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12 d12 daussietaaussieta posted:
floor plan dimensions question

all of the plans i have seen show 90mm internal walls
which equals stud to stud, so room size after framing, but before plasterboard

14 d14 daussietaaussieta posted:
Design and Orientation (Pic attached) - any advice welcome!

if you go the architect road make sure you own the plans
if you get good plans but classic are too expensive, you may not be able to use the plans

18 d18 daussietaaussieta posted:
continuous hot water with shower mixer

also beware 26L does not mean taking 26L from 10c up to 60c
they are rated at something stupid like 20 degree increase in temperature
so it would take 26L from 10c…

22 d22 daussietaaussieta posted:
Is this legal?

timber board is legal with electric hotplate, sorry
gpo must not be in a position where cords plugged in could be damaged by hotplate

22 d22 daussietaaussieta posted:
Is this legal?

if it is timber board i believe it is illegal
the gpo (power point) is definitely illegal

23 d23 daussietaaussieta posted:
Is this legal?

the cinder block is fireproof
i am more concerned
is that a gpo above the stove

23 d23 daussietaaussieta posted:
Is this concerns re swimming pool non compliance area?

took nearly 5 seconds to find

26 d26 daussietaaussieta posted:
Coulourbond steel roof maintenace

the algae roots grow into the coating, so get it off as soon as you can

28 d28 daussietaaussieta posted:
Buying land - what to watch out for

bal levels if adjacent land bush/heavy trees

1 month1 monthaussietaaussieta posted:
Small vs big size lots

you couldn't pay me to take a 200m2 block
imo 600m2 should be the minimum legal size outside of cbd
they wonder why there are so many neighbour disputes when you live…

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1 month1 monthaussietaaussieta posted:
do you do fengshui yourself or hire a prof?

i have always considered feng shui as the difference between walking into grand-ma's house, which just feels comfortable
and walking into a display home which feels wrong

1 month1 monthaussietaaussieta posted:
Tenant with Pets

rented house for 2 years
after we moved in
took us 2 years to get rid of the fleas
had to replace the whole house of brand new carpet. (installed day before tenant…

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2 months2 monthsaussietaaussieta posted:
Feng Shui tips/advice on my proposed floorplan?

fridge works by transferring internal heat to its outside skin
if it is next to a heat source (oven) it will not be efficient in giving off that heat
many new houses…

2 months2 monthsaussietaaussieta posted:
Feng Shui tips/advice on my proposed floorplan?

why is there no robe in bed 3?
imo ensuite shower is too big
oven and fridge should not be next to each other as fridge will struggle when oven is being…

2 months2 monthsaussietaaussieta posted:
Fibre glass pool installation gone wrong

thread dig when you should have slept in

2 months2 monthsaussietaaussieta posted:
What is this motor on my home

i am guessing spa motor

2 months2 monthsaussietaaussieta posted:
Tips for first home buyers

have found many sites where you cannot leave negative feedback
all feedback is screened before being uploaded

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2 months2 monthsaussietaaussieta posted:
Tips for first home buyers

and check out things you forgot

2 months2 monthsaussietaaussieta posted:
Large shed insulation advice needed

what about anticon and chicken wire installed from underneath

2 months2 monthsaussietaaussieta posted:
Copyrighted Plans

i highly doubt denis will sell you a right to use their plans
either use denis to build the house you like or choose another design

3 months3 monthsaussietaaussieta posted:
door/ceiling

slab or suspended timber floor?
age of house?

3 months3 monthsaussietaaussieta posted:
Fence Question - Unregistered neighbor land

been there, done that
dont waste your time
if you bought a block of land and neighbour says "oh i want you to pay half of fence i put up last year"…

3 months3 monthsaussietaaussieta posted:
Cavity sliding door for alfresco - worth $5k?

it is not just the cost of the door unit
there is the larger lintel as it is most likely a load bearing wall
which requires engineer to tell how large a…

3 months3 monthsaussietaaussieta posted:
Fence Question - Unregistered neighbor land

there is nothing you can do
you have to pay full cost

3 months3 monthsaussietaaussieta posted:
Fence Question - Unregistered neighbor land

most developers have a clause where they will not incur fencing costs
so that leaves you paying 100% of costs
just hope someone settles on land next door, before you are ready…

3 months3 monthsaussietaaussieta posted:
New home. Frustrating battles with the builder to fix

i gave up in the end and fixed them myself

3 months3 monthsaussietaaussieta posted:
Checking Wall & Floor Building Tolerances with Bosch Lasers

the dewalt is more accurate

3 months3 monthsaussietaaussieta posted:
Need some advice

i was always told they run the length of the house?
unless you transition at the entry/living room doorway
the hallways will look terrible, imo
i just did a google and shayna blaze…

3 months3 monthsaussietaaussieta posted:
Flyscreen pricing / after handover?

most flyscreens install from inside
you might save a few bucks doing them after handover
we bought ours from the window company the builder used, so they had all the measurements on…

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4 months4 monthsaussietaaussieta posted:
Knock down rebuild hidden costs

a knock down always disturbs the soil and becomes a P site

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