Another defective house story
Insurer sends out an engineer who falsified his report. Insurer claims, builder not liable for the structural damage to my home and grossly defective slab.…
May 27, 2019 6:25 am
Digging under house slab
Hey Al, thanks for your reply! Do you know if this applies where there are no footings eg slab with timber frame attached ontop clad in colourbond? The only footings we…
May 27, 2019 2:23 am
Oakworth Homes with its office at Springfarm is building a house on Lot 4269, Macarthur Heights and during their build they are illegally using my land (private property)…
Minimum requirements to build?
I'm anoyed at how much it costs to build or buy in or around existing towns and am trying to model a lower cost option for…
Outstanding Final Inspection
If the council have signed off on the pool isn’t all that is required for sale? Do you have a copy of their sign off?
May 24, 2019 8:01 pm
Basically I meant get landscaping & fencing done together. Particularly between Fencing and Paving - get fencing done first as it requires soil to be dug up. Once fencing…
The cut out is the same size (roughly) for undermount or drop in.
Personally I think undermount looks good with just bowls and no drainer, it looks clean and minimal
May 20, 2019 11:51 am
May 19, 2019 11:48 pm
Mega Homes Disappeared
Mega homes was sold to Vlado's son in law and Jonathan Wang, Jonathan Wang apparently pilfered around $6 million from the company,that is where the problem started.
Builders Warranty Victoria
You can only claim on Builders Warranty insurance if the builder dies, goes bankrupt or disappears.
I would question why he is offering you $18k, sounds like he is aware…
May 17, 2019 9:17 pm
Tile Package or Self Source
We are considering building with Dale Alcock in Perth and wondering what the general consensus is on floor tiling. Is it better to go with them and or source the…
Creation Homes reviews
Hi there, any experience with home builder Creation Homes? I really appreciate your comments
building contract - cooling off
I am in a situation where I have signed the HIA building contract ( on 6th may ) with a builder and have submitted it back to the builder for him to sign it.
Great stuff - one of the best slabs going around - did it cost much more than a waffle slab?
Overwhelmed about new/old house.
Yes that's fair enough. I dont think there's much wrong electrical because all the lights work fine but well see how it is when we actually move in. I posted a link…
Is this an Asbestos fibro?
Testing is always required to determine containing materials. SOME forms of asbestos are visibly fibrous while others appear so only under a microscope. Tran site is a…
May 09, 2019 12:06 pm
Cedar woods Fencing
I am moving into my new home in Williams landing and the estate Cedar woods are doing the fencing. I am about to submit the Notice to occupy document, but the…
If it looks like the above 2 dwellings it is slab heave/subsidence
Eave purlins for portal frame garage/shed
Yeah I've been checking the specs on roof sheeting to make sure I go with something that's good for 2 or 3 degrees. Need to work out water carrying capacity at those…
This is monument with surfmist
Help with privacy screen alfresco area
Fence top or that last one looks good. Maybe offer to pay to get neighbour onside.
I'm not in favour of bamboo or bushes - just makes work for you in the future.
New front door - mould growth
I think the manufacturer should be responsible for this. We are also a distributor, but all are warranted. These errors, we all handle for customers, if it's serious, we…
Handover with defects.
If you already have a lawyer ask them to draft it. They'll charge you to proof read so might as well get it done right the first time
May 03, 2019 9:28 am
Sorry to hear that no matter who is responsible for this.So when you choose your elevator/lift products,you have to consider the one who manufacture it if is worthy to…