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12 d12 dTim65Tim65 posted:
My double glazed windows fro China

Windows here in Oz are off the scale cost wise compared to uk , although you are not comparing apples with apples as 90% of windows in uk are Upvc…

12 d12 dTim65Tim65 posted:
Is this normal construction for ribbed metal roof?

Hi psdillon
You will need to get better photos/images and supporting evidence also include
1.Copy of the plans and structural details ie check that…

14 d14 dTim65Tim65 posted:
New roof tiles acceptable install?

Yes you are correct, not sure what the tolerance is in this regard , whenever I do a roof always check for it being flat , with trusses you do…

15 d15 dTim65Tim65 posted:
New roof tiles acceptable install?

Looks to me they didn’t use string line to position trusses hence the wavy roof line

5 months5 monthsTim65Tim65 posted:
Storm water

Hi
I am fitting the flush valve to the infeed to tank

5 months5 monthsTim65Tim65 posted:
Storm water

Hi H2O
It’s basically a charge system for the out let pipe , no flush valves fitted , I am sorting that out myself ( my own plumber )
How…

5 months5 monthsTim65Tim65 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…

Storm water
6 months6 monthsTim65Tim65 posted:
Electrics and water pipes

Thanks H2O
Will check it out

6 months6 monthsTim65Tim65 posted:
Electrics and water pipes

Just wondering any electricians on here can tell me about regs regarding water pipes and cables as in photo

Electrics and water pipes
6 months6 monthsTim65Tim65 posted:
Tips on building & private inspectors

As the land owner you have the right of access to your land under consumer law , they can only prevent you from entering if they had a lease ,…

6 months6 monthsTim65Tim65 posted:
Name your top 3 house plan | Single Storey

Until you have completed all selections at Studio M you don’t know what the final cost would be
if not signed up I would chose another builder after experience we…

6 months6 monthsTim65Tim65 posted:
Name your top 3 house plan | Single Storey

Just coming to end of build ( Chelsea 37) in nsw been a total nightmare , it pains me to say but can’t recommend them although the the actual layout…

6 months6 monthsTim65Tim65 posted:
The parties have reached a mutual understanding in resolutio

More protection buying a $2 burger from McDonald’s than building a house

6 months6 monthsTim65Tim65 posted:
The parties have reached a mutual understanding in resolutio

What qualifications do you have ?

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7 months7 monthsTim65Tim65 posted:
Another defective house story

If he turns up with that evidence he’s going to make himself look a real fool
Won’t be the first engineer I have come across to get it totally wrong…

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7 months7 monthsTim65Tim65 posted:
Another defective house story

Insurer sends out an engineer who falsified his report. Insurer claims, builder not liable for the structural damage to my home and grossly defective slab.
Regarding the engineers false report,…

8 months8 monthsTim65Tim65 posted:
The parties have reached a mutual understanding in resolutio

It all looks at desperation from the builder to me , they must be pretty stupid if they wish to pursue a claim , it really makes you wonder how…

8 months8 monthsTim65Tim65 posted:
Another defective house story

I have had major concerns regarding the standing water and its been a constant battle with them ,I had meetings with senior construction manager and he had no idea of…

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8 months8 monthsTim65Tim65 posted:
Another defective house story

I had similar experience was told “we don’t do temp down pipes “
I asked him to read up on H1 classification sites but also provided the link in email ,…

8 months8 monthsTim65Tim65 posted:
The parties have reached a mutual understanding in resolutio

How are you getting on any updates ?

8 months8 monthsTim65Tim65 posted:
The parties have reached a mutual understanding in resolutio

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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9 months9 monthsTim65Tim65 posted:
The parties have reached a mutual understanding in resolutio

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…

9 months9 monthsTim65Tim65 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.

9 months9 monthsTim65Tim65 posted:
Building with Metricon

Is that ss still working for them ?

9 months9 monthsTim65Tim65 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…

9 months9 monthsTim65Tim65 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 !

9 months9 monthsTim65Tim65 posted:
Building with Metricon

Do you know what kind of damages they got?

9 months9 monthsTim65Tim65 posted:
Building with Metricon

Very interesting read thanks for posting

9 months9 monthsTim65Tim65 posted:
Building with Metricon

Where abouts have you built

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