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3 months3 monthscolin1colin1 posted:
Concrete Pavers - Sealing

We are currently having some 400x400 concrete pavers laid and after the job is complete I would like to seal them as it is
an entertaing area and will probably have…

4 months4 monthscolin1colin1 posted:
Native Garden Need Mulch Suggestions.

After a knock down rebuild we decided to put in a native garden in the front.
All the plants have been in for approx 3 months and now need to…

4 months4 monthscolin1colin1 posted:
Pendant light help!

About 950mm

5 months5 monthscolin1colin1 posted:
Pendant light help!

We used Alfred from Beacon. Our Island is 3.0m x 1.2m -

5 months5 monthscolin1colin1 posted:
Interior paint colour

We used Taubmans Windy Beach. NB If you look at the Taubmans website the colour is a lot darker than it dries out.
Here is an article :

5 months5 monthscolin1colin1 posted:
Interim Occupation Certificate

We have moved in to our new home and were issued with an Interim Occupation Certificate. What do we need to do the get the Final Occupation Certificate. Is…

6 months6 monthscolin1colin1 posted:
Just Laid Matilda Turf atthis time of year

Thanks for the reply. After looking at your lawn pictures if mine turns out anything like yours I will be verry happy
Col

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6 months6 monthscolin1colin1 posted:
Just Laid Matilda Turf atthis time of year

Hi,
Have just laid Matilda Buffalo this week. New build so did not have an option to wait for warmer weather as we had
a bare yard that would have turned…

8 months8 monthscolin1colin1 posted:
Grout Sealing With Brush

Have polished porcelain tiles that don't need sealing but I would like to seal the sand cement grout.
Can I just use one of the grout sealers from Bunning and paint…

Grout Sealing With Brush
8 months8 monthscolin1colin1 posted:
do you have a white kitchen? What colour are your floor tile

Our Kitchen is all white and plan to use color on appliances (Kettle etc, stools). Black Pendant lights above island

Tiles are light gray

8 months8 monthscolin1colin1 posted:
Help - What are these Pipes For ?

Hi,
Our house is getting close and did a visit today. Can some help identifying what the different type of pipes
Any help greatly appreciated

What is this pipe for ? Does it…

8 months8 monthscolin1colin1 posted:
Garage Floor Painting

Would love to use these but just worked out I would need over 200 tiles, thus would cost nearly 2 grand to do the floor. After building a new house…

8 months8 monthscolin1colin1 posted:
Garage Floor Painting

Am looking at sealing the garage floor (New Build). The problem I am facing is that all products seem to instruct
you to give the floor pressure washing but the garage…

Garage Floor Painting
8 months8 monthscolin1colin1 posted:
Curtain Brackets - No Drilling

Hi,
Am just about to install curtains in the new house. I hate the idea of drilling holes in my nice new architraves.
I found these on the internet but only in…

Curtain Brackets - No Drilling
8 months8 monthscolin1colin1 posted:
TV Antenna Supply and Install

Hi,
House nearly finished. TV ports to all rooms have been installed and connected to a splitter by builder. Now will need someone to install and supply Antenna in Sydney south…

8 months8 monthscolin1colin1 posted:
Things to do after move in to protect your home

No suitable for a garage floor unless you don't park your car in the garage

Things to do after move in to protect your home
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9 months9 monthscolin1colin1 posted:
Kitchen Design - Need Extra Set of Eyes

Thanks Guys for your help re the overhang. Am happy now and signing off on the design.
Regarding the comments on the pantry size. The pantry on the kitchen design is…

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10 months10 monthscolin1colin1 posted:
Bedroom furniture

We are currently nearing completionof our new house and have been looking for furniture too. We found Focus On Furniture had good quality furniture and prices quiet reasonable for…

10 months10 monthscolin1colin1 posted:
Kitchen Design - Need Extra Set of Eyes

Hi Everyone,
I need some help. We are currently finalising the design of our new kitchen when my other half had to go overseas urgently. We were 95% finished and only…

11 months11 monthscolin1colin1 posted:
Pull Out Spice Rack - Kitchen Designer says No

We had in our original plans that we wanted a large pull out spice rack. The Kitchen company says that don't use them anymore as they go out of alignment…

12 months12 monthscolin1colin1 posted:
Sealing Alfresco Tiles

Hi,
We are currently building and have selected Belga Taupe Textured 450x450 mm for our alfresco area. I am a bit worried that with the textured finish that they will become…

Sealing Alfresco Tiles
12 months12 monthscolin1colin1 posted:
Options for knockdown/rebuild for wide frontage block

Hi,
We are in the south west of Sydney and had the exact same problem. We looked at a lot of display homes but nearly all are now designed for smaller…

1 year1 yearcolin1colin1 posted:
Buying Electrical Appliances for New House

Hi,
We are currently building and had started to look at the New Electrical appliances we want. We are looking at the following;
Fridge (520L)
Microwave
Dishwasher
2 x Smart 4k TV (55cm & 65cm)
Vacuum…

1 year1 yearcolin1colin1 posted:
B&D Panelift - Upgrade to Timber Coat

We currenting have a double garage with B&D Colorbond Panelift Doors in our tender . We are thinking about upgrading to the Timber Coat Merbau to match…

1 year1 yearcolin1colin1 posted:
Independent Building Inspection Costs

Hi,
We are about to start a KDR and was looking at using an Independent Building Inspector to check work as I no nothing about building a house. Was hoping someone…

1 year1 yearcolin1colin1 posted:
Building Inspector - Help

Hi,
We are going towards a KDR and we think it would be advantageous to get an building inspection company to
check that everything is done as per plans and to the…

1 year1 yearcolin1colin1 posted:
Help Please - Contract - What to Look Out For

Thanks for the reply. I am in NSW (Sydney West)

1 year1 yearcolin1colin1 posted:
Help Please - Contract - What to Look Out For

Hi,
I have just received our finalised tender which we are about to accept.
Before we move on to the building contract I was hoping people could let me know the following…

1 year1 yearcolin1colin1 posted:
Security System - Bosch 844

Hi
I am going throught a new home tender and the builder has put a Bosch 844 Security System in it (we asked for a security system)
After a bit of investigation…

1 year1 yearcolin1colin1 posted:
Driveway Cost

Thanks
I really don't have the full structural details for the driveway. This quote is from the builder as an additional cost of the house construction. Might get a few…

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