Building Standards; Getting It Right!
insiderStatic fill test vs cutting hole through foundation to check
3 December 2016
Did the builder use a licensed plumber to do the static test ?
AJWHow does the main water supply enter new house?
19 August 2015
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…
dragonosSlab edge water proofing
12 August 2015
sofia14Builder saying 20mm perpends acceptable....
25 May 2015
Got your message on the other thread. Good luck. Wish you have a good outcome! I feel like consumers always lose in this case. I have read a lot of similar stories as…
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…
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…
Darren StandishInspector in Adelaide for building codes only.
12 August 2012
No Problems, Happy to help if you have any issues. Feel free to give me a call as i am happy to give you some advice if needed. Cheers, Darren
evo550Cutting concrete sleepers for a retaining wall.
4 July 2011
Daveoz, Depending on your particular manufacturer, but generally yes. Although the ends should be sealed with a 2 part epoxy or the like to protect the exposed reo from…
LexUnpainted door has expanded due to moisture. What to do?
5 May 2011
No idea, but we have a similar issue. I think it's our fault. We have plain laundry doors which have been painted by the builder, but they get hit pretty badly when it…
chrisandkateWhy use bored piers over something else?
11 February 2011
If your soil is so reactive as you say, even with a slab you would still have needed piers to stabilize it and they would probably have been the same dept and diameter and…
MakisSA - Gas Heater - Seperation from Window?
2 January 2011
Gday, Building in Adelaide but want to allow provision for a gas heater somewhere in the lounge. Can somebody point me in the right direction with the regulations before…