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13 years13 yearsFionaLFionaL posted:
Exposed brick wall

Hi, We have an exposed brick wall in our lounge/dining room area. I hate it! it's so dark and ugly. We're tossing up whether we should paint it or render…

13 years13 yearsFionaLFionaL posted:
Covering/Emptying the swimming pool during new home rebuild

Is your pool concrete or fiber glass? I'd ring your local pool place and ask them before emptying it. My worry is that construction is going to be close to…

14 years14 yearsFionaLFionaL posted:
laminate flooring

When i say it has scratches on it already, I mean that I myself can see them when cleaning the floor. I know where they are i guess. If you…

14 years14 yearsFionaLFionaL posted:
lamintate flooring finish.

We had to get the 3/4 around the edge because all our architraves and door frames are concreted in! We had to remove a small amount when we moved in…

14 years14 yearsFionaLFionaL posted:
laminate flooring

We ended up going with carpet choice and got quick-step 800mm vintage oak natural varnish. At the time i brought it i wasnt aware that it came in different finishes,…

14 years14 yearsFionaLFionaL posted:
How big is your mortgage?

We brought our first house in Broken Hill for $20,000 lol.. We did nothing to it and sold it last year for $75,000. Needless to say, we had a nice…

14 years14 yearsFionaLFionaL posted:
Quote question

Hi,
I've had 2 different companies in to give me quotes on timber laminate floor boards and carpet but they've both come back with different measurements. 1 was a lot cheaper…

14 years14 yearsFionaLFionaL posted:
Blinds question.

Thanks ladies, Will do!!

14 years14 yearsFionaLFionaL posted:
Blinds question.

Michelle,
I'm just wondering if you have used this company before or know anything about them?
nononsenseblinds(dot)com

14 years14 yearsFionaLFionaL posted:
dulux pale tendril

They will be before we resell it :D

14 years14 yearsFionaLFionaL posted:
dulux pale tendril

The dining room was:
Now is:
Loungroom was:
Now:
Before we pulled the curtains down.
This window measures 2.7m wide. I'm still tossing up between blinds or curtains. What do you think?…

14 years14 yearsFionaLFionaL posted:
dulux pale tendril

Michelle,
Thankyou for that! We've already painted 3/4 of the house in pale tendril and started on the skirtings at 1/4 strength. We LOVE the colour and i can't wait…

14 years14 yearsFionaLFionaL posted:
dulux pale tendril

Sorry Michelle, After i posted it i realised i did so in the wrong area :roll:
The colour card for the paint is very…

14 years14 yearsFionaLFionaL posted:
Panel Glides & Roman Blinds

Good idea! I'll have a look around and see what i can find :)

14 years14 yearsFionaLFionaL posted:
How quickly things change..

Oh very nice! You'll have a lovely view.

14 years14 yearsFionaLFionaL posted:
dulux pale tendril

Hi, We're paining all of our living area's in dulux pale tendril. I'm wondering if you have used this colour before? If so, what colour did you do the architraves…

14 years14 yearsFionaLFionaL posted:
Panel Glides & Roman Blinds

I like the look of Roman blinds but they don't seem to have much privacy. Would they look tacky with curtains over them? Also, How do they compare in price…

14 years14 yearsFionaLFionaL posted:
How quickly things change..

Steve, Any water flowing down will be a god send to the farmers here. We haven't had decent rain in a loooooong time. My 2 1/2 year old thinks it's…

14 years14 yearsFionaLFionaL posted:
How quickly things change..

And yes, It is hot! A stark contrast from Newcastle.

14 years14 yearsFionaLFionaL posted:
How quickly things change..

Weeeeeeeeellllllll, The place we're living in now is called Dareton. My hubby is a detective here. Anyhoo, Dareton is on the NSW side of the border and our water supply…

14 years14 yearsFionaLFionaL posted:
How quickly things change..

Mildura

14 years14 yearsFionaLFionaL posted:
How quickly things change..

I don't know that the market here has anything to do with interest rates. I think it's more people are choosing to build here rather then buy established which is…

14 years14 yearsFionaLFionaL posted:
Need a 100% offset loan

We used a mortgage broker. I LOVE him! lol.. He was easy to communicate with and found us a good deal. I'll PM you his details..

14 years14 yearsFionaLFionaL posted:
PAINT SHOP PRO 9 ….KILLING ME!

Try adding a new layer then using your selection tool mark out the area you want coloured. Once the area is selected to your liking, floodfill the new layer with…

14 years14 yearsFionaLFionaL posted:
How quickly things change..

Yes, We were disappointed to begin with but i guess it was a blessing in disguise! The way the market is here atm we got a great deal on a…

14 years14 yearsFionaLFionaL posted:
Swimming Pool Systems

If you had my 2 toddlers i'm sure you'd feel the same way :lol:

14 years14 yearsFionaLFionaL posted:
Wallpaper

I love the first wallpaper. It's actually VERY similar to a M*tricon display home, the lindeman. It's pics are on their website.

14 years14 yearsFionaLFionaL posted:
UPDATE - Repairing damage between purchase and settlement

I take it you haven't done your final inspection of the property? We've always done ours the day before settlement as advised by our solicitor to ensure we're getting the…

14 years14 yearsFionaLFionaL posted:
Swimming Pool Systems

Was i naughty? :lol:

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