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4 d4 dTim65Tim65 posted:
Builder demands $201,118 for non compliant defective work

How are you getting on any updates ?

16 d16 dTim65Tim65 posted:
Builder demands $201,118 for non compliant defective work

Unfortunatey I have come across the same thing many times by guys who claim to be builders and “fully qualified “
Coming from uk I find the whole system a bit…

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24 d24 dTim65Tim65 posted:
Builder demands $201,118 for non compliant defective work

The photo you posted shows LVL timbers , am I correct in saying it’s a skilion roof , no trusses in photo , is it the ore fab frames that…

24 d24 dTim65Tim65 posted:
Building with Metricon

Wow , I know they have got rid of a few in last few weeks , the standards are not much better up here in Newcastle.

24 d24 dTim65Tim65 posted:
Building with Metricon

Is that ss still working for them ?

24 d24 dTim65Tim65 posted:
Storm water

Just spoken with DFT nsw they said they only reference AS 3500 and did not have a copy of As2870 , he mentioned sewer drains and when I questioned about…

24 d24 dTim65Tim65 posted:
Building with Metricon

Agree the builders so called expert made him self look very silly at times,
It has similarities with site meetings I have had during my build !

24 d24 dTim65Tim65 posted:
Building with Metricon

Do you know what kind of damages they got?

25 d25 dTim65Tim65 posted:
Building with Metricon

Very interesting read thanks for posting

25 d25 dTim65Tim65 posted:
Building with Metricon

Where abouts have you built

27 d27 dTim65Tim65 posted:
Storm water

Thanks again for you reply , greatly appreciated
Have a good weekend

27 d27 dTim65Tim65 posted:
Storm water

Hi H20
Had a reply back from plumber and he states:
Cobo joints are used in Queensland in flood areas and where there is very high ground movement. Department of fair trade…

1 month1 monthTim65Tim65 posted:
Storm water

No sure of your reply if it’s to be useful or not ????
who said I was going to sue the certifier ?
Just highlighting thectotal inadequate set up for people…

1 month1 monthTim65Tim65 posted:
Storm water

E mailed certifier today Who told me “ we only check if down pipes are in correct position we can’t comment on instillation as this is down to…

2 months2 monthsTim65Tim65 posted:
Storm water

Going to see what their offical reply is and go from there , I am not holding my breath though
The BS they came out with regarding other items was…

2 months2 monthsTim65Tim65 posted:
Storm water

Just had a meeting with senior managements regarding our build , when I brought up about flexible joints and requirments for H1 they knew nothing about this and tried…

2 months2 monthsTim65Tim65 posted:
Storm water

Yes we had a storm water layout / plan
My question was concerning insulation in H1 type soil classification regarding flexible joints
and the AS numbers
I have been waiting…

2 months2 monthsTim65Tim65 posted:
Storm water

Update :
They have fitted down pipes ( all charged system ) our site soil classification is H1
Am I correct in my thinking that flexible joints should be used…

4 months4 monthsTim65Tim65 posted:
Lock up payment

All sorted spoke with accounts , thanks for reply’s

4 months4 monthsTim65Tim65 posted:
Lock up payment

Just wondering if it is a requirement that render needs to be completed to reach this stage ( we have Hebel Panels ) we are on standard hia contract…

4 months4 monthsTim65Tim65 posted:
Building with Metricon - Compensation for cancelled inspecti

It’s a critical stage inspection in nsw and a requirement of DA approval conditions for our job

4 months4 monthsTim65Tim65 posted:
No sarking...should I do something else??

You need to check what the tile manufacturer requires , also it depends on your pitch of roof

6 months6 monthsTim65Tim65 posted:
Eden Brae Homes Quality isses

No photos attached ??

6 months6 monthsTim65Tim65 posted:
Metricon - Chelsea 37

Congratulations
We have just had frame and roof done of our Chelsea 37

6 months6 monthsTim65Tim65 posted:
Surface Drainage Defect / Construction Lawyer

I would be checking that the builder or land owner has officially put an easement so that wall is legally there , what’s to stop another person who buys…

6 months6 monthsTim65Tim65 posted:
Surface Drainage Defect / Construction Lawyer

Any update on how it’s turned out ?

6 months6 monthsTim65Tim65 posted:
Storm water

The builders in house design team I suppose , I don’t know 100%

Their estimating department stuffed up on the levels saying we need an extra 5k worth of…

6 months6 monthsTim65Tim65 posted:
Storm water

Just checked on the storm water plan as stamped by local council and it shows the 2 lines from both sides of the house into tank and a single pipe…

6 months6 monthsTim65Tim65 posted:
Storm water

Will keep you posted , thanks for your help

6 months6 monthsTim65Tim65 posted:
Storm water

Yes all 12 into tank !
Will be speaking with certifier , our SS is a waste of time hasn’t any idea in the NCC / BCA, just one thing…

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