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6 years6 yearsbrb_654brb_654 posted:
Advise needed on slab/footing!

Thanks DoubleDutch, yes we have got an independent now.

6 years6 yearsbrb_654brb_654 posted:
Advise needed on slab/footing!

Hi,
Hoping that there is someone on Homeone that knows something about slabs and form work!
We have a 'P' class site and when we signed our contract it wasn't for below…

7 years7 yearsbrb_654brb_654 posted:
Advise needed on slab/footing!

Yes there was aussiebloke,
due to the estate design people, the first façade we had encroached the envelope of where we could have the front porch!

7 years7 yearsbrb_654brb_654 posted:
Advise needed on slab/footing!

Thanks twin_dad,
we were sent the engineering report today, as we made the demands to have it!!
Cheers Barb.

7 years7 yearsbrb_654brb_654 posted:
Advise needed on slab/footing!

We have confirmed that the price difference was $15k for the preliminary plan and we paid $7k for all our site costs based on the revised engineering plan.
The preliminary plan…

7 years7 yearsbrb_654brb_654 posted:
Advise needed on slab/footing!

At this point the Slab has been done!! Poured first thing this morning! It was done so quickly! What more can I say :th: There's…

7 years7 yearsbrb_654brb_654 posted:
Advise needed on slab/footing!

Sorry B Star I should have explained the way our block was a little better.
Well the slab has been poured! So that's it! Done!
Have to have faith now…

7 years7 yearsbrb_654brb_654 posted:
Advise needed on slab/footing!

How ironic sogg,
Your situation is almost identical! Thank you for sharing that with me. Between you and mgilla I don't feel so panicked. Barb

7 years7 yearsbrb_654brb_654 posted:
Advise needed on slab/footing!

mgilla thank you! I may actually sleep tonight lol ::lol::

7 years7 yearsbrb_654brb_654 posted:
Advise needed on slab/footing!

And is this normal??

7 years7 yearsbrb_654brb_654 posted:
Advise needed on slab/footing!

Sorry to bother you again Mgilla, but can you tell me if we should get a compaction certificate? Should we ask to see one?
The block was only cut on Tuesday,…

7 years7 yearsbrb_654brb_654 posted:
Advise needed on slab/footing!

Hi B Star,
Yes it does fall left to right, it's about 100mm.
The back half of our block is natural soil, it's the front half that has had what we've been…

7 years7 yearsbrb_654brb_654 posted:
Advise needed on slab/footing!

Cheers Mgilla,
Can I ask what is a compaction certificate?
Fear is what we have been feeling, but I would hope that a builder would put their reputation above pricing just to…

7 years7 yearsbrb_654brb_654 posted:
Advise needed on slab/footing!

Well hello Echo :)
Yep I'm bloody nuts I know!!! :::
Thanks, I have passed your number on to my husband,…

7 years7 yearsbrb_654brb_654 posted:
Advise needed on slab/footing!

Mgilla I have added the plan that was in our signed contract! The slab thickness has not increased and the mesh has actually decreased from SL92 to SL82.
Can't help feeling…

7 years7 yearsbrb_654brb_654 posted:
SunshineT's Build: Garden pics

Sorry it's taken me so long to reply, been busy working.
We've purchased a block of land, waiting for it to title. Haven't found a house to build yet, haven't had…

7 years7 yearsbrb_654brb_654 posted:
SunshineT's Build: Garden pics

That's a very pretty garden T, well done!

8 years8 yearsbrb_654brb_654 posted:
A & E's House! Pg 85 - a year or 2 worth of updates 11/12/14

Lovely ::
I'm a bit late on the orange room but great job!! I had an orange room as a teen, it's an awesome colour!
You're a…

8 years8 yearsbrb_654brb_654 posted:
SunshineT's Build: Garden pics

::kissed:: I can't believe it's been 3 years :o but so worth it!! Oh my god, I can't even begin…

8 years8 yearsbrb_654brb_654 posted:
SunshineT's Build: Garden pics

WOW just breathtaking!!! Such a gorgeous home ::kiss:: ::kiss::

8 years8 yearsbrb_654brb_654 posted:
SunshineT's Build: Garden pics

OMG, I missed it!!! CONGRATULATIONS!!! :: ::
Your floors, carpet, pendants all look amazing, look forward to your moved in…

8 years8 yearsbrb_654brb_654 posted:
SunshineT's Build: Garden pics

That is one spectacular looking house!! Love the kitchen splashback!
I think the front door handle looks great, would even consider changing it!

8 years8 yearsbrb_654brb_654 posted:
Herald Sun Home Show 2012 - Free Double Passes!

Received my tickets today ::smile:: Thanks so much homeone!!

8 years8 yearsbrb_654brb_654 posted:
:) Kiwis home: Moved in & lovin it! :)

WOW, happy 10,000 posts!! That's dedication :)

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