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Ardo

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4 months4 monthsArdoArdo posted:
NCC - Roof Valley - Does this comply?

Perhaps the little lines under the highlighted bit that identify it as being corrugated to the valley?

4 months4 monthsArdoArdo posted:
NCC - Roof Valley - Does this comply?

Yes thats what I am thinking. The upturn under the sheet on the valley piece directs this flow down the valley.
As I miss edited the wrong post..
Not sure if its…

4 months4 monthsArdoArdo posted:
NCC - Roof Valley - Does this comply?

You really have nothing for the water running down the corrugated sheets to oppose it from running under the Ridge capping.
Not sure if it's standard on valleys, but my valley…

4 months4 monthsArdoArdo posted:
Unfair Contract Terms- ACCC new penalties

My friend just got a contract stating that delays to construction due to weather and 'labour shortages' are the not the responsibility of the builder.

4 months4 monthsArdoArdo posted:
Sewer line minimum depth in NSW

What sort of traffic do the pavers see? Vehicle or pedestrian.

4 months4 monthsArdoArdo posted:
Kitchen's from overseas

Diy Australia do custom flatpaks too.

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4 months4 monthsArdoArdo posted:
Please explain - engineers?

To me those holes are not round. You need to consider them to be a larger hole then cut. So the distance between the two sides is the actual hole…

4 months4 monthsArdoArdo posted:
Builder threatening legal action over 1star review

Nothing happened. Heaps of 1 star reviews have been submitted since and they’re all up too. As long as it’s factual and it’s not defaming (naming individuals) then it’s perfectly…

4 months4 monthsArdoArdo posted:
Independent Building Inspectors - I had my first one

Im fascinated in the fact they have rafters which what looks like 90 x 35 spanning around 1.5m pitching to a ridge board that is also spanning 2 to…

4 months4 monthsArdoArdo posted:
Independent Building Inspectors - I had my first one

Did your engineering call for speed race running down the Ridge line?

5 months5 monthsArdoArdo posted:
I work in flooring - do you have a flooring question?

How recently did you watch 'Risky Business ' ?

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5 months5 monthsArdoArdo posted:
Stacker door thresholds

Sure looks like the type of track that I fitted to my house. My supplier said that the underside has a tray which drains to the front. They cut vertical…

5 months5 monthsArdoArdo posted:
Waterproofing standards

Laundries need to have water resistant flooring and also a water resistant junction between floor and wall.
Refer to NCC Wet Areas.

5 months5 monthsArdoArdo posted:
Semi-custom 48sq build with Semore Homes (SE Melbourne)

Square or square metre?
A square is 100 square feet. Which is 9.3m2
Does it include alfresco, verandahs, garage or just living conditioned areas?
So hard to compare apples and oranges.

5 months5 monthsArdoArdo posted:
Bedrooms

The only non traditional item I have in the bedrooms is a 1400mm high built out section that houses a hidden powerpoint. Supplies a power for a charger and a…

5 months5 monthsArdoArdo posted:
Fall in Shower Floor

Almost 900mm, minus 100mm for waste, so 800, so fall is 5mm over 400. I wouldn't panic.

5 months5 monthsArdoArdo posted:
First Avenue Homes Experience

I do spot a rogue in that bunch.

5 months5 monthsArdoArdo posted:
Queries on Rainwater Harvesting

Re tank size. There are various calculators online to help you choose a tank size. The more detail the calculator asks for the better it is. Example is how many…

5 months5 monthsArdoArdo posted:
NEW BUILD - HIA - BUILDER GROUNDS TO TERMINATE IF OWNER DOES

Gees that's a bit rough, is that what you tell your customers when they come to you with problems?
I thought a while ago you were saying it was fair for…

5 months5 monthsArdoArdo posted:
Most affordable paint brand

Perhaps you could just buy mistints. I saw 15l of washnwear for 80 bucks. The colour looked like an off white.
Or you could do 'p155 coats' just ask a…

5 months5 monthsArdoArdo posted:
XPS under tiles

Just curious, what is the aim of all this? What's the purpose of the XPS.

5 months5 monthsArdoArdo posted:
Roof Downpipe connections to drainage

It's all good. You can get both wye piece and the coupling with or without thread. The cost difference is negligible and means the plumber only has to carry the…

5 months5 monthsArdoArdo posted:
ZIP System Wall Sheathing

From what limited knowledge I have about anything the zip system in a non permeable bracing system. Foil board is a non permeable insulation system. So very different.
The zip system…

5 months5 monthsArdoArdo posted:
Deck joist, bearer and posts

Saw a similar idea and the flex of the joists kept making the end cover board fall off, nails, glue and screws didnt work. Last option was bolting it on…

5 months5 monthsArdoArdo posted:
Gyprock before Brickwork

Are the windows in?

5 months5 monthsArdoArdo posted:
External Tap S Bend Blockage

In that case I think it's operating as it should and you have a blockage further down the line. But I'm not a plumber either.

5 months5 monthsArdoArdo posted:
External Tap S Bend Blockage

Few questions, how did you pick up the blockage, and what was the blockage.
That's an overflow gully and you need it so if you get a blockage between your…

6 months6 monthsArdoArdo posted:
Waterproofing NSW

So I have a bathroom, laundry, 2 powder rooms and an ensuite. They are all on cement sheeting. They all will have screed and tiles.
According to the NCC, only…

6 months6 monthsArdoArdo posted:
Bench top overhang on the side

Possibly the hinges in the tall cabinet are not the concealed type. They allow the door to open in the area of the cabinet and not imped outside the carcass.

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