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7 months7 monthsfelantfelant posted:
Garage builders

Looking for a garage builder. Will need to be custom built.
Is it better/more cost effective to go with smaller family business or larger company (eg. Stratco, Olympic, etc)?
Adelaide - inner…

8 months8 monthsfelantfelant posted:
raise garage roof

I have a flat roof garage which has a low roof. My Ford Ranger is too high to fit. Anyone know someone capable of raising the roof? Western suburbs of…

2 years2 yearsfelantfelant posted:
Rivergum Homes

Thanks

2 years2 yearsfelantfelant posted:
Rivergum Homes

After getting some advice about weatherboard homes (from this forum and other sources), I am considering Rivergum homes. Anyone used this builder, and can offer advice, suggestions, praise, criticism, etc.…

2 years2 yearsfelantfelant posted:
Building with weatherboard (or alternative) - Adelaide

Thanks for he info!

2 years2 yearsfelantfelant posted:
Building with weatherboard (or alternative) - Adelaide

I would like to build a weatherboard (or alternative material, e.g. fibre cement) home. Does anyone know of building companies who can use this material?

2 years2 yearsfelantfelant posted:
Cracks in internal walls - who do I get to have a look (Adel

I have some cracking in internal walls, no more than a couple of mm wide, on either side of an internal wall, where the wall meets an external wall. Who…

3 years3 yearsfelantfelant posted:
synthetic grass - Adelaide

Considering laying synthetic grass in front yard (approx. 25 sq. m). Can anyone recommend company / product?

4 years4 yearsfelantfelant posted:
remove tiles, replace with floating floor, leveling compound

In the end I hired somebody to remove the adhesive! Apparently it wasn't too difficult to remove, although there were some sections with 30mm of adhesive.

4 years4 yearsfelantfelant posted:
remove tiles, replace with floating floor, leveling compound

I am about to start a project to remove floor tiles, and replace with floating floorboards. I have removed a couple of tiles to see how much glue/cement has been…

5 years5 yearsfelantfelant posted:
Paint kitchen tiles - experiences?

Apart from possibly getting my kitchen cupboards and drawers painted (2 pack), I am also considering having the tiles (splashback) painted. Anyone had experience with this?

5 years5 yearsfelantfelant posted:
Structural engineer to inspect wall cracking - Adelaide?

check out the previous photobucket link - I have added the floor plan.
The cracks are located (as you look at the picture):
front left corner of bedroom 2
chimney breast of formal…

5 years5 yearsfelantfelant posted:
Structural engineer to inspect wall cracking - Adelaide?

Try this:
http://s112.photobucket.com/user/tonyt32/embed/slideshow

5 years5 yearsfelantfelant posted:
Structural engineer to inspect wall cracking - Adelaide?

Thanks.
You will notice that most of the cracks are fine, although one is noticeably wider than the rest. Most are on outside walls, although the crack in the chimney breast…

Structural engineer to inspect wall cracking - Adelaide?
5 years5 yearsfelantfelant posted:
Structural engineer to inspect wall cracking - Adelaide?

I have noticed cracking in some walls in my house which have noticeably developed over the past 12 months. House was built early 1900's. Anyone know of a suitable structural…

7 years7 yearsfelantfelant posted:
termite control

I have had a Sentricon in-ground system installed a couple of years ago. After the initial contract expired, I had to renew the contract. But I was not happy with…

7 years7 yearsfelantfelant posted:
Grass wont grow

I have Kikuyu, and although it grows well around the edges of the lawn area (adjacent to the surrounding concrete paths, there is little growth in the middle. The lawn…

7 years7 yearsfelantfelant posted:
Dripping taps and shower

Less than two years ago I renovated my bathrooms. However the taps (vanity and shower) will drip unless they are turned off tightly. This makes it difficult for the kids…

8 years8 yearsfelantfelant posted:
front tubular fence colour?

Need to solve debate with wife - we are replacing our front tubular fence, and need to decide on the new colour. We either match the colour of the roof,…

9 years9 yearsfelantfelant posted:
can hear water flowing through drain

When I am having a shower (in new bathroom), or when the vanity tap is running, I cannot hear water running down the drain. However once the shower (or tap)…

9 years9 yearsfelantfelant posted:
need more water for flush

Thanks for the responses. Looks like I will have to purchase and install a new pan. And it is a skew pan, so they are expensive!

9 years9 yearsfelantfelant posted:
need more water for flush

Thanks. I was hoping there would be some "trick" to adjust the float/amount of water.

9 years9 yearsfelantfelant posted:
need more water for flush

I have recently purchased a Caroma Soveriegn 6/3 L cistern and installed it with an old pan. I was hoping the new cistern would allow for sufficient water to completely…

9 years9 yearsfelantfelant posted:
concrete for verandah against house - above damp course

He specifically said he would use a damp course, not foam between an expansion gap.
The concrete may be a few centimeters above the house damp course.
he did also acknowledge the…

9 years9 yearsfelantfelant posted:
concrete for verandah against house - above damp course

I need to have a concrete slap for a verandah area, which will be poured against the house. Due to reasons I don't need to go into, it may be…

11 years11 yearsfelantfelant posted:
builders in Adelaide using Hebel

I thought I would clarify the job - it is an extension to the back of the house, dimensions are approx. 9 x 5 m, and and ensuite to the…

11 years11 yearsfelantfelant posted:
builders in Adelaide using Hebel

Does anybody know of good builders (carpenters) in Adelaide who can construct using hebel?

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