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1 d1 dDoozer1905Doozer1905 posted:
Million dollar home in Perth

I think the bigger joke is on you, you keep digging a bigger hole. Get over yourself

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1 d1 dDoozer1905Doozer1905 posted:
Million dollar home in Perth

That is completely wrong information

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7 d7 dDoozer1905Doozer1905 posted:
An example of interesting workmanship with Big M should I ma

That is very very average, I wouldn't put up with that and I don't think you should be either. Probably you're biggest single investment in you're life and they give…

7 d7 dDoozer1905Doozer1905 posted:
Hot Water Advice

I would suggest that clause has been deleted in Queensland, I would have to look at it again in the code. You can email the ABCB regarding this they are…

8 d8 dDoozer1905Doozer1905 posted:
Signing land contract without building contract

In Western Australia it's normal to have the land before a builder, you do get house and land packages in WA but it then ties you in to a builder.
I…

8 d8 dDoozer1905Doozer1905 posted:
Hot Water Advice

National Construction Code. Volume 3 Item B2.2

9 d9 dDoozer1905Doozer1905 posted:
Recommended Suppliers on Homeone

Yep totally with you and totally agree with what you have said.
Also we all should be supporting local manufacturers where we can.
Another one is cabinets, how do you…

9 d9 dDoozer1905Doozer1905 posted:
Hot Water Advice

I would suggest your only option is a heat pump if you can't do a roof top solar system.
Can't use instant electric HWU as it doesn't comply with National Construction…

25 d25 dDoozer1905Doozer1905 posted:
WA Building Company

Problem with product review is the builder pays for the client to do a review, I wouldn't trust anything on Product review when it comes to building companies

1 month1 monthDoozer1905Doozer1905 posted:
Need help understanding footing classifications

They are both Structerre Engineering footing details, a D10V has a slab thickness of approx. 80mm thick, with no reinforcing mesh in the footing, a SJ10 is a 155mm thick…

2 months2 monthsDoozer1905Doozer1905 posted:
Front Entrance Door - Solid MDF or Coritech

If you upgrade to a BAL12.5 door (see bottom of that link) that will give you a solid MDF core, so yes you can and I believe it's worth it

2 months2 monthsDoozer1905Doozer1905 posted:
Builder using 10mm plasterboard instead of 13mm

If its been specified it should be 13mm, its very unusual to have 13mm on internal walls though.
The only place we use 13mm (I work for a builder) is external…

2 months2 monthsDoozer1905Doozer1905 posted:
Getting out of building contract WA

You can get out of a contract under certain circumstances, but very limited circumstances (its all in your contract) if you meet the criteria and can get out you will…

2 months2 monthsDoozer1905Doozer1905 posted:
How long can timber framing be exposed to weather?

IMO it should be replaced

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2 months2 monthsDoozer1905Doozer1905 posted:
How long can timber framing be exposed to weather?

This is from Wespine who is the local supplier in WA
Construction time and taking care of wespine blue
A quality plantation …

3 months3 monthsDoozer1905Doozer1905 posted:
Cost to lay bigger tiles - Perth WA

FYI trade secret
I love the people from the eastern states that think they know what they are talking about its one of my pet peeves.
Stick to what you know and…

3 months3 monthsDoozer1905Doozer1905 posted:
Cost to lay bigger tiles - Perth WA

We charge (I work for a builder) roughly $16m2 (labour only) for 300x600mm over standard, but then on top of that if the builder only allows for 200mn high (skirting…

3 months3 monthsDoozer1905Doozer1905 posted:
Perth Design Help - Passive Solar and energy efficiency

Who is the builder (send me a PM) and what sort of price have they suggested for the design?
FYI
Wespine have just put a 30% increase from the 1st October…

3 months3 monthsDoozer1905Doozer1905 posted:
Owner Builder loan options

I think you will find it extremely difficult to find a lender that will do owner builder loans, I tried about 4 years ago, i have my diploma of builders…

4 months4 monthsDoozer1905Doozer1905 posted:
Next door neighbour's builder is delaying my build

It's your land, the next door neighbours builder has no right to be on there without your permission / consent and would of also trespassed on your land to erect…

4 months4 monthsDoozer1905Doozer1905 posted:
WA Building Company

You might want to look at Facebook group $honky Builders WA (you need to join) there is a bit on them there by the looks of it

4 months4 monthsDoozer1905Doozer1905 posted:
Instantaneous HWS in a new house - gas or electrical?

You can only use gas (instantaneous or storage) or Solar on a new house unless it is a 1 bedroom house (apartments are in the same boat as a 1…

4 months4 monthsDoozer1905Doozer1905 posted:
Dual occupancy - upstairs/downstairs

I would think this would come under a class 2 building not a class 1 (google building clarifications Australia) if you have a foyer with 2 seperate entry points. I…

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5 months5 monthsDoozer1905Doozer1905 posted:
BAL 19 requirements

The fixed panels don't require screening as per my post if you use 5mm toughen, you may have misread what I said in the post

5 months5 monthsDoozer1905Doozer1905 posted:
BAL 19 requirements

Hi Liz,
All doors have to be 5mm toughen as a standard anyway so it's only your windows that are the problem. Personally I would have 5mm toughen to windows then…

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