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    The sleeper deck looks great SBD! :2tsup: I...

    The sleeper deck looks great SBD! :2tsup:

    I used crapiarta TP sleepers on a small deck here. It's cheaper than decking, and I like the chunky look.
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    Hi pramkish It's Fordred plumbing listed in the...

    Hi pramkish
    It's Fordred plumbing listed in the White pages;
    Fordred Tony Plumbing Service

    0411 641 059
    Mobile Service
    101 Powder Works Rd
    North Narrabeen NSW 2101

    He won't go far from the...
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    My heat pump unit was installed on the third of...

    My heat pump unit was installed on the third of last month, and I'm still waiting for the rebates. I should pull my finger out and claim the RECs. I haven't got around to that yet.

    It broke down...
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    That's better. A picture is worth a thousand...

    That's better. A picture is worth a thousand words.
    I've got black glass splash backs in my kitchen.

    You could think outside the square if you wanted to be funky and pay a bit extra;...
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    No wuckers. This one’ll cost you a greeny....

    No wuckers.
    This one’ll cost you a greeny. :wink:
    That’s a good idea. It will really open the place up. It looks pretty cramped in there. I’m pretty sure you could pull that floor to ceiling...
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    Igor told me that doesn't have to be concrete...

    Igor told me that doesn't have to be concrete filled. It's structural without it, but not if you're going up multiple stories. I don't know if it has to be filled if you're only going two stories. I...
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    I just came across this product, and it's...

    I just came across this product, and it's obviously not as good as double glazing in many respects, however I'm sure it would give you a lot more 'bang for buck' if you're on a budget;...
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    In most houses the walls are supposed to carry...

    In most houses the walls are supposed to carry the roof, unless the roof is fitted with skyhooks.
    In your case they've just lined the underside of the roof rafters and skipped the ceiling joists....
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    I think he's trying to be funny (unless his...

    I think he's trying to be funny (unless his attachment failed).
    Sometimes pics don't load if there's something wrong with the host site, but if you press the quote button then you'll see that...
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    Here's an interesting product that I just...

    Here's an interesting product that I just stumbled on whilst looking for R values of blinds and windows;
    http://www.clearcomfort.com.au/
    "Double-glazing a conventional window costs $489, while the...
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    Well I did just ring them, but not because of...

    Well I did just ring them, but not because of anything on their website. Only because the price seriph quoted is attractive and worth a recommendation if it checked out.
    The numbers on their...
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    That sounded interesting so I visited their...

    That sounded interesting so I visited their website, and I noticed that they make "glow in the dark" paint as well.
    A bit of Phosphorescent paint here and there in the wall mural that I'm planning...
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    Interesting to know. So he's better off going...

    Interesting to know.
    So he's better off going over the top of the timber with the batts closed tight against each other. I suppose they'd stay in position on their own, but I'd imagine the best...
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    That will happen if you hit the edge, and you...

    That will happen if you hit the edge, and you might be able to keep drilling and get past the bar (but you might not get your bolt in). If you've hit the centre of a bar, it will be very hard to...
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    Yeh, I reckon too. You'd probably make savings...

    Yeh, I reckon too.

    You'd probably make savings if you moved your curtains closer to the wall. A lot of people have gaps, and no pelmets. It would be interesting if all the energy usage figures...
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    From your previous post it does look like a very...

    From your previous post it does look like a very worthwhile product, and I'm surprised that I've never heard of it since it's been around since 1999. If you'd mentioned a cost comparison in your...
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    seriph I'm sorry if I seemed rude, or if I've...

    seriph
    I'm sorry if I seemed rude, or if I've personally offended you because that wasn't my intention.
    It wasn't my intention to slur the company either, and I'm not singling them out. I must...
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    I'd almost be prepared to bet my left nut that...

    I'd almost be prepared to bet my left nut that it's more expensive than brickwork. Of course their website says 'low cost' but these sort of guys never tell you how much it actually is. It would more...
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    Yeh, that's all I use most of the time. Forget...

    Yeh, that's all I use most of the time. Forget about the topcoat, and just put three coats of cornice on. Top coat is softer, and more hassle to apply I reckon, but it is easier to feather the edges.
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    Rating the material would be a start. Just like a...

    Rating the material would be a start. Just like a bag of batts might have a rating of 1.5, but if you toss the bag in the roof, without opening it then it's not going to help getting your house a...
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    There you go. I'll know better next time,...

    There you go.
    I'll know better next time, although I did whack a few clouts in them as well, and I'm sure they're still up there as we speak.

    But then again, I like fibreglass tape as well, and...
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    You could use a cable truss...

    You could use a cable truss under your purlin, but it would probably be dearer than Pulse's suggestion of just putting a lintel in the roof.

    If your carport is freestanding, then you should use...
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    Welcome to the forums Matt I'm no expert but...

    Welcome to the forums Matt

    I'm no expert but as a chippy I've done a lot of plastering jobs, and as far as I'm concerned they're interchangeable. I've used cornice as base, and base as cornice.
    I...
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    Not sure if there's any standardised system, but...

    Not sure if there's any standardised system, but there should be since there is on just about everything else that goes into a home. It wouldn't be a bad idea if all curtains and blinds carried a...
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    Good advice from everyone here. I'll expand a...

    Good advice from everyone here. I'll expand a bit;

    I only allow 5% wastage (unless it's a hassle to pick up an extra stick if you need it, then I'd allow 10%), but it depends on how long the...
  26. Good advice there. There's obviously movement...

    Good advice there.
    There's obviously movement between the sheet and the timber. Some extra screws may draw it up. As BRADFORD has suggested, a cleat on the side of the joist, with glue against the...
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    Put a few nails into the wall 90mm down from the...

    Put a few nails into the wall 90mm down from the ceiling (if it's 90mm cove), and rest it on them as you press it against the wall. After pushing it in place, and holding it for a few seconds, it...
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    It's not that hard. I've done it before and I've...

    It's not that hard. I've done it before and I've had no problems. You have to scratch the surface extensively first. I wouldn't leave more than a centimetre between scratches. You can use the teeth...
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    Hi Steve Welcome to the forums No offence...

    Hi Steve
    Welcome to the forums

    No offence Steve, but I don't see why -anyone would pay for that app, even if they could find it.

    I went to your website, clicked on the link and it brought me...
  30. Thread: My BBQ Condo

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    http://img191.imageshack.us/img191/6967/zu1.jpghtt...

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    But I've still got some popcorn left. :(( :D

    But I've still got some popcorn left. :(( :D
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    I didn't notice that there was no lintel. I...

    I didn't notice that there was no lintel. I thought the shadow above the window was a big beam, but I didn't look close enough and I can see now that it's just a hole through to the eaves.

    Don't...
  33. There are advantages, but you don't have to put...

    There are advantages, but you don't have to put it in the centre.
    Apart from the aesthetics (it looks better), it also means that the first course of wall tiles is level, since the fall is from the...
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    You didn't nuke him just for saying 'get with the...

    You didn't nuke him just for saying 'get with the programme' did you Noel?
    He might have a bit of attitude, but everyone can see that he's not backing up what he's said.

    He adds a bit of spice to...
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    Some good posts from Bloss and Master Splinter,...

    Some good posts from Bloss and Master Splinter, and some great technical information, and cost comparisons from Smurf there. I never realised that RC air con was so cheap at heating. I might can the...
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    How's your business, and the lifestyle change...

    How's your business, and the lifestyle change going for you dazz?
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    Well the premise of this thread lends itself more...

    Well the premise of this thread lends itself more to debate, than an enquiry for advice of some sort, so I'm happy to sit back with my popcorn and watch the sparks fly.

    I almost spat my coffee at...
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    That's the market and you have to be a licensed...

    That's the market and you have to be a licensed trader. I think the license fee is only $20, but it's hardly worth all the paperwork for only 30 RECs. Greenbank sounds a lot simpler even though I may...
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    :whs:

    :whs:
  40. That's a lot of money for some speaker stands....

    That's a lot of money for some speaker stands. How are the new ones coming along? :wink:

    You scored with that DVD and movie tickets. :2tsup: It pays to complain sometimes.

    I sent an email to...
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