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Joined 3 April 2018
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6 months6 monthschanamchanam posted:
Drainage issue side of house

Hi anyone,
Completing landscape and drainage now. What are your thoughts and feedback with this drainage system and connection? Note slotted flexi ag pipe used as connection and the whole…

6 months6 monthschanamchanam posted:
Council footpath/nature strip and driveway gradient?

Is this compliant ?

6 months6 monthschanamchanam posted:
Progressive build of retaining wall (photos journey)

Thought of sharing some photos of retaining walls as this is not a common build of first course . Welcome any comments and feedback.

6 months6 monthschanamchanam posted:
What product to use in fixing cracks in corner mortar

Thank you Stewie for explanation and input. Yeah, reckon it is some slight movement ...expected of a build from mid 90s. All fixed now with help of mortar mix.…

7 months7 monthschanamchanam posted:
What product to use in fixing cracks in corner mortar

Thank jay for your assistance and input

7 months7 monthschanamchanam posted:
What product to use in fixing cracks in corner mortar

Hi,
Is the crack in mortar a concern?
As shown on photo.this is almost 30yo home.
Is it necessary to patch, if so, what products are available. I have seen…

What product to use in fixing cracks in corner mortar
10 months10 monthschanamchanam posted:
Front yard, retaining wall and sloping of lawn - drainage?

Some photos of trench for besser block wall to retain soil and level front yard. Solid block wall in corner 1.4m high near green power box. Is this strong enough…

1 year1 yearchanamchanam posted:
Front yard, retaining wall and sloping of lawn - drainage?

Two different views and suggestion provided by two different landscapers.
1) slope lawn/ground away from retaining wall (u shaped) into middle of lawn with storm water pit…

1 year1 yearchanamchanam posted:
Raising height of brick wall using existing footings

Is it legal to raise height of existing low brick retaining wall by adding additional bricks on top without adding to the footings? In addition, extra soil is added…

1 year1 yearchanamchanam posted:
Council footpath/nature strip and driveway gradient?

Is it legal to build a driveway not following the natural downward slope of land which is on a hill? In other words, the driveway starts to descend from council…

2 years2 yearschanamchanam posted:
I work in flooring - do you have a flooring question?

Hi Michelle/anyone,
How does the two above compared to soft appeal & tranquil charm from tuftmaster; slipstream from quest. What recommendation if selecting for your own home?
Is it best to…

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2 years2 yearschanamchanam posted:
Electrical Plan Feedback

Even when on plan is lined up, electrician do not follow plan. Ensure to check all points are where you want it to be as per your plan and…

2 years2 yearschanamchanam posted:
Edge of roof tile finishing and water tight?

Savannah (pgh) and off white

2 years2 yearschanamchanam posted:
Drainage issue side of house

Are those silt pits plumbed into the same underground drainage system as the house downpipe or have their own dedicated underground pipe?

2 years2 yearschanamchanam posted:
Drainage issue side of house

It has been so informative reading forums here and with so many valuable advices and sharing of experiences.
Why is it as customers having to accept sub-standard work from builders…

2 years2 yearschanamchanam posted:
Protecting your Slab

Did you end up concreting footpath around the alfresco (green line as shown). Any chance of showing updated photos for reference as i'd thought of doing same?
Any issues of draining…

2 years2 yearschanamchanam posted:
Drainage issue side of house

"One area is similar to the picture you've shared. Without the concrete, water would seep and pool in that area. "
I am currently considering landscaping and concreting perimetre of the…

2 years2 yearschanamchanam posted:
To pebble or not to pebble at base of concrete retaining wal

The land is on a slope from back to front of site with concrete sleeper retaining wall on all sides. It is a small block with only 2.4 metre to…

2 years2 yearschanamchanam posted:
Shower mixer tap touching shower frame...thoughts?

Throughout build process, many errors picked up by owners and brought to attention of SS who always had an excuses after excuses.

2 years2 yearschanamchanam posted:
Edge of roof tile finishing and water tight?

Is the finishing for edge of roof compliant and water tight?
Will there be any concern for broken water course (underside lapping) of roof tiles which will allow water into…

2 years2 yearschanamchanam posted:
Leaking Roof - ongoing issue with Sienna Homes

Sorry to hear of your dilemma with builder. What is the actual cause of leak? Tiles/colourbond roof/ flashing?

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2 years2 yearschanamchanam posted:
Excessive gap between tiled floors in bathroom and cavity sl

Thanks for the idea and options avail. If adjust down, then would see more of rollers and gap above.
At moment as it stands, the track above is visible now.

2 years2 yearschanamchanam posted:
Shower mixer tap touching shower frame...thoughts?

Their display home is fine. It is the question of whether it is what you see is what you get. Very deceiving.

2 years2 yearschanamchanam posted:
Shower mixer tap touching shower frame...thoughts?

Plans are correct. It all comes down to the tradie and SS.
Error after error of not following plan.

2 years2 yearschanamchanam posted:
Shower mixer tap touching shower frame...thoughts?

For sure...it definitely is. Have seen many houses and have never ever come across one like this.
Display home quality is questionable.

2 years2 yearschanamchanam posted:
Excessive gap between tiled floors in bathroom and cavity sl

Any thoughts on excessive gap between flooring and sliding door of bathroom. Does this meet compliancy with building code?
Is there a particular reason why gaps under doors are supposed…

Excessive gap between tiled floors in bathroom and cavity sl
2 years2 yearschanamchanam posted:
Shower mixer tap touching shower frame...thoughts?

This is the outcome of building with a long established project builder who claims quality. What are your thoughts with the mixer tap touching the shower frame?

Shower mixer tap touching shower frame...thoughts?
2 years2 yearschanamchanam posted:
Roof flashing not built into brickwork???

Update of fixing...
Point 1 - is the after fix photo of roof flashing. Is this now compliant to meet code?
Point 2 - should gap between brick and linea board be…

Roof flashing not built into brickwork???
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