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18 d18 djazzaddictjazzaddict posted:
Stay away from James Hardie - hardiewrap

We had many issues with James Hardie - hardiewrap - so I'd recommend that people stay away from hardiewrap for the following reasons::
James Hardie does not specify which tapes to…

1 month1 monthjazzaddictjazzaddict posted:
Re: building wrap install issues

Hi Guys,
I am appalled on how our building warp is installed:
1. Multiple rips, tears and openings
2. Wrong seam taps
3. several unnecessary joins
4. Poor installation and amateur workmanship
5. building wrap…

1 month1 monthjazzaddictjazzaddict posted:
Pipework through brick veneer cavity - breach of code

I have uploaded the photos
Thanks Chris

1 month1 monthjazzaddictjazzaddict posted:
Pipework through brick veneer cavity - breach of code

Greetings,
According to AS 4773.2 - Masonry in small buildings
10.2 CAVITY
The cavity shall be free of obstructions that would allow the transfer of moisture across cavity, clean and continuous, and not…

8 months8 monthsjazzaddictjazzaddict posted:
SJD Homes. Who's built with them.

Hi Guys,
I recall there was a couple of good site supervisors at SJD
The ones I read about were Andrew/Andy, Aaron, Paul and Shane - does anyone here have them as…

10 months10 monthsjazzaddictjazzaddict posted:
SJD Homes. Who's built with them.

why would you not want inspections done to ensure quality workmanship? it is a significant investment - certain correction cannot be rectified when construction has passed certain point of no…

10 months10 monthsjazzaddictjazzaddict posted:
Window Sill height?

Greetings,
What should be the right window sill height?
My builder says 905 for stone countertop and 950 for laminate? I don't quite understand the reasoning behind this
Also, does the window sill…

10 months10 monthsjazzaddictjazzaddict posted:
Appointment of independent building surveyor

Hi Chris,
The appointed engineering consultancy is structerre - the slabs specifications and engineering are supplied to us. I reviewed the slab specification and I find that the slab is 85mm..…

11 months11 monthsjazzaddictjazzaddict posted:
SJD Homes. Who's built with them.

Hey Guys,
We are about to sign contract and Darbecca did a contract review for us,
There are 2 main issues
1. Appointment of independent building surveyor
2. Use of Method 2 for progress…

11 months11 monthsjazzaddictjazzaddict posted:
Appointment of independent building surveyor

we want to use an independent surveyor in addition to a building inspector that we are also planning to engage to vet quality of workmanship
my builder isn't happy that we…

11 months11 monthsjazzaddictjazzaddict posted:
Appointment of independent building surveyor

Greetings,
We are building in south-east Melbourne and I am going down the route of appointing an independent building surveyor rather than going with my builder's "preferred" building surveyor.
There are a…

1 year1 yearjazzaddictjazzaddict posted:
Floor waste in bathroom and laundry

Where are you guys at and whom are you building with?
I'm building with SJD homes southeast Melbourne. We are finalising contract...

1 year1 yearjazzaddictjazzaddict posted:
Floor waste in bathroom and laundry

Greetings,
I'm getting a really hard time to get my builder to include floor waste in bathrooms and laundry.
1. I'm advised it's uncommon to have floor wastes in bathrooms and…

2 years2 yearsjazzaddictjazzaddict posted:
Carlisle Homes - Appointing independent building surveyor

Hey Bank,
It's early days - the new legislation began 1st September - it is not clear if builders indeed have a say in rejecting your appointed building surveyor.
Anyways, we…

2 years2 yearsjazzaddictjazzaddict posted:
Carlisle Homes - Appointing independent building surveyor

Hey thech_nerd,
The main issue with this contract is about our surveyor having to rubber stamp and approve all alternative solutions - we discussed this with the sales rep but there…

2 years2 yearsjazzaddictjazzaddict posted:
Carlisle Homes - Appointing independent building surveyor

Greetings,
Has anyone appointed their own building surveyor
It appears that Carlisle put in place several provisions to discourage you from appointing your own independent building surveyor and the sales consultant tried…

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