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    I knew as soon as I posted that pic that someone...

    I knew as soon as I posted that pic that someone would tell me to clean the gutter!!

    The down pipe is 100mm x 100mm, it's probably more the surface area that is being direct to the gutter.

    It...
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    All good stuff, thanks forum. I think I'll go...

    All good stuff, thanks forum.

    I think I'll go the aluminum flashing as this will allow flexibility where the differing lengths between roof and pergola. The price for a 20m roll appears...
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    Thanks for the response melton2 I'll put the...

    Thanks for the response melton2

    I'll put the flashing behind the back like planned. I was intending to put straight flashing against the wall snugg up to the start of the gueer but I'm a little...
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    Gutter overflow seaping into interior wall

    Good afternoon.

    The gutter that sits over the back wall of our house appears to be overflowing and seeping into the back wall. The water then flow down the inside of the wall and leaks out of...
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    Close your files ladies and gentlemen, I have...

    Close your files ladies and gentlemen, I have succumbed to fears of the many and arranged from the joint to deliver.
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    Transport Pallet of Bricks on a box trailer

    Anyone had any experience with transporting a pallet of bricks on a box trailer? Any concerns with stability, weight, etc. Cheers, Nick
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    thanks all for the responses. I will try to...

    thanks all for the responses. I will try to insert a new plug and see how I go.

    gpKennedy - thanks for the pic but not sure what it is or how it could be used.

    cecile - this was a minor reno...
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    Towel Rack has come loose

    Howdy all!

    Our two year old son has taken notice of the towel rack in our newly renovated bathroom. He used it like monkey bars for a while and now one side of the rack has come loose from the...
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    Steel beam is your answer

    Steel beam is your answer
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    Yep, they'll fix it - no additional charge

    Yep, they'll fix it - no additional charge
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    May sound silly, but why not use nails as...

    May sound silly, but why not use nails as directed?
  12. Thatns for the link Moondog.

    Thatns for the link Moondog.
  13. Compressed Cement Sheeting - Melboure where to buy

    Howdy,
    Redoing the bathroom and want to lay compressed cement sheeting such as the Hardipanel sheeting. Looking for 3000x1200x15/18.

    Anyone know where to buy / good price? I'm in Coburg so...
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    Door Handle, Short Backsets

    Hi there community

    So, i've installed a new hall door which is a thin framed french door and I have purchased a separate door latch with a 30mm backset to fit the thin frame. 60mm backsets are...
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    zbooynick, I did exactly the same thing. ...

    zbooynick, I did exactly the same thing. Recommend putting in the post into stirups under the deck even if you're only doing the deck first. Firstly, more sturdy putting the post into concrete...
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    There is different requirements in each state. ...

    There is different requirements in each state. In Vic it must be flued and in NSW it can be 'unflued' --- but this may be subject to change. Sorry no idea on SA
  17. Mate, I laid my ironbark deck in December last...

    Mate, I laid my ironbark deck in December last year and I still haven't oiled. Wood remains in pretty good nick, although looks a bit dry.

    You have to remember ironbark is a strong wood. so long...
  18. I think you need to add a second U-bend - one...

    I think you need to add a second U-bend - one each for the WM and sink. If they were closer the WM could attached to the top of the sink or direct into the spigot.
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    Thanks master! I'll give it a go.

    Thanks master! I'll give it a go.
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    Gee, thanks Hadiya, perhaps a little more...

    Gee, thanks Hadiya, perhaps a little more specific and not so much cut and paste type answer.
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    Tile of Particle Board

    Just to clarify my initial comment, when I mention chipboard I was actually refering to particleboard - tongue and groove - 19mm. We have layed the particleboard as flooring, but dont' want to lay...
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    Laminating Chipboard

    We are renovating our laundry. Need to put in a new benchtop about 3m long. I have a nice piece of t&g chipboard from the flooring, 19mm thick. Is it possible or suitable for this to be used as...
  23. Thread: Asbestos or Not?

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    I willing to bet a healthy lung it's lathen...

    I willing to bet a healthy lung it's lathen plaster with horse hair.
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    why no mesh tape? I find it quite easy and...

    why no mesh tape? I find it quite easy and convienient, Does is impact finished look?
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    Thanks mate, what about the zincalume? Not...

    Thanks mate, what about the zincalume? Not wanting to cut that with tin snips and I think using the angle grinder is no good for the rust proof coating.

    My pergola is on a bit of an angle so...
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    Cutting Lasterlite / polycarbonate roofing

    I need to cut the lasterlite, polycarbonaite sheeting on the roof of my pergola. any suggestions? Can I use a circular saw and if so, can I use the same blade I would use for colourbond / zinculume...
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    when i mention cement sheeting above, i was...

    when i mention cement sheeting above, i was refering to blue board cement sheeting which i think is 7.5mm thick.

    There is also ceramic tiling underlay. Would this be suitable??
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    tile on chipboard

    Can you lay tiles straight onto chipboard? Any recommendations on glue/adhesive for this process?
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    Laundry - Chipboard or Cement Sheet Flooring

    I'm building a laundry at the rear of our house. For flooring I was initially planning on putting down chipboard, tounge'n'groove, 19mm thick. Then lay tiling on that, directly or indirectly, i.e,...
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    Wall Frame ontop of

    Building a new laundry out the back. It will sit on TP stumps, bearers and joists which was built at the same time as my deck.

    Now, I'm looking to do the flooring for the laundry in chipboard,...
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    Thanks Neil. Do you have any instructions for...

    Thanks Neil. Do you have any instructions for altering the flags, like removing the outdated union jack?:wink:
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    Hardwood is chearper? Are you sure? I don't...

    Hardwood is chearper? Are you sure? I don't know for sure, but that doesn't sound right?
  33. Thread: New extension

    by ndaki
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    take your neighbour to VCAT

    take your neighbour to VCAT
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    how about windows and the type / thickness of...

    how about windows and the type / thickness of panes?
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    6 T.V.s?? WTF?

    6 T.V.s?? WTF?
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    Painting MDF B.I.R Doors

    Not much of a painter so I thought I'd seek some advice.

    We have recently had buit in robes installed, MDF routed doors which are quite high at 2.7m

    We have had a quote to paint all 8 @$120 a...
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    I've bought a couple of 7/64" bits which are...

    I've bought a couple of 7/64" bits which are suppose to be perfect for #3 Wood Shank Hole, #4 Wood Shank Holes.

    I'll let you know how i go...
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    Decking nails and drill bit

    Pre drilling into ironbark decking. I have 2.80mm thick helical shank nails.

    What's the best drill bit to use?

    Tried the 1/8 thick bit which seems too wide. The bit below in my 8 bit set (don't...
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    I agree with rrobor. And in my opinion,...

    I agree with rrobor. And in my opinion, downlights kill the ambiance and would not suit nice high ceilings.
  40. I wouldn't go more than 450 for joist spacing. ...

    I wouldn't go more than 450 for joist spacing. Merbau might be considered hard, but it can be bending on that much gap. I'd go 400.
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