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12 years12 yearsarchaeobabearchaeobabe posted:
recommendations for bendable/curved garden edging?

Another recommendation for FormBoss (sold through GreenLines)- we used it for a herb garden and got a third of our yard finished in only one day!

12 years12 yearsarchaeobabearchaeobabe posted:
How many downlights should we have?

If you haven't lived with them before, try to spend some time at night in a house that has them. I really hated them in our old rental- to me…

12 years12 yearsarchaeobabearchaeobabe posted:
Help! Need advice: Corner dispensation. cost and time

Without having seen the actual house plan, can you reduce each room length by 20cm (down the long side of the house)? This amount isn't noticeable in each room, but…

12 years12 yearsarchaeobabearchaeobabe posted:
Under sink hot water?

The Chili Pepper Hot Water Recycler is a similar product to the Dux by the sound of it, would be worth comparing prices?

12 years12 yearsarchaeobabearchaeobabe posted:
flyscreen/security screens for pets!

Thanks Ed!

12 years12 yearsarchaeobabearchaeobabe posted:
flyscreen/security screens for pets!

So Ed, if I already have my screen doors with standard mesh, can I replace the mesh with steel mesh, or will that not work?

12 years12 yearsarchaeobabearchaeobabe posted:
Plants for cold, dark, wet location

Thanks Fu! I will look all those plants up tonight :)
Would hellebores grow in this location?

12 years12 yearsarchaeobabearchaeobabe posted:
Plants for cold, dark, wet location

Ah- yes, that would be helpful! Canberra :)

12 years12 yearsarchaeobabearchaeobabe posted:
Plants for cold, dark, wet location

Hi all,
Our new house has a small service passageway along the southern side of the house, which is dark and damp. As two bedrooms have windows on this side of…

12 years12 yearsarchaeobabearchaeobabe posted:
'Cashmere' Caeserstone bench for kitchen?

Blurry horrible picture off my phone- sorry for the quality. I can't find the camera cable to get the good photos off the camera as I have put it somewhere…

'Cashmere' Caeserstone bench for kitchen?
13 years13 yearsarchaeobabearchaeobabe posted:
Correct laying of bamboo floor on new concrete slab

We got a quote to have some bamboo floorboards laid- the installer said that as the house is new the concrete slab will have too much moisture to lay the…

13 years13 yearsarchaeobabearchaeobabe posted:
'Cashmere' Caeserstone bench for kitchen?

It is installed finally, but we haven't been able to get access to take any photos :(
Really hoping to get the house keys by the end…

13 years13 yearsarchaeobabearchaeobabe posted:
Great idea to re use an old door

Thanks for the link- apparently an American barn door fitting, so you were right Joles.
Re my avatar- it's a seahorse with tail top right and head bottom left. No one…

13 years13 yearsarchaeobabearchaeobabe posted:
Great idea to re use an old door

Awesome- I love it! Any thoughts on where you could find the hardware?

13 years13 yearsarchaeobabearchaeobabe posted:
Anyone aware of this?

You could look at taking 20cm or so off all rooms along one side of the house- it's not enough to make much difference to the use of the room,…

13 years13 yearsarchaeobabearchaeobabe posted:
What makes you select a kitchen company?

Alrighty- although I said earlier that we had no choice, there were some specific reasons that we were so comfortable with the builder's choice after the first meeting with the…

13 years13 yearsarchaeobabearchaeobabe posted:
What makes you select a kitchen company?

This is probably not a very helpful answer, but we had to use our builder's preferred kitchen company. Fortunately they were fantastic and we were really happy with the service,…

13 years13 yearsarchaeobabearchaeobabe posted:
Getting Conned by Forced Sustainable Living Additions

I guess the other question about being 'forced' to take certain actions is whether it was an estate requirement- my estate requires a rainwater tank of a certain size (based…

13 years13 yearsarchaeobabearchaeobabe posted:
Quick info needed - how wide are your drawers???

TDL- ::hyst::
Just make sure you ask the weight loading that the hinges can handle- you can fit more in big drawers, and it's tempting…

13 years13 yearsarchaeobabearchaeobabe posted:
Vintage Red Eucalyptus

Does anyone have a picture? I googled but no luck...

13 years13 yearsarchaeobabearchaeobabe posted:
Nectarine tree with new pics 30/08

Phew! I also thought mine was sick- thanks to Tillie for asking this!

13 years13 yearsarchaeobabearchaeobabe posted:
'Cashmere' Caeserstone bench for kitchen?

:) Nope, they still haven't installed the benchtop. Sorry! I promise I won't forget you :)

13 years13 yearsarchaeobabearchaeobabe posted:
Your thoughts on handleLESS kitchen cupboards

Thanks! It was our kitchen designers idea- I'll let you know how it works when we get to start using it.
just out of curiosity what did you use for your…

13 years13 yearsarchaeobabearchaeobabe posted:
Your thoughts on handleLESS kitchen cupboards

Our overheads have a standard door with no handles, but the door is 1cm longer than the cupboards, giving us an overhang to pull the door open with.

Your thoughts on handleLESS kitchen cupboards
13 years13 yearsarchaeobabearchaeobabe posted:
OMG

Beautiful! :: :: ::

13 years13 yearsarchaeobabearchaeobabe posted:
'Cashmere' Caeserstone bench for kitchen?

Cabinets went in yesterday, but no sign of the benchtop yet. Hopefully soon! Assuming they are in by the end of this week, I will go take photos through the…

13 years13 yearsarchaeobabearchaeobabe posted:
'Cashmere' Caeserstone bench for kitchen?

:) Not in yet! Hopefully soon, but they've gone quite slowly the last week or so.

13 years13 yearsarchaeobabearchaeobabe posted:
AAARGHHHHH Council said no to Dune Roof [new facade pics]

I like the jasper- and you wouldn't really see the whole roof of it in real life. A lighter option like the windspray would be better for energy efficiency though,…

13 years13 yearsarchaeobabearchaeobabe posted:
Look what I bought last night.....

We brought the model down form your ASKO dishwasher 2 months ago- so, so happy with it!

13 years13 yearsarchaeobabearchaeobabe posted:
In these times, whats a safe and fair payment schedule??

Talk to your lender about what they will pay out for each stage- we had issues as ourbank wouldn't release the amount agreed to for frame stage as their valuer…

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