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Sethor

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Joined 27 March 2017
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2 months2 monthsSethorSethor posted:
Floor Plan Symbols

Sparky will normally install on final fit off, should not be an issue unless you have a suspended first floor slab above your laundry.

2 months2 monthsSethorSethor posted:
Retaining Wall Responsibilities

If you both have altered natrual ground level along boundary its fair to pay 50/50. If it was only one side that changed natrual ground level they sould bare…

3 months3 monthsSethorSethor posted:
Boundary wall - who owns it?

Its not a boundary wall , it's the side of their house. They are normally built 50mm~ in from boundary the line, so you will need permission. If you can't…

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3 months3 monthsSethorSethor posted:
high end refrigerators

If you're looking for high end take a look at & , I have two Liebherrs which are great but the Monolith & Sub-Zero are in another league.

1 year1 yearSethorSethor posted:
Appliance tower - 3 appliances too much?

Can you move the microwave away from the oven stack? Possibly somewhere under the bench. With three appliances stacked, the top unit will be quite high putting users at risk…

1 year1 yearSethorSethor posted:
Trust owns your property

There is no simple example to say its beneficial or not, it really depends on your situation. I would recommend speaking to your accountant. Trusts can be beneficial for asset…

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1 year1 yearSethorSethor posted:
Electrical upgrades

Also required for some Induction Cooktops.

1 year1 yearSethorSethor posted:
Home Security cameras - 2 Storey

Its not ideal to have cameras mounted up too high, maybe just our of arms reach is good. So if you go with the wireless option you should be able…

1 year1 yearSethorSethor posted:
Ducted Vacuum

I previously lived in a place which had ducted vacuum, it does have its pros & cons.
+ Suction Power
+ All dust sucked up leaves room
+ Quiet
- Long hose rubs…

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1 year1 yearSethorSethor posted:
Double door vs single door?

Single door for me, much more secure. Double doors give thieves an easy entry point into house.

1 year1 yearSethorSethor posted:
Home Security Camera options

1. Milesight MS-C5375-PB2.8, MS-C2975-PB2.8 & MS-C5375-EPB (bought various models for comparison)
2. Five atm planning on adding two more.
3. 1x front, 1x each side & 2x at back
4. All…

1 year1 yearSethorSethor posted:
Hot water system - heat pump vs continuous flow vs solar

The Chromagen models seem to have good reviews online. But if you want to look at other models consider the , & . Stay away from the Rheem &…

1 year1 yearSethorSethor posted:
Owner Supplied electrical points

Well they are not supplying the items, Just go through electrical plan & work out what is required. Make sure you specify correct wiring requirements for what your planning to…

1 year1 yearSethorSethor posted:
Kitchen Silicone discoloured after a few weeks

I would not use the Selleys product, it may cause damage to your benchtop. Just buy a plastic removal tool like this stay away from metal ones as it…

1 year1 yearSethorSethor posted:
Shelf in shower

OP is most likely in WA, so builders quote is about right as brickie will need to do extra leaf of bricks for shower niche.

1 year1 yearSethorSethor posted:
HELP !! broken vacpan

Just buy new unit & replace or pull required parts off that?
$43.50 delivered
https://valet.com.au/products/product/vac-355
There is a few installation videos online like this

1 year1 yearSethorSethor posted:
Shadowline Cornice and skirting

I'd go with Splayed as well.

2 years2 yearsSethorSethor posted:
Which one to choose? DEWALT or Makita Impact Driver

Both look like non-Australian models, Personally I'd say away from DeWalt they have not kept up with advancement (i.e battery technology) with other brands & have certainly fallen out of…

2 years2 yearsSethorSethor posted:
Builder Recommendation for a narrow lot in Perth Petro

Most builders will work in established areas, you just have to find one your happy to go with.

2 years2 yearsSethorSethor posted:
Dishwasher Recess / Built-In

If you want a semi or fully integrated dishwasher you will need a cabinetmaker to do up the front panel & kick plate. But most integrated dishwashers need a 600mm…

2 years2 yearsSethorSethor posted:
No sarking...should I do something else??

Sarking is a BCA requirement if any of the rafters are over 6m long.
https://www.bradfordinsulation.com.au/h ... nd-sarking

2 years2 yearsSethorSethor posted:
Lock up payment

Also note if your build is financed your bank will have a lock up valuation done when payment is requested.

2 years2 yearsSethorSethor posted:
Lock up payment

We had our lock up invoice before ground floor rendering was complete, if you have a acrylic render finish it will be one of the last items done as builder…

2 years2 yearsSethorSethor posted:
First Build with Summit Perth WA

Has the leak reduced/stopped with A/c now off? if not it could be leak in plumbing lines in roof.

2 years2 yearsSethorSethor posted:
Skirting board alternative for polished concrete

I think the Splay skirting goes well with Shadowline.

2 years2 yearsSethorSethor posted:
Double brick - Internal wall finish

Do you work for Summit? They are pretty much the only builder to glorify drywall in the same way 101 Residential tries to push their Masterwall system.

2 years2 yearsSethorSethor posted:
Double brick - Internal wall finish

I can tell you first hand Zorzi don't dry wall. There would be heaps of 100+ year old homes in Perth with original plaster walls, do you think drywall is…

2 years2 yearsSethorSethor posted:
Double brick - Internal wall finish

We just did not want to deal with the hairline cracks you get with settling, just seen to many houses hairline cracks in plasterwork in staircases.

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