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5 months5 monthsgunnygunny posted:
Engineer needed to approve retaining wall NSW North Shore

Anyone can recommend a reliable engineer to approve upto 1m high retaining wall?
We have draft plans.
Desperately need help!

5 months5 monthsgunnygunny posted:
Engineer needed to approve retaining wall NSW North Shore

I was finally able to change the title. Thanks for the heads up Frog.

5 months5 monthsgunnygunny posted:
Building a modified Metford 28 with Rawson in Googong, NSW

Site managers will not be resigning that often anymore with the building industry facing a very weak period ahead.

5 months5 monthsgunnygunny posted:
Engineer needed to approve retaining wall NSW North Shore

Hey, I can't change the title. May be I start a new thread?

5 months5 monthsgunnygunny posted:
Engineer needed to approve retaining wall NSW North Shore

Retaining wall about 1m high at the maximum point.
This is pretty urgent, so I am hoping someone will be able to help.

5 months5 monthsgunnygunny posted:
Engineer needed to approve retaining wall NSW North Shore

Hi, We are building a new house with Rawson Homes via CDC in the north shore.
We need a structural engineer to certify our retaining wall plans. Can someone recommend a…

5 years5 yearsgunnygunny posted:
Suggest a project home builder in Brisbane

Thanks for replying. We have a 2meter slope in the building area.
How much slope did you have?

5 years5 yearsgunnygunny posted:
custom adenbrook home north coast NSW moving in

Not exactly what you asked for...but..
I have Australian spotted gum floor installed in the downstairs. We had similar concerns. Two years later the floor looks brand new. Others who have…

5 years5 yearsgunnygunny posted:
Suggest a project home builder in Brisbane

Thanks guys for the response so far. Seems like plantation is winning so far and will be my first stop. They have very few designs that fit my block though.…

5 years5 yearsgunnygunny posted:
Suggest a project home builder in Brisbane

Thanks. Want more details :) Sent you PM.
How much over the base price did you go? How much was the site cost in addition to the…

5 years5 yearsgunnygunny posted:
Suggest a project home builder in Brisbane

How about Plantation, Clarendon, Coral Homes, Dixon homes?

5 years5 yearsgunnygunny posted:
Suggest a project home builder in Brisbane

Thanks Kailie. Will browse Planbuild.

5 years5 yearsgunnygunny posted:
Suggest a project home builder in Brisbane

We just settled on a block size ~400sqm with 10m frontage in Brisbane.
We want 2 story, 4BR, 2+ bathrooms, and 2 Car Garages. Please share your experience of Brisbane builders.

5 years5 yearsgunnygunny posted:
Brisbane City Council Site Cover

Thanks Mitch. That's probably why I can't find it. Willing to hear from anyone who thinks otherwise.

5 years5 yearsgunnygunny posted:
Brisbane City Council Site Cover

Thanks for replying Mitch. I have read this. That is the site coverage.
I would also like to find out about the floor space ratio, i.e., for a 2 story house,…

5 years5 yearsgunnygunny posted:
Brisbane City Council Site Cover

thanks Leo. I might have to do that. In the mean time, if someone else knows the answer please drop me a line.
I am after site cover and floor space…

5 years5 yearsgunnygunny posted:
Brisbane City Council Site Cover

Hi guys..
Any one with knowledge of BCC site cover exclusions/inclusions plese get in touch.
How is your site cover calculated in your approved plans? This information will be available in any…

5 years5 yearsgunnygunny posted:
Brisbane City Council Site Cover

We are thinking of buying a small lot in brisbane. I want to find out what is the site coverage for the BCC low density residential land is.
From here:

6 years6 yearsgunnygunny posted:
Perth Builders

Thanks guys. Really appreciate your inputs. Still early days for me though on the builder search.
I even saw houses without cornice and skirting boars in Perth built in the last…

6 years6 yearsgunnygunny posted:
Perth Builders

Thanks guys. I am doing a bit of research on both builders. Those HomeGroupWA prices listed on their website specials do not in many items like site costs right? Which…

6 years6 yearsgunnygunny posted:
Perth Builders

Can someone give me some pointers on some good builders in Perth?
Who are people generally using in Perth? Who are you building with?
Please rank you preference.

7 years7 yearsgunnygunny posted:
I need a certifier for a complying development

The retaining wall will only cost about $1500, but I need a certifier to approve it.
Does any one recommend a certifier in Sydney? How much will they cost for…

7 years7 yearsgunnygunny posted:
expempt and complying development

http://www.planning.nsw.gov.au/planning ... t_2008.pdf
Anyone knows what's the difference between exempt and complyign development?
My interpretation is -
1. Exempt development does not need anyone's approval. You can just go…

7 years7 yearsgunnygunny posted:
Wisdom Homes..........The Wise Choice

Don't use Wisdom's private certifer.
Centain parts of my plumbing work was certified before the work was done. Straight from the mouth of the plumber. I was there watching the plumber…

7 years7 yearsgunnygunny posted:
Wisdom Homes..........The Wise Choice

Sorry to say that these are just excuses and not looking after client's needs.
Exorbitant rates of dilorenzo, clipsal, and timpelle are no excuse to stick with them.
The service is not…

7 years7 yearsgunnygunny posted:
Journey of Building a Wisdom home (Boston 50.7sq)

I have another question, wisdom has used up about $800 worth of electricity, $200 worth of water before they have handed over. Are they liable for these expenses?

7 years7 yearsgunnygunny posted:
Journey of Building a Wisdom home (Boston 50.7sq)

My Maria,
At the moment I will focus on getting the house delivered and not on these little things. Get he house ready and then on the final inspection hand over…

7 years7 yearsgunnygunny posted:
Wisdom Homes..........The Wise Choice

Well the problem is Clipsal will refuse to admit that their representative did not know the regulation. They will ask us to pay another $250 reconsultation fee and wisdom will…

7 years7 yearsgunnygunny posted:
Wisdom Homes..........The Wise Choice

Hello Dominic,
Can wisdom deliver homes without a kitchen, laundry, or bathroom cupboards etc.? I did not have the best experience with your Kitchen company. Moreoever if one is doing timber…

7 years7 yearsgunnygunny posted:
Journey of Building a Wisdom home (Boston 50.7sq)

I think so, except it will be stained if it has not been stained already.

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