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Building Liberty 45 Vogue in Dee Why

From what I understand, it allows for a better follow of water, like the stink pipe for the sewer. I would have thought it would have been at the highest…

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Building Liberty 45 Vogue in Dee Why

Is it an air admittance valve?

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Canberra custom KDR

Ooh, I like the shoe seat, I'm pinching that one for sure.

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Canberra custom KDR

Looking great! You must be getting excited.

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Energy Recovery Systems

Is was able to convert the PDF file to JPG.

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Energy Recovery Systems

I agree, it is a pleasant climate.... except for three last 3 months with all the humidity
I designed the house with 4 zones. 1)Lounge/dining 2) Master bed 3) guest…

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Canberra custom KDR

Thanks Algernon, probably a more cost effective way of getting the clean finish we want. I'll have to look into the costing of the two methods. They have YouTube info…

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Canberra custom KDR

Thanks for that, I would be very interested in the photos. We're about to do an owner build (just received our CC). With the doors, I wondered if you would…

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Canberra custom KDR

Hi Algernon, I've been watch and enjoying your build. Would you be able to enlighten me on how the reveals for the windows are going to be done? Will they…

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Airflow in the Tropics

My 2 cents for what it is worth. Unless your going to aircon the room insulation isn't going to have much effect as there is little (I assume) variation in…

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Energy Recovery Systems

Thanks for that, I looked at the link and see Mitsubishi have the system here as well. Amazing how much time is spent researching new things.

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Energy Recovery Systems

I agree, however the Odyssey system is removing the roof space air to the outside until the internal living space is higher than the outside air. It then sucks…

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Energy Recovery Systems

www.recoveryvent.com.au are the ones who quoted. They are at emu plains here in Sydney. I became interested in this system when I was designing the house. There is a YouTube…

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Refridgeration Mechanic Help needed please.

Sounds possible. If you have enough vents, it should be balanced. Have you checked the return to see if it's coming out of there. It has to be going somewhere.…

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Energy Recovery Systems

Was meant to say "tight house"

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Energy Recovery Systems

Hi everyone. I'm thinking of installing an ERV in a new build on the Northern Beaches Sydney.
I understand that you need a really to house for optimum results.
I…

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Insulation Batts

Thanks Alex
I probably will go with the 2.5, it's only a small extra cost but small things do add up over the build.
I agree, installation of the product is the…

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Insulation Batts

Twas wondering if anyone can help. I've been looking at insulation batts for walls. Researching on the net, R2 cost about $3.80/ M² and R2.5 is double at about $7.60…

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OB in SA - The "Fun Stuff" Stage

Hi Twylamc, is that Hombre putting on hydrochloric or ESP? Thanks, Bruce

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New grass really spread out, should I be worried?

If you mix the seed with sand and then spread you will end up with a more even coverage. I'd leave it for a bit longer and see what comes…

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Porter Davis - Madison 40

For me, it's C. I think it will blend better with the inevitable mould that comes with age.

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OB in SA - The "Fun Stuff" Stage

Really good idea, another one to put on the list

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Installing cedar ceiling lining on steel frame

I would attach it to battens. For a start you can straighten the alignment so the finish is flat and will be a lot easier to attach the boards to…

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OB in SA - The "Fun Stuff" Stage

Thanks for that, your relationship sounds a lot like ours. Re the bath, maybe a small fold up plastic stool ****** on its side, the ones you push the sides…

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OB in SA - The "Fun Stuff" Stage

That's the plan for us as well, we have another property we can stay at till the end of the build, I think there is a trap to move in…

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OB in SA - The "Fun Stuff" Stage

Howdy Twylamc, we have the DA approved and now getting the certifier. To go through council it would cost $1700 which includes the CC, 4 inspections and the occupancy…

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OB in SA - The "Fun Stuff" Stage

Rather keen on the double mirrors

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Building warranty insurance

From what I understand, you are liable for anything that's not covered by the contractors insurance in that 7 year 6 month time period and it would be up to…

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Owner Builders-Sydney

Hi Jackie10, which part of Sydney are you building in and how far along are you? I'm in Belrose and just have my DA approved.

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