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Revinator

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Joined 24 February 2020
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7 d7 dRevinatorRevinator posted:
Retaining wall &

Town Planner.
I'm surprised you need a Statement of environmental effects report for a 1m high retaining wall.
Which Council are you dealing with?

7 d7 dRevinatorRevinator posted:
Retaining wall &

They wont accept it unless a planner has written it, and you will be knocked back at Council FYI.

13 d13 dRevinatorRevinator posted:
Blueboard vs. Marine Plywood

It won't. Stick to blue board + render.

4 months4 monthsRevinatorRevinator posted:
Things not included in builders price

I always love how they tile just up to 2000 or 2100 just to save a few bucks.
I mean come on, seriously.

4 months4 monthsRevinatorRevinator posted:
Upstairs flooring advice

Why don't you compromise with her and go timber flooring with an acoustic layer underneath? or find a new wife as I did. :)

4 months4 monthsRevinatorRevinator posted:
Flooring - Grout Issues

Just make sure you take it nice and slow. The bit can damage tiles so I suggest maybe laying some tape down before you start.
Here is the drill bit…

4 months4 monthsRevinatorRevinator posted:
Flooring - Grout Issues

It was pain full but worth the trouble. The multi tool + grout bit made the job easier. I replaced it with high quality Ardex and sealed it. It still…

5 months5 monthsRevinatorRevinator posted:
Flooring - Grout Issues

Use a multi-tool with the grout remover bit and do it yourself. I did it. Came up great after the re-grout.

5 months5 monthsRevinatorRevinator posted:
How would you freshen this baby up?

Knock it down and rebuild.

5 months5 monthsRevinatorRevinator posted:
HELP! Builder won't refund deposit and dodging calls

Didn't you get pre approval before signing up? you spent 2 months of his time, from his perspective his probably thinking ill keep the deposit for wasting my time. Which…

5 months5 monthsRevinatorRevinator posted:
Neighbours slab higher than my house

How does his slab being slightly higher effect your home?

6 months6 monthsRevinatorRevinator posted:
Paint advice please

Definitely looks blue-ish to me. You should change it. Antique White USA (Dulux) is pretty good.
Once the "Cool White" down lights switch on your place will look like an…

6 months6 monthsRevinatorRevinator posted:
Builder bringing in someone to our build for viewing

Muhahahaha Now I know where your dunny is.
Really no one cares what the inside if your home is going to look like.
Everyone at Council and at your PC's…

6 months6 monthsRevinatorRevinator posted:
Building in The Hills of Carmel

You have to tell people who your land developer is first. Lend Lease? Mirvac?

6 months6 monthsRevinatorRevinator posted:
Caulking around a corner freestanding bath

I have a freestanding bath (back to wall) with absolutely no chalk anywhere and it looks amazing.

6 months6 monthsRevinatorRevinator posted:
Fencing disagreement

He is not a licensed tradesman. Just tell him NO, due to public liability.
Sounds like my brother in law. He can apparently build anything but go to his house…

6 months6 monthsRevinatorRevinator posted:
Freshening up exterior of home

All you need is to render it and a new panel lift door. That will sort it out.

6 months6 monthsRevinatorRevinator posted:
Ownership of stormwater drain in nature strip

I believe you do up to the Sydney Water main line on the road.
I had an issue last year where the sewer pipe was blocked under the public footpath…

6 months6 monthsRevinatorRevinator posted:
How much is my land worth?

It's worth what ever someone else is willing to pay for it. Some might pay less, some may pay more. No one can tell you exactly how much it's worth.

7 months7 monthsRevinatorRevinator posted:
Oran park or Willowdale

Oran park. Further away from Maquarrie fields.

7 months7 monthsRevinatorRevinator posted:
Advice on Landscaping Issues done by Simonds

You will need those slopes for water to drain into the pit, but in saying that it does look to me like they couldn't be stuffed regrading the site properly.…

7 months7 monthsRevinatorRevinator posted:
DA for granny flat

Call up a local PC - private certifier and speak to them. If they confirm via email that you don't need the DA, engage the PC to do your certification…

7 months7 monthsRevinatorRevinator posted:
Drawings of your house on your block as a PDF

So you've basically just created a site plan? :lol:

7 months7 monthsRevinatorRevinator posted:
Neighbour put flower bed against my wall, potential problem?

Nothings gonna happen.
Exposed slab edge will always come in contact with soil or moisture at ground floor. If your that precious do what chippy said and ask them if…

8 months8 monthsRevinatorRevinator posted:
Neighbour Drilled into our Garage Wall

How come your built to the boundary? No setbacks?
A stern threat with suing tends to work a treat these days. Considering he damaged your property.

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8 months8 monthsRevinatorRevinator posted:
Stain on Paver

Go to the kitchen, grab a wet rag go out side and scrub it off. If it wont come out, pressure clean it.

8 months8 monthsRevinatorRevinator posted:
Stain on Paver

Did you try a pressure clean with water?

8 months8 monthsRevinatorRevinator posted:
Homebuilder Grant Scheme - Shocking outcome!!

The government will find any way to wriggle out of paying up. Disgusting.

9 months9 monthsRevinatorRevinator posted:
Soundproofing common wall in apartment

Not much you can do. You can however look at redoing your side of the common wall, (new acoustic studs that deflect sound waves, soundchek plasterboard, insulation etc etc if…

9 months9 monthsRevinatorRevinator posted:
Hobless Shower

Just make sure the shower floor falls are steeper than standard. :)

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