Structural Engineer..Details, Photos,Help Needed, Q&A?
fyeahm welcome to the forum Some engineers have developed their own classifications, but they are similar to the codes the upgrade from A to S is substantial as the slab…
Cheap TEMPORARY alternative in lieu of garden path
thanks for the ideas saintmike & jhiace..........will see what…
How to connect drain hose of washing machine
Yikes! that is NOT a pipe to attach a washing machine too! It's a connection for a dishwasher. A washing machine drains a huge amount of water and requires a drain of at…
Complete survey on skip bins for chance to win $100 Giftcard
If you have recently hired a skip to dispose of your waste, or are planning to do so, complete a short survey and go in the draw to win a $100 Coles Myer voucher. Monash…
Adding bench outside kitchen bi-fold windows - Advice/ideas
No not yet.
Space needed... clearing double glazed windows, buy now save
New build evaluation shortfall. Officer. VIC
It's almost considered that 5% is pretty much almost no deposit, with some over priced add ons, you would essentially almost be borrowing more than the home is worth.
Variations invoice 8 months after completion
Agreed the majority are OK and we can thank strict regulations, national standards, Code compliance & engineers for that I accept people (ie builders, designers &…
Does anyone know of any 'Matt Risinger' equivalents in Austr
I'm really impressed with youtube channel. As a building certifier, this is the kind of builder that I would want to contract to build my own house... His video's are…
Eden Brae Home and Land Package - Horrible Experience
Hi Rajesh, It seems you have a valid reason to terminate building contract with Builder. Try to negotiate to terminate the contract otherwise seek some help with Fair…
Australia's turn for "Leaky Building Syndrome"?
Ah yes... every homeowner needs to read the ... You normally have to pay for it, but it appears this website has it available in pdf to be freely downloaded. Just to…
Prospects of being a builder in Australia
Hi calvinshum A bit late to this conversation, but better late than never. I've worked in Government as a building regulator and in building code development, in the…
Recommendations needed - Private certifier - Sydney
Hi evan_d, If no recommendations for a PC are forthcoming or even if you do get one... a piece of advice... if they are an employee they have to be covered by workers…
Buying land that requires building contract
Are there design covenants? I have no experience with this but conditions of sale from a vendor are rare unless buying direct from the developer. They can try to enforce…
Building a verandah on a corner block - Regulation issues
Hello all! I was searching the net in the hope of finding some one who has had a similar situation to myself and was lucky enough to come across this thread. I also live…
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