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leni

Perth, WA
Joined 11 October 2009
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6 months6 monthslenileni posted:
OB Project - "New vs Old" - Nedlands, WA

Kasra, just back on H1 for the first time in ages I wanted to catch up on your build.. everything looks amazing!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Well Done.
Could you please post an update, including…

2 years2 yearslenileni posted:
Kitchen or cabinetmaker's in Perth

We used western cabinets for our new kitchen at our old house. About 4 years ago now but I would recommend them, especially if you are particular like me!

2 years2 yearslenileni posted:
Kitchen Hob wall

Will you replace the kitchen? Maybe just remove the whole Wall.

2 years2 yearslenileni posted:
"New vs Old" Project - Part 2 - Landscape

I'm sure it will look amazing. I thing the sculptural elements in the pic will really enhance the house.

2 years2 yearslenileni posted:
How to determine irrigation schedule

Our gardens are 10 mins per station twice a week. I thought most states still had water restrictions?

2 years2 yearslenileni posted:
Floor plan ,best solution

I agree the family bathroom layout could be improved. Also maybe add a study, I'm sure a working farm has lots of paperwork!
For the record, I also think it's a…

2 years2 yearslenileni posted:
Swim Spa or Plunge Pool in Perth

I'd prefer a pool over a spa! We had limited access but they stil managed to get a small digger in. Pool companies will come to your house and do…

2 years2 yearslenileni posted:
OB Project - "New vs Old" - Nedlands, WA

Just caught up, I love all your choices! Love the ensuite copper feature tiles!

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2 years2 yearslenileni posted:
Fiberglass pool installation in Perth recomendation.

We went with riverina and I'd happily recommend them.

2 years2 yearslenileni posted:
OB Project - "New vs Old" - Nedlands, WA

Looks Amazing!

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2 years2 yearslenileni posted:
Fibreglass v Concrete

We chose fibreglass due to them being warmer. Very happy with our decision!

3 years3 yearslenileni posted:
Landscaping and planting advice frangipani tree?

Re garden bed, depends what you want to grow. Maybe 400 to 600mm?
Or have it all garden with a meanderinb path down the middle. No whipper snipper required and you…

3 years3 yearslenileni posted:
Landscaping and planting advice frangipani tree?

I think the lawn is a better placement for window shade and privacy.
Frangis are super easy to move as well. Put it where you want, you can move it later…

3 years3 yearslenileni posted:
Wall niche next to toilet?

Awesome idea. Keeps everything off the floor! A tall skinny oneset low to the ground near the holder just for toilet rolls would look great.

3 years3 yearslenileni posted:
Advice on pool size and placement please

Id have a lap pool along thefamily and dining of theres room

3 years3 yearslenileni posted:
Advice on changing from laminate bechtops to stone

Granite transformations could still damage splash back unfortunately.
Sorry why again do you want to change the bench? You said in your op you want an upmarket feel, but from the…

3 years3 yearslenileni posted:
My First Investment Property - Help Needed

I agree with whats been said regarding accountant. You want to know all the pros and cons earlier, as this may afftect when and how you spend your sprucing up…

3 years3 yearslenileni posted:
Wanting to buy a "do-er upper" have no idea on costs!

I hava a 3x1 and want to add an ensute and redo the kitchen and bathroom, and know im gonna need at least 150k to do it the way i…

3 years3 yearslenileni posted:
Perth Hills, City of Swan House Design - Feedback & Advice

Im not a fan of the walk through media, i have to say. I think placing furniture could be tricky. I had a walk through livong in my last house…

3 years3 yearslenileni posted:
OB Project - "New vs Old" - Nedlands, WA

Hot! Well done!

3 years3 yearslenileni posted:
Advice on changing from laminate bechtops to stone

It's highly likely you'll need to change the splashback as well. Seems like an expensive excersice to change a white square edge for a white square edge?
My advice is to…

3 years3 yearslenileni posted:
How long to water new turf for?

We laid lawn late December and watered three times a day for about 10 mins per station,for 6 weeks. We got a sprinkler exception from water corp.

3 years3 yearslenileni posted:
Plan/Design Related - Suggestion/Review/Feedback!

An architect shoule be able to resolve passive solar/good natural light/slope concerns for garage. There should be a way to resolve and minimise any 'cons'.
Personally id endevour to not…

3 years3 yearslenileni posted:
OB Project - "New vs Old" - Nedlands, WA

Great progress. The skylights look amazing!

3 years3 yearslenileni posted:
Trixee's Passive Solar Build Perth

Love love love your curtains!

3 years3 yearslenileni posted:
R-code setbacks - pergola vs patios

It is possible to have a covered pergola 500mm off the boundary in perth (stirling). You can also habe the posts on the bounday if you swish but the roof…

3 years3 yearslenileni posted:
OB Project - "New vs Old" - Nedlands, WA

Looking fantastic. Well done with the purlins!

3 years3 yearslenileni posted:
Convert fence to gate (Colourbond)

Id guess they are new gates. Any fencing company would also supply gates

3 years3 yearslenileni posted:
Fed up with my builder - now crapping in my toilets

I think you need to move on from the toilet, gross as it is, it can be cleaned. They are walking on your floor too, using the doors, using the…

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