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3 years3 yearssteevosteevo posted:
Wide Angle (100) vs Narrow angle (60) LED Downlights

I like the wider angles on decent LED downlights, as long as they have sufficient lumens to cope with the light dispersion, something in the 90 to 120 degree isn't…

4 years4 yearssteevosteevo posted:
Costs to upgrade ceiling and wall insulation

I concur, People spend ridiculous amounts on benchtops, taps and other non critical things, yet bulk at insulation upgrade costs, seems illogical to me, we upgraded our ceiling insulation to…

4 years4 yearssteevosteevo posted:
WWYD - Neighbour cut into our land for their retaining wall

true, so how far into your land did they excavate?

4 years4 yearssteevosteevo posted:
WWYD - Neighbour cut into our land for their retaining wall

considering the neighbours dont have a crystal ball to know your block would be cut and filled, they would have retained up to or just above natural ground level, so…

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4 years4 yearssteevosteevo posted:
WWYD - Neighbour cut into our land for their retaining wall

was fill used on your block?

4 years4 yearssteevosteevo posted:
WWYD - Neighbour cut into our land for their retaining wall

Im not following either, so if the retaining wall is on their boundary, why are you building a retaining wall behind it?, as in it would serve you and them?

4 years4 yearssteevosteevo posted:
Is there any benefits in muliple zoning in ducted air-con?

Definitely, why have the aircon trying to cool the whole house instead of the rooms you are in?, and if you have doors in the right places and enough zones,…

4 years4 yearssteevosteevo posted:
Most new homes have defective ceiling insulation

Building-expert, blind faith certainly is alive and well, Just look how good religion is doing!

4 years4 yearssteevosteevo posted:
Does this look normal?

So I spose we can only ask again ,and of course with only having the info we have been provided, how was this missed by people who do this for…

4 years4 yearssteevosteevo posted:
Quick Step Classic?

love to see some pics of the floor Haylie!

4 years4 yearssteevosteevo posted:
Slab requirements for lightweight cladding

fair point, one would assume brick would have a higher load rating then lightweight cladding on the slab, so would therefore require more substantial reinforcement?

4 years4 yearssteevosteevo posted:
DownPipe: Same or Different to Roof Colour!

"Is it very costly having downpipe a different colour to gutters/fascia?"
Nope, as they have to paint them anyways, so colour doesn't matter

4 years4 yearssteevosteevo posted:
I work in flooring - do you have a flooring question?

Howdy Michelle,
any chance when you are at work again, can you pleae check and tell me what colour and " hue" the QSM076 Moonlight oak light boards are (or…

4 years4 yearssteevosteevo posted:
Options instead of boring display homes

I understand mate! ;), really, the same basic layout/ floorplan can have a vastly different façade design depending on window size, type and location, roof pitches,…

4 years4 yearssteevosteevo posted:
Options instead of boring display homes

Just convince her it`s a blank canvas that can be improved upon, considering minor changes to a façade can have dramatic results and same with interior paint and décor (as…

4 years4 yearssteevosteevo posted:
LED vs fluorescent downlights

Its a very general observation, since downlights are available in a number of different beam degrees, they can be tailored to suit the situation, 30, 40, 60, 90 and 120…

4 years4 yearssteevosteevo posted:
Meter box on outside of main bedroom wall -leave it or move?

I think its not a concern, and to be honest if you have powerpoints on the wall that the bed is up against your are going to have cabling running…

4 years4 yearssteevosteevo posted:
Privacy - overlooking

if it worries you that much, put on some reflective mirror tint on the window, so light can still come in, but they will not be able to see in…

4 years4 yearssteevosteevo posted:
Wallpaper behind tv?

wouldn't last to long, that Is for sure :lol:

4 years4 yearssteevosteevo posted:
I work in flooring - do you have a flooring question?

Cheers for the suggestion Michelle!

4 years4 yearssteevosteevo posted:
Wallpaper behind tv?

Wallpaper behind the tv in a theatre?, I couldn't think of anything worse to be honest, lucky your not my missus, I would agree, as long as I can use…

4 years4 yearssteevosteevo posted:
I work in flooring - do you have a flooring question?

Hi Michelle,
we have picked Solver cape horn wall paint for our upcoming build and have chosen Quickstep classic boards for our flooring combined with charcoal carpet, we have been…

4 years4 yearssteevosteevo posted:
LED Downlights - new home - Osram or EcoBrilliant?

I tend to agree with Golight,
Bad information can cost you!
Things like CRI and lumens are important, if you like a true looking light, I would try to keep above 85-90…

4 years4 yearssteevosteevo posted:
Transportable homes- anybody done it? Where did you start??

Just be careful and check with a broker etc first,as I have heard banks are reluctant to lend on transportable homes
cheers
steve

4 years4 yearssteevosteevo posted:
Bathroom Reno - Disagreement with Wife - FINAL SOLUTION

Come off it,!,Im married and guess what, we talk about all decisions and work out what is right and most logical ,not what keeps a women happy!,and because emotion is…

5 years5 yearssteevosteevo posted:
SA Largs North First build - Got my keys!

Beauty mate!,bet your as hahppy as larry!,Looking forward to more pics!

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