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grandslam

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Joined 22 August 2006
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6 years6 yearsgrandslamgrandslam posted:
Steel Beam Concerns

Hi,
I have some concerns with the steel beam running across the garage for the roof frame with the house I am currently building in Perth. To me it looks as…

9 years9 yearsgrandslamgrandslam posted:
Seen these lights?

Thanks Southies, looks like MICA is the place.

9 years9 yearsgrandslamgrandslam posted:
Seen these lights?

Thought I would try again to see if anyone has seen these lights? Still looking myself so hopefully someone else has seen then. thanks

9 years9 yearsgrandslamgrandslam posted:
Seen these lights?

Hi,
saw these external lights today whilst looking at display homes and would like them on our home. Anyone seen a shop with them in or know where to get them?

9 years9 yearsgrandslamgrandslam posted:
Enduro Shield

Hi,
has anyone used this product (Enduro Shield) and if so how did they find it. Am thinking of applying it to our showers screens and glass fence. Any feedback would…

9 years9 yearsgrandslamgrandslam posted:
Builder Reviews - Perth WA

I just confirmed with the variations and it is pilkington lamguard by Stegbar, so not lamiguard as I posted earlier. Here is the correct pdf for it. (Look on page…

9 years9 yearsgrandslamgrandslam posted:
Builder Reviews - Perth WA

We got the builder to do it. If you do it later it will cost you more as you are replacing all of your glass. We were expecting it to…

9 years9 yearsgrandslamgrandslam posted:
Builder Reviews - Perth WA

No we got the laminated glass for everything, including the front door and sliding doors.

9 years9 yearsgrandslamgrandslam posted:
Builder Reviews - Perth WA

Here is the link below. There are a few others brands on the market aswell. For our whole house the cost was around $1700 and we have a large amount…

9 years9 yearsgrandslamgrandslam posted:
Builder Reviews - Perth WA

Hi Nicci, is it 100mm diameter pipe? I would be guessing its your stormwater connection. Sorry to hear about your tiles. We paid extra to get lamiguard on our windows…

9 years9 yearsgrandslamgrandslam posted:
Builder Reviews - Perth WA

Hi Sooty
why dont you hang the doors in their current state and see how they look with the wood finish doors against the painted frames. If you dont like the…

9 years9 yearsgrandslamgrandslam posted:
Building Inspector in Perth ?

I too went with Barry from Archicentre and found him extremly thorough, climbing over everything and in and out of spaces. I would ring the office up and just say…

9 years9 yearsgrandslamgrandslam posted:
HIA : Security window glazing - any one used it?

This would effectively work like laminated glass, where the plastic film would bond the broken glass sherds together. But in retrofit situations, where the glass is already installed it…

9 years9 yearsgrandslamgrandslam posted:
Progress Payments

That sums it up perfectly.
Luckily we went to the Builders Registration Board and Builders Dispute Tribunal who were excellent. I also believe that if there is an issue you can…

10 years10 yearsgrandslamgrandslam posted:
New home (at loggerheads with builder)

Dont be afraid to contact the builders dispute tribunal. You are there to build a house to what you have paid for, not make friends with them. They are happy…

10 years10 yearsgrandslamgrandslam posted:
Gabble cladding colour

Hi everyone,
I am looking for colour suggestions for our gabble cladding. Our house has a central courtyard with alfresco. This alfresco has a gable with woodgrain plank cladding on the…

10 years10 yearsgrandslamgrandslam posted:
Wet areas drop-down??!

Hi,
we currently have the same issue on our house being built. The area for our shower was supposed to be recessed down an extra 50mm to allow for the frameless…

10 years10 yearsgrandslamgrandslam posted:
Rate your Home Builder

Our builder in Western Australia is there, 1.5 stars currently which is about right if not a little generous. Reviewers have had exactly the same issues as us.

10 years10 yearsgrandslamgrandslam posted:
Help: A variation fee if it's not in the contract?

from the consumer affairs Victoria website:
"Lock-up stage is complete when a home's external wall cladding and roof covering is fixed, the flooring is laid and external doors and external windows…

10 years10 yearsgrandslamgrandslam posted:
Perth Timber Flooring installers

Hi Andrew,
were your boards prefinished or do you know if he finishes them off aswell for raw boards? I also need an installer in Perth for our jarrah floorboards but…

10 years10 yearsgrandslamgrandslam posted:
Would you do it again.

The build so far for my partner and I wouldnt have been worth it so far. We are nearly at lock-up and so far wish we got something established.
The initial…

10 years10 yearsgrandslamgrandslam posted:
builder charging for inspection

Hi,
am currently trying to get an inspection done on our house. The builder says that if I want one done, it has to be supervised (even though the house…

10 years10 yearsgrandslamgrandslam posted:
Who is entitled to leftover bricks?

Our current builder in Western Australia has this same policy, even harder considering the girl in the office has changed three times in the last 6 weeks. Cant wait til…

10 years10 yearsgrandslamgrandslam posted:
Laminated glass?

Hi,
i am a big fan of using laminated glass. My partner and I have specifiedt laminated glass on all our windows except a few highlights which are between two parapet…

10 years10 yearsgrandslamgrandslam posted:
Concreting the backyard...UPDATED 11/11/08

That really is impressive seeing them lay the plastic down for protection. Havent seen to many workers take that much care. Thumbs up to them!!

10 years10 yearsgrandslamgrandslam posted:
Jasper roof - exterior colour?

Hi,
those two colours are the colours we are using on our house. We have the surfmist roof and are using the Jasper as the render colour with some lighter walls…

10 years10 yearsgrandslamgrandslam posted:
New to the whole game...

Hi Michelle,
welcome to the forum. I am currently building in Perth with my partner, although at times wish we weren't building as he have had a few dramas which are…

10 years10 yearsgrandslamgrandslam posted:
Sliding door mounted into floor (no step)?

We had this done for our bi folds. When they poured the slab the section where the bi folds go was recessed down, so when they place the bi folds…

10 years10 yearsgrandslamgrandslam posted:
BUILDING IN PERTH WITH SCOTT PARK HOMES

Hi Frank and Lloyd
sorry to hear about your problems. My partner and I are currently building in Perth with a small builder and have also had issues. Have you tried…

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