Building Standards; Getting It Right!
Cracked concrete new house - how long is warranty etc?
Hi tompad Post up some photos and I'll take a look Generally structural cracking will need a structural engineers certificate to force a builder/contractor to act. Why…
Eaves plaster board and cornice board got wet with heavyrain
There is nothing wrong with eaves linings getting wet
Window above bath / waterproofing requirements
You should try to hunt down a copy of "AS3740 - Waterproofing of Wet Areas". This is the Australian Standard that would tell you everything that you need to know.
New build - Private Building Insp recommendations - SYDNEY
thanks Franky Could you please provide the name of the building inspector that you fire previously from Housespect? My idea is having a building inspector that is both…
Plasterboard ceiling for alfresco and porch?
Exterior Ceilings Gyprock™ plasterboard is suitable for lining ceilings of carports, verandahs, alfresco dining areas, eaves or areas that are horizontal or incline…
Enclosed stage - money requested before it is 'enclosed'!
Just don't pay, and tell them to finish. It's that simple
Min. Ceiling Height tolerance with floor coverings
Well in the end we decided to go with a high end bamboo floating floor. It was half the price of solid hardwood on plywood substrate, and got around our height concerns.
How does the main water supply enter new house?
They run water in through a pipe, used to be copper but mostly plastic now. These days they also generally run must internal water pipes through the slab too and come up…
Slab edge water proofing
Seeking Project Manager - review Builder's & Sub C's work.
You need to appoint a superintendent I'm in NSW, but my colleagues at Jims Building Inspections can assist.
Another weep hole question, required with double brick in WA
Quite often they don't put weep around porches (Ie covered areas) & the non weathered side, if they wait 10 years or so they'll see where they should have put them.
Pooling of water around a H1 class slab.
Hi Slab Heave recipient, You don't need to take a leaf out of my book or anyone else's. You have a perfect right to express the distress you feel at your situation. I…
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