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Lostris

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Joined 4 August 2008
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13 years13 yearsLostrisLostris posted:
Need advice on fixing ripped up turf

thanks for the info beatrix, I think its buffalo we have. The runner bits still seem to be green, so hopefully they will establish themselves again and fill in over…

13 years13 yearsLostrisLostris posted:
Need advice on fixing ripped up turf

My dog has managed to rip up chunks of turf we had laid a couple of months ago. We have the lawn fenced of but he managed to get through…

14 years14 yearsLostrisLostris posted:
Poochie's Bentley - I OWN MY HOUSE!!!

Glad to finally see some pics up! Its so weird seeing my house flipped :lol: I didn't realised you had changed to an underbench…

14 years14 yearsLostrisLostris posted:
We bought tiles! (Best discount tile place EVER!)

Hi Nic, you cant see them great in this pic, but you can get a bit of an idea. Its only on my phone as I've lost my camera download…

14 years14 yearsLostrisLostris posted:
Need advice

I would just check that what you want to do complies with the terms of the FHOG, in regards to this http://www.sro.vic.gov.au/SRO/sronav.ns ... 1A2F0?open

14 years14 yearsLostrisLostris posted:
Eminence Estate at Doreen

Ours was m class but they needed to do deep footings because the built up the front corner of the land. Every builder tried to tell me it was h…

14 years14 yearsLostrisLostris posted:
Do Glass cupboards have the green tinge?

Short answer is yes unless you get starfire glass. But some colours wont really show the green tinge, so you dont always need it.

14 years14 yearsLostrisLostris posted:
compatable toilet with Cistern?

it will largely come down to the amount of water that the cistern flushes. Is it an Australian cistern? If it is it should be a 6/3 or 4.5/3 flush.…

14 years14 yearsLostrisLostris posted:
The house O'Lostris HANDOVER DONE, ITS OURS!!!!!!!

WE OWN OUR HOUSE!!!!!! Got a call from supervisor at lunch to say it was finished, so we went out this arvo to sign the paperwork and pick up the…

14 years14 yearsLostrisLostris posted:
The house O'Lostris HANDOVER DONE, ITS OURS!!!!!!!

not ready for tomorrow :( Still a couple of little things to fix up. But got the cheque from the bank so ready to go when…

14 years14 yearsLostrisLostris posted:
Urgent Tiling Advice Needed

you would find that they either had slightly larger grout lines on the wall, or they didn't exactly line up, they just looked like they did.
I would be very…

14 years14 yearsLostrisLostris posted:
Colour for Benchtops to Match Laminex Blackened Linewood

I used blackend linewood for all our cabinetry. The kitchen had Essa Stone Crystal Salt (equivalent to caesar stone ice snow) and in the bathrooms we just used the blacked…

14 years14 yearsLostrisLostris posted:
Urgent Tiling Advice Needed

Are you laying the wall tiles horizontally? If thats the case than you will never get them aligning exactly, as the floor tiles will have a grout line through the…

15 years15 yearsLostrisLostris posted:
The house O'Lostris HANDOVER DONE, ITS OURS!!!!!!!

Well we had our PCI on Friday, and found very little wrong. Pretty much just paint touchups. The house wasn't completely finished, as a result of someone stealing our front…

15 years15 yearsLostrisLostris posted:
Eminence Estate at Doreen

Don't worry Cal, it just means that you will have a whole street full of people to look after your build and stop things getting nicked :)

15 years15 yearsLostrisLostris posted:
Who else here, started their build in July 2009?

We started 3rd week of July, having final walkthrough next Friday. ours is 30sq single storey

15 years15 yearsLostrisLostris posted:
The house O'Lostris HANDOVER DONE, ITS OURS!!!!!!!

I HAVE A CAMERA CABLE!!!!!!!! ::lol:: ::lol:: ::lol::
Hubby bought one home for me. So…

15 years15 yearsLostrisLostris posted:
The house O'Lostris HANDOVER DONE, ITS OURS!!!!!!!

I know! I couldn't believe it either. They were always going to be hard blocks to build on. The house on the corner behind us has a lot of…

15 years15 yearsLostrisLostris posted:
Which white to paint entire interior of house?

We painted our whole house in bristol Cottonball, looks really good. Its a nice stark white, no grey or yellow tinge. The light bounces around heaps because of it and…

15 years15 yearsLostrisLostris posted:
The house O'Lostris HANDOVER DONE, ITS OURS!!!!!!!

we got our driveway done today! And I still cant find my camera cable!!!!! It looks good though :)

15 years15 yearsLostrisLostris posted:
The house O'Lostris HANDOVER DONE, ITS OURS!!!!!!!

PCI is 6th November!!!!!!!! Supervisor told us yesterday! Thats a total of 15 weeks from day of site scrape. Man they were fast. We had a look through today and…

15 years15 yearsLostrisLostris posted:
The house O'Lostris HANDOVER DONE, ITS OURS!!!!!!!

Hey poochie :) Its all going good, lots of little stuff happening, just been too lazy to upload pics :) Tiling is…

15 years15 yearsLostrisLostris posted:
Bank Paying invoice's

We get our builder to email us the invoice, but the bank requires it to be faxed or mailed :roll: We're with BankWest…

15 years15 yearsLostrisLostris posted:
The house O'Lostris HANDOVER DONE, ITS OURS!!!!!!!

We have tiles! Well some anyway :) Tiler started today and hopes to be finished by Tuesday, electrician is booked for Monday and Plumber for Wednesday…

15 years15 yearsLostrisLostris posted:
what type of edge this benchtop is ?

Its called a 90 degree roll boxtop. Either that or square set is standard to semi recessed basins.

15 years15 yearsLostrisLostris posted:
How do I install this towel rail??

That rail should have some round discs that you screw into the wall first, and then you fit the rail over the top of the discs and tighten it with…

15 years15 yearsLostrisLostris posted:
Over head drencher Arm length

2.7 may be a little high. When I used to design these into bathrooms I generally put them at about 2.1, 2.2. I think a standard vertical arm comes in…

15 years15 yearsLostrisLostris posted:
The house O'Lostris HANDOVER DONE, ITS OURS!!!!!!!

Haha, DH cops that all the time. Tomorrow night I'm going out for drinks with a few girls I met on a wedding forum, so he's used to it now…

15 years15 yearsLostrisLostris posted:
The house O'Lostris HANDOVER DONE, ITS OURS!!!!!!!

Yes stop by Cinny! I nearly knocked on your door the other day but i thought that would be rude :lol:

15 years15 yearsLostrisLostris posted:
The house O'Lostris HANDOVER DONE, ITS OURS!!!!!!!

yeah i got a weird pm from you that was just a quoted comment!

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