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14 d14 djacksonfunkdelhornojacksonfunkdelhorno posted:
What if, build is not as per plan?

Agree with what you say there and if that's the case then fair enough
This one i don't agree with. If the plans show the build in on the boundary line…

14 d14 djacksonfunkdelhornojacksonfunkdelhorno posted:
Things you forget - summary page 32

Wow, sounds like everything is against the consumer unless you have it written into the contract, the assumption being that the consumer has done this many times before and knows…

14 d14 djacksonfunkdelhornojacksonfunkdelhorno posted:
What if, build is not as per plan?

No variations were raised with us, I remember turning up one day to go over a few things with the builder, after which he pointed out the gap behind the…

15 d15 djacksonfunkdelhornojacksonfunkdelhorno posted:
Things you forget - summary page 32

I would engage a building inspector to do the necessary before each progress payment! We had an PCI done after the event and he found that the exhaust pipes weren't…

15 d15 djacksonfunkdelhornojacksonfunkdelhorno posted:
What if, build is not as per plan?

Maybe we should have caught this much earlier on, but on the plan our garage was supposed to be a parapet wall against the boundary line to next door. Our…

What if, build is not as per plan?
15 d15 djacksonfunkdelhornojacksonfunkdelhorno posted:
Data points expensive

If you plan on staying in the house for a while it's worth the additional cost. We've just finished a build and as mentioned in a previous post, had ethernet…

15 d15 djacksonfunkdelhornojacksonfunkdelhorno posted:
How often do you visit your site?

Hey domwild, we used BCIWA for a practical inspection after the event. Unfortunately we didn't realise that the bank didn't do any checks as part of the progress payments.
The chap…

9 months9 monthsjacksonfunkdelhornojacksonfunkdelhorno posted:
Things you forget - summary page 32

steel would you mind sharing why your windows can't be tinted please? We have ordered double glazing with (seemingly) the same specs as…

9 months9 monthsjacksonfunkdelhornojacksonfunkdelhorno posted:
Double glazing

sophie123 that would depend on the specs upon order placement, I had the same issue when ordering mine, I wanted a decent Rw…

9 months9 monthsjacksonfunkdelhornojacksonfunkdelhorno posted:
Double-Glazing

Thanks alexp79, I will be asking for official lab test results. Obvious question is, what happens when they say they don't have any??
Sorry mods, didn't realise there was an existing…

9 months9 monthsjacksonfunkdelhornojacksonfunkdelhorno posted:
Double-Glazing

Even with a sound meter?
The glazer has estimated better than Rw35 but less than Rw40 for our windows, how would I be able to trust that this estimate is true?…

9 months9 monthsjacksonfunkdelhornojacksonfunkdelhorno posted:
Double-Glazing

Has anyone here experience of ordering double glazing?
We were given a plethora of variations of glass widths, space widths, this coating and that coating to provide an estimated reduction in…

9 months9 monthsjacksonfunkdelhornojacksonfunkdelhorno posted:
Things you forget - summary page 32

To whoever compiled the summary and all the other contributors to the list - thank you thank you thank you!!
Wish I'd found these forums a few months earlier, we're…

9 months9 monthsjacksonfunkdelhornojacksonfunkdelhorno posted:
small sink in toilet when building new home

If you're willing to pay for it, the builder should accommodate in their plans. We had a last minute change to our requirements for downstairs toilet and managed to squeeze…

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