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1 year1 yearpumpkin11pumpkin11 posted:
Insect eggs in carpet? or what is this?

Hi, inspecting a potential house for investment. It’s 3 years old, overall good condition. I noticed on an old rug there was some fraying and what looked like insect eggs.…

2 years2 yearspumpkin11pumpkin11 posted:
Swollen Skirting Board. Is this likely water damage?

Inspecting a rental property that I built 3 years ago. This skirting board is on the back wall, I saw this skirting board is coming away from the wall. The…

Swollen Skirting Board. Is this likely water damage?
3 years3 yearspumpkin11pumpkin11 posted:
Cracks in Cement between bricks. Reason for Concern?

Starting to see some cracks in my cement work, not many, but like this on a new house built about 10 months ago. Is it any reason for concern, or…

Cracks in Cement between bricks. Reason for Concern?
3 years3 yearspumpkin11pumpkin11 posted:
Can any new home roof support solar panels?

Be keen to know if by definition AS1684 would mean it is ok and the roof can support them.

3 years3 yearspumpkin11pumpkin11 posted:
Can any new home roof support solar panels?

Hey, I’ve built a new house about 12 months ago. I’ve recently decided to get solar for it, and reading my engineering drawings for the roof there is the disclaimer…

4 years4 yearspumpkin11pumpkin11 posted:
Neighbour put flower bed against my wall, potential problem?

Hi, I’ve finished building a property where the garage is on the boundary with the neighbour. I have perimeter concrete right round the house but not next to the garage…

Neighbour put flower bed against my wall, potential problem?
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4 years4 yearspumpkin11pumpkin11 posted:
Veranda onto brick veneer

Can you generally install a veranda and fasten it to brick veneer wall if it is supported by posts opposite? I've recently finished building 2 new houses in a sub…

5 years5 yearspumpkin11pumpkin11 posted:
At what stage is electricity, gas, NBN/phone connected?

6 months for them to reconnect or 6 months for them to just detach the current cable before I can demolish the house?

5 years5 yearspumpkin11pumpkin11 posted:
At what stage is electricity, gas, NBN/phone connected?

Thanks. It is an NBN area (phew). At the moment I need to get Telstra to disconnect the current cable (its an old foxtel cable and phone line) then I'm…

5 years5 yearspumpkin11pumpkin11 posted:
New builds, termite concerns

Maybe I'm just being a bit paranoid because I've seen some of those Today Tonight/ACA reports on someone building a new house and termites destroying the frame before it is…

5 years5 yearspumpkin11pumpkin11 posted:
Ducted air conditioning duct. Is it easy to replace?

I'm all for trying to save some money when I can do something myself, now I have a bit more time, as long as it doesn't need a qualified professional…

5 years5 yearspumpkin11pumpkin11 posted:
At what stage is electricity, gas, NBN/phone connected?

Also, how long did your services normally take to disconnect from the old place. Telstra giving me the full on run around atm, and the power company not being much…

5 years5 yearspumpkin11pumpkin11 posted:
At what stage is electricity, gas, NBN/phone connected?

Hi, when a new house is built in an older area, such as knock down and rebuild or a sub divide, at what stage is the site reconnected to electricity,…

5 years5 yearspumpkin11pumpkin11 posted:
Saving money by doing it myself

G'Day from SA! Finally got myself the house I want to stay in for years, nice size, large block, pool, but the inside is a bit dated. Hopefully going to…

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