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13 h13 hKangarooBuilderKangarooBuilder posted:
Electrical Meter Box on plans for builder

Must every plan made by a builder have to include location for the electrical meter box?
My builder is making a big deal that the meter box wasn’t marked on the…

4 d4 dKangarooBuilderKangarooBuilder posted:
HIA Contract unfair terms?

that is certainly very one sided in favour of the builder

5 d5 dKangarooBuilderKangarooBuilder posted:
HIA Contract unfair terms?

Anyone using the HIA contract for their new build?
What was the experience that you had was the contract used fairly?
The HIA contract seems to have some very favourable terms for…

6 months6 monthsKangarooBuilderKangarooBuilder posted:
Basement Cooling and Heating

For anyone who has built a basement have you installed air condition cooling down there?
My designer is suggesting to install an air con but I am interested if it is…

7 months7 monthsKangarooBuilderKangarooBuilder posted:
VMIA insurance claim

We have pulled down and started the frame again with support from Insurance.

1 year1 yearKangarooBuilderKangarooBuilder posted:
VMIA insurance claim

Has anyone had a recent experience with making a VMIA claim for Builders Warranty Insurance?
I have had a horrible experience with my old builder who is now in liquidation and…

2 years2 yearsKangarooBuilderKangarooBuilder posted:
white mortar for bricks is a 25% price increase reasonable?

Yes you are right actually it is 40% so $35k job is now $50k

2 years2 yearsKangarooBuilderKangarooBuilder posted:
white mortar for bricks is a 25% price increase reasonable?

What price difference that can be expected in material and trade skill level to make a brick veneer house using white mortar compared to a standard mortar? My builder is…

2 years2 yearsKangarooBuilderKangarooBuilder posted:
Process to Change Builder

thanks yes I have reports that have been approved through the construction.
Seems like bases are covered (so far) thanks for your inputs.

2 years2 yearsKangarooBuilderKangarooBuilder posted:
Process to Change Builder

Thanks Chris (StructuralBIMGuy)
Lined up the Engineer and Building Surveyor to do the assessments plus have a lawyer.
Tricky bit is the 'Warranty Insurance' the frame is built by the old builder…

2 years2 yearsKangarooBuilderKangarooBuilder posted:
Process to Change Builder

I have had to terminate my current builder for two townhouses midway through the frame stage due to poor performance.
My question is has anyone had experience of the process…

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