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17 h17 hAJWAJW posted:
Rawson Homes - General Thread

Of course they would say no. Not in their interest to say yes. Once you sign they have it over you. All care no responsibility and all your cost n

4 d4 dAJWAJW posted:
Do bedroom door styles and closet doors need to match?

How much is you builder charging for the 4 panel door, because the cost is not that much. Even based on Bunnings prices the cost difference is about $20-30 depending…

3 months3 monthsAJWAJW posted:
Waterfall on island bench

Know coming into this pretty late, but if doing a cut-out make sure you know what type of powerpoint you want when asking and give the template to the stonemason.…

3 months3 monthsAJWAJW posted:
Exploding Toughened Glass, Stegbar Window

Would say that is about how it looked. I didn’t actually see the pattern until the glazier pointed it out, by which time he had already covered one side in…

3 months3 monthsAJWAJW posted:
Exploding Toughened Glass, Stegbar Window

Thanks for the reponse. Out of interest if it did happen again what would be the tell tail sign?
Whilst not shown in my picture, the break started about 5-10cm in…

4 months4 monthsAJWAJW posted:
TV antennas? Phone lines? Who needs them?

I don't work in the antenna business and agree that antennas sockets are still very much needed. Free to air TV is still going strong, despite what you may say.
In…

4 months4 monthsAJWAJW posted:
Sliding door mounted into floor (no step)?

Interesting. My old mum lives in a place that was designed for the elderly and disabled and she has a sliding door with no step to the outside and no…

4 months4 monthsAJWAJW posted:
Vibrating floor when AC is on

I had this with my house initially too. What they had done is suspended the indoor unit using hoop strap off the trusses, which was their standard way of doing…

4 months4 monthsAJWAJW posted:
The Brivis Networker Wall Control

Assuming here you have evap cooling and gas heating, to switch it needs to be able to talk to both units. So my suggestion is to power off the heater…

5 months5 monthsAJWAJW posted:
Exploding Toughened Glass, Stegbar Window

Yeah. Basically told too bad so sad because I made my house safe before they could see it.
In someways I can understand why, but as per my vent it…

5 months5 monthsAJWAJW posted:
Exploding Toughened Glass, Stegbar Window

Last night I had my kitchen window spontaneously explode! I was standing right next to it, luckily with my back to it, next I heard what sounded like an electrical…

Exploding Toughened Glass, Stegbar Window
5 months5 monthsAJWAJW posted:
Rawson Homes - General Thread

And a lot of that is down to their selection staff being next to useless.
That said my stair case (in a Kempsy) we changed to have vic ash tread,…

5 months5 monthsAJWAJW posted:
Rawson Homes - General Thread

Unless they have changed things, they way they do zone control is with mechanical light switches and then they use a standard (single) Navease controller. The big problem with this…

5 months5 monthsAJWAJW posted:
Rawson Homes - General Thread

Yeah that makes sense but still should be able to get an “allowance” to buy another brand. Though of course it would be a lower allowance compared to Electrolux group…

5 months5 monthsAJWAJW posted:
Rawson Homes - General Thread

Out of interest Westinghouse, Electrolux and AEG are all the same company and some products are identical. They must do a good deal with Rawsons for them to be the…

5 months5 monthsAJWAJW posted:
Rawson Homes - General Thread

Has similar. But in my case they took the wardrobe space behind. I was not happy to say the least. However if they did what they have at your place…

5 months5 monthsAJWAJW posted:
Rawson Homes - General Thread

You cannot withold any payment as per the contract for almost any reason what so ever.
The contract is heavily in favour of them n

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7 months7 monthsAJWAJW posted:
Rawson Homes - General Thread

It comes in 20 and 30mm sheets.
For 40mm they usually stick two 20mm thickness flat together, like the poster below said only on the edges thoug not all the way…

8 months8 monthsAJWAJW posted:
Rawson Homes - General Thread

Same here. Change in SS was the downfall of our buiil

9 months9 monthsAJWAJW posted:
Building Deck over Alfresco

I am planning on building a deck over my alfresco. When I had the house built I asked for the slab to be one brick course lower, so I have…

11 months11 monthsAJWAJW posted:
Rawson Homes - General Thread

I've built twice. First time was 18 years ago with a small builder who did everything himself. Second time with Rawsons.
The difference was the small builder as I was dealing…

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12 months12 monthsAJWAJW posted:
Rawson Homes - General Thread

Remainder means there will be painted walls above one row of tiles (skirting) except where it will be higher as indicted. So it will be higher A above the bath,…

12 months12 monthsAJWAJW posted:
Rawson Homes - General Thread

That’s pretty short sighted as the paint is tinted to order and the paint shops generally have the ‘recipies’ for all paint brands and so longs as the correct base…

12 months12 monthsAJWAJW posted:
Rawson Homes - General Thread

Yes I am sure, the walls of my house are a Dulux colour.
But you are right they do push Taubmans colours because that is who's paint the use, which makes…

12 months12 monthsAJWAJW posted:
Rawson Homes - General Thread

Just for clarity, whilst Rawson's use Taubmans, you can in fact choose any colour from any paint maker. We have a Dulux colour in our place. And I am with…

1 year1 yearAJWAJW posted:
LED downlights cut out diameter.

90mm is much the norm these days.

1 year1 yearAJWAJW posted:
Pull out sideways shoe racks

That is of course an option but so is asking on sites like this if anyone knows of places where they can be brought. Main point of this board isn’t…

1 year1 yearAJWAJW posted:
Pull out sideways shoe racks

Yeah the reason we want sideways is because our wardrobe is custom built which means the distance between the blades is not a standard size hence the horizontal mount ones…

1 year1 yearAJWAJW posted:
Pull out sideways shoe racks

Firstly, I know this isn't a kitchen question, but am asking here as I know these kind of items come from the same suppliers are kitchen hardware.
What I am looking…

1 year1 yearAJWAJW posted:
Rawson Homes - General Thread

Yeah it probably will be on the smaller side but still reasonable depending how you want to use it. I have a Kempsey 28 and our family room shows as…

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