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22 h22 hJokerJoker posted:
Building warranties

I'm with you insider,I think it looks just fine, there's so much you can do with concrete landscape wise,I simply couldn't sleep without it,also in Geelong area.

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3 d3 dJokerJoker posted:
Building warranties

With your waffle slab it is absolutely vital that you protect uneven moisture conditions around your slab and excessive water or risk the very real probability of slab heave,only someone…

6 d6 dJokerJoker posted:
Building on a sloping block

Prices were four years ago,but was Owner builder with a project manager whom got most quotes along with mine,ended up he personally did both jobs,I gave him incentive by allowing…

6 d6 dJokerJoker posted:
Building on a sloping block

Retaining wall back 22metresx1.9
Sides 10metres sliding from1.9-30cms X2 cost 20000
Driveway 6800.

6 d6 dJokerJoker posted:
Building on a sloping block

You pretty much have described my build,1.9metre retaining wall down all back of block and sides eventually on sides fading back to ground level, single storey with only garage laundry…

Building on a sloping block
9 d9 dJokerJoker posted:
are brick infills required when rendering?

Yep have used all the above plus a light cement type stone,then rendered all.

9 d9 dJokerJoker posted:
Building Inspector - how many & what stage

Absolutely is obvious that self appointed builders inspections is basically useless, independence is vital or you
get hogwash that isn't the reality.

10 d10 dJokerJoker posted:
Builder demands $201,118 for non compliant defective work

Zorro6, we actually agree on nearly everything,only what to do about it is in dispute,but insurance would only push who's pays,yes better for homeowners but let's bad builders still get…

10 d10 dJokerJoker posted:
Builder demands $201,118 for non compliant defective work

Lilliana, got my Bricky and pm to do stonework with myself labouring,Bricky was a tremendous Bricky with pm fussy with ant job he done,ended up buying stone about 33% cheaper…

10 d10 dJokerJoker posted:
Builder demands $201,118 for non compliant defective work

Arh Zorro 6 have built several times and no office worker, background some thirty years ago in Australian army with specialist gun training, currently a long time small business owner…

Builder demands $201,118 for non compliant defective work
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10 d10 dJokerJoker posted:
Builder demands $201,118 for non compliant defective work

Prevention so much better than a cure for bad work ,seems to me since two major changes came in standards slipped down,
Display homes
Council control,
You simply can't trust someone who's getting…

11 d11 dJokerJoker posted:
Builder demands $201,118 for non compliant defective work

Hia contract biast builder favouring , millions a small price to pay,fifty million is only 100 customers building cost,in saying the above most need to rethink how they select a…

12 d12 dJokerJoker posted:
IS IT POSSIBLE TO GET A ROOF INSTALLED IN THE WINTER?

Make sure you learn about roof structure , material quality,and speak to suppliers , all so when you get quotes that they pick up,you know a fair bit,much more likely…

12 d12 dJokerJoker posted:
IS IT POSSIBLE TO GET A ROOF INSTALLED IN THE WINTER?

If you mean will trades work in winter,yes but only if weather permits,would probably take longer due to loss of days .

13 d13 dJokerJoker posted:
Laminex AbsoluteMatte

Had 2 PAC kitchens for 23years,both were not easy to chip,had one chip in original kitchen over 15 years and kitchen was big, been in new home kitchen for 4…

17 d17 dJokerJoker posted:
HIA Contracts/Owners rights

It's never ideal seeking help here so late in your build , I knew it would be a first time poster or close enough,better to have spent much more…

18 d18 dJokerJoker posted:
House and land package- Fees associated with delay in land t

Too many do too little home work and fall for picking only a display house,then find the basic house is so stripped down that they start to add on changes…

18 d18 dJokerJoker posted:
Temporary Fencing - Hire or buy?

I purchased,then sold to a nearby build,got 75 percent back after 18 months.

18 d18 dJokerJoker posted:
Kitchen Silicone discoloured after a few weeks

Don't know if there's some sort of oil in product ,but if yes oil tends to yellow up whites as in oil paint .

18 d18 dJokerJoker posted:
Broke builder link

Look what I shared: Zealous Group: Victims of liquidated housing developer speak out | Leader @MIUI| https://www.heraldsun.com.au/leader/inn ... 52e28f149f

Broke builder link
18 d18 dJokerJoker posted:
Shoddy builder breaks home owners

Unfortunately herald sun has a pay wall.

18 d18 dJokerJoker posted:
Shoddy builder breaks home owners

Hopefully better.

Shoddy builder breaks home owners
18 d18 dJokerJoker posted:
Shoddy builder breaks home owners

Another bad builder leaves poor home owners with a complete knockdown job, unbelievably poor quality work done,a must read

Shoddy builder breaks home owners
21 d21 dJokerJoker posted:
1m high retaining wall on one side - North side

We have the same situation with a 1.9 metre retaining wall then the fence on top, actually comes to about 3.6 metres all up,we added two skylights,one for kitchen,one…

21 d21 dJokerJoker posted:
Bankrupt Builder on partially finished house

Would do what Alex79, structuralBIMGuy suggest,go owner builder, getting individual jobs done will be easier than getting a builder to take over,if you were in Geelong area know a good…

22 d22 dJokerJoker posted:
Bankrupt Builder on partially finished house

What area are you from.

25 d25 dJokerJoker posted:
Phoenix Design by Domaine Homes

Hi welcome,I would suggest you drive around your area and find a couple of recent built homes or almost finished homes with your chosen builder and ask them about their…

26 d26 dJokerJoker posted:
Different sized oven under cooktop

Absolutely looks ok,seen it heaps, Google and you will find plenty.

27 d27 dJokerJoker posted:
Brand new house - Rising damp issue

To find out who if anyone ,you need brick manufacturers,they will answer if bricks have been correctly built according to their instructions and if theirs a problem with bricks.

27 d27 dJokerJoker posted:
Brand new house - Rising damp issue

saveH20 s find out who's bricks they are is a must and can be done easily, either ask agent for builders contact details or take a spare brick to boral,austral,nubrik,…

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