Building Standards; Getting It Right!
CrazykUrethane sealant in expansion joints mandatory?
28 April 2015
Often they will put a foam backing rod into the AJ. That way when they fill with flexible sealant it they don't waste too much and squirt the full brick width. It is there…
Avoca26Recommend a building inspector around Gold Coast/Brisbane
21 April 2015
Hi shadowarrior, Just wondering if you had any luck with a Building inspector for your place? seems like the things you wanted to get checked out are on my list of things…
velcro4mm p/b wall cracks, replace or fill. Is there a standard?
5 April 2015
goody59Asutralian Standard for the Installation of Insulation
28 March 2015
Thanks, some good reading for information in there.
Merry-BRoof not built as designed, what do I do?
25 March 2015
I would go with building expert's advice. Maybe a builder had executed building plan without your consent. Such Kind of mistake happens very often when you hire different…
TraceyWayneNSW Overlook Reg - Front Balcony
5 March 2015
Have a look at this link http://www.planning.nsw.gov.au/Portals/ ... EMENTS.pdf Says that "a balcony, deck,terrace or veranda that faces the street is not included in…
joeaGarage floor slab height compared to footpath
19 February 2015
FL has been changed for the Portico to match the garage but we have decided to leave the remainder of the house levels the same. I've put up a post explaining today's…
building-expertMost new homes have defective ceiling insulation
17 February 2015
Yes I see lot of older homes in pre purchase inspections and you never know what you will find. TI is a great tool also for looking at wall insulation I can scan a room…
goody59Storm water sub soil drain size to comply with relevant regs
6 February 2015
Thanks Bashworth, that is the information I was hoping to obtain, now I can see what gets specified on the engineering plans for drainage and make sure I get the SN4…
StructuralBIMGuyWho to Hire to Look After Your best Interest?
4 February 2015
That is correct HIA and MBA contracts heavily favour the BUILDER. Goodluck if you intend to delay,frustrate or terminate the build. For you to stop work or terminate there…
Stewie DDamaged plumbing stacks prior to slab pour
2 February 2015
As SaveH2O says the pink primer should always be used. I've tried to separate a piece of pipe from a fitting in the past where both primer and glue were used and it is…
IndaliAnyone familiar with Vic Park WA R20 code?
23 January 2015
Hi Alex, You can download the R codes and explanatory notes from here (about half way down): http://www.planning.wa.gov.au/637.asp They apply to all of WA, but your…