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7 years7 yearsjemjem posted:
Noisy Roller blinds with evap cooling

thank you. will try it!

7 years7 yearsjemjem posted:
Noisy Roller blinds with evap cooling

Hi, I need advice. We have roller blinds on the bedroom windows which we need to keep closed overnight. In the warmer months we need to have the evap cooling…

8 years8 yearsjemjem posted:
What size vegie/herb beds? Companion planting? Irrigation?

The wood is redgum. So much to learn!!! Can't wait to get started.

8 years8 yearsjemjem posted:
What size vegie/herb beds? Companion planting? Irrigation?

Thank you for your comments. I went to uni yesterday morning, came home and it was all done. So irrigation seems to be done and veggie boxes are in. Yes,…

8 years8 yearsjemjem posted:
What size vegie/herb beds? Companion planting? Irrigation?

Hi,
We are getting our landscaping done this week and we planned on getting a 2x1metre raised bed for herbs and a 2x3m raised bed for vegies. As a novice, I…

8 years8 yearsjemjem posted:
Need a good Blinds and curtain company in Melbourne.

Hi,
My mum just had holland blinds installed by Victory and they matched the cheaper quote that she had from Kresta. The sales lady from Victory said she's not going to…

8 years8 yearsjemjem posted:
Black piano with brown/white colour scheme?

Hi,
We have an open plan kitchen, dining, living area and have a predominently white kitchen with a neutral/brown (Dulux's Charlie Horse) splashback. White walls and brown laminate flooring throughout. I…

8 years8 yearsjemjem posted:
FHOG boost addendum not completed AGHH!!!

Hi,
Our mortgage broker has told us that the bank are after our FHO boost addendum and Principal place of resident paperwork. We haven't heard of these forms and didn't fill…

9 years9 yearsjemjem posted:
Alamanda Estate - Owners Forum

We went for a drvie last weekend and saw our land for the first time. We are Stage 8 opposite the wetlands. Those on Urchin Way and Carpenteria have views…

9 years9 yearsjemjem posted:
Alamanda Estate - Owners Forum

Oh great! That sounds promising for stage 8. Hopefully my lot on Urchin Way is doing well - I haven't been out there for ages.

9 years9 yearsjemjem posted:
Alamanda Estate - Owners Forum

When was stage 7 first expected to title?

9 years9 yearsjemjem posted:
Alamanda Estate - Owners Forum

Just letting you know that the construction update has been updated on the Alamanda website. We are in Stage 8 so excited that things are moving along!
http://www.alamandapointcook.com.au/construction.php?p=98

9 years9 yearsjemjem posted:
Alamanda Estate - Owners Forum

Thanks for the info on the lap pools. They sound great but I don't think it's on the cards for us. Maybe the next house...

9 years9 yearsjemjem posted:
External colour selection - opinions sought please!

Good idea. They can do this - I checked. Problem solved!

9 years9 yearsjemjem posted:
Alamanda Estate - Owners Forum

Just wanted to say hi to the other stage 8ers. We are building in stage 8A, so close to a few of you there! Just out of curiosity, how much…

9 years9 yearsjemjem posted:
External colour selection - opinions sought please!

Update- We now think we would prefer white window frames on the interior (as opposed to woodland grey), particularly in the open living/kitchen area which include a big entertainer door.…

9 years9 yearsjemjem posted:
Internal paint and VOCs

Update - The CSR rang me back and said that after consultation with Dulux, they will use the paint that I have specified for an additional $400. However, they want…

9 years9 yearsjemjem posted:
Internal paint and VOCs

Thanks for your help - and the reassurance that the regular undercoat isn't so bad!

9 years9 yearsjemjem posted:
Internal paint and VOCs

Hi,
Our tender appt is next Monday. Our builders said they will credit us $7000 for them to do no internal paintwork. But, there is no way that will cover us…

9 years9 yearsjemjem posted:
Internal paint and VOCs

Hi,
I have recently been made aware of VOCs emitting from paint and want to try and get low VOC for the interior of my house. The building company I'm going…

9 years9 yearsjemjem posted:
Vanity - Stringybark, Fudgestream or other?

My builder got back to me and said that I can't request to have the laminate cut from the same piece. :roll:
Becster - It…

9 years9 yearsjemjem posted:
Alamanda Estate - Owners Forum

Thanks MissAlison for the info. It's great news!
Sarahq - we have a quote from Argus too but not from Techlife. It's so annoying that we have to pay so…

9 years9 yearsjemjem posted:
New Carlisle display homes for the display home tragics!

We were originally going to go with the Atlantique but opted for the Prominence in the end. The differences in inclusions between the two haven't really affected us. We had…

9 years9 yearsjemjem posted:
Alamanda Estate - Owners Forum

Hi MissAllison,
Congrats on your purchase! Can you give me any more info about the green wedge? We are building in stage 8A opposite the wetlands and are unsure of the…

9 years9 yearsjemjem posted:
New Carlisle display homes for the display home tragics!

ah no, sorry for the confusion. I only saw it on paper! It's not on display that I know of.

9 years9 yearsjemjem posted:
New Carlisle display homes for the display home tragics!

Yeah - I was keen to see the smaller version of the Prominence but it isn't changed much, just cut off the dining area and alfresco. With the Thornleigh -…

9 years9 yearsjemjem posted:
Vanity - Stringybark, Fudgestream or other?

Oh I'm definitely sold now!
ICK - I'm building with Carlisle so something I'll have to ask about. If they didn't do it in th display I wonder what the…

9 years9 yearsjemjem posted:
Vanity - Stringybark, Fudgestream or other?

Thanks for your replies
Joles - I saw your ktichen, it looks fab! I looked online at the photos of the Atrium online. I'm in the south eastern suburbs so not…

9 years9 yearsjemjem posted:
Vanity - Stringybark, Fudgestream or other?

Hi! Trying to decide on the vanity colours for the main bathroom. We have Antique White USA walls, will be using white glossy tiles for bath hob, vanity splashback and…

9 years9 yearsjemjem posted:
External colour selection - opinions sought please!

btw this is the Prominence with the facade we will have...
But only the blue and white bits will be rendered, the rest will be brick work. Thanks for your opinions…

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