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3 months3 monthsMars5Mars5 posted:
Travelling Overseas during the Construction

I agree if you trust your builder.
If it's past lockup, and waterproofing and insulation is done..... everything else is likely still visible at pre completion inspection as not covered…

3 months3 monthsMars5Mars5 posted:
Municipal Building surveyor or private

Sorry can't recommend.
I started building before you could choose your own in Vic.
I hope you do choose your own! Conflict of interest is a problem with builders surveyor.

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3 months3 monthsMars5Mars5 posted:
Downpipe compliance question- rainwater tank

Thank you.
I've had phone problems so just logged back on.
That would be really helpful to have your PM when you are selling.
I'm in south east, so might be in…

3 months3 monthsMars5Mars5 posted:
{Dawn} SE Melb Build - Should I get an inspection done?

You've had a huge year and recent illness so it's very normal to feel like this. A big adjustment. New home, new location.
Take some time to reflect on how…

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3 months3 monthsMars5Mars5 posted:
Downpipe compliance question- rainwater tank

Also as I don't have the computer skills to put both your quotes in the same reply -
Is it possible at some time in the future for me…

3 months3 monthsMars5Mars5 posted:
Downpipe compliance question- rainwater tank

Thank you SaveH20 for all the detailed information.
Widths of pipes and pressure exertion.... etc
Much more than the builder and his plumber ... or VBA have been able to…

4 months4 monthsMars5Mars5 posted:
Downpipe compliance question- rainwater tank

Thank you Save H2O for such a thorough answer.
I will read BCA.
My under ground pipes -stormwater - to rain water tank are DWV 100mm.
Just the downpipes are 90mm PVC
Do…

4 months4 monthsMars5Mars5 posted:
Independent Building Inspection Costs

Yes I second that don't forget the slab inspection
Those prices similar to what I paid, but I had a PCI - handover inspection which included paint, plaster, and tiling…

4 months4 monthsMars5Mars5 posted:
Noosa 26 - Hallway wall Recess

A tip,
If you have long plastered hallway,
recesses can break up the plaster so plaster joins etc may be less visible
with glancing light - mine look terrible with light…

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4 months4 monthsMars5Mars5 posted:
building inspection report

Ask your building inspector these questions
If you are in Vic- Call the building surveyor or have your inspector do this if builder is ignoring you.
Good luck and keep…

4 months4 monthsMars5Mars5 posted:
Downpipe compliance question- rainwater tank

Hi
I have a rain water tank installed as part of charged system to flush toilets and I also will use to water garden.
I have 90mm round downpipes installed by builder.
I…

5 months5 monthsMars5Mars5 posted:
{Dawn} SE Melb Build - Should I get an inspection done?

I have my fingers crossed for you.
You've been through a lot!
Your house is gorgeous
May once you move in it all be smooth sailing. And you can put the build…

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6 months6 monthsMars5Mars5 posted:
Gas pipe depth - plumbing standards

Thank you SaveH20

6 months6 monthsMars5Mars5 posted:
Gas pipe depth - plumbing standards

Hi,
Just wondering what the standard was for depth gas pipes are laid.
Any difference in requirement of depth from
gas meter to footpath or depth of pipes from gas meter…

9 months9 monthsMars5Mars5 posted:
Rear fences height Query VIC

Hi Slattery
Did you ever find out the answer?
Thanks

1 year1 yearMars5Mars5 posted:
Seeking New Home Inspection Service in Melbourne - PCI only

Hi Patpf
I used David Seville
40years+ build experience
He's been a SS and has various roles as builder and has now been an inspector for years.
He has been huge assistance…

1 year1 yearMars5Mars5 posted:
Final inspection

Hi
My 2 townhouses are 13 weeks + post PCI.
If I am not happy with quality of work at the completion inspection what are my options?
I am seeking legal advice next…

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