Difference between building surveyor/building inspector
I agree with StructralBIMGuy, you shouldn't have hired a surveyor recommended by the builder. The reason why the legislation was changed to allow the buyer to appoint…
Building a narrow house on a wide land advantages.
Agree with Beetaloo. Ideally you should build a rectangular house, along the E-W axis, so the longer sides have north & south. Locate your living areas to the north, so…
Surely this can't be to brickwork standards?
Hey there, I am just after some advice, we have had a meeting today with our SS and a inspector after saying we are not happy with our brickwork, mainly the window sills,…
Gyprock (Drywall) VS White set (Plaster)
I suppose if there were painters on this forum they would start complaining about how they're constantly fixing up wet plasterers faulty work. I agree a lot of people are…
what would be the best & cheapest material to build a indoor
*** SORRY *** ABOVE POST WAS MEANT TO SAY : "build an indoor slide" ON THE END OF THE ABOVE TOPIC SENTENCE.
2 Bedroom Downstairs Floor Plan (Two Story Home) ?
Hi Team, Land Size 600Sqm (20m Frontage X 30m Length) Location - Oxley (Brisbane) I am after floor plan which has 2 Bedroom Downstairs. (1 Master bedroom + 1 Standard…
Bricks (no cladding) top floor - double story
Optimising the floor space is always a good idea, as beams and slabs extend to the walls below the problem is generally upper floor setbacks...again you need to put photos…
Builder has increased our fixed price contract.
@clanwatson Good to hear What you don't want is to pay extra and eventually get overpriced rubbish and then find out a year later your house is worth 20% less in a…
Land Jargon - what do these terms on the plans mean?
Thanks for your explanation. So at the front if the FS19.95 and FR20.31, is the FS the footpath height of 19.95 and the height of the land at the top of the driveway 20.31…
Home owners Checklist for Builders inclusions and Upgrades
How about the most important one, Checking quality of work via other customers, not via display home which is next to useless. Also what's under the walls. Sent from…
Homebuyers Ultimate Bayview in Brabham - newbie needing colo
Hi everyone Uh oh ... yep it's another post about render colours 😩🙄🤔 At the risk of boring everyone to tears, after relentlessly pouring over this forum for a…
Builders with fair building contract - do they exist?
Good building consultants usually do pre contract reviews and they know more about this subject matter and what to look for than solicitors do. A lot of the 'arithmetic'…
Progress pictures but what I don't understand...
@spooky8080 Upgrading the materials for durability is one thing, installing, placing & fixing as per the Codes & Standards is yet another No-one remembers what was done…
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