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Bayside Victoria
Joined 25 April 2007
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7 years7 yearsSteveoSteveo posted:
A question about the storm water pipes

If I can ask different storm water question. Our builder didn't calculate the fall to the kerb Chanel and wants $8k to build an underground water tank in the from…

8 years8 yearsSteveoSteveo posted:
Anyone with a glass splashback around a window splashback?

poorly worded question on my part,
::smile::
On your second and third photo you can see the metalic silver splashback and then you see…

8 years8 yearsSteveoSteveo posted:
Anyone with a glass splashback around a window splashback?

Me too ::wornout::
It looks like the leading edge of the splashback is the colour of the backing paint ? or is it clear…

8 years8 yearsSteveoSteveo posted:
Anyone with a glass splashback around a window splashback?

Perfect thank you inamet09 !!!!!!!!!
The tiler is saying it is difficult to make the wall splash back 'edge' (the 5mm odd and where it meets the sill splash…

8 years8 yearsSteveoSteveo posted:
Anyone with a glass splashback around a window splashback?

Hi iname09, love the splashback. Is the glass in the sill ? We are looking at something similar (Although we don't have any cupboards above the glasssplashback) and the builder…

8 years8 yearsSteveoSteveo posted:
Bamboo Flooring?

I forgot about this link, thanks for re posting Dollar

8 years8 yearsSteveoSteveo posted:
Bamboo Flooring?

we tried PTF in Cheltendham and they seem ok, narrowed down to Mosowood and Style flooring.
Will check the warranty on both
edit :" Appears to be the same 25…

8 years8 yearsSteveoSteveo posted:
Plastering Eaves

thanks Bashworth and Bstar, I must admit that although I expected to pay a variation I wasn't expecting the answers ::smile::
I think for the…

8 years8 yearsSteveoSteveo posted:
Plastering Eaves

Hi all,
I am sure I am going to get my terminology wrong, however I will have a go.
We have eaves on our house and the external ceiling material (I think…

8 years8 yearsSteveoSteveo posted:
Is your new house build behind schedule ? ** Poll **

I believe our build was delayed because builder has taken on more jobs then he could handle.

8 years8 yearsSteveoSteveo posted:
Is your new house build behind schedule ? ** Poll **

Perhaps there are some politicians looking at this thread who can comment ?
or some people in the industry who want to comment on the poll ?
:th:

8 years8 yearsSteveoSteveo posted:
Is your new house build behind schedule ? ** Poll **

so after 26 votes more than 50% are past the due date. For people about to sign a new contract, it may be worth rethinking contracts penalties (although they don't…

8 years8 yearsSteveoSteveo posted:
Is your new house build behind schedule ? ** Poll **

Crikey, kb46, is that from a slack builder taking sweet time, or have you moved in and they havent come back to finish off the remaining items?

8 years8 yearsSteveoSteveo posted:
Is your new house build behind schedule ? ** Poll **

Hi all, with our house 8 weeks behind schedule (currently at lock up, was meant to be finished Dec 15 2010), my DW and I were wandering how common this…

8 years8 yearsSteveoSteveo posted:
Gas Powered AirCon (GPAC) - any users?

Hi Eve dweller, I think the GPAC units are about $22K for a 38squ home, will find out later today.
For us, our builder has come back at the last…

8 years8 yearsSteveoSteveo posted:
Gas Powered AirCon (GPAC) - any users?

Hi all,
I was doing some AC research and stumbled on the gas powered Air Con and Heating system - Brand is Yanmar and provided by Origin energy.

8 years8 yearsSteveoSteveo posted:
LED downlights

Thanks Casa and LEDehtusiast,
I went to the sparkie with the GU10 CFL comment; and after some reasearch he has come back recomending Halogen low watt IRC (I hope I got…

8 years8 yearsSteveoSteveo posted:
LED downlights

So looks like theres nothing exciting in the world of LED's as yet ? If I understand the threads correctly, is the view (unless you can afford LED) to go…

8 years8 yearsSteveoSteveo posted:
uh oh, is the slab in right position?

Hi all,
My neighbour believes my new slab is in the wrong spot. Basically the distance from slab to his wall is not what the dispensation drawings indicated. I don't believe…

9 years9 yearsSteveoSteveo posted:
Building Inspectors- A YES OR NO?

Hi All ! any recomendations for an Independant Inspector in Melbourne ? Read the thread and on balance, and for me, I would like to use one.

9 years9 yearsSteveoSteveo posted:
Architect Required

Hi MMicallef,
I used a draftsman for my design and he was great - actualy listened to what we wanted. Also a lot cheaper then an architect. He is Geelong based…

9 years9 yearsSteveoSteveo posted:
Home Network Brainstorming

Thanks Pugs, it is for Foxtel - just reading old threads on the complexity of distributing Foxtel HD and the added complexity of multiroom control versus buying Foxtels own Multiroom…

9 years9 yearsSteveoSteveo posted:
Home Network Brainstorming

Hi all, great thread and especially as the builders sparky is not accessible to me as yet. If I can hijack thread slighlty, I have 10 x TV points coming…

9 years9 yearsSteveoSteveo posted:
CaesarStone White Shimmer 3142

No Photos but DW went with White Shimmer as soon as she saw it - was going aurora nova but this has been discontinued which is why we looked at…

9 years9 yearsSteveoSteveo posted:
Roof tiles or Colourbond?

Colourbond also :z: love the sound of rain on roof,,,

9 years9 yearsSteveoSteveo posted:
How big is your backyard.....what should be the minimum?

We have 10x 14m also. Tossing up if we add in a pool however a bit nervous about how much of the backyard it will eat up. the balancing act…

9 years9 yearsSteveoSteveo posted:
DownPipe: Same or Different to Roof Colour!

We are leaning to surfmist with the antique white, I think that will blend in ok.

9 years9 yearsSteveoSteveo posted:
DownPipe: Same or Different to Roof Colour!

Looks Like Woodland for fascias and gutters, re the downpipes, it appears that "Classic Cream" is the closest in colour - (looks like a dirty white on my puter, anyone…

9 years9 yearsSteveoSteveo posted:
DownPipe: Same or Different to Roof Colour!

Soooo is that a maybe ?? ::hyst:: ::hyst::
Thanks for your advice the DW is right agai

9 years9 yearsSteveoSteveo posted:
DownPipe: Same or Different to Roof Colour!

Hi All ::wornout::
We are building a contemporary double storey home with a Pitched ColourBond roof in WoodLand Grey.
We have both agreed on Antique…

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