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lazy

Mandurah WA
Joined 3 July 2011
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5 months5 monthslazylazy posted:
Leaking Hot Water Relief New Valve?

No idea. Solar system on roof. I did not see it.
House 16 yo, it may be a reason.
I got suspicion the previous owner never services the system.

5 months5 monthslazylazy posted:
Double glazing windows DIY

I do not have it.
I am from Europe, as I remember I had condensation there it on very rare occasions. Only if weather was VERY cold. As soon as weather…

5 months5 monthslazylazy posted:
Double glazing windows DIY

Australia has plenty of gas and even sell it overseas, so we pay fortune for heating. From point of view government it is perfectly logical, I just cannot get any…

5 months5 monthslazylazy posted:
Double glazing windows DIY

And finally, same plastic was used on usual sliding window. There is about 6mm gap between frames in standard sliding window. Plastic board 4mm thick. So it fits. I used…

5 months5 monthslazylazy posted:
Double glazing windows DIY

It is how I improved aluminum frame in bathroon. Problem with aluminum: it provide heat very well. So double glazing no so efficient, if you do not cover frame also.
I…

5 months5 monthslazylazy posted:
Double glazing windows DIY

Here how I installed second glass on existing timber frame:
I did not want to use router, which actually would deliver better result. So I just put new glass on top…

5 months5 monthslazylazy posted:
Double glazing windows DIY

Recent fashion about double glazing for me just scam.Under "double glazing" name Australians forced to buy windows which have special gas or vacuum between glasses.
Which cost fortune because you have…

5 months5 monthslazylazy posted:
Leaking Hot Water Relief New Valve?

Got plumbers to service system.
Result:
Solar was connected. And the valve was needed. Despite being connected to town water pipe.
Town water went to solar, warmed up, then went to gas…

7 months7 monthslazylazy posted:
Leaking Hot Water Relief New Valve?

What are you talking about? Something wrong with design of plumbing system?

7 months7 monthslazylazy posted:
Leaking Hot Water Relief New Valve?

It was different house, and OLD one. This just 15 years old, pipes not not leak (yet).

7 months7 monthslazylazy posted:
Leaking Hot Water Relief New Valve?

Because the water is cold. The valve installed BEFORE heater.

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7 months7 monthslazylazy posted:
Leaking Hot Water Relief New Valve?

one more photo

Leaking Hot Water Relief New Valve?
7 months7 monthslazylazy posted:
Water pressure valve

I had bursting copper pipes in old house. During many years corrosion "eat" them, in some spots they were thin as a paper.
Plumber proposed to change ALL pipes in the…

7 months7 monthslazylazy posted:
Leaking Hot Water Relief New Valve?

Hi.
I had the valve leaking. Not constantly, it was on/off.
I changed it, how it is brand new.
No difference.
I googled:
"Your water heater's relief valve can start leaking for one of two…

Leaking Hot Water Relief New Valve?
8 years8 yearslazylazy posted:
Office building for removal demolution or materials

Disused office building for sale. Everything must go. Sent me PM with your e-mail address for photos.
Or open eBay.com.au item number 221133204216
I do not see possibility to upload…

9 years9 yearslazylazy posted:
Going to buy in country SA - who can give advice?

Hi!
I found some interesting houses in SA country.
It is a list of names of towns:
Coober Pedy,
Mortlake,
Fisherman Bay,
Georgetown,
Wolseley,
Iron Knob,
Orroroo.
Who knows anything about situation with rent there?…

9 years9 yearslazylazy posted:
Looking for real estate stories

I got a house from Dep of Housing in Taree, NSW. It was ABORIGINAL area of Dep of Housing.
I am originally from Europe, so before this deal I new about…

9 years9 yearslazylazy posted:
Have Building Materials Left in Newcastle/Nelson Bay area

still have 2 big sheets of plywood, about 2.8 meter of 900 fence, TV antenna, 3 month old.
Sent PM if interested.

9 years9 yearslazylazy posted:
Have Building Materials Left in Newcastle/Nelson Bay area

Hi!
Some things left after renovation.
1. Half of basket of waterproofing solution. Ask $50.
About 7kg left. Wet and can be used. Water-based. You can see this stuff in Bunnings and ask…

9 years9 yearslazylazy posted:
Need some old roof tiles - who can help?

Thank you, Uncle. I will try.

9 years9 yearslazylazy posted:
Need some old roof tiles - who can help?

Hi!
The house was build for RAAF in 1970s, Newcastle area.
The tiles were made from concrete. Here there are photos of tiles.
http://s1219.photobucket.com/albums/dd426/lazy1313/
I need 4-5 tiles to…

10 years10 yearslazylazy posted:
NSW Housin Code about Dual Occupancy - HELP!!!

Breaking house into two flats - it is dual occupancy. I do not need subdivision.
I need a part of Code which can tell me about standards and rules, which I…

10 years10 yearslazylazy posted:
Sale Building Materials in Newcastle/Nelson Bay area

no need already.

10 years10 yearslazylazy posted:
NSW Housin Code about Dual Occupancy - HELP!!!

My city council (Port Stephens, NSW) does not regulate dual occupancy anymore. So I went to NSW Housing Code.
It is here: http://housingcode.planning.nsw.gov.au/ or here:

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