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Joined 10 October 2021
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3 months3 monthssmiatkesmiatke posted:
Under house retaining wall

Hi supersleuth, thanks for your reply.
Is your reasoning for not using the steel stumps for the retaining wall the same as the concerns I had, or something else?
Can I…

4 months4 monthssmiatkesmiatke posted:
Under house retaining wall

Hello,
We live on a very steep block and our house is built on concrete/steel stumps. We have a space under our house which I would like to "box-in" and…

1 year1 yearsmiatkesmiatke posted:
Roofing sheet profile

I'm wondering if anyone can help me identify the roofing sheet type I have on my house - see below.
The roof is approximately 40 years old (I think)
Approximate dimensions are:
Distance…

2 years2 yearssmiatkesmiatke posted:
Weeding on a steep slope

Hi,
We live on a steep block in the Dandenong Ranges in Victoria. We are looking to weed a slope at our property which is covered in Ivy and Periwinkle.
On…

2 years2 yearssmiatkesmiatke posted:
Disassembling brickwork

Thanks Chippy.
Do you think scraping out some of the mortar first would help the process?
Using a power tool would generate a lot of dust which isn't really practical,…

2 years2 yearssmiatkesmiatke posted:
Disassembling brickwork

Hi,
I am wanting to remove a brick fireplace hearth from our house. The brickwork is built on two separate sheets of what I am fairly sure is asbestos.
I…

3 years3 yearssmiatkesmiatke posted:
Painting asbestos

I haven't actually checked while the fire has been running and it's unlikely we'll fire it up again this year now. I believe it is a double walled flue though.…

3 years3 yearssmiatkesmiatke posted:
Painting asbestos

Hi,
We recently bought a house and before doing so had a building inspection undertaken.
The inspector identified that an upstairs cupboard, which the flue from the downstairs fireplace runs through,…

Painting asbestos
3 years3 yearssmiatkesmiatke posted:
Rainwater harvesting tank overflow

From what I can see both tanks only have outlets which are about 30cm from the base of the tank. Is this different to a low drain valve?
Currently both tanks…

3 years3 yearssmiatkesmiatke posted:
Rainwater harvesting tank overflow

Thanks for the info - really useful.
Yes the water was gushing out of the diverter. It is possibly also damaged from previous use.
Interesting about the meshed outlets. Not…

3 years3 yearssmiatkesmiatke posted:
Rainwater harvesting tank overflow

The head at the lower tank, shown in my first photo is approximately 2.5m. Not sure if this is relevant but the inlet to the lower tank is approximately 4m…

3 years3 yearssmiatkesmiatke posted:
Rainwater harvesting tank overflow

Hi,
We have recently bought a property on a quite steep slope. We have two tanks, one "upper" tank next to the house which harvests water directly off the roof, and…

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