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15 d15 dPulsePulse posted:
Program To Design Site Plan Draft

https://www.canvasgfx.com/en/products/canvas-draw/
I use Canvas, used it since 1997, was a mac vector drawing program then bought out and not released for a decade, now re-released for mac,…

18 d18 dPulsePulse posted:
Decking joists splitting

Off centre screws has not caused this, it is probably due to a number of factors. Screws are best staggered as in not lined up as it is least likely…

2 months2 monthsPulsePulse posted:
Neighbour Garage wall.

Encroachment is pretty common especially in older areas.
Surveying is not 100% accurate either, it depends to the proximity of survey marks from earlier surveys.
I’d accept it and give your…

3 months3 monthsPulsePulse posted:
Window Restrictor 125mm

louvres are what most people use now

3 months3 monthsPulsePulse posted:
Window sizes (council regulation enforcements)

You need to work out the reason, the NCC specifies 10% of room area needs to be window, 5% needs to open for ventilation, so you need 5m2 of windows.…

4 months4 monthsPulsePulse posted:
Problem with 1 year old slab - coral homes

normally only the surface would be affected, increased water weakens the concrete and the rain therefore just weakens surface. Sit can become dusty as a result and may not be…

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4 months4 monthsPulsePulse posted:
DIY paving entertainment area

paving is pretty straightforward and longer lasting than decking, decks cannot be close to ground because there is inadequate ventilation which is what your builder said. Paving will last 30…

4 months4 monthsPulsePulse posted:
Hardwood floor repair

looks fine to me, those end cuts are done with a multi tool, difficult to get better than that, patching in floors is pretty tricky, will look fine once filled…

5 months5 monthsPulsePulse posted:
Need some advice about building proposal

the risks are the usual risks, finance, interest rates, cost blowouts, falling market. It looks easy but isn’t always. If there is no risk, the bank should be happy to…

5 months5 monthsPulsePulse posted:
Need some advice about building proposal

I disagree, the builder is talking all the risk and is the developer, he should expect to make 15-20% profit for that risk. As stated, you should be able to…

5 months5 monthsPulsePulse posted:
Settling a dispute with engineer

I’m not sure you will be successful, responsibility also rests with you the OB to check the plans. Mistakes are easily made in this manner and you can’t really claim…

5 months5 monthsPulsePulse posted:
200mm dead space between my boundary and neighbour boundary

200mm from boundary is considered built on boundary, the 200mm allows for gutters etc so you don’t accidentally overhang. You can’t fence a 200mm gap and leave weeds, trees and…

5 months5 monthsPulsePulse posted:
Basement garage

This is pretty complex, the title is the biggest issue. If Strata, it would need approval from 75% of owners I believe. The DA would likely need the whole building…

6 months6 monthsPulsePulse posted:
Paving under a 2.3m square Portable Spa

Either would be ok. Easements are only a problem for permanent buildings, slabs should be ok. If well drained and compacted soil the roadbase might be ok. Given it is…

6 months6 monthsPulsePulse posted:
2 entry point for bathroom?

I think there may be a waste stack covered up otherwise great alteration if the stack can be relocated

8 months8 monthsPulsePulse posted:
Scyon flooring in bathrooms or particle board?

you don’t need underlay on the scyon, one less step

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