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6 years6 yearsChorltonChorlton posted:
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Thanks Humble......

6 years6 yearsChorltonChorlton posted:
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BUILDING ON BOUNDARY - S TYPE GUTTERING
Hello All,
Has anyone here built on a boundary and if so was a "S-Type" guttering system used? If so, would you be kind enough…

6 years6 yearsChorltonChorlton posted:
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DEMOLITION OF AN EXISTING PROPERTY PRIOR TO BUILDING
Hello All,
Has anyone undergone a demolition project prior to building a new home and if so, can you offer any advice / tips…

6 years6 yearsChorltonChorlton posted:
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Ours has the overflow pipe running down the entire roof and ending in the gutter. Against the black roof the white overflow pipe looks pretty average !!!! My other concern…

6 years6 yearsChorltonChorlton posted:
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+1
As others have stated Evap vs Refrigerated is a personal choice but one should definately consider the ongoing running costs as well as the upfront price difference.
Evap Cooling, IMO, works…

6 years6 yearsChorltonChorlton posted:
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Pups,
I've sent you a PM... thanks.....

6 years6 yearsChorltonChorlton posted:
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EVAPORATIVE COOLING
Hello Everyone,
For all those who included Evap Cooling with their build, may I ask:
1. With regard to the unit which mounts onto the roof, how long in length was…

6 years6 yearsChorltonChorlton posted:
Porter Davis homes

Hi building1,
Thanks for the prompt reply.....

6 years6 yearsChorltonChorlton posted:
Porter Davis homes

Glad everything went well for you, and Congrats on finally getting to the end of the build process !! ::smile::

6 years6 yearsChorltonChorlton posted:
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BI-FOLD DOOR
For all those who have Bi-Fold doors, may I ask:
1. If the final finish on the doors was stained, was there any shade difference in the stain colour visible…

6 years6 yearsChorltonChorlton posted:
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PCI INSPECTION
Hello All,
We've got our PCI tomorrow and consequently would welcome any advice from all those who have already gone through this.
Are there any specific items which we should focus…

6 years6 yearsChorltonChorlton posted:
Porter Davis homes

Thanks mate...... could you PM me his details please.....
I've contacted 4 concreters so far and none of them will even return my calls !!! Very frustrating

6 years6 yearsChorltonChorlton posted:
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Hi Building1,
What is the total m2 that he is concreting?

6 years6 yearsChorltonChorlton posted:
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Thanks Rups..... similar set-up as our bath except only half of our bath is supported with the bricks.... Oh well... seems its common practice then

6 years6 yearsChorltonChorlton posted:
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Hi Georges,
Our bath has recently been installed into the hob.
If I look through the access hole in the side of the hob I can see a hole in the…

6 years6 yearsChorltonChorlton posted:
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SUPPORTING OF BATH
Hello All,
Does anyone know what the correct building practise is for supporting the underside of the Bath once is has been installed? Due to the location of…

6 years6 yearsChorltonChorlton posted:
Porter Davis homes

As tstr1a has commented, based on the floor plan I would say its face brick only in the Garage.

6 years6 yearsChorltonChorlton posted:
Porter Davis homes

Hi Roshi,
What does your floor plan show? There should be a note on there identifying which walls will have plasterboard.

6 years6 yearsChorltonChorlton posted:
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Hi Georges,
Just checked out your blog. Love your view !!!
The house is looking really good and am glad that everything is coming nicely together now. Makes all the stress and…

6 years6 yearsChorltonChorlton posted:
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Thanks for the reply Twiggy......

6 years6 yearsChorltonChorlton posted:
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Can anyone who has completed PCI and used an independant inspector confirm whether they get up on the roof as part of the inspection?
Thanks in advance....

6 years6 yearsChorltonChorlton posted:
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Hi eli-kay123,
I agree that this should be checked and thanks for posting it but how would a client actually be able to check roof tiles during PCI or before Handover?…

6 years6 yearsChorltonChorlton posted:
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Hi tstr1a,
Yep, this is what I thought when I read my contract. Its vague & open enough to be confusing.....
My personal view is that a stage cannot really be classed…

6 years6 yearsChorltonChorlton posted:
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Hi JPZ,
I agree with Rups. This is a difficult situation to advise on but I’ll try to offer some advice based on my limited house building experience to date.
Firstly, I…

6 years6 yearsChorltonChorlton posted:
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Hi Ebony,
Thanks for the reply and I will indeed be talking to my SS about my concerns. The purpose of my post was simply to gauge whether my particular issues…

7 years7 yearsChorltonChorlton posted:
Porter Davis homes

Ref our brickwork, Thanks to all those who replied....
Although we obviously feel the finish isn't good enough, I just wanted to find out what others on here felt about it,…

7 years7 yearsChorltonChorlton posted:
60mm Overhang On Bricks?

Hi Deb,
I was actually thinking of suggesting this as a solution but wasn't sure if it was that sensible a suggestion. However, if its already been done and the final…

7 years7 yearsChorltonChorlton posted:
60mm Overhang On Bricks?

Its from the Boral range - Murrey River

7 years7 yearsChorltonChorlton posted:
60mm Overhang On Bricks?

Hi Debs,
How did your builder fix the problem?
I ask as the brickwork over our Garage overhangs the edge of the lintel by around 35-40mm and apart from it looking…

7 years7 yearsChorltonChorlton posted:
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BRICKWORK ABOVE LINTELS
Hello Everyone.... I'm after some help please ::sad::
For all those who now have had their brickwork completed, may I ask roughly how…

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