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14 d14 dSmall MindsSmall Minds posted:
Gap between Window Frames and Brick

Dear Jitender.
The gap is required as per Australian Standard 4773.2 part 7. It came into effect in May 1 of 2012. The SA builders are only just starting to pick…

4 months4 monthsSmall MindsSmall Minds posted:
Roof with no sarking

Littered,
The condensation that you raised is very minor. The fact that you have a well ventilated space, given the extra vent installed, has mitigated the condensation issue.
The best way I…

5 months5 monthsSmall MindsSmall Minds posted:
Need help choosing Builder!!

I would suggest that you stay well away from all mentioned in your post other than Hotondo. Also look at Homebuyers and Dennis. These guys build good homes and welcome…

5 months5 monthsSmall MindsSmall Minds posted:
Burbank Letters

Amit75,
What your saying fails to take into account the Laws. The building Surveyor is accountable under the Building Act only.
The builder is accountable under the Building Act 1993 and…

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5 months5 monthsSmall MindsSmall Minds posted:
Before you build

Before you build, ask the question. Will your builder welcome an independent person onto the site to document any building defects? And more importantly what is their process to ensure…

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5 months5 monthsSmall MindsSmall Minds posted:
Home owners right to enter site Victoria

Dear All,
Have a look at this. Eye opening as it may be the same for other states.

5 months5 monthsSmall MindsSmall Minds posted:
How to seal gap under main door and door frames

Faykis,
The National Construction Code, part 3.12.3.3 states that all external doors must be sealed. If you are in Sydney, you are in zone 5 or 6. As such it is…

5 months5 monthsSmall MindsSmall Minds posted:
Burbank Letters

Have a look at this.
This is for Victoria only

5 months5 monthsSmall MindsSmall Minds posted:
Need help choosing Builder!!

Go2force,
My advise out of these options is as follows.
1. Metricon
2.Henley
3. Hotondo
4. Carlsile
5. Burbank.
However if you are building in the west you cannot go past Homebuyers at the moment as they…

6 months6 monthsSmall MindsSmall Minds posted:
Building inspector

Norfolk, Again I ask, are you in the business?
Anybody can can look at any web site.
Have a look at:
Jims
Child Property Inspections
Your Building Inspectors.
Anybody can look at anyone. Again did…

6 months6 monthsSmall MindsSmall Minds posted:
Building inspector

Have a look at their web sites with their sample reports. I read them and look at the content.
Just my opinion...
I'm allowed to have that.
Why are…

6 months6 monthsSmall MindsSmall Minds posted:
Building inspector

There are two. Darbecca 03 5367 2111 and New Home Inspections 03 9708 2500.
There are a lot out there. These two are the best. Been around since 2000 and they…

6 months6 monthsSmall MindsSmall Minds posted:
Burbank Letters

Dear All,
Burbank have sent out letters to all new home buyers stating that you need to sign their form to allow an Independent Inspector or Consultant to review your home.…

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9 months9 monthsSmall MindsSmall Minds posted:
Darbecca Quote on Inspection Reasonable?

I can clearly state that they are in a very good position to guide you. Happy hunting with the land.

9 months9 monthsSmall MindsSmall Minds posted:
Building with PD Homes, Recommendations?

If you are looking for a private inspector, try Darbecca 53672111. There very good at keeping the builder focused.

9 months9 monthsSmall MindsSmall Minds posted:
True North Greenvale

If you are looking for a good private inspector in Victoria, ring Darbecca. 03 53672111.
Hope this helps.

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9 months9 monthsSmall MindsSmall Minds posted:
PD trying to steer us away from Darbecca

What a great example of the VBA. Maybe you should send it to them with a invoice for $1,000,000 as their new logo........ This is so fitting. Love IT!!!!!!!!!!!

9 months9 monthsSmall MindsSmall Minds posted:
True North Greenvale

Dear All Read this on PD

9 months9 monthsSmall MindsSmall Minds posted:
Porter Davis Upgrades and Costs

Read this post on PD.......

9 months9 monthsSmall MindsSmall Minds posted:
Budget Custom Home builder

Before anybody signs with PD, look at this post.

9 months9 monthsSmall MindsSmall Minds posted:
Porter Davis Summer Promotions- Is it too good to be true?

Any body looking to build with PD needs to look at this post first.......

9 months9 monthsSmall MindsSmall Minds posted:
Charlton 33 Porter Davis

You need to read this post if you are building with PD.

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9 months9 monthsSmall MindsSmall Minds posted:
Porter Davis. No mod for (length) for a garage?????

Before anybody signs with PD, ask about any terms and conditions they have that restrict your rights.
Go and have a look at this post first. They are calling PD bottom…

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