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Adrian B

Lara, Melbourne
Joined 8 June 2006
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5 years5 yearsAdrian BAdrian B posted:
Boxes Boxes Boxes (oh and some paper) Geelong area -ALL GONE

Hi all,
Free to a good home are a heap of kent and other boxes after moving house. Prrbably 20 large Kent moving boxes (50x50x80cms) plus lots of smaller boxes.
Also available…

5 years5 yearsAdrian BAdrian B posted:
2 x A and L Windows Sliding Door units Brand New SOLD

For Sale - Hi all,
Up for grabs are 2 sets of A and L Windows Sliding Door units in Woodland Grey color. These units are 2690 wide by 2110 high,…

6 years6 yearsAdrian BAdrian B posted:
Public Liability on a vacant block

If someone falls over and breaks their ankle on our land, even though they are trespassing, they can sue for damages. Welcome to the litigious world we live in.

6 years6 yearsAdrian BAdrian B posted:
Public Liability on a vacant block

Hi all,
Our block goes on title next month and we wont be starting building until the end of the year. Anyone know where I can get public liability insurance on…

7 years7 yearsAdrian BAdrian B posted:
Any slab issues near an easement

Thanks for the help so far. Any one else have a similar story?

7 years7 yearsAdrian BAdrian B posted:
Any slab issues near an easement

Hi all,
We are taking the leap and building again and are looking at a DFH Hartley 36. After speaking to the council (yes they were human, and were very very…

7 years7 yearsAdrian BAdrian B posted:
Which Solar Hot Water System do you have?

After the call I just made to dux, I would not recommend them. Both panels replaced 2 yrs ago, and now the first panel replaced is leaking.

7 years7 yearsAdrian BAdrian B posted:
Early exit fees on a Westpac Fixed loan

Hi all,
Posting for a friend who is a little shy. (woos)
They are about to sell their house for about $450k, and they have $305k left on the Westpac mortgage. Less…

7 years7 yearsAdrian BAdrian B posted:
Deck Prices

A couple of things to consider.
Have you asked for a breakdown in costs.?
There may be extras such as scaffolding, safety equipment and audits, council fees, permits etc that can add…

7 years7 yearsAdrian BAdrian B posted:
Building Permit for Deck?

It varies from council to council. Where do you live, and how big is the deck?

7 years7 yearsAdrian BAdrian B posted:
Pool Water Feature

OK Bam, a few things.
My advise is only suggestions, as I have no qualifications or experience in building this stuff, so I suggest you get some good advise fro a…

7 years7 yearsAdrian BAdrian B posted:
Pool Water Feature

Hey Bam,
Will start a post fter XMAS as I am doing my own exactly what you are talking about.

7 years7 yearsAdrian BAdrian B posted:
What can i do with this area?

Rock and water feature for me. Light pebbles with a couple of large cordy's or something . Spray the fence a dark color, with some large feature plants each side…

7 years7 yearsAdrian BAdrian B posted:
Concreter in Geelong

Bloody rain that we really need!! Have had to put Jeff off few a few weeks as every time we prep for the dig, it pours. the firsto hit was…

7 years7 yearsAdrian BAdrian B posted:
Lots of ideas! - outdoor feature wall

Soe nice shots there kek. The stackerstone stuff is very expensive, plus it needs to be on a very solid frame, and NOT blueboard. There are a few posts around…

7 years7 yearsAdrian BAdrian B posted:
Show me your retaining walls!

My retaining wall is more like my garden beds. I used heathstone blocks into a concrete are reo foundation, wioth Liquid nails joining the blocks. It is extremely sturdy, and…

7 years7 yearsAdrian BAdrian B posted:
Outdoor setting

There is some good stuff on Ebay, also try Kmart, I bought some chairs from them and they are very comfortable at $30 each.

7 years7 yearsAdrian BAdrian B posted:
Outdoor room - need your feedback!

Decking can be installed for about $100 per sq metre plus labour. it is not hard, you just need to do your homework. Dukeman has put some good posts up,…

7 years7 yearsAdrian BAdrian B posted:
Lots of ideas! - outdoor feature wall

Kek can u put up a photo of the yard

7 years7 yearsAdrian BAdrian B posted:
OMFG! Home Insurance Premium 50% Increase

Get another quote, ring them and tell them to reduce the increase or you will walk.
If they dont, tell them you will be in touch to cancel when you have…

7 years7 yearsAdrian BAdrian B posted:
The CARLISLE HOMES & SPECTRA General Information Thread

I know what you mean. Remember 3 points to consider.
Do you need the extras?
Can you pay for them?
What will it cost you to add it to your mortgage V paying…

7 years7 yearsAdrian BAdrian B posted:
Warranty issue on new home.

Tell them that it has just shown up and to fix it. If not look at lodging a complaint with yur stat's building commission

7 years7 yearsAdrian BAdrian B posted:
What type of Conduit to "dig in" prior to driveway down

2 comments:
Yes power cables must be orange, it helps distinguish it from water based systems before you put your shove through it.
A power conduit MUST be min 900mm under…

7 years7 yearsAdrian BAdrian B posted:
Camellia Hedge

by all means fu

7 years7 yearsAdrian BAdrian B posted:
Camellia Hedge

Hi all,
Can any one suggest a variety of Camellia I can hedge, looking up to 4ft high.

7 years7 yearsAdrian BAdrian B posted:
Getting water into lawns

I have a 500 litre tank outside my laundry door, which takes our washing machine water. This is pretty much the only water I have needed so far, despite also…

7 years7 yearsAdrian BAdrian B posted:
Alfresco Decking Quote - Size 4350 X 3000 mm

In a word no.
I would leave it open soil, then once the house has been completed, you can put in concrete posts for the decking structure.
To get your post height,…

7 years7 yearsAdrian BAdrian B posted:
Antenna

Just get a professional ias an antenna needs to be TUNED to get the best signal. No point almost killing yourself to get it up there if you get a…

7 years7 yearsAdrian BAdrian B posted:
Alfresco Decking Quote - Size 4350 X 3000 mm

Ash,
Depends on your location, timber, fall of the deck if any, and a few bits and pieces here and ther.
Can you be more specific.

7 years7 yearsAdrian BAdrian B posted:
Fibreglass Pool - Approx 5mx4m. Any idea where??

I think Narellan pools do a similair size. My BIL bought from them and is happy with the pool and the install.

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