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30 d30 dLegendaryLegendary posted:
Slippery concrete path

You can get slip-resistant exterior paving paint from Bunnings, either pre-mixed or an additive. That will give you a coarser surface finish. You can also buy anti-slip tape (think the…

3 months3 monthsLegendaryLegendary posted:
Advice please: Dual occ in Bayside, Vic

A few other costs to consider with a dual occupancy:
- Upgrade from overhead electricity to underground pit: $3-$6k
- Water utility charge incl. dual water meters with potential second mains tapping…

3 months3 monthsLegendaryLegendary posted:
Citipower Electrical Pit Cost

I paid $3.5k for a pit about 5 metres from the pole (mid-2020) with SP Ausnet in Melbourne eastern suburbs, but it is only single phase

4 months4 monthsLegendaryLegendary posted:
Polystyrene foam EPS panels.

This is a very interesting publication by the VBA and surely there will be enormous pressure to expand this to Class 1 buildings now that these test results have been…

8 months8 monthsLegendaryLegendary posted:
Site too wet to cut

There was zero drainage on the block - not even stormwater connection - and significant tree coverage. The block was cleared and then it rained heavily for 6 weeks afterwards…

8 months8 monthsLegendaryLegendary posted:
Site too wet to cut

The water-logged soil is much more prominent on the lower (left) side and particularly so at the back of the site - there is no overland flow from neighbouring properties…

8 months8 monthsLegendaryLegendary posted:
Site too wet to cut

Thanks sunny05 - good luck with your build. Taking a different approach so will see if we have any luck - the time/cost…

8 months8 monthsLegendaryLegendary posted:
Site too wet to cut

Thanks insider - builder is speaking with the drainage plumber but it looks like we will go with this approach. The property slopes…

8 months8 monthsLegendaryLegendary posted:
Site too wet to cut

Thanks insider - appreciate the info. By cut off drain, do you mean a deep trench through the site with something non-permeable to…

8 months8 monthsLegendaryLegendary posted:
Site too wet to cut

The build is a 4bd family home with an integrated 2bd unit under the same roofline. So it's a 350m2 building footprint.
Builder is saying 400m3 of soil removal is…

8 months8 monthsLegendaryLegendary posted:
Site too wet to cut

Thanks structuralBIMGuy - builder is small/medium and this is a custom build so we are having a collaborative discussion with them directly, not…

8 months8 monthsLegendaryLegendary posted:
Site too wet to cut

Hi sunny05 - what did you end up doing to address this issue? I am having a similar problem at a KDR site…

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