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4 d4 dqebtelqebtel posted:
JG King complaints

read your contract

4 d4 dqebtelqebtel posted:
Paying for Quotes

They can go and jam it. It doesnt work that way.
Think about it. They will rip you off from the start by forcing you to make that initial $950…

4 d4 dqebtelqebtel posted:
Builders ran over fence... who fixes it?

Why ask the question when you are not even sure who did the damage? Hilarious.

4 d4 dqebtelqebtel posted:
Gas company wanting to lift driveway.

A crossover is the driveway that crosses over the footpath outside your house. You do not have a crossover on your property. Your post makes no sense.

4 d4 dqebtelqebtel posted:
Council' permission

Its pretty simple, you cannot legally concrete on land that is not yours. I think the council dork is wrong..
A pragmatic approach would be to determine if…

4 d4 dqebtelqebtel posted:
Concrete Reinforcement

I think you'll find they mostly do it all the same way. Some use bar chair, other just pull up the mesh as the concrete get poured to a hopefully…

16 d16 dqebtelqebtel posted:
WARNING: Flexible stainless steel braided hoses

How does one install a mixer tap on a sink without resorting to these? They actually come with the taps in a lot of cases.

26 d26 dqebtelqebtel posted:
Roof restoration 1

And ditto here. to recolor the whole roof and do some repointing cost me $5-600 and that included $200 for a painter to come out for a few hours and…

26 d26 dqebtelqebtel posted:
Bathroom Renovations - Do you know where to start?

Top notch videos.A credit.

26 d26 dqebtelqebtel posted:
Kit Home vs Lockup

If you've built, ie project managed two houses already , surely you know whether a kit home will work? Why wouldnt it?

1 month1 monthqebtelqebtel posted:
wall issue?

lol so you inspected it , did you? And shadows scared you?
http://www.realestate.com.au/property-h ... -125088038

1 month1 monthqebtelqebtel posted:
Newport Market

Dont buy there,. That house is a dump, and being a million dollar suburb so close to central Melbourne, its going to be a dive full of bogans. You're welcome.

1 month1 monthqebtelqebtel posted:
Adv. to having Building + Pest inspection BEFORE offer?

Ahh, Brancko, you trigger so easily. Nope Im not gifted like Mozart or Beethoven or Yngwie Malmsteen, but Im not dumb either. Cars, pools, and houses are not…

1 month1 monthqebtelqebtel posted:
Renovation rip off

99% of matters that come before the civil courts can be classified as "fra u d" in terms of a dictionary definition, but they dont satisfy the criminal definition of…

1 month1 monthqebtelqebtel posted:
Relocate Home

Id say about 20K. The problem is, the costs of moving is only the start. Your council will treat it as a new build, and expect your compliance to all…

1 month1 monthqebtelqebtel posted:
CIG gas bottle dumped on our site. HELP

If it is a CIG bottle, they would want to reclaim it. Those things are worth money.

1 month1 monthqebtelqebtel posted:
Neighbours completing fencing without permission

A fence is common property between the two parties who share it. If one party constructs it without your input you have no obligation to accept the fence, let alone…

1 month1 monthqebtelqebtel posted:
Adv. to having Building + Pest inspection BEFORE offer?

Algernon, look no further than NSW and their flipping annual car inspections for ones older than 5 years old. Totally useless, but espouses the creeping bureaucracy that you and BE…

1 month1 monthqebtelqebtel posted:
do I need any permission to remove my roof and some walls?

He can start on whats existing, just not on the extension part until permit is given..

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1 month1 monthqebtelqebtel posted:
Renovation rip off

In technical terms, this is a civil matter, not a criminal matter . The police will not take a complaint about this and will quickly fob you off, as there…

2 months2 monthsqebtelqebtel posted:
Builder caught in breach of regs refusing to honour warranty

Be pragmatic and let him try to fix it, bit supervise the work and make sure it makes sense to you. Yes I know, you shouldnt have to but…

2 months2 monthsqebtelqebtel posted:
Yellow-ish water from rainwater tank

Is anyone doing wee wees in your rainwater tank?

2 months2 monthsqebtelqebtel posted:
Why is my toilet leaking from here!?

because it is cracked. Get a new one.

2 months2 monthsqebtelqebtel posted:
Termite control

I have yet to see them do it up steel stumps. I have steel stumps, am in a termite rich area, and have no capping, and am not worried in…

2 months2 monthsqebtelqebtel posted:
Termite control

YEs indeed, another way to do it is live in a stumped house (steel stumps in concrete of course). Termite control = nil. Cost = nil. :-D

2 months2 monthsqebtelqebtel posted:
Recommendations - renos on turn of century homes

And well beyond if they think you're a likely patsy. Watch out.

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