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4 months4 monthsTim65Tim65 posted:
Storm water

I am going to draft an email over weekend to builder, Certifier and also fair trades making formal complaint and see what comes back
I have a feeling it’s going…

4 months4 monthsTim65Tim65 posted:
Storm water

Just reading link on tank
It states that
“ Overflow diameter should match inflow pipe diameter.”
So if 2 inflow pipes fitted there should be 2 overflow pipes ?

4 months4 monthsTim65Tim65 posted:
Storm water

Just doubled checked drawings and actual as built
We have 7 down pipes which connect to Wet system riser pipe covering the over flow pipe and 3 coming in via…

4 months4 monthsTim65Tim65 posted:
Storm water

Thanks for your reply H2o
1st photo
Top pipe is in Feed from down pipes 3No and lower is out let to Swale drain at front of house
2nd photo…

4 months4 monthsTim65Tim65 posted:
Storm water

Hi H2O
After the recent rain which the first initial rain fall filled the tank. Subsequent rain falls started to pour out through slots in front of gutters and all down…

4 months4 monthsTim65Tim65 posted:
Building with Metricon

We built with M , not the best experience being honest, I have many years experience in construction and I needed it to keep on top of them , I…

4 months4 monthsTim65Tim65 posted:
The Bl*me Game

Just jumping in here , builder with 40 years in the industry, the only option is a total knock down and rebuild , have they factored in out of pocket…

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6 months6 monthsTim65Tim65 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…

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6 months6 monthsTim65Tim65 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…

6 months6 monthsTim65Tim65 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…

6 months6 monthsTim65Tim65 posted:
New roof tiles acceptable install?

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

10 months10 monthsTim65Tim65 posted:
Storm water

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

10 months10 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…

10 months10 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
11 months11 monthsTim65Tim65 posted:
Electrics and water pipes

Thanks H2O
Will check it out

11 months11 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
12 months12 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 ,…

12 months12 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…

12 months12 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…

12 months12 monthsTim65Tim65 posted:
The parties have reached a mutual understanding in resolutio

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

12 months12 monthsTim65Tim65 posted:
The parties have reached a mutual understanding in resolutio

What qualifications do you have ?

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1 year1 yearTim65Tim65 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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1 year1 yearTim65Tim65 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,…

1 year1 yearTim65Tim65 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…

1 year1 yearTim65Tim65 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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1 year1 yearTim65Tim65 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 ,…

1 year1 yearTim65Tim65 posted:
The parties have reached a mutual understanding in resolutio

How are you getting on any updates ?

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