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HandyManny

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Joined 6 December 2017
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3 months3 monthsHandyMannyHandyManny posted:
Rainwater tank pipe diameter

Thank you for your detailed response. I have attached the hydraulic drawing.
As you assumed roof is 22 degrees, tanks same height, 50mm is balance line.
100mm Discharge on tank 2 is…

Rainwater tank pipe diameter
3 months3 monthsHandyMannyHandyManny posted:
Rainwater tank pipe diameter

Hi,
Just moved into new house and noticed raintank overflows during mild rain.
The house has 2 tank 6000lt(tank1) + 3000lt(tank2).
Each tank has 2 x 100mm feeding in
3000lt tank has…

1 year1 yearHandyMannyHandyManny posted:
Stormwater pipe repair before concreting

Hi
Currently at last stages of project home.
Need advise if rubber joiner is suitable for charged stormwater line? Will it last?
Original pipe had a hole and plumbers used rubber joiner, I…

Stormwater pipe repair before concreting
1 year1 yearHandyMannyHandyManny posted:
Wall Squareness standard?

Hi, I’m can’t seem to find standard, what is the tolerance for an internal and external corner for internal lining?
I did a quick check of the gyprock lining and many…

Wall Squareness standard?
1 year1 yearHandyMannyHandyManny posted:
Creaking subfloor squeaks

Hi,
New house build just recently completed gyprock lining stage. During Upstairs walkthrough I noticed floor creaking in numerous areas. So to further investigate I drilled a small hole in one…

2 years2 yearsHandyMannyHandyManny posted:
Flooring - tiling with builder or after handover?

FYI, Rawson fix skirting to floor then tile against the skirting.

2 years2 yearsHandyMannyHandyManny posted:
Mortar defect damage

Hi,
Bricks were recently cleaned and attached photos is result. We have chosen an ironed joint off white colour.The ironed joint finish appeared to look good before cleaning per photo.
Mortar appears…

2 years2 yearsHandyMannyHandyManny posted:
Mortar Damage Defects

Hi,
Bricks were recently cleaned and attached photos is result. We have chosen an ironed joint off white colour.The ironed joint finish appeared to look good before cleaning per photo.
Mortar appears…

2 years2 yearsHandyMannyHandyManny posted:
New roof tiles acceptable install?

I have sent photos to construction manager, yet to here back. I guess it comes down to who determines if it’s acceptable? If Rawson say they will do nothing cause…

2 years2 yearsHandyMannyHandyManny posted:
New roof tiles acceptable install?

Unfortunately the build has been a headache, the framer has performed sub standard work from day one.
Walls, floors the lot doesn’t meet code. I raise issues and it get ignored…

2 years2 yearsHandyMannyHandyManny posted:
New roof tiles acceptable install?

Thanks all for confirming what i suspected, the big question is Where from here? I assume to rectify would require removal of tiles and readjust trusses or pack the battens?…

2 years2 yearsHandyMannyHandyManny posted:
New roof tiles acceptable install?

Could be also weight related, however we upgraded from a arch tile to a flat tile. Unfortunately this a Rawson home, they give me nothing related to structure except basic…

2 years2 yearsHandyMannyHandyManny posted:
New roof tiles acceptable install?

Correct, In attached photo the furthest truss is sitting ~ 20mm below adjacent trusses. This is throughout the whole roof. I showed this to the site supervisor and he…

New roof tiles acceptable install?
2 years2 yearsHandyMannyHandyManny posted:
New roof tiles acceptable install?

Hi,
Can anyone advise if this is acceptable? Roof tiles are wavey throughout. We paid extra $5000 to upgrade to flat tile, only for it to look horrible. I raised my…

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