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17 d17 dAJWAJW posted:
Gap between window and external cladding

Thanks for the reply.
During the build I was living overseas, hence why hardly and pics and one reason I think I've had so many issues! But a friend of mine…

17 d17 dAJWAJW posted:
Gap between window and external cladding

Noticed today after seeing a bucket load of ants coming through the window that there is quite a sizeable gap between one of my windows and the cladding. The gap…

1 month1 monthAJWAJW posted:
Brivis networker won’t switch modes

It means it can not communicate with the aircon unit, presume it’s an evap unit.
What you can try is resetting the evap unit. Unless you know where the switch…

10 months10 monthsAJWAJW 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

10 months10 monthsAJWAJW 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…

1 year1 yearAJWAJW 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.…

1 year1 yearAJWAJW 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…

1 year1 yearAJWAJW 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…

1 year1 yearAJWAJW 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…

1 year1 yearAJWAJW 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…

1 year1 yearAJWAJW 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…

1 year1 yearAJWAJW 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…

1 year1 yearAJWAJW 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…

1 year1 yearAJWAJW 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
1 year1 yearAJWAJW 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,…

1 year1 yearAJWAJW 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…

1 year1 yearAJWAJW 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…

1 year1 yearAJWAJW 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…

1 year1 yearAJWAJW 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…

1 year1 yearAJWAJW 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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1 year1 yearAJWAJW 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…

2 years2 yearsAJWAJW posted:
Rawson Homes - General Thread

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

2 years2 yearsAJWAJW 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…

2 years2 yearsAJWAJW 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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2 years2 yearsAJWAJW 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,…

2 years2 yearsAJWAJW 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…

2 years2 yearsAJWAJW 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…

2 years2 yearsAJWAJW 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…

2 years2 yearsAJWAJW posted:
LED downlights cut out diameter.

90mm is much the norm these days.

2 years2 yearsAJWAJW 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…

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