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17 d17 dCrazykCrazyk posted:
Lighting suggestions

Hey all. Looking for some suggestions for what type of lighting you think would look good on my house.
I'm going round and round in circles and just can't choose.…

17 d17 dCrazykCrazyk posted:
Neighbours digging to fence line

Irrespective of who's higher or lower, the builder has an obligation to ensure adequate batter or soil retaining to avoid subsidance of any neighbouring asset during there build.

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2 months2 monthsCrazykCrazyk posted:
Help with my Turf

Mate nothing wrong with your grass. It'll struggle of you let it dry out so keep the water up to it till it establishes.
It's fine. It goes yellow before…

9 months9 monthsCrazykCrazyk posted:
Chicken Manure on Buffalo lawn

So I've got a lovely lush Sir Walter buffalo been down since Oct 2016.
It grows great but is very spongy. Should I be top dressing with sand to firm…

9 months9 monthsCrazykCrazyk posted:
Surface water runoff issue ...

Why don't you put a 150mm wide decorative gravel strip along the concrete edge and an aggi drain under that. To stop the graver mixing with the garden bed install…

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1 year1 yearCrazykCrazyk posted:
Decking post - Concret or No Fines Concrete

Hi SBG,
I will only be using them on the bearers.
Engineer design calls for a 150 x 150 post that is 2.7m high. I hate the post stirups for stand alone…

1 year1 yearCrazykCrazyk posted:
Decking post - Concret or No Fines Concrete

Hey all,
I'm discussing with my chippy regarding how to best set my deck posts in the ground.
We have heavy clay loam soil.
I dug all the holes to save some money…

1 year1 yearCrazykCrazyk posted:
Suspended weight from rafters

That'll be fine. It's just like you walking on the rafters.
Effectively you have 5kg on each rafter. Not a problem at all

1 year1 yearCrazykCrazyk posted:
Tree suggestions for side driveway

Thanks shamuscassar will look at that

1 year1 yearCrazykCrazyk posted:
Tree suggestions for side driveway

David your post didn't come out

1 year1 yearCrazykCrazyk posted:
Tree suggestions for side driveway

Hey all.
Need some help choosing some trees for down my side driveway.
I don't want anything that will have roots that will affect my concrete or trunks that get…

1 year1 yearCrazykCrazyk posted:
Veggie garden beds

Ok so here is the latest on my garden. Hadn't been doing much due to the wet weather but pulled the finger out over the last 4 wks

1 year1 yearCrazykCrazyk posted:
Timber span tables

Sorry I just saw this post.
Are you basing this advice on gut feel or the AS span tables and what sort of timber? Treated pine, hardwood etc and grade.

1 year1 yearCrazykCrazyk posted:
Timber span tables

Oh yeah I see they screw to the truss and too plate.
Looking at pictures on the internet they don't place them on every truss so I'll need to get…

1 year1 yearCrazykCrazyk posted:
Timber span tables

Thanks yeah I thought about that but not sure the existing gutter would cope with the extra water runoff.
From what I've read the tie in strap should also go…

1 year1 yearCrazykCrazyk posted:
Timber span tables

Thanks guys
I do understand that I'll need a permit. No worries there. Anything above 8m2 from memory.
What I'm trying to do is understand what I can use before…

1 year1 yearCrazykCrazyk posted:
Butt Welding 150x50x2 RHS Bearers???

You could put some thick plates internally and plug weld them from the outside to give extra strength.

1 year1 yearCrazykCrazyk posted:
Timber span tables

Hi all I'm struggling to interpret the span tables in AS1684
I'd like to know the following
1. What size beam required on the 9.2m side if it only has to span…

1 year1 yearCrazykCrazyk posted:
Crushed toppings for Adelaide

Lilydale toppings is not crusher dust.
You may also look at granitic sand. It's a lot coarser than normal sand and will compact quite hard. It's typically what councils like…

1 year1 yearCrazykCrazyk posted:
Is this a good quote for turf

Nice one. Can't beat that!

1 year1 yearCrazykCrazyk posted:
Grass Type?

Looks like it to me

1 year1 yearCrazykCrazyk posted:
Is this a good quote for turf

Make sure they are getting the turf locally and not interstate.
That way it'll be acclimatised to your region

1 year1 yearCrazykCrazyk posted:
Concrete Help

It's all good. Concrete takes 28days to fully cure

1 year1 yearCrazykCrazyk posted:
Organic Compost or Organic Soil?

I'm in a similar situation and we have heavy clay loam soil aka very sticky black s**t
I'm going to spread a 50mm layer of organic compost, gypsum 2kg/m2, and…

1 year1 yearCrazykCrazyk posted:
Veggie garden beds

Thanks guys.
Ive got some green manure growing as i didn't want to go crazy with veggies yet.
I did also plant some garlic in the far end bed and…

2 years2 yearsCrazykCrazyk posted:
Veggie garden beds

Here is an updated photo of my landscaping and raised veggie garden.

2 years2 yearsCrazykCrazyk posted:
Classic style weatherboard Melb - back landscaping stage 1

You probably have a dusk sensor connected to you garden lighting system. It's effectively a switch that works on the amount of light being received. It's not Solar
As far as…

2 years2 yearsCrazykCrazyk posted:
Veggie garden beds

They are 400mm deep and 200mm at the front.

2 years2 yearsCrazykCrazyk posted:
Veggie garden beds

Thanks stewie

2 years2 yearsCrazykCrazyk posted:
Veggie garden beds

I'm paying for it this morning though
Just can't wait to get some veggies in there.
What are people's thoughts on if I need to dig the natural soil under…

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