and finish with family/friends tradesmen and myself…

5 years5 yearsjamt007jamt007 posted:
OB in Perth

If I can add to this post, I'd be keen to know peoples opinion on finishing a house from lock up stage to completion - especially how the banks operate.…

5 years5 yearsjamt007jamt007 posted:
owner/builder from lockup

Greetings
Im not sure if this topic has been started before, if so then apologies for a repeat
Im hoping to have a building company construct a house to lock up stage…

5 years5 yearsjamt007jamt007 posted:
home size

hello
doing my own plans for a 2 bed, 2 bathroom pole home
current size is 105m2 for house with 18m2 of verandah
anyone with similar dimensions?
wondering about costs - i know…

5 years5 yearsjamt007jamt007 posted:
To lockup and beyond

i guess not

5 years5 yearsjamt007jamt007 posted:
To lockup and beyond

Greetings
Has anyone used a builder who builds to lockup and also provides the kit/instructions to complete their home themselves?
Sort of a half builder - half owner/builder set up
If so, how…

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