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Joined 8 November 2009
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3 years3 years71monaro71monaro posted:
Home theatre/media room design incl ?Sliding or double doors

I put in double doors opening inwards, but the switches are behind the main opening door, so always inconvenient.

3 years3 years71monaro71monaro posted:
Can you Prewire for Clipsal CBus

C-bus does have power monitoring. The system for whole of house monitoring, could be put on individual circuits or even power points. Though one whole of house graph of the…

4 years4 years71monaro71monaro posted:
Rendered front walls and letterbox

We are require a very similar rendering walls solution but land drops away to the right. Possibly two tiers of 600mm max tapering off to one 600mm on the left…

4 years4 years71monaro71monaro posted:
Outdoor BBQ Benchtops

If you used straight stone, such as Granite, or Marble you would not have the problem of engineered stone I assume. The other surface I considered was polished concrete. I…

4 years4 years71monaro71monaro posted:
Outdoor BBQ Benchtops

I seem to recall someone saying do not put engineered stone in the sun, as the glues would go off!! can anyone confirm this?

4 years4 years71monaro71monaro posted:
LED Strip Lighting failing

Less than 24 months ago we moved into our new house. In the kitchen we used white LED strip lighting below the overhead cupboard. A strip 3.3metres long. There are…

4 years4 years71monaro71monaro posted:
Blackwood Park - SA - Building our home

Nice plan bentwagon. There was a similar large block that sold for a bargain near us, over in the far west of Node 1, that similarly had a large central…

4 years4 years71monaro71monaro posted:
Where to start when building a house?

Hi KathleenandCraig,
hope you had good advice from banks and were not put off. We bought land in Node 1 that we liked (high side, wide front) and designed the house…

5 years5 years71monaro71monaro posted:
Our Blackwood Park hacienda

Just as a heads up, Things that I didn't micro manage enough were:
external light types and locations, (three down dead side just shine into neighbours, but none for…

5 years5 years71monaro71monaro posted:
Our Blackwood Park hacienda

PD,
Yes it was Steven Leybourne for the ADC approval. and for us the Mitcham City Council DA only went through once, so was not a headache. Still about 3…

5 years5 years71monaro71monaro posted:
Our Blackwood Park hacienda

PD,
When we built in BPark we also had to get approval from ADC (Robert Coulls) to ensure we were meeting the encumbrances. We then applied and received council DA with…

5 years5 years71monaro71monaro posted:
Our Blackwood Park hacienda

Honestly, The limited traffic has not noticably changed. It was never an issue and now is just an inconveniance. I have seen many locals still going thru as I go…

5 years5 years71monaro71monaro posted:
Our Blackwood Park hacienda

PD, walked passed your block couple of times this weekend, wonderring what was transpiring on your negotiation front.

5 years5 years71monaro71monaro posted:
Building in SA - 2012/13

RedJase are you North or South?
In south I can reccomend Dave from GoldDiggers Landscaping on ph 0438 015 550

5 years5 years71monaro71monaro posted:
Outdoor kitchen Ideas, pics, questions, help PIC OVERLOAD!!

Is anyone a able to confirm a rumour that you should not use engineered stone in an area that can be exposed to sun? Due to the chemicals used to…

5 years5 years71monaro71monaro posted:
Data Hardware - Physical locations ?

PD, hi neighbour.
I have a wall mount cabinet in linen closet (left in photo). It is 10in width (not 19in) and contains 3 x 12port cat6 panels. There is an…

5 years5 years71monaro71monaro posted:
non-zerod import only meter

Make sure they zero'd your meter when installed. With all the solar PV installs they have an excess of used import-only meters that they are re-installing. Had case of neighbour's…

5 years5 years71monaro71monaro posted:
Our Blackwood Park hacienda

Who is your consultant? It sounds like Christine at 'The Dream Room' who was excellent at this sort of work in design and selections for us.

5 years5 years71monaro71monaro posted:
Neighbour wants to use our power while they build

We had neighbours project builder needing power right thru build, mostly running generators from 6am week days and even working through a Sunday. We agreed to them using the power…

5 years5 years71monaro71monaro posted:
solution to rusting new fence

Less than 3 months ago I had a good neighbour colourbond fence installed, going halfs with neighbour.
I noticed today two panels (out of 30ish) rusting! all others are…

5 years5 years71monaro71monaro posted:
Building in SA - 2012/13

Hi bilal, I dont know about tecport but I installed my own c-bus system. I started with just light control and run out of money but back bone is in…

5 years5 years71monaro71monaro posted:
Building in SA - 2012/13

Welcome Boults. We are in CF as well, , built with JP Premier (very happy especially good communication) so can not advise on those builders you enquired about. Very…

5 years5 years71monaro71monaro posted:
driveway grate drain - plastic top to metal?

The stainless grate is incredibly more expensive than the plastic when you need to do the width of a double garage. Available from Bunnings.

5 years5 years71monaro71monaro posted:
Blum blumotion soft door closers...

Does any one sell the hettich clip ons?

5 years5 years71monaro71monaro posted:
GPO on Island Bench

I did the powerpoint inside a shallow alcove behind fold down draw last year, It is at the top right in the picture in this thread:
viewtopic.php?f=60&t=53075
With flap…

5 years5 years71monaro71monaro posted:
Help: Drilling the Top plate for pre-wiring

Paul you said,
But all the power wiring to the switchboard is done this way isn't it?
I spun a top noggin 90 deg so it was vertical to give me…

5 years5 years71monaro71monaro posted:
Soil dumped not being removed

My neighbour has had it removed (well most of it) . I hope this has not caused any ill feelings between us as I am sure it shouldn't be their…

5 years5 years71monaro71monaro posted:
Alfresco Planning

There are some laws about a BBQ in an area enclosed on three sides. It would need to have an indoor rated hot plate. Ok if open on two…

5 years5 years71monaro71monaro posted:
Soil dumped not being removed

We moved into our new estate house and now my neighbours are building with a project builder. With the neighbours house 1m from our boundary when they had their site…

6 years6 years71monaro71monaro posted:
Roller blind gaps

Does any one know the gap left by manufacturers at the edges of recessed roller blinds?
My wife does not want any light entering room, and we are looking at…

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