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Jaans

Moggill, Brisbane
Joined 26 October 2011
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9 years9 yearsJaansJaans posted:
MOLASSES Suppliers

Thanks Newey - I managed to get some from Brookfield Produce (http://www.brookfieldproduce.com.au/).
Filled my own 10l container for $17 !!

9 years9 yearsJaansJaans posted:
MOLASSES Suppliers

Anybody know of a Brisbane west supplier?

9 years9 yearsJaansJaans posted:
How can I inject powerfeed, seasol into my sprinklers

Sorry for pulling a necromancer on this topic/thread, but hopefully there is experience that can be shared by someone.
Unfortunately I don't have experience with venturi systems (yet) and so I…

How can I inject powerfeed, seasol  into my sprinklers
11 years11 yearsJaansJaans posted:
N2 wind rating - worth building to N3 for "stronger" home?

We stayed with the N2 rating as we were reassured of the calculation and the estate plan was within guidelines. I did notice that all the windows and sliding doors…

12 years12 yearsJaansJaans posted:
Ceiling Speakers Yamaha or Krix????

Krix actually have wall mount versions (square in shape). I believe the models for In Wall speakers are the Epix (very expensive) and the Ecliptix (similar to the models discussed…

12 years12 yearsJaansJaans posted:
Ceiling Speakers Yamaha or Krix????

Quick update... installed Atmospherix as front left, right and center and they are brilliant! The Holographix are used as surrounds and I'm very impressed with them too.
Highly recommended.

12 years12 yearsJaansJaans posted:
Ceiling Speakers Yamaha or Krix????

I'm thinking about getting some Krix Atmospherix speakers for front left, right and center.
I've read a few posts where they are instead used as surround rears - would it work…

12 years12 yearsJaansJaans posted:
Which paint to use on new timber paling fence (treated Pine)

Could anyone recommend a good (and hopefully not to dear) paint I can use on our new fence?
I'm looking to protect the fence, and still give it a brown woody…

12 years12 yearsJaansJaans posted:
Sealing exposed aggregate

We've recently had our exposed aggregate driveway and apron done around the house.
Should we be sealing it? :th:
Could you recommend any products for doing…

12 years12 yearsJaansJaans posted:
Taking off sticky tape marks off a new mirrior

Try Isopropyl alcohol - it is absolutely magic!
You can get a small sprayer bottle from Bunnings

12 years12 yearsJaansJaans posted:
Brightgreen D900 installation confusion

@Ben01: Nope - the garage, laundry, half of the bedrooms & hallway don't have them. It's mostly used in our main living areas - would guess it's a 70/30 split.

12 years12 yearsJaansJaans posted:
Brightgreen D900 installation confusion

You could ask the builders' electrician to only pre-wire (i.e. add the relevant wire loops) for where you can get your own electrician to install 413 plugs (or clip-ons that…

12 years12 yearsJaansJaans posted:
garden accent lighting

There are quite a few DIY Garden Light options available. Some more expensive than others. The just of it is that you'll need to determine how many lights you want…

12 years12 yearsJaansJaans posted:
Rangehood distance from cooktop

I think it's regulated, but cannot confirm. We recently had ours installed and it had to be installed higher such that it no longer lines up with out overhead cupboards…

12 years12 yearsJaansJaans posted:
Dimmable LED downlights

+1 for the Brightgreen LEDs with dimmers

12 years12 yearsJaansJaans posted:
Can you change the laminex covering for cupboards?

Thanks all - useful information indeed.

12 years12 yearsJaansJaans posted:
Weird white powder appearing on ceiling

Sorry, not sure... I figured whatever you might see might help explain the mark on the ceiling below.

12 years12 yearsJaansJaans posted:
Weird white powder appearing on ceiling

Have you checked in the roof space to check if there is anything atop?

12 years12 yearsJaansJaans posted:
Can you change the laminex covering for cupboards?

Uhm... hypothetically speaking of course... say you weren't sure you like the laminex that ended up on you kitchen cupboards.
What options are there to change it once it's installed?
For…

12 years12 yearsJaansJaans posted:
New Construction Building Inspection

We are using Howard Ryan from H&K Ryan & associates. He's based in Sydney I think, but we've taken up a special deal with him to fly him up twice…

12 years12 yearsJaansJaans posted:
QLD Solar Bonus scheme change from 10 Jul - bye bye 44c/kwh!

Damn - sorry to hear that. It's unfortunate.
I wonder if we have the same builder :-)
PM me
It would seem that *currently* Origin adds 6c/KWH on…

12 years12 yearsJaansJaans posted:
Bathroom Basins - Raymor vs. Kohler

Given an equal choice between Raymor or Kohler branded basins, which would be better?
We don't know either brand, or it's quality. Apart from the design/style I would guess it doesn't…

12 years12 yearsJaansJaans posted:
QLD Solar Bonus scheme change from 10 Jul - bye bye 44c/kwh!

Got a call from the builder today - and it's ::sad:: not good news.
Apparently they've had discussions with Energex and their Solar PV supplier…

12 years12 yearsJaansJaans posted:
QLD Solar Bonus scheme change from 10 Jul - bye bye 44c/kwh!

Yeah... that's the current situation for us - we've asked for the account to be changed to our name and for the supplier to lodge a complete network connection form…

12 years12 yearsJaansJaans posted:
Soil dumped not being removed

Not sure what you're options are - worst case scenario is that you could take the hit for hiring a dingo and moving the soil back onto their side?

12 years12 yearsJaansJaans posted:
QLD Solar Bonus scheme change from 10 Jul - bye bye 44c/kwh!

Enquired with Clean Energy Council and Energex today and it would seem that we need to get our application lodged before 10 July 2012, even if solar system is not…

12 years12 yearsJaansJaans posted:
QLD Solar Bonus scheme change from 10 Jul - bye bye 44c/kwh!

Some of you may have read the news that Qld will be making changes to the Solar Bonus Scheme from 10 July onwards.
Essentially the current feed in tariff of 44c…

12 years12 yearsJaansJaans posted:
Something to consider before buying an LED bulb

Very good point!
We've tried to take the lumen output and also the CRI (Colour Rendition Index - where the sun is 100 and halogen is the closest of most types…

12 years12 yearsJaansJaans posted:
Grout Colour Sealing DIY Kits from Grout Perfect

Thanks Craig!

12 years12 yearsJaansJaans posted:
Grout Colour Sealing DIY Kits from Grout Perfect

PS: I've just ordered the colour match swab kit to check them colours :-)

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