Without reviewing drawings I cannot be sure however it looks like the pipe on the edge is supposed to be sewer vent. It will most likely be terminated at slab level with a…
I bought my house a year ago and only just noticed this. The side of the house is brick however the rest is sycon cladding. On one side there is a clear gap…
How does one permanently delete homeone account if the Admin won’t remove it after several attempts of me requesting?!
Sep 15, 2018 10:52 pm
Coral homes windows size + blinds
Thank you very much.
I will contact Coral to check how much they charge for them otherwise I can get them custom made after handover.
Thanks for your answer, very helpful.
Query - lock up payment
There is no provision in the contract for refunds however if the builder exceeds construction time you will be entitled to liquidated damages.
Superior Building Group
Why don't you write a google review or at lease post what you mentioned above. I too face a lot of issues and delays and your input will certainly help others.…
Coral - Outdoor Living Slab
Probably best to do the slab with the builder as they are talking about an integrated one. Always got to think about the termites!
Covenants? 18 months down the track…
Zero Boundary - Drainage
Yeah, try and backfill with compacted clay or clay plus roadbase , something non permeable, then grade it away to slope towards the neighbours. This will create a spoon…
Septic smell inside and out
Don't know if you still have the smell, but I have been using N-Zyme from a company called Astro EcoTech and it is working amazing for me in my septic tank. If you (or…
Building investment property in Warragul
Hi, Can anyone recommend who they went through to build and investment property in Warragul? I'm looking at a 530sqm block, and I am thinking Simonds Express looks good,…
CORAL HOMES - SANTORINI 27 MKII
Thanks. It is just a visit on Saturday anyway, so hopefully I can ask someone there
Thanks for the info.
Have a good evening. Cheers
Am I overreacting over fence cost?
I'd send email - explain your position - and say if nothing happens you'll have to take the next step. You don't want to etc etc - but you can't carry them.
I may have…
Treatment for Spotted Gum Deck
Hi there, can you explain why you would recommend these over oils? My preference is to use something that isn't exactly staining the deck with a pre-mixed shade. I'm…
Jul 31, 2018 6:21 pm
Building Surveyor vs. Building Inspector
The BS employs the BI.
In Victoria, it is legislated that the new home buyer appoints the BS. See the VBA website for details.
As per building expert's succinct post,…
First home costs?
I love Gainsborough plus the blocks are totally flat. We are just going to have a chat with some builders tomorrow and try to have a quote from…
Unfinished Construction Site Next Door
I am after some advice regarding options with my neighbours property.
We live in a new housing estate & have been in our house 4 years. Our neighbour started…
How much to build this
You will save very little
as the Concretor will become a nominated Subcontractor, so the builder won't pass on saving
Generally concretor is 8% Of the contract, if the…
Rosenthal Sunbury site costs
Site costs can vary, more Info required?
Size house Contour, Geotech report, engineering,display or custom build?
Retaining wall issue with my neighbour....
I certainly wouldn't be rushed into anything because of a letter - or threats in it.
Were your "discussions" in writing - do you have emails etc ?
These things happen -…
Quick question, when a slab has been trimmed back, should it be sealed? We had a few sections of the slab that protruded outside of the frame, some sections have…
Inclement weather delay claim
Read your contract, there is already allowance for inclement weather. Builder would have to prove that inclement weather was greater than allowed in the contract and that…
Slab heave is alive and well, watch out.
Yes. If it hadn't been for Metropolis going to the press about incorrectly installed multilayer gas pipes I would never have been able to get this problem rectified…
Internal Cracks, some guidance required
So it looks like you are sharing a slab with another house, are they having the same problems?
This looks to be your site in 2004 and 06.
Looks to be a…
Water mains pressure exceed 500 KpA
Didn't the plumber tell you that you had a valve or not?
It would be unusual for one to fail.
Just Google it so you can see what it looks like. They are invariably…
Jun 19, 2018 10:21 pm
Metricon Build - few upgrades advice
Cost of adding LED downlight was similar for me with another building company
Downlights in top floor where these is roof access may be cheaper to install later. Get a…
Jun 14, 2018 5:49 pm
Corinthian RIM RIMP Translucent Doors
Am planning to get few of these doors. These doors are glass panel surrounded by timber/MDF frame.
For those who’ve similar doors with translucent glass…
Jun 09, 2018 12:46 pm
Architects should be retained from project start to finish but all to often they are only used to get planning and building permit approvals. After that builders and…
Hi did you end up building with Ransche and how did you find them
I’m so glad I dug up this to post a picture that has made me changed my mind about composite.
Thanks saint mike. Haven’t laughed so much for a while about my deck…
Jun 03, 2018 11:33 pm
Waterproofing balcony question
Do you have a floor waste in the tiles on balcony?
Just wondering if floor wastes would assist at all with water clearing? Likely a naive question.
Jun 01, 2018 4:07 am
Boundary fences - cost per metre?
$50 does sound cheap. All our quotes for only 1800mm high were around $60/m. I'd be asking if they have seen this persons work, and getting another quote in the hope of…
May 25, 2018 11:22 am
KDR with Metricon Signature
We are in the midst of deciding how we proceed with our knockdown/rebuild we are planning to do in Melbourne. We had plans drawn up for a 42 sq house, with decent…