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3 years3 yearsmikemixmikemix posted:
Cavalier Bremworth SDN or Feltex Green?

Hi,
We have narrowed our Carpet choice down to either:-
Feltex Green Cottage charm range - http://www.feltex.com/nz/carpet/product/cottage-charm
or
Cavalier Bremworth SDN Verve range - https://www.cavbrem.co.nz/Product/52/verve
Both will be with a 11mm underlay…

3 years3 yearsmikemixmikemix posted:
Who's got a project going?

Hi All,
Trying to work out the 2 cladding colours in this photo, anyone care to have a guess
http://imageshack.com/a/img924/9985/Pu7Ooa.jpg
Thanks.

8 years8 yearsmikemixmikemix posted:
Brivis Networker - no split temperature?

This is exactly what happened to me a few years back, there is a setting in the master controller the is set to '1' when it should be set…

10 years10 yearsmikemixmikemix posted:
Fuse box inside or outside

kick his a*rse Seabass :lol:

10 years10 yearsmikemixmikemix posted:
cavalier bremworth cobblestone range

Many thanks Ash, will contact bridgestone about Prime. I've kept a little notepad file with the tips you have given to ensure carpet is layed well which I…

10 years10 yearsmikemixmikemix posted:
cavalier bremworth cobblestone range

Ash,
Sorry my mistake the range is cobble lane not stone, link
http://www.cavbrem.co.nz/tools/search-products/product-details.aspx?code=597
I was orginally keen on the angus tweed or accolade carpet but my wife really liked a couple of colours…

10 years10 yearsmikemixmikemix posted:
cavalier bremworth cobblestone range

Hi,
We quite like the textured carpet in the cavalier bremworth cobblestone range, has anyone got this carpet or looked at it? Thanks

10 years10 yearsmikemixmikemix posted:
Sarking - Need a summary

Are you allowed to do this in NZ? I have just been told I can't use anticon directly under a coloursteel roof.

10 years10 yearsmikemixmikemix posted:
Installation of Anticon

With an anticon blanket under a colourbond roof is the roof screwed directly to the anticon or is there a air gap? I thought anticon would replace the traditional building…

10 years10 yearsmikemixmikemix posted:
New range from Clipsal!

I thought they could be customised. Looking at this website http://electricaldirectltd.co.nz
under the clipsal saturn section > modules > engraved switches down the bottom it notes
"NOTE: Other words are available…

10 years10 yearsmikemixmikemix posted:
CS Cavity Doors - SoundStoP

me too, I'm about to start a build in NZ - we are going to have cavity sliding doors between the main tv room and family/dining so will get…

10 years10 yearsmikemixmikemix posted:
Stairwell lighting suggestions ?

Would these work for stair lights/lighting? would they recess into plasterboard ok?

10 years10 yearsmikemixmikemix posted:
Stairwell lighting suggestions ?

Mica,
With option 3 would you be able to change the bulb without removing the fitting from the wall? and what would the heat be like on that
fitting. Thanks

10 years10 yearsmikemixmikemix posted:
Large screen TV help

Judie, here is my advice......
$2000 should get you a nice 50" inch plasma (or a 40-42 inch LCD maybe). I just brought a 42" plasma and found that Myer…

10 years10 yearsmikemixmikemix posted:
The Love it, Hate it, Not sure thread.

Um....you mean like mine? ::sad::

Kek, on your horizontal windows which of the sashe(s) open? and do you have fly screens? Same question for…

10 years10 yearsmikemixmikemix posted:
Has anyone installed Insulation between floors?

HTB,
how did you install the insulation? i.e. were you downstairs installing up or the upstairs installing down
Thanks

10 years10 yearsmikemixmikemix posted:
Has anyone installed Insulation between floors?

google isolite downlight covers, these or other types of heatcans should not compromise insulation

10 years10 yearsmikemixmikemix posted:
Silent floors upstairs

I'm going to be building in NZ, price I have for hebel soundfloor
Supply $ 89 per m2, Install $25 per m2 (ex GST)
Most likely will be cheaper in Australia,…

10 years10 yearsmikemixmikemix posted:
Which Broadband????

Point Cook is a know 'dead spot' for adsl (check it on whirlpool)
I think you will be lucky if you can get any sort of adsl

10 years10 yearsmikemixmikemix posted:
Silent floors upstairs

Hebel have a product called 'Soundfloor' which can be supported by floor joists if you are going the timber frame way. Google hebel soundfloor for more info.
For me it…

10 years10 yearsmikemixmikemix posted:
Sarking, Wall wrap sisalation & insullation - what is it?

I think its becoming more of a standard now for builders using colorbond, bluescope also recommend it for reducing noise such as metal creaking and rain noise

10 years10 yearsmikemixmikemix posted:
Coverage on Ceiling Fans

What brand did you go for? and what are they like for noise?
Thanks

10 years10 yearsmikemixmikemix posted:
Rough in Kits for In-wall speakers

Thanks Rod

10 years10 yearsmikemixmikemix posted:
Rough in Kits for In-wall speakers

Hi,
I recently purchased some jbl in-wall speakers for a upcoming house build. 1 pair for in-wall surrounds and another pair for second zone ceiling speakers. I have seen…

10 years10 yearsmikemixmikemix posted:
Tilt & Turn Windows

As a safety thing that makes sense. Back to the drawing board
Pity nobody quoting for my windows ever mentioned that **including Ecoclassic sorry Ed
Thanks for your comments Ed…

10 years10 yearsmikemixmikemix posted:
Tilt & Turn Windows

Don't the flyscreens attach to the outside frame? Does that destroy the look in your view?
What does restrictive opening mean?, I thought tilt & turn would be great…

10 years10 yearsmikemixmikemix posted:
Tilt & Turn Windows

Quite like these windows, are there any rooms that would be a no-no for tilt & turn windows? Anything to consider about having them on the ground floor?
Anyone…

10 years10 yearsmikemixmikemix posted:
stacker door versus double sliding door

Choice between 3 panel stacker and double sliding - is there any advantage of one over the other? Is a stacker door more expensive to get flyscreens for? …

10 years10 yearsmikemixmikemix posted:
Low-E and UV protection

Ed, do Ecoclassic have access to EVantage?

10 years10 yearsmikemixmikemix posted:
Low-E and UV protection

Thanks Ed, I've seen that report too
What are the options then Ed?, my primary concern is UV protection and am hoping to incorporate it into my window order.
Thanks

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