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29 d29 dBao 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…

6 months6 monthsBao NguyenBao Nguyen posted:
Skirting boards when flooring after handover

Similar situation. Following

7 months7 monthsBao 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

7 months7 monthsBao 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…

7 months7 monthsBao 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…

7 months7 monthsBao 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

7 months7 monthsBao 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.

7 months7 monthsBao 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…

7 months7 monthsBao 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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7 months7 monthsBao 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…

7 months7 monthsBao NguyenBao Nguyen posted:
Question about piering

Ive emailed them about this, depending on what they say i may have to get one in

7 months7 monthsBao NguyenBao Nguyen posted:
Question about piering

theres a chance it could be, i cant get onto the site to verify one way or the other, but that still leaves a lot of piers missing from the…

7 months7 monthsBao NguyenBao Nguyen posted:
Question about piering

I should think so too, considering they charged me extra for it and all

7 months7 monthsBao NguyenBao Nguyen posted:
Question about piering

I was thinking about prepour inspection but decided against that, now kinda regretting it. those photos were taken today so there may still be time

7 months7 monthsBao NguyenBao Nguyen posted:
Question about piering

Anyone here familiar with piering?
We are at the pre slab phase, and the builders report that the piering has been completed. When i look at the site, i can only…

9 months9 monthsBao NguyenBao Nguyen posted:
Balcony construction

Good to know. Thanks mate

9 months9 monthsBao NguyenBao Nguyen posted:
Balcony construction

Oh i see
And it wouldnt matter if the balcony joist were fixed to the brickworks or the wood frame?

9 months9 monthsBao NguyenBao Nguyen posted:
Balcony construction

Both will be tiled

9 months9 monthsBao NguyenBao Nguyen posted:
Balcony construction

Do i request that certificate after the balcony is constructed?
And is cfc an inferior alternative to modwood?
What about the way they plan to build the balcony?

9 months9 monthsBao NguyenBao Nguyen posted:
Balcony construction

Hi
Anyone familiar with balcony construction able to explain these two types of construction to me.
Basically house plans have been indicating a particular way the balcony was to be constructed. But…

10 months10 monthsBao NguyenBao Nguyen posted:
Onsite detention

Ill have to run that through with the plumber

10 months10 monthsBao NguyenBao Nguyen posted:
Onsite detention

So just need roof drainage and stormwater license. Ill try to ask for a meshed air gap arrangment so i dont have to maintain it. Thanks for the info

10 months10 monthsBao NguyenBao Nguyen posted:
Onsite detention

Unfortunately as im not an engineer, i cant tell either way if they are not compliant :(. In anycase, my rainwater tank is 3000L so should…

10 months10 monthsBao NguyenBao Nguyen posted:
Onsite detention

Hey guys
About the onsite detention construction. Can any licensed plumber do it or does he need to have special certification like how they do with electricians?

1 year1 yearBao NguyenBao Nguyen posted:
Hydraulics engineer question

And thats what i dont understand, i thought the whole process was to get that construction certificate

1 year1 yearBao NguyenBao Nguyen posted:
Hydraulics engineer question

I would have thought so too. My impression was the initial fee would encompass all works needed to meet council requirements upto the point where plumber can build it. Now…

1 year1 yearBao NguyenBao Nguyen posted:
Hydraulics engineer question

Im not too sure, basically the original design has been approved but council requires a certification letter. So he wants to charge for it to get construction certificate

1 year1 yearBao NguyenBao Nguyen posted:
Hydraulics engineer question

Anyone familiar with hydraulic engineer and council approval?
Long story short, i had to engage a hydraulics engineer for designs as part of getting DA approval.
Now council has given approval…

1 year1 yearBao NguyenBao Nguyen posted:
Demolition feedback

Has anyone used the website hipage.com.au to find demolition before? Or specifically used typhoon demolitions before? Any feedback is appreciated
Thanks

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1 year1 yearBao NguyenBao Nguyen posted:
KDR - Allcastle Homes Grandworth 45 MK2

Half the list for 2 houses? Wow lol no wonder u got lunch. We barely got coffee, but thats cos we barrly upgraded anything, cheaper and better to do them…

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