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Joined 22 March 2010
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7 years7 yearsRoadkillNZRoadkillNZ posted:
New House - Tradies Using Loo??

At least them using the toilet is a better situation than what my wife discovered during the build, where she drove past and noticed one of the tradies looking supisous…

7 years7 yearsRoadkillNZRoadkillNZ posted:
Regional and Rural

We live about 47 km south of the Brisbane CBD, and about 25 mins away from the closest decent sized shopping centre, at Jimboomba (Pop 7000) on just a 1…

7 years7 yearsRoadkillNZRoadkillNZ posted:
Eco-friendly Christmas ideas?

I was going to go for the solar versions of Christmas lights after Christmas (buying for next year) that way I save money and power :),…

7 years7 yearsRoadkillNZRoadkillNZ posted:
Request a Thread to be Moved

Why not just use the report option with Off topic and then in the notes say where you think it should be moved to ?

8 years8 yearsRoadkillNZRoadkillNZ posted:
How many litres is your hot water system?*frost free panel q

I know for our system they don't have Frost Free panels, but if you don't live in certain areas there is meant to be a Frost Free valve installed to…

8 years8 yearsRoadkillNZRoadkillNZ posted:
How many litres is your hot water system?*frost free panel q

My theory is because you are going with a Solar system to go with a bigger system, because then when it is sunny you can warm up more water and…

8 years8 yearsRoadkillNZRoadkillNZ posted:
solar water and solar pv panels in the front of the house

http://inhabitat.com/solar-panel-roof-tiles/
Best of both worlds, solar power with a nice facade

8 years8 yearsRoadkillNZRoadkillNZ posted:
solar water and solar pv panels in the front of the house

I personally went for the most efficiency, because if I am spending so much on them I want them to work the best. The way our land is it worked…

8 years8 yearsRoadkillNZRoadkillNZ posted:
Brisbane solar power recommendations please

I would of thought it would not of mattered because I would expect it to be the same as if it was dark, no power going from the panels.
TBH I…

8 years8 yearsRoadkillNZRoadkillNZ posted:
Brisbane solar power recommendations please

I got a 5kw system off Allsafe that is based in Bethania for my house in Jimboomba for $12,995. But it was a special they ran for a week to…

8 years8 yearsRoadkillNZRoadkillNZ posted:
PV solar panels - which side of the house?

We have most of ours around the solar hot water panels, on the north side main roof part (18), we could of fitted another 6 on that roof but as…

8 years8 yearsRoadkillNZRoadkillNZ posted:
Key Locks on Children's Bedrooms

The problem with deadlocks is you have to balance security against safety, because if you have a key on the inside of a deadlock then it may as well not…

8 years8 yearsRoadkillNZRoadkillNZ posted:
Drinking water options when mains connection not available

We have trickle feed where we live off tank water except for the main tap in the kitchen which had to be connected to the mains, the kids go out…

8 years8 yearsRoadkillNZRoadkillNZ posted:
Outside tap / shower

I know back in the 90's there used to be a black bag that you filled up with water which had a show head on it, and you throw it…

8 years8 yearsRoadkillNZRoadkillNZ posted:
Anyone with Acreage - Come Say Hi

Hi
Sorry Im late to the thread. 5 acres south of Brisbane Jimboomba. Older home that will need renovating. Gardens in need of more work. We have very luckily inherited an…

8 years8 yearsRoadkillNZRoadkillNZ posted:
Progression of Land Registration

I know for our land in Logan by Brisbane in QLD we actually had a portal on the council site to watch what was happening to the estate in way…

8 years8 yearsRoadkillNZRoadkillNZ posted:
Neighbours and complying development

I think the answer depends on how you get on with the neighbours in the first place, if you get on well with them I would suggest letting them have…

8 years8 yearsRoadkillNZRoadkillNZ posted:
Henley Price Cuts

I would say ask the question anyway when they reopen, because they may pleasently surprise you by adding some free inclusions to make up the price or do a downwards…

8 years8 yearsRoadkillNZRoadkillNZ posted:
What are things we need to consider for a home theatre?

I would say sizing of the room, and placement of powerpoints/tv points (I would also recommend a phone point).
When doing the sizing think of what you are putting in the…

8 years8 yearsRoadkillNZRoadkillNZ posted:
Bank is still suffing us around grrr

One other thing to watch out as you are renting is the extra cost if the build goes over time for whatever reason, because you will be paying for the…

8 years8 yearsRoadkillNZRoadkillNZ posted:
Ceiling Height

We went for higher Ceilings because we were advised by someone else it is worth getting them, and do not regret getting them. Ours are 9ft high. It is also…

8 years8 yearsRoadkillNZRoadkillNZ posted:
Anyone with Acreage - Come Say Hi

Nope, other than a couple green ones which did not ripen properly and were still sour. She tried to leave a couple of the ones that were pecked in the…

8 years8 yearsRoadkillNZRoadkillNZ posted:
Bedrock!!!...6 months later + pics!

Hi Rk - How much is the solar power and who are you going through? We're seriously considering it too ... sometime NEXT year ... just got our second…

8 years8 yearsRoadkillNZRoadkillNZ posted:
Anyone with Acreage - Come Say Hi

My wife has recently found out that Vege gardens without bird netting = Lots of holes in tomatoes etc :(

8 years8 yearsRoadkillNZRoadkillNZ posted:
Concrete Fence Post (Post and Rail Fence )

Did a quick google and found this with a NSW supplier which is a bit closer -
http://mulgaproducts.com.au/products.html

8 years8 yearsRoadkillNZRoadkillNZ posted:
Concrete Fence Post (Post and Rail Fence )

Those actually look quite cool, but I can't help with your question

8 years8 yearsRoadkillNZRoadkillNZ posted:
Any creative ideas for filling old air-conditioner hole?

If you have kids, you could always fill i with expanding foam, so when your kids drive you batty you can literly "bang your head against a brick wall"

8 years8 yearsRoadkillNZRoadkillNZ posted:
Any creative ideas for filling old air-conditioner hole?

Depending on where it is on the outside - How about a Dart Board Nook, because I think they are about the same size.

8 years8 yearsRoadkillNZRoadkillNZ posted:
Anyone with Acreage - Come Say Hi

Hey Rk ... let me know when your mowing your lawn next so I can watch and have a :)
I might just do that to give…

8 years8 yearsRoadkillNZRoadkillNZ posted:
Bedrock!!!...6 months later + pics!

At least you are not paying for a temp fence. I know what you mean about lack of finances, it is amazing how much all the little things add up…

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