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1 year1 yearfredstarfredstar posted:
bench top and splash back

Hi All
Doing our kitchen reno and time to choose the splash back and bench tops.
All cupboard doors are high gloss white vinyl wrap and no handles (push open)
Been to and…

3 years3 yearsfredstarfredstar posted:
ducted heating and carpet cleaning

Moving back in to my house which has been rented out for 13 years and is approx 15 years old.
It has in roof ducted heating. Ducts have never been cleaned.
Is…

5 years5 yearsfredstarfredstar posted:
Is it time to change from halogens to LED?

hi All
Our 5 year old house has approx 37 halogen 50watt downlights.
The house also has 9ft ceilings and does get quite dark during the day.
What are my options of changing…

5 years5 yearsfredstarfredstar posted:
PVC bi-fold doors

Have been looking at enclosing our deck and came across PVC Bi-fold doors. I have a number of quotes and the pricing difference between companies is about $4000 for the…

6 years6 yearsfredstarfredstar posted:
Thinkwise needs your help

interested but im in Pakenham
house is 3.5 years old
PM me details if you like

6 years6 yearsfredstarfredstar posted:
What are these flowers

Thanks for the identification
Just found the Burke's backyard fact sheet which will come in handy
http://www.burkesbackyard.com.au/factsheets/Flowering-Plants-and-Shrubs/Canna-Lilies/91

6 years6 yearsfredstarfredstar posted:
What are these flowers

Hi All,
I planted this plant a couple of years ago and cannot remember its name. Originally there were only 2 plants. I had to dig them up as they got…

What are these flowers
6 years6 yearsfredstarfredstar posted:
Pergola Builder..

Just finished building our verandah and pergola with Totally Outdoors. They did a fantastic job.

6 years6 yearsfredstarfredstar posted:
inline roof extension to cover deck

Can anyone provide some reptuable companies that I can get quotes from? located in Pakenham.
thanks

6 years6 yearsfredstarfredstar posted:
inline roof extension to cover deck

We have a deck which Im thinking of getting covered by extending the existing house roof line. It would extend out approx 4.2m and length wise would be 4.1.
The roof…

7 years7 yearsfredstarfredstar posted:
Where to buy sun blind and awning

Hi All,
We need to purchase 2 sunblinds and a folding arm awning to provide shade for our north west facing windows and deck. Ive filled in the online quote form…

7 years7 yearsfredstarfredstar posted:
Our Huntley 310 ~ HANDOVER 21/6

It will be a sectional overhead door as thats all we are allowed in our estate. Im pretty sure its a still a colourbond door just with the "timber look".

7 years7 yearsfredstarfredstar posted:
My vegie garden and backyard

Where did you buy it from and how much did it cost if you dont mind me asking?

7 years7 yearsfredstarfredstar posted:
Questions about building raised garden beds

I bought all my timber (Pine and Merbau) and bits n pieces to build my deck from Love's Timber. Very good person to deal with and very good products. I…

8 years8 yearsfredstarfredstar posted:
Electrician required

Hi All,
Does any one know of an electrician that can come out after hours to replace a downlight transformer. I have replaced the globe a week or so ago and…

8 years8 yearsfredstarfredstar posted:
Wanted Soil

Hi All,
Just after a couple of cubic metres of clean fill soil.
Building retaining wall and will need to be filled.
Thanks

8 years8 yearsfredstarfredstar posted:
My vegie garden and backyard

Good job! I too have made my own tomato sauce with my own home grown tomatoes. I boiled my jars with the lids done up tight. Does this make a…

8 years8 yearsfredstarfredstar posted:
Is it to late to plant out sweet potato in Melbourne?

Are you just planting a sweet potato which has just started growing shoots?
Do you grow sweet potatoes the same as normal potatoes? I had about a dozen potatoes that started…

8 years8 yearsfredstarfredstar posted:
Monterey 993 Q1 - Kitchen is in! Yay!!! - New photo's.

drove past ur build around 11am this morning. the timber was there and so were the chippies!

8 years8 yearsfredstarfredstar posted:
Monterey 993 Q1 - Kitchen is in! Yay!!! - New photo's.

havent driven past your block but from my front door i can see the concrete pump truck boom up in the air! No other emoty blocks in that area so…

8 years8 yearsfredstarfredstar posted:
Monterey 993 Q1 - Kitchen is in! Yay!!! - New photo's.

just drove past ur build and there's tradies working there. I can post here and let u know if the slab is poured tomorrow if u like?

8 years8 yearsfredstarfredstar posted:
We have gone solar!!!

Yep costs were off putting and origin only had the monthly payment plan on the 1.5kw system. Couldnt find any other company at the time that had the same payment…

8 years8 yearsfredstarfredstar posted:
what to use to oil the deck

Just as a matter of interest
Gates oiled with 2 coats of Merbau Ultredeck
Deck oiled with 2 coats of Feast Watson Merbau Stain
Merbau wood used on both deck and gates. Gates…

8 years8 yearsfredstarfredstar posted:
Building a deck - mini blog (pics inside)

Photo of platform infront of garage door after 2 coats of Feast Watson Merbau stain oil
Rest of deck after its been oiled
Has come up a treat. Now to try and…

8 years8 yearsfredstarfredstar posted:
what to use to oil the deck

I used Reviva and nappy san mixed together to wash the deck yesterday arvo. All pencil marls came off. The boards were lighter along the screw lines as this is…

8 years8 yearsfredstarfredstar posted:
Building a deck - mini blog (pics inside)

I will try and oil it asap. I have read and heard so many different opinions on when to oil it. Some say straight away, some say wait 6 weeks…

8 years8 yearsfredstarfredstar posted:
Building a deck - mini blog (pics inside)

Thanks for all the feedback. We had xmas day lunch with 20 people on the deck. It worked a treat and no mess inside.
I have laid deck in front of…

8 years8 yearsfredstarfredstar posted:
what to use to oil the deck

Just laid the merbau deck a week ago. Been looking for some advise on when and what to oil it with. Ive been told to wait 6 weeks and even…

8 years8 yearsfredstarfredstar posted:
Building a deck - mini blog (pics inside)

I thought I would post my mini blog re building a deck.
The deck is about 56m2. It has cost about $11,000 to build ourselves. Helps when your bro in law…

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