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Joined 28 November 2019
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5 months5 monthsBrett0004Brett0004 posted:
Trick in the contract by Dale Alcock?

Just to add to this we have been in our new home now in Perth for 12 months. It is 320m2 total, 230m2 living, normal WA construction colourbond roof but…

6 months6 monthsBrett0004Brett0004 posted:
Flapping Noise Coming Through From Exhaust Fans

Yours would be the same as ours as we were through Momu as well, in the end I took of the grill, pulled down the fan removed the screws and…

9 months9 monthsBrett0004Brett0004 posted:
Perth Project Builders M2 Pricing

Just to close off an old thread of mine here is it now ten months after we moved in. Still absolutely thrilled with our new home. Not so thrilled about…

Perth Project Builders M2 Pricing
1 year1 yearBrett0004Brett0004 posted:
Moving in with no concrete paths/driveway

We have crushed recycled brick. Works well.

1 year1 yearBrett0004Brett0004 posted:
Anticon/insulation, please help!

We have ceiling batts as well R4 as required by the standards. I also have cavity barrier insulation on west facing walls.

1 year1 yearBrett0004Brett0004 posted:
Anticon/insulation, please help!

I can't comment on the R value specifics but what I can say that in our new build in Perth that installing anticon and 6mm glass required due to BAL19…

1 year1 yearBrett0004Brett0004 posted:
New build, rough brickwork acceptable?

There is no way that complies with any standard whether it's covered or not. I would be engaging a building inspector asap.

1 year1 yearBrett0004Brett0004 posted:
Power lines high above property - is that a problem?

I doubt you will be allowed to build anything in the powerline corridor.

1 year1 yearBrett0004Brett0004 posted:
Sewer inspection line poor placement eyesore

Sorry I am at work and wont be home until next week. I have been searching for it online but no luck. What I did was take a photo of…

1 year1 yearBrett0004Brett0004 posted:
Sewer inspection line poor placement eyesore

I replaced one last week. Was in the middle of alfresco and was about to be concreted. I went to Tradelink and they have a small version with a stainless…

1 year1 yearBrett0004Brett0004 posted:
light switch orientation: landscape or portrait?

As an electrician I really have only ever installed switches in the vertical position. That is in WA and Tasmania. But it is a personal preference I presume.

1 year1 yearBrett0004Brett0004 posted:
Power points issues with height in bathrooms

Centre power point can come right down. Zone extends 150mm to each side of sinks with capacity less than 45 litres and 400mm above.

2 years2 yearsBrett0004Brett0004 posted:
Perth Project Builders M2 Pricing

Was originally 291k, we upgraded the kitchen bench top to level 3 stone which added 7k. There is no way we would have got it for that now, that was…

2 years2 yearsBrett0004Brett0004 posted:
Perth Project Builders M2 Pricing

Here is a copy of the Plan for those interested.

Perth Project Builders M2 Pricing
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2 years2 yearsBrett0004Brett0004 posted:
Perth Project Builders M2 Pricing

Just an update on an old post, well its nearly finished and it has been a smooth process so far and at a good price. These photos are a few…

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2 years2 yearsBrett0004Brett0004 posted:
Walk In Shower Width

Our new build has 2 walk in showers, we pulled the openings back from original 1000mm to one is 750mm and the other is 790mm and they are fine.

2 years2 yearsBrett0004Brett0004 posted:
Frameless Pool Fencing Panel Shattered when moving it

Holy crap. That is scarry stuff.

2 years2 yearsBrett0004Brett0004 posted:
URGENT HELP NEEDED BAL RATING

Our build is at lockup in W.A and BAL 19. 340m2 total area and added 7.5k to build. 5mm toughened glass all around. Full anticon to roof. Steel fly screens.…

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2 years2 yearsBrett0004Brett0004 posted:
What determines roof height?

I think you'll find that most roofs are pitched at 22.5 degrees siheight is determined by width and height of walls.

2 years2 yearsBrett0004Brett0004 posted:
What determines roof height?

Maths. !!

2 years2 yearsBrett0004Brett0004 posted:
Gift for site supervisor?

I have bought the different tradies a carton of beer here and there. But I rarely see or hear from the site supervisor. I would rather reward the guys performing…

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2 years2 yearsBrett0004Brett0004 posted:
how many tenders does it take... to get to the winner?

We got 3 quotes, you will get a feel where the price should be pretty quickly. 2 of ours were within 10k of each other.

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2 years2 yearsBrett0004Brett0004 posted:
Timber floor or porcelain tiles

We had direct stuck engineered flooring in blackbutt, and while it always looked beautiful we found you had to be carefull as it marked easily. Even moving out the fridge…

Timber floor or porcelain tiles
2 years2 yearsBrett0004Brett0004 posted:
Skirtings/walls not straight

If the wall is gyprock then its where they put the steel external trim on then build up the plaster to form the corner.

Skirtings/walls not straight
2 years2 yearsBrett0004Brett0004 posted:
Did you install 1 or 2 instantaneous gas hot water systems

Same here, we have opted for 2 instantaneous gas water heaters in our build as our last house you had to wait forever and wasted so much water waiting for…

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2 years2 yearsBrett0004Brett0004 posted:
Things you forget - summary page 32

Consider the placement of the door frames in the walls. We have a feature wall in our entry and would have liked to cover it with a nice timber feature…

2 years2 yearsBrett0004Brett0004 posted:
new build. brocken bricks used throughout internal brickwork

Yes I can see it.
I am interested to see as we have just finished our bricklaying in Perth as well.

2 years2 yearsBrett0004Brett0004 posted:
new build. brocken bricks used throughout internal brickwork

Cant view any of the photos??

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