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2 h2 hSaveH2OSaveH2O posted:
Downpipes not plumbed into ground/stormwater

The downpipe(s) provide a controlled discharge that is transferred to a point of connection. As such, it satisfies the performance requirements of the NCC provided that the discharge doesn't make…

12 h12 hSaveH2OSaveH2O posted:
Question regarding new build

Qs about windows should be posted in the Windows and Doors sub forum...where the windows and doors experts hang out.
Also ditto to joker's post.

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12 h12 hSaveH2OSaveH2O posted:
Downpipes not plumbed into ground/stormwater

Downpipes DO NOT have to be plumbed directly into the stormwater, in fact, you are not even required to have gutters or downpipes but certain criteria must be met! This…

2 d2 dSaveH2OSaveH2O posted:
Jg king site costs

Lemon scented gums are a fast growing beautiful tree but I would hate the thought of a tall tree known to drop limbs growing on my nature strip. They are…

2 d2 dSaveH2OSaveH2O posted:
Jg king site costs

Re the slab...why play Russian Roulette?
Who planted the trees, the developer or the council and what type of tree are they?

3 d3 dSaveH2OSaveH2O posted:
Roof questions in lock up stage

Really need a better photo.

3 d3 dSaveH2OSaveH2O posted:
Things you forget - summary page 32

The Plumbing Code of Australia which is Part 3 of the National Construction Code (NCC) references AS/NZS 3500.1 (amongst other Australian Standards).
Pipes diverting cold water into the house must be…

4 d4 dSaveH2OSaveH2O posted:
Water Authority Inspections

The plumber then has to book an inspection but that doesn't guarantee that an inspection will take place.
The VBA is the plumbing authority.
https://www.vba.vic.gov.au/plumbing/plu ... n-bookings

7 d7 dSaveH2OSaveH2O posted:
Builders Collective petitioning for a Royal Commission

A lot of 'notable' (not able) pollies also fought tooth and nail against having a Banking Royal Commission.
Perhaps those "various people" Andrew Burrell spoke to could recommend something else lol.
The…

7 d7 dSaveH2OSaveH2O posted:
Concrete upper floor

Ditto.

7 d7 dSaveH2OSaveH2O posted:
Concrete upper floor

What qualifications did the persons you asked have?

8 d8 dSaveH2OSaveH2O posted:
Increasing ceiling height

You need an industry expert who knows what to look for.

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9 d9 dSaveH2OSaveH2O posted:
Screw piles vs bored piers

I never thought that I would ever see an engineer admit this.

13 d13 dSaveH2OSaveH2O posted:
Private Building Inspector - How many stages are an absolute

Here are a couple of threads.
Read document in post dated 25 July 2.32 pm.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6vdTRyxPZLY

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13 d13 dSaveH2OSaveH2O posted:
Private Building Inspector - How many stages are an absolute

There are numerous threads that ask these same questions. Have you already used the forum's search facility?
A pre-contract consultation is often overlooked yet many of the problems discussed on…

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14 d14 dSaveH2OSaveH2O posted:
continuous hot water with shower mixer

Good link.
Copper pipe sizes are nominal (internal diameters are smaller) and maximum flow velocities through pipes are regulated.
A school kid who knows how to calculate a cylinder's internal volume…

17 d17 dSaveH2OSaveH2O posted:
Vantage 42 (S-Series) by Metricon in Victoria

@ miszsuby; You are in Victoria. As such, you are the one who appoints the Building Surveyor. You need to do some homework to find a good one who isn't…

20 d20 dSaveH2OSaveH2O posted:
cleaning gutters water damage risk

I use the twist type of screw nozzle on my hose and water does splash back over the fascia and wet the eaves at times but this isn't a proper…

21 d21 dSaveH2OSaveH2O posted:
cleaning gutters water damage risk

The only way that you could flood your gutters with a high pressure nozzle is to have the gutters fully clogged up with gunk to start with. Logic dictates that…

21 d21 dSaveH2OSaveH2O posted:
Where to put paving drainage

It has to drain to a silt pit before connection to sw.

23 d23 dSaveH2OSaveH2O posted:
Custom KDR Canberra

You need to pay particular attention to the soil moisture levels when doing a KDR.

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23 d23 dSaveH2OSaveH2O posted:
Concrete Crack Not to be Considered as Defects - DFH

Rend, a contract cannot overrule your legislated rights. Mr. Sausage has given you good advice.

26 d26 dSaveH2OSaveH2O posted:
TV Presenter,Turned Architect & Investor faces huge losses

It is disappointing that the article doesn't mention the size of the "executive team" and their numeration.

26 d26 dSaveH2OSaveH2O posted:
Possible broken pipe .somewhere

Much appreciated luxbuild.

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