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Joined 5 July 2010
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8 months8 monthsjimhomejimhome posted:
Soft Close Drawers and Cupboards

Typically how many soft close runners do installers use on drawers - just one side or a pair per drawer?
Also, how many soft close hinges do installers use per cupboard…

8 months8 monthsjimhomejimhome posted:
World of Style - NSW equivalent?

Looking to use ID Studio / World of Style service - but they are only Melbourne based.
Is there any such similar service in NSW ?

5 years5 yearsjimhomejimhome posted:
Covering wall pipes and wires

We've ended up with various copper pipes, cables and conduit running up and down the wall and into the ground, providing rainwater pumping, garden hose pipes, irrigation control wires etc.…

5 years5 yearsjimhomejimhome posted:
Palms for resort style landscape

Thanks to all who have replied.
We've now gone a different direction - with a row of very striking Gymea Lilly's instead!
Now I've moved on to - "what to under plant…

6 years6 yearsjimhomejimhome posted:
Palms for resort style landscape

Currently trying to design a garden bed about 6x1.5m along south facing side of inground pool. So the area gets winter shade (from 4m+ hedge over the neighbours fence)…

6 years6 yearsjimhomejimhome posted:
Molasses and how to use it

Instead of using a standard 9l watering can with say a cupful of molasses at the bottom diluted, would it be possible to reuse a 2l Seasol hose on pack,…

6 years6 yearsjimhomejimhome posted:
Expansion Joint foam replacement

We have several expansion joints in a sloping concrete driveway, where the expansion joint foam has now failed. Joints around around 10mm wide, probably a bit deeper.
Since it's on…

6 years6 yearsjimhomejimhome posted:
Garage floor sealing

We acid etched floor first 3 times, then well rinsed to remove all contamination and dust. Then filled any cracks/holes with an epoxy filler. Then did 3 coats…

7 years7 yearsjimhomejimhome posted:
Furnishing the deck

We've just re-finished our 9x5m Merbau deck, and now looking to furnish with outdoor lounge setting, and also dining suite. Rest of the garden is modern, tropical/resort theme.
We have…

7 years7 yearsjimhomejimhome posted:
External Uplights

Trying to install an uplight at the base of a pillar, where the concrete paving is already laid around the pillar, but without any conduit. Trenching is not an…

7 years7 yearsjimhomejimhome posted:
Powdercoat colour match

Did enquire, and there was a minimum order of powder (something like 80kg, at hefty cost!). For the record, dulux powderkote pottery was the closest likeness. In the…

7 years7 yearsjimhomejimhome posted:
Powdercoat colour match

We are trying to closely match taubmans bears foot for a powdercoated bit of aluminium....bears foot is not actually available in a powdercoat, so....
Looking at all the dulux colourbond, duralloy…

8 years8 yearsjimhomejimhome posted:
Covered Alfresco

Looking for ideas to add a covered alfresco over an existing deck, something similar to this:

What sort of companies deal with this sort of construction, I assume it needs some…

Covered Alfresco
8 years8 yearsjimhomejimhome posted:
Choosing carpet colour

Thanks.
Anyone have any specific carpet and colour recommendation - overwhelmed with the choice at present ::wornout:: Need help!
I've also heard people say avoid…

8 years8 yearsjimhomejimhome posted:
Professional Painting Cost

Trying to get an idea of a realistic budget to paint whole house internally - ceilings, walls, trims and architraves.
5 bedder, plus Games room and garage (42 squares…

8 years8 yearsjimhomejimhome posted:
Choosing carpet colour

We've settled on Hogs Bristle 1/4 for the walls and trims, with standard white on the ceilings/cornices.
We're now choosing carpet colour for formal areas, stairs, games and bedrooms.
Floor…

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