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8 d8 dDoozer1905Doozer1905 posted:
Faulty Chandelier Cost?

No it isn't classed as owner supplied , that's rubbish then, it's not your responsibility.
Have a look at your contract there should be something there for warranty if not…

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8 d8 dDoozer1905Doozer1905 posted:
Faulty Chandelier Cost?

I'm not sure what the go is in Queensland but in WA there is a clause in the HIA contract, item 21 supply of materials and unfixed materials onsite: it…

8 d8 dDoozer1905Doozer1905 posted:
Second owner builder build within 5 years? NSW

Builders Services Registration Act 2011, Division 2 - Prohibitions in respect to carrying out prescribed building services

8 d8 dDoozer1905Doozer1905 posted:
Second owner builder build within 5 years? NSW

It might be out of date but it's the law

8 d8 dDoozer1905Doozer1905 posted:
Second owner builder build within 5 years? NSW

No it will be license lending, in WA as soon as an owner organises a trade for The builder to pay its considered license lending. I was involved in a…

9 d9 dDoozer1905Doozer1905 posted:
Second owner builder build within 5 years? NSW

You can't do that, that's classed as license lending.

10 d10 dDoozer1905Doozer1905 posted:
Post build modifications

If you have a suspended concrete slab to the first floor down lights have to be done by the builder, canisters have to be cast into the slab

12 d12 dDoozer1905Doozer1905 posted:
Reverse brick veneer v double brick Perth build

Hi Fry,
In reply to your message, Reverse brick veneer is becoming more common in Perth.
The cost is actually more expensive than traditional double brick, I can go into more…

13 d13 dDoozer1905Doozer1905 posted:
Take CDC approval to another builder

One of my previous employers who did mostly project homes in county WA took a drafting company and there client to court over copyright infringement. The client had come to…

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13 d13 dDoozer1905Doozer1905 posted:
Subdivision / Building a Second Storey Home in Perth

Hi Perth Sloth,
I would be getting your sub-division sorted before worrying about house designs etc. It's a fair process to sub-divide and will take 6+ months, but more than likely…

21 d21 dDoozer1905Doozer1905 posted:
Home owner warranty insurance

What state are you in? It's illegal to do that in WA

22 d22 dDoozer1905Doozer1905 posted:
Seek advice on fixed cost contract, payment term, etc.

Chris can you explain how and why they are leaving details out of the dropped footing???

22 d22 dDoozer1905Doozer1905 posted:
Seek advice on fixed cost contract, payment term, etc.

Why would you need to upgrade the mesh to 62?

1 month1 monthDoozer1905Doozer1905 posted:
Seek advice on fixed cost contract, payment term, etc.

Just curious did you get quotes from other builders? Is the builder the one with black and gold in there sign?

1 month1 monthDoozer1905Doozer1905 posted:
Seek advice on fixed cost contract, payment term, etc.

The spot level on the right hand boundary near the 10.5 contour line is 10.6, that's near where the store boundary is at a FFL of 10.957 so approx. 350mm…

1 month1 monthDoozer1905Doozer1905 posted:
Seek advice on fixed cost contract, payment term, etc.

I think it's also BS that they do 3 claims before slab, thats ridiculous. We do initial deposit $3,000 Single and $5,000 double, the next payment is once we have…

1 month1 monthDoozer1905Doozer1905 posted:
Seek advice on fixed cost contract, payment term, etc.

Sorry just had a further look at your plans, you are going to require a Brick build up to the store and also retaining to the right hand side boundary,…

1 month1 monthDoozer1905Doozer1905 posted:
Seek advice on fixed cost contract, payment term, etc.

Hi JW001, I work for a builder in Perth, there is no reason I can see that you would to have concrete thickening, brick reinforcing etc. Pretty straight forward…

1 month1 monthDoozer1905Doozer1905 posted:
Small Deck Area - What brand to use

Trex is probably the Rolls Royce of decking, go with Modwood over Ecodeck any day of the week

2 months2 monthsDoozer1905Doozer1905 posted:
Sourcing own AC unit

Yes it is, sorry thought it might of been a single storey, owner supplied products aren't covered by the builders insurance, our aircon supplier (I work for a builder) wouldn't…

2 months2 monthsDoozer1905Doozer1905 posted:
Sourcing own AC unit

Why don't you just get it done after handover? I doubt a builder would install an aircon that you buy

2 months2 monthsDoozer1905Doozer1905 posted:
Building insurances

Sorry can't help

2 months2 monthsDoozer1905Doozer1905 posted:
Letter of Intent for residential build

See what your solicitor says, in WA I could give you advice but every state is different. I wouldn't give them a cent, the can go f@#k themselves, they would…

2 months2 monthsDoozer1905Doozer1905 posted:
Letter of Intent for residential build

Absolute dog act, what state are you in?

2 months2 monthsDoozer1905Doozer1905 posted:
Advice / Help - Building Contract

I'm not sure what state your in but in WA its illegal to use someone else's building license, they come down on the builder very hard. I would tread with…

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2 months2 monthsDoozer1905Doozer1905 posted:
Roof frame construction

What is that photo showing? That looks like it's in the roof structure not the top plate?

2 months2 monthsDoozer1905Doozer1905 posted:
Building insurances

A state where your building would be a good start

2 months2 monthsDoozer1905Doozer1905 posted:
Building in these uncertain times

I wouldn't be holding off building at the moment, get in as soon as you can, we have prices rises left right and center (I work for a builder) basically…

2 months2 monthsDoozer1905Doozer1905 posted:
Build progress during COVID

I work for a builder in Perth and its business as usual, in saying that the majority of office staff are working from home and onsite we have pretty stringent…

2 months2 monthsDoozer1905Doozer1905 posted:
How much does tiling cost? (Al fresco, concrete slab, approx

Was there mesh put in the slab when it was poured? If not I would highly recommend not tiling

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