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2 months2 monthsMelBrMelBr posted:
Need to Waterproof Hebel Panels if Garage Part of Dwelling

I note the following in Part 2.2 (Damp and Weatherproofing) of Section 2 (Performance Provisions) of the National Construction Code (Building Code of Australia) Volume 2, but still would like…

2 months2 monthsMelBrMelBr posted:
Need to Waterproof Hebel Panels if Garage Part of Dwelling

We currently have an external boundary wall for a garage that has used un-rendered Hebel Panels.
However it should be noted that this is not a separate garage, but instead the…

4 months4 monthsMelBrMelBr posted:
What is this Building Product?

Thanks so much. WorkSafe also stated the same thing, and has an inspector coming out over the incident.

4 months4 monthsMelBrMelBr posted:
What is this Building Product?

The builder for the construction site next door sprayed this chemical on our pets today and Iā€™m hoping that someone recognises what it is.
I thought it might be Mortein but…

What is this Building Product?
6 months6 monthsMelBrMelBr posted:
Theft

Agree with the others - it's just not worth it.
We are having significant issues with a construction site next door, and I would swap places with you, as we have…

6 months6 monthsMelBrMelBr posted:
Driveway Drainage

Does anyone know if there are any provisions under the National Construction Code (or any Australian Standards) that covers the drainage for driveways?
This question is in regards to a driveway…

8 months8 monthsMelBrMelBr posted:
Installation of Boundary Panels

As part of the process of installing Hebel panels along the boundary, the builder next door caused various damages to the panels (ie cracks right through), plus the panels somehow…

8 months8 monthsMelBrMelBr posted:
Building Permit Application for Batten Screen

We are looking at installing a 2.7 metre tall Merbau Batten Screen that will be 12 metres long, and I am currently putting together a building permit application for this.
Council…

9 months9 monthsMelBrMelBr posted:
Footings for 2.7 metre tall Merbau Batten Screen Fence

We are putting in a 2.7 metre tall Merbau batten screen fence, that will have posts that go 90cm below the ground.
What sort of concrete footings should be put in…

9 months9 monthsMelBrMelBr posted:
Do I Take the Owner or Builder to VCAT for Damages to our Pr

Thank you so much for your response.
The builder is aware of the situation, and has made no attempt to address the matter! Also we approached one of their staff when…

9 months9 monthsMelBrMelBr posted:
Do I Take the Owner or Builder to VCAT for Damages to our Pr

If a builder of an adjoining property excavates into your property, and then pours concrete in, who should you claim damages / compensation against (the owner or the builder)?
The…

1 year1 yearMelBrMelBr posted:
Elevated Driveway on Boundary

I cant find any Australian standards on this, but next door to us they are constructing a property which will have an elevated driveway on our boundary.
My concerns (and these…

1 year1 yearMelBrMelBr posted:
Brick Wall on Boundary

Thanks Noname.
As the adjoining owner we have felt at times that we have no rights (ie powerless), but we have also had some wins. Its just been a long and…

1 year1 yearMelBrMelBr posted:
Brick Wall on Boundary

Hi Noname - We tried several times to resolve the issues with the neighbours and were ignored (yes, we alerted them to the non-compliance, in case they had not been…

1 year1 yearMelBrMelBr posted:
Brick Wall on Boundary

Thanks Noname. The builder tried to take advantage of these particular neighbours, so they are unhappy. The builder, with their building surveyor, did not do the Report & Consent Application…

1 year1 yearMelBrMelBr posted:
Brick Wall on Boundary

If a brick garage wall has to be built on a boundary, and the neighbour wont provide access is it still possible?
The concrete slab is about 70cm above the ground,…

1 year1 yearMelBrMelBr posted:
Interpretation of Building Regulation 85 (Victoria)

I am confused with the meaning of the word 'dimension' in Building Regulation 85 from the 2018 Victorian Building Regulations.
A house that is being built on the adjoining allotment is…

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