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14 h14 hbrightstarshinebrightstarshine posted:
Rangehood ducts and vents

Is that rust in around the pipe that I see? I'm not even sure why that has been installed, and what this has been connected to.
Its unfortunate my builder…

23 h23 hbrightstarshinebrightstarshine posted:
Rangehood ducts and vents

Well I paid extra $600 for externally vented rangehood to Simonds Home, who is my builder. This is what we got. :( Also this is easily…

1 d1 dbrightstarshinebrightstarshine posted:
Rangehood ducts and vents

Hello all;
We have installed a Rangehood that is externally vented and connected to the roof. I've not been able to get into the roof and check the vents, but the…

Rangehood ducts and vents
3 d3 dbrightstarshinebrightstarshine posted:
Gap in wall skirting, window frames, cabinet and garage door

Thanks Any recommendations or links on what kind of seals to buy from bunnings? Doe sthis require B&D to install them for warrenty reasons or can any handy man install…

9 d9 dbrightstarshinebrightstarshine posted:
Gap in wall skirting, window frames, cabinet and garage door

Some other pics did not upload adding them here

9 d9 dbrightstarshinebrightstarshine posted:
Gap in wall skirting, window frames, cabinet and garage door

Hi all,
I would like to get inputs from others on this forum, if what we are seeing is a common practice and built correctly. It's just been a week we…

22 d22 dbrightstarshinebrightstarshine posted:
Building inspector - not really worth it

I wish we had someone like you to do our building inspection. :-(

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23 d23 dbrightstarshinebrightstarshine posted:
Building inspector - not really worth it

They should be reported to fair trades or QBCC. I am trying to figure out how to report them but not sure if I have the energy to fight these…

24 d24 dbrightstarshinebrightstarshine posted:
Building inspector - not really worth it

Just for the record, I really don't care about a refund, however, I'd have moved forward if they provided and updated report along with an apology note/email for doing a…

24 d24 dbrightstarshinebrightstarshine posted:
Building inspector - not really worth it

No wonder, building industry requires more regulation to stop issues with large multi-storied apartments, like what happened in SYD a few months back. Ultimately, the customer is the one who…

24 d24 dbrightstarshinebrightstarshine posted:
Building inspector - not really worth it

I'm quite disappointed with the response I received from APBI, they simply told me to get lost (the biz manager said "she cannot give a refund since they have done…

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25 d25 dbrightstarshinebrightstarshine posted:
Building inspector - not really worth it

This is from APBI, avoid them like plague. Still, not received a no proper response acknowledging that they missed the issue, neither are they interested in amending these issues in…

1 month1 monthbrightstarshinebrightstarshine posted:
Builder refuses PCI after getting the building inspection

Hi luxbuild Yes, I received a notification a month prior to ETA provided earlier, how can someone say the PCI is completed without…

1 month1 monthbrightstarshinebrightstarshine posted:
Driveway face brick pillar not cemented properly

Hello,
Please advise on if this cement work left under the joining of the face brick pillar and the driveway is proper. IMO, this looks bit ugly since it is…

Driveway face brick pillar not cemented properly
1 month1 monthbrightstarshinebrightstarshine posted:
Building inspector - not really worth it

Based on some of the inputs I've received on PM, I've escalated this with the BI company Biz manager. I'll update here on what the response was soon.

1 month1 monthbrightstarshinebrightstarshine posted:
Door edges unpainted

Norfolk I would tend to agree with you, but how does someone who is building for the first time, know if the contract…

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1 month1 monthbrightstarshinebrightstarshine posted:
Door edges unpainted

Hi Chippy, we have ceramic tails and have the floors mopped regularly, which potentially leaves the underside/bottom edge of the door to absorb…

1 month1 monthbrightstarshinebrightstarshine posted:
Building inspector - not really worth it

Hello @Norfolk: I'm tempted to do that publicly here, but not sure if this was genuinely overlooked by the BI, since I was not present and dont know what happened.…

1 month1 monthbrightstarshinebrightstarshine posted:
Building inspector - not really worth it

Hello all,
We are a little bit disappointed with the Building Inspector who did the final stage inspection for our place. We were traveling on work and expected that they would…

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1 month1 monthbrightstarshinebrightstarshine posted:
Door edges unpainted

Sorry, the door are corinthian and the paint is haymes.
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FINISHING (PAINTING AND SEALING)All Corinthian Doors are supplied unfinished and need to be finished, painted or sealed. Timber is a natural…

1 month1 monthbrightstarshinebrightstarshine posted:
Door edges unpainted

Hello Friends:
We had a final inspection and we noticed that all the internal and external door edges (top and bottom) are not painted at all or some of the painted…

1 month1 monthbrightstarshinebrightstarshine posted:
Builder refuses PCI after getting the building inspection

I've asked the builder, they have gone all silent since they don't like answering any questions I send them on email. Honestly, I've have asked the BI only for a…

1 month1 monthbrightstarshinebrightstarshine posted:
Builder refuses PCI after getting the building inspection

Well said! I've burnt my fingers and realizing this a bit later, but better later than never. :-) The elderly salesperson who signed me up, always…

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1 month1 monthbrightstarshinebrightstarshine posted:
Builder refuses PCI after getting the building inspection

Hello Dan, thank you so much for your reply.
Firstly, I realized that BI does not check the specs/color specification/contract/variations etc at all. So if you don't get an opportunity…

1 month1 monthbrightstarshinebrightstarshine posted:
Builder refuses PCI after getting the building inspection

We never agreed to have the PCI, and only requested a completion stage inspection with BI. I don't know if they are the same.

1 month1 monthbrightstarshinebrightstarshine posted:
Builder refuses PCI after getting the building inspection

Hello all,
My builder is refused to schedule a PCI date after we have got the building inspection (BI) done through the professional firm for the completion stage, BI was nominated…

2 months2 monthsbrightstarshinebrightstarshine posted:
builder insurance lapse

The question is who pays for the insurance until pratical completion? I understand the handover process is complicated, does that mean the work is completed if the keys are not…

2 months2 monthsbrightstarshinebrightstarshine posted:
builder insurance lapse

Hi all,
Builder has completed the build 1 month prior to the ETA provided, and the PCI and handover is still not complete and has sent my the final invoice…

4 months4 monthsbrightstarshinebrightstarshine posted:
Bryan & Petersen Build in Ballarat (VIC)

Workman ship is crisp and neat, colour selections look awesome. Do you have floor wastes installed in the WC?

4 months4 monthsbrightstarshinebrightstarshine posted:
Render patchy

Your facade and colors are just perfect. Its a beautiful home.

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