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17 d17 drusty_spoonrusty_spoon posted:
Roof tile defects with new build

I am currently building with a custom builder. All of the roof tiles have a scuff mark on bottom edge, which is visual eye sore. Upon closer inspection, the scuff…

Roof tile defects with new build
3 months3 monthsrusty_spoonrusty_spoon posted:
Understairs storage

What about having a book shelf in front of it affixed to the door ? https://pin.it/pxrpxtdgi4ta6m

3 months3 monthsrusty_spoonrusty_spoon posted:
Understairs storage

Does it abut a garage? Perhaps you could have the door on the other side?

6 months6 monthsrusty_spoonrusty_spoon posted:
Waterproofing slab edge - is it worth it?

I'm currently building and waterproofing the slab edge has come up a couple of times (landscaper and termite company mentioned it). It's going to cost about $1,200. I'm going…

6 months6 monthsrusty_spoonrusty_spoon posted:
Frameless shower screen design - will it leak?

Thanks - that's a great solution.

6 months6 monthsrusty_spoonrusty_spoon posted:
Cavity Sliding Door - Mass Loaded Vinyl for sound proofing

Has anyone used any other methods to reduce sound transfer through the pocket cavity?

6 months6 monthsrusty_spoonrusty_spoon posted:
Cavity Sliding Door - Mass Loaded Vinyl for sound proofing

Hi
I am researching ways to reduce noise transfer via the empty ‘pocket’ in the wall where the cavity sliding door sits when open. This pocket cannot be filled with acoustic…

6 months6 monthsrusty_spoonrusty_spoon posted:
Slab damage from excavator

I am not sure if this is acceptable, so hoping to get some opinions.
Slab has been laid 7 days ago and I find out the below excavator has been all…

1 year1 yearrusty_spoonrusty_spoon posted:
Strip footing alfresco - does this mean no concrete slab?

Thanks StructuralBIMGuy

No footing plans yet. Just want to prepare myself for the discussion with the builder.
So the fact there is strip footings, is this indicative of a concrete pad?

1 year1 yearrusty_spoonrusty_spoon posted:
Strip footing alfresco - does this mean no concrete slab?

Hi
Just looking at my house plans that is yet to commence construction and noted the alfresco under the main roof is narrated 'strip footing only' (Paved by owner). Does…

Strip footing alfresco - does this mean no concrete slab?
1 year1 yearrusty_spoonrusty_spoon posted:
Frameless shower screen design - will it leak?

Hi
Rectangular shower, 1900 in length, three sides are tiled. Frameless shower screen 1900 from wall to wall. Ceiling mount shower each end.
Design A: 600 fixed glass, 700 door, 600 fixed…

1 year1 yearrusty_spoonrusty_spoon posted:
Do downlights need to line up?

Hi I just received my electrical plan.
I note the single hallway light does not line up with the row in the living area (refer to blue line). Would there be…

1 year1 yearrusty_spoonrusty_spoon posted:
Kitchen design query

thanks for your response. the glass would be translucent (i.e frosted) so it wouldn't be on display

1 year1 yearrusty_spoonrusty_spoon posted:
Kitchen design query

Currently in the initial stages of designing a house. We inserted a glass CSD between kitchen and laundry area and the designer suggested putting the same style CSD to the…

Kitchen design query
2 years2 yearsrusty_spoonrusty_spoon posted:
Does the council check tank compliance? (SA)

That's a great idea - thanks!

2 years2 yearsrusty_spoonrusty_spoon posted:
Does the council check tank compliance? (SA)

Just in the process of a new build and have become aware of the tank requirements:
- 5,000L retention tank
- 6,000L detention tank
- 2,000 fire tank
Block size is 800sqm.
This…

5 years5 yearsrusty_spoonrusty_spoon posted:
Roof restoration Adelaide

Can anyone recommend a good roof restorer in Adelaide?
Cheers

5 years5 yearsrusty_spoonrusty_spoon posted:
Improving look of built in planter box at front of house

Hi
I've recently purchased a house and wish to improve the general look of the front of the house.
I want to know what can be done to the bottom decorative…

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