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Joined 10 January 2007
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5 years5 yearswantedwanted posted:
the great leak debate

Just ask the builder to provide evidence stating that this so called sealer on top of the tiles will make the bathroom complaint with AS3740
The tiles will need to be…

6 years6 yearswantedwanted posted:
the great leak debate

Is the shower hobless??? If so there is meant to be a water stop installed to stop water traveling outside the shower area between the tile and the waterproofing.…

10 years10 yearswantedwanted posted:
External Door Damage - Not Painted on all sides

After my phone call with my builder SPH I now remember the headaches they have caused me during this build. They treat there clients like complete idiots. Even when the…

10 years10 yearswantedwanted posted:
External Door Damage - Not Painted on all sides

Hi All
Can some please clarfiy the exact standard in the build code of aust or any aust standard that references a door as defective if all sides included top and…

12 years12 yearswantedwanted posted:
Raised Garden Beds - Parapet Wall

Hi All
After some discussion with my local council i need to build a retaining wall so that there is no soil touching their parapet wall. I plan on building the…

12 years12 yearswantedwanted posted:
Raised Garden Beds - Parapet Wall

In regards to the waterproofing, will a sheet of blueboard / villaboard and black builders plastic offer adequate protection to the wall.
I dont really want the neighbours complaining down the…

12 years12 yearswantedwanted posted:
Raised Garden Beds - Parapet Wall

Hi All
Just wondering what is the best product to use to waterproof a parapet wall.
I've built a raised garden bed along the boundray where my neighbour has a parapet wall…

12 years12 yearswantedwanted posted:
Kitchen Benchtop Pendant

Hi All
Need some help chasing a light fitting to go over my kitchen bench.
I've narrowed it down to two options......
1. Four light pendant from crompton lighting, i'm unsure if…

12 years12 yearswantedwanted posted:
How to release ventian blinds?

Hi lavalyte,
Those clips are fairly easy to release, just push in that clear section at the front and twist the blind so the rear of the blind pops out first…

13 years13 yearswantedwanted posted:
Backyard Design

Thanks for your input guys - my water feature is now turned into a fish pond :). getting hooked on koi and goldfish
Most of the left…

13 years13 yearswantedwanted posted:
Backyard Design

Google Sketchup - free download, easy to use.

13 years13 yearswantedwanted posted:
Backyard Design

It's were my garden shed is.

13 years13 yearswantedwanted posted:
Backyard Design

Hi All
I have finally decided on a backyard design. Only been in our house 1yr. Thought i would share my ideas with the crew.

What does everyone think??
Need to source…

Backyard Design
13 years13 yearswantedwanted posted:
BUILDING IN PERTH WITH SCOTT PARK HOMES

See the following thread in regards to issues i have had with this particular builder.
https://forum.homeone.com.au/viewtopic.p ... highlight=
Lets just say i will NEVER recommend them…

13 years13 yearswantedwanted posted:
Starserve Where to buy ? Best Price

Hi rowan
Try the following http://www.cbussales.com
I have purchased from this company before and was impressed by there service.
I also have a Clipsal Starserve panel in my home and love it
Anthony

14 years14 yearswantedwanted posted:
Any comments on Scott Park Homes WA

See the following thread in regards to issues i have had with this particular builder.
https://forum.homeone.com.au/viewtopic.p ... highlight=
Lets just say i will NEVER recommend them to anyone
Anthony
PM…

14 years14 yearswantedwanted posted:
Brick PlanterBox Footings

Hi Raul
The planterbox will be rendered to match the home. The design is currently changing to incorporate some type of cladding - maybe stacked stone or pebbles as i have…

14 years14 yearswantedwanted posted:
Vanderlay's holiday project!! (so far)....

Thanks Vanderlay
I'm assuming shuch a short span of 300mm from the first bearer to the house was so there is no need for a wall ledger???
Do the joists / board…

14 years14 yearswantedwanted posted:
Vanderlay's holiday project!! (so far)....

Hi Vanderlay
Excellent work with the deck.
Just a question regarding the construction as i'm planning my own deck shortly.
Did you use a wall ledger to support the joists near the sliding…

14 years14 yearswantedwanted posted:
Brick PlanterBox Footings

Hi All
I'm planning on constructing some brick planter boxes in my front yard, (see attached pic) out of brick - rendered finish.

I was wondering what would be the recommend…

Brick PlanterBox Footings
14 years14 yearswantedwanted posted:
Colour Advice

Just an update for you all.
We changed our main wall colour to Dulux Whisper White as my gut was telling me the China White was too dark.
Still need to paint…

14 years14 yearswantedwanted posted:
Colour Advice

Hi All,
I was wondering if i could get some input on possible feature wall colour combintations to go with our main wall colour we have selected???
Our main wall colour is…

15 years15 yearswantedwanted posted:
Refund For Independent Inspector

Just a little update.
After 6 months of fighting with my builder i'm glad to say i have a small victory.
The builder has agreed to render my entire home to match…

15 years15 yearswantedwanted posted:
9 Tips for Buying and Owning Carpet

Hey Michelle
Thats only 9 tips :)
Anthony

15 years15 yearswantedwanted posted:
Refund For Independent Inspector

Hi All
Has anyone had any success in receiving a refund for the cost of hiring an independent inspector to highlight faults in a home?
I've been having disputes with my builder…

15 years15 yearswantedwanted posted:
Positioning of steel lintels

Hi Beaner
Yes i am building in Perth.
With my Prelim Notice i informed that if the problems were not resolved i would go to the BDT.
This resulted in an onsite meeting…

15 years15 yearswantedwanted posted:
Positioning of steel lintels

Beaner
The Aus Stand can be purchased online only as far as i'm aware.
http://www.saiglobal.com/shop/Script/search.asp
From memory it's arount $170 - $180 fro the AS 3700. It is…

15 years15 yearswantedwanted posted:
Positioning of steel lintels

Beaner
I've just had the same issue with another builder in Perth.
I purchased the AS 3700 Aus Stad wich states the allowable tolerances for brickwork.
Facework brick non structural can have a…

15 years15 yearswantedwanted posted:
Your opinions on this please (brickwork)

Hi Scoofy
That brick work is of a poor standard. I would definately speak to the builder and get them to rectify. Make sure yor keep on top of this.
I…

15 years15 yearswantedwanted posted:
Dowell Windows & Frames

Thanks Strumer
Never thought of going to the library. Back to School i guess.
Will give the library a try. I might call the manufacture and see if the have any documentation…

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