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Joined 19 September 2008
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8 years8 yearsozzrooozzroo posted:
Pool help please!!!

Punky,
We went with Leisure Pools at Yatala. Excellent service and communication.
I was home the day the hole was dug and shell installed so that was fun.
Ozz

8 years8 yearsozzrooozzroo posted:
Pool help please!!!

punky,
Your budget will be close to a 7mx4m in fibreglass given standard type site conditions (i.e. they do not need to excavate
rock or difficult access).
In general, fibreglass pools are…

8 years8 yearsozzrooozzroo posted:
Radio Streaming

would an iternal wireless network be ok
Just also, your internet may provide you say 3Mbps. The Wifi on the router will be at minimum 54Mbps
so the internal WiFi is well…

8 years8 yearsozzrooozzroo posted:
Radio Streaming

Barry,
You wouldnt want to have too much running on that bandwidth but to give you an
idea, my 300k equates to say 2.4Mbps. Most streaming apps on new DLNA TV's…

8 years8 yearsozzrooozzroo posted:
Radio Streaming

What I have/do for info's sake.
Telstra NextG wireless internet and then cat5 home wired.
I can stream radio into the home via the NextG no problem at all. NextG here…

8 years8 yearsozzrooozzroo posted:
To Pool or Not To Pool, that is the question

kodaz,
Many people in the southern states will often mention a pool not adding value (sorry guys.. I am originally from NSW BTW :D )…

8 years8 yearsozzrooozzroo posted:
Sunset date

We signed for our block in July 2008. The land was meant to title in Sept 2008. December 08 soon came, then Jan, Feb
and it wasnt until April 09 that…

8 years8 yearsozzrooozzroo posted:
Anyone have experience with asphalt driveways?

We also had pricing from Designer Driveways and Allblack Driveways. There are a couple of different ways to do it. We ended up
going 135m2 of exposed aggregate as our driveway…

8 years8 yearsozzrooozzroo posted:
Plantation/Henley Emperor - Interior and shed pics

Congrats on the choice to live in Spring Mountain. We are across in the "Pocket" at Spring Mountain, probably
5 mins walk through the fire trails to your block. We both…

9 years9 yearsozzrooozzroo posted:
best mulch for close to pool ?

We are having river pebbles all around the pool also, so i may just make sure there
is a good perimeter with stones keeping garden beds away from waters edge.
For…

9 years9 yearsozzrooozzroo posted:
best mulch for close to pool ?

Hey,
With our gardens I am generally a big fan of red cypress mulch. It smells great when new, is termite resistant
and it breaks down great into the soil over…

9 years9 yearsozzrooozzroo posted:
Exposed Concreter in Brisbane ?

onc,
close on 130sqm. Hoping should have someone coming across next week.
It's the close to Xmas game for everyone at moment. Although if the trades
want cash leading into xmas they…

9 years9 yearsozzrooozzroo posted:
Treated Pine Retaining Wall

Dan,
In our first place, I built 4 sleeper high treated pine retaining walls. The top level
would often experience vast amounts of storm water which in turn made it's way…

9 years9 yearsozzrooozzroo posted:
Exposed Concreter in Brisbane ?

Hi there,
Can anyone recommended a reliable concretor in Brisbane to do
exposed aggregate?
Someone that would return phone calls would be a good start!
Ozz

9 years9 yearsozzrooozzroo posted:
'Retreat'-ing to our Pl@ntation-A fence and a deck. pics 7/8

going good there Seast. you'll have to pm me your street so I can have a sticky beak :)

9 years9 yearsozzrooozzroo posted:
Invoice sent to us after handover ???

Once you have your handover you do not expect surprises like this
but as I stated, I don't like leaving things undone.
But in similar style if you purchased a nice…

9 years9 yearsozzrooozzroo posted:
Invoice sent to us after handover ???

Well we have now been in for close on two weeks, albeit with no internet which is
probably the only frustration however we have just been forwarded an invoice for rock…

9 years9 yearsozzrooozzroo posted:
Introducing the Stila BK1 - Verve (Plantation)

LOI,
We have just recently had 117sqm of Cezanne Bluegum installed in our place and will put some pics
up probably tomorrow when home ADSL comes back on. The Bluegum has quite…

9 years9 yearsozzrooozzroo posted:
Introducing the Stila BK1 - Verve (Plantation)

yes you are getting close now Serge. Have you scheduled the floors to
go in soon after handover

9 years9 yearsozzrooozzroo posted:
Hnley - 12 month inspection. Not happy.

The better grade materials definately make a difference. In our first home (South East Qld also) the breakdown
on the exterior varnish started not long after 7 months. It was a…

9 years9 yearsozzrooozzroo posted:
Building in Qld with Plantation Homes (aka Henley)

Andrew,
The fireplace cost us a little over $8k to have put in through Plantation. To some ppl when we tell them
they fall over on the floor as it is a…

9 years9 yearsozzrooozzroo posted:
Missing Pegs

Same issue we had. Most of the pegs were gone and made it to a stage that the builder wanted us to do a resurvey. Obtained cost
from the original surveyors…

9 years9 yearsozzrooozzroo posted:
Building in Qld with Plantation Homes (aka Henley)

Although now getting too warm to use it. In saying that it has been around 10/11 over the last few mornings here

9 years9 yearsozzrooozzroo posted:
Building in Qld with Plantation Homes (aka Henley)

That sounds fairly reasonable Shavey.
Are you at NHP stage currently?

9 years9 yearsozzrooozzroo posted:
Building in Qld with Plantation Homes (aka Henley)

and a quick pic of our 97% complete home..Handover was last Friday but it's strange in that
we are still getting things done, post handover and it still feels like a…

9 years9 yearsozzrooozzroo posted:
Building in Qld with Plantation Homes (aka Henley)

shavey,
Another one to give you an idea. We had a 1000/1000 cut and fill on M class. It was $2600 for
site cut and fill and $7000 approx for the…

9 years9 yearsozzrooozzroo posted:
Building in Qld with Plantation Homes (aka Henley)

shavey,
Just out of interest for you, we had to put in N3 Wind Classification due to acreage land
and it came back at around $2700.00
Ozz

9 years9 yearsozzrooozzroo posted:
Streaming Video

.... Or a Dvico Tvix 3300. Whack a 2Tb drive inside and you can store DVD including all menu features. Has 100Mb connection
for your LAN and can even stream off…

9 years9 yearsozzrooozzroo posted:
Timber Flooring

if building and doing flooring afterwards, bypass the ccall outlets and go direct to the wholesale division in your
state that deals direct with the builders.

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