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    Hi Klondyke, Heliconias DO spread. Its a...

    Hi Klondyke,

    Heliconias DO spread. Its a rhizome-based plant so, of course those rhizomes' grow! They spread in one of two ways - the clump expands, i.e. its still a tight 'mass' or... the clump...
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    I have 2 other new arrivals but no photos yet as...

    I have 2 other new arrivals but no photos yet as they do not carry flowers. The Heliconia Family was new to me but I have embraced it as a mainstay of the tropical garden I am creating. I hope to get...
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    Once I started looking, I realised there was a...

    Once I started looking, I realised there was a huge assortment of colours, sizes and type, and thatís before even looking at the hybrid variants.

    https://i.imgur.com/Edg5GV5.jpg

    The colours...
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    ''What's in your garden?'' Whatís in my...

    ''What's in your garden?''


    Whatís in my garden? A lot of Heliconias, thatís what.

    In an earlier post, somewhere on TD, I referred to creating a Ďjungle gardení.

    Thatís not quite right Ė...
  5. So...what DID happen to that 3 TRILLION Baht...

    So...what DID happen to that 3 TRILLION Baht borrowing the government made in the name of 'COVID19 relief'?

    Might have helped this chap...and a few others.

    (no i dont mean a few others in the...
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    Actually there's quite a bit of deadw...surplus...

    Actually there's quite a bit of deadw...surplus to requirements players at OT.

    Where do we start?

    Jones is a given.
    Lindelof.. yeah, and thanks. ok while it lasted. now its over.
    Bailly... if...
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    I agree about Anthony Martial, by the way. ...

    I agree about Anthony Martial, by the way.

    From a great start in his debut , he's had some terrific performances and goals.

    Trouble is, he's also had some stinkers.

    Not enough consistency...
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    Possibly Eduardo Camavinga He could just be...

    Possibly Eduardo Camavinga

    He could just be the sort of dynamic player Ole wants to complete his signings wish list. It's no secret Ole is interested, and indeed United have had some informal...
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    Looks like some of that water might be good for...

    Looks like some of that water might be good for fishing, too. I don't suppose you ever did that, did you? As a life-long game fisherman, I had it on the bucket list to head that way for some fishing...
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    Great photos - thanks!

    Great photos - thanks!
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    ------ At TD Towers, we went down the AC route...

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    At TD Towers, we went down the AC route but... large ceiling fan in the master bedroom to distribute that cool air, small fan in the Buddha room 'cos no AC (it makes the difference for the...
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    Bring it on, Manc! You are off to a good start...

    Bring it on, Manc!

    You are off to a good start with that background and an even better one in choosing to tell the tale here because there are so many armchair cr.... helpful members full of...
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    If you can't get that natural airflow, that fan...

    If you can't get that natural airflow, that fan idea is a good back up.

    So far for TD Towers, we have only the air flow through the roof void and it is working. However, I put the heat reflective...
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    Good luck with it! I'm looking forward to...

    Good luck with it!

    I'm looking forward to sitting back and following this tale.

    So... flat roofs - a couple of reasons why it may not be such a good idea:

    1. water will sit on it rather than...
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    Great thread, Klondyke and good luck with getting...

    Great thread, Klondyke and good luck with getting back to full fitness.

    Seems like you have that recovery plan well under control!
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    Hey, manc... thanks for the comment... glad you...

    Hey, manc... thanks for the comment... glad you found it useful.

    It's exactly what I tried to do - tell the build story and maybe help others coming behind me.

    We were in Chonburi not so long...
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    Morning! Like most, I suppose, we are not...

    Morning!

    Like most, I suppose, we are not really travelling around too much, but we are not completely 'hermiting' either. aside from the 90-day reporting trips, we have been to Lat Krabang and...
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    Me too! lol, thanks Norton for your...

    Me too!

    lol, thanks Norton for your contributions over the build...much appreciated!
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    Thanks TRK, and, as promised, update garden pics...

    Thanks TRK, and, as promised, update garden pics will follow in due course!
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    Many thanks LoyToy for that and for your...

    Many thanks LoyToy for that and for your contributions over the build!
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    Finishing the thread - ''and finally...''' A...

    Finishing the thread - ''and finally...'''

    A few random pix to set the scene for where we are now:

    https://teakdoor.com/images/imported/2021/03/232.jpg
    Better photo of that pool zone.
    It will...
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    Thanks so much! We got there in the end, and...

    Thanks so much!

    We got there in the end, and ....I got here in the end!

    I will probably do n 'update' in 6 months or so , mainly for the garden.
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    Finishing the thread - taming the jungle within...

    Finishing the thread - taming the jungle within the boundary wall.

    I was actually looking forward to the point when i would be able to 'potter about' in the garden.

    The reality is somewhat...
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    Well, we are already on Google maps, and there...

    Well, we are already on Google maps, and there are already 3 reviews, so you could be right!

    Google Maps




    I enjoyed telling the tale, and I hope it kept one or two of you suitably...
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    Me too! The first hurdle would be getting the...

    Me too! The first hurdle would be getting the planning permission and there it would stop because I do not think it would be granted for this place, not in UK anyway.

    Academic though. cos I'm in...
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    Great thread? Thank you kindly, sir I think he...

    Great thread? Thank you kindly, sir

    I think he was only providing the 'muscle'...she was doing all the assembly! He has got the standard-issue Asian safety helmet on, at least...

    Sadly, all...
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    Being 100 clicks from the relatives, we do not...

    Being 100 clicks from the relatives, we do not have that option but... there are plenty of smaller houses near by all with family of varying ages. A quick call to the OrBorTor, who knows everyone,...
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    Finishing the thread - house elevations. It...

    Finishing the thread - house elevations.

    It was a bit grey, wet and thundery - I got rained on - but here are some shots of the outside of the house.

    ...
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    Finishing the thread... What.. really? ...

    Finishing the thread...

    What.. really?

    Yes... we are almost at the end... firstly, here are a few random pix of the inside of the completed house.
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    Does that mean you too are getting 'servants' and...

    Does that mean you too are getting 'servants' and if so, full time live in or drop by on a daily basis by agreement?

    ...or are you going to move to a smaller place!?
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    Greetings, ootai, hope all is well with you and...

    Greetings, ootai, hope all is well with you and everyone is staying safe...

    Servants? theres a thought. ultimately, yes there will be 'assistance' but not live in.

    It will be in the form of...
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    Flooring All the floors in zone 3 are tile -...

    Flooring

    All the floors in zone 3 are tile - no wood. We could select any tile we liked with a generous budget from K.Pot and should they be more expensive we just paid the difference.

    Here are...
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    Bathroom (Pt 2) Ok.. inside now... ...

    Bathroom (Pt 2)

    Ok.. inside now...

    https://teakdoor.com/images/imported/2021/03/176.jpg
    Tiling in the bathroom

    https://teakdoor.com/images/imported/2021/03/177.jpg
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    Bathrooms (and services) There are 2 bathrooms...

    Bathrooms (and services)

    There are 2 bathrooms upstairs, one each for bedrooms 3 and 4, and a further shower room downstairs between the gym and media room (no...not for a cold shower half way...
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    And while they were doing zone 3... There was...

    And while they were doing zone 3...

    There was another job, not really a snagging list item from zone 1 but it still needed doing.

    When K.Pot put the staircase in, there was some confusion (with...
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    Windows / shutters Yeah... we need them too! ...

    Windows / shutters

    Yeah... we need them too!

    Actually i dont have any pix of them being fitted, only these delivery shots:

    https://teakdoor.com/images/imported/2021/03/132.jpg
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    Hi Norton, better wait 'til I finish the pool?!

    Hi Norton, better wait 'til I finish the pool?!
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    Thanks, Bogon. Hopefully this time, I will...

    Thanks, Bogon.

    Hopefully this time, I will get all the posts completed including some full width shots from all angles.

    Joking.. I WILL get them all posted this time. got all the photos sorted...
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    Ceilings Pretty much standard suspended...

    Ceilings

    Pretty much standard suspended ceiling arrangements but on the upper floor, again I raised up the centre another 80cm, giving a ceiling height of 3.8m, helping to lift hot air away from...
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    Internal walls Walls forming the room...

    Internal walls

    Walls forming the room dividers, etc. followed those from the zone1/2 build. 100mm AAC Blockwork which was then plastered and painted.
    (The pictures are a little 'out of sequence'...
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    External walls So, as with the other zones, we...

    External walls

    So, as with the other zones, we need to create that 'wood effect' on the upper floor.

    Once again, here is K.Pot's team doing just that:
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    ooops.... I forgot to scale down the photos -...

    ooops.... I forgot to scale down the photos - sorry
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    Roof insulation If you remember from last...

    Roof insulation

    If you remember from last time... there are 2 layers of insulation - one under the roof tiles and one over the suspended ceilings

    Here is the tile insulation going in...
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    Roofing Tiles were delivered... ...

    Roofing

    Tiles were delivered...

    https://teakdoor.com/images/imported/2021/03/30.jpg

    Insulation was delivered... (ignore the big red arrow... it was to show me where the tiles were in case I...
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    Extending the roof in zone 2 K.pot made the...

    Extending the roof in zone 2

    K.pot made the overhang a bit short so, while he was doing zone 3, we extended the zone 2 overhang

    https://teakdoor.com/images/imported/2021/03/27.jpg
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    Gables Of course, we had to manufacture these...

    Gables

    Of course, we had to manufacture these too, to match the existing

    K.Pot was right on it...

    https://teakdoor.com/images/imported/2021/03/15.jpg
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    The roof work also included the shades under the...

    The roof work also included the shades under the roof

    https://teakdoor.com/images/imported/2021/03/21.jpg
    inside wall of zone 3, looking across from the existing house
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    where did we leave off? ahh yes.. the roof on...

    where did we leave off? ahh yes.. the roof on zone 3

    https://teakdoor.com/images/imported/2021/03/10.jpg

    So...

    https://teakdoor.com/images/imported/2021/03/11.jpg
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    So... Here's the finished house. hope you like it...

    So... Here's the finished house. hope you like it and thanks for the interest over the few months it took to build and tell the...

    ..what?

    Oh.. you want the bit 'in between'?

    OK.. finally,...
  50. My 10Cents, for what its worth... As already...

    My 10Cents, for what its worth...

    As already mentioned, the flooding potential, the neighbourhood potential (animals, unruly neighbours, disco next door, etc) and the good insulation all very...
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