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  • Announcement and Forum News
    Announcements and forum news!
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    87 Topics
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    Last post by Ians View the latest post
    Fri Jun 13, 2014 6:47 am
  • Feature Requests and Problem Reports
    Requests for changes or modifications to the forum software settings or other wish list items. Also, post any problems you are having using the forum here.
    Moderator: MGV12
    85 Topics
    516 Posts
    Last post by Sometimewoodworker View the latest post
    Mon Dec 05, 2016 2:31 pm
  • coolthaihouse feedback
    General feedback on the blog, forum or main site. Gripes or kudos, put them here. But please do not start topics or new threads on building and construction of houses.
    Moderator: MGV12
    37 Topics
    153 Posts
    Last post by Sometimewoodworker View the latest post
    Mon Jan 19, 2015 3:04 pm
  • Your Building Story
    Any story related to building in the LOS, whether everything turned out hunky dory or not!
    Moderators: MGV12, fredlk
    248 Topics
    26184 Posts
    Last post by Sometimewoodworker View the latest post
    Thu Apr 27, 2017 1:40 pm
  • Introduce Yourself
    A blurb about who you are an your interest in Thai real estate.
    Moderator: MGV12
    548 Topics
    2647 Posts
    Last post by MikeB View the latest post
    Wed Apr 26, 2017 2:58 am
  • land
    separate topics on:- measurement, puchasing, registration - Land filling, compacting and levelling - drainage and
    anything else related to raw land!
    Moderator: MGV12
    80 Topics
    909 Posts
    Last post by ajarnudon View the latest post
    Mon Jan 09, 2017 10:58 pm
  • roofing
    methods, materials, sources & prices, construction for separate Topics on:
    - steel truss
    - tiles and coverings
    - gutters and valleys
    - insulation and ventilation
    - soffit
    - ceilings and anything related to ceiling construction and decoration
    Moderators: MGV12, pattayapope
    173 Topics
    2184 Posts
    Last post by Sometimewoodworker View the latest post
    Sat Apr 01, 2017 10:55 am
  • Rebar and Metal
    Specific to discussions about rebar and metal concerning strength, suitability or other considerations.
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    24 Topics
    453 Posts
    Last post by ajarnudon View the latest post
    Sat Mar 25, 2017 5:19 pm
  • cement, concrete and mortar
    Almost everything that needs to be said about concrete, cement, hand-mixing, uses and prices has been said on this forum. Please check out the contributions before posting new questions.
    Moderators: MGV12, pattayapope
    164 Topics
    1613 Posts
    Last post by canopy View the latest post
    Fri Apr 21, 2017 7:10 am
  • legal and finance
    Legal issues related to buying land, houses, condos in the LOS. Anything about contracts. Finance related, such as getting a mortgage, buying property from the bank, etc.
    Moderator: MGV12
    86 Topics
    896 Posts
    Last post by Falllancsgo View the latest post
    Mon Mar 27, 2017 2:27 pm
  • perimeter wall
    Specific to perimeter walls as of 17-May-05. If you're a reader in this phase of construction check in and update us on your thinking. Anything related to perimeter wall, entry gates, wire fencing or security.
    Moderator: pattayapope
    102 Topics
    1176 Posts
    Last post by icecreamcone View the latest post
    Sun Feb 19, 2017 8:37 pm
  • water and plumbing
    Anything to do with the subject of water or plumbing. Any type of well (hand dug wells, drilled wells, etc.), plumbing (but not swimming pools) or any other discussion related to water.
    Moderators: MGV12, pattayapope
    235 Topics
    3245 Posts
    Last post by Sometimewoodworker View the latest post
    Wed Apr 26, 2017 4:46 am
  • swimming pool
    Any thing to do with swimming pools, fish ponds, or other man made structures which hold water (but not wells for drinking water).
    Moderators: MGV12, pattayapope
    101 Topics
    1453 Posts
    Last post by Pichit small pool View the latest post
    Sat Apr 15, 2017 4:00 pm
  • electric
    Information on electric installation and anything related to electric.
    Design, materials, sources & prices, for separate topics on:
    - Wiring diagrams, regulations and standards
    - materials, installation, connection.
    - sources & prices
    - hazards and trouble shooting
    Before you post any questions, download Itchy's tutorials and search for an answer there.
    Moderators: MGV12, pattayapope, Attila
    169 Topics
    2792 Posts
    Last post by cooked View the latest post
    Thu Mar 02, 2017 3:50 pm
  • cooling systems
    Air conditioning, fans, and anything related to keeping it cool, such as insulation. This would include any posts generally discussing how to keep it cool, such as which types of blocks are better insulators.... ideal wall thickness for keeping an A/C house cool, etc.
    Moderator: MGV12
    69 Topics
    894 Posts
    Last post by Klondyke View the latest post
    Tue Feb 14, 2017 9:25 pm
  • security
    Anything about security. Security systems, crime, recommended protective measures and the like.
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    16 Topics
    304 Posts
    Last post by olavhome View the latest post
    Fri Sep 16, 2016 12:04 pm
  • windows and doors
    Information about windows and doors.
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    78 Topics
    819 Posts
    Last post by Sometimewoodworker View the latest post
    Thu Apr 20, 2017 2:00 pm
  • garden and landscaping
    Gardens, landscaping and other things related to 'everything outside'.
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    95 Topics
    1399 Posts
    Last post by Bangyai View the latest post
    Sun Dec 25, 2016 10:17 pm
  • wood and woodworking
    Anything to do with wood or woodworking for example, DIY woodworking, Construction techniques using wood, etc.
    Moderators: MGV12, pattayapope, Attila
    23 Topics
    146 Posts
    Last post by NorthStar View the latest post
    Mon Dec 19, 2016 1:28 pm
  • House Design, Architecture & Project Management
    For general discussion of:
    1.) Project management or other professionals used during the project.
    2.) Anything related to house design tools and applications. This would be an area to share and get feedback on your ideas for a house plan.
    3.) Architectural styles used within Thailand.
    Moderator: MGV12
    107 Topics
    1413 Posts
    Last post by pipoz View the latest post
    Mon Apr 17, 2017 10:42 am
  • general
    General construction topics - basically anything to do with building not covered in other topics.
    Moderators: MGV12, pattayapope
    518 Topics
    4469 Posts
    Last post by sirineou View the latest post
    Sun Apr 09, 2017 5:00 pm
  • material prices & building costs
    Anything to do with prices. Raw material prices or prices for finished material (or labor such as well drilling). Project prices (how much will it cost??), etc.
    Moderator: MGV12
    162 Topics
    1472 Posts
    Last post by pipoz View the latest post
    Mon Apr 17, 2017 10:57 am
  • Thai names for Construction Stuff
    Thai names for anything related to construction, materials, handy sayings, etc. Feel free to use Thai Script in this forum. Suggested format would be english approximation, Thai Script (optional) and the associated meaning.
    Moderator: MGV12
    18 Topics
    116 Posts
    Last post by Baanguru View the latest post
    Wed Aug 31, 2016 6:01 pm
  • buy and sell
    Land or house for sale. Anything real estate related for sale goes here! DO NOT however advertise consulting or building services.
    Moderators: MGV12, tcth16
    85 Topics
    231 Posts
    Last post by Andyfteeze View the latest post
    Fri Sep 30, 2016 3:20 am
  • Isaan provinces
    Amnat Charoen, Buriram, Chaiyaphum, Kalasin, Khon Kaen, Loei, Maha Sarakham, Mukdahan, Nakhon Phanom, Nakhon Ratchasima (Korat), Nongbua Lamphu, Nong Khai, Roi Et, Sakon Nakhon, Sisaket, Surin, Ubon Ratchathani, Udon Thani, Yasothon
    Moderator: MGV12
    68 Topics
    627 Posts
    Last post by Caps View the latest post
    Fri Feb 24, 2017 7:56 pm
  • Northern Region
    Chiang Mai, Chiang Rai, Kamphaeng Phet, Lampang, Lamphun, Mae Hong Son, Nakhon Sawan, Nan, Phayao, Phetchabun, Phichit, Phitsanulok, Phrae, Sukhothai, Tak, Uthai Thani, Uttaradit
    Moderator: MGV12
    40 Topics
    232 Posts
    Last post by MGV12 View the latest post
    Sun Jul 24, 2016 10:48 am
  • Central Region (including Cha-am and Hua Hin)
    Ang Thon, Ayutthaya, Chai Nat, Kanchanaburi, Lop Buri, Nakhon Nayok, Nakhon Pathom, Nonthaburi, Pathum Thani, Phetchaburi, Prachuap Khiri Khan (Hua Hin and Cha-am), Ratchaburi, Samut Prakan, Samut Sakhon, Samut Songkhram, Saraburi, Sing Buri, Suphan Buri
    Moderator: MGV12
    16 Topics
    50 Posts
    Last post by BKKBILL View the latest post
    Tue Apr 09, 2013 9:12 pm
  • Eastern Region (including Pattaya)
    Chachoengsao, Chanthaburi, Chon Buri, Prachin, Pattaya, Rayong, Sa Kaeo, Trat
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    42 Topics
    193 Posts
    Last post by schuimpge View the latest post
    Mon Feb 08, 2016 8:14 pm
  • Southern Region (excluding Krabi, Samui, Phuket)
    Chumphon,, Nakhon Si Thammarat, Narathiwat, Pattani, Phang Nga, Phatthalung,, Ranong, Satun, Songkhla, Surat Thani, Trang, Yala
    Moderator: MGV12
    3 Topics
    28 Posts
    Last post by Mike Judd View the latest post
    Sun Mar 03, 2013 9:27 am
  • Greater Bangkok

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    9 Topics
    52 Posts
    Last post by Tiredofbuilding View the latest post
    Wed Jan 27, 2016 4:51 pm
  • Krabi, Samui, Phuket

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    12 Topics
    45 Posts
    Last post by wwwbkkaptcom View the latest post
    Sat Apr 09, 2016 10:07 pm
  • general
    Any expat related issue or comment.
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    233 Topics
    3640 Posts
    Last post by Caps View the latest post
    Sat Feb 11, 2017 8:14 pm
  • medical
    Issues related to medical treatment.
    Moderators: MGV12, pattayapope
    11 Topics
    176 Posts
    Last post by Roger Ramjet View the latest post
    Sat May 30, 2015 7:21 am
  • disasters
    Floods, droughts, tsunami's and other natural disasters affecting coolthaihouse.members.
    Moderators: MGV12, pattayapope
    22 Topics
    428 Posts
    Last post by Roger Ramjet View the latest post
    Mon Dec 05, 2016 10:32 pm
  • suggestions for new threads
    Any ideas for a new thread? Put them here.
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    26 Topics
    82 Posts
    Last post by Sometimewoodworker View the latest post
    Mon May 18, 2015 5:42 pm
  • Friendly Banter
    Tempted to post some off topic material in the Building Forums....... Want to talk about football, your neighbor's dog or exchange friendly barbs with other members?? Start your conversations here!!!
    Moderator: MGV12
    174 Topics
    5941 Posts
    Last post by pipoz View the latest post
    Sat Apr 15, 2017 6:00 pm
  • Life in Thailand
    Observations, thoughts and your stories about living in Thailand, share them here. 'My life in Thailand' or 'Observations on Living in Thailand'.
    Moderators: MGV12, pattayapope
    34 Topics
    1163 Posts
    Last post by eyecatcher View the latest post
    Thu Apr 27, 2017 7:28 pm
  • Thai Language Forum
    Anything in Thai language (outside of Thai names for Construction Stuff).
    Moderator: MGV12
    2 Topics
    9 Posts
    Last post by fredlk View the latest post
    Wed Sep 15, 2010 9:40 am

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