Can you see the garage?
Not just one, but two!
Perhaps this second photo helps
This is a device called a Cardok which I hear is coming to Australia.
Its quite expensive at around $60,000 each, but probably cheaper than having a basement garage with ramp. It also would [read more...]
It can seem like an age since you paid the initial deposit for your new house.
You have spent ages going through everything at Selection.
Surely you can just sign the contract and get started?………….That’s what the builder wants,………… but in my opinion you shouldn’t rush this step.
Time To Examine Contract
Most people [read more...]
You will often find a reference to ‘Fill’ in your Geotechnical Report.
Your site may require ‘Cut and Fill’ to level the site.
Here is a bit of information about the various types of fill:
Ordinary fill is normally excavated material from the site or from a unspecified location. After placement the excavator [read more...]
It’s not in Middle Earth, or even New Zealand, it’s in Florida.
The Building, called the Dune House, is actually two apartments that were designed by William Morgan in 1975.
To find our more including internal photos visit the enpundit.com website.
For more fails and unusual houses go to What the………………….?
Guest post by David Limburg of Online Garden Design
With most new houses, the garden is often the last aspect of the new build that is considered. Often the soil is left in a terrible state by the construction process. Below we outline how to improve your soil after the builders have gone.
What’s Needed [read more...]
If you are getting water hammer in your new house it can be really annoying.
As the problem is caused by fast flowing water being stopped suddenly here are some options to cure it.
Slow the overall speed of flow down
Pressure, which affects the speed of water flow, does vary depending on [read more...]
Does this house look familiar?
Not sure?….Does this picture help?
Yes, someone has built a real life copy of the Simpson’s House.
For some more photographs see FACTSPY.NET
For more unusual houses go to What the………………….? [read more...]
Did you know you can get an Occupancy Permit before your house is finished?….. Useful to know for all those owner builders who want to move in while they finish.
The point of an Occupancy permit is to protect the safety and health of people who occupy and visit the house and to enhance the [read more...]