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2 d2 dMyFirstMyFirst posted:
Side walls of kitchen drawers

Ok no takers. :)
I should explain further. All my drawers in the kitchen both the sides are steel panel and glass on to of it…

4 d4 dMyFirstMyFirst posted:
Side walls of kitchen drawers

Hi
What is the material of the side walls of your kitchen drawers?
Eg. Your pot drawers.

4 d4 dMyFirstMyFirst posted:
Our new home construction journey with "Better Built Homes"

Base on a quick research, I don't think building wrap is compulsory though. Its good to have but not end of the world if don't?
The current 40 year old house…

4 d4 dMyFirstMyFirst posted:
Our new home construction journey with "Better Built Homes"

I noticed before bricking they don't put building wrap.. Is that standard?

6 d6 dMyFirstMyFirst posted:
Should the free standing cooker be higher than the bench top

There will always be gaps.
Smaller ones probably cause even more headaches.
Larger ones as least u can have some stick to get things out.
Regardless a lesson to readers.…

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7 d7 dMyFirstMyFirst posted:
Building Delta(Bliss/ Facade) JG King Shepparton north (Gram

I don't think u have a choice really
Your inside has progress so far.

7 d7 dMyFirstMyFirst posted:
Building Bayside : Our Glendale 45

Is there such thing as asset protection insurance?
Never heard of it.
I understand we have to pay the council the bond for asset protection. But usually the bond won't…

7 d7 dMyFirstMyFirst posted:
Building Bayside : Our Glendale 45

Thanks Drew,
I always thought big builders covers footpath (not the vehiclec crossover)?
My small custom builder doesn't cover the footpath and mine was in a corner block... The contractors just ripped…

8 d8 dMyFirstMyFirst posted:
Building Bayside : Our Glendale 45

Was your footpath totally destroy during construction?
How much is it for the foot path per m2?
My footpath is also in a bad shape. Will need to replace it after construction.

10 d10 dMyFirstMyFirst posted:
What to do when the builder refused to rectify the defects?

A lesson I learn from here is never put a stand alone stove in between 2 benchtop because no way on earth there will be no gaps.
And food stuff,…

10 d10 dMyFirstMyFirst posted:
Thoughts on this slab?

My slab edges were also like yours.. Mine is due to pour on damp cool day and contractor don't care and remove form work too early.
Yours in WA, hotter climate…

13 d13 dMyFirstMyFirst posted:
Obscure windows

Yes I'm very surprised majority of volume builders don't put window that are obscure up to 1.7 meters (depending on what your state rules are) and the rest above as…

15 d15 dMyFirstMyFirst posted:
Knock Down Rebuild - Doulton 57 Classique

Could u share how bathroom suppose to be water proof?
Why did they apply the wet screed in the 1st place?[/quote
Ignore above I figured it out.

15 d15 dMyFirstMyFirst posted:
Knock Down Rebuild - Doulton 57 Classique

Could u share how bathroom suppose to be water proof?
Why did they apply the wet screed in the 1st place?

15 d15 dMyFirstMyFirst posted:
Obscure windows

If I remember correctly in VIC, the bottom sill of the clear glass window needs to be minimum 1.7 meter above floor. Yours doesn't look to be 1.7 meters ,…

16 d16 dMyFirstMyFirst posted:
Obscure windows

Isn't there a rule if it's 9 meters away then it's fine?

17 d17 dMyFirstMyFirst posted:
Building Bayside : Our Glendale 45

34 panels, yeah...
We were advised that the standard trusses would hold the panel weight - I'll be filthy if there are issues, but we do have it in writing. …

18 d18 dMyFirstMyFirst posted:
Building Bayside : Our Glendale 45

I noticed your house is colorbond roof.
Did u have to reinforce your roof for solar?
10kw will be almost 40 panels.

18 d18 dMyFirstMyFirst posted:
Building Inspector - how many & what stage

What's your opinion on residential foam cladding? Basically basic foam rendered with arcylic render.
Seems to be industry standard for residential homes these days, doesnt' mean it safe? Who knows…

19 d19 dMyFirstMyFirst posted:
Porter Davis Summer Promotions- Is it too good to be true?

Late last year metricon, cArlise home and another builder I can remember was giving 40-50k off.
Now is PD turn.
So it already happened last year.

26 d26 dMyFirstMyFirst posted:
Height of the slab

I would think the builder's engineer would design a slab suitable for your land.
Depends on your soil classification and if there is any fill etc etc.
Check your slab…

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26 d26 dMyFirstMyFirst posted:
Height of the slab

Depends on the slab type and your ground level.
On a flat land a typical raft slab will be lower than a waffle slab.
But a raft slab is better than…

26 d26 dMyFirstMyFirst posted:
Owner/ Builder -Architect Build PM'd by Rehaan Builders

Yup very nice and good insulation.

28 d28 dMyFirstMyFirst posted:
Bathroom water proofing.

For anyone interested.
The following link explained it the best I reckon.
Water proofing around cabinet is definitely not ideal but seems to be an acceptable standard. I personally don't like…

28 d28 dMyFirstMyFirst posted:
Bathroom water proofing.

Thanks.
I really need to monitor mine.

28 d28 dMyFirstMyFirst posted:
Bathroom water proofing.

Thanks,
Yes I eventually did ask my SS. He said the whole wet area would be water proof and a certificate will be given for it.
However I did not ask…

28 d28 dMyFirstMyFirst posted:
Bathroom water proofing.

Yes thanks to homeone I did my research during admin stage and didn't see such performance solution on contract.
There was one performance solution related to something else that I…

28 d28 dMyFirstMyFirst posted:
Bathroom water proofing.

Hi,
I noticed that my bathroom cabinets have been roughly installed. Does that mean that there won't be water proofing in that area?
I doubt the contractor will move it during water…

Bathroom water proofing.
1 month1 monthMyFirstMyFirst posted:
Building with Metricon

No such luck for me. My custom builder charges me 190 m2 for driveway . As if he wants me to go somewhere else for the driveway during admin stage.
Was…

1 month1 monthMyFirstMyFirst posted:
Building with Metricon

https://forsyth35.com/2019/01/04/walk-a ... #more-1763
Somewhere in the middle she mention her garage etc slab were topped.

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