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7 months7 monthsLorriLorri posted:
Can A BAL 29 or BAL 40 windows be double glazed?

Forgot to say look on my photos, the big windows in the lounge and sunroom get the western sun, the sunroom gets the west sun nerly full on.

7 months7 monthsLorriLorri posted:
Can A BAL 29 or BAL 40 windows be double glazed?

Yes every window double glazed and bal 29 rated. They are all awning windows.

7 months7 monthsLorriLorri posted:
Can A BAL 29 or BAL 40 windows be double glazed?

Hi we have a BAL 29 too and have double glazed west facing windows not thermally broken as I didn't know about that when we built. The glass had to…

11 months11 monthsLorriLorri posted:
Cost of building in Tasmania

Hi ,Lorri here. we built in Tasmania 2 years ago.That was an experience. Will try and answer any questions.

2 years2 yearsLorriLorri posted:
Clay, drainage , soil help needed

Well we have been busy since we moved in last November. Retaining walls done drains dug and a driveway around the house. We are in Tassie, and our land is…

Clay, drainage , soil help needed
2 years2 yearsLorriLorri posted:
New windows with marks and scratches. Standards?

The lines Would. Not come off with window cleaner, method and water mix, plain metho, shower cleaner etc, razor blade etc. They looked like they where inside the glass, no…

2 years2 yearsLorriLorri posted:
New windows with marks and scratches. Standards?

Well we had our visit from the builders and the window company, the builders guy as soon as he walked in the door was talking about standards and tolerances without…

2 years2 yearsLorriLorri posted:
New windows with marks and scratches. Standards?

Thanks Eco as a person who installs and sells double glazed windows would you replace these? I think that as there are more than 50% of them with lines. Or…

2 years2 yearsLorriLorri posted:
Lorri's One day House in Cradoc Tasmania-- update. 5/6/17

Yes, looking up from the road you can't really see the house at all. There's not much traffic at all. we have to do more landscaping, things are on hold…

2 years2 yearsLorriLorri posted:
Lorri's One day House in Cradoc Tasmania-- update. 5/6/17

I don't want to put curtains up it's that beautiful.will take some inside photos later , just On my way out.

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2 years2 yearsLorriLorri posted:
Lorri's One day House in Cradoc Tasmania-- update. 5/6/17

Hi I should have put photos up earlier but been so busy trying to fix site drainage retaining walls etc time just got away on us.

2 years2 yearsLorriLorri posted:
Lorri's One day House in Cradoc Tasmania-- update. 5/6/17

Well we moved in at the end of last year, been busy trying to fix drainage,driveways , retaining walls etc. Not happy with the quality of some of the work,…

2 years2 yearsLorriLorri posted:
New windows with marks and scratches. Standards?

Hi,
As you might know we got our new house built and the windows which are all double glazed have quite a few small scratches and marks on them. The…

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3 years3 yearsLorriLorri posted:
roof not engineered for solar

I just looked at mine and it also say not designed for solar, but house is nearly finished so not sure what in needed extra, what did your builder say…

3 years3 yearsLorriLorri posted:
Insulation

Well I sent an email to the builder for what good it will do as they put the plaster up as soon as they finished putting the batts in. …

3 years3 yearsLorriLorri posted:
Insulation

Well I am after advice again, most of the insulation was done today, and half of the plastering. I am not happy with it. Hubby asked the brickie …

3 years3 yearsLorriLorri posted:
The epic home building race - HANDOVER FINALLY!!!

Hi Ruraldoc,
We picked 3 colours but no idea of what that cost us, probably best not to know!
landscaping is hard to work out, for us there…

3 years3 yearsLorriLorri posted:
The epic home building race - HANDOVER FINALLY!!!

Hi Ruraldoc, your baby is so cute! The house looks great so far, not long until it's finished. What plans do you have for the outside, like gardens etc?
Your…

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3 years3 yearsLorriLorri posted:
Lorri's One day House in Cradoc Tasmania-- update. 5/6/17

Update 15/7
Went to the block and saw a bath, shower base and three doors have been delivered, must mean someone is going to be workingsoon, the bricks have been sitting…

3 years3 yearsLorriLorri posted:
Lorri's One day House in Cradoc Tasmania-- update. 5/6/17

If you make it down to the Huon Valley come for a look at our place if you like.

3 years3 yearsLorriLorri posted:
No building Envelope

We had none either , 5 acres and we could build where ever we wanted as long as the boundary distance was kept. Where are you building?

3 years3 yearsLorriLorri posted:
Lorri's One day House in Cradoc Tasmania-- update. 5/6/17

Hi all, we are getting there slowly, the roof is half on and the roofers disappeared for a week, poured down with rain for two days after they did the…

3 years3 yearsLorriLorri posted:
Worry over soil around slab

Hi I am worried about the soil the builder did when he did his cut and fill, he dumped the excess soil over the front and it is all loose…

3 years3 yearsLorriLorri posted:
Lorri's One day House in Cradoc Tasmania-- update. 5/6/17

Hi, just a quick update, the framing and trusses are all done. The roof guys are coming next week and house will be wrapped as well.
It's funny how I've…

3 years3 yearsLorriLorri posted:
Question about waffle pod slab

Thanks, the site supervisor is meeting us next wed on site so will ask him when is this happening. I thought that they would have graded it away from the…

3 years3 yearsLorriLorri posted:
Lorri's One day House in Cradoc Tasmania-- update. 5/6/17

Hi , yes it feels good so far, happy with it but once the inside walls are up will see if it's the same. The workmanship seem good, I look…

3 years3 yearsLorriLorri posted:
Question about waffle pod slab

Hi just a couple of questions about these, does the soil get built up so there's no step down or do you need a step?
We are having a verandah 1.5…

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