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13 years13 yearsAntoxaAntoxa posted:
Is building permit required for building a deck?

Hi All,
Is building permit required for building a deck?
Thanks

13 years13 yearsAntoxaAntoxa posted:
Merbau decking 140 mm vs 90 mm

Hi Dukekamaya,
Thanks for your response. The width is 19 mm for 140mm and 90mm,
I was told by the seller that if I screw it properly (2 screws approx 110 mm…

13 years13 yearsAntoxaAntoxa posted:
Merbau decking 140 mm vs 90 mm

Hi All,
Could you please advise which width is better, looks nicer for a deck 30 square meters?
I have got 2 quotes for 140 mm and 90 mm. The quotes…

13 years13 yearsAntoxaAntoxa posted:
Slide out rangehood problem

Hi Strumer,
Thanks for the response.
I am not sure whether it is ducted or circulated.
As far as I remember, the guys who installed the rangehood just screwed the rangehood to…

13 years13 yearsAntoxaAntoxa posted:
Backyard leveling

One bloke quoted:
$280 - bobcat and labor.
$700 - 25 cubic meters of screened fill soil to make the backyard as flat as possible (this is optional). There is a fall…

13 years13 yearsAntoxaAntoxa posted:
Slide out rangehood problem

Hi All,
Is it normal for a rangehood not to suck the steam in?
The motor works, the light turns on but it does not suck the steam in.
Thanks,
Anton

13 years13 yearsAntoxaAntoxa posted:
Ducted heating blows cold air first 20-30 seconds.

Hi All,
Has anyone had the problem when a ducted heating starts up it blows cold air first 20-30 seconds and then warm air comes?
I spoke to the heating company and…

13 years13 yearsAntoxaAntoxa posted:
Backyard leveling

Hi mikkyG,
Thank for the advice. I have tried it. Got 2 approx. quotes. The first quote is doubled than the second one.

13 years13 yearsAntoxaAntoxa posted:
Backyard leveling

Hi Fu Manchu,
I am in Melbourne. Thanks anyway for your response.

13 years13 yearsAntoxaAntoxa posted:
Backyard leveling

Hi All,
Could you please recommend someone with bobcat to level our backyard in Point Cook?
Your responses are very much appreciated.
Thanks,
Antoxa

13 years13 yearsAntoxaAntoxa posted:
Downlights. Need your advice. Some pics available.

amilelka, I_BUILD
It's a good option to have 2 DL evenly spaced in each recess. I didn't think of it, but it's a really good idea.
Thanks for your replies.

13 years13 yearsAntoxaAntoxa posted:
Downlights. Need your advice. Some pics available.

Hi All,
As I described in my first post in this topic, I have got a problem with downlights being not in centers of the ceiling recesses.
My SS says they…

13 years13 yearsAntoxaAntoxa posted:
Downlights. Need your advice. Some pics available.

Hi All,
We have got 3 separate recesses in the ceiling lined up along our entry.
In each recess there should be a downlight in the center. This is a feature…

13 years13 yearsAntoxaAntoxa posted:
How do you express appreciation of your SS's work?

Hi All,
This question might seem to be strange.
But how do you express appreciation of your SS's work if you are completely happy with you newly built house?

13 years13 yearsAntoxaAntoxa posted:
Toilet Drain. Is it OK?

Hi All,
Could someone experienced tell me whether this toilet drain is OK?
As far as I can see the drain is shifted from the hole in the slab. Is it alright?

Thanks

Toilet Drain. Is it OK?
13 years13 yearsAntoxaAntoxa posted:
Dishwasher

Thanks, mek!

13 years13 yearsAntoxaAntoxa posted:
Dishwasher

Hi All,
Could anyone please tell me whether dishwasher provision size W610mm/H850mm/D580mm is alright?
What brand and model would you recommend?
Thanks

13 years13 yearsAntoxaAntoxa posted:
Which laminate thickness is healthier? 12mm vs 8mm?

Hi Phoenix,
This is a laminate floor. Around 182 sq meters.

13 years13 yearsAntoxaAntoxa posted:
Which laminate thickness is healthier? 12mm vs 8mm?

Hi Al,
The problem is that formaldehyde is a gas and it's just enough to have the laminate floor indoor.

13 years13 yearsAntoxaAntoxa posted:
Which laminate thickness is healthier? 12mm vs 8mm?

Hi All,
Can anyone tell me which laminate thickness is healthier?
1) 12 mm. I found it on ebay.
Looks nice, strong and reliable. Very hard to scratch. Excellent optics, high…

13 years13 yearsAntoxaAntoxa posted:
No shower drain in the slab

Adrian B, sure I have.
He said the drain MIGHT BE covered by a thin layer of concrete so that it's not visible.
But, as I said, I tried to knock the…

13 years13 yearsAntoxaAntoxa posted:
No shower drain in the slab

Hi All,
Our house building has commenced and the slab has been poured.
Also framers have put the frame layout on the slab and now I can see where exactly each room…

14 years14 yearsAntoxaAntoxa posted:
Facade Colors

Thanks, Michelle!
To be honest I don't remember the colour for the render. But I guess it's something like on the next sketch.

Facade Colors
14 years14 yearsAntoxaAntoxa posted:
Facade Colors

Yes it is a colour. However I coud not find this color on Rockcote website.

14 years14 yearsAntoxaAntoxa posted:
Facade Colors

Rockcote is a brand. Newrybar is a type/color of the render.
Unfortunately I don't know what paint is used in this blend.

14 years14 yearsAntoxaAntoxa posted:
Facade Colors

Thanks, Michelle.
I think chino and paperbark looks almost the same. May be moulds and fascia should be a bit lighter?

14 years14 yearsAntoxaAntoxa posted:
Facade Colors

Michelle,
Roof tiles: Boral Macquarie Premium Colour Range (Colour
Through) Charcoal Grey
Gutters: Colorbond Paperbark
Fascia, Moulds : Wattyl Chino
Bricks: Boral Red Vellour
Render: Rockcote Newrybar Blend
Front Door: Wattyl Slate
Windows, Garage Door: …

14 years14 yearsAntoxaAntoxa posted:
Facade Colors

Hi All and Michelle,
Could you please tell me whether the colors on my facade are fine.

Any thoughts are welcome.
Thanks.

Facade Colors
14 years14 yearsAntoxaAntoxa posted:
Has anybody heard of Mega Homes?

Hi Kimmy,
Approximately a year ago I was considering to build with them.
They explained to me, their customers were people who didn't have enough deposit. They also said that…

14 years14 yearsAntoxaAntoxa posted:
WE HAVE A HOUSE!

Vanderlay,
Congratulations!!! ::
As per your experience, would you recommend to build with Porter Davis?

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