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20 d20 dmatt1927matt1927 posted:
Landscaping

Send us a link if you start a thread please.
I’ve finally sourced some bluestone natural pavers although another 4 weeks until delivery. I’m going to get these down and…

27 d27 dmatt1927matt1927 posted:
Landscaping

That’s it. Thanks a lot. Just read and it sounds ideal for what I want.
Think I’m clear on what I want to do now. So next steps is finding out…

28 d28 dmatt1927matt1927 posted:
Landscaping

So on to my order of doing things. I'm thinking I will firstly start with my pavers and then place my big planters which will be home for the two…

28 d28 dmatt1927matt1927 posted:
Landscaping

Oh wow. Look how big the furry things go! They look amazing this big. Think I need to plan this a bit then as I didnt know they got that…

Landscaping
29 d29 dmatt1927matt1927 posted:
Landscaping

And two plants I'd like to look into to add along the side are in pictures below. I've seen these around but have no idea what they are. Would anyone…

29 d29 dmatt1927matt1927 posted:
Landscaping

Thanks for this reply Amile, it's really useful.
Firstly the fence is actually PVC. You'd never think unless you got up close. Apparently its very popular in the US but people…

29 d29 dmatt1927matt1927 posted:
Landscaping

I am going to attempt to get this part of my garden landscaped myself despite never have done landscaping or gardening before. Gulp.
I have a bit of a plan…

Landscaping
1 year1 yearmatt1927matt1927 posted:
PVC/Vinyl Fencing

We are looking at our fencing options for our new build in Perth. We have a corner block so we need roughly a 25m stretch of privacy fencing along the…

PVC/Vinyl Fencing
1 year1 yearmatt1927matt1927 posted:
Pergolas

Thanks for the reply.
North is on the left of the drawing so sun will arrive on to the building for most of the day.
We were thinking of an…

1 year1 yearmatt1927matt1927 posted:
Pergolas

We're currently looking at our options for our outdoor area. We will be having a pool put in so as you will see from the pic below, things are pretty…

Pergolas
1 year1 yearmatt1927matt1927 posted:
Fencing Questions

Good point about being climbable. We will need to consider this when choosing the gap size between slats.
We have some quotes coming in now for both wooden and metal so…

1 year1 yearmatt1927matt1927 posted:
Fencing Questions

We are at the point where we need to choose and pay the deposit on our fencing. We have an idea of the look we want to achieve but unsure…

1 year1 yearmatt1927matt1927 posted:
Laminate vs Engineered timber flooring

Thanks for the tips.
Unfortunately we got priced out of engineered flooring in the end and had to settle for a top end laminate instead. Although it lacks that feel…

1 year1 yearmatt1927matt1927 posted:
Hamptons coastal front elevation

Thanks for the reply.
We have left the windows plain as they will have plantation shutters installed so we didn't want them to look too busy.
We did originally have the garage…

1 year1 yearmatt1927matt1927 posted:
Hamptons coastal front elevation

Just found out that the wooden spikes I was referring to are actually called 'finials'.

1 year1 yearmatt1927matt1927 posted:
Laminate vs Engineered timber flooring

Great reply, very useful info there. Cheers!
We've since had some quotes back and I think it's safe to say that Engineered is out of reach for our budget. Sad face.
We…

1 year1 yearmatt1927matt1927 posted:
Hamptons coastal front elevation

To make our house look Hamptons from the outside We have some weatherboard and some mouldings around the pillars on the porch. I’m wondering if this is enough.
I’m thinking…

Hamptons coastal front elevation
1 year1 yearmatt1927matt1927 posted:
Laminate vs Engineered timber flooring

We are at the point where we now need to select our flooring for our new Hamptons themed house. To conform to the theme we are looking for a dark…

2 years2 yearsmatt1927matt1927 posted:
Using an external designer

Thanks for the reply.
I wont be tendering out the design. It's more a case of us just starting with a blank canvas and letting a design company come up with…

2 years2 yearsmatt1927matt1927 posted:
Using an external designer

Has anyone got any experience of opting for an external designer rather than using an in house designer of a builder?
I'm reading the website of a company in Perth called…

2 years2 yearsmatt1927matt1927 posted:
Masterwall - Resale impacts

Hi all. Glad I have found this forum as I think this is going to be a very useful guide. We are just starting on our journey of building our…

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