Australian Home Builder Tips

Specifier Australia provides a list of resources for anyone looking to build their own house in Australia. We help you find the right architecture, engineers and builders for your project.

The process of building a house in Australia is more complex than one would imagine. There are many different types of licenses or qualifications needed to build each type of property, not to mention the new laws and codes that come into force all the time. Building regulations have become more complex and restrictive over the last few decades. All of this will be a surprise to someone new to Australia looking for friendly, simple solutions to building their dream house in their chosen location.

Building a house in Australia can be very complex and it is not recommended that you attempt to do this without the assistance of a licensed builder. Australian home builders face a myriad of regulations that vary widely between states, territories and local governments. Licensing and registration requirements also differ depending on whether the proposed building work will be carried out in new or existing homes.

Our home building tips and knowledge hub will help to take the confusion out of building a house in Australia. To build a house in Australia there are numerous government agencies that your project needs to comply with including The Australian Building Code (ABC) governs the requirements for all building work.

How Long does Treated Pine Last?

The life expectancy of treated pine lumber can vary depending on a number of factors. You can read here about all the factors that impact the last of treated pine timber.

Builder FAQs

Difference Between H2 and H3 Timber

The main difference between H2 treated timber and H3 treated timber is formaldehyde. Here at Specifier, you can read about the differences between H2 and H3 treated pine timber.

Builder FAQs

What is H4 Treated Pine?

H4 Treated Pine timber is structural lumber that was introduced to the building industry in 1970. It is also known as PT (Pressure Treated timber products) and is treated with chemicals for greater insect and weather protection than untreated pine. Read more…

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Fridge Dimensions

A refrigerator is one of the appliances that we all need in our home. Materials the fridges are made and their standard sizes is something that you can read here.

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Standard Shower Size Australia

If you want to install a new shower in your bathroom or to replace the old one, this is the right place to find out about shower dimensions in Australia.

Bathroom Renovation

What is a Linear Metre

Have you ever wondered what a linear metre is, particularly as an Australian? Our comprehensive guide aims to answer just that

Builder FAQs

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