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jeanlaw

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Joined 8 October 2018
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14 d14 djeanlawjeanlaw posted:
Garage ventilation advice

My west facing double garage is like a sauna in the afternoon, it's just unbearable.
Do you guys think installing a bathroom style exhaust fan on the ceiling, attach to a…

14 d14 djeanlawjeanlaw posted:
Window Query

If the ants are coming from outside for a quick fix you can draw a line around the window with chalk, a box of chalk cost less than one dollar…

14 d14 djeanlawjeanlaw posted:
Rainwater tank water / Mains plumbing question

Just a question on the rainwater tank plumbing...
I've noticed some plumbing were fitted above my rainwater tank. I am just not 100% sure how it works.
I've checked and confirmed the…

Rainwater tank water / Mains plumbing question
1 month1 monthjeanlawjeanlaw posted:
Rainwater tank pump installation

I have a rainwater tank similar to this one and want to connect the outlet to the pump. The rainwater tank is solely to be use on gardening and outdoor…

Rainwater tank pump installation
9 months9 monthsjeanlawjeanlaw posted:
Rangehood performance bottleneck

So where do I find or make "this", the flange of the gravity vent is 200mm and its rigid plastic, a duct joiner won't be able to cover the flange…

9 months9 monthsjeanlawjeanlaw posted:
Rangehood performance bottleneck

yep I've measured it and can fit a 200mm.
is a semi rigid duct huge difference to flexible duct if the flexible duct is fully extended? or just marginal?

9 months9 monthsjeanlawjeanlaw posted:
Rangehood performance bottleneck

It's a chinese rangehood... the brand is Robam.
Normally I don't like chinese appliances but for rangehood they are superior. Since chinese cooking generates a lot of fumes...
I've uploaded…

Rangehood performance bottleneck
10 months10 monthsjeanlawjeanlaw posted:
Rangehood performance bottleneck

The unrestricted airflow is 1860m³/hr and can fit 200mm hose to it, and it comes with a multi size reducer for smaller duct diameter.
Of course the larger the duct the…

10 months10 monthsjeanlawjeanlaw posted:
Rangehood performance bottleneck

I've seen this mounting plate on ebay
It's a bit small, but it's the largest they have, the mounting area is 202mm x 218mm, its a bit small if mounting…

10 months10 monthsjeanlawjeanlaw posted:
Rangehood performance bottleneck

I have two options:
Option one is to replace the 125mm flexible duct coming out from rangehood with 200mm perhaps semi rigid, (but I don't know where to get it,…

10 months10 monthsjeanlawjeanlaw posted:
Ceiling mounting box

Where can I buy this box to mount my pendant light?
Or perhaps a galvanised zinc box can also do the job. I just can't find it in runnings website.

Ceiling mounting box
10 months10 monthsjeanlawjeanlaw posted:
Rangehood performance bottleneck

For my new home I have installed a powerful rangehood with maximum Airflow 1860m³/hr and flue outdoor.
When I turned on the first time I feel that it is not powerful…

10 months10 monthsjeanlawjeanlaw posted:
Smart touch switch as isolation / Hob switch

I have a induction cooktop and my sparky installed the hob switch together with couple of light switches, as a result a 4 gang switch with 3 switches controlling the…

2 years2 yearsjeanlawjeanlaw posted:
New single storey home scaffolding question

I ended up ditch Achieve Homes and lost the $3000 deposit and go with another builder, very lucky. My current builder quoted me if I go with the Achieve Home's…

2 years2 yearsjeanlawjeanlaw posted:
New single storey home scaffolding question

Builder replied me it was the skillion roof design, front brick wall is above 3 metres so scaffolding is required.

It not a true skillion roof, kind of like saltbox roof…

2 years2 yearsjeanlawjeanlaw posted:
New single storey home scaffolding question

In this case, even 2.55 m ceiling will require scaffolding right?
As the roof is close to 4 metres scaffolding is already required, a merely 15 cm increase won't make…

2 years2 yearsjeanlawjeanlaw posted:
New single storey home scaffolding question

The house was all brick to 2.55 m ceiling height, and FC is only above window to roof, and scaffolding was not needed.
And the house is to be build on…

2 years2 yearsjeanlawjeanlaw posted:
New single storey home scaffolding question

Newbie here, in the process of planning to build a new house with Achieve Homes.
Does a single storey house with 2.55 m ceiling height require scaffolding?
The reason I asked…

2 years2 yearsjeanlawjeanlaw posted:
Ceiling height cost

I would definitely willing to pay $3500 to upgrade to 2.74, but $19000?
With this price I guess some builders can even offer to upgrade to 3 m.
But If I…

2 years2 yearsjeanlawjeanlaw posted:
Ceiling height cost

I am in the process of planning to build a single storey house.
2.55 m ceiling height is in the inclusion list, and brick work above windows on 1x main…

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