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6 years6 yearscmhamiltoncmhamilton posted:
Liquid limestone vs stone pavers for patio paving (VIC)?

To cut a long story short we've got roughly 70 m2 of patio to pave (and perhaps another 15-20m2 of path to lay around the alfresco but that is optional)…

Liquid limestone vs stone pavers for patio paving (VIC)?
6 years6 yearscmhamiltoncmhamilton posted:
House Orientation - Cool house in summer, warm in winter

It's been a while since I posted here (or on H1 to be honest), but I thought I'd throw up a sketch of how our passive cooling setup is working…

House Orientation - Cool house in summer, warm in winter
6 years6 yearscmhamiltoncmhamilton posted:
Dark or light roller blinds

Same here - you want people's eyes drawn to the fixtures and furnishings you have placed in the room, not the window when the blind is pulled down to stop…

6 years6 yearscmhamiltoncmhamilton posted:
FHOG Solution

Which state are you in and what aspects of your state's FHOG scheme are confusing you?

6 years6 yearscmhamiltoncmhamilton posted:
bubblynutter's SFive.2 - Moving out!

Now that's not very nice - Baby BN is a little messy but he doesn't know any better. :(
On a related note I came home…

7 years7 yearscmhamiltoncmhamilton posted:
External awnings - canvas or mesh?

Hi all,
We're at the point where we need to arrange some awnings for the N and W facing windows in our rumpus room as well as the W facing window…

External awnings - canvas or mesh?
7 years7 yearscmhamiltoncmhamilton posted:
Fence Ettiquite

Hi turtelschelle - even though you have had to retail your fill and the fence will have to sit a little back from the retaining wall, it is still a…

7 years7 yearscmhamiltoncmhamilton posted:
What to do with large hallway space...extra storage or...?

It wouldn't be terribly deep - maybe 600-800mm looking at the drawings (so you could just reach around a little).
We've done the same thing with a robe in one of…

7 years7 yearscmhamiltoncmhamilton posted:
bubblynutter's SFive.2 - Moving out!

Got both up here anyway (charging the packs on the cordless now) in case things go awry... ;)

7 years7 yearscmhamiltoncmhamilton posted:
What to do with large hallway space...extra storage or...?

It's probably too late to do something like this, but this is what popped into my slightly tired head after having a "boy look" (at the boss would call it)…

What to do with large hallway space...extra storage or...?
7 years7 yearscmhamiltoncmhamilton posted:
bubblynutter's SFive.2 - Moving out!

Yeah I heard through the grapevine that the slave labour is popping in over the weekend... ;)

7 years7 yearscmhamiltoncmhamilton posted:
bubblynutter's SFive.2 - Moving out!

Good luck tomorrow BN - I'm going to lock all the doors and windows and batten down the hatches up at my place just in case... :P

7 years7 yearscmhamiltoncmhamilton posted:
Fence Ettiquite

Make sure you send the letter inviting your rear neighbour into the discussion via registered mail (ie. they have to sign to take delivery). Also make sure you get…

7 years7 yearscmhamiltoncmhamilton posted:
Fence Ettiquite

That particular aspect of the NSW fencing act has a very specific purpose (it relates to stock and security/safety fencing more than anything else) and I'm not sure whether you…

7 years7 yearscmhamiltoncmhamilton posted:
Woodlands Edge, Wallan

Good to hear some real progress is being made over on your side of town jpc - wrt the brickie personally I'd take a slower-but-good job over a fast-but-careless job…

7 years7 yearscmhamiltoncmhamilton posted:
Things you forget - summary page 32

Another important one for large window / door openings: make sure there are noggins or studs set up next to the openings at the height/horizontal position the curtain or blind…

7 years7 yearscmhamiltoncmhamilton posted:
Fence Ettiquite

The nice "neighbourly" thing to do would be to touch base with the owners of the block at the rear and discuss contributions - you can still get your quote…

7 years7 yearscmhamiltoncmhamilton posted:
bubblynutter's SFive.2 - Moving out!

How's the eye goin luv? Have you trimmed those demon claws on baby BN yet?

7 years7 yearscmhamiltoncmhamilton posted:
bubblynutter's SFive.2 - Moving out!

Hah - lucky we moved in a month before that to raise the character of the street a little in readiness then isn't it... :P
I…

7 years7 yearscmhamiltoncmhamilton posted:
bubblynutter's SFive.2 - Moving out!

Damn not long til the street gets a little more feral... :o

7 years7 yearscmhamiltoncmhamilton posted:
NBN data points in brand new home

... and if you do get them (the builder) to install the network hub and cabinet you'll be paying their inflated prices for the privilege.
Whenever we end up getting NBNCo…

7 years7 yearscmhamiltoncmhamilton posted:
NBN data points in brand new home

The builder appears to have done their bit from what you have described (ie. set up the wired network cabling in your home) - you can say you want a…

7 years7 yearscmhamiltoncmhamilton posted:
House number

Bah to all of the naysayers - I should have said "count up from an existing house in the street" (what I said did imply to do so on google…

7 years7 yearscmhamiltoncmhamilton posted:
ducted aircon costs

There are costs other than running the three-phase power to the meter box - you'll need an upgraded meter that works with three phase, additional circuit breakers and if I…

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