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4 months4 monthsBcr83Bcr83 posted:
Painting Acrylic rendered retaining wall

Thanks mate, is there a standard off the shelf type breathable product I can apply DIY? Thanks

5 months5 monthsBcr83Bcr83 posted:
Painting Acrylic rendered retaining wall

Hi,
Having done tonnes of reading on paint, primers/stabilisers I am still searching for what would be the most suitable products to paint the rendered wall given the details below:
The wall…

2 years2 yearsBcr83Bcr83 posted:
House wrap and Hebel installation

I am building with a well known project builder (M), we had worse than this. nearly half the house panels pulled off, frame straightened, new top hats. new panels,
Articulation…

2 years2 yearsBcr83Bcr83 posted:
Waterproofing product advice needed (retaining wall)

Hi All,
Long story, have paid a fortune to have back fill dug up and retaining wall sealed and waterproofed (besser block)
We used a commercial product (HPMA Sealtite AR) from Aldridge…

2 years2 yearsBcr83Bcr83 posted:
Water proofing a besser block core filled retaining wall

Thanks mate, already in process of digging the SOB out. We had a lot of issues with movement but they were way too casual about the waterproofing piece which I…

2 years2 yearsBcr83Bcr83 posted:
Do I need Weep holes in my retaining wall?

In my saga to have my backfill excavated and besser block wall waterproofed I have now come across another question...
I have weep holes every 2m at the base of the…

2 years2 yearsBcr83Bcr83 posted:
Help with waterproofing retaining wall cove joint

Thanks mate, I can insert new pipes as they are not cemented into position they are firm but slideable.
But they basically rest on the footing
Ive got to seal the expansion…

2 years2 yearsBcr83Bcr83 posted:
Help with waterproofing retaining wall cove joint

Hi,
I am looking to waterproof positive side of retaining wall, very difficult with limited access.
I have weep holes installed at base of block wall with small pvc pipes running through.
Knowing…

Help with waterproofing retaining wall cove joint
2 years2 yearsBcr83Bcr83 posted:
Water proofing a besser block core filled retaining wall

Yes i am also of the same thought, I have read and heard good things of the cementitious membrane types of waterproofing however it’s only generally offered as a remedial…

2 years2 yearsBcr83Bcr83 posted:
Water proofing a besser block core filled retaining wall

Hi, I have a had a few headaches with a recent retaining wall installation,
My wall is 1m from boundary as a garden bed, I have required ag-drain, weepholes and…

2 years2 yearsBcr83Bcr83 posted:
Concrete slab - some rust marks and cracks. Should I be conc

Hi,
Had my slab poured recently noting that I had ore pour inspection by ind engineer with some minor defects rectified.
I noted two things when seeing the finish slab apart from…

2 years2 yearsBcr83Bcr83 posted:
Metricon Inclusions/Exclusions

I am building a WF51 in Sydney it’s now a 53sq with some changes.
My base with facade was about 560k (2 price rises prior)
There is 370k upgrades spent plus 40k…

3 years3 yearsBcr83Bcr83 posted:
Retaining wall & council woes what next

Long story as these things usually are.
Approved plan has a retaining wall adjacent to side boundary. Engineering details are included etc. my block side boundary requires 600mm retaining of which…

3 years3 yearsBcr83Bcr83 posted:
Need help to decide the roof type and colour (monier or colo

Edit here is the sambuca.
Would it be right to assume the monument would be lighter? The profile may show the colour differently but wasn’t sure...

3 years3 yearsBcr83Bcr83 posted:
Need help to decide the roof type and colour (monier or colo

Hi all,
We are stuck on our last externals choice, we opted for our home to look exactly like the display home which is a bit more of an elegant/ contemporary…

3 years3 yearsBcr83Bcr83 posted:
Help! Glazing options for new build - lots of windows

Thanks so much for the replies and advice.
ECOECO I’ve been following a lot of your replies and can see you know a thing or two about glass!
I opted against…

3 years3 yearsBcr83Bcr83 posted:
Help! Glazing options for new build - lots of windows

Hi,
I am building a large two storey home in Sydney (north west)
Cold winter mornings (zero or below) . Hot summer afternoons...
We have 3 large direct north facing windows.
Two are double…

Help! Glazing options for new build - lots of windows
3 years3 yearsBcr83Bcr83 posted:
Advice needed on painting over stained treated pine

Many thanks Simeon, will do exactly that
Regards

3 years3 yearsBcr83Bcr83 posted:
Advice needed on painting over stained treated pine

Hi,
Bit of an unusual situation, To comply with my estate guidelines I need to install a natural finished timber pergola for my new house being built.
My builder has included a…

Advice needed on painting over stained treated pine
3 years3 yearsBcr83Bcr83 posted:
Entry bulkhead design help needed!

The area where the understairs door in existing design has a 265mm bulkhead
if we put a 2340 under stairs door this wont work. I also want the door height…

Entry bulkhead design help needed!
3 years3 yearsBcr83Bcr83 posted:
Entry bulkhead design help needed!

It’s Stanford facade, I have repositioned balcony but yes balcony over portico.

3 years3 yearsBcr83Bcr83 posted:
Entry bulkhead design help needed!

I’m down to the final change on the plan, after 5 months and over 300 changes I just want to sign the damn contract!
Entry Bulkhead, people with an experienced eye…

3 years3 yearsBcr83Bcr83 posted:
My Metricon Bordeaux 56 build

Yep going for M'con design Stamford. So want to copy that but was always concerned about Hebel durability, cracking etc.

3 years3 yearsBcr83Bcr83 posted:
My Metricon Bordeaux 56 build

I like the idea of better insulation but wanting cladding on facade for top floor.... I think cladding has reasonable insulation properties??

3 years3 yearsBcr83Bcr83 posted:
My Metricon Bordeaux 56 build

Hi, I am looking at building a large Metricon home in Sydney and deciding between a Hebel ground floor or Brick. How has the Hebel held up and have you…

4 years4 yearsBcr83Bcr83 posted:
Retaining wall design and visualisation company?

Thanks for the reply as we run the recycled water and a rainwater tank for my property this is not needed

4 years4 yearsBcr83Bcr83 posted:
Retaining wall design and visualisation company?

Hi I'm currently in the process of deciding between retaining wall design and placement for a new build.
Are there any companies people know of that easy to work with who…

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