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uncle_ant

Derrimut VIC
Joined 24 October 2006
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12 years12 yearsuncle_antuncle_ant posted:
Upgrading motar costs with PD

Hi, I was quoted $300 for a 26sq sized house.

12 years12 yearsuncle_antuncle_ant posted:
Concrete Driveways

Davinci, thanks for the reply. I am going to ask the concreter to cut the section out and re-pour. The crack is on an angle but between the…

12 years12 yearsuncle_antuncle_ant posted:
Concrete Driveways

Hi, what about clay soils? I had mine layed on clay soild just over two months ago and it is already cracked. The crack is also growing day-by-day…

12 years12 yearsuncle_antuncle_ant posted:
PD have finally started

No, not yet but had him pleading with me not to take action.

12 years12 yearsuncle_antuncle_ant posted:
GREYWATER TREATMENT

Hi Michelle
I wish the governments would step in and provide better subsidies for these systems. The better systems like this one procude class A water which is good for…

12 years12 yearsuncle_antuncle_ant posted:
PD have finally started

Concrats Clath,
Take lots of pitcures as it will be built before you know it. Having picture of the wall frames certainly helps as Adrian B mentioned in posts here.…

12 years12 yearsuncle_antuncle_ant posted:
External facia board - repainting

Most of the external painting products these days do not require primer, even for bare timber.
Correct me if I am wrong, but you should be able to paint directly over…

12 years12 yearsuncle_antuncle_ant posted:
AVATARS PLEASE!!!

Here's mine, says it all about me (nerd, etc, etc).
Tony.

12 years12 yearsuncle_antuncle_ant posted:
Timber Floor - Starting with the Basics !!! :-)

Hi Debbie
I will try and answer no. 4 as I have done a DIY laminate job in our new house recently. I guess it all depends on how 'handy'…

12 years12 yearsuncle_antuncle_ant posted:
Precision Doors & Blinds Pty Ltd (Wayne), trouble too?

What a load of #$$#^ I wrote above :evil: :!: Three weeks later after all was promised…

12 years12 yearsuncle_antuncle_ant posted:
Save YOUR bricks

Hi Rodda
Good idea, we did the same with our left overs. I could see at least a brick BBQ and maybe letterbox being made.
I asked our supervisor…

12 years12 yearsuncle_antuncle_ant posted:
Turning a carpet off-cut into a floor rug

Thanks all for the replies. I will do some calling around now I know it can be done. The carpet is a solution dyed nylon brand new, approx…

12 years12 yearsuncle_antuncle_ant posted:
Turning a carpet off-cut into a floor rug

Hello,
I have a couple of good sized carpet off-cuts that I would like to turn into floor rugs to go over parts of our laminate flooring. I would think…

12 years12 yearsuncle_antuncle_ant posted:
Nail or Glue Quads

Agreed with the last two replies, just stick to nails only. Glue would be quite messy and you will find that the walls are not dead straight so nailing…

12 years12 yearsuncle_antuncle_ant posted:
Precision Doors & Blinds Pty Ltd (Wayne), trouble too?

Ok, time for a happier update.
We now have 60% of the work done, so it is looking good. I received an appology over how everything has gone and the…

12 years12 yearsuncle_antuncle_ant posted:
Precision Doors & Blinds Pty Ltd (Wayne), trouble too?

Here is the latest:
He did not turn up that weekend, but came and installed the security door on 27/9. He told me that was done when I called on…

12 years12 yearsuncle_antuncle_ant posted:
Heating duct to bathroom & ensuite

Hi VJ,
I had a heating duct into the bathroom at our old place and it could be like an oven in there sometimes. It's was Ok when you were…

12 years12 yearsuncle_antuncle_ant posted:
Clueless Needing Gardening Help!

Hi Penjay
Sorry, should have mentioned them. They are a Plants Plus franchise:
Grevillea Nurseries
63-65 Railway Avenue
Werribee VIC 3030
Tel: 0397413100
Fax: 0397425356
The ladies name is Maree, very friendly and helpful. You…

12 years12 yearsuncle_antuncle_ant posted:
Clueless Needing Gardening Help!

Hi YSSIM
There is a nursery in our area that offers garden design services for quite a reasonable price. They can do a Computer Aided Design (CAD) drawing on your…

12 years12 yearsuncle_antuncle_ant posted:
Precision Doors & Blinds Pty Ltd (Wayne), trouble too?

Hi all
Thanks for the replies. What he said didn't add up at all, but this was after I had handed over the money.
Ed, I checked on ASIC too and…

12 years12 yearsuncle_antuncle_ant posted:
Precision Doors & Blinds Pty Ltd (Wayne), trouble too?

Ok, at this stage I am still having trouble working out if this bloke has just bad business management/communication or is taking me for a complete ride. After talking…

12 years12 yearsuncle_antuncle_ant posted:
10 QUESTIONS.

I am thinking about feature walls, would you recommend wall paper as an alternative to dark paints? I have noticed darker paints show any plaster imperfections.

12 years12 yearsuncle_antuncle_ant posted:
Precision Doors & Blinds Pty Ltd (Wayne), trouble too?

Hello, has anyone else used Wayne from Precision Doors & Blinds Pty Ltd? He said to us he has done other jobs/quotes within our area (Tarneit Vic). He has taken…

12 years12 yearsuncle_antuncle_ant posted:
Burnt Stove Top

Hi Lily
Not 100% sure if this will work for your problem, but I know it works for grease stains.
Sprikle your stove top with Bicarb Soda, then pour some white vinegar…

12 years12 yearsuncle_antuncle_ant posted:
Your new Laundry

Hi
We have just finished building recently and forgot this one. A drain in the laundry floor just in case of any tub or washing machine floods.
I did this twice…

12 years12 yearsuncle_antuncle_ant posted:
Concrete Driveways

That's spot on, just had ours done. It will also be put over a layer of compacted crushed rock (road base)

12 years12 yearsuncle_antuncle_ant posted:
The latest addition to the house

Nice work Adrian, looks great :!: :D

12 years12 yearsuncle_antuncle_ant posted:
TP v's Merb decking

Hi Shooey
When I said Cypress I really should have checked first, when I sold timber it was quite popular.
I am also looking at decking materials and found this link, …

12 years12 yearsuncle_antuncle_ant posted:
Cost on top of standard house package

Hi Hank
I just built with PD and spent the base house price plus another 12% on upgrades to the standard inclusions and a small extension. In my opinion you…

12 years12 yearsuncle_antuncle_ant posted:
Post Contract Variation

Hi Antoxa
We built with PD and had about five post contract variations. There were no additional fees other than the cost of any changes to materials, etc. These…

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