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8 years8 yearsAgapeAgape posted:
Shared Boundary Wall Damage

I am struggling to find legal information on who is responsible for damage to my Boundary Wall, one wall of our home is currently acting as a fence and has…

10 years10 yearsAgapeAgape posted:
Builder skipped certifications, didn't build to plan

The Tribunal is a load of crap ... Their advice is great, but Builders really don't care about them. Builders are very aware that it costs a fortune and…

10 years10 yearsAgapeAgape posted:
How to get a water leak fixed by builder (under warranty)

We are currently dealer with Consumer Affairs and the Building Commission and I have to admit they seem useless. Due to our numerous issues with our builder - some…

10 years10 yearsAgapeAgape posted:
Notice of Completion

Oh sorry I am in Victoria. I have tried googling for a sample, but can't seem to find anything. I might have to wait until Monday to speak…

10 years10 yearsAgapeAgape posted:
Notice of Completion

My builder has final issued a notice that the house is 'almost complete'. My bank is asking for a proper 'notice of completion' before booking an inspection or drawing…

10 years10 yearsAgapeAgape posted:
Final Inspection ... Need Building Inspector and Engineer

Hey all,
I am building in Blackburn (Eastern Melbourne). We have our final inspection coming up, hopefully soon. We have had a lot of issues with the builder and…

10 years10 yearsAgapeAgape posted:
Please interpret my contract

Thank you so much for the response.

10 years10 yearsAgapeAgape posted:
Please interpret my contract

Thanks for your response Bashworth, although it doesn't quite make sense to me - which pipe shouldn't be connected to toilets?
We are in the position of building a new home,…

10 years10 yearsAgapeAgape posted:
Please interpret my contract

I am after some opinions on the meaning of the wording within in our contracted tender. Our issue is that our (second) builder has simply copied and pasted a…

10 years10 yearsAgapeAgape posted:
Stone or solid surface for bathroom benchtops

I have stone in my current home and have put stone through out the new home we are building.
-I have found it to be stone resistant, I haven't have any…

10 years10 yearsAgapeAgape posted:
Overlooking Issue

This was my argument to the council ... technically THEY stuffed up by allowing us an open balcony, but they stuffed up because the neighbours all pushed and pushed (new…

10 years10 yearsAgapeAgape posted:
Overlooking Issue

We have this exact issue with our neighbour - our balcony looks into their yard and spare bedroom windows.
The neighbour contacted council about it, and the council (quite forcibly) contacted…

10 years10 yearsAgapeAgape posted:
Gas fireplaces

We looked at a few difference ones. The Double Sided Lopi was our first choice, based on price more so than look. Jetmaster were our first choice based…

10 years10 yearsAgapeAgape posted:
Living in a Golf Estate - SCR (broken windows etc...)

We have a number of friends who back onto golf courses. As a previous poster stated, it really depends on the layout of the golf course in relation to…

10 years10 yearsAgapeAgape posted:
Letter of Commencement, additional funds proof

This is what I was going to suggest, or a Stat Dec declaring that you have in excess of $$$ in your bank account. I wouldn't be handing a…

10 years10 yearsAgapeAgape posted:
IP CCTV system recommendations

We have been looking into these also.
I agree that you really need to think of what you want your system to achieve and work from there.
-We only really want outdoor…

10 years10 yearsAgapeAgape posted:
add on air conditioner to ducted heating?

$7K is pretty good for the upgrade. We are doing it ourselves, the Builder is putting the heating unit in and we are doing the add-on. The Coil…

10 years10 yearsAgapeAgape posted:
add on air conditioner to ducted heating?

I believe ... and I could be wrong ... that your issue is more likely to be the size of your existing ducting, air cond ducting needs to be larger…

10 years10 yearsAgapeAgape posted:
Translucent Film

Our builder suggested it to us for a few of the top storey windows that need it for the permits, but we don't want it there permanently. He suggested…

10 years10 yearsAgapeAgape posted:
Cladding: Vinyl vs fibre cement vs ?

We are building in an established area (known down rebuild). Before this we were looking to buy in the area, so had contact with a number of real estate…

10 years10 yearsAgapeAgape posted:
Island Bench Length/Depth

Our island bench is 2300 long and 1400 wide. We have a stone top and no waterfall, instead we have placed a wine rack at one end and shelves…

10 years10 yearsAgapeAgape posted:
Cladding: Vinyl vs fibre cement vs ?

When thinking of resale value you need to think of the people you will be selling onto. We were told to steer clear of polystyrene cladding (by a local…

10 years10 yearsAgapeAgape posted:
Tall Garage Ceiling with Panel Lift Door

Will do Lurgen

10 years10 yearsAgapeAgape posted:
Bathroom renovation - bath or no bath?

I think you need to think about your house.
-Do you have an ensuite, if so is the double vanity really needed?
-Who lives in the area, is it an area for…

10 years10 yearsAgapeAgape posted:
Tall Garage Ceiling with Panel Lift Door

Already been googling these. Didn't think of the roof trusses needing reinforcing, will have to ask hubby about it. Thank you again

10 years10 yearsAgapeAgape posted:
Tall Garage Ceiling with Panel Lift Door

Oh yeah you can too. You have really made my day. This was something that we have not really realise, I am so glad we can use it…

10 years10 yearsAgapeAgape posted:
Tall Garage Ceiling with Panel Lift Door

That is EXACTLY what we are after. Thank you so much Emy. Having no room for a shed in the back yard, these will be perfect.

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