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6 years6 yearsmggmgg posted:
Drainage problems in yard

Hi H1 Team!
We've got a few issues with drainage in our backyard. Back story is that we're on the side of a slope and have a number of…

6 years6 yearsmggmgg posted:
Noise from Air Return Grill - Daikin

Hi Iceman
I think that has hit the nail on the head - is this right:
The air return is travelling between floors using the space between 3 joists as the air…

6 years6 yearsmggmgg posted:
Noise from Air Return Grill - Daikin

Hi H1
We recently commissioned 2 A/C units (ducted) in our house. We have a reasonably complex build so we have a ducted Daiken system on the top floor and…

7 years7 yearsmggmgg posted:
Polished Porcelain in bathrooms - silicon in corners HELP

Glad you are getting it all fixed.
Our builder spent a few days this week doing the same, however there are still some issues.
I'm trying to get a third party "specialist"…

7 years7 yearsmggmgg posted:
Polished Porcelain in bathrooms - silicon in corners HELP

Hi
A quick question about Silicon in the corner areas; do you use Silicon instead of grout or over the top of the grout? The builder seems to have grouted…

7 years7 yearsmggmgg posted:
Polished Porcelain in bathrooms - silicon in corners HELP

Hi Craig
I think in general we need to have our tiles re-grouted, some tiles pulled and replaced and all the chipped tiles the same.
I'm just so disappointed because besides that…

7 years7 yearsmggmgg posted:
Polished Porcelain in bathrooms - silicon in corners HELP

hi All
Thanks for the replies.
We've got 2 issues with our tiling.
First the colour of silicon was all wrong, the builder agrees and is happy to have it all removed and…

7 years7 yearsmggmgg posted:
Polished Porcelain in bathrooms - silicon in corners HELP

Hi H1 team.
I've got an odd issue. My builder has finished off our bathrooms (using rectified edge polished porcelain tiles). Tiling is to the ceiling (whole wall).
The…

7 years7 yearsmggmgg posted:
Preparing to demolish - any interest in.. ?

Hi
Yes, we've demolished and just about finished the build (started in June 2011) - we've lock up now with all except but the internals finishes done (just waiting on painters…

7 years7 yearsmggmgg posted:
tiling in bathroom, especially around/in frameless shower

Hi All
I hope someone/many people may be offer some advise or suggestions.
We're having a number of new bathrooms installed currently and they've done the tiling.
We've got a 300x300 tile on…

7 years7 yearsmggmgg posted:
BCA Lighting Rules 2011 - Outdoor Lighting Question

A typical CFL has an efficiency of about 60 Lumens/W, while a halogen has about 20 Lumens/W
So, if you stick with fittings that can take a standard E27 or Bayonet…

7 years7 yearsmggmgg posted:
BCA Lighting Rules 2011 - Outdoor Lighting Question

Hi All
We're completing a new build and just finalising our lighting selection.
Because we're post May 2011 we are subject to the 5w/m general, 4w/m patio/deck and 3w/m garage regulations on…

7 years7 yearsmggmgg posted:
Retaining wall at front of property - issues with sewer?

Hi Homeone Team
I'm getting some extra work done on my new build, specifically raising the front of the block with the addition of a 1.8m retaining wall - to level…

7 years7 yearsmggmgg posted:
Suggestions for Media Room Setup

I love it - also checked out your forum thread really impressive.
Currently I've just got a 5.2x4.2 box with double door (not yet built even).
I'm slowly gaining ideas on how…

7 years7 yearsmggmgg posted:
Suggestions for Media Room Setup

Is anyone considering curtains on the walls as well?
I've read that curtains against the walls is a good thing for sound (as opposed to just painted gyprock)?
If…

7 years7 yearsmggmgg posted:
Suggestions for Media Room Setup

Hi
Any pictures of the room ? Sounds interesting!
Cheers
MArk

7 years7 yearsmggmgg posted:
Suggestions for Media Room Setup

ta for the tip for monoprice; their pricing is excellent! (Just spent 30 minutes peeling through their site).

7 years7 yearsmggmgg posted:
Suggestions for Media Room Setup

what kind of fixed screen are you using; in doing some research (my first projector setup) there are fixed screens between $600 and $2000; Is there…

7 years7 yearsmggmgg posted:
Suggestions for Media Room Setup

I was going to use 12 AWG speaker cable and terminate them on wall plates.
I've purchased in the past plates from cablechick.com.au and had a pretty good result; I got…

7 years7 yearsmggmgg posted:
Suggestions for Media Room Setup

Hi All
I've got a new house which we are just about to start building.
I'm taking the opportunity to put in a media room in the basement level (we are building…

Suggestions for Media Room Setup
8 years8 yearsmggmgg posted:
Demolish and rebuild - Plumbing and Drainage approval (BCC)

Hi H1 Team!
We are preparing the final elements to demolish and start our customer build in Brisbane.
Has anyone had experience with this.
We have 2 certification items - demolition and then…

8 years8 yearsmggmgg posted:
Preparing to demolish - any interest in.. ?

Hi H1 Team
We are in the process of preparing to demolish and am wondering if there is any interest in our internal doors/fixtures fittings etc?
We are based in inner western…

8 years8 yearsmggmgg posted:
Demolishing - will have lots of internal doors etc

Hi H1 Team
We are in the process of preparing to demolish and am wondering if there is any interest in our internal doors/fixtures fittings etc?
We are based in inner western…

8 years8 yearsmggmgg posted:
Demolition, build, Relaxations and Contracts

Hi H1 all!
We're just about to remove our old dumper and build new.
Our builder is keen to get started - hence I'm under some pressure to determine the correct path…

8 years8 yearsmggmgg posted:
Termite Management - New Build - Questions

Hi All
I'm in the process of preparing to sign off for a new build, one (of the many) questions I've got is regards Termite management systems.
(We havn't signed yet).
In our…

8 years8 yearsmggmgg posted:
New Sewerage Connection

Hi Bashworth
Ta for that. Would you think that would include road works (or can they trench side ways to avoid having to lift and re-instate the bitumen?
I assume…

8 years8 yearsmggmgg posted:
Custom Design floor plan thread post them here!!

Hi All
I've got what I hope is close to read plans, however I was
just after any input before I finalise.
This is a picture of the top floor - where…

Custom Design floor plan thread post them here!!
8 years8 yearsmggmgg posted:
New Sewerage Connection

I apologise that I've re-posted this from General, however I'm struggling to find many people that have experience with new sewerage connections.
(Hopefully in the New Building forum there may be…

8 years8 yearsmggmgg posted:
Changing Sewerage Connection (Brisbane)

Hi All
I'm after anyones advise or experience with regards to this.
We are in the process of preparing to demolish our old house, re-scrape the block (side of a hill) and…

8 years8 yearsmggmgg posted:
Why did you choose project Builder over smaller builder?

ashilleong,
treat a builder like a possible employee. Interview, get references and talk with others that have used them.
A builder should be happy to provide you with access to…

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