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13 d13 dDoozer1905Doozer1905 posted:
Exposed Agg specialist

They dont vibrate exposed aggregate as it can lead to aggregate segregation also can cause lines in the finished product

13 d13 dDoozer1905Doozer1905 posted:
Electrician poor workmanship and property damage

I think you will spend more money pursuing it than you would get back, but I dont know, could work differently in Queensland.
The fact you were paying an hourly rate…

14 d14 dDoozer1905Doozer1905 posted:
Electrician poor workmanship and property damage

Did you give the electrical contractor a copy of the Enginerring?
I dont know what the rules are in Queensland, I would of thought it would be hard now to…

26 d26 dDoozer1905Doozer1905 posted:
Driveway standards and issues.

In WA in comes under local government and needs approval to be completed, not sure about other states, the maximum in WA is 1:4 or 25% but it's a bit…

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26 d26 dDoozer1905Doozer1905 posted:
Driveway standards and issues.

In WA in comes under local government and needs approval to be completed, not sure about other states, the maximum in WA is 1:4 or 25% but it's a bit…

1 month1 monthDoozer1905Doozer1905 posted:
Cheapest building company for investment purposes?

What state are you looking in?

1 month1 monthDoozer1905Doozer1905 posted:
Advise on exterior wall cracks | first house

Yes dont understand how they could sell it without indemnity insurance although could be different in other states .
Also highly unusual to crack the bricks like that, normally cracks along…

1 month1 monthDoozer1905Doozer1905 posted:
Lawson22mk2

That's a question you should be asking the building company, nobody here will know the answer I'm afraid.

1 month1 monthDoozer1905Doozer1905 posted:
After signing final construction drawing my building said th

I'm with Chippy & saveH2O, tell them it's there mistake and they need to pay for it, that's amateurish at best. They are suppose to be a professional building company,…

1 month1 monthDoozer1905Doozer1905 posted:
Rain Water Pump - included in 7 year building warranty?

Depending on what state you are in, the 7 year warranty is a structural warranty and does not apply to anything else other than the structure. Everything else comes under…

1 month1 monthDoozer1905Doozer1905 posted:
New home build - Custom Design WA

You will find the info on the building commission website if you want to read more

1 month1 monthDoozer1905Doozer1905 posted:
New home build - Custom Design WA

This one was for not supervising works properly, they undermined a wall on an adjoining property and that wall came down along with the garage roof

1 month1 monthDoozer1905Doozer1905 posted:
New home build - Custom Design WA

They have been in trouble with the building commission again, think it was a 20k fine

1 month1 monthDoozer1905Doozer1905 posted:
HIA Build Contract without updated plans

Signing contracts before prestart is a standard in WA, the reason being is you need a contract for financial approval. I dont know of a builder (in WA) that does…

1 month1 monthDoozer1905Doozer1905 posted:
Extension of Time Claim - Building Period Already Elapsed

Cant help you there sorry but in WA the standard HIA contract specifies Time for Performance and the information is there for these queries, have a look at your contract…

1 month1 monthDoozer1905Doozer1905 posted:
Extension of Time Claim - Building Period Already Elapsed

What state are you in? It depends on what's written in the legislation for that state.

2 months2 monthsDoozer1905Doozer1905 posted:
changing windows after development approval

Planning is normally completed before prestart, that's the way we do it anyway, we do it that way because if there is changes by planning the plans are correct when…

2 months2 monthsDoozer1905Doozer1905 posted:
changing windows after development approval

In WA yes you would have to send your plans back to Planning for an amended DA, I have never seen a council not cross reference the building license plans…

2 months2 monthsDoozer1905Doozer1905 posted:
what is PWP on the plan

Yea I know mate, we include them in the cost of the house, I've heard it all now, what did they slog you for that?

2 months2 monthsDoozer1905Doozer1905 posted:
Building with MOMU @ Duncraig

The wall between the garage & house is only single leaf

2 months2 monthsDoozer1905Doozer1905 posted:
New build in Port Coogee WA

Hi Chris, I would advise to employ a builder inspector, one that has a good understanding of building in coastal area's, just to make sure its compliant, can be a…

2 months2 monthsDoozer1905Doozer1905 posted:
what is PWP on the plan

Your building in Perth and they are charging you additional for PWP's is that correct?

2 months2 monthsDoozer1905Doozer1905 posted:
builder construction quote details

I think the whole point has been missed in the bickering, everyone has an opinion but it seems everybody thinks they are right. I have been an estimator in the…

2 months2 monthsDoozer1905Doozer1905 posted:
Building with Vartel Developments

I dont know, I didn't have anything to do with maintenance but worked next to the maintenance people, they use to complain about then regularly

2 months2 monthsDoozer1905Doozer1905 posted:
Floor joist holes for ducting - normal?

Yes by the look of the neatness and consistency of the holes they are CNC, Westbeam arent the greatest IMO, but they are slowly getting there, we only use tilling…

2 months2 monthsDoozer1905Doozer1905 posted:
Floor joist holes for ducting - normal?

With timber and Lvl's that's probably still correct, I joists completely different beast
https://www.tilling.com.au/product/smartjoist/

2 months2 monthsDoozer1905Doozer1905 posted:
Floor joist holes for ducting - normal?

That's normal, they are engineered that way, no dramas at all.

2 months2 monthsDoozer1905Doozer1905 posted:
Building with Vartel Developments

I would be upgrading your white goods, Technika is rubbish, I used to work for the largest builder in Perth and we had nothing but trouble with that brand.

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