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Northside Brisbane
Joined 19 February 2007
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14 years14 years-mick--mick- posted:
What would you do?

Hi All,
Haven't been here in almost 6 months :shock: I'm typing this while I sit on a mattress on the living room floor (which is…

14 years14 years-mick--mick- posted:
What would you do?

sorry cookiemonster yes it is. I realise the rate would be less with some kind of deposit in hand..... anyway its all a moot point now :)

14 years14 years-mick--mick- posted:
Glass Splashback for Shower Wall?

what about the perspex style alternative someone else mentioned in the kitchen section?
www.acryform.com.au/index.php?option=co ... &Itemid=41
a lot more economical and hopefully durable enough for a shower.…

14 years14 years-mick--mick- posted:
enduroshield

not sure about the particular brand but I had a shower screen installed by a mate who does that kind of thing for a living and he put on a…

14 years14 years-mick--mick- posted:
My Outdoor Bar - DONE!

stain it a nice cherry stain.... will look nice with the bricks and wood supports and make a feature out if it :o

14 years14 years-mick--mick- posted:
Downlights - How much to pay??

the megaman 11w cfl gu10 bulbs are $17 at bunnings now.... in Brisbane at least.
I'm replacing my 240v track light bulbs with them as they blow.

14 years14 years-mick--mick- posted:
Leather Lounge...

you're fluffing the filling not the cover. Fluffing leather couches works fine :) I have the leather care dvd if you;d like a copy …

14 years14 years-mick--mick- posted:
Leather Lounge...

the flattening is normal. Take the cushions out and fluff them silly....... then fluff the rest of the couch. You're supposed to do that with ANY new couch that's been…

14 years14 years-mick--mick- posted:
What would you do?

# Loan amount required :
$350,000.00
Purchase stamp duty : $4,250.00
Mortgage stamp duty : $1,120.00
* Mortgage insurance : $12,944.35
From the wizard home loans purchase…

14 years14 years-mick--mick- posted:
What would you do?

yeah a few people have said that to me now... don't get out of the market entirely. You're right though the talk of housing units means now is the time…

14 years14 years-mick--mick- posted:
What would you do?

I need to revive this everyone :)
I found out some interesting news recently that has changed my mind on this situation. The house I…

14 years14 years-mick--mick- posted:
How big is your mortgage?

Fair point actually! I suffer HECS syndrome too so I understand the point :lol: Infact I have a debt for one degree and am…

14 years14 years-mick--mick- posted:
How big is your mortgage?

250k. We borrowed 100% of our purchase price because the missus and myself had been dirt poor students while at uni. We had enough money to set up and that…

14 years14 years-mick--mick- posted:
Repolishing Timber Floor

great. We're the same plus 1 dishlicker :)
Thanks for the input :)

14 years14 years-mick--mick- posted:
Repolishing Timber Floor

thanks commodorenut! glad to hear it worked out. Did you live with it long after doing it? Just wondering if you used it long enough to guage how it was…

14 years14 years-mick--mick- posted:
Brushed Stainless Steel Kickplate?

here is a link to a product similar to the roll described earlier
http://www.armstrongcabinets.com.au/sho ... 1975_2.htm
I've purchase a length of this to trial before I buy a…

14 years14 years-mick--mick- posted:
Repolishing Timber Floor

thanks Steve yeah I'm not entirely sure..... hence the test spot :lol:
If the test spot works then Iill do room and let use it…

14 years14 years-mick--mick- posted:
Repolishing Timber Floor

Well for anyone who is interested it seems I can happily give my floors a light sand, thorough clean and recoat with easily available products from cabots or similar …

14 years14 years-mick--mick- posted:
Repolishing Timber Floor

I'm going to look at repolishing my cypress floors later this year :D
They're in really good shape, all very flat and have been…

14 years14 years-mick--mick- posted:
Brushed Stainless Steel Kickplate?

great thanks just wanted to clarify that.
can anyone recommend a good place to get it around brisbane, is it just the laminex range and I can get it from their…

14 years14 years-mick--mick- posted:
Brushed Stainless Steel Kickplate?

CuttingEdge is that brushed aluminium laminate or actual aluminium?
And whichever it is does anyone know where I can get it in Brisbane? I want to do this asap …

14 years14 years-mick--mick- posted:
What would you do?

mmm you know we all spent so much time thinking of ways to avoid selling/ developing we never did consider a partial effort keeping the existing house. I'll have a…

14 years14 years-mick--mick- posted:
What would you do?

:lol: we only need one room for the two of us :wink: Good idea but even the biggest bedroom/ sitting area…

14 years14 years-mick--mick- posted:
What would you do?

thanks Mek.
there is literally no one in the family who could move in believe it or not. All the other kids are between 9 and 15 for the entire…

14 years14 years-mick--mick- posted:
What would you do?

I bought my first place 12 months ago. Its a nice place and I owe about 250k on it.
My dear old nanna had a stroke 6 months ago and it…

14 years14 years-mick--mick- posted:
Black theme for bathroom-any comments?

I think they look great, the room just has to be big enough to cope with the dark colours making it appeara bit smaller.
Who cares what everyone else likes though…

14 years14 years-mick--mick- posted:
another site for concrete floors

I've been all over that site in the recent weeks. Photos are great! It shows a range of acid stained ones and the polyurethane overlays too :)

14 years14 years-mick--mick- posted:
Interest Rates up .25% today...

I think there's some real truth in those statements that people are indulging in mindless consumerism and over commiting to buy more than they need/ can afford.
Never did understand…

14 years14 years-mick--mick- posted:
Acid Stained Concrete

there is a new wave of eco friendly stain available for the same purpose.
Economical too @ $45 US per gallon, which covers 37 - 55sqm. Would expect to pay maybe…

14 years14 years-mick--mick- posted:
Acid Stained Concrete

there is a new wave of eco friendly stain available for the same purpose.
Economical too @ $45 US per gallon, which covers 37 - 55sqm. Would expect to pay maybe…

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