Update for the Naa Glua project. Is it possible to obtain financing for a local project, and what hoops do you need to jump through.
David S two story project in Naaklua. Land and project budget. House dimensions. Soil geological survey.
David S (coolthaihouse member) is doing an interesting 2 story project in Naaklua. The story of his land purchase and initial project plans.
Laurence’s building project in Mai Sai and a picture to boot.
Thomas shares his dream project — the Koh Phan Ngan beach house. Incredible views and a neat design make this a very unique project.
Peter M: what to do when a bad contractor gets worse.
A reader is buying a house and wants to get a pre-purchase building inspection.
Reader explains why sometimes in Thailand it takes more than once to get it right.
The builders want 369,000 baht up front on a 1.1 m project. Not only that, each payment milestone is to be paid in advance.
Boon Mee asks a question regarding the correct sequence for bring in fill dirt, in relation to excavation of a pool and a perimeter wall.
What do you do if your contractor starts finding a bunch of add on work that should be covered in the original contract, and now that he is the only one that can do it — his quotes are outrageous!
More on the Peter M project. Modern style bare concrete floor with utethane layer. Is there a way to add color to the concrete floor during or after the mix?
This is an update on the California Spanish Style Villa. This house uses a lot of innovative construction techniques.
Peter M on the second story remodel. What materials to use. Answers by Robin T.
Cause of termite problems. Avoid pre cast columns at all costs.
Project in the design phase: A house that marries Thai and Western design features, will be environmentally friendly, along with special A/C and septics.
Getting a professional engineer in to make recommendations is a good idea.
Image; a house right on the water in Ko Chang. Hurry before it’s too late.
This is an innovative project which utilizes double wall construction, special septics, terracotta mexican tiles and solar power.
Here is the link to John’s photo album, showing a chronological pictoral history of the the building of his Thai style house. Ultra cool.
A corrupt subcontractor gets in a unique position to take advantage of his workers — and he does.
John shares his beautiful and cool Thai style building project — with Pics.
The contractor is recommending something that looks a little scary. Will it work?
Bank foreclosure sales in the LOL. One readers personal experience. Things to do and not do.
Comparing a ballerina with a dishonest Thai developer can make one appreciate the smoothness of the smallest of scams.
In this Hypothetical is Joe just being a good neighbor, or is he being nosy? Among other things, this story points out there is a different take on trash here.
Robbie has a question about the best way to organize a lease for the Krabi dream house.
Although it is a long drive from Bangkok, this reader will make the sacrifice to make sure the job gets done the way he wants it.
Robbie’s dream villa and questions about architects and land leases. Project description
The proper way to reinforce concrete – from someone who likes the site.