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helmut

Gold Coast
Joined 19 November 2008
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6 years6 yearshelmuthelmut posted:
Refinishing Stone Benchtops

It is an engineered stone, white with sparkley flecks. The repair guy reckons that engineered stones with a high component of marble seem to show these marks a lot…

6 years6 yearshelmuthelmut posted:
Refinishing Stone Benchtops

Has anyone had any experience with having their reconstituted stone or marble kitchen benchtops refinished? After two years of regular use (i.e. food spills and water left on the bench…

8 years8 yearshelmuthelmut posted:
CFL Problem?

I have had these CFL downlights installed to meet the 40% requirement I needed for my new build. They work great except there seems to a strange light pulsing…

8 years8 yearshelmuthelmut posted:
Down lights

I have these CFL downlights in my bedrooms and toilet and they produce pretty good light coverage. They need about 10-20 seconds to fully warm up but I am…

8 years8 yearshelmuthelmut posted:
Need a concreter on the Gold Coast.

Thanks for that Jason I'll give him a call now.
Leon

8 years8 yearshelmuthelmut posted:
Need a concreter on the Gold Coast.

Hi Jas,
looking at about 66m2 for a driveway, front patio and a bit down the side of the house. Driveway slopes down from the road so will need a…

8 years8 yearshelmuthelmut posted:
Need a concreter on the Gold Coast.

Can anyone recommend some concreters on the Gold coast for a driveway/path to the house. Want coloured concrete or stencil.
Thanks,
Leon

8 years8 yearshelmuthelmut posted:
help! Concrete over termite barrier and silt pits

We just built with Cor@l homes on the Goldy Coast. they don't even use Termimesh. Their termite barrier is a 100mm (i think) exposed edge along the slab…

8 years8 yearshelmuthelmut posted:
What type of underlay for Click Lock Engineered Timber Floor

Thanks for that Paul,
Looks like C@rpet C@ll supply a 2mm foam and a separate roll of black plastic sheeting as the standard. It sounds like this should be enough…

8 years8 yearshelmuthelmut posted:
What type of underlay for Click Lock Engineered Timber Floor

Can't say I gt much response from this thread. Probably just going to use the standard foam underlay over the top of the plastic sheet. Have you looked…

9 years9 yearshelmuthelmut posted:
What type of underlay for Click Lock Engineered Timber Floor

Hi all,
I was wanting to get some opinions on types of underlays for floating floors. We are going with 1 strip oak Universal Engineered floor boards with the click…

9 years9 yearshelmuthelmut posted:
Bugger me, another Coral Hamilton 278 - PCI done.

Our fill wall is 1.5m high at the highest point, maybe this had some bearing on their reluctance to start without it. But our initial SS said that it…

9 years9 yearshelmuthelmut posted:
Cost to install downlights, run cables, and install switches

Coral homes sparky is charging us $53 per downlight I think. Sounds excessive to me.
Leon

9 years9 yearshelmuthelmut posted:
Bugger me, another Coral Hamilton 278 - PCI done.

I can't believe Coral cut your block before you had your retaining walls done. Here on the Goldy, Coral dug their heels in big time about wanting us to…

9 years9 yearshelmuthelmut posted:
Beck's Coral Hamilton, WE'RE IN, PHOTOS FINALLY!!!

Hey Rebecca, just finished reading your thread. We are also building a Hamilton with Coral, seems to be the house of choice at the moment(for good reasons in my…

9 years9 yearshelmuthelmut posted:
Wall insulation for new build

Thanks for the tips Hels. What size batts did you use internally? 430mm or 580m? I am receiveing differing info on what size is required. Did you…

9 years9 yearshelmuthelmut posted:
Wall insulation for new build

G'day all,
Does anyone have any experience in self installing insulation wrap to the outer frame and then butting insulation batts into the walls?
I have read a couple of topics about…

9 years9 yearshelmuthelmut posted:
Insulation for Coral Home, space size internal frame?

I would think your Coral sales manager, would be able to find out that info for you.
I am building a modified Hamilton with Coral and I am also going to…

9 years9 yearshelmuthelmut posted:
I am FURIOUS

We needed to get council to relax the height restriction for our retaining walls. My wife went to the G.C. council office lodge the application. She filled the…

9 years9 yearshelmuthelmut posted:
Building on a sloping Block

no don't know anybody who have used them. My wife and I were about to sign up for one of their house and land packages but decided against it…

9 years9 yearshelmuthelmut posted:
Building on a sloping Block

Try House and Land Design Builders, they are a Gold Coast builder who do split level and sloping block designs. They have a display at the observatory in Reedy…

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