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Tim65

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1 month1 monthTim65Tim65 posted:
Eden Brae Homes Quality isses

No photos attached ??

1 month1 monthTim65Tim65 posted:
Metricon - Chelsea 37

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

1 month1 monthTim65Tim65 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…

1 month1 monthTim65Tim65 posted:
Surface Drainage Defect / Construction Lawyer

Any update on how it’s turned out ?

1 month1 monthTim65Tim65 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…

1 month1 monthTim65Tim65 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…

1 month1 monthTim65Tim65 posted:
Storm water

Will keep you posted , thanks for your help

1 month1 monthTim65Tim65 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…

1 month1 monthTim65Tim65 posted:
Storm water

Just looked at my photos There are 2 pipes into tank and 1 outlet

Storm water
1 month1 monthTim65Tim65 posted:
Storm water

That’s great info thanks

1 month1 monthTim65Tim65 posted:
Storm water

Thanks that would be great

1 month1 monthTim65Tim65 posted:
Storm water

We have another set the other side of the tank base picking up down pipes from other side of house
425sqM of roof with 12 down pipes ( 90mm )

It’s…

1 month1 monthTim65Tim65 posted:
Storm water

We have another set the other side of the tank base picking up down pipes from other side of house
425sqM of roof with 12 down pipes ( 90mm )

It’s…

1 month1 monthTim65Tim65 posted:
Storm water

Yes all in made up ground , no compaction.
will be interesting to see if they use a flexible connector to allow for movment

1 month1 monthTim65Tim65 posted:
Storm water

This is on my list next time we see ss
H1 soil , pipes laid in uncompacted fill

Storm water
2 months2 monthsTim65Tim65 posted:
Zero Boundary - Drainage

I would be concerned about the life span of a timber retaining wall , particularly in this situation

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2 months2 monthsTim65Tim65 posted:
Storm water

Just my English heritage calling it glue !
Thanks You appreciate your time in replying

2 months2 monthsTim65Tim65 posted:
Storm water

Just wondering about the type of glue that should be used on the plumbing fittings with a charged system storm water to the rain Tank , pressurised or non…

2 months2 monthsTim65Tim65 posted:
Waterproof air-conditioning slab

I suppose they will say they are protected from weather as mostly covered over , techincally it’s not correct

2 months2 monthsTim65Tim65 posted:
Waterproof air-conditioning slab

The drive way is not directly connected to the house slab it’s poured independently with expansion joint between , if the dpm is not brought up the face of the…

2 months2 monthsTim65Tim65 posted:
Waterproof air-conditioning slab

Your driveway slab is not connected to the house slab , if done correctly the dpm is extended through and then brought up the face of the slab and cut…

2 months2 monthsTim65Tim65 posted:
Waterproof air-conditioning slab

If you look at the photo you will see it’s connected to main slab so moisture and damp can penetrate up into main slab as there is no break or…

2 months2 monthsTim65Tim65 posted:
Waterproof air-conditioning slab

It looks a lot better than my situation at least you have a step down to your AC plinth
You can get some clear sealer from bunnings to maybe spray…

2 months2 monthsTim65Tim65 posted:
Waterproof air-conditioning slab

Have you a photo of the AC slab

2 months2 monthsTim65Tim65 posted:
Waterproof air-conditioning slab

The slab still needs to comply with the BCA
And it’s the builder resposability to comply with it

2 months2 monthsTim65Tim65 posted:
Metricon Variation Document sign-off problems.

To a degree this was our experience as well, we did have a great csc in the end and was on to things straight away , you just have to…

2 months2 monthsTim65Tim65 posted:
Surface Drainage Defect / Construction Lawyer

This is correct , but can’t be upto much as an engineer if he signs off on it
The builder has stuffed up and needs to accept responsibility , imho…

2 months2 monthsTim65Tim65 posted:
Bricklayers & wastage of bricks - what's acceptable?

It’s good practice to open up at least 3 packs and mix them up , you should never just use one pack at a time.

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