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27 d27 dNonameNoname posted:
A bit of frustration (or a lot, actually)

there was some uncertainty in property markets during parts of last year because of covid. That resulted in some flattening of demand and as a result, sales and prices. However…

27 d27 dNonameNoname posted:
A bit of frustration (or a lot, actually)

i don't think the interest is sudden lol. Maybe your awareness of the demand is sudden ;)

27 d27 dNonameNoname posted:
Actron - Static Pressure Adjustment

I was just thinking about having this recorded in your post as teh solution to a problem you posted about. Its searchable so if someone (with the same controller as…

28 d28 dNonameNoname posted:
Builder Damaged fence

Which clause in the HIA stipulates the builder is not liable for it contractors?

28 d28 dNonameNoname posted:
Actron - Static Pressure Adjustment

nice. how was the setting changed/what were the instructions?

28 d28 dNonameNoname posted:
Actron - Static Pressure Adjustment

no idea, but id consider if you want to fiddle with it. If you have a large house/long duct work, you may reduce the efficiency of your system by lowering…

29 d29 dNonameNoname posted:
Brick Wall on Boundary

bugger. sounds like you've got your work cut out for you for the foreseeable future

29 d29 dNonameNoname posted:
Brick Wall on Boundary

gotcha. interesting that its progressed this far to be honest. though its good to hear that there are people already aware of it (council and VBA). the impression i had…

29 d29 dNonameNoname posted:
Defect advice

faaaark. that slab... I feel bad for you mate. Looks like they just pumped it in and left it to cure without any screeding.

29 d29 dNonameNoname posted:
Interpretation of Building Regulation 85 (Victoria)

also you're looking at the wrong regulation. Reg 79 captures what you're talking about and allows for the encroachment into the setback.
http://classic.austlii.edu.au/au/legis/ ... 0/s79.html

29 d29 dNonameNoname posted:
Interpretation of Building Regulation 85 (Victoria)

eaves fascia and gutters are exempt from the calculations if the encroachment is not more than 600 mm (and leaves 500mm to the boundary) What's the actual concern here? Its…

29 d29 dNonameNoname posted:
Brick Wall on Boundary

Interesting. I'd be curious to know more about the advantage they took of you in this scenario.
Regarding the R&C application, are you able to share what non-compliance you're referring…

29 d29 dNonameNoname posted:
Brick Wall on Boundary

if you think about the logistics, it can be done. What's more likely to occur though s that the brickies will ignore the neighbours request and will move the temp…

1 month1 monthNonameNoname posted:
Where do you follow peoples builds?

Lol you don't know me. You're so far of base it's not funny.
You're a chimp in the scheme of things. I litterally have zero time for you.

1 month1 monthNonameNoname posted:
Where do you follow peoples builds?

I think you're missing the point entirely.
I don't want to follow people's builds for technical information. I will follow them on Insta for styling inspiration and general ideas sharing. …

1 month1 monthNonameNoname posted:
Where do you follow peoples builds?

Yeah this place is pretty dead this time round :/

1 month1 monthNonameNoname posted:
Moving in with no concrete paths/driveway

your passive aggressive post is lost on me given the image wont load. Whatever it is, it's unlikely to make you "right". My guess is it supports some confirmation bias…

1 month1 monthNonameNoname posted:
Question regarding mortar colour

the mortar lightens. takes a little bit for it to fully dry.

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1 month1 monthNonameNoname posted:
Garage - House Door as Cavity Slider

I don't think you'll find any door on a home being airtight. You may be confusing this with weathertight/weatherproof requirement, which is not the same as air tight. In any…

1 month1 monthNonameNoname posted:
Slab movement/heaving causing massive cracks

"According to the inspector's report and analysis from the soil samples, the cause of the heave is moisture. The soil samples collected from a couple of boreholes revealed the clay…

1 month1 monthNonameNoname posted:
Moving in with no concrete paths/driveway

I don't think it's that much of an edge case mate. Maybe the hunter valley is the edgecase lol.
My source of information is my own experience in getting driveways done,…

1 month1 monthNonameNoname posted:
Moving in with no concrete paths/driveway

The quote i gave you was by a private contractor, not a volume builder. Volume builders are margin hungry. Their quote for a driveway only was >6K for exposed ag.…

1 month1 monthNonameNoname posted:
Moving in with no concrete paths/driveway

5m wide is not cutting a fine line at all. It is the width of 99% of driveways in every street of every growth suburb in Melbourne where volume builders…

1 month1 monthNonameNoname posted:
A bit of frustration (or a lot, actually)

in anycase, they probably have a land sales office. Id go down there and ask them to see available lots. Im sure they will accommodate a walk in if they…

1 month1 monthNonameNoname posted:
A bit of frustration (or a lot, actually)

something you may not have considered is lag between when they send and when everyone on the list gets it (eg you could have got it anywhere up to 3-4…

1 month1 monthNonameNoname posted:
A bit of frustration (or a lot, actually)

people were camping out for land releases in western sydney for four days so its quit possible that land is getting snapped up like that. Not had that issue in…

1 month1 monthNonameNoname posted:
No Pre-Construction meeting with Supervisor?

interesting that they couldn't do you a good deal. Seems like the kind of perk that would really drive employee loyalty and productivity.

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1 month1 monthNonameNoname posted:
No Pre-Construction meeting with Supervisor?

why didnt you build with the builder you work for?

1 month1 monthNonameNoname posted:
Where do you follow peoples builds?

Just trying to get a view as to where most people are capturign their progress/viewing others builds?
Is is Insta, wordpress style blogs etc. Seen a few on insta of late…

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