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4 d4 dSaint MikeSaint Mike posted:
yet another fence dispute

Unless you built a fence that is OTT re price, offering to pay 30% is just cheap. Don't they realise it will ruin any relationship between you. I'd…

28 d28 dSaint MikeSaint Mike posted:
URBAN MYTHS .... ?

Current Scam for Householders:
With Foxtel linking with Netflix - be careful of "Netflix" emails and calls. It should all happen automatically with IQ3 and 4. So keep your…

29 d29 dSaint MikeSaint Mike posted:
URBAN MYTHS .... ?

Beware the investment scam - bitcoin a good one. But any crypto money scheme offered through third parties. .
You seem to win early and the voice is…

2 months2 monthsSaint MikeSaint Mike posted:
Bathroom renovation

I'd really think about getting some professional advice. It might cost a bit to have someone come in - but might save money and time.

2 months2 monthsSaint MikeSaint Mike posted:
Brought a secondhand spa

Courageous decision Minister … :)

2 months2 monthsSaint MikeSaint Mike posted:
Bath hob tiling and tub not centred as to plan

I wouldn't see it as a major problem myself. How do you mean not centred - more room at one end ? Is this for soap etc etc.…

2 months2 monthsSaint MikeSaint Mike posted:
Handover dispute about delay fees - Need help

Are they a registered builder

2 months2 monthsSaint MikeSaint Mike posted:
URBAN MYTHS .... ?

Got this from "Netflix":
"Hi.
Unfortunately your recent transaction with us is still pending! Therefore, we were unable to bill your membership for the current month.
To keep using your Netflix Membership and…

2 months2 monthsSaint MikeSaint Mike posted:
Reputable Pool builder Sydney

Not sure if they are there - they were in Newcastle - but "Compass". We found them to be good.

2 months2 monthsSaint MikeSaint Mike posted:
Orientation of block

Yeah - we flipped our garage to the west - and put a whirly gig in the roof to help with heat.

2 months2 monthsSaint MikeSaint Mike posted:
Building warranties

Sounds like a cheap thing to do - they must not care about their reputation.

2 months2 monthsSaint MikeSaint Mike posted:
Build quality not great - can I do anything?

We found Plantation/Henley to be good in this area - but heard some bad stories on other companies. Our Inspector actually picked up things we hadn't seen …

2 months2 monthsSaint MikeSaint Mike posted:
Fire hydrant

Whose land ? Was it there when you built/bought ?

2 months2 monthsSaint MikeSaint Mike posted:
URBAN MYTHS .... ?

I like the NBN Auto call … a bit like the beggar in Chicago - everything there but him - a notice saying - "back in 5 - please…

3 months3 monthsSaint MikeSaint Mike posted:
Who is responsible for damaged footpath and nature strip?

Have you approached the council. Done correctly they may well come to the party.

3 months3 monthsSaint MikeSaint Mike posted:
URBAN MYTHS .... ?

A bit like cars ... :)

4 months4 monthsSaint MikeSaint Mike posted:
Cracked Ceiling

Would it keep happening though BE ? Surely the movement would be felt if it was continual ?

4 months4 monthsSaint MikeSaint Mike posted:
URBAN MYTHS .... ?

I like one of the latest scams going around - you get a call from the "police" - they are checking on a scam - they just need some info…

4 months4 monthsSaint MikeSaint Mike posted:
Help with privacy screen alfresco area

Fence top or that last one looks good. Maybe offer to pay to get neighbour onside.
I'm not in favour of bamboo or bushes - just makes work for you…

4 months4 monthsSaint MikeSaint Mike posted:
Cracked Ceiling

Could it be something off-set - ie out of alignment that connects to the ceiling in some way. Or maybe a wood piece in the roof that is warped…

4 months4 monthsSaint MikeSaint Mike posted:
New front door - mould growth

A long long time ago - in our very first build - they put the wrong door in PLUS it was warped. We argued and they carried on and we…

5 months5 monthsSaint MikeSaint Mike posted:
URBAN MYTHS .... ?

This is it. We see the water from our balcony - we see the land opposite. Do we ask what is going there ? Do we notice…

5 months5 monthsSaint MikeSaint Mike posted:
URBAN MYTHS .... ?

A-ha - did he really say that … ;)

6 months6 monthsSaint MikeSaint Mike posted:
Recent Vergola Reviews?

I too was interested in such a thing. I ended up getting what they call a "fly-over". We're very happy with it and feel it has added to our…

6 months6 monthsSaint MikeSaint Mike posted:
URBAN MYTHS .... ?

I was wondering why so many people are presented with something - and assume something else. A good example is a "view".
Even though we know further building is to…

6 months6 monthsSaint MikeSaint Mike posted:
What kind of fireplace is this?

Or is it a "fake" gas one ?

9 months9 monthsSaint MikeSaint Mike posted:
Fencing dispute.

I agree with GB and Bash. But - you are running out of time if you have an OS trip coming up.
I'd pay and send them their bill. …

1 year1 yearSaint MikeSaint Mike posted:
neighbours gutterbox overhangs into my property

Sounds like a dick-head.
But - you have to decide how far you want to go. Is the grain/gutter really an issue ? Can you do minor thing…

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