Cracked brick work at bay windows help please
looks like movement in the slab. For the age of the home, the slabs werent as good as they are now. The timber frames could be warping also, causing windows and doors to…
A complicated situation - no building contract, interest
I think JB1 is right and if the builder wants to get paid he has to prove his claim in VCAT but there are number of other issues: 1 Is there a building permit? 2 Who is…
Pay final stage or wait for issue fixed?
Hi hao I think Adam.M has given you most practical advice because you are under pressure to move in and because the defects are minor. However you should understand that…
Builder says 28c sliding doors more difficult to install?!?
We are with a project builder and there was no issue with making our windows and doors higher, they just charged us extra $$. Let them know you want it done and are…
After info on building & granny flats QLD
Where do you live? As others here have said, different councils have different regulations. To build a second dwelling you typically need to have a block of a minimum size…
standard dimensions for internal of wardrobes...
Hi chatterbox! I try to keep my hanging rails under a metre long, just so they don't sag. The best way of making sure you have enough width for hanging is to take your…
Porter Davis - Family Fun Day Sunday 7 October, 2012
Hi all, If you are in the South East next Sunday, please come along and join us at our Grandvue Estate Display Centre in Officer, between 12-3pm for a great family fun…
Receipts for appliances and fittings. Who holds them.
If you have a problem with an appliance during its warranty period, you call the appliance service number and instead of telling them a retailer's name, you tell them your…
What's your favorite room in the house during the weekend?
Close to getting a permit and changing draftsman?
agree with tiljilpi but if the first guy hasnt done proper working drawings then re-drawing might not be such a big thing. some planning drawings are so basic, and sounds…
Developers and Boundary Fencing Contributuion
It's becoming more common for developers to wriggle out of paying for fences on land that they own by adding a clause to sale contracts. I don't know whether that stands…
Phone line running across two properties - maintanance Q
In my old place we had a notice from council that required us to clear all the tree branches from around all of the wires coming from our property (including phone) by at…
What is the compulsory personal protective equipment?
Steel cap boots...…
New Porter Davis Display Centre at Mernda - Opens October 13
Don’t miss the latest Porter Davis has to offer as our brand new Display Centre 'Berry Lane', Mintbush Grange, Mernda opens its doors for the first time tomorrow 13…
Can you contest Permit Conditions which aren't met?
these arguments must be run before settlement. maybe a bit unfair but you have settled and going back to the vendor is not, in my opinion, an option. sorry mate.
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