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Joined 13 November 2014
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12 h12 haussietaaussieta 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 d2 daussietaaussieta 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

16 d16 daussietaaussieta 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…

18 d18 daussietaaussieta 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

18 d18 daussietaaussieta 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…

21 d21 daussietaaussieta 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…

21 d21 daussietaaussieta 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

21 d21 daussietaaussieta 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…

24 d24 daussietaaussieta 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…

26 d26 daussietaaussieta 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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28 d28 daussietaaussieta posted:
Zip Taps - are they worth it or a PITA?

i travel to many industrial/ commercial sites daily
i see more broken than working
i have only seen one or two where the boiling water safety switch was still working

1 month1 monthaussietaaussieta posted:
Metricon trades using electricity from our house

when the builders built next door to me i found the brickie using my front tap to make his mortar
when i confronted him he apologised, gave me $50 and we…

2 months2 monthsaussietaaussieta posted:
irrigation for acreage

we have 2 acres that will mostly be used for horses
looking at some irrigation ideas
looks like i am going to need multiple large water tanks
looking at this sprinkler

2 months2 monthsaussietaaussieta posted:
Gas Meter & Electricity Box

regs are 500mm between gas meter and meter box or ignition source
viewtopic.php?f=31&t=91718&p=1798160#p1798160
so joanna yours is non compliant with that powerpoint there
as to bedroom i dont believe there…

2 months2 monthsaussietaaussieta posted:
Anyone got experience to take down gumtree with Ku-Ring-Gai

not sure if it would work but i would try
get the cfa to come out
make a donation and ask them to write a letter
saying it is a fire hazard or…

2 months2 monthsaussietaaussieta posted:
Top Tips for NEWBIE building a house

and dont forget this post
viewtopic.php?t=5823

2 months2 monthsaussietaaussieta posted:
gas line connected to wrong spot

just looked up the regs and there must be 500mm clearance between any part of gas regulator and electricity meter box

2 months2 monthsaussietaaussieta posted:
gas line connected to wrong spot

there are laws about how close the gas can be to electrical
so it could not be next to that pipe
even where it is may not pass, i dont know the…

3 months3 monthsaussietaaussieta posted:
Figuring out what size mortgage we can finance

how much deposit do you have
i would be scared ----less with a $700,000 mortgage
assuming rates go up to 7 or 8 percent in the next few years
you would be looking…

3 months3 monthsaussietaaussieta posted:
Does garage slab needs to be coated?

it doesnt "need" to be sealed, but definitely have it sealed
before the garage is filled with crap
oil drips, paint drips and anything else you may do in garage will eventually…

4 months4 monthsaussietaaussieta posted:
Changing locks necessary?

but who has posession of the individual key up until handover
for a few hundred dollars have the locks rekeyed

4 months4 monthsaussietaaussieta posted:
Pool Renovation - tiles

i just had my pool refurbished with eco bright
looked at tiles but was concerned they may be slippery

4 months4 monthsaussietaaussieta posted:
Pool Compliance

qld pool fence requirements
http://www.hpw.qld.gov.au/construction/ ... fault.aspx

4 months4 monthsaussietaaussieta posted:
Pool Compliance

looking at the pics, from the top of the step to the top of the fence must be minimum 1200mm
nothing a child can stand on within 900mm of the fence
i…

4 months4 monthsaussietaaussieta posted:
Pool Compliance

you will need a taller glass panel in that last section
or to look neater make it a taller gate with latch furthest from house

4 months4 monthsaussietaaussieta posted:
Constant Water damage from neighbours leaking pool

if your slab has a penetration, drain pipe or similar
you may have something similar to a spring happening
but i would hope your house is above grade

4 months4 monthsaussietaaussieta posted:
Gas Line

sorry if this is a dumb question
what was done to remove gas from old house
couldnt the ouput from the meter be capped
then just have gas fitter run new pipe from…

4 months4 monthsaussietaaussieta posted:
Do apprentices need to be supervised by a qualified builder?

legally they must be supervised by a qualified tradesman
reality is a different story

4 months4 monthsaussietaaussieta posted:
Weird problem with door.

you need a square and a spirit level
you also need to check the spirit level is accurate
your door may be a parrallelogram

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