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Joined 28 November 2019
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7 h7 hBrett0004Brett0004 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…

5 d5 dBrett0004Brett0004 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…

5 d5 dBrett0004Brett0004 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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5 d5 dBrett0004Brett0004 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…

9 d9 dBrett0004Brett0004 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…

17 d17 dBrett0004Brett0004 posted:
Very high electricity consumption

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

17 d17 dBrett0004Brett0004 posted:
Improve my kerbside appeal for old housing commission

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

17 d17 dBrett0004Brett0004 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.

18 d18 dBrett0004Brett0004 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????

18 d18 dBrett0004Brett0004 posted:
Data points expensive

I read a lot on here with people running in data points all over their homes. I am keen to know what these are all for. I understand 1 for…

21 d21 dBrett0004Brett0004 posted:
Fibreglass Insulation Around Electrical Cables

99.9% of houses don't get me performing the electrical inspection on them either but the ones that do get checked for how the cables are installed and the size of…

23 d23 dBrett0004Brett0004 posted:
New Build - Ducted Refrigerated OR R/c Multi Splits OR R/c D

Until she sees an induction cooktop in use, boil water in 30 seconds and infinite temperature control. Ever seen a pot cooking with a sheet of paper towel between the…

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23 d23 dBrett0004Brett0004 posted:
New Build - Ducted Refrigerated OR R/c Multi Splits OR R/c D

No I wouldnt be going that either. I would be going the full electric unit and then you have the ability to add solar and offset the costs. Seems that…

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23 d23 dBrett0004Brett0004 posted:
New Build - Ducted Refrigerated OR R/c Multi Splits OR R/c D

Yes reverse cycle is a refrigerated system being that it can be reversed so it has the ability to heat and cool. It is pretty much what everyone installs these…

23 d23 dBrett0004Brett0004 posted:
Fibreglass Insulation Around Electrical Cables

Thermal insulation around cables has an impact on the current carying capacity of the cable whether it is partially surrounded or totally surrounded. There is a table in AS3000 that…

24 d24 dBrett0004Brett0004 posted:
New Build - Ducted Refrigerated OR R/c Multi Splits OR R/c D

Check with the "Sarking" and ask if it is Anticon style insulation which is a fibre glass batt bonded to foil type sarking or just sarking alone. You are half…

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25 d25 dBrett0004Brett0004 posted:
New Build - Ducted Refrigerated OR R/c Multi Splits OR R/c D

For me I'd go fully ducted zone controlled reverse cycle AC and put in a 6.6kw solar panel to offset power costs. Also look at how you can improve insulation…

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25 d25 dBrett0004Brett0004 posted:
Our First Home with My Homes WA, Perth

Can I ask what the name of the floor tiles are.

26 d26 dBrett0004Brett0004 posted:
Monier Atura profile roof tiles or Colorbond Metal Roof

To be honest if I never have another roof tile again it will be too soon, especially those low profile concrete tiles. Our last home had them and I was…

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1 month1 monthBrett0004Brett0004 posted:
1 year old house, water damage on architrave

Just get them to replace it with oak. I presume the reveal is oak any way.

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1 month1 monthBrett0004Brett0004 posted:
Perth Project Builders M2 Pricing

Chekii in regards to specs as far as I can see specs between Perth "project" builders are similar across the board, I agree there will be a variance due to…

1 month1 monthBrett0004Brett0004 posted:
Perth Project Builders M2 Pricing

Good advice, will do. Thanks

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1 month1 monthBrett0004Brett0004 posted:
Perth Project Builders M2 Pricing

When I say custom build it is one of their advertised plans but heavily altered to suit. One of the builders is probably the biggest in W.A and the others…

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1 month1 monthBrett0004Brett0004 posted:
Perth Project Builders M2 Pricing

Hi all, long time reader first post.
We have started the process to build our new home in Perths Northern suburbs. I have been in discussions with 3 reasonably well…

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