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wake_me

Gumdale, Brisvegas
Joined 15 January 2009
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10 years10 yearswake_mewake_me posted:
Nut grass and turf

ooooooooooooohh ::surprise::
Lets hope i dont find them in the back yard next week....................
:D

10 years10 yearswake_mewake_me posted:
Nut grass and turf

Thanks Fu
OK, looks like i'll be busting my guts this weekend then.
I assume theres not much point waiting for the existing nut grass to die if i'm just going…

10 years10 yearswake_mewake_me posted:
Nut grass and turf

Thanks Fu,
I've been throwing in a bit of dishwashing liquid as a surfactant and tried food colouring so i could see where i'd sprayed, got a few funny looks for…

10 years10 yearswake_mewake_me posted:
Nut grass and turf

Thats the gear. None of mine have made it to the flowering stage yet, thanfully.
The consensus seems to be kill it, leave the existing soil alone and spread a thick…

10 years10 yearswake_mewake_me posted:
Nut grass and turf

It is a pain in the a$$ :wink:
http://www.cottoncrc.org.au/content/Ind ... grass.aspx
Taken from that link - 'It has been described as the…

10 years10 yearswake_mewake_me posted:
Nut grass and turf

Hi Fu,
I am looking at laying turf in the next few weeks but am unsure on the approach i should take to minimise nut grass infestation in the future. Our…

10 years10 yearswake_mewake_me posted:
Is there a Checklist for Certificate For Occupancy????

Shower screens, thats the only thing holding us up :oops:
We have been in since christmas but haven't got shower screens and can't get the final…

10 years10 yearswake_mewake_me posted:
Urgent help on CFL downlight layout

Hi casa,
Heres a link
http://www.blinklighting.com/product/ne ... ight---bc/
i got the non dimmable ones for $19 from Cetnaj. I bought all my electrical gear (clipsal saturn power points and…

10 years10 yearswake_mewake_me posted:
Exposed Concreter in Brisbane ?

Speak to barry at 'Splendid Concreting'. (i'll post the number tomorrow)
I had all my concreting done by them, slab and drive way (salt and pepper exposed) and down the whole…

10 years10 yearswake_mewake_me posted:
cost of plans

i got our 265m2 single storey drawn up by a drafty for $800. I'd already scaled and drawn them up accurately so it was ready to go and a…

10 years10 yearswake_mewake_me posted:
Urgent help on CFL downlight layout

Thanks Dylan and casa for your help.
I installed the cfl down lights down the hall way and in the ensuite and master bedroom yesterday and 2 in the kitchen. I…

10 years10 yearswake_mewake_me posted:
Urgent help on CFL downlight layout

Great! thanks casa. ::
They are 120 Jupiter's (non dimmable)
I'll be running 20W warm whites.
Which layout do you think would be suitable?

10 years10 yearswake_mewake_me posted:
Urgent help on CFL downlight layout

Thanks Dylan,
I am really after information in regards to recommended spacing / distance between CFL down lights. There is no info anywhere that i can find. :?

10 years10 yearswake_mewake_me posted:
Urgent help on CFL downlight layout

We are days away from moving in and although Christmas by candle light sounds nice, i'm no romantic. :roll:
I've got the first 10…

10 years10 yearswake_mewake_me posted:
I built it like this......nearly done.

Hi All, Its been a while since i touched base. The last few months have been a bit hectic with work flat out and plenty of lifes little issues keeping…

10 years10 yearswake_mewake_me posted:
Bank Paying invoice's

Remind the bank of the payment terms in your contract. I'm pretty sure that the bank are obliged to meet the contract terms. If they don't then they are putting…

10 years10 yearswake_mewake_me posted:
Laminex Gloss Benchtops

We went with diamond gloss laminex tops in our renovator we just finished. Only had the new kitchen for about 3 months before we sold it but had no problems…

10 years10 yearswake_mewake_me posted:
extra zoning costs???

I added an extra zone to my system and it was only an extra $250ish.
That was from 5 - 6 zones, so may be different if you have only got…

10 years10 yearswake_mewake_me posted:
Data, phone, FTA and speaker wiring plans

How about TV and Cat5 to the outside areas? Garage area? Just being devil's advocate, maybe it will jog your brain for other things. Internet to fridge area? Even if…

10 years10 yearswake_mewake_me posted:
Check Out My Plumber **Photo for you THEMAX!**

No not joking or bankrupt, in fact quite the opposite, company is growing at a rate of about 200% every year over the last 6 years.
I was simply putting…

10 years10 yearswake_mewake_me posted:
Data, phone, FTA and speaker wiring plans

Thanks for the info Pugs. The switch and then splitter system you detailed pretty much looks like what i need but i was hoping i would find something a bit…

10 years10 yearswake_mewake_me posted:
Data, phone, FTA and speaker wiring plans

Thanks
Antenna: no need for two splitters.
Is it ok to do it that way though because i can get splitters for nothing. i figured it would cut down the…

10 years10 yearswake_mewake_me posted:
Data, phone, FTA and speaker wiring plans

Thanks, i'll give them a call tomorrow.
Can you recommend a method to distribute fox through to multiple points? The longest run will be about 20m long.

10 years10 yearswake_mewake_me posted:
Check Out My Plumber **Photo for you THEMAX!**

I see this as pretty standard rates for a call out job for a one off client.
We charge $60 / hr for our qualified tradies ($65 for sparkies) and we…

10 years10 yearswake_mewake_me posted:
Data, phone, FTA and speaker wiring plans

No idea. Not that i know of and i doubt it, its a small "prestige" :roll: estate.
How would i find out? and what…

10 years10 yearswake_mewake_me posted:
Data, phone, FTA and speaker wiring plans

Almost finished running all the cabling for phone, data, free to air and fox but just wanted to see if there is anything else my sparky or i may not…

10 years10 yearswake_mewake_me posted:
Scratched Windows

Its not going to help you much now but i got all the windows covered in scratch protective goop. The whole house cost $150.
Seems, as usual, the HIA guideline is…

10 years10 yearswake_mewake_me posted:
Anyone installed their own sarking?

$60 / 50m roll. Did it myself so cant comment on install costs. Have heard some pretty hefty bills for install though. Cant see how, its dead easy.

10 years10 yearswake_mewake_me posted:
Smart Wiring for Dummies – Help Needed

Thanks Pugs, my sparky holds the electrical contractors license for our company and is licensed to run data. I spoke with him just before and he doesn't think i need…

10 years10 yearswake_mewake_me posted:
Smart Wiring for Dummies – Help Needed

Sorry to Hi Jack your thread Rubber noggin but i figured its better than starting another asking the same questions. :wink:
Hey Pugs,
My sparky (who is…

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