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Joined 12 September 2021
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10 months10 monthsJacinta RichJacinta Rich posted:
Decks and Firepits

Hi there, We've just build a new hardwood (Greybox) deck and am wondering whether firepit protective mats/surfaces are sufficient? I'm not sure that they're heat resistant enough? Any…

10 months10 monthsJacinta RichJacinta Rich posted:
Brick Cleaning

We have a new build and need to clean bricks around a newly constructed deck. Need advice about whether to clean bricks with acid prior to oiling the…

12 months12 monthsJacinta RichJacinta Rich posted:
Oiling Decks - Which Product?

Thank you. I've not heard of Osmo. I'll check it out.

12 months12 monthsJacinta RichJacinta Rich posted:
Oiling Decks - Which Product?

Hi everyone, Just wondering if anyone has a preferred product when oiling exterior hardwood deck (Grey Box). Any recommendations helpful! TIA. Jacinta

1 year1 yearJacinta RichJacinta Rich posted:
Bunnings vs Timber Merchant

Thanks Simeon for your response. We're looking at either Spotted Gum or Grey Box for outdoor decking and wondered about Bunnings' quality.

1 year1 yearJacinta RichJacinta Rich posted:
Bunnings vs Timber Merchant

Good morning. We are exploring our timber purchase and are in the process of checking out Bunnings. Any feedback or experience of using Bunnings timber products would be…

1 year1 yearJacinta RichJacinta Rich posted:
Building delays

We are building in NSW so can only speak to my experience here. We are using a small builder who is local to the South Coast and he's super…

1 year1 yearJacinta RichJacinta Rich posted:
Decking Timber

Good morning, Appreciate any feedback regarding use of Grey Box as a timber for outdoor decking. We were thinking of using Spotted Gum or Merbau, however have been recommended…

1 year1 yearJacinta RichJacinta Rich posted:
Outdoor Decking

Thank you

1 year1 yearJacinta RichJacinta Rich posted:
Outdoor Decking

I have several questions regarding composite decking and people's experience?
Usage: I have read that many of the composites tend to scratch easily and are hot underfoot. Would appreciate…

2 years2 yearsJacinta RichJacinta Rich posted:
Steel vs Timber Pricing

Hi Simeon, Thanks again for your input. Our builder has stated that the cost of timber is excessive right now. This is not a unique response. We've been given the…

2 years2 yearsJacinta RichJacinta Rich posted:
Steel vs Timber Pricing

Can we have feedback on this.
Structural steel construction has typically been more expensive than structural timber construction. IN consideration of escalating timber prices, could this gap be…

2 years2 yearsJacinta RichJacinta Rich posted:
Building Contract Templates

Many thanks

2 years2 yearsJacinta RichJacinta Rich posted:
Building Contract Templates

We are building a new custom build and are interested in knowing of the experiences of others using contract templates from the Master Builders' Association or Housing Industry Association. …

2 years2 yearsJacinta RichJacinta Rich posted:
New Build Contracts

Thanks so much for your help and information. Jacinta

2 years2 yearsJacinta RichJacinta Rich posted:
New Build Contracts

Hi again Simeon, I really thank you for taking the time to comprehensively explain your reasons. It makes for really interesting reading and I'll certainly be taking into…

2 years2 yearsJacinta RichJacinta Rich posted:
New Build Contracts

Thank you so much for your input.
Our current issue is that materials are either in short supply or the cost fluctuations are massive due to issues with supply and the…

2 years2 yearsJacinta RichJacinta Rich posted:
New Build Contracts

Hello Simeon. Many thanks for your input. Very interesting. Jacinta

2 years2 yearsJacinta RichJacinta Rich posted:
New Build Contracts

We are building a new custom build and have recently considered a cost plus contract in consideration of the current issues in delay of materials e.g. timber. We…

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2 years2 yearsJacinta RichJacinta Rich posted:
Roofing Alternatives

Thanks for your input. Just curious as to why is the prefabricated steel and insulation material more combustible than the conventional timber and insulation roofing.

2 years2 yearsJacinta RichJacinta Rich posted:
Roofing Alternatives

Thank you for your input. Very interesting. Am just doing some research so the information is valuable.

2 years2 yearsJacinta RichJacinta Rich posted:
Roofing Alternatives

Good morning. Have recently looked at Bondor and Arcpanel roofing. Does anyone have any other experiences or recommendations worth noting? Also, can anyone recommend any product that…

2 years2 yearsJacinta RichJacinta Rich posted:
Floorboards or Engineered Timber

Thank you everyone for a very helpful discussion.

2 years2 yearsJacinta RichJacinta Rich posted:
Floorboards or Engineered Timber

Hello. We are trying to decide on whether to invest in timber floorboards or engineered timber for our flooring throughout our new build. The exceptions are kitchens and…

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