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5 years5 yearsjetsonjetson posted:
Weird, weird noise in (I think) gas pipes

A simple question, I have a fair bit of this going on at my place, I am going to use some silicone around the window flashing, is that what the…

5 years5 yearsjetsonjetson posted:
Which variety is this? Hardy? Easy to grow? Attractive?

That's french lavendar the flowers are a dead giveaway. Yes they are very hardy, make sure you cut them back hard after flowering so you get nice new growth and…

5 years5 yearsjetsonjetson posted:
CCA treated pine SLEEPERS in SA..Hmmm maybe concrete???

Most retaining walls done out of treated pine in my area are quite bowed already, only a year or two old! Something to consider.

5 years5 yearsjetsonjetson posted:
Problems with Gas Ducted Heating Ducts

I had to do the same thing, check all the joins, retape as necessary you may need to pull the duct back a fraction to the join if they are…

5 years5 yearsjetsonjetson posted:
Brivis professional heater cleaning- worth it?

I wish that was true but it is not, in fact most volume builders don't even have a return air duct, your heater will draw air through a wall cavity,…

5 years5 yearsjetsonjetson posted:
Central heating - cause of excessive dust???

Yes we have the same issue it is the ducted heating. We have a new house built in 2010 and let me tell you what a great job they did…

5 years5 yearsjetsonjetson posted:
Att BeatrixKiddo - lawn health during winter

Are you sure it's even kikuyu you are looking at? Kikuyu from seeds takes a fair while to become a lawn, at least a full season from early spring to…

5 years5 yearsjetsonjetson posted:
NAKED FARMER???

Bunnings does weird things like stocking an item then all of a sudden you wont see it again at that particular bunnings. Try another bunnings, the one I go to…

5 years5 yearsjetsonjetson posted:
CCA treated pine SLEEPERS in SA..Hmmm maybe concrete???

I think your after ACQ treated pine sleepers not CCA. CCA are the cheaper of the two. ACQ is still a bit hard to find, Bunnings can order stuff in…

5 years5 yearsjetsonjetson posted:
Advise on removing Chimney from Kitchen

Did you even consider how santa may feel about this?

5 years5 yearsjetsonjetson posted:
grrrrrrrr stupid broker

I hear that! We have an absolute ******** broker, took so damn long to get the loan for our build we nearly had to apply for an extension to buy…

5 years5 yearsjetsonjetson posted:
Asbestos in Carpet Underlay

This is what I heard also, the hessian only had asbestos contamination due to the fact that it was use to transport the asbestos. You can never tell just by…

5 years5 yearsjetsonjetson posted:
Dog urine killing my Kings Pride!

Diluting it when the dog first pees on it works, the problem is who has that much time to sit there watching their dog all day.
Not much you can do…

5 years5 yearsjetsonjetson posted:
Santa Anna

Thatch builds up in most/all? warm season grasses, My buffalo was looking great I was mowing it on the highest setting, looked good for close to 12 months, then when…

5 years5 yearsjetsonjetson posted:
ACQ treated pine: what does this mean?

Copper>Arsenic

6 years6 yearsjetsonjetson posted:
The backyard plan - starting with blank canvas.

My only suggestion is don't plant the conifers to hedge as in trim them into a square wall, they will look heaps better in their natural growth style. Plant them…

6 years6 yearsjetsonjetson posted:
Getting rid of Blackberries

Get some goats!

6 years6 yearsjetsonjetson posted:
My poor orange tree :(

Do you have clay soil? The tree is dead, you will need to get another one.

6 years6 yearsjetsonjetson posted:
Lighting options in Double Garage

I regret not getting a two way light switch for my garage (turn it off or on an both internal door and external door). Sometime I can be outside and…

6 years6 yearsjetsonjetson posted:
Help with our EZ please!

This does appear to be a fungal issue, you said this area was ok before? It was probably spread by walking on the other infected areas and then onto your…

6 years6 yearsjetsonjetson posted:
HELP!!

The couch looks resonably healthy and the kikuyu is looking ok too. You said about 6 months ago that would make it winter. I wonder if the dead areas are…

6 years6 yearsjetsonjetson posted:
Help with our EZ please!

Sorry not going to be any help but can I score one more for kikuyu, for anyone who is looking to make a choice of grass in the future do…

6 years6 yearsjetsonjetson posted:
remove garden hedges and council approval

They are leylandii leighton green, pain in the a**. Not sure why you would need council approval if they are on your land, but I will leave that for someone…

6 years6 yearsjetsonjetson posted:
Zoysia or Couch?!?!

I am still going with couch, in the first post 4th photo down most of the seedlings are almost sending out runners and they are green, the couch has a…

6 years6 yearsjetsonjetson posted:
What's up with our lawn? Yellow patches.

I wouldn't be looking at lawn grubs, Your lawn mower doesn't leak petrol does it? Did it dry out slowly or did it happen within a few days? It…

6 years6 yearsjetsonjetson posted:
Zoysia or Couch?!?!

I have worked on a few golf courses years ago, and that is couch.. I am no zoysia expert but the couch stands out badly with the purple runners.
Now a…

6 years6 yearsjetsonjetson posted:
Zoysia or Couch?!?!

The grass with the runners is couch, If you want to keep the zoysia free of the couch get rid of it quick. Pull it out without leaving any parts…

6 years6 yearsjetsonjetson posted:
Help - can anyone identify these black spots?

Hopefully the white ones are just scales. Pests outside don't usualy cause to much damage as there are predators to help keep their numbers in check, however indoors is another…

6 years6 yearsjetsonjetson posted:
Help - can anyone identify these black spots?

They are scales (scale insects), they suck the sap out of plants.
You don't usually see termites above ground unless they are flying.

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