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21 d21 dSejaeDSejaeD posted:
Render patchy

guaranteed that's just your base coat

25 d25 dSejaeDSejaeD posted:
HEBEL help??? Pros and Cons, need to make a decision!!!

That is hilarious. i would probably get sued if I posted what I know, but that post by Norfolk brings back many bad memories from my days working there.
Lets just…

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26 d26 dSejaeDSejaeD posted:
HEBEL help??? Pros and Cons, need to make a decision!!!

if Metricon is using stoddarts for their Hebel install I would choose bricks! wouldnt let them build me a dog kennel.
We fired them in NSW as they were totally incompetent…

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28 d28 dSejaeDSejaeD posted:
Naming Builders online

Have been through this exact issue.
You should be fine to name the builder as long as you are truthful and give your honest opinion/experiences

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1 month1 monthSejaeDSejaeD posted:
Gas related questions for a new build - is my builder right?

Hi
here is my attempt at answering your questions:
1. your builder is either a complete moron or a liar ( ie too lazy to make the change). Internal hot water pipes…

1 month1 monthSejaeDSejaeD posted:
Fibreglass pool with concrete piers

Hi, Yes I did it back in 2012 with narellan pools. worked perfectly and didnt seem too tricky so I cant understand why they are saying it is difficult.
Ours even…

1 month1 monthSejaeDSejaeD posted:
Gutter on top of brick wall

You can also have a box gutter which sits on the inside but a lot of builders dont like them as if they arent installed correctly they tend to overflow…

1 month1 monthSejaeDSejaeD posted:
Cost Variations post Quote

You're right, the sealed system sounds like a charged system ( in NSW they are called Charged Systems), but $8k and then $3k for the tank WTF???
You can do your…

1 month1 monthSejaeDSejaeD posted:
Who to call post build to inspect problems

you definitely need a building inspector. I have one who is excellent with defects. Pm me if you want his details

1 month1 monthSejaeDSejaeD posted:
Timber vs James Hardie Scyon Linea weatherboards?

I use a company called Skyon Building group for all my cladding. They install both FC and timber products such as Weathertex.
Weathertex is a brilliant product made from 97% hardwood…

1 month1 monthSejaeDSejaeD posted:
Cost Variations post Quote

you are right, my guess is they are probably PC sums as you cant know the costs until the engineering has been completed

1 month1 monthSejaeDSejaeD posted:
Has anyone built with Bold Living?

There are quite a few reviews on google. Maybe contact some of those people directly.
I wish I had paid more attention to the negative reviews on my builder as they…

1 month1 monthSejaeDSejaeD posted:
DHA pros and cons

From a rental income perspective, DHA can be a really good investment as you get regular income and I believe they do maintenance and everything for you. So hassle free
BUT,…

1 month1 monthSejaeDSejaeD posted:
Cost Variations post Quote

If you're in NSW PM me and as I know a lot of the major builders ( having worked for several of them) and I can give you some more…

1 month1 monthSejaeDSejaeD posted:
Site Cost

in Vic its INTRAX

1 month1 monthSejaeDSejaeD posted:
Single Phase vs 3 Phase Electricity (New Build)

Hi Amigo
My electrician is Infinity Electrical Group - speak to Jason 0414 227 897. He is genuinely one of the nicest tradespeople you will ever deal with and his prices…

1 month1 monthSejaeDSejaeD posted:
Single Phase vs 3 Phase Electricity (New Build)

Where are you building? if you are in sydney I have an insanely good electrician who will give you the best advice.
There are so many things that may need 3…

1 month1 monthSejaeDSejaeD posted:
Builder demands $201,118 for non compliant defective work

So following my posts a few days ago, I found a structural engineer who specialises in AAC panels.
Anyway he came and inspected my flooring and confirmed my suspicions that the…

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1 month1 monthSejaeDSejaeD posted:
Builder demands $201,118 for non compliant defective work

Here are a few internal pictures:
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1 month1 monthSejaeDSejaeD posted:
Builder demands $201,118 for non compliant defective work

Thanks AlexP
yes my builder has been pushing really hard. Some days he has had around 20 guys there and I dont think we have had a single day in the…

1 month1 monthSejaeDSejaeD posted:
Builder demands $201,118 for non compliant defective work

That's actually a really good idea! I have a guy we use for work who can do that. thanks again for the tip :)

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1 month1 monthSejaeDSejaeD posted:
Builder demands $201,118 for non compliant defective work

what would I use that for?

1 month1 monthSejaeDSejaeD posted:
Builder demands $201,118 for non compliant defective work

Thanks for your kind message.
yes it such a relief after the many sleepless nights, legal and expert fees and huge sums we have had to pay to fix defects…

1 month1 monthSejaeDSejaeD posted:
Building with Wisdom Homes

it might be almost cheaper to do your doors yourself after handover. There is a place at castle hill who will take your doors off and poly them for you…

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1 month1 monthSejaeDSejaeD posted:
Builder demands $201,118 for non compliant defective work

Hi everyone.
My builder finally dropped the scaffold this week, always a major milestone so I thought i would share a few pictures.
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2 months2 monthsSejaeDSejaeD posted:
Burbank Homes

Erick1803
I know the GM of Burbank extremely well ( he is quite a reasonable guy), and I also have a good lawyer based in Sydney. Happy for you to PM…

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2 months2 monthsSejaeDSejaeD posted:
Builder demands $201,118 for non compliant defective work

As I have no access to the original design, I have spoken to my experts and we will take your advice and add additional 90x45 studs to strengthen the existing…

2 months2 monthsSejaeDSejaeD posted:
Termite Management Notice

they generally do electrical box and kitchen so sounds like you looked in the right place

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2 months2 monthsSejaeDSejaeD posted:
Builder demands $201,118 for non compliant defective work

Thanks for your message.
Below is my list of items I would check or do when selecting a builder in future, including mistakes that I personally made:
1. Only choose a…

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2 months2 monthsSejaeDSejaeD posted:
Builder demands $201,118 for non compliant defective work

I really appreciate your input :)
Can you please explain what you mean by tensile cracks?
I do agree with your premise that due to the late switch…

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