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9 d9 dJokerJoker 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
9 d9 dJokerJoker 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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9 d9 dJokerJoker 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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24 d24 dJokerJoker 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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25 d25 dJokerJoker posted:
Large builder vs small builder or design firm

Fantastic advice, more should do.

1 month1 monthJokerJoker 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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2 months2 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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2 months2 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…

2 months2 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…

3 months3 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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3 months3 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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3 months3 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…

3 months3 monthsJokerJoker posted:
Slab heave is alive and well, watch out.

Sorry story is gone.

3 months3 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…

3 months3 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…

3 months3 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…

3 months3 monthsJokerJoker posted:
Slab heave is alive and well, watch out.

Mauromario, you have enough all ready to nail builder to the wall, I cant see how builder can get out of major works.
Its a matter of what needs to be…

3 months3 monthsJokerJoker posted:
Slab heave is alive and well, watch out.

I would go after builder as he aproved the engineering under a practice, fully knowing he was under resourcing a all ready poorly designed system, I would also meet with…

3 months3 monthsJokerJoker posted:
Building defects? Owner?, The law is not your friend!

The law is a arrsee, customers have so much more protection when buying a shirt.
One thing that everyone should be doing is to keep bugging local politicians, this will make…

3 months3 monthsJokerJoker posted:
Slab heave is alive and well, watch out.

Whats hard to understand is, if no real soil test was ever done, then why wouldn't you at least put down a much worse soil result so at worst…

3 months3 monthsJokerJoker posted:
Quality of Package Homes

Its depends on builder, speak to their tradesman and local suppliers, I use to discount builders whom placed outside stud walls 600mm apart, has in my experience better builders used,…

3 months3 monthsJokerJoker posted:
Steel Frame Vs Timber Frame

Timber is more forgiving, steel frame homes get more wall cracking as everything else will move while steel won't, both people I know have many wall cracks in their steel…

3 months3 monthsJokerJoker posted:
Coral Homes general build thread

Unlikely, its basically the same uncaring group, stay away.

3 months3 monthsJokerJoker posted:
Builder didn't recess our upstairs showers. What can we do??

Ask building expert, he will know.

3 months3 monthsJokerJoker posted:
Entry styling

Like the first one, especially coffee cup matching some of the flowers.

3 months3 monthsJokerJoker posted:
Clause in contract about independent inspections

I would get this clause changed, get a pre contract inspection, don't even need a solicitor, look for someone like this forums Building expert who does this service also, otherwise…

3 months3 monthsJokerJoker posted:
Window/Ceiling height concerns

Our ceilings are 2700,windows are about 30cms from bottom and ceiling, generally from the outside you aim for top of windows and doors to be level, much more important when…

3 months3 monthsJokerJoker posted:
Frames, Timber or Steel ??

Lots of steel frame homes have more cracks in plaster, most I know who have gone with steel frames end up with cracks in their walls, wood is more forgiving…

3 months3 monthsJokerJoker posted:
Builder recommendation

Where abouts did u build, some pictures would be nice, good to hear a positive experience.

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