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28 d28 daussietaaussieta posted:
Building Dispute - CHANGE of FLOOR PLAN WITHOUT CONSULTATION

i wouldn;t want to be in your place
builder has signed copies of variations including floor plans
it will be your word against theirs
with them holding signed plans

29 d29 daussietaaussieta posted:
Mitsubishi ducted reverse cycle not heating at 3am

many ac units have a sump heat cycle
it could be yours is on at 3am and preventing start up for a small time
try giving it a half hour and see…

1 month1 monthaussietaaussieta posted:
Critical stage inspection & defects report Sydney

might be me
but i am not seeing anything too bad
maybe the brick cutting in the last photo, but the trim is yet to go on

1 month1 monthaussietaaussieta posted:
Roof - is this normal?

i am not an expert but am going with yes and no
the anticon does not need to go to the ends. but should have an anti ponding board beneath it

2 months2 monthsaussietaaussieta posted:
Need to Waterproof Hebel Panels if Garage Part of Dwelling

does it really matter
it's not your problem
or am i missing something

2 months2 monthsaussietaaussieta posted:
Hot Water System

unless you have a timer fitted
after your showers, water will be heating at time of day when you are not getting solar benefit
if you have a timer fitted you will…

2 months2 monthsaussietaaussieta posted:
Hot Water System

how many in family
night time or morning showers
will you have other gas appliances
my choice gas boosted solar
everyone else will say electric
let the flaming begin

2 months2 monthsaussietaaussieta posted:
Electrical and Networking Advice - Power User

Here's what's included with our package:
60x downlights
1x DGPO to each room
1x Fixed Batten holder to ceiling with globe to each room
2x External Light Points
2x Free to air points
1x Alarm System…

2 months2 monthsaussietaaussieta posted:
Electrical and Networking Advice - Power User

lots of devices, but only 1 double gpo to each room
does not compute

3 months3 monthsaussietaaussieta posted:
Neighbour's fence inside our block

op said it was 2 lots that were once one parcel and have now been seperated so no adverse claim here

3 months3 monthsaussietaaussieta posted:
Neighbour's fence inside our block

you have had an independent survey done?

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3 months3 monthsaussietaaussieta posted:
Good to Great

building to code is the minimum standard
eg 90x35 framing at 600mm centres is standard
vs 90x45 framing at 450mm centres is much stronger (not discussing thermal break, not as much an…

3 months3 monthsaussietaaussieta posted:
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back up there buddy
i am in no way involved in the building industry, in any way at all
try hiring a tradie or buying some timber at bunnings at the moment
i…

3 months3 monthsaussietaaussieta posted:
......

the whole building industry is struggling at the moment due to supply and trade shortages
12 months would be a more realistic timeline

3 months3 monthsaussietaaussieta posted:
Brisbane Corner Lot Driveway

highly unlikely either will be approved due to safety issues
find another lot or house plan

4 months4 monthsaussietaaussieta posted:
House lower than street level

the orange number on lot 40219 those lines are topographic height
if you can locate some more you can identify the slope
it appears all blocks have some slope so you need…

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4 months4 monthsaussietaaussieta posted:
What happens when land appreciates?

you will have equity
but not redraw equity
unless you refinance your loan

4 months4 monthsaussietaaussieta posted:
clueless first time builder

read the contract and look for "subject to" and "allowance for" terms

4 months4 monthsaussietaaussieta posted:
clueless first time builder

read that contract carefully
i would have thought closer to $145,000 site costs if a dam was there

4 months4 monthsaussietaaussieta posted:
Sell or hold the property?

if you look at the real estate link you posted
at the bottom of the page is the sales history for this house

4 months4 monthsaussietaaussieta posted:
Sell or hold the property?

this appears to be a sales pitch, not a genuine question
is it owner occupier/investment property
your financial situation/mortgage
your personal situation

4 months4 monthsaussietaaussieta posted:
Internal door in wrong spot

back in the day the insurance was provided by hia

4 months4 monthsaussietaaussieta posted:
Internal door in wrong spot

the builders built my house 1m too close to the fence from where the plans showed, amongst other faults
i had made provision for a future 6.5m garage, they built 5.5m…

4 months4 monthsaussietaaussieta posted:
Neighbour trespassing on our property to remove plants again

no, that is not entirely correct
the neighbour needs to prove maintenance is required
the neighbour needs to prove maintenance cannot be done without access
just because neighbour wants it done immediately, i…

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4 months4 monthsaussietaaussieta posted:
Neighbour trespassing on our property to remove plants again

they have to maintain the wall
but they are not allowed on neighbours property
they must ask for permission, and if permission is denied
they must take legal action to request permission
which op…

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4 months4 monthsaussietaaussieta posted:
Western Sydney custom build: solar passive

now i see north is actually in the corner
master will be hot, will need some form of aircon
otherwise very good
you could flip the top floor left to right b2 and…

4 months4 monthsaussietaaussieta posted:
Design Feedback: Solar passive

i cant see your photos anymore
from memory north was the yard side and west was front of house
as such nw office will be the hottest room in house
2nd floor generally…

4 months4 monthsaussietaaussieta posted:
Design Feedback: Solar passive

on the ground floor swap office and garage?
reverse the whole top floor north to south

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