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5 months5 monthsnikil_charitranikil_charitra posted:
Plain concrete marks

Thanking all those who responded. Problem was solved with a $26 concrete rubbing stone from Bunnings. Long light vertical and then horizontal strokes covering 15sqm in 30 minutes did the…

5 months5 monthsnikil_charitranikil_charitra posted:
Plain concrete marks

Thank you for your suggestion. I’ll look into it.

5 months5 monthsnikil_charitranikil_charitra posted:
Plain concrete marks

Thank you.
I’ll keep your advice in mind.

5 months5 monthsnikil_charitranikil_charitra posted:
Plain concrete marks

Do you think rubbing a grinding stone would be worth a try?

5 months5 monthsnikil_charitranikil_charitra posted:
Plain concrete marks

It will be a floor for an outdoor patio. If the slab were for a shed, I wouldn’t care at all about the finish.

Plain concrete marks
5 months5 monthsnikil_charitranikil_charitra posted:
Plain concrete marks

Thank you for your advice. Nothing is structurally wrong. I was just after a more uniform appearance.

5 months5 monthsnikil_charitranikil_charitra posted:
Plain concrete marks

Can someone please suggest a solution to remove these swirl marks and blemishes from concrete which was laid on 18/12/21?

Plain concrete marks
2 years2 yearsnikil_charitranikil_charitra posted:
CCTV on a new built house

I asked my builder to install the intercom, however, I had the cat 6 cable roughed in for 6 to 8 cameras which I will install at a later…

3 years3 yearsnikil_charitranikil_charitra posted:
Paint advice please

Dulux Polar White Quarter is a warm white.

5 years5 yearsnikil_charitranikil_charitra posted:
Program/app for designing home

Google ketchup. You can scan in your land survey to get your levels and construct you design. It will get the creative ball rolling for you and it's free.

5 years5 yearsnikil_charitranikil_charitra posted:
Working Drawings Complete about to go to Engineering

Before you go to the builder, I found it helpful to have completed electrical plans and energy report. We encountered problems when we went to get a building permit. Our…

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5 years5 yearsnikil_charitranikil_charitra posted:
Fence before build - neighbor dispute

You need to pay half regardless of whether you home has been built or not built.

6 years6 yearsnikil_charitranikil_charitra posted:
Awning Windows v's Sliding Windows

Simple science. The greater the aperture of a window, the greater the potential air movement.

6 years6 yearsnikil_charitranikil_charitra posted:
Design your own home

I spent the better part of one year fine tuning the design with floor planner. I did not want a builder to dictate design principals. My wife and I are…

6 years6 yearsnikil_charitranikil_charitra posted:
Awning Windows v's Sliding Windows

Passive cooling for the energy conscious, where possible.

6 years6 yearsnikil_charitranikil_charitra posted:
Design your own home

Try floorplanner. It's for free. I used this software to design my home. I then passed my drawing effort onto an architect. Having the initial time to play with the…

6 years6 yearsnikil_charitranikil_charitra posted:
Awning Windows v's Sliding Windows

Awnings for the bathroom are great for ventilation, privacy and security. For the rest of the house sliding is better, particularly in the Aussie summer's to allow affective cooling when…

6 years6 yearsnikil_charitranikil_charitra posted:
What did you do yourself after handover to save money?

Flooring except wet areas and kitchen appliances.

6 years6 yearsnikil_charitranikil_charitra posted:
Concept Design - We have no direction?? (Please Help!!)

We visited display homes. We then sat down and put some floor plan ideas down using Google Sketchup and then on Floorplanner. The drawing that we came up with was…

6 years6 yearsnikil_charitranikil_charitra posted:
Concept Design - We have no direction?? (Please Help!!)

We visited display homes. We then sat down and put some floor plan ideas down using Google Sketchup and then on Floorplanner. The drawing that we came up with was…

6 years6 yearsnikil_charitranikil_charitra posted:
Front entry double door or wide 970 mm single door?

Just a thought from left field. Ever considered a pivot 1200mm single door?

6 years6 yearsnikil_charitranikil_charitra posted:
Getting build quotes

Our architect provided us with floor plans and elevations, engineering and computations, energy report, soil test. site survey, developer approval and cup lick approval for increase in building envelope…

6 years6 yearsnikil_charitranikil_charitra posted:
Getting build quotes

We engaged a independent architect to draw up our plans. I did not want a builder to influence the design process. Once we received our working drawing I got 7…

7 years7 yearsnikil_charitranikil_charitra posted:
When Your Block Becomes The Local Dump

Put up a temporary fence. Builder s normally specify on their contract that they require a clean block. They will pass on their charges to clean up your site onto…

7 years7 yearsnikil_charitranikil_charitra posted:
Neighbour Unhappy - Building close to boundary

Garage wall on boundary is a relatively common occurrence. Formal objections, if lodged by your neighbour, must form a strong argument and rationale as to why they are objecting. You…

7 years7 yearsnikil_charitranikil_charitra posted:
Building area Calculation

Calculations of building area can also include measurements taken from the perimeter of the roof line.

7 years7 yearsnikil_charitranikil_charitra posted:
Building area Calculation

Calculations of building area can also measurements taken from the perimeter of the roof line.

7 years7 yearsnikil_charitranikil_charitra posted:
Builder next door dumping rubbish help

I share fences with 6 neighbours. I endured 6 builders dumping rubbish on my vacant blog at various times.
Once I had my two long fences up, I bought a…

7 years7 yearsnikil_charitranikil_charitra posted:
Builder next door dumping rubbish help

I share fences with 6 neighbours. I endured 6 builders dumping rubbish on my vacant blog at various times.
Once I had my two long fences up, I bought a…

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