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10 years10 yearsarchangelarchangel posted:
Asthmatics and Carpet...

Thanks Col,
Much appreciate the reply...
A

10 years10 yearsarchangelarchangel posted:
Asthmatics and Carpet...

Thanks for all the replies folks...
Cheers,
A

10 years10 yearsarchangelarchangel posted:
Asthmatics and Carpet...

Hi all,
Just wondering if anyone out there has any information on types of carpet and its affect on asthma...
I once read that because wool absorbs moisture from the air, it…

10 years10 yearsarchangelarchangel posted:
Landscaper recommendation required in Sydney...

Hi All,
I know these types of topics rarely generate many replies, but we've got nothing to lose...
Anyone know/recommend a reputable landscaper in Sydney...
Our plans are already drawn... needed them for…

10 years10 yearsarchangelarchangel posted:
HIA Sydney Home Show 2009 - Free Double Passes

"Woo-Hoo!!!" In the words of a famous cartoon character...
pm sent...
Many thanks,
A :z:

10 years10 yearsarchangelarchangel posted:
Ariston Washing Machine

Hi, we've had an Ariston front loader for more than eight years and it's been fine...
Wanted to purchase a Miele but they were too expensive!
Had good green specs and…

10 years10 yearsarchangelarchangel posted:
Proper carpet laying

Ok folks, sorry about the repetition, but how about I reword the question, that way nobody is actually "recommending" anyone, just stating facts...
Does anyone know someone in Sydney that lays…

10 years10 yearsarchangelarchangel posted:
Proper carpet laying

G'day all,
sorry about not actually contributing to this thread, but specifically for steveo247 and ash... Any recommendations on carpet layers in Sydney who will do the job well?
Please pm…

10 years10 yearsarchangelarchangel posted:
What was the cost of finishing off your house aftr the build

Everyone's forgotten about the phsychiatrists' fees to get you over the trauma of having to deal with the various people in the building industry!!!

11 years11 yearsarchangelarchangel posted:
Be very very careful

That's a lot of people "not prepared for the building process"!
Maybe something needs to change?
:roll:

11 years11 yearsarchangelarchangel posted:
Be very very careful

I can't scratch myself without first checking I'm not breaking any laws, yet the Government can't (or is too scared) to put a leash on these clowns!
Sorry, soapbox time again!…

11 years11 yearsarchangelarchangel posted:
Be very very careful

Why is it that everyone seems to have a bad experience when it comes to building???

11 years11 yearsarchangelarchangel posted:
Builder won't let us...

Thankyou all for your replies... Much appreciate it...
Yep, I know it's their ball game and you can play elsewhere, if you don't like their rules, but what ever happened to…

11 years11 yearsarchangelarchangel posted:
Be very very careful

Quite ironic really...
Our builder wants to see proof that we can afford our project (about to sign on the dotted line...)... What proof does the customer get to ensure…

11 years11 yearsarchangelarchangel posted:
Builder won't let us...

Hi all,
Reaching the end of the planning/selections stage (feels like an eternity!) and just discovered our builder won't let another flooring company install our solid timber flooring during construction... Something…

11 years11 yearsarchangelarchangel posted:
Insulation... Brick veneer home.

Thanks for the reply...
Just curious as to why not shiny side out?

11 years11 yearsarchangelarchangel posted:
Insulation... Brick veneer home.

Hi,
Just wondering about wall insulation for a new brick veneer house...
1.5 rating pink batts to external walls already included as standard...
Is there any advantage in also placing…

12 years12 yearsarchangelarchangel posted:
Underground Rainwater Tank

Hi All,
Up to the stormwater stage of planning... And, of course, Basix...
Wondering about rainwater tanks... For an underground tank, are there advantages with concrete tanks vs poly tanks?
What about differences…

12 years12 yearsarchangelarchangel posted:
Slump glass for splashback... Let there be light !

Thanks Michelle,
Sounds good... Will look into it...
Cheers,
A

12 years12 yearsarchangelarchangel posted:
Slump glass for splashback... Let there be light !

G'day Michelle,
Out to the side... Boundary fence!
Nothing special!!!
Cheers

12 years12 yearsarchangelarchangel posted:
Slump glass for splashback... Let there be light !

Thanks for all the replies folks...
Yep, a skylight would let in the light, but it's a two storey building...
Further to that, I think a "glowing" splashback will actually look…

12 years12 yearsarchangelarchangel posted:
Schwiegen rangehood...

Anyone used a Schwiegen rangehood, or know anything about them ?
Supposedly, or so they say on the website, they suck ! In a good way !!!
That is to…

12 years12 yearsarchangelarchangel posted:
Slump glass for splashback... Let there be light !

Hi all,
Wanting to let in outside (natural) light through a slump glass splashback... I can picture what I'm after but how would this be built?
What goes on the outside brick…

12 years12 yearsarchangelarchangel posted:
The money trail...

Again, thanks everyone for your replies...
Are people finding that they have all selections made (tiles/windows/doors/taps/vanities/kitchens/etc), Basix requirements covered, and at least an accurate sketch, for layout of the residence, (i.e…

12 years12 yearsarchangelarchangel posted:
The money trail...

Thankyou all for the replies so far... Please keep them coming...
The reason I bring it up is that we've been asked to sign a "construction proposal" and hand over $15000,…

12 years12 yearsarchangelarchangel posted:
The money trail...

Hey all,
Wow, two thread starters in one day! This one is like the sequel..."The Empire Strikes Back..."
From those of you out there that have started, or even finished: what…

12 years12 yearsarchangelarchangel posted:
Construction proposal...

By the way, from the experience out there, when does money generally start changing hands and what amount is 'normal'?

12 years12 yearsarchangelarchangel posted:
Construction proposal...

Thanks for the input folks... Keep it coming...
:wink:

12 years12 yearsarchangelarchangel posted:
Custom Home Builders in Sydney – Has anyone used one?

Hey,
My apologies for having taken so long with this info... Only excuse is that we've sold up and moved, as we prepare for the final assult (building our dream!).
Now…

12 years12 yearsarchangelarchangel posted:
Construction proposal...

PS... the base price for our design recently went up $35000... Well,it didn't actually go up, but $35000 worth of inclusions were removed.
Our construction proposal has these inclusions for the…

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