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10 months10 monthsJokerJoker posted:
Wrong ceiling height - rectification and appropriate compens

I would now want a cathedral ceiling or my original ceiling,I would personally contribute to the cathedral ceiling.

1 year1 yearJokerJoker posted:
Colorbond Roof

Build a house 7 years ago,colourbond roof and absolutely no banging popping ever ,but I owner built with best practice and really good sacking,and roof is monument, extremely quite even…

1 year1 yearJokerJoker posted:
Concrete bricks

Concrete bricks will get more water seepage as bricks will be porous ,and on their own really horrible colour.

1 year1 yearJokerJoker posted:
Structaflor / Yellow Tongue - Water Damage?

When I built, roof went on before floor.

2 years2 yearsJokerJoker posted:
Trust the government? Sure can't

Because it's bloody important.

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2 years2 yearsJokerJoker posted:
Builder issues - we want your opinions!

Better to put a direct to your case link.

2 years2 yearsJokerJoker posted:
What colour garage door?

The second one by a long long way

2 years2 yearsJokerJoker posted:
Builders who can do a suspended slab/bearers and joists?

Send a email to whatever builders interest you.

2 years2 yearsJokerJoker posted:
Water leaks in new build after 4 years

If it's not builders responsibility and they have built it well, then most others in your area would be the same with similar problems.
U need another qualified set of eyes…

2 years2 yearsJokerJoker posted:
Sell with agent or no agent

I tend to think your also more likely to get low balled and at a minimum a lower offer.

2 years2 yearsJokerJoker posted:
Need advice please

U could make home owners do termite treatment as a condition of sale if needed but I would want the best possible so would do it myself cost maybe $1400…

2 years2 yearsJokerJoker posted:
Getting a price

Go to this forums metricon site.

2 years2 yearsJokerJoker posted:
EPS Foam vs Hebel cladding on upper level

When building some 7years ago,used XPS and render still looks perfect with no marks breaking the surface.
Used for one room above garage, storeroom and still performing as promised.

2 years2 yearsJokerJoker posted:
Slab Heave/Building Insurance

Basically waffle slabs need perfect conditions with builder doing everything right ,with water it's worst enemy, and many many builders will and do take advantage of clients lack of…

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2 years2 yearsJokerJoker posted:
Rotten timber next to kitchen sink

Geez what a terrible spot to have wood, especially with a joint,just behind a area that's always going to rot.

2 years2 yearsJokerJoker posted:
WINDOWS & DOORS DELAYS

You are aware that the 12 weeks lead times still means filling containers .

2 years2 yearsJokerJoker posted:
Million dollar home in Perth

Unless u use a experienced project manager whom is also a builder and u are prepared to source and help out and u basically are the builder only in name…

2 years2 yearsJokerJoker posted:
Importing a pivot door

Don't forget pivot doors are nearly impossible to seal well so dust etc will come in .
Maintenance is essential to keep it working well .
I would not have door opening…

2 years2 yearsJokerJoker posted:
Wrong mortar colour

How could he under qoute when u pay per brick layed and it's obvious and expected that there would be 2 different looks with different brickies,I would of offered more…

2 years2 yearsJokerJoker posted:
Bad Concreting

When doing all my concrete work from driveway to slab to paths,I worked as a laborer on all these jobs which ensured good practice was done.

2 years2 yearsJokerJoker posted:
House render

Google your question making sure u mention jasper,should get some really good answers.

2 years2 yearsJokerJoker posted:
Building with BBH - Independent Inspections

If u got tons of work from someone, how independent do u think u could be.
By not inspecting it's done,it gets the inspection company off the hook completely,it's we picked…

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2 years2 yearsJokerJoker posted:
HIA Contract COVID Clause

The Australian standards building contract is way fairer for consumers,
Both HIA,MBA are heavily slanted unfair builders contracts.

2 years2 yearsJokerJoker posted:
HIA Contract COVID Clause

Easy ,leave it.

2 years2 yearsJokerJoker posted:
HIA Contract COVID Clause

Please understand,the soul reason HIA exists is to protect it's builders who pay a membership to HIA,it's completely there for builders and it's contracts makes it much better for builders…

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2 years2 yearsJokerJoker posted:
Good to Great

Their ability to not miss anything along with organisation skills and knowledge of best practices and full disclosure of the truth and surrounding themselves with like minded trades,they pride themselves…

2 years2 yearsJokerJoker posted:
Render over bricks - clay or concrete

I would go clay brick every single time as don't like concrete bricks ability to soak water through them
15c extra per brick,total $1650 extra to me is worth the…

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