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7 years7 yearsmattfurlongmattfurlong posted:
Termite top-up protection that won't kill my local skinks??

Goodness me, that is pricey and I bet I'll get a WAF rating of 1/10 when I mention it at home. But for a 10 year span, that's not…

7 years7 yearsmattfurlongmattfurlong posted:
Termite top-up protection that won't kill my local skinks??

Hi All,
I live in an area that termites are known to inhabit - whilst I have a number of weatherboard homes around me, mine is a standard brick veneer only…

12 years12 yearsmattfurlongmattfurlong posted:
What to choose - Evaporative or Refrigerated?

Go for this, it may be possible down the track to convert it to Refridgerated.
I'm afraid that's pretty unlikely. Evap ducting is enormous - that method of cooling simply…

12 years12 yearsmattfurlongmattfurlong posted:
Fixture stage

Hi Nizmo,
I built with Simonds - I'm afraid it took them close to 2 years to build a home with some minor modifications.
We stuck to our guns on everything and…

12 years12 yearsmattfurlongmattfurlong posted:
Insulation under tile floor?

Hi Folks,
Just wondering about anyone's experiences with insulation under tile floors?
I'm looking at incorporating a few large tiled areas in my new construction and am keen to get rid of…

12 years12 yearsmattfurlongmattfurlong posted:
Tung Oil - have you had it? Would you have it again?

Hi all,
I'm looking at floorboards in a new construction - I like the natural appearance of timber, so someone has suggested we go for a tung oil finish. I've…

12 years12 yearsmattfurlongmattfurlong posted:
Timber Flooring (on slab)

Hmm.. That sounds like a great idea - but then you have a step down in every room that has carpet?
Either that, or build up every single room with battens?…

12 years12 yearsmattfurlongmattfurlong posted:
Lennox Split System Air Conditioners

I'm afraid I can't tell you much in the way of specs / features / efficiency, etc..
But my partner's family run a business that specialises in heating and cooling -…

12 years12 yearsmattfurlongmattfurlong posted:
Vinyl cladding

Thanks for the tip!
Any idea on cost comparisons between timber / weathertex? Or insulating properites?

12 years12 yearsmattfurlongmattfurlong posted:
Vinyl cladding

Hi Folks,
I'm looking to build a new home in an area predominantly occupied by timber weatherboards.
I'm knocking down the existing place so have complete flexibility - but would like to…

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