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Joined 13 November 2014
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2 d2 daussietaaussieta posted:
Pool questions

i bought my house 5 years ago
the sellers painted the pool with an expensive epoxy paint
looked great fro 2 years then people started getting blue feet
after 3 years blue hands,…

3 d3 daussietaaussieta posted:
Pool questions

hi welcome to homeone
you have only one post so i wont give a huge answer
but dont paint it under any circumstance unless you are planning to sell up within 12…

5 d5 daussietaaussieta posted:
Door misalignment issue

looks to me like the door jamb/wall has racked over

13 d13 daussietaaussieta posted:
tree loppers

does anybody have a rough guide price to remove some large eucalypts mornington peninsula victoria
they are about 12 metres high with a trunk of around 500mm
i realise every situation…

18 d18 daussietaaussieta posted:
Cladding & insulation

the nail goes into the timber, which is a reasonable insulator
as opposed to an aluminium framed window which thermally bridges the gap between inside and out

18 d18 daussietaaussieta posted:
Cladding & insulation

look up r value brick veneer vs cladding
cladding 0.55 r value
brick veneer 0.51 r value

18 d18 daussietaaussieta posted:
Cladding & insulation

in my understanding
on a cladding wall the wall wrap is a secondary barrier to water penetration
the insulation is placed in the wall cavity between the studs
on a brick veneer the…

21 d21 daussietaaussieta posted:
List of things to consider

yes there is
viewtopic.php?t=5823
i bookmarked it years ago so not sure how many pages it is now

22 d22 daussietaaussieta posted:
Roof trusses: 600 or 900 centers

tile or colorbond
provision for future solar panels or solar hot water

28 d28 daussietaaussieta posted:
Smart Meter -good or bad ?

unfortunately they are compulsory
i had to pay for new smart meter in 2010? in victoria
then in 2011? i had solar panels installed and had to "buy" another new smart meter…

29 d29 daussietaaussieta posted:
Asbestos???

get it tested.
viewtopic.php?f=53&t=92673&p=1815536&hilit=asbestos#p1815536
looks like under $50 for peace of mind

1 month1 monthaussietaaussieta posted:
Asbestos identification

australia pretty much stopped using asbestos in the building industry in mid 80s so you should be fine
but... those pictures look like asbestos

1 month1 monthaussietaaussieta posted:
Height compliance questions. Did you encounter this?

when i add your numbers i get 8.6m

1 month1 monthaussietaaussieta posted:
Buying lights from the US

they wont meet australian standards and if you burn your house down your insurance company will be looking for a reason not to pay out

1 month1 monthaussietaaussieta posted:
Fencing issue with my neighbor

i have the same issue and am just paying the whole amount and placing new fence just inside existing wire fence

2 months2 monthsaussietaaussieta posted:
Study in master bedroom

11.5 x 6.5 master, i think is a bit excessive. make it 8 x 6.5 and have a 3.5 x 6.5 study

2 months2 monthsaussietaaussieta posted:
Fiberglass Pool Bleaching under the water line

pool shop results are notoriously inaccurate and their advice can be problematic
this is the best kit in australia https://clearchoicelabs.com.au/product/ ... alt-water/
or the one i use is…

2 months2 monthsaussietaaussieta posted:
Fiberglass Pool Bleaching under the water line

chlorine levels have been fine????
accurate test numbers using taylor fas-dpd test kit please

2 months2 monthsaussietaaussieta posted:
Fridge problems - dangerous?

that is just a refrigerant line
i suspect someone got the copper too hot brazing it from a repair

2 months2 monthsaussietaaussieta posted:
Water mains pressure exceed 500 KpA

you are correct pressure should be below 500kpa
i think you will have to pay, unless you can prove pressure was 620kpa two and half years ago

2 months2 monthsaussietaaussieta posted:
A Special bath tap seat?

i used ceramic bath sets which does not use the original seat, the whole thing is in the tap body
https://www.bunnings.com.au/mondella-ch ... t_p5002774

2 months2 monthsaussietaaussieta posted:
Shed guttering overhangs boundary! Please help!

what is the allowable building offset for your shed
and as mentioned did you get a permit to build your shed
if you did, was it built in the correct position
the subdivision…

3 months3 monthsaussietaaussieta posted:
Fiberglass Pool Bleaching under the water line

have a read of this post
i dont have time to read it at the moment
https://www.troublefreepool.com/threads ... glass-pool

3 months3 monthsaussietaaussieta posted:
Fiberglass Pool Bleaching under the water line

without accurate test numbers it is hard to advise if
chlorine too high in relationship to cya level
saturation index too high
or a magic pool store potion may have been added
if you…

3 months3 monthsaussietaaussieta posted:
Fiberglass Pool Bleaching under the water line

my target level is 6ppm fc but i like to keep it around 8ppm fc so i have some wriggle room with a cya of 60ppm
most pool professionals have the…

3 months3 monthsaussietaaussieta posted:
Fiberglass Pool Bleaching under the water line

if the liner is badly bleached might be worth trying some 2000 grade wet and dry
and then follow up with some polish/buffing agent

3 months3 monthsaussietaaussieta posted:
Fiberglass Pool Bleaching under the water line

i am seeing terms such as "chlorine too high" "chlorine balanced" "chlorine off the scale"
the fc must be in relationship to the cya level
so 20ppm fc would be maximum…

3 months3 monthsaussietaaussieta posted:
Building a house with a Mortgage

we did very similar
reborrow on your existing house to 80 percent
then use this money as deposit on your new home
when you sell your old home pay the balance onto your…

3 months3 monthsaussietaaussieta posted:
Raise ph to bring it down again

oh dear, you have been pool shopped
as an experiment take a sample to each pool shop in your area or have a friend bring in a sample from your pool…

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