Building in Thailand
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pic of tropical paradiseThis site provides information on building a house in Pattaya, Thailand and Thailand in general. How to go about getting a nice luxury house built for under $25,000 (1,000,000 Baht)? If you think a sales pitch is brewing…. don’t worry, nothing for sale, no advertising. The only thing requested is feedback after you review the site.

Think of it: living in style in a tropical paradise! Thailand is a wonderful place, until you try to get something done!

OK, maybe it is still a wonderful place, but things can get frustrating at times. Anyway, from the stories with my friends to my own personal experience the saying that fits is ‘If I only knew then what I know now!’. Continue reading…

This page is becoming the new CTH home page. The old one hadn’t been updated since the site started back in 2004 (or 2447 depending on your perspective). Hopefully this rendition will be easier to follow and slightly less cluttered. The page may not work correctly until it is fully set up. For now the url to the page is, eventually it will be moved to (replacing the old home page). All of the old stuff connected to the old home page has been saved and will still be accessible.

There are new sections on the homepage to see the latest gallery updates and also some random images from the gallery. There is a section showing latest forum posts (as before). There is a section showing featured categories of information. These featured categories will show new information on dozer projects, etc., but you can also access the information from the blog page. Continue reading…

Recent Forum Topics

FILTERS: Is Zellbright really...(13) in swimming pool by Breizh29 on 19-Nov-17 8:54PM
"Baan Thai"- My batt...(66) in Life in Thailand by eyecatcher on 19-Nov-17 7:37PM
My infinity pool(109) in swimming pool by Breizh29 on 18-Nov-17 6:32PM
Contracts... n all that.(4) in legal and finance by Thai Dhupp on 18-Nov-17 6:01PM
New pool DIM(80) in swimming pool by Breizh29 on 18-Nov-17 4:07PM
G'day from Down Under(2) in Introduce Yourself by Roger Ramjet on 16-Nov-17 6:30PM
Build in Ubon Ratchathani(61) in Your Building Story by glooga on 16-Nov-17 12:00AM
Concrete Countertops(3) in cement, concrete and mortar by pedro12 on 14-Nov-17 1:02PM
Location for vented soffits on...(4) in roofing by Roger Ramjet on 13-Nov-17 7:39PM
1 Bedroom bungalow in Petchab...(358) in Your Building Story by Bangyai on 13-Nov-17 6:35PM
Silver foil does work(88) in roofing by Roger Ramjet on 11-Nov-17 11:23PM
Flashing: please help explain(15) in roofing by Sheryl on 11-Nov-17 2:28PM
Udon Thani Happy House(980) in Your Building Story by pipoz on 11-Nov-17 12:04PM
Building in Bang Khla(224) in Your Building Story by Alan on 11-Nov-17 7:09AM
Contracts, n all that...(0) in Eastern Region (including Pattaya) by Thai Dhupp on 9-Nov-17 2:22AM
Seeking Builder recommendation...(22) in Eastern Region (including Pattaya) by Thai Dhupp on 9-Nov-17 2:02AM
wood glue(23) in wood and woodworking by Sometimewoodworker on 7-Nov-17 10:19AM
Building in montrantong (Chian...(14) in Your Building Story by zebrafilm on 5-Nov-17 10:20PM
Samsung problem(7) in cooling systems by schuimpge on 4-Nov-17 12:53PM
Buying Colorbond and/or Roof t...(2) in roofing by Sheryl on 4-Nov-17 12:11PM

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