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King willy

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Joined 26 October 2008
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8 years8 yearsKing willyKing willy posted:
How to measure your curtains???

Thanks
I think I will go for the 2.5 x as it will help block light when they are bunched up more. I had a look on U Tube and it…

8 years8 yearsKing willyKing willy posted:
How to measure your curtains???

Hi all
Can anyone tell me about the following:
If a window is 1 meter wide and a want to bunch it up, do I get the curtain 2 meters wide…

8 years8 yearsKing willyKing willy posted:
Pre mix render & waterproof additives ???????

Hi all
Im intending rendering the single skin wall in my garage. I got boscot pre mix render (just add water). Because Ive had water coming in through the wall I…

8 years8 yearsKing willyKing willy posted:
How many bags of cement for 6000 bricks ?

Hi all
CAn anyone give me an idea of how many bags of cement for 6000 to 7000 bricks. IS there a formular to calculate it.
Thanks
KW...........................

8 years8 yearsKing willyKing willy posted:
Soil under slab washing away

Jassy
How big a shed?
What soild type?
What was the total cost?
Did you get a permit?
Normally a shed floor is 100mm think, in most cases. It should have piers under the load…

8 years8 yearsKing willyKing willy posted:
How do I plant my silver sheen ??????

Fu
Thanks for that. Im actually starting to like this side of the home building. Its better than looking at bricks and mortar. Also gives your home your own personal stamp.…

8 years8 yearsKing willyKing willy posted:
How do I plant my silver sheen ??????

Fu
Just finished planting, in the rain. Got all of them in. I got a product called permafert as you said its a soil conditioner/fertelizer. 1/2 meter cost me 27.00…

8 years8 yearsKing willyKing willy posted:
How do I plant my silver sheen ??????

Fu
I knew you would be of help, thanks. Yes I want to do it right the first time. Will head of to the shops today to get my…

8 years8 yearsKing willyKing willy posted:
Evaporative air conditioning is this normal ???

Robin
Thanks, yes I think you are correct. :( Had a ring around and they think its the dump value not activating. No water wetting the…

8 years8 yearsKing willyKing willy posted:
Evaporative air conditioning is this normal ???

Hi all
Just started up the cooler. Its not very affective the air is not cold or cool. I noticed alot of water coming out the pipe that goes down to…

8 years8 yearsKing willyKing willy posted:
How do I plant my silver sheen ??????

Hi all
Ive just dug 12 holes about 30 to 40 cm deep and same wide, Is this deep enough ???
They are currently in pots about 15mm wide and are about…

8 years8 yearsKing willyKing willy posted:
Water in my garage.

Hi all
All the best for 2011. We have had heavy consistant rain for a about 3 days. Just noticed pools of water in the garage. Some is comming in…

8 years8 yearsKing willyKing willy posted:
Unresolved Brick issues after handover with PD

Jess
I cant beleive what your mortar looks like. Sorry it plain sh8t, makes mine look like a quality job and mine is very average. You have every right to be…

8 years8 yearsKing willyKing willy posted:
Advice on holes under slab, cracks etc. Please!

Melly
This problem is a reflection on poor site compaction and one of the problems with waffle pod slabs. :(
A: You home is on fill,…

8 years8 yearsKing willyKing willy posted:
Can someone tells me this is right or wrong !!??

Hi all
In my opinion, the guide to standards & tolerances is quoted by the builder when they do poor work, never for good work. If your ceiling has been fixed…

8 years8 yearsKing willyKing willy posted:
Painting of internal doors..

Andy & PM are correct. Hume doors, do say paint top and bottom.
Mrs Rose you actually had the D OF Fair Trading to your home to look at the…

8 years8 yearsKing willyKing willy posted:
$5,000 WASTED! Rectified tiles laid with 3mm & grey grout.

Jan
Sorry for your problems. It just goes to prove you have to put every thing you want in writing. Assume nothing as if it can go wrong it will.…

8 years8 yearsKing willyKing willy posted:
PCI advice pretty pretty please!!

The only reason they have PCI is because if you dont pick up the faults they will not fix them. Dont except the PCI as the final, they may tell…

8 years8 yearsKing willyKing willy posted:
Robusta as a screening hedge?

Thanks people, I feel Ive got a lot to learn but will make the effort as a garden makes a house complete.
Cheers & thanks
KW............

8 years8 yearsKing willyKing willy posted:
Things you forget - summary page 32

HI all
If you are a photographer or just love lots of wall hanging get them to put in an extra row of nogging so you have a solid row of…

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8 years8 yearsKing willyKing willy posted:
Robusta as a screening hedge?

Hi all
Just about to start land scaping. :? I just got Photinia X fraseri Robusta to do the job. The people nextdoor have used james…

8 years8 yearsKing willyKing willy posted:
Slab issues...

Zarli
Do as cclarity suggested, dig down and see what the bricks are sitting on. They may be on footings and it’s a matter of just filling in the gap so…

8 years8 yearsKing willyKing willy posted:
What would you do?

Spunky
Sorry to hear your troubles, but, some people in the building game just don’t care about the customer at all. Do take it personally; you are just a name on…

8 years8 yearsKing willyKing willy posted:
Hydrostatic or manual ride on mower

Hi all
I finally got that ride on mower. I got a great deal on the manual and dont regret it. Its fine for my block that has no trees, as…

8 years8 yearsKing willyKing willy posted:
Hydrostatic or manual ride on mower

Hi all
My grass is about 30cm high at the moment. New to get a ride on asap. Huskvarna have one just on 3,000 but its manual 6 speed I think.…

8 years8 yearsKing willyKing willy posted:
Visable plaster joins. Why & what you can do about it.

Hi all
Thanks for your kind replies. The problem is you can only see it at night time, its not visable in day light. Its a real pain and…

8 years8 yearsKing willyKing willy posted:
Visable plaster joins. Why & what you can do about it.

Hi all
Check my picture out and tell me what you think of the ceiling plaster work. Is this glancing light or just sh*t plaser work? It was taken at night…

8 years8 yearsKing willyKing willy posted:
phone trench

Thanks Pugs.
KW...........

8 years8 yearsKing willyKing willy posted:
phone trench

Hi all
Ive just noticed I have no maddison box on my wall under the meter box. The builder have laid the plastic pipe in the trench with the power cable.…

8 years8 yearsKing willyKing willy posted:
Polyester carpet ?

Hi Dove
Yes, you only get what you pay for. I guess I should spend the extra and get a better quality carpet and be happy with it. As you said…

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