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6 years6 yearsBen01Ben01 posted:
New build - planning for wall mounted TVs.

Anyone else??????

6 years6 yearsBen01Ben01 posted:
New build - planning for wall mounted TVs.

Problem is both are on single brick wall, ie no cavity :(
Hence why power point behind tv (plug wouldn't fit down conduit) and adding conduit for…

6 years6 yearsBen01Ben01 posted:
New build - planning for wall mounted TVs.

Hoping someone could give some good advice re: placement of GPO and wall plate/conduit when planning for wall mounted tv's?
General consensus regarding height of tv for wall mount seems to…

6 years6 yearsBen01Ben01 posted:
How many downlights? Average number of lights

Problem with this is (and i have heard of this issue on several occasions on this forum) is that if the electrician places the batten directly below a beam in…

6 years6 yearsBen01Ben01 posted:
Brightgreen D900 installation confusion

Jaans do you have them completely through your home???

6 years6 yearsBen01Ben01 posted:
Brightgreen D900 installation confusion

I'd probably get all the switches & conduits sorted through the builder - they include them anyway unless you want more of course, but just work out what you want…

6 years6 yearsBen01Ben01 posted:
Brightgreen D900 installation confusion

Thanks for the replies....
The problem is I'm not sure my builder is offering these empty sockets. As far as I know it either batons or junction boxes?? So do I…

6 years6 yearsBen01Ben01 posted:
Brightgreen D900 installation confusion

As topic states I am considering purchasing the brightgreen d900’s for my new build, approximately 30 for living areas etc and i am a little confused about the installation of…

8 years8 yearsBen01Ben01 posted:
Ducted gas heating - is this a joke???

Not from where i'm sitting it doesn't dymonite ;)

8 years8 yearsBen01Ben01 posted:
reasonable price - poured limestone??

thanks peeps...
Now im a bit confused what to do. It's not an obvious area but i'd still love to just finish it off with the limestone. The guy that quoted…

8 years8 yearsBen01Ben01 posted:
reasonable price - poured limestone??

Hi all,
I've got poured limestone down both sides of my house but on one side it stops at the fence running from the side of the house to the neighbours…

8 years8 yearsBen01Ben01 posted:
Ducted gas heating - is this a joke???

Okay so I rang back today because i just couldn't fathom where they get this from.
The first lady i spoke to (and same as the lady yesterday) informed me that…

8 years8 yearsBen01Ben01 posted:
Ducted gas heating - is this a joke???

Hi all,
Let me preface this by saying that generally my gas bill for 3 months is around the $180 mark. This is gas cooking, and gas storage hot water for…

8 years8 yearsBen01Ben01 posted:
Gap under fence - how can i fill it?

Hi everyone,
I have about a 40cm high limestone retaining wall with a 15 metre colourbond fence on top of it. There is a gap between fence and limestone of varying…

8 years8 yearsBen01Ben01 posted:
Unsealed grout

Umm about a year ago .. give or take ...
Don't get me wrong, its not like super soft you can just pick it out ,... but if you use something…

8 years8 yearsBen01Ben01 posted:
Unsealed grout

Does anyone know what unsealed grout is like?
Is it supposed to be quite soft? - By soft i mean very porous to touch and you can scratch it quite firm…

8 years8 yearsBen01Ben01 posted:
Anyone ceiling mounted a TV?

I'm wanting to have one of my TV's installed in our bedroom - preferably directly in front of our bed. The problem is the wall in front is single brick…

9 years9 yearsBen01Ben01 posted:
Building in WA - what's the wait?

Hi everyone...
We are toying with the idea of building a home - we both love Baldivis so it seems that's where it will be should we decide to build.
I'm wondering…

9 years9 yearsBen01Ben01 posted:
Celebration Homes WA?

Sorry jayw i am not a building fanatic I dont take an active interest in building companies. I based my comments on the fact they don't seem to be a…

9 years9 yearsBen01Ben01 posted:
Celebration Homes WA?

Just wondering if anyone has built with Celebration Homes and after some feedback on quality etc?
We are looking at buying a brand new house from them which is near completion,…

9 years9 yearsBen01Ben01 posted:
Exposed Aggregate - how much??

Onc i'm not too far from you, im in bunbury.
Have you had it done or know anyone down here that is reputable??
what sorta price per sqm would i be looking…

9 years9 yearsBen01Ben01 posted:
Exposed Aggregate - how much??

Is it expensive?? ..
Is anyone able to give a rough idea of price per metre??
Thinking of getting a driveway done and area around front door etc but its quite…

9 years9 yearsBen01Ben01 posted:
What is growing on my limestone??

Thanks onc,
yep that sounds about it ... bit of a bummer.
I've hosed it off and yeah, it disapears, but then gradually returns. Its such a nuisance because there's just these…

9 years9 yearsBen01Ben01 posted:
What is growing on my limestone??

I have a large limestone block retaining wall out the side of our house, and I'm wondering if anyone can tell me what the white powdery substance is that seems…

9 years9 yearsBen01Ben01 posted:
Removing flyscreens - whats the secret?

What sort of flyscreens are you referring to ?
the ones on the windows on your house .. u know, aluminium frame and thin ferral fibreglass material ... ???
I tried…

9 years9 yearsBen01Ben01 posted:
Removing flyscreens - whats the secret?

Is it just me or is it incredibly difficult to remove flyscreens, and even more difficult to put them back in????
For the life of me I cannot find an "easy"…

10 years10 yearsBen01Ben01 posted:
Suspicious of previous owner's DIY jobs..

Minx i can without a doubt say he is not a registered builder..
He didn't build this house - * did.. but exactly how much they did and how much…

10 years10 yearsBen01Ben01 posted:
Suspicious of previous owner's DIY jobs..

Pretty sure building warranty covers the structure itself, not ******* ad-ons which they weren't responsible for??
I would have thought though that the details - i.e electrical, gas etc etc would…

10 years10 yearsBen01Ben01 posted:
Suspicious of previous owner's DIY jobs..

We moved into our 2yr old house a few months ago and from day dot I was a little suspicous about a few things.
The guy who built the house (and…

10 years10 yearsBen01Ben01 posted:
Oil staining on concrete....

Not a bore at all diamond, very interesting indeed.
Just confirms even more what a pain in the a$$ oil is.

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