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nonie

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8 years8 yearsnonienonie posted:
williams landing

Hi All
we have just finished our construction in the kingswell estate. Am looking for an electrician to help us with the light fittings. We got all light points just…

8 years8 yearsnonienonie posted:
Breeze air or Brivis cooling for double storey ??

Hi All
We are nearing the completion of our double storey (38 sqs) in melb and looking at cooling options. I understand we can only put cooling upstairs and system…

9 years9 yearsnonienonie posted:
Investment property-tiles or laminate? What do u say..

Hi
We constructing a double storey primarily as an investment.
We still undecided if we should put tiles or laminate flooring on the ground floor. We have about 100 m2…

9 years9 yearsnonienonie posted:
Timber Impressions Laminate

hi jimkones
we installed the timeber impression from HN back in 2009. We been really happy with it, even after my 3 yr old has rum his scooters over it, but…

9 years9 yearsnonienonie posted:
Evaporative cooling myths

Hi
Given this thread was regardign vcooling myths so I thought will post my query here.
I am going to start building double storey house in williams landing. My builder…

12 years12 yearsnonienonie posted:
Questions about soil preparation for natives

I have jsut started gardening so trying my hand at it. While planting my Natives i added gypsum along (as our soil is v clayey)
A few months down i…

12 years12 yearsnonienonie posted:
Appropriate turf for Melbourne

Hi Vpande
I have kikuyu in my lawn - front and back. i would say i am quite happy with the way its tolerated winters overall! the front area gets lots…

12 years12 yearsnonienonie posted:
Take your pick- Electric / Petrol Lawn Mower

Wow There seems to be a clear winner in the poll (as of now )
Thanks everyone for your responses !
I went over the weekend and got a Masport…

12 years12 yearsnonienonie posted:
Take your pick- Electric / Petrol Lawn Mower

Thanks billdsl for reply !
My grass area is about 160 sqm. I have grass at back and fornt part of house.
Hmm given its hardy Kikiyu variety i would…

12 years12 yearsnonienonie posted:
Take your pick- Electric / Petrol Lawn Mower

Hi All
We just in the phase where out Kikuyu grass has started to look like a bit of a forest. ::: Hence hubby and…

12 years12 yearsnonienonie posted:
Leather Couches!

Hi Sierra, Ash, Macy, Onc
Thanks for reply. Will get hold of the Pelle care products ! :z:
Along with the furniture I got a note…

12 years12 yearsnonienonie posted:
Leather Couches!

Hi All
We just moved in our house abour 3-4 weeks back and settling in. We bought few leather couches, recliners and I was wondering if anyone can recommend products…

12 years12 yearsnonienonie posted:
Kikuyu Vs Couch?? - no empire in Melb :(

:D Thanks S&T !
Hoping to now start adding some plants ::wink::

12 years12 yearsnonienonie posted:
Kikuyu Vs Couch?? - no empire in Melb :(

Hi
Here comes the garden pics !
I have uploaded them in my blog site in link below:
http://buildingthehorizon.blogspot.com
Initially the land was all dug with bobcat and then levelled and filled…

12 years12 yearsnonienonie posted:
for those who have finished a qustion

I would say ours took about a month.. from internal painting till handover.

12 years12 yearsnonienonie posted:
Kikuyu Vs Couch?? - no empire in Melb :(

Hi Lee
He was resonable in his rates, does better on cash too. It will depend on how much area you planning to get done and its accessibility. give him…

12 years12 yearsnonienonie posted:
Kikuyu Vs Couch?? - no empire in Melb :(

Hi lee
Even I am in the western suburbof melb. He is a landscaper and also a contractor for HG turd so does lawns too. You can get him to…

12 years12 yearsnonienonie posted:
Kikuyu Vs Couch?? - no empire in Melb :(

HI There
here the update from my end.. After much debate and not finding empire grass (sorry Fu.. tried my best!) we finally thought of going ahead with kikuyu. Hubby…

13 years13 yearsnonienonie posted:
Slab type in Wyndham Waters

Hi All
Happy to announce am in my new home now - In Dunlin crescent , jsut shifted last week!
Lee , we built with henley.
Incase you are looking…

13 years13 yearsnonienonie posted:
Kikuyu Vs Couch?? - no empire in Melb :(

Hi All
Thanks a LOT for your help and responses. I have been also doing some more research and diggin around with y our help.
I called the guys from…

13 years13 yearsnonienonie posted:
Letterbox.. Help cant !

Hi All
I went around on the old Geelong road and after much hunting finally found one.
Its available at Greens nursery (very close to Bunnings) on opposite side. Great…

13 years13 yearsnonienonie posted:
Kikuyu Vs Couch?? - no empire in Melb :(

Hi Nicola
Thanks for your reply. Have you installed Empire ? How do you find it?
I have been going all around trying to find a sample and atleast see how…

13 years13 yearsnonienonie posted:
Kikuyu Vs Couch?? - no empire in Melb :(

Hi All
we looking at getting Turf installed at our new home approx 111 sqm. I called quite a few pople and no one seems to use Empire zyosia much…

13 years13 yearsnonienonie posted:
Letterbox.. Help cant !

Hi lisanne, southies
thanks for your instant reponse !! :)
Can you advise what type if paint I should get for the concrete box -…

13 years13 yearsnonienonie posted:
Letterbox.. Help cant !

Hi All
I am trying to find a nice concrete letterbox .. and all in vain. I am located in western suburb of melourne - Williams Landing.
I went across to…

13 years13 yearsnonienonie posted:
This is how my inspection went..

Cascade
Sorry to hear you had same horrid experience ! I wish too i had read your post and not wasted time n money going through him !
I really do…

13 years13 yearsnonienonie posted:
This is how my inspection went..

Thanks Samira :) Good to have neighbour like you!!
Its just been so frustrating trying to keep calling him as well as his PA with no…

13 years13 yearsnonienonie posted:
This is how my inspection went..

Here is the update..
After repeated ph call and email to request the report, my hubby decided it was enough. We wrote to them - thats it - no report…

13 years13 yearsnonienonie posted:
This is how my inspection went..

Hi All
I had my handover inspection mid last week. I got Mr "K" to do the external inspection. The good part was there was not major changes - few…

13 years13 yearsnonienonie posted:
HIA : Security window glazing - any one used it?

Thanks Ed, GSk for replies
Ed - you raised a real good point about the film being upto edges , so it can be broken more easily from frame point.…

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