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9 d9 dAJWAJW posted:
Device for checking power, data, tv and phone points

Well as said power is something that is not easy to test properly.
Take your 32amp circuit for example. What physically limits what a circuit can take is the size…

9 d9 dAJWAJW posted:
Device for checking power, data, tv and phone points

Sorry to be blunt but your answer kind of proves my point. To fully and properly test power circuits you need to know what you are doing.
These testers do…

9 d9 dAJWAJW posted:
Device for checking power, data, tv and phone points

Yes it will test power points and RCD trip points. Though in reality unless you understand how the tests you doing work, that is what are you testing for you…

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10 d10 dAJWAJW posted:
Device for checking power, data, tv and phone points

If you have a 32Amp socket you can be assured that it will be capable of delivering. Power is one of those things that is still very tightly regulated.
As for…

17 d17 dAJWAJW posted:
Rawson Homes - General Thread

Two cut tiles can in many cases can look better. The reason being is for visual balance. Having the top and bottom tiles the same size looks more balanced.
It is…

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20 d20 dAJWAJW posted:
Rawson Homes - General Thread

There is no requirement for them to be different.
Tiles with engineered edges are generally consistent in size and have sharper edges so can use smaller grout widths.
Tiles where the size…

21 d21 dAJWAJW posted:
Rawson Homes - General Thread

Aligning floor and wall tiles lines is not a common thing. To do so takes a bit more work. And my tile plans go as far as to highlight the…

1 month1 monthAJWAJW posted:
Did anyone do the exact same tiles and cabinets in all bathr

We kind of went with the same in both. However in the en-suite, which is quite large we use the floor tile (albeit a larger polished version) as a feature…

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1 month1 monthAJWAJW posted:
Land loan & construction loan

Well if you let it go it happens automatically. In our case we wanted to speed it up by a few months. In end easier to let it run it's…

1 month1 monthAJWAJW posted:
Bathroom Light, Heat and Exhaust Fan

Yeah steer away from the NEO. Not as good and has reliability issues.
We have the standard 3-1 4 light tastic and it is fine, and both bathrooms are a fair…

1 month1 monthAJWAJW posted:
Land loan & construction loan

With you on this. NAB, whilst overall a good bank was a bit of a nightmare to deal with.
In our case separate land and interest only build loans, which rolled…

1 month1 monthAJWAJW posted:
Buider forget 2nd data point

So do you reckon my 50 connections is a bit of overkill?

3 months3 monthsAJWAJW posted:
Wide but slim profile fridge

Got to appliances online, you can search for fridges based on max dimensions.

3 months3 monthsAJWAJW posted:
Caesarstone. Fresh concrete, Raw Concrete

Actually my bad totally, it is actually Sleek Concrete.
So best to ignore my post!

3 months3 monthsAJWAJW posted:
Heating/Cooling return cavity

What kind of grille do you have that you can see in?

3 months3 monthsAJWAJW posted:
Where do I buy timber floating shelves?

I am in the market for some floating shelves for our pantry. L shaped similar to the ones in idea 1 in the link below.
Anyone able to advise where I…

3 months3 monthsAJWAJW posted:
Caesarstone. Fresh concrete, Raw Concrete

Here is our kitchen with Fresh Concrete, white cabinets and a dark floor. Glass splashback is Gun Metal grey.
Sorry pics are a tad dark.
Re streaking, yes you can notice streak…

3 months3 monthsAJWAJW posted:
Heating/Cooling return cavity

It is a functional space, not a space of beauty!

3 months3 monthsAJWAJW posted:
Colours are doing my head in

Know you are talking paint colours here, but tell you a story about your choice of Caesarstone. I renovated the kitchen in my old house about 4 years back now…

3 months3 monthsAJWAJW posted:
Rawson Homes - General Thread

Something's like lights they do go through beacon for. But they have a standard range programmed into Clipsec which they use to select and anything else you specify.
With taps…

3 months3 monthsAJWAJW posted:
Rawson Homes - General Thread

Well if you don't have a lux package then look at the lux package details to get an idea of what is on offer.
If you have lux and want…

3 months3 monthsAJWAJW posted:
Plantation Shutters and .... flyscreen?

Don't see why there would be any difference. The shutters either normally sit inside the frame or around the frame. And regardless of window type should not interfere with the…

3 months3 monthsAJWAJW posted:
Evaporative cooling or split system?

Or buy one that has a winter seal.

3 months3 monthsAJWAJW posted:
Neff Dishwasher...or otherwise

Which is interesting because not only the same company, same factory and for the most part exact same product, but higher price.
Similar exists with Westinghouse and Electrolux. Same products but…

3 months3 monthsAJWAJW posted:
Mightily Modified Metford 33

Like the sign on the door. Maybe some of the feedback I provided about my experience (specifically about how all trades just walk in off a building site onto newly…

3 months3 monthsAJWAJW posted:
Rawson Homes - General Thread

I discussed this with them before signing, along with my other data and a/v requirements. They allowed me to provide the cable and installation specifications and they did the work.…

3 months3 monthsAJWAJW posted:
Rawson Homes - General Thread

They do. They use a program called Clipspec which is programmed with your base electrical inclusions and the prices of changing and adding to that base. So when you add…

4 months4 monthsAJWAJW posted:
Anyone installed Clipsal smart home technology?

Yes have C-bus in my house which was built last year and my previous house that I built in 2000.
It is a very good system, but is a little too…

4 months4 monthsAJWAJW posted:
Getting copies of neighbours plans

Again houses are not banks that house the Crown Jewels nor the nations secrets. Privacy yes security no. No common garden variety burglar is going to pursue house plans for…

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