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4 years4 yearsaza0aza0 posted:
Filling gaps between window and house frame

Tear up insulation and pack it lightly or use a can of expanding foam and cut off the excess. I did the first option at my place and it works…

4 years4 yearsaza0aza0 posted:
Building an Extension in Adelaide. Ideas please??

Just seen this^.
My Mum done a double brick extension with this guy in semaphore, he did a great job it's a few years old now and there have been…

5 years5 yearsaza0aza0 posted:
Any recommendations for a Windows suppy and install

I had eco classic windows delivered to Adelaide and find them fantastic. The only thing that annoys me now is the winders keep failing. I need them be taken off…

5 years5 yearsaza0aza0 posted:
Maintaining good air quality in an energy-efficient house?

The carbon removes smells. $8800 sounds pretty good, I would be happy to pay that.

5 years5 yearsaza0aza0 posted:
Maintaining good air quality in an energy-efficient house?

I used this mob:
http://www.airchange.com.au/
But the link you provided looks really good. Do they have a option with a carbon filter? Have you asked for a price?
Please…

5 years5 yearsaza0aza0 posted:
Help with data points

Make sure you have a phone point in the garage where you have the modem for adsl. From there you run all your network cables out to your house. For…

5 years5 yearsaza0aza0 posted:
Leaving man hole open to cool down area?

I do this all the time in a single story home. Just leave a window down stairs open and it will keep the air moving upwards out the whirly bird.
Try…

5 years5 yearsaza0aza0 posted:
Aircraft noise + custom windows

If you can find these in Australia It would be worth considering, They wouldn't come cheap though.
http://www.halo-uk.com/index.php?option ... Itemid=299
I have had no luck finding them.

6 years6 yearsaza0aza0 posted:
Maintaining good air quality in an energy-efficient house?

About $1500. I did all the work myself though.

6 years6 yearsaza0aza0 posted:
Maintaining good air quality in an energy-efficient house?

Well I finally got around to installing the unit. So far I am happy with it, even though I bought a unit smallest unit it still does a great job.…

6 years6 yearsaza0aza0 posted:
Maintaining good air quality in an energy-efficient house?

Not really sure.
I guess everyday activities like showering and then having wet towels sitting there, with water on the floor. Cooking, washing clothes etc. Combine with the house being…

6 years6 yearsaza0aza0 posted:
Maintaining good air quality in an energy-efficient house?

The windows are already double glazed. I think condensation is worse just because of the high humidity in the house. This the reason I was looking for options for introducing…

6 years6 yearsaza0aza0 posted:
Maintaining good air quality in an energy-efficient house?

I have been having trouble with as well. In winter I have problems with condensation on the inside of my windows and even in summer the house will smell musky…

6 years6 yearsaza0aza0 posted:
Cuttng out sound entering through the window

Have a look here... Wish I had some more money.
http://www.vantagealuminium.com.au/soun ... /sound.htm

6 years6 yearsaza0aza0 posted:
illume shaftless skylights - Has anyone installed one yet?

Has anyone got links with prices for both of these products? Google is not friend with the prices on these things.

6 years6 yearsaza0aza0 posted:
Fixed Window Shutter

Are you looking for external mount or internal mount. I would like to get some for external but have no way of opening and closing the shutter.

6 years6 yearsaza0aza0 posted:
Cuttng out sound entering through the window

No they don't have the sash locks at the ends. They were fitted to the window in my bathroom though.
Cheers

6 years6 yearsaza0aza0 posted:
Cuttng out sound entering through the window

Just so you know I have Eco classic windows with the RW39. In most cases they do block a lot of noise coming through the windows, it kind of sounds…

6 years6 yearsaza0aza0 posted:
Inspector in Adelaide for building codes only.

Thanks Darren, I found a guy though. Probably wasn't what I was after but told me that I needed a lawyer which will be happening soon.

7 years7 yearsaza0aza0 posted:
Inspector in Adelaide for building codes only.

Can anyone recommend a building inspector in Adelaide that really knows his stuff when it comes to meeting building codes? I'm not after someone who comes in to tell me…

7 years7 yearsaza0aza0 posted:
Timber look Porcelain tiles - Melbourne

I went looking for these in Adelaide and couldn't find them anywhere except italia ceramics and they were around $130sqm. I thought they were new to the market as well.
Let…

7 years7 yearsaza0aza0 posted:
The greatest carpet in the world has arrived in OZ !

I was meant to get a call when this new carpet came in, is it in SA yet?

7 years7 yearsaza0aza0 posted:
Which company to choose

I have eco classic windows. I actually went over to Melbourne to check them out before getting them. ( I'm from Adelaide ) House is not completed yet but if…

7 years7 yearsaza0aza0 posted:
eco classic

How much did you pay for a truck? I explored that option and it was dearer than getting the windows delivered ( to SA). My windows should be coming on…

7 years7 yearsaza0aza0 posted:
hush glass vs double glazing

I am in exactly the same situation as you. I am currently building near an airport and absolutely hate noise pollution. While I have not yet finished I spent a…

7 years7 yearsaza0aza0 posted:
Proposed Speed Hump on our Road

All your concerns are valid.
We have had them installed out the back of where we are staying. We never had a problem with cars speeding - only doing burnouts down…

7 years7 yearsaza0aza0 posted:
Roof colour for Basix & NatHERS

Well I am getting surf mist for my roof and am spending to much time trying to make the facade color scheme to work with it. So just like you…

7 years7 yearsaza0aza0 posted:
Our custom build in the Barossa - Guided Tour Anyone?????

I don't have proper thread - yet. I'm not building in Lobethal, I used to live at Kersbrook where I did a extension/reno using the same builder who I got…

7 years7 yearsaza0aza0 posted:
Our custom build in the Barossa - Guided Tour Anyone?????

Does your builder use Kersbrook cabinet makers by any chance? If so are you happy with quality? I'm using a builder from lobethal who uses Kersbrook cabinet makers. I love…

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