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Joined 23 March 2011
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7 years7 yearsumehomesumehomes posted:
Crack found at cornice and floor tiles

Just moved in our new property which completed 3 months ago and found there is crack/gap between the cornice and gyprock, as well as gap/crack between floor tiles and wall.…

7 years7 yearsumehomesumehomes posted:
Anything can install on Canopy chimney to block out flies???

Hi everyone, got a problem with the canopy ventilation. Below is the picture of my canopy just installed two months ago in the new house, is the gap in the…

Anything can install on Canopy chimney to block out flies???
8 years8 yearsumehomesumehomes posted:
Landscape and drainage problem - new finished house

Hello H ::wornout:: omeone friends
Just hand over my home and we plan to move in prior to Christmas. Thanks for the recent raining days and…

8 years8 yearsumehomesumehomes posted:
Landscape with slope block, your advise much appreciate!!!

Got a quotation as below:
. pave path from footpath to front step with Bink pavers, 1.5 metres wide
. place stones/gravel down side of house from front corner of house to…

8 years8 yearsumehomesumehomes posted:
Landscape with slope block, your advise much appreciate!!!

Thanks rojak1, that is very useful information to know. My block is slope from west to east side which means the block on the west side of fence higher than…

8 years8 yearsumehomesumehomes posted:
Landscape with slope block, your advise much appreciate!!!

I found that paving rate around $40/sqm. Due to a tight budget, I will pave the majority of abckyard and leave the rest for mulch and choose some planting which…

8 years8 yearsumehomesumehomes posted:
Landscape with slope block, your advise much appreciate!!!

Thanks chrisandkate, the allowance can be used any way up to me. As mentioned, I would like pavers on the alfresco side (from end of alfresco to backline of house)…

8 years8 yearsumehomesumehomes posted:
Landscape with slope block, your advise much appreciate!!!

any advice please. Thanks heaps

8 years8 yearsumehomesumehomes posted:
Landscape with slope block, your advise much appreciate!!!

Hi everyone
I am building my new house and now is close to completion. Everything so far went fine until I suddenly realise that I got landscape to do after…

8 years8 yearsumehomesumehomes posted:
Electric cable standard - 2.5 mm2 twin & earth cable enough?

thanks cherub, so which means builder need to use 4mm electric cable for majority of kitchen applicance, right?
What about ducted heating and cooling system? Is it work on 2.5mm electric…

8 years8 yearsumehomesumehomes posted:
Electric cable standard - 2.5 mm2 twin & earth cable enough?

Hi all
Building a house at the moment and just finished electrical wiring. When I inspected the house on last weekend, I noticed the electric cables for lighting and powerpoints are…

8 years8 yearsumehomesumehomes posted:
Concerns after frame and brickwork inspection

Hi kel, yes those pipes in picture 4 are at the alfresco area and alfresco will be covered by concrete which upto the windows lower level. I am just wondering…

8 years8 yearsumehomesumehomes posted:
Issues after frame and brickwork inspection

Just want to get some more attention, hope can get some more ideas.
Thanks

8 years8 yearsumehomesumehomes posted:
Issues after frame and brickwork inspection

Just finish the frame and brickwork inspection and found some issues:
1. Storm water pipe close to hot water system
I am using a Rinnai instant hot water system and from the…

8 years8 yearsumehomesumehomes posted:
Concerns after frame and brickwork inspection

Just finish the frame and brickwork inspection and found some issues:
1. Storm water pipe close to hot water system
I am using a Rinnai instant hot water system and from the…

8 years8 yearsumehomesumehomes posted:
Framing stage concerns, advice please

thanks a lot btherl and irkj, I really learnt a lot from building my first house.
If you do not mind, I got one more concern regards to the noggins of…

8 years8 yearsumehomesumehomes posted:
Framing stage concerns, advice please

Hi btherl, how do you identify an expansion joints for the slab from my pictures?
Anyone else know about this?
And I noticed you mentioned the lowest course of bricks…

8 years8 yearsumehomesumehomes posted:
Framing stage concerns, advice please

Hi Guys
We are building our first home and have completed the slab and part framing as photo below, roof truss half 1/3 way through progress and some brick work has…

8 years8 yearsumehomesumehomes posted:
Framing stage concerns, anyone can help me?

hi everyone, anymore thoughts? thanks heaps

8 years8 yearsumehomesumehomes posted:
Framing stage concerns, anyone can help me?

I will ask the builder to re focus on the roof truss next week and hope they can finish it soon. Before tiles on, I would like to have framing…

8 years8 yearsumehomesumehomes posted:
Framing noggins issue, is it normal?

Thanks eyspy, I am wondering will extra pine bracing fix this issue? Or is it any other way the builder can fix this problem?
Thanks again

8 years8 yearsumehomesumehomes posted:
Framing noggins issue, is it normal?

I have to start a new topic for this building issue, my hubby and I are building our first home and now partly framing has done but we have identified…

8 years8 yearsumehomesumehomes posted:
Framing stage concerns, anyone can help me?

Sorry just manage to post my pictures on and please share your thought about my concerns, thanks very much!

8 years8 yearsumehomesumehomes posted:
Framing stage concerns, anyone can help me?

Hi Guys
We are building our first home and have completed the slab and part framing as photo below, roof truss half 1/3 way through progress and some brick work…

8 years8 yearsumehomesumehomes posted:
Good licensed certifier in Canberra-Framing stage inspection

Thanks very much whatever563, property-work people are on leave at the moment and will return on 05/08/2011. However, I need to conduct the inspection next week some time otherwise it…

8 years8 yearsumehomesumehomes posted:
Good licensed certifier in Canberra-Framing stage inspection

I am building my first home in Ford Canberra ACT and want to hire a private inspector to check the quality of builder's work at the following stage:
frame
pre-plaster
final
I hope the…

8 years8 yearsumehomesumehomes posted:
Good licensed certifier in Canberra-Framing stage inspection

I am building my first home in Ford Canberra ACT and want to hire a private inspector to check the quality of builder's work at the following stage:
frame
pre-plaster
final
I hope the…

8 years8 yearsumehomesumehomes posted:
Good licensed certifier in Canberra-Framing stage inspection

I am building my first home in Ford Canberra ACT and want to hire a private inspector to check the quality of builder's work at the following stage:
frame
pre-plaster
final
I hope the…

8 years8 yearsumehomesumehomes posted:
Recommend good private inspector in Canberra ACT

Try one more time, anyone know good licensed certifier for private inspection for the framing stage in Canberra ACT?

8 years8 yearsumehomesumehomes posted:
Recommend good private inspector in Canberra ACT

anyone knows? Pretty urgent request please share your information.
Thanks heaps

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