Home
Pros
Forum
  • About
  • Register
  • Contact
InboxSent
MembersPros
WatchingStarredHistory
just started
20 Posts
just started
20 Posts
Junior Member

Follow
20PostsMost Active Topics

just started

Joined 20 March 2007
Junior Member
13 years13 yearsjust startedjust started posted:
Fence arrogance - can you believe this one?

I would be looking at the possible effects of storms on the "ugly" timber fence adjacent to the boulder wall. Doesnt look very stable to me (granted - based…

13 years13 yearsjust startedjust started posted:
Concrete slab for second floor?

There may be ways of doing the sound insulation better than we have, but I am a bit disappointed with the sound transmission from our top floor to the ground…

13 years13 yearsjust startedjust started posted:
Things you forget - summary page 32

Items I now wish we had included in our house at build time (some which we are retro-fitting now). Granted not all are essentials but at least worthy of…

  ⋅  2
13 years13 yearsjust startedjust started posted:
M3tricon has sacked us - Absolutely amazing

I would be wary about viewing paying for the soil tests and survey as having something of value. I think you will find (from previous similar experience) that when…

13 years13 yearsjust startedjust started posted:
How much do builders actually pay for a contour survey?

We had a very similar situation to you, though it was in late 2006. We signed a prelim contract but included condition "Deposit Fully refundable until Cost estimate is…

13 years13 yearsjust startedjust started posted:
Garage Door Gaps / Tolerances

By a bow I mean if you stand at one side of the door and look along it to the other side (ie across the 6m width horizontally) you see…

13 years13 yearsjust startedjust started posted:
Garage Door Gaps / Tolerances

Can anyone offer any guidance on acceptable standards for garage doors (auto panel doors). Our door appears to have a bow in it which means that there are "large…

13 years13 yearsjust startedjust started posted:
Opinions on ensuite/WIR plans?

Several options you could investigate further:
Go with option 2 with the sliding cavity door and have shelving on the WIR on this wall. Except this short length of shelving…

14 years14 yearsjust startedjust started posted:
Cracks in slab

I agree with SFSG to remind your inspector that it is 2008 (and perhaps look for someone else to replace this inspector?).
In structural works (granted not domestic) - will now…

14 years14 yearsjust startedjust started posted:
"Cloning" double power point, is it legal and safe

Installation Inspector,
AS3018 revision I have is 3018:2001 obtained mid 07 (just checked on SAI site and it appears it is still current - ie there is no update yet to…

14 years14 yearsjust startedjust started posted:
"Cloning" double power point, is it legal and safe

There are a lot of variables in play but I believe yes there are restrictions on the number of powerpoints you can run. Table 6.1 and Table C1 of…

14 years14 yearsjust startedjust started posted:
Electrical - New House

How many readers have got up into the ceilings of their new houses and had a look at the wiring? I was amazed when I had a look around…

14 years14 yearsjust startedjust started posted:
Building our dream home.. walls no longer bare!

Have come into reading your trail of posts quite late ... my 2 cents worth on their slab repair.
I am an Engineer in the construction industry (but not residential so…

14 years14 yearsjust startedjust started posted:
Turf in Brisbane

There are so many choices of turf types, would love to hear others decisions and experiences.
We are laying approx 300m2 turf at a new house in Brisbane. Initially we…

14 years14 yearsjust startedjust started posted:
Real property construction goes bankrupt!!

On a slightly related topic, how many people in Queensland have used the BSA's On line Builders Licence search to research their builders before they sign up, (presume other states…

14 years14 yearsjust startedjust started posted:
Qld Inspectors...

We have been in our house now since late August. We are coming up to the end of our defects liability, and so I have been thinking about using…

14 years14 yearsjust startedjust started posted:
Qld Inspectors...

Just went back and checked the name on our handover inspection report and yes we used Wayne Dyer from BCA Group. Similarly to last reply we were also quite…

14 years14 yearsjust startedjust started posted:
Independant Bulilding Inspections - are they worth it?

Re independant building inspector in Brisbane:
we just used BCA Group (Qld) to do a final inspection on our home yesterday, phone 07 5580 6920 - they also have a website,…

14 years14 yearsjust startedjust started posted:
Gutter Talk

My understanding (and not necessarily entirely correct?) as to why Perth has in general double brick versus elsewhere being brick veneer is the ground conditions. Perth geology is almost…

15 years15 yearsjust startedjust started posted:
New Home Progress Inspections

Is anyone able to recommend Building Inspectors they have used to ensure building standards / quality are met during progress of building a new home?
We are building in Brisbane and…

Joined homeone
20 March 2007

Australia's largest home building and renovation
community with over 1.8 million posts

Home
Pros
Forum
Start a new topic
About
Advertise
Contact Homeone
Articles
All comments made express the views and opinions of the author and not the Administrators, Support nor Homeone Australia & New Zealand
© Homeone Australia & New Zealand All Rights Reserved ‎2001 - 2021

Australia's largest home building and
renovation community
Homeone
About

Terms
Privacy

Follow homeone on FacebookFollow homeone on Twitter
All comments made express the views and opinions of the author and not the Administrators, Support nor Homeone Australia & New Zealand
© Homeone Australia & New Zealand All Rights Reserved ‎2001 - 2021