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8 months8 monthsBrianaurumBrianaurum posted:
New Flame Zone Build

Also the shutters are 316, the pelmets and frames are powder coated steel. No signs of corrosion yet.

8 months8 monthsBrianaurumBrianaurum posted:
New Flame Zone Build

Hi Brenton,
Bushfire Roller Shutters in Gosford. Overall good but a few little dents that are not noticeable. They offered to replace the parts when they're down this way but I…

1 year1 yearBrianaurumBrianaurum posted:
New Flame Zone Build

We went steel mainly because some of the things in the AS3959 design were unachievable or hugely expensive at the time we planned such as trying to find vents that…

1 year1 yearBrianaurumBrianaurum posted:
Help! What Herbicide to use on a 5 acre vacant lot?

If it was me and weeds were out of control with no alternative, I would use a broadleaf herbicide such as MCPA. Even though I'm not a fan of herbicides,especially…

1 year1 yearBrianaurumBrianaurum posted:
Vacant block surveying - what should I ask for?

The surveyor should be able to tell you how they normally do new single lot developments.

1 year1 yearBrianaurumBrianaurum posted:
Vacant block surveying - what should I ask for?

You need a contour plan for your design and engineering. Once you have your design and DA sorted you get the site marked out by the surveyor with boundary points…

1 year1 yearBrianaurumBrianaurum posted:
New Flame Zone Build

No probs, check your messages.

2 years2 yearsBrianaurumBrianaurum posted:
St Ives - Custom Build in a Flame Zone

Good on you for sharing, that's a nice thing you are doing.

2 years2 yearsBrianaurumBrianaurum posted:
New Flame Zone Build

Hi Domp. The build is progressing nicely. I have fitted a few of the required items for the BAL FZ rating such as:
16mm Fyrcheck surround around the meter box -…

2 years2 yearsBrianaurumBrianaurum posted:
Building in bushfire area

In NSW you can prepare your own report using the simple method in AS3959 but if it is over BAL 29 and you want it reduced (if at all possible)…

2 years2 yearsBrianaurumBrianaurum posted:
Alternative water supply

Thanks for the info.
The Acquasaver sounds like an excellent choice. I can get this with a 54lpm grundfos pressure controlled pump with a good head curve for less than a…

2 years2 yearsBrianaurumBrianaurum posted:
New Flame Zone Build

Also the meter cannot be behind a side gate

2 years2 yearsBrianaurumBrianaurum posted:
New Flame Zone Build

So a heads up for future builders. Sparky ran the main from the turret out front. Called 2 hours later to say that they found a recent change to the…

2 years2 yearsBrianaurumBrianaurum posted:
Alternative water supply

Thanks for your insight. The BASIX report only requires an external tap connected to the water tank. The plumber however said that it's essential to connect the toilets and basins…

2 years2 yearsBrianaurumBrianaurum posted:
Alternative water supply

Hi.
Can anyone who is across the plumbing regulations/acts/standards in NSW please tell me if connection of an alternative water supply to toilets and basins is mandatory if not required…

2 years2 yearsBrianaurumBrianaurum posted:
Large gap between window frame and brick wall

That is an articulation/expansion joint to allow for expansion of bricks. Necessary to prevent future problems with cracking. A requirement of the BCA.

2 years2 yearsBrianaurumBrianaurum posted:
New Flame Zone Build

No angle here, just a safe dry roof over my childrens' heads. I'm a humble person and don't need anything fancy.
My site is not prone to flooding or stormwater damage…

2 years2 yearsBrianaurumBrianaurum posted:
New Flame Zone Build

Thanks for the suggestion.
We have gone with brick veneer as the extra BAL FZ requirements are minimal when in conjunction with the NASH BAL FZ design. The Council and RFS…

2 years2 yearsBrianaurumBrianaurum posted:
New Flame Zone Build

I am starting a new flame zone build near Narooma. I will try to give updates over the course of the build and share all of the solutions I find…

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