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Joined 4 April 2014
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3 years3 yearsbrynbryn posted:
Renovation - new floorboards - staircase?

Yes, a number of the better floating floor systems have stair nosing as a product, so you use the nosing piece as the edge and then standard boards for the…

3 years3 yearsbrynbryn posted:
Tile underlay

is it in a wet area?

3 years3 yearsbrynbryn posted:
Sound proofing between granny flat and house

Yes, soundchek (or just extra layers of gyprock) is effective. The stats on how effective are published- its good at high freguency, less good at low frequency (hence the green…

3 years3 yearsbrynbryn posted:
Extension Ideas Pls

could you do a sketch of how the existing house fits in relation to your full block?

3 years3 yearsbrynbryn posted:
Extension Ideas Pls

oh I see, ok.
That seems like a very strange place to try and extend. I would look at moving the garage forward, to bring the REAR wall of the garage…

3 years3 yearsbrynbryn posted:
Actron Ducted Air Conditioning

Actron are one of the best systems availible

3 years3 yearsbrynbryn posted:
Flooring - Tiles next to Engineered Timber

Under floorboards you would use masonite not cement sheet generally, but yes it adds up.
Whats the existing surface- if its concrete you wont need a cement sheet under the tiles.
If…

3 years3 yearsbrynbryn posted:
Flat roof -

Why do you want a flat roof? How flat is "flat"?
Colourbond can do 5% fall in some profiles. SIPS can do the same. Hebel could possibly do less with a…

3 years3 yearsbrynbryn posted:
Extension Ideas Pls

i cant see any link between these two images? the first one is a three bedroom house, the 2nd is a small studio or something?

3 years3 yearsbrynbryn posted:
Sound proofing between granny flat and house

what is the wall construction- just gyprock?
If its a proper studio (ie a separate dwelling) then the wall should be fire rated.
If its just a gyprock wall, a cheap and…

3 years3 yearsbrynbryn posted:
Decking post - Concret or No Fines Concrete

what timber are the posts? generally best to avoid encasing timber in concrete

3 years3 yearsbrynbryn posted:
Butt Welding 150x50x2 RHS Bearers???

he hasn't said its a 30m span, its a 30m continuous beam. ie it has multiple supports along its length

3 years3 yearsbrynbryn posted:
Tiny kitchen layout help

perhaps incorporate a breakfast bar in the larger bench, and ditch the dining table from the living room entirely?.
If you go for a single F&P dishdrawer, they can be placed…

3 years3 yearsbrynbryn posted:
Building in underneath a deck

you want to enclose the underside of the deck, both walls & ceiling? If the deck roofed/walled above the deck level?
That style of deck is by design not sealed- you…

3 years3 yearsbrynbryn posted:
New plaster - pin holes everywhere

its common to see that in the first coat, but you always need at least two coats to get a good finish (3 if its deep).
Have they done 2 coats?

5 years5 yearsbrynbryn posted:
vapor barrier deterioration

The slab was set out 6 weeks ago, and the plastic sheeting for the vapour barrier has deteriorated completely. One section which was older plastic is fine, so it pretty…

6 years6 yearsbrynbryn posted:
Adding a loft extension in WA

yes- what sort of span would they have? 3-4m span would require substantially more then 90x35 pine.

6 years6 yearsbrynbryn posted:
Another floor - Suspended Concrete Slab

re-reading the bondek span table, its a CONSTRUCTION span i.e. what can be done when its being poured, not what can be done finished. Thats going to change it substantially.

6 years6 yearsbrynbryn posted:
Another floor - Suspended Concrete Slab

I don't have specific's on that yet- re: load bearing, check with your engineer. If its lightweight stud frame it might be ok. I need to clarify this as well.
As…

6 years6 yearsbrynbryn posted:
Another floor - Suspended Concrete Slab

I'm looking at a similar thing. Bondek looks good, looks like we should be able to do an 8.4m unsupported span on 1mm bonded & 110mm concrete (if I'm reading…

6 years6 yearsbrynbryn posted:
Unique Solar Chimney in new SIP construction house

bearing in mind the nature of the mgo board as a substrate, can you use the acretex AcraShield without the trowel on render undernaeth- seems unneccasry?
or something like rockcote armour-…

6 years6 yearsbrynbryn posted:
Unique Solar Chimney in new SIP construction house

what sort of cost per sqm are their panels?

6 years6 yearsbrynbryn posted:
Plywood as finished flooring

ply is extremely durable- what makes you think it will be less durable then the timber species its made of?
On concrete you can just glue it down provided the concrete…

6 years6 yearsbrynbryn posted:
Unique Solar Chimney in new SIP construction house

what sips product is it? I'm looking for one at the moment that uses mgo board, I don't want to have to render or clad the outside.

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