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7 months7 monthsbarnesbarnes posted:
Rubber matting under concrete table??

Never had any problems drilling concrete when it has set. Start with 6 mil masonry SDS + drill bit and then you can work up to the size you need…

7 months7 monthsbarnesbarnes posted:
Hydronic heating panels - what cooling options?

Radiator panels are great. I have them for 4 years and I'm always comfy with 22 degrees in every room every minute and loving it. I'm using SIME gas boiler…

7 months7 monthsbarnesbarnes posted:
Engineers report

The funny thing is that it all finished pretty good. After the build was completed I have even received 5,5 k credit from the builder for the footings. You never…

4 years4 yearsbarnesbarnes posted:
Buildin Inspector in Adelaide

No more advice?

4 years4 yearsbarnesbarnes posted:
Buildin Inspector in Adelaide

Thanks, but I don't have any lawns.

4 years4 yearsbarnesbarnes posted:
Buildin Inspector in Adelaide

Can someone recommend a good building inspector in Adelaide for a NEW build?
I have decided to go ahead with my built, I need a building inspector after the slab,…

5 years5 yearsbarnesbarnes posted:
Shipment from China

No problem with that. All Chinese products cheap or not can be easily rewired by a local sparky who will after that install them and sign you off.
It's strange…

5 years5 yearsbarnesbarnes posted:
Shipment from China

Can you recommend somebody? I have called a few of them, but they don't sound pretty interested in a one of shipment. I have an impression that they are looking…

5 years5 yearsbarnesbarnes posted:
Shipment from China

A question to those, who already did this.
I'm planning to buy some stuff directly from China for my new build. I'm looking at buying bamboo flooring, eco decking, light fixtures,…

5 years5 yearsbarnesbarnes posted:
Roof vent thread

Do you have any idea for how many degrees your roof is cooler in summer temperatures, compared to what you have had before installing it? I'm asking this because I…

5 years5 yearsbarnesbarnes posted:
Engineers report

I have asked 1 neighbor and he said that his footings were just a few hundred bucks more (he had the same builder), but his house is ordinary (standard builders…

5 years5 yearsbarnesbarnes posted:
Engineers report

I don't think so. If I'll walk away, the builder will have to sell the land (which I own now) to someone else and it's a headache. You are right…

5 years5 yearsbarnesbarnes posted:
Engineers report

Thanks Structural. I'll go there in a few days and see how many holes were drilled (if any).
Why do you mean it's too late?
I might not proceed and…

5 years5 yearsbarnesbarnes posted:
Engineers report

Today I have received my engineers report for a new build in Adelaide. I don't like it. The builder is charging me an extra amount (some of it for something…

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5 years5 yearsbarnesbarnes posted:
PPR (polypropylene pipes)

Thanks for your help guys. I have decided to order everything including piping and heating panels from overseas. It'll save me the hassle of finding it here and paying triple…

5 years5 yearsbarnesbarnes posted:
Roof vent thread

Hi everyone.
I have a few questions about roof ventilation devices. I had done some research and found out that there are 3 main roof vents available for residential roofs with…

5 years5 yearsbarnesbarnes posted:
I work in flooring - do you have a flooring question?

Thanks Michelle. I will call them tomorrow.

5 years5 yearsbarnesbarnes posted:
I work in flooring - do you have a flooring question?

Hi. I'm looking for cork underlay to use under bamboo, but I'm having trouble finding it. What most offer is a strange mix of rubber with some cork flakes for…

5 years5 yearsbarnesbarnes posted:
PPR (polypropylene pipes)

Can't find PPR pipes and fittings (the only ones I have found are green, which is not good for my color scheme) in Adelaide for hydronic heating. Can someone help,…

5 years5 yearsbarnesbarnes posted:
Double glazing question

Thanks Mark. I have asked it a few times, but they refuse. I want that block of land, if it wasn't the case, I wouldn't sign with this builder. I'll…

5 years5 yearsbarnesbarnes posted:
Double glazing question

Builder says that he can supply only the windows that his suppliers have and no other windows are aloud. Unfortunately for me that is a house and land package and…

5 years5 yearsbarnesbarnes posted:
Double glazing question

Starting to built my house in SA with Hickinbotham (house and land package). Have a window question to all who can help.
This company uses Boral or Southern Star windows. I…

5 years5 yearsbarnesbarnes posted:
Powerpoint On Island Bench

A lot depends on what you use the bench for. If it's for cooking, like chopping vegetables or rolling something in flour, a hole in the bench top is not…

5 years5 yearsbarnesbarnes posted:
Which wood heater

What is under your heater? Is that a piece of special heat proof glass? What is the thickness of this glass? I would say this is a great idea.

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