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Joined 28 October 2008
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9 years9 yearsBecsterBecster posted:
Agapanthus, Purple Fountain Grass or Something Else? Help!

Pink/white combo (called snow cap)...

9 years9 yearsBecsterBecster posted:
Agapanthus, Purple Fountain Grass or Something Else? Help!

50+ views and no responses.
:cry:

9 years9 yearsBecsterBecster posted:
bedside lamp vs bedside wall light

Just make sure you don't plan on upgrading your bed - we went from a queen to a king sized and the wall lights aren't quite right anymore ...
But…

9 years9 yearsBecsterBecster posted:
Agapanthus, Purple Fountain Grass or Something Else? Help!

Hi
We have a very long dividing fence on the northern side of our block, about 2.5m high and 15m long. I would love for it to be covered in an…

9 years9 yearsBecsterBecster posted:
I didnt ask for this but they are doing it...

Can you leave another message which says that if they proceed with the work on Monday morning, they are going to have to come back and take it out, because…

9 years9 yearsBecsterBecster posted:
Suggestions for west facing garden bed

Thanks for your suggestions! :)
If I didnt want strappy plants, is there anything that you would recommend?
I am planning on a nursery run tomorrow…

9 years9 yearsBecsterBecster posted:
Suggestions for west facing garden bed

Hi
I need some help in planting out a smallish garden bed in front of our bedroom window (about 3m long by 6ocm deep) at the front of our house. It…

9 years9 yearsBecsterBecster posted:
Ceiling fans in an al fresco area ... worthwhile?

I'm interested in this too.
And Lance we also have a 31 course ceiling (meaning 31 courses of bricks from floor to ceiling), we are thinking the fans will be…

9 years9 yearsBecsterBecster posted:
Lime Trees

Hi
Bumping this topic to ask for advice on what type of lime tree you would plant if you were starting from scratch? Perth metro area, coastal (Fu knows the spot…

9 years9 yearsBecsterBecster posted:
What's the benefit to rendered a house?

I think it looks nicer but the upkeep is much harder. we have been in a month and already the kids have taken chips off the render with their bikes…

9 years9 yearsBecsterBecster posted:
Which option.....ideas welcome......page 4

Hey that's great you have a slab PK! I did notice the retaining wall on one of my recent drivebys... We will definitely look in next time we drive by.…

9 years9 yearsBecsterBecster posted:
Internal Painting - WA v eastern states

Gweluphome - the wait time is to do with everything settling and moving, eg the settling of the concrete, the bricks, the cornices and so on. Cornices in particular being…

10 years10 yearsBecsterBecster posted:
Do you find yourself assesing every home you see???

I find I am doing it in waves, first I will looking at rooves and tiles on rooves and colorbond colours, and then I will move on and be looking…

10 years10 yearsBecsterBecster posted:
Wall oven or Underbench oven?

We have a double oven - wall oven, so we get the extra space/capacity that a 900mm underbench oven provides but the convenience (bending/stretching/checking what's cooking etc) that a wall…

10 years10 yearsBecsterBecster posted:
driveway after handover

We had washed aggregate poured for our driveway. The concreter knew the council specifications and ensured that the driveway was in compliance. We did not need to submit plans. I…

10 years10 yearsBecsterBecster posted:
Which option.....ideas welcome......page 4

That's great - as I may have mentioned I drive by pretty often and have been keeping my eye out for something happening on your "piece of dirt".

10 years10 yearsBecsterBecster posted:
Just signed our building contract and now I am worried,

Just wading in to say when I am not building houses and raising 3 young children :lol: I am a lawyer, and my advice would…

10 years10 yearsBecsterBecster posted:
Just signed our building contract and now I am worried,

Given that you both signed the variation to the contract, I would have thought you would be covered. Put it this way, very difficult for the builder to hit you…

10 years10 yearsBecsterBecster posted:
Concrete vs Fibreglass Pool

Fibreglass pools are colder than concrete, IMO.

10 years10 yearsBecsterBecster posted:
Vanity - Stringybark, Fudgestream or other?

As promised, here's a pic of my fudgestream in the kids bathroom. It looks fantastic.

10 years10 yearsBecsterBecster posted:
recommendations exposed aggregate in perth?

I have sent you a PM.
:D :D :D

10 years10 yearsBecsterBecster posted:
Our new house - lots of photos (featuring fudge stream!)

I desperately want to be in by the end of the month (ie July) which should be achievable, assuming all the tradies stick to their schedules. We don't have much…

10 years10 yearsBecsterBecster posted:
Our new house - lots of photos (featuring fudge stream!)

Thanks!
It's a solver colour - smoke pearl.
We have done a feature wall in the living room in wallaby which is about 2 tones darker (and therefore barely noticeable as a…

10 years10 yearsBecsterBecster posted:
Our new house - lots of photos (featuring fudge stream!)

and some more pics ...
the double shower

my side of the wir

kitchen - stipple seal cabinets below, polar white above and essa stone purity benchtops

living area

sliding doors opening out to al…

10 years10 yearsBecsterBecster posted:
Our new house - lots of photos (featuring fudge stream!)

FINALLY .... I have taken some pics of our new house. We are very close to handover - maybe next week.... We have had our own key since lock up,…

10 years10 yearsBecsterBecster posted:
What were the Main Reasons you decided to Build ?

Yeh, I'm not saying that the gst was a decisive factor at all in our decision to build. I guess I was just coming at it from having spent the…

10 years10 yearsBecsterBecster posted:
What were the Main Reasons you decided to Build ?

Not discounting any of the reasons given here for building new rather than buying established (most of them applied to us too), but did anyone look at whether the gst…

10 years10 yearsBecsterBecster posted:
What were the Main Reasons you decided to Build ?

What Stormy said!

10 years10 yearsBecsterBecster posted:
Second guessing our color selection...PLEASE HELP!

Absolutely!! We have our practical completion meeting/walk through this afternoon so I will take my camera along.
"Chocolate heaven sparkle" will go in in a few weeks, hopefully. Timber floors…

10 years10 yearsBecsterBecster posted:
Second guessing our color selection...PLEASE HELP!

Hi there
We have stipple seal for our below bench cupboards in the kitchen, and essa stone purity for bench tops (the most white stone in the range) and polar white…

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