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Bao Nguyen

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2 months2 monthsBao NguyenBao Nguyen posted:
Termite and pest control

Fantastic. Good to know. Thank you very much

2 months2 monthsBao NguyenBao Nguyen posted:
Termite and pest control

So as long as its done by professional licensed companies, warranty is still valid? Flick isnt the sole campany that can offer warranty?

2 months2 monthsBao NguyenBao Nguyen posted:
Termite and pest control

Not sure which section this belongs under. But during handover, Allcastle told me that Flick was the only one that could do termite control, I have since seen other company…

4 months4 monthsBao NguyenBao Nguyen posted:
Building With AllCastle Homes

As for ur downpipes, maybe check with the plumber that did the hydraulics. Might be something hes already charged u for

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4 months4 monthsBao NguyenBao Nguyen posted:
Building With AllCastle Homes

Ull get the unused portion of that provision back. They were at least honest with me when i made changes to plans. Smaller window in a room, standard brick pattern…

4 months4 monthsBao NguyenBao Nguyen posted:
Building With AllCastle Homes

Yeah, our property is on a busy road with only one lane. I never saw them either and its my biggest gripe with the company. I was also a first…

4 months4 monthsBao NguyenBao Nguyen posted:
Building With AllCastle Homes

Overall i think allcastle is decent, mistakes were made but they corrected as soon as i pointed it out.
They tend to stick to the contract and if u want to…

4 months4 monthsBao NguyenBao Nguyen posted:
Building With AllCastle Homes

Build was completed in 2021. And yes we got a separate plumber in for the hydraulic part. I used one of the plumber they recommended. Could have used any other…

4 months4 monthsBao NguyenBao Nguyen posted:
Building With AllCastle Homes

Strange, our hydraulic sounds similar but they just connected the down pipes to the hydraulic. Not sure why they left it like that

4 months4 monthsBao NguyenBao Nguyen posted:
Building With AllCastle Homes

The mains connection is standard across the board i think. Everyone needs to get a level 2 electrician in to connect it unless u specify in contract for them to…

4 months4 monthsBao NguyenBao Nguyen posted:
Building With AllCastle Homes

First time ive heard of that. Did u have to do hydraulic plans and get a plumber in to build it?

11 months11 monthsBao NguyenBao Nguyen posted:
Outdoor fish tank

not sure why i cant post this picture, keeps getting a black image

Outdoor fish tank
11 months11 monthsBao NguyenBao Nguyen posted:
Outdoor fish tank

Hi everyone
Hopefully there are some engineers amongst us to lend an opinion
Im planning to build an outdoor above ground fish tank. Dimensions are L2400xW2000xH800. There will be 2 glass pane…

1 year1 yearBao NguyenBao Nguyen posted:
Outdoor fish tank

Hi guys and girls
We are about to do concrete paving (100mm thick) around the house, using 32 mpa, with plans to build a 1.5x2m x0.8m high fish tank on it…

2 years2 yearsBao NguyenBao Nguyen posted:
Concrete footing

Its a total length of 7.5m. The idea is to dig a trench next to it, drill holes in the existing footing and insert rebars to hold them together.…

2 years2 yearsBao NguyenBao Nguyen posted:
Concrete footing

Is there a law that i can use to force him to do that? I really want it pulled up and redone but hes adamant it will be sufficient with…

2 years2 yearsBao NguyenBao Nguyen posted:
Concrete footing

Hi
Just want to ask about footing for brick fence. So the contractor has done a footing for a brick fence that im going to build but didnt check the survey…

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Previously you gave me your email

3 years3 years
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Hi Chris

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3 years3 yearsBao NguyenBao Nguyen posted:
Builder Damaged fence

Hi, Im in a situation where the builders contractor has damaged the fence between our property and the neighbor. They are now denying responsibility as per the HIA contract. Do…

4 years4 yearsBao NguyenBao Nguyen posted:
Skirting boards when flooring after handover

Similar situation. Following

4 years4 yearsBao NguyenBao Nguyen posted:
Question about piering

I fully intend to do that but havent seen a single person there in the 5-6 times im there. Will keep trying though

4 years4 yearsBao NguyenBao Nguyen posted:
Question about piering

Oh, i plan to “be” on site as much as possible haha
About those piers, im glad they had those photos to put my mind at ease. Pretty happy with the…

4 years4 yearsBao NguyenBao Nguyen posted:
Question about piering

Haha
Im on a main road with lots of traffic though so might get attention. I did manage to get hold of them and they sent through photos taken when the…

4 years4 yearsBao NguyenBao Nguyen posted:
Question about piering

Been trying to do that actually, on days where i can get off work early. Unfortunately the 5 times ive tried to do that, theres no one on site

4 years4 yearsBao NguyenBao Nguyen posted:
Question about piering

I mean i cant get in. Site is fenced off and i dont know the code (yet) so i can only look on from the outside.

4 years4 yearsBao NguyenBao Nguyen posted:
Question about piering

I hope thats the case and the certifier is truely independent. im just concerned how all the perimeter peirs are clearly visible yet none of the inner ones are. Problem…

4 years4 yearsBao NguyenBao Nguyen posted:
Question about piering

it is unfortunately fenced off, else id be there scrapping the soil as you said just to make sure.
hopefully my case is same and urs, just covered in dirt
ill…

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4 years4 yearsBao NguyenBao Nguyen posted:
Question about piering

im not permitted onsite yet and wont meet the supervisor until after slab pour (which will be too late by then), but i may have to request site access now
I…

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