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13 d13 daussietaaussieta posted:
vinyl cladding protection

if the house was built to code then yes there should be a wrap

13 d13 daussietaaussieta posted:
SOS: Fencing and boundary

just wait until neighbor starts screwing metal screening/art onto your wall

24 d24 daussietaaussieta posted:
Freestanding baths and kids

you will need an alcove in the wall or a bath caddy to put soap, face washers, rubber ducky etc
cleaning around the tub would be my concern, not sure how…

25 d25 daussietaaussieta posted:
Can I sue my builder ?

can you sue =yes
can you win =maybe
will it cost more that its worth =definitely
post a photo of the whole area please
hot pipe is not insulated so maybe an avenue there
the…

27 d27 daussietaaussieta posted:
Double shower design help

we have a double shower 1600 x 900
wont be having one in new build will go 1200 x 900 single
feels a bit cold with one half vacant
after switching…

28 d28 daussietaaussieta posted:
Slab for garage - is engineer over engineering it?

when you build up to an easement the foundations have to be deeper and stronger
so the relevant authority can dig the drain up without your garage falling down

30 d30 daussietaaussieta posted:
Ring Doorbell

a friend has one
his seems to be faulty as he cant talk to guests, he can hear them fine

1 month1 monthaussietaaussieta posted:
Help removing tap nozzle / aerator

there is usually a "key" like a mag wheel lock nut tool
if not a rubber strap wrench. but i have never seen one that will go that small

1 month1 monthaussietaaussieta posted:
Owner Responsible for Any dmage or Theft After PCI

i would rather pay the insurance and be covered
than go through a battle if something happens in the next few weeks

1 month1 monthaussietaaussieta posted:
Moving in with no concrete paths/driveway

we moved in without paving
after the first winter, my wifes car was slipping around so much it ended up under the verandah
could not get a concreter to even quote 6.5m…

1 month1 monthaussietaaussieta posted:
NBN Location

in theory
in practice they would only put my connection box on inside wall from where connection device is
"you don't understand sir, i am not a cabler" "you will have to…

1 month1 monthaussietaaussieta posted:
Extending Floor Structure

have you worked out your roof structure
that was a whole new problem

1 month1 monthaussietaaussieta posted:
Extending Floor Structure

as1684 says all joins in a bearer must occur over a support
you may get away with plating the joint (think a gang nail on steroids)

1 month1 monthaussietaaussieta posted:
Extending Floor Structure

you can double your new joists to your existing joists with new stumps at the red line
but the bottom line is it may not get passed by council
not trying to…

1 month1 monthaussietaaussieta posted:
Extending Floor Structure

you follow the plans supplied by your architect/engineer

2 months2 monthsaussietaaussieta posted:
Problem Fitting Toilet Seat

https://www.bunnings.com.au/diy-advice/ ... oilet-seat
or maybe you have the wrong seat for your bowl

2 months2 monthsaussietaaussieta posted:
Electrical connection to house

well 50mm single phase wont fit in 50 mm conduit
he is correct in the voltage drop

2 months2 monthsaussietaaussieta posted:
Is Plastic Sheet Needed Beneath Pavers?

i use weed mat

2 months2 monthsaussietaaussieta 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,…

2 months2 monthsaussietaaussieta 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…

2 months2 monthsaussietaaussieta posted:
Door misalignment issue

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

2 months2 monthsaussietaaussieta 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…

3 months3 monthsaussietaaussieta 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

3 months3 monthsaussietaaussieta posted:
Cladding & insulation

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

3 months3 monthsaussietaaussieta 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…

3 months3 monthsaussietaaussieta 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

3 months3 monthsaussietaaussieta posted:
Roof trusses: 600 or 900 centers

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

3 months3 monthsaussietaaussieta 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…

3 months3 monthsaussietaaussieta posted:
Asbestos???

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

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