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13 years13 yearsn&n02n&n02 posted:
Can you ask for a discount on tile prices?

This is what we did. A tile we liked was on sale for $34.00 psm and the regular price was $46.00 psm. We got told the builder will…

13 years13 yearsn&n02n&n02 posted:
Have you ever had a retaining wall dispute with developers?

I'm not quite sure if this is the same situation, but it sounds similar.
As you can see on the attached pic, for some reason, the developers didn't build our retaining…

Have you ever had a retaining wall dispute with developers?
13 years13 yearsn&n02n&n02 posted:
panelled / routed doors

In our old house, which was 70's, we renovated the kitchen in rosewood timber with routed edge doors. The house had polished floors throughout and timber french doors leading…

panelled / routed doors
13 years13 yearsn&n02n&n02 posted:
Eeeek - mould found in our wardrobe - 6 month old house!!

The builder came out to assess the mould.
They said that there is no dampness in the cupboard, the skirting is not swelling so does not indicate water under there and…

13 years13 yearsn&n02n&n02 posted:
Eeeek - mould found in our wardrobe - 6 month old house!!

Not in the wardrobes. We have underlay throughout the rest of the bedrooms - it appears they skimp when it comes to wardrobes - lol.
Sorry, I meant we have…

13 years13 yearsn&n02n&n02 posted:
Eeeek - mould found in our wardrobe - 6 month old house!!

We had a problem with an overflowing gutter and it's on the same wall as this wardrobe:
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Also, guess what I just realised :roll:

13 years13 yearsn&n02n&n02 posted:
Eeeek - mould found in our wardrobe - 6 month old house!!

I decided to move everything off the floor of the wardrobe and I noticed that a picture I had stored in there has mould all over the back! So…

13 years13 yearsn&n02n&n02 posted:
Rendering after handover.... easy?

Mrs P, we rendered the front of our house after handover and then the builders returned to paint it (long story).
The only thing required was the renderers removed the front…

13 years13 yearsn&n02n&n02 posted:
Eeeek - mould found in our wardrobe - 6 month old house!!

The other side is a brick external wall...
Maybe I should hire someone in to do a moisture detection test???

13 years13 yearsn&n02n&n02 posted:
Eeeek - mould found in our wardrobe - 6 month old house!!

We've just recently discovered (and by recently I mean in the last week) mould in the wardrobe of our study on the skirting board. The wardrobe rarely gets used…

13 years13 yearsn&n02n&n02 posted:
Leather upholstered dining chairs?

Do you have Everyday Living near where you guys live?
I just bought this table and chairs from there. The chairs are 100% leather and have a 10 year guarantee…

13 years13 yearsn&n02n&n02 posted:
should all doors be painted on the top and bottom..........

I had my 6 month maintenance check and pointed out to the SS that none of my 13 internal doors and 2 external doors have been painted top or bottom.
4…

13 years13 yearsn&n02n&n02 posted:
What's your all time favourite light caesarstone colour?

I looooove cs buttermilk ::kiss:: ::kiss::. I think its quite new...
I would have used it but we needed depth…

13 years13 yearsn&n02n&n02 posted:
Can anyone recommend a window tinter - Brisbane Northside

We're looking to get 4 windows tinted across the back of our house. Can anyone recommend someone from Brisbane area?
Also can you get window tinting without the "mirror" effect?…

13 years13 yearsn&n02n&n02 posted:
Width of Kitchen Island bench and cupboards

Yep, this is what the stonemason told our builder when we asked to extend our island from 900mm to 1200mm.
DH redesigned it and we have two supporting cabinets on either…

13 years13 yearsn&n02n&n02 posted:
Linen cupboards - what type of doors?

We have mirrored sliding doors in the minor bedrooms so we choose the same for our linen cupboard.
I think it looks really stylish and reflects light in the hallway.

13 years13 yearsn&n02n&n02 posted:
Will whisper white go with my kitchen? Please help! (Pics)

Natural white is quite a creamy white... IMO, I personally would do grand piano 1/4 for ceiling, walls and skirting.
Good luck!! :)

13 years13 yearsn&n02n&n02 posted:
Feature wall help please

My opinion is Walnut Hull behind your TV. This colour seems to look the best with your current furniture and colour scheme throughout your house.
If you particularly want…

13 years13 yearsn&n02n&n02 posted:
Light fittings installed by builder?

We had to source/pay for all our own light fittings through our builder and we got charged $65.00 per light point and that included the actual fitting of any light…

13 years13 yearsn&n02n&n02 posted:
Show me your built in laundry hamper, please

What a fabulous idea!! Never thought of that one. I'll file that away for the next build - lol! :)

13 years13 yearsn&n02n&n02 posted:
Cleaning Induction cooktops

I use a brand called cerapol (available in the supermarket) on my induction cooktop. I then use ceraseal after I've cleaned the cooktop as this is a procter and…

13 years13 yearsn&n02n&n02 posted:
Single phase or 3 phase

:shock: We paid $270 extra through our builder for the upgrade to 3 phase.

13 years13 yearsn&n02n&n02 posted:
Bank is still suffing us around grrr

Sorry to hear of this nettie.b - building can be very exciting but also very stressful.

This is correct. Before your file is released to construction you will need to…

13 years13 yearsn&n02n&n02 posted:
n&n02 - Stacker door issues

Hi retreat dreamer
Thanks for posting such lovely compliments :)
I have to update some more photos soon now that most things are finished!!
Good…

13 years13 yearsn&n02n&n02 posted:
Scootergirl's first build

Love, love, love it!
All looks fabulous!! :)

13 years13 yearsn&n02n&n02 posted:
Things you forget - summary page 32

And don't forget floor drain for your laundry too! We only just realised the other day our laundry doesn't have one. Heaven forbid if the washing machine leaks…

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13 years13 yearsn&n02n&n02 posted:
Dave's Warner Lakes Mansion - * BAM! MOVED IN :-D PG. 9*

Gosh your house has gone up quick!!
Looks great! :)

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