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Joined 21 May 2010
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1 d1 dAJWAJW posted:
Caesarstone. Fresh concrete, Raw Concrete

Yep, my sleek concrete does show every mark and wipe. Once a week we give it a proper clean using Jiff (which is essentially what the OEM cleaner is) and…

1 month1 monthAJWAJW posted:
How can I make Pantry look better

The cooktop is on an internal wall, the one the door would need to open into. It goes up the cavity into the roof space then across towards the hotwater…

2 months2 monthsAJWAJW posted:
How can I make Pantry look better

It really needs to be a sliding door. Builder was happy to put in a swing door, but to me it really needs to be sliding otherwise when open it…

2 months2 monthsAJWAJW posted:
How can I make Pantry look better

Same too. Though think the second pic might be what we need to soften it a little. The wife isn't much into words and the like but might be able…

2 months2 monthsAJWAJW posted:
How can I make Pantry look better

The lack of a door was part of a larger saga, and I should have said builder said not technically possible not an absolute no. But bu this point I…

2 months2 monthsAJWAJW posted:
How can I make Pantry look better

In our new house we had a butlers pantry installed, which is quite large to say the least. Long story why which won't go into at the moment!
Anyway I originally…

2 months2 monthsAJWAJW posted:
Rawson Homes - General Thread

You are not their customer, the site supervisor and company are, so no they won't call you or otherwise interact with you. I doubt they would even gave your details.…

3 months3 monthsAJWAJW posted:
Device for checking power, data, tv and phone points

Well as said power is something that is not easy to test properly.
Take your 32amp circuit for example. What physically limits what a circuit can take is the size…

3 months3 monthsAJWAJW posted:
Device for checking power, data, tv and phone points

Sorry to be blunt but your answer kind of proves my point. To fully and properly test power circuits you need to know what you are doing.
These testers do…

3 months3 monthsAJWAJW posted:
Device for checking power, data, tv and phone points

Yes it will test power points and RCD trip points. Though in reality unless you understand how the tests you doing work, that is what are you testing for you…

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3 months3 monthsAJWAJW posted:
Device for checking power, data, tv and phone points

If you have a 32Amp socket you can be assured that it will be capable of delivering. Power is one of those things that is still very tightly regulated.
As for…

4 months4 monthsAJWAJW posted:
Rawson Homes - General Thread

Two cut tiles can in many cases can look better. The reason being is for visual balance. Having the top and bottom tiles the same size looks more balanced.
It is…

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4 months4 monthsAJWAJW posted:
Rawson Homes - General Thread

There is no requirement for them to be different.
Tiles with engineered edges are generally consistent in size and have sharper edges so can use smaller grout widths.
Tiles where the size…

4 months4 monthsAJWAJW posted:
Rawson Homes - General Thread

Aligning floor and wall tiles lines is not a common thing. To do so takes a bit more work. And my tile plans go as far as to highlight the…

4 months4 monthsAJWAJW posted:
Did anyone do the exact same tiles and cabinets in all bathr

We kind of went with the same in both. However in the en-suite, which is quite large we use the floor tile (albeit a larger polished version) as a feature…

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4 months4 monthsAJWAJW posted:
Land loan & construction loan

Well if you let it go it happens automatically. In our case we wanted to speed it up by a few months. In end easier to let it run it's…

4 months4 monthsAJWAJW posted:
Bathroom Light, Heat and Exhaust Fan

Yeah steer away from the NEO. Not as good and has reliability issues.
We have the standard 3-1 4 light tastic and it is fine, and both bathrooms are a fair…

4 months4 monthsAJWAJW posted:
Land loan & construction loan

With you on this. NAB, whilst overall a good bank was a bit of a nightmare to deal with.
In our case separate land and interest only build loans, which rolled…

5 months5 monthsAJWAJW posted:
Buider forget 2nd data point

So do you reckon my 50 connections is a bit of overkill?

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6 months6 monthsAJWAJW posted:
Wide but slim profile fridge

Got to appliances online, you can search for fridges based on max dimensions.

6 months6 monthsAJWAJW posted:
Caesarstone. Fresh concrete, Raw Concrete

Actually my bad totally, it is actually Sleek Concrete.
So best to ignore my post!

6 months6 monthsAJWAJW posted:
Heating/Cooling return cavity

What kind of grille do you have that you can see in?

6 months6 monthsAJWAJW posted:
Where do I buy timber floating shelves?

I am in the market for some floating shelves for our pantry. L shaped similar to the ones in idea 1 in the link below.
Anyone able to advise where I…

6 months6 monthsAJWAJW posted:
Caesarstone. Fresh concrete, Raw Concrete

Here is our kitchen with Fresh Concrete, white cabinets and a dark floor. Glass splashback is Gun Metal grey.
Sorry pics are a tad dark.
Re streaking, yes you can notice streak…

6 months6 monthsAJWAJW posted:
Heating/Cooling return cavity

It is a functional space, not a space of beauty!

6 months6 monthsAJWAJW posted:
Colours are doing my head in

Know you are talking paint colours here, but tell you a story about your choice of Caesarstone. I renovated the kitchen in my old house about 4 years back now…

6 months6 monthsAJWAJW posted:
Rawson Homes - General Thread

Something's like lights they do go through beacon for. But they have a standard range programmed into Clipsec which they use to select and anything else you specify.
With taps…

6 months6 monthsAJWAJW posted:
Rawson Homes - General Thread

Well if you don't have a lux package then look at the lux package details to get an idea of what is on offer.
If you have lux and want…

6 months6 monthsAJWAJW posted:
Plantation Shutters and .... flyscreen?

Don't see why there would be any difference. The shutters either normally sit inside the frame or around the frame. And regardless of window type should not interfere with the…

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