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Allnamesrgone

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Joined 12 December 2019
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19 d19 dAllnamesrgoneAllnamesrgone posted:
Benchtop caesarstone colour

And to be totally different....I chose 30mm! At the time 30mm wasn't available in every colour, so might pay to check, but they might have changed that now…

22 d22 dAllnamesrgoneAllnamesrgone posted:
Kitchen layout feedback

Option 1 would be my choice from those plans. I really dislike cooktops on island bench, specially one that has seating and didn't buy a house a few years…

30 d30 dAllnamesrgoneAllnamesrgone posted:
Modernising an Old Girl - We won a Heritage Award!

How great to find the original photo. I think the roofline is more balanced now than when it was built, so I think you did it a favour. …

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2 months2 monthsAllnamesrgoneAllnamesrgone posted:
Importing a pivot door

Have you contacted any of the custom entry door sites? Just checked as I thought I had one bookmarked but can't see it now, however a google search shows…

2 months2 monthsAllnamesrgoneAllnamesrgone posted:
Career change

It's never too late to make a career change, imho. Being happy in your work life is more than $$! Only you know your financial position but being…

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4 months4 monthsAllnamesrgoneAllnamesrgone posted:
Are these Termites

As there are 360 species of termites in Australia it's difficult to confirm without local knowledge of the species generally found in your area.
You could contact your local…

5 months5 monthsAllnamesrgoneAllnamesrgone posted:
Ticking Noise Inside A Wall

Hope that finds the cause. With our house the ticking would 'never' be heard at night, it was only during changes in temperature during the day but it wasn't…

5 months5 monthsAllnamesrgoneAllnamesrgone posted:
Ticking Noise Inside A Wall

I lived for many years with metal roof on metal framing and it wasn't as 'regular' as that sound.

5 months5 monthsAllnamesrgoneAllnamesrgone posted:
Interior and kitchen paint colours for new build.

I didn't mention the A4 swatches because I wasn't sure if they were still available, but they are so much better than the 100x100 swatches.
Not sure of current…

5 months5 monthsAllnamesrgoneAllnamesrgone posted:
Interior and kitchen paint colours for new build.

Initially I didn't see GrandPiano as being really green, just a very slight tinge, but nothing more. That is, until I went to choose bedroom carpet which I wanted…

5 months5 monthsAllnamesrgoneAllnamesrgone posted:
Interior and kitchen paint colours for new build.

GrandPiano Half was the choice in the last house, but it turned out quite green, so with that in mind I chose Antique White USA (full) in the current house…

5 months5 monthsAllnamesrgoneAllnamesrgone posted:
Help finding a discontinued toilet seat

Try Gumtree, it's amazing what is posted there. Good luck!
True story, when I was doing a total bathroom reno a few years ago, the toilet pan (in the house…

5 months5 monthsAllnamesrgoneAllnamesrgone posted:
Do I need to get a certificate for driveway for OC?

If you are lucky, the certifier will do a drive-by, not even sure they checked the driveway stages, but that was a year later too. Imho, it's best not…

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6 months6 monthsAllnamesrgoneAllnamesrgone posted:
NBN point in your new house.

I would think so, but then I'm not an expert in this field and like you, we can see the tower on a nearby hill.
Just checked google maps…

6 months6 monthsAllnamesrgoneAllnamesrgone posted:
NBN point in your new house.

With TPG I had the option of a higher speed at additional monthly cost, but so far (12 days) the speed has been good for what we need. It's…

6 months6 monthsAllnamesrgoneAllnamesrgone posted:
NBN point in your new house.

iktan1... check if there are other options in your area as until last week I had NBN/FTTN and recently received a letter from TPG (have been with them for several…

6 months6 monthsAllnamesrgoneAllnamesrgone posted:
Splashback for Classic calacatta

Have to agree about the mismatch and while I know screens can show different colours, one looks to have a more white background whereas the other is more creamy, then…

7 months7 monthsAllnamesrgoneAllnamesrgone posted:
Flu vent on roof

Not trying to be pedantic, but 'normal everyday gas' doesn't exist, it's either LPG or NG...there are others too but these are the most common and I didn't want to…

7 months7 monthsAllnamesrgoneAllnamesrgone posted:
Flu vent on roof

Which gas? LPG/NG/etc?

7 months7 monthsAllnamesrgoneAllnamesrgone posted:
How to split levels

It's bright because I hate dark houses.
Don't disregard reflective light, interior colours, furnishings etc make a whole lot of difference.
An upside down layout would be a personal choice but…

7 months7 monthsAllnamesrgoneAllnamesrgone posted:
How to split levels

Have to agree with Leona in that the house is better if it 'fits' the block, rather than the other way around.
With a wedge shaped block don't forget you…

8 months8 monthsAllnamesrgoneAllnamesrgone posted:
Dishwasher space in tight kitchen

Have you thought about a dishdrawer? Afaik, they are still 600mm wide (same as most d/w's) but can be set lower or higher than regular bench height.
They can be…

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8 months8 monthsAllnamesrgoneAllnamesrgone posted:
EcoStay building project

Genius! Have to agree it fits in nicely, anything 'modern' would look out of place.

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8 months8 monthsAllnamesrgoneAllnamesrgone posted:
Exterior colour scheme help for modest Californian Bungalow

Grey in all shades is passed it's use-by date (hooray!!) so I would suggest something new and exciting.
The white walls might need a light pressure wash to refresh them, then…

8 months8 monthsAllnamesrgoneAllnamesrgone posted:
Ensuite Layout - Please help/Vote!

Walk-in shower wins for me everytime, but I would only have a single handbasin at one end of the vanity to give more free bench space. If you still need…

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9 months9 monthsAllnamesrgoneAllnamesrgone posted:
Spring-fed dams??

Get some geese (beg, buy or borrow...maybe rent as I just looked at prices on Gumtree) a trio is best, but a pair at least.
Good luck

9 months9 monthsAllnamesrgoneAllnamesrgone posted:
What is this roof in bathroom?

Good one Ol chippy...:lol:

9 months9 monthsAllnamesrgoneAllnamesrgone posted:
Letterbox insert height recommendation

I found this info on the AusPost website. HTH

10 months10 monthsAllnamesrgoneAllnamesrgone posted:
Induction Cooktops

The choice here was a EuroChef at the grand price of $269...admittedly this was 9 yrs ago but the current price is only $299.
This was our intro into…

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