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alexf40

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1 year1 yearalexf40alexf40 posted:
Importing kitchen appliances from Germany

Hi,
We had a fantastic experience with importing our goods. The total cost of everything including taxes, custom duties, custom broker, insurance, shipping etc was almost exactly half the price.
Some of…

1 year1 yearalexf40alexf40 posted:
Importing kitchen appliances from Germany

Hi Steve, had a fantastic experience with the whole process and would highly recommend it if you're able to wait 4-6 weeks. Will message you directly.

4 years4 yearsalexf40alexf40 posted:
FEG Walk in Wardrobe System?

Hi Stewie, thanks for the reply.
I discovered the FEG system on the Lincoln Sentry website, but they couldn't be any more unhelpful. They won't give out any details of anyone…

4 years4 yearsalexf40alexf40 posted:
Importing kitchen appliances from Germany

Hmm completely forgot about the water pressure difference. I really don't want to have taps blasting out water and soaking the kitchen, perhaps it's not worth the cost saving here.

4 years4 yearsalexf40alexf40 posted:
FEG Walk in Wardrobe System?

Hi
Do you have or have seen the FEG wardrobe system?
We really like the look of it but have some concerns about having shelves with only rear support.
We're also looking…

4 years4 yearsalexf40alexf40 posted:
Importing kitchen appliances from Germany

Thanks for the replies, now anyone know anything about taps?

Thanks for the links, I've read half of that now, I didn't realise so many other people have already done it…

4 years4 yearsalexf40alexf40 posted:
Importing kitchen appliances from Germany

Hi,
We're currently speaking with a company in Germany to import our Gaggenau appliances. The appliances are approximately 45% of the cost here. I've been trying to look at duty fees…

4 years4 yearsalexf40alexf40 posted:
IP Camera and cloud recording

Hi Bels,
Yep the newer firmware is supposed to have virtual host settings, mine was running 3.0.8 and didn't have it, so upgraded to the latest version 3.0.10 and it doesn't…

4 years4 yearsalexf40alexf40 posted:
IP Camera and cloud recording

It'll be saved to the NVR which can record at full frame rate, but I want to have it stored off site too. Not so worried about the quality here,…

4 years4 yearsalexf40alexf40 posted:
IP Camera and cloud recording

To be honest I'm not really sure what I'm doing, still can't get it working correctly :(
I thought it'd be easier to connect to the cams…

4 years4 yearsalexf40alexf40 posted:
IP Camera and cloud recording

Hi Bels.
A few things have changed since my last post :)
I haven't opened the Y Cam and will be returning it. I've purchased a Hikvision NVR…

4 years4 yearsalexf40alexf40 posted:
Plaster skimming walls?

This is different to a level 5 finish. This is done with one application and is a polished finish no need to sand.
@Tim - did you find out of your…

4 years4 yearsalexf40alexf40 posted:
Plaster skimming walls?

Hi Tim, unfortunately too late, however it would be good to have your mate's number for later as he may come in handy. I'm getting tired of this white setting...

4 years4 yearsalexf40alexf40 posted:
IP Camera and cloud recording

Hi,
I've just purchased an IP Camera, specifically a Y Cam Gen 2 1080 HD bullet. When I ordered it I thought it worked with Y Cam's Homemonitor system, which I…

4 years4 yearsalexf40alexf40 posted:
Plaster skimming walls?

I spoke with Gyprock and they too could only talk about a level 5 finish. For this you need perfectly flat walls before spraying the top coat on, which then…

4 years4 yearsalexf40alexf40 posted:
Plaster skimming walls?

It's so common back in the UK, that he says it's quicker for him to skim the whole ceiling than to just do the joins.

4 years4 yearsalexf40alexf40 posted:
Tradesman's hourly rate and lunch?

Thanks :)

4 years4 yearsalexf40alexf40 posted:
Plaster skimming walls?

My brother is a plasterer in the UK and is currently over here on holiday and has offered to skim coat my ceilings for me. As the room is almost…

4 years4 yearsalexf40alexf40 posted:
Where to buy external render bead?

FYI for anyone else, managed to get stainless steel beads from www.gyprocktrade.com.au
36 Chard Road
BROOKVALE
NSW 2100
Phone: 02 9909 6900

4 years4 yearsalexf40alexf40 posted:
Tradesman's hourly rate and lunch?

Hiya,
For tradesman who are working on an hourly rate should I be expected to pay for their lunch hour?
Cheers

4 years4 yearsalexf40alexf40 posted:
Where to buy external render bead?

Hi,
I'm after external render bead, both corner and stop beads. However Bunnings and H&G don't sell it.
Can anyone recommend anywhere around Manly Vale/Brookvale which will sell it?
Cheers
Alex

4 years4 yearsalexf40alexf40 posted:
Time required to change fusebox/switchboard?

As the whole house is being rewired I agreed to pay on an hourly basis for work completed. Rather than get numerous quotes every week for little projects. I thought…

4 years4 yearsalexf40alexf40 posted:
Time required to change fusebox/switchboard?

Hi, thanks for your reply.
I've uploaded an image here of the new box: http://www.code-d.com/switchboard.jpg
and old box: http://www.code-d.com/oldbox.jpg
The wall is double…

4 years4 yearsalexf40alexf40 posted:
Time required to change fusebox/switchboard?

Hi all,
Again I've had another electrician try and rip me off. He's claiming it took him 7hrs to fit my new fuse box, which I know is a lie as…

4 years4 yearsalexf40alexf40 posted:
Who make this drawer system?

Hi,
I was wondering if anyone know who make this drawer system?
http://www.bathroomwarehouse.com.au/sit ... k=s9OxOu0k
The vanity I really wanted, they won't make as a double sink unit, so…

4 years4 yearsalexf40alexf40 posted:
Help please with vanity choice

I've been looking at this one http://www.bathroomwarehouse.com.au/van ... aesar.html
They have quite a few drawer only ones. Not sure how they compare price wise with custom ones.

4 years4 yearsalexf40alexf40 posted:
Cutting a joist

Ok thanks, when do you need to use doubles?

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