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2 years2 yearsPetermetPetermet posted:
Wooden door width

I am currently building a house in Bali. There is a wall from the carport to the garden which is planned for a double wooden door. The width of the…

Wooden door width
3 years3 yearsPetermetPetermet posted:
Advice on kitchen floorplan

We are building a small 2 bedroom house and would really appreciate some advice regarding the kitchen layout.
It is a small kitchen 3.8m x 2.5 m with only a 1.2m…

Advice on kitchen floorplan
8 years8 yearsPetermetPetermet posted:
Neo 1.6 combustion heater burning too quick.

I have just had a neo 1.6 freestanding heater installed. It won't burn overnight when fully flooded and airflow turned right down.
The flue is straight and about 9 meters in…

11 years11 yearsPetermetPetermet posted:
Cement stabilisation

Thanks for the quick reply.

11 years11 yearsPetermetPetermet posted:
Cement stabilisation

I am putting in a path 12 meters between the house and the carport. I plan on using compacted road base with cement stabilized crusher dust ( SA equivalent…

13 years13 yearsPetermetPetermet posted:
Maintenance Issues - Tiles scratched

I have been in my new home for over a year and the 3 month maintenance issues are ongoing as the builder keeps cutting corners and not doing a proper…

14 years14 yearsPetermetPetermet posted:
Issues with evaporative outlet pacement

Hi All,
Need advice regarding outlet placement on my evaporative system (roof mounted, ducted).
The black squares represent where the vents were placed. The hollow squares where they should have been …

Issues with evaporative outlet pacement
14 years14 yearsPetermetPetermet posted:
Home phone line connection

Nope it's a new number and a new exchange...... and free :z:

14 years14 yearsPetermetPetermet posted:
Home phone line connection

I phoned Telstra to have my number moved to my new house. I was told by the first guy I spoke to that there would be NO charge at all.…

14 years14 yearsPetermetPetermet posted:
Driveway width for build?

Is this contained in any builders contract as our does not state a width?
Any advice would be great.

14 years14 yearsPetermetPetermet posted:
Driveway width for build?

I had contracted the builders to provide a driveway for the house. The planned driveway was 3 meters wide with batter either side ( as a very steep slope).
They driveway…

14 years14 yearsPetermetPetermet posted:
Karndean in SA

Hi Anthony,
Thanks for your comments - very reassuring.

14 years14 yearsPetermetPetermet posted:
Our Mt Barker Build Thread - We now a kitchen and joinery!!!

Not had time to post updates for a while but the house has really come along the last few weeks :z:
The gyprock is done,…

14 years14 yearsPetermetPetermet posted:
Karndean in SA

They have done the measure and say I need some prep over a few meters but not sure how much. They are quoting $20 a sq meter for this.
How…

14 years14 yearsPetermetPetermet posted:
Karndean in SA

Hi Thanks Anthony,
I have now just ordered (2 days ago).
The product was Van Gogh range (burnt ginger) and we have paid just over $60 a meter inc fitting so a…

14 years14 yearsPetermetPetermet posted:
Karndean in SA

I am building in Mount Barker and am looking at getting Karndean flooring laid (about 100Sq meters). I have been given wildly different prices (even by different branches of the…

14 years14 yearsPetermetPetermet posted:
Ceiling light fan sizes

Looking at lighting options for our new house. We have 4 bedrooms and a large open plan area (Games, meals and family).
I plan on using fans in all of these…

14 years14 yearsPetermetPetermet posted:
Speaker height

Hi Rod,
Thanks for your comments, good to know I can be a little less concerned with the surround speakers. I can now spend more on the fronts and center …

14 years14 yearsPetermetPetermet posted:
wall and ceiling colour for projector theatre

Looking at the colour for the walls and ceiling in our home theatre. We have at the moment chosen Solver Southern Vales for the walls and woodwork and Barossa Vale…

14 years14 yearsPetermetPetermet posted:
Speaker height

Due to room design (windows in the way) which was needed to give the front of the house a good look my surround speakers will be mounted at about 2.4…

14 years14 yearsPetermetPetermet posted:
Help with landscape design

I am building in Mt Barker (SA) on a steep downward sloping block. The house has a large cut / fill and the driveway just meets Australian standards. The block…

14 years14 yearsPetermetPetermet posted:
Jessica SA! After 2 long years....... We have fences :)

The brick's are looking really good - and going up quick.

14 years14 yearsPetermetPetermet posted:
Our Mt Barker Build Thread - We now a kitchen and joinery!!!

The roof is now on and looks really nice. There are a couple of whirligigs to go on but other than that all finished (except the bull-nose!!).

The insulation has also…

14 years14 yearsPetermetPetermet posted:
Projectors. whats the difference between them all??

I have this dreaded rainbow effect condition. I would spend some time looking at the image of a DLP to make sure you wont have this. If I move my…

14 years14 yearsPetermetPetermet posted:
Our Mt Barker Build Thread - We now a kitchen and joinery!!!

The brick work is 100% complete :z:

The window sills at the back and sides are red when in the base course but vintage grey…

14 years14 yearsPetermetPetermet posted:
Home media distribution

Hi Kiwi056,
Thanks for the quick reply. Glad to know I'm not the only one we these concerns.
Can you give an indication of what components you think are good? I am…

14 years14 yearsPetermetPetermet posted:
Home media distribution

I am having network points installed in my new home (minimum of 2 cat 6 and rg6 to each room). At present I have not chosen the best way of…

14 years14 yearsPetermetPetermet posted:
Jessica SA! After 2 long years....... We have fences :)

Hi jessie87,
It looks a beautiful plan and the display home is lovely. How quick is it going up, I can't believe the speed. Looking forward to the next set of…

14 years14 yearsPetermetPetermet posted:
Brick base course too high - Is it ok? What are my options?

The site supervisor mentioned the base course and said it was to ensure the quoins finished with 3 bricks (as per the pattern) at the top.
Good outcome and I am…

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