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5 years5 yearsdelatite13delatite13 posted:
Difference between ovens

We have had an AEG for the last 3 years. Has been great. Cooks well, reaches temp quickly, triple glazed door, and it was priced right with a…

5 years5 yearsdelatite13delatite13 posted:
Ducted heater and add on refrigerative cooling - Duct issues

As above but also because they have tried to stretch the length of the ducting to the max limit putting stress on the the joint. You can guess how…

5 years5 yearsdelatite13delatite13 posted:
What should we plant here - any ideas welcome

Hi all
Finally an update of what we did with this garden area under the porch.
A water feature plus some hardy low maintenance plants. :D

5 years5 yearsdelatite13delatite13 posted:
Trade Discounts and ABN

I will try again
You say,
"I suggest you have a re read of the proposed question.
The question was how much does Bunnings discount THEIR OWN PRICES for waving the powerpass not…

5 years5 yearsdelatite13delatite13 posted:
Trade Discounts and ABN

Firstly I must thank you for doubting my veracity in what discount we received from Bunnings as opposed to other Retailers. This is truly appreciated.
Depending on the product we were…

5 years5 yearsdelatite13delatite13 posted:
Trade Discounts and ABN

I am afraid I must beg to differ.
We placed over $100,000 on our "Powerpass" account, as we owner built. We did not have an ABN, nor were we asked…

5 years5 yearsdelatite13delatite13 posted:
Trade Discounts and ABN

Quite simple to get more than 5% with the Bunnings card.
One criteria is to be bulk buying the items you need. Not small quantities. By this I…

5 years5 yearsdelatite13delatite13 posted:
Wood Rot

Is this the item your talking about.
http://www.bunnings.com.au/earls-250ml- ... r_p1585306

5 years5 yearsdelatite13delatite13 posted:
Actron ducted - Questions

As previously Crazy, it is a 23kw system on 40 sq house.
You mentioned this the last time when you were enquiring about Actron.
As I write this it is…

5 years5 yearsdelatite13delatite13 posted:
Actron ducted - Questions

We have had an actron ESP + for the last 2 1/2 years. In a word nothing short of brilliant. Yes you can zone it down to one…

5 years5 yearsdelatite13delatite13 posted:
Outdoor furniture stores Melbourne?

The OP was 18 months ago??

5 years5 yearsdelatite13delatite13 posted:
Floating floor before or after kitchen installed?

We put the floor down first. If nowhere else in your house has any beading why put it in the kitchen and make it appear different?

5 years5 yearsdelatite13delatite13 posted:
How to ensure bedroom sliding windows can open fully

Given we have S/S mesh screens I very much doubt they would be called "robust". I think you will have to look into that problem further as to their…

5 years5 yearsdelatite13delatite13 posted:
Buying vacant land in country Victoria

Really need to know more about the land u wish to purchase and what it is zoned, because that will ultimately determine a lot of your costs. Is the…

5 years5 yearsdelatite13delatite13 posted:
Air conditioning! - New house, what did you choose?

Owner builders are hard bargainers!!

5 years5 yearsdelatite13delatite13 posted:
Air conditioning! - New house, what did you choose?

At the time we bought $2700 dearer than a daikin which really didn't compare to what was offered with the Actron.

5 years5 yearsdelatite13delatite13 posted:
Air conditioning! - New house, what did you choose?

Actron Esp+ 23kw. Nothing else came close to flexibility.

5 years5 yearsdelatite13delatite13 posted:
gable fan roof space ventilation

Gable end fans are common in the U.S. Think we just have to catch up. Solar powered extraction fans remove more hot air than a whirlybird, and lower…

5 years5 yearsdelatite13delatite13 posted:
Solar hot water system

I would look at either Apricus or Thermann. They are tube style, not panel heated.
Check the reviews on efficiency of both styles, ie panel vs tube.
Either of these brands…

5 years5 yearsdelatite13delatite13 posted:
Whole house water filters?

We have one of the blue filters as above. We have the water to the fridge and another filter tap running through the filter.
Eliminates all the chlorine smell and…

5 years5 yearsdelatite13delatite13 posted:
LPG gas bottles

We have 2 x 45kg bottles. Each lasts about the 18 month mark as we only have a gas cooktop. It has been about 12 mths since we last…

5 years5 yearsdelatite13delatite13 posted:
Expansion joints and timber/bamboo flooring

Have had bamboo down for over 2 years. No expansion joint, no problems at all. Longest run is similar to what you will have with one area a…

5 years5 yearsdelatite13delatite13 posted:
Bamboo Expansion Issues

We have bamboo down now - just over 110sqm - for just over 2 years. We have no expansion joints as you have said and have no issues of…

5 years5 yearsdelatite13delatite13 posted:
Surfmist, Windspray or Dune Roof... seeking some wisdom.

We also have a dune roof :)
Rendered walls are Paperbark, gutters are Jasper, windows are Dune. Front columns and Roller door are also Jasper.

Surfmist, Windspray or Dune Roof... seeking some wisdom.
5 years5 yearsdelatite13delatite13 posted:
Gas vs Electric Heating

As for air conditioning freezing in minus temps, I don't really know about that.
We recently had a week of well below minus temps overnight. The lowest we got was…

5 years5 yearsdelatite13delatite13 posted:
Which Aircon?

We have Actron. Great unit. Agree with Joker. More flexible than any other A/c. Downside is they cost more.
A lot of posts on here about Daikin Vs…

5 years5 yearsdelatite13delatite13 posted:
Hot Water System

We have a Thermann system with electric backup and have no problems whatsoever with it. In fact when it was first installed when forgot to get the power from…

5 years5 yearsdelatite13delatite13 posted:
Open bucket of plaster

Buy one of there from your local hardware store - very cheap and handy for opening any large buckets of paint, plaster etc :D

Open bucket of plaster
5 years5 yearsdelatite13delatite13 posted:
Critical stage inspection **Water proofing** Council

The waterproofers may be using a similar material to this. I would guess this would go on under gyprock.. The gyprock may still get a coat of "normal" waterproofing.

5 years5 yearsdelatite13delatite13 posted:
Hardwood Sleepers - Treat?

Never heard of treated redgum/ironbark railway sleepers.
You will however find many treated pine sleepers in various sizes.
To get treated redgum sleepers I would think would be rather expensive

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