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14 years14 yearsMel_jadeMel_jade posted:
Point Cook and Sanctuary Lakes

Hi there,
Check out a recent discussion on this topic, which should help...
https://forum.homeone.com.au/viewtopic.php?t=326
Personally, I am just moving away from the area to live closer to the city.…

14 years14 yearsMel_jadeMel_jade posted:
Kitchen cupboard doors - cheap suppliers?

Sorry - forgot to mention that! I'm in Footscray, Victoria.

14 years14 yearsMel_jadeMel_jade posted:
Kitchen cupboard doors - cheap suppliers?

Hi all,
Does anyone know of a cheap supplier (decent quality) of kitchen/bathroom cupboard doors? I am looking for those with a plain profile in white gloss.
My dad is fitting my…

14 years14 yearsMel_jadeMel_jade posted:
Glass tiled splashbacks - heat resistance?

Thanks - will do so. Not really looking forward to scrubbing the pasta sauce flecks out of the grout, so will definately look for a good quality product!
Cheers,
Mel

14 years14 yearsMel_jadeMel_jade posted:
Glass tiled splashbacks - heat resistance?

Great - thanks to you both!
My dad is laying them for me and isn't sure if he needs to use a fire-proof material behind them (cement sheeting???).
Your thoughts??
Cheers,
Mel
PS -…

14 years14 yearsMel_jadeMel_jade posted:
Glass tiled splashbacks - heat resistance?

Hi all,
I've decided on using glass mosaic tiles as my kitchen splashback. They look great, are cost effective, however I'm unsure as to the requirements when layinjg them to make…

14 years14 yearsMel_jadeMel_jade posted:
Point Cook anybody??????

Hi Ray - my parents house is actually in Sanctuary Lakes. They have lived here for around 9 years and there have been no issues at all with movement (to…

14 years14 yearsMel_jadeMel_jade posted:
Point Cook anybody??????

Hi Fu,
By beach, I definately meant Altona! :D
Mel

14 years14 yearsMel_jadeMel_jade posted:
Dodgy Building Inspection??

Hi Lotte,
I had a very similar experience. I had a building inspection done and was told that the inside walls in the bathroom/laundry as well as the outer cladding of…

14 years14 yearsMel_jadeMel_jade posted:
Point Cook anybody??????

Hi Milt,
I am living in Pt Cook at the moment with my parents and have been for the last 5 years or so.
No smells that I can detect

14 years14 yearsMel_jadeMel_jade posted:
Cheap blinds

Thanks! I have logged onto both sites and ordered samples for both. What did we ever do before the internet? :)

14 years14 yearsMel_jadeMel_jade posted:
Cheap blinds

Hi all,
I am looking for roller blinds that are reasonable quality and cost-effective.
Does anyone have contacts?
Cheers,
Mel

14 years14 yearsMel_jadeMel_jade posted:
Pre-finished hardwood floor vs pre-finished timber floating

Thanks Luke. Well fingers crossed! Will keep you posted.
:)

14 years14 yearsMel_jadeMel_jade posted:
Pre-finished hardwood floor vs pre-finished timber floating

The concrete slab was laid over 50 years ago and most of it is also covered by vinyl tiles. Shouldn't this be enough to prevent the moisture? I used Bostik…

14 years14 yearsMel_jadeMel_jade posted:
Pre-finished hardwood floor vs pre-finished timber floating

You won't regreat the kempas flooring from Ebay (if it's the same one that I sent the link for).
I saw the product and it's lovely - really glossy and easy…

14 years14 yearsMel_jadeMel_jade posted:
Pre-finished hardwood floor vs pre-finished timber floating

I used 14 ml solid overlay. We nailed the 3ml plywood to the concrete (using concrete nails), then glued the overlay to the plywood.
Does this seem a bad way of…

14 years14 yearsMel_jadeMel_jade posted:
Pre-finished hardwood floor vs pre-finished timber floating

Hi -
I was going to buy my floating floor from Ebay, but ended up deciding on a solid overlay instead.
The one I decided on was this...
http://cgi.ebay.com.au/Timber-Flooring-…

14 years14 yearsMel_jadeMel_jade posted:
Hi there

Many thanks for the welcoming messages! :)
Have been taking many pics along the way...very good advice.
I'm in Victoria and my humble abode is…

14 years14 yearsMel_jadeMel_jade posted:
Frosted Perspex splashback

Hmm...
Your comments have all been very helpful. I didn't think about the cleaning products problem. I guess it's probably not worth taking the risk - particularly because of the heat…

14 years14 yearsMel_jadeMel_jade posted:
Hi there

Hi all,
I'm a 27 year old girl in the final stages of renovating a Victorian miners cottage.
I've come across many challenges in my pursuit of the perfect home - particularly…

14 years14 yearsMel_jadeMel_jade posted:
Frosted Perspex splashback

Hi all,
I read somewhere that a cheaper alternative to a glass splashback is using frosted Perspex. Sounds like a great idea - the colour is quite similar to glass and…

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