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Drew01

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9 d9 dDrew01Drew01 posted:
Connecting dryer to drain

oooooo..... do ou would you be able to get the branding from waste? I need exactly the same for our laundry for the same reason, but only have 1 spigot…

15 d15 dDrew01Drew01 posted:
Building Bayside : Our Glendale 45

New garage is nearly completed - final walls, door and windows should be finished tomorrow, then all I need to do is install the sub-board for power, power points, lights,…

Building Bayside : Our Glendale 45
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2 months2 monthsDrew01Drew01 posted:
Metricon Winchester 28- Landscaping

We've been ignored since the start of Covid, must reignite the flame

2 months2 monthsDrew01Drew01 posted:
Building Bayside : Our Glendale 45

Nearly finished our gas fire and new living room cabinetry installation...
I'll be glad once I'm done

Building Bayside : Our Glendale 45
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5 months5 monthsDrew01Drew01 posted:
Google Home integration with Home Assistant

Working fine here, you need to use duckdns to forward to home assistant, or use Nabu Casa...
The doco works well if you follow it methodically

5 months5 monthsDrew01Drew01 posted:
Metricon Winchester 28- Landscaping

Ahh, so Missy is going to become a big sister, congratulations!!
Your post reminds me that we need to chase Metricon on our list of items too, that they never addressed…

9 months9 monthsDrew01Drew01 posted:
Building Bayside : Our Glendale 45

I have plenty of those braces in white!! Ours is all 16mm Laminex chip, nothing's ever going to sag now!
To fix yours, take everything off, and put a 20mm thick…

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10 months10 monthsDrew01Drew01 posted:
Building Bayside : Our Glendale 45

New pantry carcasses installed today, bulkhead, kicker and trims tomorrow, handles once I can get them from the supplier

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10 months10 monthsDrew01Drew01 posted:
Building Bayside : Our Glendale 45

Last weekend, pantry demo... Not a single screw into a stud - all held in by silicon, not impressed

10 months10 monthsDrew01Drew01 posted:
Building Bayside : Our Glendale 45

Yeah, but none of them are where they were supposed to be, particularly the bathroom ones

1 year1 yearDrew01Drew01 posted:
Building Bayside : Our Glendale 45

Missed this one, sorry....
We're getting that with AGL, on a plan called Solar Savers
Even this last quarter, which has been really bad for solar generation, we got a $250 feed…

1 year1 yearDrew01Drew01 posted:
Building Bayside : Our Glendale 45

More to come, pantry is being done at the moment

1 year1 yearDrew01Drew01 posted:
Building Bayside : Our Glendale 45

We sold about 1000 leftover bricks, and had never planned on using these. I managed to find some in Gumtree, but wasn't going to Tarneit to get them, not…

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1 year1 yearDrew01Drew01 posted:
Building Bayside : Our Glendale 45

And, the design for the pantry is done, need to get a cutting list ready...

Building Bayside : Our Glendale 45
1 year1 yearDrew01Drew01 posted:
Building Bayside : Our Glendale 45

Also bricked up half of the open end of the alfresco, which I'll install a window on, as most of our crappy weather comes from that direction... Also added…

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1 year1 yearDrew01Drew01 posted:
Building Bayside : Our Glendale 45

Wardrobes are in, got a tweak to make in the study so we can slide the printer out to use the scanner more easily

1 year1 yearDrew01Drew01 posted:
Building with Metricon

Why can't they tile precast steps??? They'll tile a precast portico!!!

1 year1 yearDrew01Drew01 posted:
Building Bayside : Our Glendale 45

Yeah, we're very happy... Wardrobe fitout is being installed this week...
Big unit in the middle, small unit midway to each end, and lots of hanging space

Building Bayside : Our Glendale 45
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1 year1 yearDrew01Drew01 posted:
Building a Metricon Glendale 42 Limited Edition in Melbourne

Can you take a photo of the connections around the tank and pump? Sounds like somethings been missed

1 year1 yearDrew01Drew01 posted:
Building a Metricon Glendale 42 Limited Edition in Melbourne

Our tank flushed toilets at our last place used a Rainbank water diverter inline with the plumbing to the toilets and taps from the tank.
When the tank ran dry, and…

1 year1 yearDrew01Drew01 posted:
Building Bayside : Our Glendale 45

Thanks Louise! It's been a long time coming, but we're happy... Here's an updated photo with our artwork up...
I still can't believe how flukey the placement of the…

Building Bayside : Our Glendale 45
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1 year1 yearDrew01Drew01 posted:
Building Bayside : Our Glendale 45

Yeah, it's custom made, based from Pinterest inspiration!
Cost about 1/3 normal pricing due to mates rates

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1 year1 yearDrew01Drew01 posted:
Building Bayside : Our Glendale 45

We're using the room straight inside the front door, opposite the garage...
We use the "Study" as formal dining

1 year1 yearDrew01Drew01 posted:
Building Bayside : Our Glendale 45

Finished installing our study today

Building Bayside : Our Glendale 45
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1 year1 yearDrew01Drew01 posted:
Building a Metricon Glendale 42 Limited Edition in Melbourne

The only issue with film face bricks is when they chip, it's generally red brick underneath, so you use a maintenance paint to touch them up. Not a massive…

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1 year1 yearDrew01Drew01 posted:
Metricon Winchester 28- Landscaping

Yup, I'm hearing you... You have to pick the right battles

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1 year1 yearDrew01Drew01 posted:
Metricon Winchester 28- Landscaping

We're still in disagreement with them about grout colour... Our laundry has a patch of light grey in the middle of charred ash, and they claim it's per spec...

1 year1 yearDrew01Drew01 posted:
Building Bayside : Our Glendale 45

Yeah, we removed 60 cubic metres from our back yard in skips... And then had to buy another 60 of clean fill back in...
Your little girls groei6 up fast! …

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1 year1 yearDrew01Drew01 posted:
Building Bayside : Our Glendale 45

Nice system!!

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1 year1 yearDrew01Drew01 posted:
Building Bayside : Our Glendale 45

I have system envy!! Did you go with an enphase system in the end?
We're looking at adding another 10kw into the shed when it's built...

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