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9 years9 yearsjoaninhacjoaninhac posted:
Laundry Cabinet Maker - Reccommend anyone in Melbourne?

Hi All,
Just wondering if anyone has any reccommendations for a laundry cabinet maker whom services the northern Melbourne suburbs?
Would greatly appreciate your assistance!
THANKS ::smile::

9 years9 yearsjoaninhacjoaninhac posted:
Walk in Robe behing bed head wall - What have you done?

Hi All,
We have a WIR located at the rear of a wall which our bed head is up against. Both ends of the wardrobe are open, as in you can…

11 years11 yearsjoaninhacjoaninhac posted:
Our pool journey begins - pool being filled before xmas

Loving your pool 'take 2'.. would love to see the end result!
Cheers!

11 years11 yearsjoaninhacjoaninhac posted:
Decking quote - Is this a good price?

love your decking 'just erin', especially how you recessed your door mat ... looks fantastic!

13 years13 yearsjoaninhacjoaninhac posted:
WHAT ARE THE BENEFITS OF A NORTH FACING BACKYARD?

thanks joles... ;-)
that is right, i only get very little sun thru the back windows to our living area.... i'm with you on that, too much…

13 years13 yearsjoaninhacjoaninhac posted:
WHAT ARE THE BENEFITS OF A NORTH FACING BACKYARD?

that's what i thought, however my house faces north and backyard is facing south... i get sun in the backyard all day long...

13 years13 yearsjoaninhacjoaninhac posted:
WHAT ARE THE BENEFITS OF A NORTH FACING BACKYARD?

Hi All,
Might be a silly question, but i've always wondered what the benefits are of having a north facing backyard??
I've always heard it great to have one and there was…

13 years13 yearsjoaninhacjoaninhac posted:
How much did your electrical cost?

haha... that was my question when my husband requested it...
its basically wiring for future light to be installed to an external wall... a bit like the internal batten holder but…

13 years13 yearsjoaninhacjoaninhac posted:
How much did your electrical cost?

that's expensive i think... but i guess it's probably because you're getting the downlights installed by the builder and 39 of them... their expensive thru builders.
As stonecutte1309 mentioned, it is…

13 years13 yearsjoaninhacjoaninhac posted:
How much did your electrical cost?

It does depend what your getting done exactly...
We also built double storey 4 bedroom home and our builders electrical costs in at $3200 including extra items we added. Pre-wiring theatre,…

13 years13 yearsjoaninhacjoaninhac posted:
Temporary Window Coverings

NOTE: BUNNINGS IN PORT MELBOURNE NO LONGER STOCK THEM.... i tried them and no luck...

13 years13 yearsjoaninhacjoaninhac posted:
Temporary Window Coverings

i definately can.. i'll do that tonight and post them here tomorrow!
:P

13 years13 yearsjoaninhacjoaninhac posted:
Temporary Window Coverings

Received my redi-shade blinds in the post yesterday, so exciting! Yeh i know excitement over temporary paper blinds...lol.. silly me, but let me tell you anything beats having cardboard on…

13 years13 yearsjoaninhacjoaninhac posted:
Kit Shutters

Hi,
My neighbour bought the kit shutters and she swears by them, i've had a look myself and they look great! Can't tell the difference between DIY & professionaly done!
Alot cheaper…

13 years13 yearsjoaninhacjoaninhac posted:
Temporary Window Coverings

Hi guys...
for anyone interested in the Redi Shade blinds and can't get them in Victoria, you can contact Redi Shade themselves in Queensland and place and order over the phone…

13 years13 yearsjoaninhacjoaninhac posted:
Pre-wiring for home theatre and multi-room audio

Hi Again,
We also did this in the Theatre room downstairs.
We organised for the wires to be set up after frame stage for the projector and all the speakers. Your building…

13 years13 yearsjoaninhacjoaninhac posted:
How long does it take to build?

hi,
it took us 7 months (incl. x-mas holidays) to do all the initial preparations with our builder being 'H', that's colour selection, tenders, getting developer and council approval. It…

13 years13 yearsjoaninhacjoaninhac posted:
Building at Hawkstowe

We also built the Palladian just different facade... Good luck with it!

13 years13 yearsjoaninhacjoaninhac posted:
Building at Hawkstowe

Hi There,
We are also in Hawkstowe before on the other side of the creek and built with 'H'... site costs were 15k all up..
The reason your costs are so high…

13 years13 yearsjoaninhacjoaninhac posted:
Mailbox design?

Anyone have any ideas for a mailbox design for the front garden?
Something different?

14 years14 yearsjoaninhacjoaninhac posted:
For anyone building with H3nley...

pity we can't all say the same...
glad it went smoothly for you!

14 years14 yearsjoaninhacjoaninhac posted:
Builder won't let us...

we had the same problem, but we asked the builder about it before signing papers... we ended up asking the builder to leave out the skirting board out from the…

14 years14 yearsjoaninhacjoaninhac posted:
Air con unit not straight on roof...get this!!! WHAT A JOKE!

Hi All
We have now moved into our house... Finally!!!!
Anyways to give you a bit of background... our air con unit on our roof is on a bit of an angle,…

14 years14 yearsjoaninhacjoaninhac posted:
Air con vent above staircase, anyone?

MICA and ALL
I gave in to the builder after basically being told they would not give us a refund or move the air con points for us... i was just…

14 years14 yearsjoaninhacjoaninhac posted:
cleanliness of your home when handed over...

yeh it is :P :P ... it's worth the print!!! make it double sided if you can!

14 years14 yearsjoaninhacjoaninhac posted:
cleanliness of your home when handed over...

Donuts
Definately reccommend you get a copy of the standards... trust me it comes in handy!!!
go to:
www.buildingcommission.com.au/resources ... IDE_07.pdf
enjoy the read! :wink:

14 years14 yearsjoaninhacjoaninhac posted:
cleanliness of your home when handed over...

Ahuang - yes we had the same problem. at sign off last week, i read everything we signed, and noticed there was a little fine print saying we agreed that…

14 years14 yearsjoaninhacjoaninhac posted:
cleanliness of your home when handed over...

well... the builder has agreed to have it cleaned again and properly this time as i showed them the 'Guide to Standards and tolerances' in which it states that -…

14 years14 yearsjoaninhacjoaninhac posted:
Air con unit not sitting straight on roof...

when you say crooked, what you mean, i can't see it

14 years14 yearsjoaninhacjoaninhac posted:
Air con unit not sitting straight on roof...

yeh but how do we get up there it's a double storey!

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