Tag Archives: Dodgy builders

Canberra tales: As your building sinks, get out!

By 16 September 2015 HEADLINE ARTICLE

It was not long ago that occupants of a new Civic office building reported faults appearing in the structure. Office workers noticed that floors were sagging.
As would be expected, the owners and anyone else with authority made the appropriate noises that all was well and that remedial work was being carried out
A story soon circulated about an [...]

Locating a builder who doesn’t want to be found

By 27 July 2012

Your help needed please.
I’m trying to locate the builder – Kenworthy Constructions (Roger Kenworthy).
All phone numbers are disconnected etc etc.
Have you seen his signs anywhere on building sites?????

‘Rogue builder’ loose in ACT

By 25 July 2012

Simon Corbell has put out a public warning about a ‘rogue builder’, a Matthew Rixon, who is unlicensed and operating under several business names. Rixon has apparently been involved in several cases of quoting work prices and receiving payment, then not carrying any work out. He has also supplied customers with incorrect contact details.
Mr Rixon [...]

Beware the ghost builders…

By 29 October 2011

Simon Corbell is warning of builders borrowing licensing details.
The practice, known as „ghosting? occurs when an unlicensed builder or company enters into a contract using a licensed builder (a third party) on paperwork provided to the directorate. Usually the licensed builder is paid by the unlicensed builder for this fraudulent practice.
“There is a very good [...]

Dodgy builders & trades people in Canberra

By 26 November 2010

I decided to have a residential dwelling built in Canberra recently and I REGRET the decision. I have had endless problems with the builder doing sloppy work. I have had to get two independent reports on issues that need addressing.  I’ve provided the reports to the builder and he is disputing some of the issues. [...]

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