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4 h4 hNonameNoname posted:
Concrete skirt question. Retaining wall or not?

the problem is that what you're suggesting isn't going to shorten the argument in the event the issue does arise. because it will still be a matter of reports and…

8 h8 hNonameNoname posted:
Concrete skirt question. Retaining wall or not?

it's not a general slope. It's landscaping done by the builder as part of the foundation/drainage design.
Sure the neighbours site cut is not the OPs fault, but again there is…

8 h8 hNonameNoname posted:
Concrete skirt question. Retaining wall or not?

you could, but depending on where it would discharge and the impact of that discharge, you could end up with a different problem. considder strannik's point about amplifying. You may…

8 h8 hNonameNoname posted:
Concrete skirt question. Retaining wall or not?

is that the argument you want to have with the neighbour when (not if) it happens?
Keep in mind that the builders created the artificial grading away from the house…

9 h9 hNonameNoname posted:
Concrete skirt question. Retaining wall or not?

You are responsible for ensuring you don't direct water towards their property. As it stands now, you are. As it stands with a perimeter path with adequate fall you will…

14 h14 hNonameNoname posted:
Million dollar home in Perth

there's another thread they talk about running an IT company....while its not unfathomable to be a doctor that run an IT company, Im kind of getting a clear picture of…

14 h14 hNonameNoname posted:
replacing double glazed units in existing aluminium frames

Hi,
Ive got a couple double glazed units i need to replace inside existing frames. I've found an online supplier that can make them to size quite cheap.
I'm looking…

17 h17 hNonameNoname posted:
Million dollar home in Perth

I'm a bit disappointed this loser hasn't bitten back. Must be doing more important things, cos you know, rich people don't use the internet much (though that's apparently changing).

17 h17 hNonameNoname posted:
Million dollar home in Perth

I'm a bit disappointed this loser hasn't bitten back. Must be doing more important things, cos you know, rich people don't use the internet much (though that's apparently changing).

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1 d1 dNonameNoname posted:
When does CCTV cameras get installed

You don't need internet to have CCTV recording onto an NVR. You would only need the internet if you want to remotely access or back up the vision.

1 d1 dNonameNoname posted:
Henley Or Carlisle Inclusions

Hope you enjoy paying the yearly waterproofing inspection to maintain your warranty

2 d2 dNonameNoname posted:
Henley Or Carlisle Inclusions

Hi All :)
New to the forum here and I am in the process of locking down a builder for my first home.
I've narrowed it down…

2 d2 dNonameNoname posted:
BAL costs?

Depends on the bal level and size of the house.
We had a 12.5 BAL on 32 square house. 7.5k
It's all stuff we would have done anyway and if it…

3 d3 dNonameNoname posted:
Million dollar home in Perth

Actually is just one misogynistic Perth millionaire who for some reason reads subtext in posts that doesn't exist and flys off the handle like a 5 year old who…

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3 d3 dNonameNoname posted:
Slab movement/heaving causing massive cracks

if you click in you can see more detail. The reason there's so many silt pits is that the way the option was sold by the builder was 25LM of…

3 d3 dNonameNoname posted:
Opinion on natural light : North front facing house

its not an ideal orientation to begin with. all that will happen if you flip this is your living areas will cop all the afternoon heat and light instead of…

4 d4 dNonameNoname posted:
Slab movement/heaving causing massive cracks

Cheers, lessons learned. the extra drainage really needed to be done at build because all the siltpits that the spoon drains connect to need to connect to storm water. Not…

4 d4 dNonameNoname posted:
Million dollar home in Perth

didnt you know, building a million dollar house in Perth earns one the right to be a cnut.

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4 d4 dNonameNoname posted:
Slab movement/heaving causing massive cracks

in my current house, i had the builder install the concrete path. They installed it with non compliant slope (read: zero slope) and I had them redo it. They put…

4 d4 dNonameNoname posted:
Building with Clarendon vs Metricon or Rawson

Hi All,
When I compare these homes and their base prices, Rawson and Metricon are of similar prices for homes of similar size, but Clarendon seems odd to me... Their Mosman…

6 d6 dNonameNoname posted:
Cracks in plaster board and poor finishing

Yeah they do try. To be fair there is also heaps of nutters that see a hairline crack and go bonkers at builders. Glad they took a look and decided…

7 d7 dNonameNoname posted:
An example of interesting workmanship with Big M should I ma

No it's not how it should look, but the guide to standards and tolerances will clarify.
Sometimes things can look bodge but be within tolerance. Most of the time though…

7 d7 dNonameNoname posted:
An example of interesting workmanship with Big M should I ma

some of that is atrocious, some it it not so much. Overall its below average.
splashes from the wash probably wont be much an issue after its painted. But the…

7 d7 dNonameNoname posted:
How much should I spend on Melbourne Investment House?

Firstly, you won't be locking prices in with builds that far in advance. Prices with most volume builder are increasing monthly. The base price of the house I am building…

7 d7 dNonameNoname posted:
Cracks in plaster board and poor finishing

The first picture looks like these some water damage. Is that paint bubling to the right if the crack?
Third pick looks like the cracks have been filled before.
Seems there…

7 d7 dNonameNoname posted:
How much should I spend on Melbourne Investment House?

Maplewood is coming along. That whole side next to the reservoir is much more progressed than the maps show. If you were on the other side of Exford road, that's…

7 d7 dNonameNoname posted:
How much should I spend on Melbourne Investment House?

I live not far and I am building in the area you are. I know the area well. which estate are you building in, i can give you some indication…

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