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4 d4 dJohn0322John0322 posted:
Comments please: Retaining wall design

Hi Alex,
Thanks for your reply again. Yes, probably extend it a bit to the easement. With that design, I will have 900mm of walking space and around 450mm for the…

7 d7 dJohn0322John0322 posted:
Legislation on supporting excavation

Thank you for your reply. Thats what they keep on saying back to me - it was compliant during the build. They are also saying that the neighbour’s cut was…

7 d7 dJohn0322John0322 posted:
Comments please: Retaining wall design

Yes Alex. Unfortunately, it is already built And I haven’t realised the problem until after both houses have been almost completed. I was told that house wall is not meant…

7 d7 dJohn0322John0322 posted:
Comments please: Retaining wall design

Hi, I am trying to design my retaining wall clear of the 900mm easement (from the boundary). The easement is for the next-door neighbour's maintenance of their zero-boundary garage. One…

Comments please: Retaining wall design
7 d7 dJohn0322John0322 posted:
Ag line retaining wall exit under sleepers?

Hi, my block of land is lower than my next neighbour. So I will be building a retaining wall on the boundary from the rear all the way to the…

8 d8 dJohn0322John0322 posted:
Reataining wall approval question

Thank you for the link.

9 d9 dJohn0322John0322 posted:
Legislation on supporting excavation

Thank you for your reply. I am hoping it does not get there. So for now, I am just looking for solid legislation I can probably quote to the builder.…

9 d9 dJohn0322John0322 posted:
Legislation on supporting excavation

Hi All, is there a legislation that states excavation done on your land should be supported on your land? We are in the situation where my builder cut our land…

12 d12 dJohn0322John0322 posted:
Reataining wall approval question

Thanks for your reply. I am aware of the of the Engineer design and certification requirements for >600mm - I am from NSW. What I’m asking is would I need…

13 d13 dJohn0322John0322 posted:
Reataining wall approval question

Hi, our house is almost completed. We are in the process of planning for the construction of the retaining walls (.5-1m high) around the perimeter. The walls were not on…

17 d17 dJohn0322John0322 posted:
Backfill around the concrete slab

Yes. I’m just wondering if I can go back to the builder to fix this quoting Au standards or best practice.

17 d17 dJohn0322John0322 posted:
Backfill around the concrete slab

Hi,
We are nearing our PCI For our split-level house. Our perimeter has been backfilled but I just noticed that the footings on the lower level are buried and no longer…

Backfill around the concrete slab
22 d22 dJohn0322John0322 posted:
Building with Elderton Homes

Not yet. My next inspection will be the pre-handover inspection aka PCI, I think. I'm just preparing all the other stuff that might be needed for securing a FInal Occupation…

22 d22 dJohn0322John0322 posted:
Building with Elderton Homes

I'm building a house in Caddens. Almost finished now. TUrnover is schedule on mid June. This is just warning you to have your plans reviewed by your engineers. In my…

22 d22 dJohn0322John0322 posted:
Building with Elderton Homes

I am building with Elderton and am having a big problem with the design of our elevations. I hope it does not go the legal route as it will be…

24 d24 dJohn0322John0322 posted:
Retaining wall on the neighbour’s zero lot boundary

Worldofmud thank you for your comment. I thought the maximum slope is 1:2 but I’m not aware there is a minimum 1m horizontal distance. This might actually work for us.…

27 d27 dJohn0322John0322 posted:
Retaining wall on the neighbour’s zero lot boundary

I am building with Elderton. During CDC approval stage, they removed a provisioned retaining wall on our side access as there is a 0.9m easement. They have cut 564mm in…

6 months6 monthsJohn0322John0322 posted:
New Home construction slab crack

Thank you, that's comforting.
I primarily worry if it has structural consequences because the crack spans the entire width of the slab (as in the video link on my original…

6 months6 monthsJohn0322John0322 posted:
New Home construction slab crack

Hi All,
Our Frame and Truss have been erected. And I noticed a hairline crack that goes from one side of the house to the other. Below is a photo of…

New Home construction slab crack
6 months6 monthsJohn0322John0322 posted:
Expert on Slab Advice please

Hi mate, may I know how this was damaged?
A similar thing happened to the house we are building. This was caused by machinery they used to excavate during the…

6 months6 monthsJohn0322John0322 posted:
Expert advice on broken internal drain pipes on slab

This is what the builder has to say. Does this make sense or are they taking the easy way out of this? I saw from another post that they need…

6 months6 monthsJohn0322John0322 posted:
Expert advice on broken internal drain pipes on slab

Thanks for your reply. Yes, I did search about it but only one post had come-up. I tried to look it up for around one hour very early this morning.…

6 months6 monthsJohn0322John0322 posted:
Expert advice on broken internal drain pipes on slab

Hey everyone, we are currently building with Elderton Homes. We currently completing the installation of external drains. In the process, a few of our internal drain pipes (4) have been…

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