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5 months5 monthsAlthomAlthom posted:
Rangehood ducts and vents

More likely just dirt in the silicon they've used to seal between that outlet and the colorbond.
I recently priced getting proper roof outlets connected up to a couple of…

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5 months5 monthschippychippy posted:
Rangehood ducts and vents

What you should have is something like this:

The rangehood ducting should be attached.
You should also have those for the bathroom exhaust fans.

Rangehood ducts and vents
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5 months5 monthschippychippy posted:
Rangehood ducts and vents

Yep that's a "stink pipe" or sewerage vent pipe.
The rangehood vent will be a large 100mm roof cowl.
The problem is more likely to be the actual rangehood.
Unfortunately to get adequate…

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5 months5 monthsl_vanslykel_vanslyke posted:
Rangehood ducts and vents

That looks like a waste water vent pipe. check your eaves to see if you have a vent there, or, the rangehood could be ducted into the roof space? Only…

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6 months6 monthsbuilding-expertbuilding-expert posted:
How to seal gap under main door and door frames

External doors should be fitted with weather seals to keep water out and stop air convection. Properly fitted seals will keep spiders out.
Internal doors usually have gap at the bottom…

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6 months6 monthsdarb74darb74 posted:
Gap in wall skirting, window frames, cabinet and garage door

Hi brightstarshine, We built this year and now renovating another house (for rental) and we've put in a fair effort on air sealing…

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6 months6 monthsdarb74darb74 posted:
Gap in wall skirting, window frames, cabinet and garage door

I should add that since we moved in a month or so ago I am yet to spot any insects or rodents in the house at all. Not…

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6 months6 monthsAlthomAlthom posted:
Gap in wall skirting, window frames, cabinet and garage door

All looks fairly normal although the holes cut for pipework in the cabinetry could have been a tad smaller.
You'll need to get hold of a garage door supplier/installer to fit…

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6 months6 monthsIamSAMIamSAM posted:
Gap in wall skirting, window frames, cabinet and garage door

Some gap fillers, silicone, "no more gaps", should address most issues.
For the garage wall you need a combination of brush type door seals

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6 months6 monthsthepa1nterthepa1nter posted:
Gap in wall skirting, window frames, cabinet and garage door

As far as I'm aware the roller door has a rubber seal and can be adjusted by the roller motor. Its quite normal to have holes behind the kitchen…

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6 months6 monthsbuilding-expertbuilding-expert posted:
Building inspector - not really worth it

15 years ago I have invested in the best inspection equipment so that I can give my customers the best outcome. One of the items is thermal imaging camera. It…

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6 months6 monthsTimBoneTimBone posted:
Building inspector - not really worth it

I currently have them as my private inspector. The inspector they first gave me was ok, was able to identify numerous defects but come stage three, was told that he…

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7 months7 monthslachedlached posted:
Driveway face brick pillar not cemented properly

Yes appears normal to me. When the landscaping is complete you will not even notice it.

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7 months7 monthsNorfolkNorfolk posted:
Door edges unpainted

brightstarshine I was naive like you with my recent Metricon build. I thought I just sign the contact, pay the money, leave…

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7 months7 monthshoody_s13hoody_s13 posted:
Door edges unpainted

Sorry chippy, but I disagree with this in regards to internal doors.
All doors should be sealed.
I've had a couple warranty claims in the past (solid and hollow core) where…

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7 months7 monthsNorfolkNorfolk 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…

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7 months7 monthsbuilding-expertbuilding-expert posted:
Builder refuses PCI after getting the building inspection

There is a procedure in your building contract to be followed. If your are on a standard building industry contract then your independent inspector is not recognised and has no…

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10 months10 monthsbestspecialsbestspecials posted:
Render patchy

I have added 2 photos of our house - one before painting
and one after painting
Our render looked exactly like yours before painting. I hope this puts your mind at ease..

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10 months10 monthsdarb74darb74 posted:
sarking required between garage walls and house

Yep wall batts should be installed in two walls between your house and garage. The R value will depend on your contract and energy rating requirements. We have…

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11 months11 monthsStructuralBIMGuyStructuralBIMGuy posted:
The parties have reached a mutual understanding in resolutio

SejaeD
Contact your local member for parliament
It's just not right that there are calls for investigations and a royal commission into High rise…

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