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Joined 14 December 2019
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1 month1 monthforrestmountforrestmount posted:
Fireplace - yay or nay

I understand no everyone shares the same opinions,
Our neighbours have asked often asked us to light the fire. None of us smoke so I am not sure how…

1 month1 monthforrestmountforrestmount posted:
Fireplace - yay or nay

I can plant a tree to renew wood. I don’t think that’s a myth. I have done it a few times now .;-)
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1 month1 monthforrestmountforrestmount posted:
Fireplace - yay or nay

We have an 120ish year old house with a dominating wood burning, brick, open fireplace. Yes it is hard work to split the wood but it is the centrepiece of…

2 months2 monthsforrestmountforrestmount posted:
Fake 70's wood panels - remove, paint or cover it?

I will try to articulate my thoughts
You really need to post photos of your LEDs in action.
You need to buy paint with almost all your options listed, with that…

4 months4 monthsforrestmountforrestmount posted:
Help needed standing water on stormwater curb to the street

Others may have better ideas but I would just add pebbles to artificially raise the bottom of the pit
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6 months6 monthsforrestmountforrestmount posted:
Pool leaks

Does the pool leak more when the pump is running? The leak may be in your pipework not the pool
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7 months7 monthsforrestmountforrestmount posted:
Spa Jets in pool???

We bought a 1880’s house with a late 1980’s pool.
It has the mandatory spa built at one end of the pool as was the trend at this time.
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8 months8 monthsforrestmountforrestmount posted:
Untitled Land - Finance 'Sufficient to Complete'

QLD has a cooling off period for houses
A learnt this when I sold a house to a developer. The challenge for you might be time, I believe you…

8 months8 monthsforrestmountforrestmount posted:
Should shelves match Cabinet Depth

I think I have a mental picture of what you are trying to do and I think you could achieve floating shelves with an unconventional approach and some effect.
If…

8 months8 monthsforrestmountforrestmount posted:
water Leak - Is It Considered Major Defect

It is my experience no the builder is not liable. He would have had the fix the tile (rectify poor workmanship) but the damage caused is your issue. I personally…

9 months9 monthsforrestmountforrestmount posted:
Looking for a Part...

10 years ago we had to replace some plastic parts on a 80’s or 90’s shower screen in a house we had purchased. The shower door was actually taken off…

9 months9 monthsforrestmountforrestmount posted:
Builder's Warranty Query

@SaveH20 that is a pretty offensive way to describe someone It is a shorten version of a word used inappropriately to describe someone with a mental disability.
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10 months10 monthsforrestmountforrestmount posted:
Sir Walter Buffalo

You don’t mention where you live, the cooler soil temperature is likely to come into affect if you are in the southern states of Australian. When the weather warms the…

10 months10 monthsforrestmountforrestmount posted:
Another pool fence question?

I had wondered about this scenario, my QLD based parents house have the same problem My suggestion was to screw security bars or similar on the outside of the door.…

10 months10 monthsforrestmountforrestmount posted:
Pipe banging/water hamme

Here is an excellent photo...... I added arrows to show the direction of flow. The down arrow is the garden tap supply that goes into poly just outside of the…

Pipe banging/water hamme
10 months10 monthsforrestmountforrestmount posted:
Pipe banging/water hamme

We installed new mixer taps in our older house a year ago. the new mixers have a compensating component to balance the water temperature if someone turns on a tap.…

12 months12 monthsforrestmountforrestmount posted:
how to plug a water tank leak

I would try dill a tap a thread, use a screw with silicon on the thread.

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1 year1 yearforrestmountforrestmount posted:
Bantix Mosquito SLAYER! DIE MOSQUITOS!

Have you cleaned your gutters? We have a lot less mozzies since cleaning a small section on our carport.
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1 year1 yearforrestmountforrestmount posted:
Building in these uncertain times

IMO If you can handle the extra stress I would go forward. Unless something drastic happens the current restrictions will be here for a while. I am sure you…

1 year1 yearforrestmountforrestmount posted:
Help replacing tap valve

Are you in QLD? If so you probably have those outrageously overpriced washers everyone was having installed as part of the “smart” energy program
You can buy these washers as…

1 year1 yearforrestmountforrestmount posted:
Frame Stage - Termite treated Timber colour

It was a few years ago now but I bought treated timber that was clear, at least I paid extra for treatment. One lot was framing timbers from a local…

1 year1 yearforrestmountforrestmount posted:
Do the right thing Metricon; close your display centres now

Hi jack, I respect your concerns
The government has decided the construction industry as an essential business. I don’t think this risk is any different to a takeaway coffee shop.…

1 year1 yearforrestmountforrestmount posted:
Grout issue Montgomery Homes and Tile Direct

That kind of looks like an issue with cleaning product more than a sealer to me. But hard to tell without photos prior to the sealer being applied.
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1 year1 yearforrestmountforrestmount posted:
Builder denied the new home warranty for the leak on garage

I I was a betting person, I would take a punt on the actual profile of the sheet being “upside down”
The image shows a high edge closest to the…

1 year1 yearforrestmountforrestmount posted:
Builder denied the new home warranty for the leak on garage

I personally would not get up on top of the roof to take photos, as soon as you do this they will claim you caused the problem by not walking…

1 year1 yearforrestmountforrestmount posted:
Builder denied the new home warranty for the leak on garage

I would not just contact your insurance company, lodge a complaint with the relevant watchdog, it won’t help today but it will be a record if needed in the future.…

1 year1 yearforrestmountforrestmount posted:
finance as owner builder

We carried out a major renovation as owner builders. We were also told we told finance would be challenging. My understanding is banks don’t like lending to owner builders as…

1 year1 yearforrestmountforrestmount posted:
Purchasing home, only problem is mold in the house.

Getting rid of mould is not possible without finding and solving the cause.
Where is the mould ?

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