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  1. Thai Dhupp, Glad to see you made it back with...

    Thai Dhupp, Glad to see you made it back with your sanity. I was lucky enough to be home when the shut down happened so was stuck working from home for the first few months until the Company decided...
  2. Another issue to consider for AC's is...

    Another issue to consider for AC's is condensation. Had an issue last year where I thought I had a leak in the roof because I had water dripping through the daughters bedroom ceiling. Had a builder...
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    Yep, sure do. Google Greenworks Thailand and...

    Yep, sure do.

    Google Greenworks Thailand and you will get the Thailand website, and they deliver. They are also sold through Homepro and just seen then advertised in Baan & Beyond a few weeks ago...
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    Had a Husky weed whacker and it gave nothing but...

    Had a Husky weed whacker and it gave nothing but problems. Went for the Husky as it was the only model that I could find at the time that had the powerhead with the trimmer, edger and pole saw...
  5. Thread: Fill Dirt

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    As long as your foundations are excavavated deep...

    As long as your foundations are excavavated deep enough to be supported by the original substrate soil, your house won't go anywhere. What has to be remembered is that the uncompacted fill material...
  6. can you give us a hint who did your plans (farang...

    can you give us a hint who did your plans (farang management?) so we (someone) doesn't fall into the same trap?

    Not good practice to mention names in a forum.

    The plans are complete. I want...
  7. Looking for a recommended Architect or Draftsman

    Looking for a recommended Architect or Draftsman in the Pattaya / Rayong area. Have my original drawings in CAD but need some work done to them. Don't want to go back to the Architect that done it...
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    Mooncake, I agree with everything you have...

    Mooncake,

    I agree with everything you have stated, but I would like to ask how would you enforce the conditions of the contract between Thai builder and Farang paying cash staged payments?
    What...
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    OK, 200sqm for internal house. What about...

    OK, 200sqm for internal house. What about additionals such as Garage, Utilties/ maintance room for pool and garden, pool changing room, seperate guest house?

    I like the Idea, I will get...
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    ^Have crapped in a few too.

    ^Have crapped in a few too.
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    sink / basin is the same, depends on your local...

    sink / basin is the same, depends on your local preference for what your used to calling it.

    Kitchen sink, bathroom sink, kitchen basin, bathroom basin.

    Back in Oz where i'm from we use sink...
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    Check out some of the older threads on house...

    Check out some of the older threads on house construction.

    1. Frame out the ceiling with T bars
    2. Screw the plaster board to the T bars with the correct screws
    3. Tape all joints with...
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    Seen one back in OZ a couple of years back being...

    Seen one back in OZ a couple of years back being worn by huge fat guy that read:

    Whats the use of having $10 million dollars worth of equipment if your too tight to build a cover over it!!!
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    Acetone is a recommended cleaning agent for...

    Acetone is a recommended cleaning agent for uncured expanding foam. When the foam has set acetone is of no use at all.

    BF, Only guessing at what you may need to clean up.
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    If you snap off the earth pin your house may...

    If you snap off the earth pin your house may still be earthed but the appliance won't be. Guarantee if you get a boot, it's because the appliance has shorted and the earth is going through you not...
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    MeMock, they are not a very common plug. You get...

    MeMock, they are not a very common plug. You get them usually on cheap Indian & some Asian made appliances.

    Best bet if you can't find one just change your wall outlet to the more common 3 pin...
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    It looks like you roof is Cpac, have you tried...

    It looks like you roof is Cpac, have you tried contacting them direct to find one of there roofing contractors local to you?

    Link for the web site and contact details CPAC Monier ROOF TILE :...
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    Perhaps you are tackling this problem the wrong...

    in Thailand, this a huge challenge already, it's not like France or the UK where you can call your local roof specialist, here they simply don't exist, all they can do is sell products or build shit,...
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    I agree with rest of the guys here and water...

    I agree with rest of the guys here and water comes in from the outside and the outside is where you need to find and replace a cracked tile.

    The other common problem is with the metal flashing in...
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    I was considering getting a full re trim done in...

    I was considering getting a full re trim done in leather, just not sure about them playing around with the side door trims because of the side airbags. Not sure about them playing with the power...
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    Where to get fitted seat covers

    Anyone know where I get some good quality leather seat covers made for a Mazda 3 around Pattaya or Rayong? A friend had some made in Rayong and they were really impressive, unfortuatly I can't seem...
  22. Thread: Green Roofs?

    by skidley
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    Link if anyone interested Aero-Green...

    Link if anyone interested

    Aero-Green Aeroponics
  23. Thread: Green Roofs?

    by skidley
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    Saw a show on Discovery the other day. There are...

    Saw a show on Discovery the other day. There are some people working on aeroponics in Singapore and they want to start growing fresh produce on all the roof tops in Singapore.

    Basically with...
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    Just talked to the Missus. The family got...

    Just talked to the Missus. The family got approval in principle to borrow the money and went to set up a contract purchase for the property but just found out it has now been sold. Thats not bad,...
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    Yes some pictures would be great.

    Yes some pictures would be great.
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    Gone through all the posts and it does seem that...

    Gone through all the posts and it does seem that Thai's do infact want to buy new. Gives them better face in the community i suppose.

    In saying that the Missus family (3 sisters and Mama) are...
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    Buying, renovating and selling Thai houses

    Has anyone looked at the prospect of buying run down Thai houses and doing a basic renovation then putting then back on the market.

    The reason this has come to thought is after a big discussion...
  28. Drill a series of holes at the start of each cut...

    Drill a series of holes at the start of each cut line to insert the blade. When you get to the end of the cut line stop just short of meeting the next series of start holes. Only need to leave a...
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    ^Ahh! But has it ended...........or only just...

    ^Ahh! But has it ended...........or only just begun.

    DrAndy 1 - Neighbors 0
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    ^Yea, dead right. About time he got off his lazy...

    ^Yea, dead right. About time he got off his lazy arse and got his missus working on that sink!! Theres no excuse!!
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    Yep, thats the front, cheers.

    Yep, thats the front, cheers.
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    Can i get a shot looking at the entry with the...

    Can i get a shot looking at the entry with the main entry door, can't quite pick it up out of any angle.
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    Splitlid, these pictures are seriously...

    Splitlid, these pictures are seriously impressive. Because i designed the house myself and the architec worked with my layouts and ideas i wasn't sure if the house would actually look right, but now...
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    Colors? OK, will be going with earth tones. Lime...

    Colors? OK, will be going with earth tones. Lime stone tiling around the base of the house, Light tan/cream walls with darker accents on trims and white PVC windows and doors. The roof will be a...
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    One more thing i just picked up is the kitchen...

    One more thing i just picked up is the kitchen windows are only 500mm above the finshed floor level but have kitchen benches running behind them on the inside. Therefore they will need to be 900mm...
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    OK, Gotcha. Now that it is easy to see then the...

    OK, Gotcha. Now that it is easy to see then the W3 at the main bedroom is correct, the window size for the kitchen (Noted now as W3A because of size change) will need to be reduced to match the same...
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    Wow, looks great. Look forward to seeing in more...

    Wow, looks great. Look forward to seeing in more detail and different angles.
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    No problem, drawings sent.

    No problem, drawings sent.
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    Yep, just as thought!!! OK, Splitlid can you...

    Yep, just as thought!!!

    OK, Splitlid can you PM me so i can work out how to get the drawings to you?

    Another problem i have is the full set of plans are in CAD and i can't do anything with...
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    OK, i am back at work now and trying to post some...

    OK, i am back at work now and trying to post some house plans.https://teakdoor.com/Gallery/albums/userpics/26971/normal_AT-01-plan.gif
    ...
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    Absolutly awesome! I have a set of plans in...

    Absolutly awesome!

    I have a set of plans in CAD if your interested. The architect finished the last for me yesterday. They are for main house, guest house & garage/utilities room if interested.
    ...
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    Completed the land fill on one rai of land +...

    Completed the land fill on one rai of land + access road about 6 weeks back in Ban Chang. The cost was 950BT / 10 wheel truck and included the tractor to do the leveling and the thai version of...
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    ^Younger

    ^Younger
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    When is the Baht going to drop? Why buy anything...

    When is the Baht going to drop? Why buy anything on a bad exchange rate.
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    Everyone talks about the problems in Thailand...

    Everyone talks about the problems in Thailand that are affecting the tourist industry. It must be remembered that there is a world wide recession happening at the moment and alot of people are...
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    ^ Yea, includes cabinets. The builder has his own...

    ^ Yea, includes cabinets. The builder has his own Cabinet / Woodworking shop and the cabinets are be made from timber and stained, but if you want heat shrunk laminate cabinet doors made from MDF...
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    I am looking at building in Ban Chang at the...

    I am looking at building in Ban Chang at the moment and still ging through the planning stages and have talked to several different builders, but to give you a ball park figures to work out your...
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    Remember the US Stock Market has been closed for...

    Remember the US Stock Market has been closed for Thanks Giving and over the weekend. Check out the exchange rates come Monday night/Tuesday morning. I reckon christmas will have come early if all...
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    For a borehole submersible pump, is there any...

    For a borehole submersible pump, is there any reason it would not work with dropping it down the 6" bore with a flexable discharge hose rather than a ridgid PVC pipe. Reason being that i want it...
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    Great stuff, appreciate the comments. Would...

    Great stuff, appreciate the comments.

    Would agree with a 6" bore hole, will allow to get a decent submersible pump down if it ends up pretty deep. Don't like the idea of a 2 or 3" bore for an...
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