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23 m23 mStructuralBIMGuyStructuralBIMGuy posted:
Private inspections and progress payments

In Perth we don't have the regulatory stalemate legal frame work you have in the east Coast.
Inspectors aren't Certified nor Qualified for alternate Solutions and builders do not respect and…

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10 d10 dsmithosmitho posted:
Dennis Family Homes Don't Allow You To Use Your Own BS

Well exactly, which is why non-compliant plumbing should be able to hold up stage payments. But in the current setup with DFH for example, this won't necessarily happen. They do…

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12 d12 dshazawshazaw posted:
Demo before CDC approval

Do not demo until you have DA or CDC approved.
We did KDR. We had to do our own demo as builder will not organise for us. (most of them…

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12 d12 dStukipStukip posted:
Building with Wisdom Homes

We checked the note sections found in the corners of the page.
Check everything 3 times and then after each revision set you get back. Time spent here will save time…

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12 d12 dJokerJoker posted:
Builder demands $201,118 for non compliant defective work

Hia contract biast builder favouring , millions a small price to pay,fifty million is only 100 customers building cost,in saying the above most need to rethink how they select a…

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13 d13 dJokerJoker posted:
Metricon or Clarendon....Can't decide??

Speak to current home builds in your area for both builders, experiences in other areas which don't use the same trades can be misleading.

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14 d14 dSmall MindsSmall Minds posted:
Share your building inspection reports/experiences

I will still stand by my comment that his advise is bad. If as you say he stood up, he should be advocating for all to stand up.

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14 d14 dMyFirstMyFirst posted:
Share your building inspection reports/experiences

No. Norfolk is definitely not a builder. He had a huge fight with his builder and if u want bad experience story u need to hear Norfolk out.
What he…

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15 d15 dYaraYara posted:
Building with Wisdom Homes

Agreed.
You definitely need a private inspector or study up on how to do an inspection.
Mine picked up quite a lot of defects too. Make sure you get Wisdom…

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17 d17 dJokerJoker posted:
Custom Home Builder

I would drive around and find a house I liked,then ask owner for a look and how their build went,if you like what you see and owners recommend,contact builder and…

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23 d23 d3lilpigs3lilpigs posted:
Sydney Demolition Companies - Any Recommendations?

Just got our double brick house demolished by Ralph Demolition in Sydney $18000, demolition application, tree removal, abolishment of electricity and all certificates included. Very happy. It came in the…

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23 d23 dbuilding-expertbuilding-expert posted:
Coastal Home Insurance

You need to read the policy very carefully but I can tell you that natural calamities such as seal level rise or actions of the sea and tsunamis are excluded…

Coastal Home Insurance
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23 d23 dStructuralBIMGuyStructuralBIMGuy posted:
PD trying to steer us away from Darbecca

There are few structural elemental, ie foundation, slab, walls, frame (wall/roof) checks after lockup stage or mid build, in fairness it's generally too late as you have past respective progress…

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27 d27 dtweety123tweety123 posted:
Appreciate your comments on the quality of this brickwork (p

The brick layers have left the site after completed the work. The builder is not willing to take any feedback until he has checked work himself even though he went…

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27 d27 dtweety123tweety123 posted:
Appreciate your comments on the quality of this brickwork (p

Exterior brickwork - muntered. Disgraceful by the builder, f..k this makes me angry. Cover up with render to cover up a scam :(<br />
This has given me lots of…</p></div><div class=  ⋅  1

27 d27 dgillybeangillybean posted:
Appreciate your comments on the quality of this brickwork (p

Exterior brickwork - muntered. Disgraceful by the builder, f..k this makes me angry. Cover up with render to cover up a scam :(

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27 d27 dalexp79alexp79 posted:
Appreciate your comments on the quality of this brickwork (p

Brickwork in the brick veneer house is not really structural to begin with, however, it may still turn into a structural issue when your mortar or even complete bricks will…

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29 d29 dMirrmu83Mirrmu83 posted:
Appreciate your comments on the quality of this brickwork (p

looking at photos on my computer now. You can see hairline cracking already on some of the wider perpendicular (vertical) joints in your photo's, most likely not much mortar in…

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29 d29 dSaveH2OSaveH2O posted:
Appreciate your comments on the quality of this brickwork (p

Anyone can call themself a bespoke builder, the same as any plumber can call themself a green plumber. I have seen numerous unknowledgeable sub standard overpriced disgraces by the latter.
There…

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30 d30 dSaveH2OSaveH2O posted:
Builder won't let us nominate our surveyor (Victoria)

Have you had an industry professional examine the contract? They will look for things like double charges, mistakes on the plans, hidden Performance Solutions, unfair clauses, insufficient liquidated damages etc,…

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