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TheOK

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8 years8 yearsTheOKTheOK posted:
Borrowing power and overtime

show only your group certificate ..let them figure it out

8 years8 yearsTheOKTheOK posted:
Builder wants to lay plastic on bearers before wood floors??

Hi Hedi, you really need to speak to an engineer, he/she will assess your home and give you a professional solution. Stuff the insurance company ..you're the customer.

8 years8 yearsTheOKTheOK posted:
Condensation

Incorrect, the vents in older homes were used for drawing air from the outside to prevent open fireplaces from stalling (heat rises) and releasing smoke into the room/s.

8 years8 yearsTheOKTheOK posted:
Mice

Best bait I've used in snap traps is almond kernel. I feed a stripped cat5 wire through the center and tie it to the trap, can't be licked off like…

8 years8 yearsTheOKTheOK posted:
recess ceiling - does it weaken the structure in any way?

I understand where your coming from , just to put some perspective on the matter, most tradespersons will adhere to the maximum allowance e.g drill the largest acceptable hole in…

8 years8 yearsTheOKTheOK posted:
recess ceiling - does it weaken the structure in any way?

short answer ..no
long answer .. no,no,no,no,no,no
relax, no one would approve a structure if it didn't meet regulatory building codes.

8 years8 yearsTheOKTheOK posted:
SWEATY SINK!!!!!! VERY WEIRD

The plumber has already checked for leaks
The plumber has never seen anything like it. He has checked for leaks and says the temperature in the cupboard is ok. The dishwasher…

8 years8 yearsTheOKTheOK posted:
SWEATY SINK!!!!!! VERY WEIRD

Does it happen when the cabinet doors are left open?
Do you have a waste bin under the sink?
Do you store wet sponges/cleaning cloths under the sink?

8 years8 yearsTheOKTheOK posted:
Attaching Surfboard to Brick

CRT TV wall bracket ..about $30

Attaching Surfboard to Brick
8 years8 yearsTheOKTheOK posted:
The death of the backyard

Time is a traveller ...Tenterfield Saddler ... http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LcoftBFTooc

8 years8 yearsTheOKTheOK posted:
The death of the backyard

I grew up in a large household, we had a large backyard and rarely used it for playing in, we kicked the footy, played cricket, rode our bikes and billy…

8 years8 yearsTheOKTheOK posted:
The death of the backyard

I'd rather have less yard and more parkland for the council to maintain. :P Having more than what you need can be a…

8 years8 yearsTheOKTheOK posted:
Artwork Suggestions/Colour Help - new help needed!

Nice room..
I agree with d@n, the rug is too small.
imo.. the TV needs to be lowered.
just a suggestion ..5 prints (include the blinds) on the window wall and…

Artwork Suggestions/Colour Help - new help needed!
8 years8 yearsTheOKTheOK posted:
Calculating "building period"

..is it important enough to argue over?

8 years8 yearsTheOKTheOK posted:
Curtains mixed with high ceilings and picture rails - wwyd?

Assuming sarahlou2's picture rail is like you have demonstrated... that'll look great Ikon (calculate distances between ceiling, pelmet and picture rail) ...Golden Ratio.

8 years8 yearsTheOKTheOK posted:
5 Ingredient recipes... share yours

I hosting a dinner party tomorrow night, ..only six courses ..would you like an invite?

8 years8 yearsTheOKTheOK posted:
Curtains mixed with high ceilings and picture rails - wwyd?

Picture rails will encourage your eye to focus there, it may seem a little odd in your mind if your drawn to focus into both areas. Aesthetics is a…

8 years8 yearsTheOKTheOK posted:
Cheap Qualified Electrician

I'll see your :wink: and raise an eyebrow.

8 years8 yearsTheOKTheOK posted:
Cost of building a Basement

Thanks for some input but you can built a 2 storey spec home for @250>300k complete with walls flooring etc & people quote 150k+ for an empty basement?? doesn't add…

8 years8 yearsTheOKTheOK posted:
Cheap Qualified Electrician

If that's the case then why did she edit her post? ..it wasn't for a spell check, there's a spelling mistake.
Pleeeeease............ I saw what was posted.

8 years8 yearsTheOKTheOK posted:
Cheap Qualified Electrician

Defensive :shock: :lol: ..I should have quoted what you posted before you edited ...guess you had nothing to hide…

8 years8 yearsTheOKTheOK posted:
Drought Resistant Flowers

The dried variety are the most resistant, but they're soooooooo 70's. :P :wink:

8 years8 yearsTheOKTheOK posted:
Puffy Paint??

well I'll be ...that's something I've not seen before.

8 years8 yearsTheOKTheOK posted:
Cheap Qualified Electrician

Rhiannon and Matthew, publicly announcing you're happy to ** the tax office is ... umm plain silly.

8 years8 yearsTheOKTheOK posted:
Puffy Paint??

Plaster, cornice adhesive.

8 years8 yearsTheOKTheOK posted:
Cost of building a Basement

I know of a cellar that cost $130k ..empty

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