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Planet Sun

Alkimos WA
Joined 16 December 2015
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30 d30 dPlanet SunPlanet Sun posted:
Plaster skimming walls?

I just asked the builder to ask his plasterers if they could do it. We had to wait about 4 weeks for the british/Irish plastering guys to come available as…

30 d30 dPlanet SunPlanet Sun posted:
Gas related questions for a new build - is my builder right?

Your builder is full of crap. Only thing that may change is if they are using poly pipes throughout the house, then they may use copper pipes for tempering valves…

30 d30 dPlanet SunPlanet Sun posted:
Large shed insulation advice needed

Depends on how much trouble/cost you want to go to. You could go all out and remove the existing cladding and replace with a Kingspan 50MM XPS panels instead. But…

30 d30 dPlanet SunPlanet Sun posted:
Plaster skimming walls?

Well, we did end up going ahead with the Multifinish interior plastering over the white set. Cost was approx $1600 extra. 390 sqm home with 31c & 34c ceilings. I…

30 d30 dPlanet SunPlanet Sun posted:
Settling a dispute with engineer

Given the value you are out of pocket v's the up hill battle you are about to face, IO would say cop it on the chin, chalk it down to…

2 months2 monthsPlanet SunPlanet Sun posted:
Ceiling mount tracks for operable walls

Uni strut and box in the rail.

5 months5 monthsPlanet SunPlanet Sun posted:
New home build - Custom Design WA

I got the builder to give me access to our site after they delivered the beams but before they installed them. I went in, cleaned all the beams and coated…

7 months7 monthsPlanet SunPlanet Sun posted:
Modified Pemberton - Complete Homes

What are your thoughts on the Gypsum Multifinish Plaster? It is what I am used to seeing from back home. Personally I hat the White Set they use on the…

8 months8 monthsPlanet SunPlanet Sun posted:
New home build - Custom Design WA

Danmar Homes are not really a smaller builder. They are a volume project builder.
But you sound like your having a good run so best of luck with it and…

8 months8 monthsPlanet SunPlanet Sun posted:
Moving our water tap & meter - South East Water

Dig down around the water meter to a depth of about 700mm below ground level. You will find the supply line will be a 25mm poly pipe, sometimes it feeds…

8 months8 monthsPlanet SunPlanet Sun posted:
HIA standard progress payment schedule

This is what we negotiated with our builder:
Slab Down 15%
Plate High 25%
Roof Cover 20%
Lock up 20%
Practical completion 20%

8 months8 monthsPlanet SunPlanet Sun posted:
Electrical quote

There is actually a fair bit of work there. And it’s not as straight forward as it sounds. Running strapper wires back and forth to the sockets etc..
Always room…

8 months8 monthsPlanet SunPlanet Sun posted:
Pre-Start Costs - Homegroup WA

Allow $60 for a DGPO. Our builder charges $43, but I have seen them as high as $80. We are not with HGWA...
We paid $300 to upgrade to the Top…

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9 months9 monthsPlanet SunPlanet Sun posted:
Butt Welding 150x50x2 RHS Bearers???

Some fish plates welded on both faces will be sufficient...

12 months12 monthsPlanet SunPlanet Sun posted:
Plaster skimming walls?

Has anyone in WA had the Gypsum Multifinish Plaster applied to their house?
If so, did it cost more, what was the finish like, are you happy with it?
I…

1 year1 yearPlanet SunPlanet Sun posted:
Any Questions on Windows and Doors, incl. Energy & Acoustics

Roughly, what does Low E Glass cost to upgrade from standard. Looking at 4 windows, 1,100wide, 1300 high.

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