MatchlockQuestions regarding building quality of new home
Hey Mike, thank you so much for your reply, appreciate this! And yeah the house is just built, in fact the occupation certificate for the building and granny flat has…
MauromarioSlab heave is alive and well, watch out.
How true you are this is my biggest concern, it has costed us a small fortune with out going into numbers and still going and not even close to vcat yet, so who do you…
Gloria55Considering colour choices for outdoor living areas.
I see some folks getting great advice on colour schemes for their new home builds, however I just want to point out that it could be helpful to also consider any future…
Clause in contract about independent inspections
If you builder is asking for 2 weeks to rectify after inspection reports Are they ok with you delaying stage payments for these 2 weeks? Will they respond in writing to…
rancho6625Flexible Traffic & Highway Sound Barriers for Wall Acoustica
Flexible Railway & Highway Noise Barrier Wall/Acoustic…
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…
HillsbuildsSewer main line at the end of the lot(backyard)
Definitely stick to the north to rear block! It’s more energy efficient. We have an easement running along our back fence as well. Can’t build anything on it ,…
StructuralBIMGuyCivil/Structural Engineeering Design and Project Management
@Sameer Ramgoolam Check out There is a lot out there
arodcSplashed Intergrain Reviva on painted surface - what next?
I recently washed my decks down using Intergrain Reviva. I accidentally splashed some of the Intergrain Reviva on painted surfaces – the surface painted in a lighter…
ddarrochWhich side of block will receive more sunlight
Yep, as others have stated, Block B is the best, as it's north to rear. Block A, north to front, is the worst orientation you can have. This is because a large double…
GaudiScratched powder coated windows and chipped tiles.
The scratches on frames are easy touch ups. Mine were scratched worse than this. The swollen window sill makes me wonder what’s going on underneath
IamSAMSarking - to sark or not to sark?
For example.... https://www.bradfordinsulation.com.au/h ... -roof-type
kirashogunBuilding new house - Provence or Traditional
Provence looks expensive especially since it’s a flat roof system. Flat roof is also more likely to cause you problems in the long run. However it does look better. Is…
CC7Help with this "random" pipe cut into side of slab and frame
oh that's an annoying spot since it will be carpeted. It must be hard for them sometimes, where we know the plans left, right, upside, underneath haha. Mistakes can…
rakeshnirzari1Thinking to buy house and land package at Horizon Marsden Pa
Hello Guys, I am new to this forum. I am thinking to buy a house and land package in Precinct 3. I just want to find out if this particular estate is flood prone. I have…
happyadventurerShare your experience with Building Surveyors
Hi All, I am planning to start my own Building Surveying practice one day. I would love to hear your experience with building surveying industry and on how the industry…
FoyouShould the builder fill and level up the ditch they dug?
Thanks, they said that’s landscaping. In my opinion, they dug it, they should fix it. Anyway, I can’t get them to repair it.
hopeyeuHello everyone, I need to cut some Bottom Boards and Lids.
Hello everyone I have looked into the sizes of Hard Board that they sell in Bunnings. Please could somebody tell me how to work out the best size to purchase with the…
KatDSBuilding with Wisdom Homes - upgrade on Kitchen ans Tiles
Hey,, I see. Thank you for the heads up.