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Joined 28 September 2009
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5 years5 yearsLee75Lee75 posted:
Reno Ideas 1980's Brick?

At the very least remove the awnings out the front and even painting the roller doors would improve them if you cant afford to replace them (can you paint roller…

5 years5 yearsLee75Lee75 posted:
Ray's Adelaide build

Hiya,
Just noticed your post about your pantry size - When we were building it was one of my concerns too so I wanted to share a pic of mine, as…

5 years5 yearsLee75Lee75 posted:
Plant suggestions needed alongside outdoor steps - pics

Thanks, I agree I think that is definitely an option!

5 years5 yearsLee75Lee75 posted:
Plant suggestions needed alongside outdoor steps - pics

Hi, I am really struggling with plant selections for our front yard and would really appreciate some opinions about this.
We are in the process of installing some wooden steps out…

6 years6 yearsLee75Lee75 posted:
Landscaping - block view to road or make sure it is open?

Hi,
This is probably a silly question :oops:
Our front window (lounge/study) is about 6 meters from the road (a quiet suburban street). Our house…

6 years6 yearsLee75Lee75 posted:
Seeking a seamstress / upholsterer in Melbourne

The most important factor for some people is not just $$$ ... people have such a throw away mentality sometimes. Personally I think it is great. How lucky…

6 years6 yearsLee75Lee75 posted:
two windows, one set of curtains?

Hi, we have two windows which are about 90cm wide each and 150cm long each, and there is about 60cm of wall in between them. We have roller blinds on…

6 years6 yearsLee75Lee75 posted:
Ceiling height - how high is too high?

Hi, we have a similar set up to you except our dimensions are about 5.5 x 7.5.
The main part of the house 2700 and you go down stairs to the…

6 years6 yearsLee75Lee75 posted:
Help attaching guardrail and handrail to concrete steps

Thanks for your response!
We got the concreting done after the build finished - before then (at the end of the build) there was just a slope with dirt there.
Definitely our…

6 years6 yearsLee75Lee75 posted:
Help attaching guardrail and handrail to concrete steps

Hi,
We have to attach some sort of guard rail and hand rail to our outdoor concrete and concrete steps.

As you can see from the picture it is quite the…

6 years6 yearsLee75Lee75 posted:
Anyone want to look over my plans!??

I will add there are some people on this forum who are amazing with plans, they may come up with some suggestions you have not thought of which may eliminate…

6 years6 yearsLee75Lee75 posted:
Anyone want to look over my plans!??

Hiya,
I have a similar configuration with our kitchen/dining loungeroom except our living area is 4m x 5.4 (but also our dining area is smaller at 3.5 x 3.5.
It certainly isnt…

6 years6 yearsLee75Lee75 posted:
Building a house on a shallow lot

Jodge - just have to say - wow ::

6 years6 yearsLee75Lee75 posted:
"Classic" kitchen colours

When we we're doing our selections we spent a lot more than we planned and I really resented paying more for a laminate just because it wasn't in our builders…

6 years6 yearsLee75Lee75 posted:
Bathroom Renovation Questions - Adelaide

We did up a bathroom recently in asdelaide and here is what we spent:
Shower screen $600 semi frameless
Bath $500
Tiles $400
Toilet $300
Vanity with stone top $800
Mirror $100
Towel rail ladder $200
Plumbing $1200
Tiler…

6 years6 yearsLee75Lee75 posted:
Raised Garden bed questions

Thanks Huggy, that sounds great, might go with 60cm then!
thanks again :D

6 years6 yearsLee75Lee75 posted:
Raised Garden bed questions

Hi,
We are having a raised garden bed along our back fence, approx 8m long.
We are having it 60cm high, just wondering what is the minimum width it should…

6 years6 yearsLee75Lee75 posted:
Stainless Steel balustrade for deck, wire comes off easily??

Hi,
we have just had a deck installed and the balustrade has stainless steel wire on it.
The installer is coming back again but I thought he was finished with the wire…

6 years6 yearsLee75Lee75 posted:
Advice on landscaping our small front yard - pics included

Thanks guys, Fu I look forward to hearing your thoughts.
Belial our budget is fairly limited at the moment and I really don't like the ideas of engineers etc for a…

6 years6 yearsLee75Lee75 posted:
Advice on landscaping our small front yard - pics included

Hello,
Would love some suggestions about what to do with our front yard.
The questions I have are
1/ do we need to retain it.
2/ If we can get away…

6 years6 yearsLee75Lee75 posted:
Rainwater Tank pump noise!

Thanks Dee I will ask for that, I realised after this discussion too that it may come with some sort of warranty so would want the paperwork for that too.…

6 years6 yearsLee75Lee75 posted:
Rainwater Tank pump noise!

There is no water running sound at all. I have arranged for the plumber to come out again tomorrow and they told me to turn it off at the…

6 years6 yearsLee75Lee75 posted:
Rainwater Tank pump noise!

Dee we didnt purchase the pump, we got a plumber in and they supplied it so i think i will follow up with them.
Matt the noise is constant ie; not…

6 years6 yearsLee75Lee75 posted:
Rainwater Tank pump noise!

Thanks for your response. its an "orange" pump.
We didnt have a choice with our council otherwise I would have chosen the solar hot water!
Another question - if we were to…

6 years6 yearsLee75Lee75 posted:
Rainwater Tank pump noise!

Hi,
we have a very small back yard but our council insists on every new house build having a rain water tank.
To save on space we had our rainwater tank put…

6 years6 yearsLee75Lee75 posted:
Terrace house in Lightsview SA - Advice welcomed :)

Hi Juski,
wow that price includes floor coverings?!! What is the square meterage of the house you will be building?
The builder we went with had really great selections but we…

6 years6 yearsLee75Lee75 posted:
Terrace house in Lightsview SA - Advice welcomed :)

Hi Juski,
we built a similar home as you are describing, 28sq 2 storey, 3 br, 2.5 bathroom. Have just recently moved in.
We built with a medium- budget builder (not…

6 years6 yearsLee75Lee75 posted:
70cm walkway gap between laundry cabinets - enough??

Hi again,
Yes thats right with the measurements.
Yes next to the dryer on the side where the camera was we have 2 overhead cabinets.
Not sure what stage you are up to…

6 years6 yearsLee75Lee75 posted:
70cm walkway gap between laundry cabinets - enough??

HHCIB - just thought I would post a photo, sorry not a great one with the sun coming through the door but you can see the space you will be…

6 years6 yearsLee75Lee75 posted:
Split Level Steps

Hi Michael and Kylie,
Here are a couple of photos of our split level steps. Not the greatest photos sorry.
Hope this works has been a while since I have posted…

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