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10 months10 monthsJS_MelbourneJS_Melbourne posted:
Melbourne home - slab heave - advice

Insider,
Thank you for the advice re: Geotechnical engineer. Called around on Friday and couldn't get through to any of them (they must be working) - will have to try on…

10 months10 monthsJS_MelbourneJS_Melbourne posted:
Melbourne home - slab heave - advice

Sorry, what does "KDR" short for?

10 months10 monthsJS_MelbourneJS_Melbourne posted:
Melbourne home - slab heave - advice

Re: Piers - I looked at the building diagrams. There were piers 2000mm deep. Only on the west and east parts of the slab though.

10 months10 monthsJS_MelbourneJS_Melbourne posted:
Melbourne home - slab heave - advice

There is an ornamental pear in the front yard (6m away from house), but that’s not near the impacted northern side.
The backyard has a mature gumtree that’s around 10m away…

10 months10 monthsJS_MelbourneJS_Melbourne posted:
Melbourne home - slab heave - advice

I’m in Melbourne. Any engineers that you’d recommend down here? Cornell is in Brisbane.

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10 months10 monthsJS_MelbourneJS_Melbourne posted:
Melbourne home - slab heave - advice

" is there concrete right around your slab" - on the southern side of the house there is a concrete footpath. The northern side of the house has dirt,…

10 months10 monthsJS_MelbourneJS_Melbourne posted:
Melbourne home - slab heave - advice

These

These are the 2 bigger cracks.
I can't see any part of the concrete slab to take photos of.
Will dig around for the soil report, and scan it in, if…

10 months10 monthsJS_MelbourneJS_Melbourne posted:
Melbourne home - slab heave - advice

Hi,
I suspect my home has slab heave, and looking for some advice/answers.

Location: Inner North Melbourne
Soil Type: P (previous house was on site and demolished)
Slab Type: Waffle. Class H.
Year built/handover:…

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