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kel

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Joined 3 December 2009
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7 years7 yearskelkel posted:
Where to get cheap Moving boxes in Sydney

You can just go to super markets/fruit shops to pick unwanted/dumped cardboard boxes.

7 years7 yearskelkel posted:
Daiken 6hp - too small?

We have daikin 8hp unit with 4 zones, I am told by the install guy I should always run for 2 zones at least, else it will be bad for…

7 years7 yearskelkel posted:
How should concrete slab in garage be finished off?

stormy
what concrete seal/paint do you buy to seal your garage floor? is this the same used for driveway?
thx

7 years7 yearskelkel posted:
cost for drop edge beams - concrete slab

Chipstick
Ours cost $595 per sqm, we are in Sydney.

7 years7 yearskelkel posted:
Stormwater plan

our builder gave us a list of hydraulic engineers, from whom we got the quotes, the price for the plan/drawings is about $1000-$1500

7 years7 yearskelkel posted:
Concerns after frame and brickwork inspection

umehomes, sorry, I dont know, you should ask your builder why they placed them there.
Sewer pipes should run externally where possible.

7 years7 yearskelkel posted:
Concerns after frame and brickwork inspection

2) Ask the builder to clean this up for you as this should be shown on the inspection report
4) looks odd, I guess you will have a thick layer of…

8 years8 yearskelkel posted:
Weep Holes, Concrete and Termite Issue

VijayGaba
check with your termite guy to see if this will void warranty.

8 years8 yearskelkel posted:
Cost to paint a house?

that seems very expensive, 15L of paint can paint 180 sqm, premium paint cost maximum $200/15L .

8 years8 yearskelkel posted:
Interest Only or Principal and Interest?

my loan is interest only for 5 years, but it doesn't stop me making additional payment if I can afford. with principal and interest, you are forced to make principal…

8 years8 yearskelkel posted:
Cost to install extra gas connection?

my builder quoted an internal gas point for $380

8 years8 yearskelkel posted:
Extraction fan dripping

you can have whirlybird installed on your roof to have your roof cavity better ventilated.

8 years8 yearskelkel posted:
600mm height windows whats the general rule??

I don't know if this helps, we reduced all our bay window height from 2300 to 1400 on the ground floor. we are pretty happy with the result, saved on…

8 years8 yearskelkel posted:
Frame up 1 day after the slab was poured

too quick for comfort, not good for slab, slab needs time to cure without loading.

8 years8 yearskelkel posted:
Slab height incorrect

looks like the builder's surveyor didn't inspect the formwork before the pour of concrete. Sorry to hear your drama, yes, retaining walls/fence/landscape are expensive as I just found out....

8 years8 yearskelkel posted:
Rain water tank pipe repair

you can encase the broken part in concrete, that should make it stronger.

8 years8 yearskelkel posted:
mirror or vinyl sliders

if you believe in fengshui, then you don't mirror doors facing your bed.

8 years8 yearskelkel posted:
Fold down style clothesline

Thanks for your response.
Do you stall clothesline before laying the turf or after?

8 years8 yearskelkel posted:
Fold down style clothesline

We want to have fold down style clothesline installed, just want to know the experience/cost people have with different brands (Daytek,Hills,Austral).
Many thanks

8 years8 yearskelkel posted:
HELP~~~~~~~~~~~Is this a good slab to u???????

Our slab was poured in similar weather last year (jul/2010), I was worried like you. By the time we got our keys this year (april/2011), there is no line of…

8 years8 yearskelkel posted:
Why did you choose either Tiles or Timber Flooring?

We chose tiles for the ground floor, timber for the first floor. Surprisingly tiles are not as cold underfoot as I thought, we had a few cold days this month.
I…

8 years8 yearskelkel posted:
Rating of Home Building Companies

There is a product review site you can have a look, I am not sure how objective the views of reviewers are
http://www.productreview.com.au/c/home-builders.html
What I found is you…

8 years8 yearskelkel posted:
Movement in our slab

The cracked tiles are typically caused by the crack in the slab, if you remove those cracked tiles, you will see the crack in the slab, I hope you have…

8 years8 yearskelkel posted:
Movement in our slab

rcarlyon
how long did it take to have your house built?

8 years8 yearskelkel posted:
The fundamental of Feng Shui

Jadielee,thanks for the link, hope it is ok for us, also hope your front tree will not cause a problem for you.

8 years8 yearskelkel posted:
The fundamental of Feng Shui

I am trying to load the pic again
http://img215.imageshack.us/i/treeinfrontofhouse.jpg/

8 years8 yearskelkel posted:
The fundamental of Feng Shui

I am told it is bad feng shui to have a tree facing the entrance door, our door is facing south, is this true?
we need to build a storm…

The fundamental of Feng Shui
8 years8 yearskelkel posted:
retaining wall

Hi Helena
can you please show your retain wall photos?
thanks

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