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16 d16 dJB1JB1 posted:
Fencing - Neighbour doesn’t want to pay for fencing.

So you erected the fence and now the neighbour refuses to pay?

17 d17 dJB1JB1 posted:
I work in flooring - do you have a flooring question?

Hi Michelle,
What can crack? The floating floor?
What about stone waterfall over engineered timber boards that have been glued down?

2 months2 monthsJB1JB1 posted:
Aluminium window slider frame track

You're not helping yourself

2 months2 monthsJB1JB1 posted:
Aluminium window slider frame track

Which window company?

2 months2 monthsJB1JB1 posted:
Unlicenced plumbers.

It's in the owner building section so no builder.
Ask the plumber to provide a solution.
Let's hope you haven't paid much of the bill.
I'd also be calling the plumbing commission…

2 months2 monthsJB1JB1 posted:
Sloping Narrow block: Modern Hamptons style- stairs in

No problems Chris.
Seems like all staircase builders are super busy.

2 months2 monthsJB1JB1 posted:
Sloping Narrow block: Modern Hamptons style- stairs in

Doesn't seem to be holding anything up.
I wonder what it was suppose to do in the first place.
Do you mind giving me the name of your staircase guy please.
The guy…

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2 months2 monthsJB1JB1 posted:
Fridge cavity - what’s a good amount of space each side?

200mm? Rediculous.

2 months2 monthsJB1JB1 posted:
Sloping Narrow block: Modern Hamptons style- stairs in

Can't they put the electrical box in the garage or laundry?
Chris, who is your staircase builder?

2 months2 monthsJB1JB1 posted:
Brands Recommendation for Bathrooms

Methven for tapware

3 months3 monthsJB1JB1 posted:
Sloping Narrow block: Modern Hamptons style- stairs in

I agree 180 is better due to overlap.

3 months3 monthsJB1JB1 posted:
Windows and doors

The reason why you may not be able to install bricks over windows with eaves is the window height.
If you have eaves, you reduce the gap between windows and…

3 months3 monthsJB1JB1 posted:
Sloping Narrow block: Modern Hamptons style- stairs in

Nice progress, I'm using the JH Linea weatherboards too.
You go for the 150 or 180mm?
Did the spray it or paint it by roller/brush?
I'm going to paint it myself (upper…

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3 months3 monthsJB1JB1 posted:
Sloping Narrow block: Modern Hamptons style- stairs in

Pendant lights should always be installed in odd numbers, so make it 3 for the island bench

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3 months3 monthsJB1JB1 posted:
I work in flooring - do you have a flooring question?

I'm very sceptical they can compress oak to 1/3 of the original size.
Say oak is 700kg per m3, compressing it to 1/3rd would make it 2,000kg or double spotted gum.…

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3 months3 monthsJB1JB1 posted:
I work in flooring - do you have a flooring question?

why some are 1.5mm and some are 4mm and higher?
$$$

3 months3 monthsJB1JB1 posted:
Windows and doors lentils size

What did your last slave die of?
Your Engineer is the one can specify your lintel size.

3 months3 monthsJB1JB1 posted:
Photos from my build

The quality is poor.
Can you stick to one thread and rather than start a new thread each time.

3 months3 monthsJB1JB1 posted:
Urgent : Changing from carpet to floor board in bedroom

You could use it as is if it was polished previously- can't tell from the photo.
However you may have trouble getting all the little bits of underlay off.
I'd probably sand…

3 months3 monthsJB1JB1 posted:
Sloping Narrow block: Modern Hamptons style- stairs in

What timber floor you getting Chris?

3 months3 monthsJB1JB1 posted:
Waterproofing wet areas

is it in a shower area?
If so wow! Sounds ******* as ****.

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3 months3 monthsJB1JB1 posted:
Waterproofing wet areas

Looks like they have done the corners with mesh tap first, it will need a second coat and they should complete it then.
I'd be slightly concerned with the window in…

3 months3 monthsJB1JB1 posted:
Evaporative cooling

Not really sure they are better these days. It's just air mixed with water as it always has been.
It can work well if you experience dry heat. If you…

3 months3 monthsJB1JB1 posted:
Evaporative cooling

Not really sure they are better these days. It's just air mixed with water as it always has been.
It can work well if you experience dry heat. If you…

4 months4 monthsJB1JB1 posted:
Metricon Liberty 45 (Turramurra)

Yeah you can hide it under the benchtops but not under an island waterfall.
I'm debating whether to get prefinished engineered or raw floorboards.
Prefinished is much cheaper overall but you don't…

4 months4 monthsJB1JB1 posted:
Metricon Liberty 45 (Turramurra)

Nice floors.
What type of timber you get? It looks like spotted gum?
It even looks to be installed under the island bench?

4 months4 monthsJB1JB1 posted:
Replacing Hollow core with Solid core

You can use longer screws so it bites into the timber frame rather than just the mdf(?) door jamb.
Also use 3x ball bearing hinges so it will never require…

4 months4 monthsJB1JB1 posted:
Sloping Narrow block: Modern Hamptons style- stairs in

Nice progress Chris.
Is the garage separate from the house?

4 months4 monthsJB1JB1 posted:
Building Queenscliff 416 with Fairhaven Homes

Awesome.
Did you arrange the building permit/engineer or did they?

4 months4 monthsJB1JB1 posted:
Building Queenscliff 416 with Fairhaven Homes

Thanks, you recommend them?

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