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Joined 29 November 2013
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5 years5 yearshgmonarohgmonaro posted:
Pool Budget

ours (Melb) had a temp fence until the paving was completed. We didn't shop around for quotes but our 10x4 FG pool was that much with no paving/fence. (did…

5 years5 yearshgmonarohgmonaro posted:
Instant hot water not holding temp - told it's normal??

we have one and it does what your experiencing if the flow is too slow. The way we operate it is set the temp to 44ish and pretty much…

5 years5 yearshgmonarohgmonaro posted:
Newbie pool questions

We've (in Melb) recently put in a pool so had to face some of your decisions too.
1. FG limited in shape to squares/rectabgles and variations of (ie. ovals, kidneys). …

5 years5 yearshgmonarohgmonaro posted:
cantilever umbrella- anyone have one?

I'm trotting down to Mitre10 to have a look at their $199 one with basketball style base which is in their current (this week!) catalog

5 years5 yearshgmonarohgmonaro posted:
cantilever umbrella- anyone have one?

I was hoping to hear good things when opening this thread... not so it seems! We 'want' one with the base like the basketball rings where you can tilt…

5 years5 yearshgmonarohgmonaro posted:
Help with advice - TV primarily for PS4 gaming

my kids play COD on a crappy Aldi LCD and it's always the internets that are lagging that gives them grief. However, since we can't even get ADSL2, and…

5 years5 yearshgmonarohgmonaro posted:
Bunnings Dulux Paint - bigger the can higher the price/litre

maybe the 4L can was on 'special' as generally, the bigger the can the cheaper per litre.
EDIT : BTW, Bunnings set their own prices.

5 years5 yearshgmonarohgmonaro posted:
How's your air conditioning coping in the heat?

evap a/c here (Melb). It's been running 26-27 inside, 41-42 outside. We are pretty diligent on making sure the windows are set right using 'the tissue test' …

5 years5 yearshgmonarohgmonaro posted:
show me your shoe rack/cabinet ... please?

we built ours out of melamine board.. just plain white (it's not pretty!) however, it holds a lot of shoes (which is still not enough)... we have a…

5 years5 yearshgmonarohgmonaro posted:
Need alternative for hanging frame?

maybe build a flat 'stand' that will support the weight and then stick both stand and frame to the wall with the 3M stick on tape. That way the…

5 years5 yearshgmonarohgmonaro posted:
Best turf for Melbourne conditions

just a follow up (cause we always like to hear how something ended!)
We ended up getting Kikuyu and it's growing like crazy. About to mow for the 3rd time!…

5 years5 yearshgmonarohgmonaro posted:
Illegal Rubbish dumping :-(

Years ago we had this happen to our vacant block. We ratted through the obviously household rubbish and found a bill with name & address. I rang them…

5 years5 yearshgmonarohgmonaro posted:
where to find these pebbles?

We wanted some similar and could only find them in 20kg bags. Luckily we didn't need 1 cubic metre! Bought a few bags to see how much coverage…

5 years5 yearshgmonarohgmonaro posted:
Pool quote

Because of the complexity of 'all encompassing' quotes it's very hard to compare but things that I'd be wary of are the open ended nature of sections like rock/soil removal.…

5 years5 yearshgmonarohgmonaro posted:
Getting a cubby from the neighbours: not so simple!

Just sold our cubby, which was built not to come apart. We built it 'like a house', so when I sold it, I highlighted the fact that it was…

5 years5 yearshgmonarohgmonaro posted:
Best turf for Melbourne conditions

thanks guys. Still undecided though :)

5 years5 yearshgmonarohgmonaro posted:
Best turf for Melbourne conditions

Read through lots of good info regarding turf options but a lot of it's Perth based and not a lot Melbourne specific, so I've registered and here's my 1st question...
We're…

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