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    Yesterday, 10:04 PM
    Hi PAG, Ah, Chalong! One of my old haunts. I lived there for about 2 years over ten years ago. I worked for a company in Palai. Had a great time...
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    Yesterday, 09:56 PM
    Hi Mike, thanks for the tips. I must admit, I had never heard of the silicone gluing with regard to metal sheets until she mentioned it. I agree...
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    Yesterday, 09:51 PM
    Hi Ootai, Thanks for offering to help with this. That thing you have circled in the top right is the desired location of the...
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    Yesterday, 03:16 PM
    Hi Shutree, Thanks for sharing your experience on this. My wife contacted BlueScope in Bangkok, and they put is in touch with a supplier/dealer...
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    Yesterday, 01:47 PM
    Wow! Sounds like you practically stole that fridge! 😊 We are actually heading to HomePro in Patts today after a Sunday Lunch. I will see what...
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    Yesterday, 01:39 PM
    Thanks, Mike. I agree, come to think of it, that that solitary toilet, although it looks quite small, alone and solitary, might end getting...
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    Yesterday, 01:32 PM
    Another excellent point, which I think we dealt with in meetings with the architect, but which I overlooked once the drawings arrived. ...
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    Yesterday, 01:19 PM
    Yes, this is excellent advice thanks. This is definitely one of the things I want to be eagle-eyeing while they are doing the ground work and...
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    Yesterday, 01:11 PM
    Hi TD, thanks for stopping by, mate. Yes, if everyone is commenting on something, then I know something needs my immediate attention. 😊 ...
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    Yesterday, 12:55 PM
    Hi Mike, thanks for this. Yes, the missus and I are slowly coming round to this idea, because it solves so many issues and can look nice. ...
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    Yesterday, 12:46 PM
    Hi Ootai, Yes, I have read the start of your thread (I have it bookmarked), but have not gotten too far into it yet. I noted that observation of...
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    17-09-2021, 10:54 AM
    Hi Mikenot Thank you for taking the time to read all of the above, analyse it and provide me with some valuable suggestions. ...
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    16-09-2021, 09:53 AM
    I have not seen many BoQs. Obviously, they have also been in Thai, and I never had the time to translate them myself. So I would be interested to...
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    15-09-2021, 07:30 PM
    I saw another thread on another forum where people were discussing the warranty on Colorbond / BlueScope. It appears that the metal sheets proper...
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    15-09-2021, 07:09 PM
    Hi Shutree, thanks for sharing this experience. We previously planned for CPAC Monier roof tiles, but are now giving serious thought to Colorbond...
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    15-09-2021, 06:21 PM
    There were a few things about the BoQ which struck me (as unusual). There appeared to be random items like bum guns and bog roll holders. However,...
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    15-09-2021, 06:19 PM
    I always knew a design like mine would be glazing and roof-heavy. But finally I had a BoQ so I could scrutinise the items and see just how expensive...
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    15-09-2021, 06:17 PM
    The architect finally provided us with comprehensive drawings. There were over 30 in total: planar views of the entire house; side views; details of...
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    15-09-2021, 06:15 PM
    This is an excellent question. On top of the actual land division and the hurt and squabbling that caused, the obvious issue to us having a plot at...
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    15-09-2021, 06:12 PM
    Hi TD! Thanks for stopping by. Yep, heat rises. Even a science-challenged humanities grad. like me remembers that from primary school. Our...
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    15-09-2021, 06:11 PM
    Thanks to Google I know how this monstrosity is pronounced. Although I wonít attempt it. There is something about Dutch/Flemish...
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    15-09-2021, 06:10 PM
    My apologies for the lack of recent entries, I have been very busy with work and there have been developments with the house that I will report...
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    29-08-2021, 11:32 AM
    An excellent point, Ootai. It makes sense. Thanks for this suggestion. I am beginning to regret not having submitted this plan for scrutiny from...
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    28-08-2021, 12:19 PM
    Yeah, exactly, that would be too small; and on a long corridor would look weird. But like you say, it's wasted space. So, while it can't be too...
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    28-08-2021, 12:03 PM
    Thanks once again for the feedback, Luc. That story about the bed is a really important one, and has got me thinking about large items and the...
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    27-08-2021, 05:58 PM
    Thanks for that, Luc. I will discuss this with the builder and look at pricing. Colorbond is much lighter than cement tiles, isnít it? The structural...
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    27-08-2021, 05:48 PM
    Thank you for your detailed feedback and considered criticism. I am neither proud generally, nor of this plan specifically. Yours, Mikenotís, Lucís...
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    27-08-2021, 12:39 PM
    And this was a dramatically edited version. 😉 Thank you for the encouragement, Mike. I was sat with the architect...
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    26-08-2021, 06:07 PM
    The drawings were supposed to be here on Tuesday, but the architect has had to apologise for a delay. Final drawings will now be here by the end of...
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