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8 d8 dAJWAJW 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…

9 d9 dAJWAJW 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
17 d17 dAJWAJW 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,…

22 d22 dAJWAJW 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…

23 d23 dAJWAJW 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…

23 d23 dAJWAJW 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…

29 d29 dAJWAJW 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…

29 d29 dAJWAJW 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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2 months2 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…

4 months4 monthsAJWAJW posted:
Rawson Homes - General Thread

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

5 months5 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…

7 months7 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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8 months8 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,…

8 months8 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…

8 months8 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…

8 months8 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…

8 months8 monthsAJWAJW posted:
LED downlights cut out diameter.

90mm is much the norm these days.

8 months8 monthsAJWAJW 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…

8 months8 monthsAJWAJW 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…

8 months8 monthsAJWAJW 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…

8 months8 monthsAJWAJW 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…

8 months8 monthsAJWAJW posted:
Rawson Homes - General Thread

Even when the frame is up it can be hard to really tell. Somethings you need to wait until you try to furnish it to see.
Out of interest what…

9 months9 monthsAJWAJW posted:
Rawson Homes - General Thread

They told me no to cooktop and oven as they were required for certificate of occupancy. I think that was BS, but in any case I told them the models…

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11 months11 monthsAJWAJW posted:
Rawson Homes - General Thread

It would have been done like that on purpose. It adds to the effect.
I reckon it looks pretty good!

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12 months12 monthsAJWAJW posted:
Ducted: Gas Heating vs RC Aircon vs Gas+Addon Cooling

I have a 14KW ducted Daikin and no great noise issues. Neighbours have an even bigger unit (18 or 20) and again no noise issues, especially as theirs blows up.

12 months12 monthsAJWAJW posted:
Fridge cavity - what’s a good amount of space each side?

They shouldn't really need that much if there is a vent at the back for the hot air to escape to. Most fridge cavities I've ever seen with an overhead…

12 months12 monthsAJWAJW posted:
vintage filament globes over island bench

Not the brightest of pics, but you get the idea.
You can see the down lights running down the middle of the room. There is 3 in a row and a…

12 months12 monthsAJWAJW posted:
Gas Bollards

My place I don't have bollards, instead I have this wonderful looking thing.
I think it was installed by AGL when they did the meter, either way it didn't cost me…

Gas Bollards
12 months12 monthsAJWAJW posted:
vintage filament globes over island bench

The filament globes, both LED and halogen are for mood/show only. The light they give off is low and yellow. What you need are LED down lights to give the…

1 year1 yearAJWAJW posted:
Rawson Homes - General Thread

NBN installs that stuff (assuming you are in an NBN fibre area). NBN do have a preinstall program where you can ask the builder to ask NBN to install before…

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