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3 months3 monthsSuperfly1130Superfly1130 posted:
Is caulking required bottom of sink and bathub?

Hi guys,
Question to plumbers or anyone with expertise. We just had our handover and noticed the bottom part of the free standing bath tub and the bottom of the basin…

4 months4 monthsSuperfly1130Superfly1130 posted:
No caulking in articulation joint behind down pipe

Thanks for everyone's input. I will then come back and push the builder to fix it before handover. Thanks so much!

4 months4 monthsSuperfly1130Superfly1130 posted:
Articulation joint missing caulking behind down pipes

Thanks for your reply and I will then definitely chase my builder regarding that. Thank you.

4 months4 monthsSuperfly1130Superfly1130 posted:
Articulation joint missing caulking behind down pipes

Hi guys,
We are about to reach handover. During PCI, we spotted there's this one articulation joint where it has caulking from the top all the way but not near the…

Articulation joint missing caulking behind down pipes
4 months4 monthsSuperfly1130Superfly1130 posted:
No caulking in articulation joint behind down pipe

Hi guys,
We are about to reach handover. During PCI, we spotted there's this one articulation joint where it has caulking from the top all the way but not near the…

No caulking in articulation joint behind down pipe
4 months4 monthsSuperfly1130Superfly1130 posted:
is clothesline and letterbox required for OC in NSW

Late reply but very helpful for newbies like us. Thank you.

5 months5 monthsSuperfly1130Superfly1130 posted:
is clothesline and letterbox required for OC in NSW

Hi Guys,
just wanted to check if anyone recently moved in to their newly built houses in NSW. Does having clothesline and letterbox(or even temporary letterbox) required prior to getting OC?

9 months9 monthsSuperfly1130Superfly1130 posted:
which side of the brick faces external facade?

Thanks for everyone's reply and help. We visited Austral here in NSW and was indeed confirmed that the brick was laid correctly. The only frustrating thing is that the…

9 months9 monthsSuperfly1130Superfly1130 posted:
which side of the brick faces external facade?

Hi Varsity,
Ours is freedom in Everyday life selection. What if the bricklayer had laid the bricks wrongly like the rougher side was faced…

9 months9 monthsSuperfly1130Superfly1130 posted:
which side of the brick faces external facade?

Hi All,
Thanks for all your responses thus far. Our bricks is Freedom from Austral everyday life. Below is the actual photo and I think it's really hard to tell the…

which side of the brick faces external facade?
9 months9 monthsSuperfly1130Superfly1130 posted:
which side of the brick faces external facade?

Hi Guys,
after our bricks has been cleaned, we noticed that the colour of the bricks were lighter than what we expected. We did a drive by to a house referred…

11 months11 monthsSuperfly1130Superfly1130 posted:
Extra piering variation raised by Builder

Hi @, @
Thanks for your insights on this. Our contract (NSW Fair Trading template) has 0 Provisional sums so we didn't expect any unforseen cost. But instead they raised this…

11 months11 monthsSuperfly1130Superfly1130 posted:
Can I DIY my untreated timber frames?

Thanks. I know I haven't seen any topic related to DIY ing their timber frames. Thanks for the feedback

11 months11 monthsSuperfly1130Superfly1130 posted:
Extra piering variation raised by Builder

Hi Guys,
We are currently disputing a variation raised by our builder. The piering went ahead without our prior consent. Has anyone been hit with the same variation for additional …

11 months11 monthsSuperfly1130Superfly1130 posted:
slab photos for your comments please

Hi insider,
Thanks for that. We are looking at getting a private inspector. Is strength test part of a private inspector's report for the slab?
Thanks.

11 months11 monthsSuperfly1130Superfly1130 posted:
Can I DIY my untreated timber frames?

Hi Guys,
It might sound crazy. But due to the lack of knowledge about building a new home, we overlooked and we didn't ask for a treated timber for our new…

11 months11 monthsSuperfly1130Superfly1130 posted:
slab photos for your comments please

Hi StructuralIBIMGuy,
Our builder didn't even bother to notify us the date of the actual slab pour. A day before we were given an outrageous cost variation caused by extra piering…

12 months12 monthsSuperfly1130Superfly1130 posted:
slab photos for your comments please

hi StructuralBIMGuy,
Yeah was a bit too late for us to react as we are also budget constrained. We're first timers and hopefully it's not as bad as how it looks…

12 months12 monthsSuperfly1130Superfly1130 posted:
slab photos for your comments please

Hi GLO,
I prefer not to disclose the name of the builder yet at this stage. Thanks at least plumbing is least to worry about.

12 months12 monthsSuperfly1130Superfly1130 posted:
slab photos for your comments please

hi guys,
We haven't got the chance of hiring a private inspector and not sure if we'll have the time before the frames and other stages gets started before we can…

12 months12 monthsSuperfly1130Superfly1130 posted:
Post Contract Variation raised by Builder

Yeah that's where we stand as well. These kinds of schemes are really a burden for first home owners. We'll update this trail once i got one. Thanks again for…

12 months12 monthsSuperfly1130Superfly1130 posted:
Post Contract Variation raised by Builder

Yes everyone's aware of the BAL rating but the cost of works and related materials to comply with the 12.5 rating, the builder has raised only as a variation post…

12 months12 monthsSuperfly1130Superfly1130 posted:
Post Contract Variation raised by Builder

Thank you so much for your informative response. But since the BAL works and related materials are not at all declared in our contract and tender(though it is known to…

12 months12 monthsSuperfly1130Superfly1130 posted:
Post Contract Variation raised by Builder

Hi,
I'm reposting this here as I think it should be in this thread instead of General Discussion.Just want to ask your experience and expertise how to handle this matter. We…

12 months12 monthsSuperfly1130Superfly1130 posted:
Post Contract Variation raised by Builder

Hi Koda67,
We're building in NSW and yes there is a counterpart of that address search here. The 20K plus cost is the total of all like piering, steel reinforcement and…

12 months12 monthsSuperfly1130Superfly1130 posted:
Post Contract Variation raised by Builder

Hi,
Just want to ask your experience and expertise how to handle this matter. We signed our building contract early this year using NSW Fair Trading contract template.Our contract under Clause…

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