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12 d12 dMarkusjOZMarkusjOZ posted:
Colorbond roof can you extend its life?

Depends on how often it rains :) I would still water blast the roof at least every six months

15 d15 dMarkusjOZMarkusjOZ posted:
Separating fence

Hi, it comes down to a few things - Durability, looks and cost.
Generally, iron fences are more durable due to the fact they are resistant to pests and rotting but…

22 d22 dMarkusjOZMarkusjOZ posted:
Drainage

That's the one, it's similar just dig the trench and the line the trench with some geotextile fabric and layer with some coarse aggregate. Place a perforated pipe on top…

25 d25 dMarkusjOZMarkusjOZ posted:
JG King Home builders delay in construction

So, did they give you a reason? Weather? Slab not poured??

27 d27 dMarkusjOZMarkusjOZ posted:
Bulge in my fibroglass pool

Hi Ardy, when you reply to a message, click on the "Full Editor" button under the main text box and you can upload photos from there.

28 d28 dMarkusjOZMarkusjOZ posted:
Bulge in my fibroglass pool

Hi Ardy,
That's a bit rough as your pool obviously should not have the bulge at all - Are you able to upload photos at all?

29 d29 dMarkusjOZMarkusjOZ posted:
Colorbond roof can you extend its life?

Painting your colorbond roof with a rust inhibitor can definitely help extend its life and prevent rust. It is worth the cost in the long term as it may be…

29 d29 dMarkusjOZMarkusjOZ posted:
Bulge in my fibroglass pool

Hi Ardy, that's a concern :( It can be one of many things, unfortunately..
First off, was the shell of the pool ok when it originally arrived?…

1 month1 monthMarkusjOZMarkusjOZ posted:
Motion sensor for stair wall lighting

I'm curious, did they provide any reason why they did not like the idea?

1 month1 monthMarkusjOZMarkusjOZ posted:
Every Day is a school day - Dilapidation reports

Nice work, $1800 well spent :)

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1 month1 monthMarkusjOZMarkusjOZ posted:
Loud popping ceiling, creaking and vibration

Ain't that the truth! We used to have a tile roof and had it replaced with colorbond and suddenly everything throughout the entire house sounds louder!

1 month1 monthMarkusjOZMarkusjOZ posted:
Greetings from Chicago, US

Welcome :) You have come to the right place!

1 month1 monthMarkusjOZMarkusjOZ posted:
Suggestion for my living room interior

Are you asking for suggestions about what to change?

1 month1 monthMarkusjOZMarkusjOZ posted:
Are pavers good for driveways?

Hi, I have had them in the past and the pros are:
Versatile, i.e many different colours and styles to choose from
Can be easy to maintain e.g. if one breaks, pop…

1 month1 monthMarkusjOZMarkusjOZ posted:
Cladding crack

Honestly, I would spend the money if for nothing else, peace of mind :)

2 months2 monthsMarkusjOZMarkusjOZ posted:
Does fibre glass pool add to the site cost

I'm not saying that the extra 5k is justified but what about the extra $$ for approvals etc? I'm thinking that the builder is adding in an extra buffer to…

2 months2 monthsMarkusjOZMarkusjOZ posted:
Recommendations for best value decking oil for pine decking?

Hi, as per the subject. Does anyone have any recommendations for the best value decking oil (Bunning is close to where I live) for a treated pine deck?
Thanks

2 months2 monthsMarkusjOZMarkusjOZ posted:
What is the best material to use under paving stones on a dr

Hi, I'm assuming you mean "under paving stones on a driveway?"
Usually, a combination of crushed rock or gravel and coarse sand works well.
For a base layer add in around 10…

4 months4 monthsMarkusjOZMarkusjOZ posted:
Daniela Appliances

Not personally but they seem to be reviewed ok via https://www.productreview.com.au/listin ... appliances

4 months4 monthsMarkusjOZMarkusjOZ posted:
Tax expense

While I'm not a tax expert, from what I have learnt there are some expenses during the house-building process in Australia which may be claimed. Generally speaking, costs…

4 months4 monthsMarkusjOZMarkusjOZ posted:
New development overlooks into my yard

Plant some bamboo along the fenceline :D

4 months4 monthsMarkusjOZMarkusjOZ posted:
Cut metal with a mitre saw?

I have seen similar on Gumtree as well - My personal favourite is when the item is around market price but shipping is crazy expensive :-(

4 months4 monthsMarkusjOZMarkusjOZ posted:
Cut metal with a mitre saw?

What I have noticed, especially on eBay is that some people are selling products at a massive markup and much more expensive than retail shops. It's like the seller is…

7 months7 monthsMarkusjOZMarkusjOZ posted:
Deck joist, bearer and posts

Seconded; we just used these last weekend to build a small deck. They worked perfectly as we have bluestone in the area where we wanted to build so digging down…

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