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2 d2 daussietaaussieta posted:
Attaching a load-bearing cross beam to a plasterboard wall

if it is attached to the wall i think you will need an engineer
use 4 legs

14 d14 daussietaaussieta posted:
What to do when the builder refused to rectify the defects?

i dont think they are defects
i think they dont meet your expectations
the sink has a second lip which looks correct to me
the cooker is what it is
unless you specified benchtop…

18 d18 daussietaaussieta posted:
Fiberglass Pool Bleaching under the water line

pool shops are motivated to sell you products.
combined with poor training and tests conducted under artifical lighting
invest in a quality test kit
fas-dpd using taylor reagents
how are you chlorinating your pool
and…

20 d20 daussietaaussieta posted:
Sink in seperate toilet or combine with main bathroom?

i think it should be compulsory to have a sink in toilet room
walking through the house with dirty hands touching door handles light switches along the way
and my wife always…

23 d23 daussietaaussieta posted:
water pump

looking at getting my water tanks and pump
living on couple of acres the distance from pump to taps/sprinkler will be long
plan on running 1.25" green line pipe but will also…

1 month1 monthaussietaaussieta posted:
Septic systems

the plumber told me in normal amounts most cleaners are fine as the quantities are so diluted
but not to pour a bottle of bleach down the sink or flush a…

1 month1 monthaussietaaussieta posted:
Septic systems

you will have to see what council requires in your area
in my area
a large tank which the liquids drain to a leech field
the solids are emptied every 3 years at…

1 month1 monthaussietaaussieta posted:
What to do here? Post and mesh type fence

the chain link or mesh fence will be climb-able so will not be compliant
a tube pool fence between mesh fence and pool will not be compliant as will be within…

2 months2 monthsaussietaaussieta posted:
Stumps already in place

do you have any photos, council may accept photos
otherwise . i think you will have to dig them up

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2 months2 monthsaussietaaussieta posted:
Building pool near easement

i believe it is 1 metre
and then you need to build a vertical concrete wall
so if they need to excavate the pipe your pool wont collapse

2 months2 monthsaussietaaussieta posted:
Brackets for a blinds fell out of Ceiling

the brackets are meant to be screwed to the wall
if attaching to the ceiling will need to screw into studs
you could try toggle bolts, but i feel it will still…

2 months2 monthsaussietaaussieta posted:
Stumps already in place

if the deck was built with building approval the building department would have inspected bore holes prior to filling and issued an approval certificate and yes you need to prove…

2 months2 monthsaussietaaussieta posted:
Eave Vents

bear in mind there are regulations covering eave vents
they cannot be located above a window
if there is a fire the glass will break and the fire will go straight into…

2 months2 monthsaussietaaussieta posted:
Moving our water tap & meter - South East Water

that doesnt sound correct to me
you would have to shut off water to a length of the street
i am sure you will have to jump through a lot more hoops…

2 months2 monthsaussietaaussieta posted:
Sub floor insulation

still in the planning stage , but yes timber

2 months2 monthsaussietaaussieta posted:
Pest control in a newly built home - Sydney

buy a gecko mosquito trap
https://www.bunnings.com.au/gecko-tripl ... r_p3340296
we have had a few swarming days recently
it was like a cloud , the gecko made short work of them

2 months2 monthsaussietaaussieta posted:
Sub floor insulation

i plan to install from under house using a staple gun
just one long straight run
will be a horrible job
but a one off

2 months2 monthsaussietaaussieta posted:
Sub floor insulation

going to use pet mesh (heavy gauge chicken mesh)

2 months2 monthsaussietaaussieta posted:
Pest control in a newly built home - Sydney

crawling or flying insects

2 months2 monthsaussietaaussieta posted:
Pool Cartridge not working properly?

yes, join the forum
https://www.troublefreepool.com/forum.php
i havent been in a pool store in 5 years
the water is so clear at night you have to check to make sure…

3 months3 monthsaussietaaussieta posted:
Pool Cartridge not working properly?

please, please join tfp
you will never look back
my costs went from around $300 month to $100 per year with swg

3 months3 monthsaussietaaussieta posted:
Pool Cartridge not working properly?

wander over to trouble free pool
https://www.troublefreepool.com/content/
a clean pool you should be able to drop a coin in the deep end and tell if it is heads…

3 months3 monthsaussietaaussieta posted:
Pool Cartridge not working properly?

i think that is a chemical issue not filter
that pool is green as

3 months3 monthsaussietaaussieta posted:
extension and bal

Considering adding an extension to my 1986 home, we are in a bushfire overlay area
if i build an exetension
does the extension need to meet current bal levels
does the rest…

3 months3 monthsaussietaaussieta posted:
Coral homes garage door height

the average seems to be 2100mm
if this is a roller or panel lift there may be room to adjust a bit higher
if a tilt a door you're out of luck

3 months3 monthsaussietaaussieta posted:
How to buy kitchen cabinets from China?

been in business since 2015
as good as it gets for china

3 months3 monthsaussietaaussieta posted:
How to buy kitchen cabinets from China?

and always buy local where you can
it may be your son/daughter, grandchildren, that cant get a job

3 months3 monthsaussietaaussieta posted:
How to buy kitchen cabinets from China?

why would you want to
must items from china are poor quality

3 months3 monthsaussietaaussieta posted:
Tolerance for the footings

save $1000 on concreters costs
spend extra $2000 on brickies costs
and have a poor quality job as well
hmmm which way to go

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