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1 d1 dMyFirstMyFirst posted:
What is this?

Thanks.

1 d1 dMyFirstMyFirst posted:
What is this?

The "tray" they put on top of toilet pvc waste pipe or shower waste pipe and is flush on the slab.
In my case for toilet its round for shower is…

2 d2 dMyFirstMyFirst posted:
Slab Heave Cause?

Oh Man, In my mind I think I'm experiencing murphy's law.
I can't believe it the slab contractor went on pouring the slab today in Melbourne east today.
It has…

2 d2 dMyFirstMyFirst posted:
Do you have ducted heating outlet in your bathrooms?

Do you have ducted heating outlets and/or evaporative outlet in your bathrooms?

4 d4 dMyFirstMyFirst posted:
Metricon Winchester 28- Home Straight

They should have temporary plastic down pipe to direct water away during construction stage.

4 d4 dMyFirstMyFirst posted:
Metricon Winchester 28- Home Straight

I thought expose down pipe where water just run down the brick wall and then to the slab
Isn't that a big no no?

5 d5 dMyFirstMyFirst posted:
Slab Heave Cause?

https://www.qchomes.com.au/concrete-sla ... ventional/
Ok pls look at this link as example. The vapour barrier is “wrap” around the formwork frame.

5 d5 dMyFirstMyFirst posted:
Slab Heave Cause?

But the vapour barrier edges are wrapped around the perimeter of the slab form work. So basically assuming there is no holes or tear. Water is not going anywhere.
Hmmm.. Maybe…

5 d5 dMyFirstMyFirst posted:
Slab Heave Cause?

I have a question for the experts here.
My slab formwork was completed today. And pouring of slab will be next week.
However according to forecast there will be heavy rain on…

7 d7 dMyFirstMyFirst posted:
Screw pile and slab boundary.

Thanks. I gather that much. Just need assurance.
After the site was cut and then pegged the detailed pegging and lines were lost during the installation of piers and the drainage.
Except…

7 d7 dMyFirstMyFirst posted:
Screw pile and slab boundary.

Hi,
When measuring the location of drain pipes and the actual size of the slab , would contractors use the edge piers as the boundary of the slab?
Basically my engineering…

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11 d11 dMyFirstMyFirst posted:
Pipework through brick veneer cavity - breach of code

Also isn't the cavity is stuff with insulation?
Doesnt make sense.

11 d11 dMyFirstMyFirst posted:
Building with Metricon

Ha! And we paid $4140 for colorbond. What is going on with their quoting?
We got our quote last month and they offered free colourbond and hebel for a 2-storey house.…

12 d12 dMyFirstMyFirst posted:
NBN point in your new house.

ok if you are not considering additional data points for other parts of you house, then you can ignore what I said.
If your router is in the family room…

12 d12 dMyFirstMyFirst posted:
NBN point in your new house.

NBNco has stopped doing new HFC connection since early this year... And will continue again late this year. They are taking this time to fixed up the HFC network.…

12 d12 dMyFirstMyFirst posted:
NBN point in your new house.

NBN HFC have outages often (but should be fixed in future) so rather not go to garage to look if the 4 lights on the NTD is solid or not.…

12 d12 dMyFirstMyFirst posted:
NBN point in your new house.

Yes I understand all this.
I just wonder those with HFC , has anyone put it in the garage.

12 d12 dMyFirstMyFirst posted:
NBN point in your new house.

Long story short yes I did get the refund.
However, who knows when I want to get reconnected they may charge me.. So sounds like you either pay now or…

13 d13 dMyFirstMyFirst posted:
NBN point in your new house.

Probably I should clarify..
NBN will charge you $315 and you pray they do turn up before you demolition guys comes in. I waited for 5-6 week!. If you google…

13 d13 dMyFirstMyFirst posted:
NBN point in your new house.

To remove your existing NBN HFC overhead cable. You call NBN. They will charge you $315 to do this..
After building . just contact NBN to connect. But you need to…

13 d13 dMyFirstMyFirst posted:
NBN point in your new house.

Hi,
Where do you put your NBN connection box in your house.
Typically builder just put it in the garage and all network point terminates there too.
I understand if your house is…

15 d15 dMyFirstMyFirst posted:
Landscaping and highly reactive clay - prevent ground movt

Can't comment on landscaping.
But if on stumps is there so much concern for slab heave?
Thought if any issue far easier to fix

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15 d15 dMyFirstMyFirst posted:
Building with Metricon

When getting quotes u need to tell them upfront what documents u already have.
To me it sounds like 6250 is for someone who doesnt have much of the documents..
Where site…

15 d15 dMyFirstMyFirst posted:
Building with Metricon

Oh if thats the case look like u can go shop for your own town planner if u dont feel comfortable doing it yourself.
I bet u can get it cheaper.…

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15 d15 dMyFirstMyFirst posted:
Building with Metricon

Totally agree
For M to charge 6250 it has to include some drafting of plan or site survey etc.
But all those things are already done.
So M just pocket a large…

15 d15 dMyFirstMyFirst posted:
Building with Metricon

I'm not building with Metricon. However the final plan i have to be given to building surveyor to issue the building permit.
My plan will show every item you listed. Except…

15 d15 dMyFirstMyFirst posted:
Building with Metricon

IC... almost all of these will be on your house plan.. Something you could do it yourself?
I reckon 6.5K is a lot for the above especially your house plan…

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