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5 d5 dOthelloOthello posted:
Top Floor Toilet Recurrently Blocking

I have a toilet that blocks up on the top (2nd) floor of a property.
The toilets on the 1st and ground floor are OK)
Blockage clears when the using a plunger.…

4 months4 monthsOthelloOthello posted:
Fridge Freezer not working after trying to run on Generator

Thanks Chippy
The fridge and freezer both still work but they only cool to 15c and 10c respectively instead of the normal 2c and -15c. The compressor runs for 30 seconds…

4 months4 monthsOthelloOthello posted:
Fridge Freezer not working after trying to run on Generator

I tried running my fridge on a generator during the power outage. It is a large side by side 2 door fridge freezer.
LG GR-L247NIS
I thought it was working on the…

6 years6 yearsOthelloOthello posted:
Project Home Remote Location

Thanks Bashworth.
Great blog website with lots of thoughts to chew over.

6 years6 yearsOthelloOthello posted:
Project Home Remote Location

Thanks Bashworth.
Sound like that would be the most practical approach.
Local builders will know local tradies to avoid travel and accommodation for a remote location build.
If not using a project home…

6 years6 yearsOthelloOthello posted:
Project Home Remote Location

I have looked at prices from project home builders to get some idea of construction costs.
I am looking at land in Tasmania about 100km from Hobart.
I guess the prices quoted…

6 years6 yearsOthelloOthello posted:
Ground Water Drainage

Thanks.H2O
In answer to your question about vegetation.
The OP has the link to the original problem when I discovered it with pics of the landscape garden that drains down a slope…

6 years6 yearsOthelloOthello posted:
Using palm trees as living fence posts

I am trying to put in a fence at the side of the house.
There is a retaining wall dropping down from my place to the neighbours.
The fence has…

6 years6 yearsOthelloOthello posted:
Stormwater pits and mozzies

If you can lift the grate off the top of the pit (it should be removable) then wrap some mozzie screen round it (put it on the underside of the…

6 years6 yearsOthelloOthello posted:
Ground Water Drainage

Thanks for the advice fellas.
The existing agi drainage pipe is actually clear. It was just half submerged due to the hump halfway along.
So it will stilI be serviceable once I…

6 years6 yearsOthelloOthello posted:
Ground Water Drainage

^I bought the house at the end of 4 months of dry weather. I think the evidence of the problem had been disguised and has now reappeared, so it did…

7 years7 yearsOthelloOthello posted:
Ground Water Drainage

OK thanks.
I will maybe get onto the council for the plans.
I don't think the drainage arrangements would be too complicated to figure out by just uncovering the dirt from the…

7 years7 yearsOthelloOthello posted:
Ground Water Drainage

I think I have a problem with groundwater drainage.
My house is a single level pole home built on a slope in 2008. I have had it less than a year.
The…

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