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miagi

Hobart Tasmania
Joined 22 September 2006
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6 years6 yearsmiagimiagi posted:
Dark grey fence colour??

domino

7 years7 yearsmiagimiagi posted:
SHOW ME YOUR LIGHTS!....Pwease.lol

Nice lights mrsroc, mind sharing where you got them and what they're called, been searching for the right over bench lights for years.

8 years8 yearsmiagimiagi posted:
Shellb78 Build- Where do I hang these??

Nice job Shellb78, may I ask where you purchased your kitchen pendants?

8 years8 yearsmiagimiagi posted:
Show me your Garden!

Hey Helyn, any more pics, especially of your patio area?
i have built something very similar to you attached to the house, 5.8m wide by 12m long attached to the house,…

9 years9 yearsmiagimiagi posted:
Help with Willow Grubs on Chilean Willows.

Hello all,
As above my Chilean Willows have a major breakout of these Willow Grubs, apparently will turn into the Sawfly.
I noticed in the last 2 weeks the leaves were thinning…

9 years9 yearsmiagimiagi posted:
Help with decking

The great debate reeded side down or up.........
Here in Tassie they dont appear to finish the non reeded side cleanly, so it really has no choice but to go reeded…

9 years9 yearsmiagimiagi posted:
Near ground level deck question, no spaces between boards.

Thanks for the replys guys.
There are no vents on house walls that will be covered up.
Deck will not be attached with ledger to house but free standing.
There is an ag…

9 years9 yearsmiagimiagi posted:
Near ground level deck question, no spaces between boards.

Hello all, I have some questions which I'd like you guys to help me out with.
I have just built a colourbond c section gable patio structure attached to the back…

9 years9 yearsmiagimiagi posted:
Patio build requires me to be Owner Builder?

Thanks guys

9 years9 yearsmiagimiagi posted:
Patio build requires me to be Owner Builder?

Hey all, I just want a little clarification from those of you in the know.
I am trying to get a Colourbond/ c section Gable framed patio built. It will be…

9 years9 yearsmiagimiagi posted:
steel or timber pergola...what's better?

I am having a steel c section + colourbond roof with half dozen sheets of laser lite pergola built, gable, attached to facia on one side with roof rafter…

11 years11 yearsmiagimiagi posted:
Void space behind Fridge (full height cupboards)

Hey guys I have full height cupboards in my kitchen with a space for a side by side fridge. (with cupboards above)
The space will allow for approx 50-75mm space left…

11 years11 yearsmiagimiagi posted:
Brick veneer - missing 2 rows of bricks below sliding doors?

well heres some more then, My Virtual Home pic as well.

11 years11 yearsmiagimiagi posted:
Brick veneer - missing 2 rows of bricks below sliding doors?

Yep all the window sills are bricked.
Builder has agreed to fill in the missing rows.
Left out for Decking or concrete pour.
Didnt like it so when I questioned the vermin possibility…

11 years11 yearsmiagimiagi posted:
Brick veneer - missing 2 rows of bricks below sliding doors?

Thanks guys for the info, I will go the photobucket way, my ugbox account wont work here.
I feel better 2day thanks to the chill pill :)
post…

11 years11 yearsmiagimiagi posted:
Brick veneer - missing 2 rows of bricks below sliding doors?

try again
Allowed Extension Groups and their Sizes
NOTE:
You are normally allowed to attach files within this Forum,
but since no Extension Group is allowed to be attached here,
you are…

11 years11 yearsmiagimiagi posted:
Brick veneer - missing 2 rows of bricks below sliding doors?

Pic

This is the only forum in the god damn world where adding a picture is a major pain in the ***.
Could the moderators please make it easier, because its REDICULOUS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Christ…

11 years11 yearsmiagimiagi posted:
Brick veneer - missing 2 rows of bricks below sliding doors?

Apparently the bricks are missing to allow for concrete to be washed right in to the window.
If building a deck the joists can be load bearing directly on the brickwork.
I…

11 years11 yearsmiagimiagi posted:
Brick veneer - missing 2 rows of bricks below sliding doors?

Hey guys what are peoples thoughts on missing 2 rows of bricks beneath external sliding doors?
I am assuming the bricks could be left out due to future concreting or…

11 years11 yearsmiagimiagi posted:
Smart home products blinds and venetians ?

bump bump
anybody?

11 years11 yearsmiagimiagi posted:
Smart home products blinds and venetians ?

Hey guys has anyone got comments regarding these blinds / venetians etc.
They look like they might be quite good, especially the 25mm slim venetians.
Prices look appealing just wondering about the…

11 years11 yearsmiagimiagi posted:
How long does a Slab take to 'settle?'

For us our Waffle Pod slab went down on the 2nd of july.
7th july they began laying out bottom plates.
9th July they began framing.
Hardwood tassie oak frame.
currentlythey are finishing off…

11 years11 yearsmiagimiagi posted:
Tasmanian project builders ?

I am currently building with Wilson Homes, my own plan. Very Happy with the build process so far.
I looked previously at the following:
Hotondo, now dwell
Ronald Young
Maverick
Bryden Homes
and Cunic.
Originally from the…

11 years11 yearsmiagimiagi posted:
downlights setting fire to insulation in the roof

Thats right, where you might have had a 75 or 100w globe lighting up a room in the past, now you might have 4 downlights.
4 x 50w globes is equal…

11 years11 yearsmiagimiagi posted:
jigsaw problems

Also if your using an cheapo brand jigsaw, you will probably find the blade is very thin, buy a Makita blade and your problems will be gone.

11 years11 yearsmiagimiagi posted:
downlights setting fire to insulation in the roof

Yes it is fire retardant. But the older stuff that is chemically treated can loose its fire retardation over time, so I have heard, not sure if it has merit…

11 years11 yearsmiagimiagi posted:
downlights setting fire to insulation in the roof

As I said earlier it is a requirement that guards, usually made from rolled sheetmetal or similar, be used as a guard or barrier around downlights. This is to ensure…

11 years11 yearsmiagimiagi posted:
Electrical Switches

Sounds to me like your builder is not terribly flexible, its only electrical gear after all. Try what you suggested and contact the electrician doing the work and see what…

11 years11 yearsmiagimiagi posted:
downlights setting fire to insulation in the roof

Downlights should be installed by a licenced electrician, who by following the SAA wiring rules will be aware of the provision for installing a barrier or guard around downlights.
This is…

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