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micky

western australia
Joined 3 August 2006
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12 years12 yearsmickymicky posted:
Full Brick Construction

full brick is generally most houses over here in wa because in general we have free draining sandy soils which give less movement worries than the eastern states.....................i think builda…

12 years12 yearsmickymicky posted:
Advice on Lifestyle Homes, Perth

hey suz
north or south in perth. lifestyle is basically summit homes group although they pay a little extra to trades and generally use better fixings and fixtures. as…

13 years13 yearsmickymicky posted:
Insulation assistance ?

g;day australian5star
do u do ratings for local councils? how do you work ie subcontrct or is it part of your job?
a building inspector friend of mine said that there…

13 years13 yearsmickymicky posted:
Covering up cracks in internal walls

g'day builda just read your post and what your saying is to possibly dryline the troubled room..........................as you are probably more experienced with reactive soils would you also try to…

13 years13 yearsmickymicky posted:
Block slope... the fun begins

stone the flamin crows alf
it all depends
-on style of house you wish to build ie may incorporate for split leve
-soil type you are doing cut and fill on because…

13 years13 yearsmickymicky posted:
Damaged Floor Boards

hey sooz
don't know much about timber floors but sorry to here about your dilemma. good luck with it

13 years13 yearsmickymicky posted:
Covering up cracks in internal walls

hey gsj........................i will try and be as helpful as i can, this is not a big problem in suburbs north of perth as its mostly good draining sand
a good way…

13 years13 yearsmickymicky posted:
Square set cornices

cheers builda i keep forgetting that.............am so used to double brick its all you see here\
good luck with it mek

13 years13 yearsmickymicky posted:
rendering over paint

also note if its an older house check its not lead based paint. ******* builder got me to grind back paint on old house as gullible apprentice about 10…

13 years13 yearsmickymicky posted:
giprock lift due to house movement

hard to tell from picture but if that was meant to be a control joint then there a few different ways to do it
easiest would be to buy control joint…

13 years13 yearsmickymicky posted:
Square set cornices

square set corners shouldn't be that mauch more expensive providing bricky is square and wall plasterer is plumb..............shadow line is a good option if not wanting cornice and in my…

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