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8 years8 yearsmangermanger posted:
Installer Required for Double Glazed Door and Window Install

I've done this. Installation is quite tricky as they don't come with reveals. YY should supply special T-shaped profiles which slide into windows. Reveals are attached to them. Quality is…

9 years9 yearsmangermanger posted:
Front color scheme choices

No, all brick was designed for rendering, it has surface cuts for render to stick and it has been rendered already. The question is about the color choice. I liked…

9 years9 yearsmangermanger posted:
Front color scheme choices

Hi,
We are in the final stages of our extension and I am not sure about the front color scheme. The house is rendered so we can pickup any color we…

Front color scheme choices
9 years9 yearsmangermanger posted:
Thermally broken aluminium windows a&l

I wonder what temperature difference can be expected between
internal and external aluminium frames of DG thermally broken Al windows ?
We recently installed DG thermal break al. windows and the…

9 years9 yearsmangermanger posted:
Bi-fold doors help please!

I think you need to get more quotes, he is taking you for a ride. For example, these guys from Sydney http://fenestradwg.com.au sell aluminium bifolds online…

9 years9 yearsmangermanger posted:
Shower Wall Niche 600mm x 350mm - Cost

Thanks, so I know it can be done. As for "Not sure why builders don't use them", I guess the price is too high. I looked at NZ prices and…

9 years9 yearsmangermanger posted:
Shower Wall Niche 600mm x 350mm - Cost

Hi,
I have a slightly unrelated question. Can you put a shower niche into a normal internal wall with 90mm studs ? We are doing extension and need to decide…

9 years9 yearsmangermanger posted:
Rendering vs bagging

Hi,
We are building the house extension which faces the front line of the property. The main house is 60% and the extension will add 40% to the front area. Now…

9 years9 yearsmangermanger posted:
My double glazed windows fro China

I have not installed them yet but they look good in my garage. Frames are very thick with a 5mm black plastic as a thermal break. The aluminum profile is…

9 years9 yearsmangermanger posted:
Our Canberra Extension/Rebuild

http://www.legislation.act.gov.au/ni/20 ... 14-193.pdf
Houses - 1,375.00/m^2
Additions and - 2,247.00/m^2
alterations to
residential buildings

9 years9 yearsmangermanger posted:
Our Canberra Extension/Rebuild

I can only wonder how much this extension would cost to you. You are basically completely rebuilding the old house and add a large extension. How about a complete…

9 years9 yearsmangermanger posted:
Easement size tolerance

It is for sewage. The problem is that ACTEW water has already approved a reduction from 3m to 2.2m saying that it is an absolute minimum they would allow. The…

9 years9 yearsmangermanger posted:
Easement size tolerance

Hello,
We have a side easement on the right side of our block from front to back. Officially it is supposed to be 3m wide and only designed to provide a…

9 years9 yearsmangermanger posted:
Ensuite design question

Thank you for your answers. My wife is the main reason for 2 basins. The vanity has a ceramic top and I also like it though. This is the bath…

9 years9 yearsmangermanger posted:
My double glazed windows fro China

Really ?
My builder said that he is happy to install them since Shanghai YY construction are both
AWA and WERS members. How about you contact AWA and ask ? Here is…

9 years9 yearsmangermanger posted:
My double glazed windows fro China

Interesting thread. My order from YY construction company is currently being manufactured. They are members of AWA and completely certified. I got thermally broken DG windows and doors, some with…

9 years9 yearsmangermanger posted:
Ensuite design question

Hello,
I was wondering if anyone could suggest a better ensuite design for our extension.
It is reasonably large, around 7.5 sq.m. but has an irregular shape. The entry
part is 1.33m (L)…

Ensuite design question
10 years10 yearsmangermanger posted:
Low E glass - are you using it, pros and cons

I have a question regarding E-glass. We will be doing the house extension soon. One part of it is a 25 sqm room at the back of the house. It…

10 years10 yearsmangermanger posted:
Glazing IDs for double glazed windows

Hello,
I looked at the WERS website to compare different DG windows.
"Ar" stands for Argon filled and "Clr" is obviously for a clear glass.
However, I am a bit lost with…

11 years11 yearsmangermanger posted:
Efficacy of secondary Double Glazing to existing windows?

Hi Ed,
I remember you mentioned that you normal aluminium windows are $250/m^2 and thermally broken ones are $400/m^2. At that moment I thought that it is quite ok and…

11 years11 yearsmangermanger posted:
Any comment on Stock windows

As I understand from the description pine , KD hardwood and Cedar

11 years11 yearsmangermanger posted:
Any comment on Stock windows

Hi all,
Has anyone dealt with the Melbourne company Stock Windows & Doors ? They make timber & hardwood DG windows and doors and have good prices comparable to aluminium windows…

11 years11 yearsmangermanger posted:
Help with ensuite design

Thanks a lot for your replies.
Actually I thought about this option, i.e. making a wet shower in the bath spot and moving the bath parallel to the vanity. This…

11 years11 yearsmangermanger posted:
Help with ensuite design

Hello,
After preliminary council approval we reached the stage of creating final plans for our extension. In one part we will have a new 4x5 master bedroom with a built-in wardrobe…

11 years11 yearsmangermanger posted:
Moving retaining wall

I just checked my plans. Our foundation goes 65-70cm below the ground level. I guess they should do the same or even go deeper because there is a 60cm drop…

11 years11 yearsmangermanger posted:
Moving retaining wall

Hello,
I would greatly appreciate a good advice. We plan to do a home extension and have a slight problem. On the right side boundary we have a 60cm high, 8m…

11 years11 yearsmangermanger posted:
Roller shutters vs double glazing

Hello,
Could anyone help me. We plan to build a house extension later this year and one part of it is a new living area/playing room. Our house is on the…

11 years11 yearsmangermanger posted:
Recommend cold climate turf

Thank you, I will.
I have another question. Do I need a barrier to separate a lawn from the vegetable bed ? I am making a raised vegetable bed like…

12 years12 yearsmangermanger posted:
Recommend cold climate turf

Hi all,
I am going to lay a new lawn soon. At this stage soil has been treated with "Kill all" and nothing is there. I will follow soil preparation…

12 years12 yearsmangermanger posted:
Water systems

Could you explain why ? I am planning to lay turf and decided against sub surface irrigation. I read here that when it gets blocked by roots or dirt, it's…

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