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17 d17 djimbo73jimbo73 posted:
House foundation type and tree root risk

Hi l have some gum trees and apricot trees about ten meters from my house, l was wondering if theres a risk in the future to my foundations as the…

17 d17 djimbo73jimbo73 posted:
Cracking and popping noises in roof and walls

sometimes l get a loud pop or crack noise coming from the roof , ususally the same area, it happens during the day, l have a colorbond roof, is it…

3 months3 monthsjimbo73jimbo73 posted:
hariline crack in acrylic shower base tray

Hi over the past couple year l has noticed slight creaking noise on acrylic shower base , l guess there was slight movement, today l noticed a 10cm hairline crack…

6 months6 monthsjimbo73jimbo73 posted:
termite inspection how often

Hi l live on the coast in western victoria on a few acres of land with some gum trees.l think my location is classed as moderate risk area . …

9 months9 monthsjimbo73jimbo73 posted:
Water drops from bathroom fan

Hi l noticed today some water drops coming from my bathroom ceiling fan / light , It only happens when l have a hot shower and have the ceiling fan…

2 years2 yearsjimbo73jimbo73 posted:
Leaking relief valve from hot water system

get a plumber to be safe, maybe get him to give it a service , they are supposed to be serviced every few years

2 years2 yearsjimbo73jimbo73 posted:
Crack in ceiling - water intrusion?

Looks like it could be and l think it could be worse then early stages , it could be failry advanced for it to from a crack , you should…

2 years2 yearsjimbo73jimbo73 posted:
termite inspection?how often?

I l live in western Victoria near the coast, on a few acres of land with some gum trees, my house was built 10 years ago and was built with…

2 years2 yearsjimbo73jimbo73 posted:
creaking bathroom tile

Hi l have a strange problem with a creaking bathroom tile that l cannot find the cause.
l was wondering if you have any ideas
My bathroom floor has ceramic tiles…

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2 years2 yearsjimbo73jimbo73 posted:
cleaning gutters water damage risk

is there a risk water from the high pressure spray could splash out of the gutters and under the roof and into the ceiling, if there is a risk then…

2 years2 yearsjimbo73jimbo73 posted:
cleaning gutters water damage risk

Hi l have a colourbond steel roof , my house is ten years old, my question is if l clean my gutters with a high pressure washer hose and spray…

2 years2 yearsjimbo73jimbo73 posted:
Coulourbond steel roof maintenace

l think l would get it pressure sprayed with water rather then chemicals. but theres not much algae at all really, Do you really need a couloutbond roof cleaned when…

2 years2 yearsjimbo73jimbo73 posted:
Grout colour Mudberry

Hi , l need some mudberry coloured grout, but cannot find anynear where l live, l only have access to the grout they sell at my local Bunnings, can anyone…

2 years2 yearsjimbo73jimbo73 posted:
No wall wrap

thnanks, even though its not mandatory , in terms of protecting my house from moisture, insects or harm am l at a disadvantage with thin polystyrene or Styrofoam sheets rather…

2 years2 yearsjimbo73jimbo73 posted:
No wall wrap

Hi my house was built 8 years ago, its one of those homes built in a factory and transported to site by truck. My house has vinyl cladding on the…

2 years2 yearsjimbo73jimbo73 posted:
behind vinyl cladding

Hi my house is 8 years old and was built in a factory and transported by truck to the site. THe house has vinyl cladding, when l removed a piece…

2 years2 yearsjimbo73jimbo73 posted:
new shower cost

Roughly how much would it cost to remove an old shower and base and replace it with a new shower, just an average shower, the tiles on the wall don't…

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2 years2 yearsjimbo73jimbo73 posted:
Should l use only a licensed builder

thanks,l live in Victoria, how do l find out if a builder is licensed or not, if l type their name in here at the VBA
https://consumer.etoolbox.buildingcommi…

2 years2 yearsjimbo73jimbo73 posted:
Should l use only a licensed builder

Hi l am getting some repairs to a water damaged bathroom floor around the shower area, not sure what the cost is yet but getting some quotes, should l only…

2 years2 yearsjimbo73jimbo73 posted:
verandah posts hollow

Hi the other day l noticed a bit of wood rot at the bottom of my verandah posts and someone tapped them and said it sounded like the posts were…

2 years2 yearsjimbo73jimbo73 posted:
settlement, foundation problems legal rights

yes theres about 10 established gum trees about 12 meters from the house on that side , they were already there when the house was built 7 years ago. Theres…

2 years2 yearsjimbo73jimbo73 posted:
Termites

.l arranged a termite inspection for next week to be on the safe side, they say you should get one every year or two anyway and l haven't had one…

2 years2 yearsjimbo73jimbo73 posted:
settlement, foundation problems legal rights

l read it quickly then, does it mean l am covered for ten years under the law even though the warranty from the house company said it was 7 years,…

2 years2 yearsjimbo73jimbo73 posted:
settlement, foundation problems legal rights

The company that build the house says it has a 7 year structural warranty but its been 7 years and 6 months so l am 6 months out, what if…

2 years2 yearsjimbo73jimbo73 posted:
settlement, foundation problems legal rights

yes l will get a builder to have a look next month, house is 7 years old , past year l have noticed a very slight slope on floors of…

2 years2 yearsjimbo73jimbo73 posted:
Bowling ball marbel test floor slope

l read that if you think you have a slight slope in your floor you sit a bowling ball or marble on the floor and if it doesn't move it…

2 years2 yearsjimbo73jimbo73 posted:
Termites

yes what if they say l have termites or they think theres signs of termites when there isn't and say l need a thousand dollar spray, l am in low…

2 years2 yearsjimbo73jimbo73 posted:
settlement, foundation problems legal rights

The laminate floor is flat except about 80cm from the wall where a slight slope or slant starts to form up to where the floor meets the wall, its only…

2 years2 yearsjimbo73jimbo73 posted:
Termites

Thanks, l think l will get a termite inspection to be safe , but my house has steel foundations which is good, but wood sub floor and walls, l saw…

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