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8 d8 dsweetswisssteelsweetswisssteel posted:
Land depth to Rock vs FILL depth question

Ring a structural engineer

12 d12 dsweetswisssteelsweetswisssteel posted:
Concrete path tilted (Metricon build)

How can you tell from that photo? Just curious, I am building soon and would like to know what you are referring to. Thanks

21 d21 dsweetswisssteelsweetswisssteel posted:
Need help understanding Deposited Plan!

Employ your own civil engineer to find it all out for you.

21 d21 dsweetswisssteelsweetswisssteel posted:
Trying to estimate cost of slab on owner builder new 2 store

Sounds good to me. Just do what the engineer says including all recommends ie concrete pathways, site drainage, etc and get another opinion.

25 d25 dsweetswisssteelsweetswisssteel posted:
Building with Metricon

Get a roller door

25 d25 dsweetswisssteelsweetswisssteel posted:
M-class Slab on P class soil

Just pay 400 bucks and get another soil test

1 month1 monthsweetswisssteelsweetswisssteel posted:
Is the builder responsible for root barrier installation?

Most builder's engineers will provide an info pack which will detail what the homeowners responsibilities are for slab maintenance etc. One thing it should say is for M and H…

1 month1 monthsweetswisssteelsweetswisssteel posted:
Is the builder responsible for root barrier installation?

OP wanted to know ultimately if the builder is responsible and the answer is no. It's always going to be the homeowners responsibility, unfortunately..

1 month1 monthsweetswisssteelsweetswisssteel posted:
Is the builder responsible for root barrier installation?

I have since learned that most councils have a list of allowed trees with non invasive root balls.

1 month1 monthsweetswisssteelsweetswisssteel posted:
Is the builder responsible for root barrier installation?

Hi,
I asked my new home salesman this same question today and he said because the estate development would not want issues they would definitely have already installed a root barrier.
He…

1 month1 monthsweetswisssteelsweetswisssteel posted:
Stacker door questions

What direction did you choose? I have heard best to stack against external walls but builder defaulted to internal wall. I can change though,

1 month1 monthsweetswisssteelsweetswisssteel posted:
Metricon stacker vs bifold doors

Looks great, that'll do us. Budget so tight now

2 months2 monthssweetswisssteelsweetswisssteel posted:
Stacker door questions

That's what I thought. Luckily I haven't signed a contract yet

2 months2 monthssweetswisssteelsweetswisssteel posted:
Metricon stacker vs bifold doors

Is that regular ie the flimsy flyscreen or security mesh?

2 months2 monthssweetswisssteelsweetswisssteel posted:
Stacker door questions

Hello,
Anyone know which way the alfresco stacker doors should slide, we will have 2 single stacker doors.
Should they slide toward the lhs/rhs external wall or towards the internal wall?
Can…

2 months2 monthssweetswisssteelsweetswisssteel posted:
First Home Builders - Metricon Zara 29 - Wk 17 WE ARE IN!

Was the pool on your original site plan?

2 months2 monthssweetswisssteelsweetswisssteel posted:
Stage inspections for new build in Brisbane

Have been recommended allinspect, they probably do GC

2 months2 monthssweetswisssteelsweetswisssteel posted:
Stage inspections for new build in Brisbane

Thanks, they look good.

4 months4 monthssweetswisssteelsweetswisssteel posted:
Stage inspections for new build in Brisbane

Hi
Can anyone recommend a good building inspector for the Brisbane region, to carry out stage inspections.
We are building a double story house soon.
Cheers

4 months4 monthssweetswisssteelsweetswisssteel posted:
Stage inspections for new build in Brisbane

Can anyone recommend a good building inspector for the Brisbane region, to carry out stage inspections.
We are building a double story house soon.
Cheers

10 months10 monthssweetswisssteelsweetswisssteel posted:
Should I take legal action on this matter?

looks fine, your worrying about nothing

10 months10 monthssweetswisssteelsweetswisssteel posted:
Advice needed our builders are bullying us

And remember, the written and signed contract always overrides the signed plan. So the contract should confirm in writing the number of air conditioners and if it doesn't specify a…

10 months10 monthssweetswisssteelsweetswisssteel posted:
Advice needed our builders are bullying us

A lawyer who specialises in construction/contract law will be able to help. They'll need your contract, plans, inclusions etc basically everything you and the builder have signed off on. Emails,…

10 months10 monthssweetswisssteelsweetswisssteel posted:
Advice needed our builders are bullying us

If in breach you can take steps to terminate the contract

10 months10 monthssweetswisssteelsweetswisssteel posted:
Anyone built with shipping containers?

Yeah it cost heaps to do it and there were lots of problems. Some people however are happy to spend it. Others not so much

10 months10 monthssweetswisssteelsweetswisssteel posted:
Anyone built with shipping containers?

There was a guy who built a shipping container house in Graceville Brisbane. It was featured on Grand Designs Australia. To achieve the build and to meet standards, he required…

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