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26 d26 dAJWAJW 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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2 months2 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.

2 months2 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…

2 months2 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…

2 months2 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…

2 months2 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…

3 months3 monthsAJWAJW 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…

3 months3 monthsAJWAJW posted:
Rawson Homes - General Thread

The simplest solution to driveway sensors that light up when the neighbours come home or someone drives down the street is to adjust them properly! They need to be properly…

3 months3 monthsAJWAJW posted:
Rawson Homes - General Thread

1. Depends on the lights you want. If they need to be hardwired then better to get Rawsons to do it. But if just connect to a baton fitting then…

3 months3 monthsAJWAJW posted:
Rawson Homes - General Thread

Adding more insulation makes little difference to noise. Heating and cooling yes of course. Though do note of course adding more you have a diminishing rate of return. There gets…

4 months4 monthsAJWAJW posted:
Rawson Homes - General Thread

My place included council fees (ACT Government) and the land was zoned by the government as BAL19 so included all items to meet that requirement such as the plugs that…

4 months4 monthsAJWAJW posted:
Rawson Homes - General Thread

Their price was inclusive for sure. Our base price included the house and anything that was required to meet estate requirements. Eg high ceilings, a/c unit, driveway to estate standards…

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4 months4 monthsAJWAJW posted:
Evaporative cooling vs Split system

Well there you are, you are expecting miracles on a very hot humid day! They are the days that a refrigerative unit would be ideal, but for the other 350…

4 months4 monthsAJWAJW posted:
Rawson Homes - General Thread

Base inclusions are pretty good actually. As fo LUX in our case it ended up being cheaper for us to not take up LUX and then upgrade what we wanted…

4 months4 monthsAJWAJW posted:
Evaporative cooling vs Split system

I live in Canberra and have lived in Melbourne. Again as I stated one big issue is people do not understand how evap works and how to use it properly.…

4 months4 monthsAJWAJW posted:
Evaporative cooling vs Split system

Plenty of people also don’t understand how evap works and how to use them properly.
Me personally if I were in Melbourne and just wanted to add aircon (the assumption being…

4 months4 monthsAJWAJW posted:
Evaporative cooling vs Split system

Only issue with Canberra with reverse cycle is heating the heating effect is marginal on the very cold winter mornings. The units can spend more time defrosting than they do…

4 months4 monthsAJWAJW posted:
Issue withe telescopic runners on oven

Yup, same issue with 1 year old EVEP616BB..
Also do you find with yours that food takes a lot longer to cook than it should, like the temp isn't high enough?…

4 months4 monthsAJWAJW posted:
Rawson Homes - General Thread

Yes that is an example of 19" rack, though I would annoyed if that was my place, why not terminate that data IN THE RACK. But yes that is the…

4 months4 monthsAJWAJW posted:
Rawson Homes - General Thread

The Hills Homehub is rather outdated in this day and age and is not big enough for your NBN (TFFP) NTD to be mounted inside.
Homehub was is modular system that…

4 months4 monthsAJWAJW posted:
Rawson Homes - General Thread

At the end of the day the price is the price. If you want something ask for it and ask for alternatives if you think price may be an issue.…

6 months6 monthsAJWAJW posted:
Rawson Homes - General Thread

I reported it to rawsons and not heard a word from them. In fact one of my pet hates. I've had a number of issues and communication from rawsons is…

6 months6 monthsAJWAJW posted:
Rawson Homes - General Thread

Well here is some more examples of Rawson's fine work. My one year old garage door fell off today, because the morons attached the bracket to the brick work by…

6 months6 monthsAJWAJW posted:
Rawson Homes - General Thread

The extra thermostat is a good idea. With Daikin that Rawson use that could be in the form of a slave controller and/or a standalone thermostat.
For the record the single…

6 months6 monthsAJWAJW posted:
Rawson Homes - General Thread

Get it in writting and double confirmed. I had asked for our pantry and WIR to be loose fixed only to find they had done them properly.
It was a right…

7 months7 monthsAJWAJW posted:
Wanted: Daikin SkyFi

Gather you actually mean SkyZone, as SkyFi is still in production, but not currently in stock due to supplier delays. In which case provided the WiFi part of the SkyZone…

7 months7 monthsAJWAJW posted:
Caesarstone. Fresh concrete, Raw Concrete

Yep, my sleek concrete does show every mark and wipe. Once a week we give it a proper clean using Jiff (which is essentially what the OEM cleaner is) and…

8 months8 monthsAJWAJW posted:
How can I make Pantry look better

The cooktop is on an internal wall, the one the door would need to open into. It goes up the cavity into the roof space then across towards the hotwater…

8 months8 monthsAJWAJW posted:
How can I make Pantry look better

It really needs to be a sliding door. Builder was happy to put in a swing door, but to me it really needs to be sliding otherwise when open it…

8 months8 monthsAJWAJW posted:
How can I make Pantry look better

Same too. Though think the second pic might be what we need to soften it a little. The wife isn't much into words and the like but might be able…

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