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3 months3 monthsJohn0322John0322 posted:
Retaining Wall to boundary or offset?

It is from the back

4 months4 monthsJohn0322John0322 posted:
Retaining Wall to boundary or offset?

I am in a similar situation having built our retaining wall 200mm offset from boundary. How do We install the fence on the boundary without compromising the wall drainage? Geofabric…

4 months4 monthsJohn0322John0322 posted:
How to install fence 200mm offset from retaining wall?

Hi,
We are building our retaining wall that is 200m offset from boundary as per approved DA. I’ve been thinking of ways on how the fence can be installed at…

4 months4 monthsJohn0322John0322 posted:
What to use to pack concrete sleeper gaps at the bottom?

Thank you! Yes, I might need to fill this gap. It could possible provide path for water to run through.

4 months4 monthsJohn0322John0322 posted:
What to use to pack concrete sleeper gaps at the bottom?

Hi,
We are building our concrete sleeper retaining wall. I noticed that there are quite a few sections where there are gaps at the bottom.
To level the bottom sleepers, the landscaper…

What to use to pack concrete sleeper gaps at the bottom?
4 months4 monthsJohn0322John0322 posted:
Below window weep holes brick voids

Hi All,
Some of my weep holes under the windows does not have flashing that covers the bottom of the weep holes. It exposes voids of bricks under it. From my…

Below window weep holes brick voids
4 months4 monthsJohn0322John0322 posted:
3 months in cracks on window sill bricks

I am nearing my 90-day defect warranty. I went outside our house to check the Brick work. I noticed cracks on the window sills on most windows around the house.…

4 months4 monthsJohn0322John0322 posted:
Rainwater tank location

No not yet I’ll get on with it. Thanks

4 months4 monthsJohn0322John0322 posted:
Weep holes under the window

Hi, I am nearing my 90-day defect warranty inspection. While walking around the house, I noticed my weep holes under the window sill looks like there is a plastic…

4 months4 monthsJohn0322John0322 posted:
Weep holes under the window

Hi, I am nearing my 90-day defect warranty inspection. While walking around the house, I noticed my weep holes under the window looks like there is a plastic membrane…

Weep holes under the window
4 months4 monthsJohn0322John0322 posted:
Rainwater tank location

Thank you. They are arguing that “existing” ground level was the basis. Since the site was cut by 300mm, up to 1800 + 300mm will be compliant. The tank is…

4 months4 monthsJohn0322John0322 posted:
Attached Rainwater tank slab

Hi,
I have read the following SEPP guideline on Rainwater tank slab placement:
"(d) not rest on the footings of an existing building for support, and"
My RW tank slab is connected to…

Attached Rainwater tank slab
4 months4 monthsJohn0322John0322 posted:
Rainwater tank location

Hi,
A neighbour's certifier has told me that my rainwater tank placement is not SEPP Compliant. Below is the guideline that he has pointed out is highlighted below:
Subdivision 32 Rainwater tanks…

5 months5 monthsJohn0322John0322 posted:
Recommendation: Slab heave inspector Sydney

Hi,
Could anyone please recommend an inspector/engineer who could write-up a defect report for NCAT?
Thank you

5 months5 monthsJohn0322John0322 posted:
Concrete path around house

Is this still preferred? 75mm of slab exposed from the finished heigh of concrete footpath? And concrete footpath is 50mm of compacted roadbase + 100mm concrete slab? Did I get…

5 months5 monthsJohn0322John0322 posted:
Concrete against fence

I'll be interested as well. Is there a sealer to deal with this gap? I am in a similar situation but have concrete sleepers abutting the concrete footpath. My sleepers…

5 months5 monthsJohn0322John0322 posted:
Plastic membrane under footpath

Just wondering if I can install a plastic membrane under my footpath to direct water away from my house straight to a french or channel drain. I am having my…

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5 months5 monthsJohn0322John0322 posted:
Has anyone rectified slab heave successfully

Great success story!
Do you have detailed diary on how you went about this lengthy process? I would be interested for future reference .
I am a recipient of a newly built…

5 months5 monthsJohn0322John0322 posted:
Caddens penrith

Can anyone recommend a concreter for our footpath? We are at O'Connell st in Caddens.
angela83 who's the concreter you ended up with and…

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6 months6 monthsJohn0322John0322 posted:
Protecting your Slab

Hi All,
I have begun talking to concreters for the installation of my footpath. Most concreters told me that they don't excavate and they let the landscapers sort out the levels…

6 months6 monthsJohn0322John0322 posted:
Protecting your Slab

Yes connected paths is best. Just make sure your concretor knows what he is doing and is licensed. Don't use some weekend warrior or someone's old mate.
See screenshot from QBCC…

6 months6 monthsJohn0322John0322 posted:
Protecting your Slab

Thank you. Does this mean though it’s okay to go above my termite barrier which sits below my dpc?

6 months6 monthsJohn0322John0322 posted:
Protecting your Slab

Thank you for the very helpful information.
I’m having a hard time looking for a reputable concreter in NSW. Each time I speak to them, they don’t Know around half Of…

6 months6 monthsJohn0322John0322 posted:
Protecting your Slab

Thanks for the reply.
Yes, must be the termite barrier.
I really thought that the aprons shouldn’t be connected to the slab just in case any of them would move? Could you…

6 months6 monthsJohn0322John0322 posted:
Protecting your Slab

Thanks. Is this where I measure my 75mm to my concrete apron? Or is it from my termite barrier?

6 months6 monthsJohn0322John0322 posted:
Protecting your Slab

Hi All,
This thread is full of useful information and I will be applying most of the things I learned here on my landscaping soon. I just need to get…

7 months7 monthsJohn0322John0322 posted:
Actron water discharge hose

Hi,
Just wondering if anyone here knows if Actron ducted AC comes with a hose where the water comes out? I have a ESP platinum unit and I can’t seem to…

Actron water discharge hose
8 months8 monthsJohn0322John0322 posted:
Concrete sleeper retaining wall design flushed to brick wall

Thanks for you reply. I have stormwater lines on my property. The wall we are building will be at the fenceline boundary. The ag lines will run on the neighbour…

8 months8 monthsJohn0322John0322 posted:
Building with Elderton Homes

I am building at Caddens, 2747 NSW. I have spoken to Council and Fair Trading. They both deemed that the cut made exactly next to my neighbour’s’ slab, 450mm high,…

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