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25 d25 dMirrmu83Mirrmu83 posted:
Setting steel house posts in deep concrete footings

You cant do 2 pours and the concrete will “fuse” together, garbage from your builder (or a carpenter?)
Place a temporary horizontal support over hole which the post can be clamped…

25 d25 dMirrmu83Mirrmu83 posted:
Help! Calling all those with a VERY small garden!

i would be looking at post and gal mesh system to hold a climber/creeper
to get plants to grow well in that environment you will need a "weed" lets say

1 month1 monthMirrmu83Mirrmu83 posted:
which side of the brick faces external facade?

Austral should provide you with their product specification/technical information for the bricks you have chosen. How they are to be laid.
You can get variance in raw materials that would produce…

1 month1 monthMirrmu83Mirrmu83 posted:
Bathroom painting costs 🎨

High risk other areas of paint will delaminates as you roll a coat on that ceiling.
Low sheen is best but I would try one of the Dulux Wet area…

1 month1 monthMirrmu83Mirrmu83 posted:
mud brick fixture

This is the unfortunate situation with mud brick.
All you can really do is make sure hole is clean and free dust. Do not disturb the area.
Use an epoxy…

1 month1 monthMirrmu83Mirrmu83 posted:
Deck and Pergola Permit Confusion

If pergola less than 20sqM no Building Permit. This is an open structure.
Can build up to 3.6m high and on boundary if you like.

2 months2 monthsMirrmu83Mirrmu83 posted:
Neighbour Garage wall.

start with IaSam suggestion.
deal with owner only, Give them time limits, so "please respond in 14 days" for eg
after 2 attempts to resolve issue move straight to your states…

2 months2 monthsMirrmu83Mirrmu83 posted:
External caulking of window frames and render edges?

To comply with non-cavity construction the Hebel Powerpanel needs to be caulked and painted.
You can caulk before painting and that is best option. So render, caulk then paint. Or render,…

2 months2 monthsMirrmu83Mirrmu83 posted:
Neighbour Garage wall.

The wall, slab, roofing etc should be removed from your land and rebuilt properly.
The owner is responsible and I would be communicating with them only.
OR they take the 2cm for…

3 months3 monthsMirrmu83Mirrmu83 posted:
Streaky Paint. What to do?

Most likely water going down behind the paint layer from the top ledge. Capping would help.
If it continues would probably lead to blistering of the paint.

3 months3 monthsMirrmu83Mirrmu83 posted:
Brick Issue with new house, rendering whole house, re-bricki

Hi,
You are basically undertaking demolition and rebuild. This is not uncommon and will be very prevalent when the flammable cladding projects in Victoria commence.
Going to have to catalogue a lot…

3 months3 monthsMirrmu83Mirrmu83 posted:
Brick Issue with new house, rendering whole house, re-bricki

Hi,
The main issue with staining on brickwork is efflorescence. Moisture bring salts to the surface.
No “coating” will stop it properly, can really only clean off and wait, repeat or…

4 months4 monthsMirrmu83Mirrmu83 posted:
Advice needed - builder touching up powder coated windows.

If your contract is for powdercoated windows then this is now breached.
Unless there is an exclusion in contract that states window can be repaired.

4 months4 monthsMirrmu83Mirrmu83 posted:
Advice needed - builder touching up powder coated windows.

Hi,
May be read the Colorbond repair guidelines and warranty details if over painted.
The builder does need to provide a specific warranty document for YOUR windows.

5 months5 monthsMirrmu83Mirrmu83 posted:
Cement render with membrane paint vs acrylic render

Most “texture” manufacturers will require you to paint the texture to achieve their full system performance and product warranty.
Texture is applied to budget houses to expensive houses,, very few…

5 months5 monthsMirrmu83Mirrmu83 posted:
Cement render with membrane paint vs acrylic render

The high-build render is used to level the walls out. They are cement and sand mixtures with an acrylic component (like 1-2%) and normally a polystyrene ball in them which…

5 months5 monthsMirrmu83Mirrmu83 posted:
Small claims owner builder

Hi,
The tribunals do a fantastic job. You don’t need a lawyer.
Have had recent experiences with FOS (former financial ombudsman and VCAT in Victoria). They will evaluate the case for…

5 months5 monthsMirrmu83Mirrmu83 posted:
Cement render with membrane paint vs acrylic render

Hi Tweety,
I will assume in Option 2, that acrylic render means trowel-on pre-tinted Texture Coat
In both options, the cement render and high build render is typically a cement & sand…

5 months5 monthsMirrmu83Mirrmu83 posted:
Appreciate your comments on the quality of this brickwork (p

If its just the base of the cavity ie. where the bricks sit on the concrete slab/footings that needs cleaning then roof wont be an issue. If need to send…

5 months5 monthsMirrmu83Mirrmu83 posted:
Appreciate your comments on the quality of this brickwork (p

Hi,
To clean the mortar which has accumulated on wall ties or excess buildup on the wall in the cavity the bricklayer would have to "rod" all the mortar snots off…

5 months5 monthsMirrmu83Mirrmu83 posted:
Appreciate your comments on the quality of this brickwork (p

Hi twenty
Any progress on your brickwork issues?
Cheers

5 months5 monthsMirrmu83Mirrmu83 posted:
Appreciate your comments on the quality of this brickwork (p

Hi Tweety,
Whats the status with the builder?
Has worked stopped, builder communicating with you about it
thanks

5 months5 monthsMirrmu83Mirrmu83 posted:
Non-standard (acrylic) "breathable" paints

Would be important to check BCA for non cavity construction.

5 months5 monthsMirrmu83Mirrmu83 posted:
Rendering/water stains

Hi,
The waterproofing will trap the moisture in the wall. Over time this will blister/bubble so any render/coating on top of it will show signs of that also.
Most likely occurs in…

5 months5 monthsMirrmu83Mirrmu83 posted:
Plaster skimming walls?

They all gypsum based products.
Cornice cement, base coat 60, base coat 45 etc and can go over board, cement render, painted surfaces.
The quantity of gypsum would vary slightly between products…

5 months5 monthsMirrmu83Mirrmu83 posted:
Plaster skimming walls?

Boral hard plaster would be an equivalent product. All gypsum based setting products.
Generally your smaller plasterboard supply companies would have contacts to appropriate solid plasterers.

5 months5 monthsMirrmu83Mirrmu83 posted:
Appreciate your comments on the quality of this brickwork (p

Bricks can be replaced, and correct bonding can be achieved. Numerous bricks may need to be removed at each location.
I guess you would have to start to examine the number…

5 months5 monthsMirrmu83Mirrmu83 posted:
Non-standard (acrylic) "breathable" paints

Hi,
I had some dealings with the Victorian Keim Agent many years ago. A sample was given to me and applied on a house I was working on. Don't know…

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