Hi, we built our beach house up at Omaha north of Auckland 6 years ago and we used Onduline for part of the cladding. It looks terrible, it seems to be breaking down. We called...
by Burton on 22/03/11, 12:58pm Comments (0)
Concrete Block or Tilt slab? Help
Hi just joined up, what a great forum, i am looking at building a concrete block or tilt slab base 25mx12m with 5 bedrooms and garaging downstairs with large open plan log house on top basement and fir...
by magnet on 30/07/11, 10:05am Comments (0)
Hi Me & My sister are looking at our options we would like to start looking to buy own home but still not sure if we should buy our current house now (that we rent) and renovate it or to buy a...
by SF93 on 12/01/11, 06:57pm Comments (0)
Low pressure hot water cylinder
I have a low pressure hot water cylinder. Can I simily buy and change to a mains pressure? Do I need to replace the pipes as well? Do I need to apply for a consent to do so?...
by Ivanzland on 13/06/11, 09:55am Comments (0)
Basement floods - water stranded under floor
The house which built on pole base is sitting on a relatively lower site. Due to recently heavy and long term rainfalls. The basement (or you called it 'underfloor' as the height is not high enough for...
by Ivanzland on 13/06/11, 09:58am Comments (0)
4 Essential Considerations for Balustrade Installations
With so many different balustrade systems on the market from hundreds of different handrail manufacturers, it can often be a little bewildering as to where to get started on a project. Chances ar...
by nickrussell on 04/03/13, 08:52pm Comments (0)
G J Gardner v Jennian
So we're finally going to build the dream home. We have the section all ready to go and have narrowed down our list of contenders to G J Gardner and Jennian Homes, but we are struggling ...
by nikhat on 25/01/13, 03:22pm Comments (0)
Stainless Steel Balustrades for Business – Buy Right, Buy Once
There are so many businesses for which balustrade systems are anything but optional. For reasons of basic health and safety at least they are an absolute must, though it usually goes without saying tha...
by nickrussell on 02/05/13, 10:51pm Comments (0)