House not built to NATHERS 6 Star Energy Rating.
I have a lot of pictures but we are looking to take things further and I will post some soon. We have a 45mm incline in to one room, alfresco appears to have a bore pier…
Do I fill this gap in? Or is it a required for breathing?
So I just purchased this old 60s villa ground floor apartment and about 6 months into owning it a bunch of cracks have appeared. The previous owners probably did a pretty…
Neighbour placed electricity cables under my driveway - no e
For what it's worth, electrical lead-ins are generally buried at least 600mm deep. A 6ft fence won't need to go deeper than that for posts - although your fencer might dig…
Query regarding the plans - who owns the plan and design
While it's true that the drawings belong to the builder it doesn't necessarily include copyright. Do you have prior art where you sketched or drew what you wanted and…
Slab heave/ slab design/ engineering questions.....
Thank you for the detailed response Harts. Thus far I have had a building inspection and report, a full CCTV inspection of the plumbing (some of it is not code…
Composite decking getting too hot in direct sun?
My experience the composite decking gets just as hot as a well oiled decking with timber and pretty much the same with concretes. If you are doing around your pool in full…
Minor Changes to Driveway size before Occupation Certificate
Thanks structuralBIMGuy Appreciate the input. Incidently my concreter just called up a min ago and mentioned the same thing. Mentioned he will draw up the formwork…
Found out where water has washed away my slab - can I fill?
Unfortunately, there is nothing you can by at the hardware shop that will fix your problem You will need to dig up and replace the pipes or reline either way it is…
looking for advice A question about missing stormwater pipes
The building was built in 2016 (so still under warranty) I purcharsed it from previous owner in 2019…
Who is responsible for pooling around a house?
Think of the water as lazy because it always goes downhill. At the moment it stops at the lowest point it can get to and pools where you don't want it. You need to have…
How to surface a wall that experiences movement?
I have an old 60's clinker brown brick flat which has some pretty significant cracks. I got a few engineers and although the foundations are probably a bit shaky, the…
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