Anthony Painter

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OK, before I begin to get into the nuts and bolts of this blog I thought it would be nice to introduce myself and how I started in construction.<p>I …

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What do I mean by this “The expectation & realization”. This boils down to how you approach construction. In my experience how you get through …

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Anytime we are required to co-operate with one another, personalities can collide. The following information is provided to help you get the most out …

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As a rule of thumb a Residential Building Supervisor, who works for a volume builder, will visit your site at least two times every week (preferably …

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So I was thinking.<p>I’m sure it might be interesting to know what a day in the life of Bob the Builder is like.<p>Maybe you have a picture in your head of …

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This brings us onto the builders time management. A typical day in the life of a residential building supervisor begins at 5am. Sometimes this may be …

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Throughout construction there are several formal inspections carried out by Local Authorities as well as Building Certifiers, Engineers and …

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This is another contentious issue that is extremely hard to prove yet I am certain still exists in project building. You may ask why I bring up this …

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This is the most anticipated question received from the builder at the start of onsite construction.<p>Generally single story residential houses without …

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Well, variations, where to we begin.<p>Variations form one of the most contentious issues in residential building construction. The most problematic of …

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“Should you wish to engage a “building inspector” to carry out your Practical Completion Inspection we advise that only items that are defective or …

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On another general point of interest I would highly recommend visiting your home whilst under construction once every week at the most.<p>By doing this …

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When all works are completed a suitable appointment time will be arranged for you to inspect your new home with the Construction Supervisor.<p>At this …

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So, I previously said that I was going to move away from the general theme of the blog posts I had written.<p>That was until I remembered a couple of …

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Should your lender (if applicable) require a valuation it is important that you adhere to the following advice.<p>Firstly, contact you lender or broker …

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Ok, i have to admit that the blog posts to date have been pretty average.<p>I mean I know much of what i said focuses on the angry, frustrating side of …

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Should you wish to install any additional services at frame stage such as ducted air-conditioning, audio, security cabling or vacumaid ducting it is …

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So, another post that sort of related to construction but still not about the juicy bits of building.<p>My apologies, the saga continues.<p>Anyway, another …

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For real! This is a post introducing the next few posts.<p>Oh yes, think Genesis and the Bible.<p>Now your talking!<p>Ok, as I promised a few posts back I’m …

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Check-lists, ah. Can you feel it. A builder has entered the room. Clipboard in hand, black ink pen, ooh, a chill goes down my spine as I think about …

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Identification of your site & its services - Part 2A<p>Firstly, here’s the link to my pre-construction check list that I’m referring to in this …

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Firstly, here’s the link to my pre-construction check list that I’m referring to in this post:<p>Now, straight into it. The next section we’ll look at …

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In this post we’ll look at is “Identify Services & Identify your Site”, points 12, 13, 14, 15 of the checklist.<p>Firstly, here’s the link to my …

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In this post we’ll look at specifically at site safety & retaining wall checklist items 20, 21, 22, 23, 24 & 25.<p>Firstly, here’s the link to my …

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In this post we’ll look specifically at site safety & retaining wall checklist items 16, 17, 18, 19.<p>Firstly, here’s the link to my pre-construction …

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Ok, so it only been three years since my last post.<p>Moving right along.<p>Here is the first of the checklists I’ve written to assist in assessing …

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