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7 d7 dDebunkDebunk posted:
Ventilation for The Foundation

ps i agree with other comments - remove the concrete path, get all vents open and funcitoning as they should, slope all ground away from the house (1:10 slope) to…

7 d7 dDebunkDebunk posted:
Ventilation for The Foundation

hi Please don't demolish it!!!!!!!!!
There is a lot of misinformation in the trade. Find a good hydrologist who knows what they are talking about. You would speak…

8 d8 dDebunkDebunk posted:
Basement/Underground Ventilation

I can heartily recommend ALETA industries for subfloor fans, DIY fan kits and vents. Highly knowledgeable, they seem to stock better fans with longer warantees for a good price. Excellent…

8 d8 dDebunkDebunk posted:
Basement/Underground Ventilation

I can heartily recommend ALETA industries for subfloor fans, DIY fan kits and vents. Highly knowledgeable, they seem to stock better fans with longer warantees for a good price. Excellent…

8 d8 dDebunkDebunk posted:
Ventilation for The Foundation

I can heartily recommend ALETA industries for subfloor fans, DIY fan kits and vents. Highly knowledgeable, they seem to stock better fans with longer warantees for a good price. Excellent…

28 d28 dDebunkDebunk posted:
Non-standard (acrylic) "breathable" paints

How does this work for polyurethane coatings people put on timbers etc to repel water? It's basically adding a thin layer of plastic, and water won't get through. Similarly with…

1 month1 monthDebunkDebunk posted:
Non-standard (acrylic) "breathable" paints

You can look up the specifications for rockcote lime render, to get an idea of how far the material goes. But remember that rockcote is already mixed with sand so…

1 month1 monthDebunkDebunk posted:
Non-standard (acrylic) "breathable" paints

I bought 20kg NHL2 for around $50 from Thorhelical in Sydney. Remember this is mixed with sand (ratio approx 2:3 from memory) so it goes a long way. Beats Rockote…

1 month1 monthDebunkDebunk posted:
Non-standard (acrylic) "breathable" paints

PS if you're looking for a render (interior of exterior) why not go for lime and sand? Use NHL2 or NHL3 Hydraulic lime (eg Tower lime imported from UK) an…

1 month1 monthDebunkDebunk posted:
Non-standard (acrylic) "breathable" paints

Hi you can talk to manager Peter from Murabond, he's readily available and technically adept

1 month1 monthDebunkDebunk posted:
Non-standard (acrylic) "breathable" paints

porters distemper would be the most vapour permeable indoors paint in their range fyi

1 month1 monthDebunkDebunk posted:
Non-standard (acrylic) "breathable" paints

hi I realise this post is over a year old now and you've probablhy already painted your walls. However for future reference...
Im looking into this very question atm. …

5 months5 monthsDebunkDebunk posted:
Owner builder insurance

Hi Bep what insurance did you end up getting? Im in the same boat as you, in NSW about to start a small extension value around $25K. What about the…

5 months5 monthsDebunkDebunk posted:
Owner Builder insurance $22K job - recommendations?

Hi there - new OB here and I'll be managing a small extension to the back of my house. Basically replacing a derelict lean-to, it will be a box 9.5m…

6 months6 monthsDebunkDebunk posted:
Victorian cottage query

sometimes people panic with old houses and in a misguided attempt to prevent issues such as rising damp they fill the floor with concrete. From what I've read so…

6 months6 monthsDebunkDebunk posted:
Floorplan change - old 3 bed, 1 bath, no laundry house

hi houzz.com.au has good design discussions if you dont get any traction here fyi

6 months6 monthsDebunkDebunk posted:
Foundation trench left too long, saturated and collapsed

Hi
Im replacing a derelict lean-to at the back of my old double-brick house, and have already demolished it to replace with similar.
We dug a trench for the footings when…

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