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3 months3 monthsBimbobBimbob posted:
Shipping container home

Yep. The container is supported upon cantilevered beams. So you floor level will increase by about 300mm

3 months3 monthsBimbobBimbob posted:
Ducted Aircon with ability to draw in Fresh Air

Sure does. It just an addition to a standard ducted system. It’s called a fresh air intake. Most systems included them as a standard extra

6 months6 monthsBimbobBimbob posted:
Roofind questions

C'mon man, thats not at all helpful.

6 months6 monthsBimbobBimbob posted:
Comment on my floor plan please

Please engage with a professional.
This is likely your largest invest.
It’s money we’ll spent, you wouldn’t ask a stranger if the car you were buying from gumtree was roadworthy.…

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6 months6 monthsBimbobBimbob posted:
Roofind questions

It’s sad to see you’ve had no responses.
Have you made a selection yet?

6 months6 monthsBimbobBimbob posted:
weep holes

If the pavement has fall away from the building you could engage with an engineer that may provide you with a solution the the surveyor will accept. The solution is…

6 months6 monthsBimbobBimbob posted:
Colorbond excessive noise. New build assistance required.

Can you post a video of the noise?

6 months6 monthsBimbobBimbob posted:
Owner Building in Canberra

Navmuk, the best place to start is with you budget.
Determine your requirements and your budget. If the requirements don’t fit within the budget of a builder OB may work…

6 months6 monthsBimbobBimbob posted:
Build does not meet cdc

Go DA.

7 months7 monthsBimbobBimbob posted:
WC waterproofing and floor waste

Thats not in the BCA, refer to AS3500

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7 months7 monthsBimbobBimbob posted:
Builder for lockup only, owner takes over to complete home?

Ive done this on two builds.
Its a great solution if you have access to the services require to finish the build.

7 months7 monthsBimbobBimbob posted:
Exposed reo/rebar advice

An engineer isnt need for this repair

7 months7 monthsBimbobBimbob posted:
WC waterproofing and floor waste

3.8.1.2 clearly states water resistant.
The general term of "water proof" usually pertains to protecting the floor to a standard which the installer finds acceptable and this typically means water proofing…

8 months8 monthsBimbobBimbob posted:
Recessed Curtain Pelmet in the ceiling

the easiest option for you (and cheapest) at this stage is to install it in this fashion.
https://www.blindspace.com/recessed-curtain-tracks

8 months8 monthsBimbobBimbob posted:
Does dilapidation report include site survey?

No it dosnt. Two different purposes.

8 months8 monthsBimbobBimbob posted:
Builder to Assist OB Perth

PM me your details and I’ll have my builder get in touch with you. This is his bread and butter

8 months8 monthsBimbobBimbob posted:
Recessed Curtain Pelmet in the ceiling

You could also set a track into your ceiling lining or design your ceiling to frame out the curtain recess.
There’s a number of options depending on what stage your…

11 months11 monthsBimbobBimbob posted:
Round plastic diffusers clicking/popping noise

Expansion and contraction?

11 months11 monthsBimbobBimbob posted:
Round plastic diffusers clicking/popping noise

If these are linear grills then screws are too tight .
Try backing them off a tiny bit at a time, like a 1/4 turn until its resolved.
If its the standard…

1 year1 yearBimbobBimbob posted:
New build - south facing windows

Hi Camel.
I suggest installing a slit window, a tall and narrow window, maybe two if you can, into the ground floor family west wall with a shading device over, possible…

1 year1 yearBimbobBimbob posted:
Someone pls give me some advice regarding stone in kitchen**

Ensure your hotplate has the minimum setback requirements to the stone splashback.
Engineered stone splashbacks may require a larger frame setback to particular hotplates than tiles and glass.

1 year1 yearBimbobBimbob posted:
Please give me feedback on my floorplan

Its a great plan. I like it but theres always a few things that to change from anyone point of view because their point of view simply different to yours.
My…

1 year1 yearBimbobBimbob posted:
Energy Efficiency Advice

What type of glazing is specified in your double glazed units? Clear? If so you should request Lightbridge glass.
Yes a single pane of low-e glass may reduce the heat transfer…

1 year1 yearBimbobBimbob posted:
$150K SITE COSTS??? PLEASE HELP!

Pretty typical even cut and fill strategy really.

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1 year1 yearBimbobBimbob posted:
Replacing full length window with same size sliding door aft

Not if it’s landscaped before OC

1 year1 yearBimbobBimbob posted:
Energy Efficiency Advice

How are you building with?
You can chant you bed 1 windows to awning to reduce noise too
Perth is a cool climate zone interestingly enough. Strange I know but it…

1 year1 yearBimbobBimbob posted:
Replacing full length window with same size sliding door aft

Can you do "steps by owner after handover"?
Then landscape it appropriately to suit

1 year1 yearBimbobBimbob posted:
Replacing full length window with same size sliding door aft

Can you do "steps by owner after handover"?

1 year1 yearBimbobBimbob posted:
Replacing full length window with same size sliding door aft

Can you do "steps by owner after handover"?

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