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14 h14 hqebtelqebtel posted:
Constant Water damage from neighbours leaking pool

Did everyone read Points 2 and 3 of the first post? Why are pool chemicals being detected in water samples from his yard? There is only one other pool in…

6 d6 dqebtelqebtel posted:
Constant Water damage from neighbours leaking pool

One more thing you could do to absolutely rule out yourself, is to leave the house for some days and turn your water meter off before you go. He…

8 d8 dqebtelqebtel posted:
'lift off' doors: toilet regulations? QLD

You're still looking at it the wrong way. There is absolutely no need for you to go back and find out the standards for 1977. I can tell you that…

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13 d13 dqebtelqebtel posted:
Constant Water damage from neighbours leaking pool

Hi LM11, Thats excellent due diligence you've done so far.
Now its sounds like you've asked everyone in the street whether they have water problems and they said no, right?…

13 d13 dqebtelqebtel posted:
Metricon price holding promise

What? YOU have to pay extra as a client because they went over time in your build? Usually they have to compensate the client.

13 d13 dqebtelqebtel posted:
How do you guys extend the life of your home appliances?

Want your fridge seal to last forever? Once a month, wipe the mating surfaces clean with jif and a damp cloth. Then wipe talcum powder on the seal . …

13 d13 dqebtelqebtel posted:
Fencing - Neighbour doesn’t want to pay for fencing.

You are indeed entitled to do that. State fencing laws state each owner must contribute to the fence. The current use of the land (vacant, farmed , etc)…

13 d13 dqebtelqebtel posted:
'lift off' doors: toilet regulations? QLD

New code requirements apply to new builds, they are not restrospective. Smoke alarms are one of the rare exceptions.
Whoever recommended hinges to you is a twit. Let the buyers do…

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13 d13 dqebtelqebtel posted:
Owner Builder insurance - House Raise

you answered your own question

13 d13 dqebtelqebtel posted:
garage house

First, take a look at the photo. Its rural. Most councils will approve shed homes for rural, but not urban. The reasons they occur in rural is manyfold
buyer of a…

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2 months2 monthsqebtelqebtel posted:
Ebay Stores

Lol you people talk as though only high end stuff comes non Asian countries. Dont forget Taiwanese was once considered rubbish, they now have a higher standard of living than…

2 months2 monthsqebtelqebtel posted:
Trees Removal Question

At Toowoomba, they do not allow a tree with a canopy or a trunk of certain sizes to be removed. So the way around it is - trim…

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2 months2 monthsqebtelqebtel posted:
Slab concreter

ha ha another shocker done by cowboys. How do these people even exist and get work?

2 months2 monthsqebtelqebtel posted:
new house design to accomodate parcel drop off

Well I actually produced a reference, unlike the figures you gave out of thin air. In your post above you said you were a 20 year owner, now you are…

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2 months2 monthsqebtelqebtel posted:
new house design to accomodate parcel drop off

lol great formatting job.....
"Growth in online spending significantly outperformed traditional retail spending, up 10.2% compared to 3.3%."
Source . Page 5
It has been increasing at the rate of 10%…

2 months2 monthsqebtelqebtel posted:
new house design to accomodate parcel drop off

You're behind the times a little I think , Gen Y/Z embrace this online stuff like you would not believe.
Banking was once a bricks and mortar business, its fast…

4 months4 monthsqebtelqebtel posted:
potential Adverse possession issue?

Make an oath (or whatever instrument your solictor suggests) and issue it to your neighbour. The oath should state the distance form your wall to thw boundary , and…

4 months4 monthsqebtelqebtel posted:
Rochedale dumping ground

Check yourself if you are seroius about it. I always park outside for an hour at night an hour during the day to see what goes on -…

4 months4 monthsqebtelqebtel posted:
buying privately

So tell us what this "a lot of behind-the-scenes work" is they do? They are not solicitors and actually mostly dont know much about the legals. Contract and a…

5 months5 monthsqebtelqebtel posted:
Relocate Sewer Line

No one shift a main sewer line to do a hatchet lot. 30K is too great an impost, you have to add it to your sub dividing costs, and then…

7 months7 monthsqebtelqebtel posted:
Solar HWS not approved due to direction in Queensland

I think its more than a slight efficiency over using grid electricity only. A mate has one and swears by the amount of money it saves him. Of…

7 months7 monthsqebtelqebtel posted:
Site cost 33k for a 26 Sq house

Ha, the benefit of inside knowledge!

7 months7 monthsqebtelqebtel posted:
House Demolition: Cost to cut and seal sewer

Why excavate at all? Cap the sewer pipe where it comes out of the ground.

7 months7 monthsqebtelqebtel posted:
Our land has been cut into.. Standard?

I agree with tlcbc. They have to cut it that way to slope the water away from the house, and part of the remediation will be to build a small…

7 months7 monthsqebtelqebtel posted:
Solar HWS not approved due to direction in Queensland

Yes it is bureaucracy gone mad. Rules is rules, and practicality and common sense is never built into legislation.
How could there be no space for the collector? Surely…

7 months7 monthsqebtelqebtel posted:
build new house then demolish old =2 permits

You need a permit to demolish the existing,, and a building application approved to build a new house.

7 months7 monthsqebtelqebtel posted:
Frames without timber noggings?

I just saw a house being built in the last 2 months in qld, and there wasnt any of that metal bracing in lieu of nogging..

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