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3 years3 yearsmrslinmrslin posted:
Perth - Architect / building designer recommendations

Hello, we are building with Ultimo Constructions and they have an architect that can do custom design for you. They've been amazing to deal with! Any questions please PM me

4 years4 yearsmrslinmrslin posted:
Timbermax Engineered Timber

Hi all, anyone used Timbermax Engineered Timber? How is it in terms of quality and scratch resistancy?
Any feedback will be greatly appreciated.
We are looking at the Spotted Gum Timbermax.

4 years4 yearsmrslinmrslin posted:
Keys 19/10/15. Moved in 10/11/15. Landscaping + a deck ideas

Honeywood, we used roller blinds for our first build. With roller blinds, you can have sheer or blackout or even both. We had roller blinds everywhere in the house including…

9 years9 yearsmrslinmrslin posted:
Mushrooms on grass

We followed the instructions in this forum for our soil/turf prep. Lots of time and efforts went into this. A few weeks after laid, one or two mushrooms started showing…

9 years9 yearsmrslinmrslin posted:
Weeds on Empire Zoyzia Lawn after first mowing

Hi Fu thanks for your reply.
can you please advise, what do I spray the weeds with? Would the grass be dead from the spray?

9 years9 yearsmrslinmrslin posted:
Weeds on Empire Zoyzia Lawn after first mowing

We recently had our lawn mowed for the first time since laying 8 weeks ago.
It has been a week after mowing and we noticed there's lots of weeds growing on…

9 years9 yearsmrslinmrslin posted:
Mushrooms on ez turf

Hi Fu, we did the soil prep based on the turf laying thread. Used organic soil, spongolite, zeolite, bentonite, olsens and seamungus. Would you suggest to handpick the mushrooms?

9 years9 yearsmrslinmrslin posted:
Mushrooms on ez turf

We had ez turf laid six weeks ago, and I just noticed there are a few mushrooms growing on it. Is this normal? Anyone know how to get rid of…

9 years9 yearsmrslinmrslin posted:
Switch Homes - Landscaped! Yay no more sand!! Happy Feggle's

Lifeggle, may I ask where you got your pool and how much it costs? We are looking for a pool around that size. Cheers

9 years9 yearsmrslinmrslin posted:
Perth Air Con Installers

Try winton air conditioning. their price is good and service was excellent.

9 years9 yearsmrslinmrslin posted:
Tainted EZ turf rolls - should I give supplier a serve?

I also got my EZ turf from lovegrove, it's been 4 weeks since laid and the 'crabgrass' lare growing more and more on a lot of areas (same as the…

9 years9 yearsmrslinmrslin posted:
Liquid Limestone Finishing

onc_artisan
I sealed my slab with the Crommellin's Water Based paving sealer. Would this be sufficient?

9 years9 yearsmrslinmrslin posted:
Liquid Limestone Finishing

We just had liquid limestone poured, and the surface feels very rough on the foot.
Is it normal that liquid limestone has a rough surface?

9 years9 yearsmrslinmrslin posted:
TURF LAYING SUMMARY and what has become many things turf :)

Fu thanks for the advice. Will get organic soil and zeolite from gardener's direct delivered just before christmas. Should I order spongolite too?
After doing some googling, I found this product…

9 years9 yearsmrslinmrslin posted:
TURF LAYING SUMMARY and what has become many things turf :)

Fu, where to find Olsens Green Bio in Perth?
I have tried 3 Bunnings with no luck. I read that this can be replaced by bactivate, is this easier to find…

9 years9 yearsmrslinmrslin posted:
Cooper's Build - Perth NOR - Moved in! :)

Cooper thanks for the pic! we are so getting one =)
Good luck with the turf and look forward to some photos once it's done.

9 years9 yearsmrslinmrslin posted:
TURF LAYING SUMMARY and what has become many things turf :)

Hi Linelefty
Where did you get the manual linear hoe from as we are looking for one, also will you be able to post a pic of it.
Thanks

9 years9 yearsmrslinmrslin posted:
Cooper's Build - Perth NOR - Moved in! :)

Hi Cooper may I ask what tools you used to level out the sand? It seems very flat!
We have 130 sqm to level out before the lawn goes down and…

9 years9 yearsmrslinmrslin posted:
TURF LAYING SUMMARY and what has become many things turf :)

Hi linelefty
I am too planning to put down EZ turf before Christmas.
Did you use any Bentonite Clay for your soil prep? also, can you recommend any places that can hire…

9 years9 yearsmrslinmrslin posted:
TURF LAYING SUMMARY and what has become many things turf :)

Hi Fu
Was reading your thread page 1-26, but still a bit confused.
Do we need Bentonite Clay for sandy soil? (in Perth, Dianella to be exact).
What I gathered so far: organic…

9 years9 yearsmrslinmrslin posted:
Heater Fan Light "3 in 1" For Sale

I have for sale:
- Martec Contour 4 Bathroom Heater Fan Light. RRP: $139.90. Reduced to $80.
- Martec Contour 2 Bathroom Heater Fan Light. RRP: $104.90. Reduced to $60.
They are brand…

10 years10 yearsmrslinmrslin posted:
Building with Plunkett Homes Perth

Hi marcel,
sorry for the late reply.
I have sent you a PM on the flooring details.
cheers

10 years10 yearsmrslinmrslin posted:
Building with Plunkett Homes Perth

Hi Bagghera
We have received credit twice for the site cost provisional sums. The amount was credited to the next progress payment. The actualisation of the PS will be done in…

10 years10 yearsmrslinmrslin posted:
Building with Plunkett Homes Perth

AG congrats on your progress, the exciting stage starts from now!
We got our soakwells as part of the site works.
We have just reached lock up. Cabinets & tiling are coming…

10 years10 yearsmrslinmrslin posted:
Building with Plunkett Homes Perth

Hi all
We just realised, our clause 11 has been left blank too.. but I wouldn't worry too much about it. Same as Alexjohn, we have received some credit back from…

10 years10 yearsmrslinmrslin posted:
Ducted vs split aircond

dadansue
we are in perth. Living area is around 180 sqm, 3 bedrooms, single level, new house, insulated.
which would be more efficient, having a ducted system or multiple wall split?
thanks!

10 years10 yearsmrslinmrslin posted:
Building with Plunkett Homes Perth

Hi Morph
We feel the same way.
We were not given the contact number of the site supervisor and haven't been able to contact him directly.
Everytime we had to call the…

10 years10 yearsmrslinmrslin posted:
What colour is this?

Could be Laminex Stipple Hemp

10 years10 yearsmrslinmrslin posted:
Building with Plunkett Homes Perth

hi fullhamc
I agree with you that the sitecost with plunkett can be excessive. Our provisional sum was around $5k more than expected.
We did have extra for the things you mentioned…

10 years10 yearsmrslinmrslin posted:
Building with Plunkett Homes Perth

toby
thanks! we clarified with them and yes they are the right bricks. The colour is a bit different than the sample but I think they will still go well with…

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