Monthly Archives: June 2013

Building Expert evidence prevails in VCAT

Recently I appeared as expert witness in a failed bathroom tiling dispute. The tiles had failed and had cracked because of defective waterproofing and shower enclosure leaks caused swelling of tiling sub strata. The home was approximately seven years old. … Continue reading

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Guide to standards and tolerances, It’s useless!

Anyone reading about Guide to Standards and Tolerances would think it provides a reasonable view as to what is acceptable in domestic building construction. Nothing could be further from the truth. In reality the guide is used by builders as … Continue reading

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