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22 d22 dJoePathanJoePathan 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

22 d22 dJoePathanJoePathan 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
24 d24 dJoePathanJoePathan posted:
Paint Standard - Door Edges

Thanks. Got it on sec 8.06:

Paint Standard - Door Edges
24 d24 dJoePathanJoePathan posted:
Paint Standard - Door Edges

Many thanks....I am in VIC

24 d24 dJoePathanJoePathan 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

25 d25 dJoePathanJoePathan 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
28 d28 dJoePathanJoePathan 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

28 d28 dJoePathanJoePathan 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…

1 month1 monthJoePathanJoePathan 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…

1 month1 monthJoePathanJoePathan 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…

1 month1 monthJoePathanJoePathan 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
1 month1 monthJoePathanJoePathan posted:
Raised surface at the corner

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

1 month1 monthJoePathanJoePathan 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…

1 month1 monthJoePathanJoePathan 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?

1 month1 monthJoePathanJoePathan 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…

1 month1 monthJoePathanJoePathan posted:
Hole left open at windows bottom

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

1 month1 monthJoePathanJoePathan 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…

1 month1 monthJoePathanJoePathan 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…

1 month1 monthJoePathanJoePathan 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
1 month1 monthJoePathanJoePathan 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
1 month1 monthJoePathanJoePathan posted:
Hole at the window corners

Ok. Thanks

1 month1 monthJoePathanJoePathan posted:
Hole at the window corners

Hi
Almost all the windows have a hole at the bottom corners. Any idea? is it a standard thing or result of a sloppy job?

Hole at the window corners
1 month1 monthJoePathanJoePathan posted:
Slab Type

You mean soil classification and site classification are 2 separate things?

1 month1 monthJoePathanJoePathan posted:
Slab Type

Hi
Our site was a P class site and on the documents given by builder it is mentioned "waffle raft slab to engineer's design on maximum 50mm levelled crushed rock base."
What…

Slab Type
1 month1 monthJoePathanJoePathan posted:
Cracks on Bricks

Thats what I am thinking and wanting to claim a warranty on as build is just 5 months old.

1 month1 monthJoePathanJoePathan posted:
Cracks on Bricks

But is it normal for the bricks to crack like this?

1 month1 monthJoePathanJoePathan posted:
Cracks on Bricks

They are random. No zig zag .

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