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a_minnie

Maitland NSW
Joined 27 August 2009
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7 years7 yearsa_minniea_minnie posted:
Painting concrete - pros & cons

I dont remember the name of the brand - it was supposed to be a sealer, so i was under the impression that it soaked in more like a stain,…

7 years7 yearsa_minniea_minnie posted:
polishing concrete - heaps of questions!

It sounds fantastic sceen7! Heated floor - i bet you're enjoying that decision in melbourne at this time of year! Even in the hunter I'm wishing it had it at…

7 years7 yearsa_minniea_minnie posted:
polishing concrete - heaps of questions!

Wow, thanks for all the fantastic info guys! Sounds like there is an amazing array of options!
Jason, how do you normally protect the areas that aren't being burnished (or polished)…

7 years7 yearsa_minniea_minnie posted:
polishing concrete - heaps of questions!

Thanks getnewlookjason that's really interesting. Sounds like there are lots of grades and finishes that people call polished concrete. What about burnished/honed concrete? Where does it fall on that scale?…

7 years7 yearsa_minniea_minnie posted:
My renos -

love the kitchen michelle, and i completely agree about the tiny cracks in polished concrete! I've thought that before too - i thought i was the only odd one who…

7 years7 yearsa_minniea_minnie posted:
polishing concrete - heaps of questions!

also - forgot to ask:
Is the stuff that looks like polished concrete in commercial buildings usually polished or burnished or something else (just sealed??). I was in a big new…

7 years7 yearsa_minniea_minnie posted:
Painting concrete - pros & cons

we have painted our driveway before and were pretty happy with the result at first - actually i think it was technically a tinted sealer, but in effect it went…

7 years7 yearsa_minniea_minnie posted:
polishing concrete - heaps of questions!

Hi everyone! I’m a long time stalker of homeone - there’s a wealth of experience on here! ::
We’re in the planning stages of our…

7 years7 yearsa_minniea_minnie posted:
Appliances Stolen from unfinished house

what a terrible terrible thing to have happen! i cant even imagine what they do with the appliances - its not like there's a roaring trade in blackmarket ovens...!? or…

7 years7 yearsa_minniea_minnie posted:
Owner Building a PAAL Camden in the Lower Hunter Valley

Hi lynny-jane! I just stumbled across your thread here (my mum was showing me your house as an example of a nice style of verandah - we're in the planning…

9 years9 yearsa_minniea_minnie posted:
Hiding an ugly old AC unit

Hi all!
I would love to hear some ideas for hiding our ugly old a/c unit in the little dining room niche off our kitchen / family... here's what it looks…

9 years9 yearsa_minniea_minnie posted:
Irrational on timber benchtop

Hi snibby,
I've got a big timber top on my kitchen island - It's only a couple of months old so i cant tell you how it wears over time but…

10 years10 yearsa_minniea_minnie posted:
My Kitchen Design

Thats a good idea radiuz - it would even things up nicely! They dont even need to be bi-fold - i've also seen people use those doors that open normally,…

10 years10 yearsa_minniea_minnie posted:
Advice on inexpensive Kitchens NSW

hi baydudette
You've got some nice bare bones there to start working with! I love those glass doors opening out onto the balcony.
If you want to go knocking holes in the…

10 years10 yearsa_minniea_minnie posted:
Black & White kitchen - need advice!!

Thanks everyone!
I was leaning towards jet terrazzo too, but couldn't find ANYWHERE that i could see a larger sample to see what the overall pattern would look like, and then…

Black & White kitchen - need advice!!
10 years10 yearsa_minniea_minnie posted:
TILES INSTEAD OF GLASS SPLASHBACK

Sha this looks beautiful! ::
Are they a ceramic glazed tile or a glass tile? They have that lovely glossy 3dimensional look that glass gets...

10 years10 yearsa_minniea_minnie posted:
Glass Splashback or tiles?

umm... do you often throw saucepans at your splashback? :wink:
i have no idea about the cracking (although i would think that they would make…

10 years10 yearsa_minniea_minnie posted:
Laminex Gloss Benchtops

We have friends who've just used a black high gloss benchtop in their kitchen - its been in 12mnths and i haven't seen any scratches yet (although she is pretty…

10 years10 yearsa_minniea_minnie posted:
Black & White kitchen - need advice!!

Hi all!
I've been checking things out on this forum for a while, so i thought it was about time I joined & posted!
We're building a house with Allworth Homes in…

10 years10 yearsa_minniea_minnie posted:
Polished concrete benchtops???

Try searching for 'concrete benchtops' on youtube - i remember seeing a fantastic little thing on polished concrete and how they pour them into special moulds & can do some…

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