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aaurora

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Joined 11 November 2006
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8 years8 yearsaauroraaaurora posted:
Would bamboo be an effective sun blocker for windows?

We have two windows that get all the hot afternoon sun. It heats up the room dramatically, although we have blinds installed. I am thinking of getting thick bamboo sheets…

8 years8 yearsaauroraaaurora posted:
Ceiling Fans - does it really matter what brand and the pric

hi! $125 is cheap for that fan, would you mind telling me where you are getting them from or is that through the builder? if so, theres probably nothing i…

8 years8 yearsaauroraaaurora posted:
Ceiling Fans - does it really matter what brand and the pric

Hi all!
We would like to install 2 ceiling fans into our single storey home.
We saw Hellers at Good Guys (4 blade with light) for $65. Right on, love that price.…

10 years10 yearsaauroraaaurora posted:
Adenbrook Homes

I think it's pretty obvious the difference between building with Brisbane Adenbrook or Gold Coast.
I mentioned a few things that I had queries about (silicone missing from an external…

10 years10 yearsaauroraaaurora posted:
What caused my blisters - our new garden

ok, ok! I will take some piccies of our front yard today (complete with TURF!!) and hopefully you can check it out tomorrow.
The turf guy was good, he charged us…

10 years10 yearsaauroraaaurora posted:
Brisbane ADENBROOK Hamilton Finished!!

they are fantastic - you will have no regrets if you choose to go with them!

10 years10 yearsaauroraaaurora posted:
Brisbane ADENBROOK Hamilton Finished!!

haha, no worries, yeah I got a really nice hamper, wine AND the token keyring :P Perhaps because you got yours with the Brisbane office and…

10 years10 yearsaauroraaaurora posted:
Brisbane ADENBROOK Hamilton Finished!!

WTF! I did not get this!!! What makes you guys so special :shock:

10 years10 yearsaauroraaaurora posted:
Brisbane ADENBROOK Hamilton Finished!!

oh yay!! Congratulations! I can't wait to see the piccies :)
I got the token keyring as part of my housewarming gift , too 8)

10 years10 yearsaauroraaaurora posted:
Just Begun!!!!

It's looking great! It's bringing back memories of when my lakewood 29 was just a slab and frames and a roof :D
Won't be long, the…

10 years10 yearsaauroraaaurora posted:
So where can i talk about sheds?

Some pricing info
5 x 6 metre shed in kit form $3800
30sqm of concrete slab - $2000
Paying someone to put it up....priceless. Actually about $1200.
I actually work for a building products…

10 years10 yearsaauroraaaurora posted:
Turfing - Top Soil

We are actually getting turf laid today (just our front yard) and the landscaper has put top soil down. Quite a bit, too, as you need it to come up…

10 years10 yearsaauroraaaurora posted:
So where can i talk about sheds?

I am in the process of building a shed - we have just had our slab laid last week. Our shed is 5x6. Just to store a boat and boys…

10 years10 yearsaauroraaaurora posted:
What caused my blisters - our new garden

the paved driveway was about $5000 all up and it includes the concrete driveway base with the pavers on top.

10 years10 yearsaauroraaaurora posted:
What caused my blisters - our new garden

Landscaper did wall and topsoil.
My partner did garden beds.
And you got blisters from ????? :P
OH, well, see all the Sheenas Gold plants? I planted ALL…

10 years10 yearsaauroraaaurora posted:
Dressing up a 3 metre fence

We a putting native flowering trees to attract the birds all along our back fence which is about 30 metres long. Like grevillias and stuff like that. They are very…

10 years10 yearsaauroraaaurora posted:
What caused my blisters - our new garden

We are on our way! Finally, no longer just a heap of yukky dirt we now have some plants and garden edges down.
My hands are not used to such manual…

10 years10 yearsaauroraaaurora posted:
maple in queensland?

LOL I :heart: forums....

10 years10 yearsaauroraaaurora posted:
maple in queensland?

I want a Japanese Maple in our front yard too!! Let me know how you go....

10 years10 yearsaauroraaaurora posted:
Building Sth Bris with Adenbrook

I built the Lakewood 29 with double height bricks. We had nothing but pleasure dealing with Adenbrook. No problems at all. If there were minor issues, they got sorted out…

10 years10 yearsaauroraaaurora posted:
Will I regret ....

We got normal mortar with a light coloured brick. At first, it was really dark and I was a bit hesitant about it, but now it's something I don't really…

10 years10 yearsaauroraaaurora posted:
Just Begun!!!!

Thats our wall colour too :) It's very nice.
Your slab is looking good - whats the square bit out the back for?
is that for the rainwater…

10 years10 yearsaauroraaaurora posted:
Are palm tree's worth anything?

you could always 'sell' it on ebay...list it as 0.01 cents...this is probably the biggest market. Also, the trading post usually have listings free for under $100, give that a…

10 years10 yearsaauroraaaurora posted:
Just Begun!!!!

We had Jason as well - he was good to deal with. Dena was our customer service rep. She's lovely and will help with anything. We got the upgrade pack…

10 years10 yearsaauroraaaurora posted:
Not quite a deck, bit more than steps

LOLOLOLOLOLOL
yes, what a great looking deck you have! Well done ;) bet the wife loves it!

10 years10 yearsaauroraaaurora posted:
WE HAVE A HOUSE!

Yep, since HE COPIED OFF ME :lol: :lol: :lol:
don't feel bad about all the…

10 years10 yearsaauroraaaurora posted:
New House: How much would it cost for landscaping

That turf is only Blue Couch, but he said it is really good quality. We were thinking about getting buffalo, but that would be 3 times more expensive. I think…

10 years10 yearsaauroraaaurora posted:
Just Begun!!!!

Cool - we have built the Lakewood 29 as well but with Barcelona facade.
I look forward to your pics - you're going to love the house, it's a great one…

10 years10 yearsaauroraaaurora posted:
WE HAVE A HOUSE!

give him a chance to move in :lol: The fun starts now!

10 years10 yearsaauroraaaurora posted:
How high will interest rates go?

Look, mine got built before you, so YOU copied off ME!! :lol: You and I must have fabulous taste..........
I was not sure about the…

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