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8 d8 daussietaaussieta posted:
hydronic underfloor heating

timber particle board subfloor, then hydronic pipes set in plywood, then finished engineered hardwood over the top, and screed with tiles in wet areas
more concerned with installing the piping which…

11 d11 daussietaaussieta posted:
hydronic underfloor heating

also posted in ownerbuild but no replies after one week
hopefully a plumber will see it here
just curious in victoria
is it legal for owner builder to install underfloor hydronic pex tubing…

17 d17 daussietaaussieta posted:
hydronic underfloor heating

just curious in victoria
is it legal for owner builder to install underfloor hydronic pex tubing in timber subfloor
and then have plumber make final connection to boiler
as there is a lot…

18 d18 daussietaaussieta posted:
200mm dead space between my boundary and neighbour boundary

i would insist on the fence
or next thing will be metal wall art or trellis attached to your garage
like post 7 melbournevic

24 d24 daussietaaussieta posted:
Electrical Plan Comments / Suggestions

put a power point in hall way for vacuuming (is that a cuboard or study nook)
add some outdoor power points for alfresco and christmas lights

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24 d24 daussietaaussieta posted:
Clear Glass Splashback

i think the big blobs of silastic showing through will look a bit ugly
how do you plan to attach it to the walls

1 month1 monthaussietaaussieta posted:
Help

how about some context
is it in the roof of an old house?, what i think
in the paddock of a farm?

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1 month1 monthaussietaaussieta posted:
HELP I NEED TRUSSES

unfortunately with the timber shortage and boom in building this will be a problem
i have heard rumours that it is expected to improve near the end of the year

1 month1 monthaussietaaussieta posted:
rid of smell

replace the curtains, carpets and repaint
took me a year to get rid of the smell

2 months2 monthsaussietaaussieta posted:
Advice required to remove one joist

you will most likely require an engineer to redesign it
to me it looks like a truss,
going by the beam and double top plates it is carrying some heavy loads

2 months2 monthsaussietaaussieta posted:
Zero lot boundary set back

if he has concreted up to the boundary this is fine
if he has encroached on your land then no that is not ok

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2 months2 monthsaussietaaussieta posted:
Next door neighbour's builder is delaying my build

give them 48 hours notice in writing to remove scaffolding or you will remove it and invoice them for the cost

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2 months2 monthsaussietaaussieta posted:
Review our floor plan - First Home Build

definitely add shower to downstairs
you know there is a broken leg in your future
or at least old age

2 months2 monthsaussietaaussieta posted:
Pitched ceiling and wall cavity

whatever you use the space for, it will be outside the insulation envelope
so allow for new insulation

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2 months2 monthsaussietaaussieta posted:
Thoughts on new house plans

that west facing window in b1 and being upstairs will be unusable in summer

2 months2 monthsaussietaaussieta posted:
Roof tile question

sorry, not sarcastic
quality does not appear to be available in the building industry anymore
i would be upset if that was my house, but nothing will come from complaining

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2 months2 monthsaussietaaussieta posted:
Roof tile question

unfortunately that is completely normal

3 months3 monthsaussietaaussieta posted:
Toilet Bowl Level

blocked vent pipe or plumbing not correct
nothing to do with that toilet

3 months3 monthsaussietaaussieta posted:
Rising Storm Water Pit

"Your neighbor is responsible for their own drainage."
that is not correct, neighbour is responsible for run off, not drains
drain is part of easement and op's garden may not be the…

3 months3 monthsaussietaaussieta posted:
Seeking feedback on floor plan for new home

would help if you list
north
any 2 storey houses to the sides
you are cramming a lot of house on a small block
not a fan of building to boundary, always ends…

3 months3 monthsaussietaaussieta posted:
Window size for natural light into dining

dont forget framing lintel
you may end up taking the whole wall down and roof framing

3 months3 monthsaussietaaussieta posted:
Meter box location

What the fark does a curtain have to do with a meter box location?
because of meter box location they thought it was the mail box:-D

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3 months3 monthsaussietaaussieta posted:
Slab Positioning issue

when i built, i specified 6.5m from side boundary for future garage,
plans showed 6.5m
slab poured at 5.5m
housing guarantee said "not a structural issue, too bad, live with it"

3 months3 monthsaussietaaussieta posted:
New single storey home scaffolding question

2 year thread dig

3 months3 monthsaussietaaussieta posted:
Fireplace - yay or nay

https://www.heraldscotland.com/news/126 ... rates-row/
now to see if i can fit a tyre in my fireplace

3 months3 monthsaussietaaussieta posted:
Fireplace - yay or nay

the neighbours wood burning fireplace vs all the people vaping down the street which is worse for your health?
if you buy anything made in china or india you are supporting…

3 months3 monthsaussietaaussieta posted:
Master ensuite layout

door to wc does not meet code, need 1.2m from swing of door to toilet pan or lift off hinges
put some more measurements in and adjacent rooms, windows
for starters i…

3 months3 monthsaussietaaussieta posted:
Found out raised bathroom at completion stage.

i always look at reviews
most people will post if unhappy, some will post if happy
if too many positive i assume they are false and wont deal with that company especially…

3 months3 monthsaussietaaussieta posted:
Meter box location

that looks like final position to me
contact the builder, s/s and tell them you have instructed bank not to release progress payment as it is not built to contract

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