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7 months7 monthsforrestmountforrestmount posted:
Metricon Home Network Lite - any good ?

I tend to agree with with Noname here, whilst you can run everything off wireless some times such as a tv, fridge etc don’t move and having a data point…

9 months9 monthsforrestmountforrestmount posted:
Swimming Pool setbacks

I don’t think there will be a hard and fast rule about the distance from the house or boundary for that matter It will depend on the footings and any…

9 months9 monthsforrestmountforrestmount posted:
Screw Help PVC into metal colourbond fence

If I need screws with a particular colour. I drill a series of holes into a scrap piece of wood so the screws are sitting vertically. I then spray…

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10 months10 monthsforrestmountforrestmount posted:
3m High Ceiling?

It does come down to budget and also the size of rooms, eg a 2mx1m room with 3m ceilings would look odd but larger open plan areas feel more spacious…

12 months12 monthsforrestmountforrestmount posted:
Wiring for new induction cooktop. 32A or more?

I would find another electrician. The wiring should match or exceed the rated maximum power requirements.
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1 year1 yearforrestmountforrestmount posted:
Buy home and land package or an existing property

The amount you save is a bit complicated so you are not likely to get advice online
You need to know what your outgoing are eg interest, rates. Insurance and any…

1 year1 yearforrestmountforrestmount posted:
Buy home and land package or an existing property

Most investors buy new as you can claim deductions more on the depreciation of the house. But this a strategy you should talk to a financial adviser about.
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1 year1 yearforrestmountforrestmount 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 year1 yearforrestmountforrestmount 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 year1 yearforrestmountforrestmount 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…

1 year1 yearforrestmountforrestmount 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…

2 years2 yearsforrestmountforrestmount 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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2 years2 yearsforrestmountforrestmount 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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2 years2 yearsforrestmountforrestmount 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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2 years2 yearsforrestmountforrestmount 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…

2 years2 yearsforrestmountforrestmount 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…

2 years2 yearsforrestmountforrestmount 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…

2 years2 yearsforrestmountforrestmount 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…

2 years2 yearsforrestmountforrestmount 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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2 years2 yearsforrestmountforrestmount 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…

2 years2 yearsforrestmountforrestmount 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.…

2 years2 yearsforrestmountforrestmount 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
2 years2 yearsforrestmountforrestmount 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.…

2 years2 yearsforrestmountforrestmount 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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2 years2 yearsforrestmountforrestmount 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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2 years2 yearsforrestmountforrestmount 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…

2 years2 yearsforrestmountforrestmount 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…

2 years2 yearsforrestmountforrestmount 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…

2 years2 yearsforrestmountforrestmount 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.…

2 years2 yearsforrestmountforrestmount 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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