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2 months2 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…

3 months3 monthsgaweleczekgaweleczek 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 :).

3 months3 monthsgaweleczekgaweleczek 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

4 months4 monthsgaweleczekgaweleczek 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.

5 months5 monthsgaweleczekgaweleczek posted:
Unsecured storm water pipes

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

5 months5 monthsgaweleczekgaweleczek 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.

5 months5 monthsgaweleczekgaweleczek 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 …

5 months5 monthsgaweleczekgaweleczek 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…

5 months5 monthsgaweleczekgaweleczek posted:
Driveway thickness under 100 mm

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

6 months6 monthsgaweleczekgaweleczek posted:
Driveway thickness under 100 mm

Agree, I'm waiting for a callback.

6 months6 monthsgaweleczekgaweleczek 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

6 months6 monthsgaweleczekgaweleczek 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 but…

6 months6 monthsgaweleczekgaweleczek 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…

7 months7 monthsgaweleczekgaweleczek 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…

7 months7 monthsgaweleczekgaweleczek 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 :).

7 months7 monthsgaweleczekgaweleczek 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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8 months8 monthsgaweleczekgaweleczek posted:
Can I heat a pool using a heating element?

Thanks for links!

8 months8 monthsgaweleczekgaweleczek 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.

8 months8 monthsgaweleczekgaweleczek 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!

8 months8 monthsgaweleczekgaweleczek 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…

8 months8 monthsgaweleczekgaweleczek 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…

8 months8 monthsgaweleczekgaweleczek posted:
Fiberglass Pool Bleaching under the water line

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

8 months8 monthsgaweleczekgaweleczek posted:
Leather lounge in Brisbane (humid Summers)

Hello,
I've searched the forum and most people prefer leather over fabric and also most of them seem to live in Melbourne :). My theory is that…

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8 months8 monthsgaweleczekgaweleczek posted:
Downpipes enter the ground in two different ways

Hello,
I have 2 dowpipes on the same side of the house but one of them enters the ground next to the wall whereas the other one is shifted. Any reason…

8 months8 monthsgaweleczekgaweleczek posted:
Device for checking power, data, tv and phone points

@buildingexpert your customers are lucky that you check electrical installations for them. I've contacted 5 inspectors in Brisbane and none of them does that.

8 months8 monthsgaweleczekgaweleczek posted:
Device for checking power, data, tv and phone points

AJW, thanks that makes perfect sense.

8 months8 monthsgaweleczekgaweleczek posted:
Device for checking power, data, tv and phone points

No need to be sorry :). I just want to make sure this house works and I'm not entirely comfortable with assuming everything will be fine…

8 months8 monthsgaweleczekgaweleczek posted:
Device for checking power, data, tv and phone points

Ok, what is the easiest way to test them? Hair dryer? I can imagine any portable device that can generate a reasonable load?

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