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Joined 17 January 2011
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21 d21 dMrChelseaFCMrChelseaFC posted:
My experience buying windows in China

Did you go for the lift and slide in the stacker doors? Also what hardware did you end up going with?

21 d21 dMrChelseaFCMrChelseaFC posted:
My experience buying windows in China

Thank you. I'm Sydney based so not local. Who did you speak to over there in Superhouse ..?

21 d21 dMrChelseaFCMrChelseaFC posted:
My experience buying windows in China

Nice.
On delivery did they arrange to have it delivered and unpacked from the container?
Also if you don't mind me asking which frame did you go for..?

21 d21 dMrChelseaFCMrChelseaFC posted:
My experience buying windows in China

Any problems with installation or weight?

1 month1 monthMrChelseaFCMrChelseaFC posted:
Foundation slab on ground question - help

Are you able to clarify the difference please between:
1) Bulk excavation and Detailed Excavation?
2) In detailed excavation would all footing and peiring / concrete piles be excavated to allow for…

2 months2 monthsMrChelseaFCMrChelseaFC posted:
Foundation slab on ground question - help

So I have a price $70 per linear m for pier and concrete fill and it’s now essentially a discovery activity and where I need to pier whilst working with…

2 months2 monthsMrChelseaFCMrChelseaFC posted:
My experience buying windows in China

Yes it does indeed. Thank you very much. Was the delivery arranged via Superhouse or someone else?

2 months2 monthsMrChelseaFCMrChelseaFC posted:
Foundation slab on ground question - help

Hi,
I am in the middle to excavation and wanting to do the formwork.
My approved pals show slab on ground. So 200mm slab on ground with footings.
I started with the…

2 months2 monthsMrChelseaFCMrChelseaFC posted:
My experience buying windows in China

Hi Vakman,
May I ask if you went for double glazing? And how are you going to get the windows out of the container to your site and then installed on…

2 months2 monthsMrChelseaFCMrChelseaFC posted:
Finished level for pool and alfresco

HI - I opted for all at the same level in the end as my alfreso is protected by a fence and to save the house I just added in…

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2 months2 monthsMrChelseaFCMrChelseaFC posted:
Finished level for pool and alfresco

I have a finished level of RL50.3 for my alfresco and RL50.1 for my pool which is accessed via Alfresco.
I have an option to keep pool area and alfresco…

2 months2 monthsMrChelseaFCMrChelseaFC posted:
Home Automation

I’m trying to figure out how to automate all my house windows (sliding and tilt) and sliding doors. I haven’t ordered yet, current suppliers don’t have motors that I have…

4 months4 monthsMrChelseaFCMrChelseaFC posted:
Home Automation

Nice 👍
Any ideas how to automate window opening / closing ?

6 months6 monthsMrChelseaFCMrChelseaFC posted:
Home Automation

What I have found to be effective cost wise, feature rich and very well compatitble is to use Samsung SmartThings hub $300 ish, which supports Z Waze, Zigbee, IFTTT and…

6 months6 monthsMrChelseaFCMrChelseaFC posted:
Home Automation

>>(even Z Wave is almost completely gone).
Interesting. What do you see as replacing Z-Wave?

6 months6 monthsMrChelseaFCMrChelseaFC posted:
Home Automation

Hi Alexp - May I ask what system, products, configuration are you going for and from where are you sourcing and what you think you will be hit up for.?

8 months8 monthsMrChelseaFCMrChelseaFC posted:
Building near protected trees

Any idea what is the procedure if you have a tree within your own property boundary and the driveway is being lifted by the tree. If I repair the driveway…

9 months9 monthsMrChelseaFCMrChelseaFC posted:
Building near protected trees

May I ask if this part of a new development application and if so did you need to submit a floor plan or just a stand alone request to remove…

9 months9 monthsMrChelseaFCMrChelseaFC posted:
Building near protected trees

Hi,
After some advice.
Based in Sydney - I'm wanting to use CDC for development. There are a number of protected trees on my site that I would like replaced and…

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10 months10 monthsMrChelseaFCMrChelseaFC posted:
Choosing Insulated Concrete Foam (ICF) vendor

To add did you consider an HVR / EVR system ?

10 months10 monthsMrChelseaFCMrChelseaFC posted:
Choosing Insulated Concrete Foam (ICF) vendor

From your experience living in the house do you ever feel as it's dry, not enough air circulation? Reason I ask is that "some" people claim that ICF homes…

10 months10 monthsMrChelseaFCMrChelseaFC posted:
Choosing Insulated Concrete Foam (ICF) vendor

Thank you for your reply. Much appreciated

10 months10 monthsMrChelseaFCMrChelseaFC posted:
Choosing Insulated Concrete Foam (ICF) vendor

Thank you Alexp79. I'll direct PM you.

10 months10 monthsMrChelseaFCMrChelseaFC posted:
Choosing Insulated Concrete Foam (ICF) vendor

Hi Kezza icf,
May I ask:
1) What type of insulation you used in the roof?
2) What size blocks you used internally and externally?
3) Cost per sqm of the block sizes?
4)…

11 months11 monthsMrChelseaFCMrChelseaFC posted:
Choosing Insulated Concrete Foam (ICF) vendor

Hi,
I am keen to get views from experienced persons e.g. professionals or people who have used ICF Insulated concrete foam products for new residential homes to answer:
1) How does ICF…

1 year1 yearMrChelseaFCMrChelseaFC posted:
Owner Builder - was it worth it?

Yes thank you it does help. I'll look at options such as using by builders site supervisor. I have time to think this through so will plan approepreiately

1 year1 yearMrChelseaFCMrChelseaFC posted:
Owner Builder - was it worth it?

Yes thank you valid feedback.

1 year1 yearMrChelseaFCMrChelseaFC posted:
Owner Builder - was it worth it?

Hi Danny,
I like you reply. I am seriously considering doing an owner builder project for hopefully my final home.
In my case, I have used a custom home builder and…

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