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Joined 24 September 2018
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8 months8 monthsrandom101random101 posted:
Concrete estimate was too low for slab

This is true, though they were charging $8k for contract admin (so a bit more then a few hundred). But would come out even if I opt to use a…

8 months8 monthsrandom101random101 posted:
Concrete estimate was too low for slab

“provisional sum and subject of adjustment.“
Which it is what it was estimated for, that amount...
They removed two large rocks (which they charged for 15m3 (really about 5m3 max).
So even…

8 months8 monthsrandom101random101 posted:
Concrete estimate was too low for slab

That’s correct. On both accounts.
The HIA contract is all in the builders favour...
It’s cost plus... $245m3 + 20%
The going over the contract length by 5weeks which they won’t pay…

8 months8 monthsrandom101random101 posted:
Concrete estimate was too low for slab

Sorry I think there is a miss understanding.
The builder made the quote and the contract.
The architect simply notifies me I shouldn’t pay more then 10% of what they…

8 months8 monthsrandom101random101 posted:
Concrete estimate was too low for slab

No contract admin, just me.
It’s him reminding me that I should’ve paid for his services...
Which in hindsight would’ve saved some headaches...

8 months8 monthsrandom101random101 posted:
Concrete estimate was too low for slab

Aside from brining it up with the builder, what are the legal grounds or VBA that would justify it?
I can’t seem to find the 10% which my architect mentioned?

8 months8 monthsrandom101random101 posted:
Concrete estimate was too low for slab

Hi all,
I'm coming towards the end of my build - whiles for the most part it hasn't been too bad I have an issue where the builder has passed…

8 months8 monthsrandom101random101 posted:
Garden shed whose responsibility

Hmm, one issue I have is the builder has put water and gas point and a bigger hot water system then what’s in the plans so, I’m going to struggle…

8 months8 monthsrandom101random101 posted:
Garden shed whose responsibility

Hi y'all,
I'm building three town houses, I was wondering is it the builders responsibility to provide garden sheds or the owners?
It's a basic HIA contract in Vic (heavily in…

2 years2 yearsrandom101random101 posted:
Neighbour started demolition / renovations before permit

Hi all,
Just a quick one.
I am doing a demolition and my neighbour, decided it would be a good time for him to start knocking over his house as…

2 years2 yearsrandom101random101 posted:
Should draftsman pay for amendment?

I didn’t ask, but he made the changes and paid for the amendment himself. Said it was there stuff up so we’re happy to do it.
It’s a small guesture…

2 years2 yearsrandom101random101 posted:
Should draftsman pay for amendment?

I’ve made other amendments in the past (going from timber to allow window frames) ect. Always paid for those changes as I wanted those. I should of paid more attention…

2 years2 yearsrandom101random101 posted:
Should draftsman pay for amendment?

The way I see it, I paid good money for the plans to be drawn up and the be compliant for a building permit.
If the archi can’t design a…

2 years2 yearsrandom101random101 posted:
Should draftsman pay for amendment?

Not sure why it increased in the first place or who asked for it to be increased...

2 years2 yearsrandom101random101 posted:
Should draftsman pay for amendment?

It’s for ‘ventelation and natural light’

Should draftsman pay for amendment?
2 years2 yearsrandom101random101 posted:
Should draftsman pay for amendment?

Hi all,
Long story short (well not really) but my draftsman submitted endorsed plans but according to the energy report one of the windows needed to increase by 800mm (he…

2 years2 yearsrandom101random101 posted:
What makes cabinets good quality? What questions to ask?

& it’s about $960 to go 2pac

2 years2 yearsrandom101random101 posted:
What makes cabinets good quality? What questions to ask?

Ps. They’ll be using Polytech

2 years2 yearsrandom101random101 posted:
Que One Homes Melbourne

I'd love the same feedback if anyone has it.

2 years2 yearsrandom101random101 posted:
What makes cabinets good quality? What questions to ask?

I know this has been done to death.
But I'm doing a x3 TH development x2 to rent and mine to live in.
I asked to be quoted on x2…

2 years2 yearsrandom101random101 posted:
Working drawings question/pricing

Hi all,
I'm hoping to start a 3TH development in the near future. 38sqrs in total 2x2bd 1x3bd on a 480sqr corner block.
My question is. I'll be finding an…

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