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9 months9 monthsTim65Tim65 posted:
Pivot Doors - your experiance?

Doesn’t say which , it came as a prehung in frame from suppliers

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9 months9 monthsTim65Tim65 posted:
Pivot Doors - your experiance?

You can adjust the closing speed in the head of door via grub screw

9 months9 monthsTim65Tim65 posted:
Metricon Liberty 42 vs Carlisle Homes Granada Retreat 45

I negotiated out of court settlement

9 months9 monthsTim65Tim65 posted:
Metricon Liberty 42 vs Carlisle Homes Granada Retreat 45

After the nightmare build we had with Metricon I would not recommend them .Better builders out there

2 years2 yearsTim65Tim65 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…

2 years2 yearsTim65Tim65 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 ?

2 years2 yearsTim65Tim65 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…

2 years2 yearsTim65Tim65 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…

2 years2 yearsTim65Tim65 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…

2 years2 yearsTim65Tim65 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…

2 years2 yearsTim65Tim65 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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3 years3 yearsTim65Tim65 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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3 years3 yearsTim65Tim65 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…

3 years3 yearsTim65Tim65 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…

3 years3 yearsTim65Tim65 posted:
New roof tiles acceptable install?

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

3 years3 yearsTim65Tim65 posted:
Storm water

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

3 years3 yearsTim65Tim65 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…

3 years3 yearsTim65Tim65 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
3 years3 yearsTim65Tim65 posted:
Electrics and water pipes

Thanks H2O
Will check it out

3 years3 yearsTim65Tim65 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
3 years3 yearsTim65Tim65 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 ,…

3 years3 yearsTim65Tim65 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…

3 years3 yearsTim65Tim65 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…

3 years3 yearsTim65Tim65 posted:
The parties have reached a mutual understanding in resolutio

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

3 years3 yearsTim65Tim65 posted:
The parties have reached a mutual understanding in resolutio

What qualifications do you have ?

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