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17 d17 darodcarodc posted:
Hanging items from steel stud frame shed

I have a Titan Goldstar stud frame shed. I want to be able to hang a couple of ladders, bikes and tools from the wall. I’m wondering the best way…

1 month1 montharodcarodc posted:
Looking for copper curtain rods

I’m looking for copper curtain rods. I’ve had a bit of a look round but haven’t found anything suitable yet (in Australia at least). Has anyone seen them anywhere?
Thanks

1 month1 montharodcarodc posted:
Painting timber fence – which spray gun?

I have a timber fence with lapped treated pine palings (i.e. no gaps) that I needs to paint both sides of. It is about 40m long and 2m high.

2 months2 monthsarodcarodc posted:
Patching holes in galvanised fence posts

I have some galvinised fence posts I need to paint.
They previously had some fixings attached to them which I have removed,. There are a number of ~10mm diameter holes…

3 months3 monthsarodcarodc posted:
Small bulges in new plasterboard

Thanks, I appreciate your comments

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3 months3 monthsarodcarodc posted:
Small bulges in new plasterboard

See attached a photo of one of the bulges

3 months3 monthsarodcarodc posted:
Small bulges in new plasterboard

I have been in my new house for approximately 3 months.
I've noticed in a few of the walls there are small bulges in the plasterboard, generally the size of…

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5 months5 monthsarodcarodc posted:
Buying blinds online

I’m looking at buying some roller blinds online, there appears to be numerous different websites where you can buy them.

I’d find it helpful to hear some firsthand reviews…

5 months5 monthsarodcarodc posted:
Sealing bathroom glass, tiles and grout - does it work?

Wondering if many people have had the treatment applied to their shower screens, tiles and grout offered by companies such as Ezicleen (http://www.ezicleen.com.au) that is meant to…

5 months5 monthsarodcarodc posted:
Cleaning tips for vinyl planks (Karndean Van Gogh)

Any comments? (even if they're not specifically in relation to Karndean vinyl planks)

6 months6 monthsarodcarodc posted:
Cleaning tips for vinyl planks (Karndean Van Gogh)

We have had Karndean Van Gogh vinyl planks installed throughout our house except for the wet areas.
I'd appreciate any tips people have for cleaning vinyl planks/ I am particularly…

7 months7 monthsarodcarodc posted:
Security film - anyone used it?

No, still haven't decided what to do yet.

7 months7 monthsarodcarodc posted:
Security film - anyone used it?

I’m looking at the installation of security film (3M or other products) to fixed glass panels that are not covered by security screens at my new house. I view the…

7 months7 monthsarodcarodc posted:
Security Doors - with or without mid-rails???

I'm looking at security doors for my new build (e.g. Crimsafe etc.), some suppliers are quoting with mid-rails, others are quoting without mid-rails.
What are the advantages/disadvantages of mid-rails?

7 months7 monthsarodcarodc posted:
Bradnams Stainless View Security Screens

For anyone that has used Bradnams windows in their new place, did you consider their 'Stainless View' security screens?
How have they performed? Unlike all the other security screen manufacturers, I…

8 months8 monthsarodcarodc posted:
Security screens – which company and why?

Has anyone used the Bradnams Stainless View screens?

8 months8 monthsarodcarodc posted:
Latest recommendations on wireless cameras

Seems to be 12+ months since this topic has been discussed...
I'm looking for recommendations on wireless (wifi) cameras. I require four outdoor cameras. Besides the wifi, I'm fairly flexible on…

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9 months9 monthsarodcarodc posted:
Tips on painting new Linea board

Thanks for your reply. Yes, Linea Scyon are the boards I'm referring to.
I'll be painting them within 6 weeks of installation. In terms of painting preparation, did you bother…

9 months9 monthsarodcarodc posted:
Security screens – which company and why?

No, I haven't made a decision yet, Invsiguard was definitely one that I was considering though.

9 months9 monthsarodcarodc posted:
Tips on painting new Linea board

I am about to paint some newly installed Linea board for the first time and would appreciate any tips.
In particular:
- What filler to use to fill in the…

9 months9 monthsarodcarodc posted:
Quality and spare parts of Chinese made toilets

Thanks for the reply, much appreciated.

9 months9 monthsarodcarodc posted:
Can a private garage be a Class 1 structure?

Thanks for your reply.
I have emailed the Council so will see what comes back.

9 months9 monthsarodcarodc posted:
Can a private garage be a Class 1 structure?

I have a garage that is connected internally to my house. The garage is part of the same slab and same roof structure as the house and is already lined…

10 months10 monthsarodcarodc posted:
Security screens – which company and why?

Currently looking at getting security screens installed on my doors and windows. I’d like them firstly for security purposes, but also to block insects. The amount of breezes they let…

10 months10 monthsarodcarodc posted:
Organising supply and install of glass splashback

We're currently finalising our new kitchen and need to decide on a splashback.
We've asked out kitchen company to quote on providing a glass splashback but wonder if it may…

10 months10 monthsarodcarodc posted:
Quality and spare parts of Chinese made toilets

Would appreciate any responses to this.
The particular brands I've been looking at are:
- Mondella (Bunnings)
- Casa Lusso
- 'Spazio' by Inspire
- KDK Bathrooms
- Alzano

10 months10 monthsarodcarodc posted:
Quality and spare parts of Chinese made toilets

I'm currently looking at toilets for my new build and it looks like there are a number of Chinese made toilets in the market that offer credible warranties (up to…

1 year1 yeararodcarodc posted:
'Astivita' products - anyone used them?

I came across this website for Astivita products https://www.astivita.com.au/categories/Bathroom-&-Kitchen
Has anyone used or had any exposure to them? They appear to be very reasonably priced, just wanted to check about quality.

1 year1 yeararodcarodc posted:
Adjustable or non-adjustable piers?

The site classification is P, with highly reactive soil.
The builder has not expressed any concerns, I was just surprised adjustable piers weren't the default and was interested to find…

1 year1 yeararodcarodc posted:
Adjustable or non-adjustable piers?

We're soon going to be building a new house using piers rather than slab on ground.
Wondering what people's thoughts are on adjustable vs non-adjustable piers? The soil test came…

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