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1 year1 yearbudgnbearbudgnbear posted:
Hoping for some help with pendant placing

I am about to have pendant lights installed and struggling with decision on placement. I’ve read the “standard” info about height from ceiling and think this is about right.
Should I…

1 year1 yearbudgnbearbudgnbear posted:
Distances between cooktop, backwall & rangehood

I've just completed a kitchen reno, and installed an induction cooktop and rather high-end Schweigen rangehood. I smashed out maximum steam for the first time tonight and a heap of…

Distances between cooktop, backwall & rangehood
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1 year1 yearbudgnbearbudgnbear posted:
Floating Floors - which direction to lay ?

Thanks Chippy, yep concrete is being machined. Floor is a Hurford spotted gum but think I'd need to convince the builder of glueing rather than floating (not sure if it's…

1 year1 yearbudgnbearbudgnbear posted:
Floating Floors - which direction to lay ?

Yep.The maximum width and length the product can be laid is 8 metres before additional expansion is required - widths and lengths beyond 8 metres require the rooms to be…

Floating Floors - which direction to lay ?
1 year1 yearbudgnbearbudgnbear posted:
Floating Floors - which direction to lay ?

Thanks. They are engineered (floating).
The rule of thumb is lengthways, my main concern is the potential expansion of boards running over 11m, then appearing mis-aligned. It's anyone's guess of course…

1 year1 yearbudgnbearbudgnbear posted:
Floating Floors - which direction to lay ?

Hi all,
About to lay my floors (well, builder is) and I'm a bit uncertain about the direction. They are floating, going onto the subfloor (slab). I know the common wisdom…

3 years3 yearsbudgnbearbudgnbear posted:
Laying timber over tiles

Has anyone done this ? I'm interested in hearing experiences.
I have approx 40sqm of old school quarry tiles that are laid straight onto a concrete subfloor. I'd like to…

9 years9 yearsbudgnbearbudgnbear posted:
electrical requirements for pool

That could be it b star
It's about 15 meters from the pump to the house

9 years9 yearsbudgnbearbudgnbear posted:
electrical requirements for pool

Sorry, got further clarification from our sparky. He is saying
"a 20 amp 2.5mm circuit will be enough power to run the pool gear but the 2.5mm earthing conductor…

9 years9 yearsbudgnbearbudgnbear posted:
electrical requirements for pool

hi Wheeli
It's a standard pool, saltwater no heat pump etc.
However we may add heating later if not too much hassle.

9 years9 yearsbudgnbearbudgnbear posted:
electrical standard for pool wiring

Thanks PAB, the builder is insisting 2.5mm 20amp is fine but sparky isn't keen.
Grrr.

9 years9 yearsbudgnbearbudgnbear posted:
electrical requirements for pool

Thanks alot
It's a 20 amp circuit with 2.5mm wiring - is that sufficient ?

9 years9 yearsbudgnbearbudgnbear posted:
electrical standard for pool wiring

Hey there
Does anyone know anything about circuit requirements for a pool ?
We had our builder install (at additional cost) an extra power circuit at the back of the house as…

9 years9 yearsbudgnbearbudgnbear posted:
electrical requirements for pool

Hey there
Does anyone know anything about circuit requirements for a pool ?
We had our builder install (at additional cost) an extra power circuit at the back of the house as…

9 years9 yearsbudgnbearbudgnbear posted:
wire balustrade fence (timber posts)

We are looking at a gate & fence for our deck (example below) and keen on wire or stainless steel balustrading with timber posts (probably merbau as our deck is…

9 years9 yearsbudgnbearbudgnbear posted:
cost of pebbles and pavers

Hey all,
found a post with answers in landscaping !
Thanks.

9 years9 yearsbudgnbearbudgnbear posted:
cost of pebbles and pavers

Hi all
We are first time home builders and wondering what would be an okay price for mid-range pavers & pebbles to run down the sides of our house. It's…

9 years9 yearsbudgnbearbudgnbear posted:
McDonald Jones Homes - The new thread

We did this. Let me know if you have any qs. Things to consider:-
- transitions to rooms with carpet, you will need to build up the carpet with…

9 years9 yearsbudgnbearbudgnbear posted:
Timber look tiles ?

Thanks Charlie - I think it's time for a trip to Leichhardt ! I have been to a couple of the well-known tile outlets & they carry very limited colours…

9 years9 yearsbudgnbearbudgnbear posted:
McDonald Jones Homes - The new thread

Not sure where you are mandv, we're in Sydney & we used the concreter our SS suggested (after I asked SS for a lead). We got 3 quotes and…

9 years9 yearsbudgnbearbudgnbear posted:
McDonald Jones Homes - The new thread

Hey dusk, not sure where you are but we just went through that process for all of the above ! Can give you some names if you like. We're…

9 years9 yearsbudgnbearbudgnbear posted:
Timber look tiles ?

thanks so much Andy

9 years9 yearsbudgnbearbudgnbear posted:
Timber look tiles ?

Andystar you don't have any pics do you ?
I have googled and found a few manufacturers with impressive looking online galleries. But I'd love to see them laid somewhere
Maximus the…

9 years9 yearsbudgnbearbudgnbear posted:
Timber look tiles ?

Has anyone used timber-look tiles for their entrance-way (exterior)?
We were wanting merbau decking but a builder friend is swaying us toward timber-look tiles for ease of maintenance & longevity.
Would…

9 years9 yearsbudgnbearbudgnbear posted:
McDonald Jones Homes - The new thread

No worries - I suggested to her they might like to produce a standard one sheeter for clients but perhaps they're disinclined to commit to even a loose timeline on…

9 years9 yearsbudgnbearbudgnbear posted:
McDonald Jones Homes - The new thread

Hi guys
Before our build started I asked our CLO at the time for an approximate timeline of preamble before we started our build. Here is what she sent me,…

9 years9 yearsbudgnbearbudgnbear posted:
McDonald Jones Homes - The new thread

We are in ! Our new house is a complete mess from the move - but fabulous.
Now to get everything packed away and some window coverings !
Very happy with our…

9 years9 yearsbudgnbearbudgnbear posted:
McDonald Jones Homes - The new thread

They will do pre-wiring and batten fit for one light per room as standard.
If you want to do downlights after handover, but want them to do pre-wiring, they'd create a…

9 years9 yearsbudgnbearbudgnbear posted:
Driveway - colored concrete or spray on ?

Fair enough, but what about the quality / finish / life / maintenance ?
Or is it more of an aesthetic thing ?

9 years9 yearsbudgnbearbudgnbear posted:
Driveway - colored concrete or spray on ?

x2
I still dont understand why sprayon would be more $

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