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6 d6 dJokerJoker posted:
Thomas Archer Bayside Build

Nice looking block,strip footings,looks like the start of a quality build.

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7 d7 dJokerJoker posted:
Roof - colour bond Vs Tiles?

The fault here is with various trades that butchered installation through your roof,not the colourbond installer or actually the colourbond,it's the poor quality trades who didn't properly install your accessories,this…

10 d10 dJokerJoker posted:
Roof - colour bond Vs Tiles?

Tradies walking on roofs , some of which are big guys and regularly break tiles in which not all will say,u got some spare tiles as I broke a few,where…

10 d10 dJokerJoker posted:
Roof - colour bond Vs Tiles?

Right on,have only had leak problems with tiles.

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12 d12 dJokerJoker posted:
HIA Build Contract without updated plans

Normal or not ,what structuralbimguy says is very real ,a huge possibility ,that's why I would get a pre contract inspection included,can eliminate and or place builder on notice,you have…

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16 d16 dJokerJoker posted:
Dealing with stress and anxiety in regards to your house aft

Your father would be so proud of you, you went for life's biggest and hardest financial drain time and with such a personal loss have came through to bring a…

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16 d16 dJokerJoker posted:
Roof with no sarking

If your colourbond is a very light colour compared to my dark colourbond roof the temperature of the light colour will be half of a dark colour,60 degrees for dark…

1 month1 monthJokerJoker posted:
Monier Atura profile roof tiles or Colorbond Metal Roof

Second everything above.

1 month1 monthJokerJoker posted:
My Oven is too big...

Be cheaper to change ovens.

1 month1 monthJokerJoker posted:
Floor joist holes for ducting - normal?

Always thought holes couldn't be more than1/4,1/3 of joist,to he sure keep asking , plenty of forum experts can answer .

1 month1 monthJokerJoker posted:
50.000$

What, building forum .

2 months2 monthsJokerJoker posted:
Perth Project Builders M2 Pricing

Really worth getting a pre contract inspection with a highly qualified inspector, mistakes, oversites ,unfair builder friendly clauses will be picked up,good luck.

2 months2 monthsJokerJoker posted:
Perth Project Builders M2 Pricing

Gee that seems almost unrealistic ,280,000 for a custom build,there has to be some big surprises somewhere or lots left out and or doubtful quality ,ask plenty of questions and…

2 months2 monthsJokerJoker posted:
Advice, ideas and recommendations

Single best thing you can do,talk to 3 customers just finished in your area with chosen builder,all the better to include trades and include a pre contract inspection,the more homework,the…

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2 months2 monthsJokerJoker posted:
Neighbours slab higher than my house

If it's on his land,he will pay and can't let run off water go into your property,or you could place on boundary and go halves,would probably mean less run off…

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2 months2 monthsJokerJoker posted:
3 phase power and surge protection - urgent help needed

Have actron add on ac 17kw single phase,,never a problem ,home almost 50squares, with 2-3 zones on when used,4zones all up,have 5kw micro inverted solar,was almost going with 3phase,but found…

2 months2 monthsJokerJoker posted:
Gap in wall skirting, window frames, cabinet and garage door

Also remember in first few months moving in that you tend to get more bugs ,but eventually this changes,try electrical field plug ins,ant dust right around your house perimeter,3month bug…

2 months2 monthsJokerJoker posted:
Roof - colour bond Vs Tiles?

My colourbond is unbelievably quiet,as hate noisy colourbond,you can easily make it quite .

2 months2 monthsJokerJoker posted:
Windows - is it worth upgrading with project builder

Your correct ,ours are really chunky ,frames around 100mm wide,gives a look of solidity and quality to home.

Windows - is it worth upgrading with project builder
2 months2 monthsJokerJoker posted:
Brick Render vs Foam Render

Hi had a foam render home, durability I found very good with no cracking for 15; years I had it, does effect value maybe 10_15 percent,this time I went…

2 months2 monthsJokerJoker posted:
Roof - colour bond Vs Tiles?

Not a expert but have had both ,roof tiles once,colourbond twice, had much greater maintenance issues with tiles and they are quite easy to lift off your roof but are…

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2 months2 monthsJokerJoker posted:
My double glazed windows fro China

Oh yes it is, build about 4 years ago and have thermally broken double glazed windows tilt n turn with roto hardware including a five door wood grain look…

2 months2 monthsJokerJoker posted:
My double glazed windows fro China

I'm not in the window business,just talking common sense,it's obvious your not in business,as such a shallow statement deserves debate.

2 months2 monthsJokerJoker posted:
My double glazed windows fro China

Your reasons are misguided and just plain unfair,10 times the price,first you have a space to store and operate from,second you have a warranty and after service,and provide spare parts,you…

2 months2 monthsJokerJoker posted:
My double glazed windows fro China

I second this,or next could be your job.

2 months2 monthsJokerJoker posted:
New roof tiles acceptable install?

You desperately need a good building inspector who can keep you informed about regulations,knowing your rights is a great start and having a knowledgeable inspector on your side puts them…

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2 months2 monthsJokerJoker posted:
New roof tiles acceptable install?

Gee looks a poor job, tiler should not have layed tiles on a obviously poorly finished surface,other more qualified guys can comment further,
Alex79, building expert,savh20, structuralbimguy, worst thing is you…

2 months2 monthsJokerJoker posted:
Advice, ideas and recommendations

The trouble with most first time builds is the priorities are all wrong, everyone's after inclusions and does no homework on build quality, checking display homes only ,then choosing a…

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