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    Question want to fix house in Kranuan

    Hi There Questios
    I would like to
    fix the bathroom upgrade it add a toilet shower and a sink
    add a room and make it into an american kitchen
    also rewire the house and add new lighting
    build a BBQ Pit
    does anyone know anybody that does this in kranuan
    your advise would be great and I would be very that full
    CJ

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    If your handy you can do most of the plumbing your self.

    visit the local hardware stores and ask around about good builders,

    They would get most of their supplies from local merchants , not the big superstores.

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    Quote Originally Posted by CalifJerry View Post
    add a room and make it into an american kitchen

    CJ
    and whats so special about an american kitchen? what do you have that they don't? and while i'm here, and you're an american, can you tell me what that weird thing is that sits between the hot and cold tap. i've seen it on a few films and well, we just dont have them here in UK [well, maybe we do in some imported kitchen centre, but i'm hardly likely to go traipsing around all the stores in Blighty just to have a gander]

    it seems to have a hose with a brush on the end. i've never seen anything like it and it makes me shake my head and raise my eyebrows when i see it

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    Ok. The first thing you do on a remodel is the bathroom. Tile the shower stall first, it's easier. A minimum of skills can get you by. You will need a water-tile cutter. Do not try to get by with anything else. You will need a 2 meter level and a bucket to mix your morter in. Then do then floor. The floor must be perfectly level and well supported. Do not think that the mortor will compensate for a floor that is not level.
    You will wind up doing the job over. Put in a sink with hot water, washing hands in cold water does not kill germs and it's also handy for washing out socks and shorts.

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    Quote Originally Posted by WujouMao
    it seems to have a hose with a brush on the end.
    Used for washing dishes I believe.

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    same as a wife, then?

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    Quote Originally Posted by WujouMao
    and whats so special about an american kitchen?
    he means a modern kitchen, with cupboards and worktops

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    The typical kitchen sink in America is a double sink. Left faucet is for hot, right is for cold. To the left is a hose for wash off the plates before putting them in a dishwasher.
    Ok for big families, but useless for a single or a couple who never have a use for a dishwasher. They are water and energy wasters.

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    Quote Originally Posted by CalifJerry
    Hi There Questios I would like to fix the bathroom upgrade it add a toilet shower and a sink add a room and make it into an american kitchen also rewire the house and add new lighting build a BBQ Pit does anyone know anybody that does this in kranuan your advise would be great and I would be very that full CJ
    So you need a Buider and an Electrician?
    I have had 3 of each and only 1 of each were any good.

    I guess I can PM you a telephone number, if needed.
    When are you coming back ?

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    Quote Originally Posted by DrAndy View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by WujouMao
    and whats so special about an american kitchen?
    he means a modern kitchen, with cupboards and worktops
    Ahh, so they only have modern kitchens in America, right?

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    ^ yes mate and they come in size XXL to accomadate

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    Quote Originally Posted by mtone9317 View Post
    The typical kitchen sink in America is a double sink. Left faucet is for hot, right is for cold. To the left is a hose for wash off the plates before putting them in a dishwasher.
    Ok for big families, but useless for a single or a couple who never have a use for a dishwasher. They are water and energy wasters.
    I disagree. We are only a couple and our dishwasher is running two or three times a week. And a dishwashing machine use less water and energy than to do it manually.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Fabian
    I disagree. We are only a couple and our dishwasher is running two or three times a week. And a dishwashing machine use less water and energy than to do it manually.
    You do not use hot water doing the dishes in Isaan, and I do not use my energy, so.......

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    Quote Originally Posted by Fabian View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by mtone9317 View Post
    The typical kitchen sink in America is a double sink. Left faucet is for hot, right is for cold. To the left is a hose for wash off the plates before putting them in a dishwasher.
    Ok for big families, but useless for a single or a couple who never have a use for a dishwasher. They are water and energy wasters.
    I disagree. We are only a couple and our dishwasher is running two or three times a week. And a dishwashing machine use less water and energy than to do it manually.

    you obviously have more than one plate and a cup

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    Some thoughts:
    Quote Originally Posted by CalifJerry
    fix the bathroom upgrade it add a toilet shower and a sink
    Might be better to tear it down, and make a brand new one. Maybe cheaper and for sure more to your liking.
    Quote Originally Posted by CalifJerry
    add a room and make it into an american kitchen
    Would be nice. What do your new family think about that ?

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    Quote Originally Posted by helge View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by Fabian
    I disagree. We are only a couple and our dishwasher is running two or three times a week. And a dishwashing machine use less water and energy than to do it manually.
    You do not use hot water doing the dishes in Isaan, and I do not use my energy, so.......
    Sounds not so hygienic. Cleaning your arse with your hands and don't clean the dishes properly, nice. Another reason which put me off Isaan.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Fabian
    Sounds not so hygienic. Cleaning your arse with your hands and don't clean the dishes properly, nice. Another reason which put me off Isaan.
    Keep on wiping, Fabian. You are German; you know better.

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    Gas Stove

    Hi There
    Does anyone know where I can buy a four burner gas stove with an oven, I need it for my house in Kranuan.

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    any store from Lotus, to big C, to carrefour, to Boonthawan home supply. Should be 5,000 to as high as you want to go. HomePro will carry the imported ones.

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    Sorry, must have missed your OP. I know a builder based near Khon Kaen I'm quite happy with- they did my house in Ubon. Heres the thread-
    http://teakdoor.com/building-in-thai...n-dummies.html (Building a house in Isaan, for Dummies.)
    If you're still looking, just PM me and i'll send you their contact details. Good luck with it anyway.
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