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HappyCamper_au

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6 years6 yearsHappyCamper_auHappyCamper_au posted:
Our Poolhouse - Sneak Peeks, almost finished.

Looks great Kyton. Love the wall colour, so modern and serviceable at the same time.
;-)

6 years6 yearsHappyCamper_auHappyCamper_au posted:
Carpet tacks poking feet at doorway

Klam, the carpet layers here did the same and we all got cut feet leaving blood spots all through the house, so I went around and tapped the spikes down…

6 years6 yearsHappyCamper_auHappyCamper_au posted:
Did you get a handover present from builder?

Handover present??? what's that??? I was lucky to get the keys and that only happened (literally) 10 mins before the removalist arrived. I'd been on…

6 years6 yearsHappyCamper_auHappyCamper_au posted:
Hedge Plant for pot?

In that case my choice would be either Gardenia or Camellia Sasanqua, both are evergreen, flower well and also suited to tubs. Should look nice.

6 years6 yearsHappyCamper_auHappyCamper_au posted:
Hedge Plant for pot?

Murraya was one of my first thoughts too....but what about Gardenia Radicans <http://au.lifestyle.yahoo.com/better-homes-gardens/gardening/landscaping/article/-/5825883/gorgeous-gardenias/> they are a great container plant too.
Camellia Sasanqua is another good one with lots of…

6 years6 yearsHappyCamper_auHappyCamper_au posted:
Biometric Door Locks - Anyone Got Them?? Share Experience..

Maz have you installed the EzOn door locks yet? Just wondering what you think of them now?
They sound great and I like the idea of using a…

6 years6 yearsHappyCamper_auHappyCamper_au posted:
I really want a traditional clothesline

Here's one....lots of others too (Google is your friend!)
http://homeschooling_101.blogspot.com/2 ... t-now.html
Have fun and don't forget to post photos. ;-))

6 years6 yearsHappyCamper_auHappyCamper_au posted:
Polishing River Pebbles

Hahaha!! it's water soluble so don't like your chances of it lasting too long. Some hairspray can leave a sticky residue which may/may not attract ants so…

6 years6 yearsHappyCamper_auHappyCamper_au posted:
Polishing River Pebbles

Could you try a wet-look concrete (or tile) sealer? Would be a pita to do unless you have a spray gun and some old sheets!! Will be…

6 years6 yearsHappyCamper_auHappyCamper_au posted:
and so it begins...

JuJu I wasn't concerned too much about the loss of water because living on the coast means it rains quite often and the tank has been filled and overflowing several…

6 years6 yearsHappyCamper_auHappyCamper_au posted:
Vote Please,Soft Closes on Drawers,just outta interests sake

Custom builder here didn't supply them either, but I bought some from a US seller on eBay....can highly recommend their service and price. If a couple of you combine…

6 years6 yearsHappyCamper_auHappyCamper_au posted:
My Queenslander...renovations and decoration progress!

Looks great Anna!! Can't understand why you changed the kitchen, it was beautiful....once upon a time!!! LOL

6 years6 yearsHappyCamper_auHappyCamper_au posted:
Splashback join in centre off cooktop

It's hard to say why the join is dirty....my first guess (and it's only a guess) is that they ran their dirty finger down the edge and dirt was transferred…

6 years6 yearsHappyCamper_auHappyCamper_au posted:
Tiles or Bamboo flooring

AGF if you lived over east I would invite you to come and have a look!! LOL Colour is light cream, I'll take a photo, but in the…

6 years6 yearsHappyCamper_auHappyCamper_au posted:
Splashback join in centre off cooktop

Sorry but I think that looks terrible and could cause steam to get into the join as you've already experienced. It's going to be hard to clean as well…

6 years6 yearsHappyCamper_auHappyCamper_au posted:
Tiles or Bamboo flooring

Been in this house for 13 months and the 600 x 600 porcelain tiles with matchng 300 x 300 tiles in the bathrooms and laundry, are (imho) the perfect choice,…

6 years6 yearsHappyCamper_auHappyCamper_au posted:
basics of increasing home value

While I agree with Helyn that first impressions count...I prefer to inspect a house withOUT furniture as it's easier to 'see' the rooms rather than have them cluttered with people's…

6 years6 yearsHappyCamper_auHappyCamper_au posted:
cissus rhombofolia

Barb my Cissus didn't do well in the rental while building this house....I've had it for approx 28 or 29 years and have given many cuttings to people during that…

6 years6 yearsHappyCamper_auHappyCamper_au posted:
Owners of polished porcelin, I need advice please!

Have to agree with Broom, your mop was too wet, sorry!! Until you get a microfibre mop, you could tie a microfibre dishwashing (or duster) cloth over the head…

6 years6 yearsHappyCamper_auHappyCamper_au posted:
Electric Mowers

It's still quite lightweight although I wouldn't want it any lighter for mowing, it's easy to lift into and out of the car when necessary. Price was the determining…

6 years6 yearsHappyCamper_auHappyCamper_au posted:
Electric Mowers

Oh, that sounds like a much smaller (physical) size battery than the mower I have which you can see on the ebay listing I mentioned above...not the seller who I…

6 years6 yearsHappyCamper_auHappyCamper_au posted:
Antenna Instalation Cost

A year ago I paid $300 for supply and install a full digital antenna (Newcastle prices). Phoned 3 or 4 installers and quotes ranged from $300 to almost $600…

6 years6 yearsHappyCamper_auHappyCamper_au posted:
Electric Mowers

What price is it?

6 years6 yearsHappyCamper_auHappyCamper_au posted:
Electric Mowers

Boiselfish as mentioned above I've had the mower (with battery) for 18 months, during summer it's used weekly and during winter about every 3-4 weeks. My son bought a…

6 years6 yearsHappyCamper_auHappyCamper_au posted:
Electric Mowers

Boiselfish...you are laughing all the way to the bank, just as I am. Mine cost $140 +$20 or $25 postage, it's slightly bigger than the Ozito I think but…

6 years6 yearsHappyCamper_auHappyCamper_au posted:
and so it begins...

JuJu....sorry to say but with some builders that's exactly what you have to do and even then they still can't get it right!!! Just recently I lost 2/3 of…

6 years6 yearsHappyCamper_auHappyCamper_au posted:
Electric Mowers

Good that it handled an overgrown yard...I haven't needed to tackle anything like that so wasn't sure how it would cope. As you probably noticed they are so much…

6 years6 yearsHappyCamper_auHappyCamper_au posted:
Electric Mowers

Mine isn't a Flymo but is a rechargeable mower and is the greatest invention since sliced bread!! In saying that, there was a small area of Kikuyu in the…

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