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Joined 5 December 2006
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10 years10 yearsgrimegrime posted:
Wanted A1 builder in South West Victoria

Hi
Does anybody have a recommendation for a good,efficient, responsive, and ethical builder who could build us a home within 40 odd clicks of Warrnambool Vic and not charge an…

10 years10 yearsgrimegrime posted:
Front water tap - located in front of garage??!!!!!!

It probably worked like this,the surveyor draughtsperson drew up your plans after a site inspection where the water tap in point on the plan was noted.(you should be able to…

10 years10 yearsgrimegrime posted:
Appearing on the trusses of new roofs...Blue strips of tin

Can anyone help me out here.New to my location in the last month the timber frames go up then the roof trusses and before the tiles the whole roof frame…

10 years10 yearsgrimegrime posted:
im not happy

Now that I would like to see :P

10 years10 yearsgrimegrime posted:
im not happy

Sorry Clath but the girls do it as well,its called "Trades World" you know like men "are from mars women are from somewhere or other...Tradies come form "Trades World"
Mind you…

10 years10 yearsgrimegrime posted:
One Porter Davis Frustration After Another....

Could it be the hole for the sensor (down low on the tank)and kids or dogs have pulled it and cable out(now buried deep in mud with thong and Cookie.

10 years10 yearsgrimegrime posted:
PD Builders - Termite protection

I don't know why.Perhaps they feel that the chemical barrier is disturbed by Con creter when he digs out and puts the reo in place for the paths.
Our previous house…

10 years10 yearsgrimegrime posted:
One Porter Davis Frustration After Another....

Clath Our interior wall paint job was so bad in the main living areas that the building manager who happened to be there on the day at handover rang the…

10 years10 yearsgrimegrime posted:
PD Builders - Termite protection

Another point to remember with the PD spray system is that if you concrete your paths to but up against the walls of the house, ummmm! You immediately void the…

10 years10 yearsgrimegrime posted:
One Porter Davis Frustration After Another....

OMG!!!!!!! Don't get me started :evil:
Three months on and rectifying tradies due at 8.30am turn up at 11.45am.
Tell you what,if you like…

11 years11 yearsgrimegrime posted:
Clay Soil

Guys. Worth mentioning is that having bunged all that lovely gypsum ,blood and bone and top soil on you might like to consider getting hold of a rotary hoe for…

11 years11 yearsgrimegrime posted:
Brick Tinting

:oops: I've also been told that the well known "big" brick makers cream bricks and the brown bricks have really soft faces these days.ie they drive…

11 years11 yearsgrimegrime posted:
Brick Tinting

Well I'm afraid I am unable to provide much of an update at this time.
Our supervisor left the company just after our job was signed off on,so now all the…

11 years11 yearsgrimegrime posted:
phone trench

Best to get an approved contractor to do it I think.PD charged us $265 to trench and cable to soft dial tone with one one phone point.
Then Telstra came along…

11 years11 yearsgrimegrime posted:
Independant Bulilding Inspections - are they worth it?

I think its a damn shame that this is what its come to.
Once upon a time you could pretty much pay a builder to build a solid home and that's…

11 years11 yearsgrimegrime posted:
Spot the problem

Can I ask what brick manufacturer?

11 years11 yearsgrimegrime posted:
Ask your Home Theatre questions here...

Hey Matt I tried the local Warragul Mighty ripoff to get a couple of these 50mm thingomejigs but no luck.Can you point me in the right direction to a supplier?
Thanks.

11 years11 yearsgrimegrime posted:
Thanks Mods!

Package deal?
Membership has its rewards perhaps ? :lol:

11 years11 yearsgrimegrime posted:
Brick Tinting

From the standard Homestead range Vlad,Tan.

11 years11 yearsgrimegrime posted:
Brick Tinting

Unfortunately we had problems with the quality of workmanship done by the brickies.Several window sills were replaced as was some large areas of the walls.
The bricks are Austral and…

11 years11 yearsgrimegrime posted:
SCREEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEECH BANG!!

Have you noticed all the Victorian tradies have grown 30 odd mm in the last couple of weeks :?:
Yes its the mud layered on their…

11 years11 yearsgrimegrime posted:
should i tell them? should i????

:shock: Two things to add.
PD built our house with 8foot six inch ceilings(it should have been 8'),that's about a $2500+ upgrade.
They picked it up early on…

11 years11 yearsgrimegrime posted:
Phone Trenches, Wireless Internet and VoIP

How about this option:
You can dig your own trench 300mm deep from the pit to your house wall (near the power meter.Install conduit with draw cord and back fill.
Organise a…

11 years11 yearsgrimegrime posted:
Vic govt changes rules on water tanks

A comment heard on ABC Gippsland during the week.
'The first things that got washed away were the No Dam on the Mitchell signs'

11 years11 yearsgrimegrime posted:
Ask your Home Theatre questions here...

My partner has it down to a fine art ... he just ends everything with 'yes dear'.
Or: Yes do it...You will anyway :evil:

11 years11 yearsgrimegrime posted:
Ask your Home Theatre questions here...

It's easy. Wink
As per this illustration....
I think there is something in that for all of us don't you :th:

11 years11 yearsgrimegrime posted:
Ask your Home Theatre questions here...

WAF = (W)ife (A)cceptance (F)actor
As if any of us blokes didn't recognise and understand this :shock: :n: :oops:

11 years11 yearsgrimegrime posted:
Ask your Home Theatre questions here...

Out of interest ,how high off the ground would you nominally place a 42" plasma to be fixed to a wall:?:

11 years11 yearsgrimegrime posted:
Valuation problems . . . please advise!!!

Its worth mentioning to that its harder to value a block of land and a fistful of drawings.How does a valuer determine the final outcome without lots of guesswork…

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