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Joined 3 January 2010
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9 months9 monthschrismarshall3chrismarshall3 posted:
Cant get my WATER PUMP going, any advice appreciated.

So it turns out the pump was faulty or became clogged with channel debris.
It was not sucking hard enough to even become primed.
I have taken it in for repair and…

9 months9 monthschrismarshall3chrismarshall3 posted:
Cant get my WATER PUMP going, any advice appreciated.

Ok so I got a neighbour to push his water into my pipes and it comes gushing out both iblet and outlet so pipes are not the problem. The problem…

9 months9 monthschrismarshall3chrismarshall3 posted:
Cant get my WATER PUMP going, any advice appreciated.

Thanks
I tried opening outlet and outlet taps but it only trickles out.
I then tried opening pump up, closing the outlet and filling the pump with water to fill…

9 months9 monthschrismarshall3chrismarshall3 posted:
Cant get my WATER PUMP going, any advice appreciated.

thanks for replying I appreciate it.

9 months9 monthschrismarshall3chrismarshall3 posted:
Cant get my WATER PUMP going, any advice appreciated.

There is no check valve the line inlet pipe connects to the channel pipe which draws from a water channel. I have no access to the actual channel but the…

9 months9 monthschrismarshall3chrismarshall3 posted:
Cant get my WATER PUMP going, any advice appreciated.

Hello everyone,
Anyone with experience with water pumps, advice would be appreciated.
I have a Grundfos Scala 2 water pump connected to a channel water supply pipe about 40m away using 1-1/2…

10 months10 monthschrismarshall3chrismarshall3 posted:
Is this off white?

Is this acceptable off white or white mortar?
Our contract says white cement.

Is this off white?
11 months11 monthschrismarshall3chrismarshall3 posted:
Need urgent advice about clay soil holding water vs a leak

even a very small one?

11 months11 monthschrismarshall3chrismarshall3 posted:
Need urgent advice about clay soil holding water vs a leak

Unfortunately we don't have a Meter we are on tank water

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11 months11 monthschrismarshall3chrismarshall3 posted:
Need urgent advice about clay soil holding water vs a leak

I would love some advice guys and girls -
I dug a hole at my place about 40 cm down to find my home copper water pipe which is capped for…

11 months11 monthschrismarshall3chrismarshall3 posted:
I think I found a leak pre-handover

So I was digging today because the landscape group put gravel over my future connection to shed (water and power) pipes.
I found the pipes.
It was very tough clay on top,…

11 months11 monthschrismarshall3chrismarshall3 posted:
Is this acceptable workmanship?

We were told that because its dark tile its hard to get better thn this.. there is also visible plaster bump.

1 year1 yearchrismarshall3chrismarshall3 posted:
Payment of Stages - 90% paid... so much not done (help!!!)

Hi all,
Got a hard one - have read over contract and the HIA rules but its just not clear.
We received our FIXING invoice. If we pay this we will only…

1 year1 yearchrismarshall3chrismarshall3 posted:
Builders ran over fence... who fixes it?

Our builder (or possibly rented skip bin removal) truck has ran over our fence (wooden).
Who pays for this?

1 year1 yearchrismarshall3chrismarshall3 posted:
Gap between wall and wall cupboards (not suppose to be)

So noticed the cupboards installed today but there is about a 3-4cm gap between the wall and the cupboards on one side of the kitchen (like they measured wrong)...
We couldn't…

1 year1 yearchrismarshall3chrismarshall3 posted:
1600mm double vanity between 2 walls - need advice..

Hello again,
We have a skinny ensuite where our double vanity at 1600mm (small) has 2 undermount sinks which will leave very little bench space.
Our builder has designed tiles on each…

1600mm double vanity between 2 walls - need advice..
1 year1 yearchrismarshall3chrismarshall3 posted:
Our Custom 38.5sq on an Acre (Plaster done)

These were our final plans - after changing the walls outside and the windows.

1 year1 yearchrismarshall3chrismarshall3 posted:
Our Custom 38.5sq on an Acre (Plaster done)

Rumpus is huge.
Master bed.
Bricks started today although we are worried the off white mortar looks orange / brown. They are using off white mortar with orange sand.
Glenfern bricks…

1 year1 yearchrismarshall3chrismarshall3 posted:
Our Custom 38.5sq on an Acre (Plaster done)

Hallway to bedrooms, bath, laundry and rumpus. separate kids from us.
We are expecting our first child in October.

Our Custom 38.5sq on an Acre (Plaster done)
1 year1 yearchrismarshall3chrismarshall3 posted:
Our Custom 38.5sq on an Acre (Plaster done)

Here is our all niche. It's a bi bigger than I wanted.
Plaster nearly done.
Power, plumbing done.
We wired our own speaker wires for in ceiling speakers in theatre. Going to…

Our Custom 38.5sq on an Acre (Plaster done)
1 year1 yearchrismarshall3chrismarshall3 posted:
Our Custom 38.5sq on an Acre (Plaster done)

Never seen these rails in my last house. Ceiling rails?
Work looks good. There was one wooden ceiling beam that didn't reach a joist and they added another bit of wood…

Our Custom 38.5sq on an Acre (Plaster done)
1 year1 yearchrismarshall3chrismarshall3 posted:
Our Custom 38.5sq on an Acre (Plaster done)

From the back.
Front
Roof done

1 year1 yearchrismarshall3chrismarshall3 posted:
Our Custom 38.5sq on an Acre (Plaster done)

View from bathroom
All went up within 2 weeks. So much wood.
Septic pipes getting ready .

1 year1 yearchrismarshall3chrismarshall3 posted:
Off-White Mortar That Looks Orange To Me!

any resolution to this?
Im having exact same issue, orange sand used on off white cement... looks orange to me.
I dont want to wait until heaps is done to know…

1 year1 yearchrismarshall3chrismarshall3 posted:
Shale Grey vs Surfmist

We have shale roof and gutters, surfmist windows and fascia. Looks great with a dark brick. Surfmist is white but the shale can still appear quite light / white in…

1 year1 yearchrismarshall3chrismarshall3 posted:
Plasterers - Can you put a hole on a plaster join?

I have a speaker to install and the join between 2 plaster sheets is exactly where I need my in ceiling speaker to go.
Can i cut the hole over the…

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