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Joined 28 November 2019
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11 h11 hBrett0004Brett0004 posted:
Minimum Laundry room requirement

My parents have a laundry cupboard so I would say not.

13 h13 hBrett0004Brett0004 posted:
Sliding door clarification (WA build)

Most of the builders in WA use Jason doors and windows I think so you may be in a situation where what they make is what you get. Go on…

1 d1 dBrett0004Brett0004 posted:
How much does tiling cost? (Al fresco, concrete slab, approx

He means was there reinforcing mesh steel in the slab when they poured the concrete. If not then the concrete will crack and move cracking all your tiles.

1 d1 dBrett0004Brett0004 posted:
Pool Pump making loud noise

Its got something stuck in the impeller most likely, Disconnect the pump and check in the inlet. You can split the pump housing as well and check its not that…

6 d6 dBrett0004Brett0004 posted:
Coral homes waterfall island bench top gap

To me the gap on the top and right side are ok and with the correct silicon applied correctly you wouldn't notice the gap but the gap on the left…

24 d24 dBrett0004Brett0004 posted:
Builder installed downlights that are too dim

Looking at the lights on the website it says they are tri colour so you should be able to switch between warm white/cool white. take down a fitting and flick…

25 d25 dBrett0004Brett0004 posted:
Ben Trager

Everone wants a Ferrari at a Holden price. To be honest a Holden Commodore will give you years of excellent service at a reasonable price, comfort and safety. We started…

1 month1 monthBrett0004Brett0004 posted:
French door fridge recommendations?

We have the mitsubishi L7 Grande and it's been fantastic. It's big but we liked how the freezers are at the bottom. It's has soft starter on the compressor…

1 month1 monthBrett0004Brett0004 posted:
Water Ingression

No they will want it fixed so it doesn't keep happening costing them money.

2 months2 monthsBrett0004Brett0004 posted:
Water Ingression

Call your insurance agent.

2 months2 monthsBrett0004Brett0004 posted:
Electrician poor workmanship and property damage

4 days for 2 electricians to rough in a house, are you kidding. How big is the house. I used to rough in a timber framed single storey 4 x…

2 months2 monthsBrett0004Brett0004 posted:
Building a custom designed home

I would get a project builder and find a good starting point plan and most if not all will modify to suit your block. There are thousands of designs out…

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2 months2 monthsBrett0004Brett0004 posted:
Repairing a broken soap holder

Fair Point. I initially was reading all the replies. Touche !!

2 months2 monthsBrett0004Brett0004 posted:
Repairing a broken soap holder

I am interested to know how you broke it, or shouldn't I ask.

2 months2 monthsBrett0004Brett0004 posted:
Roof - colour bond Vs Tiles?

Absolutely agree. If I had a roof plumber that had to return 3 times to fix a leak I would be getting a new roof plumber as well.

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2 months2 monthsBrett0004Brett0004 posted:
Quotation Process

I have just gone through the process and if I had my time again I would get a draftsman to draw up my own plans and a specification and…

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2 months2 monthsBrett0004Brett0004 posted:
Glass Splashback cleaning effort

Get a karcher window cleaner it makes glass splash back cleaning a breeze.

2 months2 monthsBrett0004Brett0004 posted:
Roof - colour bond Vs Tiles?

The big problem with tile leaks is you dont really notice until the ceiling gets quite bad. I have had damage where I have had to cut out nearly a…

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2 months2 monthsBrett0004Brett0004 posted:
Roof - colour bond Vs Tiles?

I have had both as well and am currently starting another build with light coloured colourbond and full anticon insulation. To be honest our last house had 15 year old…

3 months3 monthsBrett0004Brett0004 posted:
Data points expensive

Really, why would you want a full test report for domestic cat 6 installation. Most sparky data installers wouldnt have the expensive test gear any how to correctly certify the…

3 months3 monthsBrett0004Brett0004 posted:
electrical switchboard

AS3000:2018, - 2.10.2.5 Restricted Locations.
Restricted locations for switchboards are as follows:
(a) Height above ground, floor or a platform A switchboard shall not be
located within 1.2 m of the ground,…

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3 months3 monthsBrett0004Brett0004 posted:
Roof with no sarking

There is a fair bit of difference to just sarking (silver foil) to thermal insulation (anticon) I would say if you have a good quality insulation on your ceiling and…

3 months3 monthsBrett0004Brett0004 posted:
Plan Feedback please!

I am with what the others have said. A lot of house for just 2 bedrooms, I agree with Chipy on the WIR it will just be another room with…

3 months3 monthsBrett0004Brett0004 posted:
Very high electricity consumption

God, all you have done now is totally confused us!!! And I am an electrician!!

3 months3 monthsBrett0004Brett0004 posted:
Improve my kerbside appeal for old housing commission

I would go a nice verandah and render or paint the front wall.

3 months3 monthsBrett0004Brett0004 posted:
Metal strip in tiling of wet area doorway.

As others have said this is as per the standards and is the separation point between the wet area and non wet area.

3 months3 monthsBrett0004Brett0004 posted:
Data points expensive

So are they now making Tv's that you just plug in a cat 5 cable to link to the router????

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