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4 months4 monthskingsterkingster posted:
Gigantic Sewer Cover in backyard

Just an update, we were able to lower it to the same height as the concrete slab through our local water authority. They required us to pay almost $3k but…

4 years4 yearskingsterkingster posted:
Gigantic Sewer Cover in backyard

Thanks bashworth,
Does anyone know if it can be lowered? At the moment it is higher than the ground level of my house.
Can I get my own plumber or is…

4 years4 yearskingsterkingster posted:
Gigantic Sewer Cover in backyard

I am building a house at my land at the moment and it is near completion. I have noticed a big metal cover at the rear of my property.


It…

6 years6 yearskingsterkingster posted:
Yuccas

Thanks for the reply.
I read somewhere that the roots for yucca can be quite extensive. If I remove them, in a few years, the roots underneath will rot and decompose,…

6 years6 yearskingsterkingster posted:
Yuccas

Hi All,
I'm looking to buy a house that has big yuccas planted right next to the building. See photos. It is a 10 year old house and I have not…

9 years9 yearskingsterkingster posted:
Warning about suggested repairs of slab heave

Have you considered hiring a lawyer and start suing them for compensation?

10 years10 yearskingsterkingster posted:
Concrete Cracking Overtime - help!

Yep, its a 2 year old Simonds house in point cook.
But I don't know what a waffle is really, in terms of home construction. The only Waffle I know is…

Concrete Cracking Overtime - help!
10 years10 yearskingsterkingster posted:
Concrete Cracking Overtime - help!

Ahhh... i see. The cracks are about 60-80cm apart.

10 years10 yearskingsterkingster posted:
Concrete Cracking Overtime - help!

Thanks building-expert. You are certainly very knowledgeable in this area.
What kind of companies will be able to do concrete testing? Do you have any you can recommend? and how much…

10 years10 yearskingsterkingster posted:
Concrete Cracking Overtime - help!

There are line cracks all over the garage floor. They are like in a grid like pattern, not random. I measured the width of the crack up to 1mm, a…

10 years10 yearskingsterkingster posted:
Concrete Cracking Overtime - help!

Hi All,
I moved into my house in Point Cook about 2 years ago. At the time of moving in, there were small hairline cracks throughout the house and garage. Site…

10 years10 yearskingsterkingster posted:
crack in house slab noticed

Hey Eager, how did you or your builder resolve this? I'm having the same issue as well.

12 years12 yearskingsterkingster posted:
Estate Fencing in West Melbourne

Hi, just wondering who did you go with for your fencing? I'm building in point cook as well.

12 years12 yearskingsterkingster posted:
Waterhaven Estate @ Point Cook, VIC

Has anyone done fencing yet?
I just realised that to do my fencing at the rear of the house, I actually have to share with 2 neighbours. Anyone else having the…

12 years12 yearskingsterkingster posted:
Waterhaven Estate @ Point Cook, VIC

Site supervisor said should be able to settle in another 5 weeks.
Who has started to settle/move in?

12 years12 yearskingsterkingster posted:
Surveyor Recommendations

Any good recommendations on land surveyor in Point Cook?

12 years12 yearskingsterkingster posted:
Surveyor Recommendations

Any good recommendations on land surveyor on the western suburbs of melbourne?

12 years12 yearskingsterkingster posted:
Land Survey after Title

Anybody knows a good land surveyor in melbourne?
Much appreciated.

12 years12 yearskingsterkingster posted:
When do we receive our First Home Owners Grant?

I'm about to apply for an extension as well due to developer delaying the land title.
As I haven't submitted my FHOG forms yet, does anyone know if I can submit…

12 years12 yearskingsterkingster posted:
Waterhaven Estate @ Point Cook, VIC

Just wondering, due to the delay in stage 4, has anyone applied for an extension for FHOG on the commencement date?

12 years12 yearskingsterkingster posted:
Waterhaven Estate @ Point Cook, VIC

Just got word from Hallmark that Stage 4 is going to title next month! finally!
Anybody has excited as me?

13 years13 yearskingsterkingster posted:
Waterhaven Estate @ Point Cook, VIC

Just went to look at the land over the weekend, and I don't think the stage 4 land will be ready anytime this month. Hopefully no one had a planned…

13 years13 yearskingsterkingster posted:
Waterhaven Estate @ Point Cook, VIC

I got in stage 4 as well, but I thought the land is supposed to be titled in October ??
Anyway, I've put in a deposit for a Simonds home and…

13 years13 yearskingsterkingster posted:
Waterhaven Estate @ Point Cook, VIC

I've put a deposit for a Simonds Home and have a Feb 2010 site start! Anybody building in Waterhaven?

13 years13 yearskingsterkingster posted:
Overhead Power lines to established homes

Hey guys!
I'm looking around for established homes and most of the electricity are from
overhead powerlines on an electrical post outside the house. I'm just wondeirng, is there a possibility to…

13 years13 yearskingsterkingster posted:
IQ living

Hey gizben, how's the progress so far with IQ Living?

13 years13 yearskingsterkingster posted:
Contract woes

Thanks for the quick reply joles!
We are building the north side of melbourne.
The land is in a row of established houses and the land has been vacant for like 10-20…

13 years13 yearskingsterkingster posted:
Contract woes

Hey joles,
I'm in Melbourne. We didn't want to build stumps initially but apparently there is a slope (which can't be seen from the naked eye) in the land. If we…

13 years13 yearskingsterkingster posted:
Contract woes

Hey guys,
Just got a few queries. We're are building a house on stumps with Metri*** on the house Santorini 29.
1. The advertised build duration was 18 weeks for houses built…

13 years13 yearskingsterkingster posted:
Simonds Homes problems

To anyone who is building with simonds, has anyone had any problems bringing an independent home inspector after each stage is completed?
I am thinking of using Kevin -

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