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    H1 isnt sold anymore, it's basically untreated. ...

    H1 isnt sold anymore, it's basically untreated. T1.2 would be better. The important thing here to note is that T1.2 is good, when used correctly.

    I actually used the T1.2 orange in a...
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    If the wall is non-structural, then you dont. ...

    If the wall is non-structural, then you dont. i.e. Is the wall holding up the house? If it is, a building consent will be the least of your worries ;) Replacing plumbing fittings and fixtures do...
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    Bearing in mind that a new mains pressure HWC...

    Bearing in mind that a new mains pressure HWC would cost you around $2000, which would allow you to install standard mixers without flow restrictors, pressure equalisers and the like, I would say...
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    Quite sure you've already answered your own...

    Quite sure you've already answered your own question here, but you do not need a building consent here. Building inspectors are not interested in non-load bearing walls, the only things you have to...
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    key article there is 'if' :lol: Yes, if...

    If sealed correctly, tiling ontop of anything wouldnt be a problem, no?

    Cheers.[/quote]

    key article there is 'if' :lol:

    Yes, if you're good, you can do anything :wink:
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    Re: Removing Tiles from Chipboard floor

    Ouch! :(
    So long as they havent glued underneath the tiles, best thing to do would probably be to use a grout removal tool to remove the grout from between the tiles, and then lift them off one by...
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    One of my pet subjects :lol: We are a free...

    One of my pet subjects :lol:

    We are a free country, and one of the most fundamental of our age-old rights, is the right to be lord and master of our own domain, without power-hungry people...
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    Slide shower sets cost exactly $70 delivered...

    Slide shower sets cost exactly $70 delivered nationwide from SpaBath ;)
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    Yup, lotsa probs with wooden floors ... the grout...

    Yup, lotsa probs with wooden floors ... the grout also seems to need to be adjusted slightly, as it seems to wear differently on wooden floors. Occasionally you'd need to remove old grout and...
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    Yes, a very good idea. It's usually best to tile...

    Yes, a very good idea. It's usually best to tile the whole floor, except for the roughing-in for the waste and any other pipework which needs to run through.
    People are always scrimping on how...
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    Hi Muppet. :) I'd recommend tiles for a concrete...

    Hi Muppet. :) I'd recommend tiles for a concrete floor ... it's really easy to tile on a level concrete floor, and with virtually none of the woes that come with tiling onto wooden floors.
    ...
  12. Thread: Roger Hamilton

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    Re: Roger Hamilton

    Yes indeed, he's not as freaky as he looks :lol:
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    ^ | The 90 days notice is applicable because...

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    The 90 days notice is applicable because it's a periodic tenancy I would presume.
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    I think she has a 'few' points, particularly on...

    I think she has a 'few' points, particularly on the credit card and finance one.

    I think that real estate agent fees are way too high in places like Auckland, and I'm always dealing with agents...
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    garage. :)

    garage. :)
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    Yea, it's getting pretty hectic out there. My...

    Yea, it's getting pretty hectic out there. My advice is that if you get a good recommendation, you're probably better to just go with them, because lots of builders are turning down the opportunity...
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    Funny how these things allways seem to happen in...

    Funny how these things allways seem to happen in the middle of the night .... :lol:
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    Hi Guys! I've been away on holiday ... good to...

    Hi Guys! I've been away on holiday ... good to see my favorite topic coming up again in these forums! :)

    I agree that the rollaway rigid shower curtains are great! Unfortunately, you dont find...
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    Firefox is great! Fully customizeable with great...

    Firefox is great! Fully customizeable with great plug-ins! i.e.You can remove ALL advertising ... like that property magazine thingee :lol: ... Course I dont mind text-based ads, and dont frequent...
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    They wont relax the rules, they're there for a...

    They wont relax the rules, they're there for a reason.
    I own a property in Ellerslie, Auckland which in itself is very nice, in a good street, and nice area, but it has the misfortune of being near...
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    Gimmee Gimmee! :lol: I'll open the bidding on...

    Gimmee Gimmee! :lol:
    I'll open the bidding on Cliffy's 'throw-away' 10l insulated paint at $10 ... Do I hear an $11 anywhere? :P
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    Yea, and the hardest part of that will be getting...

    Yea, and the hardest part of that will be getting the approval of the Planning officer for the 'change of use'

    That's what the council say ... and if you go in there saying ur turning ur garage to...
  23. Just Housing NZ? :lol: Seriously, one of the...

    Just Housing NZ? :lol:

    Seriously, one of the best return on investment is low-income rentals ... You just have to have a Battleaxe property manager with balls to make sure that you dont lose...
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    The legality of it is only critical if it's...

    The legality of it is only critical if it's intended for commercial/tenancy use. Otherwise, if it's a private dwelling, it is as you said, mainly an insurance thing ... However that being said, I've...
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    Muppet, You can do whatever you like with your...

    Muppet,
    You can do whatever you like with your own house, however when it comes to making it nice and legal ... that's going to be problematic :?
    Firstly any living space needs to be elevated of...
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