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5 years5 yearsnewstart2daynewstart2day posted:
Hardwood timber flooring on battens or plywood

Forgot to mention that we'll definitely have 19mm thickness with 80mm wide hardwood timber but still undecide which species.

5 years5 yearsnewstart2daynewstart2day posted:
Hardwood timber flooring on battens or plywood

I'm just wondering what's the best layer for hardwood timber. I was told that there is hollow sound on timber floor if they're laid on battens. On the other…

5 years5 yearsnewstart2daynewstart2day posted:
Hardwood timber flooring on battens or plywood

We need to decide it now and let our builder know before he pours the slab in. That way he knows where and how much he needs to lower the…

5 years5 yearsnewstart2daynewstart2day posted:
Ducted heating and add-on cooling outlets in wet areas

Has anyone come across this situation? Please share your experiences.

5 years5 yearsnewstart2daynewstart2day posted:
Hardwood timber flooring on battens or plywood

Sorry Stewie D. I meant our builder recommends battens instead of plywood. He used two different contractors for battens and plywood.
The plywood installation guy is not going to level the…

5 years5 yearsnewstart2daynewstart2day posted:
Hardwood timber flooring on battens or plywood

Our builder also said that they can level the floor with battens but not with plywood

5 years5 yearsnewstart2daynewstart2day posted:
Hardwood timber flooring on battens or plywood

This is our new home. Our builder recommends battens over plywood and it can be secret nailed as well. However we know that with timber floor over battens, you can…

5 years5 yearsnewstart2daynewstart2day posted:
Ducted heating and add-on cooling outlets in wet areas

I have a quote on gas ducted heating and add-on cooling for our new home. The supplier provides outlets included in wet areas but does not give a discount if…

5 years5 yearsnewstart2daynewstart2day posted:
Hardwood timber flooring on battens or plywood

I'm looking for comments on the issue of laying hardwood timber flooring on battens or plywood, pros and cons.
Your opinions based on your experiences are appreciated.
Thanks.

5 years5 yearsnewstart2daynewstart2day posted:
Links- Benchtops

Would anyone please let me know if my island benchtop dimension 2570 (length) x 1310 (width) should be ok for one slab of caesarstone/quartz stone? Thanks.

5 years5 yearsnewstart2daynewstart2day posted:
Power & Gas abolishment

Hi everyone, we're in the process of organising demo our property but need some advice/tips on Power & Gas Abolishment.
1. I've contacted Jemena for the Power abolishment but Energy Australia…

5 years5 yearsnewstart2daynewstart2day posted:
Double glazing question

I've been to the Home Show last Friday, paid a visit to a few windows & doors companies but got confused. So I'd thought of asking some experts on this…

5 years5 yearsnewstart2daynewstart2day posted:
Windows design suggestion

Hi Ed, not sure how to forward a pdf file. Can you show me how?
Thanks.

5 years5 yearsnewstart2daynewstart2day posted:
Windows design suggestion

Hi everyone, we're in the process of drafting floor plan for our new home in inner west of Melbourne and we're very conscious about energy efficiency.
Our new home is north…

6 years6 yearsnewstart2daynewstart2day posted:
How to decide window sizes

Hi Ed, does that mean the building code is also applicable for dining room as well?

6 years6 yearsnewstart2daynewstart2day posted:
How to decide window sizes

We're from Melbourne (BCA climate zone 7) and in the process of drafting our new dream home floor plan. We're very conscious about energy efficiency but unsure of what window…

6 years6 yearsnewstart2daynewstart2day posted:
Please help with our floor plan

Thanks for all your comments.
Looks like everyone seems happy with the plan.
Of course, we'll have 2 small windows on the west side of the dining and a big window on…

6 years6 yearsnewstart2daynewstart2day posted:
Please help with our floor plan

Hi all, we've had the first draft for our dream home floor plan but need some feedback. Apparently, we have north facing our backyard which is the best for our…

6 years6 yearsnewstart2daynewstart2day posted:
Please help with copy of plan

Thanks for your quick reponses.
Forgot to mention that we only want a single storey house (cheaper to build and less maintenance). Our land is in inner west of Melbourne (Maribyrnong…

6 years6 yearsnewstart2daynewstart2day posted:
Please help with copy of plan

Hi all, we've decided to build our first dream home but need some assistance. I've attached a copy of plan on our land. Our land is lot 22 (in red)

1.…

Please help with copy of plan
6 years6 yearsnewstart2daynewstart2day posted:
Looking for a builder in an established inner west (Melb)

Hi, we're looking for a builder to build our dream home (1st time building our home although we're not 1st home buyer) in an established area in inner west (Melbourne).
What…

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