Does a standard HIA Building contract require legal advice ?
Absolutely get a pre contract inspection as hia is a heavily in favour of builders group, their purpose is to assist builders in every way they can,their contracts favour…
New Build Double storey (Energy efficient/passive design) -
Hi. Do you incur additional cost to flip the design you choose from the existing builder's design? Thanks
NSW CDC - First Floor Addition - Side Setback
Hmm, I'm not sure why the other pic didn't show??? Well, some councils are certainly more flexible than others. NBC is one of the better ones. Yes, you do have to come up…
Builder hit a domestic sewer pipe when erecting piers
Well, drainage lines get replaced and removed over the years not to mention new pipes being laid for new/old extensions etc. Plumbers don't always update the sewer…
Cracks in Cement between bricks. Reason for Concern?
Looks ok,just hairline cracking,keep.a eye on it just in case.
Traveling during lockdown VIC - moving in preparation
We're 50kms away so does not actually help🙄 We're not gathering to other homes so I might need to ring police or home building industry a ring tomorrow and hope I…
Builder issue - stairs and skirting - help please
And that image alexp79 looks like a 3D computer image to me. Always easy to make it look good on screen, not always easy or practical in the real world. Stewie
Builder won't allow private inspector before handover
I would engage the inspector now and ask them to sort this out. I would have a personal policy that I will not attend unless my representative is afforded free access.
Progressive build of retaining wall (photos journey)
Thought of sharing some photos of retaining walls as this is not a common build of first course . Welcome any comments and…
What product to use in fixing cracks in corner mortar
Thank you Stewie for explanation and input. Yeah, reckon it is some slight movement ...expected of a build from mid 90s. All fixed now with help of mortar mix.
Ownership of stormwater drain in nature strip
Yes, the 90mm storm water house drain. What if this pipe was damaged by trees in the nature strip that the council had planted many years ago? I'll probably just ring the…
Construction cost - apartment building for investment
Rough calculation: multiply total square meters area of your building (everything covered with roof) by $3000 (+GST).
Eden Kellyville - 5&6 Kendall Place
Hi Sandy We bought an opposite side lots one year ago.. The agent said that land will get registered this year oct to Dec 20. Still we are waiting but we got a call from…