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13 years13 yearsjembsbjembsb posted:
anyone use browns/stone colours for exterior

Hi Becagirl
We used quite a dark chocolate render on the 2nd story of our house, which we were told by our interior design consultant that they usually like to apply…

13 years13 yearsjembsbjembsb posted:
About a driveway

looks reasonable Subhashish, but prices will vary considerably depending on the mix if you go for exposed aggregate.
I've just had ours done, so if you want pics, check out my…

13 years13 yearsjembsbjembsb posted:
Videoman Futuro

Hi all
Thought I'd share this product with those that may be interested in doorphone/intercomms for their home.
I got the following installed while we were building.
http://media.hubonline.com.au/agents_fo ...…

13 years13 yearsjembsbjembsb posted:
Château TDL: TDL Exposes Himself...well concrete anyway!

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I think that's a great mix also, looks fine!
For that price, you should be very happy.
cheers
Chris

13 years13 yearsjembsbjembsb posted:
Exposed Aggregate finished.. top job!

Hi All
Blog updated, check it out.
$65/sqm is very cheap.
The mix we chose was over $300/m3.
The price we paid is for complete job... excavating, pre-preps, F72, drainage, grate, acid washed, sealed,…

13 years13 yearsjembsbjembsb posted:
Exposed Aggregate finished.. top job!

I'll get some pics up on the blog tonight...

13 years13 yearsjembsbjembsb posted:
Exposed Aggregate finished.. top job!

Hi Pap
It will depend on the type of mix you select, they can vary in price significantly. All in all, I had ~40sqm of driveway at a cost of about…

13 years13 yearsjembsbjembsb posted:
Exposed Aggregate finished.. top job!

Hi all
The guys have finally been able to get the job done after delays due to the recent weather we've had in Melbourne.
We went for the 'Buchen' mix from Mentone…

13 years13 yearsjembsbjembsb posted:
New home - evap cooling

We've just built a 42sqr Dbl story with Evap upstairs only (we put in 3 Mitsu splits for downstairs). Our builder supplied the Braemar 550. Have been very happy…

13 years13 yearsjembsbjembsb posted:
Dishwasher

Got the Miele 1243, very happy with it.
Glad it made the top 4 in that list then ;)

13 years13 yearsjembsbjembsb posted:
show me your feature tiles..PLEASE

Hi all
I've got some pics on my blog (refer to sig) (although not the best) of the tiles that we used under the mirrors in the bathrooms, bath hob and…

13 years13 yearsjembsbjembsb posted:
Double ended shower - enough room?

yep go ahead with it... it's great, our dimensions are basically the same and we find no problems with space.

13 years13 yearsjembsbjembsb posted:
Side fencing

Hi Flissfloss
Yeah, if there aren't many tradies around to do the work, I guess you're at their mercy.
Thanks for comments on the tiles. Yeah i'm really happy with them. A…

13 years13 yearsjembsbjembsb posted:
painting concrete

No - i don't really think it's a requirement unless you're dealing with concrete that's been around for a while?
considering mine was pretty new, I just water blasted it.

13 years13 yearsjembsbjembsb posted:
PAINTING A TIMBER FENCE

Hey Southies
Oh painting damn fences, isn't it a pain, especially with a brush. The course texture of the pine adds to the frustration.
I recently painted our front-side fence with a…

13 years13 yearsjembsbjembsb posted:
painting concrete

Hi Billdsl
I suppose it's not exactly like what you want to do, but what I did was seal the concrete in our garage.
I bought all the materials from the concrete…

13 years13 yearsjembsbjembsb posted:
Side fencing

That seems expensive Flissfloss.
I've just had a ~24m retainer built, obviously completely different materials etc. but from what I can tell the labour involved in the type of fence you're…

13 years13 yearsjembsbjembsb posted:
Can you use bessa blocks for a retaining wall (fence on top)

Hi MBBN
I'm sure it can be done. I'm no expert, but as we have just had a very large retainer built (~24m long) with a centre section built from Bessa…

13 years13 yearsjembsbjembsb posted:
Darnley Homes

Thanks for the replies.
laldous - No I didn't do the fences myself, had to get the professionals in to do them. I wish I could have, it would have saved…

13 years13 yearsjembsbjembsb posted:
Home Building Blogs

Great idea for those wanting to research builders. To have all the blogs in the once location makes it very convenient.
We built with Darnley Homes here in Melbourne.
My blog…

13 years13 yearsjembsbjembsb posted:
Darnley Homes

Hi all
New to the forums, will be trying to read up alot more now that i've got more time. Have just spent the last 8 months building our new home…

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