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Joined 23 January 2014
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7 d7 dwood bangwood bang posted:
Independent building inspector

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

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Signed building contract and paid deposit, can we cancel?

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

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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…

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One week away from handing over

Handing this over to our clients in a week.

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Falling Standards

This is the stuff I deal with on a weekly base

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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…

1 year1 yearwood bangwood bang posted:
Buildin Inspector in Adelaide

The guys on here are mainly from Sydney and Melbourne

1 year1 yearwood bangwood bang posted:
Buildin Inspector in Adelaide

Jims Building Inspection

1 year1 yearwood 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…

1 year1 yearwood 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

1 year1 yearwood 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

1 year1 yearwood bangwood bang posted:
Coral Homes Noosa 26 - Cameron Park

What happened with the floor waste?

1 year1 yearwood bangwood bang posted:
Fixed site costs - knock down rebuild

That is because there are so much unknowns

1 year1 yearwood bangwood bang posted:
Installing ceiling before roof covering?

I guess you are getting new ceiling

1 year1 yearwood 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

1 year1 yearwood bangwood bang posted:
do i need architectural plans?

Prepared to get hammered with variations of you don't get architectural plans

1 year1 yearwood bangwood bang posted:
Flashing, always cut them in

Lots of builders are using pressure seal, they will always fail in a couple of years.
Inspired a new house today and flashing is already coming apart.
And here is another photo…

1 year1 yearwood bangwood bang posted:
Weep holes chunked with mortar

WTF they didn't even bother to wash it out at all
I get my brick layer to wash it out at the end of each day

1 year1 yearwood bangwood bang posted:
Is this sliding door going to leak again? (6 Photos)

Have you done moisture reading down the walls?

1 year1 yearwood bangwood bang posted:
Is this sliding door going to leak again? (6 Photos)

You got any weep holes?

1 year1 yearwood bangwood bang posted:
Expert Evidence

The legal fees will cost more to fight a case under $30,000

1 year1 yearwood bangwood bang posted:
Construction inspectors recommendations? Slab issues? Sydney

Step down in wet areas all done right?

1 year1 yearwood bangwood bang posted:
Construction inspectors recommendations? Slab issues? Sydney

That should be okay, make sure steel cover is sufficient and no honey comb through out the slab

1 year1 yearwood bangwood bang posted:
Architect vs builder vs engineer

Architect gets paid for their work
Engineer gets paid for their work
You get paid for your work
Why should a builder not get paid for their advice on cost?

1 year1 yearwood bangwood bang posted:
Architect vs builder vs engineer

Architect gets paid for their work
Engineer gets paid for their work
You get paid for your work
Why should a builder not get paid for their advice on cost?

1 year1 yearwood bangwood bang posted:
Architect vs builder vs engineer

Architect gets paid for their work
Engineer gets paid for their work
You get paid for your work
Why should a builder not get paid for their advice on cost?

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Hi, I am a builder, building inspector, expert witness, quantity surveyor and draftsman.
Ask me anything, happy to help

RepresentingJims Building Inspections North Sydney
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