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Re: Anything goes for Uni
« Reply #38400 on: February 11, 2020, 03:39:04 am »
I saw the weather the storm Ciara brought to you Denise. It looked horrible.
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« Reply #38401 on: February 11, 2020, 12:12:25 pm »
The time wonít go quickly enough for you but youíve been patient this long Denise and itís so nice to hear of the progress.
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« Reply #38402 on: February 11, 2020, 05:00:28 pm »
It's always great to see the progress of the build, CC, once the framing starts going up, then the walls, windows, roof, etc. you can then really get an idea of the finished project.  The hardest part is as it nears the end ... all you want to do is get in there and settled down in your home again!
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« Reply #38403 on: February 11, 2020, 08:37:38 pm »
Nice and cool this morning. 
Looking forward to getting out into the garden.
GS came yesterday after school and did some odd jobs. 

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« Reply #38404 on: February 11, 2020, 09:03:49 pm »
A nice and cool morning here too Chookie.  Quite overcast at the moment though we aren't forecast any rain. 
Had a much better sleep last night with the lovely cool breeze coming in the window instead of having the ceiling fan on.  Very windy down the beach this morning.

DH noticed the bricks around our outdoor tap that's attached to the house were darker than the rest and thought there might be a water leak in there.  He removed some of the bricks and found water spraying into the cavity  :o  Managed to get a plumber to come within a couple of hours and new piping and tap was fitted pretty quickly.  Just need to let it dry out before DH bricks it back up again.  My water bill is due soon, will be interesting to see if the leak has been happening for a while  :-))

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« Reply #38405 on: February 11, 2020, 10:07:48 pm »
You were lucky catching that leak, JulieO.  We knew we had one for months and months and couldn't find it ... the only reason I knew we had it was because of the water bill.  We eventually found it in the garden, after our plumber had visited us about 4 times to try to find the leak - we were scared it might have been our under floor heating
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« Reply #38406 on: February 12, 2020, 12:59:47 am »
We had several water problems when we moved into this house.  Burst pipe under the hand basin in the ensuite, another in the laundry,  3 at the outside tap and then the HWS burst in the middle of the night.  We ended up having the water pressure reduced to the house.

It's quite humid and sticky here today.  Don't like it at all.
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« Reply #38407 on: February 12, 2020, 05:47:49 am »
I hope you donít get a shock when the water bill arrives Julie.  Good spotting by DH.
Judy from North Haven, South Australia

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Re: Anything goes for Uni
« Reply #38408 on: February 12, 2020, 08:47:32 pm »
Morning all. Warm here today, also humid.
Shopping with a view to what I have in the freezer and pantry. 

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« Reply #38409 on: February 12, 2020, 08:55:23 pm »
Me too Judy. I must admit I didn't notice it so am thankful that he did.  :D

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« Reply #38410 on: February 12, 2020, 10:30:03 pm »
Water leaks are devious things to find.  I hate them.  We spotted another one last weekend, but it was a slow one and outside in the garden again.  All good now.
Marina from Melbourne and Guildford
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« Reply #38411 on: February 13, 2020, 03:13:08 am »
Our water meter is in our front garden so we notice if it is going unexpectedly. Water leaks can be very expensive.
Another 36+ day here and quite humid.
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« Reply #38412 on: February 13, 2020, 05:58:35 am »
Me too Judy. I must admit I didn't notice it so am thankful that he did.  :D

I had a bad leak no bugger could find. Went through 3 plumbers before it was found. I claimed on my home insurance by calling it exploration rather than straight plumbing and they paid it. Then when I got my water bill from the council we had a robust discussion and they agreed to halve the bill. Whew!

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« Reply #38413 on: February 13, 2020, 06:34:39 am »
There is nothing like a robust discussion to help sort people out Gert.  ;D ;D
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Re: Anything goes for Uni
« Reply #38414 on: February 13, 2020, 08:08:41 am »
Gert, love this tale. 
When we came to Invermay, we had no idea where the water was coming from.  We have several tanks and town water.  The previous  owner left us a diagram but it had very little relationship to what was happening.  When we turned on a tap we had to stand next to the big tank to listen for the pump.