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3 d3 dSaint 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.

3 d3 dSaint 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.

3 d3 dSaint MikeSaint Mike posted:
Building warranties

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

3 d3 dSaint 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 …

4 d4 dSaint MikeSaint Mike posted:
Fire hydrant

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

4 d4 dSaint 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…

2 months2 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.

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

A bit like cars ... :)

2 months2 monthsSaint MikeSaint Mike posted:
Cracked Ceiling

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

2 months2 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…

2 months2 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…

2 months2 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…

2 months2 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…

3 months3 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…

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

A-ha - did he really say that … ;)

4 months4 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…

4 months4 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…

4 months4 monthsSaint MikeSaint Mike posted:
What kind of fireplace is this?

Or is it a "fake" gas one ?

7 months7 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. …

11 months11 monthsSaint 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…

11 months11 monthsSaint MikeSaint Mike posted:
Am I overreacting over fence cost?

I'd send email - explain your position - and say if nothing happens you'll have to take the next step. You don't want to etc etc - but you…

11 months11 monthsSaint MikeSaint Mike posted:
Waterproofing semi submerged limestone garage walls

Wow ! You may well have to dig down outside and water-proof membrane. Then an ag drain as well.
Floor doesn't look that good either.

11 months11 monthsSaint MikeSaint Mike posted:
$ 19800.00 for H2 SLAB UPGRADE ?

Agree with BE.
We asked people around what they had - we knew the builder was right on a few things - need for piers. Cost for "checking" might…

12 months12 monthsSaint MikeSaint Mike posted:
Retaining wall issue with my neighbour....

I certainly wouldn't be rushed into anything because of a letter - or threats in it.
Were your "discussions" in writing - do you have emails etc ?
These things happen -…

12 months12 monthsSaint MikeSaint Mike posted:
Overflow pipe too short

I'd have bought a complete hose - but an extension should be OK.
I just don't like additional "joins" - potential "leak" points. :)

12 months12 monthsSaint MikeSaint Mike posted:
Black spots on my grass

Any chance of a long shot ?

1 year1 yearSaint MikeSaint Mike posted:
Fridge Cavity

Our mob did a nice little "alcove" area - within the wall - for tap and power point. So it didn't affect putting the fridge in the area provided.

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