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5 d5 dJokerJoker posted:
No fridge in main kitchen? Anyone done this

It would work well, we have a fridge freezer in a butler's pantry, like yours, access without interupting the cooking zones is important, its in a good position so you…

6 d6 dJokerJoker posted:
Owner-builder Course

Dude don't reply to my post go away, as if I haven't worked with owner builder who had nothing, in fact most people who work in the building industry don't…

12 d12 dJokerJoker posted:
Quotes with Volume Builders

If you upgrade too much, especially into non builder grade products, volume builders will become expensive, check out actual builds with their clients, both finished and almost finished, display house…

25 d25 dJokerJoker posted:
Beware of additional Cost in Final Invoice

Size of builder will be irrelevant if you just sign a contract without getting it checked, your situation will apply big and small, you should of got a…

28 d28 dJokerJoker posted:
Design Ideas for uPVC Windows and Doors

How are they in extreme heat, will extreme heat fade them and bend them out of shape, im talking 40 degree temperatures.

28 d28 dJokerJoker posted:
NEWPORT 275

8 months to 12 months.

29 d29 dJokerJoker posted:
Waterproofing the shower room only or the whole bathroom flo

I would water proof everywhere, have seen many homes with water lift ing tiles just past water proof area.

29 d29 dJokerJoker posted:
How does your fridge look? Pics?

The flush fridges have two huge problems, their in practical due to been so small in depth, and are stupidly over priced for less, you need a really wide fridge…

2 months2 monthsJokerJoker posted:
Mould Defects in New duplex I'm buying

Poor and or rough building quality is common, but its no consolation whats so ever, as both your builder friend and inspector have said basically, the home is poor quality…

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2 months2 monthsJokerJoker posted:
Has anyone here built with long island homes. How was the pr

My sister built with them, went really well, as their structure is better than most volume builders, but check out three resent builds in your area, ask home owners how…

2 months2 monthsJokerJoker posted:
Mould Defects in New duplex I'm buying

I think telling home owner to be care full that mould expert knows the building industry is just sound advice, you know his credentials, but giving advice on not assuming…

2 months2 monthsJokerJoker posted:
Mould Defects in New duplex I'm buying

Just imagine whats behind your walls, and how many more walls are likely to have similar problems, I would run, water problems in homes can be really difficult to fix,…

2 months2 monthsJokerJoker posted:
Coral Homes general build thread

It wouldn't be hard to replace with something like this, lift out easily, looks like without the middle tile bit in your drain, this would be similar in size.

Coral Homes general build thread
2 months2 monthsJokerJoker posted:
Coral Homes general build thread

Grate in my shower is 12 cms x 75cms and has a small cut out on end so its easily lifted out.

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2 months2 monthsJokerJoker posted:
Coral Homes general build thread

Mine come off very easily, as you said, hair builds up and they have to be cleaner dumb care less tradesman.

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3 months3 monthsJokerJoker posted:
2Pac!

Had 2 pac in both my kitchens since 1997, had 2 rough boys and its quite tough, and easily repaired if needed, best colour choice bar nothing, would reccomend 2…

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3 months3 monthsJokerJoker posted:
Large builder vs small builder or design firm

Fantastic advice, more should do.

3 months3 monthsJokerJoker posted:
Bldg w Metricon QLD - Shocking experience, shld I pull out?

Unfortunately its quite common with most volume builders, you will also find variations very expensive, sales man will say anything to get your money, once you sign, it will be…

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4 months4 monthsJokerJoker posted:
Municipal Building surveyor or private

Like lilliana says, go with municipal as builders want their own suyveyor only for the fact that he generally will favour the builder who gives him regular work, often over…

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4 months4 monthsJokerJoker posted:
Offering an express payment

Personally I budgeted for a two year build, so I would wait for best trades and had time to find best quality with no compromises at much lower prices, for…

4 months4 monthsJokerJoker posted:
London inferno

http://www.abc.net.au/news/2018-04-11/f ... on/9636126
over 1400 buildings probably have this flammable cladding, a disgrace, we need to stop private surveyors, it seems since councils have privatized,that buddy buddy…

5 months5 monthsJokerJoker posted:
Independent Building Inspector

That inspector must be inspector clouseau from the pink panther, yer wait till they hide everything and your new house turns into a see saw, which will eat you…

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5 months5 monthsJokerJoker posted:
Slab heave is alive and well, watch out.

Mauromario unfortunately the chances of a poor build experience is high in Australia, government regulaters listen way too much to big volume builders and associations whom represent builders, not…

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5 months5 monthsJokerJoker posted:
Slab heave is alive and well, watch out.

I wonder what would happen mauromario if you did advertise a open house for example, malaka builders, come and see the wonderfullly large crooked cracks along with world class slab…

5 months5 monthsJokerJoker posted:
Slab heave is alive and well, watch out.

Sorry story is gone.

5 months5 monthsJokerJoker posted:
Slab heave is alive and well, watch out.

Mauromario, make a appointment to see Lisa Neville, your local politician for state government, if by some chance they won't see you (highly unlikely), then go see someone like Andrew…

5 months5 monthsJokerJoker posted:
Slab heave is alive and well, watch out.

Wow just wow, Mauromario, imcompetance on a grand scale.
Is your solicitor a seasoned practicer of building law, if he isn't he will still take your money while you…

5 months5 monthsJokerJoker posted:
Building defects? Owner?, The law is not your friend!

Volume builders inspector is like having no protection at all, none, zero, dougnuts, when you work for the builder, the one who is paying you, your super compromised, only a…

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