Building Standards; Getting It Right!
RocksInHeadbroken strap brace. What is best method to retrofit?
2 August 2013
Builder broke a wall strap brace when tightening up the brace. They put a new one on but only nailed the bottom of it to the side of the bottom plate with 5 or 6 clouts.…
ausdesignLand developer requirements handed over to council
15 July 2013
If there is a restrictive covenant it will be listed on the title.
JazzyJessOn raising Garage floor 1.2 Metres to comply with Council
14 July 2013
I'm pleased for you finding a solution but how…
33amcBathroom SUBfloor advice - Bearers directly on slab
13 July 2013
Firstly dont use unseasoned timber, so that rules out 100x75, 75 x 38 etc If you use unseasoned timber it can shrink up to 5mm, and thats something you dont want on any…
AdsFReg 415 Boundary Wall Heigh excedding the average of 3m
13 June 2013
Thanks grom40. I am from Victoria Melbourne. I have actually provided prof that it will not effect their natural light to any of their windows or living areas. The sun…
gzkStandard for bow/spring, flatness of timber roof battens?
30 May 2013
Oh well. Maybe I can nudge some of the more annoying ones near the gutters myself, and/or just learn to live with it. I suspect it's not worth going to the BC over. …
Pepsi_DrinkerDownlights and Fan directly over shower // AS3000
29 May 2013
After getting no replies here I tried another forum (Whirlpool) and received the following responses. As usual, the Internet being what it is, use these answers as…
thebigoHELP NEEDED - Balcony gaps to the balustrade
19 April 2013
Thanks Ed. I've notified the building conveyor, building commission and local council just so that my concerns are documented. It's now up to the developer and builder to…
phippsy77Connection of services beyond the 7metres
4 April 2013
Can't help with costs, but we were about the same distance, maybe slightly less , we queired the builder when we going through all the paperwork, cost, extra costs etc and…
wokwonGas central heating unit exhaust vent pipe height
22 March 2013
We have a Bonaire central gas heating unit in our ceiling space. It had a plastic pipe that went through the tiles and was capped on top. It looks a lot like a stink…
building-expertBought owner built house flooding underneath parquetry
12 March 2013
Did you get a pre purchase inspection before you bought the house? If so why has this not been picked up?
leightonSarking - should it go all the way to the top?
27 February 2013
This question, like a lot of others, brings questions rather than answers. The issue is that amendments to the Australian Standards produce different results over time.…
fenfen1Render & tiling defects in owner builders inspection report
28 January 2013
i also have a friend with the same issue, and its ok have a budget for repairing those things,
wildman22Recommendations for Bendigo building surveyors
3 January 2013
Hi, Can anyone provide me with recommendations for building surveyors in Bendigo? I am going to be owner building a Harkaway Homes kit on 40 acres of open farmland, no…