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Joined 13 September 2018
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7 months7 monthsbluetessbluetess posted:
Empty mortar joints internally not meeting minimum standard

The photos are garage but still failed to comply. My site manager agreed and said would get bricklayer to fill the joints pre plaster but we know that didn’t happen…

7 months7 monthsbluetessbluetess posted:
Empty mortar joints internally not meeting minimum standard

Hi all.
We had an inspection for pre plaster stage and some areas were noted to not meet the minimum standard where there were a number of inadequately filled mortar joints…

8 months8 monthsbluetessbluetess posted:
Mimosa Independent Building Inspections

Have a look at my recent post, they have seemed to remove this from their new contracts so I have heard

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1 year1 yearbluetessbluetess posted:
Right to have stage inspections

We had the choice to choose our own but we went with the one they use and left it to them to organise that. They did give us the option…

1 year1 yearbluetessbluetess posted:
Journey with Mimosa Homes VIC

That they do. We are at contract stage and are trying to fight this but they don't seem to want to budge on this and wont remove it from contract...

1 year1 yearbluetessbluetess posted:
Right to have stage inspections

Thank you for that feedback
Is there something in particular I should look at that refers directly to this?
I'm trying to find something to take to/show my builder to get them…

1 year1 yearbluetessbluetess posted:
Right to have stage inspections

I should have had darbecca review mine. The people that did have not been helpful at all. Told us it was a breach and consumer affairs were involved but not…

1 year1 yearbluetessbluetess posted:
Right to have stage inspections

Noted. Thank you
How did your build go in general anyway with them?

1 year1 yearbluetessbluetess posted:
Right to have stage inspections

Refer to section 19 access to building site

1 year1 yearbluetessbluetess posted:
Right to have stage inspections

Nope that’s not right it’s within his rights to have them. Consumer affairs website will tell you that. They can’t stop it

1 year1 yearbluetessbluetess posted:
Right to have stage inspections

Thank you for that.

1 year1 yearbluetessbluetess posted:
Right to have stage inspections

It’s a new ‘administration free’ according to them and because they are a ‘volume builder’ they cannot alter the contract....

1 year1 yearbluetessbluetess posted:
Right to have stage inspections

Well I don't plan to pay a lawyer just get some advice. Which some offer.
I will see what happens.. we aren't in a position to easily change builders.

1 year1 yearbluetessbluetess posted:
Right to have stage inspections

I know. They have agreed to obtain engineering, soil tests etc before we agree to sign the contract and everything else they have been reasonable about.
They are calling this charge…

1 year1 yearbluetessbluetess posted:
Right to have stage inspections

I get that but we do not really want to go down this path. They have been pretty good so far with everything else and our requests and also doing…

1 year1 yearbluetessbluetess posted:
Right to have stage inspections

What do people think about my builder adding a clause into the HIA contract to charge us $250 per stage inspection to have independent inspectors.
While the are not stopping us…

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