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6 months6 monthsNSUNSU posted:
Front door size

Should explain a bit further.
From the lentil to the top of the jamb 5mm gap
For the side 10mm each side.
Using 22mm door jamb.
opening 2310 H 1095W
H=2310-(22mm jamb) (-3mm…

7 months7 monthsNSUNSU posted:
Sand and cement before waterproofing

About to start on the bathroom floor.
Thinking of doing sand and cement the floor before waterproofing.
Does anyone see a problem with that approach?
Thanks

7 months7 monthsNSUNSU posted:
Front door size

Hello All,
Just double checking before I purchase this door. Frame opening 2310 H,
1095 W.
H=2310 -(22mm)-(3mm gap top)-(5mm gap bottom)-(10mm packing)
W=1095-(44mm)-(6mm gap sides)-(20mm packing)
Appreciate if someone can check the above.
Should…

7 months7 monthsNSUNSU posted:
Roof truss and internal walls

Gyprock will start next week.
The gyprock sheets are 1350
Ground floor height 2750 and upstairs 2740
Will be using two sheets and will be 40 to 50mm short at…

7 months7 monthsNSUNSU posted:
Roof truss and internal walls

I am not using cornices. The ceiling and the wall gyprock will be square set.

7 months7 monthsNSUNSU posted:
Roof truss and internal walls

Picture of the internal wall.
Was looking at adding 90x35 on top of the internal wall.
This piece will not be touching the roof truss.
Have been told not required.

Roof truss and internal walls
7 months7 monthsNSUNSU posted:
Roof truss and internal walls

Thanks for the reply
Yes, will attach photo of internal walls
The point that I am trying to make with a 35mm gap between the truss and the top
of the internal wall.…

8 months8 monthsNSUNSU posted:
Roof truss and internal walls

roof trusses

Roof truss and internal walls
8 months8 monthsNSUNSU posted:
Roof truss and internal walls

Will get some photos tomorrow.
Is this set up suitable for gyprock square set?
Thanks

8 months8 monthsNSUNSU posted:
Roof truss and internal walls

The gap between the roof truss and internal walls I have 35mm.
Question is that ok for gyprocking square set?
A friend has suggested 35x90 on top of the internal…

8 months8 monthsNSUNSU posted:
Knauf gyprock

Hello All
Just wondering if anyone has used Knauf gyprock. How is it compared to Boral or CSR?
Have been told it is made in Australia but not sure.

8 months8 monthsNSUNSU posted:
Roof truss and internal walls

Thanks for the response.
When it comes to gyprocking what is the general rule?
eg square set.

8 months8 monthsNSUNSU posted:
Roof truss and internal walls

For a double storey house what should the gap be for an internal wall and roof truss?
Does the above have any requirement of gyprocking using a square set?
Thanks

11 months11 monthsNSUNSU posted:
Garage Beam Brickworks

Above the garage opening there is a PFC 380 with a plate welded 200mm.
(the brickwall is 230 on either side of the beam).
Half the garage will have a single roof…

12 months12 monthsNSUNSU posted:
Aluminium window slider frame track

A company in Sydney

12 months12 monthsNSUNSU posted:
Aluminium window slider frame track

Another question
The lock on the moving window panel the outer frame touches the fixed frame when fully closed. Is this normal on a sliding window? See picture
Concern overtime…

Aluminium window slider frame track
12 months12 monthsNSUNSU posted:
Aluminium window slider frame track

Thanks for the reply.
I have been told there is a cap that blocks the area.
Agree it seems to be extremely big.

12 months12 monthsNSUNSU posted:
Aluminium window slider frame track

Thanks for your reply.
Is this a design problem or something missing?

12 months12 monthsNSUNSU posted:
Aluminium window slider frame track

Hello All,
Just received three aluminium slider windows.
While installing noticed the fixed and moving panel there is a 20mm opening on the bottom and top. If you look directly you…

1 year1 yearNSUNSU posted:
Windows and doors lentils size

Is everyone using archbar for window opening?
Instead of flat bar.

1 year1 yearNSUNSU posted:
Floor tiling- Glue or sand and cement

Hello
Just wondering what is the best option these days with regards to floor tiles eg 600x600mm.
Level and glue or sand and cement?
Which method likely to have less problems…

1 year1 yearNSUNSU posted:
Windows and doors lentils size

Building a brick veneer in NSW.
what is the requirement for lentils size for the following windows and doors? Does the lentil have to be 150 extra each side?
Thanks
Window…

1 year1 yearNSUNSU posted:
Windows reveal

Any reason you wouldn't use Maple?

1 year1 yearNSUNSU posted:
Windows reveal

Hello all,
Just wondering whether it worth using Maple for the reveals. Is worth the extra costs? Will be painting the reveal.

1 year1 yearNSUNSU posted:
Roof tiles Boral or Austral

A local tiler has recommended the Boral vogue which is similar to the Austral prestige tiles.
Does anyone know the difference between the two?
Which one do people prefer?
Price difference?
Thanks

1 year1 yearNSUNSU posted:
Infill slab and Bal 29

Thanks for all the replies. Planning to use 20mm gravel as gravel is small in size and it naturally compacts
and will finish with road side powder. Compact every…

1 year1 yearNSUNSU posted:
Slab height and tiling

Planning to tile the entire ground floor. Does the slab height need to be offset for tiles and glue eg 20mm? Using 600x600 tiles.
Thanks

1 year1 yearNSUNSU posted:
Infill slab and Bal 29

To compact the soil safely without damaging the common bricks walls what machine is best to use?
Thanks

1 year1 yearNSUNSU posted:
Infill slab and Bal 29

Soon we will be doing an infill slab. What's the best material to use for the fill?
Will be compacting at 150.

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