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3 months3 monthsBao NguyenBao Nguyen posted:
Hydraulics engineer question

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

3 months3 monthsBao 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…

3 months3 monthsBao 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

3 months3 monthsBao 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…

3 months3 monthsBao 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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4 months4 monthsBao 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…

5 months5 monthsBao NguyenBao Nguyen posted:
KDR - Allcastle Homes Grandworth 45 MK2

Thats weird, our colour pack had the internals as well

5 months5 monthsBao NguyenBao Nguyen posted:
KDR - Allcastle Homes Grandworth 45 MK2

Didnt they send u a colour pack?

5 months5 monthsBao NguyenBao Nguyen posted:
KDR - Allcastle Homes Grandworth 45 MK2

My advice is have a look at the sample they sent u, make a list of things u want upgraded, if possible find out the cost to upgrade them after…

5 months5 monthsBao NguyenBao Nguyen posted:
Alarm system part of brochure, but excluded in contract

But from what i gather, its across the board not just ACH

5 months5 monthsBao NguyenBao Nguyen posted:
Alarm system part of brochure, but excluded in contract

Unfortunately ur not wrong which is why i made it my mission to know about the whole process as much as possible so i came prepared. Knew what had to…

5 months5 monthsBao NguyenBao Nguyen posted:
Alarm system part of brochure, but excluded in contract

Dont think it was part of any offer, just part of the pricelist details
But yes i agree, prices are higher than market plus their commission which is why i barely…

5 months5 monthsBao NguyenBao Nguyen posted:
KDR - Allcastle Homes Grandworth 45 MK2

I dont sorry

5 months5 monthsBao NguyenBao Nguyen posted:
KDR - Allcastle Homes Grandworth 45 MK2

ACH internal colour choices are quite ordinary, and as far as i can tell any upgrades will cos u full price plus builder margin. Not sure if u are getting…

6 months6 monthsBao NguyenBao Nguyen posted:
240 vs 300mm joist

Hi. Thanks for the reply
Unfortunately at this stage the plans have already been submitted to council so its very unlikely i will make changes. Im more interested in learning the…

6 months6 monthsBao NguyenBao Nguyen posted:
240 vs 300mm joist

Tbh im not too sure.
Its just with our house plans they are installing 240 joist, but im concerned it may not be strong enough if we decided to put heavier…

240 vs 300mm joist
6 months6 monthsBao NguyenBao Nguyen posted:
Alarm system part of brochure, but excluded in contract

SejaeD i wasnt aware there are legislations around such specific things, but i do recall the hia contract specifically saying that whats in…

6 months6 monthsBao NguyenBao Nguyen posted:
Big bannaby 33 allcastle homes

Did they give u a choice of which tiler to use?

6 months6 monthsBao NguyenBao Nguyen posted:
240 vs 300mm joist

As per title, just wondering what major difference are there between the two. Is 300mm able to support more load

7 months7 monthsBao NguyenBao Nguyen posted:
KDR - Allcastle Homes Grandworth 45 MK2

I have to pay for trafic control. But im on a busy road

7 months7 monthsBao NguyenBao Nguyen posted:
KDR - Allcastle Homes Grandworth 45 MK2

20k for hydraulics. Jebus

7 months7 monthsBao NguyenBao Nguyen posted:
KDR - Allcastle Homes Grandworth 45 MK2

Having said that. Ive found them pretty reasonable ppl. Under those same terms, ive forced them to include an extra gas bayonet, at their own cost, that was in the…

7 months7 monthsBao NguyenBao Nguyen posted:
KDR - Allcastle Homes Grandworth 45 MK2

One last thing. Make sure u read that contract in detail. Dont skim.
They clearly state that whats in the contract is part of the contract. Outside of that ur on…

7 months7 monthsBao NguyenBao Nguyen posted:
KDR - Allcastle Homes Grandworth 45 MK2

I had to go through council due to setback.
As for the soil test, that was my case only. Not sure if its a regular thing or a once off. I…

7 months7 monthsBao NguyenBao Nguyen posted:
KDR - Allcastle Homes Grandworth 45 MK2

Heres a bit of pros and con for ur consideration.
The guy that did my site test faked atleast half the report. Yup faked it. Report saids front and back were…

7 months7 monthsBao NguyenBao Nguyen posted:
KDR - Allcastle Homes Grandworth 45 MK2

Guildford actually. So close to u
40k is a lil steep, but will depend on what they need to do ofc

7 months7 monthsBao NguyenBao Nguyen posted:
KDR - Allcastle Homes Grandworth 45 MK2

Not sure what H1 means. Piering depends on ur land so i cant really say. Which is why they need to do the survey and soil test. Take into account…

8 months8 monthsBao NguyenBao Nguyen posted:
KDR - Allcastle Homes Grandworth 45 MK2

Ahh thanks

8 months8 monthsBao NguyenBao Nguyen posted:
KDR - Allcastle Homes Grandworth 45 MK2

Did u get an independent inspector? If so were there faults worth noting?
We are inclinded not if their quality is decent now

8 months8 monthsBao NguyenBao Nguyen posted:
KDR - Allcastle Homes Grandworth 45 MK2

Thats weird. We werent told who our tiler would be. Did they give u a choice or just said who it would be and that was that

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