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Rizzo

South West W.A
Joined 13 September 2009
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4 years4 yearsRizzoRizzo posted:
Who is responsible for water getting in our roof space?

Thanks everyone, we are still trying to deal with the builder, but I've given up until my husband is home as he's overseas. I need him here to help me…

4 years4 yearsRizzoRizzo posted:
Who is responsible for water getting in our roof space?

Thanks heaps :) will get onto someone to have a look.

4 years4 yearsRizzoRizzo posted:
Who is responsible for water getting in our roof space?

Thanks everyone, that's a huge help. The fact that the builder was telling us there was nothing that could be done is what infuriated me as it will be an…

4 years4 yearsRizzoRizzo posted:
Who is responsible for water getting in our roof space?

Hi all, haven't been on here for a long time, have been in our house 2-1/2 years and its flown by :)
We have recently had a…

6 years6 yearsRizzoRizzo posted:
CONSUMER AWARENESS ON PORCELAIN TILES

We had the waxy stuff left on from transport when we built our last house. We had used the same tiles in our previous build and they were fine, but…

6 years6 yearsRizzoRizzo posted:
How long can an island bench be without a join?

Our island bench sounds like yours and is just over 4metres and totally open. Our join is right in the middle of the bench and it's really not that noticeable.…

6 years6 yearsRizzoRizzo posted:
New House - Tradies Using Loo??

O.k, haven't read through all the replies, but I think it's standard practice here in WA. We have built 3 houses and with all of them, the portaloo has been…

6 years6 yearsRizzoRizzo posted:
What's up with our lawn? Yellow patches.

That is exactly how our EZ looked.Geez, it recovers quick though!

6 years6 yearsRizzoRizzo posted:
Help with our EZ please!

Just an update. I still have no idea what has been going on, but we are assuming it was fungal now. That massive patch that I posted last time.…

6 years6 yearsRizzoRizzo posted:
Q - How much extra did you spend on your home after handover

Thought I'd add mine as I'm sure I'm going to be shocked when I write it all down.
Timber floors $15k
Carpet $4k
concrete $27k (that's driveway, paths portico and alfresco)
blinds $2.5k and…

6 years6 yearsRizzoRizzo posted:
Help with our EZ please!

Even more frustrated now. I just spoke to a friend who lives just behind us and I asked how there EZ was going as I know they did no prep,…

6 years6 yearsRizzoRizzo posted:
Help with our EZ please!

o.k, so over this. I know it's only been a week and half since posting, but we have aerated, put a wetting agent in and seasol'd it and only watered…

6 years6 yearsRizzoRizzo posted:
Help with our EZ please!

Thanks for that, I won't spray anything unless nothing else has worked. So if it is just dry, do you get patches like that with healthy lawn all around it?…

6 years6 yearsRizzoRizzo posted:
Help with our EZ please!

Thanks people. I went out after reading through that other thread and raked out all the dead patches and the soil seemed pretty damp underneath, but will have to check…

6 years6 yearsRizzoRizzo posted:
Help with our EZ please!

oh, thank you, I did do a search and didn't come across that one:)

6 years6 yearsRizzoRizzo posted:
Help with our EZ please!

We are at a loss as to what we need to do with our EZ. The front was planted a few months ago and besides getting a bit dried and…

6 years6 yearsRizzoRizzo posted:
No naturaL gas - what hot water system is best

oh and forgot to add, we are a family of 5!

6 years6 yearsRizzoRizzo posted:
No naturaL gas - what hot water system is best

We live on bottled gas and we have a solar hot water system which is gas boosted. The only other thing on gas in the house is the stove top.…

6 years6 yearsRizzoRizzo posted:
Will sealer help strengthen cracks?

Thanks Pulpo. Aggregate I mean exposed aggregate. We just want to make sure these cracks aren't going to get any worse. Some of the edges are very brittle and disintegrating…

6 years6 yearsRizzoRizzo posted:
Can Neighbour stand in my land when build his new garage?

I would class that as a small block and blocks are getting smaller again. Where we came from quarter acre blocks were the norm. We are now on 744m2…

6 years6 yearsRizzoRizzo posted:
Can Neighbour stand in my land when build his new garage?

^ if blocks weren't getting smaller and smaller than its wouldn't happen so much, but a lot of estates have a limit on how small the house can be and…

6 years6 yearsRizzoRizzo posted:
Can Neighbour stand in my land when build his new garage?

I've read through the thread, so sorry if I missed anything, but have you tried dealing with their builder direct? You may get a better response from them as they…

6 years6 yearsRizzoRizzo posted:
Will sealer help strengthen cracks?

Thanks C&K, I really don't want any more resin in it. We've had a couple of cracks repaired with resin at the start of they year and it's never blended…

6 years6 yearsRizzoRizzo posted:
Will sealer help strengthen cracks?

bump anyone?? O.k so I know it sounds like a dumb question, but we are a bit lost as to what to do at the moment.

6 years6 yearsRizzoRizzo posted:
Will sealer help strengthen cracks?

Our aggregate has cracks all over it. It started out as surface crazing, but over winter they have opened up and as soon as it gets the tiniest bit of…

6 years6 yearsRizzoRizzo posted:
Habitable room vs playroom space

I've seen some like that and they have half walls with shutters on top. They look fantastic and means it can be open and you can keep an eye on…

6 years6 yearsRizzoRizzo posted:
Drainage grooved into Cessarstone

Doesn't sound right to me. Ours are deeper and wider towards the sink. They don't drain as well as a sink with a drainer angled slightly does, but the water…

6 years6 yearsRizzoRizzo posted:
How much is your House & Land?

I'm not telling as we bought our land just before prices fell dramatically! We just had our house appraised as we have considered selling due to personal circumstances and well...…

6 years6 yearsRizzoRizzo posted:
stacker door versus double sliding door

Mine are pretty much the same as Helyn, they are over 4metres wide all up including fixed panels. One door opens up to as much as our normal single slider.…

6 years6 yearsRizzoRizzo posted:
Essastone benchtop pricing - 30mm Vs 20mm

Oh geez, that's a lot for an upgrade. We paid less than that and upgraded to 40mm essastone. (then again I don't know your kitchen size!)
Sorry, I didn't realize…

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