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Joined 14 March 2021
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5 d5 dSpazzenSpazzen posted:
Are ductless range hoods really ductless?

You'd want to check the model specifically.
Even most ductless exhausts still vent out of the top of the unit, they just aren't ducted to the outside.
I.E, the air still goes…

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18 d18 dSpazzenSpazzen posted:
Fence appeared without any consultation??

If your neighbour offers a fence thats 4x the price of the one you have and to pay for it are you going to say no unless you specifically object…

19 d19 dSpazzenSpazzen posted:
Fence appeared without any consultation??

If you think reasonable enquires doesn't involve asking the Council for the contact details on the rates notice of the neighbouring property I've got a bridge to sell you.
And Councils…

19 d19 dSpazzenSpazzen posted:
Fence appeared without any consultation??

Not necessarily.
In Victoria the person who installed the fence is in breach of the Fences Act.
OP could in theory apply to the Magistrates' Court to have the fence removed (or…

26 d26 dSpazzenSpazzen posted:
Alfresco Tiles - Belga Grey vs Maximo Grey?

I've got maximo grey on my pillars out the front and belga grey on my floors.
I'm happy with both, no issues with it being too dark, but the Maximo has…

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27 d27 dSpazzenSpazzen posted:
Metricon owner Mario Biasin died today

Doesn't really matter what portion of revenue it is.
What portion of the owners prior profits is it?
If the business was going under why throw 30m at it?
If the profit margin…

1 month1 monthSpazzenSpazzen posted:
Is it possible to change stainless steel floor waste to tile

I had the tile insert floor wastes in my build for two showers, the tiler stuffed up and installed regular stainless steel ones.
He had to dig up the tiles around…

1 month1 monthSpazzenSpazzen posted:
Metricon owner Mario Biasin died today

All the constant bankruptcies of builders show is that the current system is flawed.
Deposits paid by clients should be held on trust, only usable for that clients build and the…

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1 month1 monthSpazzenSpazzen posted:
Tree house help

I'm no expert, but I'd have thought you'd likely want to add a diagonal cross beam for support like on a gate or crate.
https://images.squarespace-cdn.com/cont ... ormat=500w
something…

1 month1 monthSpazzenSpazzen posted:
New laundry/bathroom layout

Laundry in bathroom, seen it done before, not a fan but I get the space saving benefits.
Doing your ironing in the shared space seems insane though.
Someone wants to use the…

2 months2 monthsSpazzenSpazzen posted:
Kitchen layout help

It's not my favourite thing in the world, but you might want to consider opening up the laundry walls and doing one of those washing machines hidden under the kitchen…

2 months2 monthsSpazzenSpazzen posted:
Kitchen layout feedback

Option 1.
I like cooktops in islands, its what i've put in my new build.
but the island doesn't face the living area, so even if you use it you're not facing…

2 months2 monthsSpazzenSpazzen posted:
Non-standard Cat6 cable

Don't know what you bought but it doesn't sound like cat6 cable.
While there's a difference between cat 3, cat 5, cat 5e and cat6 one of the main differences is…

2 months2 monthsSpazzenSpazzen posted:
Aluminium doors hard to close.

Sometimes the channels top and bottom get filled with dust etc and stop it from closing all the way, might be worth cleaning it out if its a bit dirty.

2 months2 monthsSpazzenSpazzen posted:
Exposed wires/conduits NBN box

Just the installer being lazy, they should have used flexible conduit between the house and the box.
The installer who did my outside box did a worse job than that, and…

3 months3 monthsSpazzenSpazzen posted:
My build - GJ Gardners - Newport

Island is 1200*2890.
Sink is a Franke bowe 68cm
https://www.reece.com.au/product/franke ... JBEALw_wcB

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3 months3 monthsSpazzenSpazzen posted:
My build - GJ Gardners - Newport

Cooktop is a Westinghouse 900mm induction.
Exhaust is a schwiegen cassette unit, they're pricey but there's other alternatives.
It sits flush with the ceiling so nothing hangs down, think a ducted air…

3 months3 monthsSpazzenSpazzen posted:
Sisters Beach - Progress to date

Checking the site supervisors credentials?
What a waste of time, what are you going to do if you don't like it?
Say no? you're already locked into the contract, you arent going…

3 months3 monthsSpazzenSpazzen posted:
Ideas needed for updating kitchen cabinets

Without knowing the measurements it looks like two 600mm units.
You could get a 900mm induction cooktop and put 2 600mm ovens below it, 1 steam 1 normal for example.

3 months3 monthsSpazzenSpazzen posted:
Theatre Room COLOURS Help!

The real theatre room nerds go for a flat Munsell Neutral Grey.
You'd have to do some googling to work out exactly which one.
Something about it having really low amounts of…

3 months3 monthsSpazzenSpazzen posted:
Ducted zone not working now

Would depend on the brand, model and controller, best you could do is look up the manual for it and see what options there are.

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3 months3 monthsSpazzenSpazzen posted:
Ducted zone not working now

Some units can have additional settings that are commonly used in hotels and offices.
One of these is a cutoff range.
For example if you set it to 20c it will cool…

3 months3 monthsSpazzenSpazzen posted:
Ducted zone not working now

Some units do that when the fan speed is set to auto.
Try setting a fixed speed and see if that helps.

3 months3 monthsSpazzenSpazzen posted:
Ducted zone not working now

If it's just a single zone that won't work and the rest are its likely that the zone damper failed.
That's a metal plate in the ducting that either allows airflow…

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3 months3 monthsSpazzenSpazzen posted:
Paying for neighbours gate?

They're hoping you just pay.
I organised all my fencing and the contractor didn't even ask if I wanted it billed together, he simply gave me three invoices, one for each…

3 months3 monthsSpazzenSpazzen posted:
Zoned Ducted Reverse Cycle System

Options are baiscally.
Ducted
Zoned Ducted
Multi-Split
Split System
Ducted is what it sounds like, ducts but its all on or all off, pretty rare these days.
Zoned Ducted is ducts but you can turn off…

3 months3 monthsSpazzenSpazzen posted:
Laundry design with top loader washing machine

It really depends on how big the space is, maybe you can post a plan.
I have family with a top loader with a dryer next to it and when I…

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