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Simple, direct, and effective.

At Distinctive Building Co, our approach is simple, direct, and effective. We pride ourselves on being able to offer a level of professionalism that is uncommon in the Trade.

We apply our knowledge and understanding of the industry to help streamline the renovation process for our clients to ensure not only do we bring your dreams to reality, but to ensure you enjoy the process.

Renovation does not have to be a dirty word and we pride ourselves on our Team, our process, and our Distinctive edge.

Distinctive Diaries

Grid CARPENTRY Water Proofing
Kitchen, bathroom & laundry renovation ASBESTOS REMOVALIST
Item 1 CARPENTRY You must have a Carpentry licence before you do any residential building work in NSW, including carpentry, that is valued at more than $5000 (incl GST) in labour and materials.

Carpentry means cutting and placing timber (or timber composites) in on site construction work to put up framing or fix components or assemblies used in construction work, such as stairs, windows, doors, wallboards (excluding plaster boards which is dry plastering) and floors.

It includes putting up metal framing and constructing formwork to prepare for concreting.
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Item 2 WATERPROOFING You must have a Waterproofing licence before you do any residential building work in NSW, including waterproofing, valued at more than $5000 (incl GST) in labour and materials.

Waterproofing is any protective treatment of a home to prevent water or moisture getting into it.

It is also the protective treatment of wet areas of a home (such as a shower) to stop the unwanted escape of water from those areas.

The protective treatment used is solid membranes or membranes applied by brush, roller or any other method.

To learn more about what is considered waterproofing, see the definition in schedule 4 of the Home Building Regulation 2014.
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Item 3 Kitchen, bathroom and laundry renovation You must have a the KBLR licence before you do any residential building work in NSW, including kitchen, bathroom and laundry renovations, that is valued at more than $5000 (incl GST) in labour and materials.

Kitchen, bathroom and laundry renovation is work involved in the installation, refurbishment, restoration and on-site repairs of or to a kitchen, bathroom or laundry.

It doesn't include work affecting any internal or external load bearing part of the building that is essential to the stability of the building or any part of it, including things such as foundations, floors, walls, roof, columns and beams.

Any contract for kitchen, bathroom or laundry renovations can include any specialist work that needs to be done as part of the overall job, and any specialist work can be appropriately subcontracted. However this work must be carried out by the holder of an endorsed contractor licence or qualified supervisor certificate in that specialist category.
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Item 4 Asbestos work licences Asbestos removal work must be carried out by a licensed asbestos removalist. NSW Work safe inspectors can issue on the spot fines to any individual or business that appoints an unlicensed asbestos removalist, and to licensed asbestos removalists who fail to notify us of licensed asbestos removal work. View our works
We take the hassle out of your building projects, there is no need to call 6 different trades when you can make one call, and we take care of everything. One call, one person, one result, a distinctive result. We only use Licensed Trades on our jobs, and we ourselves are Licensed in the following areas:

Taree Careers and Trades Expo

Glenn Davis has been a guest speaker at a number of local schools, is regularly assisting parents and youth with seeking a trade career and his efforts were openly discussed in Federal Parliament by Dr David Gillespie MP in a sign of support and encouragement at the highest level.

In 2019, Glenn Davis was a nominated for Mid Coast Regions coveted “citizen of the year award” and has featured in the Regions Top magazine, The Manning Great Lakes focus.

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Distinctive Building Co holds the NSW Fair Trading’s “waterproofing technicians license”.
Waterproofing is a stand-alone Trade qualification and is often overlooked as a part of the building/renovation process.
We are also proud to be an accredited practitioner or “GAPP” in alignment with Australia’s own “Gripset” Waterproofing systems.
Gripset Industries is an Australian owned company that has been developing and manufacturing waterproofing products for over 30 years.

A GAPP PRACTITIONER is: qualified to practice the waterproofing trade with a high level of skill and expertise, backed by the manufacturer.

“Glenn and his team did a fantastic job building our new extension. The scope of work included a new bathroom and laudry and extending the old sunroom. The work was completed on budget and with only a short delay caused by weather. In all respects the craftmanship was impressive and the team friendly and attentive. The completed work has made a huge improvement to our property. Highly recommended.” - Tony Parr Our Customers Testimonials Our Customers Testimonials “I found Glenn and his team to be very professional in helping successfully resolve a long standing issue with sub floor ventilation. They came up with a custom solution to a tricky problem on the fly which meant no delays to the job flow. Awesome effort guys, much appreciated, would recommend you in a heart beat.” - Terry • FORSTER NSW 2428

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Contact us today to discuss your building needs throughout the Mid North Coast.
Glenn Davis – 0459 705 562
LIC No.: 333271C
Business Hours: 9:00am – 4:30pm Mon – Fri