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14 d14 dLouBirLouBir posted:
Our KDR journey on Lake Macquarie- XMAS HANDOVER

People! You are right to move past it. Some fights aren't worth the stress. It's likely he resents the fact you have a nice new home.

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15 d15 dLouBirLouBir posted:
Our KDR journey on Lake Macquarie- XMAS HANDOVER

When you say the neighbor won't agree to take down the fence....Are you referring to the sheets of corrugated iron crudely nailed to old posts in this photo?

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15 d15 dLouBirLouBir posted:
Kitchen/laundry renovation

Hi i tried to view the pics in the dropbox but can't get access. Do you have a floorplan I can look at?

1 month1 monthLouBirLouBir posted:
Is 'package' a thing here?

Hahaha.
Does the kit have everything in it? Like bricks and trusses? Would I have to organise my own slab?

1 month1 monthLouBirLouBir posted:
Tiny kitchen layout help

Ditch the dining table and put in a nook. Run bench all the way along wall. Also run the built in all the way along to accommodate the television that…

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1 month1 monthLouBirLouBir posted:
Fibreglass v Concrete

Concrete cracks. The obvious choice to me is fibreglass. I am not a person of great wealth, but I have had both concrete pools and fibreglass and I would take…

1 month1 monthLouBirLouBir posted:
How to remove spray paint from floor

Hi before you use those harsh chemicals please try Eucalyptus oil. not a cheap nasty one but the Thursday island one will work. Put some on a clean rag and…

1 month1 monthLouBirLouBir posted:
Urgent Help with Paint Colours!

There is another thread here about the colour 'Hogs Bristle' and it seems to work on exterior. Not quite modern and not quite old fashioned. I know it sounds awful…

1 month1 monthLouBirLouBir posted:
Is Hog Bristle a modern or contemporary colour?

Such an awful name 'hog bristle' but it's such a versatile colour. I also have those cream colored windows in my current place and you are right, they are damn…

1 month1 monthLouBirLouBir posted:
Good painter recommendation - Western Sydney

We used and I can't recommend them highly enough. Not sure if they go out that far, but if they do then you are in luck. The guy who…

2 months2 monthsLouBirLouBir posted:
Coral Daydream 32

I had never actually heard of mocka! Love everything on the site! Thanks so much for the heads up. There's my Friday night taken care of hahaha! *browses*
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2 months2 monthsLouBirLouBir posted:
What does a solicitor/conveyancer do?

I can vouch for CS Conveyancing in Sydney as well. It was a few years ago now but the lady was really thorough with our home. First home buyers grant…

2 months2 monthsLouBirLouBir posted:
Major Renovation

I love this sink! What sort of counter top did you use? I like the idea of some of these cement counter tops with those raised sinks in them. This…

2 months2 monthsLouBirLouBir posted:
Coral Daydream 32

I love that coffee table!! Where did you get it please?? The white one with wood legs. Also is that dining table matching?
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LouBir wrote:

Does this swivel outwards when you open the cupboard?

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2 months2 monthsLouBirLouBir posted:
Major Renovation

Haha. I feel complete now I have helped somebody! What did you get? Please tell me those black taps? I am in love with them. I feel like ripping my…

2 months2 monthsLouBirLouBir posted:
Dog Resistant Fly Screen from Bunnings?

Ive rubbed chilli peppers on it and tried some spray the pet shop sold me. She has anxiety and the kids next door throw things at her over the fence.…

2 months2 monthsLouBirLouBir posted:
Is 'package' a thing here?

There is a company in ireland where you can buy a 'kit' or 'package' to owner build and I've never heard of it here. So you order and pick a…

2 months2 monthsLouBirLouBir posted:
URBAN MYTHS .... ?

I live next door to housing commission. The make noise day and night. They vomit on the fence right next to my kitchen. I would rather they were mowing.

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2 months2 monthsLouBirLouBir posted:
Dog Resistant Fly Screen from Bunnings?

Amen to that Saint Mike! Shes a rescue dog. 9 years old. A former puppy mill mama. Spent her life trying to scratch out of a cage. We have taught…

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2 months2 monthsLouBirLouBir posted:
Dog Resistant Fly Screen from Bunnings?

Thanks for your help Saint Mike. Yes it's a small dog. I put a sheet of thick plastic in there and she pulled it out and ripped it up. I…

2 months2 monthsLouBirLouBir posted:
Major Renovation

Hi not sure if you are in NSW or not, but I redid my bathroom and I went to this warehouse at Parramatta. Super cheap stuff there but good quality.…

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2 months2 monthsLouBirLouBir posted:
Dog Resistant Fly Screen from Bunnings?

Berek, is that from bunnings? Was it expensive? Thanks.

2 months2 monthsLouBirLouBir posted:
URBAN MYTHS .... ?

Thanks for the tip. I will try that. Is it white vinegar and water? What ratio do you recommend?

2 months2 monthsLouBirLouBir posted:
Changing brick selection when site has started

If its a common brick they may be able to change and re-allocate that load to another project. Worth a try.

2 months2 monthsLouBirLouBir posted:
Bedroom Feature Wall Colour Help

I keep saying this but can you use white or eggshell and make the wall pop with some artwork, like a very large canvas? Just thinking of resale value.

2 months2 monthsLouBirLouBir posted:
Master Bedroom Help!

I can't see the images....What are the dimensions? My master was the garage and I also have walk in robe and ensuite. The size is quite decent but remember to…

2 months2 monthsLouBirLouBir posted:
Planning a home renovation. Help!

Pink is a mistake. She will get sick of it and it's hard to cover up once it's up there. I suggest white or eggshell through the whole house, this…

2 months2 monthsLouBirLouBir posted:
URBAN MYTHS .... ?

I would love it if there was a way to keep those cats off my grass and garden. Their smell is so bad that if I open the windows, the…

2 months2 monthsLouBirLouBir posted:
Builder using neighbours electricity supply

$50 a week!!! I am dying to know how the builder responds. So unprofessional.

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