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14 years14 yearsbenben posted:
Good Lawyer recommendations?

Radds,
Well. We stood on our feet and demanding for the gas meter box to be install before we hand over the cheque simply because without the gas meter box,…

14 years14 yearsbenben posted:
Good Lawyer recommendations?

Epiphany,
Reading your post reconfirming the decision we made not to accepted handover (3 weeks ago) due to the delay in hanging gas meter box. Apparently the distributior is haning…

14 years14 yearsbenben posted:
Owner's & builder's right & obligation at handover.

We are fast approaching handover. Just want to draw a line where we can say yes/no on pending work at settlement. What are your thought / experience / recommendation?

14 years14 yearsbenben posted:
Demolition question? -- Urgent

We faced similar problem only a small amount though. Demo guys told us about it and took them away without additional charge.
I guess 10 tonnes is a bit much.

14 years14 yearsbenben posted:
shocking! heater not connected to the gas pipe!

Have you tried lodging a complaint to Building Advice & Conciliation Victoria ?
I am sure builders don't want the trouble of answering to BACV.
You will find more info here…

14 years14 yearsbenben posted:
Is this quality build ?

Just an update for those interested.
We have a bit of a win !! Here's a brief of events:
Lodge a formal complaint to BCAV (Consumer Affairs) just before xmas/new year break.
2…

14 years14 yearsbenben posted:
Is this quality build ?

Sorry for being offline for so long mostly because we allowed fair and reasonable time for the builder to respond. There's a top person of the office reckons April 1st…

14 years14 yearsbenben posted:
Is this quality build ?

They are pretty much the same visually ~60-65cm, yes just less than a brick high.
In the drawing I posted earlier, if i draw a horizontal straight line over the top…

14 years14 yearsbenben posted:
Is this quality build ?

We follow your suggestion to put our concern in writing and cc a hard copy to cs department this morning as we know they are holding a meeting every Wednesday.…

14 years14 yearsbenben posted:
One Porter Davis Frustration After Another....

Has anyone in this forum seen the report ? or asked for it ?
The markings probably be done by the supervisor to show inspection has been carried out. Picked…

14 years14 yearsbenben posted:
Is this acceptable ?

Good news. The builder has agreed to relocate the downpipe. (prob by the fact that the drawing clearly show that it is away aside from the meter box)

14 years14 yearsbenben posted:
Is this quality build ?

All of you have good points & we value them.
To us infill are meant to fix mistake and degrade the quality that they marketed to us (and others).
We…

14 years14 yearsbenben posted:
Is this quality build ?

The photo is a bathroom window, bathtub is level to window. Does it matter ?
The house has other 3 gaps are above doors.
As casa says you are fantastic. really…

14 years14 yearsbenben posted:
Is this quality build ?

Would like people's experience & opinion on window/brick finishing as shown below.
As built
http://img126.imageshack.us/my.php?imag ... 026qq8.jpg
As drawn (contract)
http://img160.imageshack.us/my.php?imag ... 029dj1.jpg
As displayed and sold.…

14 years14 yearsbenben posted:
Is this acceptable ?

Hi Everyone,
We are first time building and have been following this forum for a while. We are at lock up stage.
We had an independent inspection done (we find it's…

Is this acceptable ?
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