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15 d15 darodcarodc 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…

23 d23 darodcarodc 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…

1 month1 montharodcarodc posted:
Cleaning tips for vinyl planks (Karndean Van Gogh)

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

2 months2 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…

3 months3 monthsarodcarodc posted:
Security film - anyone used it?

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

3 months3 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…

3 months3 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?

3 months3 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…

4 months4 monthsarodcarodc posted:
Security screens – which company and why?

Has anyone used the Bradnams Stainless View screens?

4 months4 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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5 months5 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…

5 months5 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.

5 months5 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…

5 months5 monthsarodcarodc posted:
Quality and spare parts of Chinese made toilets

Thanks for the reply, much appreciated.

5 months5 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.

5 months5 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…

6 months6 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…

6 months6 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…

6 months6 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

6 months6 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…

8 months8 monthsarodcarodc 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.

8 months8 monthsarodcarodc 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…

9 months9 monthsarodcarodc 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…

9 months9 monthsarodcarodc posted:
Building inspections vs engineer inspections

Thanks for the replies and information to date.
Leonardo_23 - you refer to a building inspector and building surveyor.
One of the reasons for this post is that when I…

9 months9 monthsarodcarodc posted:
New home build inspector Brisbane reccomendation?

I'd be interested if you could PM me your quote as well.
Thanks

9 months9 monthsarodcarodc posted:
Building inspections vs engineer inspections

I’m currently preparing for a custom build and am wanting to understand the difference between getting a building inspector to look at the construction at various stages vs getting an…

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9 months9 monthsarodcarodc posted:
Opinions on custom vanities vs pre-made vanities

Currently preparing for a new build and I was wondering where people stand on both price and quality on getting a cabinet maker to prepare vanity units for bathrooms compared…

10 months10 monthsarodcarodc posted:
KDR - stumps on ground where old stumps were

I am doing a KDR of an old house built on stumps with a new house built on stumps.
Could someone advise whether there is anything to consider with the…

10 months10 monthsarodcarodc posted:
Looking for reviews on Westinghouse appliances

I’m currently looking at appliances for a new build and would appreciate some recommendations. I’m probably looking at predominantly Westinghouse products which seem to get generally good reviews considering the…

1 year1 yeararodcarodc posted:
Quality and Price of Bunnings/Masters vs Specialty Stores

I’m currently getting ready to build a new home and am looking at tiles, fittings, vanities, sinks etc and am looking at whether I go with the builder’s options or…

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