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26 d26 dNibbles55Nibbles55 posted:
Reducing road noise

Hi, I'm seriously considering buying my dream home and garden, on a very busy road. It's four lanes wide, and gets buses, trucks and cars. I can fit secondary glazing…

6 years6 yearsNibbles55Nibbles55 posted:
How to fill gap between cornice and ceiling?

Why indeed? The bathroom renovation company will be stripping out the existing tiles, bath, loo, and basin. I am retaining the ceiling and cornice, and having the painting done afterwards,…

6 years6 yearsNibbles55Nibbles55 posted:
Urgent Exterior Colour Help - Queenslander

Have you checked out the colorbond online visualiser? There are various styles of house to choose from (select "Traditional" homes #2 for a Queenslander) and you can choose paint…

6 years6 yearsNibbles55Nibbles55 posted:
How to fill gap between cornice and ceiling?

In my main bathroom the cornice is for some reason set about 6-8 mm below the ceiling on all sides. This creates a shadow of sorts, but the gap is…

6 years6 yearsNibbles55Nibbles55 posted:
Ensuite bathroom Reno

I would think that is quite okay. I am about to start a bathroom reno too, and was advised to not attempt to line up the floor and wall tiles,…

6 years6 yearsNibbles55Nibbles55 posted:
New Kitchen Layout - Fridge not against wall

Could you possibly move the fridge into the laundry? I have seen this set-up many times on British TV shows, where the fridge is in the adjacent "utility room".
You…

6 years6 yearsNibbles55Nibbles55 posted:
Pursuing damages for buyers terminating unconditional contra

Would you mind explaining why the agent is entitled to 50% of the deposit when the sale has fallen through? In NSW the commission does not get paid till settlement.…

6 years6 yearsNibbles55Nibbles55 posted:
What other plants would work well in this situation?

Both your plants have strappy leaves, so you could look for foliage with contrasting leaf shape, something like nandina, which has green and red in the leaves. I have it…

6 years6 yearsNibbles55Nibbles55 posted:
Brisbane bathroom......in need of help :)

I was wondering if a complete shower cubicle (Reece sells them) with a base, walls and door, could be fitted where your existing shower is, without you needing to do…

6 years6 yearsNibbles55Nibbles55 posted:
Brisbane bathroom......in need of help :)

He's right about the membrane needing to cover the whole floor area, but I thought that would apply only if you were doing the whole bathroom. How crazy if you…

6 years6 yearsNibbles55Nibbles55 posted:
Brisbane bathroom......in need of help :)

I will be interested to hear what today's tiler says. It must come down to waterproofing, for which there is a Standard to be followed. If you take off the…

6 years6 yearsNibbles55Nibbles55 posted:
Brisbane bathroom......in need of help :)

I'm certainly no expert (though I DO have a leaking shower also!), but I can't see why you couldn't have just the shower area re-done. It should just be a…

6 years6 yearsNibbles55Nibbles55 posted:
Looking for feedback on BuyBuildingSupplies.com.au

Hi there,
I'm looking to buy some insulation batts from buybuildingsupplies.com.au. Their prices are hard to beat, even with the cost of delivery added on, and the batts that I want…

6 years6 yearsNibbles55Nibbles55 posted:
How can I figure out rafter spacing in my flat roof?

Thanks for the input, Jenny. I did come across something on the web last night related to someone wanting to find the location of his ceiling joists in order to…

6 years6 yearsNibbles55Nibbles55 posted:
How can I figure out rafter spacing in my flat roof?

Well, I finally got a roofer to come and quote for a flat roof replacement at the back of my house. It seems every roofer in Sydney has a huge…

6 years6 yearsNibbles55Nibbles55 posted:
Anticon vs Sarking

I spoke to Bradford about Anticon and I'm pretty sure it is R1.3. According to the website the Anticon does provide some acoustic insulation too, though I've not found any…

6 years6 yearsNibbles55Nibbles55 posted:
New project : flat roof cost

I am currently getting quotes for a flat roof replacement, and a ballpark price per square meter installed is coming in at roughly $100. I'm waiting on written quotes to…

6 years6 yearsNibbles55Nibbles55 posted:
My new house at Fern Tree, Tasmania

I just stumbled on your thread through a search for scaffold hire - yikes, it is seriously expensive! However, reading on, the story of your build has been utterly inspirational…

6 years6 yearsNibbles55Nibbles55 posted:
Recommendations for Bathroom Renovator in Sydney

Hi Anna, my local Amber Tiles store gave me a list of bathroom guys as did another shop selling tapware and vanities etc. This could be a good place to…

6 years6 yearsNibbles55Nibbles55 posted:
Cost of insulation?

So you could buy R6 batts and install yourself, for less than the price of the upgrade, and probably sell the R2.5 cheaply on gumtree. Just pop them in large…

6 years6 yearsNibbles55Nibbles55 posted:
Cost of insulation?

Those prices seem high to me too. I have been referring to Bradford's online calculator which enables you to find out how many packs of batts of a particular size…

6 years6 yearsNibbles55Nibbles55 posted:
murraya compost

I have heard that if you do this in clay soil the planting hole can fill with water which then rots the roots of the plants. Best practice is to…

6 years6 yearsNibbles55Nibbles55 posted:
Toilet decommisioned: can I get it working again?

I will be having my bathroom renovated soon, which means my teenagers and the tradesmen will need to access the ensuite bathroom for 3 to 4 weeks. This means me…

6 years6 yearsNibbles55Nibbles55 posted:
Best insulation for flat metal roof

Thanks Stewie. Good news is the leak didn't recur in last night's showers, though I had the bucket lined up in case, so I am not so stressed about everything.
I…

6 years6 yearsNibbles55Nibbles55 posted:
ideas needed for design style

Hi, I am also doing a bathroom. I got design ideas from magazines, google images, The Block, and Houzz.com.
I have found Beaumont has an excellent tile selection, and Reece…

6 years6 yearsNibbles55Nibbles55 posted:
Best insulation for flat metal roof

Okay, just read another table that suggests R4 for Sydney roofs. Should have mentioned the roof is north facing and unshaded. I'm also wondering if the colour of the kliplok…

6 years6 yearsNibbles55Nibbles55 posted:
Best insulation for flat metal roof

I am having a flat kliplok roof replaced, so now is the time to get some insulation in. There is no cavity in the ceiling that I know of, more…

6 years6 yearsNibbles55Nibbles55 posted:
Advice for bedroom design

I came across a US-based website called Houzz and subscribe to their regular online newsletters. The articles and the photos and case-studies are so inspiring you won't know where to…

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