GaudiNew house: Pressure Limiting Valve installed on mains?
http://www.vba.vic.gov.au/__data/assets ... -Rates.pdf You likely have this already. If you don’t get a reply overnight, you can try calling the plumbing authority…
GaudiTimber for decks - to composite or not to composite
I’m so glad I dug up this to post a picture that has made me changed my mind about composite. Thanks saint mike. Haven’t laughed so much for a while about my deck…
StructuralBIMGuySlab heave is alive and well, watch out.
The truss Manufacturers Computations are worthless as your truss connection on site are non-compliant as per AS4440 Installation of nail plated Roof Trusses. An Engineer…
its.just.sharonStarting new build from scratch. Mernda Sloping land
Hi, the house will be east facing, with minimal windows on the north side. we have decided to use double glazing in commercial frames. Hoping the house will be extremely…
MauromarioHas anyone rectified slab heave successfully
THIS IS BTF 22 CSIRO PART 2 BELOW IS EVERYTHING THE PROBLEMS Site water problem identification It is essential to investigate the site and prepare it in…
StructuralBIMGuyCivil/Structural Engineeering Design and Project Management
@Sameer Ramgoolam Check out There is a lot out there
GaudiRecommendation of Construction Lawyer in Melbourne
Most lawyers provide an initial 30min consult for free. Then you can decide if you want to pursue formal legal action. Sometimes a letter from a lawyer is all that you…
gillybeanExternal render is not same as plan but builder denied it
In this case it is the side that has been rendered but not the front, but the result is the same - odd. I agree with jas0nt above, should’ve gotten the front…
rockyroadDream house in accolade rockbank Melbourne
Hi, Just bumped into your post and good to see that you have started something with Accolade in Rockbank. I have got a corner block in stage 4. With land titling in mid…
Saint MikeWhen would the warranty of heating system start counting?
Warranty is normally from date f purchase isn't it ? BUT - ACCC gives you certain rights above and beyond the "warranty". Which do work. If you have need of them do not…
Agent_009Scarborough Weatherboards vs James Hardie Scyon Linear
As per the topic title, we need to make a choice between these two. Which one should we go for and why?? Thanks!!!!!!!!!!
Saint MikeSound proof Sewer pipes in double storey homes
Yeah ! I'm not saying you don't do this or that it's not worth a long thought. My point is - you should also look at the position of the toilets. I'm not arguing…
Simondsbuild1Standing water in stormwater drain. Normal?
If the shower directly opposite the ORG is rarely used, is is normal that when that shower is ran, that a sewer smell comes up because water seal has dropped as water…
khalHEBEL help??? Pros and Cons, need to make a decision!!!
I believe that you moved into your home a few months ago. Hopefully, you and the family have been enjoying you home. In particular the Hebel Panels. I, therefore, wonder…
homesawDouble Strength Hog Bristle or Self-Destruct Gloss???
Hi, I’m going out of my mind trying to find out the colour of my doors and trims. Does anyone have a photo of 1.5 or 2 x Hog Bristle Gloss or Self-Destruct Gloss?…
ja2000Building Surveyors do not look at quality or for defects.
My house (NSW) was approved as a CDC by a mate who is a private certifier who has over 30 years experience, next door was also done and approved as a CDC and there are…
qebtelFencing - Neighbour doesn’t want to pay for fencing.
You are indeed entitled to do that. State fencing laws state each owner must contribute to the fence. The current use of the land (vacant, farmed , etc) is irrelevant…
novaquCSR or BORAL Terracotta Roof Tiles...NEED TO DECIDE!!!!
Hi, I am wanting to know from any home owners who have terracotta roof tiles in the marseille/french style in black. I really like the glossy look in black but want to…
shadowarriorAnyone building in Montego Hills (Kingsholme SE QLD)?
Hello, So the building bug has bit me again and am looking to build on an acreage in the new releases in Montego Hills (Kingshome, SE QLD). Was wondering if any one else…