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Joined 29 September 2017
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1 month1 monthsylvesylve posted:
Inclement weather delay claim

Hi
Just wondering can a builder claim delay inclement weather if no work was getting done to the property durning the period ..,?
In fact we were awaiting…

2 months2 monthssylvesylve posted:
Brick mortar defect

We told them which also states in my lab report that an engineers approval is required if all good render it is then (cover there poor workmanship)
But really the contract…

2 months2 monthssylvesylve posted:
Brick mortar defect

They have now said they will render our whole house 🤷🏼‍♀️
To complicated

2 months2 monthssylvesylve posted:
Brick mortar defect

It’s taken our builder 1year and 6 minus so far
And they have had the occupancy certificate now for 6 months and we haven’t been paid for liquidated damages as…

2 months2 monthssylvesylve posted:
Brick mortar defect

Ok if you owe them money do not pay it ...
That’s great that you have done that application with dbdrv I have as well and they have a massive back…

2 months2 monthssylvesylve posted:
Brick mortar defect

What was your outcome ?

2 months2 monthssylvesylve posted:
Brick mortar defect

What was your outcome?

2 months2 monthssylvesylve posted:
Brick mortar defect

What was your outcome?

2 months2 monthssylvesylve posted:
Brick mortar defect

For
Hi I have just posted check it out
Whats happened with you brick Work ?

2 months2 monthssylvesylve posted:
Brick mortar defect

Hi I’m back
So we agreed to get it raked and repointed
Builder advised us that new bricklayers were going to fix it and whilst on an onsite visit we…

3 months3 monthssylvesylve posted:
Brick mortar defect

I did call lab regarding report and they have stated hey are in no position of stating wheather demolishing or not
And engineerer has advise I get a brick tested…

3 months3 monthssylvesylve posted:
Brick mortar defect

Hi
If we agreed to rake and repointing the whole house
What are some issues that I as the owner should I not except such as chipped bricks etc
They…

3 months3 monthssylvesylve posted:
Brick mortar defect

I’ve never heard of a new house being raked and repointed
Render again that requires maintenance
We really don’t know what to do
Do I just leave it in vcat…

3 months3 monthssylvesylve posted:
Brick mortar defect

Hey guys
I don’t want this to get nasty
every one is entitled to their own opinions
Thank you both
As for what we are going to do ....
No idea

3 months3 monthssylvesylve posted:
Brick mortar defect

*repointing

3 months3 monthssylvesylve posted:
Brick mortar defect

Hi
So today we have meet with supervisor and construction manager and they have given us 2 options
Render or rake repoint .....
However they did state the reprinting may damaged…

3 months3 monthssylvesylve posted:
Brick mortar defect

Thanks
For that
We will be having a meeting on site this week
See what happens ....

3 months3 monthssylvesylve posted:
Brick mortar defect

Question
Can we say to the builder that we want it demolished and rebuilt ?,
Even though on the report they have gaven 3 options ?

3 months3 monthssylvesylve posted:
Brick mortar defect

Thank you so so much on to them right now
Builder has sent an email
We are eager to sort this brickwork issue out with you and request a meeting…

3 months3 monthssylvesylve posted:
Brick mortar defect

Can you recommend what's the best step to do know or a professionals advise on this brick mortar defect ?

3 months3 monthssylvesylve posted:
Brick mortar defect

Ok will do
I'll take pictures of all the bricks that are cracked
Builder is now wanting me to do a PCI walk through and said they want us to…

3 months3 monthssylvesylve posted:
Brick mortar defect

Sorry what does that mean ?

3 months3 monthssylvesylve posted:
Brick mortar defect

This is it

3 months3 monthssylvesylve posted:
Brick mortar defect

Really ?
So why have The stated on lab report to fix options ?
Should I question them about it ?

3 months3 monthssylvesylve posted:
Brick mortar defect

Ok will do

3 months3 monthssylvesylve posted:
Brick mortar defect

Results are in
Mortar is a fail

4 months4 monthssylvesylve posted:
Brick mortar defect

I will go on the weekend again and double check the brick cracks

4 months4 monthssylvesylve posted:
Brick mortar defect

Yes bricks are cracking both horizontal and diagonal and chunks on the face of bricks are missing
When you running your fingers across the mortar it's sandy comes off
Not…

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