Building Contracts – Watch Out For!

While this article is written for homeowners ,it has  a number of very important points that owner builders need to be aware of when dealing with tradesmen.The most important point for an owner builder is `Use contracts to protect yourself` & `sign off on variations` read on………   If you are about to enter into, or have already entered into, …

Owner Builder Makes a Profit!

If you are thinking of owner building,this is what you can achieve when you plan your project,buy at the best price & choose the right trades but most importantly manage the project to get the outcome you desire.And as a bonus you are adding to your wealth by saving the builders margin. KATRINA CREER, Hills Shire Times October 18, 2017  …

Owner builders please note the following article!

HOME renovators and tradies are unknowingly putting themselves at risk of lung cancer by failing to protect against silica dust on the job site, the Cancer Council says. New estimates from the cancer charity suggest more than 230 cases of lung cancer each year are caused by exposure to silica dust, prompting warnings for tradespeople and DIY home renovators to …

Check your gutters!

If you are an owner builder  & renovating ,check to ensure your plumber is registered ,and do so when building a new home as well…   If the sound of rain on your roof is followed by the sound of a waterfall cascading down the side of your house, you could have a guttering problem.   Properly installed and maintained …