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2 years2 yearsjustlearningjustlearning posted:
Confused re min max cooling capacity

I think I'm about to purchase the Fujitsu, I'm just a bit concerned that it's underpowered for the size of our house. It comes with an eZone controller which…

2 years2 yearsjustlearningjustlearning posted:
Confused re min max cooling capacity

I've received a number of ducted reverse cycle air con quotes for our new house. I'm a bit confused about the sizes.
Quote 1 - Fujitsu 15.8kW ARTG60LHTB 12 outlets…

2 years2 yearsjustlearningjustlearning posted:
Dale Alcock Build in Kensington - Moved In

Sorry everyone for the total silence!
We've been moved in now for about five months! I'm not on the computer much these days, hence no posts. I keep meaning…

2 years2 yearsjustlearningjustlearning posted:
Depth of retic and electrical conduits under paving

Thanks for the advice. Buried about 30cm below subgrade.

2 years2 yearsjustlearningjustlearning posted:
Depth of retic and electrical conduits under paving

We're running new low voltage.. 24v electrical.

2 years2 yearsjustlearningjustlearning posted:
Depth of retic and electrical conduits under paving

We're about to start some paving in Perth. We're planning on putting 100mm of road base as a subgrade then cracker dust as a bedding layer.
We need to run some…

2 years2 yearsjustlearningjustlearning posted:
Trixee's Passive Solar Build Perth

We've got jarrah floors inside which looked really pink when laid and I thought they clashed terribly with the spotted gum deck. But three months down the track the colors…

2 years2 yearsjustlearningjustlearning posted:
Dale Alcock Build in Kensington - Moved In

The jarrah floors are now finished. .. they're a bit shinier than I expected and they're very pink! I hope the color will tone down over time and become more…

2 years2 yearsjustlearningjustlearning posted:
New Home Landscape Design - Kensington WA

Now I have to do the front yard!!!
We're having our driveway laid this week. I was going to get them to lay the driveway and a path around the…

2 years2 yearsjustlearningjustlearning posted:
New Home Landscape Design - Kensington WA

Our deck started last week and it looks great! I love it.
The brickies are still going with the walls - they were supposed to be on site for 5…

2 years2 yearsjustlearningjustlearning posted:
New Home Landscape Design - Kensington WA

Our deck starts today or tomorrow. I can't wait to see how that transforms the yard. .. although to be honest nothing really looks that surprising. .. it looks exactly…

2 years2 yearsjustlearningjustlearning posted:
New Home Landscape Design - Kensington WA

The tree is a firewheel tree. A native to the east coast. The lady that built the house in the 50s planted it. My neighbors told me she loved it…

2 years2 yearsjustlearningjustlearning posted:
Dale Alcock Build in Kensington - Moved In

We've now got keys! It all went off without a hitch. A few minor things outstanding to fix up but nothing major.
The site has been busier now that we've got…

2 years2 yearsjustlearningjustlearning posted:
New Home Landscape Design - Kensington WA

The work has now been remediated...it involved pouring additional footings connected to the existing footings by rods. I'm satisfied with the outcome. The brickies didn't refer to the…

2 years2 yearsjustlearningjustlearning posted:
brick wall footings

My landscapers have completed most of the brick walls. However I've asked them to build a 1.8/2 m high fence (it's stepped to follow the slope) to the rear of…

2 years2 yearsjustlearningjustlearning posted:
New Home Landscape Design - Kensington WA

And another thing. The retaining walls are mass brick retaining walls and the engineering drawings state that all vertical joints should be filled with mortar. I noticed they weren't doing…

2 years2 yearsjustlearningjustlearning posted:
New Home Landscape Design - Kensington WA

The landscapers have completed most of the brick walls. However I've asked them to build a 1.8/2 m high fence (it's stepped to follow the slope) to the rear of…

2 years2 yearsjustlearningjustlearning posted:
Feedback on new home lighting design

I went to three electrical wholesalers today with no luck finding any wall washer lights. I then rang a specialist lighting mob that one of the wholesalers suggested...they didn't…

2 years2 yearsjustlearningjustlearning posted:
New Home Landscape Design - Kensington WA

Well our landscaping has started! It's all a bit scary taking something that's completely in your head and constructing it (especially when it's not that cheap)! I got…

2 years2 yearsjustlearningjustlearning posted:
Feedback on new home lighting design

Looks great but I'm not sure it answers my question. I've tested two different scoop lights that look identical to the domus one and I didn't like the quality of…

2 years2 yearsjustlearningjustlearning posted:
Feedback on new home lighting design

I've found a downlight I like and am hoping to use for wall washing but it only has a 25 degree tilt. Is that enough to get a decent wall…

2 years2 yearsjustlearningjustlearning posted:
Building with Dale Alcock SOR - PCI 24/4

The house is looking great. That cabana is pretty special. Good luck for your pci.

2 years2 yearsjustlearningjustlearning posted:
PR's Finished Build - A belated update and a wedding Pg. 69

Your house looks great. I love the colour of your timber floor.

2 years2 yearsjustlearningjustlearning posted:
Building with Dale Alcock SOR - PCI 24/4

Sounds like their mistake to me. If the variation said you would do it, they should wear the charge in full.

2 years2 yearsjustlearningjustlearning posted:
Two story with Webb & Brown-Neaves on Mandurah Canals, WA

Congrats on the brickwork going up. Hope they catch up time wise.

2 years2 yearsjustlearningjustlearning posted:
Dee & Dan's First Home Build -HGWA- CURTAINS ARE IN!!!

Loving all the pics of your house...it's looking beautiful.

2 years2 yearsjustlearningjustlearning posted:
Trixee's Passive Solar Build Perth

Wow Trixee...I've been so out of touch with everyone's threads. Congrats on the brickwork...that's so exciting.

2 years2 yearsjustlearningjustlearning posted:
Amelia & Nathan's First Home with HGWA- We're in!!!

Congratulations on moving in. Bet you're loving it :)

2 years2 yearsjustlearningjustlearning posted:
custom home group WA home - more pics!!

Just caught up on some of your dramas...that really s..x to have to move twice!

2 years2 yearsjustlearningjustlearning posted:
custom home group WA home - more pics!!

Loving all your furniture pics...I like both lamps...but the second a little more.

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