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2 months2 monthsDoozer1905Doozer1905 posted:
Legal notice

Which builder? Sounds a bit suss

3 months3 monthsDoozer1905Doozer1905 posted:
My experience buying windows in China

I didn't say the quality was bad, only what the board is made of, but thank you all very much for supporting Australian manufacturing and industry

3 months3 monthsDoozer1905Doozer1905 posted:
My experience buying windows in China

I wouldn't be getting cabinets from China, there is a well known cabinet maker in Perth that was installing cabinets made in China for a large builder, that cabinet maker…

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3 months3 monthsDoozer1905Doozer1905 posted:
WA builder complaint process

DIY if you are handy, not 100% about the external plaster, may be worth going to a specialist paint shop i.e. Dulux or Wattyl and show them the pictures, it…

3 months3 monthsDoozer1905Doozer1905 posted:
WA builder complaint process

Don't bother lodging a complaint with the building commission you will be wasting your money, if you google WA guide to tolerances and standards (a publication from the building commission)…

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3 months3 monthsDoozer1905Doozer1905 posted:
Roof installation

Brickwork should be fully complete and that's not complete, hard to tell by the picture but doesn't look like brickwork above the internal door is in either. I would get…

3 months3 monthsDoozer1905Doozer1905 posted:
Builder damaged my Retaining wall

It's definitely not included as per the wording of the item, so it's your responsibility. I think its more of a moral obligation from the builder they should of told…

5 months5 monthsDoozer1905Doozer1905 posted:
Blue timber H2 is incredibly hard to source, alternative?

No consequences for using H3, it's the same timber with a higher treatment level, it's going to cost you a fair bit more but no problems using it at all

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6 months6 monthsDoozer1905Doozer1905 posted:
MoveHomes WA - Reviews?

Might want to look at a Facebook group called $honkybuilderswa (with an S not a $) I think there might be a few things there on them.

6 months6 monthsDoozer1905Doozer1905 posted:
Fixed Price Contract

Hi Newgirl,
You need to say what state you are in, building contracts are different for each state

6 months6 monthsDoozer1905Doozer1905 posted:
Building price increases

StructuralBIMGuy you must be living under a rock to say society trusts Enginners it would be the same as saying I'm going to get lucky with Angelina Jolie!
Look at…

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6 months6 monthsDoozer1905Doozer1905 posted:
7 Months, No Brickie!

Hi Mick,
I would suggest you're in WA and if so it is more than likely one of the big project builders, if all is correct it seems a little long,…

6 months6 monthsDoozer1905Doozer1905 posted:
Building price increases

Once again structualBIMguy you show that you have no idea what your talking about, you have a habit of it

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6 months6 monthsDoozer1905Doozer1905 posted:
Building price increases

To put it into prospective a gang of 5 or 6 lay between 8,000 to 10,000 bricks on a single storey house and that would take a week, so between…

6 months6 monthsDoozer1905Doozer1905 posted:
Building price increases

Yep I'm an estimator, have been for about 15 years, those price increases are all cost, they are Sub-contract rates for labour, so before Covid19 we were paying $1:20+GST…

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6 months6 monthsDoozer1905Doozer1905 posted:
Building price increases

This is what is happening in Perth, I have tracked all major increases since January 2021 (There are others I haven't worried about) this is on top of the increases…

Building price increases
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7 months7 monthsDoozer1905Doozer1905 posted:
Landscape design in Perth

Used Kelsie Davies a few times, she is very good and never had any dramas
https://www.kdla.com.au/

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7 months7 monthsDoozer1905Doozer1905 posted:
STEEL FRAMED HOME NEAR THE OCEAN - PERTH

Sorry that imagine is shocking it's Bluescope steel Technical Bullet TB-34, just google that

7 months7 monthsDoozer1905Doozer1905 posted:
STEEL FRAMED HOME NEAR THE OCEAN - PERTH

Here is an industry bulletin from Bluescope personally I don't like steel framing and much prefer timber.
It's borderline with Bluescope is regards to neing that close…

STEEL FRAMED HOME NEAR THE OCEAN - PERTH
7 months7 monthsDoozer1905Doozer1905 posted:
concrete floors

My son has polished concrete and its not a worry at all, it would be the equivalent to walking on tiles.
It is super expensive to do though so you may…

7 months7 monthsDoozer1905Doozer1905 posted:
building brickwork concern + inspector recommendations

Pretty hard to tell from those few photos, but in saying that what you have there looks very average.
I would be definitely getting a building inspector, get one that…

7 months7 monthsDoozer1905Doozer1905 posted:
BAL Rating - Changed (3rd Variation)

What state are you in? If your in WA send me a PM with the actual site address and I'll let you know if it's in a BAL zone

8 months8 monthsDoozer1905Doozer1905 posted:
Building with timber’s upstairs! HELP!

70% of our work is double storey of that 70% half would be timber sub-floor and half suspended slabs, we only use Hebel on the timber sub-floors excluding the wet…

8 months8 monthsDoozer1905Doozer1905 posted:
Building with timber’s upstairs! HELP!

So this makes you an expert in pricing still . You've a engineer not an estimator, who cares how cheap you can do it, it's not pertinent to the original…

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8 months8 monthsDoozer1905Doozer1905 posted:
Building with timber’s upstairs! HELP!

So you poured 2 suspended slab this week makes you an expert on pricing, I've heard it all now

8 months8 monthsDoozer1905Doozer1905 posted:
Building with timber’s upstairs! HELP!

You obviously have no idea, you make a statement that is know where near correct or accurate

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