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1 year1 yearSimondsbuild1Simondsbuild1 posted:
Independent Building Inspector

In Vic the legislation has recently changed and now the builder in a domestic building contract must allow the owner to choose their own surveyor but can just recommend their…

1 year1 yearSimondsbuild1Simondsbuild1 posted:
Photos of 50mm fall to concrete apron

This is the pump we have to the slimline tank which is 2000L capacity. There is only one downpipe going into the tank. Let me know if you need…

Photos of 50mm fall to concrete apron
1 year1 yearSimondsbuild1Simondsbuild1 posted:
Photos of 50mm fall to concrete apron

Thanks! I am not home right now, but I will check. I do not believe it is not a rubber pad but it is in a arch shaped pump…

1 year1 yearSimondsbuild1Simondsbuild1 posted:
Photos of 50mm fall to concrete apron

Wow this is way over my head but such a great information that I will have a professional look into.
Re Water hammer, our pump bloody loud, you can hear…

1 year1 yearSimondsbuild1Simondsbuild1 posted:
Paving - uneven slab

My builder did my concrete apron and just concreted up and over the slab edge by 75mm so now I have compliance issues. Make sure your concreter does…

1 year1 yearSimondsbuild1Simondsbuild1 posted:
Standing water in stormwater drain. Normal?

If the shower directly opposite the ORG is rarely used, is is normal that when that shower is ran, that a sewer smell comes up because water seal has dropped…

1 year1 yearSimondsbuild1Simondsbuild1 posted:
Photos of 50mm fall to concrete apron

Why do builders include this CSIRO document in their handover folders do you think? Is it ignorance or a tactic so that if owners do end up doing their own…

1 year1 yearSimondsbuild1Simondsbuild1 posted:
Concrete path around house query

If you didn't already I would get a building surveyor to report on this to check compliance.
As long as surface water is being directed away from the house (albeit,…

1 year1 yearSimondsbuild1Simondsbuild1 posted:
Is concrete around the house required?

Do not use this guide it is extremely outdated and the fall levels on concrete are now incorrect. Unfortunately it appears many volume builders give this Foundation Maintenance guide to…

1 year1 yearSimondsbuild1Simondsbuild1 posted:
Photos of 50mm fall to concrete apron

We are class S soil :)

1 year1 yearSimondsbuild1Simondsbuild1 posted:
Photos of 50mm fall to concrete apron

Thank you for the invaluable information.
The builder is relying on the CSIRO for some reason. I have told them they need to refer to NCC but they do…

1 year1 yearSimondsbuild1Simondsbuild1 posted:
Photos of 50mm fall to concrete apron

Sorry to revive an old thread, but I have similar concerns.
National Construction Code says:
NCC Part 3.1.2.3 Surface water drainage.
Surface water must be diverted away from the Dwelling as follows:
(a)…

Photos of 50mm fall to concrete apron
1 year1 yearSimondsbuild1Simondsbuild1 posted:
Simonds First build - Dakota

Hi all, sorry I am a year late in updating you all.
This is a photo just before we moved in in May 2017.

Simonds First build - Dakota
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2 years2 yearsSimondsbuild1Simondsbuild1 posted:
Simonds First build - Dakota

Hey Casse.f90
Thank you! A lot of people say that.. ha ha. We decided we didn't need 4 spare bedrooms (if you include study) so we decided as the existing…

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2 years2 yearsSimondsbuild1Simondsbuild1 posted:
Simonds First build - Dakota

Currently:-
http://pasteboard.co/vgjegfLYp.jpg

Simonds First build - Dakota
2 years2 yearsSimondsbuild1Simondsbuild1 posted:
Simonds First build - Dakota

Hi everyone,
I thought I would share our building journey with all you lovely people and hopefully it is of interest :D
We are…

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