Did you know its still possible to take over ownership of someone else’s private land?
This makes it important to check the Land Title Plan dimensions against the actual site dimensions for the following reasons:
If the actual dimensions are bigger it doesn’t mean the seller owns the ‘extra’ land unless they can demonstrate [read more...]
Looks a bit like a Rustic Type Path . . . . So why do I think this is a Fail?
Well even though I was careful, and wearing safety work boots, I nearly rolled my ankle!
Just imagine a woman trying to walk up the path wearing high heeled shoes!
These are the [read more...]
If you are going to do your own removals……. Plan your route carefully, and get plenty of insurance!
You don’t want to end up like this!
This bridge in South Melbourne seems to claim at least one truck a month.
Some professional drivers like this but, but a lot are hire trucks.
Follow [read more...]
What is Grey Water?
Grey Water includes all the waste water from the house with the exception of toilet waste. (Black Water)
It can includes water from; Washing Machine, Dishwasher, Sink, Wash Basin, and Shower.
A basic grey water reuse scheme sending washing machine water using a two way diverter valve to a perforated [read more...]
Condensation, a minor inconvenience, or a major problem?
A little condensation on windows is easily dealt with, . . . . . . but heavy condensation in poorly ventilated corners can lead to mould damaging your walls, ceilings, or even your clothes.
Why does Condensation Occur
Condensation in a building occurs when warm air, [read more...]
Have you ever wondered what this is in your garden?
Perhaps you have seen ‘ORG’ on a drawing.
Well the answer is it’s called an Overflow Relief Gully.
An ORG is a vital part of protecting your house against Sewage Overflows.
The grate is set well below the level of the lowest waste water [read more...]
I think a Shovel, as well as a Spade, is a worthwhile addition to your tool collection for your new home.
You should be able to buy a ‘Concreters’ Shovel like this for $25 dollars, or less, so it shouldn’t break the bank!
As well as concreting it’s a good shovel for loading bark. [read more...]
There are three common types of noise in plumbing systems:
Rattling When Water Is Turned On
Reasons for this type of sound are:
If the system is new or just been altered it could be air in the pipes. With hydronic heating, or some solar systems it could be steam in the pipes. Pipes that [read more...]