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2 months2 monthsLeksie5000Leksie5000 posted:
Replacing lights without cutting new holes - strata

Hi
I've bought a strata apartment.
lighting is inadequate and currently has round '90s' style fittings, fluro, one in each room.
Downlights are preferable but I would need to get approval as minor…

2 months2 monthsLeksie5000Leksie5000 posted:
I work in flooring - do you have a flooring question?

Sadly I've been advised I need to go to the body corporate for vinyl planks as its considered a hard floor, and the next meeting is not until April 2019.…

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2 months2 monthsLeksie5000Leksie5000 posted:
custom KDR - Newcastle NSW- Driveway pour

Not really, there was equity in the land already but they have

2 months2 monthsLeksie5000Leksie5000 posted:
I work in flooring - do you have a flooring question?

Thanks so much.
Someone recommend to me Novocore for kitchen/dining/living? I’ve only done hardwood before but obviously this is a different project and budgwt

2 months2 monthsLeksie5000Leksie5000 posted:
I work in flooring - do you have a flooring question?

Hi Michelle
I am seeking ideas to improve flooring in this apartment to make it suitable and comfortable for young children and also bring it up to date.
1. I used…

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2 months2 monthsLeksie5000Leksie5000 posted:
Ideas for floor covering on apartment

Any thoughts

2 months2 monthsLeksie5000Leksie5000 posted:
Ideas for floor covering on apartment

Hi all
Some of you may remember me from my Custom KDR, Newcastle thread. This home had beautiful blackbutt timber flooring and a deluxe underlay smartstrand carpet. Very happy with those…

Ideas for floor covering on apartment
2 months2 monthsLeksie5000Leksie5000 posted:
custom KDR - Newcastle NSW- Driveway pour

It has been such a long time since I updated this thread.
The home recently sold
https://www.realestate.com.au/property/20-moola-ave-valentine-nsw-2280[/url

2 years2 yearsLeksie5000Leksie5000 posted:
custom KDR - Newcastle NSW- Driveway pour

Hi all!! Such a long time. Happy to share pics if anyone is still interested

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2 years2 yearsLeksie5000Leksie5000 posted:
custom KDR - Newcastle NSW- Driveway pour

Hi!
It has been a long time since I have posted here and I'm not sure if any of my old forum friends are still around. Knowing this place, quite likely!
We…

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2 years2 yearsLeksie5000Leksie5000 posted:
Help from a sparky please re metreing

Hi

Long time all!!

It has emerged out electrician completed the connection application without discussing different types of metres available to us. We assumed beinga brand new build it would be…

2 years2 yearsLeksie5000Leksie5000 posted:
6 Star Energy Rating vs "Energy Compliant"

They're the builder and should be able to point you to the regulation. Keep pushing.
Custom knockdown rebuild Newcastle NSW
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2 years2 yearsLeksie5000Leksie5000 posted:
custom KDR - Newcastle NSW- Driveway pour

Wow it's been awhile! I've been back at work busy busy and the days are just a blur. Hubby has been busy getting landscaping done. Out the front we have…

custom KDR - Newcastle NSW- Driveway pour
2 years2 yearsLeksie5000Leksie5000 posted:
Quality and Price of Bunnings/Masters vs Specialty Stores

I don't disagree. In my case there was a substance of fact attached to the matter - a 3 year warranty as opposed to 5. So my only comment is…

2 years2 yearsLeksie5000Leksie5000 posted:
Quality and Price of Bunnings/Masters vs Specialty Stores

When we were building I was looking at a particular fan made by Mercator. I couldn't discern the difference between two models. Bunnings was selling one cheaper than the wholesaler.…

2 years2 yearsLeksie5000Leksie5000 posted:
Excessive site costs?

Seems like a lot. We had about the same amount of fall with P class soil. Our costs were around 27k plus demolition (14k, could have gotten it…

2 years2 yearsLeksie5000Leksie5000 posted:
custom KDR - Newcastle NSW- Driveway pour

Thanks! I'll get a few more updates soon. We're doing landscaping at the moment.

2 years2 yearsLeksie5000Leksie5000 posted:
KDR: Metricon Signature Split Level Sloping Block

Yeah there is no point overcapitalising

2 years2 yearsLeksie5000Leksie5000 posted:
custom KDR - Newcastle NSW- Driveway pour

I find it so hard to get a pic of the house from the street with the slope!

2 years2 yearsLeksie5000Leksie5000 posted:
custom KDR - Newcastle NSW- Driveway pour

Did I post the driveway?

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custom KDR - Newcastle NSW- Driveway pour
2 years2 yearsLeksie5000Leksie5000 posted:
Newcastle KDR (Sekisui)-Post build -Patio cover & Landscape

Can't wait to see it come together! We've got some grass.. That's it.. Getting there
Custom knockdown rebuild Newcastle NSW
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2 years2 yearsLeksie5000Leksie5000 posted:
KDR: Metricon Signature Split Level Sloping Block

Aw I'm sorry to hear it. That's crap. But putting yourself through too much financial strain won't make anything worth it. It's hard sometimes with plans to know if…

2 years2 yearsLeksie5000Leksie5000 posted:
custom KDR - Newcastle NSW- Driveway pour

We have turf going down today!
Custom knockdown rebuild Newcastle NSW
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2 years2 yearsLeksie5000Leksie5000 posted:
Painting costs seem huge

Our builder didn't charge anything for extra colours and our painters used old fashioned brushes and rollers. No spray guns in sight. We didn't choose a different colour in the…

2 years2 yearsLeksie5000Leksie5000 posted:
Dulux Wall Colours

What about natural white? It's quite white without being too yellow or too cool. We just did our whole new build in natural white - architraves, ceiling the lot. We…

2 years2 yearsLeksie5000Leksie5000 posted:
Custom Bearers and Joists on Sloping Block - Home Stretch

Sure thing, I'm 99% sure that's right anyway we changed things so many times. They soft close lovely. The bin is a little slow if you want to be like,…

2 years2 yearsLeksie5000Leksie5000 posted:
custom KDR - Newcastle NSW- Driveway pour

Yes they are polytec brand doors though in what I think is a vinyl wrap. Looks a bit nicer than straight melamine etc. Classic white sheen. The bench is laminex…

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