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grinder

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Joined 17 August 2009
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1 month1 monthgrindergrinder posted:
Closing out Air Vents

No so ventilation should be around the house not through vents as it was belived before. No buidling code restrictions of any kind unless you have a open fireplace in…

1 year1 yeargrindergrinder posted:
reverse cycle air duct systems?

Cureently looking at removing my gas heating ducts and evaporative cooling and replacing with air duct reverse cycle air con system but I do not know the subject all that…

1 year1 yeargrindergrinder posted:
Timber or aluminium plantation shutters?

Best to define what type of shutters you talking about internal or external shutters.
if internals I prefer timber or PVC or UNPVC if Extrnal I prefer aluminiu because its durability…

1 year1 yeargrindergrinder posted:
Retrofit tiled roof insulation?

Yes Sisalation though not exactly since it goes before the tiles go in place . But I remember having a chat with someone in Thomastown about retrofitting and he said…

1 year1 yeargrindergrinder posted:
Toilet plumbing

or what I know toilets regardless of their position use a trap pipe other than that There should not be a problem

1 year1 yeargrindergrinder posted:
Retrofit tiled roof insulation?

Wonder if it is possible and how should it be done?
Thanks

1 year1 yeargrindergrinder posted:
Insulating Raked Ceiling

Probably you mean joist the space between them is 40 or 60 batts can be bought either siizes I have recently installed R6 gold batts so if you have…

1 year1 yeargrindergrinder posted:
Construction Builders

if they are regietred with HIA just ask HIA for precedents

1 year1 yeargrindergrinder posted:
How much emphasis should you put into your R Value?

Now I installed R6 gold battens on the roof it makes a difference about 6 degrees in Autunm now I have to remove the plaster and do walls not sure…

3 years3 yearsgrindergrinder posted:
Mold in internal brickwall

Thanks Stevie no I do not own a house but a flat and no I do not have vents and currently arguing with them to allow me install a few…

3 years3 yearsgrindergrinder posted:
Mold in internal brickwall

I hope this is the right pace to post this topic
Does anyone know or have knowledge of a good method to stop mold growing in internal walls.
Every winter is…

4 years4 yearsgrindergrinder posted:
Questions on how to tile a bathroom.

Yes daveswall
I have a hard question since I am just about to tile my bathroom walls and floors.
I covered my un-rendered (had packet concrete and two layers of…

6 years6 yearsgrindergrinder posted:
HIA Melbourne Home Show 2012 - 2 for 1 & Half Price Tickets

Have a look at your sent box that confirms the sending

6 years6 yearsgrindergrinder posted:
HIA Melbourne Home Show 2012 - 2 for 1 & Half Price Tickets

PM sent I hope I get a couple of tickets
Thank you

7 years7 yearsgrindergrinder posted:
What's for dinner?

2 pizzas not take away homemade

7 years7 yearsgrindergrinder posted:
Homeshow discount too fiddly

Just wanted to access the discount available online but too many questions and hurdles in place.unlike you go direct to them pay and no questions asked
to qualify for discounts…

7 years7 yearsgrindergrinder posted:
Ikea appliances

recirculation rangehoods are by default much less powerful 400 than the ducted ones though among the ducted there is a lot of variance in suction power measured by cubic meters…

7 years7 yearsgrindergrinder posted:
Dishwasher - what to consider when buying pls ?

Bosch vs Siemens
basically the same factory although Bosch has a brand reputation and Siemens does not here anyway I know that Siemens is more fiddly to get the settings…

7 years7 yearsgrindergrinder posted:
Coffee machines - Fad or useful ?

I am a traditionalists so I have my stove top pot to serve me well whenever I want freshly ground coffee or cafe I like strong cafe and I…

7 years7 yearsgrindergrinder posted:
Too many categories

Have been looking around some forum categories I may have suggestions that Ihope you would not take it badly. There seem to be a number of double posting as people…

7 years7 yearsgrindergrinder posted:
Standalone Cooker Recommendations

I persoanlly would not suggest Italian cooktops manufacturers I rather go for sure things aussie like Highland range of cooktops they are very good and powerful but expensive

7 years7 yearsgrindergrinder posted:
Career change from IT to Builder?

May be I am wrong but there are IT engineers and are recognised as that. although they have their own association and not part of Engineers Australia where I once…

7 years7 yearsgrindergrinder posted:
How to reduce rangehood noise

having a larger exhaust pipe will help however the motor is another issue as it may need to be wrapped in noise insulation material which may reduce performance

7 years7 yearsgrindergrinder posted:
Career change from IT to Builder?

Not all that complicated mate
You already qualify for most trades as you're an IT engineer a branch I quite understand first of all as I worked with engineers and CPD…

7 years7 yearsgrindergrinder posted:
Double glazing sound proofing and thermal insulation

Finally and nearing completion of my double glazing project thermal and sound proofing is meeting some success with the right channels and acrylic 10mm panes I expect to have a…

7 years7 yearsgrindergrinder posted:
Kitchen quotes

http://forum.homeone.com.au/viewtopic.php?f=16&t=44042

7 years7 yearsgrindergrinder posted:
Should a "DIY Kitchen" come with instructions?

Hi Earl
Thinking of Kitchen for Dummies series right now :lol:

7 years7 yearsgrindergrinder posted:
How big is a standard microwave cut out??

get the installation manual online
Would that help?

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I am from Melbourne and a bit of a DIY man currently doing some tiling work and soon will undertake kitchen refurbishment that means demolition and cabinet assembling and…

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former Exec Officer and CEO of not for profit organisations

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