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20 d20 dsionghuasionghua posted:
Does gypsum need to be reapplied?

Moved into a house with existing lawn, while digging down to install the pop-up sprinkler I found that the top soil is not that thick and clay soil underneath, likely…

1 year1 yearsionghuasionghua posted:
Complaints with real estate agent in Craigieburn VIC

I have a house in Craigieburn VIC that I want to sell. I am in the process of looking for real estate agents.
Can anyone please share with me their experience…

4 years4 yearssionghuasionghua posted:
Grace Removals vs Transcorp?

Hi,
I am moving from Melbourne to Geelong, got a few quotes and it now comes down to either Grace Removals or Transcorp. Anyone used both of them and has recommendation?
Pricing…

4 years4 yearssionghuasionghua posted:
safe suburb + good government primary school in Geelong?

Due to work I have to relocate to Geelong, work is along Colac Rd near Geelong Ring Road. Which government primary school is best in Geelong? Any safe suburbs around?

4 years4 yearssionghuasionghua posted:
Can someone help identify this grass?

Hi,
Can someone help identify this grass? I killed most of it but apparently some are coming back.
https://www.dropbox.com/s/e7mak1s5u57p3 ... .15.00.jpg

4 years4 yearssionghuasionghua posted:
Suggestions to restart nature strip

Hi BeatrixKiddo,
Thanks for the suggestions. I called up council today and complained about nature strip not been reinstated after house building, guess what they agreed to reinstate my nature strip.…

4 years4 yearssionghuasionghua posted:
Suggestions to restart nature strip

Thanks so much BeatrixKiddo for your reply, finally someone is responding :-) I will try your advice about oversowing pure Kikuyu seed in October, hopefully the…

4 years4 yearssionghuasionghua posted:
Suggestions to restart nature strip

Hi Everyone,
We moved in to our current house in Melbourne about 2 years ago and never have time to look after the nature strip after it was left by the…

6 years6 yearssionghuasionghua posted:
How to install external blind?

hi you are right, my bad, thanks for the advice.

6 years6 yearssionghuasionghua posted:
best time of the year to install air conditioner?

What is the best time of the year to install a reverse cycle air conditioner split unit? As in when is the off peak period that I can get the…

6 years6 yearssionghuasionghua posted:
Reputable air cond installer in Melbourne?

Looking at either Daikin/Fujitsu/Mitsubishi 7.2 KW cooling split unit installation in Craigieburn, Melbourne.

6 years6 yearssionghuasionghua posted:
Good roller shutter installer in Melbourne?

Hi, I am looking at installing roller shutter during winter (for cheaper prices). Any reputable roller shutter installer/company in Melbourne that I can be sure they will do a good…

6 years6 yearssionghuasionghua posted:
Reputable air cond installer in Melbourne?

Hi, I am looking at installing a split unit during winter (for cheaper prices). Any reputable air cond installer/company around that I can be sure they will do a good…

6 years6 yearssionghuasionghua posted:
How to install external blind?

Hi,
I am thinking of installing external blind but the above of my windows only has cement sheet (FC infill) rather than brick. I believe I can't install external blind due…

6 years6 yearssionghuasionghua posted:
Noise in the ceiling when turning on and off the water tap

I had plumber came over twice to put down some clips, it helps but can hear the noise. I was advised by the plumber that no water hammer arrester/air vent/air…

6 years6 yearssionghuasionghua posted:
Termguard or other termite company?

I went to termguard web site and found that there is only 1 company in Melbourne, the other closest one is at the mornington peninsula.

6 years6 yearssionghuasionghua posted:
Termguard or other termite company?

Hi, I just moved into a newly built house and the termite protection was done by Termguard, The documentation states that all inspection andtop up will need to be done…

6 years6 yearssionghuasionghua posted:
Noise in the ceiling when turning on and off the water tap

The house is still in maintenancd period. Is this considered a defect that I can ask the builder to put in more clips with no charge?

6 years6 yearssionghuasionghua posted:
Noise in the ceiling when turning on and off the water tap

Hi,
We have just moved into a newly built house. There is a noise in the ceiling when we turn on and off the water tap. What could be wrong with…

6 years6 yearssionghuasionghua posted:
Most energy efficient external bind colour?

Hi, I am looking at
http://www.coolaroo.com/products/coolar ... uctRef=133
My question is which colour of the blind has the best energy efficiency at blocking sun light and heat?
I understand…

6 years6 yearssionghuasionghua posted:
Archicentre maintenance period inspection?

Hi,
I have recently moved into a new house and next month is when 3 months maintenance period is up. I have Archicentre completed independent inspection during frame, lock up…

6 years6 yearssionghuasionghua posted:
Window architrave

Hi,
I have recently moved into a house I build, but I found that the opening of windows architraves are not as described in the plans, although the external opening does…

6 years6 yearssionghuasionghua posted:
Clip under kitchen sink

I hope they will do that but I don't think they will as it's a caesar stone bench top. I notice a note about the bench top last month about…

6 years6 yearssionghuasionghua posted:
Clip under kitchen sink

Hi,
I went to my house's pre-handover inspection this morning, and found that the kitchen sink is not installed properly (see link to photo below). They said they are going to…

7 years7 yearssionghuasionghua posted:
When to apply for utility connections?

The builder just completed fitting stage, I am wondering when can I arrange for utility connections? I would prefer to have utilities connection ready so that I can check the…

7 years7 yearssionghuasionghua posted:
Payment and defects

Hi,
I called Consumer Affairs twice to ask about payment before defects were fixed. The first time I was told I should make progress payment and raise defects repair later. The…

7 years7 yearssionghuasionghua posted:
Lock up stage?

Mine does not have that clause, just plain lock up stage. I guess there has been some delay due toweather, hopefully they are doing some work inside of the house.

7 years7 yearssionghuasionghua posted:
Possibly delayed?

Hi,
The house I am building is close to lock up stage, there are still 3 months left before completion (all the fixings, gardening, fencing etc). Do you think they have…

7 years7 yearssionghuasionghua posted:
Lock up stage?

Hi,
My house is near to lock up stage, I have a look in the contract and Consumer Vic web site it says that all external wall cladding have to be…

7 years7 yearssionghuasionghua posted:
Defective lumber in house frame

I have recently been informed by my builder that the frame stage of my house has finished and they asked me to pay. I went to the site today and…

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