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4 months4 monthsArdoArdo posted:
Differences between custom and project homes

So true, but more precise could be "profit zone"

4 months4 monthsArdoArdo posted:
Differences between custom and project homes

I don't think you can tell.
But a custom house could be just a floor plan that is customised, materials used etc. Alot of builders that do 'custom homes' really…

5 months5 monthsArdoArdo posted:
Bathroom Tiling and waterproofing

Gees moudzj, you sound like a filthy tyrant builder who doesn't like standards or customers with expectations.
Pretty stupid to say you couldn't make a dead straight wall square and plumb…

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5 months5 monthsArdoArdo posted:
Found out raised bathroom at completion stage.

What do the plans say? Any notes?

5 months5 monthsArdoArdo posted:
Using skirting board for half tiled bathroom?

I'm looking at using axent trim in my wet areas and was thinking of just glueing it on to the waterproofing without and nails or screws. Surely if it hold…

5 months5 monthsArdoArdo posted:
Rainwater Harvesting Wet System Questions

Bit of reading to do...

6 months6 monthsArdoArdo posted:
House not built to NATHERS 6 Star Energy Rating.

You engage a builder to supply a product. Its the builders responsibility to provide a house that complies with the code, rules and regs regardless of who the surveyor is…

6 months6 monthsArdoArdo posted:
OB in perth- steel type and cost for a class 3 building

If they are the same property you can build 2 buildings is what I was trying to say. Even on separate DA's.

6 months6 monthsArdoArdo posted:
OB in perth- steel type and cost for a class 3 building

You could just do both under one licence. Have 5 years to do so.

6 months6 monthsArdoArdo posted:
Is Anyone Building with Integrity New Homes

Why didn't I find this tread 18 months ago

6 months6 monthsArdoArdo posted:
Is Anyone Building with Integrity New Homes

Didn't work out for me. Took a year for them to say that my design was complex and this was causing the delay.... but happily took my preliminary service fee…

6 months6 monthsArdoArdo posted:
Power points in kitchen

What lighting is above the island bench? Crazay idea... maybe you could put a power point in the overhead cupboards and use an extension cord and drape it over a…

6 months6 monthsArdoArdo posted:
Is This True?

Foundation designs are different with lightweight cladding and masonry cladding. One being the Increases in depth of the edge beams and width to accommodate the rebate. Also depending on soil…

6 months6 monthsArdoArdo posted:
HELP with cladding finishes

You need an account but it is free.

7 months7 monthsArdoArdo posted:
HELP with cladding finishes

I just read this too....

7 months7 monthsArdoArdo posted:
Engineered wood (I-Joist, LVL) Versus Solid timber joist

Capacity and deflection. I guess what expert is saying that man made lumber has the correct capacity but maybe allows for more deflection than natural timber when designing? Probably because…

7 months7 monthsArdoArdo posted:
Drawer's vs Architect's plan

Copyright of a drawing comes instantly from the time it is made a hard copy. The moment you posted it here it is yours and the property of no one…

2 years2 yearsArdoArdo posted:
H1 slab for H2 class soil

Ye ole school raft slabs perform just as bad as a waffle pod slab. It's the workmanship and follow up lack of moisture control that destroys foundations.

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2 years2 yearsArdoArdo posted:
Engineering query

I would think it's more to do with the fact they base their design from the assessment done by another firm and not that they do not trust them.

2 years2 yearsArdoArdo posted:
Best drawing for build quotes

Your builder will worry about the detail with the engineering. But note if you decide on raked ceilings voids cathedral roofing fireplaces air conditioners island benches etc this will…

2 years2 yearsArdoArdo posted:
How best to pay trades

Confidence in what YOU are doing is what you need to measure and assess before contemplating owner building. Contracts vary from company to company, builder to builder, plumber to plasterer.…

2 years2 yearsArdoArdo posted:
Building with weatherboard (or alternative) - Adelaide

Have a good think about what type of weatherboard you are after. Chamfer board, rusticated, splayed etc. Then the finish. Nails hidden you can use timber or weathertex etc. Don't…

2 years2 yearsArdoArdo posted:
Does builders margin apply to provisional sum ?

Quiz your builder.
I have had a builder quote a build price with excessive pc costs only to say it dos not matter because they only charge what the pc items…

2 years2 yearsArdoArdo posted:
Eave purlins for portal frame garage/shed

3 degrees is nothing. Just be aware that some roof sheeting profiles have pitch limitations. Pretty sure corrugated profiles can’t be used under 6 degrees.

2 years2 yearsArdoArdo posted:
Eave purlins for portal frame garage/shed

You will find using a c purlin that has flanges parallel to the ground will work but you will find that where your carport is it will twist the purlin…

2 years2 yearsArdoArdo posted:
First Time Builders/Buyers

I would first find a house design that I really like. One that ticks all the boxes. Then find the best orientation for that house. Look for a block that…

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2 years2 yearsArdoArdo posted:
Building using overseas kit home (steel frame)

Gees wouldn’t think you would save that much really. They would be flat packed so you would need to find someone who would assemble them and erect. Might end up…

2 years2 yearsArdoArdo posted:
Building with Bentley Homes Look For

But read section 19. So they can’t stop you, but if you decide to come on site and do anything that delays the build, you are liable.
So that’s why…

2 years2 yearsArdoArdo posted:
Building with Bentley Homes Look For

That’s a bit strong. When you enter a supermarket you agree to show your bag on exit. You give away the right to bag privacy upon entry.
I agree you have…

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