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2 months2 monthsCelicamCelicam posted:
Concrete, weep holes and window sills

He sure is digging his heals in. I sent the email as SaveH2On suggested, also citing the regulations and standards to which I believe the work is non-compliant (i.e.…

2 months2 monthsCelicamCelicam posted:
Concrete, weep holes and window sills

Thanks very much for your speedy response, SaveH2O.
The slope is sufficient to comply with NCC 3.1.2.3 (a) if we accept that we are in a low rainfall intensity area -…

2 months2 monthsCelicamCelicam posted:
Concrete, weep holes and window sills

The concreter has been over for a talk. He was rather non-committal, and blamed the levels on the local circumstances (required fall, nearby drainage pipes). He did acknowledge that…

3 months3 monthsCelicamCelicam posted:
Concrete, weep holes and window sills

How about where it is in contact with the window sill tiles? Could that also be a potential point of failure?

3 months3 monthsCelicamCelicam posted:
Concrete, weep holes and window sills

The grate you see there is a pit that connects subsoil drainage (slotted PVC) to stormwater. It was installed some time prior and cut into the original driveway. It is…

3 months3 monthsCelicamCelicam posted:
Concrete, weep holes and window sills

Thanks SaveH2O. Having that excerpt from NCC is a big help.
I now have a slight step DOWN into the house when crossing the entry door threshold, so it's clearly…

3 months3 monthsCelicamCelicam posted:
Concrete, weep holes and window sills

Yes, he did claim to be professional. When asked about his licence, he stated it was not required for domestic jobs of this size. His associate who worked the job…

3 months3 monthsCelicamCelicam posted:
Concrete, weep holes and window sills

**Posted in another forum by mistake. Now in here for more appropriate audience**
Hi all. We had our concrete driveway removed and replaced several months ago. I'm only now getting an…

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