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16 d16 dJoePathanJoePathan posted:
Rheem Water Heater - Disconnected wire...

thanks for the advice. I tried but couldnt get much info from them.

16 d16 dJoePathanJoePathan posted:
Rheem Water Heater - Disconnected wire...

Hi All
I realised over the weekend when cleaning the backyard that a wire is disconnected from the Rheem Solar hot water system. This wire was supposed to be connected to…

7 months7 monthsJoePathanJoePathan posted:
House perimeter concrete or gravel or something else?

Hi
I really don't have budget for concreting my house perimeter, what other cheap and reliable options I can go for?
Is there a DIY solution? I would need some pointers to…

8 months8 monthsJoePathanJoePathan posted:
Retaining wall responsibility

Thanks for the feedback.
Attention to drainage??? What do you mean by that? At the moment there's no problem with drainage just that at one spot a water puddle appears everyone…

8 months8 monthsJoePathanJoePathan posted:
Retaining wall responsibility

It was a brand-new house but was build by someone else.
In the diagram I posted there's a dashed line going from front of the house to the top of where…

8 months8 monthsJoePathanJoePathan posted:
Retaining wall responsibility

I have no idea. How can I find that?
This is a new estate and at my backyard there is an easement.

8 months8 monthsJoePathanJoePathan posted:
Retaining wall responsibility

Hi
My land is on a lower side while my backyard neighbour has an elevated level.
There is a pile of soil in my backyard (50-60cm cm high) which needs to…

Retaining wall responsibility
1 year1 yearJoePathanJoePathan posted:
Brand new house garage cracks

mvlouman
Hi
Any updates on this case?

2 years2 yearsJoePathanJoePathan posted:
Gap at the architrave joins

This is a new house 6 months old....and all the window and door architraves has this...so I thought they have missed something somewhere

2 years2 yearsJoePathanJoePathan posted:
Gap at the architrave joins

Architrave with a separation line at the joins....what does it mean? What exactly was missing so all the architraves at home has this problem?

Gap at the architrave joins
2 years2 yearsJoePathanJoePathan posted:
Paint Standard - Door Edges

Thanks. Got it on sec 8.06:

Paint Standard - Door Edges
2 years2 yearsJoePathanJoePathan posted:
Paint Standard - Door Edges

Many thanks....I am in VIC

2 years2 yearsJoePathanJoePathan posted:
Paint Standard - Door Edges

Hi
Do you know from where in the building standards I can get a text to quote to the builder?
Thanks

2 years2 yearsJoePathanJoePathan posted:
Paint Standard - Door Edges

Hi
What is the standard around painting door edges. All the door edges in my home are very rough...looks like no paint/primer (whatever is applied to smooth the surface) was applied…

Paint Standard - Door Edges
2 years2 yearsJoePathanJoePathan posted:
Exhaust fan

Not sure about both of your questions. It's a new build and I never went into the roof area ...but will check it

2 years2 yearsJoePathanJoePathan posted:
Exhaust fan

Hi
I have a bathroom adjacent to a powder room. When I turn on exhaust fan in the bathroom the powder room exhaust (turned off) runs in opposite direction and push…

2 years2 yearsJoePathanJoePathan posted:
Wall deviation

Thanks for your response.
I bought this brand new house recently and have no idea on where to start from. I didn't hire an inspection service prior to the purchase considering…

2 years2 yearsJoePathanJoePathan posted:
Wall deviation

I am not sure about that. But from inside the house the floor boards at the base of this wall are wider cuttings at A (* internally) and becomes narrower…

2 years2 yearsJoePathanJoePathan posted:
Wall deviation

Hi
One wall in my house deviates from the actual edge on the slab (where it should have been laid) . This is a 9m long wall that deviates almost 3…

Wall deviation
2 years2 yearsJoePathanJoePathan posted:
Raised surface at the corner

No. It's a raised surface....you can feel a bump on rubbing your hand against it

2 years2 yearsJoePathanJoePathan posted:
Raised surface at the corner

Thanks.
Understood. So this raised (photo on the initial post) surface can be a candidate to fight a warranty on?
Do you think its a building settlement issue...don't know if it is…

2 years2 yearsJoePathanJoePathan posted:
Hole left open at windows bottom

Is there an Australian standard code which I can quote to the builder for missing sill flap and short sill flap?

2 years2 yearsJoePathanJoePathan posted:
Hole left open at windows bottom

Mate, many thanks for taking interest in responding to my query. You are a hero! :)
Assuming, caulking is just a bandaid solution here? Also the holes…

2 years2 yearsJoePathanJoePathan posted:
Hole left open at windows bottom

I just noticed two of the windout windows do not have a rubber flap at the bottom

2 years2 yearsJoePathanJoePathan posted:
Hole left open at windows bottom

Do you think I should cover the holes with some sort of silicon or something?
Our 6 months warranty inspection is due in May 2019....is it a good idea to raise…

2 years2 yearsJoePathanJoePathan posted:
Hole left open at windows bottom

Do you think I should cover the holes with some sort of silicon or something?
Our 6 months warranty inspection is due in May 2019....is it a good idea to raise…

2 years2 yearsJoePathanJoePathan posted:
Raised surface at the corner

Hi
Experts..in the attached photo, do you see a little bit raised surface at the corner of the wall?
What is that and is it something to ask for a warranty claim?…

Raised surface at the corner
2 years2 yearsJoePathanJoePathan posted:
Hole left open at windows bottom

Hi
All the windows corners have a hole at the bottom corner. Is it as per standard or a sloppy job?

Hole left open at windows bottom

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