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5 d5 dgaweleczekgaweleczek posted:
Dowell Thermaline - any good?

Sorry to hear that. Hopefully it will all work out in the end.

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6 d6 dgaweleczekgaweleczek posted:
Dowell Thermaline - any good?

extension101, aitch any feedback, especially regarding noise reduction?
Thanks!

1 month1 monthgaweleczekgaweleczek posted:
Project builder for landscaping

Hey,
Not yet :(

3 months3 monthsgaweleczekgaweleczek posted:
How to deal with excess water when pool is lower than street

Hi,
These are actually not accepted by Brisbane City Council any more.
I'm in Aspley.

4 months4 monthsgaweleczekgaweleczek posted:
How to deal with excess water when pool is lower than street

Actually that is my only option. I can't redirect it to the sewer. It think this is unique to QLD.

6 months6 monthsgaweleczekgaweleczek posted:
How to deal with excess water when pool is lower than street

I'm with you here. The problem is that the builder insists we need to do something to show that we are actively managing water that used fall onto my yard…

6 months6 monthsgaweleczekgaweleczek posted:
How to deal with excess water when pool is lower than street

Hi @evokE ARCHITECTS.
No, this is to manage the overflow from the pool. Because the pool is lower than the street level the build wants to use a rubble pit.…

7 months7 monthsgaweleczekgaweleczek posted:
How to deal with excess water when pool is lower than street

Hi,
I'm planning to build a pool on a slightly sloping block. It slopes away from the house and there is no storm water pipe at the back. It's an old…

12 months12 monthsgaweleczekgaweleczek posted:
Project builder for landscaping

Hi,
I'm looking for someone to do landscaping end to end for me. So far I've been only able to find small, boutique companies that usually work on sophisticated projects and…

1 year1 yeargaweleczekgaweleczek posted:
Window seal gap in corners

So bunch of seals broke after 2 months and last week seals in all awning windows were replaced. Hopefully they will last longer now :).

1 year1 yeargaweleczekgaweleczek posted:
Installation sequence: solar panels and pool heating pump

Hi,
I'm planning to install solar panels and build a pool with a heating pump. Does it matter witch one I get done first? Or maybe there is a logical sequence?
Thanks

1 year1 yeargaweleczekgaweleczek posted:
Inspector for PCI stage that can inspect ALL THE THINGS :)

I went with David and All Inspect for my pre-handover inspection I could not be happier.

1 year1 yeargaweleczekgaweleczek posted:
Unsecured storm water pipes

Hello,
Is it an acceptable practice to protect storm water pipes in the ground with just tape?

Unsecured storm water pipes
1 year1 yeargaweleczekgaweleczek posted:
Can PC be announced without Final Inspection Certificate?

Interesting, my understanding is that once the build reaches PC you can technically speaking move in.

1 year1 yeargaweleczekgaweleczek posted:
Can PC be announced without Final Inspection Certificate?

Hi,
One post a day would is not enough :). I'm in Brisbane and it looks like Form 21 (http://www.hpw.qld.gov.au/SiteCollectio ... orm-21.pdf) aka…

1 year1 yeargaweleczekgaweleczek posted:
Any rules re how long it can take to fix PC defects?

Hi,
My builder notified me 5 weeks ago that my build reached PC stage. A week later we had an inspection and the day after the inspection the builder got a…

1 year1 yeargaweleczekgaweleczek posted:
Driveway thickness under 100 mm

Got a call from council that 125 mm applies only to Council land.

1 year1 yeargaweleczekgaweleczek posted:
Driveway thickness under 100 mm

Agree, I'm waiting for a callback.

1 year1 yeargaweleczekgaweleczek posted:
Driveway thickness under 100 mm

Looking at Council standard drawings and I'm wondering whether 125 mm only applies to the driveway on the council land?
https://www.brisbane.qld.gov.au/sites/d ... elling.pdf

1 year1 yeargaweleczekgaweleczek posted:
Driveway thickness under 100 mm

SaveH2O yes, my inspector mentioned AS3727 in the report. To me it's obvious that this is not done as it should…

1 year1 yeargaweleczekgaweleczek posted:
Driveway thickness under 100 mm

Hi,
I had my PC inception and my independent inspector noticed that the driveway is not 100 mm thick as it should be. He measured it in a few places around…

Driveway thickness under 100 mm
1 year1 yeargaweleczekgaweleczek posted:
Pool design ideas

Hello,
There are plenty of house designs out there but I'm struggling to find a place with pool design ideas. I'm especially interested in different ways to create space that connects…

1 year1 yeargaweleczekgaweleczek posted:
How secure are awning windows?

Hey,
Not really. It is a 60 cm high window. It looks like I will have to get creative :).

1 year1 yeargaweleczekgaweleczek posted:
How secure are awning windows?

Hello,
We are going to have an awning window in the powder room because we want to keep it open all the time, even when it rains. So far so good.…

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1 year1 yeargaweleczekgaweleczek posted:
Can I heat a pool using a heating element?

Thanks for links!

1 year1 yeargaweleczekgaweleczek posted:
Can I heat a pool using a heating element?

Yeah, it looks like a heat pump is the right solution for me. I wanted to avoid it as they are big and ugly.

1 year1 yeargaweleczekgaweleczek posted:
Can I heat a pool using a heating element?

Makes sense, 1:6 ratio is I suppose why it is not widely used.
Thanks!

1 year1 yeargaweleczekgaweleczek posted:
Can I heat a pool using a heating element?

Ok, so I'm not entirely crazy :) .Would I have such a big bill even if I heated the pool only during the day when energy…

1 year1 yeargaweleczekgaweleczek posted:
Can I heat a pool using a heating element?

Hello,
I'm planning to build a 4m x 8m pool in Brisbane. I've read about possible heating options (gas heating, heat pump, solar heating via a net of tiny tubes…

1 year1 yeargaweleczekgaweleczek posted:
Fiberglass Pool Bleaching under the water line

Hey dons80, are ok to share what you've done?

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