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Joined 23 January 2014
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2 months2 monthswood bangwood bang posted:
Look for quality Building Consultants

Some of the so called experts that I came up against over the years in court are just guns for hire, they will right anything as a defect or not…

5 months5 monthswood bangwood bang posted:
Structural Plans information please

15MPa seems pretty weak for piers
Usually 32MPa

5 months5 monthswood bangwood bang posted:
Roof flashing not built into brickwork???

Lol no, what’s the difference from this and before except for a piece of metal cover?

5 months5 monthswood bangwood bang posted:
Floor sound proofing

Tile on existing floor wouldn’t comply, you need to add in sound insulation such as regupol

5 months5 monthswood bangwood bang posted:
Floor sound proofing

No it wouldn’t you need sound proofing, try regupol

5 months5 monthswood bangwood bang posted:
Independent inspector - recommendations in northern NSW?

Rob Graham
Jim’s Building Inspections – Byron and North Coast
0429-113633
byron@jimsbuildinginspections.com.au

5 months5 monthswood bangwood bang posted:
Independent inspector - recommendations in northern NSW?

Rob Graham
Jim’s Building Inspections – Byron and North Coast
0429-113633
byron@jimsbuildinginspections.com.au

5 months5 monthswood bangwood bang posted:
Roof flashing not built into brickwork???

This isn’t compliant to the manufactures requirements, this is how it is meant to be installed
http://wakaflex.com.au/installation.html

5 months5 monthswood bangwood bang posted:
Checking Suspended Floor Deflections With Bosch Laser Tool

‘At least’ some are still using strings

5 months5 monthswood bangwood bang posted:
Checking Suspended Floor Deflections With Bosch Laser Tool

Nice, that is a good idea

5 months5 monthswood bangwood bang posted:
Is this ColorBond roofing work acceptable?

Lol saving the photos as a what not to do

1 year1 yearwood bangwood bang posted:
Building Surveyor/inspector NCC/BCA

This is why there are so many bad builders

2 years2 yearswood bangwood bang posted:
Independent building inspector

Milan, I think you are confused between building certifiers and building inspectors.

2 years2 yearswood bangwood bang posted:
Signed building contract and paid deposit, can we cancel?

Is there a starting date in your contract? They could be in breach of contract

2 years2 yearswood bangwood bang posted:
building inspection report

1. No, unless they are a genuine building defect in accordance with Australian Standards or breach of contract conditions
2. Yes that is reasonable
3. Have you passed the framing stages? If…

2 years2 yearswood bangwood bang posted:
One week away from handing over

Handing this over to our clients in a week.

One week away from handing over
3 years3 yearswood bangwood bang posted:
Falling Standards

This is the stuff I deal with on a weekly base

3 years3 yearswood bangwood bang posted:
Falling Standards

I often give up on certain defects as it's the clients choice to pick the cheapest builder and turn a blind eye to it.
I went and did a defects inspection…

3 years3 yearswood bangwood bang posted:
Buildin Inspector in Adelaide

The guys on here are mainly from Sydney and Melbourne

3 years3 yearswood bangwood bang posted:
Buildin Inspector in Adelaide

Jims Building Inspection

3 years3 yearswood bangwood bang posted:
ALTERNATIVE SOLUTIONS!!!

I been MIA on this forum for a while, interesting topic guys.
My experience in alternative solutions is mainly with multi residential where we can't achieve NCC requirements due to certain…

3 years3 yearswood bangwood bang posted:
New Home Cost

If you want an architect designed house and not just your project home it should be around $3000 per sqm

3 years3 yearswood bangwood bang posted:
Coral Homes Noosa 26 - Cameron Park

Oh the cheap ones, for the square insert you need to cut into the screed by about 25mm

3 years3 yearswood bangwood bang posted:
Coral Homes Noosa 26 - Cameron Park

What happened with the floor waste?

4 years4 yearswood bangwood bang posted:
Fixed site costs - knock down rebuild

That is because there are so much unknowns

4 years4 yearswood bangwood bang posted:
Installing ceiling before roof covering?

I guess you are getting new ceiling

4 years4 yearswood bangwood bang posted:
VMIA- Compulsory House insurance

This insurance should be extended to all building and not just residential building.
Multi residential building above 3 storey doesn't get covered

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Hi, I am a builder, building inspector, expert witness, quantity surveyor and draftsman.
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RepresentingJims Building Inspections North Sydney

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