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4 months4 monthslazandjohnlazandjohn posted:
Wobbly tap in s/steel sink

We ended up getting a Franke metal brace (not the plastic one) and it has moreorless solved the problem - slight movement in the tap, but not a wobble.

5 months5 monthslazandjohnlazandjohn posted:
Can dimmers be retro fitted?

To update - I asked electrician and dimmers can be added....BUT, we would have to change the face plates of the switches to add the dimmer button - not going…

5 months5 monthslazandjohnlazandjohn posted:
Dahua intercom in Perth

Hi... we bought a Dahua video intercom which works perfectly fine (have had it tested by the supplier) but for some reason our electricians couldn't get it working so they…

6 months6 monthslazandjohnlazandjohn posted:
Can dimmers be retro fitted?

Thanks.....we went with expensive plates so won't be changing those. I guess we'll just use lamps for low lighting...

6 months6 monthslazandjohnlazandjohn posted:
Letter box and retaining wall builder Perth

Any recommendations for someone to build and render a retaining wall and letter box in Perth (Western suburbs area)?
Thanks

6 months6 monthslazandjohnlazandjohn posted:
Can dimmers be retro fitted?

We have Clipsal Saturn light switches in our living areas. There were no dimmers installed so I'm wondering if they can still be fitted. Does anyone know?

6 months6 monthslazandjohnlazandjohn posted:
Finish around windows

Our house isn't finished yet (but is very close) but at the moment all the windows and doors are messy around the internal rim. Can anyone post photos of how…

6 months6 monthslazandjohnlazandjohn posted:
Is this normal?

Our hot water system has a standard electrical cord sticking out and plugged into a power point. Is this normal?

6 months6 monthslazandjohnlazandjohn posted:
Wobbly tap in s/steel sink

Hi...we have a large tap in our stainless steel sink and it's quite wobbly due to the weight of the tap, I presume (have same tap mounted in stone and…

8 months8 monthslazandjohnlazandjohn posted:
Sentrel cable balustrade

Why? It's specifically made for pools - it's vertical wires (not horizontal so it can't be climbed).

8 months8 monthslazandjohnlazandjohn posted:
Sentrel cable balustrade

Hi....has anyone installed a Sentrel cable fence? It can supposedly be done as a DIY job but I'm wondering how hard it is. We are looking at using a horizontal…

8 months8 monthslazandjohnlazandjohn posted:
Travertine - tiler or paving contractor?

Hi...we want travertine tiles laid on our front porch and entrance steps. Currently there is just dirt/sand in the area (I.e. No concrete slab). Should we use a tiler (will…

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8 months8 monthslazandjohnlazandjohn posted:
Freostone UK Stormstone

Has anyone used Freostone STormstone pavers? If so, any pics you can show me? Thinking of using it for our porch, verandah and alfresco. thanks

11 months11 monthslazandjohnlazandjohn posted:
Garden (post project build) Sydney-Parramatta

Hi...thinking ahead to when we do it a couple of questions. 1) what did you do about the plumbing sticking up? 2) what about retic? I'm guessing…

12 months12 monthslazandjohnlazandjohn posted:
Tight site fee?

Not sure if you ever look at the forum, but just wondering if you started building!

1 year1 yearlazandjohnlazandjohn posted:
AEG ovens

I went for it ordered the AEG. In the end it came down to cost...I wanted two ovens and AEG gave me the most for my money and I needed…

1 year1 yearlazandjohnlazandjohn posted:
AEG ovens

I've chosen the 60cm 10 function MaxiKlasse... it has steam and pyro. Plus I'm getting the 45cm oven as well.... half price at the moment. For the same set up…

1 year1 yearlazandjohnlazandjohn posted:
AEG ovens

I have also read some bad reviews but they were for an older model. i know AEG from living in the UK and they are a good brand…

1 year1 yearlazandjohnlazandjohn posted:
carpet cost

Hi... anyone able to give me an idea of how much they spent per sq metre? I'm looking at carpet that is $215 per lineal metre (EXCLUDING underlay and…

1 year1 yearlazandjohnlazandjohn posted:
AEG ovens

Does anyone have an AEG oven and, if so, are you happy with it? Or does anyone know anything about them? I'm looking at the steam/pyro AEG oven.…

1 year1 yearlazandjohnlazandjohn posted:
Kitchen design question (stone thickness)

I think it depends on your kitchen/house style. I'm going for 20mm everywhere...no waterfall edges. I love the European kitchens with their thin countertops...thinner the better for me!

1 year1 yearlazandjohnlazandjohn posted:
Satin/sheen vs Polytec Ultraglaze

Hi...I was just logging on to ask opinions on Polytec Ultraglaze. That's what we were recommended when I said I'd prefer to use 2 pac/lacquer rather than a vinyl…

1 year1 yearlazandjohnlazandjohn posted:
I work in flooring - do you have a flooring question?

Hi...a question about carpets now. Should I pay attention to the weight? I'm looking at a 100% wool loop carpet. I don't really know what a good quality weight would…

1 year1 yearlazandjohnlazandjohn posted:
I work in flooring - do you have a flooring question?

Hi Michelle....I'm looking to put down engineered oak flooring. Do you know what thickness the timber layer is in the Provincial range? Do you have any suggestions/advice/recommendations with what…

1 year1 yearlazandjohnlazandjohn posted:
Crushed seashells

Hi...I want to have a crushed seashell pathway. I can't find any suppliers online in Perth who supply seashells/sand to do this. Any idea where I can get shells?

1 year1 yearlazandjohnlazandjohn posted:
Ceiling fan extension rods

hi...our ceilings are 3 metres and we are putting in Mercator Grange 1300mm fans which are 309mm from ceiling to bottom of fan. That leaves about 2.7m from the floor…

1 year1 yearlazandjohnlazandjohn posted:
white house

I want our house to have a white exterior and am looking for paint ideas. Can anyone tell me what white they used? We will have shale grey…

1 year1 yearlazandjohnlazandjohn posted:
Oak floors - what did you choose?

Hi...I'm considering putting down oak flooring, probably engineered boards. If you chose oak would you mind sharing a) what did you choose and are you happy with it if it's…

1 year1 yearlazandjohnlazandjohn posted:
Any grasses you can recommend for a garden bed in Perth?

Hi...I want to fill a small area (an old pond) with plants and I was thinking grass type plants will work. Any recommendations, or should I just go to Bunnings…

1 year1 yearlazandjohnlazandjohn posted:
Hardwood and engineered flooring Perth

Wow, that's a good price. Would you mind telling me what wood and where you bought it from (even if you PM me..). I've already copied your toilets...and went to…

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