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Revinator

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Joined 24 February 2020
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6 months6 monthsRevinatorRevinator posted:
repainting interior walls - low sheen vs matt

I have matt throughout my home and it's awesome. Makes the place fel more modern. We went with Dulux Wash & Wear (Blue striped Tin) very expensive.

6 months6 monthsRevinatorRevinator posted:
Comment on my floor plan please

The bottle neck at the main entry with the storage and linen poking out is no good. square up those walls in my opinion. Otherwise I love it, works very…

12 months12 monthsRevinatorRevinator posted:
Land fall - Help please

No this is what I mean.

Land fall - Help please
12 months12 monthsRevinatorRevinator posted:
BANK NOT READY

There just reminding you that they own you now. You wait on them, not the other way around lol. Goodluck.

12 months12 monthsRevinatorRevinator posted:
Land fall - Help please

Where are the levels on the contours?

1 year1 yearRevinatorRevinator 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?

1 year1 yearRevinatorRevinator posted:
Retaining wall &

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

1 year1 yearRevinatorRevinator posted:
Blueboard vs. Marine Plywood

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

1 year1 yearRevinatorRevinator 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.

1 year1 yearRevinatorRevinator 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. :)

1 year1 yearRevinatorRevinator 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…

1 year1 yearRevinatorRevinator 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…

2 years2 yearsRevinatorRevinator 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.

2 years2 yearsRevinatorRevinator posted:
How would you freshen this baby up?

Knock it down and rebuild.

2 years2 yearsRevinatorRevinator 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…

2 years2 yearsRevinatorRevinator posted:
Neighbours slab higher than my house

How does his slab being slightly higher effect your home?

2 years2 yearsRevinatorRevinator 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…

2 years2 yearsRevinatorRevinator 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…

2 years2 yearsRevinatorRevinator posted:
Building in The Hills of Carmel

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

2 years2 yearsRevinatorRevinator posted:
Caulking around a corner freestanding bath

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

2 years2 yearsRevinatorRevinator 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…

2 years2 yearsRevinatorRevinator posted:
Freshening up exterior of home

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

2 years2 yearsRevinatorRevinator 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…

2 years2 yearsRevinatorRevinator 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.

2 years2 yearsRevinatorRevinator posted:
Oran park or Willowdale

Oran park. Further away from Maquarrie fields.

2 years2 yearsRevinatorRevinator 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.…

2 years2 yearsRevinatorRevinator 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…

2 years2 yearsRevinatorRevinator posted:
Drawings of your house on your block as a PDF

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

2 years2 yearsRevinatorRevinator 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…

2 years2 yearsRevinatorRevinator 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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