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Joined 27 January 2012
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3 months3 monthsnamwengnamweng posted:
Which takes precedent? Contract specifications or drawings

Hi all,
We have a hiccup with our kitchen sink on our multi unit development.
Our contract specification mentions double bowl sink and the builder has only installed a single bowl sink.
The…

3 months3 monthsnamwengnamweng posted:
Gas Bollards

Hi Guys,
We have just been charged by our builder to have 3 x bollards installed as part of the build.
They are approximately $600 for each gas meter.
Do these bollards…

3 months3 monthsnamwengnamweng posted:
Advice needed our builders are bullying us

I've just spoken to them and they denied us a walk through.
Is there anything that can be done ?

3 months3 monthsnamwengnamweng posted:
Advice needed our builders are bullying us

Thanks for the advice.
We will see how things go we might end up getting a lawyer because its getting out of hands.
Also over the 18 month build we were…

3 months3 monthsnamwengnamweng posted:
Advice needed our builders are bullying us

Thank you very much for your time.
Unfortunately the specifications doesn't state how many air conditioning to be honest.
I think this is going to be a crappy fight and the only…

3 months3 monthsnamwengnamweng posted:
Advice needed our builders are bullying us

What is the process like to terminate the contract?

3 months3 monthsnamwengnamweng posted:
Advice needed our builders are bullying us

Hi all,
Sorry if the post is long and tedious to read. Any help is very much appreciated.
I was hoping I can get some help around the issues below and whether…

4 months4 monthsnamwengnamweng posted:
Contractual Advice, Please

Hi fellow members,
We are almost at handover stage of our build and we ran into an issue during inspect.
We have requested for 'canopy' range hood at the start of our…

5 years5 yearsnamwengnamweng posted:
Henley KNOCK DOWN REBUILD

We got out demolishers to cap it off. I believe they hired a plumber for that.
Don't remember exactly but it was roughly 20k plus

5 years5 yearsnamwengnamweng posted:
Henley KNOCK DOWN REBUILD

Welcome aboard!
We did the same.
Knocked down and built with Henley Homes.
Couldn't be happier.
=)

5 years5 yearsnamwengnamweng posted:
Will this contract carry any weight?

Hi all,
AS discussed in previous post my concreter mentioned there is no need for expansion rubber.
If I get this in writing and signed by the concreter will it carry any…

5 years5 yearsnamwengnamweng posted:
Concrete : Rubber expansions required

Thanks for that.
Do you happen to write reports that is VCAT approved?
Cheers

5 years5 yearsnamwengnamweng posted:
Pricing and preferred builder questions

Hi there,
We were in the exact same shoes as you.
We read reviews after reviews and most of them were negative. Look at it this way people will only vent if…

5 years5 yearsnamwengnamweng posted:
Concrete : Rubber expansions required

Hi all,
WE just got a concreter to lay exposed agg in our front lawn.
We have been told there is no need for expansion rubber unless it's wall to wall.
Any suggestions/help…

5 years5 yearsnamwengnamweng posted:
Please help!!! Bad job what do you say ?

I would say most of the slab will have a fall except one small area.
The main concern I have now is will it cause any structural issue if there are…

5 years5 yearsnamwengnamweng posted:
Please help!!! Bad job what do you say ?

Second of all,
Is this easy to fix? Is there anyway in putting in the expansion rubbers now ? Will this void the warranty of my house... ?I'm not so worried…

5 years5 yearsnamwengnamweng posted:
Please help!!! Bad job what do you say ?

Hi all,
After weeks of trying to get our concreter to come back and seal it with no luck (Paid in full) we got someone else to come back.
What we found…

5 years5 yearsnamwengnamweng posted:
No tiles under stairs? Is this normal?

That's correct.
I asked them about it and they pretty much said ' it is now a room/storage so it's not in the contract for it to be tiled. The contract…

5 years5 yearsnamwengnamweng posted:
No tiles under stairs? Is this normal?

This happened to us as well.
Initially it was just an open area which will be tiled.
However, we added a understair storage and it is just plain concrete.

5 years5 yearsnamwengnamweng posted:
Concrete stain with merbau

Guys,
Made the silly mistake of getting the decking guys to come and deck the place out.
What happened was the rain leeched color from the decking onto some of our concrete…

5 years5 yearsnamwengnamweng posted:
Hot Water Issues with Henley House

How long since hand over?

5 years5 yearsnamwengnamweng posted:
Hot Water Issues with Henley House

We had exactly the same issue (handover 4 weeks ago).
Henley sent the plumber back out and adjusted our pipes/temperature.
He also removed some rubber from our showerheads, which gets rid of…

5 years5 yearsnamwengnamweng posted:
Should master compensate me?

Yup the glass cap on top where the light shines through is not sealed properly.

5 years5 yearsnamwengnamweng posted:
Should master compensate me?

Yes I did.
Masters did say they will accept them back but will consider reimbursing for re-installation.

5 years5 yearsnamwengnamweng posted:
Should master compensate me?

Too hard to explain without pictures.
It's the cap that sits on top of the light globes.
=/

5 years5 yearsnamwengnamweng posted:
Should master compensate me?

lol sorry for my terrible explanation.
Here goes....
1. Bought the lights from Masters warehouse
2. Called electrician to install (Everything works OK)
3. 2 weeks later (2 - 3 days ago) it rained....…

5 years5 yearsnamwengnamweng posted:
Should master compensate me?

Yeah the electrician did.
Well it was filled with water before the electrician took it off.
Does this mean these exterior lights aren't exterior proof after all?

5 years5 yearsnamwengnamweng posted:
BAMBOO VS TILES!! THE FIGHT IS ON! EXPERIENCES PLEASE!

I personally like timber/bamboo flooring, however we have porcelain tiles at our place (missus choice).
I'm getting use to them and I think they look great as well. The only…

5 years5 yearsnamwengnamweng posted:
Should master compensate me?

Yes I bought the lights from Masters and then called a qualified electrician to have them installed.
I unscrewed the cap on top and ran it with running tap water. The…

5 years5 yearsnamwengnamweng posted:
Should master compensate me?

Hi all,
Four weeks ago I bought 4 x fascade lights.
Got an electrician to install them and as of 2 days ago it tripped the power of our house.
We found that…

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