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Tim65

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1 h1 hTim65Tim65 posted:
Electrics and water pipes

Thanks H2O
Will check it out

3 h3 hTim65Tim65 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
9 d9 dTim65Tim65 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 ,…

9 d9 dTim65Tim65 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…

9 d9 dTim65Tim65 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…

10 d10 dTim65Tim65 posted:
Builder demands $201,118 for non compliant defective work

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

10 d10 dTim65Tim65 posted:
Builder demands $201,118 for non compliant defective work

What qualifications do you have ?

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29 d29 dTim65Tim65 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 month1 monthTim65Tim65 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,…

2 months2 monthsTim65Tim65 posted:
Builder demands $201,118 for non compliant defective work

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…

2 months2 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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2 months2 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 ,…

2 months2 monthsTim65Tim65 posted:
Builder demands $201,118 for non compliant defective work

How are you getting on any updates ?

3 months3 monthsTim65Tim65 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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3 months3 monthsTim65Tim65 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…

3 months3 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.

3 months3 monthsTim65Tim65 posted:
Building with Metricon

Is that ss still working for them ?

3 months3 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…

3 months3 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 !

3 months3 monthsTim65Tim65 posted:
Building with Metricon

Do you know what kind of damages they got?

3 months3 monthsTim65Tim65 posted:
Building with Metricon

Very interesting read thanks for posting

3 months3 monthsTim65Tim65 posted:
Building with Metricon

Where abouts have you built

3 months3 monthsTim65Tim65 posted:
Storm water

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

3 months3 monthsTim65Tim65 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…

3 months3 monthsTim65Tim65 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…

4 months4 monthsTim65Tim65 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…

4 months4 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…

4 months4 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…

4 months4 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…

4 months4 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…

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