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10 d10 dPepsi_DrinkerPepsi_Drinker posted:
LED lights in shower niches

I could imagine at that stage, you could possibly damage the water proofing and create a huge job to rectify the same. :(<br />
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10 d10 dPepsi_DrinkerPepsi_Drinker posted:
LED lights in shower niches

I keep hearing "But it's unsafe" but no-one is suggesting that they're going to use a cheap Chinese bed-side lamp in the shower area !!
I was thinking, off the top…

11 d11 dPepsi_DrinkerPepsi_Drinker posted:
LED lights in shower niches

Hi Mrs JM.....
How did you get the power to the LED strips and where are the drivers ??
Thanks,
PD

11 d11 dPepsi_DrinkerPepsi_Drinker posted:
LED lights in shower niches

Is it really unsafe if it's extra low voltage LEDs and the driver is placed securely away in a waterproof location ?
PD

6 months6 monthsPepsi_DrinkerPepsi_Drinker posted:
Design my TV Setup :)

Hi Guys, We're getting close to signing for a new build and have the plans just about ready to go to council.
We've allowed a space on one of the Family…

1 year1 yearPepsi_DrinkerPepsi_Drinker posted:
Do water pipes in walls need silicone added to holes studs?

Could you be a little more specific about just where your anger is directed ?
More to the point, do you agree or disagree with the OP putting silicon (hopefully neutral…

1 year1 yearPepsi_DrinkerPepsi_Drinker posted:
How far can a stud be notched?

While we're on the topic.................
I want to run a few 'conduits' in the walls of a new build for future home entertainment wiring.
I've 'found' the AS referenced above (thanks unistudent123)…

4 years4 yearsPepsi_DrinkerPepsi_Drinker posted:
Our Blackwood Park hacienda

The story so far ..........
We're getting a builder to quote on our own plan.
We have engaged an interior designer (who also happens to have a builders licence) to help us…

4 years4 yearsPepsi_DrinkerPepsi_Drinker posted:
Our Blackwood Park hacienda

Hahahahhaaaa........
Well yes and no !!
I just opened my email and saw two items of interest, one from homeone saying that there was a new post in this thread, and a…

4 years4 yearsPepsi_DrinkerPepsi_Drinker posted:
Before you sign .........

Again, Congratulations on getting the block you wanted !!!
Just remember, You guys are holding the cards now, once you sign things you only lose power, not gain it !!!
All the…

4 years4 yearsPepsi_DrinkerPepsi_Drinker posted:
Things you forget - summary page 32

Just tick all the boxes and worry about the cost later..............
It'll be an awesome house :D :D

4 years4 yearsPepsi_DrinkerPepsi_Drinker posted:
Plumbing behind fridge - affect the depth?

Oh sorry, Not stirring at all EmyN :o !!
As I said, we're pigeon-pair people so it's not an issue for us, but I was thinking that…

4 years4 yearsPepsi_DrinkerPepsi_Drinker posted:
Plumbing behind fridge - affect the depth?

From reading this thread, yes nice, but possibly more sensible if it was (in a alcove / niche) in the cupboard next to the fridge ?
P_D

4 years4 yearsPepsi_DrinkerPepsi_Drinker posted:
Maintaining good air quality in an energy-efficient house?

Venting a kitchen fan into the ceiling space has been illegal for at least ten years.
Venting a bathroom fan into the ceiling space is not recommended as you will end…

4 years4 yearsPepsi_DrinkerPepsi_Drinker posted:
Maintaining good air quality in an energy-efficient house?

There are several heat exchangers (HX) available now at a (semi) reasonable price with around 90% efficiency.
They take (cold air) in from the outside and "dump" it into your house…

4 years4 yearsPepsi_DrinkerPepsi_Drinker posted:
What makes cabinets good quality? What questions to ask?

Thanks Mod, sometimes things do get out of hand and need the steadying hand of a Mod, as thankless a task as it may be !!!
Could I please respectfully ask…

4 years4 yearsPepsi_DrinkerPepsi_Drinker posted:
Plumbing behind fridge - affect the depth?

On a totally unrelated note to the plumbing, reading this thread and going through our design, we're probably not going to have water to the fridge (we like the fridge…

4 years4 yearsPepsi_DrinkerPepsi_Drinker posted:
Before you sign .........

This is of course correct, Indeed it's pretty close to what I said ...............

WOW !!!
Thanks Guys, so many posts in such a short time !!!
However, while we're getting…

4 years4 yearsPepsi_DrinkerPepsi_Drinker posted:
Before you sign .........

My response would be ...........
Me....."We want to do the colour appointment and get the costings back before we sign the contract"
Sales Consultant.."We don't do it that way"
Me..."OK, Thanks for your…

4 years4 yearsPepsi_DrinkerPepsi_Drinker posted:
Building with Rendition

Thanks, Didn't know that !!
P_D

4 years4 yearsPepsi_DrinkerPepsi_Drinker posted:
Before you sign .........

There are a few stages to building your new house ......
1) You wake up one morning and decide to build a new house
2) You spend the next few months driving…

4 years4 yearsPepsi_DrinkerPepsi_Drinker posted:
Before you sign .........

This thread is complementary to the "Things you forget" thread ............
viewtopic.php?f=31&t=5823
The above thread is a great resource for things you need to consider when planning your house,…

4 years4 yearsPepsi_DrinkerPepsi_Drinker posted:
Building with Rendition

Seaford ??
Anyhow, we built our (existing) home with AV Jennings 24 years ago, and about 10 years ago we built a home with Hickinbotham for the In-Laws.
I still have all…

4 years4 yearsPepsi_DrinkerPepsi_Drinker posted:
Building with Rendition

You have of course read this ?? :)
viewtopic.php?p=1034752#p1034752
P_D

4 years4 yearsPepsi_DrinkerPepsi_Drinker posted:
Building with Rendition

We're at the stage of being 98% of the way to receiving our final price from Rendition for a plan of my own design.
Our sales consultant has left Rendition and…

4 years4 yearsPepsi_DrinkerPepsi_Drinker posted:
Our Blackwood Park hacienda

We saw our Design Consultant Lady about three weeks ago and due to the "issues" with the builders specifications as to what was included and what wasn't and the like…

4 years4 yearsPepsi_DrinkerPepsi_Drinker posted:
Things you forget - summary page 32

Fibreglass / Rockwool don't burn.
If you haven't signed any contracts yet then the ball is in your court.........
"I want........"
Not "Please can I have ?" !!!
P_D

4 years4 yearsPepsi_DrinkerPepsi_Drinker posted:
BASIX Questions / Answers Topic

Gotta love the Govmint !!!
Received a reply to my email, and as you would have hoped they said that they treat the EER/COP as what is important.
BUT...The "reason" for the…

4 years4 yearsPepsi_DrinkerPepsi_Drinker posted:
BASIX Questions / Answers Topic

That is / sort of / may have been true..........
I think !!
But as I understand it, to-days "Inverter" models throw those assumptions out of the window, and, even if it…

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