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15 years15 yearsBoris T BearBoris T Bear posted:
600 x 600 floor tile

Hi,
We hope to go with 600x600 tiles too.
We are also going with a shower drain grate so that we can accomodate the larger tiles.
You can find a picture…

15 years15 yearsBoris T BearBoris T Bear posted:
Anyone had any experiences with "Thermilate"?

Thanks everyone for all the advice.
I've become increasingly sceptical about the merits of thermilate. …

15 years15 yearsBoris T BearBoris T Bear posted:
Anyone had any experiences with "Thermilate"?

Hi,
Wondered if anyone had any experience with "Thermilate"?
thermilate.com.au
We are thinking of using it for our ceiling and external rendering.

15 years15 yearsBoris T BearBoris T Bear posted:
Another which ducted air con to use thread

We have zoned Vulcan gas ducted heating and Uni-air ducted cooling. We didn't really have a choice on the latter.
We had some installation issues, (but thats another story!), but…

15 years15 yearsBoris T BearBoris T Bear posted:
Which entrance door?

I like them both, but for some reason, option B makes the door look wider in my eyes. Optical illusion.
Option B for me, but I'm splitting hairs.

15 years15 yearsBoris T BearBoris T Bear posted:
Opinions 600x600 wall tiles for bathroom, toilet and laundry

We saw that episode too! I didn't mind the look either. They were not large wall tiles, so I wonder what the impact would be with larger tiles.

15 years15 yearsBoris T BearBoris T Bear posted:
Opinions 600x600 wall tiles for bathroom, toilet and laundry

We are going creamish tiles for the wall, and dark/charcoal tiles for the floor. We are not so fussed about the size of the floor tiles, but would like to…

15 years15 yearsBoris T BearBoris T Bear posted:
Opinions 600x600 wall tiles for bathroom, toilet and laundry

We are hoping to have grate drain for the shower to make tiling easier. We are not so fussed about the size of the floor tile because they will be…

15 years15 yearsBoris T BearBoris T Bear posted:
Opinions 600x600 wall tiles for bathroom, toilet and laundry

Hi,
We are wondering what size wall tiles to use in the bathroom, laundry and toilet. The bigger the better, to reduce the amount of grouting we will need cleaning.
We…

15 years15 yearsBoris T BearBoris T Bear posted:
Which tree & plants to use for our front garden?

We have a number of ornamental pears , and one Japanese Maple in our front yard. They were planted about 2 and a half years ago.
I love the Japanese Maple…

15 years15 yearsBoris T BearBoris T Bear posted:
Anyone has Miele kitchen appliances?

We got the LCM 1500 Federation rangehood. Its a BIG rangehood. 1500mm wide. It is wonderful.
Qasair have an amazing range (forgive the pun) of rangehoods.
We looked at the range…

15 years15 yearsBoris T BearBoris T Bear posted:
Anyone has Miele kitchen appliances?

We have a miele gas cooktop, oven and a Qasar rangehood, and are very happy with all of them.
Miele no longer make the cooktop we have but the 24034 is…

15 years15 yearsBoris T BearBoris T Bear posted:
HDD Recorder

I have (two) standard definition Topfield recorders with twin tuners. I don't have an HD TV so I haven't yet upgraded to an HD recorder. I like the topfields because…

15 years15 yearsBoris T BearBoris T Bear posted:
Window brand recommendations

My In-Laws' house which is less than 5 years old has aluminium Dowell windows. They look good. We are about to get our house renovated and are going to install…

15 years15 yearsBoris T BearBoris T Bear posted:
In wall cistern systems - advice and where can I buy them?

We have been thinking about installing an in-wall cistern toilet but I'm worried about access to the cistern in case something goes wrong. I thought about having a access panel,…

15 years15 yearsBoris T BearBoris T Bear posted:
External rendering to match a slate grey roof?

Dear Michelle,
Thanks again. We think we'll go with Dune for the walls, downpipes, and Dutch gables. and 1/2 strength Dune for the eaves.
(I've always wondered why many recommend reducing…

15 years15 yearsBoris T BearBoris T Bear posted:
Time to Fix Mortgage Interest Rate - Yay or Nay ?

This article explains some of the factors forcing up fixed interest mortgage rates.
http://business.theage.com.au/business/ ... -ae3y.html
Interestingly it states that "the current take-up of fixed-rate mortgages is at…

15 years15 yearsBoris T BearBoris T Bear posted:
Time to Fix Mortgage Interest Rate - Yay or Nay ?

I heard one economist suggest that the Reserve Bank might cut interest rates later on in the year when unfortunately unemployment increases. Whether the banks pass on any future rate…

15 years15 yearsBoris T BearBoris T Bear posted:
External rendering to match a slate grey roof?

Dear Michelle,
The Silkwort matches well, but we wondered whether we should try a warmer colour and would love your thoughts on colourbond Dune as an alternative render.
And if we…

External rendering to match a slate grey roof?
15 years15 yearsBoris T BearBoris T Bear posted:
External rendering to match a slate grey roof?

Dear Michelle,
Thanks muchly!
I intend to pickup a sample pot ASAP.

15 years15 yearsBoris T BearBoris T Bear posted:
External rendering to match a slate grey roof?

Hi, Everyone,
We are renovating our 1970s house and we are replacing the roof with a slate grey ceramic tile (Nu-Lok)
We will be having (Rylock) metallic silver aluminium windows,
and…

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