Geekzone: technology news, blogs, forums
Guest
Welcome Guest.
You haven't logged in yet. If you don't have an account you can register now.


View this topic in a long page with up to 500 replies per page Create new topic
1 | 2 | 3 
3267 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 77

Trusted

  Reply # 767833 22-Feb-2013 18:43
Send private message

Correction, our deck is nailed down every 400mm not 600mm. It is 2.5m wide with a bearer down the middle and hangers on the house foundation and fence. Joists from house to fence (2.5m long). Decking is 32mm thick. This is nice and solid without having to pay for 40mm decking. Total size, 60 sqm. Height above ground, 20cm.

(Retaining walls have a 1m limit for consent exemption, and no load.)




You can never have enough Volvos!


3267 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 77

Trusted

  Reply # 767838 22-Feb-2013 18:46
Send private message

Wilko:  The dbh website is confusing things by having the two different heights in seperate places on their website.


You should see the Auckland Council web site listing 3 heights for fences (up to a couple of months ago).  It was 1.8m, 2.0m and 2.5m.  And these were all on general rules pages, not for specific suburbs.




You can never have enough Volvos!


 
 
 
 




203 posts

Master Geek
+1 received by user: 3


  Reply # 768562 24-Feb-2013 18:05
Send private message

Thanks for the feedback guys, sadly our internet decided to go down again (thanks vodafone)


timmmay: Consider what the water will do under there, you don't want it going under the house. When I redo my deck I'll do some kind of concrete foundation to channel water toward the drainage system.


After reading this post it reminded me about the hose that comes off the end of the current deck. That I will have to move.
As for rain water its currently mostly concrete in the area, which goes to a low point on the driveway that has a drain, so it shouldnt effect that as it will just going through the deck onto the concrete, then to the drain.

Gooseybhai: Out of interest are you laying weed matting under the deck?

I find it a pain trying to weed spray the odd weed from time to time.


As per above, its mostly concrete that will be under the deck anyway, but hadn't thought of that either.

I will take the list into work tomorrow so I can get it quoted up.
Hopefully be able to start on it in the next couple of months (100% dependant on how the quote comes back as to when it will be started)

I will be taking before, during and after photos, so when things start happening ill post updates

13107 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 1534


  Reply # 768563 24-Feb-2013 18:07
Send private message

I would suggest getting a few quotes, because prices can vary ALOT. I found ITM the cheapest last time I purchased some timber.

1 | 2 | 3 
View this topic in a long page with up to 500 replies per page Create new topic



Twitter »

Follow us to receive Twitter updates when new discussions are posted in our forums:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when news items and blogs are posted in our frontpage:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when tech item prices are listed in our price comparison site:





News »

Symantec protects data everywhere with Information Centric Security
Posted 21-Sep-2017 15:33


FUJIFILM introduces X-E3 mirrorless camera with wireless connectivity
Posted 18-Sep-2017 13:53


Vodafone announces new plans with bigger data bundles
Posted 15-Sep-2017 10:51


Skinny launches phone with support for te reo Maori
Posted 14-Sep-2017 08:39


If Vodafone dropping mail worries you, you’re doing online wrong
Posted 11-Sep-2017 13:54


Vodafone New Zealand deploy live 400 gigabit system
Posted 11-Sep-2017 11:07


OPPO camera phones now available at PB Tech
Posted 11-Sep-2017 09:56


Norton Wi-Fi Privacy — Easy, flawed VPN
Posted 11-Sep-2017 09:48


Lenovo reveals new ThinkPad A Series
Posted 8-Sep-2017 14:37


Huawei passes Apple for the first time to capture the second spot globally
Posted 8-Sep-2017 10:45


Vodafone initiative enhances te reo Maori pronunciation on Google Maps
Posted 8-Sep-2017 10:40


Voyager Internet expand local internet phone services company with Conversant acquisition
Posted 6-Sep-2017 18:27


NOW Expands in to Tauranga
Posted 5-Sep-2017 18:16


Windows 10 Fall Creators Update coming Oct. 17
Posted 4-Sep-2017 14:10


Garmin introduce Garmin vivoactive 3
Posted 1-Sep-2017 18:38



Geekzone Live »

Try automatic live updates from Geekzone directly in your browser, without refreshing the page, with Geekzone Live now.



Are you subscribed to our RSS feed? You can download the latest headlines and summaries from our stories directly to your computer or smartphone by using a feed reader.

Alternatively, you can receive a daily email with Geekzone updates.