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12 months12 monthsgregglesgreggles posted:
Timber screen fixings

Thanks, good point about the weight. Thinking coach screws might do the trick! Plan is 3 horizontal joists, 2.4 m vertical battens, 4.8 m wide screen. Can’t wait to give…

1 year1 yeargregglesgreggles posted:
Timber screen fixings

Thanks Tim65, that was my expectation, I was concerned that rafter to post was meant to allow movement

1 year1 yeargregglesgreggles posted:
Timber screen fixings

Hi All, Want to build a vertical timber screen at home (merbau 42 x 19’s) Plan was to screw the battens to the joists. However, interested to know if the…

1 year1 yeargregglesgreggles posted:
Pergola design advice

Thanks again for the advice. Might give one a go as you suggest.
Columns are concreted in to 600mm. Plan is also to screen off with horizontal timber battens so should…

1 year1 yeargregglesgreggles posted:
Pergola design advice

Thanks heaps! So fascia brackets off roof rafters will be suitable to fix 125 x 125 pergola rafters?

1 year1 yeargregglesgreggles posted:
Pergola design advice

Fascia boards are 30mm thick, rafters are 90 x 35

1 year1 yeargregglesgreggles posted:
Pergola design advice

Hi All, interested in guidance with regards to pergola design. Planning a no roof pergola covering 3.5 x 4.5m (no roof). Currently have 4 x 125 x 125 cypress posts…

2 years2 yearsgregglesgreggles posted:
Vertical Sleeper Screen

Thanks Neville,
Assume they would need to be at least 1/3 height to be buried.
Would curious to know if compacted earth gave more flexibility to get them lined up well. Alternatively,…

2 years2 yearsgregglesgreggles posted:
Vertical Sleeper Screen

Thanks Neville,
Assume they would need to be at least 1/3 height to be buried.
Would curious to know if compacted earth gave more flexibility to get them lined up well. Alternatively,…

2 years2 yearsgregglesgreggles posted:
Vertical Sleeper Screen

Hi All,
Hoping to pick your brains if I may. Interested in adding a vertical sleeper screen as a feature in my backyard. Probably about 1.5m out of ground and…

6 years6 yearsgregglesgreggles posted:
Interior wall colour - help needed please?

Hi D@n, thanks for the reply. The colour scheme that we are leaning towards is white for poles, window frames, eaves, woodlands grey for roof, gutters & fascia boards, and…

6 years6 yearsgregglesgreggles posted:
Interior wall colour - help needed please?

Hi all,
Hoping to get some tips & advise off you with regards to interior wall colour....
My wife and I are in the closing stages of a renovation to our late…

6 years6 yearsgregglesgreggles posted:
Decking Lights - tips for location & spacings?

Hi All,
Hoping to pick your brain with regards to decking lights.
As part of a wider renovation job, we will end up with a rear deck approx 13m long (of varying…

7 years7 yearsgregglesgreggles posted:
Double Hung Windows - Melbourne

Hi All,
The wife & I are trying to choose between 2 window suppliers here in Melbourne. Trend v Canterbury.
As the prices appears fairly comparable, we would REALLY appreciate any thoughts…

7 years7 yearsgregglesgreggles posted:
Bremar Gas Heating Problem - Code?

Hi All,
I have a Braemar Gas heating system which isnt working effectively.
It comes on routinely ( either in Man or Auto mode ) workes for a while, then it displays…

7 years7 yearsgregglesgreggles posted:
Awning, Casement, Double Hung ...

Hi Ed,
Appreciate your thoughts & feedback.
You make a very good point about the awnings being a preference over casement with regards to rainy conditions.
As we will no doubt have some…

7 years7 yearsgregglesgreggles posted:
Awning, Casement, Double Hung ...

Hi All,
Really interested in hearing your thoughts on the topic of window options.
My wife & I are down to negotiating the fine details with regards to our home renovations and…

8 years8 yearsgregglesgreggles posted:
Subdivision of existing room

Hi All
Have a couple of question that I hope someone can please help me with??
As part of our 50's timber home's floorplan, we have an extention at the rear of…

8 years8 yearsgregglesgreggles posted:
Additional exhaust fan in ensuite

Thanks for the help everyone. Much appreciated!
I will check out some of the products suggested.
Cheers

8 years8 yearsgregglesgreggles posted:
Additional exhaust fan in ensuite

Thanks for the reply.
Sadly, we dont even have a pane of glass. No ventilation at all.
Generally, the fan & light combination in the centre of the ensuite works well. Dont…

8 years8 yearsgregglesgreggles posted:
Additional exhaust fan in ensuite

Hi All,
Looking for some valued input into a problem we have with our ensuite.
As it has no direct sunlight entering (other than through the open door), the ceiling above the…

8 years8 yearsgregglesgreggles posted:
Advice on privacy screen / fence extension

Thanks KEK. Really like what you have done. Looks like you even have the same fence to house distance that I am dealing with.
Luckily, we are quite friendly with our…

8 years8 yearsgregglesgreggles posted:
Advice on privacy screen / fence extension

Thanks!
I quite like what you have done. May be a good way to solve our problem.
I like the fact that having the posts allow possibility of changing the material of…

8 years8 yearsgregglesgreggles posted:
Advice on privacy screen / fence extension

Hi All,
I am looking for advice on a way to best impliment a privacy screen.
Have a length of fence between our neighbours house & ours where we look through windows…

9 years9 yearsgregglesgreggles posted:
Modern style parapet

Hi All,
I am hoping that you may be able to help me out ........
My wife & I are currently making our way thru a list of considerations in reference to…

9 years9 yearsgregglesgreggles posted:
Question regarding a planter box design?

Hi All,
I am looking for some advice relating to a home project.
I would like to make some planter boxes that I could locate on our rear deck along the window…

9 years9 yearsgregglesgreggles posted:
Help with repair to bathroom wall?

Hi dirkadirk, Eco Builder,
Thanks for the responses! Much appreciated!
The ensuite itself is pretty small, it measures 2650 m x 1080 m. The only ventilation is via a pretty standard fan…

9 years9 yearsgregglesgreggles posted:
Help with repair to bathroom wall?

Hi All,
I need a bit of guidance with repair to a bathroom wall. The wall is in the ensuite to our master bedroom.
We appear to have mould growing in the…

9 years9 yearsgregglesgreggles posted:
Recommend me a selective broad leaf herbicide please?

Thanks Fu Manchu! Much appreciated
Sorry, perhaps i should have run a search first :oops:

9 years9 yearsgregglesgreggles posted:
Can u deck over existing concrete slab?

Hi All, thanks for the comments. Was very interested in your thoughts. Cheers!
Good point about the food scraps & the colour of the slab coming through jayw, awesome looking deck…

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