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elbow
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Thursday

super awesome, thanks for the links and advice 

elbow
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Wednesday

Hey @Nailbag thank you so much for your explanation and links - super helpful!one question tho - re the square-set - from what i understand that is to ...

elbow
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Tuesday

Hey Nailbag thanks for your response. i like this.Re the foam - when you say 'trim', do you mean cut off the excess?Do you have a link to the aluminiu ...

elbow
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Tuesday

thanks for coming back.I originally thought to just use plasterboard for all sides but i saw mentioned about about moisture created via heating on ins ...

elbow
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Tuesday

yeah the window to the inside edge is 100mm and there is another 40mm to the edge of the outside edge of the wall - total 140mm from out wall edge to ...

elbow
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Tuesday

Hey Dave, love your project and thanks for sharing, even the mistakes. From what i can see, your main concern is about water sitting on top of the si ...

elbow
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Tuesday

Hey DaveNice idea - i'm still concerned about whether there is a possibility of damp coming thru the plaster. I have seen this in the past but only oc ...

elbow
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Monday

Hey Eric, thanks for the shout.I'm not a fan of the chemical barrier stuff as I've read that it can be hit n miss. I'd rather just avoid the little bl ...

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JoeAzza
Kind of a Big Deal
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Wednesday

Hi @elbow, all great suggestions in resolving your window surrounds, after reading all the comments, you certainly do not want to use timber , especia ...

Nailbag
Making a Splash
Wednesday

Both the corner edge to the several and up to the window frame @elbow . Clean finish that your plasterer can sort as its a pretty standard finish this ...

Bunnings Team Member EricL
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Wednesday

Hi @elbow I'm thinking putting beading would make the edge stronger rather than just having it as plain plasterboard, but if it gets chipped it wou ...

Nailbag
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Wednesday

Apologies @elbow Yes spot on with the expanding foam and if you haven't used it before check out a few YouTube videos so you can see what little you n ...

Nailbag
Making a Splash
6 replies
Tuesday

Hi @elbow what about filling the cavity with expanding foam and trim. Line the inside reveal with this aluminium flashing for increased moisture retar ...

TedBear
Kind of a Big Deal
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Tuesday

Hi @elbow , I can see that you certainly have a problem to solve here. Those windows are normally mounted in a window opening has already been lined ( ...

Noyade
Kind of a Big Deal
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Tuesday

Hi @Dave-1 "hahahha I just realised you were asking for dimensions for the window sill and edge" Yes - the dimensions on the window as indicated - w ...

Dave-1
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Tuesday

Afternoon @elbow I am not particulary worried about vertical surfaces with moisture, just window sills/door ways ect that have the potential of water ...

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elbow
Getting Established
Thursday

super awesome, thanks for the links and advice 

elbow
Getting Established
2 replies
Tuesday

yeah the window to the inside edge is 100mm and there is another 40mm to the edge of the outside edge of the wall - total 140mm from out wall edge to ...

elbow
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2 replies
Tuesday

Hey DaveNice idea - i'm still concerned about whether there is a possibility of damp coming thru the plaster. I have seen this in the past but only oc ...

elbow
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Monday

Hey Jacob Re the wood - we live in the blue mountains and want to avoid the possibility of termites as much as possible and also maintenance - The pre ...

elbow
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hey guys - i've been here asking a few related questions and some of the helpful answers are now leading me to this question. I had new PVC windows fi ...

elbow
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a week ago

this stuff hurts my brain for sure! - Going back to your suggestion of the hardi-plank - im guessing i should use that for the reveals too for the sam ...

elbow
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a week ago

ah tile wouldn't suit the window/house.

elbow
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a week ago

ok thank you again for you help. we don't want to have any timber do perhaps the hardiplank is a good alternative. ill have to have a look into using ...

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JoeAzza
Kind of a Big Deal
1 reply
Wednesday

Hi @elbow, all great suggestions in resolving your window surrounds, after reading all the comments, you certainly do not want to use timber , especia ...

Nailbag
Making a Splash
Wednesday

Shouldn't be an issue at all @EricL @elbow to have the edge finished without any timbers. The corners/edges like any other corner plasterboard edge ar ...

Nailbag
Making a Splash
6 replies
Tuesday

Hi @elbow what about filling the cavity with expanding foam and trim. Line the inside reveal with this aluminium flashing for increased moisture retar ...

Bunnings Team Member MitchellMc
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a week ago

Hi @elbow, As per the Gyprock installation guide, Gyprock CSR 20kg Drywall Masonry Adhesive is the correct product to use for your purposes. I note ...

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