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7 d7 dBob the non-BuilderBob the non-Builder posted:
Fly roof over verandah - advice on angle, offset, etc.

We are just about to get a verandah designed for our high-level house in the inland savannah tropics - i.e. always warm and long months of constant high temperatures and…

23 d23 dBob the non-BuilderBob the non-Builder posted:
Building Contract Specifications

We aren't signing on a sketch, we've just used that as a basis for rough quotes, then will get drawings and full quotes.
We have been trying to get quotes for…

23 d23 dBob the non-BuilderBob the non-Builder posted:
Building Contract Specifications

Can you point me in the right direction for this?
We are about to get a verandah put on and are in the very early stages. Have given…

1 month1 monthBob the non-BuilderBob the non-Builder posted:
Advice on pump / pressure tank combo

If anyone's interested, this is my setup for first flush.
We have a fully guttered house with downpipes on each corner, about 100m2 of roof. Each downpipe has a simple screw-on…

1 month1 monthBob the non-BuilderBob the non-Builder posted:
Advice on pump / pressure tank combo

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I'm still being a bit of a dingbat I know, but ... does that mean you COULD have an elbow coming from the tank, but the last 150mm-200mm…

1 month1 monthBob the non-BuilderBob the non-Builder posted:
Advice on pump / pressure tank combo

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I actually was wrong about my setup - when I properly checked I realised my outlet is basically at ground level, i.e. a drain outlet ... that said I've…

Advice on pump / pressure tank combo
1 month1 monthBob the non-BuilderBob the non-Builder posted:
Advice on pump / pressure tank combo

Thanks for all the comprehensive comments and suggestions so far!
I've narrowed down my options to the following pump and pressure tank/s. Would be very appreciative of any comments about their…

2 months2 monthsBob the non-BuilderBob the non-Builder posted:
Advice on pump / pressure tank combo

We do, but they mostly cater for agricultural uses, so while they’re very good at that, they’re not really on top of household use, except for basic pump and go.

2 months2 monthsBob the non-BuilderBob the non-Builder posted:
Advice on pump / pressure tank combo

Re: copper corrosion from acidic rainwater. Seems like there is a pretty easy solution. We live on limestone country here, so should be easy to chuck a few…

2 months2 monthsBob the non-BuilderBob the non-Builder posted:
Advice on pump / pressure tank combo

That's incredibly useful, thank-you.
The plumbers and tank suppliers I've talked to have only really talked about L/min in terms of pump capacity. I should note that the main business of…

2 months2 monthsBob the non-BuilderBob the non-Builder posted:
Advice on pump / pressure tank combo

Many thanks for this comprehensive answer! I did know that an 80L tank will only deliver about 1/3 of the stated capacity, but I didn't know much of the other…

2 months2 monthsBob the non-BuilderBob the non-Builder posted:
Advice on pump / pressure tank combo

We have a 10K rainwater tank which we are planning to plumb into our high-level house in tropical NT.
We'll have two lines - one just to the kitchen tap during…

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