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jbs1
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January

Thanks Mitchell, that's great - really appreciate you taking the time to put together those images, that's really helpful. Cheers!

jbs1
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January

Hi All, seeking advice on how to drain mainly sub-surface water from a slope of rock and soil over a concrete slab. As you can see in the pictures, I' ...

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January

Thanks Mitchell, very much appreciated! Cheers, Jim

jbs1
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January

Thanks, Mitchell. Not a pre-fab, so no instructions. Thanks for the steer re: brick with mortar not being suitable to attach frame to—would it be bett ...

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Hi, I'm looking to put a basic timber-framed shed / workshop at the back of my place, and the location means that getting a concreter in to pump concr ...

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September

Thanks Mitchell, appreciate the advice; that's an approach I think I'll use over the summer, thanks for the links to the products too. I hope your pla ...

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May 2021

Thanks, Mitchell - that everhard drain / slotted draincoil sounds like a solid approach: would I need to put a sock over the draincoil, or anything li ...

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May 2021

Thanks Red, that's really helpful - if I can't get grass to grow and act as a natural filter, what else would you suggest? Some rock/gravel encased in ...

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Bunnings Team Member MitchellMc
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January

Hi @jbs1, I see you've had some work done, but are still dealing with the same drainage issue. I think you are certainly on the right track. I'd s ...

Bunnings Team Member MitchellMc
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January

My preference would be to have some anchor stirrups in nice solid 400 x 400 x 600mm footers and at least one in each corner. If you were going to do t ...

Bunnings Team Member MitchellMc
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January

Is this a pre-fabricated timber-framed shed/workshop Jim (@jbs1)? If so, you might like to refer to their installation guidelines. Generally, structur ...

redracer01
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April 2020

Hello @jbs1 When planning your drainage I suggest the following.1. Pen and paper! Make a rough sketch of your drain plan, even the most basic drain s ...

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jbs1
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January

Thanks Mitchell, that's great - really appreciate you taking the time to put together those images, that's really helpful. Cheers!

jbs1
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January

Thanks Mitchell, very much appreciated! Cheers, Jim

jbs1
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September

Thanks Mitchell, appreciate the advice; that's an approach I think I'll use over the summer, thanks for the links to the products too. I hope your pla ...

jbs1
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May 2021

Thanks, Mitchell - that everhard drain / slotted draincoil sounds like a solid approach: would I need to put a sock over the draincoil, or anything li ...

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Hi all, I’ve got a dirt slope under the house that has groundwater coming out of it after rainfall, washing dirt and bits of rock down onto the concre ...

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April 2020

Thanks @redracer01 really appreciate that - I'm going to install the channels under the house so won't use the spoon drain this time around, but will ...

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Hi All, I've got a house with inexplicably no drainage down the high-side of the property, so that when it rains the water runs straight off the side- ...

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