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6 years6 yearsmrs_smithmrs_smith posted:
Glass Roof for Patio

Thanks Stewie :)

6 years6 yearsmrs_smithmrs_smith posted:
Glass Roof for Patio

It's going to sit on an angle overlapping an existing roof with a gap approximately 30-40mm above the roof. It would be only 2m wide as it's a narrow area,…

6 years6 yearsmrs_smithmrs_smith posted:
Glass Roof for Patio

We've noticed a few of the new buildings in the city have a verandas around them with a glass roof. After seeing it, we would love to put it over…

6 years6 yearsmrs_smithmrs_smith posted:
Rotary Clotheslines - Fixed or Foldable?

Our foldable one collapsed just outside of warranty, with just one set of sheets on it... So even if fixed isn't the same as it used to be, it's still…

6 years6 yearsmrs_smithmrs_smith posted:
Liquid limestone versus poured concrete - advice appreciated

Concrete:
- Cheaper
- Less porous (but still porous so should be sealed to prevent stains). If you do get stains, you should wash it off as if you leave…

6 years6 yearsmrs_smithmrs_smith posted:
Basic Receiver or Blu Ray with Inputs

Thanks Matt :)

6 years6 yearsmrs_smithmrs_smith posted:
Upgraded cornices not applicable to WIL & Robes?

We upgraded our cornices and they put it everywhere.... Check your contract and if it's not in there, then raise it with your SS. If it is in your contract…

6 years6 yearsmrs_smithmrs_smith posted:
Roller blinds - Over roll or Hidden? Recessed or Face?

With it recessed we get enough light coming in during the day that you can make your way around the rooms without putting on the light. We also have a…

6 years6 yearsmrs_smithmrs_smith posted:
Polishing Laminate Floors

*bump* has anyone tried this?

6 years6 yearsmrs_smithmrs_smith posted:
Window Covering Inspiration

Thank you everyone for your help. We've decided to go for double rollers after discussing the pros and cons with a couple of blinds places.

6 years6 yearsmrs_smithmrs_smith posted:
Polishing Laminate Floors

My SIL recently bought some laminate floor polish at Bunnings to spruce up her laminate floors before selling the house and it looked FANTASTIC. Once it was on, the grooves…

6 years6 yearsmrs_smithmrs_smith posted:
Window Covering Inspiration

Oh and I'm not sure if the venetians will look as nice as the rollers as with rollers, we can get matching fabric in the panels, but the panels will…

6 years6 yearsmrs_smithmrs_smith posted:
Window Covering Inspiration

Ok Mr Smith has narrowed it down. We definitely want panel blinds over the doors. We are undecided between Charcoal Aluminium Venetians and Charcoal Double Rollers with a Sunscreen inner…

6 years6 yearsmrs_smithmrs_smith posted:
Window Covering Inspiration

We just have roller blinds at the moment (recessed and hidden roll). We wanted charcoal but got talked out of it by the parentals who thought it would make the…

6 years6 yearsmrs_smithmrs_smith posted:
Window Covering Inspiration

I never thought I'd be the type of person to say this but...
I HATE our window coverings (and our security screens). We've had them for a year, I was…

6 years6 yearsmrs_smithmrs_smith posted:
Roller blinds - Over roll or Hidden? Recessed or Face?

We have roll hidden and recessed. There was no different in terms of blocking the light as it's still in the window recess if that makes sense. You will still…

7 years7 yearsmrs_smithmrs_smith posted:
Paving vs liquid limestone

Cool. Well if you do need to know the name of it, then just post in this thread and I'll give him a call.

7 years7 yearsmrs_smithmrs_smith posted:
Paving vs liquid limestone

Duke - did you still need that questions answered? My Uncle used to lay liquid limestone so I can ask him. The sealer on ours went down a couple of…

7 years7 yearsmrs_smithmrs_smith posted:
mr smith&mrs_smiths building adventures-update pg12-DIY

Thank you :) It's taken us so much hard work to get to this point but it has been worth it! :)

7 years7 yearsmrs_smithmrs_smith posted:
Retaining wall responsibility

If you need to upgrade the existing retaining wall, I believe that will be your cost, not the neighbours, it won't be the split as discussed above. You'll probably have…

7 years7 yearsmrs_smithmrs_smith posted:
Basic Receiver or Blu Ray with Inputs

Thank you so much for that! That is much closer in the price range we are going for and there's not too much fancy stuff in it either that we…

7 years7 yearsmrs_smithmrs_smith posted:
Basic Receiver or Blu Ray with Inputs

Thanks for that. It looks like it's going to cost us a lot more than we though... We'll have to think about it. Thank you for letting me know about…

7 years7 yearsmrs_smithmrs_smith posted:
mr smith&mrs_smiths building adventures-update pg12-DIY

Blinds on our front door. The option was frosted glass for $1200, wooden doors for $1500 or 2 custom made blinds for only $400. The blinds are awesome as we…

7 years7 yearsmrs_smithmrs_smith posted:
mr smith&mrs_smiths building adventures-update pg12-DIY

It's been a while since we've posted on here. We've been spending every waking moment doing something on the house or doing something for the wedding! The house still isn't…

7 years7 yearsmrs_smithmrs_smith posted:
Basic Receiver or Blu Ray with Inputs

I'm sorry if I'm asking a questions that's already been asked, I couldn't find anything when I searched. And sorry about the novel, people seem to think what we're asking…

8 years8 yearsmrs_smithmrs_smith posted:
Ideas for redoing driveway for sale?

How about that paint stuff?

8 years8 yearsmrs_smithmrs_smith posted:
What colour pebbles for my garden?

I like the dark ones next to the white ones in the picture. Because of the light ground cover, I think something dark would be nice.

8 years8 yearsmrs_smithmrs_smith posted:
Would you be happy with this?

I wouldn't accept it, it looks like very poor workmanship.

8 years8 yearsmrs_smithmrs_smith posted:
How do you stop yourself from visiting daily?

Lol we didn't. Mr Smith went everyday and I went everyday I was back!

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